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Wallpaper of the Week: Winter at Vestrahorn Mountain, Iceland

This weeks wallpaper is an image of Vestrahorn Mountain in Iceland, viewed across partially frozen water. Viewed from shore, the cracked ice close to shore and open water clearly reflects the mountain dusted in snow. Fog obscures part of mountain shoreline. The earth tones of the mountain reflected in the blue tones of water and blue sky above merge to create a harmonious whole. Icons show up quite well against this background.

photo Vestrahorn Mountain, Iceland

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Easily Blur, Pixelate or Black Out Parts of an Image

Road sign with letters redacted

Blur, Pixelate or Black Out part of an image in a few clicks with this online tool.

This site lets you redact parts of an image by adding a blurred, pixelated or black box to any area of an image.
There's no need to open up an image editor to redact parts of an image you don't want to be visible, this web tool makes it quick and painless.

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Malwarebytes Launches Browser Guard for Chrome and Firefox

Malwarebytes Browser Guard screenshot

Malwarebytes has released their browser protection add-on for Firefox and Chrome. It has a few features other similar extensions don't have. Malwarebytes states using their add-on can increase your speed by blocking activity that normally takes up bandwidth and increases load times.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Autumn Leaves

This weeks wallpaper isn't the usual autumn leaf background. This weeks image is an autumn vine with layers of leaves ranging from dusky blue to yellows and oranges. This is a great composition, the colors balance nicely and while it's not a bright or busy background, there's enough texture and color to make it interesting.

leaves changing color on a vining plant

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How To Print Web Pages In Your Browser, Ad Free

Inkjet printer

How to print web pages without ads in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera and Safari.

Most web pages have a "Print" option somewhere on the page, but if you run into one that doesn't have a print function, doesn't print properly or one that includes ads, here are some ways to print a web page from your browser minus the advertising. The bonus is that less paper and ink are used in printing pages.

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Extract Text from Images, Videos and PDF's with This Browser Add-On

Copyfish browser add-on

Copyfish is a free optical character recognition (OCR) extension for Firefox and Chrome web browsers. It extracts text from images, videos and PDF files.

This add-on for Chrome and Firefox lets you extract text from almost anything in a browser tab. It can extract text from videos, PDF files, and images including photos, screenshots, memes, error messages, etc.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Foggy Forest Sunrise

This weeks wallpaper is an image of a hillside full of evergreens with fog flowing and billowing around the trees. The fog is white at the bottom and shades toward muted early sunrise colors of purple tinged gray and mauve at the top. Some areas of evergreen trees are in sharp definition and contrast  with the mistier, less defined dark green trees. Icons show well on this background overall, with a bit less visibility in the lighter areas.

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