Downloads Week in Review: Chrome 11 FINAL, CCleaner 3.06, Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional
April 29, 2011 – 13:29 | Comments Off on Downloads Week in Review: Chrome 11 FINAL, CCleaner 3.06, Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional
Downloads Week in Review: Chrome 11 FINAL, CCleaner 3.06, Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional

After a quiet start to the week, today saw a rush of new releases and updates to popular software. This week Google Chrome 11 FINAL was introduced to the stable channel. The primary new feature …

Chrome 11 Stable released, introduces text-to-speech support
April 28, 2011 – 05:46 | Comments Off on Chrome 11 Stable released, introduces text-to-speech support
Chrome 11 Stable released, introduces text-to-speech support

Google has updated its popular web browser Chrome to version 11. The latest stable release, which sports a new “flattened” version of the program icon, has one major headline feature: support for text-to-speech in supported …

Chrome 11 beta adds HTML5-based speech input support
March 23, 2011 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Chrome 11 beta adds HTML5-based speech input support
Chrome 11 beta adds HTML5-based speech input support

It’s barely been two weeks since Chrome 10 appeared, but of course there’s no time to rest in the browser world, and sure enough, Google released Chrome 11 to the beta channel today.
Top of the …

CalendarBar provides menu bar access to your calendars
March 21, 2011 – 09:35 | Comments Off on CalendarBar provides menu bar access to your calendars
CalendarBar provides menu bar access to your calendars

The simplest of tools are often the best, and this is something demonstrated perfectly by CalendarBar for OS X. This tiny utility adds an icon to the menu bar of OS X which provides access …

Google renames and revamps its iOS app
March 17, 2011 – 09:22 | Comments Off on Google renames and revamps its iOS app
Google renames and revamps its iOS app

Google’s iOS app has undergone a makeover and rebadging. Previously known as Google Mobile App, Google Search still provides easy access to all of Google’s online tools – such as Google Docs and Gmail – …

Google scraps Google Gears
March 16, 2011 – 10:17 | Comments Off on Google scraps Google Gears
Google scraps Google Gears

Google has announced the end of development for its Google Gears browser plug-in. Supported is ended immediately for Firefox and Internet Explorer, which means the plug-in won’t be compatible with the new Firefox 4 and …

Stable version of Google Chrome 10 released
March 8, 2011 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Stable version of Google Chrome 10 released
Stable version of Google Chrome 10 released

After a seemingly unending number of beta releases, the final version of Google Chrome 10 has been unleashed. Speed is the key selling point of the latest version of the browser – there is a …

Backup your Google account with BackupGoo
March 3, 2011 – 09:39 | Comments Off on Backup your Google account with BackupGoo
Backup your Google account with BackupGoo

Few people give a second thought to files and data stored in the cloud, but just like local data, it is important to backup online information. The recent problems suffered by Google highlights the importance …

Block unwanted search results with Personal Blocklist for Chrome
February 28, 2011 – 08:09 | Comments Off on Block unwanted search results with Personal Blocklist for Chrome
Block unwanted search results with Personal Blocklist for Chrome

As the web continues to increase in size, it becomes increasingly difficult to find the information you are looking. Genuinely useful web sites can all too easily become hidden in a sea of link harvesting …

Free Sparrow Lite released for OS X
February 27, 2011 – 18:36 | Comments Off on Free Sparrow Lite released for OS X
Free Sparrow Lite released for OS X

The Mac email client Sparrow caused something of a flutter of excitement when it was released recently, and a new, free version of the app has just been made available.  Sparrow Lite has been designed …

Chrome 10 beta delivers on performance and usability
February 18, 2011 – 08:57 | Comments Off on Chrome 10 beta delivers on performance and usability
Chrome 10 beta delivers on performance and usability

Google has released the latest beta of Chrome, version 10, and it looks like the move to double figures is being celebrated with some very interesting new features.
A Google Chrome Blog post lead with the …