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Microsoft plans to release crippled Windows Server 2019 Essentials

Microsoft announced plans to release Windows Server 2019 Essentials alongside Windows Server 2019 today. Windows Server Essentials, the current retail version is Windows Server 2016 Essentials, is specifically designed to address the needs of small businesses.

Microsoft reveals how it determines the severity of security bugs

Microsoft published two security-related documents recently that describe how the company determines the severity level of vulnerabilities and how it decides when to release the updates.

Restore bookmark descriptions in Firefox with Bookmark Notes

Bookmark Notes is a new extension for the Firefox web browser that restores bookmark note taking functionality in the browser.

The first version of the extension is limited and not a 100% copy of the bookmarks description system that Mozilla Firefox before version 62 supported.

KeePass 2.40 is out: here is what is new

KeePass 2.40 was released on September 10, 2018. The new version of the password manager comes with new auto-complete functionality when editing certain data fields, enhanced compatibility checks for plugin dlls and more.

KFK File Splitter review

KFK is a program for Microsoft's Windows operating system that you may use to split files so that you end up with multiple smaller parts.

The splitting of files is useful under certain circumstances, for instance when you want to send files as email attachments but are limited by the email provider in regards to file size. The same may be true locally when you want to move files to a USB drive or burn files to disc.

Microsoft trying to push KB4023057 again to user systems

An updated version of KB4023057 has been released via Windows Update the other day. KB4023057 is an update for all versions of Windows 10 but Windows 10 version 1803 that supposedly improves the update reliability.

Firefox not auto-completing bookmarks? That's a bug

Firefox users who use bookmarks in the web browser may have noticed that bookmark entries are no longer suggested as auto-complete entries in the Firefox's address bar.

The following happens when you type something in the browser's address bar: Firefox checks for matches and displays suggestions based on those matches. The best hit is displayed as an auto-complete entry so that you can stop typing right away and hit the Enter-key instead to load the suggested resource.

Disable the sign-out link between Chrome, Gmail and other Google services

Google Chrome users who run the recently released Chrome 69 on any desktop system may have noticed a behavior change that affects Chrome's synchronization functionality and Google accounts on the Web.

Tor Browser for Android released

Tor Browser for Android is now available officially on Google Play and on the Tor Project website. The release is marked as alpha at this point in time; this becomes obvious right after start as it is required that you install Orbot, a proxy application, on your Android device as well as Tor Browser requires it currently for its functionality.

Jarvis launcher for Windows

Alfred is a popular launcher app for Mac Os X, and Jarvis is an open source program for Windows that brings the functionality to Windows.

Jarvis is a work in progress which means that it does not replicate all of Alfred's features at this point in time. New versions are released regularly however that add new features and improve Jarvis's functionality.

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