How to Remove Shortcut Icon From Mac Launchpad

By default, the Mac launchpad shows all the applications installed on your system from the app store. It can also contain shortcuts to other applications that you have manually installed (Added by dragging the app to the launchpad). To remove apps installed from the app store, click and hold on the icon till it starts […]

November 7, 2015 | Posted in Tech Tips | Comments Off on How to Remove Shortcut Icon From Mac Launchpad

How to disable autorun in Windows 7

By default Windows vista and Windows 7 has the auto play feature turned on. Auto play scans the content of the CD or the portable storage device attached and plays or runs the content automatically. This feature is intended for the novice computer user who may not know how a media CD or  a software […]

October 27, 2010 | Posted in Tech Tips | Comments Off on How to disable autorun in Windows 7

How to Run Windows Live Writer on Mac

If there is one software that Microsoft can claim to be exceptional, it is Windows Live Writer. It is the best desktop blogging tool currently available and it is free! So what makes Windows Live Writer so special?  Here is a round up of cool features available in Windows Live Writer, Almost perfect WYSIWYG blog […]

April 9, 2010 | Posted in Tech Tips | Comments Off on How to Run Windows Live Writer on Mac

A brief history of Windows 7

Ever wondered why Microsoft named the latest Windows release as Windows 7? Microsoft considers Windows 7 as the seventh generation Windows OS. Following are the 6 previous generations of Windows Operating System, 1. Windows 1.0 – Microsoft released the first version of Windows in 1985 and it featured tiled windows. From the beginning Windows was […]

December 7, 2009 | Posted in Tech Tips | Comments Off on A brief history of Windows 7

How to select the best web hosting service provider?

Consider this scenario. You have been running one or more blogs/sites on free hosting providers such as blogspot. One day you decide to move your sites to a professional Web hosting provider. But the problem is which one to use? Web hosting is a very competitive business and hence choosing one is not easy. Hosting […]

December 15, 2007 | Posted in Tech Tips | Comments Off on How to select the best web hosting service provider?

how to improve Windows Vista performance – top 10 methods

Last week I wrote a post on how disabling search indexing can boost Windows vista performance. In this I will look at various methods which you can use to drastically Windows Vista performance. Ok. You just bought your brand new laptop which comes pre-installed with Windows Vista. But unfortunately your new laptop performance looks worse […]

September 28, 2007 | Posted in Tech Tips | 7 Comments »