Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 released, adds new features, rolls up previous updates
February 26, 2014 – 11:23 | No Comment
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 released, adds new features, rolls up previous updates

Microsoft has unveiled the first Service Pack update for Microsoft Office 2013 with the release of Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (32-bit) and Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (64-bit).
As expected, the SP1 is …

Detect and install missing updates with SecPod Saner
February 6, 2014 – 07:29 | Comments Off
Detect and install missing updates with SecPod Saner

Installing a reliable antivirus package is a key part of maintaining your PC’s security, but there’s more you can do. It’s just as important to ensure you keep up-to-date with the latest software patches, blocking …

Automatically keep standard Windows programs up-to-date with USSU Unlimited
June 7, 2013 – 06:35 | Comments Off
Automatically keep standard Windows programs up-to-date with USSU Unlimited

If you’ve set up a new PC recently then you won’t need us to tell you just how tedious the experience can be, as you scour the web for your favourite applications, downloading and installing …

Find, download and install software updates with OUTDATEfighter
March 15, 2013 – 10:37 | Comments Off
Find, download and install software updates with OUTDATEfighter

There are plenty of tools around to check your PC for missing updates, but most have significant issues. Soft4Boost Update Checker is good at detecting updates, for instance, but it won’t download or install them …

Find, install and update free software with Milouz Market
January 22, 2013 – 13:27 | Comments Off
Find, install and update free software with Milouz Market

Managing the software on your PC can sometimes feel like a full-time job, as you have to find the best applications, download and install each one, then do your best to keep them up-to-date.
If you …

VirtualBox 4.2 is a major update with better performance, network improvements and more
September 13, 2012 – 13:08 | Comments Off
VirtualBox 4.2 is a major update with better performance, network improvements and more

Oracle has released a major update to VirtualBox taking it up to version 4.2. The virtualization software is available for Windows, Linux and Mac, and now includes a new VM Group features that makes it easier …

Soft2Base: install and update multiple applications with a click
July 13, 2012 – 07:03 | Comments Off
Soft2Base: install and update multiple applications with a click

Package managers are one of the best features of Linux, (mostly) straightforward tools which make it easy to install and update your preferred applications. Nothing gets even close to this on Windows, but several tools …

VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support – Audacity updated to 2.0.1
June 30, 2012 – 07:13 | Comments Off
VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support  – Audacity updated to 2.0.1

Popular media player VLC has been updated to version 2.0.2 and despite the minor version number increase, the changes should be immediately noticeable. The big news here is addition of support for Retina display so if …

Secunia PSI 3 aims to simplify the process of keeping your PC updated and secure
June 28, 2012 – 10:08 | Comments Off
Secunia PSI 3 aims to simplify the process of keeping your PC updated and secure

Danish software developer Secunia ApS has released a brand new version of its free security audit tool for Windows users. Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector) 3.0 allows users to automatically scan their computer for missing Windows …

Take control of your automatic software updates with Update Freezer
June 13, 2012 – 08:16 | Comments Off
Take control of your automatic software updates with Update Freezer

When managing a PC you’ll normally want software updates to be installed just as soon as they become available. But there may be occasional exceptions.
If you’re working on a slow and expensive mobile internet connection, …

Check your installed applications for updates with AutoUP
June 8, 2012 – 06:41 | Comments Off
Check your installed applications for updates with AutoUP

It’s important for your PC’s security to install application updates just as soon as they become available, but if a program doesn’t check for these itself then that can be a challenge. Unless you have …