Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen
November 26, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off
Plex Home Theater 1.0 officially launched, brings Plex Media Server-hosted content to the big screen

Plex hits the big screen with the first official release of its media browsing and playback tool. Plex Home Theater 1.0 is the client-side version of Plex’s media suite for Windows and Mac users, …

Get a better email experience with eM Client 5.0
May 1, 2013 – 14:25 | Comments Off
Get a better email experience with eM Client 5.0

Email remains one of the most popular forms of communication in the world, currently fending off the unwanted attentions of Twitter, Facebook and Skype after effortlessly swatting away the threat of SMS and the printed …

Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style
April 30, 2013 – 07:59 | Comments Off
Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style

Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of instant messaging is the sheer number of different services and clients that are available. While there has been a degree of convergence over the years, there is still a …

Toasts&Tiles Takes Care of Gmail in Windows 8
April 30, 2013 – 06:59 | Comments Off
Toasts&Tiles Takes Care of Gmail in Windows 8

What do you do when you need to check your email? Fire up Outlook or Thunderbird? Launch Chrome and head over to the Gmail website? Having to do this throughout the day is a waste …

Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year
January 4, 2013 – 12:43 | Comments Off
Plex Media Server and Plex for Windows 8 app updated for New Year

Media server developer Plex Inc has rung in the New Year with two notable new updates to its cross-platform range of media server and media centre products. First, Plex Media Server 0.9.7.9.375 launches with a …

Plex launches dedicated version of Plex Media Center for Windows 8 computers and mobile devices
December 6, 2012 – 12:29 | Comments Off
Plex launches dedicated version of Plex Media Center for Windows 8 computers and mobile devices

Media server developer Plex Inc. has announced the immediate available of Plex for Windows 8 1.0, a dedicated media center app giving users with both Windows 8 PCs and Windows RT tablets and phones access …

Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features
September 26, 2012 – 08:39 | Comments Off
Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features

The desktop client for the ever-popular cloud storage service Dropbox has been updated with a new experimental build. There are a number of new features to explore in this latest release, but the most obvious is …

Thunderbird 15 Beta debuts curvy new interface, minor new features
July 19, 2012 – 07:52 | Comments Off
Thunderbird 15 Beta debuts curvy new interface, minor new features

After the furore surrounding Mozilla’s recent announcement that it’s to place its email client, Thunderbird, into an “extended support release”, the launch of Thunderbird 15.0 Beta 1 was always bound to attract attention. And it’s certainly …

MetroTwit 1.0 adds support for multiple Twitter accounts, ‘undo tweet’ and much more
March 27, 2012 – 16:57 | Comments Off
MetroTwit 1.0 adds support for multiple Twitter accounts, ‘undo tweet’ and much more

Inspired by the look of Windows Metro, MetroTwit is a unique-looking, clean Twitter client that oozes style and simplicity. The app has just hit version 1.0 having already proved itself to be worthy of note …

Thunderbird 12 beta continues Mozilla’s rapid release schedule with minor updates
March 16, 2012 – 08:41 | Comments Off
Thunderbird 12 beta continues Mozilla’s rapid release schedule with minor updates

The house of Mozilla is pumping out application updates faster than ever, and while we have now become used to the accelerated release schedule of Firefox – and indeed other browsers – this is not …

Plex introduces new Windows client for accessing streaming media remotely
November 1, 2011 – 13:58 | Comments Off
Plex introduces new Windows client for accessing streaming media remotely

Plex, Inc has announced the release of version 0.9.5 of its freeware cross-platform media browsing suite. Now split into two distinct programs, Plex Media Server and Plex Media Center, as well as a mobile app …