September 29, 2016

How to create macOS 10.12 Sierra bootable installation flash drive

This article show you how to restore the system on your Mac without recovery partition is to use a bootable installation flash drive and this article will show you how to create such installation disk with macOS Sierra.

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September 22, 2016

How to export and convert text from scanned document to text file

If you need to recover texts from scanned or photographed documents, you will need some kind of OCR (Optical Character Recognition) solution. Many mobile apps and desktop software exists for this purpose, but you can even find some web based services that allow you conveniently recover the text from scanned PDFs or pictures directly through your web browser.

Related file extension(s): .txt

August 4, 2016

How to install Microsoft Windows without DVD or USB installation media

Microsoft Windows system is typically installed on computers with DVD installation media or with USB flash drive. However, another alternative method of Windows installation exist, i.e. installation directly from hard drive using ISO image and this article show you how.

Related file extension(s): .iso .wim

August 3, 2016

How to print old .prn files in Windows

Before virtual PDF printer was common function in Windows s, the only way to produce a "print" file was by using a special "Print to file" option that saved a .prn filee. Then virtual PDF printers became common, and the "print to file" function fell into obscurity and nowdays most people do not even know about it. Sometimes users find old .prn files and wonder how they can print or convert them and this article covers the basics about printing or conversion of prn files.

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July 29, 2016

How to apply themes from Windows 10 in older Windows 7

Windows 8 introduced new wide desktop wallpapers that could be simultaneously shown on dual monitors simultaneously. This change also changed the default themes from THEMEPACK to DESKTHEMEPACK and this remains the same even in the later Windows 8.1 and latest Windows 10. Unfortnately, this means that new themes distributed by Microsoft cannot be used on previous Windows 7 machines and you have to use a little workaround and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .deskthemepack .themepack

July 20, 2016

Search's database by single click from Windows context menu

Do you often deal with unknown file types and wonder what is their purpose and why they can be found on your computer in the first place? We have for you a small simple utility that adds a new item called Search Extension to Windows context menu which works every time you right click on some file either on Desktop, in File Explorer or using other file management tools.

July 20, 2016

Creating Comic eBooks

Comic books are a popular printed medium that first appeared in the first half of the 20th century. Even in the age of digital books and internet, many people still collect and read comic books, but digital versions of the comics are common. In this article we will show you one the easiest way how you can make your own digital version of comic books that you can share with others.

Related file extension(s): .cbr .cbz

June 24, 2016

How to open and convert Keynote presentations online using iWork for iCloud

Keynotes are popular presentations made on Apple computers and devices with the Keynote app, formerly part of the iWorks office productivity bundles. Former iWorks formats were notoriously hard to convert to MS Office alternatives but now you can do it comfortably in your web browser using iWork for iCloud.

Related file extension(s): .key .keynote .ppsx .pptx

June 24, 2016

How to create your own audio books from e-books

Audio books are excellent alternatives to standard e-books in situations when you are in no mood for reading, need alternative to music, or just want something to listen to before you fall asleep. You can buy many professionally made audio books from Audible or similar websites, but if you have deep pocket, you can make your own, free audio books from e-books and we will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .azw .azw3 .epub .fb2 .lit .mobi .mp3 .ogg .prc .wma .zab

June 16, 2016

How to open and convert Pages documents online using iWork for iCloud

For users that do not own any of the many Apple devices and gizmos, it may be sometimes really difficult to work with unique documents and other file from MacOS (previously Mac OS X) or iOS platforms. However, nowadays you have the means to open and edit Apple specific documents using iWork for iCloud directly from your web browser.

Related file extension(s): .epub .pages .rtf

June 6, 2016

How to open and convert Numbers spreadsheets online using iWork for iCloud

For someone who does not use any of the Apple devices, it may be difficult to work with specific document formats from OS X or iOS platforms. However, you now have the option to use iWork for iCloud directly from your web browser, so you can open or edit Apple specific documents online.

Related file extension(s): .csv .numbers .pdf .xls .xlsx

June 1, 2016

List of cross-browser testing programs and web services

Anyone who ever had a website sooner or later discovers that his web is screwed in some of the versions of web browsers and is not shown properly. For exactly this reason you can find so called cross-browser tools, programs and services that allow users to quickly test a website under various virtualized web browsers.

Related file extension(s): .as .asp .aspx .cfm .cfml .css .htm .html .js .jsp .jspx .php .phtm .phtml .swf .url .xhtm .xhtml .xml

May 27, 2016

Install official Android to Samsung Galaxy phones

Sometimes you want to get back some official version of Android which was installed in your Galaxy phone after you bought it in a store and this article covers how you can find and install the official version of Android for your Galaxy phone.

Related file extension(s): .enc2 .enc4 .md5

May 25, 2016

List of best websites and sources with old software

There are plenty of reasons why you need or want to find some old program or just specific version of it. You may need to access some ancient document on your old computer, or you are just nostalgic and want to play some legendary game again. In any case, finding what you are looking may not be that easy. Plenty of sources exist, but which one are reliably, virus-free and safe to download from?

Related file extension(s): .dmg .exe

May 23, 2016

How to install Google Android operating system in Virtualbox

A few months ago, people from Jide Technology introduced Remix OS, a port of the Google Android operating system customized to be used like classic desktop system. So now let's take a look on how you can install Remix OS safely to a virtual PC machine made in Oracle's VirtualBox, so you can try Android and many of the apps for it directly on your computer.

Related file extension(s): .apk

May 13, 2016

How to transfer WhatsApp chats from Apple iPhone to Google Android

WhatsApp Messenger uses different way how to store chat history (backup of user's conversations) on iPhone and Android. This article will show you how to transfer WhatsApp file between iPhone and Android devices with set of easy to use tools.

Related file extension(s): .crypt .crypt10 .crypt11 .crypt12 .crypt5 .crypt6 .crypt7 .crypt8 .crypt9 .sqlite

May 11, 2016

How to hide some files from Android apps using .nomedia files

Android users often need or at least want to hide certain files from apps, so they are not indexed and do not show in galleries or lists. There exists somewhat easy solution to this, but not everyone is aware of .nomedia files it. This article covers the basics about this unique Android file type.

Related file extension(s): .nomedia

April 27, 2016

How to add a handy Show/Hide known file extension toggle to context menu in Windows

File extensions are hidden by default in Windows. Something that can be potentially very dangerous to inexperienced user. Let's take a peak on the why this function can harm your computer and also how you can add useful hide/show extension menu to your system.

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