Software

Deleted File Recovery with System Restore Facility

February 3, 2013
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If we talk about the recovery of deleted files, Microsoft has offered a great feature which is called as system restore. However, only few people know its proper use while great majority cannot understand it properly. The basic aim of this application is to remove those programs which obstruct the normal functioning of your computer. […]

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Simple Tune-Up Actions to a Faster PC In 2013

January 29, 2013
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How many PC problems did you experience last year? If you couldn’t count how many times you reformatted your computer last year, countless files you lost to crashes and how many unproductive hours you wasted trying to put your system in order, you are not alone. I had my share of system comedy last year […]

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8 softwares people admire most

January 8, 2013
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There are a cloud of softwares in the market. But what softwares belong to the category that people admire most? Let’s take a look! 1. VLC media player Quite a few people have benefitted from this open-source tool, which is easy-to-use and enables us to play almost everything on multiple platforms. However, the UI of […]

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10 Tips for Working with a Mobile App Developer Freelancer

November 14, 2012
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I’ve recently decided to get into the mobile apps industry. I had great ideas but little experience in code and app development, which meant I had to find another solution for executing my plan of launching an app. Through the process of looking for a developer, characterizing the app in a proper way, handling ongoing […]

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NetSpot: powerful wireless survey tool for home and office

November 4, 2012

15% discount for NetSpot Pro – find the coupon code after the article! Wi-Fi is now a mainstay in our daily working lives and also for surfing the net at home, whether you’re using a phone, tablet, laptop, desktop, handheld games console, or some other enabled gadget. That’s why it’s essential to have a steady, […]

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Fix: Safari 5.7.1 jerky YouTube playback?

June 6, 2012
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Since Apple’s latest Safari update recently, which took Safari to version 5.7.1, I have personally had huge problems with many YouTube videos. When playing them, they would take a while to load, then playback would be jerky, skipping frames etc. Overall, making entire Safari run slow and unstable. What fixed the problem for me, was […]

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Review: DVDFab DVD Ripper Makes Your Life on-the-go More Colorful

June 4, 2012
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If you are a typical business person whose daily life is highly associated with heavy transportation, there must be ways for you to spend your on the go time. The question is how you do this? As I understand, business person are usually armed with all kinds of digital devices that are portable. How about […]

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Review on a cool Mac DVD Copy software

May 31, 2012
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What is a Mac DVD Copy software? Literally, a Mac DVD Copy software is a piece of software application designed for Mac OS X, doing the job of making backup DVDs. Professionally, Mac DVD Copy refers to the DVD Copy software written for Mac platform and has the full capability of backing up DVDs. Why […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Help You in Moving to a New Host

April 30, 2012
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Are you getting downtime pretty often for your website? Is the tech support team of your hosting provider just not responding to your questions? Are you often intrigued by the promotions that your current hosting provider does while asking you to upgrade the system for a better security (After all, they promise security when you […]

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Giveaway: PearlMountain Image Converter – 20 licenses

April 25, 2012
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This giveaway has ended! We are proud to announce yet another giveaway here on TechPatio.com, this time you can get yourself a free license to the award-winning Image Converter software from PearlMountain, worth $29.90 !! PearlMountain Image Converter is a photo converter as well as batch image converter, which helps you convert images to other […]

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Giveaway for Mac users: CleanGenius 3.0 from EaseUS

April 16, 2012
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CLOSED! THERE ARE NO MORE LICENSES LEFT! Pay attention, Mac users! TechPatio has been given 14 licenses for the new CleanGenius 3.0 from EaseUS, that we want to give away to our readers – for free – each license is worth $29.95. CleanGenius 3.0 As the name implies, the app is a genius at cleaning. […]

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Is Your Computer Slowing Down?

April 16, 2012
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With day-to-day use, your desktop computer suffers though normal wear and tear that may eventually hinder it from functioning properly. Not to worry – most causes of performance problems can be avoided. Take note of the following 5 things that slow your PC down. An overfilled hard drive Generally, the more full the hard drive […]

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Tips and Tricks for the Diehard Spotify User

March 16, 2012
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If you’re in the majority of Internet users out there, then you probably have a Facebook account by now. And if you’re in the majority of Facebook users, then you have probably linked your Facebook with the free music sharing program called Spotify. What Is Spotify? Spotify is an unlimited music streaming service that lets […]

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What Level of Measure Should Parents Put into Online Security?

February 25, 2012
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There have been many questions about how importantly parents should take the security of their kids’ when they are on the internet. Many have debated that monitoring your kids and having to suggest to them what to do online is completely unrealistic, but we cannot disregard the fact that un-guarded use of the internet also […]

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Converting Excel to PDF file with PDF Converter

January 10, 2012
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As you know that PDF is a portable document format, which requires a special viewer such as Adobe Reader for viewing it. This program is so popular that it can be installed freely on all computers nowadays. But, Adobe Reader doesn’t allow you to convert different file formats to a PDF. Adobe has come up […]

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New Firefox with improved security: Mozilla

November 15, 2011
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The new version of Firefox, the Firefox 8.0 released on November 8, 2011, has been with released with much fanfare and some changes such as improved security and some minor updates. Firefox is a free and open source web browser from Mozilla that is fast easy and rewarding. The latest version, Firefox 8,0 comes with […]

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MobileMe Gallery & iDisk alternative when MobileMe shuts down

October 28, 2011
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With the launch of free iCloud on October 12th, it also meant the end of paid MobileMe. MobileMe was Apple’s paid version for having a @me.com e-mail address, folder online (iDisk), a gallery online, some synchronization between Mac apps etc. It came at a fee of around €79 a year (if I remember correctly). For some […]

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How Facebook Demonstrates the Power of Windows 8

October 10, 2011
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Windows 8 is not just another Windows operating system. This might be the reason why they have called it the Re-Creation of Windows. There are many users who have avoided Windows upgrades in the past. There are still many people who are using Windows 2000, for example. The new Windows 8 download, we are going […]

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Why Cloud Computing Is Safer Than Anything Else: Welcome Windows 8

October 6, 2011
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Windows 8 is a huge change in the way we will use our computers compared to the past. We were introduced to personal computing by Windows many years ago. The idea was that we would use our computer and application, and we would save our information on our computers. The internet meant we could now […]

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Choosing the right antivirus software for your PC

September 12, 2011
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Internet has revolutionized the world and so our life style. We cannot deny its countless blessings, which has made our life easy and convenient with floods of information and services at just one click. But with the expansion and progress in this area, our computers are more expose to the evil of viruses, which are […]

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5 Leaks on the New Windows 8 Smartphone Operating System Improvements

July 3, 2011
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The Windows 8 promises some great improvements for those who love to use their smartphone. The new operating system will allow us to have the same operating system on our tablet, laptop and smartphone. This will be the first time we have had this as a reality. The closest thing to this has been Apple’s […]

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5 Reasons Why Google is About to Kick Ass with the Chromebook

June 24, 2011
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It is not really surprising that Google has released the first real cloud experience with the launch of the Chromebook. There are mixed reviews, reports, comments, discussions and opinions flying around. Whatever anyone has to say, it probably won’t even matter. The Chromebook will work, and it will get its piece of the market once […]

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Which one is the best adblocker for Google Chrome?

June 13, 2011
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All advertisements on every website can easily be disabled in Google Chrome with the help of adblock-extensions that are available for free in the Chrome Webstore. But which one of them is the most efficient in blocking ads on our favorite websites like Facebook and Youtube? The Google Chrome browser is becoming increasingly popular and […]

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GFS Backup Explained! (Grandfather-Father-Son Backup)

May 30, 2011
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The most critical – but least appreciated – part of any IT admin’s job has to be data backup. Nobody notices when you do it right, but everyone hates you if you do it wrong. Few people understand the skill and experience required to keep critical business data protected. Too often, people just assume that […]

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