It's been four months since this blog launched, and it has already generated a substantial archive of posts on timesaving tools, labor-saving add-ons, and money-saving solutions. We've covered apps for all kinds of systems, platforms, and devices. There are apps for field techs, net admins, consultants, developers, Web designers, end users, and road warriors. There are apps for clueless newbies, power users, rookie techs, and seasoned IT pros. Check out this list of the most popular posts and see what's out there for you.
Microsoft has some potential game-changers on the horizon that could dramatically affect the company's role in the enterprise.
Defrag tools tend to intimidate nontechnical users. But these defraggers are easy to use — and some have a nice selection of top-end features, to boot.
If you're looking for an email client to replace Outlook, you're in luck: Many solid alternatives are available. Jack Wallen lists five top contenders.
Want more than basic browsing on your Android device? Here are five alternatives with enough features to satisfy nearly everyone.
Maybe you can't anticipate every type of tech crisis you're going to run into. But these five recovery tools will help you resolve a lot of dicey problems.
If you've ever wished for more or better file management features than Windows Explorer offers, these free alternatives might be the answer.
You know you have to stay on top of those insidious malware threats, but what's the most effective (and affordable) solution? Here are some good choices to consider.
The field of AV solutions has gotten crowded, making it tough to sort through your options. These five free tools are worth a look.
When you really need to know what's going on with your network, give one of these free monitors a try.
Today's image editing apps tend to be pretty sophisticated, with more bells and whistles than everyone needs or wants. Here are a few simpler alternatives.
- Five free CMS tools for do-it-yourself Web site builders
- Five Linux backup tools that won't let you down
- Five free (or open source) text editors for developers
- Five top alternatives to PowerPoint
- Five HTML editors for Web experts
- Five free apps for the well-stocked net admin toolkit
- Five friendly apps for backup-shy users
- Five timesaving extensions for Google Chrome
- Five add-ins that make Outlook easier to use
- Five gadgets that automate Windows troubleshooting commands
What kinds of apps would you like us to cover in the months to come? Please post your suggestions below and help us target the topics that concern you most.
Jody Gilbert has been writing and editing technical articles for the past 25 years. She was part of the team that launched TechRepublic and is now senior features editor for Tech Pro Research.