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Tips to Speed Up Your Antivirus Scan

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Shashank is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Co-Editor and Graphic & Web Designer.

Speed up your AV ScanAntivirus scans often tend to take hours to finish and in the process slow the computer considerably. Out of frustration, people disable anti-virus software or skip the scanning. This is definitely not a good idea. Instead, by following the below mentioned steps not only can we keep the computer protected but also reduce the scanning time considerably.

 

 

 

Cord Cutters Not Replacing Cable TV with Online Video

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Cord Cutters Not Replacing Cable TV with Online VideoRecently, an increasing number of people have been giving up on their cable or satellite TV services. In fact, this group has become so prevalent that it has earned its own name of "cord cutters". These are the people who get rid of traditional broadcasting outlets and get all of their entertainment content via their broadband connection instead. At least, this is what was originally thought.

Why Eject USB Drives Before Unplugging Them

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

You should always eject a USB drive before removing it. Mac and Linux will always provide you with a way to do so. But sometimes in case of Windows, the context menu doesn't have the eject option for certain drives; in such a case, click on the "Safely Remove Hardware" option in the system tray, choose your drive from the list, and then remove it once it notifies you of that it is safe to do so.

 

Safely Remove Hardware in Windows

Unroll.me: Get Rid of Unwanted E-mail Subscriptions

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

Unroll.me_logoSometimes, you unintentionally sign up for newsletters and eventually find yourself stuck with a bunch of emails that you don’t want to read, clogging up your inbox. So there’s Unroll.me, which is a service that lets you find all the newsletters in your mailbox, then easily unsubscribe, without any hassle, and you'll be rewarded with a tidier inbox as a result.

 

Move All Android Apps to SD Card

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

Android Applications

 

A major problem with Android devices is that most of them possess low internal memory. While at the same time, majority of the apps are not transferable to the SD Card, which is why you might be frequently getting notified that your phone is running out of space and that you need to free up some of it.

 

FilesHut: Search Files Hosted on More than 50 Popular File Sharing Services

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

FilesHut is a search engine that lets you search files hosted on more than 50 popular files sharing services, including Rapidshare, Megaupload, FileServe, FileSonic, 4Shared, Hotfile, Mediafire and Wupload that originally do not let you look up their library; you can download a file only if you have its URL. But with FilesHut, you can even filter search results by specific file format(s), by clicking on All next to the search bar, and then selecting the desired format from the dropdown menu.

 

FilesHut

Facebook Acquires Location Sharing Service Gowalla

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

Facebook-GowallaFacebook has acquired the location-based social network, Gowalla for an undisclosed sum, CNN Money reported quoting a source close to Gowalla.

 

Facebook has refused to comment on the deal stating that the company does not comment on rumors and speculation.

 

Fledgling Gowalla attempted to take on the location sharing leader, Foursquare without much success. Facebook also launched Facebook Places in August 2010 to co-opt the location-based status updates trend.

 

Google+ Hangouts Now Lets you Add Participants by Placing Phone Calls

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

Google is making a rather interesting addition to Google+ that allows users to make phone calls to their friends residing in the United States and Canada at absolutely no cost from within a hangout itself in order to have them join the group conversation (no computer or Google+ Account required).

 

Free Phone Calls to US and Canada

 

Spotify Introduces Apps to Enhance Music Discovery

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

Spotify Apps

 

At Spotify’s first U.S. press conference in New York City, the online music streaming giant along with its partners including Rolling Stone, Last.fm, Pitchfork and Billboard, announced the launch of its new apps platform, which is open for third-party developers as well to integrate their own sites and apps with Spotify’s vast library and community.

 

Mail Merge in Gmail with This Google Docs Template

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Jaimin is the Co-Founder of Technolicious, where he is currently the Editor, User Interface Analyst and Search Engine Optimizer. He is a student of Computer Applications and blogs about anything related to software and web applications, he finds worth sharing.

Gmail LogoA consulting firm called IT4SmallBusiness has created a handy MailMerge template in the form of a Google Document that lets you quickly and effortlessly add more of a personal touch to each email of the mass/bulk mail you send out to a large group of people, so that every recipient receives a personalized e-mail.