McAfee Total Protection 5.0 adds new file encryption tool
December 1, 2010 – 13:38 | Comments Off on McAfee Total Protection 5.0 adds new file encryption tool
McAfee Total Protection 5.0 adds new file encryption tool

Most security suites quite reasonably concentrate on protecting you from online threats: viruses, spyware, hackers, spam and so on.
None of this will help you if your PC or laptop is stolen, though, so it’s good …

Opera 11 Beta released for public consumption
November 23, 2010 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Opera 11 Beta released for public consumption
Opera 11 Beta released for public consumption

Opera 11 has been released as a public beta, allowing experienced users to test-drive its new features. It’s biggest new feature is its support for extensions, and there are already over 100 available from the …

Yahoo Messenger 11 Beta released with new social features
November 17, 2010 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Yahoo Messenger 11 Beta released with new social features
Yahoo Messenger 11 Beta released with new social features

Yahoo! has released a beta version of its instant messaging client Yahoo! Messenger. In version 11 of the popular IM client, there is a strong focus on social networking features. As well as providing the …

Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever
November 11, 2010 – 14:20 | Comments Off on Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever
Firefox 4 beta 7 out, feature-complete and faster than ever

After previewing six Firefox 4 betas in just a few weeks, Mozilla has just released their first feature-complete build, beta 7 – and it’s the best one yet.
JägerMonkey, a brand new JavaScript compiler, tops the …

Skype releases new beta for Mac users
November 4, 2010 – 16:14 | Comments Off on Skype releases new beta for Mac users
Skype releases new beta for Mac users

Why bother with versions 3 and 4 when you can jump straight from version 2.8 to 5 in a single release? That’s what Skype has done with a new public beta release of its Mac …

Chrome Dev 9 released
November 3, 2010 – 16:25 | Comments Off on Chrome Dev 9 released
Chrome Dev 9 released

The development version of Google’s Chrome web browser has just jumped another version number – this time to 9 (or, to be more precise, version 9.0.570.0). Despite the rapid jump through version numbers, though, the …

Microsoft releases Messenger for Mac
October 25, 2010 – 21:08 | Comments Off on Microsoft releases Messenger for Mac
Microsoft releases Messenger for Mac

While most Mac users are still soaking up the news that FaceTime is available for the Mac as well as the iPhone 4, Microsoft has released a Mac compatible version of its own instant messaging …

Apple announce FaceTime for Mac
October 20, 2010 – 20:39 | Comments Off on Apple announce FaceTime for Mac
Apple announce FaceTime for Mac

When the iPhone 4 was released, one of the features that received the warmest welcome was FaceTime, the app that makes it possible to hold video phone calls with your friends and family. At a …

Test drive 1Password for Windows & qualify for an early bird discount
October 15, 2010 – 00:10 | Comments Off on Test drive 1Password for Windows & qualify for an early bird discount
Test drive 1Password for Windows & qualify for an early bird discount

Keeping on top of the myriad passwords that we all need to remember to access web sites, programs and other services can be a real headache. For some time now, Mac, iPhone and iPad users …

Skype 5.0 released with Facebook integration and group video
October 14, 2010 – 20:03 | Comments Off on Skype 5.0 released with Facebook integration and group video
Skype 5.0 released with Facebook integration and group video

After several beta versions over the past few months, the ever-popular VoIP chat client Skype has been officially updated to version 5. As in previous Skype updates there are a number of performance enhancements and …

Internet Explorer 9 Beta now available for download
September 15, 2010 – 21:51 | Comments Off on Internet Explorer 9 Beta now available for download
Internet Explorer 9 Beta now available for download

The long anticipated Internet Explorer 9 has been made available as a public beta. The latest version of Microsoft’s famous web browser has a range of new features, but the most instantly noticeable is the …