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Windows 10 1903: Set a default Task Manager tab

Windows 10 users may set a default Task Manager tab in the next feature update for the operating system.

Microsoft modified the Task Manager in Windows 10; the company added features to the Task Manager, e.g. to display the GPU performance or process groups. Other changes, especially the limited display mode the Task Manager opens with on first start, were not as well received.

YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 224 million comments in Q3 2018

Google owned YouTube published the YouTube Community Guidelines Enforcement report for the third quarter of 2018 yesterday.

The report highlights that YouTube removed 7.8 million videos, 224 million comments, and 1.6 million channels in the quarter alone based on policy violations.

Winter Games Sale on has started

The Winter Sale has started today. PC gamers can head over to the gog website to grab a free game and buy more than 2000 discounted games over the course of the next three weeks.

The free game is Full Throttle Remastered, a remake of Lucasart's adventure game Full Throttle. Any customer may add the game to the account to play it for free. You may create an account for free to sign up for the site to claim the free game.

Brave: faster loading speed, Chrome extension support

Brave, the ambitious web browser that aims to change website financing and Internet advertising, was switched to Chromium this month.

Brave did use Chromium's rendering engine from the very beginning but it did not use Chromium for its user interface. Company engineers created Muon, a custom "more secure" fork of Electron and used it to power the user interface of the browser.

Surprise! Microsoft plans to make Microsoft 365 available to consumers

Job postings on Microsoft's Career website suggest that the company is planning to release a consumer version of Microsoft 365 in the future.

Vivaldi 2.2 released: navigation and customization improvements

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 2.2 to the Stable channel on December 13, 2018. The new version of the web browser improves navigation, improves customization options further, and includes other new or improved features.

Existing Vivaldi installations are upgraded to the new version automatically by default; administrators who don't want to wait can run a check for updates to install the new version of Vivaldi early.

Buster promises to solve captchas automatically

Buster: Captcha Solver for Humans is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and related browsers to make captchas less frustrating on the Internet.

Please Microsoft, give us better known issues information

If you have installed the October 2018 Update for Windows 10 already on your own machine or PCs that you administrate, you may have encountered a number of bugs in that particular version.

Microsoft had to pull the update shortly after release in early October 2018; it took the company six weeks to re-release the update. The new version fixed some of the issues but not all of them.

Microsoft promised to do better in terms of update transparency and quality, but did release a statement that update quality was better than ever.

How do you spot a phishing site on today's Internet?

Phishing has been around for a very long time on the Internet; it refers to certain techniques that criminals use to steal passwords, credit card information, Social Security Numbers, and other valuable information.

One common technique lures unsuspecting users to a domain that looks like the destination they want to visit; Facebook's login page, a bank's website, PayPal, eBay, Amazon, or any other eCommerce site or high profile target.

The links are distributed via email campaigns, on websites, or in chat rooms.

Can you use the Tor Browser without Tor connection?

Tor Browser is a web browser specifically designed for privacy and anonymity. The web browser is a modified version of Firefox ESR that includes privacy tweaks and even some extensions to improve privacy and security on the Internet.

What makes it special is that all connections go through several severs of the Tor network before they connect to the destination.


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