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Advanced SystemCare 13 launches with enhanced email protection
October 24, 2019 – 14:40 | Comments Off on Advanced SystemCare 13 launches with enhanced email protection
Advanced SystemCare 13 launches with enhanced email protection

There’s an argument against whether your modern PC will require additional optimization. Windows 10 offers basic but essential tools to keep your system running smoothly and it’s less likely you’ll run out of drive space …

Mozilla’s new Lockwise app will free your passwords from your web browser
October 22, 2019 – 14:16 | Comments Off on Mozilla’s new Lockwise app will free your passwords from your web browser
Mozilla’s new Lockwise app will free your passwords from your web browser

Like many users, we prefer to use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox over either Edge or Safari. Problem is, if you use a third-party browser to store your logins and passwords, move to your iOS …

Ashampoo releases Backup 14 with fuss-free cloud support
September 9, 2019 – 10:24 | Comments Off on Ashampoo releases Backup 14 with fuss-free cloud support
Ashampoo releases Backup 14 with fuss-free cloud support

Although we understand backing up our data is essential, finding the right backup tool isn’t easy at all. Many are just too complicated, designed to offer every possible option to suit advanced users. Problem is, …

Geekbench 5 released, offers new CPU & GPU benchmarks
September 3, 2019 – 05:52 | Comments Off on Geekbench 5 released, offers new CPU & GPU benchmarks
Geekbench 5 released, offers new CPU & GPU benchmarks

Primate Labs has announced the release of Geekbench 5.0 for desktop, Android (later this week) and iOS. Geekbench 5 makes huge changes to the way it benchmarks your CPU and GPU, as well as going 64-bit and Windows …

IObit Uninstaller 9 adds a powerful install monitor
August 21, 2019 – 06:31 | Comments Off on IObit Uninstaller 9 adds a powerful install monitor
IObit Uninstaller 9 adds a powerful install monitor

Although we handle support for novice software customers, there’s one area that often leaves us perplexed. Why does software manage to leave so much data on your computer after you run the official uninstaller?

It should …

O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history
August 7, 2019 – 07:02 | Comments Off on O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history
O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history

Browse the internet and you’ll build an offline database of all the sites you’ve visited, the type of products that interest you and your hobbies and interests. Ads targetting these interests will track you across …

Kaspersky launches its 2020 range with traffic encryption and scanning speed improvements
July 26, 2019 – 07:32 | Comments Off on Kaspersky launches its 2020 range with traffic encryption and scanning speed improvements
Kaspersky launches its 2020 range with traffic encryption and scanning speed improvements

We see people purchase security software and are often asked “how do I remove the old version?” which we find utterly perplexing.

To be clear, there’s really no such thing as a ‘2019’ or ‘2020’ …

Bitdefender 2020 protects against cyberbullying and online predators
July 18, 2019 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Bitdefender 2020 protects against cyberbullying and online predators
Bitdefender 2020 protects against cyberbullying and online predators

What do you perceive as the primary threat to your devices for the year ahead? Most people are now fairly self-aware to be wary of phishing attempts and illegitimate websites, while basic security software will …

BoostSpeed 11 Free released; Disk Defrag 9 and File Recovery 9 gain new modern UI’s
July 17, 2019 – 14:43 | Comments Off on BoostSpeed 11 Free released; Disk Defrag 9 and File Recovery 9 gain new modern UI’s
BoostSpeed 11 Free released; Disk Defrag 9 and File Recovery 9 gain new modern UI’s

There’s a do you/don’t you approach to system maintenance software. Some users swear by the tools, running in the background keeping their system in-check. Others complain of system errors and unnecessary Registry cleansing which can …

SyncBack v9 released with an improved UI, new sFTP engine and much more
May 31, 2019 – 06:16 | Comments Off on SyncBack v9 released with an improved UI, new sFTP engine and much more
SyncBack v9 released with an improved UI, new sFTP engine and much more

Backing up your data is hugely important. You could just rely on the cloud, but this means you need to remember to keep the files synchronised and you might not want to store your most …

Locate and undelete lost data using EaseUS Data Recovery Free 12.9.1
May 30, 2019 – 09:32 | Comments Off on Locate and undelete lost data using EaseUS Data Recovery Free 12.9.1
Locate and undelete lost data using EaseUS Data Recovery Free 12.9.1

Let’s face it, most of us don’t lose data that often, but when you do, it takes time to scurry around and find a tool to attempt recovery. Time is important for finding deleted files. …