Backup and Sync from Google launched for Windows and Mac
July 13, 2017 – 11:26 | No Comment
Backup and Sync from Google launched for Windows and Mac

Google has released Backup and Sync from Google 3.35 for Windows and Mac. The tool replaces its Drive and Photos desktop apps (both discontinued), and provides a one-stop desktop tool for backing up and syncing …

Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser
June 13, 2017 – 17:18 | No Comment
Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser

Mozilla has released Firefox 54.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 54.0 due imminently.
Firefox 54 focusses largely on one major development: support for multi-content processes, which basically gives Firefox the ability to …

Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
April 19, 2017 – 06:46 | Comments Off on Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode

Mozilla has released Firefox 53.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 53.0 due imminently.
Firefox 53 unveils a number of design tweaks, starting with two new – and built-in – compact themes, which …

WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively
March 8, 2017 – 08:22 | Comments Off on WebCatalog runs your favourite web apps natively
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 …

Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante
March 6, 2017 – 15:48 | Comments Off on Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante
Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante

Mozilla has released Firefox 52.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 52.0 due imminently.
Firefox 52 now supports syncing tabs to specific devices, makes various improvements to the Downloads button and introduces a …

DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
January 28, 2017 – 09:57 | Comments Off on DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops
DevDocs offline API browser now available for desktops

Last month we wrote about DevDocs for Chrome, a free extension which gives access to API documentation for around 200 programming languages and technologies.
Now an unofficial Electron-based applet, DevDocs, brings the service specifically to the …

Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support
January 23, 2017 – 06:27 | Comments Off on Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support
Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support

Mozilla has released Firefox 51.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 51.0 due imminently. There are no standout features in this release – the closest thing to a headline addition is the …

Vectr is a polished vector editor you can use almost anywhere
December 15, 2016 – 06:54 | Comments Off on Vectr is a polished vector editor you can use almost anywhere
Vectr is a polished vector editor you can use almost anywhere

Vectr is a well-designed cross-platform vector editor with a strong focus on sharing and collaboration.
The simple interface may look basic, at least initially: a few basic shapes, pen, pencil and text tools and not much …

B.S. Detector highlights “fake” news links and sites
December 5, 2016 – 10:33 | Comments Off on B.S. Detector highlights “fake” news links and sites
B.S. Detector highlights “fake” news links and sites

A busy Facebook feed could be crammed with all kinds of articles and news headlines, but are they genuine, or propaganda, or hoaxes, or something else entirely?
B.S. Detector is a free extension for Chrome, Opera, …

DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
December 4, 2016 – 04:28 | Comments Off on DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome
DevDocs is an offline developer’s documentation browser for Chrome

You’re working in your browser, testing some new web development project, but there’s a problem. And you’ve no idea why. So you open some documentation in a separate browser tab, more in your development environment, …

Firefox 50 trims start-up times, widens download protection
November 15, 2016 – 04:47 | Comments Off on Firefox 50 trims start-up times, widens download protection
Firefox 50 trims start-up times, widens download protection

Mozilla has released Firefox 50.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 50.0 due imminently. For the second release in a row it’s launched a week late, but this time the reason behind …