Review: System Mechanic 14
September 10, 2014 – 07:51 | No Comment
Review: System Mechanic 14

Keeping your PC running smoothly can be a complicated, time-consuming business. There are so many important issues to consider that even expert users can struggle to monitor them all.
Iolo’s System Mechanic 14 claims it can …

Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10
August 2, 2014 – 09:00 | No Comment
Review: Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10

Do you really need separate applications to cover your design needs, whether photo editing, digital art or simple design tasks like producing flyers and scrapbooks? For those who want everything in one package, Xara has …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate
July 31, 2014 – 13:15 | No Comment
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate

After almost 20 years developing multimedia software, it’s no surprise that CyberLink has some impressive products. But they can seem expensive. PowerDVD is definitely a versatile and feature-packed media player, but if you’re used to …

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2015
July 22, 2014 – 06:57 | No Comment
Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 is a capable product which delivers everything you’d expect from a security suite: antivirus, firewall, browsing protection, a spam filter and more. The technology scores highly with the independent testing labs, …

Quick review: AOMEI Backupper Standard 2.01
June 20, 2014 – 05:46 | Comments Off
Quick review: AOMEI Backupper Standard 2.01

When we were first looked at AOMEI Data Backuper in January 2013 it was a capable free image backup tool with some limitations – no scheduler – but a lot of promise. Now at version …

Review: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium 2
May 5, 2014 – 06:14 | Comments Off
Review: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium 2

Install a good antivirus tool and it’ll keep you safe from most online threats. But there are no 100% guarantees, of course, and it’s possible that some malware will avoid detection and sneak through the …

Quick Review: Hornil Photo Resizer
February 3, 2014 – 07:13 | Comments Off
Quick Review: Hornil Photo Resizer

Hornil, creator of the popular StylePix editor, has released Hornil Photo Resizer, a free batch image processing tool.
Despite its name, the program isn’t just about resizing images. It can also rotate and flip them, apply …

Easily save and restore your desktop icon layout with ReIcon
January 14, 2014 – 12:45 | Comments Off
Easily save and restore your desktop icon layout with ReIcon

Organising icons on your desktop can be as simple as dragging and dropping them into their new positions. Keeping this new layout is usually more of a challenge, though. Other users of your system can …

oCam is a very configurable screen recorder
January 13, 2014 – 07:46 | Comments Off
oCam is a very configurable screen recorder

Screen recorders are great for creating tutorials, saving streaming videos and otherwise recording your desktop activities. There are plenty to choose from, each with their own advantages, but if you’re new to the technology then …

Review: Genie Timeline Professional 2014
January 11, 2014 – 11:38 | Comments Off
Review: Genie Timeline Professional 2014

Genie9 has been in the backup software business for a very long time, so it’s probably no surprise that it now has a lengthy list of products. Whether you’re looking for basic home protection, business, …

Review: avast! Premier 2014
November 11, 2013 – 16:23 | Comments Off
Review: avast! Premier 2014

Avast! is probably best known for its free antivirus, but if you need more power then the company has plenty of commercial alternatives. Pro Antivirus extends the package with online banking and shopping protection, for …