Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall
October 6, 2017 – 10:45 | No Comment
Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall

Why does anyone need a third-party firewall when Windows offers one of its own? One huge plus for switching firewalls is to provide yourself with two-way protection: the Windows Firewall only monitors inbound traffic from …

Protect yourself against malicious websites using Web of Trust
October 2, 2017 – 10:18 | No Comment
Protect yourself against malicious websites using Web of Trust

We might regard ourselves as advanced web users, but ocassionally double-take when visiting a new website. Google a search term and you see a whole host possible options, including paid website ads and there’s very …

Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95
September 1, 2017 – 05:21 | No Comment
Thwart ransomware and protect your data with our O&O Disk Image 10.5 Downloadcrew Giveaway, worth $49.95

Everybody needs a backup – with ransomware added to the list of threats to your data, now is the perfect time to take full advantage of our latest Downloadcrew giveaway: a full copy of O&O …

EaseUS Partition Master 12.5 Free should be your choice disk management tool
August 10, 2017 – 07:05 | Comments Off on EaseUS Partition Master 12.5 Free should be your choice disk management tool
EaseUS Partition Master 12.5 Free should be your choice disk management tool

Buy a new computer and you’ll often find it ships with one big partition, which can be inconvenient. We usually allocate space on a drive to our music collection, documents and other important files. By partitioning one …

Firefox for iOS 8.0 adds Night Mode, QR Code Reader and improved user experience
July 24, 2017 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Firefox for iOS 8.0 adds Night Mode, QR Code Reader and improved user experience
Firefox for iOS 8.0 adds Night Mode, QR Code Reader and improved user experience

These days, it’s Google and Chrome that dominates the web browser market, with even Microsoft slipping behind and everyone else playing the role of also-rans. Mozilla has suffered more than most – since dipping below …

Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac
July 11, 2017 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac
Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac

Correct spelling and grammar is something of a dying art these days. Rather than embark on a rant, however, let us gently direct you towards a superb online tool for helping to bring your language …

Preview and explore multiple videos at once with HamMultiPlayer
July 10, 2017 – 11:33 | Comments Off on Preview and explore multiple videos at once with HamMultiPlayer
Preview and explore multiple videos at once with HamMultiPlayer

HamMultiPlayer is an interesting media player with some unusual features, including the ability to preview and work with multiple videos simultaneously.
The program doesn’t require any installation, and it doesn’t even arrive in an archive. It’s …

Speccy 1.31 improves Creator’s Update compatibility, provides system information for Windows PCs
July 4, 2017 – 10:49 | Comments Off on Speccy 1.31 improves Creator’s Update compatibility, provides system information for Windows PCs
Speccy 1.31 improves Creator’s Update compatibility, provides system information for Windows PCs

Piriform has released Speccy 1.31 and Speccy Portable 1.31, an updated version of its system information tool for Windows PCs.
Version 1.31 comes with the promised of improved compatibility with the recent Creator’s Update release of …

BPing: a network Ping tool with added audio
June 29, 2017 – 03:35 | Comments Off on BPing: a network Ping tool with added audio
BPing: a network Ping tool with added audio

BPing is a tiny console-based ping tool with an unusual extra: sound.
Why? It gives you instant feedback on what’s happening without any need to watch the console window.

Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
June 28, 2017 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta
Back up drives and partitions with MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta

MiniTool ShadowMaker Beta is a versatile tool for creating and managing backup images of all your storage devices.
The program supports full, incremental and differential backups of both local drives and other systems on your network.

Save Gmail emails to PDF or ZIP with a click
June 27, 2017 – 09:43 | Comments Off on Save Gmail emails to PDF or ZIP with a click
Save Gmail emails to PDF or ZIP with a click

Save emails to PDF is a Chrome extension which enables saving any Gmail email to PDF in a couple of clicks.
Download options include saving individual emails to separate PDFs, merging all selected PDFs into one …