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Get the latest weather updates on your desktop with WeatherMate

Planning on going out soon? Why not check the weather before you do?WeatherMate is a freeware tool that displays weather updates on your desktop. The program starts with New York as the […]

PyIDM is an open source download manager

PyIDM is an open source download manager that can download videos and playlists

IDM is the undisputed king of download managers. Many programs try to come close to it, but at the end of the day, they really can't beat it. But for the price […]

Open your favorite files and applications quickly using ASuite

Open your favorite files and applications quickly using ASuite

Some people like having their favorite applications and files as desktop shortcuts, others prefer taskbar icons or start menu folders. If you're a fan of launcher programs that are highly customizable, ASuite […]

Notepad3 is an advanced text editor that supports many programming languages

Notepad3 is an advanced text editor that supports many programming languages

Most programmers use IDEs to code, but if you're looking for something light-weight, Notepad3 may be a great choice especially if you don't need to juggle between a lot of files at […]

Heimer is an open source program for creating mind maps

Heimer is an open source program for creating mind maps

Want to work on something but unsure where to start? Using a mind map can be an efficient way to organize your ideas and projects. Jot down the idea, create a list […]

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TeraCopy 3.5 Beta first look

Remember TeraCopy? Our first review of the file copy program for Windows (and Mac) dates back to the year 2007. The program has evolved a lot since that time but our last […]

Photoflare is an open source and cross-platform image editor with optional filter effects

Photoflare is an open source and cross-platform image editor with optional filter effects

One way to make your photo look unique is to add a cool filter effect. Something like Sepia or old-school Black and White can really make a picture stand out. Photoflare is […]

Record your screen or capture screenshots quickly with Kalmuri

Record your screen or capture screenshots quickly with Kalmuri

Most screenshot programs that we have reviewed here, e.g. Holzshots, PicPick, or ScreenPresso have been limited to capturing images. For screen recording, we've relied on different applications such as ScreenRec. Kalmuri is […]

View the summary of each component in your computer with CobraTek PC Info

View the summary of each component in your computer with CobraTek PC Info

Many years ago, I relied on Speccy for obtaining the specifications of the system that I was working with, as it was both user-friendly and informative. Over time, I've come  across better […]

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LibreOffice 7.0 is now available

LibreOffice 7.0, a new version of the popular open source Office suite, has been released to the public. The new version is already available for download on the project site and its […]

LaunchyQt is a fork of the keystroke launcher program Launchy

LaunchyQt is a fork of the keystroke launcher program Launchy

Launchy is a popular keystroke launcher, but hasn't been updated in a long time. That is until a user, Samson Wang, picked up its source code, forked it, and updated it by […]

Add an extra toolbar to your desktop with Linkbar

Add an extra toolbar to your desktop with Linkbar

The taskbar is one of the most used features in Windows. I use it to place shortcuts for my most used applications whilst keeping the desktop fairly clean. But you can quickly […]

Listen to online radio stations with VRadio; a portable application for Windows

Listen to online radio stations with VRadio; a portable application for Windows

When I was younger, I had a portable radio which was the size of a Walkman. It was probably due to that I really enjoyed listening to the radio on my Nokia […]

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Firefox users beware: CCleaner wipes Firefox extension settings by default

Firefox users who run the temporary file cleaner CCleaner on their systems may have noticed that extension settings are removed after running the program. The issue affects all recent versions of CCleaner […]

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Open the location a photo was taken on Google Maps with these Windows tools

Sometimes, when you look at a particularly great photo, you may wonder where it was taken. While an image of the la tour Eiffel, the Golden Gate Bridge, or the Kremlin reveals […]

Shut down, restart your computer, or run any program automatically on a schedule with AutoOff

Shut down, restart your computer, or run any program automatically on a schedule with AutoOff

Automation programs can be quite handy, we were really impressed with RoboIntern.  If you want a program to perform basic functions like shutting down, restarting your computer, or to run any program […]

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Microsoft releases PowerToys 0.20 with Color Picker tool

Microsoft released a new version of its revived PowerToys collection of tools on July 31, 2020. The release brings the version to 0.20 and introduces a new Color Picker tool as well […]

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CCleaner flagged as potentially unwanted by Windows Defender

Microsoft Defender Antivirus flags certain CCleaner installers as potentially unwanted software according to a new database entry on the company's malware encyclopedia site. CCleaner is a popular tool for Windows to remove […]