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Revolutionise your writing with the latest PhraseExpress 13
December 11, 2017 – 11:23 | No Comment
Revolutionise your writing with the latest PhraseExpress 13

Sometimes we think email is taking over our lives. If you’re anything like ourselves, we find our day is spent answering support emails, often writing the same replies to different people.
Ideally, we’d deploy tools to write …

Amazon Prime Video launches on Apple TV, iOS app also updated
December 6, 2017 – 10:03 | No Comment
Amazon Prime Video launches on Apple TV, iOS app also updated

We were just debating the other day how many subscriptions we have to various media outlets? In the UK there’s the TV licence, you have Sky on top, BT Sport, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and …

TeamViewer 13 now supports remote iOS screen sharing
November 28, 2017 – 07:23 | No Comment
TeamViewer 13 now supports remote iOS screen sharing

TeamViewer GmbH has released the final version of TeamViewer 13, its remote access tool for Windows, Linux and Mac computers, with ChromeOS, iOS, Android and Windows App editions.
The primary focus of version 13 is iOS …

Remove stubborn applications using new Ashampoo Uninstaller 7
November 20, 2017 – 09:48 | No Comment
Remove stubborn applications using new Ashampoo Uninstaller 7

Any company which has to provide customer support for software products will say one of their key concerns is the inability of users to fully remove applications from their computer.
Security software is the most difficult …

Setup and access your own cloud service using Mountain Duck 2
November 16, 2017 – 11:28 | Comments Off on Setup and access your own cloud service using Mountain Duck 2
Setup and access your own cloud service using Mountain Duck 2

Backing up your data to the cloud makes sense. But using an existing service such as Dropbox is more complicated as these cloud services insist on mirroring your content across your devices.
The most obvious solution …

Adobe releases Acrobat Reader 2018. Do you still use it? Perhaps you should.
November 14, 2017 – 11:23 | Comments Off on Adobe releases Acrobat Reader 2018. Do you still use it? Perhaps you should.
Adobe releases Acrobat Reader 2018. Do you still use it? Perhaps you should.

Let’s be fair, for reading a PDF, your average end user will rarely need anything more than a simple reader, so Preview on the Mac or Reader on your Windows 10 PC will suffice.
For business users, …

SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird
November 8, 2017 – 06:50 | Comments Off on SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird
SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird

You have to admire some of the recent design work from Microsoft. Windows 10 has transitioned in a robust and visually-appealing operating system, whilst Office 2016 really is a superb, well-designed, cross-platform office suite.
In addition, Office …

Dashlane 5 and 1Password 7 support Face ID. Which password manager will you choose?
November 3, 2017 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Dashlane 5 and 1Password 7 support Face ID. Which password manager will you choose?
Dashlane 5 and 1Password 7 support Face ID. Which password manager will you choose?

Using more than one password is somewhat essential. Remembering all your passwords is a lot more tricky. Remembering them and keeping them safe is even tougher.
There are plenty of password managers out there, but which …

The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)
October 31, 2017 – 13:03 | Comments Off on The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)
The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)

Keeping in touch with other users is essential for your business. We use Skype to keep in touch with contacts all over the world, from freelancers writers, through to key contacts.
With this in mind, all we …

Paragon releases Hard Disk Manager 16 Basic, for free
October 27, 2017 – 06:07 | Comments Off on Paragon releases Hard Disk Manager 16 Basic, for free
Paragon releases Hard Disk Manager 16 Basic, for free

Everyone will tell you that you really need to backup your data. It’s simply the easiest way to quickly recover your computer if you suffer from malware or even a ransomware attack.
Backing up your data …

WinZip 22 includes image conversion, EXIF stripping and much more
October 26, 2017 – 05:46 | Comments Off on WinZip 22 includes image conversion, EXIF stripping and much more
WinZip 22 includes image conversion, EXIF stripping and much more

WinZip International LLC has released WinZip 22, a major release of what is perhaps the world’s best-known archiving tool. Version 22 builds on changes introduced in version 21, primarily with speed and safety improvements.
WinZip 22 ships …