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How to check if sites use WebRTC

WebRTC is one of these new technologies that is on the one hand pretty useful and on the other a privacy nightmare as it can be abused. WebRTC, the RTC stands for […]


Enhancing audio in GNU/Linux with PulseEffects in Linux Mint 18.3

I stated previously in my article about things to do after installing a new distro, that I love to make my sound as beautiful to my ears as I can. Sure, users […]

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How to delay the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Microsoft will release the next feature update for the Windows 10 operating system, called the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, in April 2018. The company releases feature updates twice a year; these […]

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Google Chrome on Windows 10: better touchpad zooming and scrolling

Windows 10 users who use Google Chrome as the default web browser on a device that supports touch controls may have noticed that Chrome's support for touch controls is not the best. […]

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Facebook Container extension prevents Facebook tracking in Firefox

Facebook Container is a new browser extension for Firefox by Mozilla that isolates Facebook from the rest of your browsing history to prevent tracking. Internet and computer users are exposed to different […]

KDE Applications Settings

How to set default program file associations in KDE5 Plasma

One of the many tedious tasks when setting up a new system, or if you've just installed new software to replace something you used previously, is to change the default software used […]

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Nvidia Driver 391.35 WHQL with security patches released

Nvidia released the GeForce Game Ready 391.35 WHQL driver to the public featuring improvements for select games, security patches, and quite a large number of issues. First, the basics: Nvidia users and […]

Ghacks Deals: Windscribe VPN: Lifetime Pro Subscription (92% off)

If you are looking for a reliable VPN (virtual private network) to protect your privacy online, you may find today's Windscribe VPN offer suitable for that. It is a lifetime offer which […]

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Adobe announces end of Adobe Muse and Business Catalyst

A product announcement on the official Adobe Muse website reveals that Adobe will end support for the website building software for Mac and PC. The company released a final feature update yesterday […]

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Waterfox 56.1.0 web browser release information

Waterfox 56.1.0 was released on March 26, 2018. The new version of the web browser comes with security updates, reintroduced support for Mac OS 10.7, a Google Play Store presence for the […]

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Google locks out users on uncertified Android devices from Google Apps

Android device users who run Google apps on devices that are not certified by Google receive "Device is not certified by Google" messages when they attempt to open Google applications such as […]

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Firefox 59.0.2 release information

Mozilla released Firefox 59.0.2 to the stable release channel on March 26, 2018 for all supported operating systems. The new version of the web browser includes security fixes and patches for several […]

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Windows 10 "keylogger" setting moved in Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

When Microsoft released a technical preview of the upcoming Windows 10 operating system back in 2014, word got out pretty quickly that the operating system shipped with keylogging functionality that was turned […]

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Create Registry Shortcuts in Windows

If you work with the Windows Registry editor or a third-party tool, you may access certain Registry keys regularly to edit values or verify that values have not changed. While you may […]

Dragora Linux Libre

A look at 100% free modern GNU/Linux distributions

It's a common misconception that Linux Mint, is entirely free; just for example. This statement could be taken as true, if looked at from the perspective of cost to the end-user, you; […]


Overwrite unused disk space on Windows with Zerofill

Zerofill is a tiny program for Microsoft Windows devices that overwrites the unused disk space of any drive you point it to with zeros. Designed to improve the compacting of allocated disk […]

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Should you install preview rollups for Windows?

Microsoft releases previews of monthly rollup updates for the operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 2012 R2 on the third Tuesday of each month. The […]

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A look at Elementary OS 0.4.1 – Loki

So, I’ve taken a look at a number of distributions so far, like Linux Mint, Manjaro and KDE Neon, but I figured I should show another distribution that I’d highly recommend for […]