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Pepernote multiple notes and colors

PeperNote is a simple sticky notes application for Windows

Alerts and reminders are useful for getting things done. But sometimes you may not want to fiddle with menus and toolbars, keeping it simple and faster might just be the best idea. […]

Access your favorite programs from the system tray and optionally run them with admin rights using SuperLauncher

Access your favorite programs from the system tray and optionally run them with admin rights using SuperLauncher

Sometimes you may need to run programs with administrator privileges. Maybe it's required for the program to function, or it fixes an issue, or lets the application run in full-screen mode. The […]

View a mail's contents quickly without clicking on it with the MessagePreview extension for Thunderbird

View a mail's contents quickly without clicking on it with the MessagePreview extension for Thunderbird

How many mail accounts do you have in Thunderbird? The more you have, the more cluttered it becomes, doesn't it? And if you have a ton of mails, it's not any easier […]

DuckStation is an excellent PlayStation 1 emulator for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

DuckStation is an excellent PlayStation 1 emulator for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

The PlayStation 1, Nintendo SNES, GBA, and DS are my favorite consoles of all-time because they have tons of RPGs. I remember playing WWF/WCW games, and many JRPGs on my old Windows […]

Migrating from LastPass to an alternative password manager

Migrating from LastPass to an alternative password manager? KeePass vs Bitwarden, which one will you choose?

LastPass recently announced that it will be limiting cloud-access to one-device per user, so if you were using it to sync your passwords to your phone and computer, you won't be able […]

ModernFlyouts interface

ModernFlyouts replaces the OSD for audio, brightness, lock keys and airplane mode with a more consistent style

On-screen displays (OSDs for short) are useful visual indicators that may appear when you change the volume or enable a particular setting. Windows 10 has some of these built-in. You may have […]

Manage windows, and move tabs between them quickly with the Winger extension for Firefox

Manage windows, and move tabs between them quickly with the Winger extension for Firefox

Do you have several windows open in Firefox? Many people do, it's a good way to categorize tabs or run two Firefox instances side-by-side on a widescreen display. Having all your work […]

Fox Tunes is a customizable and open source music player, converter

Fox Tunes is a customizable and open source music player, converter

Looking for a new music player to try? It doesn't hurt to have a couple of alternatives to your favorite one. Most music players don't come with a converter built-in, and very […]

TopMostFriend is an open source utility that lets you stick a window on top of other programs

TopMostFriend is an open source utility that lets you stick a window on top of other programs

Want to make a program's window stay on top of other applications? You have plenty of options to pick from, Window TopMost Control, PinMe!, WindowTop are all good choices. Here is one […]

Highlight text in your outgoing mails with the Textmarker extension for Thunderbird

Highlight text in your outgoing mails with the Textmarker extension for Thunderbird

Maybe you're communicating with your bank, or mailing your colleagues regarding a project, or you're responding to a business inquiry. You may want a way to keep track of the conversation, and […]

Listen to relaxing white noise, mix and match them with Ambie

Listen to relaxing white noise, mix and match the sounds with Ambie

Stuck at home all day? Bored? Miss the outdoors? Many people listen to music while working or studying as it helps them focus. So can white noise, and Ambie is a freeware […]

ColorPicker color wheel

Find the color code of any element with ColorPicker; a tool that was recently added to PowerToys

Color picker tools are handy when you are working on a digital image, website, or just want to know the color code of a particular shade on the screen. I use standalone […]

Before Dawn is an open source program that has many cool screensavers

Before Dawn is a cross platform program that has many cool screensavers

Screensavers are fun, they look cool and make you feel relaxed. While they don't serve their original purpose anymore, the prevention of burn-ins in displays, they may still add visual elements to […]

Brave browser adds native support for uBlock and Fanboy annoyances lists and social list

Brave browser adds native support for uBlock and Fanboy annoyances lists and social list

Brave browser's built-in ad-blocker has been boosted by some additional options. The Chromium fork's Brave Shield now supports three popular privacy-friendly filter lists, namely uBlock Annoyances List, Fanboy Annoyances List and Fanboy […]

CrossOver is a program that lets you add a custom crosshair to make aiming easier in games

CrossOver is a program that lets you add a custom crosshair to make aiming easier in games

If there's one thing which annoys gamers, it's got to be the crosshair in shooting games. Sometimes the on-screen reticle is either too tiny, large, or in some cases unusable. I've seen […]

Add post-it notes to your mails in Thunderbird with the XNote++ extension

Add post-it notes to your mails in Thunderbird with the XNote++ extension

Do you have the habit of saving draft mails to serve as reminders? Many people do that, and sometimes, these are related to messages that you may have received or sent earlier. […]

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Read pages in a distraction-free mode, print or save them with the Reader View extension for Firefox and Chrome

Many modern browsers have a feature called reader view, that presents web pages in a distraction-free layout. So, if a page has a cluttered sidebar, annoying ads, or a lot of elements […]

Deskreen confirm connection

Share your computer's screen to your Android or iOS device over WiFi using Deskreen

Recently, we taught you how you can mirror your Android device's screen to your computer using ScrCpy. Want an option for sharing your computer's screen to your mobile? Deskreen is a program […]