materialchess

MaterialChess is a free application for Google Android devices that lets you play and train chess in a variety of ways. One of the most refreshing features of the application is that it is completely free of charge. It does not cost a dime, does not request privacy invasive permissions, does not contain advertisement or […]


windows 10 dark theme

Themes in Windows have not changed all that much since the release of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system. All versions of Windows ship with a selection of themes that you can switch between. Microsoft divides themes up into regular themes and high contrast themes, but that is about it. Each theme may change the desktop […]


google trusted contacts

Trusted Contacts is a new personal safety application for Android devices that allows others to find out your last known location. The main idea behind the app is to give one or more contacts the status of trusted contact. These can be family members, close friends, parents, or your spouse. Once you have given someone […]


opera predictors

Opera Software integrated what it calls an address bar speculative prerenderer in Opera 43 to speed up the loading of resources from the address bar. We talked about this back when the developer version of Opera hit version 43, but did not know much about the feature as Opera did not reveal an awful lot […]


google invisible recaptcha

Google is about to roll out an updated version of the company's captcha protection that tries to determine whether a connection was made by a user or Mr. Roboto. Captchas are designed to separate between humans and bots. While sites may want to allow entrance to all human visitors, they may not be as forthcoming […]


firefox reset preferences

Mozilla releases updates to Firefox Stable regularly. The organization did so on a six week schedule in the past, but has loosened that up a bit in recent time. This schedule bumps the number in front of the dot by one. Smaller updates may increase the number after the dot to fix smaller issues or […]


vrbackupper virtual reality data backup

VrBackupper is a free backup program for Microsoft Windows that lets you back up virtual reality data for safe keeping or migration. Virtual Reality is not mainstream yet, but it seems to have better chances than 3D TVs to get there. We have a couple of competing systems that are available right now, including Oculus […]


lucas chess

Lucas Chess is a free chess training and playing program for Microsoft Windows devices that ships with an impressive set of features. While I do know how to play chess, I was never particularly good at the game. My father taught me the game of kings, but I lost interest in the game and started […]


windows 10 developer mode

Microsoft announced a change in Windows 10's most recent Insider Build recently that improves the handling of symlinks -- symbolic links -- on Windows 10. Symbolic links have been part of Windows since Vista, and are a mighty useful feature of the operating system. A symbolic link can best be described as a pointer that […]


drm info

DRM Info is a free application for Google Android devices that displays to you the installed Digital rights Management (DRM) modules. DRM is used by the majority of subscription-based services that stream media to your devices. This is the case for Netflix, Amazon Video and the majority of other companies out there that provide you […]


gamedvr config

Game DVR is a new feature of the Xbox application on Windows 10 that enables you to record video games you play on the system. The feature is enabled by default on all devices running Windows 10. While it does not record game footage in the background by default on Windows 10 PCs, it is […]


microsoft holiday album giveaway

If you are in need of a bit of music for this Holiday -- read Christmas -- season, then Microsoft has you covered. The company has just launched the Holiday Album Giveaway on Windows Store. What you get? Nine Christmas themed albums for you to enjoy, or not. The enjoyment question depends on whether you […]


anydesk 3.0

TeamViewer 12.0 was released just a couple of days ago, and now it is AnyDesk's turn to release a brand new version of the company's remote control software. We reviewed AnyDesk back in 2014 for the first time. The program, created by ex-TeamViewer employees, showed great promise back then. The new AnyDesk 3.0 is available […]


powershell network adapter priority

If a computer running uses multiple network adapters, say an Ethernet connection and a Wi-Fi connection, it uses priorities to decide which adapter to use. Note: The following guide is for Windows 10, but it should work on previous versions of Windows equally well for the most part. Windows 10 does a good enough job […]