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Our Download of the Day today is Firefox 7.0 Beta 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. veryone uses the Web differently, and Firefox lets users customize their browser with more than 5,000 add-ons.
Our Download of the Day today is WinZip 15.5.9579.
WinZip is the most trusted way to work with compressed files. No other compression utility is as easy-to-use or offers the comprehensive and productivity-enhancing approach that has made WinZip the gold standard for file-compression tools.
You can quickly and securely zip and unzip files to conserve storage space, speed up e-mail transmission, and reduce download times. State-of-the-art file compression, strong AES encryption, compatibility with more compression formats, and new intuitive photo compression, make WinZip the complete compression and archiving solution.
Building on the favorite features of a worldwide base of several million users, WinZip adds new features for image compression and management, support for new compression methods, improved compression performance, support for additional archive formats, and more. Users can work faster, smarter, and safer.
This is a 45-day trial version.
AIDA64 has hit v1.85 and with it includes a new Sensor Panel which is a highly customizable monitoring module which displays temperatures, fan speeds, voltages, currents, clock speeds and various other system details on a graphical panel on the Windows desktop. V1.85 also brings support for the AMD Bulldozer and Llano processors, as well as FMA4 and XOP-optimized 64-bit benchmarks.
AIDA64 Preferences now offer a facility to adjust sensor readings by the usage of a ratio and/or offset. Inaccurate temperate diodes and non-standard voltage values can be automatically corrected. V1.85 also brings optimized benchmarks for VIA QuadCore and Nano X2 processors as well as support for the latest and greatest GPU technologies such as AMD Radeon HD 6970M, nVIDIA GeForce 510, nVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX, nVIDIA GeForce GTX 580M. Exhaustive Direc3D and OpenGL video card capabilities detection with DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.2 support.
Our Download of the Day today is Hamachi 188.8.131.52.
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.
AMD Catalyst 11.8 delivers performance increases as usual, Black Ops sees 20% increase in performance
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.
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.
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.
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)
IAX (Inter-Asterisk Exchange)
IRC (Internet Relay Chat)
The latest version includes the following changes:
Changes in Version 0.9.27
- 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
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.
Our Download of the Day today is Kaspersky Anti-Virus 184.108.40.2064.
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.
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.
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.
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.