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WinReducer EX-100: Custom Windows 10 install media

WinReducer EX-100 is a program for Microsoft Windows devices that allows you to customize Windows 10 install media by adding or removing components.

Windows 10 ISO images used to install the operating system include components designed for all kinds of use cases and hardware.

It ships with drivers that individual users may never require, and programs or features that are not useful to the individual user either.

Microsoft Personal Shopping Assistant for Chrome

Personal Shopping Assistant is a free browser extension for Google Chrome designed to improve the shopping experience in several ways.

Microsoft Garage is a place where Microsoft employees tinker and create new solutions based on ideas they have.

The Chrome extension Personal Shopping Assistant is the latest product released by a Microsoft Garage project.

Even though it is called Assistant, it has nothing to do with the recent trend of pushing personal digital assistants in products.

Opera 40 new Search popup feature

Opera Software launched a new feature in Opera 40 Developer edition recently that introduces a new Search popup feature in the browser.

Opera displays a small popup next to text that you select in the browser. The popup displays actions to copy the text selection or run a search for it.

The selection of search runs a search in a new tab using the default search engine of the Opera browser.

Google Chrome with native Cast integration

If you wanted to cast content using Google Chrome, you had to use a browser extension for that until now.

This changes with the release of Chrome 51 and the integration of a native cast option. Google rolls out the feature currently which means that you may not see it yet in Chrome 51 or newer.

Basically, what it enables you to do is cast the current tab to a screen powered by a Google Cast device.

A cloud-connected Keyboard? No Thanks

The Das Keyboard 5Q is a cloud-connected computer keyboard that is designed as a notification device as much as it is a keyboard.

Das Keyboard is one of the most popular mechanical keyboard brands.

Das Keyboard 5Q is a different kind of keyboard even though it shares characteristics with previous keyboard models.

Tor Privacy settings coming to Firefox

Mozilla works on uplifting privacy settings of the Tor browser project to the Firefox web browser to provide privacy conscious users with additional privacy-related options.

While the Tor browser is based on Firefox ESR, it is modified with additional privacy and security settings to protect users of the browser while using the program.

DVDStyler 3.0 DVD Authoring Software released

DVDStyler 3.0, the latest version of the popular DVD authoring software, introduces support for new features such as animations or support for metadata.

The program is an all-in-one program to create DVD menus and burn video files as standard compliant DVD discs that play in practically any DVD player.

Apart from supporting the majority of audio and video formats, DVD Styler 3.0 supports photo slideshows to create photo DVDs.

The most comprehensive Firefox user.js has been updated

We released a first version of a user.js file for Firefox that concentrated on privacy and security settings back in 2015.

It was the most comprehensive undertaking of its kind back then, and was made possible by Ghacks regular Pants who spend months researching entries and putting them in context.

Firefox, unlike the majority of non-Firefox browsers out there, comes with an extensive under-the-hood section of preferences that users can control.

One More Time: Get Windows 10 notification

Microsoft's free upgrade offer to Windows 10 ends on July 29, 2016 and will not be renewed at that time.

The company pushed Windows 10 on devices running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 in different ways throughout the past eleven months since release.

First, it offered Windows 10 as an upgrade that users had to reserve to get. Later on, it used iterations of the Get Windows 10 App to push the upgrade often aggressively on user system.

Mozilla releases first Servo Nightly build

Mozilla released the first public Servo Nightly build yesterday for Mac and Linux devices to give interested users options to play around with the new web rendering engine.

Servo is a new browser engine created by Mozilla Research and built by a global community of individuals and companies including Mozilla and Samsung.

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