gHacks Technology News - Page 2 of 1056
stylish new privacy

Stylish add-on makes a return

Stylish, a web browser extension to load so-called userstyles in supported browsers that modify looks and layout of webpages, has returned to the official Mozilla Add-ons Store for Firefox after its removal […]

Set a custom Recycle Bin size on Windows

All versions of Windows include a Recycle Bin to store deleted files. The main idea behind the Recycle Bin is to provide users with options to restore deleted files provided that they […]

pale moon 28.0

Pale Moon 28.0 Major Update released

Pale Moon 28.0.0 is the first version of version 28.x and as such a major upgrade from the previously used version 27.x which the team released in 2016. The new release is […]

kill sticky elements website

Remove anything that is sticky on websites

Websites may throw a large number of different sticky things at your browser on load, from "we use cookies" and "please disable your ad-blocker" to "sign-up for our newsletter" or ads that […]

opera 55

Opera 55 Stable is out

Opera Software released a new version of the company's Opera Browser to the Stable channel today. Opera 55 is a usability update for the browser for the most part that improves usability […]

forvo pronounciations

Forvo tells you how words are pronounced

Forvo is a free online service that helps you find out how words are pronounced in any of the 330+ languages the service supports. Forvo is a community-powered website that brings together […]

lighthouse for chrome

Webmasters: test websites with Google's Lighthouse for Chrome

Lighthouse is a free open source browser extension by Google designed to audit web pages and to reveal areas the site could be improved in. The functionality is also integrated into the […]

active policies firefox

Firefox's about:policies page

Mozilla added a Policy Engine to Firefox 60.0 to help organizations with the deployment of the Firefox web browser. Aimed at organizations, most policies are available in home environments as well. While […]

onedrive protect important files

OneDrive's Protect your important files feature rolls out

Microsoft is in the process of rolling out an update to the company's OneDrive application for Windows 10 that unlocks the Protect your important files feature in the client for home users. […]

yourphone

Link Android to Windows 10 with YourPhone by Microsoft

Microsoft's strategy changed significantly ever since Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014. One core change that come out of this was that Microsoft started to publish apps for the […]

web security

Mozilla recommended privacy extension had "phone-home" feature

A browser extension for the Firefox web browser that Mozilla recommended on its official Firefox blog as one of the extensions to make the "Firefox browser a privacy superpower" had phone-home functionality […]

microsoft windows security updates august 2018

Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2018 release overview

Microsoft released security updates for Windows, Office, and other company products on the August 2018 Patch Tuesday (Update Tuesday). Last month's Patch Day was not the the smoothest of them all as […]

Ghacks Deals: SitePoint Premium Courses: Lifetime Subscription

SitePoint hosts a large number of development related material that includes ebooks, courses and tutorials. Access requires a monthly subscription usually but it is now possible to get a lifetime subscription for […]

tls 1.3 support finalized

TLS 1.3 Final published: better security and speed

The final version of TLS 1.3 -- Transport Layer Security -- has been published by the IETF, the Internet Engineering Task Force, and popular browsers such as Firefox support it already (an […]

kaspersky security cloud free

Kaspersky Security Cloud Free review

Russian security firm Kaspersky just launched a new version of Kaspersky Security Cloud Free, a free cloud-based security solution for Windows devices. One question that may come up is how Security Cloud […]

chrome lazy load

Chrome may soon lazy load images and frames natively

Google's Chrome web browser may soon support the native lazy loading of images and frames. Company engineers implemented two flags in Chrome Canary, the cutting edge development version of Google Chrome, that […]

google location history

Google may track your location even if you disable Location tracking

The Location feature that Google built-into the Android operating system and some of its applications power location-based services such as Google Maps and provide Google with information about a customer's whereabouts. The […]

microsoft edge preload

Block Windows 10 from preloading Microsoft Edge on Start

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. It replaced Internet Explorer as the default browser even though Internet Explorer 11 is also still available on devices […]