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Microsoft explains why it delayed Windows 10 version 1803 release

Microsoft planned to release the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, last Tuesday on the April 2018 Patch Day. The company decided against the rollout of the new […]

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Oath's privacy policy is a privacy nightmare

If you are an AOL or Yahoo user, then you better take note that Oath, the new Verizon-owned parent company of AOL and Yahoo, has published an updated its privacy policy. The […]

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Enable pre-release features on Windows 10 Insider Builds

Mach2 is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that you may run to find and enable pre-release features on Insider Builds of the operating system. Windows 10 […]

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Microsoft retires Office Mix on May 1, 2018

A notification that Office Mix is retiring on May 1, 2018 is displayed when you open the official Office Mix website right now (I'm writing this in April 2018). Microsoft made the […]

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How to verify Digital Signatures of programs in Windows

Software developers and companies may sign software programs they develop or distribute which is used to validate the integrity of the program to ensure that it has not been altered after it […]

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Video Speed Controller for Firefox

Video Speed Controller is a Firefox add-on that adds shortcuts to the web browser that you may activate to control the playback speed of HTML5 videos on sites like YouTube and others. […]

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Back to Basics Part 6 -- Using the ip command in GNU/Linux for beginners

For years, people used the ifconfig tool to handle their command line IP / network interface related tasks. However, ifconfig is long dead, and has since been replaced with the IP tool, […]

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Avoid Google Maps with GNOME Maps on GNU/Linux

So, it’s not really any secret nowadays, that Google saves pretty well anything you ever do using their services. It’s also no secret nowadays, that many people try and avoid using Google […]

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Why I'm using multiple web browsers

I get asked frequently about the web browser that I use and I usually answer that I use them all. While that is a bit exaggerated, there is some truth to that. […]

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Opera teases upcoming R2 announcement

Opera Software revealed yesterday that it will make an announcement soon about something the company just calls R2 at the moment. The announcement on the Opera blog reveals little about what R2 […]

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Enable the Ultimate Power Plan on Windows 10 Pro or Home

Microsoft announced in February of 2018 that the upcoming Windows 10 Pro for Workstations version would get a unique power scheme called Ultimate Performance. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a special […]

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Mozilla starts to enable TLS 1.3 on Firefox Stable

Eagle-eyed Firefox users and administrators may have noticed that Mozilla dropped a new system add-on on systems running the stable version of Firefox recently. First spotted by Bleeping Computer creator Lawrence Abrams, […]

Ghacks Deals: The Complete 2018 Learn to Code Bundle (Price Drop)

The Complete 2018 Learn to Code Bundle is a big programming bundle that teaches you various programming languages and skills. The bundle had a price drop to $34.99 recently, and you can […]

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TabWalk for Firefox: move between recently active tabs quickly

TabWalk is a new browser extension for the Firefox web browser to switch to recently active tabs quickly with the help of keyboard shortcuts. The extension is developed by Giorgio Maone, best […]

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New InSpectre release reveals if microcode updates are available

We reviewed the InSpectre application by Gibson Research when it first came out in January 2018. The program checked whether Meltdown or Spectre patches were installed on the Windows machine and gave […]

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CloneApp: backup Windows program settings

CloneApp 2.0 is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices to back up preferences, settings and other data of supported applications. Windows users have access to plenty of backup programs to back […]

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Catfish File Search for GNU/Linux

In previous articles, I've discussed how to search for files through other means, like using the command line, but I thought I'd give a quick review of the GUI search tool, Catfish. […]

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How to change Steam Privacy settings

Valve Software announced a major change to privacy settings on Steam today that improves user privacy for all users of the gaming platform. Steam users may select now who has got access […]