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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 01/19/2019 1512
Fri 01/182019 1511
Thur 01/17/2019 1510
Wed 01/16/2019 1509
Tue 01/15/2019 1508
Mon 01/14/2019 1507
Sun 01/13/2019 1506

Sat 1512 01/19/2019

2019’s First Data Breach: It Took Less than 24 Hours

https://www.cbronline.com/news/2019s-first-data-breach

 

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.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

What Is Exposure Compensation in Photography?

https://www.howtogeek.com/398464/what-is-exposure-compensation-in-photography/

 

GM is transforming Cadillac into an electric brand

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/11/gm-is-transforming-cadillac-into-an-electric-brand/

 

Dell Perfects the XPS 13, Brings the Webcam to the Top

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/196057/dell-perfects-the-xps-13-brings-the-webcam-to-the-top?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95o69PNGpnByZHDMEPfWVK45yCvoXyvS_gqZIdor1pxTOTdIm00dLj9MH7xAA2REYjyTonA4jyUqhfH4DmqDXZRQMaOA&_hsmi=68858739

 

Configure Windows 10 to Shut Down the Device on Low Battery

Windows 10 has been optimized for longer battery life, and Microsoft has been focused particularly on making the operating system and the apps that come with it as power efficient as possible.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/configure-windows-10-to-shut-down-the-device-on-low-battery-524558.shtml

 

How to Control+Alt+Delete on a Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/control-alt-delete-mac/

 

Netflix phishing scam: Don’t take the bait

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/12/netflix-phishing-scam-dont-take-bait

 

Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices:

Managing Threats and Protecting Patients

http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/405d/Documents/HICP-Main-508.pdf

 

How to free up RAM on Windows computer

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

 

Microsoft Pays Price For Unwanted Update

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10481/microsoft-pays-price-unwanted-update

 

The HP Chromebook 14 puts AMD power under the hood for the first time

HP's Chromebook 14 is one of the first Google laptops to feature an AMD processor.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3331169/laptop-computers/hp-chromebook-14-amd-prices-specs-features.html

 

How to Get Rid of an Android Virus From Your Phone

Learn how to tell if your phone has a virus - and what you can do about it

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-remove-virus-android-4174261

 

Why You Are Better Off Surfing the Web with Malwarebytes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/surfing-web-with-malwarebytes/

 

Hacking for the holidays: Healthcare Ransomware Edition

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/hacking-for-the-holidays-healthcare-ransomware-edition/

 

Reddit Users Locked Out of Their Accounts for Unusual Activity

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/reddit-users-locked-out-of-their-accounts-for-unusual-activity/

 

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.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

How Dark Mode Can Extend Battery Life on OLED Phones

https://www.howtogeek.com/397982/how-dark-mode-can-extend-battery-life-on-oled-phones/

 

Google cans the Chromecast Audio

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/11/google-cans-the-chromecast-audio/

 

Lenovo’s New Android Tablets Can Turn Into Alexa-Powered Smart Displays

https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/196665/lenovos-new-android-tablets-can-turn-into-alexa-powered-smart-displays?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95o69PNGpnByZHDMEPfWVK45yCvoXyvS_gqZIdor1pxTOTdIm00dLj9MH7xAA2REYjyTonA4jyUqhfH4DmqDXZRQMaOA&_hsmi=68858739

 

CloneApp

Backup configuration files, registry entries, as well as entire custom folders or single documents with this intuitive application

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

 

DuckDuckGo Denies Using Browser Fingerprinting

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/duckduckgo-denies-browser-fingerprinting/

 

Warn your friends they can’t bypass Facebook with this hoax

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/01/03/warn-your-friends-they-cant-bypass-facebook-with-this-hoax/

 

Hackers demand ransom from Dublin’s tram system, after Luas website defaced

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/hackers-demand-ransom-luas-website-defaced/#new_tab

 

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

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

 

Windows 10 To Reserve 7GB Extra Drive Space

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10483/windows-10-reserve-7gb-extra-drive-space

 

Acer's Chromebook 315 pairs an AMD processor with a 15.6-inch display for as low as $279.99

There's quite a lot packed into what could be a rather aggressively priced Acer Chromebook.

https://tinyurl.com/ycy7dmkm

 

What Is Google Podcasts?

The standalone podcast app for Android

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-google-podcasts-4173007

 

How Dropbox Is Improving Workflow with New Extensions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dropbox-improving-workflow-with-extensions/

 

Data breaches affected more than a billion people in 2018

The personal information of more than a billion people was compromised in 2018 as companies holding the data failed to keep it safe

https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252455311/Data-breaches-affected-more-than-a-billion-people-in-2018

 

Google Chrome Ad Blocker Expands Worldwide Starting July 9th

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-chrome-ad-blocker-expands-worldwide-starting-july-9th/

 

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://tinyurl.com/y7vng389

How to Add Images to a Header or Footer in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/398401/how-to-add-images-to-a-header-or-footer-in-microsoft-word/

 

The US continues to hammer Chinese tech

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/11/the-u-s-continues-to-hammer-chinese-tech/

 

Lenovo Introduces a Surface Studio-like AIO for Creatives

https://tinyurl.com/ybrx8jo8

 

Easy Video Joiner

Quickly combine multiple videoclips into a single file. It supports video files like: mpg, avi, WMV and RM. It does not support modern files like mkv.

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Editors/Easy-Video-Joiner.shtml

 

Why Your Windows Time Is Always Wrong (And What to Do About It)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-reasons-windows-computer-loses-time-date/

 

How to Change Offline Files Disk Usage Limits in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/122995-change-offline-files-disk-usage-limits-windows.html

 

How Hackers Stole $1B From Cryptocurrency Exchanges In 2018

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2018/12/31/how-hackers-stole-1b-from-cryptocurrency-exchanges-in-2018/#d6cf3b04d879

 

How to remove Any Search malware from your Mac

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

 

Microsoft 365 might replace Office 365 soon, but what is it exactly?

https://bgr.com/2019/01/18/microsoft-365-vs-office-365-new-subscription-option-confirmed/

 

Intel reveals its 10nm Ice Lake Core and stacked Lakefield CPUs, and 'Project Athena' for laptops

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3331838/components-processors/intel-reveals-its-10nm-ice-lake-core-and-lakefield-cpus-and-project-athena.html

 

How to Close Apps on Android

Freeing the extra load

https://www.lifewire.com/close-apps-on-android-4164116

 

How to Recover Deleted Emails in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-deleted-emails-gmail/

 

Twitter let someone promote an obvious PayPal phishing scam

https://thenextweb.com/security/2019/01/01/twitter-let-someone-promote-an-obvious-paypal-phishing-scam/

 

Google Adds DNS-over-TLS Support to Its Public DNS Service

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-adds-dns-over-tls-support-to-its-public-dns-service/

 

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ Launches for $25

In order to come in $10 cheaper than its big brother, the Model A+ only has 512MB of RAM, loses the Ethernet port, and cuts the USB 2.0 ports down to just one. It's also the last "classic" Raspberry Pi board to be released.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364967/raspberry-pi-3-model-a-launches-for-25?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Microsoft May Kill My People

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/microsoft-may-kill-my-people/

 

Daily Crunch: Bing has a child porn problem

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/11/daily-crunch-bing-has-a-child-porn-problem/

 

Windows 10 Will Soon Reserve Storage for Seamless Updates

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/197288/windows-10-will-soon-reserve-storage-for-seamless-updates?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95o69PNGpnByZHDMEPfWVK45yCvoXyvS_gqZIdor1pxTOTdIm00dLj9MH7xAA2REYjyTonA4jyUqhfH4DmqDXZRQMaOA&_hsmi=68858739

 

ownCloud

Store your private data in the cloud, access it from multiple supported devices and share it with your friends using this file-sharing app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/File-Sharing/ownCloud.shtml

 

YouTube Isn’t Working? Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/youtube-not-working-fix/

 

How to Change the Sort by View of a Folder in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/34895-change-sort-view-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/01/apple-phone-phishing-scams-getting-better/

 

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

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

 

Apple wanted to use Qualcomm modems on its 2018 iPhone lineup

https://bgr.com/2019/01/14/apple-vs-qualcomm-iphone-xr-xs-modems-had-to-go-intel/

 

Samsung's stylish Notebook 9 Pro adds Intel's Whiskey Lake CPU and Thunderbolt ports

Samsung's new 360-degree convertible looks great.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3331284/laptop-computers/samsung-notebook-9-pro-2019-specs-features.html

 

How to Copy and Paste on Android

https://www.lifewire.com/copy-and-paste-on-android-4163590

 

How to Set Up an External Microphone in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-external-microphone-windows/

 

Facial recognition doesn't work as intended on 42 of 110 tested smartphones

Devices from Asus, BlackBerry, Huawei, Lenovo, LG, Nokia, Samsung, Sony, and Xiaomi failed a basic "photo test."

https://www.zdnet.com/article/facial-recognition-doesnt-work-as-intended-on-42-of-110-tested-smartphones/

 

Firefox 65 to Show Certificates Used in Man-in-the-Middle SSL Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/firefox-65-to-show-certificates-used-in-man-in-the-middle-ssl-attacks/

 

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.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Hackers Threaten to Dump Insurance Files Related to 9/11 Attacks

The Dark Overlord appears to be trying to capitalize on conspiracy theories about the September 11 attacks.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/yw79k5/hacker-group-threatens-dump-911-insurance-files-dark-overlord

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Fri 1511 01/18/2019

Should I Use Facebook to Log In to Other Sites When Offered? (I never have or will and never recommend it to anyone.  After all, what is the site getting from FB about you?)

Many sites make it easy to log in by using your Facebook account. It's easy -- but is it safe?

https://askleo.com/should-i-use-facebook-to-log-in-to-other-sites-when-offered/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JAv0kdib_pdfbL

 

Amazon is offering rare discounts on the most popular Apple Watch Series 4 models

https://news.yahoo.com/amazon-offering-rare-discounts-most-134425471.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Access Multiple Cloud Storage Services on Your Desktop with CloudMounter

https://www.maketecheasier.com/cloudmounter-access-multiple-cloud-storage-desktop/

 

10 Tips to Speed Up Windows 10

Windows 10 is faster than the previous versions of Microsoft's OS, but you can still optimize your PC's performance. Learn how to make your computer run faster with our tips.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2364937,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Huge leak gives us our best look yet at Samsung’s Galaxy S10+

https://bgr.com/2019/01/17/galaxy-s10-plus-release-date-close-test-unit-spotted-in-korea/

 

Changing Google Docs Default Formatting Settings

https://www.lifewire.com/changing-default-document-formatting-google-docs-3540182

 

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/

 

Dell Fixed the XPS 13 Camera and Launched a New Latitude 7400 2-in-1

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dell-ces-2019/

 

Windows KB4480960 & KB4480970 Updates Causing Network and License Problems

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-kb4480960-and-kb4480970-updates-causing-network-and-license-problems/

 

Open Bionics closes $5.9M Series A for its affordable and cool bionic limbs

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/open-bionics-closes-5-9m-series-a-for-its-affordable-and-cool-bionic-limbs/

 

How to Back up Files on Windows 10? Try These Top 4 Ways

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/back-up-file.html

 

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 perform a maintenance of your MacBook

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

 

Will Credit Monitoring Services Protect Me After a Data Breach?

https://www.howtogeek.com/398368/will-credit-monitoring-services-protect-me-after-a-data-breach/

 

Belkin takes the wraps off its Linksys Max Stream AC2200 Wi-Fi router

The new Wi-Fi mesh router is the company’s first new home networking product since its merger with Foxconn.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3331249/ces/belkin-shows-linksys-max-stream-ac2200-wi-fi-router.html

 

One vital step you must take now to protect your online accounts from hackers and scammers

https://www.komando.com/columns/521729/one-vital-step-you-must-take-now-to-protect-your-online-accounts-from-hackers-and-scammers

 

Huge leak gives us our best look yet at Samsung’s Galaxy S10+

https://news.yahoo.com/huge-leak-gives-us-best-131941826.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How to Automatically Delete Old Files from Trash on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/delete-old-files-from-trash-linux/

 

Stop Ignoring Your Smart Speaker’s Privacy Functions

https://www.geek.com/tech/stop-ignoring-your-smart-speakers-privacy-functions-1763600/

 

Android Q leaks early, features system-wide dark mode and more

https://bgr.com/2019/01/16/android-q-leak-features-dark-mode-desktop-mode/

 

Working With Images in Microsoft Word

Learn how to open, edit, compress, and more

https://www.lifewire.com/working-with-images-in-microsoft-word-4067274

 

How to use friendly dates in File Explorer on Windows 10

You can now use friendly dates in File Explorer, and in this guide, you'll learn how to enable the feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/use-friendly-dates-file-explorer-windows-10/

 

Is In-Flight Wi-Fi Worth It? What to Know Before Wasting Money on It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/flight-wi-fi-know-wasting-money/

 

Linux systemd Affected by Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities, No Patches Yet

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/linux-systemd-affected-by-memory-corruption-vulnerabilities-no-patches-yet/

 

Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/web-hosting-account-hacks/

 

Get SMART Status Bad Error? Focus on Backup and SMART Repair!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/smart-status-bad.html

 

Like Tabs? Put a Tab in Your Tab with Chrome's New Sneak Peek Feature on Android

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/like-tabs-put-tab-your-tab-with-chromes-new-sneak-peek-feature-android-0191605/

 

iPhone HDR and Smart HDR, explained

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

 

How to Create a Table of Contents in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/398747/how-to-create-a-table-of-contents-in-google-docs/

 

How to personalize your PC

A PC doesn't have to be a tool; it should feel like an extension of who you are.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3321920/windows/how-to-personalize-your-pc.html

 

Remove programs from your computer safely and easily

https://www.komando.com/downloads/270594/remove-programs-safely-and-easily

 

AMD is edging closer to breaking NVIDIA's graphic dominance

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/9972f1ed-5126-3565-8937-edd49380845b/amd-is-edging-closer-to.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Useful Netflix Tips to Enhance Your Viewing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/useful-netflix-tips-enhance-viewing/

 

How to Set Up a Wi-Fi Mesh Network

Spotty Wi-Fi in certain areas of you home? A mesh network system can bring seamless connectivity to every corner. Here's what you need to know to choose the right system and set it up for optimal performance.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/365030/how-to-set-up-a-wi-fi-mesh-network?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Next-gen iPhone XR to offer a huge boost in cellular performance

https://bgr.com/2019/01/17/iphone-2019-specs-data-speeds-antenna-design/

 

How to Pay With Google

Use Google to send money and buy things at millions of places

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-pay-with-google-4163418

 

Windows 10 version 1809 download using ‘Update Assistant’

The Update Assistant tool has been updated to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1809-download-update-assistant/

 

How to Establish Remote Desktop Access to Ubuntu From Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-establish-simple-remote-desktop-access-between-ubuntu-and-windows/

 

New Utility Can Double AMD Threadripper 2990WX Performance

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/283114-new-utility-can-double-amd-threadripper-2990wx-performance

 

Formlabs made a material for 3D printing dentures on the cheap

Formlabs debuted two new materials at CES: one for printing flexible objects, and one for printing dentures. They also turned TechCrunch editor Greg Kumparak into a zombie!

https://techcrunch.com/video/formlabs-made-a-material-for-3d-printing-dentures-on-the-cheap/

 

6 Helpful Ways to Fix Not Enough Space for Windows 10 Update

https://www.minitool.com/partition-disk/not-enough-space-for-win-10.html

 

How to Delete Offline Files Sync Schedule in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123077-delete-offline-files-sync-schedule-windows.html

 

How to securely delete files on Windows PC

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

 

Fitbit OS Reaches Version 3.0, Here’s What’s New

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/fitbit-os-reaches-version-3.0-heres-whats-new/

 

Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

We found good deals for $500 or less.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3097473/computers/best-budget-laptops-on-amazon-and-best-buy.html

 

How much information does Google have on you? Find out

https://www.komando.com/downloads/270033/download-all-your-gmail-docs-contacts-and-more

 

Amazon is offering rare discounts on the most popular Apple Watch Series 4 models

https://news.yahoo.com/amazon-offering-rare-discounts-most-134425471.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How to Fix the Webcam Not Working Issue on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-webcam-not-working-windows10/

 

Microsoft Now Lets You Unlock Your Accounts With Security Keys

The company announced support for FIDO2, an authentication standard that's designed to help the tech industry go password-less. You can now unlock your Microsoft accounts with a security key or through the company's facial recognition software Windows Hello.

https://tinyurl.com/yby8zcb4

 

iPad 7 and iPad mini 5 reportedly set to launch in the first half of 2019

https://bgr.com/2019/01/17/ipad-7-ipad-mini-5-release-date-2019/

 

How Samsung One UI Features Reduce Repetitive Stress

One UI ergonomics can reduce strain caused by large smartphones

https://www.lifewire.com/how-one-ui-reduces-repetitive-stress-4178395

 

Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809): All the new features and changes

UPDATED 1/18: Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, is available (again) starting November 13, and here are all the new features and changes thus far Microsoft has added to the new version.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-redstone-5-version-1809-new-features/

 

The 6 Best Fitness Trackers With Heart Rate Monitoring

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-fitness-tracker-with-heart-rate-monitor/

 

DRAM Manufacturers Slash Capacity Expansion to Limit Price Drops

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/283081-dram-manufacturers-slash-capacity-expansion-to-limit-price-drops

 

Cadillac’s first electric vehicle will be a crossover

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/13/cadillacs-first-electric-vehicle-will-be-a-crossover/

 

“Chkdsk Cannot Run Because the Volume Is in Use by another Process” — What Does It Mean and How Do I Fix It?

Chkdsk checks your disk for errors at a low level, requiring exclusive access to the disk to do so. "Chkdsk cannot run..." means it doesn't have the exclusive access it needs.

https://askleo.com/chkdsk-cannot-run-because-the-volume-is-in-use-by-another-process-what-does-it-mean-and-how-do-i-fix-it/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JAv0kdib_pdfbL

 

How to Create New Offline Files Sync Schedule in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123067-create-new-offline-files-sync-schedule-windows.html

 

How to delete cookies in web browsers on Windows

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

 

How to Make Vertical Tear-Off Pages in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/398635/how-to-make-vertical-tear-offs-in-word/

 

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Founders Edition review: Ray tracing and 1440p gaming get more affordable

Ray tracing goes mainstream as prices go upstream.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3331247/components-graphics/nvidia-geforce-rtx-2060-founders-edition-review.html

 

Turn off your computer automatically, and more

https://www.komando.com/downloads/514527/turn-off-your-computer-automatically-and-more

 

iPhones are rumored to switch to USB-C cables. They should.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-rumored-to-use-usbc-for-next-i-phone-cable-they-should-214903645.html

 

Use Zswap to Improve Performance on Linux PC with Low Amounts of RAM

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-zswap-improve-old-linux-performance/

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Thur 1510 01/17/2019

iPhone batteries, Apple should switch to AMD, and your comments and questions

Apple replaced a lot of iPhone batteries last year. Should Apple switch to AMD processors? We also respond to your comments and questions.

https://tinyurl.com/y9w8c3xy

 

Apple CEO Tim Cook orders hiring slowdown after surprisingly bad holiday sales

https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2019/01/17/apple-hiring-slowdown-iphone-sales-miss-aapl.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

What Does an Algorithm Look Like?

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

 

Alibaba taps Kabbage to loan up to $150K to SMBs after it quietly acquired OpenSky to ramp in North America

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/alibaba-taps-kabbage-to-loan-up-to-150k-to-smbs-after-it-quietly-acquired-opensky-to-ramp-in-north-america/

 

LibreOffice vs OpenOffice

A Comparison of Two Similar Free Office Suites

https://www.lifewire.com/libreoffice-vs-openoffice-who-wins-2512178

 

How to Import an Excel Document into Google Sheets

https://www.howtogeek.com/398570/how-to-import-an-excel-document-into-google-sheets/

 

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

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

 

Logitech G613 wireless keyboard review: A rare mechanical option

Mechanical on-the-move

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3330680/hardware/logitech-g613-wireless-keyboard-review-a-rare-mechanical-option.html

 

The Savvy Home Smart Mirror: No Other Smart Mirror Comes Close

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/savvy-home-smart-mirror-no-smart-mirror-comes-close/

 

Google Assistant will soon be your interpreter

A new feature will interpret between 27 languages

https://www.techhive.com/article/3331098/google/google-assistant-will-soon-be-your-interpreter.html

 

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/

 

Google Assistant Now Available on Almost a Billion Devices

https://www.thurrott.com/google/197147/google-assistant-now-available-on-almost-a-billion-devices?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8RQf3AwnywI58lF1wK_kNE6OkJiCmPLVx-3ebWBwnAUgquTi_8FneysrU_456GAH9wvMRviaYRHqlmwzuD4A67QOO0iA&_hsmi=68793878

 

AMD is edging closer to breaking NVIDIA's graphic dominance

And NVIDIA has taken notice, judging by CEO Jensen Huang’s comments.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/17/amd-versus-nvidia-radeon-vii-7-nanometer/?yptr=yahoo

 

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

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

https://tinyurl.com/y8oj5kky

 

Apple 'replaced ten times more batteries in 2018 than predicted', hitting iPhone sales

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-replaced-ten-times-more-105934253.html

 

The biggest competition for Samsung’s foldable Galaxy phone might come from an unexpected place

https://bgr.com/2019/01/15/galaxy-f-vs-surface-microsoft-developing-windows-10-for-foldables/

 

How Do Solid State Batteries Work?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/solid-state-batteries/

 

Facebook adds the option to share events to Stories, message friends ‘interested’ in going

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/facebook-adds-the-option-to-share-events-to-stories-message-friends-interested-in-going/

 

Removing Extra Breaks in Word Documents

https://www.lifewire.com/removing-extra-breaks-in-word-documents-3540330

 

How to Import a PowerPoint Presentation into Google Slides

https://www.howtogeek.com/398543/how-to-import-a-powerpoint-presentation-into-google-slides/

 

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

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

 

Get your backups in order for 2019 with 25% off the 2TB WD My Passport drive

The 2TB version of our favorite external backup drive is just $60.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3330602/storage/get-your-backups-in-order-for-2019-with-25-off-the-2tb-wd-my-passport-drive.html

 

The Upgraded Lenovo Yoga C730 Features a 15-inch AMOLED Screen

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lenovo-yoga-c730-ces-2019/

 

Lenovo shrinks its Google Assistant Smart Display into a 4-inch Smart Clock for music and alarms

Your new bedside companion has arrived.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3332021/home-tech/lenovo-smart-clock.html

 

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/

 

Roku Now Has 27 Million Active Users

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/197204/roku-now-has-27-million-active-users?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9zgI4trn7vDdcfvaGK70LQ7FkjFHWnj9Y8KONEqPXlZy03s_uKpHDgt6IDjTKcGITZdFWTUyg3y3laQ0FdJLbc_6Yaqg&_hsmi=68823711

 

Microsoft might surprise us with HoloLens 2 next month

HoloLens creator Alex Kipman will co-host a press event at Mobile World Congress.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/17/microsoft-hololens-2-mobile-world-congress-alex-kipman/?yptr=yahoo

 

'12345' Is Really Bad: Your Ultimate Guide to Password Security

Are you still using "qwerty" or "starwars" as a password, over and over? You shouldn't be! Our guide tells you what makes a bad password, why you should care, and how to make a good one, too.

https://tinyurl.com/ybdhvzmh

This $60 home security camera with facial recognition rivals a $299 one — here's why

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/60-home-security-camera-facial-recognition-rivals-299-one-heres-013930138.html

 

Get a massive 512GB microSD card at its lowest price yet

https://bgr.com/2019/01/16/512gb-microsd-card-on-amazon-lowest-price-yet/

 

15 amazing Google tricks you never knew before now

https://www.komando.com/columns/528355/15-amazing-google-tricks-you-never-knew-before-now

 

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

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

 

Geoengineering could solve our climate problems if anyone allowed it

Plus, the future of books, more Huawei, and media revenues

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/geoengineering-could-solve-our-climate-problems-if-anyone-allowed-it/

 

It's Easy to Make Use of Different Page Orientations in Word 2013

https://www.lifewire.com/insert-different-page-orientations-3539921

 

Quick Tip: Split an Outlook Email into Two Separate Panes

https://www.howtogeek.com/398888/quick-tip-how-to-split-an-outlook-mail-into-2-separate-panes/

 

Declutter your Mac desktop: Get more productive

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

 

Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

You need more than just prayer and luck to stay safe.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3219792/computers/best-antivirus-for-windows-pc.html

 

Nuvision’s Tablet Update for 2019: Possible Super Cheap 2-in-1 Tablets

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/nuvision-tablet-supreme-ces-2019-cheap-tablet/

 

Black & Decker is moving into the smart home with a mesh Wi-Fi router and an innovative home healthcare assistant

Pria is designed to help the elderly age in place, while the Omni mesh Wi-Fi router could be useful for everyone.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3331855/ces/black-decker-is-moving-into-the-smart-home.html

 

[HARD DRIVES] Is Yours SMART Enough?

https://askbobrankin.com/hard_drives_is_yours_smart_enough.html

 

How to Manually Sync Offline Files in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123120-manually-sync-offline-files-windows.html

 

How to sync the clock manually on Windows 10

If your system clock is out of sync, use these steps to resynchronize the correct date and time using the Windows 10 Settings app.

https://pureinfotech.com/sync-clock-windows-10/

 

The Best Ransomware Protection for 2019

When a ransomware attack turns your most important files into encrypted gibberish, and paying to get those files back is your only option, you're in big trouble. Choose the best ransomware protection for your PC to prevent those attacks from ever happening.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/353231/the-best-ransomware-protection?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Apple Traps Consumers in an App Store War

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-traps-consumers-app-store-165724238.html

 

New rumor claims Apple might do the unthinkable with the iPhone 11

https://bgr.com/2019/01/15/iphone-11-specs-rumor-usb-c-support/

 

What You Need to Know About “Dark Patterns” and How They Trick Users

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-dark-patterns-work/

 

Rumor suggests Apple’s AirPower mat has finally gone into production

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/rumor-suggests-apples-airpower-mat-has-finally-gone-into-production/

 

What Are Indents and Tabs in Word?

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

 

Why is Aperture Priority Mode So Good?

https://www.howtogeek.com/398532/why-is-aperture-priority-mode-so-good/

 

Best antivirus software for macOS

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

 

How to use Windows 10's Your Phone experience

While Your Phone is designed to be so simple as to be self-explanatory, the apps still has a few quirks worth explaining.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3311500/windows/how-to-use-windows-10s-your-phone-experience.html

 

Ultrahaptics Presents Mid-Air Haptic Feedback Technology

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ultrahaptics-ces-2019/

 

Sennheiser’s AMBEO soundbar promises acoustic alchemy

Best known for building high-end headphones and mics, Sennheiser is now getting ready to enter the soundbar market. We got a demo during CES.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3333918/ces/sennheiser-s-ambeo-soundbar-promises-acoustic-alchemy.html

 

The Apple TV can do so much more than stream Netflix and Hulu: Impress your friends with these tricks

  - The Apple TV is more than just a box for streaming Netflix and Hulu.

  - You can use the Apple TV to control your lights, browse Amazon and order food.

  - CNBC's Todd Haselton shows you how to get the most out of your Apple TV.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/16/apple-tv-tips-and-tricks.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Edit Offline Files Sync Schedule in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123078-edit-offline-files-sync-schedule-windows.html

 

How to quickly insert symbols on Windows 10

Can't remember the Alt key code? Or you keep using the internet just to copy and paste a symbol? Then here are two quick ways to insert symbols on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/insert-symbols-windows-10/

 

The Best Android Antivirus Apps for 2019

More phones and tablets run Android than any other mobile OS, and there's a correspondingly huge variety of malware. Based on our testing, these are the best android antivirus apps to keep your devices safe.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/358984/the-best-android-antivirus-apps?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Apple releases smart battery cases for iPhones

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/apple-releases-smart-battery-cases-215500590.html

 

How to stop people from snooping around in all the apps on your iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/01/16/ios-12-1-features-how-to-make-iphone-secure/

 

Why Does Everyone Want Your Data?

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

 

HDHomeRun teases simpler hardware and (maybe) a Roku app

The HDHomeRun Scribe Duo and Servio can record broadcast TV without a separate server device.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3333006/ces/hdhomerun-teases-simpler-hardware-and-maybe-a-roku-app.html?utm_date=20190118013516

 

Get 325 free art books from the Getty Museum

https://www.komando.com/downloads/517820/get-325-free-art-books-from-the-getty-museum

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For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/for-ar-vr-2-0-to-live-ar-vr-1-0-must-die/

 

How Does Bluetooth Work, and Why Is It So Terrible?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-does-bluetooth-work/

 

Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and USB models

We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3075020/input-keyboards/best-wireless-keyboards.html

 

21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

https://www.komando.com/columns/463238/21-alexa-commands-you-will-use-again-and-again

 

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

 

AT&T Global Network Client

A practical application that allows you to connect to a company network though the AT&T IP VPN services by using the available connections

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Other-Internet-Related/AT-T-Global-Network-Client.shtml

 

Ikea's connected smart blinds come to the US on April 1

You can buy the Fyrtur blinds from Ikea in Germany now, but wider availability is on the way.

https://www.cnet.com/news/ikeas-connected-smart-blinds-come-to-the-us-on-april-1-says-report/

 

How to clear Xcode cache and stop crashes

https://macpaw.com/how-to/clear-xcode-cache

 

Firefox Focus Is a Super Private Way to Surf the Web

http://richontech.tv/2017/06/apps/firefox-focus-super-private-web-browser/

 

How to use Robocopy to transfer files super-fast over the network on Windows 10

Windows 10 has a hidden tool called Robocopy to copy files very fast between computers over the network — Here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/robocopy-transfer-files-fast-network-windows-10/

 

Enable Dark Mode in the Google Phone App

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

 

3 Signs Your Mac Has a Virus (And How to Scan for Them)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/think-mac-virus-3-ways-can-tell/

 

How to Print Word Documents to Different Paper Sizes

Resize Word document for printing, no matter what page size they were created in

https://www.lifewire.com/scaling-a-document-different-paper-size-3540340

 

AT&T Executive Thinks You Will Love Its Fake 5G

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/t-executive-thinks-love-fake-200500326.html

 

Windows 10’s Next Update Makes the Start Menu Less Terrible

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10s-next-update-makes-the-start-menu-less-terrible/

 

Today’s top deals: Roomba 960, Apple Watch Series 4, secret Sonos sale, 128GB microSD card, more

https://bgr.com/2019/01/15/amazon-deals-of-the-day-jan-15-sales/

 

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

 

Sling TV rolls out free content to non-subscribers, initially on Roku

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/sling-tv-rolls-out-free-content-to-non-subscribers-initially-on-roku/

 

What is Polymorphic and Metamorphic Malware?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/polymorphic-metamorphic-malware/

 

Amazon has slashed the price of Foscam's ultra-secure R2 camera to an all-time low

Keep watch over your home for just $56.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3330940/security/amazon-has-slashed-the-price-of-foscams-ultra-secure-r2-camera-to-an-all-time-low.html

 

Set up the new Android phone you got for Christmas

https://www.komando.com/tips/518510/set-up-the-new-android-phone-you-got-for-christmas

 

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.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Microsoft Says App Compatibility Not a Problem When Abandoning Windows 7

Now that Windows 7 is officially in its last year of support, more companies are planning the upgrade to Windows 10, but at the same time, a significant number push back the switch due to app compatibility concerns.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-says-app-compatibility-not-a-problem-when-abandoning-windows-7-524569.shtml

 

New Amazon Echo? 6 essentials tips you need to know

A new Alexa speaker can be a tad overwhelming. Here's how to get started.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/new-amazon-echo-tips/

 

Here’s how to delete Time Machine backups

https://macpaw.com/how-to/delete-time-machine-backups

 

Turn Your iPhone into an Instant Magnifying Glass

http://richontech.tv/2017/03/quick-tips/turn-iphone-instant-magnifying-glass/

 

How to change DNS address to faster resolvers on Windows 10

If you need to change your device DNS addresses, in this guide, you'll learn three ways to perform this task on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/change-dns-windows-10/

 

Limit Ads & Advertising Companies from Tracking You on Your iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/limit-ads-advertising-companies-from-tracking-you-your-iphone-0190893/

 

How to Fix High CPU Usage in Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-high-cpu-usage-windows/

 

How to Use Tags to Organize Word Documents

Microsoft Word Tags Make Finding and Organizing Your Documents Easier

https://www.lifewire.com/use-tags-to-organize-word-documents-3540109

 

Here's Tim Cook's plan to get more people to upgrade their iPhones and turn Apple revenue around

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-tim-cook-apos-plan-142600035.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Chromebooks May Soon Be Able to Dual Boot Windows, Here’s What We Know So Far

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/chromebooks-will-soon-be-able-to-dual-boot-windows/

 

Rumor claims iPhone 11 will deliver huge improvement in camera quality

https://bgr.com/2019/01/16/iphone-11-specs-rumors-cameras-selfies-no-usb-c/

 

Cord-cutting in 2019: What to expect in a pivotal year

Big changes for cord-cutters lay ahead.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3330692/streaming-services/cord-cutting-in-2019-what-to-expect-in-a-pivotal-year.html

 

Democratic texting platform Hustle lays off a big chunk of its staff

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/hustle-layoffs/

 

Bone Conduction Tech: How It Works and Where It’s Being Used

https://www.maketecheasier.com/bone-conduction-tech/

 

Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We’ve sifted through the latest and greatest to come up with our top recommendations.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3185872/input-keyboards/best-gaming-keyboard.html

 

Save battery power on your Android phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/518546/save-battery-power-on-your-android-phone

 

The Best Password Managers for 2019

Still using your kid's birthday as your universal password? You're heading toward trouble. With a password manager, you can have a unique and strong password for every secure website. We've evaluated two dozen of the best password managers to help you choose.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2407168,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Fraudster Caught After Using New Microsoft Fonts on Old Documents

Canadian Gerald McGoey has been caught trying to fabricate a series of documents after investigators found that a number of papers dating back to 1995 were actually using fonts that became available more than 10 years later.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/fraudster-caught-after-using-new-microsoft-fonts-on-old-documents-524568.shtml

 

Don't want to pay the Netflix price hike? Check out these 10 free alternatives instead

Can't afford Netflix? Chill! These services offer plenty of entertainment at no charge.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/best-free-online-movie-streaming-services-netflix/

 

Top 5 tools for Windows PC in 2018

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

 

Is Your Charging Cable Killing Your Phone?

https://askbobrankin.com/is_your_charging_cable_killing_your_phone.html

 

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/

 

How to Enable or Disable Automatic Mounting of New Disks and Drives in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/117336-enable-disable-automount-new-disks-drives-windows.html

 

What Is Tethering? How to Use Mobile Internet on a PC

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tethering-use-mobile-internet-pc/

 

How to Insert Excel Data Into Microsoft Word Documents

Microsoft Excel and Word play together quite nicely

https://www.lifewire.com/inserting-excel-data-microsoft-word-documents-3540362

 

Amazon, Facebook and Google don't need to spy on your conversations to know what you're talking about

https://news.yahoo.com/amazon-facebook-google-dont-spy-124444647.html

 

How to Use Windows 10’s New Sandbox (to Safely Test Apps)

https://www.howtogeek.com/399290/how-to-use-windows-10s-new-sandbox-to-safely-test-apps/

 

How to give Google’s Chrome browser a big speed boost with one click

https://bgr.com/2019/01/16/how-to-speed-up-google-chrome-browser-windows-mac/

 

Sony goes big with 8K and hones its OLED technology

The brand-new Z9G will deliver 8K UHD images, while the A9G OLED gests slight improvements over the A9F.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3331303/ces/sony-goes-big-with-8k-and-hones-its-oled-technology.html

 

YouTube just changed how you navigate videos in its mobile app

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/youtube-just-changed-how-you-navigate-videos-in-its-mobile-app/

 

What Does Predictive Analytics Predict, and How Well Does It Do?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-does-predictive-analytics-predict/

 

How to unlock and enable Developer options on any Android phone

Google's dev tools can be fun to play with.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/2457986/android/how-to-enable-developer-options-on-your-android-phone-or-tablet.html

 

3 simple steps to improve your TV's picture quality

https://www.komando.com/tips/12088/calibrate-for-better-tv-picture-quality

 

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=13

 

Windows 7 Users, Choose Your Next Destination: Windows 10, Linux, or Mac?

https://news.softpedia.com/news/will-you-upgrade-to-windows-10-after-microsoft-retires-windows-7-524559.shtml

 

Apple's gaslighting over bent iPads is a stunning response to a serious problem

So now we're looking at it wrong?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3330576/apple/apples-gaslighting-ipad-pro.html

 

Run a Windows Virtual Machine on your Mac

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

 

[ALERT] Customer Service Impostors

https://askbobrankin.com/alert_customer_service_impostors.html

 

Windows 10 version 1809 download using ‘Update Assistant’

The Update Assistant tool has been updated to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1809-download-update-assistant/

 

How to Use Local Devices and Resources on Hyper-V Virtual Machine in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/58091-use-local-devices-resources-hyper-v-virtual-machine-windows.html

 

7 Useful Dashcam Tips to Help You Use It to Its Fullest Potential

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dashcam-tips/

 

Using Microsoft Word to Search for Words

An Introduction to Microsoft Word's Search Feature

https://www.lifewire.com/using-words-search-feature-3540278

 

Paranoid Your Amazon Echo Is Eavesdropping? There's A Way To Be Sure It's Not

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/paranoid-amazon-echo-eavesdropping-theres-174600872.html

 

Turn Your Mouse into a Laser Pointer in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/398980/turn-your-mouse-into-a-laser-pointer-in-powerpoint/

 

Amazon has an $86 Chrome computer the size of a flash drive

https://bgr.com/2019/01/16/chromebook-sale-on-amazon-size-of-flash-drive/

 

Google just might power the streaming box of your dreams in 2019

Android TV is finally getting its due on consumer streaming players.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3332155/ces/google-just-might-power-the-streaming-box-of-your-dreams-in-2019.html

 

Amazon upgrades its Fire TV Stick with the new Alexa Voice Remote

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/15/amazon-upgrades-its-fire-tv-stick-with-the-new-alexa-voice-remote/?yptr=yahoo

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Tue 1508 01/15/2019

7 Computer Monitor Cleaning Tips and Recipes – How to Clean a Laptop Screen

https://www.tipsbulletin.com/how-to-clean-laptop-screen/

 

5 ways Apple's awful quarter could impact the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch in 2019 and beyond

Tim Cook's letter to investors wasn't just a warning about the upcoming quarterly results—it was a sign that things could be changing at Apple.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3330694/apple/apple-q1-results-impact-2019.html

 

Americans Increasingly Using Ride-Hailing Apps

Thirty-six percent of US adults polled by the Pew Research Center in the fall of 2018 said they have used a ride-hailing service at least once, up from just 15 percent who said the same in late 2015. If you live in a rural area, though, you probably haven't ever used Uber or Lyft.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365843/americans-increasingly-using-ride-hailing-apps?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

How to Set Up an External Microphone in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-external-microphone-windows/

 

The Future for Apple Stock Is Medicine, Not the iPhone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/future-apple-stock-medicine-not-140734524.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Walmart Now Has Robots Scanning Store Shelves

http://richontech.tv/2018/03/rich-on-tech-podcast/walmart-shelf-scanning-robots-bossa-nova/

 

Congress asks FCC for emergency briefing on ending location data sales

The House Energy and Commerce committee doesn’t want to wait until after the government shutdown for answers.

https://www.cnet.com/news/congress-asks-fcc-for-emergency-briefing-on-ending-location-data-sales/

 

Some US government websites won’t load after HTTPS certificates expire during shutdown

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/11/shutdown-government-websites-https-certificates-expire/

 

All the Phones That Work on T-Mobile's 600 MHz Band 71 Network

https://android.gadgethacks.com/news/all-phones-work-t-mobiles-600-mhz-band-71-network-0191865/

 

Store all the things with this massive 4TB WD hard drive for $85

The WD Blue 4TB 3.5-inch internal hard drive is $85 at Newegg until Monday.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3331946/computers/store-all-the-things-with-this-massive-4tb-wd-hard-drive-for-85.html

 

How to enable ‘Reserved Storage’ on Windows 10

You can enable "Reserved Storage" on existing installations of Windows 10, and in this guide, you'll learn how to enable, disable, and check the feature on version 1903.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-reserved-storage-windows-10/

 

Philo review: A valuable alternative to the average TV bundle

Lots of channels, not a lot of money.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3252250/streaming-services/philo-review.html

 

Keep the conversation going with the $20 Samson Go USB-powered mic

Talk to someone.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-keep-conversation-going-20-samson-go-usb-powered-mic

 

5 Ways to Improve Your Website’s PageSpeed Using HTTP/2

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-improve-websites-pagespeed-using-http2/

 

iPhone photography 101: Quick tips to take better iPhone photos

https://macpaw.com/how-to/iphone-photography-beginners

 

How to Vertically Align Text in Word

Change Word's default vertical alignment for special design effects

https://www.lifewire.com/vertically-align-text-in-word-3540004

 

Things You Should Never Post Online but Probably Are

https://www.howtogeek.com/398475/things-you-should-never-post-online-but-probably-are/

 

Block Facebook, YouTube and other site annoyances in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/09/block-facebook-youtube-and-other-site-annoyances-in-chrome/

 

Honey for Chrome

Save time and money by automatically checking for available discount coupons before checking out and paying for products in online stores

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

 

TV Manufacturers Get Serious About 8K

Hisense, Samsung, TCL, and other major TV makers have created an industry association to further develop 8K video.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365845/tv-manufacturers-get-serious-about-8k?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

Glip: The Free Team Collaboration App that’s Changing How Teams Work Together

https://www.maketecheasier.com/glip-team-collaboration-app/

 

Why Did AT&T Shares Lose 22% in 2018?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-did-t-shares-lose-150500442.html

 

Flagship Camera Shootout: Samsung Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X vs Pixel 2

http://richontech.tv/2018/03/smartphones/samsung-s9-vs-iphone-x-vs-pixel-2-camera-samples/

 

LG's rollable OLED TV is incredible, and it's actually going on sale in 2019

When turned off, the screen rolls up and completely disappears, leaving an unassuming piece of furniture.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/lgs-rollable-oled-tv-is-incredible-and-its-actually-going-on-sale-in-2019-ces/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

How Trump’s government shutdown is harming cyber and national security

The longer the shutdown goes on, the greater the damage will be

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/09/trump-shutdown-harming-cyber-national-security/

 

Block Notifications While You're Using the Camera on Your Android Phone

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/block-notifications-while-youre-using-camera-your-android-phone-0190779/

 

Intel's Optane Memory H10 marries super-fast Optane and SSD storage on one M.2 card (the last line says 2018, should be 2019)

Intel officials revealed that notebook PCs containing the new Optane-flash hybrid will be timed to launch when Microsoft releases the next feature update of Windows 10.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3332199/storage/intel-optane-memory-h10-nand-flash-hybrid.html

 

How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you can quickly share files with other users over a network — Here are three ways on how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-network-file-sharing-windows-10/

 

LG to ship 8K UHD OLED and LCD smart TVs this year, many powered by a new Alpha 9 Gen 2 processor

LG continues to make news ahead of CES. Will the company have anything left to announce when the trade show's doors open on Tuesday?

https://www.techhive.com/article/3325202/ces/lg-8k-tvs.html

 

Plug in USB cables and more to this 8-outlet Surge Protector Power Strip for $20

Keep all your devices charged and protected.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-bestek-surge-protector-usb-power-strip

 

Reserved Storage Will Make Windows 10 Updates Easier

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

 

How to create long exposure photos on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/long-exposure-iphone

 

How to Upload Word Documents to Google Docs

Read and edit MS Word files for free with Google Docs

https://www.lifewire.com/uploading-word-documents-to-google-docs-3540188

 

Why You Shouldn’t Use MicroSD Cards In DSLR Or Mirrorless Cameras

https://www.howtogeek.com/398225/why-you-shouldnt-use-microsd-cards-in-dslr-or-mirrorless-cameras/

 

Firefox 65: Task Manager with Memory readings

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/09/firefox-65-task-manager-with-memory-readings/

 

Private Internet Access for Chrome

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

 

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

 

Robotic Process Automation vs. Artificial Intelligence: What’s the Difference?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/robotic-process-automation-vs-artificial-intelligence/

 

Lenovo’s new Smart Tab is a tablet and Amazon Echo Show in one

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lenovo-smart-tab-tablet-amazon-134137042.html

 

[RED FLAG] Microsoft Office License Scams

https://askbobrankin.com/red_flag_microsoft_office_license_scams.html

 

Motorola Moto G6 Play review: 

An affordable phone with a huge battery

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/motorola-moto-g6-play-review/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

NBCUniversal announces streaming service that will be free to paid TV subscribers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/nbcuniversal-announces-streaming-service-that-will-be-free-to-paid-tv-subscribers/

 

How to Change System Restore Point Creation Frequency in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/94682-change-system-restore-point-creation-frequency-windows-10-a.html

 

How to set up your new computer

Set up antivirus, clear out bloatware, and perform other tasks to keep your PC humming well into the future.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3040361/computers/how-to-set-up-new-computer.html

 

HP SPECTRE X360 NOW COMES WITH OLED DISPLAY

Soon you'll be able to an HP laptop with an OLED display, but don't expect it to be cheap.

https://pureinfotech.com/hp-spectre-x360-oled-display/

 

Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening

Whether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3290405/headphones/best-headphones.html

 

How to create and open compressed files on iPhone, iPad

Many enterprises rely on zip files to exchange data, particularly confidential data. So, how can you move beyond the limits of iOS?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3332207/apple-ios/how-to-create-and-open-compressed-files-on-iphone-ipad.html

 

How to Estimate eBay Prices and Find Out What Items Are Worth

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ebay-item-price-estimator-what-items-are-worth/

 

How to use Google Photos on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/google-photos-iphone

 

How to Link to and Embed Excel Files in Word Documents

Learn how to link Excel to Word and keep the document always updated

https://www.lifewire.com/link-embed-excel-files-in-word-3540000

 

5G E Isn’t Real 5G. Here’s What You Need to Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/399560/5g-e-isnt-real-5g.-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Keep track of important events with Date Time Counter for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/07/keep-track-of-important-events-with-date-time-counter-for-windows/

 

AutoHideMouseCursor

An application that enables you to hide the mouse cursor after a period of inactivity and adjust the number of seconds to wait before concealing it

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

 

Tile Partners With Chipmakers to Ensure You Never Lose Your Stuff

Tile will team up with Sennheiser, Sol Republic, Plantronics, and Soundcore by Anker, as well as BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) chipmakers for deeper product integration.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365800/tile-partners-with-chipmakers-to-ensure-you-never-lose-your?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=7

 

How Does Airplane Wi-Fi Work?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-airplane-wifi-work/

 

Amazon's Echo Auto is finally here

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazons-echo-auto-finally-064735101.html

 

The Quantum Internet: What's In Store For Us?

https://askbobrankin.com/the_quantum_internet_whats_in_store_for_us.html

 

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=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

Turns out the science saying screen time is bad isn’t science

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/14/turns-out-the-science-saying-screen-time-is-bad-isnt-science/

 

How to Fix 'An app default was reset' Error in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/45792-fix-app-default-reset-error-windows-10-a.html

 

CES 2019: The PC gear and smart home tech we can't wait to see

CES is so big it can provoke an existential crisis in even the nerdiest of nerds. So let's narrow the field and focus solely on computers, PC components, home entertainment and smart home gear.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3330690/ces/ces-2019-pc-and-smart-home-tech.html

 

ASUS ZENBOOK S13 HAS THE WORLD THINNEST BEZELS

The new Asus ZenBook S13 has the world thinnest bezels and feature discrete graphics to play even most demanding games.

https://pureinfotech.com/asus-zenbook-s13-ux392fn/

 

How to enable gpedit.msc (Group Policy) on Windows 10 Home devices

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/07/how-to-enable-gpedit-msc-group-policy-on-windows-10-home-devices/

 

Apple wants to stop you from using dangerous USB-C devices

Friends don’t let friends connect cut-price or otherwise unverified USB-C cables to their devices.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3331161/security/apple-wants-to-stop-you-from-using-dangerous-usb-c-devices.html

 

Withings Move and Move ECG: Affordable Apple Watch Contenders?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/withings-move-ecg-ces-2019/

 

Best cloud storage for your photos in 2019

https://macpaw.com/how-to/photo-cloud

 

Text Boxes in Microsoft Word

A beginner's guide to text boxes

https://www.lifewire.com/text-boxes-in-microsoft-word-3539988

 

Why Your PC’s UEFI Firmware Needs Security Updates

https://www.howtogeek.com/399435/why-your-pcs-uefi-firmware-needs-security-updates/

 

Best smart plugs: These gadgets will turn any electrical outlet into a smart socket

Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to control the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. There are dozens to choose from; we’ll help you find the right one.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3318241/lighting/best-smart-plugs.html

 

PC Info

Find out all about your computer's hardware configuration with the help of this user-friendly program whose behavior you can easily tweak

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/CobraTek-PC-Info.shtml

 

How to Check Your Security Software, Settings, and Status

Sure, you've installed antivirus, a VPN and other security software on your PC, phones, and tablets, but is it all working, or have you already been hacked? We've got 10 tips to help you perform your own security checkup.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/363459/how-to-check-your-security-software-settings-and-status?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Windows Update failed? Here are 10 fixes you can try

Don't ya just hate it when Windows Update fails? Fortunately, there are ways to fix the problem. We'll show you 10 tricks you can try that should get your Windows Update updating.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-update-failed-here-are-10-fixes-you-can-try/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=20408237058141411886881056040977

 

Nike runs away from competition with self-tying shoes

Nike will start shifting its £280 self-lacing shoes next spring

https://www.alphr.com/the-future/1010376/nike-self-tying-shoes

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Mon 1507 01/14/2019

What is TikTok? How a short-form video app took over the internet

The app, owned by a private company based in China, has gained a sizable user base — and its videos are suddenly all over the internet.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/what-tiktok-how-short-form-video-app-took-over-internet-n956751

 

Walmart to Pilot Autonomous Grocery Deliveries in Arizona

Walmart is teaming up with Udelv to pilot autonomous vehicle grocery deliveries in Surprise, Ariz. Unveiled this week at CES, Udelv's second-gen autonomous delivery van, dubbed the Newton, can travel up to 60mph, including on highways, and carry up to 32 orders at a time.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365874/walmart-to-pilot-autonomous-grocery-deliveries-in-arizona?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1809: DOWNLOAD WITH MEDIA CREATION TOOL

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is out, and this is how you'll be able to get it manually using the Media Creation Tool.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1809-download-media-creation-tool/

 

Shutdown: Government sites with lapsed security certificates pose risk

The federal closure seems to have led to expired certificates, and without them, hackers can get between you and the website you're visiting.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/shutdown-government-sites-with-lapsed-security-certificates-pose-risk/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

Phones that fold, fit on your finger at CES show

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/phones-fold-fit-finger-ces-233905824.html

 

How to Insert a Landscape Page Into a Portrait Document in Word

Having trouble fitting that wide graph in your document?

https://www.lifewire.com/insert-landscape-page-into-portrait-document-3540353

 

Things You Need to Do When Setting Up Your Smart TV

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setting-up-smart-tv/

 

Windows Tech Support Scams: Why You Should Just Hang Up

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/just-hang-shouldnt-taunt-fake-tech-support-scammers/

 

HP embraces Quantum Dot tech with new Pavilion 27 display

The 27-inch display serves up brighter colors and a QHD resolution.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hp-embraces-quantum-dot-tech-new-pavilion-27-display

 

How to Use the FREQUENCY Function in Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/398655/how-to-use-the-frequency-function-in-excel/

 

Easily Store Your iPhone's Wi-Fi Passwords & Share Them with Anybody — Even Android Users

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/easily-store-your-iphones-wi-fi-passwords-share-them-with-anybody-even-android-users-0191220/

 

What’s New in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4480116

Microsoft has released new cumulative updates for Windows 10 as part of the January 2019 Patch Tuesday cycle, and just like expected, the October 2018 Update is getting its own improvements.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-s-new-in-windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4480116-524475.shtml

 

Microsoft explains the Windows 7 KMS activation issue

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/11/microsoft-explains-the-windows-7-kms-activation-issue/

 

Adobe Issues Emergency Patch Following December Miss

The company released an out-of-band update to head off vulnerabilities exposed in Acrobat and Reader, one of which had been patched by the company in December.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/adobe-issues-emergency-patch-following-december-miss/d/d-id/1333582

 

The ins and outs of macOS Photos

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

 

Watch How Easy It Is For A Robocaller To Spoof A Number Similar To Yours

http://richontech.tv/2018/05/apps/watch-how-easy-it-is-for-a-robocaller-to-spoof-a-number-similar-to-yours/

 

Hands On With Mobvoi's Huge But More Refined TicWatch E2, S2

Mobvoi's new Android Wear smartwatches, the TicWatch E2 and S2, are significant improvements over their predecessors, with refined designs, new processors, and more.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365867/hands-on-with-mobvois-huge-but-more-refined-ticwatch-e2-s2?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

How to reset your Windows 10 forgotten password to regain access to your PC

If you can't sign into your Windows 10 account because you have forgotten your password, this workaround will help you to reset your password to regain access to your computer.

https://pureinfotech.com/how-reset-windows-10-forgotten-password-regain-access-computer/

 

HP brings AMD to Chromebooks

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/hp-brings-amd-to-chromebooks/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

Too many smart home devices? Get the Logitech Harmony Hub for 43% off at Amazon and sync them all.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/too-many-smart-home-devices-161218137.html

 

9 Basic Tips and Tricks for Microsoft OneNote Beginners

Start capturing text, images, and files quickly at home, work, or on the go

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-tricks-for-microsoft-onenote-beginners-2511970

 

How to Restore Missing OneDrive Icon on Taskbar in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/restore-missing-onedrive-icon-taskbar-windows10/

 

3 Ways to Power a Raspberry Pi for Portable Projects

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pi-go-x-ways-powering-raspberry-pi-portable-projects/

 

ASUS targets creators with the powerful, compact Mini PC ProArt PA90

A 9th Gen Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA Quadro graphics power this compact powerhouse.

https://www.windowscentral.com/asus-targets-creators-powerful-compact-mini-pc-proart-pa90

 

When You Shouldn’t Shoot RAW Images

https://www.howtogeek.com/398738/when-you-shouldnt-shoot-raw-images/

 

Automatically Enable Low Power Mode When Your iPhone Is Locked to Save Battery Life

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/automatically-enable-low-power-mode-when-your-iphone-is-locked-save-battery-life-0191051/

 

Lenovo Launches a More Affordable Microsoft Surface Studio Rival

Lenovo is the latest brand that launches a Microsoft Surface Studio rival, as the company took the wraps off the Yoga A940 at the CES 2019 show this week.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/lenovo-launches-a-more-affordable-microsoft-surface-studio-rival-524479.shtml

 

How to compact the Firefox Add-ons Manager

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/11/how-to-compact-the-firefox-add-ons-manager/

 

Over a dozen iPhone apps talked to a known malware server

The apps themselves appeared to be safe, but might have been risky later.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/07/iphone-apps-communicated-with-malware-server/?yptr=yahoo

 

Best free photo editors for Mac in 2019

https://macpaw.com/how-to/free-mac-image-editor

 

Fitbit Versa Is A Great Smartwatch for Everyone

http://richontech.tv/2018/05/gadgets/fitbit-versa-is-a-great-smartwatch-for-everyone/

 

BMW's Vision iNext Car Is a Sci-Fi Living Room on Wheels

The autonomous, electric luxury concept vehicle has hidden touch interfaces in wooden and cloth surfaces, an intelligent voice assistant, and screen projection anywhere in the chic interior.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365849/bmw-s-vision-inext-car-is-a-sci-fi-living-room-on-wheels?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

How to quickly create a macOS bootable USB on Windows

Here are the steps to create a macOS Sierra bootable USB media with GPT partition support on Windows 10 to rescue your Mac computer.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-macos-bootable-usb-windows/

 

Government shutdown delays launch of new tech products

It’s day 21 of the US government shutdown, and the tech industry is starting to feel the heat.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/government-shutdown-delays-launch-of-new-tech-products/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

Vizio Has a Wacky Idea for Futuristic Dolby Atmos Soundbars

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/vizio-wacky-idea-futuristic-dolby-153200893.html

 

How To Create A Page Border in Microsoft Word

https://www.lifewire.com/create-page-border-in-microsoft-word-3539992

 

How to Create and Personalize Facebook Stories

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-personalize-facebook-stories/

 

How to Wipe Cache Partition and Clear Data on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/whats-point-clearing-cache-data-android/

 

This $23 Teckin Smart Power Strip lets you control each outlet and USB port individually

This smart power strip features four USB ports and four AC outlets.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-teckin-smart-power-strip-surge-protector

 

Integrated Graphics Are About to Get Way Better

https://www.howtogeek.com/398671/integrated-graphics-are-about-to-get-way-better/

 

How to Change Security Key PIN to Log into Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123274-change-security-key-pin-log-into-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

Three Task Manager Features Microsoft Should Add in Windows 10 19H1

Windows 10 19H1 will bring improvements in a wide variety of categories and it will significantly refine the experience with both applications that are part of the operating system and with Windows overall.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/three-task-manager-features-microsoft-should-add-in-windows-10-19h1-524466.shtml

 

Firefox 64.0.2 fixes video stuttering on YouTube

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/10/firefox-64-0-2-fixes-video-stuttering-on-youtube/

 

AMD's latest laptop CPUs include its first chips for Chromebooks

It also claims new Ryzen chips can outperform Intel in some situations.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/06/amd-mobile-cpus-for-chromebooks-ces-2019/?yptr=yahoo

 

iPhone Portrait mode: How to shoot portraits with blur and bokeh

https://macpaw.com/how-to/iphone-portrait-mode

 

[CES] The Best Gadgets Coming in 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/ces_the_best_gadgets_coming_in_2019.html

 

China Starts Issuing $145 Fines for Using a VPN

With over 30 percent of internet users in China regularly using a VPN, the government is turning its focus from blocking the VPN providers to issuing fines to individuals caught using one. China's clamp down on the internet continues, but can they ever completely control access?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365860/china-starts-issuing-145-fines-for-using-a-vpn?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

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

UPDATED 1/14: 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/

 

Hupnos sleep mask

https://www.cnet.com/g00/pictures/ces-2019-weird-products/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xMQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

This machine will fold all your laundry for you

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/machine-fold-laundry-195727227.html

 

16 Tips and Tricks to Customize the OneNote 2016 User Interface

Make OneNote reflect your style and workflow preferences

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-and-tricks-to-customize-onenote-2512135

 

17 Fun Linux Commands to Run in the Terminal

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

 

The 15 Best Amazon Alexa-Compatible Devices to Buy in 2019

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-alexa-compatible-gadgets/

 

Microsoft has patented a method for 'silent' voice commands to address privacy, social awkwardness

While voice assistants like Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, and Cortana continue to develop, no company seems to have considered how awkward it can be to issue commands in public. Until now.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-has-patented-method-silent-voice-commands-maintaining-privacy

 

How to Suggest an Edit in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/398789/how-to-suggest-an-edit-in-google-docs/

 

How to Set Default Start Layout for Users in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/105001-set-default-start-layout-users-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Enable the Default Tab Option in Windows 10 19H1 Task Manager

One of the new features that will be part of the Windows 10 19H1 feature update due in the spring of this year concerns the Task Manager, as users will be allowed to choose a new default tab when opening the app.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-enable-the-default-tab-option-in-windows-10-19h1-task-manager-524465.shtml

 

Firefox 66 may move New Tab search input to Address Bar

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/10/firefox-66-may-move-new-tab-search-input-to-address-bar/

 

Amazon reports over 100 million Alexa devices sold

It's a big figure, but it doesn't tell the whole story.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/06/amazon-100-million-alexa-devices-sold/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to transfer photos from an iPhone to a Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/copy-photos-iphone-mac

 

Geekly Update - 10 January 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_10_january_2019.html

 

Bose to Cancel Out Road Noise With QuietComfort

It doesn't matter how much sound-proofing a vehicle has, some road noise gets through. Bose aims to solve that problem through technology which combines accelerometers, microphones, and your car stereo. It's called Bose QuietComfort Noise Control.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365863/bose-to-cancel-out-road-noise-with-quietcomfort?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

An enterprise take on Apple’s ‘Project Marzipan’

We will learn more about Apple's plans to run iOS apps on Macs at WWDC 2019. Here is what we know so far.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3331945/application-development/an-enterprise-take-on-apples-project-marzipan.html

 

Dell plans to go public again

Investors vote in favour of VMware deal to take Dell back to the public market

https://www.alphr.com/dell/1010334/dell-plans-to-go-public-again

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Continental unveils robot delivery dog

Could this robotic canine be the answer to autonomous deliveries?

https://www.alphr.com/cars-0/1010379/continental-unveils-robot-delivery-dog

 

Rokit Has the Wildest Phone Lineup at CES

The company peddles liquor, prescription drug savings, and 3D smartphones, and it wants to topple India's most successful phone. There's a lot going on here.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365842/rokit-has-the-wildest-phone-lineup-at-ces?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

PSA: Don’t Download the Fake “Setup for Amazon Alexa” iOS App

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/psa-dont-download-the-fake-setup-for-amazon-alexa-ios-app/

 

AMD starts 2019 with a range of new 12nm mobile PC processors, here are the specs

AMD has introduced its second generation mobile Ryzen series processors, which it says are "well above the competition."

https://www.windowscentral.com/amd-starts-2019-range-new-processors-designed-mobile-computing

 

Your Phone

Synchronize your Android phone with your computer so that you have access to the latest photos you take via this sleek application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Phone-Tools/Your-Phone.shtml

 

Android Malware Hits Victims in 196 Countries

Malware disguised as games and utilities struck more than 100,000 victims before being taken out of Google Play.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities-and-threats/android-malware-hits-victims-in-196-countries/d/d-id/1333585

 

How to Listen to Music in a Car From a USB Flash Drive

Take your music with you wherever you go

https://www.lifewire.com/using-a-usb-flash-drive-in-your-car-4054278

 

How to Prevent Apps from Accessing Your iPhone's Microphone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/privacy-101-prevent-apps-from-accessing-your-iphones-microphone-0191572/

 

How to set up a new computer

https://macpaw.com/how-to/set-up-new-computer

 

Microsoft tries to take on the Chromebook once more

Will the third time be the charm, or will Windows Lite join Windows 10 S and Windows RT as failed Windows variations?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3331920/microsoft-windows/microsoft-tries-to-take-on-the-chromebook-once-more.html

 

Unnecessary Tech: LavvieBot Unveils a Smart Toilet for Cats at CES

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/unnecessary-tech-lavviebot-unveils-smart-toilet-cats-ces/

 

Microsoft Windows Security Updates January 2019 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/08/microsoft-windows-security-updates-january-2019-overview/

 

5 of the Best File Managers for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-file-managers-linux/

 

These renders might be our first ever look at Apple’s new iPhone 11 design

https://bgr.com/2019/01/07/iphone-2019-features-triple-camera-design-renders/

 

Ready for the Galaxy S10? Samsung to host 'Unpacked' press event on Feb. 20

https://news.yahoo.com/ready-galaxy-s10-samsung-host-150001939.html

 

At Last, Haptic Touchpads Enter the Windows World

Windows laptops could soon get a taste of what Apple MacBook users have enjoyed since 2015: a touchpad equipped with virtual feedback instead of a physical switch.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365868/at-last-haptic-touchpads-enter-the-windows-world?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

How to Create Multiple Columns in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/399434/how-to-create-multiple-columns-in-google-docs/

 

Samsung's Space Monitor aims to free up valuable desk real estate

Just clamp it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/samsungs-space-monitor-aims-free-valuable-desk-real-estate

 

MSMG ToolKit

Useful tool that allows you to create your own bloat-free version of Windows by removing various telemetry components and all sorts of services and apps

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-Tweak/MSMG-ToolKit.shtml

 

Emotet Malware Gets More Aggressive

Emotet's operators have been adding new capabilities, making the malware now even more dangerous to its enterprise targets.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/emotet-malware-gets-more-aggressive-/d/d-id/1333584

 

What to Do When Your Car's USB Port Won't Charge Your Phone

https://www.lifewire.com/car-usb-port-not-charging-phone-4102780

 

Get Android's Smart Lock Feature on Your iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/get-androids-smart-lock-feature-your-iphone-0190956/

 

How to safely use Windows PC without anti-virus software

https://macpaw.com/how-to/safely-use-windows-without-antivirus

 

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

 

Want Better Health? A Breath Analyzer Has the Answers at CES 2019

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/breath-analyzer-ces-2019/

 

Firefox 69: Flash disabled by default

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/12/firefox-69-flash-disabled-by-default/

 

How to Set Up an External Microphone on Your Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-external-microphone-mac/

 

Samsung insider teases ‘gorgeous’ Galaxy S10 finishes like nothing we’ve ever seen before

https://bgr.com/2019/01/04/galaxy-s10-release-date-us-soon-samsung-color-effects/

 

Exclusive: Apple cuts iPhone XR price for partner sellers in China

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/exclusive-apple-cuts-iphone-xr-price-partner-sellers-china-142051277.html

 

These Smart Displays Look Like Touch-Screen Lava Lamps

Two prototypes spotted on the CES show floor from Royole sport flexible displays that wrap partially around the device, for a unique, cylindrical look.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365847/these-smart-displays-look-like-touch-screen-lava-lamps?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

20 Keyboard Shortcuts Every iPad Owner Should Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/398356/20-keyboard-shortcuts-every-ipad-owner-should-know/

 

ASUS' StudioBook S for creators jams a 17-inch display in a 15-inch chassis

A big screen meets a compact body.

https://www.windowscentral.com/asus-studiobook-s-creators-jams-17-inch-display-15-inch-chassis

 

How to Enable Reserved Storage in Windows 10 19H1 (this looks interesting (see further down the list))

One of the new features coming to Windows 10 devices when the 19H1 update is finalized is called reserved storage.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-enable-reserved-storage-in-windows-10-19h1-524485.shtml

 

[Windows 10 Tip] Enable Sandbox Protection in Windows Defender

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

 

Why Your Car Zaps or Shocks You

https://www.lifewire.com/why-your-car-zaps-or-shocks-you-4068560

 

Cheap ways to improve your TV speakers

For as little as $10, you can enjoy a big improvement in TV audio volume and quality.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/cheap-fixes-for-your-tvs-awful-speakers/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTE%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

How to clean your Windows desktop and keep it organized

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

 

UUP to ISO - Create Bootable ISO from Windows 10 Build Upgrade Files

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/74480-uup-iso-create-bootable-iso-windows-10-build-upgrade-files.html

 

Google Makes It Easier to Resume Previous Searches

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-resume-previous-searches/

 

Migrate Windows users with User Profile Wizard

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/12/migrate-windows-users-with-user-profile-wizard/

 

How GandCrab Ransomware Made Its Developers Nine Figures (you think ransomware is nothing, how many of you have $100M or more)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/gandcrab-ransomware-made-nine-figures-income/

 

Free software to detect and prevent network intrusions

https://www.komando.com/downloads/486449/free-software-to-prevent-and-detect-network-intrusions

 

AT&T Layoffs: What We Know So Far

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-layoffs-know-far-182015564.html

 

Google Assistant Connect Is Like a Smart, E Ink Fridge Magnet

The prototype we saw was a little E Ink square that received notifications pushed from Google, such as weather information or traffic details.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365857/google-assistant-connect-is-like-a-smart-e-ink-fridge-magne?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

 

How to Set Up and Use Siri on an iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/398915/how-to-set-up-and-use-siri-on-an-iphone/

 

Acer's refreshed Swift 7 features insanely thin bezels for a nearly borderless display

The incredibly thin laptop gets even more impressive with insanely thin bezels.

https://www.windowscentral.com/acers-refreshed-swift-7-features-insanely-thin-bezels-nearly-borderless-display

 

Windows 10 19H1 Will Reserve at Least 7GB of Space to Install Updates

Microsoft is making changes in Windows 10 to ensure a seamless update experience, and the upcoming 19H1 update will reserve at least 7GB of space for critical files.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-19h1-will-reserve-at-least-7gb-of-space-to-install-updates-524476.shtml

 

How to control Windows 10 automatic updates

https://macpaw.com/how-to/control-windows-updates

 

How to Set Up Security Key to Log into Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123248-set-up-security-key-log-into-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Listen to Internet Radio in Your Car

https://www.lifewire.com/listening-to-internet-radio-in-your-car-534501

 

3 ways to make your Chromebook more secure

Let's be careful out there.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/3-ways-to-make-your-chromebook-more-secure/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTE%3d&i10c.dv=11

 

For sale, your location: Revelations about data sales spur renewed calls for regulation

One mobile data industry executive told NBC News, "The third parties that have this stuff are happy to sell it to anyone.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/sale-your-location-revelations-about-data-sales-spur-renewed-calls-n956936

 

IMDb Launches Freedive, a Free Streaming Service

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/imdb-freedive-free-streaming-service/

 

Google launches "your related activity" mobile search feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/11/google-launches-your-related-activity-mobile-search-feature/

 

How to Make GIMP Look and Work Like Photoshop in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-gimp-look-like-photoshop/

 

Don’t fall for the latest fake check scams

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

 

Do you share your Netflix password? New AI can ‘sniff out’ unauthorised sharing

https://news.yahoo.com/share-netflix-password-new-ai-can-sniff-unauthorised-sharing-120107470.html

 

8K Is Nice, But It's Not the Only Buzzworthy TV Tech at CES

8K isn't the only TV innovation on the horizon. Hisense, LG, and Samsung also showed off their own interesting approaches to improving screens, beyond pumping up the pixel count.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365875/8k-is-nice-but-its-not-the-only-buzzworthy-tv-tech-at-ces?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=9

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