chrome side by side windows

Chrome uses on Windows could not use Chrome Stable and one of the pre-release versions of the browser side-by-side up until now. This changes with today's announcement as Google lifted the restriction. This means that it is now possible to install and run Chrome Stable and pre-release versions of Chrome on Windows. Google notes that […]


firefox 55 prefs changes

This guide offers information on changes made to the Firefox 55 preferences, as well as new, deprecated, or removed Ghacks user.js preferences. Mozilla released Firefox 55.0 to the Release channel on August 16, 2017. The new version of Firefox improved session restore on startup significantly, but is also incompatible with older versions as profile data […]


blur faces

Ryan Stevens, Software Engineer at YouTube, announced today that YouTube has updated the service's Blur Faces tool to improve its accuracy and ease of use. YouTube introduced a face blurring tool back in 2012 as a feature to anonymize faces in videos. The feature blurred all faces that the algorithm detected automatically which limited the […]


selenium ide

The Selenium IDE add-on for Firefox, an add-on used to automate tests in Firefox for web development and other testing scenarios, is not compatible with Firefox 55. We reviewed Selenium IDE back in 2006 and concluded that it is an excellent tool in a web developer's and tester's arsenal. Selenium is a testing software that […]


refs removal fall creators update

Microsoft will remove support for creating ReFS (Resilient File System) storage devices for all versions of Windows 10 except for Windows 10 Enterprise and the upcoming Windows 10 Pro for Workstations in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. The company published a list of features that will be deprecated or removed in the Windows 10 […]


plex media server 1.0

Plex, the creator of client-server media streaming solutions, has updated its privacy policy and removed the option for users to opt-out of telemetry collection. The company provides free and commercial products, and the inability to opt-out affects all users of the service. The company published a summary of the changes on Friday, but has since […]


terms of service didnt read

Terms of Service; Didn't Read is a free online service and browser extension that provides you with terms of service summaries. Whenever you sign up for an online service, or install most software programs or applications on your devices, you agree to the terms of service of the developer, company or manufacturer. The vast majority […]


on1 effects free

On1 Effects Free is the free version of the professional grade photo effects and filtering program for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X devices. The free version of the application comes with options to apply filters, preset, borders and textures to photos (or any other image), photo editing tools t make quick adjustments, and […]


google app autoplay

Google announced on August 18, 2017 that company engineers enabled autoplaying videos in Google Search results in Chrome and the Google application for Android. The feature will roll out to all Google app and Chrome users on Android in the coming weeks. The company tested the change on a subset of users in previous months; […]


onedrive uninstaller

OneDrive Uninstaller is a free batch script for Windows 10 that removes Microsoft's file storage and synchronization service completely. Windows 10 devices come with OneDrive included. The file sync and storing service is used to sync data between devices if you use a Microsoft Account to sign in on Windows 10. It furthermore provides access […]


itunes cpu redux

iTunes CPU Redux is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices to tame the resource usage of Apple's iTunes software on Windows. Apple's iTunes software is quite the heavyweight on Windows systems. The program installs a lot of services on the system, and may run a number of processes at the same time. Some […]


sort bookmarks

Sort Bookmarks is a new Firefox add-on that you may use to sort all bookmarks of the browser using the sort options the add-on provides. Bookmarks in the Firefox web browser are not sorted by default. When you add a bookmark to the browser, it is added to the end of the folder that you […]


google search lite

Google launched Google Search Lite, a less-heavy version of Google Search for Android in select regions of the world yesterday. The new application is marked as experimental when installed, so handle it the same way as other beta releases of applications. Designed to be faster, less hardware hungry and to use less data, Google Search […]


kaspersky secure connection

Kaspersky Secure Connection: VPN service is a new application by Russian security company Kaspersky for the Android mobile operating system. The application is available as a free and premium version. The free version of the application is good for 200 Megabytes of daily traffic, the premium version removes the restriction, can be used on up […]


windows 10 accounts

Windows 10 Accounts is a browser extension by Microsoft for Google Chrome that improves the sign in process in Chrome for supported websites and services. Google Chrome is the world's most web browser, and the majority of Windows users use Google Chrome and not the Microsoft browser's Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge. While Microsoft tried […]