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CCleaner 4.19 brings Windows 10 support
October 24, 2014 – 13:36 | No Comment
CCleaner 4.19 brings Windows 10 support

It’s that time of the month when Piriform’s team delivers their regular CCleaner update, and sure enough they’ve announced the availability of CCleaner 4.19 and CCleaner 4.19 Portable.
The big news this time is compatibility with …

Bitdefender unveils portable Adware Removal Tool
October 22, 2014 – 05:48 | No Comment
Bitdefender unveils portable Adware Removal Tool

Bitdefender has announced the availability of Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for PC, the first public beta of its portable program to detect and remove unwanted software.
The Removal Tool arrives as a single 41.8MB executable file. …

AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation
October 21, 2014 – 17:48 | No Comment
AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation

 AVAST Software has announced the release of its 2015 product lineup, including AVAST Free and Pro Antivirus 2015, AVAST Internet Security 2015, and AVAST Premier 2015.
All editions now include a Home Network Security option which …

Check downloads and websites for malware with Metascan Online for Firefox
October 20, 2014 – 17:55 | No Comment
Check downloads and websites for malware with Metascan Online for Firefox

OPSWAT has announced the availability of Metascan Online for Firefox, an addon which allows the browser to scan downloads, websites and web connections for threats.
Checking a link is as easy as right-clicking it and selecting …

Avira 2015 offers optional Dropbox install, online product management
October 18, 2014 – 18:04 | No Comment
Avira 2015 offers optional Dropbox install, online product management

Avira has announced the arrival of its 2015 product line, including Avira Free Antivirus, Avira Antivirus Pro and Avira Internet Security.
The main highlight is a “superior” engine to improve PC protection, along with enhanced Android …

Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15 now available
October 18, 2014 – 11:42 | No Comment
Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15 now available

Paragon Software Group has announced the release of Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15, the latest edition of its all-in-one drive management package.
The new Embedded Recovery Media Builder 3.0 creates Windows PE and Linux-based recovery …

FlightGear 3.2 enhances graphics, flight dynamics, plane models
October 17, 2014 – 12:58 | No Comment
FlightGear 3.2 enhances graphics, flight dynamics, plane models

The free, open-source flight simulator FlightGear 3.2 has been updated to version 3.2 with a stack of new and enhanced features.
A more realistic JSBSim flight dynamics model now includes support for ground effects, including bumpiness, …

View, process and sort RAW images with FastRawViewer
October 17, 2014 – 08:45 | No Comment
View, process and sort RAW images with FastRawViewer

It’s no secret that working with a camera’s RAW images can improve photo quality, as you’re accessing all the information from the original shot.
But as RAW files are also huge, and often slow to render …

Review: Acronis True Image 2015
October 16, 2014 – 12:30 | No Comment
Review: Acronis True Image 2015

Acronis’s True Image has always been one of the more feature-packed backup tools around. Imaging, file and folder backups, syncing, online backup, continuous data protection: it’s all here.
Over the years True Image has piled on …

Driver Booster 2.0 updates more drivers, adds rollback support
October 16, 2014 – 07:45 | No Comment
Driver Booster 2.0 updates more drivers, adds rollback support

IObit has released Driver Booster 2.0, a major update for its free driver updater.
An expanded driver database, now held online, and the ability to scan for unplugged devices should ensure the program finds even more …

O&O DiskImage 9 brings redesigned interface, Windows 10 support
October 15, 2014 – 15:58 | No Comment
O&O DiskImage 9 brings redesigned interface, Windows 10 support

Berlin-based developer O&O Software has announced the release of O&O DiskImage 9, its one-stop drive imaging and file/ folder backup tool.
The most obvious change this time is the completely redesigned Start screen, where the program’s …