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DuckDuckGo Search switches mapping to Apple Maps

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo announced yesterday that the search engine's map and address related searches and functions are now powered by Apple's MapKit JS framework. The new functionality is live already for […]

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Windows 10 1903 may display Let's make Windows even better prompt

Windows 10 version 1903, the next feature update for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, may display a prompt to users to link more of their devices and services to the operating system […]

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Manage Firefox Add-ons keyboard shortcuts on about:addons

Mozilla plans to integrate a keyboard shortcut manager on the about:addons page of the Firefox web browser. Firefox extensions may map keyboard shortcuts to certain functionality; keyboard shortcuts may speed up certain […]

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Mozilla puts Firefox Test Pilot program to rest

Mozilla announced today that it will sunset the Firefox Test Pilot program on January 22, 2019. The organization launched Test Pilot in 2016 to test new Firefox features. Interested users could join the […]

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A first look at SmartAdblock for Firefox and Chrome

SmartAdblock is a new content blocker for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, and compatible browsers. While there are certainly lots of content blockers out there already, including the excellent cross-platform extensions uBlock […]

Ghacks Deals: The 2019 Blockchain Developer Mastery Bundle (97% off)

The 2019 Blockchain Developer Mastery Bundle teaches you blockchain related skills. The eight courses cover a diverse set of skills such as JavaScript, Blockchain technology, cryptocurrency investing, building cryptocurrencies or introductions to […]

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Better check your Windows 7 PC for Get Windows 10 (GWX) traces

Depending on from what angle you look at it, Microsoft's Get Windows 10 (GWX) campaign to get Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices to upgrade to Windows 10 was either a colossal […]

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Project Alias hacks Amazon Echo and Google Home devices for privacy

More and more households around the world make use of voice controlled devices for all kinds of purposes. Once set up in a location, these devices may provide answers to questions, control […]

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Firefox 66: Scroll Anchoring fixes scroll position jumps during loading

Mozilla implemented a feature called Scroll Anchoring in Firefox Nightly recently that fixes a very annoying scrolling related issue. Here is the issue: open any site with a good number of images […]

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Back up Windows 10 Apps Settings with CloneApp UA

CloneApp UA is a free program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that users and administrators may use to back up or restore settings of UWP applications on Windows 10 devices. The […]

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Google Public DNS supports DNS-over-TLS: but you probably can't use it right now

Google revealed last week that it added support for the privacy feature DNS-over-TLS to  the company's public DNS service Google Public DNS. Google launched Google Public DNS in 2009 at a time […]

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Firefox Fenix for Android mockups

Mozilla is working on a new web browser for Android to replace the currently available Firefox for Android mobile browser. Firefox users who use the browser on Android may have noticed that […]

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Simple Mass Downloader for Google Chrome

Simple Mass Downloader is a browser extension for Google Chrome to download any number of links from open tabs at once in the browser. The developer of the extension was inspired by […]

Firefox 69: Flash disabled by default

Mozilla plans to disable Adobe Flash in Firefox 69 by default according to an updated bug listing on the organization's bug-tracking website. Adobe Flash Player is the last NPAPI plugin that Mozilla […]

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Migrate Windows users with User Profile Wizard

User Profile Wizard is a software for Microsoft Windows devices to migrate user accounts from one machine to another. The program is offered as a free for personal-use version, and the paid […]

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Google launches "your related activity" mobile search feature

Google announced the rollout of a new mobile search feature called "your related activity" that lets users pick up where they stopped previously according to Google. The feature is being rolled out […]

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Microsoft explains the Windows 7 KMS activation issue

Some Microsoft customers started to report activation issues that they experienced on Windows 7 devices on January 8, 2019, after installation of the latest security updates for the operating system. Microsoft updated […]

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How to compact the Firefox Add-ons Manager

Mozilla redesigned the add-ons manager of the organization's Firefox web browser in a recent update to the browser. The update modernized the add-ons manager and replaced the traditional layout with a cards-based […]