Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support
September 7, 2012 – 06:58 | Comments Off on Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support
Windows 8 Transformation/UX Pack 6.0 bring back Aero + RTM support

Hot on the heels of the RTM version of Windows 8, a swathe of tools that can be used to either emulate the appearance and features of the latest version of the operating system, or …

Puran Utilities is a handy software toolbox to help you maintain your computer
September 5, 2012 – 07:29 | Comments Off on Puran Utilities is a handy software toolbox to help you maintain your computer
Puran Utilities is a handy software toolbox to help you maintain your computer

Just how involved would you like to be with the process of cleaning up and maintaining your computer? If you’re reading this, there’s a fairly high chance that you like to get pretty hands on, …

BBC iPlayer now allows for offline viewing for iOS users
September 4, 2012 – 12:26 | Comments Off on BBC iPlayer now allows for offline viewing for iOS users
BBC iPlayer now allows for offline viewing for iOS users

iPhone, iPod and iPad users who take advantage of the streaming capabilities the BBC’s iPlayer app now have a new feature to play with – the ability to download programmes and store them on your phone …

Annoyed by Windows 8 already? Tweak it with these three top tools
August 31, 2012 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Annoyed by Windows 8 already? Tweak it with these three top tools
Annoyed by Windows 8 already? Tweak it with these three top tools

Users of Windows are known not only for their love of tweaking, but also for their love of knocking the product they use – how many people who use nothing but Windows do nothing but …

Cleanup your PC with the updated Norton Power Eraser and Norton Bootable Recovery Tool
August 29, 2012 – 07:58 | Comments Off on Cleanup your PC with the updated Norton Power Eraser and Norton Bootable Recovery Tool
Cleanup your PC with the updated Norton Power Eraser and Norton Bootable Recovery Tool

With effective antivirus software installed, you can protect yourself against a range of online threats such as viruses, spyware and other malware. But there are some forms of malicious software that manage to evade detection …

Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version
August 27, 2012 – 09:05 | Comments Off on Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version
Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version

Linux is no longer the geeky OS it used to be. Well, that might not be entirely true, but the operating system has certainly become more accessible in recent years. User friendly distributions such as …

Sky+ iPad 4.0 turns your tablet into a remote control
August 15, 2012 – 08:36 | Comments Off on Sky+ iPad 4.0 turns your tablet into a remote control
Sky+ iPad 4.0 turns your tablet into a remote control

When you’re watching TV the remote control seems to have a life of its own, often resulting in it disappearing when you decide you want to switch channels. Being somewhat larger than a standard Sky …

RealPlayer exits beta, now available for Android
August 15, 2012 – 08:36 | One Comment
RealPlayer exits beta, now available for Android

Remember RealPlayer? The media player that was once – quite some time ago – one of the go-to media players for online media disappeared into relative obscurity, shouldered out of the limelight by the likes …

Mountain Growl brings Growl to Mountain Lion’s Notification Center
August 14, 2012 – 13:48 | Comments Off on Mountain Growl brings Growl to Mountain Lion’s Notification Center
Mountain Growl brings Growl to Mountain Lion’s Notification Center

Growl is an excellent notification system for OS X that makes it easy to keep an eye on the status of a range of different application without the need to switch between apps. But there …

PlayOnMac brings Windows apps to OS X for free
August 7, 2012 – 07:06 | Comments Off on PlayOnMac brings Windows apps to OS X for free
PlayOnMac brings Windows apps to OS X for free

So, you’ve made your choice between Mac and PC, and have decided that OS X is the operating system for you. But whatever personal choice you may have made, there are various reasons why you …

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 …