Computer Tips

Enhance Videos Online for Shaky Dark Videos

December 19th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Want to enhance the video quality of that funny dance your friend just did which you happened to catch on your smartphone camera? With video cameras built into so many mobile devices today, including cell phones, tablets, etc, there is an explosion of dark shaky, dark and plain crappy looking videos all over the Internet. Luckily, […]

Best Free Panorama Software

December 18th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Creating a panoramic image from a bunch of digital photos is something that I have always enjoyed doing because it makes me feel like some kind photography professional! In this article, I’m going to be specifically talking about desktop software and online tools since pretty much every smartphone has a panorama option built into the camera software. […]

3 Ways to Create Video Slideshows in Windows

December 13th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Did you know that you can create a DVD photo slideshow in Windows Vista and Windows 7 using preloaded software? I found this out the other day and it’s great! It’s called Windows DVD Maker and it’s a free tool in Windows Vista and 7, just like Windows Media Player. Using the software, you can […]

How to Convert PowerPoint to DVD, Video and PDF

December 12th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

I’ve been asked how to convert a PowerPoint to DVD, Flash, or PDF so many times by my co-workers that I am finally going to just write a tutorial on how to do it! There are many occasions when you don’t have access to a computer running Microsoft PowerPoint when giving a presentation and in those cases it […]

How to Format USB Drive and Memory Stick with NTFS

December 8th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

If you have ever tried to format a USB thumb drive or memory stick, you may have noticed that the only file system options you have are FAT and FAT32. This is the default behavior in Windows. However, with some slight tweaking of settings, you can actually format your removable storage devices in NTFS format, including […]

How to Open Multiple Programs in Windows at Once

December 6th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Why would you ever want to open multiple programs at once in Windows? Recently, I had someone at my office ask me how they can open several desktop applications at one time without having to click on each application individually. Normally, I would have called the person lazy and told them to stop bothering me, […]

14 Ways to Speed Up Windows Boot Times

December 5th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

Every day millions of Windows machines are booted up and everyday millions of people sit idly by waiting for Windows to load onto the desktop. The amount of time wasted can probably be measured in weeks considering how slow most Windows PCs boot up! Thankfully, there are a lot of steps you can take to […]

How to Read and Open .DAT Files in Windows

December 4th, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

So you just received an email with an attachment that someone sent you, but the extension on the file is .DAT. What exactly is a .DAT file and how to you open .DAT files? These are two questions I’m going to try to answer as I’ve seen many friends and family encounter this problem before. The […]

How to Setup Multiple Home Pages in Your Web Browser

December 3rd, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

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Even though I use SpeedDial as my default start page for new tabs, I also like to have my browser load with several tabs open when I first start it. I normally check my email and read a particular news sites, so when I open Chrome in the morning, it’s nice to have those two […]

How to Record Cassette Tapes to PC/Computer

December 1st, 2014 by Aseem Kishore File in: Computer Tips

So you have a bunch of old audio cassettes that you want to copy or transfer to your computer? There are many gadgets and programs out there that you can buy which will make the process as simple as possible, however, since I’m a techie and my blog is all about easy to understand computer […]