Posts Tagged ‘Software’

5 Reliable Alternatives to Do.com

5 Reliable Alternatives to Do.com

The Internet, digital clouds, and services such as Do.com have really opened the door when it comes to working with many different people remotely on one project. It is vital to be able to share ideas and tracking progress via digital communications. New companies are always coming on the scene and old ones fall by ...

Your First Software Engineering Job: Six Steps to Six Figures

Your First Software Engineering Job: Six Steps to Six Figures

Ah, summertime. The air is heavy with the sweet scent of tens of thousands of somewhat-qualified Computer Science grads, unceremoniously dumped into the wider world. If you’re among them, or a self-taught programmer that’s competing with them for jobs, you probably feel like you’re sitting pretty. I have good news and bad news: It’s a ...

6 Must-Have Programs To Protect Your Computer (For Free)

6 Must-Have Programs To Protect Your Computer (For Free)

Your computer contains parts of your life. Everything you do is tied up in it somehow. You must protect it. Hackers can be real dicks. They exploit malicious code. This malicious code can get into your computer. Depending on how adept the hacker is this code could make your computer sniffle. Or cough. Or die a ...

Run Windows XP from Windows 8

Run Windows XP from Windows 8

Windows XP is undeniably one of the best operating systems of all time. During its day in the sun as Microsofts flagship OS, XP garnered a reputation for ease of access, simplicity in design, and reliability in a way that few operating systems made before or since could match, so much so that a large ...

Skype Giving Away a Month of Free Calls, Today Only

Skype Giving Away a Month of Free Calls, Today Only

Skype, the world’s most popular internet video chatting program, is currently giving away a full month of video calls to new and current customers for free. But the offer is only on today, and it does come with a few caveats. Namely, you must enter a valid payment option that will be charged at the ...

Study Break: Jam with Friends on Chrome

Study Break: Jam with Friends on Chrome

Google has released a new, surprisingly addictive time-waster for it’s flagship browser, Chrome.  I cannot play a musical instrument. Like most people who can’t seem to commit to learning how to play I’ve owned at least three separate kinds of instruments in my life, one of which has been sitting on a chair some five feet ...

Get Soda PDF for Free, Today Only

Get Soda PDF for Free, Today Only

In celebration of Paper Free Day, designed as an initiative to encourage green and sustainable living, LULU Software is offering their PDF creation program called Soda PDF to anyone for free. The software itself is designed to be an easy way of creating, converting, editing, and viewing PDFs, including sporting the ability to view a document ...

Ubuntu (The Best Free OS Available) Updates to “Quantal Quetzal”

Ubuntu (The Best Free OS Available) Updates to “Quantal Quetzal”

Although the GNU-Linux system has been around for decades, the Ubuntu distribution of Linux has been getting increasingly popular these days, and for good reason. While Linux has a notorious reputation of inaccessibility for the layman computer user, Ubuntu has sought to change that in order to bring the projects wealth of refined freeware to ...

Get Axure RP for Free with Good Student Program

Get Axure RP for Free with Good Student Program

Get a leg-up on your professional web-design career with a free license of Axure RP. If you’re a web design student, you’ve probably heard of Axure RP. It’s a great tool for designing websites that allows for easy control of widgets and boxes, allowing for the wireframe creation of rapid prototypes with a great degree ...

Go Paperless with OneNote

Go Paperless with OneNote

Ditch your paper notebooks and store class material in the cloud with Microsoft’s best-kept secret. Note taking can be a pain. Adding to the annoying fact that you’re stuck in class, having to listen to a vapid instructor or T.A. drone on endlessly, but you’re also expected to record what they’re saying fast enough to ...

Rest Your Eyes with Eyeleo

Rest Your Eyes with Eyeleo

Keep eyestrain at bay with Eyeleo. Studying can be a pain, both mentally and physically. As we discussed in our review of f.lux, a program that changes the brightness and color of your monitor, using a computer for long periods of time causes excessive eyestrain, also called Asthenopia, which can cause excessive fatigue, headaches and blurred ...

Protect Your Gadgets with Prey

Protect Your Gadgets with Prey

Keep track of lost or stolen smartphones, tablets, and laptops with Prey. So you’ve shelled out a few hundred bucks for a lovely piece of technological goodness, and then your new, shiny phone slides out of your pocket as you’re getting off the bus to go to class. Or maybe you forget to grab your ...

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