Tag Archives: downloads

  • DCT Giveaway: Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate!

    ***DCT Exclusive*** Aimersoft has most kindly donated 10 licenses for Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate (for Windows) for us to giveaway to our subscribers… Thank you Aimersoft! This is the latest, full, unlimited version of this outstanding software which would normally sell for $69.95us, but you now have the chance to win a free license simply […]

  • MP3Jam: Free & legal music downloads

    A few days ago I received an email from the developers requesting a review of a new music ‘search and download’ software called MP3Jam. Three key words in the description immediately caught my attention; free, safe, and legal. So, here it is. *Firstly, I must point out that MP3Jam comes bundled with the OpenCandy advertising […]

  • Windows 7 users – get ready for Internet Explorer 10

    Following almost 2 years of tinkering and testing, Microsoft has finally released Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 SP1… (yes, SP1 is a requirement). Internet Explorer 10 will be rolled out to Windows 7 users via Windows Updates over the coming weeks. However, for those who’d prefer not to wait, IE10 is available for direct […]

  • Beware: Bogus free Windows 8 Activator!

    Man, these cybercrooks are good; clever and very quick to seize on any opportunity to relieve unsuspecting users of their hard earned cash or personal information. This most recent scam, brought to notice by Trend Micro researchers, clearly targets users’ innate attraction for bargains and ‘free’ offers. Windows 8 naturally generates curiosity among users and Windows supporters. Its popularity […]

  • The Dangers of Downloading Free Software

    [important]This article was written by Bill Pytlovany and has been reposted here with his kind permission. Bill is the developer of the well known WinPatrol security program, he is among the original cyber-security researchers and one of the founding fathers of the Internet as we know it today.[/important] Intro by Jim: If you are a […]

  • Beware: Solimba and Somoto bundled with freeware

    I guess most people would be aware of OpenCandy by now, for those who are not, here is a short explanation compliments of Wikipedia: OpenCandy is an advertising software module consisting of a Microsoft Windows library that can be incorporated into a Windows installer. When a user installs an application that includes the OpenCandy library, […]

  • JogoBox: Thousands of free games

    If you’re a gamer who is into retro type games in particular then you might be interested in JogoBox. This new free application provides a way for you to download classic games at no cost. JogoBox’s massive library encompasses thousands of games, including titles such as; Civilization, Tomb Raider, Super Mario, Tetris, Bejeweled, Counter Strike […]

  • FreewareBB – helping you avoid those bundled extras

    It seems more and more developers are insisting on bundling extras with their freeware; toolbars are becoming common place as well as changes to home pages and search engines. Some are open and up front about it, many adopt a more sneaky approach – such as including automatic approval for additional installations/changes in a license […]

  • Easily download online video clips

    If you like to download online video clips from sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, etc., here are a couple of really simple and completely free methods: 1) If you are a dedicated Firefox user the solution comes via a simple add-on called Video DownloadHelper. The add-on provides a very easy way to download video […]

  • Beware downloading from CNET Download.com

    We have recently been discussing the pros and cons of bundling extras with downloaded software, and freeware in particular. Nobody appreciates this somewhat nefarious practice but CNET Download.com has taken it to a whole new level! It doesn’t matter what you download from Download.com, it will come down with additional material in tow. There are […]