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 …

New beta version of CCleaner for Mac is limited but shows signs of promise
June 2, 2011 – 20:35 | Comments Off on New beta version of CCleaner for Mac is limited but shows signs of promise
New beta version of CCleaner for Mac is limited but shows signs of promise

Piriform Ltd has released a Mac version of its popular CCleaner system cleanup software. Previously only available for Windows, CCleaner for Mac is currently in beta, and therefore far from complete, but at this early …

Sparrow 1.2 flies on to the Mac complete with unified inbox, redesigned interface and more
May 26, 2011 – 12:17 | Comments Off on Sparrow 1.2 flies on to the Mac complete with unified inbox, redesigned interface and more
Sparrow 1.2 flies on to the Mac complete with unified inbox, redesigned interface and more

Sparrow, the minimalist email client for Mac, has been updated to version 1.2. The latest release sees a number of improvements and additions, including the much requested unified inbox – this works in much the …

avast! brings gratis AV protection to OS X with avast! Free Antivirus for Mac beta
May 25, 2011 – 21:48 | Comments Off on avast! brings gratis AV protection to OS X with avast! Free Antivirus for Mac beta
avast! brings gratis AV protection to OS X with avast! Free Antivirus for Mac beta

Mac owners have long been notoriously smug about the lack of viruses for their chosen operating system, but it is far from true to say that viruses do not exist for OS X. In reality, …

Updated Apple Store app boasts enhanced in-store features and customization options
May 23, 2011 – 18:01 | Comments Off on Updated Apple Store app boasts enhanced in-store features and customization options
Updated Apple Store app boasts enhanced in-store features and customization options

Heading to an Apple store is an experience like no other, but for those times when you are just not able to make it to a physical store, there is an iOS app to tide …

Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver
May 19, 2011 – 00:41 | Comments Off on Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver
Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver

Apple’s AirPlay feature makes it easy to share and stream your iTunes library to iOS devices – but it lacks the option to stream media in the opposite direction. Shairport4w is a free application that …

Artboard for Mac brings vector graphics to the masses
May 5, 2011 – 01:44 | Comments Off on Artboard for Mac brings vector graphics to the masses
Artboard for Mac brings vector graphics to the masses

Standard images editing tools are not hard to come by – in fact Mac users are almost spoiled for choice in this field – but when it comes to vector graphics packages, the choices are …

Fresh Feed alerts you of new stories in your favorite RSS feeds
May 3, 2011 – 18:16 | Comments Off on Fresh Feed alerts you of new stories in your favorite RSS feeds
Fresh Feed alerts you of new stories in your favorite RSS feeds

RSS feeds can be used to keep abreast of news headlines and the latest blog posts, and most RSS fans will have a huge number of subscriptions. Whether you have opted to use a dedicate …

Rubbernet provides detailed information about how your network is being used
April 27, 2011 – 14:19 | Comments Off on Rubbernet provides detailed information about how your network is being used
Rubbernet provides detailed information about how your network is being used

A huge percentage of home computer users have a small network set up, and the same is certainly true for many small businesses. Setting up a network means that it is possible to share files …

VirtualBox 4.0.6 released with a raft of bug fixes
April 21, 2011 – 13:07 | Comments Off on VirtualBox 4.0.6 released with a raft of bug fixes
VirtualBox 4.0.6 released with a raft of bug fixes

Virtualisation has become so popular that it is even available as an integrated option in Windows 7. Most people prefer to turn to a dedicated virtualisation tool, however, and VirtualBox has proved to be one …

Printopia 2 for Mac adds support for unlimited virtual printers and password protection
April 18, 2011 – 11:16 | Comments Off on Printopia 2 for Mac adds support for unlimited virtual printers and password protection
Printopia 2 for Mac adds support for unlimited virtual printers and password protection

Printopia for Mac offers an easy way for iPad, iPod and iPhone owners to print documents from their iOS devices using a printer connected to their Mac. Version 2 of the app has just been …