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A comprehensive review of the successor to Trillian Astra: Trilian 5. Sporting a simplistic GUI revamped for Windows Vista/7, optimized plugins, and a variety of new features; Trillian 5 proves to be a strong competitor in the field of Instant Messengers, and a potential leader in the industry.

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Ever had the need to upload a screenshot of your PC quickly?  Sure the native Windows Snip Tool is good and SnagIt is even better.  But what if you just need to quickly take a shot and upload it without any editing or pasting into Paint first?

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A Deep Look into Microsoft Office Web Apps

Posted by Taylor Ling On August - 2 - 2010

Have you ever run into a situation where you need to have an urgent modification on your word documents or excel sheets but found your Microsoft Office just doesn’t work for you at that particular moment? Or the Microsoft Office trial version just expired and you are looking for some similar services at zero cost?


With the release of Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft have started to offer a free Cloud-based Office Web Apps which consists of four main applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. With Office Web Apps, you can now create, view, edit, share and collaborate on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents in the cloud, and all these can be done from virtually anywhere with a supported browser (yes, even a smartphone browser.) You do not have to install any plugins of software to enjoy the service; Office Web Apps only requires you to have a Windows Live ID–that’s all. Not only that, with Office Web Apps, you can have your precious 25GB of free storage space provided by SkyDrive filled up with your documents or notes, edit and share them on the fly, isn’t that sweet? Read the rest of this entry »

uTorrent 2.2 Beta Gets a New Look

Posted by Stu On August - 1 - 2010

I’ve been a fan of uTorrent for a while now.  It’s free, fast, lightweight, highly configurable, cross-platform and now, looks great.

A new look isn’t all uTorrent brings to the table.  Apps have been introduced thanks to Project Griffin meaning extra functionality without bogging down the core client.

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Email Large Files up to 200MB for Free!

Posted by Thomas On July - 15 - 2010

If you are in need of emailing files, larger than the usual 10MB allowed by your ISP provider, then this is something for you.

MailBigFile offers both a free solution with a 200MB file limit and a professional one, with a 2GB file limit.

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PROS: Easy-to-use interface, won’t do anything without asking first!
CONS: If I’m being really picky, it asks you to install a toolbar for the Internet.
VERDICT: A great piece of software for all Facebook users – easy-to-use, and convenient.
DOWNLOAD: Chit Chat for Facebook

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