Best Freeware File Compression Software For Windows

Hamster Free ZIP Archiver for Windows

File compression or file archiving is nothing new for the computing world. In fact its pretty much de-facto for users who regularly downloads files or share files. The concept of packing multiple files into a compressed archive before sending it to someone was very important in the earlier days of the Internet with very less bandwidth. Although the Internet is much faster now with lots of bandwidth, the concept of file compressing is still going great. People still compress files (multiple files) into a single file before sending them over the Internet. One of the advantages of using file compression is it reduces the chances of forgetting to attach an important file. It's also very frustrating for the person who is receiving the file. Instead of downloading multiple files one after another, he/she just needs to download a single archive. This also bypasses (if the compressed file is password protected) the compressed files from the prying eyes of various email or cloud storage …
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Google Drive vs Dropbox vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync Cloud Storage Comparison

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Google Drive launched with a very competitively cheap cloud storage price and 5GB free storage space is set to change the game. Until the launch of Google Drive, Dropbox was considered (is still considered a strong competitor and I am going to stick with them) by many as the hands down winner in the cloud storage service provider. With some of its unique features which were not provided by the competition than, Dropbox was adopted by the masses soon. After the launch of Dropbox, some services did came up that offered quite similar feature sets, like SugarSync, but for some reason, they were not that much popular. …
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Windows Themes For Earth Day: From Saplings, To Fauna For Your Desktop

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Every year in April, the Earth Day is celebrated worldwide to increase awareness of our planet's natural environment. Microsoft has also joined the celebration by releasing some fresh and beautiful Windows themes. The official Windows Experience Blog has posted the themes along with a brief introduction about the Arbor Day (or Earth Day, as we all know today). Jennifer Shepherd on Windows Experience Blog posted that "the first Arbor Day was held in Nebraska 140 years ago; by some accounts nearly a million trees were planted that day." Go green and adore our wonderful planet Earth with the latest Windows themes and celebrate Earth Day. Simply click on the download link along each themes description. …
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Microsoft Bing Desktop Automatically Sets Bing Background Image as Wallpaper

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Do you want to automatically see a fresh new wallpaper on your desktop everyday? I did share a few useful applications like Wally, Bing Wallpaper Downloader, both of which are really good software for any wallpaper collector. You will also don't want to miss my compilation of 30+ Beautiful Wallpapers to bring a fresh look to your desktop. Now, we all love the Bing Backgrounds. They are fresh and looks beautiful. Wouldn't it be great if we all could get the same background set for our desktop everyday that Bing has? Microsoft has provided a simple solution to this by releasing the official Bing Desktop Beta application. Bing Desktop automatically updates the Windows Desktop Background image to the Bing home page image everyday. …
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30+ Beautiful Wallpapers To Brighten Up Your Desktop

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Everyday, I cover here articles related to tech only. Today, I thought of taking a break from this and share some awesome wallpapers with you all. Whenever, I get bored, I change my wallpaper to something fresh and elegant. This helps me kill the boredom and freshen up my mind. If you're too feeling the same, I will suggest you to take some time off, ditch your old wallpaper and get something which is fresh, elegant and inspiring. We all have different tastes when it comes to selecting the "perfect" wallpaper, but you all will agree with me, nothing looks better than a simple wallpaper that's beautiful and doesn't clutter your display. I hope you'll enjoy browsing through our collection of beautiful desktop wallpapers as much as I loved creating it. …
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Best Free VPN Services To Securely Browse Internet

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VPN (Virtual Private Network) uses a public network (usually the Internet) to create a secure reliable communication between remote sites or users. Primarily a VPN is used by large geographically diverse business organizations so that their employee or a remote site can securely connect with them using a VPN Tunnel. Other than the use of VPN services in organizations for secure connection, VPN services are now widely used to bypass Internet censorship. Using a VPN you can get access to location-restricted websites like Hulu, Pandora, Netflix, etc. Sometimes, VPN services are also used to protect privacy. In simple words, a VPN creates a secure (encrypted) tunnel between your computer and the VPN service provider. Through this tunnel whatever data flows is completely safe from the prying eyes of ISPs, hackers, monitoring agencies who might be tapping your online activities. So, whatever is the reason, if you came here looking for free VPN services, you're at the right page. …
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5 Best Cloud Backup Solutions for Your PC

We all know how important digital data backup is. It is the most smartest activity by any person owning a computer system including anything that stores data digitally. What is more blessing than the fact that cloud storage is now coming free or very cheap? If you are opting for the free service, than the only investment you are doing is for getting a good unlimited Internet connection. Even if you are opting to pay for getting more cloud storage space, the advantage of getting access to your data from anywhere overcomes it. Thanks to the increasing number of cloud backup services and the intense competition among these services, you can now get "virtually" unlimited storage for just a few bucks per month. The domain is still in its infancy and for this reason we do face problems using them but we can ignore them. The advantages outweigh the disadvantages and things should improve as the service becomes old. Continue reading after the break to see five coolest cloud backup solutions …
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Best Windows 7 Themes by Microsoft For This Week [Hive-Five Friday]

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Microsoft releases new themes for Windows 7 users occasionally. Up until now, Microsoft has already released 140+ themes in 9 different categories. The categories includes (in alphabetical order): Animals, Art, Automotive, Branded, Games, Holidays and Seasons, Movies, Nature, Places and Landscapes. Before downloading, you can preview themepacks for Windows 7 using Bing Visual Search. Windows 7 themes can only be used in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions. We are starting a new "Hive-Five Friday" series, where we will pick the best five of anything related to tech or everyday computing and write about it. For this week, we have selected the best 5 themepacks for Windows 7 which will keep your desktop lively. Below you will find the themepacks, some overview of them, links including the preview of the theme pack, download, etc. …
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