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mGBA is an excellent, cross-platform GBA emulator

mGBA is an excellent, cross-platform GBA emulator

The Nintendo Gameboy Advance was an amazing handheld console, and fans continue playing their favorite games on the portable devices even today. But you can always emulate the games for an enhanced […]

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Microsoft is testing an Automatic HTTPS Mode in the Edge web browser

Microsoft added support for a new browsing mode called Automatic HTTPS to its desktop Microsoft Edge web browser designed to enforce the use of HTTPS connections when connecting to sites and services. […]

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SmartCookieWeb Preview is a Telemetry-free browser based on Mozilla's GeckoView component

The developer of SmartCookieWeb, a WebView-based mobile browser for Android that is based on Lightning browser, has released public beta versions of the upcoming GeckoView-based browser SmartCookieWeb Preview for Android. Like SmartCookieWeb, SmartCookieWeb […]

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Save WebP images as JPG or PNG with this Firefox extension

You may have come across an image format known as WebP, it has been around for about a decade now. This image container was developed by Google, and is used by many […]

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KB5001391 is another Windows update that you should not install, except..

Microsoft released the Windows update KB5001391 on April 28, 2021 as an optional update for Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2. The update falls into the C-category of updates for Windows, which means […]

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Open Source audio editor Audacity is now part of MuseGroup

Audacity is one of the most popular free cross-platform open source audio editors. It can be downloaded and used on Windows, Mac OS and GNU/Linux machines, and is regularly updated and quite […]

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Sniptool version 2 brings GIF Recording mode, new editing options, and a dock mode

Sniptool is an impressive screenshot program that we reviewed over a year ago. The program has been updated to version 2.0, which brings support for GIF recording among other options. Let's take […]

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Acid Tabs adds rule-based auto tab groups to Google Chrome

Google introduced support for tab groups in the Chrome browser in 2020, a feature , designed to improve the manageability of tabs in the company's browser. Tab Groups enable users to bundle […]

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Repair PDF Documents with PDF Fixer

PDF Fixer is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices designed to repair PDF documents that are corrupt and cannot be opened anymore in PDF viewers. Having to deal with PDF […]

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Listen to your favorite podcasts with Kodkast, an open source and minimalistic player

Podcasts are a great form of entertainment, and some are even educative. A few media players allow you to listen to podcasts, but the experience isn't quite the same as using a […]

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Google is doing something against misleading Play Store titles, names and icons

If you have been to Google's Play Store recently, the Android application repository for lots of devices, then you may have encountered a fair share of applications and games that tried to […]

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O&O Lanytix: get a quick overview of local area network devices on Windows

O&O Lanytix is a new free program by O&O Software GMBH to display all devices connected to a local area network. The program is compatible with Windows 8 and newer versions of […]

Microsoft has a fix for unwanted program window rearrangements on multi-display systems

Multi-monitor systems are quite popular in the work place and also at home as they may improve productivity significantly. Developers may use multiple monitors to display more code on the screen or […]

Multiple File Manager is a simple batch file renaming and deletion tool

Multiple File Manager is a simple batch file renaming and deletion tool

Most file renaming tools have a lot of bells and whistles, which make them somewhat non-user-friendly. If you're looking for a simple solution to rename your files, take a look at Multiple […]

Ghacks Deals: The 2021 All-in-One Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing Bundle (98% off)

The 2021 All-in-One Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing Bundle includes nine eLearning courses about hacking. It teaches a variety of skills, including penetration testing, web hacking, social engineering, network scanning, exploits and […]

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The Windows 10 May 2021 Update 21H1 is almost here: build picked for release

Microsoft has not picked a final release date for the upcoming Windows 10 feature update yet, but it did pick the release build, and that is moving the next feature update a […]

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Vivaldi 3.8 takes care of annoying cookie dialogs for you

Vivaldi Technologies have released Vivaldi 3.8, the latest version of the company's web browser, for all supported operating systems. The new Vivaldi version introduces a new option that Vivaldi calls Cookie Crumbler, […]

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Mozilla is working on Firefox background updates on Windows

This week, Mozilla enabled a new feature in the Nightly version of the organization's Firefox web browser designed to improve the updating functionality of the browser on Windows. The new functionality enables […]

FlipFlip displays images as randomized slideshows with cool effects

FlipFlip displays images as randomized slideshows with cool effects

Slideshows are a nice way to browse image folders, especially ones which contain your favorite moments.  It's not difficult to create a photo movie, a lot of image viewers come with one […]

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Pale Moon 29.2.0 does not support legacy Firefox extensions anymore that are not ported

When Mozilla switched from its legacy add-on system to WebExtensions, Firefox forks such as Pale Moon saw an increase in users who wanted to keep using extensions that Mozilla's new system did […]

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Mute your microphone with a hotkey using MicKey

A lot of us rely on our computer's webcam for video calls and meetings, all the more so since the beginning of the pandemic. The problem with taking calls on a computer […]

Ghacks Deals: Udemy eLearning courses from $12.99

The eLearning platform Udemy offers a wide range of online courses in categories such as Development, Business, IT & software, or Marketing. As a new customer, you may purchase some of Udemy's […]

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How to access the old PlayStation Store to browse, download and buy games and DLC

Late last year, Sony announced that it would remove access to classic PlayStation games and add-ons from the official PlayStation Store. Systems affected were the Sony PlayStation 3, The PlayStation Vita, and […]

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Telegram with new web versions, payments improvements and scheduled voice chats and

Telegram is a popular messaging solution that is used by millions of users worldwide. The developers of Telegram published an update that brings massive improvements to users, group administrators, and also merchants […]

ProtonVPN: privacy-focused VPN with strong security and features

Proton VPN is a Swiss-based Virtual Private Network (VPN) service that puts a strong focus on privacy and security.  It offers a strict no-logging policy, apps that are open source and audited, […]

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Evaluate your content blocker with Ad Block Tester

How good is a content blocker? You could say that it is great if undesirable content is blocked while content that you want to access is not, but that is only taking […]

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Known Issue Rollback is Microsoft's latest weapon against Windows update bugs

Known Issue Rollback is a fairly new capability of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that is designed as a tool to react to emerging bugs quickly that are introduced by updates. There […]

Stretchly is an open source program that reminds you to take a break at regular intervals

Stretchly is an open source program that reminds you to take a break at regular intervals

The best way to deal with work related stress, in my opinion, is to take a break whenever you can. This is the concept behind the popular Pomodoro Technique which many people […]

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ControlD is a new DNS service by the makers of Windscribe VPN

Remember Windscribe VPN? We reviewed the free version of the VPN service in 2017 and liked it a lot. Many things have changed since then, and it is now possible to subscribe […]

Custom Scrollbars is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lets you set the color and width of the scrollbar

Custom Scrollbars is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lets you set the color and width of the scrollbar

Do you like customizing your web browser? A lot of people use themes to give the browser a new look. Some take it up a notch and use a custom CSS file, […]

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Microsoft fixed the Windows 10 game performance issue

Some Windows users reported game performance issues after installation of the Windows 10 updates KB5000842 and KB5001330. The updates were released in March and April of 2021 to devices running Windows 10 […]

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Google is working on a new browsing history interface called Memories in Chrome

Google engineers have added a new feature to the company's Chrome web browser recently. Called Memories, it is currently only available in Canary versions of the web browser. Memories, as the name […]

Multiscreen Blank is a free multi-monitor tool that places an overlay to blank, dim or mirror the screen

Multiscreen Blank is a free multi-monitor tool that places an overlay to blank, dim or mirror the screen

Multiple monitor setups are great for working, gaming, and of course multitasking. When I have to focus on one screen, I switch to the single display mode (disable the other one), and […]

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Windows Task Manager gets better Edge process classifications and new Eco mode

Microsoft released a new build to the Insider channel this week that introduced two new features to the operating system's task manager. The first introduces better process information for the company's own […]

Perfect Home is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lists your bookmarks as speed-dials in new tabs

Perfect Home is a Firefox and Chrome extension that lists your bookmarks as speed-dials in new tabs

Speed Dials are a must-have feature for me in any browser that I use. While I prefer Group Speed Dial for my regular usage, I often jump through other add-ons every month […]

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Ubuntu 21.04 is now available with native Microsoft Active Directory integration and Wayland as the default

Canonical released Ubuntu 21.04, a new version of the organization's Linux distribution. The release comes three weeks after the release of beta versions, and can already be downloaded from the official Ubuntu […]

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Photo Anonymizer: remove image metadata to improve your privacy

Photo Anonymizer is a new free software program for Microsoft Windows by the German software company ASCOMP Software GMBH. The free program removes traces from image files, e.g. photos or downloaded images, […]

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Ghacks Deals: Private Internet Access VPN for 79% off

Private Internet Access is one of the best VPN services in our opinion. The service ticks all the right boxes: it offers state of the art security and privacy protections, does not […]

Fixdows is an open source utility that helps you fix errors related to Windows Update, Microsoft Store app and more

Fixdows is an open source utility that helps you fix errors related to Windows Update, Microsoft Store app with a couple of clicks

Many PC users will have at some point, experienced problems while trying to update Windows. And when these errors occur, it can be due to various reasons. There are dozens of programs […]

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Microsoft introduces support for Linux GUI apps on Windows 10

Microsoft released a new build to the Insider channel a few hours ago that introduces support for running Linux graphical user interface applications on the Windows 10 machine. The company announced plans […]

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How to use Google Chrome Flags to enable experimental features

Google Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers work out of the box for the most part. All versions of Google Chrome come with support for "Chrome flags", which unlocks a treasure trove of […]

Ghacks Deals: AdGuard: Lifetime Subscription (66% off)

AdGuard is a content blocker that is available for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and as a browser extension for many popular browsers. The program runs in the background instead of just in […]

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Stardock Multiplicity KVM revisited: control multiple PCs with one keyboard, mouse and monitor

Back in 2012, Stardock released the initial version of its Multiplicity software for Windows. Designed to give users control of multiple PCs with a single mouse and keyboard, it was an excellent […]

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Microsoft hopes to revive its Microsoft Store later this year

Microsoft had big hopes for the store that it integrated in its Windows 10 operating system. The Microsoft Store, as it is called nowadays, did not live up to its expectations, mainly […]

Infinity Bench is a free Windows app that benchmarks your computer's CPU and Graphics performance

Infinity Bench is a free Windows app that benchmarks your computer's CPU and Graphics performance

I'm always worried about how my computer is running after updating the graphics driver, or after a Windows Update has landed. The best way to put this doubt to rest, is to […]