The Internet is a fun place, but we all know there are online scams, hacked sites and so on, and if you are worried about privacy and security, having a utility like Web of Trust (WOT) can come in handy. This browser add-on, available for Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari and Opera, tells you which websites are the most trustworthy based on user experiences and ratings.
Windows does a good job most of the time, but there are things it could do better like shutting down all open applications. If you have several programs open at the same time, it can be a pain to shut them down one at a time, and that’s where CloseAll from NTWind Software comes in handy.
Telegram Messenger from Telegram.org is one of the most popular messaging apps today, and it’s easy to see why. The app, which is available in cloud and desktop and on different platforms, is very fast and it’s packed with features like group support, encryption, file sharing and more.
Duplicati is a free backup program that does backups in remote file servers and cloud storage devices. You can use this program to store compressed and encrypted files on Google Drive, OneDrive and other cloud storage devices. It's very easy to use, and takes away the drudgery that comes with backing up files.
Posting images on Instagram is fun, but wouldn’t it be even cooler if you could bring those pictures and videos as one? With Replay Video Editor from Stupeflix you can do just that. It works similar to a slideshow but with more options, and it is easier to use; so even if you’re not a techie getting this to work is a snap.
Android is a well-designed OS, but its lockscreen capabilities can use some improvement, and that’s where Echo Lockscreen Notification comes in. Created by Double Labs, it’s a lockscreen that’s both cool and functional and won’t use up a lot of resources on your mobile. As the name says, it’s a lockscreen with notifications.
Miranda IM is a free instant messaging client for Windows, and while it doesn’t have the fancy features of other IM clients, it’s very functional and provides basic but solid features. Most important, however, is that it’s free and easy to use. With this software you can easily add accounts from your other IM clients, and that’s only for starters.