Category Archives: Software

Sticky Notes for Windows 10 adds support for bullet lists, and more

Sticky Notes for Windows 10 adds support for bullet lists, and more

Microsoft has updated Sticky Notes for Windows 10. It is a Universal (UWP) app which debuted in Windows 10 Anniversary Update and comes with a number of features which the classic desktop app didn't have.

Feedback Hub is Updated for Fast ring Insiders

Feedback Hub is Updated for Fast ring Insiders

Microsoft is constantly working on improving the way their Insider Program members are sharing feedback about any of their products. Making the Feedback Hub on Windows 10 even better is clearly a part of this effort. Today, the company has started rolling out a new Feedback Hub app update for its Windows Insider Fast ring users.

Quinto Black CT v1.6 is out – a skin for Winamp

Quinto Black CT v1.6 is out – a skin for Winamp

Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

HiDPI Icon Theme for LibreOffice

HiDPI Icon Theme for LibreOffice

LibreOffice needs no introduction. This open source office suite is the de-facto standard on Linux as well as a good alternative for Windows users who can do with basic editing without the complicated formatting and feature bloat of Microsoft Office. The price being free is yet another killer feature of LibreOffice.

Telegram Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts (hotkeys)

Telegram Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts (hotkeys)

The Telegram Messenger app is very popular on both Desktop and mobile. If you installed and used it, you might be interested in learning its keyboard shortcuts. These hotkeys can help you save time and increase productivity. Here we go.

Quinto Black CT 1.5 is out – a skin for Winamp

Quinto Black CT 1.5 is out – a skin for Winamp

Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

Quinto Black CT 1.4 is out – a skin for Winamp

Quinto Black CT 1.4 is out – a skin for Winamp

Winamp is one of the most popular media players available for Windows. It's also one of the oldest ones. From my personal experience, it is one of the most versatile and feature-rich media players, has an enormous variety of plugins and skins available and is stable enough for every day use.

.NET Core 2.0 is out with major improvements

.NET Core 2.0 is out with major improvements

Microsoft has released a new major version of its .NET Core runtime. For those of you who do not know, .NET Core is a cross-platform development platform maintained by Microsoft and the .NET community. Version 2.0 brings a lot of performance improvements, support for more platforms and a few new features for users of the latest Visual Studio IDE versions.

ShareX screen capturing tool is now available in the Windows Store

ShareX screen capturing tool is now available in the Windows Store

Windows 10 has more than enough options for making a screenshot with built-in features: from the recently introduced Win+Shift+S keyboard shortcut and Screen sketch in Windows Ink to the more traditional ones like Snipping tool and PrtScreen, Alt+PrtScreen and Win+PrtScreen hotkeys. However, some people prefer an integrated solution that handles everything from capturing, editing to sharing. There are, of course, dozens of third party Win32 apps and UWP apps for making screenshots on the web, but ShareX is one of the most popular options right now.

Bing Maps to support custom map styles and more

Bing Maps to support custom map styles and more

Microsoft's Bing Maps is certainly not the most popular maps service worldwide, but for Universal Windows Platform developers, it's a good mapping solution to use in their apps. Microsoft continues to improve it on both fronts — for regular users and developers at the same time. The latest update to the service, named Bing Maps V8 Summer Update, bring some features that were long requested by both kinds of users.