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7 Best Facebook Extensions for Chrome

Extensions can be extremely useful when a website like Facebook lacks the necessary features. Here are seven extensions you can use to enhance your Facebook experience. Facebook is a major social media […]

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Manifest v2 Chrome extensions will stop working in June 2023

Google has been working on a new extension manifest, Manifest v3, for quite some time. The company introduced support for the new manifest version in Chrome 88, released earlier in 2021, and […]

Ghacks Deals: AdGuard Family Plan: Lifetime Subscription + $20 Store Credit

Now is your chance to get an Adguard Family lifetime account for just $29.99. Adguard is a popular content blocking and privacy enhancing software that is available for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS […]

Android 12.1 Material You implementation

Material You's dynamic wallpaper theming system may be exclusive to Pixel devices until Android 12.1

Google has been pushing its Material You design heavily, ever since it introduced the personalization feature in May 2021. Android 12 which is expected to be announced in the first week of […]

Best Google Chrome Extensions for Students

Best 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Students

Google Chrome has many extensions geared towards helping students study more effectively. However, among the hundreds available, which are the best? No more sitting at a desk with hundreds of books opened […]

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YouTube's experimental desktop video downloading feature is severely lacking

Google is testing a new experimental feature on YouTube currently that gives YouTube premium subscribers options to download videos on the desktop for later viewing. It is unclear how wide-reaching the experiment […]

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Brave Talk: Video Conferencing for the Brave Browser

Remember Brave Together, the video calling feature that Brave added to the Nightly version of its web browser in May 2020? Brave Together has been renamed to Brave Talk and is now […]

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Chrome 94's Idle Detection API can be abused according to Mozilla and Apple

Google Chrome 94 is out and with the browser comes a new controversial feature: the Idle Detection API. As the name suggests, it can be implemented by sites to find out if […]

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Google Chrome 94 is out with security fixes, a 4-week release cycle, and Extended Stable channel

Google Chrome 94 is available. The new version of Google Chrome fixes security issues and the first version of the browser that is released in the new 4-week release cycle. Previously, Chrome […]

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VLC Media Player 3.4 for Android is now available

VLC Media Player 3.4 for Android is now available. The developers have added new features and improvements to the application for Android, including the ability to add bookmarks, use VLC without giving […]

Ghacks Deals: The Premium Java Programming Certification Bundle

The Premium Java Programming Certification Bundle includes eight courses designed for beginners and experienced users alike. The Java bundle includes introductory courses and courses that expand on what has been learned in […]

Gmail Android app gets improved search filters

Gmail Android app gets improved search filters

A couple of weeks ago, Google introduced a new feature in the Gmail Android app, that allows users to call their Google Meet contacts directly from the email client. Today, the popular […]

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Microsoft's Windows 11 compatibility app PC Health Check is available for everyone now

Wonder whether a PC running Windows is compatible with Microsoft's soon-to-be released operating system Windows 11? Microsoft changed the system requirements of Windows 11 significantly, and many devices that run Windows 10 […]

OnePlus new integrated OS with OxygenOS and ColorOS

OnePlus will introduce a new OS by integrating OxygenOS with ColorOS

A few months ago, OnePlus and Oppo announced that they were merging the codebase of their custom Android skins, OxygenOS and ColorOS respectively. This would reduce the burden on the developers, and […]

Nvidia releases GeForce drivers for the final version of Windows 11

Nvidia released updated Game Ready and Studio drivers for the final version of Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system today. The company did release its first Windows 11 ready drivers back in July, […]

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Google is bringing the permissions auto-reset feature for devices running on Android 6 and above

A year ago, when Android 11 was released, it brought with it a feature called Permissions auto-reset. The option revokes the permissions that you granted for apps, if the operating system detects […]

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Some native Windows 11 apps require an Internet connection on first launch

If you launch some native applications on Microsoft's new Windows 11 operating system for the first time, you may notice that these applications need an update from the Internet, more precisely the […]

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Microsoft marks latest Windows printing issue as resolved (KB5005033)

Microsoft acknowledged another printing related issue on Windows. After installing the August 2021 patches for Windows, e.g. KB5005033 or KB5005031, some users noticed that printing was causing issues on said devices. According […]

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How to change the Windows 11 display language

Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system supports dozens of interface languages. The operating system comes with a specific interface language installed, but users may switch to another language using built-in options. You may […]

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Mozilla VPN boosted with multi-hop, blocking and custom DNS features

Mozilla introduced new privacy features to its VPN service, Mozilla VPN, earlier this week. The organization launched Mozilla VPN back in June 2020 in select regions and has expanded the availability since […]

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Firefox Experiment is testing Bing as the default search engine

Mozilla is running an experiment on 1% of the Firefox desktop population currently, which sets the default search engine to Bing in the web browser. Firefox ships with different search engines by […]

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Microsoft Office 2021 will be released on October 5, 2021

Microsoft announced a new version of its Office product, Microsoft Office 2021, and a new Long-Term Servicing Channel version, Office LTSC 2021, earlier this year. The company revealed yesterday that Office LTSC […]

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Oppo's ColorOS 12 will remove metadata from media that you share online

Oppo is one of several OEMs that participated in Google's Android 12 Developer Preview. The Chinese phone maker has announced the next iteration of its custom skin based on the latest Android […]

Ghacks Deals: The 25 Course for $25 Web Development Mega Bundle (for $25)

25 different web development related courses are included in the bundle. It includes introductory topics, beginners guides but also advanced guides. Topics that are covered include AWS, JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML5, Node.js, […]

Best Weather Extension for Chrome

Weather extensions for Chrome browsers have been around for a while. However, are they reliable and which weather forecast apps are the best? Gone are the days of having your local news […]

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Microsoft Silverlight support ends October 12, 2021: here is what you need to know

Microsoft will end support for all versions of the Silverlight development framework on October 12, 2021. Silverlight applications, which are still supported by the company's web browser Internet Explorer 11, will continue […]

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Never enter Microsoft account passwords again with the new passwordless account feature

Microsoft announced the general available of a new passwordless account feature for personal Microsoft accounts today. The feature is being rolled out to all personal Microsoft account customers over the course of […]

Is Kape's acquisition of ExpressVPN cause for concern?

Kape Technologies PLC, a company that changed its name from Crossrider to distance itself from its checkered past, has acquired the popular VPN service ExpressVPN. Express VPN is Kape's fourth acquisition in […]

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iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to release on September 20th; here are the list of devices that will get the update

Apple announced iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on June 7th, 2021 at its annual WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC 2021). Three months later, the new operating system is graduating from beta, iOS 15 […]

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Vivaldi 4.2 is out with improved text translation functionality

Vivaldi Technologies released a new version of the company's Chromium-based desktop web browser, Vivaldi, today. Vivaldi 4.2 introduces support for the translation of selections in the web browser among other things. The […]

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NordVPN vs. Private Internet Access Comparison

NordVPN and Private Internet Access (PIA) are two popular VPN services. If you are looking for a new VPN provider to subscribe to, you may wonder which of the two comes out […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates September 2021 overview

Today is Patch Day over at Microsoft and the company has released security updates and non-security updates for Windows and other company products. Security updates have been released for all client and […]

Ghacks Deals: The Microsoft Data Analysis Bundle: Lifetime Access

The Microsoft Data Analysis Bundle includes four eLearning courses that teach you advanced Microsoft Power BI, Excel, VBA and Access skills. Access time is set to lifetime, certification of completion is included, […]

One UI 4 for Samsung Galaxy S21

Open beta of One UI 4 based on Android 12 is now available for Samsung Galaxy S21 series

Google is rumored to release Android 12 on October 4th. Many OEMs have taken part in the developer preview of the upcoming iteration. And now, Samsung has announced the open beta program […]

Apple iOS Security Update to prevent ForcedEntry exploit

Apple releases emergency updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS 7.6.2 to prevent Pegasus spyware

Apple has released an emergency update for iOS devices and macOS computers, to patch a serious security vulnerability that has come to light. The exploit is called FORCEDENTRY, and affects all iOS […]

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Update Google Chrome to patch Two Zero-Day vulnerabilities that are exploited in the wild

Google released a security update for the company's Google Chrome web browser on September 13, 2021. The update is already available and most Chrome installations should receive it automatically thanks to the […]

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Mozilla reverse engineers Microsoft Edge's default browser setting behavior

Making a web browser the default browser was not a particular big problem until Windows 10 came along and with its Microsoft's Edge web browser. Microsoft made it harder on Windows 10 […]

Android 12 to launch on October 4th

Android 12 could be launched on October 4th

Google released the Android 12 Beta 5 Update last week, it is the release candidate version of the mobile operating system. But it appears that the stable version is not far away. […]

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PeaZip 8.2.0 File Archiver may keep extracted files when errors are encountered

PeaZip 8.2.0 is a new version of the cross-platform file archiver. PeaZip is available for Windows and Linux, and it has become my go-to application for archive related tasks after the Bandizip […]

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Find out if your PC supports TPM 2.0

One of the pre-requisites for Windows 11 is TPM 2.0, the Trusted Platform Module according to Microsoft. While Windows 11 will install on devices with TPM 1.2, some functionality may not be […]