IN THIS ISSUE: 01. VPike.com 02. Network Activity Download 03. Duplicate File Hunter 04. Visipics 05. Anuran 06. Switch Off 07. Dropbox 08. Wierd Metronome 09. STDU Converter01. VPIKE.COM at http://www.vpike.com/ becomes your virtual turnpike with street views, driving directions, local traffic conditions, maps, and local area photos.
02. NETWORK ACTIVITY DOWNLOAD is for Window 7 users who miss the old two-monitors icon that flashed blue to show network activity in the System Tray. This application restores that feature and is a free download at http://itsamples.com/network-activity-indicator.html .
03. DUPLICATE FILE HUNTER scans your system to find duplicate files and then creates a list of them. The list can be sorted from a number of criteria such as file size. Download free at http://www.styopkin.com/duplicate_file_hunter.html .
04. VISIPICS detects duplicate images on your system. It identifies duplicates even when they are of different resolutions or formats and even when minor cosmetic changes have taken place. Download free at http://www.visipics.info/index.php?title=Main_Page .
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06. SWITCH OFF automatically shuts down, suspends, or hibernates your computer. Add your own scripts, initiate operations remotely from any computer or cell phone, and schedule operations daily, weekly, past a specified time, or when your PC becomes idle. Download free at http://www.airytec.com/en/switch-off/ .
07. DROPBOX syncs files between computers and the Web. You can also recover an old version of a file if it is lost or corrupted. Versions are available for PC, Mac, and Linux. Download free at https://www.dropbox.com/ .
08. WIERD METRONOME acts as a metronome, displaying a blinker and using the computer's speakers for the beat. It will also play a measure of any length desired, with emphasis on any beat(s) desired, and sounds chosen from a library of nearly 50 percussion instruments. Download free at http://www.pinkandaint.com/weirdmet.shtml .
09. STDU CONVERTER lets you work with image files and ebooks in a number of formats. You can view, and find the files, move, copy, paste, rename, and delete files, etc. Download free at http://www.stdutility.com/stduexplorer.html
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