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Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Recently we told you about FoxyTab, which is an amazing way to manage tabs in your web browser. Want something to complement it? Try Tabhunter. It is an open source add-on that […]

Game Widescreener interface

Play old PC games in widescreen resolutions with Game Widescreener

Do you like to play old PC games? One problem that you may encounter is that they don't support widescreen resolutions. If you have been spoiled by modern game graphics, getting back […]

VideoCleaner is an open source video enhancement tool for forensic purposes

VideoCleaner is a forensic video enhancement application that is used by law enformencement agencies and forensic experts. Technically it is not an application on its own, but a script executed in a […]

Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 info

Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 released and here's what's new

Intel updated its Graphics Driver for Windows this week; it is the first driver that is officially compatible with Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Windows 10 version 1909 that is expected to be released in […]

zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

zzPaint is a portable image editor which offers basic editing options

Inkscape and GIMP are excellent graphics editor programs but they have a learning curve; I prefer something simpler like Paint.Net myself as it ticks all the right boxes. If you want something that's […]

RunWithRestrictedRights arguments

Run Windows programs without admin rights using RunWithRestrictedRights

Ever downloaded a new program and wondered if it's safe to run? I'm with you. One of the best options to deal with it is to run the program in a sandboxed […]

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

We have seen plenty of desktop search applications in the past. There's Everything, which is the favorite of many, UltraSearch or VX Search among other options. If you're looking for something simpler, […]

Service Trigger Editor is a freeware tool that lets you manage Windows Services

Run Windows Services only when you want them to with Service Trigger Editor

Windows Services are core components of the operating system that are used to power Windows features and used by programs. Third-parties may add services of their own to Windows and these may […]

How to block Windows programs from accessing the internet - Firewall step 2

Back to Basics: How to block Windows programs from accessing the internet

Today, in our Windows 10 beginner's guide series, we'll be looking at how to block Windows programs from accessing the internet. Tip: check out some of the previous parts of the series, […]

Picture Window Pro interface

Picture Window Pro is a free and powerful photo editor for Windows

Picture Window Pro is a freeware photo editor for Windows computers that offers a lot of post-processing options. In this review, we are going to take a look at what the program […]

How to change the default save location on Windows 10 - choose a drive

Back to Basics: How to change the default save location in Windows 10

Continuing with our beginner friendly back to basics guides, this time we show you how to change default save locations in Windows 10. The operating system saves all documents, pictures, music etc […]

SmartSystemMenu is an open source tool adds useful options to every window

SmartSystemMenu is an open source tool adds useful options to every window

SmartSystemMenu is a handy little application for Windows that adds useful context menu options to nearly any program. It is an open source program that works on Windows XP and above; it […]

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

A couple of months ago, we introduced you to a Windows program called Sidebar Diagnostics; this time, we are going to take a look at a similar program for Linux. Conky must […]

OBS Studio is an open source video recorder and streaming app for Windows, Linux and macOS

OBS Studio aka Open Broadcaster Software Studio is very popular among YouTube users. You can use it to broadcast gameplay streams live or use it to record videos (which you may then […]

Celluloid is a really good mpv frontend for Linux

Celluloid is a really good mpv frontend for Linux

If you are a Linux user who wants a front-end for the popular MPV video player, Celluloid may be your best bet. I installed the application via flatpak but you can find […]

Where are desktop backgrounds (wallpapers) stored in Windows 10

Where are desktop backgrounds (wallpapers) stored in Windows 10?

The Windows 10 operating system comes with a set of wallpapers and the ability to refresh wallpapers regularly from a pool of images. The following guide provides users of Windows 10 with […]

Link Gopher is a Firefox add-on that can extract links from a webpage

Link Gopher is a Firefox add-on that can extract links from webpages

Most websites have tons of links in their pages. Some of these may be used as internal links to pages within the same website while others are outbound links to other resources. […]

Make any program stay on top of other windows with PinWin

Make any program stay on top of other windows with PinWin

Do you constantly find yourself switching between applications? Isn't it tedious? PinWin might be able to solve this problem. It is an open source application that was written for one purpose: to […]