Skype 5.0 released with Facebook integration and group video
October 14, 2010 – 20:03 | Comments Off on Skype 5.0 released with Facebook integration and group video
Skype 5.0 released with Facebook integration and group video

After several beta versions over the past few months, the ever-popular VoIP chat client Skype has been officially updated to version 5. As in previous Skype updates there are a number of performance enhancements and …

Opera 10.63 released
October 13, 2010 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Opera 10.63 released
Opera 10.63 released

The increasingly popular web browser Opera has been updated to version 10.63. while in terms of version numbering this could be seen as a minor update, the latest version of the browser includes a number …

Microsoft releases Windows Live Mesh for Mac
October 6, 2010 – 12:13 | Comments Off on Microsoft releases Windows Live Mesh for Mac
Microsoft releases Windows Live Mesh for Mac

Microsoft’s Windows Live Mesh Service has been designed to make it easy to synchronise files between the two or more computer that many of us find ourselves working with these days. Windows Live Mesh for …

Silence your Mac's startup sound with Psst
July 27, 2010 – 16:19 | Comments Off on Silence your Mac's startup sound with Psst
Silence your Mac's startup sound with Psst

Mac owners are generally the happiest computer owners to be found, but if there is one irritation with OS X that riles more than anything else, it is the startup sound. Psst is a free …

Synchronise notes online with JustNotes
July 26, 2010 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Synchronise notes online with JustNotes
Synchronise notes online with JustNotes

There are a number of ways in which you can store notes on your Mac, but to keep things as simple as possible, it makes sense to use a dedicated note taking tool. Once such …

Read Kindle ebooks on your Mac or PC
June 4, 2010 – 11:28 | Comments Off on Read Kindle ebooks on your Mac or PC
Read Kindle ebooks on your Mac or PC

eBooks have been available in various forms for a number of years now, with PDFs being the most obvious example of electronic publishing. But more recently, dedicated ebook readers have meant that there has been …

Synchronise data between your Macs with fruux
May 28, 2010 – 11:40 | Comments Off on Synchronise data between your Macs with fruux
Synchronise data between your Macs with fruux

If you have more than one Mac, it is likely that you will want to be able to access the same information on each of them. Having two separate address books, calendars and set of …

Paragon give away 50,000 free "HFS for Windows 7.5" licences
April 20, 2010 – 19:15 | Comments Off on Paragon give away 50,000 free "HFS for Windows 7.5" licences
Paragon give away 50,000 free "HFS for Windows 7.5" licences

Buy an Intel-based Mac and it’s easy to have Mac OS X and Windows 7 booting on the same computer. Sharing drives between Macs and PCs is still a problem, though, as Mac OS X …

Read and write to an NTFS partition from your Mac using Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X 8
April 14, 2010 – 20:33 | Comments Off on Read and write to an NTFS partition from your Mac using Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X 8
Read and write to an NTFS partition from your Mac using Paragon NTFS for Mac OS X 8

One of the problems associated with working with both Macs and PCs is the different disk formats that are used. Windows computer make use of the NT file system (NTFS) and this cannot be read …

Share your mouse and keyboard between your PC and Mac, using Synergy
March 22, 2010 – 15:11 | Comments Off on Share your mouse and keyboard between your PC and Mac, using Synergy
Share your mouse and keyboard between your PC and Mac, using Synergy

It is now increasingly common for people to own both PCs and Macs, and in many types of work it is necessary to work with both types of machine at the same time. Ordinarily this …