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Top 10 Best Free Media Players
Enjoy music, movies, TV shows and streaming, like never before. Yes, your PC or Mac has a built-in media player, but there are a whole lot of alternative free media players out there that will take your enjoyment to the next level. The right media player helps you enjoy... Read more
Top 5 Productivity Apps
The best software to help you be more productive. With winter finally behind us and the promise of summer in the air, it’s the perfect time to ‘Spring clean’ your life, kick start those projects and be more productive… finally! To help you take the first steps towards being more effective... Read more
Best Free Data Recovery Software
Lost or deleted files or data? You need our Top 5 free file recovery tools. Whether it’s due to a virus, hardware failure, or just good old human error, it’s all too easy to lose vital files. That critical report you’ve got to deliver tomorrow; the huge end of year... Read more
Top 5 Best Free Programs To Speed Up Your PC
Tune up your Windows PC with these five great system optimization programs. You buy your new PC and the love affair begins… It’s so fast! With so much memory! This relationship will never go bad! But alas, over time, the shine wears off and your amazing new super-computer starts to slow down.... Read more
Top 5 Alternative Browsers
For many, the web browsers pre-loaded onto our PCs and Macs are perfectly fine. They do everything we need, and after all, they’re the ones recommended by the manufacturers, right? Well, an increasing number of users are turning their backs on the pre-installed choices of Microsoft and Apple, instead... Read more
Top 5 Award Winning Antivirus
Antivirus software. We all know we should have it, right? But there’s a mind-boggling choice available and it’s hard to know what features you really need. So we’ve put together our Top 5 award-wining antivirus to help you pick the right one for you. There’s a mix of free... Read more
Word From Our Editor: The Best Free Photo Editing Software
It’s that time of year when we fill our memory cards up with a gazillion photos of festive fun and New Years’ antics. So what better time to take a look at some great free photo editing software? Whether it’s pics of your loved ones opening their presents; of... Read more
5 Software Titles You Should Have Been Using In 2015
Everybody loves “free.” They love things that make our lives easier. And most people even love software. So what’s better than free software that makes our lives easier? Chocolate! No wait. Free productivity software! Here’s a look at some personal favorites when it comes to free, freemium, or dirt-cheap... Read more
My top 5 Free Software titles of 2015
It’s been a good year for Free Software, and I knows that I do like me some good free software. This year, like every year at FileHippo we’ve done our best to bring you, the people of internet the best free software available. I’ll be honest with you, I... Read more
The Top Business Apps You Need For Your Phone and Tablet
Thanks to smartphones and tablets, the working world is no longer restricted to the office desk and instead is available at the touch of a button. These brilliant business apps will get the job done, whatever your business needs and ensure you keep things running smoothly 24/7.   Read more
The Best New Must-Have iOS Apps
So now that we know the iPhone and iPhone 6 Plus are official, you’re going to need some cool new apps for your cool new phone! Here is our pick of the best new  iOS apps. Read more
The Best Free System Utilities
Everything needs a good clean up from time to time and your PC is no different but finding genuine, free system utilities can be tricky. So we’ve put together a small collection of what we think are the best system utilities that promise to clean up your computer and... Read more
The Top Five Browsers For Android
Browsers are a huge part of our lives and are a daily feature, so you want to make sure that you are using the best one to suit your mobile browser needs. So let’s take a look at some of the best ones out there available on Android, who... Read more
The Best Alternative Browsers
We recently discovered what you, the TechBeat readers, prefer to use when it comes to browsers, however we noticed that some of you commented on how you have chosen alternative browsers over the mainstream ones like Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. So if you are looking for a change... Read more
The Top Free Firefox Add-Ons You Should Have
In our recent poll to discover the most popular browser Firefox won hands down, bagging a whopping 50 percent of the votes. Apart from being fast and secure, Firefox has a plethora of add-ons, allowing you to install a huge variety of plug-ins. Here is a selection of add-ons... Read more
The Best Chrome Extensions
In our recent poll to discover the most popular browser, Google Chrome ranked second in the results. Perhaps one of the reasons for its popularity is down to the plethora of extensions available that are designed to enrich the user experience. We’ve picked out just a small handful of... Read more
Which Browser is The Best? – Poll Results
Thanks to everyone who voted for their favourite internet browser in our recent poll! The results were really interesting and we appreciated you telling us why you voted the way you did. After reading through all the comments it became very clear what is important to users when deciding... Read more
[Readers Poll] Which Browser is the Best?
While it is generally accepted that Google Chrome has taken the dominant position in the global browser market, it’s still amazing to see just how big the discrepancies between websites that record user browser preference are. So for example, if you head to Netmarket Share, it tells you that... Read more