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How to solve audio problems in Google Chrome

Often times you may have encountered a video on YouTube in which there was no sound or the sound was stuffy. Or maybe you can hear the sound, but only on two channels. These problems occur because Google Chrome resamples the audio and assigns only two output channels, sometimes the wrong output channels. Fortunately there is a very simple solution to all these problems. All you have to do in order to solve the problem is to right click on … Read more

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How to disable ads on Skype

In today’s article I will show you how to disable the annoying ads that appear on Skype, in the bottom of the contact list, chat window, or when making a video call. Skype ads fall into two categories. First category and most easy to disable: the promotions that appear on the bottom of the contact list. The Skype tips that help you learn how to use the program also show up in this area. The second category are the ads … Read more

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Facebook discovered fake Digital Certificates while observing SSL connections

A group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in collaboration with Facebook, analyzed more than 3 million SSL connections and found strong evidence that at least 0.2% (6845) of them are made using forged Digital Certificates (self-signed certificates), which are not authorized by a legitimate Certification Authority, but which can be accepted as valid certificates for most browsers. They used Flash Player plugin to enable socket functionality and implement a partial SSL handshake to capture the forged certificates. In general, … Read more

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How to solve the SSL certificate problem in Google Chrome

Because I’ve received countless messages and comments on the subject, I decided to write an article about it. Many of the problems with security certificates have a relatively simple solutions, while others have more complex ones. So I’m going to present you some of the solutions to solve these problems. What is a security certificate? A SSL security certificate is a digital document issued by a Certification Authority which certifies that the site in question is secure, recognized and safe. The … Read more

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How to solve the problem with Flash in Google Chrome

I bet that most of you reading this article on Google Chrome, have this problem! It seems that in the latest versions of the browser, Google Chrome is not quite in excellent shape. From the fastest browser it became one of the slowest and most problematic browsers. The reason? Flash Player! We all know that Google Chrome comes with its own version of Flash built in. The problem occurs when you already have installed (or installed subsequently) in your system … Read more

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Test Drive Office 2013

As you probably know, Microsoft released Office 2013 Consumer Preview and we decided to do a “test drive” for this new version of Office. It seems that Microsoft has changed the strategy a bit with the new Office suite and now poses a serious competition for Google Apps and Apple iCloud, due to integration in the cloud with SkyDrive. For installation, you need a Windows Live account, so you can join the Office 365 service and install the suite. This … Read more

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Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin: First Impressions

One week after launch, we come with first impressions about Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. Why after a week? Because we wanted to make sure that the new version of Ubuntu deserves our attention. Precise Pangolin doesn’t include any dramatic changes, but offers a number of improvements and refinements to the Unity interface. As an LTS release, the OS will receive support and updates for five years for both versions (desktop, server). Unlike previous LTS releases, which received support for three … Read more

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Google Chrome – Recommended Settings

Next in the series of recommended settings is Google Chrome. We previously wrote about it and we were accused of being subjective and that we favor this browser. All we can say is that we will write about each browser separately. So, let’s start. The Installation: The installation process is relatively simple. But you have to pay attention to two settings. Under the Google Chrome Terms of Service that Google will ask you to read and accept, you will find … Read more

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