O&O MediaRecovery 8 promises to go deeper to find lost and deleted media files
November 14, 2012 – 05:26 | Comments Off on O&O MediaRecovery 8 promises to go deeper to find lost and deleted media files
O&O MediaRecovery 8 promises to go deeper to find lost and deleted media files

Berlin-based O&O Software GmbH has launched O&O MediaRecovery 8, a brand new version of its Windows recovery tool that specialises in restoring lost and deleted video, photos and music files.
Version 8, which is also available …

Quickly create bootable USB keys with the very flexible RMPrepUSB
August 28, 2012 – 08:58 | Comments Off on Quickly create bootable USB keys with the very flexible RMPrepUSB
Quickly create bootable USB keys with the very flexible RMPrepUSB

Making a USB key bootable sounds like it should be a reasonably straightforward task, but the reality can be very different. There are a lot of variables to consider, and in some cases it can …

Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version
August 27, 2012 – 09:05 | Comments Off on Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version
Want to try Linux? LinuxLive USB Creator lets you make a portable version

Linux is no longer the geeky OS it used to be. Well, that might not be entirely true, but the operating system has certainly become more accessible in recent years. User friendly distributions such as …

Software roundup – 19 downloads from the first week of July
July 7, 2012 – 05:21 | Comments Off on Software roundup – 19 downloads from the first week of July
Software roundup – 19 downloads from the first week of July

The halfway point of the year has come and gone, and as we slide our way through the calendar, there are more and more software releases to keep track of. If you’ve been busy through …

USB Safeguard adds password protection and encryption to your USB drive
July 4, 2012 – 14:38 | Comments Off on USB Safeguard adds password protection and encryption to your USB drive
USB Safeguard adds password protection and encryption to your USB drive

Data security is of the utmost importance, but it is usually the files stored on our hard drives or transmitted over the internet that we are primarily concerned with. It’s likely that you have at …

Create bootable USB keys from ISO images with Rufus
June 20, 2012 – 06:53 | Comments Off on Create bootable USB keys from ISO images with Rufus
Create bootable USB keys from ISO images with Rufus

When you need to download some bootable tool – an antivirus repair disc, say – you’ll often find it comes in the form of an ISO image, which it’s assumed you’ll then burn to CD …

Always leaving USB drives behind? Free USB Guard can help
May 23, 2012 – 08:39 | Comments Off on Always leaving USB drives behind? Free USB Guard can help
Always leaving USB drives behind? Free USB Guard can help

It’s easily done. You’ve finished working on a friend’s PC, close it down and walk away – completely forgetting about the USB key you plugged in a little earlier.
Or maybe you’re at home, closing down …

Software roundup: 27 downloads you may have missed this week
May 19, 2012 – 04:13 | Comments Off on Software roundup: 27 downloads you may have missed this week
Software roundup: 27 downloads you may have missed this week

Halfway through May and the software release schedule shows no sign of abating – and this has been a particularly busy week for beta releases. Some of the biggest releases come from security experts Norton, …

Protect your computer from flash drive infection with Bitdefender USB Immunizer
May 1, 2012 – 12:10 | Comments Off on Protect your computer from flash drive infection with Bitdefender USB Immunizer
Protect your computer from flash drive infection with Bitdefender USB Immunizer

There are a number of ways in which a virus or malware infection can find its way onto a computer, and if USB drives are used to transport files from one machine to another, this …

Wise Folder Hider keeps your private files away from prying eyes
April 11, 2012 – 11:09 | Comments Off on Wise Folder Hider keeps your private files away from prying eyes
Wise Folder Hider keeps your private files away from prying eyes

You don’t have to have something to hide to have something to hide. Whether you share your computer with others, or your machine is situated somewhere that other people may be able to access it, …

Universal USB Installer now supports, Deepin, LinHES, Trisquel and Satux Linux
March 20, 2012 – 12:30 | Comments Off on Universal USB Installer now supports, Deepin, LinHES, Trisquel and Satux Linux
Universal USB Installer now supports, Deepin, LinHES, Trisquel and Satux Linux

The busy folks at Pen Drive Linux have updated their handy Universal USB Installer tool to support four more distros. Which means it can now convert live CDs of Deepin Linux, LinHES Linux, Trisquel Linux …