Stardock Start8 1.4 update ensures compatibility with Windows 8.1 Update 1
April 3, 2014 – 11:00 | No Comment
Stardock Start8 1.4 update ensures compatibility with Windows 8.1 Update 1

Stardock Corporation has released Start 8 1.4, a minor update to its Windows 8 Start button and menu replacement tool. There are no new features in version 1.4, just a series of bug fixes and …

Latest Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 update enables document saves in latest Word and Excel formats
January 2, 2014 – 08:14 | Comments Off
Latest Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 update enables document saves in latest Word and Excel formats

Kingsoft Software has seen in the New Year with major updates to its range of free and paid-for office suites for Windows. Despite minor version number changes, Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 users gain the …

IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7 Beta 1 showcases real-time protection, new user interface
November 18, 2013 – 11:01 | Comments Off
IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7 Beta 1 showcases real-time protection, new user interface

Hot on the heels of the recently released IObit Uninstaller 3, IObit has launched the first public pre-release version of its forthcoming system and security suite, IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7 Beta 1. The new …

How to upgrade to Windows 8.1
October 17, 2013 – 13:18 | Comments Off
How to upgrade to Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is finally here, and it’s a significant update. Sure, the Start menu isn’t coming back, but you do get a more customisable Start screen, much improved apps (and more options for running them …

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 …

Connectify Lite 6.0 sports new look, adds random password generator
August 7, 2013 – 08:45 | Comments Off
Connectify Lite 6.0 sports new look, adds random password generator

Virtual router Connectify Lite 6.0 has been released, boasting a redesigned look, more flexible user interface and new menu bar alongside a random password generator.
Connectify makes it possible for users to turn their computer’s network …

Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine
July 10, 2013 – 10:46 | Comments Off
Chrome 28 FINAL adds richer notifications, implements new Blink rendering engine

Google has released Google Chrome 28 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest version of its open-source, cross-platform web browser sees Google implement the latest revision of its web rendering engine – Blink – …

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 …

Comodo IceDragon 21 and Comodo Dragon 27 promise a more secure browsing experience for Windows users
June 7, 2013 – 07:31 | Comments Off
Comodo IceDragon 21 and Comodo Dragon 27 promise a more secure browsing experience for Windows users

Comodo has refreshed its two free web browsers with the release of Comodo Dragon 27.1 and Comodo IceDragon 21.0.1.15. As the version numbers hint, both are Windows-only variants of better known browsers in the form …

Kingsoft Office 2013 Free revamps interface, improves support for new Office formats
June 4, 2013 – 11:11 | Comments Off
Kingsoft Office 2013 Free revamps interface, improves support for new Office formats

Hong Kong-based developer Kingsoft Software has released KingSoft Office Suite Free 2013, a brand new version of its sleek free alternative to Microsoft Office. Version 9.1.0.4056 makes its bow with a redesigned user interface with …

Gmail Notifier Pro 5.0 adds Exchange, SkyDrive support, implements new RSS server
May 20, 2013 – 12:14 | Comments Off
Gmail Notifier Pro 5.0 adds Exchange, SkyDrive support, implements new RSS server

IntelliBreeze Software has released Gmail Notifier Pro 5.0, a major update of its Windows tool for monitoring various online accounts via the Taskbar Notification area. The tool, which allows personal users to monitor up to …