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Need user-friendly bootable recovery media? AOMEI PE Builder Free 1.0 has your back
September 30, 2014 – 07:45 | No Comment
Need user-friendly bootable recovery media? AOMEI PE Builder Free 1.0 has your back

Everyone – and we mean everyone – needs some kind of recovery disc. It could be the only thing between you and losing critical data, or a lengthy (and possibly unnecessary) Windows reinstall, for example.
Most …

Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects
September 30, 2014 – 07:07 | No Comment
Audacity 2.0.6 released, refines user interface, improves selected effects

Popular open-source, cross-platform sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.0.6 has been released. The new build contains a number of minor improvements and various bug fixes.
Most of these changes affect the user interface. Both …

CCEnhancer 4.1 released, extends CCleaner support to hundreds of programs
September 29, 2014 – 07:31 | No Comment
CCEnhancer 4.1 released, extends CCleaner support to hundreds of programs

Ever felt frustrated by CCleaner’s relative limited support for third-party apps? Did you know you can – with a lot of care – add your own programs to its cleaning database? Does that sound a …

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 released, focus on more automatic features
September 25, 2014 – 07:40 | No Comment
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 released, focus on more automatic features

Adobe has released Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Adobe Premiere Elements 13, brand new versions of its consumer-level photo-editing and video-editing suites.
Version 13 remain standalone tools – allowing users to purchase them outright – and …

Foxit Reader 7.0 and Foxit PhantomPDF 7.0 released, add Shared Review, 2D Barcode Display features
September 24, 2014 – 06:55 | No Comment
Foxit Reader 7.0 and Foxit PhantomPDF 7.0 released, add Shared Review, 2D Barcode Display features

In its first major updates for almost 18 months, Foxit Corporation has unveiled Foxit Reader 7.0 and Foxit PhantomPDF 7.0. Both builds gain Shared Review capabilities along with 2D Barcode Display.
Each build also gains unique …

Evernote for Mac 5.6 improves note editor and search tools, speeds up sync and startup
September 23, 2014 – 07:12 | No Comment
Evernote for Mac 5.6 improves note editor and search tools, speeds up sync and startup

Evernote Corporation has rolled out Evernote for Mac 5.6, a major update of its cloud-based note-taking client for Mac users. Version 5.6 comes with a rebuilt – and improved – note editor, as well as …

Process Lasso 7.0 released, fine-tunes ProBalance Insights module, tweaks user interface
September 22, 2014 – 13:06 | No Comment
Process Lasso 7.0 released, fine-tunes ProBalance Insights module, tweaks user interface

Tennessee software developer Bitsum has released Process Lasso 7.0 and Process Lasso 7.0 (64-bit), a landmark update of its PC optimisation tool.
Version 7.0 builds on recent releases, improving the newly added ProBalance Insights tool with …

EaseUS Todo PC Trans 8.0 adds support for non-direct transfer of data and apps
September 19, 2014 – 09:37 | No Comment
EaseUS Todo PC Trans 8.0 adds support for non-direct transfer of data and apps

EaseUS has released EaseUS Todo PCTrans 8.0 Free, an updated version of its PC transfer software for migrating data and applications to a new computer.
The new build no longer requires users to transfer directly between …

LastPass for iOS 3.1.0 adds Safari extension, Touch ID integration in iOS 8
September 18, 2014 – 13:24 | No Comment
LastPass for iOS 3.1.0 adds Safari extension, Touch ID integration in iOS 8

Password-management service LastPass has unveiled LastPass for Premium 3.1.0 for iPad and iPhone users with paid-for LastPass accounts.
Version 3.1.0 taps into two new iOS 8 features to deliver direct support for Safari and Touch ID …

O&O Defrag Professional 18 launched, integrates with Syspectr platform, promises reduced defrag times
September 17, 2014 – 06:09 | No Comment
O&O Defrag Professional 18 launched, integrates with Syspectr platform, promises reduced defrag times

Berlin developer O&O Software has unveiled O&O Defrag Professional 18.0 32-bit and O&O Defrag Professional 18.0 64-bit, a major new build of its renowned Windows drive defragmentation tool.
Version 18 introduces two new features of note: …

Opera Beta 25 released, finally adds full bookmark support, debuts Linux build
September 16, 2014 – 07:22 | No Comment
Opera Beta 25 released, finally adds full bookmark support, debuts Linux build

Opera has released Opera Beta 25, which sees the Opera Next channel renamed as part of what could be a landmark release for the alternative web browser when it hits final release next month. The …