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Add an extra toolbar to your desktop with Linkbar

Add an extra toolbar to your desktop with Linkbar

The taskbar is one of the most used features in Windows. I use it to place shortcuts for my most used applications whilst keeping the desktop fairly clean. But you can quickly […]

Listen to online radio stations with VRadio; a portable application for Windows

Listen to online radio stations with VRadio; a portable application for Windows

When I was younger, I had a portable radio which was the size of a Walkman. It was probably due to that I really enjoyed listening to the radio on my Nokia […]

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Firefox users beware: CCleaner wipes Firefox extension settings by default

Firefox users who run the temporary file cleaner CCleaner on their systems may have noticed that extension settings are removed after running the program. The issue affects all recent versions of CCleaner […]

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Open the location a photo was taken on Google Maps with these Windows tools

Sometimes, when you look at a particularly great photo, you may wonder where it was taken. While an image of the la tour Eiffel, the Golden Gate Bridge, or the Kremlin reveals […]

Shut down, restart your computer, or run any program automatically on a schedule with AutoOff

Shut down, restart your computer, or run any program automatically on a schedule with AutoOff

Automation programs can be quite handy, we were really impressed with RoboIntern.  If you want a program to perform basic functions like shutting down, restarting your computer, or to run any program […]

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Microsoft releases PowerToys 0.20 with Color Picker tool

Microsoft released a new version of its revived PowerToys collection of tools on July 31, 2020. The release brings the version to 0.20 and introduces a new Color Picker tool as well […]

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CCleaner flagged as potentially unwanted by Windows Defender

Microsoft Defender Antivirus flags certain CCleaner installers as potentially unwanted software according to a new database entry on the company's malware encyclopedia site. CCleaner is a popular tool for Windows to remove […]

Resize and position windows quickly with ScreenGridy

Resize and position windows quickly with ScreenGridy

If you have a ton of open windows on your desktop, switching from one to the other can be a tad cumbersome. You might click in the wrong window and then jump […]

Windows Spotlight Extractor is a tool that lets you view and save the wallpapers saved by Spotlight

Windows Spotlight Extractor is a tool that lets you view and save the wallpapers downloaded by Spotlight

The lock screen is one of the best looking elements in Windows 10. And that's thanks to the Windows Spotlight feature that displays a new wallpaper from time to time. If you've […]

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AdGuard 7.5 Beta introduces DNS filtering and Windows Telemetry blocking support

The developers of the privacy app AdGuard have released the first beta version of Adguard 7.5 for Windows to the public. The new version introduces two new features: DNS filtering and Windows […]

Change the Windows theme and wallpaper automatically on a schedule with Luna

Change the Windows theme and wallpaper automatically on a schedule with Luna

Windows 10 has a Dark mode that's easy on the eyes but, Microsoft does not offer an easy way to toggle it automatically. Now, we are not talking about night light, which […]

Musique is a simplistic and cross-platform music player

Musique is a simplistic and cross-platform music player

Foobar2000 and Musicbee are the music programs I mostly use, though I like to change things up a bit by trying new programs; Musique is the one I checked out recently. It […]

Capture screenshots using hotkeys and edit them with HolzShots

Capture screenshots using hotkeys and edit them with HolzShots

Using a keyboard shortcut to capture a screenshot is a more efficient way to get the timing right, than fumbling over a tray icon or a toolbar. If you agree with that […]

QText is a note taking app that supports tabs, TXT, HTML and autosave

QText is a note taking program that supports tabs, TXT, HTML and autosave

Note taking programs are handy, and the ones which support autosave are even better. QText is the latest one of this kind, that we took for a test drive. The application minimizes […]

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Bloatbox assists you in removing Windows Apps including some system apps

Mirinsoft, creator of the now deprecated Windows privacy tool Debotnet and its successor Spydish, published the first version of a new tool called Bloatbox recently. Bloatbox was initially designed as an extension […]

DeleteOnClick is a freeware secure file deletion tool for Windows

DeleteOnClick is a freeware secure file deletion tool for Windows

Tax documents, bank statements, ID papers, photos and videos, these aren't the sort of thing you'd leave around your home, would you? Users who value privacy will know the risks of leaving […]

Set alerts for events and recurring occasions with Date Reminder

Not everyone likes to use a cloud based calendar. I for one, was a huge fan of Wunderlist, even after it was acquired by Microsoft. The Windows 10 app was pretty good, […]

Get a report of your computer's components with Basic Hardware Inventory

Get a report of your computer's components with Basic Hardware Inventory

Want to know more about your computer's hardware? Basic Hardware Inventory is a freeware tool that you can use to generate a report of your computer's components. This is not a hardware […]