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Rescuing Your Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Recovery Solutions

Our digital lives hinge on data, from personal memories to essential work documents. Losing this crucial information can be devastating. Fortunately, data recovery software offers a vital safety net. This guide examines the intricacies of data recovery, its practical applications, and how to choose the right software for protecting your…

June 15 Tech news round up: Apple announces iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS 15 Sequoia, YouTube ads are getting more intrusive, Apple Intelligence is here to take on Copilot and Gemini
Bitwarden Authenticator adds support for switching from other authenticators Bitwarden, the makers of the popular password manager service, have updated the Bitwarden Authenticator with a highly-requested feature. You can now switch from other authenticators easily using the new option to import security tokens, aka TOTPs (time-based one-time passwords). Bitwarden... Read more
June 8 Tech news round up: Spotify and Twitch subscription prices are increasing, Brave Browser and Search grows rapidly
Spotify Premium plans are now more expensive in the U.S. Spotify has hiked its prices in the U.S. once again, for a second time in less than 12 months. The streaming service has announced that all subscribers will be notified of the price change within the next month. Spotify... Read more
June 1 Tech news round up: Chrome to disable Manifest V2 extensions soon, Windows 11 will let you copy text from photos on your phone, YouTube is causing some issues for ad blocker users
Manifest V2 extensions will soon be disabled in Chrome Google has revealed the timeline for deprecating Manifest V2 extensions in its Chrome browser. Developers will be forced to use the new Manifest V3 API in their add-ons. The migration to Manifest V3 will reduce the capabilities of extensions, which... Read more
May 25 Tech news roundup: Firefox to get Vertical Tabs and Tab Group, Apple fixes Photos bug in iOS 17.5, Google Search is placing ads in AI overviews
Mozilla Firefox is getting Vertical Tabs Tab Groups, and Profile Management Mozilla has big plans for Firefox, the browser maker announced its plans to add three user-requested features in the next year. The first of these is support for Vertical tabs. It will allow users to use a sidebar... Read more
Rescuing Your Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Recovery Solutions
Our digital lives hinge on data, from personal memories to essential work documents. Losing this crucial information can be devastating. Fortunately, data recovery software offers a vital safety net. This guide examines the intricacies of data recovery, its practical applications, and how to choose the right software for protecting... Read more
May 18 Tech news roundup: VMware makes Workstation Pro and Fusion Pro free, iOS 17.5 and macOS Sonoma 14.5 update released, GTA 6 to release in 2025
iOS 17.5, iPadOS 17.5 update brings an anti-tracking feature Apple released the iOS 17.5, iPadOS 17.5 and macOS Sonoma 14.5 updates. The Cupertino company has partnered with Google to add support for cross-platform Tracking Detection. Google had added the feature to Android devices last year. The anti-stalking feature works... Read more
May 11 Tech news roundup: Apple launches new iPad Pro, OpenAI wants to launch its own search engine, Google no longer needs your phone number for 2SV
Apple releases iPad Pro with M4 chip Apple has launched a new tablet called the iPad Pro 2024. The device is powered by a brand-new Apple M4 Silicon chip, which is 1.5x times faster than the M2 CPU, and can deliver up to 10 hours of battery life. The... Read more
May 4 Tech news roundup: Arc Browser released for Windows, Netflix discontinues Basic plan, OneDrive gets an offline mode
A new desktop browser is available for Windows 11. Netflix is discontinuing its cheapest ad-free plan. Let’s find out what else happened in this week’s tech news roundup. Netflix asks Basic users to move to other plans Netflix has begun prompting users who are subscribed to its Basic plan... Read more
April 27th Tech news roundup: Windows 10 faster, Adobe makes blurry video great again and Fallout 4 updated amazingly
In this week’s edition of our tech news roundup, we discuss the release of a new browser for desktops, improvements to Windows 10, and more. Windows 10 updates are faster than ever because of a simple change One of the biggest criticisms with Windows updates are that they take... Read more
April 20th Tech news roundup: Youtube will fight adblockers, Emulator for iOS available and Twich present its own TikTok
The first third-party iOS app store has been launched in Europe. Google is blocking YouTube adblockers more aggressively. Read on to find out more in this week’s tech news roundup. Mozilla Firefox 125.0.1 adds a new way to visit URLs copied to the clipboard Mozilla released the Firefox 125.0.1... Read more
April 13th Tech news roundup: Baldur’s Gate 3 continue winning, Google Photos now have AI and Windows 10 is patched again
This week’s edition of our tech news roundup features a new privacy service from DuckDuckGo, Proton’s acquisition of an encrypted note-taking service, and more. DuckDuckGo launches Privacy Pro subscription service The privacy-oriented search engine, DuckDuckGo, has launched a new subscription service called DuckDuckGo Privacy Pro. This is a 3-in-1... Read more
April 6th Tech news roundup: Chrome Safer, Anonymous Chatgpt and Brave Browser welcomes AI
Welcome to this week’s tech news roundup. Here is what’s latest in Firefox, Chrome, Android, iOS and more. Vertical Tabs in Firefox Mozilla is finally adding Vertical Tabs in Firefox. The feature isn’t unique to the browser, it is available on Microsoft Edge, Brave and Vivaldi. Users had been... Read more
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... Read more
UPDF Editor: Multiple Tools to Hone Your PDF Editing Skills (Giveaway)
PDFs are used in almost every professional environment. This has also given rise to various professional tools to help edit and save PDFs. The problem with these tools is they don’t have all the features, so you end up spending on multiple tools to get the most out of... Read more
Adobe Acrobat Pro announces new features
Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Many of us that have been working hard since the 90s and early 20s will remember the days we fought with word-processing applications. Back then, we could... Read more
Softonic’s Online Safety Measures: Compliance and Processes
If you’re checked on or downloaded any apps or games over the years, or perhaps read a review, the chances are you discovered it on Softonic. It’s one of the leading brands when it comes to trusted content. There are plenty of guides that will show you how best... Read more
Discord messaging app: Not just for gamers
If you’re even a moderate gaming enthusiast, you’ve likely heard of Discord, a messaging app that prides itself on near-instant voice chat as well as the ability to communicate via text and instant messaging. If you don’t game, chances are you’re thinking “Discord, what?”  While the completely free app... Read more
ZenMate VPN offers unlimited device protection
If you’re a regular reader of FileHippo’s articles, you already know that we really think you need a VPN if you have any concerns at all about being tracked or having your personal data stolen. But for those of you who might have missed it, we’ll reiterate: you need... Read more