EagleGet can accelerate downloads, pause and resume downloads, and enable one-click downloads. As you've guessed, it's a download manager, but one that not only works but also actually works well. It's not a P2P client or torrent manager but rather integrates with many different browsers to manage all your downloads. It uses multithread technology to download files up to eight times faster, depending on your system. EagleGet enables downloads by dragging, clicking, and by menu. Its Video Sniffer can find videos on YouTube. You can schedule downloads, configure proxies, and enable extras like Clipboard Monitoring, Silent Mode, … Read more
Get Songs Off iPod for Mac allows you to transfer music from your iPod to your Mac computer with the click of a button. It's fast, stable, fully functional, and it will save you the hassle of other similar apps.
Get Songs Off iPod for Mac sports a welcoming and functional interface. To begin copying your music between devices, you have to connect your iPod to your computer. Songs populate in the main interface window, and you can select which tracks you would like to back up to your computer. We liked that the artist and song title were … Read more
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To mark Villains Month, DC Comics is releasing a limited number of 3D comic book covers -- no annoying glasses needed. Plus, Hot Wheels builds the tallest wall track for toy cars, and we take a look at Dash Robotics' educational "origami" insect bots meant to get kids excited about robots and engineering. All that and more on this week's awesome Crave show. … Read more
Here's a question you probably don't hear often: Did you ever try the music mode in Mario Paint for Super Nintendo? If you're not aware, Mario Paint had an awesome 8-bit music composer and a genius has manipulated it to play a funky version of Daft Punk's summer hit "Get Lucky." It's funky fresh.
Using the standalone PC game Mario Paint Composer by Unfun Games, YouTube user jeonghoon95 re-created "Get Lucky" with amusing beeps, boops, and other effects that derive from video game sounds. It's not a simple composition, either, as the layered production uses several harmonies to create a rich chiptune re-creation of the catchy song.… Read more
Get Backup for Mac's well-designed menu and useful features make it a good tool for system and file backups. With more and more information stored on your computer, the need for utilities for backing up important information stored on systems has increased, and this app has some nice options.
Despite the fact that the program is freeware, additional functions are available if the user chooses to purchase a special license. Get Backup for Mac opened quickly after being dragged into the Applications folder. The program's main menu was appropriately designed with clear graphics indicating the main buttons. Technical … Read more
Path recently announced it has reached 10 million users, and is now growing at 1 million users per week. The total number of users is low, especially when compared with Facebook's numbers, but don't let that fool you.
Path is a useful social platform, especially for those who aren't about sharing with large groups of friends, but instead keep a smaller list of friends to share personal moments with. With the growing popularity, you're likely to see posts on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, and even Foursquare.What is Path?
Path is a private social network. Instead … Read more
Along with an update to the infamous "porn mode" that turns off your browser's ability to record your browsing session, the new Firefox 20 includes usability and back-end changes.
Firefox 20 (download for Windows | Mac | Linux) updates now allow you to run a private browsing session in a new window, alongside a standard Firefox browsing window. On Firefox 20 for Android (download), the browser now lets you run private mode tabs next to standard session tabs.
Private browsing on Firefox is analogous to Internet Explorer's InPrivate or Chrome's Incognito. It's a feature that turns … Read more