firefox flac support

Mozilla Firefox 51.0 Stable was released on January 24, 2017 to the public by Mozilla via automatic updates and on Mozilla's website. Note: If you are reading this article on January 24, 2017, you may not be able to upgrade Firefox¬† to version 51 yet as Mozilla may not have enabled the new version through […]


memory hogs

Memory Hogs is a free program for Microsoft Windows designed to monitor the performance of PC components, and alert you when thresholds are reached. While you may notice that something is wrong performance-wise when things slow down to a crawl, crash, stutter, or show other symptoms of weakness, it is sometimes not as obvious at […]


blocked webrtc

The Google Chrome extension uBlock Origin Extra adds anti-content blocking capabilities to the popular uBlock Origin extension for Chrome. uBlock Origin is probably the best content blocker for the Google Chrome web browser at this point in time. The extension is updated regularly, and very powerful when it comes to content blocking thanks to options […]


firefox sandbox level

One of the major improvements that comes along with Firefox's new multi-process architecture is sandboxing to improve the browser's security. The multi-process rollout is chugging along nicely, but it will still take at least months before it is enabled by default for all, or at least the majority, of Firefox Stable users. Electrolysis, Firefox's multi-process […]


context menu tuner

Context Menu Tuner is a free program for Microsoft Windows that enables you to add various functions to the right-click context menu on Windows. Many companies that produce software seem to have a Wild West mentality when it comes to adding items to the context menu on Windows. Add first, and maybe provide options to […]


intel driver update utility windows

Intel Driver Update Utility is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices to search for, download, and install Intel driver updates. It is usually a good idea to keep drivers up to date, especially if newer drivers improve the old or add new features that you may be interested in. While there is certainly something […]


windows 10 version 1507

Microsoft announced on Thursday that the original release version of Windows 10 will reach the end of servicing on January 26, 2017. Windows 10 version 1507 was released in July 2015 by Microsoft. It was the Windows 10 RTM version that Windows customers could purchase, or upgrade for free to. Microsoft released two feature updates […]


move steam install folder

Valve published a new update for its Steam gaming platform recently that allows users of the service to move installed Steam games to another folder. The company did add options to change the install folder of Steam games in 2012, but never introduced an option to do the same for games or apps already installed […]


adobe acrobat chrome extension

When Adobe released an update for the company's Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software in January, it installed alongside with it a browser extension for Google Chrome. This "feature" was not mentioned in the changelog, and users had no option to block the installation. Chrome's security mechanism when it comes to the installation of browser extensions […]


firefox select search

Mozilla plans to roll out a new feature in Firefox 53 that makes finding the right item in large select fields more comfortable by adding a search to the field. Select fields provide you with a set list of items that you select one from. This works well if there are not too many items, […]


rufus

Rufus is an easy to use portable software program for Microsoft Windows devices to create bootable USB drives using ISO images. It appears that I have never reviewed Rufus before here on Ghacks, even though I mentioned it a couple of times in the past when it came to the creation of bootable USB media. […]


A report on Cnet suggests that 3D TV won't be the next big thing after all, as the last two major TV makers of 3D TVs announced that they would stop producing 3D TVs in 2017. The revival of 3D in home entertainment began with the release of Avatar back in 2010, but the technology […]


windows 10 insider preview 15014

Microsoft pushed out a new Windows 10 Insider Build today, bringing the latest version of the development version to version 15014. The company published a blog post on the Windows Experience Blog that highlights major changes, and issues that users may experience. As always, the features listed here will likely be part of the Windows […]


medicat

MediCat DVD is a bootable troubleshooting environment that ships with Linux and Windows boot environments, and troubleshooting tools. The author of MediCat DVD designed the bootable toolkit as an unofficial successor to the popular Hiren's Boot CD boot environment. Hiren's Boot Cd has last been updated in 2012, and while it works in many cases, […]