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Vivaldi for Android is officially launched as Vivaldi 3.0 for desktop unveils new tracker and ad protections
April 22, 2020 – 05:17 | Comments Off on Vivaldi for Android is officially launched as Vivaldi 3.0 for desktop unveils new tracker and ad protections
Vivaldi for Android is officially launched as Vivaldi 3.0 for desktop unveils new tracker and ad protections

It’s a day of double celebration for fans of the Vivaldi web browser. Not only does Vivaldi 3.0 get released for Windows, Mac and Linux, but the company – led by Opera co-founder Jon S …

Office 365 relaunches as Microsoft 365 as Microsoft pushes its subscription model
April 21, 2020 – 07:28 | Comments Off on Office 365 relaunches as Microsoft 365 as Microsoft pushes its subscription model
Office 365 relaunches as Microsoft 365 as Microsoft pushes its subscription model

Today is the day that Office 365 is rebadged Microsoft 365, complete with several new features as Microsoft moves to give its favoured subscription model a wider appeal.
Existing Office 365 subscribers need do nothing – …

MyFamilyTree 10.0.0 adds new interactive Fan chart view, introduces tool to resolve duplicates
April 17, 2020 – 11:21 | Comments Off on MyFamilyTree 10.0.0 adds new interactive Fan chart view, introduces tool to resolve duplicates
MyFamilyTree 10.0.0 adds new interactive Fan chart view, introduces tool to resolve duplicates

Ahoy family historians! Chronoplex Software has released a landmark version of its free family history app for Windows users. My Family Tree 10.0, also available in 32-bit form adds a brand-new interactive fan view that …

Facebook relaunches Messenger for Mac and Windows, adds group video chat support
April 3, 2020 – 11:24 | Comments Off on Facebook relaunches Messenger for Mac and Windows, adds group video chat support
Facebook relaunches Messenger for Mac and Windows, adds group video chat support

As the world goes into lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, staying in touch with loved ones both near and far has never been more important. The explosion in popularity for video chatting makes it entirely …

Wipe entire drives quickly, safely and easily with O&O DiskErase
April 1, 2020 – 07:54 | Comments Off on Wipe entire drives quickly, safely and easily with O&O DiskErase
Wipe entire drives quickly, safely and easily with O&O DiskErase

Berlin developer O&O Software has launched O&O DiskErase 14.7.610, a brand new tool for securely wiping entire partitions and drives on Windows PCs.
The tool, spun off from the company’s SafeErase tool, focuses on providing users …

Keep a remote eye on your Windows PCs for free with O&O Syspectr
March 31, 2020 – 09:26 | Comments Off on Keep a remote eye on your Windows PCs for free with O&O Syspectr
Keep a remote eye on your Windows PCs for free with O&O Syspectr

Great news for both sysadmins or anyone looking to keep a remote eye on multiple Windows PCs – O&O Syspectr is now completely free for both commercial and personal use.
The software, a mere 6MB download, …

TinyWall 3.0 comes of age – relaunches as standalone firewall
March 23, 2020 – 08:32 | Comments Off on TinyWall 3.0 comes of age – relaunches as standalone firewall
TinyWall 3.0 comes of age – relaunches as standalone firewall

Károly Pados has released TinyWall 3.0 for 64-bit versions of Windows 7 or later. The big change is that TinyWall is now its own independent, standalone firewall. Previously it was a companion app for controlling …

PowerArchiver 2021 Preview is available now to test
March 20, 2020 – 12:53 | Comments Off on PowerArchiver 2021 Preview is available now to test
PowerArchiver 2021 Preview is available now to test

ConeXware has issued a pre-release version of its trialware archiving tool with PowerArchiver 2021 Preview out now for PCs running Windows 7 or later. It includes news that the final release will be accompanied by …

Firefox 74 tightens add-on security, simplifies importing data from Microsoft Edge
March 10, 2020 – 08:19 | Comments Off on Firefox 74 tightens add-on security, simplifies importing data from Microsoft Edge
Firefox 74 tightens add-on security, simplifies importing data from Microsoft Edge

Mozilla has released Firefox 74.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 68.6.0 and Firefox ESR 68.6.0.
Firefox 74.0 ships with several new features, none of which are jaw-dropping, but all of which serve to further …

Bandizip 7.0 compression tool adds password manager and zip repair tools to new paid-for editions
March 3, 2020 – 08:55 | Comments Off on Bandizip 7.0 compression tool adds password manager and zip repair tools to new paid-for editions
Bandizip 7.0 compression tool adds password manager and zip repair tools to new paid-for editions

Bandisoft has unveiled Bandizip 7.0 and Bandizip 7.0 Portable, a major new update of its Windows archiving tool.
The headline change is that Bandzip 7.0 now offers two paid-for versions (Professional and Enterprise) with extra features …

Opera R2020 debuts new workspaces feature, makes sidebar setup simpler
February 25, 2020 – 12:24 | Comments Off on Opera R2020 debuts new workspaces feature, makes sidebar setup simpler
Opera R2020 debuts new workspaces feature, makes sidebar setup simpler

Opera Software has released Opera 67.0 (also known as Opera R2020), the latest major update to its Chromium-based web browser for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The new release focusses on improving user experience.
The headline …