Tech Tips

November 2013: 111 low-cost or free tools for non profits

The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices and as mobile media continues to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new ...

October 2013: Tell your organisation’s story with pictures

People love stories. But, stories are even more exciting and touching when they have less text and more photos. As the saying goes, a photo speaks a thousand words. If you have written long articles and reports to tell the story ...

September 2013: How to Prepare Your Android Smartphone Ahead of Time (in Case You Lose It)

Smartphones have revolutionalised the way we learn, work and interact. This is because the latest smartphones are equipped with operating systems such as Android, IOS and Windows that allows you to install applications (Apps) that suit your needs. The introduction of ...

August 2013: Five free DVD authoring tools.

There are plenty of reasons you might want/need to put together a DVD, from personal to professional uses. But without the right software, creating those DVDs would be an exercise in futility. For those on a tight-as-nails budget, these five ...

July 2013: 10 open source projects that are leading innovation.

Think most tech innovation is driven by proprietary development? Think again. Technology depends upon Innovation. Without boundary-pushing ideas, technology would get nowhere. Innovation also drives businesses and society. Many people assume that most innovation is derived from closed source software ...

June 2013: Recognize and Avoid These Popular Facebook Scams and Hoaxes

Think twice before sharing that Facebook status. The anatomy of an Internet hoax is simple. They're often just plausible enough to be true -- but outrageous enough to shock -- and contain elements that provoke an emotional reaction. As the ...

May 2013: Ban social media as a distraction? No, it boosts productivity.

Any manager who thinks staff should be banned from using social media at work is misguided and could be doing grave damage to the business. Far from diverting employees from their jobs, social media and smartphones actually make staff more ...

April 2013: Five easy to use drive janitors to help clean up your hard drive

A hard drive filled to capacity can be very frustrating. You can dig around and find nothing to remove. That is when a disk janitor utility can be very handy. There are various tools available and each tool offers a ...

March 2013: 10 free tools for admins on a tight budget

If you’re trying to stretch a thin IT budget, a number of highly useful tools are available for free. Some of them even work better and are more efficient than their costlier alternatives. 1: ComboFix When the standard antivirus/malware software can’t seem ...

February 2013: Sitting at your desk could be killing you.

If your job requires a lot of sitting, such as working on a computer, you could be putting your health at risk. Here are some steps to avoid this. Sedentary lifestyles are often in the line of fire in a lot ...