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20 Ott/09

Best Software Update Tool: APT/Synaptic [Hive Five Followup]

Best Software Update Tool: APT/Synaptic [Hive Five Followup]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last week we asked you to share your favorite software update tools, then we rounded up the five favorites and you voted for the utility you liked best. Thousands of votes later, here are the results: The default package management and software update tools for many Linux distributions, APT/Synaptic won the title of most popular software update tool with 37% of the vote. Windows users chose FileHippo Update Checker as...

16 Ott/09

Best Software Update Tools? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Software Update Tools? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lots of applications alert you when an update is available—but what about those apps that don’t, or the ones you just don’t run all the time? This week we want to find the best software update tools available. For this week’s Hive Five, we want you to tell us all there is to know about the tool you use to make sure your system is up and running with the latest updates for all your important (and...

1 Set/09

Best Disk Defragmenter: Defraggler [Hive Five Followup]

Best Disk Defragmenter: Defraggler [Hive Five Followup]

Last week we asked you to share your favorite disk defragmenter, and after we rounded up the top contenders, you cast your votes to crown the most popular of the bunch. Now we’re back to share the results of the rather tight race. At the top of the heap is Defraggler, followed by a neck-and-neck—less than a percentage point difference—race for second and third place for Auslogics Disk Defrag and MyDefrag, respectively. For more information about the top five contenders,...




14 Ago/09

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Long gone are the days of huffing it around town with the housing section of the newspaper stuffed under your arm. These days you can check out your potential new pad from a thousand miles away, poolside view and all. Photo by Georgio. Searching for a new place to live can be a rather stressful endeavor. Thankfully there are some fantastic apartment search tools that sport a myriad of features, including things like virtual tours, price comparison engines, detailed information about amenities,...

14 Ago/09

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Apartment Search Tool? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Long gone are the days of huffing it around town with the housing section of the newspaper stuffed under your arm. These days you can check out your potential new pad from a thousand miles away, poolside view and all. Photo by Georgio. Searching for a new place to live can be a rather stressful endeavor. Thankfully there are some fantastic apartment search tools that sport a myriad of features, including things like virtual tours, price comparison engines, detailed information about amenities,...

24 Lug/09

Best Instant Messenger? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Instant Messenger? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Instant messaging is a staple of the modern communication toolkit. Once you were locked into using the client provided by the service you preferred, but these days a variety of excellent cross-platform, cross-protocol tools are available for the job. Photo by kwanz. We visited the topic of instant messaging once before in our Hive Five series, but so much has changed in the interim that we’re returning to get more feedback from the well-versed Lifehacker readership. Since then, Trillian...

17 Lug/09

Best GPS Device? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best GPS Device? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

GPS Devices are the sextants of the modern age, allowing us to pinpoint our locations with accuracy and navigate without fear of getting lost. Photo by Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL. This week we want to hear about what device you use to chart your travels. Whether you use the GPS chip in your cellphone or a dedicated GPS device, tell us about it in the comments below. Bonus points for sharing your reason—Easy to read screen? Portability? Soothing audio directions?—for...

8 Lug/09

Best Online Image Editor: Aviary Phoenix [Hive Five Followup]

Best Online Image Editor: Aviary Phoenix [Hive Five Followup]

Online image editors have rapidly become very sophisticated. Last week we asked you to share your favorite online editors, then we rounded up the top five. Now we’re back to share the results and announce Aviary Phoenix as the winner. Following behind Aviary Phoenix: Adobe Photoshop Express and Sumo Paint. For more information on the winner and the runners up, check out the full Hive Five. All of the online editors are available without registration, so you can jump right in and...

19 Giu/09

Best Clipboard Manager? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Best Clipboard Manager? [Hive Five Call For Contenders]

Your computer’s clipboard is an invisible workhorse, carting your text clippings to and fro. This week we want to hear how you enhance the clipboard’s functionality beyond the basic cut and paste. Photo by Eric__I_E. There are a variety of programs that help you do everything from expand your clipboards carrying capacity to enabling hot key pasting and text substitutions, all in an effort to make the text slinging power of the basic clipboard even greater. We want to hear which...

9 Giu/09

Hive Five Winner for Best Alternative File Copier: TeraCopy [Hive Five Followup]

Hive Five Winner for Best Alternative File Copier: TeraCopy [Hive Five Followup]

Thanks to its easy shell integration and a set of features and user interface that are just complicated enough to get the job done without becoming a dashboard of options and toggles, TeraCopy swept the Hive Five for best alternatives to the default Windows copy handler. Following behind TeraCopy was FastCopy a spartan but feature rich file copier and the thumb-drive friendly SuperCopier. For more information about the these and other candidates check out the Hive Five and call for contenders. ...