Basic picture resizing feature is available in most image manipulation utilities, apart from the ordinary image resizing there exist an smart resize feature in which intelligent image processing algorithms resizes the image with minimal impact to main content.
Free windows utility Image Resize Guide Lite offers an easy to use solution to this traditional image resizing where all objects are equally reduced which results in difficulty to recognize people and objects in the photo. The utilty offers users an smarter option which keeps focus on the subject utilizing it's "smart" picture resizing algorithm. This results in smaller, resized photos with just unnecessary portions removed.
Some cellphone carriers restrict users from desktop web-browsing on low value data plans and when trying to access any website from computer they are blocked and something similar to following is shown instead of loading the webpage.
With usage and time, Apple iOS devices iPhone, iPad and iPod touch accumulate long-term caches, temp and off-line junk files generated by Apps or due to failed iTunes syncs. Apart from taking up space on your device, they may devour memory resource and slow down the iPhone when launching Apps.
PhoneClean provides users with an fast, simple and free iOS device cleanup solution. The utility will clean App caches, cookies and off-line files; sweep off media temp files and reclaim other storage space on all your iOS devices.
To confirm wasted disk space on your device, Open iPhone (or iPad) Settings > General > Usage > And you’ll see as below:
Another way to check this wasted space is by using iTunes, open iTunes and connect your device via USB cable you will see the exact amount of wasted resources under "Other" heading.
Upgrading to Apple OS X Mountain Lion does introduces it's own set of annoyances, and one of them is auto system updates which does not allow system to power down until finished. With a slow internet speed and GB's of update to download this can be a real annoyance, as shown in the screenshot below the update would take more then a day to finish.
Luckily, there is a way out as demonstrated below.
Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is out now and with it comes the new "Gatekeeper" security feature, as evident from the name what this new security feature does is to prevent installation of unauthorized applications on user computer safeguarding them against malicious software.
The OS X Gatekeeper looks for verified “signature” by Apple in every application and block others, although essential this new security feature has broken installation of many independent software installation on Apple OS X Mountain lion and here is how to bypass this restriction both temporarily and permanently.
Apple's MAC OS X built-in software upgrade utility gets the work done, but if you are looking for something more powerful with ability to pause and resume downloads there exists an alternative method.
Apple provides users with direct download links to software's and updates on there website, users can grab these links and download via there choice of download manager utility with pause and resume support.
If you are an avid online shopper or seller and need to keep track of multiple items, shipping details and shipment tracking data. Free windows utility "TrackChecker" is here for your rescue, with support for automated monitoring and tracking of shipments from more than 220+ postal and courier services world-over this is all you need to ease-upon the data overload.
The utility is designed keeping all needs of online buyers and sellers in mind, and offers features like - Track groups, ability to add/configure any custom mail-tracking service, filtering, sorting, quick search, and other handy customization features to get most out of the data at hand with ease.
Resetting or recovering a forgotten BIOS/CMOS password can be a tough nut to crack as usually it requires opening the case and sorting BIOS battery. If you are able to boot into Windows, free utility CMOS De-Animator lets you do this without going through the manual procedure using just a single button click from Windows.
CMOS De-Animator basically clears the BIOS RAM, by smartly invalidating the CMOS verification checksum which results in resetting of all BIOS settings to default including the stored BIOS passwords on reboot.
Hardware device compatibility would be the topmost reason behind the success of Microsoft Windows operating-system, despite this Windows users have to struggle for correct device drivers for legacy hardware and devices from small vendors. We have shared two excellent free solutions to search, install and backup Windows device drivers - DriverMax and Device Doctor. However, both these utilities require an active internet connection to work therefore if you require which can work offline free, open-source DriverPack Solution would be the solution.
DriverPack Solution supports driver search, installation and update for Windows XP / Vista / 7 (x86-x64). The utility is offered in two flavors the lite version sized 7Mb requires an active internet connection to download drivers and the Full version sizing 3Gb comes with full device driver database and can be burned on a DVD for offline use anywhere.
PasswordPilot - A niftly little Cydia hack which automatically fills-in appstore password when prompted on Apple devicesSubmitted by admin on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 09:43
The beauty of jailbreaking your device is that it allows users to perform hacks on the device, and achieve functionality which are otherwise not possible or allowed. Here is one one such little hack which saves you from those repeated, irritating "password prompts" when you install anything from iTunes Appstore on your Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.