Microsoft outlines Windows 11 Insider Preview Program preparations

Microsoft outlines Windows 11 Insider Preview Program preparations

Microsoft announced Windows 11 yesterday, and it brings quite a bit of features to the table. The Snap options, centered Start Menu, Widgets, DirectStorage are just some new shiny things we can […]

Microsoft Edge Tab Sharing notification

Microsoft Edge now lets you send tabs to your other devices

Many desktop browsers allow you to sync tabs between your devices using their built-in protocol. Sending a tab from one computer to another manually, is slightly different. It's sort of like sharing […]

Lightscreen tray menu

Lightscreen is an open source, minimalistic screenshot tool for Windows

Everyone takes screenshots, at least once in a while. You could be using Windows' Snipping tool, others may prefer Snip & Sketch. Some of us opt for a third-party program, for sake […]

Unigram is an unofficial desktop client for Telegram that supports Secret Chat, Location sharing and more

Unigram is an unofficial desktop client for Telegram that supports Secret Chat, Location sharing and more

Telegram has a Windows version that is quite good. But it's not the only one that you can use, and I'm not talking about the web-based apps that you may run but […]

Change your computer's power plans quickly with Switch Power Scheme

Change your computer's power plans quickly with Switch Power Scheme

Windows 10 comes with some useful power plans, which help preserve the battery life. When you are playing games, you will need the computer running on maximum performance. However, it doesn't have […]

Windows 11 wallpapers - glow folder

Here are all the wallpapers from Windows 11

Windows 11 is real, a leaked ISO of the operating system is being circulated on the internet. Many have downloaded and installed the next version of Windows to see what is new. […]

Distract Me Not is a website blocker extension for Firefox

Distract Me Not is a website blocker extension for Firefox

Do you want to reduce your browsing time? Everyone has a favorite website or two where we spend a lot of time on, even when we are supposed to be studying or […]

Tidy Desktop Monster is an open source tool that deletes shortcuts from your desktop automatically

Tidy Desktop Monster is an open source tool that deletes shortcuts from your desktop automatically

I prefer organizing my desktop in a specific way, so it's easy for me to tell where programs that I use are, and where my game shortcuts are. Everyone has a way […]

Vivaldi Snapshot 2328.3 introduces Accordion Tab Stacking and Silent Updates

Vivaldi Snapshot 2328.3 introduces Accordion Tab Stacking and Silent Updates

Vivaldi Snapshot 2328.3 has been released to the public, and it introduces a couple of new features. If you thought vertical tabs and tab stacks were great, wait till you try the […]

DeadHash is an open-source file hashing utility for Windows and Linux

DeadHash is an open-source file hashing utility for Windows and Linux

Do you use a file hashing program? It can be useful to check the integrity of files that you've downloaded from the internet, or to verify the integrity of backed up files. […]

KB5004476 update fixes problems with the Xbox Game Pass app

KB5004476 update fixes problems with the Xbox Game Pass app

Microsoft has released the KB5004476 update to address some issues related to Xbox Game Pass games on Windows 10 computers. If you tried to run a Xbox Game Pass game or download […]

NelliTab is a highly customizable new tab extension for Firefox and Chrome

NelliTab is a highly customizable new tab extension for Firefox and Chrome

Not everyone likes the default new tab page in the browser, because it's boring. Besides, why use that when you can add speed-dials of your choice. NelliTab is a highly customizable new […]

MP3 Timer is a freeware program that plays a music track when the countdown runs out

MP3 Timer is a freeware program that plays a music track when the countdown runs out

Do you have a timer in your kitchen? Many people use one, it helps keep track of time when you're busy and have something on the stove or in the oven. If […]

YAFFplayer is a simple video player which has some cool filters and can download videos

YAFFplayer is a simple video player which has some cool filters and can download videos

What's your favorite media player? VLC, PotPlayer, MPC? I like testing new players, and the one that I've been using recently is YAFFplayer. The name stands for Yet Another FFmpeg Video Player, […]

How to disable the Weather widget from the Windows 10 Taskbar

How to disable the Weather widget from the Windows 10 Taskbar

Microsoft released the KB5003637 Windows Update on Tuesday. It brings various security fixes, which you can read about in Martin's article. I let my computer update to the latest patch yesterday before […]

Retrobar is an open source tool that changes the taskbar's appearance to that of Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME or XP

RetroBar is an open source tool that changes the taskbar's appearance to that of Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME or XP

Which version of Windows did you use first? The first one I tried as a kid was Windows 3.1. I consider myself lucky to have experienced the evolution of the operating system, […]

Browse YouTube from a side panel with the Sidebar for YouTube extension for Opera and Firefox

Browse YouTube from a side panel with the Sidebar for YouTube extension for Opera and Firefox

Picture-in-Picture mode is useful if you want to watch videos while you browse. Both Firefox and Opera support PiP, and some of you may be using it for that purpose. One of […]

Poddycast is a desktop application that can stream your favorite podcasts

Poddycast is a desktop application that can stream your favorite podcasts

Podcasts are a fun way to keep yourself entertained. Some users prefer to play the episodes on their phone, while some opt to listen to podcasts while they work on their computer. […]

Find your Windows product key or validate it with ShowKeyPlus

Find your Windows product key or validate it with ShowKeyPlus

Do you know what your Windows product key is? Well, you paid for the Windows license. Should you build a new computer, and no longer plan on using the old system, you […]

Tricycle is an open source, user-friendly video converter

Tricycle is an open source, user-friendly video converter

Everyone has different needs when it comes to converting videos. Some want to watch them on their phones or TVs, while others may be looking for a format that's suitable for sharing […]

Opera 76 without ad blocker enabled -in-video ads

Opera 76 fixes the YouTube ad blocking issue

A couple of weeks ago, I told you that Opera browser isn't blocking YouTube ads. This issue has been quite the headache for users, but the latest update seems to have fixed […]

GDU is a command line tool that helps you find the disk usage of a folder or drive

GDU is a command line tool that helps you find the disk usage of a folder or drive

When my computer is running low on storage space, I use a program like TreeSize Free (Martin prefers WizTree) to check what's taking up the most amount of space, and move the […]

Cairo Desktop is a free desktop shell for Windows

Cairo is a free desktop shell for Windows

Windows Blinds is perhaps the most popular desktop customization tool. It's a premium software that changes how your desktop looks and functions. If you're looking for a free shell environment, you should […]

Screenshot Capture is a Chrome extension that simplifies taking snapshots to 2-clicks

Screenshot Capture is a Chrome extension that simplifies taking snapshots to 2-clicks

Firefox has a built-in screenshot tool which is simple to use, and more importantly easy to access. With Google Chrome however, it's a different story. Let me explain. Here's how you can […]

Select multiple tabs of the same site with just 2-clicks with the Select Tabs extension for Firefox

Select multiple tabs of the same site with just two-clicks with the Select Tabs extension for Firefox

Tab Management extensions are handy when you want to switch between tabs, find a specific one, organize them, etc. Things get slightly difficult if you want to select several tabs from the […]

Gmail's Save to Photos button lets you save images in a message with a single click

Gmail's Save to Photos button lets you save images in a message with a single click

Google is adding a new feature to Gmail that allows users to save images to Google Photos in a more convenient manner. Up until now, there were just two ways to save […]

Transform pictures into pixel art with SLK_img2pixel

Transform pictures into pixel art with SLK_img2pixel

Are you a fan of pixel graphics? Do you want to convert your pictures into a similar art style? Well, you don't need to be a photo editing expert to add cool […]

Secure File Deleter is a freeware tool that you can use to shred sensitive data

Secure File Deleter is a freeware tool that you can use to shred sensitive data

We store a lot of personal information on our computers; if you don't organize your files, you may be surprised at what you can find on your system. The importance of data […]

Read your favorite articles from one place with Fluent Reader

Read your favorite articles in one place with Fluent Reader, an open source, cross-platform RSS reader

What do you do to stay up-to-date with the latest news? Do you visit the pages manually or subscribe to email newsletters? RSS Feeds are better in my opinion, their update frequency […]

Thorium Reader is a cross-platform and open source eBook reader application

Thorium Reader is a cross-platform and open source eBook reader application

Do you read eBooks on your computer? If you're bored with your current eBook reader program and want a new one, you maybe interested in Thorium Reader. The open source program is […]

Create tab groups, stash and unload tabs in Firefox with Tiled Tab Groups

Create tab groups, stash and unload tabs in Firefox with Tiled Tab Groups

When you have dozens of tabs open, it becomes difficult to find a specific tab. You may not even need some of those, and yet they are open. Tab Groups are a […]

FileExplorerGallery adds an image gallery to File Explorer

FileExplorerGallery adds an image gallery to File Explorer

We have reviewed many image viewers here at Ghacks, if I were to pick my favorites, I'd probably say ImageGlass, or Irfan View for the advanced options. How about one that you […]

Learn keyboard shortcuts for popular programs and practice the combinations with KeyCombiner

Learn keyboard shortcuts for popular programs and practice the combinations with KeyCombiner

Keyboard shortcuts can help you work faster, thus increasing your productivity. I often highlight the importance of hotkeys in my reviews. The thing is, it can take a while to get used […]

Opera browser and Opera GX are not blocking ads on YouTube

Opera browser and Opera GX are not blocking ads on YouTube

Many Opera browser and Opera GX users have reported that the program is not blocking ads on YouTube. Just to be clear, we are talking about the browser's built-in ad blocking option […]

Internet Check connection issues log

Internet Check is a simple utility that logs your network's offline time

If you are having problems with your internet connection, the first thing that you need to do is find out more about the problem. Having a record of the network's downtime can […]

How to share your Xbox Game Pass PC subscription with your family

How to share your Xbox Game Pass PC subscription with your family

Xbox Game Pass PC has been a game changer in recent years. Why pay the full price for the latest games, when you can pay a monthly fee for hundreds of games […]

Pinpoint settings

Pinpoint is an open source keystroke launcher with many plugins

Do you use the Start Menu often to find things? Pinpoint is an open source keystroke launcher that can help you open things faster, and perform advanced tasks without opening another program. […]

install Nightlight

Switch between dark and light theme on the fly with Nightlight

Are you a dark mode user? Have you set the theme to switch automatically every day at a specific time? I mostly use dark mode on my phone, but occasionally like to […]

View and access your recently closed tabs with the Undo Closed Tabs Button extension for Firefox and Chrome

View and access your recently closed tabs with the Undo Closed Tabs Button extension for Firefox and Chrome

Did you know that Firefox has a hotkey to reopen a closed tab? Press Ctrl + Shift + T and the tab comes back. This can be a lifesaver, but if you […]

SilentNotes is an open source note-taking tool, to-do list app that can sync the content between your Windows 10 and Android devices

SilentNotes is an open source note-taking tool, to-do list app that can sync the content between your Windows 10 and Android devices

What do you use for note-taking and to-do lists? I use SimpleNote and Markor/Todour for Todo.Txt. Not many programs offer a way to manage both notes and tod-do lists, but SilentNotes does. […]