Transform your smartphone into a scanning tool

Global software giant Adobe on Friday launched Adobe Scan — a free app that delivers a modern document experience by allowing the users to turn their mobile devices into an intelligent scanning and text-recognition tool. Adobe Scan automatically captures and cleans picture-perfect images of anything — receipts, forms, pictures, business cards, notes. Then, using built-in …

Prevent your Mac from entering sleep mode

If you’re a believer in Apple’s official command line utility, you’re going to love this nifty utility. KeepingYouAwake is a menu bar utility for MacOS to prevent your Mac from entering sleep mode for a set duration or as long as it is activated. KeepingYouAwake is basically a wrapper around the “Caffeinate” Terminal command which can be …

Neat little screen recorder for Mac OS X

Neat clean little open-source screen recorder built for Mac OS X. Once app is installed and running app sits in your menubar. This app offers converting the video right out-of-the box. It is a great alternative to record your apps or website’s live demo and its worth your consideration.

Ways to Secure Your Smartphone

The smartphone industry has been steadily developing and growing since 90s, both in market size, as well as in models and suppliers. Modern advances to mobiles mean that there’s often far more at stake than losing contacts and text messages if a mobile is lost or stolen, and even if you don’t use a phone …

Free Security Tools for System Admins

This is the list of some of the best free security tools available for various purposes, these tools will allow you to perform tasks like password recovery, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning and secure data wiping. BackTrack BackTrack is a free bootable Linux distribution. Its only purpose is to test your network, devices, and systems for …

Best Free Software Network Analyzers

These analyzers provide visibility into wired and wireless technologies. To help you narrow the search for that perfect network analysis tool, please consider this list of best free network analyzers: Wireshark Wireshark is considered by many as most powerful network protocol analyzer application. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, also …

Tools to Help you Optimize your Images

In this article we’ll discuss the best way of optimizing your images for the web. Poorly optimized images can slow page load time, hindering user experience. Page load time is also factored into Googles search algorithm, so heavy images can also negatively effect your search engine rankings, making it more difficult for your site to …

How To Clear Your Computer’s DNS Cache

The Domain Name System (DNS) translates Internet domains into IP addresses. DNS is the component of the Internet which converts human-readable domain names (such as example.com) into computer-readable IP addresses (such as 192.0.32.10). DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of pages you have recently viewed. This is useful as it helps to speeds up …