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

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): .numbers .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.

March 30, 2016

File extensions on Mac OS X

A brief overview about file extensions on OS X platform

March 30, 2016

How to install new fonts in Mac OS X operating system

Fonts are one of the ways how you can personalize and customize your documents, presentations and other content. You get some fonts with default installation of OS X and even some apps, but you can of course add more. There are several ways how you can to install new fonts to Mac OS X operating system and in this short article we will discuss some of them.

Related file extension(s): .compositefont .otf .pfb .pfm .ttf

March 3, 2016

How long file extension can be?

How long can be file extension in most popular operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix and Mac OS. Historical nuances and convections about files and their extensions.

March 3, 2016

A guide how remove programs from the Open Menu in Windows Explorer

Do you have your "Open with menu" in Windows Explorer full of wrong association ? Did you sometimes accidently opened a file with wrong program and its now its always shown in the Open With men ? All this sooner or later happens to most users. Have you ever wondered how to clean up the "Open with menu" a little?? In this little guide we can help you solve all this problem and clean your "Open With menu" in Windows Explorer.

February 4, 2016

Three ways how to identify uknown files

Almost every computer user eventually finds some odd file on their hard drivers and wonders what the hell it is, because it is not associated with any current software and how did it get there in the first place? This article covers three useful ways how users can determine the origin and purpose of some of theirs unknown files.

February 1, 2016

Alternatives for discontinued Google Reader RSS aggregator service

Google Reader was a popular web-based RSS feeder as well as RSS reading app for mobile platforms. Unfortunately the service was discontinued on 1st July 2013 and many people still mourn its loss. Luckily, plenty of viable alternatives exist that can even import your old feed backups so you can continue with management and reading of your RSS feeds.

Related file extension(s): .atom .rss

January 28, 2016

Create subtitles for 3D movies

These days you can easily watch 3D movies comfortably at home if you own modern 3D TVs and have your own set of 3D glasses. So it may happen that you want to watch your new movie on your 3D TV and you need subtitles for your language. So you will need special 3D subtitles and we will show you how to convert standard 2D subtitles to 3D.

Related file extension(s): .ass .srt .ssa .sub .sup

January 6, 2016

How to install a virtual PostScript printer in Windows

Adobe has not upgraded their old Postscript drivers since Windows XP. This makes it troublesome for users to install a virtual postscript printer in later versions of Windows. Luckily, some vendors provide generic PS drivers and this article covers how you can install them and set up a virtual PostScript printer.

Related file extension(s): .ps

December 30, 2015

TrueCrypt alternatives for Windows

With TrueCrypt gone, it is now time to look for a replacement for this program. There might be many encryption programs on market, but what are the most popular and reliable choices? This article presents few worthy alternatives to the venerable TrueCrypt.

Related file extension(s): .aes .fve .hc .tc

December 16, 2015

Opening PAGES documents without Mac

Do you need to open .pages documents in Windows and do not known how ? No problem at all. In this article we will show you how to open .pages documents without Mac.

Related file extension(s): .doc .pages

December 8, 2015

Best online file conversion sites

Internet is full of various websites that offer file conversion services. But which one to use? In this article we show you some of the most popular and reliable online converters.

Related file extension(s): .avi .doc .docx .epub .mobi .mp3 .mp4 .pdf .xls .xlsx

December 4, 2015

Opening NUMBERS spreadsheets without Mac

Do you need to open .numbers spreadsheets in Windows and do not known how ? No problem at all. In this article we will show you how to open .numbers spreadsheets without Mac.

Related file extension(s): .numbers

December 1, 2015

How to add program to Windows startup

Removing a program from Windows startup is pretty easy and a lot of users known how to do it. But what about the opposite, to add a new program to launch on Windows startup? We will show you a simple workaround that will allow you to add a new program to Windows startup. This will work in all versions of Windows up to latest version 10.

Related file extension(s): .lnk

November 4, 2015

How to convert or extract SPB contact files to VCF

Samsung devices such as Omnia or Galaxy series use the Samsung Kies software to backup your device. The program saves contacts in a SPB file format by default. If you need to import or recover the contacts to other devices, you may first need to convert them to VCF or CSV.

Related file extension(s): .csv .spb .vcard .vcf .xls

October 13, 2015

Create ISO files from CD, DVD on Mac & Windows with AnyToISO

Even with the new Windows 10, users are still unable to create ISO images with just the tools from the system and have to rely on some 3rd party solution for CD/DVD backup or saving custom compilations for burning. This article covers how to make ISO image with one of such 3rd party tools, AnyToISO.

Related file extension(s): .iso

October 9, 2015

How to Convert 3GA audio file to MP3 format

A lot of users on the internet seek for information and advices about how to convert their 3GA music files to MP3 format. Mostly so they can playback their favorite songs on some portable media player that only support MP3s. You can find lots of "easy", "just rename it" solutions on internet that kinda mislead users, although they may seem to work but it's more of a workaround the default file associations than a conversion. In order to truly convert 3GA file to MP3 you need to use an audio converter with support of 3GP format.

Related file extension(s): .3ga .3gp .mp3

October 8, 2015

How to create OS X 10.11 El Capitan bootable installation flash drive

The fastest way 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 OS X 10.11 El Capitan.

Related file extension(s): .dmg

October 7, 2015

Open VCF, split, merge or convert vCard file format

vCard (VCF file extension) is the common standard for electronic business cards or simple personal contacts. Nowadays, it is used in most (if not all) operating systems as well as mobile devices. Windows, Mac, Android,iOS and other use in one or other way VCF format for contacts. Here is a summary of the common user operations that can be done with .vcf files.

Related file extension(s): .vcf

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