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Our Download of the Day today is Download Accelerator Plus 126.96.36.199.
DAP is a consumer application that accelerates your downloads using SPEEDbit's patented multi-channel technology. While you download, DAP ensures your computer is using maximum bandwidth by downloading from parallel mirror sites.
Automatic Mirroring Speed Boost.
Download safer as you see what the leading security programs say about your files.
Continue broken or paused downloads
Watch previews of videos as they download.
Our Download of the Day today is Sandra Lite 2012 SP1 (18.20).
SiSoftware Sandra (the System ANalyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. It should provide most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software and other devices whether hardware or software.
It works along the lines of other Windows utilities, however it tries to go beyond them and show you more of what's really going on. Giving the user the ability to draw comparisons at both a high and low-level. You can get information about the CPU, chipset, video adapter, ports, printers, sound card, memory, network, Windows internals, AGP, PCI, PCI-X, PCIe (PCI Express), database, USB, USB2, 1394/Firewire, and so on.
uTorrent have launched the paid version of their app, after a few months of teasing and announcements, it's here. Version 3 of the application includes new paid-only features, which cost $24.95 per year. The new features include an anti-virus scanner powered by BitDefender, a media player and integrated support for converting popular video file types such as MPEG4, H.264, Theora, and VP8, as well as audio formats MP3, AAC and AC-3.
The media player includes an interesting feature where it allows you to playback the video while its still downloading. This feature is included in the free version of uTorrent. The free version won't be disappearing anytime soon.
I wonder if anyone will torrent uTorrent, and use the full features - after all, isn't that what 75-percent or more of torrent users use torrents for? I'm going to go look for irony.torrent right now.
Google have today released to just U.S. residents, Google Currents. What is Google Currents? It's a magazine-like news reader where you can add your favorite content in like publications, blogs and browse, read and share that content, but with Currents, it's provided in a nice swipable magazine format.
Currents allows you to follow trending stories, where breaking stories can be followed quite easily. Personalized "trends" pulls articles, photos and videos into living editions, where its like a living magazine, at your finger tips. Currents is also designed for all devices, iOS or Android-powered smartphones and tablets.
The only issue with it, is that it's locked to the U.S. right now. If it weren't for that, I may have tested it out on my phone against my favorite content site and app, Feedly. Sob, sob, sob.
Our Download of the Day today is Emsisoft Anti-Malware 188.8.131.52.
Emsisoft Anti-Malware monitors all active programs in real time for dangerous behavior (Behavior Blocking) and can detect new unknown Trojans, Worms, Viruses and other damaging programs (Zero-Day dangers) without daily updates. The signature-based security (Emsisoft and Ikarus double engine) ensures a very high recognition rate of known Malware such as Trojans, Worms and Viruses.
Emsisoft Anti-Malware provides reliable protection from:
Viruses, worms, bots.
Trojans, backdoors, keyloggers, rootkits.
Spyware, Adware, TrackingCookies..
The latest version includes the following changes:
Changes in Version 184.108.40.206
* Surf protection speed improvements.
* Crash on system standby - fixed.
* Crashes submitted from reports - fixed.
* Slow start of GUI on Windows 7 x64 - fixed.
* System freeze/tray icon update animation loop - fixed.
* One more problem that may cause a delay on software startup fixed.
* Crash on service component restart - fixed.
* Communication problem of service with GUI components - fixed.
* Application rule submission bug fixed that caused a guard freeze problem with tooltip text "'1 KB (100%) of 1 KB uploaded '".
Our Download of the Day today is Google Chrome 17.0.963.0 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.
Don't want pages you visit to show up in your web history? Choose incognito mode for private 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.
Google are enjoying some phenomenal success on their Android Market, where they've just hit 10 billion app downloads. Rewind just six months back to July and they were sitting pretty at 6 billion. This means they're seeing nearly one billion app downloads per month.
To celebrate this milestone, Google have partnered up with some of the Android developers who have contributed to this milestone to make a bunch of Android apps available at amazing prices. Starting today and for the next 10 days, Google have a set to awesome apps available for just 10 cents each. Yes, 10 cents!
Today, they're starting with Asphalt 6 HD, Color & Draw for Kids, Endomondo Sports Tracker Pro, Fieldrunners HD, Great Little War Game, Minecraft, Paper Camera, Sketchbook Mobile, Soundhound Infinity and Swiftkey X.
Google have also taken time to thank the developers who created the apps that have gotten them to this 10 billion app download milestone.
Our Download of the Day today is Xfire 1.141 Build 44773.
Xfire is a free tool that automatically keeps track of when and where gamers are playing PC games online and lets their friends join them easily. It works regardless of game type, server browser, or gaming service that a player is using.
Xfire combines instant messaging, a server browser, peer-to-peer file downloads, in-game messaging, screenshot and video capture and one of the most active gaming communities in the world into a small, simple package. Best of all, it's free!
Freemium music subscription service, Spotify, has revealed a "new direction" that they are going in. A new API that will allow developers to create apps that are powered by Spotify.
Spotify users can use these apps whether they pay for Spotify or not, and right now Spotify developer partners do not share in Spotify's revenue, but Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has said that these are still "early days" for the platform.
It is a great time for AMD graphics card owners, with releases of new drivers for what seems every few days. Today AMD have released the Catalyst 11.11c performance drivers.
The new Catalyst 11.11c drivers include AMD CrossFireX performance scaling for the AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The drivers include everything the Catalyst 11.11b did, with a list of features below: