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Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa is now available

Linux Mint 19.1 codename "Tessa" was released on December 19, 2018. The new version of the popular Linux distribution is a Long Term Support release that will receive updates until 2023.  It […]

Oracle releases VirtualBox 6.0.0

Oracle released a new major version of the virtualization solution VirtualBox for all supported operating systems on December 18, 2018. VirtualBox 6.0.0 is available for 64-bit versions of Windows, OS X, Linux, […]

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A first look at Windows Sandbox

Windows Sandbox is a new virtualization feature that Microsoft will integrate in Windows 10. Windows Sandbox allows users and administrators to run software in a sandbox so that it cannot harm the […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete Robotics eBook Bundle (90% off)

The Complete Robotics eBook Bundle gives you lifetime access to five eBooks about robotics. The books focus on ROS Robotics, a popular open source operating system for robots. The books are designed […]

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Google will take action against website history manipulation

Chromium developers plan to integrate functionality in Chromium that protects against history manipulation by websites. History manipulation refers to sites adding pages to the browsing history, e.g. in the form of a […]

Windows 10 version 1809 available for "advanced users"

The latest feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1809 -- The October 2018 Update -- is now available for "advanced users" according to Microsoft. Microsoft started the rollout of the […]

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Video Speed Controller for Google Chrome

Video Speed Controller is a free browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser and compatible browsers that gives you better video playback controls. The extension seems to be related to the […]

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Manage SendTo menu items in Windows

SendTo Menu Editor is a freeware for all supported versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system that you may use to manage SendTo menu items. Windows Explorer and File Explorer include a SendTo […]

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Remove Backgrounds from Photos automatically

Remove.bg is a new free online service that you may use to remove the background of photos automatically that you upload to the service. Sometimes, you may want to remove background noise […]

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BlackViperScript: make bulk changes to the Windows 10 Service configuration

BlackViperScript is a PowerShell script to make bulk changes to the Service configuration of Windows 10 PCs based on Black Viper's Services suggestions. Black Viper published service configurations for several versions of […]

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Is Microsoft deprecating the People feature in Windows 10?

Microsoft introduced a feature that it called My People back in 2017 in Insider Builds of the then-upcoming Fall Creators Update feature update for Windows 10. Windows 10 users could pin contacts […]

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Most Internet users still prefer weak passwords over secure ones

If you are a reader of this blog you know that it is essential to use unique and strong passwords for any online or offline service that you use. Most use a […]

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Manage Firefox tabs, bookmarks and containers in the sidebar

Sidebery is a new extension for the Firefox web browser to manage browser tabs, bookmarks, and containers in the sidebar. The default sidebar of the Firefox web browser may display bookmarks or […]

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Here is another reason to avoid "check for updates" in Windows 10

Windows 10 and updates, a never ending story. Michael Fortin, Corporate Vice President, Windows, revealed insights about the update testing and vetting process at Microsoft this week. Microsoft releases cumulative updates on […]

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How to bookmark multiple tabs in Firefox 64+

Firefox 64 was released this week; the release brought along with it a number of changes including support for multi-tab operations. Firefox users can Shift-click or Ctrl-click on tabs in the browser's […]

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Windows 10 1903: Set a default Task Manager tab

Windows 10 users may set a default Task Manager tab in the next feature update for the operating system. Microsoft modified the Task Manager in Windows 10; the company added features to […]

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YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 224 million comments in Q3 2018

Google owned YouTube published the YouTube Community Guidelines Enforcement report for the third quarter of 2018 yesterday. The report highlights that YouTube removed 7.8 million videos, 224 million comments, and 1.6 million […]

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Winter Games Sale on gog.com has started

The gog.com Winter Sale has started today. PC gamers can head over to the gog website to grab a free game and buy more than 2000 discounted games over the course of […]