Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker
January 11, 2013 – 08:25 | Comments Off on Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker
Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker

It’s a week since we covered Switchblade, an interesting portable troubleshooting toolkit which was a little flawed by its selection of programs. While there were some excellent choices, the package was distinctly short on system …

Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit
January 4, 2013 – 08:44 | Comments Off on Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit
Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit

If you regularly find yourself helping to fix other people’s PC problems then you’ve probably already thought about creating a portable troubleshooting toolkit. And this needn’t take very long. Just copy something like the Sysinternals …

Attack malware where it hurts with the portable Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0
October 22, 2012 – 11:48 | Comments Off on Attack malware where it hurts with the portable Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0
Attack malware where it hurts with the portable Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0

Emsisoft has updated its freeware portable anti-malware scan-and-remove tool, Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0. The new build, which is designed to be run directly from USB stick, has been updated to include two of the latest …

PortableApps.com Platform 11 adds keyboard navigation and enhanced app store
October 1, 2012 – 08:20 | Comments Off on PortableApps.com Platform 11 adds keyboard navigation and enhanced app store
PortableApps.com Platform 11 adds keyboard navigation and enhanced app store

Rare Ideas LLC has released PortableApps.com Platform 11.01, a major new release of its portable application management software. PortableApps.com Platform provides a centralised interface for accessing and managing portable applications installed on a USB drive …

Roundup – 22 updates and new downloads to kick off August
August 4, 2012 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Roundup – 22 updates and new downloads to kick off August
Roundup – 22 updates and new downloads to kick off August

The end of July and the beginning of August have seen the release of a number of important apps and updates. If you’ve found it hard to keep to speed with what has been going …

EssentialPIM 5.0 organizes your life, syncs with iOS and Android
July 9, 2012 – 17:21 | Comments Off on EssentialPIM 5.0 organizes your life, syncs with iOS and Android
EssentialPIM 5.0 organizes your life, syncs with iOS and Android

Everyone needs to keep their life organized and any tool that can help with this is to be welcomed. One such piece of software is EssentialPIM which has just been updated to version 5.0 and …

USB Safeguard adds password protection and encryption to your USB drive
July 4, 2012 – 14:38 | Comments Off on USB Safeguard adds password protection and encryption to your USB drive
USB Safeguard adds password protection and encryption to your USB drive

Data security is of the utmost importance, but it is usually the files stored on our hard drives or transmitted over the internet that we are primarily concerned with. It’s likely that you have at …

Serva: a compact, portable and free web server
June 28, 2012 – 06:46 | 3 Comments
Serva: a compact, portable and free web server

Equipping your network with a web server can provide some useful extra ways to share files and information. Of course if you’ve tried to set one up before then you’ll know the process isn’t always …

Software roundup – 27 downloads from the last seven days
June 9, 2012 – 14:18 | Comments Off on Software roundup – 27 downloads from the last seven days
Software roundup – 27 downloads from the last seven days

As we move through June, there are more and more software titles being released. The past week has been pretty busy, particularly on the web browser front, but there have also been a number of …

Software Roundup – 27 downloads you might have missed this week
May 26, 2012 – 06:42 | Comments Off on Software Roundup – 27 downloads you might have missed this week
Software Roundup – 27 downloads you might have missed this week

May is coming to a close, and as June beckons there are still countless software releases to keep track of. If you’ve had trouble keeping up with everything, this handy roundup is here to bring …

PNotes 9 brings spellchecking, alarm and text-to-speed improvements
May 21, 2012 – 16:14 | Comments Off on PNotes 9 brings spellchecking, alarm and text-to-speed improvements
PNotes 9 brings spellchecking, alarm and text-to-speed improvements

Sticky notes apps are nowhere near as prevalent as they used to be, but that’s not to say that they aren’t still incredibly useful. There are fully featured PIMs such as Outlook that have somewhat …