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Download The Latest Snagit Update
Snagit is the powerful screen capturing tool of choice, for manuals, tutorials or presentations.  Techsmith’s SnagIt is a quality image manipulation software that records stills and videos. The captured area can be set to; full screen, window, region or scrolling area. The software has a large range of tools,... Read more
Apple Rumoured To Buy Beats For $3.2 Billion
There is currently a massive deal underway which will see Apple acquiring Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.  Old school Hip-hop artist Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine founded the headphone maker and music-streaming distributor. Both Apple Inc. and Beats Electronics have declined to comment officially on the deal,... Read more
Google Camera App Makes Sure You Record Videos Correctly
In case you missed the news, Google decided to release a standalone camera app that can be downloaded from the Google Play store. While it will do a lot of the same things your stock camera will do, it also has a few upgrades – one which is worthy... Read more
DivX Play 10.2.0
DivX® 9 for Windows is available as a free download, which provides absolutely everything that you need to enjoy high-quality digital content on your computer.  You can also play your DivX files (.divx, .avi) on millions of DivX Certified® devices.  With DivX Play 10.2.0 you can watch numerous formats, including... Read more
FastPictureViewer 1.9 Build 335 (32-bit)
FastPictureViewer is an image viewer that has been specifically designed for photographers.  The software now has powerful workflow tools that help to automate file management duties such as copy, move, delete, save-for-web and others. FastPictureViewer has the Fastest RAW viewer ever made.  Other outstanding features include: Instant zooming to... Read more
Siri Will Soon Tell You What Song is Playing
I’ll be the first to admit that I use Siri quite a bit. I use her to schedule meetings and appointments, I use her to remind me to do errands and things around the house, and I use her to text people when I am driving. She rarely fails... Read more
iTunes To Start Selling Subscriptions To Beats Music
The latest updated version of the Beats Music iPhone app is now taking new subscriptions utilising the iTunes billing system. The motive for this action is due to the high number of iPhone users, which the service currently has, coupled with the difficulty in getting a new subscriber base... Read more
Are These Photos Proof Of The Loch Ness Monster?
People have been looking for proof of the Loch Ness monster for years. Some are adamant that it exists, while others are just as adamant that it’s a figment of overactive imaginations. Whatever the truth is, a new photo that has surfaced around the world thanks to Apple Maps... Read more
Album Download Cost Woman £2600
Everybody loves music, but the way we consume our mellifluous sounds has changed over the years.  Long gone are the days of 8-Ttrack tapes and vinyl and even the sale of compact discs are sliding rapidly downhill.  We are firmly fixed in the digital age.  Sure there are still... Read more
ISS To Send Video Laser To Earth
NASA has created an interesting method to transmit data across vast distances, such as the ISS to the Earth.  The Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science (OPALS) system was due to be launched to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX-3 mission, but the mission was scrubbed due to a helium... Read more
Adobe Announces Lightroom Mobile For iPad & iPhone
Adobe has announced that it is bringing Lightroom to mobile devices, starting with the iPad and then later to the iPhone. Just like the desktop version, the Lightroom app will enable you to work with RAW photos, as well as smartphone images, so that you can make the most... Read more
Citrix Releases GoToMeeting For Chrome
Video conferencing is a standard requirement in today’s business environments.  Whether people choose to use Skype or another service, they need high quality services at little or no cost.  The market has a few products that are availalble at the moment and one to look out for is Citrix‘s GoToMeeting,... Read more
Prices Set To Rise For iTunes & App Store Downloads
When the chancellor announced the latest budget for the UK, it was revealed that a previous loophole allowing digital downloads to avoid tax in the UK will now be closed. As a result, when these new laws take effect, it could be that we see an increase in price... Read more
Is iTunes Coming To Android?
As someone who switched from an iPhone 3Gs to a Galaxy S3 and then switched back to an iPhone 5s recently, I can tell you that there is a world of difference when it comes to purchasing and listening to your music. With the iPhones, all I have to... Read more
Pono Music Boasts Amazing Quality For Digital Music
Neil Young’s mission to provide a device that delivers supreme sound quality has finally come to fruition; Pono Music can be available through Kickstarter now for just shy of $400. Pono Music is a bright triangular digital music player that delivers “studio master-quality digital music at the highest audio... Read more
35 Million Getty Images Become Free To Use
Have you ever-needed specific images for something and didn’t quite know where to look?  Well my friends, the search is over as the world’s largest photo agency, Getty Images, has made a massive amount of its library free to use, in an effort to combat online piracy. Millions of... Read more
New Features Added to FastStone Image Viewer
FastStone Image Viewer is an easy-to-use tool for editing, converting and viewing images. Packed full of features, it supports all major graphic formats and also popular digital camera RAW formats. The latest version, FastStone Image Viewer 5.0, sees an added option to the Slide Show tool, called ‘Crop to... Read more
CP+ Japan: Overview
Each year Japanese consumers gather at CP+ in Yokohama, Japan for a four-day trade show.  All the big names always show off their new product lines to local audiences here and have done so for the last 50 years.  Canon and Nikon still dominate the digital imaging market, closely followed by other players... Read more