Tag Archive: freemium

Nov 24

Auslogics Disk Defrag

Disk defrag

For those of us whose introduction to defrag programs was back in the Dos days with Norton Utilities, we remember the good old days – when you used to wait ages, watching a black and white animated display. These days, especially with Windows 7, defrag is just a service that runs in the background. No fancy display, no interaction – and no notion of whether it’s actually doing any real work. Auslogics Disk Defrag, on the other hand, is different.

Nov 22

Mercury Mail Transport

Pegasus / Mercury

You’re a busy administrator. You run a small office – say a dozen people. And they all need email. What do you do? Well, Microsoft Exchange is very expensive – and it doesn’t support the peculiar way your ISP sends all the email to a single POP3 address, regardless of who it’s for, or maybe you’re already running a full NetWare setup. Enter Mercury…

Nov 08

Skype

Skype logo

Are you a chatty person, one who likes a good natter but are restricted by the constraints of the landline companies who give you packages for free phones in the evening and all day at weekends? Don’t you want to call someone in the daytime for free, sometimes, too?

If so, then Skype is for you. Why? Because it’s a free (mostly) internet phone calling service.