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|Disconnect Me – The threat of getting malware or being a victim of a phishing scam is through third-party widgets on popular networking websites. These widgets can leave tracking cookies and can potentially track your browsing and report it back to a main station. Here to block such tracking cookies is a tool called Disconnect Me. Read more: Disconnect Me: Stop Third-Party Widgets On Websites From Tracking You Online|
|Park Cursor Aside – Have you ever started typing, only to find that your mouse cursor has decided to park itself directly over the text you are trying to work with? Well if this is a problem, you need to check out Park Cursor Aside. Read more: Park Cursor Aside: Hides Your Mouse Cursor When You Start Typing|
|Awareness! – One of the greatest things about the iPhone is the ability to have your music with you wherever you go. If you are walking down the street, you can pull out your iPhone and with a couple of taps or the screen, have your favorite songs playing. The problem with this is that it can be a distraction. Read more: Awareness! The Headphone App: Listen To Music While Paying Attention To Outside Noise [iPhone]|
|Famulus – Often to run programs quickly, Windows users will use the Windows+R hotkey configuration to pull up the Run bar and then type in a code like “mspaint” to quickly launch a Windows application. Now imagine an app that lets you do that for all apps and even files, by defining custom codes – this is precisely what a software called Famulus lets you do. Read more: Famulus: Create Text Shortcuts For Stored Files & Installed Applications [Windows]|
|Astroburn – There are numerous apps available online that let you burn file and images to a blank disc. But they present complicated options that make a simple task rather lengthy. Here to help simplify things is a wonderful desktop app called Astroburn, a desktop application for Windows that lets you easily burn files and disc images onto optical discs. Read more: Astroburn: Burn CDs & DVDs With Great Ease|
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