data infrastructure

The Ultimate Data Infrastructure Architect Bundle is an eLearning bundle that includes five courses and five ebooks covering ElasticSearch, Apache Spark 2, AWS, MongoDB or Hadoop 2. All courses are designed for users of all experience levels, and the access period is lifetime. The following courses are included in the bundle: Learning ElasticSearch 5.0 -- […]


snes classic

Nintendo announced the Super Nintendo Entertainment System SNES Classic some days ago which will come out in September 2017 worldwide. The device comes in three variants for the US, EU and Japanese market, includes 21 classic games, two controllers, and a HDMI cable. The games are mostly identical, but there are some differences between the […]


controlled folder access

Controlled Folder Access is a new feature of Windows Defender Antivirus that is currently being tested on the most recent Windows 10 Insider Builds. If things go well, it will be one of the new features of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update upgrade that is out later this year. The main idea behind Controlled Folder […]


google photos share your library

Google Photos new Share Your Library feature is currently being rolled out to Google Photos on the Web and mobile devices. Share Your Library is a new feature of Google Photos that Google revealed earlier this year during the Google I/O conference. It is designed to give users of Google Photos an option to share […]


dropbox security checkup

Dropbox released a Security Checkup Tool for all customers yesterday that users of the service may use to verify security related account settings. Designed to improve security, it walks you through a series of verification steps. These are not new, but they have been scattered around on the Dropbox website so far. With the release […]


networkusageview

NetworkUsageView is a free portable program for Windows 8 and newer by Nirsoft that displays network usage data that is collected by the operating system. The free program parses the information of the SRUDB.dat database file that is filled with network usage information on Windows 8 and Windows 10. The database is located under c:\windows\system32\sru\SRUDB.dat. […]


google news whitespace

Google News for the desktop has been redesigned by Google to make the desktop version of the service "more accessible and easier to navigate". Google notes that the new user interface has a "clean and uncluttered look", that the new card format is "easier to browse", and that the new layout focuses on "key elements" […]


KB4022716

Microsoft released the update KB4022716 for the Windows 10 Creators Update version of Windows 10 yesterday evening. The cumulative update brings the version of the operating system to 15063.447, and is available through Windows Update and the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft classifies the update as a quality update; it contains no security updates and introduces […]


windows defender atp exploit guard

Microsoft revealed new security features of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update yesterday to improve Windows 10 device security. The company revealed a new set of tools, all build around Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection: Windows Defender Exploit Guard, Windows Defender Application Guard, and improvements to Windows Defender Device Guard and Windows Defender Antivirus […]


Kaku

We stream nearly everything nowadays, Spotify, Netflix, Crunchyroll...These are just a few of the services that many people nowadays use to get their favourite media wherever they are, and they all have a common theme (besides being stream services); subscription payment plans. Pay a small fee each month and you can have all the media […]


iobit uninstaller 7 interface

IOBit Uninstaller 7 is the next version of the popular Windows software uninstaller which will be released soon by the company. IOBit released a beta version of Uninstaller 7 today; reason enough to take the program for a test ride to find out what is new and changed. The core functionality of the program remained […]


animated gifs chrome

The following guide provides you with information on blocking or limiting animated gifs in the Google Chrome web browser. I was recently reminded how awful animated gifs are when it comes to the accessibility of a website. I visit the site Product Hunt occasionally, and each time I visit it, my eyes are bombarded by […]


Office 2007 support ends on October 10, 2017

Microsoft announced that the company's support for Microsoft Office 2007 will end on October 10, 2017, a little over three months from now. Office 2007 was the first version of the office suite that featured the Ribbon interface instead of toolbars and menus. It was also the version of Office in which the new Office […]


quickviewer image viewer windows

QuickViewer is an ultra-fast image viewer for Microsoft Windows devices that has been designed from the ground up for speed. Image viewers are a dime a dozen on Windows; while there are plenty to choose from -- like the excellent FastPictureViewer, FastStone Image Viewer, HoneyView or XnView -- all differ when it comes to performance, […]


snes classic edition

Nintendo just announced the SNES Classic, a new classic console that the Japanese company plans to release on September 29, 2017. The SNES Classic console follows in the footsteps of the very popular NES Classic. Demand was super high for the NES Classic, and it was often difficult to get your hands on one. Devices […]