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Wine 3.0 with Direct3D 10 and 11 support

Wine HQ announced the release of Wine 3.0 today. The new version of Wine comes with support for Direct3D 10 and 11, improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support, and more features. Wine enables […]


Windows 10 version 1803: privacy improvements

The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1803, will feature new privacy settings and improvements that give users and administrators more control over data on the device. Windows 10 […]

Ghacks Deals: The Computer Hacker Professional Certification Bundle (96% off)

The Computer Hacker Professional Certification Bundle is a certification training bundle consisting of five eLearning courses. All five courses are designed for users of all experience levels. The regular price of the […]

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How to find and install BIOS updates on your computer

The recently discovered Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities can only be patched fully with BIOS updates. Depending on your system, you may have installed the operating system, web browser and other software updates […]


JSPaint is a web-based Microsoft Paint remake

JSPaint is a free web-based remake of Microsoft Paint, a basic but popular image editor for the Windows operating system. Microsoft announced some time ago that it would deprecate Microsoft Paint in […]

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Impressive WebAssembly Performance gains in Firefox

Mozilla has been on the forefront of WebAssembly development, a relatively new technology that offers better performance on the Web than JavaScript in many cases. WebAssembly offers several advantages over JavaScript. It […]

Windows 10 KB4057142, KB4057144 and KB4073290 released

Microsoft released the updates¬† KB4057142, KB4057144 and KB4073290 on January 17th, 2017 for the company’s Windows 10 operating system. One of the updates, KB4073290, addresses the unbootable state issue for select AMD […]


Tusk KeePass password web browser extension

Tusk is a relatively new web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox — and also compatible web browsers — that adds support for KeePass password manager databases in supported browsers. KeePass is […]

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ProtonVPN Android promises free bandwidth unrestricted service without ads

Proton Technologies, best known for the secure email service ProtonMail launched ProtonVPN for Android today. The company launched ProtonVPN to the public last year but had to shut down registration soon after […]

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Microsoft releases AMD-specific Windows 7 and 8.1 updates to fix unbootable state issue

Microsoft released updates for AMD devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 designed to fix the unbootable state issue that some AMD devices ran into after installing the out-of-band security updates that […]

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Microsoft moves Fonts management to Settings and downloads to Store

Microsoft plans to move Fonts management from the Control Panel to the Settings application in future versions of the Windows 10 operating system. Paul Thurott managed to get a sneak peak of […]

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The Firefox Hardware Report

The Firefox Hardware Report is a weekly updated report of the hardware used by a representative sample of Firefox’s release channel user base. It is a tool for developers primarily but published […]


Ghacks Deals: SpiderOak ONE 2TB Cloud Storage: 1-Yr Subscription (84% off)

SpiderOak ONE is an online backup service by SpiderOak that promises strong encryption and a focus on privacy. Different plans are available that share the same functionality but offer different online storage […]

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Security firm ICEBRG uncovers 4 malicious Chrome extensions

US-based security firm ICEBRG revealed yesterday that it detected four malicious Google Chrome extensions at the official Chrome Web Store. The extensions had a combined user count of more than 500,000 users […]

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How to stay safe when downloading Firefox extensions

The following guide offers tips and instructions for staying safe when you download extensions for the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The past year has been eventful for users of the Firefox web […]

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Gibson releases InSpectre vulnerability and performance checker

InSpectre is another free program for Windows that checks for Spectre and Meltdown patches on the system and potential performance impacts. The application offers three core advantages over comparable solutions such as […]

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Upcoming changes to Pale Moon’s Add-on System

The Pale Moon team plans to remove support for Mozilla AMO (Add-ons Mozilla Org) from the web browser on May 8th, 2018. Pale Moon is largely based on Firefox code, but compatibility […]

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Pale Moon 27.7.0 release information

Pale Moon 27.7.0 is a new version of the web browser that was released on January 15, 2018. The latest version introduces new features as well as stability, security, and privacy improvements. […]