Facebook relaunches Messenger for Mac and Windows, adds group video chat support
April 3, 2020 – 11:24 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

OpenShot 2.5.0 unveils hardware acceleration support, plus more performance improvements
February 10, 2020 – 08:11 | Comments Off on OpenShot 2.5.0 unveils hardware acceleration support, plus more performance improvements
OpenShot 2.5.0 unveils hardware acceleration support, plus more performance improvements

Open-source video editor OpenShot 2.5.0 has been released, dubbed “our largest release yet” by project creator Jonathan Thomas. Headline new features, which should significantly improve the application’s performance when fully implemented, include experimental support for …

LibreOffice 6.4 promises better performance, improved help and QR code generator
January 29, 2020 – 10:36 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 6.4 promises better performance, improved help and QR code generator
LibreOffice 6.4 promises better performance, improved help and QR code generator

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 6.4 64-bit and LibreOffice 6.4 32-bit, its popular open-source office suite for Windows, Mac and Linux.
LibreOffice 6.4 is a major point release – the last in the 6.x product …

Firefox 72 rolls out picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux, improve site notifications tool
January 7, 2020 – 04:27 | Comments Off on Firefox 72 rolls out picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux, improve site notifications tool
Firefox 72 rolls out picture-in-picture video to Mac and Linux, improve site notifications tool

Mozilla has released Firefox 72.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 68.4 and Firefox ESR 68.4.0.
Mac and Linux users gain the picture-in-picture video feature introduced for Windows in Firefox 71. Fingerprinting scripts are now …