It appears that various ISPs from around the world are blocking Torrents by either throttling all torrent downloads or blocking open ports. It can be hard to determine which ports may be open at a given point in time, as one cannot sweep through thousands of ports to check which one the ISP might have been kept open by the Internet Service Provider. A simple solution for bypassing Torrent throttling Continue Reading →
Services like Skype, Viber and Tango have completely changed the concept of conference calling and VoIP in recent years, but an even bigger revolution was the arrival of these clients to smartphones. After all, apps that have free voice chat offer a functionality that seems to be tailor-made for a phone. The concept might have been perfected with the passage of time, but there is still room for improvement in Continue Reading →
Spotflux is a software for desktop and mobile devices which removes ads, trackers and malware from attacking your device. Spotflux encrypts your internet traffic and performs cloud-based calculations to protect your mobile device or desktop/laptop computer from digital harm. Furthermore, it also acts as a VPN Service and you can also use Spotflux to access location restricted websites. In other words you can not only use this application for protecting Continue Reading →
Do you love an app you found on the Windows Store but wish to run it on the classic desktop? Try ModernMix. It is a Windows 8 application by Stardock which enables users to switch your full-screen Metro apps (Modern apps) in windowed mode. In other words, you can run your Metro apps on the classic Windows desktop. This can help you avoid switching between the Windows 8 Metro UI Continue Reading →
As we all know Microsoft has mashed up Microsoft Accounts with Skype, which means that you can now login to Skype using your Microsoft account and even merge your Microsoft and Skype I.D.s. If you are confused as to how you can login to Skype by Using a Microsoft account, then see the simple guide given below.
If you are having problem running some popular audio and video formats in Windows 8, then it’s time you installed Windows 8 Codecs. It is a codecs pack for Win 8 computers, which upgrades your media player with up-to-date codecs, so that you can playback all major video and audio formats including; AMR, MPC, OFR, OGG, OGV, OGM, RMVB, Xvid, DIVX, MKV, MKA, Flac, APE, EVO, FLV and M4b.
Like its predecessors, Windows 8 now has many awesome themes which are available from the Personalization Gallery. in a previous post I explained how you can Download Windows 8 Themes From Windows Personalization Gallery. This gallery contains many Windows 8 compatible themes by Microsoft. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most amazing Windows 8 themes available from the Personalization Gallery.
Pokki is an innovative app which pins Windows and web applications to the taskbar. A while back I reviewed this application for Windows 7 when it was in its initial stage of development. Now, Pokki has also become available for Windows 8 with some very interesting features. With Pokki for Windows 8 you can not only add a Windows 7 style classic start menu to Windows 8 but also get Continue Reading →
With the introduction of the Windows 8 Modern UI, there has also been the release of a number of Microsoft and third-party Modern Apps (Metro Apps). While many Windows 8 users regularly use these applications, they might not be aware of the fact that these applications periodically receive updates that can be installed to benefit from newer versions. Let’s take a look at the process involved in updating these Metro Continue Reading →
Ever wanted to add a weather widget or stick note on your Windows 8 lock screen? TuneUp IncrediLock is a free Windows 8 application that provides numerous options for customizing the lock screen, including the option to add widgets and change the lock screen image. TuneUp IncrediLock is available at the Windows Store and seems to be in early stage of development. However, it is still good enough to allow Continue Reading →