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This Week's Top Ten 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.


Reeder 3 For Mac Is Now Available As A Public Beta

Mac: Reeder is our favourite RSS client for Mac and today a public beta of the new version, Reeder 3 is available for free.


Enable This Flag To View Chrome Downloads As Card Notifications

Chrome (Dev): If you’re downloading a file in Chrome, you have to watch the little bar at the bottom for a vague green circle to fill. If you’d rather get a bit more information (and you’re running the Chrome Dev channel), you can enable this flag to put your downloads in Google’s notification tray.


This Simple Windows 10 Tweak Could Reduce RAM And CPU Usage

A new Windows operating system just arrived and with it, a truckload of fresh tweaks that’ll help it run faster, leaner and better. It’ll take a while before we’ve collected all the good tips but for now, here’s one that might make your experience with the OS a little snappier.


Google Addresses Chrome's Memory Woes With Native 'Tab Discarding'

Browsers have become one of the most memory-intensive applications you can run and while vendors such as Google and Firefox have gone to great lengths to keep things under control, for some users, it’s still not good enough. In fact, Chrome will introduce a rather drastic measure in an upcoming version — tab “discarding” — to help alleviate the issue.


Should You Upgrade To Windows 10 Now, Later Or Never?

Windows 10 is finally here. By now, you’ve seen some of its best new features and are probably wondering when to upgrade. For some, it’s free, a great update, and a foregone conclusion. For others it’s better to wait, or think about other options. Let’s see where you fall.


Dealhacker: The Best Windows 10 Laptops For Under $1000

Windows 10 is finally upon us. If you’re hunting for a new laptop that will run the latest Microsoft OS, we’ve assembled a list of the best models you can buy right now for under $1000. (Prices start at just $296!)


The Best New Features Of Windows 10

This week, Windows 10 finally arrived. While the rollout will come in waves, we’ve been running the Insider Preview for months. Here are some of the best features you can look forward to when (or if) you decide to upgrade.


Bing2Google Redirects Windows 10's Bing Web Searches To Google

Windows 10 brings a ton of sweet new features. Among them, you can now search the web directly from the Start menu. However, it will always use Bing. The Bing2Google extension for Chrome will redirect your searches to Google instead.


How Long It Takes To Get Back On Track After A Distraction

It’s important to pull yourself away from work every now and then. Breaks are one thing, but distractions are another. Breaks are focused and deliberate. Distractions catch you off guard and derail your task entirely. In fact, one study shows it takes about 25 minutes to get back into the swing of things after you’ve been interrupted.


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