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Work In Dark Environments Comfortably

Posted by PCbasics on December 15, 2013 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Laptops are made to be portable and to be easy to bring around with you wherever you go. Sometimes you may bring your laptop with you to a dark environment. Whether it's at a nightclub, lecture hall, or a theatre lighted room, your laptop may be too bright for the dark environment. Even with the brightness setting on the lowest, the blinding light from the laptop is distracting and hurts yo...

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Undo A Sent E-mail in Gmail

Posted by PCbasics on December 3, 2012 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Oh no! You have sent an email you were not finished with yet! I sent it to the wrong person! I didn't mean to click the send button! Many of these occurrences appear quite often when I am composing e-mails. The frustration of sending the e-mail to the wrong person can lead to a disaster or can cause big problems. With the "Undo" feature in Gmail, you won't have to worry about...

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Three iWonderSky Soft Program Giveaway

Posted by PCbasics on October 15, 2012 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (2)


Overview:

As a part of a special promotion, iWonderSky Soft is giving away three of their paid programs for free. The three products are: HD Video Converter Factory Pro, WonderFox DVD Ripper and Video Watermark Pro. The giveaway is valid before October. 19, 2012, so hurry and g...

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Free 25GB of Box Cloud Storage

Posted by PCbasics on October 11, 2012 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (1)


Overview:
Box.com (previously Box.net) ...
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Make Free Money While Surfing The Net

Posted by PCbasics on October 5, 2012 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

(Credit: TopLine)


Free Money?

I'm sure if you read PCb's Free Soft. & Tech Blog, you also read other blogs and visit many other sites. What if you were paid to visit your favorite websites and blogs? TopLine does just that. With the TopLine addon on yor browser, ...

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Bing it On. Microsoft vs. Google...again

Posted by GoldenTouch on September 8, 2012 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (2)



Bing it On. Ever since its inception, Google's search engine has been at the forefront of the web giant's niches. In 2009, however, when Microsoft introduced Bing, Microsoft has been fighting Google tooth and nail for a fair share of the market. Although they have overtaken Yahoo! in search popularity, Google is far and away still the most used search engine. For all Microsoft has done, they r...

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Recover Lost Text on Online Forms

Posted by PCbasics on September 4, 2012 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (2)



Lazarus: Form Recovery is one of the most useful addons to Firefox and Google Chrome. If you spend a lot of time online and spend lots of time typing and filling in forms, Lazarus will become one of your favorite addons. Countless times I have lost hours of time filling out an online form. This addon will work on most text fields in the web browser. I have spent hours wri...

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Permanently Delete a File [Tip]

Posted by PCbasics on August 30, 2012 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (2)


Many PC users delete files simply by right-clicking and clicking "Delete" or select a file and hit the "Delete" button. But what some people may not know is that those files are still on your computer, in the recycle bin. There are benefits of sending items to your recycle bin, such as allowing you to restore the deleted item. What if you emptied the recycle bin? St...
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Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office

Posted by PCbasics on August 27, 2012 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)
 
(Credit: AppsCare)


Overview:
Google Cloud Connect for MS Office is a great tool for anyone. If you have ever used Google Docs, y...
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Google Handwrite on iPad, iPhone, or Other Mobile Devices

Posted by PCbasics on August 25, 2012 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Google Handwrite. A new concept by Google to let you search without typing on the keyboard. In my opinion, this is even slower than typing, but hey, some people may like it better or want a change other than typing it the old fas...
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Box Now Offers Desktop Sync For Free Users

Posted by PCbasics on August 15, 2012 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (2)


Box (previously Box.net) has now allowed personal accounts to download the Box Desktop Sync client. Previously, only upgraded accounts (Business or Enterprise) could have this feature. The news about a desktop client has been a huge excitement because people may now be switching from Dropbox to Box. Although you only get 5GB at...

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Microsoft Getting Rid of Hotmail?

Posted by GoldenTouch on August 14, 2012 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Over the past couple of years (actually, more than a couple), there have been only three major email services: Gmail, Yahoo! mail, and Hotmail. Having used all three of them, I think it's safe to say that Hotmail was by far the worst one of the three (and no, I'm not going to start an email war here by sharing which is my fave). But with Microsoft's new release of Outlook.com, could that all change...

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Files Over Miles: Web-based Service for P2P File Sharing [Tip]

Posted by PCbasics on June 18, 2012 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (1)

Have you ever wanted to send a file to a friend? Too large attachment for an e-mail? Or just wanted to transfer files without a flash drive? Files Over Miles is the perfect solution if you answered "yes" to any of the above questions. The process is simple and easy. All you have to do is browse for the file you want to send, pass the special link to anoth...
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Aimersoft DVD Creator and Giveaway!

Posted by PCbasics on May 29, 2012 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (1)


(Credit: Aimersoft)


Overview (via developers):

Whether you're looking to create an original home movie with photos and videos, or watch downloaded movies on your TV, Aimersoft DVD Creator is ...

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FastStone Capture [Tip]

Posted by PCbasics on May 19, 2012 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (4)

(credit: FastStone)


FastStone Capture is among the top programs for screen capture software. It excels its competitors by its simplicity, but yet outstanding functionality.


Features (via developer):

  • A small handy Capture Panel that provides quick access to its capture ...
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Swift To-Do List 7 Review

Posted by PCbasics on October 31, 2011 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (4)
Overview
Swift T-Do List 7 is a revolutionary way to organize and create a more easy to understand to-do list. This program helps you finish your tasks on time and with easy steps. Orginization takes a huge role, with you in control. Set specific categorie...
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Run Android Apps on PC

Posted by PCbasics on October 11, 2011 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Overview

Today, Bluestacks has finally launched their long awaited App Player for Windows. What this  program basically does, is that it allows Android apps to run on a PC. It does sound very interesting, which it is, but basically it allows you to test whether or not you like android before you purchase an android running device.

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Facebook for iPad Finally Arrives

Posted by PCbasics on October 11, 2011 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)


After a long waited and predicted, the native iPad app for Facebook has been released. It features an very easy to understand graphical interface and easy accesibility. The app launched today as a universal app and so far so good as critics say. You can check out the new app on their annoucement page here: http://www.facebook.com/mobile/ip...

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Google+ Is Now Public

Posted by PCbasics on September 21, 2011 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Google+ has been in an "invite only" stage where only people with invites could sign up. Starting yesterday, Google+ is now availible to anyone with a Google account. If you would like to try out Google+, you can sign in to your Google account here: https://plus.google.com/. If you do not have a Google account, you can create one here: https://accounts.go...

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PhotoEQ [Review]

Posted by PCbasics on April 22, 2011 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (6)

Overview
PhotoEQ is a very great program for quick-and-easy photo fixes. It has many good features that any basic photographer may need. Its simple and graphical interface that is easy to understand. Its best known feature is its auto color correction feature. It can take dark images and change them into almost a daylight setting. Phot...
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