Review: Digsby IM, multi-protocol IM client

Digsby is a newly launched multi-protocol instant messaging client.It is available for Windows, Linux and Mac. It works across AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Google Talk, Jabber and ICQ networks. It supports GMail, Yahoo Mail, Windows Live Mail, AOL, POP-based and IMAP-based mail services. Digsby is one of the hottest apps currently available, and is currently invite-only […]

23 Firefox optimization/power tips and shortcuts

If you liked this article, please consider bookmarking on or stumbling this. Thanks in advance! Firefox may be the world’s best browser, but since version 2, it is not the quickest or most optimized version. Increasing number of features have led to unusually high system requirements, not to mention frequent hang-ups and consequent loss […]

How to fix Windows Live Writer installing/updating problems

Windows Live Writer is one of the most sought-after offline blogging tools. Perhaps one of the few Microsoft products that has been embraced by the community (and one which performs optimally), Windows Live Writer started out as a not-so-great application, and improved with each version. Some of the reasons for Live Writer’s popularity is its […]

Easy tip: Increase internet speeds on Windows XP Professional

Definition: Bottleneck A bottleneck is a phenomenon by which the performance of an entire system is severely limited by a single component. This is quite true in case of Windows XP Pro-based computer. It has a something called Quality of Service. Technically, it is the ability to provide different priority to different applications, users, or […]

How to extract and open .daa files for free (Windows and Linux)

.daa (Direct Access Archives) is a proprietary format by PowerISO, used commonly to archive large ISO files (ISO is a disk image format that you can burn to a disk using Nero or any other burner). DAA file format has features like compression, password protection, and splitting to multiple volumes. DAA files can be opened […]