How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC
March 16, 2017 – 11:50 | No Comment
How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC

Windows enables switching from one application window to another by pressing Alt+Tab– what could be easier?
Well, quite a lot, especially when you’ve got 30 or 40 windows open but are only interested in the ones …

WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively
March 8, 2017 – 08:22 | No Comment
WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively

WebCatalog is an open-source cross-platform tool which runs your favourite websites and services as native desktop applications.
A huge list of supported services includes Amazon, Basecamp, BBC iPlayer, Bing, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook Messenger, Gmail (and just …

Wox is a versatile launcher for Windows
March 2, 2017 – 05:05 | No Comment
Wox is a versatile launcher for Windows

Wox is a versatile Alfred-like launcher which supports file and web searching, and can be extended with more than 100 plugins.
Activate the program by pressing Alt+Space and a simple command bar appears. Start typing a …

Resize windows to exact dimensions with Sizer
February 28, 2017 – 07:46 | No Comment
Resize windows to exact dimensions with Sizer

Sizer 4 is a free tool which resizes desktop windows to precise dimensions: 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768, or any other values you might need for a specific design or document.
The program starts very simply. Run it, …

Dynamic Theme sets Bing or Spotlight images as your Windows 10 wallpaper and lock screen
February 23, 2017 – 08:49 | No Comment
Dynamic Theme sets Bing or Spotlight images as your Windows 10 wallpaper and lock screen

Dynamic Theme is a free Windows 10 app which enables using Bing or Windows Spotlight images as desktop wallpaper, on the Windows Lock Screen, and more.
Installation is simple, and entirely safe. Dynamic Theme doesn’t change …

Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Enhancer: a first look
February 21, 2017 – 17:06 | No Comment
Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Enhancer: a first look

Windows 10 finally brought virtual desktops to the PC with its Task View feature, but although the system is easy to use, it’s a little underpowered.
Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Enhancer is an open-source portable application …

Artpip sets beautiful artworks as your desktop wallpaper
February 4, 2017 – 05:44 | No Comment
Artpip sets beautiful artworks as your desktop wallpaper

Artpip is a free Windows and Mac app which sets your desktop background to a beautiful new artwork every day.
We’re not sure how large the library of images might be, but artists include Manet, Munch, …

Bing Wallpaper updates your desktop with Bing’s image of the day
January 31, 2017 – 08:47 | No Comment
Bing Wallpaper updates your desktop with Bing’s image of the day

Bing Wallpaper is an open-source application which sets your wallpaper as Bing’s image of the day, then keeps it up-to-date.
Download, unzip and run BingWallPaper.exe and it immediately updates your wallpaper, displays a notification and minimises …

Winstep Nexus and Xtreme updated to 17.10
January 27, 2017 – 15:43 | No Comment
Winstep Nexus and Xtreme updated to 17.10

Winstep Software Technologies has updated its flagship products, Winstep Xtreme and Winstep Nexus, to version 17.10.
Winstep Xtreme, the company’s powerful set of desktop applications, gains a new Moon Phases module which shows you how the …

How to set the Windows 10 lock screen photo as your wallpaper
January 21, 2017 – 09:11 | Comments Off on How to set the Windows 10 lock screen photo as your wallpaper
How to set the Windows 10 lock screen photo as your wallpaper

The Windows 10 Lock Screen offers an ever-changing display of top quality photos, but if you decide you like one in particular, there’s no easy way to keep it around.
Lock Screen Reflection is a tiny …

Screeny is a versatile desktop capture tool
January 17, 2017 – 05:22 | Comments Off on Screeny is a versatile desktop capture tool
Screeny is a versatile desktop capture tool

Screeny is a comprehensive free-for-personal-use screen capture tool for Windows.
It’s a competitive market and there are a host of free screenshot and desktop recorders around, but Screeny manages to stand out anyway with its sheer …