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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 11/10/2018 1442
Fri 11/09/2018 1441
Thur 11/08/2018 1440
Wed 11/07/2018 1439
Tue 11/06/2018 1438
Mon 11/05/2018 1437
Sun 11/04/2018 1436

Sat 1442 11/10/2018

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-says-found-issues-iphone-005311932.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Apple announces repair programs for iPhone X, MacBook Pro problems

And owners of older iPhones should get their battery replaced before year-end.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/09/iphone-x-macbook-pro-13-ssd-apple/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple iPhone XR Inventories Are “Bloated,” Analyst Says (do I smell a possible price drop down the road?)

https://www.barrons.com/articles/apple-iphone-xr-inventories-are-bloated-analyst-says-1541773726?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

The 5G Laptop Won't Need Storage

At the launch of the latest Qualcomm-powered Windows machine, I talked to Qualcomm, Samsung, and Microsoft about the future of connected laptops.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364502/the-5g-laptop-wont-need-storage?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

T-Mobile's internet TV box revealed in an FCC filing

The company has said its TV service will launch this year.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/10/t-mobile-streaming-tv-box/?yptr=yahoo

 

What Is The Bashrc File Used For?

https://www.lifewire.com/bashrc-file-4101947

 

How to Copy Files to and from Your iPhone

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

 

The 5 Best Free Media Players for Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-free-media-players-for-windows/

 

How to install Progressive Web Apps in Chrome on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/install-progressive-web-apps-in-chrome

 

Windows 10 Hit By Second File Deletion Bug

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10434/windows-10-hit-second-file-deletion-bug

 

Clean out files slowing down your computer

https://www.komando.com/downloads/340506/clean-out-files-slowing-down-your-computer/all

 

AMD Announces Radeon Instinct MI60: Vega Arrives on 7nm

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/280240-amd-announces-radeon-instinct-mi60-vega-arrives-on-7nm?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up on Mac – What to do

https://www.techjunkie.com/external-hard-drive-not-showing-up-mac/

 

Fake Adobe update really *does* update Flash (while also installing cryptominer)

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/fake-adobe-update-cryptominer/#new_tab

 

How to Add Voting Options to An Email in Microsoft Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/368355/how-to-add-voting-options-to-an-email-in-outlook/

 

How to Set Number of Days can Go Back to Previous Version of Windows in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/111315-set-number-days-can-go-back-previous-version-windows.html

 

DIY drones: 25 kits to build your own

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/diy-drones-10-kits-to-build-your-own/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Microsoft Allegedly Overcomes Performance Issues in its Spectre Fixes

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/189152/microsoft-allegedly-overcomes-performance-issues-in-its-spectre-fixes?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-87kKi6uA4cxoqmh_ytMAjD6JmZicBb5ujQYmUf9_ygFdKb3sFCN8cFroH2eBoBAbWAeZddKjC6KJtiF8vrQo3wgp5CQQ&_hsmi=66827002

 

How Scooters (and the Data They Collect) Can Transform Cities

Scooter-share programs from the likes of Bird and Lime have the potential to reshape urban life and reduce carbon footprints. Just don't leave yours in the middle of the sidewalk.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364492/how-scooters-and-the-data-they-collect-can-transform-citie?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Apple patent could make it impossible to put headphones on wrong

The headphones would switch left and right ear depending on which way you put it on.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/09/apple-reversible-over-ear-headphones-patent/?yptr=yahoo

 

Configuring Unix/Linux File and Directory Access Rights

Using 'chmod' to alter or modify file and directory permissions

https://www.lifewire.com/configuring-unix-linux-file-2487531

 

How to Get Google’s Best Features on Your iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-googles-best-features-on-iphone/

 

OK, Google: 20 Useful Things You Can Say to Your Android Phone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ok-google-20-useful-things-you-can-say-to-your-android-phone/

 

How to disable Privacy Settings Experience at sign-in in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-privacy-settings-experience-at-sign-in

 

Many Amazon Reviews Could Be Bogus

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10435/many-amazon-reviews-could-be-bogus

 

If you shop online, make sure your purchases are secure

https://www.komando.com/downloads/434793/if-you-shop-online-make-sure-your-purchases-are-secure

 

AMD 7nm Epyc CPU Offers Core Enhancements, Huge Performance Gains

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/280221-amd-7nm-epyc-cpu-promises-significant-core-enhancements-improved-performance?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Where To Buy Refurbished Apple Macs & Macbook Pros

https://www.techjunkie.com/buy-refurbished-macbooks/

 

Pentagon data breach puts personal details of 30,000 staff at risk

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/pentagon-data-breach-puts-personal-details-of-30000-staff-at-risk-20459.html#new_tab

 

How is Crosh Different From the Linux Terminal on a Chromebook?

https://www.howtogeek.com/367333/how-is-crosh-different-than-the-linux-terminal-on-a-chromebook/

 

Update and Upgrade Windows 10 using PowerShell

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/76207-update-upgrade-windows-10-using-powershell.html

 

Professionals beware: Apple's iPhone XS has some serious connectivity problems

Some iPhone XS users have reported LTE and Wi-Fi speed and connectivity issues that could deter business users.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/professionals-beware-apples-iphone-xs-has-some-serious-connectivity-problems/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Apple Expected to Launch New iPad Mini As Early As This Year

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/189394/apple-expected-to-launch-new-ipad-mini-as-early-as-this-year?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ReR04aHfnlarK1BoW9GsRQl215hErN-NQd0I0MrPRFjU_DdL95lX3GdxR8J3Lrt0OpZDbFX7sNeGUDtL8r9OmbQDcoQ&_hsmi=66947007

 

HP 'Cuts Corners' on New Spectre x360

HP literally removes the corners of the new 13- and 15-inch Spectre x360, a 2-in-1 convertible laptop. Result: a more convenient way to turn it on and plug in peripherals.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364527/hp-cuts-corners-on-new-spectre-x360?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Judge tells Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide trial

Prosecutors want to know if there's audio evidence.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/10/judge-orders-amazon-echo-data-in-double-homicide/?yptr=yahoo

 

Serious Flaws Discovered In Linux

Open Source security draws criticism

https://www.lifewire.com/serious-flaws-discovered-in-linux-2486817

 

The 3 Best Password Managers for iOS

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

 

How to Manage Your Digital Files: 9 Tips and Tools to Keep You Organized

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/manage-digital-files/

 

How to enable Dolby Vision on Xbox One

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-dolby-vision-on-xbox

 

Apple launches repair program for iPhone X units with faulty displays

https://bgr.com/2018/11/10/iphone-x-apple-display-problems-repair-program/

 

Closest online free version of Photoshop

https://www.komando.com/downloads/437736/closest-online-free-version-of-photoshop

 

13 Cool Chrome Extensions You've Never Heard Of!

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

 

Best Mac Virtualization: VMware vs Parallels

https://www.techjunkie.com/vmware-vs-parallels/

 

MoD secrets exposed in dozens of cyber security breaches

Heavily redacted documents obtained by Sky News reveal how defence data was exposed in dozens of incidents last year.

https://news.sky.com/story/mod-secrets-exposed-in-dozens-of-cyber-security-breaches-11524076

 

Use a Smart Plug to Power-Cycle Your Router Without Getting Off the Couch

https://www.howtogeek.com/367785/use-a-smart-plug-to-power-cycle-your-router-without-getting-off-the-couch/

 

How to Enable or Disable Built-in Elevated Administrator Account in Windows 10 (use this as a last resort.  Disable as soon as your done!)

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2969-enable-disable-elevated-administrator-account-windows-10-a.html

 

How cybersecurity will evolve in a 5G connected world

A panel of cybersecurity and tech professionals gathered at the 2018 AT&T Business Summit to discuss the future of 5G security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-cybersecurity-will-evolve-in-a-5g-connected-world/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

HP Launches New Premium Consumer and Business PCs

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/189414/hp-launches-new-premium-consumer-and-business-pcs?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ReR04aHfnlarK1BoW9GsRQl215hErN-NQd0I0MrPRFjU_DdL95lX3GdxR8J3Lrt0OpZDbFX7sNeGUDtL8r9OmbQDcoQ&_hsmi=66947007

 

The Best Wi-Fi Mesh Network Systems of 2018

Have a larger home with Wi-Fi dead zones? A multi-node system might be a better solution than a traditional wireless router and extenders. Here are the best Wi-Fi mesh network systems we've tested in our labs.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/350795/the-best-wi-fi-mesh-network-systems?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Facebook debuts Lasso, a TikTok-style video app aimed at teens

The short-form video app is available now.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/09/facebook-lasso-tiktok-video-app/?yptr=yahoo

 

Windows And Ubuntu Dual Boot Guide (this is basic to many other distros, like Mint)

https://www.lifewire.com/ultimate-windows-8-1-ubuntu-dual-boot-guide-2200654

 

AMD vs. Intel CPUs: Which One’s for You in 2018?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/amd-vs-intel-cpus/

 

Can You Trust Your Browser With Credit Card Information? (personally, NO!)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/trust-browser-credit-card-information/

 

How to convert Facebook Profile to Page (why?)

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/convert-facebook-profile-into-page

 

Apple strikes a deal to bring the iPhone, Apple Watch, and more to Amazon

https://bgr.com/2018/11/09/iphone-apple-amazon-now-available-apple-watch/

 

Trace a server's IP to find out who sent you an email

https://www.komando.com/tips/498354/find-out-who-sent-you-an-email

 

CNC Dummies For Routers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBGqknN3gGs&t=2s

 

How To Normalize Volume in VLC

https://www.techjunkie.com/normalize-volume-vlc/

 

GCHQ asks tech firms to pretty please make IoT devices secure

Hive, HP Inc sign up to refreshed code of practice

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/15/iot_security_gchq_ncsc/

 

Not Just Books: All the Free Digital Stuff Your Local Library Might Offer

https://www.howtogeek.com/366860/not-just-books-all-the-free-digital-stuff-your-local-library-might-offer/

 

How to Change User Account Control (UAC) Settings in Windows 10 (I caution you, this is a protection system)

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3577-change-user-account-control-uac-settings-windows-10-a.html

 

How to activate and adjust Night Light settings in Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 includes a feature that lets users reduce emitted blue light and potential sleep problems. This tutorial shows you how to access it.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-activate-and-adjust-night-light-settings-in-the-microsoft-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Firefox 63 Introduces Enhanced Tracking Protection

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/189425/firefox-63-introduces-enhanced-tracking-protection?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ReR04aHfnlarK1BoW9GsRQl215hErN-NQd0I0MrPRFjU_DdL95lX3GdxR8J3Lrt0OpZDbFX7sNeGUDtL8r9OmbQDcoQ&_hsmi=66947007

 

Anki Vector

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364500/anki-vector?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

These Are the Top 5 Most-Wanted Devices This Holiday Season, Gazelle Says

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/top-5-most-wanted-devices-150129459.html

 

Samsung's Foldable Phone Doesn't Appear Ready for Prime Time

While foldable phones could eventually take off, Samsung's recent reveal didn't do much to address questions about issues such as thickness, weight and battery life.

https://www.thestreet.com/technology/samsung-s-foldable-phone-doesn-t-quite-look-ready-for-primetime-14776398?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

 

Best free email program for Windows

https://www.komando.com/downloads/421695/best-free-email-program-for-windows

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Fri 1441 11/09/2018

Russian hackers were caught in the act — and the results are devastating

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/russian-hackers-were-caught-in-the-act--and-the-results-are-devastating/2018/10/05/5e72495a-c8b5-11e8-b1ed-1d2d65b86d0c_story.html

 

[Fix] Modern Apps Unable to Connect to Internet in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/fix-modern-apps-unable-to-connect-to-internet-in-windows-10/

 

How to Listen to the Radio on Your Amazon Echo

If you want to listen to the radio, but lack the hardware to do so, Amazon's Alexa can fill in as your disc jockey with skills that tap into current and past radio broadcasts.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362377/how-to-listen-to-the-radio-on-your-amazon-echo?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

Components of a Linux Desktop Environment

https://www.lifewire.com/linux-desktop-environment-explained-4121640

 

How the Anubis Android Malware Steals Money from Users

https://www.maketecheasier.com/anubis-android-malware-steals-money-from-users/

 

Google Pixel USB-C Earbuds First Impressions

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/188587/google-pixel-usb-c-earbuds-first-impressions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9sh5Ym5dwnWp6gSGl5kUwcKpoAmnsVMefYvVhamav3AtQagJq7SjgNoSi1L7_1pVm3TVGyHQQeWaDC8X6ASbTBK3dADg&_hsmi=66645494

 

Apple Mac mini review: A pint-sized powerhouse for the rest of us

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-mac-mini-review-pint-sized-powerhouse-rest-us-182040123.html

 

How to quickly switch between accounts on Windows 10

If you're sharing your computer with multiple users, you can use this guide to quickly switch accounts without having to sign out of your session on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/switch-between-accounts-windows-10/

 

How to fix USB-C problems on your Windows 10 computer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-usb-c-problems-windows-10-computer

 

US weapons systems can be 'easily hacked'

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45823180

 

What is the Task Manager Shortcut for Mac?

https://www.techjunkie.com/task-manager-shortcut-mac/

 

New 'LiFi' Gets 8 Gigabit Speed; Faster than WiFi, 5G

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10431/new-lifi-gets-8-gigabit-speed-faster-wifi-5g

 

Hit or miss, Samsung’s foldable phone is a big deal

It has the potential to redefine how we use our phones, or not.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/08/samsung-foldable-phone-infinity-flex/?yptr=yahoo

 

The 6 Best Raspberry Pi Smart Mirror Projects You Can Make

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-best-raspberry-pi-smart-mirror-projects-weve-seen-far/

 

How to Enable or Disable Windows Defender Exploit Guard Controlled Folder Access in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/113380-enable-disable-controlled-folder-access-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Embed Fonts in a Microsoft Word Document

https://www.howtogeek.com/368574/how-to-embed-fonts-in-microsoft-word/

 

Secrets to charge your Android phone faster

https://www.komando.com/tips/494205/android-secrets-to-charge-your-android-phone-faster

 

LattePanda Alpha: Windows & Linux SBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njyRy-gkTHk

 

How to Back Up and Restore Your iPhone

Did you get a new iOS device or need to fix a glitchy one? You can back up and restore your iPhone on your PC via iTunes or via Apple's iCloud. Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362617/how-to-back-up-and-restore-your-iphone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

The Top Linux Distributions Of All Time

https://www.lifewire.com/top-linux-distributions-of-all-time-4084559

 

Best Pedometer and Step Counter Apps for iPhone

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

 

Google Chrome Now Lets You Install PWAs As Regular Apps on Windows 10

https://www.thurrott.com/google/188938/google-chrome-now-lets-you-install-pwas-as-apps-on-windows-10?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8A_avpv9W3B8IpIU4lqY3WxkZRJETfJsFtQvSAjAW8vCmDAkvzGwDE14m0aT4OvEatCPRU6PkWIAe_JYCKOl8DgNPMIw&_hsmi=66761091

 

The man who created the World Wide Web needs you to help fix it

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/man-created-world-wide-web-needs-help-fix-202820334.html

 

How to check your device health on Windows 10

It's always good to have a clue about the condition of your device, and Windows 10 makes it easy to track performance and health using the Windows Security experience.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-device-health-windows-10/

 

How to identify Windows Services delaying Shutdown or Startup

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/identify-windows-services-delaying-shutdown-startup

 

California’s ban on weak default passwords isn’t going to fix IoT security

https://www.bitdefender.com/box/blog/iot-news/californias-ban-weak-default-passwords-isnt-going-fix-iot-security/#new_tab

 

How To Add Subtitles in VLC Media Player

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-subtitles-vlc/

 

Explained: How is My IP Assigned / Determined (IPv4)?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10433/explained-how-my-ip-assigned-determined-ipv4

 

Hit or miss, Samsung’s foldable phone is a big deal

It has the potential to redefine how we use our phones, or not.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/08/samsung-foldable-phone-infinity-flex/?yptr=yahoo

 

Can You Really See Who Viewed Your Facebook Profile?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/can-really-see-viewed-facebook-profile/

 

How to Change Text Size for Icons in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/19768-change-icons-text-size-windows-10-a.html

 

What is “Exposing to the Right” in Photography and Why You Should Do It

https://www.howtogeek.com/368486/what-is-%E2%80%9Cexposing-to-the-right%E2%80%9D-and-why-you-should-do-it/

 

5 awesome widgets that will make your Android amazing

https://www.komando.com/tips/495267/5-awesome-widgets-that-will-make-your-android-amazing

 

Laptop Hard Drive to SSD Upgrade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-9pYHYKLUw

 

How to Use the New Apple Books App in iOS 12

Looking to read some books on your iPhone or iPad? Here are 19 tips for navigating the new Apple Books app in iOS 12.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364399/how-to-use-the-new-apple-books-app-in-ios-12?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

How to Install and Use StreamTuner

https://www.lifewire.com/online-radio-stations-using-streamtuner-4074392

 

How to Manage Your Files in iOS with the Files App

https://www.maketecheasier.com/manage-files-ios-files-app/

 

New Kindle Paperwhite is Waterproof

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/188928/new-kindle-paperwhite-is-waterproof?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8A_avpv9W3B8IpIU4lqY3WxkZRJETfJsFtQvSAjAW8vCmDAkvzGwDE14m0aT4OvEatCPRU6PkWIAe_JYCKOl8DgNPMIw&_hsmi=66761091

 

U.S. Law Firm Files Claims Against AT&T, T-Mobile Over SIM Swap-Enabled Crypto Thefts

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-law-firm-files-claims-154000549.html

 

What’s the difference between 5400 and 7200 RPM hard drives?

If you're trying to decide between a 5400 RPM and a 7200 RPM hard drive, in this guide, we'll see the difference between the two and when you should get each one.

https://pureinfotech.com/difference-5400-7200-rpm-hard-drives/

 

Fix Slow file copy speed in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/slow-file-copy-speed-windows-10

 

'Desperate' North Korea turns to bank hacking sprees to rake in much-needed dosh

State-sponsored intrusions meets financial acquisition with APT38

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/03/north_korea_tcash/

 

How To Map a Network Drive on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/map-network-drive-mac/

 

'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing Ransom

Jared Goetz's credit card was fraudulently charged, his phone cut-off, and his email account hacked. But in an extraordinary phone call, Goetz managed to talk the hacker down, and get his digital life back.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/5984zn/listen-to-sim-jacking-account-ransom-instagram-email-tmobile

 

Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon

iPad Pro, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 will all be available.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/09/more-apple-products-coming-to-amazon/?yptr=yahoo

 

5 Websites to Find Weird, Cool, or Discounted Amazon Products

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/find-weird-discounted-amazon-products/

 

How to Allow or Block Cookies in Google Chrome in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/76929-allow-block-cookies-google-chrome-windows.html

 

How People Can See When You Open Emails (and How to Stop Them)

https://www.howtogeek.com/368201/how-people-can-see-when-you-open-emails-and-how-to-stop-them/

 

How to use your smartphone to diagnose bad Wi-Fi

https://www.komando.com/tips/438322/how-to-use-your-smartphone-to-diagnose-bad-wi-fi

 

HDD vs SSD - What is the difference?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4ykrNhI5xk

 

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362120/how-to-block-robocalls-and-spam-calls?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

A Beginners Guide to Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/beginners-guide-to-linux-4090233

 

How to Mirror Your iPhone or iPad Screen on Your Windows PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mirror-iphone-screen-on-windows/

 

Google Complies With EU, Will Charge More for Android in Europe

https://www.thurrott.com/google/188933/google-complies-with-eu-will-charge-more-for-android-in-europe?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9TiTpZwknH069o0Xc1wGFoOMibWwzPQyVqNcXSnuvf6bGv7nH6a00ptjT3YirW2XdYTqjiUwxGXyhKYscW-dugVLKnmg&_hsmi=66794622

 

Apple finds quality problems in some iPhone X and MacBook models

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-says-found-issues-iphone-005311932.html

 

Microsoft Shuffles the Deck Again, Cortana Finds a new Home

https://www.petri.com/microsofts-shuffles-the-deck-again-cortana-finds-a-new-home?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9sh5Ym5dwnWp6gSGl5kUwcKpoAmnsVMefYvVhamav3AtQagJq7SjgNoSi1L7_1pVm3TVGyHQQeWaDC8X6ASbTBK3dADg&_hsmi=66645494

 

How to recover deleted User data files & folders after Windows 10 Feature Update

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/recover-deleted-files-after-windows-10-feature-update

 

HOW RUSSIAN SPIES INFILTRATED HOTEL WI-FI TO HACK VICTIMS UP CLOSE

https://www.wired.com/story/russian-spies-indictment-hotel-wi-fi-hacking/

 

How To Burn a CD or DVD on a Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-burn-cd-dvd-mac/

 

7 Most Prevalent Phishing Subject Lines

The most popular subject lines crafted to trick targets into opening malicious messages, gleaned from thousands of phishing emails.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/7-most-prevalent-phishing-subject-lines-/d/d-id/1332901

 

Cresuer Touchwave True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

https://deals.makeuseof.com/sales/cresuer-touchwave-wireless-bluetooth-earbuds

 

How to Add a Guest Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/45601-add-guest-account-windows-10-a.html

 

How I Got Alexa to Make Me Coffee, and Why That’s Not As Cool As It Seems

https://www.howtogeek.com/368316/how-i-got-alexa-to-make-me-coffee-and-why-that%E2%80%99s-not-as-cool-as-it-seems/

 

Billionaire innovators’ success secrets from today's top tech creators

https://www.komando.com/downloads/436003/billionaire-innovators-success-secrets-from-todays-top-tech-creators

 

The Dark Net isn't what you think. It's actually key to our privacy | Alex Winter | TEDxMidAtlantic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luvthTjC0OI&t=48s

 

How to Download YouTube Videos

Hours of footage is uploaded to YouTube every single second. What if you want to download it? In some circles, that's considered a big no-no, but you have your reasons, right? Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2476563,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

[Fix] Blurry Text and Font Display Problems in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/fix-blurry-text-and-font-display-problems-in-google-chrome/

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Siri Shortcut Discreetly Records Your Police Encounters

Saying "Hey Siri, I'm getting pulled over," will have your iPhone pause music, turn down brightness, and start recording using the front facing camera. Its creator calls it the civilian equivalent of body cams.

https://uk.pcmag.com/news-analysis/117778/siri-shortcut-discreetly-records-your-police-encounters

 

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

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

 

How to Connect Two Routers on a Home Network

Expand your home network with a second router

https://www.lifewire.com/connect-routers-on-a-home-network-818060

 

Fitbit Charge 3 First Impressions

https://www.thurrott.com/wearables/fitbit/188650/fitbit-charge-3-first-impressions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--V1fgU3Yz9f_itwFqbfYzLaKjYAUvYBenM5ndiboqF_TFOoSQKAm7lCODRrIOEbr0qDhv-kZ-etPuac4owhPwh3c59rQ&_hsmi=66686872

 

Android apps will update while you're using them

Developers will soon have the ability to let users stay in apps while an update downloads.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/07/google-android-in-app-updates-api/?yptr=yahoo

 

Best Kodi alternatives for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-kodi-alternatives-for-windows

 

This free app solves a small but annoying issue with Mac computers — and it's incredible Apple hasn't released a tool like this yet

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/free-app-solves-small-annoying-135206171.html

 

How Do I Change the Default Mail Program in Windows?

The default mail program is used to send email at the request of other programs on your computer or links on web page. If you use a web interface, however, things get tricky.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_change_the_mailto_or_default_mail_program/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IfJj.KcUppdfbL

 

Apple’s iPad Pro A12X Nearly Matches Top-End x86 CPUs in GeekBench

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/279988-apples-ipad-pro-a12x-nearly-matches-top-end-x86-cpus-in-geekbench?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Optimize your monitor’s settings with this free tool

https://www.komando.com/downloads/436393/optimize-your-monitors-settings-with-this-free-tool

 

Google chose not to go public about bug that exposed Google Plus users’ data

GOODBYE GOOGLE PLUS, NO-ONE EVER LIKED YOU.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/google-chose-not-to-go-public-about-bug-that-exposed-google-plus-users-data/

 

Dropbox introduces Extensions for deeper integration with third-party tools

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/06/dropbox-introduces-extensions-for-deeper-integration-with-third-party-tools/?yptr=yahoo

 

Amazon Puts Smarthome Control Front and Center In Updated Alexa App

https://www.howtogeek.com/368704/amazon-puts-smarthome-control-front-and-center-in-updated-alexa-app/

 

9 Chrome Extensions Your Gmail Needs for a Better Email Experience

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chrome-extensions-better-gmail/

 

Windows 10: Set Ethernet Connection as Metered or Unmetered in Windows 10  

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/35656-set-ethernet-connection-metered-unmetered-windows-10-a.html

 

How To Tell Where a Picture Was Taken

https://www.techjunkie.com/where-picture-taken/

 

Exclusive deal: Get the best-selling Bluetooth earbuds on Amazon at an all-time low of $16

https://bgr.com/2018/11/07/best-selling-bluetooth-headphones-on-amazon-exclusive-deal-flame/

 

How to Get the Best Cable Modem: Buy or Rent From Your ISP?

You may be able to save money and get faster speeds by buying a cable modem instead of renting one from your ISP. Here's what you need to know.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/355809/how-to-get-the-best-cable-modem-buy-or-rent-from-your-isp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

How to Stop Pop-ups on Android Devices

https://www.maketecheasier.com/stop-pop-ups-android/

 

The Range of a Typical Wi-Fi Network

https://www.lifewire.com/range-of-typical-wifi-network-816564

 

The Real Photoshop Is Finally Coming to iPad Next Year

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/188802/the-real-photoshop-is-finally-coming-to-ipad-next-year?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--V1fgU3Yz9f_itwFqbfYzLaKjYAUvYBenM5ndiboqF_TFOoSQKAm7lCODRrIOEbr0qDhv-kZ-etPuac4owhPwh3c59rQ&_hsmi=66686872

 

Google Maps gets collision and speed trap reports in latest test

It's the popular Waze feature we've been waiting for.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/07/google-maps-collision-speed-trap-reports-test-Waze/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to use Firefox Color to create Firefox Themes

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/firefox-color-create-firefox-themes

 

I returned the new iPad Pro less than 24 hours after buying it — here's why 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/returned-ipad-pro-less-24-143524277.html

 

I Have Two Facebook Accounts, How Do I Delete Just One of Them?

Facebook identifies your account through your email address. Deleting one account won't delete the other.

https://askleo.com/i-have-two-facebook-accounts-how-do-i-delete-just-one-of-them/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IfJj.KcUppdfbL

 

Intel May Outsource Chipsets, Atom Production to TSMC

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/279894-intel-may-outsource-chipsets-atom-production-to-tsmc?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Kim's Opinion: Black Friday deals we know about now

https://www.komando.com/columns/497838/kims-opinion-black-friday-deals-we-know-about-now

 

BEC-as-a-service offers hacked business accounts for as little as $150

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/bec-as-a-service-offers-hacked-business-accounts-for-as-little-as-150/#new_tab

 

Google is adding Android support for foldable screens

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/07/google-is-adding-android-support-for-foldable-screens/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Change Recycle Bin Settings in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/366395/how-to-change-recycle-bin-settings-on-windows-10/

 

4 Things to Do Immediately When Your Facebook Account Is Hacked

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-immediately-facebook-account-hacked/

 

How to Change Text Size for Title Bars in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/19150-change-title-bar-text-size-windows-10-a.html

 

5 Free LogMeIn Alternatives

https://www.techjunkie.com/logmein-alternatives/

 

AirPods are finally back in stock on Amazon, and they’re back on sale

https://bgr.com/2018/11/07/apple-airpods-price-discount-back-in-stock-today/]\

 

How to Ask Alexa to Remember Things

Having trouble keeping track of important dates, where you left your keys, or what you need to bring to the gym? These tips will show you how to use Alexa skills to remember all of the important details in your life.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362492/how-to-ask-alexa-to-remember-things?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

7 of the Best Android Screen-Recording Apps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-screen-recording-apps/

 

The Difference Between Linux and GNU/Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-linux-2201940

 

Microsoft is Finally Testing Keyboard and Mouse Support for Xbox One

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/xbox-one/188898/microsoft-is-finally-testing-keyboard-and-mouse-support-for-xbox-one?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ArjihSwjdviH9EJkKd1yOXmsTSbYIGRaJcTp4lfJla4fok_4gYjIFVGbWUuZhkv0KuNxNJoyIjqIqeJaObh7hlLwn3w&_hsmi=66719270

 

Comcast may debut a set-top box for internet-only customers in 2019

Hi, cord cutters.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/07/comcast-multi-service-streaming-device-leak/?yptr=yahoo

 

Prevent Skype virus from sending messages automatically

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/prevent-skype-virus-sending-messages-automatically

 

Hundreds of people have taken to Reddit to complain that Apple is 'nickel and diming' them with its new products 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hundreds-people-taken-reddit-complain-161054840.html

 

Don’t Lose Your Phone: Here’s What Can Happen (and How to Prepare)

Given how much we've come to rely on them, are you prepared to lose your mobile device?

https://askleo.com/dont-lose-your-phone-heres-what-can-happen-and-how-to-prepare/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IfJj.KcUppdfbL

 

Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1): All the new features and changes

UPDATED 11/2: Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1) is expected to rollout sometime in spring 2019, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-19h1-april-2019-update-features/

 

3 security programs that should be on every computer or laptop

https://www.komando.com/tips/460504/3-security-program-that-should-be-on-every-computer-or-laptop

 

Department of Homeland Security and GCHQ back Apple and Amazon’s denials they were hacked by China

"NO REASON TO DOUBT."

https://www.grahamcluley.com/department-of-homeland-security-and-gchq-back-apple-and-amazons-denials-they-were-hacked-by-china/

 

Amazon launches Alexa app for Windows 10 PCs

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/08/amazon-launches-alexa-app-for-windows-10-pcs/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Disable macOS Mojave’s Floating Screenshot Thumbnail

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-disable-macos-mojaves-floating-screenshot-thumbnail/

 

The 6 Best Cheap Computer Parts Stores for Saving Money

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/cheap-computer-parts/

 

Turn On or Off Documents, Pictures, and Desktop Folder Protection with OneDrive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/116029-turn-off-folder-protection-onedrive-windows-10-a.html

 

How To Convert Pages Documents to Microsoft Word Format

https://www.techjunkie.com/convert-pages-to-word/

 

Staples’ Black Friday ad leaks: Windows 10 and Chromebook discounts galore

https://bgr.com/2018/11/07/staples-black-friday-ad-leaked-windows-10-chromebooks-and-amazon/

 

How to Save Money When Shopping Online

Looking for safe money-saving hacks to get the best discounts and deals? These tips, tricks, and tools can score you lower prices when you shop online.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362477/how-to-save-money-when-shopping-online?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

How to Send Spam Calls Straight to Voicemail on Android with Google Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-spam-calls-voicemail-android/

 

United Nations: Broadband Access is a Basic Human Right

Disconnection from the Internet is Against International Law

https://www.lifewire.com/united-nations-broadband-access-is-a-basic-human-right-436784

 

Cortana 3.0 Launches in Beta on Android

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/188901/cortana-3-0-launches-in-beta-on-android?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ArjihSwjdviH9EJkKd1yOXmsTSbYIGRaJcTp4lfJla4fok_4gYjIFVGbWUuZhkv0KuNxNJoyIjqIqeJaObh7hlLwn3w&_hsmi=66719270

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: The sequel is better than the original

If only it had USB-C charging.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/08/microsoft-surface-laptop-2-review-black/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to automatically adjust Video visibility in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/automatically-adjust-video-visibility-windows-10

 

Surface Pro 6: A Cautious But Quality Upgrade

https://www.petri.com/surface-pro-6-a-cautious-but-quality-upgrade?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ArjihSwjdviH9EJkKd1yOXmsTSbYIGRaJcTp4lfJla4fok_4gYjIFVGbWUuZhkv0KuNxNJoyIjqIqeJaObh7hlLwn3w&_hsmi=66719270

 

How to stop Firefox from changing to dark or light theme automatically on Windows 10

If Firefox keeps changing themes automatically on Windows 10, then use this guide to stop it.

https://pureinfotech.com/stop-firefox-changing-dark-light-theme-automatically-windows-10/

 

5 free Windows 10 downloads you can't miss!

https://www.komando.com/downloads/411459/5-free-downloads-from-microsoft-you-cant-miss

 

Silk Road Admin Pleads Guilty

https://www.securityweek.com/silk-road-admin-pleads-guilty

 

A Look at the Rumors surrounding NVIDIA’s Upcoming GPUs

https://marketrealist.com/2018/11/a-look-at-the-rumors-surrounding-nvidias-upcoming-gpus?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple’s New Security Features Won’t Let You Repair the MacBook Pro or iMac Pro [Updated]

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/apples-new-security-features-wont-let-you-repair-the-macbook-pro-or-imac-pro/

 

What Are RFID-Blocking Wallets? (And Which Should You Buy?)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-are-rfid-blocking-wallets-which-should-you-buy/

 

How to Add 3D Effects to Images and Videos in Windows 10 Photos app

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/116887-add-3d-effects-images-videos-windows-10-photos-app.html

 

How To Use HandBrake Guide

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-use-handbrake/

 

Exclusive deal: Get the best-selling Bluetooth headphones on Amazon’s entire site for $28

https://bgr.com/2018/11/08/best-selling-bluetooth-headphones-on-amazon-exclusive-deal/

 

Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up

Everyone is concerned about online safety. Whatever you use, keep it secure with two-factor authentication (2FA).

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/358289/two-factor-authentication-who-has-it-and-how-to-set-it-up?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

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[Windows 10 Tip] Enable Sandbox Protection in Windows Defender

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-tip-enable-sandbox-protection-in-windows-defender/

 

AT&T Is Discontinuing Service for Some Customers Following Piracy Allegations

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-discontinuing-customers-following-piracy-162535960.html

 

Samsung Developer Conference live stream: Watch Samsung unveil its first foldable phone

https://bgr.com/2018/11/07/samsung-developer-conference-2018-live-stream-galaxy-f/

 

How to Disable and Customize Notifications in Android Oreo

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

 

An Overview of Socket Programming for Computer Networking

https://www.lifewire.com/socket-programming-for-computer-networking-4056385

 

How to Open and Use Timeline in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100703-open-use-timeline-windows-10-a.html

 

Should you use a mouse with wireless receiver or Bluetooth?

You should ditch Bluetooth and go back to using the USB receiver to connect your mouse to your PC — Here's why.

https://pureinfotech.com/mouse-wireless-receiver-bluetooth/

 

5 New and Different Tab Management Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tab-management-extensions-chrome-firefox/

 

4 open source Android email clients

Email is not on its deathbed, but most of it happens on mobile devices now.

https://opensource.com/article/18/10/open-source-android-email-clients?sc_cid=701f2000000RRC8AAO

 

How to Install YouTube Kids on Your Amazon Fire Tablet

https://www.techjunkie.com/youtube-for-kids-kindle-fire/

 

Australian teen who hacked into Apple and stole 90 GB of files avoids jail

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/australian-teen-who-hacked-into-apple-and-stole-90-gb-of-files-avoids-jail/#new_tab

 

Microsoft, We Deserve Better

Updates to Windows seemingly can't be trusted, and yet they're forced on us. Something must change.

https://askleo.com/microsoft-we-deserve-better/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I_8NflC8NpdfbL

 

10 best professional Backup and Data recovery software for Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-backup-data-recovery-software-for-windows

 

How to Download Your Personal Data From Apple

Apple now lets you request a copy of all the data it has collected about you. You can also correct information or delete your account. Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364479/how-to-download-your-personal-data-from-apple?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

What Is Noise Reduction in Digital Images?

https://www.howtogeek.com/368550/what-is-noise-reduction-in-digital-images/

 

Why Chinese Manufacturing Wins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7Jfrzkmzyc

 

Clean out files slowing down your computer

https://www.komando.com/downloads/340506/clean-out-files-slowing-down-your-computer

 

Apple iPad Pro and Mac Mini reviews arrive

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/apple-ipad-pro-mac-mini-043058965.html

 

This new LED light strip is just like the Philips Hue’s $90 model, but it costs $24

https://bgr.com/2018/11/06/philips-hue-lightstrip-plus-alternative-24-on-amazon/

 

How to Access Hidden File Manager in Android Oreo

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

 

VPN's: IPSec vs. SSL

Which technology is right for you?

https://www.lifewire.com/vpns-ipsec-vs-ssl-2486720

 

How to Install Your Apps from My Library in Microsoft Store in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/20361-install-your-apps-my-library-store-windows-10-a.html

 

How to enable enhanced search mode on Windows 10

Windows 10 version 1903 introduces a new indexing feature to search all your folders and drivers, and here's how to enable and configure the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-enhanced-search-windows-10/

 

Why GPIO Zero Is Better Than RPi.GPIO for Raspberry Pi Projects

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gpio-zero-raspberry-pi/

 

Linux computer maker to move manufacturing to the U.S.

System76 explains why the company will soon make its computers in Denver.

https://opensource.com/article/18/4/system76-us-manufacturing-plant

 

The Best Android Phones – October 2018

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-android-phones/

 

Zuckerberg’s Facebook page? I’ll livestream its deletion, says hacker

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/zuckerbergs-facebook-page-ill-livestream-its-deletion-says-hacker-20384.html#new_tab

 

What are the Internet’s Rules about Free Speech?

Often, when people find their posts or comments removed or altered from websites they visit, they're quick to claim their right to free speech has been violated. That's rarely the case.

https://askleo.com/what-are-the-internets-rules-about-free-speech/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I_8NflC8NpdfbL

 

Windows computer doesn’t recognize the second GPU

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-computer-doesnt-recognize-the-second-gpu

 

How Do City Dwellers Feel About Electric Scooters?

The e-scooter craze is sweeping across urban areas nationwide. According to data from analytics platform Populus, a majority of city residents view them positively.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364451/how-do-city-dwellers-feel-about-electric-scooters?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

Google+ is Dead, Survived By Better Privacy Controls

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-is-dead-survived-by-better-privacy-controls/

 

What is Intel Optane?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwH5Q8ZFJvw

 

Kim's Opinion: When text and email alerts go wrong

https://www.komando.com/columns/498483/kims-opinion-when-text-and-email-alerts-go-wrong

 

People are going wild for a handy new shortcut that will change the way you use Google Docs

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/people-going-wild-handy-shortcut-193822580.html

 

Sketchy report claims iPhone XR sales are lower than expected

https://bgr.com/2018/11/05/iphone-xr-apple-scales-back-production-rumor/

 

8 of the Best Android Apps Not on the Google Play Store

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-apps-not-google-play/

 

Top 20 Internet Terms for Beginners

https://www.lifewire.com/top-internet-terms-for-beginners-2483381

 

How to Backup and Restore Device Drivers in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/68426-backup-restore-device-drivers-windows-10-a.html

 

NEAR SIDE OF THE MOON THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/near-side-moon-theme-windows-10-download/

 

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

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

 

Why Tech Companies Lie

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/279670-why-tech-companies-lie?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

The 10 Best Must-Have MacBook Pro Accessories

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-macbook-pro-accessories/

 

Google to make Chrome extensions safer and privacy-preserving

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/10/02/make-chrome-extensions-safer/

 

Where Do Facebook Friend Suggestions Come From?

Facebook invitations often include suggestions of other people you might know. I'll look at where they might come from and whether they are a concern.

https://askleo.com/where-do-facebook-friend-suggestions-come-from/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I_8NflC8NpdfbL

 

Download Microsoft Edge browser Quick Start Guides

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/download-microsoft-edge-browser-quick-start-guide

 

25 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

While Google's ultraportable media-streaming device is pretty much plug and play, there are a few tips and tricks that can make casting more magical.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/326584/25-things-you-didn-t-know-your-chromecast-could-do?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

Facebook Announces a Camera for Your House. Didn’t They Just Get Hacked?

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/facebook-announces-a-camera-for-your-house.-didn%E2%80%99t-they-just-get-hacked/

 

The FASTEST SSD Technology Explained - M.2, U.2, and MORE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItMY3WHHowQ

 

Roku vs Amazon Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast vs the other TV streamer boxes

https://www.komando.com/tips/497085/roku-vs-amazon-fire-tv-vs-apple-tv-vs-chromecast-vs-the-other-tv-streamer-boxes

 

The new MacBook Air is what fans have been clamoring for and could rescue Apple from flat Mac sales

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/macbook-air-fans-clamoring-could-110000117.html

 

Google confirmed that it’s working to fix one of the Pixel 3’s biggest problems

https://bgr.com/2018/11/06/pixel-3-xl-specs-ram-management-fix-coming/

 

How to Watch YouTube in Incognito Mode and Prevent Data Collection

https://www.maketecheasier.com/watch-youtube-incognito-mode/

 

Best Ways to Reset a Home Network Router

https://www.lifewire.com/resetting-a-home-network-router-818061

 

How to Enable or Disable Including Driver Updates in Windows Update in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48277-enable-disable-driver-updates-windows-update-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple's New Proprietary Software Locks Will Kill Independent Repair on New MacBook Pros

Failure to run Apple's proprietary diagnostic software after a repair "will result in an inoperative system and an incomplete repair."

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/yw9qk7/macbook-pro-software-locks-prevent-independent-repair

 

These 9 Apps Will Make Your Android Phone Smarter

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smarter-android-apps/

 

Self-Driving Cars Still Can’t Handle Snow, Rain, or Heavy Weather

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/279822-self-driving-cars-still-cant-handle-snow-rain-or-heavy-weather?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How To Print Screen on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/print-screen-mac/

 

Even with the latest iOS 12 update, your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/even-with-the-latest-ios-12-update-your-iphones-lockscreen-is-unsafe-20410.html#new_tab

 

Windows 10 Bug Silences Sound Cards

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10429/windows-10-bug-silences-sound-cards

 

We couldn’t install some updates because the PC was turned off

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/couldnt-install-updates-pc-turned-off

 

Hands On With the iPhone XR

The iPhone XR comes in six different colors and costs $250 less than the iPhone XS. It looks good enough to make you wonder why anyone would spend the extra money.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363714/hands-on-with-the-iphone-xr?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=23

 

How to View Websites on Mac that Require Internet Explorer (or a PC)

https://www.howtogeek.com/368817/how-to-view-websites-on-mac-that-require-internet-explorer-or-a-pc/

 

Ink Cartridges Are A Scam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHX6tHdQGiQ&t=5s

 

Kim's Opinion: The tech not to buy in October

https://www.komando.com/columns/495444/kims-opinion-the-tech-not-to-buy-in-october

 

Apple's new MacBook Air is exactly what fans have been be...

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/apples-macbook-air-exactly-fans-110000386.html

 

[Review] Windows Update Status Icon in Windows 10 Taskbar Notification Area

[Review] Windows Update Status Icon in Windows 10 Taskbar Notification Area - AskVG

 

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Influence versus manipulation.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2018-09-13.html

 

The best password advice right now

Short and crackable vs. long, complex and prone to reuse? The password debate rages on.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3306757/authentication/the-best-password-advice-right-now.html?

 

How To Turn On Airplay

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-turn-on-airplay/

 

The Quest to Build the Impossible Laptop

https://gizmodo.com/the-quest-to-build-the-impossible-laptop-1830124994

 

Protect Your Online Information: 5 Steps You Can Take Right Now

https://www.lifewire.com/protect-your-online-information-4115928

 

Double Your Computer CPU Speed for Free

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8unagKHPGt8

 

How Google is Turning Chrome OS into a Powerful Tablet OS

https://www.howtogeek.com/368199/how-google-is-turning-chrome-os-into-a-powerful-tablet-os/

 

How to Reinstall and Re-register All Built-in Windows Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3175-reinstall-re-register-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

Big Deal for Big Blue: IBM Is Buying Red Hat for $34B

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/279681-ibm-acquires-red-hat-in-massive-34-billion-deal?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Facebook Launches Dedicated Screens

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10426/facebook-launches-dedicated-screens

 

Apple's new MacBook Air and 2018 MacBook Pros disconnect the microphone when you close the lid to stop hackers from eavesdropping on your conversations

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-macbook-air-2018-175413965.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

For the First Time Since 2012, PC Shipments Are About to Go Up

Windows 10's constant refreshing and ongoing security concerns are pushing the worldwide market for desktops, laptops, and hybrid PCs to its first year-to-year growth in a long time.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364447/for-the-first-time-since-2012-pc-shipments-are-about-to-go?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Hacker gets a whopping 14 years in prison for running Scan4You service

Ruslan Bondars run a "VirusTotal-for-crooks" operation from 2009 to 2017.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-gets-a-whopping-14-years-in-prison-for-running-scan4you-service/

 

Social Engineering, Just a Call Away

https://blog.knowbe4.com/social-engineering-just-a-call-away

 

Windows 10 Clock is missing, invisible or black

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-clock-missing-invisible-black

 

[Tip] What To Do When You Accidentally Close Google Chrome or Opera With Multiple Tabs Open

https://www.askvg.com/tip-what-to-do-when-you-accidentally-close-google-chrome-or-opera-with-multiple-tabs-open/

 

The 7 Best Cheap Computer Chairs for Students on a Budget

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-cheap-computer-chairs/

 

Microsoft’s xCloud Game Streaming Service Public Testing Begins in 2019

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/188081/microsofts-project-xcloud-game-streaming-service-arrives-in-2019?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8-9OADtXXiT2sphFPt77TCM-BT9ayFa7An6PSxhGIXbujzGl2FxedOnoiIkGXJZrYYAWEpLDAIfeR-U94y_l7pn0Bw0w&_hsmi=66542281#

 

7 ways to get your unclaimed money even if you checked before

https://www.komando.com/tips/307699/7-ways-to-find-unclaimed-money

 

How to Send Large Files from Your Android Device

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-large-files-from-android/Adding a 2nd hard drive or solid state drive to a laptop by replacing the DVD or Blu-ray driveAdding a 2nd hard drive or solid state drive to a laptop by replacing the DVD or Blu-ray drive

 

How To Find Out Who Owns a Website

https://www.techjunkie.com/find-who-owns-website/

 

How to Use Alexa's Useful New Calendar Features 

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-use-alexas-useful-new-calendar-features-1830151503

 

Are You Getting the Internet Speed You're Promised?

Lots of factors contribute to the speed of an internet connection

https://www.lifewire.com/is-your-internet-speed-as-good-as-promised-4007146

 

Adding a 2nd hard drive or solid state drive to a laptop by replacing the DVD or Blu-ray drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VytfZn2hnh8

 

Tech Addiction Makes Us Less Happy. That’s a Market Opportunity.

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/tech-addiction-makes-us-less-happy.-thats-a-market-opportunity./

 

How to Turn On or Off Clear Browsing Data on Exit of Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/41966-turn-off-clear-browsing-data-exit-microsoft-edge.html

 

SSD Prices Could Collapse in 2019

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/279591-ssd-prices-could-collapse-in-2019?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Being Blackmailed for Money on Facebook? Here's What to Do

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10430/being-blackmailed-money-facebook-heres-what-do

 

Microsoft's Hiding its Productivity Future Behind A Game Streaming Service

https://www.petri.com/microsofts-hiding-its-productivity-future-behind-a-game-streaming-service?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--BnfilXnkIwY3Tt6Ojf_8WIdEWZu6iyWBIrGpuiY8cbwNQzRh8wRyt9weGq_JX3NUMLSweZAyNmxntnldX7mHVWap3Gg&_hsmi=66575098

 

The Best Media Streaming Devices of 2018

Who needs cable? We pit the highest-rated streaming boxes and sticks against one another to find out which one is your best bet for watching shows, movies, and more on your television.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2421457,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Evolution of the Cybercrime-as-a-Service Epidemic

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/magazine-features/evolution-cybercrime-service/

 

Internet Security Awareness Training 

Bad guys are constantly coming out with new versions of ransomware strains to evade detection.

https://info.knowbe4.com/ransomware-simulator-tool-1chn

 

Track Power Usage & monitor Trend in Task Manager of Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/track-power-usage-monitor-trend-task-manager

 

Google Chrome doesn’t Confirm or Warn Before Closing Multiple Tabs

https://www.askvg.com/google-chrome-doesnt-confirm-or-warn-before-closing-multiple-tabs/

 

How to Password Protect a Folder in Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/password-protect-folder-windows/

 

OneNote Will Soon Sync Your Sticky Notes

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/188480/onenote-will-soon-sync-your-sticky-notes?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--6KjelksyuIcPmKd9JKkLJLuQ0JGk5xgiBeRfINss7nY4eUbxNczVPeAMrcrOe_9E8LXakpgFtcD_cCer6iPagKramSw&_hsmi=66610261#

 

Free tool to edit PDF files

https://www.komando.com/downloads/442483/free-tool-to-edit-pdf-files

 

How to Enable and Use Picture-in-Picture Mode in Android Oreo

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-picture-in-picture-mode-android-oreo/

 

What To Do if your MacBook Pro Won’t Turn On

https://www.techjunkie.com/macbook-pro-wont-turn-on/

 

Never Veto a Plan Without Suggesting a Better Option

https://lifehacker.com/never-veto-a-plan-without-suggesting-a-better-option-1829973377

 

Types of Network Connections

https://www.lifewire.com/types-of-network-connections-4059835

 

What Ethernet Cable to Use? Cat5? Cat6? Cat7?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha3zVvwzMvY

 

How to Use (or Disable) iCloud Optimized Storage on Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/368837/how-to-use-or-disable-icloud-optimized-storage-on-mac/

 

How to Change New Tab Button Position in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/117462-change-new-tab-button-position-google-chrome.html

 

Microsoft Expands Gaming Empire, Bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC Players

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/gaming/279582-microsoft-expands-gaming-empire-bringing-xbox-game-pass-to-pc-players?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Your Phone for Windows 10 and Android review: Can you really keep your phone in your pocket?

Microsoft is trying to connect all of your devices, and Your Phone is the next big step.

https://www.windowscentral.com/your-phone-windows-10-review

 

Reviewers say the new iPad Pro is giving your laptop a run for its money

https://qz.com/1451122/new-reviews-suggest-the-ipad-pro-could-be-your-next-laptop/?yptr=yahoo

 

US to Withdraw from 144-Year-Old Postal Treaty

It costs less to ship something from China to the US than it does to ship within the US. President Trump wants the postal treaty renegotiated or he's pulling the US out, both of which are bad outcomes for China.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364469/us-to-withdraw-from-144-year-old-postal-treaty?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Phishing Is the Internet’s Most Successful Con

Tricking people out of sensitive information online is far too easy.

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/09/phishing-is-the-internets-most-successful-con/569920/

 

CYBERCRIMINALS UTILIZE SOCIAL ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES TO OBTAIN EMPLOYEE CREDENTIALS TO CONDUCT PAYROLL DIVERSION

https://www.ic3.gov/media/2018/180918.aspx

 

Cloud Clipboard not working or syncing in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cloud-clipboard-not-working

 

Fix “Corrupted Content Error” Message on Websites in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/fix-corrupted-content-error-message-on-websites-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

How to Stop Chat App Notifications Annoying You

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-chat-app-notifications-annoying/

 

Microsoft Becomes a Top 5 PC Maker in the US

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/microsoft-surface/188502/microsoft-becomes-a-top-5-pc-maker-in-the-us?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--6KjelksyuIcPmKd9JKkLJLuQ0JGk5xgiBeRfINss7nY4eUbxNczVPeAMrcrOe_9E8LXakpgFtcD_cCer6iPagKramSw&_hsmi=66610261

 

8 ways to protect yourself from a medical data breach

https://www.komando.com/tips/491780/how-to-protect-yourself-from-a-medical-data-breach

 

3 of the Best Firewall Apps for Android in 2018

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

 

How to remotely access your PC from your mobile phone

https://www.techjunkie.com/remotely-access-pc-mobile-phone/

 

This Affordable Roomba Sucks Five Times Harder Than Its Predecessors

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/this-affordable-roomba-sucks-five-times-harder-than-its-1830148418?ks=streamshare&ks=nativestream

 

Understanding Broadband Internet Speeds

https://www.lifewire.com/broadband-internet-speeds-explained-437202

 

Windows 10 Settings You Should Change Right Now!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=080ebOWZI0I

 

How to Reset or Clear Data Usage in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/368585/how-to-reset-or-clear-data-usage-in-windows-10/

 

How to Add or Remove Security Indicator Text for HTTPS Pages in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/117396-add-remove-security-indicator-text-https-pages-google-chrome.html

 

Unpatched systems at big companies continue to fall to WannaMine worm

Using the same exploit as WannaCry and some known tools, the Monero mining worm continues.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/09/eternally-pwned-wannamine-still-spreading-using-year-old-leaked-nsa-exploits/

 

Why Surface Headphones may be Microsoft's most important accessory yet

Microsoft's Surface Headphones are its first accessory that parallels the company's cross-platform and work and life strategy.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-headphones-may-be-microsofts-most-important-accessory-yet

 

DMARC Policies for Whitehouse.gov Make Spoofing Emails Easier

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dmarc-policies-for-whitehousegov-make-spoofing-emails-easier/

 

How to Sync and Save Your Sticky Notes in Windows 10

With the Windows 10 October 2018 update, you can now save and sync your desktop notes. Here's how to use the new and improved Sticky Notes feature.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364330/how-to-sync-and-save-your-sticky-notes-in-windows-10?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Account takeover attacks ramping up, leading to explosion of phishing

ATO attacks steal a person's credentials and use them to send emails from their account, according to a recent Barracuda Networks report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/account-takeover-attacks-ramping-up-leading-to-explosion-of-phishing/

 

Bristol Airport blames cyber attack for taking departure boards offline for two days

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/09/16/bristol-airport/

 

Download Windows 10 Guides for Beginners from Microsoft

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-guide-for-beginners-from-microsoft

 

[Software Update] CCleaner 5.48 Now Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/ccleaner-freeware-system-optimization-and-privacy-tool/

 

How to Enable Dark Mode in Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Edge

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/enable-dark-mode-web-browsers/

 

Microsoft Begins the “Re-release” of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/188420/microsoft-begins-the-re-release-of-the-windows-10-october-2018-update?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--BnfilXnkIwY3Tt6Ojf_8WIdEWZu6iyWBIrGpuiY8cbwNQzRh8wRyt9weGq_JX3NUMLSweZAyNmxntnldX7mHVWap3Gg&_hsmi=66575098

 

With this operating system you can have privacy and anonymity

( on ebay.com - TAILS: Anonymous & Secure Linux Operating System on a 16GB, USB 3.0 Thumb Drive

( 272036850958 ))

https://www.komando.com/downloads/445178/with-this-operating-system-you-can-have-privacy-and-anonymity

 

Android Device Overheating? – Here’s How to Cool It Down

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-device-overheating/

 

What’s the Best Channel for Wi-Fi?

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-channel-wifi/

 

Geek Pick: Anki Vector Robot is the Perfect City Pet

https://www.geek.com/deals-2/geek-pick-anki-vector-1756426/

 

PopSockets: Collapsible Grip & Stand for Phones and Tablets

https://www.amazon.com/PopSockets-Collapsible-Stand-Phones-Tablets/dp/B00UY1YTGG/ref=as_li_ss_tl?s=wireless&=undefined&ie=UTF8&qid=1539185067&sr=1-6&keywords=pop%2Bsocket%2Bfor%2Biphone&th=1&linkCode=sl1&tag=techjunkienewsletter08-20&linkId=ba97a6b5a48a9858c47f4be2c756a8fb&language=en_US

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Mon 1437 11/05/2018

The iPhone XR is coming soon: Here are 9 reasons you should buy it instead of an iPhone XS or XS Max

https://www.businessinsider.com/apples-iphone-xr-vs-iphone-xs-2018-9

 

5 WhatsApp Apps and Extensions You Didn’t Know You Need

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/whatsapp-apps-extensions/

 

Microsoft Explains Why Windows 10’s October 2018 Update Was Deleting People’s Files

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/microsoft-explains-why-windows-10s-october-2018-update-was-deleting-peoples-files/

 

Clean up your Facebook past with this free tool

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

 

Double your RAM – This Method Actually Works! (listen to what is a scam)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CHDoAsX1yo&t=495s

 

How to Enable or Disable Use of Security Questions for Local Accounts in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/117755-enable-disable-security-questions-local-accounts-windows-10-a.html

 

NewsNow suffers security breach - passwords should be considered compromised

BAD NEWS IF YOUR PASSWORD WASN'T UNIQUE.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/newsnow-suffers-security-breach-passwords-should-be-considered-compromised/

 

Motorola One launches in the US on November 11th for $399

You can get the Android One device from Best Buy.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/04/motorola-one-us-release/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple is selling refurbished iPhone 8 smartphones for $500, and it's an amazing deal

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-selling-refurbished-iphone-8-161621684.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

ViStart: Best Free Start Menu Alternative for Windows

https://www.askvg.com/vistart-a-windows-vista-start-menu-clone-for-windows-xp/

 

Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information

https://gizmodo.com/facebook-is-giving-advertisers-access-to-your-shadow-co-1828476051

 

The Only Thing US Teens Love More than the Apple Watch Is a Rolex Watch

US teens have always been huge Apple fans, and unsurprisingly the intent to purchase new iPhone increased nearly every year.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/the-only-thing-us-teens-love-more-than-the-apple-watch-is-a-rolex-watch-523371.shtml

 

5 of the Best Password Managers for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-password-managers-android/

 

How to create the ultimate backup strategy to save time and peace of mind

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-create-the-ultimate-backup-strategy-to-save-time-and-peace-of-mind/

 

Russian Hackers Use Malware That Can Survive OS Reinstalls

Security firm ESET discovered the powerful malware, dubbed Lojax, infecting a victim's PC and suspects that it came from the Kremlin-linked hacking group known as Fancy Bear.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364046/russian-hackers-use-malware-that-can-survive-os-reinstalls?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Components of a Linux Desktop Environment

https://www.lifewire.com/linux-desktop-environment-explained-4121640

 

The 6 Best Android Gallery Apps Better Than Google Photos

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-gallery-app-google-photos/

 

How to Automatically Shrink a Word Document By One Page

https://www.howtogeek.com/368623/how-to-automatically-shrink-your-microsoft-word-document-by-one-page/

 

5 awesome widgets that will make your Android amazing

https://www.komando.com/tips/495267/5-awesome-widgets-that-will-make-your-android-amazing

 

Top 5 Mistakes New Linux Users Make

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

 

How to Use Microsoft Surface Diagnostic Toolkit in Windows Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48404-use-microsoft-surface-diagnostic-toolkit-windows-10-a.html

 

14 years prison for man who helped hackers evade detection by anti-virus software

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/14-years-prison-for-man-who-helped-hackers-evade-detection-by-anti-virus-software-20363.html#new_tab

 

Hacking Back: Simply a Bad Idea

While the concept may sound appealing, it's rife with drawbacks and dangers.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/hacking-back-simply-a-bad-idea/a/d-id/1332856

 

That's Not the Social Security Administration on the Phone

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/thats-not-the-social-security-administration-on-the-pho-1830111974

 

How to Enable True Aero Glass Transparency with Blur and Reflection in Windows 8 and Later?

https://www.askvg.com/yet-another-easy-way-to-get-full-transparency-in-windows-8/

 

Oh Come On, Apple Could Have Made the 'New' MacBook Air Years Ago

https://gizmodo.com/oh-come-on-apple-could-have-made-the-new-macbook-air-y-1830108842

 

Stop the Hate, iPhone XR Selling Well, Says Top Apple Analyst

iPhone XR is now available for pre-order, but with waiting times barely increasing after the Friday launch, most people are tempted to believe that demand for the device is rather slow right now.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/stop-the-hate-iphone-xr-selling-well-says-top-apple-analyst-523370.shtml

 

How to Easily Batch Uninstall Apps on Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/batch-uninstall-apps-android/

 

Alternatives to Notepad++ for Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/notepad-plus-plus-alternatives-mac/

 

Thanks to GDPR, Third-Party Tracker Use on European News Sites Is Plummeting

According to a report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, third-party cookie usage has dropped by 22 percent across European news websites since GDPR went into effect.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364051/thanks-to-gdpr-third-party-tracker-use-on-european-news-sit?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

The Top Linux Distributions Of All Time

https://www.lifewire.com/top-linux-distributions-of-all-time-4084559

 

Small in Size, Big on Features: P1 Mini Projector Review

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/p1-mini-projector/

 

Google Made a Call-Screening Robot for Your Pixel Phone

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-made-a-call-screening-robot-for-your-pixel-phone/

 

5 simple steps to clean up your Android contacts for good

https://www.komando.com/tips/491750/5-simple-steps-to-clean-up-your-android-contacts-for-good

 

15 Amazing Phone Functions You Had No Idea Existed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZgf1VsbsO4

 

How to Reset and Re-register Windows Spotlight in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/82156-reset-re-register-windows-spotlight-windows-10-a.html

 

Malware steals passwords from 6.4 million SHEIN customers

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/malware-steals-passwords-from-6-4-million-shein-customers-20375.html#new_tab

 

How The Dridex Gang Makes Millions From Bespoke Ransomware

https://www.forbes.com/sites/geoffwhite/2018/09/26/how-the-dridex-gang-makes-millions-from-bespoke-ransomware/#6bd3d26440d3

 

Cybercriminals Increasingly Trying to Ensnare the Big Financial Fish

Threat groups such as GOLD KINGSWOOD are using their extensive resources and network insights to target high-value financial organizations around the world.

https://www.secureworks.com/blog/cybercriminals-increasingly-trying-to-ensnare-the-big-financial-fish

 

How to Create Backup Image of Bootable USB Drives?

https://www.askvg.com/how-to-create-backup-image-of-bootable-usb-drives/

 

Russian hackers ‘Fancy Bear’ now targeting governments with rootkit malware

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/27/russian-hackers-fancy-bear-now-targeting-governments-with-rootkit-malware/

 

How to Block Ads and In-App Purchases From Your Kid's Apps

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/how-to-block-ads-and-in-app-purchases-from-your-kids-ap-1830125754

 

How to Use Google DNS and OpenDNS on Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-google-dns-opendns-android/

 

The Best Snipping Tools for Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-snipping-tools-macos/

 

Hands On: Tile Adds Replaceable Batteries to Mate, Pro Trackers

The new Tile Mate and Tile Pro come with a revised design that allows you to swap out the battery, and an improved range to take advantage of the ever-expanding Tile network.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364124/hands-on-tile-adds-replaceable-batteries-to-mate-pro-track?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

How to Turn NFC Off on Androids

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-off-nfc-to-secure-your-android-smartphone-2532822

 

Top 10 Free Websites for Quality Copyright Free Photographs

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-websites-for-free-stock-photographs/

 

Never Use Your Camera Flash Again With Night Sight on Pixel Phones

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/never-use-your-camera-flash-again-with-night-sight-on-pixel-phones/

 

How to get a podcast player set up on Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/492978/how-to-get-a-podcast-player-setup-on-android

 

Waze app iPhone tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HxFNZLjCzg

 

How to Download and Install Windows Performance Toolkit in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/117625-download-install-windows-performance-toolkit-windows-10-a.html

 

Vietnam could give tech companies one year to obey cyberlaw

https://www.yahoo.com/news/vietnam-could-tech-companies-one-obey-cyberlaw-094231469.html

 

Are long passphrases the answer to password problems?

Passphrases can be more secure than passwords, but there are limitations and hackers will eventually master cracking them.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3305794/authentication/are-long-passphrases-the-answer-to-password-problems.html

 

[Opera Beta / Developer Update] Opera 58 Developer Build Confirms or Warns Before Closing Multiple Tabs

https://www.askvg.com/opera-beta-and-developer-updates/

 

'Every cyberattack is related to geopolitical conditions,' says CEO of cybersecurity company hired by Google

  - CNBC's Jim Cramer gets the latest on cybersecurity from FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia, whose company was hired by Google to defend against state-sponsored cyberattacks.

  - Mandia says that the "dead reality" is that every major cyberattack is somehow state-condoned.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/25/fireeye-ceo-every-cyberattack-is-related-to-geopolitical-conditions.html

 

Apple's New Macs Use '100 Percent Recycled Aluminum,' But What Does That Mean?

https://earther.gizmodo.com/apples-new-macs-use-100-percent-recycled-aluminum-but-1830109191

 

How to Make Your Android Phone’s Battery Last Longer

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

 

Best Twitter Desktop Clients for Mac and Windows 2017 (odds are it will work fine on newer versions of OS)

https://www.techjunkie.com/twitter-desktop-client/

 

Adobe Premiere Rush CC

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364402/adobe-premiere-rush-cc?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Introduction to Computer Network Speed

Understanding the factors that determine performance of a computer network

https://www.lifewire.com/computer-network-speed-818118

 

How to Watch Amazon Prime Video on Your TV With Chromecast

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-amazon-prime-on-tv-chromecast/

 

Holes found in Mojave’s privacy protection

https://blog.malwarebytes.com/security-world/privacy-security-world/2018/09/holes-found-in-mojaves-privacy-protection/

 

Waze Help

How can we help you?

https://support.google.com/waze/?hl=en#topic=6273402

 

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Target launching ‘Skip-the-Line’ checkout technology, will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Retailers are focused on speedy checkout for the holidays with Walmart launching ‘Check Out With Me’ on Thursday

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/target-launching-skip-the-line-checkout-technology-will-open-at-5-pm-on-thanksgiving-2018-11-01?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

The real cost of buying a new iPhone

https://qz.com/1450117/how-much-a-new-apple-iphone-will-actually-cost-you/?yptr=yahoo

 

Laptop Radiation – Truth or Myth; How to protect yourself?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/laptop-radiation-protect-yourself

 

5 Great Alternatives to Adobe Illustrator

https://www.techjunkie.com/adobe-illustrator-alternatives/

 

How to Connect Two Routers on a Home Network

Expand your home network with a second router

https://www.lifewire.com/connect-routers-on-a-home-network-818060

 

What Do Router AC Ratings Like AC1200 and AC3200 Mean?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/router-ac-ratings-mean/

 

Get Windows 7 Style Classic Explorer Features in “This PC” in Windows 8 and Later

https://www.askvg.com/freeware-to-bring-all-windows-7-style-classic-features-back-in-windows-8-1-explorer-this-pc/

 

Do I Need a VPN at Home?

VPNs are great for securing your connection when you're using public Wi-Fi, but they can also be put to work in your home.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/364072/do-i-need-a-vpn-at-home?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Apple’s first 5G iPhone will reportedly arrive in 2020

https://bgr.com/2018/11/03/iphone-5g-support-coming-in-2020-rumor/

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme First Impressions

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/184238/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-extreme-first-impressions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_fUR8BDMjc1ekUFU8IlvyoTGNtYAYBW8u8WO2XSXIxRLmEdbgf7zwZTD9D-PVWDH8kQAl4mwhfLs-BqLmTxIYzctZ3HA&_hsmi=66439435

 

Why Verizon Might Be Conceding Defeat on Its AOL and Yahoo! Purchases

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-verizon-might-conceding-defeat-183500454.html

 

How to Repair a DEAD Computer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zz9pMKy9Mbs&t=3s

 

The 7 Best Free VPNs for Google Chrome

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-top-free-vpns-chrome-users/

 

Reminder: In Spite of Windows Flaws, Hackers Prefer Social Engineering

https://blog.knowbe4.com/in-spite-of-windows-flaws-hackers-prefer-social-engineering

 

RaspEX

A Linux ARM operating system for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 computer boards, based on Debian and Ubuntu

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Linux-Distributions/RaspEX-103737.shtml

 

What Is a PHP File (And How Do I Open One)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/369069/what-is-a-php-file-and-how-do-i-open-one/

 

Windows 10: Create a WinPE USB or ISO  

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/103428-create-winpe-usb-iso.html

 

How to Crank Up Your Phone's Text Size for Your Parents (Or Yourself)

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-crank-up-your-phones-text-size-for-your-parents-1830177421

 

Use OneNote to take notes in a scheduled Outlook meeting or Skype for Business

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/outlook-meeting-or-skype-for-business-with-onenote

 

Service Battery Warning on Mac – Do You Need to Replace the Battery? (odds are yes before you might end up with a big disaster)

https://www.techjunkie.com/service-battery-mac-replace/

 

The Range of a Typical Wi-Fi Network

https://www.lifewire.com/range-of-typical-wifi-network-816564

 

Laptop Buying Guide for 2018

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

 

Opera Mail: Lightweight and Portable Email Client for Windows

https://www.askvg.com/opera-mail-download-new-desktop-email-client-for-windows-and-mac/

 

Ransomware Strikes the Port of San Diego, Disabling IT Systems

It isn't clear which ransomware strain struck the port. The ransom note demanded payment in Bitcoin to free the infected computers; officials refrained from disclosing the amount.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364081/ransomware-strikes-the-port-of-san-diego-disabling-it-syste?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

iPhone XR vs. Galaxy Note 9 speed test: Apple continues to impress

https://bgr.com/2018/11/03/iphone-xr-vs-galaxy-note-9-speed-test-video/

 

Nokia’s Latest Product Is a Gorgeous $349 Android Phone

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/186562/nokias-latest-product-is-a-gorgeous-349-android-phone?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_1Y7no0CYOgliEWWdjwK5cjffsqcsNKrdeSpk1irvjSBpJv39_Z5tVhSyFJjK4dJ7kZpwP0WUp3B86xKQdX5zimNYKCg&_hsmi=66468312

 

Apple is selling refurbished iPhone 8 smartphones for $500, and it's an amazing deal 

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-selling-refurbished-iphone-8-161621684.html

 

Ink Cartridges Are A Scam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHX6tHdQGiQ

 

7 Ways to Create a Bulleted List in Excel

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-bulleted-list-excel/

 

I Got Vished (and So Can Your Users)

https://blog.knowbe4.com/i-got-vished-and-so-can-your-users

 

iPhone Users Will Be Able to Lock WhatsApp with Touch ID or Face ID

The development team of WhatsApp is preparing several major improvements for the instant messaging app on iPhones, including a dark theme that was discovered in the most recent release.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/iphone-users-will-be-able-to-lock-whatsapp-with-touch-id-or-face-id-523401.shtml

 

Why Do My Mac’s Desktop Icons Say “Out of Space”?

https://www.howtogeek.com/368923/why-do-my-mac%E2%80%99s-desktop-icons-say-%E2%80%9Cout-of-space%E2%80%9D/

 

How to Link Microsoft Account to Digital License for Windows 10 Activation

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/55398-link-microsoft-account-windows-10-digital-license.html

 

How Do I Customize How My Contacts Appear in Gmail?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-customize-how-my-contacts-appear-in-gmail-1830136647

 

Fix YouTube slow loading & buffering issues

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/youtube-slow-loading-buffering

 

How To Disable MacBook Trackpad when using a Mouse

https://www.techjunkie.com/disable-macbook-trackpad/

 

United Nations: Broadband Access is a Basic Human Right

Disconnection from the Internet is Against International Law

https://www.lifewire.com/united-nations-broadband-access-is-a-basic-human-right-436784

 

The Best Android Apps for Chromebook

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-apps-for-chromebook/

 

Power Scheduler: Freeware to Schedule Shutdown, Restart, Hibernate and Lock Operations in Windows

https://www.askvg.com/power-scheduler-freeware-to-schedule-shutdown-restart-hibernate-and-lock-operations-in-windows/

 

Berners-Lee: You Should Control Your Data, Not Internet Giants

Tim Berners-Lee's new project, called Solid, wants to wrest control of the web away from the big internet giants and give 'every one of us complete control over data.'

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364111/berners-lee-you-should-control-your-data-not-internet-gian?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Latest version of Apple Maps might give Google some serious competition

https://bgr.com/2018/11/04/apple-maps-vs-google-maps-updated-comparison-roads-details/

 

Apple Is Taking Away Your Ability to Repair Your own laptop

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/186946/apple-is-taking-away-your-ability-to-repair-your-own-laptop?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_1Y7no0CYOgliEWWdjwK5cjffsqcsNKrdeSpk1irvjSBpJv39_Z5tVhSyFJjK4dJ7kZpwP0WUp3B86xKQdX5zimNYKCg&_hsmi=66468312

 

You can make Alexa whisper to you on your Amazon Echo, and it's just as weird as you'd expect — here's how to enable 'whisper mode'

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/alexa-whisper-amazon-echo-apos-150000677.html

 

How to use Waze

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCRM8VMh3A8

 

What Is Miracast? How to Use Miracast for Wireless Media Streaming

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-using-hdmi-miracast-wireless-alternative-youll-love/

 

[InfoGraphic] 20 Ways to Block Mobile Attacks

https://blog.knowbe4.com/infographic-20-ways-to-block-mobile-attacks

 

Apple Sends More than Half of iPhone XR Units to China

Apple is confident that iPhone XR would be particularly successful in China, so the company sent more than half of the inventory to the country ahead of the sales kickoff next Friday.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-sends-more-than-half-of-produced-iphone-xr-units-to-china-523406.shtml

 

How to Manage App Permissions on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/368598/how-to-manage-app-permissions-on-windows-10/

 

How to Change the Location of your OneDrive Folder in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/75052-change-location-onedrive-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

Use this App To Enable the Pixel 3's Camera Features on Older Pixel Smartphone Models

https://lifehacker.com/use-this-app-to-enable-the-pixel-3s-camera-features-on-1830081196

 

Fix Slow file copy speed in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/slow-file-copy-speed-windows-10

 

How To Deauthorize a Computer in iTunes

https://www.techjunkie.com/deauthorize-computer-itunes/

 

The Difference Between Linux and GNU/Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-linux-2201940

 

How to Block Websites on Android without Rooting Your Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/block-websites-android/

 

How to Fix Annoying Cursor Jumping Problem While Typing Documents in Laptops?

https://www.askvg.com/how-to-fix-annoying-cursor-jumping-problem-while-typing-documents-in-laptops/

 

Going Off the Data-Collection Grid

Today it's easier than ever for entities to collect people's personal information. Your smartphone, fitness tracker, computer, tablet; the apps and web services you use, the websites you surf to—they all rat you out to these data collectors.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/364094/going-off-the-data-collection-grid?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

The best Waze tips and tricks

Use these Waze tips and tricks to become an expert navigator

https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/waze-tips-and-tricks/

 

The Email Experiment: A Quick Check-In

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/184087/the-email-experiment-a-quick-check-in?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9OD9ff83g_PJCnBz9ek0Emzsx-YT2ywJjJviIjvvboVvg2amf0fcQ9etVTtIn59JjboBljpBn7oPywoMEvaG-06Toig&_hsmi=66508801

 

What it's like to use a search engine that's more private than Google

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/like-use-search-engine-thats-private-google-174413042.html

 

7 Tips to Help You Use Waze Like a Pro

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/7-tips-help-you-use-waze-like-pro-0182627/

 

The 12 Best 80s Movies to Watch on Netflix

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-80s-movies-netflix/

 

[Heads-up] Now In The Wild: New Super Evil Rootkit Survives Even "Nuke From Orbit" And HD Swap

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-now-in-the-wild-new-super-evil-rootkit-survives-even-nuke-from-orbit-and-hd-swap

 

Replacing a Damaged iPhone XR Display Is Surprisingly Cheap

https://news.softpedia.com/news/replacing-a-damaged-iphone-xr-display-is-surprisingly-cheap-523372.shtml

 

What Shutter Speed Should I Use With My Camera?

https://www.howtogeek.com/369145/what-shutter-speed-should-i-use-with-my-camera/

 

How to Do a System Restore of Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4588-system-restore-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Pre-Order the New Macbook Air and iPad Pro

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-pre-order-the-new-macbook-air-and-ipad-pro-1830100127

 

Best Kodi Add-ons for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-kodi-add-ons-for-windows-10

 

How to Use Waze to Avoid Traffic Jams

https://www.wikihow.com/Use-Waze-to-Avoid-Traffic-Jams

 

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