iolo Tech: 5 Recent Patent Filings Accelerate Innovation

Patent applications focus on breakthrough methods for optimizing performance of personal computers, tablets and mobile devices

LOS ANGELES, CA – October 18, 2012 – iolo technologies, recognized globally as the top source for ground-breaking computer optimization technology, continues its ongoing focus on innovation with five key patent application filings over the last 17 months, including three in the last five months alone.

Notable areas of concentration include new methods for improving performance and efficiency in mobile devices, computer resource allocation and prioritization, and proprietary techniques for quantifying and predicting software usage .

“Since 1998 iolo has been committed to measurably advancing the state of the art in computer performance optimization. When our researchers and engineers bring their decades of combined and relevant experience to bear, we’ve been able to solve some of the most historically perplexing problems with novel and elegant solutions that help move the industry at-large forward,” said Noah T. Rowles, iolo’s founder and CEO and a named inventor on seven of the company’s patents and patent applications. “There are so many exciting things happening within the global sphere of technology right now. With our culture of proven innovation, iolo continues to seek out even more ways to permanently change the game.”

During the past 14 years, iolo technologies has succeeded in elevating the standards for the cutting edge of performance optimization software, as exemplified by its patented ActiveCare background maintenance technology, multiple-award winning System Mechanic product line, and iolo Labs, the company’s independent research arm focused on growing the body of technical knowledge related to computer behavior, maintenance, and optimal state.

About iolo technologies
iolo technologies, LLC ( produces award-winning software that repairs, optimizes, and protects computers. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Los Angeles with market presence in 33 countries, iolo’s products have helped an estimated 45 million users worldwide and won hundreds of awards from industry experts, analysts and media. Used and recommended by the world’s leading technical authorities and consistently ranked as best in class by independent labs worldwide, the iolo product line includes System Mechanic®, the #1 best-selling PC performance optimization software; System Mechanic Professional®, an all-in-one suite of performance and security tools; Search and Recover™, a powerful data recovery tool for retrieving deleted files and photos; DriveScrubber®, the #1 best-selling utility for secure data removal; as well as System Shield®, performance-focused anti-malware software. For more information see For media inquiries, visit

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The Whole Home License® is iolo’s licensing policy that allows you to install and keep your software running on all of your compatible devices within the same home. Previously, users were allowed to install and license their iolo software simultaneously on a maximum of three PCs. Under the Whole Home License, a single activation key allows you to use your iolo software on all of your PCs, other than any PCs you use for business purposes. What you need to know about Whole Home Licensing

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