Melanie Gross, Author at gHacks Technology News - Page 4 of 15


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Ads on Wikipedia? It's Malware!

Sometimes it is not easy to spot if ads are injected into your browser sessions or not. Sometimes though, you can be dead certain that something fishy is going on, for instance […]

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Google Knowledge Graph Launches In the U.S.

Remember Bing's recent announcement that they would redesign search? Part of that is a redesign of Bing's search result page, and the new snapshot bar that is attached to the main search […]

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Facebook Breaks Ties With Grooveshark Permanently

If you have been one of the five hundred thousand or so Grooveshark app user over at Facebook, you may have noticed that the app is not working anymore. Or, maybe you […]

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Thumbnail Zoom Plus for Firefox May Be The Ultimate Image Zoom Extension

Thumbnails are ideal when it comes to looking through a batch of images. This works very well for image search engines, on auction or shopping sites, photo hosting sites, and other types […]


How To Open Winmail.dat Attachments

If you are not using Microsoft Outlook as your mail email client on your computer system, you may have noticed that you sometimes receive winmail.dat attachments sent by Outlook clients to your […]

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Microsoft Releases Windows Games Diagnose and Fix Software

Back in the days when Windows 95 was king, I remember lots of different issues with games on the operating system. It was a nightmare getting some games to run, let alone […]

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How To Configure Thunderbird To Fetch Headers Only

When it comes to downloading new email messages in desktop email clients, you have usually two options to do that. You can configure the program to retrieve the full messages, that is […]

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How To Open Multiple Program Windows

It sometimes may make sense to open a program in Windows multiple times. Maybe you want two web browser windows open so that you can display them next to each other on […]

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Writer's Text Authoring Software Writemonkey 2.3.5 Released

A distraction free writing experience, that's what the text authoring software Writemonkey is all about. Instead of displaying dozens or even hundreds of buttons, menus and switches, it displays only the text […]

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Map SkyDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive To Drive Letters In Windows

If you look around in the cloud file hosting and synchronization, you will notice that things are heating up with new contenders like Cubby or Google Drive joining the market, and existing […]

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Browser Clipboard, Multi-Clipboard For Google Chrome

When it comes to writing articles on sites like Ghacks, I sometimes use quotes and links from other sites in articles. While that adds to the information of the article, it also […]


SkyDrive Gets ODF Support, More Features Ahead of Google Drive Launch

Days before Google's official entry in the cloud hosting space (see Google Drive announcement here) comes Microsoft's announcement that they have improved their cloud hosting service SkyDrive. The service now supports file […]

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Six Maxthon Features That You May Find Useful

With Maxton's latest version taking over Google Chrome's place in the HTML5 Test, I thought it would be a good idea to offer a closer look at some of the features that […]


Underline Lets You Highlight Apps In Windows

Underline is without doubt a niche program that will only appeal to a minority if Windows users. The program can highlight an area on the screen for as long as it is […]

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GaotD Setup Keeper, Re-Use Giveaway of the Day Setup Files

Giveaway of the Day is a service where users can download commercial software for free in daily 24-hour giveaways. Each day, a new software is being promoted on the site, and while […]


SceneChat Review

Using SceneChat on your website will help you stay more engaged with your visitors through the content you post. If you embed videos on your site regularly, SceneChat will allow you to […]

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A Comparison of Popular Maps and Driving Directions Sites

Finding maps and driving directions online only makes sense. The popular map sites have current changes updated in real time, and even feature traffic reports so that you can better plan your […]

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Online Fun With Bing Games

Online games are a wonderful way to pass time or keep yourself amused, especially when you're bored or just want a break from the hustle and bustle of work. Generally, these games […]