View and import REG files safely with RegMerge
October 1, 2016 – 13:08 | No Comment
View and import REG files safely with RegMerge

.REG files are a quick way of making multiple changes to the Windows Registry. Double-click one, REGEDIT asks if you’d like to apply its tweaks, and once you’ve said “yes” it’ll update every key in …

TunnelBear 3.0 brings faster, more secure VPN connections
September 23, 2016 – 10:15 | No Comment
TunnelBear 3.0 brings faster, more secure VPN connections

Canadian VPN provider TunnelBear has updated its Windows and Mac clients to version 3.0.
The Windows release features a simplified, stripped-back interface and connects and reconnects up to 60% faster than before.

Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app
September 22, 2016 – 07:46 | No Comment
Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app

Does the world need another messaging app? We’re not sure, but Google is giving us another one anyway, launching Google Allo for Android and iOS.
Key features include “Smart Reply”, which analyses incoming messages and suggests …

Bitdefender 2017 brings anti-ransomware, wifi vulnerability checker
September 21, 2016 – 15:51 | No Comment
Bitdefender 2017 brings anti-ransomware, wifi vulnerability checker

Bitdefender has unveiled its 2017 consumer security range, including Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 ($39.99-), Bitdefender Internet Security 2017 ($59.99-) and Bitdefender Total Security Multi-Device 2017 ($89.99-).
New features include the Wifi Security Scanner, a one-click tool …

Postbox 5 adds dynamic content support, anti-tracking features
September 21, 2016 – 07:15 | No Comment
Postbox 5 adds dynamic content support, anti-tracking features

Postbox, Inc has released Postbox 5.0, a major update to its Windows and Mac email client. Version 5 showcases a new look with high-DPI support in Windows, plus adds dynamic data support to responses and …

Opera 40 unveils free VPN to secure web browsing, improves battery saver
September 20, 2016 – 05:04 | No Comment
Opera 40 unveils free VPN to secure web browsing, improves battery saver

Opera 40 has been released, bringing an easy, convenient VPN feature to the masses. It’s also reworked the battery saver tool, which was introduced in Opera 38, and adds RSS feeds to personal news.
The VPN …

Delayed Firefox 49 FINAL finally makes its bow, decommissions Firefox Hello
September 20, 2016 – 03:21 | No Comment
Delayed Firefox 49 FINAL finally makes its bow, decommissions Firefox Hello

Mozilla has finally released Firefox 49 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The release has been held back a week due to the need to fix two ‘blocker’ bugs. The bugs – which concerned loading …

ACDSee Ultimate 10 adds Smart Brushes and GPU support
September 17, 2016 – 03:37 | No Comment
ACDSee Ultimate 10 adds Smart Brushes and GPU support

ACD Systems has unveiled ACDSee Ultimate 10 ($149.99), the latest edition of its powerful image editor.
A new Smart Brush enable users to brush on image adjustments simply by painting over the image area.

CyberLink unveils PowerDirector 15, PhotoDirector 8
September 13, 2016 – 13:13 | No Comment
CyberLink unveils PowerDirector 15, PhotoDirector 8

CyberLink Corp has launched the latest versions of its Director multimedia software.
Video editor PowerDirector 15 (from $69.99) gets end-to-end support for 360-degree videos: importing, adding titles, effects and transitions, and producing the finished movie.

NirSoft releases FullEventLogView, EventLogChannelsView
September 8, 2016 – 09:07 | No Comment
NirSoft releases FullEventLogView, EventLogChannelsView

Freeware supremo NirSoft has released two new tools, FullEventLogView and EventLogChannelsView.
FullEventLogView lists all events from your local event logs, the events of a remote system or the contents of a .evtx file.

Vivaldi 1.4 FINAL released, introduces scheduled themes and individually sized Web panels
September 8, 2016 – 05:26 | No Comment
Vivaldi 1.4 FINAL released, introduces scheduled themes and individually sized Web panels

Vivaldi Technologies has unveiled Vivaldi 1.4 FINAL and Vivaldi 1.4 FINAL 64-bit, a major update to its web browser aimed at those wanting maximum control over their browser’s look and functionality. Vivaldi is developed by …