How to Encrypt Files and Emails using Gpg4Win on Windows

by Ramesh Natarajan on June 24, 2014

In a world where digital snooping is a doorstep away and every kid with a computer can intercept sensitive data, the need for multiple level of encryption is undervalued.

Gpg4win provides 1 click encryption and decryption protocols and digital signatures. In short it helps modify packages with digital signatures making it difficult for anyone other than the intended party to read them.

At present gpg4win supports OpenPGP and S/MIME cryptography standards. It is an open source software and can be used for both commercial and non-commercial purposes.

Download Accelerator Plus is a freeware download manager which boosts your downloading speed extensively. It is probably the fastest download manager among the free ones. This program basically breaks the files into multiple parts and simultaneously download it from multiple sources seeking out the fastest mirrors and then finally connecting those broken pieces. This also has additional features like Video Downloader and Converter to convert video from various formats.

A fully featured download manager and accelerator, Free Download Manager does much more than its competition. Best of all it is free to use.

First and foremost, Free Download Manager is in the purest form designed to aid in downloading from the internet. It does this by splitting large files into multiple sections and then downloading each section simultaneously. The direct consequence of such a procedure is an instantaneous jump in speeds of up to 600 percent while reduction in total time required for a download even with casual interruptions. Here are a few more of its features.


25 Most Frequently Used Windows 8 Tips and Tricks

by Satheesh Kumar on May 28, 2014

In Windows 8, Microsoft has made some significant changes when compared to previous versions. Especially in the look and feel and the way how things are organized for users to access.

In this tutorial, we’ve explained 25 most useful tips and tricks that will make your life easy when you are working on your Windows 8 Laptop.

TeamViewer’s latest update is the version 9 that brings with it a tabbed view for all open remote connections or chats, data transfer using clipboard, wake-on-LAN and more. Let’s take a look under the hood and see what all it can do.

Be it sharing documents, chatting with customers, VOIP or remote access, what makes TeamViewer unique is its endless possibilities. It is more than just a messenger service or a Remote Access Protocol – it makes your online communication easy.

Top 5 Best Free PDF Readers for Windows

by Ramesh Natarajan on May 13, 2014

PDF files are the easiest way to secure documents and share them over the internet. They are harder to manipulate and difficult to add malicious codes. This makes them the single most useful format for file sharing and as such Free PDF readers enable users to open such files. Unfortunately Microsoft Office and such kind of programs cannot read or access PDF files but a PDF reader can do just that, convert into other file formats, add signatures, make comments and perform intuitive searches through the document. Here are a few cherry picked winners that you must consider.

DVDShrink is one of the most popular free DVD rippers that will effectively back up DVD discs. It has a sleek interface with a unique ability to compress 8GB dual-layer DVDs down to 4GB sizes. It has great compression functionalities that are optimized with more shrinking capacity and additional features like re-authoring. With its user friendly interface, DVDshrink will make your DVD ripping a breeze!

Top 5 Best Free Resume Builder Software for Windows

by Ramesh Natarajan on April 29, 2014

A resume today can make or break your interview but not all of us are well versed in the art of resume and CV writing. To help you along, make that perfect first impression the moment you walk into an interview here are a few resume builders. These apps or rather tools, whether web based or installable, come with predesigned templates and simply ask questions. Based on your answers, they populate a readymade resume and sometimes even help make cover letters or search and shortlist jobs from the job market. Consider them your personal job seeking assistant.

Top 10 Best Essential Windows System Administration Books

April 15, 2014

If you want to do little bit more than the routine tasks on your Windows system, you need to understand the fundamentals of Windows system administration. The following are some of the essential Windows system administration books that are useful for both sysadmins and power users.

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Top 5 Best Free MS Outlook Add-ons to Boost Email Productivity

April 10, 2014

Outlook, the most popular email and personal organizer client in the market today makes life so much easier but there is always space for improvement or rather customization and Outlook add-ons allow owners to do just that. With so many add-ons in the market competing for dominance, we have shortlisted five that are the best […]

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