Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level
March 1, 2017 – 08:15 | Comments Off on Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level
Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level

We’ve always been fans of ultra-lightweight programs, anything which measures its RAM requirements in kilobytes rather than megabytes.
Other people see that as old school, and in some ways they have a point. If your PC …

Adjust brightness and contrast from software with ClickMonitorDDC
April 20, 2016 – 03:48 | Comments Off on Adjust brightness and contrast from software with ClickMonitorDDC
Adjust brightness and contrast from software with ClickMonitorDDC

ClickMonitorDDC is a tiny free tool which allows adjusting the brightness and contrast of DDC-compatible monitors (and that’s most of them, if you’re unsure).
You could do this anyway with the monitor buttons, maybe opening the …

Give your screen a custom tint with ColorVeil
August 21, 2015 – 06:30 | Comments Off on Give your screen a custom tint with ColorVeil
Give your screen a custom tint with ColorVeil

ColorVeil is a free Windows app with a single purpose: to place a color filter over your screen, reducing brightness and cutting eye strain.
The program is a tiny download – 21.8KB, really? – and immediately …

F.lux automatically adjusts your monitor’s colour temperature to reduce eye strain
December 20, 2012 – 15:10 | Comments Off on F.lux automatically adjusts your monitor’s colour temperature to reduce eye strain
F.lux automatically adjusts your monitor’s colour temperature to reduce eye strain

If your eyes often feel tired after a lengthy session on your PC then one possible explanation is that your display isn’t using an appropriate colour temperature. Monitors will be typically be set very high, …