onedrive pause sync

Microsoft released an update for its OneDrive for Windows desktop client yesterday that introduces a new pause feature for home and business versions of OneDrive. The OneDrive desktop client offered no options to pause the syncing of files up until now. This meant that you had to terminate the whole program to stop if from […]

opera sync reset password

Opera informed the public yesterday that it detected an attack on the company's server used for the Opera Sync system. Earlier this week, we detected signs of an attack where access was gained to the Opera sync system. This attack was quickly blocked. Our investigations are ongoing, but we believe some data, including some of […]

whatsapp disable share account info

WhatsApp users worldwide will receive a prompt over the course of the next few days that moves the application one step closer to its parent company Facebook. As you know, Facebook acquired WhatsApp back in 2014 for $19 billion. While it pushed one of the most successful messaging products into Facebook's product lineup, many wondered […]

microsoft site cant be reached

Some Chrome users experienced issues when opening Microsoft sites in the web browser as they were greeted by a "this site can't be reached" error instead of the real website. This happened on different Microsoft properties but not all of them. I experienced it when I tried to open the Microsoft Web Store for instance, […]

bulk image downloader 5.0

Bulk Image Downloader 5.0 is the latest version of the excellent image (and video) downloading program for Windows devices that I consider best of its class. I reviewed Bulk Image Downloader 4.65 back in 2013, and release of the new major version justifies a new look at the program to see what is new and […]

If you are a Dropbox customer, you may have received an email from the company informing you that it reset the password of the Dropbox account. The email offers little information about the why, only that it is a reaction of a security incident that took place in mid-2012. What this means is that user […]


The Ultimate PC Data Security Suite Bundle is a specialized software bundle for Windows PCs that includes licenses for three security programs in total. The programs in question are Folder Lock 7, USB Block and USB Secure. Not your classic antivirus solutions but maybe useful nevertheless depending on how you use the computer. Folder Lock […]

virtual desktop enhancer

Microsoft implemented native virtual desktop support in the company's Windows 10 operating system that allows users to use multiple virtual desktops to divide programs on to them. The feature is not entirely new though, not even on Windows, as Microsoft offered a program called Virtual Desktop Manager for its Windows XP operating system. The functionality […]

manage edge favorites

ManageEdge is a free program for Microsoft Windows -- specifically Windows 10 as Edge is only available on it -- that lets you manage Edge favorites. I walked you through working with favorites in Edge yesterday, and one of my fabulous readers mentioned ManageEdge in the comment section as an option. ManageEdge does most of […]

youtube social network

Google tried to establish a social networking site several times in the past to complete with the almighty Facebook. But even the company's latest endeavor in the social space, Google Plus, did not work out as planned. If you consider that Google went all in that time, forcefully integrating Google Plus in many of the […]

installed programs

Have a look at the list of installed -- or portable -- programs on your system right now. Do you see programs on the list that you used in the past but no longer? Or programs that you never used even though they are installed or available? The All Apps listing of the Windows 10 […]

playstation now pc

Back in the good old days of console gaming, say the 16-bit era, there was a clear distinction between what was available on consoles and what elsewhere. Sure, there were multi-platform titles available for consoles and home computer systems or the PC, but most of the time you had to own multiple platforms to play […]

microsoft edge favorites import

Microsoft Edge supports favorites -- what all other browsers call bookmarks -- just like its predecessor Internet Explorer does. It shares some similarities with Internet Explorer, but handles some things completely different as well. The following guide helps you work your way through Microsoft Edge's Favorites implementation. It goes over the basics, importing, adding, and […]

webp firefox

Mozilla, makers of Firefox and other things, is working on bringing support for the webp format to the Firefox web browser. WebP is an image format developed by Google (based on tech by a company Google acquired) that offers lossy and lossless compression. Google designed the format as an alternative to the aging jpeg image […]