Opera VPN 1.0 launches for Android, adds network security check
August 23, 2016 – 08:05 | No Comment
Opera VPN 1.0 launches for Android, adds network security check

Three months after unveiling Opera VPN for iOS, browser developer Opera Software has launched Opera VPN 1.0 for Android.
The Android build offers the same functionality as the iOS version – secure VPN encryption to the …

Acronis True Image 2017 adds Facebook backup
August 23, 2016 – 05:34 | No Comment
Acronis True Image 2017 adds Facebook backup

Acronis True Image 2017 has shipped with some welcome additions and enhancements.
Incremental Facebook backup automatically archives your Facebook photos, videos, contacts, comments, and likes.

OpenOffice gets an unofficial iPad port
August 22, 2016 – 04:01 | No Comment
OpenOffice gets an unofficial iPad port

He’s already ported OpenOffice to Android, and now Akikazu Yoshikawa has announced the release of Office 700, “the world’s first port of OpenOffice for iOS”.
The package includes all the key functions: text editing, spreadsheets, presentation, …

My Family Tree 6.0 improves GEDCOM support, date handling
August 21, 2016 – 06:44 | No Comment
My Family Tree 6.0 improves GEDCOM support, date handling

The free genealogy tool My Family Tree has hit version 6.0 with a host of small but welcome enhancements.
Smarter GEDCOM handling includes a new import log to help diagnose any problems, and options to choose …

Stress-test your PC with HeavyLoad 3.4
August 19, 2016 – 07:45 | No Comment
Stress-test your PC with HeavyLoad 3.4

Jam Software’s quick and easy PC stress-tester HeavyLoad has just been updated to version 3.4, its first release in more than two years.
The package is as easy to use as ever, maxing out your CPU, …

IObit Uninstaller 6 adds Edge support
August 17, 2016 – 10:33 | No Comment
IObit Uninstaller 6 adds Edge support

IObit has shipped IObit Uninstaller 6 with new support for removing Microsoft Edge plug-ins and extensions.
That’s the only significant new feature in this release, although IObit also says it now removes more programs and browser …

Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients
August 17, 2016 – 09:30 | No Comment
Corel PaintShop Pro X9 adds project templates, interactive gradients

Corel has shipped Corel PaintShop Pro X9, the latest edition of its veteran image editor.
New features include Project Templates, prebuilt desktop publishing-type layouts to help you create greetings cards, brochures, photo collages and more.

Google Duo is a super-simple video messaging app
August 17, 2016 – 07:21 | No Comment
Google Duo is a super-simple video messaging app

Google has released Google Duo, a very simple video calling app for Android and iOS.
Duo is all about ease of use. There’s no separate account to create, no need to build a new contact list: …

CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
August 16, 2016 – 10:35 | No Comment
CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.21 and CCleaner 5.21 Portable for Windows PCs. The app’s rate of development continues to slow, this release once again focussing on minor updates and improvements instead of introducing new …

Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013
August 13, 2016 – 18:50 | No Comment
Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013

Windows audio editor Wavosaur (and 64-bit edition) has just been updated to version 1.2, its first release for almost three years.
One handy new feature is real-time spectrum analysis. Click Tools > Spectrum Analysis, Display > …

DisplayFusion 8.0 improves Anniversary Update compatibility, unveils new Triggers function
August 9, 2016 – 10:12 | No Comment
DisplayFusion 8.0 improves Anniversary Update compatibility, unveils new Triggers function

Binary Fortress Software has released DisplayFusion 8.0, a major update of its multi-monitor management tool for Windows. Available in both free and Pro versions, version 8.0 focusses on fixing numerous bugs for the Windows 10 …