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Move Windows Between Monitors with MonitorSwitch

Posted by Thomas On May - 7 - 2010

Do you have a multiple monitor setup ? I do – and I love it. I can’t begin to imagine how I ever managed without it.
As you know, moving windows between the monitors can be a tedious task, if you always drag them back and forth.

Now I’ve come across a freeware tool, that allow you to move windows between monitors with a single click.

It’s called MonitorSwitch and work on all Windows Platforms. And best of all it’s Freeware…

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PROGRAM: WinX DVDRipper Platinum

For Windows and MAC

PROS: Very easy to use. Fast and reliable. Supports most file-formats and gadgets. 5 Minute Copy !

CONS: Haven’t found any…as of yet

VERDICT: If you ever should consider buying a DVD Copy/Backup program, it’s this one. You can make backups of your DVD collection with a few clicks – even the newest ones. And you get free lifetime updates.

PRICE: $35,99

VERSION REVIEWED: 5.10

Download Link in the Article


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Foxit Phantom PDF – An Affordable Business Solution

Posted by Thomas On April - 27 - 2010
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PROGRAM: Foxit Phantom PDF

PROS: Very easy to use. Lightweight and reliable. With Co-Worker collaboration system, Show PDF as Text-file, Easy to use Zoom functions. a Very Nice Screen-dump feature.

CONS: There is no Context Menu. No Document Compression. Almost hidden MS Office AddIn. Some transparency masks may show as tinted background.

VERDICT: Foxit Phantom pro is a very good alternative to Adobe Acrobat. The software has (almost) every thinkable tool you need to easy and securely streamline your businesses document needs.

PRICE: $129

VERSION REVIEWED: 2.0

Download Link for Trial Version in the Article


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NoteSync Takes Control of Your Notes

Posted by Thomas On April - 21 - 2010
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PROGRAM: NoteSync

PROS: Very easy to use. Lightweight.

CONS: No Context Menu AddOn … yet

VERDICT: A Great program which really let you do what it promises.
A Great Little Application.

PRICE: $4.99

VERSION REVIEWED: Beta

Download Link in the Article


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Print Windows Folder Structure with YourDir

Posted by Rich On April - 7 - 2010

Using Windows Explorer, printing a list of files is hard work – in fact, it’s almost impossible. Wouldn’t it be great if we could print out a list of all the files present on any folder or any number of subfolders like when we used to do with MS-DOS? Fortunately there is a fast and efficient utility that fills the gap for Microsoft – YourDir it’s called! That “unsupported-freeware-take-it-as-it-is” software (as described by its creators), is used to print a Windows directory or folder structure and optionally the file listing or even create a Jpeg image file of that structure as shown below:

PROS: The utility is portable (doesn’t need installation), extremely easy to use, can be added at the Windows Explorer commands via the context menu (right click on the main display) and it’s free!!!

Download YourDir

VirtualBox is a Free Virtualization Software Package

Posted by Rich On April - 1 - 2010
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PROS: Operating system virtualization with no cost to the user. Easy to use and simple for users of all skill levels. Small footprint on system resources (other than the resources used by the virtual machine.)

CONS: There aren’t many cons with this program; however, the biggest thing that I dislike is the main menu, which is used to load the VMs— it just doesn’t match up to VMWare Workstation. But … this is free so I’ll live with it. Although the interface is kept simple, I find myself clicking next far too many times when setting up a virtual machine for the first time.

VERDICT: If you’re looking for a virtual machine host solution—whether it be for software testing, for virus execution and fun, or too write guides like I do without restarting your computer every five minutes, VirtualBox will do this for you.

PRICE: Free

VERSION REVIEWED: 3.0.4 (Screenshots) Using 3.1.4.

DOWNLOAD: Virtual Box

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