Every now and then, we need to perform multiple operations over enormous image set. Most of the times, batch conversion is needed, or bulk resizing with watermarking is required. Considering this immediate need, ImageBatch
is a simple yet powerful portable tool which is designed to do multiple batch operations over images, some of which includes; resizing images, text watermarking, picture watermarking, flip, rotate, and crop images, etc. It supports all the eminent image file formats like; PNG, JPEG, GIF, and BMP.
If you’ve been using the system which hasn't been scanned in a long time then it might contain tons of clutter, redundant registry files, browsing traces and cookies. Even though many tools have been developed to clean up the system and offers multiple solutions along. FCleaner
is one free powerful tool built to clean up your system from all sorts of clutter. Primarily it is designed to clean and optimize registry & disk usage by removing superfluous content. Apart from merely a disk optimizer, it includes multitude of features, which will let you perform other Windows build-in functions like; Application Uninstaller, Startup Manager, and lot more.
Couple of days back we covered an efficient Public DNS Server Tool
which lets you change DNS server in realtime along with allowing you to enter list of customized DNS server addresses. Yet again we have came across another useful tool namely; DNS Jumper
which promises the very same functionality with enhanced options. It contains huge list of Open DNS servers to quickly change them on-the-fly and an effective OpenDNS server analyzer to quickly find out the fastest among the list.
When it comes to checking your disks for a complete scan, you might have several options and tools to go around with, each hosts several options, features and scans either track-wise or sector-wise inspection of disk drives. Check Drive
is simple portable utility which offers both simplicity and efficiency in checking and repairing your hard disk for bad sectors, errors, and other anomalies.
When choosing for an efficient event management tool, you may come across hundreds of different applications which promises to provide the best way to keep yourself updated with every event, anniversary, meeting, etc. The convenience is the first factor you might be looking in such applications. As far as the desktop event management tools catering features like; reminder and calendar are concerned, opting one effective application is rather difficult as every application offers relevant features & options to get along with. Rainlender
is small yet complete event management tool which comes with an awesome calendar to manage day-to-day events & to-do lists.
If you are a gadget geek at heart and love to do anything that encompasses remotely accessing your device from anywhere, give SwiFTP FTP Server
a shot. It is a free open source Android app that lets you remotely connect to your phone over WiFi / 3G to upload and download content. This Android application converts your phone into an FTP server which is accessible by a unique FTP IP generated by the app.We tested this app on HTC Desire And HTC Dream G1 and it works perfectly on both.
Android is proving itself to be robust, versatile and highly powerful mobile OS with continuous innovations always at large. Since smartphones have become powerful handheld computing devices, one can even use them as development machines. PHP developers can now use their Android phones or tablets to code scripts and applications without any issues. Previously this capability wasn’t very much available with any other Smartphone OS out there. Wanna learn more? Read on... Read More
The story of antenna and reception issue has taken yet another turn. Testing engineers at Consumer Reports have revealed that the antenna and reception issue with iPhone 4 commonly referred to as “Death Grip” aren’t software related. This finding clearly denies Apple's Claim of this issue being software related caused by an optical illusion due to faulty firmware. Read More
has been developed to let you quickly increase, decrease, or mute volume with hotkeys. It works in two modes, first where hotkeys correspond to windows volume up, down , mute commands, and second where hotkeys simply take control of media keys if you have a media enabled keyboard.
Accessing any folder, file, or program quickly is the ultimate requirement of every user. Orbiter
is a dock-like application which lets you easily add folders, files, and programs seamlessly in order to quickly access them.
is an open source application which lets you scroll through specified pictures to illuminate desktop background. Put extra imaging effect on your favorite photos and get customized wallpapers easily. It helps when you get bored of same desktop wallpaper after some time, select the change background interval from its interface and you'll view a different background after specified time.
is a portable network application which checks for internet connectivity at selected intervals and notifies you instantly. If internet is connected, it displays a simple message stating that internet is connected and no action is taken. You can specify any file to be executed along with sound when internet is not connected. When no connectivity is found, it executes your specified file and plays the specified sound. Read More
If you ever fancied your self developing some super app for Android, then there is some good news for you. Google has released the App Inventor For Android that is totally based on interactive graphical user interface and you don’t have to be a programmer to make your own apps.
There is some interesting news for HTC EVO 4G owners who were praying for CyanogenMod 6 Android 2.2 Froyo to be ported on their rooted handsets. Although there are some Froyo ROMS for EVO 4G circling the web sphere, but custom ROM from Cyanogen are generally considered as the most reliable and stable.
There is some good news for Android owners who were looking to make free VoIP calls to other Android devices. Rebtel, A Swedish company, has launched a VoIP application that lets you make free calls to other Android users without the need of mounting your handset over Wi-Fi. Skype is considered to be the market leader when it comes to making VoIP calls but it requires you to have Wi-Fi connectivity in order to do so. Rebtel has come out with a pretty amazing and unique app and according to their press release:
Rebtel works using any phone, landline, feature phone, or cellphone, for just the cheap price of local call, or now free with the Rebtel Android app.
We have previously used Rebtel services in China to make international calls by dialing a local mobile number and it works like a magic. One of the most intriguing features of this Rebtel app is perhaps it’s background integration with the default Android dial pad. The calls made through Rebtel are first pointed to a local number from where they are routed using Rebtel VoIP network. Rebtel connects using standard mobile networks and hence you won’t have to go over Wi-Fi for this app to work.
Android to Android calls are totally free where as there are charges in case you dial a non-android handset long distance number. In order to install this app, you can simply launch Market on your Android phone and search for “rebtel”. Please note that VoIP carries some legal implications in some geographic locations so it is advisable to check your local telecom governing policy before using this app. You can log-on to rebtel.com to gather more information regarding this free Android-to-Android calling app.
Finally there is some good news for HTC Dream G1 owners who were waiting for a stable CyanogenMod 6 Android 2.2 Froyo ROM. According to user feedback at XDA Froums, this release is the most stable so far and doesn’t freeze your handset or place it in a boot loop.
is a small application which lets you put password on your executable files so that others can not open them. The name describes it as a game protector, but it can password-protect any executable file. Putting password on any game executable file is fairly simple - locate your game by Open
button provided on the main interface, enter password, and hit Protect
button at the bottom. It creates and stores a backup file once it puts password on the executable file. You can change default icon of any application with other provided icons so that nobody can access it.
There are many applications which are tiny yet very useful, UnPlugged
is one of them. It is a small application for Mac which notifies if power cord of your mac is plugged in or unplugged. It works alike battery menu item. It shows notifications via Growl, but if it is not installed, then alerts are displayed via the default Alert window. Read More
Microsoft has recently released a tool called WebMatrix
for simple and easy development of websites. It is suitable for both advanced Windows user and novices. You don't have to worry about web server configuration, data base management, or any advance concepts, since it does it all for you. Read More
Do you work on 3-4 applications simultaneously and need to open each window frequently for reference or for any other purpose. While working on a big project you may need to open multiple windows to meet tight project timelines, would you be manually switching & setting each window on the screen to get along with, well you can pretty much adjust the windows manually, it'll be a serious nuisance and rather frustrating. WinSplit Revolution
is a small yet powerful tool which can assist you out in handling this very situation.