Find the files and folders you need almost instantly with UltraSearch 1.7
October 9, 2012 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Find the files and folders you need almost instantly with UltraSearch 1.7
Find the files and folders you need almost instantly with UltraSearch 1.7

JAM Software has released UltraSearch 1.7, a major update of its super-speedy MFT search tool.
As with many similar tools, the program doesn’t waste resources maintaining an index on your hard drive. Instead it accesses the …

27 top downloads from the past seven days
August 25, 2012 – 06:50 | Comments Off on 27 top downloads from the past seven days
27 top downloads from the past seven days

After a brief vacation, it’s time for another software roundup to catch up on the biggest and best releases from the last week. We’ll start by taking a look at some of the apps that …

AVG Secure Search rates the safety of web sites before you visit them
August 23, 2012 – 19:58 | Comments Off on AVG Secure Search rates the safety of web sites before you visit them
AVG Secure Search rates the safety of web sites before you visit them

The internet can be a dangerous place, and there are countless web sites just waiting to serve up a dose of malware. Everyone knows the importance of having antivirus and anti-malware software installed, but simply …

UltraFileSearch: easy and lightweight file search, no indexing required
June 11, 2012 – 09:18 | Comments Off on UltraFileSearch: easy and lightweight file search, no indexing required
UltraFileSearch: easy and lightweight file search, no indexing required

If you’ve read a few PC speedup guides then you’ll know that Windows Search (or its indexing service, at least) often gets significant blame for tying up system resources and generally slowing you down. We’re …

iPhone users gain a refined search tool in the form of Google Search 2.0
May 25, 2012 – 06:45 | Comments Off on iPhone users gain a refined search tool in the form of Google Search 2.0
iPhone users gain a refined search tool in the form of Google Search 2.0

Google is the go-to search engine for most people, so the existence of a dedicated mobile app should come as no surprise. There has been a Google search tool available for iOS for some time …

Bing Desktop Beta brings Bing search to your Windows 7 desktop
April 10, 2012 – 07:43 | Comments Off on Bing Desktop Beta brings Bing search to your Windows 7 desktop
Bing Desktop Beta brings Bing search to your Windows 7 desktop

Microsoft has released a public beta of Bing Desktop, a toolbar which brings Bing searches to your desktop (as long as it’s Windows 7, at least – the program isn’t available for earlier versions of …

Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
March 16, 2012 – 15:24 | Comments Off on Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week

This has been a week dominated by news about hardware releases from Apple, but there has still be plenty going on in the software world. If you’re running Windows but like the idea of trying …

Bring back old-style file searching with Instant File Search Professional
March 16, 2012 – 08:53 | Comments Off on Bring back old-style file searching with Instant File Search Professional
Bring back old-style file searching with Instant File Search Professional

Windows Search is a powerful tool, there’s no doubt about that. Its powerful indexing engine understands all kinds of file metadata, enabling you to search for documents by a particular author, music from your favourite …

Extend your Windows Search options with SearchMyFiles
January 10, 2012 – 07:30 | Comments Off on Extend your Windows Search options with SearchMyFiles
Extend your Windows Search options with SearchMyFiles

The latest Windows Search is, in theory, a hugely powerful tool which enables you to construct all kinds of complex and detailed searches. So as well as entering wildcards, you can modify your results by …

UltraSearch 1.60 locates files and folders in a flash
November 28, 2011 – 10:50 | Comments Off on UltraSearch 1.60 locates files and folders in a flash
UltraSearch 1.60 locates files and folders in a flash

German developer JAM Software has released the latest version of its speedy MFT-based file search tool, UltraSearch 1.60.
The program makes use of the NTFS Master File Table to enable very fast searches, without having to …

Find subtitles for movies and TV shows with Sublight
July 25, 2011 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Find subtitles for movies and TV shows with Sublight
Find subtitles for movies and TV shows with Sublight

Some people find watching foreign films with subtitles hard work, but it’s even harder if the movie in question has no subtitles at all and you’re not fluent in the relevant language. It’s not just …