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Your Essential Guide to Windows Drivers
We’ve got everything you need to know about Windows Drivers. Most people who have spent any time working with computers will be vaguely aware of the term drivers. However, few are completely clued up on what they are, what they do, and why they’re important. It’s just one of... Read more
No October Windows 10 Update After Users’ Files Deleted
Microsoft paused rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 update due to reports of users missing data after updating. One of the best-loved–and somehow simultaneously most despised features of Windows 10–is Microsoft’s death-grip it holds over users’ computers. The ridiculous hoop-jumping required to turn off automatic updates means more than... Read more
How To Speed Up A Slow Laptop Or Computer
5 top tips to speed up your Windows system. Not too long ago, top-dollar technology started coming down in price, largely because consumers were expected to take advantage of the “planned obsolescence” that was built into the device. If you didn’t have the skillset to upgrade your memory, install... Read more
Brilliant Photo Editing Software for Windows 10
Here in 2018, we are definitely living in the age of the photograph and simple photo editing is undoubtedly a big part of the appeal. Visual social media platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat are gaining in popularity with younger generations, while more traditional ones, including Facebook and Twitter,... Read more
Is This The Best Video Editing Software for Windows?
There’s a video editor to suit everyone at FileHippo. Following on from our recent article about Great Video Editing Software For Mac To Download Today, we thought it best to craft a companion piece for all you users of Microsoft’s own operating system behemoth out there. There are probably... Read more
The Best Of The Best Antivirus Software
Don’t scrimp on security – These are the best top-of-the-range antivirus software bundles you can buy in 2018. In the kind of tech environment we live in, it’s almost unthinkable to willfully leave your network and computers vulnerable to a cyberattack. Experts report that 89% of all emails sent... Read more
Four Brilliant Pieces Of Audio Recording Software For Windows
With so many options for audio recording software out there, it’s hard to know which to choose. We’ve picked four of our favourites to help you decide. Audio recording software has many applications, ranging from the creation of new and adapted music or the collection of songs, through to... 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
What a Pane: All the Issues so far with Windows 10’s Latest Update
When is an operating system update not an update? When the new, “improved” version takes four steps backwards for each step it’s supposed to advance. This seems to be the case so far with the latest update to Microsoft’s Windows 10. As well as being good for the soul,... 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
Windows 10 Is Forcing Users To Edge
Even If It Isn’t Their Default Browser Even if it isn’t their default browser. Microsoft looks for ‘feedback’ regarding new change that will open all email links in the much maligned Edge Browsers, regardless of users personal choice. Microsoft has revealed that it’s to trial another attempt to get... Read more
MAC vs PC – Which Is Right For You?
Each camp provokes fierce loyalty and arguements in equal measure. We weigh up the pros and cons of each to help you decide which tribe you are. It’s a debate that’s been raging for years. But the answer to which is better out of Apple’s Mac computers or Microsoft’s... Read more
Bill Gates Chooses Android Over Windows and iPhone
World’s richest main confesses personal cellphone choice. Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft and the man behind Windows has admitted that he no longer uses a Windows phone and has chosen Android over Apple when it comes to his choice of mobile phone. Gates broke the news, albeit somewhat... 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
System Mechanic – The Essential PC Performance Package
We review iolo Technology’s PC tune-up software. If your PC isn’t running like it used to, it might be time for a tune-up. Unlike your car, though, iolo has a DIY tool for the more experienced user that will let you optimize your booting and application speeds, thwart some... Read more
Record your PC desktop with Gom Cam
Reviewed: the desktop video capture software packed with useful features. Gom Cam is a nifty piece of software that allows you to record your PC screen exactly as it appears, well… on your screen. Gom Cam can also record all the audio outputs from you PC or laptop, making it the... Read more