WayBack Machine’s official Chrome extension gets a major update
January 26, 2017 – 06:40 | Comments Off on WayBack Machine’s official Chrome extension gets a major update
WayBack Machine’s official Chrome extension gets a major update

It’s barely a week since we looked at the WayBack Machine’s simple Chrome extension, but it’s just had a major update which makes the add-on much more useful.
Clicking the WayBack Machine icon now displays buttons …

Customise and convert icons with Axialis IconGenerator
January 25, 2017 – 09:09 | Comments Off on Customise and convert icons with Axialis IconGenerator
Customise and convert icons with Axialis IconGenerator

Axialis Software has unveiled Axialis IconGenerator, a free tool for customising and generating icons from a database of icon sets.
The program is mainly aimed at professional developers and designers, who might use it to purchase …

RawTherapee 5 ramps up its RAW processing power
January 24, 2017 – 08:26 | Comments Off on RawTherapee 5 ramps up its RAW processing power
RawTherapee 5 ramps up its RAW processing power

Open-source raw image processor RawTherapee has hit version 5.0, its first major release in more than two years, with some important new features and functionality.
The Wavelets tool provides a smart way to perform some action …

Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support
January 23, 2017 – 06:27 | Comments Off on Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support
Firefox 51 delivers a mix of security, performance and reliability tweaks, implements FLAC audio support

Mozilla has released Firefox 51.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, with Firefox for Android 51.0 due imminently. There are no standout features in this release – the closest thing to a headline addition is the …

Acronis True Image Next Generation brings anti-ransomware, blockchain-based features
January 18, 2017 – 12:52 | Comments Off on Acronis True Image Next Generation brings anti-ransomware, blockchain-based features
Acronis True Image Next Generation brings anti-ransomware, blockchain-based features

Acronis has unveiled Acronis True Image Next Generation, a new premium subscription option for Acronis True Image 2017.
The product debuts Acronis Active Protection on the Windows edition. It’s a real-time behavioural monitoring system which looks …

Evernote for iOS 8.0 ushers in new streamlined era for note-taking tool
January 18, 2017 – 04:37 | Comments Off on Evernote for iOS 8.0 ushers in new streamlined era for note-taking tool
Evernote for iOS 8.0 ushers in new streamlined era for note-taking tool

If this were a TV show or movie franchise it would be a reboot. After a period of behind-the-scenes consolidation and soul-searching, Evernote Corporation has signalled a new approach to its note-taking tool with the …

Opera Neon provides a conceptual look at a potential future Opera web browser
January 12, 2017 – 08:56 | Comments Off on Opera Neon provides a conceptual look at a potential future Opera web browser
Opera Neon provides a conceptual look at a potential future Opera web browser

Opera Software has released Opera Neon, the company’s first ever “concept browser”. It’s been designed from the ground up to focus on web content and provide a different way of browsing and consuming the web.
Despite …

Foxit Reader 8.2 adds commenting and discussion features, Fast Web View support
January 10, 2017 – 12:04 | Comments Off on Foxit Reader 8.2 adds commenting and discussion features, Fast Web View support
Foxit Reader 8.2 adds commenting and discussion features, Fast Web View support

Foxit Software has released Foxit Reader 8.2, the latest point update of its free Windows PDF viewer and creation tool, alongside Foxit Reader for Mac/Linux 2.3. Both new versions introduces features for sharing comments and …

Opera 44 Developer starts public testing, offers Touch Bar support alongside security improvements
January 5, 2017 – 06:39 | Comments Off on Opera 44 Developer starts public testing, offers Touch Bar support alongside security improvements
Opera 44 Developer starts public testing, offers Touch Bar support alongside security improvements

Opera Software’s first release of 2017 sees Opera 44.0 Developer made available for Windows, Mac and Linux users. The Developer edition is the Alpha branch of the browser’s development cycle.
Version 44 launches with four new …

CloudShot 5.7 uploads screenshots to Google Drive, OneDrive, more
January 3, 2017 – 17:57 | Comments Off on CloudShot 5.7 uploads screenshots to Google Drive, OneDrive, more
CloudShot 5.7 uploads screenshots to Google Drive, OneDrive, more

Cloud storage-friendly screenshot tool CloudShot has just hit version 5.7.
An improved OAuth implementation means you can now directly upload your screenshots to Google Drive and OneDrive, as well as Dropbox, Imgur or your own FTP …

Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update
January 3, 2017 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update
Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update

Classic freeware HOSTS manager HostsMan has seen its first update since November 2015.
The new release now supports eight HOSTS file update sources, including hpHosts, MVPS Hosts, Cameleon and – new this time – “Dan Pollock’s …