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Opera's Free Inbuilt VPN Rolls Out For Everyone Today

Windows/Mac/Linux: A few months ago, Opera launched its own free, built-in VPN, but you could only get it if you manually enabled it in the dev version of the browser. Now, it’s available for everyone in the stable version of Opera.


How To Make A Bootable MacOS Sierra USB Flash Drive

If you want to do a clean install of macOS Sierra, or you have multiple Macs to install it on, then a bootable flash drive is your best bet. Here’s how to make one.


MacOS Sierra Is Out Now: Here's Everything You Need To Know

Today, Apple released a new upgrade to its MacOS operating system, dubbed Sierra. Like previous upgrades, MacOS Sierra is a free download for Mac users. It comes with a host of useful improvements including in-built Siri functionality, a universal clipboard, integrated Apple Pay and automatic iCloud uploads. Intrigued? Here’s everything you need to know about the new OS.


All The New Stuff In MacOS Sierra

Apple’s just released macOS Sierra, and while it’s a minor update, it does include Siri, a universal clipboard and a handful of other new features. Let’s take a quick look at all the new stuff.


The TRON Desktop

Reader thdoan submitted this highly customised second screen using Rainmeter. Best of all there’s even a video showing you how it all works. If you like the look, here’s what you’ll need to make your own.


Give Terminal A Ridiculous Hollywood Hacker Special Effect

If simply popping into the command line isn’t enough to make you feel like a ’90s hacker, GitHub user bartobri created a neat decryption text effect pulled from the movie Sneakers.


The Desktop Desktop

I have a bit of a soft spot for desktops that actually look like desktops. Alec’s desktop fits the bill nicely, and actually looks like a desk surface, with items in the corners, while there’s still plenty of room to actually work, and a little customisation to make it personal.


This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.


Manage Your Mac's Power Settings With Amphetamine

Mac: If you need to keep your computer awake until certain apps or processes are finished running and you don’t trust the built-in energy management settings, you can use the boldly named Amphetamine 3.0 to keep your Mac on under whatever circumstances you require.


TheAppStore Searches iTunes And The Mac App Store With Age, Price And Rating Filters

Web: For some reason, Apple has never made a fully-functional online version of the iTunes App Store or Mac App Store, and definitely hasn’t built an easy web search tool. Well, there’s a fan-made app for that now. TheAppStore finally lets you browse the web for iOS and Mac apps from any device.


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