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Chrome 76: ESC-key use no longer seen as user action to block spam

From Chrome 76 on, Google won't allow sites access to certain APIs anymore based on a user's use of the ESC-key on such sites to fight abuse. Most modern browsers prevent access […]

Ghacks Deals: Degoo Premium: Lifetime 1TB Backup Plan (94% off)

Degoo is the product of the Swedish company Degoo Backup AB. Founded in 2012, Deego is available as a free version and two paid subscription options. The Premium version is available for […]

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Not all extensions will be supported in Thunderbird 68

While Thunderbird 60.7.0 will be released later today, work continues on the next major release of the email client, Thunderbird 68.0. Thunderbird development is closely tied to the development of Firefox ESR. […]

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Firefox 67.0 Release Information

Firefox 67.0 is the new stable version of the web browser. First offered on May 21, 2019, it introduces new features such as private browsing mode extension controls and marks the beginning […]

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Firefox WebRender Rollout begins with the release of Firefox 67

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 67 to the Stable channel tomorrow on May 21, 2019. The release was pushed back a week, likely to take into account the time it took to […]

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Vivaldi 2.6 will block abusive advertisement by default

Vivaldi Technologies is working hard on getting Vivaldi 2.6 out to the browser's stable channel. The most recent Vivaldi 2.6 snapshot introduces several new features in the browser including one that will […]

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May 2019 updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 don't play nice with McAfee or Sophos software, again

It seems that the saying "history repeats itself" is true, at least when it comes to Microsoft patches. Microsoft released updates for all supported versions of Windows -- client and server -- […]

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IrfanView 4.53 Image Viewer released

IrfanView is one of the most advanced image viewers that is available for Windows. IrfanView 4.53 was released last week; it is the first release of the program in 2019 and one […]

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Fix Windows 10 can't be restored after you install an update

Windows 10 administrators who install Windows 10 on a computer may receive a stop error when they attempt to restore the system after installing updates. Updates may be installed automatically or manually […]

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Gmail tracks all your purchases, it is difficult to delete them and impossible to stop

Google uses its email service Gmail to track purchases that customers of the company made, even on third-party websites like Amazon. Gmail scans emails for receipts and collects these automatically.  The purchases […]

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Translate anything instantly in Firefox with Translate Man

Translate Man is an add-on for the Firefox web browser that you may use to translate anything that is displayed on a webpage. While Mozilla has been working on integrating a translation […]

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Latest Windows 10 updates break access to some UK Government websites

If you have installed the latest round of cumulative updates for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, you may have noticed that some official government sites in the UK are no longer accessible […]

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Going forward, Multi-process can't be turned off anymore in Firefox

Mozilla plans to remove configuration options in upcoming versions of the Firefox web browser that allow users to disable the browser's multi-process architecture. Mozilla introduced the multi-process architecture in the Firefox web […]

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StackSkills Unlimited: Lifetime Access gives you lifetime access to over 1000 different courses of the StackSkills library. Courses cover a wide range of skills and topics: from programming to design, hardware, cryptocurrency, […]

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Mozilla Firefox Preview, new Firefox browser, is available on Google Play

Fenix, which is a codename, is a new browser for Android by Mozilla that will replace the current Firefox web browser for Android eventually. Fenix is open source and interested users may […]

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KB4494441 for Windows 10 version 1809 may install twice

Reports are coming in that this week's security update for Windows 10 version 1809, KB4494441, may install twice on devices running that particular version of Windows 10. Microsoft released KB4494441 for Windows […]

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Opera Browser reveals Default State of Experiments

I use a lot of web browsers but some of them less than others. I do have several versions of the Opera web browser on my test system but I use the […]

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Microsoft Paint is not dead, gets keyboard accessibility improvements

Microsoft Paint is dead? Not really. Microsoft tried to establish a reworked version of Microsoft Paint called Paint 3D on Windows 10 to replace the then-deprecated Microsoft Paint eventually. The company removed […]