Monthly Archives: September 2012

How to run android on windows : Bluestack

If you want to try android software but you don’t have any phone that support this operating system. don’t worry you can observe and try android application/software by using Bluestack. Bluestack will enable you to install any software that usually runs / installed on android, fast and with full screen. You can get experience to play android software such as angry birds, pulse, dll.

this software comes with some features such as :

how to play android apps on windows
how to play android apps on windows
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feature for pc manufacturer
bluestack feature 1
bluestack feature 1
bluestack feature 2
bluestack feature 2
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feature bluestack 3

we can do some modification to bluestack to optimize blue stack application to work. this modification requires us to edit our windows registry. you may try to change some values in windows registry file that describes blue stack.

you can go there to edit its value
regedit-> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BlueStacks\Guests\Android\
each key and values represent different respond if you edit it :). before you edit these values i suggest you to backup your registry.

For your information, any application which meets android specification will be able to install here, but of course any software which requires to access some other sensor which only available on smartphone, such as accelerometer can not run properly.

Free Online Picture Editor

Picmonkey.com is one of top free online picture editor.

This online editor provides you free registration access, downloadable edited picture, nice editor environment, good menus and facilities. The result is beautiful, even when you just do little changes on you picture, for example i try to edit picture provided by the website.

it comes with some easy menus to edit photo / picture such as :

1. Basic edit 聽: enable you to do the basic function such as : crop, transform, resize, rotate dll
2. Effect : enable you to apply colour preset such as sephia effect and other advanced preset such as effect make your picture sharper
3. Touch up : enable you to edit your image using mouse, such as erase, fill colour dll
4. Add text 聽: enable you to add text to your picture
5. Overlays : enable you to insert certain object such as love shape, triangle, square, dll
6. Frame : enable you to put beautiful frame to your picture
7. Texture : enable you to add texture or pattern picture on you photo/picture
8. Themes : i think this is the coolest part, it enables you to edit your picture based on some themes, for example vampire theme, you can modify your picture with monster tool and you can easily transform you face (using mouse) into monster-like face. other themes are available 馃檪

Free online picture editor
Free online picture editor

beautiful isn’t it?,
you can try many other effects, picture arrangements, or other facilities provided by this website. Really nice online photo editor i think, it saves our time, and reduce our knowledge-gap in using other sophisticated picture editor such as photoshop.

This website is sooo coool 馃榾

you can access here

Top 10 sites Free Download Font

A lot of font types can be used to beautify your web, your design, your ms word project. Sometime these font types are not available by default in Windows 7 or MAC, so it is better for you to look around, doing observation to choose which font that can help you this is come sites which offer us Free Download Font. Just click link below to go to download page 馃檪

These are Top 10 sites that offer us Free download font

1. www.1001freefonts.com聽
2.聽www.dafont.com
3. www.urbanfonts.com
4. www.fontyukle.net
5. www.ffonts.ne
6. www.fontspace.com
7. cooltext.com/Fonts
8. scripts.sil.org/FontDownloads
9. www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/list/mostdownloaded
10.聽font.ubuntu.com

How to install font on Photoshop

Installing font in photoshop can be done by simply download font and install it on windows.

1. Download the font you want to install
2. To download font you can google it or go to dafont.com,
3. Open .zip file, double click font file (with .ttf extension)
4. Choose yes, when installation window comes up
5. Check installed font on control panel > appearance and personalization > font
6. Run Photoshop
7. Check installed font in font option

This font will also appear in other program that enables us to write alphabet such as word processing aka MS WORD and MS Excel, enjoy 馃檪

How to change windows 7 font

How to change windows 7 font. Sometime it is necessary for us to change our default windows 7 font into other font, for example lucida grande, which is font that usually used in MAC. In windows xp changing windows font can be done easily, but in windows 7 it requires us to travel a little more to change windows 7 font, after googling for a while i get the solution :).

To change windows 7 font you can follow this instruction:

1. Right click on your dekstop
2. Choose personalize
3. At the bottom of the “personalize” window choose windows colour
4. Choose advanced setting
5. On the “window colour and appearance” window select text that you want its font to change
6. in the scroll bar window below, choose font that you want

Hope it can help you to change windows 7 font into your preference 馃檪

How to protect your eyes health from Laptop Screen (exhaustion)

When we are sitting for to long time in front our laptop, or our monitor, our eyes are easily exhausted. for short term it may not be a problem for us, but for long term, it tend to reduce our eyes’ health. so we can use this software called eye pro. This software basically will inform you when to take a break from your laptop screen. this break is important for laptop users who work in front of monitor for more than 2 hours each day. This program is available for free download聽EyePro.

beside its basic function eye pro has there features :
路 Short breaks with eye exercises every at preset time.
路 Eye exercises shown by an eye pleasing Tweet bird.
路 Screen blocking long breaks for every Pre time.
路 Sound Notifications with male voice.
路 Customizable parameters.
路 Notifications announcing a long break coming.
路 Automatic adaptability by activating 鈥淭HM鈥 mode.
路 Multi-monitor system support.
路 Eye Pleasing and Un-irritative Pop Ups.
路 Displays Facts and tips related to eye during breaks.
路 Health Meter which indicates the status of improvement due to regular use of EyePro.
路 Adjust display settings with just 1 click of a button to avoid eye strains.
路 Answer a simple questionnaire which estimates your present eye status and generates a suitable THM code.
路 Automatic adjustment of program settings according to your current eye status by activating THM mode.
路 A unique program that is done under guidance of eminent eye specialists.

how to protect your eyes health from laptop screen (exhaustion)
how to protect your eyes health from laptop screen (exhaustion)

To protect your eyes from laptop screen and to monitor your eyes health you can download this eye pro software for free.
here

How to transform your windows into MAC

well, it is not really transformation tough :). But using some software we can modify our windows to look like MAC. Some separated software exist and can be use, but there is complete package that you can use. This package will install new theme in our windows. So that in appearance setting we can choose MAC theme, which offers us MAC icon and appearance.

this is the example

how to transform your windows into MAC

To transform your windows into MAC you can download this package software called Lion Skin Pack. this software will help you to change all the windows icon into MAC icon once you install it. it will also set the sound into MAC sound, and set font environment into MAC font. Its nice, easy to install and easy to use.

Once you have installed this software, it will automatically activate its MAC Lion theme on your windows dekstop. But however you can choose which theme and you can modificate it. Just right click on your free space on desktop and choose personalisation and choose MAC. you can download Lion Skin Pack in link below :
here

How to backup your email

How to backup your email? it may seem safe but do most of you use free email account like yahoo mail and gmail?. so whats the problem of using free email account? well there is no guarantee that your email will be available forever :), for example if you have exceeded memory restriction, or if there is server maintenance which means you cant access your email for that time. Answering the question we can try some methods to backup our email, so that we can access it from our device when we need it.

1. To back up email we can download the email into our devices (PC, Laptop, dll). There are some software which can help us doing this task

Thunderbird
Is a free email application thats easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. It is really easy to set up, you just need to provide 3 information : name, email account, and email account password. After you provide this information, it will retrieve setting from your mail server, you than can choose retrieve mode, imap, or pop3. after you choose the mode, thunderbird will download all your email to your device. It will also download folder structure, not just inbox, so it will make sure you get all your email into your device. It is easy to use and really easy to set up.

how to backup your email

Zimbra Desktop
Zimbra Desktop is free email application for your desktop. With bigger installation size, around 90Mb, Zimbra dekstop offers you much more utilities. We can backup our email while enjoying other utilities provided by Zimbra.

2. Back up our email by forwarding email

We can backup email by using forwarding options. Every email sent to our mailbox can be forwarded to other email account. You just need to set up second email account and setting the forwarding options. In yahoo, you can’t do this if you are not premium user, but we can use it in gmail. go to setting => forwarding and pop/imap => set the forwarding address

you can download thunderbird herefree download thunderbird

How to effectively use your laptop battery

How to effectively use your laptop battery?. Most battery will work as its displayed specification, for example 8 hours in standby mode in early usage, but this performance actually depends on some factors such as how many discharge cycle you had and how well you manage to use your battery. Here are some ways to use laptop battery effectively. By saying effectively means you can get your laptop to work longer with fully charged battery, or saving power consumption.

1. Turn off your background program.
Background program usually consume memory and make the work of laptop heavier.

2. Defrag your harddisk frequently. Add RAM
Fragmented disk will make CPU work harder to access file in harddisk, doing defragmentation can help to solve this problem. Adding RAM can help you save your battery power since bigger the ram the faster data can be stored and accessed by the CPU from RAM.

3. Reduce the brightness.
Unless you work in really bright environment, try to reduce your brightness.

4. Create power plan
Each battery driver has its power plan, you can choose or create power plan which lead computer action to save the battery. You can access power options in control panel and customize how your laptop work to save your battery.

5. Remove plugged in devices when it is not use.
Each device consumes power and tends to reduce your battery faster.

6. Dim the screen if it is not active, or activate screen saver mode

7. Discharge your battery (li-ion) less than full discharge, and keep it in cool place if you do not use it.

8. Reduce multitasking or heavy program
When you plan to save battery power you should reduce multitasking program, u also should not play heavy game or program.

9. Remove virus or malware
Virus and malware can harm the battery in the same way as running many background program

10. Work in clean environment with moderate temperature
Hot temperature tends to reduce battery capacity overtime. although in the other side it is said that charging battery will happen faster in hot temperature, but regular usage, which involves discharge process should not be done in high/hot temperature

Those are some ways to use your battery effectively, hope it can work well for you.

How to preserve your laptop battery life

How to prolong or preserve your battery. Laptop battery nowadays is important factor when we choose to buy laptop or other gadget. Usually we want laptop whose battery has long life, or big capacity, so that we can operate our laptop longer. One fact that we have to know is that each battery has life cycle (discharge cycle), and after our usage extend this limit, we can’t expect our battery to work like before. each time we use our battery, its capacity will be reduced. Despite the fact that each battery has its limit, we can prevent our battery from getting damaged by our fault.

1. Use and charge battery in moderate temperature.
Hot temperature tends to reduce battery life, while cool temperature reduces battery performance.

2. Keep your battery in cool temperature.
Keeping battery in cool temperature when it is not used will preserve your battery life.

3. If you need fast charging, you can use thermal blanket to raise the temperature.
Battery can be charged faster in moderate temperature but keep it in moderate temperature, not hot.

4. 聽Don’t use your battery alone when your computer/laptop needs to load heavy program.
Running heavy program such as High-Dev Game or doing frequent harddisk access needs more power which can cause heat, heat can damage your battery. Use your AC adapter to avoid this.

5. Do not fully discharge your battery
Manufacturer prefer to discharge at 80%, it can increase service life of the battery.

6. Save for long time = 40%
If you plan to save your battery for long time, make sure that your battery is charged at 40%. This number comes from manufacturer, it is believed that saving at this rate will keep your battery in a good condition. Make sure to keep it in a cool place.