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Sat 01/05/2019 2498
Fri 01/04/2019 2497
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Wed 01/02/2019 1495
Tue 01/01/2019 1494
Mon 12/31/2018 1493
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Sat 1498 01/05/2019

A Grindr harassment suit could change the legal landscape for tech — and free speech

Months of harassment led Matthew Herrick to file a lawsuit against the dating app — and he's using laws meant to protect consumers from dangerous products to do so.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/grindr-harassment-suit-could-change-legal-landscape-tech-free-speech-n954976

 

Some Chromebooks Won’t Get Linux Apps. Here’s What You Can Do Instead

https://www.howtogeek.com/394049/some-chromebooks-wont-get-linux-apps-but-heres-what-you-can-do-instead/

 

Brute force and dictionary attacks: A cheat sheet

Brute force encryption and password cracking are dangerous tools in the wrong hands. Here's what cybersecurity pros need to know to protect enterprises against brute force and dictionary attacks.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/brute-force-and-dictionary-attacks-a-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Best Mac Antivirus Protection for 2019

Despite what you may have heard, your Apple computer is not immune to malware. We test the top contenders to identify those offering the best Mac antivirus protection.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/355173/the-best-mac-antivirus-protection?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

CPUBalance

Prevent running processes from hogging your CPU to improve the system's responsiveness and get notified on processor events using this app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/CPU-Tweak/CPUBalance.shtml

 

What Does WYD Actually Mean?

How to respond when someone texts 'WYD' to you

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-wyd-mean-4145012

 

Mozilla promises a faster, prettier Thunderbird with better Gmail support

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/02/mozilla-promises-a-faster-prettier-thunderbird-with-better-gmail-support/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Open the Task Manager on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/task-manager-mac/

 

Microsoft releases Office January 2019 non-security updates

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/04/microsoft-releases-office-january-2019-non-security-updates/

 

Can I Copy Windows 10 System Files to Another Drive?

Copying, moving, and licensing Windows 10 isn't nearly as simple as we might like.

https://askleo.com/can-i-copy-windows-10-system-files-to-another-drive/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JvwjEb7MlpdfbL

 

Roku's Latest Move Could Supercharge Its Platform Business

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/roku-apos-latest-move-could-141500077.html

 

The Weather Channel app sued over claims it sold location data

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office issued a cloudy forecast with the possibility of civil penalties for the popular Weather Channel app Friday.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/weather-channel-sued-over-claims-it-sold-location-data-its-n954706

 

WannaCry Ransomware Could Cause Massive Destruction If Hackers Didn’t Use Flop “Kill Switch” Tactics

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/security/wannacry-ransomware/

 

How to uninstall Safari extensions

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

 

18 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

Just bought your first MacBook? Start out by checking or changing these settings.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/things-to-tweak-when-setting-up-a-new-macbook/

 

The 6 Best Apps to Install on Your Rooted Android Device

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apps-install-after-rooting-android/

 

Apple’s unreleased iOS 13 software was just spotted for the first time, and we can’t wait

https://bgr.com/2019/01/03/apple-ios-13-update-iphone-spotted-in-testing/

 

How to Set Up a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse on Your Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/392255/how-to-set-up-a-bluetooth-keyboard-or-mouse-on-your-mac/

 

Android predictions for 2019

Jack Wallen predicts big things for Google's mobile platform in the form of new devices, design, AI, and more.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-predictions-for-2019/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Best VPN Services for 2019

A VPN, or virtual private network, is one of the smartest ways to protect your privacy online and maintain your data security. We've tested scores of them, and these are the best VPN services for Windows.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2403388,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

SD Memory Card Formatter

Seamlessly format SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards in quick or full mode using this speedy and intuitive application for all user levels

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/SDFormatter.shtml

 

What Does WYM Really Mean Online?

This acronym is almost always used as a question

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-wym-mean-4143560

 

Sorry that I took so long to upgrade, Apple

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/02/sorry-that-i-took-so-long-to-upgrade-apple/?yptr=yahoo

 

15 Free Alternatives to Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-alternatives-photoshop-illustrator-lightroom/

 

Otter web browser Final released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/04/otter-web-browser-final-released/

 

What Is Pagefile.sys? Can I Delete It?

Pagefile.sys is the "paging file", or system file, that contains Windows' virtual memory. You can remove it -- if you understand the ramifications.

https://askleo.com/what-is-pagefile-sys-can-i-delete-it/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JvwjEb7MlpdfbL

 

iPhone 11 Leak Hints That Apple Will Introduce A ‘Magic’ 3D Camera

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/iphone-11-leak-hints-apple-124000699.html

 

Here's what we're expecting Apple to launch this year

  - Apple is expected to announce new products and services in 2019.

  - Reports have suggested Apple plans subscription services for its TV and News apps.

  - Apple will probably also announce new AirPods and will finally reveal the new Mac Pro.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/02/apple-product-service-expectations-in-2019.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

PayPal Phishing Scams: How to Avoid Online Scams in 2019

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/guides/paypal-phishing-scams/

 

How to remove application extension files

https://macpaw.com/how-to/delete-application-leftovers

 

Which apps are draining your laptop's battery? Check Windows Task Manager

The venerable Task Manager has a few new tricks.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/which-apps-are-draining-your-laptops-battery-check-the-windows-task-manager/

 

5 of the Best Text Editors for Chromebook You Should Use

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-text-editor-for-chromebook/

 

Galaxy S10’s most exciting new feature might be battery tech no other Android or iPhone has

https://bgr.com/2019/01/03/galaxy-s10-specs-leak-mentions-fast-charging-graphene-battery/

 

How to Convert a WAV File to MP3

https://www.howtogeek.com/365884/how-to-convert-a-wav-file-to-mp3/

 

3D metal printing cheat sheet: Printers, print methods, materials, use cases

This comprehensive guide covers the different types of 3D metal printers, print methods, and materials, as well as common use cases for the technology.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/3d-metal-printing-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Data on 2.4M Abine Blur Users 'Potentially Exposed'

Abine, the company behind password manager and ad blocker Blur, said some users' first names, surnames, email addresses, password hints, IP addresses, and encrypted passwords were exposed.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365672/blur-users-personal-details-potentially-exposed?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Supercopier

Compact piece of software that helps you copy, transfer or move files, resume or skip the current transfer, as well as view errors, apply filters and verify checksums

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/SuperCopier.shtml

 

What Is My Email Address? How to Find Out

Finding your email address is easier than you think

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-my-email-address-4143261

 

Asus Enters the Small but Growing Chrome OS Tablet Market

https://www.reviewgeek.com/11321/asus-enters-the-small-but-growing-chrome-os-tablet-market/

 

Why Battery Calibration Doesn’t Work for Android Smartphones

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/battery-calibration-for-android/

 

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

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

 

Who Is the Administrator of my Home Network?

Some Windows messages indicate something was set by your network administrator. That's probably you, even if you didn't do it.

https://askleo.com/who-is-the-administrator-of-my-home-network/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JvwjEb7MlpdfbL

 

Klipsch's New Wireless Earbuds Are Wooing Me With a Zippo-Like Charging Case

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/klipschs-wireless-earbuds-wooing-zippo-130000218.html

 

Be of good cheer: The Windows/Office December patching minefield looks clear

There’s still a great deal of uncertainty about the way-out-of-band “emergency” Internet Explorer patch last week and its changing workaround instructions. Server 2016’s known bugs list runs more than a page. Still, now’s a reasonably safe time to install December Windows and Office patches.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3330256/microsoft-windows/be-of-good-cheer-the-windows-office-december-patching-minefield-looks-clear.html

 

[Guide] Things to Do After Installing Feature Update in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/guide-things-to-do-after-installing-feature-update-in-windows-10/

 

How to factory reset Mac software

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

 

Change Your Step Count Goal in Samsung Health

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/change-your-step-count-goal-samsung-health-0191269/

 

How to Perform a Video Screen Capture on Windows PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/video-screen-capture-windows/

 

Charge three devices on one pad with this $30 wireless triple charger

https://bgr.com/2019/01/03/wireless-triple-charger-on-amazon-no-airpower/

 

What is a “Dark Web Scan” and Should You Use One?

https://www.howtogeek.com/394427/what-is-a-dark-web-scan-and-should-you-use-one/

 

How to use Google's Digital Wellbeing

If social media and other apps prevent your productivity, Google's Digital Wellbeing app may offer a solution.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-googles-digital-wellbeing/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Google Is Making Chromebooks More Secure With USBGuard

The new USBGuard feature just hit Google's bleeding edge Chrome Canary builds and blocks access to USB ports when a Chromebook is locked. It is possible to whitelist devices, though, and should reach Chromebooks early this year hopefully.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365674/google-is-making-chromebooks-more-secure-with-usbguard?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

UCheck

View out-of-date applications on your computer, download the latest available versions and install them to keep everything up-to-date

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Signatures-Updates/Adlice-UCheck.shtml

 

What Does DFTBA Mean, Anyway?

How to Interpret DFTBA When You See It Online

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-dftba-mean-4141125

 

The Best In-Wall Smart Outlets

https://www.reviewgeek.com/10684/the-best-in-wall-smart-outlets/

 

What Is Facebook Reach and How Does It Affect You?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-facebook-reach/

 

How to Turn On or Off Connect Automatically to Wireless Network in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/65916-turn-off-connect-automatically-wireless-network-windows-10-a.html

 

How to find everything Microsoft knows about you

https://www.komando.com/tips/455069/how-to-find-everything-microsoft-knows-about-you

 

Is Apple at Risk of Becoming the Next BlackBerry?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-risk-becoming-next-blackberry-131600077.html

 

Chrome Remote Desktop: The easy way to access a remote computer

Want to sign into a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Here's how to use Google's Remote Desktop to make the connection.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3230909/enterprise-applications/chrome-remote-desktop-access-remote-computer-easily.html

 

[Tip] How to Enable or Disable “Preview Pane” in Gmail

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-enable-or-disable-preview-pane-in-gmail/

 

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

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

 

One of the Best Android File Managers Is Finally on the Play Store

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/news/one-best-android-file-managers-is-finally-play-store-0191657/

 

Google Recaptcha Gets an Update with No Verification Tasks

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-recaptcha-update-no-verification-tasks/

 

Apple’s latest iPad is back on sale on Amazon, with prices starting at just $279.99

https://bgr.com/2019/01/03/apple-ipad-sale-on-amazon-still-available/

 

Windows 10’s Next Update Will Hide Notifications While You Watch Videos

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10s-next-update-will-hide-notifications-while-you-watch-videos/

 

Free download removes programs that slow down your PC

https://www.komando.com/downloads/815/quickly-remove-junk-programs-that-slow-down-your-pc

 

Why 2019 might finally bring a national privacy law for the US

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-2019-might-finally-bring-144821100.html

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Alleged Nigerian Ringleader of International Investment Scam Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering and Identity Theft

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/alleged-nigerian-ringleader-international-investment-scam-charged-fraud-money-laundering-and

 

New gadget, now what? Tips to set up your new tech devices like a pro

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/gadget-now-tips-set-tech-180553506.html

 

How to Record Skype Calls in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/record-skype-calls-windows10/

 

What Does the Slang Word Shawty Mean?

This slang term is typically used as a nickname

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-shawty-mean-4152972

 

Adobe Fixes Zero-Day Flash Player Vulnerability Used in APT Attack on Russia

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/adobe-fixes-zero-day-flash-player-vulnerability-used-in-apt-attack-on-russia/

 

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

UPDATED 1/4: Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1) is expected to rollout sometime in spring 2019, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

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

 

How to Sync Your iPhone and iPad

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-sync-iphone-and-ipad/

 

ConnectSense Smart Outlet 2 review: A solid smart plug gets marginally better

With Google and Alexa support, ConnectSense extends the appeal of its winning smart outlet

https://www.techhive.com/article/3329965/lighting/connectsense-smart-outlet-2-review.html?utm_date=20190105021810

 

"2019 Crystal Ball" On-Demand Webinar: What Security Experts Worry About for 2019

https://blog.knowbe4.com/live-webinar-2019-crystal-ball-what-security-experts-worry-about-for-2019

 

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

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

 

Disk-Wiping 'Shamoon' Malware Resurfaces With File-Erasing Malware in Tow

As with previous attacks, organizations in the Middle East appear to be main targets, Symantec says.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/disk-wiping-shamoon-malware-resurfaces-with-file-erasing-malware-in-tow/d/d-id/1333509

 

Use Samsung Health to Diagnose Symptoms from the Privacy of Your Phone

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/use-samsung-health-diagnose-symptoms-from-privacy-your-phone-0191407/

 

Macrium Reflect Free Edition

Create an exact image of partitions on your hard disk in order to easily recover from system failures without loosing important data

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Macrium-Reflect-Free-Edition.shtml

 

How to Set Up and Use Handoff on Your iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/394036/how-to-set-up-and-use-handoff-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

 

Samsung Shows Off Foldable Phone With 'Infinity Flex Display'

The device uses what Samsung calls an Infinity Flex Display and opens up to a 7.3-inch tablet, which the company says will support three active apps at once.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364839/samsung-shows-off-foldable-phone-with-infinity-flex-display?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Here’s a great illustration of how much Android phone makers love copying the iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/01/02/iphone-vs-android-copycats-apple-samsung-lg/

 

More Details of NVIDIA's Upcoming Midrange Gaming GPU Emerge

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/more-details-nvidia-apos-upcoming-184000806.html

 

How to Use FSearch to Quickly Search Files in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fsearch-quickly-search-file-linux/

 

What Exactly Does YWA Mean?

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-ywa-mean-4151261

 

Ransomware Infects 100K PCs in China, Demands WeChat Payment

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-infects-100k-pcs-in-china-demands-wechat-payment/

 

How to use mouse pointer with custom color on Windows 10

You can now use the mouse pointer with any color you like, and in this guide, you'll learn how to select a custom color on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/use-mouse-pointer-custom-color-windows-10/

 

What Is Shadowbanning and Could It Happen to You?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-shadowbanning/

 

Amazon Echo Show vs Google Home Hub: One of these smart displays is better than the other

Each device has its strengths and weaknesses, but only one smart display can be called "best."

https://www.techhive.com/article/3329960/hubs-controllers/amazon-echo-show-vs-google-home-hub.html?utm_date=20190105021902

 

New Clickbait Warning: "Captain America Star Hayley Atwell Nude Photos Hacked"

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-clickbait-warning-captain-america-star-hayley-atwell-nude-photos-hacked

 

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

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

 

HOW INSTAGRAM BECAME THE RUSSIAN IRA'S GO-TO SOCIAL NETWORK

https://www.wired.com/story/how-instagram-became-russian-iras-social-network/

 

Track Your Workouts with Samsung Health

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/track-your-workouts-with-samsung-health-0191324/

 

HxCFloppyEmulator

Create a SD or USB floppy server that enables you to play some of the old games you are nostalgic about using this intuitive application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/HxCFloppyEmulator.shtml

 

How to Connect an Xbox One Controller to Your Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/393335/how-to-connect-an-xbox-one-controller-to-your-mac/

 

Facebook Starts Shipping Portal Smart Displays

Both the Portal and Portal+ video-calling devices are available to buy in the US today for $199 and $349 respectively. Discounts are available for the holidays depending on how many you choose to purchase.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364859/facebook-starts-shipping-portal-smart-displays?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Amazon’s rare Apple Watch Series 4 discount is back

https://bgr.com/2019/01/01/apple-watch-4-price-discount-new-year-2019/

 

Nvidia research chief: AI still lacks a crucial element

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-research-chief-ai-still-lacks-one-crucial-element-092223767.html

 

How to Set Up Time Machine to Use Multiple Drives for Backup in Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/time-machine-multiple-drives-backup-mac/

 

What on Earth Does HBIC Stand For and Mean?

Use this acronym wisely or not at all

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-hbic-mean-4151105

 

Windows Lite Is Microsoft’s Answer to Google Chrome OS

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-lite-is-microsoft-s-answer-to-google-chrome-os/

 

Chrome OS will block the USB ports on locked Chromebooks

You'll be able to whitelist any devices you want, though.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/02/chrome-os-block-usb-port-locked-devices/?yptr=yahoo

 

8 Time-Saving Automator Workflows for Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/automator-workflows-mac/

 

Charming Kitten Iranian Espionage Campaign Thwarts 2FA

https://threatpost.com/charming-kitten-iranian-2fa/139979/

 

How one hacked laptop led to an entire network being compromised

One worker clicking on the wrong link at the wrong time resulted in a major security breach.

https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/how-one-hacked-laptop-led-to-an-entire-network-being-compromised/

 

How to remove Chrome extensions

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

 

The Cybersecurity 202: The Supreme Court could decide how bad a hack must be for victims to sue

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-cybersecurity-202/2018/12/17/the-cybersecurity-202-the-supreme-court-could-decide-how-bad-a-hack-must-be-for-victims-to-sue/5c166fb91b326b2d6629d4c2/

 

How to Turn On or Off Tamper Protection for Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123792-turn-off-tamper-protection-windows-defender-antivirus.html

 

LiveTcpUdpWatch

Display live information about all TCP and UDP activity on your system by turning to this lightweight, portable software solution

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Network-Monitoring/LiveTcpUdpWatch.shtml

 

How to Use a Camera If You Need Glasses

https://www.howtogeek.com/394030/how-to-use-a-camera-if-you-need-glasses/

 

Microsoft Word Gets Intelligent About To-Do Lists

Rather than having to write down a to-do list or create it in a separate document, Microsoft uses AI to automatically generate them based on your notes. But that's just the start as Microsoft intends to turn the to-do list into a collaborative tool.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364858/microsoft-word-gets-intelligent-about-to-do-lists?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

New rumor points to Samsung’s foldable phone sporting a triple-lens rear camera

https://bgr.com/2019/01/02/samsung-foldable-phone-triple-lens-rear-camera/

 

Windows 10 is now the most popular desktop operating system in the world

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/windows-10-now-most-popular-155845169.html

 

Transfer Files to iOS with iMazing 2 for Less than $20

https://www.maketecheasier.com/transfer-files-ios-imazing2-deals/

 

What in the World Does FTFY Mean?

A brief intro to this not-so-obvious online acronym

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-ftfy-mean-4145403

 

Chrome 71 Released With Abusive Ad Filtering and Audio Blocking

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/chrome-71-released-with-abusive-ad-filtering-and-audio-blocking/

 

What to expect at CES 2019

Once more unto the breach, dear friends.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/03/ces-2019-preview/?yptr=yahoo

 

What Is the OBD-II Port and What Is It Used For?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/obd-ii-port-used/

 

Geoffrey Hinton and Demis Hassabis: AGI is nowhere close to being a reality

https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/17/geoffrey-hinton-and-demis-hassabis-agi-is-nowhere-close-to-being-a-reality/

 

Hackers Breach Dozens of Local Government Payment Portals to Steal Credit Card Data

http://fortune.com/2018/12/18/click2gov-local-government-portals-hackers-credit-card-breach/

 

How to remove add-ons from Firefox

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

 

U. S. charges Chinese hackers in alleged theft of vast trove of confidential data in 12 countries

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-and-more-than-a-dozen-allies-to-condemn-china-for-economic-espionage/2018/12/20/cdfd0338-0455-11e9-b5df-5d3874f1ac36_story.html??noredirect=on

 

How to Change DPI Scaling Level for Displays in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5990-change-dpi-scaling-level-displays-windows-10-a.html

 

AnyCam

Watch the video stream from one or several IP cameras right on your computer desktop with this intuitive and lightweight application

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

 

A Guide to Quick Steps in Microsoft Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/393846/a-guide-to-quick-steps-in-outlook/

 

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

 

AT&T’s 5G network speeds feel a lot like 4G LTE right now

https://bgr.com/2019/01/01/att-5g-speed-test-vs-4g-lte-early-5g-network-still-not-fast-enough/

 

Apple plunges on guidance as iPhone sales disappoint

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-cuts-first-quarter-revenue-214529525.html

 

Intel and NVIDIA to Benefit from Autonomous Vehicle Trend

https://marketrealist.com/2018/12/intel-and-nvidia-to-benefit-from-autonomous-vehicle-trend?yptr=yahoo

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Record Your Sleep Patterns with Samsung Health — No Wearables Needed

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/record-your-sleep-patterns-with-samsung-health-no-wearables-needed-0191381/

 

iClever IC-BS06 Wi-Fi Smart Plug Review: An Outdoor Plug Perfect For Christmas Lights (or other things outdoors)

https://www.reviewgeek.com/8948/iclever-ic-bs06-wi-fi-smart-plug-review-an-outdoor-plug-perfect-for-christmas-lights/

 

Apple Plunged 10% in Hours and the Firm Still Doesn’t Know the Root Issue

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-plunged-10-hours-firm-212748564.html

 

What Is a “Piggybacking” Mobile Network?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/piggybacking-mobile-network/

 

Ring's unannounced Beams security lights leak via the FCC

A regulatory filing detailed two new security lights from the Amazon-owned company

https://www.techhive.com/article/3330581/security-cameras/rings-beams-security-lights-leak.html?utm_date=20190104014504

 

MemTest86+ - Test RAM With

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14201-memtest86-test-ram.html

 

Apple Fixes Passcode Bypass, RCE Vulnerabilities, and More in Today's Updates.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/apple/apple-fixes-passcode-bypass-rce-vulnerabilities-and-more-in-todays-updates/

 

What is 4×4 MIMO, and Does My Smartphone Need It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/394266/what-is-4x4-mimo-and-does-my-smartphone-need-it/

 

What’s the Difference Between 32-Bit and 64-Bit Windows?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/difference-32-bit-64-bit-windows/

 

Gear Envy: What's on Our Mobile Expert's Phone Screen?

Which apps are essential to someone who tests and reviews phones? Our mobile expert let us have a peek at the screen of his Samsung Galaxy 9.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365027/gear-envy-what-s-on-our-mobile-expert-s-phone-screen?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

Google Chrome

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Internet/HTTP-WWW-/Google-Chrome-48046.shtml

 

Samsung Introduces Bio-Processor for Wearables

The Korean Company Wants to Move Beyond Heart Rate Monitoring with More Stats.

https://www.lifewire.com/samsung-introduces-bio-processor-for-health-wearables-3441370

 

How to fix network videos not playing on Xbox One

Are you getting a black screen trying to play videos using the Media Player app on Xbox One? Then it could be an UPnP settings problem, and this guide will help to fix this issue.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-network-videos-not-playing-xbox-one/

 

How to remove a language pack on Windows PC

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

 

10 hidden Google search features

https://www.komando.com/tips/519857/10-hidden-google-search-features

 

Apple's Chinese competitors figured out how to make better Apple products than Apple

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apples-chinese-competitors-figured-better-184935389.html

 

Downloading Chrome Through Microsoft Edge Can Lead to Malware and Adware

https://www.maketecheasier.com/downloading-chrome-microsoft-edge-malware-adware/

 

Disney+ streaming service: Everything we know so far

What to expect from Disney’s answer to Netflix.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3330499/streaming-services/disney-plus-streaming-service-shows-launch-pricing.html?utm_date=20190104014636

 

How to View Protection History of Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123840-view-protection-history-windows-defender-antivirus-windows-10-a.html

 

Google Maps Users are Receiving Notification Spam and No One Knows Why

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-maps-users-are-receiving-notification-spam-and-no-one-knows-why/

 

Windows 10 Still Won’t Let You Use These File Names Reserved in 1974

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10-still-wont-let-you-use-these-file-names-reserved-in-1974/

 

How to Manage the Excel Ribbon: 4 Key Tips You Should Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/excel-ribbon/

 

Global VPN Use Is Highest In Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East

Indonesia and India have the highest percentage of VPN adoption among internet users in their countries at 38 percent, followed by Turkey at 32 percent, according to GlobalWebIndex.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365180/global-vpn-use-is-highest-in-asia-latin-america-and-the-mi?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

Dr.Web LiveDisk

Clean your computer of malicious components, copy important information to removable data media or other computers and cure infected objects with this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Dr-Web-LiveCD.shtml

 

How to Text a GIF

Brighten up any conversation

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-text-a-gif-4175373

 

Surface Headphones now on sale with nearly $50 off at Amazon

Amazon is currently selling the Surface Headphones for $302.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-headphones-discount-amazon/

 

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

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

 

Get subtitles for your favorite movies and shows

https://www.komando.com/downloads/512946/get-subtitles-for-your-favorite-movies-and-shows

 

What Tim Cook left out about China in Apple's revenue guidance

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tim-cook-left-china-apples-002757749.html

 

Heal Corrupted Photoshop Files with PSD Repair Kit

https://www.maketecheasier.com/repair-corrupted-psd-files-recovery-toolbox-for-photoshop/

 

LG's new soundbars offer Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Google Assistant integration

The Korean consumer-electronics giant gets a jump on CES with a trio of new home-audio products.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3330640/speakers/lg-soundbars-offer-dolby-atmos-dtsx-and-google-assistant-integration.html?utm_date=20190104014857

 

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

 

SNDBOX - an AI Powered Malware Analysis Site is Launched

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sndbox-an-ai-powered-malware-analysis-site-is-launched/

 

Dropbox’s Upcoming Extensions Update Will Add More File Editing Support, Including Pixlr Photos

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/dropbox%E2%80%99s-upcoming-extensions-update-will-add-more-file-editing-support-including-pixlr-photos/

 

How to Sync Your Contacts From iPhone to Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-sync-contacts-from-iphone-to-mac/

 

Does Windows 10's Security Boost Make Antivirus Obsolete?

Microsoft Windows Defender Security Center gets new features with the Fall Creators Update, but the best third-party antivirus tools are still better.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/356835/does-windows-10s-security-boost-make-antivirus-obsolete?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

7 reasons iOS 12 adoption matters to you

Apple’s iOS 12 is already installed on over 50 percent of actively-used iPhones and iPads: This is why it matters:

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3313556/mobile-wireless/7-reasons-ios-12-adoption-matters-to-you.html

 

How to Print Text Messages From Any Phone

Android or iPhone, print what you need

https://www.lifewire.com/print-text-messages-4163535

 

SURFACE STUDIO 2: TECH SPECS, PRICING, DETAILS

The Surface Studio 2 keeps the same first generation design, but with new internals, including USB Type-C and speedy NVMe SSD storage.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-studio-2-tech-specs-pricing-details/

 

How to remove Any Search malware from your Mac

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

 

Robocalls exploded in 2018 -- Emergency patch for Internet Explorer -- Facebook won't stop sharing your info

https://www.komando.com/listen/episode/100001569/robocalls-exploded-in-2018-emergency-patch-for-internet-explorer-facebook-won-t-stop-sharing-your-info

 

Understanding NVIDIA's Brilliant Move

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/understanding-nvidia-apos-brilliant-move-234700367.html

 

How to Sync Microsoft OneDrive with Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/sync-onedrive-linux/

 

Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth speaker review: Large and in charge in the great outdoors

This speaker is built with the patio and the poolside in mind. Buy it for that, not for indoor listening.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3328653/speakers/soundcast-vg5-bluetooth-speaker-review.html?utm_date=20190104014937

 

How to Find Windows 10 Version Number

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/32961-find-windows-10-version-number.html

 

Company Pretends to Decrypt Ransomware But Just Pays Ransom

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/company-pretends-to-decrypt-ransomware-but-just-pays-ransom/

 

What Is a PPTX File (and How Do I Open One)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/393248/what-is-a-pptx-file-and-how-do-i-open-one/

 

11 Operating Systems You Can Run on Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-operating-systems-you-can-run-with-raspberry-pi/

 

AT&T's Streaming Service Will Have 3 Subscription Tiers

It's not launching until the fourth quarter of 2019, but we now know AT&T plans to offer three subscription tiers consisting of entry-level, premium, and an ultimate bundle that sounds most like what Netflix already offers subscribers today.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365207/at-ts-streaming-service-will-have-3-subscription-tiers?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

7+ ways to get more done faster on your Mac

Get more done. Get it done faster. These Mac tips should make your more efficient than before.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3311863/apple-mac/7-ways-to-get-more-done-faster-on-your-mac.html

 

What Does 'FWM' Mean?

It's certainly not the most polite acronym to use online or in a text

https://www.lifewire.com/what-does-fwm-mean-4153495

 

How to enable native dark theme for Google Chrome on Windows 10

You can now use Chrome with a native dark theme, and here's how to enable the new mode.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-theme-google-chrome-windows-10/

 

Apps that won't work in macOS Mojave

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

 

What makes a smart thermostat smart?

https://www.komando.com/tips/506784/best-smart-thermostats-to-cut-heating-costs-2

 

Apple just confirmed the stock market's biggest fear

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-just-confirmed-stock-markets-225049102.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 2 looks virtually unchanged from the first Surface Laptop. Is it worth the upgrade?

https://www.pcworld.com/video/92687/microsoft-surface-laptop-2-review?utm_date=20190104014840

 

How to Update Your Drivers in Windows

If you want to fix your computer's buggy hardware, you may need to replace its drivers. Here is how to update device drivers on Windows 10.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365108/how-to-update-your-drivers-in-windows?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

Turn Your iPhone into a Real-Time Interpreter

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/turn-your-iphone-into-real-time-interpreter-0190841/

 

Grab free books on photography, music, video production and drawing from Apple

https://www.komando.com/downloads/497211/free-books-on-photography-music-video-production-and-drawing-from-apple

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Wed 1495 01/02/2019

Roku just unveiled new streaming TV changes that sound a lot like what Apple is planning

  - The Roku Channel will soon offer premium content from Showtime, Epix and Starz.

  - HBO, Netflix and Hulu are noticeably absent, but Roku might be able to use the content to draw more eyeballs to The Roku Channel, where it can sell ads.

  - Users will only have a single bill, instead of bills for each premium service.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/02/roku-channel-gets-premium-subscriptions.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Hands On With the Microsoft Surface Studio 2

There's really only one noteworthy update in the Surface Studio 2: its display. Components are reasonably up to date, but the CPU and GPU are still a generation behind the cutting edge.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364176/hands-on-with-the-microsoft-surface-studio-2?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

Windows 10 version 1809 ISO file direct download

You can download the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) ISO directly from the Microsoft servers without the Media Creation Tool, and here are three ways to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1809-iso-download/

 

Pairing Android Wearables With the iPhone

A look at the benefits and limitations of Wear OS by Google for iOS

https://www.lifewire.com/pairing-android-wearables-with-the-iphone-3875746

 

Chinese Police Arrest Dev Behind UNNAMED1989 WeChat Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/chinese-police-arrest-dev-behind-unnamed1989-wechat-ransomware

 

5 Simple Finder Shortcuts to Quickly Access Your Data Anywhere

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/simple-finder-shortcuts/

 

iPhone HDR and Smart HDR, explained

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

 

Alexa Goes Down in the UK on Christmas Day

https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/195931/alexa-goes-down-in-the-uk-on-christmas-day?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8mg090hJoIroT34kcGb43pdqB7MyaWYOd491stAPUUlHcbu8evWzPnhkAilpuwXf-BYE1p5CGnYXNkJ_SXs6rERbvxcw&_hsmi=68600413

 

How to Set Alarms and Timers in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-alarms-timers-windows10/

 

Google Hunts Bogus Reviews

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10474/google-hunts-bogus-reviews

 

VMWare Workstation

A virtualization software that allows you to run virtual machines of Linux, Windows and Mac OSes

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Emulators/VMWare-Workstation-3470.shtml

 

How to use the new iPad Pro with an external monitor

We help you navigate the somewhat confusing process of connecting your iPad Pro to another display.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-use-the-new-ipad-pro-with-an-external-monitor-usb-c-thunderbolt-hdmi/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

How To Use a PlayStation 4 Controller with Your Android Phone or Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/393478/how-to-use-a-playstation-4-controller-with-your-android-phone-or-chromebook/

 

How to use your iPad Pro to replace your laptop (Part 5)

Some of the many useful utilities on Apple's iPad Pro that help you get more things done than you knew was possible

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3321659/mobile-wireless/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-to-replace-your-laptop-part-5.html

 

Conserve Your Mac's Battery Power With This Keyboard Setting

https://lifehacker.com/conserve-your-macs-battery-power-with-this-keyboard-set-1830960602

 

Windows 10 October 2018 Update: The Best New Features

These aren't the kind of updates that completely change the face of Windows, but the update continues Microsoft's theme of tying your PC to your smartphone.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/364187/windows-10-october-2018-update-the-best-new-features?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

How to set CloudFlare’s 1.1.1.1 DNS on Android or iOS

You can now use CloudFlare's 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver on your Android and iOS, and here's how to set it up.

https://pureinfotech.com/set-cloudflare-1111-dns-android-ios/

 

The Best Activity Trackers for $50 or Less

You Don't Need to Spend a Bundle to Get a Valuable Workout Companion

https://www.lifewire.com/best-activity-trackers-for-50-3441373

 

Unprotected MongoDB Exposes Scraped Profile Data of 66 Million

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/unprotected-mongodb-exposes-scraped-profile-data-of-66-million/

 

Windows Won’t Install Properly? 5 Tips to Solve All Common Issues

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-wont-install-properly/

 

How to securely delete files on Windows PC

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

 

Microsoft Launcher’s Digital Health Features, To-Do Integration, Now Available to All Users

https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/195916/microsoft-launchers-digital-health-features-to-do-integration-now-available-to-all-users?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8mg090hJoIroT34kcGb43pdqB7MyaWYOd491stAPUUlHcbu8evWzPnhkAilpuwXf-BYE1p5CGnYXNkJ_SXs6rERbvxcw&_hsmi=68600413

 

5 of the Best Android Apps to Compose Music on the Go

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-apps-compose-music/

 

Apps Share Data With Facebook, Even if No FB Account

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10477/apps-share-data-facebook-even-if-no-fb-account

 

Tor Browser

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

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

 

Android Pie is full of new features

Android 9.0 Pie has been out for months on Pixel phones. And in that time, we've been using the latest flavor of Android to find all of its best features.

If you don't have a Pixel phone, here's when your phone is getting Google's latest OS.

If you do have a Pixel, here's how to install Android Pie right now.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/pictures/android-pie-features-to-get-excited-about/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

Android Pie: When is my phone getting it?

We have some answers.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/android-pie-when-is-my-phone-getting-it/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

How to Use My Photo Stream on Your iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/394063/how-to-use-my-photo-stream-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

 

How to use your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement (Part 6)

Some essential iPad productivity tips

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3323062/mobile-wireless/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-as-a-laptop-replacement-part-6.html

 

If You Can't Set Up Your Apple Watch's New ECG App, Here's Why

https://lifehacker.com/if-you-cant-set-up-your-apple-watchs-new-ecg-app-heres-1830936317

 

Smart Speakers Are Mostly Used to Play Music (Shocker!)

A new survey by Nielsen finds that while smart speakers are very much on the rise in the United States, the primary use for them is the same as what anyone could pull off by tethering a smartphone to any Bluetooth squawk box. Other use cases are, thankfully, also on the rise.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364183/smart-speakers-are-mostly-used-to-play-music-shocker?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

How to check your device health on Windows 10

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

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

 

The Apple Watch is Available for In-Store Pick-Up

How to Reserve Your Watch and Take it Home from Your Local Apple Store

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-watch-now-available-3441403

 

Windows 10 Version 1809 Cumulative Update Build 17763.168 Released

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-version-1809-cumulative-update-build-17763168-released/

 

15 Free Alternatives to Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-alternatives-photoshop-illustrator-lightroom/

 

How to delete cookies in web browsers on Windows

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

 

How to Turn On or Off Storage Sense to Automatically Free Up Space in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/75317-turn-off-storage-sense-automatically-free-up-space-windows-10-a.html

 

AI Used to Search for People in Surveillance Videos by Height, Gender, and Clothing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ai-search-people-surveillance-videos/

 

Google wins U.S. approval for radar-based hand motion sensor

https://news.yahoo.com/google-wins-u-approval-radar-based-hand-motion-220252801--finance.html

 

$41 gets you a home security camera with cool features you won’t even find on a $200 Nest Cam

https://bgr.com/2019/01/01/home-security-camera-with-pan-and-zoom-on-sale-on-amazon/

 

Enable Dark Mode in Google's Contacts App for Android

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/enable-dark-mode-googles-contacts-app-for-android-0191685/

 

How to Get the Most from Autofocus With Your Camera

https://www.howtogeek.com/394018/how-to-get-the-most-from-autofocus-with-your-camera/

 

How to use your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement (Part 7)

Lock it down: The iPad security guide for people using an iPad as a laptop replacement

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3322930/mobile-wireless/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-as-a-laptop-replacement-part-7.html

 

Create the Perfect Nap Routine With Alexa's 'Wait' Action 

https://lifehacker.com/use-alexas-wait-action-to-create-the-perfect-nap-routin-1830906145

 

Fitbit Charge 3

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/364300/fitbit-charge-3?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

How to quickly switch between accounts on Windows 10

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

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

 

How to Change the Watch Face on Your Apple Watch

Switch Between Faces, Add Customizations and More.

https://www.lifewire.com/change-watch-face-on-apple-watch-3863318

 

HackerOne Offers Free Sandboxes To Replicate Real-World Security Bugs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackerone-offers-free-sandboxes-to-replicate-real-world-security-bugs/

 

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a MicroSD Card

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-mistakes-avoid-buying-next-microsd-card/

 

How to free up RAM on Windows computer

https://macpaw.com/how-to/free-ram-on-windows-computer

 

How to Enable or Disable Windows Sandbox in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123777-enable-disable-windows-sandbox-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Fix the Wi-Fi Connected No Internet Issue in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-wi-fi-connected-with-no-internet-windows/

 

MIT researchers are now 3D-printing glass

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/31/mit-researchers-are-now-3d-printing-glass/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google Maps is getting support for instant messages, but it’s not what you think

https://bgr.com/2019/01/01/google-maps-messages-feature-will-support-chats-with-businesses/

 

Track Your Sleep Activity in Apple's Health App for iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/track-your-sleep-activity-apples-health-app-for-iphone-0191382/

 

How to Set Up and Manage Apple Pay on Your Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/393780/how-to-set-up-and-manage-apple-pay-on-your-mac/

 

What is the future of the Mac?

Apple will set the fate of both of its main creative platforms – the Mac and iPad Pro – at its event in New York today. The future of both is at stake.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3317837/apple-mac/what-is-the-future-of-the-mac.html

 

How to Avoid Fingerprint Scams in Apps

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-avoid-fingerprint-scams-in-apps-1830877641

 

Google Chromecast Is Losing the TV Battle to Roku, Amazon

Google didn't talk about the new Chromecast at its Pixel event because it's a failed idea. The company needs a new TV approach stat, which should maybe include a Roku acquisition.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/364314/google-chromecast-is-losing-the-tv-battle-to-roku-amazon?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=4

 

Google aims to fix laggy interface on Chrome OS tablets

Your Pixel Slate could better live up to its potential.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/31/google-aims-to-fix-lag-on-chrome-os-tablets/?yptr=yahoo

 

What caused nationwide CenturyLink outage? The root of the problem was in Denver, memo says 

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2018/12/31/what-caused-centurylink-outage.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Phone Carriers Don't Want Businesses To Know About This

Telecom executives are getting worried that most businesses are switching to this.

http://info.expertmarket.com/racing-to-get-new-phone-system?cid=587e087c3dc1f&utm_device=desktop&network=aM78XTt2BTvAvlGiivQA-

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Apple ended 2018 with a rare product launch miss

  - Apple promised to launch its wireless charger, AirPower, in 2018, but it never did.

  - AirPower was announced in September 2017 and promised for this year, but almost all mentions of the product have been removed from Apple's website.

  - AirPower would let users charge their iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch wirelessly.

  - Reports suggest AirPower was overheating.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/31/apple-airpower-misses-2018-launch.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

See if You're Using These Popular Android Apps That Overshare Info to Facebook

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/see-youre-using-popular-android-203000174.html

 

Google Killed Chrome Apps, But You Can Easily Make Your Own

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-killed-chrome-apps-but-you-can-easily-make-your-own/

 

Find out what is taking up space on your Mac

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

 

Kim's Take: Amazon's Alexa shares private conversations with strangers

https://www.komando.com/columns/525275/kims-take-amazons-alexa-shares-private-conversations-with-strangers

 

Google Pixel Slate

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/365111/google-pixel-slate?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Google is testing group calling in Duo

There's also a low light mode for late night chats.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/31/google-duo-group-calling-test/?yptr=yahoo

 

LG’s New Laser Projector Works Just 2 Inches Away From Your Wall

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/282824-lgs-new-laser-projector-works-just-2-inches-away-from-your-wall

 

Alexa, be afraid: Google's Home Hub showcases Amazon's vulnerabilities

Commentary: Think Alexa is the voice assistant to beat? Think again.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/alexa-be-afraid-google-home-hub-showcases-amazon-vulnerabilities-commentary/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

How to Use AppLocker to Block Microsoft Store Apps from Running in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123970-use-applocker-block-microsoft-store-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

DNA Testing Kits & The Security Risks in Digitized DNA

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dna-testing-kits-and-the-security-risks-in-digitized-dna/

 

7 Ways to Reduce Eye Strain From Your iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reduce-eye-strain-iphone/

 

The 9 Best Smartwatches to Buy in 2019

Finally, watches can do more than just keep track of time

https://www.lifewire.com/best-smartwatches-4048042

 

How to fix corrupted Recycle Bin on Windows 10

If you can't use Recycle Bin on Windows 10, it may be time to reset it, and in this guide, we'll how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-recycle-bin-windows-10/

 

How to Secure Windows 10 by Disabling Its Password Recovery Questions

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-secure-windows-10-by-disabling-its-password-reco-1831001538

 

How to use your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement

Apple’s iPad Pro has evolved into a powerful productivity solution for enterprise users. Learn what equipment and software you need in order to use it instead of a laptop when on the road.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3318252/mobile-wireless/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-as-a-laptop-replacement.html

 

Tech in 2019: 5G, AI, 8K – the year ahead looks like an alphabet soup of progress

https://news.yahoo.com/tech-2019-5g-ai-8k-110009090.html

 

How to Perform a Clean Boot in Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/393698/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows/

 

Declutter your Mac desktop: Get more productive

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

 

Amazing new things you can do with Alexa

https://www.komando.com/tips/519785/amazing-new-things-you-can-do-with-alexa

 

How to Avoid Phishing Scams

Viruses, Trojans, and other malicious programs attack your OS and your apps. With phishing attacks, the target is you, the user. Here's how to protect your personal information and avoid these scams.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/364947/how-to-avoid-phishing-scams?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Nokia's five-camera phone will include an in-screen fingerprint reader

The Nokia 9 PureView will be full of tricks.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/31/nokia-9-pureview-leak/?yptr=yahoo

 

IBM, Samsung Ink Agreement to Build Future Power Chips

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/282766-ibm-samsung-ink-agreement-to-build-future-power-chips

 

Google calls Home Hub security claims 'inaccurate'

After a hacker found vulnerabilities in the Home Hub's code, Google pointed out that you need to be on the same Wi-Fi network to exploit the code.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/google-calls-home-hub-security-claims-inaccurate/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

How to Create and Restore a System Image Backup with Macrium Reflect

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61026-backup-restore-macrium-reflect.html

 

Netbooks, RPis, & Bash Bunny Gear - Attacking Banks from the Inside

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/netbooks-rpis-and-bash-bunny-gear-attacking-banks-from-the-inside/

 

10 Dead-Simple Mac Apps Everyone Needs to Use

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/simple-mac-apps-everyone/

 

Meet The Fitbit Blaze

The company moves into smartwatch territory.

https://www.lifewire.com/meet-newest-fitbit-blaze-3441437

 

How to uninstall Office 365 or Office 2019/2016 on Windows 10

Here are the easy steps to get rid of Microsoft Office from your Windows 10 PC, if you don't like product or you're having issues and you need reinstall it.

https://pureinfotech.com/uninstall-office-365-2016-2013-pc/

 

It's Time to Check Which Apps Are Tracking Your Location

https://lifehacker.com/its-time-to-check-which-apps-are-tracking-your-location-1830979707

 

How to use your iPad Pro to replace your laptop (Part 2)

The second installment of this multi-part guide to using your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement explains how to take control of your keyboard.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3319436/apple-mac/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-to-replace-your-laptop-part-2.html

 

The Best Technology Guides of 2018

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/best-technology-guides-2018-160000005.html

 

Microsoft Broke Windows 10’s File Associations With a Botched Update

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/microsoft-broke-windows-10s-file-associations-with-a-botched-update/

 

Best antivirus software for macOS

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

 

Drones shut down British airport -- Alexa files sent to wrong person -- Computer shop employees stole customer photos

https://www.komando.com/listen/episode/100001565/drones-shut-down-british-airport-alexa-files-sent-to-wrong-person-computer-shop-employees-stole-customer-photos

An interface for the Wine software so you can easily install Windows apps on Linux

The Best Printers for 2019

Whether you're looking for an inkjet printer, a fast-churning laser model, or a specialty printer for your home or office, here's all the buying advice you need to choose wisely and land the best printer for your needs. Also, check out our top-rated printers, all tested in our labs.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2373165,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

PlayOnLinux

An interface for the Wine software so you can easily install Windows apps on Linux

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Utilities/PlayOnLinux-34341.shtml

 

Epson FF-680W Scanner: Godsend for Scrapbookers, Home Offices, SMB

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/278785-epson-ff-680w-scanner-review

 

Unlock Apple's 'Dark Mode' in iOS 12 for iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/unlock-apples-dark-mode-ios-12-for-iphone-0177931/

 

How to Enable or Disable Line Wrapping Selection in Console Window in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123959-enable-disable-line-wrapping-selection-console-windows-10-a.html

 

Botnet of 20,000 WordPress Sites Infecting Other WordPress Sites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/botnet-of-20-000-wordpress-sites-infecting-other-wordpress-sites/

 

10 Minimalist Android Apps for a Simpler Phone

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

 

WiseWear Bracelets Combine Fashion with Safety

Features Include a Distress Signal, Activity Tracking and More.

https://www.lifewire.com/wisewear-bracelets-combine-fashion-with-safety-3441379

 

How to download the Windows 10 version 1803 ISO file after version 1809 releases

It's possible to download the Windows 10 April 2018 Update ISO file if you must downgrade from October 2018 Update, and in this guide, you'll learn how.

https://pureinfotech.com/download-windows-10-1803-iso-file-after-1809-releases/

 

How to Change Alexa's Wake Word to Something Other Than 'Alexa'

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-change-alexas-wake-word-to-something-other-than-1830964487

 

How to use your iPad Pro to replace your laptop (Part 3)

In the third episode in the multi-part guide to help you use an iPad Pro instead of a notebook, we show you how to use the multi-tasking features.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3320076/mobile-wireless/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-to-replace-your-laptop-part-3.html

 

Netflix Pulls the Plug on New In-App iOS Subscriptions

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/netflix-pulls-plug-app-ios-142521165.html

 

You Can’t Trust BitLocker to Encrypt Your SSD on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/you-cant-trust-bitlocker-to-encrypt-your-ssd-on-windows-10/

 

How to perform a maintenance of your MacBook

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

 

Alexa shares more than 1,500 private conversations with complete stranger

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/524759/alexa-shares-more-than-1500-private-conversations-with-complete-stranger

 

Qualcomm's Next Snapdragon Is Not the 8150

Qualcomm released livestreaming details for its three-day 5G extravaganza next week, giving me a chance to debunk some false claims about its new processor's name.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365148/qualcomms-next-snapdragon-is-not-the-8150?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Nvidia Linux Display Driver 64-bit

The OpenGL 3D native graphics driver installer developed by Nvidia for GNU/Linux operating systems running on 64-bit architectures

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Hardware/nVidia-Linux-Display-Driver-AMD64-EM64T-11290.shtml

 

The Best Vacuum Sealing And Space Saver Bags For Home Organization And Travel

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9210/the-best-vacuum-sealing-and-space-saver-bags-for-home-organization-and-travel/

 

Stop Your iPhone Photos from Broadcasting Your Location to Others

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/stop-your-iphone-photos-from-broadcasting-your-location-others-0190815/

 

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

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

 

Mozilla Announces a Native ARM64 version of Firefox

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-announces-a-native-arm64-version-of-firefox/

 

The 10 Best Google Docs Add-Ons for More Professional Documents

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

 

Smartwatches That Won't Break the Bank

You Can Still Get Plenty of Features for Less Than $200

https://www.lifewire.com/smart-watches-that-wont-break-bank-3441390

 

How to set up a new PC with fresh copy of Windows 10

If you're setting up a new PC, use these steps to start fresh with a clean copy of Windows 10 without bloatware or trailware.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-new-pc-fresh-copy-windows-10/

 

How to Turn on Skype's New Real-Time Captioning Feature 

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-turn-on-skypes-new-real-time-captioning-feature-1830961689

 

How to use your iPad Pro to replace your laptop (Part 4)

Getting more from tags and using Apple’s Files app.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3320020/mobile-wireless/how-to-use-your-ipad-pro-to-replace-your-laptop-part-4.html

 

iPhone XI to feature long-distance 3D camera according to report

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iphone-xi-feature-long-distance-3d-camera-according-152053694.html

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Encrypt Your Notes, Photos & Archives with EncryptPad

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/encrypt-your-notes-photos-archives-with-encryptpad-0190898/

 

How to Screen Record on a Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-screen-record-on-mac/

 

AT&T portable battery will charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone

Who needs AirPower?

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/30/att-power-drum-spoiled-at-fcc/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Customize OEM Support Information in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/76570-customize-oem-support-information-windows-10-a.html

 

Stop Sending Regular Text Messages

https://gizmodo.com/stop-sending-regular-text-messages-1831258324#_ga=2.14701878.1299175975.1545781165-73898140.1539733871

 

2018 In the Rearview Mirror

Among this year's biggest news stories: epic hardware vulnerabilities, a more lethal form of DDoS attack, Olympic 'false flags,' hijacked home routers, fileless malware - and a new world's record for data breaches.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/2018-in-the-rearview-mirror/a/d-id/1333532

 

The 8 Best Smart Clothes of 2018

High tech clothing can make life easier in some interesting ways

https://www.lifewire.com/best-smart-clothes-4176104

 

Sextortion Emails now Leading to Ransomware and Info-Stealing Trojans

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sextortion-emails-now-leading-to-ransomware-and-info-stealing-trojans/

 

SNOWY MOUNTAINS THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/snowy-mountains-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Management of “Fake News” on Social Media Will Continue On Its Downward Spiral

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/management-of-fake-news-on-social-media-will-continue-on-its-downward-spiral/

 

Amazon Echo Input review: 

Make any speaker an Alexa speaker for $35

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/amazon-echo-input-review/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

It Looks Like Verizon's Online Advertising Project Is a Flop

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/looks-verizon-apos-online-advertising-010000780.html

 

How to Prevent PowerPoint from Automatically Resizing Text

https://www.howtogeek.com/393935/how-to-prevent-powerpoint-from-resizing-text/

 

Got Microsoft Office? Get this new Windows 10 app for free

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/524867/get-this-new-microsoft-office-windows-10-app-for-free

 

Apple's small Silk Labs purchase pushes AI to the edge

Apple’s AI push into on-device machine learning continues with its acquisition of Silk Labs.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3323357/cloud-computing/apples-small-silk-labs-purchase-pushes-ai-to-the-edge.html

 

15 Mac Apps That Enable Mojave’s Dark Theme Everywhere

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-apps-dark-theme/

 

Android's stock texting app now includes anti-spam safeguards

The Messages upgrade is rolling out to some users.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/29/android-messages-spam-protection-rollout/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Setup and Use Hyper-V in Windows 10 for OS Virtualization

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2087-hyper-v-virtualization-setup-use-windows-10-a.html

 

Windows 10 Collects Activity Data Even When Tracking Is Disabled, But You Can Block It [Updated]

https://lifehacker.com/windows-10-collects-activity-data-even-when-tracking-is-1831054394

 

US Names, Sanctions Russian GRU Officials for 2016 Election Hacks

Treasury Department names and imposes economic sanctions on the alleged major players behind the Russian election-meddling operation, as well as the World Anti-Doping Agency breach.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/us-names-sanctions-russian-gru-officials-for-2016-election-hacks-/d/d-id/1333530

 

How to Modify Settings on Your Apple Watch

Customize your Apple Watch by using the Settings feature

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-watch-settings-4141148

 

WebKit Vulnerability Affects Latest Versions of Apple Safari

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/webkit-vulnerability-affects-latest-versions-of-apple-safari/

 

WINDOWS 10 SETTINGS APP SHOWS UP WITH UPDATED DESIGN

The next version of Windows 10 may introduces visual changes on the Settings app similar to the design of the Microsoft account.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-settings-app-header-design/

 

Facebook subjected to lawsuit, exposé over user data practices

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/facebook-subjected-to-lawsuit-expose-over-user-data-practices/

 

Apple iPhone XR review: 

The best iPhone value in years

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/apple-iphone-xr-2018/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

Did you unwrap some cool tech toys this Christmas? Careful what you say around them.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/did-unwrap-cool-tech-toys-110001802.html

 

The Best Free Apps for Creating a Digital Photo Collage

https://www.howtogeek.com/368860/how-to-make-a-digital-photo-collage/

 

Amazing new things you can do with Alexa

https://www.komando.com/tips/519785/amazing-new-things-you-can-do-with-alexa

 

How to fix iCloud when it stops working

When iCloud goes wrong, follow this checklist of steps to try to make it better.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3322896/mobile-wireless/how-to-fix-icloud-when-it-stops-working.html

 

7 Tips for Using the Tor Browser Safely

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tor-browser-safety-tips/

 

The best ultrawide monitors

Consider narrowing your shortlist to these two models from Acer and Dell.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/30/the-best-ultrawide-monitors/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Enable or Disable Tab Audio Muting in Google Chrome in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/112920-enable-disable-tab-audio-muting-google-chrome.html

 

I Asked Apple for Everything It Knows About Me, and Here's What I Found

https://lifehacker.com/i-asked-apple-for-everything-it-knows-about-me-and-her-1831045096

 

LibreELEC

An open source fork of the OpenELEC GNU/Linux distribution designed for single-board computers

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Linux-Distributions/LibreELEC-103791.shtml

 

How Fitbit Tracks Sleep: Understanding the Sleep Stages Feature

Learn how to track your sleep using your Fitbit

https://www.lifewire.com/fitbit-sleep-stages-4140333

 

Windows 10 Testing New Conversational Date Format in File Explorer

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-testing-new-conversational-date-format-in-file-explorer/

 

MICROSOFT EDGE TO BRING CHROME EXTENSION SUPPORT

The Chromium version of Microsoft Edge is likely to bring support for Chrome extensions.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-chrome-extension-support/

 

Find out why Netgear’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender has 18,500 5-star ratings

https://bgr.com/2018/12/31/wifi-range-extender-with-best-rating-on-amazon/

 

View the Battery Percentage Indicator on Your iPhone X, XS, XS Max, or XR

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/view-battery-percentage-indicator-your-iphone-x-xs-xs-max-xr-0181060/

 

Why you should act quickly if your iPhone battery is rubbish

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/why-act-quickly-iphone-battery-110800829.html

 

The Best Free DJ Apps

https://www.howtogeek.com/392423/the-best-free-dj-apps/

 

10 hidden Google search features

https://www.komando.com/tips/519857/10-hidden-google-search-features

 

How to automate your Mac with Calendar

How to use Apple’s Calendar app to add even more automation to your Mac.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3322125/apple-mac/how-to-automate-your-mac-with-calendar.html

 

10 Useful Tweaks That Improve the iPhone for Seniors

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-for-seniors-tweaks/

 

Privacy Futures: Fed-up Consumers Take Their Data Back

In 2019, usable security will become the new buzzword and signal a rejection of the argument that there must be a trade-off between convenience and security and privacy.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/privacy-futures-fed-up-consumers-take-their-data-back/a/d-id/1333499

 

How to Use AppLocker to Allow or Block Script Files from Running in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124016-use-applocker-allow-block-script-files-windows-10-a.html

 

How Facebook Schemed Against Its Users

https://gizmodo.com/how-facebook-schemed-against-its-users-1830916368#_ga=2.238236928.1299175975.1545781165-73898140.1539733871

 

Raspbian

A free Linux operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux and optimized for Raspberry Pi

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/Raspbian-89289.shtml

 

All the Things You Can Track with Wearables

Steps and calories are just the tip of the iceberg

https://www.lifewire.com/what-wearables-can-track-4121040

 

DanaBot Banking Trojan Gets into Spam Business

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/danabot-banking-trojan-gets-into-spam-business/

 

How to fix File History not backing up OneDrive folder on Windows 10

OneDrive isn’t getting backed up when your run File History? Then you need to disable this feature to make it work.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-file-history-backup-onedrive-windows-10/

 

The best fast wireless charger for iPhones and Galaxy phones is down to $19.99

https://bgr.com/2018/12/31/fast-wireless-charger-for-iphone-xr-xs-android-galaxy-phones/

 

Fix the 'Software Update Is Required to Connect to Your iPhone' Warning on Your Mac

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/fix-software-update-is-required-connect-your-iphone-warning-your-mac-0185898/

 

Are 8K TVs Worth the Upgrade? Our Experts Weigh In

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/8k-okay-experts-weigh-170033804.html

 

How to Block a Website in Safari on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/393460/how-to-block-a-website-in-safari-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

You better watch out! These fake Amazon order email confirmations are banking Trojans in disguise

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/524906/you-better-watch-out-these-fake-amazon-order-email-confirmations-are-banking-trojans-in-disguise

 

How to check the condition of your Mac’s battery

If you’re thinking about buying a second-hand Mac notebook, you need to know how to find the condition of the battery. This simple tip helps you do that.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3321001/apple-mac/how-to-check-the-condition-of-your-mac-s-battery.html

 

What Is SuperFetch on Windows 10? And How to Disable It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-superfetch/

 

Microsoft Stock Was the Dow’s Top Tech Performer in 2018

https://www.barrons.com/articles/microsoft-stock-2018-51546032205?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Sleep Texting Is Real, So Keep Your Phone Away From Your Bed

https://vitals.lifehacker.com/sleep-texting-is-real-so-keep-your-phone-away-from-you-1830882663#_ga=2.18912184.1299175975.1545781165-73898140.1539733871

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(Alert: Tribune Publishing hacked effecting publishing.  FBI investigating.)

 

A New SSD Is The Cheap Upgrade Your Old Mac Mini Craves (this works for all systems using a 2.5" or 3.5" with adapter)

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9351/a-new-ssd-is-the-cheap-upgrade-your-old-mac-mini-craves/

 

How Much Power Do My Stereo Speakers Really Need?

Figure out the Right Amount of Power for Your System

https://www.lifewire.com/power-needed-for-speakers-3134849

 

HTG Explains: What Are All Those Advanced Power Settings in Windows?

https://www.howtogeek.com/393547/htg-explains-what-are-all-those-advanced-power-settings-in-windows/

 

Seedworm Spy Gang Stores Malware on GitHub, Keeps Up with Infosec Advances

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/seedworm-spy-gang-stores-malware-on-github-keeps-up-with-infosec-advances/

 

How to Keep Your Internet-Connected Device From Spying on You 

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-keep-your-internet-connected-device-from-spying-1831230689

 

With ZipScan, Scan Documents With Your Phone in Seconds

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/zipscan-scan-documents-phone-seconds/

 

Attackers Use Scripting Flaw in Internet Explorer, Forcing Microsoft Patch

Microsoft issues an emergency update to its IE browser after researchers notified the company that a scripting engine flaw is being used to compromised systems.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/attackers-use-scripting-flaw-in-internet-explorer-forcing-microsoft-patch/d/d-id/1333533

 

U.S. indicts Chinese nationals on cyber espionage charges

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/u-s-indicts-chinese-nationals-on-cyber-espionage-charges/

 

I Was A Cable Guy. I Saw The Worst Of America.

https://news.yahoo.com/cable-guy-saw-worst-america-141612001.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

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.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

7 top-rated apps that will make you smarter, calmer and healthier in 2019

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/20/apple-iphone-android-7-top-rated-self-improvement-apps.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Evolution

A PIM (Personal Information Management) suite with integrated mail, address book and calendar

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Communications/Email/Evolution-Devel-18873.shtml

 

Top 5 tools for Windows PC in 2018

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

 

27 tips for your new Apple TV

It can do more than you might think.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/apple-tv-tips-and-tricks/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

Weekly Digest: The last Windows 10 and Xbox One tips of 2018

In case you missed it, we looked at the top stories of 2018, and we outlined more tips to get the most out of your devices.

https://pureinfotech.com/last-windows-10-xbox-one-tips-2018/

 

Apple has some big media challenges to solve

Apple is expected to introduce its Texture-based news and magazine service next year, but it has some big challenges to resolve if it wants this to work.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3328821/mobile-wireless/apple-has-some-big-media-challenges-to-solve.html

 

Data breach predictions that will likely happen in 2019

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/524525/data-breach-predictions-that-will-likely-happen-in-2019

 

Can You Watch 2D on a 3D TV or Video Projector?

https://www.lifewire.com/watching-2d-on-a-3d-tv-1847322

 

Already a Spotify Fan? Here are 6 New Features You Might Have Missed

https://www.howtogeek.com/393291/already-a-spotify-fan-here-are-6-new-features-you-might-have-missed/

 

Windows 10 Insider Build 18298 Brings New Features and Improvements

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-insider-build-18298-brings-new-features-and-improvements/

 

Check Your New 2018 iPad Pro for a Bend Right When You Buy it

https://lifehacker.com/check-your-new-2018-ipad-pro-for-a-bend-right-when-you-1831233005

 

How to Fix the Firefox Proxy Server When It’s Refusing Connections

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/firefox-proxy-server-refusing-connections/

 

Hackers Bypass Gmail, Yahoo 2FA at Scale

A new Amnesty International report explains how cyberattackers are phishing second-factor authentication codes sent via SMS.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/hackers-bypass-gmail-yahoo-2fa-at-scale/d/d-id/1333534

 

China behind massive diplomatic cyberespionage campaign

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/china-behind-massive-diplomatic-cyberespionage-campaign/

 

How to Edit Nearly Any File on Your Phone or Tablet

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/edit-nearly-file-phone-tablet-133000334.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Can Brain-Machine Interfaces Put You in a Better Mood?

What does it feel like having pulsed light enter the brain via a brain-machine interface. We went to Sofia University's TransTech Lab in Palo Alto to find out.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/362227/can-brain-machine-interfaces-put-you-in-a-better-mood?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

Here are a bunch of things you can do with your new Amazon Echo

  - If you got an Amazon Echo over the holidays you might be tempted to just leave it in a box, but it's not complicated and there's a ton of fun things you can do with it.

  - With these Amazon Echo tips and tricks, you'll learn how to book an Uber, shop, set reminders, set custom routines, call people and more.

  - If you have multiple Echos, you can even use them as an in-home intercom.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/24/amazon-echo-tips-and-tricks.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Vivaldi

The next-generation web browser for power users, based on the powerful Chromium project

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/Internet/HTTP-WWW-/Vivaldi-103720.shtml

 

Run a Windows Virtual Machine on your Mac

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

 

5 steps to set up your new smart lock

Here's how to get the most out of your new smart lock.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/setup-your-new-smart-lock/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

UP IN THE SKY THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/up-sky-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Innovative anti-phishing app comes to iPhones

MetaCert checks emails on iPhones for phishing links, but giving the app access to all of your messages could be a concern for some.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3327240/apple-ios/innovative-anti-phishing-app-comes-to-iphones.html

 

5 great uses for your old smartphone

https://www.komando.com/tips/421084/5-uses-for-your-old-smartphone

 

HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) Explained

What you need to know about HDMI versions 1.0 through 2.1.

https://www.lifewire.com/hdmi-facts-high-definition-multimedia-interface-1847337

 

How to Make Sure Your Gadgets Will Automatically Change Time for Daylight Savings

https://www.howtogeek.com/393729/how-to-make-sure-your-gadgets-will-automatically-change-time-for-daylight-savings/

 

Android Clickfraud Op Impersonates iPhones to Bump Ad Premiums

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/android-clickfraud-op-impersonates-iphones-to-bump-ad-premiums/

 

How to Keep Apple From Spamming Your Phone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-keep-apple-from-spamming-your-phone-1831201212

 

Apple Music Is Coming to Your Amazon Echo

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/apple-music-coming-amazon-echo/

 

Microsoft Issues Emergency Fix for IE Zero Day

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/12/microsoft-issues-emergency-fix-for-ie-zero-day/

 

How to View Protection History of Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123840-view-protection-history-windows-defender-antivirus-windows-10-a.html

 

Amazon error allowed Alexa user to eavesdrop on another home

The customer had asked to listen back to recordings of his own activities made by Alexa but he was also able to access 1,700 audio files from a stranger.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/amazon-error-allowed-alexa-user-eavesdrop-another-home-n950276

 

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.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

Cybersecurity 101: Why you need to use a password manager

https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/25/cybersecurity-101-guide-password-manager/?yptr=yahoo

 

Turn your iPad into the iOS-powered MacBook Apple refuses to make with this Logitech accessory

https://bgr.com/2018/12/30/best-keyboard-case-for-ipad-pro-on-amazon-now/

 

Here’s how to get the most from iCloud

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

 

Easily Change Your Phone's Font Without Tripping SafetyNet

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/easily-change-your-phones-font-without-tripping-safetynet-0189596/

 

Windows Sandbox is a feature to run unknown apps in isolation

Windows 10 is getting a new sandbox feature to run unknown apps that may be harmful to your device in an isolated lightweight environment called "Windows Sandbox."

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-sandbox-feature-windows-10-1903/

 

Will Apple’s iPhone replace your password?

Apple has begun testing a new security standard called WebAuthn, elevating the possibility of using Face ID on your iPhone alongside a password and Touch ID to access highly secure websites.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3326069/security/will-apple-s-iphone-replace-your-password.html

 

How to find everything Microsoft knows about you

https://www.komando.com/tips/455069/how-to-find-everything-microsoft-knows-about-you

 

Apple Watch 101 For The New Apple Watch Owner

Here's everything you need to know, from unboxing to using apps.

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-watch-basics-4121197

 

Some Windows 10 Clocks Didn’t “Fall Back,” Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/some-windows-10-clocks-didn%E2%80%99t-%E2%80%9Cfall-back%E2%80%9D-here%E2%80%99s-how-to-fix-it/

 

Pressing F7 in the Command Prompt Lists Previously Entered Commands

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/pressing-f7-in-the-command-prompt-lists-previously-entered-commands/

 

How to Count the Time Until a Date From Your Mac's Menu Bar

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-count-the-time-until-a-date-from-your-macs-menu-1831163382

 

How to Prevent Your Android Phone From Overheating

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/prevent-android-phone-overheating/

 

[Tip] Disable Recommended Extensions Suggestions in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-disable-recommended-extensions-suggestions-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

How to Restore Default Location of Your Personal Folders in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/23504-restore-default-location-personal-folders-windows-10-a.html

 

Verizon says Oath is dead. Meet Verizon Media Group.

The un-rebranding of Verizon's AOL/Yahoo properties comes just a week after the company told federal regulators the brand was all but worthless.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/verizon-says-oath-dead-meet-verizon-media-group-n949631

 

What Internet Use Will Look Like in 2022

Cisco's 2018 Visual Networking Index projects more internet users, more connected devices, faster speeds, and more video traffic over the next four years.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365102/what-internet-use-will-look-like-in-2022?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Microsoft puts desktop apps in containers with Windows Sandbox

A new feature for Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise lets you run untrusted desktop apps in isolated environments more flexible than VMs

https://www.infoworld.com/article/3329536/virtualization/microsoft-puts-desktop-apps-in-containers-with-windows-sandbox.html

 

These are the first apps you should download on your new iPhone or Android

https://bgr.com/2018/12/25/best-smartphone-apps-2018-recommendations/

 

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

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

 

Enable Dark Mode in the Google Phone App

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/enable-dark-mode-google-phone-app-0191793/

 

FROSTY ART THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/frosty-art-theme-windows-10-download/

 

8 Gmail tips for Mac users

Tips to improve your Gmail Mac browser experience

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3326537/apple-mac/8-gmail-tips-for-mac-users.html

 

5 clever ways to use phone’s camera like a DSLR

https://www.komando.com/tips/460484/5-clever-ways-to-use-phones-camera-like-a-dslr

 

The 5 Best Galaxy Watch Features

Your watch can do much more than tell time

https://www.lifewire.com/the-5-best-galaxy-watch-features-including-phone-calls-and-texts-4177295

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