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SUPERAntiSpyware 6 reveals new System Investigator
July 30, 2014 – 07:55 | No Comment
SUPERAntiSpyware 6 reveals new System Investigator

Support.com has updated its popular malware hunter SUPERAntiSpyware to version 6.0.
The major new feature is System Investigator, a tool which highlights files of interest in the most common infection points: startup programs, browser extensions, installed …

Session Manager automatically saves and restores your Firefox windows
July 29, 2014 – 08:53 | No Comment
Session Manager automatically saves and restores your Firefox windows

Get engrossed in your latest web research project and you’ll soon be navigating an array of browser tabs, each one with some vital piece of information – it’s very easy to lose track.
Firefox offers a …

Convert web pages to PDF with wkhtmltopdf
July 28, 2014 – 09:38 | No Comment
Convert web pages to PDF with wkhtmltopdf

It can often be useful to keep a local copy of a web page, and your browser’s “Save Page As” option is a good place to start. But typically this saves an HTML file and …

Take control of your Windows startup programs with Autorun Organizer
July 25, 2014 – 10:12 | No Comment
Take control of your Windows startup programs with Autorun Organizer

Your PC’s taking an age to boot? It could be launching too many programs when Windows starts. There are plenty of freeware “startup manager” tools which claim they can help, but Autorun Organizer is better …

Drawpile: work on drawings with 20+ other users in real time
July 24, 2014 – 11:18 | No Comment
Drawpile: work on drawings with 20+ other users in real time

Do you sometimes need to collaborate on drawings or sketches? Drawpile is a cross-platform application which allows 20+ users to use the same canvas, all at the same time.
The drawing engine initially looks quite simple. …

Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif
July 23, 2014 – 07:46 | No Comment
Create animated GIFs from video clips with Movie to Gif

They’re extremely basic, horribly limited, just about the most low-tech form of computer animation you can get. But then animated GIFs are almost 25 years old, so we probably shouldn’t expect too much. And even …

Maps.Me: a travel app which works anywhere
July 22, 2014 – 11:24 | No Comment
Maps.Me: a travel app which works anywhere

Every smartphone user needs a good mapping app, something to get them from A to B with the absolute minimum of hassle.
Google Maps is a great first choice, and of course there’s plenty of other …

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2015
July 22, 2014 – 06:57 | No Comment
Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 is a capable product which delivers everything you’d expect from a security suite: antivirus, firewall, browsing protection, a spam filter and more. The technology scores highly with the independent testing labs, …

Paragon Rescue Kit 14 adds virtual disk support
July 21, 2014 – 12:23 | No Comment
Paragon Rescue Kit 14 adds virtual disk support

Paragon Technologies has released Paragon Rescue Kit 14, its free-for-personal-use disaster recovery environment.
The program creates bootable recovery media based on Windows PE, or, new to this version, SuSE 12.3. The second adds support for migrating …

CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video
July 17, 2014 – 12:11 | No Comment
CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video

CyberLink has announced the release of CyberLink Media Suite 12, its vast and comprehensive collection of playback, editing and convent creation tools.
Highlights include new support for creating and playing back UltraHD 4K Video. The suite …

OSForensics 3.0 uncovers even more hidden PC details
July 17, 2014 – 08:35 | No Comment
OSForensics 3.0 uncovers even more hidden PC details

PassMark Software has announced the release of OSForensics 3.0, a major update for its excellent PC investigation suite.
A stack of new viewers tell you more about your target system. The Prefetch viewer reveals when (and …