Review: Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013
January 9, 2013 – 06:21 | 2 Comments
Review: Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013

What do you really want from a security suite? Most companies appear to believe the answer is “as many features as possible”, and so they’ll cram their products with as many vaguely security-related tools as …

Review: O&O DiskImage 7 Professional
October 30, 2012 – 13:02 | Comments Off on Review: O&O DiskImage 7 Professional
Review: O&O DiskImage 7 Professional

From malware to hardware failure, bugs to human error, there are many potential dangers just waiting to trash your most valuable data. Which is why it’s generally a very good idea to back up your …

Review: IOBit Advanced SystemCare 6 Pro
October 24, 2012 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Review: IOBit Advanced SystemCare 6 Pro
Review: IOBit Advanced SystemCare 6 Pro

Tweaking performance is something that virtually every Windows user is interested in. There are various degrees to which performance tweaks can be applied, starting with simple things such as ensuring that there are not too …

Review: Laplink PCmover Professional 8
October 23, 2012 – 08:48 | Comments Off on Review: Laplink PCmover Professional 8
Review: Laplink PCmover Professional 8

Migrating to a new PC is often a complex, time-consuming business. There will be applications to reinstall, CDs and registration keys to find. And then endless hours of reconfiguration as you try to get everything …

Review: Avira Internet Security 2013
October 1, 2012 – 16:18 | Comments Off on Review: Avira Internet Security 2013
Review: Avira Internet Security 2013

If you’re looking for a leading edge security suite, something packed with the very latest features and functionality, then Avira probably isn’t the very first name that comes to mind. The company’s recent suites have …

Review: AVG PC TuneUp 2013
September 26, 2012 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Review: AVG PC TuneUp 2013
Review: AVG PC TuneUp 2013

Every PC user would like their system to run a little faster, but making that happen yourself usually requires time, effort, and a detailed low-level knowledge of how Windows really works.
But if that sounds too …

Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 11 Ultimate
September 25, 2012 – 05:54 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 11 Ultimate
Review: CyberLink PowerDirector 11 Ultimate

You might have a great video camera, and be very skilled at using it, but it won’t make any difference: your raw footage will generally still be rubbish. That’s just the way it is.
Having a …

Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra
September 24, 2012 – 10:23 | Comments Off on Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra
Review: CyberLink PhotoDirector 4 Ultra

PhotoDirector 4 is CyberLink’s answer to the digital darkroom question. In this age where people regularly snap dozens of photos in a single sitting, digital photography tools have to offer more than just editing features. …

Review: TuneUp Utilities 2013
September 19, 2012 – 16:30 | Comments Off on Review: TuneUp Utilities 2013
Review: TuneUp Utilities 2013

Is your PC slower than it used to be, less stable, more prone to behaving in odd and unexpected ways? Then you’re not alone, but there are many potential causes, and figuring out exactly which …

Review: Nitro Pro 8
September 19, 2012 – 11:01 | Comments Off on Review: Nitro Pro 8
Review: Nitro Pro 8

These days, free PDF tools do a heck of a lot more than simply display and print PDF files. Pick up a tool like Nitro Reader, for example, and you can create PDFs from within …

Quick Review: MAGIX Music Maker 2013
September 14, 2012 – 08:53 | Comments Off on Quick Review: MAGIX Music Maker 2013

Programs that aim to simplify complex processes are often doomed to failure. You would think that any software designed to bring music making to the masses – music making being something that people dedicate their …