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**Caveat: This only works with Gmail to Gmail using Google’s Chrome browser. Recent revelations concerning the NSA and government surveillance have tended to heighten users’ awareness that email communications are generally susceptible to prying eyes. As a result, I suspect many would be seeking some kind of more secure method for sending and receiving emails Read more

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aomei pa - giveaway

***DCT Exclusive*** Thanks to the generosity of AOMEI Software we have 10 licenses for the excellent AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro to give away to our subscribers… thank you AOMEI. This is the very latest version of the software which would normally sell for $36.00us but you now have a chance to win a free license Read more

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These days, if you take pictures, chances are you’ll post them somewhere like Facebook, your website, or even in an email. If you do, you should edit your images; especially their size.  The problem is, many people don’t know how to use or can’t afford sophisticated programs like Photoshop.  If you use Microsoft Office, you Read more

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iobit malware fighter install

We let you know about the good software here at DCT, but we also warn about the not so good. The prolific software company IObit has recently released an anti-malware freeware called ‘IObit Malware Fighter 2′ which, it claims, includes real time protection. Free tools of this type which also include real time protection are Read more

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This is the first edition of a weekly series which will feature some of the top tech news of the previous week (or so). Netflix Profiles Netflix announced earlier this month that members can create separate profiles for each member of their household. Each family member will see a ‘uniquely personalized experience’ based on their Read more

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We have received an email from Aimersoft with advanced notice of an upcoming giveaway. The giveaway is for Aimersoft Video Studio Express and will be available for 3 days, from August 19th through to August 21st. Aimersoft Video Studio Express would normally sell for $35.00us but will be available free for everyone during the aforementioned Read more

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BitTorrent-sync

BitTorrent is a robust, but controversial, file sharing protocol that allows files to be pieced together from one to many sources. BitTorrent’s abilities add speed and increased redundancy, that were previously near impossible, to the sharing of files. BitTorrent Sync is available for Windows, Apple OSX, Linux, and Android (iOS coming soon), which makes it Read more

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Data-Recovery

I guess one of the most important questions regarding free data recovery tools is… do they actually work? After testing many of the leading contenders in this freeware genre over the years, I would say without hesitation, the answer is yes, but with a couple of major provisos. Firstly, even though these data recovery tools Read more

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