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GlassWire 2.0 unveils major redesign, adds more network monitoring and protection tools
December 14, 2017 – 07:39 | No Comment
GlassWire 2.0 unveils major redesign, adds more network monitoring and protection tools

SecureMix LLC has released GlassWire 2.0.78, a major update of its security network monitoring and Windows Firewall control tool.
The app, which comes in free and paid-for versions, unveils new features including support for firewall profiles …

Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads
December 6, 2017 – 10:08 | No Comment
Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads

Cliqz has released Ghostery 8.0 for Chrome, as well as updates for Firefox and Opera users. The extension provides protection against tracking technologies and intrusive ads to boost browser privacy.
Version 8.0 implements a new heuristic …

Microsoft brings Edge for iOS and Android out of Preview – stay in sync with your PC
December 1, 2017 – 13:40 | No Comment
Microsoft brings Edge for iOS and Android out of Preview – stay in sync with your PC

Microsoft has launched the first stable version of its web browser for mobile with the release of Edge for iOS 1.0 and Edge for Android 1.0.
Both browsers are targeted at Windows users who have Edge …

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard 6.6 adds support for exFAT, improves bootable media support
November 23, 2017 – 07:53 | No Comment
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard 6.6 adds support for exFAT, improves bootable media support

Everyone needs a partition management tool. Windows ships with its own limited tool, accessible under Disk Management, but it’s restricted in a number of key areas, not least its inability to move files to help …

Scrivener 3.0 unveils major UI update and improvements alongside new features
November 21, 2017 – 05:01 | No Comment
Scrivener 3.0 unveils major UI update and improvements alongside new features

Literature and Latte has released Scrivener 3.0 for OS X, a major new version of its writer-centric tool. The app combines traditional word-processing features with project management and organisation tools to provide a one-stop shop …

DisplayFusion 9.1 released, tweaks multi-monitor display tool for Windows
November 17, 2017 – 11:39 | No Comment
DisplayFusion 9.1 released, tweaks multi-monitor display tool for Windows

Binary Fortress Software has released DisplayFusion 9.1, a minor update of its multi-monitor management tool for Windows. It follows a month on from the major release of version 9.0, which added a single new feature …

Firefox 57 unveils new speedy Quantum browsing engine, revamps user interface
November 13, 2017 – 09:47 | No Comment
Firefox 57 unveils new speedy Quantum browsing engine, revamps user interface

Mozilla has placed Firefox 57.0 on its servers for download, ahead of its official release tomorrow. Also due imminently is Firefox for Android 57.0. The new release sees the debut of Mozilla’s next-generation browsing engine, …

Opera 49 adds editable elements to its screen capture tool, rolls out VR headset support
November 8, 2017 – 04:35 | No Comment
Opera 49 adds editable elements to its screen capture tool, rolls out VR headset support

Opera Software has unveiled Opera 49.0, the latest version of its Chromium-powered browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
Opera 49’s headline new features is a major update to its new snapshot tool, with editing features, a …

Audacity 2.2.0 unveils new themed look along with other interface updates
November 3, 2017 – 06:49 | No Comment
Audacity 2.2.0 unveils new themed look along with other interface updates

Open-source sound recording, editing and mixing tool Audacity 2.2.0 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux, around two years after version 2.1.0 made its bow.
Version 2.2.0’s highlights include support for themes – with …

Foxit Reader 9.0 unveils single-key accelerators, plus improves search, commenting and accessibility tools
November 1, 2017 – 07:57 | No Comment
Foxit Reader 9.0 unveils single-key accelerators, plus improves search, commenting and accessibility tools

Foxit Software has released Foxit Reader 9.0, a major new version of its free PDF creation and reader tool for Windows PCs.
The new release focuses on improving the program’s accessibility with new single-key accelerators among …

O&O DiskImage Professional 12 promises to speed up file backups by up to 100%
October 25, 2017 – 10:59 | No Comment
O&O DiskImage Professional 12 promises to speed up file backups by up to 100%

O&O Software GMBH has launched O&O DiskImage Professional 12, the latest version of its Windows disk-imaging and file backup tool.
Version 12 focuses on improving its file-backup component, promising to complete backups in half the time …