Firefox Quantum 69 strengthens default anti-tracking protection, can block all autoplay content
September 3, 2019 – 05:10 | Comments Off on Firefox Quantum 69 strengthens default anti-tracking protection, can block all autoplay content
Firefox Quantum 69 strengthens default anti-tracking protection, can block all autoplay content

Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 69.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 68.1 and Firefox ESR 68.1.0.

The new release switches on Enhanced Tracking Protection
features by default, extends block autoplay to cover all videos (not …

Thunderbird 68.0 revamps App Menu and options dialog, unveils 64-bit Windows release
August 28, 2019 – 10:13 | Comments Off on Thunderbird 68.0 revamps App Menu and options dialog, unveils 64-bit Windows release
Thunderbird 68.0 revamps App Menu and options dialog, unveils 64-bit Windows release

Mozilla has released Thunderbird 68.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Also released in portable and – for the first time – 64-bit form for Windows users, Thunderbird is Mozilla’s free and open-source email client.

Version 68 …

Acronis True Image 2020 adds dual-protection backups, promises 50% backup speed boost
August 21, 2019 – 07:19 | Comments Off on Acronis True Image 2020 adds dual-protection backups, promises 50% backup speed boost
Acronis True Image 2020 adds dual-protection backups, promises 50% backup speed boost

Acronis has launched Acronis True Image 2020 for Windows and Mac, a major new release of its popular local and cloud backup tool.

True Image 2020 debuts its dual-protection feature to allow
local backups to be automatically …

IObit Uninstaller 9 adds a powerful install monitor
August 21, 2019 – 06:31 | Comments Off on IObit Uninstaller 9 adds a powerful install monitor
IObit Uninstaller 9 adds a powerful install monitor

Although we handle support for novice software customers, there’s one area that often leaves us perplexed. Why does software manage to leave so much data on your computer after you run the official uninstaller?

It should …

Parallels Desktop 15 ramps up graphics performance with Apple Metal support, unveils new integration features
August 13, 2019 – 09:04 | Comments Off on Parallels Desktop 15 ramps up graphics performance with Apple Metal support, unveils new integration features
Parallels Desktop 15 ramps up graphics performance with Apple Metal support, unveils new integration features

Parallels IP Holdings GmbH has released Parallels Desktop 15.0, the latest major update of its popular Mac virtualisation tool.

Parallels Desktop 15 adds support for the forthcoming MacOS
Catalina (10.15) release, plus taps into the Apple …

pdf Creator 9.0 unveils new zipper merge tool, unveils new options for manipulating PDFs
August 8, 2019 – 06:20 | Comments Off on pdf Creator 9.0 unveils new zipper merge tool, unveils new options for manipulating PDFs
pdf Creator 9.0 unveils new zipper merge tool, unveils new options for manipulating PDFs

Geek Software GMBH has released pdf24 Creator 9.0, a major new version of its freeware suite of tools designed to create and manipulate PDF files. Features include the ability to merge, split and extract individual …

O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history
August 7, 2019 – 07:02 | Comments Off on O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history
O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history

Browse the internet and you’ll build an offline database of all the sites you’ve visited, the type of products that interest you and your hobbies and interests. Ads targetting these interests will track you across …

Google Web Designer 6.0 introduces interactive video support, improves coding view
July 30, 2019 – 07:35 | Comments Off on Google Web Designer 6.0 introduces interactive video support, improves coding view
Google Web Designer 6.0 introduces interactive video support, improves coding view

Google has released Google Web Designer 6.0, a major new version of its HTML-5 contenting-producing tool for Windows, Mac and Linux. Its WYSIWYG user interface and other user-friendly tools like syntax highlighting and code autocompletion …

Kaspersky launches its 2020 range with traffic encryption and scanning speed improvements
July 26, 2019 – 07:32 | Comments Off on Kaspersky launches its 2020 range with traffic encryption and scanning speed improvements
Kaspersky launches its 2020 range with traffic encryption and scanning speed improvements

We see people purchase security software and are often asked “how do I remove the old version?” which we find utterly perplexing.

To be clear, there’s really no such thing as a ‘2019’ or ‘2020’ …

Sisoft Sandra 20/20 (2020) adds new AI and machine learning benchmarks
July 24, 2019 – 12:46 | Comments Off on Sisoft Sandra 20/20 (2020) adds new AI and machine learning benchmarks
Sisoft Sandra 20/20 (2020) adds new AI and machine learning benchmarks

UK-based SiSoftware has released SiSoftware Sandra Lite 20/20 (2020), a major new release of its system information, diagnostics and benchmark tool for Windows PCs.

The 2020 version adds two new Neural Network benchmarks covering AI and …

Bitdefender 2020 protects against cyberbullying and online predators
July 18, 2019 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Bitdefender 2020 protects against cyberbullying and online predators
Bitdefender 2020 protects against cyberbullying and online predators

What do you perceive as the primary threat to your devices for the year ahead? Most people are now fairly self-aware to be wary of phishing attempts and illegitimate websites, while basic security software will …