Montly post about the best web design related resources links selected by me:

DesignDune web design, tutorials, freebies, Photoshop, inspiration, WordPress

The house of Photoshop tutorials, resources, fonts, inspiration, etc…

XposurePro posts about Aperture, Lightroom, Photoshop, photography

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The links to various free/opensource programs most useful and interesting of September:

A+ Folder Lock Free Edition allows to protect files and folders, main features: files and folders locking, anti-hacking protection, hide and disguise, pattern password, stealth mode, virtual keyboard, file shredder

Backup Box it allows to automate backup transfers for Dropbox, FTP, SFTP, Amazon, MySQL and many more

JavaRa allows to manage Java versions, uninstall, install, update jobs in a single interface (.NET framework required)

DownTango modern download manager

FileOptimizer allows to optimize the size of various types of files: documents, images, etc…

NitroShare allows to easily transfer files between various computer/O.S.

Start8 restore start button in Windows 8

Wise Program Uninstaller helps you uninstall your unwanted programs

Partition Master Professional Edition is an ALL-IN-ONE partition solution and disk management utility. It allows you to extend partition, especially for system drive, settle low disk space problem, manage disk space easily on MBR and GUID partition table (GPT) disk under 32 bit and 64 bit Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 SP1/Windows 8.

The most popular hard disk management functions are brought together with powerful data protection including: Partition Manager (it can expand/create/resize/move/merge/split the Windows system partitions without Windows reinstallation and data loss ), Disk & Partition Copy Wizard (allows you to copy your entire disk to a new hard drive included dynamic Volume and GPT disk) and Partition Recovery Wizard (protects your partition, allowing you to recover deleted or lost partitions due to a hardware or software failure). Moreover, you can create bootable CD/DVD in case of system boot failure.

There are two versions, the built-in WinPE bootable disk (license costs $39.95) and the built-in Linux bootable disk (license costs $19.95).

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Install APK via pc

You can install downloaded APK that are in your pc in these ways:

– send/install APK via WiFi if both devices are connected to same wireless network using the good free Wireless File Transfer Pro app or similar apps; you can install APK transferred to your SD card using a file manager (eg. Astro)

– send APK as attachment using Gmail and open it in your smartphone using e-mail client

– use APK Batch Installer tool (for Windows) made by hamsteir, an XDA community user. It requires root and the ADB command from Android SDK

Transfer APK from one smartphone to another

– via Bluetooth with the free Bluetooth File Transfer app and then install via a file manager like the already cited Astro

– via WiFi with specific applications (eg. File Expert)

– via WiFi Direct with specific applications (WiFi Shoot, WiFi Direct File Transfer) between devices that supports WiFi Direct (this tecnology allows to use WiFi without a wireless network)

– via NFC with specific applications (Blue NFC) and between NFC compatible devices

Backup by recreating installed APK

– all knows the famous Titanium Backup for backing up own apsp, appSaver work in a different way (and doesn’t require root), it allows to recreate APK starting from an installed app

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