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How to use Firefox, Chrome, Opera as a Notepad

Did you know that you could use your Firefox, Chrome or Opera browsers like a Notepad? In case you did not, then read on to find out how you can actually open a new tab in Firefox, Chrome or Opera […]

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Review of MediaFire Cloud Storage

MediaFire is a popular file sharing destination that many of us use to share single or zipped files. I remember using it mainly for the files shared by different DJs. It was present much before since Google Drive was launched. […]

Empty Cache and Hard Reload Chrome

Normal Reload, Empty Cache & Hard Reload in Chrome browser

Internet penetration across the globe has increased by manifold and continues to follow an upward trend. Web browsers too have become faster and better at providing a good user experience, primarily by caching the DNS records for a short time […]

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Have group conversations using Hangouts Chrome app

Having a group conversation with long-distance friends across computers is always fun and with video calling facility supported by an app is more fun than ever. Google aims to enhance this experience via a Facebook- like Chat Heads service, called Hangouts […]

Globus Free VPN Browser Review

Globus Free VPN Browser review

The last VPN we covered was Hotspot Shield VPN that is good, but still had some shortcomings. This article presents the review of yet another VPN named Globus Free VPN Browser. It is actually, a package of a VPN agent […]

Hotspot Shield VPN

Hotspot Shield VPN review and free download

We have covered plenty of VPNs and other privacy tools on The Windows Club. So far, the best VPN we found is Spotflux. Hotspot Shield VPN was mentioned by a reader so I thought of checking it out. This review […]

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How to block Canvas Fingerprinting in Firefox browser

Archaic methods of tracking users via cache and cookies mechanisms are always there. But of late, there has been a new invasive method for tracking users across the Internet – Canvas fingerprinting. The mechanism takes advantage of the Canvas API in […]

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Disable and remove Ad Tiles from Firefox in Windows

With a view to increasing its revenue, Mozilla has started displaying advertisements starting with Firefox v33.1. The ads will appear in the form of Tiles in the new tabs page which used to show the history of the most visited […]

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Most useful Mozilla Firefox about:config tweaks

Since its inception Mozilla and has remained highly customizable. In addition, applications run by it can also be configured as per users’ preferences. about:config is a feature of Mozilla that gives access to advanced settings, hidden under the browser. These […]

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Reset Keyboard settings to default in Windows 8 / 7

At times, you may have some software changing the way your keyboard functions. Or maybe you added some custom keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys, and now want to reset Keyboard settings to original defaults. If your keyboard keys are not working […]

Moo0 System Monitor

Review Of Moo0 System Monitor – Is It Good Enough?

Normally, you can get system performance data using the Windows Task Manager as well. But that data is separated and grouped by tabs and you may lose track of what you were doing switching among the tabs. Plus getting the […]

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Dangers of free public WiFi hotspots

Nowadays free Wi-Fi is available almost everywhere – in Cafe’s, Hotels, Offices – and even on the streets and general public places. Who does not get tempted to use free WiFi to check their mail and social media updates? Well, […]

Am I being watched

How To Avoid Being Watched Through Your Own Computer

Am I being watched through my Computer webcam? Is this a question that is troubling you? Well, most offices, IT people keep on sniffing the data packets on the network to see what is going on in the network. Some […]

Google URL Shortner

Best Short URL generator and expander services

Sharing long links over Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter and other social sites can be a pain if the sites develop a technical slag. The best practice, therefore is to shorten the URL that never expires. That said, there are dozens […]

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