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Pale Moon 28.3.0 released

Pale Moon 28.3.0, a new version of the desktop web browser, was released on January 15, 2019. The new Pale Moon version is a major release; it includes security fixes and protective […]

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AskWoody.com (Tech Sites We Love)

AskWoody.com offers news, tips, and support for Microsoft Windows, Office, PCs and other tech. It is run by Woody Leonhard and one of the prime news sources for Windows administrators and users […]

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DuckDuckGo Search switches mapping to Apple Maps

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo announced yesterday that the search engine's map and address related searches and functions are now powered by Apple's MapKit JS framework. The new functionality is live already for […]

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Otter web browser Final released

Remember Otter browser? The project's aim was to recreate the functionality of the classic Opera web browser using modern architecture. The first beta version of Otter browser was released in 2014 and […]

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A look at AdGuard DNS

AdGuard unveiled the final version of the company's DNS provider service in December 2018 promising privacy, security, and high performance. DNS is one of the cornerstones of the Internet. DNS, broken down […]

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A look at community-powered VPN Penguin Proxy

Penguin Proxy is a community-powered VPN solution for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, as well as several web browsers, that is free currently. The service is in beta at the time […]

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Logify: log out of Internet services at once

Logify is a free online service that you may use to sign out of multiple supported Internet services at once; the service is free to use and does not require any special […]

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Most Internet users still prefer weak passwords over secure ones

If you are a reader of this blog you know that it is essential to use unique and strong passwords for any online or offline service that you use. Most use a […]

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Brave: faster loading speed, Chrome extension support

Brave, the ambitious web browser that aims to change website financing and Internet advertising, was switched to Chromium this month. Brave did use Chromium's rendering engine from the very beginning but it […]

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Vivaldi 2.2 released: navigation and customization improvements

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 2.2 to the Stable channel on December 13, 2018. The new version of the web browser improves navigation, improves customization options further, and includes other new or improved […]

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Use Email to scan files on Virustotal

Virustotal, an online virus scanning service operated by Google, is a handy resource to verify that files are clean before you execute them on your devices. All it takes is to visit […]

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First Look at Tresorit Send file sharing solution

Tresorit Send is a new file sharing solution by Tresorit that was launched as a beta version recently. Tresorit is best known for its end-to-end encrypted file synchronization and sharing solution for […]

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eBay customer? Check the Advertising Preferences!

If you are an eBay customer, either as a seller or buyer, you may want to check the advertising preferences on the site if you have not done so in the past. […]

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DeepL Translation Service adds Russian and Portuguese to language list

We reviewed the translation service DeepL in 2017 when it came out and found it to produce -- on average -- better translations than established services such as Google Translate (Mozilla is […]

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uBlock Origin performance improvements thanks to WASM (Firefox only, for now)

The most recent version of the content blocking extension uBlock Origin uses WebAssembly (WASM) code to improve the performance of the extension. The new uBlock Origin 1.17.4 is already available on the […]

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Bing warns that VLC site may be dangerous

Microsoft's Bing search engine classifies the official site of the media player VLC as a site that might be dangerous currently. While you may type https://www.videolan.org/vlc/ directly to open the site in […]

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How to access any Reddit forum quickly in Firefox or Chrome

Reddit uses a straightforward structure for its subreddits (forums). The main URL, https://www.reddit.com/r/, is always the same and the name of the forum is just added to it. For the main Firefox […]

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Searching for torrents from within qBittorrent

Did you know that the popular cross-platform torrent client qBittorrent has torrent search functionality baked directly into the client? Torrent users have plenty of options when it comes to finding torrent files: […]