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Vivaldi says its ad blocker will continue working even after changes in Manifest V3

Vivaldi has outlined the future of its ad blocker, and how it could work when Manifest V3 is enforced.  Google says that the changes it brings will protect users from loading remotely-hosted […]

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Mozilla reaffirms that Firefox will continue to support current content blockers

From next year onward, extensions for Google Chrome and most other Chromium-based browsers, will have to rely on a new extension manifest. Manifest V3 defines the boundaries in which extensions may operate. […]

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How to enable File Explorer tabs in the Windows 11 2022 Update right now

Microsoft released the Windows 11 2022 Update this week and revealed plans to push the first feature drop in October. Included in the October feature drop is the long awaited support for […]

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Firefox 105.0.1 restores focus behavior on startup

Mozilla plans to launch a small update for the stable version of the organization's Firefox web browser later today that restores the original focus behavior on startup. Firefox users who installed Firefox […]

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NVIDIA is investigating Windows 11 2022 Update game performance issue

Windows users with NVIDIA powered graphics cards may want to skip the upgrade to the Windows 11 2022 Update feature update for now, as several, who have made the plunge, reported that […]

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Invert Files to select files faster on Windows

When it comes to selecting files in File Explorer, Windows users have plenty of options. From left-clicking to selecting individual files to drawing a rectangle around files for selection. Keyboard shortcuts help […]

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Here is the fix for Windows 11 2022 Update error 0x800f0806

Some Windows administrators who tried to update their Windows 11 devices to the newly released Windows 11 2022 Update reported  that they have received the error code 0x800f0806 during the process. The […]

Ghacks Deals: The 2023 Professional CompTIA Exam Certification Prep Bundle

The 2023 Professional CompTIA Exam Certification Prep Bundle preps you for several CompTIA exams, including CompTIA PenTest+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security+. The following prep courses are included: TOTAL: CompTIA […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 enables the new Open With dialog box for all users

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 enables the new Open With dialog box for all users

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25206 is now available for all users in the Dev Channel. It enables the new Open With dialog box for all users, and brings some fixes. What's […]

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Windows 11 2022 Update: security improvements

Microsoft released the first feature update for Windows 11 this week. The new version of Windows 11 introduces a number of usability improvements and some new features, with more promised to be […]

Mozilla introduces Firefox View tab to access recently closed tabs and pickup tabs from other devices

Mozilla is testing Firefox View - a feature that allows you to pickup tabs from other devices and access recently closed tabs

Mozilla has added a new feature called Firefox View in the Beta, Developer, and Nightly builds of its browser. It lets you view a list of your recently accessed tabs. Firefox View […]

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Brave integrates privacy friendly translate option in its browser

Brave browser users may have noticed translate prompts in the browser when they visit foreign language sites for several weeks now. Brave, which relied on Google Translate up until now, has switched […]

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Thunderbird 102.3 is a security and bug fix update

Thunderbird 102.3 is now available. The new version of the open source email client is a security and bug fix release. The update is published already and most Thunderbird installations should receive […]

How to update to Windows 11 22H2 using an ISO image

How to update to Windows 11 22H2 using an ISO image

Microsoft released Windows 11 22H2 last night, you can read about it in our previous coverage. The update is rolling out to users slowly, but if you can't wait to try the […]

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Find out for how long your Windows 11 version is supported

Microsoft released the first feature update for its Windows 11 operating system on September 20, 2022. It includes improvements and new features, and while it may be tempting for some to upgrade […]

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Windows 11 2022 Update is out

Microsoft announced just a moment ago that the first feature update for Windows 11, the Windows 11 2022 Update, is rolling out to users from all over the world. Panos Panay, EVP, […]

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Firefox 105 is out: here is what is new

Mozilla published Firefox Stable and Firefox ESR updates on September 20, 2022. Firefox 105 Stable and Firefox 102.3 ESR are the new versions that are now available. The main improvement in Firefox […]

Ghacks Deals: The 2023 Premium Python Programming Mega Certification Bundle

If you always wanted to learn how to code in Python, this is the ultimate way to achieve that goal. The bundle includes 14 Python related courses, including several designed for beginners […]

Apple to increase App Store prices in several regions from next month

Apple to increase App Store prices in several regions in October

Apple has announced that it plans to increase App Store prices starting next month. The price hike will be effective in several regions. Apple to increase App Store prices Inflation is likely […]

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Google continues extensions Manifest v3 push even though some APIs are not ready yet

Remember when Mozilla switched to WebExtensions? Back then, developers had to port their extensions to the new extensions system for them to remain compatibility with Firefox. Mozilla did not release major APIs […]

Telegram adds more free reactions for users, new username links and more

Telegram adds more free reactions for users, new username links and more

Telegram has rolled out an update for its apps on Desktop, Android and iOS that increases the number of free animated reactions. It also introduces a new way to share profile links, […]

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Freeze Dried Tabs improve Chrome's startup by 20% on Android

Android users who run Google Chrome on their devices may have noticed an improvement in the startup time of the browser. Thanks to a new feature that Google calls Freeze Dried Tabs, […]

A market player you may not know about yet – meet Razer Gold

The expanding gaming market has its pros and cons. On the one hand, it brings you a variety of opportunities to choose from. On the other hand, it is a matter of […]

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Don't use Chrome's and Edge's Enhanced Spellcheck features

Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge include options to improve the basic spellchecking functionality of the web browser. Chrome's Enhanced Spellcheck and Microsoft Edge's Microsoft Editor are designed to improve spellchecking further, but […]

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LastPass provides details on August 2022 hack

LastPass informed customers about a security breach on the company's official blog in August 2022. This week, the company published additional information about the hack after its investigation. Back in August 2022, […]

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Net Signal Pro Wi-Fi strength checker for Android

Net Signal Pro is a commercial application for Android to check the strength of wireless connections and to display various Wi-fi related information. A free ad-powered version is also available. The app […]

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How to block web fonts to improve privacy

Websites that make use of text have two main options to display it. Use a font that is available on the majority of user devices or use custom web fonts, which are […]

Microsoft Teams is storing authentication tokens in cleartext

Microsoft Teams is storing authentication tokens in cleartext

A security vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft Teams. A report that was published by security firm Vectra, reveals that Microsoft Teams is storing authentication tokens in cleartext. Microsoft Teams security issue […]

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Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42 Stable fixes 8 security issues

Microsoft released a security update for the stable version of the company's Edge web browser. Microsoft Edge 105.0.1343.42 fixes eight security issues in the web browser. The security update is already available. […]

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YouTube is testing up to 10 unskippable ads before videos

If you are still using YouTube, you may have been hit with an increase in unskippable advertisement recently. Up until now, YouTube viewers saw up to two so-called unskippable ads before the […]

Xbox app on PC now supports HowLongToBeat

Xbox app on PC adds support for HowLongToBeat

The Xbox app on PC has been updated to include a new feature. Microsoft partnered with the popular service, HowLongToBeat, to provide an estimate of how long it will take you to […]

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Avast acquires I don't care about Cookies browser extension

Avast, a company known for its security products and services, has acquired the popular browser extension I don't care about cookies. The extension deals with cookie notices that most websites display these […]

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Windows 11 version 22H2: new and updated apps

Like Windows 10, Windows 11 comes with dozens of default applications created by Microsoft. Some of these, such as Notepad, Alarm & Clock, and Media Player, provide core functionality, while others may […]

Ghacks Deals: Windscribe VPN Pro Plan (up to 66% off)

Windscribe is a popular VPN provider thanks to its generous free version. The Pro version of Windscribe gives users unlimited data, access to all server locations, a config generator, content blocker and […]

Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 brings theming support and a new text rendering engine

Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 brings theming support and a new text rendering engine

Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 is now available on the Microsoft Store. The update adds support for theming and personalizing the command line tool's interface. Windows Terminal Preview 1.16 Themes There are 2 […]

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25201 brings an expanded view to the widgets board

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25201 brings an expanded view to the widgets board

Microsoft has released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25201 to the Dev Channel. The update brings an expanded view to the widgets board, removes the new Search bar from the Taskbar. What's […]

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Firefox Relay: integration in Firefox, phone number forwarding and new price

Firefox Relay, Mozilla's email alias service to protect your real email address, is soon getting support for protecting phone numbers as well. The service will also be integrated into Firefox and the […]

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Bitwarden password manager adds Fastmail email forwarding support

Bitwarden is a popular choice when it comes to password managers. A late entry to the niche, it is open source, free for personal use and does not restrict functionality artificially for […]

Apple releases Safari 16 for macOS Monterey and Big Sur

Apple releases Safari 16 for macOS Monterey and Big Sur

The Safari 16 update is now available for macOS Monterey and Big Sur users. Let's take a look at the new version of the web browser. What's new in Apple Safari 16 […]

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Install Microsoft .NET with the Windows Package Manager winget

Windows administrators may use the Windows Package Manager winget to install supported Microsoft .NET applications. Microsoft released Windows Package Manager 1.0 back in 2021, opening it up for use on production machines. […]