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Simplify Gmail for Google Chrome

Simply Gmail is a browser extension for Google Chrome that changes the Gmail web interface to a simpler less-cluttered version. The extension is developed by Michael Leggett, former Gmail lead designer and co-founder of Google Inbox.

Google shut down Inbox on April 2, 2019. Inbox was an attempt by the company to create a modern version of its email service. Google never shut down the old Gmail interface even though it was assumed by many that this would only be a matter of time.

Internet Archive uploads 1.3 Terabytes of lost MySpace music

MySpace, the once largest and most popular social networking site on the Internet, was used by many in the early days of the Internet for music hosting.

Users of MySpace could upload music to the service. Things changed, MySpace, while still around, is a shadow of its former self as it was replaced by Facebook and other social networking services.

About Google Chrome's Managed by your Organization entry

Google Chrome users who run a recent version of the web browser, Chrome 73 or newer, may have spotted a new entry in Chrome's main menu called "Managed by your Organization".

The entry is added to the bottom of the main menu and a click leads to a support page on Google's Chromebook website that provides basic information about managed Chromebooks or Chrome browsers.

KB4482887 for Windows 10 version 1809

Microsoft released the cumulative update KB4482887 for Windows 10 version 1809 yesterday. The update brings the build of that particular version of Windows 10 to 17763.348.

Microsoft appears to test updates for the latest version of Windows 10 in the Release Preview ring before it pushes them out using Windows Update and other means. The practice delays the release of the update; all other supported versions of Windows 10 received updates in mid-February 2019 already.

Windows Firewall Control 6.0 is out

Malwarebytes, new owner of Windows Firewall Control, released Windows Firewall Control 6.0.0.0 to the public on February 26, 2019.

The new version is not the first release under the Malwarebytes umbrella, but it is the first major release as indicated by the version bump to 6.0.

The new version introduces the Malwarebytes branding to the application and makes other interface changes for the most part.

Thunderbird 60.5.2 has been released

The desktop email client Thunderbird has been updated to version 60.5.2 on February 25, 2019. The new Thunderbird 60.5.2 comes as an update for all previous versions of the software.

Thunderbird 60.5.2 fixes a crash issue and a certificate verification issue with Outlook emails.

Thunderbird displays an "update available" notification when you start it by default if a new version is available. You may use it to download and install the new version right away.

O&O AppBuster: remove Windows 10 apps (even hidden ones)

O&O AppBuster is a new program in the ever increasing category of programs for Windows 10 that try to increase user control over the operating system.

MarioNET attack lets hackers control your browser, even after you leave the attack page

The rise of web technologies opened up new possibilities on the Internet. Browsers have become more powerful as new APIs landed and support for certain features was introduced.

A new attack, called MarioNET by the researchers that discovered it, highlights that APIs may also be abused if no proper safeguards are in place (which is the case right now).

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