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Hotspot Shield VPN

Hotspot Shield VPN review and free download

We have covered plenty of free VPN software 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. […]

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 […]

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 10/8/7

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 […]

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 […]

Dangers of free public WiFi hotspots

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

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 […]

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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Use of Surface Pro 3 for Business

Surface Pro 3 is a convertible tablet-laptop from Microsoft that currently runs Windows 8.1 and can be upgraded to Windows 10 when the latter hits markets. Though most experts made it look like a product for mobility only, Microsoft puts forward […]

Public Cloud vs Private Cloud computing difference explained

You probably already know the difference between Public clouds and Private clouds. There is one Hybrid cloud too. The article takes a quick look at the definitions and differences before these types of cloud computing going on to explain what kind […]

Peer to Peer Networks (P2P): Explanation and File Sharing

Computer networks are of two types. One is the Client server model where all computers are connected to a server computer that facilitates file sharing. The other type of computer network is Peer to Peer. Peer to peer means absence […]

Halloween themes for Firefox browser

It’s less than a week left for Halloween, so how about getting into the mood with some spooky Halloween themes on our Windows computer system? An Active desktop Halloween wallpaper and theme or the browser is something that can make […]

Bring Your Own Network (BYON) … Seriously?

We are living in an era where the IT departments of businesses are still trying to fit in the Bring your Own Device or BYOD model in a secure arena. In our article on BYOD implementations, we talked of two […]

Firefox Hello feature allows users to make video calls

The latest build of popular Firefox browser, Firefox 34 allows users to make video calls right from the browser without having to download any sort of plugins or third-party apps. The capability is rolled out as Firefox Hello feature built […]