Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major
November 13, 2019 – 10:02 | Comments Off on Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major
Fear not! The latest major Windows 10 update is quick to install and not that major

Keep your eye on Windows Update: today’s the day that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update ships for all users of Windows 10. That’s the bad news; the good news is that this is not …

Locate and remove hidden Windows 10 apps using O&O AppBuster
February 21, 2019 – 05:48 | Comments Off on Locate and remove hidden Windows 10 apps using O&O AppBuster
Locate and remove hidden Windows 10 apps using O&O AppBuster

If you use a laptop with a small SSD, you’ll want to make sure you can reclaim as much hard drive space as possible. Many of the default apps Microsoft installs with Windows 10 can …

Chrome 70 introduces more control over security features
October 17, 2018 – 06:42 | Comments Off on Chrome 70 introduces more control over security features
Chrome 70 introduces more control over security features

Google has released Chrome 70.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux, along with Chrome for iOS 70.0. Chrome for Android 70.0 is due imminently.
The desktop version of the browser gains several new security related features to …

BlueStacks 4.30 promises major performance improvements, revamps user interface
September 19, 2018 – 08:03 | Comments Off on BlueStacks 4.30 promises major performance improvements, revamps user interface
BlueStacks 4.30 promises major performance improvements, revamps user interface

Bluestack Systems has released BlueStacks 4.30, a major new version of its free Android apps emulator for Windows PCs. The app promises to run apps and games faster on PC than any available smartphone.
Version 4 …

Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements
August 16, 2018 – 09:36 | Comments Off on Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements
Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements

Moonchild Productions has unveiled Pale Moon 28.0 for Windows and Linux, the first major update of its Firefox-based browser since November 2016. Also available in 64-bit form, Pale Moon 28.0 features numerous changes and updates.
The …

Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome
April 18, 2018 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome
Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome

People are becoming rather wary of the security they trust, particularly after the recent bad press. With this in mind, we’ve noted that a few people are deciding to stick with Windows Defender, which is …

Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support
January 19, 2018 – 09:26 | Comments Off on Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support
Wine 3.0 released with DirectX 10 and 11 support

The Wine Project has released Wine 3.0 for Linux and Android. Wine provides Linux users with an emulated Windows API, allowing many Windows applications to be run from directly from the Linux desktop without the need …

IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11 widens security protection, including new Anti-Ransomware Engine
December 21, 2017 – 05:44 | Comments Off on IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11 widens security protection, including new Anti-Ransomware Engine
IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11 widens security protection, including new Anti-Ransomware Engine

Christmas must be just around the corner – IObit has unveiled Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11, a major new release of its flagship system security and optimisation product for Windows. It arrives around 12 months to …

Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall
October 6, 2017 – 10:45 | Comments Off on Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall
Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall

Why does anyone need a third-party firewall when Windows offers one of its own? One huge plus for switching firewalls is to provide yourself with two-way protection: the Windows Firewall only monitors inbound traffic from …

Find and control Windows 10 privacy settings with WPD
June 23, 2017 – 15:20 | Comments Off on Find and control Windows 10 privacy settings with WPD
Find and control Windows 10 privacy settings with WPD

WPD is a freeware tool for exploring, understanding and tweaking Windows 10 privacy settings.
We’ve seen many of these – we’ll bet you have, too – but the program does have some unusual extras which help …

FreeDriveC is a simpler, safer drive cleanup app
May 22, 2017 – 08:07 | Comments Off on FreeDriveC is a simpler, safer drive cleanup app
FreeDriveC is a simpler, safer drive cleanup app

As you’ll guess from the name, FreeDriveC is yet another Windows application for freeing up space on your system drive. We’ve seen more than enough of these already, and we’ll bet you have, too.
But wait– …