Upgraded to iOS 5? Grab copies of Apple’s latest apps – AirPort Utility and Find My Friends
October 12, 2011 – 14:15 | Comments Off on Upgraded to iOS 5? Grab copies of Apple’s latest apps – AirPort Utility and Find My Friends
Upgraded to iOS 5? Grab copies of Apple’s latest apps – AirPort Utility and Find My Friends

iOS 5 may have only just been released, but Apple wasted no time whatsoever in releasing apps that have been designed with the new version of the operating system in mind. First off the starting …

At last: Facebook 4.0 is released, complete with iPad compatibility
October 11, 2011 – 05:25 | Comments Off on At last: Facebook 4.0 is released, complete with iPad compatibility
At last: Facebook 4.0 is released, complete with iPad compatibility

It has been an extremely long time coming, and the road getting here has been extremely bumpy, but there is now, at long last, an iPad compatible version of the iOS Facebook app available. Facebook …

Klip Video is a video sharing app for iOS with quick and easy viewing options
September 20, 2011 – 13:30 | Comments Off on Klip Video is a video sharing app for iOS with quick and easy viewing options
Klip Video is a video sharing app for iOS with quick and easy viewing options

If you have an iOS device – be it an iPhone, iPod or iPad – you are equipped with everything you need to not only watch, but also record video footage. Just like photos, half …

Lend, or find, a helping hand with LocalHero for iOS
September 19, 2011 – 11:47 | Comments Off on Lend, or find, a helping hand with LocalHero for iOS
Lend, or find, a helping hand with LocalHero for iOS

When it comes to social networks, there is one to suit every occasion. MySpace has the music market covered while LinkedIn caters for the business side of things. The likes of Facebook have become more …

Monitor just about any PC activity with DiskLED
August 31, 2011 – 12:22 | Comments Off on Monitor just about any PC activity with DiskLED
Monitor just about any PC activity with DiskLED

At first glance, DiskLED doesn’t exactly appear to be the most interesting of programs. Flashing a system tray icon to indicate hard drive activity can be useful, but it’s nothing new and there are plenty …

Turn on networked PCs remotely with NirSoft’s WakeMeOnLan
August 25, 2011 – 16:09 | Comments Off on Turn on networked PCs remotely with NirSoft’s WakeMeOnLan
Turn on networked PCs remotely with NirSoft’s WakeMeOnLan

Wake-on-LAN (WOL) is, in theory, a very convenient technology, able to wake up a sleeping PC on your local (wired) network just by sending it an appropriately formed “magic packet”.
The reality can be rather different, …

LinkedIn for iOS hits version 4.0, gains new look and a speed boost
August 16, 2011 – 18:17 | Comments Off on LinkedIn for iOS hits version 4.0, gains new look and a speed boost
LinkedIn for iOS hits version 4.0, gains new look and a speed boost

LinkedIn has for some time been the social network that everyone loves to hate, but it still has a huge number of users. Like other social networks, there has long been an iOS app available …

Ping, Telnet, Whois, DNS – Network Stuff crams a host of networking features into one portable tool
August 8, 2011 – 12:36 | Comments Off on Ping, Telnet, Whois, DNS – Network Stuff crams a host of networking features into one portable tool
Ping, Telnet, Whois, DNS – Network Stuff crams a host of networking features into one portable tool

Network management can be a complex business, often requiring a whole suite of tools to carry out properly.
Or you could just download a copy of the free, open-source Network Stuff, which crams much of what …

Capture and analyse your network traffic with the free NetworkMiner
May 12, 2011 – 10:59 | Comments Off on Capture and analyse your network traffic with the free NetworkMiner
Capture and analyse your network traffic with the free NetworkMiner

When you need to understand what’s happening on your Windows network then logging its traffic with a packet sniffing tool can help. And there are few easier ways to get the job done than with …

Rubbernet provides detailed information about how your network is being used
April 27, 2011 – 14:19 | Comments Off on Rubbernet provides detailed information about how your network is being used
Rubbernet provides detailed information about how your network is being used

A huge percentage of home computer users have a small network set up, and the same is certainly true for many small businesses. Setting up a network means that it is possible to share files …

Emsisoft’s Online Armor 5 firewall gets a facelift
April 7, 2011 – 16:37 | Comments Off on Emsisoft’s Online Armor 5 firewall gets a facelift
Emsisoft’s Online Armor 5 firewall gets a facelift

Security specialist Emsisoft has released Online Armor 5.0, the latest version of their do-everything firewall package.
If you’ve tried the program before then the most immediately obvious change will be its revamped interface, which makes it …