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New Microsoft Edge gets Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) protection

The latest version of Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser includes options to enable protection against Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUAs). The feature blocks downloads of software programs that Microsoft Defender SmartScreen […]

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0Patch to support Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 with security patches after official support end

Microsoft plans to end support for the company's operating systems Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in January 2020. Enterprise customers may purchase extensions to extend support by up to three […]

How to whiteout text in PDFs using DocHub

How to whiteout text in PDFs using DocHub and Google Docs

Filling up a PDF form is pretty easy. You fire up a PDF editor application, use the text tool in it and type away. Editing a PDF which already has text in […]

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Google implements backward-forward cache in Chrome 79 Canary

Google engineers revealed in February 2019 that they were working on a new feature in Chrome that would speed up the backward and forward browsing behavior of the browser. Google wanted to […]

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Will Microsoft launch a consumer Microsoft 365 subscription product?

Microsoft has put a strong focus on subscriptions in the past couple of years. The company launched Office 365 for consumers, businesses and Enterprises, and Microsoft 365 for businesses and Enterprises. The […]

How to create a private torrent using qBittorrent

How to create a private torrent using qBittorrent

If you have a set of files that you wish to share with someone, but don't want to use cloud storage services, there are a few options that you can use. Syncthing […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Python Certification Bootcamp Bundle (98% off)

The Complete Python Certification Bootcamp Bundle is a big eLearning bundle that that is all about learning Python. The twelve courses of the bundle cover a wide range of topics, from learning […]

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Microsoft releases new open source font Cascadia Code

Microsoft released a new open source font today on the company's GitHub website. The new font, called Cascadia Code, was announced at Microsoft's Build event in May. It is a monospaced font […]

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Web Browser Vivaldi 2.8 has been released

Norwegian company Vivaldi Technologies released a new version of the company's Vivaldi web browser on September 20, 2019 to the public. Vivaldi 2.8 is an update for the desktop web browser that […]

Metatogger is a great way to manage your music library

Metatogger is a great way to manage your music library

A properly categorized music library is important for music lovers who listen to music on their electronic devices. The best way to manage your collection is by tagging your songs and albums […]

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Here is what is new in Firefox 69.0.1 Stable

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 69.0.1 later today; the stable channel update for Firefox 69.0 is a small release that fixes several issues and security vulnerabilities. The new version of Firefox will […]

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Microsoft restores Optional Updates listing in Windows 10 version 20H1

Microsoft plans to restore optional updates listings in the next major feature update of Windows 10 that the company plans to release in May 2020. The company removed the practical optional update […]


AntennaPod is my new favorite podcast player for Android

AntennaPod is a free open source podcast application for Google's Android operating system that is easy to use and feature-rich. Podcasts are audio shows that can be streamed or downloaded to a […]

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Meld is an excellent file and folder comparison tool for Windows and Linux

Ever had two sets of the same files and folders and couldn't decide which one to retain? It may take a long time to actually open each to verify the one that's […]

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Mozilla will release a new Firefox version every 4 weeks from 2020 on

Mozilla announced on September 17, 2019 that it will speed up the Firefox release cycle from 2020 onward for all Firefox channels. New Firefox versions get released every six to eight weeks […]

Ghacks Deals: Heimdal Thor Premium Home Antivirus: 5-Yr Subscription

Heimdal Thor Premium Home is the most comprehensive security product produced by Heimdall Security for home users. The Windows security program includes two core modules called Vigilance Home and Foresight Home that […]

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Improve your Amazon Prime Video experience with Refined Prime Video

Refined Prime Video is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that improves the user experience on Prime Video in three meaningful ways. Amazon Prime Video is a popular streaming […]

Lifeograph is an encrypted journal application for Windows, Linux and Android

Lifeograph is an encrypted journal application for Windows, Linux and Android

Keeping a journal is a nice way to reflect upon oneself. It can help you become a better person, nurture good habits, can be used for research, making budgets, make health related […]