Mozilla has released the latest update of Firefox web browser, Firefox 48. It comes with a lot of new features and updates.
Firefox web browser should have automatically updated itself by now. For automatic updates you need to have Mozilla Maintenance installed. If you like to update Firefox manually, click on the Open Menu button, then on the Question mark icon button. It will opening the About dialog box from the Help menu in the web browser.
Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 52 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes in the latest Google Chrome update, Chrome 52.0.2743.82, is available here.
If you already use Google Chrome
you don’t need to worry about downloading the latest version manually. The web browser
should download the update and install it automatically.
If you’ve followed the happenings in the Windows world, you must have already known that Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) will be the default web browser in latest Windows 8.1 operating system. Internet Explorer 11 is feature rich and supports the latest web standards, IE11 can now preload websites, provides better protections for your PC and your privacy, supports WebGL and if your computer has “that” much RAM support, you can work on up to 100 tabs per window!
If you are not trying out Windows 8.1 Preview or have installed the leaked Windows 8.1 RTM, but want to test the latest version of Internet Explorer, this post is for you.
Adobe Systems’s Creative Suite (CS) is a collection of its different applications related to graphic design, video editing, and web development. The collection is mainly a great deal for users who wants to buy almost all Adobe’s applications (e.g., Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign). The first two versions of the Creative Suite included Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Bridge and Version Cue. There was also a premium edition which included Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver and Go Live. The latest version of Creative Suite, Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6), which was released on May 7, 2012, includes the latest versions of Adobe programs and is available in five different versions. The reason why we are talking about Adobe Creative Suite here is, Adobe Creative Suite 2 is available as free download, including activation key on the Adobe website.
Are you bored with the default images offered by Windows 8 for its Lock Screen? You can always browse through your wallpaper collection and customize Windows 8 lock screen. There’s a freeware Windows 8 App available which does the job for you. TuneUp IncrediLock is a freeware Windows 8 App which comes with a huge collection of nearly 400 images, which you can use to customize the Lock Screen wallpaper in Windows 8.
Apart from the usual huge collection of Lock Screen images, but the app also has a pretty neat trick up its sleeve. The app makes the Lock Screen more useful through the use of widgets, beyond simply showing the time. At the time of writing, TuneUp IncrediLock app has only one useful widget available for use but the developer plans to add a picture frame, calendar and a weather widget soon. You can use the Sticky Notes widget for quick reminders, to-do lists, etc. The addition of useful widgets might make you change your mind if you have disabled Windows 8 Lock Screen.
Microsoft has already released Office 2013 final RTM version to TechNet and MSDN subscribers. Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview was already available as free download. Microsoft has finally made available a 60 day trial of the full version of Office 2013 Professional free download.
Now, even if you are not a TechNet or MSDN subscriber, you can download a fully functional copy of Office 2013 absolutely free from Microsoft. This 60 day trial version is a fully functional copy of Microsoft Office 2013. You can use all functions of the 60 day trial version of Office 2013 without any limitations or restrictions.
Microsoft has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, albeit as a pre-release “Preview” version. Previously, Internet Explorer 10 was released along with, exclusively for Windows 8, Microsoft’s recently launched operating system. After the launch, Microsoft announce they will release a preview version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, and later it will release IE10 final version for Windows 7.
The availability of the release preview of IE10 for Windows 7 falls just as Microsoft has planned earlier. As noted earlier, Microsoft said it would deliver the preview for Windows 7 in “mid-November.” In that same note, Microsoft said that the final version of IE10 will follow as it will collect “developer and customer feedback.” Microsoft also said that IE10 on Windows 7 has the same standards based platform for developers to target as IE10 on Windows 8.
AVG Anti-Virus is a very well-known and popular antivirus for the Windows platform. At CNET’s Download.com, AVG Antivirus Free edition is the second most downloaded antivirus after Avast Antivirus. AVG Technologies has released AVG 2013 line of security products. AVG 2013 comes with Windows 8 support, new user interface, cloud-based security and more.
AVG Anti-Virus 2013 Free edition is mainly targeted towards home users and is available as free download. Users of the free edition will receive virus database updates for the lifetime of the product. AVG Anti-Virus 2013 Free is easy-to-use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements).
Windows 8 comes with its own built-in backup function, titled, File History. File History automatically backs up your Desktop, Libraries, Contacts, IE Favorites, and Microsoft SkyDrive. If you ever lose data due to some mishap or change any file content stored in one of these locations, you can use File History to restore back the data. We’ll discuss more about File History in another dedicated article. Today, we will look at Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8.
As the release of Windows 8 is coming near, Paragon Software has released Image Backup for Windows 8, a simple backup software, which is probably also the first of its kind to support Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft’s new Resilient File System, ReFS.
Apple has released OS X Lion 10.7.4 update that features a number of security fixes, general improvements and Safari browser update. If you’re running OS X Lion 10.7.3 or earlier, just run the Software Update app and download 10.7.4 update.
With the latest update the Cupertino company have fixed the FileVault vulnerability, which left users’ FileVault passwords stored outside of encryption in easy to read plain text. Before you start worrying, not every OS X user is having this issue. This issue only occurs if an OS X user have upgraded from a previous installation of Snow Leopard to Lion. If your Mac came installed with OS X Lion as standard, then your Mac is safe from this issue.