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Vivaldi 2.7 is out: here is what is new

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 2.7, a new stable version of the company's Vivaldi web browser, on August 21, 2019 to the public. The new release refines features of the web browser and […]

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Vivaldi to stop using unique user IDs in upcoming versions of the browser

Vivaldi's Julien Picalausa revealed in a new post on the official Vivaldi Blog that the company will stop using unique user IDs in upcoming versions of the web browser. The company uses […]

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Bittorrent Client qBittorrent 4.1.7 is out

The developers of the open source Bittorrent client qBittorrent have released version 4.1.7 to the public on August 4, 2019. The new release is mostly a bugfix release but it introduces new […]

CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

CryptPad is a privacy friendly alternative for Google Docs and Office Online

One of the most useful features in Microsoft Office and Google Docs is editing documents online and collaborating with other authors in real-time. But what about the privacy of the services? Local […]

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How to load SWF files on the desktop

Adobe will retire Flash in late 2020 and all major browser makers announced that they would end support for Flash in 2020 in the browsers as well. Mozilla will set Flash to […]

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Dropbox Transfer: new WeTransfer-like large file sharing service

Dropbox unveiled a new product called Dropbox Transfer the other day. The new service is currently available to select customers only but will become available to all Dropbox users in the near […]

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Pale Moon's Archive Server hacked and used to spread malware

The Pale Moon team announced on July 10, 2019 that its archive server was hacked and used to spread malware. The team detected the breach on July 9, 2019 and shut down […]

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Mozilla starts test of subscription-based ad-free Internet experience

Mozilla launched a new subscription-based service today in partnership with Scroll.com that gives subscribers an ad-free reading experience on participating news sites. Some might say that they get an ad-free experience already […]

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Pale Moon 28.6.0 major update released

The Pale Moon development team released Pale Moon 28.6.0 to the public on July 2, 2019. The new version of the web browser is a major development update that focuses on "under-the-hood […]

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Brave Browser had a great tab preview feature, but it is gone now

All modern web browsers make use of tabs so that multiple sites and services may be loaded in a single browser window. Tabs display the page title usually and in some browsers […]

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Qwant Maps: open source Google Maps alternative launches

Qwant, the French search engine that respects users privacy, has launched a beta version of Qwant Maps, a, you guessed it, privacy respecting mapping service. Qwant Maps is an open source project […]

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A look at Microsoft Edge's Tracking Prevention feature

Microsoft just added a new feature called Tracking Prevention to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser; reason enough to take a look at it to find out what it does. Tracking Prevention is […]

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You can now run Windows Calculator on Android, iOS, and the Web

Microsoft open sourced Windows Calculator under a MIT License in March 2019 and released the source code as well as required tools on the company's GitHub project hosting site. The MIT license […]

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Mozilla experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you

Mozilla launched Track This today, an experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you by opening a large number of unrelated sites on the Internet. The basic idea behind Track This is […]

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Vivaldi 2.6 is out featuring abusive advertisement blocking

Vivaldi Technologies released a new version of the company's Vivaldi web browser on June 20, 2019. The new Vivaldi 2.6 version introduces a native content blocking mechanism and includes new customization options. […]

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Do this if you don't receive WhatsApp Broadcast Messages (anymore)

I bought a new Google Pixel 3a recently as my trusted Nokia 5 Android phone was showing signs of age. I wanted to stick with Nokia initially but none of the phones […]

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Tor Browser 8.5 released: security fixes and stable Android version

The Tor Project announced the release of Tor Browser 8.5 for all supported operating systems on May 22, 2019. The new Tor Browser version includes important security fixes, and it is the […]

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Vivaldi 2.6 will block abusive advertisement by default

Vivaldi Technologies is working hard on getting Vivaldi 2.6 out to the browser's stable channel. The most recent Vivaldi 2.6 snapshot introduces several new features in the browser including one that will […]