Archive for June 2008

BluetoothView – Monitor the activity of Bluetooth devices around you

June 27, 2008

If you have neighbors or family members that use a cellular phone with Bluetooth turned on – You can easily know when they come home and when they leave, by using BluetoothView.
Each time that a new device is detected, BluetoothView automatically displays an alert as a balloon in your taskbar. This means that you can detect when your neighbors, friends or family members are coming even before they knock on your door…

For each detected Bluetooth device, this application displays the following information: Device Name, Bluetooth Address, Major Device Type, Minor Device Type, First Detection Time, Last Detection Time, and more.
BluetoothView can also notify you when a new Bluetooth device is detected, by displaying a balloon in your taskbar or by playing a small beep sound.
Requirements: Bluetooth Dongle, Windows XP/SP2 or Windows Vista.
License Free / Download


Disc Wizard – FREE hard drive cloning software for download

June 27, 2008

Disc Wizard (Re-branded version of popular hard-drive cloning or backup software Acronis True Image) lets you create image backups of all the data on your computer including operating systems, applications and configuration files, software, and all of your data.

When a system problem occurs, the software will get you up and running in short order.The new Disc Wizard features –
>>Direct Back-up to FTP servers,
>>Easily search and recover particular files in archives just as in Windows Explorer
>>One-click image backup
>>USB supports
Supported File system – FAT16/32 / NTFS / Ext2/Ext3 / ReiserFS / Linux SWAP.
Supports: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista, File size: 95Mb
This software is provided by Seagate for their hard disc and can be download legally from the Seagate website.


Free PDF Unlocker for download

June 20, 2008

PDF Unlocker is a free and simple utility that will remove the password and restrictions on any PDF file that you can read (via Techtrends) . PDF files are sometimes protected with two types passwords.
1. A password that restricts some functions. Such as printing, copy & paste.
2. A password to open the file for reading.
To remove type 1 , just drag your PDF file on to the shortcut icon of PDF Unlocker. With in a few seconds it will remove the password and allows printing or copying & pasting the contents from the PDF File.
To remove type 2 requires you must know the password to open the file. You can then remove this password and any restrictions. Right click Remove PDF Password link (icon) and choose edit. Directly after ‘-sPDFPassword=’ Place open password, without quotes. Close and save file.Then drag and drop the PDF on to the link on your desktop. You can rename the file if you want.
Supports: Windows 2000 / XP / 2003
License: Free, File size: 5.67Mb, Download

Sentinel- Advanced file integrity checker for Windows

June 20, 2008

Sentinel is an advanced file integrity checker that integrates seamlessly with your anti-virus or Trojan applications.
Sentinel has the following features:
1. Advanced File Integrity Checker – Audits your system folder (as well as upto 20 other folders) for the slightest file changes and/or additions. If any files fail the integrity check, your anti-virus/trojan program will be notified
2. Registry Watcher – The RegWatch portion of Sentinel will warn your anti-virus program of programs that are trying to start up using the Registry
3. Secure Shut down – Shut Down your computer with confidence that no viruses or trojans will attempt to corrupt your system. This feature will automatically perform an Integrity Check and a Registry audit – all files that have been changed or modified will be scanned by your anti-virus scanner.
4. Automatic Activity Logging – Logs every file that Sentinel sends over to your anti-virus scanner; every log can be re-scanned with ease.
>>Supported Antivirus software
>>License: Free, Download Sentinel / Home page

Popular Magazines for free on your Firefox, Safari and iPhone

June 13, 2008

Free digital issues of several popular magazines are available via Zinio for free to iPhone users. However if you are using Safari or Firefox browser on your computer can also view the magazine by changing the user agent in your browser( via – Techtrends).Some of the magazine available through Zinio are U.S. News & World Report, Playboy, Popular Photography, Men’s Health, Popular Mechanics, PC Magazine, Elle, Technology Review, Macworld UK, Lonely Planet, Reader’s Digest, etc.

To read the magazines you only need to enter your email address which then subscribes to their mailing list, and you’ll be able to view the full digital issues magazines.

If you are using Firefox browser just follow as given below.
* In the URL bar, enter “about:config”
* Right click anywhere on the page, go down to New and over to String
* You will be prompted to enter the preference name. Enter: general.useragent.override
* You will next be prompted to enter a “string value”. Enter: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU like Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/420.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0 Mobile/4A102 Safari/419 (United States)
* Once you have hit OK, you have morphed your Firefox into an iPhone mobile browser

For Safari browser
* Open Safari and go to preferences.
* Click the Advanced tab and check the box that says “show develop menu in menu bar”
* Go up to the Develop Menu > User Agent > Mobile Safari 1.1.3 – iPhone.
* Navigate to Zinio and start enjoying the magazines

Defraggler – A New and Free Windows Defragging tool

June 13, 2008

Most defragmentation tools only let you defrag the whole drive. gives you the power to select individual files and folders to defrag. So you can get the job done in seconds, rather than waiting for the whole drive to complete. Of course if you want to defrag the whole drive Defraggler will let you do that too.Defraggler
Defraggler is comming from Piriform – the company that brought to CCleaner and Recuva.
1. Defraggler supports all Windows OSs released since Windows 2000 – Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista,XP 64 and Vista. 64-bit. Additionally Defraggler supports both NTFS and FAT32 file systems.
2. Completely free for personal or commercial use
3. Defraggler gives you the power to select individual files and folders to defrag. So you can get the job done in seconds, rather than waiting for the whole drive to complete. Of course if you want to defrag the whole drive Defraggler will let you do that too.

File size:500Kb / License: Free / Supports: Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/XP64/Vista64


DriverMax – Lets you download lates driver updates for your PC

June 13, 2008

Searching for rare drivers or driver updates on hundreds of web sites, on CDs or inserting one installation CD after the other is somewhat tiresome. DriverMax is a free tool (required registration to get a free serial key) for Windows that allows you to download the latest driver updates for your computer. You can also export all your current drivers (or just the ones that work ok) to a folder or a compressed file. After re-installing Windows all drivers will be back in place in less than 5 minutes.
Among the most significant developments of this new version of DriverMax (version 4.1) is that, it can display a complete report of all drivers (versions, release dates) installed on your system. This feature can also be very useful when you want to analyze the differences between the drivers installed on different machines.
After installation just follow the instruction to get free serial key for the application.
(Downloading functions available for Vista users only.)
Supports: Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Vista only.

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