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How To Setup Internet Access Priority With Multiple Networks On Windows

If you are using multiple NIC's (Network Adapters) to access more than one network, it gets tricky from where you internet connection comes from. Here is one such scenario and solution to make Microsoft Windows prioritize internet connection from a particular network over the other. In my example setup I have one LAN connection (192.168.0.1) and one WiFi connection (192.168.1.1) and would like Windows to use internet from my fixed-line broadband connected via LAN.

Networking Configuration

How To Measure Download/Upload Speed From Linux Command Line

speedtest resultThere are numerous web-services like Speedtest.net which allow users to simply open a web-browser and benchmark their internet connections upload and download throughput with ease. However, if you need something similar for your server which does not have an graphical interface here are a few options to check network throughput from terminal/console. One can simply check download speed by using something like the command below at the terminal,

wget --output-document=/dev/null http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip

But for a thorough check with option for outputting beautiful shareable badge like the one on the right, we will use the "Speedtest" command-line utility as shown below.

Speedtest From Terminal

Direct Download Links For Apple OS X Mountain Lion Update v10.8.5

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Update v 10.8.5 is a recommended update which improves stability, compatibility, and security of your Apple Mac computer. The update can be freely downloaded from Apple Mac Appstore, but if you need direct download links with resume capabilities use the links shared at the end of this post.

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Update v10.8.5

Apple iOS 6.1.4 Finally Gets A Jailbreak

One can easily gauge the demand for Apple iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4 jailbreaks with success of fake Apple iOS scams like Firestorm and Silv3rWind. Apple patched the evasi0n jailbreak with iOS 6.1.4 update making it unjailbreakable, but there is some good news as Apple iOS 6.1.4 has been successfully got jailbroken on iPhone 5 and the report has been verified by multiple users. A new name to the scene Developer Winocm achieved a successful untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3 last week, and has now tweeted an image of Cydia running on iOS 6.1.4 and iPhone 5. He also went ahead and made public the source-code to replicate the success for others as shown below.

How to configure free DDNS for cloud computing

Cloud computing has made massive computing resources to be available instantly to users with a single command. The always available, on-demand computing infrastructure comes specially handy for developers as it allows them to create and destroy development instances easily. One of the major benefit of cloud computing is you only pay for what you use, so when you are not working on a cloud-computing instance it can be powered-down and no computing cost will be charged. One drawback/annoyance of using this strategy is that the "publicly addressable" IP address will change with every reboot, to get past this we will show you how to use an automatically updated free dynamic dns system so you don't get bothered about the changing IP address anymore.

DDNS Solution For Cloud Computing

Sneaksy - Minimalistic Password-Protected Hidden Folder Solution

Sneaksy is a super-minimalistic, hidden folder solution which protects sensitive data from unauthorized access. The portable and open-source application works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 platforms. Sneaksy is very simple to use, just download and launch to get started - there is no UI as such, on first run a small red-box will display on top-left corner of the screen where user inputs the desired password which will be visible so you can confirm what is entered. On subsequent runs you will need to use this password and it will no longer be shown, pressing enter will further shrink the password prompt in the corner unlocking the "Files" folder on desktop allowing authorized access. Click on the only visible "Red" handle in the corner to lock and hide the folder and exit the application.

Sneaksy

Crack Default iOS Mobile Hotspot Passwords In Less Than a Minute

Apple iOS uses a small list of "random" words to generate default passwords for the "personal hotspot" Wifi sharing option, and researches have now exploited this security oversight to crack these passwords in less then 50 seconds for majority of them. This not only allows the hacker to use your internet connection but once connected on the same network the hacker can also launch man-in-the-middle attacks for gaining access to your Apple device and the data traveling through the connection. The team also released the source-code for "iOS Hotspot Cracker" app written in Apple's Xcode programming environment for everyone to download.

iPhone Password Cracker

Clover Adds Wings To Windows Explorer

A long ago we shared free utility WindowsTabs which allowed users to enjoy tabbed file-browsing in Windows explorer. "Clover 3" is another such new utility, which brings Google Chrome styled tabs to Windows Explorer. The free Windows explorer extension enables multi-tab functionality similar to Google Chrome browser with a convenient bookmark toolbar for fast access to frequent locations on file-system, support for controlling tabs using keyboard shortcuts further enhance it's usability to get file-explorer tasks done quickly.

Tabbed Windows Explorer

Download OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 6

The upcoming major upgrade to the OS X desktop operating-system from Apple for their Mac product lineup named Apple OS X Mavericks got it's sixth "Developer Preview" release. The beta release is now available for download exclusively to registered Apple developers for testing and development purposes only, the beta build is tagged “13A558” for reference. As with every internal/dev-only release their are numerous channels from where non-developers can grab this "EXPERIMENTAL" build (DevUpdateOSX10.9DP6Combo.dmg) as also shared below.

OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 6

Fixing Audio-Video Sync And Saving The Results

Out of sync audio and video can be very tricky to handle, on a computer multimedia players like Videolan VLC provides easy methods to experiment with timings and fix audio sync with video correctly. However, you need to use other utilities when you want to save the fixed audio-video sync as we will be demonstrating ahead.

Audio Video Sync
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