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Radmin VPN – a new virtual private network solution for PCs
Reviewed: The new online privacy tool from the makers of Radmin and Advanced IP Scanner. These days, if you’re not deploying a solid VPN when you go online, you could be tossing your privacy out the virtual window. Whether it’s a laptop, desktop, tablet, or smartphone, any traffic you... Read more
Radmin VPN launched
New virtual private network online security tool for Windows PC users.  From the authors of Radmin and Advanced IP Scanner, Radmin VPN is a free and easy-to-use software product which creates a virtual private network (VPN), creating a secure connection between computers over the Internet – as if they... Read more
Avast Free Antivirus 17.6 Review: Powerful, Reliable, Free.
We review the latest update of Avast Free Antivirus – one of the most popular online security solutions available today.  Of course Avast Free Antivrus is popular – it’s free! And for most people, that’s probably enough to recommend it on its own. But it’s also really good. And that’s not just our... Read more
IObit Uninstaller 7 Reviewed
We put the latest version of this popular system utility through its paces. There’s a lot to like about IObit Uninstaller 7, there really is. As far as effective system utilities for Windows go, IObit Uninstaller is one of the more popular ones out there. It’s fast, it’s clean, efficient,... Read more
Fotojet Collage Maker Review: Fun. Powerful. Brilliant. Fun.
Fotojet makes creating collages of your favourite photographs simple and easy, yet produces graphic design quality work with next to no effort on your part. Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that give you the most enjoyment. It’s nice when things just work the way you think you... Read more
Grammarly For Chrome: Grammar Made Easy?
Grammarly for Chrome is a free extension for Google’s Chrome browser which checks your grammar and spelling. The Grammarly extension works pretty much just like the spell checker in most Word Processors such as Word, but does it for all your online stuff instead. It works with Twitter, Facebook,... Read more
PhotoDirector 8.0.3: Worthy Cheaper Alternative to Photoshop.
Photodirector 8: cheaper than Photoshop, Elements, or Lightroom, but packs a punch under the hood. Photoshop has been the undisputed last word in photo editing for as long as I can remember. But like any king, there are any number of potential usurpers and rivals to the crown. One... Read more
TunesGo – A Real Alternative To iTunes
Managing your media files, across all your devices, just got a whole lot easier and a whole lot more manageable, with TunesGo. Traditionally anyone looking to manage all their music, video and media files across all their devices, from their laptop or their PC to their iPhone or Android device... Read more
Top 5 Music Players And Managers
Manage your audio files and optimize your music.  You buy a track here and there, and when you’re feeling fancy, maybe even a whole album. Then of course there’s so many great podcasts stream and download… And so you carry on, minding your own business, steadily amassing an enviable... Read more
Wondershare Data Recovery: Great Value Excellent Data Recovery
The safe, reliable and hugely popular data recovery software. With over 6,000,000 downloads to date, there’s 6 million reasons Wondershare Data Recovery is one of the most popular data recovery solutions available on the market today. Of course there are any number of data recovery solutions out there, so... Read more
Zoom Player Max
We review the media player aimed at both novice and power users. IMHO, one of the greatest technological advances for the casual computer user has been the ability to locate new software online, download it, customize it, and then move on to the next great new title if this... Read more
IOBit Release Driver Booster 5 beta
Features new UI and new database architecture for faster driver matching. Driver Booster 5 beta from IOBit is the latest update of its useful tool that helps keep your system up to date. It scans your system automatically after installation and provides you with a comprehensive list of your... Read more
Pale Moon browser review
The Firefox-based web browser for Microsoft Windows, Android and Linux.  Tech users have choices now, and more average consumers are taking advantage of the chance to customize their digital experiences. The days of limitations to the machines’ capabilities are pretty much gone, and assuming that atypical options are only... Read more
Top 5 Password Managers
Protect your passwords, banking details, addresses and more with these great free apps.  There’s no getting around it. Passwords are a curse of modern life. As, unfortunately, are the growing threats of hacking and cybercrime. So, it’s little wonder that password managers are growing in popularity. How they go... Read more
HTTPS Everywhere: Making Your Browsing More Secure Without Trying
We review the popular encryption browser extension. Despite what the name might suggest HTTPS Everywhere isn’t exactly everywhere, but it’s pretty close. HTTPS Everywhere is an extension available for many of the world’s major browsers, including Firefox, Opera, and Chrome that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making... Read more
Best Alternative Browsers For Privacy
Increase privacy, security and control, with these five great web browsers. Of course, all browsers can be considered ‘secure’, but there’s an ever-growing choice of specialised products that are specifically focused on the issue of user privacy, of handing back control to the user and opting out of the... Read more
Avast’s new Ransomware Shield Feature Reviewed
New layer of security added in response to growing threat. Ask any kind of cybersecurity tech expert and they will tell you pretty much the same thing: ransomware is now the top threat facing businesses. According to data collected throughout 2016, both the numbers of infections and the dollar amounts... Read more
Top 5 Alternative PDF Converters And Readers
There’s more to Portable Document Format manipulation than Adobe Acrobat. There’s no getting away from it, Adobe Acrobat is a very good piece of software. But it’s far from the only kid on the block. There are some great alternative PDF converters and readers available, that can be had... Read more