Track installed software across your network with EMCO’s new Network Software Scanner
December 6, 2011 – 06:18 | Comments Off on Track installed software across your network with EMCO’s new Network Software Scanner
Track installed software across your network with EMCO’s new Network Software Scanner

Managing even the smallest home network can be something of a challenge. Not least because however much you might prefer your users to install particular software for major tasks – security, say – they’ll continue …

Monitor your network activity from your iOS device with iPRTG
November 29, 2011 – 13:22 | Comments Off on Monitor your network activity from your iOS device with iPRTG
Monitor your network activity from your iOS device with iPRTG

If you maintain a server or network, you will realise the importance of being able to monitor it around the clock. There are a number of tools available that can be used to keep an …

Easily capture and analyse your network traffic with York
November 15, 2011 – 10:36 | Comments Off on Easily capture and analyse your network traffic with York
Easily capture and analyse your network traffic with York

Network capture tools can be useful for all kinds of reasons: troubleshooting, security, system optimisation, or just to keep a better record of your online activities.
Setting them up and making sense of their reports can …

Roundup: 25 unmissable tools from the past week
November 4, 2011 – 21:13 | Comments Off on Roundup: 25 unmissable tools from the past week
Roundup: 25 unmissable tools from the past week

Another week has slipped by and another batch of intriguing, exciting and unmissable applications has been released. With so many releases, you can’t be expected to keep on top of them all, so here are …

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 …