malwarebytes update

Security company Malwarebytes has released another beta version for its flagship product Malwarebytes 3 to fix long-standing issues in the program. Malwarebytes 3, a new product born out of the ashes of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Anti-Exploit, and Anti-Ransomware, has been plagued by bugs ever since its release. As a Malwarebytes user myself, I have been plagued […]

GNOME Startup

Back in the day, what we now know as MATE was initially the GNOME 2.x desktop environment in all it’s glory. Nowadays, GNOMEis an entirely different animal, and one worth exploring for those GNU/Linux users who love to do things differently, and like to stray away from the cookie cutter aspect of computer usage. I […]

vivaldi 1.8 history

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 1.8, the latest version of the company's desktop web browser a moment ago featuring a redesigned history feature, and more. Vivaldi is one of the web browsers that I'm keeping a very close eye on: the browser has come a long way since first beta and stable releases, and grown considerable […]

windows creators update version

Most tech sites report that the Windows 10 Creators Update is out, and many don't fail to mention that the release is the official one. The problem is, that Microsoft has not confirmed that yet, and the past has shown that the first release version is usually not the build that users will get when […]

windows mixed reality

The Windows 10 Creators Update is the third big feature update for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system (after the November Update, and the Anniversary Update). The following guide provides you with an overview of new features of the Windows 10 Creators Update, of features that changed, and of features that Microsoft removed. While called the […]


I have something special for you today: A Pay What You Want Deal for eight Ashampoo programs on Ghacks Deals. You can grab one of the programs if you pay at least $1, and all eight if you beat the average price (currently $18.13 at the time of writing). Here is what is included (first […]

ashampoo snap 10

Ashampoo Snap 10 is a screen capture program for Windows that enables you to capture screenshots and video on Windows devices. I reviewed Ashampoo Snap 7 back in 2013; a lot has changed since then, and yesterday's release of Ashampoo Snap 10 was a good enough reason to revisit the program and write another view. […]

windows feedback hub

Microsoft's Windows Insiders program has crossed the 10 million members mark recently according to a blog post by Microsoft executive Yusuf Mehdi. Introduced back in October 2014 when the first preview build of Windows 10 was released to the public, membership grew quickly to over a million over the course of a couple of weeks. […]

startisback 2.0.1

StartIsBack++ 2.0.1 is the latest version of the start menu replacement program for Windows 10 that works similarly as Classic Shell and Start10. We reviewed the version of StartIsBack+ for Windows 8.1 back when it was released. If you have used that version before, you have a good understanding already what StartIsBack++ 2.0.1 for Windows […]

treesize free 4.0

TreeSize Free 4.0 is the latest free for personal use version of the popular disk space distribution analysis software for Microsoft Windows devices. The program tries to answer one simple question: where did all the free disk space go? We reviewed TreeSize Free back in 2010 for the first time, and found it to be […]

bandizip 6.0

Bandizip 6.0, a new version of the archive software for Windows, has been released featuring a new user interface, and other changes. I switched to Bandizip in 2014 as it supported features that 7-Zip, the program that I used up to that point, failed to introduce much needed features quickly enough. The company responsible for […]

check virus protection

The following guide explains how to disable security messages on Windows 10 to prevent popup notifications on the desktop. Windows 10 monitors security and maintenance related features and settings, antivirus protection and Windows Update for instance, and notifies you if something is not working correctly. If antivirus protection is turned off for instance, you get […]

agnitio voice commands

Agnitio is a free software program for Microsoft Windows computer systems that adds voice commands to the operating system. If you compare the voice controlled computers of science fiction franchises such as Star Wars or Star Trek with what is possible today, you will notice that voice control has a long way to go to […]

chrlauncher chromium

Chrlauncher is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows that lets you download, update, and launch various Chromium versions. Chromium is the open source part of Google Chrome, and other browsers such as Vivaldi or Opera. Users who want to try out Chromium run into several issues right from the start. First, when it comes […]