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Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default
February 5, 2015 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default
Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default

Comodo has updated its range of free and paid-for security tools with the releases of Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.1.0, Comodo Internet Security Pro 8.1.0 and Comodo Antivirus 8.1.0.
Version 8.1 sees a change in bundled …

Opera FINAL 27 restores tab preview, fine-tunes navigation bar
January 27, 2015 – 07:21 | Comments Off on Opera FINAL 27 restores tab preview, fine-tunes navigation bar
Opera FINAL 27 restores tab preview, fine-tunes navigation bar

Norwegian browser developer Opera has released Opera FINAL 27 for Windows, Mac and Linux. It’s a relatively minor first release for 2015, with just two notable new features to excite users.
These see the navigation bar …

LastPass for OS X puts password manager directly on the Mac desktop
January 21, 2015 – 11:54 | Comments Off on LastPass for OS X puts password manager directly on the Mac desktop
LastPass for OS X puts password manager directly on the Mac desktop

LastPass has released LastPass for Mac 3.2.0, a desktop version of its popular password-management tool. The app, also available as a series of browser extensions for Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Opera, now sits at the …

MiniTool Partition Wizard Free 9 simplifies OS migration, adds Storage Spaces support
January 19, 2015 – 08:41 | Comments Off on MiniTool Partition Wizard Free 9 simplifies OS migration, adds Storage Spaces support
MiniTool Partition Wizard Free 9 simplifies OS migration, adds Storage Spaces support

MiniTool has unveiled a major new update to its partition management software for Windows with the release of MiniTool Partition Wizard Free 9.0, which is free for personal use.
The new build – also available in …

Firefox 35 FINAL released, adds room-based chat to Firefox Hello
January 12, 2015 – 17:21 | Comments Off on Firefox 35 FINAL released, adds room-based chat to Firefox Hello
Firefox 35 FINAL released, adds room-based chat to Firefox Hello

Mozilla has released Firefox 35.0 FINAL for desktop, with Firefox for Android 35.0 due to follow in the coming days.
Firefox 35 extends the Firefox Hello real-time communication client tool with a new rooms-based conversations model, …

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0 promises enhanced security with no performance penalty
January 8, 2015 – 07:59 | Comments Off on Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0 promises enhanced security with no performance penalty
Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0 promises enhanced security with no performance penalty

Two months after unveiling Advanced SystemCare Free 8.0, IObit has released Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0.1, a major new update for its top-of-the-line system optimisation, maintenance and security tool.
Ultimate users gain the same improvements and new …

ISOBuster 3.5 adds support for large drives with 64-bit sector addressing
December 15, 2014 – 06:06 | Comments Off on ISOBuster 3.5 adds support for large drives with 64-bit sector addressing
ISOBuster 3.5 adds support for large drives with 64-bit sector addressing

Smart Projects has released ISOBuster 3.5, a major new version of its shareware data recovery tool. Although the program now supports recovery from a variety of different drives, it’s still renowned for its ability to …

Google 5.0 for iOS released, integrates Google Maps, adds iPhone 6-friendly design
December 12, 2014 – 11:34 | Comments Off on Google 5.0 for iOS released, integrates Google Maps, adds iPhone 6-friendly design
Google 5.0 for iOS released, integrates Google Maps, adds iPhone 6-friendly design

Google has unveiled Google 5.0 for iOS, a new release of its search tool for iPhone and iPad.
Version 5, which incorporates functionality from Google Now, has been rebuilt from the ground up to add a …

AIDA64 5.0 adds wireless monitoring support, certificates information panel
December 10, 2014 – 09:13 | Comments Off on AIDA64 5.0 adds wireless monitoring support, certificates information panel
AIDA64 5.0 adds wireless monitoring support, certificates information panel

Budapest software firm FinalWire Ltd has released a major new version of its Windows diagnostic and benchmarking tool with the release of AIDA64 Extreme Edition 5.0.
Version 5.0’s major new feature is support for remote monitoring …

Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
December 8, 2014 – 07:42 | Comments Off on Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release
Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL squashes major bugs, builds on recent 4.0.4 release

dotPDN LLC has released Paint.NET 4.0.5 FINAL, a minor update that follows swiftly on the heels of a more significant update at the end of last month.
Version 4.0.4 introduced one major new feature and promised …

Skype for Windows 7.0 sports redesigned, touch-friendly interface
December 6, 2014 – 07:55 | Comments Off on Skype for Windows 7.0 sports redesigned, touch-friendly interface
Skype for Windows 7.0 sports redesigned, touch-friendly interface

Microsoft has released Skype for Windows 7.0, unveiling a major redesign of its Skype desktop client in the process. Many of the new features debuted in a Preview pre-release that coincided with the release of …