Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 builds on highly awarded technology to ensure secure e-banking and e-shopping, online safety for kids, privacy protection on social networks and more. It automatically blocks websites that support various scams or credit card phishing attempts, gives advance warning of risky websites right in your Google and Bing search results, immunizes Flash Drives from viruses, stops unwanted e-mail from ever reaching your inbox, monitors your internet connections, and removes any kind of malware known or unknown that intends to harm your system.
IT firms and small businesses need to monitor hardware and network health at all times. O&O Syspectr Pro is a tool that runs on an internet browser and allows you to monitor the live health of any Windows system. Monitor and analyze critical metrics such as CPU usage, memory, disk, processes, antivirus status, services, and network utilization. Log all events and set instant email notifications for critical events. It also provides you complete control of USB ports. You can stop storage devices attached to the USB ports from functioning. This avoids possible theft scenarios and even protects the system from malicious attacks.
Aiseesoft FoneTrans is designed to transfer multimedia files, such as photos, videos, music to iOS devices. The program can work standalone without iTunes, but needs iTunes installed for iOS device detection. Almost all iOS devices are supported, including all versions of iPad, iPod and iPhone devices.
The program application interface is simple and minimalistic, and provides easy access information regarding connected devices. Users can use the main window to select files and transfer them to a connected iOS device, iTunes library or a custom folder on the hard drive. Contacts and text messages can be exported in excel, text and html format.
Disk management tools are now built into Windows. If you were not aware, all newer MS operating systems starting from Vista include a disk management tool. The tool is good enough to format, create, delete and change drive letters of partitions. Merging partitions is also supported but the feature is limited, as users cannot merge partitions without deleting them first.
McAfee Internet Security software 2014 provides comprehensive PC and identity protection to keep users safe from online threats, and also shields them from risky Web sites. It offers antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing and two-way firewall protection. Additionally, it includes anti-spam, parental controls, 1 GB of online backup and SiteAdvisor, a powerful Web site safety advisor so consumers can safely surf the Web.
Perfect Effects 9 is a powerful image-editing program that comes bundled with a wide range of tools designed specifically to enhance your images. The program is available in three different editions: standard edition that works as a standalone program, aperture edition that works as a plugin for Adobe Lightroom and premium edition that can work as a standalone program as well as a plugin. The standalone program is capable of handling the JPG, PSD, PSB, TIF, and PNG file format.
Bitdefender Total Security, which is the company’s flagship product, combines the power of Bitdefender Antivirus and Bitdefender Internet Suite to provide the best high-end security to home users. Bitdefender Total Security 2014 features streamlined installation and requires half the time to install compared to the previous edition. Like other security suites, Bitdefender has stopped using a version number in their product interface. The suite retains the same interface as last year’s 2014 edition.
Photon is one of the new technologies included which increases scanning speed by gradually adapting to the PC. Photon memorizes the files that have been scanned and on future scans, it skips files that have not been modified since the last scan. Wallet is another new feature that has been added this year. Wallet allows you to store website credentials and when you visit those websites, it automatically logs you in.
VPN (Virtual Private Network) provides you a secure way of connecting to the online world. This is particularly essential if you are using a public network to access the web. F-Secure Freedome is a VPN service for windows, android and iOS devices that offers additional security by blocking harmful sites and applications.
All unsafe sites and attempts to hack your device is automatically blocked in the background. You can later view these attacks in settings. Freedome currently offers five different VPN locations that you can connect and set your virtual location. Locations include US, UK, Germany, Finland, and Sweden.
Few days ago, Google in a blog post announced that it is going to add 2 GB of free Google drive storage to users who check their Google account security settings.
Google drive offers 15 GB of free storage space, and by performing a few security checks, users can bump their free storage space to 17 GB. The offer runs until Feb 17, 2015, and the storage space will be credited by the end of this month.
Leawo DVD Creator is a super-fast DVD authoring program for windows that allows you to create DVDs in a few easy steps.
The interface is simple where files can be added manually using the file browser or via drag and drop. It displays the file name, trimmed length, and estimated output size of the DVD video. Multiple video files can be selected from the queue list and merged to form a single continuous video file. Videos can also be edited prior to conversion.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, PearlMount Software and Wonderfox Soft, Inc. is giving away three programs, completely free. The following programs are included in the offer:
Wonderfox DVD Video Converter – a program that converts video files. Supported file extensions include AVI, MPG, WMV, RM, FLV, SWF, MOV, MP4, MKV, M2TS, 3GP, MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, MID, OGG and AC3,
Video to Image Converter – create looping GIFs from videos. Frames can also be converter to still images in JPG, BMP, PNG, TGA format.
Greeting Card Builder – create greeting cards using the built in templates for different occasions, like Valentine’s Day, Wedding, Mother’s Day, Halloween, New Year, Anniversary, Birthday, and more.
Previously known as Earth Viewer 3D, Google Earth is a very popular mapping tool that allows you to fly over anywhere on a virtual globe and view the earth through high-resolution satellite images right from your desktop. Any part of the globe can be zoomed in and the images have enough detail that you can clearly see houses, streets, trees, sea, lakes, etc. There is also a pro edition of Google Earth aimed for businesses and construction companies. The pro edition, which previously had an annual subscription fee of $399, is now being offered free of cost.
Couple of weeks ago, we shared Sticky Password offer, which is a password manger. RoboForm is another password manager that does the same job. The program is available in two different editions, desktop and everywhere. The everywhere edition stores you data online, which allows you to synchronize your data with multiple computers, and mobile devices. The data saved in your desktop, will also be available in your mobile device. This is not possible with the desktop edition.
Bitdefender is well known for its windows security products. It also make security products for Mac, and we recommend that you use such products on your mac if it is currently unprotected. There are not many viruses targeted for Mac, but that does not mean you are safe. Once you are connected to the web, you are vulnerable to phishing websites, key loggers, and viruses that spread through your mac operating system. These viruses may not cause much harm to your Mac OS, but you will unknowingly help in spreading these viruses to windows systems, usually through flash drives and other portable storage media.
Moving thousands of precious photos from a messed library worries everyone. PhotoTrans comes to rescue by featuring an innovative and unique batch photo transfer. Transfer thousands of photos or even your entire library between iPhone, iPad and computer, all at once.
Taking every piece of your photography works into account, PhotoTrans cares every single picture and even the whole photo library on your iOS devices, including the captured snapshots in camera roll, the photo stream bound to iCloud and other pictures imported from iTunes library.