Review: MAGIX MP3 deluxe 17
March 29, 2011 – 15:30 | 2 Comments
Review: MAGIX MP3 deluxe 17

As well as being a useful tool for carrying out work and accessing the internet, many home computers are used as storage for large music collections. While the likes of iTunes and Windows Media Player …

Review: Xara Web Designer 7
March 25, 2011 – 07:54 | 2 Comments
Review: Xara Web Designer 7

Creating a modern, professional website can be a complex business, requiring a host of skills: design, HTML, scripting, Flash, graphics optimisation – the list goes on. Which, if you’ve yet to master any of these, …

Review: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium
March 15, 2011 – 09:35 | Comments Off on Review: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium
Review: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium

When it comes to disc burning tools, you could be forgiven for believing that there is little more to think about that simply copy files from your hard drive to a CD, DVD or Blu-Ray. …

Review: Printopia for Mac 1.0.4
March 8, 2011 – 10:35 | Comments Off on Review: Printopia for Mac 1.0.4
Review: Printopia for Mac 1.0.4

The ability to print documents from iOS is something that huge numbers of iPhone and iPad owners have been waiting for – it was a feature implemented by Apple when AirPrint was added, but this …

Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0
March 4, 2011 – 06:16 | Comments Off on Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0
Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0

Updates to stand-alone antivirus tools generally aren’t anything to get excited about. The interface might have changed colour, or maybe relocated a few buttons, and of course you’ll get the standard promises about improved accuracy, …

Review: Acronis Backup and Security 2011
March 4, 2011 – 06:12 | Comments Off on Review: Acronis Backup and Security 2011
Review: Acronis Backup and Security 2011

The clue is in the title: Acronis Backup and Security is actually a compilation of two separate products: there’s TrueImage Home 2011 with Acronis Online Backup for backups, and Acronis Internet Security 2011 offering protection …

Review: O&O SafeErase 5
February 23, 2011 – 11:26 | Comments Off on Review: O&O SafeErase 5
Review: O&O SafeErase 5

Wiping confidential files from your PC can be a difficult task.
Just deleting them leaves the data available to any passer-by with a suitable undelete tool. Overwriting the files can help: but only if you do …

Roundup: what’s the best Windows email client?
February 23, 2011 – 06:01 | 5 Comments
Roundup: what’s the best Windows email client?

Do you need an email client? These days, many people see the advantage of accessing their email through the web – not only does this enable you to check it on any internet-enabled computer, it …

Review: MAGIX Samplitude 11.5 Producer
February 12, 2011 – 07:11 | Comments Off on Review: MAGIX Samplitude 11.5 Producer
Review: MAGIX Samplitude 11.5 Producer

Samplitude 11.5 Producer is a professional digital audio workstation that provides everything you need to produce music on your PC: a multi-track recorder, mixer, MIDI and audio editors, software instruments, quality effects and a whole …

Review: Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional
February 11, 2011 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Review: Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional
Review: Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional

Upgrading your hard drive used to be a time-consuming process, where you’d spend hours reinstalling and reconfiguring Windows and all your applications.
Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional offers a simpler approach, though. Its straightforward wizards allow …

Review: Uniblue PowerSuite 2011
February 8, 2011 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Review: Uniblue PowerSuite 2011
Review: Uniblue PowerSuite 2011

Figuring out how to speed up your PC can be a complex process, requiring plenty of time and expertise. Are your system’s performance problems down to dated drivers, unnecessary software, hard drive clutter, Registry issues …