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KB4093105 for Windows 10 version 1709

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:02:26 +0000

Microsoft published KB4093105, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1709, the Fall Creators Update, some hours ago. The non-security update is distributed via Windows Update and other updating services, and […]

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Get Firefox Share back with Share Backported

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:39:50 +0000

Mozilla removed the Share icon and functionality from the Firefox browser when it launched Firefox 57, generally known as Firefox Quantum. Share integrated sharing functionality directly in Firefox. Instead of having to […]

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Wikipedia adds page preview functionality

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:13:38 +0000

Browsing on the world's largest community powered online encyclopedia Wikipedia just got a whole lot easier thanks to the integration of page preview functionality on the site. The new feature displays a […]

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Windows Defender System Guard in Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:45:39 +0000

Microsoft added a new security feature called Windows Defender System Guard to Windows 10  versions when it released the Fall Creators Update version of the operating system back in October 2017. Windows […]

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First look at Google Chrome's UI design refresh

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:23:41 +0000

Users of Google Chrome Canary, the cutting edge version of Google's web browser, have a chance to get a sneak peek of a user interface design refresh that Google may plan to […]

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Firefox Notes get a big update with multi-note support

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:04:41 +0000

Remember Firefox Notes? Mozilla launched Firefox Notes as a Test Pilot project back in mid 2016 along with the Voice Fill and Send experiments. Firefox Notes added note taking capabilities to the […]

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Add file or folder exclusions to Windows Defender with Defender Injector

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 06:14:26 +0000

Defender Injector is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices by the prolific developer Sordum that makes it easier to add file or folder exclusions to Windows Defender. Windows Defender is the […]

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Flickr is no longer a Yahoo property: acquired by SmugMug

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:04:54 +0000

When you visit the Flickr or SmugMug website today, you are informed that the photo storage service SmugMug has acquired the photo hosting community site Flickr from Yahoo / Oath / Verizon. […]

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Prevent Hard Drives and External Storage from powering down

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 05:43:48 +0000

Some internal and external hard drives use power saving functionality to power down (go to sleep) after some time of inactivity. That's beneficial for power consumption but it adds a spin-up delay […]

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Free up disk space automatically on Windows 10 with Storage Sense

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:46:54 +0000

Storage Sense is a relatively new feature of the Windows 10 operating system that users may enable to free up disk space by having Windows 10 delete files automatically on the system. […]

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Security Task Manager review

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:09:05 +0000

Security Task Manager is a shareware program for Microsoft Windows devices that ranks running processes based on an algorithm that determines the security risk of each process. You can download a 30-day […]

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Display all TCP and UDP network activity on Windows

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:43:24 +0000

LiveTcpUdpWatch is a free software program by Nirsoft that displays information about the TCP and UDP activity of any Windows device it is run on. Windows comes with a handful of tools […]

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The simplest way to make a LiveUSB from within GNU/Linux

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:46:37 +0000

I change distributions like people change socks, because I’m stubborn and refuse to test things through virtual machines and would rather run it pure and dry off my hardware. I have this […]

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Ghacks Deals: School of Game Design: Lifetime Membership (99% off)

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:33:30 +0000

School of Game Design is an online school that you may enroll in to learn game design and development. Courses are available for students of all experience levels, and you can dive […]

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MailStore Home 11.0 is out

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:00:56 +0000

MailStore Home is a popular email backup solution that non-commercial users may use to back up data from locally installed email clients and directly from email servers. We reviewed MailStore Home in […]

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KB4093120 and KB4093117 cumulative Windows 10 updates released

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:16:38 +0000

Microsoft released the cumulative updates KB4093120 for Windows 10 version 1703 and KB4093117 for Windows 10 version 1607 yesterday. The two non-security updates fix various issues in Windows 10. Windows users and […]

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Windows Defender Browser Protection for Google Chrome first look

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:05:53 +0000

Microsoft published the new security extension Windows Defender Browser Protection for Google Chrome yesterday which adds another link vetting mechanism to Chrome to protect users against phishing and other malicious types of sites. […]

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Microsoft puts OneNote 2016 on backburner, pushes OneNote for Windows 10

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:47:37 +0000

Microsoft plans to end the confusion surrounding the company's two OneNote applications by focusing development on OneNote for Windows 10 and putting OneNote 2016 on extended life support. OneNote is available in […]

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Google Chrome 66: password export, autoplay blocker, and security updates

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:07:26 +0000

Google started the rollout of Google Chrome 66 for all supported platforms today. The new version of the web browser re-introduces a functional password exporter, comes with video autoplay blocking functionality, and […]

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The end of Opera VPN

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:48:53 +0000

Opera Software announced today that it will retire the company's Opera VPN applications for Android and iOS on April 30, 2018. Opera Software launched Opera VPN for Android in 2016 and Opera […]

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A look at KompoZer Web-editor in GNU/Linux

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:20:08 +0000

Some people code HTML/CSS oldskool in software like Atom, Notepadqq, or even nano/vi, but others enjoy using what’s called a WYSIWYG editor, which stands for What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get. KompoZer, is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG […]

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Avira Privacy Pal first look

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:06:41 +0000

Security company Avira, best know for its antivirus products, launched Privacy Pal yesterday which promises to reveal privacy issues on Windows, prevent (select) tracking on the device, and remove digital traces it […]

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Pale Moon 27.9.0 is out

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:17:02 +0000

The Pale Moon team released an update for the stable version of the web browser yesterday that brings the version to 27.9.0. The new version is available through the web browser's automatic […]

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Intel Threat Detection Technology launches

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:09:54 +0000

Intel launched a new security technology that the company calls Intel Threat Detection Technology today. Intel Threat Detection Technology can best be described as a set of features that assist partners in […]

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Dynamic Weather Theme for Firefox

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:28:20 +0000

Dynamic Weather Theme for Firefox is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that changes the theme of the browser based on the weather conditions of a location in the world. […]

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A look at Mixxx in GNU/Linux

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:12:21 +0000

Most people tend to think of DJ's using Macbooks alongside their equipment when picturing a DJ who uses a laptop in today's world, but little do most realize that GNU/Linux systems can […]

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Ghacks Deals: Pay What You Want: The Complete Cyber Security Certification Bundle

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:07:18 +0000

Pay What You Want: The Complete Cyber Security Certification Bundle includes nine eLearning courses that preps you to ace nine different exams related to security. As is the case with Pay What […]

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Fix PCs no longer recognized in network after Windows 10 version 1803 upgrade

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:44:19 +0000

Microsoft's Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, version 1803, is not out yet because of a last-minute delay caused by reliability issues that Microsoft detected before the rollout process. If you run […]

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Microsoft explains why it delayed Windows 10 version 1803 release

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:09:28 +0000

Microsoft planned to release the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, last Tuesday on the April 2018 Patch Day. The company decided against the rollout of the new […]

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Oath's privacy policy is a privacy nightmare

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:32:05 +0000

If you are an AOL or Yahoo user, then you better take note that Oath, the new Verizon-owned parent company of AOL and Yahoo, has published an updated its privacy policy. The […]

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Enable pre-release features on Windows 10 Insider Builds

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:46:45 +0000

Mach2 is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that you may run to find and enable pre-release features on Insider Builds of the operating system. Windows 10 […]

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Microsoft retires Office Mix on May 1, 2018

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:20:12 +0000

A notification that Office Mix is retiring on May 1, 2018 is displayed when you open the official Office Mix website right now (I'm writing this in April 2018). Microsoft made the […]

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How to verify Digital Signatures of programs in Windows

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:33:30 +0000

Software developers and companies may sign software programs they develop or distribute which is used to validate the integrity of the program to ensure that it has not been altered after it […]

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Video Speed Controller for Firefox

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 07:07:37 +0000

Video Speed Controller is a Firefox add-on that adds shortcuts to the web browser that you may activate to control the playback speed of HTML5 videos on sites like YouTube and others. […]

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Back to Basics Part 6 -- Using the ip command in GNU/Linux for beginners

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 05:48:30 +0000

For years, people used the ifconfig tool to handle their command line IP / network interface related tasks. However, ifconfig is long dead, and has since been replaced with the IP tool, […]

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Avoid Google Maps with GNOME Maps on GNU/Linux

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 05:36:57 +0000

So, it’s not really any secret nowadays, that Google saves pretty well anything you ever do using their services. It’s also no secret nowadays, that many people try and avoid using Google […]

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Why I'm using multiple web browsers

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:25:09 +0000

I get asked frequently about the web browser that I use and I usually answer that I use them all. While that is a bit exaggerated, there is some truth to that. […]

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Opera teases upcoming R2 announcement

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:26:15 +0000

Opera Software revealed yesterday that it will make an announcement soon about something the company just calls R2 at the moment. The announcement on the Opera blog reveals little about what R2 […]

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Enable the Ultimate Power Plan on Windows 10 Pro or Home

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:44:57 +0000

Microsoft announced in February of 2018 that the upcoming Windows 10 Pro for Workstations version would get a unique power scheme called Ultimate Performance. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a special […]

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Mozilla starts to enable TLS 1.3 on Firefox Stable

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 03:49:58 +0000

Eagle-eyed Firefox users and administrators may have noticed that Mozilla dropped a new system add-on on systems running the stable version of Firefox recently. First spotted by Bleeping Computer creator Lawrence Abrams, […]

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