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Sat 969  7/15/2017

VR gets closer to reality

http://money.cnn.com/2017/06/19/technology/business/virtual-reality-varjo-headset/

 

Tweak Avast settings to increase security and performance

http://www.rawinfopages.com/tips/2015/12/tweak-avast-settings-to-increase-security-and-performance/

 

Google Removes 2 Apps From Play Store That Carried Trojan Attack

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/google-removes-2-apps-play-162247486.html

 

How to move windows across Virtual Desktops on Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/move-windows-across-virtual-desktops-windows-10

 

Best USB Type-C Accessories and Cables

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-usb-type-c-accessories-cables

 

How to Set the Default Font and Font Size for New Workbooks in Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/microsoft-office/change-the-default-font-in-excel-2007/

 

How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

http://www.macworld.com/article/2881177/macs/how-to-reset-your-macs-nvram-pram-and-smc.html

 

Nearly 25 Percent of Windows Users Will Switch to Mac Within 6 Months: Survey

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251869-survey-claims-25-windows-users-will-switch-mac-within-six-months?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

6 months using Office and a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

A compelling productivity solution

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3201152/mac-os-x/6-months-using-office-and-a-macbook-pro-with-touch-bar.html

 

The Best PC Games of 2017

116 expertly reviewed video games. 14 categories. These are the PC games that you need to buy right now.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/344190/the-best-pc-games?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

Rethinking the iPad Pro as a Laptop Replacement

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/123230/rethinking-ipad-pro-laptop-replacement?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8ui3YqFpnJKQNAUEzz1muz1tzKNQX63cpipxKr5oT_XArax1gpHLBdnXzVT-egEZ-XwEbj0sQsF27hEJFkxE396KNwxg&_hsmi=54050535

 

[HOWTO] Detect and Remove Keyloggers

http://askbobrankin.com/howto_detect_and_remove_keyloggers.html

 

Install Pamac in Arch Linux for a GUI like Manjaro

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/08/install-pamac-in-arch-linux-for-a-gui-like-manjaro/

 

How Are Hackers Identified and Brought to Justice?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-are-hackers-identified/

 

Will Everything Go Subscription?

http://www.worldstart.com/will-everything-go-subscription/

 

Intel has less competition against Raspberry Pi

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/intel-gives-competing-against-raspberry-225500266.html

 

Fileless Malware Attacks, Protection and Detection

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/fileless-malware-attacks-detection

 

HP Spectre x2 vs Surface Pro: Which 2-in-1 Wins?

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/hp-spectre-x2-vs-surface-pro

 

How to Turn Wi-Fi On or Off With a Keyboard or Desktop Shortcut in Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/275715/how-to-turn-wi-fi-on-or-off-with-a-keyboard-or-desktop-shortcut-in-windows/

 

Apple's Thunderbolt Display doesn’t work with a 12-inch MacBook’s USB-C port

http://www.macworld.com/article/3200052/displays/apples-thunderbolt-display-doesnt-work-with-a-12-inch-macbooks-usb-c-port.html

 

Brain-Computer Interfaces Could Eliminate Lower Back Pain

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/251796-brain-computer-interfaces-eliminate-lower-back-pain-scientists-think-yes?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Apple's new $900 iPad Pro is almost as powerful as the new $1,800 MacBook Pro 

http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/apple-ipad-pro-2017-is-almost-as-powerful-as-the-new-macbook-pro-2017-6-1002097093

 

Nest Cam IQ

https://www.pcmag.com/review/354592/nest-cam-iq?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

Windows 10 Tip: Read, Reply To, and Send Text Notifications Via Your Android Handset

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/122763/windows-10-tip-read-reply-send-text-notifications-via-android-handset?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8Vv8FJNPkH1hIPdAH9XaOADcdFZeXibhCZQyKjFEJy3bDQU4D9jKCkeOJTIXd-1GqlXITErvX52vYIld7ziN2hwCC-bw&_hsmi=54050535

 

DoublePulsar: The Undetectable Backdoor

http://askbobrankin.com/doublepulsar_the_undetectable_backdoor.html

 

Access Firefox about:config preferences directly

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/07/access-firefox-aboutconfig-preferences-directly/

 

MTE Explains: The Difference Between a Locked and an Unlocked Smartphone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/difference-between-locked-unlocked-smartphone/

 

Make Your Phone Easier To Read

http://www.worldstart.com/make-your-phone-easier-to-read/

 

Amazon finally made a portable device that puts Alexa in your pocket, and it’s free right now

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/amazon-finally-made-portable-device-puts-alexa-pocket-151520155.html

 

Bitlocker encryption using AAD/MDM for Cloud Data Security

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/bitlocker-encryption-using-aadmdm-cloud-data-security

 

How to Disable Transparency Effects in Windows 10

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/disable-transparency-effects-windows-10

 

How to Install and Manage Extensions in LibreOffice

https://www.howtogeek.com/281537/how-to-install-and-manage-extensions-in-libreoffice/

 

How to use HTTPS to improve web security

http://www.macworld.com/article/3196684/security/how-you-can-improve-web-security.html

 

12 Cheap Fitness Trackers Under $100, Ranked from Best to Worst

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/1217-best-cheap-fitness-trackers.html

 

Raspberry Pi simulator lets you start tinkering without even owning a Pi

Microsoft is building an online Raspberry Pi simulator that allows users to write code to control hardware.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-simulator-lets-you-start-tinkering-without-even-owning-a-pi/

 

23 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

Bring out new and hidden features with these tips for Google's streaming dongle.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/326584/23-things-you-didn-t-know-your-chromecast-could-do?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How to Fix: 'logilda.dll not found' Error When Booting Windows

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10141/how-fix-logildadll-not-found-error-when-booting-windows

 

Hacking and Linux Go Together Like 2 Keys in a Key Pair

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Hacking-and-Linux-Go-Together-Like-2-Keys-in-a-Key-Pair-84573.html

 

Bitdefender Home Scanner review

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/06/bitdefender-home-scanner-review/

 

How Well Do You Know Your Mobile Apps?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/know-your-mobile-apps-quiz/

 

5 Ways To Get Internet On A Limited Budget

http://www.worldstart.com/5-ways-to-get-internet-on-a-limited-budget/print

 

Researchers train drones to use Wi-Fi to look through walls

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/researchers-train-drones-wi-fi-131753958.html

 

Capture2Text lets you OCR a portion of the screen & copy Text from Image

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/capture2text-copy-text-to-image

 

Help Me, LAPTOP: Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs Lenovo Yoga 910

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/dell-xps-13-2-1-vs-yoga-910

 

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/

 

5 things to do before giving an old iPhone or iPad to your kid

Don't hand over an aging iOS device to your eager youngster before doing a little kid-proofing first.

http://www.macworld.com/article/3199908/ios/how-to-set-up-a-kid-friendly-iphone-or-ipad.html

 

Galaxy Note 8 Rumors: This Could Be Hottest Phone of 2017

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/galaxy-note-8-rumors,news-24851.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170715-tg

 

How to Enable PUA, PUP or Adware Protection in Windows Defender? (don't bother if you use another AV program)

http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/defender-enable-pua-pup-adware-protection/#method1

 

Windows Defender Gets Better at Preventing Ransomware

The built-in Windows Defender antivirus program will soon prevent suspicious apps from accessing protected folders like Documents and Pictures.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354689/windows-defender-gets-better-at-preventing-ransomware?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Don't Worry About Jayden K Smith

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10140/dont-worry-about-jayden-k-smith

 

Feren OS: A Linux Desktop Game-Changer

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Feren-OS-A-Linux-Desktop-Game-Changer-84541.html

 

How to sync Vivaldi user data

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/06/how-to-sync-vivaldi-user-data/

 

The Difference Between 32-bit and 64-bit Smartphones [MTE Explains]

https://www.maketecheasier.com/32-bit-64-bit-android-smartphones/

 

Take Control Of Your Kids Gadgets With Screen

http://www.worldstart.com/take-control-of-your-kids-gadgets-with-screen/

 

Lenovo laptop concept flexes like a yoga mat

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lenovo-laptop-concept-flexes-yoga-222200279.html

 

Apple Leak Shows Massive New iPhone 8

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2017/06/20/apple-iphone-8-design-screen-size-cases/?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=yahootix&partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#232819003088

 

Microsoft 365: A Simplified Approach To Subscription Headaches

https://www.petri.com/microsoft-365-simplified-approach-subscription-headaches?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-84EDy7BL-88PxWT2xX_LgsNL3stffdDTWwliQu1umQiGQc65NBqMTYrnWR2Btbh04UH8NEFJW-Ss3EZAF0m3S9jUTsCg&_hsmi=54050535

 

What is a VNC and how does it differ from a VPN?

https://www.comparitech.com/vpn/what-is-a-vnc-and-how-does-it-differ-from-a-vpn/

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Fri 968  7/14/2017

Study: 1 in 2 American Adults Already In Facial Recognition Network

DMV records, plus a cavalier approach to mugshot databases, puts half of the US in the system

http://www.vocativ.com/368572/facial-recognition-databases/?utm_source=howtogeek&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

 

The Wild Technology That Will Make 5G Wireless Work

Companies such as Qualcomm are reimagining networks to let them connect just about everything–from drones to surgical instruments.

https://www.fastcompany.com/3064144/the-wild-technology-that-will-make-5g-wireless-work?utm_source=howtogeek&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

 

Apple HomePod versus Amazon Echo, Google Home; Comparison break down

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/apple-homepod-versus-amazon-echo-182850466.html

 

AT&T Takes a Break From Decade-Long Effort to Dismantle Net Neutrality to Express Its Support for Net Neutrality

https://gizmodo.com/at-t-takes-a-break-from-decade-long-effort-to-dismantle-1796821994

 

How to Repair Hard Disks with fsck on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/repair-mac-hard-disk-with-fsck/

 

Text Phishing Scam Targets Credit Card Customers

http://www.worldstart.com/text-phishing-scam-targets-credit-card-customers/print

 

9 Productivity Hacks We Learned From Google

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-productivity-hacks/

 

Why a Thunderbolt Display can’t power a new Thunderbolt 3 MacBook or MacBook Pro

http://www.macworld.com/article/3200993/displays/why-a-thunderbolt-display-cant-power-a-new-thunderbolt-3-macbook-or-macbook-pro.html

 

Windows 10's new Fluent Design gets a smoother, sleeker look

Microsoft's new design system is slowly taking shape in Windows 10.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10s-new-fluent-design-gets-a-smoother-sleeker-look/#ftag=YHFb1d24ec?yptr=yahoo

 

Xinix Offers Linux Lovers a Path to Zen

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Xinix-Offers-Linux-Lovers-a-Path-to-Zen-84641.html

 

How to Fix: Outlook Cannot Send or Receive Emails

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10139/how-fix-outlook-cannot-send-or-receive-emails

 

Google Backup and Sync is here: let’s take a look

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/13/google-backup-and-sync-is-here-lets-take-a-look/

 

SHOULD YOU BUY INTEL’S NEW CORE I9 PROCESSOR?

https://www.pcmech.com/article/should-you-buy-intels-new-core-i9-processor-series/

 

Lenovo's Sleek Yoga 720 Drops to $680

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/lenovos-sleek-yoga-720-drops-680

 

The Best Cheap Tablets of 2017

Inexpensive tablets can make great ebook readers, video players, or web browsers, and our top picks are well below the $100 mark. Here's how to find the right balance of price and features.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/354620/the-best-cheap-tablets?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

How to Make Your Taskbar Buttons Always Switch to the Last Active Window

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16334/make-the-taskbar-buttons-switch-to-the-last-active-window-in-windows-7/

 

New Galaxy Note 8 leak may reveal several exciting new features

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/galaxy-note-8-leak-may-reveal-several-exciting-193017330.html

 

Microsoft's Plan to Beam Internet Over TV Frequencies Is So Crazy It Might Work

https://gizmodo.com/microsofts-plan-to-beam-internet-over-tv-frequencies-is-1796805046

 

How to Set Up Mission Control in Mac and Make It Work for You

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-mission-control-mac/

 

Have Fun With PicsArt

http://www.worldstart.com/have-fun-with-picsart/

 

How to Use a Fake IP Address & Mask Yourself Online

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-mask-yourself-online-use-a-fake-ip-address/

 

Hackintosh: Should you build one? (if this intrigues you, there is not a lot of support)

Consider the pros and cons before you embark on the journey of building your own Mac.

http://www.macworld.com/article/3201034/macs/hackintosh-should-you-build-one.html

 

Watch out for this money stealing macOS malware which mimics your online bank

OSX Dok now attempts to steal money from Apple Mac users -- and could be being prepared for use in further attacks.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/watch-out-for-this-money-stealing-macos-malware-which-mimics-your-online-bank/

 

Sudo or Sudo Not, There Is No (4th) Try

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Sudo-or-Sudo-Not-There-Is-No-4th-Try-84638.html

 

iPhones Could Get Facial Recognition

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10138/iphones-could-get-facial-recognition

 

How to use OneDrive’s Files On-Demand feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/11/how-to-use-onedrives-files-on-demand-feature/

 

RANSOMWARE ATTACK HIGHLIGHTS HOSPITAL SECURITY WEAKNESSES

https://www.pcmech.com/article/ransomware-attack-highlight-hospital-security-weaknesses/

 

The Best Refurbished Laptop Deals Right Now

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-refurbished-laptop-deals

 

The Best All-in-One Computers of 2017

An all-in-one (AIO) PC can be a convenient space-saver on your desktop. Our buying advice and roundup of the latest top-reviewed products can help you land one of these sleek machines.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2401541,00.asp?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

How to Install and Use ZFS on Ubuntu (and Why You’d Want To)

https://www.howtogeek.com/272220/how-to-install-and-use-zfs-on-ubuntu-and-why-youd-want-to/

 

Apple has updated the MacBook Air, but you still shouldn't buy it

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-updated-macbook-air-still-185017495.html

 

The Microsoft Font That Has Scandalized Pakistan's First Family

https://gizmodo.com/the-microsoft-font-that-has-scandalized-pakistans-first-1796854219

 

How to Fix a Mac with WiFi Problems and Dropping Connection

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-mac-wifi-problems/

 

Games To Introduce Children To Technology

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

 

The Best Linux Operating Systems

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-distributions/

 

Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

http://www.macworld.com/article/3199192/macs/how-to-build-a-hackintosh-high-performance.html

 

Microsoft Suddenly Drops OneDrive Support for Non-NTFS Disks

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/microsoft-consumer-services/onedrive/121452/microsoft-suddenly-drops-onedrive-support-non-ntfs-disks?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9Seb7V6Q6TQZha3p-clXPskXgs5488LXe91VPD00k6VrlYaTcmZccO-LHFUdtrDJ4GKVSMc8vbcGd8Q_250zr2qqofvg&_hsmi=53986925

 

OTA Report: Consumer Services Sites More Trustworthy Than .Gov Sites

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/OTA-Report-Consumer-Services-Sites-More-Trustworthy-Than-Gov-Sites-84629.html

 

Intel & AMD Processor Hierarchy

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-hierarchy,4312.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170714-th

 

Google Chrome: password export and import (this shows the weakness of storing passwords in you browser and some malware and hackers can harvest this info and have free access to your online accounts)

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/10/google-chrome-password-export-and-import/

 

Chromebooks could be getting a touch-friendly way to launch apps

Your apps could be a swipe away when using a Chromebook.

https://www.cnet.com/news/chromebooks-could-be-getting-a-touch-friendly-way-to-launch-apps/

 

LG's Ultrawide Gaming Monitor Just Droped to $110

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/get-lgs-ultrawide-1080p-gaming-monitor-109

 

The Best All-in-One Computers of 2017

An all-in-one (AIO) PC can be a convenient space-saver on your desktop. Our buying advice and roundup of the latest top-reviewed products can help you land one of these sleek machines.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2401541,00.asp?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How to Use System Restore in Windows 7, 8, and 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-windows-vista-system-restore/

 

It just got a lot less expensive to fix your broken MacBook

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/just-got-lot-less-expensive-143633754.html

 

22,000 People Agree to Clean Toilets for WiFi Because They Didn't Read the Terms

https://gizmodo.com/22-000-people-agree-to-clean-toilets-for-wifi-because-t-1796959482

 

How to Set Up, Use, and Troubleshoot Apple’s Universal Clipboard

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-use-troubleshoot-universal-clipboard/

 

Why Won’t My Program Work On All Devices?

http://www.worldstart.com/why-wont-my-program-work-on-all-devices/print

 

How to Move a Full Operating System From an Old PC to a New One

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/move-full-operating-system-pc/

 

Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac mini

You can build your own Mac, if you’re willing to put in the time and effort. A whole lot of effort.

http://www.macworld.com/article/3196994/macs/how-to-build-a-hackintosh.html

 

Sony Brings PlayStation 4 Games to the PC

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/121487/sony-brings-playstation-4-games-pc?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9hxlobCzcQpE5JMjei7PPv4nTvw-fTd_nOTGcuhpJM9rlI7UjkpVO007viY8fPL8YaL9B81cgo3PmLcwUVc5oWsVZRGw&_hsmi=53986925

 

Securing Your Linux System Bit by Bit

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Securing-Your-Linux-System-Bit-by-Bit-84607.html

 

The Skylake-X Mess Explored: Thermal Paste And Runaway Power

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/-intel-skylake-x-overclocking-thermal-issues,5117.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170714-th

 

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Limit Windows Update bandwidth

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/09/windows-10-fall-creators-update-limit-windows-update-bandwidth/

 

MacBook Air finally gets a touchscreen, no thanks to Apple

https://www.cnet.com/products/airbar-touchscreen-sensor-for-macbook-air/preview/

 

Best Laptop Docking Stations

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-docking-stations

 

Report: Nvidia, AMD Planning GPUs for Mining Cryptocurrency

A low-cost but relatively powerful graphics card is necessary for digital currency miners, whose computers serve as clearinghouses for transactions.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354641/report-nvidia-amd-planning-gpus-for-mining-cryptocurrency?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

What Is the Difference Between Three- and Four-Pin CPU Fans?

https://www.howtogeek.com/273575/what-is-the-difference-between-three-and-four-pin-cpu-fans/

 

Microsoft's Dictate uses Cortana's speech recognition to enable dictation in Office

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-apos-dictate-uses-cortana-085931370.html

 

Jodie Whittaker Is Doctor Who's Next Doctor

https://io9.gizmodo.com/jodie-whittaker-is-doctor-whos-next-doctor-1796924974

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Thur 967  7/13//2017

Apple Is Growing Tired of People Hating on Siri

https://www.thestreet.com/story/14179710/1/apple-has-heard-your-complaints-about-siri-but-that-doesn-t-mean-they-ll-be-solved.html?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

 

There's a new and improved 'dark mode' coming to your iPhone this fall

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/theres-improved-dark-mode-coming-234509389.html

 

How to Access the Hidden ~/Library Folder on Your Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/273430/how-to-access-the-hidden-library-folder-on-your-mac/

 

Download Windows XP for Free and Legally, Straight From Microsoft

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-windows-xp-for-free-and-legally-straight-from-microsoft-si/

 

Customize Your Mac Desktop the Geek Way with Übersicht

https://www.maketecheasier.com/customize-mac-desktop-ubersicht/

 

Best Cheap Mice (Under $20) Ranked Best to Worst

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/cheap-wireless-mice

 

Free Protection Against Ransomware

http://askbobrankin.com/free_protection_against_ransomware.html

 

The Magala trojan makes its money dishonestly by clicking on ads in your browser

Another potentially unwanted program at your service…

https://www.grahamcluley.com/magala-trojan-clicker-generates-revenue-by-boosting-advertising-clicks/

 

iMac: Everything you need to know about Apple’s all-in-one computer

Apple has released new iMacs that deliver faster processors, better screens, more powerful graphics, and, at long last, Thunderbolt 3.

http://www.macworld.com/article/3199629/macs/imacs-release-features-specs-pricing-faq.html

 

Are you looking at me? Welcome to the world of facial recognition

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/looking-welcome-world-facial-recognition/#new_tab

 

New Fingerprint Readers Scan Through Water, Glass, Metal

Qualcomm unveiled new fingerprint sensors that can be placed beneath a phone's display and will even recognize a print underwater.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354658/new-fingerprint-readers-scan-through-water-glass-metal?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Surface Pro 4 Updated to Support New Type Covers

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/microsoft-surface/124825/surface-pro-4-updated-support-new-type-covers?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8UjpFUgOQPi1txvjqct1-fNLMBxY6EsEK6bCANVv0IX6GmMtBDEASsTf7KCll-4DKOT_0o6u0qUJ6GGWjpt9_nJ0xq6g&_hsmi=54149997

 

One kind of Android smartphone ransomware is behind a massive rise in malicious software

McAfee Labs report says 244 new threats are detected every minute - and that Android is the target in a boom in ransomware attacks.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/one-kind-of-android-smartphone-ransomware-is-behind-a-massive-rise-in-malicious-software/

 

Fotowall 1.0: create posters, wallpapers and original pictures

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/15/fotowall-1-0-create-posters-wallpapers-and-original-pictures/

 

Web Literacy: Writing

http://www.worldstart.com/web-literacy-writing/

 

Microsoft expects consumers to 'figure out' which Xbox is which

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-expects-consumers-apos-figure-214500512.html

 

How to Filter Mail on iOS 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/271865/how-to-filter-mail-on-ios-10/

 

10 Android Apps That Will Make Your Life Much Easier

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-apps-life-easier/

 

How to Thoroughly Clean Your Mac with Movavi Mac Cleaner 2

https://www.maketecheasier.com/clean-your-mac-movavi-mac-cleaner-2/

 

The Best VR-Ready Laptops

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/vr-ready-laptops

 

Why Backup? Here Are 9 Good Reasons

http://askbobrankin.com/why_backup_here_are_9_good_reasons.html

 

Linear TV is falling apart

Fox and AMC begin tampering with traditional TV formats in response to cord cutting.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3205888/streaming-services/cord-cutter-confidential-linear-tv-is-falling-apart.html

 

Play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone. Here are your options.

http://www.macworld.com/video/79816/play-dvds-in-windows-10-for-free

 

Beware bogus ‘WhatsApp subscription ending’ emails and texts

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/07/14/bogus-whatsapp-subscription/#new_tab

 

Just Say No to Amazon's Echo Show

Watch the commercial Amazon put out to tout this video-phone with Alexa and you'll fall into deep hate with the very idea, if not out-right despise the product.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/354629/just-say-no-to-amazons-echo-show?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft Updates the Shipping Versions of Windows 10

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/124406/microsoft-updates-shipping-versions-windows-10-7?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9CzlOmh8VpC7yW_PdfWR45JIUnaHRIerTedS4EJQOLZEbt64cMArfJniQf20AkOsRAkENQNvcq6BhiAsnUDhFwXg-JMw&_hsmi=54149997

 

Forcing Firefox 54, and saving web pages as single files

The new multi-process Firefox 54 is great, but you have to remove incompatible extensions to get it to work. One of mine was an add-on to save web pages as single files, but luckily there are ways to save MHTML files using other browsers

http://www.zdnet.com/article/forcing-firefox-54-and-saving-web-pages-as-single-files/

 

Use Windows PowerShell to install optional features

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/14/use-windows-powershell-to-install-optional-features/

 

Windows 10: Adjust Lock Screen time

http://www.worldstart.com/windows-10-adjust-lock-screen-time/

 

Amazon's new dirt-cheap gadget is a Trojan horse built to beat Google and invade your home 

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/amazon-apos-dirt-cheap-gadget-085700128.html

 

How to Format the Numbers or Bullets in a List in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/272297/how-to-format-the-numbers-or-bullets-in-a-list-in-microsoft-word/

 

5 Reasons Your Phone Slows Down Over Time

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/phones-slow-usage-years/

 

The Best Software Options for Making a Bootable Backup for Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-bootable-backup-mac/

 

Best Cheap Laptops (Under $200) Ranked Best to Worst

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-cheap-laptop

 

Microsoft Makes Room for Ubuntu at Windows Store

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Microsoft-Makes-Room-for-Ubuntu-at-Windows-Store-84663.html

 

Net Neutrality: What happened during the July 12 Internet-Wide Day of Action protest

Major websites and a few tech celebrities joined the protest.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3207564/internet/net-neutrality-the-july-12-internet-wide-day-of-action-protest.html

 

Slow Mac? Could be a hidden memory gobbler in macOS

http://www.macworld.com/article/3203966/macs/slow-mac-could-be-a-hidden-memory-gobbler-in-macos.html

 

'I Want To Expose Google's Mistakes': The Russian Hacker Blamed For A Big Android Fraud Problem

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/06/18/google-android-hacker-claims-innocence-as-banking-trojans-spread/amp/

 

Can a Hack Give You a Heart Attack?

Implantable medical devices offer great benefits but there are risks.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354582/can-a-hack-give-you-a-heart-attack?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How to Protect Your Identity, Personal Data and Property

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/protect-yourself,review-4379.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170712-tg

 

Raspbian GNU/Linux: New release includes installable x86 image

Raspbian GNU/Linux 2017-06-21 is available now, for both Raspberry Pi and x86 platforms.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/raspbian-gnulinux-new-release-includes-installable-x86-image/

 

Pale Moon 27.4 is out (I use to use this forked version of Firefox which is a compiled browser)

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/14/pale-moon-27-4/

 

Understanding HTTPS

http://www.worldstart.com/understanding-https/

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop review: A great notebook with one small flaw

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsofts-surface-laptop-new-best-laptop-can-buy-160807783.html

 

What Do Windows 10’s Basic and Full Telemetry Settings Actually Do?

https://www.howtogeek.com/273311/the-difference-between-basic-enhanced-and-full-usage-data-in-windows-10/

 

iMyFone D-Back Helps You Recover iPhone Messages, Photos, WhatsApp Data, and More

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/imyfone-d-back-helps-recover-iphone-messages-photos/

 

How to Save Costs by Upgrading an Older Mac Rather than Buying a New Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/save-costs-by-upgrade-older-mac/

 

The Best Laptop Deals of Today: Laptops, Tablets and More

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-deals

 

IoT Fuels Growth of Linux Malware

http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/IoT-Fuels-Growth-of-Linux-Malware-84652.html

 

Alexa calls cops on man allegedly beating his girlfriend

https://nypost.com/2017/07/10/alexa-calls-cops-on-man-allegedly-beating-his-girlfriend/

 

Why your Mac isn't working as fast as it says it is—and how you can fix it

http://www.macworld.com/article/3203808/macs/why-your-mac-isnt-working-as-fast-as-it-says-it-isand-how-you-can-fix-it.html

 

"Windows Shortcuts 101: The Ultimate Keyboard Shortcut Guide"

http://infopackets.tradepub.com/free/w_make189/?p=w_make189

 

Petya Ransomware: What You Need to Know

Petya has affected more than 12,500 machines in Ukraine alone, and spread to another 64 countries, including Belgium, Brazil, Germany, Russia, and the US.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/354645/petya-ransomware-what-you-need-to-know

 

What Is Net Neutrality?

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/net-neutrality-faq,news-18687.html?utm_source=tg-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170712-tg

 

Create a single file to protect yourself from the latest ransomware attack

You can vaccinate your system in seconds from the Petya/NonPetya ransomware -- at least, for now.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/create-a-single-file-to-protect-yourself-from-latest-ransomware-attack/

 

Microsoft is giving away truckloads of ebooks

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/13/microsoft-is-giving-away-truckloads-of-ebooks/

 

Sneaky Fake Apps Hide Adware

http://www.worldstart.com/sneaky-fake-apps-hide-adware/

 

Microsoft reveals two big ways to stop ransomware attacks

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-reveals-two-big-ways-stop-ransomware-attacks-195534139.html

 

Trump Hotels customers hit by credit-card stealing hackers. Again.

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/trump-hotels-customers-hit-by-credit-card-stealing-hackers-again-18392.html#new_tab

 

Kiwi for Gmail lets Windows users break free of the browser

Hundreds of millions of people use Google's Gmail and are frustrated daily by the experience. With the release of the Windows version of Kiwi for Gmail, you can finally get the full Gmail (and G Suite) experience in an app.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/kiwi-for-gmail-lets-windows-users-break-free-of-the-browser/

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Science Notebook Corner

http://www.calacademy.org/educators/science-notebook-corner

 

After a decade on Macs, Windows 10 showed me what I was missing

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/decade-macs-windows-10-showed-161518609.html

 

How to Create a Bootable Linux USB Flash Drive, the Easy Way

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/linux/create-a-bootable-ubuntu-usb-flash-drive-the-easy-way/

 

How to monitor, measure, and manage your broadband consumption

Dealing with a data cap? Tired of getting dinged for busting through it? Learn how to identify the hogs on your network and how to make sure your ISP is delivering everything you’re paying for.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3072638/home-networking/how-to-measure-monitor-and-manage-your-broadband-consumption.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-07-13&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-07-13&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

Absolute best apps for your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/402457/absolute-best-apps-for-your-android?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-07-12-article-title

 

AT&T Attempts to Hijack Net Neutrality ‘Day of Action’ With Deceptive Webpage

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/252390-att-attempts-hijack-net-neutrality-day-action-deceptive-webpage?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

How to Fix: 3 Ways to Keep Emails Private When You're Away from the PC

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10134/how-fix-3-ways-keep-emails-private-when-youre-away-pc

 

Before installing Windows 10 Creators Update you will need to review your privacy settings

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-creators-update-review-privacy-settings

 

Amazon Adds Intercom Feature to Alexa and Echo

Now you can access the speaker on Echo devices from other rooms or when away from home using the Alexa app.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354585/amazon-adds-intercom-feature-to-alexa-and-echo?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Need Robocall Relief? Here's How to Fight Back

http://askbobrankin.com/need_robocall_relief_heres_how_to_fight_back.html

 

Microsoft Pushes New Privacy Interface to Older Windows 10 Versions

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/121097/microsoft-pushes-new-privacy-interface-older-windows-10-versions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_sLeX8auaQ8dc9mHyDM9VdWWnDstWamfH6JYaJghj7Sc2B6hi8lrZszUfdc3X9omBfzXWM1sakJ8wTpnMy7cpe9Ri6Wg&_hsmi=53948026

 

The 25 Best Websites You Might Not Have Heard About Yet

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-websites-not-heard-yet/

 

What You Need to Know About WannaCry Infecting Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/wannacry-did-not-infect-linux/

 

Movie Maker Photo Slideshow: Part 2

http://www.worldstart.com/movie-maker-photo-slideshow-part-2/

 

Sprint doesn’t want you to buy your next phone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sprint-doesnt-want-buy-next-phone-140158705.html

 

How to Back Up and Restore Sticky Notes in Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/283472/how-to-back-up-and-restore-sticky-notes-in-windows/

 

HDHomeRun and Emby DVR review: Power to the cord cutter

This do-it-yourself DVR packs plenty of features if you have the right hardware.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3200607/streaming-hardware/emby-dvr-review-power-to-the-cord-cutter.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-07-13&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-07-13&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

Tech News This Morning - Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

WATCH NOW: Alexa calls the police and saves a life, Teen dies using cellphone in bath and The downside of Amazon Prime Day

http://videos.komando.com/watch/12504/tech-news-this-morning-tech-news-this-morning-wednesday-july-12th-2017?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-07-12-video-a

 

AMD’s Threadripper Crushes Intel Core i9 on Pricing

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252362-amd-announces-threadripper-launch-window-speeds-prices-details-upcoming-ryzen-3?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

Google Fined $2.7 Billion for Rigging Search Results

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10133/google-fined-27-billion-rigging-search-results

 

Troubleshoot OneNote problems, errors & issues in Windows 10

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/onenote-problems-errors-issues

 

Technology's Impact on Our Memories

While we can analyze many different angles in which technology will augment our human abilities, one of the more compelling things to augment will be our memory.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/354580/technologys-impact-on-our-memories?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Is It Too Late For Firefox?

http://askbobrankin.com/is_it_too_late_for_firefox.html

 

Online Gallery Support Coming to Hyper-V Quick Create

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/121123/online-gallery-support-coming-hyper-v-quick-create?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-81E0MA3x408fzVTUd3hWlGvPIewIKoyjzlH84gLAYL0INa2xcIScBhC2EytaiNwXk3BefyaniBegGr4aWUjw-wFwFfDA&_hsmi=53948026

 

The Best YouTube Channels to Hack Your Productivity

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/youtube-productivity/

 

4 Great Linux Distros Designed for Privacy and Security

https://www.maketecheasier.com/linux-distros-designed-for-privacy-security/

 

Your iPad Is Updating To A New Look

http://www.worldstart.com/your-ipad-is-updating-to-a-new-look/

 

Here’s the current state of the ongoing graphics card shortage

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/everything-know-graphics-card-shortage-015925596.html

 

How to Automatically Clear Private Data When You Close Your Browser

https://www.howtogeek.com/137681/how-to-automatically-clear-private-data-when-you-close-your-browser/

 

The unpleasant reality behind PlayStation Vue's recent price hike

A reminder that streaming bundles have a limited ability to keep prices down.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3207539/streaming-services/the-unpleasant-reality-behind-playstation-vues-recent-price-hike.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-07-13&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-07-13&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

How to detect a virus on your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/395105/how-to-detect-a-virus-on-your-android?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2017-07-12-article-title

 

Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 2GB Review

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nvidia-geforce-gt-1030-2gb,5110.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170713-th

 

Your Guide to Cable TV Cord-Cutting

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/cord-cutting-guide,news-17928.html

 

The net neutrality fight is also about protecting your privacy online

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/technology/342039-the-net-neutrality-fight-is-also-about-protecting-your-privacy

 

Internet Companies Boost Anti-Terrorism Collaboration

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube will work more closely together and with counter-terrorism officials to filter out extremist content from their websites.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354584/internet-companies-boost-anti-terrorism-collaboration?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Android Security Bulletin July 2017: What you need to know

July brought to a drastic reduction in critical-level vulnerabilities found in Android. Get the highlights.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-security-bulletin-july-2017-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Yes, Microsoft Did Promise Timeline for the Fall Creators Update

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/121416/yes-microsoft-promise-timeline-fall-creators-update?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--pvk5UPVvuwVzYj2Qq7OOFrWoC1qI9uGC6Z3UKSqOAcDxFIZD7l4cdvjIsGhvn5TAFJ1mXNjVXZzM-pqLRfgeenuFCAA&_hsmi=53948026

 

The $400 Smart Home Starter Kit for the Budget-Conscious Beginner

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smart-home-starter-kit-budget/

 

How to Send and Receive SMS on Linux with KDE Connect

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-receive-sms-linux-kde-connect/

 

Get Rid Of Annoying Mac Notifications

http://www.worldstart.com/get-rid-of-annoying-mac-notifications/print

 

Samsung made a giant 34-foot LED TV for movie theaters (I wonder what tickets will cost)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-made-giant-34-foot-110200969.html

 

How to Make a New Directory and Change to It with a Single Command in Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/273304/how-to-make-a-new-directory-and-change-to-it-with-a-single-command-in-linux/

 

Reolink Keen review: a truly wireless security camera

This full HD pan-and-tilt camera combines strong security with battery-powered flexibility.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3202067/security-cameras/reolink-keen-review-a-truly-wireless-security-camera.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-07-13&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-07-13&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

You Probably Don’t Need a New Computer for These Reasons

http://www.cheatsheet.com/gear-style/reasons-you-probably-dont-need-a-new-computer.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo

 

All Eyes On Graphics Card Shortage, Few Answers Forthcoming

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/gpu-shortage-2017,34964.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170712-th

 

Buying a TV? Here Are 11 Things You Should Know

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/tv-buying-guide,review-1943.html

 

Tech Q&A: Print cartridges and the Supreme Court

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/17/tech-q-print-cartridges-and-supreme-court.html

 

EU Fines Google $2.7B for 'Abusing Dominance'

In response to Google giving an illegal advantage to its own comparison shopping service, the European Commission issues its largest ever fine.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354586/eu-fines-google-2-7b-for-abusing-dominance?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How to resize a VirtualBox VM from the command line

Resizing VirtualBox VMs is easy, when you know the right commands and third-party tools to use. Here's everything you'll need.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-resize-a-virtualbox-vm-from-the-command-line/

 

The Best Music for Productivity? Silence

Studies show that for most types of cognitively demanding tasks, anything but quiet hurts performance.

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/12/the-best-music-for-productivity-silence/509948/?utm_source=howtogeek&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

 

EFF calls on HP to disable printer ink self-destruct sequence

HP firmware update rejected cheaper third-party ink cartridges.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/09/hp-should-apologize-and-stop-sabotaging-non-hp-ink-cartridges-eff-says/?utm_source=howtogeek&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

 

6 Simple Tips to Shoot Better Mobile Videos

https://www.maketecheasier.com/tips-shoot-better-mobile-videos/

 

Back To Basics: Some People Need The Help

http://www.worldstart.com/back-to-basics-some-people-need-the-help/

 

The CIA has been rooting around in your WiFi router

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/cia-rooting-around-wifi-router-145200827.html

 

How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 won't play DVDs natively, and Windows Media Center is gone.

http://www.techhive.com/article/2953724/windows/how-to-play-dvds-in-windows-10-for-free.html

 

Electronic Nose Catches Graffiti Vandals Using Paint Fumes

Trains in Sydney are sniffing out graffiti vandals and catching them in the act using a new electronic nose.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354564/electronic-nose-catches-graffiti-vandals-using-paint-fumes?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

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OUCH! Gaming Online Safely & Securely

https://securingthehuman.sans.org/newsletters/ouch/issues/OUCH-201707_en.pdf

 

I think Razer accidentally made the perfect portable battery

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/think-razer-accidentally-made-perfect-portable-battery-160057449.html

 

What Does Google Have On You? Download Your Data

http://www.worldstart.com/what-does-google-have-on-you-download-your-data/

 

7 Free Windows Apps for Exploring Your Creative Side

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-windows-apps-creative/

 

This Company Wants Easy, Secure Software Updates for Your Car
Over-the-air software updates are common for phones, but not for cars. That could change with two new partnerships announced by automotive supplier Continental.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354538/this-company-wants-easy-secure-software-updates-for-your-ca?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

DoublePulsar: The Undetectable Backdoor
http://askbobrankin.com/doublepulsar_the_undetectable_backdoor.html

 

What happened to all the small, premium Windows 10 tablets?

https://www.windowscentral.com/what-ever-happened-all-small-windows-10-tablets?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

Phishing and Social Engineering Cause Over Half of Cyber Incidents

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/phishing-and-social-engineering/

 

Libre OS USB: An On-the-Go System that Runs from a Flash Drive

https://www.maketecheasier.com/libre-os-usb/

 

Microsoft issues critical security patches. Have you updated yet?
19 critical vulnerabilities addressed by latest Patch Tuesday updates.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/microsoft-issues-critical-security-patches-updated-yet/

 

Tip: Move Your Music Collection to a New Subscription Service

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/121320/tip-move-music-collection-new-subscription-service?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_3HZX8oWboJ56L4UK_8Pk9aVHI-jkQfaj5YGGuznfp_FZLdLdPFSQQfX3Rxneyhh0TXaxxn7jqAyEAplWHyFx7NcAZNQ&_hsmi=53901263

 

This notorious data-stealing malware has suddenly burst back into life

The Adwind Trojan can conduct espionage on operating systems including Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and Android.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-notorious-data-stealing-malware-has-suddenly-burst-back-to-life/

 

Desktop GPU Performance Hierarchy Table

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gpu-hierarchy,4388.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170711-th

 

How to Temporarily Lock Your PC if Someone Tries to Guess Your Password

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/29395/temporarily-lock-your-pc-if-somebody-tries-to-guess-your-password/

 

A new Amazon patent stops you from checking prices online while you shop in a physical store (AMZN)

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/amazon-patent-stops-checking-prices-094840710.html

 

WiFi Woes: Fixing Troublesome Signals

http://www.worldstart.com/wifi-woes-fixing-troublesome-signals/

 

The OneLogin Hack Was Serious and It Taught Us a Lesson

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/onelogin-hack-taught-lesson/

 

Which CPU Should You Buy? Intel Core i5 vs. i7

We outline each Intel processor line and explain what it all means for your next desktop or laptop purchase, especially with Core i9 on the way.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2404674,00.asp?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

[Windows 10 Tip #4] - Cortana: Friend or Foe?
http://askbobrankin.com/windows_10_tip_4_cortana_friend_or_foe.html

 

Google to Stop Scanning Emails for Advertising Purposes

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10131/google-stop-scanning-emails-advertising-purposes

 

How to Protect Your Identity, Personal Data and Property

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/protect-yourself,review-4379.html

 

The Differences Between Multiverse, Universe, Restricted, and Main Repositories on Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/multiverse-universe-restricted-main-repositories-ubuntu/

 

Yes, iPad Pro is ready to be your work machine--with one baffling exception.

Jason Snell details why Apple's new iPad Pro models are up to the challenge of being work computers. He points out that iOS 11--aside from one notable omission--is where the iPad Pro really shines.

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/yes-ipad-pro-is-ready-to-be-your-work-machine-with-one-baffling-exception/

 

And It Just Doesn’t Work

https://www.thurrott.com/paul/121346/just-doesnt-work?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8iTDdg7OWx-7y2rM7WHwWOBiBzW0v-5K1BEy8-NyZ4_aulYZpEgH69IvS0ek2d7N9Ltmz1nAeYx7YZsMhg6rT70HKcBQ&_hsmi=53901263

 

North Korea carried out the WannaCry ransomware attack, say security services

The cybersecurity arm of British intelligence services has reportedly suggested the global ransomware outbreak was launched from North Korea.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/wannacry-ransomware-attack-carried-out-by-north-korea-say-security-services/

 

All About Ethereum, The New Cryptocurrency King

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ethereum-cryptocurrency-beginners-guide,34820.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170711-th

 

How (and Why) to Port Your Old Phone Number to Google Voice

https://www.howtogeek.com/92075/how-to-port-your-phone-number-to-google-voice/

 

YouTube’s heatmaps show where eyes linger in VR videos

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/youtube-heatmaps-show-where-eyes-230900330.html

 

How to Make a Photo Slideshow With Movie Maker

http://www.worldstart.com/how-to-make-a-photo-slideshow-with-movie-maker/print

 

How to Use Gmail Like a Desktop Email Client in 7 Simple Steps

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-simple-steps-gmail-desktop-email-client/

 

Is Your VPN Leaking?

Check your virtual private network of choice to see if it's truly private, or if that VPN's middle name is just a suggestion.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/354450/is-your-vpn-leaking?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251379-cryptocurrency-craze-sends-gpu-prices-skyrocketing?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

[Windows 10 Tip] Change Maximum Days Limit to Pause Windows Updates Installation

http://www.askvg.com/windows-10-tip-change-maximum-days-limit-to-pause-windows-updates-installation/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29

 

The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) is a survey that measures the commitment of Member States to cybersecurity in order to raise awareness.

http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Cybersecurity/Pages/GCI-2017.aspx

 

How to Get Notified of Updates for Your Gnome Shell Extensions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-notified-of-update-gnome-shell-extensions/

 

Intel Core i9-7900X Review and Ratings

http://www.computershopper.com/components/reviews/intel-core-i9-7900x?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

New Carbon Capture Tech Makes Your Favorite Craft Breweries More Eco-Friendly

https://www.geek.com/tech/new-carbon-capture-tech-makes-your-favorite-craft-breweries-more-eco-friendly-1704721/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Inside Microsoft's Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

According to iFixit, Microsoft's Surface Laptop is not a laptop. It's a glue-filled monstrosity.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/inside-microsofts-surface-laptop-and-surface-pro-5/

 

Biostar Reveals Mining-Focused Radeon RX 470D Graphics Card

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/biostar-mining-470d-graphics-card,34940.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170711-th

 

Do You Need to “Eject” MTP Devices Connected to Windows?

https://www.howtogeek.com/275622/do-you-need-to-eject-mtp-devices-connected-to-windows/

 

The AtariBox console is real: Atari’s back in the hardware biz

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/atari-upcoming-game-console-based-221213003.html

 

Everything You Need to Know About 5 Biggest Messenger Apps

http://www.worldstart.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-5-biggest-messenger-apps/

 

You Now Have 7 Ways to Turn Your Smartphone Into a PC 

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-turn-smartphone-into-pc/

 

University ransomware attacks: services remain disrupted, warnings over further attacks.

University College London and Ulster University are still dealing with the aftermath of ransomware attacks, which could be linked according to security experts.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/university-ransomware-attacks-services-remain-disrupted-warnings-over-further-attacks/

 

Could an Update Mean a Google Glass Resurgence?

Google Glass got its first software update in nearly three years, but it only adds Bluetooth support and some unnamed bug fixes.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354513/could-an-update-mean-a-google-glass-resurgence?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251390-leak-reveals-cia-tools-spy-offline-computers-usb-drives?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

Surfing the web through a virtual private network ensures that your online activities are both private and secure.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3158192/privacy/howand-whyyou-should-use-a-vpn-any-time-you-hop-on-the-internet.html

 

Russians Are Suspects in Phishing Attacks Involving U.S. Nuclear Site

https://blog.knowbe4.com/russians-are-suspects-in-phishing-attacks-involving-u.s.-nuclear-site

 

Install and Use i3 Window Manager on Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-use-i3-window-manager-ubuntu/

 

Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds.

With the Windows 10 Creators Update shipped, Microsoft is working on the next major update. We track all the new builds for Microsoft Insiders here.

http://www.computerworld.com/article/3118132/microsoft-windows/windows-10-redstone-a-guide-to-the-builds.html

 

New Designer Protein Could Lead to Flu Cure

https://www.geek.com/culture/new-designer-protein-could-lead-to-flu-cure-1703363/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

All Eyes On Graphics Card Shortage, Few Answers Forthcoming

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/gpu-shortage-2017,34964.html?utm_source=th-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20170711-th

 

How to Stop Your Mouse from Waking Up Your Windows PC]

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/15132/stop-your-mouse-from-waking-up-your-windows-7-computer/

 

Now doctors need to be hackers, too

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/now-doctors-hackers-too-210100538.html

 

Google Backup And Sync To Make Backing Up Your Files Much Simpler

https://www.forbes.com/sites/amitchowdhry/2017/06/16/google-backup-and-sync/#2f5172a91309

 

Amazon Just Hired a Computing Legend Who Could Take AWS to the Next Level.

Amazon made a big-time hire that may further boost its Amazon Web Services division.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/06/15/amazon-just-hired-a-computing-legend-that-could-ta.aspx

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KPMG: Cybersecurity Has Reached a ‘Tipping Point’ from Tech to CEO Business Issue
Still, a majority of US-based chief execs say they will be maintaining and not investing in security technology over the next three years, a recent study shows.

http://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/kpmg-cybersecurity-has-reached-a-tipping-point-from-tech-to-ceo-business-issue/a/d-id/1329179

 

Your Neighbors Could Be Ruining Your WiFi Connection — Here's How to Fix It

http://www.womansday.com/life/a59338/fix-home-wifi-connection/

 

Your next gaming laptop could be nearly as thin as a MacBook Air

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/next-gaming-laptop-could-nearly-153253081.html

 

How to Disable Driver Signature Verification on 64-Bit Windows 8 or 10 (So That You Can Install Unsigned Drivers)

https://www.howtogeek.com/167723/how-to-disable-driver-signature-verification-on-64-bit-windows-8.1-so-that-you-can-install-unsigned-drivers/

 

First impressions of the NuVision 8-inch Windows 10 tablet
Cheap, eight-inch Windows 10 tablets are all over the place these days, but which one is the best? Here's our first impressions of the NuVision W560L.

https://www.windowscentral.com/nuvision-windows-10-first-impressions

 

Enable File History in Windows 10

File History is advertised as Windows 10's backup solution. In reality, it can be a useful component of a larger strategy. I'll show you how to set it up.

https://askleo.com/enable-file-history-windows-10/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Id7njsp_J3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20170711&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Android 7.0 – Use Data Saver To Save Battery Life

http://www.worldstart.com/android-7-0-use-data-saver-to-save-battery-life/

 

10+ Insane ATM Scams That You Wouldn’t Even Notice

http://www.boredpanda.com/how-to-spot-atm-scam/

 

5 Must-Have Security Tools for Your Linux PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/must-have-security-tools-for-linux/

 

Vaping, e-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/vaping-e-cigarettes-hack-computers/

 

[Windows 10 Tip #5] - The Windows Store
http://askbobrankin.com/windows_10_tip_5_the_windows_store.html

 

Web Hosting Provider Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Attackers

https://blog.knowbe4.com/web-hosting-provider-pays-1-million-to-ransomware-attackers

 

7 Essential Kodi Tips for New Users

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-kodi-tips-new-users/

 

How to Stop GIFs From Auto-Playing in Your Browser
The GIF just turned 30. But if you hate being inundated with animations on the web, here's how to stop the GIFs.

http://www.pcmag.com/article/345706/how-to-stop-animated-gifs-from-auto-playing-in-your-browser

 

Five secret tricks only serious Gmail ninjas need to know

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/m/474bf090-2847-387e-92c3-7e1624d8d575/five-secret-tricks-only.html

 

How to Fix Hard Drive Problems with Chkdsk in Windows 7, 8, and 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/guide-to-using-check-disk-in-windows-vista/

 

Pen support in the Surface Laptop makes more sense than you might think
Like many of you, I thought pen support in the Surface Laptop was a silly idea, until I needed it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/pen-support-surface-laptop-makes-more-sense-you-might-think?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

Enabling Google Two-Factor Authentication
Two-factor authentication is a powerful way to protect your account. We'll enable two-factor and take an additional, critical, step to secure it.

https://askleo.com/enabling-google-two-factor-authentication/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Id7njsp_J3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20170711&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Using an External Hard Drive On Multiple Computers

http://www.worldstart.com/using-an-external-hard-drive-on-multiple-computers/

 

Alert: There are too many cybersecurity alerts

https://www.americanbanker.com/news/alert-there-are-too-many-cybersecurity-alerts

 

How to Permanently Disable Windows Maintenance

https://www.maketecheasier.com/permanently-disable-windows-maintenance/

 

HOW AN ENTIRE NATION BECAME RUSSIA'S TEST LAB FOR CYBERWAR

https://www.wired.com/story/russian-hackers-attack-ukraine/

 

[HOWTO] Detect and Remove Keyloggers

http://askbobrankin.com/howto_detect_and_remove_keyloggers.html

 

Windows 10 Stops Ransomware Cold? Not So Fast!

https://blog.knowbe4.com/windows-10-stops-ransomware-cold-not-so-fast

 

9 Reasons to Switch From Chrome to Firefox

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/switch-chrome-firefox/

 

Microsoft Forced to Release More Patches for Windows XP (Yep)
They're designed to protect against future state-sponsored malware attacks akin to last month's WannaCry, but are not a substitute for upgrading your OS.

http://www.pcmag.com/news/354331/microsoft-forced-to-release-more-patches-for-windows-xp-yep

 

Apple Music isn’t even close to catching up to Spotify

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/apple-music-isn-t-even-close-catching-spotify-023009495.html

 

How to Use the Snipping Tool in Windows to Take Screenshots

https://www.howtogeek.com/207754/how-to-use-the-snipping-tool-in-windows-to-take-screenshots/

 

Keep an eye on things with a Wi-Fi camera for $60

https://www.windowscentral.com/digital-offers-keep-eye-things-wi-fi-camera-60

 

How Should I Password Protect an External Drive?
You want more than a password, you want encryption. Encrypting an external drive can be done with the right software.

https://askleo.com/password-protect-external-drive/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Id7njsp_J3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20170711&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Best Inexpensive PC Options For A Writer

http://www.worldstart.com/best-inexpensive-pc-options-for-a-writer/

 

Russian hackers selling login credentials of UK politicians, diplomats – report
They're oldies but could still spill the goodies, say experts

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/23/russian_hackers_trade_login_credentials/

 

How to Customise and Pimp Your Bash Prompt in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/customise-bash-prompt-linux/

 

No coding required: Node-RED on a Raspberry Pi
Check out this tutorial to see how easy it is to set up hardware flows with Node-RED's drag-and-drop interface.

https://opensource.com/article/17/7/nodered-raspberrypi-hardware?sc_cid=70160000000h0P0AAI

 

Microsoft Sets Dangerous Precedent With Another New Patch for Windows XP

https://www.petri.com/microsoft-sets-dangerous-precedent-another-new-patch-windows-xp?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_802mvLoWqHUo668fKPB4N8aRDYKkzjV-hf5lyWyCmzIOPHkNoq5t1g5oM8aFUT98KiJMToET21r6c61kcMD6Hg3E85w&_hsmi=53123987

 

How to monitor, measure, and manage your broadband consumption
Dealing with a data cap? Tired of getting dinged for busting through it? Learn how to identify the hogs on your network and how to make sure your ISP is delivering everything you’re paying for.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3072638/home-networking/how-to-measure-monitor-and-manage-your-broadband-consumption.html

 

Global Cyber Alliance: "Few U.S. Hospitals Secure Their Email Against Phishing"

https://blog.knowbe4.com/global-cyber-alliance-few-u.s.-hospitals-secure-their-email-against-phishing

 

Download Thousands of Free Ebooks Formatted for Modern E-Readers

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-thousands-free-ebooks-formatted-modern-e-readers/

 

Snapchat Now Lets You Spy on Friends' Locations
The new Snap Map has a 'ghost mode' that lets you browse a map of your friends' locations without sharing your own.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354494/snapchat-now-lets-you-spy-on-friends-locations?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

DirecTV Now tempts potential subscribers with free Roku box

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/directv-now-tempts-potential-subscribers-032300262.html

 

Keeping Your Device Secure

https://www.howtogeek.com/school/basic-android-guide/lesson4/

 

GetThemAll and Enhancer for YouTube browser extensions arrive for Microsoft Edge

https://www.windowscentral.com/getthemall-and-enhancer-youtube-extensions-edge

 

[Windows Tip] How to Remove “NEW” Tag from Newly Installed Program Shortcuts in Start Menu

http://www.askvg.com/windows-tip-how-to-remove-new-tag-from-newly-installed-program-shortcuts-in-start-menu/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

 

Guide to using public wifi safely and securely

https://www.comparitech.com/vpn-privacy/using-public-wifi-safely-and-securely/

 

F-Secure Labs Shares the Top Companies Spoofed In Spam In 2017

http://www.informationsecuritybuzz.com/news/f-secure-labs-shares-top-companies-spoofed-spam-2017/

 

How to Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in GNOME Shell

https://www.maketecheasier.com/enable-picture-in-picture-mode-gnome-shell/

 

Jaff ransomware demanding $4,000 to unlock your files? Now you can get them back for free
Kaspersky Lab has released a free decryption tool for Jaff ransomware after exploiting vulnerabilities in the malware's code.

http://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/jaff-ransomware-demanding-4000-to-unlock-your-files-now-you-can-get-them-back-for-free/

 

The Door Opens To New Windows Linux Subsystems

https://www.petri.com/door-opens-new-windows-linux-subsystems?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_fJHY9DyP5oTO1MN5ekeUnYFpXatj624anyHVXlIRzK_MdTKRQFxk4dnWGpGBEWsVezQ6OvDApGP-g92nJ79wcGXUk4Q&_hsmi=53562629

 

Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/06/why-so-many-top-hackers-hail-from-russia/

 

10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-search-engines-explore-deep-invisible-web/

 

5 Things Not to Do After a Data Breach
Everyone is a data breach target these days. In this article, we offer five examples of how not to respond to a cyberattack.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/354410/what-not-to-do-after-a-data-breach?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft has finally beaten Apple’s legendary keyboard design

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-finally-beaten-apple-legendary-keyboard-design-214604974.html

 

How to Fix: Remove Update_Windows.exe / Update.exe Virus (100% CPU Usage)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10130/how-fix-remove-updatewindowsexe-updateexe-virus-100-cpu-usage

 

Critical updates to Windows 10, XP and Vista for June Patch Tuesday
Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday was pretty unique
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3201006/microsoft-windows/critical-updates-to-windows-10-xp-and-vista-for-june-patch-tuesday.html

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Online Politics Riddled with 'Bots' Perpetuating Fake News

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10128/online-politics-riddled-bots-perpetuating-fake-news

 

Using Safe Mode on Windows 10

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/windows-10-giving-trouble-boot-191530303.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_11

 

Open Broadcaster Software

http://www.worldstart.com/open-broadcaster-software/print

 

Grab free rubberized grips with an Xbox Design Lab custom controller

https://www.windowscentral.com/grab-free-rubberized-grips-xbox-design-lab-custom-controller

 

How to Disable Fast User Switching in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-fast-user-switching-windows10/

 

The Best Windows 10 Apps

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-windows-8-modern-apps/

 

Nvidia Considers Multi-Chip GPUs for Future Designs

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/252022-nvidia-considers-multi-chip-gpus-future-designs?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

Microsoft Delivers Another Blockbuster Windows 10 Insider Preview Build

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/119163/microsoft-delivers-another-blockbuster-windows-10-insider-preview-build?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--hz-PkHIy79WdOjowvFwOrYtmBtSsspopUWZj-UBGl2AnaZcDZ-LsvfNbkr_EI9VHhKInDud2kUQLq0JVcpfwwyubuCQ&_hsmi=53436140

 

Mozilla patches 32 vulnerabilities in Firefox 54
The latest version of the browser is no long vulnerable to a bug which triggered exploitable crashes.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/mozilla-patches-32-vulnerabilities-in-firefox-54/

 

How to Add “Open with Notepad” to the Windows Context Menu for All Files

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/add-open-with-notepad-to-the-context-menu-for-all-files/

 

KASPERSKY LAB’S RAKHNIDECRYPTOR CAN NOW DECRYPT RANSOMWARE FOR FREE

https://www.pcmech.com/article/kaspersky-labs-rakhnidecryptor-can-now-decrypt-ransomware-for-free/

 

Better At Listening, Voice Recognition Will Reshape Your Relationship With Technology

https://www.forbes.com/sites/samsungtv/2017/06/15/better-at-listening-voice-recognition-will-reshape-your-relationship-with-technology/#2d9368ab4148

 

Privacy 101: Why You Need a VPN
The federal government opened the floodgates to allow ISPs to sell your personal data without your permission. Sound sketchy? Here's how to protect yourself.

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

 

CRYSIS Ransomware Is Back And Uses RDP Brute Force To Attack U.S. Healthcare Orgs

https://blog.knowbe4.com/crysis-ransomware-is-back-and-uses-rdp-brute-force-to-attack-u.s.-healtcare

 

Best Bluetooth speakers
We'll help you find the best wireless speakers for pairing with your smartphone or tablet—whatever your budget, and whatever music floats your boat.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3123762/speakers/best-bluetooth-speakers.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-06-29&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-06-29&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper gets its first benchmark results — and it’s fast

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/amd-ryzen-threadripper-gets-first-181616818.html

 

14 Windows Programs You Should Be Using

http://www.worldstart.com/14-windows-programs-you-should-be-using/print

 

Check out Chuwi's budget Surface clone in action

https://www.windowscentral.com/check-out-chuwis-budget-surface-clone-action

 

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

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-android-guest-mode/

 

How to Clean Your Laptop Screen, Cover, Keyboard, and Fans

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-laptop-screen-cover-keyboard/

 

Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 450 Will Give Budget Phones a Boost

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/251755-qualcomm-announces-snapdragon-450-give-cheap-phones-boost?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

Tip: Upgrade Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/119180/tip-upgrade-windows-10-s-windows-10-pro?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9FVMUdJ01H9e0EfKT-MwGFrcdAv04sNrCqMjAwxk6JUXJ_pFUS6QH1hEuAXe-KMFXFdn-hPdByG5dNQ6eps2jykmcGzA&_hsmi=53436140

 

'Fileless malware' attacks, used on banks, have been around for years
Recent malware attacks seen at 140 banks, telecoms and governments

http://www.csoonline.com/article/3168400/security/fileless-malware-attacks-used-at-banks-have-been-around-for-years.html?

 

Quickly See All The Keyboard Shortcuts For Any Mac App with CheatSheet

https://www.howtogeek.com/281257/quickly-see-all-the-keyboard-shortcuts-for-any-mac-app-with-cheatsheet/

 

HOW TO SYNC NOTIFICATIONS BETWEEN WINDOWS 10 DEVICES

https://www.pcmech.com/article/how-to-sync-notifications-between-windows-10-devices/

 

Get An Amazon Echo For Half Off Before Prime Day

https://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonykarcz/2017/07/08/get-an-amazon-echo-for-half-off-before-prime-day/#296ce29520cd

 

'Year Million' Predicts a Future Where Humans Are Digital Gods
We talked with Dave O'Connor, executive producer of the NatGeo series Year Million, about what you find when you follow technological evolution 10, 100, and even a million years out.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/354342/year-million-predicts-a-future-where-humans-are-digital-go?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

[Heads-Up] First-Ever Russian Malicious Mac Macro Discovered

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-first-ever-russian-malicious-mac-macro-discovered

 

VeraPlus Advanced Home Controller review: This expensive hub fails to deliver
We can’t recommend this smart home hub to users with any level of experience.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3204025/hubs-controllers/veraplus-advanced-home-controller-review-this-expensive-hub-fails-to-deliver.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-06-29&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-06-29&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

Twitter launches its biggest redesign in years

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/twitter-launches-biggest-ios-redesign-130000978.html

 

5 Reasons Why Instructions Don’t Look Like Your Device

http://www.worldstart.com/5-reasons-why-instructions-dont-look-like-your-device/

 

Grab some Alcantara Ray-Ban Wayfarers to match your Surface Laptop because, why not?

https://www.windowscentral.com/grab-some-alcantara-ray-ban-sunglasses-match-your-surface-laptop-because-why-not?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

5 of the Best Panorama Apps for Android that Take Stunning Photos

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-panorama-apps-for-android/

 

Supercharge Google Assistant With These 7 Amazing IFTTT Applets

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-assistant-amazing-ifttt-applets/

 

Windows 10 S FAQ: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's streamlined operating system
Windows 10 S is Microsoft's answer to Chromebooks in schools, but you'll be able to buy it too. Here's everything you need to know.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3194280/windows/windows-10-s-faq-everything-you-need-to-know-about-microsofts-streamlined-operating-system.html

 

Microsoft Brings Dictation to Office

https://www.thurrott.com/office/118727/microsoft-brings-dictation-office?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9EeJyqELW8b3e_TsaaZ8nQFo-Olpe59fAZAwXXeLPZMzGriRyONlF0OmX-69PfUwuOqd2zRB9XweqSYP6bOwEmw8t9Tg&_hsmi=53436140

 

'How foul-mouthed hackers messed up my life'

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40281353

 

How to Choose Which Files Windows Search Indexes on Your PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/272158/how-to-choose-which-files-windows-search-indexes-on-your-pc/

 

WHAT IS MIXED REALITY AND WILL IT CATCH ON?

https://www.pcmech.com/article/what-is-mixed-reality/

 

Google wants to kill your phone
Every smartphone is both a phone and a computer. Google is working to get rid of the phone part.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/3204518/mobile-wireless/google-wants-to-kill-your-phone.html

 

Apple May Build a Car, But No One Will Buy It
Based on Tim Cook's comments and the company's core competencies, autonomous ride-sharing tech could bring Apple success via robo-taxis.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/354376/apple-may-build-a-car-but-no-one-will-buy-it?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

RanSim

https://knowbe4.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/229040167#FALSEPOSITIVE

 

How to calibrate your TV to get the best picture possible
A few simple adjustments can help your TV produce a more accurate picture. We'll show you how.

http://www.techhive.com/article/2079503/smart-tv/easily-calibrate-your-new-hdtv.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-06-29&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-06-29&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

The key to better wireless charging lies in quantum mechanics

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/key-better-wireless-charging-lies-214200129.html

 

Are My Old Zip 10 Drives Compatible With Windows 10?

http://www.worldstart.com/are-my-old-zip-10-drives-compatible-with-windows-10/print

 

Microsoft must launch a Surface phone — and get it right the first time

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-must-launch-surface-phone-it-will-huge-gamble?utm_medium=slider&utm_campaign=navigation&utm_source=wp

 

This Apple Chip Project Is Worth Your Attention

http://marketrealist.com/2017/06/this-apple-chip-project-is-worth-your-attention/?utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=feed&yptr=yahoo

 

The Best Windows Software

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-windows-software/

 

How to set up a wireless router
These tips will make your wireless router installation even easier.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/249185/networking/how-to-set-up-a-wireless-router.html

 

Programmer Develops Phone Bot To Target Windows Support Scammers 

https://it.slashdot.org/story/17/02/08/2022234/programmer-develops-phone-bot-to-target-windows-support-scammers

 

proofpoint: Q1 Threat Report

Our latest threat report reveals top threats and trends for Q1 2017

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/quarterly-threat-summary

 

How to Back Up Your Text Messages to Dropbox or Google Drive on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/271866/how-to-back-up-your-text-messages-to-dropbox-or-google-drive-on-android/

 

Microsoft Will Remove SMB1 Networking Protocol from Upcoming Windows 10 Release

https://www.petri.com/microsoft-will-remove-smb1-networking-protocol-upcoming-windows-10-release?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--sI66nMDDpPcqZq8LUgghtDg0eWlMDvch8ObtWFiwk-j8CDdcZU6o5X87e1qgWZo7dGMyi0Fu9BobIeK4V-vNlD-DPEQ&_hsmi=53436140

 

The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more
Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

http://www.techconnect.com/article/2854456/laptop-computers/the-best-pc-laptops-of-the-year.html

 

The Best Pet Trackers and GPS Dog Collars
With location and activity tracking, these capable pet wearables can help make sure your dog or cat is both safe and healthy.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/354245/the-best-pet-trackers-and-gps-dog-collars?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=lab-report=utm_medium=title

 

How vulnerable is your network against ransomware infections? 

https://www.knowbe4.com/ransomware-simulator

 

Best white LED smart bulbs
Color smart bulbs are fun, but white bulbs are a lot more practical. We’ll help you find the right one.

http://www.techhive.com/article/3136747/lighting/best-white-led-smart-bulbs.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2017-06-29&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Best%20of%20TechHive%20%202017-06-29&utm_term=techhive_bestof_html

 

Microsoft Pix Camera imitates Prisma with its AI-powered filters

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-pix-camera-imitates-prisma-232400754.html

 

Say Goodbye to the Roboform Toolbar in Firefox. Here's why

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10129/say-goodbye-roboform-toolbar-firefox-heres-why

 

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

https://thenextweb.com/lifehacks/2017/06/14/how-when-why-to-reset-the-pram-smc-on-your-mac/

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