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CCleaner 4.16 widens cleaning to include TeamViewer and OneDrive, adds repair option
July 24, 2014 – 12:01 | No Comment
CCleaner 4.16 widens cleaning to include TeamViewer and OneDrive, adds repair option

It’s that time of the month when Piriform issues its regular CCleaner update for Windows PCs, and undeterred by the recent CCleaner for Mac 1.08 release, the company has shipped CCleaner 4.16 and CCleaner Portable …

Skype for Android 5.0 readies the way for new “Find your friends” feature
July 24, 2014 – 08:24 | No Comment
Skype for Android 5.0 readies the way for new “Find your friends” feature

Microsoft has released Skype for Android 5.0, a new release of its chat tool that includes free audio and video messaging. The new release concentrates on providing support for one single upcoming feature: find your …

CyberDuck 4.5 restores Windows Azure support, adds new SSH/SFTP protocol implementation
July 23, 2014 – 13:08 | No Comment
CyberDuck 4.5 restores Windows Azure support, adds new SSH/SFTP protocol implementation

Bern-based developer iterate GmbH has released CyberDuck 4.5, a major update to its Windows and Mac FTP and cloud-storage browser tool. This open-source tool provides users with a user-friendly means of browsing FTP/SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon …

IObit unveils Driver Booster 2.0 Beta with simplified user interface, promises faster downloads for all
July 23, 2014 – 08:23 | No Comment
IObit unveils Driver Booster 2.0 Beta with simplified user interface, promises faster downloads for all

IOBit has unveiled Driver Booster 2.0 Beta, a preview of the next major version of its driver update tool for Windows. The utility offers simple updating to free users, while a paid-for Pro version adds …

CCleaner for Mac 1.08 adds support for Yosemite Developer Preview, improves browser cleaning
July 22, 2014 – 15:17 | No Comment
CCleaner for Mac 1.08 adds support for Yosemite Developer Preview, improves browser cleaning

Piriform Ltd has released CCleaner for Mac 1.08, a minor update to the Mac version of its freeware cleaning tool. Unlike the Windows version, which is updated monthly, CCleaner for Mac’s updates are more sporadic …

Need access to your Mac drives in Windows 8? Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8/8.1 Free Edition does the job
July 22, 2014 – 13:09 | No Comment
Need access to your Mac drives in Windows 8? Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8/8.1 Free Edition does the job

Are you a Mac user who’s just installed Windows 8 alongside OS X via Boot Camp? Or perhaps you’re a Windows user who’s just been tasked with the job of getting data from (or to) …

Opera 23 FINAL adds new options to heart button, promises improved stability
July 22, 2014 – 07:26 | No Comment
Opera 23 FINAL adds new options to heart button, promises improved stability

Opera has released Opera 23 FINAL, a relatively minor new release of its web browser for Windows and Mac. The only visible change of note is found in the behaviour of the heart button in …

Firefox 31 FINAL tightens download security, adds Search box to New Tab page
July 22, 2014 – 05:43 | No Comment
Firefox 31 FINAL tightens download security, adds Search box to New Tab page

Mozilla has released Firefox 31.0 FINAL for desktop, with Firefox for Android 31.0 due to follow in the next couple of days.
After the relatively disappointing Firefox 30, version 31 adds some notable new features, including …

Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.
July 21, 2014 – 13:34 | No Comment
Need to take control of your Android mobile’s files? Tomi File Manager is just the ticket.

Ever struggled to find a particular file on your Android mobile? Wish you could exert more control over your photos and other media, or uninstall more than one app at once? You need a file …

Google Maps for Android 8.2 released, improves navigation for cyclists and drivers
July 18, 2014 – 12:34 | No Comment
Google Maps for Android 8.2 released, improves navigation for cyclists and drivers

Google has started to roll out Google Maps for Android 8.2, focussing its attention of cyclists with the addition of some handy new features.
The app also introduces voice control for vehicle navigation, effectively turning the …

Dashlane 3.0 revamps user interface, unveils new shared features
July 18, 2014 – 06:49 | No Comment
Dashlane 3.0 revamps user interface, unveils new shared features

Dashlane, Inc has released Dashlane 3.0 for Windows and Mac, a major new build of its secure password management tool. The new release is joined by Dashlane 2.7 for iOS, which has been updated to …