Anyone who has ever given a presentation understands how valuable it can be to have an assistant to handle A/V duties while you're up front on "the business end" of things, but most of the time you're on your own. GoldGingko's Presentation Assistant might be all the help you need, though. It doesn't help prepare your presentation. No, Presentation Assistant helps you out when it's too late to make changes (or would be, without it). This screen annotating tool lets you draw and write on the screen while delivering your presentation. So … Read more
With the amount of sensitive personal information contained on a computer, having one lost or stolen can be a major problem. MacTrack for Mac provides a number of features to protect information and help recover a lost or stolen computer, all at a reasonable price.
Available as a free trial version with a 14-day usage limit, the full program requires a $9.95 fee for operation past that time. MacTrack for Mac installed smoothly, although it required a full system restart in order to function. After the reboot, the program made us enter a valid e-mail and new password. If … Read more
Let's face it: Browsing and navigating on your smartphone's tiny screen isn't the most enjoyable of tasks. Dolphin Browser aims to make the experience a little easier by employing gestures that quickly get you where you want to go. We loved it so much that we're now using it as our main browser.
Dolphin Browser opens with a very simple and clean layout. From the homepage, you can search in Google, type in a URL, and access your Bookmarks. There are even shortcuts, called Speed Dials, that will take you directly to Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and … Read more
If you share a computer, you can rest assured that someone has looked over your browser's history for salacious details. PrivaZer protects your privacy by cleaning that up, but it doesn't stop there. It does a thorough cleaning of everything you do on your computer, so no one can use it against you.
PrivaZer can be installed on your computer, but if you want to take the program with you, it offers an executable version you can slip on a portable drive, too. Regardless of how you run it, the first time you use the program it takes … Read more
PDF Reader for Windows 7 is a fast, lightweight freeware reader that can display and print PDFs as well as convert them into a wide range of other formats. It's designed to integrate with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 as the default PDF viewer, but it's also backward-compatible with Vista, XP, Windows 2000, and some server releases. It doesn't create PDFs; for that job, you'll still need a full-featured PDF software program, such as the one the developer also offers as a paid upgrade. We tried the freeware PDF Reader for Windows 7 … Read more
On home computers, clearing the history in your Web browser improves the performance of the computer and protects the user's privacy. History Eraser is an effective and useful app that accomplishes this chore on a mobile device with one easy step.
The easy installation requires no advanced settings to mess with. The application opens immediately and functions smoothly. No bugs are observed and stability is not a problem. The clear layout is easy to read and appropriate for all users. No instructions should be required, because the application is very intuitive. The main menu consists of a list of … Read more
FreeMemory for Mac is a utility to free up unneeded memory in your Mac OS X device. It is available for free from the App Store and download sites. It installs easily.
The goal of FreeMemory for Mac is to mark blocks of memory that were used by terminated applications as free, allowing them to be used by other applications. When run, FreeMemory for Mac checks what memory is allocated and whether it is associated with a running app. If not, then it is freed up, allowing for other apps to run. Activated by clicking on the menu bar icon, … Read more
Fake Webcam isn't a lump of plastic that looks like a Webcam but isn't; it's software that simulates a Webcam feed with video. It can capture your desktop, screenshots, and real Webcam feeds, too, and overlay videos with text and effects. You can use Fake Webcam like a real Webcam's feed, but this interesting tool has other capabilities, such as creating presentations, promotional materials, training videos, and manuals, and broadcasting them like your regular Webcam via social media and IM clients. It's free to try for 30 days with a nag screen and watermark on … Read more
iDVD for Mac is Apple's DVD authoring-and-burning tool, working with internal and many external DVD burners. iDVD lets you walk through all the usual DVD creation projects, but also has Magic iDVD built in, which can handle all the most common settings automatically. It produces a burned DVD from your files with a minimum of keystrokes and operator intervention.
The iDVD interface opens with four options for creating or editing a project, using Magic iDVD, or using OneStep DVD to record from your camcorder or camera. Magic iDVD lets you set up disc menus and overall themes, then drag … Read more
Street View for Google Maps brings Google's incredible Street View feature to your smartphone's Google Maps app. Like the regular version, it lets you take a virtual stroll down a large (and ever-growing) database of the world's streets. You can turn around, change directions, and zoom in, all while viewing high-resolution images of the actual buildings, trees, and street scenes you'd see if you were there in person. But the Android app is actually easier to use than the desktop software.
Street View doesn't have its own icon but is integrated with Google Maps. To … Read more