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Sat 871  3/25/2017

Should you buy an OLED, LED or QLED TV?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/saltzman/2017/03/25/should-you-buy-oled-led-qled-tv/99540752/#

 

Apple's Latest Acquisition Spells a Lot of Interesting Possibilities for iPhones and iPads

 The company's acquisition of Workflow could allow iOS users to perform many complex tasks with a tap or two, including perhaps ones requiring multiple Apple devices.

https://www.thestreet.com/story/14059397/1/apple-s-latest-acquisition-spells-a-lot-of-interesting-possibilities-for-iphones-and-ipads.html?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

 

Tempted by the dark side? Here's what you need to know about the Dark Web

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/everything-know-dark-131534642.html

 

Google Increases Chrome Protection For Mac Users, Gmail Ups Attachment Size Limit and more

http://www.worldstart.com/in-the-news-03102017/print

 

Comcast's latest all-you-can-watch event includes Netflix

You can go on a streaming marathon for a week in early April.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/20/comcast-watchathon-includes-netflix/

 

PowerPlanSwitcher lets you quickly change Power Plans in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-power-plans-powerplanswitcher

 

T-Mobile Will Now Flag Scam Calls

T-Mobile's caller ID system will suggest when subscribers shouldn't pick up the phone.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352592/t-mobile-will-now-flag-scam-calls?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews=utm_medium=title

 

Victims' real details helping hackers trick victims into installing banking malware

Malicious spam campaign embeds German users’ real-life addresses and personal details into poisoned emails.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/victims-real-details-helping-hackers-trick-victims-installing-banking-malware/

 

How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

http://www.macworld.com/video/75317/how-to-create-a-mobile-hotpsot-with-your-iphone-or-ipad

 

Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

A group of hackers claims to have access to over 220 million iCloud accounts

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3184066/security/hackers-threaten-to-wipe-millions-of-apple-devices-demand-ransom.html

 

How to make sure your phone works on a prepaid alternative carrier

Here's how to make sure your unlocked or pre-owned phone will work with an alternative carrier.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-make-sure-your-phone-works-prepaid-alternative-carrier

 

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/google-releases-chrome-os-57-142003696.html

 

Android Battery Issues

http://www.worldstart.com/android-battery-issues/

 

eBay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day shipping

The auction site also revamped its home page with personalized recommendations.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/20/ebay-takes-on-amazon-with-guaranteed-3-day-shipping/

 

How to add Notes to Google Docs from Google Keep

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-notes-google-docs-keep

 

What Is HDR (High Dynamic Range) for TVs?

Move over 4K. HDR is the latest television feature that could vastly improve what you watch. Here's what you need to know.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2490643,00.asp

 

Smut surfers infected with Ramnit trojan as malvertising campaign deploys pop-under ads

Canadian and British porn lovers find themselves in the crosshairs.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/smut-surfers-infected-ramnit-trojan-malvertising-campaign-deploys-pop-ads/

 

Our favorite Mac cleanup tips

In the spirit of spring cleaning, here are our favorite tips for keeping our Macs tidy and organized.

http://www.macworld.com/article/2030221/macs/our-favorite-mac-cleanup-tips.html

 

The top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The reusable unmanned space plane is shrouded in mystery but will soon break its own longevity record

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3184026/science/the-top-secret-x-37b-space-plane-is-about-to-break-another-record.html

 

Microsoft ending support for Translator on older Windows platforms

http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-drops-support-translator-older-windows-platforms

 

David Pogue tested 47 pill-reminder apps to find the best

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/david-pogue-tested-47-pill-reminder-apps-to-find-the-best-154017023.html

 

Protect Your Laptop

http://www.worldstart.com/protect-your-laptop-2/print

 

Neverware's Chrome OS for old computers now includes Office 365

It's one more way for Microsoft to get Office into schools.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/20/neverware-chrome-os-office-365/

 

How to change the Default Version of OneNote on your Windows 10 computer

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-the-default-version-of-onenote

 

The Best Free Software of 2017

Your phone is full of apps, but don't neglect the desktop. These programs can make your life better.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2487049,00.asp

 

How to unlock your iPhone to use with a different carrier

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-unlock-your-iphone-to-use-with-a-different-carrier/?i10c.referrer=

 

How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

It only takes a minute or two to set up.

http://www.macworld.com/article/3184650/ios/how-to-set-up-two-factor-authentication-for-your-apple-id-and-icloud-account.html

 

5 ways to speed up Chrome: Tips for power users and newbies

By turning a few dials you can make the browsing experience even zippier.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3175684/windows/5-ways-to-speed-up-chrome-tips-for-power-users-and-newbies.html

 

Why Kodi isn't illegal: Cutting through the media's misreporting

http://www.windowscentral.com/kodi-isnt-illegal

 

You’re not as secure online as you might think

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/internet-security-215507003.html

 

Netiqutte: When Not To RIP

http://www.worldstart.com/netiqutte-when-not-to-rip/

 

AMD claims LG and Vizio are violating its graphics patents

The ITC has agreed to investigate the devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/19/amd-itc-complaint-vs-lg-and-vizio/

 

How to fix File Download Errors on Google Chrome browser

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/file-download-errors-chrome-browser

 

11 Uses for Your Old Smartphone

http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow/story/351781/8-uses-for-your-old-smartphone

 

What Is the Internet of Things?

The purpose of the Internet of Things is to track and manage data from devices and equipment -- but the IoT moniker stands for far more than just gadgets.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/03/18/what-is-the-internet-of-things.aspx

 

Chrome for MacOS will block rogue ad injections and settings changes

The Google Safe Browsing service has been expanded to detect more threats on macOS

http://www.macworld.com/article/3176513/security/chrome-for-macos-to-block-rogue-ad-injections-and-settings-changes.html

 

Mingis on Tech: A dive into Windows 10 Creators Update and the future of OSes

With the next version of Windows almost here, it's time to look at what may be in store for operating systems in the future

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3183497/microsoft-windows/mingis-on-tech-a-dive-into-windows-10-creators-edition-and-the-future-of-oses.html

 

Do Gunnar PC glasses really protect your eyesight? Here's a four-year eyes-on review

http://www.windowscentral.com/after-wearing-gunnar-pc-glasses-few-years-have-they-worked

 

Digital rights report hits Apple for its secrecy

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/digital-rights-report-211326296.html

 

Three privacy tools that block your Internet provider from tracking you

The government may soon allow your ISP to sell your browsing data. Here's how to fight back.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3184767/security/three-privacy-tools-that-block-your-internet-provider-from-tracking-you.html

 

Author of Citadel malware, used to steal $500 million from bank accounts, pleads guilty

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/author-of-citadel-malware-used-to-steal-500-million-from-bank-accounts-pleads-guilty/#new_tab

 

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Comments by -- Joe Nowak

Internet Privacy Rules

Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:44 pm (PDT)

With all the hoopla about health care, Internet privacy rights have taken a back burner. We need to be aware of what is happening on this front as well.

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info

http://abcn.ws/2nS2SDF

 

Siri 108 Prank is Not very Funny

Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:36 am (PDT

This prank is not really very funny at all. As a matter of fact it can be hazardous to someone else's health or life.

'Siri 108' Prank Potentially Dangerous: Cops

http://bit.ly/2mBitar

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Fri 870  3/24/2017

Samsung's Foldable Phone Tipped for This Year

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/samsung-foldable-smartphone,news-24678.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170318-tg

 

Report says smart people do dumb things online

People from the religious and legal fields were considered lazy for not following security standards.

http://www.csoonline.com/article/3182879/security/report-says-smart-people-do-dumb-things-online.html

 

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update runs surprisingly well on older devices

The Creators Update is a "minor" release for Windows 10 Mobile, but we've noticed a lot of under-the-hood improvements, especially on older devices.

http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-mobile-creators-update-runs-great-older-devices?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

Apple is downplaying the iCloud blackmail story — even though Apple users should take it seriously (AAPL)

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/apple-downplaying-icloud-blackmail-story-115727347.html

 

9 Quick Ways to Manage Links With Chrome Extensions

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/9-quick-ways-manage-links-chrome-extensions/

 

Word Custom Labels: Change Font & Color

http://www.worldstart.com/word-custom-labels-change-font-color/print

 

Micro Center has cut the price of the Ryzen 1700X to $370

The 1700X can bring lots of joy for an even cheaper price at Micro Center today.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3183437/components-processors/micro-center-has-cut-the-price-of-the-ryzen-1700x-to-370.htm

 

ARM's latest CPUs are ready for an AI-powered future

'DynamIQ' technology is the next step beyond 'big.Little' multicore CPUs.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/21/arm-DynamIQ-cortex-a9-ai-machine-learning/

 

Man Indicted for Using GIF as 'Deadly Weapon'

A cyberstalking case against a Maryland man is notable both for how the jury considered a seizure-inducing GIF and how the FBI caught the perpetrator.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352556/man-indicted-for-using-gif-as-deadly-weapon

 

What Is a “Microsoft Account”?

A Microsoft account is almost any account you have with Microsoft, and there's a high likelihood you already have one.

https://askleo.com/what-is-a-microsoft-account/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JwkK0Y3M83dfbL

 

How to watch DVDs and Blu-rays for free in Windows 10

Microsoft wants to charge you $15 to spin your old movies, and doesn't even support Blu-ray. Fortunately, there are freebie alternatives.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-watch-dvds-for-free-in-windows-10/

 

Do you really need PC antivirus software in 2017?

http://www.windowscentral.com/do-you-need-pc-antivirus-2017?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

Trends with Benefits: Samsung’s Bixby is next level AI, Apple looks to merge iPhone and Macbook

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/trends-benefits-samsung-bixby-next-190728566.html

 

6 Things That Ubuntu Does Better Than Windows

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-things-ubuntu-better-windows/

 

Apple: Update Your iPhone 6 Now!

http://www.worldstart.com/apple-update-your-iphone-6-now/print

 

Windows 10 Creators Update could take months to roll out, data suggests

Microsoft has said previously that its Anniversary Update and similar, major releases proceed in a phased rollout.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3183979/windows/windows-10-creators-update-could-take-months-to-roll-out-data-suggests.html

 

Walmart is opening its own tech incubator in Silicon Valley

The retail giant wants to get a foothold in emerging technologies.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/20/walmart-store-no-8-tech-incubator-in-silicon-valley/

 

Samsung Galaxy Folder Is a Flip Phone You'd Actually Want

Android-powered flip phones don't have to be cheap, or curiosities. So why can't we get this one?

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352550/samsung-galaxy-folder-is-a-flip-phone-youd-actually-want

 

How Long Should I Keep My Backups?

Having a regular backup in place is critical - but then what? I'll look at how long you might want to keep those backups, why, and how long I keep my backups.

https://askleo.com/how-long-should-i-keep-my-backups/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JwkK0Y3M83dfbL

 

How to install the MacOS apps Apple doesn't want you to

Apple recently hid the option to install some types of software. Here's how to bring it back.

https://www.cnet.com/au/how-to/how-to-install-unidentified-app-on-a-macbook/

 

Everything we know about the next Xbox, 'Project Scorpio'

http://www.windowscentral.com/project-scorpio?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

Surface Pro 5 Rumors Suggest AMD CPU Linked To ‘Alien: Covenant’

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/surface-pro-5-rumors-suggest-163407600.html

 

Save Money by Making Your Own Raspberry Pi Starter Kit

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/save-money-making-raspberry-pi-starter-kit/

 

Insert Clip Art In Word

http://www.worldstart.com/insert-clip-art-in-word/print

 

How to Use Windows 10 in Tablet Mode

Windows 10 can work in tablet mode or desktop mode, no matter what type of device you have. What's the difference and how do you change from one to another?

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352305/how-to-use-windows-10-in-tablet-mode

 

The anatomy of a powerful desktop with an ARM chip

Enthusiasts gather together to build a powerful ARM desktop PC

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3184226/computers/the-anatomy-of-a-powerful-desktop-with-an-arm-chip.html

 

Pottery Barn's AR app will preview your future furniture

The retailer is just the latest home-goods store to get in on augmented reality.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/20/pottery-barn-ar-app/

 

What Is the System File Checker, and How Do I Run It?

The System File Checker is a little-known, simple-to-run command-line program. It validates that Window's operating files are undamaged.

https://askleo.com/what_is_the_system_file_checker_and_how_do_i_run_it/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JRWu7.eoq3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20161018&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

FedEx will pay you $5 to use Adobe Flash on your browser

No, seriously. It's gotten so bad that FedEx feels it has to pay you to use Flash, a technology derided as being outdated and unsafe.

https://www.cnet.com/news/fedex-will-pay-you-5-to-use-adobe-flash-on-your-browser/#ftag=YHF65cbda0?yptr=yahoo

 

How to make sure data you store in the cloud stays secure

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-ensure-your-data-cloud-secure?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

Google retires SMS support in Hangouts, axes experimental Gmail features

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/google-retires-sms-support-hangouts-205312714.html

 

13 Tech Purchases You’ll Probably Regret

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/13-tech-purchases-youll-probably-regret/

 

How to Fix: Can't Delete 'C:\System Recovery' Folder

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10054/how-fix-cant-delete-csystem-recovery-folder

 

Does RoboLinux Come With Instructions?

http://www.worldstart.com/does-robolinux-come-with-instructions/print

 

Researchers develop a drone that swoops and lands like a bird

One day they may be able to help with fires or deliver packages.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/20/drone-lands-like-bird/

 

How to Retrieve Folders, Files With Windows 10 Quick Access

Windows 10 offers a feature in File Explorer through which you can snag your most frequently used folders and recently used files. Let's check out how it works.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352304/how-to-retrieve-folders-files-with-windows-10-quick-access

 

Recover Your Microsoft Account Later by Setting Up a Recovery Code NOW

A recovery code created in advance can help you avoid losing access to your Microsoft account. I'll show you how to create a recovery code.

https://askleo.com/recover-your-microsoft-account-later-by-setting-up-a-recovery-code-now/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JmhTLJcB03dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20161025&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

No network? No problem for Google Docs on Firefox

If you're ever stuck without a network connection, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides will work even without Chrome, Google confirms.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-docs-firefox-edge-browser-web-app-offline/#ftag=YHF65cbda0?yptr=yahoo

 

Treat yourself to one of these $15 laptop stands and thank us later

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a laptop stand that everyone should buy right now!

http://www.windowscentral.com/treat-yourself-one-these-15-laptop-stands-and-thank-us-later

 

Organize anything.

Airtable makes it easy to organize  stuff,  people,  ideas and anything else you can imagine with your team.

https://airtable.com/

 

Snapdragon 835 Benchmarks Tease Galaxy S8's Sheer Power

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/snapdragon-835-benchmark-results,news-24709.html

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Thur 869  3/23/2017

AMD announces, details its new Ryzen 5 mainstream CPU family

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245956-amd-announces-new-ryzen-5-mainstream-cpu-family

 

Everyday essential tricks for your Android

http://www.komando.com/tips/389474/everyday-essentials-for-your-android?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-03-01-article-title

 

Senate votes to undo privacy rules that protect user data

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/senate-votes-undo-privacy-rules-171918536.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Vibesmood Let’s You Play Music Based On Your Mood

http://www.worldstart.com/vibesmood-lets-you-play-music-based-on-your-mood/

 

How to Manage Taskbar Space

The Windows taskbar is a very flexible piece of screen real estate. There are many things about it you can change to adjust taskbar space.

https://askleo.com/how-to-manage-taskbar-space/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JmhTLJcB03dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20161025&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Why the DVR just won't die

Scheduling and managing recordings seems archaic in the age of Netflix, but it's still reality for traditional TV channels.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3183570/streaming-services/why-the-dvr-just-wont-die.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-03-23&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-03-23&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

Magnet for Mac Is the Window Management Tool I've Desperately Needed

https://lifehacker.com/magnet-for-mac-is-the-window-management-tool-ive-desper-1793489282

 

Backblaze Dispels SSD Recycling and Disposal Myths

Drilling holes in your old SSD or using a very strong magnet is not advised. There's a much simpler solution.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352412/backblaze-dispels-ssd-recycling-and-disposal-myths

 

What Is “Windows Shell Experience Host” and Why Is Running On My PC?

https://www.howtogeek.com/272930/what-is-windows-shell-experience-host-and-why-is-running-on-my-pc/

 

Transform Your Windows 10 Start Menu With Deep Linking

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/transform-windows-10-start-menu-deep-linking/

 

How to Record Your Mac’s Webcam Video

https://www.maketecheasier.com/record-mac-webcam-video/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=23032017

 

Good luck buying an iPhone 8 on launch day this year

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/good-luck-buying-iphone-8-launch-day-195404866.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_07

 

No FB Messages For Me

http://www.worldstart.com/no-fb-messages-for-me/

 

Extending Your Network With A Wireless Access Point

Adding a wireless access point to extend your network's range can be confusing. Many routers come with wireless capability, but you only need one router.

https://askleo.com/extending-network-wireless-access-point/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JmhTLJcB03dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20161025&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Cable continues to crumble: HBO, Cinemax coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue service

The PlayStation consoles are turning into excellent devices for cord-cutters.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3120740/home-tech/cable-continues-to-crumble-hbo-cinemax-coming-to-sonys-playstation-vue-service.html?token=%23tk.TCH_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2016-09-22&idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202016-09-22&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html#tk.TH_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2016-09-22

 

Your Dropbox Public Folder Isn't Public Anymore

https://lifehacker.com/your-dropbox-public-folder-isnt-public-anymore-1793341675

 

The Best Wireless Routers of 2017

Keep all your gadgets cruising along on your wireless network with a top-notch Wi-Fi router. Here's what you need to know to find the right router, along with our highest-rated recent reviews.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2398080,00.asp

 

How to Toggle Between Two Directories in Linux’s Command Line

https://www.howtogeek.com/272308/how-to-toggle-between-two-directories-in-linuxs-command-line/

 

VR Headset Prices Are Going to Crash Soon and Here’s Why

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/virtual-reality-price-crash/

 

Common Windows Registry Errors and How to Fix Them

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-windows-registry-errors/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=23032017

 

Windows 10 keylogger: How to stop Microsoft from tracking everything you type

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/windows-10-keylogger-stop-microsoft-172607174.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Sweet Android OS Names

http://www.worldstart.com/sweet-android-os-names/

 

Are Automatic Updates a Good Thing?

Unless you're willing to pay a lot of attention on a very regular basis, automatic updates are an important part of keeping your machine safe.

https://askleo.com/are_automatic_updates_a_good_thing/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JeMH2b9dG3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20161101&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

12 little-known tips and tricks for Apple Music

http://www.techhive.com/article/2943207/streaming-services/make-the-most-of-apple-music-with-these-10-little-known-tricks.html?token=%23tk.TCH_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2016-09-22&idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202016-09-22&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html#tk.TH_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2016-09-22

 

Lens Vs. Lens Helps You Pick the Right Camera Lens by Comparing Photos Taken

https://lifehacker.com/lens-vs-lens-helps-you-pick-the-right-camera-lens-by-c-1793309200

 

Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up

Everyone is concerned about online safety. Whether you use Google and Twitter or TeamViewer and Dreamhost, keep your services secure with two-factor authentication.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2456400,00.asp

 

Everything You Need to Know About Printing From Your Android Phone or Tablet

https://www.howtogeek.com/165778/everything-you-need-to-know-about-printing-from-your-android-phone-or-tablet/

 

10 New iOS 10 Settings You Should Change

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-ios-10-settings-change/

 

How to Improve Internet Speed for Streaming

https://www.maketecheasier.com/improve-internet-speed-for-streaming/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=23032017

 

iPhone 8 Biggest Feature Suddenly Makes Sense

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iphone-8-biggest-feature-suddenly-012000281.html

 

Word 2016: Add Graphics To Custom Labels

http://www.worldstart.com/word-2016-add-graphics-to-custom-labels/print

 

When I Visit a Web Site, Can the Server Identify Me?

Minimally, web servers get your IP address when you visit. Whether or not that or other information can actually be used to identify you, specifically, depends on a lot of things.

https://askleo.com/when-i-visit-a-web-site-can-the-server-identify-me/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JeMH2b9dG3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20161101&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

How LG uses fuzzy math to label some of its LCD TVs as 4K

By replacing every fourth red, green, or blue subpixel with a white one, LG boosts the brightness of its 6100-, 6500-, and 6800-series models. The trick works, but it sacrifices resolution.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3104880/smart-tv/how-lg-uses-fuzzy-math-to-label-some-of-its-lcd-tvs-as-4k.html?token=%23tk.TCH_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2016-09-22&idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202016-09-22&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html#tk.TH_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2016-09-22

 

Explained: When to Encrypt your Hard Drive, and When not to

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10063/explained-when-encrypt-your-hard-drive-and-when-not

 

How to Use Windows 10 in Tablet Mode

Windows 10 can work in tablet mode or desktop mode, no matter what type of device you have. What's the difference and how do you change from one to another?

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352305/how-to-use-windows-10-in-tablet-mode

 

Public Transit Doesn’t Have to Be Confusing: Just Use These Apps

https://www.howtogeek.com/272730/public-transit-doesnt-have-to-be-confusing-just-use-these-apps/

 

Protect Your Data From Ransomware With These 5 Steps

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/protect-data-ransomware-5-steps/

 

What You Need to Know About Apple’s Early 2017 Releases

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-apples-early-2017-releases/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=23032017

 

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/recovery-mode-fix-android-phone-152257018.html

 

The physical computing capabilities of the Raspberry Pi

https://opensource.com/article/17/3/physical-computing-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=70160000001290lAAA

 

How to Hide or Show Ribbon in Windows 10 File Explorer

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/42982-hide-show-file-explorer-ribbon-windows-10-a.html

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Atari Coin Connection Available Online

Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:21 pm (PDT

ATTENTION: ATARI FANS. The Atari Coin Connection, the world’s first official gaming-company newsletter, is now available for viewing online.

The world’s first official gaming-company newsletter, now preserved online

http://bit.ly/2my6qdJ

 

Protecting Your Identity This Tax Season

Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:27 pm (PDT

If you haven't submitted your taxes yet you may want to check out this article first.

Tips to Protect Your Identity This Tax Season

http://bit.ly/2ndrxPO

 

Hackers, Autofill, and other Password Fillers

Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:34 pm (PDT)

Hackers have figured a way to access Autofill and a number of Password protection programs.

http://bit.ly/2obq4sj

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Wed 868  3/22/2017

Man arrested for strobe-light tweet that caused reporter's seizure

https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-arrested-strobe-light-tweet-caused-reporters-seizure-174013563.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

How to Enable AHCI in Windows 8 and Windows 10 after Installation

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22631-enable-ahci-windows-8-windows-10-after-installation.html

 

Create New Custom Labels In Word 2016

http://www.worldstart.com/create-new-custom-labels-in-word-2016/print

 

One setting to protect your privacy on your Android smartphone or tablet

http://www.komando.com/tips/391981/one-setting-to-protect-your-privacy-on-your-android-smartphone-or-tablet?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-03-22-article-title

 

[Fix] “Local Area Connection, Ethernet or Wi-Fi doesn’t have a Valid IP Configuration” Error Message in Windows

http://www.askvg.com/fix-local-area-connection-ethernet-or-wi-fi-doesnt-have-a-valid-ip-configuration-error-message-in-windows/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

DVDFab: An Easy-to-Use DVD Ripper and So Much More!

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dvdfab-a-dvd-ripper/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=21032017

 

Advertisers Ditch Google Over Extremist YouTube Videos

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10060/advertisers-ditch-google-over-extremist-youtube-videos

 

How to Securely Dispose of an SSD

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-securely-dispose-of-an-ssd-1793336156

 

The Galaxy Tab S3 is good, but not $600 good

You're paying a premium for the S Pen and an HDR display.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/22/samsung-galaxy-tab-s3-review/

 

18 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching

http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow/story/326289/18-netflix-tips-to-boost-your-binge-watching

 

How to avoid falling for email scams

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/how-to-avoid-falling-for-email-scams-174835308.html

 

How to Dual Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or Windows 8

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2108-dual-boot-windows-10-windows-7-windows-8-a.html

 

Can I Download To An iPad?

http://www.worldstart.com/can-i-download-to-an-ipad/

 

How to unlock Android's secret menu

http://www.komando.com/tips/391733/how-to-unlock-androids-secret-menu?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-03-22-article-title

 

[Windows 10 Tip] Use “Network Reset” Feature to Fix Common Internet Connection Issues

http://www.askvg.com/windows-10-tip-use-network-reset-feature-to-fix-common-internet-connection-issues/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

The Best Linux Alternatives for macOS Apps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/the-best-linux-alternatives-for-macos-apps/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=21032017

 

Man Jailed Over a Year for Not Disclosing Password

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10061/man-jailed-over-year-not-disclosing-password

 

You Can Get a Red iPhone Now

https://gizmodo.com/you-can-get-a-red-iphone-now-1793476152

 

Facebook Live makes the overdue jump to desktop

Twitch and YouTube Gaming better look out.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/22/facebook-live-makes-the-overdue-jump-to-desktop/

 

ARM Announces Chip Overhaul for AI Future

Artificial intelligence will make the electronic devices of tomorrow smarter, but not if their processors—made by companies like ARM—aren't up to the task.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352504/arm-announces-chip-overhaul-for-ai-future

 

US Army to deploy powerful 60kW solid-state laser weapon that can destroy targets a mile away

https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-army-deploy-powerful-60kw-120421962.html

 

How to Change the Size of Scrollbars in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/79875-change-size-scrollbars-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft Word: Make Labels

http://www.worldstart.com/microsoft-word-make-labels/print

 

9 best photo apps for Android

http://www.komando.com/tips/393563/10-best-photo-apps-for-android?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-03-22-article-title

 

How to Enable / Disable “Background Tabs Throttling” Feature in Google Chrome and Opera Web Browsers

http://www.askvg.com/how-to-enable-disable-background-tabs-throttling-feature-in-google-chrome-and-opera-web-browsers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

Some Ugly Truths About Zero-Day Exploits

https://www.maketecheasier.com/some-ugly-truths-about-zero-day-exploits/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=21032017

 

Email Scammer Takes $100 Million

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10062/email-scammer-takes-100-million

 

Netflix debuts on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone's happy about it

It's possible because DRM is being baked directly into web browsers

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3183742/data-center-cloud/netflix-debuts-on-firefox-for-linux-but-not-everyones-happy-about-it.html

 

Nest security cameras can be knocked out via Bluetooth

Burglars could have an easier time breaking in.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/22/nest-security-camera-bluetooth-vulnerability/

 

Barf Alert: Tackling My Motion Sickness With Reliefband

Reliefband is a wristband that reduces nausea, and my newly pregnant self put it to the test during a recent flight from Missouri to Texas. Here's how it fared.

http://www.pcmag.com/article/352447/barf-alert-tackling-my-motion-sickness-with-reliefband

 

Seven things you shouldn't ask Siri on Apple iPhone and iPad

https://www.yahoo.com/news/seven-things-shouldnt-ask-siri-152934539.html

 

How to Turn On or Off AutoPlay in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7119-turn-off-autoplay-windows-10-a.html

 

Fake Facebook Posts: What’s The Harm?

http://www.worldstart.com/fake-facebook-posts-whats-the-harm/print

 

Android power tips you'll wish you'd known all along

http://www.komando.com/tips/391079/android-power-tips-youll-wish-youd-known-all-along?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-03-01-a-e

 

A Single Spear Phishing Click Caused the Yahoo Data Breach & more

https://blog.knowbe4.com/cyberheistnews-vol-7-12-a-single-spear-phishing-click-caused-the-yahoo-data-breach

 

How to Create a Wifi Hotspot in Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-wifi-hotspot-in-ubuntu/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=22032017

 

Inside the Russian hack of Yahoo: How they did it

A single click was all it took to launch one of the biggest data breaches ever

http://www.csoonline.com/article/3180762/data-breach/inside-the-russian-hack-of-yahoo-how-they-did-it.html

 

One more thing: Why Apple could still launch a new iPad Pro at Apple Park in April

Could Apple be saving more surprises for Apple Park’s grand opening next month?

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3183469/ios/one-more-thing-why-apple-could-still-launch-a-new-ipad-pro-at-apple-park-in-april.html

 

DoubleAgent attack can use anti-virus apps to hijack your PC

The zero-day attack exploits Microsoft's Application Verifier tool.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/21/doubleagent-attack-anti-virus-hijack-your-pc/

 

Ryzen 7 Chips Are Locking Up PCs, AMD Knows Why (Updated)

All Ryzen desktop processors are suffering from the same problem, and owners are being asked to wait for BIOS updates to solve the issue.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352538/ryzen-7-chips-are-locking-up-pcs-amd-knows-why

 

Some of Android O’s most important new features may have just leaked

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/android-o-most-important-features-may-just-leaked-175722582.html

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The fifth Amendment and Cyber Privacy

Tue Mar 1, 2017 10:02 pm (PDT)

The implications of this judgment transcend this individual court case. While the crime is admittedly serious, the validity of the fifth amendment and the rights it protects is what is really on trial here.

Arguments can be made for each side of this issue. The final judgment will determine how human rights and human cyber rights are dealt with for years to come.

Man jailed indefinitely for refusing to decrypt hard drives loses appeal

http://bit.ly/2nllVFc

 

Latest edition of CyberHeist News

Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:14 pm (PDT)

CyberheistNews Vol 7 #12 A Single Spear Phishing Click Caused the Yahoo Data Breach

http://bit.ly/2nQtuS3

 

Killer USB Stick

Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:51 pm (PDT

Real simple rule: If you find a USB stick and don't know what it does or where it came from, DON'T PLUG IT INTO ANY USB PORT--EVER!!!

When plugged in, this weaponized USB stick can destroy laptops, kiosks, ATMs, cars, and more.

http://zd.net/2nQA239

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Tue 867 3/21/2017

Meet the 13 Million Nerds That Apple's Counting On

The iPhone maker rekindles its relationship with software developers as it seeks to boost sales in the App Store.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-21/meet-the-13-million-nerds-that-apple-s-counting-on

 

Apple: JP Morgan Digs Deep on Next iPhone’s ’3-D Scanning’

http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2017/03/20/apple-jp-morgan-digs-deep-on-next-iphones-3-d-scanning/?mod=yahoobarrons&ru=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Apple launches red iPhone, cheaper iPad

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-launches-red-iphone-cheaper-140243745.html

 

Microsoft: Systems seem safe from WikiLeaks alleged CIA hacks

PCs running the latest version of Windows 10 should be safe from the alleged security vulnerabilities disclosed in a purported dump of CIA hacking tools.

https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-systems-seem-safe-from-wikileaks-alleged-cia-hacks/

 

Frightening new way thieves can steal your PIN and passcode in seconds

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393181/scientists-reveal-how-thieves-can-steal-your-pin-in-seconds

 

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Security Fixes

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/03/adobe-microsoft-push-critical-security-fixes-10/

 

Sony will soon stop PS3 production and shipments in Japan

Say goodbye to the 10-year-old console.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/sony-stop-ps3-production-japan/

 

We’ve Brought These Stupid ‘Internet of Things’ Hacks Upon Ourselves

https://lifehacker.com/we-ve-brought-these-stupid-internet-of-things-hacks-u-1793313692

 

Microsoft ready to block updates for Windows 7 on latest PCs

But it's unclear whether it has triggered the no-update rule decreed in 2016

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3181714/windows-pcs/microsoft-ready-to-block-updates-for-windows-7-on-latest-pcs.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Password Protected Sharing in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/49827-turn-off-password-protected-sharing-windows-10-a.html

 

Google is making it easier to plan your night in or out

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-search-update-134232625.html

 

Yahoo's massive hack blamed on Russian spies

Justice Department indicts four men, including two who worked for the KGB's successor, for allegedly pulling off the second-largest online breach in history.

https://www.cnet.com/news/yahoo-russian-spies-hack-cyber-security-department-of-justice-charged-breach/

 

5 iconic tech products that are making a huge comeback

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/392926/5-iconic-tech-products-that-are-making-a-huge-comeback

 

If Your iPhone is Stolen, These Guys May Try to iPhish You

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/03/if-your-iphone-is-stolen-these-guys-may-try-to-iphish-you/

 

Google's new algorithm shrinks JPEG files by 35 percent

The Guetzli encoder could literally cut down the size of the web.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/googles-new-algorithm-shrinks-jpeg-files-by-35-percent/

 

The Latest Version of Chrome Will Prevent Tabs From Killing Your Battery Life

https://gizmodo.com/the-latest-version-of-chrome-will-prevent-tabs-from-kil-1793292163

 

Best Buy is selling the base model of the Lenovo Yoga 710 for $430

If you need a basic laptop that looks good and works for everyday tasks, this Yoga 710 is worth a look.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3182204/laptop-computers/best-buy-is-selling-the-base-model-of-the-lenovo-yoga-710-for-430.html

 

How to Enable AHCI in Windows 8 and Windows 10 after Installation

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22631-enable-ahci-windows-8-windows-10-after-installation.html

 

iPhone 8 Biggest Feature Suddenly Makes Sense

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iphone-8-biggest-feature-suddenly-012000281.html

 

Twitter hack fills high-profile accounts with Nazi references

Hackers litter Twitter with a message referring to diplomatic scuffles between Turkey and two European countries.

https://www.cnet.com/news/twitter-hack-fills-high-profile-accounts-with-nazi-references/

 

Data breach hits world's largest payment system manufacturer

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393060/verifone-point-of-sale-systems-breached-at-gas-stations

 

Metered Connections in Windows 10 Creators Update Will Not Block All Windows Update Downloads (Updated)

http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/metered-connections-windows-10-creators-update-will-not-block-all-windows-update-download

 

The US Navy wants gamers to stop the rise of the machines

Naval researchers will use a 'MMOWG’ to go up against an AI general.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/16/the-us-navy-wants-gamers-to-stop-the-rise-of-the-machines/

 

7 Router Features You Should Be Using for Better Wi-Fi

Sure, they bring Internet to your devices, but today's routers do so much more. Take advantage of these advanced capabilities to get the best Wi-Fi coverage.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2405996,00.asp

 

How Bumble is becoming the connection queen of the App Store

What began as a dating app is now a place for women to make friends and meet possible business connections. Founder Whitney Wolfe outlined the app's next steps at SXSW.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3181873/sxsw/how-bumble-is-becoming-the-connection-queen-of-the-app-store.html

 

Windows 10: Hyper-V - Create and Use VHD of Windows 10 with Disk2VHD  

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2206-hyper-v-create-use-vhd-windows-10-disk2vhd.html

 

Man dies after electrocuting himself by charging his iPhone in the bath

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/man-dies-electrocuting-himself-charging-iphone-bath-153715620.html

 

McDonald's makes fast food faster with mobile ordering

The "golden arches" is testing a new mobile ordering and payment service in California and Washington.

https://www.cnet.com/news/mcdonalds-makes-fast-food-faster-with-mobile-ordering/

 

Google Drive adds new features you'll love

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393053/google-drive-adds-new-features-for-businesses-and-consumers-alike

 

Microsoft Lets Windows 10 Users Know the Creators Update is Coming Soon.

http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/microsoft-lets-windows-10-users-know-creators-update-coming-soon

 

AMD claims its Ryzen 5 is better value than Intel's Core i5

For the same price it offers "tremendously more" power, it says.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/16/amd-claims-its-ryzen-5-is-better-value-than-intels-core-i5/

 

Russian Hacker Charged in 'Citadel' Malware Attacks

US Department of Justice said Mark Vartanyan is accused of computer fraud involving Citadel malware responsible for $500 million in losses.

http://www.darkreading.com/russian-hacker-charged-in-citadel-malware-attacks/d/d-id/1328404?

 

Microsoft endorses convoluted technique for installing Windows 7 from scratch

Users will have a tough row to hoe if they follow the advice posted on TechNet

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3177323/microsoft-windows/microsoft-endorses-convoluted-technique-for-installing-win7-from-scratch.html

 

Windows 10: Create Recovery Drive in Windows 10 

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4200-create-recovery-drive-windows-10-a.html

 

Surprise! HTC’s mysterious product launch is a sapphire-covered HTC U Ultra

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/spring-coming-htc-just-teasing-181051037.html

 

Adobe, Microsoft team up to share sales and marketing data

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/21/adobe-microsoft-team-up-to-share-sales-and-marketing-data.html

 

Have Apple's AirPods Met Their Match? Reviewing The Veho ZB-1 Wireless Headphones

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2017/03/19/veho-zb1-wireless-sports-headphones-review/?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=yahootix&partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#3daebde754b0

 

Samsung's new AI assistant will take on Siri and Alexa

http://money.cnn.com/2017/03/21/technology/samsung-bixby-ai-s8-note-7-apple-google/index.html

 

5 Great Chrome Extensions You Should Install ( I will add "https everywhere" )

http://www.techspot.com/article/1356-five-great-chrome-extensions/ 

 

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Mon 866 3/20/2017

How to Access Your Wi-Fi Router's Settings

Here's how to change a home Wi-Fi network's name, password, or other elements.

http://www.pcmag.com/article/346184/how-to-access-your-wi-fi-routers-settings

 

Windows 10's next big update, Redstone 3, hits the radar

A new Windows 10 version, likely called 1710 or 1711, build 15141, has been posted on BuildFeed

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3173348/microsoft-windows/windows-10s-next-big-update-redstone-3-hits-the-radar.html

 

Microsoft forcing Windows 7 and 8.1 users to install Windows 10

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-forcing-windows-7-8-124409597.html

 

FCC chairman promises broadband for all

Republican FCC head Ajit Pai says he'll cut regulatory red tape to get broadband deployed faster.

https://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-chairman-ajit-pai-promises-broadband-for-all/

 

Windows 10's Creators Update tweaks a workaround for mandatory updates

Microsoft now reserves the right to force critical patches to Windows 10 PCs over metered connections.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3181991/windows/windows-10s-creators-update-may-nerf-a-workaround-to-mandatory-updates.html

 

Beware This Clever "Fake Attachment" Gmail Phishing Scam

https://lifehacker.com/beware-this-clever-fake-attachment-gmail-phishing-sca-1793264478

 

Microsoft Edge used to escape VMware Workstation at Pwn2Own 2017

Safari, macOS, Ubuntu, and of course Flash were all compromised in hacking contest.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-edge-used-to-escape-vmware-workstation-at-pwn2own-2017/

 

Infrared light could someday deliver super-fast WiFi

A student’s PhD dissertation proposes a high-speed system with no interference.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/infrared-super-fast-wifi/

 

Microsoft Fixes Critical Windows SMB Bug After Delay

Microsoft's security patch release comes with nine ritical vulnerability fixes and nine bulletins.

http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/microsoft-fixes-critical-windows-smb-bug-after-delay/d/d-id/1328403?

 

How to Move Users Folder to another Location in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1964-move-users-folder-location-windows-10-a.html

 

Secret Air Force data leaked due to unsecured backup

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393585/secret-air-force-data-leaked-due-to-unsecured-backup

 

Apple’s own website hints new products might launch tomorrow morning

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/apple-own-website-hints-products-might-launch-tomorrow-205229742.html

 

WhatsApp, Telegram flaws left accounts vulnerable to hackers

The problems -- now patched -- meant hackers could have sent malicious photos or videos with the power to take over your account.

https://www.cnet.com/news/whatsapp-telegram-flaws-left-accounts-vulnerable-to-hackers/

 

UPDATE: The best graphics cards for PC gaming

Nvidia or AMD? High-end or low-end? No matter what you're looking for, our choices for the best video cards have you covered.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3106426/components-graphics/the-best-graphics-cards-for-pc-gaming.html

 

18 Ways to Make Your Online Accounts More Secure

https://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/18-ways-to-make-your-online-accounts-more-secure-1793250264

 

How to Use Windows 10's Narrator to Read Your Screen Aloud

Offering you a way to hear your text and screen elements read aloud, Narrator has been a fixture of Windows for years. How can you customize and use it in Windows 10?

http://www.pcmag.com/news/352390/how-to-use-windows-10s-narrator-to-read-your-screen-aloud

 

The best powerline networking kit

The TP-Link TL-PA9020P is the best option for most people.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/the-best-powerline-networking-kit/

 

Debunking 5 Myths About DNS

From the boardroom to IT and the end user, the Domain Name System is often misunderstood, which can leave organizations vulnerable to attacks.

http://www.darkreading.com/debunking-5-myths-about-dns-/a/d-id/1328385?

 

How to Create and Restore a System Image Backup with Macrium Reflect (this is the software I use, been very reliable. Always check Verify backup)

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61026-macrium-reflect-backup-restore.html

 

Why Facebook's fight against data surveillance still falls short

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393522/facebook-updates-its-policy-to-stop-developers-from-using-data-for-surveillance

 

How to get rid of Internet Explorer for good

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/remove-internet-explorer-least-disable-131548262.html

 

Vivaldi wants to make your web browsing history useful

The next version of the browser sports a calendar-like tool to help you rediscover that viral video you saw a few weeks ago.

https://www.cnet.com/news/vivaldi-wants-to-make-your-web-browsing-history-useful/

 

Monster AMD Ryzen 16-Core CPU Could Be On The Way: $1000 Cheaper And Faster Than Intel (one thing to be award of is how much power the CPU chip consumes.  The Intel chips reduce the power when at idle.  Prior AMD chips have not.)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2017/03/19/monster-amd-ryzen-16-core-cpu-could-be-on-the-way-1000-cheaper-and-faster-than-intel/?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=yahootix&partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#482c02f93d62

 

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years

https://lifehacker.com/what-i-ve-learned-from-tinkering-with-the-raspberry-pi-1793236686

 

How Google's open source .jpeg encoder can help your website load faster

Google recently announced Guetzli, an algorithm for image encoding that promises up to 35% smaller .jpeg files. This could help businesses enable a better experience for end users.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-googles-open-source-jpeg-encoder-can-help-your-website-load-faster/

 

EU orders Facebook and Google to prevent consumer scams

They must find fraud-fighting solutions soon or face "enforcement action."

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/eu-orders-facebook-and-google-to-prevent-consumer-scams/

 

Four Men Charged With Hacking 500M Yahoo Accounts

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/03/four-men-charged-with-hacking-500m-yahoo-accounts/

 

Windows 10: Reinstall and Re-register Apps in Windows 8 and 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3175-reinstall-re-register-apps-windows-8-10-a.html

 

Is your phone on the list of malware-infected Android phones?

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393411/preinstalled-malware-found-on-36-android-smartphones

 

Meet the Remarkable Robot That Communicates Like No Other

Lorek the robot not only understands your commands and gestures, but it asks for clarification if it's confused.

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/meet-remarkable-robot-communicates-no-100000089.html

 

Pinterest's Lens tool rolls out to all US users

Now when you must have your neighbor's dining room table, you can snap a picture and (hopefully) learn all about it on Pinterest.

https://www.cnet.com/news/pinterests-lens-tool-rolls-out-to-all-us-users/

 

Researchers Hacked A MacBook Pro And Hijacked Its Touch Bar

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2017/03/19/researchers-hacked-a-macbook-and-hijacked-its-touch-bar/amp/

 

Windows 10 (Redstone 2) Build Tracker for PCsMar 17, 2017

http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/windows-10-redstone-2-build-tracker-pcs#slide-0-field_images-77191

 

Microsoft's new tool helps you easily migrate your stuff from Mac to Surface

For those ditching macOS for Windows 10

http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/20/14984518/microsoft-surface-apple-mac-to-windows-migration-tool?yptr=yahoo

 

WSJ: Nintendo is selling way more Switches than it expected

It's doubling production to 16 million units for 2017.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/wsj-nintendo-is-selling-way-more-switches-than-it-expected/

 

Don't fall for this fake attachment scam in Gmail

http://www.businessinsider.com/dont-fall-for-this-fake-attachment-scam-in-gmail-2017-3

 

Apple is spending big to build augmented reality glasses and iPhone features, report says

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/20/apple-augmented-reality-products-include-glasses-iphone-features.html

 

Finally! A better way to watch YouTube videos

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393388/finally-a-better-way-to-watch-youtube-videos

 

New details revealed about Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone

Priced between $850-$950, the official unveiling will be on March 29.

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/details-revealed-samsungs-galaxy-s8-095607411.html

 

Russian pleads guilty to charge related to Citadel malware

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/russian-pleads-guilty-charge-related-citadel-malware-46260564

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Researchers Hacked A MacBook Pro And Hijacked Its Touch Bar

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2017/03/19/researchers-hacked-a-macbook-and-hijacked-its-touch-bar/#578acbd22e24

 

How to protect your wireless router from malware

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2880189/watch-out-for-malware-on-your-router.html

 

WikiLeaks and the CIA's hacking secrets, explained

A WikiLeaks data dump claims to detail ways in which the CIA could hack your devices, including phones, computers and TVs.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/wikileaks-cia-hack-phone-tv-router-vault-7-year-zero-weeping-angel/

 

Windows security fixes you can't afford to skip

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393598/windows-security-fixes-you-cant-afford-to-skip

 

FCC: Your cybersecurity isn't our problem

Our privacy was on life support. The FCC is pulling the plug.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/fcc-your-cybersecurity-isnt-our-problem/

 

Feature or flaw? How to hijack a Windows account in less than a minute

By the researcher's own admission, he's not sure if it's a newly-discovered security flaw — or a feature.

http://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/feature-or-flaw-how-to-hijack-a-windows-domain-in-one-minute/

 

How to Repair Hard Disks with fsck on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/repair-mac-hard-disk-with-fsck/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=18032017

 

Save big with these 12 limited-time Apple MacBook Air and iPad Pro Deals

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/save-big-12-limited-time-222718999.html

 

Signal Private Messenger

http://www.worldstart.com/signal-private-messenger/print

 

How to Enable or Disable Including Driver Updates in Windows Update in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48277-enable-disable-driver-updates-windows-update-windows-10-a.html

 

Should You Throw Away All of Your Tech Product Boxes?

https://www.howtogeek.com/298075/should-you-throw-away-all-of-your-tech-product-boxes/

 

3 ways to print from your iPad

AirPrint is the easiest way to print from an iPad, but there are other options.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ways-to-print-from-your-ipad/

 

Strangest Amazon Alexa hack yet!

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393656/clever-guy-turns-alexa-into-a-talking-skull

 

Chrome quietly received a big 3D graphics boost

The browser now supports WebGL 2.0's advanced visuals.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/18/chrome-webgl-2/

 

Shut up already! How to turn off unwanted web page sound

Sick of advertisements blaring when you visit a new web page? Here's how to stop annoying audio.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/shut-up-already-how-to-turn-off-unwanted-web-page-sound/

 

How to Build Your Own Media Center with OpenELEC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/build-media-center-with-openelec/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=18032017

 

How to get rid of Internet Explorer for good

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/remove-internet-explorer-least-disable-131548262.html

 

Cutting-Edge Technology in Home Security

http://www.worldstart.com/cutting-edge-technology-in-home-security/

 

How to Change DNS Server Address on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/77444-change-dns-server-address-windows-10-pc.html

 

How to Upgrade Firefox from 32-bit to 64-bit in Windows Without Reinstalling

https://www.howtogeek.com/298291/how-to-upgrade-firefox-from-32-bit-to-64-bit-in-windows-without-reinstalling/

 

How to use an external drive with a Chromebook

Not all of your files are stored in the cloud. Learn how to move files between your Chromebook and an external hard drive, thumbdrive or SD card.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-use-an-external-drive-with-a-chromebook/

 

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are getting fooled by this phishing scam

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393678/old-google-login-phishing-scam-is-still-fooling-people

 

AccuWeather now lets you look at the forecast in virtual reality

When walking outside just isn't good enough.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/18/accuweather-now-lets-you-look-at-the-forecast-in-virtual-reality/

 

Microsoft's first-ever desktop PC blows away the Mac

http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-surface-studio-review-2017-3/

 

5 of the Best Recipe Managers for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-recipe-managers-for-android/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17032017

 

Sign Of Fifth-Generation Apple TV And tvOS 11 Shows Up In Developer Logs

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/sign-fifth-generation-apple-tv-131458467.html

 

Clearing Up Gmail Confusion: Cc

http://www.worldstart.com/clearing-up-gmail-confusion-cc/print

 

Meet SwapBots, an augmented-reality toy that pairs with the iPad

These cute robot toys are unique on their own, but they pack a secret.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3182427/consumer-electronics/meet-swapbots-an-augmented-reality-toy-that-pairs-with-the-ipad.html

 

In a big crop of Windows fixes, Patch Tuesday includes a few surprises

Microsoft showers users with patches for Office and Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 after a skipped month

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3181280/microsoft-windows/in-a-big-crop-of-windows-fixes-patch-tuesday-includes-a-few-surprises.html

 

AMD Ryzen 5 processors unlock high performance for under $250

Bargain-hunting PC enthusiasts in need of a new desktop CPU will soon have four more options from Intel's main competition.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amd-ryzen-5-processors-unlock-high-performance-for-less-than-250/

 

One cloud account setting you need to change now before you get hacked

http://www.komando.com/happening-now/393809/one-icloud-setting-you-need-to-change-now-before-you-get-hacked

 

FBI apprehends troll for seizure-inducing Twitter attack

'It sends a message that there is no free shot against journalists.'

https://www.engadget.com/2017/03/17/fbi-apprehends-troll-for-seizure-inducing-twitter-attack/

 

Windows 10 Creators Update may force updates over metered connections

A workaround to stop automatic updates in Windows 10 Home may no longer work after Creators Update

http://www.techspot.com/news/68566-windows-10-creators-update-may-force-updates-over.html

 

Fun Things to Do with the Macbook Pro Touch Bar

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fun-things-with-macbook-pro-touchbar/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17032017

 

Forget the AirPods: What's Next from Apple Is Better

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/forget-airpods-whats-next-apple-172001624.html

 

How Can I Send A YouTube Song?

http://www.worldstart.com/how-can-i-send-a-youtube-song/print

 

Microsoft says it's blocking Windows 7, 8 patches on latest AMD, Intel chips

Microsoft hasn't altered its earlier position, but it all seems a little harsh.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3181814/windows/microsoft-says-its-blocking-windows-7-8-patches-on-latest-amd-intel-chips.html

 

Microsoft pulls botched WPD driver

After pushing a bad driver onto PCs through Automatic Update, Microsoft posts the complex series of steps necessary to remove it

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3179419/microsoft-windows/microsoft-pulls-botched-wpd-driver.html

 

New tech 'promising' for longer battery life, Eric Schmidt says

Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, tweets about innovations from researchers, including the man who helped invent lithium-ion batteries.

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-technology-for-longer-battery-life-is-promising-googles-former-ceo-says/

 

Is Making Everything ‘Smart’ a Good Idea?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/is-making-everything-smart-a-good-idea/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17032017

 

Two fake news writers reveal how they ply their trade

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fake-news-183628929.html

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