Author Archive | Martin Brinkmann

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 […]


onedrive version history

Microsoft announced today that it is expanding support for OneDrive's version history feature to all file types stored by the service. OneDrive supported the restoration of document file formats by using the service's version history feature up until recently. Today's roll out brings support for the recovery of any file type to OneDrive. Microsoft notes […]


ccleaner

Avast just announced that the company has acquired the software company Piriform, best known for the software program CCleaner for Windows. Piriform's flagship product is CCleaner, a temporary file cleaner and traces remover for Windows. The company has created other respectable programs such as Speccy, a hardware inventory software, Defraggler, a file defragmentation program, and […]


windows 10 update

Microsoft plans to roll out a change in the coming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that aims to reduce the time the computer is installing the update. The new feature shifts some processes which are currently processed during installation of the update. Microsoft separates Windows 10 updates into online and offline phases. The process begins […]


malwarebytes adware cleaner-7

Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 7.0 has been released; it is a complete rewrite of the security application that Malwarebytes, maker of the popular security solution Malwarebytes, acquired in October 2016. We reviewed AdwCleaner back in 2012 for the first time, and have followed the program ever since, for instance when we reviewed AdwCleaner 5.0 which introduced Windows […]


edge extension developer features

The most recent build of Microsoft Edge on the Windows 10 Insider channel comes with a change that hides some preferences on the browser's about:Flags page. Microsoft Edge is a rather bare bones web browser when you compare its feature set to other browsers out there. It is like Notepad on Windows, a good but […]


game zero

If you always wanted to get started programming your own computer or mobile games, but never knew how to start, the 2017 Zero to Hero Game Developer Bundle may be an excellent starting point for you. Also, it is handy for anyone else who likes to learn game programming in particular. Nine game development courses […]


windows super fast delete large folders

When you delete huge folders in Windows, you will notice that the process takes quite a bit of time to complete. I keep backup folders of Ghacks locally on a platter-based drive, and these folders come close to 30 Gigabytes in size with more than 140,000 files and 350 folders. When I need to delete […]


luminar photo editor

Luminar is a popular photo editor for Apple Mac OS X devices. The company Macphun has released a beta version of Luminar for Windows that brings most features of the Mac software to Windows devices. Luminar is offered as a beta version currently. You can only download it after you enter an email address on […]