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Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office
June 22, 2017 – 08:24 | No Comment
Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Garage – the Redmond behemoth’s R&D arm – has released Dictate 5.0, a free add-on for those running Microsoft Office 2013, 2016 or 365 on Windows 8.1 or later. Also available for 64-bit versions …

Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser
June 13, 2017 – 17:18 | No Comment
Firefox 54 extends multiprocess feature to promise faster, more stable browser

Mozilla has released Firefox 54.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 54.0 due imminently.
Firefox 54 focusses largely on one major development: support for multi-content processes, which basically gives Firefox the ability to …

Turn your phone or tablet into a mobile scanner with Adobe Scan
June 1, 2017 – 09:55 | No Comment
Turn your phone or tablet into a mobile scanner with Adobe Scan

Adobe has released Adobe Scan 17.05.31 for iPhone, iPad and Android mobiles. The app allows users to turn their mobile camera into a scanner for various types of paper document, including receipts and magazine pages.
Apps …

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 revamps user interface, tweaks tools for faster performance
May 17, 2017 – 04:06 | No Comment
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 revamps user interface, tweaks tools for faster performance

Windows utilities specialist Ashampoo GmbH has released Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15.0, a major new update of its Windows maintenance and optimisation tool.
Version 15 has been rebuilt around making the program easier to use via a new …

Opera is Reborn: Opera 45 debuts built-in chat tools and UI improvements
May 10, 2017 – 04:20 | No Comment
Opera is Reborn: Opera 45 debuts built-in chat tools and UI improvements

Opera Software has released Opera 45.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s been codenamed “Reborn” because of it’s the first release to include features previewed earlier this year in its concept browser Opera Neon.
These new …

MediaPortal 2.1 adds automatic media-scraping, WMC-inspired skin
May 4, 2017 – 14:57 | No Comment
MediaPortal 2.1 adds automatic media-scraping, WMC-inspired skin

Team MediaPortal has released a major update of its open-source media server and centre for Windows. MediaPortal 2.1 opens with completely reworked media management tools, with a wide array of content now automatically scraped for …

O&O FileDirect 1.0 makes ad-hoc file sharing swift, safe and simple
May 4, 2017 – 05:06 | No Comment
O&O FileDirect 1.0 makes ad-hoc file sharing swift, safe and simple

O&O Software has released O&O FileDirect 1.0, a brand new freeware file-sharing tool for PCs running Windows 7 or up.
The program makes it easy – and safe – for users to share individual files through …

Kiwi for Gmail 2.0 arrives on Windows, runs Google services in a desktop app
April 25, 2017 – 11:18 | Comments Off on Kiwi for Gmail 2.0 arrives on Windows, runs Google services in a desktop app
Kiwi for Gmail 2.0 arrives on Windows, runs Google services in a desktop app

Zive, Inc has released Kiwi for Gmail 2.0 for PC users, migrating its popular Mac tool of the same name to the Windows platform.
Kiwi for Gmail will appeal to those Google aficionados who are currently …

Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
April 19, 2017 – 06:46 | Comments Off on Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode
Firefox 53 unveils new themes, adds reading time estimate to Reader Mode

Mozilla has released Firefox 53.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 53.0 due imminently.
Firefox 53 unveils a number of design tweaks, starting with two new – and built-in – compact themes, which …

O&O ShutUp10 1.5 protects your PC’s privacy against new Creator’s Update changes
April 12, 2017 – 05:54 | Comments Off on O&O ShutUp10 1.5 protects your PC’s privacy against new Creator’s Update changes
O&O ShutUp10 1.5 protects your PC’s privacy against new Creator’s Update changes

It can sometimes feel like Microsoft is playing a game with us over privacy. It promises to respect people’s rights in one sentence, then unleashes a new version of Windows 10 that finds new ways …

WYSIWYG Web Builder 12 makes building websites easier than ever with new Blocks feature
April 4, 2017 – 10:10 | Comments Off on WYSIWYG Web Builder 12 makes building websites easier than ever with new Blocks feature
WYSIWYG Web Builder 12 makes building websites easier than ever with new Blocks feature

Pablo Software Solutions has released WYSIWYG Web Builder 12, a major new version of its DTP-style web building tool for Windows users.
Version 12 introduces over 125 new and improved features, with one brand new addition …