Kingston DataTraveler SE9 16GB review

In this article I will have a look at the Kingston DataTraveler SE9 16GB, which I've used with both the Freekey key chain and the Keysmart Extended 2.0. I've reviewed the Keysmart Extended 2.0 not that long ago. I like to keep some important information on a Bitlocker To Go encrypted USB drive, but unfortunately the plastic back-part  of the Transcend JetFlash T3 USB Drive broke. … [Read more...]

TDK 2-in-1 Micro USB 2.0 Flash Drive

The TDK 2-in-1 Micro USB 2.0 Flash Drive is a helpful USB drive that helps me backup pictures and videos taken on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 smartphone. Despite the fact that I use OneDrive and Flickr apps on my smartphone I occasionally backup some precious photos. It is basically a USB flash drive with both a USB 2.0 and a micro USB connector. … [Read more...]

Onetastic addin for Microsoft OneNote

Onetastic is addin for Microsoft OneNote supercharges your OneNote client with macros that can be downloaded from Macroland, a note overview in OneCalendar, Image Utilities, Custom Styles, Favorites/Shortcuts and much more. Driver to give Onetastic for Microsoft OneNote  a trie, was the  article "Why I'm Dumping Evernote for OneNote" of Sascha Segan on PCMag. I know Sascha from past Mobius Conferences, when he still was writing for Gear Log. … [Read more...]

PDF Annotator 6 review

PDF Annotator will be installed on any of my laptops since I started inking on my Lenovo Windows tablet roughly 9 years ago. Grahl software’s flagship is an amazing tool to annotate PDF-files, for example freehand pen comments, highlight like a text-marker, stamps, typed comments etc. PDF Annotator has 320.000+ happy users in 89 countries since 2004.  I started using 1.5 when it was released back in 2007, while the latest version is PDF Annotator 6. … [Read more...]

PDFtk Pro – Review of an excellent PDF Toolkit

I will review PDFtk Pro, the perfect complement to Foxit PDF Reader, in this article. PDFtk Pro allows users to quickly split, merge, rotate, watermark, stamp and secure PDF files. The PDFtk Pro GUI has a limited number of settings that makes manipulating PDF-files really easy. In my personal opinion it is the Swiss army knife among the PDF Toolkits. … [Read more...]

Bypass Start Screen in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2

This article describes how to bypass the start screen in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 and automatically boot to the desktop by default. The Windows 8 Start Screen is an awesome feature for touch enabled (mobile) devices, that allows you to easily navigate the installed apps on your machine. If you are using a non-touch enabled device (a classic laptop or ultrabook) it might be useful to directly boot into the desktop environment. The simple 4-step process below will help you to … [Read more...]

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse review

The Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse is one of my favorite and most used accessories for my Windows powered notebook. It is a very lightweight mouse, with an excellent battery life, that is perfectly suited for every modern nomad. Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse - A design overview I would like to provide an overview of the product design and highlight the features that I personally like. On the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse product page you can read the following description: "Arc Touch Mouse’s … [Read more...]