Session Manager automatically saves and restores your Firefox windows
July 29, 2014 – 08:53 | No Comment
Session Manager automatically saves and restores your Firefox windows

Get engrossed in your latest web research project and you’ll soon be navigating an array of browser tabs, each one with some vital piece of information – it’s very easy to lose track.
Firefox offers a …

Convert web pages to PDF with wkhtmltopdf
July 28, 2014 – 09:38 | No Comment
Convert web pages to PDF with wkhtmltopdf

It can often be useful to keep a local copy of a web page, and your browser’s “Save Page As” option is a good place to start. But typically this saves an HTML file and …

Take control of your Windows startup programs with Autorun Organizer
July 25, 2014 – 10:12 | No Comment
Take control of your Windows startup programs with Autorun Organizer

Your PC’s taking an age to boot? It could be launching too many programs when Windows starts. There are plenty of freeware “startup manager” tools which claim they can help, but Autorun Organizer is better …

Drawpile: work on drawings with 20+ other users in real time
July 24, 2014 – 11:18 | No Comment
Drawpile: work on drawings with 20+ other users in real time

Do you sometimes need to collaborate on drawings or sketches? Drawpile is a cross-platform application which allows 20+ users to use the same canvas, all at the same time.
The drawing engine initially looks quite simple. …

Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif
July 23, 2014 – 07:46 | No Comment
Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif

They’re extremely basic, horribly limited, just about the most low-tech form of computer animation you can get. But then animated GIFs are almost 25 years old, so we probably shouldn’t expect too much. And even …

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 …