June 20, 2009
Do you have a notebook or keyboard without a NumLock or CapsLock indicator light? Do you have a computer without a hard drive activity light? If so, then TrayStatus is for you. I recently purchased a notebook that had no indicator lights at all, and after a couple of weeks I got frustrated and created TrayStatus. TrayStatus can show you the following information in your taskbar's notification area (system tray):
If you need to show this information in your taskbar, download TrayStatus today!
June 10, 2009
I am very happy to announce the release of DisplayFusion 3.0.6! Actually, it was released last weekend and I forgot to announce the release. Oops! Well, never mind that, the new version is out there and it's better than ever. The observant among you may have noticed that there was no version 3.0.5 announcement. Unfortunately version 3.0.5 was released then followed up 3 days later by version 3.0.6. Version 3.0.5 represented a significant change in the way DisplayFusion handled the taskbars, so I was expecting a few bugs to slip through. And a few did slip through, but no worries, version 3.0.6 was released quickly to take care of any loose ends. These new versions have a number of changes:
As always, this represents only a fraction of the actual changes in this release, and only highlights the major advances. For a complete run-down head over to the official change log. If you haven't been prompted to upgrade already, I would encourage you to head over to the DisplayFusion page and download the new version today!
May 10, 2009
I am very happy to announce the release of DisplayFusion 3.0.4! This new version has some important bug fixes, along with some exciting new features. Some of the biggest new features are the addition of taskbar thumbnail window previews and the ability to drag/drop files onto the DisplayFusion taskbar items, just like the Windows ones. Here are some more of the new features and fixes:
As you can see, there are a number of important changes. You can see the complete list of changes in the DisplayFusion Change Log. There is also a new Portuguese (Portugal) translation available on the DisplayFusion Languages page - thanks Rui Pedro da Silva Gomes da Costa!
I would encourage everyone to update as soon as you can to take advantage of the new functionality.
May 5, 2009
Raise a glass with me as I celebrate DisplayFusion's 500,000th download! Since being released in August 2007, DisplayFusion has racked up more than a half a million downloads. Unfortunately, I only started tracking downloads in January 2008. Starting from January 2008, DisplayFusion reached 500,000 this afternoon! If I'm not mistaken, I believe a celebration is in order. To commemorate this special event I will be raising DisplayFusion's price to $500,000 per license. Oh wait, that doesn't sound right. How about 50% off instead? Starting right now, until Wednesday at midnight (GMT-5), DisplayFusion will be on sale for only $10 per license! Volume discounts still apply as well. That means you can pickup 2 licenses for only $16, or 5 licenses for just $30 (Canadian Dollars). This sale is only on for 24 hours, so if you've been waiting to pickup DisplayFusion Pro now is your chance!
April 12, 2009
I am very happy to announce the release of DisplayFusion 3.0.3! This new release fixes over 20 issues, and adds full Windows compatibility. Here are a few of the important changes in this release:
To see the complete list of changes, just visit the DisplayFusion Change Log. I would encourage everyone to update to this new version as soon as possible to take advantage of all the fixes and added functionality. If you have the auto-update feature enabled in DisplayFusion you will be prompted to upgrade the next time you start-up. Otherwise, just head over to the DisplayFusion page to download this version right now.
April 5, 2009
I am very happy to announce the release of HashTools 1.3. This release adds support for CRC32 checksum generation. I also added support for AutoCRC, something Microsoft uses when generating CRC32 checksums for their ISO images. When an AutoCRC value is present in an ISO, the CRC32 checksum will always return 0xffffffff. HashTools will let you know when the AutoCRC value is present so that you know it's a good checksum value, and not an error in the file. I would encourage everyone to update to this new version today to take advantage of the new functionality.
March 30, 2009
I am very happy to announce the release of DisplayFusion 3.0.2. Actually, I released this new version last weekend and forgot to post about it. Sorry everyone! This release is a substantial update to DisplayFusion and includes a number of often-requested features, like Taskbar auto-hiding. So, without further ado lets take a look at what has changed in this version:
As always, you can see the complete list of changes in the DisplayFusion Change Log. I would expect that everyone that has the auto-update notification enabled has already updated, but for everyone else, I would encourage you to update today!
March 16, 2009
I have released a small update to ASP.NET ViewState Helper today. This update fixes the button tooltips and fixes the ViewState decoder window's resizing issues. I have added an automatic update checker into ASP.NET ViewState Helper as well, so that you will be notified of any future updates. If you don't want to take advantage of this new feature you can easily disable it in the settings menu. ASP.NET ViewState Helper is now fully compatible with x64 versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. I would encourage everyone to update to the new version of ASP.NET ViewState Helper today to take advantage of these improvements.
March 10, 2009
I have decided that I want to replace my smelly old logo (seen above) with something a bit snazzier. I want something that will look good on my wife's CafePress fitted T or on the side of a coffee mug, and my poor attempt at logo design just won't cut it. So, if you think you've got what it takes just head over to my logo design contest on '99 designs' and submit your work. There is $175 (USD) up for grabs for the winner, and there are still 5 days left in the contest. I have never contracted out design work before, and I wasn't sure where to start. So I thought this contest would be an interesting way to see what people can come up with. I am looking forward to seeing what you can create!
March 10, 2009
Have you ever needed to find a file buried somewhere in your computer? Have you ever needed to find a specific string of text inside a file? FileSeek can do that, and more. FileSeek is lightning fast, small and super easy to use. It can even be integrated right into the Windows Explorer right-click menu to provide quick and easy access. FileSeek doesn't use background indexing, so when FileSeek is closed your computer's performance won't be affected. This new release of FileSeek adds some significant new features, and fixes a number of long-standing issues. Here is a quick rundown on some of the major changes:
This is only a sample of the improvements in this new version. You can view the full change log here. I would encourage everyone to update to the latest version today to take advantage of all these enhancements. If you haven't tried FileSeek before, what are you waiting for? Start searching your files right now!