QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
May 24, 2017 – 02:30 | Comments Off on QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer
QuickLook is a speedy, simple file previewer

QuickLook is an open-source Windows version of the OS X “Quick Look” file preview feature.
There’s no installation required. Run QuickLook, select a file in Explorer, hit the space bar and a window appears with a …

Add image previews to Explorer right-click menus with FastPreview
August 30, 2013 – 11:00 | Comments Off on Add image previews to Explorer right-click menus with FastPreview
Add image previews to Explorer right-click menus with FastPreview

The Windows Explorer Preview pane can be a convenient way to display the currently selected image without launching a separate viewer. This also consumes a large chunk of screen space, though, which is why many …

Media Preview helps Explorer display useful thumbnails for all your videos
November 2, 2012 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Media Preview helps Explorer display useful thumbnails for all your videos
Media Preview helps Explorer display useful thumbnails for all your videos

Windows Explorer’s ability to display a thumbnail for a file can be a very useful way to see what it contains. But this often fails to work properly with videos, where typically you’ll be left …

Get a glimpse into Firefox’s future as Mozilla patches security hole in Firefox 16 FINAL
October 11, 2012 – 18:22 | Comments Off on Get a glimpse into Firefox’s future as Mozilla patches security hole in Firefox 16 FINAL
Get a glimpse into Firefox’s future as Mozilla patches security hole in Firefox 16 FINAL

Hot on the heels of Mozilla pulling the latest stable release from its download servers after discovering a security vulnerability, Firefox 16.0.1 FINAL has now been released. Those who had already upgraded to version 16 …

Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features
September 26, 2012 – 08:39 | Comments Off on Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features
Dropbox 1.5.34 experimental build previews upcoming features

The desktop client for the ever-popular cloud storage service Dropbox has been updated with a new experimental build. There are a number of new features to explore in this latest release, but the most obvious is …

Glimpse into the future with Firefox Beta 16, Firefox Aurora 17 and Firefox Nightly 18
August 29, 2012 – 09:39 | One Comment
Glimpse into the future with Firefox Beta 16, Firefox Aurora 17 and Firefox Nightly 18

The recent release of Firefox 15 FINAL means the whole developmental cycle has moved on again with Mozilla’s web browser, and as expected versions 16 (Beta), 17 (Aurora) and 18 (Nightly/UX) have made their first …

Software roundup – 36 of the most exciting software downloads from the past week
July 21, 2012 – 06:58 | Comments Off on Software roundup – 36 of the most exciting software downloads from the past week
Software roundup – 36 of the most exciting software downloads from the past week

This has been another action-packed week for software releases, but it is one that has be dominated by one name – Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview. The latest version of Microsoft’s office suite has received …

Firefox plots its future progress with releases of Firefox Beta 15, Aurora 16 and Nightly/UX 17
July 20, 2012 – 07:10 | One Comment
Firefox plots its future progress with releases of Firefox Beta 15, Aurora 16 and Nightly/UX 17

The recent release of Firefox 14 FINAL means the whole developmental cycle has moved on again, and as expected versions 15 (Beta), 16 (Aurora) and 17 (Nightly/UX) of Mozilla’s web browser have made their first …

Firefox pre-release builds updated with new features on the horizon
June 7, 2012 – 06:03 | Comments Off on Firefox pre-release builds updated with new features on the horizon
Firefox pre-release builds updated with new features on the horizon

Following on from the release of Firefox 13 FINAL, Mozilla has updated its developmental branches to versions 14 (Beta), 15 (Aurora) and 16 (Nightly/UX) respectively. After the relatively exciting new features in version 13, what’s …

Software roundup: 23 downloads to get June off to a great start
June 2, 2012 – 06:27 | Comments Off on Software roundup: 23 downloads to get June off to a great start
Software roundup: 23 downloads to get June off to a great start

By far the biggest releases of the past week comes from Microsoft. The up-coming Windows 8 is now really not too far away and you can check to see whether your computer is going to …

A change is gonna come: see what’s stewing in the Firefox cook pot as pre-release channels are updated
April 26, 2012 – 08:15 | Comments Off on A change is gonna come: see what’s stewing in the Firefox cook pot as pre-release channels are updated
A change is gonna come: see what’s stewing in the Firefox cook pot as pre-release channels are updated

Following on from the release of Firefox 12 FINAL, Mozilla has updated its developmental branches to versions 13 (Beta), 14 (Aurora) and 15 (Nightly/UX) respectively. Those looking for major changes in version 12 will have …