A common complaint among power users about newer versions of Windows is the slow copying speed, especially when transferring lots of files. If you want to speed up your copying or if you regularly transfer large amounts of data, this program may be for you. Teracopy has come in handy when transferring and reorganizing my videos. Its simple interface makes it real simple to create a queue for the files I want to move. This long awaited 3.0 final version brings features and bug fixes, plus official support for Windows 10 (dropping XP in the process) and Hi-DPI.
A few of you are probably thinking: "isn't it easy to screenshot in Windows 10? You just press the print screen button and a screenshot is saved to the clipboard!" And you'd be correct; But Windows provides several other ways to screenshot, many of which are better options depending on your requirements.
5 days, 5 killer tech tips You just bought a new Windows laptop, built a new desktop, or are simply clean installing on a new SSD. Gotta love the smell of a fresh new machine, but now you have to get back to productivity zen by recovering your files and installing programs. We've compiled a list of essential programs to get you started.
5 days, 5 killer tech tips Microsoft slowly started to sneak advertisements into the Windows platform with Windows 8, and they've only crept up further in Windows 10. Thankfully it's easy to shut down most of these annoyances if you know where to look.
Moving to a new phone used to be a painful process, especially the transfer of data like contacts, photos and apps. But today if you put cloud storage to good use in combination with the right utility, it can be done more easily even if you are moving to a different platform. Samsung offers Smart Switch to facilitate the shift and evidently it's keeping it up to date. You can download it here for Windows, Mac and Android.
Hacking For Dummies, 5th Edition explores the malicious hacker's mindset, helps the reader develop an ethical hacking plan, and cover typical hack attacks and how to counteract them. You can get the ebook free of charge with your email address or by connecting via LinkedIn. The offer is only good until Feb 15.
GIMP is arguably the closest it gets to an open source free alternative to Adobe Photoshop. With tons of features and image manipulation tools at your disposal (and the complexity that comes with it), GIMP is a powerful cross-platform desktop photo editing program. The latest version brings several GUI improvements, bug fixes and general enhancements. Full release notes and download links for Windows, macOS and Linux are here.