Jinni - the Best Movie Recommendation Engine

Update: Jinni announced that it will shut down its service on the web and concentrate on delivering "content recommendations and discovery via [..] TV & online operators". For years there was really […]

FeedDemon 2.8 Beta 2

There are a whole lot of web-based feed readers which compete fiercely,  but few desktop based applications. In fact FeedDemon and perhaps a couple others like RSS Bandit and RSS Owl represent […]

Hacking Horror Story…

Joe’s post today was about the importance of backing up your blog, and it’s something which I now realize can never be taken too seriously - only this week another website I […]

An Interesting Read from StarDock

StarDock is a software company which I would be willing to bet just about all of you have heard of or personally use some of their products. I haven’t actually purchased any […]

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The Times are a-Changin’

As WordPress emerged the dominant self-hosted blogging platform of perhaps 2 years ago a growing ecosystem of sites and services sprung up around WordPress.org including resources websites, premium WordPress themes and other […]

Nokia Ovi Suite

2009 should be an interesting year for mobile phones, with the iPhone growing rapidly in popularity, the much talked about Windows Mobile, Google Android making it’s way onto more devices and the […]

Intrepid Ibex, or Hardy Heron SP1?

Ubuntu is now the most prominent Linux distribution perhaps due to its philosophy of creating '”Linux for humans” and targeting the consumer first and foremost. With a regular 6 monthly release Ubuntu […]

Acer GridVista

Frank, one of gHacks’ readers let me know about a great little tool called Acer Vista Grid that he discovered recently. Lets see what he had to say about it first: …a […]

Features coming with Windows 7

As you now know, Windows 7 is being officially called… Windows 7. Microsoft has been pretty tight on leaks up to now so we haven’t had a great deal of information about […]

Winners of Extensions for Windows

A couple of days ago I gave some of you the chance to win one year’s license for Extensions for Windows by simply stating the one feature they would most want to […]

Win Extensions for Windows

Extensions for Windows isn’t freeware and so this review may seem out of place here on gHacks, however I managed to score some free licenses to give away to you guys, just […]

The Zune: A Review

Yesterday I finally got my Zune 120, all the way to Australia from America through Ebay thanks to Microsoft’s failure to release the Zune internationally at this point. All I can say […]

Travian – Online Strategy Game

I’m really not a big gamer. I play occasionally, but when I do I’m generally only interested in Real Time Strategy (RTS) titles such as Age of Empires III, Command and Conquer […]


Even though I’m not a programmer myself I’ve always enjoyed reading Coding Horror. Okay, partly because it’s one of FeedDemon’s default feeds but also largely because  Jeff Atwood just writes interesting stuff […]

Windows 7 Wishlist

As you know by now, I’d be the first to defend Vista. I personally feel it is the best OS available at this point in time and I’ve spent the last 9 […]

MySpace Music Venture

Joshua writes about cool interesting stuff over on his own blog Extendably. Feel free to check it out, I’m sure you’ll like it.   No matter what your opinion is on MySpace, […]

Alphas, Betas and Why we’re all Guilty

It’s been remarked upon of late that the concept of beta software has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Perhaps Google was a major influence (sigh… Gmail) or perhaps the Internet […]

Opera, Totally Screwed?

I’ve got a feeling that the biggest loser from Google releasing Chrome is going to be Opera. I saw a lot of reviews comparing Chrome to Firefox, Safari and IE, but almost […]