Friday, February 11, 2011

Free Specialized Utility To Recover Video And Audio Files From Scratched CDs or DVDs

Get My Videos Back is a small and specialized application for Windows developed specifically to recover audio and video files from scratched CDs and DVDs, including support for reading source file byte by byte which comes handy when the optical-disc has lots of small scratches.
Get My Videos Back is very basic, portable application which gets the job done with options to save the job and continue them later.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

AutoPatcher Updated To Support Windows 7

Quite a while ago Microsoft put a lid on third-party Windows update downloader AutoPatcher forcing them to shutdown, but it seems the utility is still available and now have been updated to support Microsoft Windows 7. For starters AutoPatcher let users and system administrators download updates once and apply them to as many computers they like without needing an active internet connection.

Download Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 Preview

The web-browser war is once again going to get interesting with Internet Explorer 9 Preview now available for public download promising impressive upcoming features, boasting 100% support for W3C Web Standards (see comparison table after the jump) IE9 will support hardware assisted page rendering, background compiled JavaScript and GPU-powered HTML5 graphics for superior performance.

The Pale Moon Project - Custom Build Faster Firefox Browser For Modern CPU's

The biggest advantage of open-source software is that developers are free to make changes to existing code and create completely customized version of the software, benefiting from the same "Project Pale Moon" is making Firefox faster by upto 25% on Windows platform by removing unwanted code (for most users) and optimizing it to benefit from latest CPU features making full use of enhanced instruction sets of newer CPUs.

To achieve it's faster Firefox build goal "Pale Moon" disables features like ActiveX and ActiveX scripting, Accessibility features, Parental controls, Javascript debugging support, crashreporter and automatic updater by design. Also, do note that since "Pale Moon Browser" is specifically optimized for current processor generation that is 7th or later generation CPU with SSE2 support the browser will not run or will have problems on older hardware configurations.

Google Chrome Vs Potato Gun - An Official Test !

While every other web-browser is claiming to be the world's fastest, Google has their own interesting way of demoing Chrome as the real crown holder by comparing it's webpage speed rendering times with a potato gun and lighting.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Apple iTunes 9.1 Available For Download

Apple iTunes 9.1 download is now live offering iPad syncing with ability to download iBooks, the latest update also allows users to rename, rearrange, or remove Genius Mixes.

However, if you are using a tethered Blackra1n jailbroken iPhone 3.1.2 you will experience syncing issues with iTunes 9.1 but no worries as we now have a fix from iH8sn0w dubbed blackbreeze.