Windows Windows 10

KB4058258: Windows 10 Build 16299.214

Microsoft just released another update, KB4058258 is available via the official Update Catalog or via Windows Update. The changelog is as always big and can be found here.



Mozilla: Guiding principles for Shield Studies

Mozilla explains the latest disaster, the Mr. ROBOT story and there showing some more details, their latest documentation reveals a bit more what’s going on in such opt-in studies. Looking Glass was released as a system add-on to Firefox which meant that users saw the add-on appear in the browser’s add-on manager without them initiating the installation – to avoid the next shitstorm there now stronger rules.


Windows 10

Another clickbait Article and disinformation regarding to Microsoft’s Telemtry tool

Is it true that even if you set Telemetry level in the Enterprise to 0 still doesn’t disable everything – Yes, 0 actually seems to not mean zero here, it includes Security related telemetry but is that a reason to be worried about?


Browser extensions

Don’t FingerPrint Me (DFPM) is an anti-fingerprinting extension for Chrome

Browser fingerprinting has gotten a lot of press over the last few years. The EFF and others have released tools demonstrating it is possible but it is frustrating how few tools there are to actually identify companies using these techniques. The most well-known test program is panopticlick, which quickly test your Browser against known fingerprinting techniques.


Android Browser extensions

New anti-tracking Extension & App from DuckDuckGo

Do you need just another anti-tracking app, that’s the question, while most addons and Browser script adding nothing much to the well known extensions we will take a closer look at the newly released DuckDuckGo solution – If you’re not aware of it, DuckDuckGo is known as a big private alternative search engine alternative to Google and Yahoo.

The official App integrates HTTPS-EVerywhere, adblocker filter lists and some other toys. Picture:

LibreOffice 6.0.0

The new LibreOffice 6.0.0 is announced today, the release note can be found here or as short overview here.



Firefox Replacement for Session Manager

Because of Mozilla recent changes all extensions got a re-write, webextension are the new future and the old and really good extension called ‘Session Manager’ doesn’t work anymore in later Mozilla releases like Quantum but which alternatives do we have? Sadly not much.



AMD Q4 2017 and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

AMD’s Computing and Graphics revenue of $958 million came out above the FactSet consensus estimate of $878.7 million, while the company’s Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom business segment of $522 million came in below the consensus estimate of $529.9 million, according to StreetAccount.


AMD Report Q4 2017
AMD stock is up nearly 26 percent since the beginning of the year. Financial reports looking really good and are over the expections.


The company said in a filing that it received a one-time tax credit of $18 million as a result of recently passed U.S. tax reform. Some other companies have had to pay one-time charges because of the tax changes. AMD expects a 10 percent tax rate on pre-tax income for all of 2018.


ScreenToGif Review

Is this the best portable solution to capture and edit gifs? Who knows there is only one way to figure it out.