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Downloads roundup: 16 important tools or updates you may have missed in the last week
May 27, 2011 – 13:02 | Comments Off
Downloads roundup: 16 important tools or updates you may have missed in the last week

With software developer’s updating their applications on a daily basis, it’s easy to miss an important update or a minor, but essential, hotfix. We’ve rounded up some of the key new releases from the last …

Sixteen popular downloads you may have missed this week
May 6, 2011 – 12:42 | Comments Off
Sixteen popular downloads you may have missed this week

Sadly we can’t feature every new and updated application, but that doesn’t mean that some of the apps we haven’t covered aren’t worth rounding up. There are a number of interesting applications that are worth …

Downloads Week in Review: Chrome 11 FINAL, CCleaner 3.06, Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional
April 29, 2011 – 13:29 | Comments Off
Downloads Week in Review: Chrome 11 FINAL, CCleaner 3.06, Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional

After a quiet start to the week, today saw a rush of new releases and updates to popular software. This week Google Chrome 11 FINAL was introduced to the stable channel. The primary new feature …

Software Store – save 50% on various brands through December!
December 9, 2010 – 16:35 | Comments Off
Software Store – save 50% on various brands through December!

January used to be the best time to purchase products, with stores holding back on their sales until the middle of the month. Over the last few years the sales have been brought forward, with …

PC Tools release their 2011 range, including a new app
September 3, 2010 – 12:59 | Comments Off
PC Tools release their 2011 range, including a new app

It’s been a time of change for PC Tools over the last 12 months. Not only were they bought and integrated in to Symantec, but many of the original team have been moved on and …

AVG Anti-Virus 9, worth $34.99, free for everyone; one day only!
August 27, 2010 – 15:41 | Comments Off
AVG Anti-Virus 9, worth $34.99, free for everyone; one day only!

AVG Anti-Virus 9 Free is one of the most popular security tools, and for good reason. However, if you’ve been using Free for a while, you now have the option of grabbing the commercial version …

Avanquest Fix-It 10 Essentials FREE for 48-hours only!
August 18, 2010 – 12:43 | One Comment
Avanquest Fix-It 10 Essentials FREE for 48-hours only!

Through August, we’re working hard with our partners to bring you some of the very best and exclusive full applications, often made available – at the request of the software developer – for either 24 …

Exclusive: BitDefender Antivirus 2010, FREE for everyone!
August 12, 2010 – 11:50 | Comments Off
Exclusive: BitDefender Antivirus 2010, FREE for everyone!

Through August, in conjunction with Incisive Media, we’ll be offering Internet users the option to download four full applications, three world exclusives, including at least one tier-1 full commercial security tool.
First up is BitDefender Antivirus …

Exclusive: Auslogics BoostSpeed 5 SE for FREE!
June 11, 2010 – 20:16 | Comments Off
Exclusive: Auslogics BoostSpeed 5 SE for FREE!

Some people are quite wary of system boosting and optimisation tools and, perhaps Auslogics have picked the wrong name for their ‘BoostSpeed’ technology as this app does a lot more than just optimise …

Partition a new hard drive using Paragon Partition Manager 11 Free
June 4, 2010 – 10:05 | Comments Off
Partition a new hard drive using Paragon Partition Manager 11 Free

With 1TB hard drives costing less than $100, there’s never been a better time to go for a large hard drive, whether this in addition to your internal drive or an external unit. Either way, …

Ashampoo Burning Studio 2010 Advanced, FREE this weekend!
May 25, 2010 – 16:30 | 2 Comments
Ashampoo Burning Studio 2010 Advanced, FREE this weekend!

From midday Friday through to midnight Sunday, you will be able to download Ashampoo Burning Studio 2010 Advanced, exclusively and completely free of charge, from the V3.co.uk Software Store. If you already use Ashampoo Burning …