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Parallels Access 3.1 adds full support for iPad Pro, 3D Touch and Android M
May 24, 2016 – 05:59 | No Comment
Parallels Access 3.1 adds full support for iPad Pro, 3D Touch and Android M

Parallels has released Parallels Access 3.1 for iOS and Android, a major update to its subscription-based app that provides users with the ability to remotely access and control Windows PCs and Macs.
The app, which allows …

Stardock releases Fences 3.0, adds Windows 10 support, roll-up fences
May 19, 2016 – 09:56 | No Comment
Stardock releases Fences 3.0, adds Windows 10 support, roll-up fences

Stardock has released Fences 3.0, a major new version of its Windows desktop organisation tool. The new release brings Fences bang up to date, with support for Windows 10 and high DPI monitors.
Fences 3.0 also …

Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad
May 9, 2016 – 09:44 | No Comment
Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad

Norwegian browser developer Opera Software has launched Opera VPN 1.0, a free VPN service for iPhone and iPad users.
The app provides users with the ability to encrypt their connection to the web for additional security, …

Opera 37 FINAL unveils video pop-outs, ad-blocking technology
May 4, 2016 – 04:32 | No Comment
Opera 37 FINAL unveils video pop-outs, ad-blocking technology

Opera Software has released Opera 37 FINAL, a major new release of its desktop web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux PCs. The latest release contains two new major features of note: built-in ad-blocking and …

Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users
April 26, 2016 – 04:30 | No Comment
Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users

Mozilla has released Firefox 46.0 FINAL, a relatively minor refresh of its desktop browser for Windows, Linux and Mac with no standout new features.
Also released is Firefox for Android 46.0, which does at least include …

Evernote for Windows 6 marks evolution rather than revolution
April 21, 2016 – 11:59 | No Comment
Evernote for Windows 6 marks evolution rather than revolution

UPDATE: Evernote has unveiled Evernote for Windows 6.0.4, a major update of its desktop client for Windows users.
The new release sees another user interface revamp, plus focuses on refining existing tools rather than introducing major …

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
April 18, 2016 – 10:05 | No Comment
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office

SoftMaker Software has released SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016, a brand new version of its office suite for Windows and Linux that’s free for both personal and commercial use.
The new release comes with the promise of improved …

BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 offers UK children safe access to iPlayer on iPhone and iPad
April 12, 2016 – 10:54 | No Comment
BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 offers UK children safe access to iPlayer on iPhone and iPad

The BBC has launched BBC iPlayer Kids 1.0 for iPhone and iPad, a filtered version of its well-known iPlayer app, aimed firmly at UK children.
As the name implies, access is restricted to the BBC’s two …

Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL released, promises uniquely customisable web browser for power users
April 6, 2016 – 05:55 | No Comment
Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL released, promises uniquely customisable web browser for power users

Vivaldi Technologies has unveiled Vivaldi 1.0 FINAL, the first stable release of a web browser aimed squarely at those who want full control over their web browsing experience.
Vivaldi has been developed by a team led …

MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac
April 4, 2016 – 06:14 | No Comment
MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac

iMobie has released MacClean 3.0.5, a brand new version of its freeware Mac cleanup tool. The app, which boasts a large number of cleaning tools, returns with a new security bolt-on and completely redesigned user …

Evernote 6 Beta sees further user-interface revamp, existing features refined
March 30, 2016 – 07:01 | No Comment
Evernote 6 Beta sees further user-interface revamp, existing features refined

Evernote has unveiled Evernote for Windows 6.0.2 Beta, an early release version of the next major update of its desktop client for Windows users.
The new release sees another user interface revamp, plus focuses on refining …