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PureVPN Brings Faster Speeds than Ever with its 20Gbps Server Upgrade

PureVPN, a highly-rated VPN provider, has upgraded its server infrastructure in three key locations. The company recently announced that it has added new 20Gbps servers in the United States and the United […]

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Windows 11 File Explorer may slow down PCs

Windows 11, which has been released by Microsoft earlier this month, has a number of known issues that affect the performance of certain systems. One major issue affects AMD processors, which may […]

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Bethesda removes Games for Windows Live dependency from Fallout 3 GOTY

Microsoft shut down Games for Windows Live on July 1, 2014. More than seven years later, Bethesda, now a Microsoft-owned company, removed the Games for Windows Live dependency from its Fallout 3 […]

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Microsoft is testing a fix for AMD's Windows 11 performance issue

Microsoft released a new build to Beta and Release Preview Channels of the company's Windows 11 operating system a few hours ago. The patch includes a huge number of fixes for issues […]

Ubuntu 21.10 Released

The next version of Ubuntu, 21.10 “Impish Indri” has been released, with nine months of support since it is not an LTS release. This version of Ubuntu comes with some new features, […]

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How to use winget to install Microsoft Store applications

Microsoft released Windows Package Manager 1.1 earlier this month. The new version of the package manager, known as winget by its users, is available for Windows 10 version 1809 and newer, and […]

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WhatsApp says it is rolling out end-to-end encrypted backups for Android and iOS users

WhatsApp has announced that is rolling out end-to-end encrypted backups for users on iOS and Android. The feature was revealed about a month ago, and had been spotted in the beta version […]

Arch Linux vs Ubuntu: which to choose?

Arch Linux and Ubuntu are two major Linux distributions that both get a lot of attention, have dedicated fanbases, and are used base-distributions for other systems that are forked off of them… […]

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Brave improves bounce tracking protection with new Debouncing feature

The Nightly version of the Brave desktop browser supports a new privacy feature that Brave calls Debouncing. Debouncing is designed to disarm a tracking method called Bounce Tracking, or Redirect Tracking. Bounce […]

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CyberGhost: cheap VPN with good media streaming support, but problematic parent company

CyberGhost is a commercial VPN provider that was founded in 2011 in Romania. The company’s VPN service is available for all major desktop and mobile operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS, Android, […]

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WhatsApp Will Consume Your Google Drive Storage Data: Backup Size Feature in the Works?

At the moment, WhatsApp backups won’t count against your Google Drive storage. That may be about to change. It seems there is more bad news for the Facebook-owned messaging app. It seems […]

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Apple releases iOS 15.0.2 to fix two zero-day exploits; and fails to credit the researcher who found the vulnerability

Last month, Apple released an emergency update for its iPhones, iPads, Mac computers, and Apple Watches to fix a serious security vulnerability. It's happening again, two more zero-day vulnerabilities have been patched […]

Ghacks Deals: Whizlabs Online Certifications: Lifetime Membership

Whizlabs is a publisher of online certification training courses covering a wide variety of topics and skills, including certifications for AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Java, Project Management, Docker, Linux, Salesforce, Kubernetes, […]

Best Google Drive Extensions for Chrome

Are you looking for the best Google Drive extensions for Chrome? Check my list here!

Get the most use out of your favorite cloud storage with these extensions! Ever since its official launch back in 2012, Google Drive has become one of the most popular online cloud […]

First Windows 11 update impacts AMD performance issues even more

When Microsoft released Windows 11 last week, AMD published a support article in which it stated that the performance of AMD powered devices was up to 15% worse than on Windows 10 […]

FontOnLake Malware Can Target Linux Systems

Documentation released by internet security company, ESET, on October 7th, has given details to what was lesser known malware family that emerged this past May, including details that are very relevant to […]

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Windows 11 on incompatible systems: Windows Update is working fine

Yesterday was the first Patch Tuesday after the release of the Windows 11 operating system a week earlier. It was clear that Microsoft would release the first cumulative update for Windows 11 […]

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What Does Archive Mean in Gmail?

Do you have a full Gmail inbox but don’t want to delete emails if you need them later? Archiving can be the answer, but what does that mean? Does your Gmail inbox […]

Windows 11's Task Manager now displays the site name, icon, tab title for Microsoft Edge processes

Windows 11's Task Manager now displays the site name, icon, tab title for Microsoft Edge processes

The Task Manager is a very useful feature in Windows, and the processes list is perhaps the most option in the tool. The list shows you the system resource usage of programs […]

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How useful is Twitter's new "Soft Blocking" feature?

Twitter is rolling out a new feature on the web version of the service that enables users to soft block followers. Basically, what it allows users of the service to do is […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Ruby on Rails Super Bundle

Ruby on Rails is a popular programming language that emerged in 2005.  The Complete Ruby on Rails Super Bundle teaches you the web application framework. It includes 10 courses that have a […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates October 2021 overview

Microsoft released security patches for all supported versions of its Windows operating system today on the October 2021 Patch Tuesday. The company released the first patch for Windows 11, the new version […]

IPVanish VPN Review: good performance, but not the cheapest

IPVanish is a commercial VPN service based in the USA that has been established since 2012. There are desktop programs available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, as well as apps for iOS […]

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Android game developer says some ads were able to bypass Google Play to install third-party apps

Remember the HT Coin Android malware issue that we reported about a couple of weeks ago? The HelloTalk app displayed notifications, which when tapped, downloaded a malicious APK and installed in on […]

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Brother confirms Windows 11 printer issues

Brother has confirmed an issue that is affecting many of the company's printers on devices running Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system. Printers may not be detected correctly by the operating system if […]

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Restore the Classic Volume Mixer in Windows 11

Microsoft removed the classic volume mixer in its Windows 11 operating system and replaced it with a page in the operating system's Settings application. The open source tool Classic Volume Mixer restores […]

How to disable TPM, Secure Boot and RAM requirements for Windows 11

Disable TPM, Secure Boot and RAM requirements for Windows 11 with the latest Rufus beta

It has been a week since Windows 11 was released to the stable channel. The reception to the new iteration has been lukewarm for the most part, with most complaints targeting the […]

Your PC is compatible with Windows 11, but you get an error in Windows Update? Microsoft is working on a fix!

Microsoft released its new Windows 11 operating system earlier this month. Devices that are compatible with Windows 11 may be upgraded to Windows 11 for free via Windows Update. Devices that are […]

Best Dark Mode Extension for Chrome

Need to protect your eyes? I have a list of the best dark mode extensions for Chrome

Save your eyes from blinding light with these great dark mode extensions! Most of us spend plenty of time looking at screens throughout the day. Hours upon hours go to gazing at […]

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How to sign-in to Windows 11 automatically

Some Windows users prefer to sign-in to the Windows operating system automatically. While not advised on multi-user systems or systems with confidential files, the automatic login into Windows can speed up the […]

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Windows 11: list of known issues and resolved issues

Microsoft released its Windows 11 operating system in early October 2021 to the public. The operating system is rolled out gradually Windows Update to compatible Windows 10 devices as a free update, […]

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Improve your privacy with O&O ShutUp10++ for Windows 11

O&O Software released an updated version of its Windows 10 privacy app O&O ShutUp10 this week. O&O ShutUp10++ is the new name of the tool to indicate that it is also compatible with […]

Disabling the Nouveau open-source Nvidia driver to use the proprietary driver in OpenSUSE Leap 15.3

Recently, I decided that I wanted to give OpenSUSE a try, as it’s been nearly ten years since I ran it on my home system for any longer than an hour or […]

PureVPN

PureVPN Brings Faster Speeds than Ever with its 20Gbps Server Upgrade

PureVPN, a highly-rated VPN provider, has upgraded its server infrastructure in three key locations. The company recently announced that it has added new 20Gbps servers in the United States and the United […]

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How to uninstall Widgets in Windows 11

Widgets are just one of the new features in Windows 11. Some people like it, some people don't, we are not going to debate its usefulness here. The problem with the app, […]

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Align the Windows 11 Taskbar to the top with Stardock's Start11

Stardock releases the release candidate of Start 11 this week. Start 11 is the latest product in the Start series of products, which started with Start8 for Windows 8. Microsoft made changes […]

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Old Thunderbird installations will be upgraded to Thunderbird 91 via automatic updates now

The Thunderbird team released two new versions of the open source desktop email client in the past two weeks. Thunderbird 91.1.2 was a smaller bug fix update for all client versions, Thunderbird […]

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Want to easily capture your screen? Here are my top screen recording plugins for Chrome

Ever find something while browsing the internet that was worth recording, but you didn’t have the right tools for it? Here are five of the best screen recording plugins for Chrome on […]

Android 12 Update for Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi rolls out a test build of the Android 12 Update for the Mi 11 and Redmi K40 series

Windows 11 isn't the only operating system that debuted this week, Android 12 was released to AOSP on Monday. Though unlike the desktop OS, the stable version of the mobile firmware isn't […]

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Vivaldi 4.3: translate, usability and privacy improvements

Vivaldi Technologies has just released Vivaldi 4.3 for the desktop and for Android. The new version of the web browser is a significant upgrade, as it improves several key tools and features […]

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AMD says Windows 11 is slowing down its processors by up to 15%

AMD users who have upgraded their devices to Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system or purchased a new AMD-powered device with Windows 11, may be impacted by an issue that may cause […]