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In an age of cheap, readily available high-speed broadband connection, why would you need a download manager and accelerator like EagleGet?EagleGetWhere to download: http://www.eagleget.com/Type: Download...
Downloading anything via BitTorrent is, generally speaking, quick and painless, but with so many torrent clients to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start.Built from the ashes of well known...
Burn4Free DVD Copy
The Burn4Free DVD Copy installer uses an irritating download manager which tries to install a couple of unwanted extras, but they are optional if you keep your eyes open.Burn4Free DVD CopyWhere to download:...
Google Assistant is now on iOS devices in the UK
Google Assistant has now officially launched on iOS in Europe meaning you'll be able to use the voice assistant on your iPhone instead of using Apple's homegrown Siri.Those in the UK, France and Germany...
Download of the day – Float and Gloat
The premise of Float and Gloat is simple: point your mouse in the direction you want your little astronaut avatar to move and avoid the obstacles.The reality, however, isn't quite so straightforward....
Download of the day – Kodi
You might have heard the name Kodi before, but not been familiar with what it actually is. In simple terms, it's is a an open source platform for streaming your whole movies, TV shows and music collection...
Download of the day – HitFilm Express
If you're still using Windows Movie Maker you're in for a treat – there's a whole world of amazing free video editors available to download free, and HitFilm Express is one of the best.This professional...
How to download HD videos from YouTube and Vimeo
According to YouTube, it’s currently serving up more than 5 billion video views every day and the average viewing session is 40 minutes. That’s a lot of skateboarding cats, but it’s also a lot of data...
The best free HD YouTube downloader 2017
HD YouTube videos are on tap whenever you have an internet connection available, but there are plenty of occasions – such as when travelling – when you'll be forced to go offline. Thankfully, with a little...
Download of the day – Evolution
Evolution invites you to construct simple stick creatures, then leave them to their own devices and let them learn how to walk. You can play it in your browser, but if you want to save your creations...
Download of the day – A Day in the Life of a Slice of Bread
A Day in the Life of a Slice of Bread is a bizarre text adventure, and it's available to download and play free from Itch.io.ADitLoaSoB (a catchy initialism if ever we saw one) presents you with a series...
Download of the day – Ryse: Son of Rome
GameSessions is a service that lets you try PC games free before deciding whether to buy them. Today, it launched GameSessions Giveaways – a new service that gives away games to download, play and keep...
The best online YouTube downloader 2017
If you want to save a video from YouTube to watch offline, you have two options: you can download a program designed specifically for the job, or you can use an online tool to save the clip without leaving...
iOS 11 public beta: should you download it?
iOS 11 is now available in public beta, meaning you can now get it, assuming you have one of the devices on this list.But should you? iOS 11 comes with lots of new features and improvements, which we’ll...
Download of the day: Sacramento
Sacramento is a delightful, pastel-hued walk through a garden, accompanied by a soothing soundtrack to ease the day’s worries away. Listen carefully for the hum of hoverflies, which dart away as you turn...
Download of the day: Raft
Raft sets you adrift in an endless ocean, where your life depends on your ability to scavenge flotsam and jetsam, hunt for food, and fend off predators.As you see items floating past, your first instinct...
Free YouTube Download
Free YouTube Download isn’t quite as convenient as software that lets you search for videos without opening your web browser, but it’s straightforward, uncluttered, and very simple to use.Free YouTube...
Download of the day: HYFY Screen Recorder
There are some impressive screen recorders around, but most are pretty cumbersome if you only want to capture a snippet of action from your web browser. That’s why you need HYFY Screen Recorder – a neat...
Useless WannaCry security apps prove you shouldn't download in a panic
You’ve probably heard of WannaCry - it’s a piece of ransomware that has infected medical computer systems, big business databases and many other platforms.It’s not on your Android phone though – so don’t...
This week’s best VPN deals: VyprVPN, IPVanish, KeepSolid VPN Unlimited
Protecting yourself online while using a full-fledged operating system such as Windows 10 or macOS can be a difficult and cumbersome task at times. This is why Microsoft recently announced Windows 10...
Download of the day: Smile While
It's nearly the weekend, so have a miniature carnival on your desktop with Smile While – a little app that fills your screen with gaudy streamers, bursts of confetti, 3D shapes and inflatable animals...
Fidget Spinner Neon Glow app is why we don't deserve opposable thumbs
Fidget spinners are taking playgrounds all over the world by storm right now. Kids hanging out on street corners aren't trading Pokemon cards or Pogs anymore... they're instead trying desperately not...
Download managers have a rather different role than a few years back. They used to be about using simultaneous downloads to max out a weedy dialup connection, but with the majority of people enjoying...
Ninja Download Manager
The first thing you’ll notice about Ninja Download Manager is the way it looks: while many download managers go for the 'Windows XP with extra ugly ads' school of design, NDM looks more like Microsoft...
Freemake Video Downloader
Freemake Video Downloader is much more than a simple YouTube downloader. It supports more than 500 audio and video formats, which helps explain why it has so many users: 93 million and counting. The formats...
How many times have you watched a video on YouTube – or another video site – and wished you could save a video to watch at a later time? This is where ClipGrab could help you out, as it lets you download...
aTube Catcher is one of a growing number of tools that download videos from the likes of YouTube, Dailymotion and Metacafe. While it's often easy to browse the web on your phone will you travel, there...
Download of the day: OpenRocket
OpenRocketOpenRocket is a strangely addictive spacecraft simulator that lets you design your own rocket from nosecone to tail fins. Once you've finished, OpenRocket launches it into simulated space and...
Netflix for Windows 10 finally gets offline viewing
Netflix has finally updated its Windows 10 PC app to support offline viewing. Available via the Windows 10 Store on PC devices (including tablets), the update allows you to download select movies and...
Offline viewing is now available on Stan
Announced at the beginning of February, offline viewing functionality has finally arrived for the Australian streaming service Stan, with the latest version of its iOS and Android app now allowing users...
Top 10 best Usenet services of 2017
You might think, given that most ISPs no longer provide direct access to it and the majority of the free providers online have disappeared, that the venerable Usenet service has died a death. But that's...
The best free ebook download sites
Download free ebooksThere are thousands of ebooks available to download legally – either because their copyright has expired, or because their authors have chosen to release them without charge. The difficulty...
Download of the day: BitComet
BitCometBitComet is a cross between a torrent client and a download manager, so in addition to torrents and magnet links, it can download files from remote servers.BitComet looks incredibly old school...
Download of the day: 4K YouTube to MP3
4K YouTube to MP3As you’ve probably noticed, there are lots and lots of apps offering to download YouTube clips and turn them into audio tracks. Provided you have the copyright holder’s permission (eg...
ZTE teases its 5G-ready Gigabit Phone ahead of MWC 2017
ZTE’s head is clearly in the future, as it announced that it will be bringing the world’s first gigabit LTE smartphone to MWC 2017. This move comes ahead of the global shift to 5G, which while not necessarily...
The best YouTube to MP3 converter 2017
YouTube to MP3 convertersYouTube is one of the best places to find music of all kinds. and it's easy to spend hours just browsing from one video to another. But sometimes, when you're out and about, driving,...
Top 10 best privacy apps for Android in 2017
Despite the best efforts of manufacturers, some Android devices are notoriously insecure. But you can reduce any risks you’re running by paying close attention to what you download, and only installing...
Free VPN plans are usually a convenient way to try a service before you buy, but proXPN's offering is a rare exception, so restricted and stripped down that it's almost entirely useless.The freebie account...
Top 10 best secure messaging apps of 2017
Edward Snowden’s revelations about mass NSA surveillance, combined with the fact that the UK government is now requiring ISP's to record all internet traffic with the infamous snooper’s charter, has made...
Top 10 ways to share files securely
The internet is made for sharing and it’s perfectly understandable that the moment you snap a picture of a new addition to the family, or some other unmissable photo, you want to show it to your loved...
Download of the day: LibreOffice
LibreOfficeLibreOffice is a whole suite of office software that can easily replace Microsoft Office on your Windows PC. It includes well designed and fully-featured programs for word processing, spreadsheets,...
Super Mario Run breaks records, gets 40 million downloads in 4 days
Kyle Orland reader comments 7 Share this story Further ReadingSuper Mario Run review: Keep on movingSuper Mario Run's $10 asking price and the Internet connectivity requirement may have earned it some poor...
Nintendo's mobile Mario game sets download record but pricing proves sticking point
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nintendo Co Ltd's first Mario smartphone title has set a download record but gamers baulked at the one-time cost of unlocking content, prompting investors to push the Japanese game makers'...
This sneaky Xbox One update speeds up downloads by 80%
If you tried to download a game on Xbox One today and it felt faster for some reason, it wasn’t just your imagination – Microsoft covertly updated the console to make download speeds up to 80% faster...
Downloads advent calendar: get Krita free today
KritaThe holidays are an expensive time, so we’re bringing you a special treat: a full, free, fun Windows program to download every day until Christmas.Behind door number nine on our advent calendar you'll...
Download of the day: Free Studio
Free StudioFree Studio describes itself as the world’s number one freeware suite. We suspect Google Docs and OpenOffice might have something to say about that, but it’s certainly a useful tool for downloading...
The best Netflix shows and movies to download
It’s been a long time coming, but Netflix offline viewing is finally here! With the latest iOS and Android versions of Netflix, users now have access to a new Available for Download section in the drop...
Netflix update a game changer
Big week for Netflix ... first it delivered a Gilmore Girls revival, now it’s delivered the ability to watch it offline. NETFLIX has delivered the game changer that its customers have always wanted: now...
Netflix’s ultimate game changer
A new Netflix original series for kids inspired by the music of The Beatles. The animated original series follows five best friends who band together to discover life's most important lessons in an overgrown...
You can now download Netflix Canada TV shows and movies to watch later
Slowly but surely, Netflix (and by extension, Netflix Canada) is adapting itself to fit more seamlessly into our increasingly on-the-go lives. How many times have you been mid-binge-watch, only to have...
Starting tomorrow – your free downloads advent calendar
The holidays are an expensive time, so we’re bringing you a special treat: a full, free, fun Windows program to download every day until Christmas.Each day, we’ll open a door on our advent calendar to...
Netflix’s new offline mode lets you download shows, watch them offline
Netflix reader comments 12 Share this story Netflix today announced a feature many users have wanted for years—the ability to download videos and watch them later, without an Internet connection. "Netflix...
Netflix's climbdown on downloads proves that the customer is always right
It’s less than a year since I spoke to Netflix execs at a plush show house in Barcelona to chat through the new UI and finished up by asking the question that they all sensed was coming: “What about downloadable...
Get started with uTorrent
Hear the word 'torrent' and you probably think of piracy, but the technology can be used perfectly legally to share open source, public domain and copyright-free movies, software, books, music, podcasts...
Steam actually ran out of a game this weekend - here’s what happened
It’s a problem most of us remember: You go to the game store, eager to pick up this week’s release only to be devastated to learn that the store has utterly sold through all their copes. Disappointment...
Download of the day: Vuze
With many torrent clients out there, it's hard to stand out and offer something drastically different compared to the established names of uTorrent and BitTorrent. That's exactly what Vuze has achieved,...
Updated: Download Office 2013, Office 2016, Office 365 for free with these direct links
Note: Our download Office feature has been fully updated. This article was first published in July 2015.In this article, we're bringing together all the direct links to download official, genuine copies...
These robotic arms put a five-star chef in your kitchen video - CNET
Moley Robotics is developing robotic arms that can cook recipes the way the chef intended. Using motion-capture technology, the Moley Kitchen can mimic the movements of famous chefs, allowing users to...
Apple is pushing macOS Sierra to all Macs starting today
Apple really wants you to update to the latest macOS Sierra. And to help you along, Apple will begin automatically downloading the update to your Mac starting this week. According to The Loop, users who...
Downloads: Download of the day: PotPlayer
Download of the day: PotPlayerPotPlayer is a superb free media player that'll handle virtually any video and audio format you can throw at it. It's incredibly advanced, using hardware acceleration to make...
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