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Best text to speech software of 2018

Having emerged in the 1970s, text to speech systems could easily be described as a veteran technology. Used in a wide variety of software and hardware products, they’re essentially computer programs that can artificially produce human speech.But there’s no denying the fact that this tech...

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The best alternatives to Instapaper 2018

Bookmarking site Instapaper has run into trouble with the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, and has temporarily shut down operations in Europe until it can get its house in order.Until then, users in Europe will need to look elsewhere for a scrapbook to save text, articles an...

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CCleaner update introduces Privacy options

The most recent version of CCleaner, a popular temporary file cleaning software for Windows, includes a new Privacy page that aims to give users of the application control over the program's data collection and integration of offers. CCleaner build 5.43.6520 was released on May 23, 2018. The new ver...

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How to remove Open With programs in Windows

Open With is a useful feature of the Windows operating system that allows you to open files with different programs from Explorer. While you can map a file type such as zip to a program so that it gets opened whenever you double-click on a file of that type, you can also right-click on files and sel...

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A look at Malwarebytes 3.5.1

I have to admit that I did not really use Malwarebytes all that much anymore on my Windows machines after the release of version 3.0 of the application. Core reasons were super high memory usage and stability issues which the first couple of updates that the company released to remedy the situation...

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The fight of Manjaro Budgie

So, I’ve been gone for a little while to finish school (I did well!) and got a new (to me) computer. I had issues with it from the moment I bought it, on a sketchy classifieds deal... But alas, with time and effort, she is up and running and purring along fairly nicely now. However, even after...

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Here comes the next Spectre vulnerability (Spectre V4 CPU)

If you thought that you are done patching your devices against Meltdown or Spectre exploits, you might want to reconsider. Patches for some hardware configurations and operating systems were released by Microsoft, Intel and hardware manufacturers ever since the vulnerabilities were revealed in early...

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KB4103714 cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1709

Microsoft released KB4103714 yesterday; the update for Windows 10 version 1709, the Fall Creators Update, brings the build number of the system to 16299.461. It is the expected update for Windows 10 version 1709 after the releases of KB4103722 and KB4103720 for Windows 10 version 1607 and 1703 last...

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A look at Waterfox 56.2.0

The web browser Waterfox 56.2.0 was released by its developer Alex Kontos on May 16, 2018 to the public. The new version of the browser that is largely based on Firefox code includes security updates, performance improvements and a number of other changes. The new version of the Waterfox browser is...

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How to download Google Chrome offline installers

A net installer is downloaded to your system when you hit the download Chrome button on the official Google Chrome download page. A net installer, as the name implies, requires a network connection during setup as it needs to contact Google servers to download the browser's components for installati...


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