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NirSoft releases two offline Registry tools for Windows

OfflineRegistryFinder and OfflineRegistryView are two new portable programs for Windows by NirSoft to view and search offline Registry files. Offline Registry files are any Registry files that are not loaded currently by […]

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Stop websites from reloading pages automatically

Webmasters have a number of techniques at their disposal to create auto-refreshing or reloading websites. From the basic meta refresh to more advanced options that rely on JavaScript. While it may be […]

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Waterfox for Android update brings huge privacy improvements

A new version of the Waterfox web browser for Google's Android operating system has been released. The developer of Waterfox released a first public version of Waterfox for Android in 2017. The […]

Browsers have cookie and anti-tracking enforcement issues

A team of Belgian researchers from KU Leuven analyzed third-party cookie policies of seven major web browsers, 31 ad-blockers and 14 anti-tracking extensions and discovered major and minor issues in all of […]

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Mozilla bans 23 snooping Firefox extensions

Mozilla purged 23 Firefox extensions from the official Firefox Addons website Mozilla AMO and browsers the extensions were installed in today. The ban affects 23 extensions for Firefox that were installed by […]

Ghacks Deals: The Essential Microsoft Excel Lifetime Bundle (98% off)

The Essential Microsoft Excel Lifetime Bundle includes three Microsoft Excel courses for just $9.99. It is discounted by 98% right now on Ghacks Deals for a limited period of time. The bundle […]

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Windows 10 and Server 2016 update changes

Microsoft revealed yesterday that it plans to introduce a new update package for Windows 10 and Server 2016 later this year that is more compact for easier and faster deployment. The company […]

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Stylish add-on makes a return

Stylish, a web browser extension to load so-called userstyles in supported browsers that modify looks and layout of webpages, has returned to the official Mozilla Add-ons Store for Firefox after its removal […]

Set a custom Recycle Bin size on Windows

All versions of Windows include a Recycle Bin to store deleted files. The main idea behind the Recycle Bin is to provide users with options to restore deleted files provided that they […]

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Pale Moon 28.0 Major Update released

Pale Moon 28.0.0 is the first version of version 28.x and as such a major upgrade from the previously used version 27.x which the team released in 2016. The new release is […]

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Remove anything that is sticky on websites

Websites may throw a large number of different sticky things at your browser on load, from "we use cookies" and "please disable your ad-blocker" to "sign-up for our newsletter" or ads that […]

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Opera 55 Stable is out

Opera Software released a new version of the company's Opera Browser to the Stable channel today. Opera 55 is a usability update for the browser for the most part that improves usability […]

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Forvo tells you how words are pronounced

Forvo is a free online service that helps you find out how words are pronounced in any of the 330+ languages the service supports. Forvo is a community-powered website that brings together […]

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Webmasters: test websites with Google's Lighthouse for Chrome

Lighthouse is a free open source browser extension by Google designed to audit web pages and to reveal areas the site could be improved in. The functionality is also integrated into the […]

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Firefox's about:policies page

Mozilla added a Policy Engine to Firefox 60.0 to help organizations with the deployment of the Firefox web browser. Aimed at organizations, most policies are available in home environments as well. While […]

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OneDrive's Protect your important files feature rolls out

Microsoft is in the process of rolling out an update to the company's OneDrive application for Windows 10 that unlocks the Protect your important files feature in the client for home users. […]


Link Android to Windows 10 with YourPhone by Microsoft

Microsoft's strategy changed significantly ever since Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014. One core change that come out of this was that Microsoft started to publish apps for the […]

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Mozilla recommended privacy extension had "phone-home" feature

A browser extension for the Firefox web browser that Mozilla recommended on its official Firefox blog as one of the extensions to make the "Firefox browser a privacy superpower" had phone-home functionality […]