Archive for the ‘Misc.’ Category

Convert Audio Files To Other Formats With Free Sound Converter

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

With lots of mobile and portable media player formats, you might need to convert audio files to various other audio formats. Free Sound Converter as the name indicated is a freeware app for Windows which allows you to convert audio to different formats. You can convert between all popular audio formats including MP3, AAC, WAV, WMA, CDA, FLAC, M4A, MID, MKA, MP2, MPA, MPC, APE, OFR, OGG, RA, WV, TTA, AC3, DTS and the output formats: AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, AU, FLAC, MP3, M4A, MP2, OGG, WAV, WMA.

Link: NirmalTV

Re-program Your Memory To Become More Self-Reliant

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Modern conveniences like smartphones and the internet provide us with access to more information than we could ever hope to remember. The problem is, we often fail to differentiate between the important information we ought to keep in our memory and the less-important data that’s better stored elsewhere. As a result we become too dependent on our devices and other modern conveniences. Here’s how to break the cycle and develop a healthy amount of self-reliance.

Link: LifeHacker

The First-Timer’s Guide To Building A Computer From Scratch

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

If you’ve never done it before, the idea of building a computer from the ground up can seem very intimidating—but it’s one of the most satisfying projects a tech enthusiast can take on.

Being more of a software gal than a hardware geek myself, I was the only Lifehacker editor who had never built a PC from scratch. So when I needed a new PC late last year, I took the plunge and built my custom system. I’m so glad I did—the project turned out to be one of my proudest accomplishments of 2008. If you’ve cracked open your PC before to install a new hard drive or TV capture card, but you’ve never built a whole new system from the ground up, it’s not as difficult as you might think. Here are my notes for first-timers who want to build instead of buy their next computer.

Link: LifeHacker

How To Automatically Fill In Repetitive Web Forms

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

As a citizen of the web, you frequently enter repetitive information about yourself into forms. Every time you sign up for a new web site with your email address or username, enter in your shipping address, or type in your credit card information for purchases, you waste precious time typing out the same information. Manually typing this information every time is also error prone, which is why sites often ask you, for example, to retype your email address—which takes even more of your time.

This hack details how to automatically and securely fill in repetitive web forms with the free browser plug-in LastPass.

Link: LifeHacker