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Download of the Day: Hamachi 2.1.0.124

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Our Download of the Day today is Hamachi 2.1.0.124.

 

LogMeIn Hamachi is a VPN service that easily sets up in 10 minutes, and enables secure remote access to your business network, anywhere there's an Internet connection.

 

It works with your existing firewall, and requires no additional configuration. Hamachi is the first networking application to deliver an unprecedented level of direct peer-to-peer connectivity. It is simple, secure, and cost-effective.

 

Advantages of LogMeIn Hamachi:

 

• LAN over the Internet - Arrange multiple computers into their own secure network, just as if they were connected by a physical cable.

• Files and Network Drives - Access critical files and network drives.

• Zero-configuration - Works without having to adjust a firewall or router.

• Security - Industry leading encryption and authentication.

• Cost Effective - Free for non-commercial use.

 

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AMD Catalyst 11.8 delivers performance increases as usual, Black Ops sees 20% increase in performance

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AMD's Catalyst 11.8 drivers have had the WHQL nod of approval and performance-wise, we're seeing a decent improvement for HD 5000 and HD 6000-series owners. With a 10% boost in performance when playing Crysis 2 in DirectX 11 with anti-aliasing enabled and disabled. FEAR 3 receives up to 8% more fps with DX11 and AA enabled, 20% for Black Ops with both single and multi-GPU setups and up to as much as 30% more when AMD's morphological anti-aliasing (MLAA) is enabled through the CCC.

 

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Catalyst 11.8 also includes an update to AMD Overdrive that includes both CPU and GPU overclocking controlers in the Vision Control Center (CPU overclocking is limited to Black Edition chips). Over 12 bug fixes, many of those used to cause BSODs, black screens and video corruption in various applications and games including 3DMark 11, StarCraft 2 and FEAR 3.

Download of the Day: iMesh 11.0

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Our Download of the Day today is iMesh 11.0.

 

iMesh is a media and file sharing client with online social network features, available in 9 languages. iMesh operates the first "RIAA-approved" P2P service, allowing users residing in United States and Canada to download music content of choice for a monthly fee in the form of either a Premium subscription or a "ToGo" subscription. A third option is also available for users (residing in either country) to permanently purchase tracks for $0.99 each, without a subscription.

 

In addition to the paid content, iMesh allows all users (regardless of origin country) access to "non-copyrighted" music and video files. A legalized ringtone download service is also available, allowing users to purchase songs for use as cellphone ringtones.

 

iMesh was the first company to introduce "swarming" - the ability to download one file from multiple sources, increasing download speed. iMesh was also the first company to introduce a working 'resume' feature, allowing users to pause downloads and resume them at a later time.

 

The company behind iMesh is also the same company behind BearShare under their MusicLab subsidiary.

 

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Download of the Day: Miranda 0.9.27

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Our Download of the Day today is Miranda 0.9.27.

 

Miranda IM is a multi-protocol instant messenger client for Windows. Miranda IM uses very little memory and is extremely fast. It requires no installation and can be fitted on a single floppy disc. Its powerful plugin system makes Miranda IM very flexible. Only the most basic features are built in, but there are currently more than 350 free plugins available for download that allows users to extend the functionality of Miranda IM.

 

Available Protocols are:

 

• AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)

• Gadu-Gadu

• IAX (Inter-Asterisk Exchange)

• ICQ

• IRC (Internet Relay Chat)

• Jabber

• MSN

• Netsend

• Tlen

• Yahoo

• And more...

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 0.9.27

 

# Bugfixes:

 

- Fixed time display when Disable Automatic daylight correction checkbox in Windows is cleared

- Fixed show time different from current time

- Fixed pressing button with space

- Fixed utf8 langpacks and ansi translations

- Fixed error notifications when protocols are offline

- MSN: Fixed connectivity issues

 

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Download of the Day: Miro 4.0.3

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Our Download of the Day today is Miro 4.0.3.

 

Miro is a free HD video player. It can play almost any video file and offers over 6,000 free internet TV shows and video podcasts.

 

Miro has a simple, gorgeous interface designed for fullscreen HD video. Since Miro downloads most videos, you can take your shows with you, even on an airplane. Quite simply, Miro is a better way to watch all the video you care about.

 

Unlike your browser, Miro's built for HD. The built-in Miro Guide connects you to thousands of free High Definition video shows. Miro downloads video fast and stores it on your local computer for a level of quality that is often impossible on streaming video websites (even the ones that call themselves 'HD').

 

Can't open a video? Now you can, with Miro. Miro can play virtually any type of video file - Quicktime, WMV, MPEG, AVI, XVID, and more.

 

When it comes to video podcasts, Miro goes far beyond iTunes by letting you subscribe to BitTorrent RSS feeds, with one of the fastest torrent downloaders in the world. Miro makes BitTorrent RSS dead simple-- when a new episode is available, it will download automatically and be ready to watch.

 

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Download of the Day: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 12.0.0.374

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Our Download of the Day today is Kaspersky Anti-Virus 12.0.0.374.

 

Kaspersky anti-virus protects you from the Phishing and Malware sites that you wouldn't otherwise know were attempting to steal from you.

 

At the same time, the Kaspersky Security Network allows your computer to report when it discovers a threat that hasn't been seen before. All 250 million Kaspersky users benefit from our combined knowledge!

 

Kaspersky features include:

 

• Protects from viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, adware

• Scans files, email, and internet traffic

• Protects Instant Messengers

• Protects From Unknown Threats

• Analyzes and closes Internet Explorer vulnerabilities

• Disables links to malware sites / phishing sites

• Global Threat Monitoring (Kaspersky Security Network)

• Blocks all types of keyloggers

• Automatic Database Updates

• Free Technical Support

 

Note: This is a 30-day commercial trial.

 

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Download of the Day: Google Chrome 14.0.835.29 Beta

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Our Download of the Day today is Google Chrome 14.0.835.29 Beta.

 

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

 

One box for everything

 

Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.

 

Thumbnails of your top sites

 

Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.

 

Incognito mode

 

Don't want pages you visit to show up in your web history? Choose incognito mode for private browsing.

 

Safe browsing

 

Google Chrome warns you if you're about to visit a suspected phishing, malware or otherwise unsafe website.

 

For information about alpha and developer builds, check out the Chrome dev channel here.

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 14.0.835.29 Beta

 

* This release contains fixes for a number of issues, along with increased stability on Mac OS X Lion.

 

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NVIDIA ForceWare 280.26 WHQL drivers released

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NVIDIA have just released the first major WHQL approved software suite for August, designed for all GeForce cards from the 6-series up as well as the ION platform.

 

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The new 280.26 drivers include updated builds of the Physx system software (v9.10.0514) and HDMI audio drivers (v1.2.23.3) as well as implementing support for SLI on AMD's 990FX, 990X and 970 desktop chipsets (on certified boards).

 

One of the biggest changes however is in relation to the 3D Vision component, with its controller driver now included in all GPU driver installations. 3D Vision Monitor support has been extended to include some of the latest compatible monitors, including the ViewSonic V3D245 as well as 3D Vision compatible projectors including the Acer X111, BenQ W710ST and NEC NP-V300W.

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Download of the Day: Foobar2000 1.1.8 beta 4

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Our Download of the Day today is Foobar2000 1.1.8 beta 4.

 

foobar2000 is an advanced freeware audio player for the Windows platform. Some of the basic features include full unicode support, ReplayGain support and native support for several popular audio formats.

 

Main features:

 

• Supported audio formats: MP3, MP4, AAC, CD Audio, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, AIFF, Musepack, Speex, AU, SND... and more with additional components.

• Gapless playback.

• Full unicode support.

• Easily customizable user interface layout.

• Advanced tagging capabilities.

• Support for ripping Audio CDs as well as transcoding all supported audio formats using the Converter component.

• Full ReplayGain support.

• Customizable keyboard shortcuts.

• Open component architecture allowing third-party developers to extend functionality of the player.

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 1.1.8 beta 4

 

- Improves "album artist" metadata compatibility for FLAC & Vorbis formats.

 

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Apple release Lion Recovery Disk Assistant

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Because Lion doesn't come on a pressed CD and is downloaded through the Apple App Store, it's a bit harder to swallow a catastrophic failure of your HDD considering you have no disk to put in and re-install. This is where Apple's Lion Recovery Disk Assistant comes in handy. It'll duplicate the OS's recovery partition onto an external drive of your choice. With that recovery disk created, you can then boot directly into an installer which will re-download the latest OS.

 

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Of course, you'll require a disk larger than 1GB, a machine running Lion and the 1MB assistant which you can grab here.

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