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Mozilla will enforce two-factor authentication for Extension Developers

Firefox extension developers need to set up their accounts to support two-factor authentication (2FA) in early 2020 as this is a new requirement that Mozilla has just announced. Mozilla's reasoning behind the […]

7Caps on-screen indicator for Caps Lock and Num Lock

7Caps is a free tool with on-screen indicators that tell you if Caps Lock and Num Lock are enabled

Not every keyboard has a built-in Caps Lock or Num Lock LED indicator. My laptop for example, has lights to indicate the status of Caps Lock, Mute and Wi-Fi, but there's none […]

RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

Desktop calendars are somewhat of a rarity and these days most people either use cloud-based solutions or the calendar app on their mobile phone for reminders. If you're like me and prefer […]

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IrfanView 4.54 released with improvements and fixes

A new version of the popular image viewer Irfanview has just been released (yes I call IrfanView an image viewer even though it can do a lot more than that). IrfanView 4.54 […]

clipLogger is a freeware tool that captures text that's been copied to the clipboard

clipLogger is a freeware tool that captures text that's been copied to the clipboard

There are quite a few good replacements for the Windows Clipboard. Let's take a look at a freeware program called clipLogger and find out how useful it is. The GUI of the […]

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Google removes options to always show www in the Chrome browser's address bar

Google Chrome users who visit the sites www.example.com and example.com will only see example.com listed in the browser's address bar going forward. Google implemented a change in Chrome 76 earlier this year […]

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AgaueEye is a free hardware monitoring tool that displays an overlay when gaming

If you have watched gaming benchmark videos on YouTube, you may have noticed that there is usually an overlay at the top left corner to display the system's performance. AgaueEye is a […]

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WinRAR 5.80 Final has been released

RARLAB released a new version of the company's popular file archiver WinRAR. WinRAR 5.80 is available for all supported operating systems including Windows, Linux, Mac Os X and Android. Existing and new […]

Ghacks Deals: The Foundational Cisco CCNA Security Bundle (96% off)

The Foundational Cisco CCNA Security Bundle includes three courses that prepare you for Cisco's CCNA certificate exam. It features 53 hours of training for the following certification exams: Course 1: Cisco 100-105: […]

Windows Update Blocker is a portable freeware tool which can disable updates permanently

Windows Update Blocker is a portable freeware tool which can disable updates with a single click

While Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise users can defer upgrades (to a certain extent), Windows 10 Home users cannot, at least not officially. Microsoft never revealed why Home customers don't get the […]

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Gog Winter Sale 2019: Grab a free Wasteland 2 copy

The Gog Winter Sale 2019 has started. The annual event runs from December 11, 2019 to January 2, 2020 this year. Gog promises more than 2500 deals with discounts up to 95%. […]

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How to disable the "Your Windows 7 PC is out of support" full screen popup

Microsoft plans to inform users of the company's Windows 7 operating system on January 15, 2020 that support for the system ended. The company wants to display a full screen popup on […]

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Gmail gets a new forward emails as attachment option

Google is rolling out a new feature on Gmail that enables the forwarding of emails as attachments in the email service. Gmail users who use the web interface currently can forward individual […]

Google Chrome 79 Stable released with security improvements

Google released a new stable version of the company's Chrome web browser on December 10, 2019. Google Chrome 79 is currently being rolled out globally. Chrome users may run a manual update […]

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Windows 7: Microsoft Security Essentials support ends on January 14, 2020

Windows 7 Home users who protect their systems with the security software Microsoft Security Essentials will soon have to find a different product to protect their devices as Microsoft won't support the […]

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

A few months we told you how to disable the Twitter redesign and get the old interface back. Yesterday I ran into the new UI in Firefox even though I kept the […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates December 2019 overview

Welcome to the overview of the last Patch Tuesday of 2019. Microsoft released security and non-security updates for all supported products on December 11, 2019. Our monthly series provides system administrators and […]

Ghacks Deals: The Ultimate 2020 Web Designer & Developer Bundle (97% off)

The Ultimate 2020 Web Designer & Developer Bundle is a big eLearning bundle that teaches you web development and design. It covers Python 3, Ruby, front end development, and includes a course […]