BioLite Camp Stove

This is a must have item for those rugged travelers who are always on the move to new adventure and still want to be connected to the world. This handy device not only creates energy to recharge your phone or portable devices but has so many good uses for it. It's the best eco-friendly device suitable for so many uses. I just can't say no to this handy item.



Life Before & After Cellphones

It's so true on how Cellphone's have charged our lives so dramatically today than it did thirty years ago. If you didn't reach anyone years ago, that was the normal. Today it's unacceptable in every aspect that you can't even begin to imagine. What went wrong?



Evernote for Business

Evernote is taking a presence in the business world and things are about to change for the better for this small software company. If everything goes right, this could be a new beginning and hundreds of new users for the handy software that many already use.



Dump Drop Box

Have a Dropbox account and want to know more of the companies internal secrets. Here's a website bashing the famous file storage company and why you should dump it and go elsewhere. It's interesting on how in the day in age file server companies are being out sourced to other big companies. Whether it's good or bad depends upon what your storing and backing up on Dropbox. But it's nice to get the scoop on a company that is some how misrepresenting itself into the business world.



Remote Desktop TaskMgr

How do you open the Task Manager in Remote Desktop? If you haven't figured it out already it's as simple as doing a Cntr + Alt + END.

Here are some other great tips below:

Alt + Page Up – Switch between programs (Alt + Tab is the local command)
Ctrl + Alt + End – Display the Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc is the local command)
Alt + Home – Brings up the Start menu on the remote computer
Ctrl + Alt + (+) Plus/ (-) Minus – Minus takes a snapshot of the active window and plus takes a snapshot of the entire remote desktop window.

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Printer with Fake Money

It's a great idea to remember the things that you print because when you are up to no good, karma has a way of coming back. This is what happens when a man in Wisconsin tried to return a printer with no receipt. Upon inspection from a Walmart employee, the employee noticed two print pages of fake bills and within minutes the man with no receipt had to explain his criminal activity to the local police.

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Stop Win Services

Noticing that your computer is acting funny lately and think you might have a virus. Most of the time it's easy to find out which files are giving you the problems by looking at the Start Task Manager. From there you just   view the files that you want to close and hopefully your computer will return to normalcy.
Or you can just install Smart 2.0 and safely shut down the services automatically and tweak your computer settings to your satisfaction.



Get Rid of Left Over Files

Recently uninstalled programs on your computer and from time to time you still see some left over files left from programs that you no longer have. This handy utility takes care of those problems easily.



Win Boot Fix for Win 7 & 8

Is your Windows software taking longer than 30 seconds to boot. Install the Windows update boot file fix and watch your Windows OS boot faster.



Everything Search Engine

Tired of trying to find files on your computer and for what ever reason you never can find those files quick enough. This utility search engine will gather all the files on your computer and simply them for easier lookup.



Laser App

Here's a great application for financial advisors that you have recently filled out their forms. All you have to do is fill the form once and then anytime you deal with a different broker, fund company, insurance, annuity or custodian website you can easily prefill the information that you entered the first time somewhere else. It will definitely save you time doing paperwork.



Zap Messenger

Upset that MSN Messenger is gone and now it keeps on opening up on your computer daily and just want to remove it. If you tried using the Control Panel and failed in the past un-installing it. Here's an easier way to un-install MSN Messenger. All you have to do is install this utility and it will give you the option to un-install it. For those user's who still haven't heard. MSN Messenger was replaced by Skype. So if you still have MSN on your computer. You might just want to remove it.


Bank Vault Password Manager

Looking for a better way to save your passwords online? Check out Bank Vault and learn how easily you can store your passwords with your favorite weblinks. Now saving passwords can be a thing of the past.

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Need to create a flyer for a special event. Or just want to get the word out so that everyone knows what's going on. Check out Zazzle and let them show you how easy it is to create, save and order flyers online.



SSA Statements

Wondering what happened to your Social Security statements? The government shut down last year the paper expense and all new users will now need a computer to monitor and review their statements online. It's  good and bad news for some. But it's the governments way of telling everyone that it's time to go online.



Open IE Favorites via Cmd

Here's another way to open your website via Window's keyboard command instead open it the normal way from your favorites menu. It will save you time, if you can remember these unusual commands.
Goto IE, favorites menu and highlight your favorite website you want to create a command to launch quickly. Now with your mouse hit the second key and choose properties. You see something like ctrl + alt +g for opening google.com. Now open up a new Windows in IE and type the same commands to open google.com.


Expand your Windows Screen

Need to expand your Windows screen so you have a better view of what's going on. You'll be surprise to know that Windows can be expanded by hitting just F11. And once your finish and you want to go back to you usual screen you can either end the program or just hit the Esc key to undo the current changes and go back to the original settings.


Refresh IE

Want to refresh IE when it's already open using keyboard commands and not the refresh button on the browser. Just press F5 command and Windows IE should automatically refresh.


To Access Windows Folders

Here's a Windows tip to access Windows all folders. Hit the Windows Cmd  key usually saids "Start" or has the Windows logo on it and type R for "run". In the run command box type ".." and press enter. A new window should open up listing all the folders.


See is Up or Down

Here is a great site to verify if your favorite website is up or down. That way you don't have to freak out and think someone hacked into your account.
It's not uncommon now-a-days to find a well known website to be down. Hackers are constantly playing with big name sites for fun and you just never know.



Disable Win 8 Lock Screen

Here are some handy tweaks to Disable Windows 8 Lock Screen and how to take back control of your computer. It was difficult at first to even tweak my new computer. But after installing the new Windows 8 taskbar menu, everything else made things simple.

Note : This tweak is not for everyone and it can be done.



Enhance My 8

Here's another Windows 8 Tweaker with more options to boost your Windows to a new level. It's filled with so many tools that I prefer this tweaker among others. Give it a try and buy if you like.

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Tweak Me

Here's a handy Windows 8 Tweak that will help you customize your Windows the way you want it. It's a great way to optimize it to it's full capacity.



Holes on Hard Drives

What's the meaning and purpose of do not cover holes on hard drives. In the manufacturing world it has to do with air equalization pressure. The hole acts as an equalization zone for pressure inside and outside a hard drive where parts move constantly. Without this parts would have a very difficult time moving inside the hard drive and could mean disaster for your programs and files.



Give Forward

Want to start a fundraiser to make a difference in life. Here are great ways to do it in fundraising. You never know how much of a big difference just a little donation can change someone life forever.



Infected Website

This is a quick check link to see if your website is infected. If for some reason your website gets blocked, it's a good idea to check the website and narrow down what applications have not been updated. Or if some files on an old website is affecting your new site. You never know until it happens to you.




Want to know who's signing on to your computer when your not around. No a big deal with this neat software from Mouselock. Not only does it tell you when the user tried to sign-on but sends you a picture so you can identify them. Pretty cool as long as you have a google account.



Office 2013 vs Office 365

Here are the pro's and con's on buying Office 2013 for your computer vs Office 365. In the long run it looks like Microsoft is going Cloud and your best option is to stick to their subscription plan until you decided which route you want to take next but it's going to be a hard sell for Microsoft to convince many to signup.



Trap Calls

Tired of getting unmasked calls of people you just don't want to talk to. Here's a great software that's going to let you know who's always calling. It works with every phone and you don't even have to install an application. All you do is signup with a plan that works with you and watch the magic.



BitDefender Rootkit

BitDefender it taking a stand on viruses by offering a rootkit for already infected computers. It's the new generation of antivirus software fighting the bad guys in the real world. Let's just see how long they can keep the battle going.