Adobe bids for gaming market with Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2
March 28, 2012 – 08:23 | Comments Off on Adobe bids for gaming market with Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2
Adobe bids for gaming market with Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2

Adobe has released Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2, major updates to its browser plug-in and runtime environments. Flash Player, which is built into Chrome and available as a separate download for Internet Explorer, was until …

Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate
March 21, 2012 – 09:25 | Comments Off on Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate
Streaming video app Miro 5 now available as a release candidate

There are countless web sites that provide streaming content, either in an episodic or less structure form. Add to this the media files you already have stored on your hard drive and you have a …

For 24 hours only: get Cyberlink PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 for just $29.95 (that’s 70% off!)
March 21, 2012 – 08:28 | Comments Off on For 24 hours only: get Cyberlink PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 for just $29.95 (that’s 70% off!)
For 24 hours only: get Cyberlink PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 for just $29.95 (that’s 70% off!)

If you’re looking for a video-editing suite that combines a powerful feature set with user-friendly features while taking full advantage of your computer’s hardware to deliver blistering performance, then Cyberlink PowerDirector 9 Ultra64 fits the …

VLC 2.0.1 FINAL tweaks interface, improves support and blitzes bugs
March 19, 2012 – 10:51 | 2 Comments
VLC 2.0.1 FINAL tweaks interface, improves support and blitzes bugs

One month after open-source media player VLC reached its landmark 2.0 release, the VideoLAN Organization has released VLC 2.0.1 FINAL. The brand new update of this popular cross-platform media player divided opinion – particularly among …

19 top applications and downloads from the past 7 days
March 9, 2012 – 14:55 | Comments Off on 19 top applications and downloads from the past 7 days
19 top applications and downloads from the past 7 days

The second week of March has been dominated by news from Apple but, not to be outdone, Microsoft has released a couple of interesting tools that are well worth a look. Microsoft Research Cliplets 1.0.1 …

Microsoft Research Cliplets offers a new way to capture and present precious moments
March 9, 2012 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Microsoft Research Cliplets offers a new way to capture and present precious moments
Microsoft Research Cliplets offers a new way to capture and present precious moments

When you’re looking to capture a moment in time then your first instinct might be to take a still photo. Getting this right is a challenge, though – it takes skill and great timing to …

Review: Snagit 11
March 5, 2012 – 18:50 | Comments Off on Review: Snagit 11
Review: Snagit 11

When you need to capture what is on your screen, the chances are you reach for the Print Screen key on your keyboard to copy a shot of the desktop to the clipboard. This image …

21 software releases and updates you may have missed this week
March 2, 2012 – 15:16 | Comments Off on 21 software releases and updates you may have missed this week
21 software releases and updates you may have missed this week

It has been another very busy week in the world of software releases and we’ve collection together 21 of the biggest titles that you may have missed – there’s something for everyone here, no matter …

TechSmith adds video recording to its screen capture tool with the Snagit 11 release
February 28, 2012 – 14:23 | Comments Off on TechSmith adds video recording to its screen capture tool with the Snagit 11 release
TechSmith adds video recording to its screen capture tool with the Snagit 11 release

Screen capture can be as simple as hitting the Print Screen key on your keyboard, but if you’re slightly more demanding you’re going to have to look elsewhere for a more advanced tool than those …

VLC Media Player 2.0 released, showcases radical new interface
February 18, 2012 – 19:32 | 2 Comments
VLC Media Player 2.0 released, showcases radical new interface

The non-profit VideoLAN Organization has announced the release of VLC 2.0 FINAL. VLC is a popular cross-platform, open-source video player capable of handling most media formats, and version 2.0 represents the first landmark update since …

23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week
February 17, 2012 – 14:03 | Comments Off on 23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week
23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week

There has been a great deal of activity in the security software department this week, starting with the release of Avast! 7 Free (beta2), a preview of what to expect from the upcoming antivirus tool. …