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Watch your favourite streamers from GNU/Linux with GNOME Twitch

Streaming is a big deal nowadays in the gaming world; what used to be boring and weird, watching someone else play a videogame, is now something that millions of people spend their free time doing, often watching their favourite Twitch / YouTube celebrities gaming. While there is a Twitch applicatio...

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Mozilla wants feedback on Firefox rebrand

It feels like it has been just a couple of months ago that Mozilla updated the logo of the Firefox browser. Today the organization announced a new project to evolve the Firefox brand that better reflects the diverse nature of products that fly under its umbrella. The classic Firefox icon, the fox wi...

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Lock the Mouse Speed on Windows with KeepMouseSpeedOK

KeepMouseSpeedOK is a free tiny program for Microsoft Windows devices to lock the mouse speed on the device so that it cannot be altered by applications. If the speed of the mouse pointer changes unexpectedly regularly, for instance when it is enforced by certain programs that you run, then you may...

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Surface firmware updates show that Microsoft does not get updating right

I sit here on a Terrace in Palermo, Sicily, at seven in the morning, drink some strong Sicilian coffee, and try to write the first article of the day when a series of firmware updates for my Surface Pro device interrupts work. Microsoft released a whole batch of updates for the Surface Pro model tha...

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Mozilla makes it more difficult to block Firefox updates

Current stable versions of the Firefox web browser support three states when it comes to checking for and installing updates in the web browser. The default setting checks for updates automatically and installs them immediately when found. The second state checks for updates but requires user intera...

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Google Chrome: manage all custom site permissions

Google Chrome may get a new option soon that enables all users of the web browser to manage all custom site permissions for visited websites in the browser. Google landed a new experimental flag in Chrome Canary 70 recently that unlocks the new functionality. While it is never clear if an experiment...

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LinkedIn talks the talk, adds new voicemail feature

LinkedIn’s online messaging service will now cater for voice recordings, after a software update designed to expand the way professionals can connect.Users can now record and send voice messages up to a minute long, ensuring their communications still remain brisk and businesslike (we’re...

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What is Telegram Passport?

Telegram Passport is a new feature by the makers of Telegram that is designed as "a unified authorization method for services that require personal identification". Some companies may require further proof of identification when users create accounts, want to unlock payment limits, or unlock a locke...

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Hiri – Office365 and Exchange for GNU/Linux

If you’re like me and use Microsoft Exchange or Office 365 for work or school, you’ll quickly find out how much of a pain it can be, trying to find a solution outside of your web browser in a GNU/Linux system. Hiri, ((https://www.hiri.com/)) is an application specifically designed for th...

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Windows 10 will use machine learning to install system updates at the right time

Microsoft has pushed out a new preview build of Windows 10 – actually, there are two fresh builds, but with no real differences between them – which makes a major change in terms of trying to avoid Windows updates happening when you don’t want them to by using clever machine learni...


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