Software

Automatically shutdown your computer at a given time

Forgetting to shut down your pc is nothing new for many of who like to watch movie or listen to songs at night and there are many more reasons but if you are really concerned about saving some energy and bills, Auto Shutdown for Windows is an excellent program which you can use. Features : You can set in the ...

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A Flash based periodic table for your desktop

We have talked about Online Periodic table twice of which Ptable was the best but if you want something which runs on your desktop this one from MCH Multimedia  is a good option ( though it uses flash and your browser to display ). Apart from detailed information with atomic mass, atomic number, period number, melting point, boiling point and ...

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Tweak / Change settings of Windows Screensaver easily

Changing settings for any screen saver in Windows takes couple of steps i.e. Open the Screensaver section Select one from the list of screen saver Click on edit settings Save and preview. but with System Screensavers Tweaker it takes just one step : Change settings and save and here is the comparison : This small tweaker lists all the system ...

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Get notfication about remote process on your PC : RAM

An outsider execute a process on your computer should set you an alarm as the hacker might be just gaining access to your computer and files or anything else. Remote Process are of various nature they can be Telnet, Remote Desktop or just a process running in background. So if you do detect a remote process you need to understand ...

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RedCrab is a Scientific calculator on Steroids

Love Maths and those trigonometric formulas ?  Then RedCrab Calculator is what you should give a try and I am petty sure you going to love this full screen scientific formula editor which allows you to Insert Symbols, supports complex algebraic equations like fraction, exponents and lets you save and load the formulas to create a formula library which you ...

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A virtual scale / ruler for your desktop

Many a times when you design websites or application, measuring the dimensions is necessary to develop a usable user interface ( UI ). Nruler is one such application which can help you measure in pixel right from your desktop. It creates 2 virtual ruler one of which measures vertically and one which measures horizontally in pixels. The rulers can be ...

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Power Plan 7 extends Windows 7 power saving features

Though Windows 7 performance on battery has been measured best when compared to earlier version of Windows but still you will need to make sure you don’t waste too much of it else you wont have any when you need it. Windows 7 power scheme can be changed by just clicking on the battery but to change advanced option you ...

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Track website downtime on your Desktop : Pingdom

Pingdom is an online service which lets you check your website downtime, response time, multiple location check and much more. Recently they have released a desktop application which lets you watch website downtime right from your desktop. They provide professional services for webmasters who manage lot of websites and give them essential details of their website performance etc. However their ...

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Screen capturing utility with clipboard support

Green Shot is another free Screen capturing utility and a good alternative to paid applications like Snagit.  It provides with most of the capturing features like : Capture a region Re capture last region again which I did not found in Snagit ( Correct me if I am wrong ) Basic Picture editing region where you can add arrows, resize, ...

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Update date and time of Files in bulk

Many a times it is required that you need to create files which are of past date or you might have some files which you need to have a date set of some months back. Win test gear File Touch utility is an excellent freeware application which lets you change timestamp or date time / modified time of any file ...

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How to update Unknown Music Album Info using Windows Media Player

It is common for many of us who listen to music on players like Zune or Ipod or any other external player to see the a blinking like “Unknown Album-Unknown Artist” on it and many of us don’t bother about it as you do random shuffle but when we get to search for a particular song  it takes ages. Now ...

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How to setup wireless synchronization between Zune and PC

Last week I got my Zune and would be sharing how to configure Zune with Windows 7, Syncing it etc.   Zune has Wireless inbuilt and you should take advantage of it to synchronize songs, pictures, videos and podcast without connecting it through wire. However  since Zune doesn’t have a way you can do it directly from it you will need ...

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