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Sat 7/14/2018 1323
Fri 7/13/2018 1322
Thur 7/12/2018 1321
Wed 7/11/2018 1320
Tue 7/10/2018 1319
Mon 7/9/2018 1318
Sun 7/8/2018 1317

Sat 1323 7/14/2018

Sysadmin cracked military PC’s security by reading the manual

All it took was a three-fingered salute and some autoexec.bat action

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/06/on_call/

 

How to use Firefox sync across different platforms

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/firefox-sync-across-different-platforms

 

Apple may have secretly fixed the MacBook Pro keyboard that's driving people crazy

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-may-secretly-fixed-macbook-130000519.html

 

Watch videos on YouTube without changing pages

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/30/watch-videos-on-youtube-without-changing-pages/

 

How to Get Started Tracking Social Media Analytics with Free Tools

https://www.howtogeek.com/356022/how-to-get-started-tracking-social-media-analytics-with-free-tools/

 

6 Shopping Tips for Amazon Prime Day Savings

As you prep for Prime Day on July 16, here are a few ways to take full advantage of the discounts, from 1-Click ordering to Alexa voice ordering.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361903/6-shopping-tips-for-amazon-prime-day-savings?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Skype Is Finally Getting Read Receipts

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/microsoft-consumer-services/skype/162495/skype-finally-getting-read-receipts?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9Xv4ZHCgXnQfIRKIQ7lMmV728QZ6uau1iGFL4eXCWA2bvQycwQWVp-OID6mn7FvWEz4TxAJ1VrT1q87uhYieaHN60LBg&_hsmi=64278170

 

How to Fix: GoDaddy Email Not Syncing (IMAP Not Working)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10363/how-fix-godaddy-email-not-syncing-imap-not-working

 

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 7 unveils improved one-click image optimisation tool

Almost four years after the last major release, German developer Ashampoo has unveiled Photo Optimizer 7 for PCs running Windows 7 or later.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/ashampoo-photo-optimizer-7-unveils-improved-one-click-image-optimisation-tool-494655

 

Google Chrome's number-one competitor claims it fixes one of the biggest problems with Chrome — here's how to see if works for you

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-chrome-vs-firefox-performance-memory-2018-7

 

Typeform data breach exposes users of many websites

YOU MAY HAVE NEVER HEARD OF TYPEFORM, BUT THEY MAY HAVE JUST LOST SOME OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/typeform-data-breach/

 

How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

Why dial when you can Alexa?

https://www.techhive.com/article/3289390/speakers/how-to-make-voice-and-video-calls-using-alexa-and-your-amazon-echo.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-12

 

How to Switch From Photoshop to GIMP: 5 Steps to Ease Your Transition

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/switch-photoshop-gimp/

 

Every Android device from the last 6 years may be at risk to RAMPage vulnerability

Researchers have found yet another avenue to exploit a hardware vulnerability that previous patches have sought to mitigate.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/every-android-device-from-the-last-6-years-may-be-at-risk-to-rampage-vulnerability/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Play Steam Games on Your Phone Using the Steam Link App

https://www.maketecheasier.com/play-steam-games-on-phone-steam-link/

 

How to shutdown Windows 10 without installing any Updates

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/shutdown-windows-10-without-installing-any-updates

 

The best Windows apps

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-windows-apps-001547756.html

 

Brave browser gets private tab with Tor option

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/29/brave-browser-gets-private-tab-with-tor-option/

 

How to Fully Restore macOS From a Time Machine Backup in Recovery Mode

https://www.howtogeek.com/356063/how-to-fully-restore-macos-from-a-time-machine-backup-in-recovery-mode/

 

Spyware? PC Game Marketing Tool Triggers Privacy Backlash

An ad-tracking tool embedded in dozens of games can 'fingerprint' your PC, prompting spyware concerns. Some developers have pledged to remove the tool from their products.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361922/spyware-pc-game-marketing-tool-triggers-privacy-backlash?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The Next iPhones Will Come in Too Many Colors

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/162482/the-next-iphones-will-come-in-too-many-colors?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9Xv4ZHCgXnQfIRKIQ7lMmV728QZ6uau1iGFL4eXCWA2bvQycwQWVp-OID6mn7FvWEz4TxAJ1VrT1q87uhYieaHN60LBg&_hsmi=64278170

 

How to Fix: Disable Firefox Top Sites, Recommended by Pocket, Highlights

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10364/how-fix-disable-firefox-top-sites-recommended-pocket-highlights

 

Processor makers should practice SafeSpec to overcome Spectre/Meltdown problems

Scientists have devised a way to defeat the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities caused by speculative execution in modern processors.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/processor-makers-should-practice-safespec-to-overcome-spectremeltdown-problems-494652

 

Google Chrome UPDATE: Users warned as huge change coming they may NOT like

GOOGLE Chrome is getting a big browser change which users are being warned about.

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/988866/Google-Chrome-update-browser-redesign-address-bar-change

 

Carole Cadwalladr takes us behind the scenes of the Cambridge Analytica investigation

HOW MILLIONS OF FACEBOOK USERS' PERSONAL DATA WERE USED TO INFLUENCE THE US ELECTION AND BREXIT.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/carole-cadwalladr-takes-us-behind-the-scenes-of-the-cambridge-analytica-investigation/

 

Ecobee Switch+ review: This powerful smart light switch is an Amazon Echo in disguise

It’s not perfect, but who wants another hockey puck just to talk to Alexa?

https://www.techhive.com/article/3289145/lighting/ecobee-switch-review-this-powerful-smart-light-switch-is-an-amazon-echo-in-disguise.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-12

 

5 of the Most Famous Computer Viruses and Their Terrible Impact

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/most-famous-computer-viruses/

 

How 3D shopping could bolster Walmart's omnichannel retail efforts

Walmart introduced a virtual 3D shopping tour to its website on Wednesday, continuing its ongoing digital transformation.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-3d-shopping-could-bolster-walmarts-omnichannel-retail-efforts/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Find and Open Files Using Command Prompt in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/find-open-files-using-command-prompt-windows/

 

How to change the Auto-save time interval in Office Apps

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-the-auto-save-time-interval-office

 

Apple will change the main way you send photos to people in iOS 12

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/apple-change-main-way-send-124907054.htm

 

Extension Police for Chrome vets installed extensions

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/29/extension-policy-for-chrome-vets-installed-extensions/

 

How to Create and Work with Multilevel Lists in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/355561/how-to-create-and-work-with-multilevel-lists-in-microsoft-word/

 

Across Devices and Around the World, Streaming Video Is King

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and OnDevice Research surveyed worldwide streaming video habits, including live streaming; they found that 70 percent of consumers stream one or more videos every day.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361886/across-devices-and-around-the-world-streaming-video-is-king?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Tell if Local Account or Microsoft Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5387-how-tell-if-local-account-microsoft-account-windows-10-a.html

 

The Best Windows-Powered Ultrabooks

https://www.reviewgeek.com/3949/the-best-windows-powered-ultrabooks/

 

How to: Unroot your Android device

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to put everything back to how it was.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/how-to-unroot-your-android-device-494635

 

Google Chrome Has A Nasty Surprise

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2018/07/14/google-chrome-ram-memory-consumption-spectre-security-upgrade-windows-mac-linux-chromeos/#3577dcb17777

 

Two-Thirds of Second-Hand Memory Cards Contain Data From Previous Owners

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/two-thirds-of-second-hand-memory-cards-contain-data-from-previous-owners/

 

Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3187462/streaming-hardware/best-media-streaming-device.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-12

 

How to Rotate the Windows Display by 90 Degrees (and Why You Should)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/rotate-windows-display/

 

How the Dark Web and cryptocurrency aid the propagation of cybercrime

Neil Walsh, UN Chief of Cybercrime, explains how technologies like encryption and the blockchain are essential for maintaining international human rights but are being exploited by cyber-criminals.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-the-dark-web-and-cryptocurrency-aid-the-propagation-of-cybercrime/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Do You Need an Antivirus on Android in 2018?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/do-you-need-antivirus-android/https://www.maketecheasier.com/do-you-need-antivirus-android/

 

Popcorn Time lets you watch Movies and TV shows without downloading

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/popcorn-time-watch-movies-tv-shows-without-downloading

 

How AMD’s Chinese “Clone Army” Could Hurt Intel

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amd-chinese-clone-army-could-180000583.html

 

Here is what is new in Opera 54

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/29/here-is-what-is-new-in-opera-54/

 

How to Fix All of Windows 10’s Annoyances

https://www.howtogeek.com/356642/how-to-fix-all-windows-10%E2%80%99s-annoyances/

 

The Best TVs of 2018

If you want a new television, you now have more options now than ever, from affordable 4K to top-of-the-line OLED. No matter your budget or the size of screen you want, here's what to look for when shopping, along with the top-rated televisions we've tested.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372085,00.asp

 

How to Remove a Language in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/114093-remove-language-windows-10-a.html

 

The Best Smart Plugs

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4376/the-best-smart-plugs/

 

The Firefox-powered Cliqz web browser puts your security first

People are worried about their personal security. Who do you trust?

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/the-firefox-powered-cliqz-web-browser-puts-your-security-first-494048

 

How iPhone buying patterns have changed over time, in one chart

New iPhone models remain popular months before Apple launches its next lineup, while the iPhone 6 has seen a ‘resurgence’

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-iphone-buying-patterns-have-changed-over-time-in-one-chart-2018-07-09?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Disgruntled programmer accused of trying to sell his firm’s iPhone spyware for $50 million

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/disgruntled-programmer-accused-of-trying-to-sell-his-firms-iphone-spyware-for-50-million/#new_tab

 

Wyze Cam Pan review: Premium features, budget price

This $30 pan-and-tilt camera can hold its own with the big brands.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3283325/security-cameras/wyze-cam-pan-review-premium-features-budget-price.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-12

 

How to Switch From YouTube Music to YouTube Premium (And Why You Should)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/switch-youtube-music-youtube-premium/

 

Here's why it's getting harder to distinguish between human and bot traffic

Some 8% of all bad bot traffic comes from mobile devices, according to Distil Networks. Here's how to avoid infection.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/heres-why-its-getting-harder-to-distinguish-between-human-and-bot-traffic/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Get Mojave Dynamic Desktop on Your Mac Now

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-mojave-dynamic-desktop-on-mac/

 

Windows 10 Sound & Audio not working after Update

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-sound-audio-not-working-update

 

[Guide] Best Privacy Settings for Windows 10 to Disable Telemetry and Data Collection

https://www.askvg.com/guide-best-privacy-settings-for-windows-10/

 

Apple’s new iPhone will have this secret weapon

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/07/13/apple-s-new-iphone-will-have-this-secret-weapon.html

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Fri 1322 7/13/2018

Sets for Windows 10 isn’t coming with the Redstone 5 update

Microsoft needs more time to get Sets right on Windows 10, and as a result, it's delaying the feature until sometime in 2019 (presumably).

https://pureinfotech.com/sets-windows-10-redstone-5-delay/

 

App Developers Could Be Reading Your Gmail

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10362/app-developers-could-be-reading-your-gmail

 

How to Create and Use a Custom Color Scheme on Firefox

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/custom-color-scheme-firefox/

 

How a robot vacuum navigates your home

Its movements might seem random, but there's a method to how these machines get around.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3281014/robots/how-a-robot-vacuum-navigates-your-home.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-05

 

MIT researchers build a nano chip that can power a bee-sized drone

The Navion computer chip is smaller than a Lego character's footprint and uses just 24 milliwatts of power

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/mit-researchers-build-a-nano-chip-that-can-power-a-bee-sized-drone-495028

 

Facebook Bug Unblocks People on 800K+ Accounts

Facebook is notifying more than 800,000 users about a Facebook and Messenger bug that unblocked people between May 29 and June 5.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362248/facebook-bug-unblocks-people-on-800k-accounts?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Private web browsing doesn't hide everything

https://www.komando.com/tips/467350/private-web-browsing-doesnt-hide-everything

 

PassProtect makes sure you aren’t using already breached passwords

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/passprotect-makes-sure-you-arent-using-already-breached-passwords

 

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/

 

8 Apps that Help You Be More Productive with Browser Tabs

https://www.maketecheasier.com/more-productive-with-browser-tabs-apps/

 

Google Reinvents Chrome with Big Update: How to Try It

https://www.yahoo.com/news/google-reinvents-chrome-big-try-000100658.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Microsoft Will Release a Dark Mode for Outlook.com

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/microsoft-consumer-services/outlook/162465/microsoft-will-release-dark-mode-outlook-com?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_6jgUwunQdrjiki_jgRdatVRRw4A-w-5oh_g5qW_VXFs4WMnlO5093P-VZWmVPkwSR_XnWKWekYPMGvxff8mL9bmqbPg&_hsmi=64248984

 

3 Problems With USB-C You Need To Know About

https://www.howtogeek.com/353410/3-problems-with-usb-c-you-need-to-know/

 

How to restart Google Chrome without extensions

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/02/how-to-restart-google-chrome-without-extensions/

 

Apple keyboard repair program addresses MacBook and MacBook Pro failures

Apple is providing free repairs to some MacBook and MacBook Pro owners experiencing malfunctioning keyboards. Here's how to tell if you're covered by Apple's Keyboard Service Program.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-keyboard-repair-program-addresses-macbook-and-macbook-pro-failures/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Change the Boot Order on Your PC (So You Can Boot From USB)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-change-the-boot-order-on-your-pc-so-you-can-boot-from-usb/

 

Ring Alarm review: A great DIY home security system with the potential to become even better

It’s strictly for home security today, but every bit of the infrastructure needed to build this into a robust smart home system is already in place.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3285725/connected-home/ring-alarm-review.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-05

 

Mac OS bug reveals encrypted file info, claim researchers

A widely-publicised flaw within the latest Mac OS can reveal more than business users might like...

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/mac-os-bug-reveals-encrypted-file-info-claim-researchers-494841

 

YouTube on Android Gets Incognito Mode

For those times when you want to watch a video on YouTube, but would really rather not have it appear in your history or influence YouTube's future recommendations to you. Incognito mode is bound to be extremely popular with Android users.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362353/youtube-on-android-gets-incognito-mode?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Why you need a password manager and what could happen if you don't 

https://www.komando.com/tips/465644/why-you-need-a-password-manager-and-what-could-happen-if-you-dont

 

Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app won’t print

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-mail-calendar-app-wont-print

 

Ticketmaster breached for months, personal data stolen by hackers

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/ticketmaster-breached-for-months-personal-data-stolen-by-hackers-20067.html#new_tab

 

How to Use Google Tasks: The Complete Guide

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-google-tasks-guide/

 

New MacBook Pros are the most powerful laptops Apple has ever made

https://www.yahoo.com/news/macbook-pros-most-powerful-laptops-162424810.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Reassessing the Sony PlayStation 4, Again

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/162429/reassessing-sony-playstation-4-2?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_6jgUwunQdrjiki_jgRdatVRRw4A-w-5oh_g5qW_VXFs4WMnlO5093P-VZWmVPkwSR_XnWKWekYPMGvxff8mL9bmqbPg&_hsmi=64248984

 

Microsoft News is a Clean App For Browsing and Reading News on Mobile, Offers Dark Mode

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/microsoft-news-is-a-clean-app-for-browsing-and-reading-news-on-mobile-offers-dark-mode/

 

Fix Windows restarts when you select shutdown

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/02/fix-windows-restarts-when-you-select-shutdown/

 

California Consumer Privacy Act: What businesses need to know

California recently passed the act, which allows users to control how their data is shared with companies.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/california-consumer-privacy-act-what-businesses-need-to-know/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Encrypt and Protect Your Data and Files Using VeraCrypt

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/encrypt-data-files-veracrypt/

 

Safety 1st HD WiFi Baby Monitor review: This camera system alerts you to your child's sounds and movements

This smart device lets parents check on their little ones from anywhere they have internet access.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3276594/security-cameras/safety-1st-hd-wifi-baby-monitor-review.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-05

 

You can now send texts from your PC with Android Messages

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/you-can-now-send-texts-from-your-pc-with-android-messages-494837

 

How to Protect Your Microsoft Word Documents

Want to lock down an important Word document? Here's how to add a password, make documents read-only, and other tricks for protecting your most sensitive files.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362150/how-to-protect-your-microsoft-word-documents?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

5 ordinary things hackers tell you not to do or else you’ll be their next victim

https://www.komando.com/tips/466315/5-ordinary-things-hackers-tell-you-not-to-do-or-else-youll-be-their-next-victim

 

Infographic: Windows 10 security features and capabilities

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/infographic-windows-10-security-features-and-capabilities

 

Hitherto unknown marketing firm exposed hundreds of millions of Americans’ data

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/hitherto-unknown-marketing-firm-exposed-hundreds-of-millions-of-americans-data/#new_tab

 

Fears Confirmed: Third-Party App Developers Can Access Your Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/third-party-app-developers-access-gmail-emails/

 

Apple made a really annoying change to the main way you send photos to people in iOS 12 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-made-really-annoying-change-214900016.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Reading List: Favorite Audiobooks of 2018, So Far

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/162408/reading-list-favorite-audiobooks-2018-far?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_6jgUwunQdrjiki_jgRdatVRRw4A-w-5oh_g5qW_VXFs4WMnlO5093P-VZWmVPkwSR_XnWKWekYPMGvxff8mL9bmqbPg&_hsmi=64248984

 

Why Does Apple Promote the Latest macOS on Unsupported Devices?

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/why-does-apple-promote-the-latest-macos-on-unsupported-devices/

 

Goodbye Snipping Tool Hello Screen Sketch

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/01/goodbye-snipping-tool-hello-screen-sketch/

 

How to silently upgrade or install macOS 10.13.4

Apple's 10.13.4 update for macOS adds new commands that IT can use to easily and silently perform upgrades or clean installations of macOS--without a recovery partition--right from the Terminal.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-silently-upgrade-or-install-macos-10-13-4/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Why the iPhone Clock App Is the Only Alarm Clock App You Need

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-clock-app/

 

Best Bluetooth speakers

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

https://www.techhive.com/article/3123762/speakers/best-bluetooth-speakers.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-05

 

Zacinlo malware threatens Windows 10 PCs' security

Malware takes screenshots of users' desktops, and has been operating silently for six years.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/zacinlo-malware-threatens-windows-10-pcs-security-494826

 

Catch a Bad Driver on Your Dash Cam? Upload it to This Database

The National Dash Cam Safety Portal allows people in England and Wales to upload video from dash cams and phones, creating a streamlined way for motorists to snitch on other drivers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362320/catch-a-bad-driver-on-your-dash-cam-upload-it-to-this-datab?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Surf the net privately and securely

https://www.komando.com/apps/462144/use-public-wifi-safely-vpn

 

Ctrl+Alt+Del not working in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ctrl-alt-del-not-working-windows

 

UK.gov's long-awaited, lightweight biometrics strategy fails to impress

Officials gather up previous canned statements, adds contents page... er...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/29/uk_biometrics_strategy/

 

5 Best Retro Consoles For Legal ROM Gaming

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-retro-consoles-for-legal-rom-gaming/

 

Samsung Phone Bug Secretly Shares Pics at Random

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10361/samsung-phone-bug-secretly-shares-pics-random

 

Windows 10 at 3: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/162506/windows-10-3-good-bad-ugly?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9Xv4ZHCgXnQfIRKIQ7lMmV728QZ6uau1iGFL4eXCWA2bvQycwQWVp-OID6mn7FvWEz4TxAJ1VrT1q87uhYieaHN60LBg&_hsmi=64278170

 

How To Recover Your Forgotten Microsoft Account Password

https://www.howtogeek.com/356342/how-to-recover-your-forgotten-microsoft-password/

 

Linux Mint 19 "Tara" final is out

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/30/linux-mint-19-tara-final-is-out/

 

Why your next pizza dinner or ice cream dessert may be made by a robot

AI and automation are impacting more than just cashier jobs in the food service industry.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-your-next-pizza-dinner-or-ice-cream-dessert-may-be-made-by-a-robot/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Causes for a Raspberry Pi That Won’t Boot (And How to Fix Them)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-wont-boot-fix/

 

Facebook shells out $8k bug bounty after quiz web app used by 120m people spews profiles

Infosec bod shops NameTests, claims leaky code exposes info

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/28/facebook_data_abuse_bug_bounty/

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Clipboard Hijacker Malware has Attacked 2.3 Million Bitcoin Addresses

https://www.iobit.com/en/knowledge-clipboard-hijacker-malware-has-attacked-2.3-million-bitcoin-addresses-116.php?ref=edmb

 

How to protect your Wi-Fi router, Google Home, Roku, and Sonos speakers from attackers

Many connected home and office devices are vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks. Here's how to keep your network safe.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-protect-your-wi-fi-router-google-home-roku-and-sonos-speakers-from-attackers/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

With Windows 10 and Surface, Microsoft is (finally) making real consumer gains

Between the Microsoft Store, new Surfaces, and Xbox, Microsoft's latest trend toward genuine consumer success is a welcome change.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-making-some-significant-strides-consumers

 

The top ten password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Think your passwords are secure? Think again.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/the-top-ten-password-cracking-techniques-used-by-hackers-495784

 

How to Send Completely Anonymous Emails: 5 Effective Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-send-completely-anonymous-emails/

 

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

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

 

WINDOWS 10’S MAIL APP GETS HANDWRITING SUPPORT

You can finally write emails using a pen with the latest update for the Windows 10's Mail app that includes Windows Ink support — But will you use it?

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-mail-app-handwriting-support/

 

Microsoft Pulls Tabbed Apps Feature From Next Windows 10 Release

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/272545-microsoft-pulls-tabbed-apps-feature-from-next-windows-10-release?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Microsoft debuts ad-blocker in Edge for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/23/microsoft-debuts-ad-blocker-in-edge-for-android/

 

How to download movies from Netflix for offline viewing

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/download-netflix-movies-tv-shows-155527138.html

 

Why Microsoft's Surface Go is no 'iPad-killer'

I hoped the whole ‘iPad-killer’ meme had finally kicked the bucket, but I was wrong: The hype is back around Microsoft’s overpriced and underpowered Surface Go. Here are the facts.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3289147/mobile-wireless/why-microsofts-surface-go-is-no-ipad-killer.html

 

Firefox Sync not working? Fix common Firefox sync issues and problems

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/firefox-sync-not-working

 

What Is A File Extension?

https://www.howtogeek.com/356448/what-is-a-file-extension/

 

How to Revive Windows 10 With a Recovery Drive

A recovery drive stores a copy of your Windows 10 environment on an external source, like a DVD or USB drive. Here's how to create one before your PC goes kaput.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362167/how-to-revive-windows-10-with-a-recovery-drive?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

5 simple gadgets to protect your identity

https://www.komando.com/tips/465823/5-simple-gadgets-to-protect-your-identity

 

Why we might see more spam and phishing post-GDPR

IBM Security's Caleb Barlow explained the unintended consequences of the GDPR, and how the regulation removed essential data security professionals rely on to do their job.

https://tinyurl.com/ybk3slbl

 

Microsoft's Andromeda device described as 'new and disruptive' in leaked internal email

Microsoft's Andromeda device is now at the final stretch, and a newly leaked email gives us our first hint at how Microsoft is thinking about its next mobile device.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-andromeda-device-described-new-and-disruptive-leaked-internal-email

 

Mozilla to embed Have I Been Pwned in new security system

The tool will use Troy Hunt's system to detect accounts embroiled in known data breaches.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/mozilla-to-embed-have-i-been-pwned-in-new-security-system-495780

 

The 12 Best Reference Apps to Look Up Anything While On the Go

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reference-apps/

 

How Secure Is Bluetooth?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-secure-is-bluetooth/

 

Get the Logitech K750 wireless solar keyboard for only $39.99

This $39.99 keyboard never needs cables for charging or battery replacement.

https://pureinfotech.com/logitech-k750-wireless-solar-keyboard-deal/

 

New WPA3 Security Standard Introduced for Routers and Devices

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/272435-wpa3-security-standard-routers-devices?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Customize font sizes without scaling in Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/23/customize-font-sizes-without-scaling-in-windows-10/

 

The 9 Best USB Flash Drives for Reliable, Speedy, and Secure Storage Anywhere

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/best-usb-flash-drives-keeping-130500830/photo-p-addition-available-capacity-data-photo-151609723.html

 

[Tip] Set a Blank Page as New Tab Page and Homepage in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-set-a-blank-page-as-new-tab-page-and-homepage-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

How to reset Folder View in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/reset-folder-view-in-windows

 

Why Android No Longer Needs a Cache Partition

https://www.howtogeek.com/356365/why-android-no-longer-needs-a-cache-partition/

 

Watch Out for This Chrome Tech Support Scam

Scammers are never one to miss an opportunity on the internet, and a Google Chrome browser bug has presented a potentially very lucrative one. Read the details here and don't fall for this underhanded scare tactic.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362300/watch-out-for-this-chrome-tech-support-scam?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

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

 

10 most common vulnerabilities in web apps

A new report from Positive Technologies reveals vulnerabilities found most often in web apps.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-most-common-vulnerabilities-in-web-apps/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

When is Microsoft announcing Surface Andromeda? #AskDanWindows 50

If Microsoft could charge again for Windows upgrades would that get rid of ads, or allow for more professional quality assurance testing? And when can we expect Andromeda to be announced anyway? This and more on the latest #AskDanWindows.

https://www.windowscentral.com/askdanwindows-50

 

How to: Boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

Everything you need to know about starting Windows 10 securely and returning to normal boot.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/how-to-boot-windows-10-in-safe-mode-495043

 

How to Securely Delete Cookies, Internet Cache, and More With PrivaZer

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/securely-delete-cookies-internet-cache-privazer/

 

Mozilla’s Firefox Monitor Will Help You Check for Data Breaches

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mozillas-firefox-monitor-data-breaches/

 

Apple iOS 11.4.1 Release Has A Nasty Surprise

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2018/07/11/apple-ios-11-4-1-release-security-iphone-ipad-hack-lightning-usb/#5882ac1d2308

 

RASPBIAN UPDATE: FIRST-BOOT SETUP WIZARD AND MORE

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspbian-update-june-2018/

 

Amiga Emulator WinUAE 4.0 release

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/22/amiga-emulator-winuae-4-0-release/

 

How to Fix: VPNFilter Router Malware (And Test if Vulnerable)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10359/how-fix-vpnfilter-router-malware-and-test-if-vulnerable

 

Criminal case sheds light on Apple self-driving car technology

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/10/reuters-america-criminal-case-sheds-light-on-apple-self-driving-car-technology.html

 

How to enable Application Guard for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-application-guard-microsoft-edge-windows-10

 

What to Do If Your Kindle is Running Slowly or Freezing

https://www.howtogeek.com/356281/what-to-do-if-your-kindle-is-running-slow-or-freezing/

 

Apps Aren't Listening to You, But They Are Recording Your Screen

Apps on your phone may not be stealthy snooping on your conversations, but they are doing something equally, if not more, creepy: recording your screen, a study from researchers from Northeastern University has revealed.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362277/apps-arent-listening-to-you-but-they-are-recording-your-sc?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to start your own podcast

https://www.komando.com/tips/467347/how-to-start-your-own-podcast

 

How students and schools can access GitHub's education tools to learn coding

As the need for software developers grows, GitHub has opened its free GitHub Education bundle up to all schools. (Microsoft bought out GitHub, an open source developers site)

https://tinyurl.com/y9wbbdu9

 

Microsoft could save 'Surface Andromeda' with an Insider Program for hardware

If Microsoft wants "Surface Andromeda" to succeed, it should follow its own steps for HoloLens and the Windows Insider program. Here's how the company could do that.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-microsoft-could-save-surface-andromeda

 

Google is finally taking podcasts seriously with a dedicated app

Google's own Android app for podcasts could be a gamechanger.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/google-is-finally-taking-podcasts-seriously-with-a-dedicated-app-495040

 

How to Download More Voices for Windows Narrator

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-voices-windows-narrator/

 

The 3 Best Password Managers for iOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-password-manager-for-ios/

 

Moment Camera App Comes To Android With RAW Capture And Manual Mode

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanwhitwam/2018/07/11/moment-camera-app-comes-to-android-with-raw-capture-and-manual-mode/#37e5ea387abc

 

MAGPI 71: RUN ANDROID ON RASPBERRY PI

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/magpi-71-android-raspberry-pi/

 

Windows 10 installing unwanted Store apps?

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/02/windows-10-installing-unwanted-store-apps/

 

Google Apps, Assistant Coming to Basic Cellphones

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10360/google-apps-assistant-coming-basic-cellphones

 

Lenovo Miix 630 ARM-based 2-in-1 Windows tablet goes on sale for $900

The 12.3-inch convertible is one of the first Windows 10 devices powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, which promises up to 20 hours of battery life.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/lenovo-miix-630-arm-based-2-in-1-windows-tablet-goes-on-sale-for-900/

 

Is your bcrypt.dll file missing or corrupted? Here are some fixes

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/bcrypt-dll-file-corrupted-or-missing

 

How To Recover Your Forgotten Facebook Password

https://www.howtogeek.com/355419/how-to-recover-your-forgotten-facebook-password/

 

Catch a Bad Driver on Your Dash Cam? Upload it to This Database

The National Dash Cam Safety Portal allows people in England and Wales to upload video from dash cams and phones, creating a streamlined way for motorists to snitch on other drivers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362320/catch-a-bad-driver-on-your-dash-cam-upload-it-to-this-datab?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Free photo editors turn your pictures into masterpieces

https://www.komando.com/downloads/1837/free-photo-editors-turn-your-pictures-into-masterpieces

 

US telcos will stop selling personal data to third parties: What your business can learn

Following last month's revelations of privacy violations, mobile carriers have been shamed into taking action.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/us-telcos-will-stop-selling-personal-data-to-third-parties-what-your-business-can-learn/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Best Products to Improve Your iPhone Photography

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4211/the-best-products-to-improve-your-iphone-photography/

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How To Make Sites GDPR Compliant (for non-business people, you must press all businesses

you have an online account with to comply)

https://privacyhub.net/how-to-make-sites-gdpr-compliant/

 

Apple’s Next iPhone Could Spell Big Trouble for AT&T and Others

https://tinyurl.com/ycszlsrd

 

Small internet providers face a fight for their lives

In an upcoming vote, the FCC could make or break their future.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/small-internet-providers-face-a-fight-for-their-lives/

 

Windows 7 support dropped for CPUs without SSE2

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/21/windows-7-support-dropped-for-cpus-without-sse2/

 

Firefox Quantum 61 tweaks user interface, boosts performance (again)

Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 61.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 61.0.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/firefox-quantum-61-tweaks-user-interface-boosts-performance-again-495976

 

Polar Fitness Trackers Reveal All About Military Personnel

Military bases, nuclear weapons storage sites, embassies, airfields, and intelligence agency locations,

full names, profile pictures, and where military personnel live have all been revealed by Polar's

fitness trackers and social platform.

https://tinyurl.com/y7d67zwx

 

How to troubleshoot Surface Type Cover or Keyboard connectivity issues

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/troubleshoot-surface-type-cover-keyboard-connectivity-issues

 

The 'world's smallest' 4G smartphone goes rugged

Unihertz, makers of the ultra-tiny Jelly smartphone, is back with a new ruggedized version that is an even better backup device than the original.

https://tinyurl.com/yd9t23wr

 

 

This prototype chainless bike suggests the future of cycling could be ceramic

https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/ceramicspeed-chainless-bike-drive/

 

It sounds like Apple is going to launch a ton of new stuff this fall — including a cult-favorite fans have been waiting years for

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sounds-apple-going-launch-ton-211824064.html

 

How to Create a Website in Minutes Using HTML5 Boilerplate

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/html5-boilerplate-tutorial/

 

How to Schedule Windows 10 Shutdown and Startup

https://www.maketecheasier.com/schedule-windows10-shut-down-start-up/

 

10 Ways To Free Up Disk Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/184091/5-ways-to-free-up-disk-space-on-a-mac/

 

Sling TV Rejiggers Its Cord-Cutting Service

https://tinyurl.com/y96zubfq

 

HP Envy x2 with Intel CPU review: Just awful — but not for the reasons you'd expect

HP changed-up the HP Envy x2 with an Intel processor and that kind of leaves us scratching our heads.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hp-envy-x2-intel-review

 

Ex-Apple employee arrested with stash of self-driving car secrets

Another day, another driverless car trade secret theft.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/ex-apple-employee-self-driving-car-secret-theft/

 

Center Windows 10 Taskbar icons and Start button with Falcon

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/20/center-windows-10-taskbar-icons-and-start-button-with-falcon/

 

Hackers could steer ships off-course

Hackers could access a ship's navigation systems to change its direction and throw it off-course, according to security researchers.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/hackers-could-steer-ships-off-course-495973

 

Google, Apple Face Scrutiny from Republicans Over Data Privacy

Four House Republicans sent letters to both Apple and Google's parent company Alphabet following recent reports

over how third-party apps and smartphones can sift through email inboxes and secretly record data.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362351/google-apple-face-scrutiny-from-republicans-over-data-priva?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to disable Touchpad when external mouse is attached to Windows 10/8/7

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-touchpad-when-external-mouse-attached

 

Beware this Android emulator, it's hijacking your GPU to mine cryptocurrency

Users have accused Andy OS Android Emulator of secretly dropping a cryptocurrency miner on your system that runs endlessly.

https://tinyurl.com/yb8ll2qq

 

Google Phone app will feature direct-to-voicemail spam filtering

https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/google-phone-app-spam-filter-sends-calls-directly-to-voicemail/

 

Here's Your First Good Look at the Galaxy Note 9

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-first-good-look-galaxy-112100770.html

 

7 Essential Privacy Settings for Chrome on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/privacy-settings-chrome-android/

 

How to Secure Your Private Browsing with a Password on Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/secure-private-browsing-with-password-android/

 

macOS Makes Unencrypted Thumbnails of Your Encrypted Files

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/macos-makes-unencrypted-thumbnails-of-your-encrypted-files/

 

OnePlus Commits to Three Years of Updates

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/162096/oneplus-commits-three-years-updates?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_JRWQpAzWKoi_ww6Uk6aTvVRaYTF1TV6dDzLaikTsSczlFJGyrefxbrKd4hnAiu-wINOZNsuTMrCzrDjcLA3zl8Zg5gw&_hsmi=64121036

 

Intel's dual-screen 'Tiger Rapids' concept PC isn't for consumers - it's for PC makers

Just as Intel's processors are essential to the PC but are unseen, Intel's influence on the PCs evolution is hidden from consumers but impactful nonetheless.

https://www.windowscentral.com/intels-dual-screen-tiger-rapids-concept-pc-isnt-consumers-its-pc-makers

 

AirPlay 2 makes Sonos the best audio option for most iPhone owners

This is a substantial update, whether or not you use Apple Music.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/sonos-airplay-2-iphone-hands-on/

 

A look at Lutris – Open Gaming Platform for GNU/Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/20/lutris-open-gaming-linux/

 

Critical flaw in Edge browser allowed hackers to secretly access website content

A Google Chrome developer recently discovered a high-severity vulnerability in Microsoft's Edge browser that allowed an attacker to read sensitive data in other tabs, including websites that required users to authenticate themselves.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/critical-flaw-in-edge-browser-allowed-hackers-to-secretly-access-website-content-495974

 

Timehop Suffers Data Breach

The daily time capsule app gathers content from all your social media accounts to allow it to function, but on July 4 a security intrusion was detected and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of 21 million users was stolen.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362319/timehop-suffers-data-breach?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Folder Move lets you move Games and Program folders without losing data

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/folder-move-move-games-programs

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/11/ex-tesla-worker-sec-whistleblower/

 

China Can Hit U.S. Tech Where It Hurts in Tariff Response

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/china-hit-u-tech-where-143807382.html

 

5 Google News Alternatives That’ll Change How You Read News

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-news-alternatives/

 

From NAND to NOR: What Do the Different Types of Flash Memory Mean

https://www.maketecheasier.com/nand-vs-nor-flash-memory/

 

Text From Your Computer With This New Android Feature, Rolling Out Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/text-from-your-computer-with-this-new-android-feature-rolling-out-now/

 

Microsoft Releases a Surface USB-C Dongle for People Who Love Dongles

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/162136/microsoft-releases-surface-usb-c-dongle-people-love-dongles?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_eOmpqK3mMKvAVbWXfLPziQ17ZcI6TQ65AKvTXPgU4MRag6Tk4xA027ZJZXSL1pUwFHxG8VTzrWyji-Ge2MXJBF4bFKQ&_hsmi=64143173

 

Here are the most-promising upcoming Xbox One games for 2018 (and beyond)

It's time for another look at the biggest and brightest Xbox One games on the horizon.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-upcoming-xbox-one-games-2018-and-beyond

 

Magic Leap's mixed reality headset arrives this summer

It's also running on a Tegra X2.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/magic-leap-headset-arrives-this-summer/

 

BitTorrent (and uTorrent) reportedly sold

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/19/bittorrent-and-utorrent-reportedly-sold/

 

Wi-Fi Alliance rolls out WPA3 to boost wireless security

WPA3 makes it easier to connect devices to a network securely.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/wi-fi-alliance-rolls-out-wpa3-to-boost-wireless-security-495945

 

You Might Want to Check Which Apps Have Access to Your Gmail

The Wall Street Journal says 'hundreds of outside software developers scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users,' but Google argues that users must first give consent for access.

https://tinyurl.com/yd8z9qer

Trace offers excellent Tracking protection for Chrome and Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/trace-offers-tracking-protection-chrome-firefox

 

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://tinyurl.com/yb5q8ada

 

Valimail makes it harder for hackers to impersonate your boss over email

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/11/valimail-makes-it-harder-for-hackers-to-impersonate-your-boss-over-email/

 

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-maps-vs-google-maps-191521918.html

 

How to Repair or Recover Data From a Corrupted PDF File

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/repair-recover-data-corrupted-pdf-file/

 

How to Disable Web Page Auto-Refresh (All Major Browsers)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-web-page-auto-refresh-for-various-browsers/

 

How to Fix High CPU Usage by “Service Host: Local System (Network Restricted)”

https://www.howtogeek.com/356207/how-to-fix-high-cpu-usage-by-system-host-local-system-network-restricted/

 

Google to Enter Video Game Market with Streaming Service, Console

https://www.thurrott.com/google/162142/google-enter-video-game-market-streaming-service-console?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_eOmpqK3mMKvAVbWXfLPziQ17ZcI6TQ65AKvTXPgU4MRag6Tk4xA027ZJZXSL1pUwFHxG8VTzrWyji-Ge2MXJBF4bFKQ&_hsmi=64143173

 

Microsoft's 'Xbox Community Content' platform could bring more mods to Xbox One games

Microsoft is bringing mod support to Xbox One games in a big way, at least according to a leaked internal presentation.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-microsoft-exploring-bringing-mods-xbox-one

 

Scientists reprogram T Cells to target autoimmune diseases

The non-viral technique is promising more specific therapies.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/scientists-t-cells-autoimmune-diseases/

 

The Most Durable Micro USB Charging Cables For Any Situation

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4578/the-most-durable-micro-usb-charging-cables-for-any-situation/

 

New report explains how Apple will eliminate the bezel on its 2018 LCD iPhone

https://bgr.com/2018/07/10/apple-iphone-lcd-6-1-inch-no-bezels/

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How to Create an Anonymous Email

https://thebestvpn.com/anonymous-email/

 

5 of the Best Websites to Create Your Own Android Apps without Coding

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-android-apps-without-coding/

 

Why all of Microsoft's future Surface PCs need a 4G LTE option

Microsoft's next round of Surfaces better include support for 4G LTE.

https://m.windowscentral.com/surface-pcs-all-need-4glte

 

Mozilla issues critical patches for Firefox

Mozilla issued security advisories for Firefox ESR 52.9, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Firefox 61 with

the majority being rated as critical or high.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/mozilla-issues-critical-patches-for-firefox-496146

 

Brave starts opt-in Ads trial that rewards users and publishers

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/22/brave-starts-opt-in-ads-trial-that-rewards-users-and-publishers/

 

7 Facebook Search Tips to Find What You’re Looking For

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-facebook-search-tips/

 

Lenovo 500e Chromebook Review

https://www.laptopmag.com/reviews/laptops/lenovo-500e-chromebook

 

Teens don't think Facebook is cool anymore

https://www.yahoo.com/news/daily-digit-teens-dont-think-facebook-cool-anymore-143332636.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

[Tip] Enable Double-Click to Close Tabs Feature in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-double-click-to-close-tabs-feature-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

8th-Gen Intel Core i7 CPUs Are Quite a Bit Faster

https://tinyurl.com/y9pt88w4

 

Cord cutting is getting pricier, but there's one sure way to keep it cheap

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2018/07/07/one-sure-way-keep-cord-cutting-prices-down/764921002/

 

Qualcomm's New Snapdragon 850 Is for PCs Only

New Snapdragon-powered laptops could have better performance than the current crop thanks to a chip that's even

more powerful than Qualcomm's flagship smartphone SoC.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361535/qualcomms-new-snapdragon-850-is-for-pcs-only?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Can’t connect to this network error on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cant-connect-to-this-network

 

Enable Dark Mode in High Sierra, Sort Of

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/enable-dark-mode-in-high-sierra-sort-of/

 

14 ways to control your home with Echo and Alexa

https://www.komando.com/tips/465673/ways-to-control-your-home-with-echo-and-alexa

 

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://tinyurl.com/y9wy5lsj

 

How to Easily Install Windows Games on Linux with Winepak

https://www.maketecheasier.com/winepak-install-windows-games-linux/

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet (3rd Gen) review: Working with style

A 2-in-1 that I don't want to stop using.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-tablet-3rd-gen-review

 

This iPhone case deploys an airbag-like defence when dropped

Your phone will simply bounce to safety it slips from your fingers

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/this-iphone-case-deploys-an-airbag-like-defence-when-dropped-496141

 

Mozilla to run Firefox Monitor study in the US

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/26/mozilla-to-run-firefox-monitor-study-in-the-us/

 

iPhone USB Drives for External Storage: Think Twice Before Buying

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-usb-drives-external-storage/

 

Most Anticipated Acer Laptops

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/anticipated-acer-laptops

 

Apple Will Discontinue iPhone SE and iPhone X (Report)

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-discontinue-iphone-se-iphone-150400447.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

[Tip] How to Disable Tab Warming Feature in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-disable-tab-warming-feature-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

Samsung Claims It Could Double HBM2 Manufacturing, Fail to Meet Demand

https://tinyurl.com/ya2qrpts

 

Apple’s Shortcuts will flip the switch on Siri’s potential

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/08/shortcuts-will-flip-the-switch-for-apple-on-siris-potential-just-not-how-you-think/

 

Next Up for Intel: Whiskey Lake, 28-Core CPU

Although its production process is still stalled at 14nm, Intel's new chips will offer better energy efficiency, the

company announced at a Computex keynote.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361534/next-up-for-intel-whiskey-lake-28-core-cpu?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to enable high-performance GPU for Microsoft Edge browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-high-performance-gpu-edge

 

How to Save a Microsoft Word Document as a Web Page

https://www.howtogeek.com/355674/how-to-save-a-microsoft-word-document-as-a-web-page/

 

5 summer safety tips to stay safe from burglars

https://www.komando.com/tips/366092/summer-safety-tips-to-stay-safe-from-burglars

 

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://tinyurl.com/ybynmmu6

 

How to Watch Films on the Go with Google Play Movies

https://www.maketecheasier.com/watch-films-on-the-go-google-play-movies/

 

Razer Blade 15 review: Hot in every sense of the word

Razer's redesigned Blade isn't perfect, but it's still an incredible thing.

https://www.windowscentral.com/razer-blade-15-review

 

Google laments missing out on buying GitHub

GitHub's acquisition could have been very different...

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/google-laments-missing-out-on-buying-github-496136

 

How to disable Twitter's Quality Filter

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/25/how-to-disable-twitters-quality-filter/

 

7 WhatsApp Web Tips and Tricks All Users Should Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/whatsapp-web-tips-tricks/

 

Apple is still trying to convince us what an iPad is good for in its new ads

https://bgr.com/2018/07/09/ipad-new-ads-show-productivity-uses/

 

The Cheapest Smartphones that Don’t Suck

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4486/the-cheapest-smartphones-that-dont-suck/

 

[Software Update] Mozilla Firefox 61.0 “Quantum” Now Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-mozilla-firefox-latest-version/

 

New Details Leak on PC-Focused Snapdragon 1000

https://tinyurl.com/ycbe2n5g

 

Epidemic of robocalls: Why your mobile phone is under siege and what you can do about it

https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/07/08/epidemic-of-robocalls-why-your-mobile-phone-is-under-siege-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/

 

9 Amazon Prime Day Predictions

There's still plenty of uncertainty, and Amazon will undoubtedly deliver some surprises here and there, but we have a few predictions.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361893/9-amazon-prime-day-predictions?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Fix Surface Type Cover or Keyboard Typing problems

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/surface-type-cover-or-keyboard-typing-problems

 

Will the Alarm Work if Your Android Phone is Off or On Do Not Disturb?

https://www.howtogeek.com/356163/will-the-alarm-work-if-your-android-phone-is-off-or-on-silent/

 

Recover deleted photos, videos and documents

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

 

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://tinyurl.com/y98j9fda

 

SmokeBot Robot Could Be Used to Fight Fires When Firefighters Can’t

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smokebot-robot-fight-fires-firefighters/

 

Are two Windows 10 updates a year doing more to hurt users than help them?

Microsoft's latest feature update for Windows 10 doesn't paint a very good picture for Windows as a Service,

so is it time to dial things back a bit?

https://www.windowscentral.com/are-two-windows-10-updates-year-doing-more-hurt-users-help-them

 

DUO is a portable second screen that slides out from your Mac or Windows notebook’s lid

One two watch.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/duo-is-a-portable-second-screen-that-slides-out-from-your-mac-or-windows-notebooks-lid-495978

 

PicPick 5.0 launches with new interface

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/25/picpick-5-0-launches-with-new-interface/

 

How to Search the Web Like a Pro Using Alfred for Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/alfred-mac-search-tips/

 

Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ will have 5 cameras, and a new leak explains them all

https://bgr.com/2018/07/09/galaxy-s10-release-date-soon-galaxy-s10-plus-5-cameras/

 

The Best Bluetooth Mouse For Every User

https://www.reviewgeek.com/3762/the-best-bluetooth-mouse-for-every-user/

 

Adobe’s New Dual-Stream Neural Network Can Detect Photo Fraud

https://tinyurl.com/y7dezsu5

 

Apple Betting Big on Production of Forthcoming iPhones, Says BlueFin

https://tinyurl.com/y7blphdl

 

22 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching

Here's how to make the most of your streaming experience.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/326289/22-netflix-tips-to-boost-your-binge-watching?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to use multiplayer in Xbox Live games on Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/use-multiplayer-in-xbox-live-games-on-windows-10

 

Ring vs. Nest Hello vs. SkyBell HD: Which Video Doorbell Should You Buy?

https://www.howtogeek.com/274450/ring-doorbell-vs.-skybell-hd-which-smart-video-doorbell-should-you-buy/

 

7 clear-cut signs you’ve been hacked

https://www.komando.com/columns/456930/7-clear-cut-signs-youve-been-hacked

 

Palm-sized PC makes it easier for business travelers to give presentations without Wi-Fi

The Fasetto Forum allows you to broadcast presentations on any device in a room, all through its own wifi signal.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/palm-sized-pc-makes-it-easier-for-business-travelers-to-give-presentations-without-wi-fi/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Getting Started with Awk Command

https://www.maketecheasier.com/getting-started-with-awk-command/

 

Chrome for Android downloads popular pages automatically

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/06/24/chrome-for-android-downloads-popular-pages-automatically/

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Latest edition of CyberHeistNews

Mon Jul 9, 2018 10:55 pm (PDT)

CyberheistNews Vol 8 #27 [Heads-up] Employees Sue Company for W-2 Phishing Scam. Federal Court Decides Triple Damages

http://bit.ly/2KJsluT

 

Stopping Robo Calls

Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:17 pm (PDT)

​ Find out what you can do to stop those annoying robocalls.

http://bit.ly/2KHjV70

Quantum Computing Explained

Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:43 pm (PDT

Quantum computing will be the next big thing. Regardless of your tech understanding level, you'll understand this.

It covers the topic at 5 different levels from grade school thru professional techies.

http://bit.ly/2KIVSod

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Mon 1318 7/09/2018

Why you might want to wrap your car key fob in foil (REALLY?)

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2018/07/08/wrap-car-key-fob-foil/762338002/

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

8 Tools to Enhance Your Experience with Twitter

https://www.maketecheasier.com/software-tools-enhance-twitter-experience/

 

Facebook patents tech to turn your smartphone into a spy vessel

Not this again…

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/facebook-patents-tech-to-turn-your-smartphone-into-a-spy-vessel-496465

 

Use Google's new podcast app in Android -- here's how

https://www.komando.com/tips/466599/google-podcast-app-in-android

 

BetterDesktopTool adds Exposé and Spaces like features to Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/betterdesktoptool-expose-spaces-windows

 

25 Best Android Tips to Make Your Phone More Useful

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/223282-25-best-android-tips-to-make-your-phone-more-useful?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Microsoft has a new, super-small $400 Surface tablet, and it's taking on the iPad and the MacBook Air at the same time

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-super-small-400-surface-010000823.html

 

Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Get ready for a hybrid F-Series truck.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/09/ford-future-ev-interview/

 

3D Print Your Own Brain!

https://makezine.com/2018/06/18/3d-print-brain/

 

Why Doesn’t Blocking Email Senders Work?

Most email programs can block email from a specific address. Unfortunately, blocking email from a sender is ineffective when it comes to spam.

https://askleo.com/why_doesnt_blocking_email_senders_work/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JA_ZcoiYwpdfbL

 

10 Essential Facebook Tips for Absolute Beginners

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-facebook-tips-beginners/

 

iOS Apps Are Finally Coming to Mac

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/ios-apps-on-mac

 

How to Automatically Enable Windows 10’s Dark Theme at Night

https://www.howtogeek.com/356087/how-to-automatically-enable-windows-10s-dark-theme-at-night/

 

The Fastest ISPs of 2018

Which US internet service provider (ISP) should you be seeking out? Read on to see what tests from your fellow PCMag.com readers reveal.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/361765/the-fastest-isps-of-2018?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Linux Running Too Slow? Here’s How to Find the Cause

https://www.maketecheasier.com/linux-running-too-slow-heres-how-to-find-the-cause/

 

SD cards hit 128TB capacity and gain advanced data transfer protocols

New specs add PCIe, NVMe and vastly increased max spec

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/sd-cards-hit-128tb-capacity-and-gain-advanced-data-transfer-protocols-496449

 

Does your Android phone get a regular security update?

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

 

Shotcut is a free video editor for Windows with 4K support

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/shotcut-free-video-editor-windows-4k-support

 

Nvidia May Have a GPU Inventory Problem

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/gaming/272173-nvidia-may-have-a-gpu-inventory-problem?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Here’s everything we know about the Samsung Galaxy S10

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/everything-know-samsung-galaxy-s10-134605874.html

 

Waze will provide its traffic data to US cities

Its real-time data should help fix road congestion and potholes.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/10/waze-esri-live-traffic-data-for-us-cities/

 

Adding Motorized Focus To A Smartphone Projector

https://makezine.com/2018/06/18/adding-motorized-focus-smartphone-projector/

 

What’s a Relay Server?

Relay servers pass email messages along from one email server to another. I'll review why they exist, and why they might matter.

https://askleo.com/whats-a-relay-server/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JA_ZcoiYwpdfbL

 

Is Project Fi Worth It? 7 Things to Know Before You Switch

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/after-using-project-fi-three-weeks-what-found/

 

How to Add or Remove Page Breaks in Google Docs

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/add-page-breaks-google-docs

 

How Secure Are Wi-Fi Security Cameras?

https://www.howtogeek.com/356189/how-secure-are-wi-fi-security-cameras/

 

Checking Out Ford's Factory Floor Exoskeletons

The shoulder is the weak link in most physical assembly tasks. At Ford's Detroit plant, they're using EksoVest, which provides up to

 15 pounds of assistance to each arm when lifted.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/361748/checking-out-fords-factory-floor-exoskeletons?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Become a Software Developer with the Code Avengers Pro Subscriptions Bundle

https://www.maketecheasier.com/code-avengers-pro-subscriptions-bundle-deals/

 

Explainer: 7 things you should do if you lose your phone

Don’t panic! Just follow these easy steps...

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/explainer-7-things-you-should-do-if-you-lose-your-phone-496162

 

Customize swipes in Gmail Android app

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

 

Top 5 Scrabble games for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/scrabble-games-for-windows

 

Supreme Court Rules Police Need a Warrant to Track Your Phone

https://tinyurl.com/yav6ntyf

 

The Complete Guide to Windows 10 Privacy Settings

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

 

Common Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus problems and how to fix them

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/common-samsung-galaxy-s9-s9-174542085.html

 

How to customize Sets New Tab page on Windows 10

Here are the steps to customize the New Tab page to get the most out of Sets on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/customize-sets-new-tab-page-windows-10/

 

Talking Hands Translates Sign Language to Voice

https://makezine.com/2018/06/18/talking-hands/

 

Should I Turn My Computer Off at Night?

Depending on your usage, turning your computer off at night might be appropriate. But is it actually saving energy? In the long run, it's hard to say.

https://askleo.com/should-i-turn-my-computer-off-at-night/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JA_ZcoiYwpdfbL

 

How to Fix the “driver being installed is not validated for this computer” Error on Windows 10

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/fix-driver-installed-validated-computer-error-windows-10

 

How to Change Windows 10’s Wallpaper Based on Time of Day

https://www.howtogeek.com/355912/how-to-change-windows-10s-wallpaper-based-on-time-of-day/

 

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://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362111/what-is-wpa3?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Five Common Chromebook Myths Debunked

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chromebook-myths-debunked/

 

WPA3 offers better security - but not today

Long-mooted Wi-Fi standard is finally certified, including enhanced authentication and encryption measures,

but experts fear adoption rates could be slow.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/wpa3-offers-better-security---but-not-today-496147

 

3-D printing in suspended gravity

https://videos.komando.com/watch/34822814/3-d-printing-in-suspended-gravity

 

Privacy Badger helps you avoid being Tracked on the Internet

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/privacy-badger-helps-avoid-tracked-internet

 

As Chip Design Costs Skyrocket, 3nm Process Node Is in Jeopardy

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/272096-3nm-process-node?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Has Apple abandoned professional Mac users?

In this important video roundtable, ZDNet's David Gewirtz, Jason Perlow, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, and Mac developer

Oliver Breidenbach discuss whether there's a future for pro Mac users. The conclusion: It's a definite maybe.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/has-apple-abandoned-professional-mac-users/

 

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://tinyurl.com/ya7rzyd7

 

[Tip] How to Send Text Messages (SMS) From Your Computer

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-send-text-messages-sms-from-your-computer/

 

The 7 Best Budget Office Chairs For Every Need

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4317/the-7-best-budget-office-chairs-for-every-need/

 

How to Change Gmail Themes, Background, Fonts, and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/give-gmail-a-new-appearance-with-themes-a-firefox-extension/

 

Dell Reportedly Working on Dual-screen ARM Device

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/dell-reportedly-working-dual-screen-arm-device

 

Six Android Features You Won’t Find on iPhone, Even After iOS 12

https://www.howtogeek.com/355673/six-android-features-you-wont-find-on-iphone-even-after-ios-12/

 

Brave Browser Integrates Tor Into New Private Tab Feature

The latest desktop release of Brave includes a beta feature called 'Private Tabs with Tor,' which lets you open

 regular tabs alongside Tor-powered tabs all in one window. You can download the software now.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362191/brave-browser-integrates-tor-into-new-private-tab-feature?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Change the Arrow Shortcut Icon on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-arrow-shortcut-icon-windows10/

 

Folding iPhone: Apple's next big thing?

Apple's next big thing could very well be a new take on the iPhone.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/folding-iphone-apples-next-big-thing/

 

Sinemia Launches the Family Theater Subscription That MoviePass and AMC Forgot

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4840/sinemia-launches-family-theater-subscription-targeting-holes-in-moviepass-and-amc/

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Beware Malicious Software Updates for Legitimate Apps

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

 

How to Repair Your Mac’s Disk Using Safe Mode, fsck, and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/repair-mac-disk-safe-mode-fsck/

 

Security Testing Lab Evaluates VPN Utilities

A VPN protects your data as it travels the internet, and hides your location from snoops. A well-known

independent testing lab put a dozen of the best VPNs to the test, to see if they really work as intended.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362148/security-testing-lab-evaluates-vpn-utilities?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

US court rules that using online photos can be considered 'fair use'

Groups are concerned the case sets a dangerous precedent.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/03/us-court-rules-online-photos-fair-use/

 

Carole Cadwalladr takes us behind the scenes of the Cambridge Analytica investigation

HOW MILLIONS OF FACEBOOK USERS' PERSONAL DATA WERE USED TO INFLUENCE THE US ELECTION AND BREXIT.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/carole-cadwalladr-takes-us-behind-the-scenes-of-the-cambridge-analytica-investigation/

 

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

 

How to permanently mount a Windows share on Linux

If you get tired of having to remount Windows shares when you reboot your Linux box, read about an easy way to make those shares permanently mount.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-permanently-mount-a-windows-share-on-linux/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Huawei Launches Trio of MediaPad M5 Tablets in US

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/huawei-mediapad-m5-price-availability-specs

 

Crooks Using New Schemes to Steal Your Identity

ID thieves are splicing together data from multiple victims, who are often in the dark.

https://www.kiplinger.com/article/credit/T048-C000-S002-crooks-using-new-schemes-to-steal-your-identity.html

 

The Best iPad Bluetooth Keyboard Cases For Typing On The Move

https://www.reviewgeek.com/4515/the-best-ipad-bluetooth-keyboard-cases-for-typing-on-the-move/

 

Amazon Expands Prime Day and Preps a Bigger Go Store -- What It All Means

The e-commerce giant's ambitions seem to have no limits.

https://tinyurl.com/yapcmok2

 

There’s a problem with this drive, Scan the drive now and fix it

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/theres-a-problem-with-this-drive

 

GPU Turbo: 14 Huawei phones are about to get a big speed boost

More power to you.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/gpu-turbo-14-huawei-phones-are-about-to-get-a-big-speed-boost-496643

 

5 of the Best Raw Camera Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-raw-camera-apps-android/

 

Right-click on extension icons to manage them in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/06/right-click-on-extension-icons-to-manage-them-in-firefox/

 

4 Ways to Run Linux Apps and Games on Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-apps-games-windows/

 

5 Apps to Help Secure Your iPhone or iPad Data

Afraid someone might be able to access your phone and get at your files and pictures? Add an extra layer of security with help from the right apps.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362119/5-apps-to-help-secure-your-iphone-or-ipad-data?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Spotify tests stripped-down lite version of its app

But lots of features are missing, and it makes Premium almost pointless.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/03/spotify-lite-test/

 

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/

 

How Microsoft and Steelcase are building the workplace millennials will love

By 2020 40% of the workforce will be Millennials and Microsoft's working hard to build the workplace these 20- to 30-somethings will love.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-microsofoft-helping-build-workplace-millennials-will-love

 

How to create multilevel numbered headings in Word 2016

Multilevel number headings don't have to complicate your work. This technique takes a few clicks and you're done.

https://tinyurl.com/yag3uzpd

 

 

Help Me, Laptop: How Do I Find the Best Battery Replacement?

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/laptop-battery-replacement

 

Sprint’s ties to Chinese telecom firm Huawei could derail T-Mobile merger 

https://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/news/2018/07/06/sprint-china-huawei-t-mobile-merger-softbank.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

AT&T Nearly Triples a Fee On Your Bill to Extract Hundreds of Millions From Customers

https://www.reviewgeek.com/5056/att-nearly-triples-a-fee-on-your-bill-to-extract-hundreds-of-millions-from-customers/

 

Is your Android phone watching you? Study of more than 17,000 popular apps reveals 'disturbing practice'

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/07/05/is-your-android-phone-watching-study-more-than-17000-popular-apps-reveals-disturbing-practice.html

 

How to keep Scrollbars always visible in Windows 10 now

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-keep-scrollbars-always-visible

 

Facebook's 750-page response to the US Congress repeats itself 437 times

Social network uses copy and paste to answer lawmakers' questions.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/facebooks-750-page-response-to-the-us-congress-repeats-itself-437-times-496632

 

Social network uses copy and paste to answer lawmakers' questions.

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-augmented-reality-apps-for-android-ios/

 

Firefox 61.0.1 release information

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/06/firefox-61-0-1-release-information/

 

The Best Windows Software

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

 

Marketing Firm Accidentally Exposes 340 Million Records Online

The reported data leak at Exactis potentially exposes every adult in the US to the risk of identity theft.

The records contain detailed personal information including phone number, address, and date of birth to whether you own a dog or if you read books.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362143/marketing-firm-accidentally-exposes-340-million-records-onli?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Scientists reprogram T Cells to target autoimmune diseases

https://www.aaapcparts.com.au/scientists-reprogram-t-cells-to-target-autoimmune-diseases/

 

Facebook, Google Manipulate Users to Share Personal Data Despite GDPR

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/facebook-google-manipulate-users-to-share-personal-data-despite-gdpr/

 

Microsoft is giving its Office 365 apps a makeover

A simplified ribbon, new search experience, and more are coming to Microsoft's Office apps.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-giving-its-office-365-apps-makeover

 

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://tinyurl.com/y7mm5xwr

 

Asus Unveils Project Precog, a Dual-Screen Laptop With Built-in A.I.

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/asus-precog-dual-screen-ai-laptop

 

Crank up your Chromebook's cloud-connecting power

With a few simple tweaks, your Chromebook can become an even more connected part of your cloud-centric setup.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3285643/chrome-os/chromebook-cloud-connecting-power.html

 

How to Put an eBook file in iBooks, Google Books, Kindle & Other eReaders

http://richontech.tv/2018/06/quick-tips/how-to-put-an-ebook-file-in-ibooks-google-books-kindle-other-ereaders/

 

Whoa! Meet the future phones that fold up, have 9 cameras and charge over thin air.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-biz-future-phones-20180702-story.html

 

How to enable and use Confidential Mode in Gmail

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-use-confidential-mode-gmail

 

Exactis breach exposes 340m records, may compel GDPR-like regulation in US

An exposed database at US data broker Exactis exposed nearly 340 million records amounting to around two terabytes of information.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/exactis-breach-exposes-340m-records-may-compel-gdpr-like-regulation-in-us-496472

 

How to Fully Secure Your Mac with These 9 Steps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/secure-your-mac/

 

Thunderbird 60: extension and theme changes

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/06/thunderbird-60-extension-and-theme-changes/

 

The Best Linux Software

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-software/

 

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown callers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362120/how-to-block-robocalls-and-spam-calls?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

MIT researchers automate drug design with machine learning

Their model can generate molecules that could be used for therapeutics.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/06/mit-automate-drug-design-machine-learning/

 

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

 

Xbox at E3 2018 showed a fire and passion I'd love to see from Microsoft in general

Microsoft's E3 2018 from the Xbox division was a huge hit, dominating social media metrics, showcasing the best that the industry

has to offer. Why can't the rest of Microsoft do that?

https://www.windowscentral.com/xbox-e3-2018-showed-fire-and-passion-id-love-see-microsoft-general

 

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://tinyurl.com/y7e72zq9

Asus VivoBook S15 Brings Color to Midrange Notebooks

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/vivobook-s15-specs-details

 

Amazon drugs cheaper than drugstores

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-07-06/amazon-drugs-cheaper-than-drugstores-video?cmpId=yhoo.headline&yptr=yahoo

 

Ubuntu Budgie Whistles Up a Better Remix

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Ubuntu-Budgie-Whistles-Up-a-Better-Remix-85318.html

 

Your next summer DIY project is an AI-powered doodle camera

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/06/your-next-summer-diy-project-is-an-ai-powered-doodle-camera/

 

How to always paste Plain Text Only without the formatting in Microsoft Word

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/paste-plain-text-without-formatting-word

 

Twitter adds U2F support to prevent phishing, spam & fake accounts

To better secure user accounts, Twitter announced it will soon be offering support for Universal Two-Factor (U2F)

as part of its effort to fight spam and malicious automation.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/twitter-adds-u2f-support-to-prevent-phishing-spam-fake-accounts-496471

 

How to Use a Smartphone as a Portable Writing Station

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-smartphone-as-portable-writing-station/

 

Mozilla Thunderbird 52.9.0 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/05/mozilla-thunderbird-52-9-0-released/

 

The Best Windows 10 Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-windows-10-apps/

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