We all download a lot of things online ranging from movies, videos, music, software applications and so on. But you can never be too sure about everything you download from the Internet because there are a lot of malware and virus infected websites which are spread all over.
How many times have you felt the need to recover license key of your Windows Operating System? You must have experienced this sometime, either while reinstalling your computer system or when activating/upgrading your Operating System. If you have purchased and using a genuine license of Windows OS it is very important that you take a backup of your license key and store it in a safe place on external media or backup to a cloud storage.
Skype is undoubtedly the most popular application on all Operating System platforms for video calling. Skype enables you to chat and have video call with your friends and family via VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). Skype has recently been acquired by Microsoft and still continues to be the most popular application for video calling since it provides video calling in high-resolution with excellent voice and video quality. And to top of it all, it is a free application for Windows, Mac OS, Linux as well as for Android and iOS.
I upgraded the primary OS on my laptop to Windows 8 a few months back. But just last week I found out that my Windows 8 laptop is not showing up the DVD Drive in “My Computer” anymore. Usage of optical drives have reduced a lot since flash drives and high speed Internet have gained popularity. Nonetheless, I was suspecting that there’s a hardware failure or some other issue with my DVD Drive and wanted to fix it soon.
Google has many country-specific local domain search pages for users around the world. These local domain search pages can be identified by the TLDs (Top Level Domains) like www.google.co.in (India), www.google.co.uk (United Kingdom) and so on. These local domain search pages provide results which are more relevant to your current location.
If you observer carefully while Googling, when you type www.google.com in your browser address bar , you are automatically redirected to the Google domain for your country. This can get annoying sometimes when you actually want to perform a broad search and the search from these local domains can restrict your search results. Here is how you can prevent Google from redirecting you to the local domain for your searches :
What do you do when Gmail or Google Apps are down? You cannot access your important data, emails and notes. Sometimes Gmail may also be painfully slow. If you are finding it tough to access Gmail properly, here are some alternate Gmail modes/links/URL that you can use to access your email easily.