Monthly Archive: May 2009

Writemonkey Is Soul Food For The Modern Writer

Writemonkey is described by its author as Zenware for full screen distraction free creative writing. No whistles and bells, just empty screen, you and your words. WriteMonkey is light, fast, and perfectly handy for those who enjoy the simplicity of a typewriter but live in modern times. Writemonkey is a text editor where any writing, essay or note can be...

Appetizer Is Food For Your Application Launching Needs

Appetizer is described by its author as …a free application launcher, or dock, for Windows Appetizer is an open source entry in the application launcher list that includes the likes of 8Start, reviewed here previously, LaunchBar Commander from DonationCoder and many others. It is available in an executable and ZIP package portable. It also supports skins and plugins. Appetizer, as...

CSS-BuMa Generates CSS Menus

CSS-BuMa is described by its author as CSS-BuMa is a program to create pure Cascading Style Sheet Buttons CSS-BuMa is an alternative to the CSS Tab Designer reviewed here earlier in the year or the online CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) menu generators like CSSMenuMaker just to name one. Besides being a lightweight and interesting application it has an advantage over...

Svante Arrhenius, The Man Who Predicted Global Warming

Svante Arrhenius (Feb. 19, 1859 – Oct. 2, 1927) was a Swedish scientist and Nobel Prize winner in 1903. His earliest works were on electrolytes and later in life he turned to astronomy and origins of life but along the way he worked on predicting the effects of CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) on the Earth’s atmosphere. He studied the works of...

PicPick Tools Is The All In One Design Tool

PicPick is described by its author as PicPick is an all-in-one software for software developers, graphic designers and home user and it packs a punch in a 942KB zipped download (an installer is available as well). Unzipping and running PicPick opens an initial window that writes to an .ini file. Here one chooses one of the many translations available, set...

SpaceSniffer Is An Attractive Disk Report Utility

As a follow up to this post reviewing 6 tools to view and analyze disk usage and this post on TreeSize here is review of SpaceSniffer. It is described by its author as SpaceSniffer is a freeWare (or, better, donationWare) and portable tool application that gives you an idea of how folders and files are structured on your disks SpaceSniffer...

JetPhoto Lets You Manage Your Images

JetPhoto Studio is described by its author as JetPhoto Studio is a feature-rich and easy-to-use digital photo software With JetPhoto it is possible to organize photos into albums, and to archive and back them up as well. One can browse collections or albums in the usual thumbnail mode where not only it is also possible to add notes or tags...

Wind Power Storms Ahead

The world is slowly and surely pushing ahead with green and sustainable technologies. Wind power, using turbines, is growing and is one way to generate electricity using the second most abundant source of energy after sunlight. Today there is news that China plans to increase its existing wind power output threefold by 2020. The original plan was to have a...