Skype for iOS 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0 released, unveil intuitive new features and design
September 4, 2015 – 03:59 | No Comment
Skype for iOS 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0 released, unveil intuitive new features and design

Microsoft has rolled out a major refresh of its Skype mobile apps with the release of Skype for iPhone 6.0, Skype for iPad 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0.
All three apps come with a redesign …

Migrate your data to a Windows 10 PC with free PCmover Express
September 2, 2015 – 09:42 | No Comment
Migrate your data to a Windows 10 PC with free PCmover Express

Migrating to a new PC can be a complicated and tedious process, especially if you’ve a large number of files and folders to transfer.
Microsoft and Laplink have teamed up to offer a simple, free solution.

Play Android games on your Windows desktop with Nox APP Player
September 1, 2015 – 08:41 | No Comment
Play Android games on your Windows desktop with Nox APP Player

Chinese tech startup Duodian Network has released an English version of Nox APP Player, an emulator which allows users to run Android apps on their Windows desktop.
The package took a while to download on our …

VMware Workstation 12 Pro, Player 12, Fusion 8 ship with Windows 10 support
August 25, 2015 – 11:47 | No Comment
VMware Workstation 12 Pro, Player 12, Fusion 8 ship with Windows 10 support

VMware has announced the release of VMware Workstation 12 Pro, VMware Workstation 12 Player and VMware Fusion 8.
VMware Workstation features full Windows 10 compatibility: you can run it as a host or a VM, it’s …

Microsoft launches Cortana beta for Android
August 25, 2015 – 05:57 | No Comment
Microsoft launches Cortana beta for Android

Microsoft has announced the public beta of Cortana for Android, finally bringing its digital assistant to the (non-Windows) mobile masses.
The new release allows you to ask questions (or type), run web searches, set reminders and …

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 launched for Windows 10 users
August 24, 2015 – 08:04 | No Comment
Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 launched for Windows 10 users

The Windows Club has released Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 for Windows 10 users. The lightweight, portable freeware tool makes it easy to tweak various aspects of Windows that usually hidden away or require access to …

McAfee releases first McAfee Free Antivirus beta
August 20, 2015 – 11:13 | No Comment
McAfee releases first McAfee Free Antivirus beta

McAfee has released the first public beta of McAfee Free Antivirus.
The package is very basic, and just includes real-time protection, and – optionally – McAfee WebAdvisor to keep you safe online. There’s not even on-demand …

Parallels Desktop 11 adds Windows 10 integration, extends Cortana to Mac desktop
August 19, 2015 – 12:14 | No Comment
Parallels Desktop 11 adds Windows 10 integration, extends Cortana to Mac desktop

Parallels IP Holdings GmbH has released Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, a major new release of its market-leading virtualisation tool.
The app, which allows users to run virtual versions of Windows, OS X and Linux in …

Corel PaintShop Pro X8 celebrates 25th birthday
August 19, 2015 – 11:30 | No Comment
Corel PaintShop Pro X8 celebrates 25th birthday

It’s 25 years since PaintShop Pro was released as shareware by Jasc Software, and Corel Corporation is celebrating the occasion with the release of Corel PaintShop Pro X8 ($99).
Lens correction tools are a long-awaited addition, …

Windows 10 virtual machines now available
August 19, 2015 – 05:13 | No Comment
Windows 10 virtual machines now available

Microsoft has updated its Microsoft Edge developer site, adding downloadable Windows 10 virtual machines for VirtualBox, VMware and Hyper-V.
Although these are aimed at developers, they’re a quick and easy way for anyone to try out …

Lock down Windows 10’s privacy settings with O&O ShutUp10
August 18, 2015 – 13:03 | No Comment
Lock down Windows 10’s privacy settings with O&O ShutUp10

Berlin-based developer O&O Software has released O&O ShutUp10, a tiny portable tool for controlling Windows 10’s many privacy-related settings.
Amongst its near 50 tweaks are options to disable telemetry, wi-fi sense, key app permissions, peer-to-peer updates, …