DiskAid 6.6 speeds up device cloning, improves backup and restore options
March 27, 2014 – 13:46 | No Comment
DiskAid 6.6 speeds up device cloning, improves backup and restore options

DigiDNA has released DiskAid 6.6, a new build of its tool for converting spare storage on an iOS device into an external hard drive for wireless or USB access from a Windows or Mac computer.
Version …

Pale Moon 24.0 launches with the promise of significant performance improvements
September 13, 2013 – 08:44 | Comments Off
Pale Moon 24.0 launches with the promise of significant performance improvements

Moonchild Productions has released a major new version of its Firefox browser variant for Windows. As the version number implies, Pale Moon 24.0 and Pale Moon x64 24.0 are based on the same Mozilla code …

Pale Moon 20.2 focuses on delivering visual improvements and security
July 1, 2013 – 11:01 | Comments Off
Pale Moon 20.2 focuses on delivering visual improvements and security

Moonchild Productions has released Pale Moon 20.2 and Pale Moon x64 20.2 for Windows. Also available in portable 32-bit and portable 64-bit forms, this performance-enhanced Firefox variant continues to base itself on the older Firefox …

Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style
April 30, 2013 – 07:59 | Comments Off
Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style

Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of instant messaging is the sheer number of different services and clients that are available. While there has been a degree of convergence over the years, there is still a …

Pale Moon 20.0.1 ships, adds the best bits of Firefox 20
April 11, 2013 – 12:10 | Comments Off
Pale Moon 20.0.1 ships, adds the best bits of Firefox 20

Moonchild Productions has released Pale Moon 20.0.1 and Pale Moon x64 20.0.1 for Windows. Also available in portable 32-bit and portable 64-bit forms, the Firefox variant had only just been updated to version 20.
Version 20.0.1 …

UltraDefrag 6.0 FINAL promises faster performance, FAT optimisation support
March 4, 2013 – 07:41 | Comments Off
UltraDefrag 6.0 FINAL promises faster performance, FAT optimisation support

Open-source Windows defrag tool UltraDefrag 6.0 FINAL has been released along with a 64-bit build and portable editions. The new build promises optimised disk processing algorithms for speed and efficiency, support for optimising FAT disks …

Pale Moon 19.0 released, updates Gecko engine for faster web browsing
February 22, 2013 – 09:59 | Comments Off
Pale Moon 19.0 released, updates Gecko engine for faster web browsing

Moonchild Productions has launched Pale Moon 19.0 and Pale Moon x64 19.0 for Windows. Pale Moon is a customised build of popular web browser Firefox, with the developer making no attempt to keep pace with …

Love Firefox, but don’t like a new version every six weeks? Try Pale Moon 15.4 instead
January 16, 2013 – 13:20 | Comments Off
Love Firefox, but don’t like a new version every six weeks? Try Pale Moon 15.4 instead

Moonchild Productions has released Pale Moon 15.4 and Pale Moon x64 15.4 for Windows, a maintenance and security release for its Firefox variant. As the version number implies, Pale Moon 15.4 is based on the …

Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker
January 11, 2013 – 08:25 | Comments Off
Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker

It’s a week since we covered Switchblade, an interesting portable troubleshooting toolkit which was a little flawed by its selection of programs. While there were some excellent choices, the package was distinctly short on system …

Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit
January 4, 2013 – 08:44 | Comments Off
Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit

If you regularly find yourself helping to fix other people’s PC problems then you’ve probably already thought about creating a portable troubleshooting toolkit. And this needn’t take very long. Just copy something like the Sysinternals …

Attack malware where it hurts with the portable Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0
October 22, 2012 – 11:48 | Comments Off
Attack malware where it hurts with the portable Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0

Emsisoft has updated its freeware portable anti-malware scan-and-remove tool, Emsisoft Emergency Kit 3.0. The new build, which is designed to be run directly from USB stick, has been updated to include two of the latest …