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Mozilla Firefox Release Schedule

The Firefox Release Schedule overview offers information about past, present and future releases of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. With three different versions of the Firefox web browser available at any time […]

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Mozilla adds old Java plugins to blocklist

Mozilla maintains a blacklist for add-ons and plugins that are either a security risk for users of Mozilla products they are compatible with, or cause stability issues when they are installed in […]

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Edit the Win-X menu in Windows 8 and 10

Several new features and changes are introduced with the Windows 8 operating system. You probably heard about the new start page and the missing start menu. Microsoft has added a menu to […]

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ACDSee Free available for download. Free Windows image viewer

The image viewer ACDSee has been around for a long time. I think I came into contact with the program using Windows 95, but somehow lost track of the program and its […]

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iPhone running out of space? Use PhoneClean to free up disk space

Your iPhone is constantly low on disk space and you do not really know what to do about it? Does it feel like it is losing space even though you are not […]

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Sleepwalker: Windows shutdown just became more comfortable

Do you like to watch a movie or listen to music before you fall asleep at night? If you do, you have probably noticed that the PC is still on the next […]

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Music-Plow for Chrome: find music while you are surfing on the Internet

So you read about Justin Bieber's new song somewhere online, or are currently browsing the Rolling Stone reviews section and found a song that could be exactly what you are liking. Since […]

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Add Search the Internet to the Windows Start Menu

One of the things that I like about the search in Windows 8 is the option to load websites automatically from the interface. Just search for a site url, do not forget […]

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Fix old Net Framework programs not installing or running under Windows 8

Both client and server Windows 8 operating systems ship with the brand new Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 which replaces version 4.0 of the framework on the system. Microsoft made the decision to […]

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Opera Mobile use 47% up, impressive growth in emerging markets

Opera Software's ability to grow even in markets where it is facing multi-billion Dollar companies like Apple, Google or Microsoft has kept the company alive throughout all these years. It is like […]

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Immersive Explorer, Metro-style app for the desktop

The Metro user interface that Windows 8 ships with is certainly controversial with the majority of users either hating or loving it. If you are part of the group that likes Metro, […]

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Transform Windows 8 into Mac OS X

Don't like the way how Windows 8 is shaping out to look like when it is released? Prefer the look and feel of Apple's Mac OS X operating system? Then you may […]

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Delete Google Chrome browsing data on exit

Google Chrome offers its users several options when it comes to clearing browsing data. One of the quickest ways is to use the Ctlr-Shift-Del shortcut to bring up the clear browsing data […]


Dead Mouse for Chrome: open links with your keyboard

I often prefer to use the keyboard instead of the mouse for operations in the operating system. This begins with simply things such as copying and pasting, but also moving the cursor […]

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Speed up Google Chrome, Chromium or SRWare Iron with IronCleaner

There is not a lot that you can do when Google Chrome starts to slow down after you have used the web browser for a certain period of time. While you could […]

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Clean-up Windows Explorer menu items with CCleaner

The more applications you install, the more likely the chance that your Windows Explorer menu fills up with context menu items. While some of these items may be handy to have, others […]

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Windows Store: Paid Apps start at $1.49

With the Metro interface in Windows 8 comes Windows Store, a marketplace for free and commercial apps that users can download and install on their systems. The store is interesting for a […]

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VLC 2.0.3 is now available for all supported operating systems

The update to VLC 2.0.3 is a strange one. It has been released exclusively for Apple Macintosh systems yesterday introducing support for the latest version of the Mac OS X operating system […]