Securely File Shredder is a freeware utility for Windows that will securely delete any files or folders you throw at it. It’s simple and easy to use interface is why it’s my favorite file shredder. Here’s how it works.
Month: January 2020
4K Video Downloader lets you download YouTube videos
4K Video Downloader is a cross-platform utility that lets you download YouTube videos, Facebook videos, and even those from Vimeo and more. It’s been one of my go-to tools for a long time.
Cliqz browser is a privacy-focused web browser from Europe
The Cliqz browser is a secure and privacy-conscious web browser for Windows and macOS. I hadn’t heard much about it until I came across it a few months back.
Use DNSBench to speed up web surfing
DNSBench is a freeware DNS Benchmark tool that can help you understand and choose the most efficient and fastest DNS servers for your area. When clicking a link or entering a web address, if you find it taking longer than you think it should, it could be your ISP’s slow DNS servers. Let’s see how using DNSBench can help you speed up web surfing.
Startpage search is private Google search
Startpage search is a private search engine that gives you Google results. Why does this matter? Well, other search engines that claim to be private usually use Bing or other sites for their data. With Startpage, you get Google’s results without profiling.
O&O ShutUp10 reduces Windows 10 spying
O&O ShutUp10 is one of many utilities out there to help people quickly toggle off some concerning privacy and data options in Windows 10. This one in particular gets my vote because it’s always being updated and is simple to use.
The new Edge browser review: Off to a great start
This is my new Microsoft Edge browser review. MS has released the first stable version of its new browser based on the open source version of Chrome, Chromium. When Microsoft announced it was going to abandon its current browser and start over, it took the tech industry by surprise, myself included. With this new Edge browser, let’s see how it stacks up against the competition.
The Keepa browser extension helps instantly nab deals
With the Keepa browser extension, you can track prices on any Amazon site as well as see when prices were the cheapest. As someone that uses Amazon often, this extension is either going to save you money or end up costing you more because of seeing all the deals. Let’s see how it works.
Use the Poster Database (TPDb) to download movie posters
I remember trying to search and download movie posters way back in the day and not having much luck finding proper quality sizes. The sites I found always ended up having tiny images or wanting you to buy the posters themselves. With the recent launch of their website, The Poster Database contains high quality original and official movie posters. Let’s see what it has to offer.
Smash File Transfer service lets you send large files free
It’s funny how email can only handle so much before we need to use other tools to send files, especially really big ones. With the Smash file transfer service, you can send massive files (no size limit) to your contacts. No more breaking up stuff into multiple parts or trying to squeeze it through some compression tool.