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  Date News & Tips Number
Sat 7/9/2016 662
Fri 7/08/2016 661
Thur 7/07/2016 660
Wed 7/06/2016 659
Tue 7/05/2016 658
Mon 7/04/2016 657
Sun 7/03/2016 656

Sat 662  7/9/2016

Foxconn spy shot reveals new iPhone 7 details no one saw coming


How to use Feedback Assistant to report bugs in the betas of macOS Sierra and iOS 10
http://www.macworld.com/article/3092985/ios/how-to-use-feedback-assistant-to-report-bugs-in-apple-betas.html

 

 

Laugh Tech: how one comedy club identified and capitalized on innovation opportunities
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/laugh-tech-one-comedy-club-identified-and-capitalized-on-innovation-opportunities/

 

The 7 Worst Places for Downloading Windows Software
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-worst-places-downloading-windows-software/


Set Plain Text as the Default Format in TextEdit with a Terminal Command
http://lifehacker.com/set-plain-text-as-the-default-format-in-textedit-with-a-1783348461

 

 


How to upgrade to Windows 10 for free (while you still can)
http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-upgrade-to-windows-10-for-free-while-you-still-can/


Amazon spills the secrets of its success: Impossible goals and repeated failure
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/amazon-spills-the-secrets-of-its-success-impossible-goals-and-repeated-failure/

 


Clickjacking: What Is It, and How Can You Avoid It?
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clickjacking-can-avoid/


Why Using Your Phone In Bed Can Cause Temporary Blindness, Even After You Get Up
http://lifehacker.com/why-using-your-phone-in-bed-can-cause-temporary-blindne-1782908761

 

 

How to use Phone Companion to set up Windows 10 apps on your mobile device
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-phone-companion-to-set-up-windows-10-apps-on-your-mobile-device/

 

6 Logless VPNs That Take Your Privacy Seriously
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-logless-vpns-take-privacy-seriously/

 

How to Shoot Great Portraits and Headshots With Just One Light
http://lifehacker.com/how-to-shoot-great-portraits-and-headshots-with-just-on-1783294857

 

 

YouTube is reportedly building a streaming cable service called Unplugged
http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/4/11591882/youtube-unplugged-cable-streaming-service-rumor

 


Office Q&A: How to update UserForm VBA code to accommodate an Excel Table
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/office-q-a-how-to-update-userform-vba-code-to-accommodate-an-excel-table/

 

How to Make a Custom Keyboard Shortcut for Anything With AutoHotkey
http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/how-to-make-custom-keyboard-shortcuts


A Screenshot Tour of MacOS Sierra, Your Mac's Newest Operating System
http://lifehacker.com/a-screenshot-tour-of-macos-sierra-your-macs-newest-ope-1783287199

 


Researchers Discover Tor Nodes Designed to Spy on Hidden Services
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/07/researchers_dis.html

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Fri 661  7/8/2016

 

 

Under Mayer deal, Mozilla could walk away and still get more than $1 billion if it doesn’t like Yahoo’s buyer

 

How to give feedback about Windows 10 Start Search to Microsoft
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/give-feedback-windows-10-start-search-microsoft


How to fix Windows 10 Settings search not displaying results
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-windows-10-settings-search-not-displaying-results

 

 

Reinstall Windows 10 using Refresh Windows Tool from Microsoft
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/reinstall-windows-10-refresh-windows-tool

 

 

Microsoft has found a way to store 200MB of data in synthetic DNA
http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-stored-200mb-data-including-ok-go-video-synthetic-dna

 

 


How to use Cortana as a Dictionary in Windows 10
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/use-cortana-dictionary-windows-10

 

Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says


Windows 10 build 14383 for PC and phone now available for Insiders in the fast ring
http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-build-14383-pc-and-phone-now-available-insiders

 

 

 

The PocketC.H.I.P. Is the Handheld Linux Machine I've Been Looking For
http://lifehacker.com/the-pocketc-h-i-p-is-the-handheld-linux-machine-ive-be-1783247338

 

How to disable Windows Phone notifications in Windows 10 PC
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-windows-phone-notifications-windows-10-pc

 

How to Make Windows 10’s File Explorer Look Like Windows 7’s Windows Explorer
http://www.howtogeek.com/260434/how-to-make-windows-10s-file-explorer-look-like-windows-7s-windows-explorer/


Paint 101 – Hidden Tricks: Stamp/Clone Tool
http://www.worldstart.com/paint-101-hidden-tricks-stampclone-tool/


How to find out if your Mac is infected with Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor
http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-find-out-if-your-mac-is-affected-by-backdoor-mac-eleanor/


Antivirus software maker Avast to buy AVG in $1.3 billion deal
http://www.windowscentral.com/antivirus-software-maker-avast-buy-avg-13-billion-deal

Thur 660  7/7/2016

This Video Explains How Performance Degradation Happens In Your Gaming PC
http://lifehacker.com/this-video-explains-how-performance-degradation-happens-1783189032


Apple is pulling further ahead of Google in this one key area
http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-app-store-revenue-per-user-versus-android-2016-7

 

 

AMD preps new driver update to address RX 480 power draw issue
http://www.windowscentral.com/amd-preps-new-driver-update-address-rx-480-power-draw-issue


How to Optimize Your Movies and TV Shows For Smooth Plex Playback
http://www.howtogeek.com/261048/how-to-optimize-your-movies-and-tv-shows-for-smooth-plex-playback/

 

Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
https://motherboard.vice.com/read/password-sharing-is-a-federal-crime

 


How to customize Action Center in Windows 10
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-customize-action-center-windows-10

 


Facebook lays out blueprint for connecting hard-to-reach rural areas
http://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-lays-out-blueprint-for-connecting-hard-to-reach-rural-areas/


Gmail password compromised? Here are 5 steps to help you secure your account and find the leaks
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/gmail-password-compromised-here-are-5-steps-to-help-you-secure-your-account-and-find-the-leaks/

 

This academic study of people who post selfies confirms everything you suspect
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/beware-of-people-who-always-post-selfies-on-facebook-2015-07-16

 

How to create a reminder in Sticky Notes on Windows 10
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-create-reminder-sticky-notes-windows-10

 

 

Tourists plunge to their deaths in Peru while trying to take photos
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-selfie-is-now-deadlier-than-jaws-2015-09-22

 

 


Hillary Clinton's infamous email server: 6 things you need to know
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/hillary-clintons-infamous-email-server-6-things-you-need-to-know/


How Upgrades to Windows 10 Will Change After the Free Upgrade Offer Ends
http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/how-upgrades-windows-10-will-change-after-free-upgrade-offer-ends

 

 

Apple Killing MacBook Air? Here's Our Advice
http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/death-of-macbook-air

 

 

 

Wed 659  7/6/2016

 

Comcast will let customers get Netflix on its set-top box (which is a very big deal)
http://www.recode.net/2016/7/5/12096380/comcast-to-let-netflix-onto-its-x1-platform-which-is-a-very-big-deal

 

 


Skype now allows for sharing of files, photos and videos of up to 300MB
http://www.windowscentral.com/skype-now-allows-sharing-files-photos-and-videos-300mb

 


Windows 10 Maintenance: What Has Changed & What You Need to Consider
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-maintenance-changed-need-consider/


Microsoft rumored to launch Surface hardware revisions this fall, new devices in 2017
http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-launch-surface-hardware-fall

 

 

 


Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping an eye on the home front
http://www.techconnect.com/article/2998898/security-cameras/best-home-security-camera-we-test-10-new-models-to-find-out.html

 

 

How to use BitLocker Drive Encryption on Windows 10 
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-bitlocker-encryption-windows-10

 

 


How to build a VR-ready PC
http://www.cnet.com/how-to/build-a-vr-pc/


Truecaller aims to be the most important app on your phone
http://www.windowscentral.com/truecaller-most-important-app-phone


How Upgrades to Windows 10 Will Change After the Free Upgrade Offer Ends
http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/how-upgrades-windows-10-will-change-after-free-upgrade-offer-ends

 

 

 

Xbox Play Anywhere to hit Windows 10, Xbox One on Sept. 13
http://www.cnet.com/news/xbox-play-anywhere-to-hit-windows-10-xbox-one-on-sept-13/

 

 

The best affordable 21.5-inch monitors for Windows 10
http://www.windowscentral.com/best-affordable-215-inch-monitors-windows-10

 

 

 

Tue 658  7/5/2016

What is Project Fi, how does it work and why do I want it?
http://www.androidcentral.com/what-project-fi-how-does-it-work-and-why-do-i-want-it

 

4 BROWSERS THAT MIGHT BREAK YOUR CHROME ADDICTION
http://www.wired.com/2016/07/4-browsers-might-break-chrome-addiction/

 

Here are the best backward compatible Xbox 360 titles in the Ultimate Game Sal
http://www.windowscentral.com/here-are-best-backward-compatible-xbox-one-titles-ultimate-game-sale

 

How to run the “Windows 10 compatibility checker” without GWX?
http://www.askwoody.com/2016/how-to-run-the-windows-10-compatibility-checker-without-gwx/

 

 

 


Here are the best Xbox One titles in the Ultimate Game Sale
http://www.windowscentral.com/here-are-best-xbox-one-titles-ultimate-game-sale


How to rid your new PC of pre-installed junk, once and for all
https://www.grahamcluley.com/2016/07/rid-new-pre-installed-junk/

 

 

AirDrop: The ultimate guide
http://www.imore.com/airdrop

 

 

Don't miss this rare savings on the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller
http://www.windowscentral.com/get-xbox-one-elite-wireless-controller-just-120-amazon

 


Everything you need to know about Windows 10

How Do I Contact Google?

 

 

Firmware exploit can defeat new Windows security features on Lenovo ThinkPads (looks like a BIOS update is required)
http://www.techconnect.com/article/3091000/firmware-exploit-can-defeat-new-windows-security-features-on-lenovo-thinkpads.html


Examining the new Movies & TV app in Xbox One Preview
http://www.windowscentral.com/hands-new-film-tv-experience-xbox-one

 

 

 

New Windows 10 devices you can expect to see this year
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/new-windows10-devices-you-can-expect-to-see-this-year

 

Halo 5 to get content browser for Forge editor on Windows 10 and Xbox One
http://www.windowscentral.com/halo-5-get-content-browser-forge-editor-windows-10-and-xbox-one

 

How to make text easier to read using ClearType on Windows 10
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-make-text-easier-read-using-cleartype-windows-10

 

How to remove Lock Overlay Icon on Encrypted Files in Windows 10
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/remove-lock-overlay-icon-encrypted-files

 

 

 

Mon 657 7/4/2016

4th of July Zombies - Americans Don't Know Why We Celebrate Fourth of July! (our great education systemat work)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-Be9f7Ovgg


How to properly remove the Windows.old folder on Windows 10
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-properly-remove-windowsold-folder-windows-10

 

 


UN council: Seriously, nations, stop switching off the damn internet
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/07/01/un_officially_condemns_internet_shutdowns/


How to Check (and Erase) Everything Google Knows About You
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/check-erase-everything-google-knows-180122811.html

 


How to upgrade from a 32-bit to 64-bit version of Windows 10
http://www.windowscentral.com/how-upgrade-32-bit-64-bit-version-windows-10

 

 


How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/03/business/dealbook/bitcoin-china.html

 

Microsoft's Ultimate Game Sale list of titles is live ahead of its July 5 launch
http://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-ultimate-game-sale-list-titles-live-ahead-its-july-5-launch


Florida man claims he invented the iPhone, sues Apple for more than $10 billion, wants company to destroy their ‘knockoffs’ 
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/florida-man-sues-apple-10b-claims-invented-iphone-article-1.2691777


Big cable has a plan to help you dump the cable box you’re renting
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ditch-the-box-comcast-215042691.html?soc_src=mail&soc_trk=ma

Facebook defends position on content standards after Israeli censure
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-facebook-idUSKCN0ZJ0D8

 


The life-changing magic of tidying your tech: The KonTechie Method
http://www.cnet.com/how-to/the-life-changing-magic-of-tidying-your-tech-the-kontechie-method/


Microsoft's Surface office teases new product scheduled for 2016 launch, three more in 2017
http://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-surface-office-teases-new-device-coming-2016-three-more-2017


PSA: Encrypt Your PC, Phone, and Tablet Now. You’ll Regret It Later If You Don’t
http://www.howtogeek.com/260507/psa-encrypt-your-pc-phone-and-tablet-now.-youll-regret-it-later-if-you-dont/

 

Tesla and Google are both driving toward autonomous vehicles. Which company is taking the better route?
http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-hy-tesla-google-20160701-snap-story.html

 

There’s a quick and easy way to improve online security
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/two-factor-authentication-security-000000679.html

 

 

Google’s ‘FASTER’ undersea cable goes online with 60 Tbps of bandwidth
http://www.extremetech.com/internet/231074-googles-faster-undersea-cable-goes-online-with-60-tbps-of-bandwidth


Upcoming Windows 10-based portable game console seeks funds on Kickstarter
http://www.windowscentral.com/upcoming-windows-10-based-portable-game-console-seeks-funds-kickstarter


Here’s the Windows 10 clean install you’ve always needed
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/windows-10-clean-install-ve-always-needed-160059927.html

 

That Digital Music Service You Love Is a Terrible Business
http://fortune.com/2016/07/01/digital-music-business/

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Sun 656  7/3/2016

Look here for what you have missing and need - IllumiBowl Toilet Night Light


Dear Landlord: Don’t Rip Me Off When it Comes To Internet Access
https://backchannel.com/the-new-payola-deals-landlords-cut-with-internet-providers-cf60200aa9e9

 

 

How to Unblock a File from Windows’ “Publisher Could Not Be Verified” Warning (I don't recommend this, as you could allow malware to install)
http://www.howtogeek.com/256303/how-to-unblock-a-file-from-windows-publisher-could-not-be-verified-warning/

 


How to upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro using the Update & Security tool
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-upgrade-windows-10-home-to-windows-10-pro-using-the-update-security-tool/

 

 

 

Here's what Apple's future Lightning headphones will be able to do that normal headphones can't
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/heres-apples-future-lightning-headphones-120000966.html

 

 

 

How to Change Your Default Web Browser and Email Client on a Mac
http://www.howtogeek.com/255932/how-to-change-your-default-web-browser-and-email-client-on-a-mac/

 

 

Windows 10 with VPN software installed cannot detect wireless network
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-vpn-cannot-detect-wireless-network


Spotify just turned up the volume on its latest fight with Apple
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/spotify-apple-app-fight-163600384.html

 


How to Enable Hidden Options in Windows’ Disk Cleanup Tool
http://www.howtogeek.com/256594/how-to-enable-hidden-options-in-windows-disk-cleanup-tool/

 


How to check for Windows Store App updates manually in Windows 10
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/check-for-windows-store-app-updates

 

A Raspberry Pi 3 competitor will boast an SSD storage slot


Are you on the list? Google Fiber is going to these cities next
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/google-fiber-digging-neighborhood-soon-233702294.html

 

Keep this in case you need it! Free download unlocks impossible-to-crack ransomware

Paint 101 – Crop, Resize and Rotate Images
http://www.worldstart.com/paint-101-crop-resize-and-rotate-images/


Top 10 Places to Download or Stream Movies For Free, Legally
http://lifehacker.com/top-10-places-to-download-or-stream-movies-for-free-le-1782772455


How to use decades-old software on today’s PCs
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/technology/article87208302.html


Turn off Microsoft Consumer Experiences feature in Windows 10
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-off-microsoft-consumer-experiences-windows-10

US opens investigation into Tesla after fatal crash
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-36680043


Tips and myths about extending your smartphone's battery life
http://www.komando.com/tips/356656/top-myth-about-extending-your-smartphones-battery-life/all

 

Spain Runs Out of Workers With Almost 5 Million Unemployed

 

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