Firefox Quantum 60 released, improves Firefox Home page and boosts camera security

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/09/firefox-quantum-60-released-improves-firefox-home-page-and-boosts-camera-security/ Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 60.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 60.0 and Firefox ESR 60.0. The new version adds an Enterprise-friendly policy engine for customizing Firefox … Read more

Spybot — Search & Destroy 2.7 adds new Start Center screen, improves malware search

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/05/04/spybot-search-destroy-2-7-adds-new-start-center-screen-improves-malware-search/ Irish security developer Safer Networking has released Spybot — Search & Destroy 2.7, a new version of its Windows free and paid-for anti-malware tool. The major new feature in … Read more

Opera launches (another) mobile app — Opera Touch 1.0 links in with Opera desktop browser

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/25/opera-launches-another-mobile-app-opera-touch-1-0-links-in-with-opera-desktop-browser/ Opera Software has launched Opera Touch 1.0 a mobile app for Android (with iOS due to follow shortly). It joins existing mobile apps Opera and Opera Mini. The new … Read more

Mailstore Home 11 offers more robust protection for your email, speeds up archive searches

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/19/mailstore-home-11-offers-more-robust-protection-for-your-email-speeds-up-archive-searches/ German email back-up company MailStore Software GmbH has released MailStore Home 11.0 for PCs running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. The tool makes it easy to create archives and … Read more

Handbrake 1.1.0 revamps user interface, adds Vimeo, YouTube and 4K presets

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/10/handbrake-revamp/ Popular cross-platform, open-source video transcoder Handbrake 1.1.0 has been released, and despite the version number increment is actually a major update. Handbrake allows users to convert video from a wide variety … Read more

1Password 7 Beta for Mac and Windows reveals major facelift, lots of new and improved features

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/04/1password-beta-mac-windows/ AgileBits has released beta versions of its upcoming 1Password 7.0 Beta for Mac and 1Password 7.0 Beta for Windows clients. 1Password offers secure form-filling and password management tools and is also available on iOS and Android. … Read more

Universal Media Server 7 adds Movies and TV Show library options, improves scanning performance

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/27/universal-media-server-7-adds-movies-and-tv-show-library-options-improves-scanning-performance/ The Universal Media Server Project has released Universal Media Server 7.0.0, a major new release of its open-source, cross-platform media server for Windows, Mac and Linux computers. The server, … Read more

Opera 52 launches faster ad-blocking tool, adds support for multiple tab selection

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/22/opera-52-launches-faster-ad-blocking-tool-adds-support-for-multiple-tab-selection/ Opera Software has released Opera 52.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. The main highlight in this new release is the unveiling of … Read more

Google Web Designer 3.0 makes HTML 5 web content easy to build across multiple devices and platforms

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/15/google-web-designer-3/ Google has released Google Web Designer 3.0 Beta, its HTML5 content-producing tool for Windows, Mac and Linux. Although targeted primarily at advertisers, the tool can be adapted for other content … Read more

Firefox Quantum 59 boosts page loading times, adds options for blocking intrusive website requests

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/firefox-quantum-59-boosts-page-loading-times-adds-options-for-blocking-intrusive-website-requests/ Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 59.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 59.0 rolling out imminently. The new version continues to refine performance with the promise of faster … Read more

PDF Shaper 8.2 improves text detection and extraction, supports system fonts and more

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/09/pdf-shaper-8-2-improves-text-detection-and-extraction-supports-system-fonts-and-more/ Burnaware Technologies has released PDF Shaper Free 8.2, a major update to its freeware PDF toolkit for Windows users. PDF Shaper provides a series of tools for managing and … Read more

BleachBit 2.0 adds drag-and-drop file shredding to open-source disk cleaning tool

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/28/bleachbit-2-0-adds-drag-and-drop-file-shredding-to-open-source-disk-cleaning-tool/ Open-source cleaning tool BleachBit 2.0 has been released for Windows and Linux, along with BleachBit 2.0 Portable for Windows. The update — the first in over two years — … Read more

TunnelBear 3.2 improves and refines its VPN service, rebuilds VigilantBear component

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/14/tunnelbear-3-2-improves-and-refines-its-vpn-service-rebuilds-vigilantbear-component/ Canadian VPN provider TunnelBear Inc has released TunnelBear 3.2 for Windows. TunnelBear, also available on Mac, provides users with both free (500MB/month) and paid-for VPN plans. Version 3.2 features … Read more

Opera 51 unveils better Windows performance, host of functional tweaks

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/07/opera-51-unveils-better-windows-performance-host-of-functional-tweaks/ Just one month after its previous update, Opera Software has unveiled Opera 51.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux. There’s no let up … Read more

BurnAware 11 Free unveils ISO unpacker tool, HD audio support

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/02/burnaware-11-free-unveils-iso-unpacker-tool-hd-audio-support/ Burnaware Technologies has released BurnAware 11.0 Free, BurnAware 11.0 Premium and BurnAware 11.0 Professional, the latest builds of its free and paid-for disc burning products for Windows. Version 11’s new … Read more

LibreOffice 6 unveils OpenPGP support, ePUB filter and many more new features

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/31/libreoffice-6-unveils-openpgp-support-epub-filter-and-many-more-new-features/ The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 6.0 64-bit and LibreOffice 6.0 32-bit, a major new release of its open-source office suite for Windows, Mac and Linux. LibreOffice 6.0 adds … Read more

Firefox Quantum 58 builds on performance gains, improves screenshots tool

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/23/firefox-quantum-58-builds-on-performance-gains-improves-screenshots-tool/ Mozilla is rolling out Firefox Quantum 58.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 58.0. It arrives over two months after the landmark release of Firefox Quantum 57.0. The … Read more

Paint.NET unveils Dark Theme support in Windows 10, implements High DPI improvements

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/10/paint-net-unveils-dark-theme-support-in-windows-10-implements-high-dpi-improvements/ dotPDN LLC has unveiled Paint.NET 4.0.20, the latest version of its popular — and powerful — free image editor for Windows PCs. Version 4.0.20 introduces Dark Theme support, so … Read more

How to check for the Meltdown vulnerability with the Intel-SA-00086 Detection Tool

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/09/how-to-check-for-the-meltdown-vulnerability-with-the-intel-sa-00086-detection-tool/ Intel has released a new version of the Intel-SA-00086 Detection Tool, which is designed to alert users to the existence of a vulnerability in their Intel processors. The end … Read more

IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11 widens security protection, including new Anti-Ransomware Engine

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/21/iobit-advanced-systemcare-ultimate-11-widens-security-protection-including-new-anti-ransomware-engine/ Christmas must be just around the corner — IObit has unveiled Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 11, a major new release of its flagship system security and optimization product for Windows. … Read more

GlassWire 2.0 unveils major redesign, adds more network monitoring and protection tools

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/14/glasswire-2-0-unveils-major-redesign-adds-more-network-monitoring-and-protection-tools/ SecureMix LLC has released GlassWire 2.0.78, a major update of its security network monitoring and Windows Firewall control tool. The app, which comes in free and paid-for versions, unveils … Read more

Ghostery 8 introduces behavioral protection against trackers and intrusive ads

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/06/ghostery-8-introduces-behavioral-protection-against-trackers-and-intrusive-ads/ Cliqz has released Ghostery 8.0 for Chrome, as well as updates for Firefox and Opera users. The extension provides protection against tracking technologies and intrusive ads to boost browser … Read more