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Keep installed software up-to-date with Avira Software Updater
October 23, 2017 – 06:44 | No Comment
Keep installed software up-to-date with Avira Software Updater

Install software and it’s soon out-of-date. Developers release rapid updates when they find issues, often reported by end users.
Having the latest version can be important. Software can conflict and slow your PC, be compromised, wrongly report …

WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing
October 18, 2017 – 06:58 | No Comment
WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

Your first thought is why you’d need to share your location with anyone. After further consideration, it makes so much sense.
Recently we were on a trip to Lisbon and one of team members got lost …

O&O ShutUp10 1.6 adds Fall Creators Update support, UI improvements
October 17, 2017 – 05:59 | No Comment
O&O ShutUp10 1.6 adds Fall Creators Update support, UI improvements

The average Windows 10 user will never be aware of the privacy issues associated with the operating system and with every major update, these privacy rights are amended by Microsoft.
With the release of Windows 10 …

Look what’s back! It’s only Twitterrific 5 for your Mac.
October 10, 2017 – 10:24 | No Comment
Look what’s back! It’s only Twitterrific 5 for your Mac.

It seems like an eternity since we last used Twitterrific. It was a hugely popular Twitter client for the Mac and was our go-to tool for ages. Development slipped and we switched to other tools such …

Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018
October 4, 2017 – 07:12 | No Comment
Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018

Adobe has released Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 and Adobe Premiere Elements 2018, brand new versions of its consumer-level photo-editing and video-editing suites.
Version 2018 remain standalone tools – allowing users to purchase them outright – and …

Protect yourself against malicious websites using Web of Trust
October 2, 2017 – 10:18 | No Comment
Protect yourself against malicious websites using Web of Trust

We might regard ourselves as advanced web users, but ocassionally double-take when visiting a new website. Google a search term and you see a whole host possible options, including paid website ads and there’s very …

Transfer your data and installed applications with EaseUS Todo PC Trans
September 27, 2017 – 10:29 | No Comment
Transfer your data and installed applications with EaseUS Todo PC Trans

Go out and buy a brand new Windows 10 PC and it usually ships configured with a host of trial software, often sponsored by the software manufacturer, to encourage you to switch to an alternative office …

VMware release Workstation 14 and Fusion 10
September 27, 2017 – 05:39 | No Comment
VMware release Workstation 14 and Fusion 10

We wouldn’t define ourselves as “Mac users”, although we do use a Mac, quickly switching between OS X and Windows 10. It’s been this way for nearly 20 years, although 20 years ago, emulating Windows …

Keep your system drivers up-to-date using the latest Driver Booster 5
September 26, 2017 – 05:14 | No Comment
Keep your system drivers up-to-date using the latest Driver Booster 5

You’re busy using your PC and it’s suddenly 2004 again. Your system is running slowly and your drivers are to blame.
Should you keep your drivers updated? Usually, the rule is “if it’s not broken, don’t …

Make quick website updates using Adobe Brackets
September 25, 2017 – 10:14 | No Comment
Make quick website updates using Adobe Brackets

It didn’t seem that long ago that all website editing was made by hand, coded carefully, put live and tested until the page worked as planned. The advantage of producing web pages in this manner is that …

Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3
September 22, 2017 – 05:27 | No Comment
Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3

You may ask yourself why on earth would you need a specific tool to create a PDF from an application when Windows 10 has the ability to quickly print as a PDF?
A few years ago, …