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We've all done it, typed "Facbook" instead of Facebook. Now, the browser loads up the wrong site every time. However, this need not be the case, as Firefox offers a clever way to delete one site from your browsing history rather than forcing you to clear all your recent activity.

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Microsoft added a new Start Menu style menu in Windows 8 which is called "Win+X" Menu as it can be launched by pressing "Win+X" keys together. It contains shortcuts of various useful and frequently used programs such as Command Prompt, Run, Task Manager, Power Options, etc. This menu is also present... Show More

 

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Mozilla has been running a fundraiser from within its Firefox browser, a program that will continue until Dec. 31.

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Microsoft’s Skype software will start translating voice calls between people today. As part of a preview program, Skype Translator makes it possible for English and Spanish speakers to communicate in their native language, without having to learn a new one. It sounds like magic , but it’s the re... Show More
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It’s been an apocalyptic year for Linux security, with a sophisticated Trojan and security holes over 20 years old.

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