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CheckMail – a powerful POP3 email checking program

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

1042020296-1.jpgHere is a really powerful POP3 email checking program for you.

CheckMail is a powerful POP3 email checking program; it notifies you when you have received new email. With CheckMail you can check all your email accounts for new messages and preview or delete them before downloading to your computer.

One thing I like about CheckMail is that it saves precious time and disk space by allowing you to delete unwanted or large emails directly from the server without downloading them. With CheckMail you are safe as it secure and protected against viruses and other harmful email content.

The latest updated version,CheckMail 3.1.4 has these latest changes:

  • New: transparency selection
  • Fix: Vista compatible icons

Want to check it out? CLICK HERE!

WebSite-Watcher – Save Time, Stay Informed!

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

47847846784678478-6785.jpgIf you’ve got a lot of sites to keep tabs on and you want to do it the easy way, this software is for you.

WebSite-Watcher checks an unlimited number of web-sites for updates and changes within a minimum amount of time. Website-Watcher allows you to monitor websites for updates and changes. With this cool software you don’t have to waste your time checking pages manually in your browser, it really offers an easy way out.

When changes are detected WebSite-Watcher highlights all the changes in a page, so you see what you’re looking for in seconds.

The latest version, WebSite-Watcher 4.30 Beta 10, which has just been released has these changes:

  • “IE Macro” technology improved – Thread
  • AutoWatch could be deactivated unexpectedly under tricky circumstances – Thread
  • Some compatibility problems fixed (WSW couldn’t be started on certain systems)

CLICK HERE for more info and free trial download.

Scanit: Free browser security test

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

http://bcheck.scanit.be/bcheck/images/powered-by2.gif This is a site offering a totally free browser security test simply by visiting their webpage. They scan for 40 known browser vulnerabilities and it works on both Firefox and Internet Explorer. I didn’t test it on other browsers but it may work for them too.

Each vulnerability is detailed out with a description of the risk, the technical details associated with the vulnerability and recommendations for how to deal with or patch the flaw as well as some links to additional information that you may find useful.

Go test your browser now and get more secure if you need to! It only takes a couple of minutes and its free.

Open the Mystery Case Files

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

mysterycasefilesra_feature.jpgThe latest in the Mystery Case Files series, Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst. This popular graphic adventure puzzle game series adds a new adventure, and like the others it’s a free download for the 75Mb demo files, but you have to pay for the rest of the game. Very shrewd strategy, because once you play the demo through you really start to want the rest.

You see there are rumors surrounding the history of stately Ravenhearst Manor. The diary of Emma Ravenhearst holds the key to the story behind the manor, but conveniently some pages are missing… Gasp. But you are the Master Detective and it is up to you to unlock secrets of Ravenhearst, searching over 30 rooms for graphical clues.

Elementary!

HDDlife: Keeping your hard disk’s health in check

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

If you have ever been worried about the possibility of hard drive failure, I have two pieces of advice for you. First of all you should always backup any important or irreplaceable stuff. Secondly, you could use a hard drive “health” monitoring program such as HDDlife.http://www.hddlife.com/images/screens/tray_one_bad_disk_info.jpg

It’s a real-time hard drive monitoring utility with alerts, malfunction protection and data loss prevention functions. HDDLife uses S.M.A.R.T. technology,(most modern drives support this) and works both for single PCs and large computer networks. S.M.A.R.T. technology was developed by hard drive manufacturers to accurately predict hard drive life span and prevent hard drive malfunctions.

HDDLife displays S.M.A.R.T. attributes in real-time and alerts you if particular hard-drive attributes exceed threshold values and are at risk. You can then backup data and/or replace endangered hard drives.It also tells you the temperature of your hard drive and you can even control the noise/performance aspects of it. It loads at Windows startup, compares new attribute values with the previous values and doesn’t use much memory. The program is extremely straightforward – so no technical knowledge of PC or hard drive technology is needed at all in order to use it. It comes in paid versions and a freeware version.

All in all, its a pretty impressive little program for anyone who wants that little bit of extra peace of mind about their stored data.

You can download it and read more info at the website here!

MediaMan – A Cool Media Manager

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

1088572943-1.pngThis is a really cool software worth checking out. It’s called MediaMan.

MediaMan lets you create and organize your own media catalog. You will no doubt enjoy the fact that it combines the capabilities of managing all kinds of media, including books, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, software and game titles.

With MediaMan, managing a media collection is no longer a stressful experience. It allows you to make use of the automated content retrieval function to create your digital catalog without typing. That’s not all, you get to keep an eye on borrowed and rental items with the status management feature and you can export your collection to web pages or even images to share with your friends.

It’s a really cool easy-to-use software, go check it out!

CLICK HERE!

Galaxy Guard – a nice and simple game

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

6786585464575484567.jpgI think you should check this game out. It’s called Galaxy Guard.

Galaxy Guard is nice and simple game with cool graphics. In the game you are expected to destroy as many enemies as you can and stay alive to reach the enemy’s base. But that’s not all you’ll encounter big motherships that are your primary targets, you’ll also get the chance to equip your ship with new weapons, armor and energy by destroying the right enemy ships.

It’s a nice and simple game that should work easily with most Windows OS, though I’ll advise you use any OS higher than Windows 98 for optimum performance.

Go Check it out HERE! IT’S FREE

Game Editor – Create cool games easily

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

3453634535345.jpgYou are going to love this software. It’s called Game Editor.

Game Editor is a game design software. It lets you create the games of your dreams. I love the fact that it is so easy to use you can create nice games with little or no programming or technical knowledge.

With Game Editor you can design and develop 2D games for personal computers and mobile devices.

What about compatibility issues?

I don’t think you need to worry about system issues or compatibility, though I’ll advise that you use at least windows 98 for better output.

Game Editor is designed to be portable across all popular platforms, including Windows (95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, 2003, XP), Linux, Pocket PC, Handheld PC, GP2X and Windows Mobile-based Smartphones. 

Go check out the trial version HERE!

PC Decrapifier: Rid your PC of unwanted software

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

1213412314123121412.jpgWhen you’ve just bought a new computer, it usually comes preloaded with numerous “Helpful” programs, most of which you’ll never use. They’ll usually only serve to slow your new computer down to a crawl. Think of “PC Decrapifier” as an automatic garbage cleaner for them! Even if your computer isn’t brand new, but still has some pre-installed garbage on it, you can use it to get rid of some of those difficult to remove, factory-installed applications.

It was originally called the Dell Decrapifier but the author decided to rename it to the more politically correct PC Decrapifier. After all, Dell is not the only manufacturer that does this. This is a most welcome and much needed program to simplify the removal of some of those difficult to remove, factory-installed, unwanted applications.

Visit the website here to download it and also to view a list of the programs it can uninstall.

Yodio: Audio blogging/slideshows

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

yodio.jpgYodio, short for ‘Your Audio’, is a site where anyone can create audio content to go with pictures they upload. It offers members the ability to record audio by calling in to a toll free number, upload a photo or photos to go with it, and publishing it online for the world to see/hear!

You can even sell your Yodio creations if its something such as useful information which people may be willing to pay for!

This seems like it could be potentially useful for many different things such as museum tours, restaurant reviews, corporate marketing promotions, product assembly guides, audio blogs and greetings etc.

Best of all its free to join, you can check it out by visiting the site here for more information and a demonstration.

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