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KillEmAll 5.0 instantly closes everything on your Windows desktop

KillEmAll 5.0 instantly closes everything on your Windows desktop

Foolish IT has released the first beta of KillEmAll 5.0, a portable tool designed to close all non-essential applications at the click of a button.
Jan 28 2016, 5:32PM
AVG 2016 ships with new cloud detection system

AVG 2016 ships with new cloud detection system

AVG has announced updates for its consumer product range, including AVG Protection and AVG Performance. All editions of AVG AntiVirus – including AVG FREE – use new cloud detection technology to spot malware outbreaks in real time. This cloud-sourced...
Oct 16 2015, 2:40PM
ESET 9 ships with new banking and payment protection

ESET 9 ships with new banking and payment protection

ESET has released the latest editions of its consumer security tools, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9 ($39.99) and ESET Smart Security 9 ($59.99). Smart Security now includes Banking & Payment Protection, a secure and isolated browser which...
Oct 16 2015, 2:40PM
Bitdefender 2016 brings new ransomware protection

Bitdefender 2016 brings new ransomware protection

Bitdefender Labs has unveiled its 2016 consumer line, including Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2016, Bitdefender Internet Security 2016 and Bitdefender Total Security 2016.
Sep 28 2015, 3:31PM
Windows 10 Build 10162 edges towards the finish line

Windows 10 Build 10162 edges towards the finish line

Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 10 Build 10162 to the Fast ring.
Jul 6 2015, 3:00PM
Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, Windows 10-ready

Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, Windows 10-ready

Symantec has announced public betas for Norton Security 2016 and Norton Security with Backup 2016. This isn’t a major update, as the company admits, saying: “None of the changes we’ve made will be directly visible to you.” There are just a few under-the-hood changes to improve performance, while the package is now fully Windows 10-ready.
Jun 19 2015, 2:05PM
Microsoft launches Office for Android preview

Microsoft launches Office for Android preview

Microsoft has launched a preview of Office for Android smartphones. Pre-release versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available for phones running Android 4.4 or later. Functionality looks much the same as the previous tablet-oriented releases, with...
May 22 2015, 2:03PM
Xara Web Designer 11 debuts online editing

Xara Web Designer 11 debuts online editing

Xara Group has unveiled the latest generation of its WYSIWYG website builders, Web Designer 11 ($63.10) and Web Designer Premium 11 ($126.19).
May 22 2015, 2:03PM
Panda Global Protection 2016 beta now available

Panda Global Protection 2016 beta now available

Panda Security has announced the first public beta of Panda Global Protection 2016, a revamp of its comprehensive all-round security suite.
May 20 2015, 12:54PM
Review: Avast Internet Security 2015

Review: Avast Internet Security 2015

Avast is famed for its free antivirus, which the company claims “offers the most-trusted security in the world”, protecting “more than 220 million people, businesses and mobile devices”. So what more do you get if you actually pay for it?
May 15 2015, 10:26AM
Review: Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro

Review: Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro

Advanced SystemCare 8 Pro is a comprehensive suite of tools which aims to clean, optimise and generally speed up your PC. There’s plenty of competition around, but SystemCare impresses immediately with its lengthy feature list. Let's dive deeper.
May 15 2015, 10:20AM
Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Internet Security 10 released

Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Internet Security 10 released

Emsisoft has announced the release of Emsisoft Anti-Malware 10 and Emsisoft Internet Security 10. The headline news is a dramatic cut in scan times, with a typical “Malware Scan” (aka the “Smart Scan” in previous editions).
May 13 2015, 4:12PM
Outlook for Android comes out of preview

Outlook for Android comes out of preview

Microsoft has dropped the “preview” tag from its free Outlook for Android app (at last!), following a host of recent updates and improvements.
May 11 2015, 1:45PM
NovaBACKUP 17 brings installation assistance, phone/ email tech support

NovaBACKUP 17 brings installation assistance, phone/ email tech support

NovaStor has announced the release of its industrial-strength backup solution for Windows, NovaBACKUP 17. The update sees NovaStor’s remote installation service “Setup Assistance” included with the sale of every server product: a 30-minute online appointment with a product technician who will remotely install NovaBACKUP, configure it and schedule a first backup job for you.
May 11 2015, 1:45PM
Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available

Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available

Microsoft has announced the release of Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview for Windows 7 and later. The build is free for everyone to try out, no Office 365 subscription required. Although beware, there is one potential complication.
May 11 2015, 1:45PM
Arq cloud backup app debuts on Windows

Arq cloud backup app debuts on Windows

Popular Mac cloud backup app Arq is now available on Windows 7 and later. The program makes it easy to back up your chosen folders to Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive/ Nearline, Amazon S3 and Glacier.
May 11 2015, 1:45PM
Kaspersky releases CoinVault Decryptor

Kaspersky releases CoinVault Decryptor

Kaspersky Labs has released CoinVault Decryptor, a free tool which may help victims of the CoinVault ransomware to decrypt their files.
May 11 2015, 1:45PM
Microsoft Security Essentials free for small businesses from October

Microsoft Security Essentials free for small businesses from October

Microsoft have announced that it will offer its Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus package at no charge to small businesses, from next month
Sep 24 2010, 3:04PM

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