I have been working in the network support department for a few years now. Sometimes when users call and tell us about their problems, we need to know certain things about their system and their network like their system name, IP address, physical address, default gateway etc. It’s really hard for a normal person to…

Update: See my latest article where I have written about 8 free VPN services including these. I have already written about 5 free VPN services here. Today I have found another one and thought I should share with my readers. It’s called Project Loki. It is a public network service which uses SSL for more… (9 comments)

Security is becoming an increasingly popular concern even for the home users nowadays. The fear of being unsecure becomes more prevalent when we get compromised at least once. There are certain areas of system security where even a moderately advanced techie will fail to identify the security hole. The security hole gets identified only when… (1 comment)

As a systems administrator, I have to hop from one system to another and I have to keep an eye on the system information and configuration while I’m working on that system to better understand the way it is configured and troubleshooting also gets easier. In this mobile environment I need to have a portable…

There is a lot of debate about Firefox add-ons and the number of add-ons which are available for Firefox are also unlimited. Here I would like to mention some add-ons that I like to have in my Internet Explorer. I’m using Internet Explorer 8 and there are some add-ons that only run on Internet Explorer… (4 comments)

Think beyond the browser PicLens instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen, 3D experience for enjoying photos and videos across the web. With one click, PicLens makes online media come to life via an immersive presentation that goes beyond the confines of the traditional browser. Why mundanely click through online photo galleries or squint at… (1 comment)

What if we could see our hard drive contents like the map of the earth? everything visual with the names of the countries and other important information in it. Then, like seeing the earth globe we can figure out how big Russia is and how many islands islands Japan has, we could easily figure out…