February 10, 2011

Freewares / Free Softwares 10 Feb 2011

Personal Finance Management

Perfios (PERsonal FInance One Stop) is a portal that provides a complete view of your financial status at anytime, from anywhere. The completely web based schems offer an innovative Personal Finance Software Application that provides a 360 degree view of one's Personal Finance, with very little manual intervention. The features include: Preparation and computation of Income Tax, reports can be saved in formats like PDF, Excel, HTML, native mobile support, and much more. Perfios Free Forever plan comprises of a powerful package to initiate users into effective personal finance management with tools such as multi-account viewing, email alerts and reminders of various payments, auto updation of accounts and statement upload. Platinum and Gold users can avail of additional services including automatic account updates, mobile-based apps to manage money on the go, export/ Import data, share of accounts with Tax Consultants etc.

More details at http://www.perfios.com  Demo at http://www.perfios.com/personal_finance_tour.html

The developers aver that the Free Forever plans would ever remain so.

Browsers for iPad

iPad users needn't soley depend on Mobile Safari, the default browser of iPad. Depending on the usage of iPad to browse the Internet there are four other options, some free and others at very low cost. These include LastPass Browser, Terra Web Browser, Night Browser, and Atomic Browser Lite. The features range from private browsing to adjustable brightness, from full screens to social media integration, truly the features are aplenty.

For example the LastPass Tab facilitates a secure way to easily log into all of your accounts, and the password storing service makes it easy to store and fill in your log-in details. LastPass details and download at http://lastpass.com/

The Terra Web Browser is a fast web browser with tabs, captures screens for offline reading, great for incognito and full screen mode browsing. You can download Terra Web Browser by opening iTunes.

The Night Browser would be ideal if you don't want your iPad screen to disturb anyone around you. You can download it at http://download.cnet.com/Night-Browser-for-iPad/3000-2124_4-75216188.html

And,the Atomic Browser Lite, with easy Facebook and Twitter integration, would be great for the social media addict. More details about and download at atomicwebbrowser.com

Wallpaper Changer

Walyk Wallpaper Changer is a freeware application for Windows to manage Wallpaper collections. There are some great features among them are: Calendar themes (supporting transparencies and alpha channel for PNG-8 and PNG-24 images); The wallpapers are changed automatically (with different configurations); Change of wallpapers cyclic or random; various algorithms - useful when the files differ in dimensions from the screen, preview; timed preview popup to choose the wallpaper; supports JPG/JPEG, PNG, and BMP formats; automatic positioning wallpapers, enhanced treatment for landscape and portrait pictures (maintaining aspect ratio) and auto tile small pictures; customizable calendar; and much more.

The 3 MB Walyk Wallpaper Changer v1.6 can be downloaded at http://walyk.com/downloads/wwc_setup.exe

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Could you suggest a utility to lock the computer while still on?

You could try the 957 KB ClearLock v1.4.0 at http://www.swanrivercomputers.com/programs/clearlock/download  ClearLock can only disable input to a computer to prevent meddling, but, cannot keep the computer/data safe from a hacker.

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English Poet