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Download of the Day: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.51

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.51.

 

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware can detect and remove malware that even the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware monitors every process and stops malicious processes before they even start.

 

Key Features:

 

• Light speed quick scanning.

 

• Ability to perform full scans for all drives.

 

• Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Protection Module. (requires registration)

 

• Database updates released daily.

 

• Quarantine to hold threats and restore them at your convenience.

 

• Ignore list for both the scanner and Protection Module.

 

• Settings to enhance your Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware performance.

 

• A small list of extra utilities to help remove malware manually.

 

• Multi-lingual support.

 

• Works together with other anti-malware utilities.

 

• Command line support for quick scanning.

 

• Context menu integration to scan files on demand.

 

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Windows 8 UI shown off in video, 'wow' is an understatement

By: Array

Windows President Steven Sinofsky has given the first live demo of Windows 8 at the D9 conference in Southern California, and it makes one hell of a statement. The first impression is the complete overhaul of the UI. Everything is touchscreen crazy but with the familiar feel of a Windows Phone 7-based handset. The Windows 8 homescreen is a bunch of tiles that lead to each app. Each tile displays information (such as weather, email, etc) and can be touched (or clicked) to go into it.

 

 

One tile leads to the traditional Windows desktop, another is marked "Store"; we're seeing Microsoft make some bold moves here. One of the best things I took from the video was the ability to be in an application or watching a video and you swipe from the left of the screen and it brings up background tasks. Dragging and dropping them keeps them in view, and another swipe from the left brings up the next background app.

 

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Download of the Day: Soluto 1.2.119.0 Beta

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Soluto 1.2.119.0 Beta.

 

Soluto's goal is to bring an end to the frustrations PC users encounter. Soluto developed technology that tackles this problem from two different directions:

 

Frustration detection: Our patent-pending low level driver technology detects when you're frustrated by your PC and tells you which application is causing it.

 

Power of the crowd: Soluto harnesses the power of the crowd to learn which actions really eliminate frustrations and improve user experience, and leverages this user wisdom for the benefit of all PC users. By using Soluto's software, you're putting a whole community of PC power-users at your desk to help you improve your PC experience.

 

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Download of the Day: Macrium Reflect 4.2.3582

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Macrium Reflect 4.2.3582.

 

A complete disaster recovery solution for your home and office. Protect your personal documents, photos, music and emails. Upgrade your hard disk or try new operating systems in the safe knowledge that everything is securely saved in an easily recovered backup file.

 

•Don't compromise your data integrity with second best

 

Macrium Reflect uses leading data compression techniques to create accurate and reliable images of your hard disk or partitions on your disk.

 

•Simple step by step operation

 

Image and Restore using intuitive wizards and interfaces. Macrium Reflect integrates fully with Windows Explorer, a partition image can be created with a simple right click.

 

•Automate the process

 

With Macrium Reflect you can schedule Images to run at any time. Disk space management ensures that you optimize the available space on external drives.

 

•Restore individual files and folders

 

Create a 'Virtual' drive in Windows Explorer and recover selected files and directories using simple copy and paste operations.

 

•Recovery

 

In the event of a total loss of the Windows operating system your PC can be started using the Reflect recovery CD.

 

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Poll Results - What is the best browser?

By: Array

More than 7,000 people voted on our previous poll and we asked, What is the best browser?

 

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Almost half of the TweakTown readership believe that Firefox 4 is the best browser on the planet.

 

Next up trailing somewhat behind was Google Chrome 11 (that is now up to beta 13 mind you) and then Opera 11, IE9 and Safari 5 in that order.

 

For the actual numbers, go here. In our latest poll, we want to know, what will be hot at Computex Taipei 2011? Let us know! Please go here to vote!

 

Download of the Day: uTorrent 3.0 RC2

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is uTorrent 3.0 RC2.

 

µTorrent is a small and incredibly popular BitTorrent client.

 

Micro-Sized Yet Feature Filled

 

Most of the features present in other BitTorrent clients are present in µTorrent, including bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT (compatible with BitComet). Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification (compatible with Azureus 2.4.0.0 and above, BitComet 0.63 and above) and peer exchange.

 

Resource-Friendly

 

µTorrent was written with efficiency in mind. Unlike many torrent clients, it does not hog valuable system resources - typically using less than 6MB of memory, allowing you to use the computer as if it weren't there at all. Additionally, the program itself is contained within a single executable less than 220 KB in size.

 

Skinnable and Localized

 

Various icon, toolbar graphic and status icon replacements are available, and creating your own is very simple. µTorrent also has support for localization, and with a language file present, will automatically switch to your system language. If your language isn't available, you can easily add your own, or edit other existing translations to improve them!

 

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Download of the Day: Google Chrome 13.0.772.0 Beta

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is Google Chrome 13.0.772.0 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 13.0.772.0 Beta

 

# All

 

* Updated V8 - 3.3.8.1
* Continued work on Print Preview
* Making progress on rel:preload
* Crash fixes

 

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Opera Mini 6 for iOS, browser goodness for iPhone and iPad

By: Array

I used to be Opera-exclusive a few years ago, before the big Firefox craze and before Google Chrome was even thought of. I'm a Chrome fanboy on both PC and Mac now, but for my iPad - Opera Mini 6 rocks the house. I downloaded it this morning and compared to Safari, it just rocks. Opera Mini iPhone App made a pretty amazing entrance to the App Store in April last year; grabbing 1 million downloads in its first day.

 

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However, they just released Opera Mini 6 for iOS and this morning I tried it before driving to my day job and it is simply amazing. I had 5 minutes with it and my initial impressions left me wanting to use it more. Pages seemed to load up at least twice as fast as the stock browser and the interface feels so much more intuitive. Opera Software says the browser features up to 90-percent compression of data traffic for faster browsing, improved display and a refreshed user interface to accommodate for various screen sizes.

 

Another bonus? Well, it's free!

 

Steve Ballmer confirms "next generation of Windows systems" coming next year

By: Array

Steve Ballmer has done the world a great honor, he has announced (officially) that Microsoft are not only working on Windows 8, but we should expect to hear a lot about Windows 8 and Windows 8-based slates, tablets, PCs and a variety of different form factors. Great!

 

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Ballmer also announced that Windows 7 PCs are expected to hit the 350 million units this year which is an amazing achievement in such a short amount of time and versus Apple, it's not even competition. But we are of course, comparing Apples... to oranges here. Haw, haw. The speech Ballmer gave was at the Microsoft Developer Forum in Tokyo, Japan just yesterday. It's quite long; if you'd like to take a look at it, try this link.

 

Download of the Day: PowerArchiver 12.00 RC4

By: Array

Our Download of the Day today is PowerArchiver 12.00 RC4.

 

PowerArchiver offers hundreds of features, yet remains easy to use, small and fast. Novice users will find a familiar interface complete with tutorial and detailed help, while more experienced users can take advantage of full Explorer integration, multiple encryption methods and advanced compression algorithms.

 

Here is a brief list of some of the key features found in PowerArchiver:

 

•Preview Window

 

•Full Windows Vista Support

 

•Superior ZIP Support

 

•7-Zip Compression

 

•Multiple Formats Support Including ISO

 

•New Queue System (Add/Extract/Backup) and PowerArchiver Starter

 

•Unmatched Security

 

•Automated Backups

 

•Guaranteed Compatibility and Explorer Integration

 

•Compression Profiles

 

•Useful Tools

 

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