Advanced SystemCare 8 ramps up its security tools
November 11, 2014 – 12:09 | No Comment
Advanced SystemCare 8 ramps up its security tools

IObit has announced the release of IObit Advanced SystemCare 8, a major update for its comprehensive PC maintenance toolkit.
A new “Protect” module includes tools to clean and manage your browser toolbars, customise Windows security settings, …

AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation
October 21, 2014 – 17:48 | No Comment
AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation

 AVAST Software has announced the release of its 2015 product lineup, including AVAST Free and Pro Antivirus 2015, AVAST Internet Security 2015, and AVAST Premier 2015.
All editions now include a Home Network Security option which …

Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15 now available
October 18, 2014 – 11:42 | No Comment
Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15 now available

Paragon Software Group has announced the release of Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15, the latest edition of its all-in-one drive management package.
The new Embedded Recovery Media Builder 3.0 creates Windows PE and Linux-based recovery …

Acronis True Image 2015 brings new interface, faster online backups
September 26, 2014 – 16:11 | No Comment
Acronis True Image 2015 brings new interface, faster online backups

Acronis International has unveiled Acronis True Image 2015, a significant update for its popular PC (and Mac) backup tool.
An entirely new interface makes it easier than ever to run basic backups. Choose your source – …

Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultimate
September 24, 2014 – 16:24 | No Comment
Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultimate

CyberLink PowerDirector has long been one of the most powerful consumer video editors around, packed with functionality, yet still remaining very usable for just about every level of user.
PowerDirector 13 doesn’t bring any radical changes, …

CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6
September 17, 2014 – 12:29 | Comments Off
CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6

CyberLink has announced the release of PowerDirector 13 (from $79.99), PhotoDirector 6, ColorDirector 3 and AudioDirector 5 ($129.99), all available individually or as a part of the new Director Suite 3 ($299.99).
PowerDirector 13 highlights include …

Panda 2015 consumer range now available
August 13, 2014 – 13:37 | Comments Off
Panda 2015 consumer range now available

Panda Security has announced the launch of its 2015 consumer range, claiming that it’s “lighter, safer and easier to use than ever before”.
Protection is improved with the new XMT (Extreme Malware Terminator) Smart Engineering engine. …

Auslogics reveals BoostSpeed 7
August 1, 2014 – 07:02 | Comments Off
Auslogics reveals BoostSpeed 7

Auslogics has unveiled BoostSpeed 7, a major update for its PC cleanup, maintenance and optimisation suite.
The Live Speedup module gains a Disk Priority Manager to optimise applications in real-time. Your hard drive is now monitored …

Firefox 31 FINAL tightens download security, adds Search box to New Tab page
July 22, 2014 – 05:43 | Comments Off
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 …

CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video
July 17, 2014 – 12:11 | Comments Off
CyberLink Media Suite 12 released, supports creating and editing 4K video

CyberLink has announced the release of CyberLink Media Suite 12, its vast and comprehensive collection of playback, editing and convent creation tools.
Highlights include new support for creating and playing back UltraHD 4K Video. The suite …

Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space
July 16, 2014 – 11:35 | Comments Off
Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 adds 100+ effects, 100GB online storage space

Xara Group has announced the release of Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10, the latest incarnation of its all-in-one editing, illustration and design tool.
Top of the new features list is the inclusion of Magic Bullet …