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Ghacks Deals: Notebag: Keyboard-Compatible Note Taking App

Notebag is a cross-platform note-taking application that supports keyboard and mouse input; in fact, it can be used with the keyboard alone if that is desired. The app supports markdown, nested categories, fuzzy search to find notes, and bi-directional links among other things. The application may be used indefinitely but updates are included for...

Control PC fans with FanCtrl for Windows

FanCtrl is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices to control the speed of PC fans. Fans are still an esssential parts of computer systems, especially on the desktop. Components such as the processor or video cards use fans for cooling purposes. While that is necessary to keep components from overheating, it is sometimes problematic because...

Thunderbolt 4 is ready: here is what is new and changed

Intel unveiled Thunderbolt 4, the next-generation of the hardware interface designed to connect hardware devices to computer systems, on July 8, 2020. The company revealed that Thunderbolt 4 comes with expanded capabilities and USB4 specification compliance. The new standard uses the USB-C connector; this ensures that users may connect existing Thunderbird...

Execute programs, system or custom commands with keyboard shortcuts using HotkeyP

Most launcher programs, which we have reviewed, have been easy to use and offered simple shortcuts. If you want a program that can execute advanced commands, while retaining the level of user-friendliness, HotKeyP is worth a closer look. The program is portable, extract the archive and run the executable named "HotkeyP.exe". A new tray icon should...

Microsoft publishes Translator extension for Edge that you cannot install

If you visit the Microsoft Translator page on the Microsoft Edge Add-Ons website, you may notice that you cannot install the extension in the new Microsoft Edge. If you open the page in any browser but the new Edge, you will notice that the "get" button is enabled. If you do the same with the new Microsoft Edge, you will notice that it is not enabled....

Quick Picture Viewer is an open source program with a picture-in-picture mode, slideshow and screenshot tool

While browsing a large photo gallery, it may be a good idea to prefer speed over advanced options, to help find the images you want. The faster the program can switch images, the better. Quick Picture Viewer is a program that offers good performance, while keeping the overall experience user-friendly. The program has a light background theme, which...

Mozilla suspends Firefox Send service temporarily

Mozilla, maker of the Firefox web browser, has suspended its file sharing service Firefox Send temporarily. Users who open the Firefox Send website are greeted with a message stating that the service is temporarily unavailable while Mozilla is working on improving the product. The organization launched Firefox Send as an experiment back in 2017 and...

Ghacks Deals: The Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle (95% off)

The Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle is a big eLearning bundle that teaches you major Microsoft Office skills. It includes courses for the following Office applications: Microsoft Teams, Outlook 2019, Excel 2019, PowerPoint 2019, Word 2019 and Access 2019. Here is the list of all the courses: Microsoft Teams -- Supercharge Your Business...

Auto Dark Mode 3.0 for Windows introduces theme switching support and more

Auto Dark Mode 3.0 is a new version of the open source Windows program that automates the switching between light and dark modes in the operating system. We reviewed the program, then called Auto-Night-Mode, back in 2018 here on Ghacks and concluded that it was a simple application at the time that could help users who wanted to run light and dark...

How to remove the new Microsoft Edge if uninstallation is blocked

Microsoft started to push the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser via Windows Update to Windows devices. The company made the decision to roll out the web browser over time to monitor the distribution. The browser would be pushed to systems only if Microsoft did not detect its installation already on the system. Interested administrators...

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