Free JPG to PDF probably tells you all you need to know about this utility from Free PDF Solutions: It's freeware that converts JPG files into PDFs. It can convert individual files, batches, or whole folders and save the output to the destination folder of your choice. Pretty basic, right? We'd add that Free JPG to PDF is also ultra-fast and easy to use, in part because it places all the controls you need right where you need them. It offers few options beyond paper size and orientation, but that seems to be in keeping with an overall … Read more
A two-part application, Easy PC Control allows you to use your mobile device as a mouse or keyboard, or to control other basic functions. This application can even shut your computer off when you are done using it. While some of the bugs need to be worked out, the overall experience is satisfactory.
Installation of Easy PC Control requires the installation of an additional application on your PC. This application allows the two devices to work together. Once the application has been downloaded on both devices, the PC application must be opened via the "Start" button. Once the … Read more
Fantastical is a calendar management app that streamlines and improves many of the common functions you perform every day. It's attractive, fun to use, and it visualizes your data in a way that other apps do not. While it is not perfect for everyone, those that like the colorful interface will get a lot out of it.
After starting Fantastical for the first time, it will load your calendar entries and then catalog them very quickly (this was a fast process). It then shows you how to swipe between day and month views and how to access any one … Read more
Onava Protect - VPN Security is a powerful added layer of security for your iPhone, constantly checking for and blocking unsafe forms and Web sites to protect your device. With the iPhone becoming one of the most popular tools on the planet for surfing the Web, it has become increasingly important to have security measures in place, and Onava Protect manages to integrate well into the iOS architecture.
What sets Onava Protect apart from other security tools is that it works with your existing apps. It doesn't require a third-party browser. Instead it installs a security certificate on your … Read more
InstaB Free for Baby is a fun tool for sharing baby pictures, videos, and other info. friends and family need to know about your little one. Where other apps force you to sign up for social networks, open your photo libraries for use by the system, or tag them in a uniform way, this app is designed with babies in mind, adding the age of the child to each image, along with a mood and other information that you can select.
When you load the app, you will first set the birthday of your child and their gender. From there, … Read more
Developed by the company known for Norton, a popular antivirus and security software, iAntivirus for Mac performs well as a basic malware protection program with useful scanning and identification features. While it takes some time to complete the initial scans, the program does examine almost every part of the computer, helping to ensure that problems aren't lurking on your system.
After installing, the program asks the user to complete a full system scan, which takes several minutes to complete. The main window is well designed, with advanced graphics and labels, making it very easy to use. In the upper-right … Read more
CSR Racing combines a number of fun mobile racing tropes into a single, streamlined experience that is fast, enjoyable, and stylish. While not a breakthrough in mobile gaming, CSR Racing offers a unique set of options and gameplay modes that we haven't seen in other drag racing or street racing games, and it is immensely addictive as a result.
After opening CSR Racing, you'll be inundated with the unique style the app should be best known for. The music is ambient, the animations are slick and professional, and the tutorial is thorough (and a bit cheeky). Load times … Read more
Quickstyle for Mac helps Web designers and others who want to change the CSS files for Web sites without additional steps. Even though the extension is rather easy to use, users do need to understand CSS to use it effectively.
The program installs easily as an extension to the Safari Web browser. A small icon to the left of the URL bar shows up. Pressing this button activates the extension, which shows it is running with a temporary drop-down window. Moving the cursor around the screen highlights the different style sheet areas of the Web page that are currently loaded. … Read more
Wondering how much time you spend on Facebook? Look no further than TimeRabbit, which displays how long you've been on Facebook during your current session and logs each session for the day, week, and so on. TimeRabbit works with most major Web browsers, but it's not a browser add-on; it's a standalone program. More good news: TimeRabbit is freeware.
We installed and opened TimeRabbit, and then logged on to Facebook. TimeRabbit's compact user interface opened on the Today tab. The tab's title said it all: Time on Facebook Today, in hours, minutes, and seconds. We … Read more
Created by a company that programs artificial intelligence systems and purported to be a "smart" editing system, 1Checker successfully helps the user with spell checking and English grammar. The interface is easy to use, although it froze and needed to be restarted with our first usage.
In a side-by-side comparison, MS Word and 1Checker found approximately the same errors. The program does make suggestions by giving you alternative word choices throughout your writing to help you polish your language. However, when tested on typical academic writing, this application is not perfect. Grammar mistakes identified were either wrong or … Read more