April 4, 2012

How to run VMware Workstation virtual machines in Microsoft Virtual PC

Virtual PC much like other Microsoft virtualization programs use VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) file format to store hard drives for virtual machines. None of these programs cannot use other virtual disk formats, like very popular VMDK format used in VMware Workstation. However, there exists a very easy to use virtual disk image converter called StarWind V2V, that facilitates you transition between VMware Workstation and Virtual PC machines.

Related file extension(s): .vhd .vmdk

March 29, 2012

Top Google Reader clients for iOS

RSS is popular way how to inform visitors about news, articles, blogs, commentaries etc. on the web.Google Reader is one of the most popular web-based RSS aggregators.Viewing of Google Reader on smaller displays of smart mobile devices is not very comfortable. However there are RSS readers or Google Reader clients available that can sync with your Google Reader account and view subscribed feeds on your smartphone or tablet with Apple iOS system more clearly.

Related file extension(s): .rss

March 21, 2012

Open VMDK virtual disk images in VirtualBox

By default, VirtualBox uses VDI (Virtual Disk Image) container to store virtual hard drives that contain virtualized operating systems. However this article will show that it can also work with other virtual hard disk formats including VMware Workstation VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk) image files.

Related file extension(s): .vdi .vmdk

March 21, 2012

How to convert Adobe Indesign, QuarkXpress, or Microsoft Publisher documents between each other

Overview of Markzware InDesign plugins and QuarkXpress Xtensions that allow users to easily convert INDD, PUB and QXP files between each other.

Related file extension(s): .ind .indd .pub .qxd .qxp

March 19, 2012

How to configure and connect to Remote Desktop in Windows

Remote Desktop Connection is really great tool, but it is especially handy if you frequently work on several computers. For PC beginners and everyone else who doesn't know about this feature and does not know how to work with it, we have prepared small tutorial that covers the basic about how to configure and connect remote desktop in Windows.

Related file extension(s): .rdp

March 15, 2012

How to open and mount ISO files in Windows with Daemon Tools

Windows is not able to natively mount ISO images as virtual drives. The only solution is to a install third party utility, like Daemon Tools that can easily mount ISO images to a virtual drive.

Related file extension(s): .iso

March 14, 2012

Top desktop client RSS software that can sync up with Google Reader

RSS is a very popular and quick way of publishing and reading news, blogs, tech articles and other stuff over internet. These documents are shared via so called RSS feeds, which can be subscribed by users to their RSS readers so they never miss articles from their favorite feeds. In this article we will present some of the best and most popular RSS desktop programs which have the capability to synchronize with Google Reader.

Related file extension(s): .atom .opml .rss

March 8, 2012

Convert Parallels Desktop virtual machine to Vmware Workstation

VMware Workstation is one of the most used computer virtulalizing solution for Microsoft Windows and Parallels Desktop is the same for Mac. VMware Workstation is not able to open Parallels virtual machine format. However you can use VMware vCenter Converter Standalone that is able to convert Parallels Desktop virtual machines to VMware Workstation Virtual Machine Disk file format.

Related file extension(s): .hdd .pvm .pvs .vmdk .vmx

February 29, 2012

How to open VMware virtual machine in Parallels Desktop for Mac

Parallels Desktop is popular virtualization software for Mac OS much like VMware is on Windows platform. This article will show you how to convert and run your existing VMware virtual machines in your Parallels Desktop for Mac.

Related file extension(s): .hdd .pvm .vmdk .vmx

February 17, 2012

Upcoming new features of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Developer preview of the new version for Mac OS X operating system is here. Codenamed Mountain Lion, the 10.8 update brings new features mainly inspired by success of iOS platform.

February 9, 2012

How to take screenshot on Android phone

Taking a screenshot is not a standard feature in devices with Android operating system. But there is also an option how to take screenshots from your phone with Google Android SDK Tools.

Related file extension(s): .png

February 2, 2012

How to open NRG (Nero disk image) files on Mac

NRG is disk image file format used by popular Windows burning software called Nero Burning ROM. However there is no version of Nero for Mac OS X. The easiest way how to open .nrg files on Mac is to convert them in to standard ISO disk image file format and open in the Apple DiskImageMounter.

Related file extension(s): .iso .nrg

January 26, 2012

How to open RAR files on Mac

In this article we will show you, how to open and extract RAR archives in Mac OS X with the help of some useful third party compression utilities that are much more user friendly and also with the original command line utility.

Related file extension(s): .rar

January 20, 2012

How to open and extract RAR file

RAR is the one of the most used compression file format. This short guide teach you how to extract RAR archives in WinRAR that is the default creator, extractor and manager of RAR archives.

Related file extension(s): .rar

January 18, 2012

7-Zip compression utility review

Short review how to create, manage and extract 7-zip archives in Microsoft Windows operating system.

Related file extension(s): .7z .7z.001 .7z.002 .7z.003 .7zip

January 10, 2012

How to run and play MS-DOS games on Mac

Many legendary computer games were released for MS-DOS operating system. However only handful of these legends were released for Macintosh computers. Now it is possible to play all of the DOS gaming legends on your Mac and this short article will show you how.

Related file extension(s): .boxer

January 5, 2012

Convert FLAC to ALAC on Mac

How to convert music in FLAC audio format to Apple lossless audio (ALAC) with with X Lossless Decoder for Mac.

Related file extension(s): .alac .flac .m4a

January 3, 2012

How to backup Android phone via WiFi

MyPhoneExplorer is able to connect to an Android phone via WiFi, Bluetooth, or USB cable. In our article we will show you how to create backup of contact list, tasks, notes and SMS messages through WiFi network.

Related file extension(s): .mpb

December 28, 2011

How to create Windows 7 boot screen

If you no longer want to watch the same Windows 7 boot screen on your PC and also want to be little bit original than your friends or colleagues, you can try to create your own Windows 7 boot screen with Windows 7 Boot Updater.

Related file extension(s): .bs7

December 8, 2011

How to convert VDI to VMDK

If you need to run any VirtualBox virtual machines in VMware, you must convert them to the VMware Virtual Machine Disk format. This short article helps you to convert VirtualBox .vdi files to VMware .vmdk files.

Related file extension(s): .raw .vdi .vmdk

November 16, 2011

How to backup and restore your documents and files in Windows 7

Data backup is one of the most important things when you regularly work on PC. Windows 7 offers its own backup function called Backup and Restore, but a lot of users are not familiar with it and do not use it at all. In this small tutorial we will show you, how to set up scheduled backup of your files in Windows 7.

Related file extension(s): .vhd

November 11, 2011

How to convert most common disk image formats to ISO

Do you want to convert common disk image formats like NRG, MDF, UIF, BIN, DAA, DMG to standard ISO image? Read our short list of useful converters that are able to convert variety of disk images to ISO.

Related file extension(s): .cue .daa .dmg .iso .mdf .nrg .uif

November 7, 2011

Convert any video to DVD

If you have any video files in any video format, such as DivX, XviD, M2TS, MKV, QuickTime, 3GP, M2P, MPG etc. and you wanted to create DVD-Video disc from them, read this short review about DVD converter named ConvertXtoDVD.

Related file extension(s): .3gp .asf .avi .divx .flv .ifo .m2p .m2t .m4v .mkv .mov .mpg .mts .ogm .swf .ts .vob .wmv .xvid

November 2, 2011

How to open or mount MDX disk images

Do you have MDX disk image and want to open it, or access its contents, just don't know how? In this quick tutorial we will show you how you can open .mdx file, or mount them as virtual drives.

Related file extension(s): .mdx

November 2, 2011

Convert FLAC to ALAC in Windows

How to convert songs in FLAC audio format to Apple lossless audio (ALAC) with xrecode for Windows.

Related file extension(s): .alac .flac .m4a

November 1, 2011

Convert FLAC to MP3 on Mac

Check how to convert FLAC files to popular MP3 audio format by easy to use and free app called All2MP3 converter for Mac.

Related file extension(s): .flac .mp3

November 1, 2011

Open ePUB files on Windows

ePUB is one of the main digital publication file formats used. If you are not familiar with ePUB, or ebooks for that matter, check how you can easily read and manage them with Calibre e-book library management program.

Related file extension(s): .epub

November 1, 2011

How to open epub files on Mac

EPUB e-book is one of the most used document file formats to store digital publications. If you want to read e-book files on your Mac, read our article about easy-to-use EPUB readers.

Related file extension(s): .epub

October 27, 2011

How to create bootable USB flash disk with the installation of Microsoft Windows 7

Do you want to have your own Microsoft Windows 7 installation USB flash disk and don't know how to make it? In this short article we have written all the instructions needed, to create your own Windows 7 installation on USB flash disk in Windows without any other software.

October 27, 2011

How to copy music from iPod to your PC

iTunes can only copy music to iPod, but not the other way round. So what if you want to copy your music from iPod to your computer? In our short tutorial we described how you can easily copy your music from iPod to a computer without any other software.

Related file extension(s): .m4a .mp3

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