Evernote Skitch now available for Windows

So, Evernote Skitch or simply Skitch, the ultimate application to make all kinds of screenshots is finally available for Windows (this application had been exclusive to Mac since long time ago).

Evernote Skitch

In celebration of the launch of Windows 8, the development team behind Skitch has introduced a version for the Windows desktop compatible with the latest versions of this operating system and an exclusive version of the Windows Store which only works within Windows 8.Continue reading

Contacam: monitoring via webcam

Contacam is another program that we can use when placing security cameras in the house or office or nearby. The first feature that is obvious is that its interface and options are not too complicated, but are straightforward and understandable; the second is that it consumes few resources and the picture quality is quite good.

contacam

The program can monitor the area within range of the camera and start recording video automatically when motion is detected. The recordings can be saved as AVI or Flash and optionally stored on an FTP server or sent via e-mail. You can also choose to capture still images at regular intervals or create a timeline based on animated thumbnails that can be accessed remotely via browser, Internet.Continue reading

Blekko: Another option among search engines

Blekko is a little-known online search option, but offers slashtags search and provides collaborative results that avoiding those results from Google that stand out thanks to the SEO techniques.

blekko search engine

Although Google is the most visited page of the Internet world, long since there are other alternatives that are not as well known as Google, but it offer good options for those wanting to get out of range of the network giant. It is Blekko, one of the newest Internet search engines, dating from a couple of years ago.Continue reading

EasyBrake: Convert videos with one click

The video conversion has never been easy, but that may change if we use an application like EasyBrake which allows conversion between formats with one click.

easybrake

Just enough to give a click and in moments we will be transforming our video to MKV format, of course this is not the only supported format but the default format of the application, so if we want to use MP4 in its place we must select it before start conversion (The program can convert most popular formats such as FLV, AVI, WMV and MPG).Continue reading

WebOS returns based on Ubuntu

An independent developer has worked to make available to the Open WebOS community, an alternative and unofficial OS WebOS that HP again discontinued last year.

Open WebOS

Over a year ago that HP announced it would discontinue all products with WebOS, the multitasking operating system for embedded systems based on Linux, previously developed by Palm. WebOS was as one distro of Linux open source.

However, the good news is that the developer Chen Ping-Hsun has released a live version of WebOS, called Open WebOS, based on Ubuntu 12.04. The bad news is that it is still in beta and still too many errors.Continue reading

Windows Post-Install Wizard: a Windows installer with all your programs

Windows Post-Install Wizard is a program that will arm the Windows installation DVD as with all programs, settings and applications that we use regularly.

Windows Post-Install Wizard

The task of installing Windows from scratch is not easy or quick, because after a new installation will have to hunt to find the programs that we had installed on the computer, if we want to remain as it was before. Instead of downloading one by one application, it is good idea to embed them in the Windows installation DVD, so as to install everything at once next time.Continue reading

The Linux Foundation is trying to ensure the installation of Linux on Windows 8

Both the Linux Foundation and responsible for some Linux distros, work to avoid the blocking of the UEFI of Windows 8 and in obtaining digital keys from Microsoft.

installation of Linux on Windows 8

A few months ago, it was announced that Windows 8 would use a protection system that would recognize all the operating system that it wasn’t Windows 8, as malware. All this, thanks to the UEFI secure boot, that Microsoft will implement on computers that incorporate Windows 8 as main system.Continue reading

Zemana AntiLogger: protects your computer against keyloggers

Zemana AntiLogger is a keyloggers detector program, which protect not only the browser but also all installed programs.

Zemana AntiLogger

One of the latest keyloggers which we have good comments, the Zemana AntiLogger. As you know, the keylogger is a type of malware that collects information on everything that is entered from the keyboard, credit card numbers, bank passwords and other secret data user.

Zemana AntiLogger, besides being free, is really simple to use, as there is no need to configure anything, just download the executable, install and let it run together with Windows. Also receive updates automatically.Continue reading

UFW – facial recognition software in the U.S.

UFW or Universal Face Workstation is the new face recognition software that the FBI has provided to all police organizations across the United States.

facial recognition software

This new software deployed has a national database of eye recognition; this software has been tested since February in Michigan and released on September.

The operation of the software is intended for police analysts who have access to a database of approximately thirteen million images. The purpose of the UFW and it is easy to make a police search using images.Continue reading

NetWorx 5.2.5 with official support for Windows 8

NetWorx Free program to measure the speed of your Internet connection, either ADSL, mobile broadband or fiber optic cable, has a new version ready for download: NetWorx 5.2.5 which adds official support for the new Microsoft operating system: Windows 8 (32 and 64 bit), support for custom icon, fixed a problem that showed an access denied message when performing a fast user switching, redesigns the band of desktop, add the export ignored ip address and full support for IPv6.

NetWorx

NetWorx is a free program developed by Softperfect, which allows you to monitor your connection to the internet or local network, as well as having other interesting functions as to automatically run commands such as ping, netstat, traceroute, etc and can generate reports and statistics with all the data of monitoring, which can be exported to HTML, Word, or Excel.Continue reading