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To Google Translate is a useful translator add-on for Firefox

As a freelance writer, sometimes I have to read foreign language material or a webpage for reference. I have always felt this way, and I'm quite certain that I'm not alone in […]

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Paint.net 4.2 is out with a huge list of changes

The developer of Paint.net released a new version of the image editor for Microsoft's Windows operating system on July 13, 2019. Paint.net 4.2 is an update for the desktop version and Microsoft […]

Best Linux Distro for Windows 7 Refugees: Manjaro KDE

With the impending destruction  of Windows 7 (read: loss of official support) looming in the horizon, many users may find themselves in the debate of moving to Windows 10 or jumping ship […]

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Firefox 68: about:compat launches

We talked about Firefox's about:compat page in February 2019 when it first launched in the Nightly version of the web browser. The internal page highlights compatibility tweaks that Firefox makes when it […]

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Give your Firefox bookmarks the Tinder treatment

Keep or Delete Bookmarks is a Firefox add-on by Sören Hentzschel designed to bring order to the browser's bookmarks in a playful way. Instead of just going through long lists of bookmarks […]

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Microsoft confirms 2 new Windows 10 version 1903 upgrade blocks

Microsoft removed three upgrade blocks from the list of issues affecting upgrades to the company's Windows 10 version 1903 operating system. We noted in yesterday|s article that users were facing new issues […]

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Volume Master for Chrome: control and boost per-tab audio volume

Volume Master is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser to control and boost the volume of audio playing on a per-tab basis. When you open a site with audio, […]

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page manager for Firefox

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page extension for Firefox

Not to take anything away from Opera's iconic speed dial, but Group Speed Dial for Firefox has possibly the best customizable new tab page I've ever used. When Mozilla made WebExtensions the […]

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Windows 10 version 1903: some upgrade blocks lifted and new problems

Microsoft released the final version of Windows 10 version 1903, the May 2019 Update, at the end of May 2019. The release replaces Windows 10 version 1809 and will be around for […]

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Valve launches Steam Labs: preview beta features that might never make it into Steam

Valve Software, the company behind the Steam gaming platform, launched Steam Labs yesterday on the official Steam website. Steam Labs makes available experiments and tests to Steam users who want to participate. […]

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Google is recording and listening to customer voice interactions

Devices like Google Home, Google Assistant or Amazon's Alexa have risen in popularity in recent years. Their main purpose is to make life easier for people, by answering questions or controlling certain […]

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Many privacy/security conscious users, including myself, prefer to use KeePass. After all a free, actively supported, open-source application, that stores your logins in an encrypted database on your local storage is hard […]

Ghacks Deals: How to Hack from Beginner to Ethical Hacking Certification (97% off)

How to Hack from Beginner to Ethical Hacking Certification is a big hacking-related eLearning bundle. It includes eight different ethical hacking courses for $39. Access is provided for lifetime, certification of completion […]

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Did Microsoft just drop the Telemetry bomb on Windows 7 users without telling anyone?

Microsoft released security updates for all supported operating systems on the July 2019 Patch Day. Windows 7 administrators get to choose between a security-only update or a monthly rollup update. The main […]

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Dropbox Transfer: new WeTransfer-like large file sharing service

Dropbox unveiled a new product called Dropbox Transfer the other day. The new service is currently available to select customers only but will become available to all Dropbox users in the near […]

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Pale Moon's Archive Server hacked and used to spread malware

The Pale Moon team announced on July 10, 2019 that its archive server was hacked and used to spread malware. The team detected the breach on July 9, 2019 and shut down […]

FAR Manager is an open-source Norton Commander clone

FAR Manager is an open-source Norton Commander clone, that is highly customizable

FAR Manager isn't new, at least not to most geeks. It has been around for decades and is still actively being developed. The name stands for File and Archive Manager and can […]

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FreeOffice 2018 Anniversary Update launches

A new version of the free Office suite FreeOffice 2018 by SoftMaker called the Anniversary Update is now available for all supported desktop operating systems. FreeOffice 2018 by German company SoftMaker is […]