Saturday, 28 May 2016

alphr A-List

For over 20 years I have relied on PC Pro magazine's A-List of the best products they have reviewed. The online version pcpro.co.uk is now alphr.com and they recently posted an online version of the A-List, see: http://www.alphr.com/technology/1002673/a-list-the-best-tech-you-can-buy-in-2016

Friday, 27 May 2016

Control Whether Windows 7/8 Upgrades to Windows 10

Never 10 is an easy to use FREE utility which gives users control over whether their Windows 7 or 8.1 will upgrade itself to Windows 10. Also removes ~6.5GB of installation files that may have automatically downloaded. See: https://www.grc.com/never10.htm

Monday, 23 May 2016

FREE Single Sign-On (SSO) For Office 365

Connect Office365 to your Active Director using the Okta agent, and solve a multitude of login and user administration issues in a matter of minutes. No more password reset fiascos or profile sync challenges. Okta Cloud Connect is free forever for any number of users for one app. See: https://www.okta.com/office365/

Thursday, 19 May 2016

FREE Windows Repair Tool

Tweaking.com - Windows Repair is designed help fix a large majority of known Windows problems left by malware even once removed including; registry errors, file permissions, issues with Internet Explorer and Windows Updates. Free for personal use, the Pro version adds features like automatic updates, an enhanced drive cleaner, memory cleaner and speed tweaks. Available for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, see: http://www.tweaking.com/

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Free Mobile & Web Prototyping

Marvel lets you quickly design, prototype and collaborate on mobile and web projects. Create screens directly in Marvel or add your images from Photoshop or sync designs from your cloud storage! Add gestures and transitions to make your prototype feel just like a real app or website. The free plan features unlimited projects and commenting on your first 3 projects. See: https://marvelapp.com/

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Emergency Virus Rescue Disk

Clearing a virus from an infected machine is never easy. ESET SysRescue Live is a free malware cleaning tool that runs independent of the operating system from a USB/CD/DVD. See: www.eset.com/int/support/sysrescue/

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

The free Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer generates a detailed report from local or remote scan, identifying any missing security updates and common security misconfigurations. The latest 2.3 release adds support for Windows 8/8.1, Windows Server 2012 & 2012 R2. www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=7558