VMware release Workstation 14 and Fusion 10
September 27, 2017 – 05:39 | Comments Off on VMware release Workstation 14 and Fusion 10
VMware release Workstation 14 and Fusion 10

We wouldn’t define ourselves as “Mac users”, although we do use a Mac, quickly switching between OS X and Windows 10. It’s been this way for nearly 20 years, although 20 years ago, emulating Windows …

Opera 48 unveils pop-up search and conversion tools, Snapshot screen-capture utility
September 27, 2017 – 04:55 | Comments Off on Opera 48 unveils pop-up search and conversion tools, Snapshot screen-capture utility
Opera 48 unveils pop-up search and conversion tools, Snapshot screen-capture utility

Opera Software has unveiled Opera 48.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. After the last feature-light release, version 48 adds a number of interesting new features as well as improvements.
Chief among these is a new pop-up …

Stuck for where to visit next? The Hopper app will help!
September 26, 2017 – 07:02 | Comments Off on Stuck for where to visit next? The Hopper app will help!
Stuck for where to visit next? The Hopper app will help!

Going on holiday is supposed to be relaxing (for the most part). Planning and preparing to go away can be a real headache. Do you want a beach, mountains, skiing or adventure holiday? Once you’ve …

Keep your system drivers up-to-date using the latest Driver Booster 5
September 26, 2017 – 05:14 | Comments Off on Keep your system drivers up-to-date using the latest Driver Booster 5
Keep your system drivers up-to-date using the latest Driver Booster 5

You’re busy using your PC and it’s suddenly 2004 again. Your system is running slowly and your drivers are to blame.
Should you keep your drivers updated? Usually, the rule is “if it’s not broken, don’t …

Make quick website updates using Adobe Brackets
September 25, 2017 – 10:14 | Comments Off on Make quick website updates using Adobe Brackets
Make quick website updates using Adobe Brackets

It didn’t seem that long ago that all website editing was made by hand, coded carefully, put live and tested until the page worked as planned. The advantage of producing web pages in this manner is that …

Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3
September 22, 2017 – 05:27 | Comments Off on Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3
Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3

You may ask yourself why on earth would you need a specific tool to create a PDF from an application when Windows 10 has the ability to quickly print as a PDF?
A few years ago, …

Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place
September 20, 2017 – 11:02 | Comments Off on Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place
Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Do you wince when your partner suggests you head to IKEA on a Sunday morning? Everyone seems to have decided that IKEA is their goto store for furnishing a room and it can be bedlam …

O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning
September 19, 2017 – 08:31 | Comments Off on O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning
O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning

O&O Software GmbH has unveiled O&O Defrag Professional 21.0, a major new build of its renowned Windows drive defragmentation and optimisation tool.
Version 21’s headline new feature is that it includes a free version of O&O …

Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR
September 19, 2017 – 06:09 | Comments Off on Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR
Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

iTunes has to be the marmite of applications. Essential for getting content onto your iPhone, but frustratingly bloated and slow. Worse, iTunes is designed for the lazy user, making it super-easy to purchase your content …

Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app
September 18, 2017 – 07:24 | Comments Off on Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app
Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app

People prefer to workout in different environments. There are those who prefer to push themselves in a competitive situation, with a group of individuals. With this in mind, attending a class or going to the …

Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7
September 15, 2017 – 12:07 | Comments Off on Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7
Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7

When it comes to protecting yourself online – particularly when surfing through insecure public connections – then nothing beats a good old VPN. Virtual Private Networks create encrypted tunnels in which you can surf the …