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22 Mar/12

Microsoft Worldwide Telescope, Explore The Universe

Microsoft Worldwide Telescope, Explore The Universe

Microsoft Worldwide Telescope is a free application that lets you explore the universe from your local computer. It offers more than a planetarium with its guided tours, free exploration options, communities, extensive search and telescope connection feature. You can launch the application right on the official website, provided that you have Microsoft Silverlight installed, or download a client for the Windows operating system instead. The desktop client has a size of about 70 Megabytes...

21 Mar/12

Kirara Encoder, Free Portable Video Encoder For Windows

Kirara Encoder, Free Portable Video Encoder For Windows

If you download a lot of videos from the Internet, you probably end up with them being in different video formats, unless you happen to download them all from one source. Even then, you may sometimes feel the need to change the video format, for instance to make it compatible with a smartphone or mobile device, or a standalone media player that is connected to your television.Kirara Encoder is a free portable multimedia encoder for the Windows operating system. It uses the ffmpeg library...

21 Mar/12

Portable File Syncing Software Synchroncity 6 Released

Portable File Syncing Software Synchroncity 6 Released

More than two years after my initial review of the file sync and backup software Synchronicity comes an update to Synchronicity 6. Has the software changed in those two years, and if it did, for the better or worse? Lets find out.The program is still offered as a portable version and installer, in a tiny 300 Kilobyte package. When you first launch the app after unpacking or installing, you are asked whether you’d like to enable automatic updates. The program then starts the profile...




21 Mar/12

Miro Media Player 5 Release Candidate Out, Final Version Soon

Miro Media Player 5 Release Candidate Out, Final Version Soon

The developers of Miro have released a first release candidate of the upcoming Miro 5 version. Miro at its core is a media player with Internet connectivity built right into the software. The software can play back media formats and supports the playing and downloading of media from the Internet.You can use it to manage your local video and audio library, go to video hosting sites like YouTube from within the program interface to watch and download videos from there,  subscribe to podcasts,...

21 Mar/12

How To Install The Windows 7 Mac OS X Lion Theme

How To Install The Windows 7 Mac OS X Lion Theme

Windows 7 users have a lot of personalization options right at their hands, without having to modify system files to do so. These basic themes make a handful of modifications to the system, they change the wallpaper, sounds or cursors for instance, but leave the rest of the interface alone. Full conversions and custom themes on the other hand require the manipulation of system files, which many users may shy away from.This guide explains how you can install a Mac OS X Lion theme for Windows...

21 Mar/12

How To Install The Windows 7 Mac OS X Lion Theme

How To Install The Windows 7 Mac OS X Lion Theme

Windows 7 users have a lot of personalization options right at their hands, without having to modify system files to do so. These basic themes make a handful of modifications to the system, they change the wallpaper, sounds or cursors for instance, but leave the rest of the interface alone. Full conversions and custom themes on the other hand require the manipulation of system files, which many users may shy away from.This guide explains how you can install a Mac OS X Lion theme for Windows...

21 Mar/12

Utilizzare software copiato non è un reato, basta essere liberi professionisti

Utilizzare software copiato non è un reato, basta essere liberi professionisti

La pirateria software è illegale; chi ha qualche capello bianco in testa l'ha imparato in corso d'opera, ma le nuove generazioni hanno appreso questa regola ancora prima di posare per la prima volta i loro polpastrelli sulla tastiera. Guerre filosofiche, partiti politici, battaglie campali delle software house, che spesso hanno finito con lo spendere in protezioni anti-copia più denaro di quanto avrebbero perso lasciando tutto com'era, iniziative quali WGA e OGA di Microsoft e chi più...

20 Mar/12

Read Free Kindle Ebooks with Kindle Reader Apps

Read Free Kindle Ebooks with Kindle Reader Apps

Amazon’s Kindle Reader is a big success for the online shopping giant. One of the reasons for the success is the cross-promotion that Amazon is running on the highly frequented shopping portal website. Kindle Reader or Fire owners can purchase books optimized for the reader on the Amazon website. As part of the promotion, free Kindle ebooks are offered on the site next to regular ebooks that need to be bought before they can be read.What many users do not know is that they can download...

20 Mar/12

System Ninja 2.3.2 Released With Blacklist Support

System Ninja 2.3.2 Released With Blacklist Support

System Ninja is a temporary file cleaner like CCleaner or Bleachbit. The program scans a system for junk files, temporary files and other unwanted files, to free up disk space. System Ninja is available as a portable version and installer, which both offer the same functionality.When you first start the program you are presented with three tabs at the top that lead to the program’s core functionality. The Junk Scanner scans select hard drives for temporary files. It does not offer...

20 Mar/12

Windows 8: da Ottobre su PC e tablet

Windows 8: da Ottobre su PC e tablet

All'epoca dell'uscita di scena di XP, avvenuta dopo oltre cinque anni, i vertici di Microsoft affermarono come, da quel momento in avanti, il ciclo di vita dei loro sistemi operativi sarebbero stati più corti e contenuti in 30-36 mesi. Fedele alla consegna che si era data, la casa di Redmond pensionò Vista dopo 34 mesi di poco onorato servizio ed adesso sta pianificando, da un lato l'uscita di scena di Seven e dall'altro l'ingresso del nuovo Windows 8.Continua a leggere Windows 8: da...

19 Mar/12

DownloadCrew UpdateScanner, Software Update Reporting Tool

DownloadCrew UpdateScanner, Software Update Reporting Tool

When I took a second look at the software updates monitor SUMO, I promised to look at other update reporting tools for the Windows operating system. DownloadCrew UpdateScanner was discovered by accident, while browsing the pages of the download portal.The program is tightly integrated into the website, and it is necessary to create an account at the site before the program can start to verify the update status of installed applications. The DownloadCrew UpdateScanner requires those log...

19 Mar/12

System Rescue CD, Windows Repair and Recovery Tool Collection

System Rescue CD, Windows Repair and Recovery Tool Collection

Windows users have several options at hand when their system does not boot anymore. They can try to boot into Safe Mode, use System Restore to recovery the system to a previous state, or use repair options on the Windows CD to repair the issue. When Windows 8 gets released, options get even better with the included reset and refresh options.Sometimes though you may need something more powerful, for instance if you need to correct partitioning errors or recover files from a failing hard...

19 Mar/12

VLC Media Player 2.0.1 Released, Feature and Security Update

VLC Media Player 2.0.1 Released, Feature and Security Update

If you have been on the official VLC website in the past 12 hours or so, you may have noticed that an update was posted for the popular VLC media player. The update brings the version of the player to 2.0.1, and while it is already available for download at the official project website, it has not yet been picked up by the player’s internal update checker. Update notifications are likely being rolled out gradually, which means that while VLC users may receive update notifications...

19 Mar/12

Cerberus FTP Server Software For Windows

Cerberus FTP Server Software For Windows

Back in the good old days of the Internet, ftp was one of the prime services to transfer large files on the Internet. It is still a viable option today, but things have shifted away from ftp, especially in the home user market where many alternatives are now available.Setting up a home ftp server can still be a useful thing to do, for instance if you like to share files with other members of the same local network, or if you want to make files available on the Internet from your own machine...

19 Mar/12

Cerberus FTP Server Software For Windows

Cerberus FTP Server Software For Windows

Back in the good old days of the Internet, ftp was one of the prime services to transfer large files on the Internet. It is still a viable option today, but things have shifted away from ftp, especially in the home user market where many alternatives are now available.Setting up a home ftp server can still be a useful thing to do, for instance if you like to share files with other members of the same local network, or if you want to make files available on the Internet from your own machine...

18 Mar/12

How To Integrate CCleaner’s Winapp2.ini File Into Bleachbit

How To Integrate CCleaner’s Winapp2.ini File Into Bleachbit

The winapp2.ini is the file Preferences then to open the settings window. Locate “download and update cleaners from community (winapp2.ini)” and check it.You then need to restart the program so that the new definitions are downloaded and added to the program’s cleaning options. Downloading might be the easiest option, but it is not the best if you have modified the winapp2.ini file manually on your system. If you have added your own definitions to it, you might want to...

18 Mar/12

What Is BitDefender QuickScan

What Is BitDefender QuickScan

With threats and attacks becoming more versatile by each year, come new security tools that protect users from these threats. In the past one or two years, many security companies have started to utilize the cloud for their purposes, for instance by keeping a large portion of a software’s database in the cloud for better and faster updating.BitDefender QuickScan is a free online service by BitDefender for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer web browsers....

17 Mar/12

Windows 8 Codec Pack Available

Windows 8 Codec Pack Available

When you cannot play a media file on your system, it is usually because a codec that is missing to play that file on the operating system. You have got a few options to resolve the situation. You can switch the media player to one that is shipping with its own set of codecs that it uses to play back those media files. An alternative would be to download and install the missing codecs individually, which may take some time depending on the unsupported formats that you want to play on your...

17 Mar/12

Taking Another Look At The Software Updates Monitor SUMO

Taking Another Look At The Software Updates Monitor SUMO

I reviewed the Software Updates Monitor (SUMO) application for Windows in 2008 for the first time, and included it in the “battle of the software updaters” before that as well. Yesterday, version 3.0.1.143 was released by the developer of the program, and I decided to use that opportunity to take another look at the program, to see what has changed, improved and if features that needed improvement have been improved by the author.I recommend you download the sponsor-free version...

16 Mar/12

ClipGrab Lets You Download Videos From The Internet

ClipGrab Lets You Download Videos From The Internet

When I’m working with the Firefox browser, I use the excellent Download Helper extension for all of my video downloading needs. It is unobtrusive on the page, and supports hundreds, if not thousands of different sites. The extension detects videos playing on a page automatically, and links to the download versions so that you can download the videos to your PC. The core limitation here is that you need to start the video for a second or so, before it is detected.That’s the main...