Maps.Me: a travel app which works anywhere
July 22, 2014 – 11:24 | No Comment
Maps.Me: a travel app which works anywhere

Every smartphone user needs a good mapping app, something to get them from A to B with the absolute minimum of hassle.
Google Maps is a great first choice, and of course there’s plenty of other …

Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.
July 21, 2014 – 13:34 | No Comment
Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.

Ever struggled to find a particular file on your Android mobile? Wish you could exert more control over your photos and other media, or uninstall more than one app at once? You need a file …

Scan and manage your network with Axence nVision Free
July 16, 2014 – 08:01 | No Comment
Scan and manage your network with Axence nVision Free

Small home networks can take a while to set up – especially if you’re a networking novice – but once they’re up and running, there’s usually little else to do. Everything just works. And if …

Screenhero: screen sharing with two mouse cursors
July 14, 2014 – 07:20 | No Comment
Screenhero: screen sharing with two mouse cursors

Screen sharing tools are great when you need to show someone else what’s happening on your own computer. You connect, do whatever you like, and your contact can follow every step.
If the remote user wants …

View all your Firefox tabs at once with Tile Tabs
July 12, 2014 – 07:12 | No Comment
View all your Firefox tabs at once with Tile Tabs

Firefox’s tabs are normally an easy and convenient way to work online, neatly organising your open sites into separate, isolated views.
There may still be times when you need to view two or more tabs at …

Numculator is a fast and configurable desktop calculator
July 11, 2014 – 10:21 | No Comment
Numculator is a fast and configurable desktop calculator

It used to be very basic, but Windows 7 saw Calculator evolve into a capable tool, with the addition of statistics, programmer, unit conversion and date calculation modes, amongst others.
The Calculator interface isn’t always the …

Send emails from the command line with ShellSend 2.0
July 10, 2014 – 10:14 | No Comment
Send emails from the command line with ShellSend 2.0

Binary Fortress Software has announced the release of ShellSend 2.0, the latest edition of its free tool for sending emails from the command line.
The new build adds an extra parameter which specifies the email body …

Design fully working model railways with 3D Train Studio
July 10, 2014 – 08:11 | No Comment
Design fully working model railways with 3D Train Studio

Model railways have been around for a very long time, and enthusiasts will sometimes build huge layouts stretching across hundreds, even thousands of feet.
If you don’t have the space or the money, though, you might …

Save frames from any video with Batch Video to Image Extractor
July 7, 2014 – 11:11 | No Comment
Save frames from any video with Batch Video to Image Extractor

If you’ve taken a video which you’d like to share with others, it can often be useful to include a few frames as well. They’ll give your recipients an immediate idea of the contents, and …

Translate text from the Windows desktop with QTranslate
July 7, 2014 – 07:08 | No Comment
Translate text from the Windows desktop with QTranslate

Web tools like Google Translate or Bing Translator have done a great job of bringing speedy translations to the masses, but they’re not always ideal for regular use: you’ll be forever copying, task switching, pasting, …

Customise and configure your PC with Windows Tweaker 5.0
July 6, 2014 – 04:43 | No Comment
Customise and configure your PC with Windows Tweaker 5.0

Windows is a highly configurable operating system, with hundreds of settings and options available. But taking full advantage of this can be a challenge, as many settings are buried deep in the Registry, while others …