Easily block cookies, images, scripts and more with Chrome’s HTTP Switchboard
November 13, 2013 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Easily block cookies, images, scripts and more with Chrome’s HTTP Switchboard
Easily block cookies, images, scripts and more with Chrome’s HTTP Switchboard

Blocking unwanted web content – cookies, scripts, images – is a great way to speed up browsing and improve your security, and there are a host of browser extensions to help you get started. But …

East-Tec Eraser 2014 v11.0 comes with full Windows 8 support, revamped interface
November 11, 2013 – 11:22 | Comments Off on East-Tec Eraser 2014 v11.0 comes with full Windows 8 support, revamped interface
East-Tec Eraser 2014 v11.0 comes with full Windows 8 support, revamped interface

Romanian privacy developer East-Tec has released Eraser 2014 v11.0, a major new update (with facelift) of its online privacy protection tool for Windows.
The app, which promises to securely delete all internet and computer activity via …

Looking to clean and optimize your Mac? Try IObit’s new MacBooster tool
October 28, 2013 – 12:44 | One Comment
Looking to clean and optimize your Mac? Try IObit’s new MacBooster tool

Does the world need another system cleaning tool, even if it’s on the Mac? IObit thinks so, and the result is MacBooster 1.0.1, the company’s first foray into the Apple market. This paid-for tool, available …

Mechanic by Bitdefender lets Mac users improve performance, stability and privacy
July 19, 2013 – 08:04 | Comments Off on Mechanic by Bitdefender lets Mac users improve performance, stability and privacy
Mechanic by Bitdefender lets Mac users improve performance, stability and privacy

For relative newcomers to the Mac, the need to delve behind the scenes using an array of powerful tools and the command-line Terminal can be quite daunting. There are a number of useful tools such …

Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner
July 1, 2013 – 10:37 | Comments Off on Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner
Vet your social networking app privacy settings with MyPermissions Cleaner

With privacy higher than ever on the news agenda, it’s not surprising people are starting to wake up to the fact they’ve happily allowed all kinds of personal information about themselves to appear online. It …

Browse the web more safely in Firefox Portable Edition with Private Browsing add-on
May 29, 2013 – 07:59 | Comments Off on Browse the web more safely in Firefox Portable Edition with Private Browsing add-on
Browse the web more safely in Firefox Portable Edition with Private Browsing add-on

These days, the ability to browse the web anonymously is built into most web browsers. Firefox has a special Private Browsing mode where no trace of your history – including searches, downloads, web forms and …

Migrate quickly, simply and securely to a new PC with three great deals from the Downloadcrew Store
April 23, 2013 – 07:23 | Comments Off on Migrate quickly, simply and securely to a new PC with three great deals from the Downloadcrew Store
Migrate quickly, simply and securely to a new PC with three great deals from the Downloadcrew Store

The time has come to move on to a new PC, but before jettisoning your old computer, you need to make sure you’re ready for the big move. That means two key things: getting your …

Is Windows tracking every folder you open? Shellbag Analyzer & Cleaner reveals all
April 18, 2013 – 08:53 | Comments Off on Is Windows tracking every folder you open? Shellbag Analyzer & Cleaner reveals all
Is Windows tracking every folder you open? Shellbag Analyzer & Cleaner reveals all

Every time you create, modify or access a folder on your PC, Windows records these details in the Registry. There’s nothing shady about this – the action is a key part of recording your folder …

Which password manager best protects your data?
April 2, 2013 – 14:06 | Comments Off on Which password manager best protects your data?
Which password manager best protects your data?

Here’s the contradiction: you need secure, unique and hard-to-remember passwords to protect your online (and offline) accounts from being hacked. However, remembering those secure, unique and hard-to-remember passwords is another matter entirely. Thankfully there is …

Watch foreign TV and bypass censorship restrictions with Hideman 2.0
March 7, 2013 – 07:01 | Comments Off on Watch foreign TV and bypass censorship restrictions with Hideman 2.0
Watch foreign TV and bypass censorship restrictions with Hideman 2.0

There are many reasons why you’d want to hide your internet IP address. The most common one is that you’re trying to access services or web sites restricted to a specific country or territory – …

Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security improves browsing protection, adds online backup
February 27, 2013 – 12:00 | Comments Off on Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security improves browsing protection, adds online backup
Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security improves browsing protection, adds online backup

Kaspersky Labs has released Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security, the latest edition of their extremely comprehensive security suite.
And although you might have thought the package already included just about every security option you could possibly …