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Sat 8/04/2018 1344
Fri 8/03/2018 1343
Thur 8/02/2018 1342
Wed 8/01/2018 1341
Tue 7/31/2018 1340
Mon 7/30/2018 1339
Sun 7/29/2018 1338

Sat 1344 8/04/2018

iPhone X Plus Confirmed by Apple Thanks to Recent iOS 12 Beta

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/03/iphone-x-plus-confirmed-by-apple-thanks-to-recent-ios-12-beta/

 

8 Useful Tips to Reduce Mobile Data Usage and Save Money

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/save-money-mobile-internet-data-bill-apps-tricks/

 

Gmail Confidential Mode misleading users with security claims, EFF says

Even though users can set an expiration date for emails, the EFF said that Google can still access the message data.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/gmail-confidential-mode-misleading-users-with-security-claims-eff-says/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Relief from cable-box rental fees is coming (but not from Comcast)

Small cable companies have started sacrificing set-top boxes to save their TV businesses.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3294212/streaming-services/relief-from-cable-box-rental-fees.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-08-02

 

Google Chrome users met with ‘Not secure’ warnings when visiting HTTP sites

CHROME 68 DISPLAYS WARNING ON ANY WEBPAGE NOT RUNNING HTTPS WITH A VALID TLS CERTIFICATE.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/google-chrome-website-not-secure/

 

Meet the indestructible iPhone charging cable you’ve been waiting for

https://bgr.com/2018/08/02/best-iphone-charging-cable-amazon-indestructable/

 

5 reasons to buy Surface Go and 2 reasons to pass

It's certainly a fine device, but the Surface Go isn't for everyone.

https://www.windowscentral.com/reasons-buy-surface-go-and-reasons-pass

 

How to Clean Dust Out of Your MacBook

https://www.howtogeek.com/358960/how-to-clean-dust-out-of-your-macbook/

 

Chrome Security Warnings Revamped: What You Need to Know

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10378/chrome-security-warnings-revamped-what-you-need-know

 

Windows 10 Leaves Windows 7 Behind

StatCounter shows Windows 10 is the leading Windows version

While NetMarketShare data shows that Windows 10 has a hard time overtaking Windows 7, a new batch of statistics published by StatCounter claims otherwise, putting Microsoft’s latest operating system on the leading spot in terms of Windows market share.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-leaves-windows-7-behind-522200.shtml

 

Track Fraudulent Use of Your Social Security Number With Capital One's Credit Wise Tool

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/track-fraudulent-use-of-your-social-security-number-wit-1827508180

 

Secure Your Gmail Account with Google’s Security Checkup Tool

https://www.maketecheasier.com/secure-gmail-google-security-checkup-tool/

 

Report: Apple Won't Use Intel's 5G Chips

Intel viewed Apple as the main customer for its forthcoming 'Sunny Peak' modem chip. Apple is no longer on board, so chip development has been halted.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362278/report-apple-wont-use-intels-5g-chips?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Looking Ahead, Good News/Bad News for Intel

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/164395/looking-ahead-good-news-bad-news-intel?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--xkBwmUNc_rzfqkgvWg4HcbFgppaMYVprfIAlb4yx-GbZA1GOLzM0s-fECGDsfb1AMxTnqs2_2oKT4P8BzX7pjGqzc1A&_hsmi=64795071

 

8 Stock Android Apps You Should Replace With These Alternatives

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stock-android-app-alternatives/

 

More than 40% of reported security breaches are caused by employee negligence

Research shows that employees are often the root cause of business security breaches. More training will help, but better security will require cultural change.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/over-40-of-reported-security-breaches-are-caused-by-employee-negligence/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

D-Link HD Wi-Fi Camera (model DCS-8010LH) review: An entry-level camera with a steep learning curve

https://www.techhive.com/article/3285628/security-cameras/d-link-dcs-8010lh-review.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-08-02

 

Hackers automate the laundering of money via Clash of Clans

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/hackers-automate-the-laundering-of-money-via-clash-of-clans/#new_tab

 

How is it even possible that AirPods are still in stock on Amazon at a discount?

https://bgr.com/2018/08/03/apple-airpods-price-discount-still-available-amazon-prime/

 

Why the BlackBerry KEY2 is my favorite phone since the Lumia 1520

Since the untimely death of Windows on phones, I haven't really found a phone that "can do it all" while retaining the aspects of Windows Phone I found hard to give up. The KEY2 comes the closest.

https://www.windowscentral.com/blackberry-key2-love-this-phone-omg

 

How to Delete All the Photos On Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/358321/how-to-delete-all-the-photos-on-your-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Google Bans Apps That Hijack Device Resources

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10379/google-bans-apps-hijack-device-resources

 

Portable Maxthon

A web browser packed with tons of features to enhance your browsing experience, including an ad blocker and a fully customizable interface

http://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Browsers/Windows-Portable-Applications-Portable-Maxthon-Browser.shtml

 

How to Use YouTube's Incognito Mode

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-use-youtubes-incognito-mode-1827488307

 

What Does “Plugged In, Not Charging” Mean with Laptop Batteries?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-does-plugged-in-not-charging-mean/

 

How to Transfer Photos From Your PC to Your Mobile Phone

Are there pictures on your computer that you want to access on the go? You can push your favorite photos from your computer to your phone. Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362160/how-to-transfer-photos-from-your-pc-to-your-mobile-phone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Scheduled Custom Routines Come to Google Home

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/164409/scheduled-custom-routines-come-google-home?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--xkBwmUNc_rzfqkgvWg4HcbFgppaMYVprfIAlb4yx-GbZA1GOLzM0s-fECGDsfb1AMxTnqs2_2oKT4P8BzX7pjGqzc1A&_hsmi=64795071

 

Reddit Launches Live Chat Rooms Like It’s 1999

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reddit-launches-chat-rooms/

 

Here's what US adults actually know about cybersecurity

While cybersecurity attacks are becoming regular occurrences, many Americans have little knowledge of the industry.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/heres-what-us-adults-actually-know-about-cybersecurity/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Best Bluetooth speakers: Reviews and buying advice

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_2018-08-02

 

Robotics supplier’s sloppy security leaks ten years’ worth of data from major car manufacturers

DATA BREACH AFFECTS TESLA, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN, AND OTHERS.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/robotics-suppliers-sloppy-security-leaks-ten-years-worth-of-data-from-major-car-manufacturers/

 

This Best Buy sale is the cheapest we’ve ever seen the Apple Watch Series 3

https://bgr.com/2018/08/02/apple-watch-series-3-discount-sale-best-buy/

 

The $100 HP Pavilion 21.5″ monitor is the best selling on Amazon

Amazon sells an HP Pavilion 21.5-Inch IPS LED for only $99.99, and it's best monitor you can get for the money.

https://pureinfotech.com/hp-pavilion-22cwa-monitor-best-selling-amazon/

 

How to Make Your Phone’s Fingerprint Reader More Accurate

https://www.howtogeek.com/358969/how-to-make-your-phones-fingerprint-reader-more-accurate/

 

Top web browsers 2018: IE, Edge and Firefox return to the road of ruin

It's increasingly becoming a Google Chrome online world, even for Mac users.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199425/web-browsers/top-web-browsers-2018-ie-edge-and-firefox-return-to-the-road-of-ruin.html?page=3

 

How to Add or Remove 'Copy To folder' and 'Move To folder' Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/29141-add-copy-folder-move-folder-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

USB Restricted Mode in iOS 11.4.1 Isn't as Secure as It Seems

https://lifehacker.com/usb-restricted-mode-in-ios-11-4-1-isnt-as-secure-as-it-1827483260

 

How to Flush the DNS Cache on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/flush-dns-cache-linux/

 

The Artificial Nose Knows: Device Warns of Spoiled Food

https://www.geek.com/tech/the-artificial-nose-knows-device-warns-of-spoiled-food-1744965/

 

First Ring Daily Live: Intel’s Chips, Microsoft’s Salsa

https://www.thurrott.com/podcasts/164398/first-ring-daily-live-intels-chips-microsofts-salsa?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9feebV8Dwnrvsj9fJG8FfNpeuvOlmExaoXq4MkqU8vz2WudSaBT9klOW6HUCmoSZJl84ZpKCm34ERzG5lL5vkRs1d8Qg&_hsmi=64827188

 

How to Integrate Windows 10 Timeline in Chrome and Firefox

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-timeline-chrome-firefox/

 

Why the Logitech MX Master 2S mouse is a perfect complement to Macs

Third-party Mac peripherals must deliver reliable function and compelling features in order to compete with devices from Apple and others. Erik Eckel says Logitech's MX Master 2S mouse excels at both.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-the-logitech-mx-master-2s-mouse-is-a-perfect-complement-to-macs/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Best smart speakers: Which delivers the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3252155/speakers/best-smart-speakers.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-08-02

 

Why No HTTPS?

HTTPS is now free, easy and increasingly ubiquitous. It's also now required if you don't want Google Chrome flagging the site as "Not secure". Yet still, many of the world's largest websites continue to serve content over unencrypted connections, putting users at risk even when no sensitive data is involved.

https://whynohttps.com/

 

Pixel 3 XL benchmark leak shows us yet another Android phone that can’t touch the iPhone X

https://bgr.com/2018/08/03/pixel-3-xl-release-date-benchmark-leaks-specs/

 

How to disable web search on Windows 10 version 1803

If web results on Windows 10 search isn't for you, use this guide to disable the feature on version 1803.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-web-search-windows-10-version-1803/

 

What Is an RTF File (And How Do I Open One)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/358854/what-is-an-rtf-file-and-how-do-i-open-one/

 

Get great graphics cards for cheap in Newegg's GPU sales blitz

Get a GTX 1080 or 1070 for under $450, an RX 580 for less than $250, or an RX 560 for $100 at Newegg right now.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3294678/computers/get-great-graphics-cards-for-cheap-in-neweggs-gpu-sales-blitz.html

 

How to Backup and Restore AutoPlay Settings in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/111934-backup-restore-autoplay-settings-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft Surface Go Is a Cheap, Tiny Tablet That Might Just Beat the iPad

https://gizmodo.com/microsoft-surface-go-is-a-cheap-tiny-tablet-that-might-1827464500

 

9 Windows 10 Registry Hacks to Optimize Your Windows 10 Experience

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

 

How to Share Kindle Ebooks With Family Members

Read a great book on your Kindle? You can share your ebooks with other folks in your home so they don’t have to buy their own copies. Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362214/how-to-share-kindle-ebooks-with-family-members?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Here’s Our Potential First Look at This Year’s iPhones

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/164580/heres-potential-first-look-years-iphones?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9feebV8Dwnrvsj9fJG8FfNpeuvOlmExaoXq4MkqU8vz2WudSaBT9klOW6HUCmoSZJl84ZpKCm34ERzG5lL5vkRs1d8Qg&_hsmi=64827188

 

8 Smart Folders You Need on Your Mac (And How to Set Them Up)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8-smart-folders-need-mac-set/

 

'I felt disgusted': inside Indonesia's fake Twitter account factories

‘Buzzer teams’ are a growing part of politics, helping to churn up religious and racial divides

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/23/indonesias-fake-twitter-account-factories-jakarta-politic

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Fri 1343 8/03/2018

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/

 

5 reasons I still use a big, heavy desktop that sits in one room while everyone else is going mobile

https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/laptops-vs-desktops-2018-8-1027430298

 

How to Enable SPI/I2C on Raspberry Pi (And What to Use Them For)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/enable-spi-i2c-raspberry-pi/

 

A single ransomware creator made almost $6 million

A new report suggests just one individual is responsible for the SamSam attacks.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/01/a-single-ransomware-creator-made-almost-6-million/?yptr=yahoo

 

Electric vs. gas-powered cars - Which is really cheaper to own?

https://www.komando.com/tips/468252/which-is-cheaper-electric-or-conventional-cars

 

BLOCK ADS AT HOME USING PI-HOLE AND A RASPBERRY PI

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/pi-hole-raspberry-pi/

 

Leaked Benchmarks Suggest Intel Will Drop Hyper-Threading from Core i7

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/274246-leaked-benchmarks-suggest-intel-will-drop-hyper-threading-from-core-i7?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Use a password to secure access to an Excel workbook

At the file level, you can password protect an Excel workbook in two ways. You can determine who can get in and who can save changes.

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/use-a-password-to-secure-access-to-an-excel-workbook/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

You can get a 4K Fire TV today for the same price as a Fire TV Stick

https://bgr.com/2018/08/03/fire-tv-vs-fire-tv-stick-sale/

 

[Windows 10 Secret Tip] Open Programs as Administrator Using RUN Dialog Box

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-secret-tip-open-programs-as-administrator-using-run-dialog-box/

 

How to Learn and Type in Morse Code on Your iPhone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-learn-and-type-in-morse-code-on-your-iphone-1827556446

 

How to Block App Installation from Removable Drives on Windows 10

Two easy steps that would help keep your PC secure

Removable drives have often been used as the main spreading method for various forms of malware, and the autorun feature that Microsoft has integrated into Windows served as the door to your data.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-block-app-installation-from-removable-drives-on-windows-10-522208.shtml

 

Your Bluetooth Connection on Your Devices May Make It Easier to Be Hacked

https://www.maketecheasier.com/bluetooth-connection-hacked/

 

How to Clear Your Furthest Read Page on Kindle

https://www.howtogeek.com/359117/how-to-clear-your-furthest-read-page-on-kindle/

 

Here’s What Apple's Next iPhone Will Probably Include in the Box

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-next-iphone-probably-171900194.html

 

Jabra Elite Active 65t

https://www.pcmag.com/review/362185/jabra-elite-active-65t

 

7 Automated Android Settings You Should Be Using to Save Time

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/automated-android-settings/

 

Three men arrested for stealing over 15 million payment cards

They’re allegedly part of the notorious Carbanak cybercrime group.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/01/three-men-arrested-stealing-15-million-payment-cards/?yptr=yahoo

 

5 summer scams to avoid

https://www.komando.com/tips/472197/5-summer-scams-to-avoid

 

Raspberry Pi Resources

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/

 

Huawei Looks to Beat Samsung to Market With a Foldable Phone

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/274376-huawei-looks-to-beat-samsung-to-market-with-a-foldable-phone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How new Trump executive order could fight automation impact, bridge tech skills gap

The order aims to expand apprenticeships and training, as well as award companies that invest in workforce education.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-new-trump-executive-order-could-fight-automation-impact-bridge-tech-skills-gap/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

New report explains how AT&T and Verizon profit from DSL internet customers twice

https://bgr.com/2018/08/02/slow-internet-adsl-vs-cable-price-speed/

 

[Google Chrome Tip] Disable “Not Secure” Warning for HTTP Websites in Address Bar

https://www.askvg.com/google-chrome-tip-disable-not-secure-warning-for-http-websites-in-address-bar/

 

Why You Should Periodically Replace Your Surge Protectors

https://lifehacker.com/why-you-should-periodically-replace-your-surge-protecto-1693447062

 

Avast Free Antivirus

Powerful anti-malware solution delivered in a user-friendly and free package, featuring multiple scanning modes and extra tools to ensure all-round PC safety

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Avast-Home-Edition.shtml

 

Best Laptops for Every Budget in 2018

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-laptops-for-every-budget/

 

What To Do If You Lose Your Two-Factor Phone

https://www.howtogeek.com/358803/what-to-do-if-you-lose-your-two-factor-phone/

 

Apple patents a trio of ideas to fix its MacBook keyboard

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-patents-trio-ideas-fix-220034715.html

 

Report: Apple Prepping Blue, Orange iPhones

9to5Mac says a new, 6.5-inch premium OLED iPhone will come in black, white, and a new gold tone while a more affordable 6.1-inch LCD model will be available in a bevy of shades: gray, white, blue, red, and orange.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362286/report-apple-prepping-blue-orange-iphones?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Download More Voices for Windows Narrator

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

 

How to recover deleted files

With the right software, you can retrieve files you thought were lost forever.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/31/how-to-recover-deleted-files/?yptr=yahoo

 

One clear sign your Android has a virus

https://www.komando.com/tips/311236/one-clear-sign-your-android-has-a-virus

 

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/raspberry-pi-getting-started

 

Intel Won’t Have 10nm CPUs Ready Until the End of 2019

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/274373-intel-wont-have-10nm-cpus-ready-until-the-end-of-2019?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Prime Minister's data stolen in Singapore hack, showing risk of connect health systems

A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database compromised 1.5 million people's personal information, including the Prime Minister.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/prime-ministers-data-stolen-in-singapore-hack-showing-risk-of-connect-health-systems/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

If you have an Apple Watch, this will be the best $37 you’ve ever spent

https://bgr.com/2018/08/03/apple-watch-portable-charger-fits-on-keychain/

 

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/

 

Sync Your To-Do List Across Firefox Browsers and Android Devices with Mozilla's 'Notes'

https://lifehacker.com/sync-your-to-do-list-across-firefox-browsers-and-androi-1827513237

 

How to Reset Password of Local Account or Microsoft Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14699-reset-password-user-account-windows-10-a.html

 

How Far Is Too Far with Facial Recognition?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/too-far-facial-recognition/

 

Switching to a Chromebook? Here’s What You Need to Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/358552/switching-to-a-chromebook-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

 

When ‘Fortnite’ finally arrives on Android, it’s skipping Google’s storefront — and the CEO of Epic Games told me why

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fortnite-finally-arrives-android-skipping-140000833.html

 

Apple, Google Top Automakers on Infotainment Safety

AAA finds CarPlay and Android Auto less distracting than OEM infotainment systems, but all are better than reaching for a smartphone while driving.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/362252/apple-google-top-automakers-on-infotainment-safety?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

What Is GrayKey? A Tool That Breaks iPhone Encryption and Passwords

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/graykey-iphone-encryption-passwords/

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 hands-on: The Android tablet for multitaskers

The DeX mode makes more sense in a tablet than it did on smartphones.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/01/samsung-galaxy-tab-s4-hands-on/?yptr=yahoo

 

Everyday essential shortcuts for your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/389474/everyday-essentials-for-your-android

 

The NODE Raspberry Pi Mini Server Is Perfect for the Decentralized Internet

https://blog.hackster.io/the-node-raspberry-pi-mini-server-is-perfect-for-the-decentralized-internet-b2c506096f25

 

Think You’ve Got Your Credit Freezes Covered? Think Again.

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/another-credit-freeze-target-nctue-com/

 

Open source project allows data transfer among Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook

The Data Transfer Project is a joint initiative that will save users from having to download and re-upload their data from one service to another.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-source-project-allows-data-transfer-among-google-microsoft-twitter-facebook/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The greedy ways Apple got to $1 trillion

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/04/the-greedy-ways-apple-got-to-1-trillion/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to create and manage virtual desktops on Windows 10

You can quickly organize and separate tasks by grouping them into virtual desktops on Windows 10 — Here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-manage-virtual-desktops-windows-10/

 

How to Get Siri and Alexa to Understand What You're Saying

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-siri-and-alexa-to-understand-what-youre-sayi-1827390413

 

How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5645-rebuild-icon-cache-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Restore Edge Favorites After Resetting Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/restore-edge-favorites-windows10/

 

Don’t Fall For the New CryptoBlackmail Scam: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

https://www.howtogeek.com/359129/don%E2%80%99t-fall-for-the-new-cryptoblackmail-scam-here%E2%80%99s-how-to-protect-yourself/

 

The best graphics cards

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-graphics-card-buy-155735431.html

 

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

 

5 Surprising Ways Google Improves Your Online Security

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/surprising-google-improves-online-security/

 

Using ML to predict insulin use for Type 1 Diabetes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlPP4MJhQkI

 

I no longer have to worry about my Wi-Fi speeds now that I have this blazing-fast $130 router

https://www.businessinsider.com/fast-wireless-router-for-home-linksys-max-stream-ea7500-review-2018-4?amp%253Butm_medium=referral

 

Computer Virus Cripples IPhone Chipmaker TSMC Plants

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-04/tsmc-takes-emergency-steps-as-operations-hit-by-computer-virus?cmpId=yhoo.headline&yptr=yahoo

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What to Do if Your Email Is Hacked

https://buztym.com/what-to-do-if-your-email-is-hacked/

 

How To Clear Cache On iPad

http://www.knowyourmobile.com/tablets/25182/how-clear-cache-ipad

 

Keep Track of the Sites You Visit Each Day With This Browser Extension for Windows 10

https://lifehacker.com/keep-track-of-the-sites-you-visit-each-day-with-this-br-1827676758

 

AI’s human voices sound a little too real for many

https://www.komando.com/tips/468166/ai-human-voices-sound-a-little-too-real-for-many

 

New and improved: Researchers discover Parasite HTTP RAT and upgraded Kronos banking trojan

Researchers from Proofpoint have announced the discovery of a brand new remote access trojan, and an upgraded version of an old banking trojan -- both of which have been used in recent phishing campaigns.

https://www.scmagazine.com/new-and-improved-researchers-discover-parasite-http-rat-and-upgraded-kronos-banking-trojan/article/783239/

 

Why Do Things Disappear from the Clipboard When I Close a Program?

Sometimes the clipboard behaves mysteriously. Let's look at why.

https://askleo.com/why-do-things-disappear-from-the-clipboard-when-i-close-a-program/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnWMmw7_.pdfbL

 

Apple is ending its App Store Affiliate Program in October

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/01/apple-is-ending-its-app-store-affiliate-program-in-october/?yptr=yahoo

 

Idaho Inmates Exploit Tablet Software Flaw to Steal $225K

Over 360 inmates exploited a vulnerability in JPay, which prisoners use to access email, news, and entertainment, to manipulate the credit amounts in their JPay accounts.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362767/idaho-inmates-exploit-tablet-software-flaw-to-steal-225k?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Tracking Firm LocationSmart Leaked Location Data for Customers of All Major U.S. Mobile Carriers Without Consent in Real Time Via Its Web Site

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/tracking-firm-locationsmart-leaked-location-data-for-customers-of-all-major-u-s-mobile-carriers-in-real-time-via-its-web-site/

 

How to Use Alexa Without an Amazon Echo

https://www.howtogeek.com/358741/how-to-use-alexa-without-an-amazon-echo/

 

SuperSpeedBlazer claims to boot Windows on a Mac in 10 seconds flat

https://venturebeat.com/2018/08/01/superspeedblazer-claims-to-boot-windows-on-a-mac-in-10-seconds-flat/

 

Made by Mozilla: 5 Cool Apps and Tools From the Developers of Firefox

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mozilla-cool-apps-tools-firefox/

 

Netgear is planning an Arlo doorbell

The Arlo Audio Doorbell will be available in the fall, but you'll need an Arlo camera for video.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3291791/security-cameras/netgear-is-planning-an-arlo-doorbell.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-26

 

How to Send Canned Responses as Auto-Replies in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/auto-reply-email-messages-using-gmail-canned-responses/

 

7 Ways to Better Secure Electronic Health Records

Healthcare data is prime targets for hackers. What can healthcare organizations do to better protect all of that sensitive information?

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/7-ways-to-better-secure-electronic-health-records/d/d-id/1332365

 

Nvidia’s Next-Generation GPU Launch Dates Reportedly Leak

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/274016-nvidias-next-generation-gpu-launch-dates-reportedly-leak?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Back Up Your Gmail and View .MBOX Files

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-back-up-your-gmail-and-view-mbox-files-1827660389

 

Don't fall for these tech support scams

https://www.komando.com/tips/471697/dont-fall-for-these-tech-support-scams

 

Trump says Russia will muck with 2018 election to aid Democrats

President Trump contended Tuesday that Russia would likely interfere with the 2018 midterm election, this time working to help Democrats.

https://www.scmagazine.com/trump-says-russia-will-muck-with-2018-election-to-aid-democrats/article/783105/

 

The First Eight Things to Do with Your New Computer

Taking a few steps immediately after you unbox your new computer can save you a lot of time, effort, and data loss later.

https://askleo.com/the_first_eight_things_to_do_with_your_new_computer/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnWMmw7_.pdfbL

 

Back-to-college tech for minimalists and the over-prepared

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/01/back-to-college-tech-for-minimalists-and-the-over-prepared/?yptr=yahoo

 

Amazon's Facial Recognition Mistakes Lawmakers for Criminals

In a test of Amazon's Rekognition product, the ACLU ran photos of US lawmakers against a database of 25,000 mug shots, and got some matches. Amazon says it used the wrong setting.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362740/amazons-facial-recognition-mistakes-lawmakers-for-criminals?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Detecting Cloned Cards at the ATM, Register

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/detecting-cloned-cards-at-the-atm-register/

 

What to Do If You Find Someone’s Lost iPhone or Smartphone

https://www.howtogeek.com/358948/what-to-do-if-you-find-someone%E2%80%99s-lost-iphone-or-smartphone/

 

Why are PCs sales growing while Mac sales are crashing?

After years of decline, PC sales are showing tentative signs of recovery, while the last quarter was a disaster for the Mac. What gives?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-are-pcs-sales-growing-while-mac-sales-are-crashing/

 

11 Air Conditioner Blunders to Avoid on Hot Summer Days

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/air-conditioner-blunders-avoid-summer/

 

TP-Link adds an outdoor security camera to its Kasa Cam smart home lineup

The company also has a new Wi-Fi smart plug.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3292217/security-cameras/tp-link-adds-an-outdoor-security-camera-to-its-kasa-cam-smart-home-lineup.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-26

 

How to use Google’s New Continued Conversation Option

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-continued-conversation/

 

Threat Hunting: Rethinking 'Needle in a Haystack' Security Defenses

In cyber, needles (that is, threats) can disappear quickly, for a variety of reasons, and long often after hackers have completed what they came to do.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/threat-hunting-rethinking-needle-in-a-haystack-security-defenses/a/d-id/1332341

 

Apple Is in Danger of Abandoning Creative Pros

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/273951-apple-is-in-danger-of-abandoning-creative-pros?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Switch Between Light and Dark Mode in macOS Mojave With This Handy App

https://lifehacker.com/switch-between-light-and-dark-mode-in-macos-mojave-with-1827640349

 

5 Amazon default settings you must change now to increase your privacy

https://www.komando.com/tips/470577/5-amazon-default-settings-you-must-change-now-to-increase-your-privacy

 

Bluetooth vulnerability could allow man in the middle attacks

U.S. CERT issued an advisory note warning Bluetooth firmware or operating system software drivers are missing a required cryptographic step enabling man in the middle attacks to take place.

https://www.scmagazine.com/bluetooth-vulnerability-could-allow-man-in-the-middle-attacks/article/783098/

 

Is it Safe to Install a Higher Wattage Power Supply in My Computer?

Replacing a power supply is common solution to some problems. Making sure you have the right wattage power supply is important... and bigger doesn't hurt.

https://askleo.com/is-it-safe-to-install-a-higher-wattage-power-supply-in-my-computer/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnWMmw7_.pdfbL

 

Wine An application that allows users to run Windows applications in Linux operating systems

Wine stands for "Wine is not an emulator" and it is an open source command-line software that's capable of translating Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly for integrating Windows applications into your Linux/UNIX desktop. For regular Linux users, the above means that the Wine software will allow them to run applications which are designed to be installed only on Microsoft Windows operating systems.

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Emulators/Wine-148.shtml

 

WhatsApp Now Supports Group Voice, Video Calls

The new group calling feature is currently rolling out to WhatsApp's iPhone and Android apps. 'Group calls are always end-to-end encrypted, and we've designed calling to work reliably around the world in different network conditions,' WhatsApp says.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362798/whatsapp-now-supports-group-voice-video-calls?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

New CA Law: If You Can Subscribe Online, You Must Be Able to Cancel Online, Too

http://richontech.tv/2018/07/quick-tips/new-ca-law-if-you-can-subscribe-online-you-must-be-able-to-cancel-online-too/

 

How to Recover Your Forgotten Yahoo! Password

https://www.howtogeek.com/358836/how-to-recover-your-forgotten-yahoo-password/

 

Leaked Android app shows message scheduling is coming to Google’s Gmail

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/message-scheduling-coming-to-google-gmail/

 

How to Get Portrait Mode on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/portrait-mode-android/

 

Collecting System Specifications in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/98384-collecting-system-specifications-windows.html

 

9 of the Best Windows 10 Themes You Should Check Out

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-windows-10-themes/

 

How to make OneDrive files online-only automatically to free up space on Windows 10

Storage sense can now make content you don't use on OneDrive available only online to free up space — Here's how to configure the future.

https://pureinfotech.com/onedrive-files-online-only-automatically-free-up-space-windows-10/

 

Google Eliminated Phishing by Giving All 85,000 Employees USB Security Keys

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/274067-google-eliminated-phishing-by-giving-all-85000-employees-usb-security-keys?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Install and Update All Your Windows Apps at Once With the Chocolatey GUI 

https://lifehacker.com/install-and-update-all-your-windows-apps-at-once-with-t-1827588626

 

Do it now! Protect your router from the Russian hackers

https://www.komando.com/columns/459851/do-it-now-protect-your-router-from-the-russian-hackers

 

Free-for-all: Dangerous Android banking trojan's source code reportedly leaked

A dangerous mobile banking trojan that can infect even the most modern versions of Android has reportedly had its source code leaked online -- a development that could spur on attacks from myriad actors who benefit from this windfall.

https://www.scmagazine.com/free-for-all-dangerous-android-banking-trojans-source-code-reportedly-leaked/article/783101/

 

How To: Anodize Aluminum

https://makezine.com/2018/07/19/how-to-anodize-aluminum-2/

 

How Many of You Actually Use Windows 10 Store Apps?

Or, the better question, is anybody using Store apps?

The Microsoft Store, previously known as Windows Store, debuted in 2012 together with Windows 8 and Windows RT as an alternative repository of apps that would at some point replace Win32 programs altogether.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-many-of-you-actually-use-windows-10-store-apps-522211.shtml

 

Thieves Steal $29K Worth of Devices From Another Apple Store

On Monday evening, a group of five individuals entered the South Coast Plaza Apple Store before ripping iPads and iPhones from the display tables and running away. The heist follows similar incidents this month in Fresno, Calif. and Huntington Station, N.Y.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362704/thieves-steal-29k-worth-of-devices-from-another-calif-apple?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

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/

 

How to Manually Export and Back Up Contacts on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/359081/how-to-manually-export-and-back-up-contacts-on-android/

 

I can blog, stream video, and surf the web from anywhere with this compact $205 laptop

  - Tablets and other mobile devices are extremely convenient when you want to visit your favorite website or stream video, but they don't compare to laptops when it comes to getting real work done .

  - The Acer Chromebook 11 doesn't compare to the computing power of MacBooks or the Dell XPS, but it can run several programs at once allowing you to churn out content while streaming music or video.

  - I especially like that the Chromebook seamlessly interacts with my Google account and Android phone so I can use any of my devices to easily access the documents I create.

  - Though the Acer Chromebook lacks many of the whistles and bells of today's fancier laptops, it gets the job done at a price that can't be beat 

https://www.businessinsider.com/acer-chromebook-11-specs-review-2018-4?amp%253Butm_medium=referral

 

The 5 Best Android Browsers With Powerful Gesture Support

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-gesture-browsers/

 

How to Configure Auto-restart Required Notification for Updates in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/112067-configure-auto-restart-required-notification-updates-windows-10-a.html

 

What Is Android Things? Everything You Need to Know

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-android-things/

 

How to enable Ultimate Performance power mode on Windows 10

You can use the Ultimate Performance power plan on virtually any edition of Windows 10, and in this guide, you'll learn how.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-ultimate-performance-power-mode-windows-10/

 

Shape-Shifting Hardware Lets You ‘Touch’ VR Objects in the Real World

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/274035-shape-shifting-hardware-lets-you-touch-vr-objects-in-the-real-world?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Make Spam Calls Automatically Go to Voicemail on Android

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-make-spam-calls-automatically-go-to-voicemail-on-1827600914

 

Why Steve Jobs’s ad guru is wrong when he says that Apple ads have lost their edge

Ken Segall, the genius behind the “Think Different” campaign says that Apple’s current ads are boring now. I disagree and think that they still convey the company’s iconic brand power.

https://www.fastcompany.com/90211779/why-steve-jobss-ad-guru-is-wrong-when-he-says-that-apple-ads-have-lost-their-edge

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Cryptojacking Displaces Ransomware As Most Popular Cyberthreat

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2018/07/29/cryptojacking-displaces-ransomware-as-most-popular-cyberthreat/

 

How to Link or Embed an Excel Worksheet in a PowerPoint Presentation

https://www.howtogeek.com/358832/how-to-link-or-embed-an-excel-worksheet-in-a-powerpoint-presentation/

 

Business Choice Awards 2018: CRM

Businesses need Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools for an obvious reason: keep the relationship with customers a happy one. Take a look at the top choices in the category according to PCMag readers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362122/business-choice-awards-2018-crm?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Exclusive: New email malware detection can outperform the top 60 antivirus engines

Research from Ben-Gurion University in Israel leverages 100 unique email features to provide a more robust method for detecting malware.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/exclusive-new-email-malware-detection-can-outperform-the-top-60-antivirus-engines/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Simple Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Photos

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/simple-ways-improve-quality-photos/

 

WHEN IN NATURE, GOOGLE LENS DOES WHAT THE HUMAN BRAIN CAN’T

https://www.wired.com/story/google-lens-does-what-the-human-brain-cant/

 

How to Restore Your Android Phone Settings From a Backup

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-android-settings-with-google-backup-restore/

 

Report: Thieves may have hacked Detroit gas pump to steal $1,800 of fuel

https://www.scmagazine.com/report-thieves-may-have-hacked-detroit-gas-pump-to-steal-1800-of-fuel/article/779376/

 

How to create a system repair disc on Windows 10

You can create a repair disc to access recovery tools when Windows 10 won't start, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do this.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-a-system-repair-disc-windows-10/

 

Leak Shows Cheaper iPhone Will Have Thicker Bezels

Photo claims to show panels of new iPhones

Apple plans to unveil three different iPhone models in September, and all of them would use the edge-to-edge design approach pioneered by the iPhone X, with a notch at the top for Face ID.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/leak-shows-cheaper-iphone-will-have-thicker-bezels-521993.shtml

 

People are obsessed with buying cars through Costco instead of just going to a dealership — here's the verdict

https://www.businessinsider.com/costco-car-buying-program-vs-buying-at-a-dealership-2018-3?amp%253Butm_medium=referral

 

Western Digital to Close HDD Plant, Increase SSD Production

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/273849-western-digital-to-close-hdd-plant-increase-ssd-production

 

Android P Is Almost Ready

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/164166/android-p-almost-ready?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_nV8QQh4BFWjWfibef-ozBN0_9sweqAd_6gWuEx3x7cWLK-rgPNSY47F6aefUX4EA6537ON2Gix0ugEsyB4vkwBsfwCw&_hsmi=64724217

 

Why Is Your Location Data No Longer Private?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/why-is-your-location-data-no-longer-private/

 

Watch out for retailers where your personal data is likely to be stolen

https://www.komando.com/columns/473439/watch-out-for-retailers-where-your-data-is-likely-to-be-stolen

 

What Data Can a Thief Get from a Stolen Phone or Laptop?

https://www.howtogeek.com/359125/what-data-can-a-thief-get-from-a-stolen-phone-or-laptop/

 

The Best Home Security Cameras of 2018

If you want to keep an eye on what's happening at home when you're not there, but you don't want to invest in a full-fledged home security system, a Wi-Fi-connected camera is worth a look. These are the top performers in our testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2475954,00.asp

 

16 popular VPNs leak your data: Here's the full list

VPNs are becoming increasingly popular due to data privacy concerns, but a new report found that some aren't effective.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/16-popular-vpns-leak-your-data-heres-the-full-list/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Photo Management Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix Them)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-photo-management-mistakes-youre-making-fix/

 

SECURITY NEWS THIS WEEK: A DECADE-OLD BLUETOOTH FLAW LEAVES COUNTLESS DEVICES EXPOSED

https://www.wired.com/story/decade-old-bluetooth-flaw-leaves-countless-devices-exposed/

 

How to Create Homescreen Shortcuts to Any Android App

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-shortcuts-to-any-applications-in-android/

 

Unauthorized party accesses Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com customer accounts

https://www.scmagazine.com/unauthorized-party-accesses-macyscom-and-bloomingdalescom-customer-accounts/article/779351/

 

WINDOWS 10 OCTOBER 2018 UPDATE COULD BE THE OFFICIAL NAME OF REDSTONE 5

Microsoft may be planning to use "October 2018 Update" as the name for the next major release of Windows 10, which currently we know it as Redstone 5.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-october-2018-update-official-name-redstone-5/

 

DiskCatalogMaker for Mac

A simple, clean and practical disc management utility especially made to help you catalog your entire disc collection with just a few clicks of a mouse button

https://mac.softpedia.com/get/Utilities/DiskCatalogMaker-X.shtml

 

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry

  - The US spends over $3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can't keep up with growing demand.

  - Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to transform delivery of care and lower health expenditures.

  - Seeing an opportunity to tap into the lucrative healthcare market, four of the largest US tech companies — Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft — are accelerating their health-focused efforts.

https://www.businessinsider.com/7-28-2018-alphabet-amazon-apple-and-microsofts-influence-in-healthcare-b-2018-7?amp%253Butm_medium=referral

 

Facebook Files Patent For Exactly the Kind of Spying It Claims It Doesn’t Do

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/272630-facebook-files-patent-spying

 

Outlook.com Gets New Dark Mode

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/microsoft-consumer-services/outlook/164125/outlook-com-gets-new-dark-mode?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_nV8QQh4BFWjWfibef-ozBN0_9sweqAd_6gWuEx3x7cWLK-rgPNSY47F6aefUX4EA6537ON2Gix0ugEsyB4vkwBsfwCw&_hsmi=64724217

 

3 Charged In Fatal Kansas ‘Swatting’ Attack

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/3-charged-in-fatal-kansas-swatting-attack/

 

15 stores where your data may have been stolen

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/472435/15-stores-where-your-data-may-have-been-stolen

 

Save Time With Custom Search Folders in Microsoft Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/359538/save-time-with-custom-search-folders-in-microsoft-outlook/

 

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://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362271/you-might-want-to-check-which-apps-have-access-to-your-gmail?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The 10 airports where your phone is most likely to get hacked

Certain US airports contain Wi-Fi network risks that could put your devices and company data in danger, according to a Coronet report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-10-airports-where-your-phone-is-most-likely-to-get-hacked/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Computer Mouse Guide: 8 Things to Know When Buying a Mouse

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8-things-know-replace-crappy-10-mouse/

 

DJI's leaked Mavic 2 drone will come in 'Pro' and 'Zoom' versions

The high-end model includes a Hasselblad camera.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/29/dji-mavic-2-pro-and-zoom-drone-leak/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Choose a Linux Distro (Without Trying them All)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/choose-linux-distro/

 

Is cybersecurity jargon creating a credibility problem?

https://www.scmagazine.com/is-cybersecurity-jargon-creating-a-credibility-problem/article/772988/

 

[Fix] Print Pictures Wizard Not Opening or Working in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/fix-print-pictures-wizard-not-opening-or-working-in-windows/

 

How to Change Deadline before Auto-restart for Update in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/112245-change-deadline-before-auto-restart-update-windows-10-a.html

 

Smart Home Gadgets: Air Filter, Picture Frame Antenna & Fire TV

https://ktla.com/2018/07/27/smart-home-gadgets-air-filter-picture-frame-antenna-fire-tv/

 

How to choose an external hard drive

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/choose-external-hard-drive-111524853.html

 

Google Celebrates 5 Years of Chromecast

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/164134/google-celebrates-5-years-chromecast?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_nV8QQh4BFWjWfibef-ozBN0_9sweqAd_6gWuEx3x7cWLK-rgPNSY47F6aefUX4EA6537ON2Gix0ugEsyB4vkwBsfwCw&_hsmi=64724217

 

Securing Our Interconnected Infrastructure

A little over a year ago, the world witnessed NotPetya, the most destructive cyberattack to date. What have we learned?

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/securing-our-interconnected-infrastructure/a/d-id/1332375

 

People are getting fed up with passwords and security questions

What is “Lost Mode” on the iPhone, iPad, or Mac?

https://www.howtogeek.com/359367/what-is-lost-mode-on-the-iphone-ipad-or-mac/

 

Report: Cheap Surface Uses Pentium Chips

Microsoft wants to compete with the iPad, which means offering a Surface for around $400. Opting for lower performance Pentium chips would certainly help keep the price down.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362273/report-cheap-surface-uses-pentium-chips?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

2.3B credentials were stolen in 2017: These industries suffered the most

Shape Security's 2018 Credential Spill Report reveals the severity of data breaches and offers insight to the lifespan of stolen information.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/2-3b-credentials-were-stolen-in-2017-these-industries-suffered-the-most/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Most Common BitDefender Issues and How to Solve Them

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/common-bitdefender-issues/

 

Has Apple Lost its Cool Factor? It Might Not Matter

With slow iPhone X sales in the spotlight, analysts debate the timeless question: Has Apple lost its mojo?

https://www.thestreet.com/technology/has-apple-lost-its-cool-factor-14664428?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Change Your Phone Number on WhatsApp and What Happens After

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-whatsapp-phone-number/

 

Russian DragonFly hackers accessed electrical utilities control rooms in lengthy campaign

https://www.scmagazine.com/russian-dragonfly-hackers-accessed-electrical-utilities-control-rooms-in-lengthy-campaign/article/782880/

 

[Windows 10 Upgrade Fix] “Hybrid Laptops with Discrete GPU Connected to Display” Error Message

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-upgrade-fix-hybrid-laptops-with-discrete-gpu-connected-to-display-error-message/

 

How to Repair System Files with SFC Command in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2895-run-sfc-command-windows-10-a.html

 

A New Anti-Virus App Uses Artificial Intelligence to Protect Your Computer

https://ktla.com/2018/07/23/cylance-antivirus-review-artificial-intelligence/

 

Will Microsoft Really Make a Cheaper Cloud-Based Xbox?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-really-cheaper-cloud-based-230000943.html

 

This new Google smart display is even better than the Amazon Echo Show

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/07/28/lenovo-smart-display-review-google-assistant.html

 

How 'Projection' Slows Down the Path to Security Maturity

A little bit of self-awareness goes a long way when it comes to evaluating a company's security maturity level. It's also a prerequisite to improving.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/how-projection-slows-down-the-path-to-security-maturity/a/d-id/1332369

 

Don't fall for these tech support scams

https://www.komando.com/tips/471697/dont-fall-for-these-tech-support-scams

 

How to Get Started With Audible and Audiobooks

https://www.howtogeek.com/359248/how-to-get-started-with-audible-and-audiobooks/

 

A simple speed test to check your connection

https://www.verizon.com/speedtest/

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Don't fall for these text scams asking for your passwords

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/dont-fall-text-scams-asking-passwords-213342817.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Windows 10 Won’t Boot? Try These 12 Fixes to Get Your PC Running Again

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-wont-boot/

 

The best Chromebooks of 2018

https://www.yahoo.com/news/best-chromebooks-buy-now-131506136.html

 

Telegram Wants to Store Your Real-World ID. Uh, No Thanks

The feature is designed to help you securely share your real-world ID and financial documents with private services over the app. But storing these docs online is in itself is a security risk.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362756/telegram-wants-to-store-your-real-world-id-uh-no-thanks?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

DHS Officials: Hundreds of US Utility Victims Infiltrated by Russian Hackers

Federal government officials up their count of US energy sector victims from dozens to hundreds, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/dhs-officials-hundreds-of-us-utility-victims-infiltrated-by-russian-hackers/d/d-id/1332372

 

How cord-cutters can deal with data caps

Fight back against home internet limits from Comcast, AT&T, and others with these data-saving tips.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3292916/streaming-media/how-to-deal-with-data-caps.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-26

 

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) Reached End of Life, Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The operating system will no longer receive updates

As of today, July 19, 2018, the Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system reached end of life and will no longer be supported by Canonical with software and security updates.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu-17-10-artful-aardvark-reached-end-of-life-upgrade-to-ubuntu-18-04-lts-522022.shtml

 

Mobile Giants: Please Don’t Share the Where

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/mobile-giants-please-dont-share-the-where/

 

How to Use a Windows Laptop as a Wireless Monitor (for Another PC)

https://www.howtogeek.com/359471/how-to-use-a-windows-laptop-or-tablet-as-a-wireless-monitor/

 

You can reserve a Galaxy Note 9 from Samsung right now, even though it hasn’t been officially announced

https://bgr.com/2018/08/01/samsung-galaxy-note-9-reservations/

 

£200,000 fine for exposing possible child abuse victims in classic Cc/Bcc email blunder

THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK 'SEND', OR GET YOUR MAILING LIST SOFTWARE TO DO THE THINKING FOR YOU.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/200000-fine-for-exposing-possible-child-abuse-victims-in-classic-cc-bcc-email-blunder/

 

Stay away from these smartphones: Report lists devices with highest failure rates

Looking for a reliable work phone? Here are the smartphone models to avoid.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/stay-away-from-these-smartphones-report-lists-devices-with-highest-failure-rates/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Where’s Microsoft 365 Headed Next? The Managed Desktop

https://www.petri.com/wheres-microsoft-365-headed-next-managed-desktop?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_-inhInRXK2tPCfSeTvcTWpY1-NikhWOHfwJHNcicVkT5KbFs31twLnhmGOxZ57HxAz65ivz9-gamoSFCLRcGQx9ZGUA&_hsmi=64758945

 

How to Shrink a Virtualbox VM in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/shrink-your-virtualbox-vm/

 

US-CERT issues advisory after researchers report increase in attacks against SAP and Oracle ERP apps

A new joint research report prompted the Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT unit today to issue a security advisory warning organizations that attackers are increasingly exploiting vulnerabilities in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software from companies like SAP and Oracle.

https://www.scmagazine.com/us-cert-issues-advisory-after-researchers-report-increase-in-attacks-against-sap-and-oracle-erp-apps/article/783450/

 

A No-Excuse Productivity Guide for Unproductive People

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/productivity-for-unproductive-people/

 

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is a tablet and computer rolled into one

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/everything-know-samsung-galaxy-tab-201641113.html

 

TSA's New Scanner Lets Laptops Stay in Bags

Having to remove liquids and personal electronics from your bag when going through airport security is frustrating and time consuming, but it might not be required for much longer as the TSA is testing a 3D scanner at JFK airport.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362691/tsas-new-scanner-lets-laptops-stay-in-bags?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

New Report Shows Pen Testers Usually Win

Pen testers are successful most of the time, and it's not all about stolen credentials, according to a new report based on hundreds of tests.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/new-report-shows-pen-testers-usually-win/d/d-id/1332368

 

Lighthouse review: a smarter security camera

This AI-driven home security camera can tell you who is in your home—just ask it.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3290385/security-cameras/lighthouse-review-a-smarter-security-camera.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-26

 

Lubuntu 18.10 May Support 32-Bit PCs If There's Demand, Here's How You Can Help

Depends entirely on the community if there's 32-bit support

It was brought to our attention that the upcoming Lubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) operating system series may continue to support 32-bit installations if there's demand from users.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/lubuntu-18-10-may-support-32-bit-pcs-if-there-s-demand-here-s-how-you-can-help-521998.shtml

 

T-Mobile Employee Made Unauthorized ‘SIM Swap’ to Steal Instagram Account

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/t-mobile-employee-made-unauthorized-sim-swap-to-steal-instagram-account/

 

How to Link or Embed an Excel Worksheet in a Word Document

https://www.howtogeek.com/358380/how-to-link-or-embed-an-excel-worksheet-in-a-powerpoint-or-word-document/

 

Here’s what Apple fans dislike most about Apple

https://bgr.com/2018/07/31/iphone-vs-android-catch-up-apple-complaints-from-fans/

 

Smashing Security #087: How Russia hacked the US election

INDUSTRY VETERANS, CHATTING ABOUT COMPUTER SECURITY AND ONLINE PRIVACY.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/smashing-security-087-how-russia-hacked-the-us-election/

 

Apple confirms overheating in 2018 MacBook Pro, making it slower than last year's model

Tech reviewer Dave Lee claims the 2018 MacBook Pro's chassis cannot cool the i9 processor properly, leading to diminished performance.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/laptop-expert-warns-overheating-could-make-2018-macbook-pro-slower-than-last-years-model/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Google’s Smart Displays Powered by Assistant Now Available

https://www.thurrott.com/google/164325/googles-smart-displays-powered-assistant-now-available?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_-inhInRXK2tPCfSeTvcTWpY1-NikhWOHfwJHNcicVkT5KbFs31twLnhmGOxZ57HxAz65ivz9-gamoSFCLRcGQx9ZGUA&_hsmi=64758945

 

US Working on Its Own Version of EU’s GDPR Data Privacy Policy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/us-gdpr-data-privacy-policy/

 

Iranian cyber activity on the rise with Leafminer, OilRig leading the way

Iran has once again found itself in the crosshairs of cybersecurity researchers with Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, Symantec and German intelligence all pointing accusatory fingers at Tehran over several recently revealed cyber campaigns.

https://www.scmagazine.com/iranian-cyber-activity-on-the-rise-with-leafminer-oilrig-leading-the-way/article/783451/

 

You Can Now Use Morse Code on Google’s Gboard

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-morse-code-google-gboard/

 

I tried replacing my iPhone screen myself — here's what happened

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tried-replacing-iphone-screen-myself-120000851.html

 

Google Unveils Titan Security Key and More at Cloud Next

At its second annual Cloud Next conference, Google announced new anti-phishing hardware and tools like context-aware access, binary authorization, and other security tools for Google Cloud Platform and G Suite.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362656/google-unveils-titan-security-key-and-more-at-cloud-next?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to fix common problems automatically on Windows 10

Windows 10 now includes a feature to detect and apply recommended fixes for common problems — Here's how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-problems-automatically-windows-10/

 

How to connect your iPhone to your HDTV

Try these options when you want to view iPhone or iPad content on a bigger screen.

https://www.techhive.com/article/249065/smart-tv/how-to-connect-your-iphone-to-your-hdtv.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-26

 

How to Find Bluetooth Version in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/112075-find-bluetooth-version-windows.html

 

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/

 

How to Set Up and Configure Your Amazon Echo

https://www.howtogeek.com/235653/how-to-set-up-and-configure-your-amazon-echo/

 

Google Fights Phishing Scams using USB Key

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10377/google-fights-phishing-scams-using-usb-key

 

Business Email Compromise Scams Have Netted $12.5 Billion, Says FBI

https://businessinsights.bitdefender.com/business-email-compromise-scams-netted-12.5-billion-fbi#new_tab

 

Choosing a Raspberry Pi OS? Here's the definitive list

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/choosing-a-raspberry-pi-os-heres-the-definitive-list/

 

Google Adds More Features to G-Suite, Becomes a Bigger Thorn in Office 365’s Side

https://www.petri.com/google-adds-features-g-suite-becomes-bigger-thorn-office-365s-side?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_-inhInRXK2tPCfSeTvcTWpY1-NikhWOHfwJHNcicVkT5KbFs31twLnhmGOxZ57HxAz65ivz9-gamoSFCLRcGQx9ZGUA&_hsmi=64758945

 

Malwarebytes Browser Extension

https://www.maketecheasier.com/software/malwarebytes-browser-extension/

 

Oracle WebLogic Server attacks spike after vulnerability PoC published

At least two separate threat groups have already developed automated exploitation scripts to exploit a recently patched vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Servers and are conducting large-scale attacks after several proof-of-concepts were published.

https://www.scmagazine.com/oracle-weblogic-server-attacks-spike-after-vulnerability-poc-published/article/783453/

 

5 Ways to Discover New YouTube Channels or Users You Might Like

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/discover-new-youtube-channels/

 

Huge new ‘iPhone XL’ to launch this year (along with a cheap £450 model)

https://www.yahoo.com/news/huge-new-iphone-xl-launch-year-along-cheap-450-model-120729134.html

 

Big Pharma Will Use Your 23andMe DNA Results to Develop New Drugs

Pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline has struck an agreement with DNA testing service 23andMe to use test results to design new drugs.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362733/big-pharma-will-use-your-23andme-dna-results-to-develop-new?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to prevent suspicious behaviors from infecting your PC on Windows 10

You can now stop apps and files suspicious behaviors from taking over your device and data — Here's how to enable the feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/prevent-suspicious-behaviors-infecting-pc-windows-10/

 

Yamaha YAS-108 review: One of the best entry-level soundbars you can buy

Strong sound, clear dialogue, DTS Virtual:X, and the ability to connect two Bluetooth devices at once make this small speaker a winner.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3291317/speakers/yamaha-yas-108-review.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-07-26

 

How to Change Zoom Level of Text in Notepad in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/113906-change-zoom-level-text-notepad-windows-10-a.html

 

GM’s New Infotainment System Lets You Order Food From Your Dashboard

https://ktla.com/2018/07/06/gms-new-infotainment-system-lets-you-order-food-from-your-dashboard/

 

How To Create A Graph On The Web

https://www.howtogeek.com/355842/how-to-create-a-graph-on-the-web/

 

Best Anti Ransomware Software Free - 5 Steps

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10380/best-anti-ransomware-software-free-5-steps

 

Robocall Firm Exposes Hundreds of Thousands of US Voters' Records

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/robocall-firm-exposes-hundreds-of-thousands-of-us-voters-records/

 

Raspberry Pi supercomputers: From DIY clusters to 750-board monsters

The Pi clusters that push the $35 board to its limits.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-supercomputers-from-diy-clusters-to-750-board-monsters/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note 9’s Bigger Battery Ahead of Launch

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/164323/samsung-teases-galaxy-note-9s-bigger-battery-ahead-launch?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_-inhInRXK2tPCfSeTvcTWpY1-NikhWOHfwJHNcicVkT5KbFs31twLnhmGOxZ57HxAz65ivz9-gamoSFCLRcGQx9ZGUA&_hsmi=64758945

 

PayPal’s “Pay After Delivery:” What It Is and How to Turn It On or Off

https://www.maketecheasier.com/paypals-pay-after-delivery/

 

Singapore securities investor database breached in 2013

Less than a week after SingHealth announced the nation's largest breach in which the data of 1.5 million patients was compromised, the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) or Sias announced it too has suffered a breach. 

https://www.scmagazine.com/singapore-securities-investor-database-breached-in-2013/article/783413/

 

5 Easy Steps to a Clutter-Free and Minimalist iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clutter-free-minimalist-iphone/

 

iOS 12 beta 5 hands-on video shows off all the new features and changes

https://bgr.com/2018/07/31/ios-12-beta-5-hands-on-video/

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Latest edition of CyberHeist News

Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:51 pm (PDT)

CyberheistNews Vol 8 #30 [Heads-up] WSJ: "Russian Hackers Are Now Able to Turn Off Your Lights"

http://bit.ly/2LRo9J0

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Mon 1339 7/30/2018

8 Fundamental Selfie Tips for Taking Better Pictures of Yourself

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/better-pictures-yourself-tips/

 

What is a Monitor’s Refresh Rate and How Do I Change It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/359691/what-is-a-monitors-refresh-rate-and-how-do-i-change-it/

 

How to Restore Missing Default Power Plans in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/110372-restore-missing-default-power-plans-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Embed a Google Form Poll into an Email

https://www.maketecheasier.com/embed-google-forms-in-email/

 

'Password Check Required'? Not So Fast

The most successful phishing emails tell users to check their passwords or investigate security alerts.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/password-check-required-not-so-fast/d/d-id/1332382

 

Toshiba RC100 NVMe SSD

https://www.pcmag.com/review/361982/toshiba-rc100-nvme-ssd

 

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-make-your-wifi-router-as-secure-as-possible-1827695547

 

Why investors should look beyond Apple's iPhone sales

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-earnings-wont-just-phones-anymore-163702996.html

 

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/07/28/5-amazon-obscure-settings-should-change-now.html

 

At Rest Encryption

https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/rest-encryption

 

Instagram's New Activity Status Shows When You're Online, and Yes You Can Turn It Off

https://gizmodo.com/instagrams-new-activity-status-shows-when-youre-online-1827727890

 

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Sun 1338 7/29/2018

 

Microsoft will take charge of your Windows 10 device in a monthly lease

https://www.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-charge-windows-10-device-181226586.html

 

Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates

Without any public scrutiny, insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about things like race, marital status, how much TV you watch, whether you pay your bills on time or even buy plus-size clothing.

https://www.propublica.org/article/health-insurers-are-vacuuming-up-details-about-you-and-it-could-raise-your-rates

 

Protect Your Online Privacy With the 5 Best VPNs

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/244993-protect-online-privacy-five-best-vpns

 

This Is the Forgotten, Clinton-Era Law Behind Today’s Immigration Crisis

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/forgotten-clinton-era-law-behind-132058510.html

 

MedEvolve FTP server left open to web, patient data compromised

https://www.scmagazine.com/medevolve-ftp-server-left-open-to-web-patient-data-compromised/article/780386/

 

Microsoft is killing its 'classic' Skype client, here's what's next

Skype is set to become more user-friendly over the coming months with features clients have been asking for.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-is-killing-its-classic-skype-client-heres-whats-next/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Top online scams to watch out for this summer

https://www.komando.com/columns/473680/top-online-scams-for-summer-2018

 

How to See Where Your Photos Are Being Used Illegally Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/see-photos-used-illegally-online/

 

What is the New “Block Suspicious Behaviors” Feature in Windows 10?

https://www.howtogeek.com/359767/what-is-the-new-%E2%80%9Cblock-suspicious-behaviors%E2%80%9D-feature-in-windows-10/

 

Apple Sued for Allegedly Violating Solder Patent with iPhone 8, iPhone X

Singapore-based company demands jury trial

Apple is once again being sent to the court for an alleged patent violation, and this time a Singapore-based company claims iPhone 8 and iPhone X use their lead-free solder without authorization.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-sued-for-allegedly-violating-solder-patent-with-iphone-8-iphone-x-522029.shtml

 

How to Copy Files to and from Your iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-to-copy-files-tofrom-your-iphone/

 

Are Your Google Groups Leaking Data?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/06/is-your-google-groups-leaking-data/

 

Walmart Launches 3D Virtual Shopping Tours

The idea is, Walmart creates curated rooms full of products you can buy and then lets you move around them online picking out what you like and ordering it. You can also just 'buy the room' and throw everything in your cart.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362174/walmart-launches-3d-virtual-shopping-tours?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Secretly Open Texts If You Have Your Read Receipts On

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-secretly-open-texts-if-you-have-your-read-receip-1827747128

 

There's a very good reason why Microsoft has an original Apple Macintosh on display in its headquarters 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-very-good-reason-why-130000797.html

 

Third-party Ticketmaster breach targeted 800-plus e-commerce sites

https://www.scmagazine.com/third-party-ticketmaster-breach-targeted-800-plus-e-commerce-sites/article/780075/

 

Why cybersecurity incidents are up 32% from last year

A new report from Positive Technologies details the top threats facing businesses in a variety of sectors.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-cybersecurity-incidents-are-up-32-from-last-year/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What is an RFID blocker and how can it protect you?

https://www.komando.com/tips/468245/what-is-rfid-and-how-can-it-protect-you

 

7 Techniques to Help You Start Learning Photoshop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/photoshop-learning-techniques/

 

Amazon Prime members are adopting Whole Foods benefits faster than previous perks

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/amazon-prime-members-are-adopting-whole-foods-benefits-faster-than-previous-perks-2018-07-27?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Change Double Spaces to Single Spaces in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/359789/how-to-change-double-spaces-to-single-spaces-in-microsoft-word/

 

Apple Won’t Let Users Buy Its New Fast Charger Unless They Get a 2018 iPhone

The charger won’t be sold separately, according to report

Apple’s trio of iPhones going live this September will come with an upgrade in terms of charging as well, as the Cupertino-based tech giant has prepared a new fast charger for this generation.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-won-t-let-users-buy-its-new-fast-charger-unless-they-get-a-2018-iphone-522010.shtml

 

Google Chrome Offers a Spectre Fix That Uses More Memory

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-spectre-fix/

 

Will the Real Joker’s Stash Come Forward?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/will-the-real-jokers-stash-come-forward/

 

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2018

The Google Play store is brimming with selection, but these are the best Android apps you really need to get the most out of your phone or tablet.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362295/the-100-best-android-apps?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Avoid an Accidental Instagram 'Like' 

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-avoid-an-accidental-instagram-like-1827720680

 

Inside 'the reality distortion field': An early Apple employee told us what it was like having Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak as his bosses 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/inside-apos-reality-distortion-field-103345401.html

 

Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

https://www.scmagazine.com/apple-patches-76-security-issues-with-latest-software-releases/article/779699/

 

Cashier, clerk, or secretary? There's a 95+% chance you'll lose your job to a robot

A recent report from AgileCraft highlights which jobs, education levels, and salaries are at risk of robot takeover.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cashier-clerk-or-secretary-theres-a-95-chance-youll-lose-your-job-to-a-robot/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Alert! One of the largest blood testing labs in the U.S. hacked

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/473502/healthcare-labcorp-one-of-the-largest-blood-testing-labs-in-the-us-hacked

 

The Best Point and Shoot Cameras for All Budgets

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-point-and-shoot-cameras/

 

To Game Amazon, Sellers Use Scams, Clicks & Dirty Tricks -- WSJ

https://www.morningstar.com/news/dow-jones/TDJNDN_20180728133/to-game-amazon-sellers-use-scams-clicks-dirty-tricks-wsj.html

 

The Best Way to Get a Phone Number for Your Small Business

https://www.howtogeek.com/359944/the-best-way-to-get-a-phone-number-for-your-small-business/

 

How to Enable or Disable Sets in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/109953-enable-disable-sets-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Add Safe Boot to Boot Options in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-safe-boot-windows10-boot-options/

 

Google Calls Out Insecure Sites in New Chrome Version

The latest version of the Chrome browser puts a label on unencrypted websites.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/google-calls-out-insecure-sites-in-new-chrome-version/d/d-id/1332385

 

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

 

How to Notice and Avoid Dark Patterns Online

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-notice-and-avoid-dark-patterns-online-1827734449

 

Tips on how to save battery life on an iPhone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tips-save-battery-life-iphone-141521327.html

 

July Patch Tuesday: Adobe update covers more than 100 vulnerabilities

https://www.scmagazine.com/july-patch-tuesday-adobe-update-covers-more-than-100-vulnerabilities/article/779691/

 

Why HDD factory closure means you may need to migrate to solid state

Following the 2011 flooding in Thailand which disrupted the HDD market, analysts expected more geographic diversity in the future, though the opposite is occurring.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-hdd-factory-closure-means-you-may-need-to-migrate-to-solid-state/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Walmart granted patent for store eavesdropping device

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/473470/walmart-granted-patent-for-store-eavesdropping-device

 

Walmart reportedly recruits ex-Epix CEO in bid to build video service

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/29/walmart-reportedly-recruits-ex-epix-ceo-in-bid-to-build-video-service/?yptr=yahoo

 

8 Fundamental Selfie Tips for Taking Better Pictures of Yourself

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/better-pictures-yourself-tips/

 

What is a Monitor’s Refresh Rate and How Do I Change It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/359691/what-is-a-monitors-refresh-rate-and-how-do-i-change-it/

 

How to Restore Missing Default Power Plans in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/110372-restore-missing-default-power-plans-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Embed a Google Form Poll into an Email

https://www.maketecheasier.com/embed-google-forms-in-email/

 

'Password Check Required'? Not So Fast

The most successful phishing emails tell users to check their passwords or investigate security alerts.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/password-check-required-not-so-fast/d/d-id/1332382

 

Toshiba RC100 NVMe SSD

https://www.pcmag.com/review/361982/toshiba-rc100-nvme-ssd

 

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-make-your-wifi-router-as-secure-as-possible-1827695547

 

Why investors should look beyond Apple's iPhone sales

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-earnings-wont-just-phones-anymore-163702996.html

 

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/07/28/5-amazon-obscure-settings-should-change-now.html

 

At Rest Encryption

https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/rest-encryption

 

Instagram's New Activity Status Shows When You're Online, and Yes You Can Turn It Off

https://gizmodo.com/instagrams-new-activity-status-shows-when-youre-online-1827727890

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