OpenStreetView is a crowd-sourced Google Street View
August 26, 2016 – 07:17 | No Comment
OpenStreetView is a crowd-sourced Google Street View

OpenStreetMap has launched OpenStreetView, an open-source alternative to Google Street View.
The service offers free Android and iOS apps to record images while you’re driving. Upload the results to the OpenStreetView servers and they’ll be shared …

Transfer user profiles to a new PC with Transwiz
August 25, 2016 – 06:27 | No Comment
Transfer user profiles to a new PC with Transwiz

Migrating to a new PC can bring all kinds of hassles, and transferring user profiles is particularly awkward– especially as the old Windows Easy Transfer applet was discontinued in Windows 10.
Transwiz is a freeware wizard-based …

Why can’t you open that EPUB?
August 24, 2016 – 10:43 | No Comment
Why can’t you open that EPUB?

You’ve found an ebook you need, downloaded the EPUB, tried to open it, but– your viewer won’t display it properly. Or maybe at all.
You might assume it’s the viewer, and try something else, but the …

Track your AdSense earnings with Auburn
August 23, 2016 – 08:46 | No Comment
Track your AdSense earnings with Auburn

Are you earning so much with Google AdSense that you’re always online checking your balance?
OK, probably not, but if you’re earning something then tiny Windows freebie Auburn could save you time by displaying your earnings …

How to instantly fill web forms with dummy data
August 21, 2016 – 05:55 | No Comment
How to instantly fill web forms with dummy data

Filling web forms is dull. It’s bad enough when you have to fill a page of boxes just to sign up for something. It’s much worse if you’re testing a website and have to do …

Restore access to your PC with Trend Micro Ransomware Screen Unlocker
August 20, 2016 – 05:18 | No Comment
Restore access to your PC with Trend Micro Ransomware Screen Unlocker

With so much attention focused on the file encrypting-type ransomware it’s easy to forget the simpler variety, which pops up when your PC boots and won’t allow access to your system until you pay up.
Even …

ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase
August 19, 2016 – 06:33 | No Comment
ImBatch 5.0 adds multithreading for 400% speed increase

High Motion Software has updated its powerhouse image processor ImBatch with multithreading support for even greater performance.
The new feature is only available in the $29.95 licensed edition, but is it worth the money? We took …

Watch and analyse chess games with Kvetka
August 18, 2016 – 06:50 | No Comment
Watch and analyse chess games with Kvetka

If you’re looking to improve your chess skills then watching the best players at work will usually teach you a lot.
There are plenty of chess sites to help you do just that, but they mostly …

Wmail is a cross-platform desktop client for Gmail
August 11, 2016 – 02:47 | No Comment
Wmail is a cross-platform desktop client for Gmail

Wmail is an open-source Chromium-based Gmail client for Windows, OS X and Linux.
The program supports both Gmail and Google Inbox accounts, and you can add and manage as many as you need.

Encrypt and secure your DNS traffic with Simple DNSCrypt
August 10, 2016 – 16:07 | No Comment
Encrypt and secure your DNS traffic with Simple DNSCrypt

Protecting your web traffic can be very easy: use https where you can, maybe install https everywhere to enforce that, use a VPN for an extra layer of security.
Meanwhile DNS gets so little attention that …

Duplicacy is a professional cloud backup tool
August 8, 2016 – 06:06 | No Comment
Duplicacy is a professional cloud backup tool

Duplicacy is a free-for-personal-use cross-platform backup tool with a stack of professional features.
There’s support for backing up to Dropbox, Amazon S3, Backblaze, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Storage, as well as any SFTP server or …