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PC Tools release their 2011 range, including a new app
September 3, 2010 – 12:59 | Comments Off on PC Tools release their 2011 range, including a new app
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 on AVG Anti-Virus 9, worth $34.99, free for everyone; one day only!
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 on Exclusive: BitDefender Antivirus 2010, FREE for everyone!
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 on Exclusive: Auslogics BoostSpeed 5 SE for FREE!
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 on Partition a new hard drive using Paragon Partition Manager 11 Free
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 …

Lavasoft Ad-Aware Plus FREE this Thursday
May 24, 2010 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Lavasoft Ad-Aware Plus FREE this Thursday
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Plus FREE this Thursday

Back in early April, the V3.co.uk Software Store gave web users the opportunity of downloading the very latest Lavasoft Ad-Aware Plus, which includes a 1-year license. This was hugely popular and some users missed out …

Manage your archives more effectively using PeaZip 3
February 24, 2010 – 15:43 | Comments Off on Manage your archives more effectively using PeaZip 3
Manage your archives more effectively using PeaZip 3

Think of an archive format an the ubiquitous ZIP format will be one of the first that enters your mind. Although it’s the most platform-friendly archive format, it’s rather long in the tooth, doesn’t offer …

PC Tools release their 2010 range of security software
October 16, 2009 – 22:31 | Comments Off on PC Tools release their 2010 range of security software
PC Tools release their 2010 range of security software

You may not be aware that PC Tools are a relatively new company, who have achieved a huge amount of market share during a short period of time. Moving in to the security software market …

Synchronise your Firefox preferences, bookmarks & passwords using Mozilla Weave
October 16, 2009 – 17:28 | Comments Off on Synchronise your Firefox preferences, bookmarks & passwords using Mozilla Weave
Synchronise your Firefox preferences, bookmarks & passwords using Mozilla Weave

Most of us own more than one computer, but tend to use the same browser across every machine. This is one of the reasons Firefox grew in popularity. If you own a Mac laptop, but …