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Ghacks Deals: VPN Special (huge discounts)

Today's special on Ghacks Deals brings you a selection of popular and reliably VPN services that you can subscribe to for a discount. A VPN is useful for a number of situations, […]

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Firefox 63.0 Release Information

The Firefox 63.0 release date is October 23, 2018. Our Firefox 63.0 release overview provides you with extensive details on changes, improvements, removed features and known issues of the new browser version. […]

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How to download Udemy courses

Udemy is a popular online learning resource with more than 80000 video courses at the time of writing. Most courses are paid courses that users need to buy on the site before […]

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Google retires Ctrl-Shift-Q in Chrome to exit web browser

Google Chrome users who use the decade-old keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-Q to exit the web browser are greeted with an onscreen notification in recent versions of Chrome that reveals to them that Google […]

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Symantec retires Norton ConnectSafe (DNS) on November 15, 2018

Computer uses who use Symantec's NortonConnectSafe public DNS service need to switch to another service soon as Symantec announced the shutdown of the service. Symantec launched Norton DNS back in 2010 and […]

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Replacing Notepad with Notepad++ in Windows

The release of the text editor Notepad++ 7.5.9 introduces a new feature for Windows to replace the default Windows text editor Notepad as the default system editor. While users may associate certain […]

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Mozilla tests Premium VPN Service

Mozilla will start the test of a commercial VPN offering tomorrow for a subset of users in the United States. The organization has not created its own VPN network but partnered up […]

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Microsoft details .NET Framework 3.5 End of Support

Microsoft published a .NET Framework lifecycle FAQ update on October 20, 2018 to highlight changes in regards to the end of support for the company's .NET Framework 3.5 software product. The main […]

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Windows 10 version 1809 plagued by another data loss issue

Things don't look that good for Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 feature update for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft had to pull the update days after its release because […]

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Android App Bundles promise smaller application sizes

Google introduced AppBundles in Android Studio 3.2 Beta in June. Android Studio is the main development environment for Android developers and new functionality introduced in the developer software is adopted quickly usually […]

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Ubuntu 18.10 released with new desktop theme

Canonical released a new version of the organization's Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution; Ubuntu 18.10, called Cosmic Cuttlefish, comes with a new community desktop theme, improved snap desktop integration, multi-cloud computing optimizations and other […]

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Find duplicate or broken bookmarks in Google Chrome

Bookmarks Clean Up is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that adds bookmark clean up options to the browser. Chrome users who use the browser's bookmarking functionality extensively will […]

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Autoclose: close programs at a specific time automatically

AutoClose is a free for non-commercial use program that gives Windows users options to close programs automatically at a specific time. It may sometimes be useful to close a particular program at […]

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Change the Windows 10 license with License Switch

License Switch is a free portable software program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system to change the license of the system to another one. While it is quite easy to switch from […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle (85% off)

The Complete Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle is a big Arduino eLearning bundle. The bundle includes six courses for users of all experience levels who want to learn Arduino and related […]

How to install Progressive Web Apps in Google Chrome

Google launched a new feature in Chrome 70 that allows users of the web browser to install Progressive Web Apps (PWA) in the browser. Broken down to the core, Progressive Web Apps […]

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Windows 10 users may soon uninstall more native apps

Microsoft plans to unlock uninstall options for more native applications that the company's Windows 10 operating system comes with by default. Native applications provide users of the operating system with all kinds […]

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Firefox 64: add-ons manager redesign

Mozilla launched a redesigned add-ons manager in Firefox 64 Nightly the other day. Nightly is the cutting edge development version of Firefox that receives features first before they are moved to Beta […]