Pasteboard is basically a 10-page notebook which provides space to type in or paste any text to store it – whether it’s jotting down an email address or a phone number, grabbing some code to embed on your site later, writing down a few thoughts, or holding text while you cut, copy and paste between programs.  Pasteboard, a quick utility for everyday use, lets you get around the limitations of a single clipboard in Windows.

Its features are: 10 pages to store plain text; rename buttons for identification; dock toolbar any side of window; change font and colour settings; popup menu with cut, copy, and paste; text and settings auto-load on start. All the text and settings are automatically saved on exit and loaded while restarting the program, so no need to bother about saving or opening files manually. The interface can be customised to suit the choice of colour and font preferences. Pasteboard scores over other similar programmes because of the “disposable” nature of its uses, helps you keep the desk clean – no more bits and pieces of info lying around on your work desk. Pasteboard v2.1 can be downloaded at www.cybia.co.uk/freeware/Pasteboard.zip

Team Viewer

TeamViewer can be all-in-one solution for remote access and support over the Internet. It helps to connect to any PC or server around the world within a few seconds. It’s like magic – remote control your partner’s PC as if you were sitting right in front of it – give online assistance, or share screens without worrying about firewalls, IP addresses and NAT. It’s packaged as a portable app so you can work on the go.

Here are some possible uses: Hold meetings/presentations and sales talks — a great solution for online collaboration; remote access/remote office - access all your computers and servers remotely around the clock; support, administration and screen-sharing in one package; remote administration of unattended servers; file transfer; Key exchange and AES (256 Bit) session encoding; Remote support without installation. You can download the 3 MB (20 MB installed), TeamViewer v5.1.9385 for for Windows,  Mac, Linux, and iPhone,  free for non-commercial use, at www.teamviewer.com/download/index.aspx


Present.ly is an innovative Enterprise Collaboration Solution. It is an award-winning microblogging platform that keeps your company connected in real-time. Deploying Present.ly  can increase your team’s productivity by posting updates, sharing files, exchanging ideas, and more.

Features include: Private and secure - keep your company conversations 100 per cent safe; meet less, know more – leverage company ideas and creativity in real-time; always be connected – never miss a beat with your latest project updates; access from anywhere, anytime – stay in the loop via web, IM, and mobile devices. There are 2 versions of Present.ly, an enterprise version to download and run on your own server. This option is for larger companies; and for smaller groups, a free web-based version which can be accessed from either a computer or a mobile device such as a Blackberry or Android. Works with Twitter – Present.ly lets you use your already established Twitter account too.  For details on Present.ly, visit http://www.presently.com/

N S Soundar Rajan

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