My original list of Software I Use A Lot was posted in Feb 2005 – 6 years ago. Here’s what I used then and what I use now: Free Software: 2005: Firefox (browser). 2011: Google Chrome. 2005: Filezilla (ftp client). 2011: Filezilla. 2005: Irfanview (graphic viewer). 2011: Irfanview. 2005: Keynote (enhanced notepad). 2011: Notepad++ 2005: Process Explorer (system utility). 2011: Process Explorer. 2005: xplorer lite (Windows Explorer replacement). 2011: Nothing
This is the most useful — definitely the most used — teenie-weenie application on my PC: Volumouse. I use it to change the volume on my PC without having to click anything. I use it to change the Master Volume and the Wave volume, but it can be easily configured to change the volume of anything that has a volume control on your PC. And if you really want to
I wrote a timer countdown program 4-5 years ago for Phillip. I recently remembered it because gHacks posted about a tiny timer program. My Timer program is self-explanatory. I don’t think I’ve ever used it. I doubt Phillip even used it. I have to update the email address in its About screen. Downloads: – Zipped up version of Timer (292k). – Non-zipped up version of Timer; just the executable (581k).
Borland is bringing back the Turbo brand: In 1983, Borland revolutionized software development with one of the first PC development environments, Turbo Pascal®, which helped make the commercial development of PC applications possible. The new products revive the popular Turbo brand and provide users with a simple but powerful development environment that combines quick and easy learning with rapid productivity gains. They’re making available a free version and a commercial
Google Talk was released almost a year ago as an alternative to Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, and many other instant messaging software available. The major features I like about Google Talk are: Its interface isn’t busy and cluttered, unlike Yahoo’s mess. Its integration with Google’s Gmail is convenient: it saves chat conversations in your gmail account, so you can easily review past conversations. And now, Google Talk has added