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Epic Game Store opens, promises free games throughout 2019

Epic Games launched the company's game store today; interested gamers can head over to the official Store front on the Epic Games website to browse what it has to offer and download […]

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Microsoft confirms that Edge will switch to Chromium

Microsoft confirmed today that the company's Microsoft Edge web browser will "move to a Chromium-compatible web platform" on the desktop. Rumors emerged last week that Microsoft was done with developing and maintaining […]

Ghacks Deals: Vault: The Digital Security Monthly Subscription Bundle Featuring NordVPN, Dashlane, Degoo, & Panda

Longest title ever; Vault: The Digital Security Monthly Subscription Bundle Featuring NordVPN, Dashlane, Degoo, & Panda is a subscription bundle. While we had subscription offers before here on Ghacks Deals, we never […]


Study: Google puts logged out users in a filter bubble, too

Search engine DuckDuckGo published the findings of an experiment that it conducted earlier this year on the company's Spread Privacy website. The company wanted to to determine whether Google Search, the world's […]


Microsoft publishes KB4469342 for Windows 10 version 1809

Fifth time is a charm. Microsoft published KB4469342, a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1809, to the Release channel today. The company released four previews of the patch to Windows […]

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Google is shutting down its Allo messaging service

Google revealed yesterday that it will shut down Allo, a messaging service that it launched in September 2016 alongside Duo, a video messaging service. Allo users can use the application until March […]

paint net 415 4.1.5 released with performance improvements

The developer of the image editor released version 4.1.5 of the application for Microsoft's Windows operating system today. The new version of is available on the Microsoft Store and as […]

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Google Chrome 71 is out with 43 security fixes

Google released Google Chrome 71 to the stable channel yesterday. The new version of the web browser is a security update first and foremost as it includes 43 security fixes. Google Chrome […]

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DeepL Translation Service adds Russian and Portuguese to language list

We reviewed the translation service DeepL in 2017 when it came out and found it to produce -- on average -- better translations than established services such as Google Translate (Mozilla is […]

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Epic Games Store: direct Steam competition

Epic Games, maker of Unreal Engine and games such as Unreal Tournament, Fortnite or Gears of War, announced that it will soon launch an online games store. Details are a bit murky: […]

Microsoft releases fourth preview of Windows 10 version 1809 patch KB4469342

Microsoft released the fourth version of the cumulative update patch KB4469342 for the company's Windows 10 version 1809 operating system to the release preview ring. The latest version of the patch brings […]

Ghacks Deals: The 2019 Ethical Hacker Master Class Bundle (99% off)

This ethical hacking bundle includes ten eLearning courses that teach you ethical hacking skills and prep you for certification. Courses are designed for beginners and can be accessed for lifetime. The entire […]

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Windows 10 1903: Dates in conversational format in Explorer

The snail-paced rollout of Windows 10 version 1809 is still ongoing as development of Windows 10 version 1903 continues to push new features that might be supported in the next feature update […]

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Up to 100 million Quora accounts affected by data breach

The question and answer community Quora confirmed today that up to 100 million accounts of users were compromised in a data breach. It noticed on Friday that "some user data was compromised […]

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Rumor: Microsoft dropping Edge browser in favor of Chromium

The rumors keep on coming. After yesterday's rumor that Microsoft is working on Windows Lite, the next attempt at conquering lost territory in the classroom and in education, Windows Central reports that […]

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Microsoft not giving up: Windows Lite rumors surface

While Microsoft's Windows operating system is still going strong, the company is facing tough competition in the classroom and Universities. Google Chromebooks are doing well there thanks to a combination of cheap […]


Nirsoft's NirExt adds options to Windows Explorer

NirExt is an old application by NirSoft that adds three new context menu options to Windows' default file manager Explorer (Windows Explorer or File Explorer). Just download the application from the Nirsoft […]

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uBlock Origin performance improvements thanks to WASM (Firefox only, for now)

The most recent version of the content blocking extension uBlock Origin uses WebAssembly (WASM) code to improve the performance of the extension. The new uBlock Origin 1.17.4 is already available on the […]