How to Upgrade the Firmware of Your SSD on a Windows Machine

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A Solid State Drive (SSD) has many advantages over a traditionally spinning hard drives with moving parts. It’s faster, sleeker, lasts longer and generally is easier to maintain. Did I mention it’s faster? There might be one little thing, however, that some owners may neglect. That’s the firmware. Since Windows 10 has been launched, a […]

4 Brilliant Tips to Make Your Windows 10 PC Run Faster

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If you’re running a Windows 10 PC for a while, chances are, it has slowed down a bit. This tends to happen with almost every Windows PC and besides the usual steps of cleaning up disks and dumping temporary internet files, there are some additional things you can do to ensure a speedy performance. These […]

How to Create an Animated GIF from a Screen Recording on Mac & Windows


Animated GIFs are all over the Internet and social media these days, yet most people really don’t know how to make one. If you do know how to properly make one you probably realize it’s actually not all that easy, especially when using complex applications like Photoshop. (Of course, iPhone 6s Live Photos does make the process […]

The Best eBay Listing Software for the Mac

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If you’ve posted more than a few things on eBay, you know it’s a tedious process. The website gives you very basic listing options. You can’t create custom templates or shortcuts. eBay gives away Turbo Lister 2 to help power users, but it only works in Windows. Mac users don’t have many software options, but […]

Alfred vs Spotlight: Which Works Best at Finding Stuff on Your Mac?


With the releases of OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan, Apple improved a feature that remained largely untouched and unimproved before that: Spotlight search. Before these releases, people often looked to third-party search apps that would improve digging through the Mac for files, apps and information. One such example was Alfred. Years ago, it […]

Evernote vs Apple Notes: Does Apple’s Update Finally Make it a Worthy Competitor?


For a very long time, if you asked someone which app was better for note-taking between Evernote and Apple Notes, the answer was obvious: Evernote. Evernote has been the leading note-taker online for several years now because of its wide range of tools, ease of use and ability to sync with just about every device […]

Start10: A Better Alternative Start Menu for Windows 10


The comeback of the Start Menu was one of the major changes in Windows 10. It got the modern styling from Windows 8 while keeping the same functionality as before. But Microsoft didn’t gave us many options for customizing it to our liking. Also the modern-design may not be everyone’s cup of tea, especially for users […]

How to Integrate KeePass with Chrome and Firefox


So LastPass has been sold to LogMeIn and as we can see, not many LastPass users, including me, are happy about it. LogMeIn reputation is hunting them now and no amount of assurance from the company can fix the trust that was broken. My friend Khamosh recently covered an article on top password manager services you can […]

How to Link Smartphones and Tablets to Create a Unified Surround Speaker


At some point or the other, we all have tried various hacks in order to get louder sound from our phone or tablet’s speakers. The glass or the bowl trick works all the time and gives you a louder sound when you don’t have a portable speaker at your disposal. But what if I told you […]

How to Import Screenshots from Android, iOS to Snagit Editor and Batch Convert Them


One task that I do on a daily basis as a part of my job is to take screenshots on smartphones and then process them on the computer. If you have been following my articles, you must have noticed how I always find easier ways to transfer files and photos from phone to computer. You might say, […]

How to Ensure Unnecessary Freeware is Never Installed with Windows Software

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Every Windows users will probably have a set of programs that he’d love to set up on his system. But with every major change in technology, we have to add more and more things that enable us to be more awesome. Take Windows 10 for example, which got rid of the Charms Bar, got back a […]

How to Organize Multiple Calendars and Calendar Sets in Fantastical 2


The popular calendar app for Mac, Fantastical, recently came out with version 2 that brought a slew of new features to the software. For one, Fantastical 2 supports something entirely new called calendar sets. Now, instead of just switching between different calendar views, you can organize calendars into important groups and view them one at […]

Top 3 Alternatives to Photo Booth for Your iPhone


Photo Booth has been a fun and popular app on the Mac for years now. The webcam photography app made its debut on iOS as an app for the iPad 2 all the way back in 2011, but have you noticed that something has been missing since then? Apple never made an official Photo Booth app […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Exploring the Dark Web with Tor Browser


You may have heard a lot about the so-called Deep Web and Dark Web lately. The Deep Web is the part of the Internet that houses 90+ percent of the web yet it’s completely tucked away from the easy access we’ve come to enjoy from search engines. The Dark Web, on the other hand, is a smaller portion […]