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Winamp set to return; will expand to multiple form factors

If you have been using a Windows computer since a while, you might remember a classic MP3 player called Winamp. It was used by almost everyone to play audio files. Their developers have now announced a beta release which makes […]

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Intel announces the 9th Generation of the Core series processors

Intel announced their all-new 9th Generation of Processors. Last year, they introduced a high performance based Core i9 CPU which was mainly meant for gaming. This year, the made it even better. They say that their new CPU dubbed as i9-9900K is the […]

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Discover and play Google’s secret Text Adventure game

Google Search not only lets you discover things but also play secret games hidden inside it. This was confirmed once again when some user accidentally discovered Search has a ‘Text adventure’ game hidden inside element codes of Google Search. If […]

CCleaner version 5.35 auto updates without permission

There seems to be a problem with CCleaner when it comes down to Firefox and possibly other web browsers. A user made the report on the Piriform Community Forums, and what he had to say is quite disturbing. According to […]

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Intel annouces new 8th Generation Intel Core Processors

At IFA, Intel announced two new Intel Core Processors of 8th Generation. They are the U Series processors and the Y Series, processors. The U Series Processors were internally code-named Whiskey Lake and the other Y Series Processors were internally code-named Amber […]

Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool; Redirects to new page

Google Chrome Cleanup Tool was great for use whenever the browser fails to work as it should in some instances. Folks could easily download the tool, run it, and watch as it fixes several problems. Google removes Chrome Cleanup Tool […]

New Alienware gaming desktops and Dell gaming monitors announced

Alienware, the computer hardware subsidiary of Dell has come up with its latest range of devices for gamers. No matter you are a beginner of an experienced avid gamer, you now have a wide range of products to choose from. […]

Firefox blocks 23 Extensions for collecting user data

Mozilla’s Firefox is one of the world’s most popular browser. It is available on almost all types of devices and platforms. It is available for Windows 10, Linux, macOS, Android, iOS and others as well. The most highlighted feature of […]

Mozilla wants us to help decide on the new logo for Firefox

Mozilla is redesigning the logo, and it is asking for help from all of us to decide on the next Firefox logo. As most of us are aware, Mozilla is now not just about the browser. The company offers a […]

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GitHub Windows Edition offers a classical Windows 98 look for GitHub users

Microsoft recently acquired GitHub at $7.5 billion. The deal was concluded at a price that was more than three times the initial estimates. As expected many of the folks started switching to other services once Microsoft announced the GitHub acquisition. […]

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Microsoft Rewards app for Xbox One is now available

In order to build up and implement a centralized Rewards program, Microsoft has finally depreciated the Xbox Live Rewards program and its app and replaced it with the Microsoft Rewards app. This latest change is welcomed on Xbox One gaming […]

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Third party App developers are reading your Gmail messages, Google responds

A recent Wall Street Journal report has revealed that third-party app developers are reading Gmail messages of users and that too without needing any special permission. Apparently, the report takes a dig at Google for allowing many third-party app developers […]

Microsoft introduces AI training courses for the general public

All the spotlight of the tech world is currently focussed on Artificial Intelligence, This technology is potentially so powerful that it has already begun to change the way we see the world. Digital assistants like Cortana are getting smarter day […]

Facebook Video app now available for Xbox One on Microsoft Store

Facebook seems to be omnipresent these days. After taking over our smartphones and tablets Facebook has now arrived on Xbox One albeit in a different form. The Facebook Video app is now available for Xbox One and with this, you […]

SwiftKey Keyboard 7.0 receives a major update

In a big update, Microsoft’s market-leading intelligent keyboard SwiftKey has decided to replace its archaic Hub with an innovative Toolbar. So, beginning today, when users launch their keyboard an expandable menu will appear on the device’s screen thereby offering fast […]

Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) to be retired

There are many users on the Internet who use Secunia or Flexera Personal Software Inspector (PSI) to keep their devices secure. What PSI does is, it detects outdated or vulnerable software on your machine running Windows. In this way, it either applies […]

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Microsoft starts making paid Fonts available in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has been quietly preparing a new version of Windows 10 that is due to be released in the very near future (anticipated in April) and is codenamed Redstone 4. Under the new update, it is predicted that Microsoft will […]

A Telugu (Indian Vernacular) character can crash iPhone

I use an Apple iPhone 7 as my daily driver, and despite being an accomplished device, the iPhone (or rather the iOS in general) does get rundown by bugs. Last year around there was a bug which shut down the […]

Google Drive Comment functionality extended to Microsoft Files

Lately, the gap between different platforms is immensely shrinking. Google has now announced that it will be extending the Google Drive’s comment capabilities to Microsoft files, PDFs and images. With this functionality in place, users will be able to comment […]

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Google will soon start marking HTTP pages as “Non-Secure”

Google Chrome has been pushing the websites to migrate to the more secure HTTPS encryption as opposed to the current HTTP encryption. Starting from now the browser will mark all the websites on HTTP as “Non-secure.” Remember the padlock icon […]

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Mozilla writes an open letter on AADHAR and India’s data privacy laws

Ever since its inception, Aadhaar has been embroiled in running battles with an assorted group of privacy and rights activists. They fear the huge biometric database is susceptible to the threat of information leak. Moreover, it has few or no […]

Ultimate Windows Tweaker has been updated to v 4.4.1

Ultimate Windows Tweaker has been updated to v 4.4.1 to accommodate the requirements of the users of Windows 10 v1709. Apart from including over 200 tweaks, this popular freeware tweaker now lets you remove 3D Objects folder for This PC […]