Author Archive | Martin Brinkmann

windows 10 messaging everywhere

Microsoft announced today the release of a new Windows Insider Build for Fast ring users that removes the Messaging Everywhere feature from the operating system. Messaging Everywhere allowed users to browse, send and receive Windows mobile text messages on a PC running Windows 10. Basically, what it did was keep the messages in sync between […]


migrate evernote onenote

The following guide walks you through the process of migrating all of your Evernote notebooks to Microsoft's OneNote service. Evernote's recent announcement that it would limit basic users to syncing two devices, and increase pricing of the service for all paying customers, will certainly lead to users leaving the service behind. One Evernote alternative is […]


evernote new pricing

Evernote announced changes for paying and free members of the service in a blog post on the official website yesterday. The price of Evernote Plus and Premium goes up by $1 and $2 per month respectively, while free users will be limited to syncing data between two devices. The new pricing structure is already implemented […]


save to facebook

Facebook released two new browser extensions for Google Chrome yesterday with the aim to improve the share and save experience for users of the site. Sharing is one of the core features of Facebook, and it is either done manually by users, or by clicking on one of the many share buttons displayed on many […]


windows10 anniversary update august 2

Microsoft announced today that the much awaited Anniversary Update for Windows 10 will be available on August 2. The Anniversary Update will introduce a massive set of new features and improvements to Windows 10. This includes among many other things Linux Bash support, extensions for Microsoft Edge, Windows Ink for better ink support, Cortana updates […]


decline windows 10

Better late than never. Microsoft is about to release an update to the company's Get Windows 10 application for Windows 7 and Windows 8 devices that includes a decline option. Microsoft has been criticized heavily for its aggressive push of the Windows 10 operating system. The company's offer looks like a good one on first […]


selfrando tor browser

Selfrando is a new protective feature of the Tor Browser that improves the web browsers defense against hacking attempts and the de-anonymization of users. Tor browser is a popular tool for remaining anonymous on the Internet. It is used by journalists and activists, and regular users as well to do things on the Internet anonymously. […]


just-install

Just-Install is a command line driven program for Windows that enables you to batch install a selection of programs on the operating system it is run on. The Windows operating system does not ship with a package installer itself, but there are several third party tools such as Ninite or Chocolatey that you can run […]


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The Complete Machine Learning Bundle is a massive ten course eLearning bundle that spans over 400 lessons and more than 70 hours of content. The courses are designed for users of all experience level, and cover a wide range of topics: An Introduction to Machine Learning & NLP in Python: Start Studying Machine Learning Techniques […]


google prompt

Google Prompt is a new 2-step verification option that improves the usability of the second verification step by pushing a prompt to a connected smartphone that you just need to tap on to allow or deny the request. 2-step verification, often also called 2-factor authentication, is a popular security option to improve the sign-in security […]


monitor process creation termination

Process Logger Service is a free program for Windows that installs itself as a service to monitor process creation on the computer it is installed on. Processes are launched when you start a program on a device running Windows, but also automatically by software, services or the operating system. While you may be able to […]


plex media server 1.0

Plex Media Server 1.0 is now available for download. The latest version of the popular cross-platform media server application is mostly a bug fix release but still noteworthy due to the version bump. Plex Media Server enables you to run a media server on a computer running Windows, Mac or Linux, or on various NAS […]


youtube-reduce-cpu-load

YouTube works well most of the time if you use a relatively new device to access the site even if you push the available video resolution to the maximum. The same cannot be said for low power devices, for instance the majority of computers that are five or even ten years old. While YouTube works […]


install offer

One of the most frustrating experience when it comes to software is how some companies won't accept no for an answer when it comes to software. A prime example of this is how Microsoft advertises Windows 10 on devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8. Instead of displaying a one-time dialog to users with clearly […]