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Ghacks Deals: The Ultimate ITIL Certification Training Bundle (98% off)

The Ultimate ITIL Certification Training Bundle is a bundle of 14 eLearning courses that prep you for ITIL certification exams and let you earn PDUs to help qualify to take them. All […]

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Chrome's Clear Browsing Data exempting Google Account

Chrome users who open the Clear Browsing Data prompt of the browser may have noticed a new "you won't be signed out of your Google Account" addendum to the Cookies and other […]

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uBlock Origin can block JavaScript by default now

A recent update to the cross-browser content blocker uBlock Origin introduced an option to block JavaScript by default for all visited sites or individual sites. The new option of uBlock Origin 1.17.0 […]

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How to update Chrome extensions manually

Chrome extensions are not necessarily updated the moment a new version of an installed extension is published on the Chrome Web Store. Google rolls out updates to Chrome, other company products and […]

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The new Office 2019 is here and it's Windows 10 exclusive (on Windows)

Microsoft unveiled the new version of the company's Office suite Microsoft Office 2019 today.  The new Office 2019 will be released for Windows 10 (and newest LTSC of Windows Server) and Apple […]

Microsoft Search brings Bing and Microsoft Apps closer together

Microsoft launched a new product dubbed Microsoft Search today designed to improve the search experience of people using Microsoft products in organizations. If you break it down to the core, Microsoft Search […]

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Control big Android devices better with a single hand

Reachability Cursor: one-handed mode mouse pointer is a new application for Google Android to control big Android devices with a single hand. Smartphones seem to get bigger with every passing year; while […]

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This Firefox bug may crash the browser and your operating system

A newly discovered bug in the desktop version of the Firefox web browser may crash the browser and under certain circumstances the entire operating system. Discovered and revealed by security researcher Sabri […]

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Don't like Chrome's new sign-in experience? Do this!

Google made a fundamental change to the sign-in experience in the Google Chrome web browser with the release of Chrome 69 to the Stable channel. Basically, what Google did was link Google […]

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Firefox 65: New Cookie Jar Policy to block tracking

Mozilla plans to launch a new anti-tracking method in Firefox 65 that blocks tracking resources from accessing storage on all desktop platforms. The new policy is designed specifically to limit cross-site tracking […]

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Mozilla Firefox 62.0.2 is out

Mozilla released Firefox 62.0.2 on September 21, 2018 to the Release channel. The new version of the web browser is a minor update that addresses bugs and security issues in Firefox Stable. […]

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Microsoft explains Windows 7 update error 0x8000FFFF

A group of administrators and users who tried to install the August or September 2018 patches on Windows 7 devices reported that the update installation would fail with error 0x8000FFFF. The issue affected […]

Mozilla wants to estimate Firefox's Telemetry-off population

Mozilla Firefox is one of the few web browsers out there that gives users and system administrators options to turn off Telemetry. Telemetry, which Mozilla introduced in Firefox 7 back in 2011, […]

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Firefox gets improved autoplay blocking soon

The Firefox web browser will soon block autoplaying media on webpages visited in the web browser more reliable. Mozilla added options to control HMTL5 video autoplay in 2015 in Firefox and while […]

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Windows 10 KB4458469, KB4457136, KB4457141 and KB4457127 updates

Microsoft released new cumulative updates for supported versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system on September 20, 2018. The updates KB4458469, KB4457136, KB4457141 and KB4457127 address a huge number of issues in […]

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Pale Moon 28.1.0 Release Information

Pale Moon 28.1.0 was released on September 20, 2018 to the release channel. The new version of the web browser is a performance and security update. It replaces Pale Moon 28.0 which […]

FastStone Image Viewer 6.6 is a lot faster

FastStone released a new version of the company's picture viewer FastStone Image Viewer today that brings the version of the application to 6.6. FastStone Image Viewer 6.6 improves the performance of certain […]

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The Ultimate MCSE Certification Training Bundle includes four eLearning courses the prep you for four Microsoft Windows Server 2016 certification exams. The exams are Microsoft 70-740, Microsoft 70-741, Microsoft 70-742, and Microsoft […]