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Firefox 60 with new preference to disable FTP

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 60 with a new preference to disable support for the FTP protocol. The preference is disabled by default so that FTP sites can still be accessed in […]

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Chrome 64 for Android cuts URLs automatically when you share them

Links are the lifeblood of the Internet. They point from one site to another and are often used to connect similar resources with each other, for attribution, or research. Links can be […]

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CopyQ is an advanced Clipboard Manager

CopyQ is a cross-platform open-source clipboard manager for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X that is easy to use and quite powerful thanks to the advanced features that it offers. Clipboard managers […]

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Encrypt your DNS traffic with Simple DNSCrypt for Windows

Simple DNSCrypt is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows operating system to configure dnscrypt-proxy on Windows-based PCs and devices. DNS Crypt is a technology that encrypts DNS look ups so […]

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Patch My PC Updater 4.0 review

Patch My PC Updater is a free program for Microsoft Windows PCs to run update checks on all installed software programs. We reviewed the program back in 2011 for the first time, […]

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Microsoft removing Windows Apps with "Windows" in name is a mistake

Some Windows application publishers who use "Windows" in the name of published apps received legal notifications from Microsoft in February 2018 to either change the name and branding of applications or have […]

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View Image for Google Images extension for Firefox and Chrome

View Image is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that adds a "view image" button to Google Images so that users can click on it to display the image […]

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Game Saturday: Dark Power (HTML5, Strategy)

Dark Power is a free browser strategy game that can best be described as a tower defense game. While you defend only your main castle against attacks, you do so by hiring […]

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Back to Basics Part 3. Installing Third-Party Software in Linux Mint Cinnamon

Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” is the latest iteration of the hugely popular distribution, featuring a few different desktop environments. I've really grown to enjoy the Cinnamon environment, regardless of what distro I'm using […]

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SeaMonkey 2.49.2 is out

The developer's of the Internet application suite SeaMonkey have released version 2.49.2 of the application for all supported operating systems. They note that the release won't be offered via the integrated updating […]

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How to change the Netflix video quality on your computer

As a Netflix customer, you may know that the stream quality on Netflix depends on a number of factors. Your subscription plan may give you access to HD or Ultra HD streams, […]

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uBlock Origin Development Add-on for Firefox

Raymond Hill (Gorhill), the developer of uBlock Origin, released the Firefox add-on uBlock Origin dev build to Mozilla's Firefox Add-ons website recently. Active uBlock Origin Beta users on Firefox may wonder why […]

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Ubuntu wants to collect more diagnostic data

Canonical's Will Cooke revealed in an email to the Ubuntu development list that the company plans to collect more diagnostic data from desktop. Many programs and operating systems collect diagnostic data. While […]

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Missing Google Images' "View Image" button? Use Startpage Image Search instead

So, Google pulled the "view image" button on the company's Google Images search engine recently leaving many users puzzled. Google removed the button after the company entered an agreement with Getty Images. […]

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How to install optional updates on Windows 10

Microsoft moved the update functionality from the Control Panel to the Settings application in Windows 10. If you compare the functionality, you may notice that Windows 10 lacks options to display or […]

Ghacks Deals: DevOps with Cloud Computing Bundle (92% off)

DevOps with Cloud Computing Bundle is a big eLearning bundle that is priced at $32 currently instead of $429. The courses are for users of all experience levels, and access is granted […]

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O&O Syspectr remote administration software

O&O Syspectr is a free remote administration and management software for Windows client PCs and servers that administrators may use to monitor and manage Windows devices. Note: O&O Syspectr uses a client […]

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How to get 8 tiles back on the new tab page in Chrome 64

Google rolled out a change recently in Chrome 64 that uses the size of the browser window to determine the number of tiles displayed on the browser's new tab page. Users who […]