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Sat 5/27/2017 927
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Mon 5/22/2017 922
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Sat 927  5/27/2017

Exclusive: The world’s first look at Apple’s final iPhone 8 design in real life

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/exclusive-world-first-look-apple-final-iphone-8-140219834.html

 

Open Course Library

http://www.worldstart.com/open-course-library/print

 

Beware of Bogus, Malware-Ridden DocuSign Emails

Emails spoofed to look like they're coming from DocuSign are attempting to trick recipients into opening attached Word documents that contains malware.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353695/beware-of-bogus-malware-ridden-docusign-emails?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

4 Student Inventions That Are Helping Their Communities

http://makezine.com/2017/05/10/student-group-inventions-round-up/?utm_source=MakeNewsletter+20170516&utm_medium=email&utm_content=headline&utm_campaign=newsletter

 

Apple is bringing iTunes to the Windows Store

This is good news for any iTunes holdouts who plan on using Windows 10 S.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/itunes-in-windows-store/

 

Say Goodbye to Paper Contracts: Eversign Makes eSignatures Great

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/say-goodbye-to-paper-contracts-eversign-makes-esignatures-great/

 

[Fix] “Show Most Used Apps” Option Grayed Out in Windows 10 Start Settings

http://www.askvg.com/fix-show-most-used-apps-option-grayed-out-in-windows-10-start-settings/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

How to Revert to Previous Builds in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/revert-previous-builds-windows10/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=10052017

 

How to open Universal Touch-optimized File Explorer in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/universal-touch-optimized-file-explorer-windows-10

 

Windows Story Remix will help you make awesome custom videos with 3D effects and more

http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-story-remix-will-help-you-make-awesome-custom-videos-pro-3d-effects-and-more

 

Apple Will Debut MacBook Lineup Next Month At WWDC

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/apple-debut-macbook-lineup-next-225624390.html

 

The Ugly Truth About Passwords

http://www.worldstart.com/the-ugly-truth-about-passwords/

 

After WannaCry, Should You Worry About Ransomware?

Modern encrypting ransomware mostly targets businesses, because of their deep pockets. How worried should you be about protecting your own computers?

http://www.pcmag.com/commentary/353702/after-wannacry-should-you-worry-about-ransomware?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft: x86 Apps Will Run On ARM Chips At Near-Native Performance

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/windows-arm-x86-native-performance,34402.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170516-th

 

Microsoft unveils Windows Mixed Reality Controllers

They’ll be bundled with Acer’s headset for $399 this holiday season.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/microsoft-unveils-windows-mixed-reality-controllers/

 

10 Useful Google Keep Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-keep-extensions-chrome-firefox/

 

[Fix] Start Menu and Taskbar Icons Not Working in Windows 10

http://www.askvg.com/fix-start-menu-and-taskbar-icons-not-working-in-windows-10/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

How FalseGuide Infected 2 Million Android Devices

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-falseguide-infected-2-million-android-devices/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=10052017

 

MailChecker for Windows lets you Batch validate email addresses

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/mailchecker-batch-validate-email-addresses

 

Lenovo Yoga 720 13" review: The Yoga 7-series gets an overhaul

http://www.windowscentral.com/lenovo-yoga-720-13

 

Delta Wants To Replace Human Check-In Agents With Facial Recognition Kiosks (automation/robotics taking low skilled jobs, fast food restaurants are partial targets) 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/delta-wants-replace-human-check-210030899.html

 

A Complete Guide To Apple Notes: Part 5

http://www.worldstart.com/a-complete-guide-to-apple-notes-part-5/

 

Does the FCC Actually Care About Net Neutrality?

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn wants you to comment starting this Thursday to preserve the Open Internet Order and register public support for net neutrality and a free, open internet.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353701/does-the-fcc-actually-care-about-net-neutrality?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

HP Says Keylogger Was Just Non-Disabled Debugging Tool, Updates Driver

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/hp-keylogger-debugging-tool-driver-update,34418.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170516-th

 

The Rumored Microsoft Surface Phone Will Be Much More Than Just A Smartphone

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marcochiappetta/2017/05/15/the-rumored-microsoft-surface-phone-will-be-much-more-than-just-a-smartphone/#76c47c6b47e5

 

Chromecast vs. Miracast: The Differences and Which One You Should Choose

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/miracast-chromecast/

 

What Is Mixed Reality, and Can It Take Augmented Reality Mainstream?

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/249328-mixed-reality-can-take-augmented-reality-mainstream?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How to Download Your Facebook Chat History for Safekeeping

https://www.maketecheasier.com/download-facebook-chat-history/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=10052017

 

Window Detective lets you spy on your applications windows

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/window-detective

 

Microsoft's new 'Clipboard' is cloud-enabled copy and paste for Windows 10

Microsoft today announced that with the Fall Creators Update, the company will introducing a new, highly requested and sought-after feature called "Clipboard," a cloud-based copy-and-paste function being built directly into Windows 10.

http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-unveils-clipboard-cloud-based-copypaste-function-coming-windows-10

 

Why Chrome will never be on the Windows Store or Windows 10 S

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/why-chrome-never-windows-store-windows-10-215315200.html

 

Can I Open These Old Programs?

http://www.worldstart.com/can-i-open-these-old-programs/print

 

SAP Debuts Blockchain, IoT, Machine Learning Tech at Sapphire Now

SAP lays out its vision for accelerated enterprise innovation, pairing emerging tech services with business process management through SAP Cloud Platform and SAP Leonardo.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353661/sap-debuts-blockchain-iot-machine-learning-tech-at-sapphir?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

In Rare Move, Microsoft Offers Critical Security Patch For Windows XP, 8, Other OSes

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/microsoft-critical-security-patch-windows-xp-8,34409.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170516-th

 

Google Has A Fix For One Of Android's Biggest Problems

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2017/05/16/google-fix-slow-android-updates/#3297b49c210d

 

Four Free Caller Identification Apps That Will Annoy Your Telemarketers

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/four-free-caller-identification-apps-that-will-annoy-your-telemarketers-android/

 

Setting up my new notebook with seven types of Linux - and Windows 10

I try out another low-priced ASUS notebook that makes an excellent Linux platform.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/setting-up-my-new-notebook-with-seven-types-of-linux-and-windows-10/

 

How to delete cookies, clear your cache, and wipe your history in Internet Explorer

Help protect your privacy with these simple tips!

https://www.grahamcluley.com/delete-cookies-clear-cache-wipe-history-internet-explorer/

 

Virtual Desktop Tips and Tricks for Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/virtual-desktop-tips-tricks-windows-10

 

Microsoft 'Timeline' for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update lets you rewind open apps and documents

Microsoft is introducing a new feature called "Timeline" that will be built into the Fall Creators Update and will allow you to go back to open programs, documents and more.

http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-announces-timeline-windows-10-fall-creators-update

 

Microsoft Patches Major Vulnerability In Windows Defender

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-patches-major-vulnerability-windows-200603981.html

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Fri 926  5/26/2017

Apple invented a special container to keep the pizza at its new campus from getting soggy 

(now Apple has been known for its innovation, but I don't think this is what investors or devotees had in mind)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-invented-special-container-keep-134142523.html

 

The next 5 years in A.I. will be frenetic, says Intel A.I. chief

Companies are jostling to claim a spot in A.I. before the industry steadies

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3196029/artificial-intelligence/the-next-5-years-in-ai-will-be-frenetic-says-intel-ai-chief.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=cw_nlt_computerworld_enterprise_apps_2017-05-16&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Computerworld%20Enterprise%20Apps%202017-05-16&utm_term=computerworld_enterprise_apps

 

How to Convert Your Favorite Websites into Lite Apps on Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/convert-websites-to-apps-android/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12052017

 

The entire MacBook line is getting updated this month, report claims

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/entire-macbook-line-getting-updated-month-report-claims-190401363.html

 

Create multiple partitions on a USB drive in Windows 10 using MakeWinPEMedia

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-multiple-partitions-usb-drive-windows-10

 

Microsoft Reveals a Stunning New Direction for Windows

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/115841/microsoft-reveals-stunning-new-direction-windows-premium?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8l4rQ6DZYB7Z13rp716s7ka21DWkpemapT5tfBNG6j0Wo1z1IVG_cMYOzrh73gP-tF2qChr42vwPI3TiJKEAaTCsDP7w&_hsmi=51876905

 

How to get, use night mode on Chrome OS

Google wants to help you sleep better at night after using one of its Chrome OS devices.(coming in near future)

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-use-night-mode-night-light-on-chrome-os/

 

Nvidia Built a Video Game to Test Robots

The Isaac plaftorm is a video game-like environment that allows engineers to model robot tasks without fear of causing real-world damage.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353598/nvidia-built-a-video-game-to-test-robots?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews&utm_medium=title

 

Ransomware Payout Doesn't Pay Off

About 40% of small- and midsized businesses hit with ransomware paid their attackers, but less than half got their information back.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/ransomware-payout-doesnt-pay-off-/d/d-id/1328762?

 

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 on ARM in action

http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-shows-windows-10-arm-action

 

How to Password Protect OneNote Notebooks and Sections

https://www.howtogeek.com/277876/how-to-password-protect-onenote-notebooks-and-sections/

 

How to Easily and Quickly Rip DVDs with VLC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/rip-dvds-vlc/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12052017

 

Windows XP is still the third most popular operating system in the world

https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/1ee3f6d5-0084-3430-a6da-5027df5e5182/ss_windows-xp-is-still-the-third.html

 

How to change Microsoft Account to Local Account in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-microsoft-account-to-local-account-windows-10

 

Apple is Bringing iTunes to the Windows Store!

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/115846/apple-bringing-itunes-windows-store?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_56KngHv_cB7_KB3dZ4fLgReNOHwxGE7YaPUlej_KL1QA7mK75oWFuD3zG_6KIGo-MnDtmAxPxQP8iNXIBCNjAzZJp2w&_hsmi=51876905

 

AMD’s new top-end Radeon Vega graphics cards are taking aim at competing GPUs

https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/16/amds-new-top-end-radeon-vega-graphics-cards-are-taking-aim-at-competing-gpus/

 

Microsoft Opens Build With Focus on Cloud, AI, and Azure

On day one of its annual developers conference, Microsoft tipped new developer tools and announced that Windows 10 has topped 500 million monthly active users.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353585/microsoft-opens-build-with-focus-on-cloud-ai-and-azure?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews&utm_medium=title

 

Verizon DBIR Shows Attack Patterns Vary Widely By Industry

It's not always the newest or the most sophisticated threat you need to worry about, Verizon's breach and security incident data for 2016 shows.

http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/verizon-dbir-shows-attack-patterns-vary-widely-by-industry/d/d-id/1328757?

 

Why Windows Mixed Reality and 'Project Scorpio' Xbox should be a killer combo

http://www.windowscentral.com/start-getting-excited-about-windows-mixed-reality-and-project-scorpio

 

How to Add Gadgets Back to Windows 8 and 10 (and Why You Probably Shouldn’t)

https://www.howtogeek.com/277161/how-to-add-gadgets-back-to-windows-8-and-10-and-why-you-probably-shouldnt/

 

Is Social Media Responsible for All the Bad That Is Happening in the World?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/social-media-responsible-for-the-bad-happening/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12052017

 

Apple users are also vulnerable to WannaCry-type attacks, says cybersecurity expert

https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/197609ce-5a37-3e03-a88c-08e410f6ee66/apple-users-are-also.html

 

Remote Code Execution attacks and Prevention steps

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/remote-code-execution-attacks-rec

 

Microsoft Details Windows 10 on ARM

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/115877/microsoft-details-windows-10-arm?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9sQ-6S49TU6RKmmJuuoTTac_e0exaefapXS7Vivcu59flBKa-op5N-Is4TmyZQXObWUcaIjoLLvakYqWXHgiEWQ3iljg&_hsmi=51876905

 

How WannaCry Went From A Windows Bug To An International Incident

https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2017/05/16/wannacry-ransomware-ms17-010/#52a527fc2609

 

Keylogger Discovered in HP Audio Driver

Rather than being malicious, this looks like negligence by developers. What's more concerning is it's been on HP systems since 2015.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353606/keylogger-discovered-in-hp-audio-driver?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft Graph bridges the gap between Windows and your phone

Think of it as a timeline of everything you've done on your PC, with wireless copy and paste thrown in.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/microsoft-graph-cortana-timeline-clipboard/

 

Windows Story Remix will help you make awesome custom videos with 3D effects and more

http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-story-remix-will-help-you-make-awesome-custom-videos-pro-3d-effects-and-more?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

What Is ASLR, and How Does It Keep Your Computer Secure?

https://www.howtogeek.com/278056/what-is-aslr-and-how-does-it-keep-your-computer-secure/

 

How to Use Android Guest Mode to Share Your Device Without Compromising Privacy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-android-guest-mode/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11052017

 

Microsoft’s Windows 10 update looks fantastic, but will anyone care?

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-windows-10-looks-fantastic-232604088.html

 

How to show Virtual Touchpad in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/show-touchpad-button-in-windows-10

 

Microsoft slams spy agencies for 'stockpiling' vulnerabilities

The tech giant's chief counsel calls the WannaCry attack a "wake-up call" for greater communication on vulnerabilities.

https://www.cnet.com/uk/news/microsoft-slams-spy-agencies-for-stockpiling-vulnerabilities/

 

Facebook to Penalize Low Quality Sites

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10097/facebook-penalize-low-quality-sites

 

Microsoft Talks Bringing Apps to Universal Windows Platform, Store

Turning legacy Windows programs into modern UWP Windows Store apps brings a slew of benefits.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353603/microsoft-talks-bringing-apps-to-universal-windows-platform?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews&utm_medium=title

 

Ticketmaster shows you the view from any seat in the house

Virtual Venue technology is rolling out to the company's desktop and mobile sites.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/ticketmaster-shows-view-any-seat/

 

iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

http://www.windowscentral.com/itunes-coming-windows-store

 

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

https://www.howtogeek.com/138281/the-htg-guide-to-getting-started-with-raspberry-pi/

 

The Best Software Options for Making a Bootable Backup for Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-bootable-backup-mac/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11052017

 

Excel 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel 2016? Get to know the key new features.

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3193992/desktop-apps/excel-2016-cheat-sheet.html?nsdr=true&cid=cw_nlt_computerworld_enterprise_apps_2017-05-16

 

Ransomware: How to protect yourself

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/15/ransomware-how-to-protect-yourself.html

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Comments by -- Joe Nowak

Time to Edit Your Facebook Provile

Tue May 23, 2017 7:54 pm (PDT

Is your Facebook profile providing too much information for the bad guys out there? What can you do to protect yourself and still participate on social media?

Are You Revealing Too Much Personal Information on Facebook?

http://bit.ly/2rRBxiI

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Thur 925  5/25/2017

Xiaomi Air 12 laptop review: Like a MacBook, but a third of the price

About $500 buys you a 12-inch MacBook-like laptop—with full-size USB and HDMI ports.

(China build the Brand Name mid and high end units, but is starting to challenge them with lower prices challengers)

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/05/xiaomi-air-12-review/

 

Simple things you can do to protect against ransomware attacks

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/simple-things-protect-against-ransomware-attacks-121604392--abc-news-topstories.html

 

Microsoft blurs the line between OneDrive and local files

OneDrive Files On-Demand makes your shared files accessible from anywhere.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/microsoft-blurs-the-line-between-onedrive-and-local-files/

 

How to disable and remove the Xbox Game bar in Windows 10 Creators Update

How do I get rid of the Game bar in Windows 10?

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-and-remove-game-bar-windows-10-creators-update

 

Researcher Accidentally Thwarts 'WannaCry' Ransomware

A UK-based researcher known as MalwareTech managed to stop the spread of WannaCry, but businesses need to make sure their Windows systems are patched ASAP.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353663/researcher-accidentally-thwarts-wannacry-ransomware?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Is Microsoft to blame for the largest ransomware attacks in internet history?

When software outruns hardware

https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/15/15641198/microsoft-ransomware-wannacry-security-patch-upgrade-wannacrypt

 

PC stuck on Getting Windows ready, Don’t turn off your computer screen

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/getting-windows-ready

 

Facebook Spam Botnet Promises 'Likes' for Access Tokens

Facebook users can fuel a social spam botnet by providing verified apps' access tokens in exchange for "likes" and comments.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/facebook-spam-botnet-promises-likes-for-access-tokens/d/d-id/1328756?

 

What (and WHY) is Windows 10 S?

http://askbobrankin.com/what_and_why_is_windows_10_s.html

 

#1 Tech Tip: Don’t Be Afraid

http://www.worldstart.com/1-tech-tip-dont-be-afraid/

 

No, your Apple computer isn't immune from ransomware

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/no-apple-computer-isnt-immune-ransomware-211127122.html

 

Microsoft's Story Remix puts a Hollywood studio in your PC

The app is arriving with the Fall Creators Update.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/microsofts-story-remix-turns-your-content-into-shareable-videos/

 

5 reasons why your next laptop should be a 2-in-1

Here are five reasons you should buy a 2-in-1 Windows PC.

http://www.windowscentral.com/5-reasons-why-your-next-laptop-should-be-2-1

 

Inside Yahoo's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Security Year

At TechCrunch Disrupt, Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord talks Yahoo's massive data breach and state-sponsored Russian hacking.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353673/inside-yahoos-terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad-securit?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft blames U.S. stockpiled vulnerability after WannaCry ransomware attack

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3196523/security/microsoft-blames-us-stockpiled-vulnerability-for-ransomware-attack.amp.html

 

How to opt out of Data Tracking & Targetted ads on the Internet

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/opt-out-of-data-tracking

 

Iranian Hackers Believed Behind Massive Attacks on Israeli Targets

OilRig aka Helix Kitten nation-state group leveraged Microsoft zero-day bug in targeted attacks.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/iranian-hackers-believed-behind-massive-attacks-on-israeli-targets/d/d-id/1328753?

 

Is Everything Tracking You?

http://askbobrankin.com/is_everything_tracking_you.html

 

Find The Shows & Movies You Want

http://www.worldstart.com/find-the-shows-movies-you-want/

 

AMD’s 16-core Threadripper is not a myth, release confirmed for summer

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/amd-r9-threadripper-could-most-181300371.html

 

Microsoft's Fluent Design optimizes Windows 10 for even more devices

It's now an OS that works coherently across laptops, phones, headsets and even screenless devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/microsoft-windows-10-fluent-design/

 

How to completely remove the Paint 3D app from Windows 10

If you don't use the Paint 3D app, it's possible to uninstall it completely from Windows 10, and here we show you how.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-completely-remove-paint-3d-windows-10

 

Privacy 101: Why You Need a VPN

The federal government opened the floodgates to allow ISPs sell your personal data without your permission. Sound sketchy? Here's how to protect yourself.

http://www.pcmag.com/article/352757/privacy-101-why-you-need-a-vpn?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/ways-smaller-target-ransomware-hackers-47406036

 

How to use Microsoft To Do app

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-use-microsoft-to-do-app

 

NSA-Derived Ransomware Is So Serious, Microsoft Is Patching Windows XP

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249310-nsa-derived-ransomware-attacks-serious-microsoft-patching-old-windows-versions-stop?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

Are Keyless Cars Hackable?

http://askbobrankin.com/are_keyless_cars_hackable.html

 

Which Google Is Which?

http://www.worldstart.com/which-google-is-which/print

 

Comcast Is Getting Close to Offering Internet TV Service

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/comcast-getting-close-offering-internet-142504569.html

 

Windows 10 is getting another Creators Update this fall

And it packs in even more new features than the last big update.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/windows-10-fall-creators-update/

 

Best Antivirus Software of 2017

What is the best antivirus software?

http://www.windowscentral.com/best-antivirus-software-2017

 

Is Windows 10 S for you? The good, the bad, and the target users

The "S" could stand for Student. Or Special. Or Stupid. David Gewirtz suggests Secure, Safe and Sandboxed.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/is-windows-10-s-for-you-the-good-the-bad-and-the-target-users/

 

5 Ways to Access a Locked Windows Account

http://www.techspot.com/article/1391-locked-windows-account-fix/

 

Programs not responding in Windows 10/8/7

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/programs-not-responding-windows-10

 

Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD’s Ryzen

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249365-rumor-intel-planning-new-12-core-core-i9-cpus-challenge-amds-ryzen?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title&i10c_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fzdbb.net%2Fr%2F%3Fhttps%253a%252f%252fwww.extremetech.com%252fcomputing%252f249365-rumor-intel-planning-new-12-core-core-i9-cpus-challenge-amds-ryzen%253futm_source%253demail%2526utm_campaign%253dwhatsnewnow%2526utm_medium%253dtitle%26mailing_id%3D2924391%26list%3Dwhatsnewnow%26member_id%3D72574%26engine_id%3D1

 

Microsoft's Story Remix uses machine learning and mixed reality to make your movies awesome

Create personalized videos quickly and easily.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3196196/software/microsofts-story-remix-uses-machine-learning-and-mixed-reality-to-make-your-movies-awesome.html

 

Should I Switch To OneDrive

http://www.worldstart.com/should-i-switch-to-onedrive/print

 

Microsoft slams NSA for WannaCry ransomware equating it with having 'Tomahawk missiles stolen'

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-slams-nsa-wannacry-ransomware-070209614.html

 

Why You Won't Be Able to Buy an Apple Inc. iPhone 8 With 32GB of Storage

This Fool explains why Apple's reported move to not build a 32GB iPhone 8 makes perfect sense.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/05/15/why-you-wont-be-able-to-buy-an-apple-inc-iphone-8.aspx

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Office 2016 at Work for Dummies

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Here’s everything we expect to see at Google I/O 2017 — and how you can watch it

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/expect-watch-google-o-2017-191518762.html

 

iPhone 7 – Back In Black

http://www.worldstart.com/iphone-7-back-in-black/

 

Best Convertible Laptop

http://www.windowscentral.com/best-convertible-laptop

 

LINUX   SECURITY

Linux Operating Systems for The Paranoid: What Are The Most Secure Options?

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-distros-paranoid-secure-distros-si/

 

IRS and Immigration Officials Impersonated in Call Center Scam

A call center in India was used to scare US residents with threats of imprisonment and deportation in a ruse that impersonated US officials.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/irs-and-immigration-officials-impersonated-in-call-center-scam/d/d-id/1328750?

 

Report: Unroll.me Sells Your Anonymized Email Data to Uber

Uber was also reportedly almost kicked out of Apple's App Store in 2015 for violating the iPhone maker's privacy guidelines, the New York Times reports.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353247/report-unroll-me-sells-your-anonymized-email-data-to-uber?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews&utm_medium=title

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 User Guide: Tips, Tricks and How-Tos

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/samsung-galaxy-s8-guide,review-4330.html

 

Can You Live Without This New Gadget? 

http://askbobrankin.com/can_you_live_without_this_new_gadget.html

 

How to select a Row or Column as the Print Title of a Microsoft Excel Report

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/row-column-print-title-microsoft-excel-report

 

ICYMI: Hyper directional sound guides runners

Visually impaired athletes can use the system on indoor tracks.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/11/icymi-hyper-directional-sound-guides-runners/

 

Everything You Need to Know About the Google Docs Email Phishing Scam

https://www.yahoo.com/news/everything-know-google-docs-email-160930877.html

 

Games To Introduce Children To Technology

http://www.worldstart.com/games-to-introduce-children-to-technology/

 

HHS Hits CardioNet with $2.5M HIPAA Settlement Fee

The US Department of Health and Human Services slapped the mobile cardiac monitoring service with fee after breach of customer health data.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/hhs-hits-cardionet-with-$25m-hipaa-settlement-fee/d/d-id/1328742?

 

Windows 10 S breathes new life into UWP — and paves the way for 'Surface phone'

http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-s-gives-project-centennial-and-uwp-purpose

 

How to Run Android Apps on a PC Using Bluestacks

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/how-to-run-bluestacks,review-1912.html

 

10 Rewarding Hobbies That Involve Programming or Scripting

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/hobbies-programming-scripting/

 

TunnelBear VPN

http://www.pcmag.com/review/346257/tunnelbear-vpn

 

Geekly Update - 10 May 2017

http://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_10_may_2017.html

 

How to Reset Touchpad settings to default in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/reset-touchpad-settings-default-windows-10

 

Microsoft takes aim at Alexa with Cortana Skills Kit

The Cortana-powered Harmon Kardon Invoke speaker is just the beginning.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/10/stub-microsoft-takes-aim-at-alexa-with-cortana-skills-kit/

 

Samsung just announced a version of the Galaxy S8 that international travelers should love

https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/a7ea0d4a-5329-30dc-9ff7-0ba589c395c7/samsung-just-announced-a.html

 

How To Save Facebook Posts In Your Browser

http://www.worldstart.com/how-to-save-facebook-posts-in-your-browser/print

 

Windows 10's next big update: A new look, closer ties between PCs and smartphones, OneDrive placeholders

Microsoft used its Build conference to detail the wide-ranging changes to the OS that will be rolled out to most users from October, as part of the Fall Creators Update.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10s-next-big-update-a-new-look-closer-ties-between-pcs-and-smartphones-onedrive-placeholders/

 

Windows 10 build 16188 for PC: Everything you need to know

Here's a closer look at the new features and changes for Windows 10 build 16188 -- We even show you those things that Microsoft didn't mention.

http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-build-16188-pc-everything-you-need-know

 

[AskVG Giveaway] Free Full Version of Wise Registry Cleaner 9 Pro to All

http://www.askvg.com/askvg-freebies/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

5 New Productivity Apps to Stop Procrastinating and Get Back to Work

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/new-productivity-apps-stop-procrastinating/

 

The Best VPN Apps for Android of 2017

Using the internet on your Android phone isn't as secure or private as you might hope. Fortunately, you can protect your mobile communications with a secure virtual private network (or VPN) app.

http://www.pcmag.com/roundup/348411/the-best-android-vpn-apps?mailing_id=2909327&mailing=SecurityWatch&mailingID=BA7D400DCF7E9F171632E89E5696D8C0

 

Twitter will stream video news from Bloomberg all day, every day

Twitter and Bloomberg are creating an online news channel for cord cutters and social media addicts.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3192816/internet/twitter-will-stream-video-news-from-bloomberg-all-day-every-day.html

 

How to use Location-based apps without enabling Location Service on Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/use-location-based-apps-without-enabling-location-service

 

HP and Intel are building Cortana-powered devices

Step aside, Alexa.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/10/hp-intel-cortana-devices-iot-alexa-google-home/

 

This 56-minute video was constructed entirely with AI and a single photo (one can now create what they want you to see from a single photo, hmmm, whether in a court or the media, what could go wrong.)

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/56-minute-video-constructed-entirely-162227426.html

 

Spotting A Fake Renewal Notice

http://www.worldstart.com/spotting-a-fake-renewal-notice/print

 

The best security? Have Zero Trust, says expert

If you want real security, you have to learn not to trust anyone, says ex-PagerDuty expert.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-best-security-have-zero-trust-says-expert/

 

How well does Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update actually work?

Game Mode is a new feature in the Windows 10 Creators Update, and it's designed to focus your system's resources and boost the quality of games.

http://www.windowscentral.com/does-game-mode-windows-10-creators-update-actually-make-difference

 

How to download YouTube videos for free

Save videos for offline viewing

http://www.techradar.com/how-to/internet/how-to-download-online-videos-from-youtube-or-vimeo-1185992

 

Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop, and more

http://www.komando.com/columns/400487/free-alternatives-to-microsoft-word-photoshop-and-more?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=column&utm_content=2017-05-14-article-title

 

Don't Fall for This Google Docs Phishing Scam

The 'highly sophisticated' phishing campaign appears to have hit a number of journalists, along with individuals from other industries.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353477/dont-fall-for-this-google-docs-phishing-scam?mailing_id=2909327&mailing=SecurityWatch&mailingID=BA7D400DCF7E9F171632E89E5696D8C0

 

Windows Defender: What changes in Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows Defender gets organized in the Creators Update, bringing formerly scattered features under one roof. See how it’s changed here.

http://www.techhive.com/video/77136/windows-defender-what-changes-in-windows-10-creators-update

 

CleanPC CSP: Remove pre-installed software during provisioning

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/cleanpc-csp-remove-pre-installed-software-provisioning

 

CBS deal makes it easier to get local TV via streaming

Streaming access helps affiliates stop the cord-cutter bleeding.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/10/cbs-deal-makes-it-easier-to-get-local-tv-via-streaming/

 

Microsoft is now halfway to its most important goal for Windows 10

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-now-halfway-most-important-150000810.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

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Mon May 22, 2017 4:56 pm (PDT)

If you're unhappy with your current browser this may be the free download that will lead you to the perfect browser for you. (Limited time free download).

Battle of the Windows 10 Browsers

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Tue 923 5/23/2017

WARNING: I have received SCAM calls about Microsoft License expiring and they would help you get it reactivated.

 

THE WANNACRY RANSOMWARE HACKERS MADE SOME REAL AMATEUR MISTAKES

https://www.wired.com/2017/05/wannacry-ransomware-hackers-made-real-amateur-mistakes/

 

WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out

It'll take a lot more than a lucky break to stop the malware that has hit more than 200,000 computers worldwide -- so far.

https://www.cnet.com/news/wannacry-ransomware-patched-updated-virus-kill-switch/

 

Microsoft fixes 55 flaws, 3 of them exploited by Russian cyberspies

Microsoft fixed critical vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer, and its malware protection engine

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3195786/security/microsoft-fixes-55-flaws-3-of-them-exploited-by-russian-cyberspies.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=cw_nlt_computerworld_enterprise_apps_2017-05-16&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Computerworld%20Enterprise%20Apps%202017-05-16&utm_term=computerworld_enterprise_apps

 

IF YOU STILL USE WINDOWS XP, PREPARE FOR THE WORST (pass this on to anyone using XP)

https://www.wired.com/2017/05/still-use-windows-xp-prepare-worst

 

Patching Windows XP against WannaCry ransomware

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3196289/security/patching-windows-xp-against-wannacry-ransomware.html

 

Global ‘WannaCry’ ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/uk-working-to-restore-hospital-systems-after-cyberattack/2017/05/13/472ef544-37c1-11e7-ab03-aa29f656f13e_story.html

 

Lunch and learn: Dealing with the risks of identity theft

http://www.techproresearch.com/downloads/lunch-and-learn-dealing-with-the-risks-of-identity-theft/?ftag=tip185eb84

 

Huge Ransomware Attack Stopped by Accident: What to Do

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/global-ransomware-attack,news-25079.html

 

Leak points to June release for Apple’s completely redesigned iPad Pro

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/leak-points-june-release-apple-completely-redesigned-ipad-192728100.html

 

The Senate has finished encrypting all its websites

It took a year to complete the migration, but it's finally done.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/10/senate-website-encryption/

 

7 Lightweight OneNote and Evernote Alternatives

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lightweight-onenote-evernote-alternatives/

 

Microsoft App Aims to Delete the Password

Microsoft has officially launched its Authenticator app designed to simplify and secure user logins, raising questions about the future of password-free authentication.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/microsoft-app-aims-to-delete-the-password/d/d-id/1328741?

 

Linksys jumps into the cable modem market and announces the all-new mid-range EA9300 Wi-Fi router

Mesh routers are the hot new thing, but the latest conventional routers are delivering some supremely powerful features.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3196106/network-router/linksys-jumps-into-the-cable-modem-market-and-announces-the-all-new-mid-range-ea9300-wi-fi-router.html

 

The right way to clean and disinfect your laptop

Your laptop goes everywhere you go, so naturally it can get a little gross. Here's how to make your notebook PC a little less ... grimy.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-clean-and-disinfect-your-laptop

 

Autonomous Vehicles: As Disruptive as the Internet?

A study predicting the impact of driverless cars reads like a replay of the advent of the internet.

http://www.pcmag.com/commentary/353643/autonomous-vehicles-as-disruptive-as-the-internet?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Tech Terms: How Can I Make Computer WiFi Enabled?

http://www.worldstart.com/tech-terms-how-can-i-make-computer-wifi-enabled/print

 

Common VPN error codes troubleshooting & solutions for Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/vpn-error-codes-troubleshooting

 

Is that phone stolen? Check and see with the CTIA’s new tool, the Stolen Phone Checker

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/phone-stolen-check-see-ctia-175430972.html

 

The US military might let its IT warriors skip boot camp

When you really need your nerds in the field...

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/us-military-might-let-cyber-warriors-skip-boot-camp/

 

Better Than iCloud? 6 Superior Cloud Services for Apple Users

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/better-icloud-superior-cloud-services-apple-users/

 

Chipotle Serves Up Security Incident Warning

The Mexican restaurant chain notifies customers its payment processing system may have been hacked, marking the latest woes for the fast-food maker.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/chipotle-serves-up-security-incident-warning/d/d-id/1328739

 

How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

YouTube made its pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3194268/videos/how-youtube-plans-to-dominate-your-living-room.html

 

How to use Windows Defender Offline in the Creators Update to remove malware

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-perform-offline-scan-windows-defender-windows-10-creators-update

 

Computers in Europe, Asia Fall Victim to Ransomware Attack

Among the victims were many British hospitals, which shut down their IT systems and turned patients away on Friday.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353646/uk-hospitals-fall-victim-to-ransomware-attack?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Search Engines 101: Getting Started

http://www.worldstart.com/search-engines-101-getting-started/

 

Desktop Window Manager dwm.exe consumes high CPU or Memory

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/desktop-window-manager-dwm-exe

 

Now just $25 on Amazon, the Satechi wireless charging pad is sleek and fast

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/now-just-25-amazon-satechi-204322110.html

 

Leak shows Microsoft's vision for Echo-like Windows PCs

Your computer would become your family's hub.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/microsoft-home-hub-leak/

 

The best Kodi add-ons and how to install them

The best Kodi add-ons to enhance your viewing experience

http://www.techradar.com/how-to/computing/the-best-add-ons-for-the-kodi-media-player-and-how-to-install-them-1329170

 

Meet the next Windows 10: The Fall Creators Update connects across devices

It will all look better, too, with the new Fluent Design.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3195758/windows/meet-the-next-windows-10-the-fall-creators-update-connects-across-devices.html

 

Are Your Devices Listening and Recording Everything? 

http://askbobrankin.com/are_your_devices_listening_and_recording_everything.html

 

How to use the Troubleshoot tools to fix problems on the Windows 10 Creators Update

You can now quickly fix most common problems on Windows 10 using the Settings app -- Here's how.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-troubleshoot-settings-fix-problems-windows-10-creators-update

 

Net neutrality: The smart person's guide

Do internet service providers have a right to throttle certain traffic? That's the question at the heart of net neutrality, and here's everything you need to know about it.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/net-neutrality-the-smart-persons-guide/

 

Create A To-Do List With Evernote On Your PC

http://www.worldstart.com/create-a-to-do-list-with-evernote-on-your-pc/

 

Fix: Windows Driver Foundation using high CPU

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-driver-foundationframework-using-high-cpu-memory

 

Project Scorpio vs Xbox One – is the upgrade worth it?

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/xbox-one-vs-project-scorpio-162752203.html

 

40 Best Free Android Apps

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/288-best-free-android-apps.html

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New with the Windows 10 Creators Update (you might want to look this over and check out the links for further details.  Sooner or later you will have to upgrade to this release so check this out.  Before upgrading, do your update to the version you are on, uninstall any unwanted programs or apps, dump the trash and do a full verified backup first!)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features

(P.S. I have two systems and to Insider systems running Creators version 1703 but there were some issues Microsoft is working on, so I recommend most not to upgrade until after June's patch Tuesday (second Tuesday of the Month))

 

Apple's big Corning investment hints at wireless charging and AR plans

Apple could be counting on Corning to build glass or ceramic materials to support wireless charging in the next iPhones, says an Oppenheimer analyst.

Corning might also build lightweight glass necessary for Apple's rumored augmented reality glasses.

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/12/apple-corning-investment-wireless-charging-augmented-reality.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cheadline%7Cstory&par=yahoo&doc=104466702&yptr=yahoo

 

WannaCry: How to stay safe from the deadly ransomware if you own a Windows PC

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/wannacry-stay-safe-deadly-ransomware-095931934.html

 

Pandora is looking for a buyer

The company is keeping itself open to 'potential strategic alternatives' for the next month.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/pandora-is-looking-for-a-buyer/

 

How to show Control Panel in WinX Menu of Windows 10 v1703

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/show-control-panel-winx-menu

 

Locky Returns with a New (Borrowed) Distribution Method

A layered defense is a strong security posture for dealing with a threat like Locky, that can come in different disguises.

http://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/locky-returns-with-a-new-(borrowed)-distribution-method/a/d-id/1328723

 

How to Connect a Phone, Tablet, Mac or PC to Your TV

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/tv-connector-adapter-guide,news-18345.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170513-tg

 

AccuWeather for Windows 10 on PC, Mobile, and Xbox gets new auto theme and videos

http://www.windowscentral.com/accuweather-windows-10-pc-mobile-and-xbox-gets-new-auto-theme-and-videos

 

Windows 10 Creators Update: Use Reset PC or Fresh Start Options for Troublesome Systems

http://winsupersite.com/creators-update/windows-10-creators-update-use-reset-pc-or-fresh-start-options-troublesome-systems

 

President Trump Establishes 'American Technology Council'

The team will 'coordinate the vision, strategy, and direction for the Federal Government's use of information technology,' and advise the president on IT policy decisions.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353429/president-trump-establishes-american-technology-council?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

What Should I Get? Phone, Tablet or Laptop?

http://www.worldstart.com/what-should-i-get-phone-tablet-or-laptop/

 

Microsoft just answered the biggest criticism of its streamlined new Windows 10

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-just-answered-biggest-criticism-204724319.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Amazon quietly drops its free-shipping minimum back to $25

The company quietly lowered how much you need to spend to skip shipping fees.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/amazon-quietly-drops-its-free-shipping-minimum-back-to-25/

 

Show most used apps setting is disabled or grayed out in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/show-most-used-apps-settings-is-disabled-greyed-out

 

Web Attacks Decline, Ransomware Attacks Surge

Symantec's annual Internet Security Threat Report data shows how attacks last year directly targeted end users, and became more efficient and lucrative.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/web-attacks-decline-ransomware-attacks-surge/d/d-id/1328726

 

Best Smartphone Cameras 2017

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-phone-cameras,review-2272.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170513-tg

 

How to use the Troubleshoot tools to fix problems on the Windows 10 Creators Update

You can now quickly fix most common problems on Windows 10 using the Settings app -- Here's how.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-troubleshoot-settings-fix-problems-windows-10-creators-update

 

Windows 10 Creators Update: App Folders on the Start Screen

http://winsupersite.com/creators-update/windows-10-creators-update-app-folders-start-screen#slide-0-field_images-84011

 

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: 7 Things to Check Out

Despite the name, you don't have to be a creative type to take advantage of Microsoft's updated OS.

http://www.pcmag.com/article/353645/windows-10-fall-creators-update-7-things-to-check-out?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

Great Gadgets For Going Green

http://www.worldstart.com/great-gadgets-for-going-green/

 

Google wants users running Chrome 64-bit, starts automatically upgrading

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/google-wants-users-running-chrome-164731728.html

 

Facebook's new AI aims to destroy the language barrier

Convolutional neural networks can translate language up to nine times faster than other architectures.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/facebook-ai-destroy-language-barrier/

 

Turn Off Let Windows manage my default printer setting in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/let-windows-manage-default-printer

 

How to Secure Your Online Accounts By Revoking Access From Third-Party Apps

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-secure-your-online-accounts-by-revoking-access-f-1794631133

 

Hulu with Live TV Review: A True Cord-Cutting Contender

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/hulu-live-tv,review-4373.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170513-tg

 

Kodi 18 'Leia:' Everything there is to know about the next version of Kodi

http://www.windowscentral.com/kodi-18-leia

 

Linksys jumps into the cable modem market and announces the all-new mid-range EA9300 Wi-Fi router

Mesh routers are the hot new thing, but the latest conventional routers are delivering some supremely powerful features.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3196106/network-router/linksys-jumps-into-the-cable-modem-market-and-announces-the-all-new-mid-range-ea9300-wi-fi-router.html

 

20 Skype Tips for Cheap and Easy Chats

Skype is synonymous with internet calls and video chat; here are our top tips and tricks.

http://www.pcmag.com/feature/325393/20-skype-tips-for-cheap-and-easy-chats?ipmat=350927&ipmtype=3?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

Hide Facebook Chat Sidebar

http://www.worldstart.com/hide-facebook-chat-sidebar/print

 

What to expect from Windows 10 S

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/expect-windows-10-144509281.html

 

Amazon's Echo family can now make calls and send messages

The Echo takes aim at Skype and other calling services.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/amazon-echo-voice-calls-messages/

 

The remote connection was not made error in Windows 10/8/7

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/the-remote-connection-was-not-made

 

Ransomware Is Being Hidden Inside Attachments of Attachments

https://lifehacker.com/ransomware-is-being-hidden-inside-attachments-of-attach-1794610034

 

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay $4,500 for Fully Autonomous Cars (well I don't know any of these people)

https://www.geek.com/tech/study-consumers-willing-to-pay-4500-for-fully-autonomous-cars-1699314/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How well does Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update actually work?

http://www.windowscentral.com/does-game-mode-windows-10-creators-update-actually-make-difference

 

The Windows weakness no one mentions: Speech recognition

Cortana can talk. Skype can translate. But voice dictation via Windows remains a challenge.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3124761/windows/the-windows-weakness-no-one-mentions-speech-recognition.html

 

The Best Smart Home Security Systems of 2017

No matter your budget or installation skill level, these smart alarm and surveillance packages will keep you safe and let you monitor what's happening at home from afar.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2498510,00.asp?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

What Teens Are Really Up To Online (it use to be that these teens had a diary few if any ever saw.  Now everything is public and sometimes the consequences are greater than the poster relieses.)

http://www.worldstart.com/what-teens-are-really-up-to-online/print

 

Galaxy S8 Vs Galaxy S8 Plus Review: Strong Wins, Big Losses

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2017/05/13/galaxy-s8-vs-galaxy-s8-plus-review-should-you-upgrade/?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=yahootix&partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#11c241926b07

 

I’ve run my laptop all week off this giant external battery

https://bgr.com/2017/04/22/river-battery-indiegogo-review-external-battery-laptop/

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Microsoft Patches Major Vulnerability In Windows Defender

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-patches-major-vulnerability-windows-200603981.html

 

Robot that performs surgery inside your eye passes clinical trial

This story is not for the squeamish

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/robot-that-performs-surgery-inside-your-eye-passes-clinical-tria/

 

What Role Should ISPs Play in Cybersecurity?

There are many actions ISPs could do to make browsing the Web safer, but one thing stands out.

http://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/what-role-should-isps-play-in-cybersecurity/a/d-id/1328716

 

Learn to become a Google Chrome power user

Do you use Google Chrome? Do you want to become a Google Chrome power user? Read on!

http://www.zdnet.com/article/learn-to-become-a-google-chrome-power-user/

 

How To Become A Chrome Power User, Part 1 – Master The Keyboard

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-become-a-chrome-power-user-part-1-master-the-keyboard/

 

How to get the old look Windows Defender back on Windows 10 v1703

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/old-look-windows-defender-windows-10

 

Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

In a rare step, Microsoft published a patch for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 8.

http://pcworld.com/article/3196694/security/old-windows-pcs-can-stop-wannacry-ransomware-with-new-microsoft-patch.html

 

Some HP PCs are recording your keystrokes

Security company Modzero found a program acting as a keylogger in certain HP PCs.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3196127/computers/some-hp-pcs-are-recording-your-keystrokes.html

 

Windows 10 Education PCs coming from Dell, HP, Samsung and others — starting at $189

http://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-education-pcs-coming-dell-hp-samsung-and-others-starting-189

 

First Look at Microsoft's Story Remix Video App

With Story Remix, turning home video clips and photos into digital movies is easier than ever.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353640/first-look-at-microsofts-story-remix-video-app?

 

WannaCry: How to stay safe from the deadly ransomware if you own a Windows PC

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/wannacry-stay-safe-deadly-ransomware-095931934.html

 

How VW's Arteon keeps you alive if you pass out while driving

'Emergency Assist 2.0' will try to wake you up before taking the wheel.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/vw-arteon-self-driving-tech-pass-out-emergency-assist/

 

New Ad Fraud Campaign Uses Millions of Domain Names to Bilk Advertising Networks

NoTrove has established a huge infrastructure to make money through click redirection and scam traffic-brokering.

http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-ad-fraud-campaign-uses-millions-of-domain-names-to-bilk-advertising-networks/d/d-id/1328734

 

Speed up your sluggish iPhone or iPad

Is your iPhone or iPad feeling a bit sluggish? Here's how to give it a refresh and get it working optimally again.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/speed-up-your-sluggish-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Nvidia's bleeding-edge Volta GPU: 5 things PC gamers need to know

Reading the tea leaves the and spec sheets.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3196067/components-graphics/nvidias-bleeding-edge-volta-gpu-5-things-pc-gamers-need-to-know.html

 

Make a Wall-Mounted Dashboard With Dashing.io and a Raspberry Pi

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-dashboard/

 

Secure Time Seeding in Windows 10 reduces errors due to incorrect time

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/secure-time-seeding-windows-10

 

How to remove ransomware like WannaCry: Use this battle plan to fight back

A combination of common sense, backup, proactive protection, and automated removal tools is a solid defense against the growing scourge of ransomware.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3169524/security/how-to-remove-ransomware-use-this-battle-plan-to-fight-back.html

 

Cortana Turned Into a Holographic Assistant

A software developer combines Cortana, the AI sidekick from Halo, and Windows 10 to create what could be a very popular device if Microsoft commercialized it.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353638/cortana-turned-into-a-holographic-assistant?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft introduces new Surface Arc Mouse

http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-introduces-new-surface-arc-mouse

 

Huge Ransomware Attack Stopped by Accident: What to Do

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/huge-ransomware-attack-spreads-across-120000879.html

 

Google hopes new languages keep you from saying 'adios' to Allo

It now supports French and Spanish in addition to German, Hindi and Japanese.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/google-hopes-new-languages-keep-you-from-saying-adios-to-allo/

 

WannaCry ransomware hits systems worldwide

UK’s NHS hit hard, and other organisations around the world report problems.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/wannacry-ransomware-hits-systems-worldwide/

Windows 10: Microsoft reveals new look for its flagship OS

Microsoft's new Fluent Design System will inform the appearance of Windows apps running on everything from smartphone to desktop to HoloLens.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-microsoft-reveals-new-look-for-its-flagship-os/

 

How to Comment on the FCC's Proposal to Kill Net Neutrality

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-comment-on-the-fccs-proposal-to-kill-net-neutral-1794741331

 

Android Battery Killers: 10 Worst Apps That Drain Phone Battery

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-battery-killers-drain-worst-apps/

 

How to uninstall Microsoft OneDrive app in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/uninstall-microsoft-onedrive-app-in-windows-10

 

11 Cheap Earbuds (Under $20) Ranked from Best to Worst

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/911-best-cheap-earbuds.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170513-tg

 

How to customize 'Precision Touchpad' settings in the Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 recently got some new touchpad settings to improve navigation and multitasking, and in this guide, we show you how to customize the experience in the Creators Update.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-customize-precision-touchpad-settings-windows-10-creators-update

 

Trump Signs Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Trump acknowledged that the federal government's IT infrastructure is outdated, and called for executive branch agencies to move some services to the cloud.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/353636/trump-signs-executive-order-on-cybersecurity?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Apple reportedly acquired an AI startup focused on 'dark data' for $200 million

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-reportedly-acquired-ai-startup-204037820.html

 

French carmakers, Russian banks and German railways all hit as massive cyberattacks wreak global havoc

http://www.businessinsider.com/renault-production-hit-as-massive-cyberattacks-wreak-global-havoc-2017-5

 

Airports may use face recognition to screen US citizens (update: more info)

Customs officials want to scan your face everywhere you normally need ID.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/09/airport-face-recognition-for-us-citizens/

 

Nations grapple with massive cyberattack as more threats loom

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/nations-grapple-with-huge-cyberattack-but-mores-coming/

 

Here's What Happens When Broadband Companies "Self-Regulate"

https://lifehacker.com/what-happens-when-broadband-companies-self-regulate-1794710098

 

Do This After Installing the Windows 10 Creators Update

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/do-windows-10-creators-update/

 

An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/an-error-occurred-while-internet-connection-sharing-was-being-enabled

 

7 Biggest Things You Missed From Microsoft Build 2017

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/1144-microsoft-build-2017-recap.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170513-tg

 

How a $10.69 purchase may have sidelined the global malware attack

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/05/13/a-british-researcher-says-he-found-a-kill-switch-for-the-malware-crippling-computers-worldwide/

 

How to use Kodi to watch live TV

Kodi is a terrific cord-cutting tool, and it's really simple to watch live TV using it.

http://www.windowscentral.com/how-set-and-watch-live-tv-kodi

 

Those who have Windows update enabled are protected: Micr...

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/those-windows-enabled-protected-micr-194700575.html

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