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First look at Firefox's Multiple Picture-in-Picture video feature

Most web browsers support a picture-in-picture video feature to watch a video in an independent window on the screen. One of its main purposes is to watch a video while doing something […]

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Topydo is a command-line based program for Todo.TXT

A good way to get things done, is to set reminders for tasks. I'm a fan of Todo.TXT, it is an efficient, offline note-taking system which works with plain text editors like […]

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Mozilla ends the Promoted Firefox Add-ons Program

Mozilla Add-ons Product Manager Jorge Villalobos announced the end of Mozilla's Promoted Add-ons pilot for the Firefox web browser on January 21, 2021. The organization decided not to move forward so that […]

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Thunderbird will use multiple processes in the future

If you are using the Nightly version of the Thunderbird email client, called Thunderbird Daily, then you may have noticed that recent versions of Thunderbird Daily use multiple processes. Stable and Beta […]

TitleBarBattery displays your laptop's battery percentage in every window

TitleBarBattery displays your laptop's battery percentage in every window

If there is one thing that laptop users worry about constantly, it's the device's battery life. Many users keep their computer plugged in at all times for work/gaming purposes. But sometimes you […]

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First non-final Tabs redesign courtesy of Proton lands in Firefox Nightly

Mozilla is working on a Firefox design refresh under the codename Proton. The project is in its early stages but the general plan appears to be to refresh pretty much any user […]

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Favicons may be used to track users

Security researchers of the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a new method to track Internet users that is persistent across sessions, even if users clear cookies and the browsing cache. […]

Run tasks automatically, monitor your email inbox, and run web searches with TaskRunner

Run tasks automatically, monitor your email inbox, and run web searches with TaskRunner

Automating things that you do frequently can aid you in becoming more productive. There are a few good programs that you can choose for this purpose such as RoboIntern or System Scheduler. TaskRunner […]

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Microsoft Edge 88 Stable is a security update that drops FTP and Flash support

Microsoft released a new stable version of its Chromium-based Edge web browser on January 21, 2021. Microsoft Edge 88 is a security and feature update that introduces several new features and changes […]

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Google improves the password management feature in Chrome 88

Google released a new stable version of the company's Chrome web browser to the public this week. Chrome 88 fixed security issues and removed Adobe Flash among other things. Google improved the […]

Ghacks Deals: Heimdal Thor Award Winning Security Programs

Heimdal Security has created several security products under the Thor umbrella; all of these are available currently as a deal on Ghacks Deals. Heimdal Thor Vigilance is an antivirus solution that protects the […]

HashPass is an unconventional password generator that hashes text and converts them to strong passwords

HashPass is an unconventional password generator that hashes text and converts them to strong passwords

Password managers make our lives easier, and online identities a little safer. The best part is that they create complex passwords and you don't have to remember those. Password managers like KeePass […]

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Firefox for Android is still miles away from full extension support

When Mozilla launched the redesigned Firefox mobile browser for Android, codename Fenix, in 2020, it knew that the new browser did not support all the features of the previous one. The organization […]

Ghacks Deals: The Premium Learn to Code 2021 Certification Bundle (98% off)

The Premium Learn to Code 2021 Certification Bundle includes 27 courses that teach you how to code and cover various aspects of coding. Programming languages that are covered in the bundle include […]

NeeView is an open source image viewer that displays two images simultaneously like pages from a book

NeeView is an open source image viewer that displays two images simultaneously like pages from a book

Most image viewer programs allow you to view one image at a time. I'm not talking about thumbnails, but a larger view of the pictures. If you want to browse your photo […]

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Brave update introduces IPFS support, but what does that mean?

Brave released an update for the company's Brave web browser on January 19, 2021. The major feature of Brave 1.19 is support for IPFS, the Interplanetary File System protocol. Many users don't […]

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Google Chrome 88 is a security update and the first Chrome version without Flash

Google released Chrome 88 for all supported operating systems, the desktop platforms Windows, Linux and Mac, for Android and Chrome OS, on January 19, 2021. The release is a security update that […]

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Firefox to support the printing of multiple pages per sheet

Mozilla's Firefox web browser will soon support the printing of multiple pages per sheet. The new functionality is available in Firefox Nightly, the development edition of the Firefox web browser, already and […]