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Waterfox 55.0.1 is out and with it come important announcements about the future of the web browser that is based in large parts on Firefox code. Probably the most interesting bit of news for users of the browser and Firefox users who need continued support for legacy add-ons is that Waterfox will continue to support […]
Easylist is a popular adblocking list that is used by browser extensions to block advertisement on websites visited in the browser. As the name suggests already, EasyList is just a list of domain names that websites are blocked from making connections to. So, instead of contacting an ad server to download an ad from it, […]
Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 1.11, a new version of the web browser to the public on August 10, 2017. The new version of the web browser introduces new and improved accessibility features to the user base. Among the highlights are options to control animations on sites that you visit in the browser, Reader Mode improvements, […]
The Great 78 Project is a new project by the Internet Archive to preserve 78 rpm records that has released about 26000 records as of today. The project will publish a new digitized 78 rpm record every 10 minutes, and announces new publications on the project's official Twitter account. According to the project's homepage, project […]
BiglyBT is a new cross-platform open source torrent client that can be best described as a fork of Vuze / Azureus that is ad-free and without other pasted on features. The first version of BiglyBT is pretty similar to Vuze right now, but the developers have big plans for the torrent client. It is developed […]
LastPass announced yesterday that it decided to make changes to the company's personal lineup of password managing services. The company has offered a free and premium version of the password manager up until now, and that won't change with the update. It announced recently that it will introduce a third option, LastPass Families, to complement […]
Vivaldi Software is working hard on the next version of the popular web browser, Vivaldi 1.11. The company pushes out development builds regularly that enthusiasts can install to get a glimpse at features before they are released in stable versions of the browser. Users who test these development builds provide Vivaldi with important feedback on […]
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 […]
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 […]