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Firefox Experiment is testing Bing as the default search engine

Mozilla is running an experiment on 1% of the Firefox desktop population currently, which sets the default search engine to Bing in the web browser. Firefox ships with different search engines by default, and one of these is set as the default search engine. The default search engine is used when users type into the browser's address bar or use the...

Microsoft Office 2021 will be released on October 5, 2021

Microsoft announced a new version of its Office product, Microsoft Office 2021, and a new Long-Term Servicing Channel version, Office LTSC 2021, earlier this year. The company revealed yesterday that Office LTSC 2021 is now available, and that Office 2021 will be available on October 5, 2021. Both versions complement the company's cloud offerings in...

Oppo's ColorOS 12 will remove metadata from media that you share online

Oppo is one of several OEMs that participated in Google's Android 12 Developer Preview. The Chinese phone maker has announced the next iteration of its custom skin based on the latest Android version, called ColorOS 12. One of Android 12's most anticipated features is the Privacy Dashboard system, and ColorOS 12 includes all of the goodies. Your...

Ghacks Deals: The 25 Course for $25 Web Development Mega Bundle (for $25)

25 different web development related courses are included in the bundle. It includes introductory topics, beginners guides but also advanced guides. Topics that are covered include AWS, JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML5, Node.js, Phaser, MongoDB and others. Access time is set to lifetime, and the entire bundle is available for just $25. AWS Deployment...

Best Weather Extension for Chrome

Weather extensions for Chrome browsers have been around for a while. However, are they reliable and which weather forecast apps are the best? Gone are the days of having your local news broadcast the weather forecast. There are many extensions available for Chrome, but what are the most reliable or accurate? Some of these extensions are just a waste...

Microsoft Silverlight support ends October 12, 2021: here is what you need to know

Microsoft will end support for all versions of the Silverlight development framework on October 12, 2021. Silverlight applications, which are still supported by the company's web browser Internet Explorer 11, will continue to work after end of support but Microsoft won't produce updates of any kind for the technology anymore. The official Silverlight...

Never enter Microsoft account passwords again with the new passwordless account feature

Microsoft announced the general available of a new passwordless account feature for personal Microsoft accounts today. The feature is being rolled out to all personal Microsoft account customers over the course of the coming months. Microsoft accounts, just like most user accounts on the Internet and locally, require a password for protection. Customers...

Is Kape's acquisition of ExpressVPN cause for concern?

Kape Technologies PLC, a company that changed its name from Crossrider to distance itself from its checkered past, has acquired the popular VPN service ExpressVPN. Express VPN is Kape's fourth acquisition in the VPN niche, as it acquired CyberGhost VPN, Zenmate, and Private Internet Access in recent years. Our review of ExpressVPN dates back to July...

iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to release on September 20th; here are the list of devices that will get the update

Apple announced iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on June 7th, 2021 at its annual WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC 2021). Three months later, the new operating system is graduating from beta, iOS 15 is releasing on September 20th for all users. The tech giant unveiled the final version of iOS 15 on stage during the launch of its newest devices, including...

Vivaldi 4.2 is out with improved text translation functionality

Vivaldi Technologies released a new version of the company's Chromium-based desktop web browser, Vivaldi, today. Vivaldi 4.2 introduces support for the translation of selections in the web browser among other things. The new version of Vivaldi is already available. Desktop users may select Vivaldi Menu > Help > Check for updates to run a manual...

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