Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies powering a website
May 5, 2015 – 10:10 | Comments Off on Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies powering a website
Wappalyzer uncovers the technologies powering a website

If you’re a web developer, interested in security, or just trying to troubleshoot a server problem, then it can sometimes be useful to see exactly what’s powering a website.
Wappalyzer is a free browser extension for …

Caddy is a hassle-free web server
April 29, 2015 – 10:08 | Comments Off on Caddy is a hassle-free web server
Caddy is a hassle-free web server

Running your own local web server can make it easier to develop and test websites, but there’s one small obstacle to install first: you’ll have to find, download and install one, and figure out how …

Track website availability and content with Site Monitoring
January 13, 2015 – 08:47 | Comments Off on Track website availability and content with Site Monitoring
Track website availability and content with Site Monitoring

Site Monitoring is a Java-based tool which provides various ways to monitor websites and their content.
Launch the program and it opens a page in your default browser. The interface is a little basic, but conveniently …

Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households
July 1, 2014 – 14:41 | Comments Off on Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households
Media Browser offers a great media streaming solution for shared households

In recent years there has been a lot of love shown for Plex, the slick and frankly brilliant media sharing solution that encompasses just about any platform. But it’s not the only media server in …

RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video
February 20, 2014 – 12:37 | Comments Off on RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video
RealCloud Player gives you the best of all worlds when it comes to playing video

When it comes to playing video on your PC or mobile, the choices are vast and sometimes confusing. Do you restrict yourself to access from one device, or do you manually transfer media between devices …

File sharing? Streaming media? Remote access? Blogging? Weezo does it all
May 29, 2013 – 13:07 | Comments Off on File sharing? Streaming media? Remote access? Blogging? Weezo does it all
File sharing? Streaming media? Remote access? Blogging? Weezo does it all

In theory, a free online storage account sounds like it should be a great way to share files with others. And this can be true, at least sometimes, but there are complications. Like having to …

Easily set up a web server on your own PC with Uniform Server
May 13, 2013 – 06:34 | Comments Off on Easily set up a web server on your own PC with Uniform Server
Easily set up a web server on your own PC with Uniform Server

If you’ve created a website and want to test it properly, then you could get some web space, upload all your files and see how everything looks. But that’s not always too convenient, especially if …

Share files across your network or the web with HFS
February 22, 2013 – 08:32 | Comments Off on Share files across your network or the web with HFS
Share files across your network or the web with HFS

When you need to share files with others, setting up a web server probably won’t be the first idea that comes to mind. It just seems like too bulky a solution, too complex, and so …

A+ Proxy Finder: locate HTTP, HTTPS and SOCKS proxies and rate them for anonymity
August 31, 2012 – 08:24 | Comments Off on A+ Proxy Finder: locate HTTP, HTTPS and SOCKS proxies and rate them for anonymity
A+ Proxy Finder: locate HTTP, HTTPS and SOCKS proxies and rate them for anonymity

If you’d like to find a good proxy server to keep you anonymous online then there are plenty of online sources which claim they can help. These lists aren’t always reliable, though – some recommended …

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 …

Plex Media Server 0.9.6.1 adds DLNA support, faster streaming to iOS over 3G
May 8, 2012 – 13:17 | Comments Off on Plex Media Server 0.9.6.1 adds DLNA support, faster streaming to iOS over 3G
Plex Media Server 0.9.6.1 adds DLNA support, faster streaming to iOS over 3G

If you’re looking for a gorgeous, easy to use solution to the problem of sharing and streaming media from your PC or Mac, then Plex will appeal. And with the release of Plex Server 0.9.6.1, …