Ultimate Boot CD – Another great Diagnotic tool

Ultimate Boot CD ( UBCD) is a bootable CD Several System diagnostic tools which can be used when your computer go kaput or not responding or for any reason it’s not working. It contains several tools which can run several diagnostic utility including few free to use Anti virus and Anti Malware tools.  You can use it to diagnose hard disk problem, network problem, perform low level operation on Hard disk and many other things.

Ultimate Boot CD can be used to run floppy based program from a Cd and can run on better speed than floppy drive. Also these days most system does not comes with floppy drive, but they come with Cd ROM and Netbook are coming only with USB port. Ultimate Boot Cd can be used on a USB drive by using a script available on this CD itself. So if you have access to another computer and you need to run these diagnostic on your netbook you can prepare your USB drive loaded with these utilities and then run the diagnostics.


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Kolibri+ A New Portable Apache Alternative

Kolibri+ is another very simple to use HTTP Web server which can be used in place of ever popular Apache. It supports Dynamic PHP as well as it also have support for static PHP.

Kolibri+ is build with very simple GUI and it’s also consumes very less amount of memory.It supports HEAD, GET and POST function of Web servers, and you ca change the Servers configuration at run time. This means you need not to restart the server for changes to take effect.  You can also run multiple instances of Kolibri+ web server and each of them can have same or different document root as specified by you.

Apart from all other features, it is portable as well You can run it from USB stick or CD or DVD, Thus it is quite good for demonstration purpose. You need not to install webserver on client’s machine in order to show them demo of your web design.  It also have Integrated PHP support and Customizable logging functionality.

Kolibri+ was developed for testing and demonstration purpose, or for delivering a working copy of website using CD’s. Developers of this new webservers does not advice it to be used on production servers or actual webservers. This is a good alternative who are new to web design and learning HTML or PHP.

For all non commercial personal use Kolibri+ is free but if you want to use it for commercial purpose you might have to pay some fees for that.

You can download Kolibri+ complete package including PHP 5.2.6 packaged with it as package distribution. It is also available as windows installer or Zip archive. If you planning to run it from portable drive use Zip archive otherwise use windows installer.  After downloading Zip archive unpack it to your desired folder and run KolibriPlus.exe. rest of the setup and all are self explanatory and very easy to do.

To test, configure doc root to be sample folder (X:KolibriPlussample) and open browser to http://localhost:8080/. If you see phpinfo output, your installation is working properly.

Also, if you already have PHP 5.2.x installed, you could download basic package containing Kolibri+ only. For Kolibri+ to use your existing PHP installation just include PHP installation directory PATH environment variable of your system.

PHP.INI considerations

If you using complete Kolibri+ package, PHP.INI file can be found in the folder you installed Kolibri+.  Default setting of PHP.ini has only mysql extension enabled. To add more functionality you can use methods described on official PHP site.


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Effective and Free AntiMalware – Malwarebyte

Malwares and Spywares are spreading over the internet very widely these days. And there are several Malware removers available to download. Only few of them are fast and lightweight application with lots of feature. MalwareBytes’ Antimalware is one of the best antimalware available on net which is free to download and use as well.


Malware Byte is very fast and it uses very less amount of system resources while running or scanning. At the same time it is very effective as well. It’s free version scans all drives pretty fast and it’s false detection ratio is very less. If you go for paid version you can get real time protection also. The paid version cost you only 24.95$ per license which protects 3 PC at your home.  It’s Malware database is updated regularly and it can catch newest Malwares and spywares because of the same reason.

Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware runs on the edge as far as detection and removal of Spyware or malware is concerned. It can quickly detect and destroy most of Malware which sometimes well known antivirus and antispyware failed to find for which you have to pay a lot.  Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware monitors all process running on your computer and detects any harmful process even before it executes.


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Video Genius iPad App – A Consumer Review

If you’ve had your iPad for about a year and a half, you’re pretty much carrying an antique in your pocket. With smartphone innovations coming at such a frantic pace, there’s a world of difference between the iPad 4 and 3GS, and their predecessors. One of the most dramatic differences is in camera capabilities – where the more recent phones have fancy video capabilities, owners of the earlier ones are stuck with 2.0-megapixel cameras, that just take pictures.

Video Genius - Apps for iPad 2
Video Genius – Apps for iPad 2

There’s nothing much you can do about that disparity, but there are a number of apps available that give older iPads video-capture features, such as Camera Plus Pro and Camera Genius. The makers of Camera Genius, CodeGoo, have also brought out Video Genius, a free standalone app that offers video-capture. With this, owners of older iPad and iPad 3G models can record video. The results don’t quite match what the iPad 4 and iPad 3GS can do, though.

Using Video Genius, you can shoot video in either landscape or portrait formats, although the controls don’t offer automatic orienting. When you launch Video Genius, you’ll see an interface similar to the camera app that’s built into the iPad – your viewfinder is the whole screen. To start recording, you tap the green button at the bottom of the screen – when video is being captured, this will flash and turn red. You film in either portrait or landscape by turning the phone appropriately, although the controls are static and don’t re-orient. (more…)

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