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Download of the Day: Firefox 4.0.1

Our Download of the Day today is Firefox 4.0.1.

 

The Web is all about innovation, and Firefox sets the pace with dozens of new features to deliver a faster, more secure and customizable Web browsing experience for all.

 

User Experience. The enhancements to Firefox provide the best possible browsing experience on the Web. The new Firefox smart location bar, affectionately known as the "Awesome Bar," learns as people use it, adapting to user preferences and offering better fitting matches over time.

 

Performance. Firefox is built on top of the powerful new Gecko platform, resulting in a safer, easier to use and more personal product.

 

Security. Firefox raises the bar for security. The new malware and phishing protection helps protect from viruses, worms, trojans and spyware to keep people safe on the Web.

 

Customization. Everyone uses the Web differently, and Firefox lets users customize their browser with more than 5,000 add-ons.

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 4.0.1

 

- Fixed several security issues.
- Fixed several stability issues.

 

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Microsoft thrash Apple for OS revenue in 2010, surprised? Didn't think so

Microsoft pulled in a total of $30.4 billion in 2010 for worldwide operating system revenue, a decent 7.8-percent growth from 2009. In terms of OS market share, Microsoft are still king with 78.6-percent in terms of revenue, with Apple way behind with only 1.7-percent.

 

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IBM, HP, Oracle and Red Hat each did better than Apple (!) with 7.5, 3.7, 2.6 and 2.0-percent of the market respectively. Microsoft's Windows client business had decent growth of 9.2-percent compared with the Server side of their business with only 7.5-percent. It's good to see Microsoft still king of the OS battle and I don't see that changing anytime soon.

 

Download of the Day: Lavasoft Ad-Aware 9.0.5.0

Our Download of the Day today is Lavasoft Ad-Aware 9.0.5.0.

 

Ad-Aware gives you comprehensive malware protection. With real-time monitoring, threat alerts, and automatic updates you can rest easy knowing that you are protected.

 

• Shop, bank, and make travel arrangements online - We keep you safe from password stealers, keyloggers, spyware, trojans, online fraudsters, identity thieves and other potential cyber criminals.
• Control your privacy - Erase tracks left behind while surfing the Web - on browsers such as Internet Explorer, Opera, and Firefox - in one easy click.
• Get Peace of Mind - Know that your personal information is kept safe from dangerous intruders and prying eyes.

 

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The latest version includes the following changes:

 

Changes in Version 9.0.5.0

 

- Resolve issues with the ignore list and crashes in AAWTray.exe but not in AAWServices.exe.

 

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Download of the Day: Thunderbird 3.1.10

Our Download of the Day today is Thunderbird 3.1.10.

 

Thunderbird is a great email client from the same people who brought you the Firefox browser.

 

Thunderbird gives you IMAP/POP support, a built-in RSS reader, support for HTML mail, powerful quick search, saved search folders, advanced message filtering, message grouping, labels, return receipts, smart address book LDAP address completion, import tools, and the ability to manage multiple e-mail and newsgroup accounts.

 

• Tabbed email
• An Archive feature similar to the one in GMail
• Lightning fast search
• Smart folders

 

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Windows 8: Roaming Options, syncs to Microsoft's fluffy cloud

Microsoft are doing a bang-up job on Windows 8, every week theres a new feature leaked and nearly every single one has sounded like a great idea and really adds to the upcoming Operating System. Today we have the "Roaming Option" which looks like it allows a user to link their Windows account to their Windows Live account.

 

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With Roaming Option, there are six types of customizations which you can move to a different computer: Personalization (Desktop background image, glass color), Accessibility (Ease of access control panel, magnifier, on screen keyboard, narrator, and speech recognition settings), Language Settings (Language profile, text prediction preferences, and IME dictionary), Application Settings (Application settings and search history), Windows Settings (Taskbar, Explorer, search, and mouse settings), and Credentials (Wireless network profiles and saved website credentials).

 

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Download of the Day: CCleaner 3.06.1433

Our Download of the Day today is CCleaner 3.06.1433.

 

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. But the best part is that it's fast (normally taking less than a second to run) and contains NO Spyware or Adware! :)

 

Cleans the following:

 

• Internet Explorer

 

• Firefox

 

• Google Chrome

 

• Opera

 

• Safari

 

• Windows - Recycle Bin, Recent Documents, Temporary files and Log files.

 

• Registry cleaner

 

• Third-party applications

 

• 100% Spyware FREE

 

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Download of the Day: SuperAntiSpyware 4.51.1000

Our Download of the Day today is SuperAntiSpyware 4.51.1000.

 

SUPERAntiSpyware Professional features our highly advanced Real-Time Protection to ensure protection from installation or re-installation of potential threats as you surf the Internet. Used in conjunction with our First Chance Prevention and Registry Protection, your computer is protected from thousands of threats that attempt to infect and infiltrate your system at startup or while shutting down your system.

 

Advanced Detection and Removal

 

• Detect and Remove Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, Dialers, Worms, KeyLoggers, HiJackers, Parasites, Rootkits, Rogue Security Products and many other types of threats.

 

• Light on System Resources and won't slow down your computer like many other anti-spyware products. Won't conflict with your existing anti-spyware or anti-virus solution!

 

Real-Time Protection

 

• Real-Time Blocking of threats! Prevent potentially harmful software from installing or re-installing!

 

• First Chance Prevention examines over 50 critical points of your system each time your system starts up and shuts down to eliminate threats before they have a chance to infect and infiltrate your system.

 

• Schedule either Quick, Complete or Custom Scans Daily or Weekly to ensure your computer is free from harmful software.

 

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Windows 8: Webcam application to be included?

Windows 8 may be finally getting a webcam application for taking pictures and video. A YouTube user has posted some videos showing off the new webcam application. The video below shows off the app and we can see it has a basic UI (which could be changed in the future) which allows the user to configure webcam settings and application settings, the ability to take timed or instant pictures and record video clips.

 

 

If we navigate to Application Settings, there are five options: Webcam, Audio source, Resolution, Frame rate, and Audio recording level. Webcam Settings has five options: Brightness, Focus, Exposure, Zoom, and Flicker.

 

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Download of the Day: Google Chrome 12.0.742.0 Beta

Our Download of the Day today is Google Chrome 12.0.742.0 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 12.0.742.0 Beta

 

- Contains stability and performance fixes.

 

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 11 launches, the Universal Player for All Media on PC, Device, Home and Social Cloud

Cyberlink are famous for their PowerDVD software suite and are continuing that trend with the release of PowerDVD 11. PowerDVD 11 has some pretty slick features up it's media-playing sleeve with things like "Device App: PowerDVD Remote" now supporting your iPhone or Android-based phones. Nifty!

 

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It also supports social media like Facebook and flickr photo playback, YouTube is included as well as the ability to upload videos directly to Facebook. A list of it's detailed new features are listed below:

 

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