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Speed up your Android device with LagFix

I still have my trusted Nexus 7 2012 version. It’s not the fastest tablet in the world, but definitely a handy one that allows me to check my email when I require, play a few games or watch some videos. A few months back I installed CyanogenMod in order to replace the stock android. If …

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Public DNS Servers Tool

Quickly change your DNS servers with Public DNS Server Tool

Even though you may have a high speed broadband connection, you’d still want to squeeze out some extra juice from it, especially when browsing websites. Switching to a public DNS instead of your ISPs DNS can be extremely useful in achieving this target. As the Google Public DNS website explains some reasons to switch: Provide end users with an alternative to their current DNS service.

Keep your Mac running smoothly with CleanGenius – Win a copy here!

A few months back I purchased a MacBook Pro. Over the past few months, I have been gradually familiarising myself with the operating system and the features it has to offer. Like any other computer operating system, the Mac OS X needs regular cleaning, both on the inside and the outside.

SysTrayMeter: displays CPU and RAM usage

I needed a monitoring software to see when my CPU usage would cause a spike alongwith a noticeable drop in the free RAM. Although, I found a great many freeware and shareware options, very few met all the criteria I had in mind: should be freeware should be portable (no installation needed) should be as small as possible should have some customisable features It didn’t take me long to find, use and now recommend SysTrayMeter. It meets all the criteria set out above – weighing in at a measly 15 KB (That’s right!

Say Goodbye to your Start Menu with Guillotine

Long long time ago, I wrote about two software that will allow you to Say Goodbye to your Windows Start Menu. Yet another software that provides a similar functionality is called Guillotine. Guillotine is a free and lightweight Windows utility that allows you to quickly and naturally access items you commonly (and uncommonly) use like programs, bookmarks, contacts, and web searches.

How to backup your registry and maintain multiple copies

First off, a little background for the uninitiated amongst us Windows users. What is the Windows Registry? Short Answer: It’s a central database (although consisting of multipe files), if you will, that stores settings of Windows and most, if not all, the programs that exist on your hard drive.

Three Freeware Tools to Defragment your Windows Registry

A while ago, I wrote about Ten Tools to Defragment your Hard Disk. Like your hard drive the windows registry is also prone to defragmentation because it is constantly accessed by programs. Fortunately, we have tools that help you clean up your windows registry and defragment the same.

Three Tools to Speed up Windows

A few weeks back we covered five tools to clean up your PC as well as ten tools to defragment your hard disk. This week we have three tools that keep your Windows fast. Vista Services Optimizer Vista Services Optimizer enables you to safely optimize Windows services based on how you use your computer.