Riot Isolator is a versatile but quirky security toolkit
March 17, 2017 – 10:59 | Comments Off on Riot Isolator is a versatile but quirky security toolkit
Riot Isolator is a versatile but quirky security toolkit

Riot Isolator is an unusual application which offers a host of powerful privacy and security tools in a single free package.
The program should normally be installed to deliver the best protection, but there’s an option …

MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac
April 4, 2016 – 06:14 | Comments Off on MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac
MacClean 3.0.5 promises to improve security and privacy as well as clean your Mac

iMobie has released MacClean 3.0.5, a brand new version of its freeware Mac cleanup tool. The app, which boasts a large number of cleaning tools, returns with a new security bolt-on and completely redesigned user …

Remove your PC’s junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner
March 1, 2016 – 07:45 | Comments Off on Remove your PC’s junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner
Remove your PC’s junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner

Russian security vendor Kaspersky has released Kaspersky Cleaner, a free beta for Windows XP and later.
The program is designed to delete junk Windows and application files, check your system settings are giving you the best …

CleanMyDrive 2 for Mac makes cleaning external drives as easy as one click
December 8, 2015 – 05:04 | Comments Off on CleanMyDrive 2 for Mac makes cleaning external drives as easy as one click
CleanMyDrive 2 for Mac makes cleaning external drives as easy as one click

Ukranian software developer MacPaw has unveiled CleanMyDrive 2 for Macs running OS X 10.10 or later. It’s a free tool designed to help users monitor their hard drives and quickly clean unspecified junk files from …

Cleanly remove software with Bulk Crap Uninstaller
October 5, 2015 – 06:53 | Comments Off on Cleanly remove software with Bulk Crap Uninstaller
Cleanly remove software with Bulk Crap Uninstaller

When we first looked at Bulk Crap Uninstaller (BCU) back in April, it was a simple free tool which did little more than uninstall multiple Windows programs in one operation.
Intensive development means that’s all changed, …

Mem Reduct: a memory cleaner which isn’t rubbish
April 22, 2015 – 08:59 | Comments Off on Mem Reduct: a memory cleaner which isn’t rubbish
Mem Reduct: a memory cleaner which isn’t rubbish

Let’s be frank: most memory cleaners are garbage. They’ll lure you in with bogus claims about fixing memory leaks, dazzle you with flashy interfaces and colorful graphs, yet usually make no difference at all to …

Review: Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro
November 14, 2014 – 13:26 | Comments Off on Review: Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro
Review: Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro

Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro is a comprehensive suite of tools which aims to clean, optimise and generally speed up your PC.
There’s plenty of competition around, but SystemCare impresses immediately with its lengthy feature list. It …

Auslogics Registry Cleaner 4.0 rolls out new search filter, promises improved scan algorithms
October 7, 2014 – 11:55 | Comments Off on Auslogics Registry Cleaner 4.0 rolls out new search filter, promises improved scan algorithms
Auslogics Registry Cleaner 4.0 rolls out new search filter, promises improved scan algorithms

Australian developer Auslogics had rolled out a number of minor – but interesting – updates to its system tools collection. Chief among these is a major new version of its Registry cleaning tool with the …

Cut SVG file size by 66%+ with SVG Cleaner
February 21, 2014 – 06:16 | Comments Off on Cut SVG file size by 66%+ with SVG Cleaner
Cut SVG file size by 66%+ with SVG Cleaner

Scalable Vector Graphics is a powerful image format with support for scripting, filters, animation, interactivity and more. But it’s also XML-based, and not exactly efficient: SVG file sizes can be much larger than you expect, …

AVG unveils new-look PC TuneUp 2013
September 7, 2012 – 16:30 | Comments Off on AVG unveils new-look PC TuneUp 2013
AVG unveils new-look PC TuneUp 2013

AVG Technologies has unleashed an entirely new and far more powerful version of PC TuneUp, its system cleaning and optimisation tool.
And the new release sees the old Auslogics BoostSpeed-based technology replaced by what is essentially …

Shrink your HTML documents with HTML Cleaner
July 16, 2012 – 08:37 | Comments Off on Shrink your HTML documents with HTML Cleaner
Shrink your HTML documents with HTML Cleaner

When creating a website you’ll almost certainly want to keep file sizes to a minimum, reducing load times and bandwidth usage. So it’s a shame that some WYWIWYG editors don’t understand this at all, routinely …