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Mozilla experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you

Mozilla launched Track This today, an experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you by opening a large number of unrelated sites on the Internet. The basic idea behind Track This is […]

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How to disable Twitter's new interface and get the old design back

When websites that you have grown accustomed to for years suddenly change their design, it often gets confusing. You have to re-learn how to use it which is quite a chore. Twitter, […]

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OneDrive: Personal Vault and storage changes

Microsoft announced two changes to the company's OneDrive service yesterday on the official Microsoft 365 website. The first increases the storage of the 50 Gigabyte storage plan to 100 Gigabytes without additional […]

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The Steam Summer Sale 2019 has started

The Steam Summer Sale 2019 has started; it is one of the biggest sales on Steam of the year and runs from June 25, 2019 to July 9, 2019 this year. Many […]

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Bug affects Windows 10 version 1809 shutdown and sleep negatively

Devices with Windows 10 version 1809 may take a prolonged time (60 seconds) to shut down or enter sleep mode because of a newly discovered bug.Microsoft employee Philip Froese confirmed the bug […]

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How to install iPadOS public beta without using iTunes

Apple has released the first public beta of the new iPadOS, which is based on iOS 13.0. And you can try it out right now, and you don't need to use iTunes, […]

Ghacks Deals: AWS Certified Architect Developer Bundle 2019 (Price Drop)

AWS Certified Architect Developer Bundle 2019 includes seven AWS eLearning courses that touch a wide range of topics and skills. Among them DevOps, AWS S3 and Cloudfront, AWS CLI, and SNS. The […]

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Windows Terminal is available as a preview now

Microsoft published a preview version of Windows Terminal, an upcoming multi-tab console and terminal application for Windows on the Microsoft Store. The company released the source code of the Windows Terminal application […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 is out in all its glory

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, a new version of the popular tiny computer featuring major hardware upgrades, is available now starting at $35. The first version 4 release of the Raspberry […]

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Auto Screen Capture for Windows

Auto Screen Capture is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows operating system to capture up to four connected screens automatically. The portable program is probably the most advanced program of […]

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First Chrome browser with Manifest V3 for extensions expected in late July

The first public version of the upcoming Manifest V3 for Chrome extensions is expected to be released in late July or beginning of August. Google published an early draft of the new […]


Joplin is an open source note taking app for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux

Note taking apps are handy and can be used for simple tasks like jotting down lists, to storing important information. The primary use of such an app, at least for me, is […]

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Firefox will use BITS on Windows for updates going forward

Mozilla plans to change the updating technology that the organization's Firefox web browser uses on the Windows platform. The organization plans to use BITS, the Background Intelligent Transfer Service, on Windows to […]

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Firefox 69 Nightly: Fission can now be enabled (for testing)

Mozilla added an option to recent Firefox Nightly version, version 69 at the time of writing, to enable Fission in the web browser. I talked about Mozilla's ambitious Project Fission in February […]

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Microsoft ends Visual C++ Redistributable Chaos

Programs designed with Visual Studio may require a specific version of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable to run. The requirement resulted in the installation of a large number of Visual C++ Redistributable […]

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Mozilla omits CPU architecture information from Firefox's user agent

Mozilla plans to omit CPU architecture information from Firefox's user agent and several supported APIs to reduce the digital fingerprint of Firefox users. Web browsers reveal information automatically to websites that users […]

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KB4503277 and KB4503283 for Windows 7 and 8.1 released

Microsoft released two update previews for the company's Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems on June 20, 2019. The updates are also available for Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 […]

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Microsoft releases Microsoft Edge Chromium Group Policies preview

Microsoft released an early preview of the policies that it plans to support in the Microsoft Edge Chromium web browser. Microsoft Edge Chromium, much like the classic Microsoft Edge browser, Google's Chrome […]