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There are quite a variety of good cross-platform password managers, but freeware LastPass is my choice amongst all as reviewed earlier.

Apart from the fully featured Free version, there is also a LastPass Premium offering. The paid premium upgrade provides users with additional features like mobile access via apps for Android, Apple iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone etc., multifactor authentication and priority support. The good news is LastPass is giving away free premium accounts, just follow the instructions posted ahead.

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Easter Bunny Hops to Your House with MacX Video Converter Pro Giveaway in Basket

Easter is looming around the corner. Kids are busy preparing carrots, wishing Easter Bunny will hop to their houses with its magic basket full of amazing eggs, chocolates, candies, etc on Easter morning. What about other people? Well, this year Bunny additionally crams MacXDVD 2013 Easter Giveaway of first-rate MacX Video Converter Pro into its basket to cater to the needs of customers who’d like to enrich holiday entertainments in the uplifting time of year. Particularly, this Easter deal is only eligible from now to April 7, 2013, during which all customers are welcomed to get full licensed MacX Video Converter Pro for free of no limitation. This is really a once in a blue moon if you are eager to experience a more entertaining digital life with portable media devices in hands.

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Google Keep - The cloud connected note keeping service

Google Keep the newly announced service from tech giant, allows users to quickly jot down notes, voice memos with transcription support, reminders, checklists, ideas or anything else including photos to keep track of important things that matter. Your notes and data are safely stored on Google Drive and synced to all devices for anywhere access.

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RasPlex - The Plex Home Theater port for the Raspberry Pi mini computer

DLNA is a widely used, popular media sharing protocol for instant multimedia sharing across devices irrespective of the hardware/software platform they are running. To get DLNA working we need a server, which catalogs and serves the multimedia content for consumption, while a client consumes the content supplied by the DLNA server. MiniDLNA is a fast, simple to configure and easy to use DLNA server which can be installed in minutes on the Raspberry Pi, however it has limited features.

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Plex Media Server is yet another powerful DLNA multimedia server, the good news is - we now have a working Raspberry Pi port of Plex home theater as RasPlex. RasPlex enables users to enjoy multimedia content across every DLNA capable client on their home network, utilizing the Plex Media Server's friendly user interface.

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Big Mouse Cursor Utility allows users to design their own Mouse Cursor

Mouse Cursors in Windows are of Limited Size and are normally developed by Graphics Designers. Now the Big Mouse Cursor Utility allows you to design your own Mouse Cursor with ease. With the help of any Graphics Editor, you can design your own Mouse Cursor which will follow your existing Mouse Cursor. All you need to do is create a .bmp file and tell the Daanav Mouse Cursor about the location of the .bmp file. Have a look at the given below screenshot which displays the main screen of the software.

Compiling the latest version of aria2 download manager on Raspberry Pi

How Much MB or GB Space Can Be Freed Up on your iPhone, iPad?

Last August, we reviewed the free Windows utility called PhoneClean, the uniquely designed application allows users to free disk space on there iPhone, iPod touch or iPad by cleaning up the files that are no longer useful to the system. The iMobie, creator of the program, has now informed us that PhoneClean has been thoroughly redesigned and upgraded to version 2, and its Mac version also available.

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The PhoneClean scans on your machine, looking for temporary files that are no longer used, but for some reason kept there. It does not erase progress of games or any application data, even if they are only remnants of unused files.

Installing and Configuring MiniDLNA Server On Raspberry Pi

We have already setupped the Raspberry Pi to download files from internet and share them wirelessly over network acting as an NAS. Now it's time to further enhance this functionality to share multimedia content (audio/video/images) using DLNA protocol so our Raspberry Pi can act as an self contained multimedia downloader and server.

Enabling DLNA allows compatible networked device like TV's, cellphones, music systems and computers to enable seamless sharing and playback of digital media between devices. DLNA uses Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for media management, discovery and control. Follow the instructions ahead to install and configure popular Linux DLNA server utility MiniDLNA on Raspberry Pi running Raspbian.

DLNA server detected by Sony Bravia

aria2 - The Best Lightweight, Multi-protocol, Multi-source Download Accelerator For Linux

In search for the most stable yet low resource consuming download accelerator for my Raspberry Pi NAS, we have tested and written about excellent utilities like Transmission Bittorrent Client, pyLoad and FatRat which gets the job done. However, after extensive testing with all these I can now easily conclude that the best download manager for Raspberry Pi (or any other low-resourced Linux computer) is - aria2.

aria2 is an versatile multi-platform, multi-protocol download accelerator with lots of powerful features not available in any of the competing applications like the ability to download the same file from multiple URLS and protocols. Aria2 is available for Linux, Windows and Mac and supports multi-protocol, multi-segmented parallel accelerated downloads from HTTP,HTTPS,FTP,BitTorrent and Metalink protocols with download resume capability. Despite being a lightweight command line utility, you won't feel the lack of an GUI as it supports an XML-RPC interface for remote-control - there are quite a few handy GUI's available like web-interfaces, desktop clients and native mobile applications.

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Advanced Tokens Manager - Microsoft Windows and Office Activation Backup-Restore Solution

Microsoft Windows and Office Activation can be tricky at times and you might get blocked by Microsoft if you try activating more then a few times with a single key to prevent software piracy.

This policy is now being implemented more strictly after Microsoft blundered and offered free Windows 8 keys to users. To prevent such situation one can opt to use handy free utility Advanced Tokens Manager for safe backup and restoration of Microsoft Windows and Office activation files locally for restore when a clean install is done.

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