You just started downloading a large file before going to bed, hoping it will finish by the time you woke up. Imagine how you will feel when, after waking up, you find your Windows PC in standby mode? Here is another scenario. Suppose you just started uploading your home video on YouTube to share it with your friends and family members. As the process will take a while, you leave your PC to keep the upload process running. After a while you come back only to find your PC in standby mode instead of the uploaded message. You will be frustrated and wish you could control your PC and prevent Windows from entering standby mode, sleep mode or hibernate mode. Stand-Bye! is the application you may be looking for.
The majority of people in the world may have moved from dial-up modem to speedy broadband connections. We may be downloading files faster but you will agree the file sizes that we download have increased too. Some of you may feel download manager are obsolete but are they really?
Suppose you are downloading a large file and you have almost completed it. At that moment the worse thing happens. The internet connection goes down and your download gets interrupted. Imagine the frustration you will have just because you have to download the file again. The scenario would have been better if you had a download manager. You could have resumed the interrupted download from the same position like nothing happened.
Folx is one such download manager for Mac OS X users that is more than just your regular download manager. In addition to the regular features of a download manager like resuming unfinished downloads, and increasing download speed, it features a torrent manager and a YouTube video downloader. We will today look into Folx 5, the latest avatar of the popular download manager for OS X platform. Today, we will take the latest version up for a spin and review Folx 5 for Mac here.
In Windows 10, you have the option to install and run classic desktop software as well as Modern Windows apps (aka. Modern apps). When you install Windows 10, Microsoft installs a lot of Modern Windows apps for you. You may not want them all but a few are useful. Over the time you may also install various third-party Windows apps from the Windows Store. If you are wondering how to keep Windows apps updated, follow the quick tutorial we have described below.
Windows Apps may fail to automatically update if you have disabled Windows Updates or if you have turned off automatic updates in Windows Store. In these situations, it is recommended to manually check for app updates. Read on to find out how to manually keep your Windows apps up to date through the Windows Store.
Apple introduced support for third-party keyboards on iPhone and iPad since iOS 8. Since then many popular keyboards were ported to the iOS platform. Third-party keyboards are keyboards that generally offers features that are not offered by the stock iOS keyboard by Apple. For example some supports slide to type, animated GIF images, and more. Google recently foraged into the niche and launched their own keyboard, Gboard for iOS.
Microsoft bundles Windows Defender as the default antivirus in Windows 10 to provide basic security against common threats like virus, spyware, trojan and other malware. Since, Windows Defender is deeply integrated with the operating system, the virus definition updates are delivered via Windows Update. So, if you have made changes to Windows Update settings it is possible Windows Defender is not getting automatic updates regularly. You will learn how to manually update Windows Defender if your PC is online and you have disabled Windows Update. If your PC is offline, you will learn how to get Windows Defender offline update in Windows 10.
Canonical has today, April 21, 2016, officially launched the new version of its widely used Ubuntu Linux operating system for all devices. You can now download Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating for both desktops and servers.
Ubuntu 16.04, dubbed as Xenial Xerus, is the most advanced version of the Ubuntu OS released. Ubuntu 16.04 is a LTS (Long Term Support) release which means it will receive updates and security patches for five years. During this time, multiple point releases will be released like Ubuntu 16.04.1, Ubuntu 16.04.2, etc. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) also uses long-term supported Linux kernel 4.4. Linux kernel 4.4 LTS will receive security updates and bug fixes longer than a normal kernel release would.
USB Network Gate allows sharing and accessing USB devices over LAN, WAN and Internet. It facilitates both server and client components. Once you share a USB device, you can perform file operations on them like they are plugged into the local computer.
For example, imagine you need a large file from your friend’s external hard drive. Instead of asking him to upload the file online so you can download it, you can ask him to share the drive with you.
USB Network Gate offers simple sharing. You can connect two or more machines together using the IP address, or host name (LAN) and a preferred port. You do not need hard to configure settings to use it. USB Network Gate offers minimal configuration.
Microsoft has released 13 security patches for this month’s Patch Tuesday, fixing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. Out of the 13 security patches, 5 are rated as critical and should be installed by every Windows users. These critical patches are essential fixes for vulnerabilities discovered in Windows.
Microsoft has released a new cumulative update (KB3140743) for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4. The latest cumulative update includes a number of bug fixes and performance improvements for both the Windows OS editions. This update will replace the previously released update KB3140742. Along with the cumulative update, Microsoft also released Servicing stack update (KB3139907) for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4. KB3139907 makes stability improvements for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4 servicing stack.