Smideo puts your digital snapshots, videos, and tunes together into seamless video presentations. You can add narration, screenshots and screencasts, and even YouTube videos to your productions. You can use Smideo to create presentations for work or school, family events, auditions, and invitations, or jazz up your photo albums with music and video. Smideo 2013 is an all-new release that adds full HD video capabilities, improved text titles and subtitles, and the ability to burn discs in any format that your DVD burner supports. Smideo 2013 is free to try for 30 days, though you must purchase the full version … Read more
"We had a very strong start to 2013, with $14.0 billion in revenue, up 31 percent year-on-year," said Larry Page, CEO of Google. "We are working hard and investing in our products that aim to improve billions of people's lives all around the world."
Shares of Google closed down more than 2 percent … Read more
We've seen quite a few Cloud-based tools for storing and syncing data. Abelssoft's CloudClippy 2013 is among them, but takes a slightly different approach to many of the tools we've seen. CloudClippy automatically copies data saved to the Windows clipboard -- images, for example -- and transfers them to a Cloud-based account. CloudClippy also packages multiple files together and compresses them before transferring the data. It recognizes images automatically and displays them online via links. You can also create private links for sharing access to files. CloudClippy's basic account is free, and you don't even … Read more
Abelssoft's CleverPrint helps save you time and money on your print jobs by eliminating unnecessary pages and printing multiple pages on one page. It can also eliminate graphics to further reduce toner use and speed up print jobs. CleverPrint can combine print jobs from business tools like Outlook and Acrobat into single print jobs, too. It even saves and manages letterheads that you can add to your printed documents. CleverPrint is ready for Windows 8. It's shareware that you can use for free for 30 days, though some of the full version's features are disabled in the … Read more
Pictures often hold much more information than meets the eye, but maybe you're not aware of how much, where it is, and what this information might say about you. If you take a lot of digital snapshots (and who doesn't?) you're probably aware of all the metadata stored with your pics, such as date and time, location, exposure, and even camera make and model. Some of that data might be personal or sensitive, especially if you're a commercial photographer; but even amateurs who want to protect their privacy have an interest in purging sensitive personal and … Read more
A proper backup solution should back up your files and data on a regularly-scheduled basis. But it should also be able to create a disk or system "image" that can fully restore your system to a new or reformatted disk drive when disaster strikes. Easy-to-use backup utility, Abelssoft Backup can do that -- and it's free to try for 30 days.
Abelssoft Backup's user interface is very easy to use, spare, and clean. That's fine with us, especially the "easy" part; this tool's look is a refreshing break from some other backup … Read more
I figured it would be a slow week when Mitsubishi delivered to the CNET garage a 2013 Lancer with neither an Evo nor Ralliart badge. The rally star Lancer Evo is a glorious little street-fighter, while the Ralliart version is almost as good.
But this 2013 Lancer SE showed me a couple of tricks that ultimately made for some fun driving adventures.
Bargain four-wheel drive Among Mitsubishi's limited line of vehicles, the Lancer is the stalwart -- an economy car offered in multiple trims, and with some tech options. The Lancer SE delivered to CNET was a midtrim model, … Read more
Telenav's Scout navigation app is making the jump from living on your dashboard (or windshield) to living in your dashboard with today's announcement of Scout for Cars, an embedded in-dash navigation product that is being offered to automotive OEMs.
However, Scout for Cars is actually two products under one name -- Scout for Cars: Brought In and Scout for Cars: Built In.
NBA's All-Star Game has become a star-studded affair full of celebrities and cool activities. You can enjoy all of the action from 2013's event with this official app. You'll find highlights, behind-the-scenes fun, and recaps in NBA All-Star 2013. The information is still fun to browse even though the game is in the books.
This app offers a smooth presentation of coverage from the 2013 All-Star Game. That means there are highlights of the dunks, skills competition, and all of the other events during All-Star Weekend. NBA All-Star 2013 has all the clips you could ask for, … Read more
The F1 Circuit starts in early March and lasts until late November, covering six continents and dozens of races. It is consistently one of the most popular events in the world and the sheer volume of information about it is overwhelming if consumed from multiple sources. That's why Maxis F1 2013 is such an incredible app; it succinctly organizes and presents every relevant piece of information about F1 you could ever need, whether as a fan or a racing enthusiast.
The app opens to an array of information, including a countdown clock to the next race, a list of … Read more