How Browser Fingerprinting Hurts Online Privacy & What To Do About It

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The literal meaning of fingerprint is the impression your fingertip leaves when you touch something. The whorls and ridges that can be clearly seen under a magnifying glass. As far as we know, each person’s whole fingerprint is unique. Which means if your fingerprints match those at the scene of a crime, you’d better have […]

How To Download Videos From Twitter, Facebook & Instagram

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Have you ever wanted to save videos from social media websites? Maybe there’s a Twitter video you want to download, or videos from Facebook or Instagram that you’d like to save? There isn’t a download button on these sites, but there are third-party tools that let you save videos from Instagram and other social networks. […]

Alternative Browsers You May Not Have Heard Of Before

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You’ve probably heard of the popular web browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Edge, Safari – but are there others? If you want a unique web browser that isn’t what everyone else is using, you do have options. We think you’ll be surprised at the number of “unknown” browsers there are out there. Some […]

10 Previous-Generation Nintendo Switch Ports You Might Have Missed

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The Nintendo Switch has been a rousing success for the company that brought us Mario and Luigi, but it’s in a weird position among other current-generation consoles. While the Switch benefits from support for the latest game engines and graphical features, it’s raw horsepower is a major step down from the PS4 or even Xbox […]

How To Add Ultra Widescreen Support To Older PC Games

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Computer screen aspect ratios have been in some interesting places. CRT PC monitors have generally used the 4:3 aspect ratio. This means that for every four units of width, the screen is three units tall. In terms of pixel resolutions, common 4:3 resolutions would be 320×240, 640×480,, 800×600 and 1024×768. With the rise of LCD […]

How To Download Complete YouTube Playlists

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There are plenty of really cool YouTube tricks and hacks that will take your video streaming experience to the next level, but one thing you won’t find built into YouTube is a playlist download button. Maybe you built a playlist of your own videos and now you want to download all of them to your […]

How To Disable The Bixby Button On Samsung Galaxy Phones

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These days it’s pretty hard to tell one top-tier smartphone from another. Which is why the likes of Apple and Samsung push so hard to set their latest and greatest handsets apart from the pack. Sometimes it leads to really cool technology such as a folding screen and sometimes you get a divisive screen notch. […]

The 10 Best Console Ports on iOS & Android

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What a year 2019 is to live in. We’re all now carrying around tiny supercomputers in our pockets and use them to fire virtual birds at pig forts. It sounds like something from a zany 80s sci-fi novel. Actually, while Angry Birds might have been one of the biggest mainstream successes in mobile gaming, the […]

How to Monitor When a Website Gets Updated

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Knowing when a website updates lets you stay on top of their new content. Fortunately, there are several ways to do this aside from manually checking on a whim whenever you wonder whether the site has changed. Depending on the site you’re monitoring for updates, you can be alerted about anything — breaking news stories, […]

6 Signs That You’ve Been Hacked (And What To Do About It)

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“I’ve been hacked” is a common thing to hear these days. Whether it’s someone mistakenly referring to a random malware infection or a person trying to walk back a regrettable social media post, it’s a term that gets thrown around a lot. Getting hacked is, however, a real danger for modern day users of devices […]