TweetDeck 2.0.1 undergoes a redesign to mimic Twitter web site
October 10, 2012 – 15:05 | Comments Off on TweetDeck 2.0.1 undergoes a redesign to mimic Twitter web site
TweetDeck 2.0.1 undergoes a redesign to mimic Twitter web site

Twitter may be accessible through a web site, but the vast majority of users turn to a dedicated app to keep abreast of what the people they follow have to say and to share their …

BBC unveils iPlayer Radio for (UK) iOS users
October 8, 2012 – 13:21 | Comments Off on BBC unveils iPlayer Radio for (UK) iOS users
BBC unveils iPlayer Radio for (UK) iOS users

For iOS users there was much excitement when the BBC released a mobile version of its popular catchup service iPlayer as an app for mobile devices. After something of a delay, and a three month …

LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability
October 4, 2012 – 12:18 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability
LibreOffice 3.6.2 fixes bugs and improves stability

With more and more computer users counting the pennies, the move to lower cost and free software is gaining momentum. Microsoft Office may still be the world’s most popular office suite, but there is a …

Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features
September 26, 2012 – 08:39 | Comments Off on Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features
Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features

The desktop client for the ever-popular cloud storage service Dropbox has been updated with a new experimental build. There are a number of new features to explore in this latest release, but the most obvious is …

HDClone 4.2 Free adds Windows 8 support, GPT and faster copying
September 20, 2012 – 07:13 | Comments Off on HDClone 4.2 Free adds Windows 8 support, GPT and faster copying
HDClone 4.2 Free adds Windows 8 support, GPT and faster copying

The release of a new operating system often means that there is renewed interest in migration and backup tools and this is certainly the case with the imminent release of Windows 8. Hard drive cloning …

Opera 12.10 Beta adds Retina Display support, updates core
September 13, 2012 – 09:49 | Comments Off on Opera 12.10 Beta adds Retina Display support, updates core
Opera 12.10 Beta adds Retina Display support, updates core

Retina Display support continues to be added to more and more applications as they are updated, and the latest update for the beta candidate for Opera 12.10 . This is one of the headline features of the …

YouTube for iOS gets a standalone release with a new look
September 11, 2012 – 17:13 | Comments Off on YouTube for iOS gets a standalone release with a new look
YouTube for iOS gets a standalone release with a new look

There are many things that we can speculate about iOS 6, but one thing we know for certain is that the built in YouTube app is gone. iOS falling out of love with Google’s video …

ViStart 8 is a flexible, skinnable Start menu for all versions of Windows
September 11, 2012 – 07:44 | Comments Off on ViStart 8 is a flexible, skinnable Start menu for all versions of Windows
ViStart 8 is a flexible, skinnable Start menu for all versions of Windows

If you have tried out any of the preview releases of Windows 8, you may well have joined the thousands of users who are mourning the loss of the Start menu. Microsoft’s decision to drop …

Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support
September 7, 2012 – 06:58 | Comments Off on Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support
Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support

Hot on the heels of the RTM version of Windows 8, a swathe of tools that can be used to either emulate the appearance and features of the latest version of the operating system, or …

Puran Utilities is a handy software toolbox to help you maintain your computer
September 5, 2012 – 07:29 | Comments Off on Puran Utilities is a handy software toolbox to help you maintain your computer
Puran Utilities is a handy software toolbox to help you maintain your computer

Just how involved would you like to be with the process of cleaning up and maintaining your computer? If you’re reading this, there’s a fairly high chance that you like to get pretty hands on, …

BBC iPlayer now allows for offline viewing for iOS users
September 4, 2012 – 12:26 | Comments Off on BBC iPlayer now allows for offline viewing for iOS users
BBC iPlayer now allows for offline viewing for iOS users

iPhone, iPod and iPad users who take advantage of the streaming capabilities the BBC’s iPlayer app now have a new feature to play with – the ability to download programmes and store them on your phone …