Soft4Boost Device Uploader review

Soft4Boost Device Uploader gives you the ability to send media from your computer to many different devices, including the well-known Apple iPod, Sony PSP, and Samsung MP3 players, as well as the lesser-known iRiver MP3 players and the Cowon iAudio x5 gadgets. You'll like its accessibility, but may miss the lack of advanced features.


Appealing, intuitive interface: Soft4Boost Device Uploader's interface proves attractive and easy to use. The display can be toggled between different platforms to match the design scheme of your device. For example, the iTunes display option has the rounded window edges and circular close … Read more

FileZilla review

FileZilla is a powerful, free file management tool for FTP access to your Web site's server. Containing numerous tools to help upload and download files between your local machine and the server on which your site is hosted, this is a reliable, intuitive tool for anyone in the Web development field.


Reliable and fast: FileZilla may be free, but it's a very stable program and offers reliable, accessible tools for anyone who needs to manage files via remote FTP connection. With your username and password you can quickly log in to the FTP server, move files, upload … Read more

Neembuu Uploader for Mac review

Neembuu Uploader for Mac lets you upload files in batches and to multiple cloud storage sites at once to help you manage your data efficiently. The app supports uploads to dozens of sites, and its intuitive interface means you can track the progress of your uploads at a glance.

To use this app, you need to have an account on at least one of the storage sites the app supports. These include Dropbox, YouTube, TurboBit, SingleFile, Share-Online, TurtleShare, SugarSync, MediaFire, MixtureCloud, NetLoad, LuckyShare, and many more. While it works fine if you just have one account, the real convenience of … Read more

Warrants in Kim Dotcom raid legal, New Zealand court rules

A New Zealand appeals court ruled Wednesday that the search warrants used during the raid of MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom's mansion as part of an online piracy probe were legal, dealing a setback to his fight to avoid extradition.

The decision overturned much of a June 2012 ruling invalidating the warrants used in the January 2012 raid on Dotcom's mansion near Auckland, New Zealand. While a High Court judge said at the time that the warrants did not adequately describe the offenses alleged, a three-judge panel found Wednesday that the warrants were "defective in some respects" … Read more

Prevent unauthorized use of material you share on social networks

"Going viral" is a sure sign of success for a video, image, or other post to a Web sharing service. But what happens when someone starts making money from the unauthorized use of your creation?

You establish your copyright on the material you create the moment you publish it. The simplest approach to enforcing your copyright on your creations is to send the infringing party a cease-and-desist notice. That's usually all that is required to have the item removed from the offending site.

However, if you seek to recover damages for the unauthorized use of your copyrighted … Read more

Return of the Start menu rumored for Windows

CNET Update is counting down the days after Christmas:

In this episode of CNET Update:

- Hold on to hope that this report is true: Microsoft may bring back the Start Menu to Windows.

- Make your own Street View tour by uploading panoramic photos (aka: photo spheres) to Views.

- Stream video and music from new apps compatible with Chromecast.

- Score 12 free downloads after Christmas with Apple's 12 Days of Gifts iOS app

- Play as Santa in Temple Run 2 (but it'll cost you if you don't have 60 gems).


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Microsoft says 'tsk tsk' to Xbox potty mouths

CNET Update is keeping it clean:

In this episode of Update:

- Learn why some Xbox One users are losing Live account privileges when uploading game videos with profanity.

- Get a free launch-day game download if you get one of the few defective Xbox One consoles.

- Take note of a change in spam and malicious links in YouTube comments.

- If your turkey dinner is a bit dry this Thanksgiving, be grateful it's not freeze-dried, thermostabilized and irradiated.


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Galaxy Round smartphone rocks -- on tables

CNET Update rolls with the trends:

In this episode of Update:

- See the new tricks Samsung programmed into the first smartphone with a curved screen, the Galaxy Round. Before you roll your eyes at this rolling smartphone, prepare to see LG come out with a similar curved smartphone, the G Flex. LG is also working on bendable batteries.

- Expect new iPads and the Mac Pro to be announced in a few weeks, likely on October 22.

- Tune into television shows with a new "See It" button on Twitter, but only for Comcast Xfinity users.

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Nokia rolls out YouTube Upload app for Lumia phones

Nokia has a new app designed to help Lumia users post their videos to YouTube. But for now it seems limited to just the new Lumia 1020.

Now available in Microsoft's Windows Phone store, YouTube Upload allows users to select and post their video onto YouTube directly through the Photos app, or trim it with the Nokia Video Trimmer app and then post it. The app is also described as working for "all videos shot on Nokia Lumia phones with Windows Phone 8."

However, tests run by the folks at The Verge found that the app worked only on the new Lumia 1020. … Read more

How to use WiFi Upload on VLC for iOS

VLC was pulled from the Apple App Store back in 2011, but is now back to satisfy your video playback needs. The Verge notes that VLC for iOS plays all the same file types as the desktop version, including MKV and AVI files. Other nice features of VLC for iOS 2.0.1 include AirPlay support, Dropbox integration, and WiFi Upload.

WiFi Upload allows you to wirelessly upload video files to your iOS device using a Web browser from a computer on the same Wi-Fi network. It makes adding your own content to your iPhone or iPad convenient and simple. … Read more