Banish some of Lion’s more irritating features with Lion Tweaks
August 9, 2011 – 08:21 | Comments Off on Banish some of Lion’s more irritating features with Lion Tweaks
Banish some of Lion’s more irritating features with Lion Tweaks

A new operating system is always greatly anticipated and this is certainly true for OS X. Apple’s Lion caused waves of excitement when it was released recently but, as is often the case, not everything …

LibreOffice 3.4.1 released, squashes bugs and takes major step towards primetime
July 1, 2011 – 08:35 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 3.4.1 released, squashes bugs and takes major step towards primetime
LibreOffice 3.4.1 released, squashes bugs and takes major step towards primetime

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 3.4.1, a landmark update for its open-source, multi-platform office application. With its release, LibreOffice 3.4.1 is now the recommended build for all users except large enterprises, thanks to the …

Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 launched, promises faster performance, new features
June 21, 2011 – 10:24 | Comments Off on Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 launched, promises faster performance, new features
Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 launched, promises faster performance, new features

Nitro PDF Software has released version 2.0 of its popular free PDF editor/creator software, Nitro PDF Reader. Available in separate 32-bit and 64-bit builds, Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 is actually the first stable release of …

Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.5 offers cloud based protection for your computer
June 21, 2011 – 00:38 | Comments Off on Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.5 offers cloud based protection for your computer
Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.5 offers cloud based protection for your computer

It seems as though every type of software imaginable now exists in the cloud, and this is even extending to security software. Panda Cloud Antivirus has just been updated to version 1.5, offering a number …

Hamster Free ZIP Archiver is a free, multi-format, lightning fast archiver for Windows
June 16, 2011 – 20:30 | Comments Off on Hamster Free ZIP Archiver is a free, multi-format, lightning fast archiver for Windows
Hamster Free ZIP Archiver is a free, multi-format, lightning fast archiver for Windows

File compression tools are funny things. For beginners, they can be confusing affairs with a bewildering number of file formats, many of which are only supported by specific programs. For more advanced users, finding a …

Launcher 7 brings the look and feel of Windows Phone 7 to Android devices
June 14, 2011 – 01:47 | Comments Off on Launcher 7 brings the look and feel of Windows Phone 7 to Android devices
Launcher 7 brings the look and feel of Windows Phone 7 to Android devices

Apple’s iOS devices may have something of a stranglehold on the mobile market, but for anyone that has tired of the iPhone and iPad’s dominance, the ever-increasing range of Android devices is something to be …

Pinta brings the power of Paint.NET to Linux, Mac and Windows
June 6, 2011 – 02:14 | Comments Off on Pinta brings the power of Paint.NET to Linux, Mac and Windows
Pinta brings the power of Paint.NET to Linux, Mac and Windows

For fans of digital photography, there is certainly no shortage of image editing tools to choose from, but the problem is that many of them are expensive. Free editing tools do exist, but it can …

LibreOffice 3.4.0 released, offers new features, bug fixes and performance improvements
June 3, 2011 – 10:16 | One Comment
LibreOffice 3.4.0 released, offers new features, bug fixes and performance improvements

The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 3.4.0, the second major update of the cross-platform, open-source office application since it was launched as a spin-off from OpenOffice back in September 2010.
LibreOffice 3.4.0 includes …

Thunderbird 5 Beta released – minor changes, major version number
June 3, 2011 – 07:29 | One Comment
Thunderbird 5 Beta released – minor changes, major version number

After a period of 18 months, Mozilla has released a beta version of a forthcoming major update to its email client. Thunderbird 5.0b1 will surprise many Thunderbird users because it appears that version 4 has …

Tiny Burner is a fast, no-frills disc burning tool for Windows
May 4, 2011 – 21:25 | Comments Off on Tiny Burner is a fast, no-frills disc burning tool for Windows
Tiny Burner is a fast, no-frills disc burning tool for Windows

When it comes to burning discs, the likes of Nero and Roxio have their place. However, while it is possible that you will occasionally need the features provided by such suites – if you are …

EASEUS Todo Backup Home updated: adds network support and image viewing
April 29, 2011 – 13:23 | Comments Off on EASEUS Todo Backup Home updated: adds network support and image viewing
EASEUS Todo Backup Home updated: adds network support and image viewing

The free backup utility EASEUS Todo Backup Home has been updated to version 2.5, seeing the addition of a number of important new features. What started life as a fairly simple disk imaging tool has …