Process Lasso spin-off CPUBalance gets a beta release
November 23, 2016 – 10:28 | No Comment
Process Lasso spin-off CPUBalance gets a beta release

Bitsum Technologies has released a beta of CPUBalance, its intelligent tool for optimising PC responsiveness.
The program uses the same ProBalance technology as Process Lasso to monitor running processes, detect CPU hogs, and instantly adjust priorities …

SoftPerfect RAM Disk no longer free for personal use
November 6, 2016 – 12:27 | No Comment
SoftPerfect RAM Disk no longer free for personal use

SoftPerfect has released SoftPerfect RAM Disk 4.0 with a major license change: the program is no longer free for home users.
After the 30-day trial is up, version 4.0 now requires a $29 license for home …

jpeg-recompress cuts image file sizes by 50%-80%
October 27, 2016 – 06:40 | No Comment
jpeg-recompress cuts image file sizes by 50%-80%

Jpeg-recompress is an unusual open-source tool which can cut JPEG file sizes by 50% or more.
The program works by intelligently selecting the lowest possible quality setting for your JPEG, which also has the minimum effect …

IObit Advanced SystemCare 10 recognises intruders with new FaceID
October 26, 2016 – 05:29 | No Comment
IObit Advanced SystemCare 10 recognises intruders with new FaceID

IObit has released IObit Advanced SystemCare 10, its hugely comprehensive all-in-one PC optimisation suite.
Top of the new feature list is FaceID, a clever tool which uses facial recognition to identify unauthorised users of your system, …

CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
August 16, 2016 – 10:35 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
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 …

CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines
June 21, 2016 – 09:58 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines
CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.19 and CCleaner 5.19 Portable for Windows PCs. Once again, it’s a minor release, focussing on improvements, optimisations and some small bug fixes.
The new release has no new features or …

Reduce Memory is a tiny RAM optimizer
June 12, 2016 – 03:00 | Comments Off on Reduce Memory is a tiny RAM optimizer
Reduce Memory is a tiny RAM optimizer

Would you like a faster PC? One standard tip is to run a memory optimizer, which supposedly cleans, tunes and defragments your RAM, fixes memory leaks and more.
Most of these claims are utter garbage, but …

Game Fire 5 ships with Windows 10 support, new optimization engine
March 24, 2016 – 07:54 | Comments Off on Game Fire 5 ships with Windows 10 support, new optimization engine
Game Fire 5 ships with Windows 10 support, new optimization engine

Smart PC Utilities has shipped Game Fire 5, the latest edition of its PC gaming performance booster.
This release brings official support for Windows 10 – both 32 and 64-bit editions – but finally sees Windows …

CCleaner 5.16 FINAL tweaks browser cleaning tools
March 23, 2016 – 08:17 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.16 FINAL tweaks browser cleaning tools
CCleaner 5.16 FINAL tweaks browser cleaning tools

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.16 and CCleaner 5.16 Portable for Windows PCs.
Once again, the latest release focuses on fine-tuning the program’s browser-cleaning tools, with tweaks for Opera, Chrome and Edge the major highlights.

Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script
February 1, 2016 – 07:38 | Comments Off on Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script
Tron is the ultimate PC cleanup script

Your PC is misbehaving, and there’s no obvious cause? Then it’s usually time to start working through the generic “fixes”: run an antivirus scan, clear your temporary folders, enter “sfc /scannow” and more.
But if you’ve …

Get Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro, worth $29.95, for FREE with our Monday Downloadcrew giveaway!
December 28, 2015 – 09:35 | Comments Off on Get Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro, worth $29.95, for FREE with our Monday Downloadcrew giveaway!
Get Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro, worth $29.95, for FREE with our Monday Downloadcrew giveaway!

Slow PC? Restore its performance with Auslogics Disk Defrag Pro, a powerful drive optimizer worth $29.95, which you can get for FREE with our latest giveaway!
The program tramples all over Windows’ regular defrag with its …