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How to disable Chrome's Tab Image Previews

Google has been working on new tab preview functionality in the company's Chrome web browser for quite some time. Chrome displays the page title and URL in a card currently when you hover the mouse cursor over a tab in a browser windows. Coming soon, Chrome may also display a thumbnail preview of a webpage when you hover the mouse over a tab.

Microsoft Edge gets option to fade Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft introduced the Sleeping Tabs feature in Microsoft Edge Canary 87 back in September 2020. The company rolled out the feature to all Edge users in Edge 89, released earlier this month. Designed to improve performance by unloading sites in tabs, Sleeping Tabs helps improve battery life and reduce memory usage in Edge.

Microsoft Edge could soon share browsing data with Windows 10

Microsoft is working on a new feature that integrates the company's Microsoft Edge web browser better with the company's Windows 10 operating system.

Called share browsing data with other Windows features, it is designed to share data from Edge, such as Favorites or visited sites, with other Windows components. Search is a prime target, and highlighted by Microsoft at the time of writing.

Basically, what this means is that users who run searches using the built-in search feature may get Edge results as well.

First Look at Microsoft Edge's Math Solver

Math Solver is a new feature of Microsoft's Edge web browser that is being tested in development versions currently. The feature, just like many others, is slowly being rolled out to the entire development population.

At least in Edge Canary, it should be possible to enable the feature if it is not enabled by default. Check Menu > More Tools to find out about that; if you see Math Solver listed, it is enabled already. If you don't, do the following to enable it:

Update woes that never end: Microsoft halts Patch of a Patch of a Patch rollout to fix printing issues

March 2021 has not been a particularly good month for some users of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. The company released the cumulative updates for March that fixed security issues on all supported versions of Windows. Shortly thereafter, reports emerged that printing would cause bluescreens on some devices.

Microsoft releases second update to fix printing issues on Windows 10

Microsoft released a second update to address printing issues on the company's Windows 10 operating system. The new update has been released for all Windows 10 versions starting with Windows 10 version 1607.

The update fixes the new printing issue that occurred on some devices on which the out-of-band printing fix was installed on.

Iperius Backup is a user-friendly program for backing up your files and folders

When it comes to backing up data, I prefer automating the task. It's a lot more convenient, a safer option, and one less thing to worry about. Which backup program do you use? My choice is usually Macrium Reflect, but I decided to take Iperius Backup for a spin.

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