Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Top 5 Internet Browsers of 2012 for Windows and Mac

When you are using internet, you got to know which web browser is best for surfing and data security. There are many internet browsers available in the market, which are very helpful for browsing and has variety of add-ons, extensions and applications, for our convenience. I give you the Top 5 Internet Browsers which are very popular in 2012 and 2011.

The common features which are supported in top 5 browsers are:

Tabbed Browsing, Integrated Search Engine, Smart Toolbar, Save Tabs, Customization Tools, Frequently Visited Webpages list, RSS Feeds, Automatic Updates, Password Manager, Find on Page, Add-ons or Extensions.

Security Features:   All top 5 browsers have security features like Anti-virus, Anti-spyware, Clearing History. Except Safari, all browsers support Anti-phishing.

1. Mozilla Firefox:

The most easy to use web browser and the ranks number #1 in the list - Mozilla Firefox, is known for its add-ons and innovative features for better surfing. Firefox has simple user interface, Tabbed navigation, Integrated search engine, Smart toolbar, Customized tools, Password manager, and the very important - addons.

Though, Firefox doesn't have things like Thumbnail preview, Synchronization, Mouse Gestures and Voice Integration, even then it is the most widely used browser in the internet world.

Private Mode - Yes
Parental Controls - Yes
Open source Development - Yes
Inbuilt Download Manager - Yes

Supported Operating Systems - Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS.

2. Google Chrome:

The very known internet browser of Google - Google Chrome, is built with high speed, secure and uninterrupted operative browsing capabilities. Has superb tabbed navigation facility which is not seen in other browsers.

Google Chrome has rich set of applications and innovative extensions(add-ons), which make it the most adorable web browser for internet users.

Private Mode - Yes
Parental Controls - No
Open source Development - Yes
Inbuilt Download Manager - Yes

Supported Operating Systems - Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS.

3. Internet Explorer:

Internet Explorer is the only web browser in the list to offer Technical Support feature. It has well maintained speed and functionalities, but lacks in providing high security - which is the main drawback of IE.

Private Mode - Yes
Parental Controls - Yes
Open source Development - No
Inbuilt Download Manager - No

Supported Operating Systems - Windows 7, Vista, and XP.

4. Opera:

Opera is known for its high speed browsing and surfing. Also the startup speed is very impressive and is the best among the browsers. The only thing Opera lacks is its compatibility with frequent conflicts. If you forget about these loopholes, then Opera is one of the most secured and high-speed internet browser available.

Private Mode - Yes
Parental Controls - No
Open source Development - No
Inbuilt Download Manager - Yes

Supported Operating Systems - Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS.

5. Apple Safari:

The only web browser for Mac OS systems - Apple Safari, takes 5th place in the list. Safari has above average startup and browsing speeds, but excellent navigation speed. Compared to other browsers, Apple Safari lacks in providing security features like private browsing and anti-phishing.

Private Mode - Yes
Parental Controls - Yes(Only for Mac OS X)
Open source Development - No
Inbuilt Download Manager - Yes

Supported Operating Systems - Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS.

All the above internet browsers are available for free and you can download with the given download links at the bottom of every review.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Norton 360 5.0 Free 90 Days Trial Download(Giveaway)

Another security suite from Norton - Norton 360 version 5.0 comes to you with complete set of safety features for your PC which includes protection from viruses, hacker threats, spyware, privacy threats and data/information loss. You can download 30 days trial version of Norton 360 5.0, but you system needs more period for security reasons. Norton is providing free 90 day trial version of Norton 360 5.0 for free or as giveaway. This free subscription is legal and contains no viruses or spyware/malware.

Norton 360 5.0 security software is a combination of three powerful security components - Anti-virus, Anti-malware and Anti-spyware. These three components unite to offer strong resistance against internet threats.

Norton 360 is different from Norton Antivirus and Norton Internet Security softwares, providing all-in-one protection with wide range of security features and targets complete family protection. On the other side, Norton 360 5.0 provides few advanced features and basic PC tune-up tasks. Check out the important features of Norton 360 5.0.

  • Norton Insight - Checks your system files frequently for online threat detection.
  • Automated Backup - Continuously backs up important files, documents, photos, videos, and other stuff.
  • PC tuneup - Removes unnecessary files to better your system performance and runs start up applications more faster.
  • Norton Safe Web - A browser add-on for detecting untrusted and unsafe websites in the search engine results and immediately blocks them.
  • Social Media Scanner - Checks Facebook and Twitter feeds for suspicious links from Norton Control Center.
  • Controlled Performance Alerts - Displays notifications if any program or application is running slow and make changes to improve the system performance.
  • Parental or Family Protection - Online Activity measure to prevent your children from internet dangers.
  • Online Rescue and Restore - Backup your important documents and files through a password-protected website and you can easily share, download, view or edit the files.

    30 Days Trial 90 Days Trial

    Sunday, January 29, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

    Thursday, January 19, 2012

    Grand Theft Auto 4 - Action and Adventure Game

    Grand Theft Auto 4 is one of the most incredible action and adventurous PC game ever produced. Grand Theft Auto(GTA) game is published by company called 'Rockstar Games' and developed by games developer 'Rockstar North' in UK. GTA 4 is compatible with PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

    GTA 4 video game is the continuation of successful Grand Theft Auto Series like San Andreas, Vice city, Liberty City, etc. The next game GTA 5 is to be released soon.

    Theme of GTA 4:

    GTA 4 follows a veteran warrior called 'Niko Bellic' of Eastern  Europe, who comes to United States in search of employment. But then he involves in a world of corruption, crime and gangs. This action-adventure game composes of driving elements, third-party shooters, and many more. The rest of the game will produce great anxiety and hard-core entertainment.

    • Character-driven story.
    • Liberty City is ofcourse virtual, but looks so real.
    • Multi-level mode can accommodate at most 16 players to play.
    • Includes TV shows, Radio, Comedy Acts, and character dialogues.
    • Controls are improved better to previous games.
    • Occasional problems with the User Interface.
    • Some minor visual quirks.
    System Requirements (Minimum):
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz or equivalent AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4Ghz
    • Memory/RAM: 1GB for XP and 1.5GB for Vista
    • Video Card: 256MB NVIDIA 7900 or 256MB ATI X1900
    • Hard Disk Space: 16GB free
    • Operating System: Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista SP1
    System Requirements (Recommended):
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4GHz or equivalent AMD Phenom X3 2.1GHz
    • Memory/RAM: 2.5 GB for XP or Vista
    • Video Card: 512MB NVIDIA 8600 or 512MB ATI 3870
    • Hard Disk Space: 18GB free
    • Operating System: Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista SP1
    You can download GTA 4 video game with following direct download link or torrent link.

    Direct Download Torrent Download

    Thursday, January 19, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

    Saturday, January 14, 2012

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 – 30 Day Trial Free Download

    ESET is one of those security software providers that have reputation of producing innovative Antivirus softwares with advanced features. Ever since ESET started to produce security softwares, some dangerous viruses which remained in most of PCs are removed. ESET’s latest Antivirus product – NOD32 Antivirus 5, built on unique heuristic technology. ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 has tools which are meant to protect your PC in real-time from computer and internet threats and controls your system performance with ease.
    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 is built with advanced detection technologies and multi-layered protection feature. NOD32 Antivirus 5 comes with a 30 day trial version which offers high-level security for your PC. NOD32 Antivirus 5 is strong and productive in terms of virus detection. You can get more effective and advanced features, if you buy this software for $39.99.


    Compared to other Antivirus softwares, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 has slow Installation process which includes a small registration and to enable “Potentially Unwanted Protection(PUP)”. The process has too many Installation screens which are unnecessary and annoys users. You will be asked for scan immediately after the Installation is completed. The registration is done within the Installation process, not jumping to your default internet browser. No Reboot is required after complete Installation.


    Interface of ESET NOD32 5 is same as its previous version NOD32 4, although small changes are ought to be done. Status of security is colored Green and labeled Maximum Protection. Color changes to Red when the trial version is expired or any core security features are missing. All the important security features like Computer Scan, Update, Setup, Tools and Help are placed on left side for navigation. Interface is a bit difficult to understand for both experienced and beginners.


    NOD32 Antivirus 5 stands out as the one of the best performance-oriented security software, though the reviews might be bad. Deep Scan completes in 2 hr 20 min and a minimal impact on Boot Time. Below figure tells you the performance score along with other Antivirus tools.

    • Advanced ThreatSense Smart-Scanning Technology.
    • Find and deletes known and unknown viruses, Trojans, worms, adware/spyware and other Internet threats in Windows and Linux.
    • Antispyware – Keeps your private data secure and safe.
    • Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) – Blocks access to change the Antivirus program.
    • Cloud-Enhanced Whitelisting and Antirootkit – Faster malware detection.
    • Removable Media Control – Deletes dangerous viruses from USB drives, CDs and DVDs.
    • Gamer Mode – Background scans and notifications when playing games.
    • Share anything through internet without threat infection.
    • Better Online Experience with Internet Security Training.
    • Cybersecurity Training (with purchase of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5).

    Overall, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 keeps competing with other Antivirus software providers and fights against latest viruses and threats, providing a high-level security. Download 30-day trial of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 for free from download.cnet.com


    Saturday, January 14, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

    Sunday, January 8, 2012

    AVG Internet Security 2012 v12.0.1901 - Complete Internet Protection

    AVG - This one name is highly popular since Antivirus softwares have started to release and is the most trusted security software since long time. When your PC is connected to internet, there is every chance of virus infection and you need to have internet security software to fight against those threats which will make the lifespan of your PC shorter.

    AVG has come up with an internet security tool called "AVG Internet Security 2012", which ensures complete protection for your PC from dangerous web threats and viruses. AVG Internet Security 2012 is a simple, effective and strong internet security software, available for free to download and use.

    Following are some important points & features to be discussed about AVG Internet Security 2012.

    Protection that accelerates your PC performance:

    AVG Antivirus and Internet Security is not that kind of software which slows up your system speed and performance. AVG Internet Security 2012 accelerates the download speed of files, faster boot time & shut down time and watch unlimited videos online with great speed. There are two utilities which make this happen.

    AVG Accelerator:  Speeds up the download speed and online video streaming. AVG Accelerator is set as enabled by default.

    AVG System Tools:  Turns off unnecessary applications & programs and has the ability to show the running processes in your PC.

    Block Hacking methodologies and privacy theft:

    AVG Internet Security 2012 offers a complete security for your personal information and identity, when shopping and banking online from hackers and intruders.  And this can be achieved with AVG Enhanced Firewall and Identity Protection. AVG Enhanced Firewall blocks the intrusion applications before they run and AVG Identity Protection is an excellent tool to keep your private data safe at the time of online shopping and banking.

    Award-Winning Protection Technologies:

    AVG Internet Security 2012 follows unique protection technologies & defensive techniques to keep your systems secured. AVG Antivirus technology stops virus, Trojan, worm infection, and spyware/malware.
    AVG Proactive Cloud Technology identifies viruses with its automatic updates and stops PC infection. AVG has a community called “AVG Community Protection Network”, in which people who use AVG Internet Security, participate in this community and share views about latest virus & internet threats and would help in building better security in future AVG updates or releases.

    Uninterrupted Gaming and Web Browsing:

    With AVG Smart Scanning, Game Mode and Auto-Fix, you can surf and game online without any interruption. AVG Smart Scanning is a light-weight application which runs in background when your PC is idle or in low-priority mode. AVG’s Game Mode offers uninterrupted service when playing games online or offline without annoying freezes. With just once click, Auto-Fix monitors your security level and sends the report to AVG security team.

    AVG Anti-Spam, Online Shield and Email Scanner:

    AVG’s Anti-Spam keeps your email inbox free of spam and worms with constantly scanning databases. The downloaded files are checked first and then stored in your PC, using AVG Online Shield. Email Scanner plug-in checks the mail attachments preventing damage to your PC.

    Browse and Search Web safely:

    With AVG LinkScanner Search Shield and Surf Shield, you can now surf the websites & search the internet safely. The websites which are infected and having unusual scripts are stopped from running. AVG Surf Shield checks every webpage you visit in real-time and detects any suspicious or hidden scripts. Search Shield shows safety ratings for every search result from Google, Yahoo!, Bing and other search engines.

    Participate in Social Networking Sites without identity theft:

    AVG Social Networking Protection stands as the powerful utility in AVG Internet Security 2012 version, which checks links that are shared during Facebook, Twitter and MySpace networking.

    AVG Advisor and Support:

    AVG provides 24/7 technical support for customers, regarding any queries, product installation, configuration, etc. AVG Advisor regularly monitors your PC computer and advises the answers for various system bugs/errors. AVG Advisor Displays notifications when your Internet browser and other system applications consume more memory.

    Download 30-day trial version of AVG Internet Security 2012 or buy this amazing software for $54.99. Though the cost is a bit expensive, AVG Internet Security 2012 is worthful to purchase which has complete internet protection features.


    Sunday, January 8, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

    Friday, January 6, 2012

    Avast Pro Antivirus 6.0 - 30 Day Trial Free Download

    Avast Pro Antivirus is the one of those security software which uses Virtualization technology to enhance your PC protection. Avast application runs in virtual Sandbox environment, stopping attackers and intruders passing through your PC. Avast! SafeZone offers a steady protection for private and sensitive operations and functionalities.

    • When you are playing games or running any applications in full-screen mode, Avast automatically detects these applications and makes pop-ups and notifications inactive without reducing the system protection.
    • Prevents dangerous scripts of web pages or sites from damaging your PC with Script Shield.
    • Web Shield scans all necessary web pages, sites, files downloaded and java scripts.
    • Avast Heuristic Engine discovers malware that is undetectable and severe.
    • Boot-Time Scanner - Cleans your computer viruses & junk files before the OS gets started.
    • Real-Time Anti-Rootkit protection.
    • Smart Scanner, Improved Firewall and Extensive Anti-Spam technologies.

    Avast Pro Antivirus is supported in major Windows platforms such as Windows 7, Xp SP2, 2000 and Vista (32-bit and 64-bit). Download Avast Pro Antivirus 6.0.1367 30-day trial version from below download link.


    Friday, January 6, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012

    DAEMON Tools Lite - Best DVD/CD Burner

    DAEMON Tools Lite is a PC utility tool that provides useful tools for making image files, burn entertainment stuff to CD/DVD drives. DAEMON Tools Lite is considered as one of the best CD/DVD Burner with many advanced features.

    There are three main features which make DAEMON Tools Lite best DVD Burner:

    Backup Functionality:
    • You could make .iso, *.mds/*.mdf and *.mdx images of CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs.
    • Keep images secured with passwords.
    • You can also compress images and manage them easily.

    Media Devices Virtualization:
    • Mount *.mdx, *.mds/*.mdf, *.iso, *.b5t, *.b6t, *.bwt, *.ccd, *.cdi, *.bin/*.cue, *.ape/*.cue, *.flac/*.cue, *.nrg, *.isz disc images to a virtual drive.
    • Almost 4 virtual devices (DT & SCSI in all) can be created to mount several images at a time.

    Simple GUI with Easy System Integration:
    • Quick navigation to all functions through program icon in System Tray.
    • Mount images easily with Windows Explorer.
    • A Windows Desktop Gadget is available for perform actions quickly.

    DAEMON Tools Lite latest version 4.45.1 is available for free and downloaded from its official site www.daemon-tools.cc. DAEMON Tools Lite is supported in all Windows platforms.


    Wednesday, January 4, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0

    Monday, January 2, 2012

    Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 90 days Free Trial Download(GiveAway)

    Kaspersky Antivirus may not stand top in antivirus software's, but it provides strong and advanced protection to your PC against latest viruses, malware and dangerous programs. Kaspersky is know for its smart scanning, regular updates which protect your PC from unknown threats and new viruses. Kaspersky latest Antivirus program, Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 has released recently and about 4 million people downloaded so far.

    Many Antivirus software companies are providing 'Giveaway' software's and Kaspersky is also giving a 90 day free trial as part of its promotion or as 'Giveaway'. You can download this 90 days free trial of Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 for free. The following steps direct you to get that.

    1) First, check your system that any antivirus program of Kaspersky has installed or not.
    2) If not, Download Kaspersky Antivirus 2012(English version) from below download link.

    3) And next, Download Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 Spanish installer from below link. (As, Spanish version of Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 is giving 90 days trial, it is recommended to download.)

    4) Now, extract the files kav2012_12.0.0.374aES_2482.exe (Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 Spanish Installer).
    5) Open setup.reg file with Notepad. (Refer image below)

    Note: You can skip step 3 (Spanish installer) and just install Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 (English version) with following serial or license number.


    6) You're done. Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 gets activated with 90 days trial.

    Note: As this is a promotional code, the offer may extend or lessen. It depends on the software provider. So, activate it as quickly as possible.

    The above steps work fine in Laptop, even a 30-day trial is installed prior to 90-day activation. But for PC users, the license code works only if there is no Kaspersky Antivirus installed previously in your system. (Refer 'Step 1')

    Well, knowing how to install and activate antivirus is not enough to protect your PC. You should also know what features, specifications, options Kaspersky is providing. Let's check the important features of Kaspersky Antivirus 2012.

    • Real-Time protection from viruses and spyware.
    • Save CD/DVD after virus infection and malware attacks.
    • Allows installation of software's on infected PC's with advanced Anti-Malware technologies.
    • Scans websites and emails before you visit for malicious programs and code.
    • Privacy Protection is improved and security is provided for your personal and identity information & data.
    • Susceptible scan, cure and recovery.
    • Easy-Access Desktop Gadget.

    You can download the regular 30 day trial version of Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 beside having 90 days subscription and upgrade to higher-level paying some amount.

    Monday, January 2, 2012 by naresh kumar · 0