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[13 Jul 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
Update Notifier – Free Software Update Program

Overview
Update Notifier is a small freeware program that scans your computer for installed software and then searches for updates to the respective programs. It’s easy to use and it also has a portable version that can be run from an USB stick.

Review
I’ve been using Software Informer as my favorite free software update program for a few months now and overall it’s been a good experience. It’s a very good freeware program but as you already know I’m always ready to try something new. John wrote a comment a few days …

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[8 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Overview
Software Informer is a freeware program that mainly acts as a software updater, but it also has a community of users that can ask and answer questions about the programs.

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[17 Aug 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Here we are, the last episode of the Freeware Mission. Or the last episode before the grand finale. I’ve installed 50 freeware programs since the beginning, and my PC is feeling great with only freeware in it! I think it’s normal that the last freeware program that will be installed, the 51st, is a software update monitoring tool, a program that will automatically search for updates for my installed freeware programs.
 
 

There are three freeware programs that were interesting enough to be tested: FileHippo.com Update Checker, UpdateStar and SUMo (Software Update …

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[29 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]

uTorrent, recently picked here as the Best Free BitTorrent Client is still keeping us waiting for the final v1.8 release. The sixth release candidate was made public, with only two fixes:
– Fix: loading of skins (enabled and disabled images, flags)
– Fix: crash with Change Location dialog when adding torrents
Well, that makes me hope that the next release will be the real thing!
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[4 Jul 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

I always try to keep everything in my computer up to date: drivers and software. I recently reviewed a driver updating freeware, now it’s time for a program that keeps your software up to date. This freeware is called SUMo (Software Update Monitor) and they say it can track your software updates easily. Let’s see how it works.
 
The setup package is only 1.1 MB, so you’re in for a quick download. The installation process took me less than a minute to complete. After you launch the program you’ll see a …