FileHippo News

The latest software and tech news

Two New Updates Make File Comparison Simple
Two new updates have been released on FileHippo for software that makes comparing files, folders, or even whole drives easy and seamless. Both products offer a powerful search and compare feature, while containing two different styles of user interfaces to choose from.   The first is Beyond Compare, an... Read more
ToDoList Updates To Version 7.0
In keeping with our “get organized” theme, another great organizational tool released an update today, and that’s ToDoList. Be warned: if you’re looking for a cute app for your even cuter phone, one that lets you insert emojis and change your background to a stock crowd shot from Coachella,... Read more
How Wunderlist’s Update Can Make Back To School Easy
For every parent who claims to celebrate when the bus doors shut, carrying their kids off to another school year, there are more parents who dread the start of another school year. Besides the back to school shopping and the mad rush to purchase supplies, it means another year... Read more
GeoGebra Gets An Update In Time For Back To School
There is more pressure than ever for students to perform at their academic best, even in high school or middle school. With academic tracking at work, students who don’t achieve high marks at twelve and thirteen years old can find themselves lost when it comes to upper level courses... Read more
Kindle For PC Gets A New Release
Whether you like the company or not, there’s no question that Amazon has reshaped the face of reading, of publishing, and even of retail commerce. A number of “revolutions” have been attributed to the company, including the self-publishing movement, the state of small businessmen who are now able to... Read more
LogMeIn Hamachi Gets An Update On FileHippo
The data security and privacy sector has been promoting the benefits of a VPN for everyone from companies with proprietary content to grandmas who are playing around on Facebook. In light of the constant news of data breaches, hacking events, and yes, even governments spying on their own citizens’... Read more
Quip Desktop App Released For Mac And Windows
Recently Quip announced a new Mac and Windows version of its collaboration-friendly  messaging, spreadsheet, and word processing application. Until now, the app has only been available via Quip’s website and on Android and iOS. Users have been asking for a desktop app for a while now and the company has... Read more
New Updates Help Manage And Protect Your Content
The team at FileHippo works to bring tech users the latest new software releases and important updates for existing titles, and this week’s releases are no exception. The developers of the following long-standing favorites have both issued updates to make their programs run even better while managing and protecting... Read more
New File Sharing Site Keybase Promises Better Security Than Dropbox
Everybody should make an effort to better protect themselves (and their information) on a daily basis. Use two-factor authentication. Encrypt emails. Make sure any of the software you download hasn’t been messed with. But it’s such a headache to do all this on the reg. Enter Keybase, a new... Read more
SpiderOak Gets An Update, Keeps Same Level Of Privacy
Data privacy and information security have been big news for quite some time, even before Edward Snowden made consumers aware that their cell phone records were being handed over to the government without warrants. But government access, hacking events, and data breaches seem to have done very little to... Read more
New Features For Microsoft’s Wunderlist Announced
Wunderlist, the popular task management tool recently acquired by Microsoft, announced last week that they had some nifty new features in the works. As of last month, Wunderlist boasted over 13 million users. But back to those new features, for starters, now you can mention a date when typing... Read more
BitTorrent Shoot Makes Big Batch Media Sharing Easier
BitTorrent’s new mobile application, BitTorrent Shoot, makes big batch photo and video sharing easy as pie – even when you want to share between Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. The biggest advantage of the app, beyond its cross-platform support, is that it leverages BitTorrent’s Sync Technology to move... Read more
Two New Productivity Updates On FileHippo
With all the great software available–and let’s face it, with so many places to download software online–it can be hard to know which titles and which sites to trust. Fortunately, FileHippo offers some of the best titles available, all straight from the developers themselves. And with the daily release... Read more
Four Major IFTTT Updates Released
IFTTT is well-known far and wide for their automated tasking applications and  services, but they’re consistent with more than just internet recipes. The popular developer has recently updated all of their apps in the Google Play Store and the App Store, so prepare for a lot of notifications the... Read more
Dropbox Releases Refreshing New Android App
This week, Dropbox released a refreshing new version of its Android app. The all new Dropbox 3.0 can be downloaded from Google Play. If you don’t see it in your Play store yet, don’t worry, the company said it’s “rolling out over the next few days.” The app has... Read more
BlueStacks App Player Takes Your Mobile Apps To Your PC
Are you a Candy Crushaholic? Can’t get enough of Ruzzle Adventure or Farm Heroes Saga? Join the club. But are you also tired of draining your battery or trying to activate the controls on the tiny touchscreen? Then you’d probably like to play those same addictive games (or use... Read more
Differential Backups Come To Macrium Reflect Free
Backing up your PC is always a good idea. It’s the ideal way to protect your important files from data issues, hardware failure, and  virus attacks. If you use a simple file-based backup system, it’ll be quick, but mostly because you’ll be leaving a lot behind: browser favorites, contacts,... Read more
GeoGebra Means No Excuses For Not Studying Maths This Summer
There are lots of summer bridging activities that promise basic remediation and skill building over the holiday months, but very few of them combine as many maths courses as GeoGebra. And thanks to its recent update, the software offers even more for students, especially since it includes statistics, graphing... Read more