Saturday, 19 January 2013

How to Create System Restore Point in Windows 7/8

Hi all. Today we are going to learn how to create a system restore point in Windows 8 (Windows 7 also) . This allows you to record the computer's current settings stored in the Windows registry. In this way, we can go back when you install a program and something goes wrong.

Create system restore point in Windows 7/8

Creating a restore point in Windows 7 is very easy and it will not take more than 1 minute to do. Follow the steps below to perform a system restore point:

Click the Start button and in the search field type "Create a restore point" and click the appropriate command.

In the next window, click Create.

Enter a name to identify the restore point of Windows 8/ (and avoid confusion when restoring) and click Create.

Now it only remains to wait for the process of creating a restore point finish.


Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Best Applications for converting speech into text

For those who spend most of their time writing on the computer is always safer to be looking for ways to improve your writing and make some time to enter information, and in this sense, the proper use of technology can be an advantage considerably to improve our work.

To enter fully into the subject, imagine that instead of writing the traditional way we are used to using the keyboard, you can simply dictate what we want our voice that are written on our computer, then just copy and paste the contents in any text editor you use (Word, Writer, WordPad, Notepad, etc ...)

These types of applications that comment very hard to find and there are many that offer a suitable solution for these tasks, so I wanted to share just 2 best applications that deserve consider work to convert speech into text on the computer.

Apps that Converts Speech into Text

Applications for converting speech into textBefore starting to use the applications that we recommend should have installed and configured a microphone to dictate to our PC, if we usually bring a laptop usually incorporated.

It is also worth noting that when people speak slowly and clearly a way for applications to be as accurate as possible, so we can see a correct transcription of our voice.


This free web application is very easy to use and if we are clear in talking obtain a fairly accurate written by this tool. Choose from over 20 languages ​​we use to talk.

It consists of two text boxes. In the first we appear on the microphone saying, if we can make corrections and then move the content in the second frame, where anger arm the entire document can copy, send, share, print or translated.

Dictation online

This application is a little simpler and not have as many options as above. Simply click on the microphone to see on the site and begin speaking into the microphone, see the text appear on the screen and moves downward as it grows.

After you have all the information that is transcribed can simply copy and paste it into our favorite text editor to add the finishing touches.

Monday, 7 January 2013

Create a WiFi Access Point (WiFi Hotspot) in Windows 7/8 Laptop

Hi all.If you have a single PC with WiFi access and if you want to share your internet connection with other devices, Winhotspot is a light and simple application designed specifically to do this. Imagine you are in a college, where they often have to go through a portal owner, and enter the username and password assigned to us. Sometimes even this key we limit the number of devices that can connect.

With Winhotspot, we could eliminate the hassle of entering the password be at all times and even connect more devices to make our laptop take the signal and then repeat it, as a new access point. 

Or suddenly have one of those USB Modems with internet, and would like to share the connection with other devices at hand. With Winhotspot, we could share our 3G modem connection via Wifi.

The application is extremely sencilal of use. Simply enter a name for the access point (such as "MyWiFi"), a password, and then choose to share the connection (local area network, wireless signal, or 3G modem). Finally, we make sure that "Hide" is disabled for the access point is visible, and then we click on Start.


5 Free Services to Send Large Files Via E-mail

Undoubtedly one of the main problems when sending an e-mail has been the attachments, which almost always been limited to a maximum size, making many times we can not send the complete information to our destination if we know that there are alternative tools to do so. The most common was uploading files to a storage service in the cloud and then send the link to download the mail, but now we have other options.

Free Services to Send Large Files Via E-mail
Fortunately the major mail services saw this need and expanded its boundaries somewhat, besides that added supplements useful for large attachments, so let's evaluate some of them and now you will decide which is the one you should use.

Free Services to Send Large Files via Email

Google Drive

One of the most outstanding services and offer major advantages is certainly the storage service from Google, which has been linked to the accounts of Gmail users who can send files up to 10 GB with free accounts.

Sky Drive

Microsoft who owns Hotmail, the other large email services, has also implemented its SkyDrive storage service that allows the users to send up to 7GB free version, a quite appropriate choice of over 25MB to traditional which we had become accustomed.


This interesting tool offers a free space ranging from 2GB just to check in, to 18GB if you recommend the service to others. Available for desktop and mobile applications, and allows each of the uploaded files can be sent via email to the recipients you want.


Although the service is now in beta, allows for free and without registration, anyone can send files up to 2GB to a recipient or to a group of 20 different emails, also if you prefer you can also get a direct link to download the uploaded file. Best of all, when the recipient downloads the file, we will receive a confirmation message that this was downloaded.


This service offers for free the ability to send files up to 2GB, requires us to register and is limited in that only allows 20 downloads per file, and after three days they are deleted.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

FAQ about Windows 8 that you must Know

Windows 8 is already on the market. Users who are considering upgrading must know some things about this new operating system before starting. All you need to know about Windows 8.

FAQ About WIndows 8

FAQ about Windows 8 1 - Where can I buy?

Windows 8 is available from October 26 in physical stores or buy download on the official website of Microsoft or Amazon.

2 - How much does it cost?

For users who already have Windows XP, Vista or 7 costs $ 29.99 euros.

For users who have purchased a new computer with Windows 7, between June 2 and January 31, you can upgrade for only 15 euros.

Since January 31, the price could rise to 59.99 euros as a update DVD.

3 - What versions are available?

Basic version of Windows 8, aimed at the majority of the users.

Windows 8 Pro includes more advanced features such as BitLocker, client hypervisor, file system, supported the policy of the company or the remote desktop hosting.

RT is the Windows version for ARM-based processors, typical of smartphones and tablets.

4 - What are the minimum Requirements?

1 Ghz processor, 1 GB of RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit), and 20 GB of hard disk space.
Read in Detail: Minimum Requirements to install windows 8

5 - What applications are compatible?

Most applications for Windows Vista and 7 must be compatible. In addition, already has more than 20,000 applications in shop app store Windows.

6 - Is Windows phone like windows 8?

They are completely different systems, one is for computers and tablets, while the other is mobile. Windows 8 has on the success of Windows Phone, but is not the same thing.

Saturday, 5 January 2013

6 Things to do with your Old Computer

Hi all. Fortunately there are many ways to reuse an old computer. I wanted to share here on our blog. You'll know to choose which of the following 6 options is best suited to your old PC.

Things to do with Old Computer

1. Media Center

One of the major uses for computers has given is definitely all about multimedia. Typically many of the old computers used to play audio and video, so why not use it as a home audio system or adapt the style of a jukebox musical. You can also take care to connect your PC to the computer to function as a video and film center

2. File Downloader

If you're fans to download files from the Internet, you can use your old computer as a special download center. Take care of removing all unnecessary hardware and essentially left alone to connect to the network and downloading always be what you want.

3. Install a web server, or print files home:

To do this it is best to look for ways to keep your computer always on, since the idea of ​​a server that can be accessed at any time from different computers on the network. Then you just need to connect the printer, share it and voila, you have your own print server.

10 Popular Wikipedia Articles for the year 2012

We all know that wikipedia is the largest online free encyclopedia that exists and that it can find everything you look. Although there is a lot that we can read articles on Wikipedia, there are some that have been read as the year 2012. 

Today i am going to share 10 Popular Wikipedia articles for 2012. The results have been obtained by a Swedish engineer in her English version of the encyclopedia. 

10 Popular Wikipedia Articles 2014

Popular Wikipedia Articles

1. Facebook: 32,647,942 consultation throughout this year.

2. Wiki: 29,613,759 visits in 2012.

3. Deaths in 2012: 25,418,587 queries.

4. One Direction: the famous British group of young locks in 4th place with no less than 22,351,637 queries.

5. The Avengers Movie: Released in 2012, has been accessed 22,268,644 times.

6. 50 shades of Grey: the book has become a bestseller query reaches 21,779,423.

7. Phenomenon 2012: refers to the prophecy of the Maya where they said the world would end on 21 December 2012. Retrieved 20,619,920 times.

8. The Dark Knight (The Legend Reborn): 18,882,885 queries.

9. Google: 18,508,719 consultations in 2012.

10. The Hunger Games: 18,431,626 queries.