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Surprise, surprise. If things remain as they are, Windows 10 users who upgrade to the Anniversary Update won't be able to turn off Cortana anymore using the Cortana settings. If you compare the start menu settings of Cortana of the current version of Windows (version 1511) with those of the Anniversary Update (version 1607) you […]


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Microsoft announced two new tools, Researcher and Editor, for Word 2016 today that introduce better research integration and writing assistance. Word 2016 is the newest version of the popular word editing software that is available to Office 365 users and customers who purchased a standalone copy of Office 2016. The update is available today to […]


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No More Ransom is an anti-ransomware help site by law enforcement and IT security companies to assist users in preventing, identifying, and decrypting ransomware threats. The website offers three core features: ransomware information, access to decryption tools, and a ransomware identification tool. If you know the name of the ransomware that infected a PC, you […]


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If you are running Firefox Nightly, the cutting edge version of the Firefox browser, you may have noticed a new system add-on that goes by the name FlyWeb already. FlyWeb, just like Pocket or Hello, are so-called system add-ons. The main difference to regular add-ons is that they get installed with the browser and not […]


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CompTIA A+ 2016 Certification Prep is a two course eLearning bundle that preps you for CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 220-902 certification. CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile hardware, networking, troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues. CompTIA A+ 220-902 covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, OSX and Linux, as well as […]


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Only a couple of days are left until Microsoft's "everyone, gather around and grab a free copy of Windows 10" offer expires. Without getting into the "should you, or should not you" argument again when it comes to the upgrade offer to Windows 10, you may wonder if there is a way to grab the […]


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Verizon and Yahoo announced today that Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for "approximately $4.83 billion [US Dollar] in cash". The acquisition marks the end of Yahoo's independence, and moves core assets under the Verizon umbrella. Verizon, which acquired AOL last year, controls several key Internet properties already including The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, and […]


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What is it with companies using descriptive terms for their products that don't really match what you are getting? Internet flatrates that limit the amount of data that you may transfer, anyone? Google rolls out an update for the Google Maps application on Android currently that brings improved offline access capabilities to the mapping app. […]


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Prisma is a popular application that was originally released for iOS that you could use to apply filters to photos. The application has been released for Android today. Photo filter applications are still tre chic with Instagram leading the pack but thousands of other applications competing for users. Prisma takes the whole "apply filter to […]


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Microsoft changed how feature updates are released on Windows. While updates are still delivered via Windows Updates and other update options, updates on Windows 10 are not reflected in the operating system's name. There is no Windows 10 Service Pack 1, or Windows 10.1, for instance, and Microsoft has no plans to change that. This […]


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Many file synchronization services display overlays on icons that indicate a file's or folder's sync status. This is useful as it provides direct information on whether files are available on the local system, currently in sync, or not available at all. If you have installed several sync clients on your Windows PC, or tried several […]


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If you happen to store photos on Microsoft's online file hosting and synchronization service OneDrive, you may have noticed already that Microsoft added new features to it recently. Probably the biggest one announced yesterday was the new automatic albums functionality. Basically, what it does is try to group photos based on time and location, and […]


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Only 1.7% of all Firefox users on Windows are running a 64-bit version of the browser while the majority of users runs a 32-bit version of Firefox according to Mozilla. Mozilla released a 64-bit version of the Firefox web browser for Windows last year but has not actively promoted it yet. The main Firefox Stable […]


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Toshocat is a free desktop application for Windows, Mac and Linux devices that provides you with options to manage, track and discover anime and manga shows, books or movies. The program is quite heavy on the download side with its 60+ Megabyte. This can be attributed mostly to the tools it ships with. Simply run […]