Nero updates its product line making media management and disc creation easier than ever
October 6, 2011 – 12:09 | Comments Off on Nero updates its product line making media management and disc creation easier than ever
Nero updates its product line making media management and disc creation easier than ever

The Nero range of disc burning tools has been updated, and there’s something for everyone in this comprehensive suite of utilities. The company’s flagship Nero Burning ROM allows for the importing of files from the …

Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5 sports spiffing new interface in new release
October 4, 2011 – 11:33 | Comments Off on Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5 sports spiffing new interface in new release
Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5 sports spiffing new interface in new release

Paramount Software (UK) Ltd has updated Macrium Reflect Free Edition, its free-for-personal-use drive imaging tool, to version 5.
Macrium Reflect Free Edition 5.0.4033 sports a completely redesigned drag-and-drop user interface, plus adds a number of new features, including …

Review: Paragon Backup & Recovery 11 Home
September 27, 2011 – 07:29 | One Comment
Review: Paragon Backup & Recovery 11 Home

Paragon Software’s Backup & Recovery has always been one of the most feature-packed backup tools around.
And the latest release, Backup & Recovery 11 Home, does its best to carry on this proud tradition.
At a first …

17 releases and updates from the past week that you may have missed
September 16, 2011 – 13:41 | Comments Off on 17 releases and updates from the past week that you may have missed
17 releases and updates from the past week that you may have missed

Another week, another slew of software releases and app updates. The undoubted headline stealer is the release of the Developer Preview of Windows 8, but there have been plenty of other releases worthy of investigation …

Minus provides 10GB of online storage – for free
September 16, 2011 – 09:03 | 2 Comments
Minus provides 10GB of online storage – for free

There are plenty of free online storage providers around, but most provide only one or two gigabytes of space in their basic accounts: not much, by modern standards.
Minus stands out, though, by offering a whole …

Paragon launches Backup & Recovery 11 Home
September 14, 2011 – 13:29 | Comments Off on Paragon launches Backup & Recovery 11 Home
Paragon launches Backup & Recovery 11 Home

Paragon Software has updated its home drive-imaging backup tool, Paragon Backup & Recovery Home to version 11. This new build offers four different recovery environments, adding WinPE 3.0 to existing Linux, Windows and DOS recovery …

Review: O&O DiskImage Professional 6.0
September 9, 2011 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Review: O&O DiskImage Professional 6.0
Review: O&O DiskImage Professional 6.0

The importance of backing up your data, settings and even your entire hard drive is finally starting to hit home. With the comprehensive backup tools supplied in Windows 7 and high-end versions of Vista, you …

O&O DiskImage 6 released, adds file backup to drive-imaging tools
September 6, 2011 – 16:47 | Comments Off on O&O DiskImage 6 released, adds file backup to drive-imaging tools
O&O DiskImage 6 released, adds file backup to drive-imaging tools

German developer O&O Software has announced the immediate release of O&O DiskImage 6, its drive backup tool. DiskImage 6, which is also available as a separate 64-bit build, allows users to take exact byte-for-byte images …

Review: Acronis True Image Home 2012
August 30, 2011 – 13:17 | Comments Off on Review: Acronis True Image Home 2012
Review: Acronis True Image Home 2012

Most backup programs specialise in a particular form of data protection: file-based backups, continuous data protection, online backups, whatever it might be.
Acronis True Image Home 2012, though, takes a different approach, cramming just about every …

Acronis True Image Home 2012 adds file sync, online backup
August 23, 2011 – 17:13 | Comments Off on Acronis True Image Home 2012 adds file sync, online backup
Acronis True Image Home 2012 adds file sync, online backup

Acronis True Image has always been one of the more feature-packed of backup tools, with the ability to copy your emails, selected files, individual partitions, complete drives and more.
Acronis True Image Home 2012 extends its …

BitDefender 2012 delivers improved antivirus detection and removal
July 28, 2011 – 13:30 | Comments Off on BitDefender 2012 delivers improved antivirus detection and removal
BitDefender 2012 delivers improved antivirus detection and removal

BitDefender has today released its 2012 family of security suites, which have been enhanced with a range of new and interesting features.
A new behaviour monitoring tool tracks process behaviour, for instance, helping to detect new …