May 21, 2014 10:46 by Nick Peers in News |
Google has unveiled Chrome 35 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. After the relative excitement of version 34, version 35 contains little of note for the end user to get excited about.
Developers, however, will be pleased to see a number of new and improved features implemented, including the ability to take more control over touch input. There’s also an undocumented switch to the Aura user interface on the Linux platform.
May 21, 2014 06:38 by Nick Peers in News |
Malwarebytes Corporation has shipped Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0.2, a minor – but important – update to its security tool that provides a second layer of protection against malware, potentially unwanted programs and malicious websites.
Version 2.0.2 includes a number of minor improvements, one of which should make analysing scan results and logs clearer thanks to revised terminology. It also fixes a significant number of issues, one of which could cause a BSOD error when scanning for rootkits.
May 20, 2014 10:58 by Nick Peers in News |
Romanian developer IcoFX Software has released IcoFX 2.7 and IcoFX Portable 2.7, a minor update to its commercial icon-editing tool for Windows.
Version 2.7 adds three new tools to the Adjustment menu, plus refines the existing crop tool. It also introduces two new options, a shortcut key for quickly deleting sections and fixes a number of known bugs.
May 19, 2014 11:03 by Nick Peers in News, Tips |
Valkova Technology has released Quick Crypt 1.0, a tiny, portable and – above all – free tool for Windows users looking to encrypt and decrypt files on the fly.
The tool, which requires Windows 7 or later, allows users to quickly select individual files, then encrypt then with a password, optional key file and 256-bit AES encryption. Files can even be tied to a single machine.
May 19, 2014 09:11 by Mike Williams in Tips |
If you’d like to know what someone else is doing on a PC then the “Recent Items” (or “Recent Files”) folder is a good place to start looking.
Just browse to C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent and you’ll find shortcuts for anything recently double-clicked in Explorer, or that’s been opened by a standard Open dialog box.
May 17, 2014 13:07 by Mike Williams in News |
Cloud backup provider Dropbox has announced the final release of Dropbox 2.8, its latest major update for Windows, Linux and Mac.
The new release adds Windows and OS X auto sign-in support for easier installation. As long as you’re logged into Dropbox already, the installer won’t ask for your credentials again. (This doesn’t work if you’re using two-step verification, or a Dropbox for Business account that uses single sign-on.)
May 16, 2014 16:52 by Mike Williams in Tips |
Migrating to a new PC can be a tedious, time-consuming business. There will be applications to reinstall, serial numbers to find, data to move, and that’s before you start reconfiguring everything to try and restore your old settings.
Alternatively, you could just use EaseUS Todo PCTrans to handle at least some of the work for you.
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