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Bear 1.1 unveils loads of improvements, including improved tagging, export
March 22, 2017 – 07:17 | No Comment
Bear 1.1 unveils loads of improvements, including improved tagging, export

Shiny Frog has released Bear 1.1, its Evernote-baiting, notetaking app for Mac and iOS. Mac users gain Touch Bar support and wider drag-and-drop support, while iOS users can now take “smart” web clippings using the …

PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums
March 14, 2017 – 11:52 | No Comment
PhotoPageGen 5.1 takes the pain out of creating slick web photo albums

One of the simplest ways to share photos with others is through a web album. If you’re looking to avoid a third-party service, or would like to distribute your album locally, then take a look …

Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante
March 6, 2017 – 15:48 | No Comment
Firefox 52 lets you send tabs to other synced devices, ups the security ante

Mozilla has released Firefox 52.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 52.0 due imminently.
Firefox 52 now supports syncing tabs to specific devices, makes various improvements to the Downloads button and introduces a …

Bear 1.0.6 gives Mac and iOS users a simpler, friendlier alternative to Evernote
March 3, 2017 – 11:02 | No Comment
Bear 1.0.6 gives Mac and iOS users a simpler, friendlier alternative to Evernote

When it comes to taking notes on your computer or mobile, what platform do you choose? The bells, whistles and expense of Evernote or the pared back simplicity (and no subscription fee) of Simplenote?
If you’re …

O&O AutoBackup 6.0 implements advanced job management, restructures user interface
February 23, 2017 – 07:17 | No Comment
O&O AutoBackup 6.0 implements advanced job management, restructures user interface

O&O Software GmbH has unveiled O&O AutoBackup 6.0, a major new version of its file-based backup and sync tool for Windows.
Version 6.0 adds support for advanced job management, restructures the user interface and backup process, …

ForkLift 3.0 released for macOS, unveils complete redesign and rebuild
February 21, 2017 – 11:11 | No Comment
ForkLift 3.0 released for macOS, unveils complete redesign and rebuild

Binary Nights has released ForkLift 3.0 for macOS. The dual-pane file manager and file transfer client has been two years (and six months of beta testing) in the making, and has been completely rewritten from …

Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off
February 13, 2017 – 11:56 | No Comment
Why you need extra layers of security for your PC – and how to get them for up to 55% off

These days, the threats posed to your PC have never been greater. It’s no longer enough to rely on simple basic anti-malware protection and the built-in Windows firewall. If you want to really close the …

Vivaldi 1.7 introduces flexible screenshot tool, universal mute option for tabs
February 8, 2017 – 06:26 | No Comment
Vivaldi 1.7 introduces flexible screenshot tool, universal mute option for tabs

Vivaldi 1.7 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s the brainchild of Opera co-founder Jon S von Tetzhner, and makes a good claim to be the most customisable web browser out there.
The new …

Discover what makes Nitro Pro 11 the best version of this powerful PDF editor yet
February 8, 2017 – 05:10 | No Comment
Discover what makes Nitro Pro 11 the best version of this powerful PDF editor yet

The days of Adobe Acrobat ruling the roost of PDF creation and editing are long gone. If you’re looking for a powerful, yet affordable, alternative to Adobe Acrobat, then Nitro Pro 11 has all the …

Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps
February 7, 2017 – 13:21 | No Comment
Avast 2017 introduces zero-day protection, ‘passive’ mode for running alongside other security apps

Avast Software has unveiled its 2017 suite of security programs with the simultaneous release of Avast! Free Antivirus 2017, Avast Internet Security 2017 and Avast Premier 2017.
The 2017 releases, all marked versions 17.1, are the …

Kodi 17.0 “Krypton” unveils major facelift alongside suite-wide improvements
February 6, 2017 – 07:45 | No Comment
Kodi 17.0 “Krypton” unveils major facelift alongside suite-wide improvements

The XBMC Foundation has unveiled Kodi 17.0. Codenamed “Krypton”, the new release is available on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and (jailbroken) iOS devices.
The new release unveils new default skins for both regular and touch devices. …