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[Tutorial] How To Reduce Latency For Video Games

[Tutorial] How To Reduce Latency For Video Games

When you play video games in network (locally or on Internet), the latency is very important. It corresponds to the response time between when you press a button or move the mouse and when the desired action is executed in the game. By default Windows combines small packets into one before sending them. By disabling this feature, small packets will be transferred immediately without delay, thus reducing your latency. In this tutorial I will show you which steps you need to perform inside Windows 7 in order to make this work.

By On May 11, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Delete The GPS Coordinates From A Photo – Windows

[Tutorial] How To Delete The GPS Coordinates From A Photo – Windows

Cameras and newer phones integrate more and more often at your photos the GPS coordinates of where the photograph was taken. If this information can sometimes be useful, it can be dangerous if you publish your photos on the Internet where anyone finds out where a photograph was made. You can delete this information with the free tool called Geotag Security and in this tutorial I will show you how to do that.

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[Tutorial] How To Create A Panorama With Your Photos

[Tutorial] How To Create A Panorama With Your Photos

Achieving a panorama by combining several photos seems inaccessible to many people. However, the assembly of several panoramic photographs of a field in one is extremely simple, thanks to the software AutoStitch. If your photos were taken at different heights, the lighting is different, there are discrepancies, AutoStitch were amenable perfectly and makes it easy to create a convincing picture. A simple crop will then allow you to delete unwanted parts of your picture that you can then share on internet or send to friends. In this tutorial I will show you how to use this free app and create your panorama photograph.

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[Tutorial] How To Sync Opera Bookmarks Between Multiple Computers

[Tutorial] How To Sync Opera Bookmarks Between Multiple Computers

With the Opera Link service, the free Opera browser allows you to share your bookmarks between all your computers and mobile phones. Thus, all your favorite sites, but also your notes and personal toolbars will always be available, wherever you are. In this tutorial I will show you how to perform this procedure in order to sync your bookmarks in between all your computers that have Opera web browser.

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[Tutorial] How To View More Tabs On Screen In Mozilla Firefox

[Tutorial] How To View More Tabs On Screen In Mozilla Firefox

Navigating trough many different web sites become much easier when tabs came up in web browsers. Now we can easily open as many web site we want in same window and browse trough each of them while leaving others intact. But if you have a large screen and like to read several pages simultaneously, you can view them all next to each other on the screen using Tile Tabs extension for Mozilla Firefox. In this tutorial I will show you where to find this extension and how to use it.

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[Tutorial] Locate And Remove All Unecessary And Empty Folders In Windows

[Tutorial] Locate And Remove All Unecessary And Empty Folders In Windows

If your hard drive or USB drive is full of files and folders and it’s hard and time consuming for you to go trough each of them one by one and check which one is empty, you can use a free tool for Windows called Remove Empty Directories and quickly locate all of them. In this tutorial I will show you how to use this tool, locate all empty folders and remove them with just few mouse clicks.

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[Tutorial] Delete Saved Usernames And Passwords In Mozilla Firefox

[Tutorial] Delete Saved Usernames And Passwords In Mozilla Firefox

With Firefox, you saved usernames and passwords you use for quick access to online services you use regularly. Now you want to delete this list because other people use your computer and you do not want them accessing your service. In this tutorial I will show you how to delete all your remember usernames and passwords in Firefox.

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[Tutorial] Test Your Computer For Gaming – No Software Required

[Tutorial] Test Your Computer For Gaming – No Software Required

Thinking of buying a new game but you do not know if it will run well on your computer? With the free online tool called Can You Run It?, you will be able to compare the configuration of your computer with the minimum and recommended configurations of the game of your choice. You’ll know quickly whether the game will work fine on your computer or not. The service will also highlight the blackheads on your configuration and recommend improvements which will help you run your favorite game without any problems.

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Detail Guide To Manage All Your Passwords Safely With LastPass – Windows

Detail Guide To Manage All Your Passwords Safely With LastPass – Windows

You probably use dozens of Internet services, each protected by a password. To avoid getting hacked on all your accounts, it is better to use complex passwords mix with letters, numbers and special characters and avoid using the same password each time. So how do you keep all your passwords without compromising the security of your information? If you ask me I will suggest you a free app for Windows called LastPass, which will help you to securely manage your passwords. Functioning as a safe, this security software allows you to record your passwords and sensitive information in a encrypted database (AES – 256 bits) accessible via a single strong password that you will remember.

By On May 8, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Check Security Processes In Your Windows

[Tutorial] How To Check Security Processes In Your Windows

From the Windows startup, services and software are run in the background of your Windows to perform system tasks. These processes are mostly safe and secure, but it may happen that malware can manage to slip in their midst. With the free Windows Process Security, you’ll be able to check the safety of processes running on your computer by searching from over 130,000 threats. If the software detects a dangerous process (which may for example record your actions on the Internet, send emails without your knowledge, slow down your computer, etc…) and consuming unnecessary resources on your system, you can stop it and delete it permanently from your computer. In this tutorial I will show you how to perform this procedure using Windows Process Security tool.

By On May 7, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Disable Missing Extensions Notification In Mozilla Firefox

[Tutorial] How To Disable Missing Extensions Notification In Mozilla Firefox

Sometimes when you visit a website, Firefox informs you that an additional plugin is required. Often, the request is legitimate to display content on the site as a Flash movie, but it may also be because the site tries to install malicious software on your computer. To avoid seeing these notifications and avoid installing anything, you must change your browser settings.

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[Tutorial] How To Move Your Mozilla Firefox Cache Memory

[Tutorial] How To Move Your Mozilla Firefox Cache Memory

In one of my previous articles I have showed you how to change the location of your Google Chrome cache, today I will show you how to do the same thing inside Mozilla Firefox. Used for each page load, the cache of your web browser is by default located on your primary hard drive or SSD which is logical because of the large number of reads/writes. However if you have more than 2GB of memory, you can place the Firefox cache in the RAM memory of your PC. Items loading from the cache will be accelerated and you lower the usage of your SSD or hard drive.

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[Tutorial] How To Take Screenshot Of An Android Phone In Windows 7

[Tutorial] How To Take Screenshot Of An Android Phone In Windows 7

If you are writing tutorials for Android phone, like those you can find at TheTechJournal, you probably want to take few screen captures of your Android phone pane and explain some steps user need to perform. In this tutorial I will show you how to take screenshots of your Android phone under Windows 7 and using Android SDK.

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[Tutorial] How To Safely Remove USB Drives Just By Unplugging It – Windows 7

[Tutorial] How To Safely Remove USB Drives Just By Unplugging It – Windows 7

When ever you want to unplug/disconnect your USB drive or external hard drive from your desktop or laptop computer, from Windows system tray you always need to choose Safely Remove Hardware. The main reason why you should do this is to make sure Windows is not busy reading from or writing to the drive when you want to remove it. If you do this without using Safely Remove Hardware option you could damage your drive. However with just few simply modifications in Windows you can easily bypass this options and avoid those extra click when you are removing your drive.

By On May 6, 2012 Respond
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[Tips] Necessary Apps To Protect Your Android Smartphone

[Tips] Necessary Apps To Protect Your Android Smartphone

With so many advaced features Androids, iPhones and Windows smartphones offers, they become indispensable in our daily life. However with all this it raises new issues in terms of security of our personal and professional data. Surprisingly, there is a very little literature on the subject. In this TheTechJournal tutorial, I will give you my own tips and suggestions on which apps you should be using on your Android phone in order to be sure you data is safe and secure.

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