NetSurf 3.4 Review

Netsurf Browser Review

Netsurf browser review – After getting frustrated with Firefox, Mike Saunders needs a fast, light web browser. Web Platforms Linux, Unix, RISC OS, Haiku, Amigaos, Atari License GPL v2 JavaScript support may be disabled when you first start NetSurf -to enable it, go to Edit > Preferences and the Content tab. Firefox has always been … Read more

Magix Video Sound Cleaning Lab Review

Improve your video productions with this handy tool I think it’s fair to say that the video quality output from modern video cameras is excellent, particularly if you have one of the new 4K variety. However, the same cannot be said for the sound quality, which hasn’t changed much in the last five years. Unless … Read more

FileFriend Review

Filefriend Review What you need: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1 or 10 The download page may look alarming (there’s hardly anything on it), but this free, portable tool – now updated to work in Windows 10 – is actually very sophisticated. FileFriend lets you encrypt and password-protect any file or folder on your PC – very … Read more

Auslogics BoostSpeed Review

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Auslogics tune-up tool aims to boost performance and stability. Roland Waddilove takes it for a test drive Auslogics BoostSpeed is a speedup and cleanup tool for Windows that’s packed with features ideal for anyone unhappy with the performance of their PC. It has already been updated twice this year, and this latest version was released … Read more

The evolution of iPhone and iOS


An exciting past, present and future. THE DEVICE THAT TRANSFORMED PERSONAL COMMUNICATION – AND WHAT’S NEXT Where were you when the late Steve Jobs stepped onto the stage of the Moscone Center in San Francisco in January 2007 to debut the very first iPhone, one of the true consumer technology game-changers of recent times? Wherever … Read more

Gears Of War 4: From The Ashes

For over 15 years, the world of Sera was on fire. After a previously unknown species of sentient creatures – called the Locust – erupted from the ground, the world exploded in a war that dressed the planet in rubble. The Locust were eventually eradicated, but the war exacted a heavy toll. Nearly 25 years … Read more


Cyberlink Photo Director 7 Ultra Review

Not just a ‘me too’ program, the latest PhotoDirector 7 Ultra edition adds a crucial new component – layers The lines of distinction have become increasingly blurred, when comparing Cyberlink’s PhotoDirector program with Adobe Lightroom. There are stark similarities in the interface and feature set. Separate workspaces are available from tabs along the top of … Read more

Magix Fastcut 2016 Review

Make more of your action video clips with the new Magix Fastcut Magix Fastcut 2016 Review – Just over a year ago Magix introduced Fastcut, a video editor designed specifically for editing footage from the fast expanding range of action cameras like the GoPro. It was basically an editor for people who didn’t want to get … Read more


Use ANDROID without GOOGLE – If you’re not happy about Google accessing you personal information, you can simply remove the search giant’s influence from your Android device. Wayne Williams explains the alternatives Use other app stores Google Play is by far the most popular Android app store, but it’s not the only one. Amazon has its … Read more

QEMU Manager Review


  All about virtualisation Virtualisation is one of the most exciting projects to come out of the modern-day computing world. As most of us have a PC, we can successfully run a variety of different operating systems from within the comfort of our favourite desktop. Whether it’s a Windows host, running the latest Ubuntu or … Read more

How To Build An Emergency USB

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When Windows won’t work and your PC won’t boot, what do you do? You use an emergency boot disk, that’s what There are few moments in your time using a PC that are as panic inducing as being unable to boot into Windows. The thought that all your data, programs and other content is potentially … Read more

Emsisoft Anti-Malware 11 Review

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If you are looking for a new antivirus program, this one should be on your shortlist. Roland Waddilove checks out the latest version Emsisoft Anti-Malware is a lightweight antivirus program for people that do not need a full security suite with all the bells and whistles. It provides a basic level of protection against viruses, … Read more