Need user-friendly bootable recovery media? AOMEI PE Builder Free 1.0 has your back
September 30, 2014 – 07:45 | No Comment
Need user-friendly bootable recovery media? AOMEI PE Builder Free 1.0 has your back

Everyone – and we mean everyone – needs some kind of recovery disc. It could be the only thing between you and losing critical data, or a lengthy (and possibly unnecessary) Windows reinstall, for example.
Most …

Get Chrome working again with Chrome Software Removal Tool
September 29, 2014 – 08:46 | No Comment
Get Chrome working again with Chrome Software Removal Tool

Your browser’s misbehaving? It’s a common problem, and you’ve probably got your own quick fixes: delete the cache, scan for malware, remove the last add-in you installed, whatever it might be.
Now Google is offering a …

Terminals: a remote desktop client for (almost) anyone
September 26, 2014 – 07:14 | No Comment
Terminals: a remote desktop client for (almost) anyone

Windows remote desktop, VNC, telnet, SSH – there are many ways to access a remote computer, and using them all can require a whole library of networking tools.
Fortunately, there are alternatives. The open source Terminals …

ocenaudio is an outstanding audio editor
September 25, 2014 – 07:00 | No Comment
ocenaudio is an outstanding audio editor

There are hundreds of free audio editors around, and if your needs are basic – trimming an MP3 here, maybe adjusting volume there – then just about any of them will do.
Finding more capable editors …

Plane9 is a fun music visualiser/ screensaver
September 22, 2014 – 06:05 | No Comment
Plane9 is a fun music visualiser/ screensaver

Most big-name audio players come with a few visualisations to liven up playback. Right-click inside Windows Media Player, click Visualisations, and you can have it display swirling clouds, spectrum-type bars, psychedelic ripples and space flight …

epCheck: track your favourite TV shows from the Windows desktop
September 19, 2014 – 09:06 | No Comment
epCheck: track your favourite TV shows from the Windows desktop

The easiest way to track your favourite TV shows is usually to download a suitable app, or maybe sign up at a website. There are a huge number of options, and the only real challenge …

Andy runs Android on your Mac, Win 7/8 desktop
September 15, 2014 – 10:53 | No Comment
Andy runs Android on your Mac, Win 7/8 desktop

Almost three years on from its first release, BlueStacks is probably still the easiest way to run Android apps on your Windows desktop. But it also has issues: performance can be a problem, and you …

RichEdit is a surprising WordPad replacement
September 15, 2014 – 10:46 | No Comment
RichEdit is a surprising WordPad replacement

If you need a free editor for Windows then checking out a few Notepad replacements is a good place to start: EverEdit, TotalEdit Professional, FXiTE are just a few we’ve covered in the past.
But if …

View, edit and manage RAW images with Photo Browser
September 13, 2014 – 07:55 | No Comment
View, edit and manage RAW images with Photo Browser

RAW image formats may have been around for a very long time (Adobe’s DNG is 10 years old this month), but they’re still not widely supported. Most graphics software handles one or two file types …

Open Broadcaster Software shares your desktop with the world
September 12, 2014 – 09:23 | No Comment
Open Broadcaster Software shares your desktop with the world

You’ve taken some great new photos, finished your best-ever presentation, achieved total mastery of some major game – whatever the reason, it’s now time to share your talents with the world.
If your needs are simple …

OutlookStatView delivers detailed reports on your Outlook accounts
September 12, 2014 – 09:20 | No Comment
OutlookStatView delivers detailed reports on your Outlook accounts

Use Outlook for a while and it’s all too easy to let the messages pile up. Soon your inbox is a bloated mess, too large to tackle easily, and so you just try to ignore …