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Sat 9/29/2018 1400
Fri 9/28/2018 1399
Thur 9/27/2018 1398
Wed 9/26/2018 1397
Tue 9/25/2018 1396
Mon 9/24/2018 1395
Sun 9/23/2018 1394

Sat 1400 9/29/2018

The FCC is finally cracking down on the use of spoofed local numbers to robocall you

https://bgr.com/2018/09/28/fcc-spam-calls-crackdown/

 

How macOS Mojave’s Privacy Protection Works

https://www.howtogeek.com/361707/how-macos-mojaves-privacy-protection-works/

 

Best ways to fix a white screen on Mac

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

 

Don't F with Paste for Chrome and Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/27/dont-paste-firefox-chrome/

 

How to upgrade Windows 10 when BitLocker is enabled

If you have a drive using BitLocker, and you need to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10, here's some info you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-windows-10-bitlocker-enabled/

 

How to Replay a Snapchat

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-replay-snapchat/

 

Facebook Tells Users What They Have in Common

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10403/facebook-tells-users-what-they-have-common

 

How to Create and Delete User Accounts in Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-and-delete-user-accounts-in-windows-10-4096672

 

Oops, Apple Has Another Quality Problem

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/170235/oops-apple-has-another-quality-problem?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ZeWTh1SwAHz8ZIcIb0gkVCaNHsMOwTxPkuj4ppwL-fymXb0N6_35Rx1F-2_9r-W7J3q6714SL1XjRSBKOBZ06FcNleQ&_hsmi=65659022

 

How to customize VLC Media Player interface

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

 

How to get the most out of Apple's iOS 12

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/most-apples-ios-12-191600900.html

 

How to Make Your Android Phone’s Battery Last Longer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/improve-android-battery-life/

 

How to Make Your Wired Speakers Wireless

You don't need to buy new speakers to go wireless. Follow these simple tips to affordably add Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to an existing speaker set so you can pair it with your phone or tablet and stream your favorite music.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/360740/how-to-make-your-wired-speakers-wireless?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Why You Shouldn’t Use the Driver Verifier in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/363500/why-you-shouldnt-use-the-driver-verifier-in-windows-10/

 

The ultimate list of Mac keyboard shortcuts

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

 

Sadd: anonymous virtual desktops with Tor built-in

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/23/sadd-anonymous-virtual-desktops-with-tor-built-in/

 

Surface Go recovery image download

Use these steps to download the official Surface Go recovery image ro reset your device to its original settings.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-go-recovery-image-download/

 

How to Chop Down a 20,000 Email Inbox to Zero in 30 Minutes

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/email-inbox-zero/

 

Next Major Windows Update on the Way

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10406/next-major-windows-update-way

 

Why Does Restarting Seem to Fix Most Computer Problems?

Why powering something off and then on again tends to fix most problems

https://www.lifewire.com/why-does-restarting-seem-to-fix-most-computer-problems-2624569

 

Microsoft Kills Skype’s Snapchat Clone Because No One Actually Used It

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/social/170062/microsoft-kills-skypes-snapchat-clone-because-no-one-actually-used-it?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ZeWTh1SwAHz8ZIcIb0gkVCaNHsMOwTxPkuj4ppwL-fymXb0N6_35Rx1F-2_9r-W7J3q6714SL1XjRSBKOBZ06FcNleQ&_hsmi=65659022

 

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

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

 

When is your phone getting Android 9.0 Pie? We asked every major manufacturer

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/phone-getting-android-p-asked-191518533.html

 

SIM Card Hijacking: How It Works and What You Can Do About It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/sim-card-hijacking/

 

The Best Cheap Laptops of 2018

Today's low-cost laptops can handle everyday computing (and sometimes more) with aplomb. Here's how to achieve the perfect balance of price and features. Also, see our best budget laptop picks—they all ring up for less than $600, with many of these inexpensive notebooks below $400.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2371334,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Add macOS Preference Panes to Your Dock For Quick Access

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/add-macos-preference-panes-to-your-dock-for-quick-access/

 

How to clear space on iPhone when your storage is full

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

 

How to delete autocomplete entries in Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/23/how-to-delete-autocomplete-entries-in-firefox-chrome/

 

Sticky Notes 3.0 launches for Windows 10

Windows 10 gets a new version of Sticky Notes with sync capabilities and design tweaks.

https://pureinfotech.com/sticky-notes-3-download-windows-10/

 

7 IMDb Features You May Have Overlooked

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/useful-imdb-features/

 

Samsung Is Struggling With the Slowly Dawning Realization That No One Cares About Bixby

https://www.reviewgeek.com/7750/samsung-is-struggling-with-the-slowly-dawning-realization-that-no-one-cares-about-bixby/

 

Hard Drive Failures

Are Drive Failures Increasing?

https://www.lifewire.com/hard-drive-failures-833442

 

You can now install Microsoft Office on an unlimited number of devices

Microsoft is making it a lot easier to share your Office account with friends and family.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/you-can-now-install-microsoft-office-on-an-unlimited-number-of-devices/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Encrypting File System (EFS) on Windows 10 explained

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

 

Intel acknowledges supply issues, will prioritize premium chips

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/28/intel-acknowledges-supply-issues-will-prioritize-premium-chips/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Enable HDR in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/enable-hdr-windows10/

 

Microsoft Tips Oct. 2 Event: Here's What to Expect

The tagline, 'A moment of your time,' has some speculating about a smartwatch. But expect a look at upcoming Windows capabilities, Surface hardware updates, and possibly new hardware.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363606/microsoft-tips-oct-2-event-heres-what-to-expect?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

The 6 Best Tools for Customizing Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

https://www.howtogeek.com/361724/the-6-best-tools-for-customizing-mac-hotkeys

 

How to uninstall Windows Store apps efficiently

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

 

How to enable Windows Defender's potentially unwanted programs protection

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/20/how-to-enable-windows-defenders-potentially-unwanted-programs-protection/

 

Microsoft will end support for classic Skype in November

It starts with desktop support disappearing on November 1st.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/27/microsoft-to-end-support-for-classic-skype-on-november-1st/?yptr=yahoo

 

What Is eBay’s Second Chance Offer?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ebay-second-chance-offer/

 

The Best Smart Water Bottles To Keep You Hydrated

https://www.reviewgeek.com/7103/the-best-smart-water-bottles-to-keep-you-hydrated/

 

Simple Fixes for a Poorly Behaving PC

All PCs act up now and again. Let's diagnose and fix the most common problems.

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-up-that-misbehaving-pc-3557806

 

Timehop breach illustrates need for multi-factor authentication

Find out why multi-factor authentication is integral for protecting company operations and how to implement it.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/timehop-breach-illustrates-need-for-multi-factor-authentication/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

iTunes not working on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/itunes-not-working-windows

 

Facebook hack could hasten regulation as Sen. Warner says Congress must “step up”

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/28/facebook-breach-warner/?yptr=yahoo

 

The Ultimate Guide to Maximizing Your Mac Battery

https://www.maketecheasier.com/improve-macs-battery-performance/

 

Qualcomm's New Smartwatch Chip Promises Better Battery Life

The new 3100 chip takes some of the same architecture from the 2100 platform, but adds a microprocessor designed to run low-power tasks involving display, audio and sensor functions.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363621/qualcomms-new-smartwatch-chip-promises-better-battery-life?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

What Are Photoshop Plug-ins, Extensions, and Add-Ons?

https://www.howtogeek.com/362462/what-are-photoshop-plug-ins-extensions-and-add-ons/

 

Hands On With CyberLink Director Suite 365

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/277176-hands-on-with-cyberlink-director-suite-365?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Google Clips update lets you capture more moments

You can also manage the camera’s list of familiar faces.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/27/google-clips-capture-more-moments/?yptr=yahoo

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Fri 1399 9/28/2018

Google Lets Parents Monitor Teens' Phone Use

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10417/google-lets-parents-monitor-teens-phone-use

 

Windows 10 stuck on Working on updates

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-stuck-working-updates

 

Important Computer Repair Safety Tips

How to stay safe while working on your computer

https://www.lifewire.com/important-computer-repair-safety-tips-2625176

 

The next big Windows update could launch as soon as October 2

https://www.yahoo.com/news/next-big-windows-could-launch-174915315.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

After 10 Years, Google Chrome Gets an Update: 8 Things to Try

Chrome has looked pretty similar for a decade, but version 69, a 10th anniversary overhaul, is a significant update. Here are the most important new features.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/363464/after-10-years-google-chrome-gets-an-update-8-things-to-try?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Microsoft releases September 2018 non-security Office updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/05/microsoft-releases-september-2018-non-security-office-updates/

 

Cloud Print for Windows

A client for the Google Cloud Print service that runs on Windows PCs alongside some very interesting features to help you get the job done in just a jiffy

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/Cloud-Print-for-Windows.shtml

 

How to See Which Windows Version and Build is on a DVD, ISO, or USB Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/362502/how-to-see-which-windows-version-and-build-is-on-a-dvd-iso-or-usb-drive/

 

Linux firewalls: What you need to know about iptables and firewalld

Here's how to use the iptables and firewalld tools to manage Linux firewall connectivity rules.

https://opensource.com/article/18/9/linux-iptables-firewalld?sc_cid=701f2000000RRBeAAO

 

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

 

Things you need to look for when buying a new computer

https://www.komando.com/tips/481406/7-things-you-need-to-look-for-when-buying-a-new-computer-2

 

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

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

 

Where to Buy Used Computer Parts: 5 Great Online Sources

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-online-sources-finding-buying-computer-parts/

 

How to fix Windows 10 error 0xc1900107

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-windows-update-error-0xc1900107-windows-10

 

4 Common PC Problems and How to Fix Them

A list of commonly seen computer issues... and how to troubleshoot them!

https://www.lifewire.com/common-pc-problems-and-how-to-fix-them-2624457

 

Apple's new Mac software cleaned up years of messy files that accumulated on my desktop in less than a second

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-mac-software-cleaned-131744542.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08&_fsig=5kkzUprglviX.GwMyEDAXQ--

 

Basic Wearables Are Out, Replaced by Smartwatches

Wearable shipments in mature markets declined 6.3 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2018 as demand for 'basic wristbands' dropped, according to IDC.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363539/basic-wearables-are-out-replaced-by-smartwatches?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

It is time to opt out of Yahoo Mail email scanning

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/30/yahoo-mail-email-scanning-opt-out/

 

Bulk Crap Uninstaller Portable

Helps you uninstall applications on your computer and detects leftovers from previously removed ones, as well as orphaned files, allowing you to delete them

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Security/Secure-cleaning/Bulk-Crap-Uninstaller-Portable.shtml

 

How to Work with Page Numbers in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/360709/how-to-work-with-page-numbers-in-microsoft-word/

 

Host your own cloud with Raspberry Pi NAS

Protect and secure your data with a self-hosted cloud powered by your Raspberry Pi.

https://opensource.com/article/18/9/host-cloud-nas-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=701f2000000RRBeAAO

 

Microsoft Relents, Confirms Extended Support Option for Windows 7

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/276582-microsoft-relents-confirms-extended-support-option-for-windows-7?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Legally download thousands of free songs

https://www.komando.com/downloads/564/legally-download-thousands-of-free-songs

 

Mac won't turn on: What to do?

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

 

The 5 Best Laptops Under $500

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

 

How to Backup and Restore pinned Taskbar items in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/backup-restore-pinned-taskbar-items-windows-10

 

Five Simple Fixes for Most Computer Problems

Try these ideas before you pay for computer service (and you may not have to!)

https://www.lifewire.com/simple-fixes-for-most-computer-problems-2618166

 

A controversy over Chrome's new login requirements forces Google to make changes

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/controversy-over-chrome-apos-login-045605773.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

How To Install a VPN on a Fire TV Stick

An Amazon Fire TV Stick works great for streaming on-demand content and accessing other internet-connected services, but some traffic can attract unwanted attention from your ISP. Check out our guide on how to install a VPN on your Fire TV.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/363391/how-to-install-a-vpn-on-a-fire-tv-stick?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Use Tags to organize files and folders

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/29/use-tags-to-organize-files-and-folders/

 

Microsoft Safety Scanner

A standalone on-demand computer scanner that performs quick, full, or custom analysis on your computer to detect potential threats

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Microsoft-Safety-Scanner.shtml

 

Gmail Now Has an Undo Send Button on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/gmail-now-has-an-undo-send-button-on-android/

 

Facebook says security flaw in 50 million accounts let hackers take over profiles

Facebook said it had fixed the vulnerability since discovering it on Tuesday, and had also informed law enforcement authorities.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-says-security-flaw-50-million-accounts-let-hackers-take-n914821

 

The Best Computers (For People Who Hate Computers)

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6078/the-best-computers-for-people-who-hate-computers/

 

How to switch to a cheaper cellphone carrier

https://www.komando.com/tips/477617/how-to-switch-to-a-cheaper-cellphone-carrier

 

How to remove malware from your Mac?

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

 

How to Manage the Storage on Your iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-manage-storage-on-iphone/

 

JavaScript required to sign in – Enable JavaScript in your browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/javascript-required-to-sign-in

 

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Computer

The 3 Most Important Maintenance Tasks For Your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/maintain-computer-4097220

 

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: The smartwatch for everyone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-galaxy-watch-review-smartwatch-everyone-164326893.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

This Mac App Is Spyware That Collects Your Browser History

A popular paid app called Adware Doctor will store your browser history from Safari, Chrome, and Firefox into a zip file that is then uploaded to a server in China, according to security researchers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363603/this-mac-app-is-spyware-that-collects-your-browser-history?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

The Flash Games Preservation project Flashpoint

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/08/28/the-flash-games-preservation-project-flashpoint/

 

Why Windows 10 Users Hate Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the default browser in Windows 10, but despite the adoption of the operating system improving every month, this doesn’t mean that the app itself is also becoming more popular.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/why-windows-10-users-hate-microsoft-edge-522952.shtml

 

Find Free TV and Movies With This New Roku Feature

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/find-free-tv-and-movies-with-this-new-roku-feature/

 

Double or Triple Your Internet Speed - This Method Actually Works!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqbnjgbtDl0

 

Philips Hue Newest Lamps Are Designed to Paint Your Every Wall In Bright Colors

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6626/philips-hue-newest-lamps-are-designed-to-paint-your-every-wall-in-bright-colors/

 

Best way to reduce eye strain from your computer monitor

https://www.komando.com/downloads/1583/one-step-to-reduce-eye-strain-and-improve-your-sleep

 

How to fix my MacBook Pro Booting to a Black Screen

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-mac-black-screen

 

The 6 Best Linux Distros to Install on a Mac (Depending on Your Needs)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-distros-mac/

 

Scanner is not working on Windows 10

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

 

A simple speed test to check your connection

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

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Firefox Monitor will tell you when your passwords are compromised

It’s “when,” not “if.”

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/25/firefox-monitor-have-i-been-pwned-troy-hunt-security-data-breach/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google will ditch Chrome’s most controversial feature with its next update

https://bgr.com/2018/09/26/google-chrome-automatic-login-chrome-70/

 

Watch Free TV Online Right Now With Xumo.TV

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/watch-free-tv-online-right-now-with-xumo.tv/

 

13 Free Bingo Games for Android You Can Play Anywhere

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-bingo-games-android/

 

How to Fix a Sideways or Upside Down Screen in Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-a-sideways-or-upside-down-screen-in-windows-4137654

 

Block Site for Chrome

Non-obtrusive Google Chrome extension which enables you to create white and blacklists, so as to protect your computer from malware

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Block-Site-for-Chrome.shtml

 

Secret Service Warns of Surge in ATM ‘Wiretapping’ Attacks

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/secret-service-warns-of-surge-in-atm-wiretapping-attacks/

 

Why Amazon, Apple, and Google want Congress to pass a privacy law

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-apple-google-want-congress-pass-privacy-law-203710651.html

 

Decline in Chinese cyberattacks against U.S. suggests attacks getting more efficient

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/news/decline-in-chinese-cyberattacks-against-u-s-suggests-attacks-getting-more-efficient/

 

5 ways to free up space on your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/456754/5-ways-to-free-up-space-on-your-android

 

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

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

 

How to Stay Safe in Windows 10 without Using an Antivirus

https://www.maketecheasier.com/stay-safe-without-antivirus-windows10/

 

Abine DeleteMe

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/361508/abine-deleteme?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

iPhone HDR and Smart HDR, explained

https://macpaw.com/how-to/what-is-hdr-iphone

 

Firefox not auto-completing bookmarks? That's a bug

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/10/firefox-not-auto-completing-bookmarks-thats-a-bug/

 

How To Organize Your Messy Windows Desktop (And Keep It That Way)

https://www.howtogeek.com/362241/how-to-organize-your-messy-windows-desktop-and-keep-it-that-way/

 

4 Tips for Avoiding Common Issues With Apple Mail Attachments

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/apple-mail-attachments/

 

13 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/ways-youre-screwing-up-your-computer-2624710

 

Decipher Backup Repair

Fix corrupted iTunes backups and regain access to files on your iPhone, iPads and iPod devices with the help of this application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Decipher-Backup-Repair.shtml

 

Beware of Hurricane Florence Relief Scams

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/beware-of-hurricane-florence-relief-scams/

 

Instagram could turn into a bigger money-maker with its co-founders gone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/instagram-might-become-money-machine-co-founders-gone-135707577.html

 

Android password managers not as secure as desktop counterparts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/news/android-password-managers-not-as-secure-as-desktop-counterparts/

 

5 best new features of Android Pie

https://www.komando.com/tips/481108/5-best-new-features-of-android-p

 

Stop Windows 10 from preloading Microsoft Edge on Startup

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

 

5 of the Best Gboard Alternatives for Android Users

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-gboard-alternatives-android/

 

CrowdStrike, Symantec, ESET Face Lawsuit Over Product Testing

NSS Labs says the companies conspired to hamper independent reviews of their antivirus products. CrowdStrike, ESET and Symantec, are dismissing the allegations as baseless.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363882/crowdstrike-symantec-eset-face-lawsuit-over-product-testin?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to securely delete files on Windows PC

https://macpaw.com/how-to/securely-delete-files-windows

 

Mozilla working on Google Translate integration in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/09/mozilla-working-on-google-translate-integration-in-firefox/

 

How Does File Compression Work?

https://www.howtogeek.com/362339/how-does-file-compression-work/

 

How to Set Up Sync in Vivaldi and Synchronize Your Browsing Data

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/set-up-sync-vivaldi/

 

How Do I Automatically Repair Windows Problems?

Fix problems with Startup Repair, a Repair Install, or Reset This PC

https://www.lifewire.com/how-do-i-automatically-repair-windows-problems-2624907

 

ContaCam

Perform security surveillance and live webcam monitoring with this program that can detect motion and send you notifications when such situations occur

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WebCam/ContaCam.shtml

 

Credit Freezes are Free: Let the Ice Age Begin

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/09/credit-freezes-are-free-let-the-ice-age-begin/

 

macOS Mojave: A sweet, small, surgical upgrade

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/macos-mojave-sweet-small-surgical-upgrade-170005249.html

 

Would You Pay a Monthly Fee to Buy An Xbox Over Two Years Like a Cell Phone?

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6774/would-you-pay-a-monthly-fee-to-buy-an-xbox-over-two-years-like-a-cell-phone/

 

Don’t fall for the latest fake check scams

https://www.komando.com/columns/488606/dont-fall-for-the-latest-fake-check-scams

 

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

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

 

What Is Virtualization, and Why Should You Use it?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-virtualization/

 

Google: Apps Can Scan And Share Your Gmail Data, With Consent

A year ago, Google ended its controversial email scanning practice, but the company still lets third-party apps and add-ons scan your Gmail inbox, despite concerns over privacy risks.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363892/google-apps-can-scan-and-share-your-gmail-data-with-consen?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to delete cookies in web browsers on Windows

https://macpaw.com/how-to/delete-cookies-windows

 

Tor Browser 8.0 is a big update

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/05/tor-browser-8-0-is-a-big-update/

 

How to Protect Your PC From the Intel Foreshadow Flaws

https://www.howtogeek.com/362797/how-to-protect-your-pc-from-the-intel-foreshadow-flaws/

 

How to Force the Google Play Store to Update on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/force-google-play-store-update/

 

Important Reasons NOT to Download DLL Files

Need to download a missing DLL file? Think twice

https://www.lifewire.com/important-reasons-not-to-download-dll-files-2624455

 

StrongRecovery Portable

An efficient potable application whose main function is to help you recover any lost data from memory cards, flash drives or other devices

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/StrongRecovery-Portable.shtml

 

[Tip] How to Remove or Customize 7-Zip Context Menu (Right-Click Menu) Options

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-remove-or-customize-7-zip-context-menu-right-click-menu-options/

 

The next big Windows update could launch as soon as October 2

https://www.yahoo.com/news/next-big-windows-could-launch-174915315.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_08

 

Logitech’s Newest Pro Wireless Mouse Has Already Proved Itself With the Overwatch League’s First Champions

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6673/logitechs-newest-pro-wireless-mouse-has-already-proved-itself-with-the-overwatch-leagues-first-champions/

 

3 critical steps to secure online banking

https://www.komando.com/tips/452714/3-critical-steps-to-secure-online-banking

 

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

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

 

Should Governments Be in the Business of Regulating Search Engines?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/governments-regulating-search-engines/

 

Pegasus Spyware Targets iOS, Android Devices in the US

The Pegasus spyware strain, which can infect iOS and Android devices, appears to be targeting victims in the US, says Citizen Lab, a watchdog group at the University of Toronto. However, the Israeli maker of the spyware rejects the findings.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363835/pegasus-spyware-targets-ios-android-devices-in-the-us?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to delete cookies in web browsers on Windows

https://macpaw.com/how-to/delete-cookies-windows

 

How to restore the old Google Chrome design

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/05/how-to-restore-the-old-google-chrome-design/

 

How to Manage a Printer in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/362534/how-to-manage-a-printer-in-windows-10/

 

3D Modeling & Design – Do you REALLY need a Xeon and Quadro??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-90qEJAVkU

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Google Titan Security Key Review: Two Great Keys For The Price Of One (also look at Yubikey 5)

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6867/google-titan-security-key-review-two-great-keys-for-the-price-of-one/

 

macOS Mojave is out today. Here’s what to expect.

An assortment of small refinements add up to a solid update.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/24/macOS-mojave-released-dark-mode-continuity/?yptr=yahoo

 

Unwiped Servers With Data on Millions Sold on Craigslist

A shady dealer on Craigslist appears to have been selling access to millions of customer records taken from servers used by a bankrupt electronics retailer called NCIX, which had customers in both Canada and the US.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363915/data-on-millions-from-unwiped-servers-sold-over-craigslist?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Microsoft intercepting Firefox and Chrome installation on Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/12/microsoft-intercepting-firefox-chrome-installation-on-windows-10/

 

Google tracks user data even when they go 'Incognito'

The company claims that the Chrome feature lets users browse privately.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/google-tracks-user-data-even-when-they-go-incognito-500751

 

What FileVault for Mac is and how it can protect your data

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-filevault-disk-encryption

 

Don’t fall for this clever Netflix phishing email scam

https://bgr.com/2018/09/22/netflix-phishing-email-scam-password-stolen/

 

Analyse-it for Microsoft Excel

Statistical analysis software add-in for Microsoft Excel that provides powerful descriptive statistics and customizable plots to the UI

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/Analyse-it-for-Microsoft-Excel.shtml

 

Fix errors 0x80070070–0x50011, 0x80070070–0x50012, 0x80070070–0x60000 on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/0x80070070-0x50011-0x80070070-0x50012-0x80070070-0x60000

 

Best Free Services to Legally Stream TV Shows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-free-services-legally-stream-tv-shows/

 

25 Helpful Kodi Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/kodi-keyboard-shortcuts/

 

Air Canada admits app data breach included customers’ passport details

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/air-canada-admits-app-data-breach-included-customers-passport-details-20300.html#new_tab

 

Android Security Bulletin August 2018: What you need to know

With a good balance of critical and high vulnerabilities, the Android Security Bulletin offers a well-balanced diet of bugs.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-security-bulletin-august-2018-what-you-need-to-know/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What to Do When Your Home Internet Connection Underperforms

Tips for solving slow internet connections at home

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-slow-internet-connection-818125

 

Yubico YubiKey 5 NFC

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/363889/yubico-yubikey-5-nfc?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to prevent laptop CPU Throttling

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/12/how-to-prevent-laptop-cpu-throttling/

 

Ask Graeme - The Rise of the Voice Assistant

Home automation has come a long way... and who knew it would be built around speakers?!

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/ask-graeme---the-rise-of-the-voice-assistant-512462

 

Find out what is taking up space on your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/check-storage-on-mac

 

Apple Watch’s new fall detection is turned off by default if you’re under 65 – here’s how to enable it

https://bgr.com/2018/09/24/apple-watch-series-4-how-to-enable-fall-detection-health-feature/

 

Excel Reports

Generate spreadsheets without having to install Microsoft Excel, with this handy .NET component that can be used by developers to enhance their applications

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/Excel-Reports.shtml

 

NVIDIA driver keeps crashing in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/nvidia-driver-keeps-crashing-windows-10

 

Microsoft Word vs Google Docs: Who Wins?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/microsoft-word-vs-google-docs/

 

How to Disable Netflix’s Test Ads While You Still Can

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/disable-netflix-test-ads/

 

Exclusive: Government transparency site revealed Social Security numbers, other personal info

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/03/politics/foia-revealed-social-security-numbers/index.html

 

Will Google's Titan security keys revolutionize account security?

Google wants its Titan security keys to be the new standard in two-factor authentication. Find out how to get and use Titan security keys.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-googles-titan-security-keys-revolutionize-account-security/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Cortana Not Working? 8 Ways to Fix It Fast

If Cortana Disappears, One of These Solutions Will Bring Her Back

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-cortana-4151935

 

The Fastest VPNs of 2018

Worried about security and privacy, but don't want to return to dial-up speeds due to a slow virtual private network, or VPN? Put your worries aside with these, the fastest VPNs in our testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/351574/the-fastest-vpns?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Microsoft reveals how it determines the severity of security bugs

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/11/microsoft-reveals-how-it-determines-the-severity-of-security-bugs/

 

Bose tries to drown out Apple's HomePod with its first smart speaker

The Alexa-powered speaker packs a screen and arrives alongside smart soundbars.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/bose-tries-to-drown-out-apples-homepod-with-its-first-smart-speaker-511679

 

Declutter your Mac desktop: Get more productive

https://macpaw.com/how-to/clean-mac-desktop

 

Watch this self-solving Rubik’s cube march its way across a table

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/watch-this-self-solving-rubiks-cube-march-its-way-across-a-table/?yptr=yahoo

 

Speedify

Increase your Internet speed by taking advantage of all the connections you have available in order to be able to browse the web faster

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Other-Internet-Related/Speedify.shtml

 

Fix Windows Update Error 0x80073712 on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-windows-update-error-0x80073712-windows-10

 

4K Monitors Finally Get High Refresh Rates: What You’ll Need to Unlock Their Full Potential

https://www.maketecheasier.com/4k-monitors-high-refresh-rates/

 

How to Pick the Best Wi-Fi Channel for Your Router

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/when-defaults-are-bad-how-to-pick-a-unique-wireless-channel-for-your-router/

 

Cracked Logins of 570,000 Mortal Online Players Sold On Forums

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cracked-logins-of-570-000-mortal-online-players-sold-on-forums/

 

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: How to change camera and microphone privacy settings

This tutorial shows you how to access camera and microphone privacy settings after the Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-april-2018-update-how-to-change-camera-and-microphone-privacy-settings/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What is the Catalyst Control Center (CCC.exe)?

CCC.exe errors are typical with video games.

https://www.lifewire.com/catalyst-control-center-and-ccc-exe-4150736

 

The Best Malware Removal and Protection Software of 2018

Malware comes in many forms, but one thing's for sure—you don't want it attacking your computer. We've tested nearly 100 anti-malware apps to help you find the the best malware protection and removal software for all your devices.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/354226/the-best-malware-removal-and-protection-tools?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Restore bookmark descriptions in Firefox with Bookmark Notes

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/11/restore-bookmark-descriptions-in-firefox-with-bookmark-notes/

 

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

 

Why do I need virus protection for Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/best-antivirus-software

 

Sleep Cycle adds ‘snore detection’ to its sleep-tracking Android app

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/sleep-cycle-adds-snore-detection-to-its-sleep-tracking-android-app/?yptr=yahoo

 

anonymoX for Firefox

anonymoX for Firefox iconA simple and efficient Firefox extension that enables you to browse the Internet anonymously and switch between various virtual identities

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/anonymoX.shtml

 

AMD Ryzen Master is a powerful Overclocking tool for PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/amd-ryzen-master-overclocking

 

Best Pedometer and Step Counter Apps for iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-pedometer-step-counter-apps-iphone/

 

How to Legally Download Windows XP for Free, Straight From Microsoft

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-windows-xp-for-free-and-legally-straight-from-microsoft-si/

 

Twitter testing new feature that reveals when you’re online

WHO OTHER THAN STALKERS ACTUALLY WANTS THIS?

https://www.grahamcluley.com/twitter-testing-new-feature-that-reveals-when-youre-online/

 

How to connect an Apple wireless keyboard to Windows 10

While it may seem almost obscene to some, you can actually connect an Apple Magic keyboard to a Windows 10 machine. Here's how.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-connect-an-apple-wireless-keyboard-to-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Why Your Laptop Is Running So Slow

6 tips to speed up your laptop so it runs like new again!

https://www.lifewire.com/why-is-laptop-slow-4147167

 

Newegg Hacked to Steal Customers' Credit Card Data

The credit card skimming occurred from mid-August to Sept. 18, and secretly forwarded customers to a payment processing page under the hackers' control, security researchers say. Newegg is investigating the incident.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363870/newegg-hacked-to-steal-customers-credit-card-data?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

The Best Inexpensive Monitors

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6418/the-best-inexpensive-monitors/

 

Microsoft releases Office 2019 for Mac and Windows

You'll get slicker PowerPoint, a Focus mode in Word and more.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/24/microsoft-releases-office-2019/?yptr=yahoo

 

Why Does Linus Pirate Windows??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3bezYerYxQ

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The Best MicroSD Cards For Drones, Dash Cams, and Action Cams

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6668/the-best-microsd-cards-for-drones-dash-cams-and-action-cams/

 

On Reddit, Russian propagandists try new tricks

The address-changing effort highlights how propagandists are employing new strategies to hide their origins as companies begin to crack down.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/reddit-russian-propagandists-try-new-tricks-n913131

 

How to Make Your Own Wi-Fi Connected Button With ESP8266

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/wifi-connected-button-esp8266-tutorial/

 

How to Contact Gmail Support

https://www.howtogeek.com/361956/how-to-contact-gmail-support/

 

Garmin Vivosmart 4 Tracks Your Blood Oxygen, 'Body Battery'

Garmin's new fitness tracker keeps track of your overall energy levels and tells you when to work out by measuring heart rate, oxygen saturation, sleep, and stress levels.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363494/garmin-vivosmart-4-tracks-your-blood-oxygen-body-battery?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=21

 

The Surface Go is the laptop of the year

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/the-surface-go-is-the-laptop-of-the-year/?yptr=yahoo

 

VeraCrypt encryption software review

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/14/veracrypt-encryption-software-review/

 

Busting Some Facebook Myths

Facebook is full of myths and misinformation. I'll look at a few of the current offenders.

https://askleo.com/busting-some-facebook-myths/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JqOzPchugpdfbL

 

Laptop Touchpad Not Working? Here Are 6 Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/laptop-touchpad-not-working-fixes/

 

Error 0x800F0923 on Windows 10 during Upgrade or Installation

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-upgrade-error-0x800f0923

 

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

 

How to Fix a Slow iPad

You don't need to put up with a snail's pace

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-a-slow-ipad-4103783

 

Uranium Backup Free

Data backup tool with support for numerous types of destinations and files to include, ZIP compression, task scheduling, FTP transfers with conditions, and more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Uranium-Backup.shtml

 

iPhone XS and XS Max buyers are complaining that their new devices have bad WiFi and cell signal

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iphone-xs-iphone-xs-max-162913036.html

 

How to Change Default Apps and Settings in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/change-default-settings-windows-10/

 

How to Install the Same Printer Twice (With Different Settings) on Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/362957/how-to-install-the-same-printer-twice-with-different-settings-on-windows/

 

How to Turn Your iPhone or iPad Keyboard Into a Trackpad

Selecting text on your iPhone or iPad can be annoying. Here’s how to turn your keyboard into a trackpad to make it easier to edit text.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362234/how-to-turn-your-iphone-or-ipad-keyboard-into-a-trackpad?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=21

 

iPhone XS Max is reportedly dramatically outselling the XS

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/iphone-xs-max-is-reportedly-dramatically-outselling-the-xs/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft confirms Disk Cleanup tool deprecation in Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/14/microsoft-confirms-disk-cleanup-tool-deprecation-in-windows-10/

 

Email Hacked? 7 Things You Need to Do NOW

Email account theft is rampant. If it happens to you, there are several steps you need to take -- not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being easily hacked again.

https://askleo.com/email_hacked_7_things_you_need_to_do_now/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JqOzPchugpdfbL

 

How to Clear the Printer Queue in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/clear-printer-queue-windows10/

 

Your Windows license will expire soon but Windows is activated

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/your-windows-license-will-expire-soon

 

Microsoft Windows task manager contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows task manager could allow a local user to gain elevated (SYSTEM) privileges.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/microsoft-windows-task-manager-contains-local-privilege-escalation-vulnerability-511736

 

How to Fix an iPad That Won't Connect to Wi-Fi

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-my-ipad-wont-connect-to-wifi-1994546

 

Devart Excel Add-ins

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Servers/Database-Utils/Devart-Excel-Add-ins.shtml

 

Google's change to Chrome's login has ignited debate about whether the move was sneaky 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-apos-change-chrome-apos-003721749.html

 

What Is Google TensorFlow? Open-Source Examples and Tutorials

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-tensorflow-examples/

 

Watch Free TV Online Right Now With Xumo.TV

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/watch-free-tv-online-right-now-with-xumo.tv/

 

Acer Spin 3 (With Amazon Alexa)

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/363322/acer-spin-3-with-amazon-alexa?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=21

 

Apple closes its $400M Shazam acquisition and says the music recognition app will soon become ad free

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/apple-closes-its-shazam-acquisition-and-says-the-music-recognition-app-will-soon-become-ad-free/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google terminates Google Inbox service

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/13/google-terminates-google-inbox-service/

 

Can My ISP See I’m Using a VPN?

VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) have characteristics that are visible to your ISP. I'll discuss what they can and cannot see.

https://askleo.com/can-my-isp-see-im-using-a-vpn/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JqOzPchugpdfbL

 

Wi-Fi Not Working on Ubuntu? Here’s How to Fix it

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-wi-fi-not-working-ubuntu/

 

How to keep track of the Total Editing Time spent on a Microsoft Word document

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/track-total-editing-time-word

 

Microsoft adds automated transcription to OneDrive

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/microsoft-adds-automated-transcription-to-onedrive-511726

 

Fix SPOD - How to Fix a Spinning Pinwheel of Death

Cleaning out the dyld cache can clear a SPOD or beachball

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-spod-spinning-pinwheel-of-death-2260811

 

PPSSPP Portable

Enjoy your PSP games right on your PC with the help of this portable software utility that promises unrivaled quality and ease of use

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Other-Portable-Applications/PPSSPP-Portable.shtml

 

MetroPCS is now Metro by T-Mobile and includes Amazon Prime

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/metropcs-now-metro-t-mobile-161215775.html

 

4 Ways BetterTouchTool Is the Ultimate Mac Productivity App

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/bettertouchtool-mac-productivity/

 

The Best Alternative Window Managers for macOS

https://www.howtogeek.com/362100/the-best-alternative-window-managers-for-macos/

 

Samsung Portable SSD X5

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/363169/samsung-portable-ssd-x5?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=21

 

The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/the-7-most-important-announcements-from-microsoft-ignite-today/?yptr=yahoo

 

Configure what Firefox does when you close a tab

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/12/configure-what-firefox-does-when-you-close-a-tab/

 

How to Choose the Best Mechanical Keyboard

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/241872-choose-right-mechanical-keyboard?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Run a Python Script on Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/run-python-script-in-mac/

 

There was a problem resetting your PC error on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/problem-resetting-pc

 

How to: Get back into Windows if you get locked out

Locked out of your Windows 10 account? Here's how you can hack your way back in.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/how-to-get-back-into-windows-if-you-get-locked-out-511665

 

How to Reseat Internal Data and Power Cables

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-reseat-internal-data-and-power-cables-2624536

 

VDESKTOP

Play local and YouTube videos on your desktop with the help of this user-friendly tool that requires no installation and is easy to configure

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Other-Desktop-Enhancements/NHSOFT-VDESKTOP.shtml

 

How T-Mobile plans to use 5G to challenge traditional ISPs

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-mobile-plans-5g-challenge-013200394.html

 

The New Google Fit Wants to Get You Moving

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/new-google-fit-get-moving/

 

Your Google Assistant Can Now Understand Two Languages At a Time

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6996/your-google-assistant-can-now-understand-two-language-at-a-time/

 

Use ANY Controller Lag Free over USB!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx9ijQv1iDI

 

How to Install Ubuntu on Your Android Phone Using Linux Deploy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-ubuntu-on-android-linux-deploy/

 

Military mics are now being fitted on soldiers’ teeth

Tiny “Molar Mics” will be used by the military for hands-free communication

http://www.alphr.com/the-future/1009886/military-mics-are-now-being-fitted-on-soldiers-teeth

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Mon 1395 9/24/2018

Third-party services can access your Gmail account

Google admits that Gmail accounts are still accessible by third parties

http://www.alphr.com/technology/1009944/third-party-services-can-access-your-gmail-account

 

Is AMD a Good Option in 2018??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyaqSAotL3w

 

Apple's big bet on the future of USB is increasingly looking like a rare misfire

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-big-bet-future-140925105.html

 

Mac Makeup

Surf the web with enhanced protection and fully incognito by having network adapter details randomized or customized with this application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/Mac-Makeup.shtml

 

MSI spoils Nvidia's big reveal of the RTX 2080

In fact, it's the whole new 20-series of cards. Oops!

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/msi-spoils-nvidias-big-reveal-of-the-rtx-2080-500558

 

7 Best Android Dictation Apps for Easy Speech-to-Text

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-android-dictation-apps/

 

Old Meets New as App Transforms Vinyl Records into Augmented Reality Sculptures

https://mobile-ar.reality.news/news/old-meets-new-as-app-transforms-vinyl-records-into-augmented-reality-sculptures-0186708/

 

Android at 10: Google's mobile OS has come a long way

Google's platform grew from a novelty into a mainstay of the tech world.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/23/android-turns-10/?yptr=yahoo

 

SuperDuper: Tom's Mac Software Pick

Backups, Clones, Smart Updates, and Scheduling: Quite the Super Hero

https://www.lifewire.com/superduper-toms-mac-software-2260064

 

Double Commander Dual-pane File Manager review

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/double-commander-file-manager-review

 

How To Organize Your Messy Windows Desktop (And Keep It That Way)

https://www.howtogeek.com/362241/how-to-organize-your-messy-windows-desktop-and-keep-it-that-way/

 

All your questions about the new iOS 12, answered

https://macpaw.com/how-to/apple-ios-12-update

 

Prevent Firefox from reopening on Windows 10 start

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/18/prevent-firefox-from-reopening-on-windows-10-start/

 

Google had to change Gmail's new Smart Reply responses because its AI kept suggesting 'I love you'

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-had-change-gmail-apos-184957958.html

 

Backup4all Standard

Perform full, incremental and mirror backups of local or network drives with the help of this reliable and advanced piece of software

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Backup4all-Standard.shtml

 

Explainer: What is RAM?

We explain what RAM is and how it differs from other types of computer memory.

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

 

What Is the Internet of Things?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-internet-of-things/

 

Program a $6 NodeMCU to Detect Wi-Fi Jamming Attacks in the Arduino IDE

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/program-6-nodemcu-detect-wi-fi-jamming-attacks-arduino-ide-0186356/

 

Logitech's latest media keyboard is designed for your smart TV

The K600 can work with your PC or mobile devices, too.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/22/logitechs-latest-media-keyboard-is-designed-for-your-smart-tv/?yptr=yahoo

 

Use Disk Utility to Clone a Mac's Drive

Disk Utility's Restore Function Lets you Create a Bootable Clone

https://www.lifewire.com/use-disk-utility-to-clone-macs-drive-4042367

 

Fix Unknown Hard Error in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/unknown-hard-error

 

Mozilla Recommend a Privacy Extension That Is Tracking Your Web History

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/mozilla-recommend-a-privacy-extension-that-is-tracking-your-web-history/

 

Run a Windows Virtual Machine on your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-windows-virtual-machine

 

Improve your privacy on Android with Bouncer

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/17/improve-your-privacy-on-android-with-bouncer/

 

Apple made a big mistake by killing its smallest and most affordable iPhone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-made-big-mistake-killing-174018486.html

 

Backup4all Lite

Create data backups and save them to local, external or removable drives, as well as network locations, with this intuitive piece of software

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Backup4all-Lite.shtml

 

Ask Graeme: PowerLine Technology – The Forgotten Networking Solution

Graeme discusses the new Homeplug AV2 technology, and how it’s breathing new life into powerline extenders.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/ask-graeme-powerline-technology-the-forgotten-networking-solution-512148

 

5 Mac App Alternatives If You Hate App Subscriptions

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-app-alternatives-subscriptions/

 

Buying a Used or Refurbished Phone? Here's Everything You Need to Know

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/buying-used-refurbished-phone-heres-everything-you-need-know-0186460/

 

The Best External Hard Drives For Your Xbox One Or Playstation 4

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6914/the-best-external-hard-drives-for-your-xbox-one-or-playstation-4/

 

Back Up Your Mac: Time Machine and SuperDuper

https://www.lifewire.com/back-up-mac-time-machine-2260100

 

Steam downloads slow? Here are ways to speed up Steam game downloads!

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/steam-downloads-slow

 

Facebook Bans Ads for Kodi Boxes Because Pirates Are Ruining Everything

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/facebook-bans-ads-for-kodi-boxes-because-pirates-are-ruining-everything/

 

Here’s how to get the most from iCloud

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-icloud

 

Windows 7 to Linux: Preparations

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/17/windows-7-to-linux-preparations/

 

Why Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max Might Be Discontinued in 2019

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-apple-apos-iphone-xs-142000692.html

 

Uranium Backup Free

Data backup tool with support for numerous types of destinations and files to include, ZIP compression, task scheduling, FTP transfers with conditions, and more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Uranium-Backup.shtml

 

Explainer: What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/explainer-what-is-latency-500670

 

The 7 Best iPhone Camera Hacks You Must Try

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-iphone-camera-hacks/

 

Get Your Regular Dock Icons Back on Android Pie's Multitasking Screen

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/get-your-regular-dock-icons-back-android-pies-multitasking-screen-0186544/

 

8 Must-Have Items To Keep In Your Car

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6796/8-must-have-items-to-keep-in-your-car/

 

Mac Backup Guru: Tom's Mac Software Pick

Incremental Bootable Clones Are a Feature I Wish Time Machine Had

https://www.lifewire.com/mac-backup-guru-toms-software-2259856

 

Windows 10 crashes after waking up from Sleep

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-crashes-after-waking-sleep

 

You Can Now Talk to Alexa Using Cortana

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/you-can-now-talk-to-alexa-using-cortana/

 

Need a VPN for Mac? Here are the best, both free and paid-for

https://macpaw.com/how-to/best-vpn-for-mac

 

Waterfox 56.2.3 Security Update

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/15/waterfox-56-2-3-security-update/

 

The best laptops

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-laptops-buy-215303462.html

 

Monitor Your Network Using GlassWire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVeZXEd6d0Y

 

GlassWire Free Firewall 2.0.123

https://filehippo.com/download_glasswire_free_firewall/

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Voicing the Future: How Voice Recognition Is Helping Us Today and Will Change Our Tomorrow

https://www.iqsdirectory.com/resources/voicing-the-future-how-voice-recognition-is-helping-us-today-and-will-change-our-tomorrow/

 

Microsoft on freeing up space for Windows 10 Updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/19/microsoft-on-freeing-up-space-for-windows-10-updates/

 

Sony to Bring Back 90s’ PlayStation Console With Iconic Games

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/sony-bring-back-90s-playstation-190000266.html

 

AppleCare+ Now Covers Lost And Stolen iPhones

https://www.reviewgeek.com/7363/applecare-now-covers-lost-and-stolen-iphones/

 

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

 

Use Gmail's New Confidential Mode to Send Private, Self-Destructing Emails from Your Phone

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/use-gmails-new-confidential-mode-send-private-self-destructing-emails-from-your-phone-0186578/

 

11 fixes to macOS High Sierra Problems

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-macos-high-sierra-problems

 

How to install Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 3

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/install-windows-10-on-raspberry-pi-3-how-to

 

Review: Glasswire Network Monitor and Firewall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxrX7LF41pI

 

New Lenovo Gadgets Target Home Automation Newbies

The laptop maker burst onto the smart home market in Berlin with the debut of its affordable Smart Bulb, Smart Plug, and Smart Camera lineup.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363456/new-lenovo-gadgets-target-home-automation-newbies?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

Missing High Performance Power Plan on Windows? Here’s the Fix

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/missing-high-performance-power-plan/

 

Pale Moon 28.1.0 Release Information

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/20/pale-moon-28-1-0-release-information/

 

Instagram Accounts Are Being Hacked, Lock Yours Down Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/instagram-accounts-are-being-hacked-lock-yours-down-now/

 

Employee Personal Info Exposed in State Department Hack

https://news.softpedia.com/news/employee-personal-info-exposed-in-state-department-hack-522757.shtml

 

4 Ways to Lock Your Windows 10 Computer

Jump to the Windows 10 lock screen with these shortcuts

https://www.lifewire.com/lock-windows-10-computer-4173810

 

How to clean your iPhone’s charging port

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/clean-iphone-charging-port-131514793.html

 

If You Haven’t Gotten Your Cheap iPhone Battery Replacement Yet, You Have Three Months Left

https://www.reviewgeek.com/7453/if-you-havent-gotten-your-cheap-iphone-battery-replacement-yet-you-have-three-months-left/

 

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

 

Transcribe Audio for Free with This Awesome Cross-Platform App

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/news/transcribe-audio-for-free-with-awesome-cross-platform-app-0186574/

 

How to force reboot a frozen Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/reboot-frozen-mac

 

Horizontal or Vertical lines on Laptop screen or Monitor

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/horizontal-or-vertical-lines-on-laptop-screen-or-monitor

 

Glasswire for Android

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjdvUR6g4Ak

 

Ready for an AI Platform That Can Make Decisions on Its Own?

At Sentient Technologies, Chief Technology Officer Dr. Risto Miikkulainen is focused on evolutionary computation. Here's what that means.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363155/ready-for-an-ai-platform-that-can-make-decisions-on-its-own?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

5 Film Recommendation Sites to Find New Movies to Watch or Stream

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/film-recommendation-sites/

 

New CCleaner scandal: forced automatic updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/19/new-ccleaner-scandal-forced-automatic-updates/

 

How to Keep Your Windows PC and Apps Up to Date

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/5529/how-to-keep-your-new-windows-7-computer-updated-and-secure/

 

Microsoft Reveals What Features Windows 10 Version 1809 Kills Off

Microsoft has announced the features that would go away with the release of the October 2018 Update, as well as the ones no longer being developed and planned for removal in a future update.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-reveals-what-features-windows-10-version-1809-kills-off-522746.shtml

 

Important Reasons NOT to Download DLL Files

Need to download a missing DLL file? Think twice

https://www.lifewire.com/important-reasons-not-to-download-dll-files-2624455

 

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XS

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/feels-apple-being-cheap-not-125940269.html

 

The Best 1440p Gaming Monitors

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6586/the-best-1440p-gaming-monitors/

 

Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 2080: everything you need to know

Nvidia unveils the next-generation of GPU tech with the RTX 2000 series, and we've never seen anything like it.

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/feature/nvidias-new-geforce-rtx-2080-everything-you-need-to-know-500621

 

The 4 Best Android Apps to Share Files Between Phones, Tablets & PCs

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/4-best-android-apps-share-files-between-phones-tablets-pcs-0186546/

 

How To Repair Disk With Mac Disk Utility

https://macpaw.com/how-to/repair-disk-with-mac-disk-utility

 

Stop Edge from hijacking your PDF/HTML file associations

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stop-edge-hijacking-pdf-html-file-associations

 

European Union says Facebook must change rules by end of 2018

"If we do not see the progress the sanctions will have to come. I do not want to negotiate forever," Europe's Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/e-u-says-facebook-must-change-rules-end-2018-n911071

 

Report: Free Video Service Planned for Fire TV Devices

This isn't the free version of Amazon Prime Video that has been long-rumored, instead it's a completely separate service allowing Amazon to generate more revenue from adverts while offering Fire TV users free entertainment.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363396/report-free-video-service-planned-for-fire-tv-devices?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

What Is Email Spoofing? How Scammers Forge Fake Emails

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/scammers-spoof-email-address/

 

How to Use Wildcards When Searching in Word 2016

https://www.howtogeek.com/362551/how-to-use-wildcards-when-searching-in-word-2016/

 

How to Create Desktop Shortcuts for Windows 10 Modern Apps

Microsoft has been pushing hard for modern apps ever since it rolled out Windows 8 nearly six years ago, but despite different concepts and several overhauls, they are still yet to gain traction.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-create-desktop-shortcuts-for-windows-10-modern-apps-522728.shtml

 

Why You Should Try to Fix Your Computer Problem Yourself

Fixing your own computer is almost always the better idea

https://www.lifewire.com/why-you-should-always-try-to-fix-your-computer-problem-yourself-first-2619037

 

Google CEO Sundar Pichai warns employees: Don't get too political, or else 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-ceo-sundar-pichai-warns-151300302.html

 

The Best Charging Towers For All Your Multi-Device Charging Needs

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6569/the-best-charging-towers-for-all-your-multi-device-charging-needs/

 

RTX 2080 first impressions: Nvidia's new DLSS technology

We can't tell you exactly what Nvidia's Deep Learning Super Sampling does, but we can tell you what it looks like...

https://www.pcauthority.com.au/news/rtx-2080-first-impressions-nvidias-new-dlss-technology-500734

 

The 5 Best Apps for Transcribing Lectures & Converting Speech to Text on Your iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/5-best-apps-for-transcribing-lectures-converting-speech-text-your-iphone-0186399/

 

Top 5 tools for Windows PC in 2018

https://macpaw.com/how-to/tools-for-windows-pc

 

How to disable first logon Hi animation using Registry or Group Policy in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-first-logon-hi-animation-windows

 

Lawmaker says U.S. Senate staff targeted by state-backed hackers

"The November election grows ever closer, Russia continues its attacks on our democracy, and the Senate simply does not have the luxury of further delays."

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/lawmaker-says-u-s-senate-staff-targeted-state-backed-hackers-n911256

 

4 Reasons AR Glasses Won't Replace Your Smartphone (Yet)

Magic Leap One notwithstanding, augmented reality gear isn't ready for the consumer market; AR headsets have a number of challenges to overcome before they are must-have gadgets.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/363210/4-reasons-ar-glasses-wont-replace-your-smartphone-yet?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

9 Simple Tweaks to Speed Up Firefox Immediately

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/speed-up-firefox-immediately-with-these-6-simple-tweaks/

 

How to Protect Your PC From the Intel Foreshadow Flaws

https://www.howtogeek.com/362797/how-to-protect-your-pc-from-the-intel-foreshadow-flaws/

 

How to Download the Windows 10 ISO Directly from Microsoft

Windows 10 ISO images are part of every power user’s arsenal. They allow for clean-installs or in-place upgrades and help deal with issues that sometimes don’t seem to have a fix other than a full re-install of the operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-download-a-windows-10-iso-directly-from-microsoft-522727.shtml

 

Why Does Restarting Seem to Fix Most Computer Problems?

Why powering something off and then on again tends to fix most 

https://www.lifewire.com/why-does-restarting-seem-to-fix-most-computer-problems-2624569

 

Here are all the new ways Apple can help you combat your smartphone addiction in iOS 12 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ways-apple-help-combat-smartphone-172300260.html

 

What you can do if your browser uses too much Memory

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/18/what-you-can-do-if-your-browser-uses-too-much-memory/

 

The Best Bias Lighting For Your TV Or Desktop PC

https://www.reviewgeek.com/6188/the-best-bias-lighting-for-your-tv-or-desktop-pc/

 

Facebook to stop sending employees to assist with political campaigns

http://www.alphr.com/politics/1009945/facebook-to-stop-sending-employees-to-assist-with-political-campaigns

 

High-Tech Perks Mean Sports Fans Are No Longer on the Sidelines

To keep long-time fans engaged and attract newcomers to the NFL, PGA, NBA, and beyond, the major leagues are pulling out all the high-tech stops. Strap on that VR headset and play ball!

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363159/high-tech-perks-mean-sports-fans-are-no-longer-on-the-sideli?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

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