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A look at hide.me VPN (and giveaway!)

  A VPN service should tick all the right boxes: it should offer privacy protections, fast servers in as many regions of the world as possible, clients for all major operating systems […]

Ghostwriter Windows

Ghostwriter is an open source markdown editor with a polished interface

Ghostwriter is a distraction-free open source markdown editor that is available for Linux and Windows. Windows users can install the Ghostwriter program on their device or use a portable version instead that […]

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Google modifies Chrome's Tab Context Menu heavily

If you run Google Chrome Canary, the cutting edge development version of the Chrome browser, you may have noticed that Google modified the Tab context menu heavily. A right-click on a tab […]

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6 Months before Support End, Microsoft brings DirectX 12 support to Windows 7

When Microsoft announced DirectX 12 in 2014, it did not reveal any compatibility information. The new version of DirectX was announced at a time when Windows 8 was the latest operating system; […]

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Happy Birthday NirSoft! New Pre-Release Tools section online

The website Nirsoft, maintained by dedicated programmer Nir Sofer, turned 15 years today. The site is best known for its tiny useful tools for the Windows operating system that are a treasure […]

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Google Go for Android is now available globally

Google Go, a lightweight application for Android to use Google Search and other Google services, is available globally now. Google launched the application back in 2017 in select regions and as part […]

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Bookworm is a light-weight eBook reader for Linux

While Calibre has a built-in reader, and is the absolute best when it comes to managing and converting eBooks, some people may prefer an alternative when it comes to reading ebooks. Bookworm, […]

Sidebar Diagnostics open-source

Sidebar Diagnostics is an open-source application that displays hardware information on your desktop

Do you want a resource friendly program to keep an eye on your computer's hardware? You should give Sidebar Diagnostics a try. It is a free and open source application that is […]

How to remove the Microsoft Edge Feedback Smiley

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser displays a smiley icon in the browser's toolbar right now. A click on the icon opens the "send feedback" popup that you may use to provide […]

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What do you associate with certain web browsers?

You have lots of choice when it comes to selecting one or two web browsers for computer and mobile use. On desktop, you may select the browser that is included with the […]

How to install Jellyfin on Windows 4

Jellyfin is an open source alternative for Plex, and here's how to setup a server on Windows

v and tech savvy users may be aware of what a media server is. Here is a brief explanation for those who are new to the concept. When you install a media […]

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Mouse & Video adds mouse controls to video players on the Web

Mouse & Video is a free browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox web browser that adds mouse-powered controls to HTML video players on the Internet. You may use the add-on to change […]

A Look at Redcore Linux: Gentoo based Linux Distribution

Many people in the technology world have heard, at least in passing, of the Linux distribution Gentoo. Gentoo is one of the most famous distributions to the point of becoming a joke; […]

What is Todo.Txt and how to use it.

What is Todo.Txt and how to use it?

Have you ever written down a list of things to do or buy? Things have changed over time, and paper and pen lists have paved the way for modern alternatives like to-do […]

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Google starts integration of password checker in Chrome browser

Google's Chrome web browser supports password saving and management options just like any other modern web browser. The browser offers to save passwords by default when it recognizes that a user enters […]

Ghacks Deals: Adguard Premium: Lifetime Subscription ($29.99)

AdGuard is a popular ad-blocking solution that is available for various desktop and mobile operating system, browsers, and DNS solution. It can be run on the system level instead of in a […]

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A look at the backup software Acronis True Image 2020

Acronis True Image 2020 is the latest installment in Acronis' long-standing backup product series. It is a commercial backup program, a trial version is provided on the Acronis website that interested users […]

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Flameshot is a brilliant screenshot tool for Linux

The default screenshot tool in Ubuntu is alright for basic snips but if you want a really good one you need to install a third-party screenshot app. Shutter is probably my favorite, […]

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Facebook rolls out Off-Facebook Activity controls

Facebook started to roll out a new privacy tool called Off-Facebook Activity to users from Ireland, Spain, and South Korea earlier today. Designed to give users of the site better control over […]