Explorer Toolbar Editor enables you to edit Windows 7’s toolbar for different folder views
August 22, 2011 – 07:54 | Comments Off on Explorer Toolbar Editor enables you to edit Windows 7’s toolbar for different folder views
Explorer Toolbar Editor enables you to edit Windows 7’s toolbar for different folder views

As you browse the contents of your hard drive in Windows Explorer, you will no doubt have noticed that depending on the type of folder you have selected, different buttons are displayed in the toolbar. …

Chrome 14 Beta adds Native Client support, embraces OS X Lion
August 12, 2011 – 12:54 | Comments Off on Chrome 14 Beta adds Native Client support, embraces OS X Lion
Chrome 14 Beta adds Native Client support, embraces OS X Lion

Google has released Google Chrome 14 Beta, a pre-release version of its open-source, cross-platform web browser. Version 14 will be of interest to developers and end users alike, with a number of new features as …

Power up your app titlebar menus with WindowMenuPlus
August 1, 2011 – 11:29 | Comments Off on Power up your app titlebar menus with WindowMenuPlus
Power up your app titlebar menus with WindowMenuPlus

Sometimes Windows can be really frustrating, with lots of useful tweaks and tools buried away beneath layers of dialog boxes and hard-to-reach system tools. WindowMenuPlus 1.1 aims to place some really useful tweaks for your …

Turbo-charge your batch files with WinAPIExec
July 13, 2011 – 12:06 | Comments Off on Turbo-charge your batch files with WinAPIExec
Turbo-charge your batch files with WinAPIExec

If you’re always struggling to make scripts and batch files do what you need, then you could try extending Windows’ own capabilities with a few command line tools. There are plenty of freebies around to …

Opera’s project Featherweight brings a new look to the browser interface
June 22, 2011 – 13:49 | One Comment
Opera’s project Featherweight brings a new look to the browser interface

The pace of browser development is quickening, with Firefox now being on a quarterly schedule. Software companies are now also much willing to release beta projects on an eager public and we have become used …

Webian Shell is a cross-platform full-screen browser that gives prominence to web apps
June 19, 2011 – 12:50 | Comments Off on Webian Shell is a cross-platform full-screen browser that gives prominence to web apps
Webian Shell is a cross-platform full-screen browser that gives prominence to web apps

The much prophesised life in the cloud is now all but upon us. Software in its traditional form is still popular, but it is losing ground to web-based apps. Sites such as Google Docs and …

Launcher 7 brings the look and feel of Windows Phone 7 to Android devices
June 14, 2011 – 01:47 | Comments Off on Launcher 7 brings the look and feel of Windows Phone 7 to Android devices
Launcher 7 brings the look and feel of Windows Phone 7 to Android devices

Apple’s iOS devices may have something of a stranglehold on the mobile market, but for anyone that has tired of the iPhone and iPad’s dominance, the ever-increasing range of Android devices is something to be …

Control window size and positioning in Snow Leopard with Moom
June 12, 2011 – 19:34 | Comments Off on Control window size and positioning in Snow Leopard with Moom
Control window size and positioning in Snow Leopard with Moom

Multitasking makes it easier and faster than ever to get things done, but if you have a large number of program running or have a number of Finder windows that you need to work with, …

Pinta brings the power of Paint.NET to Linux, Mac and Windows
June 6, 2011 – 02:14 | Comments Off on Pinta brings the power of Paint.NET to Linux, Mac and Windows
Pinta brings the power of Paint.NET to Linux, Mac and Windows

For fans of digital photography, there is certainly no shortage of image editing tools to choose from, but the problem is that many of them are expensive. Free editing tools do exist, but it can …

Updated Soluto beta finds fixes for your software crashes in the cloud
May 25, 2011 – 20:53 | Comments Off on Updated Soluto beta finds fixes for your software crashes in the cloud
Updated Soluto beta finds fixes for your software crashes in the cloud

We recently took a look at Soluto, the self-proclaimed ‘anti-frustration software’. The application started off by helping to improve Windows’ startup times by analyzing the programs and services that were configured to run automatically and …

View the date, time and weather on your desktop with the stylish Metro Home widget
May 22, 2011 – 22:09 | Comments Off on View the date, time and weather on your desktop with the stylish Metro Home widget
View the date, time and weather on your desktop with the stylish Metro Home widget

While it’s easy enough to check the time on your computer by looking at the clock in the system tray, and the weather by visiting any of a number of web sites, you may still …