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Profiles Are Your Browser's Powerful Hidden Feature, and Here's How to Use Them

Profiles Are Your Browser's Powerful Hidden Feature, and Here's How to Use Them

You may think you know your browser pretty well at this stage, but there’s one very powerful feature that doesn’t get a lot of attention, and that you might have overlooked: User profiles. If you’re
Desktop Wallpaper: February 2020

Desktop Wallpaper: February 2020

The star of this month's Designer Desktop is just the pattern itself, a marbled Seastone design by Los Angeles-based Rule of Three Studio.
Help! I Bumped My PC and Now It Won't Turn On

Help! I Bumped My PC and Now It Won't Turn On

Your laptop computer is a delicate beast. It can take a pounding, perhaps even a dropping, up to a certain point. It might survive a fall from the desk without a scratch, but bumping it with something
Satechi USB-C Slim Multi-Port Adapter released with gigabit ethernet port

Satechi USB-C Slim Multi-Port Adapter released with gigabit ethernet port

Today the folks at Satechi revealed and released their latest USB-C hub, a device with seven individual ports for connectivity expansion. In the mix are 2x USB-A 3.0 Ports, one USB-C PD (charging),
Satechi USB-C Slim Multi-Port Adapter released with gigabit ethernet port

Satechi USB-C Slim Multi-Port Adapter released with gigabit ethernet port

Today the folks at Satechi revealed and released their latest USB-C hub, a device with seven individual ports for connectivity expansion. In the mix are 2x USB-A 3.0 Ports, one USB-C PD (charging),
How to Video Capture Everything That Happens on Your Computer Screen

How to Video Capture Everything That Happens on Your Computer Screen

Being able to record your computer screen can be useful for all kinds of reasons—from streaming your gaming exploits to the world, to showing your parents how to turn on their antivirus software—and
How to Video Capture Everything That Happens on Your Computer Screen

How to Video Capture Everything That Happens on Your Computer Screen

Being able to record your computer screen can be useful for all kinds of reasons—from streaming your gaming exploits to the world, to showing your parents how to turn on their antivirus software—and
How to Switch Over to Microsoft Edge Now That It's Actually Good

How to Switch Over to Microsoft Edge Now That It's Actually Good

In case you haven’t heard, Microsoft Edge is back: The rebooted, revamped, and rebuilt program is now based on the same Chromium engine as Google Chrome and a variety of other browsers, and Microsoft
Avast Antivirus tracks your clicks and views – yes, even those [UPDATE]

Avast Antivirus tracks your clicks and views – yes, even those [UPDATE]

Avast Antivirus monitors and sells “anonymized” user internet usage data to a (subsidy) company called Jumpshot. When a new user installs Avast on their computer, they’re asked to agree to a License –
Avast Antivirus tracks your clicks and views – yes, even those [UPDATE]

Avast Antivirus tracks your clicks and views – yes, even those [UPDATE]

Avast Antivirus monitors and sells “anonymized” user internet usage data to a (subsidy) company called Jumpshot. When a new user installs Avast on their computer, they’re asked to agree to a License –

Apple envisions a Mac made from a sheet of curved glass

Apple is known to explore unusual Mac designs, but its latest may be more eye-catching than most. The company has applied for a patent on a desktop Mac design whose main body consists of a single,

Google vows to make Search 'better' after redesign backlash

Last week, Google upset desktop users when it changed the appearance of Search. The changes were relatively minor, showing companies' favicons next to link previews, but critics argue that the changes
How to Build Alternative, Better, Social Media Feeds

How to Build Alternative, Better, Social Media Feeds

If you can scroll through your social media feeds without coming across at least a handful of posts you’d rather not have seen, consider yourself in the minority. Most of us deal with this on a
Google Search on desktop design tweaked with new website icons

Google Search on desktop design tweaked with new website icons

As you may have noticed in the last couple of days, Google has introduced icons within its Search results on desktop. These icons were launched in Google Search on mobile devices, helping users
Google Search on desktop design tweaked with new website icons

Google Search on desktop design tweaked with new website icons

As you may have noticed in the last couple of days, Google has introduced icons within its Search results on desktop. These icons were launched in Google Search on mobile devices, helping users
Instagram DMs come to the web

Instagram DMs come to the web

You’ll soon be able to slide into someone’s Instagram DMs right from your desktop. As of Tuesday, Instagram began rolling out direct messages on the web for a small percentage of users, according to .
Google Search on desktop now shows site favicons, mimicking mobile searches

Google Search on desktop now shows site favicons, mimicking mobile searches

Google Search has grown from being a dull list of color-changing links to a more interactive tool with a modern design. Over the past few weeks, Search stepped up to become your how-to guide,
The Amazon Website Is a Clunky Mess—Here's How to Make It Suck Less

The Amazon Website Is a Clunky Mess—Here's How to Make It Suck Less

For an enterprise as big and as dominant as Amazon is, you would expect its website to be maybe a little bit more polished and easier to navigate—as it is, it feels like 20 years’ worth of bits of web
Google now includes taxes and fees in hotel searches

Google now includes taxes and fees in hotel searches

Forthcoming updates to Google's trip-planning features will fold fees into searched-for hotel prices and further personalize the experience.
Razer Tomahawk Is An Ultra-Compact Modular Gaming Desktop

Razer Tomahawk Is An Ultra-Compact Modular Gaming Desktop

It looks like Razer’s new ultra-compact gaming desktop ‘Tomahawk’ is going to be one of the most impressive modular systems we’ve come across.Razer has introduced the new Tomahawk gaming desktop in