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Chrome 38 Beta makes user-switching feature more visible, adds 64-bit support to OS X and Windows
August 29, 2014 – 10:20 | No Comment
Chrome 38 Beta makes user-switching feature more visible, adds 64-bit support to OS X and Windows

Google has updated its Chrome Beta channel with the release of Google Chrome 38.0 Beta. The new release, also available as Google Chrome 38.0 Beta (64-bit) for Windows and Linux, has two major highlights.
The first …

MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules
August 28, 2014 – 08:57 | No Comment
MacBooster 2 released, adds System Status, Photo Sweeper and Security modules

IObit has released MacBooster 2.0, a major new build of its shareware cleaning and optimisation tool for Macs. The app, which is available as a 14-day trial download, includes a number of new and improved …

Corel PaintShop Pro X7 adds new Magic Fill erase tool, promises more responsive brush performance
August 28, 2014 – 07:50 | No Comment
Corel PaintShop Pro X7 adds new Magic Fill erase tool, promises more responsive brush performance

Corel has released PaintShop Pro X7, a major new version of its venerable photo and image editor. Version X7 sees a number of new features, including Magic Fill erase tool. It also sees its popular …

Parallels Desktop 10 officially released, promises improved performance, adds new Disk Space Wizard
August 27, 2014 – 10:19 | No Comment
Parallels Desktop 10 officially released, promises improved performance, adds new Disk Space Wizard

Parallels IP Holdings GmbH has unveiled Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac to the general public, one week after making it exclusively available to existing users.
The app, which makes it easy to run Windows in a …

Google unveils Google Slides for Android and iOS, view and edit Google Drive-hosted presentations offline
August 26, 2014 – 13:07 | No Comment
Google unveils Google Slides for Android and iOS, view and edit Google Drive-hosted presentations offline

Google has unveiled Google Slides for Android 1.0 and Google Slides iOS 1.0.0, new apps for accessing and editing presentations while on the move.
Both apps provide users with an option for downloading presentations to their …

OneDrive 4.4 and Dropbox 3.3 for iOS released, promise major new features
August 26, 2014 – 08:56 | No Comment
OneDrive 4.4 and Dropbox 3.3 for iOS released, promise major new features

OneDrive and Dropbox users with access to an iPhone or iPad rejoice: both iOS apps have been updated with major improvements with the release of Microsoft OneDrive 4.4 and Dropbox 3.3.
Both apps gain new features …

Ultimate Settings Panel 1.0 released, puts key Windows shortcuts just a couple of clicks away
August 25, 2014 – 07:02 | No Comment
Ultimate Settings Panel 1.0 released, puts key Windows shortcuts just a couple of clicks away

UK developers Techy Geeks Home has released Ultimate Settings Panel 1.0, a brand new collection of shortcuts to key system Control Panels and other tools for Windows users.
Version 1.0 offers easy access to key Windows …

Auslogics Browser Care 2.0 puts you back in control of your browser’s key settings
August 20, 2014 – 16:07 | No Comment
Auslogics Browser Care 2.0 puts you back in control of your browser’s key settings

Auslogics has released Auslogics Browser Care 2.0, a major new version of its Windows browser management tool that’s aimed at novices.
Version 2.0 adds a new system health scanner tool, promises better handling of Chrome, Firefox …

Emsisoft Emergency Kit 9 released, overhauls interface to simplify malware cleaning
August 19, 2014 – 12:15 | No Comment
Emsisoft Emergency Kit 9 released, overhauls interface to simplify malware cleaning

Emsisoft has released Emsisoft Emergency Kit 9, a major new build of its portable malware cleaning toolkit for Windows PCs. The new build jumps from version 4 to 9, which brings its version numbering into …

Windows 8.1 Update 2 is released – sort of, minor improvements and bug fixes the order of the day
August 13, 2014 – 09:27 | No Comment
Windows 8.1 Update 2 is released – sort of, minor improvements and bug fixes the order of the day

Microsoft’s long-awaited “Update 2″ for Windows 8.1 users has materialised in the guise of August 2014 update rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Also available separately for 64-bit Windows, the update is …

IObit Advanced SystemCare 8 Beta adds new protection modules, support UI theming
August 12, 2014 – 08:59 | No Comment
IObit Advanced SystemCare 8 Beta adds new protection modules, support UI theming

IObit has launched the first public pre-release version of its forthcoming system and security suite, IObit Advanced SystemCare 8 Beta. The new build launches with a number of new tools, including brand new Protect Module.
It …