Apathy Softworks sounds like a great name for a pillow maker, but you should never judge a book by its cover or a rock band by its name, and the same goes for the mad coders behind Quick Cliq. Apathy's software is really about speed and productivity, not sloth. They had the fiendishly clever idea of splicing hot keys with mouse gestures to create a free menu-based app launcher and productivity toolkit for Windows. Like Apathy's other not-so-apathetic wares, Quick Cliq is extremely lightweight and completely portable. Quick Cliq's design goal is to enhance your productivity by … Read more
Developed for both basic mobile device users and advanced developers, this network-testing app proves to be a very handy tool. Speedtest.net Speed Test delivers an accurate test and aids in diagnosing connection problems.
Speedtest.net Speed Test app was quick to install and there were no advanced settings needed. The tool is very easy to use. A simple one-touch activation begins the test. Bright, easy-to-read graphics indicate progress and current speed in the style of an analog meter. Wi-Fi networks as well as mobile networks may be tested. A separate menu shows a record of the results and the … Read more
Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder won't help you find your car keys or point you to the Easter Bunny's stash. But if you need to reinstall Windows and can't find your product key, it might be seem magical to you. This free utility retrieves your Windows Product Key (CD key) from your registry and saves it to a text or CSV file. If you need to reinstall Windows but don't have the Product Key because you lost the original CD or case, it can save your bacon, or at least a lot of your time. It works … Read more
Gone are the days of twisting your radio dial back and forth in the hope of finding something that you want to listen to; the Internet has made it possible to listen to music of every genre from all over the world with just a few clicks. Radio Player Live is a Google Chrome extension that makes this process about as easy as it gets. If you like sampling music from all over the globe, it's a great addition to your browser.
Like most Chrome extensions, Radio Player Live installs without any hassle, appearing as an icon to the … Read more
It's important to have up-to-date software, but the best time to update a program isn't while you're trying to use it. Patch My PC can automatically update Oracle Java but also Adobe Reader, Flash, Air, and Shockwave; Mozilla Firefox; Skype; Google Chrome; Apple iTunes and QuickTime; and many others. It's portable freeware that runs immediately when you open it, without needing to be installed.
Patch My PC's compact interface is packed with information. Though it's small and busy, it's also a standard Explorer-style layout underneath, with a toolbar/tabbed navigation console and main … Read more
TuneUp360 is like many utilities that promise to clean, boost, and protect your system. Its all-in-one (or all-or-nothing) approach is aimed at novice users who are likely to be intimidated by similar software that requires you to make decisions about what actions to take. Like many such tools, it will scan your system and identify "dangerous" conditions, whether they really are or not, to persuade you to run its "fixes." However, to fix any of the problems the scan finds, you must buy the software. And, again as with so many of these products, what happens … Read more