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Android/Windows/Mac: The clipboard has always been one of the most useful features on every operating system. Mime-O makes it even better by allowing you to perform actions on selected text directly as soon as you copy it, including passing it to a text message or email app, looking up a definition, or even sending it to your PC’s clipboard.
Mac/Windows: If you keep your iPhone in your pocket all day long, it’s easy to lose track of the battery level. iBetterCharge is a desktop app that keeps an eye on your iPhone’s battery level and alerts you when it gets low.
The imminent demise of Windows XP isn’t the only current example of an old piece of Microsoft software that’s about to hit the scrapheap. Office 2003, Windows Server 2003, Exchange Server 2003 and SQL Server 2008 are also about to lose support.
Anyone still running Windows XP won’t be able to argue they weren’t warned that support is stopping soon. From later this week, machines running XP will start displaying pop-up notifications that support and patches for the operating system ends in April.
Windows/Mac: Jumpshare, the previously mentioned web app for hassle-free file sharing, now has a desktop utility that makes sending documents, images, folders or other files to someone as easy as dragging and dropping. Best of all, it’s free.
Avast is our favourite antivirus program for Windows, but it isn’t perfect. It has a lot of useful advanced settings, but it also comes with annoying sounds, popups, ads and extra tools you probably don’t want. Here are the ideal settings to get rid of its annoyances.