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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

Firefox Set To Be More Like Chrome In The Future
Serious changes will soon be coming to everyone’s favorite fox themed browser, and the revolution is taking place at a fundamental level.  Firefox 43, due for final release by Mozilla in December, is to make use of a new extension API, that Mozilla have decided to name as “WebExtensions.” This new API extension... Read more
Google Chrome And Windows 10 Build 10525: It’s Not Working
Google Chrome and Windows 10 appear to have fallen out with each other. But no one is  forcing anyone to use Microsoft’s new Edge browser….just yet.  Microsoft released the new preview of version Windows 10 build 10525 to Windows Insiders earlier this week, and it was jumped on by... Read more
5 Free Word Processor Alternatives To Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word dominates word processing. Seen as the global standard for business everywhere, it’s used in pretty much every office and every student bedroom the world over. But that doesn’t mean that Microsoft Word is the only option. There are literally dozens of free word processor alternatives out there. Below... Read more Hackers Release Details Of 33,000,000 User Accounts
Hackers calling themselves the Impact Team, have posted 9.7 gigabytes of stolen customer details from online for all to see. The sensitive customer information was uploaded on Tuesday, and was initially only available via the anonymising Tor Web Browser. Enterprising coders have since created websites that make it... Read more
Windows 10 Installed over 50 Million Times
In what might possibly be the most unsurprising software news ever, Microsoft’s new Windows 10 Operating System has been installed 53 million times and  managed to capture almost 5% of the market in just under 3 weeks. These figures have been reported by several tech related websites in the... Read more
Lenovo Busted Again For Installing Spyware!
As if Lenovo hadn’t got in enough trouble for having sold laptops pre-loaded with its Superfish Malware back in February,  it turns out now they’ve been caught out again. 2 years ago, Lenovo got itself banned from supplying IT equipment to some of the world’s largest National Security agencies because of worries... Read more
It’s Alive! Patch Tuesday Lives On For Windows 10
Despite announcing that Patch Tuesday would cease to be back in May, on Tuesday Microsoft proved that some old traditions are hard to kill, releasing as it did 4 critical bug fixes in one go that could affect Windows 10. While there were a slew of fixes across all... Read more
How Will Google’s Company, Alphabet, Affect You?
Google surprised the tech world this week by announcing the creation of Alphabet, a new parent company that encompasses everything that was previously Google. But unless you own stock in Google, there’s no need to panic, or get too excited about share prices. If you don’t own a piece... Read more
Mozilla Releases New Firefox For Windows 10
Mozilla have just released a new Firefox for Windows 10 in a bid to regain the initiative from Microsoft’s new default Edge browser, and also retain their user base. The new updated and ‘streamlined feel’ of Firefox for Windows 10 makes good on Mozilla’s promise to have an updated browser... Read more
Ad blocking software usage in US grows 48% in just one year: Should online advertisers be worried?
Well, yes, at least according to the latest “The cost of ad blocking” 2015 report, published on Monday. In partnership with Adobe, PageFair have released their annual findings on the state of play regarding consumers and their ever increasing use of ad blocking software. The report specifically cites Google... Read more