hide steam games

If you are active on Steam and partake in sales regularly on the platform, you may have a huge library of games already. While that is great, you may have games in that library that you do not want to play ever again. The issue however is that you cannot seem to hide games on […]

vivaldi check updates

I'm keeping a close eye on the development of the Vivaldi browser as it shows some promise especially when compared to other Chromium-based browsers. Vivaldi Technologies releases snapshot builds of the technical preview of the browser regularly which introduce new features more often than not. While it lacks certain features, the pace of development and […]

ninite download

Whenever you download software for Windows on the Internet there is a chance that you get more than you hoped for. I'm talking about adware that developers but also download portals add to programs to earn revenue. While you could distinguish between adware added by software developers and adware added by download portals, the end […]

malwarebytes hijack securityrun

When I ran the usual Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro scan today I noticed that the program detected a set of threats it called Hijack.Securityrun. The threats it detected during the scan were rated as high and malware, and pointed all to the Windows Registry. A quick search for the used threat descriptor Hijack.Securityrun would only return […]

synaptic

I'm using the excellent password manager KeePass version 2.x on Windows to manage all my accounts and information. When I checked the Linux download page, I noticed that only KeePass 1.x was available for Linux which was a problem as the key file that I used could not be loaded in that version. The developer […]

enhanced steam

Enhanced Steam is a popular browser extension that improves and adds features to the steampowered website, home of the Steam gaming platform on the Internet. I have reviewed the Firefox version of Enhanced Steam back in 2013  and found it to be an excellent tool for Steam users. Among the features it adds are DRM badges […]

convertxtodvd 5 review

I installed Linux Mint on a Thinkpad today to get used to the operating system and Linux in general. That got me thinking; what is keeping me from using Linux on all my devices? I have used Windows ever since I got my first personal computer back when the Pentium 1 was the latest craze. […]

network tester

When you are connecting to open wireless networks using an Android device, you sometimes don't know if Internet access is available or if you are blocked from accessing the Internet which happens if it is a paid or restricted service. Network Tester has been designed to quickly test if an open wireless network lets you […]

driver manager

I had to reinstall the operating system on my Thinkpad laptop and decided to install Linux Mint on it instead of Windows 8 or 10, the operating systems that were previously installed on it. The installation of the Linux distribution wentfine. I had to use the Universal USB Installer to copy the ISO image to […]

firefox tracking protection

Mozilla has been working on a privacy feature called Tracking Protection for some time now. The feature is currently only available in Nightly versions of the desktop version of the web browser and there only after activation. The feature landed in Firefox for Android too but has not found its way to the stable version […]