O&O Defrag 15 released, now up to 40% faster
September 20, 2011 – 13:10 | Comments Off on O&O Defrag 15 released, now up to 40% faster
O&O Defrag 15 released, now up to 40% faster

Hard drive utility specialist O&O Software has released the latest edition of its flagship defrag tool, Defrag 15.
And the emphasis this time is on performance, with the company claiming improvements to the program’s algorithms have …

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 …

Partition Wizard 7 adds full support for dynamic volumes – but only in paid-for editions
September 6, 2011 – 12:41 | Comments Off on Partition Wizard 7 adds full support for dynamic volumes – but only in paid-for editions
Partition Wizard 7 adds full support for dynamic volumes – but only in paid-for editions

MiniTool Solution Ltd has released a brand new version of its non-destructive partitioning software. MiniTool Partition Wizard 7.0, available as a free-for-personal-use Home Edition, is also available in a  number of paid-for editions, with prices …

Monitor just about any PC activity with DiskLED
August 31, 2011 – 12:22 | Comments Off on Monitor just about any PC activity with DiskLED
Monitor just about any PC activity with DiskLED

At first glance, DiskLED doesn’t exactly appear to be the most interesting of programs. Flashing a system tray icon to indicate hard drive activity can be useful, but it’s nothing new and there are plenty …

IObit debuts public beta of Advanced SystemCare 5
August 15, 2011 – 13:45 | Comments Off on IObit debuts public beta of Advanced SystemCare 5
IObit debuts public beta of Advanced SystemCare 5

IObit has released the first public beta of Advanced SystemCare 5, its comprehensive PC maintenance and optimisation suite.
The main addition in this release is ActiveBoost, a technology which aims to automatically improve PC performance by …

Kingsoft PC Doctor cleans and speeds up your system
August 12, 2011 – 08:25 | One Comment
Kingsoft PC Doctor cleans and speeds up your system

The PC world is packed with tools which promise to optimise your system, but most do little or nothing useful. And so the news that Kingsoft Security had released another, their free PC Doctor, didn’t …

EaseUS Partition Master 9 released, adds partition-merge and dynamic disk resizing features
August 5, 2011 – 13:02 | Comments Off on EaseUS Partition Master 9 released, adds partition-merge and dynamic disk resizing features
EaseUS Partition Master 9 released, adds partition-merge and dynamic disk resizing features

CHENGDU Yiwo Tech Development Co has announced the immediate release of EaseUS Partition Master 9. Available in both free (Home) and various paid-for (including Professional and Server) editions, EaseUS Partition Master provides non-destructive tools for …

EASEUS releases public beta of Todo Backup 3.0
July 21, 2011 – 12:33 | Comments Off on EASEUS releases public beta of Todo Backup 3.0
EASEUS releases public beta of Todo Backup 3.0

EASEUS has released a public beta of its Todo Backup 3.0 software. Version 3.0 adds a number of major new features to this versatile backup application, which is capable of backing up and cloning entire …

ActiveImage Protector Personal Edition delivers no-compromise backup performance – for free
July 12, 2011 – 15:16 | Comments Off on ActiveImage Protector Personal Edition delivers no-compromise backup performance – for free
ActiveImage Protector Personal Edition delivers no-compromise backup performance – for free

When you’re next looking for a backup program then you could try to save money by opting for the free version of a commercial tool – but that’s often a mistake. Many have key functions …

Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional handles all your hard drive needs
April 27, 2011 – 10:53 | Comments Off on Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional handles all your hard drive needs
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 11 Professional handles all your hard drive needs

Paragon’s Hard Disk Manager Professional has always been one of the most comprehensive collection of hard drive tools around.
The new version 11 sees it extended even further, though, making it straightforward to manage even more …

EASEUS Partition Master Home 8 boasts redesigned user interface
March 31, 2011 – 08:03 | 2 Comments
EASEUS Partition Master Home 8 boasts redesigned user interface

EASEUS Partition Master 8.0.1 released – boasts new user interface, improved partition resize/move performance and updated bootable rescue disc (latter option not available in free Home edition).