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Sat 9/01/2018 1372
Fri 8/31/2018 1371
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Wed 8/29/2018 1369
Tue 8/28/2018 1368
Mon 8/27/2018 1367
Sun 8/26/2018 1366

Sat 1372 9/01/2018

Apple will require all apps to have a privacy policy as of October 3

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/31/apple-will-require-all-apps-to-have-a-privacy-policy-as-of-october-3/?yptr=yahoo

 

Intel hiring veteran tech employees in Folsom

https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2018/08/30/intel-hiring-veteran-tech-employees-in-folsom.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

California Lawmakers Pass Nation’s Toughest Net Neutrality Law

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/31/technology/california-net-neutrality-bill.html?emc=edit_th_180901&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=496806370901

 

12 Cool New Features in macOS High Sierra

High Sierra isn't a huge update to Apple's operating system, but there are still plenty of changes, big and small, for Mac users to sink their teeth into.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/354220/12-cool-new-features-in-macos-high-sierra?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to use the new Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana integration on your device

Two of the world's biggest digital assistants are collaborating, and enabling it is simple.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-new-amazon-alexa-and-microsoft-cortana-integration-on-your-device/

 

Instagram Gets Twitter-Style Verification and a Better Way to Secure Your Account

https://gizmodo.com/instagram-gets-twitter-style-verification-and-a-better-1828649523

 

New Side-Channel Attack Uses Microphone to Read Screen Content

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-side-channel-attack-uses-microphone-to-read-screen-content/

 

Fix errors 0xC1900200 – 0x20008, 0xC1900202 – 0x20008 in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/errors-0xc1900200-0x20008-0xc1900202-0x20008

 

Apple iPhone XS: News, rumors, specs, and more

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-iphone-11-news-rumors-184121406.html

 

How to uninstall Windows Store apps efficiently

https://macpaw.com/how-to/uninstall-windows-store-apps

 

Your Voice Is No Longer Your Own: Fooling Audio Logins with Machine Speech

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/voice-login-fakes-defcon26,news-27785.html

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X380 Yoga review: A fine 13-inch alternative to the X1 Yoga

Slim and portable, the X380 Yoga is a worthwhile convertible addition to Lenovo's X Series.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lenovo-thinkpad-x380-yoga-review

 

Apple announces 12 September for iPhone launch event

Apple's annual iPhone launch event is set to take place at Steve Jobs Theatre this September.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/apple-announces-12-september-for-iphone-launch-event-511818

 

New MacBook Pros Suffering From Sound Defects (Report)

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/2018-macbook-pro-audio-crackling-defect

 

How to Avoid Scareware

Unlike typical malware, spyware, and ransomware, scareware masquerades as real security protection and then tricks you into paying to clean up infections it pretends to detect. Here's how to avoid being duped.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2373975,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

A free Photoshop alternative: No, it's not GIMP

Many users don't see the point in purchasing Photoshop when there are free alternatives for photo editing, such as GIMP. But Photopea could be a better choice if you're look for a free Photoshop alternative.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/photoshop-alternative-no-its-not-gimp/

 

The Best Non-Apple Laptops at Every Price Point

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-non-apple-laptops-at-every-price-point-1828531287

 

Senators Demand Voting Machine Vendor Explain Why It Dismisses Researchers Prodding Its Devices

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/government/senators-demand-voting-machine-vendor-explain-why-it-dismisses-researchers-prodding-its-devices/

 

How to fix error code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/error-code-0xc1900208-0x4000c-windows

 

11 New Products Apple Could Release This Fall

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/11-products-apple-could-release-153049573.html

 

How to get Windows on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/install-windows-on-mac

 

How External Storage Puts Android Phones at Risk

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/google-android-external-storage-security,news-27790.html

 

ARM is going after Intel with new chip roadmap through 2020

ARM sets out its CPU roadmap through 2020 as it seeks to dethrone Intel's laptop dominance.

https://www.windowscentral.com/arm-going-after-intel-new-chip-roadmap-through-2020

 

Microsoft's AI-powered Sketch2Code can build apps from whiteboard sketches

Sketch2Code tool is available on GitHub and offers an automated service for web and app design.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/microsofts-ai-powered-sketch2code-can-build-apps-from-whiteboard-sketches-511812

 

How Cortana Helps the Bad Guys Hack Your PC

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/cortana-lockscreen-bypasses

 

The Best VPN Services of 2018

A VPN, or virtual private network, is one of the best ways to protect your privacy online and maintain your data security. We've tested scores of them, and these are the best VPN services for Windows.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2403388,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Phishing attacks hit financial services, tech companies hardest: How to stay safe

Cybercriminals used phishing attacks to steal user data and money, according to a recent Kaspersky Lab report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/phishing-attacks-hit-financial-services-tech-companies-hardest-how-to-stay-safe/

 

What to Use for Group Video Calls Instead of Facetime

https://lifehacker.com/what-to-use-for-video-calls-instead-of-facetime-1828527644

 

Bitdefender Disables Anti-Exploit Monitoring in Chrome After Google Policy Change

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/bitdefender-disables-anti-exploit-monitoring-in-chrome-after-google-policy-change/

 

Automatically restore previous browsing session in Firefox on Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/restore-previous-browsing-session-in-firefox

 

FreeOffice Suite Is Almost Blue Ribbon-Worthy

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/FreeOffice-Suite-Is-Almost-Blue-Ribbon-Worthy-85465.html

 

Intel chip security flaw: Will your Mac be affected?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/meltdown-and-spectre-vulnerabilities-on-mac

 

How to move a user account from one Mac to another

It's time for Migration Assistant.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3293404/macs/how-to-move-a-user-account-from-one-mac-to-another.html

 

Best Wireless Printers in 2018

Which wireless printer should you buy? Read on for a selection of worthy options.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-wireless-printers

 

Dell announces its first premium 2-in-1 Chromebook

Manufacturer says its latest device will feature high-end specs and boast 15 hours of battery life.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/dell-announces-its-first-premium-2-in-1-chromebook-511813

 

How to Restart Windows Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/restart-explorer-windows-10

 

Kaspersky Security Cloud

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/358429/kaspersky-security-cloud?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to dictate text and speak commands in Windows 10

Need an alternative way to work in Windows 10 beyond your keyboard and mouse? Try your voice.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-dictate-text-and-speak-commands-in-windows-10/

 

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-migrate-to-a-solid-state-drive-without-reinstall-5837543

 

Iranian Hackers Charged in March Are Still Actively Phishing Universities

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iranian-hackers-charged-in-march-are-still-actively-phishing-universities/

 

Fix The update isn’t applicable to your computer error message

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/update-isnt-applicable-computer

 

Peppermint 9 Offers Some Cool New Options

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Peppermint-9-Offers-Some-Cool-New-Options-85421.html

 

How to clear cache and Other data to clean up your iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/make-iphone-cleaner

 

MacOS: How to change the default app for a file

Only file types associated with applications receive automatic mappings.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3286190/os-x/change-default-app-macos.html

 

Pre-order the new da Vinci color mini 3D printer and save up to $600

3D Printing has never been so easy!

https://www.windowscentral.com/pre-order-new-da-vinci-color-mini-3d-printer-and-save-600

 

Email attacks on the rise, say 80% of businesses

Impersonation attacks have increased 80 percent quarter on quarter, according to a new report.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/email-attacks-on-the-rise-say-80-of-businesses-511737

 

Windows 10 Browser Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Your Passwords

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/edge-file-read-flaw-password-theft

 

How to Wipe Your Hard Drive

Planning to get rid of your PC? How can you make sure all the personal files on your hard drive are erased and unrecoverable?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/352549/how-to-wipe-your-hard-drive?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Samsung Galaxy Watch review

Samsung's latest watch isn't a massive upgrade, but it's a solid choice for Android users

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/31/samsung-galaxy-watch-review/?yptr=yahoo

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Fri 1371 8/31/2018

Why Israel Is Terminating Its Microsoft Software Contracts

https://marketrealist.com/2018/08/why-israel-is-terminating-its-microsoft-software-contracts?yptr=yahoo

 

Nvidia vs. AMD

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-vs-amd-001544748.html

 

How to remove malware from your Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-malware-from-mac

 

A look at Duplex, Google's creepy AI chatbot

Google can now use artificial intelligence to make phone calls on your behalf, but is it clever or alarming?

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/a-look-at-duplex-googles-creepy-ai-chatbot-500006

 

5 Reasons Why You Might Need to Upgrade Your Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-upgrade-raspberry-pi/

 

Andromeda Botnet Operator Released With a Slap on the Wrist

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/andromeda-botnet-operator-released-with-a-slap-on-the-wrist/

 

The Best Way to Set Up a Dropbox Account

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-way-to-set-up-your-dropbox-account-1828630098

 

Why phishing remains a critical cyber-attack vector

Spear phishing emails targeting business users are so well-crafted they should be called "laser" phishing attacks, says Microsoft's Cybersecurity Field CTO Diana Kelley.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-phishing-remains-a-critical-cyber-attack-vector/

 

Hackers Can Hijack Macs with Fake Mouse Clicks

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/mac-mouse-hack-defcon26,news-27796.html

 

Windows computer makes beeping noise when you try to turn it on

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-computer-makes-beeping-noise

 

Huawei's 7nm Kirin 980 chip could give Qualcomm reason to worry

Alongside that architecture, there's new Cortex-A76 cores, new GPUs, dual neural processors and more.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/31/huawei-kirin-980-mobile-chip-7nm/?yptr=yahoo

 

Breaking news alerts and more come to Microsoft Edge beta for iOS

Microsoft continues to expand Edge's features on iOS with breaking news alerts and much more.

https://www.windowscentral.com/breaking-news-alerts-and-more-come-microsoft-edge-beta-ios

 

Asus ZenBook S UX391UA Review

https://www.laptopmag.com/reviews/laptops/asus-zenbook-s

 

Walmart slashes prices on TVs, Apple Watches, and more for Labor Day

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/walmart-slashes-prices-tvs-apple-121112254.html

 

The best way to run a Flash update on your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/update-adobe-flash-player-mac

 

LibreOffice 6.1 is here with new Windows icon theme

An office suite is regarded an essential part of your daily work toolkit, whether you’re a big business or a retired individual wanting to keep on top of their daily tasks.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/libreoffice-61-is-here-with-new-windows-icon-theme-499949

 

How to Remove Android Viruses Without a Factory Reset

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remove-virus-android-without-factory-reset/

 

Ubuntu Is Undoing a GNOME Security Feature

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ubuntu-is-undoing-a-gnome-security-feature/

 

How to Delete Annoying Autofill Entries in Your Browser's Address Bar

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-delete-annoying-autofill-entries-in-your-browser-1828635913

 

What Dropbox dropping Linux support says

Jack Wallen makes a —possibly unpopular —case for Dropbox dropping Linux support.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-dropbox-dropping-linux-support-says/

 

Have an HP Printer? Protect Yourself From This Scary Hack

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/hp-printer-fax-hacks-defcon26,news-27795.html

 

Automate your repetitive computer work with PlayStatic

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/automate-repetitive-computer-work-playstatic

 

MIT's AI can tell if you're depressed from the way you talk

The neural network model identifies patterns in speech and word choice.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/31/mits-ai-can-tell-if-youre-depressed-from-the-way-you-talk/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft Edge beta for Android rolls out breaking news alerts and more

Edge for Android is keeping pace with its iOS counterpart, adding breaking news alerts, annotations for books, and more.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-edge-beta-android-rolls-out-breaking-news-alerts-and-more

 

Best Laptop Locks for PCs and MacBooks

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-laptop-locks

 

Sony launches high-end smartphone that includes TV screen

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/sony-launches-high-end-smartphone-162200789.html

 

The ultimate list of Mac keyboard shortcuts

https://macpaw.com/how-to/mac-keyboard-shortcuts

 

Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

A Linux kernel vulnerability affecting version 4.9 and up could allow an attacker to carry out denial-of-service attacks on a system with an available open port, according to a 6 August security advisory.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/linux-vulnerability-could-lead-to-ddos-attacks-499946

 

The 11 Best Sites for Finding What Books to Read Next

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-sites-decide-book-read/

 

NewsGuard Browser Extension Aims to Alert You to Fake News Sites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/newsguard-browser-extension-aims-to-alert-you-to-fake-news-sites/

 

New LibreOffice Version Offers Fresh Take

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/New-LibreOffice-Version-Offers-Fresh-Take-85495.html

 

How to find and recover a lost Microsoft Word document

If you are trying to track down a missing Word document, these tips and tricks might be helpful.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-find-and-recover-a-lost-microsoft-word-document/

 

How to set iCloud to save emails on your Mac, not in the cloud

For those who don’t want to sync their email, just retrieve it, the location of messages isn’t always clear.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3295007/icloud/how-to-set-icloud-to-save-emails-on-your-mac-not-in-the-cloud.html

 

Stop Windows 10 from preloading Microsoft Edge on Startup

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stop-windows-10-preloading-microsoft-edge-startup

 

Mophie's new battery packs can charge phones wirelessly

There's also a new desktop charger and a car mount.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/31/mophie-charge-stream-qi-wireless-charging-power-banks/?yptr=yahoo

 

3 ways Android apps make Chromebooks more like Windows PCs

Google markets Chromebooks as more secure, simpler to use, and easier to maintain than Windows PCs. But Android apps on Chrome may have changed things.

https://www.windowscentral.com/3-ways-android-apps-chromebooks-makes-more-windows-pcs

 

Windows 10 Users Should Upgrade Now: Here's Why

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/old-windows-10-upgrade

 

Microsoft confirms Redstone 5 as Windows 10 October 2018 Update

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-confirms-redstone-5-windows-151528757.html

 

How to clear space on iPhone when your storage is full

https://macpaw.com/how-to/clear-storage-on-iphone

 

Explainer: What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/explainer-what-is-hacktivism-499935

 

How Does a Router Work? A Simple Explanation

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/technology-explained-how-does-a-router-work/

 

Smartphones From 11 OEMs Vulnerable to Attacks via Hidden AT Commands

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/smartphones-from-11-oems-vulnerable-to-attacks-via-hidden-at-commands/

 

Android Pie Is Filled with AI

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Android-Pie-Is-Filled-with-AI-85492.html

 

How AI-powered malware uses facial recognition technology

IBM security researchers demonstrate how new artificial intelligence-powered facial recognition technology can trigger malware lurking within common applications.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-ai-powered-malware-uses-facial-recognition-technology/

 

How to stop using cellular data for iCloud Photo Library syncing

https://www.macworld.com/article/3293403/data-center-cloud/how-to-stop-using-cellular-data-for-icloud-photo-library-syncing.html

 

Change the background of New Tab page in Google Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-background-new-tab-page-chrome

 

Yamaha's latest turntable streams multi-room audio via WiFi

Old-school music meets the newest tech.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/31/yamaha-wireless-multi-room-turntable/?yptr=yahoo

 

Best Laptop for High School Students in 2018

The XPS 13 by Dell is the entry product in the XPS line of premium laptops, but it is an ideal match for students looking to take advantage of capable hardware to help with their studies.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-laptop-students

 

Chromebooks vs. Windows 10 Laptops: What Should You Buy?

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/chromebooks-vs-windows

 

Google's secret weapon for protecting email accounts is now available for everyone — and it only costs $50 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-apos-secret-weapon-protecting-120000017.html

 

Mac Optimization Guide for macOS 10.13 High Sierra

https://www.sweetwater.com/sweetcare/articles/mac-optimization-guide-macos-10-13-high-sierra/

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Thur 1370 8/30/2018

MadIoT: How an IoT botnet could launch a major attack on the power grid

https://www.bitdefender.com/box/blog/iot-news/madiot-iot-botnet-launch-major-attack-power-grid/#new_tab

 

XPS 15 2-in-1 vs. Huawei MateBook X Pro: Which should you buy?

Two powerful laptops with beautiful displays and premium design.

https://www.windowscentral.com/xps-15-2-1-vs-huawei-matebook-x-pro

 

How to Get Quick Look in Windows 10 to Quickly Preview Files with the Space Bar

https://www.maketecheasier.com/quick-look-windows10-preview-files/

 

How to Record Calls on Your Android Phone

Have an important phone call coming up and want to save it to reference later? You can record both incoming and outgoing calls on your Android phone with the right app.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362753/how-to-record-calls-on-your-android-phone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Android Pie: Cheat sheet

Google's Android Pie is rumored to include security upgrades, a multi-camera API, a notch, and much more. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Android 9.0.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-p-cheat-sheet/

 

Kaspersky 2019: Still Top of the Class

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/kaspersky,review-3864.html

 

How to stop a web page from auto refreshing in Chrome or Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stop-web-page-auto-refreshing-chrome-firefox

 

How to Control Line and Paragraph Spacing in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/360136/how-to-control-line-and-paragraph-spacing-in-microsoft-word/

 

How to Stream Music via AirPlay 2 on Your Old-school Airport Express

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stream-music-via-airplay-2-on-your-old-school-ai-1828689478

 

DNC says attempt to hack database was actually 'unauthorized' test

A DNC official did not identify who or what created the test but said necessary precautions were taken to ensure critical data had not been compromised.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/dnc-says-attempt-hack-database-was-actually-unauthorized-test-n903096

 

The 20 Best Kodi Add-Ons You Didn’t Know You Needed

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-kodi-addons/

 

Exploit Published for Unpatched Flaw in Windows Task Scheduler

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/exploit-published-for-unpatched-flaw-in-windows-task-scheduler/

 

Other Storage on Mac eats up your Disk Space? Here are 6 tricks

https://macpaw.com/how-to/12345draft

 

Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme tablet review: Meant for the field

This tank of a tablet makes me want to leave my desk and get into some hard work.

https://www.windowscentral.com/dell-latitude-7212-review

 

Google to Alert Businesses Using G Suite of Government-Backed Cyberattacks

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-g-suite-government-backed-cyberattacks/

 

Facebook: No, We're Not Seeking Your Financial Data

Facebook is pushing back against a Wall Street Journal report that claims the company has been holding talks with major US banks on getting access to people's financial data to power new services over Facebook Messenger.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362950/facebook-no-were-not-seeking-your-financial-data?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Windows 10 updates are about to get smaller and less painful

Starting with the "next major version of Windows 10 and Windows Server", Microsoft will change how it handle monthly quality updates.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-updates-are-about-to-get-smaller-and-less-painful/

 

Instagram Just Got Hacked: What to Do Now

Russian hijackers are stealing Instagram accounts, but no one knows exactly how or why. The first thing to do is change your password.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/instagram-hack,news-27806.html

 

Which websites and online services is your computer connecting to

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/which-websites-computer-connecting-to

 

How to Find (Or Make) Free Ringtones

https://www.howtogeek.com/360164/how-to-get-or-make-free-ringtones/

 

How to Pick the Right Network Switch

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-pick-the-right-network-switch-1828694436

 

10 terminal commands to speed up macOS High Sierra on your Mac

https://www.defaults-write.com/speed-up-macos-high-sierra/

 

11 Chrome Extensions That Help You Stay Healthy at a Desk Job

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chrome-extensions-healthy-desk-job/

 

Booz Allen Hamilton Researchers Detail New RtPOS Point-of-Sale Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/booz-allen-hamilton-researchers-detail-new-rtpos-point-of-sale-malware/

 

macOS High Sierra: The New Features That Matter

https://macpaw.com/how-to/new-features-in-macos-high-sierra

 

Microsoft Surface Go with 64GB eMMC storage – How much slower is the $399 model?

Here's our first look at the entry-level Surface Go, and its slower storage.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-go-64gb-emmc-speed-test

 

Chromebook Buying Guide for 2018

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chromebook-buying-guide/

 

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer your data onto your new hard drive.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362776/how-to-copy-your-windows-installation-to-an-ssd?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to fix the keyboard of a laptop after water has spilled on it?

TechRepublic member Zook99 spilled water on their laptop's keyboard, now certain keys are garbled and sticking when they type. Can you offer advice or tips to help this fellow member?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-fix-the-keyboard-of-a-laptop-after-water-has-spilled-on-it/

 

How to copy a discontinued iOS app to another iOS device

The circumstances have to be just right for any of this to work.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3297057/mac-apps/how-to-copy-a-discontinued-ios-app-to-another-ios-device.html

 

Wireless Xbox One controller requires a PIN for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/wireless-xbox-one-controller-requires-pin

 

Your Windows PC Might Finally Learn to Stop Rebooting While You’re Using It

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/your-windows-pc-might-finally-learn-to-stop-rebooting-while-youre-using-it/

 

How to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp

After following this guide, you'll be able to dual-boot your Mac into Windows.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/249059/windows/how-to-install-boot-camp-and-run-windows-on-your-mac.html

 

Microsoft claims new evidence Russia tried to hack U.S. politics

The alleged hackers, Fancy Bear, were named in Robert Mueller's indictment of 12 Russian officials for alleged interference in the 2016 election.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/microsoft-claims-new-evidence-russia-tried-hack-u-s-politics-n902411

 

7 Top Secret Features of the Free VLC Media Player

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-top-secret-features-free-vlc-media-player-si/

 

Novel Attack Technique Uses Smart Light Bulbs to Steal Data

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/novel-attack-technique-uses-smart-light-bulbs-to-steal-data/

 

How, when and why to reset your Mac’s PRAM and SMC

https://macpaw.com/how-to/reset-pram-and-smc-on-your-mac

 

Skype Preview for Android will soon relay SMS messages from your PC and Mac

You'll soon be able to send and receive SMS messages on your Android phone via Skype for desktop.

https://www.windowscentral.com/skype-preview-android-will-soon-relay-sms-messages-your-pc-and-mac

 

How to Access Dropbox from Your Gmail Account

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-dropbox-from-gmail/

 

Samsung Starts Mass Producing Cheaper 4TB SSDs

The move to 4-bit QLC chips means prices should fall considerably while Samsung is promising to maintain performance compared to its 3-bit TLC chips. It's not just 4TB drives that will benefit from a price drop, Samsung is manufacturing 1TB and 2TB QLC SSDs, too.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362953/samsung-starts-mass-producing-cheaper-4tb-ssds?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to manage unsandboxed plugins on your Chromebook

Tired of Chrome OS asking you if you want to allow an unsandboxed plugin to run? Jack Wallen shows you how to blacklist and whitelist URLs and Domains.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-manage-the-running-of-unsandboxed-plugins-on-your-chromebook/

 

How to add more contextual search services in macOS

Searching with Google via Safari is the default, but you can use Automator to add others.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3293051/os-x/how-to-add-more-contextual-search-services-in-macos.html

 

How to block a program in the Firewall of Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/block-program-firewall-windows-10

 

Free Download: Shockingly Complete Archive of Old Mac and iPhone Wallpapers

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/free-download-shockingly-complete-archive-of-old-mac-and-iphone-wallpapers/

 

Smart home guide for beginners: Make your home more convenient to live in without spending lots of time or money

You don’t need to be an expert or spend a fortune on cutting-edge gear, these first steps will lay a foundation you can build on.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3297744/connected-home/smart-home-guide-for-beginners-how-to-make-your-home-more-convenient-to-live-in.html

 

Clone your finger - bypassing TouchID

https://wojciechregula.blog/clone-you-finger-bypassing-touchid/

 

The 5 Best Laptops Under $500

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-laptops-under-500/

 

Fraudsters Can Access Sensitive Information from Abandoned Domains

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fraudsters-can-access-sensitive-information-from-abandoned-domains/

 

Mac won't turn on: What to do?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/mac-wont-turn-on

 

HD Video Converter Factory Pro review: Making video conversion easy on Windows 10

One tool makes it easy to upscale, downscale, convert and compress videos on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hd-video-converter-factory-pro-making-video-conversion-easy-windows-10

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Top 10 Mac OS X tweaks

https://lifehacker.com/261579/top-10-mac-os-x-tweaks

 

Intel's new laptop CPUs focus on gigabit WiFi and voice commands

They could lead to a new wave of ultra-thin PCs.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/28/intel-8th-gen-u-y-series/?ypt

 

One workaround for merging two Apple ID accounts

Apple doesn’t let you combine IDs, but if one is new, you could just give it up.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3298858/data-center-cloud/one-workaround-for-merging-two-apple-id-accounts.html

 

12 Tips for Staying Safe and Secure on Twitter

Twitter is great for interacting with niche audiences and specific fandoms, but it's also full of abuse and harassment. Here's how to protect yourself while tweeting.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362832/12-tips-for-staying-safe-and-secure-on-twitter?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Free WiFi Password Revealer & Finder software for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/wifi-password-revealer-finder-software

 

Yahoo still scans your emails for ads — even if its rivals won’t

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/28/yahoo-still-scans-your-emails-for-ads-even-if-its-rivals-wont/?yptr=yahoo

 

Backing Up a Machine that Won’t Boot

The rescue or emergency disk provided by many backup programs is useful for more than most people realize.

https://askleo.com/backing-up-a-machine-that-wont-boot/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Ij5mRXY1opdfbL

 

iDownload Manager (iDM)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/idownload-manager-idm/9nqx4mtt2z9g?activetab=pivot%3aoverviewtab

 

Native Android hearing aid support could help hearing-impaired pros get more work done

Hearing aid audio support is being added to Android devices using Bluetooth LE, according to Google.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/native-android-hearing-aid-support-could-help-hearing-impaired-pros-get-more-work-done/

 

Get Freesync working on Nvidia graphics cards with any AMD GPU

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/freesync-working-nvidia-graphics-cards-142158014.html

 

After Chrome & Edge, Firefox Also Gets Option to Mute Sites With Autoplay Sound

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/after-chrome-and-edge-firefox-also-gets-option-to-mute-sites-with-autoplay-sound/

 

How to Create and Format a Text Box in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/360034/how-to-create-and-format-a-text-box-in-microsoft-word/

 

A closer look at File Explorer's new dark mode in Windows 10

File Explorer has finally been updated with a brand new dark mode in the upcoming Windows 10 feature update. Let's take a closer look.

https://www.windowscentral.com/closer-look-file-explorers-new-dark-mode-windows-10

 

Macs Attacked by North Korean Hackers: What to Know

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/mac-north-korea-hack-attack,news-27866.html

 

Google Duo lets iPad users call their Android friends

It's officially on Android tablets now, too.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/28/google-duo-ipad-android-tablets/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to securely dispose of old storage media, like hard drives and SSDs

A nice drill bit helps.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3298876/storage/how-to-secure-dispose-of-old-storage-media-like-hard-drives-and-ssds.html

 

Computational Photography Is Ready for Its Close-Up

This revolutionary technology—encompassing imaging techniques that enhance or extend the capabilities of digital photography—could not only give us a different perspective on photography but also change how we view our world. Here's what you need to know about computational photography.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362806/computational-photography-is-ready-for-its-close-up?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to link a part of data in Excel Worksheet in Microsoft PowerPoint

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/link-excel-data-to-powerpoint

 

Mozilla publishes its Firefox user data

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/28/mozilla-publishes-its-firefox-user-data/?yptr=yahoo

 

Is it Safe to Share My Internet Connection with My Neighbor?

Giving a neighbor temporary internet access seems like a neighborly thing to do. Before you do it, understand the risks of sharing your internet.

https://askleo.com/is_it_safe_to_share_my_internet_connection_with_my_neighbor/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Ij5mRXY1opdfbL

 

WinTileR

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/wintiler/9nblggh1zvg5?activetab=pivot:overviewtab

 

How to turn on gesture-based navigation in Android Pie

Android Pie users may have noticed that gesture-based navigation isn't on by default. Jack Wallen shows you how to enable this feature.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-on-gesture-based-navigation-in-android-pie/

 

Conservative Facebook employees are organizing to attack the liberal company's 'intolerant' culture 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/conservative-facebook-employees-organizing-attack-004428106.html

 

Source Code for Exobot Android Banking Trojan Leaked Online

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/source-code-for-exobot-android-banking-trojan-leaked-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/

 

How to get Open NAT on Xbox One by enabling UPnP — and why you should

If you're encountering issues with your Xbox One NAT, UPnP could be an easy solution.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-get-open-nat-xbox-one-enabling-upnp

 

If You Use Photoshop, Hackers Can Get Into Your Computer Right Now

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/adobe-photoshop-hack,news-27864.html

 

Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is all about speed

The Portable SSD X5 can transfer a 20GB file in as little as 12 seconds.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/28/samsung-portable-ssd-x5-nvme-thunderbolt-3/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google Privacy Checkup FAQ: How to limit tracking and still use the apps you love

You can stop Google from tracking you, but you might not like the results.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3299042/privacy/google-privacy-checkup-faq.html

 

How to Increase Your Laptop Battery Life

Close your apps when you're not using them. Never prop up your notebook on a pillow. These and six more easy tips will help you squeeze longer battery life out of your Windows 10 or Mac laptop.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362789/how-to-increase-your-laptop-battery-life?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to disable Active Monitoring in CCleaner Free

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-active-monitoring-in-ccleaner-free

 

Apple updates AirPort Express firmware with AirPlay 2 support

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/29/apple-updates-airport-express-firmware-with-airplay-2-support/?yptr=yahoo

 

What’s the Difference Between Hotmail.com, Msn.com, Live.com and Now Outlook.com?

Like many Microsoft products, Hotmail's name has changed a time or two and caused a great deal of confusion. I'll try to make sense of it all.

https://askleo.com/whats_the_difference_between_hotmailcom_msncom_and_livecom/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Ij5mRXY1opdfbL

 

Russian trolls pushed divisive content over vaccines, researchers say

The study highlights how social media-based propaganda efforts from Russia were not solely focused on the 2016 election and now include public health issues.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/russian-trolls-pushed-divisive-content-over-vaccines-researchers-say-n903286

 

'Hacky hack hack': Teen arrested for breaking into Apple's network

Updated: The Apple fan allegedly managed to download roughly 90GB in corporate documents as well as access customer accounts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hacky-hack-hack-teen-arrested-for-breaking-into-apples-network/

 

Dell made a premium Chromebook that’s a lot cheaper than Google’s Pixelbook

https://bgr.com/2018/08/29/dell-inspiron-chromebook-14-vs-pixelbook-release-date-price-specs/

 

Unknown Dev Brings LibreOffice to Windows 10 via the Microsoft Store

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/unknown-dev-brings-libreoffice-to-windows-10-via-the-microsoft-store/

 

Amazon and Google Are Taking Over the Smarthome Industry

https://www.howtogeek.com/360099/amazon-and-google-are-taking-over-the-smarthome-industry/

 

How to fix common problems with apps on Windows 10

If you're having problems with a Windows 10 app, you can use these troubleshooting steps to get it up and running again.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-common-problems-apps-windows-10

 

Guess What: Ad Blockers Don't Block Ads That Well

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/ad-tracking-block-fail,news-27819.html

 

Google Go can now read any website out loud

Yes, the app can read this article for you.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/28/google-go-read-out-loud/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple will drop Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave. Here are some workarounds if you rely on it

Apple has other tools you can use to remotely manage Macs.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3299440/os-x/apple-will-drop-back-to-my-mac-in-macos-mojave-here-are-some-workarounds-if-you-rely-on-it.html

 

Robots Can Already Manipulate Our Emotions

https://www.geek.com/tech/robots-can-already-manipulate-our-emotions-1748232/

 

HID-Compliant Touch Screen Driver is missing & no longer available in Device Manager

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/hid-compliant-touch-screen-missing

 

Best Mac apps: the best macOS apps for your Apple computer

The best Mac software both free and paid

https://www.techradar.com/news/software/applications/30-best-mac-apps-for-just-about-everything-712511

 

[Windows 10 Tip] Ask for Sign-in Password When PC Wakes up from Sleep

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-tip-ask-for-sign-in-password-when-pc-wakes-up-from-sleep/

 

Facebook and Twitter say they found Iran-based propaganda effort

The announcements add to a steady drumbeat of efforts by U.S. tech companies to detect and stop hacking attempts by suspected foreign agents.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-says-it-found-iran-based-propaganda-effort-n902716

 

Why it could soon be much easier to get your hands on NVIDIA GPUs

The cryptocurrency demand is dying off, as NVIDIA fell below Wall Street targets.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-it-could-soon-be-much-easier-to-get-your-hands-on-nvidia-gpus/

 

Bose launches the first real HomePod competitor, a $400 Alexa-powered monstrosity

https://bgr.com/2018/08/28/bose-home-speaker-500-vs-homepod-price-sound-quality/

 

Air Canada Mobile App Users Affected By Data Breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/air-canada-mobile-app-users-affected-by-data-breach/

 

These Popular Browser Extensions Are Leaking Your Full Web History On Purpose

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/these-popular-browser-extensions-are-leaking-your-full-web-history-on-purpose/

 

How to remove the Mail app on Windows 10

If you want to get rid of the built-in Mail app on Windows 10, we'll show you how.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-remove-mail-app-windows-10

 

Facebook Fighting FBI Over Encrypted Messages: Report

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/facebook-us-messenger,news-27830.html

 

Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable video transcripts

It'll also recommend files based on your work habits.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/28/microsoft-onedrive-ai-media-search/?yptr=yahoo

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The Best Portable Hard Drives For Every Need

https://www.reviewgeek.com/5436/the-best-portable-hard-drives-for-every-need/

 

Apple might kill off sophisticated iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop – and I’m glad

https://bgr.com/2018/08/28/iphone-x-plus-rumors-2019-3d-touch-good-riddance/

 

How to Fix “Unlock iPhone to Use Accessories”

https://www.howtogeek.com/359678/how-to-fix-unlock-iphone-to-use-accessories/

 

Why Satellite Internet Is the New Space Race

Satellites are a reasonable way to achieve internet access where previously there was none. But the technology has not been fast, reliable, or responsive enough to compete with modern fiber or cable-based internet. That may change with efforts from the likes of SpaceX.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362695/why-satellite-internet-is-the-new-space-race?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Many Bluetooth Implementations and OS Drivers Affected by Crypto Bug

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/many-bluetooth-implementations-and-os-drivers-affected-by-crypto-bug/

 

Microsoft Teams Free version is a great alternative to Slack

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-teams-free-version

 

Samsung launches DeX dongle: Here's how it stacks up to the original

Business users can look forward to the portability of Samsung's DeX dongle.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/samsung-launches-dex-dongle-heres-how-it-stacks-up-to-the-original/https://www.techrepublic.com/article/samsung-launches-dex-dongle-heres-how-it-stacks-up-to-the-original/

 

Iran's Facebook strategy had echoes of Russian playbook

Just about any nation can use the same strategies, and several may already be veterans at it, experts said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/iran-s-facebook-strategy-had-echoes-russian-playbook-n903091

 

A New Leak Confirms Possible Date for Google's Upcoming Pixel Announcement

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/leak-confirms-possible-date-google-220900283.html

 

Researchers Create Computer the Size of a Speck of Dust

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/274772-researchers-create-computer-the-size-of-dust?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to speed up your computer

https://www.komando.com/tips/474406/how-to-speed-up-your-computer

 

Two days with the Galaxy Watch: Bezels, Bixby and stress tests

Samsung's new wearable tries to do a bit of everything.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/24/two-days-with-the-galaxy-watch/?yptr=yahoo

 

How Other Search Engines Compare to Google

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-other-search-engines-compare-google/

 

BlueSYNC BBR Bluetooth speaker review: Affordable audio for all your devices

With summer in full swing, you might be interested in taking your sound experience mobile, especially for parties and other events. Say hi to the BlueSYNC BBR Bluetooth speaker.

https://www.windowscentral.com/bluesync-bbr-bluetooth-speaker-review-affordable-audio-all-devices

 

Costco is already taking $500 off the Galaxy Note 9, no 24-month contract required

https://bgr.com/2018/08/27/galaxy-note-9-deals-t-mobile-costco/

 

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 Listen to TV With Your Headphones

You don't need to share your TV's audio with everyone around you. These are the easiest ways to connect your headphones to your television.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362461/how-to-listen-to-tv-with-your-headphones?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Bitdefender Releases Decryption Tool for Older Version of LockCrypt Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/bitdefender-releases-decryption-tool-for-older-version-of-lockcrypt-ransomware/

 

Block Unsupported Hardware Popup in Windows Update

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/unsupported-hardware-popup-in-windows-update

 

How to use VBA to select an Excel range

VBA makes it easy to select an Excel range. Here are two macros that offer maximum efficiency and flexibility.

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/using-vba-to-select-an-excel-range/

 

How to disable speakers and microphone on Windows 10

The Settings app finally offers an easier way to disable or enable speakers and microphones, and in this guide, you'll learn how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-speakers-microphone-windows-10/

 

If You’re Sick of Resetting Your Internet, You Need a New Wireless Router

We'll help you achieve the blazing-fast Wi-Fi speeds you deserve.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/sick-resetting-internet-wireless-router-194100300.html

 

Is Hyper-Threading a Fundamental Security Risk?

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/276138-is-hyper-threading-a-fundamental-security-risk?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

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

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

 

Facebook test feature shows what you have in common with strangers

The social network said it will only show info you chose to make public.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/25/facebook-things-in-common-experiment/?yptr=yahoo

 

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

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

 

Best Laptops Under $300 in 2018

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-laptop-under-300

 

Apple’s most affordable iPhone X replacement is going to be impossible to find in stores

https://bgr.com/2018/08/27/2018-iphone-x-vs-iphone-xl-launch-date-pre-order-details/

 

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/

 

Facial Recognition: Should We Fear It or Embrace It?

Advances in deep learning and artificial neural networks have propelled the speed and accuracy of facial recognition to new levels. But who's making sure the tech is not being abused? At least one tech CEO is in favor of regulation to address this.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/362807/facial-recognition-should-we-fear-it-or-embrace-it?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Researchers Detail New CPU Side-Channel Attack Named SpectreRSB

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/researchers-detail-new-cpu-side-channel-attack-named-spectrersb/

 

What is Antimalware Service Executable? Why is it consuming high CPU/Memory?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/antimalware-service-executable-windows

 

Black Hat 2018: Connecting cars to enhance the way we drive

Thomas Mackenzie, associate partner at X-Force Red at IBM, talks about the importance of connecting communication technologies between vehicles at Black Hat 2018.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/black-hat-2018-connecting-cars-to-enhance-the-way-we-drive/

 

How to access Advanced startup options on Windows 10 to troubleshoot and fix your PC

Five ways to access the Advanced startup options to boot in Safe Mode, change UEFI settings, use System Restore or System Recovery image to get your PC working again.

https://pureinfotech.com/access-advanced-startup-options-windows-10-troubleshoot-fix-pc/

 

'They're liquidating us': AT&T continues layoffs and outsourcing despite profits

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apos-apos-liquidating-us-apos-090007865.html

 

Facebook’s Free VPN App Pulled from Apple App Store for Privacy Violations

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/276060-facebooks-free-vpn-app-pulled-from-apple-app-store-for-privacy-violations?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Acronis True Image 2018 Cloud Backup Review: Best for Power Users

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/acronis-true-image,review-5402.html

 

Magic Leap teardown reveals the complexities of mixed reality

Complex optics, infrared eyeball tracking and NVIDIA graphics.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/24/magic-leap-teardown-reveals-complexities-mixed-reality/?yptr=yahoo

 

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

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

 

Static pressure vs. high airflow: Choosing the right fans for your PC

Should you install static pressure or high airflow fans?

https://www.windowscentral.com/static-pressure-vs-high-airflow-choosing-right-fans-your-pc

 

All three Galaxy S10 models are set to get Samsung’s most game-changing feature in years

https://bgr.com/2018/08/27/galaxy-s10-leak-fingerprint-sensor-all-models/

 

How to Fix All Your Samsung Phone’s Annoyances

https://www.howtogeek.com/359942/how-to-fix-all-your-samsung-phones-annoyances/

 

DNC Tells Candidates to Avoid Huawei, ZTE Products

'It's very important that party and campaign workers not use ZTE or Huawei devices, even if the price is low or free,' the DNC's chief security says in a warning to 2018 candidates.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362917/dnc-tells-candidates-to-stay-away-from-huawei-zte-products?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Academics Announce New Protections Against Spectre and Rowhammer Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/academics-announce-new-protections-against-spectre-and-rowhammer-attacks/

 

Generate Direct Download Links for Microsoft Store apps

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/generate-direct-download-links-for-microsoft-store-apps

 

Why you can't defeat Google location tracking even if you turn it off

Google services on Android and iPhone still track users even if privacy settings instruct it not to.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-you-cant-defeat-google-location-tracking-even-if-you-turn-it-off/

 

Learning from the pros: Pinterest

https://www.msnbc.com/your-business/watch/learning-from-the-pros-pinterest-1305710147975?v=railb

 

Here’s everything we know about the 2019 iPhone

https://www.yahoo.com/news/everything-know-2019-iphone-204432353.html

 

14 Things You Can Do in macOS High Sierra That You Couldn't Do Before

https://gizmodo.com/14-things-you-can-do-in-macos-high-sierra-that-you-coul-1805662455

 

Apple Boots Facebook's Nosy VPN Out of App Store

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/apple-facebook-onavo,news-27869.html

 

Major AMD chip supplier will no longer make next-gen chips

It's too expensive for GlobalFoundries to keep up with Samsung and TSMC.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/28/global-foundries-stops-7-nanometer-chip-production/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft Edge Adds “Web Authentication” Feature to Eliminate Passwords

https://www.maketecheasier.com/microsoft-edge-web-authentication-eliminate-passwords/

 

How to build a Raspberry Pi-powered NAS

Forget spending hundreds on a pre-assembled NAS solution. Do it yourself with Raspberry Pi!

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-build-raspberry-pi-powered-nas

 

Intel just unveiled the ultra-efficient chips that might power Apple’s MacBook Air replacement

https://bgr.com/2018/08/28/intel-8th-gen-mobile-chips-announced-2018-macbook-air/

 

Need for speed — How to squeeze every last drop out of macOS Sierra

A macOS performance tweaking guide for hardcore Android developers

https://medium.com/@ayltai/need-for-speed-how-to-squeeze-every-last-drop-out-of-macos-sierra-7ac17b680c98

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MIT finds a way for submarines to talk directly to airplanes

It uses a mix of sonar and radar to overcome water-air limitations.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/21/mit-wireless-water-air-communication/?yptr=yahoo

 

Mozilla to Remove Support for Built-In Feed Reader From Firefox

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-to-remove-support-for-built-in-feed-reader-from-firefox/

 

Windows 10 April 2018 Update 4 months on: Has it improved?

Windows 10 Version 1803 was arguably buggier than previous Windows 10 releases. So, four months on, have things improved?

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-april-2018-update-4-months-has-it-improved

 

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/

 

The 13 Best Xposed Modules for Customizing Your Android Device

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/12-best-xposed-modules-customizing-android-6-0-marshmallow/

 

How to boost your MacBook's battery life

Extend your MacBook's running time

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/computing/how-to-boost-macbook-battery-life-1318380

 

Cybercrime isn’t going away, but hacking prosecutions are falling

PC PLOD CAN'T CATCH CRIMINALS IF THEY DON'T HAVE THE RESOURCES.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/cybercrime-isnt-going-away-but-hacking-prosecutions-are-falling/

 

Apple's Free 200GB iCloud Deal Has a Catch

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-free-200gb-icloud-143500655.html

 

Weak passwords let a hacker access internal Sprint staff portal

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/25/hacker-accessed-sprint-portal-customer-data/?yptr=yahoo

 

Xiaomi Announces a $300 Smartphone with Flagship Specs

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/166236/xiaomi-announces-300-smartphone-flagship-specs?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_MT2nWRiKsDgvXl2r9LgYhyqeRwPvRrJckfQjEu7cfrKIsyyQkkPEpT7uyfPZ33U78wsaIUaa_huIYLY-5MiXMgCMrOw&_hsmi=65409807

 

Best free Overclocking software for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/overclocking-software-for-windows

 

How to Automatically End Tasks While Shutting Down Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/auto-end-tasks-shut-down-windows/

 

Here's the FCC's plan speeding up 5G deployments and lowering their cost

As the international race toward full 5G deployment continues, the FCC announced plans for how to up the speed and lower the cost.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/heres-the-fccs-plan-speeding-up-5g-deployments-and-lowering-their-cost/

 

Tips and Tricks for Better Smartphone Photography

For many, phones have completely replaced dedicated digital cameras, but even pros reach for their iPhones or Samsung Galaxy phones to snap images from time to time. Here's how to take better pics with your smartphone.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2417521,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Sony’s revamped Aibo heads to the US for $2,899

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/23/sony-aibo-us-launch/?yptr=yahoo

 

Ransomware Infection Cripples Shipping Giant COSCO's American Network

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-infection-cripples-shipping-giant-coscos-american-network/

 

Best Surge Protectors in 2018

You pay a lot for your electronics, so shield them from electrical damage with the best surge protection.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-surge-protectors

 

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/

 

How to Turn a TV Into a Retro Gaming System With Raspberry Pi Zero

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/retro-gaming-system-raspberry-pi-zero/

 

10 tweaks for Mac OS X

Get that little bit more from OS X and smooth away some rough edges with 10 sneaky little tricks and tweaks

https://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac-software/10-os-x-hacks-3601189/

 

Hackers steal $13.5 million from Indian bank in global attack

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/hackers-indian-bank-attack/#new_tab

 

Apple's New Mac mini Strategy Revealed

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-mac-mini-strategy-124300625.html

 

Animoto hack exposes personal information, location data

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/20/animoto-hack-exposes-personal-information-geolocation-data/

 

Apple Kills Off Back to My Mac in Mojave

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/mac-and-macos/166244/apple-kills-off-back-mac-mojave?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_MT2nWRiKsDgvXl2r9LgYhyqeRwPvRrJckfQjEu7cfrKIsyyQkkPEpT7uyfPZ33U78wsaIUaa_huIYLY-5MiXMgCMrOw&_hsmi=65409807

 

Automate your repetitive computer work with PlayStatic

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/automate-repetitive-computer-work-playstatic

 

What Is Android Things? Everything You Need to Know

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

 

Despite patches, Samsung Galaxy S7 open to Meltdown exploit and millions are affected

Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones are left open to hacking with microchip security flaw, according to research at the Black Hat conference.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/despite-patches-samsung-galaxy-s7-open-to-meltdown-exploit-and-millions-are-affected/

 

Feds Indict Hackers for Stealing 15 Million Payment Card Numbers

Federal investigators indicted three Ukranian nationals who were allegedly part of the Carbanak gang, a hacking syndicate responsible for stealing payment card records across the US.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362857/feds-indict-hackers-for-stealing-15-million-payment-card-num?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Google removes accounts tied to Iran-led misinformation campaign

It took down YouTube channels, Google+ accounts and blogs on Blogger.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/23/google-removes-accounts-iran-misinformation-campaign/?yptr=yahoo

 

Chrome Extensions, Android and iOS Apps Caught Collecting Browsing Data

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/chrome-extensions-android-and-ios-apps-caught-collecting-browsing-data/

 

Best apps to free up storage on Windows 10

Space limitations on your PC can prevent you from running the apps and games you want. Here are the best apps to free up your storage.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-apps-free-storage-windows-10

 

6 Smarthome Safety Features You Should Enable Right Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/359467/6-smarthome-safety-features-you-should-enable/

 

5 Medicine Reminder Apps to Identify Pills and Remember to Take Them

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/medicine-reminder-apps/

 

How to Install Kodi

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/how-to-install-kodi,review-4418.html

 

Apple hacked by 16-year-old who “dreamed” of working for firm

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/apple-hacked-by-16-year-old-who-dreamed-of-working-for-firm-20254.html#new_tab

 

WatchOS 4.0: Everything you need to know

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-watchos-4-0-improves-183209020.html

 

Bluetooth flaw allows man-in-the-middle attacks

https://blog.avast.com/bluetooth-security-flaw?et_cid=159518&et_rid=99890972&mailing=con_oo_pc_paac_sec_all_2018_q3_bojj_news08

 

New facial recognition tech catches first impostor at D.C. airport

An identification card from the Republic of Congo was found hidden in the man's shoe, officials said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-facial-recognition-tech-catches-first-impostor-d-c-airport-n903236

 

How to add Safe Mode to Boot Menu options in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-safe-mode-to-boot-menu-options-in-windows-10

 

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

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

 

PayPal, Square vulnerabilities impact mobile point-of-sale machines

Researchers have disclosed the existence of point-of-sale bugs which impact mobile payment services worldwide.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/paypal-square-vulnerabilities-impact-mobile-point-of-sale-machines/

 

Russian Troll Farm Just the Tip of a Misinformation Iceberg

We've heard a lot about the Internet Research Agency and Russian hacking, but security and social media experts tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that the IRA is only the beginning.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362860/russian-troll-farm-just-the-tip-of-a-misinformation-iceberg?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Samsung's latest curved gaming monitors are fast and cheap

The CJG5 series delivers a 'natural' picture without other frills.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/21/samsung-cjg5-curved-gaming-monitor/?yptr=yahoo

 

New Version of the Kronos Banking Trojan Discovered

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-version-of-the-kronos-banking-trojan-discovered/

 

Microsofts 3D Builder vs. Tinkercad: Which is best for you?

While both programs do similar things, one is not like the other.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-3d-builder-vs-tinkercad-which-one-better-you

 

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/

 

How to Manage Multiple Google or Gmail Accounts on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-manage-multiple-google-gmail-accounts-android/

 

Backblaze Cloud Backup Review: Simple, Cheap and Fast

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/backblaze,review-5403.html

 

Tuning Mac OS X Performance

http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/performance.html

 

Apple Is Old News: Here's the Next $1 Trillion Company

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-old-news-apos-next-133100521.html

 

Apple may be concerned about NC legislative maneuvering

https://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2018/08/24/apple-may-be-concerned-about-nc-legislative.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Pitch your product to Your Business & Shopify

https://www.msnbc.com/your-business/watch/pitch-your-product-to-your-business-shopify-1305710659754?v=railb

 

How to view saved Wi-Fi passwords on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/view-saved-wi-fi-passwords-windows

 

Best Laptops for Every Budget in 2018

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

 

Irrigation system vulnerabilities highlight physical consequences of cyberattacks

A new report from Ben-Gurion University of Negev warns of potential attacks against urban water services.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/irrigation-system-vulnerabilities-highlight-physical-consequences-of-cyberattacks/

 

Tips and Tricks Inside Microsoft's Edge Browser

Ready to surf the web on Windows 10? Don't rush to Chrome or Firefox. Microsoft's Edge browser adds a few new tricks with the April 2018 Update.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362558/tips-and-tricks-inside-microsoft-s-edge-browser?ipmat&&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14#x3D;337251&ipmtype=26?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Court rules accessing smart meter data constitutes a government search

Could the government use your smart meter to spy on you?

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/23/court-rules-smart-meter-data-government-search/?yptr=yahoo

 

USBHarpoon Is a BadUSB Attack with A Twist

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/usbharpoon-is-a-badusb-attack-with-a-twist/

 

How Much You'll Likely Pay for Apple's 2018 iPhone X Plus

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/much-apos-ll-likely-pay-080000658.html

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10 best phones with facial recognition: iPhone X, Note 9, LG G7 and more

A look at the most popular phones that let you unlock the screen (and sometimes even pay for stuff) with your face.

https://www.cnet.com/news/10-best-phones-with-facial-recognition-iphone-x-note-9-galaxy-s9-lg-g7/#ftag=CAD590a51e

 

How to Shrink a Virtualbox VM in Windows 10

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

 

Encrypting File System (EFS) on Windows 10 explained

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/encrypting-file-system-efs-windows-10

How to Disable App Launch Tracking in Windows 10

 

 

Getting the most from OneNote, part 2: OneNote 10 is catching up

OneNote lets you tag, flag, recognize, record and search just about anything. Soon, the Windows Store variant will be the main version of this 'hidden gem'.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/getting-the-most-from-onenote-part-2-onenote-10-is-catching-up/

 

Who Is Buying All The Smart Speakers?

According to NPR and Edison Research's "Smart Audio Report," 43 million people in the US now own at least one smart speaker. And the demographics and ownership breakdowns may not be exactly what you expect.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362675/who-is-buying-all-the-smart-speakers?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

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/

 

Solve 10 Big Android Issues and Annoyances With These Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/solve-android-annoyances-apps/

 

How to Recover Your Forgotten Yahoo! Password

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

 

Facebook bans quiz app, pulls its security app over privacy concerns

Facebook removed its Onavo Protect virtual private network app from Apple's store after the iPhone maker brought in tighter data security rules.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-bans-second-quiz-app-concerns-user-data-misused-n903151

 

Scam alert! Don’t fall for this webcam extortion ploy

https://blog.avast.com/scam-alert-dont-fall-for-extortion-ploy?et_cid=159518&et_rid=99890972&mailing=con_oo_pc_paac_sec_all_2018_q3_bojj_news08

 

Firefox Quantum review

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/faster-even-more-minimalist-firefox-215518607.html

 

Verizon admits 'throttling' data to Calif. firefighters amid blaze

Verizon admitted that it should have lifted speed restrictions for firefighters, but said the issue was not due to the rollback of net neutrality rules.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/verizon-admits-throttling-data-calif-firefighters-amid-blaze-n902991

 

Best 3D printers for Windows users on a budget

Here are some top picks that cost less than $1,000.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-3d-printers-home-under-1000

 

Skype previews texting feature for PCs

The feature's only available to Insiders for now.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/18/skype-preview-android-sms-connect/?yptr=yahoo

 

Pixel 3 Leak Suggests Apple’s iPhone X Should Be Very Scared

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/23/pixel-3-leak-super-selfies/

 

How to Disable App Launch Tracking in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-app-launch-tracking-windows10/

 

Scanner is not working on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/scanner-not-working-windows-10

 

Google releases Android 9 Pie: Rolls out to Pixel phones first

Android 9 Pie is really about morphing the mobile operating system to a platform for the search giant's artificial intelligence.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/google-releases-android-9-pie-rolls-out-to-pixel-phones-first/

 

How to Get Infected With Malware

Computers these days work so smoothly, using them can be plain boring. Want some excitement? Throw off the shackles of your security software and get your system infected with malware! Our tongue-in-cheek guide can show you how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/362443/how-to-get-infected-with-malware?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Symantec Discovers New and Inexperienced Iranian APT

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/symantec-discovers-new-and-inexperienced-iranian-apt/

 

The Top 7 Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-photography-tips-for-beginners/

 

How to Use Alexa Without an Amazon Echo

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

 

Rossen reports exclusive: 'drone hunter' captures enemy targets before attacks

https://www.today.com/video/rossen-reports-exclusive-drone-hunter-captures-enemy-targets-before-attacks-1302487107915?v=railb

 

The 10 must-have utilities for macOS Sierra

For the least frustration and most efficiency on your Mac, install these handy extras.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3151437/software/the-10-must-have-utilities-for-macos-sierra.html

 

T-Mobile Says a Data Breach Is Affecting Millions of Its Customers. Here's What You Need to Know

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-mobile-says-data-breach-210106958.html

 

Russia's political meddling efforts go beyond midterms, experts say

Cybersecurity experts who spoke with NBC News said midterms are just a small part of the broader digital battle being fought between Russia and the U.S.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/russia-s-political-meddling-efforts-go-beyond-midterms-experts-say-n902486

 

How to create Windows 10 system restore points automatically on startup

You can create system restore points every time Windows 10 starts, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-create-system-restore-points-automatically-startup-windows-10

 

Android 9 Pie review: Google gets more thoughtful

It's a great update that will get even better soon.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/17/android-9-pie-review/?yptr=yahoo

 

Software services are the linchpin of Apple's long-term growth, analyst says 

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/08/23/dan-ives-software-services-are-key-to-apples-long-term-growth.html

 

Why Are SSD Prices Suddenly Plummeting?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-are-ssd-prices-plummeting/

 

How to customize VLC Media Player interface

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-modify-the-vlc-media-player-interface

 

How to add a trusted Certificate Authority certificate to Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge

Adding a trusted Certificate Authority certificate to your browser to suppress intrusive security warnings will allow your users better peace of mind.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-a-trusted-certificate-authority-certificate-to-internet-explorer-or-microsoft-edge/

 

All The Ways We're Using Smart Speakers

Smart speaker owners surveyed in NPR and Edison Research's "Smart Audio Report" use audio commands for a wide array of tasks, from checking the weather and looking up recipes to controlling their smart homes.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362683/all-the-ways-were-using-smart-speakers?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Microsoft Discovers Supply Chain Attack at Unnamed Maker of PDF Software

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-discovers-supply-chain-attack-at-unnamed-maker-of-pdf-software/

 

How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 for Offline Listening

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/turn-any-youtube-video-into-mp3/

 

Google Hid An Awesome Per-App Auto Rotate Feature in Android P

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-hid-an-awesome-per-app-auto-rotate-feature-in-android-p/

 

How to Speed Up Slow macOS Sierra

https://macpaw.com/how-to/speed-up-macos-sierra

 

NVIDIA’s RTX GPUs' True Potential Is Seen in RTX-Supported Games

RTX 2080 versus GTX 1080 Ti

https://marketrealist.com/2018/08/nvidias-rtx-gpus-true-potential-is-seen-in-rtx-supported-games

 

Nvidia’s RTX 2000 GPUs look like A.I. hardware dressed up for gamers

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-rtx-2000-gpus-look-101500552.html

 

Here’s How to Use Cortana with Alexa (and Vice Versa)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/how-to-use-cortana-on-amazon-echo-alexa-windows-10,news-27811.html

 

Movies Anywhere can now be linked to your Microsoft account

With little fanfare (so far), you can now start linking your Microsoft account with Movies Anywhere.

https://www.windowscentral.com/movies-anywhere-can-now-be-linked-your-microsoft-account

 

How Google’s location-tracking issue affects you

Watching Google watch us.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/17/how-google-location-tracking-issue-affects-you/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft's anti-hacking efforts make it an internet cop

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/08/21/the-associated-press-microsofts-anti-hacking-efforts-make-it-an-internet-cop.html

 

Apple Explains What They Really Do with Your Data: Nothing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apple-what-they-do-with-data/

 

We couldn’t install or update Windows 10 – 0xC1900101 error

When it comes to installing or Updating Windows 10, there are tons of issues you could face. Most of the time there is an error message that the system shows to help you figure out the problem. This post will help you if when you try to update, upgrade or install Windows 10, the installation or update fails with error message:

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/couldnt-install-update-windows-10-0xc1900101-error

 

Raspberry Pi and machine learning: How to get started

A guide to how to experiment with machine learning on the $35 board.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-and-machine-learning-how-to-get-started/

 

Dropbox Now Fully Integrates With Gmail

Google and Dropbox are working together to ensure you no longer have to even think about where all your files are stored. Simply download the Dropbox for Gmail add-on and everything will be stored in the cloud for easy sharing and fewer storage limit worries.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362719/dropbox-now-fully-integrates-with-gmail?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Microsoft Says It’s Improving the Windows Update Experience

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-says-it-s-improving-the-windows-update-experience/

 

Skype Video Not Working? How to Test and Troubleshoot Your Camera

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-troubleshoot-when-skype-has-no-video-windows/

 

How to Set Up and Configure Your Amazon Echo

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

 

How to speed up a Mac in 11 tips

Every Mac user needs to learn a few simple steps they can take to tweak a little more performance from their Apple machine.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3218709/apple-mac/how-to-speed-up-a-mac-in-11-tips.html

 

How To Build Your Own Drone

A DIY drone is within your grasp.

https://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/drones/a22759784/how-to-build-your-own-drone/

 

Everything We Know About the Extensively Leaked Google Pixel 3 XL

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/everything-know-extensively-leaked-google-182700235.html

 

How to Encrypt Files on Windows

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/encrypt-files-windows,news-18314.html

 

Best Barebones PC in 2018

This isn't just a small PC, it's a big PC in a small box.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-barebones-pcs

 

Windows 95 app brings nerd nostalgia to macOS, Windows and Linux

Hello, memory lane.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/23/run-windows-95-app-mac-windows-linux/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple reportedly reaches deal with third-party reseller to allow authorized iPhone repairs

Simply Mac will get the equipment necessary to conduct official smartphone fixes

https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/22/17770664/apple-simply-mac-deal-iphone-screen-repair-authorized

 

How to Send a Mail Merge in Gmail

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