Archive for April, 2016
Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Despite having loads of antivirus programs online these days, millions of computers all over the world are still being threatened with malware and other potentially unwanted risks. These malware programs expose your system to all sorts of vulnerability issues that may affect the performance of your system. Zemana AntiMalware offers you added security to your existing antivirus to block most loopholes on your system.
Zemana Anti-Malware is a second opinion scanner designed to rescue your computer from malware (viruses, Trojans, rootkits, etc.) that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken (such as anti-virus software, firewalls, etc.).
Zemana AntiMalware provides your system with real time protection, for fast and efficient scanning. It makes sure that you are protected, before malware has any real chance of infecting your PC. It is lightweight, highly optimized and fully compatible with any AV solutions installed. Zemana does not affect your overall PC performance nor does it clutter up your drive. It also helps your system to block the execution of harmful application that may have found its way into your system through other third-party installations or downloads.
Zemana AntiMalware only offers a 30-day trial period. Premium version for 1 PC would cost you $19.99 for 1 year license.
Want to check it out? Visit Zemana.com.
Friday, April 29th, 2016
One of the most effective ways to keep your system safe and problem-free, especially from overheating, is by consistently monitoring it. With the help of the right tool, you can monitor what is happening behind your system. With Argus Monitor, you can have access to about 70 percent of information behind the scene before your system crashes.
Argus Monitor is a software for monitoring temperatures and status of serveal system components, e.g. CPU temperature, GPU temperature and HDD temperature. All temperatures are displayed numerically as well as graphically. Additionally, the status of the hard disk drive will be monitored by constantly checking the so called critical SMART attributes.
Argus does a lot of things including: monitor your hard disk drive temperature and the health status of your hard disk drive by constantly checking the critical S.M.A.R.T. attributes; provides you with graphical display of the temperatures of your hard disk drives; monitors and provides graphical display of GPU temperature; provides graphical display of the CPU temperature (independently for each CPU core); and many more. Additional option for email transport encryption has also been added (available methods are now: unencrypted, STARTTLS and SSL/TLS).
Argus Monitor has a 30-day trial limitation. If you are willing to continue using the program after that time, you are required to purchase a license key (starting from $7.90 for the one year license).
Want to check it out? Visit Argotronic.com.
Friday, April 29th, 2016
You don’t get the opportunity to come across a feature-rich application all the time. That is because most software you find online offer less than they actually advertise. With Stickies, you have nothing to worry about because the software has some amazing features that are more stable than Window’s own version.
What’s the big deal about Stickies?
Stickies is a PC utility to cut down on the number of Post-It notes. It stores all information in a single text-based ini file. They are yellow rectangular windows onto which you can put some text notes. Once created, they will stay on screen until you take them away. Just like a real sticky piece of paper.
This version of Stickies has been updated with some new features including: modern UI look and feel; preview note contents in list; slide-in tree and properties; lockable search bar; new calendar display of upcoming sleeping stickies; monitor high DPI support, including per-monitor DPI; option to have a Taskbar button, which has custom tasks, and an overview of all notes and stacks on screen; and many more.
Stickies is one of the best freeware programs in its category. It doesn’t have any significant downside.
Want to check it out? Visit: ZhornSoftware.co.uk.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
For heavy and light users, having a disc burning program installed on the system can be a useful asset. BurnAware is a program that ensures you burn your CD, DVD and BD discs with data, audio and video in a simple and hassle-free manner.
BurnAware products allow users to burn CD, DVD and BD discs with data, audio and video in a simple and hassle-free manner. These disc burning tools are intended for users seeking balanced, lightweight and easy to use burning tools for everyday use.
BurnAware Free is a full-fledged, easy-to-use, free burning software which allows users to write all types of files such as digital photos, pictures, archives, images, documents, music and videos to CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs.
The latest version now comes with loads of features to make your disk burning easier. Some of these new additions include: full support of M-Disc format; addition of Romanian translation; command line option to load last session of multi-session disc; an option to change disc file system at any moment (ISO, UDF, ISO+UDF); ISO/UDF settings were added to the Data Disc compilation; and auto-detection and selection of file system during session import.
It comes with an advertisement-based installation. However, nothing is to be taken away from BurnAware free.
Want to check it out? Visit Burnaware.com
Monday, April 25th, 2016
Looking for a chat application that allows you to chat with your friends and loved ones over a channel? TeamSpeak is a quality application that comes with some amazing features that enable you achieve a lot.
TeamSpeak is an application that allows its users to talk to each other over the Internet and basically was designed to run in the background of online games. The voice quality and hereby the bandwidth usage is configurable and can be low for modem users or as good as normal phone calls for better connections. Also, it uses as little latency as possible, which makes it one of the best online gaming communication programs.
Installing TeamSpeak doesn’t require any special technical ability; but you can rely on the Setup Wizard to help you find your way through its features. TeamSpeak is about the best VoIP chat software that can be customized with so much ease. With some of its features, you can organize contacts, create bookmarks, manage permissions, record conversations, and access file transfers.
TeamSpeak is a chat program that keeps improving with every version that is being released.
Want to check it out? Visit TeamSpeak.com.
Sunday, April 24th, 2016
Want to create a panorama image by stitching several pictures with the help of an application? One program that helps you to create panoramas in several steps is Hugin—an open source app that offers so many bundled features to help you achieve your aim with minimal effort.
Hugin is an open source graphical user interface (GUI) for Panorama tools. Like other GUI front-ends, it provides an easy-to-use unified point-and-click interface to a whole range of other command-line tools including: autopano-sift, autopano-sift-C, panomatic or autopano for automatic creation of control points; nona for remapping input images and rendering output images; and enblend and enfuse for seamless blending of output images.
Hugin works with some file formats including; file formats: PNG, JPEG, TIFF, HDR, and EXR. Hugin also allows you to pick the lens type and set up the dedicated parameters related to the horizontal field of view. You can easily upload images into the working environment by simply making use of the browse function.
Hugin is a nice program, but the layout is not quite intuitive, which might cause all sorts of problems for a newbie user.
Want to check it out? Visit Hugin at SourceForge.
Monday, April 18th, 2016
Are you looking for a Scintilla-based text processing tool, which supports syntax highlighting? A program like SciTE might just be what you need as it offers you some nice features and does not take up space on your system.
SciTE is an open source text editor that can be both used as an editor of plain text and for an editor for programming language. Has features like method folds, change languages and many other tools to help you edit your text better. One of the major attractions of this program is the fact that it does not require any installation.
Another major reason why this program fits perfectly into the plans of most users, including a newbie is the simplicity of its user interface. The interface is designed from a regular window with very simple layout. Text can be copied as RTF, while bookmarks can be set with minimal efforts. Some other features in SciTE include; block comments, convert a selection to uppercase, complete a word and expand abbreviations.
SciTE is easy to use, and does not take up space on your system as it does not require any installation. Also, the program will not hang your system.
Want to check it out? Visit Scintilla.org.