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Sat 4/14/2018 1232
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Sat 1232 4/14/2018

Facial Recognition Spots Criminal in Crowd of 60,000

In China, there's nowhere to hide from the combo of cameras, facial recognition, AI, and all-knowing database.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360413/facial-recognition-spots-criminal-in-crowd-of-60-000

 

What to Do If Your Facebook Account Is Hacked

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/facebook-account-hacked-what-to-do,news-25267.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=nN7bmwFMeU025sRG41z6ovqTJZ_-NGMj-36-zCqjI6qQ4hSRB6wgclzbudeoUdLS

 

How To Upgrade Or Replace Your PC’s RAM

https://www.howtogeek.com/346541/how-to-upgrade-or-replace-your-pcs-ram/

 

MORE POWER TO YOUR PI

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/pi-power-supply-chip/

 

3 tests show Facebook is determined to make Stories the default

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/05/facebook-stories-default/

 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg owes lawmakers answers to these questions

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-owes-lawmakers-answers-questions-232332909.html

 

How to Use Your Smartphone’s Camera to Test Your Remote Control’s Batteries

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smartphones-camera-test-remote-controls-batteries/

 

Plextor M8V SSD Review: BiCS Flash Hits The Mainstream

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/plextor-m8v-ssd,5459.html

 

How to check if your Facebook data was obtained by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook made available a help page to check if your data was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-facebook-data-cambridge-analytica/

 

5G is coming, and it will cost you. What you need to know

https://www.komando.com/tips/450387/5g-is-coming-what-do-you-need-to-know

 

Cortana Is Getting the Ability to Read Messages Aloud

https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/156352/cortana-getting-ability-read-messages-aloud?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-96Dgssu4F9vt1tHVCgxGUoTeMA4nXjyjm1U26igyam4BRL_PsslOhg6fmiDeBiFDabBNG-3MwTX10AUNMuPf7HVRTBbg&_hsmi=62053418

 

Some Chrome VPN Extensions Leak DNS Queries

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/some-chrome-vpn-extensions-leak-dns-queries/

 

Dell’s new gaming laptops are refreshingly affordable

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/dell-new-laptops-release-date-price/

 

8 Dumbest Things Congress Asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

https://www.geek.com/tech/8-dumbest-things-congress-asked-facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-1736823/

 

Chrome to Support New Password-Free Logins

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/chrome-webauthn-support,news-26946.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=LefCHADKVdv_WeQbO4eUj2vlEZxx5U9TD9pLm-Mab8s5Bc0CvPOYFcs47qVOEW6D

 

Why You Should Always Install 64-bit Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/348850/why-you-should-always-install-64-bit-windows/

 

RASPBERRY JAM

https://www.raspberrypi.org/jam/

 

Twitter claims more progress on squeezing terrorist content

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/05/twitter-transparency-report-12/

 

Pandora CEO is doubling down on podcasts

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pandora-ceo-doubling-podcasts-180327392.html

 

How to Download All of Your Facebook Photos

https://www.maketecheasier.com/download-facebook-photos/

 

AMD Rebrands RX 500 Series GPUs As RX 500X Series

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-rebrands-rx-500-series-gpus,36866.html

 

Leaked Apple memo reveals 12 people were arrested for leaking last year

The company found a total of 29 people who leaked private info.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/13/apple-memo-urges-employees-stop-leaking/

 

Use a USB drive to lock and unlock your PC

https://www.komando.com/downloads/445175/use-a-usb-drive-to-lock-and-unlock-your-pc

 

Apple Struggles to Sell the HomePod

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/156371/apple-struggles-to-sell-the-homepod?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-96Dgssu4F9vt1tHVCgxGUoTeMA4nXjyjm1U26igyam4BRL_PsslOhg6fmiDeBiFDabBNG-3MwTX10AUNMuPf7HVRTBbg&_hsmi=62053418

 

Decrypters for Some Versions of Magniber Ransomware Released

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/decrypters-for-some-versions-of-magniber-ransomware-released/

 

Anker’s pocket-sized portable home theater has never been cheaper than it is on Amazon today

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/best-portable-projector-2018-nebula-capsule-sale/

 

Zuckerberg Admits Facebook Collects Data on Non-Users

He doesn't recognize the term "shadow profiles" and says the data collection is for security purposes.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360389/zuckerberg-admits-facebook-collects-data-on-non-users

 

True Key Password Manager Review

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/true-key,review-3779.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=K8KokkXk_q_tDb7JKkMwRgXC5UzUirEMdEkI4umGbmmwPpsvAQQopjKhL3wR7Bf-

 

ESPN Launches $5 Streaming Service, Without Their TV Channels

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/espn-launches-5-streaming-service-without-their-tv-channels/

 

ONLINE TRAINING for Raspberry Pi

https://www.raspberrypi.org/training/online/

 

Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro will be shaped by workflows

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/05/apples-2019-imac-pro-will-be-shaped-by-workflows/

 

New study finds 66% of shared links on Twitter came from bots

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/new-study-finds-66-shared-links-twitter-came-bots-140230916.html

 

Software Roundup: 5 Smart Clipboard Managers for Your Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smart-clipboard-managers-for-mac-roundup/

 

Cloudflare Launches ‘Spectrum’ DDoS Protection Service For All Internet Traffic

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/cloudflare-spectrum-ddos-protection-internet,36875.html

 

Apple Isn’t Selling Many HomePods (Probably)

https://www.reviewgeek.com/3078/apple-isnt-selling-many-homepods-probably/

 

Ride share gadgets that will get you 5 star reviews

https://www.komando.com/tips/449020/must-have-gadgets-to-turn-your-older-car-into-a-hot-ride

 

Microsoft's 4 most disappointing products and services

Microsoft makes a lot of great products ... but it also makes a few bad ones.

https://www.windowscentral.com/four-most-disappointing-microsoft-services-and-products

 

Android Trojan Steals Data From Facebook Messenger, Skype, Other IM Clients

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/android-trojan-steals-data-from-facebook-messenger-skype-other-im-clients/

 

Amazon has a $27 multicolor LED bulb with a Bluetooth speaker built in

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/led-light-bulb-built-in-speaker/

 

Google's Speech Recognition Can Now Handle Cocktail Parties

Noisy environments and multiple voices are no longer a problem for Google understanding what is being said.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360412/googles-speech-recognition-can-now-handle-cocktail-parties

 

Best Wireless Home Security Cameras 2018

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-home-security-cameras,review-2741.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=YWTCYr1buvOYDo04Z9ioNZGEJWynAq2Bknx_vqdrEX9IH5GcezxqsK_6Zq3yrtu3

 

What That “Not Optimized For Your Mac” Message Means

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/what-that-not-optimized-for-your-mac-message-means/

 

Raspberry Pi microSD card performance comparison - 2018

https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2018/raspberry-pi-microsd-card-performance-comparison-2018

 

Albertsons will offer Plated’s meal kits across hundreds of stores this year

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/albertsons-will-offer-plateds-meal-kits-across-hundreds-of-stores-this-year/

 

Amazon Patent Eavesdrops, Targets User Ads

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10318/amazon-patent-eavesdrops-targets-user-ads

 

What’s the Difference Between “Access Point” and “Repeater” Modes on Routers?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-point-vs-repeater-modes-routers/

 

Best Virtual Reality Headsets

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-virtual-reality-headsets,4722.html

 

Roomba 690 Review: What a Modern Robot Vacuum Should Be

https://www.reviewgeek.com/2946/roomba-690-review-what-a-modern-robot-vacuum-should-be/

 

How to keep mooches and spies off your Wi-Fi network and out of your files

https://www.komando.com/columns/427738/how-to-keep-mooches-and-spies-off-your-wi-fi-network-and-out-of-your-files

 

My four favorite fitness gadgets for the summer

Getting fit has never been so fun with the latest tech. Here is what I use every day to keep away the fat.

https://www.windowscentral.com/four-best-fitness-technologies-dan

 

Tor Project Discontinues Tor Messenger After Only 2.5 Years

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/tor-project-discontinues-tor-messenger-after-only-25-years/

 

Reddit’s first major redesign in over a decade is starting to roll out this week

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/reddit-redesign-release-date-compact-car

 

Unlocked Phones Are Booming in the US, But 1 Company Dominates

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is creating a mini-boom in US unlocked phone sales, but so far its success hasn't improved the fortunes of other unlocked vendors.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360397/unlocked-phones-are-booming-in-the-us-but-1-company-dominat

 

[Project] Raspberry Picorder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcB4Tia2YYU

 

BY EDUCATORS, FOR EDUCATORS (Raspberry Pi)

https://helloworld.raspberrypi.org/

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Fri 1231 4/13/2018

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803 RELEASE DELAYED, HERE’S WHY

Microsoft delays the official release of Windows 10 version 1803 due to a bug problem. It's currently working on the fix, but it may take weeks.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1803-release-delayed/

 

Chrome to Support New Password-Free Logins

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/chrome-webauthn-support,news-26946.html

 

7 Vital Windows Maintenance Tasks You Should Do More Often

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-maintenance-tasks/

 

Don’t Give Away ‘Secret Question’ Answers on Social Media

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/dont-give-away-secret-question-answers-on-social-media/

 

How to remove unwanted apps from Windows 10

https://www.komando.com/tips/438224/how-to-remove-unwanted-apps-from-windows-10

 

Ransomware Asks You To Play ‘PUBG’ To Decrypt Your Files

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/pubg-ransomware-funny-no-joke,36872.html

 

Amazon’s $95 sound bar has so much bass it doesn’t need a separate sub

http://bgr.com/2018/04/04/amazon-sound-bar-prime-shipping-under-100/

 

HP Expands Pavilion With New Laptops, Desktops, Gaming Machines

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/156275/hp-expands-pavilion-new-laptops-desktops-gaming-machines?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8ROU14FD2oEitPx8akHgQfZ7dqObBmTKY4sY3gWu0A6_pmrb0B7mSE5BEb1jpnJ-0ZU3f_lTvw4FcXyn_qOl09GvZTHQ&_hsmi=62014294

 

Apple Missed FTC Memo, Once Again Bricking Repaired Devices

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/267339-apple-missed-ftc-memo-once-again-bricking-repaired-devices

 

Google phone app to send spam calls straight to voicemail

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/04/12/google-phone-app-to-send-spam-calls-straight-to-voicemail.html

 

Use the Facebook Container Extension to Prevent Facebook from Tracking You

https://www.maketecheasier.com/facebook-container-extension/

 

Latest macOS Update Breaks Support for Many External Monitors

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/apple/latest-macos-update-breaks-support-for-many-external-monitors/

 

Facebook can’t move fast to fix the things it broke

It'll be months -- if not years -- before Facebook fixes some core issues.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/facebook-has-no-quick-solutions/

 

ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+, to launch April 12

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/02/espns-streaming-service-espn-to-launch-april-12/

 

Online Charisma: Why Personality Matters in Social Media Marketing

Despite years of advancements in the social media marketing space, creating organic, impactful impressions remains difficult. We spoke with some experts about why personality is important in all things social.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/360253/online-charisma-why-personality-matters-in-social-media-mar

 

Here's Which Android Phones Get Regular Security Updates

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/android-security-update-list,news-25221.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=SuAwsKQ9Y101d-M_uu5pso3_MI8C-9DY5LqTr3JPo40Y4_HP0R0rpb97WTN7T-OH

 

What Are Progressive Web Apps and How Do I Install One?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/progressive-web-apps/

 

Reminder: Removing “Void if Removed” Stickers Doesn’t Void Your Warranty

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/reminder-removing-void-if-removed-stickers-doesnt-void-your-warranty/

 

5 annoying Android problems and how to fix them

https://www.komando.com/tips/440156/5-annoying-android-problems-and-how-to-fix-them

 

Tom's Explains: What Do RGB+W And RGB+WW Mean?

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/what-is-rgb-w-rgb-ww,36764.html

 

New study says you’re eating 100 tiny chunks of plastic with every meal

http://bgr.com/2018/04/04/eating-plastics-study-every-meal/

 

New Ransomware Demand: Play Video Game, Not Cash

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10317/new-ransomware-demand-play-video-game-not-cash

 

Tiny Injectable Chip Can Monitor Alcohol Levels in the Body

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/267329-tiny-injectable-chip-can-monitor-alcohol-levels-in-the-body

 

Microsoft launches Windows Admin Center out of beta

https://venturebeat.com/2018/04/12/microsoft-launches-windows-admin-center-out-of-beta/

 

How to Watch Videos in Picture-in-Picture Mode with Media Player Classic

https://www.maketecheasier.com/watch-videos-pip-mode-media-player-classic/

 

6 Cortana Settings That Can Make Your Life Easier

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tips/virtual-assistants/6-cortana-settings-that-can-make-your-life-easier/

 

Apparently high-definition vinyl is coming next year

Good luck telling the difference on that $80 Crosley you bought at Target.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/high-definition-vinyl/

 

Shorter, skippable ads will be coming to YouTube

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/02/youtube-launches-a-shorter-skippable-ad-format/

 

The Best Chromebooks of 2018

Budget-friendly webcentric chromebooks can save you money, but is it worth it if you can find a capable Windows 10 laptop for well under $500? Here's what you need to know.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2413071,00.asp

 

Don't Secure Your Android Phone with a Pattern Lock

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/android-phone-pattern-lock,news-25884.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=oYWskKmVOqqbmLbitqlzJ4PeSXk8UZD6ohlVWotZdxBBODYrWnIg8Tp_8tkJaO8b

 

You’re Slowing Down Your PC: 6 Common Mistakes and What to Do Instead

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/common-mistakes-slow-down-pc/

 

Firefox, Chrome and Edge Will All Support WebAuthn’s Hardware Two Factor Authentication

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/firefox-chrome-and-edge-will-all-support-webauthns-hardware-two-factor-authentication/

 

How to record phone calls on your iPhone or Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/407016/how-to-record-phone-calls-on-your-iphone-or-android

 

HP Makes Mainstream Pavilion x360 and Notebook Laptops Surprisingly Premium

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/hp-pavilion-x360-2-in-1-notebooks,36871.html

 

The most popular Bluetooth speaker we’ve ever covered dropped to $21, a new all-time low

http://bgr.com/2018/04/04/portable-bluetooth-speaker-amazon-sale-oontz/

 

Western Digital Black 3D NVMe SSD: High-end performance at near entry-level prices

This NVMe SSD is a match for the Samsung 960 Pro, but it costs considerably less

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3265032/storage/western-digital-black-3d-nvme-ssd-review.html

 

Hacker Needed Just 2 Weeks to Add Save Backups to Nintendo Switch (white hacker)

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/267341-hacker-needed-just-2-weeks-to-add-save-backups-to-nintendo-switch

 

Here's How to Fully Turn Off Your Bluetooth and WiFi in iOS 11

https://www.popsugar.com/news/iOS-11-Control-Center-WiFi-Bluetooth-Turn-Off-Fully-44063541

 

How to Disable the Recycle Bin in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-recycle-bin-in-windows/

 

Intel Reveals Some CPU Models Will Never Receive Microcode Updates

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/hardware/intel-reveals-some-cpu-models-will-never-receive-microcode-updates/

 

Blizzard gives 16-year-old 'Warcraft III' a widescreen makeover

It's the last version that can run on Windows XP.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/blizzard-gives-16-year-old-warcraft-iii-a-widescreen-makeover/

 

Cloudflare’s new ‘privacy-focused’ DNS service speeds up your web browsing

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/01/cloudflares-new-privacy-focused-dns-service-speeds-up-your-web-browsing/

 

Trump Signs FOSTA, Igniting Online Censorship Concerns

FOSTA will let law enforcement prosecute websites for facilitating sex trafficking crimes, but critics worry the new law will trigger internet platforms to censor user content.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360372/trump-signs-fosta-igniting-online-censorship-concerns

 

What to Do If Your Facebook Data Went to Cambridge Analytica

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/facebook-cambridge-analytica-notification,news-26936.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=4YWlVQ-Hp1sl-51u7dorP72Bjfu7yz1Vl3swbCgx9ulsRsv_0IU7z84D6PLmyVqM

 

How to Use Snapchat: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-use-snapchat/

 

Can You Upgrade the RAM in Your Mac?

https://www.howtogeek.com/348562/can-you-upgrade-the-ram-in-your-mac/

 

5 must-do spy hacks you didn’t know until now

https://videos.komando.com/watch/34821597/5-must-do-spy-hacks-you-didnt-know-until-now

 

Congress Grills Facebook CEO Over 'Shadow Profiles'

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/congress-facebook-ceo-shadow-profiles,36869.html

 

Panera Bread breach affected anywhere between 10,000 and 37 million accounts

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/panera-bread-data-breach-warning/

 

A new email attack could infect you with ransomware and steal your passwords

A new outbreak of the Quant Loader trojan is tricking vulnerable users into opening malicious attachments that bypass browser security features.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/a-new-email-attack-could-infect-you-with-ransomware-and-steal-your-passwords/

 

Some Android Phones Are Missing Security Patches They Claim to Have

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/267375-some-android-phones-are-missing-security-patches-they-claim-to-have

 

Cryptocurrency-mining malware: Why it is such a menace and where it's going next

Cryptojacking is proving increasingly lucrative for cyber-attackers, and we're only at the beginning of this form of cybercrime -- here's how it has come to pose the threat it does and where it could go next.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cryptocurrency-mining-malware-why-it-is-such-a-menace-and-where-its-going-next/

 

Five Free Backup Applications for Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/five-free-backup-applications-for-mac/

 

New Michigan Law Makes Possession of Ransomware Illegal

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-michigan-law-makes-possession-of-ransomware-illegal/

 

FedEx will use smart glasses to help pilots land in emergencies

SAVED lets crews see what's outside when smoke fills the cockpit.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/fedex-using-smart-glasses-in-aircraft/

 

Google pay discrimination lawsuit is moving forward

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/05/google-pay-discrimination-lawsuit-is-moving-forward/

 

Comparing eSATA vs. USB 3.0

The USB 3.0 interface is standard on most new PCs and Macs, so why would you use eSATA instead? We compare eSATA vs. USB 3.0.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2413310,00.asp

 

Ring Floodlight Cam Review: The Home Security Device to Get

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/ring-floodlight-cam,review-5093.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=1U5_Xc6AZQ_wO2XfuCK-Jd8vDrlIJxR6gk4IJNes0wASxg5warMoaHX8O5cKPAYH

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Thur 1230 4/12/2018

When is your phone getting Android 8.0 Oreo? We asked every major manufacturer

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/phone-getting-android-8-0-205053754.html

 

Intel finishes Spectre patching, some older CPUs won't receive planned updates

RIP Core 2. You'll be missed.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3268007/components-processors/intel-finishes-spectre-cpu-patches-cancels-update-plans.html

 

Amazon celebrates its Ring acquisition with $100 smart doorbells

There's currently a two-week wait for shipping.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/amazon-ring-video-doorbell-on-sale/

 

Windows Insider RS5 Build 17639 Brings Us Improvements In Calculator and Sets

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-insider-rs5-build-17639-brings-us-improvements-in-calculator-and-sets/

 

HAWAIIAN VACATION THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/hawaiian-vacation-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Apple starting to alert users that it will end 32-bit app support on the Mac

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/11/apple-starting-to-alert-users-that-it-will-end-32-bit-app-support/

 

Researcher Hijacks Emergency Sirens With $30 Radio, Laptop

IT security provider Bastille Networks is warning that bad actors could conceivably pull off the hack to trigger false alarms. Fortunately, a patch is on the way.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360361/researcher-hijacks-emergency-sirens-with-30-radio-laptop

 

What Is Open-Source Hardware? What You Need to Know About Open Hardware

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-open-source-hardware

 

New site lets you test Google’s mysterious new OS that might someday replace Android

http://bgr.com/2018/04/05/google-fuchsia-os-download-test-site/

 

Open source Firefox Reality is a mixed reality browser that could bring VR mainstream

The new project from Mozilla, built with Servo, could be run on multiple platforms.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-source-firefox-reality-is-a-mixed-reality-browser-that-could-bring-vr-mainstream/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft: Which Tech Giant Will Fall First?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2018/04/12/apple-google-facebook-amazon-microsoft-which-tech-giant-will-fall-first/#50f6d8745e86

 

Cybercriminals secretly use your Chrome extensions to steal from you

https://www.komando.com/tips/449231/cybercriminals-secretly-use-your-chrome-extensions-to-steal-from-you

 

How To Upgrade and Install a New CPU or Motherboard (or Both)

https://www.howtogeek.com/348571/how-to-upgrade-and-install-a-new-cpu-or-motherboard-or-both/

 

Kaby Lake-G's Vega Credentials Questioned: Rapid Packed Math Not Working

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/kaby-lake-g-vega-polaris-graphics,36844.html

 

8 Ways Linux Is Taking Over the World

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-taking-over-world/

 

Researchers say some Android phone makers hide missed updates

Samsung and Sony phones are among those with skipped updates.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/researchers-some-android-phone-makers-hide-missed-updates/

 

Intel Tells Users to Uninstall Remote Keyboard App Over Unpatched Security Bugs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/intel-tells-users-to-uninstall-remote-keyboard-app-over-unpatched-security-bugs/

 

How to check if Windows 10 version 1803 is installed on you PC

Version 1803 is the next major release of Windows 10, but is it already installed on your PC? Here's how to tell.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-windows-10-1803-installed/

 

What happened to the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update?

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/11/what-happened-to-the-windows-10-spring-creators-update/

 

The Best Laptops for College Students

After you choose your school, the next most important decision you need to make is which computer you'll have for the next four years. Start your short list with these top-rated, value-focused laptops.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/285524/the-best-laptops-for-college-students

 

How to Use The Solarized Color Scheme In Your Applications to Prevent Eye Strain

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-solarized-color-scheme-protect-eyes/

 

These Bluetooth headphones are like nothing you’ve ever seen before

http://bgr.com/2018/04/04/best-neckbuds-amazon-wireless-headphones/

 

Apple planning to replace Intel CPUs in Macs with custom ARM processors by 2020

The Cupertino giant is in the early stages of planning the third major architecture shift of Mac systems.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-planning-to-replace-intel-cpus-in-macs-with-custom-arm-processors-by-2020/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The One Thing Nobody Has Told You About The New Apple iPad

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidphelan/2018/04/11/the-one-thing-nobody-has-told-you-about-the-new-apple-ipad-multi-tasking-features-how-to-multitask/#36a208284d6a

 

With this operating system you can have privacy and anonymity

https://www.komando.com/downloads/445178/with-this-operating-system-you-can-have-privacy-and-anonymity

 

What is Android One?

https://www.howtogeek.com/347828/what-is-android-one/

 

Best Graphics Cards

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gpus,4380.html

 

Using Google Assistant Routines to Automate Your Morning, Noon, and Night

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-assistant-routines-automate/

 

Mozilla activates Tracking Protection by default for Firefox on iOS

It's the same tech that's used in Firefox Focus and the desktop browser.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/firefox-ios-tracking-protection/

 

Google Chrome Extension Detects "Zero-Width Character" Fingerprinting Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-chrome-extension-detects-zero-width-character-fingerprinting-attacks/

 

WINDOWS 10 UPDATE KB4100375 (BUILD 17133.73) RELEASES FOR VERSION 1803

Microsoft releases the first quality update for Windows 10 version 1803 with several fixes, when we thought the spring update was going to rollout instead.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4100375-windows-10-build-17133-73/

 

Snap introduces group video calls for up to 16 people

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/snap-introduces-group-video-calls-for-up-to-16-people/

 

The 7 best new features of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

See the biggest and best changes that the latest version of Windows 10 introduces.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/best-new-features-of-windows-10-spring-creators-update/#ftag=CADf328eec

 

4 Little-Known Things You Can Do in Gmail to Improve Your Productivity

https://www.maketecheasier.com/gmail-improve-productivity/

 

Europe’s new privacy law must work because Facebook didn’t want to roll out worldwide changes initially

http://bgr.com/2018/04/04/facebook-vs-gdpr-law-privacy-europe/

 

Panera Bread website leaked customer data for 8 months, 'fix' failed to patch flaw

Representatives from the company downplayed the issue on Fox Business Network after Brian Krebs broke the story.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/panera-bread-website-leaked-customer-data-for-8-months-fix-failed-to-patch-flaw/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Intel Working on New Discrete GPUs, Codenamed Arctic Sound

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/267273-intel-working-on-new-discrete-gpus-codenamed-arctic-sound

 

Free antispy tool for Windows 10

https://www.komando.com/downloads/442055/free-antispy-tool-for-windows-10

 

Spotify and Hulu Will Offer a $13 Bundle

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/spotify-and-hulu-will-offer-a-13-bundle/

 

Facebook Launches Data Abuse Bounty Program

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/facebook-data-abuse-bounty-program,36858.html

 

12 Free Pedometer Apps That Are Better Than Fitbit

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-free-pedometer-apps/

 

Microsoft Mixer streams now support Lightstream Studio effects

The partnership helps streamers make their broadcasts look more polished.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/microsoft-mixer-streams-now-support-lightstream-studio-effects/

 

CertUtil.exe Could Allow Attackers To Download Malware While Bypassing AV

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/certutilexe-could-allow-attackers-to-download-malware-while-bypassing-av/

 

Windows 10 update KB4093112 (build 16299.371) releases

Microsoft pushes a new update for devices running the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (16299.371) addressing security vulnerability on AMD CPUs, fixes Microsoft Edge, and patches a number of other security issues.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4093112-windows-10-build-16299-371/

 

Walmart reportedly in talks to acquire prescription delivery service PillPack

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/02/walmart-reportedly-in-talks-to-acquire-prescription-delivery-service-pillpack/

 

Apple now will warn you if your Mac has old, 32-bit apps

The company's computer operating system has been moving to more advanced technology, though MacOS High Sierra and at least the next version of Apple's software will still support older apps.

https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-will-warn-you-if-your-old-32-bit-mac-apps-wont-work-well-as-it-moves-to-64-bit-with-macos-high-sierra/#ftag=CAD590a51e

 

How to Recover Your Windows Product Key

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-windows-product-key/

 

Never touch a movie theater website again with Google’s new showtime feature

http://bgr.com/2018/04/04/google-movie-showtimes-ticket-reviews-feature/

 

Intel i9 chips could make laptops into mobile workstations for video and creative pros

Intel's "highest performance" i9 processors are coming to laptops with a focus on helping content creators get more done on the go.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/intel-i9-chips-could-make-laptops-into-mobile-workstations-for-video-and-creative-pros/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

FTC Warns Companies ‘Warranty Void if Removed’ Stickers Are Flatly Illegal

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/267288-ftc-warns-companies-warranty-void-if-removed-stickers-are-flatly-illegal

 

10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

https://www.komando.com/columns/442687/10-ways-to-fix-your-home-wi-fi-problems

 

How to Download macOS Updates Using The Terminal

https://www.howtogeek.com/347920/how-to-download-macos-updates-using-the-terminal/

 

be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4: Return to the Dark Side

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/be-quiet-dark-rock-pro-4-cpu-cooler,5559.html

 

Kodi Remote: The 8 Best Ways to Control Kodi From the Couch

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/kodi-remote-control/

 

Facebook stops fighting proposed California privacy law

The company will no longer fight against the consumer privacy ballot.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/12/facebook-stops-fighting-california-privacy-ballot/

 

How to find your motherboard's Spectre CPU fix

Such a crucial patch should be much simpler to find.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3254236/computers/how-to-find-your-motherboards-spectre-cpu-fix.html

 

Does eSATA require power source?

https://superuser.com/questions/266761/does-esata-require-power-source

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Facebook suspends another data analytics firm after CNBC discovers it was using tactics like Cambridge Analytica

  - Data analytics firm CubeYou used personality quizzes clearly labeled for "non-profit academic research" to help marketers find customers.

  - One of its quizzes, "You Are What You Like" which also goes by "Apply Magic Sauce," states it is only for "non-profit academic research that has no connection whatsoever to any commercial or profit-making purpose or entity."

  - When CNBC showed Facebook the quizzes and terms, which are similar to the methods used by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook said it was going to suspend CubeYou from the platform to investigate.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/08/cubeyou-cambridge-like-app-collected-data-on-millions-from-facebook.html

 

How AI Can Outsmart Criminals and Improve Society

USC Professor Milind Tambe has been working on AI-based security solutions since 2007. Now he wants to apply that knowledge to help society, from climate change to gang violence.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360318/how-ai-can-outsmart-criminals-and-improve-society

 

Facebook launches bulk app removal tool amidst privacy scandal

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/facebook-app-bulk-removal/

 

How many Linux users are there anyway?

It depends on how you count them.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-many-linux-users-are-there-anyway/

 

How to Transfer Photos From an iPhone to a PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/345540/how-to-transfer-photos-from-an-iphone-to-a-pc/

 

How to Watch Videos in Picture-in-Picture Mode with Media Player Classic

https://www.maketecheasier.com/watch-videos-pip-mode-media-player-classic/

 

Lenovo X1 Carbon (2018) brings Dolby Vision HDR to a work-focused laptop

The new X1 Carbon brings an HDR display and a few refinements to make this nearly the perfect laptop for business pros.

https://www.windowscentral.com/g00/lenovo-x1-carbon-2018-review?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Power checklist: Managing backups (free from Tech Pro Research)

https://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/power-checklist-managing-backups-free-from-tech-pro-research/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 must-do spy hacks you didn’t know until now

https://www.komando.com/tips/449842/5-must-do-spy-hacks-you-didnt-know-until-now?t-know-until-now

 

Microsoft adds ransomware protections to make OneDrive and Outlook.com safer

The OneDrive protection is available immediately, while Microsoft will beef up Outlook.com over the coming weeks.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3268016/security/microsoft-adds-ransomware-protections-to-onedrive-and-outlookcom.html

 

Facebook knew for years scammers were harvesting users’ details with phone number searches. Did nothing

ZUCK: "AT SOME POINT DURING THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS, SOMEONE HAS PROBABLY ACCESSED YOUR PUBLIC INFORMATION."

https://www.grahamcluley.com/facebook-phone-search-lookup-privacy/

 

How Do I Delete My Facebook Account?

Deleting your Facebook account requires some preparation and a fairly well-hidden link. I'll outline the preparation and point you to the link.

https://askleo.com/delete-facebook-account/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JDV3o0YP.3dfbL

 

Our favorite wireless keyboard never needs to be charged

http://bgr.com/2018/04/06/solar-wireless-keyboard-windows-mac-amazon/

 

Cyber-Attacks on US Critical Infrastructure Linked to Cisco Switch Flaw

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cyber-attacks-on-us-critical-infrastructure-linked-to-cisco-switch-flaw/

 

Pew: Most Tweeted Links to Popular Websites Posted by Bots

New data from the Pew Research Center indicates that bots are responsible for most of the links to popular websites posted on Twitter.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360342/pew-most-tweeted-links-to-popular-websites-posted-by-bots

 

Backblaze partners with Packet and Server Central to better challenge the big clouds

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/backblaze-partners-with-packet-and-server-central-to-better-challenge-the-big-clouds/

 

How many Linux users are there anyway?

It depends on how you count them.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-many-linux-users-are-there-anyway/

 

If You Want to Use A Phone as Your Main PC, You Should Buy Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/345807/if-you-want-to-use-a-phone-as-your-main-pc-you-should-buy-android/

 

Easily Back Up Your Websites with Website Backup Bot

https://www.maketecheasier.com/websitebackupbot-review/

 

Microsoft holds on releasing Windows 10 Version 1803 to the public

Microsoft has found a blocking bug that has temporarily postponed the planned release of Windows 10 Version 1803 to the public. Here's what we know.

https://www.windowscentral.com/g00/microsoft-holds-releasing-windows-10-version-1803-public?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Raspberry Pi and Linux take on enterprise with SUSE support for the $35 computer

The growing use of Pi boards by business has led SUSE to offer commercial support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for Arm running on the Pi.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-and-linux-take-on-enterprise-with-suse-support-for-the-35-computer/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

With this portable tool, your web browser goes with you

https://www.komando.com/downloads/445172/with-this-portable-tool-your-web-browser-goes-with-you

 

Word 2016 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word 2016 for Windows? Get to know the key features.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3240544/office-software/word-2016-cheat-sheet.html

 

Facebook’s secret plan to access hospital patient records

PRIVACY IS THE FIRST CASUALTY.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/facebooks-secret-plan-to-access-hospital-patient-records/

 

This Is Why I Back Up

Here's another example of why going digital enables a level of backup safety that single originals simply can't achieve.

https://askleo.com/this-is-why-i-back-up/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JDV3o0YP.3dfbL

 

This $40 LED light bulb is hiding a 360-degree wireless security camera

http://bgr.com/2018/04/05/hidden-camera-led-light-bulb-amazon/

 

HTTPS Everywhere Now Delivers New Rulesets Without Upgrading Extension (I use and recommend this)

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/https-everywhere-now-delivers-new-rulesets-without-upgrading-extension/

 

HP Takes on iPad Pro With First Detachable Chromebook

Tuned for use in four different modes, the HP Chromebook x2 can be magnetically paired with an included island-style keyboard, and it comes with a stylus for no added cost.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360315/hp-takes-on-ipad-pro-with-first-detachable-chromebook

 

Twitter to live stream weekly MLB games in renewed deal

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/twitter-to-live-stream-weekly-mlb-games-in-renewed-deal/

 

Crapware: Why manufacturers install it, what you can do about it, and why it's not going to go away

Crapware (also known as "bloatware" or "junkware") is the stuff that hardware makers install onto their devices on top of the operating system.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/crapware-why-manufacturers-install-it-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/

 

Firefox, Chrome and Edge Will All Support WebAuthn’s Hardware Two Factor Authentication

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/firefox-chrome-and-edge-will-all-support-webauthns-hardware-two-factor-authentication/

 

Not Ready for Cloud Computing Yet? Buckle Up for Edge Computing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/buckle-up-for-edge-computing/

 

Western Digital Launches New M.2 SSD With Monster Performance and Modest Price

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/267113-western-digital-launches-new-m-2-ssd-with-monster-performance-and-modest-price

 

Windows 10 version 1803 (Spring Creators Update) video review

VIDEO: Microsoft is about to release the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update (version 1803), and this hands-on video review dives deep into everything that's new in this new version available in April 2018.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1803-spring-creators-update-video-review/

 

Secret language kids are using

https://www.komando.com/tips/448838/secret-language-kids-are-using

 

Microsoft Office Apps Now Work With the Files App on iOS

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/156192/microsoft-office-apps-now-work-files-app-ios?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9iakJPyd_SSwt58VbdxQVTaB9fuYedY66BBjz9qX_qMx1dLzBm7MHaK5cg4A0vXDTiXB10tXnXJUu9WpDT4VVl79O2bQ&_hsmi=61987922

 

China forces spyware onto Muslim’s Android phones, complete with security holes

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/china-forces-spyware-onto-muslims-android-phones-complete-with-security-holes-19760.html#new_tab

 

How Do Chrome and Chrome Relate?

Another case of bad tech terminology leads to more than one kind of chrome, some of which have no relation to the others.

https://askleo.com/chrome-chrome-relate/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JDV3o0YP.3dfbL

 

Rumors keep mounting as Apple invests more into next-gen MicroLED screen technology

http://bgr.com/2018/04/05/apple-watch-updates-2018-microled-screen/

 

VirusTotal Launches Droidy, Its New Android Sandbox Technology

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/virustotal-launches-droidy-its-new-android-sandbox-technology/

 

Adobe Premiere Pro vs. Apple Final Cut Pro X: What's the Difference?

Most professional video editors use one or the other. Here's how these two top-rated programs compare, feature by feature.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/359857/adobe-premiere-pro-vs-apple-final-cut-pro-x-what-s-the-diffe

 

Mozilla shows off a Firefox ‘mixed reality’ browser for headsets

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/mozilla-shows-off-a-firefox-mixed-reality-browser-for-headsets

 

Linux all-in-one: Slimbook Curve comes with your distro of choice pre-installed

Linux users can pick which of 10 Linux distros the Slimbook Curve 24-inch screen all-in-one one is delivered with.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-all-in-one-slimbook-curve-comes-with-your-distro-of-choice-pre-installed/

 

Can You Upgrade the Hard Drive or SSD In Your Mac?

https://www.howtogeek.com/348398/can-you-upgrade-the-hard-drive-or-ssd-in-your-mac/

 

How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-dual-boot-ubuntu-mac/

 

VR and Now AR Medical Solutions Are Gaining Ground in Hospitals

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/267078-vr-and-now-ar-medical-solutions-are-gaining-ground-in-hospitals

 

YouTube's Under-13 Policy In Question

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10315/youtubes-under-13-policy-question

 

Better TV sound for those with hearing loss

https://www.komando.com/tips/446289/better-tv-sound-for-those-with-hearing-loss

 

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Review Part 1: Design, Hardware, and Specs

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/156194/samsung-galaxy-s9-review-part-1-design-hardware-specs?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9iakJPyd_SSwt58VbdxQVTaB9fuYedY66BBjz9qX_qMx1dLzBm7MHaK5cg4A0vXDTiXB10tXnXJUu9WpDT4VVl79O2bQ&_hsmi=61987922

 

P.F. Chang’s Security Flaw revealed, following Panera Bread’s leak

https://medium.com/@AkshaySharmaUS/p-f-changs-security-flaw-revealed-following-panera-bread-s-leak-b47fa6a1bba6

 

Proxy vs VPN

https://thebestvpn.com/vpn-vs-proxy/

 

Apple’s legal problems over battery slowdowns aren’t going away any time soon

http://bgr.com/2018/04/05/iphone-slowdown-lawsuits-centralized-northern-california/

 

Researchers Hijack Over 2,000 Subdomains From Legitimate Sites in CloudFront Experiment

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/researchers-hijack-over-2-000-subdomains-from-legitimate-sites-in-cloudfront-experiment/

 

Best Buy Suffers Customer Payment Data Breach

A third party used by Best Buy to provide online chat services suffered a cyber intrusion.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360306/best-buy-suffers-customer-payment-data-breach

 

How to use your laptop’s combination USB/eSATA port to temporarily run another operating system

https://tinkertry.com/esatap

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Latest Edition of CyberHeistNews

Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:48 pm (PDT)

CyberheistNews Vol 8 #15 Scam of the Week: Fiendishly Clever Gmail Phishing You Need to Know About

http://bit.ly/2GSzwe9

 

Jim Davis and Garfield the Cat provide info on Internet Safety

Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:34 pm (PDT

Jim Davis (creator of Garfield comic) helps create program of videos and comics to help educate children and seniors about the dangers that exist on the Internet. This video is the basic intro/hype for the series. Go to the link provided in the video to get additional information and materials.

http://bit.ly/2qoggPp

 

Social Media Most Frequently Used by Young People

Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:50 pm (PDT)

What is your preferred social media? If you said Facebook you're probably not a teenager anymore.

http://bit.ly/2HiknGA

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Tue 1228 4/10/2018

eSATA - What is it and how can I make use of it?

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/187117-32-esata-make

 

Robot pets are changing the lives of the elderly and disa...

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/robot-pets-changing-lives-elderly-130000208.html

 

Amazon is bringing hands-free Alexa to Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/04/amazon-is-bringing-hands-free-alexa-to-fire-7-and-fire-hd-8-tablets/

 

How To Upgrade and Install a New Power Supply for Your PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/348257/how-to-upgrade-and-install-a-new-power-supply-for-your-pc/

 

26 Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn

https://www.maketecheasier.com/28-coolest-firefox-aboutconfig-tricks/

 

Google Finally Has a True Chromebook Competitor to the Surface Pro

https://www.thurrott.com/google/156050/google-finally-true-chromebook-competitor-surface-pro?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-86_PB_gVBNcEyr5WaBHA6cPGLZrgg0eWNfIjoOUCDRHjjKJYA7pJ6xUsDRCLJfkWVtaTfnz6kkroDD45Cf29unsUkJ_g&_hsmi=61945430

 

3 free downloads for optimum Windows security

https://www.komando.com/downloads/412662/3-free-downloads-for-optimum-windows-security

 

GE Smart Lighting review: ZigBee or Z-Wave? In-wall or plug-in?

Jasco Products markets in-wall and plug-in ZigBee and Z-Wave lighting controls under the GE brand. Are they worthy of your smart home?

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3268021/lighting/ge-smart-lighting-review-zigbee-or-z-wave-in-wall-or-plug-in.html

 

Klashwerks Raven

https://www.pcmag.com/review/360180/klashwerks-raven

 

10 commands every Linux user should know

Start mastering the Linux CLI with these 10 fundamental commands.

https://opensource.com/article/18/4/10-commands-new-linux-users?sc_cid=701f2000000ZyfmAAC

 

As Apple’s legal battle with Qualcomm rages on, Tim Cook set to be deposed in June

http://bgr.com/2018/04/06/apple-vs-qualcomm-tim-cook-deposition-iphone-royalty/

 

GOOGLE PIXELBOOK REVIEW

https://www.pcmech.com/article/google-pixelbook-review/

 

Microsoft Adds Anti-Ransomware Features in Office 365

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-adds-anti-ransomware-features-in-office-365/

 

When hackers attack a country, they use the same flaws impacting your business

Utilizing a recent Cisco flaw, hackers attacking Iran and Russian left behind the message 'Don't mess with our elections' followed by an ASCII rendition of the American flag.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/when-hackers-attack-a-country-they-use-the-same-flaws-impacting-your-business/

 

Some Facebook employees are reportedly quitting or asking to switch departments over ethical concerns (FB)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facebook-employees-reportedly-quitting-asking-153847884.html

 

Facebook to exclude North American users from some privacy enhancements

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/04/facebook-gdpr-wont-be-universal/

 

How to See Which Apps Are Draining Your Battery on an Android Phone or Tablet

https://www.howtogeek.com/244748/how-to-see-which-apps-are-draining-your-battery-on-an-android-phone-or-tablet/

 

4 Great NAS Solutions for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/nas-solutions-linux/

 

Apple Announces Special Edition Red iPhone 8

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/156099/apple-announces-special-edition-red-iphone-8?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-86_PB_gVBNcEyr5WaBHA6cPGLZrgg0eWNfIjoOUCDRHjjKJYA7pJ6xUsDRCLJfkWVtaTfnz6kkroDD45Cf29unsUkJ_g&_hsmi=61945430

 

10 best streaming apps to cut the cord

https://www.komando.com/tips/448967/10-best-streaming-apps-to-cut-the-cord

 

Intel's Kaby Lake-G mystery: Why Radeon Vega M may be more Polaris than Vega

Vega may be in the eye of the beholder.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3267169/computers/intel-kaby-lake-g-with-radeon-vega-m-may-be-more-polaris-than-vega.html

 

The Best Laptops of 2018

Whether you want a simple budget laptop, a productivity workhorse, or a screaming machine for gaming, there's something here for you, along with all the shopping advice you need.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2369981,00.asp

 

Understanding Linux filesystems: ext4 and beyond

Learn the history of ext4, including what's different from ext3 and the other filesystems that came before it.

https://opensource.com/article/18/4/ext4-filesystem?sc_cid=701f2000000ZyfmAAC

 

iOS 12 concept fixes issues in iOS 11 and adds a ton of new features

http://bgr.com/2018/04/06/ios-12-concept-video-iphone-x/

 

CLEAN UP YOUR COMPUTER WITH BLEACHBIT

https://www.pcmech.com/article/clean-computer-bleachbit/

 

The AlterEgo Headset Let's You Silently Communicate With A Computer

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/the-alterego-headset-lets-you-silently-communicate-with-a-computer/

 

Gallery: 10 free backup applications to help you prevent disaster

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/gallery-10-free-backup-applications-to-help-you-prevent-disaster/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to export saved passwords from Chrome to a CSV file

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/export-saved-passwords-chrome-csv-151357694.html

 

Facebook reveals Russian troll content, shuts down 135 IRA accounts

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/facebook-russia/

 

Soon You Won’t Have to Sign Credit Card Receipts

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/soon-you-wont-have-to-sign-credit-card-receipts/

 

6 Windows 10 Registry Hacks to Optimize Your Windows 10 Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-10-registry-hacks/

 

Windows 10: Hyper-V - Create Custom Virtual Machine Gallery  

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/105701-hyper-v-create-custom-virtual-machine-gallery.html

 

Stay connected to your home or office computer without commuting

https://www.komando.com/tips/449578/sponsored-stay-connected-to-your-home-or-office-computer-without-communiting

 

Best VPN services of 2018: Reviews and buying advice

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3198369/privacy/best-vpn-services-apps-reviews-buying-advice.html

 

Electric Vehicles Are Coming for Your Snacks

If drivers no longer need to stop for gas, impulse purchases like energy drinks could decline.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/360289/electric-vehicles-are-coming-for-your-snacks

 

Meet OpenAuto, an Android Auto emulator for Raspberry Pi

OpenAuto allows developers to test their apps on Raspberry Pi as well as other Linux and Windows PCs.

https://opensource.com/article/18/3/openauto-emulator-Raspberry-Pi?sc_cid=701f2000000ZyfmAAC

 

MIT invented a wearable that lets you talk to yourself without saying a word

http://bgr.com/2018/04/06/silent-speech-ai-mit-alterego-system/

 

Blackmagic's new $1,295 compact shoots 4K RAW movies

The Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is now the cheapest 4K RAW camera by far.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/09/blackmagic-pocket-cinema-camera-4k-launch/

 

Sears and Delta Airlines Suffer Card Breaches via Shared Live Chat Provider

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sears-and-delta-airlines-suffer-card-breaches-via-shared-live-chat-provider/

 

SpaceX plan for global satellite internet service approved by FCC

SpaceX is seeking to create a 4,425-satellite broadband network that the FCC believes will provide internet to underserved parts of America and the rest of the world.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/spacex-plan-for-global-satellite-internet-service-approved-by-fcc/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Google Drive vs. Dropbox

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-drive-vs-dropbox-original-131518240.html

 

Facebook fights fake news with author info, rolls out publisher context

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/03/facebook-author-info/

 

How to Clear Your Facebook Search History

https://www.howtogeek.com/348044/how-to-clear-your-facebook-search-history/

 

9 Chrome Flags You Should Enable for a Better Browsing Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-flags-better-browsing-experience/

 

Windows 10: Enable or Disable Edge Swipe on Screen in Windows 10  

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48507-enable-disable-edge-swipe-screen-windows-10-a.html

 

Here’s How to Mute Those Annoying Gas Station Video Ads

https://www.reviewgeek.com/2993/heres-how-to-mute-those-annoying-gas-station-video-ads/

 

What is a eSATA port for? Is it one of these useful in a laptop or I can use the USB port to connect an external HDD?

https://www.quora.com/What-is-a-eSATA-port-for-Is-it-one-of-these-useful-in-a-laptop-or-I-can-use-the-USB-port-to-connect-an-external-HDD

 

Privacy Groups Push FTC to Probe Facebook on Facial Recognition

The privacy groups claim that Facebook's facial-recognition features are compiling users' biometric data without their expressed consent.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360292/privacy-groups-push-ftc-to-probe-facebook-on-facial-recognit

 

Download Classic and Original File Manager (WinFile) App of Windows 3.0

https://www.askvg.com/download-classic-and-original-file-manager-winfile-app-of-windows-3-0/

 

High-flying ‘Space Hotel’ slated to launch in 2021, catering to the super rich

http://bgr.com/2018/04/06/space-hotel-launch-aurora-station/

 

Do you need a smart home hub?

Spoiler: Not necessarily.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/09/do-i-need-a-smart-home-hub

 

The WhiteRose Ransomware Is Decryptable & Tells A Strange Story

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-whiterose-ransomware-is-decryptable-and-tells-a-strange-story/

 

After massive MyFitnessPal breach, firms should reconsider mobile fitness programs

A breach of the Under Armour-owned app affected 150 million user accounts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/after-massive-myfitnesspal-breach-firms-should-reconsider-mobile-fitness-programs/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Coolest Tech Products of 2018

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/coolest-tech-products-2018-193000787.html

 

HP Chromebook x2 is the world's second Chrome OS tablet and costs $599

That price includes the tablet, stylus, and keyboard dock.

https://www.androidcentral.com/hp-chromebook-x2-worlds-second-chrome-os-tablet-and-costs-599

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‘You Are the Product’: Targeted by Cambridge Analytica on Facebook

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/08/us/facebook-users-data-harvested-cambridge-analytica.html?emc=edit_th_180409&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=496806370409

 

How Manufacturing Struggles Hurt Intel Corp.'s Chances With Apple Inc.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/manufacturing-struggles-hurt-intel-corp-134500199.html

 

HP's Chromebook x2 is a detachable tablet too

It's easing into the world of keyboard-free Chrome OS devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/09/hp-chromebook-x2/

 

This Small Gadget Increases Your iPhone Storage Space For Only $31.95

https://www.maketecheasier.com/lexar-microsd-to-lightning-reader/

 

Windows 10 Timeline: How to use use Microsoft's new organizational tool

Here's how to use Microsoft's Windows 10 Timeline feature.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3263905/windows/windows-10-how-to-use-timeline.html

 

Under a millimeter wide and powered by light, these tiny cameras could hide almost anywhere

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/under-a-millimeter-wide-and-powered-by-light-these-tiny-cameras-could-hide-almost-anywhere/

 

Windows 10 is about productivity — for businesses and consumers

Contrasting enterprise with consumers when talking about Windows 10 makes no sense.

https://www.windowscentral.com/g00/windows-10-about-getting-work-done?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

TURN A RASPBERRY PI INTO A VPN TO ACCESS YOUR NETWORK FROM ANYWHERE

https://www.pcmech.com/article/raspberry-pi-vpn-access-network/

 

LockCrypt Ransomware Cracked Due to Bad Crypto

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lockcrypt-ransomware-cracked-due-to-bad-crypto/

 

Apple needs to stop promising new products and start delivering them

This is starting to get ridiculous now.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3268113/macs/apple-promise-deliver.html

 

How to Make Sure a Chrome Extension is Safe Before Installing It

https://www.howtogeek.com/347429/how-to-make-sure-a-chrome-extension-is-safe-before-installing-it/

 

The Best Smart Home Devices of 2018

Ready to dive into the Internet of Things to automate your home? Start with the top products we've tested for every room in the house.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2410889,00.asp

 

How to drag and drop notes from Google Keep into Google Docs

Google has made it incredibly simple to copy your notes from Keep into Google Docs. Jack Wallen shows you how to make use of this, without having to constantly use Ctl+C and Ctl+V.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-drag-and-drop-notes-from-google-keep-into-google-docs/

 

Apple patent shows how its self-driving car and AR projects could merge

http://bgr.com/2018/04/08/apple-self-driving-car-project-ar/

 

Monday Apple Rumors: 2019 iPhone May Have Triple-Lens Rear Camera

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/monday-apple-rumors-2019-iphone-181458002.html

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 DeX Pad comes to the US on May 13th

You can now pre-order the device from the tech giant's website.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/09/samsung-galaxy-s9-dex-pad-us-launch/

 

Everything You Should Know About Your IMEI Number

https://www.maketecheasier.com/imei-number/

 

How Windows 10's Near Share feature wirelessly beams files to nearby PCs  (version 1809 due this fall)

Look for Near Share to debut in the spring 2018 feature update to Windows 10, AKA Redstone 4.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3254753/windows/windows-10-near-share-wirelessly-beams-files-to-nearby-pcs.html

 

Twitter will publicize rules around abuse to test if behavior changes

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/twitter-will-publicize-rules-around-abuse-to-test-if-behavior-changes/

 

Microsoft's Surface Pro is a laptop no matter what anyone says

Microsoft claims that Surface Pro is a laptop. I agree. Windows Central Senior Editor Zac Bowden does not.

https://www.windowscentral.com/g00/microsofts-surface-pro-laptop-no-matter-what-managing-editor-zac-bowden-says?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

INTEL’S LAWSUITS OVER SPECRE AND MELTDOWN COULD USHER IN A NEW ERA OF CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY

https://www.pcmech.com/article/intels-lawsuits-specre-meltdown-usher-new-era-corporate-accountability/

 

Russia Readies Telegram Ban After App Refused to Hand Over Encryption Keys to FSB

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/government/russia-readies-telegram-ban-after-app-refused-to-hand-over-encryption-keys-to-fsb/

 

Microsoft's new Cortana chief plans to put her smarts in more places

Microsoft Cortana is evolving from being a general-purpose helper within Windows to a source of intelligence within all sorts of Microsoft apps and services.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3267884/windows/microsofts-new-cortana-chief-javier-soltero.html

 

Stop Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ From Dredging Up Painful Memories

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/stop-facebooks-on-this-day-from-dredging-up-painful-memories/

 

How to Download Your Facebook Data (and 6 Surprising Things I Found)

Do you have any idea what the social networking giant knows about you? Here's how to find out.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/360173/how-to-download-your-facebook-data-and-6-surprising-things

 

Will my computer run the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update?

The next big Windows 10 patch is nearly here, and it's loaded with new features. Find out here if your machine is eligible for the update.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-my-computer-run-the-windows-10-spring-creators-update/

 

Apple may introduce red iPhone 8 models tomorrow morning

http://bgr.com/2018/04/08/iphone-8-colors-product-red-coming-tomorrow/

 

Why Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.’s New APU Chip Matters

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-advanced-micro-devices-inc-150845515.html

 

NVIDIA will end 32-bit OS GeForce support this month

If you're still using one for some reason, plan accordingly.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/09/nvidia-32-bit-os-support-drivers/

 

How to install Kodi on Your Raspberry Pi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-kodi-on-raspberry-pi/

 

How to take a screenshot in Windows 10

...or any supported version of Windows, really.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3198011/windows/how-to-take-screenshots-in-windows-10.html

 

MIT’s new headset reads the ‘words in your head’

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/mits-new-headset-reads-the-words-in-your-head/

 

How to Setup and Use Hyper-V in Windows 10 for OS Virtualization

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2087-hyper-v-virtualization-setup-use-windows-10-a.html

 

[Tip] Restore Pop-up Window Blocked Notification Message in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-restore-pop-up-window-blocked-notification-message-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

6 Desktop Apps To Be More Productive in Windows 10

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tips/windows/6-desktop-apps-to-be-more-productive-in-windows-10/

 

How to Fix: Remove JSCoinMiner Browser Malware (Step By Step)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10316/how-fix-remove-jscoinminer-browser-malware-step-step

 

How Can I Get Better Wi-Fi Reception Outside?

https://www.howtogeek.com/347507/how-can-i-get-better-wi-fi-reception-outside/

 

How to Manage Your Google Privacy Settings

Dig into Google's account dashboard to see what the company knows about you.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/360238/how-to-manage-your-google-privacy-settings

 

Extra-large solid state drives raise questions about real-world use

Nimbus Data says its 100 terabyte drive is right around the corner. We've heard similar claims from much bigger companies. Eventually they'll come true, but what happens then?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/extra-large-solid-state-drives-raise-questions-about-real-world-use/

 

Apple hit with a patent lawsuit over the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor

http://bgr.com/2018/04/08/apple-watch-features-heart-rate-sensor-lawsuit-omnimedsci/

 

Amazon slashes Fire TV prices to undercut Google Chromecast

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/looking-buy-amazon-fire-tv-145305308.html

 

Facebook starts telling users if Cambridge Analytica had their data

Every user will get one of two notices at the top of their feeds.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/09/facebook-telling-users-cambridge-analytica-their-data/

 

10 Easy Ways to Speed Up Firefox in Under 10 Minutes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/speed-up-firefox/

 

WiTopia personalVPN review: It's all about choices

This lesser-known but longtime VPN has good speeds and room for personal choice.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3258788/security/witopia-personalvpn-vpn-review.html

 

Facebook demands ID verification for big Pages, ‘issue’ ad buyers

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/facebook-demands-id-verification-for-big-pages-issue-ad-buyers/

 

How to Reset and Re-register Windows Spotlight in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/82156-reset-re-register-windows-spotlight-windows-10-a.html

 

Dell Introduces New AMD-Based Inspiron Consumer Notebooks And All-In-Ones

https://www.forbes.com/sites/patrickmoorhead/2018/04/09/dell-introduces-new-amd-based-inspiron-consumer-notebooks-and-all-in-ones/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#3915dd67a163

 

Windows 10’s “Free Up Space Now” Ushers In a New Era for Disk Cleanup

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-s-free-up-space-now-ushers-in-a-new-era-for-disk-cleanup/

 

How to Permanently Delete Facebook Account

https://vpnstreamer.com.au/delete-facebook/

 

Why Are Video Game Emulators So Important? (Because They Preserve Our History)

https://www.howtogeek.com/347530/the-importance-of-emulation-for-games-preservation/

 

How to Spring Clean Your Electronics

You probably don't want to know what lurks on your devices. Embrace your inner germaphobe and get scrubbing (without damaging your tech).

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/360200/how-to-spring-clean-your-electronics

 

Connecting devices without thinking hits healthcare

Security basics fail to be ticked off as medical devices are hooked up and left open to the internet.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/connecting-devices-without-thinking-hits-healthcare/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Facebook announces new initiative to curb election fraud and user manipulation

http://bgr.com/2018/04/08/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-ads-political-issues-verification-program/

 

How to convert text from a PDF or image using OCR in Google Doc

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/convert-text-pdf-image-using-152503012.html

 

How Badly Would a Loss of Apple Business Hurt Synaptics?

Apple is reportedly planning to make its own display drivers, but Synaptics investors shouldn't worry.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/04/09/how-badly-would-a-loss-of-apple-business-hurt-syna.aspx

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Congress Asks FCC Not to Kick Poor People Off the Internet

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/267064-congress-asks-fcc-not-to-kick-poor-people-off-the-internet

 

Killer Robots, Begone! This Doctor's Androids Come in Peace

USC Professor Dr. Maja Mataric thinks robots can help us understand and help people, and her new startup, Embodied, is producing androids that will do just that.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360254/killer-robots-begone-this-doctors-androids-come-in-peace

 

Beware of Bing Chrome Download Ads Pushing Adware/PUP Installers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-bing-chrome-download-ads-pushing-adware-pup-installers/

 

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ review: Hands-on with the new board

How does the latest Raspberry Pi board compare to its predecessors?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-3-model-b-review-hands-on-with-the-new-board/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Surprise sale slashes prices of Amazon’s ultra-popular Fire TV Stick and 4K Fire TV

http://bgr.com/2018/04/08/fire-tv-stick-sale-amazon-deal-of-the-day/

 

How to Uninstall Antivirus Programs in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/uninstall-antivirus-programs-windows/

 

Iranian Hackers Charged Last Week Were Actually Pretty Damn Good Phishers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iranian-hackers-charged-last-week-were-actually-pretty-damn-good-phishers/

 

Google Voice Is Testing Wi-Fi Calling, No Call Forwarding Required

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-voice-is-testing-wi-fi-calling-no-call-forwarding-required/

 

20 hackers arrested in EUR 1 million banking phishing scam

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/03/29/arrest-banking-phishing-scam/

 

Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: April 6

https://www.petri.com/paul-thurrotts-short-takes-april-6?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--PsOYi9Nt9O5_iFZJkQvhvWTv0N8u0nWQOb3fmlhYnjWSynKxpLcz0r_x-V7LSRaNKuHVhZxS0nswcAwkHr0pRHzJasw&_hsmi=61914016

 

5 must-do spy hacks you didn’t know until now

https://www.komando.com/tips/449842/5-must-do-spy-hacks-you-didnt-know-until-now

 

Apple has an iPad gesture dilemma

Using an iPhone X and iPad Pro is getting confusing

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/5/17196846/apple-ipad-gesture-changes-iphone-x

 

The government seizes Backpage.com

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/the-government-seizes-backpage-com/

 

Microsoft executive shakeup signals big changes for Windows, Office and more

Microsoft confirms that it will present a Windows roadmap update at its Build developer conference, providing some answers as to what the future of Windows will look like.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3266682/windows/microsoft-executive-shakeup-signals-big-changes-for-windows-office-and-more.html

 

Criminals Are Replacing Chips on New Debit Cards

The new cards are intercepted in the mail, the chips get switched out, and bank accounts are drained before anyone realizes there's a problem.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360270/criminals-are-replacing-chips-on-new-debit-cards

 

New Matrix Ransomware Variants Installed Via Hacked Remote Desktop Services

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-matrix-ransomware-variants-installed-via-hacked-remote-desktop-services/

 

How to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

This is everything you need to know about how to get your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ up and running.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-set-up-your-raspberry-pi-3-model-b/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Maybe this is why the government doesn’t trust the word of cable companies

http://bgr.com/2018/04/07/cable-providers-nyc-charter-twc-wtf/

 

101 of the Best Free Software and Apps for Your Windows PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-101-free-computer-software-for-your-daily-use/

 

An exclusive look behind the scenes of the U.S. military’s cyber defense

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/an-exclusive-look-behind-the-scenes-of-the-u-s-militarys-cyber-defense

 

How to Watch YouTube Videos on Plex

https://www.howtogeek.com/347431/how-to-watch-youtube-videos-on-plex/

 

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he's leaving Facebook

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2018/04/08/apple-co-founder-steve-wozniak-says-hes-leaving-facebook/497392002/

 

Screen Clips Coming to Windows 10

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/155917/screen-clips-coming-windows-10?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--PsOYi9Nt9O5_iFZJkQvhvWTv0N8u0nWQOb3fmlhYnjWSynKxpLcz0r_x-V7LSRaNKuHVhZxS0nswcAwkHr0pRHzJasw&_hsmi=61914016

 

How to see your secret health credit reports

https://www.komando.com/tips/439667/how-to-see-your-secret-health-credit-reports

 

Disney’s Avatar park will soon feature a giant walking mech suit

Meet the Pandora Utility Suit

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/7/17210506/disney-pandora-world-of-avatar-pandora-utility-suit-walking-mech

 

Best Buy customer info may have been exposed in data breach

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/best-buy-customer-info-may-have-been-exposed-in-data-breach/

 

Intel Hades Canyon NUC review: A premium mini-PC that offers solid gaming performance

Skull Canyon's successor blazes onto the scene with Intel's first chip produced in partnership with AMD.

https://www.pcworld.com/video/86315/intel-hades-canyon-nuc-review-a-premium-mini-pc-that-offers-solid-gaming-performance

 

How to Spring Clean Your Electronics

You probably don't want to know what lurks on your devices. Embrace your inner germaphobe and get scrubbing (without damaging your tech).

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/360200/how-to-spring-clean-your-electronics

 

The Week in Ransomware - April 6th 2018 - Office 365 File Restore & Decryptors

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-april-6th-2018-office-365-file-restore-and-decryptors/

 

Microsoft: 644K PCs encounter cryptocurrency mining malware every month

Even though coin mining isn't inherently malicious, the presence of it on corporate networks can cause serious headaches for IT.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-644k-pcs-encounter-cryptocurrency-mining-malware-every-month/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Google exec hints a Google Home with a screen is coming

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/google-home-speaker-with-display-in-the-making/

 

8 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Tablets and Put Them to Good Use

https://www.maketecheasier.com/repurpose-old-tablets/

 

Cyber’s Most Wanted

https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/cyber

 

Stop Forwarding Annoying Messages on Facebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/347681/stop-forwarding-annoying-messages-on-facebook/

 

New Mac Pro Confirmed, But With A Risky Strategy

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2018/04/08/apple-mac-macpro-confirm-release-date-launch-availability/#58e647254450

 

How to Take a Screenshot in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6102-take-screenshot-windows-10-a.html

 

APPLE’S RUMORED SHIFT AWAY FROM INTEL CHIPSETS SHOULD WORRY USERS

https://www.pcmech.com/article/apples-rumored-shift-away-from-intel-chipsets-should-worry-users/

 

Facebook has suspended Canadian data firm AggregateIQ

The company has denied allegations that it worked with Cambridge Analytica

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/7/17209890/facebook-suspended-canadian-data-firm-aggregateiq-cambridge-analytica-privacy

 

Senator warns Facebook better shape up or get ‘broken up’

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/facebook-zuckerberg-regulation-wyden/

 

ASRock gets into graphics cards with Radeon-based Phantom Gaming GPUs

A new challenger approaches!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3267148/components-graphics/asrock-phantom-gaming-graphics-cards-radeon.html

 

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Video Games

Maturity ratings, software controls, and communication can help control how much time your kids spend gaming and protect them from inappropriate content.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/360055/what-every-parent-needs-to-know-about-video-games

 

Three Execs Get Prison Time for Pirating Oracle Firmware Patches

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/business/three-execs-get-prison-time-for-pirating-oracle-firmware-patches/

 

'Severe' security flaws can turn popular smart cameras into spying tools

Kaspersky Lab researchers found multiple vulnerabilities in certain smart cameras that could allow attackers to obtain remote access to video and audio feeds.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/severe-security-flaws-can-turn-popular-smart-cameras-into-spying-tools/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to keep your home internet alive when your power dies

http://bgr.com/2018/04/03/best-ups-battery-backup-amazon-prime/

 

Use Cloudflare’s New DNS Service to Speed Up the Internet While Also Protecting Your Data

https://www.maketecheasier.com/cloudfares-new-dns-service/

 

SAM.Gov Hackers Were Handed Spear Phishing, Spoofing & Credential Theft On A Gold Platter

https://blog.knowbe4.com/sam.gov-hackers-were-handed-spear-phishing-spoofing-credential-theft-on-a-gold-platter

 

What’s the Difference Between Facebook and Facebook Lite

https://www.howtogeek.com/348076/what%E2%80%99s-the-difference-between-facebook-and-facebook-lite/

 

Apple faces patent lawsuit over Watch's heart rate sensor

The plaintiff claims that he showed Apple the patents it violated.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/04/08/apple-patent-lawsuit-watch-heart-rate-sensor/

 

How to Enable or Disable Auto Arrange in Folders in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14856-enable-disable-auto-arrange-folders-windows-10-a.html

 

AMD FREESYNC COMING TO XBOX ONE CONSOLES SHOULD BE A GAMECHANGER FOR MONITOR SALES

https://www.pcmech.com/article/amd-freesync-coming-to-xbox-one-consoles-should-be-a-gamechanger-for-monitor-sales/

 

Twitter will start showing users its rules to encourage better behavior

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/6/17207566/twitter-rules-behavior-test-abuse

 

Apple voices opposition to Clean Power Plan repeal

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/06/apple-voices-opposition-to-clean-power-plan-repeal/

 

Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and USB models

We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3075020/input-keyboards/best-wireless-keyboards.html

 

Blast Off to a Luxury Hotel in Space (for $9.5 Million)

A company called Orion Span wants to take you on a 12-day journey 200 miles above the Earth's surface to Aurora Station, what it's calling 'the first luxury hotel in space.'

https://www.pcmag.com/news/360283/blast-off-to-a-luxury-hotel-in-space-for-9-5-million

 

Destructive and False Flag Cyberattacks to Escalate

Rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Russia, Iran, and others are the perfect recipe for nastier nation-state cyberattacks.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/destructive-and-false-flag-cyberattacks-to-escalate/d/d-id/1331390

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