Adobe announced today that it plans to retire Adobe Flash in December 2020 when it will stop updating and distributing Flash. The company suggests that developers switch from using Flash to modern web technologies such as HMTL5, WebGL or WebAssembly. Specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020 […]
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Canvas Defender is a free add-on for Firefox and Chrome that manipulates the canvas fingerprint to protect against canvas fingerprinting. Canvas Fingerprinting uses the HTML5 Canvas element. The Canvas element may be used to draw graphics on a web page, and it is supported by all major web browsers. The fingerprinting makes use of the […]
uBlock Origin is a popular cross-browser content blocker that is seen by many as one of the most efficient extensions of its kind. The browser extension is available for Firefox and Chromium based browsers, as well as Microsoft Edge. Basically, what that means is that you can install it in virtually any browser out there […]
The most recent WhatsApp update for Android and iOS enables the sending of any file type to other users of the messaging service. File attachments were limited to a selection of files up until now. This meant that you could not send any file type not supported officially to other users of WhatsApp. This was […]
Pale Moon 27.4 has been released by the team responsible for the web browser, and is now available for direct download and automatic update. The new version of the browser introduces new features and changes to it; existing users may notice that most of the media streaming issues that some experienced should be fixed in […]
Twitter announced on July 10 through the company's Twitter Safety account that new options to mute notifications have been added to the site. The social messaging service supports several security functions to deal with other Twitter users. This includes blocking accounts, muting words or muting accounts. While it is easy to mute accounts for instance, […]
Microsoft revealed plans recently to bring back the placeholder feature of the company's file hosting and syncing service OneDrive. Files On-Demand, the new name of the feature, was added to recent Windows 10 Insider Builds already, and the company plans to release the feature with the Fall Creators Update that will be out in a […]
If you use the browser extension uBlock Origin, available for Firefox and Chrome-based browsers, you may browse Quora.com without account. Quora.com is a community site that is well frequented. It is a question and answer type site that is described as a "place to share knowledge and better understand the world". While anyone may access […]
If you use the Vivaldi browser on multiple devices, or even a stable and development version on the same computer, you may have run into a roadblock when it comes to making sure the user data is synced between all Vivaldi versions. Vivaldi does not support Sync yet, but it is a feature that the […]
Avira announced today that it has integrated adblocking functionality into the company's browser extensions for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The decision to integrate an adblocker into company products came as a result of a study that Avira ran back in February 2017. One of the takeaways of the study was that about a quarter […]
Microsoft published information on Bing on the company's Bing Ads account yesterday that show Bing's market share in some parts of the world. According to the Bing Network market share graphic, Bing has a global market share of 9% of the search market. If you break down the market share, you will notice that Bing […]
TumblThree is an open source program for Windows that you may use to download blogs from the popular blogging platform Tumblr. The application is designed primarily as a backup tool even though it can be used by anyone to download entire blogs, or content posted on blogs from Tumblr. TumblThree supports videos, images, audio files, […]
NordVPN, a popular virtual private network provider, has launched CyberSec, a new security feature as part of the NordVPN 188.8.131.52 client update. CyberSec is a new security component of the official NordVPN client designed to block malware, intrusive advertisement, and other threats. Customers of NordVPN who upgrade the client to the latest version will receive […]
Photobucket disabled the third-party hosting of images functionality of the site recently which had been a part of it for years. Internet users who used Photobucket for that, that is store their images so that they can embed them on other sites, were asked to pay $399 per year, or $39.99 per month, to reactivate […]
Users of the popular BitTorrent software uTorrent who have updated the client to the latest release version may have spotted the new Game Store entry on start already. Game Store is an integrated store for digital computer games that users of the software may buy directly from within the client. It seems to feature classic […]
LibreOffice is probably the most popular alternative to Microsoft Office, and comes preinstalled on many GNU/Linux distributions, however, it's also available for nearly every major free and non-free OS out there...And it seems that they are looking for a new Mascot! In an article posted on June 28, The LibreOffice Design Team announced a contest […]