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Load of Big Green for Microsoft: Lloyds Banking Group inks company-wide Managed Desktop deal

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/lloyds_microsoft_managed_desktop/

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Bankers ring in 2020 by thwacking employees with the Windows stick

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AMD rips covers off 64-core Threadripper desktop monster, plus laptop chips, leaving Intel gesturing vaguely at 2021

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/07/amd_intel_chips/

a week ago

CES This top-end Ryzen costs four thousand bucks, mind

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BrowserDownloadsView: manage downloads in all desktop browsers

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/07/browserdownloadsview-manage-downloads-in-all-desktop-browsers/

a week ago

BrowserDownloadsView is a new portable software program by Nirsoft (one of our favorite developers). The program, like many programs by Nirsoft, provides a list view of data; in this case, it retrieves […]

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How to disable autoplay videos in Telegram Desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/02/how-to-disable-autoplay-videos-in-telegram-desktop/

2 weeks ago

Autoplaying videos are one of the biggest annoyances on the Internet. Nobody likes a loud, blaring, noisy video to play unexpectedly. Sadly, many websites think it's cool to have them. I have […]

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AwesomeWallpaper is an open source program that lets you set videos, your system information or galleries as your desktop background

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/17/awesomewallpaper-set-videos-system-information-or-galleries-as-your-desktop-background/

4 weeks ago

Bored with your desktop background? AwesomeWallpaper is an open source application which can help you spice it up in a few ways. The program runs from the system tray and you can […]

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RemindMe is an open source offline desktop calendar application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/remindme-is-an-open-source-offline-desktop-calendar-application-for-windows/

a month ago

Desktop calendars are somewhat of a rarity and these days most people either use cloud-based solutions or the calendar app on their mobile phone for reminders. If you're like me and prefer […]

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Share Clipboard content between desktop and mobile Chrome versions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/10/share-clipboard-content-between-desktop-and-mobile-chrome-versions/

a month ago

Google continues its work on integrating cross-platform features in the company's Chrome browser. Users of the web browser may use the browser's "send to" functionality already to push webpages to other devices […]

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Access desktop shortcuts, URLs, Files and Folders quickly with Biniware Run

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/02/access-desktop-shortcuts-urls-files-and-folders-quickly-with-biniware-run/

2 months ago

No one likes a messy desktop. But sometimes, you end up with shortcuts all over the desktop, which not only ruins the look of the background wallpaper, but also sort of makes […]

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RDP loves company: Kaspersky finds 37 security holes in VNC remote desktop software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/23/kaspersky_vnc_bugs/

2 months ago

BlueKeep isn't the only bug in town, plenty to go round

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Google throws new version of Dart at the desktop, will be hoping it sticks with app devs

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/08/google_dart_build/

2 months ago

Reformed JavaScript killer now useful on the command line

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You'e yping i wong: macOS Catalina stops Twitter desktop app from accepting B, L, M, R, and T in passwords

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/30/macos_catalina_twitter/

3 months ago

Oher sofwae ikey hi y egession in uggy opeaing syse

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Hell hath GNOME fury: Linux desktop org swings ax at patent troll's infringement claim

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/22/gnome_linux_lausuit/

3 months ago

Rather than settle and make pain just go away, project wants to send a message instead

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MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/16/masterseeker-is-a-freeware-desktop-search-application-for-windows/

3 months ago

We have seen plenty of desktop search applications in the past. There's Everything, which is the favorite of many, UltraSearch or VX Search among other options. If you're looking for something simpler, […]

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Microsoft’s Windows Into Azure Plan Breaks Legacy Desktop Deployment Model

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-s-windows-into-azure-plan-breaks-legacy-desktop-deployment-model

3 months ago

by Steven Burke We are moving to a world where Windows will be consumed out of Azure with the best security, economics and performance, said IGEL North America CEO Jed Ayres. If you cant find a way to add value to that, you are cooked.

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Where are desktop backgrounds (wallpapers) stored in Windows 10?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/09/where-are-desktop-backgrounds-wallpapers-stored-in-windows-10/

3 months ago

The Windows 10 operating system comes with a set of wallpapers and the ability to refresh wallpapers regularly from a pool of images. The following guide provides users of Windows 10 with […]

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Windows Virtual Desktop Service Commercially Available Worldwide

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/09/30/windows-virtual-desktop-service-ga.aspx

4 months ago

Microsoft on Monday announced the worldwide "general availability" of its new Windows Virtual Desktop service. 09/30/2019

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Microsoft makes Windows Virtual Desktop generally available globally

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-makes-windows-virtual-desktop-generally-available-globally/

4 months ago

Microsoft is rolling out its Azure-based Windows Virtual Desktop service and readying some new capabilities around Teams support and MSIX App Attach which could make it even more useful.

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File Search Utility is a new desktop search tool

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/26/file-search-utility-is-a-new-desktop-search-tool/

4 months ago

File Search Utility is a new desktop search program for Windows, Mac and Linux devices to find files quickly based on certain search parameters. We checked out the Windows version of the […]

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Dropbox launches Spaces, new desktop experience that aims to declutter digital workspaces

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dropbox-launches-spaces-new-desktop-experience-that-aims-to-declutter-digital-workspaces/

4 months ago

Dropbox held its Work in Progress user conference on Wednesday where the company announced a host of new product experiences and features.

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DeepL Translator desktop programs for Windows and Mac

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/13/deepl-translator-desktop-programs-for-windows-and-mac/

4 months ago

The translation service Deepl released desktop programs for Microsoft's Windows and Apple's Mac OS operating system on September 12, 2019. DeepL Translator was launched in August 2017 to provide better translation services […]

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