Tim’s Technical Services: Recommended Technology Tools
- Speedtest.net: Check your Internet Connection Speed (Ping/DL/UL)
- Adobe Reader: Download the latest version of Adobe Reader for your OS to view PDFs.
- Adobe Flash Player: Download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for your OS to use Flash content.
- Adobe AIR: Download the latest version of Adobe AIR for your OS to use AIR content.
- Adobe Shockwave: Download the latest version of Adobe Shockwave for your OS to use Shockwave content.
- Adobe CS Updates: Download the latest updates to you Adobe Creative Suite software, to add new features and fixes.
- Apple Express Lane: Get assistance with your Apple-related issue quick and easy, or get directed to where you can get it solved.
- Apple Special Deals: Get discounted prices on Refurbished and Clearance Products from the Apple Online Store, such as Refurbished Macs/iPads/iPods with the same warranty as a new product and free shipping.
- iPhone 5 Model Finder: Determine which model of iPhone 5 you have.
- LTE iPad Model Finder: Determine which model of LTE-compatible data iPad you have.
- iCloud System Status: Get the current status on the iCloud Servers. If there is a problem currently, it will be reported here.
- Apple Products Buying Guide: MacRumors compiles information to predict when products are being updated. It makes it easy to tell when to buy and when to wait for a new model coming soon.
- Java for OS X: Since Apple no longer provides Java automatically in OS X, you can download the most recent version of Java for OS X from Oracle.
- Windows Security Essentials: Secure your Windows PC for free with this software from Microsoft.
- Windows Security Utilities: Download Utilities from Microsoft to increase your Windows PC’s Security.
- Windows Personalization Downloads: Free Microsoft downloads to help personalize your Windows PC.
- Windows Driver Downloads: Keep your Windows PC’s drivers up-to-date for the best performance.
- Download Ubuntu: The most popular Linux build is Ubuntu, which you can download or update from this official source.