Category Archives: Tutorials

Set up and use Docker Desktop on Windows

Do you already know about Docker? It’s a popular software especially used by developers that allows to create containers where your applications run system-independent. Container: a standard unit of software that packages up code and all its dependencies so the application runs quickly and reliably from one computing environment to another. A Docker container image… Read More »

Record live video streams with VLC

VLC isn’t only a popular and very good media player available for many platforms, but it can also record live video streams. The first step is to download and install the latest version of VLC, if you already didn’t. The followind guide is based on Windows, but it can be easily adapted to other OS.… Read More »

How to disassemble any APK with Apktool

Apktool is a small but powerful utility that allows reverse engineering any compiled Android app (.apk), so you can extract, view and modify the content. Last available version (2.x) requires at least Java version 7 installed. To install Apktool in Windows you need to download from Install page a script called apktool.bat and Apktool-2 (apktool.jar).… Read More »

Easily edit and repair Windows boot

In some cases you need to edit/repair Windows boot, for example if you have a dual boot Linux/Windows and want remove Linux or when some programs modify boot adding new boot entries (generally to start these programs in a safe environment). If you want to delete these bootloaders (eg. GRUB, GRUB4DOS) and restore the original… Read More »

Safe download free software

When you download a free software you must pay attention to “fake” download buttons that often are in free software sites (but not only) like Download.com, Tucows, FileHippo, Softonic, Softpedia, SnapFiles etc… Just go over with mouse and you can see that the link is not the real for download. If you click you could… Read More »