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Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major
November 13, 2019 – 10:02 | No Comment
Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major

Keep your eye on Windows Update: today’s the day that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update ships for all users of Windows 10. That’s the bad news; the good news is that this is not …

Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage
November 5, 2019 – 05:25 | No Comment
Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage

Malwarebytes has released a major new version of its eponymous anti-malware tool: Malwarebytes 4.0 is available now as a free and premium version for both Windows and Mac.
The new version unveils a major redesign with …

CrystalDiskMark 7.0 benchmarking tool unveils new tests, revamped UI
November 1, 2019 – 10:30 | No Comment
CrystalDiskMark 7.0 benchmarking tool unveils new tests, revamped UI

Crystal Dew World has released CrystalDiskMark 7.0 and CrystalDiskMark Portable 7.0, major new versions of its hard drive benchmarking tool for Windows.
Version 7 debuts a rebuilt user interface using GDI rather than HTML, plus adds …

Firefox 70 unveils major privacy reporting tools, promises further performance improvements
October 22, 2019 – 04:34 | No Comment
Firefox 70 unveils major privacy reporting tools, promises further performance improvements

Mozilla has released Firefox 70.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 68.2 and Firefox ESR 68.2.0.
Despite the landmark version number, Firefox 70’s most visible change is a refreshed icon and new welcome screen. Better …

Calibre 4.2 improves macOS dark mode support, continues tweaking Viewer tool
October 18, 2019 – 11:28 | Comments Off on Calibre 4.2 improves macOS dark mode support, continues tweaking Viewer tool
Calibre 4.2 improves macOS dark mode support, continues tweaking Viewer tool

Renowned open-source eBook management tool Calibre 4.2 has been released. The cross-platform app, also available in 32-bit form, makes it easy to organise, manage, view, convert and even edit eBooks.
Version 4.2 comes a fortnight after …

Opera 64 adds new tracker blocking protection, improves Snapshot tool
October 8, 2019 – 05:28 | Comments Off on Opera 64 adds new tracker blocking protection, improves Snapshot tool
Opera 64 adds new tracker blocking protection, improves Snapshot tool

Opera Software has released Opera 64, the latest major update to its Chromium-based web browser for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The major highlight if this new release is the addition of built-in protecting against …

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2020 released, add striking user-friendly features
October 4, 2019 – 06:03 | Comments Off on Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2020 released, add striking user-friendly features
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Premiere Elements 2020 released, add striking user-friendly features

Adobe has released major new versions of its entry level image and video-editing suites with the joint release of Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Adobe Premiere Elements 2020 for Windows and Mac.
Both new products add …

Bullguard 2020 revamps zero-day protection, adds new secure browser
September 26, 2019 – 05:06 | Comments Off on Bullguard 2020 revamps zero-day protection, adds new secure browser
Bullguard 2020 revamps zero-day protection, adds new secure browser

Cybersecurity firm Bullguard has unveiled the 2020 range of its antimalware product family: Bullguard Antivirus 2020, Bullguard Internet Security 2020 and Bullguard Premium Protection 2020.
All three products gain a new advanced machine learning engine to …

Driver Booster 7.0 expands database to over 3,500,000 devices, doubles scan speed
September 18, 2019 – 04:49 | Comments Off on Driver Booster 7.0 expands database to over 3,500,000 devices, doubles scan speed
Driver Booster 7.0 expands database to over 3,500,000 devices, doubles scan speed

IObit has released Driver Booster 7.0.2, a major new release of its free and paid-for driver updater tool for Windows PCs.
Highlights of this new release include support for over 3,500,000 drivers, twice the scanning speed …

Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises “ground-breaking recording quality and speed”
September 13, 2019 – 15:07 | Comments Off on Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises “ground-breaking recording quality and speed”
Audials One 2020 stream recording suite promises “ground-breaking recording quality and speed”

Audials AG has released Audials One 2020, a major new version of its comprehensive stream capture suite. The suite brings together all the tools available separately in three other products: Audials Music 2020 (music and …

Vivaldi launches mobile app – despite title, Vivaldi Beta 2.7 for Android fully featured
September 9, 2019 – 10:03 | Comments Off on Vivaldi launches mobile app – despite title, Vivaldi Beta 2.7 for Android fully featured
Vivaldi launches mobile app – despite title, Vivaldi Beta 2.7 for Android fully featured

Norwegian-based Vivaldi Technologies has released its first mobile web browser: Vivaldi Beta 2.7 for Android. This little brother to Vivaldi for desktop shares its aim of offering users as much control over the browser’s look …