W8 Sidebar is a system monitor, task scheduler, Registry cleaner…
June 23, 2014 – 12:51 | Comments Off on W8 Sidebar is a system monitor, task scheduler, Registry cleaner…
W8 Sidebar is a system monitor, task scheduler, Registry cleaner…

W8 Sidebar is a handy Windows 7/8 gadget which crams the maximum desktop-friendly power into its compact portable frame.
A simple system monitor displays your CPU and RAM usage, free drive space, upload and download speeds …

Troubleshoot TCP/IP issues with “Why Can’t I Connect?”
June 15, 2014 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Troubleshoot TCP/IP issues with “Why Can’t I Connect?”
Troubleshoot TCP/IP issues with “Why Can’t I Connect?”

Why Can’t I Connect? is an open source tool which can help to identify and solve TCP/IP connection errors.
Typically you’ll use the program to try and connect to one of many common server types (Microsoft …

Easy file transfer app Dukto now available for Android
May 23, 2014 – 07:46 | Comments Off on Easy file transfer app Dukto now available for Android
Easy file transfer app Dukto now available for Android

Emanuele Colombo has announced an official Android release of his file transfer tool Dukto, which is also available for Windows, OS X, Linux, Symbian and more (there’s even a commercial iOS version).
Colombo suggests that there …

Analyse your network from your Android or iOS device with Fing
April 23, 2014 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Analyse your network from your Android or iOS device with Fing
Analyse your network from your Android or iOS device with Fing

Once upon a time, you knew exactly what was connected to your home network: your desktop, a laptop maybe and perhaps even your mobile phone. These days, keeping track of networked devices – from printers …

NirSoft releases Wifi Collector – for Android?
April 22, 2014 – 06:03 | Comments Off on NirSoft releases Wifi Collector – for Android?
NirSoft releases Wifi Collector – for Android?

NirSoft has announced the release of Wifi Collector, its first Android app.
Yes: Android. NirSoft’s Nir Sofer may be best known as a prolific developer of Windows utilities, but he’s now decided to branch out into …

Automatically discover and diagram your network with Netpict
April 10, 2014 – 06:23 | Comments Off on Automatically discover and diagram your network with Netpict
Automatically discover and diagram your network with Netpict

Netpict is a simple free program for creating basic network diagrams using popular Cisco icons.
If you’ve ever used any other diagram tool, Netpict will seem very familiar. A panel on the left has various icons …

Discover and manage network devices with Advanced IP Scanner
April 1, 2014 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Discover and manage network devices with Advanced IP Scanner
Discover and manage network devices with Advanced IP Scanner

As you’ll guess from its name, Advanced IP Scanner is a network scanner for Windows, which checks your network for connected devices and tells you more about them.
That doesn’t sound particularly interesting, especially as there …

Twitter updates iOS and Android apps with new design, support for photo DMs
December 11, 2013 – 07:46 | Comments Off on Twitter updates iOS and Android apps with new design, support for photo DMs
Twitter updates iOS and Android apps with new design, support for photo DMs

Twitter has released two major updates to its mobile app roster: Twitter 6.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and Twitter 5.0 for Android users.
Both apps sport a new design, and support photos in Direct …

Explore, troubleshoot and manage your network with Axence NetTools 5
October 9, 2013 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Explore, troubleshoot and manage your network with Axence NetTools 5
Explore, troubleshoot and manage your network with Axence NetTools 5

If you run into problems with your PC network then Windows provides a surprising number of tools to help. You’ll have to find them first, of course, and then master their various command line switches. …

NirSoft’s new NetworkConnectLog tracks everything that connects to your network
September 25, 2013 – 11:54 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s new NetworkConnectLog tracks everything that connects to your network
NirSoft’s new NetworkConnectLog tracks everything that connects to your network

The ever-productive Nir Sofer has announced another NirSoft freebie, NetworkConnectLog, which monitors your network and logs each device as it connects and disconnects.
The end results can be informative if you’re curious about network usage, or …

Connectify Lite 6.0 sports new look, adds random password generator
August 7, 2013 – 08:45 | Comments Off on Connectify Lite 6.0 sports new look, adds random password generator
Connectify Lite 6.0 sports new look, adds random password generator

Virtual router Connectify Lite 6.0 has been released, boasting a redesigned look, more flexible user interface and new menu bar alongside a random password generator.
Connectify makes it possible for users to turn their computer’s network …