O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning
September 19, 2017 – 08:31 | Comments Off on O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning
O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning

O&O Software GmbH has unveiled O&O Defrag Professional 21.0, a major new build of its renowned Windows drive defragmentation and optimisation tool.
Version 21’s headline new feature is that it includes a free version of O&O …

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 revamps user interface, tweaks tools for faster performance
May 17, 2017 – 04:06 | Comments Off on Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 revamps user interface, tweaks tools for faster performance
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15 revamps user interface, tweaks tools for faster performance

Windows utilities specialist Ashampoo GmbH has released Ashampoo WinOptimizer 15.0, a major new update of its Windows maintenance and optimisation tool.
Version 15 has been rebuilt around making the program easier to use via a new …

SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
February 24, 2017 – 18:21 | Comments Off on SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor

SysGauge (32-bit) is a highly configurable system and performance monitor for Windows.
At first glance the program looks much like any other monitor gadget. Click the CPU, memory, disk or network counter, its current, average and …

Clean, secure and optimise your PC with Steganos Tuning PRO
February 3, 2017 – 13:23 | Comments Off on Clean, secure and optimise your PC with Steganos Tuning PRO
Clean, secure and optimise your PC with Steganos Tuning PRO

Steganos Tuning PRO is a PC maintenance suite for cleaning, optimising and securing your PC.
It’s a commercial product, and pricy at $49.95 for a year, although that does at least cover you for 3 devices.

WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues
December 30, 2016 – 09:56 | Comments Off on WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues
WhySoSlow 1.0 checks your PC for performance issues

System utility developer Resplendence Software has released WhySoSlow 1.0, a “performance and responsiveness analyzer” for Windows 7 and later.
The program’s analysis function monitors various performance indicators, including CPU clock speed, temperature and load; memory load; …

Avira ships all-in-one Avira Free Security Suite 2017
October 25, 2016 – 13:38 | Comments Off on Avira ships all-in-one Avira Free Security Suite 2017
Avira ships all-in-one Avira Free Security Suite 2017

Avira has released Avira Free Security Suite 2017, a comprehensive bundle of its antivirus, antiphishing, VPN and speedup products.
The package includes four products. Avira Free Antivirus keeps malware at bay, Avira Browser Safety blocks dangerous …

Geekbench 4.0 released, offers new GPU Compute benchmarks
August 31, 2016 – 11:39 | Comments Off on Geekbench 4.0 released, offers new GPU Compute benchmarks
Geekbench 4.0 released, offers new GPU Compute benchmarks

Primate Labs has announced the release of Geekbench 4.0 for desktop, Android and iOS. Geekbench 4 sees the benchmarking app merge its mobile and desktop datasets into a single, cross-platform workload.
Other changes see a redesigned …

Game Fire 5 ships with Windows 10 support, new optimization engine
March 24, 2016 – 07:54 | Comments Off on Game Fire 5 ships with Windows 10 support, new optimization engine
Game Fire 5 ships with Windows 10 support, new optimization engine

Smart PC Utilities has shipped Game Fire 5, the latest edition of its PC gaming performance booster.
This release brings official support for Windows 10 – both 32 and 64-bit editions – but finally sees Windows …

How to find the Windows Experience Index in Windows 8/ 10
November 2, 2015 – 10:54 | Comments Off on How to find the Windows Experience Index in Windows 8/ 10
How to find the Windows Experience Index in Windows 8/ 10

First appearing back in Windows Vista, the Windows Experience Index is a performance rating covering your CPU, RAM, disk, 2D and 3D graphics.
The WEI disappeared from Control Panel in Windows 8.1, but if you need …

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 launched for Windows 10 users
August 24, 2015 – 08:04 | Comments Off on Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 launched for Windows 10 users
Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 launched for Windows 10 users

The Windows Club has released Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0 for Windows 10 users. The lightweight, portable freeware tool makes it easy to tweak various aspects of Windows that usually hidden away or require access to …

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 12 adds Windows 10 support
May 18, 2015 – 09:41 | Comments Off on Ashampoo WinOptimizer 12 adds Windows 10 support
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 12 adds Windows 10 support

German developer Ashampoo has announced the release of Ashampoo WinOptimizer 12 ($49.99), its hugely comprehensive all-in-one PC maintenance toolkit.
Extended drive and internet cleaners work to free up more hard drive space. They can optimise multiple …