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WinCustom is a freeware tool that can be used to disable various options in Windows

There are many programs that can improve your Windows user experience. Usually this is done by giving you more options to choose from. WinCustom is a freeware tool that lets you disable many features that are available in Windows, but it is not one of those privacy programs that you may run to disable certain privacy-related features. The program...

Mozilla improves the reliability of Firefox's Sync service

Firefox users may use built-in sync functionality to synchronize data between instances of Firefox. These instances can be on the same computer, e.g. different profiles, or on different local or remote machines. Syncing is useful to make sure that certain data, say bookmarks and passwords, are always identical between devices that you use. One of...

Get a free copy of Football Manager 2020 and Watch Dogs 2 on the Epic Games Store

Epic Games continues its year-long promotion of the company's Epic Games Store with three games that are free to get this week. Football Manager 2020, Watch Dogs 2, and Stick it to the man are available for free until September 24, 2020 on the Epic Games Store. You do need to download the store to your device and sign-in with a free account to claim...

How to fix blurry text in programs on Windows 10

Recently, a friend of mine asked for my help with an unusual issue. He told me that some programs on his computer had blurry text in their GUIs. This is what affected applications looked like on his monitor. Observe the picture closely, and you will see that the text isn't very clear. Did you also happen to notice that even the icons appear to be...

Mozilla retires Firefox Send and Firefox Notes services

Mozilla shut down Firefox Send on September 17, 2020 and plans to shut down Firefox Notes no November 1, 2020. Firefox Send was launched as an experiment in 2017 to improve the sending of files on the Internet. It was the first experiment that Mozilla created that was created as a web service and not an add-on or feature for Firefox. The service launched...

Copy++ is a simplified text snippet tool for Windows

Say you are on a page that has a form that you have to fill up. You have to type your address, phone number, and other data. These are information that you may have to type commonly across websites and services. Why waste time typing them, when you can add them with a single tap? Copy++ is a freeware text snippet tool, similar to the excellent Beeftext....

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The Complete Developer Bootcamp teaches you Best Practices in Software Development. It covers a wide range of topics such as test automation, coding standards, unit testing, code quality gates, business analysis and more. Core features: Access 35 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7 Know what a software bug is & what damage it can bring Understand...

KB4577062 and KB4577069 preview updates for Windows 10 version 1809, 1903 and 1909

Microsoft has released preview updates for Windows 10 version 1809, 1903 and 1909 on September 16, 2020. The updates KB4577069 for Windows 10 version 1809 and KB4577062 for Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909, are non-security updates that address various issues in the operating systems. The updates are not downloaded and installed automatically on Windows...

Why you should not buy digital games if physical copies are also available

If you like to play games, you may have access to a wide range of devices to do so: from smartphones and game consoles to PCs, tablets, and handhelds designed specifically for games. The landscape has changed significantly in regards to how you obtain and play games. In the past, all you could do was buy physical copies of games, usually on cassettes,...

Opera GX browser may play background music now

Opera GX is an experimental web browser by Opera Software that is described specifically as a gaming browser. The design of the browser and some of its functionality are designed for gamers and users who like the gaming-inspired design of the browser. Opera Software added several gaming related features to the browser such as a throttler for RAM, the...

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