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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5040 on: March 23, 2021, 08:18:57 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5041 on: March 29, 2021, 08:11:40 AM »
Firefox 87 introduces SmartBlock for Private Browsing
https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/03/23/introducing-smartblock/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5042 on: April 02, 2021, 06:55:36 PM »
A File Manager from long ago
File Manager 3.0

This is what we used in the 90's
an updated version is available from the
Microsoft Store.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/windows-file-manager/9p7vbbbc49rb?ocid=badge&rtc=1&activetab=pivot:overviewtab
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5043 on: May 19, 2021, 11:52:14 AM »
Introducing Firefox’s new Site Isolation Security Architecture
https://hacks.mozilla.org/2021/05/introducing-firefox-new-site-isolation-security-architecture/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5044 on: June 03, 2021, 10:11:21 AM »
Firefox 89 blocks cross-site cookie tracking by default in private browsing
https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/06/01/total-cookie-protection-in-private-browsing/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5046 on: June 19, 2021, 02:03:43 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5047 on: June 23, 2021, 12:17:48 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5048 on: July 09, 2021, 09:31:37 AM »
Firefox extends privacy and security of Canadian internet users with by-default DNS-over-HTTPS rollout in Canada
https://blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/news/firefox-by-default-dns-over-https-rollout-in-canada/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5049 on: July 15, 2021, 11:07:37 AM »
Firefox 90 introduces SmartBlock 2.0 for Private Browsing
https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/07/13/smartblock-v2/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5051 on: August 05, 2021, 02:41:45 PM »

The New Google Drive for Desktop

Google is replacing the old Backup & Sync tool but, the rollout will be staggered.
If you'd like to get the new and improved version quicker, follow these links.
For Windows, https://dl.google.com/drive-file-stream/GoogleDriveSetup.exe
For macOS users, https://dl.google.com/drive-file-stream/GoogleDrive.dmg
I am happy to see that Google has finally improved their backup software
for Google Drive.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5052 on: August 06, 2021, 10:06:40 PM »
I'm on the developer's channel for Microsoft's Edge browser.
I find this latest item very intriguing.

If your default browser isn't Edge but you're working on something that eventually requires Edge,
This should according to the description allow you to open what you're working on within your default
browser once you open Edge.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5053 on: August 06, 2021, 10:14:44 PM »
I'm on the developer's channel for Microsoft's Edge browser.
I find this latest item very intriguing.

If your default browser isn't Edge but you're working on something that eventually requires Edge,
This should according to the description allow you to open what you're working on within your default
browser once you open Edge.
I've tested the function and it works as you can see in the image which was taken from the Edge browser.



The CTRL and H key brings up the history
You can see what was opened in Edge and what was opened in Chrome
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5054 on: August 14, 2021, 12:57:41 PM »
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