Tag: Windows

iTunes for Windows – Good, Bad or Ugly?

Apple iTunes APIs

Not too long ago, Steve Jobs made a general comment regarding platforms in defence of the changes to the iPhone SDK agreement, specifically: We’ve been there before, and intermediate layers between the platform and the developer ultimately produces sub-standard apps and hinders the progress of the platform. Somehow, the extrapolation has been made that Steve …

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Team Fortress 2 – Fun in any Language

Are you a fan of first person shooters but don’t like the international war or zombie apocalypse genres that seems to be dominating the gaming industry at the moment? Perhaps you prefer something a little more light-hearted and casual when it comes to gaming? I don’t think I am a hard core gamer by any …

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Skype – Free Voice and Video Calls for the Masses

Skype (Conversation Window)

Traditionally, people have relied on landlines and more recently mobile phones to keep in touch with their friends and loved ones. Sure, costs to call people interstate or internationally have come down over the years and mobile caps are helpful to a degree but you still end up having to bear the cost of communication. …

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LogMeIn – Remote Desktop Made Easy

LogMeIn (Remote Desktop)

Have you ever been away from home and found yourself needing to access a file or document on a computer at home or perhaps an important e-mail that you don’t seem to have on your phone? Perhaps you are one of those people that is often called upon to help people with their computer problems …

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Subsonic – Free Streaming Music

A few days ago, a friend of mine (thanks Mark!) brought a fantastic piece of software to my attention. It’s called Subsonic and it basically allows you to stream your music collection over the Internet to a streaming capable device. You’ll need a Windows, Mac or Linux computer to act as the streaming server and …

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Find Software on the Cheap

Have you ever wanted a piece of software but have been left wanting because of the cost? Microsoft software, in particular, can be quite expensive to acquire legitimately but there are legitimate ways to get your hands on their software. If you are studying at TAFE or a university, you may be eligible for a …

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Windows 7 – No Worries Mate!

I thought I would post about Windows 7 given that in two weeks time, the Release Candidate version (which I happen to run on my desktop) will start shutting down every two hours until it expires on 01/06/2010. I backup my computer daily so for me to format and reinstall isn’t such a big deal …

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