Norton Security 2015 now available
September 23, 2014 – 14:51 | No Comment
Norton Security 2015 now available

Symantec has announced the first full release of Norton Security ($79.99) and Norton Security with Backup ($89.99), its one-stop replacement for Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security and Norton 360.
The most obvious change is the revamped …

Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras
September 18, 2014 – 12:43 | No Comment
Nero 2015: it’s all about the iOS/ Android extras

Nero has announced the launch of Nero 2015 Classic and Nero 2015 Platinum, a very mobile device-oriented update for its flagship digital media suites.
Nero MediaHome now streams files directly to all Android and (“coming soon”) …

CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6
September 17, 2014 – 12:29 | No Comment
CyberLink unveils Director Suite 3, including PowerDirector 13 and PhotoDirector 6

CyberLink has announced the release of PowerDirector 13 (from $79.99), PhotoDirector 6, ColorDirector 3 and AudioDirector 5 ($129.99), all available individually or as a part of the new Director Suite 3 ($299.99).
PowerDirector 13 highlights include …

AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface
September 10, 2014 – 09:11 | No Comment
AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface

AVG Technologies has updated its entire range of PC products, launching AVG AntiVirus Free 2015, AVG AntiVirus 2015, AVG Internet Security 2015 and AVG PC TuneUp 2015.
After the relatively major changes introduced in the 2014 …

Review: System Mechanic 14
September 10, 2014 – 07:51 | No Comment
Review: System Mechanic 14

Keeping your PC running smoothly can be a complicated, time-consuming business. There are so many important issues to consider that even expert users can struggle to monitor them all.
Iolo’s System Mechanic 14 claims it can …

Mini review: Argente Utilities
August 25, 2014 – 06:33 | No Comment
Mini review: Argente Utilities

Argente Utilities is a one-stop PC maintenance suite with tools to clean, optimise, repair and generally improve your system speed and reliability.
It’s a relatively lightweight, portable package, arriving as a 7.5MB zip file, and there’s …

Auslogics reveals BoostSpeed 7
August 1, 2014 – 07:02 | Comments Off
Auslogics reveals BoostSpeed 7

Auslogics has unveiled BoostSpeed 7, a major update for its PC cleanup, maintenance and optimisation suite.
The Live Speedup module gains a Disk Priority Manager to optimise applications in real-time. Your hard drive is now monitored …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate
July 31, 2014 – 13:15 | Comments Off
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 12 Ultimate

After almost 20 years developing multimedia software, it’s no surprise that CyberLink has some impressive products. But they can seem expensive. PowerDVD is definitely a versatile and feature-packed media player, but if you’re used to …

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2015
July 22, 2014 – 06:57 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 …