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, …

Bitdefender 2015 release focuses on ease of use
July 9, 2014 – 18:18 | No Comment
Bitdefender 2015 release focuses on ease of use

Bitdefender has announced the release of its 2015 range, including Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015, Bitdefender Internet Security 2015, and the do-everything Bitdefender Total Security 2015.
The new builds add little to Bitdefender’s core security abilities, instead …

Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift
July 9, 2014 – 16:25 | No Comment
Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift

Symantec has unveiled the first public betas of its forthcoming Norton security products. Norton Security 2015 Beta and Norton Security with Backup 2015 Beta reveal the company’s attempt to harmonise its two main security products.
Both …

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 extends ransomware, webcam, wi-fi protection
July 9, 2014 – 10:40 | No Comment
Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 extends ransomware, webcam, wi-fi protection

Kaspersky Labs has announced its updated product range for home users, including Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 ($59.95) and Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 (also $59.95, 3 PCs, 1 year: offer expires 25th August 2014).
Both products now include …

avast! 2014 R4 released, promises improved security, new anti-spam library
June 27, 2014 – 07:30 | No Comment
avast! 2014 R4 released, promises improved security, new anti-spam library

AVAST Software has released the fourth update to its avast! 2014 range of products with the unveiling of build number 9.0.2021 for avast! Free Antivirus 2014, avast! Internet Security 2014 and avast! Premier Security 2014.
As with …

Panda releases first Panda Global Protection 2015 beta
June 13, 2014 – 11:38 | No Comment
Panda releases first Panda Global Protection 2015 beta

Panda Security has released the first public Windows beta for Panda Global Protection 2015, its all-in-one internet security suite.
A stack of new features starts with the Data Shield, a very configurable way to protect your …

Apache OpenOffice 4.1 improves support for visually impaired users, allows users to comment on selected blocks of text
April 29, 2014 – 12:04 | Comments Off
Apache OpenOffice 4.1 improves support for visually impaired users, allows users to comment on selected blocks of text

Just over six weeks after entering beta, the Apache Software Foundation has released final version of Apache OpenOffice 4.1. The update is relatively minor, building on the major changes introduced in version 4 last year.
One …

Bitdefender Total Security 2015 beta released
April 23, 2014 – 17:23 | Comments Off
Bitdefender Total Security 2015 beta released

Bitdefender has released its first public beta for Bitdefender Total Security 2015.
The interface has been revamped, automatically adapting to different resolutions and (Bitdefender says) working “fluidly on any touch screen device”.

Quick Review: Baidu PC Faster
April 3, 2014 – 08:31 | Comments Off
Quick Review: Baidu PC Faster

Baidu PC Faster is a free suite of tools to clean, optimise and maintain your PC.
Yes, we know: we’ve heard this before, too. But PC Faster could be different, not least because it comes from …

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 11 adds Game Booster, User Rights Manager
April 2, 2014 – 17:18 | Comments Off
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 11 adds Game Booster, User Rights Manager

Ashampoo GmbH has unveiled WinOptimizer 11, the latest edition of its PC cleanup, optimisation and maintenance suite.
The new release introduces Game Booster, a tool which frees up valuable system resources by temporarily shutting down non-essential …

ZoneAlarm 13 enhances protection of its paid products
March 25, 2014 – 18:53 | Comments Off
ZoneAlarm 13 enhances protection of its paid products

Zone Labs has updated its ZoneAlarm range to version 13.0.208.000.
ZoneAlarm Free users probably shouldn’t get too excited, as the only significant change they’ll notice is that the Privacy Toolbar finally works with Internet Explorer 11.