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Microsoft explains why Windows Update did not work on January 29, 2019

Windows users and administrators reported that Windows Update was broken for them on January 29, 2019. Affected systems received an "error encountered" error message when Windows Update was used to search for […]

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Firefox 67: Cryptomining and Fingerprinting protection

Mozilla plans to launch cryptomining and fingerprinting protection in Firefox 67 to improve user privacy. Cryptomining and fingerprinting protection block JavaScript cryptominers and certain attempts by websites to fingerprint the user. The […]

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Google is testing Never Slow Mode feature in Chrome

A new commit on the Chromium development site suggests that Google is testing a new feature for Chrome called Never Slow Mode designed to speed up the loading of webpages. Websites have […]

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Mindful Break by Google reminds you to take breaks

Mindful Break is a free browser extension by Google for the Google Chrome web browser designed to remind users to take breaks and to provide tips on how to spend the time […]

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Cleanmgr+ is a Disk Cleanup alternative

Cleanmgr+ is a new software program for Windows by the maker of CloneApp and CloneApp UA. Microsoft revealed during the release of Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 Update, that it […]

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Waterfox 56.2.7 released

The developer of the Waterfox web browser, Alex Kontos, released Waterfox 56.2.7 (and 56.2.7.1) to the public recently. Waterfox 56.2.7 is the first release of the browser in 2019. Existing users of […]

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Microsoft Browser Patent to deal with irrelevant content

Many websites on today's Internet display content that is of no or little interest to visiting users; the content is downloaded, however, and device power and bandwidth is expended to retrieve the […]

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Please Microsoft, leave Windows Search alone

Microsoft released a new preview build of the upcoming Windows 10 version 1903 feature update yesterday; it included, among other changes, a new top apps listing in Search. Windows 10 users who […]

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Change your password day needs a counterpart

February 1 is change your password day; while not official, many tech sites advertise the day to their readers. Users are asked to change passwords on that day to improve security. While […]

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Mozilla halts Firefox 65 distribution on Windows

Mozilla stopped the distribution of Firefox 65 for Windows through the organization's automatic update system after reports of antivirus incompatibilities emerged. The organization released Firefox 65.0 for all supported operating systems a […]

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Firefox will soon disallow extensions in private mode by default

Mozilla plans to introduce a change in upcoming versions of the Firefox web browser that blocks extensions from running in private browsing mode by default. Firefox makes no distinction between regular and […]

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Mozilla publishes Anti-Tracking Policy

Firefox browser maker Mozilla published an Anti-Tracking policy recently that defines which tracking techniques Firefox will block by default in the future. The organization launched Tracking Protection, a feature to block or […]

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Chrome to warn users about lookalike URLs

Google Chrome may soon warn users when they visit what Google calls lookalike URLs. Lookalike URLs is a loose term that describes site addresses that look very similar to the domain of […]

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Amiga Music Tracker and Player in JavaScript

BASSOON Tracker is a free web application that gives you full control over an Amiga music tracker and player. The Commodore Amiga, the successor of the Commodore C-64 home computer, was a […]

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Google+ Shutdown Timeline for consumers

Google announced last year that it would shut down the company's social network Google+ for consumers but not for G Suite customers in 2019. A privacy issue with the potential to leak […]

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A look at Firefox's new about:config page

Mozilla launched an initial version of a redesigned about:config page of the Firefox web browser in Firefox Nightly. The new page is built using web technologies, the old was based on XUL […]