As you know one of the most interesting feature in Google Chrome is its Incognito Mode that lets you surf any website of your choice without leaving any fingerprint in its browsing history folder. In this way you won’t have to clear your browser cache every time you end your surfing session in Chrome as there will be nothing to clear. However, if you wish to know what was surfed and browsed by, let’s say, your boyfriend or girlfriend, there is a nice extension that saves and see any website and browsing history while in Incognito Mode. Nice, isn’t it? Continue reading »
After a long time, Firefox has finally decided to follow the good example made available by Chrome by allowing its users receive pop-ups aka push notifications on the screen even though the website is not opened. The down-side of this feature is that if you turn it on for a lot of websites you will have hundreds of notifications on your screen. So let’s see how to turn off this feature for good. Continue reading »
One of the most interesting things about Google Chrome is the amount of tricks that are well hidden in its code. What bothers me is that Google does very little to let the regular users use them. Maybe because if you don’t know how to tweak them, you will break Google Chrome with no other solution than reinstalling it. In this article I am going to write about an useful trick that lets you save any web page and website locally on your computer so that you will be able to surf it even though you are offline. Continue reading »
If you are on Google Chrome, you might want to change your location in order to see how websites look like in other countries (different location). This could be very useful in order to take advantage of special promotions and deal that are not available in your country , or just to preview changes and news that will be available in your country in a few weeks or months. Thanks to this little trick you will be able to manually change the location of your Google Chrome by setting a special, hidden option, not a lot of users are aware of! Continue reading »
When you buy a USB key/pen/external hard drive one of things you should do right away is format it from FAT32 to NTFS. In fact, an hard drive with FAT32 format only gives you the possibility to transfer files less than 4 GB. And we know only too well that today there are a lot of files that overcome that figure such as videos for example. When converting from FAT32 to NTFS you are always prompted to format the USB or external hard drive and this could be an issue if you have already stored a lot of data. However, thanks to this trick you will be able to convert to NTFS without losing any data and without formatting!
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Google owns a lot, really a lot of services that are unknow to majority of regular users. They may be worthless or not very usefull, but a handful of them are really handy and can be considered, in some instances, “time-saver” and “life-saver” …so to speak. In this case, I am talking about Google Takeout that is an almost hidden Google page that lets you use some tricks that, among the other things, gives you the opportunity to download and save your YouTube videos in your Google Drive account! In this way you will get a nice backup of your YouTube videos without actually downloading anything on your computer. The backup will be automatically saved in Google Drive! Continue reading »
Like other browsers, even Google Chrome can be slow and RAM demanding every now and then. Extensions, full temporary internet files cache and things like that can be the reason why Google Chrome may be slow. What follows is a small list of tricks that give your Chrome new horsepower in order to run fast and less resource demanding. Mind you, these are not hacks meant to modify Chrome under the hood. They are commons sense solutions you might have not think of! Continue reading »
Windows 10, like almost all the previous Windows versions is equipped with a secret, useful hack which, if enabled, lets you gain access to a very important feature called GodMode aka Windows Master Control Panel shortcut. Windows 10 God Mode is a kind of Control Panel that gives you the access to all the feature available in Windows 10, including the one that are normally hidden to the average use. So, let’s see together how to turn it on. Continue reading »
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