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A dark mode is coming to Google Chrome on desktop
Every app these days seems to have a new dark mode or one in development. This is due in part to the appearance a slick black background can give but also due to recent research from Google that shows darker colors use up less battery power on devices with... Read more
New Google Chrome Global Media Controls will give you better control over audio and video playing in open tabs
Google uses its Chrome Canary build to give developers and more advanced web users an early look at experimental features it is working on for Chrome. The build can be unstable, but it offers a unique insight into the future features we’re likely to see added to Google’s main... Read more
Chrome is tracking you to an absurd degree
Cookies make the web a little easier. If you’ve previously visited a site, it can make the return visit a little smoother. But some of those cookies can be more invasive than we’d like. According to a recent Washington Post article, just one week of desktop surfing generated more... Read more
How to use Autopilot to automate customer communications
In some ways, the digital landscape in which businesses operate these days has made life simpler. But in many other cases, things have gotten more complicated. Take customer communications for instance. The phone and snail mail used to be about the extent of things when it came to interacting... Read more
5 great Google Chrome extensions to personalize your browser
More than half of all internet surfing is done through Google’s Chrome web browser, making it far and away the most popular way get online. It makes sense then that Chrome offers a vast array of extensions — small apps that can help you do everything from capturing photos,... Read more
Remote Device Access Redefined with TeamViewer 14 | AD
Searching for a way to get quick, easy and secure access to your system and files no matter where you are in the world? We may have your answer… TeamViewer 14! When TeamViewer 14 was launched it was described as the new standard for remote control and support. It’s... Read more
What is Cloud Storage Software?
For many people this type of software is absolutely priceless! Here we will explain why cloud storage software is so popular, and also give some top recommendations! Essentially, finding the best cloud storage software can be a complete game changer. It takes away A LOT of stress when it... Read more
The Best Mac Software To Get Organised In 2019
The New Year is the perfect time to organise your life – and your Mac. Resolutions are made, healthy habits begin, but have you thought about rejuvenating your Mac? Here is some of the best Mac software to help get you organised in the new year.  Unless you were... Read more
Recoverit: Reliable Data Recovery Software By Wondershare | Ad
Recoverit is amazing free data recovery software for Windows that boasts a 96% recovery rate! Quite simply, Recoverit retrieves your data from all data loss scenarios including emptied recycle bin, accidental deletion, disk formatting, partition loss, external device corruption, virus attack, system crash, bootable problems, you name it! Wondershare... Read more
How to Convert Video to MP3 For Free
For lovers of soundtracks and sound effects, here are some free downloads of MP3 converter software for PC or Mac, to enable you to convert video to MP3 audio Among the more consistently popular free downloads of software for PC or Mac is the MP3 converter – a utility... Read more
IObit Uninstaller: Remove Unwanted Software Fast!
Any Software, Uninstalled Completely, In Seconds. What’s not to like? The standard Add/Remove uninstaller that comes with Windows is a decent enough little tool from Microsoft, that for the most part does it’s job, but let’s face it, it’s not great. More often than not it leaves trace elements... Read more
Six Of The Best MP3 Converters You Can Download for Free
There’s a huge range of free MP3 converter software available for download. Here’s our take on six of the very best. Keeping up with various file extension types can be a headache. However, with MP3 converter software you can do your best to make sure your media is always... Read more
Speed Up Your Downloads With Internet Download Manager
Internet Download Manager is a brilliant bit of software with loads of features… …but it’s let down by the fact that after 30 days users have to pay utilize all the features. But that shouldn’t put you off trying it – here’s why. Despite its name, you will not... Read more
Skype Now Easier To Install On Linux Desktop
Canonical and Microsoft co-operation lets users install Skype in a Snap. At last! Skype is now available as a snap on Linux desktop. The news means that it’s now easier than ever to install the popular video calling tools in most popular versions of Linux such as Ubuntu and Linux... Read more
Manage Your PC, Mobile Devices, Apps And More With Ellp
We review Ellp – the PC assistant that automates your daily tasks, keeps your PC running smoothly, and helps you get organized. Smart devices aren’t very “smart” if you spend too much time checking up on them to make sure they’re doing all the things you need done. That’s... Read more
Backup4all Professional, the award-winning backup software
We review Backup4all Professional – an award-winning backup program for Windows that has been installed and used on the International Space Station! One of the most significant cybersecurity threats right now is ransomware, namely because it’s fairly easy to pull off (or at least trick the victim into thinking... Read more
Nox App Player: Free, And One Of The Best Android Emulators Around
Nox App Player is a free Android operating system emulator that lets you run the Android operating system you use on your smartphone or tablet on your PC or Mac. Of all the Android emulators we’ve tried over the years, (and there’s been quite a few) Nox is by... Read more
EaseUS MobiMover Free 3.0 for iPhone: Simple, Effective, Intuitive, Free
Effortlessly transfer photos, music, videos and more from your computer to your iPhone or iPad with EaseUS MobiMover Free. EaseUS MobiMover Free is a professional iPhone manager, that also doubles as a data transfer tool giving allowing you to export photos, music, videos, contacts, notes and Safari bookmarks, with... Read more