Monthly Archive: September 2009

Speed Launch From Microsoft Office Labs Is An Interesting Launcher

Speed Launch is created by Microsoft’s Office Labs. The office labs is one experimental arm of Microsoft that is sometimes not too busy on the public side and develops products that one may not necessarily associate with the company. Speed Launch is perhaps one such example and is a program that has many other freeware equivalents. Upon installation Speed Launch...

KUninstall Is A Capable Alternative Uninstaller

KUninstall is described by its author as …is a small, quick and powerful uninstaller KUninstall runs on Windows 2000 and XP and provides a non-Microsoft alternative to the sometimes very slow add/remove programs feature of Windows. It is a 377KB unzipped portable download that offers an unzip and run way to list all the programs installed on a computer and...

WWF – The New Climate Deal – A Pocket Guide

WWF has provided this pocket guide or short article on where we stand on the issue of climate change in 2009. It starts by quoting President Obama… Climate and the economic crisis “This is the generation that must stop the spread of the pollution that is slowly killing our planet… Rolling back the tide of a warming planet is a...

WinTray Saves Taskbar Space

WinTray is a small and simple no install script or program built using the AutoIt scripting tool that works with Windows Vista and earlier Windows versions which allows programs to be minimized to the tray instead of the taskbar therefore saving taskbar space. The icon used in the tray will be that of the minimized program’s executable. The default way...

Image Analyzer Offers More Image Editing Features

Image Analyzer is described by its author as Advanced image editing, enhancement and analysis software…plus a number of advanced features not even available in professional photo suites Indeed the strength of Image Analyzer is that it is somewhat more than an average freeware or shareware image editor. Its features include the likes of resize and crop but additionally also warp....

ScrapBook Captures It all

ScrapBook is a Firefox addon that is perhaps the most useful written. Using ScrapBook it is possible to capture parts or all of a web page and to save it for future reference. It is also in one sense better than bookmarking a page because as much or all of the page is saved locally as it existed at the...

esyPlanner Is A Useful PIM

esyPlanner is a freeware personal information manager that provides calendars, reminders (which it calls popups), notes and password storage. The program doesn’t exactly have the best or cleanest of interfaces, which somehow mirrors the author’s website as well, however it is more than adequate as a PIM. Notes can be created by using the Microsoft outlook style side panel or...

PlainEdit.NET Is A Complete Text Editor

PlainEdit.NET is described by its author as PlainEdit.NET is a text editor for ANSI, UTF-8 and Unicode files The list of features of PlainEdit.NET are impressive and it is a very complete text editor and notepad replacement. Its features include many of expected and common set like syntax highlighting for many languages and search and replace. But even those regular...

CubicExplorer Is The Simple File Manager

CubicExplorer is described by its author as CubicExplorer is a file manager which is aimed to replace Windows Explorer. It’s goal is to be easy and pleasant to use but still have enough power for more advanced usage. CubicExplorer has an uncluttered interface with a relatively limited amount of features. It manages to give a clean look impression to the...