Detect and monitor wifi networks with Homedale
April 3, 2014 – 13:11 | Comments Off on Detect and monitor wifi networks with Homedale
Detect and monitor wifi networks with Homedale

Homedale is a straightforward portable tool which detects local wireless networks and tells you more about them: name, channel, MAC address, encryption type and so on. It’s great for troubleshooting various wireless conflicts, or just …

Find out more about local wireless networks with NirSoft’s WifiInfoView
October 3, 2013 – 14:09 | Comments Off on Find out more about local wireless networks with NirSoft’s WifiInfoView
Find out more about local wireless networks with NirSoft’s WifiInfoView

Most wifi-enabled devices will give you some basic information about the networks in your vicinity: name, signal strength, security and so on. But if you need to know more, then NirSoft’s WifiInfoView is a quick …

Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
June 20, 2013 – 13:08 | Comments Off on Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support
Winamp 5.64 adds more accessible Safe Mode troubleshooting option, XPSF playlist support

Winamp 5.64 and its more fully functional, paid-for sibling, Winamp Pro 5.64 have been released, with a couple of new features joined by a myriad of improvements and bug fixes.
The latest minor update to Nullsoft’s …

Detect network intruders with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard
January 21, 2013 – 16:26 | Comments Off on Detect network intruders with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard
Detect network intruders with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard

It’s important to keep your wireless network secure, and turning your encryption levels to the max is usually a very good place to start.
This doesn’t in itself guarantee safety, though, so you may want to …

Detect wifi intruders with Wireless Network Watcher
December 5, 2012 – 19:33 | Comments Off on Detect wifi intruders with Wireless Network Watcher
Detect wifi intruders with Wireless Network Watcher

If you’d like to keep your wireless network secure then turning on the best possible encryption is usually a very good place to start. There may still be room for problems, though (as I discovered, …

Software roundup – 19 downloads from the first week of July
July 7, 2012 – 05:21 | Comments Off on Software roundup – 19 downloads from the first week of July
Software roundup – 19 downloads from the first week of July

The halfway point of the year has come and gone, and as we slide our way through the calendar, there are more and more software releases to keep track of. If you’ve been busy through …

AVG 2012 SP1 blocks tracking ads, adds wifi protection
March 27, 2012 – 07:19 | Comments Off on AVG 2012 SP1 blocks tracking ads, adds wifi protection
AVG 2012 SP1 blocks tracking ads, adds wifi protection

AVG Technologies has released a Service Pack 1 upgrade for its Anti-Virus Free 2012, Anti-Virus 2012, Premium Security 2012 and Internet Security 2012 packages.
And while the update includes its share of bug fixes and minor …

Cloak your wireless connection with a shield of protection on your Mac or iOS device
March 21, 2012 – 07:57 | Comments Off on Cloak your wireless connection with a shield of protection on your Mac or iOS device
Cloak your wireless connection with a shield of protection on your Mac or iOS device

Free wifi is more prevalent than ever and the popularity of mobile devices means that more and more of us are connecting to these free networks using laptops, tablets and mobiles. In these situations, using …

Sky unveils Sky Go for mobile TV viewing on the move in the UK and Ireland
February 20, 2012 – 08:48 | Comments Off on Sky unveils Sky Go for mobile TV viewing on the move in the UK and Ireland
Sky unveils Sky Go for mobile TV viewing on the move in the UK and Ireland

Subscribers to UK satellite TV provider Sky have just gained a new way to watch TV. Sky Go is a free app from the broadcaster that enables subscribers to access various channels on their Android …

Use your Android phone or tablet as a second monitor with ScreenSlider
January 5, 2012 – 06:32 | Comments Off on Use your Android phone or tablet as a second monitor with ScreenSlider
Use your Android phone or tablet as a second monitor with ScreenSlider

Anyone who has worked with a dual monitor setup will be aware of just what a productivity boost the extra screen space can be. The ability to have more than one application visible in full …

Roundup: 15 of the week’s most interesting software releases that you may have missed
October 21, 2011 – 15:15 | Comments Off on Roundup: 15 of the week’s most interesting software releases that you may have missed
Roundup: 15 of the week’s most interesting software releases that you may have missed

It has been another busy week in the world of software releases, so we wouldn’t be at all surprised if some titles escaped you attention. Some of the highlights from the last seven days include …