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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 11/24/2018 1456
Fri 11/23/2018 1455
Thur 11/22/2018 1454
Wed 11/21/2018 1453
Tue 11/20/2018 1452
Mon 11/19/2018 1451
Sun 11/18/2018 1450

Sat 1456 11/24/2018

Ransomware could displace data theft as leading cyber risk

https://www.strategic-risk-europe.com/ransomware-could-displace-data-theft-as-leading-cyber-risk/1428733.article

 

Samsung Shows Off Its Folding Phone: Here’s Everything We Know

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9522/samsung-shows-off-its-folding-phone-heres-everything-we-know/

 

Phishing extortion campaign using new, more effective methods

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing-extortion-campaign-using-new-more-effective-methods/

 

Non-Payment/Non-Delivery Is the Top Cybercrime, Not Data Breaches

According to the FBI's 2017 Internet Crime Report, US citizens are far more likely to be scammed in online shopping situation than to have personal data stolen. Other scams are even more costly—at least monetarily.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364590/non-payment-non-delivery-is-the-top-cybercrime-not-data-bre?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

Microsoft Is Putting Ads on the Mail App in Windows 10 (Update: Or Not)

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/192251/microsoft-is-adding-ads-to-the-mail-app-in-windows-10?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8U1bjuBiLhdABTNgPxGmQHA8_m4rDgmC86RbwDkk66x4Bf59X-y5ospYWf0jR2BP_bXT77ByCToa0hmQYSI7xH8zij1g&_hsmi=67615951

 

What is the Best VPN for Kodi?

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-vpn-kodi/

 

How to Print to PDF

On Windows, Mac, iOS, and Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/print-to-pdf-4147601

 

How to Log In to a Microsoft Account with a Security Key or Windows Hello

As the world’s largest software company, Microsoft has been one of the pioneers of a world without passwords, providing users with a series of alternatives, including facial and fingerprint scanning.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-log-in-to-a-microsoft-account-with-a-security-key-or-windows-hello-523903.shtml

 

21 Terrifying Cyber Crime Statistics

It may not be a nice topic to talk about, but it is essential that the world is aware of the terrifying cyber crime statistics in 2018.

https://www.vpngeeks.com/21-terrifying-cyber-crime-statistics-in-2018/

 

Worried about net neutrality? Consider a VPN.

https://blog.avast.com/worried-about-net-neutrality-consider-a-vpn

 

10 best professional Backup and Data recovery software for Windows

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

 

Bruce Schneier: You want real IoT security? Have Uncle Sam start putting boots to asses

Infosec's cool uncle says to hell with the carrot

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/09/bruce_schneier_iot_security/

 

PCIe vs. SATA SSDs: Which Type of Data Drive Is Best for You?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pcie-vs-sata-type-ssd-best/

 

How to make your apps passwordless with Microsoft Authenticator and FIDO2

Stop making users change passwords and start getting rid of passwords entirely.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-make-your-apps-passwordless-with-microsoft-authenticator-and-fido2/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Office, too? Microsoft pulls Office patches

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/20/office-too-microsoft-pulls-office-patches/

 

How to organize photos on Mac: Smart Albums and other tricks

https://macpaw.com/how-to/organize-photos-app-mac

 

Wi-Fi Printer Not Working in Windows 10? Here Are Some Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-wi-fi-printer-not-working-windows10/

 

The Best VPNs for Netflix

VPNs are great for security, but Netflix does its best to block customers who use VPNs. Here are the best VPNs that play nice (for now) with Netflix.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/354393/the-best-vpns-for-netflix?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

HP Spectre Folio First Impressions

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/192269/hp-spectre-folio-first-impressions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8U1bjuBiLhdABTNgPxGmQHA8_m4rDgmC86RbwDkk66x4Bf59X-y5ospYWf0jR2BP_bXT77ByCToa0hmQYSI7xH8zij1g&_hsmi=67615951

 

Should you Use a Free VPN?

https://www.techjunkie.com/free-vpn/

 

How to Adjust Brightness on Windows 10 Computers

Dial settings up or down to reach the light level you need

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-adjust-brightness-windows-10-4174497

 

Microsoft Brings Apple’s iPhone Screen Time Feature to Android

The latest beta version of Microsoft Launcher for Android comes with a digital health feature similar to Apple’s own iPhone Screen Time and Google’s Digital Wellbeing app.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-brings-apple-s-iphone-screen-time-feature-to-android-523915.shtml

 

"Microsoft Email: Outlook Tips and Training"

https://infopackets.tradepub.com/free/w_bush23/?p=w_bush23

 

North Carolina held for ransom and Agent Tesla becomes stealthy

https://blog.avast.com/north-carolina-held-for-ransom-and-agent-tesla-becomes-stealthy

 

Best free Vector Graphics Design software for Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/free-vector-graphics-design-software-windows

 

Phishing attacks see major rise

Cybercriminals increasingly target finance sector with new phishing campaigns

https://www.techradar.com/news/phishing-attacks-see-major-rise

 

5 Mac Outliners to Help You Organize Your Projects and Ideas

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-mac-outliners-help-organize-projects-thoughts/

 

Cyberattacks increasingly targeting enterprise IT networks in energy and utilities industry

Increased attacks prove the importance of detecting threat behaviors early and monitoring network traffic, stopping cybercriminals in their tracks.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cyberattacks-increasingly-targeting-enterprise-it-networks-in-energy-and-utilities-industry/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Avast 18.8 is the last version for Windows XP and Vista

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/19/avast-18-8-is-the-last-version-for-windows-xp-and-vista/

 

How to use iCloud Photo Library on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/icloud-photo-library-iphone

 

How to Set Up Remote Access to a Computer with a Dynamic IP Address

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-remote-access-for-computer-with-dynamic-ip/

 

Russian Lab Linked to Malware That Attacks Industrial Plants

A report from security firm FireEye connects a Moscow-based lab to the development of the Triton malware, which was used to attack a Saudi chemical plant last year.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364577/russian-lab-linked-to-malware-that-attacks-industrial-plants?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

Rumored Mid-Range Pixel Leaks

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/192291/rumored-mid-range-pixel-leaks?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8U1bjuBiLhdABTNgPxGmQHA8_m4rDgmC86RbwDkk66x4Bf59X-y5ospYWf0jR2BP_bXT77ByCToa0hmQYSI7xH8zij1g&_hsmi=67615951

 

What is the Deep Web?

https://www.techjunkie.com/what-is-deep-web/

 

What Is A Windows SmartScreen Filter?

Stop malware and other unknown programs from invading your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/windows-smartscreen-filter-4153116

 

Three Windows 10 Features You Should Be Able to Disable Easily

Leaving aside the controversy on whether Windows 10 feature updates are based on user feedback or not, the operating system has evolved a lot since the first version went live in July 2015.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/three-windows-10-features-you-should-be-able-to-disable-easily-523902.shtml

 

This is how artificial intelligence will become weaponized in future cyberattacks

Real-time, autonomous decisions are only some of the techniques AI can bring to the table.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-is-how-artificial-intelligence-will-become-weaponized-in-future-cyberattacks/

 

Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqKafI7Amd8

 

How to delete very large System queued Windows Error Reporting files

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/delete-windows-error-reporting-files

 

Phishing Is the Top Reason Behind Australian Data Breaches

https://blog.gaborszathmari.me/2018/11/07/phishing-is-the-top-reason-behind-australian-data-breaches/

 

What Is the “LoJax” UEFI Rootkit Developed by Russian Hackers?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/russian-hackers-lojax-uefi-rootkit/

 

Raspberry Pi: Five ways to upgrade your $35 computer

If you want to add more pep to your Pi, fast mobile internet, or a suite of sensors, these are the add-ons you need.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-five-ways-to-supercharge-your-35-computer/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

YouTube now with free ad-supported blockbuster movies

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/19/youtube-now-with-free-ad-supported-blockbuster-movies/

 

macOS High Sierra: The New Features That Matter

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

 

How to Downgrade Software/Package in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/downgrade-software-package-linux/

 

Tim Cook: Our Data Is Being 'Weaponized Against Us'

Apple's CEO once again blasted the tech industry's reliance on collecting people's personal data to run their products and pushed for a digital privacy law in the US.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364593/tim-cook-our-data-is-being-weaponized-against-us?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

Microsoft is Now Selling Amazon Echo Smart Speakers

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/192361/microsoft-is-now-selling-amazon-echo-smart-speakers?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8U1bjuBiLhdABTNgPxGmQHA8_m4rDgmC86RbwDkk66x4Bf59X-y5ospYWf0jR2BP_bXT77ByCToa0hmQYSI7xH8zij1g&_hsmi=67615951

 

How Does a VPN Work?

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-does-vpn-work/

 

Cortana: Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft's Virtual Assistant

Meet Cortana, Microsoft's virtual assistant

https://www.lifewire.com/microsoft-cortana-4147978

 

Why Microsoft Released Windows 10 Version 1809 with a Critical File Removal Bug

Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 Update) early last month but pulled it only a few days later after discovering a critical bug causing the removal of files in user libraries, like the Documents folder.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/why-microsoft-released-windows-10-version-1809-with-a-critical-file-removal-bug-523914.shtml

 

New Spam Botnet Likely Infected 400,000 Devices

https://www.securityweek.com/new-spam-botnet-likely-infected-400000-devices

 

Deep Web

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwXkC0zCEBI

 

Fix Windows Update failed to install error 0x80240034

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-update-failed-install-error-0x80240034

 

HSBC now stands for Hapless Security, Became Compromised: Thousands of customer files snatched by crims

Bank fesses up: Hackers made off with folks' personal details

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/06/hsbc_security_broken/

 

How to Record or Stream Your Computer Screen Using OBS Studio

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/record-screen-stream-online-obs/

 

New LTE modem add-on board for Raspberry Pi eases IoT deployments

For IoT projects where relying on a constant Wi-Fi connection would be impractical, the 4GPi offers an affordable connectivity solution.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-lte-modem-add-on-board-for-raspberry-pi-eases-iot-deployments/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows 10 version 1903: Windows Update improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/16/windows-10-version-1903-windows-update-improvements/

 

How to speed up macOS Mojave

https://macpaw.com/how-to/speed-up-mojave

 

How to Customize Chrome’s New Tab Page

https://www.maketecheasier.com/customize-chromes-new-tab-page/

 

The Best VPN Apps for the iPhone

Your iPhone may be well protected against malware, but it can't protect your data as it travels the internet. Installing one of the best iPhone VPN apps keeps your information safe and private, even when you're connected to the web through an insecure Wi-Fi hotspot.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/354059/the-best-vpn-apps-for-the-iphone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

The Best Stands And Kickstands For Your Tablet

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9480/the-best-stands-and-kickstands-for-your-tablet/

 

New features in Notepad in Windows 10 v1809

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/new-features-in-notepad-in-windows-10-v1809

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Fri 1455 11/23/2018

Sticky hydrogel could revolutionize knee surgery

Researchers created a hydrogel that can carry repair cells for damaged areas.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/23/sticky-hydrogel-epfl-cartilage/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple Mac mini (2018)

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364779/apple-mac-mini-2018?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

Netgear Router Login and IP Address

https://www.techjunkie.com/netgear-router-login/

 

How to Clear Cookies on iPhone

So you can keep your phone running with ease

https://www.lifewire.com/clear-cookies-on-iphone-4178416

 

Microsoft’s Building a Disc-Less Xbox One for Release in 2019

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/192184/microsofts-building-a-disc-less-xbox-one-for-release-in-2019?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9cCsJH3LpaSRbsuXjkUCh2apDBHTMc_GzqPcS3dRs4HiejsjAJXgHEZ54pNJTQ01s17VeY0oEN5Ijz6yn0SiUnqj0lJw&_hsmi=67573812

 

Apple Watch Series 4: The Undisputed King of Smartwatches

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/apple-watch-series-4/

 

Seven new Mirai variants and the aspiring cybercriminal behind them

https://blog.avast.com/hacker-creates-seven-new-variants-of-the-mirai-botne

 

You’re crazy if you don’t load up on SanDisk microSDs at all-time low prices

https://bgr.com/2018/11/23/black-friday-deals-2018-sandisk-microsd-card-sale-on-amazon/

 

How to Send a Fax from Your Computer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-fax-from-computer/

 

How to Fix: ChkDsk Volume Bitmap, Shadow Copy Error

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10450/how-fix-chkdsk-volume-bitmap-shadow-copy-error

 

Save Firefox tabs with Set Aside

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/23/firefox-tabs-set-aside/

 

How to create a public VPN Server on Windows 10 free

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-a-vpn-server

 

How to Remove Viruses and Malware on Your Windows PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/126911/what-to-do-if-you-get-a-virus-on-your-computer/

 

How to Configure Windows 10 to Automatically Enable the Dark Theme at Night

Windows 10 has both a light and a dark theme, and what’s more, Microsoft is currently working to improve the desktop experience with a completely new visual style.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-configure-windows-10-to-automatically-enable-the-dark-theme-at-night-523925.shtml

 

Here's how to uninstall Steam Games

https://macpaw.com/how-to/uninstall-steam-games

 

Google's conversational Duplex AI rolls out to some Pixel owners

You'll have to live in one of a handful of cities.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/21/google-duplex-rolls-out/?yptr=yahoo

 

Chinese Authorities Can ID You From Your Walk

The gait recognition system creates a model of the way a person walks as well as their body shape. Even if your face is covered, your back is turned, and you walk differently, this system can't be fooled. The only good news is it's not real-time yet.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364812/chinese-authorities-can-id-you-from-your-walk?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

Belkin Router Login, IP Address and Initial Setup – Complete Information

https://www.techjunkie.com/belkin-router-login-ip-address/

 

How to Stop Pop-Up Ads on Android

Yeah, those annoying ads are everywhere

https://www.lifewire.com/stop-pop-up-ads-android-4177859

 

Microsoft Opens Its Store to 64-Bit ARM Apps

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/192221/microsoft-opens-its-store-to-64-bit-arm-apps?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9cCsJH3LpaSRbsuXjkUCh2apDBHTMc_GzqPcS3dRs4HiejsjAJXgHEZ54pNJTQ01s17VeY0oEN5Ijz6yn0SiUnqj0lJw&_hsmi=67573812

 

5 Tools to Download or Capture Streaming Video From Any Website

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/capture-streaming-video-website-5-tools/

 

Free advice for all you free agents

https://blog.avast.com/remote-working-is-on-the-rise

 

Google takes ‘Find My Device’ to the next level, adding indoor positioning

https://bgr.com/2018/11/21/google-find-my-device-indoor-location/

 

Easily Convert OST to PST Format with Online OST to PST Converter

https://www.maketecheasier.com/convert-ost-to-pst-for-windows/

 

How to Fix: Acronis 2016 Won't Validate Backups, Show Progress

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10451/how-fix-acronis-2016-wont-validate-backups-show-progress

 

Microsoft blocks Windows 10 version 1809 for PCs with Intel display drivers

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/22/microsoft-blocks-windows-10-version-1809-for-pcs-with-intel-display-drivers/

 

How to turn on Deinterlacing mode in VLC Player on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/deinterlacing-mode-in-vlc-windows-10

 

How to Roll Back Builds and Uninstall Updates on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/235474/how-to-roll-back-builds-and-uninstall-updates-on-windows-10/

 

How to Find Out If Bad Intel Drivers Block the Update to Windows 10 Version 1809

As if the plethora of bugs already discovered in Windows 10 version 1809 wasn’t enough, new ones appear on a regular basis, some of them caused by mistake of other companies.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-find-out-if-bad-intel-drivers-block-the-update-to-windows-10-version-1809-523924.shtml

 

How to factory reset Mac software

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

 

Chinese facial recognition system confuses bus ad with a jaywalker

It illustrates one of the many issues with China's surveillance culture.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/22/chinese-facial-recognition-confuses-bus-ad-with-jaywalker/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google Chrome to Crack Down on Invasive, Misleading Ads

Google actually tried to block the pesky ads with an update to Chrome earlier this year. But on Monday, Chrome product manager Vivek Sekhar said: 'we've learned since then that this approach did not go far enough.'

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364802/google-chrome-to-crack-down-on-invasive-misleading-ads?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

I Can’t Find my WiFi Login Username and Password – What Should You Do?

https://www.techjunkie.com/cant-find-wifi-login/

 

How to Delete Search History On Android

Remove searches from Chrome, Firefox, stock browsers and more

https://www.lifewire.com/delete-search-history-on-android-web-browsers-4176226

 

Microsoft Re-Releases Windows 10, 1809 - 30 Month Support Window Starts Today

https://www.petri.com/microsoft-re-releases-windows-10-1809-30-month-support-window-starts-today?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9cCsJH3LpaSRbsuXjkUCh2apDBHTMc_GzqPcS3dRs4HiejsjAJXgHEZ54pNJTQ01s17VeY0oEN5Ijz6yn0SiUnqj0lJw&_hsmi=67573812

 

5 Windows 10 Bugs to Avoid in the October 2018 Update

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-update-october-2018-bugs/

 

3D Printing: 13 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Started

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqh3FM12KVg&t=4s

 

How to tell if the Amazon leak exposed your email and name to the public

https://bgr.com/2018/11/21/amazon-personal-data-leak-email-and-name-exposed-not-passwords/

 

12 Useful Linux Commands for New User

https://www.maketecheasier.com/useful-linux-commands/

 

The Best Small Monitors For Small Projects And Small Spaces

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9665/the-best-small-monitors-for-small-projects-and-small-spaces/

 

How to merge multiple Word documents

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/21/how-to-merge-multiple-word-documents/

 

How to turn on Deinterlacing mode in VLC Player on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/deinterlacing-mode-in-vlc-windows-10

 

HTG Explains: How Does a CPU Actually Work?

https://www.howtogeek.com/367931/htg-explains-how-does-a-cpu-actually-work/

 

How Microsoft Can Improve the Windows 10 Desktop Using Apple’s Ideas

One of the most exciting updates that Microsoft is working on right now on the Windows 10 front is a light theme which is currently available for Windows insiders in the latest Fast ring build.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-microsoft-can-improve-the-windows-10-desktop-using-apple-s-ideas-523923.shtml

 

iPhone Live Photos: How to take, edit, and post them

https://macpaw.com/how-to/apple-live-photos

 

Microsoft's Android launcher now tracks your digital health

It's not going to let Google go unanswered.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/21/microsoft-launcher-digital-health/?yptr=yahoo

 

Feeling Sick? Exhale Near Your Phone for a Diagnosis

Palo Alto-based Aromyx is working on chips that can 'digitize' taste and smell. CEO Chris Hanson explains how that might one day translate into a smartphone chip that can detect a change in health or identify a new virus.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363156/feeling-sick-exhale-near-your-phone-for-a-diagnosis?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How To Securely Wipe a Hard Drive

https://www.techjunkie.com/wipe-hard-drive/

 

Should You Upgrade or Replace Your Laptop?

How to know when to replace or upgrade a Windows laptop

https://www.lifewire.com/upgrade-or-replace-laptop-4153342

 

Apple’s iPhone XR is Now Available SIM-Free

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/192224/apples-iphone-xr-is-now-available-sim-free?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9cCsJH3LpaSRbsuXjkUCh2apDBHTMc_GzqPcS3dRs4HiejsjAJXgHEZ54pNJTQ01s17VeY0oEN5Ijz6yn0SiUnqj0lJw&_hsmi=67573812

 

Why YouTube TV Is the Best Cable Replacement for Cord Cutters

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/youtube-tv-cord-cutters/

 

You Don't See in 4K

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxNBiAV4UnM&t=2s

 

Opinion: Why the bad news on Apple keeps on coming

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-the-bad-news-on-apple-keeps-on-coming-2018-11-20?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Remote Wipe Your Windows PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/remote-wipe-windows-pc/

 

The Best Grammar Checkers For Every Type Of Writing

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9424/the-best-grammar-checkers-for-every-type-of-writing/

 

How to set up a security key for your Microsoft Account

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/21/how-to-set-up-a-security-key-for-your-microsoft-account/

 

How to play any Xbox Game on Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/play-any-xbox-games-on-pc

 

How to Change Word’s Capitalization AutoCorrect Settings

https://www.howtogeek.com/369375/how-to-change-words-capitalization-autocorrect-settings/

 

APFS: The most useful features in the new Apple File System

https://macpaw.com/how-to/apfs-macos-file-system

 

Apple reportedly considered creating a Chromecast-style TV dongle

It has also thought about making an app for smart TVs.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/21/apple-tv-streaming-dongle-rumor/?yptr=yahoo

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Thur 1454 11/22/2018

How to use Windows 10 PC – Basic tutorial & tips for beginners

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/basic-windows-10-tips-tutorials-how-to-for-beginners

 

How to Use Microsoft Word’s Built-In Screenshot Tool

https://www.howtogeek.com/369365/how-to-use-microsoft-words-built-in-screenshot-tool-2/

 

Facebook's User Growth in the US Has Flatlined

As Facebook daily active user growth plateaus in the US, the social media giant is prioritizing international growth and ramping up monetization on Instagram and WhatsApp.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364761/facebooks-user-growth-in-the-us-has-flatlined?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

The 25 Best Christmas Movies and Specials on the Web in 2018

Grab your favorite device to watch some of these festive flicks, all for free

https://www.lifewire.com/best-christmas-movies-on-the-web-4177431

 

5 New iOS 12 Tricks to You Need to Know

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ios-12-tricks/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=08102018

 

NoVirusThanks Process Lister Portable

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/System-Info/NoVirusThanks-Process-Lister-Portable.shtml

 

Top new features Microsoft is working on for Windows 10 in 2019

Now that 19H1 development has kicked off, it's time to look in and check on what we're most looking forward to in Windows 10's next feature update.

https://www.windowscentral.com/top-new-features-microsoft-working-windows-10-2019

 

Best Android watch to buy in 2018 might surprise you

https://www.komando.com/tips/506799/best-android-watch-to-buy-in-2018-might-surprise-you?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2018-11-22-article-title

 

How to Set Up Subscription-Free Offsite Backup

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/277842-how-to-set-up-subscription-free-offsite-backup?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3d&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to remove Weknow.ac malware from Mac (Instruction)

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

 

Microsoft Will Ship a new Light Theme With the Next Version of Windows 10

https://www.thurrott.com/uncategorized/191671/microsoft-will-ship-a-new-light-theme-with-the-next-version-of-windows-10?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95KxdcYeHtvfb5BRGJ8RXYUhnk6gJrLP81h0E0WHbDXsrcDdIlLsMWVSSF7amK8R0j294yvIvkhH3KyKx14SPtUznXhg&_hsmi=67509688

 

How To Calculate Days Between Dates in Google Sheets

https://www.techjunkie.com/calculate-days-between-dates-google-sheets/

 

11 Minimalist Mac Apps to Simplify Your Workflow

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/minimal-mac-apps/

 

Falcon: A tiny Windows 10 tablet/laptop that fits in your jacket pocket

The 8-inch Falcon is the latest tiny Windows 10 laptop to be announced, following the 7-inch GPD Pocket 2 earlier this year.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/falcon-a-tiny-windows-10-tabletlaptop-that-fits-in-your-jacket-pocket/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Spybot Identity Monitor lets you find breached online accounts

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/spybot-identity-monitor

 

How to Take Photos in Public Places Respectfully

https://www.howtogeek.com/369289/how-to-take-photos-in-public-places-respectfully/

 

Amazon Offers Free Shipping for Everyone Until Christmas

From today until Christmas, Amazon is offering free shipping to all customers with no minimum spend required in an attempt to compete with Target and Walmart. Be sure to read the small print, though, and don't expect your order in 2 days.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364782/amazon-offers-free-shipping-for-everyone-until-christmas?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

Home Theater Troubleshooting Tips

https://www.lifewire.com/home-theater-troubleshooting-tips-1846787

 

3 Simple Yet Useful Extensions to Enhance Chrome’s History

https://www.maketecheasier.com/enhance-chrome-history-extensions/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=08102018

 

Flatpak Linux App Sandboxing Format Now Lets You Kill Running Flatpak Instances

Flatpak's Alex Larsson released a new version of the popular Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework that promises to be the future of application distribution across Linux OSes.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/flatpak-linux-app-sandboxing-format-now-lets-you-kill-running-flatpak-instances-523928.shtml

 

Today's smartphones are PCs — that's a challenge (and opportunity) for Microsoft

Throughout the last decade, the mobile evolution created a new normal. We're now carrying very powerful, slate-shaped, touchscreen computers in our pockets.

https://www.windowscentral.com/todays-smartphones-are-pcs-and-thats-challenge-and-opportunity-microsoft

 

How to make your Android photos look better

https://www.komando.com/tips/504144/how-to-make-your-android-photos-look-better?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2018-11-22-article-title

 

Police crack encrypted chat service IronChat and read 258,000 messages from suspected criminals

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/police-crack-encrypted-chat-service-ironchat-and-read-258000-messages-from-suspected-criminals-20530.html#new_tab

 

Full Disk Access and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of It

https://macpaw.com/how-to/full-disk-access-mojave

 

A Closer Look at the New Windows 10 Light Mode

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/191676/a-closer-look-at-the-new-windows-10-light-mode?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_W8YXYsRGIadJtXDCu9A8vutA0u7HaDDvfg2YpikWhOkUWQ-zXtRIAeLClwFjBzt5hSxLsnzrv4TqO5S9J-AWAxohOPg&_hsmi=67538193

 

The Best Firewall Apps for Android

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

 

The 7 Best Robotic Arm Kits Under $100

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-robotic-arm-kits-under-100/

 

Access data for 70% of top US and EU websites is being sold on dark web

Top companies across the US and Europe have poor cybersecurity measures that allow hackers to gain access to their systems, according to a High-Tech Bridge report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/access-data-for-70-of-top-us-and-eu-websites-is-being-sold-on-dark-web/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Kiosk Mode offers a wizard experience on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/kiosk-mode-offers-wizard-experience-windows-10

 

Not Getting Android OS Updates? Here’s How Google Is Updating Your Device Anyway

https://www.howtogeek.com/179638/not-getting-android-os-updates-heres-how-google-is-updating-your-device-anyway/

 

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=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Troubleshooting a Failed Speaker Channel

Spend less than 20 minutes to get your stereo speaker system working

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshoot-speaker-channel-3135138

 

Useful Browser Extensions for Senior Citizens

https://www.maketecheasier.com/useful-browser-extensions-for-senior-citizens/

 

China Boosted Technology and Intellectual Property Theft Operations Says USTR

An update of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) "Section 301" investigation into China's intellectual property and technology practices policies found that the Chinese continued supporting and enabling cyber theft and intrusion into U.S. computing networks.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/china-boosted-technology-and-intellectual-property-theft-operations-says-ustr-523929.shtml

 

Canon Inkjet Fraud

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6oRIBraoaE&t=5s

 

Microsoft Moves Towards Password-Free Logins

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10454/microsoft-moves-towards-password-free-logins

 

New Wi-Fi attack can crack your passwords

https://blog.avast.com/new-wi-fi-attack-can-crack-your-passwords

 

How to remove add-ons from Firefox

https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-firefox-addons

 

Pocket Casts 7 Brings New UX, New Features

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/191773/pocket-casts-7-brings-new-ux-new-features?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_W8YXYsRGIadJtXDCu9A8vutA0u7HaDDvfg2YpikWhOkUWQ-zXtRIAeLClwFjBzt5hSxLsnzrv4TqO5S9J-AWAxohOPg&_hsmi=67538193

 

What Is a DDoS Attack?

https://www.techjunkie.com/what-is-a-ddos-attack/

 

What Is “Five Eyes” Surveillance? VPN Users, Beware!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/five-eyes-surveillance/

 

Cybersecurity predictions: More cyberattacks, social engineering, and scary IoT

Kevin Mitnick, founder, Mitnick Security Consulting, discusses emerging cybersecurity trends and how we can defend ourselves with TechRepublic's Dan Patterson.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybersecurity-predictions-more-cyberattacks-social-engineering-and-scary-iot/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

WuMgr is a free open-source Update Manager for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/wumgr-free-and-open-source-update-manager-for-windows-10

 

Don’t Upgrade to the Latest Operating Systems on Day One

https://www.howtogeek.com/369144/dont-upgrade-to-the-latest-operating-systems-on-day-one/

 

iPhone XS and XS Max Have a Charging Problem

When attempting to charge either the iPhone XS or XS Max using the Lightning connector, the end result may be no charging occurring or an unresponsive phone. Apple needs to investigate and discover if this is a software or hardware problem.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364091/iphone-xs-and-xs-max-have-a-charging-problem?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to Troubleshoot Your DTV Converter Box

What to Do If You Connect Your DTV Converter Box and Don’t Get a TV Signal

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshoot-dtv-converter-box-3276440

 

How to Force the Facebook App to Use an External Browser to View Links

https://www.maketecheasier.com/force-facebook-app-use-external-browser/

 

DNS Attacks Cost Organizations $715,000 On Average During 2018

During 2018, 77% of all organizations experienced at least one DNS-based cyber attack according to the data collected through a survey conducted by research firm Coleman Parkes on a sample of 1,000 organization from all over the world.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/dns-attacks-cost-organizations-715-000-on-average-during-2018-523930.shtml

 

Computer and Laptop Diagnostic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks3U9a_Z3iM&t=60s

 

Court Rules Facebook Friends are 'Not Real'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10453/court-rules-facebook-friends-are-not-real

 

Hacking a smart home at Web Summit

https://blog.avast.com/smart-home-hacking-at-web-summit

 

How to uninstall Safari extensions

https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-extensions-safari

 

Google Begins Rolling Out Night Sight to All Pixels

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/191767/google-begins-rolling-out-night-sight-to-all-pixels?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_W8YXYsRGIadJtXDCu9A8vutA0u7HaDDvfg2YpikWhOkUWQ-zXtRIAeLClwFjBzt5hSxLsnzrv4TqO5S9J-AWAxohOPg&_hsmi=67538193

 

Linksys Router Login and Initial Setup – March 2018

https://www.techjunkie.com/linksys-router-login-setup/

 

How to Find the Perfect Note-Taking App With This Checklist

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/find-perfect-note-taking-app/

 

How to enable anti-tracking features in Firefox 63

As part of Mozilla's emphasis on user privacy, features intended to limit user tracking have come to Firefox, but are not yet enabled by default.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-enable-anti-tracking-features-in-firefox-63/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to disable Session Restore Crash Recovery feature in Firefox browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-session-restore-crash-recovery-firefox

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New Samsung Smart TV to be Controlled by Brainwaves

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10448/new-samsung-smart-tv-be-controlled-brainwaves

 

New LTE modem add-on board for Raspberry Pi eases IoT deployments

For IoT projects where relying on a constant Wi-Fi connection would be impractical, the 4GPi offers an affordable connectivity solution.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-lte-modem-add-on-board-for-raspberry-pi-eases-iot-deployments/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What Are Supercookies, Zombie Cookies, and Evercookies, and Are They a Threat?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/supercookies-zombie-cookies-evercookies/

 

How To Highlight Duplicates in Google Sheets

https://www.techjunkie.com/highlight-duplicates-google-sheets/

 

How to Fast-Switch to Your Windows Desktop

Use Windows key shortcuts to become a power user

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fast-switch-to-your-windows-desktop-2483682

 

33 Ways to Soup Up Your Current Car with Tech

Adding the right technology to an older vehicle can make it feel brand new. Upgrade your old car with these high-tech accessories for a dramatically different ride.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364626/33-ways-to-soup-up-your-current-car-with-tech?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

How to send web page URL from your Phone to Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/send-web-page-url-phone-windows-10

 

You’re crazy if you have a PS4 and don’t get in on this PlayStation Plus Black Friday deal

https://bgr.com/2018/11/21/black-friday-deals-playstation-plus-membership-best-price/

 

And You Thought the 1809 Delay Didn’t Hurt Anyone

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/191016/and-you-thought-the-1809-delay-didnt-hurt-anyone?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8Kqr5ao9Yuhsv1YMO8w_rUt4WqdDnHissrIXZyrAz3Y_CrJVYEcmeCcua-JYAu_t12wcL4ceOQzY8SzCqtE9nx8Zp9nw&_hsmi=67378896

 

A Chinese startup may have cracked solid-state batteries

But details are, predictably, sparse.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/21/chinese-startup-solid-state-batteries-production/?yptr=yahoo

 

10 Audiobooks Free to Listen to Online Without Downloading

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/audiobooks-free-listen-online-without-downloading/

 

8 Samsung Phones That'll Make You Break Up With Your iPhone

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/12-samsung-phones-every-budget-142810659.html

 

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/

 

Samsung's foldable smartphone is (almost) here!

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/505356/samsungs-foldable-smartphone-finally-announced

 

How to remove a language pack on Windows PC

https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-language-pack

 

9 shortcuts for working more efficiently with Excel expressions

Typing entire expressions from the keyboard is tedious. Instead, use these 9 shortcuts to enter and work with expressions more efficiently.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/8-shortcuts-for-working-more-efficiently-with-excel-expressions/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Why Does Everyone Want Your Data?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-does-everyone-want-your-data/

 

Google Chrome Web Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/google-chrome-web-browser-1616595

 

Inside T-Mobile's 5G Network Plans

T-Mobile gave PCMag an exclusive look at its next-gen network hardware and a tour of its 5G Experience Truck in NYC, where we chatted about latency, smart cities, and the IoT.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364732/inside-t-mobiles-5g-network-plans?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

Activation Server is not Available error during Windows 10 Activation

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/activation-server-is-not-available

 

How to tell if the Amazon leak exposed your email and name to the public

https://bgr.com/2018/11/21/amazon-personal-data-leak-email-and-name-exposed-not-passwords/

 

Amazon Alexa Now Available for all Windows 10 Devices

https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/190978/amazon-alexa-now-available-for-all-windows-10-devices?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8Kqr5ao9Yuhsv1YMO8w_rUt4WqdDnHissrIXZyrAz3Y_CrJVYEcmeCcua-JYAu_t12wcL4ceOQzY8SzCqtE9nx8Zp9nw&_hsmi=67378896

 

Ion-powered aircraft flies with no moving parts

It could be used for ultra-quiet drones and hybrid airliners.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/21/mit-ionic-wind-aircraft-flies/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Find Free Unlimited Wi-Fi Internet Access Almost Anywhere

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-get-free-internet-service-almost-anywhere

 

Huawei’s Foldable Phone Actually Looks Amazing

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/huawei-foldable-phone-actually-looks-131100150.html

 

What Is Noise Reduction in Digital Images?

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

 

The best web browser you haven't tried yet

https://www.komando.com/downloads/417964/the-best-web-browser-you-havent-tried-yet

 

How to improve computer's performance for gaming (without buying hardware)

https://macpaw.com/how-to/improve-pc-gaming-performance

 

3D printing: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers the rise of 3D printing, common use cases, and what organizations adopting this technology need to know.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/3d-printing-the-smart-persons-guide/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Is Social Media Dying? A Peek into the Future

https://www.maketecheasier.com/is-social-media-dying/

 

How To Subtract in Google Sheets with a Formula

https://www.techjunkie.com/subtract-google-sheets-formula/

 

What Is Screen Mirroring?

Cast media from a smart device to a TV for better viewing

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-screen-mirroring-4154335

 

Exclusive: iPhone XS Crushes XR in Cellular Signal Test Results

The iPhone XS and XS Max speed past the XR in our most recent signal test results, showing that XR downloads may stall while their more expensive siblings zip along in the fast lane.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/364768/exclusive-iphone-xs-crushes-xr-in-cellular-signal-test-resu?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

How to automatically close a Program in Windows using AutoClose

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/autoclose-close-programs-automatically

 

CNC Basics Setup and Running CAM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qygs8cCYQYg&t=2s

 

Apple MacBook Air (2018) Check-In: Performance

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/mac-and-macos/191301/apple-macbook-air-2018-check-in-performance?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_pNfREcWjOpPBv5kY8ZFdPmiFMY0ub_DG1pywFOmadAVxsq_BmgCgjkuW08GPnWsjZEiqL2ci_NwLj1WEjK19UhphqFQ&_hsmi=67421409

 

Verizon will reportedly roll out iPhone dual SIM support in December

An internal memo says eSIM activation will be available early next month.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/21/verizon-roll-out-iphone-dual-sim-support-december/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Write a Simple Batch (BAT) File

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/write-simple-batch-bat-file/

 

7 Ways to Lower Your Cable Bill

https://www.yahoo.com/news/7-ways-lower-cable-bill-152846811.html

 

Now that Password Autofill is Part of iOS 12, There’s No Reason Not to Use a Password Manager

https://www.howtogeek.com/368098/now-that-password-autofill-is-part-of-ios-12-theres-no-reason-not-to-use-a-password-manager/

 

How to beat Google’s personalized ads

https://www.komando.com/columns/490628/how-to-beat-googles-personalized-ads

 

Apps that won't work in macOS Mojave

https://macpaw.com/how-to/32-bit-apps-that-wont-work-in-macos-mojave

 

Windows 10 bug lets Microsoft Store apps snoop on all your files without asking

Windows developer Sebastien Lachance discovered that by default Universal Windows Platform apps can access any user-accessible files on a PC's hard drive.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-bug-lets-microsoft-store-apps-snoop-on-all-your-data-without-asking/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Do You Still Use Face or Fingerprint Recognition Even Though It’s Controversial?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/face-fingerprint-recognition-controversial/

 

How To Forward Multiple E-mails at Once in GMail

https://www.techjunkie.com/forward-multiple-emails-gmail/

 

Common Apple TV Problems And How to Fix Them

Big problems, easy solutions

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-common-apple-tv-problems-4102079

 

11 Things Not to Buy Before Black Friday

If you're wondering what to buy on Black Friday, these gadgets are likely to be on the discount list. Just wait a few weeks, and you can nab some great deals.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/304770/11-things-not-to-buy-before-black-friday?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

How to run multiple Dropbox accounts in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/run-multiple-dropbox-accounts-windows-10

 

The brighter side of darknet drug dealing | Dr James Martin | TEDxMelbourne

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv-E7naLBq8

 

More Evidence Emerges of Soft iPhone Sales

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/191314/more-evidence-emerges-of-soft-iphone-sales?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9pu3h7nSfde6VG2jWmJDcXRPd_qjGfd1EiJuiijTGsXamGp6s4hDwZVRqg_JymQGNPyFratW6l9FBRS3GZR53Nz1F2vQ&_hsmi=67465648

 

Why Amazon Alexa, and not Windows 10, will be the OS of tomorrow

The biggest operating systems of tomorrow will be the ones we can't see

https://www.alphr.com/the-future/1010151/why-amazon-alexa-and-not-windows-10-will-be-the-os-of-tomorrow

 

Intel Core i3 vs. i5 vs. i7: Which One Do You Really Need?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/intel-core-i3-vs-i5-vs-i7-one-really-need/

 

Apple is finding out that not everyone likes giant, expensive phones

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-finding-not-everyone-likes-giant-expensive-phones-162434939.html

 

How to Report a Problem or Send Feedback About Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/368667/how-to-report-a-problem-or-send-feedback-about-windows-10/

 

Get the best deal on smart cameras to protect your home

https://www.komando.com/tips/504678/get-the-best-deal-on-smart-cameras-to-protect-your-home

 

How to remove Any Search malware from your Mac

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

 

US rubber stamps right to repair: What it means for IT, SMBs, and tinkerers

The previous copyright law that only allowed big manufacturers to fix tech products has finally been lifted. Here's what that means for techies.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/us-rubber-stamps-right-to-repair-what-it-means-for-it-smbs-and-tinkerers/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Amazon Echo Features In Second Murder Case

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10447/amazon-echo-features-second-murder-case

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MICROSOFT ACCOUNT ONLINE NOW SUPPORTS PASSWORD-LESS AUTHENTICATION

You can now sign in to your Microsoft account using Windows Hello and security keys for a more secure and password-less experience.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-account-fido2-password-less-authentication/

 

You can now talk to Google Assistant through Siri on your iPhone — here's how

  - Google recently launched a Siri Shortcut that lets you talk to Google Assistant through Siri on your iPhone.

  - It's silly, requiring you to say "Hey Siri, OK Google," to bring up Google, but it works.

  - Here's how to use Siri to talk to Google on your iPhone.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/21/how-to-use-google-assistant-through-siri-on-iphone.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

The Galaxy Note 10 Will Be This Massive (Report)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/galaxy-note-10-massive-report-175700793.html

 

How To Add a Watermark in Excel

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-watermark-excel/

 

Microsoft Store to Get Shopping Cart, Wish List Improvements

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/190773/microsoft-store-to-get-shopping-cart-wish-list-improvements?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9mzhQnOkbWYG5Fr7i0QIT9Hg0f0jsgGoxCXoJdpzVBstxZKOBjXji-7T9t37jVc9WVyhKhj-oR_hQ8xxKnDICHwhw5Jg&_hsmi=67308450

 

What Exactly Is a Web Application?

Improve your understanding of web-based application programs

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-a-web-application-3486637

 

Best Graphics Cards for Every Budget in 2018

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/gaming/273386-best-graphics-cards-for-every-budget?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Best Tab Manager extensions to increase productivity in Google Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/tab-manager-productivity-chrome

 

Hackers Sell Stolen Facebook Messenger Messages

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10445/hackers-sell-stolen-facebook-messenger-messages

 

Windows 10 users: Chrome 70 means you don't need Edge, Microsoft Store to run PWAs

Chrome 70 opens up progressive web apps to Windows 10 users who don't want to use Edge or Microsoft Store.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-users-chrome-70-means-you-dont-need-edge-microsoft-store-to-run-pwas/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

3 Crazy Excel Formulas That Do Amazing Things

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-crazy-excel-formulas-that-do-amazing-things/

 

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/

 

Set up your own personal VPN

https://www.komando.com/tips/505434/how-to-set-up-your-own-personal-vpn

 

How to delete cookies in web browsers on Windows

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

 

Ford Buys Dockless Scooter Company Spin

Riders can rent a Spin electric scooter for $1 plus 15 cents per minute, making it an affordable option for short trips. As part of Ford, Spin plans to 'expand aggressively,' giving more people the opportunity to try its service. To start out, Spin is launching today in Detroit.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364863/ford-buys-dockless-scooter-company-spin?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=11

 

Apple is finding out that not everyone likes giant, expensive phones

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-finding-not-everyone-likes-giant-expensive-phones-162434939.html

 

How To Print A Google Spreadsheet on a Single Page

https://www.techjunkie.com/print-google-spreadsheet/

 

Google Slowly Starts Fixing Pixel 3 Problems

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/190777/google-slowly-starts-fixing-pixel-3-problems?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9mzhQnOkbWYG5Fr7i0QIT9Hg0f0jsgGoxCXoJdpzVBstxZKOBjXji-7T9t37jVc9WVyhKhj-oR_hQ8xxKnDICHwhw5Jg&_hsmi=67308450

 

Control the Firefox Browser With 'About' Commands

https://www.lifewire.com/control-the-firefox-browser-with-about-commands-4097373

 

Report: Samsung Planning 10th Anniversary Galaxy With 6.7-inch Screen, 5G

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/280971-report-samsung-planning-10th-anniversary-galaxy-with-6-7-inch-screen-5g?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

How to auto load music files from a folder to the VLC Playlist

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/auto-load-music-files-vlc-playlist

 

Chrome To Block Ads On Scam Websites

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10444/chrome-block-ads-scam-websites

 

Ten Microsoft Edge extensions worth installing

Here's our pick of the extensions for the Edge browser available in the Microsoft Store.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ten-microsoft-edge-extensions-worth-installing/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows Update Deleted Linux! What to Do and How to Prevent It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-update-delete-linux/

 

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/

 

Save money on printing with a special font

https://www.komando.com/downloads/1722/save-money-on-printing-with-a-special-font

 

How to securely delete files on Windows PC

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

 

You Can Now Get Amazon Alexa on Your Windows 10 PC

Amazon just announced that its Alexa for PC app is now available for download on compatible Windows 10 devices. At this point, you can't use it to control your PC, but Amazon said that capability should arrive early next year.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364867/you-can-now-get-amazon-alexa-on-your-windows-10-pc?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=11

 

Your Complete Price-Matching Guide: Target, Walmart, Best Buy and More

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/complete-price-matching-guide-target-090000562.html

 

How To Repeat your Column Titles on Every Page in Google Sheets

https://www.techjunkie.com/repeat-column-titles-google-sheets/

 

Samsung Unveils Its Foldable Phone

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/190888/samsung-unveils-its-foldable-phone?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ctjLVAXJwQ-E_QshtQ6lb_v4DGZRBdJ631wDB2DPFb_La9Ya9T9mCWFTjcO0RwlfXvtjijEHHIfa66MfCcSoYCaS2cA&_hsmi=67346273

 

WhiteHat Aviator Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/whitehat-aviator-browser-445795

 

Go Self-Sovereign: How to Own Your Identity on the Internethttps://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/280808-go-self-sovereign-how-to-own-your-identity-on-the-internet?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

CNC Basics 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4bMAIEFCYU&t=3s

 

Raspberry Pi-style Odroid-H2 launch: Fast NVMe SSD support, Intel CPU, up to 32GB RAM

The H2 has more in common with a PC than with many single-board computers, with fast NVMe SSD support, an Intel CPU, and up to 32GB DDR4 RAM.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-style-odroid-h2-packs-pc-power-into-single-board-computer/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Set Up a VPN on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/set-up-vpn-mac/

 

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/

 

Powerful, free and easy-to-use photo editing software

https://www.komando.com/downloads/377803/powerful-free-and-easy-to-use-photo-editing-software

 

How to perform  a maintenance of your MacBook

https://macpaw.com/how-to/do-maintenance-on-mac

 

Watch Out for Manipulative Ads in Your Kid's Mobile Apps

A new study is calling out the ad practices of mobile apps designed for children. However, Google said its app store includes warnings about advertising and in-app purchases.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364694/watch-out-for-manipulative-ads-in-your-kids-mobile-apps?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

Google Pixel phones will now save transcripts of screened calls

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-pixel-phones-now-save-162446259.html

 

How To Lock a Formula in Google Sheets

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-lock-formula-google-sheets/

 

HP Envy x2 (Intel) Review

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/190911/hp-envy-x2-intel-review?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ctjLVAXJwQ-E_QshtQ6lb_v4DGZRBdJ631wDB2DPFb_La9Ya9T9mCWFTjcO0RwlfXvtjijEHHIfa66MfCcSoYCaS2cA&_hsmi=67346273

 

How to Stop Pop-Ups in Your Web Browser

Tips and tools to reduce and eliminate pop-up advertising in your Web browser

https://www.lifewire.com/stop-pop-ups-2487505

 

How to disable secure desktop during User Account Control prompt on Windows 10 (think very long an hard as this is one of the system protections)

You can prevent Windows 10 from dimming and restricting access to the desktop when you get an elevation prompt request, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-enable-desktop-access-during-user-account-control-prompt-windows-10

 

Windows Image Acquisition High CPU and Disk usage

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-image-acquisition-high-cpu-disk-usage

 

Building a computer from used parts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyTA5PbtZNo&t=16s

 

How to buy a high-performance computer from a boutique builder

Buying a high-performance PC from a boutique builder requires upfront research and know-how. We outline what you must know and how you can prepare for the buying process.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-buy-a-high-performance-computer-from-a-boutique-builder/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

11 Missing Android Features You Can Get Right Now

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/missing-android-features/

 

How to Clean Old, Yellowed Plastic on Retro Computers and Game Systems

https://www.howtogeek.com/196687/ask-htg-why-do-old-computers-and-game-consoles-turn-yellow/

 

Don’t get ripped off, check your internet speed

https://www.komando.com/columns/501414/dont-get-ripped-off-check-your-internet-speed

 

iPhone HDR and Smart HDR, explained

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

 

How to Clear Your Cache on Any Browser

It's not always a straightforward process, but it's a good thing to do on occasion. Here's how to clear your cache on the desktop and mobile.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2480401,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=10

 

Some Facebook users are dialing back use over latest scandal

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facebook-users-dialing-back-use-latest-scandal-194040754.html

 

Forget 5G, China is preparing for 6G

China begins research into 6G for 2020

https://www.alphr.com/networking/1010192/china-preparing-6g-5G

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CPU Hyper-threading Reverse Engineered to Spy on Processes

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10443/cpu-hyper-threading-reverse-engineered-spy-processes

 

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=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

'People are turning back to their friends': New shopping app skirts fake online reviews

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/people-turning-back-friends-new-shopping-app-skirts-fake-online-reviews-181934065.html

 

Smartphone Market Logs Fourth Straight Quarterly Decline

The smartphone market didn't pick up during the third quarter of 2018. Samsung, in particular, 'had a very challenging quarter,' according to IDC. Declines in China also contributed to the overall market's woes.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364762/smartphone-market-logs-fourth-straight-quarterly-decline?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=11

 

How To Update a Dropbox File Without Breaking The Link

https://www.techjunkie.com/update-dropbox-file-without-breaking-link/

 

Bose’s incredible true wireless earbuds are down to their lowest price ever

https://bgr.com/2018/11/20/black-friday-deals-2018-bose-true-wireless-earbuds/

 

Allow or Deny Access to Your Physical Location Settings

Managing website geolocation access through your browser

https://www.lifewire.com/denying-access-to-your-location-4027789

 

Alexa is about to hit more Bluetooth headphones and wearables

Amazon has opened up its Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit to all developers.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/20/amazon-alexa-bluetooth-headphones-smartwatches-wearables/?yptr=yahoo

 

Has a Hacker Really Hacked My Email Account?

A scam claims your email account has been hacked, possibly even including a password you've used. Don't be fooled.

https://askleo.com/has-a-hacker-really-hacked-my-email-account/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IeqY7JZyxpdfbL

 

5 tweaks only the Android pros know

https://www.komando.com/tips/504558/5-tweaks-only-the-android-pros-know

 

NEW PRODUCT: RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL A+ ON SALE NOW AT $25

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/new-product-raspberry-pi-3-model-a/

 

10 Best Laptop Docking Stations for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-laptop-docking-stations-pc

 

How to Change Recycle Bin Settings in Windows 10

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

 

How to Solve 10 of the Most Annoying Netflix Problems

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/solve-annoying-netflix-problems/

 

Raspberry Pi-sized LattePanda Alpha runs Windows 10, offers MacBook-like specs

Launching today, the LattePanda Alpha uses the same class of Intel processor as found in the $1,200 12-inch MacBook, a 7th generation Intel Core m3.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-sized-lattepanda-alpha-runs-windows-10-offers-macbook-like-specs/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

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

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

 

Apple iPad Pro review: Excessive in the best way

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-ipad-pro-review-excessive-best-way-171142212.html

 

How to Use Your Favorite Music App Inside Google Maps

Google Maps can now control your music while you’re using turn-by-turn navigation. Here’s how to connect the app to Spotify, Apple Music, or Google Play Music.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364366/how-to-use-your-favorite-music-app-inside-google-maps?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=11

 

The Best Android Tablets – October 2018

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

 

iPhone owners are losing their minds over this keyboard cursor trick

https://bgr.com/2018/11/20/iphone-cursor-trick-space-bar-keyboard-3d-touch/

 

How to Use Tor Browser for Anonymous Web Browsing

Got secrets? Browse on the QT With Tor

https://www.lifewire.com/tor-browser-tutorial-4103599

 

FCC proposal would limit robocalls to reassigned phone numbers

Another effort would explicitly allow carriers to block likely spam texts.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/20/fcc-robocall-reassigned-number-proposal/?yptr=yahoo

 

Using OneDrive for Nearly Continuous Backup

OneDrive can be used for many things, but one of the most valuable is ongoing online backup.

https://askleo.com/using-onedrive-nearly-continuous-backup/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IeqY7JZyxpdfbL

 

New app speeds up your internet and protects your privacy on iPhone or Android

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/506355/how-to-speed-up-internet-on-your-smartphone

 

A NEW RASPBIAN UPDATE: MULTIMEDIA, PYTHON AND MORE

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspbian-update-november-2018/

 

How to take High Resolution screenshots in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/high-resolution-screenshots-windows-10

 

How to Embed Fonts in a Microsoft Word Document

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

 

PC Operating Temperatures: How Hot Is Too Hot?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pc-operating-temperatures-hot-hot/

 

NVMe: A cheat sheet

This primer about NVM Express covers the variety of form factors that NVMe drives come in, as well as how businesses can benefit from the storage technology.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/nvme-a-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Find out what is taking up space on your Mac

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

 

MacBook Air and iPad Pro 2018 review: Two bites at the Apple

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/macbook-air-ipad-pro-2018-164941545.html

 

Facing Facebook's Many Failures

On this episode of Fast Forward, Techonomy Founder David Kirkpatrick wants you to know that Facebook failures are a lot worse than you think.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364871/facing-facebooks-many-failures?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=11

 

How To Connect your Android Phone to a VPN

https://www.techjunkie.com/connect-vpn-android/

 

Apple’s wireless charging case for AirPods still doesn’t exist, so get this one for $19.99

https://bgr.com/2018/11/19/wireless-charging-case-for-apple-airpods/

 

Why Was Internet Explorer so Reviled?

All the Reasons Why IE Was Such a Terrible Web Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/why-do-people-hate-internet-explorer-3485786

 

NVIDIA Acknowledges Problems with GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GPUs

https://marketrealist.com/2018/11/nvidia-acknowledges-problems-with-geforce-rtx-2080-ti-gpus?yptr=yahoo

 

Back Up Smartphone Photos Using OneDrive

Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like OneDrive are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.

https://askleo.com/back-up-smartphone-photos-using-onedrive/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IeqY7JZyxpdfbL

 

Android: How to manage permissions on your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/499203/android-how-to-manage-permissions-on-your-android

 

THREE-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION IS THE NEW TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/three-factor-authentication-raspberry-pi/

 

Squoosh is an Online Image Compression tool from Google

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/squoosh-online-image-compression-tool-google

 

How to Free Over 10GB of Disk Space After Installing Windows 10’s October 2018 Update

https://www.howtogeek.com/264534/how-to-free-10-gb-of-disk-space-after-installing-a-new-build-of-windows-10/

 

5 Tools to Download or Capture Streaming Video From Any Website

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/capture-streaming-video-website-5-tools/

 

Here are the 10 top tech trends you need to understand right now

From autonomous things and blockchain to quantum computing; how many of these technologies are you ready for?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/here-are-the-10-top-tech-trends-you-need-to-understand-right-now/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Declutter your Mac desktop: Get more productive

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

 

Microsoft announced it will support USB keys that let you log into everything without a password

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-announced-support-usb-keys-190200686.html

 

Apple iPad Pro (12.9-Inch, 2018)

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364865/apple-ipad-pro-12-9-inch-2018?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=11

 

Are Straight Talk Phones Unlocked?

https://www.techjunkie.com/straight-talk-phones-unlocked/

 

Half a million Android users tricked into downloading malware from Google Play

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/20/half-a-million-android-users-tricked-into-downloading-malware-from-google-play/?yptr=yahoo

 

Jon von Tetzchner and the Vivaldi Browser

Opera Co-Founder Releases New Web Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/jon-von-tetzchner-and-the-vivaldi-browser-4035916

 

Firefox Quantum now tells you if a site has been breached

Quantum's new version of Monitor now details size and scope of site breaches

https://www.alphr.com/security/1010197/firefox-quantum-now-tells-you-if-a-site-has-been-breached

 

Geekly Update - 15 November 2018

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_15_november_2018.html

 

3 ways to turn your TV into a smart TV

https://www.komando.com/tips/504684/3-ways-to-turn-your-tv-into-a-smart-tv

 

How to start CNC Machining for under $200 - Working with the T8 CNC engraver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Zc7SWwsNVU&t=2s

 

Insert pictures from camera with OneNote Online app

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/insert-pictures-camera-onenote-online-app

 

Look Out: Windows 10’s ‘Free Up Space’ Can Empty Your Downloads Folder

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/look-out-windows-10s-free-up-space-can-empty-your-downloads-folder/

 

Why YouTube TV Is the Best Cable Replacement for Cord Cutters

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/youtube-tv-cord-cutters/

 

How to make a single file available offline in Chrome OS

If you need to work with files offline, Chrome OS has you covered. The process is simple, reliable, and as cloud-friendly as it gets.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-make-a-single-file-available-offline-in-chrome-os/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Best antivirus software for macOS

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

 

Huawei’s Foldable Phone Actually Looks Amazing

https://www.yahoo.com/news/huawei-foldable-phone-actually-looks-131100150.html

 

The dark side of the web -- exploring darknets | Kyle Terry | TEDxSalem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfuZJVpNWR4

 

Does It Matter Which Graphics Card Manufacturer You Choose?

Does It Matter Which Graphics Card Manufacturer You Choose?

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Windows 10 Safe Mode: The Easy Way

https://askbobrankin.com/windows_10_safe_mode_the_easy_way.html

 

Target Is Basically Just Giving Away TVs Today as Part of a MAJOR Pre-Black Friday Sale

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/target-basically-just-giving-away-140000854.html

 

All your questions about the new iOS 12, answered

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

 

The Best Cheap Android Phones – October 2018

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

 

Best sites to download free audiobooks

https://www.komando.com/downloads/502344/best-sites-to-download-free-audiobooks

 

10 Types of Data Your Browser Is Collecting About You Right Now

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/data-browser-collects-about-you/

 

US government accuses Chinese hackers of stealing jet engine IP

It was a systematic hacking campaign led by intelligence officials that links back to Beijing.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/31/chinese-turbofan-hack-extradition/

 

Radisson Hotel Group reveals breach of rewards site

DETAILS EXPOSED OF LOYALTY CARD MEMBERS.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/radisson-hotel-group-reveals-hack-of-rewards-site/

 

University of Iowa among top phishing targets, Kaspersky Lab says

https://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/education/university-of-iowa-among-top-phishing-targets-per-kaspersky-lab-20181026

 

How to locate formatting options for Gmail app emails

Jack Wallen shows you how to find the hidden Format option in the Gmail email app.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-locate-formatting-options-for-gmail-app-emails/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

GandCrab ransomware crew loses $1M after Bitdefender releases free decrypter

Bitdefender says over 1,700 victims successfully decrypted GandCrab-locked files within hours of the tool's release.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/gandcrab-ransomware-crew-loses-1mil-after-bitdefender-releases-free-decrypter/

 

VideoPad Video Editor is a free video editing software for YouTube

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/videopad-video-editor

 

Wi-Fi 6: What’s Different, and Why it Matters

https://www.howtogeek.com/368332/wi-fi-6-what%E2%80%99s-different-and-why-it-matters/

 

How to Set Up Routines With Google Home

Say one command, get multiple results: that’s the promise of 'routines' on Google's smart speakers. Here's how to schedule your routines with Google Assistant.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/364555/how-to-set-up-routines-with-google-home

 

What Are Indents and Tabs in Word?

https://www.lifewire.com/what-are-indents-and-tabs-3540367

 

iPhone XR and XS extreme water test

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/iphone-xr-xs-extreme-water-020502285.html

 

Run a Windows Virtual Machine on your Mac

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

 

The Best Android Phones – October 2018

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

 

10 great Siri tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

https://www.komando.com/tips/502275/amazing-things-you-can-do-with-siri

 

US Citizen Voter Records Hacked and Now for Sale on the Dark Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/us-voter-records-hacked/

 

Rumored 'mid-range' Pixel 3 might include a headphone jack

If you don't mind a plastic body and reduced performance, that is.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/18/rumored-mid-range-pixel-3-might-include-a-headphone-jack/?yptr=yahoo

 

Another wave of Elon Musk bitcoin scams spread by verified Twitter accounts

LOGIN VERIFICATION SHOULD BE MADE COMPULSORY FOR VERIFIED TWITTER ACCOUNTS.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/another-wave-of-elon-musk-bitcoin-scams-spread-by-verified-twitter-accounts/

 

Giant ransomware bundle threatens to make malware attacks easier for crooks

Dark web vendor offers attackers a wide variety of options for targeting organisations with ransomware, warn researchers.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/giant-ransomware-bundle-threatens-to-make-malware-attacks-easier-for-crooks/

 

How to work with the new Android Pie rotate feature

If you're not a fan of auto-rotate but still want the ability to rotate your device, Android Pie has a solution.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-work-with-the-new-android-pie-rotate-feature/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Why a Helium Leak Disabled Every iPhone in a Medical Facility

The bizarre incident happened during the installation of an MRI machine and was a surprise to everyone except Apple.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/gye4aw/why-a-helium-leak-disabled-every-iphone-in-a-medical-facility

 

Hackers are increasingly destroying logs to hide attacks

According to a new report, 72 percent of incident response specialists have came across hacks where attackers have destroyed logs to hide their tracks.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-increasingly-destroying-logs-to-hide-attacks/

 

Inbox Print and Scan drivers available through Windows Update in Windows 10 v1809

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/inbox-print-scan-drivers-available-windows-update

 

Amazon Puts Smarthome Control Front and Center In Updated Alexa App

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

 

Private Facebook Messages From 81K Accounts for Sale Online

The hackers tell the BBC that 120 million users, 2.7 million of which were Russian, had their accounts hacked. This seems unlikely, however.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/364766/private-facebook-messages-from-81k-accounts-for-sale-online

 

How to Change the Google Chrome Theme

Personalizing Chrome is easy and quick

https://www.lifewire.com/change-theme-in-google-chrome-4136251

 

Tumblr iOS App Disappears From App Store

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tumblr-ios-app-disappears-app-183138431.html

 

Here’s how to get the most from iCloud

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

 

The Best New Android Apps and Games – November 2018

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-new-android-apps/

 

Dress up your computer with free wallpapers

https://www.komando.com/downloads/502371/free-stunning-desktop-wallpapers

 

Take Full Advantage of Google Docs With These 11 Add-Ons

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-docs-addons/

 

Microsoft opens the door to native ARM apps on Windows 10

It promises faster, more powerful third-party apps for the young platform.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/18/windows-10-arm-app-creation-tools/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft could release a disc-less Xbox One

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/17/microsoft-could-release-a-disc-less-xbox-one/?yptr=yahoo

 

Has Microsoft Office 365 Beat Phishing?

https://blog.knowbe4.com/has-microsoft-office-365-beat-phishing

 

Windows 10: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details including features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service strategy.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-the-smart-persons-guide/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

SMS Phishing + Cardless ATM = Profit

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/11/sms-phishing-cardless-atm-profit/

 

Raspberry Pi Zero: Review & Setup

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJdQ4rknBX0

 

Turn your Mouse into a Laser Pointer in PowerPoint

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-mouse-into-laser-pointer-powerpoint

 

How to Disable macOS Mojave’s Floating Screenshot Thumbnail

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

 

Microsoft Office Was Hackers' Favorite App Target This Year

According to Kaspersky Labs' IT Threat Evolution Report, an old Microsoft Office vulnerability made it a prime target for cyber attacks. Office exploits made up almost half of the attacks Kaspersky stopped in Q1 2018.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/364734/microsoft-office-was-hackers-favorite-app-target-this-year

 

How to Block Pop-Up Ads in Your Web Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/block-browser-pop-up-windows-4108710

 

The iPad Pro is the best tablet you can buy, but you'll s...

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/ipad-pro-best-tablet-buy-140000912.html

 

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

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

 

How Using a True Black Wallpaper Can Save Battery Life(w/ Download)

https://www.techjunkie.com/true-black-wallpaper-download/

 

6 pro Alexa skills you’ll use every day

https://www.komando.com/columns/495201/6-pro-alexa-skills-youll-use-every-day

 

How to Find a Song Title Just by Humming the Lyrics

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/find-a-song-title-just-by-humming-the-lyrics/

 

Microsoft under GDPR microscope for Office 365 and OneDrive

Dutch investigators believe Microsoft's cloud services are secretly harvesting user data

https://www.alphr.com/microsoft/1010196/microsoft-under-gdpr-microscope-for-office-365-and-onedrive

 

Court filings accidentally reveal charges against Julian Assange

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/16/court-filings-accidentally-reveal-charges-against-julian-assange/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google Pixel phones can now take amazing pictures in the dark — here's a look

  - Google's line of Pixel smartphones just got a camera upgrade: All three models can now access its new Night Sight feature for taking better photos in the dark.

  - The camera app essentially takes a burst of sharp photos and merges them together, while automatically rebalancing colors to make them more authentic.

  - After testing it for a couple nights, I was blown away by how much of a difference it made: My otherwise dark, dull photos looked dramatically better.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/17/google-pixel-3-night-sight-test-examples.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Cyberattacks are becoming more clever than ever, here's what to look for

Business faced far more attacks than consumers in Q3 2018, and the attackers are growing in creativity, according to Malwarebytes.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cyberattacks-are-becoming-more-clever-than-ever-heres-what-to-look-for/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Hackers target UK universities accredited by NCSC

Iranian criminals tried to phish 18 universities, half of them offering NCSC-approved cybersecurity courses

https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/3065382/hackers-target-uk-universities-accredited-by-ncsc

 

Fix for HP Error No Bootable Device Found / No Boot Device / Boot Device Not Found

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UULOkJAjcts&t=18s

 

Activate On-screen keyboard when using Edge, Chrome, Firefox password fields

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/activate-screen-keyboard-password-fields-browsere

 

Outlook.com is Adding a Verified Icon for Businesses. Will That Help Fight Phishing?

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/outlook.com-is-adding-a-verified-icon-for-businesses.-will-that-help-fight-phishing/

 

Report: Apple to Start Fixing 'Vintage' Products

We're not talking about the Apple IIe here, though. The Repair Vintage Apple Products Pilot program for older devices will begin with the iPhone 5, mid-2012 MacBook Air laptops, and mid-2011 iMacs, 9to5Mac reports.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/364752/report-apple-to-start-fixing-vintage-products

 

How to Use the Vivaldi Web Browser for Mac,Linux, and Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-the-vivaldi-web-browser-for-linux-mac-and-windows-4066093

 

How to Stop Your iPhone from Getting Slower as It Ages

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/stop-iphone-getting-slower-ages-191831845.html

 

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