Author Archive | Martin Brinkmann

windows 10 extended web search

The most recent Insider Build of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update comes with extended web search functionality that makes it a tad more useful than it is right now in stable versions of Windows 10. Microsoft integrated web search capabilities into the default search functionality on Windows 10. This means that Windows 10 […]


series organizer

Series Organizer is a free portable software program for Microsoft Windows devices to manage, look up and keep track of TV shows. Keeping track of TV shows that you are interested in, own, or have access to can be quite the daunting task depending on how much of a TV show fan you really are. […]


radio maximus

RadioMaximus is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices that you may use to play and record Internet Radio. The program is available as a free, limited version and a pro version. The free version supports all the basic features that you would like to see in an Internet Radio application: you can browse […]


firefox URL autocomplete

Mozilla plans to launch a new feature in Firefox soon which will preload autocomplete URLs in the Firefox browser when users type in the address bar. Designed to give the connection to these sites a boost by doing some initial connecting before the user activates those links, some users may prefer to disable this feature […]


firefox startup improvement

Starting with Firefox 55, scheduled for an August 8th, 2017 release, unloaded tab handling in the Firefox web browser got a whole lot better. This should have a positive impact on all Firefox users who restore the last browsing session on start of the browser. It improves the time it takes to load the browser […]


windows 10 fall creators update removed features

Microsoft plans to release the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the next feature update for Windows 10 in a couple of months. The Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will introduce new functionality but also remove some that was available in previous versions of the operating system. Microsoft published a Support article that highlights removed […]


firefox 64-bit

Mozilla plans to upgrade Firefox 32-bit installations to the 64-bit version of the web browser when it releases Firefox 56 later this year. While stable 64-bit versions of the browser have been available for Linux and Mac OS X for a long time, the same cannot be said for the Firefox 64-bit version for Windows. […]


requires new permissions

The move from legacy add-ons to WebExtensions introduces a permissions system that is similar to the one used by Google Chrome extensions. WebExtensions may request certain permissions. These are displayed to the user during installation, and are also listed on the add-ons page on the Mozilla website. Add-on authors may integrate new functionality and additional […]


youtube video editor

Google plans to remove the two YouTube features Video Editor and Photo slideshows from the popular video hosting and streaming service. The company revealed the decision on two YouTube support pages. According to the information posted on the pages, both features will be removed from YouTube on September 20, 2017. The YouTube Video Editor provides […]


nintendo n64 classic

Nintendo may be working on the next console of its retro revival series: the Nintendo N64 Classic Mini, or short N64 Classic. Nintendo's classic consoles are very popular. The company released the NES Classic console back in 2016 which started the craze. The SNES Classic Edition will be out in September 2017, and it appears […]


google motion stills

Motion Stills, an experimental short video creation application by Google, has been released by the company for the Android platform. Google launched Motion Stills in June 2016 for iOS, and has now brought the application to Android as well. Google lists the application as experimental and hints that it may integrate the functionality into company […]


firefox focus 1.1

Mozilla has just released Firefox Focus 1.1 for Android. Firefox Focus is a mobile browser that puts the much of its focus on user privacy. The organization released Firefox Focus -- known as Firefox Klar in German speaking countries -- about a month ago for Android. More than one million Android users have downloaded and […]


Robotics, machine learning and self-driving cars are some of the hottest topics in tech right now. The Robotics & Machine Learning of Self-Driving Cars course puts you behind the steering wheel of learning machine learning and robotics concepts and fundamentals that apply to self-driving cards. The course is designed for users of all experience levels. […]


wireshark 2.4

Wireshark 2.4.0 is a major new version of the popular network protocol analyzer for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X devices. The application is available as a 32-bit and 64-bit installer for Windows, and as a portable version for Windows as well. One of the new features is experimental support for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows […]


ublock origin webextension

The WebExtension version of the popular content blocker uBlock Origin has landed on Mozilla's official Add-ons website for the Firefox web browser. A big upcoming shift from legacy add-ons to WebExtensions forces add-on developers to port their legacy add-ons to ensure compatibility with Firefox 57 and newer versions of the browser. Mozilla plans to cut […]


anniversary update winver

Microsoft confirmed to Zdnet yesterday that it will support PCs with Intel's Clover Trail processor with security updates until 2023. We revealed on Tuesday that devices with Intel Clover Trail processors cannot be upgraded from an earlier version of Windows 10 to the Creators Update version of the operating system (or any future update like […]