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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...

23 Set/10

Kindle for Android Adds Highlighting, Notes, and Voice Search [Updates]

Kindle for Android Adds Highlighting, Notes, and Voice Search [Updates]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Android: The Kindle app for Android now offers more of the functionality Kindle fans come to expect, including the syncing of notes, highlighted phrases, full text search throughout ebooks. More Android-specifically, you can search for a phrase using your voice. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original...

9 Set/10

SlimDrivers Offers Easy Windows Driver Updating, Scheduling, and Restoration [Downloads]

SlimDrivers Offers Easy Windows Driver Updating, Scheduling, and Restoration [Downloads]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Windows: SlimDrivers is a feature-packed drivers management tool for Windows. You can download new drivers and install them, schedule future scans, and archive your old drivers for easy rollback in case problems crop up. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: SlimDrivers Offers Easy Windows...




12 Ago/10

Gesture Search Scours Your Android with the Flip of Your Hand [Updates]

Gesture Search Scours Your Android with the Flip of Your Hand [Updates]

Android: Google just updated their very cool Gesture Search app with a small but clever new feature. You can still search your phone by drawing gestures, but now you can activate the app at any time by simply flipping your phone away from you and back again. Handy. [Gesture Search via Google Mobile Blog] More » Continua a leggere – Original Link: Gesture Search Scours Your Android with the Flip of Your Hand [Updates] Technorati...

11 Ago/10

Firefox 4 Beta 3 Adds Windows 7 Touch Support, JavaScript Speed-Ups [Updates]

Firefox 4 Beta 3 Adds Windows 7 Touch Support, JavaScript Speed-Ups [Updates]

Windows/Mac/Linux: It’s not on the official Mozilla servers yet, but a third beta of Firefox 3 is offered up at Softpedia, and likely on a few Mozilla mirrors. The most notable new feature is support for Windows 7’s touch interface, along with some JavaScript engine improvements. If you’re in need of extension support in this latest beta, here’s how to make your add-ons install anyway. [via Download Squad] More » ...

20 Ott/09

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

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

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 the most popular software update tool for Windows with 31%. Finally,...

18 Ott/09

Five Best Software Update Tools [Hive Five]

Five Best Software Update Tools [Hive Five]

Rather than wait around for your software to notify you of updates (let’s face it, a lot of applications never will), these five handy tools keep an eye on your apps, alert you when an update’s available, and streamline the updating process. Photo by Wesley Fryer. Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite software update tools, and now we’re back with the five most popular nominees. Read on for an overview of each, then cast your vote for the one you like...

16 Ott/09

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

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

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 not so important) software. Hive Five nominations take place in the...

15 Ott/09

Performance Update Targets Hard Drive Issues in Leopard, Snow Leopard [Updates]

Performance Update Targets Hard Drive Issues in Leopard, Snow Leopard [Updates]

Apple pushed a Performance Update out for certain models running Leopard or Snow Leopard last evening, aiming to fix occasional hard drive performance issues the Mac maker says affects a small number of users. You can grab the Leopard or Snow Leopard updates from Apple’s site, or use your built-in software update tool. [The Loop via Gizmodo] Continua a leggere – Original Link: Performance Update Targets Hard Drive Issues in Leopard, Snow Leopard [Updates] Technorati...

24 Set/09

Cnet Techtracker Checks For Software Updates

Cnet Techtracker Checks For Software Updates

Several so called software updates were developed in the last few years. Many of the popular applications of this kind are backed up by a large download portal on the Internet. Cnet’s Techtracker falls into that category. The software program is available for the Windows operating system and requires a Cnet account before it can be downloaded and used. The program will scan the computer system for installed software after installation and display its findings in the default web browser...

10 Set/09

Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.5.3 with Security and Stability Fixes [Updates]

Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.5.3 with Security and Stability Fixes [Updates]

Mozilla pushed Firefox 3.5.3 to servers this afternoon, fixing several security and stability issues. There’s nothing terribly exciting in this release, but it’s always good to make sure you’re using the most stable and secure release, so go to Help -> Check for Updates to upgrade to 3.5.3. If you’re really curious, check out the full changelog here. [Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3 Release Notes] Continua a leggere – Original Link: Mozilla Releases Firefox...

6 Ago/09

Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update Released [Updates]

Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update Released [Updates]

Apple just rolled out OS X 10.5.8, their final minor point release before the big jump to Snow Leopard this September. As Gizmodo points out, it’s primarily a maintenance update, most notably improving iCal’s relationship with CalDav, adding RAW support for more cameras, and improving reliability for Wi-Fi and BlueTooth. Hit up the changelog for more specifics, or just fire up the Software Updates preference pane and get your update on. About the Mac OS X v10.5.8 Update [Apple...

21 Lug/09

Yahoo Tweaks Its Homepage, Allows Content from All Over the Web [Updates]

Yahoo Tweaks Its Homepage, Allows Content from All Over the Web [Updates]

Popular web portal Yahoo has been testing a new look and feature set for a while now, and today they’re pushing these changes out into the wild as a beta, opt-in feature. Photos via AllThingsD Most notable to the update: Yahoo now lets users integrate widgets from any web site they want (like the Facebook widget you see above—click the screenshot for a closer look), with the intention, we suppose, of making Yahoo even more of a useful start page. In fact, Yahoo is already one...

30 Giu/09

Ksplice Offers No-Reboot Ubuntu Security Fixes [Downloads]

Ksplice Offers No-Reboot Ubuntu Security Fixes [Downloads]

Linux: If you’re running a server, always-on media box, or other system that’s powered by Ubuntu, you probably don’t love having to reboot just to install security updates. Ksplice, a semi-free service, eliminates the need for downtime. Ksplice operates in way strikingly similar to Ubuntu’s built-in Update Manager, checking for the latest vulnerabilities and fixes posted by Linux system administrator and builders around the globe and pinging you when updates are...

29 Giu/09

Wireshark 1.2 Includes 64-Bit Support, Mapping Integration [Networking]

Wireshark 1.2 Includes 64-Bit Support, Mapping Integration [Networking]

Windows/Mac/Linux: Popular network analyzer Wireshark threw a lot of useful features into its 1.2 update, giving net traffic watchers OpenStreetMap+GeoIP integration, new capture file support, and other updates. The previously featured utility is just as net-geeky as ever, showing packet movements as they happen along DNS, TCP, UDP, and other protocols and interfaces. On top of that, the app formerly known as Ethereal added a bunch of conveniences and tweaks: Display filters now autocomplete. A...

25 Giu/09

Apple TV 2.4 Updates, Adds Flick Gesture Support and Other Features [Apple TV]

Apple TV 2.4 Updates, Adds Flick Gesture Support and Other Features [Apple TV]

Apple TV today released its 2.4 software update, featuring flick gesture support for controlling your Apple TV via the iPhone/iPod touch Remote application and other newly added features. Screenshot courtesy of MacRumors. While the support page for Apple TV doesn’t yet list the changes, weblog MacRumors says that one notable addition appears to be that Apple TV’s menu options can now be navigated with simple flick gestures, as can video and audio. Update: Apple has now announced...

16 Giu/09

MediaMonkey Updates, Improves Performance, Adds Full-Text Search [Updates]

MediaMonkey Updates, Improves Performance, Adds Full-Text Search [Updates]

Windows only: Popular iTunes-alternative MediaMonkey updates to version 3.1 today, bringing a giant list of fixes and improvements that include friendlier full-text search, iPod Shuffle 3G support, performance boosts (due in no small part to multicore processing support, says CNET), better album art rendering, and smoother syncing. In short, if you’re already a MediaMonkey junkie (many of you are—and we like it, too), it’s worth a download. [MediaMonkey] Continua a...

12 Mag/09

VLC 1.0 Release Candidate Now Available [Downloads]

VLC 1.0 Release Candidate Now Available [Downloads]

Windows only: Our absolute favorite media player VLC is getting dangerously close to an official 1.0 release, meaning early adopters in the crowd can try out VLC 1.0 RC1 right now. If you’ve ever used VLC, you’ve probably grown to love it for its out-of-the-box support for virtually any file type you can throw at it; if you’re a more advanced user, we’ve shown you how to master your digital media with VLC, using it to rip any DVD to your hard drive, convert any...

29 Apr/09

Say "Hi" to Lifehacker’s New Interns [Announcements]

Say "Hi" to Lifehacker’s New Interns [Announcements]

Let’s hear a big welcome to the newest members of Team Lifehacker: Erin Schwendemann and Rosa Golijan. Photo by Steve Webel. Erin and Rosa join us from New Jersey and Florida, respectively, but they’ll now be joining us at virtual Lifehacker HQ daily to help us out behind the scenes fetching virtual coffee, moderating comments, spotting good leads, and helping out with our gigantic flood of email. Say “hi” to our newest additions (and your new comment czars) in...

24 Apr/09

Google Pushes Out Chrome Fix for Serious Security Hole [Security]

Google Pushes Out Chrome Fix for Serious Security Hole [Security]

Google released an update to its web browser, Chrome, last night in order to fix a high-risk security hole. Chrome updates on its own, meaning that the only thing users should need to do is restart their browser to ensure they’re running the latest and greatest (assuming their browser was running and has downloaded the update). [Google Chrome Releases via CNET] Continua a leggere – Original Link: Google Pushes Out Chrome Fix for Serious Security Hole [Security] Technorati...