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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 …

Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 5 introduces 64-bit support, optional ribbon user interface
September 15, 2014 – 11:19 | No Comment
Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 5 introduces 64-bit support, optional ribbon user interface

Berlin-based developer has released Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 5.0, a major new version of its commercial CAD software for home and garden design projects.
Version 5.0 adds 64-bit support for improved performance, plus debuts a new, …

VirtualBox 4.3.16 fixes startup problems with Windows hosts, squashes more bugs
September 11, 2014 – 12:29 | No Comment
VirtualBox 4.3.16 fixes startup problems with Windows hosts, squashes more bugs

Oracle has released VirtualBox 4.3.16, the latest in a series of maintenance fixes for its cross-platform, part-open-source virtualisation program.
The most notable fix in the new build affected a number of Windows hosts, which found themselves …

AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface
September 10, 2014 – 09:11 | No Comment
AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface

AVG Technologies has updated its entire range of PC products, launching AVG AntiVirus Free 2015, AVG AntiVirus 2015, AVG Internet Security 2015 and AVG PC TuneUp 2015.
After the relatively major changes introduced in the 2014 …

Geekbench 3.2 offers redesigned and simplified results view, adds ARMv8 support
September 9, 2014 – 08:19 | No Comment
Geekbench 3.2 offers redesigned and simplified results view, adds ARMv8 support

Primate Labs has updated its cross-platform, flagship benchmark tool with the release of Geekbench 3.2 for desktop and Android. Also available on iOS, the latest build’s main highlight is a redesigned results page.
The redesign aims …

Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 released, integrates firewall into existing anti-malware protection
September 8, 2014 – 11:38 | No Comment
Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 released, integrates firewall into existing anti-malware protection

Emsisoft GmbH has unveiled its first integrated security suite for Windows in the form of Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0. The suite comprises all the functionality of Emsisoft Anti-Malware, plus the core engine from its Online …

Evernote for Android 6.0 unveils fresh new look, adds Web Clipper support
September 5, 2014 – 12:22 | No Comment
Evernote for Android 6.0 unveils fresh new look, adds Web Clipper support

Evernote Corporation has released Evernote for Android 6.0, a major new version of its note-taking tool for a platform it says is its fastest-growing.
Version 6 unveils a major new redesign, adds support for the Evernote …

Apple Store 3.0 debuts new universal app for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch, adds new Stores tab
September 5, 2014 – 06:58 | No Comment
Apple Store 3.0 debuts new universal app for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch, adds new Stores tab

Ahead of its latest iPhone event extravaganza, Apple has released a refreshed version of its store app for iOS with the release of Apple Store 3.0, which becomes a universal app for iPhone and iPad.
The …

VirtualXP Free lets you convert your old Windows XP PC into a virtual machine
September 4, 2014 – 08:05 | No Comment
VirtualXP Free lets you convert your old Windows XP PC into a virtual machine

Farstone Technology has released VirtualXP Free 1.0, a free-for-personal-use tool that simplifies the task of converting a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 physical PC into a virtual machine.
The idea is that users hesitating about …