Author Archives: Manav Mishra

5 Popular Audio Players – Compared and Tested [ Windows ]

Winamp

Welcome to the second part of the series. Generally the very preliminary stage of every Geek is either a Music Lover or a Die hard Game Player, the first thing one learns to do on the PC is either of them. I not sure about other countries but probably in India the first software a child interacts with is none ...

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5 popular PDF Readers – Compared and Tested [ Windows ]

PDF Files have been a very powerful mode of communication (used esp. for long text files), and unfortunately none of the Windows versions have that as an in-built utility. PDF Files need special software to open/read a PDF File, this software is generally termed as PDF Reader. Here I am enlisting the five most widely used PDF Readers with a ...

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Use KeePass and Save yourself from Remembering your Passwords [ Security ]

KeePass is an excellent stand alone application, which allows you to keep your passwords handy and portable. It is a free / open-source password manager which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way.With the help of KeePass, you can take all your passwords with you on a USB Stick, by remembering just one password (Master Password). After ...

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How to Change the Start-up and Shut-down Sound [ Windows ]

Have you ever felt bugged-up with the Start-up and Shutdown jingle of your Windows XP or Vista ? If yes, here is the solution, now you use any of your favorite voice or music or dialogue as your PC’s shutdown and start up. It’s a simple 4 step process. Step 1. Choose the track which you want to play at ...

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How to Fake magazine covers with your picture [ Tricks ]

Ever dreamt of being popular enough to have your picture on the front page of some popular international magazine??? If yes, All The Best, May you achieve that soon, but, for the time being try Magmypic , and have a preview of this dream of yours. Searching for unique personalized gifts, fake magazine covers are affordable and fun. A photo ...

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How to keep your Old PC running smooth Part 2 [ PC Tips ]

In my last post I discussed the Software Activities to maintain your PC, Now I am going, to discuss some hardware activities, which should be performed manually by the user to keep your PC healthy. Cleaning the RAM Importance of RAM in a PC, does not need any explanations, so, in order to keep your RAM working properly, you can ...

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VMS – Secure and track your lost mobile handset and cell phones

VMS

We often come across mails from friends or relatives, hitting our Inbox, demanding for our contact number, as their cell phone, or mobile handset , smart phone has been stolen or lost, and our contact details too flew off with that handset. In-fact this friend or relative could be you, who lost his cell phone and you can not do ...

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How to keep your Old PC running Smooth? [ PC Tips ]

Defragment Hard Drives

Owning an old PC, takes a lot, as far as the maintenance part is concerned, you need to take good care of it. Here I am trying to offer few tips to maintain your old PC and Make It  Fast. Defragment your Hard Drives Regularly Fragments are small chunks of free memory, spread all over the hard-drive, Defragmenting the drive, ...

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Read Lyrics while listening to songs with Lyrics Plugin

Lyrics Plugin, is an excellent add-on, crafted for music lovers. Its possible that now you can read the lyrics of the track being played by you in Winamp or Windows Media Player and iTunes, This can come very handy in case the songs you listen has complex words or something pronounced very differently ( ROCK SONGS )!!!! How the Plugin ...

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How to Create Simple yet Secure Password

Password Chart

Password chart, is a very secure way, for creating passwords. Picking and remembering strong passwords has always been a baffling job. Password Chart is an awesome service, through which you can create very strong passwords for e-mail, messenger, or any other login.As soon as you connect to Password Chart , you get to see a web page as shown here. ...

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How to use free download manager to get more out of it

Probably the most powerful full featured yet free , The Free Download Manager , software which allows you to manage your download, organize, schedule , speed-up Internet file downloads and even make it faster when optimized. It supports Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP Many of us are using in out day to day life but do we actually ...

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How to create Free Screensavers and Slide Shows using your own Images and sound

How about having your own images embedded with your favorite sound track, as your screensaver, sounds good isn’t it?? Yep, you can have this, and that too quite easily.Screensavers and Slide shows can be created with your images, using FotoAngelo, FotoAngelo is an application by ACD Systems.which allows you to add sound, text and transition effects. Simple tools like the ...

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