CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to iPad users completely free of charge
January 6, 2012 – 07:26 | Comments Off on CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to iPad users completely free of charge
CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to iPad users completely free of charge

There are a number of Office compatible office suites to choose from in the app store, so anything that wants to stand out from the crowd needs to offer something special. After a brief appearance …

Roundup: 25 interesting downloads from the past seven days
November 25, 2011 – 13:45 | Comments Off on Roundup: 25 interesting downloads from the past seven days
Roundup: 25 interesting downloads from the past seven days

For many people, the Start menu is one of the most visited aspects of Windows, but if you’re looking for an alternative program launcher, Winstep Nexus 11.10 is a great option. This free tool is …

Download and use Microsoft’s Office 2010 Starter for free
November 24, 2011 – 12:44 | 2 Comments
Download and use Microsoft’s Office 2010 Starter for free

If you’re looking for a free Office-compatible suite then there’s plenty of choice around, with tools like LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org offering a host of powerful features.
Another option is simply to install Microsoft’s Office 2010 Starter …

Had a busy week? Here are 32 essential downloads you might have missed
November 11, 2011 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Had a busy week? Here are 32 essential downloads you might have missed
Had a busy week? Here are 32 essential downloads you might have missed

The nights are drawing in, but the pace of software release shows no sign of slowing down. It has been another busy week in the app world with a number of important releases including Uniblue …

Review: Nitro Pro 7
November 4, 2011 – 12:58 | Comments Off on Review: Nitro Pro 7
Review: Nitro Pro 7

If you need to work with Adobe PDF files then you could cobble together a basic solution from free tools. A virtual printer driver here, a conversion tool there, a PDF viewer with simple annotation …

BetterExplorer kicks Windows Explorer into touch with a tabbed interface and ribbon toolbar
October 30, 2011 – 05:49 | One Comment
BetterExplorer kicks Windows Explorer into touch with a tabbed interface and ribbon toolbar

Explorer has been a part of Windows for many years and over time it has gradually changed and developed. The current versions is somewhat lacking in the toolbar buttons department, and this is something that …

FOCA Free 3.0 scans your website for document-based security leaks
October 28, 2011 – 10:58 | Comments Off on FOCA Free 3.0 scans your website for document-based security leaks
FOCA Free 3.0 scans your website for document-based security leaks

Document metadata can be a great help in organising files on your own PC. Add the appropriate keywords in a Comments tag, say, and it’ll be much easier to find the file later.
If you intend …

BluePoison 2 unlocks some the hidden features of Windows 8
October 22, 2011 – 10:53 | Comments Off on BluePoison 2 unlocks some the hidden features of Windows 8
BluePoison 2 unlocks some the hidden features of Windows 8

Windows users have always been keen on tweaking their operating system and this is even truer when a big interface change is made. The public release of the Windows 8 Developer Preview has meant that …

Get your software fix with 17 of the finest releases from the last seven days
October 14, 2011 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Get your software fix with 17 of the finest releases from the last seven days
Get your software fix with 17 of the finest releases from the last seven days

Attention may have been focus on the hardware releases coming from Apple this week, but there also been the usual wide selection of software releases to devour. The release of the iPhone 4S and iOS …

SoftMaker Office 2012 appears in beta form ahead of final release
October 12, 2011 – 12:47 | Comments Off on SoftMaker Office 2012 appears in beta form ahead of final release
SoftMaker Office 2012 appears in beta form ahead of final release

SoftMaker has released a public beta of its latest office suite, SoftMaker Office 2012. You can download and install the beta until the end of October after which a new beta will be released …

25 essential releases from the last 7 days that you may have missed
October 7, 2011 – 12:29 | Comments Off on 25 essential releases from the last 7 days that you may have missed
25 essential releases from the last 7 days that you may have missed

While much of the IT world has been focused on news about the iPhone 4S and iOS 5, there have been a huge number of other newsworthy releases in the past week. Related to portable …