How to show drive letters before drive names in Windows Explorer
January 4, 2017 – 05:59 by Mike Williams in Tips | No Comment

DriveLettersToolBy default Windows Explorer displays drive names first, letters second, like “OS_Install (C:)”, but if you mostly use the letters this might not make much sense.

DriveLettersTool is a tiny portable application which tweaks Explorer settings to use one one four name and letter ordering schemes.

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CloudShot 5.7 uploads screenshots to Google Drive, OneDrive, more
January 3, 2017 – 17:57 by Mike Williams in News | No Comment

CloudShotCloud storage-friendly screenshot tool CloudShot has just hit version 5.7.

An improved OAuth implementation means you can now directly upload your screenshots to Google Drive and OneDrive, as well as Dropbox, Imgur or your own FTP server, as well as saving it to local or network drives.

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Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update
January 3, 2017 – 11:56 by Mike Williams in News | No Comment

HostsManClassic freeware HOSTS manager HostsMan has seen its first update since November 2015.

The new release now supports eight HOSTS file update sources, including hpHosts, MVPS Hosts, Cameleon and – new this time – “Dan Pollock’s host file”.

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Algodoo is a fun 2D physics simulator
January 3, 2017 – 09:49 by Mike Williams in Tips | No Comment

AlgodooAlgodoo is a 2D physics simulator which aims to be easy to use, educational and fun.

“Physics”, “easy” and “fun” aren’t words that everyone would link together, but Algodoo gets a lot closer to delivering on this than you might expert.

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System Ninja 3.1.6 adds Duplicate File Finder
January 2, 2017 – 12:29 by Mike Williams in News | No Comment

System NinjaSingularLabs has updated its PC maintenance tool System Ninja to version 3.1.6.

New features include a Duplicate File Finder which can locate matches to a particular file or MD5 hash, as well as finding all duplicates in a folder tree.

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REX is a streamlined take on chess
January 2, 2017 – 06:12 by Mike Williams in Tips | No Comment

REXREX is a streamlined chess-like digital board game that’s easy to learn and quick to play.

The board is a compact 5×5 squares, and each player starts with only 5 pieces: two “Guards”, two “Priests” and a “King”.

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NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 by Mike Williams in News | No Comment

NetWorxSoftPerfect has updated its network monitor NetWorx to version 6.0.

The big change, in line with other recent SoftPerfect updates, is that NetWorx is now only available as commercial software.

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WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues
December 30, 2016 – 09:56 by Mike Williams in News | No Comment

WhySoSlowSystem utility developer Resplendence Software has released WhySoSlow 1.0, a “performance and responsiveness analyzer” for Windows 7 and later.

The program’s analysis function monitors various performance indicators, including CPU clock speed, temperature and load; memory load; hard page faults; application responsiveness; latencies, BIOS interrupt delays and more.

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HTTPS Checker scans your site for mixed content issues
December 30, 2016 – 06:54 by Mike Williams in Tips | No Comment

HTTPS CheckerSwitching your website to HTTPS improves security, reassures your visitors and means you won’t be affected by those “not secure” warnings Chrome 56 will soon display on some HTTP pages.

Making the move isn’t always easy, unfortunately– there’s a lot to consider.

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Quickly watermark your movies with uMark Video Watermarker
December 29, 2016 – 08:24 by Mike Williams in Tips | No Comment

uMark Video WatermarkerUMark Video Watermarker provides a quick and easy way to add text or image watermarks to videos.

Choose an image or enter your preferred text and you’re able to set the watermark position, transparency, font, text style and more.

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Edit video in 4K for free with OpenShot 2.2
December 28, 2016 – 07:38 by Nick Peers in News, Tips | No Comment

OpenShotAudio.200.175The future is Ultra HD, or 4K as it’s known to its friends. Ultra HD TVs and displays are slowly coming into the mainstream, and of course they’re being joined by 4K-capable cameras. But how can you edit that 4K video feed without having to splash out on expensive software?

The answer lies with OpenShot 2.2, the free (and open source) video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s now capable of supporting 4K video editing, giving you all the tools you need to produce slick home video that looks great on your big-screen TV.

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