Opera 12.10 Beta adds Retina Display support, updates core
September 13, 2012 – 09:49 | Comments Off on Opera 12.10 Beta adds Retina Display support, updates core
Opera 12.10 Beta adds Retina Display support, updates core

Retina Display support continues to be added to more and more applications as they are updated, and the latest update for the beta candidate for Opera 12.10 . This is one of the headline features of the …

How fast is your Internet connection? JD’s Auto Speed Tester reveals all
September 13, 2012 – 08:52 | Comments Off on How fast is your Internet connection? JD’s Auto Speed Tester reveals all
How fast is your Internet connection? JD’s Auto Speed Tester reveals all

If you’re curious about your Internet connection’s performance then of course there are plenty of online speed tests around which promise to tell you more. But these are limited, in particular because they can only …

27 top downloads from the past seven days
August 25, 2012 – 06:50 | Comments Off on 27 top downloads from the past seven days
27 top downloads from the past seven days

After a brief vacation, it’s time for another software roundup to catch up on the biggest and best releases from the last week. We’ll start by taking a look at some of the apps that …

AVG Secure Search rates the safety of web sites before you visit them
August 23, 2012 – 19:58 | Comments Off on AVG Secure Search rates the safety of web sites before you visit them
AVG Secure Search rates the safety of web sites before you visit them

The internet can be a dangerous place, and there are countless web sites just waiting to serve up a dose of malware. Everyone knows the importance of having antivirus and anti-malware software installed, but simply …

Chrome for iOS gains new G+, Facebook and Twitter sharing options
August 23, 2012 – 07:24 | One Comment
Chrome for iOS gains new G+, Facebook and Twitter sharing options

Just like Firefox, Chrome is rocketing through version numbers as though they were going out of fashion. Although Google’s foray into the world of web browsers for iPhone and iPad is fairly recent, Chrome for …

What’s been using your internet connection? Net Guard reveals all
August 9, 2012 – 10:45 | Comments Off on What’s been using your internet connection? Net Guard reveals all
What’s been using your internet connection? Net Guard reveals all

Whether you’re worried about security, hoping to optimise download speeds, or just trying to save money, keeping an eye on how your internet connection is being used can be very helpful. Windows doesn’t provide many …

Windows Essentials 2012 released, updates two apps, swaps Live Mesh for SkyDrive
August 8, 2012 – 08:32 | 2 Comments
Windows Essentials 2012 released, updates two apps, swaps Live Mesh for SkyDrive

Microsoft has released Windows Essentials 2012 for Windows 7 and 8 users. The new release – which sees the “Live” part dropped from its name – features notable new features and improvements to its multimedia tools, …

Google Chrome 21 gets stable release, adds new webcam API and retina display support
August 1, 2012 – 07:59 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 21 gets stable release, adds new webcam API and retina display support
Google Chrome 21 gets stable release, adds new webcam API and retina display support

The first stable release of Google Chrome 21 has hit the download servers, and the open-source, cross-platform browser has a number of new features and improvements to share. The headline new feature is that – with …

Comodo IceDragon offers fast, secure browsing with a Mozilla core
July 23, 2012 – 12:26 | Comments Off on Comodo IceDragon offers fast, secure browsing with a Mozilla core
Comodo IceDragon offers fast, secure browsing with a Mozilla core

Going online means having to decide which web browser you’re going to use to find your way around the internet. If security is your primary concern, a new browser as just entered the arena and …

Too many online distractions? Can’t get any work done? InternetOff can help (maybe)
July 18, 2012 – 05:50 | Comments Off on Too many online distractions? Can’t get any work done? InternetOff can help (maybe)
Too many online distractions? Can’t get any work done? InternetOff can help (maybe)

You’ve work to do. And lots of it. But you just need to check your email, first. And Facebook. And Twitter. And a few websites, and your RSS feeds, and the latest news, and the …

CCleaner for Mac 1.04 adds Login Item management, better support for Mountain Lion
July 4, 2012 – 07:22 | Comments Off on CCleaner for Mac 1.04 adds Login Item management, better support for Mountain Lion
CCleaner for Mac 1.04 adds Login Item management, better support for Mountain Lion

Piriform has updated its Mac freeware cleaning tool. CCleaner for Mac 1.04.148 adds support for managing login items and an option for removing unneeded languages from applications. It also adds Gatekeeper support for the forthcoming Mountain …