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Sat 1309 6/30/2018

Android Apps Now have Secure ID; Avoid Malicious Installs

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10356/android-apps-now-have-secure-id-avoid-malicious-installs

 

Keep Facebook from tracking you on the web

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

 

US to Lift Sanctions Against ZTE (After it Pays $1.4B)

ZTE will pay the US government a $1.4 billion penalty and replace the company's leadership with a new team,

but the deal has angered some US lawmakers.

https://tinyurl.com/y8bjb8ce

 

Net neutrality: A cheat sheet

Do internet service providers have a right to throttle certain traffic? That's the question at the heart of net neutrality,

and here's everything you need to know about it.

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

 

Worried About Your Hard Disk? Here Are 4 Ways to Check Hard Disk Health on Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/check-hard-disk-health-windows/

 

What is Optical Distortion in Photography?

https://www.howtogeek.com/355334/what-is-optical-distortion/

 

Application has been blocked from accessing graphics hardware in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/application-blocked-accessing-graphics-hardware

 

More details emerge regarding the Galaxy Note 9’s most exciting new feature

https://bgr.com/2018/06/27/galaxy-note-9-release-date-coming-soon-s-pen-update/

 

Google warns employees: Be nicer to each other, or face disciplinary action

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-warns-employees-nicer-other-213200097.html

 

Snapdragon 1000 Suggests Qualcomm Is Serious About the PC Market

https://tinyurl.com/ydg5qu8h

 

The 10 Best Free Search Tools for Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-best-free-search-tools-windows-10/

 

How to back up Sticky Notes on Windows 10

If you use Sticky Notes on Windows 10, in this guide we show you the steps to back up and restore your notes to the same or different computer.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-backup-sticky-notes-windows-10

 

Fitbit shipped 1 million Versa smartwatches in six weeks

Its second smartwatch is faring much better than its first.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/fitbit-ships-1-million-versa-smartwatches/

 

Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

A decent subscription-free DVR for cord-cutters, held back by Google, Netflix, and Amazon.

https://tinyurl.com/yc34pquf

 

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

 

Abine Blur

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2473654,00.asp

 

Yahoo Messenger will die on July 17: Here are the best alternatives

Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Here are some other options for workplace chat services.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yahoo-messenger-will-die-on-july-17-here-are-the-best-alternatives/

 

8 Best Kodi Alternatives You Should Check Out

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-kodi-alternatives/

 

How to Use Windows 10’s Hidden Video Editor

https://www.howtogeek.com/355524/how-to-use-windows-10s-hidden-video-editor/

 

How to use Snap Assist In Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/use-snap-assist-windows-10

 

New leak shows Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle

https://bgr.com/2018/06/27/pixel-3-xl-release-date-coming-soon-images-leak/

 

Everything we know about the next Xbox console

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/everything-know-next-xbox-console-205951091.html

 

Apple Set to Step Up Its Audio Hardware Game

https://tinyurl.com/y9xx8kfv

 

7 Great Project Ideas for Using a Raspberry Pi as a Server

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-server-project-ideas/

 

The next version of Microsoft Office will feature new Fluent Design experiences

Microsoft is bringing its Fluent Design experience to the next version of Microsoft Office desktop apps and the web.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-bringing-fluent-design-office-and-office-online

 

Report: Facebook gave Apple, Samsung broad access to user data

Facebook hit back, saying the pacts were necessary at the time and "tightly controlled."

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/facebook-gave-device-makers-user-data/

 

Best NAS box for media streaming and backup

Network-attached storage (NAS) is an ideal solution for streaming and archiving your music, photos, and videos.

It's also ideal for backing up your PCs and smart devices. These are our top picks in the consumer space.

https://tinyurl.com/y7lwht45

 

10 insider tricks to keep hackers and scammers from stealing from you

https://www.komando.com/columns/465790/tricks-to-keep-hackers-and-scammers-from-stealing-from-you

 

Snapchat Now Lets You Recall Messages in Chat

This feature will be rolling out to all Snapchat users around the world over the next few weeks. Keep in mind that your friends can

always screenshot your messages, so if you want that content gone forever, you better delete it quick.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361741/snapchat-now-lets-you-recall-messages-in-chat?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

25% of employees use the same password for every account (how about your practices?)

Of those, 81% say they don't password protect their phone or computer at all, according to an OpenVPN report.

Here's how to improve employee cyber education.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/25-of-employees-use-the-same-password-for-every-account/

 

Settings App Not Working in Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-settings-app-not-working-in-windows-10/

 

What is Dolby Atmos?

https://www.howtogeek.com/355302/what-is-dolby-atmos/

 

Your password was changed on a different device

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/password-changed-different-device

 

Apple and Samsung settle their patent dispute after 7 years of legal battles

https://bgr.com/2018/06/27/iphone-vs-android-apple-samsung-settle-their-legal-dispute/

 

Amazon Is Gearing Up To Enter The Pharmacy Market

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/amazon-gearing-enter-pharmacy-market-172600461.html

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018) First Impressions

https://tinyurl.com/yarazmn5

 

How to Customize App Borders and Shadows on Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/customize-app-borders-shadows-windows/

 

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

 

Google Photos' web version now behaves like a native app

It now looks and feels like more than a website.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/google-photos-progressive-web-app/

 

AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house—and to your mobile devices, too

This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access.

https://tinyurl.com/yafl2x4v

 

5 reasons you'll love Amazon's Alexa

https://www.komando.com/tips/465165/5-reasons-youll-love-amazons-alexa

 

VPNFilter Malware Sinks Its Teeth Into More Routers

Security researchers have noticed the malicious code trying to infect over 70 router models, and using a new

capability that can tamper with a router's web traffic.

https://tinyurl.com/yclty7pk

How do you fix Windows dual-booted with Linux Mint?

TechRepublic member Arraveci is seeking help for a laptop that is dual-booted with both Windows and Linux Mint.

Can you help your fellow member?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-do-you-fix-windows-dual-booted-with-linux-mint/

 

How to Get Access to WindowsApps Folder in Windows 10'

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-windowsapps-folder-windows-10/

 

Spanish Soccer App Was Spying on Fans To Narc on Bars

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/spanish-soccer-app-was-spying-on-fans-to-narc-on-bars/

 

Optimize and speed up your SSD drive using Tweak-SSD for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/optimizer-ssd-drive-using-tweak-ssd

 

Watch How Easy It Is For A Robocaller To Spoof A Number Similar To Yours

http://richontech.tv/2018/05/apps/watch-how-easy-it-is-for-a-robocaller-to-spoof-a-number-similar-to-yours/

 

Here’s How Android Switchers Could Be the Next Big Boost for Apple Stock

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/android-switchers-could-next-big-133206267.html

 

Apple Disabled iPhones due to 3rd Party Repair

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10355/apple-disabled-iphones-due-3rd-party-repair

 

How Do Solid-State Drives Work?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/solidstate-drives-work-makeuseof-explains/

 

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

 

Car makers used software to raise spare parts prices

It changed prices based on 'perceived value.'

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/car-makers-used-software-to-raise-spare-parts-prices/

 

Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Capable, but not always convenient.

https://tinyurl.com/yanbccey

 

What is Reddit? A beginner’s guide to using the front page of the internet

https://www.komando.com/tips/460129/what-is-reddit-a-beginners-guide-to-using-the-front-page-of-the-internet

 

The Best 6 iPad Bluetooth Keyboards For Every Budget

https://www.reviewgeek.com/3865/the-best-6-ipad-bluetooth-keyboards-for-every-budget/

 

It's not clear if Google's rock star chief scientist for AI, who is under fire over military contracts, will remain a full time employee

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-apos-rock-star-chief-192147949.html

 

OnePlus 6 Is the Best Value for an Android Smartphone

http://richontech.tv/2018/05/smartphones/oneplus-6-smartphone-review-features-you-want-at-a-more-affordable-price/

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Intel’s Optane Chips Getting Closer to Changing Computing

https://tinyurl.com/ycnx5nnt

 

Why tech giants will love the Supreme Court's ruling for digital privacy

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tech-giants-will-love-supreme-courts-ruling-digital-privacy-173109210.html

 

Apple Watch will put a Walkie Talkie on your wrist

A new app, coming to watchOS 5, adds another way to chat with your buddies.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/apple-watch-walkie-talkie/

 

How to use Find my iPhone to find a lost or stolen phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/460578/how-to-use-find-my-iphone-to-find-a-lost-or-stolen-phone

 

The ODROID Model Comparison Guide: Which One Is Right for You?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/odroid-model-comparison/

 

Avira Free or Paid - How About Neither?

https://askbobrankin.com/avira_free_or_paid_how_about_neither.html

 

Google should make a cheap Pixelbook to rival the iPad, Surface

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/06/28/google-should-make-a-cheap-pixelbook-to-rival-the-ipad-surface/

 

AMD Offers Core i7-8086K Winners a Free Threadripper 1950X

https://tinyurl.com/yd4stjvn

 

Chatbots Are Still Pretty Terrible

About 51 percent of US adults dislike chatbots because they keep them from accessing a live person; 48 percent

find that they provide too many unhelpful responses.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361607/chatbots-are-still-pretty-terrible?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How Do I Clean Up After Windows Update?

What Windows Update leaves behind isn't trash at all, but rather files with a specific purpose.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-clean-up-after-windows-update/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J0c4EO8RApdfbL

 

What to Do If Your iPhone Is Getting a Bad Signal

https://www.howtogeek.com/355014/what-to-do-if-your-iphone-is-getting-a-bad-signal/

 

Windows 10 dark mode sucks compared to the new one in macOS Mojave

Apple's upcoming macOS Mojave has a new dark mode that is more consistent than the one in Windows,

and it is applied everywhere.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10s-dark-mode-kind-sucks-when-compared-macos-mojaves-dark-mode

 

How to apply Insights in Excel and what to look out for when you do

Excel's Insights feature uses AI and machine learning to indicate patterns in data that can help your decision

making, but there are several caveats to consider along the way.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-apply-insights-in-excel-and-what-to-look-out-for-when-you-do/

 

Google Is Entering the Console War (Report)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/google-game-console-yeti,news-27525.html

 

People are discovering that scammers are controlling their Apple accounts using a feature for families to share apps 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/people-discovering-scammers-controlling-apple-211849675.html

 

Apple's Podcasts app is coming to watchOS

Control your favorite episode of 99% Invisible from the wrist.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/apple-watch-podcasts-app-os-wwdc/

 

10 best smartphones in the world

https://www.komando.com/tips/463192/10-best-smartphones

 

The Complete Guide to Windows 10 Privacy Settings

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/complete-guide-windows-10-privacy-settings/

 

[HOWTO] Fill and Sign PDF Forms Digitally

https://askbobrankin.com/howto_fill_and_sign_pdf_forms_digitally.html

 

Apple might sell an all-in-one subscription with TV, music, and news

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/06/28/apple-tv-music-news-subscription-report/

 

World’s Largest ARM-Based Supercomputer Launched, as Exascale Heats Up

https://tinyurl.com/y9gnp2ua

 

New AMD Ryzen Threadripper Has 32 Cores, 64 Threads

The second-generation Threadripper chip will begin shipping in the third quarter of 2018, AMD announced at Computex,

where it also teased a new version of its Vega graphics cards.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361615/new-amd-ryzen-threadripper-has-32-cores-64-threads?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How Can I Automatically Reply to Spammers To Tell Them to Stop?

It's tempting to want to reply to spam, telling the sender to stop it (or worse). Not only is that ineffective, it often makes things worse.

https://askleo.com/how-can-i-automatically-reply-to-spammers-tell-them-to-stop/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J0c4EO8RApdfbL

 

The Best Chrome Extensions for Managing Tabs

https://www.howtogeek.com/354145/the-best-chrome-extensions-for-managing-tabs/

 

Samsung's T5 500GB portable SSD is down to an all new low price of $128

Great price.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-grab-samsung-t5-500gb-portable-ssd-130-right-now

 

Why Intel's smallest spin qubit chip could be a turning point in quantum computing

The chip, which is smaller than a pencil eraser, could lend itself to dramatic scalability for future computing scenarios.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-intels-smallest-spin-qubit-chip-could-be-a-turning-point-in-quantum-computing/

 

This New 911 Feature in iOS 12 Could Save Your Life

Apple is working on a major overhaul to its iPhone's emergency services to track your location faster.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/ios-12-911-location-sharing,news-27463.html

 

The new version of iOS is the strongest sign yet that Apple finally believes the customer is always right

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/version-ios-strongest-sign-yet-183500270.html

 

Apple watchOS 5 focuses on fitness and Siri

Walkie Talkie and notifications also get upgrades.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/apple-watchos-5/

 

How the Epson EcoTank stacks up against traditional printers

https://www.komando.com/tips/465606/ecotank-vs-traditional-printers

 

7 Reasons Your Site Needs an SSL Certificate

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-ssl-certificate/

 

Amazon’s New Fire TV Cube Controls Your Cable Box With Voice

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/smart-home/june-7-8-amazon-prime-members-get-fire-tv-cube-for-30-off/

 

Vivo’s new 3D sensing tech makes the iPhone X’s Face ID feel old

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/06/27/vivos-new-3d-sensing-tech-makes-the-iphone-xs-face-id-feel-old/

 

These fake Android apps steal your money when you aren’t looking

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/google-play-apps-found-secretly-subscribing-to-premium-services/

 

Google Is Still the Search King, But Keep an Eye on Amazon

Google is moving aggressively with Google Assistant in an attempt to prevent Amazon from grabbing too much voice-assistant market share.

https://tinyurl.com/yb69zke5

  

How Do I Print Pictures from Websites So They Look Good?

Printing pictures displayed on screen so they look good turns out to be surprisingly difficult, if not downright impossible.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-print-pictures-from-websites-so-they-look-good/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J0c4EO8RApdfbL

 

How to Clear an App’s Data and Cache on Android to Solve Common Problems

https://www.howtogeek.com/355154/how-to-clear-app-data-and-cache-on-android-to-solve-common-problems/

 

Chime in: What's your pick for the best graphics card (GPU) for gaming?

A lot of factors go into the decision, but there's probably one GPU you have in mind.

https://www.windowscentral.com/chime-whats-your-pick-best-graphics-card-gpu-gaming

 

Devuan 2.0 is a Debian fork for Linux users who want to avoid systemd

While most mainstream Linux distributions have adopted Red Hat's systemd init system, the Devuan distribution caters to holdouts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/devuan-2-0-is-a-debian-fork-for-linux-users-who-want-to-avoid-systemd/

 

30 Best iPhone X Optimized Apps

30 Best iPhone X Optimized Apps

 

Everything we know about Microsoft’s ‘Andromeda’ Surface phone device

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-surface-phone-rumors-news-233622006.html

 

Apple watchOS 5 will automatically detect your workouts

And your gains.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/apple-watch-watchos-5-automatically-detect-workout/

 

Teach your grand kids a skill they will use for their entire lives

https://www.komando.com/tips/465603/teach-your-grandkids-a-skill-they-will-use-for-their-entire-lives

 

How Could the GDPR Affect Smart Home Devices? 2 Examples of Downed Services

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smart-home-devices-gdpr/

 

This Belkin Cable Solves One of the Biggest Issues with iPhone Audio

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/must-see/belkins-new-lightning-to-3-5-mm-audio-cable-lets-you-ditch-the-dongle/

 

Everything wrong with Android

http://www.businessinsider.com/everything-wrong-google-android-fix-2018-6?r=UK&IR=T

 

How to use Google’s Datally to save data

Save your precious data (and money) with Google's Datally app for Android

https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/how-to-google-datally-guide/

 

How to Set Up a VPN in Windows 10

A VPN is an enormously powerful addition to your security arsenal. Sure, it's easier to use a dedicated VPN app,

but if you want to configure a VPN manually in Windows 10, this guide has you covered.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361497/how-to-set-up-a-vpn-on-windows-10?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

[Windows 10 Tip] How to Use Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) in Microsoft Edge

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-tip-how-to-use-windows-defender-application-guard-wdag-in-microsoft-edge/

 

How To Resize Images And Photos In Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/354015/how-to-resize-images-and-photos-in-windows/

 

Best Windows 10 Apps for Your New PC in 2018

These 10 apps will get you off to a great start on a new Windows 10 PC.

https://www.windowscentral.com/these-are-best-apps-your-new-windows-10-pc

 

How to use Chrome's built-in anti-malware tool

The built-in malware scanner, works in the background to help in your quest to keep your end users virus- and malware-free.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-chromes-built-in-anti-malware-tool/

 

The Next iPhone: iPhone X2, iPhone 9 and iPhone SE2 Rumors

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/iphone-rumors,news-26165.html

 

Nvidia prototype graphics card sports 12GB of GDDR6 memory

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-prototype-graphics-card-sports-162603296.html

 

Retailers Want Your Data: Here's How They Get It

According to Boston Retail Partners, 37 percent of retailers use more personalized service as an incentive to

have consumers identify themselves

https://tinyurl.com/y8hu7jnb

 

Amazon Alexa is better than Siri on your iPhone. Here's how to use it.

  - Amazon recently updated its Alexa app to make it much easier to use the Alexa voice assistant.

  - You can ask Alexa almost anything and she's frequently smarter than Siri.

  - CNBC's Todd Haselton shows you how to use Alexa on your iPhone.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/28/how-to-use-alexa-on-my-iphone.html

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Thur 1307 6/28/2018

New RAMpage attack affects all Android phones released since 2012

RAMpage can access passwords, photos, documents, and more.

https://www.androidcentral.com/rampage-attack-discovered

 

NAND flash prices continue falling on weak demand

High speed memory will be cheaper, smartphones could slow declining prices

https://www.techspot.com/news/75285-nand-flash-prices-continue-falling-weak-demand.html

 

New leak shows Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/leak-shows-google-pixel-3-pixel-3-xl-143157879.html

 

Here’s How to Activate Your Amazon Prime Member Savings at Whole Foods

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/apps/heres-how-to-activate-your-amazon-prime-member-savings-at-whole-foods/

 

How to Customize What Gmail’s Swipe Gestures Do

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-customize-what-gmails-swipe-gestures-do/

 

Hackers Try to Infect Computers That Control Satellites

The hackers were found targeting satellite organizations and a US defense contractor, probably for cyberespionage

purposes, said Symantec, which traced the attacks to three computers based in China.

https://tinyurl.com/yakzo7em

 

How to Manage the Apps Using Your Network Connection on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/monitor-network-connections-on-mac/

 

17 drone disasters that show why the FAA hates drones

Love them or hate them, drones are here to stay. Here are 17 drone mishaps that show why some people are still wary.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/12-drone-disasters-that-show-why-the-faa-hates-drones/

 

iPhones to Make 911 Calls More Effective

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10353/iphones-make-911-calls-more-effective

 

Tron Script: Scan, Clean and Disinfect your computer with one tool

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/tron-script-scan-clean-disinfect-computer-one-tool

 

Google’s Data-Saving App Now Gives You Increased Control

https://tinyurl.com/y7pdn456

 

How to Make Web Pages Load Faster With a VPN (Yes, It Really Works)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/vpn-websites-load-faster-gdpr/

 

How to enable or disable Wi-Fi and Ethernet network adapters on Windows 10

If you have to disable a network adapter you don't use, or one that doesn't work, in this guide, we'll show you

the steps on how to do this on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-enable-or-disable-wi-fi-and-ethernet-network-adapters-windows-10

 

You may soon store your entire media collection on one SD card

SDUC supports up to 128 TB, and it's backed by SD Express' 985 MB/s transfer rate.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/27/sd-card-express-pci-express-nvme-storage-transfer-speeds/

 

How to avoid being tracked online

https://www.komando.com/tips/464441/increase-your-privacy-online

 

AMD Trolls Intel: Offers 16-Core Chip to Winners of Six-Core 8086K (Updated With Intel Response)

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-amd-sweepstakes-8086k-threadripper-1950x,37320.html

 

AT&T is adding $1.23 to your wireless bill, which could make it an extra $800 million this year

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-adding-1-23-onto-134409047.html

 

There’s a $30 Security Camera, but I Like the $20 Version Even Better

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/smart-home/wyze-cam-pan-reviews/

 

How to Turn Off YouTube’s Annoying Auto Playing Thumbnails on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-turn-off-youtubes-annoying-auto-playing-thumbnails-on-android/

 

How to Use a Random Password Generator

Just about every password manager includes a component to generate random, unguessable passwords for you,

but not all are created equal. Understanding the differences can help you make an informed choice.

https://tinyurl.com/yd4ljodl

How to Pause and Clear YouTube History

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pause-clear-youtube-history/

 

Windows 10 black screen problems fixed, as Microsoft patches 50 security flaws

Microsoft rolls out June patches and a host of bug fixes for its latest version of Windows 10.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-black-screen-problems-fixed-as-microsoft-patches-50-security-flaws/

 

IBM Computer Beats Debating Champion

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10354/ibm-computer-beats-debating-champion

 

SimpleWall is a simple tool to block applications from using the Internet

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/simplewall-block-applications-from-using-internet

 

You Will Soon Be Able to Block Ads on Microsoft Edge for Android

https://tinyurl.com/ybuxoyb6

 

What Is Offline Video Editing? How to Edit 4K Videos on Weak Hardware

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/offline-video-editing/

 

Huawei MateBook X Pro now back in stock on the Microsoft Store

Get it while it's hot.

https://www.windowscentral.com/huawei-matebook-x-pro-now-back-stock-microsoft-store

 

Google invests in OS that will put its Assistant on feature phones

The partnership with KaiOS gives Google access to a booming market.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/28/google-invests-assistant-feature-phone-KaiOS/

 

Vinyl Record Gems, Best LED Bulbs, Must-Have Security Software, and More: Tech Q&A

https://www.komando.com/columns/465772/vinyl-record-gems-best-led-bulbs-must-have-security-software-and-more-tech-qa

 

Custom-Binned 5.3GHz Intel Core i7-8086K Goes On Sale For $860

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-8086k-silicon-lottery-binned,37322.html

 

Amazon Continues Alexa Push With Dock to Turn Tablets Into Echos

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-continues-alexa-push-dock-130000419.html

 

Is Norton's Paid Security Protection Worth It?

https://askbobrankin.com/is_nortons_paid_security_protection_worth_it.html

 

You Can Ask Netflix To Add TV Shows or Movies, But You Probably Don’t Have To

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/you-can-ask-netflix-to-add-tv-shows-or-movies-but-you-probably-dont-have-to/

 

Watch Out for Adware Posing as VPN Apps

Bitdefender warns of a fake VPN app called S5Mark that can actually fill your PC's web browser with online ads.

 It's usually bundled with free software packages distributed online.

https://tinyurl.com/y86tjul2

 

Study Shows Smartphones and Video Games Affect Teens Sleep, Making Them Sadder

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smartphones-video-games-teens-sleep-sadder/

 

5 steps to mitigating wiper malware

Researchers from Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group offer advice on how to thwart wiper malware, which

attempts to destroy systems and/or data.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-steps-to-mitigating-wiper-malware/

 

Macrium Reflect - Use Macrium Image to set up Dual / Multi Boot

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/75660-macrium-reflect-use-macrium-image-set-up-dual-multi-boot.html

 

Zip file is too large error when downloading files from DropBox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/zip-file-is-too-large-error

 

Hands-On with Google Podcasts

https://tinyurl.com/yd62xjjo

 

5 of the Best Ways to Play Retro Games on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-retro-gaming/

 

Google appears to be working on Windows 10 certification for its Pixelbook

It appears Google is working on adding a little Microsoft flavor to its flagship Chromebook.

https://www.windowscentral.com/google-appears-be-working-windows-10-certification-its-pixelbook

 

Undercover dark web bust leads to more than 35 arrests

It's the first US-wide operation of its kind.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/26/undercover-dark-web-bust-leads-to-35-arrests/

 

Protecting your bank account in the wake of data breaches

https://www.komando.com/columns/426614/protecting-your-bank-account-in-the-wake-of-data-breaches

 

ASRock Phantom Gaming X Radeon RX580 8G OC Review: A Solid Rookie Effort

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/asrock-phantom-gaming-x-radeon-rx580-8g-oc,5601.html

 

Here’s How Android Switchers Could Be the Next Big Boost for Apple Stock

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/android-switchers-could-next-big-133206267.html

 

[READ] Millions of Free Ebooks

https://askbobrankin.com/read_millions_of_free_ebooks.html

 

How to Use Gmail With Microsoft Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/353584/how-to-use-gmail-with-microsoft-office/

 

Firefox Extension Lets You View 2 Tabs in 1 Window

Side View and a second extension that allows for color customization are now available to members of

Mozilla's Firefox Test Pilot program.

https://tinyurl.com/y7ne78m2

 

Save Money and Get a Refurbished MacBook Pro 17″ Glossy from Refurb.me for Just $829

https://www.maketecheasier.com/refurbished-macbook-pro-deals/

 

Photos: An inside look at the Indiana IoT Lab

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/photos-an-inside-look-at-the-indiana-iot-lab/

 

How to Add or Remove "SEC NVMe Idle Timeout" from Power Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/107718-add-remove-sec-nvme-idle-timeout-power-options-windows-10-a.html

 

Prevent Pwned Password Add-on for Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/prevent-pwned-passwords-add-on-for-firefox

 

A Magnetic Headphone Jack Add-On Is Peak 2018 Smartphones

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4464/a-magnetic-headphone-jack-add-on-is-peak-2018-smartphones/

 

10 Safari Browser Tips for Boosting Speed and Performance

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/safari-speed-performance-tips/

 

Netflix will soon add games to its streaming lineup

It's kicking things off with Minecraft: Story Mode later this year.

https://www.windowscentral.com/netflix-will-soon-add-games-its-streaming-lineup

 

Facebook patent turns phone mics on to record reactions to ads

The company says it will never actually use the technology.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/28/facebook-patent-turns-phone-mics-on-to-record-reactions-to-ads/

 

5 clever ways to immediately lower your cellphone bill

https://www.komando.com/tips/464875/5-clever-ways-to-lower-your-cell-phone-bill

 

Acer Predator X34P 34" Gaming Monitor Review: Overclocked Curves

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/acer-predator-x34p-gaming-monitor,5622.html

 

Big Google Maps Update Rolling Out Now: Here’s What’s New

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/big-google-maps-rolling-now-125900255.html

 

Check Engine Light On? This Gadget Tells You What’s Wrong in Seconds

http://ktla.com/2018/02/02/check-engine-light-on-this-gadget-tells-you-whats-wrong-in-seconds/

 

A new data breach may have exposed personal information of almost every American adult

Exactis data leak reportedly contained detailed information on 230 million consumers

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Apple quietly dumps Modern Buckle Watch band

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-quietly-dumps-modern-buckle-131852591.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

How to turn a second hand PC into a gaming beast

Make easy upgrades for a cheap, reliable machine

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-turn-a-second-hand-pc-into-a-gaming-beast

 

How Mesh Wi-Fi Systems Can Seriously Fix Your Wi-Fi Issues and Problems

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mesh-wifi-benefits/

 

Is Apple merging iOS and macOS?

Yes or no?

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/is-apple-merging-ios-and-macos/

 

ASRock Fatal1ty H370 Performance ATX Motherboard Review: Affordable, but No WiFi

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/asrock-fatal1ty-h370-performance,5604.html

 

How to Check Your Laptop’s Battery Health in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/check-laptop-battery-health-windows10/

 

Changes at AOL: Instant Messenger Shutting Down, Desktop Software Charges

http://ktla.com/2017/10/18/changes-at-aol-instant-messenger-signs-off-desktop-software-charges/

 

Why AI-powered, cashier-free stores are the unavoidable future of retail

Microsoft is going head to head with Amazon, developing checkout-free retail technology of its own.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-ai-powered-cashier-free-stores-are-the-unavoidable-future-of-retail/

 

[MONSTER] Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology

https://askbobrankin.com/monster_homeland_advanced_recognition_technology.html

 

Fix Chrome high disk usage in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/chrome-high-disk-usage-in-windows-10

 

Microsoft plans to beef up Xbox Clubs with Discord-like features

Microsoft's communication platforms are a far cry from smaller, more nimble companies like Discord. But the

Xbox team is looking to change that.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-exploring-beefing-xbox-clubs-discord-features

 

60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/60000-android-devices-hit-by-battery-saving-app-attack/#new_tab

 

How to Get Android Files to Show up In the Chrome OS File Manager

https://www.howtogeek.com/354668/how-to-get-android-files-to-show-up-in-the-chrome-os-file-manager/

 

Buying a Motherboard: 20 Terms You Need to Know

Motherboards are complex PC components to shop for, but you'll be able to carry on a conversation

about 'em—and buy wisely—with our de-jargonizer.

https://tinyurl.com/y7qz7h53

 

Rex Mundi hacking extortion gang busted by Europol

EIGHT FRENCH NATIONALS ARRESTED OVER THE LAST YEAR.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/rex-mundi-hacking-extortion-gang-busted-by-europol/

 

The Best VPN for iPhone Users

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

 

The new Mac App Store is inspired by iOS

Video previews for apps are coming soon.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/apple-mac-app-store-redesign/

 

Toshiba Ships RC100 'Everybody' NVMe SSD

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/toshiba-rc100-nvme-ssd,37284.html

 

9 Hidden Google Games You Can Play When You Are Bored

https://www.maketecheasier.com/hidden-google-games/

 

Restaurants Begin to Embrace Pay at the Table Technology

http://ktla.com/2018/02/14/restaurants-begin-to-embrace-pay-at-the-table-technology/

 

[GOTCHA] WiFi Security Cameras

https://askbobrankin.com/gotcha_wifi_security_cameras.html

 

How to install and use the new Firefox Side View experiment

If you've ever wanted to have two sites open in the same browser window, thanks to Firefox, that is now a reality.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-and-use-the-new-firefox-side-view-experiment/

 

Microsoft Edge stops media playing when minimized

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-edge-stops-media-playing-when-minimized

 

Be your own mechanic with the $11 Kobra OBD-II Wi-Fi car code reader

Don't let your codes stay codes.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-be-your-own-mechanic-11-kobra-obd-ii-wi-fi-car-code-reader

 

Beware Malicious Software Updates for Legitimate Apps

https://businessinsights.bitdefender.com/malicious-software-updates-legitimate-apps#new_tab

 

How To Sign Out Of Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/354652/how-to-sign-out-of-gmail/

 

What Is WPA3? More Secure Wi-Fi

WPA stands for Wi-Fi Protected Access, and it's a series of security protocols designed to safeguard your Wi-Fi traffic.

Here's what that means for your next binge-watch or video chat.

https://tinyurl.com/yaz2xcqf

 

Ex-Tesla employee sued for hacking and stealing company data

ELON MUSK WARNED STAFF ABOUT SABOTEURS IN THEIR MIDST.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/ex-tesla-employee-sued-for-hacking-and-stealing-company-data/

 

The 10 Best Design Podcasts to Spark Your Creativity

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-design-podcasts/

 

macOS Mojave's dark mode makes late-night computing less painful

No more blinding yourself with a bright screen.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/macos-mojave-includes-dark-mode/

 

Logitech Announces G512 Keyboard With Clicky GX Blue Switches

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/logitech-g512-keyboard-gx-blue-switches,37288.html

 

8 Free Android Pedometer Apps To Help You Count Your Steps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/free-android-pedometer-apps/

 

My New Book Has Arrived with 101 Handy Tech Tips for the iPhone

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/apple/101-handy-tech-tips-for-the-iphone-book-rich-demuro/

 

Here's why Google is killing off inline installation for Chrome extensions

Google is killing off extension installation anywhere outside official sources: Soon you'll only be able to

get them from the Chrome Web Store.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/heres-why-google-is-killing-off-inline-installation-for-chrome-extensions/

 

Customize Windows 10 Image in Audit Mode with Sysprep

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3020-customize-windows-10-image-audit-mode-sysprep.html

 

How to skip Security Questions when setting up Local User Account in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/skip-security-questions-setting-local-account-windows-10

 

Windows Apps for Surface Pen Users in 2018

These apps will help you enjoy your Surface Pen to its full potential.

https://www.windowscentral.com/essential-apps-if-you-own-surface-pen

 

Twitter gets physical – with support for hardware security keys

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/twitter-gets-physical-with-support-for-hardware-security-keys-20063.html#new_tab

 

Free Download: QuickLook Instantly Previews Files on Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/free-download-quicklook-instantly-previews-files-on-windows/

 

Have You Been Pwned? Firefox Tool Will Tell You

Firefox Monitor lets people check their email addresses against the popular Have I Been Pwned data breach database.

Password manager 1Password has also integrated Have I Been Pwned into its Watchtower service on the web.

https://tinyurl.com/yb5lyszv

 

WannaCry ransomware scam tries to extort money without actually infecting your computer

THEY COULDN'T EVEN BE BOTHERED TO WRITE THE MALWARE.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/wannacry-ransomware-scam-tries-to-extort-money-without-actually-infecting-your-computer/

 

No More Photoshop: 5 No-Signup Image Editors on the Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/no-signup-web-image-editors/

 

‘Hey Siri’ is purely optional in watchOS 5

Apple's watchOS 5 will start listening as soon as you raise your wrist.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/hey-siri-apple-watch-os-5-wwdc-2018/

 

Gigabyte Reveals New GeForce GTX 1050 3GB Graphics Cards

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-1050-3gb,37307.html

 

30 Run Commands Every Windows User Should Know

https://www.maketecheasier.com/20-run-commands-windows/

 

Files Go Frees Up Space on Your Android & Transfers Files Fast to Friends Phones

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/apps/files-go-frees-up-space-on-your-android-transfers-files-fast-to-friends-phones/

 

Mac users: Your antivirus software could be letting malware slip by undetected

A flaw in how many third-party macOS security platforms verify Apple signed software could allow malware to pass

itself off as signed, security researchers say.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/mac-users-your-antivirus-software-could-be-letting-malware-slip-by-undetected/

 

How to Turn On or Off Internet Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/27095-install-uninstall-internet-explorer-windows-10-a.html

 

TAInstaller.exe HP Touchpoint Analytics Installer using high resources; Deactivate or remove it

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/tainstaller-exe-hp-touchpoint-analytics-installer

 

All of the Windows 10 S devices you can buy right now

Are you looking for a laptop with Windows 10 S? Here's a list of all the laptops we've found so far shipping with Windows 10 S today!

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-s-devices

 

An Apple store employee told me I was charging my iPhone wrong

As rumors abound that Apple might dispense with its Lightning port, I dream of the day.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/an-apple-store-employee-told-me-i-was-charging-my-iphone-wrong/

 

The Best Places to Find Free Audiobooks (Legally)

https://www.howtogeek.com/354016/8-places-you-can-find-free-audiobooks-legally/

 

The Best VPN Apps for Linux

Linux may be considered one of the most secure operating systems you can use but that still won't protect your internet

traffic once it leaves your machine. You need a virtual private network (VPN) for Linux and we've reviewed top-ranked VPNs to help you choose.

https://tinyurl.com/yde37c3v

 

Reality Winner pleads guilty after being unmasked by microdots

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR LEAKED TOP SECRET DOCUMENTS ABOUT RUSSIAN HACKING.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/reality-winner-pleads-guilty-after-being-unmasked-by-microdots/

 

How to View and Delete Your Location History on Facebook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/view-delete-location-history-facebook/

 

How to install Cisco VPN client on Windows 10

A simple workaround is in order to get it done

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-install-the-cisco-vpn-client-in-windows-10

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Latest edition of Cyberheistnews

Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:11 pm (PDT

CyberheistNews Vol 8 #26 [Heads-up] New Sleeper Strain of SamSam

Ransomware Bypasses AV And Stays Hidden On Your Network

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A media driver your computer needs is missing

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/a-media-driver-your-computer-needs-is-missing

 

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

 

Intel CPUs Affected By Yet Another Speculative Execution Flaw

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-processors-lazyfp-speculative-execution,37302.html

 

How to Reduce CPU Temperature by Undervolting

https://www.maketecheasier.com/reduce-cpu-temperature-undervolting/

 

Customize Firefox’s Color Scheme However You Want

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/customize-firefoxs-color-scheme-however-you-want/

 

3 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Future of Online Privacy

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/optimistic-future-online-privacy/

 

How to turn off ad personalization in your Google account

Don't want to deal with targeted ads? Here's how to limit your shared personal data in Google.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-off-ad-personalization-in-your-google-account/

 

Samsung Announces Second-Generation Chromebook Plus

https://tinyurl.com/ycyrw2x9

 

Folding Smartphone Screens Could Be Gamechanger

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10351/folding-smartphone-screens-could-be-gamechanger

 

The Best Cheap Desktop Computers of 2018

You'll find more budget laptops these days, but if you need a desktop, you can get a surprisingly

powerful one for less than $500. In fact, many of our favorites ring up for less that half that.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2474036,00.asp

 

[Tip] Remove New Keyboard Toolbar in Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

https://www.askvg.com/tip-remove-new-keyboard-toolbar-in-samsung-galaxy-smartphones/

 

The Truth About 5G: What's Coming (and What's Not) in 2018

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/5g-release-date,review-5063.html

 

APC SurgeArrest Performance P12U2 review: Lots of outlets and great features, including USB charging ports

This model offers the best value for the most outlets, with USB charging as a bonus.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3281455/home-theater/apc-surgearrest-performance-p12u2-review.html

 

New Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 chip is exclusively for Windows 10 devices

The new Snapdragon 850 will power new Windows experiences later this year.

https://www.windowscentral.com/qualcomm-snapdragon-850

 

DirecTV Now's cloud DVR comes to Roku devices

The revamped streaming app is now available on your media hub or smart TV.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/directv-now-cloud-dvr-comes-to-roku-devices/

 

5 free programs you may not have heard of until now

https://www.komando.com/columns/443677/5-free-programs-you-may-not-have-heard-of-until-now

 

Nvidia GTX 1180 to Use New High-Speed Connector: What You Need to Know

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-turing-faq,37067.html

 

How to Add a Watermark to your Word Documents

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-watermark-to-word-documents/

 

Your Seven Year Old Mac Can’t Run macOS Mojave, So Maybe Sell It Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/your-seven-year-old-mac-cant-run-macos-mojave-so-maybe-sell-it-now/

 

How to Use Trello: 10 Common Questions Beginners Ask, Answered

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/trello-beginner-questions/

 

Samsung ups the ante for low-cost pro Chromebook with Intel processor, new camera

Updates for Samsung's Chromebook Plus V2 will create a faster device with more tablet functions.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/samsung-ups-the-ante-for-low-cost-pro-chromebook-with-intel-processor-new-camera/

 

Microsoft Fixes a Major Cortana Vulnerability

https://tinyurl.com/ybhjwtu9

 

How to Prevent Ransomware in 2018 - 10 Steps

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10352/how-prevent-ransomware-2018-10-steps

 

The Best Wireless Routers of 2018

Keep all of your gadgets cruising along with a top-notch Wi-Fi router. Here's what you need to know to

optimize your wireless network, along with our highest-rated recently reviewed routers for all budgets.

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

 

[Fix] Chrome Showing Unwanted Article Suggestions Notifications on Mobile Phone

https://www.askvg.com/fix-chrome-showing-unwanted-article-suggestions-notifications-on-mobile-phone/

 

11 Cheap Smartphones (Under $250) Ranked Best to Worst

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/1143-best-cheap-phones.html

 

VTech VC931 HD Pan and Tilt Home Monitoring Camera review: Solid security at an affordable price

It lacks some sexier features, but it has nearly all the ones that matter most.

https://tinyurl.com/yap5wg2p

  

ASUS' latest Wi-Fi 802.11ax router can hit speeds of up to 10Gbps

ASUS is making its foray into the world of 802.11ax.

https://www.windowscentral.com/asus-latest-wi-fi-80211ax-router-can-hit-speeds-10gbps

 

Researchers power tiny medical implant from over 100 feet away

The device could be used to deliver drugs or treat diseases.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/researchers-power-medical-implant-over-100-feet-away/

 

11 smart home devices you didn't know existed

https://www.komando.com/tips/448403/11-smart-home-devices-you-didnt-know-existed

 

Meet Wraith Ripper, A New Cooler For Threadripper 2

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/threadripper-2-wraith-ripper-cooler,37298.html

 

Imagine Dining in a Restaurant with Your Meal Cooked by a Robot

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dining-restaurant-robots/

 

Google Will Push Everyone to the New Gmail This Fall, Whether They Want It or Not

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-will-push-everyone-to-the-new-gmail-this-fall-whether-they-want-it-or-not/

 

How to Use the Peel Smart Remote App to Control Your Entertainment Equipment

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/peel-smart-remote/

 

How to ensure all new user home directories are created without world-readable permissions in Linux

Out of the box, standard users can view other user's home directory. Here's an easy way to prevent this for newly-created users.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-ensure-all-new-user-home-directories-are-created-without-world-readable-permissions-in-linux/

 

Best Smart Locks For Your Home

https://askbobrankin.com/best_smart_locks_for_your_home.html

 

How to use Windows 10

Everything you need to know

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/computing/how-to-use-windows-10-1306689

 

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://tinyurl.com/ycyovjuu

 

How to disable clipboard experience on Windows 10

Here are the steps to get rid of the new clipboard experience on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-clipboard-windows-10/

 

Wi-Fi Is Getting a Big Security Upgrade

https://tinyurl.com/ycm5rwwh

 

ZVOX AccuVoice AV200 TV Speaker review: This compact soundbar accentuates voices

Say what? This loudspeaker’s hearing-aid technology makes voices easier to hear.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3280109/speakers/zvox-accuvoice-av200-review.html

 

Microsoft Complete warranty for Surface: Everything you need to know

Is Microsoft Complete worth picking up as an extended warranty for your new Redmond gear? We have answers.

https://www.windowscentral.com/why-microsoft-complete-coverage

 

Senators want to know how Facebook shares data with device makers

They've sent a letter demanding answers from the social network.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/senators-grill-facebook-over-data-sharing-with-device-makers/

 

I changed the way I deal with passwords, and you should too

https://www.komando.com/tips/465238/i-changed-the-way-i-deal-with-passwords-manager

 

Lenovo Crammed A Hexa-Core CPU And 128GB Of Memory Into A Laptop

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/lenovo-thinkpad-p52-mobile-workstation,37292.html

 

How to Build an Amazon Echo with Raspberry Pi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/build-amazon-echo-with-raspberry-pi/

 

How to Enable Case Sensitive File and Folder Names on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/354220/how-to-enable-case-sensitive-folders-on-windows-10/

 

31 Power Tips for Chrome That Will Improve Your Browsing Instantly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chrome-power-tips/

 

Mozilla voice-controlled browser could make web surfing more accessible, productive

Mozilla, the creator of Firefox, is working on a browser named Scout that operates by voice

instead of keyboard, touch-screen, or mouse.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/mozilla-voice-controlled-browser-could-make-web-surfing-more-accessible-productive/

 

MalwareBytes Free vs Paid

https://askbobrankin.com/malwarebytes_free_vs_paid.html

 

Essential ideas, tips and techniques to transform your portrait photography

Improve your portrait photography with our expert guide

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/portrait-photography-ideas

 

The Best Computer Monitors of 2018

The right display will help you make the most of your movies, your games, or your work. Our buying guide

outlines everything you need to know when shopping, and includes our top-rated monitors in a variety of sizes and price levels.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2402101,00.asp

 

How to disable apps in sets of tabs on Windows 10

If you use Sets on Windows 10, but you don't want certain apps from being included in sets of tabs, then use this guide.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-apps-sets-tabs-windows-10/

 

What Is AMC Stubs A-List (and Will It Kill MoviePass)?

https://tinyurl.com/yas4cnzk

 

Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review: Great video quality, but its facial-recognition feature is a joke

The Wisenet Smartcam D1 video doorbell delivers one of the best pictures we've seen, but it's not without its faults.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3278015/home-tech/wisenet-smartcam-d1-video-doorbell-review.html

 

5 ways Microsoft could unify and improve its consumer apps and services

With so many teams within Microsoft, some apps and services aren't keeping up. Here are some

baselines that all consumer services should meet.

https://www.windowscentral.com/5-ways-microsoft-could-unify-and-improve-their-consumer-services

 

Apple will bring iOS apps to the Mac

Apple is working on cross-platform apps, sort of.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/apple-ios-apps-mac-cross-platform-sort-of/

 

Protecting your bank account in the wake of data breaches

https://www.komando.com/columns/426614/protecting-your-bank-account-in-the-wake-of-data-breaches

 

Best Identity Theft Protection Services

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/privacy/

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How to set up a print server on a Raspberry Pi

Network your printer with a Raspberry Pi and the CUPS print server.

https://opensource.com/article/18/3/print-server-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=70160000001273HAAQ

 

What Is A SIM Card (And What Comes Next)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/353634/what-is-a-sim-card/

 

300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

https://www.komando.com/tips/463830/300-free-ivy-league-university-courses-you-can-take-online-right-now

 

Here are the latest Chrome OS devices that will support Linux apps

Owners of recent Chromebooks and Chromeboxes will be able to use Google's Crostini system to run Linux apps on their devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/here-are-the-latest-chrome-os-devices-that-will-support-linux-apps/

 

The Coolest Stuff We Saw at Computex 2018

https://www.tomshardware.com/picturestory/841-coolest-stuff-from-computex-2018.html

 

PC OEMs Are Selling Laptops With Optane Cache Drives and Claiming It’s Memory

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/271543-pc-oems-are-selling-laptops-with-optane-cache-drives-and-claiming-its-memory

 

Microsoft Scales Back Tech Support for Windows 7, 8

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10348/microsoft-scales-back-tech-support-windows-7-8

 

Geekly Update - 20 June 2018

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_20_june_2018.html

 

TP-Link Deco M9 Plus review: This mesh router doubles as a smart home hub

There's dedicated wireless backhaul along with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth radios inside, but Z-Wave gets no love.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3282796/network-router/tp-link-deco-m9-plus-review.html

 

Moto G6 Review: All the Phone You Need for $250

https://tinyurl.com/y852aw2o

How to connect to a Wi-Fi network on Windows 10

If you need to set up a new Wi-Fi connection on your Windows 10 device, there are multiple ways to do it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-connect-wi-fi-network-windows-10

 

15 Useful Spotify Tips & Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Spotify Account

https://www.maketecheasier.com/spotify-tips-tricks/

 

iOS 12 tests Restricted mode that locks USB access after an hour

It could keep tools like the 'GrayKey' from accessing a locked iPhone.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/ios-12-usb-lockout-graykey-cellebrite/

 

5 Windows Files and Folders You Can Delete to Save Space

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/delete-windows-files-folders/

 

You Should Set Your iPhone To Wipe Everything After 10 Wrong Passcode Guesses

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/you-should-set-your-iphone-to-wipe-everything-after-10-wrong-passcode-guesses/

 

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

https://www.komando.com/columns/464678/free-tech-upgrades-and-software

 

Apple ResearchKit update helps medical pros annotate PDFs, understand speech, and more

Apple's iOS 12 brings new changes to ResearchKit that allow for better data collection and more participation from subjects.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-researchkit-update-helps-medical-pros-annotate-pdfs-understand-speech-and-more/

 

SSD Prices Start To Plunge

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/ssd-prices-plunge-nvme-sata,36666.html

 

Stanford Researchers Plan to Replace Progressive Lenses With ‘Autofocals’

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/271371-stanford-researchers-aim-to-replace-progressive-lenses-with-autofocals

 

Consumer Group Claims Win10 Problems 'Widespread'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10350/consumer-group-claims-win10-problems-widespread

 

[SECURITY] Do You Need a Whitelist?

https://askbobrankin.com/security_do_you_need_a_whitelist.html

 

AirTV review: Send live TV broadcasts all over your house—and to your mobile devices, too

This set-top box distributes over-the-air TV on your Wi-Fi network and to anywhere else you have broadband access.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3282409/streaming-hardware/airtv-review.html

 

Most Anticipated Phones of 2018

https://tinyurl.com/y93ktsce

Add Ring's 1080p Video Doorbell 2 to your home for only $169

Knock, knock. Who's there?!

https://www.windowscentral.com/add-rings-1080p-video-doorbell-2-your-home-only-169

 

The Future of Asus Laptops May Have Been Inspired by Apple’s Touch Bar

https://www.maketecheasier.com/asus-laptops-apples-touch-bar/

 

Sprint will give free data to Snapdragon PCs

Unlimited LTE will be available till the end of 2018.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/sprint-free-unlimited-lte-snapdragon-835-pc/

 

The Best Way to Clean Windows 10: A Step-by-Step Guide

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-way-clean-windows-10-step-step-guide/

 

Why People Don’t Pick Up The Phone Anymore

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/why-people-dont-pick-up-the-phone-anymore/

 

Recover deleted photos, videos and documents

https://www.komando.com/downloads/262465/recover-deleted-photos-videos-and-documents

 

Can Russian hackers be stopped? Here's why it might take 20 years

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/can-russian-hackers-be-stopped-heres-why-it-might-take-20-years/

 

Intel's Limited Edition Core i7-8086K Is On Sale

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-corei7-8086k-on-sale,37262.html

 

Microsoft’s Updating Office with new Ribbon, Icons and Search

https://tinyurl.com/yck32top

 

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

 

How to see all existing user accounts on Windows 10

If you need to see all the existing user accounts configured on your device, in this guide, you'll learn

four ways to do it on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/see-user-accounts-windows-10/

 

This 12-outlet, three-USB port Anker power strip is down to its lowest price ever

Amazon is selling Anker's loaded PowerPort power strip for just $28 today.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3282148/hardware/this-12-outlet-three-usb-port-anker-power-strip-is-down-to-its-lowest-price-ever.html

 

Too Many Kids Are Still Dying in Hot Cars, and This Tech Can Help

https://tinyurl.com/y868tmvb

 

ASUS's new ZenBook S is thin and light without skimping on specs

Thinner than a MacBook, lighter than an XPS, 100% looks like an ASUS.

https://www.windowscentral.com/asus-zenbook-s-thin-and-light-without-skimping-specs

 

How to Change Network from Public to Private on Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-network-profile-windows/

 

Samsung is making a Snapdragon-powered PC

Smartphone-like laptops are right up its alley.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/samsung-snapdragon-850-pc/

 

How to Update Windows, Apps, and Drivers: The Complete Guide

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/update-windows-software-guide/

 

What is Pro Mode in the Samsung Galaxy Camera, and What Can You Do With It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/353266/what-is-pro-mode-in-the-samsung-galaxy-camera-and-what-can-you-do-with-it/

 

How to block spam texts and messages on your phone

https://www.komando.com/columns/394001/how-to-block-spam-texts-and-messages-on-your-phone

 

20-year-old email bug is used to spoof signatures: Here's how to protect yourself

Email encryption tools GnuPG, Enigmail, GPGTools, and python-gnupg have all been updated to patch the critical vulnerability.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/20-year-old-email-bug-is-used-to-spoof-signatures-heres-how-to-protect-yourself/

 

G.Skill Showcases First Consumer DDR4 5066MHz Memory Kit

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/g-skill-first-ddr4-5066mhz-memory,37279.html

 

Microsoft is Redesigning the Office User Interface

https://tinyurl.com/y7mq43un

10 reasons why your photos aren't sharp (and how to fix them)

If your images aren't as sharp as you'd like, then read this

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/10-reasons-why-your-photos-arent-sharp

 

How to check Bluetooth version on Windows 10

Depending on the Bluetooth adapter on your PC, you may have limited functionalities — Here are the steps to tell the

version of your adapter on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-bluetooth-version-windows-10/

 

Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice

Far better than ordinary power strips, these products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous power spikes.

We'll help you pick the right one for your home or small office.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3172540/home-tech/best-surge-protector.html

 

Fitbit Versa Review Roundup: What Critics Love (and Hate)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/fitbit-versa-review-roundup,review-5499.html

 

The ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 has a screen for a touchpad and I don't know why

The rest of the laptop seems perfectly fine...

https://www.windowscentral.com/asus-zenbook-pro-15-has-screen-touchpad-and-i-dont-know-why

 

Xiaomi Mi WiFi Router 3 Review – Stylish and Solidly Built for Your Home

https://www.maketecheasier.com/xiaomi-mi-wifi-router-3-review-stylish-and-solidly-built-for-your-home/

 

The Snapdragon 850 is Qualcomm's first chip built for Windows PCs

Faster "Always Connected" PCs are coming.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/snapdragon-850-windows-pc/

 

5 New Privacy Protecting Apps You Should Install Immediately

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/privacy-protecting-apps-install/

 

What is Windows 10 in S Mode?

https://www.howtogeek.com/354057/what-is-windows-10-in-s-mode/

 

How to Repair Windows 10 Image using DISM

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7808-use-dism-repair-windows-10-image.html

 

How AT&T's Time Warner acquisition will impact cord-cutters

Expect to see short-term perks for AT&T customers, but long-term peril for the movement.

https://tinyurl.com/ybnv6mwm

 

8 quick ways to clear up drive space in Windows 10

Bumping up against your PC's physical storage limit? Here's how to grab a couple gigs' worth of space.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/quick-ways-to-clear-up-drive-space-in-windows-10/

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How to Disable the Timeline Features in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-timeline-windows10/

 

Lenovo's 'all-screen' smartphone is a lie

The Z5 has both a notch and a chin.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/lenovo-z-5-all-screen-smartphone-is-a-lie/

 

Best Gaming Desktop PCs Under $500 in 2018

Looking to get into PC gaming on a budget? Check out some of these great desktop rigs for under $500.

https://tinyurl.com/yc7ae2fn

  

How to Check What’s Using Your GPU in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/check-gpu-usage-windows10/

 

Can You Plug Surge Protectors and Extension Cords Into Each Other?

https://www.howtogeek.com/353337/can-you-plug-surge-protectors-and-extension-cords-into-each-other/

 

Xiaomi Mi Home Security Camera review: An exceptionally inexpensive full-featured choice

This budget-priced 1080p security camera has all the features of those three times its price, plus a few more.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3274558/security-cameras/mi-home-security-camera-review.html

 

How to set up Chromecast on all your devices

Configure Chromecast and start casting with a minimum of fuss

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-set-up-chromecast-on-all-your-devices

 

How Do I Know if My Machine is Free of Malware?

It's impossible to know your machine has no malware. What does that mean for your safety?

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-know-if-my-machine-is-free-of-malware/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J.R1FQcB.pdfbL

 

Check your home! These vinyl records are worth big money

https://www.komando.com/tips/463489/these-vinyl-records-are-worth-big-money

 

End user data backup policy

http://www.techproresearch.com/downloads/end-user-data-backup-policy-copy1-copy1/?ftag=tip185eb84

 

Carmel, Libra, and Andromeda are the next wave of Surface Devices

https://tinyurl.com/y8r49oet

 

Amazon Prime Streaming Guide: Best Movies and TV Shows

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-amazon-prime-movies-shows,news-18896.html

 

How to Review and Delete Your Alexa History

Want to review what you've asked Amazon's Alexa (and maybe delete your more embarrassing inquiries)? Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361437/how-to-review-and-delete-your-alexa-history?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

3 ways to reconcile transactions using Excel 2016

Here are a few quick methods of analyzing records to find out what's been paid and how much customers owe.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/3-ways-to-reconcile-transactions-using-excel-2016/

 

ASUS’ new ZenBook S is thin, light and rugged

The company claims it is built to conform to military specifications against heat and cold.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/05/asus-zenbook-s-thin-rugged/

 

AOC USB-C portable monitor review: An easy-to-use productivity booster

If you're in the market for an external monitor that travels well, AOC has a great option.

https://www.windowscentral.com/aoc-usb-c-external-monitor-review

 

What Are DNS Leaks and How to Fix Them

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dns-leaks-expained/

 

Why People Don’t Pick Up The Phone Anymore

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/why-people-dont-pick-up-the-phone-anymore/

 

Ring Alarm is coming and it looks competitive

Ring's awaited DIY alarm system will go on sale on July 4 and on paper the pricing looks pretty good.

https://www.techhive.com/video/88617/ring-alarm-is-coming-and-it-looks-competitive

 

How to delete, move and resize pagefile.sys

Manually master the paging file

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-delete-move-and-resize-pagefilesys

 

Do I Need These Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables?

Assorted redistributables and shared libraries are often installed on your PC by programs that need them.

Removing them, while tempting, is fairly risky.

https://askleo.com/do_i_need_these_microsoft_visual_c_redistributables/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J.R1FQcB.pdfbL

 

Experience the biggest sound you've ever heard

https://www.komando.com/tips/448094/sponsored-experience-the-biggest-sound-youve-ever-heard

 

Amazon, Microsoft and Google Face Backlash over ICE, Military Deals

At big tech firms, workers have more leverage than ever -- and they're not afraid to use it, decrying military

and surveillance work that they want no part in.

https://www.thestreet.com/investing/amazon-microsoft-google-ice-dhs-14631036?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

 

Google Home Now Supports Multiple Queries and Actions

https://tinyurl.com/yaj836hk

 

Hulu Streaming Guide: Best Movies and TV Shows on Now

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-hulu-movies-shows,news-18895.html

 

The Best All-in-One Computers of 2018

An all-in-one (AIO) PC can be a convenient space-saver on your desktop. Our buying advice and roundup of the latest

top-rated products can help you land one of these sleek machines.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2401541,00.asp

 

Here's why Microsoft is 'all-in' on quantum computing

As many tech giants work on building a quantum computer, a new blog post shows that Microsoft is making real progress.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/heres-why-microsoft-is-all-in-on-quantum-computing/

 

ASUS adds a dash of color to its upgraded midrange VivoBooks

There's a nice Intel boost too.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/asus-vivobook-computex-2018/

 

A look at Microsoft's progress bringing Fluent Design to Windows 10

The Fluent Design System is an ongoing design language journey. It's not touched every part of Windows 10 and Microsoft's apps,

so let's check in on how well the new design being used.

https://www.windowscentral.com/fluent-design-system

 

5 Browser Extensions to Customize Your Facebook Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/browser-extensions-customize-facebook/

 

Why It’s Not a Big Deal That Google (and Facebook) Knows A Lot About You

https://www.howtogeek.com/353483/why-its-not-a-big-deal-that-google-and-facebook-knows-a-lot-about-you/

 

UPnP - The (almost) Forgotten Vulnerability

https://askbobrankin.com/upnp_the_almost_forgotten_vulnerability.html

 

4 Firefox extensions worth checking out

These extensions make Firefox more productive and fun to use.

https://opensource.com/article/18/6/firefox-open-source-extensions?sc_cid=701f2000000RRAHAA4

 

What Should I Do About the VPNFilter Router Exploit?

The VPNFilter malware that impacts routers is complex and difficult to know what to do about.

https://askleo.com/what-should-i-do-about-the-vpnfilter-router-exploit/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J.R1FQcB.pdfbL

 

How to use Tor Browser to search the web anonymously

https://www.komando.com/tips/460579/how-to-use-tor-browser-to-search-the-web-anonymously

 

10 insider tricks to keep hackers and scammers from stealing from you

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/06/22/10-insider-tricks-to-keep-hackers-and-scammers-from-stealing-from.html

 

Browser updates: Here's how often Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari get refreshed

The browser with the most refreshes in 2017? That would be Chrome. The fewest? Apple's Safari.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3284365/web-browsers/browser-updates-heres-how-often-chrome-firefox-edge-and-safari-get-refreshed.html

 

Xbox 2020 Rumors: What to Expect From Microsoft’s Next Console

https://tinyurl.com/yas52vy6

 

The Best Printers of 2018

Whether you're looking for an inkjet, laser, or specialty printer for your home or office, here's all the buying

advice you need, along with our top-rated printers.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2373165,00.asp

 

Android user? Beware of new scam that could trick you into downloading bad apps

Android app developers have found clever tactics for tricking users into installing fake apps. Here's how to not get fooled.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-user-beware-of-new-scam-that-could-trick-you-into-downloading-bad-apps/

 

ASUS VivoWatch BP keeps track of your location and blood pressure

Its battery can last for 28 days too, apparently.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/04/asus-vivowatch-bp-keeps-track-of-your-blood-pressure-and-locatio/

 

EasyMail for Gmail review: An integrated Google experience on Windows 10

If you use Google to power your calendar or email, you don't need to sacrifice the Google interface if you're on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/easymail-gmail-brings-gmail-windows-10

 

14 of the Best Free Games For Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/open-source-linux-games/

 

What Is A Wi-Fi Hotspot (and Are They Safe to Use)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/352265/what-is-a-wi-fi-hotspot/

 

[HOWTO] Protect Your Router Now

https://askbobrankin.com/howto_protect_your_router_now.html

 

A friendly alternative to the find tool in Linux

The fd command offers a simple, intuitive way to search your Linux filesystem.

https://opensource.com/article/18/6/friendly-alternative-find?sc_cid=701f2000000RRAHAA4

 

Odroid-XU4

https://makezine.com/product-review/odroid-xu4/

 

20 things we don’t do anymore because of technology

https://www.komando.com/columns/398833/20-things-we-dont-do-anymore-because-of-technology

 

Microsoft Exec on Future of Xbox, Game Streaming, Game Pass

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/microsoft-exec-future-xbox-game-190003439.html

 

Fortnite for Dummies: Why It's Taking Over the World (And How to Jump In)

https://tinyurl.com/y85qyap8

 

Acer Chromebook Tab 10

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

 

In a rush? Here's how Gmail on iOS will only show your highest priority notifications

Google's mobile Gmail update uses machine learning to notify users on emails they may want to read first.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/in-a-rush-heres-how-gmail-on-ios-will-only-show-your-highest-priority-notifications/

 

Security researcher bypasses iPhone's limit on passcode attempts (updated)

The method only needs an iPhone that's switched on and a Lightning cable.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/23/iphone-brute-force/

 

5 of the Best Smartphones for Seniors

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-smartphones-for-seniors/

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