Speed test online storage providers with Online Drive Benchmark
May 25, 2011 – 07:25 | Comments Off on Speed test online storage providers with Online Drive Benchmark
Speed test online storage providers with Online Drive Benchmark

Storing your data in the cloud has its pros and cons, but one of the biggest drawbacks has to be the speed at which you can both upload and download data from your storage pool. …

Add tabbed document editing to Microsoft Office with Office Tab Free Edition
May 24, 2011 – 06:50 | One Comment
Add tabbed document editing to Microsoft Office with Office Tab Free Edition

If you’re the kind of person who finds themselves moving backwards and forwards between multiple documents in Word, Excel or PowerPoint, you’ll know how frustrating and fiddly it can be. Office opens each document in …

Avoid malicious downloads with our top tips and tools
May 18, 2011 – 11:30 | Comments Off on Avoid malicious downloads with our top tips and tools
Avoid malicious downloads with our top tips and tools

Microsoft recently revealed that 1 in every 14 downloads on the Windows platform contains malicious software. That’s a scary thought, and means your security software could be working overtime in trying to prevent your PC …

Startup Delayer 3 helps Windows users manage startup items efficiently
May 18, 2011 – 06:39 | One Comment
Startup Delayer 3 helps Windows users manage startup items efficiently

Brisbane-based software developer r2 Studios has released a major update to its pioneering startup management application. As the name implies, Startup Delayer 3.0 allows users to delay startup applications to free up system resources and …

Free VidCoder download offers easy DVD ripping and converting
May 10, 2011 – 12:29 | One Comment
Free VidCoder download offers easy DVD ripping and converting

One of the most popular open-source tools for ripping and encoding video from DVD and Blu-ray is the cross-platform tool, Handbrake. One of the charges levelled at it – particularly from a Windows user’s point …

Download Boxcryptor and encrypt your files before uploading to Dropbox
May 9, 2011 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Download Boxcryptor and encrypt your files before uploading to Dropbox
Download Boxcryptor and encrypt your files before uploading to Dropbox

Just how are your files encrypted when you back them up online? If you’re lucky, your backup provider will perform the encryption and decryption of your files on your computer, so they’re already encrypted prior …

Download Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011, worth $49.95, completely FREE for a year
May 9, 2011 – 07:07 | Comments Off on Download Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011, worth $49.95, completely FREE for a year
Download Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011, worth $49.95, completely FREE for a year

Comodo Group has announced it’s giving away a free one year-license of Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011, worth $49.95. Available for free download through Downloadcrew.com, Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011 includes both anti-malware and firewall …

Featured Download: Faststone Photo Resizer 3.1
May 6, 2011 – 08:35 | Comments Off on Featured Download: Faststone Photo Resizer 3.1
Featured Download: Faststone Photo Resizer 3.1

There are many good free image-editing tools out there: Paint.NET and The GIMP are just two examples. But like most image-editing tools, they’re best served when working on individual or small groups of images. What …

Roundup: the best tools for migrating or cloning one hard drive to another
May 5, 2011 – 12:36 | Comments Off on Roundup: the best tools for migrating or cloning one hard drive to another
Roundup: the best tools for migrating or cloning one hard drive to another

Why purchase a brand new computer when you might be able to save serious cash by extending the life of your existing model through a judicious upgrade or two? Memory is one of the most …

Install a cloud-based OS alongside Windows with Joli OS
May 5, 2011 – 10:42 | Comments Off on Install a cloud-based OS alongside Windows with Joli OS
Install a cloud-based OS alongside Windows with Joli OS

The future of computing – so we’re told – lies in the cloud. It’s already possible to spend practically all your entire computing life in your browser window, using web-based apps like Google Docs and …

Featured download: aTube Catcher 2.3.570
April 28, 2011 – 13:46 | 4 Comments
Featured download: aTube Catcher 2.3.570

Here’s the rub: there’s lots of great video content on the web, but you can’t always rely on being online to access it all. There are plenty of free tools for downloading and converting video …