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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 […]

How to set up a VPN in iOS

How to set up a VPN in iOS manually

Earlier we told you how to configure custom DNS and Apple Safari in iOS. Continuing with our security focused tutorials, we are going to teach you how to set up a VPN […]

CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

One of the most useful features in Microsoft Office and Google Docs is editing documents online and collaborating with other authors in real-time. But what about the privacy of the services? Local […]

Buttercup desktop

Buttercup is an open source password manager for Windows, macOS, Linux, Firefox and Chrome

There is no shortage in supply when it comes to password managers, but not all of them are open source. Buttercup is a free password manager, which is open source and offers […]

ClearURLs Cleaning tool

ClearURLs is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that deletes tracking information from URLs

When you browse the web, you will come across different types of URLs. Some are regular, some are really long with weird symbols, others use link shortening services, etc. It's not always […]

How to set up an SFTP server in Windows using OpenSSH

How to set up an SFTP server in Windows using OpenSSH

Transferring data wireless over local network isn't something new, people have been doing that for a long time. You may be aware of what I'm talking about: an FTP connection. With an […]

How to customize the settings in mpv

How to customize the settings in mpv

The free media player mpv is an incredible program despite its simple interface. The one thing it may appear to lack is customization when you look over what it has to offer […]

Restores Twitter's old interface with GoodTwitter

Restores Twitter's old interface with GoodTwitter, an extension for Firefox and Chrome

You may remember my previous article about how to disable Twitter's new design. I had been using those tricks to avoid the new interface until yesterday when Twitter disabled the options for […]

Emsisoft Emergency Kit

Emsisoft Emergency Kit is a free portable antivirus that you can use as a secondary scanner or to disinfect PCs

Emsisoft Emergency Kit has been around for a long time and ranks high in my troubleshooting arsenal. It has been a while since it was reviewed on gHacks. So, let's take a […]

Avast Free Antivirus - interface

Avast Free Antivirus - An overview of its pros and cons

I installed Avast Free Antivirus on my laptop a few weeks ago, and here is an overview of its features. Why isn't this a review? Well, in my opinion an antivirus review […]

QuickHash GUI for Windows, Linux and macOS

QuickHash GUI is an open source hashing tool for Windows, Linux and macOS

QuickHash GUI is an open source hashing tool which is available for Windows, Linux and macOS. If you're a security conscious person or want to verify file integrity, e.g. for backups, you […]

DirLister print a list of files and folders

DirLister is an open source program which can print a list of files and folders

Creating a list of a folder's contents in Windows is very easy. All you have to do is fire up the Command Prompt and enter a simple command: dir > FILENAME.txt. Doing […]

ScreentoGIF is an open source screen recorder

ScreenToGif is an open source screen recorder for creating animated GIFs

While mostly used for memes and instant messaging these days, Animated GIFs can be useful in various ways. You can use it to create a tutorial or demo, or an ad, or […]

Email signature in Avast Free Antivirus 2

How to disable the email signature in Avast Free Antivirus

People often ask me which antivirus I recommend, and while I suggest Windows Defender (and uBlock Origin) for most people on Windows 10, I have wondered how other programs fare. Earlier this […]

Media Player Classic - Black Edition

Media Player Classic - Black Edition is a lightweight video player for Windows

Media Player Classic - Black Edition has been around for a long time, and I'm quite certain some of you maybe using it. Some of you may prefer Media Player Classic - […]

ClipAngel is an open-source clipboard manager for Windows

ClipAngel is an open-source clipboard manager for Windows

A Clipboard manager can be a very useful tool, especially if you do a lot of writing and calculating work. It can store a history of the text that you copy using […]

To Google Translate highlight Firefox

To Google Translate is a useful translator add-on for Firefox

As a freelance writer, sometimes I have to read foreign language material or a webpage for reference. I have always felt this way, and I'm quite certain that I'm not alone in […]

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page manager for Firefox

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page extension for Firefox

Not to take anything away from Opera's iconic speed dial, but Group Speed Dial for Firefox has possibly the best customizable new tab page I've ever used. When Mozilla made WebExtensions the […]

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Many privacy/security conscious users, including myself, prefer to use KeePass. After all a free, actively supported, open-source application, that stores your logins in an encrypted database on your local storage is hard […]

FAR Manager is an open-source Norton Commander clone

FAR Manager is an open-source Norton Commander clone, that is highly customizable

FAR Manager isn't new, at least not to most geeks. It has been around for decades and is still actively being developed. The name stands for File and Archive Manager and can […]

Zim is a free, open source, text editor with wiki like features

Zim is a free, open source, text editor with wiki like features

One unusual text editor which I came across a while ago, was Zim.  This isn't your average text editor. If you have used hierarchical text editors  like AllMyNotes Organizer or Tree Notes […]

LanguageTool is a free, open-source, grammar and spell checker

LanguageTool is a free, open-source, grammar and spell checker for Firefox, Chrome and Windows

As a writer, I've a personal arsenal of writing tools, which I like to tinker with from time to time. Most of these are now available as web-apps/extensions, and one of them […]

Newsflow is a free, customizable RSS reader app for Windows 10

Newsflow is a free, customizable RSS reader app for Windows 10

Sometimes we may only have time to read the headlines of articles, and if something piques our interest, we read the entire post. This is where RSS readers shine. Newsflow is a […]

Xpotify is an open-source Spotify client with some nice extra features

Xpotify is an open-source Spotify client with some nice extra features

As much as I like Spotify, I've always felt that the desktop app was missing something. Maybe it was too distracting, or perhaps it was the pop-up ads which annoyed me occasionally. […]

Notepads is an open-source text editor with a fluent design

Notepads is an open-source text editor with a fluent design

Notepads is the newest text editor on the block, and it looks gorgeous. The developer, Jackie Liu, says he made it to be a fast app which feels like the good old […]

How to fix You'll need a new app to open this calculator

How to fix "You'll need a new app to open this calculator"

Windows 10 is no stranger to errors. But this one was new, and not a blue screen error. When I tried to run the Calculator application, it told me this. "You'll need […]

How to fix an exception occurred error during CFW install on Nintendo 3DS 

If you own a Nintendo 3DS or 2DS console, you are probably aware of CFW. Custom firmware is very useful for a lot of reasons. Installing a CFW can be a bit […]

How to configure the DNS in iOS

How to configure the DNS in iOS 

We taught you how to configure Safari in iOS to take control of how the browser works. Continuing with our internet tweaks, we are going to tell you how to configure the […]

How to configure Safari in iOS

How to configure Safari in iOS - A user-friendly and privacy focused guide

Most iPhone and iPad users don't often pay attention to how their default browser works, unless they run into an issue. We have written a user-friendly and privacy focused guide, to teach […]

Twitter old design vs new

How to disable Twitter's new interface and get the old design back

When websites that you have grown accustomed to for years suddenly change their design, it often gets confusing. You have to re-learn how to use it which is quite a chore. Twitter, […]

How to install iPadOS public beta without using iTunes

How to install iPadOS public beta without using iTunes

Apple has released the first public beta of the new iPadOS, which is based on iOS 13.0. And you can try it out right now, and you don't need to use iTunes, […]

Joplin

Joplin is an open source note taking app for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux

Note taking apps are handy and can be used for simple tasks like jotting down lists, to storing important information. The primary use of such an app, at least for me, is […]