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Washed-out colours in Chrome and Opera

Laptop and blog iconDepending on your browser's settings and your hardware
By - March 19, 2018

Sampling colour in Chrome and Edge with a colour picker

Simple fix if this is happening to you..


BandLab Saves Cakewalk

Laptop and blog iconBandLab acquires the complete set of intellectual property of Cakewalk Inc.
By - March 6, 2018

BandLab acquires certain assets and complete set of intellectual property of Cakewalk Inc.

Cakewalk Sonar to live on with a new name and direction..


Farewell Cakewalk Sonar

Laptop and blog iconThe end of Cakewalk Sonar? Plus Petition
By - December 9, 2017

Thank you message to Cakewalk customers

Cakewalk has stopped development of all of its products, including Sonar..


Classic Shell for Windows 10 goes Open Source

Laptop and blog iconOne of the original free Start Menu alternatives for Windows
By - December 4, 2017

Classic Shell for Windows

Classic Shell for Windows 10 is finally stopping development, and going open source..


New Phone! Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Laptop and blog iconAfter 5 years with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2
By - November 4, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with S Vew Cover

After a long and enjoyable 5 years with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone, I've finally got another Galaxy Note phone. This time it's the beautiful Samsung Galaxy Note 8!


New YouTube look includes Dark theme

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BY - MAY 3, 2017

Screenshot of YouTube/now - Try out a fresh look for YouTube

Check out the latest YouTube UI with Dark theme option..


Malwarebytes and Defender not working together in Windows 10 Creators Update: Temporary Fix

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By - April 9, 2017

Screenshot of Malwarebytes and Windows Defender settings

If you're using Windows 10 Creators Update, and you've installed Malwarebytes and noticed that it has disabled Windows Defender - instead of working alongside it, here is a quick fix.