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Ghacks Deals: Pay What You Want: The Complete Cyber Security Certification Bundle

The Complete Cyber Security Certification Bundle is a Pay What You Want Bundle; it includes nine different courses that prep you to take security certification exams. Pay at least $1 to gain […]

Microsoft updates Security Baseline: drops password expiration

Microsoft published a draft of the security baseline for Windows 10 version 1903, the May 2019 Update, and Windows Server 2019 (v1903). While you can download the draft and go through it […]

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Boostaler browser extension extends caching periods to speed up browsing

Boostaler is a browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers that is designed to speed up web browsing by extending cache periods. The extension may work with other […]

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UnLazy for Firefox disables lazy loading

UnLazy is a browser extension for the Firefox web browser that attempts to disable lazy loading on any website that you load in the browser. Websites may implement lazy loading techniques in […]

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Firefox not remembering the last window size? This may fix it!

Some months ago, I started to notice that the Firefox web browser was not remembering its window size when closed and reopened. I usually run Firefox on one half of the screen […]


MoviePrint: create video thumbnail summaries

MoviePrint is a free open source program for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh systems that creates thumbnail summaries of any number of video files. The program is not the first of its […]

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Google deprecates Chrome Data Saver extension for the desktop

Google will deprecate the Data Saver extension for desktop versions of the Chrome web browser when the stable version hits version 74; the company renamed Data Saver to Lite mode and decided […]

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Chrome 74 Stable is out with Dark Mode and Lazy Loading support

Google released Google Chrome 74 to the Stable channel of the web browser on April 23, 2019. The new version of the web browser is available for all desktop and mobile platforms, […]

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Missing Chrome's "Use a Prediction Service" Setting?

If you have upgraded Google Chrome to the newest stable version, version 73, and checked the preferences and settings, you may have noticed that the preference "Use a prediction service to load […]


Ghacks Deals: Adguard Premium: Lifetime Subscription (74% off)

Adguard is a popular content blocking solution that runs on Android, Windows, Mac OS X and all major web browsers. Adguard is available as a standard, mobile, and premium version. Standard is […]

It looks as if Microsoft Paint is not going anywhere anytime soon

Microsoft Paint, the decades-old basic image editor of the Windows operating system won't go anywhere, anytime soon it appears. Microsoft listed Microsoft Paint, abbreviated as MS Paint, as deprecated in the Fall […]

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Skyload: music and video downloader for Chrome and Chromium

Skyload is a free browser extension for Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers to download music and video files from nearly any site out there. Skyload is available on the Chrome Web Store […]

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Promo: Social Media image resizing has never been easier

Image Resizer by Promo is a free online service that takes source images or photos and turns them into perfectly sized images for social media. Most social media sites give its users […]

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Windows 10's Set feature is Dead, it appears

Remember the Sets feature that Microsoft revealed back in 2018 and even included in some Insider Builds back then? That feature seems to be dead and buried even though you find conflicting […]

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Fix "What needs your attention" error when upgrading to Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 version 1903, the May 2019 Update, has not been released officially. The new feature update is available on MSDN, in the Release Preview ring, and also on various Internet sites […]

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Set up a local account if you want a custom user folder name

Windows administrators and users who set up new accounts on devices running the Windows 10 operating system have two main choices when it comes to that: they may set up a user […]

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Firefox 68: Picture in Picture mode for Video

Mozilla plans to introduce support for a picture in picture mode (PiP) in the organization's Firefox web browser in Firefox 68. Picture in Picture mode takes video content on a side and […]

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New Microsoft Edge may change User Agent automatically

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based web browser Microsoft Edge may change the user agent automatically based on the visited site. The new Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium, the same core that […]