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How To Use Slow Motion on the iPhone XR

https://www.techjunkie.com/guide/iphone-xr-slow-motion/

 

Want the fastest phone? Skip the iPhone XS and wait for 2019's Androids

Qualcomm's next generation system on a chip is big leap forward in performance, bringing high speeds to Android powered smartphones.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/want-the-fastest-phone-skip-the-iphone-xs-and-wait-for-2019s-androids/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Roku tips: How to make the most of your streamer

Navigate faster, find free content, and master your playback controls with these Roku tips and tricks.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3326518/streaming-hardware/roku-how-to-tips.html?utm_date=20181209225427

 

My 10 Favorite AutoHotKey Scripts to Make Life Easier

https://www.maketecheasier.com/favorite-autohotkey-scripts/

 

How to Lock the iPad With a Passcode or Password

https://www.lifewire.com/lock-ipad-with-passcode-4103769

 

A Quick Look at What You Will—And Won’t—Get with Google Fi

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/193402/a-quick-look-at-what-you-will-and-wont-get-with-google-fi?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8HBSiFYBg9hq9vFGyT1zsjHdcFsukqPv7Zn6tpoA7AQ9AEJbcBaaS0poVPCTttYMvf7I3NVwRmi726hPRWkWjB4u420Q&_hsmi=67897599

 

How to create advanced system health report on Windows 10

If you're having issues with your device, or you simply want to know if everything is working correctly, then use this guide to create a health report on Windows 10 using the Performance Monitor tool.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-advanced-system-health-report-windows-10/

 

How to Fix: Uninstall OneDrive Permanently (Win10 Home, Pro)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10460/how-fix-uninstall-onedrive-permanently-win10-home-pro

 

Cellular voice could be the next step in merging phones and PCs

Always Connected PCs have begun to blur the lines between phones and PCs even further. Adding voice to these eSIM-equipped devices may be the next step to merging the overlapping computing and communication paradigms.

https://www.windowscentral.com/cellular-voice-could-be-next-step-merging-phones-and-pcs

 

The Latest Rumors About AMD’s Ryzen 3000 Series Are Too Good to Be True

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/281810-the-latest-rumors-about-amds-ryzen-3000-series-are-too-good-to-be-true?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Russian APT Comes Back To Life With New Us Spear-Phishing Campaign

https://blog.knowbe4.com/russian-apt-comes-back-to-life-with-new-us-spear-phishing-campaign

 

12 Simple Things You Can Do to Be More Secure Online

Follow these easy tips to protect the security of your devices, your data, your internet traffic, and your identity.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/360806/12-simple-things-you-can-do-to-be-more-secure-online?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Your Smartphone Has a Special Security Chip. Here’s How It Works

https://www.howtogeek.com/387934/your-smartphone-has-a-special-security-chip.-heres-how-it-works/

 

Go Green: 8 Free Apps for a More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/green-eco-friendly-lifestyle-apps/

 

Best TV streaming boxes in 2018

https://www.komando.com/tips/499539/best-tv-streaming-boxes-in-2018

 

Microsoft finally resumes rollout of troubled Windows 10 October 2018 Update

The major feature update to Windows 10 will begin rolling out again more than one month after it was halted to fix a file-wiping bug.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-finally-resumes-rollout-of-troubled-windows-10-october-2018-update/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Roku TV Wireless Speakers review: A terrific sonic value for anyone rocking a Roku TV

These speakers sound great, but they won’t work with any other type of TV.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3326496/speakers/roku-tv-wireless-speakers-review.html?utm_date=20181209225513

 

How to Set Up Bluetooth in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-bluetooth-in-linux/

 

What You Need to Know When Switching From Android to iPhone

Content you can take and software you need

https://www.lifewire.com/switching-from-android-to-iphone-1999073

 

Microsoft Fixes Annoying Bluetooth Issue in Windows 10 Version 1809

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/193418/microsoft-fixes-annoying-bluetooth-issue-in-windows-10-version-1809?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8HBSiFYBg9hq9vFGyT1zsjHdcFsukqPv7Zn6tpoA7AQ9AEJbcBaaS0poVPCTttYMvf7I3NVwRmi726hPRWkWjB4u420Q&_hsmi=67897599

 

Microsoft Edge based on Chromium coming to Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and macOS

Microsoft has confirmed that is rebuilding Edge using Chromium, and it's bringing the browser to older versions of Windows and macOS — Here's all you need to know about the project.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-chromium-windows-10-81-7-macos/

 

Report: Cellphones 'Dirtier Than Toilet Seat'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10461/report-cellphones-dirtier-toilet-seat

 

A closer look at Microsoft Launcher 5.1 for Android's new features

The next big feature update for Microsoft Launcher is packing lots of new changes and enhancements. Here's what to expect.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hands-microsoft-launcher-51-android

 

Seagate Announces It’s Successfully Built 16TB HAMR Drives

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/281867-seagate-announces-its-successfully-built-16tb-hamr-drives?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

New Study: Ransomware Attacks Surge 500% on Apple Operating Systems

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365000/firefox-to-display-warning-if-you-visit-a-site-thats-been-b?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Firefox to Display Warning if You Visit a Site That's Been Breached

The warnings will appear on Firefox's desktop browser as pop-up notifications that tell you how many accounts were compromised in a breach within the last year.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365000/firefox-to-display-warning-if-you-visit-a-site-thats-been-b?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to Avoid Malware on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/140900/how-to-avoid-android-malware-and-other-android-security-threats/

 

10 Classic YouTube Videos Worth Watching One More Time

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/classic-youtube-videos-worth-watching/

 

New ways to come up with a secure password

https://www.komando.com/tips/499194/new-ways-to-come-up-with-a-secure-password

 

Beyond the basic Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts: Clever things you can do with keyboard settings

Here are some of the smart ways you can augment Windows 10's built-in keyboard shortcuts to maximise your productivity.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/beyond-the-basic-windows-10-keyboard-shortcuts-clever-things-you-can-do-with-keyboard-settings/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Arlo is planning to launch a 4K smart home security camera next year

The camera will be the first with 4K streaming from a major smart home vendor.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3323404/security-cameras/arlo-4k-camera-2019.html?utm_date=20181209225631

 

4 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Ubuntu Crash

https://www.maketecheasier.com/4-ways-to-get-yourself-out-of-a-ubuntu-crash/

 

How to Find a Wi-Fi Password On Your iPhone

Sharing a Wi-Fi password is easy when you know how to see it

https://www.lifewire.com/find-wi-fi-password-on-iphone-4177061

 

Opera 57 Arrives with Start Page Improvements

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/193532/opera-57-arrives-with-start-page-improvements?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--x5N2fhR-iuNAiFwM9zjq3URDNvsOesEJUAhmZCm4p1SLIZyiiDkO0CafqAqbTxf5-8LsX8Z6MKut37osGg6goIU0nDg&_hsmi=67923063

 

The Sophistication of Organized Cybercriminals

https://medium.com/@TriumphCISO/the-sophistication-of-organized-cybercriminals-4d31ce276e21?

 

Fake fingerprints can imitate real ones in biometric systems – research

DeepMasterPrints created by a machine learning technique have error rate of only one in five

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/nov/15/fake-fingerprints-can-imitate-real-fingerprints-in-biometric-systems-research

 

How easy is it to capture data on public free Wi-Fi? - Gary explains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzP3ZL4vlkY&t=10s

 

Confirmed: Microsoft Will Move to Chromium-Based Edge Browser

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/281860-confirmed-microsoft-will-move-to-chromium-based-edge-browser?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

New Hybrid Ransomware Strain Evades Detection by All but One Antivirus Engine

Researchers discovered a new strain of Dharma ransomware that is able to evade detection by nearly all of the antivirus solutions on the market.

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-ransomware-strain-evades-detection-by-all-but-one-antivirus-engine

 

Tim Cook: The Tech Industry Needs to Prep for Regulation

'I'm a big believer in the free market. But we have to admit when the free market is not working. And it hasn't worked here,' Cook tells Axios in reference to US privacy regulations.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365029/tim-cook-the-tech-industry-needs-to-prep-for-regulation?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to Make Android as Secure as Possible

https://www.howtogeek.com/366653/how-to-make-android-as-secure-as-possible/

 

How to Run Linux on Android Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-linux-on-android/

 

Five iPhone tips to get a better connection

https://www.komando.com/tips/511305/how-to-boost-your-cell-phone-service

 

How to turn on the Microsoft Windows 10 firewall and modify its configuration settings

The Windows 10 firewall is the first line of defense for devices connected to your home network. Learn how to turn the firewall on and how to modify default settings.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-on-the-microsoft-windows-10-firewall-and-modify-its-configuration-settings/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Loft Portable Battery Base review: Take your Google Home anywhere with this easy-to-use accessory

Simple set-up and sleek design render this gadget an essential accessory for Google’s full-sized smart speaker.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3325798/speakers/loft-portable-battery-base-review.html?utm_date=20181209225739

 

5 of the Best Application Launchers for Windows 10 to Improve Productivity

https://www.maketecheasier.com/application-launchers-windows10/

 

How to Access AirDrop in the iOS 11 Control Center

https://www.lifewire.com/access-airdrop-ios-4158980

 

Intel Releases Its First Universal Windows Drivers (Updated)

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/193549/intel-releases-its-first-universal-windows-drivers?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--x5N2fhR-iuNAiFwM9zjq3URDNvsOesEJUAhmZCm4p1SLIZyiiDkO0CafqAqbTxf5-8LsX8Z6MKut37osGg6goIU0nDg&_hsmi=67923063

 

The Sophistication of Organized Cybercriminals

https://medium.com/@TriumphCISO/the-sophistication-of-organized-cybercriminals-4d31ce276e21?

 

Trump signs bill that creates the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

The US now has an official federal cybersecurity agency.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/trump-signs-bill-that-creates-the-cybersecurity-and-infrastructure-security-agency/

 

Storytime With Viss! Offensive Security Fails - Hak5 2414

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LmSEthRZLU&t=384s

 

Qualcomm’s ‘Extreme’ Snapdragon 8cx CPU Could Power Your Next Laptop

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/281874-qualcomms-extreme-snapdragon-8cx-cpu-could-power-your-next-laptop?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Law firms are increasingly investing in cybersecurity programs

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/11/16/law-firms-cybersecurity/

 

What to Do When You've Been Hacked

Whether your personal data gets compromised in an Equifax-style breach or your email password is exposed, getting hacked can be a nightmare. Knowing what to expect and how to fix it can help, but knowing how to head off hackers in the first place is even better.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2454554,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How Secure Are Face ID and Touch ID?

https://www.howtogeek.com/350676/how-secure-are-face-id-and-touch-id/

 

How to Easily Remove Bloatware From Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/easily-remove-bloatware-windows-10/

 

10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

https://www.komando.com/tips/506811/10-things-you-didnt-know-your-iphone-could-do

 

Windows 10 October 2018 Update broken your network drives? Here's a possible fix

Despite the rollout of the major feature update being halted for a month, bugs in the new build are still causing problems for early adopters.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-october-2018-update-broken-your-network-drives-heres-a-possible-fix/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Microsoft Reportedly Planning Another Dual-Screen Device for Some Reason

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/281745-microsoft-reportedly-planning-another-dual-screen-device-for-some-reason?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Google's Project Fi to Offer a Free VPN for Your Phone

The new feature will arrive later this week for Project Fi-compatible phones running Android Pie. The company is saying the VPN service won't tie your internet traffic with your Google account or phone, but it will increase your data use by about 10 percent.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364941/googles-project-fi-to-offer-a-free-vpn-for-your-phone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

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Microsoft Edge to Become Chromium-Based Browser Soon

https://www.askvg.com/microsoft-edge-to-become-chromium-based-browser-soon/

 

From Raspberry Pi to Home Brewing, Here Are 19 Projects To Make From Our Gift Guide

https://makezine.com/2018/11/29/from-raspberry-pi-to-home-brewing-here-are-19-projects-to-make-from-our-gift-guide/

 

The future of automated vehicles is brothels and terrorism, apparently

A new study predicts driverless cars will shake up the tourism industry in unconventional ways

https://www.alphr.com/the-future-of-cars/1010166/the-future-of-automated-vehicles-is-brothels-and-terrorism-apparently

 

4 ways to keep your anonymity online

https://www.komando.com/downloads/242516/4-ways-to-keep-your-anonymity-online

 

WINDOWS 10 TO REPLACE EDGE WITH A NEW CHROMIUM WEB BROWSER

Microsoft gives up on Edge, and now, it's building a new default web browser for Windows 10 based on the Chromium rendering engine.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-replace-edge-chromium-web-browser/

 

How To Use The Dock In iOS 11

https://www.lifewire.com/use-ipad-dock-4154701

 

Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Phone Plugged in Overnight

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/phone-plugged-overnight/

 

Laptop Touchpad Not Working? Here Are 6 Fixes

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

 

As Expected, Windows 10 1809 Re-Release is Heading Out More Slowly

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/193364/as-expected-windows-10-1809-re-release-is-heading-out-more-slowly?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--d-xJHQWZ0npQwbkCxjAkVBd4sPgx-DqmFdZcrp4YPCjIm-kIwtKzqv1lRagieiz5Rh_SEaUNWeDyAsPBU9fSu8yhrHQ&_hsmi=67886254

 

Alexa's one-way intercom feature arrives on Fire TV Cube

Amazon had previously rolled out Announcements to Echo devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/alexa-announcements-intercom-fire-tv-cube-smart-home/?yptr=yahoo

 

Get 10 of these best-selling home security cams for the price of one Nest Cam, today only

https://bgr.com/2018/12/08/best-selling-home-security-camera-amazon-sale-vs-nest-cam/

 

New Retail Data Shows AMD CPUs Outselling Intel 2:1

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/281741-new-retail-data-shows-amd-outselling-intel-21?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=1

 

Do You Really Need A “Gaming” Router?

https://www.howtogeek.com/370605/do-you-really-need-a-gaming-router/

 

How to Protect Your Front Door Deliveries

Don’t let those pesky porch pirates take your Amazon deliveries. Prevent package theft and improve your outdoor security with these tech gadgets and services

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/363825/how-to-protect-your-front-door-deliveries?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Targus launches USB-C docking station to run 4 monitors from a laptop

Docking stations allow professionals to expand their digital workspace with a multi-monitor setup when in the office, but retaining the portability of business notebooks.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/targus-launches-usb-c-docking-station-to-run-4-monitors-from-a-laptop/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 best tablets you need to buy now

https://www.komando.com/tips/499530/5-best-tablets-you-need-to-buy-now

 

Windows Lite could be the new answer to Chrome OS

Microsoft is building a new lightweight OS to compete with Chrome OS. It's known as "Windows Lite," but final product may not use the "Windows" name. It'll run only the Store apps, and it'll have a different UI.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-lite-chrome-os-competitor/

 

How to Use the Files App on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ios-files-app-4142651

 

The New Windows 10 Clipboard: Everything You Need for Copy Pasting

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-clipboard-paste/

 

Create Automation Scripts For Windows With AutoIt

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-automation-scripts-for-windows-with-autoit/

 

Report: Apple Orders Second Round of iPhone Cuts

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/193381/report-apple-orders-second-round-of-iphone-cuts?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--d-xJHQWZ0npQwbkCxjAkVBd4sPgx-DqmFdZcrp4YPCjIm-kIwtKzqv1lRagieiz5Rh_SEaUNWeDyAsPBU9fSu8yhrHQ&_hsmi=67886254

 

Microsoft details principles that guide its facial recognition work

President Brad Smith also reiterated support for legislation.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/microsoft-principles-guide-facial-recognition-tech/?yptr=yahoo

 

The Apple Watch’s new ECG app is already saving lives

https://bgr.com/2018/12/08/apple-watch-ecg-app-atrial-fibrillation-saving-lives/

 

With Spintronics, Intel Sees Efficiency, Density Scaling Far Beyond CMOS

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/281684-intel-meso-device-offers-efficiency-density-scaling-far-beyond-cmos?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Windows Registry Demystified: What You Can Do With It

https://www.howtogeek.com/370022/windows-registry-demystified-what-you-can-do-with-it/

 

Japan's Cyber Security Minister Doesn't Use Computers

Yoshitaka Sakurada is the minister in charge of cyber security for Japan, but he admits never having used a computer and doesn't know what a USB drive is. He is tasked with thwarting cyber attacks ahead of the Olympics in 2020.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364966/japans-cyber-security-minister-doesnt-use-computers?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How AI is spreading everywhere with the rise of smart machines

Artificial intelligence is shifting from connected to embedded, benefitting almost all major industries.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-ai-is-spreading-everywhere-with-the-rise-of-smart-machines/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Turn off preview on your iPhone so people won't see your messages

https://www.komando.com/tips/514188/turn-off-preview-on-your-iphone-so-people-wont-see-your-messages

 

How to check the status of all your Windows 10 devices using a Microsoft account

You can now use your Microsoft account to check all your Windows 10 devices information, including health, performance, security, storage, hardware, and more. Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-status-windows-10-devices-microsoft-account/

 

How to Drag and Drop on the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/drag-and-drop-on-ipad-4142366

 

8 Samsung Gear Watch Faces to Transform Your Watch

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/samsung-gear-watch-faces/

 

How to Easily Put Your Mac’s Display to Sleep

https://www.maketecheasier.com/put-macs-display-to-sleep/

 

Google Fi Replaces Project Fi, Adds Support for iPhone

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/193385/google-fi-replaces-project-fi-adds-support-for-iphone?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--d-xJHQWZ0npQwbkCxjAkVBd4sPgx-DqmFdZcrp4YPCjIm-kIwtKzqv1lRagieiz5Rh_SEaUNWeDyAsPBU9fSu8yhrHQ&_hsmi=67886254

 

Apple releases its first Beddit sleep monitoring device

Cupertino acquired the company in 2017.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/08/apple-beddit-sleep-tracker/?yptr=yahoo

 

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QdPW8JrYzQ

 

Report: Microsoft Will Scrap Edge for Chromium-Based Browser

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/281715-report-microsoft-to-scrap-edge-for-chromium-based-browser?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

How to Set Up and Test Microphones in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/370220/how-to-set-up-and-test-microphones-in-windows-10/

 

Sony Wants a Second Screen to Expand VR Experiences

A patent filed by Sony earlier this year details allowing observers using a handheld device to look around a virtual environment someone else is experiencing through a headset. It opens the way for interactive VR streaming and new gameplay ideas.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364943/sony-wants-a-second-screen-to-expand-vr-experiences?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to disable simultaneous multithreading on Lenovo ThinkPads

Major side-channel exploits demonstrated the feasibility of programs extracting data from a program in an adjacent thread in the same core. Here's how and why to protect your ThinkPad.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-disable-simultaneous-multithreading-on-lenovo-thinkpads/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to download YouTube videos to your Android device

https://www.komando.com/tips/514221/download-youtube-videos-to-your-android-device

 

How to set up Windows Hello fingerprint on Windows 10

You can use Windows Hello to sign-in faster and securely using just a fingerprint, and in this guide, you'll the steps to set up the feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-windows-hello-fingerprint-windows-10/

 

How the iPad Can Help You Out in the Kitchen

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-in-kitchen-4125507

 

How to Increase Dedicated Video RAM in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/video-ram-windows-10/

 

How to Customise Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/customise-touchpad-gestures-windows10/

 

Plane passenger racked up £231 phone bill after failing to put phone on flight mode

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/one-aeroplane-passenger-racked-231-phone-bill-failed-put-phone-flight-mode-121410477.html

 

How to Create a Custom Power Plan in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/43655-create-custom-power-plan-windows-10-a.html

 

Fluoride discovery could lead to much longer-lasting EV batteries

Cells using the material would have a much lower environmental impact.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/fluoride-battery-breakthrough-evs/?yptr=yahoo

 

Black Hat 2013 - Exploiting Network Surveillance Cameras Like a Hollywood Hacker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8DjTcANBx0

 

Industrial Plants Are Producing Man-Made Snow in Nebraska

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/281732-industrial-plants-are-producing-man-made-snow-in-nebraska?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

How to Remove Cards and Passes from the Wallet App on iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/370261/how-to-remove-cards-and-passes-from-the-wallet-app-on-iphone/

 

Microsoft Is Adding a New 'Light Mode' to Windows 10

The revamped 'light theme' for Windows 10 is first arriving through the preview build 18282, which released today. The new option swaps out the black borders on the desktop view for more white and bright grey colors.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364963/microsoft-is-adding-a-new-light-mode-to-windows-10?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

5 online resources every military veteran should know

There's no shortage of veterans resources on the web--some good, some not so good. Here are five sites you can count on to help with everything from job training to healthcare to emergency aid.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-online-resources-every-military-veteran-should-know-about/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

3 ways to protect your privacy while you're on vacation

https://www.komando.com/tips/467478/3-ways-to-protect-your-privacy-while-you-are-on-vacation

 

The Best Android Phones Under $300

https://www.reviewgeek.com/8263/the-best-android-phones-under-300/

 

How to test your network with PerfSONAR

Set up a single-node configuration to measure your network performance.

https://opensource.com/article/18/11/how-test-your-network-perfsonar?sc_cid=701f2000000RRChAAO

 

How to Schedule a Scan in Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/99576-schedule-scan-windows-defender-antivirus-windows-10-a.html

 

FCC believes mobile carriers may have lied about coverage

The commission is investigating before awarding subsidies for rural expansion.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/07/fcc-investigating-mobile-carriers-lying-about-coverage-maps/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple Watch adds irregular heart-rate feature

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-watch-adds-irregular-heart-110145529.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

iPhone XR review: The ‘cheapest’ iPhone is nearly as special as the Xs

The iPhone XR makes its cuts in all the right places but you can still do better if you drop iOS

https://www.alphr.com/apple/1010118/apple-iphone-xr-review

 

Free hacking tools are targeting you

https://www.komando.com/tips/497313/5-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-hackers

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Amazon warehouse robot accident leaves 24 hospitalised

Warehouse robot punctures bear repellent resulting in the hospitalisation of 24 employees

https://www.alphr.com/business/1010312/amazon-warehouse-robot-accident-leaves-24-hospitalised

 

How to Boot into UEFI Directly from Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/boot-uefi-from-windows10/

 

Kiss your cable bill goodbye: The best TV antennas for cord cutters

Ready to cut the cord? You’ll need a quality antenna to pick up digital broadcasts. Here are our recommendations.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3322842/consumer-electronics/the-best-tv-antennas-for-cord-cutters.html

 

Acer Chromebook Spin 13 Review

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/chrome-os/chromebook/192884/acer-chromebook-spin-13-review?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_8r7sOdXupTcPctc0WsBsim4y0SwTceKoC6FDXvG68_PjTD3Mt4Kkyr4KHdlF6eqKeUp8QtpczBNYiIt80s9DIK4Norw&_hsmi=67801803

 

MICROSOFT REDESIGNS OFFICE ICONS TO EMPHASIZE THE NEW DEVELOPMENT DIRECTION

Microsoft brings a modern look and feel to its Office apps icons.

https://pureinfotech.com/office-apps-new-icons-2018/

 

Use BitLocker to Bypass Potential Self-Encrypting Drive Vulnerabilities

Headlines to the contrary, it's BitLocker to the rescue to protect yourself from some vulnerabilities discovered in drives providing hardware-based encryption.

https://askleo.com/use-bitlocker-to-bypass-potential-self-encrypting-drive-vulnerabilities/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JNdXSw7QtpdfbL

 

Intel Core i9 vs. Core i7 vs. Core i5: Which CPU Should You Buy?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/intel-core-i9-vs-i7-vs-i5-cpu/

 

Slightly Smaller, Just as Powerful: Raspberry Pi Launches Pi 3 Model A+

https://makezine.com/2018/11/15/slightly-smaller-raspberry-pi-launches-pi-3-model-a/

 

Windows 10 October Update Woes Continue

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10458/windows-10-october-update-woes-continue

 

What is WiGig, and How Is It Different From Wi-Fi 6?

https://www.howtogeek.com/371328/what-is-wigig-and-how-is-it-different-from-wi-fi-6/

 

Here’s What to Expect From the Samsung Galaxy S10

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/281580-heres-what-to-expect-from-the-samsung-galaxy-s10?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Vision Direct hack reveals customer credit card details

STOLEN PAYMENT CARD DATA INCLUDED CVV SECURITY CODES.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/vision-direct-hack-reveals-customer-credit-card-details/

 

I Just Got an iPad ... What's Next?

https://www.lifewire.com/got-an-ipad-whats-next-1999828

 

Watch out for bogus warnings to downgrade Windows 10

Windows 10 users running genuine copies of the Pro edition are being told to swap to Windows 10 Home after what appears to be an issue with Microsoft's activation servers.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/watch-out-for-bogus-warnings-to-downgrade-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 best TVs to buy this Christmas and holiday season

https://www.komando.com/tips/499596/5-best-tvs-to-buy-this-christmas-and-holiday-season

 

macOS vs. Windows: Which OS Really Is the Best?

When it comes to performance, security, specific tasks, and more, which of the two leading desktop operating systems reigns supreme? We break it down feature by feature.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364860/macos-vs-windows-which-os-really-is-the-best?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Ubuntu Software Center Not Working? Here Are the Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ubuntu-software-center-not-working-fixes/

 

Currant WiFi Smart Outlet review: This is a nearly perfect smart plug

In a category becoming decidedly dull, Currant finds a way to innovate.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3322506/lighting/currant-wifi-smart-outlet-review.html

 

WINDOWS 10 MAY SOON INTRODUCE NEW ICONS FOR BUILT-IN APPS

Microsoft is working to brings new icons for Windows 10 apps, and here's a glimpse of how those designs may look like.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-new-icons-apps/

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 Review

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/microsoft-surface/193033/microsoft-surface-laptop-2-review?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_8r7sOdXupTcPctc0WsBsim4y0SwTceKoC6FDXvG68_PjTD3Mt4Kkyr4KHdlF6eqKeUp8QtpczBNYiIt80s9DIK4Norw&_hsmi=67801803

 

TEH 051: Paper Spam: Coming to a Printer Near You?

https://tehpodcast.com/teh-051-paper-spam/

 

The 7 Best Flip Phones for Ending Distractions

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-flip-phone/

 

3D Printed Etching Press

https://makezine.com/projects/3d-printed-etching-press/

 

Web Users Warned Over Browser Green Padlock Trickery

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10459/web-users-warned-over-browser-green-padlock-trickery

 

How 5G Could Transform Your Home Internet Connection

https://www.howtogeek.com/366259/how-5g-could-transform-your-home-internet-connection/

 

Google Rumored to Shut Down Hangouts in 2020

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/281547-google-rumored-to-shut-down-hangouts-in-2020?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=19

 

Multi-factor failure locks out Microsoft Office 365 and Azure users

IT'S SUPPOSED TO KEEP CRIMINALS OUT OF YOUR ACCOUNT, NOT YOU.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/multi-factor-failure-locks-out-microsoft-office-365-and-azure-users/

 

The 11 Best iPad Drawing Apps of 2018

Create something beautiful with these apps

https://www.lifewire.com/best-ipad-drawing-apps-4177102

 

Faster downloads and low latency from 5G will save hours of download time compared to 4G

Streaming music and videos, online gaming and surfing social media will be faster with the introduction of 5G.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/faster-downloads-and-low-latency-from-5g-will-save-hours-of-download-time-compared-to-4g/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

One app everyone should have on their phone or tablet

https://www.komando.com/apps/423560/one-app-everyone-should-have-on-their-phone-or-tablet

 

Facebook Tries to Mop Up Mess Over Its Shady PR Tactics

Facebook is facing a firestorm over a New York Times report that claims the company has been willing to spread misinformation when it comes to defending itself from critics.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364977/facebook-tries-to-mop-up-mess-over-its-shady-pr-tactics?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Mouse Not Working in macOS? Use these Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mouse-cursor-stops-working-os-x/

 

There's no such thing as an HD antenna, and other antenna myths busted

Antenna makers plaster their products with all sorts of claims, but how many are true?

https://www.techhive.com/article/3315108/tv-antenna/antenna-myths-busted.html

 

Microsoft Launcher Gets To-Do and Sticky Notes Integration

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/192684/microsoft-launcher-gets-to-do-and-sticky-notes-integration?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_8r7sOdXupTcPctc0WsBsim4y0SwTceKoC6FDXvG68_PjTD3Mt4Kkyr4KHdlF6eqKeUp8QtpczBNYiIt80s9DIK4Norw&_hsmi=67801803

 

How to check Windows 10 PC’s hard drive space from a Microsoft account

Your Microsoft account now includes detailed information about hard drive usage of all your Windows 10 PCs, and here's how to use the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-hard-drive-space-windows-10-microsoft-account/

 

How Do I Figure Out My Windows Edition?

The "edition" of Windows you're running -- Home, Pro, or others -- defines some of the features made available. It's not difficult to find out which edition you have.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-figure-out-my-windows-edition/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JNdXSw7QtpdfbL

 

8 Plex Alternatives for Your Music Collection

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/plex-alternatives-music-collection/

 

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

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

 

[Fix] Firefox is Already Running But is Not Responding Error Message

https://www.askvg.com/fix-firefox-is-already-running-but-is-not-responding-error-message/

 

What Is WPA3, and When Will I Get It On My Wi-Fi?

https://www.howtogeek.com/339765/what-is-wpa3-and-when-will-i-get-it-on-my-wi-fi/

 

How to Turn On or Off Fast Startup in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4189-turn-off-fast-startup-windows-10-a.html

 

Popular Dark Web hosting provider got hacked, 6,500 sites down

Hosting provider is still looking for the hacker's point of entry.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/popular-dark-web-hosting-provider-got-hacked-6500-sites-down/

 

The 9 Best Ways to Use the iPad Camera

Use Your iPad camera for more than photos

https://www.lifewire.com/best-ways-to-use-ipad-camera-4176324

 

75% of Americans agree notifications kill focus in the workplace, most blame social media

Digital notifications aren't as helpful as they intend to be, leading to more procrastination from users.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/75-of-americans-agree-notifications-kill-focus-in-the-workplace-most-blame-social-media/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

4 Android tips for getting a better connection

https://www.komando.com/tips/511311/4-android-tips-for-getting-a-better-connection

 

Insecure Server Puts Two-Factor, Password Data of Millions at Risk

Security researcher Sébastien Kaul found that the Voxox server, with some 26 million text messages, was wide open—no password required—and easily searchable, TechCrunch reports.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364993/insecure-server-puts-two-factor-password-data-of-millions-a?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to Convert HEIC to JPG on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/convert-heic-jpg-windows10/

 

Rachio Wireless Flow Meter review: A watchful eye for irrigation leaks

This pricey upgrade to the Rachio 3 smart sprinkler controller extends your system’s capabilities, but only a little.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3322848/sensors/rachio-wireless-flow-meter-review.html

 

Windows 10 Version 1809 Breaks Windows Media Player

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/193133/windows-10-version-1809-breaks-windows-media-player?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--la7XnfiI9nNtBuvGmPRgnXKsZCPMA7zjRVzddY-rgu2_9K1nKspW4G01zcEXE66acQyaleDFsyqRKKQR7x_c6V81piQ&_hsmi=67842470

 

What’s Intel ‘modern’ drivers for Windows 10

Intel releases new modern drivers to replace the now old "Intel Graphics" drivers which are meant to comply with the new Windows 10 requirements.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-intel-modern-drivers-windows-10/

 

Do All These Software Updates Take Up More and More Disk Space?

Staying up to date is an important part of staying safe. Sometimes that means disk space is slowly used for more and more updates -- and sometimes not.

https://askleo.com/do-all-these-software-updates-take-up-more-and-more-disk-space/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JNdXSw7QtpdfbL

 

Low Storage on Windows 10? 5 Tips to Help Reclaim Your Disk Space

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/low-storage-windows-10/

 

Track & Connect to Smartphones with a Beacon Swarm [Tutorial]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o95Or-Z_Ybk

 

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/14/technology/facebook-data-russia-election-racism.html

 

What’s the Difference Between 2.4 and 5-Ghz Wi-Fi (and Which Should I Use)?

If you’re looking at replacing your old router—maybe even upgrading from your ISP’s combined modem/router unit—you may come across terms like “dual band,” which refers to a router that uses both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi. Curious about what these numbers mean? Well, wonder no more.

https://www.howtogeek.com/222249/whats-the-difference-between-2.4-ghz-and-5-ghz-wi-fi-and-which-should-you-use/

 

How to Use Malicious Software Removal Tool in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6027-malicious-software-removal-tool-windows.html

 

Hackers use Drupalgeddon 2 and Dirty COW exploits to take over web servers

Hacks could be easily avoided if people would patch their Drupal CMSs and Linux web servers.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-use-drupalgeddon-2-and-dirty-cow-exploits-to-take-over-web-servers/

 

How to Turn off Siri

Just because Siri exists doesn't mean you have to use her

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-turn-off-siri-4173769

 

Apple moves to take a bite out of Google's hold on education

TechRepublic and ZDNet editors discuss whether the new $299 iPad can take on Google Chromebook's hold on school districts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-moves-to-take-a-bite-out-of-googles-hold-on-education/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Massive data leak exposes millions of U.S. citizens' and companies' records

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/514571/massive-data-leak-exposes-millions-of-u-s-citizens-and-companies-records

 

The Best Laptops of 2018

Shopping for a notebook is more than just poring over spec lists. Whether you want a simple budget PC, a productivity workhorse, or a screaming machine for gaming, our guide has the advice you need to find the best laptop to fit your needs.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2369981,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

What Is Screen Tearing and How to Get Rid of It on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-rid-screen-tearing-linux/

 

20% of MageCart-compromised merchants get reinfected within days

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/20-magecart-compromised-merchants-reinfected/#new_tab

 

The Most Common Online Errors (and How to Fix Them)

https://www.howtogeek.com/369598/the-most-common-online-errors-and-how-to-fix-them/

 

Google kills off Hangouts and Allo in a cull to its messaging apps

The Red Wedding of Google chat apps

https://www.alphr.com/google/1010314/google-kills-off-hangouts-and-allo-in-a-cull-to-its-messaging-apps

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5G smartphones: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers plans from leading smartphone vendors as the industry begins wide deployment of 5G mobile networks and devices that leverage them.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5g-smartphones-a-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Create 'Memories' Photo Slideshows on the iPhone and iPad

Your iPhone and iPad can create slideshows of your favorite memories

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-photo-memories-on-the-ipad-4089908

 

How to disable Timeline on Microsoft Launcher for Android

If you don't want to see your timeline activities on your Android phone, use these steps to disable the feature on Microsoft Launcher.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-timeline-microsoft-launcher-android/

 

New PC? 15 Must-Have Windows Applications You Should Install First

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/getting-a-new-pc-12-must-have-applications-to-install-first/

 

Target and other high profile Twitter accounts exploited for cryptocurrency scams

PROMOTED TWEETS CONTINUE TO PUSH USERS IN THE DIRECTION OF FRAUDSTERS.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/target-twitter-cryptocurrency-scam/

 

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Incognito Mode for Browsing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/reasons-for-browsers-incognito-mode/

 

Windows 10 October Update Breaks iCloud, F5 VPN

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10452/windows-10-october-update-breaks-icloud-f5-vpn

 

Bad News for iPhone Sales Just Keeps Piling On

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/192640/bad-news-for-iphone-sales-just-keeps-piling-on?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_MIaRfsuxDI9y9PM9CiOeV9l8fvwdBaWGt7ashhT4Kumfp6Jv3wRt4dsoGtNyasRoc0iI27CMY_J3u50Bpwnas70yKzQ&_hsmi=67696821

 

How to Add or Remove Rotate Left and Rotate Right Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/122613-add-remove-rotate-left-rotate-right-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

California IoT Law & UK Code of Practice

https://blog.avast.com/iot-laws-to-protect-your-security

 

The Best Keyboards of 2018

Hold up your fingers: Want all 10 to be happy? Whether you're working or playing, the right keyboard is the most important part of your desk set. Here's how to buy the right one, along with our top picks based on our latest deep-dive reviews.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2380376,00.asp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Windows 10’s Next Update Will Make Your PC Faster, Thanks to Better Spectre Fixes

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10s-next-update-will-make-your-pc-faster-thanks-to-better-spectre-fixes/

 

10 tricks you didn't know your Android phone could do

https://www.komando.com/tips/506805/10-tricks-you-didnt-know-your-android-phone-could-do

 

Facebook’s internal documents show its ruthlessness

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/bde70370-5940-3bdf-a550-88396fb6d57f/facebook%E2%80%99s-internal-documents.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Microsoft aims to improve communications about Windows testing and updates

Microsoft is planning changes that will help to maintain OS quality between major updates and in the long term.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-aims-to-improve-communications-about-windows-testing-and-updates/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What to Do With a New iPad

Have a New iPad? What to Do First

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-new-ipad-1994391

 

How to set up Windows Hello to sign in to a Microsoft account

You can use Windows Hello to sign in to your Microsoft account without the need of a password, and here's how to set it up.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-windows-hello-signin-microsoft-account/

 

How to Find a Book Without Knowing the Title or Author

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-find-a-book-without-knowing-the-title-or-author/

 

Apple says nothing as Apple ID accounts mysteriously locked down

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/apple-says-nothing-as-apple-id-accounts-mysteriously-locked-down-20568.html#new_tab

 

How to Disable Video Auto Play in Microsoft Edge

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-video-autoplay-edge/

 

iPhone App Prices Spark Supreme Court Battle

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10457/iphone-app-prices-spark-supreme-court-battle

 

“Hey Siri, OK Google”

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/192685/hey-siri-ok-google?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8u9gYO3PnqJ7qYtTM3hMYoEGPp78yF6ExVe8OeFHyojaL1gx1_n5dDig8lXtutWcxznvKeqLgTSgrmFuW2700qhWTr1w&_hsmi=67751085

 

‘The device was reset. To continue sign in with a Google account’ – What To Do

https://www.techjunkie.com/the-device-was-reset-to-continue-sign-in-with-a-google-account/

 

Could smart speakers undo your smart home?

https://blog.avast.com/could-smart-speakers-undo-your-smart-home-avast

 

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2018)

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364121/amazon-fire-hd-8-2018?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Free Download: Winamp 5.8 Beta Is Official, Now Llama-Friendly (remember: beta is a test version, not a final release.  If you download it, do a System-Restore point before you install it.  If things work OK, you can forget about the Restore point (your insurance policy))

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/free-download-winamp-58-beta-is-official-now-llama-friendly/

 

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

 

It's possible to get a MacBook for less than $350 thanks to Walmart

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/possible-macbook-less-350-thanks-165959296.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

69% of ATMs can be hacked to spit cash in minutes

ATM vulnerabilities highlight the importance of securing machines against network attacks, according to a Positive Technologies report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/69-of-atms-can-be-hacked-to-spit-cash-in-minutes/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The First 10 Things You Should Do With Your iPad

How to Get Started With Your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/first-10-things-to-do-ipad-1994406

 

Windows 10 update KB4469342 (build 17763.167) releases

In the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1809, Microsoft fixes mapped network drive problem, issue setting apps as default, brightness, and a lot more — Here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4469342-windows-10-build-17763-167/

 

5 Free PDF Editor Websites to Create, Fill, Annotate or Alter PDF Files

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-pdf-editor-websites-create-fill-annotate-alter-pdf-files/

 

FIDO2: The Passwordless web is coming, says OneSpan

https://www.grahamcluley.com/feed-sponsor-onespan-6/

 

4 of the Best WhatsApp, Email and SMS Scheduling Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-text-scheduling-apps-android/

 

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

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

 

2018 Black Friday Trends And Deals – What The Tech Ep. 419 (Podcast)

https://www.thurrott.com/podcasts/what-the-tech/192671/2018-black-friday-trends-and-deals-what-the-tech-ep-419?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8u9gYO3PnqJ7qYtTM3hMYoEGPp78yF6ExVe8OeFHyojaL1gx1_n5dDig8lXtutWcxznvKeqLgTSgrmFuW2700qhWTr1w&_hsmi=67751085

 

How to Add or Remove Google Drive in Navigation Pane of File Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48991-add-remove-google-drive-navigation-pane-windows-10-a.html

 

Raspberry Pi Surveillance Monitor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N3a0sO9Kn4

 

California Law Bans Bots From Pretending to Be Human

Effective July 1, it will be illegal for bots interacting with California consumers to pretend they're human if they're trying to sell goods, services, or to 'influence a vote in an election.'

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364132/california-law-bans-bots-from-pretending-to-be-human?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

Use This Extension to Get Chrome’s New PiP Feature on Any Site

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/use-this-extension-to-get-chromes-new-pip-feature-on-any-site/

 

10 great gifts for any Android user

https://www.komando.com/tips/506529/10-great-gifts-for-any-android-user

 

Silicon Valley’s racism problem is bigger than Facebook

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/silicon-valleys-racism-problem-bigger-facebook-160224034.html

 

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+: A closer look at the new $25 board

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/raspberry-pi-3-model-a-a-closer-look-at-the-new-25-board/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Set Up iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-up-ipad-1999827

 

WINDOWS 10 UPDATE KB4467682 (BUILD 17134.441) RELEASES

Microsoft pushes a new updates for Windows 10 addressing problems setting apps as default, and a slew of other issues — Here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4467682-windows-10-build-17134-441/

 

How to Use an Android Phone as a Webcam for Your Computer

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-smartphone-webcam-computer/

 

Compulsion Loops and Dopamine Hits: How Games Are Designed to Be Addictive

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-games-are-designed-addictive/

 

How to remove malware from your Mac?

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

 

Your Instagram Profile Will Soon Get More Cluttered

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/social/192728/your-instagram-profile-will-soon-get-more-cluttered?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8u9gYO3PnqJ7qYtTM3hMYoEGPp78yF6ExVe8OeFHyojaL1gx1_n5dDig8lXtutWcxznvKeqLgTSgrmFuW2700qhWTr1w&_hsmi=67751085

 

Why Does Snapchat Zoom in When I Take a Video

https://www.techjunkie.com/why-snapchat-zoom-video/

 

Intro to Raspberry Pi GPIO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igvDgUnh8vg

 

Facebook Will Soon Let You Appeal Its Decisions on Harassment

Say you report a photo, video, or post for bullying or harassment but Facebook conducts a review and decides to leave that content up. In the near future, you'll be able to ask the social network to take a second look.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364157/facebook-will-soon-let-you-appeal-its-decisions-on-harassmen?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=17

 

How to Reuse or Import Slides from Another PowerPoint Presentation

https://www.howtogeek.com/370266/how-to-reuse-or-import-slides-from-another-powerpoint-presentation/

 

Protect your webcam and microphone

https://www.komando.com/downloads/428193/protect-your-webcam-and-microphone

 

Outgoing Facebook exec: Zuckerberg is 'more of an idealist than the real world permits'

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/outgoing-facebook-exec-zuckerberg-idealist-real-world-permits-215318926.html

 

How to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+

A step-by-step guide to getting started with your new $25 board.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-set-up-your-raspberry-pi-3-model-a/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Redmondfreude – Windows Weekly 596

https://www.thurrott.com/podcasts/windows-weekly/192762/redmondfreude-windows-weekly-596?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8u9gYO3PnqJ7qYtTM3hMYoEGPp78yF6ExVe8OeFHyojaL1gx1_n5dDig8lXtutWcxznvKeqLgTSgrmFuW2700qhWTr1w&_hsmi=67751085

 

Microsoft rumor points to a Chromium replacement for Edge

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/c290240f-974e-3b8b-949f-9846c99b709b/microsoft-rumor-points-to-a.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

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How to Travel With an iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-travel-with-an-ipad-4064040

 

How To Make Your Computer’s Microphone Sound Better

https://www.howtogeek.com/367316/how-to-make-your-microphone-sound-better/

 

Skype Calling is Now Available on Alexa

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/192493/skype-calling-is-now-available-on-alexa?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8BwNEqCU7KhzT70KWX5rf_eEBH54mdrJ3KN-fUXXWjr7t69ooD_-AQPBEo-mJ-3sG_5cEZp_1Jl5Tv_u7hxPJYJ9n-Tw&_hsmi=67654422

 

It Looks Like Apple’s Touch ID Could Make a Comeback

https://www.yahoo.com/news/looks-apple-touch-id-could-132803866.html

 

eBay Launches 'Better Than Black Friday' Sale

The site just launched a new promotion matching or undercutting competitors advertised Black Friday prices on gaming gear, Apple AirPods, smart home devices, and more. The company plans to release its 'Better than Black Friday' deals every day at 5 a.m. PT until Nov. 18.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364908/ebay-launches-better-than-black-friday-sale?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

Microsoft moves printer drivers to Windows Update

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/07/microsoft-moves-printer-drivers-to-windows-update/

 

Best smart speakers to buy this Christmas and holiday season

https://www.komando.com/tips/499602/best-smart-speakers-to-buy-this-christmas-and-holiday-season

 

How Do I Stop Websites from Pestering Me About Notifications?

Responding to notification permissions is annoying. In some browsers, we can turn that off completely.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-stop-websites-from-pestering-me-about-notifications/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IxPa4rh7hpdfbL

 

How to Manage Your iTunes Subscriptions from Your iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/manage-itunes-subscriptions-iphone/

 

Microsoft is reportedly replacing Edge with a Chromium-based browser

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/04/microsoft-is-reportedly-replacing-edge-with-a-chromium-based-browser/?yptr=yahoo

 

Best Cyber Monday 2018 smart-home deals still available: Nest thermostat for $139, Echo Dot for $30, Philips Hue and more

Here are the best smart-home bargains you can still get from Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Fry's, Target and more, updating frequently.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/best-cyber-monday-2018-smart-home-deals-still-available-nest-thermostat-for-139-ring-philips-hue-and-more/?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=4

 

8 Ways a Raspberry Pi Can Help You Learn Online Security Skills

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-learn-online-security/

 

Google’s best-selling mesh Wi-Fi system is on Amazon at its lowest price ever

https://bgr.com/2018/12/04/google-wifi-system-amazon-christmas-sale/

 

How To Use the Amazon Echo as a Night Light

https://www.techjunkie.com/amazon-echo-night-light/

 

How to Order an Unlocked iPhone XR

https://www.reviewgeek.com/8800/how-to-order-an-unlocked-iphone-xr/

 

Add a gigabit Ethernet port to any room instantly for just $50

Hiring a contractor to add ethernet drops to an existing building can be expensive, and leaving cords on the ground can be unsafe. Here's an alternative.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/add-a-gigabit-ethernet-port-to-any-room-instantly-for-just-50/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Basic iPad Lessons to Teach You the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-help-10-lesson-for-beginners-1994410

 

Ubuntu 18.10 Is Out With a New Theme and Snappier Desktop Performance

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/ubuntu-18.10-is-out-with-a-new-theme-and-snappier-desktop-performance/

 

OneDrive Gets Integrated Into Skype

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/microsoft-consumer-services/skype/192502/onedrive-gets-integrated-into-skype?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8BwNEqCU7KhzT70KWX5rf_eEBH54mdrJ3KN-fUXXWjr7t69ooD_-AQPBEo-mJ-3sG_5cEZp_1Jl5Tv_u7hxPJYJ9n-Tw&_hsmi=67654422

 

Apple Aims for iPhone Sales Boost in New Marketing Strategy

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/apple-aims-iphone-sales-boost-160041829.html

 

Which MacBook Should You Buy?

Apple's MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air share similarly impressive, iconic designs, but which one delivers the right balance of power and value for what you do? Here's how they rank in our testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/361087/which-macbook-should-you-buy?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=12

 

Check the state of Spectre and Meltdown mitigations on Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/02/check-the-state-of-spectre-mitigations-on-windows/

 

Clean up your Facebook past with this free tool

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

 

How Do I Fix Jagged Fonts in Windows 10?

A simple setting I'd assume to be on by default, wasn't. As a result, the text on my screen looked ... ugly.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-fix-jagged-fonts-in-windows-10/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IxPa4rh7hpdfbL

 

How to Disable Notifications on Your Phone’s Lock Screen

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-notifications-lock-screen/

 

Marriott’s breach response is so bad, security experts are filling in the gaps — at their own expense

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/03/marriott-data-breach-response-risk-phishing/?yptr=yahoo

 

Review & Teardown - £78 "Z83" Windows 10 Mini PC from Banggood.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4nYlLkX0YE

 

You Can Now Use Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS on Mobile

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/cloudflare-1111-dns-mobile/

 

Amazon is blowing out iPads again for $289

https://bgr.com/2018/12/04/apple-ipad-sale-back-in-stock-amazon/

 

How to Mirror Your iPhone Using Chromecast

https://www.techjunkie.com/mirror-iphone-chromecast/

 

PSA: Don’t Buy a Pixel 3 from Best Buy Unless You’re on Verizon [Update: Verizon’s Statement]

https://www.reviewgeek.com/8792/psa-dont-buy-a-pixel-3-from-best-buy-unless-youre-on-verizon/

 

Android on Raspberry Pi: How to run Google's popular OS

If you fancy running Android on the $35 single-board computer, here are some of the better options.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-on-raspberry-pi-how-to-run-googles-popular-os/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Setting or Changing Your iPad Passcode and Fingerprint

https://www.lifewire.com/change-ipad-passcode-2740802

 

How to Use New Gmail Add-Ons (Like Dropbox)

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-use-new-gmail-add-ons-like-dropbox/

 

Instagram Finally Puts the Hammer Down on Fake Likes and Followers

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/social/192505/instagram-finally-puts-the-hammer-down-on-fake-likes-and-followers?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8BwNEqCU7KhzT70KWX5rf_eEBH54mdrJ3KN-fUXXWjr7t69ooD_-AQPBEo-mJ-3sG_5cEZp_1Jl5Tv_u7hxPJYJ9n-Tw&_hsmi=67654422

 

Apple's most popular apps of 2018

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apples-most-popular-apps-2018-100818509.html

 

Google's Project Fi to Offer a Free VPN for Your Phone

The new feature will arrive later this week for Project Fi-compatible phones running Android Pie. The company is saying the VPN service won't tie your internet traffic with your Google account or phone, but it will increase your data use by about 10 percent.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364941/googles-project-fi-to-offer-a-free-vpn-for-your-phone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=12

 

A look at NetSpot WiFi Analyzer for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/15/a-look-at-netspot-wifi-analyzer-for-android/

 

5 ways to uncover incredible Amazon deals

https://www.komando.com/columns/511200/5-ways-to-uncover-incredible-amazon-deals

 

Can I Reassign My Drive Letters?

Drive letters, like C:, D: and so on are assigned by Windows to reference your hard disks. They are not cast in stone: drive letters can be changed.

https://askleo.com/can-i-reassign-my-drive-letters/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IxPa4rh7hpdfbL

 

How to Change Windows 10 Login Screen Image

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-windows-10-login-screen-image/

 

Why Oath keeps Tumblring (a subsidiary of Verizon owning Yahoo and AOL along with others)

Oath, Tencent Music, a huge blow to NYC, and more

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/04/why-oath-keeps-tumblring/?yptr=yahoo

 

The 8-CORE Raspberry Pi Killer: ODROID XU4Q with CloudShell2 Case - Assembly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX3AMp0W3cA

 

15 CMD Commands Every Windows User Should Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/15-cmd-commands-every-windows-user-know/

 

SanDisk 128GB microSD cards are somehow only $18 today, and they’re going to sell out

https://bgr.com/2018/12/03/sandisk-128gb-microsd-card-sale-new-low-price-18/

 

How to Watch Amazon Prime Video With Chromecast

https://www.techjunkie.com/amazon-prime-chromecast/

 

The New Chromecast Doesn’t Support 4K (But Here’s What Does)

https://www.reviewgeek.com/8736/the-new-chromecast-doesnt-support-4k-but-heres-what-does/

 

Faster downloads and low latency from 5G will save hours of download time compared to 4G

Streaming music and videos, online gaming and surfing social media will be faster with the introduction of 5G.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/faster-downloads-and-low-latency-from-5g-will-save-hours-of-download-time-compared-to-4g/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Setting Up an iPad Without a Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/setup-ipad-without-computer-2740803

 

Use This Extension to Get Chrome’s New PiP Feature on Any Site

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/use-this-extension-to-get-chromes-new-pip-feature-on-any-site/

 

Multi-Room Audio Comes to Chromecast Video, Google Home, and Smart Display Devices

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/192516/multi-room-audio-comes-to-chromecast-video-google-home-and-smart-display-devices?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8BwNEqCU7KhzT70KWX5rf_eEBH54mdrJ3KN-fUXXWjr7t69ooD_-AQPBEo-mJ-3sG_5cEZp_1Jl5Tv_u7hxPJYJ9n-Tw&_hsmi=67654422

 

Microsoft Re-Releasing Windows 10 October Update for All

Microsoft paused the rollout in early October after 'a very small number of users' lost files after installing it. The software giant now says it has fixed the issue, but will take its time to roll out the new version to ensure users don't experience any known problems.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364270/microsoft-pauses-buggy-windows-10-update-thats-deleting-fil?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=12

 

Google launches advanced online image converter Squoosh

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/11/13/google-launches-advanced-online-image-converter-squoosh/

 

Galaxy X: Specs, price, rumored March release date for Samsung's foldable phone

We answer your burning questions here.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/galaxy-x-specs-price-rumored-unveiled-march-release-date-samsung-foldable-phone-galaxy-f-s10/?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=4

 

Oath to pay $5 million settlement over children's online privacy (owned by Verizon having control of Yahoo and AOL)

It placed targeted ads on websites aimed at kids.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/04/oath-settlement-over-childrens-privacy/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Back Up Your Data Using Windows File History

https://www.maketecheasier.com/back-up-data-using-windows-file-history/

 

Apple needs a winner besides the iPhone, and it's got three possibilities in the pipeline, HSBC says

  - Apple's iPhone segment, which still accounts for more than 60 percent of Apple's total revenue, is waning.

  - It needs a new high-priced, high margin product if it wants to sustain its impressive rate of growth, HSBC analysts said.

  - HSBC outlined a path for future success, based on segments Apple already has under production: augmented reality glasses, transportation and autonomous driving, and health services.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/04/apples-new-winner-besides-the-iphone-could-be-ar-car-or-health-hsbc.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

The BEST Touchscreen Chromebooks for Winter 2018!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOIAKh3wCW0

 

The 7 Best Desktop Computer Speakers You Can Buy

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-desktop-speakers/

 

Google Maps is about to get its own version of Google Assistant

https://bgr.com/2018/12/03/google-maps-update-google-assistant-for-navigation-was-just-released/

 

The Best Outdoor Speakers – November 2018

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-outdoor-speakers/

 

Buying Photography Gear As A Gift Is A Terrible Idea, Here’s What To Do Instead

https://www.reviewgeek.com/7775/buying-photography-gear-as-a-gift-is-a-terrible-idea-heres-what-to-do-instead/

 

How AI is spreading everywhere with the rise of smart machines

Artificial intelligence is shifting from connected to embedded, benefitting almost all major industries.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-ai-is-spreading-everywhere-with-the-rise-of-smart-machines/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Image Gallery of Apple's Original iPad Tablet

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-ipad-image-gallery-4064090

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Intel’s Comet Lake-S Rumored to Pack 10 Cores, Debut on 14nm

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/281258-intels-comet-lake-s-rumored-to-pack-10-cores-debut-on-14nm?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

21 hidden Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus features

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/samsung-galaxy-s9-s9-plus-hidden-features/

 

Hacker hijacks 50,000 printers to tell people to subscribe to PewDiePie

The somewhat silly prank highlights a much larger problem.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/30/pewdiepie-printer-hack-thehackergiraffe/?yptr=yahoo

 

A New User's Guide to the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-training-101-new-users-1994515

 

7 Useful Features of FileZilla and Why It Is the Best FTP Application

https://www.maketecheasier.com/filezilla-useful-features/

 

How to Add an Alternative Face ID in iOS 12

Want to learn how to add a second person to Face ID? Interested in setting up an alternate appearance for yourself? Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364884/how-to-add-an-alternative-face-id-in-ios-12?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

iPhone Charging Slowly – Here’s What to Do

https://www.techjunkie.com/iphone-charging-slowly/

 

5 Windows 10 Bugs to Avoid in the October 2018 Update

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

 

Best ways to fix a white screen on Mac

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

 

25 Best Android Tips to Make Your Phone More Useful

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/223282-25-best-android-tips-to-make-your-phone-more-useful?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Facebook bug resurrects ghostly messages from the past

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/11/28/facebook-bug-resurrects-ghostly-messages-from-the-past/

 

See who is stealing your internet

https://www.komando.com/downloads/2251/see-who-is-stealing-your-internet

 

What ISO Should I Use With My Camera?

https://www.howtogeek.com/370062/what-iso-should-i-use-with-my-camera/

 

WPD Privacy app for Windows updated

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/10/wpd-privacy-app-for-windows-updated/

 

Microsoft OneDrive updates let users share meeting notes, scan items

Microsoft OneDrive is bringing a slew of new features to its mobile applications in November. Here's what to expect.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-onedrive-updates-let-users-share-meeting-notes-scan-items/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to watch NASA's InSight lander touch down on Mars today

NASA will broadcast its first Mars landing in six years, and you can follow the coverage live right here.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-watch-nasa-insight-lander-touch-down-on-mars-today/

 

Apple and Qualcomm face off in court on April 15th

They're unlikely to settle their patent royalty dispute any time soon.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/01/apple-and-qualcomm-in-court-april-15th/?yptr=yahoo

 

A Guided Tour of the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/guided-tour-of-ipad-1994403

 

How to Make Your MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar Useful

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-macbook-pro-touch-bar-useful/

 

How Does Binge-Watching Affect Your Other Habits?

A recent survey found that 60 percent of adults binge-watch TV shows, and often stream shows at work, cancel social plans, or stay up all night to watch that next episode.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364856/how-does-binge-watching-affect-your-other-habits?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

The Best Noise-Canceling Earbuds – October 2018

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-noise-canceling-earbuds/

 

How to Easily Remove Bloatware From Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/easily-remove-bloatware-windows-10/

 

The ultimate list of Mac keyboard shortcuts

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

 

ROCKPro64 PCIe SATA Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CCQicHwfDI

 

‘Grinch bots’ are ruining holiday shopping. Lawmakers hit back

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/11/28/grinch-bots-are-ruining-holiday-shopping-lawmakers-hit-back/

 

5 security settings to turn on your router before it's too late

https://www.komando.com/columns/497439/5-security-settings-to-secure-your-router

 

Best Free Music Apps for Android and iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/368464/best-free-music-apps-for-android-and-iphone/

 

Windows 10 version 1809: pay attention to Disk Cleanup settings

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/09/windows-10-version-1809-pay-attention-to-disk-cleanup-settings/

 

Consumers are more concerned with cybersecurity and data privacy in 2018

The majority of users would stop interacting with a brand after a breach.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/consumers-are-more-concerned-with-cybersecurity-and-data-privacy-in-2018/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Galaxy Note 9: 16 hidden features on Samsung's best phone

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/galaxy-note-9-hidden-features-samsung-best-phone/

 

Apple reportedly extends Watch return period for heart feature issues

You could have up to 45 days to claim a refund for ECG-related reasons.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/30/apple-watch-returns-heart-health-ecg/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to View Two Pages, Restrict Websites and More iPad Safari Tips

https://www.lifewire.com/safari-tips-on-ipad-4108980

 

5 of the Best Android File Manager Apps for 2018

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-file-manager-apps/

 

Industry Insight: AI's Emerging Role in Disease Prevention

PCMag talks to Dr. Eric Topol of the Scripps Research Translational Institute about how artificial intelligence (AI) is shaping predictive medicine through the use of medical sensor and genomic data.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/364674/industry-insight-ais-emerging-role-in-disease-prevention?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

Phishing Can Leverage Users To Bypass Sandboxes

Using social engineering to bypass traditional security defenses is not new and will certainly continue to grow.

https://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/phishing-can-leverage-users-to-bypass-sandboxes/a/d-id/1327743

 

No Internet Connection? 5 Quick Troubleshooting Tips You Can Try

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/no-internet-connection-troubleshooting-tips/

 

How to clear space on iPhone when your storage is full

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

 

Build Your Own SUPER FAST Thumb Drive!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bT1BSfP-NTc&t=3s

 

With this $25 gadget, Amazon will finally get you to stop scoffing at the idea of a 'smart home'

  - Amazon's smart plug can help you control lights and other appliances with your voice or from your phone.

  - The Amazon smart plug is very easy to set up and doesn't require a hub or complicated configurations.

  - All you need to do is plug it in and open the Alexa app.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/30/amazon-smart-plug-review-and-guide.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

The technology that will shape our future

https://www.komando.com/listen/episode/100001397/the-technology-that-will-shape-our-future

 

Chrome 70 Has Picture-in-Picture Now, Here’s How It Works

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/chrome-70-has-picture-in-picture-now-here%E2%80%99s-how-it-works/

 

Google promises tighter and better privacy controls

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/09/google-promises-tighter-and-better-privacy-controls/

 

Powerful $39 Raspberry Pi clone: Rock Pi 4 promises smooth 4K video, NVMe SSD storage support, USB 3.0

Starting at $39, the Rock Pi 4 will be the cheapest single-board computer based on the powerful Rockchip RK3399 system-on-a-chip.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/powerful-39-raspberry-pi-clone-rock-pi-4-promises-smooth-4k-video-nvme-ssd-storage-support-usb-3-0/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

15 Pixel 3 features you should use right now

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/tips-and-tricks-to-get-the-most-out-of-the-pixel-3/

 

Windows 10 may soon tell you which apps are using your microphone

The latest preview includes an indicator for updates that require a reboot.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/30/windows-10-preview-privacy-microphone-update-reboot/?yptr=yahoo

 

The iPad Quick Start Guide

How to Start Using Your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-quick-start-guide-1994389

 

Things to Do After Installing or Upgrading to Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-after-installing-windows10/

 

Tovala Steam Oven (2nd Gen)

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364872/tovala-steam-oven-2nd-gen?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

Worst Malware and Threat Actors of 2018

Two reports call out the most serious malware attacks and attackers of the year (so far).

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/worst-malware-and-threat-actors-of-2018-/d/d-id/1333157

 

5 Tips for Securing Your Smart Devices and IoT Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tips-securing-smart-iot-devices/

 

Download and install older versions of OS X on a Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/download-old-macos-versions

 

Hands On With the Google Pixel Slate

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/281039-hands-on-with-the-google-pixel-slate?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14

 

Amazon bet on Arm could weaken Intel's hold on data centers, which make up one-third of its business

  - Amazon Web Services intends to let customers buy servers that come with its Arm chips.

  - The Amazon cloud could also move some of its cloud-based developer tools over to the Arm chips.

  - Softbank acquired Arm for $32 billion in 2016.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/01/amazon-arm-bet-could-weaken-intels-hold-on-data-centers.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Google is Adding Force-Installed Extension Removal to the Chrome Cleanup Tool

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-is-adding-force-installed-extension-removal-to-the-chrome-cleanup-tool/

 

How to Use Touchpad Gestures for Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/370238/how-to-use-touchpad-gestures-for-windows-10/

 

Windows Media Center for Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/08/windows-media-center-for-windows-10/

 

Add a gigabit Ethernet port to any room instantly for just $50

Hiring a contractor to add ethernet drops to an existing building can be expensive, and leaving cords on the ground can be unsafe. Here's an alternative.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/add-a-gigabit-ethernet-port-to-any-room-instantly-for-just-50/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

3 tips for keeping your Christmas tree fresh

How much you water matters.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-often-water-christmas-tree/

 

Podcast: Troy Hunt Talks Bad Passwords – and Who’s to Blame for Them

https://threatpost.com/podcast-troy-hunt-talks-bad-passwords-and-whos-to-blame-for-them/138905/

 

Firefox Just Dropped Windows XP and Vista Support, and Soon Steam Will Too

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/firefox-just-dropped-windows-xp-and-vista-support-and-soon-steam-will-too/

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How to choose the best password manager

Learn everything you need to know about the security features and usability of password managers.

https://blog.avast.com/best-password-managers?et_cid=190423&et_rid=99890972&mailing=con_oo_pc_paac_sec_all_2018_q4_bojj_news112

 

The New Windows 10 Clipboard: Everything You Need for Copy Pasting

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-clipboard-paste/

 

Understanding The Basics Of Two-Factor Authentication

With data breaches resulting in leaked passwords occurring almost daily, two-factor authentication has become an essential tool in the security toolkit.

https://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/understanding-the-basics-of-two-factor-authentication/a/d-id/1327895

 

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

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

 

How to use Group FaceTime on your iPhone or iPad

Why FaceTime with one person when you can chat with 32?

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-use-group-facetime-iphone-ipad/

 

How to Create Elevated App Shortcut without UAC Prompt in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/57690-create-elevated-shortcut-without-uac-prompt-windows-10-a.html

 

Windows 7 to Linux: Backup and Media creation

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/15/windows-7-to-linux-backup-and-media-creation/

 

Antivirus for Linux

https://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/sophos-antivirus-for-linux.aspx

 

Starbucks Started a War on Porn and Porn Is Fighting Back

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/starbucks-started-war-porn-porn-165423458.html

 

Rumor claims Google Hangouts will shut down in 2020 (updated)

Reset the clock.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/30/google-hangouts-2020/?yptr=yahoo

 

ThreatList: Despite Fraud Awareness, Password Reuse Persists for Half of U.S. Consumers

https://threatpost.com/threatlist-despite-fraud-awareness-password-reuse-persists-for-half-of-u-s-consumers/138846/

 

Add Standard User Accounts to Your Mac

Set Up Your Mac With Multiple Users

https://www.lifewire.com/add-standard-user-accounts-to-mac-2260730

 

Don’t Give Apps Access to Your Email (Even to Save Money)

https://www.howtogeek.com/365391/don%E2%80%99t-give-apps-access-to-your-email-even-to-save-money/

 

Seagate to Verify Hard Drive Authenticity Using Blockchain

How do you know if that Seagate hard drive you purchased is authentic? Now Seagate can check each storage device using a physical marker on the drive and an electronic key stored on IBM's blockchain.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364862/seagate-to-verify-hard-drive-authenticity-using-blockchain?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

That Apple Watch ECG? You ain’t seen nothing yet

Apple's newly developed ECG reading tool on Apple Watch is just one of many health tools the company is developing as wearable tech unlocks the future of healthcare.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3310237/mobile-wireless/that-apple-watch-ecg-you-ain-t-seen-nothing-yet.html

 

How to Log Into Facebook If You Lost Access to Code Generator

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/log-facebook-lost-access-code-generator/

 

Operational Security Best Practices For Social Media

Building a firm, clear policy on disclosures online can provide a flexible, adaptive response that will protect proprietary data from winding up in a public leak.

https://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/operational-security-best-practices-for-social-media-/a/d-id/1327875

 

Mac won't turn on: What to do?

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

 

It's time for a smart lock

Ready to upgrade your old locks for something smarter? We'll show you step by step how to install a new smart lock.

These instructions will cover most smart deadbolts, but there might be some variation based on the exact lock you purchase.

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/install-smart-lock/

 

How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/73044-backup-restore-sticky-notes-windows-10-a.html

 

Latest GPU-Z detects some fake NVIDIA cards

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/13/latest-gpu-z-detects-some-fake-nvidia-cards/

 

Social media scraping app Predictim banned by Facebook and Twitter

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/11/28/social-media-scraping-app-predictim-banned-by-facebook-and-twitter/

 

Stayed at a Marriott Recently? Here's What To Do About That Massive Data Breach

https://www.yahoo.com/news/stayed-marriott-recently-apos-massive-134344067.html

 

Google Pixel Slate review: The burden of bad software

Back to the drawing board, Google.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/30/google-pixel-slate-review/?yptr=yahoo

 

Podcast: IoT Firms Face a ‘Tidal Wave’ of Lawsuits, Attorney Explains

https://threatpost.com/podcast-iot-firms-face-a-tidal-wave-of-lawsuits-attorney-explains/139045/

 

5 Tips for How to Hide or Show the Mac's Dock

https://www.lifewire.com/hide-or-show-mac-dock-2260724

 

Apple Removed Sketchy Mac Apps From the App Store, But Only After Researchers Went Public

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/apple-removed-sketchy-mac-apps-from-the-app-store-but-only-after-researchers-went-public/

 

Apple iPhone XR Review & Rating

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364891/apple-iphone-xr?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

8 things you’ll want to try first with your iPhone XS

A few million Apple customers will be unwrapping their brand-new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max devices today. So, what do they need to know?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3306446/mobile-wireless/8-things-you-ll-want-to-try-first-with-your-iphone-xs.html

 

How to Mirror an iPhone or iPad to Your TV

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-mirror-the-iphone-or-ipad-to-your-tv-ios/

 

Online Or Offline, Ransomware Will Find You

The current threat landscape is a mish-mash of online ransomware, offline ransomware, and those that are a mixture of the two.

https://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/online-or-offline-ransomware-will-find-you-/a/d-id/1327852

 

How to remove malware from your Mac?

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

 

How to transfer files from your old Mac to your new Mac

Bring your stuff with you.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-transfer-files-from-your-old-mac-to-your-new-mac/

 

How to Take a Screen Snip (Screenshot) with Snip & Sketch in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/109297-take-screen-snip-snip-sketch-windows-10-a.htmlhttps://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/109297-take-screen-snip-snip-sketch-windows-10-a.html

 

Did Google just release Google Photos for Windows 10?

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/13/did-google-just-release-google-photos-for-windows-10/

 

Chrome and Firefox Developers Aim to Remove Support for FTP

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/chrome-and-firefox-developers-aim-to-remove-support-for-ftp/

 

The Best High-Tech Coats for Staying Warm This Winter

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-coats-staying-warm-winter-134004643/photo-p-covered-youre-looking-winter-photo-212411606.html

 

New scammy iOS app shows Apple may need to tweak its App Store review process

https://bgr.com/2018/11/30/app-store-scam-app-changes-needed/

 

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Extreme Cooling

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

 

How to Add Administrator Accounts to Your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/add-administrator-accounts-to-mac-os-x-2260717

 

Credit Freezes Will Be Free Soon, Helping You Stop Identity Thieves

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/credit-freezes-will-be-free-soon-helping-you-stop-identity-thieves/

 

14 Tips for Safe Online Shopping

Billions of dollars will be spent online in the next month and while most transactions will be uneventful, online shopping security is not a given. These tips can help.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364896/14-tips-for-safe-online-shopping?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

9+ iOS 12 security improvements you should know about

Apple has shipped iOS 12, and it’s packed with new security improvements and settings every user should know about.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3305793/mobile-wireless/9-ios-12-security-improvements-you-should-know-about.html

 

Amazon Mails Out Printed Holiday Catalogs

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/amazon-mails-printed-holiday-catalogs/

 

4 Ways to Recover from a Cyberattack

Be prepared and act quickly are two key steps that will help you bounce back quickly from a cyberattack.

https://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/4-ways-to-recover-from-a-cyberattack-/a/d-id/1328338

 

How to fix my MacBook Pro Booting to a Black Screen

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

 

How to place a group FaceTime call with MacOS Mojave

FaceTime all of your friends at once from your Mac.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-place-a-group-facetime-call-with-macos-mojave/

 

How to Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14312-restore-windows-photo-viewer-windows-10-a.html

 

This is Firefox's upcoming about:performance page (huge improvements)

https://www.ghacks.net/2018/10/11/this-is-firefoxs-upcoming-aboutperformance-page-huge-improvements/

 

The Week in Ransomware - November 23rd 2018 - STOP, Dharma, and More

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-november-23rd-2018-stop-dharma-and-more/

 

Laptops and tablets on sale: iPads, MacBooks, Samsung Galaxy Tabs, Lenovo IdeaPads, and more

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/laptops-tablets-sale-ipads-macbooks-100000288.html

 

Yup, Samsung is finally ready to copy the iPhone design decision it’s been mocking since 2016

https://bgr.com/2018/11/30/galaxy-a8s-design-vs-galaxy-s10-infinity-o-screen-no-headphone-jack/

 

ROCKPro64 SBC with PCIe x4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeoNHGFN_30&t=13s

 

How to Bookmark on an iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/add-bookmark-safari-ipad-4132343

 

How to Use the DIR Command in Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/363639/how-to-use-the-dir-command-in-windows/

 

Google Services Disrupted as Internet Traffic Diverts to China

It remains unclear as to why, but for around 90 minutes yesterday internet traffic was being diverted to China after passing through Nigerian and Russian ISPs. Google says it was an external problem, but an internal investigation is underway.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364922/google-services-disrupted-as-internet-traffic-diverts-to-chi?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=3

 

Apple’s AR lenses purchase also sees future mobile storage

There’s more to Apple’s Akonia Holographics purchase than glasses. You see, Apple now owns technologies it needs for future mobile storage.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3302039/apple-ios/apple-s-ar-lenses-purchase-also-sees-future-mobile-storage.html

 

5 Free PDF Editor Websites to Create, Fill, Annotate or Alter PDF Files

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-pdf-editor-websites-create-fill-annotate-alter-pdf-files/

 

Will this app track my child? Here’s how to tell

https://the-parallax.com/2018/10/30/kid-apps-privacy-online/?et_cid=190423&et_rid=99890972&mailing=con_oo_pc_paac_sec_all_2018_q4_bojj_news112

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