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WhatsApp is sharing your payment data with Facebook

While user privacy on internet has always been a key concern for many, it has now become a cause of worry after the disclosure of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Even more because Facebook users were the biggest victims of the alleged data leak. While Facebook is still facing scrutiny for the...

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Ghacks Deals: Zoolz Cloud Storage: Lifetime of 2TB Storage

The new Zoolz Cloud Storage offer on Ghacks Deals gets you lifetime access to a total of 2 Terabyte of online storage space divided into 1 Terabyte of instant vault space and another Terabyte of cold storage space for the low price of $49.99 instead of the regular price of $550 per year. Sounds cra...

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Firefox 61 will block FTP subresources

Mozilla plans to disable support for FTP subresources (subresource requests) in the stable version of Firefox 61. Firefox 61 will be released on June 26, 2018 to the stable channel according to the Firefox release schedule. FTP subresource requests are made on web pages that are loaded in the web br...

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Magnify text you write with BigType

BigType is a free portable accessibility software for Microsoft Windows devices that magnifies text you write automatically using a magnifier window. Visually impaired computer users have a couple of tools and options at their disposal to improve the display of text on the devices they use. They may...

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Connecting to a Nextcloud server on GNU/Linux

I'm sure by this point, it's no question what 'cloud storage' is, essentially a file locker on a remote machine. We are at least mostly familiar with famous brands such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, or Dropbox; but slowly more and more people are starting to host their own cloud storage serve...

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The best PDF to Excel converters 2018

The PDF was developed by Adobe in the 1990s, and it’s one of the oldest file types out there. But while it may be something of a veteran, that’s not to say the PDF document is outdated. Over the past two decades, it has remained one of the best ways to share media-rich documents with use...

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Microsoft broke "disable web search" in Windows 10 version 1803

Windows 10 users and administrators who plan to upgrade devices running the operating system to Windows 10 version 1803, the Spring Creators Update, need to be aware that certain policies are broken currently in the new version of Windows 10. In particular, the policy "Do not allow web search" has n...

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Using SS to monitor connections in GNU/Linux for new users

The ever popular Netstat tool, has been depricated for quite a few years now, and newer tools have been developed for the command line to replace it; namely, ss. Using ss is extremely simple, given the power behind the command, and the amount of information you can obtain while using it, such as inf...

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Google Fuchsia release date, news and rumors

In early October 2017 we expected to see Google announce a new operating system that has been floating around the internet rumor mill for almost two years: ‘Google Andromeda,’ a fusion of its Android and Chrome operating systems in a way that’s never been done before.Unfortunately,...

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Chrome's next feature? Emoji access from the context menu

Are smileys still a thing? It appears that emoji have replaced smileys in many contexts but especially on mobile devices. Emoji offer some advantages over smileys: there is an unlimited number of them, they come as images which means that they may use multiple colors, and they always take up the sam...


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