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Top 5 Best Free Photo Editors
Transform your pictures with these great free image editors. Whether you’re addicted to taking quick pics on your mobile phone, or are a DSLR purist, in pursuit of the perfect photograph, your images can look even better with this line-up of fantastic free photo editing software. Features that used... Read more
Record your PC desktop with Gom Cam
Reviewed: the desktop video capture software packed with useful features. Gom Cam is a nifty piece of software that allows you to record your PC screen exactly as it appears, well… on your screen. Gom Cam can also record all the audio outputs from you PC or laptop, making it the... Read more
Google Pixel Suffering From Audio Software Issues
The launch of Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone were a lengthy and much-anticipated process, but like a few other hardware innovations from the company, this one may be falling a little short of the hype. Namely, a number of users have indicated an audio problem with the phone’s... Read more
Word From Our Editor: The Best Free Photo Editing Software
It’s that time of year when we fill our memory cards up with a gazillion photos of festive fun and New Years’ antics. So what better time to take a look at some great free photo editing software? Whether it’s pics of your loved ones opening their presents; of... Read more
Discover and stream music across all your devices with Spotify
There was an advertising campaign not too many years ago for one of the early iterations of the iPhone: a man is casually strolling down the street, listening to what must be an MP3 player, only there’s the sudden sound of a phone ringing! He taps the small device... Read more
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum: Great For DVD Backups!
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum edition: Is it as good as previous incarnations?   In a word, yes, and then some! In fact, it is the best version yet by the people at Digiarty. And that’s quite an achievement. But just what does this version of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum... Read more
Two-For-One Functionality of DVDFab
Some tech users might not immediately think of a free download of a DVD copying program when they imagine the most innovative concept in new software, given that DVDs are hardly the go-to source of portable entertainment these days. But DVDs are far from gone, and the developers at... Read more
The End Of The Vine…
Well that’s that then, it’s official, Twitter is Vinally ending its popular video looping app, Vine. It was the Vinest of time, it was the worst of times… Vine, which Twitter,  the social media company bought for a guesstimated $30 million in 2012 that plays 6 second loops in... Read more
Picasa Fans Urged To Switch To Google Photos
Digital cameras have been widely available in the consumer space for well over a decade, and have only gotten more inexpensive and more accessible as time has passed. With the advent of better quality camera phones, practically everyone carries a camera within reach at all times. The problematic end... Read more
A New Boost To Adobe Creative Cloud
One of the mainstays in any graphic artist’s toolbox is the Adobe family of products. But where artists, designers, and other professionals once had to purchase individual software titles (and then hope they didn’t upgrade their hardware and have to buy it all over again), Adobe has streamlined the... Read more
DVDStyler Launches New Authoring Version 3.0
There are tools available for just about any type of content that an individual wants to release to a broad audience, without the help of an intermediary company that will take a percentage of the profits. Authors can upload and sell their ebooks without the “say so” of a... Read more
FotoJet Makes Digital Photo Sharing Easy
If you’re looking for an all-in-one tool for redesigning and sharing your digital photos–while still not requiring a degree in graphic design to work it…looking at you, expensive photo editing software–then look no further than FotoJet. This free tool gives you multiple options for creating collage, email headers, Instagram... Read more
Nik Collection Photo Editing Software Now Free
Google has now announced a monumental revelation about Nik, its photo editing software: It’s now free! Digital photography buffs rejoice! There’s news from the world of photo editing software that has amateurs and pros alike celebrating. To understand the cause for excitement, let’s back up. Google acquired what it... Read more
Kodi Media Player Update Adds Improves Features
Kodi’s media player has released an update to version 16.0, and the top features that users have been waiting for are finally here. In the world of media players, there are plenty of software titles and applications to choose from. They range from the no-frills, pre-installed variety to the... Read more
PotPlayer Media Player Does It All
In an effort to provide the best multimedia experience possible for tech users of every need, a lot of developers have put out media player software. And while they can all claim to be the best, the fact of the matter remains that so many of these players are... Read more
Is It Bach, Or Sony’s AI?
If you want your kid to do well in math, experts have long said that studying music may be the way to go. A new artificial intelligence (AI) project from Sony’s Computer Science Laboratories has produced results that pretty much prove the connection between some styles of classical music and... Read more
Lightroom Update Proves Need To Know Your Users
We can all put down our torches and pitchforks, as Adobe has thankfully issued an update–only a month after a previous version update–to undo some of the damage it did to its popular photo editing tool Lightroom. The public outcry over some of the changes was loud, and luckily,... Read more
AI Software Designed To Take A Better Selfie
Software and technology have done great things for society. There are robots that build cars, virtual-vision computers that let doctor perform microscopic remote surgery, self-driving vehicles that take the guesswork out of transportation, and more. But all of those advancements pale in comparison to the new AI-level software that... Read more