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  • Huge List of Ashampoo Freebies

    Our contact at Ashampoo has offered the following software titles all free for DCT readers: Ashampoo Backup 2016 Ashampoo Burning Studio 2016 Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2016 Ashampoo HDD Control 2017 Ashampoo UnInstaller 2017 Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 – (latest version is v14) Ashampoo Slideshow Studi0 2017 Ashampoo Snap 2017 Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 2016 Ashampoo Music Studio […]

  • Find Out What Google Knows About You

    It doesn’t seem all that long ago when concerns over Google’s tracking habits and subsequent privacy issues were at the forefront. At the time, I remember plenty of users railing about Google’s data collection practices and swearing to never use Google for anything again. My, how things change! Gmail is now probably the most popular […]

  • Puzzle Prime is Fun for the Whole Family

    Puzzle Prime is a relatively new site dedicated to providing a wide range of quality puzzles, games, brain teasers, and optical illusions suitable for all ages and levels of proficiency. The site is the result of collaboration between a small group of math and puzzle lovers who have the following to say about why they […]

  • Forced Updates and Continuing Issues

    Whenever Windows 10 is mentioned, the majority of negative comments will generally rail about the telemetry (data collection). However, while I appreciate some of those concerns, is that really the most important issue? With today’s mobile-centric consumers demanding more and more on-the-go functionality, it’s only natural that levels of telemetry would need to increase exponentially… […]

  • Is Reimage Repair Legitimate?

    Reimage is an online Windows repair tool which scans the system for free, then requires a payment to fix any identified issues. DCT may be a small fish in a very big pond but we still receive quite a few partnership and affiliate offers. These offers generally involve some sort of quid pro quo arrangement […]

  • A Simple Way to Secure Sensitive Information

    Introducing SafePad – Encrypted Text Editor I’m always on the lookout for innovative methods to secure sensitive data/information stored on the hard drive and USB drives. A few months back we published an article showing readers how to password protect sensitive data using any one of the free archive tools, you can catch up with […]

  • WonderFox Giveaway: HD Video Converter Factory Pro

    WonderFox is currently running a “Back to School” promotion which includes a giveaway of its excellent HD Video Converter Factory Pro software… offer expires 30th September. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro has been a long time leading software in its genre. With the ability to convert video files between more than 300 formats via […]

  • Check Your Internet Speed using HTML5

    Sites which provide a facility for testing internet speed using the Adobe Flash plug-in have been around for quite some time. However, with more and more sites supporting HTML5 and more and more users discarding the vulnerability-ridden Adobe Flash Player, these sites are now transitioning over to HTML5 to power the tests. There are a […]

  • Digiarty Giveaway: WinX MediaTrans

    Digiarty is currently running a promotion which includes a giveaway of its iPhone/iPad manager software WinX MediaTrans… offer expires 15th September. This is the latest version of WinX MediaTrans which has just been updated to include support for iOS 10 and iPhone 7. Release iPhone/iPad storage: Export large 4K videos & photos to PC to free […]

  • Giveaway: Forte 7 Music Notation Software

    Forte is currently giving away free copies of its music notation software, Forte 7 Basic… BE QUICK, this offer expires 4th September. This is the latest ‘Basic’ version of the software (7) which is available in 4 editions – Free, Basic, Home, and Premium – the Basic edition would normally cost $24.95us. “FORTE Basic: You […]