Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:39:34 +0000
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:39:34 +0000
FireTitle is a free add-on for the Firefox web browser that enables you to label Firefox browser windows with custom titles. Since it is installed on a per-profile basis, you may also use it to identify different profiles based on the title you specify. If you are using Firefox you may also use different profiles […]
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:53:45 +0000
I have talked about this back in August when the feature landed in development versions of Chrome for Android. Basically, what it does is add article recommendations to the New Tab Page. Chrome for Android users who open the New Tab page can swipe down on it to see the "articles for you" list. It […]
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:15:23 +0000
MBRFilter is a new open source software for Windows devices designed to protect the Master Boot Record against manipulation. The Master Boot Record holds information about how partitions and file systems are organized on a storage device. It triggers the loader of installed operating systems as well, which makes it an important part of any […]
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:01:22 +0000
Malwarebytes, makers of the popular Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Anti-Exploit, Anti-Ransomware and other security tools, announced on October 19, 2016 that it has acquired AdwCleaner, a program for Windows designed to clean adware from computer systems. We have reviewed the standalone version of AdwCleaner back in 2013 the first time, and then again in 2015 when AdwCleaner […]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:34:11 +0000
Wallpapers is a new Android application by Google which offers similar functionality as the built-in wallpaper app of the Google Pixel phone. Are you a smartphone user who never switches the default wallpaper the phone ships with, or someone who likes new wallpapers? If you belong to the latter group of users, you may find […]
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:18:28 +0000
Mozilla has released an update for the stable version of its Firefox web browser that brings the version of it to Firefox 49.0.2. Firefox 49.0.2 is a bug fix and security release that fixes several issues in the browser, among them two that we talked about just yesterday. The new version is already available, and […]
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:08:36 +0000
The Big Data & Analytics Master Toolkit is a massive eLearning course that features over 201 hours of content in 19 different lessons. Topics covered include SPSS, Minitab, SAS and R Studio. The eLearning course has been designed for users of all experience levels -- it includes introductory lessons such as SAS Programming for Beginners […]
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:16:55 +0000
Mozilla has started to distribute two new system add-ons for Firefox 49.0 and Firefox 49.0.1 to address two issues affecting Adobe Flash Player and graphics issues. The organization is working on Firefox 49.0.2 currently, but made the decision to release two new patches for the current stable version of Firefox as system add-ons to address […]
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:14:09 +0000
Sometimes when you are using your computer you may experience issues when trying to connect to specific sites, services or using specific programs. Depending on the program in question, you may get a status message such as "resolving host" or something similar. Google Chrome for instance may display that message in the status bar when […]
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:48:53 +0000
Microsoft switched how updates are delivered to the client operating systems Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 -- and also server operating systems -- in October 2016. Updates were provided as individual patches, and classified as security or non-security updates in the past. This meant that users and administrators could pick what they wanted to install […]
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:34:41 +0000
If you have the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool installed on your machine, either by having installed it manually or because it shipped with Windows, you may have noticed already that it is sending out so called Heartbeat Reports after certain scans. These reports are not linked to any of the major telemetry services […]
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:14:26 +0000
Google has removed support for panels in Chrome 54 on all platforms except on Chrome OS. Panels, which were only enabled on developer versions of Chrome by default, and had to be enabled on other versions using the enable panels flag on chrome://flags, looked like notifications on first glance. They enabled extension developers to spawn […]
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:33:43 +0000
The Complete Java Programming Bootcamp is a ten courses spanning eLearning bundle that has just seen a price drop to $39 from $69. The original price of the bundle is $740 which means that the deal got a lot better. The bundle features the following Java programming language courses: Java Programming from Zero to Hero: […]
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:08:11 +0000
Microsoft revealed Outlook.com Premium, a subscription-based version of its free Outlook.com email offering earlier this year. Back then, the offer was only available to select customers who took part in the beta test. The company appears to have opened the doors for sign up to Outlook.com Premium to the public recently. While limited to users […]
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:42:26 +0000
Microsoft has released the three new updates KB3192403, KB3192404, and KB3192406 as optional for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. The company changed the updating process significantly in October for Windows 7 and Windows 8 client operating systems, and Windows […]
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:20:28 +0000
AOMEI Image Deploy is a Windows image deployment and cloning software that you can use to deploy images across a computer network. Deploying images on multiple machines in a computer network can be a tedious process, especially if done wrong. While you could deploy images or restore computers one by one using CDs or USB […]
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:59:34 +0000
Google has just released Chrome Canary for Android. Chrome Canary is the cutting edge version of the Chrome web browser by Google which has just been available for desktop devices previously. Chrome users on Android who wanted to run development versions of the web browser had to use the beta or developer edition of Chrome […]
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:59:40 +0000
Microsoft released a new update for its Windows 10 operating system today under KB3199209. If you run the release version of windows 10 and have installed the Anniversary Update already, then you may see the new update when you run a check for updates on the operating system the next time. The update's full title […]
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:33:35 +0000
VeraCrypt 1.19 is the newest version of the popular open source data encryption program that many users switched to after TrueCrypt was discontinued back in 2014. The application is based on TrueCrypt code but has since then been updated regularly with new features, improvements and most notable security fixes. The VeraCrypt team fixed security vulnerabilities […]
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:56:47 +0000
LogMeIn announced today that it will retire the cloud storage service Cubby starting November 16, 2016 for free users of the service. Cubby was introduced to the cloud storage scene back in 2012 introducing then unique features such as direct syncing of data between devices bypassing the cloud. The second feature that set Cubby apart […]
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 04:57:19 +0000
Microsoft plans to release two feature updates for its Windows 10 operating system in 2017. That's all the company communicated so far. A feature update will be similar in size and shape to the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 which Microsoft pushed out in August to Windows 10 devices. Rumors suggest that Microsoft might aim […]
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:13:40 +0000
Netflix appears to be winning the fight against so-called unblocking services and VPN services that allow Internet users to access Netflix in different geographical regions. Netflix's catalog of shows and movies is quite different from region to region. While all customer gain access to most of Netflix's originals series and productions, things are not equal […]
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:25:44 +0000
ScreenWings is a free anti-screenshot program for the Windows operating system that blocks screenshots from being taken properly on devices it is run on. Malware comes in many different forms: from ransomware that encrypts your files, over trojans that add your devices to a botnet, to outright destructive malware that deletes files without any gain […]
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:48:52 +0000
Browse Free or Die is a campaign by Mozilla, makers of Firefox, that has been designed to reward Firefox users with a free sticker. Firefox users who answer questions on their first experience are mentioned explicitly on the project site over on Github. Users who answer a "first experience" question may trigger the sidebar. It […]
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:28:47 +0000
Gog announced yesterday that it plans to enable two-step login for all users of the gaming service on October 24, 2016. Gog is a gaming platform that has a different business model than Steam or Origin. Three of the big differences are that Gog does not use DRM on its platform, that it concentrates more […]
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:50:27 +0000
The following guide provides you with a simple fix, and explanation, for the Origin software startup error "Whoops -- Origin has encountered an error". Origin is a game client by EA similar to Steam and UPlay. It lets you sign in to an account and manage all games associated with that account. Origin offers a […]
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:24:12 +0000
Snipaste is a free portable screenshot taking tool for Microsoft Windows devices -- Linux and Mac versions coming -- that is easy to use and ships with extra functionality that you may find useful. There are numerous free and paid screenshot programs out there for Windows, and it is usually difficult to convince users to […]
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:37:54 +0000
Just a quick heads up for those users and system administrators who are tired of accessing the Microsoft Update Catalog in Internet Explorer or using the workaround to use other browsers: the site is now working in any modern browser. Simply point your web browser to the main address -- http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Home.aspx -- and the site […]
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 06:58:58 +0000
Dropbox users who have associated a Google email address with their account may use Google directly now to sign in to their account. Dropbox users up until now could only use the service's own authentication system to create an account and sign in to it using apps, desktop clients or the web version. This changed […]
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:25:43 +0000
Enpass Portable is the first portable version of the popular cross-platform password manager that you can run without installation. Enpass is a password manager that combines what online and offline password managers offer. You can download and run it fully locally. This means no account creation, no subscription, and that all data is stored locally […]
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:53:36 +0000
While most Windows 10 machines probably run fine after updates have been installed, there is a growing number of reports of update related issues. This ranges from non-critical issues to issues that send the device in a never ending install and reboot cycle, or worse. Some systems are still plagued by freezes and disappearing drives […]
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:11:54 +0000
A Sharper Scaling is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that uses an algorithm specifically designed to improve the image scaling quality. If you have worked with images or photos before, you have probably changed their size every now and then as well. Maybe to reduce the file size of Megabyte large photos before […]
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:06:25 +0000
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:33:21 +0000
The most recent Windows 10 Insider Build ships with an option to change the font face of the Registry Editor. We have talked about the newest Insider Build already; it introduces a much requested feature to the Windows Registry Editor: an address bar. This enables you to paste Registry paths instead of navigating to folders […]
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:36:29 +0000
HP angered many of its customers in September 2016 when a previously released firmware update for company printers would block non-HP ink cartridges from working. HP designed the update to come into effect on September 13, 2016; shortly thereafter, users reported issues with ink cartridges on Internet forums and sites. The issues were widespread and […]
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 05:57:07 +0000
Amazon Music Unlimited is a new music streaming service by Amazon that the company pits against established services such as Spotify and Apple Music. While it shares similarities with those services, it is offering something unique as well. For instance, instead of offering just one tiered pricing, Amazon Music Unlimited is available in three different […]
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 04:09:11 +0000
Recolor is a free open source browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that switches the color scheme on websites you visit to a custom one. Some sites may use colors or color schemes that you find hard to read, or distracting. While there are plenty of extensions out there that let you change […]
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:21:02 +0000
So you tried to upgrade your Windows machine to Windows 10 and it did not work. Got the cryptic error code 0x80070070 thrown at you, for instance when you check the Event Viewer, but have no idea what it means. A search on the Internet shows that other users experienced the same issue, but most […]
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:17:52 +0000
It is unclear how many Windows users and administrators run into updating issues on Windows machines regularly or occasionally. Updating issues can be frustrating, especially if the system lands in an endless cycle of downloads, installs, reboots and rollbacks that frustrate many users and system admins. The past year alone has seen several borked updates […]
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:35:59 +0000
Sometimes, I feel like Microsoft's right hand does not know what the left hand does. It does not help if communication is often minimal or non-existent. Vital information are often missing, and it is up to guesswork and not facts when it comes to changes. As you may know, Microsoft announced a major change coming […]
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