0727 Techblog's favorites

For Windows

AdwCleaner for Windows - get's rid of adware, unwanted toolbars and website hijacks.
CPU-Z for Windows shows information on your PC's CPU, BIOS, Mainboard and Memory such as model number, specifications and clock speed.
CutePDF Writer prints any document and saves it to PDF format. Free, 3MB
Duplicate File Finder by Auslogics for Windows - find and delete duplicate files on your computer.
HandBrake converts your video files to a format playable by iTunes and your iOS devices.
IrfanView is very simple yet powerful photo viewer and editor that should be part of any standard Windows installation.
ImgBurn will let you burn an iso file (even a bootable one) onto a CD or DVD.
PhoneTrans let's you copy mp3 files from a computer to your iphone
Recuva by Piriform for Windows recovers deleted data on your hard drive/disk such as word documents, pictures, videos even after you have emptied your Recycle Bin.

shairport4w turns speakers connected to a computer into a airplay receivers
Videoscripts Video Tag Finder for Windows will automatically add metadata information such as name, episode, cover art and summary to your video (m4v, mp4) files. On the website it's called iTunes Metadata Batcher.
VirtualCloneDrive will let you mount images of CDs or DVDs letting you view and copy the contents of an iso file as if it were just on a (virtual) CD drive.
VLC is a versatile video player that can handle most video formats. Free, 22MB
WakeMeOnLan will let you wake up a computer on your network through WOL Free just remember to note down the MAC address of the network card from the computer you want to wake (and enable WOL in the BIOS)
WinDirStat shows (visually and by percentage) how much disk space is being used in each folder which makes it easy for you to find unnecessary space hogs to free up some drive space.
WiFi Guard by SoftPerfect for Windows - scans your network to list all connected devices and their IP address, MAC address and name.

For iOS
Advanced English Dictionary and Thesaurus By Mobile Systems, free, 81MB
iNet is a very kewl app that let's you see all computer names and IP addresses connected on the current network, Free
Pocket is a offline reader for webpages that you saved while browsing on your Desktop PC

For Mac OS X
Text Wrangler useful text editor
coconutBattery will supply extended details of your Macbook's battery such as current/max charge, model type, load cycles, temperature and usage.

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