Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner
July 1, 2013 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner
Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner

With privacy higher than ever on the news agenda, it’s not surprising people are starting to wake up to the fact they’ve happily allowed all kinds of personal information about themselves to appear online. It …

Instantbird 1.4 improves connection to Twitter, makes logs more accessible
May 21, 2013 – 10:01 | Comments Off on Instantbird 1.4 improves connection to Twitter, makes logs more accessible
Instantbird 1.4 improves connection to Twitter, makes logs more accessible

Open-source multi-messaging client Instantbird 1.4 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest version of Instantbird, which provides a central location for accessing multiple IM accounts including AIM, Yahoo!, Twitter, Facebook and Google …

Skype for Mac 6.4 promises better instant messaging experience
May 16, 2013 – 07:31 | Comments Off on Skype for Mac 6.4 promises better instant messaging experience
Skype for Mac 6.4 promises better instant messaging experience

Microsoft has launched Skype for Mac 6.4, a major update of its Skype chat platform for OS X users. Version 6.4 is focussed on improving Skype’s instant messaging features for better usability, while also introducing …

Browse, manage, retouch and share your photos with GTKRawGallery
May 2, 2013 – 12:07 | Comments Off on Browse, manage, retouch and share your photos with GTKRawGallery
Browse, manage, retouch and share your photos with GTKRawGallery

Most digital cameras will by default save photos as JPEG files, and it’s easy to see why: they’re small, can be saved and reloaded quickly, and are supported by just about every graphics package available.
Switching …

Latest Skype Beta extends Skype Video Messaging support to Windows – finally
April 30, 2013 – 13:17 | Comments Off on Latest Skype Beta extends Skype Video Messaging support to Windows – finally
Latest Skype Beta extends Skype Video Messaging support to Windows – finally

Microsoft has released Skype for Desktop 6.5 Beta, a new preview version for Windows users. The new release is notable for introducing support for Skype Video Messaging to Windows, a feature that allows users to …

Facebook for iOS 6.0 adds floating chat heads
April 17, 2013 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Facebook for iOS 6.0 adds floating chat heads
Facebook for iOS 6.0 adds floating chat heads

Facebook, Inc. has released Facebook for iOS 6.0, a major update for its iPhone and iPad app. The major new feature in version 6 is the introduction of “chat heads”, which allow users to chat …

oStream Gives Android Users Offline Access to Facebook
April 11, 2013 – 12:49 | Comments Off on oStream Gives Android Users Offline Access to Facebook
oStream Gives Android Users Offline Access to Facebook

Checking Facebook on the move is a great way to keep in touch with friends and keep up to date with what is going on. But when you are moving about you will invariably hit …

Skype 6.3 updated for Windows and Mac
March 14, 2013 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Skype 6.3 updated for Windows and Mac
Skype 6.3 updated for Windows and Mac

Microsoft has released Skype for Windows 6.3 and Skype for Mac 6.3. Despite identical version numbers, both builds are independent of each other, and are released separately.
While the Windows version is a straight maintenance release, …

Skype 6.1 for Windows adds Outlook integration, improved account management
January 11, 2013 – 06:23 | Comments Off on Skype 6.1 for Windows adds Outlook integration, improved account management
Skype 6.1 for Windows adds Outlook integration, improved account management

Microsoft has released Skype 6.1 for Windows and Skype 6.1 for Mac. Despite the same version numbering, both builds are effectively separate developments, with the key changes coming in the new Windows desktop build in …

4K Video Downloader: an easier way to grab online videos
December 21, 2012 – 17:05 | Comments Off on 4K Video Downloader: an easier way to grab online videos
4K Video Downloader: an easier way to grab online videos

While there are plenty of tools around which promise to help you download online videos, most have snags or compromises which makes them annoying to use in real life. They don’t support your favourite sites, …

Pokki: find free apps for your Windows desktop
December 18, 2012 – 08:00 | Comments Off on Pokki: find free apps for your Windows desktop
Pokki: find free apps for your Windows desktop

Apple, Google, Microsoft: everyone seems to have their own app store, these days. None of these are much help if you’re running a Windows XP, Vista or 7 system, of course, but if you’re feeling …