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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 6/23/2018 1302
Fri 6/22/2018 1301
Thur 6/21/2018 1300
Wed 6/20/2018 1299
Tue 6/19/2018 1298
Mon 6/18/2018 1297
Sun 6/17/2018 1296

Sat 1302 6/23/2018

This $119 Windows 10 computer is the size of a flash drive

https://bgr.com/2018/06/21/intel-compute-stick-windows-10/

 

NVIDIA Shield TV vs. Amazon Fire TV Cube: Which should you buy?

Which Android TV streaming box is best for cord cutters?

https://www.androidcentral.com/nvidia-shield-tv-vs-amazon-fire-tv-cube

 

Apple is finally doing something about the notorious MacBook Pro keyboard that everybody has been complaining about

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-finally-doing-something-notorious-213818582.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Is Your Technology Listening to You?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/is-technology-listening-you/

 

Social Networks Are Great, But They’re a Terrible Place to Get News

https://www.howtogeek.com/348393/social-networks-are-great-but-they%E2%80%99re-a-terrible-place-to-get-news/

 

How to Silence Notifications With Windows 10's Focus Assist

Here's how to tell Windows 10 to leave you alone when you're busy.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361407/how-to-silence-notifications-with-windows-10-s-focus-assist?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

One essential thing you must do with your digital life before it's too late

https://www.komando.com/tips/460506/estate-planning-one-essential-thing-you-must-do-with-your-digital-life-before-its-too-late

 

A Brief History of Intel CPUs, Part 2: Pentium II Through Coffee Lake

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/271105-a-brief-history-of-intel-cpus-part-2-pentium-ii-through-coffee-lake

 

SURFACE LAPTOP AND SURFACE BOOK 2 NOW UP TO $300 CHEAPER

The Microsoft Store is currently offering big discounts on Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-laptop-surface-book-2-up-to-300-cheaper/

 

Fire TV Cube is What Happens When Amazon Combines Fire TV and Echo

https://tinyurl.com/yc9z9j3d

 

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts 101: The Ultimate Guide

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-shortcuts-101-ultimate-keyboard-shortcut-guide/

 

2 must-know Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts for PC gamers

Window management on PC can be a pain for games, but there are some handy Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts that make it easier.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-keyboard-shortcuts-move-monitors-fullscreen-games

 

Tim Cook says Apple has never received user data from Facebook

The CEO refuted claims that a partnership between the two involved data misuse.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/tim-cook-apple-facebook-user-data-partnership/

 

How to create a Windows 10 recovery disk

A range of options from Windows and a third-party solution

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/software/operating-systems/how-to-create-a-windows-10-recovery-disk-1302377

 

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 Chip Gives Always-Connected PCs a Second Chance

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/qualcomm-snapdragon-850-features,37183.html

 

Apple has strong words for anyone who wants to 'jailbreak' their iPhone to run unauthorized apps 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-strong-words-anyone-wants-133000061.html

 

The Beginner’s Guide to Touch Typing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/touch-typing-for-beginners/

 

Using Windows 10’s New Screenshot Tool: Clips and Annotations

https://www.howtogeek.com/352290/using-windows-10s-new-screenshot-tool-clips-and-annotations/

 

5 Unique Ways to Use a Security Camera

There are more uses for security cameras than just deterring criminals.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361393/5-unique-ways-to-use-a-security-camera?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

10 insider ways to keep hackers and scammers away from your private files

https://www.komando.com/tips/463491/dlh-10-insider-ways-to-keep-hackers-and-scammers-away-from-your-private-files

 

Intel’s New 1-Watt Display Panels Could Revolutionize Battery Life

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/271003-intels-new-1-watt-display-panels-could-revolutionize-battery-life

 

WINDOWS 10 UPDATE KB4338548 (BUILD 17134.83) RELEASES

Microsoft pushes minor update to fix a problem with the QuickBooks account software running on devices with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4338548-windows-10-build-17134-83/

 

Switch to S Mode?

https://tinyurl.com/yc5wu5r4

 

6 Ways to Speed Up the GNOME Desktop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/speed-up-gnome-desktop/

 

How to fix disabled AMD Ryzen processor cores

If your Ryzen processor is suddenly reporting disabled cores, there's an easy fix.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-disabled-ryzen-processor-cores

 

Watch Intel's Computex keynote in under nine minutes

How does a 28-core, 5GHz chip sound?

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/intel-computex-2018-keynote/

 

How to scan QR codes on your iPhone or iPad

It's really easy to scan QR codes on iOS devices

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/how-to-scan-qr-codes-from-your-iphone-or-ipad-1308841

 

Gigabyte’s Custom PC Houses Fish Above a Submerged System

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/aorus-submerged_pc-fish_pc-case_mod-gigabyte,37197.html

 

AT&T Is Now Forcing Unlimited Customers to Take a Bundle

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-now-forcing-unlimited-customers-210700154.html

 

Why Are There No Excellent USB-C Hubs?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-are-there-no-excellent-usb-c-hubs/

 

Why You Should Consider Adding a TV to Your Computer Setup

https://www.howtogeek.com/353678/why-you-should-considering-adding-a-tv-to-your-computer-setup/

 

How to Set Up and Use a VPN

There's more to setting up a virtual private network than just signing up and activating the service. Our guide can help you get the most from this critical privacy and security tool.

https://tinyurl.com/y76hpz64

 

How to download podcasts without overloading your phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/413853/how-to-download-podcasts-without-overloading-your-phone

 

The Future Of Android Tablets May Be Chrome OS

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/270543-the-future-of-android-tablets-may-be-chrome-os

 

Why You Should Consider Adding a TV to Your Computer Setup

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/researcher-successfully-hacked-in-flight-airplanes---from-the-ground/d/d-id/1331961

 

Hands-On with Android P Beta 2

https://tinyurl.com/y8fq4hfu

How to Go Back to Previous Version of Windows in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4097-go-back-previous-version-windows-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft plans to unveil new Xbox console 'next year' (Updated: Nope)

Microsoft's next Xbox console could be on track for a 2019 announcement.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-plans-announce-next-xbox-next-year

 

DHS will use facial recognition to scan travelers at the border

The system it’s testing will take images of people in their cars.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/dhs-facial-recognition-scan-travelers-at-border/

 

How to build a gaming PC: a step-by-step guide to building the best PC

It's easier than you might think

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/gaming/how-to-build-a-gaming-pc-a-step-by-step-guide-to-building-the-best-pc-1297251

 

Asus VivoWatch BP Takes Your Blood Pressure in Real Time

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/asus-vivowatch-bp,37202.html

 

Why AMD Isn't Gaining Traction in Notebooks

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-amd-isn-apos-t-215400630.html

 

How to Clean Up and Make Space on Your Windows ‘C’ Drive

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-free-space-windows-c-drive/

 

How to View and Improve Your Game’s Frames Per Second (FPS)

https://www.howtogeek.com/353730/how-to-view-and-improve-your-games-frame-per-second-fps/

 

7 clever ways to use that USB drive again

https://www.komando.com/columns/445851/7-clever-ways-to-use-that-usb-drive-again

 

Xbox (for PC)

https://www.pcmag.com/review/347726/xbox-for-windows-10

 

The Future of Cyber Threats: When Attacks Cause Physical Harm

The ability of cyber threats to compromise information systems is an ongoing danger to all organizations. However, an emerging threat presents a new challenge—cyberattacks that may cause physical harm to systems and persons. This threat has become acute for certain sectors such as critical infrastructure.

https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2018/06/01/the-future-of-cyber-threats-when-attacks-cause-physical-harm/

 

Samsung Accidentally 'Confirms' Radical New Galaxy

https://tinyurl.com/ybsqy9lj

 

Microsoft To-Do Picks Up List Sharing and Steps

https://tinyurl.com/yavrh34n

 

How to Add Safe Mode to Boot Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/17159-add-safe-mode-boot-options-windows-10-a.html

 

Type wherever and whenever with the $20 iClever foldable Bluetooth keyboard

Small and portable for when you aren't using it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-type-wherever-and-whenever-20-iclever-foldable-bluetooth-keyboard

 

The trackpad-touchscreen laptop is back, but I'm not sure why

Looks cool, but who actually needs it?

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/asus-zenbook-pro-screenpad-touchpad-touchscreen/

 

How to run your old PC games on Windows 10

The classics never die (on PC)

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-run-your-old-pc-games-on-windows-10

 

MSI's X399 MEG Creation Takes Threadripper To The Next Level

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/msi-x399-meg-creation-threadripper,37190.html

 

Tight on space? Here’s how to transfer photos from an iPhone to a computer

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tight-space-transfer-photos-iphone-001532757.html

 

Google Facing Huge Competition Fine

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10346/google-facing-huge-competition-fine

 

I just cheated on my MacBook Pro with a cheaper alternative from Huawei

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/2018/06/21/macbook-pro-you-stray-these-cheaper-alternatives/711906002/

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Fri 1301 6/22/2018

This iPhone Case Runs Android, Creating the Ultimate Dual OS Mashup

For those who want a bit of Oreo with their Apple.

https://www.androidcentral.com/iphone-case-runs-android-creating-ultimate-dual-os-mashup

 

AMD May Be Prepping New, Higher-Power Ryzen Mobile APUs

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/270429-amd-may-be-prepping-new-higher-power-ryzen-mobile-apus

 

How to View and Improve Your Game’s Frames Per Second (FPS)

https://www.howtogeek.com/353730/how-to-view-and-improve-your-games-frame-per-second-fps/

 

What Is USB-C? An Explainer

With many Mac and Windows laptops now featuring the interface, it's clear that the USB-C connector is here to stay. Here's why that's a good thing.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2478121,00.asp

 

Alexa Can Now Find the Perfect Skill for Any Moment

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/alexa-skill-recommendation,news-27312.html

 

Why Would Apple Want to Go after Facebook?

https://marketrealist.com/2018/06/why-would-apple-want-to-go-after-facebook

 

Brain Food botnet infected 5,000+ websites with malicious PHP scripts in past 4 months

The botnet tries to trick users into buying fake diet and brain-boosting pills in order to steal personal info. It does a great job of hiding itself, and it's spreading like wildfire.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/brain-food-botnet-infected-5000-websites-with-malicious-php-scripts-in-past-4-months/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

MyHeritage Genealogy Site Announces Mega Breach Affecting 92 Million Accounts

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/myheritage-genealogy-site-announces-mega-breach-affecting-92-million-accounts/

 

Apple has been fined $6.6 million for 'misleading' iPhone and iPad users about third-party repairs 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-fined-6-6-million-093915942.html

 

References to Microsoft Teams free tier appear in documentation

Microsoft's own documentation shows that the previously rumored Microsoft Teams free tier is on its way.

https://www.windowscentral.com/references-microsoft-teams-free-tier-appear-documentation

 

Listen to Music on YouTube? You Need These 5 Sites and Extensions

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/music-youtube-sites-extensions/

 

Firefox has a new side-by-side tab feature for multitaskers

The Side View tool is being tested alongside a color picker.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/firefox-tabs-color-picker-plugin-experiment/

 

How to Buy the Right CPU

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-buying-guide,5643.html

 

Snooze your tabs so you can easily go back to them later

https://www.komando.com/downloads/459884/snooze-your-tabs-so-you-can-easily-go-back-to-them-later

 

Intel Announces Limited Edition Core i7-8086K, New 28-Core CPU

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/270723-intel-announces-limited-edition-core-i7-8086k-new-28-core-cpu

 

Water Leak Sensors: The Most Overlooked Smarthome Device You Probably Don’t Have

https://www.howtogeek.com/352829/water-leak-sensors-the-most-overlooked-smarthome-device-you-probably-dont-have/

 

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361249/how-to-install-update-and-use-kodi?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

52 Best Amazon Alexa Skills

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/806-best-alexa-skills.html

 

Why Apple Gives Employees Standing Desks

https://marketrealist.com/2018/06/why-apple-gives-employees-standing-desks

 

When 85% of the jobs of 2030 haven't been created yet, how do you prepare?

Asking a kid what they want to be when they grow up could soon be the wrong question.

https://tinyurl.com/ycl7oorx

China hacked a Navy contractor and secured a trove of highly sensitive data on submarine warfare

https://tinyurl.com/y9nlvjtf

 

Key settings you need to change on your brand-new iPhone X, 8, or 8 Plus

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/key-settings-change-brand-iphone-131626351.html

 

Best microSD Cards for Dell Laptops

Make the best of your laptop with a great microSD memory card.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-microsd-cards-dell-laptops

 

The 10 Best Free Movie Streaming Sites

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-free-movie-streaming-sites/

 

Spotify's FCC registration hints that hardware is on the way

It's beyond making plans.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/spotify-registers-with-fcc-for-hardware/

 

Arm's Cortex-A76 Could Be The First True Challenger To x86 Chips On Laptops

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/cortex-76-high-laptop-performance,37158.html

 

21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

https://www.komando.com/columns/463238/21-alexa-commands-you-will-use-again-and-again

 

The Pentagon Is Building an AI to Find Secret Nuclear Missiles

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/270746-the-pentagon-is-building-an-ai-to-find-secret-nuclear-missiles

 

How to Stop Your Roku From Talking in Menus

https://www.howtogeek.com/350416/how-to-stop-your-roku-from-talking-in-menus/

 

Acer Chromebook Tab 10

https://www.pcmag.com/review/361377/acer-chromebook-tab-10

 

How to Make Sure Alexa, Google Home Don't Hear Too Much

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/alexa-google-home-privacy,news-27038.html

 

How to Convert Windows 10 from Legacy BIOS to UEFI without Data Loss

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/81502-convert-windows-10-legacy-bios-uefi-without-data-loss.html

 

Using a D-Link router? Watch out for hardcoded backdoors that give hackers admin access

D-Link's DIR-620 routers contain four recently discovered firmware flaws that an attacker could use to take over a network, and D-Link has no plans to fix them.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/using-a-d-link-router-watch-out-for-hardcoded-backdoors-that-give-hackers-admin-access/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

71 percent of IT professionals can successfully hack ANY organisation

http://www.itsecurityguru.org/2018/06/07/71-percent-professionals-can-successfully-hack-organisation/

 

Alzheimer’s disease may be triggered by herpes virus, scientists suspect

https://www.yahoo.com/news/alzheimer-disease-may-triggered-herpes-153525970.html

 

Hyperkin is reviving the Xbox 360 wireless headset for Xbox One

Hyperkin appears to be reviving the Xbox 360 wireless headset, with a full unveiling at E3.

https://www.windowscentral.com/xbox-360-wireless-headset-xbox-one

 

5 Text-Based Games You Can Play in Your Browser

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/browser-text-based-games/

 

Lyft, United Way offer free rides for non-urgent appointments

It's not just limited to health care.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/lyft-united-way-free-rides/

 

Power User Profiles: A YouTuber's DIY Dream PC With Matthew Perks

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/power-user-profile-diy-youtuber,37160.html

 

10 best online banks that give you more for your money

https://www.komando.com/tips/462923/10-best-online-banks

 

Asus Shows Off ‘Precog’ Laptop With Second Screen for Keyboard

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/270719-asus-shows-off-precog-laptop-with-second-screen-for-keyboard

 

How to Monitor Humidity Levels in Your Home

https://www.howtogeek.com/352651/how-to-monitor-humidity-levels-in-your-home/

 

Uber Car Involved in Fatal Crash Had Braking System Disabled

The self-driving car detected the Arizona woman six seconds before the fatal collision in March, but the automatic braking systems were disabled, according to the NTSB.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361399/uber-car-involved-in-fatal-crash-had-braking-system-disabled?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Sonos One Review: The Best-Sounding Alexa Speaker

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/sonos-one,review-4762.html

 

How to Open and Use Timeline in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100703-open-use-timeline-windows-10-a.html

 

Why Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 could bring AI power to even more smartphones

The platform series aims to bring high-end tech to affordable devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-qualcomms-snapdragon-710-could-bring-ai-power-to-even-more-smartphones/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Machine learning vs. social engineering

https://securityboulevard.com/2018/06/machine-learning-vs-social-engineering/

 

Windows update not working? Here’s how to fix it

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/windows-not-working-fix-191511946.html

 

Chime in: Are non-replaceable batteries in Surface PCs an issue?

Does the lack of a replaceable battery in Microsoft's Surface PCs bother you?

https://www.windowscentral.com/chime-are-non-replaceable-batteries-surface-pcs-issue

 

How to Record Vinyl to Your Computer With Audacity

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/record-vinyl-audacity/

 

Samsung’s Chromebook Plus can run some Linux apps

But you can't run Steam.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/samsung-chromebook-plus-linux-apps-chromeos/

 

Atari Opens Pre-Orders For Retro 'VCS' Console (Update: $2M Raised In 24 Hours)

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/atari-opens-pre-orders-vcs-console,37139.html

 

Slow computer? Open Chrome tabs might be to blame

(the browser takes memory, each extension uses variable memory, and each tab takes variable memory)

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/467004/slow-computer-open-chrome-tabs-might-be-to-blame

 

MIT Creates Wireless Power System For Medical Implants

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/270708-mit-creates-wireless-power-system-for-medical-implants

 

Microsoft brings cloud security services to better protect Windows 10

Windows 10 Advanced Threat Protection and new Microsoft 365 Business security features make it easier to detect threats ad stop cyber attacks.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3280954/windows/microsoft-brings-cloud-security-services-to-better-protect-windows-10.html

 

What’s New in Windows 10’s Redstone 5 Update, Available Fall 2018

https://www.howtogeek.com/353165/whats-new-in-windows-10s-redstone-5-update-available-fall-2018/

 

Google's new podcast app makes finding and listening to shows easy

https://www.komando.com/apps/466334/google-podcast-app-listen

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Thur 1300 6/21/2018

Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi calling

Curious about Wi-Fi calling and what it entails? Here's the rundown on what you need to know.

https://www.cnet.com/news/what-is-wifi-calling-tmobile-verizon-att-sprint-project-fi-setup-faq/

 

Switching to AT&T? We break down the carrier’s new unlimited and prepaid plans

https://www.yahoo.com/news/switching-t-break-down-carrier-224512346.html

 

Google Assistant no longer needs every 'hey' and 'OK'

More natural conversations are finally available on your Home speaker.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/21/google-assistant-continued-conversation-available/

 

How to Sync Your Work Between Your Android Phone and Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/sync-work-between-android-windows/

 

Microsoft Family Comes to Android

https://tinyurl.com/ycgo4wrw

 

SECURITY

Linux admins: Dire vulnerability gives attackers root access in RHEL, CentOS, Fedora

A flaw related to a NetworkManager integration script is trivially easy for attackers to leverage.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/linux-admins-dire-vulnerability-gives-attackers-root-access-in-rhel-centos-fedora/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

In latest Microsoft Re-Org, Edge Becomes a Bigger Focus

https://www.petri.com/latest-microsoft-re-org-edge-becomes-bigger-focus?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9wdka-70qdiCkA1s-0H0wAayxB4OTYQvetqbvdYjGBgOwBau0KIOlSzUfU1b-7ztrifm_akvXJ6xp-4XjppZffYdhIwA&_hsmi=63435351

 

You have NOT won! A look at fake FIFA World Cup-themed lotteries and giveaways

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia just days away, fraudsters are increasingly using all things soccer as bait to reel in unsuspecting fans so that they get more than they bargained for

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/06/06/fake-fifa-world-cup-themed-lotteries-giveaways/

 

Kaspersky Lab Infrastructure Moving to Switzerland

Servers that house data on users in Europe, North America, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore will also be in Zurich, with more countries to follow.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361218/kaspersky-lab-infrastructure-moving-to-switzerland?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

WhatsApp users targeted by homoglyph attack peddling free tickets to theme park

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/whatsapp-users-targeted-by-homoglyph-attack-peddling-free-tickets-to-theme-park/#new_tab

 

New malware is being disguised as Fortnite for Android

https://mashable.com/2018/06/21/fortnite-android-download-fake/?utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

 

Apple is the big tech firm most at risk from a US-China trade war

  - China accounts for nearly 20 percent of Apple revenues and the company is arguably the most successful U.S. technology firm in China.

  - Other FANGs Facebook, Netflix and Alphabet are more insulated as their operations are minimal in China.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/19/apple-is-the-big-tech-firm-most-at-risk-from-a-us-china-trade-war.html?yptr=yahoo

 

HoloLens 2 rumored to come with Qualcomm's XR1 VR chip on board

The next version of HoloLens could be powered by Qualcomm's new VR platform.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hololens-2-rumored-come-qualcomms-xr1-vr-chip-board

 

How to Change Your Default Credit Card on Amazon (And Clean Up the List)

https://www.howtogeek.com/353118/how-to-change-your-default-credit-card-on-amazon-and-clean-up-the-list/

 

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

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

 

Google is adding a new feature to Google Home that fixes my biggest problem with the device

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-adding-feature-google-home-150000261.html

 

Samsung now has an 8TB SSD thanks to 3D memory tech

This type of efficiency wasn’t possible until now.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/21/samsung-now-has-an-8tb-ssd-thanks-to-3d-memory-tech/

 

Why I Love the New Windows 10 Task View

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-i-love-windows-10-task-view/

 

Hands-On with macOS Mojave Developer Preview

https://tinyurl.com/y75yr425

 

Opera Touch is a dream Android browser for users who are always on the go

If you're looking for an Android web browser that makes on-the-go browsing simple, Jack Wallen thinks Opera Touch might be just the ticket.

https://tinyurl.com/ya6pfst2 

 

With GitHub Acquisition, Microsoft Moves Fully into the Open Source Community

https://tinyurl.com/y9ksmm86

 

Post-Tax Season Spam Campaign Delivers URSNIF to North American Taxpayers

https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/post-tax-season-spam-campaign-delivers-ursnif-to-north-american-taxpayers/

 

A Year Later, WannaCry Ransomware Persists

A huge swath of Windows machines across the world have yet to install patches that can ward off the attack's infection method, says security firm Kryptos Logic.

https://tinyurl.com/y7gd3fk9

 

RSA Fraud Report: Newsjacking-Based Phishing on the Rise

Angel Grant Analyzes Findings, Which Also Show a Surge in Mobile App Fraud

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/rsa-fraud-report-newsjacking-based-phishing-on-rise-a-11058

 

Plexus gloves bring VR sensations to your fingertips

https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/21/plexus-gloves-bring-vr-sensations-to-your-fingertips/

 

Apple, Samsung designers have only one way left to impress consumers: Foldable phones

  - Top-selling smartphone models from Apple, Samsung and Chinese tech companies are reaching the limits of impressing consumers based on new design elements.

  - The last significant and sustained change in the smartphone design era will be a truly foldable handset.

  - The 334.3 million units shipped during the first quarter of 2018 was a 2.9 percent decline year over year, according to IDC, and was led by China, which declined to a level not seen since 2013.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/19/a-big-comeback-for-the-extinct-flip-phone-is-about-to-unfold.html

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet vs. Microsoft Surface Pro: 2-in-1 showdown

These two laptops have a lot in common, and there's really no clear winner. But there are some key differentiators.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-tablet-vs-microsoft-surface-pro-2-1-showdown

 

Quickly Check Where Any Downloaded File Came From in macOS

https://www.howtogeek.com/352923/quickly-check-where-any-downloaded-file-came-from-in-macos/

 

The Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Excel

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/beginners-guide-microsoft-excel/

 

How to use Android Messages on the web

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/android-messages-155034183.html

 

ACLU urges devs to safeguard users with anti-snooping measures

The union believes software updates are vulnerable to government misuse.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/21/aclu-urges-devs-to-safeguard-users-with-anti-snooping-measures/

 

Are You Bothered by Product Recommendations for Your Installed Apps?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/product-recommendations-installed-apps/

 

How to Add or Remove "Sleep after" from Power Options in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/108385-add-remove-sleep-after-power-options-windows.html

 

How to connect Ubuntu 18.04 to your Google account

Ubuntu 18.04 brings with it the ability to easily connect to a Google account. Jack Wallen shows you how.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-connect-ubuntu-18-04-to-your-google-account/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Browsers to Support Fingerprint Logins to Websites

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10344/browsers-support-fingerprint-logins-websites

 

Masterminds behind prolific CEO fraud ring arrested

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/06/04/ceo-fraud-arrests/

 

AI Is (Also) a Force for Good

Just ask Pat Quinn, an ALS sufferer who got his voice back, thanks to Project Revoice and Lyrebird, one of a handful of companies using AI to clone a person's voice.

https://tinyurl.com/y86bs5h8

 

Hacking Humans Podcast

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/hacking-humans.html

 

Tens of thousands of Android devices are leaving their debug port exposed

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/tens-of-thousands-of-android-devices-are-leaving-their-debug-port-exposed-20012.html#new_tab

 

Microsoft acquires education start-up Flipgrid in latest challenge to Google

Flipgrid will become free for schools to use; Microsoft will give subscribers refunds.

The two companies announced a partnership in 2016.

Flipgrid integrates with numerous Microsoft products.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/18/microsoft-acquires-education-start-up-flipgrid.html

 

Windows 10 April 2018 Update reaches full availability, now on 250 million devices

The April 2018 Update is now the fastest version of Windows 10 to hit 250 million devices.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-april-2018-update-reaches-full-availability-now-250-million-devices

 

How (and Why) You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone and Other Electronics

https://www.howtogeek.com/352576/how-and-why-you-should-be-cleaning-your-phone-and-other-electronics/

 

How to Sort Your Gmail Inbox by Sender, Subject, and Label

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gmail-best-ways-sort-inbox/

 

Microsoft releases News app for Android, iOS and Windows 10

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-releases-news-app-android-ios-windows-10-163453767.html

 

How to optimize your online gaming setup

All those milliseconds of lag add up when you're playing online.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/21/how-to-optimize-your-online-gaming-performance/

 

USB 3.1 Gen 2 vs. USB 3.1 Gen 1: How Are They Different?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/usb-31-gen2-vs-usb-31-gen1/

 

How to Add or Remove "Hibernate after" from Power Options in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/108391-add-remove-hibernate-after-power-options-windows.html

 

Want to ditch PowerPoint? Here are 3 alternative tools for creating presentations

Ludus, Beautiful.AI, and Paste each bring a distinctly different point of view to the world of presentation software

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/want-to-ditch-powerpoint-here-are-3-alternative-tools-for-creating-presentations/

 

Driver Fined for Using Apple Watch

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10345/driver-fined-using-apple-watch

 

Mich. county official falls for phishing scam, quits

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2018/06/02/mich-county-official-falls-phishing-scam-quits/35640183/

 

How to Set Up and Use a VPN

There's more to setting up a virtual private network than just signing up and activating the service. Our guide can help you get the most from this critical privacy and security tool.

https://tinyurl.com/y8za6ksp

Mobile users ignore shady app permissions at their own risk, warns NY State Cyber Command

https://www.scmagazine.com/mobile-users-ignore-shady-app-permissions-at-their-own-risk-warns-ny-state-cyber-command/article/770064/

 

Dixons Carphone data breach – millions put at risk of fraud

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/dixons-carphone-data-breach-millions-put-at-risk-of-fraud-20018.html#new_tab

 

How Graphics Cards Work

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/269335-how-graphics-cards-work

 

Microsoft reportedly working to use its AI to automate checkout lines

Microsoft may be looking to challenge Amazon with an automated checkout system of its own.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-reportedly-working-use-its-ai-automate-checkout-lines

 

How Big Are Gigabytes, Terabytes, and Petabytes?

https://www.howtogeek.com/353116/how-big-are-gigabytes-terabytes-and-petabytes/

 

The 5 Best VPNs for Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-android-vpn/

 

Microsoft’s ‘Andromeda’ device may be a phone after all

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-windows-andromeda-device-may-194621109.html

 

Xbox (for PC)

https://www.pcmag.com/review/347726/xbox-for-windows-10

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Resetting Your Router the Paranoid (=Right) Way SANS

https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Resetting+Your+Router+the+Paranoid+Right+Way/23719/

 

AMD one-ups Intel with free Threadripper upgrade for 8086 competition winners

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amd-one-ups-intel-free-132734765.html

 

Apple’s newest iOS 12 feature is an even bigger game-changer than you realize

http://bgr.com/2018/06/18/ios-12-911-location-sharing-automatic-game-changer/

 

How to Find Official Windows Drivers for Any Device

https://www.howtogeek.com/352922/how-to-find-official-hardware-drivers-for-windows/

 

Chrome 67 Brings Support For PWAs, Passwordless Login

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/chrome-67-pwa-passwordless-login,37144.html

 

30 Best iPhone X Optimized Apps

https://tinyurl.com/ycsz2qzb

 

Google injects Hire with AI to speed up common tasks

https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/19/google-infuses-hire-with-ai-to-speed-up-common-hiring-tasks/

 

Discover What Happened After a Security Incident — Without Losing Your Cool

https://securityintelligence.com/discover-what-happened-after-a-security-incident-without-losing-your-cool/

 

Verizon Shows 5G Going the Distance

Verizon showed millimeter wave 5G delivering 1Gbps at 3,000 feet from a cell site, a longer distance than was previously thought possible.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361360/verizon-shows-5g-going-the-distance?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The WD Black 3D, our favorite NVMe SSD, drops under $100 in an unprecedented sale

The Western Digital Black 3D is our favorite NVMe drive and it's 25 percent off during Amazon's one-day PC hardware sale.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3277633/computers/the-wd-black-3d-our-favorite-nvme-ssd-drops-under-100-in-an-unprecedented-sale.html

 

Apple’s iOS 12 will save thousands of American lives

New iOS technology will enable emergency services to quickly locate and send help to people in need of it.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3282545/apple-ios/apple-s-ios-12-will-save-thousands-of-american-lives.html

 

Amazon's Echo Look style assistant is now available to all

Previously, you could only order the device with an invitation.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/amazon-echo-look-alexa-available-to-order/

 

Chime in: Would you subscribe to a Microsoft streaming TV service?

Sony has one, why not Microsoft?

https://www.windowscentral.com/chime-would-you-subscribe-microsoft-streaming-tv-service

 

5 best gadgets to keep you healthy

https://www.komando.com/tips/444028/5-best-gadgets-to-keep-you-healthy

 

Samsung Has Canceled This Absurd Foldable Smartphone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-canceled-absurd-foldable-smartphone-145100634.html

 

If you’re going to spend $159 on AirPods, please spend an extra $9 to make them sound great

http://bgr.com/2018/06/18/airpods-covers-amazon-silicone-airpods-tips/

 

Chrome Has a Hidden Password Creation Tool, Here’s How to Use It

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/chrome-has-a-hidden-password-creation-tool-heres-how-to-use-it/

 

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Review: Speedy & Rugged

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sandisk-extreme-portable-ssd-review,5528.html

 

Millions of Roku and Sonos Devices Easily Hacked: What to Do

First Google devices, and now Roku and Sonos streaming players can be attacked via web browsers running on PCs. They won't be the last.

https://tinyurl.com/y8coxr75

 

Apple slapped with $6.6M fine in Australia over bricked devices

https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/19/apple-slapped-with-6-6m-fine-in-australia-over-bricked-devices/

 

Don’t Pay the Ransom Unless You Really Have To

How hospitals can protect themselves against ransomware.

https://slate.com/technology/2018/06/how-hospitals-can-protect-themselves-against-ransomware.html

 

Most Shoppers Are Ignoring This Powerful Tool

Nearly half of internet users have never used a retail outlet's mobile app, new stats show.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361356/most-shoppers-are-ignoring-this-powerful-tool?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for the enterprise, Gartner says

Recent changes by Microsoft to the Windows 10 support schedule underline why Windows 10 Pro is an ill fit for most companies.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3276278/microsoft-windows/windows-10-pro-is-a-dead-end-for-the-enterprise-gartner-says.html

 

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?

If your iPhone or iPad currently runs iOS 11, it'll run iOS 12 when it rolls out this fall.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3282811/apple-ios/which-iphones-ipads-support-apples-ios-12.html#tk.rss_news

 

An infrared body scanner told me some hard truths

TG3D Studio's Scanatic could revolutionize tailoring -- and make me regret eating that bag of chips.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/TG3D-studio-scanatic-body-scanner-fashion/

 

How Microsoft is shaking up fashion with Mixed Reality, AI, and IoT

We visited the "Future of Fashion Incubator," which shows how Microsoft's future-facing technologies can have an effect on fashion, and the wider world.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-fashion-mixed-reality-ai-iot

 

11 useful ways to repurpose your old cellphone

https://www.komando.com/columns/460968/11-useful-ways-to-repurpose-your-old-cellphone

 

Amazon Echo coming to Marriott hotel rooms this summer

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/amazon-echo-coming-marriott-hotel-171855669.html

 

Best Buy deal takes $400 off a Pixel 2 XL – and no, you don’t have to buy two phones

http://bgr.com/2018/06/18/pixel-2-xl-deal-verizon-best-buy-discount/

 

Facebook Upgrades Two Factor Authentication: Here’s How to Set It Up

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/facebook-upgrades-two-factor-authentication-heres-how-to-set-it-up/

 

Valve's Steam Client Had A Decade-Old Remote Code Execution Bug

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/steam-decade-old-security-vulnerability,37153.html

 

Trump Tariffs Could Drive Up iPhone Price

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China is heating up, and a White-House insider has indicated that tariffs could impact the iPhone.

https://tinyurl.com/y9vc2f4a

 

HUAWEI MATEBOOK X PRO REVIEW AND TECH SPECS

The MateBook X Pro from Huawei is the best and cheapest premium laptop you can get right now.

https://pureinfotech.com/huawei-matebook-x-pro-review-tech-specs/

 

Most Federal Agencies Are 'At Risk' or Worse, According to Damning Cybersecurity Report

https://gizmodo.com/most-federal-agencies-are-at-risk-or-worse-according-to-1826440013

 

Judge to Trump: Blocking Critics on Twitter Is Unconstitutional

Whether the White House will follow the court order remains unclear. But it appears the Justice Department is preparing to fight it.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361375/judge-trumps-blocking-of-critics-on-twitter-is-unconstitut?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

New Backup Cryptomix Ransomware Variant Actively Infecting Users

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-backup-cryptomix-ransomware-variant-actively-infecting-users/

 

How to Add or Remove "Processor performance increase threshold" from Power Options in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/108564-add-processor-performance-increase-threshold-windows-power-options.html

 

Facebook's on-device data sharing program included Huawei, Lenovo

The social network insists any data shared did not go to those companies' servers

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/facebook-huawei-lenovo/

 

Best RAM Deals as of June 16, 2018

RAM prices are crazy right now, so we're here to help you make the best purchase decision. These are best RAM deals available.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-ram-deals

 

7 ways to finally end robocalls

https://www.komando.com/columns/458656/7-ways-to-finally-end-robocalls

 

Huawei plans to outdo Apple and Samsung in a really big way

https://www.yahoo.com/news/huawei-plans-outdo-apple-samsung-115516658.html

 

New Apple sale at Best Buy slashes prices of iPhone, Apple Watch S3, HomePod, and more

http://bgr.com/2018/06/18/apple-iphone-x-price-discount-apple-watch-homepod-best-buy/

 

How To Change Your Gmail or Google Password

https://www.howtogeek.com/352384/how-to-change-your-gmail-or-google-password/

 

Supreme Court to Consider Apple Appeal in Lawsuit Over iPhone App Prices

https://www.morningstar.com/news/dow-jones/TDJNDN_201806184055/supreme-court-to-consider-apple-appeal-in-lawsuit-over-iphone-app-prices.html

 

Oppo Find X: No Notch, Pop-Up Camera and Very Pricey

https://tinyurl.com/yafg2a8m

 

WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17682 RELEASES WITH NEW FEATURES

Microsoft pushes build 17682 for Windows 10 delivering new welcome additions expected to arrive with the Redstone 5 update.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-17682/

 

The 6 reasons why we've failed to stop botnets

A joint report from the Department of Commerce and the Department of Homeland Security says fighting botnets requires industry and government collaboration.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-6-reasons-why-weve-failed-to-stop-botnets/

 

Report: Next Xbox Codenamed Scarlett, Launches 2020

It is described as a "family of devices" rather than just one games console, but could that just mean replacements for the Xbox One S and One X, or is Microsoft planning a portable Switch competitor?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361821/report-next-xbox-codenamed-scarlett-launches-2020?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Hacker Steals $1.35 Million From Cryptocurrency Trading App Taylor

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hacker-steals-135-million-from-cryptocurrency-trading-app-taylor/

 

How to Turn On or Off Tabs in apps (Sets) in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/102362-turn-off-tabs-apps-sets-windows-10-a.html

 

MyHeritage admits 92 million user email addresses were leaked

Payment details, family trees and DNA data were not affected.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/myheritage-hack-email-address-hashed-password/

 

Smartphone and PC makers may unite to build the PC of the future

The PC and smartphone markets have plateaued, but PC and processor innovations are opening new opportunities to PC and smartphone makers.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-smartphone-and-pc-makers-may-converge-evolving-pc

 

15 tech freebies you wish you knew about sooner

https://www.komando.com/tips/462925/tech-freebies-you-wish-you-knew-about-sooner

 

Miss Windows 7? Here’s how it would look if Microsoft released it today

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/miss-windows-7-might-look-141550522.html

 

Tech Addiction By the Numbers: How Much Time We Spend Online

The average adult spends 5.9 hours per day with digital media, up from 3 hours a day in 2009, according to Mary Meeker's 2018 Internet Trends Report.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361587/tech-addiction-by-the-numbers-how-much-time-we-spend-online?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

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Tue 1298 6/19/2018

[Windows 10 Tip] How to View and Delete Collected Diagnostic Data

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-tip-how-to-view-and-delete-collected-diagnostic-data/

 

Phishing Roundup: Caracal, Stealth Mango, Tangelo, Apple, DHL, eFax & More

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-roundup-caracal-stealth-mango-tangelo-apple-dhl-efax-and-more/

 

How to Set Per-App Sound Outputs in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/352787/how-to-set-per-app-sound-outputs-in-windows-10/

 

14 apps everyone should have on their phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/460593/14-apps-everyone-should-have-on-their-phone

 

Dell reportedly cooking up a dual-screen device with Windows 10 on ARM

Microsoft, Samsung, and Huawei are all rumored to be working on foldable devices, but now Dell may be throwing its hat into the ring as well.

https://www.windowscentral.com/dell-reportedly-cooking-dual-screen-device-windows-10-arm

 

Here's what Apple's doing to get you excited about AR

Apple's AR updates in iOS 12 are paving the way for where headsets could go next.

https://www.cnet.com/news/heres-what-apples-doing-to-get-you-excited-about-ar-in-ios-12/

 

New iPhone models expected to sell incredibly well

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/06/19/new-iphone-models-expected-to-sell-incredibly-well/

 

Cybercrime Is Skyrocketing as the World Goes Digital

If cybercrime were a country, it would have the 13th highest GDP in the world.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/cybercrime-is-skyrocketing-as-the-world-goes-digital/a/d-id/1331905

 

CPU Hierarchy 2018: Intel and AMD Processors Ranked

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-hierarchy,4312.html

 

Burglars swipe $100K in Apple products from Best Buy without touching floor

https://nypost.com/2018/06/19/burglars-swipe-100k-in-apple-products-from-best-buy-without-touching-floor/

 

Gigabyte gets into RAM with Aorus RGB Memory

The kit includes two dummy modules to bring the bling to all four RAM slots

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3278551/computers/gigabyte-aorus-rgb-memory.html

 

Fitbit's kid-focused fitness tracker is available today

You can pick up the Ace for $99.95.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/11/fitbit-ace-for-kids-fitness-tracker-available-now/

 

AMD's 32-Core Threadripper 2 Is Making Intel Sweat

Intel pulled a stunt at Computex with an 'experimental' 28-core processor running at 5GHz across all cores. The following day, AMD demonstrated a real 32-core processor expected to launch in August.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361855/amds-32-core-threadripper-2-is-making-intel-sweat?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/change-router-default-passwords,news-26975.html

 

Data of Over 200 Million Japanese Sold on Underground Hacking Forum

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/data-of-over-200-million-japanese-sold-on-underground-hacking-forum/

 

Using Windows 10’s New Screenshot Tool: Clips and Annotations

https://www.howtogeek.com/352290/using-windows-10s-new-screenshot-tool-clips-and-annotations/

 

With this portable tool, your web browser goes with you

https://www.komando.com/downloads/445172/portable-web-browser-tool-google-chrome

 

VPNFilter malware has infected a million routers — here's what you need to know

Malware linked to the Russian government can manipulate your internet traffic, harvest personal information, and serve as a launch point for a broad range of internet attacks.

https://www.windowscentral.com/vpnfilter-malware-has-infected-million-routers-heres-what-you-need-know

 

This new Android malware delivers banking trojan, keylogger and ransomware

Researchers uncover a form of malware that's still in development - but it has the potential to become a nasty threat.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-new-android-malware-delivers-banking-trojan-keylogger-and-ransomware/

 

See why no one would have bought Samsung’s Project Valley foldable phone

https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/samsung-project-valley-pictures-news/

 

Facebook admits it was too busy dealing with phishing attacks to protect your data

https://www.dailydot.com/debug/sheryl-sandberg-cambridge-analytica/

 

GPU Performance Hierarchy: Video Cards Ranked from Fastest to Slowest

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gpu-hierarchy,4388.html

 

[Heads-up] Ransomware Insurance Expert: "Bad Guys Do More Damage Than They Used To"

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-ransomware-insurance-expert-bad-guys-do-more-damage-than-they-used-to

 

How Intel is quietly designing the future of dual-display PCs inside its labs

Intel is eager to help shape the future of the PC, but its hardware partners will reap the rewards.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3278049/computers/intel-tiger-rapids-dual-screen-pc.html

 

Snapchat users can delete messages even after they've been viewed

The new features is called Clear Chats and it's rolling out globally.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/11/snapchat-users-clear-chats-delete-messages/

 

Hide Your Credit Card: Intel's Optane 905P Is 'Best in Class' Fast

In some tests, the 905P SSD was three times faster than the competition. Combine that with up to 10 full drive writes a day and a five year warranty and it's a case of "take my money!"

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361868/hide-your-credit-card-intels-optane-905p-is-best-in-class?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

7 Essential Privacy Tips for When You Travel

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/travel-privacy-tips,news-27238.html

 

Students Hack High School to Change Grades, Get Lunch Refunds

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/students-hack-high-school-to-change-grades-get-lunch-refunds/

 

PassProtect Tells You If Your Password Is Compromised\

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/passprotect-tells-you-if-your-password-is-compromised/

 

Customize swipes in Gmail Android app

https://www.komando.com/tips/464937/android-customize-swipes-in-gmail-android-app

 

CordCutters.com reviews the new AirTV

If you're way into Sling TV, you should be into this. But otherwise ...

https://www.windowscentral.com/cordcutterscom-reviews-new-airtv

 

Chirp brings Twitter back to Apple Watch

https://venturebeat.com/2018/06/19/chirp-brings-twitter-back-to-apple-watch/

 

How to Restore Default Apps for File Type Associations in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8703-restore-default-file-type-associations-windows-10-a.html

 

Hacking Humans Podcast

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/hacking-humans.html

 

Nvidia To Detail Next-Gen Mainstream GPU At Hot Chips In August

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-gtx-1180-gtx-2080-hot-chips-30,37152.html

 

Scammers raid man’s bank account while he waits on hold to fraud hotline

Criminals have set their sights on customers of a bank that has been struggling with a switchover to a new computer platform

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/05/28/scammers-drain-mans-bank-account-fraud-hotline/

 

Apple patches Macs as it starts retirement clock for El Capitan

About one in eight Mac owners still runs OS X 10.11, which may only get one more update before gertting bumped off the support list.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3277983/mac-os-x/apple-patches-macs-as-it-starts-retirement-clock-for-el-capitan.html

 

MIT experts pioneer a way to recover drinking water from power plants

It uses electrical forces that combat aerodynamic drag.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/11/mit-experts-recover-drinking-water-power-p/

 

Intel's First Dedicated Graphics Cards to Launch in 2020

The high-end discrete graphics cards will reportedly target the PC gaming market and data centers, putting pressure on AMD and Nvidia. Intel hired a former AMD exec to lead the effort.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361808/intels-first-dedicated-graphics-cards-to-launch-in-2020?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Best Wi-Fi Extenders 2018

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-wifi-extenders,review-2225.html

 

Owners of Mugshots.com Arrested on Extortion Charges

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/legal/owners-of-mugshotscom-arrested-on-extortion-charges/

 

How to Enable Copy and Paste Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10’s Bash Shell

https://www.howtogeek.com/353200/how-to-enable-copy-and-paste-keyboard-shortcuts-in-windows-10s-bash-shell/

 

Does your Android phone get a regular security update?

https://www.komando.com/tips/465699/android-phone-security-update

 

Seagate debuts new line of premium Xbox One SSDs

Seagate's new Xbox Game Drive SSDs promise faster load times at a high price tag.

https://www.windowscentral.com/seagate-debuts-new-line-xbox-one-ssds

 

World's cyber attacks hit us much harder in past year – major infosec chief survey

https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-worlds-cyber-attacks-hit-us-much-harder/f-6a79aaa103%2Fco.uk

 

How to Add or Remove "Processor performance decrease threshold" from Power Options in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/108569-add-processor-performance-decrease-threshold-windows-power-options.html

 

Google brings Android messages to the web

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/06/19/google-brings-android-messages-to-web.html

 

Intel Displays 512GB Optane DC Persistent Memory DIMMs

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-optane-persistent-memory-dimms,37150.html

 

Manage Multiple Raspberry Pi Using Mobile Phone

Easily manage multiple Raspberry Pi and/or Linux machines together in one go. Install software, update, upgrade and run command easily.

https://www.hackster.io/jithinsanal1610/manage-multiple-raspberry-pi-using-mobile-phone-48f7c8

 

ASRock leaks four unannounced 2nd-gen AMD Ryzen processors

Oops (again).

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3277968/components-processors/asrock-leaks-four-unannounced-2nd-gen-amd-ryzen-processors.html

 

A French hospital is using VR as a drug-free pain solution

Researchers suggest it could become routine treatment.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/11/french-hospital-using-vr-drug-free-pain-solution/

 

Artificial Intelligence Has a Bias Problem, and It's Our Fault

From racist Twitter bots to unfortunate Google search results, deep-learning software easily picks up on biases. Here's what can be done about racism and sexism in AI algorithms.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361661/artificial-intelligence-has-a-bias-problem-and-its-our-fau?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Essential Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/982-avoid-being-hacked.html

 

The Facebook Android App Is Asking for Superuser Privileges and Users Are Freaking Out

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-facebook-android-app-is-asking-for-superuser-privileges-and-users-are-freaking-out/

 

How to use Ansible for setting up a Raspberry Pi Zero W Web Server with PHP 7

http://www.codingmama.io/tutorials/using-ansible-to-set-up-a-raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-php-7-web-server

 

Met Office uses Raspberry Pi to collect weather data.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiuSejtaa1o&feature=youtu.be

 

Which Smart Light Switch Should You Buy?

https://www.howtogeek.com/352432/which-smart-light-switch-should-you-buy/

 

Spear-Phisher Gets Five Years for Helping FSB Yahoo Hackers

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/spearphisher-gets-five-years-for/

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Jail for the man who helped Russia hack Yahoo’s email accounts

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/jail-for-the-man-who-helped-russia-hack-yahoos-email-accounts-19960.html#new_tab

 

The No. 1 asset for job seekers of the future: The ability to learn

As tech continues to accelerate the world, your job prospects won't be about the degree you have or what you already know.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-no-1-asset-for-job-seekers-of-the-future-the-ability-to-learn/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Best routers to fix your Wi-Fi using the new mesh networks

https://www.komando.com/tips/460499/best-routers-to-fix-your-wifi-using-mesh-networks

 

2018 OLED iPhone 'X Plus' And 6.1-inch LCD Model: Key (Likely) Differences

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brookecrothers/2018/06/17/2018-6-1-inch-lcd-iphone-6-5-inch-oled-iphone-x-plus-specs-release-date-price-rumors/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#b7549de7a06c

 

Good News, Humans: AI Still Needs Us (for Now)

Companies developing AI and machine learning systems need to acknowledge that they're not infallible and remain 'teachable' via human intervention.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361344/good-news-humans-ai-still-needs-us-for-now?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The Full Nerd special episode: AMD's Jim Anderson goes deep on 32-core Threadripper 2

Heavy metal

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3279205/components-processors/interview-amd-svp-jim-anderson-threadripper-2.html

 

Facebook is paying for news shows as it continues to fight fake news

Participating networks include CNN, Fox News and Univision.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/facebook-news-programming-watch-tab-fake-news/

 

How to Check If Your Online Accounts Have Been Hacked

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/check-online-accounts-hacked/

 

How to transfer your data from an old PC to a new PC

Take advantage of one of these five ways to move your data from an old PC.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-transfer-your-data-old-pc-new-pc

 

How to see exactly which Google Chrome tabs, websites, and extensions are slowing down your computer

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-chrome-tabs-extensions-slowing-down-your-computer-2018-6

 

How to set up a Windows VPN

Configure a VPN on your Windows device in a jiffy

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-set-up-a-windows-vpn

 

Phishing Email Ironically Provides a List of Scammers You Should Avoid

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-email-ironically-provides-a-list-of-scammers-you-should-avoid/

 

AMD Needs More 7nm Capacity Than GlobalFoundries Can Provide

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/270191-amd-needs-more-7nm-capacity-than-globalfoundries-can-provide

 

How to Customize Window Borders and Shadows on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/353204/how-to-customize-window-borders-and-shadows-on-windows-10/

 

5-year-old IoT attack resurfaces, puts millions of devices at risk

IoT chip manufacturer Z-Wave reportedly fixed issues with its pairing process that allowed attackers to hijack internet-connected devices, but one security firm completely circumvented it.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-year-old-iot-attack-resurfaces-puts-millions-of-devices-at-risk/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Keep Facebook from tracking you on the web

https://www.komando.com/downloads/448173/keep-facebook-from-tracking-you-on-the-web

 

Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Confirmed, Goodbye Lightning Port, Apple Faces Awkward iPhone Problems

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2018/06/15/apple-news-headlines-iphone-iphonex-usbc-lightningport-macbookpro-probelms-specs-design/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#30b924455383

 

6 Ways to Keep Kids' Tech Use in Check

Experts weigh in on methods families can use to get children away from screens.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361341/6-ways-to-keep-kids-tech-use-in-check?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Why the announcements Apple didn't make at WWDC might be more important than the ones they did

Aside from missing MacBooks, that is.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3278561/wwdc/wwdc-announcements-apple-didnt-make.html

 

Cambridge Analytica CEO reportedly embezzled $8 million

Investors are trying to get the money back from Alexander Nix.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/cambridge-analytica-ceo-alexander-nix-stole-8-million/

 

How Cloudflare DNS Helps Solve 4 Big DNS Privacy Risks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/cloudflare-dns-privacy-risks/

 

Chime in: Should Microsoft's 'Andromeda' folding tablet run Android?

Microsoft getting back into mobile has been a hot topic (and rumor) for quite a while. But is the company choosing the right OS?

https://www.windowscentral.com/chime-should-microsofts-andromeda-folding-tablet-run-android

 

Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head tax' could still happen for Apple and Google

http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-tax-seattle-silicon-valley-effects-apple-google-2018-6

 

The 50 best Mac tips, tricks and timesavers

All the awesome things you forgot your Mac could do

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/software/operating-systems/50-best-mac-tips-tricks-and-timesavers-1310283

 

Nvidia Creates AI for Training Robots to Learn From Watching Humans

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/nvidia-creates-ai-for-training-robots-to-learn-from-watching-humans/

 

Why Self-Driving Cars Keep Running Into Things

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/270049-why-self-driving-cars-keep-running-into-things

 

How to Find Official Windows Drivers for Any Device

https://www.howtogeek.com/352922/how-to-find-official-hardware-drivers-for-windows/

 

NanoPC-T4: A powerful Raspberry Pi alternative without the bottleneck issues

FriendlyELEC's NanoPC-T4 includes support for NVMe-linked M.2 SSDs, solving I/O bottleneck issues and offering a more stable platform for professionals.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/nanopc-t4-a-powerful-raspberry-pi-alternative-without-the-bottleneck-issues/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

10 incredibly useful ways to use a USB drive you didn't know

https://www.komando.com/tips/438907/10-incredibly-useful-ways-to-use-a-usb-drive-you-didnt-know

 

Android Circuit: Radical Galaxy S10 Leaks, Huge Note 9 Revealed, Google Confirms Expensive Pixel 3

https://tinyurl.com/y7aatjx8

 

The Best Cheap SSDs of 2018

Still booting from a hard drive? These budget-minded solid-state drives will give your poky PC or Mac a big speed boost.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/361311/the-best-cheap-ssds?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The Asus Project Precog is a pioneering dual-display laptop, due in 2019

It’s an intriguing vision of future PCs that appears to be real.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3278555/laptop-computers/asus-project-precog-dual-display-laptop.html

 

How to Customize the GNOME Shell in Ubuntu Using Extensions

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/customize-gnome-shell-extensions/

 

Alienware’s Wireless Headset trades style for 7.1 surround sound

The Alienware Wireless Headset also features the AlienFX lighting system.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/alienware-wireless-headset-elite-mouse-e3/

 

Intel is cooking up dual-screen PC prototypes of its own

Microsoft's rumored Andromeda device may be all the rage, but Intel is prototyping dual-screen devices of its own.

https://www.windowscentral.com/intel-cooking-dual-screen-pc-prototypes-its-own

 

How to Fix 'You've been signed in with a temporary profile' Error in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48012-fix-youve-been-signed-temporary-profile-windows-10-a.html

 

Windows 10 April 2018 Update problems: how to fix them

Is your Windows PC playing up?

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/windows-10-april-2018-update-problems-how-to-fix-them

 

Advocacy Groups Call for the FTC to Break Up Facebook

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/advocacy-groups-call-for-the-ftc-to-break-up-facebook/

 

ARM’s New Cortex-A76 SoC Targets Windows Laptop Market

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/270362-arm-cortex-a76-targets-laptop-market

 

Patch for New Spectre-Like CPU Bug Could Affect Your Performance

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/patch-for-new-spectre-like-cpu-bug-could-affect-your-performance/

 

Installing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update could wipe your entire desktop

User forums have been flooded with calls for help after recently updated PCs are rendered useless.

(if this appears to happen, don't panic, two things: 1) If you have an image backup of your drive, this is the court of last resort, 2) bring up file manager and see if there is a folder labelled Windows.old and if so you may be able to retrieve your old desktop in the USERS folder, copy and paste may give your back your desktop but everything should still be in place.)

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/installing-the-windows-10-april-2018-update-could-wipe-your-entire-desktop/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Hearing is believing!

https://www.komando.com/tips/462505/hearing-is-believing

 

Five Useful Features That Are On Their Way To The Chrome OS

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinmurnane/2018/06/17/five-useful-features-that-are-on-their-way-to-the-chrome-os/#1cd3b26f3e2b

 

Yubico Brings Security Keys to iOS

The YubiKey NEO now works with applicable iOS apps, thanks to Yubico's new SDK.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361354/yubico-brings-security-keys-to-ios?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Apple puts privacy and security foremost in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3278253/security/apple-puts-privacy-and-security-foremost-in-ios-12-macos-mojave.html

 

12 Free Keynote Templates to Make Your Presentations Stand Out

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-keynote-templates/

 

Facebook's Memories is a dedicated spot for nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane at any time.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/11/facebooks-memories-is-a-dedicated-spot-for-nostalgia

 

Is Microsoft committed to Windows 10 on ARM? #AskDanWindows 48

https://www.windowscentral.com/askdanwindows-48

 

How to Add or Remove Google Drive in Navigation Pane of File Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48991-add-remove-google-drive-navigation-pane-windows-10-a.html

 

How to build a gaming PC more powerful than the Xbox One X

Outpower the most powerful console

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-build-a-gaming-pc-more-powerful-than-the-xbox-one-x

 

Using chrome://settings/cleanup to Scan for Unwanted Software Using Chrome

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tips/web-browsers/using-chrome-settings-cleanup-to-scan-for-unwanted-software-using-chrome/

 

Atari Console Crowdfunding Campaign Crashes IndieGoGo Because People Are Idiots

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/270291-atari-console-crowdfunding-campaign-crashes-indiegogo

 

Comcast Leaked Customer Wi-Fi Logins in Plaintext, Change Your Passcode Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/comcast-leaked-customer-wi-fi-logins-in-plaintext-change-your-passcode-now/

 

Skyrocketing smartphone prices leading more users to buy refurbished devices

A new IDC report predicts the used smartphone market will hit $52.7 billion over the next five years, with the average resale price reaching $180.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/skyrocketing-smartphone-prices-leading-more-users-to-buy-refurbished-devices/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Free alternatives to the most popular computer programs

https://www.komando.com/downloads/349917/free-alternatives-to-the-most-popular-computer-programs

 

Apple Leak 'Confirms' New iPhone X Cancellation

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2018/06/17/apple-iphone-x-mini-cancellation-iphone-se2-iphone-x2-new-iphones-specs/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#664e022b6305

 

This 30-second change to your computer settings is the easiest way to stop hackers

Experts claim you could save millions of dollars from potential hacks with one simple step

https://www.marketwatch.com/Story/this-30-second-change-to-your-computer-settings-is-the-easiest-way-to-stop-hackers-2018-06-12?&siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to enable dark mode in Windows 10

https://www.yahoo.com/news/enable-dark-mode-windows-10-114511945.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

An acoustic attack can bluescreen your Windows computer

Security researchers have demonstrated how attackers could cause physical damage to hard drives, and cause PCs to crash, just by playing sounds through a computer's speaker.

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/05/30/acoustic-attack-blue-screen-windows-computer/#new_tab

 

The 3 Types of Antivirus Scans and When to Use Each One

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/antivirus-scan-types/

 

5 great USB-C external SSD hard drives that are perfect for backups

Need fast portable storage using the USB-C connection? You need one of these.

https://www.windowscentral.com/portable-ssds-usb-c

 

BCC is hard, OK? Quite a lot of orgs blurted your email addresses in GDPR mailouts

Ad blocker Ghostery, UK councils, vitamin sellers all in the blabtastic mix

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/05/29/bcc_is_hard_okay_organisations_blab_email_addresses_in_gdpr_mailouts/

 

How to Sync Your Chromebook Downloads Folder with Google Drive

https://appuals.com/sync-chromebook-downloads-folder-google-drive/

 

[Fix] Hard Disk Drives (Partitions) Not Visible in Computer

https://www.askvg.com/fix-hard-disk-drives-partitions-not-visible-in-computer/

 

How To Backup Your Chromebook Downloads To Google Drive Automatically

To automatically backup your Chromebook downloads to Google Drive, all you need to do is change the default download location in your Chrome OS settings.

http://www.kylebeatty.com/2014/06/how-to-backup-your-chromebook-downloads.html

 

Email Might Be Impossible To Encrypt

Email as we know it dates back to the 1970s, and was never designed with security in mind.

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/email-might-be-impossible-to-encrypt/

 

How to install and use the Titan text-based password manager on Linux

If you're looking for a text-based password manager, Jack Wallen believes Titan is the way to go. Here's how to install and use this handy tool on Linux.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-and-use-the-titan-text-based-password-manager-on-linux/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

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Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Confirmed, Goodbye Lightning Port, Apple Faces Awkward iPhone Problems

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2018/06/15/apple-news-headlines-iphone-iphonex-usbc-lightningport-macbookpro-probelms-specs-design/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo#4ccb00425383

 

How to Create, Edit, and View Microsoft Word Documents for Free

https://www.howtogeek.com/351601/how-to-create-edit-and-view-microsoft-word-documents-for-free/

 

Smart TVs: Everything You Need to Know

https://tinyurl.com/yclu4anf

 

IBM’s AI-Enabled Smartphone Scanner Can Detect Counterfeit Goods

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/269886-ibms-ai-enabled-smartphone-scanner-can-detect-counterfeit-goods

 

Microsoft drops official technical support for older products on community forums

Microsoft's community-driven Answers forums are turning off the light on official technical support for several of the company's older products.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-drops-official-technical-support-community-forums-older-products

 

Android malware is infecting Amazon Fire TVs and Fire Sticks

The virus throttles resources as it mines cryptocurrency.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/12/android-malware-infecting-amazon-fire-tvs-sticks/

 

An EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti is finally under $500 all over the Internet

Right now an EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti with ACX 3.0 cooling is $470 at Amazon, B&H, and Newegg.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3277613/computers/an-evga-geforce-gtx-1070-ti-is-finally-under-500-all-over-the-internet.html

 

Office collaboration tools are catnip for hackers

https://mashable.com/2018/05/17/office-software-security/

 

How to enable dark mode in Windows 10

https://www.yahoo.com/news/enable-dark-mode-windows-10-114511945.html

 

The Next Apple Watch Innovations, Revealed

Apple's next smartwatch will be solid.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/06/16/the-next-apple-watch-innovations-revealed.aspx

 

[Tip] How to Clear / Delete Cache and Cookies in Your Web Browser

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-clear-delete-cache-and-cookies-in-your-web-browser/

 

Intel explains how 1-watt panels will add hours to your laptop's battery life

Intel wants its Low Power Display Technology to become nearly ubiquitous sometime next year.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3280084/laptop-computers/intel-explains-1-watt-panels-and-low-power-display-technology.html

 

New US Bill Wants to Create National Guard Cyber Units

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/government/new-us-bill-wants-to-create-national-guard-cyber-units/

 

Will Amazon's Facial-Recognition Tech Enable Mass Surveillance?

The American Civil Liberties Union and 35 other advocacy group are demanding that Amazon stop selling the technology to law enforcement, fearing it'll be abused.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361346/will-amazons-facial-recognition-tech-enable-mass-surveillan?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: June 15

https://www.petri.com/paul-thurrotts-short-takes-june-15?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8nhS8A7J8c4rMwLTjj-9yshN9j7FQUmOKmSyi0R4pe3el8w6sAEfZA5l0zcC8z6vMRmDg4mhZS61lwjQOvIbWCqDHQdg&_hsmi=63801116

 

Why Restarting Your Phone Makes it Perform Better and Fixes Common Issues

https://www.howtogeek.com/352460/why-restarting-your-phone-makes-it-perform-better-and-fixes-common-issues/

 

PS4 vs. Xbox One: Which Console Is Right for You?

https://tinyurl.com/y7smpuap

 

Razer Core X Is a Cheaper External GPU Box That Supports PCs and Macs

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/269702-razer-core-x-is-a-cheaper-external-gpu-box-that-supports-pcs-and-macs

 

6 things Microsoft needs to do to fix Skype (or at least improve it)

Once at the top of the online communication mountain, Skype has fallen out of favor in the eyes of many. Here are some ways Microsoft could fix that.

https://www.windowscentral.com/6-ways-microsoft-could-fix-skype-or-least-improve-it-0

 

Apple Watch can now be used to monitor Parkinson’s symptoms

A new ResearchKit API can monitor Watch users for tremor and dyskinesia.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/apple-watch-monitor-parkinsons-symptoms/

 

Could this be the year for Multi-Gig PCs? Aquantia says yes

Aquantia said to expect Multi-Gig USB adapters and affordable hardware based on its new controllers.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3278093/networking/multi-gig-ethernet-aquantia.html

 

Use This Rule to Set Up Undo Send in Outlook

https://lifehacker.com/use-this-rule-to-set-up-undo-send-in-outlook-1790163426

 

All Apple employees now get standing desks — and Tim Cook has said he believes 'sitting is the new cancer' 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-employees-now-standing-desks-211518637.html

 

How to Back Up your Chromebook (Step-By-Step) – 2018

https://platypusplatypus.com/chromebooks/back-up-chromebook/

 

[Nightly Update] Firefox 62.0 Allows Multiple Tabs Selection (overdue)

https://www.askvg.com/mozilla-firefox-nightly-updates/

 

Newegg's got a 24-inch 1080p 144Hz FreeSync monitor for under $200

The Nixeus NX-VUE24B is $190 today at Newegg, featuring a TN panel with a 1ms response time, 144Hz refresh rate, and FreeSync.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3279885/computers/neweggs-got-a-24-inch-1080p-144hz-freesync-monitor-for-under-200.html

 

Amazon Is Selling Facial Recognition Software to US Law Enforcement

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/amazon-is-selling-facial-recognition-software-to-us-law-enforcement/

 

Genome Editor CRISPR Targets AIDS Virus HIV

https://www.geek.com/science/genome-editor-crispr-targets-aids-virus-hiv-1740733/

 

Split View Support is Coming to Microsoft Edge for iOS

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/161458/split-view-support-coming-microsoft-edge-ios?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8nhS8A7J8c4rMwLTjj-9yshN9j7FQUmOKmSyi0R4pe3el8w6sAEfZA5l0zcC8z6vMRmDg4mhZS61lwjQOvIbWCqDHQdg&_hsmi=63801116

 

Chrome Has a Built In Malware Scanner, Here’s How to Use It

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/chrome-has-a-built-in-malware-scanner-heres-how-to-use-it/

 

Hulu Live vs. YouTube TV vs. Sling vs. Vue vs. DirecTV Now: Face-Off!

https://tinyurl.com/y7aa7mrw

 

Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 At Least 3 Years Away

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/269831-sony-confirms-playstation-5-at-least-3-years-away

 

How to disable the lock screen in Windows 10

The lock screen, which appears just before the Windows 10 sign-in screen, can be disabled.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-windows-10-lock-screen

 

The rise of 'Fortnite' means gaming phones might make sense

They might not be so crazy after all.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/06/asus-rog-phone-mobile-gaming-fortnite/

 

Forget a new tie, get dad a Pixelbook for $250 off this Father's Day

Get a new Pixelbook for $750.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3281326/chromebooks/forget-a-new-tie-get-dad-a-pixelbook-for-250-off-this-fathers-day.html

 

Tell Apple what you think of its ‘courage’ with this $11 adapter that adds 5 headphone jacks to your iPhone

http://bgr.com/2018/06/15/iphone-headphone-adapter-amazon-headphone-splitter/

 

Why Google and T-Mobile are bringing back phone booths

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-t-mobile-merge-old-205441102.html

 

How to create a Windows 10 ISO image for clean, in-place upgrade and repair install

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/72031-create-windows-10-iso-image-existing-installation.html

 

Man suspected of defrauding more than 1,000 Walmart stores

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/06/16/man-suspected-defrauding-more-than-1000-walmart-stores.html

 

Android and antitrust: What you need to know about the EU Google antitrust case

Google faces a fine of up to $11 billion for the way it ties Google Search and Chrome to the Android mobile operating system

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3279945/mobile/android-and-antitrust-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-eu-google-antitrust-case.html

 

Google Chrome Has a Built-In Password Generator. Here's how to use it!

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tips/web-browsers/google-chrome-has-a-built-in-password-generator-heres-how-to-use-it/

 

Zuckerberg Dismisses Facebook Monopoly Concerns

A feisty European Parliament peppered Mark Zuckerberg with questions about competition, the security of users' information, bias, and 'shadow profiles.'

https://tinyurl.com/y8ozyqpd

 

Microsoft’s Bringing SwiftKey to the Desktop, Blocking Auto-Playing Videos

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/161418/microsofts-bringing-swiftkey-desktop-blocking-auto-playing-videos?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8nhS8A7J8c4rMwLTjj-9yshN9j7FQUmOKmSyi0R4pe3el8w6sAEfZA5l0zcC8z6vMRmDg4mhZS61lwjQOvIbWCqDHQdg&_hsmi=63801116

 

How Android P Will Increase Battery Life

https://www.howtogeek.com/352364/how-android-p-will-increase-battery-life/

 

Sprint 55 vs. T-Mobile 55+ vs. Consumer Cellular: Which Is Best?

https://tinyurl.com/y8724yp4

 

New Spectre Variant Discovered That Affects AMD, ARM, and Intel

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/269711-new-spectre-variant-discovered-that-affects-amd-arm-and-intel

 

How to connect your wireless printer in Windows 10

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-connect-your-wireless-printer-windows-10

 

Samsung’s Chromebook Plus V2 adds an Intel processor and rear camera

It goes on sale June 24th.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/14/samsung-chromebook-plus-v2-intel-upgrade/

 

Turning an iPhone into a USB Flash Drive?

https://makezine.com/2018/05/17/turning-an-iphone-into-a-usb-flash-drive/

 

How to use an external drive with a Chromebook

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

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

 

To put a quantum computer on your desk, Intel has a plan unlike any other

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/put-quantum-computer-desk-intel-101523635.html

 

How to Use Dictation to Talk instead of Type in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/108910-how-use-dictation-windows-10-a.html

 

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/06/16/15-tech-upgrades-can-get-for-free.html

 

Apple's Health Record API released to third-party developers; is it safe?

At its Worldwide Developer's event this week, Apple said the API for its Health Records platform has been released to developers and researchers so they can create apps for the medical information sharing platform. Once data is ported to third-party apps and mobile devices, however, is it still safe?

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3279746/apple-ios/apples-health-record-api-released-to-third-party-developers-is-it-safe.html

 

Microsoft to Block Flash in Office 365

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-to-block-flash-in-office-365/

 

The Internet: Good or Bad for Society?

Approximately 70 percent of US adults now characterize the web as good for society, but that's down six points from 2014, according to the Pew Research Center.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361355/the-internet-good-or-bad-for-society?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

OnePlus 6 Has Already Sold One Million Units

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/161428/oneplus-6-already-sold-one-million-units?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8nhS8A7J8c4rMwLTjj-9yshN9j7FQUmOKmSyi0R4pe3el8w6sAEfZA5l0zcC8z6vMRmDg4mhZS61lwjQOvIbWCqDHQdg&_hsmi=63801116

 

How to Disable the Pointless People Icon on Windows 10’s Taskbar

https://www.howtogeek.com/352766/how-to-disable-the-pointless-people-icon-on-windows-10s-taskbar/

 

The Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers with Google Assistant

https://www.reviewgeek.com/3563/the-best-portable-bluetooth-speakers-with-google-assistant/

 

10 Highly Advanced Robots That Will Scare the Crap Out of You

https://tinyurl.com/ybrd9kw3

Sony is shutting itself off to Xbox and Nintendo gamers — and it could totally blow PlayStation’s lead in the console wars

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sony-apos-hard-stance-playstation-152500213.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Apple Watch Series 3 refurbished models on sale one day only at Best Buy

http://bgr.com/2018/06/15/apple-watch-series-3-refurbished-sale-best-buy/

 

Before You Buy a Mac, Watch This Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S87Bn6FDU44

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