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Opera’s most recent stable version is the 11.61 and the next one will be version 12.00 (a.k.a. Opera Next). For those who can’t wait (or don’t want to wait) for the public release of Opera 12, Opera has has resealed an alpha preview that can be installed side by [...]Read More »
Mozilla is chugging away at them Firefox updates, officially releasing Firefox 11 today. Most of the changes, once again, deal with back-end and developer issues rather than end-user facing features. The most significant change for the end-user is the ability to sync add-ons across multiple computers for anyone that uses [...]Read More »
avast!, a popular security solution best known for its excellent free anti-virus, has recently released a new v7 — and it brings juicy changes:
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Does it feel like you just updated to Firefox 8? That is because you literally did just update to Firefox 8. But hey, Mozilla has a rapid release cycle schedule to meet. Who cares if these rapid updates are bloody annoying. Here comes Firefox 9.
Firefox 9 doesn’t contain [...]Read More »
Last year in August I wrote about CCEnhancer (it was known as CCleaner Enhancer back then before Piriform made the developer change the name), a simple program that enhances CCleaner (yes, pun intended) by adding cleaning support for hundreds of programs. When I wrote about CCEnhancer last year it added [...]Read More »
Adblock Plus is the most popular adblocking add-on around. dotTech recommends it and I am sure many dotTechies (including myself) use it. Indeed in the day and age where some websites have more ads than content, Adblock Plus is one of the best add-ons available. So, then, when the latest [...]Read More »
Are you a TeamViewer fan? Me and you both, brotha’ (or sista’). If you are a TeamViewer user, you will be glad to hear TeamViewer has announced TeamViewer 7 [for Windows -- Mac and Linux versions are expected in 2012] which brings with it new features and all-around performance improvements.[...]Read More »
Are you using Firefox? Itching to update to the latest version? It is time to satisfy that itch. Staying true to their quick-release cycle pledge, Mozilla has released Firefox 8. And if you are an early bird, you can manually download and update now from Mozilla’s FTP repository (see links [...]Read More »
On PC Opera arguably has one of the most underestimated browsers. On mobile platforms, however, Opera browsers flourish. With excellent useability and handy features – such as Opera Turbo – Opera is as an excellent choice of alternative browser for those who don’t like the built-in browsers that come with [...]Read More »
Over two years ago I wrote about MailStore Home, an excellent free program that allows users to easily backup e-mails from many different providers/sources (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Thunderbird, POP3/IMAP inboxes, etc.). Recently MailStore Home has been updated to v5, which brings a few handy changes.
The most important improvement [...]Read More »
Firefox 4. It’s finally here. If you’ve been wanting to see more from your browser, you’ve got no more time to waste, because Mozilla has been working non-stop for the last year for today. What’s new in Firefox 4? Where to start? From new locations for the user interface to [...]Read More »
Reviewed by dotTech, and used by many, Microsoft Security Essentials is a terrific product created by Microsoft to help address the ever growing malware issue. Being fairly new, until yesterday MSE was only v1; now, Microsoft has released v2 of MSE, adding few features and making improvements.
Although Microsoft seems [...]Read More »
Recall Partition Wizard, a partition management tool talked about on dotTech in the past? Well the developer of Partition Wizard – MT Solution (which, by the way, claims to be based in Canada but past-experience with them makes me suspect me they really are a Chinese company Update: My [...]Read More »
Nero is popular for their feature filled, yet expensive, burning software. Well today Nero has released a stripped down free version of Nero 9:
To be honest, sure this may look like Nero is being generous finally offering a free version of their software, but, and I am being very [...]Read More »