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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2019 overview

Today is the August 2019 Patch Day over at Microsoft. The company released security and non-security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products today. We publish detailed […]

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Tab Notes lets you write and save notes in Firefox and Chrome

We have seen and reviewed plenty of note taking applications in the past including tomboy-ng, Boostnote and Joplin which we reviewed recently here on Ghacks. But here's one which works right in […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete 2019 CompTIA Certification Training Bundle (97% off)

The big CompTIA bundle features 12 different eLearning courses to prep for 12 different CompTIA exams. While the courses are designed for acing the exams, they may also be useful to users […]

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Fix for no sound issue on Linux when using headphones

So, I recently did a bunch of distro-hopping to test out some systems I am unfamiliar with, and I found an issue that persisted regardless of what I was running; if I […]

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Mozilla revamps Firefox's HTTPS address bar information

Mozilla plans to make changes to the information that the organization's Firefox browser displays in its address bar when it connects to sites. Firefox displays an i-icon and a lock symbol currently […]

Advanced Renamer is a free batch renaming utility for Windows

Advanced Renamer is a free batch renaming utility for Windows

Renaming a lot of files is a chore, even more so when the names are very different from each other. Windows Explorer / File Explorer features some basic mass-renaming options, but these […]

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Goodbye Firefox Quantum, Hello Firefox Browser

The Firefox web browser has had a few names since the release of the first experimental build back in 2002. First known as Phoenix, a name Mozilla had to drop because of […]

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How to use the first page as the icon for Microsoft Office documents

Microsoft Office documents that you save on your computer or device use the same generic icon by default. The only distinguishing factors are the filename and the location of the document because […]

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How to disable OK Google and Google Assistant on Android devices

Many Android devices come with Google applications and services, even if the device is not a device created by Google itself but by another company. Google Assistant is available as a standalone […]

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Firefox 70: Site Isolation testing begins officially

Mozilla has been working on integrating site isolation in the Firefox web browser for a while. Called Project Fission, the goal is to improve security in the Firefox web browser by isolating […]

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Google Reminders to require Google Assistant

Google is rolling out a change currently on Android that affects customers who use the Reminders feature of the Google application. The Google application is installed on many Android devices and one […]

KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

About a month ago, I wrote an article about a KeePass client for iOS, called Strongbox. I also mentioned an alternative app named KeePassium and that I followed development of the application […]

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How to disable "Get even more out of Windows" on Windows 10

Windows 10 may display a "Get even more out of Windows" prompt occasionally that displays additional services that users may set up. The prompt may be displayed on the first start of […]

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Firefox 70 shows an indicator when geolocation has been used

All modern web browsers support the HTML5 Geolocation API that allows sites, with the permission of the user, to get the geographical position. The feature is used by numerous services on the […]

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn't always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default. RollBack Rx […]

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LibreOffice 6.3 with performance improvements

A new version of the open source Office suite LibreOffice, LibreOffice 6.3, is now available. The new version can be downloaded for all supported operating systems from the official project website or […]

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First Look at GOG Galaxy 2.0 gaming client

The game distribution service GOG flies a bit under the radar in the grand scheme of things. It is not the largest nor the store with the biggest selection of games. GOG […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete 2019 Web Scraping Course with Projects (93% off)

The Complete 2019 Web Scraping Course with Projects covers the basics of web scraping and data extraction. The course covers setting up the development environment that is needed, provides instructions and syntax […]