Monect Portable turns your Android smartphone into a multi-use device: game controller, joystick, touchpad, keyboard, number pad, and more. It can send text to your PC with a single tap, control media players, browse files, and do anything a mouse or similar device can do. We used it to control a laptop with a bum touchpad, but that's nothing next to Monect's gaming tools, which use your phone's g-sensor to let you drive ridiculously fast or aim crosshairs with deadly accuracy. To use Monect Portable, you'll also need the free host app on the target PC. … Read more
HD Camera Ultra adds many useful camera features and photography modes to your smartphone or tablet. The default Android camera app doesn't even come close to what this awesome photography app offers, so if you take a lot of photos on the go, you'll really want to try this out.
HD Camera Ultra borrows Android's default camera and adds powerful features to it. In addition to increasing the digital zoom to 3X, this app lets you change the focus mode, adjust exposure, auto-correct the white balance, and use shooting modes like night mode that you'd normally … Read more
With both 64-bit and 256-bit encryption options and passwords that accept almost any character, Image Encrypt Batch Tools has the power to secure your images so they can't be viewed without your password. Even if snoops get their hands on your pics, they can't open them. As SwMost's documentation points out, no encryption key is completely unbreakable. But Image Encrypt Batch Tools' 256-bit encryption option will take some effort to break.
Image Encrypt Batch Tools opens with a small interface, half of which is taken up with an attractive coastal scene. We had two choices to make … Read more
PDF ReaderiPhone Edition does little more than other free reader apps for iOS, but it brings together a lot of disparate tools for a more streamlined, and ultimately very quick, reading experience. With features like Wi-Fi transfers, built-in iCloud support, and camera scanning, it enables you to move PDF documents to your phone rapidly and start viewing, editing, or working with them in real time. The result is a very effective tool that many on-the-go workers will enjoy.
When you first open PDF ReaderiPhone Edition, you can choose from a number of options, including loading documents from iCloud, scanning pages … Read more
If you have a new iMac you probably don't have a numeric pad on your keyboard. NumPad Connector for Mac is the application that solves this problem, connecting your iMac to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and transforming them into a wireless numeric keypad.
The application costs $2.99, while the connector that you'll need for the iMac is free. NumPad Connector for Mac is a small application that you install on your device and then connect to your MacBook or to the Bluetooth wireless keyboard of your iMac. In order to do so, you have to … Read more
Advanced Mac users, including developers, often have to enter commands to display hidden files. Show Hidden Files for Mac allows this to be accomplished with the click of a button, although this may not be necessary for experienced developers.
Show Hidden Files for Mac is available as freeware with advertisements for other programs displayed initially, but these can be disabled or enabled easily from the main drop down menu. Easy to download, the application installs and runs quickly. Its interface is simple, with buttons to hide and show files, although some advanced features could be less intuitive to the average … Read more
The expansive set of options available is what makes this app very fun. However, even with lots of things to do, Derby Days' overall playability is significantly bogged down by one inconvenient factor: It requires real money to advance.
We found the interface of Derby Days to be a little deceptive. When you first open it, you'll find that there are very few buttons present in the default environment. However, the actual options are hidden in the elements of the environment itself as well as in the sub-menus. We found the gameplay to be quite nice, though, as there … Read more
Finally, here is software that might help you win the lottery -- literally. Magayo Lotto is a free tool that is capable of generating the numbers for four kinds of lottery games: Powerball, Thunderball, Lotto, and Toto. The tool uses the results of previous lotteries to present a pool of winning numbers the user can then choose from.
Magayo Lotto has a very simple and easy-to-use interface. Just pick the country, the lottery game, and then download the previous results. The tool then offers an analysis of which numbers have the best chance of winning in the next draw. The … Read more
When you delete files and folders in Windows, they're not really gone. To make sure something you want to delete has been wiped from your system, you need something stronger. Files Terminator Free Portable securely deletes files and folders and recovers free space in your disk drives. It's completely portable, so you can save it to a USB drive or similar device and run it on any compatible machine.
Files Terminator has a small but colorful interface that you might mistake for a pop-up ad if you only glance at it. A drop-down menu offers 9 different methods … Read more
WSCC stands for Windows System Control Center. It's a free console program that integrates access to hundreds of free system utilities supplied by Microsoft and others. WSCC Portable Edition is a totally portable version of WSCC. It saves all its utilities to local folders, so there's nothing to uninstall: simply delete any program you don't want, or delete the whole folder.
WSCC opened with an automatic update finder. The utilities come from three sources: Microsoft Sysinternals, Microsoft Windows, and NirSoft. It listed all available downloads, more than 250 in total, each with a check box selected by … Read more