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 …

Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver
May 19, 2011 – 00:41 | Comments Off on Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver
Shairport4w enables your Windows computer to be used as an AirPlay receiver

Apple’s AirPlay feature makes it easy to share and stream your iTunes library to iOS devices – but it lacks the option to stream media in the opposite direction. Shairport4w is a free application that …

Windows 7 Boot Updater makes it easy to customize your boot animation and text
May 16, 2011 – 11:54 | Comments Off on Windows 7 Boot Updater makes it easy to customize your boot animation and text
Windows 7 Boot Updater makes it easy to customize your boot animation and text

Customizing the Windows boot screen is something that Microsoft has never made easy. The fact that the images involved are hardcoded into system files is enough to put off all but the most seasoned of …

Project Chrysalis beta brings personal content channels and more to BitTorrent 8
May 13, 2011 – 14:30 | Comments Off on Project Chrysalis beta brings personal content channels and more to BitTorrent 8
Project Chrysalis beta brings personal content channels and more to BitTorrent 8

The latest beta version of the official BitTorrent client has been released. Project Chrysalis brings personal content channel to the client which can be used to share files with friends and family, simplifying the process …

Tiny Burner is a fast, no-frills disc burning tool for Windows
May 4, 2011 – 21:25 | Comments Off on Tiny Burner is a fast, no-frills disc burning tool for Windows
Tiny Burner is a fast, no-frills disc burning tool for Windows

When it comes to burning discs, the likes of Nero and Roxio have their place. However, while it is possible that you will occasionally need the features provided by such suites – if you are …

Gmail Notifier Pro keeps you updated about new emails, feeds and calendar events
May 3, 2011 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Gmail Notifier Pro keeps you updated about new emails, feeds and calendar events
Gmail Notifier Pro keeps you updated about new emails, feeds and calendar events

If you’re looking for a way to keep a track of your Google accounts, Gmail Notifier Pro may well be the tool you have been looking for. Although the name of the program may suggest …

Memonic is a no-nonsense web clip manager to rival Evernote
April 29, 2011 – 19:34 | 2 Comments
Memonic is a no-nonsense web clip manager to rival Evernote

Gathering information online used to mean saving folders full of images or copying and pasting text into a word processing documents, but then web clipping services such as Evernote made it easier than ever to …

EASEUS Todo Backup Home updated: adds network support and image viewing
April 29, 2011 – 13:23 | Comments Off on EASEUS Todo Backup Home updated: adds network support and image viewing
EASEUS Todo Backup Home updated: adds network support and image viewing

The free backup utility EASEUS Todo Backup Home has been updated to version 2.5, seeing the addition of a number of important new features. What started life as a fairly simple disk imaging tool has …

Save electricity, money and the environment by joining the Granola brigade
April 28, 2011 – 22:47 | Comments Off on Save electricity, money and the environment by joining the Granola brigade
Save electricity, money and the environment by joining the Granola brigade

Everyone likes the idea of saving money and if it can be coupled with doing something that might help to save the planet, so much the better. It is this philosophy that helps to explain …

VirtualBox 4.0.6 released with a raft of bug fixes
April 21, 2011 – 13:07 | Comments Off on VirtualBox 4.0.6 released with a raft of bug fixes
VirtualBox 4.0.6 released with a raft of bug fixes

Virtualisation has become so popular that it is even available as an integrated option in Windows 7. Most people prefer to turn to a dedicated virtualisation tool, however, and VirtualBox has proved to be one …