Author Archive | Martin Brinkmann

screamer radio

Screamer Radio 1.0 has been released a couple of days ago as a portable version and installer for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows. We have reviewed Screamer Radio back in 2007 for the first time and again in 2013. Back then it shipped with functionality to record streams which is not supported anymore. Probably […]

nvidia driver

Nvidia released a new driver for its video card on Friday, and it turned out quickly that the driver caused all kinds of issues on Windows 10 machines. When it comes to the installation of new drivers, display drivers or others, it is usually a good idea to wait a couple of days before you […]

megaupload 2.0

Megaupload, once the world's largest file sharing site before it was taken down by the FBI, may make a comeback soon as the financing for Megaupload 2.0 has been secured recently. The funding campaign managed to reach the the minimum investment goal of €918.611 before it ended on October 24, 2016 with a total investment […]


AppChecker - List APIs of Apps is a free application for Android that displays which version of Android each installed application supports. Android is quite the fragmented operating system which can be attributed to several factors. First, it is the pace in which new operating system updates are released, and the -- often -- lacking […]

firefox web compat

If you monitor your Firefox installation (or portable copy) closely, you may have noticed a new system add-on called Web Compat since version 49.x. System add-ons are similar to add-ons that you install. The main difference is that they are not installed by the user but ship with Firefox or are pushed to Firefox when […]

explorer open command prompt

When it comes to opening command prompt windows or Windows Explorer / File Explorer windows, there is often a way to accomplish this faster. How would you for instance open a command prompt window that uses the same path as the open Explorer window quickly? Would you select File > Open command prompt > Open […]

google tracking privacy

Google made a significant change to the company's privacy policy recently which changes in a significant way how the company is tracking users on the Internet. Previously, the company kept its DoubleClick advertising engine apart from its core user services such as Gmail, Search or YouTube. While users could give Google consent to use the […]

chrome 54 no bookmarks recent tabs

I have talked about this back in August when the feature landed in development versions of Chrome for Android. Basically, what it does is add article recommendations to the New Tab Page. Chrome for Android users who open the New Tab page can swipe down on it to see the "articles for you" list. It […]


MBRFilter is a new open source software for Windows devices designed to protect the Master Boot Record against manipulation. The Master Boot Record holds information about how partitions and file systems are organized on a storage device. It triggers the loader of installed operating systems as well, which makes it an important part of any […]

malwarebytes adwcleaner

Malwarebytes, makers of the popular Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Anti-Exploit, Anti-Ransomware and other security tools, announced on October 19, 2016 that it has acquired AdwCleaner, a program for Windows designed to clean adware from computer systems. We have reviewed the standalone version of AdwCleaner back in 2013 the first time, and then again in 2015 when AdwCleaner […]

google wallpapers

Wallpapers is a new Android application by Google which offers similar functionality as the built-in wallpaper app of the Google Pixel phone. Are you a smartphone user who never switches the default wallpaper the phone ships with, or someone who likes new wallpapers? If you belong to the latter group of users, you may find […]

firefox 49.0.2

Mozilla has released an update for the stable version of its Firefox web browser that brings the version of it to Firefox 49.0.2. Firefox 49.0.2 is a bug fix and security release that fixes several issues in the browser, among them two that we talked about just yesterday. The new version is already available, and […]


The Big Data & Analytics Master Toolkit is a massive eLearning course that features over 201 hours of content in 19 different lessons. Topics covered include SPSS, Minitab, SAS and R Studio. The eLearning course has been designed for users of all experience levels -- it includes introductory lessons such as SAS Programming for Beginners […]