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How to reset Data usage in Windows 10

Data usage is a handy feature of the Windows 10 operating system that reveals the data transfer totals from the last 30 days.

Besides displaying the total amount of data that was transferred in the last 30 days, it may also highlight data for different connection types -- e.g. Ethernet and Wireless -- and list the top applications.

While the stat is quite handy to have, as it provides an overview of data transfer on the device, it is not as handy as it could be.

Surprise: Bing is doing quite well

Microsoft published information on Bing on the company's Bing Ads account yesterday that show Bing's market share in some parts of the world.

According to the Bing Network market share graphic, Bing has a global market share of 9% of the search market.

If you break down the market share, you will notice that Bing is doing quite well in North America, and other English speaking countries.

Bing's market share according to Microsoft is 33% in the US, 26% in the UK, 17% in Canada, 19% in Hong Kong, 17% in Norway, and 19% in France.

Easily Download / Upload files to remote server in within Cinnamon

Previously I wrote a very simple beginners article on how to host your own nginx webserver and host a webpage. But, not everyone is familiar with ways to get the files you want onto your server (assuming it's not hosted on your everyday machine) so that you can use those images, files, etc.

There are a multitude of ways ranging from using the command line to transfers files over SCP (secure copy of files via ssh), using an FTP client like FileZilla if your server has an FTP server running, etc.

Download Tumblr blogs with TumblThree

TumblThree is an open source program for Windows that you may use to download blogs from the popular blogging platform Tumblr.

The application is designed primarily as a backup tool even though it can be used by anyone to download entire blogs, or content posted on blogs from Tumblr.

TumblThree supports videos, images, audio files, text content, and pretty much any other content that is posted on Tumblr.

Outlook Tools 3.0 released

Outlook Tools 3.0 is the latest version of the popular Outlook management and troubleshooting tool for Microsoft Windows devices.

It is the first release of the program since 2010. We reviewed Outlook Tools 2.3 back in 2010 when it was released and concluded back then that it was a handy program to have for Outlook users.

Outlook Tools 3.0 is the first update of the program in over six years. It improves the compatibility of the program with newer versions of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Windows.

Disable AMP on mobile devices

AMP is a controversial technology by Google with the aim to speed up the loading time of websites on mobile devices. It is criticized both by users and publishers, for instance for making it difficult to access the original content, for caching sites on Google properties so that the Google URL is shown and not the publishers, or for making it difficult to share the original link.

Google pushes AMP content heavily in search which is probably the main reason why many publishers make use of AMP right now.

Hide Chrome’s Disable developer mode extensions warning

The warning "Disable developer mode extensions" is displayed in Chrome when you install non Chrome Web Store extensions in the browser.

This warning is displayed on each start of the browser, and it stays on the screen until you hit one of the available buttons (disable or cancel).

Google stated that it displays the warning because of malware that force-installed extensions to Chrome.

Too many Windows 10 feature updates?

Microsoft announced a while ago that it plans to release two feature updates for its Windows 10 operating system per year.

This year -- 2017 -- saw the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update back in March, and will see the release of the Fall Creators Update in September/October (anyone wondering if Microsoft will keep the names of the updates linked to each other in the coming years?).

OneDrive blocks all non-NTFS locations

OneDrive users who have picked a non-NTFS location as the file storage for Microsoft's cloud synchronization and storage service OneDrive, receive notifications currently that using OneDrive on any non-NTFS location does not work anymore.

Users who have used OneDrive on Fat32 or REFS storage locations receive the following message when they start their PC or OneDrive:

"Drive" must be formatted with the NTFS system to work with OneDrive

Import lists of URLs in Firefox

URLs List is a free browser extension for Mozilla Firefox that you may use to import plain text lists of URLs in the browser, and to export them.

Firefox's session restore feature takes care of the loading of sites that were open in a previous browser session. There is however no option to load a large list of URLs with little effort in the browser.

Say, you have extracted a list of URLs from Google's Search Console and want to check them, or you want to load a list of URLs that you got from elsewhere, for instance from a forum or a file that was posted online.


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