Tools

Password managers: an overview of today’s best tools
Password-Manager | Overview and Comparsion
  • Security

Would you give your account number to a stranger? Most probably not. But millions of internet users may as well be giving away their personal data (and money!) when using passwords that hackers can crack in a matter of seconds. Password managers provide methods for creating and managing truly secure passwords.

Password-Manager | Overview and Comparsion
Encryption software
Encryption software and tools in comparison
  • Security

A good encryption software keeps your data secure. It enables you to easily protect a folder, hide hard drives, or sync encrypted data to a cloud, for example. Find out more information about recommended encryption tools and what they do, and get an overview of their advantages and disadvantages in our dedicated article.

Encryption software and tools in comparison
Comparison of the best antivirus programs
Which is the best Antivirus software?
  • Security

Antivirus software has sadly become indispensable as new types of threats against your system emerge regularly. Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and many other types of malware threaten to infect your system and could cause significant damage. To counteract these threats, software makers try to fight off malware attacks with intelligent antivirus programs. Find out which rank top in our antivirus...

Which is the best Antivirus software?
Free alternatives to Microsoft Word
What are the free Microsoft Word alternatives?
  • Online sales

Without a doubt, Microsoft Word is one of the most popular computer programs in the world. Practically everyone who’s written a text on a computer has used Word to do so, and the majority of companies work with the program. Despite the high number of users, the program doesn’t come cheap. The price can prove a hurdle, especially for private users – so many look for alternative solutions. What are...

What are the free Microsoft Word alternatives?
Renaming a Git Branch
Git Branch: How to rename a local and remote branch
  • Web development

Renaming a Git branch is easily done. But there are differences between local and remote branches. In this article, you will learn how repository and branches act, what you need to do if you want to rename a Git branch, and which commands are crucial for this. This will help you get back to work on your project quickly.

Git Branch: How to rename a local and remote branch
Ubuntu task manager
How to launch and use the Ubuntu task manager
  • Configuration

To check whether processes affect system performance or CPU usage, you need a system monitor. The Linux distribution Ubuntu has a task manager for this purpose. In this article, you can learn how to launch the Ubuntu task manager, what its functions are and what distinguishes it from other task managers. Read on to find out more about this task manager.

How to launch and use the Ubuntu task manager
Encrypted data transfer with WinSCP
Get a more secure data transfer with WinSCP
  • Technical matters

Are you still transferring your data online over an unencrypted connection via FTP (File Transfer Protocol)? WinSCP offers a comfortable and secure alternative to the current FTP client programs for the operating system, Windows. The encrypted network connection is based on the implementation of Secure Shell (SHH) and enables a fast data transfer via SCP (Secure Copy) and the flexible remote...

Get a more secure data transfer with WinSCP
How to take a screenshot on Windows
How to take a screenshot on Windows
  • Configuration

Screenshots let you show others what’s currently on your screen with just a few clicks. This can be important in your everyday work as well as in your free time. But how do you take a screenshot on Windows? Luckily, Windows already has the necessary tools you’ll need built in. Our article explains how to use them correctly.

How to take a screenshot on Windows
Screenshots on Mac and Windows
The best screenshot tools at a glance
  • Web design

What exactly is a screenshot? How do you create one? And how do the different screenshot shortcuts work when trying to create screenshots on Mac and Windows? Besides the built-in features on operating systems, what are the other, third-party options when it comes to screenshot tools? We’ll take you through our introductory guide to making screenshots and the best keyboard shortcuts and screenshot...

The best screenshot tools at a glance
GitHub Copilot
GitHub Copilot: The programming assistant at a glance
  • Web development

In the future, GitHub Copilot is supposed to be able to help developers create code and even write their own blocks. Currently, however, the GitHub AI is still in the testing phase. Here you can find out what GitHub Copilot is, what advantages it could bring you, and what known problems there currently are with the tool.

GitHub Copilot: The programming assistant at a glance