23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week
February 17, 2012 – 14:03 | Comments Off on 23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week
23 red hot software releases & updates you may have missed this week

There has been a great deal of activity in the security software department this week, starting with the release of Avast! 7 Free (beta2), a preview of what to expect from the upcoming antivirus tool. …

CCleaner 3.15; new Recycle Bin emptying and Chrome Canary Omnibox options
January 25, 2012 – 12:24 | Comments Off on CCleaner 3.15; new Recycle Bin emptying and Chrome Canary Omnibox options
CCleaner 3.15; new Recycle Bin emptying and Chrome Canary Omnibox options

Popular system cleanup and optimization tool CCleaner has been updated with a range of improvements and a smattering of new features. CCleaner 3.15 sees support added for the cleaning of a range of new applications …

WinSnap 4.0.1 adds support for Aero shadows in screen captures, effects and more
January 25, 2012 – 07:58 | Comments Off on WinSnap 4.0.1 adds support for Aero shadows in screen captures, effects and more
WinSnap 4.0.1 adds support for Aero shadows in screen captures, effects and more

Capturing what’s on your desktop can be as simple as hitting the Print Screen key and pasting the contents of the clipboard into an image editing app. But you’ll notice that it is not possible …

Opera 11.61 now available on the stable release channel; 50+ fixes
January 24, 2012 – 13:48 | Comments Off on Opera 11.61 now available on the stable release channel; 50+ fixes
Opera 11.61 now available on the stable release channel; 50+ fixes

The latest addition to the stable release channel for Opera is Opera 11.61. The latest update includes more than fifty security and stability enhancements and is recommended for all users – you can either wait …

Keep your apps up to date with the help of Downloadcrew UpdateScanner 2.0
January 16, 2012 – 11:40 | Comments Off on Keep your apps up to date with the help of Downloadcrew UpdateScanner 2.0
Keep your apps up to date with the help of Downloadcrew UpdateScanner 2.0

Staying on top of software updates can be tricky, particularly if your favourite apps have no means of telling you a newer version is available. What feature updates, performance tweaks and bug fixes could you …

Rainmeter 2.2 released with improved performance, security and more
January 9, 2012 – 10:55 | One Comment
Rainmeter 2.2 released with improved performance, security and more

The desire to customize the appearance and function of Windows does nothing but increase and this accounts for the large number of tweaking and skinning tools that are available for the operating system. Whatever you …

iTunes 10.5.1 hits the download servers; iTunes Match goes live
November 14, 2011 – 15:26 | Comments Off on iTunes 10.5.1 hits the download servers; iTunes Match goes live
iTunes 10.5.1 hits the download servers; iTunes Match goes live

Apple has pushed out the latest version of its media player and management software iTunes 10.5.1. The latest version of the app is not big news in itself, but the release coincides with the much …

No cash or card to hand? Apple Store 2.0 includes in-app payment as well as Personal Pickup
November 9, 2011 – 07:56 | Comments Off on No cash or card to hand? Apple Store 2.0 includes in-app payment as well as Personal Pickup
No cash or card to hand? Apple Store 2.0 includes in-app payment as well as Personal Pickup

Apple’s high street stores get a great deal of attention, but the more recent iOS version of its stores are also worthy of note. The initial release of the app made it possible to browse …

Roundup: 15 of the week’s most interesting software releases that you may have missed
October 21, 2011 – 15:15 | Comments Off on Roundup: 15 of the week’s most interesting software releases that you may have missed
Roundup: 15 of the week’s most interesting software releases that you may have missed

It has been another busy week in the world of software releases, so we wouldn’t be at all surprised if some titles escaped you attention. Some of the highlights from the last seven days include …

iTunes 10.5 drops ahead of the iOS 5 launch complete with wifi syncing and iCloud
October 11, 2011 – 18:11 | Comments Off on iTunes 10.5 drops ahead of the iOS 5 launch complete with wifi syncing and iCloud
iTunes 10.5 drops ahead of the iOS 5 launch complete with wifi syncing and iCloud

The attention of Apple fans has been focused on the imminent release of the iPhone 4S, but before that there is the launch of iOS 5 to look forward to. Part of the release of …

Nero updates its product line making media management and disc creation easier than ever
October 6, 2011 – 12:09 | Comments Off on Nero updates its product line making media management and disc creation easier than ever
Nero updates its product line making media management and disc creation easier than ever

The Nero range of disc burning tools has been updated, and there’s something for everyone in this comprehensive suite of utilities. The company’s flagship Nero Burning ROM allows for the importing of files from the …