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Microsoft releases Skype for Desktop 8 Preview
August 18, 2017 – 05:34 | No Comment
Microsoft releases Skype for Desktop 8 Preview

We still use Skype. It’s still a decent tool to be able to converse with a wide range of colleagues spread across the world and, frankly, most people we need to communicate with are on …

Host a virtual meeting or webinar using CyberLink U
August 16, 2017 – 06:12 | No Comment
Host a virtual meeting or webinar using CyberLink U

With an ever-rising number employees wanting to work from home or going freelance, how do you bring these team members together? There are plenty of messenger tools aimed at business owners, including those from heavyweights …

Giveaway: Auslogics File Recovery 7, worth $29.95
August 11, 2017 – 05:46 | No Comment
Giveaway: Auslogics File Recovery 7, worth $29.95

Give your computer a spring clean by removing a tonne of files you’ve stored for years. You then realise a few weeks later that you accidentally deleted important documents or old photos and there’s no …

Uber adds app messaging between driver and rider
August 10, 2017 – 10:44 | No Comment
Uber adds app messaging between driver and rider

If you’re anything like us, you land after a long plane journey, slightly shattered and attempting to adjust to your new time zone then once you’ve finally left passport control and picked up your bags, …

EaseUS Partition Master 12.5 Free should be your choice disk management tool
August 10, 2017 – 07:05 | No Comment
EaseUS Partition Master 12.5 Free should be your choice disk management tool

Buy a new computer and you’ll often find it ships with one big partition, which can be inconvenient. We usually allocate space on a drive to our music collection, documents and other important files. By partitioning one …

Paragon Software release Hard Disk Manager 16 Preview for free
August 8, 2017 – 05:23 | No Comment
Paragon Software release Hard Disk Manager 16 Preview for free

We used to be a huge Paragon Software supporter, met them a few times in London to discuss strategies, but in the past couple of years they’ve almost completely disappeared under the radar, despite having a …

Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare 10.5 PRO worth $19.95 for everyone
August 4, 2017 – 05:41 | No Comment
Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare 10.5 PRO worth $19.95 for everyone

As Summer continues relentlessly, why not escape the sun and spent some time optimising your PC? From today, 4 August 2017, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to our 48-hour Downloadcrew Giveaway, which is …

Recover from ransomware with Paragon’s Backup & Recovery 16 Free
August 3, 2017 – 12:08 | No Comment
Recover from ransomware with Paragon’s Backup & Recovery 16 Free

How often do you hear “it won’t happen to me”, which is the primary reason many of us do not bother to backup our data. Sure, like us you can store some of your most …

Send money via PayPal from Skype (but would you want to?)
August 2, 2017 – 11:33 | No Comment
Send money via PayPal from Skype (but would you want to?)

We use Skype through our working day, to keep in touch with the various people who write, develop and produce content for us. It’s really easy to see when someone is online, drop them a …

Kaspersky (partly) launch their 2018 security products
August 2, 2017 – 05:56 | No Comment
Kaspersky (partly) launch their 2018 security products

Every year, with a rather confusing release schedule, Kaspersky’s global office will launch and announce their current range, but only in a select number of territories.
As an example, Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 and Total Security 2018 are …

Malwarebytes for Mac 3 released
August 1, 2017 – 05:06 | No Comment
Malwarebytes for Mac 3 released

Although we’re still not convinced you really need additional third-party real-time protection on a Mac, you could always install an “on demand” service which, rather than running continuously in the background, will scan your computer …