Privacy

Quetta: first look at the privacy-first browser for Android

Quetta is a new web browser that is now available for Android. The developers of the browser promise strong privacy protections and features. In this first look review, we will be taken […]

Learn how to enable Stolen Device Protection on iPhone

How to enable Stolen Device Protection on iPhone

Apple released iOS 17.3 this week, which brought an important security feature. Here's how to enable Stolen Device Protection on your iPhone. How does Stolen Device Protection work? Normally, when an iPhone […]

Zero-Click Bluetooth Attack: A Growing Threat for Unpatched Android Phones

A security researcher, known as 'Mobile Hacker', has shown how vulnerable unpatched Android phones are. In their demonstration, they revealed a potentially devastating zero-click attack that exploits newly uncovered Bluetooth vulnerabilities to […]

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Chrome 121 ships with security updates and new AI tools

Google released new version of its Chrome web browser today. Google Chrome 121 Stable is now available and already in distribution. The browser update patches several security issues and introduces several new […]

Is APKPure Safe?

In the world of Android apps, APKPure has made quite a name for itself. This online repository is teeming with freeware, shareware, and even some hard-to-find Android apps. But as an informed […]

Firefox 122 is out: here is what is new

Mozilla Firefox 122.0 is the latest Stable version of the open source web browser. The new browser version fixes several security issues and makes a few changes to the browser's functionality and […]

Apple releases iOS 17.3 with Stolen Device Protection, AirPlay TV for hotel rooms

Apple releases iOS 17.3 with Stolen Device Protection, AirPlay TV for hotel rooms

Apple has released the iOS 17.3 update to all users. It brings 2 new features: Stolen Device Protection, and AirPlay TV for hotel rooms. Stolen Device Protection This is a new security […]

Brave Browser: strict fingerprinting protection will be removed

Brave Software announced that it will remove the strict fingerprinting option from its Brave Browser. The company cites several reasons for the removal, including that it has been a major website breakage […]

Next Windows

No Windows 12 update in 2024? What we know

We do not know much about Microsoft's plans for 2024 and beyond when it comes to the Windows operating system. Rumors suggest that the company could release Windows 12 this year, but […]

How to manage the site list in Firefox Containers

How to manage the site list in Firefox Containers

Do you use the Firefox Multi-Account Containers add-on? Have you ever wondered how to delete a website from a container? Here is how to manage the site list in Firefox Containers. You […]

RAM

Your next Windows PC may need at least 16GB of RAM

How much RAM do you need to work without any drawbacks on Windows PCs? The answer depends on what the PC is used for. Several tasks, including gaming and video editing, benefit […]

Microsoft adds support for link previews in Word for the web

Microsoft adds support for link previews in Word for the web

Microsoft Word for the web has gained a new feature. The online version of the word processor now supports link previews in documents. Users who are familiar with Word Online and the […]

Google

Google ends support for less secure passwords in third-party apps (workaround)

If you use an application or service that requires a Google username and password, then you may not be able to use it anymore after September 30, 2024. This may impact third-party […]

AdGuard Temp Mail: new temporary email service launched

AdGuard, best known for its content blocking solutions, has launched a temporary email service. Temporary email, also known as disposable email, gives Internet users access to email addresses that they may use […]

How to watch age-restricted content on YouTube without signing in to your Google account

How to watch age-restricted content on YouTube without signing in to your Google account

Do you use YouTube without signing in to your account? Have you ever come across an age-restricted video that prompts you to log in to watch the content? We have some workarounds […]

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge: screenshot tool gets AI, OCR and image search capabilities

Microsoft Edge, like many other web browsers, has a screenshot tool. Called Web capture in Edge Stable, it lets you capture screenshots quickly by drawing rectangles on the screen. Microsoft launched a […]

70 million account credentials were leaked in a massive password dump

70 million account credentials were leaked in a massive password dump

A security researcher has unearthed what appears to be one of the biggest password dumps ever. Over 70 million unique credentials have been leaked on the dark web. The news came to […]

Repair

Fix Microsoft account "is already here" error on Windows 11 and 10 devices

"Microsoft account is already here" is an error message that you may receive when you try to switch from a local account to a Microsoft account on Windows 11 or 10 devices. […]

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Google lists improvements that only users from the EU will get

Google published a list of changes to some of its products and services that it plans to launch before March 6, 2024 to users from the EU. Companies like Google react to […]

outlook

Report: Microsoft starts Mail and Calendar app migration to the inferior Outlook app

Windows 11 users who use the Mail and Calendar app and have steadfastly refused to switch to the new Outlook app will be redirected to the new Outlook app forcefully. Microsoft announced […]

Apple reforms App Store rules to allow third-party payment methods in the U.S. but will still charge a commission fee

Apple reforms App Store rules to allow third-party payment methods in the U.S. but will still charge a commission fee

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from Epic Games and Apple in the antitrust case between the two companies. What does this mean for users and app developers? The feud between the […]

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Canonical: up to 12 years of support for Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS is expected in April 2024. The new long-term service support release of the popular Linux distribution may receive up to 12 years of support. The extended support range was […]

Google Chrome

Time to patch: Chrome 120 fixes a 0-day security issue

Google released an update for its Chrome web browser a moment ago that fixes four security issues in all desktop versions and in Chrome for Android. One of the patched security issues […]

Google Chrome

Google updates Chrome's Incognito Mode disclaimer to admit it is tracking users

Google is rolling out a change to the Incognito Mode disclaimer of the company's Chrome web browser. It admits in it that it is tracking users even while the mode is active. […]

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Xbox's Auto-Upload feature may get your account banned

Microsoft's Xbox console supports the recording of game scenes. Gamers may record their favorite scenes from games to watch them again at a later point. What some Xbox users do not know […]

Microsoft Copilot Pro with GPT-4 Turbo launched for $20 per month

Microsoft Copilot Pro with GPT-4 Turbo launched for $20 per month

Microsoft has announced a new subscription called Copilot Pro for individual users. It will offer AI-powered features similar to those that are available in Copilot Pro for Microsoft 365. The Redmond company […]

Microsoft is bringing Windows 11's weather widget to Windows 10

Microsoft is bringing Windows 11's weather widget to Windows 10's lock screen

Copilot is not the only new feature that is coming to Windows 10. Microsoft is adding the Windows 11 lock screen weather widget to the older version of the operating system. Microsoft's […]

Microsoft confirms 0x80070643 error during Windows update installation

Some Windows users who tried to install the January 2024 security updates for their devices received the error 0x80070643 Error Install Failure during the process. Microsoft provided background information and a workaround […]

Android 14 QPR beta

Google may delete (purchased) apps from your Android devices

When you buy an app or game digitally, you don't really own it. What this means is that it can be taken away from you at any time, usually without compensation. The […]

How to remove "Start back up" in Windows 11's File Explorer

Start back up may be displayed in File Explorer on Windows 11 if you open certain folders. The command is displayed in the path field and its placement may irritate some users […]

YouTube confirms it has launched a global effort to crack down on ad blockers

Is Google deliberately slowing down YouTube video buffering for adblock users?

Reports suggest that Google may have implemented yet another anti-adblocking technique on YouTube. After slowing down the loading of YouTube for people with adblockers and showing ad blockers are not allowed by […]

Streaming

Adblocker for TV - AdGuard is available for Android TV: here is how it works

AdGuard is a popular commercial content blocking solution. It is available for a wide range of platforms already, including major operating systems and browsers, and now also for Android TV. If you […]

Microsoft Copilot Studio

Copilot-key: not mandatory and no fixed placement

When it comes to recent announcements regarding AI by Microsoft, none discussed as controversially here on Ghacks as the announcement of the dedicated Copilot key. The Copilot key is a new key […]

Microsoft configures Windows Copilot to launch automatically on certain setups

Soon, Windows users who start their PCs may be greeted by Windows Copilot's interface when the system loads the desktop. Microsoft released a new build to the Dev channel that tests the […]

Proton says that Outlook is Microsoft's new data collection service

Proton Mail says that the new Outlook app for Windows is Microsoft's new data collection service

Proton has accused Microsoft's new Outlook for Windows app for becoming a data collection service. It has outlined the various ways and data that the email app harvests from end users. Proton […]

Payment

X (former Twitter) to launch peer-to-peer payments in 2024

Elon Musk's plan to turn X, formerly known as Twitter, into an "everything" app is going to pick up speed in 2024. In a new post on the official X Business blog […]

Mega launches VPN for Android

Mega announced the launch of a dedicated VPN solution and application for Android. Available exclusively for Pro account customers, the company promises to launch dedicated versions of the VPN for Windows, Linux, […]

Linux Mint 21.3

Linux Mint 21.3 is now available with experimental Wayland support

Linux Mint 21.3 is the third and final point update for the Linux Mint distribution. The developers of Linux Mint have released the new version of the popular Linux distribution today. Announced […]

Netflix's ad-supported plan has over 23 Million Monthly users

Netflix's ad-supported plan has over 23 Million Monthly users

A Netflix executive has said that the streaming service's ad-supported tier has over 23 Million users per month. The company says that user engagement on the ad-supported plan is high. The streaming […]

bitwarden

Bitwarden: how to create and use Passkeys to sign in

Bitwarden users have a number of options already when it comes to signing-in to their vaults. They can use a master password and improve security by adding a two-factor authentication option to […]