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feed text New CCleaner scandal: forced automatic updates
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:04:59 +0000

2018 has been a troublesome year for users of the computer program CCleaner. The popular Windows program to delete temporary files and data to free up disk space went through a series […]

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Microsoft's Bing Search engine is doing quite well as we have found out in 2017 and it should not come as a surprise that Microsoft updates the search engines functionality regularly to […]

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text Sony unveils PlayStation Classic with 20 games
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:56:18 +0000

Sony, the company behind the PlayStation gaming console, unveiled a remake of the company's first console, the PlayStation Classic yesterday. Remakes of classic game consoles are trending right now. Nintendo showed everyone […]

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Microsoft published a new support article "Windows 10 update issues on devices with low storage space" yesterday. Released in time for the next feature update for the operating system, Windows 10 version […]

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The 2019 Interactive Coding Bootcamp is huge online course that teaches users of all experience levels HTML, CSS and JavaScript, full-stack development, and more. The course is not all theory, however, as […]

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While web browsers were never the leanest applications memory-wise, memory usage of web browsers seems to have exploded in recent time. It is not uncommon anymore that browsers such as Chrome or […]

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Microsoft added a feature to the Fall Creators Update of Windows 10 that restarts select applications that were open when the restart or shutdown command was activated. The feature lets users continue […]

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text What is Microsoft Managed Desktop?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:44:05 +0000

Microsoft pushed Software as a Service ever since the company's CEO changed. First, in the form of Office 365 which the company launched as a subscription-based option next to the classic Office […]

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As is the case with all new Windows 10 feature releases, some features have either been removed outright from the new version or put on hold for removal in a later version. […]

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text Improve your privacy on Android with Bouncer
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:40:46 +0000

Bouncer is a new paid application for Google's Android operating system designed to give users more control over application permissions. Permissions give applications extra things that they may access or do and […]

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text Windows 7 to Linux: Preparations
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:40:06 +0000

This is the first part of a series of articles that describes how to migrate from a Windows 7 device to a device running Linux. The main motivation behind the series of […]

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text Pure CSS crashes iPhones affects some browsers
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:46:47 +0000

A couple of lines of code that runs in any modern web browser by default may crash Apple's Safari web browser, iPhones and affects select browsers as well. The code uses the […]

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text Disable Adobe Flash in Edge and IE
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:23:49 +0000

Microsoft integrated Adobe Flash natively in newer versions of the Windows operating system so that the built-in web browsers Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge can make use of it automatically. The approach […]

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text Winamp 5.8 Beta leak appears on the Web
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:48:58 +0000

A beta version of the upcoming Winamp 5.8 media player found its way to the darker side of the Web where it is now being distributed heavily. Winamp, which was once a […]

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text Chrome's Gmail Offline extension gets the axe
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 06:42:28 +0000

Google revealed last week that the rather popular Gmail Offline extension for the Chrome web browser will be discontinued. The extension enables offline access for Gmail emails in the Chrome web browser. […]

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text Waterfox 56.2.3 Security Update
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 05:45:21 +0000

The developer of the Waterfox web browser, Alex Kontos, released version 56.2.3 of Waterfox to the public yesterday. The new version of Waterfox is a security release that follows Mozilla's Extended Support […]

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Mozilla enabled the new WebRender component of the Firefox web browser by default on Firefox Nightly installations that meet the system requirements. WebRender is a new technology that makes better use of […]

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text VeraCrypt encryption software review
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:26:26 +0000

VeraCrypt is an encryption software that is a fork of the discontinued TrueCrypt encryption software. It can best be described as a continuation of TrueCrypt that supports all features that TrueCrypt supported […]

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Microsoft announced plans to deprecate the classic Disk Cleanup tool in Windows 10 on the official Windows and Windows Server storage blog. When Microsoft released Windows 10 it made its intentions clear […]

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The Complete 2018 CompTIA Certification Training Bundle is a big eLearning bundle to prep you for 12 CompTIA certification exams but you may take the courses as well to learn new skills […]

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text VeraCrypt 1.23 with improved Windows upgrades
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:13:51 +0000

Idrix, the company behind the encryption software VeraCrypt released VeraCrypt 1.23 for all supported operating systems. VeraCrypt does not support automatic updates; users and administrators need to download the new version from […]

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text How to enable AV1 support on YouTube
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:35:40 +0000

AV1 is a new media codec that is being integrated into various web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome at the moment. The codec is developed by a consortium of […]

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The cross-platform program fmedia (fast media player) is an audio file player, recorder and converter. All modern computer operating systems come with at least one program or app to playback media files. […]

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text Google terminates Google Inbox service
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 05:22:14 +0000

Google Gmail product manager Matthew Izatt revealed today on the official The Keyword blog of the company that Google Inbox is being retired in 2019. Google launched Inbox in 2014 as an […]

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What happens when you close a tab in the Firefox web browser? If only one tab is open, Firefox will close. If multiple tabs are open, Firefox will open the last activate […]

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When you try to install the Firefox pr Chrome web browser on a recent Windows 10 version 1809 Insider build, you may notice that the installation gets interrupted by the operating system. […]

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text How to prevent laptop CPU Throttling
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:32:57 +0000

Some manufacturers, for example Dell, throttle the CPU of a laptop automatically if the AC adapter used is not manufactured by Dell or can't be recognized. You may notice huge performance drops […]

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text Download all Images extension for Chrome
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 05:10:54 +0000

Download all Images is a powerful browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser to download multiple images at once from any webpage. You can download any single image you come across […]

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Today is the second Tuesday of the month and that means that Microsoft has just released security updates for all supported company products. The August 2018 Patch Day was rather uneventful, especially […]

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ZenMate VPN is a VPN service based in Germany that is quite expensive usually. At €59.99 per year if billed annually, it is definitely one of the higher priced VPN services out […]

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Microsoft announced plans to release Windows Server 2019 Essentials alongside Windows Server 2019 today. Windows Server Essentials, the current retail version is Windows Server 2016 Essentials, is specifically designed to address the […]

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Microsoft published two security-related documents recently that describe how the company determines the severity level of vulnerabilities and how it decides when to release the updates. The first document, Microsoft Vulnerability Severity […]

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Bookmark Notes is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that restores bookmark note taking functionality in the browser. The first version of the extension is limited and not a 100% […]

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text KeePass 2.40 is out: here is what is new
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 17:01:02 +0000

KeePass 2.40 was released on September 10, 2018. The new version of the password manager comes with new auto-complete functionality when editing certain data fields, enhanced compatibility checks for plugin dlls and […]

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text KFK File Splitter review
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:56:49 +0000

KFK is a program for Microsoft's Windows operating system that you may use to split files so that you end up with multiple smaller parts. The splitting of files is useful under […]

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An updated version of KB4023057 has been released via Windows Update the other day. KB4023057 is an update for all versions of Windows 10 but Windows 10 version 1803 that supposedly improves […]

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Firefox users who use bookmarks in the web browser may have noticed that bookmark entries are no longer suggested as auto-complete entries in the Firefox's address bar. The following happens when you […]

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Did you know that the Firefox web browser has a translate feature similarly to that of Google Chrome? Most Firefox users are probably unaware as it is not enabled by default and […]

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Google Chrome users who run the recently released Chrome 69 on any desktop system may have noticed a behavior change that affects Chrome's synchronization functionality and Google accounts on the Web. Chrome […]

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text Tor Browser for Android released
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 06:02:45 +0000

Tor Browser for Android is now available officially on Google Play and on the Tor Project website. The release is marked as alpha at this point in time; this becomes obvious right […]

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