Many IT workers find it frustrating to deploy applications quickly across multiple computers, this is where Application Virtualization
comes in. While application virtualization technology has been around for years, good application virtualization products have been expensive and complex to learn, according to the developer of Cameyo
. The free open-architecture application virtualization product that combines the best application virtualization technology with simplicity.
Want to convert a website or web page into PDF format? Chances are that you must be using PDF Printers, such as Bullzip PDF Printer
, etc to create PDF documents from HTML web pages. But the fact is that these PDF Printers are not build for such a task and cannot preserve the layout, leaving many users frustrated.
The wait is over for Motorola Droid X owners trying to get official Droid X Android 2.2 Froyo. Folks over at My Droid World forums have been able to grab the official Android 2.2 Froyo for Motorola droid X zip file and have also posted the step by step guide on installing updating your Droid X to Android 2.2 Froyo.
As the Holiday season draws near, more leaked images, specs and features of mobile phones are getting released every day. The buzz today is regarding the Windows 7 OS geared Samsung Cetus mobile phone of which we just posted before any official announcements. LG is also in the Smartphone race and right after their first Windows Phone 7, the LG C900 Windows 7 Phone (also called LG Optimus Quantum 7Q) has also made it to the surface. Engadget has some exclusive imagery of the device along with a little insight into the phone’s specs and features.
Notcom, iPhone hacker and developer, has made the new version of TinyUmbrella 4.02.04 public. This new build of TinyUmbrella will allow iPhone owners to save their SHSH blobs for iOS 4.0.2, 4.0.1, 4.0 and 3.x. This version of TinyUmbrella is also compatible with iPad running iOS 3.2.2, so you can now also save your iPad’s blobs using this software. We will advise you to save your SHSH blobs because this is the only way identified yet which will allow you to downgrade your iOS device’s software to previous versions.
There is some interesting buzz going on regarding a recent patent filing by Apple which will allow the company to disable electronic devices if found guilty of “unauthorized” usage. We don’t really know what to cook out of this story but here is what SlashDot has to say about this:
Apple yesterday applied for patent to allow remotely disabling electronic devices when 'unauthorized usage' is detected. The patent application covers using the camera to take pictures of the unauthorized user and using GPS to determine location, and it involves ascertaining whether the phone has been hacked or jailbroken, using that as criteria for detecting 'suspicious behavior.' The patent would allow the carrier or any other 'authorized' party to disable or restrict the functionality of the device. Is this Apple's latest tool to thwart jailbreaking?"
Where voice recognition has grown fairly common in the mobile industry, especially with apps such as Google Voice and Blackberry Voice Recognition, the same still requires sophisticated software and hardware solutions to be just as effective in computers. But Fairsay
, an innovative add-on for Firefox changes all this, introducing voice application control to web browsers for the first time ever.
is a portable screen color adjustment tool to create tinted overlay which can be easily configured by defining the color and opacity. Along with these primary adjustments, it offers many other color-specific settings to overlay specified color on screen for better viewing. According to the developer, it is built for notebook users who need one full-fledged color adjustment application.
is a comprehensive tool for organizing and managing your music collection. It supports widely used file formats and offers extensive set of tools and options for editing meta information: tags. It can also rename files in multiple ways which are based on diverse tag information, generate tag info from filenames, and perform text transformation from tags & filenames. It offers support of ID3 (V1&V2), Vorbis comments, APEv2, Windows Media and Mp4 (iTunes) tags.
is a benchmark utility which is developed to analyze open DNS servers speed and other response-time related parameters to let you decide which DNS server should be used. According to the developer, it is built to check ‘How fast and reliable your ISP’s DNS server is, when compared to other open DNS servers’? It conducts several tests and generate a detailed report, which lets you do DNS server reliability and speed comparisons.
Back in April, we reviewed ScribeFire
, an awesome Firefox add-on which is a fully-featured blog editor that provides a convenient solution for writing and editing blog posts as you research relevant material online. Late last month, ScribeFire launched its newest version for Firefox, called ScribeFire Next
(version 1.2). The developer also released version 1.2 of this extension for both Safari and Chrome.
is a nifty application with two purpose - first it lets you quickly access favorite and frequently used files and folders from anywhere, and second that it makes navigation much faster. You can customize the menu and access it from windows explorer, save/open dialog box, archive extract window, desktop, etc with a simple middle click (usually associated with mouse wheel) or any user-defined hotkey. Read More
In the last few years, we have come across many applications claiming to provide the best feed reading experience on the desktop. Personally, I have seen countless of them but none are actually usable. Today, after much searching, I came across Espresso Reader
. Not only is it usable but is also visually appealing, easy to use, and has almost every functionality that a user would expect. It is also the first 3rd party desktop Google Reader application that I actually plan on using.
Over time, keyboard shortcuts have found so many versatile uses that you just can’t help overlapping two or more different shortcuts meant for different purposes. With the shortcut keys for keyboard so tightly jammed
it’s high time you start looking for a better alternative to execute PC commands and actions. gMote
offers a brilliant solution, enabling you to perform a wide variety of tasks, such as launching applications, opening menus, and much more all with the simple gestures of your mouse. Read More
carries wide range of advanced features, options and tools which will greatly assist user to analyze different parameters of images. It is geared towards users who loves to analyze and enhance images either for fun or for professional use. According to the developer, “The program contains both most image enhancement features found in conventional image editors plus a number of advanced features not even available in professional photo suites”. In short, it allows you to enhance photos without needing to have Photoshop installed.
True System Security Tweaker
, as the name suggests, is a Windows tweaker which offers more than 470 security tweaks to customize existing security and to add your own layer of security over the system. It provides password protection to prevent it from any unauthorized use whilst offering an option to reset all the tweaking and changes made to the system. Sounds brilliant, right?
Previously we have covered some file splitters and joiners such as File Splitter
, which provides merge script to join multiple files and does file splitting effortlessly, and File Tools
, which performs hash comparison along with splitting & joining files. File Splitter Lite
is another such tool, is portable, lightweight (255KB), and has fast (very fast) processing speed.
is small non-interactive tool developed to resize and change the transparency of active application window transparency on the go. Since Microsoft overlooked these two important functions in Windows 7, this application provides a seamless way to perform the said functions.
is a simple application developed to keep an eye on the huge log files, it can open hefty log files to analyze them, even if the size is 4GB or more. It offers tabbed interface which assists user to do comparisons of multiple log files simultaneously.
Windows 7 is quickly growing as a very popular operating system with its customizable features and appealing looks. Now, you can even transform your Windows 7 to give complete look and feel of a Mac operating system. Snow Transformation Pack
enables you to swiftly modify your Windows 7 appearance so it takes on the Snow Leopard skin of OS X.