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Software roundup – 26 important downloads from the last seven days
June 22, 2012 – 17:27 | Comments Off
Software roundup – 26 important downloads from the last seven days

As we reach the end of June, commercial software developers are busy preparing software for a Q3 launch, so we’ll be entering a lean period for key new releases. This doesn’t mean it’s been a …

Software roundup – 20 important downloads from the last seven days
June 15, 2012 – 12:01 | Comments Off
Software roundup – 20 important downloads from the last seven days

There are a number of worthy highlights this week, including the long awaited Opera 12 release, iTunes support for iOS 6 devices and a relatively major update to Skype for Windows and Mac.
The major release …

Palringo is the ultimate cross-platform, cross-network IM tool
November 15, 2011 – 08:40 | Comments Off
Palringo is the ultimate cross-platform, cross-network IM tool

Palringo is a cross-platform chat client that supports all the major networks plus its own group chat rooms. Whether you use Windows, Mac or most popular smartphones, Palringo has a client for you.
Sadly Blackberry owners …

Easily share public Dropbox files on your Mac with Bloodrop
November 8, 2011 – 12:42 | Comments Off
Easily share public Dropbox files on your Mac with Bloodrop

Bloodrop greatly simplifies the process of sharing a file in your Dropbox public folder when using a Mac. It’s a small system dock application that enables you to share files to your public folder by …

Manage workstations across your enterprise with Auslogics OnCluster
November 2, 2011 – 15:12 | Comments Off
Manage workstations across your enterprise with Auslogics OnCluster

Time is definitely money when it comes to providing support in a medium to large enterprise. Auslogics OnCluster ensures that downtimes, slow PCs and frustrated employees calling the support desk are kept to the bare …

Secure your Firefox password manager with Secure Login
November 1, 2011 – 13:19 | Comments Off
Secure your Firefox password manager with Secure Login

One of the curses of modern day life is remembering, storing and managing passwords. Whether you use a password manager, store passwords in your browser or try to remember the lot, there are always challenges. …

Use Ceedo Personal to carry your work space around in your pocket
October 31, 2011 – 07:20 | Comments Off
Use Ceedo Personal to carry your work space around in your pocket

It can be frustrating moving from computer to computer, finding the apps you use on one computer aren’t available on another, or that your carefully crafted settings aren’t in place when you switch to another …

FinalWire’s AIDA64 v2.00 includes automatic online update and support for new Intel processors
October 27, 2011 – 06:39 | Comments Off
FinalWire’s AIDA64 v2.00 includes automatic online update and support for new Intel processors

FinalWire has announced the release of the latest version of its diagnostics and benchmarking program, AIDA64 v2.00, which is great news for anyone who wants to ensure that their PCs are running smoothly.
The diagnostic software …

New BurnAware 4 includes an updated user interface and supports on the fly copying
October 25, 2011 – 16:29 | Comments Off
New BurnAware 4 includes an updated user interface and supports on the fly copying

BurnAware 4, which ships in Free, Home and Professional flavors, is the latest version of the lightweight but powerful burning tool that handles a wide variety of discs.
Burnaware Free handles most common disc based tasks. …

WinZip 16 integrates web delivery and includes a new 64 bit zip engine
October 25, 2011 – 08:31 | 4 Comments
WinZip 16 integrates web delivery and includes a new 64 bit zip engine

It’s hard to believe that WinZip, the original archive program has reached its sixteenth release with the latest update in which it picks up a range of new features. The ZIP format is getting pretty …

Create a virtual environment from your existing Mac using Paragon Virtualization Manager for Mac OS X
October 24, 2011 – 11:53 | Comments Off
Create a virtual environment from your existing Mac using Paragon Virtualization Manager for Mac OS X

Virtual environments on a Mac are often used for running alternative operating systems like Windows or Linux. Most often this is to run software that simply won’t work under the Mac operating system no matter …