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Sat 9/15/2018 1386
Fri 9/14/2018 1385
Thur 9/13/2018 1384
Wed 9/12/2018 1383
Tue 9/11/2018 1382
Mon 9/10/2018 1381
Sun 9/09/2018 1380

Sat 1386 9/15/2018

Trump Pulls Gloves Off on Offensive Cyber Actions

Presidential Order Reportedly Loosens Restrictions on Use of Cyber Weapons

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/trump-pulls-gloves-off-on-offensive-cyber-actions-a-11374

 

TAKE SCREENSHOTS ON A RASPBERRY PI

Use screenshots to show others how you set up the software for your projects

https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/take-screenshots-raspberry-pi/

 

'Apple doesn’t like to admit they copy anyone, even in the smallest things' — this startup CEO says that Apple is using 'alternative facts' to market the new Apple Watch 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-apple-doesn-t-admit-203856007.html

 

Print pages off the web without all the ads

https://www.komando.com/downloads/422889/print-pages-off-the-web-without-all-the-ads

 

After 5 Years, Touch ID Is About to Get Read Its Last Rites

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/after-5-years-touch-id-is-about-get-read-its-last-rites-0187273/

 

How to Check Which Bluetooth Version Your PC or Mac Supports

https://www.howtogeek.com/360849/how-to-check-which-bluetooth-version-your-pc-or-mac-supports/

 

Alt-Tab Terminator enhances the default Windows ALT-Tab functionality

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/alt-tab-terminator-enhances-default-windows-alt-tab-functionality

 

Barack Obama's Blackmail Virus Ransomware Only Encrypts .EXE Files

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/barack-obamas-blackmail-virus-ransomware-only-encrypts-exe-files/

 

Just say no: Wi-Fi-enabled appliance botnet could bring power grid to its knees

Princeton researchers find army of high-wattage IoT devices could cripple electric grid.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/08/just-say-no-wi-fi-enabled-appliance-botnet-could-bring-power-grid-to-its-knees/

 

Here's how much the new $1,099 iPhone XS Max would cost you per month

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/13/how-much-the-new-1099-iphone-xs-max-would-cost-you-per-month.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

New to Instagram? 20 Common Terms You Should Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/new-instagram-common-terms-know/

 

Walmart relaunches Jet.com with same-day grocery delivery in NYC

It plans to tailor its site based on the customer’s city.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/13/walmart-relaunches-jet-same-day-grocery-delivery/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft Announces October 2 Surface Event, Hardware Upgrades Expected

Microsoft has started sending out invites for a new Surface event that will take place on October 2 with an agenda that’s yet to be determined.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-october-2-surface-event-hardware-upgrades-expected-522570.shtml

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. S9+: Which Phablet Reigns Supreme?

It's a tough choice between the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and the powerful new stylus-equipped Note 9, so we broke down the differences between the two phablets to help you decide.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/363113/samsung-galaxy-note-9-vs-s9-which-phablet-reigns-supreme?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to get rid of trojan virus on Mac

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

 

LONGTERM TEST: DELL XPS 13

With months of accumulated hard daily use we can deliver a very clear impression about the Dell XPS 13

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/longterm-test-dell-xps-13-511461

 

The Best Generators To Keep Your Home Running Through a Storm

https://www.yahoo.com/news/best-generators-keep-home-running-145200578/photo-p-backup-generator-home-great-photo-145403771.html

 

How to download Netflix shows and movies

https://www.komando.com/tips/416858/how-to-download-netflix-shows-and-movies

 

Samsung Is Bringing the Galaxy A6 to the US — Budget Phone with a Flagship Screen

https://android.gadgethacks.com/news/samsung-is-bringing-galaxy-a6-us-budget-phone-with-flagship-screen-0187272/

 

5 macOS Features That Microsoft Should Ruthlessly Steal

https://www.howtogeek.com/361688/5-macos-features-that-microsoft-should-ruthlessly-steal/

 

PIN vs Password in Windows 10 – Which offers better security?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/pin-vs-password-in-windows-10

 

Avast Users Having Internet Issues & Malwarebytes Conflicts After Upgrade (Malwarebytes setting, my account, disable trialware)

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/avast-users-having-internet-issues-and-malwarebytes-conflicts-after-upgrade/

 

Indian Bank Hit in $13.5M Cyberheist After FBI ATM Cashout Warning

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/08/indian-bank-hit-in-13-5m-cyberheist-after-fbi-atm-cashout-warning/

 

Apple raised iPhone prices overall, but one new model could entice those who sat out last year's X 

  - Apple's new iPhone lineup is more expensive than ever.

  - Meanwhile, the iPhone XR will have mass appeal because it brings the futuristic features from last year's iPhone X for hundreds less.

  - This will help Apple boost iPhone sales growth and profits.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/12/iphone-xs-xs-max-and-xr-pricing.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

iPhone Speaker Not Working? Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-iphone-speaker-not-working/

 

How to see who’s has been accessing your Netflix account

You can check who's currently streaming or who has been using your Netflix account with this simple trick.

https://pureinfotech.com/see-who-accessing-netflix-account/

 

380.000 British Airways Customers Affected by Data Breach UPDATE

In a statement published on their main website, British Airways has confirmed and apologized for payment card data theft of more than 380.00 customers.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/380-000-british-airways-customers-affected-by-data-breach-522569.shtml

 

Over The Next 5 Years, 146 Billion Records Will Be Breached

Juniper Research predicts that in 2023 alone, more than 33 billion records will be exposed via criminal data breaches, a 175 percent increase over the 12 billion records expected to be compromised this year.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363117/over-the-next-five-years-146-billion-records-will-be-breach?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to get rid of adware on your Mac

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

 

Review: HP Envy X2HP convertible laptop

Great build quality, light weight and amazing battery life make it extremely portable. But the ARM processor severely-limits software compatibility.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/review/review-hp-envy-x2hp-convertible-laptop-499171

 

There's a good working theory about why Apple discontinued the iPhone X, the best phone it's ever made, only a year after announcing it 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-good-working-theory-why-161318956.html

 

Charge your Android phone faster

https://www.komando.com/tips/484427/charge-your-android-phone-faster

 

Get Android's Quick Settings on Your iPhone for Instant Access to Location Services, Settings & More

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/get-androids-quick-settings-your-iphone-for-instant-access-location-services-settings-more-0186921/

 

People Think Their Passwords Are Too Awesome For Two Factor Authentication. They’re Wrong.

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/people-think-their-passwords-are-too-awesome-for-two-factor-authentication.-theyre-wrong./

 

VPN not working in Windows 10 – Fix VPN problems & issues

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

 

Microsoft Fights to Improve Skype & Users Just Want Classic Back

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-fights-to-improve-skype-and-users-just-want-classic-back/

 

Top 10 Pure-Play Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2018

https://cybersecurityventures.com/top-10-pure-play-cybersecurity-companies-to-watch-in-2018/

 

Apple, Firefox browsers aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

The new browser features provide consumers with protection from tracking in what's becoming an escalating privacy arms race.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/apple-firefox-browsers-aim-thwart-facebook-google-tracking-n909671

 

How to Use Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smart-objects-adobe-photoshop-guide/

 

How to clean install Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update)

VIDEO: The best way to get Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) is doing a clean installation — Here's why and how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/clean-install-windows-10-1809-october-2018-update/

 

Chrome 69 Removes WWW from URLs

In a not so surprising move, Google decided to implement a change in the 69th release of their web browsers that angered a lot of Chrome users.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/chrome-69-removes-www-from-urls-522567.shtml

 

The Best USB and USB-C Hubs

Need some extra ports for your peripherals? With these top USB hubs, you can add up to 13 additional connectors to your laptop, including Ethernet, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB-C, and an SD card reader, for as little as $5.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362121/the-best-usb-and-usb-c-hubs?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to get rid of a Chrome virus on your computer

https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-chrome-virus

 

Apple fixes the 2018 MacBook Pro's throttling problem

Software update aims to kill bug that renders machine slower than 2017's model.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/apple-fixes-the-2018-macbook-pros-throttling-problem-499073

 

Apple's big September event was one of the most disappointing iPhone launches in recent memory 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-big-september-event-144241275.html

 

Use Google for a reverse phone lookup

https://www.komando.com/tips/484400/use-google-for-a-reverse-phone-lookup

 

Why You Still Shouldn't Use iCloud Keychain to Store Your Passwords in iOS 12

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/why-you-still-shouldnt-use-icloud-keychain-store-your-passwords-ios-12-0187009/

 

Watch Free TV and Movies in Your Browser With The Roku Channel Online (No Roku Required)

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/watch-free-tv-and-movies-in-your-browser-with-the-roku-channel-online-no-roku-required/

 

Easy Screenshot for Firefox lets you capture webpages

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/easy-screenshot-for-firefox

 

CryptoNar Ransomware Discovered and Quickly Decrypted

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cryptonar-ransomware-discovered-and-quickly-decrypted/

 

DHS Hosts National Exercise on Election Security

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2018/08/15/dhs-hosts-national-exercise-election-security

 

Leaks, petitions and tweets: How tech workers are starting to revolt

In recent months, workers at some of the biggest tech companies have mobilized to push their employers to reconsider some government projects.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/leaks-petitions-tweets-how-tech-workers-are-starting-revolt-n906281

 

5 macOS Folders You Should Never Touch (And Why)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-folders-never-touch/

 

SURFACE PRO 4 AND PRO 3 RECEIVE SEPTEMBER 2018 FIRMWARE UPDATE

Older versions of Surface Pro get new firmware to improve battery life and security.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-pro4-pro3-september-2018-firmware-update/

 

Tor Mobile Browser Now Available for Download on Android

No iOS version planned for the time being

Tor Project, the company that built the already-famous Tor browser, has released the very first mobile version of its application for Android devices.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/tor-mobile-browser-now-available-for-download-on-android-522565.shtml

 

Alexa and Cortana Become Smart Friends

This week it will become possible to access Amazon's smart assistant Alexa on your Cortana-enabled devices, and alternatively, access Microsoft's smart assistant on Amazon's Echo devices. It's just a shame triggering access is a bit clunky.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363111/alexa-and-cortana-become-smart-friends?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to run a Mac virus scanner

https://macpaw.com/how-to/scan-mac-for-virus

 

Review: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

A speed boost, but no price rise, makes this iteration of the Model B Pi more tempting than ever.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/review/review-raspberry-pi-3-model-b--498950

 

The next version of Apple's iPhone software, iOS 12, will be here September 17 — here are some of the biggest changes coming 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/next-version-apple-apos-iphone-184846657.html

 

BUILD A RASPBERRY PI POCKET PROJECTOR…HOW AWESOME IS THAT?!

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/build-raspberry-pi-pocket-projector/

 

Kim's Opinion: Cybersecurity and why we're our own worst enemy

https://www.komando.com/columns/486557/kims-opinion-cybersecurity-and-why-were-our-own-worst-enemy

 

What is Floating-Point Performance?

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

 

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Fri 1385 9/14/2018

Vizio Smart TVs Spied on Users; Sold Data to Ad Firms

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10412/vizio-smart-tvs-spied-users-sold-data-ad-firms

 

ThreatList: Financial-Themed Phishing Hooks Targets in Q2

https://threatpost.com/threatlist-financial-themed-phishing-lures-sink-hooks-into-targets-in-q2/135413/

 

Hands on with the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/hands-iphone-xs-iphone-xs-003330990.html

 

Review: HP Envy X360 15-BQ100AU 15.6in 2-in-1 Laptop

One of the first laptops with a mobile AMD Ryzen CPU.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/review/review-hp-envy-x360-15-bq100au-156in-2-in-1-laptop-488592

 

New Cmb Dharma Ransomware Variant Released

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-cmb-dharma-ransomware-variant-released/

 

How to Fix “iMessage Not Delivered” on Your iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-imessage-not-delivered/

 

15 ways to run a terrible website

Irritating website characteristics can annoy and drives users away from your business. See below what website design blunders you're guilty of and how to prevent them.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/15-ways-to-run-a-terrible-website/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to use QuickLook app to preview files in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/quicklook-app-to-preview-files-in-windows

 

Antergos

The perfect operating system for your PC and laptop, based on the Arch Linux distro

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/Cinnarch-89242.shtml

 

Windows 10 has started ‘warning’ users not to install Chrome or Firefox

https://bgr.com/2018/09/13/windows-10-chrome-firefox-warning-message/

 

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What’s the Difference and Which One Should You Use?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/understanding-wordpress-self-hosted-wordpress-vs-wordpresscom/

 

US carriers create single sign-on service that could end passwords

Project Verify may let you ditch your password manager for good.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/13/project-verify-passwords-att-verizon-sprint-tmobile/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to identify and report phishing to Apple

https://macpaw.com/how-to/report-phishing-to-apple

 

Always-Updated List of Phones That Will Get Android Pie

https://android.gadgethacks.com/news/always-updated-list-phones-will-get-android-pie-0186401/

 

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: Everything we know

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lg-denies-claims-running-build-165906384.html

 

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

 

Combating Social Engineering: Tips From Black Hat 2018

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/combating-social-engineering-tips-from-black-hat-2018/

 

32 Essential Internet Terms Everyone Must Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-internet-terms/

 

Healthcare security nightmare: UK's NHS lost nearly 10K patient records last year

Despite having electronic record systems in place, 94% of NHS Trusts still use handwritten notes for patient record keeping, according to a report from Parliament Street.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/healthcare-security-nightmare-uks-nhs-lost-nearly-10k-patient-records-last-year/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

LatencyMon checks if your Windows computer is suitable for real-time audio processing

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/latencymon-windows-suitable-real-time-audio-processing

 

4MLinux

The main edition of the 4MLinux operating system, a minimal distro for system rescue tasks

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/4MLinux-94400.shtml

 

Google and Samsung are teaming up to try and kill iMessage

https://bgr.com/2018/09/12/google-samsung-rcs-messaging-partnership/

 

Ordinary Wi-Fi Can Be Used for Security Screenings of Concealed Weapons and Explosives

https://www.maketecheasier.com/wi-fi-securty-screenings-weapons-explosives/

 

A year on, the iPhone X looks ordinary

Don't get me wrong: That’s a testament to its impact.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/12/iphone-x-one-year-later/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to AirDrop from Mac to iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-airdrop-on-macbook

 

Turn Off the Low Battery Warning Sound & Notification in Android 9.0 Pie

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/turn-off-low-battery-warning-sound-notification-android-9-0-pie-0186316/

 

Older iPhones may lose dongles, move to hurt chip supplier Cirrus: Barclays

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/older-iphones-may-lose-dongles-move-hurt-chip-194415832--finance.html

 

Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake chips promise faster Wi-Fi, longer battery life

Intel has shown off its latest chips, now dubbed the U-series and Y-series.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/intels-new-whiskey-lake-and-amber-lake-chips-promise-faster-wi-fi-longer-battery-life-511727

 

Firefox to Recommend Extensions Related to Sites You Visit

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/firefox-to-recommend-extensions-related-to-sites-you-visit/

 

10 eBay Advanced Search Tips for Geeks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ebay-advanced-search-tips/

 

Xperia owners: Here's when you'll get Android Pie, and why updates take so long

The new Android software update, Android Pie, will be available to Xperia users this fall. Here's why the software rollout takes so long.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/xperia-owners-heres-when-youll-get-android-pie-and-why-updates-take-so-long/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

HaveIBeenSold lets you know if your email address has been leaked

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/haveibeensold-lets-you-know-if-your-email-address-has-been-leaked

 

Tor Browser

Browse the web anonymously with the custom and private web browser from the Tor project

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Internet/HTTP-WWW-/Tor-Browser-102599.shtml

 

JBL’s smart display combines Google smarts with good sound

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/13/jbls-smart-display-combines-google-smarts-with-good-sound/?yptr=yahoo

 

Should Children Be Exposed to Technology at an Early Age?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/children-technology-early-age/

 

Kano adds a touchscreen to its complete DIY computer kit

It launches today for $280.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/13/kano-computer-kit-touch-raspberry-pi/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to get photos from iCloud

https://macpaw.com/how-to/get-photos-from-icloud

 

Are You Eligible to Upgrade to the Latest iPhone? Here's How to Check

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/are-you-eligible-upgrade-latest-iphone-heres-check-0187277/

 

Zello Walkie Talkie: Why App Downloads Are Soaring Ahead of Hurricane Florence

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/zello-walkie-talkie-why-app-151811716.html

 

Intel announces 8th-gen CPUs for ultrathin fanless PCs

And, integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi for the first time in this class

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/intel-announces-8th-gen-cpus-for-ultrathin-fanless-pcs-511593

 

Google Has Trouble Detecting Fake Tech-Support Ads

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-has-trouble-detecting-fake-tech-support-ads/

 

7 Most Annoying iPhone X Problems and How to Fix Issues

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-x-problems-issues/

 

6 reasons gamification improves cybersecurity training

Experts suggest using gaming as a framework to bolster cybersecurity training for employees. Find out why.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/6-reasons-gamification-improves-cybersecurity-training/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

crxMouse extension for Chrome lets you navigate with gestures

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/crxmouse-extension-google-chrome

 

ArcoLinux

A free and open-source GNU/Linux distribution based on the famous ArchLinux operating system

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Linux-Distributions/ArcoLinux-103807.shtml

 

Russian Military Spy Software is on Hundreds of Thousands of Home Routers

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2018/08/russian-military-spy-software-hundreds-thousands-home-routers/150474/

 

What to Look For When Getting a Powerbank

https://www.maketecheasier.com/powerbank-what-to-look-out-for/

 

MIT built a health-tracking sensor that can ‘see’ through walls

It's already being tested in over 200 homes.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/13/mit-health-tracking-sensor-see-through-walls/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to connect a printer to your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/connect-printer-to-mac

 

Samsung's Super Budget Friendly Galaxy J3 & J7 Coming Unlocked on September 14

https://android.gadgethacks.com/news/samsungs-super-budget-friendly-galaxy-j3-j7-coming-unlocked-september-14-0187279/

 

Don’t wait to buy that new iPhone battery — prices are going up

https://www.yahoo.com/news/iphone-battery-d-better-hurry-040038554.html

 

ACMA warns of fake Optus emails asking for credit card information

https://www.crn.com.au/news/acma-warns-of-fake-optus-emails-asking-for-credit-card-information-500127

 

AP Interview: FBI eyes plethora of river-related threats

https://apnews.com/53378e69e9294c699cb5e520badb5848

 

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Thur 1384 9/13/2018

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon Wear 3100 Smartwatch Processor

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/qualcomm-announces-snapdragon-wear-3100-140250993.html

 

Microsoft acquires Lobe, a drag-and-drop AI tool

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/13/microsoft-acquires-lobe-a-drag-and-drop-ai-tool/?yptr=yahoo

 

100+ Cool New iOS 12 Features You Didn't Know About

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/100-cool-new-ios-12-features-you-didnt-know-about-0182804/

 

The Bluetooth earbuds that replaced our AirPods are under $20 for the first time ever

https://bgr.com/2018/09/13/bluetooth-earbuds-under-20-amazon-sale-vava/

 

How to Add or Remove folders in a Library in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-remove-folders-library-windows-10

 

It's Official: Linux Kernel 4.19 Will Be the Next LTS (Long-Term Support) Series

The next long-term supported Linux kernel series was revealed recently as Linux 4.19 by the long-time Linux kernel developer and maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/it-s-official-linux-kernel-4-19-will-be-the-next-lts-long-term-support-series-522452.shtml

 

Intel SPI flash flaw could enable hackers to delete computer bios

Vulnerability could leave users with bricked systems. Intel has fixed a flaw that could prevent a system from booting, to cause it to operate in an unusual way, or execute arbitrary code during the system boot sequence.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/intel-spi-flash-flaw-could-enable-hackers-to-delete-computer-bios-489129

 

Scam Of The Week: SharePoint Phishing Attack On Office 365 Users

https://blog.knowbe4.com/sharepoint-phishing-attack-impacts-10-of-office-365-users

 

11 of the Best Free Windows 10 Store Apps You Should Try

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-free-windows-store-apps/

 

Spyware removal on Mac

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

 

The 8 Best Lightweight Laptops in 2018

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-lightweight-laptop/

 

New Banking Trojan Poses As A Security Module

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-banking-trojan-poses-as-a-security-module/

 

Microsoft will extend Windows 7 support in exchange for a monthly fee

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-extend-windows-7-support-192652720.html

 

Say goodbye to Inbox by Gmail

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/say-goodbye-to-inbox-by-gmail/?yptr=yahoo

 

What You Need to Know About Displays Before Choosing an iPhone XS or XR

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/oled-vs-lcd-what-you-need-know-about-displays-before-choosing-iphone-xs-xr-0187383/

 

Huawei CEO says his upcoming foldable smartphone could replace a computer

https://bgr.com/2018/09/12/huawei-foldable-phone-release-date-within-a-year-ceo-says/

 

Windows Clipboard Manager Tips and Tricks

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-clipboard-manager-tips-tricks

 

Wine

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

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

 

In-depth: Gigabyte’s Aero 15 is the perfect laptop for any professional

Built to match how you work – and play!

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/in-depth-gigabytes-aero-15-is-the-perfect-laptop-for-any-professional-488759

 

Healthcare Sees 278% Increase in Data Breaches in Q2,  30% Caused By Repeat Offenders

https://blog.knowbe4.com/healthcare-sees-278-increase-in-data-breaches-in-q2

 

Look Out Apple Watch and Fitbit; Here Comes Google Coach

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apple-watch-fitbit-google-coach/

 

How to delete files from iCloud

https://macpaw.com/how-to/delete-data-from-icloud

 

The 17 Best Tabletop RPG Companion Apps, Tools, and Software

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/must-have-tabletop-roleplaying-game-companion-apps-software/

 

Public IP Addresses of Tor Sites Exposed via SSL Certificates

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/public-ip-addresses-of-tor-sites-exposed-via-ssl-certificates/

 

The best budget laptops

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-cheap-laptop-buy-205653226.html

 

Nvidia launches the Tesla T4, its fastest data center inferencing platform yet

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/nvidia-launches-the-tesla-t4-its-fastest-data-center-inferencing-platform-yet/?yptr=yahoo

 

Enable Android 9.0 Pie's New Manual Dark Theme on Your Google Pixel

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/enable-android-9-0-pies-new-manual-dark-theme-your-google-pixel-0185744/

 

The Yi Dome Camera with motion tracking that everyone loves is only $45 today

https://bgr.com/2018/09/13/best-dome-camera-2018-amazon-sale-yi/

 

Trans Europa Express Firefox extension will let you have EU privileges anywhere in the world

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/trans-europa-express-firefox-extensionn-the-world

 

Arch Linux

An optimized, streamlined and rolling-release Linux distribution that follows the KISS principle

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/Arch-Linux-864.shtml

 

Surface Pro with 4G now available

Now with internet anywhere.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/surface-pro-with-4g-now-available-488752

 

What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it

Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites. Here's what you need to know about this venerable, but increasingly sophisticated, form of cyber attack.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/2117843/phishing/what-is-phishing-how-this-cyber-attack-works-and-how-to-prevent-it.html

 

Easily Manage Multiple Cloud Drives with AnyTrans Cloud Manager

https://www.maketecheasier.com/anytrans-cloud-manager-review/

 

What is Night Shift mode on Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-night-shift-mode-mac

 

13 Breathtaking Google Earth Virtual Tours You Must Explore

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-earth-virtual-tours/

 

Banking Trojans and Shady Apps Galore In Google Play

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/banking-trojans-and-shady-apps-galore-in-google-play/

 

Verizon's ultrafast 5G home internet service will begin rolling out October 1 and offer download speeds 10 times as fast as the US average

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/verizon-apos-ultra-fast-5g-134728417.html

 

This insect-inspired robot can fly a kilometer on a charge with its flappy wings

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/13/this-insect-inspired-robot-can-fly-a-kilometer-on-a-charge-with-its-flappy-wings/?yptr=yahoo

 

Downgrade from Android 9.0 Pie Back to Oreo on Your Pixel

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/downgrade-from-android-9-0-pie-back-oreo-your-pixel-0183424/

 

Do you hate mouse clicking as much as I do? Amazon has a completely silent mouse for under $17

https://bgr.com/2018/09/12/wireless-mouse-with-silent-clicking-on-amazon/

 

Download Windows Live Essentials for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/download-windows-live-essentials-windows-10

 

SystemRescueCd

A bootable CD-ROM image with a wide range of powerful system administration utilities

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Recovery/SystemRescueCd-188.shtml

 

HP’s Chrome-powered convertible is gunning for the iPad Pro

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/hps-chrome-powered-convertible-is-gunning-for-the-ipad-pro-488746

 

Is Amazon Plowing Microsoft’s Field for Free?

https://marketrealist.com/2018/09/is-amazon-plowing-microsofts-field-for-free?yptr=yahoo

 

Best Android Collaboration Apps to Keep Your Team Connected

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-collaboration-apps/

 

How to use full screen mode on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/exit-full-screen

 

8 Sites to Find Discounts on Mac Apps Outside the App Store

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sites-mac-app-discounts/

 

Fake Yandex Voice Assistant App Found In Google Play

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-yandex-voice-assistant-app-found-in-google-play/

 

Apple Watch Series 4: Everything you need to know

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/everything-know-upcoming-apple-watch-210540202.html

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Purported 'iPhone XC' leak shows color varieties and dual SIMs

Whether or not these models make the cut is another story.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/09/apple-iphone-xc-leak/?yptr=yahoo

 

Samsung’s fastest 128GB microSD card is only $28.99 right now

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-fastest-128gb-microsd-card-only-28-99-130050385.html

 

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2060 might launch next year without ray tracing

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-geforce-rtx-2060-might-180022981.html

 

Hackers Can Exploit Fax Machines to Compromise Entire Networks

Security researchers at Check Point were able to infiltrate a network by attacking a fax machine with malicious files.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363069/hackers-can-exploit-fax-machines-to-compromise-entire-networ?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

What is an Operating System?

https://www.howtogeek.com/361572/what-is-an-operating-system/

 

White-Hats Go Rogue, Attack Financial Institutions

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/white-hats-go-rogue-attack-financial-institutions/

 

The Best Free Linux Music Production Apps for Beats, Loops, Recordings

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-free-linux-music-creation-tools-artist-budget/

 

What happens when you enable or disable Firewall for Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-firewall-on-mac

 

Test your firewall to make sure it’s working

https://www.komando.com/tips/410026/test-your-firewall-to-make-sure-its-working

 

How to use Chrome browser’s inbuilt Malware Scanner & Cleanup Tool

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/google-chrome-browsers-inbuilt-malware-scanner

 

Review: Alcatel PLUS 12 2-in-1

Well designed, but so slow that it’s almost useless.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/review/review-alcatel-plus-12-2-in-1-490909

 

How to Add Multiple Stops in Google Maps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-multiple-stops-google-maps/

 

iPhone XS Max vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Best of the Best

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/iphone-xs-max-vs-samsung-galaxy-note-9-best-best-0187346/

 

Missive for Mac

Email client which provides support for iCloud, Gmail, Google Apps, Outlook, and Office 365 accounts and also integrates chat capabilities to streamline communication within teams

https://mac.softpedia.com/get/Internet-Utilities/Missive.shtml

 

Apple recalling a number of iPhone 8 devices for manufacturing defect

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-recalling-number-iphone-8-165923319.html

 

Samsung's New Mesh Routers Can Optimize Your Home's Wi-Fi

Each router can cover an area of 1,500 square feet. You can buy them individually or in a pack of three for $279.99 to cover a large house. They can also act as a hub to control your smart home appliances.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363078/samsungs-new-mesh-routers-can-optimize-your-homes-wi-fi?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Free Download: HabitLab Subtly Helps You Change Bad Online Habits

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/free-download-habitlab-subtly-helps-you-change-bad-online-habits/

 

Microsoft Is Updating Outlook on Windows and Web With Design Improvements

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-is-updating-outlook-on-windows-and-web-with-design-improvements/

 

The Best Windows Software

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

 

Fixing an external hard drive that’s not showing up on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/access-external-hard-drive

 

Clean up your Facebook past with this free tool

https://www.komando.com/downloads/470570/fb-purity-cleans-up-your-social-media

 

Tips for using Java securely on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/using-java-securely-on-windows-10

 

Review: HP Spectre 13-AF008TU ultrabook

The classiest ultrabook on the market gets a mild update to make it even better.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/review/review-hp-spectre-13-af008tu-ultrabook-490696

 

How to Disable and Customize Notifications in Android Oreo

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-customize-notifications-android-oreo/

 

The iPhone 7 Just Became the Spiritual Successor to the iPhone SE

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/iphone-7-just-became-spiritual-successor-iphone-se-0187378/

 

First Arch Linux ISO Snapshot Powered by Linux Kernel 4.18 Is Here

September 2018's snapshot of the popular Arch Linux operating system is here and it's the first to be powered by the latest Linux 4.18 kernel series.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/first-arch-linux-iso-snapshot-powered-by-linux-kernel-4-18-is-here-522568.shtml

 

AMD Ryzen 2500X and 2300X expand quad-core options for new CPUs

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amd-ryzen-2500x-2300x-expand-220016065.html

 

Report: 2018 OLED iPhones to Support Apple Pencil

The iPad Pro got it first, then the iPad introduced support, now it looks as though the more expensive 2018 OLED iPhones will ship with Apple Pencil compatibility. Handwritten note taking on the iPhone is set to become a thing and Pencil sales should spike.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363082/report-2018-oled-iphones-to-support-apple-pencil?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The Best Free Video Players for Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/361532/the-best-free-video-players-for-windows/

 

Microsoft Is Rolling Out New Skype Update With Call Recording Feature

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-is-rolling-out-new-skype-update-with-call-recording-feature/

 

Google Keep vs. Evernote: Which Note Keeping App Is Best for You?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-keep-vs-evernote/

 

iTunes is not recognizing your iPhone, iPod or iPad? Here's what to do

https://macpaw.com/how-to/connect-iphone-to-itunes

 

Speed up your tablet, learn coding, hide your Amazon profile, and more: Tech Q&A

https://www.komando.com/columns/484511/speed-up-your-tablet-learn-coding-hide-your-amazon-profile-and-more-tech-qa

 

Application stays minimized in the Taskbar in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/application-stays-minimized-taskbar-windows-10

 

Does the Model B+ push back a potential Raspberry Pi 4?

A Pi-free 2017 was set to be followed by a Pi-free 2018 but the launch of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ has changed this.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/does-the-model-b-push-back-a-potential-raspberry-pi-4-489562

 

How to Install Minimal Ubuntu on Your Old PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-a-minimal-ubuntu-on-old-laptop/

 

Download & Install the iOS 12 GM (Golden Master) on Your iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/download-install-ios-12-gm-golden-master-your-iphone-0187347/

 

Mozilla Firefox 62 "Quantum" Is Now Available for All Supported Ubuntu Releases

Just a couple of days ago, Mozilla released the Firefox 62 "Quantum" web browser for Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms, and now the new release is available for all supported Ubuntu OSes.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/mozilla-firefox-62-quantum-is-now-available-for-all-supported-ubuntu-releases-522557.shtml

 

T-Mobile Is Copying AT&T's TV Strategy

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-mobile-copying-t-apos-150000433.html

 

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 best home security cameras in our testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2475954,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Remotely Control Your Camera

https://www.howtogeek.com/361614/how-to-remotely-control-your-camera/

 

Chrome 69 Released With Enhanced Security, Customization, and Design

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/chrome-69-released-with-enhanced-security-customization-and-design/

 

7 Ways to Avoid Being Hit by Ransomware

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-avoid-ransomware/

 

MacBook buying guide

https://macpaw.com/how-to/choose-best-apple-laptop

 

6 popular accounts that need two-factor authentication

https://www.komando.com/tips/485045/dlh-6-popular-accounts-that-need-two-factor-authentication

 

EdgeDeflector for Windows 10 will help you redirect Microsoft Edge links

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/edgedeflector-for-windows-10

 

How to: Build a Vive Pro-ready gaming PC

Reach the next level of your VR ventures with this essential rig-building guide...

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/how-to-build-a-vive-pro-ready-gaming-pc-489223

 

How to Turn on Dark Mode for Your Most Used Apps in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/turn-on-dark-mode-most-used-apps-windows/

 

Improve Battery Life on Your iPhone Running iOS 12

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/improve-battery-life-your-iphone-running-ios-12-0187092/

 

Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 "Cindy" Cinnamon Is Out, Here's How to Upgrade Now

Linux Mint's Clement Lefebvre announced the release of the Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 "Cindy" Cinnamon Edition operating system based on the latest Debian GNU/Linux technologies.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-mint-debian-edition-3-cindy-cinnamon-edition-is-out-upgrade-now-522539.shtml

 

Apple's dream of making iPads your only computer might actually come true if the latest rumor is accurate

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-dream-making-ipads-181822756.html

 

6 open source tools for making your own VPN

Want to try your hand at building your own VPN but aren’t sure where to start?

https://opensource.com/article/18/8/open-source-tools-vpn?sc_cid=701f2000000RRBUAA4

 

What is 802.11ax Wi-Fi?

802.11ax Wi-Fi is the next major revision of the wireless networking standard. What new features does it offer?

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

 

What AT&T’s Layoff Announcement Says about Its Strategy

https://marketrealist.com/2018/09/atts-valuations-compared-to-its-peers?yptr=yahoo

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How to fix six Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft's latest OS is a lot better than its predecessor, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3182846/microsoft-windows/how-to-fix-six-windows-10-headaches.html?upd=1536860229358

 

Apple Plans Another Death Blow to the Phone Carriers

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-plans-another-death-blow-090013068.html

 

Transfer Your Authy Account to a New Phone

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/transfer-your-authy-account-new-phone-0186968/

 

Why YouTube is overtaking Facebook as the US's second most visited website

Google still reigns supreme.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/why-youtube-is-overtaking-facebook-as-the-uss-second-most-visited-website-500008

 

KLM Packs AR Suitcase into iPhone App to Help Passengers Check Luggage

https://mobile-ar.reality.news/news/klm-packs-ar-suitcase-into-iphone-app-help-passengers-check-luggage-0187097/

 

Andy for Mac

Install and run all your favorite applications from Google's Play Store with the help of this slick and comprehensive Android emulator

https://mac.softpedia.com/get/System-Utilities/Andy.shtml

 

This Is How You Can Get Microsoft Word for Free

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/can-get-microsoft-word-free/

 

The Best Graphics Tablets For Beginners to Pros

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6706/the-best-graphics-tablets-for-beginners-to-pros/

 

How weaponized AI creates a new breed of cyber-attacks

IBM security researchers discovered invasive and targeted artificial intelligence-powered cyber-attacks triggered by geolocation and facial recognition.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-weaponized-ai-creates-a-new-breed-of-cyber-attacks/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Vodafone Tells Hacked Customers with "1234" Password to Pay Back Money

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/vodafone-tells-hacked-customers-with-1234-password-to-pay-back-money/

 

Crack Any Master Combination Lock in 8 Tries or Less Using This Calculator

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/crack-any-master-combination-lock-8-tries-less-using-calculator-0161629/

 

How to join Microsoft’s Early App Preview Program

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/join-microsofts-early-app-preview-program

 

Weaponized Information: What it is, Where it Comes From, and How to Defend Against It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/weaponized-information/

 

How to reset your Mac password

https://macpaw.com/how-to/reset-mac-password

 

iOS 12: The best features of Apple's new software

https://www.yahoo.com/news/ios-12-best-features-apple-115104219.html

 

YouTube Finally Has a Dark Theme on Android — Here's How to Get It

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/youtube-finally-has-dark-theme-android-heres-get-0186971/

 

WhatsApp exploit lets hackers manipulate group chat messages

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/whatsapp-exploit-lets-hackers-manipulate-group-chat-messages-500004

 

Mobile AR Apps Can Now Track Any Surface Using Plane Detection via Wikitude SDK

https://next.reality.news/news/mobile-ar-apps-can-now-track-any-surface-using-plane-detection-via-wikitude-sdk-0187402/

 

iBoostUp for Mac

https://mac.softpedia.com/get/System-Utilities/iTuneUp.shtml

 

Are Cheap Laptops a Good Deal or Waste of Money?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/cheap-laptops-good-deal-waste-money/

 

The Best Budget 4K TVs

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6735/the-best-budget-4k-tvs/

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows Task Scheduler Zero Day Exploited by Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-task-scheduler-zero-day-exploited-by-malware/

 

Hide Sensitive Files in Encrypted Containers on Your Linux System

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/hide-sensitive-files-encrypted-containers-your-linux-system-0186691/

 

How to calibrate Xbox One Controller in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/calibrate-xbox-one-controller-in-windows-10

 

How Solid State Drives Works

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-solid-state-drive-work/

 

Should I buy a refurbished Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/choose-refurbished-macbook

 

Nvidia RTX 2080 reviews may not drop until September 19

https://www.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-rtx-2080-reviews-may-112141932.html

 

Stop Incoming Calls from Taking Over Your iPhone's Entire Screen

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/stop-incoming-calls-from-taking-over-your-iphones-entire-screen-0186855/

 

HP boosts premium PC and laptop lineups

Both the Elite and Envy ranges get a facelift with new convertibles, laptops and all-in-ones

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/hp-boosts-premium-pc-and-laptop-lineups-491056

 

The Mobile AR Leaders of 2018

https://next.reality.news/news/nr30-mobile-ar-leaders-2018-0186095/

 

pdf2csv Convert for Mac

Convert the bank statements that you receive in PDF format to CSV files in order to import them into various finances management applications

https://mac.softpedia.com/get/Utilities/pdf2csv-Convert.shtml

 

The Best New WhatsApp Features You Might Have Missed

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-new-whatsapp-features-you-should-know-about/

 

British Airways breach caused by credit card skimming malware, researchers say

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/11/british-airways-breach-caused-by-credit-card-skimming-malware-researchers-say/?yptr=yahoo

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

USA Is the Top Country for Hosting Malicious Domains According to Report

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/usa-is-the-top-country-for-hosting-malicious-domains-according-to-report/

 

Conduct OSINT Recon on a Target Domain with Raccoon Scanner

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/conduct-osint-recon-target-domain-with-raccoon-scanner-0186355/

 

PinClipBoard is a free Clipboard Manager for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/manage-clipboard-pinclipboard

 

How to Access Hidden File Manager in Android Oreo

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-hidden-file-manager-android-oreo/

 

How to access the iCloud Photo Library on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/access-icloud-on-mac

 

iPhone 8 v iPhone XS: What will the differences be?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/iphone-8-v-iphone-xs-072224693.html

 

Still Need the Battery Replaced on Your Older iPhone? Get It Done Soon — Or It'll Cost You

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/still-need-battery-replaced-your-older-iphone-get-done-soon-itll-cost-you-0186961/

 

HP’s all-in-one brings Alexa to the party

Computer says yes.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/hps-all-in-one-brings-alexa-to-the-party-491005

 

8th Wall Beats Google & Apple to Market with an AR Platform for Web

https://mobile-ar.reality.news/news/8th-wall-beats-google-apple-market-with-ar-platform-for-web-0187186/

 

Disk Drill Pro for Mac

Easy to use macOS utility that provides support for recovering lost data, enables you to backup failing disks, can monitor S.M.A.R.T. attributes, and more

https://mac.softpedia.com/get/System-Utilities/DiskDrill.shtml

 

Forget Philips Ambilight: iHoment Retrofit TV Backlight Does The Job For $60

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/minger-ihoment-tv-backlight/

 

Intel announces new technology, jobs headed to Rio Rancho

https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2018/09/10/intel-announces-new-technology-jobs-headed-to-rio.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

5 mobile apps to help you stay healthy and fit at the office

It can be tough to stay active when you have a desk job. Here are five apps for Android and iOS that can help.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-mobile-apps-to-help-you-stay-healthy-and-fit-at-the-office/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Scammers Cashing In on Free TK Domains & Ad Fraud

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/scammers-cashing-in-on-free-tk-domains-and-ad-fraud/

 

Use the Buscador OSINT VM for Conducting Online Investigations

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/use-buscador-osint-vm-for-conducting-online-investigations-0186611/

 

How to make a native Windows app for any website or web-app using Web2Desk

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/web2desk-make-native-windows-application

 

Why Are Upload Speeds So Much Slower than Download Speeds?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/upload-speeds-slower-than-download-speeds/

 

How to rebuild the Spotlight index on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/reindex-spotlight

 

Apple may finally release a new 'low price' laptop — and it likely won't have its controversial touchscreen keyboard

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-may-finally-release-apos-001617908.html

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

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Google Wants to Kill the URL

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/276454-google-wants-to-kill-the-url?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Instagram Launches a Parent’s Guide to Instagram

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/parents-guide-to-instagram/

 

How to clear Problem Reports in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/clear-problem-reports-windows-10

 

Malwarebytes release Mobile Security

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/malwarebytes-release-mobile-security-500019

 

Know When Apple Batteries Need to Be Serviced or Replaced

https://mac-how-to.gadgethacks.com/how-to/know-when-apple-batteries-need-be-serviced-replaced-0163500/

 

Sony Makes Available PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.56 - Download Now

The update improves the unit’s overall system performance

Sony has made available a new firmware package developed for its PlayStation 4 gaming consoles, namely version 5.56, which improves the unit’s overall system performance; just like its previous PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.55 release.

https://drivers.softpedia.com/blog/sony-makes-available-playstation-4-firmware-5-56-download-now-522468.shtml

 

Concept video shows off Apple's gold 'iPhone XS' ahead of launch

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/concept-video-shows-off-apple-110311481.html

 

Dropbox may be adding an e-signature feature, user survey indicates

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/11/dropbox-may-be-adding-an-e-signature-feature-user-survey-indicates/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to download Netflix shows and movies

https://www.komando.com/tips/416858/how-to-download-netflix-shows-and-movies

 

How to Wrap Text Around Pictures and Other Illustrations in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/361306/how-to-wrap-text-around-pictures-and-other-objects-in-microsoft-word/

 

Businesses Can Now Pay to Extend Windows 7 Security Updates Beyond 2020

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/businesses-can-now-pay-to-extend-windows-7-security-updates-beyond-2020/

 

What to do if the sound is not working on your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-sound-on-mac

 

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to macOS: Get Started in Just 1 Hour

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/macos-beginners-guide/

 

How to use Zotero, a personal research organizer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-use-zotero

 

IBM researchers developed AI powered malware to demonstrate future threat models

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/ibm-researchers-developed-ai-powered-malware-to-demonstrate-future-threat-models-500018

 

Get Circular App Icons & Folders on Your iPhone's Home Screen & Ditch Those Default Rounded Squares

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/get-circular-app-icons-folders-your-iphones-home-screen-ditch-those-default-rounded-squares-0186803/

 

Intel Rolls Out Drivers for Its NUC Kits NUC8i7BE, NUC8i5BE and NUC8i3BE

The NUCs get Graphics, Audio, Bluetooth, and other drivers

Intel has made available several new drivers targeted at some of its latest NUC kits, namely NUC8i3BEH, NUC8i7BEH, NUC8i5BEK, NUC8i5BEH, and NUC8i3BEK, which are compatible with the 64-bit variant of Microsoft’s Windows 10 platform.

https://drivers.softpedia.com/blog/intel-rolls-out-drivers-for-its-nuc-kits-nuc8i7be-nuc8i5be-and-nuc8i3be-522471.shtml

 

How to send texts using Your Phone app on Windows 10

You can now use the Your Phone app to see and send phone texts from your PC, and in this guide, you'll learn how to use the experience on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/send-texts-your-phone-windows-10/

 

Microsoft is launching new Surface computers on October 2 — but it probably still won't launch a smartphone 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-launching-surface-computers-october-171055178.html

 

Best Buy slashes Apple Watch Series 3 prices by $300 for one day only

https://bgr.com/2018/09/07/apple-watch-series-3-sale-best-buy-300-off/

 

This powerful free office program can replace Microsoft Office

https://www.komando.com/downloads/1709/this-powerful-free-office-program-can-replace-microsoft-office

 

How to Learn Photoshop

https://www.howtogeek.com/361342/how-to-learn-photoshop/

 

British Airways Loses Customer Payment Card Data in Breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/british-airways-loses-customer-payment-card-data-in-breach/

 

What to do when FaceTime is not working on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-not-connecting-facetime

 

The iCloud Photos Master Guide: Everything You Need to Know for Photo Management

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/icloud-photos-guide/

 

Cannot install Zotero software? This should do the trick!

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cannot-install-zotero-software

 

Mozilla patches critical Thunderbird bugs that can cause exploitable crashes

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/mozilla-patches-critical-thunderbird-bugs-that-can-cause-exploitable-crashes-500016

 

How to Perform Situational Awareness Attacks, Part 1 (Using System_Profiler & ARP)

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/hacking-macos-perform-situational-awareness-attacks-part-1-using-system-profiler-arp-0186422/

 

This Apple Mac Touch Concept Looks Too Much like the Microsoft Surface Studio

Awesome concept imagines a completely overhauled Mac

While Microsoft has brought touchscreens to both laptops and all-in-one PCs, Apple has never been a big fan of this approach, choosing instead to stick with a more traditional design.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/this-apple-mac-touch-concept-looks-too-much-like-the-microsoft-surface-studio-522513.shtml

 

How to disable Chrome 69 new material design interface

Google Chrome version 69 has a brand-new interface, but if you don't like, you're still able to go back to the old experience — Here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-chrome-69-new-material-design-interface/

 

Google event on October 9 expected to star new Pixel phone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-event-october-9-expected-star-pixel-phone-044944287.html

 

Amazon’s best-selling portable speaker of all time is back down to just $19.99

https://bgr.com/2018/09/11/waterproof-bluetooth-speakers-amazon-sale-oontz/

 

Email scams - the simpler they are the more people fall for them

https://www.komando.com/columns/484646/email-scams-the-simpler-they-are-the-more-people-fall-for-them

 

SMS Two-Factor Auth Isn’t Perfect, But You Should Still Use It

https://www.howtogeek.com/361244/sms-two-factor-auth-isn%E2%80%99t-perfect-but-you-should-still-use-it/

 

Tesla Will Restore Car Firmware/OS When Hacking Goes Wrong

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/tesla-will-restore-car-firmware-os-when-hacking-goes-wrong/

 

What to do if your Mac USB ports are not working

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-usb-ports-on-mac

 

The 7 Best Sites to Find Free InDesign Templates: Books, Flyers, Magazines, and More

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

 

What is DNSCrypt Protocol and How to use DNSCrypt on Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-use-dnscrypt-on-windows

 

How to: Back up photos in Google Photos

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/how-to-back-up-photos-in-google-photos-500012

 

Top 9 Things to Do After Installing Kali Linux

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/top-9-things-do-after-installing-kali-linux-0186450/

 

Apple Watch May Feature an Always-On Screen (At Some Point)

Patent reveals Apple working on preventing burn-in

Apple will take the wraps off the new-generation Apple Watch Series 4 at the company’s press event on September 12, but it looks like the firm is already planning in advance a series of features.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-watch-may-feature-an-always-on-screen-at-some-point-522497.shtml

 

Microsoft extends support for Windows 10 and Windows 7

Windows 10 now will be supported for 30 months, Windows 7 updates will be available until 2023, and Office 365 can be installed on older versions of the OS until 2023.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-extends-support-windows-10-windows-7/

 

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: Everything we know

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lg-denies-claims-running-build-165906384.html

 

The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/07/the-reality-of-quantum-computing-could-be-just-three-years-away/?yptr=yahoo

 

Generate Random Dungeons For Your D&D Campaign with This Free Tool

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/generate-random-dungeons-for-your-dd-campaign-with-this-free-tool/

 

Necurs Spews 780,000 Emails With Weaponized IQY Files

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/necurs-spews-780-000-emails-with-weaponized-iqy-files/

 

How to get your Mac Bluetooth working?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-bluetooth-not-available-problem

 

Amazon Alexa Said WHAT? 15 Funny Questions You Can Ask Your Echo

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/funniest-questions-amazon-echo-alexa/

 

Russian Investigators Suggest ISS Damage Could Have Been Sabotage

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/276551-russian-investigators-suggest-iss-damage-could-have-been-sabotage?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

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7 Signs You Have Malware and How to Get Rid of It

Is your PC acting strange? Look for these signs you have malware, but don't freak out if it turns out that you do. Our tips can help you get rid of it.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2416788,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The 4 biggest data breaches you've been hit with, and what you should do next

https://www.komando.com/tips/482158/the-data-breaches-youve-been-hit-with-and-what-next

 

How to clean Safari on a MacBook

https://macpaw.com/how-to/reset-safari-on-mac

 

Explainer: What is 4D printing?

4D printing adds the dimension of transformation over time to 3D printed objects.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/explainer-what-is-4d-printing-500161

 

How to re-connect Wireless Xbox One controller with the console

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-re-connect-wireless-xbox-one-controller-with-the-console

 

[Tip] Change New Tab Button Position in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-change-new-tab-button-position-in-google-chrome/

 

9 reasons to use KDE

https://opensource.com/life/15/4/9-reasons-to-use-kde?sc_cid=701f2000001OCwtAAG

 

What You Need to Know About Smoke Alarms

https://www.howtogeek.com/361151/what-you-need-to-know-about-smoke-alarms/

 

Apple Removes Top Security App For Stealing Data and Sending it to China

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/apple-removes-top-security-app-for-stealing-data-and-sending-it-to-china/

 

GOOGLE CHROME 69 INTRODUCES NEW DESIGN AND FEATURES

Google releases new version of Chrome with a lot of visual changes, and here are all the most significant changes.

https://pureinfotech.com/google-chrome-69-new-design-features/

 

Video Downloader Pro

Effortlessly download videos from YouTube, Facebook and other sources with lightning speed and in one go using this user-friendly application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Download-Managers/Video-Downloader-Pro.shtml

 

Access Recently Used Apps & Documents Faster on Your Mac

https://mac-how-to.gadgethacks.com/how-to/access-recently-used-apps-documents-faster-your-mac-0166973/

 

How to back up your iPhone

https://www.yahoo.com/news/wondering-backup-iphone-without-itunes-110854480.html

 

Over The Next 5 Years, 146 Billion Records Will Be Breached

Juniper Research predicts that in 2023 alone, more than 33 billion records will be exposed via criminal data breaches, a 175 percent increase over the 12 billion records expected to be compromised this year.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363117/over-the-next-five-years-146-billion-records-will-be-breach?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Do a digital de-clutter of your life!

https://www.komando.com/tips/481787/do-a-digital-de-clutter-of-your-life

 

Mac undelete: how to recover deleted files on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/recover-deleted-files-on-mac

 

Vulnerabilities in fax machines can allow an attacker to infiltrate a network

All-in-ones should now be considered a possible infiltration vector into the corporate network, researchers warn.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/vulnerabilities-in-fax-machines-can-allow-an-attacker-to-infiltrate-a-network-500160

 

Xbox One Controller keeps disconnecting

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/xbox-one-controller-keeps-disconnecting

 

[Software Update] Mozilla Firefox 62.0 “Quantum” Now Available for Download

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

 

6 reasons why GNOME is still the best Linux desktop environment

GNOME 3 is a responsive and stable environment that allows the user to focus with minimal distractions.

https://opensource.com/article/17/8/reasons-i-come-back-gnome?sc_cid=701f2000001OCwtAAG

 

How to Enable Windows Defender’s Secret Crapware Blocker

https://www.howtogeek.com/360648/how-to-enable-windows-defender%E2%80%99s-secret-crapware-blocker/

 

Domestic Kitten APT Operates in Silence Since 2016

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/domestic-kitten-apt-operates-in-silence-since-2016/

 

How to turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10

Enabling Bluetooth on Windows 10 is a straightforward process, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/turn-on-bluetooth-windows-10/

 

Linux Mint 19.1 "Tessa" Announced, Will Arrive in November or December 2018

The release will be supported until 2023

The Linux Mint project announced today the codename and estimated release date of the first point release in the Linux Mint 19.x series, Linux Mint 19.1.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-mint-19-1-tessa-announced-will-arrive-in-november-or-december-2018-522562.shtml

 

Get Your 'Damaged' Mac Apps Working Again

https://mac-how-to.gadgethacks.com/how-to/get-your-damaged-mac-apps-working-again-0166188/

 

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything you need to know

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-working-way-charge-smartwatch-115254385.html

 

How to Stay Safe and Secure on Instagram

Instagram is great for sharing photos and videos, but it’s important to protect your account from scammers and prying eyes. These nine tips can help.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362969/how-to-stay-safe-and-secure-on-instagram?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

11 smart devices you never knew about before now

https://www.komando.com/columns/484529/11-smart-devices-you-never-knew-about-before-now

 

Here's how to format USB on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/format-usb-drive-on-mac

 

Explainer: What is RAM?

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/explainer-what-is-ram-500090

 

Analyze and Optimize TCP/IP with TCP Optimizer for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/analyze-optimize-tcp-ip-tcp-optimizer-windows

 

[Tip] How to Restore Classic New Tab Page in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-new-material-design-refresh-ui-on-new-tab-page-in-google-chrome/

 

What AT&T’s Layoff Announcement Says about Its Strategy

https://marketrealist.com/2018/09/what-atts-layoff-announcement-says-about-its-strategy?yptr=yahoo

 

Why Does My Camera Slow Down or Stop Shooting Bursts?

https://www.howtogeek.com/361301/why-does-my-camera-slow-down-or-stop-shooting-bursts/

 

New Chainshot Malware Found By Cracking 512-Bit RSA Key

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-chainshot-malware-found-by-cracking-512-bit-rsa-key/

 

Your Vizio smart TV might tell you if it spied on you

Vizion is reportedly planning to send customers class action notices through its smart TVs.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/08/vizio-smart-tv-class-action-notice/?yptr=yahoo

 

Opera

Surf the Internet in a safer, faster and easier way with the Opera browser for Linux (Windows and Mac)

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Internet/HTTP-WWW-/Opera-271.shtml

 

10 Reasons Why You'll Want to Use Screen Savers Again on Your Mac

https://mac-how-to.gadgethacks.com/how-to/10-reasons-why-youll-want-use-screen-savers-again-your-mac-0165808/

 

Google's Lenovo Smart Display is the best smart speaker you can buy

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/googles-lenovo-smart-display-best-smart-speaker-can-buy-172158546.html

 

The Best Security Suites of 2018

Antivirus? Antispam? Malware protection? What do you really need to keep your PC safe? We've tested, reviewed, and rated nearly 50 apps to help you choose the best security suite for protecting your devices and your data.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2369749,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Free way to track GPS, phone calls, text messages and web activity on a phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/294714/free-way-to-track-gps-phone-calls-text-messages-and-web-activity-on-a-phone

 

How to right click on a Mac mouse or trackpad

https://macpaw.com/how-to/right-click-on-mac

 

Smart city hacks could turn criminals into "supervillains"

Researchers say hackers could exploit vulnerabilities to mask flood warnings and sow chaos.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/smart-city-hacks-could-turn-criminals-into-supervillains-500088

 

Low Wi-Fi signal strength on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/low-wi-fi-signal-strength-on-windows-10

 

The Best Budget Wi-Fi Cams

https://www.reviewgeek.com/5730/the-best-budget-wi-fi-cams/

 

Sprint/T-Mobile plan cost savings in every segment but one 

https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2018/09/07/sprint-tmobile-cost-savings-expenses-analysis.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

CCleaner Rolls Back Sketchy Update, Promises Not to Undo User Preferences in Future Version

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/ccleaner-rolls-back-sketchy-update-promises-not-to-undo-user-preferences-in-future-version/

 

New Fallout Exploit Kit Drops GandCrab Ransomware or Redirects to PUPs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-fallout-exploit-kit-drops-gandcrab-ransomware-or-redirects-to-pups/

 

YouTube pulls Russian opposition ads ahead of elections

Officials claimed the clips' mere presence violated laws.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/08/youtube-pulls-russian-opposition-ads/?yptr=yahoo

 

Future Nokia Phone Could Have Five Rear-Facing Cameras

The leaked smartphone might be the new Nokia 10

According to a leaked image on Chinese website ithome.com, Nokia might be working on a new smartphone featuring five different cameras on the back with Zeiss-certified lenses.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/future-nokia-phone-could-have-five-rear-facing-cameras-522566.shtml

 

Conserve Data When Tethering to Your Personal Hotspot

https://mac-how-to.gadgethacks.com/how-to/conserve-data-when-tethering-your-personal-hotspot-0161878/

 

How to change your Google background

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/change-google-background-001510495.html

 

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Hacking Apple Multiple Times

Over the course of a year he repeatedly hacked into Apple's servers and stole around 90GB of data because he admired the company. Apple states no customers were affected by the breaches of its security.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363180/teenager-pleads-guilty-to-hacking-apple-multiple-times?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Know which programs you can safely delete from your PC

https://www.komando.com/downloads/322697/know-which-programs-you-can-safely-delete-from-your-pc

 

All the Ways Windows 10 Works With Android or iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/361418/all-the-ways-windows-10-works-with-your-android-or-iphone/

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