Windows 8 Simulator makes it easier than ever to try out the next version of Windows
November 10, 2011 – 07:36 | Comments Off on Windows 8 Simulator makes it easier than ever to try out the next version of Windows
Windows 8 Simulator makes it easier than ever to try out the next version of Windows

If you’re keen to try out Windows 8 before it officially hits the shops, your craving can be satiated by turning to the Developer Preview. While this is handy, the process of setting up a …

Give your desktop a spooky makeover with Halloween desktop themes
October 30, 2011 – 16:43 | Comments Off on Give your desktop a spooky makeover with Halloween desktop themes
Give your desktop a spooky makeover with Halloween desktop themes

Everyone loves to give their computer a makeover from time to time, and Halloween is as good a reason as any to seek out a new desktop theme. While there’s nothing to stop you from …

FOCA Free 3.0 scans your website for document-based security leaks
October 28, 2011 – 10:58 | Comments Off on FOCA Free 3.0 scans your website for document-based security leaks
FOCA Free 3.0 scans your website for document-based security leaks

Document metadata can be a great help in organising files on your own PC. Add the appropriate keywords in a Comments tag, say, and it’ll be much easier to find the file later.
If you intend …

Dump Windows Explorer and get a tabbed facelift with Explorer++
October 26, 2011 – 07:09 | Comments Off on Dump Windows Explorer and get a tabbed facelift with Explorer++
Dump Windows Explorer and get a tabbed facelift with Explorer++

Windows Explorer is an incredibly useful tool for managing your files, making it possible to open, copy and move documents in folders quickly and easily. But the file management tool that is built into Windows …

WebSite X5 Free helps you get a web site up and running quickly – and for free
October 21, 2011 – 08:24 | One Comment
WebSite X5 Free helps you get a web site up and running quickly – and for free

Creating a web site from scratch can be a tricky business, and one that many people simply do not have the time or, so they may think, ability to see through. But it does not …

Adobe’s flagship PDF software, Reader X, finally finds its way to iOS
October 18, 2011 – 13:10 | Comments Off on Adobe’s flagship PDF software, Reader X, finally finds its way to iOS
Adobe’s flagship PDF software, Reader X, finally finds its way to iOS

While PDFs have been supported under iOS for some time, there has been no official app from the king of the PDF, Adobe. With the release of Adobe Reader for iPhone and iPad, this has …

At last: Facebook 4.0 is released, complete with iPad compatibility
October 11, 2011 – 05:25 | Comments Off on At last: Facebook 4.0 is released, complete with iPad compatibility
At last: Facebook 4.0 is released, complete with iPad compatibility

It has been an extremely long time coming, and the road getting here has been extremely bumpy, but there is now, at long last, an iPad compatible version of the iOS Facebook app available. Facebook …

Nitro PDF Reader 2.1 released, promises better PDF creation
October 10, 2011 – 10:47 | 2 Comments
Nitro PDF Reader 2.1 released, promises better PDF creation

San Francisco-based Nitro PDF has released version 2.1 of its freeware PDF viewing and creation tool. Nitro PDF Reader 2.1, which is also available as a separate 64-bit build is a feature-rich PDF viewer with …

Provide remote assistance through your web browser with Chrome Remote Desktop BETA
October 10, 2011 – 10:04 | Comments Off on Provide remote assistance through your web browser with Chrome Remote Desktop BETA
Provide remote assistance through your web browser with Chrome Remote Desktop BETA

Anyone who has tried to provide computing assistance over the phone will know just how frustrating an experience it can be. Without the ability to interact with a problematic computer, it can be hard to …

Windows 8 Transformation Pack 2.0 and UX Pack 3.5 updated with latest resources
October 6, 2011 – 06:38 | Comments Off on Windows 8 Transformation Pack 2.0 and UX Pack 3.5 updated with latest resources
Windows 8 Transformation Pack 2.0 and UX Pack 3.5 updated with latest resources

Even though the developer preview of Windows 8 has now been made publically available, there will be some people who are keen to try out the upcoming operating system without having to go to the …

Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is a gratis alternative to Microsoft Office
October 3, 2011 – 13:14 | One Comment
Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is a gratis alternative to Microsoft Office

It used to be the case that investing in an office suite meant parting with a fairly substantial amount of cash, and while it is still possible to pay a great deal for a word …