Riot Isolator is a versatile but quirky security toolkit
March 17, 2017 – 10:59 | No Comment
Riot Isolator is a versatile but quirky security toolkit

Riot Isolator is an unusual application which offers a host of powerful privacy and security tools in a single free package.
The program should normally be installed to deliver the best protection, but there’s an option …

Block unauthorised webcam usage with Who Stalks My Cam
April 18, 2016 – 04:34 | Comments Off on Block unauthorised webcam usage with Who Stalks My Cam
Block unauthorised webcam usage with Who Stalks My Cam

Who Stalks My Cam is a free Windows application which alerts you to dubious software attempting to access your webcam.
The download unzips to a regular installer, but there’s also a portable version if you just …

Control your PC with a webcam via Camera Mouse 2015
August 4, 2015 – 05:21 | Comments Off on Control your PC with a webcam via Camera Mouse 2015
Control your PC with a webcam via Camera Mouse 2015

Some Windows applications are keyboard-oriented, others built for touch, but the vast majority are still designed to be controlled by a mouse. And that’s a problem if you don’t have reliable control of a hand.
Camera …

Block webcam hijacking with WebCam On-Off
November 24, 2014 – 07:22 | Comments Off on Block webcam hijacking with WebCam On-Off
Block webcam hijacking with WebCam On-Off

Webcam hijacking has been around for a long time, but recent stories about websites streaming live footage from thousands of hacked webcams have placed it firmly back in the headlines.
Fully protecting your own webcam requires …

Automatically add clipart-style masks to on-screen faces with Funny Mask
January 24, 2014 – 12:14 | Comments Off on Automatically add clipart-style masks to on-screen faces with Funny Mask
Automatically add clipart-style masks to on-screen faces with Funny Mask

If you want to have a little fun with a picture of someone, then you could open it in a graphics editor, draw on glasses, add a clipart wig, maybe a hat. But if that …

CyberLink YouCam 6 adds new camera shooting mode, touch-friendly interface
December 20, 2013 – 12:23 | Comments Off on CyberLink YouCam 6 adds new camera shooting mode, touch-friendly interface
CyberLink YouCam 6 adds new camera shooting mode, touch-friendly interface

CyberLink has launched a major new update to its powerful webcam toolset with the release of CyberLink YouCam 6 Standard and CyberLink YouCam 6 Deluxe. Version 6.0 adds a new camera shooting mode and creative …

Watch near-live webcams on your desktop with Livecam Wallpaper
February 25, 2013 – 18:43 | Comments Off on Watch near-live webcams on your desktop with Livecam Wallpaper
Watch near-live webcams on your desktop with Livecam Wallpaper

If you’re bored with the regular Windows wallpaper then there’s no shortage of software which can help. But much of it will just download fairly random images from a variety of online sources. And even …

18 new downloads and updates you may have missed this week
August 11, 2012 – 05:05 | Comments Off on 18 new downloads and updates you may have missed this week
18 new downloads and updates you may have missed this week

The release of Windows 8 is drawing ever closer and this means that there is a slew of apps being updated to add support for the latest version of the operating system. Paragon Image Backup …

Flutter gives you (basic) gesture control of media via your web cam
August 6, 2012 – 15:17 | Comments Off on Flutter gives you (basic) gesture control of media via your web cam
Flutter gives you (basic) gesture control of media via your web cam

Gestures are here it is at these days, with the Kinect add-on for Xbox 360 and the motion controls of the Wii allowing for direct interaction with games and other software. Even mobile devices such …

Smile for the camera – Opera Next adds support for cameras to the latest snapshot
April 17, 2012 – 11:38 | Comments Off on Smile for the camera – Opera Next adds support for cameras to the latest snapshot
Smile for the camera – Opera Next adds support for cameras to the latest snapshot

Things continue to develop apace in the world of Opera, with the latest snapshot of Opera Next showcasing camera support. The latest addition to the browser means that developers will now be able to use JavaScript …

iSpy 3.5.0 makes budget Big Brother surveillance more efficient than ever
December 8, 2011 – 08:35 | Comments Off on iSpy 3.5.0 makes budget Big Brother surveillance more efficient than ever
iSpy 3.5.0 makes budget Big Brother surveillance more efficient than ever

Developerinabox has released a major update to its powerful open-source surveillance software. iSpy 3.5.0 allows Windows users to use a collection of webcams and microphones as part of a complete security system for free, although certain …