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ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - drop.io

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - drop.io

By 24 July 2010

Dropbox is a fantastic sharing tool but it does rather rely on everyone else having it to get the most out of your experience. By the same token, Google Wave is a decent platform for collaboration but it's a touch slow, buggy, not everything works yet... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Ninite

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Ninite

By 20 June 2010

PCs are a bit rubbish. Let's face it. And the fact is that you have to reinstall Windows every now and then because of the amount of nonsense that gets jammed up in the gears from all the applications that come and go. That's just the way it works. Sadly,... >>

PSP goes budget friendly with Essentials range

PSP goes budget friendly with Essentials range

By 14 May 2010

Sony has announced that it will begin to release older titles under its Essentials range banner - starting with ten titles due next month. Sony will hope the move, which is similar to the PlayStation Platinum scheme, will boost sales for its much lamented... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - doubleTwist

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - doubleTwist

By 1 May 2010

It's easy to get you computer clogged up with software. You buy a camera and Nikon wants you to install a program, you get a camcorder and Flip tells you how wonderful their desktop application is, Nokia's requiring something to get mobile images onto... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - AnchorFree Hotspot Shield

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - AnchorFree Hotspot Shield

By 24 April 2010

It's going to be a while until Project Canvas arrives and that's assuming it doesn't it end up the same way as its predecessor, Kangaroo. Even when it does turn up, there's little chance we'll be able to watch absolutely everything that's aired on UK... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Picnik

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Picnik

By 14 February 2010

There's a lot of people out there for whom photo editing software is a bit of a mystery. Who can blame them? When the brand name that has become the verb is "Photoshop", then it's of little surprise. As good as Adobe's software is, and indeed other excellent... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Xobni

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Xobni

By 5 February 2010

This week we're getting a little more specific on Essentials. Desktop e-mail clients are not for everyone - many of us at Pocket-lint included. Webmail is fast, agile and great to access from anywhere, but home-based applications still have their place... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Dropbox

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - Dropbox

By 29 January 2010

As our digital footprints grow, so do our collections of files and the number of different access terminals we use to organise, edit and store them. If you've lost track of where the most up to date copy of your CV is or the final edit of your holiday... >>

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - "Everything"

ESSENTIALS: Software to improve your life - "Everything"

By 22 January 2010

Trying to find a file hidden somewhere on your system can be one of the more painful processes on any Windows machine. Thankfully, the release of Microsoft's latest OS has made this one hell of a lot quicker, but it's still not a patch on the apparently... >>