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Apr 1, 2008
SY Wong

Download File Alert Monitor v2.0 that Monitors Folders and Files Modification

Here is another good software utility suitable for office and personal use. Named as File Alert Monitor, it is capable of monitoring any file change (either recently added, modified or deleted) in specific folder in local or even networked PC. The target application is quite wide as it can be used to monitor any file deletion in shareable PC, document edition with timestamp for tracking purpose.
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Apr 1, 2008
SY Wong

Download Direct Folder v3.3 for Fast Folders and Files Access on Your PC

File and folder organizing is important so that user can access to the right folder for a particular file in the shortest time. Even though at the end you may able to retrieve it, but the time wasted is not worth as it can be spent elsewhere for more productive task. That is why sometimes I would rather put the folder, either important or frequently access folder on my desktop for fast retrieval. However, it will still be messy when more and more files and important folders are piling up on your desktop. Here is another alternative solution. Known as Direct Folder version 3.3, it enables the quick access to a particular folder, regardless of what level of root directories it resides in by simply double clicking on your desktop screen.
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Mar 30, 2008
SY Tan

Reduce Health Risks Due to Long Hours at Computer with Break Reminder

Some of the common occupational hazards for workers who sit too long in front of the computer are eye strain, back pain, numbness, carpal tunnel syndrome, RSI (Repetitive Stress Syndrome), headaches, dizziness, or breathing problems. When we sit and type at the keyboard for hours, our muscles are tense and our posture may be incorrect, thus creating various health problems. It’s even users are only reading websites such as Tip and Trick. It is important to take breaks in between and correct our posture so that we do not suffer from these physical risks. Therefore, the Break Reminder program is a little known but highly useful feature for users who want to be reminded to take breaks.
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Mar 30, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Download Windows Search 4.0 Preview

Windows Search 4.0 (WS4) is the next version of desktop search for system running Windows operating system. Windows Search 4.0 which replaces Windows Desktop Search (WDS) and automatically upgrades WDS version 2.6 and later (older versions must be uninstalled first), can perform instant search on user’s computer to find and preview documents, e-mail messages, music files, photos, and other items.
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Mar 30, 2008
SY Tan

Download AnyDVD HD 6.4.0.4 with Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD Support (BD+ and AACS)

AnyDVD HD (Version 6.4.0.0) is a product by Slysoft which is a Windows-based driver that works automatically in the background to unprotect encrypted movie DVDs, Blu-ray discs and HD DVDs. It removes the copy protection of a DVD movie as soon as it’s inserted into the drive, allowing users to backup the movie using a DVD backup tool such as CloneDVD and CloneDVD mobile. AnyDVD HD has additional features for full Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD support, including decryption of Blu-ray (BD+ and AACS) and HD DVD (AACS) movies. With AnyDVD, users can watch movies over a digital display connection, without HDCP-compliant graphics card and without HDCP-compilant display, and playback almost all discs on PC with PowerDVD Ultra.
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Mar 30, 2008
Nic Cho

Apple Announces Aperture 2.1

Apple has announced its new Aperture 2.1 with powerful image editing plug-in architecture which allows photographers to easily use specialized third party imaging software right from within Aperture, aiming to enhance the user experience in Apple’s Aperture photo-editing package.


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Mar 29, 2008
SY Wong

Download VirtuaWin Freeware for Multiple Desktop Simulation in Windows OS

If you are dealing with multiple applications running on your desktop frequently, you may need this freeware for your Windows based PC. Named as VirtuaWin, it is an open source application software that able to simulate many desktop system environment without additional hardware installation on your PC. Although there are already many different software utilities such as Windows PowerToy that able to perform similar task, but I found this to be user friendly and yet supports more virtual desktop profiles.


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Mar 29, 2008
SY Tan

Upload Photos to Flickr with Friendly Flickr Applications

Net users especially bloggers and webmasters must be quite familiar with Flickr, a famous and the largest photo sharing website/service and online community platform. When users register for a Flickr account, they can enjoy free monthly uploading of 100MB worth of photos. Showing and sharing favourite or creative photos is a wonderful experience. While showing off your photography technique and skills, you also give others opportunities to appreciate your creations. To upload digital images to Flickr in a more systematic way, you can consider a few uploading tools below.
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