opera mini for android

Opera Mini is a highly popular web browser that is available for various operating systems including Android. The initial release of the web browser dates back to 2005 and Opera has been working on it ever since. The company released a beta version of a redesigned Opera Mini browser today on Google Play. The new […]

windows dns cache

This is the third part of a mini series about privacy on the Internet. The other parts are linked below. Last time we looked at what websites and sites on the Internet know about you when you connect to them. This time we are expanding on that and look at what you may reveal about […]

flac windows 10

One of the first things that I do after installing Windows on a PC that I plan to use or configure for someone that I like is to install VLC Media Player or SMPlayer to cover all media playing needs. Windows Media Player is not really a bad program but it is very limited in […]

ccleaner 5.0

Piriform, the company behind the popular CCleaner program for Windows and Android, released a preview version of CCleaner 5.0 recently that showcased the new interface of the application. Today, the company released the final version of CCleaner and along with it all the other changes that it did not include in the interface demo version […]

comodo 33 old design

Several browsers based on Chromium came out shortly after Google released its Chrome web browser. Most had in common that they modified or removed privacy related information or modules. Comodo Dragon was one of the browsers and while it did indeed remove privacy related information in the port, it did became clear fast that development […]

select random

Selecting a random file in Windows Explorer / File Explorer can be useful. Maybe you want to play a random song or video stored in a folder full of them, set a new wallpaper or play one of the games stored in a folder. While you can use third-party software for that, most media players […]

7-zip 9.34 final

Update:  It appears that the release is still an alpha for now. What has been added recently are the source codes of the release. It is not clear yet when the final release will be available. 7-Zip has been my archiving program of choice until recently. The main issue that I had with it was […]

turn webcam on off

Ever since the first webcams hit the market webcam hacking has been a topic. Hacks use security vulnerabilities, bad designs or carelessness to gain access to a cam's feed over a network or the Internet. Webcam feeds of thousands of users were made available recently on a website on the Internet and this is just […]