If you own a iPhone or iPad or any other Apple device you know you need iTunes installed on a Mac or Windows system to manage your device. iTunes no doubt works great until you want to do something that’s “unorthodox” in the eye’s of Apple. Unlike Android, accessing iOS filesystem and your data like photos, music and videos can be a headache.
Before you start a war on what I said about the close filesystem, hear me out first. I agree the close filesystem has its own advantages but what I don’t like most about it is I cannot access my data directly when I am connecting my device to my Mac or PC without opening iTunes and syncing data. This also makes it impossible to optimize your device after say when you upgraded to the latest iOS version. Instead of getting a snappy performance you experience sluggish performance. You start blaming the new upgrade but what if you can clean the junk files and free up your device and make it fast again? Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro promises the same and more. The application is available for both Mac and Windows systems. Today we will review the latest version of Tenorshare iPhone Care Pro to find out if it really performs and lives up to its promises or not.
Wondershare Filmora is the latest professional video editing tool that easily allows you to create, edit or convert videos. After you have done video editing, the program allows you to either save or share it on YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo. It comes bundled with a rich set of video effects that includes filters, overlays, elements, transition effects, titles, split screen effects, and background music. You can use these and add them to your project, to create professional grade impressive videos.
Any platform that becomes popular also becomes the most targeted one. Be it the popular Windows platform or the popular smartphone platform Android. There have been many reports in the past of malicious Android apps targeting unsuspecting users. The smartphone industry has grown exponentially but the amount of awareness about security is very low. Even the official Google Play store was not safe and that is the reason Google started scanning apps. With millions of apps available for install it is very tempting to install new apps without giving any second thought to it. Installing new apps mindlessly not only puts your security at risk it can also slow down your phone. Often times the apps that you uninstall from the device it keeps behind many junk files and other useless data, thus impacting your device’s performance. IObit has come up with a solution to all these problems by releasing AMC Security (aka Advanced Mobile Care).
In this age of technology, where accessing content is so easy and universal, geoblocking content is something that goes against it. The whole concept of region-block or geo-block or geoblocking of content goes against the open nature of the internet. Today, anyone with an internet connection can get access to any kind of content except for content that is geoblocked. Generally, copyright holders enforce geoblocking to have different licensing schemes across different countries. Through geoblocking, they intend to increase their profit margin much more. But isn’t this whole concept discriminating? Yes it is. Thus, it is not a surprising fact that the EU has decided to abolish geoblocking and other copyright restrictions. When we see more countries participating to abolish this silly concept that’s the day when the internet will be truly free.
Performing any tasks related to hard disk is a daunting task for majority of computer users. All operating systems are equipped with a built-in disk management software that provides basic functions like creating new partitions or deleting existing ones. Microsoft Windows is no exception here. The flagship operating system by Microsoft comes bundled with a Disk Management function accessible from the Computer Management window. It provides very basic functions like create new partition, delete partition, etc. What if you need to do some advance tasks like splitting an existing partition or resizing one? Truly speaking, not everyone wants to invest money to buy some expensive software that they are going to use very less. How about if we tell about a software which does more than what you want and still is free? Here, we are going to review AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard. It’s a freeware hard disk management software for Windows that has some impressive features under its sleeve. Enough of talking, lets dive in to find out how it performs in our tests.
LibreOffice is a popular open-source office suite. Started as a fork of OpenOffice, LibreOffice is now considered as one of the best alternative of Microsoft Office productivity suite. The Document Foundation backs LibreOffice with the support of volunteers from around the world. The Document Foundation has recently released LibreOffice Viewer for Android. It compliments the desktop productivity suite and lets you view Open Document files and other proprietary document file formats. Let’s see how good is it as document viewer for Android users.
For a long time Windows operating system lacked any proper application manager also known as a package manager. A central hub so you can manage all installed applications, get new ones and keep them updated. Mainly, Linux distributions had some form of a package manager. Apple came up with Mac App Store from where users can buy Mac apps, install them and keep them up to date. Having a package manager always made the job easy. It automatically installs all dependencies in case the operating system missed them. With the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft came up with Windows Store but it wasn’t that good in managing your desktop apps. It did let users easily manage Modern UI Applications, made to run in the new Modern UI (user interface) only. Filling the gap, many package managers emerged which were developed by enthusiastic developers or companies trying to profit from it. Here, we are going to look into one such package manager that sounds very sweet when anyone hears it, Chocolatey.
Sticky Password is one of the most popular platform independent password manager available. It supports all major platforms including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android. The password manager also supports BlackBerry OS10, Amazon Kindle Fire, Nokia X too. In the first week December, Lamantine Software released a major update of the password manager. Sticky Password 8 features many new and improved functions.
Sticky Password is not a new name for My Technology Guide’s regular readers. We have been testing out all the major versions of the password manager since Sticky Password 6, and later Sticky Password 7. Now that the latest version is available, we couldn’t wait to test it and share our review of Sticky Password Premium. We took the Windows version of Sticky Password Premium for our test. We used Android and iOS version to check the sync functions. Our experience with the Mac OS version will be updated on this page soon.
Web browsers are the window to the open world of Internet. It doesn’t matter which operating system you are using, web browser is your most used application. Today’s cloud centric approach towards everything makes browsers a necessary. That’s one reason cyber-criminals loves your browser so much. They try to manipulate browser settings in many ways. Sometimes, it’s a pesky toolbar that doesn’t go away easily. Sometimes they change browser settings, your browser home page or tabs that redirects you to a malicious website of their choice. Almost all popular web browsers now enhances its functionalities using add-ons or extensions. Be it Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera or Safari, all supports add-ons or extensions. Unwanted and malicious browser add-ons and extensions thus has become a popular way to infect the browser. Although most web browsers comes with a reset button that are supposed to clean up your browser. Most of the time the reset button doesn’t hold well against the hard to get rid of unwanted items or settings. That’s when you need third-party tools like Avast Browser Cleaner to clean up your browser. Now, Google has released its own tool, aptly named “Software Removal Tool” to clean up Chrome web browser.
Compared to the past, hard disk storage space is cheap today. Almost all notebooks, laptop or desktop computers comes with hard disks capacity of more than 500 GB, some are even more than 1 TB of storage space. It’s good in a way to have gigabytes of space to store your HD movies collection, music and photos but you know there’s a problem in having so much free space. As the available disk space increases, we face a tough problem keeping everything organized, easy to be found. After getting a new computer, we all start with the good intention to keep everything organized. Well, let us admit that those “good intentions” ends pretty soon and we end up having everything scattered across weird folder names. Wouldn’t it be great if the computer is intelligent enough to organize all the stuff for us? Well, we hope that day comes pretty soon but until that happens, let’s try DropIt.
DropIt is a freeware Windows application which does all the dirty job of file organization. DropIt makes the task so easy that you will simply start loving it. Instead of doing all the dirty work of manually organizing files to specified folder yourself (and which we never do in reality!), you can use the software to define rules which will sort the files automatically. Read on to see how DropIt helps you out.