Quick Review: Macrorit Disk Partition Expert Home 2013
September 20, 2013 – 10:19 | Comments Off on Quick Review: Macrorit Disk Partition Expert Home 2013
Quick Review: Macrorit Disk Partition Expert Home 2013

Dividing a hard drive into multiple partitions brings many potential benefits. Using “System”, “Programs” and “Data” partitions may help to keep your files organised, as well as improving performance, and you’ll be able to install …

Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultimate
September 17, 2013 – 19:02 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultimate
Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultimate

CyberLink PowerDirector has been one of the top consumer video editors for a few years now, and you don’t have to use it for long to understand why.
The core editor gets the program off to …

Review: TuneUp Utilities 2014
September 11, 2013 – 06:41 | 2 Comments
Review: TuneUp Utilities 2014

Has your PC slowed down recently, become more unstable? You might be able to solve these problems manually, but it’s not always easy, and there are so many possible causes that it could take you …

Review: CyberLink Media Suite 11 Ultimate
July 5, 2013 – 08:01 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink Media Suite 11 Ultimate
Review: CyberLink Media Suite 11 Ultimate

From watching movies to editing videos, organising photos or burning discs, everyone needs quality multimedia software. This can be very expensive, though, and so you’ll probably only want to purchase the bare minimum of tools, …

Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014
July 3, 2013 – 08:34 | Comments Off on Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014
Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014

When you buy a program with “Total” in the name then you’ll probably expect a very complete feature list, and Bitdefender Total Security 2014 (list $69.95) certainly doesn’t disappoint: you get antivirus, a firewall, antispam, …

What’s really tying up all your hard drive space? Disk Sorter Free can help
May 17, 2013 – 10:09 | Comments Off on What’s really tying up all your hard drive space? Disk Sorter Free can help
What’s really tying up all your hard drive space? Disk Sorter Free can help

PC storage space is cheap these days, and if you’ve just bought one of the latest 4TB drives then the chances are you won’t be worried about filling it any time soon.
It’s still important not …

Review: Xara Web Designer 9 Premium
May 13, 2013 – 12:32 | Comments Off on Review: Xara Web Designer 9 Premium
Review: Xara Web Designer 9 Premium

Not everyone is a web-coding whizz, or wants to learn the intricacies of HTML, CSS, PHP or other web-based programming languages. Xara Web Designer 9 is aimed squarely at those who prefer to design websites …

Review: CyberLink PowerDVD 13 Ultra
April 9, 2013 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink PowerDVD 13 Ultra
Review: CyberLink PowerDVD 13 Ultra

After 15 years of development, it’s probably no surprise that PowerDVD has become one of the most powerful and comprehensive media players around. Music, video and movies, DVD and Blu-ray, 3D, DLNA, mobile device syncing, …

Review: Genie Timeline Professional 2013
April 2, 2013 – 11:31 | Comments Off on Review: Genie Timeline Professional 2013
Review: Genie Timeline Professional 2013

If you like to keep your backups simple then image-based solutions have an obvious attraction. There’s no need to spend an age figuring out what to protect, and then change your settings regularly to suit …

Review: avast! Internet Security 8
March 31, 2013 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Review: avast! Internet Security 8
Review: avast! Internet Security 8

Avast! 8 is the latest generation of avast!’s security range, and as usual it’s available in several different packages, from the basic avast! Free 8 to the do-everything Premier build.
If you just want solid, standard …

Get Linux: an easy way to find and download the distro you need
January 23, 2013 – 08:36 | Comments Off on Get Linux: an easy way to find and download the distro you need
Get Linux: an easy way to find and download the distro you need

If you’re an old hand at Linux then downloading a specific distribution won’t be a problem. You’ll probably have your preferred distro bookmarked already, if not a quick search will turn up the necessary links …