Add AV1 codec support to Windows 10

AOMedia Video 1 (AV1) is an up- and coming open video codec that is backed by a large number of tech companies including Mozilla, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Netflix, or Nvidia. AV1 is royalty-free, a fact that makes it very attractive to companies that produce hardware …

Cloudflare launches DNS app for Android and iOS

Cloudflare launched the DNS resolver 1.1.1.1 in April of 2018 promising better privacy and security compared to DNS services offered by Internet Service Providers and companies that offer third-party DNS resolvers. DNS plays an important role on the Internet as it translates host names to IP …

How to download all Flickr Photos

SmugMug, the new owner of Flickr, announced plans recently to limit free accounts to 1000 photos or videos on the site instead of the previously used threshold of 1 Terabyte of storage on Flickr’s servers. The company stated that the change would affect existing and new …

Microsoft releases Office November 2018 non-security updates

Microsoft released a batch of non-security updates for Microsoft Office yesterday. The company selected the first Tuesday of the month to release non-security patches for Microsoft Office. The updates apply to .msi-based editions of Microsoft Office only and not to “click-to-run” Office editions such as Microsoft …

Flickr limits free version to 1000 photos

Flickr announced plans to limit free accounts of the photo community severely in the coming months. The photo hosting service offered 1 Terabyte of photo storage to free users since 2013. Yahoo, which was acquired by Verizon in 2016, sold Flickr to SmugMug in 2018. Specifics …

SoundFixer fixes sound issues on YouTube

SoundFixer is an extension for the Firefox web browser that attempts to fix sound related issues on YouTube and select other sites with audio. Internet users who watch videos with audio on the Internet may run into a number of issues: audio may be too quiet …

Google sign-ins will require JavaScript soon

Google users who have disabled JavaScript in the browsers that they are using to browse the Internet won’t be able to sign-in to their Google accounts anymore soon unless they enable JavaScript for the login process. Google announced yesterday that it will make JavaScript mandatory on …

NETGEAR Introduces the Nighthawk AX8 WiFi Router

NETGEAR is leading the New Era of WiFi with our new Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream WiFi Router! The Nighthawk AX8 is NETGEAR’s first WiFi Router to support Wi-Fi 6, the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology. With AX WiFi you will get a smoother and more enjoyable experience …

ZOTAC Announces VR GO 2.0 Backpack PC

ZOTAC Technology, a global manufacturer of innovation, is excited to officially announce the VR GO 2.0, the world’s first VR Backpack PC refreshed from the ground up. The VR GO 2.0 improves the untethered VR experience with high-end performance repackaged into a more compact, ergonomic chassis. …