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Sat 1526 02/02/2019

8-year-old ‘scared to death’ after hacked Nest security camera warns of missile attack

https://www.bitdefender.com/box/blog/iot-news/8-year-old-scared-death-hacked-nest-security-camera-warns-missile-attack/#new_tab

 

Confiant & Malwarebytes Uncover Steganography Based Ad Payload That Drops Shlayer Trojan On Mac Users

https://blog.confiant.com/confiant-malwarebytes-uncover-steganography-based-ad-payload-that-drops-shlayer-trojan-on-mac-cd31e885c202?gi=7d7cca22d915

 

Friday Apple Rumors: Support for Older iPhones May End with iOS 13

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/friday-apple-rumors-support-older-184651274.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Fixing the Emotional Gap in Online Communication

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-emotional-gap-online-communication/

 

Reseat Internal Data and Power Cables

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-reseat-internal-data-and-power-cables-2624536

 

Apple issues Group FaceTime bug mea culpa, promises software update next week

It's a massive privacy risk, but fortunately Apple says a fix is in the works.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3336865/ios/facetime-bug-lets-you-listen-in-on-people-you-call.html

 

Best CPU Air Coolers in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-cpu-air-coolers

 

Who Makes the Most Reliable Hard Drives?

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/175089-who-makes-the-most-reliable-hard-drives?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Apple’s new developer guidelines signal that scammy subscription apps’ time is up

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/28/apples-new-developer-guidelines-signal-that-scammy-subscription-apps-time-is-up/?yptr=yahoo

 

Malware Makers Set Sights On Motion Sensor

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10493/malware-makers-set-sights-motion-sensor

 

Modular Anatova ransomware encrypts data as quickly as possible before detection

The new malware is being propagated on P2P networks, and demands a ransom equivalent to $725 USD, according to McAfee Labs.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/modular-anatova-ransomware-encrypts-data-as-quickly-as-possible-before-detection/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 prices just leaked, and they’re even better than we thought

https://bgr.com/2019/02/01/galaxy-s10-plus-vs-galaxy-s10e-price-tiers-leak-again-for-europe/

 

Apple Says It Will Lower iPhone Prices in Certain Markets

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/198625/apple-says-it-will-lower-iphone-prices-in-certain-markets?_hsenc=p2ANqtz---Aku7tJ73POd5m5MzlHHic-SyOc604QxQhh46Xq-ZhlHRX32fOS_gNt8fyxpD0_YUjjC93yXdRIjKRk0XrI0vo061jg&_hsmi=69444940

 

Chrome Will Block Bad Ads Worldwide From July

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chrome-block-bad-ads-worldwide/

 

3 easy ways to get free and discounted smart home gadgets

https://www.komando.com/tips/498345/make-your-house-a-smart-home-with-special-discounts

 

Make Your iPhone Easier to Use With These Hidden Accessibility Features

https://www.howtogeek.com/395407/make-your-iphone-easier-to-use-with-these-hidden-accessibility-features/

 

Facebook, Google, and Microsoft supported conference with climate change denialists

The companies have pledged to fight climate change

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/23/18194432/facebook-google-microsoft-libertycon-climate-change

 

Facebook Portal

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/365137/facebook-portal?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

This millennial's company makes millions buying from Walmart and reselling on Amazon

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/this-millennials-company-makes-millions-buying-from-walmart-and-reselling-on-amazon-151213013.html

 

How to Encrypt Your Documents with LibreOffice

https://www.maketecheasier.com/encrypt-documents-with-libreoffice/

 

What to Do When Your Home Internet Connection Underperforms

Tips for solving slow internet connections at home

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-slow-internet-connection-818125

 

It’s been the worst year ever for smartphone shipments. Here’s why

Smartphone shipments are down, and a lot of the decline has to do with high prices and growing consumer frustration. One expert calls today's smartphone market a 'mess.'

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3337529/mobile-wireless/its-been-the-worst-year-ever-for-smartphone-shipments-heres-why.html

 

The discounted Luma 2-pack Whole Home system keeps your Wi-Fi signal strong

Boost the signal.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-discounted-luma-2-pack-whole-home-system-keeps-your-wi-fi-signal-strong

 

Samsung’s New 970 Evo Plus SSD Boosts Performance, Cuts Price

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/284312-samsungs-new-970-evo-plus-ssd-boosts-performance-cuts-price?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Whyd now helps companies create their custom voice assistant

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/whyd-now-helps-companies-create-their-custom-voice-assistant/

 

WiFi Could Provide Electricity, Charge Smartphone

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10494/wifi-could-provide-electricity-charge-smartphone

 

Hackers impersonate these 10 brands the most in phishing attacks

Phishers often spoof major tech brands in their efforts to gain payments from individuals and businesses, according to a Vade Secure report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hackers-impersonate-these-10-brands-the-most-in-phishing-attacks/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Here’s what would happen if Apple ever kicked Facebook off the App Store

https://bgr.com/2019/02/01/apple-facebook-app-ban-consequences/

 

Gmail is Getting a UX Makeover on Mobile

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/198584/gmail-is-getting-a-ux-makeover-on-mobile?_hsenc=p2ANqtz---Aku7tJ73POd5m5MzlHHic-SyOc604QxQhh46Xq-ZhlHRX32fOS_gNt8fyxpD0_YUjjC93yXdRIjKRk0XrI0vo061jg&_hsmi=69444940

 

Which Android App Is Displaying Popup Ads? How to Spot and Remove Them

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-app-displaying-popup-adverts/

 

Work faster and smarter by adding this feature to your computer

https://www.komando.com/downloads/518447/work-faster-and-smarter-by-adding-this-feature-to-your-computer

 

What Is a Smart Display and Should You Get One?

https://www.howtogeek.com/385116/what-is-a-smart-display-and-should-you-get-one/

 

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

If you’re worried about your Nest Cam, now’s the time

https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/17/15772142/how-to-set-up-two-factor-authentication

 

Dell's Website Targeted in Attempted Hack of Customer Data

The anonymous attackers were after names, email addresses and hashed passwords for user accounts on Dell.com. But the company said it's found no 'conclusive evidence' that any of the customer data was extracted.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365182/dells-website-targeted-in-attempted-hack-of-customer-data?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Record number of people use GM's remote start to warm up vehicles as cold weather chills

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/record-number-people-gm-apos-110103210.html

 

How to Uninstall Adobe Creative Cloud Products from Windows 10 PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/uninstall-adobe-creative-cloud-windows10/

 

How to Fix 'PXE-E61: Media Test Failure, Check Cable' Error

A troubleshooting guide for the PXE-E61 Error

https://www.lifewire.com/pxe-e61-media-test-failure-4156811

 

AMD ReLive review: A stylish video capture tool for Radeon graphics cards

Performance between Nvidia's ShadowPlay and AMD ReLive is about the same, but AMD's tool is a little easier to use and has an overall sleeker look.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3319476/gaming/amd-relive-review.html

 

Best Budget PCs for Less than $500 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-budget-pc-less-than-500

 

Here’s What to Expect From the Samsung Galaxy S10

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

 

This $350,000 Swiss watch looks like an Apple Watch, chimes to tell the time

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/this-350000-swiss-watch-looks-like-an-apple-watch-chimes-to-tell-the-time/

 

My Three Favorite Features in Windows 10 April 2019 Update

Windows 10 version 1903, or the April 2019 Update, is already approaching its final development stages, with the launch set to take place in the spring.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/my-three-favorite-features-in-windows-10-april-2019-update-524737.shtml

 

A Raspberry Pi-based handheld to make creating your own gadgets easy

The pi-top 4 puts the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ in a case with a mini-OLED screen, portable power pack, and four programmable buttons, to simplify the process of wiring the Pi to other hardware.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-based-pi-top-4-aims-to-make-creating-your-own-gadgets-easy/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Even if Apple’s AirPower wasn’t vaporware, you should still get this $38 wireless triple charger instead

https://bgr.com/2019/02/01/triple-wireless-charging-pad-vs-airpower-amazon-sale/

 

How to Turn On or Off Cortana Pick up where you left off in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/82752-turn-off-cortana-pick-up-where-i-left-off-windows-10-a.html

 

More Than One Google Account? How to Set a Default Sign-In

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/one-google-account-set-default-sign/

 

Kim's Take: Need to stop a carjacker? There's an app for that (just remember, it's likely they may take your phone as well.  Perhaps another phone at home that can tracks your stolen phone and car to help police.  Not all have the resources to track cars or phones by gps or other.)

https://www.komando.com/columns/529117/kims-take-need-to-stop-a-carjacker-theres-an-app-for-that

 

What Wi-Fi Security Cameras Let You Record Locally?

https://www.howtogeek.com/395314/what-wi-fi-security-cameras-let-you-record-locally/

 

Hulu drops to just $5.99 per month after Netflix’s price hikes

The core service is getting cheaper, but live TV now costs more

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/23/18193539/hulu-price-change-subscription-ads-live-tv-2019

 

On iPhones, Google Fi Loses Its Sexiest Feature

Google's virtual carrier is getting a lot of attention for now supporting iPhones, but there are less expensive options with most of the same features.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365171/on-iphones-google-fi-loses-its-sexiest-feature?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Samsung's Galaxy S10 will probably be very expensive

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsungs-galaxy-s10-probably-very-105803272.html

 

Recovery ToolBox for PDF: An Easy Way to Repair Corrupt PDF Files

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recovery-toolbox-for-pdf/

 

What Is MOM.exe?

This program works behind the scenes to help your video cards run properly

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-mom-exe-errors-and-problems-4150740

 

Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Microsoft's decision to adopt the Chromium open-source code to power its Edge browser could mean a sooner-than-expected end to support for Internet Explorer.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3332682/web-browsers/why-full-chromium-edge-means-end-times-for-ie.html

 

Get your hands on an Anker Vertical Mouse for as low as $10

You'll be happy you clicked this.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-ankers-optical-usb-vertical-mouse

 

Tim Berners-Lee’s Solid Project: Can It Save the Web?

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/281334-tim-berners-lees-solid-project-can-it-save-the-web?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Judge orders net neutrality lawsuit to go ahead despite shutdown

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/17/judge-orders-net-neutrality-lawsuit-to-go-ahead-despite-shutdown/

 

Optimizer

Tweak Windows in order to enhance your privacy and security, clean your PC, manage startup items and add new items to the context menu, with this portable, open-source utility

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/deadmoon-Optimizer.shtml

 

The current state of Microsoft's Fluent Design

Microsoft's regular Windows 10 updates are letting it roll out a new design language for Windows and its apps.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-current-state-of-microsofts-fluent-design/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Got a Nest security camera? Enable two-step verification now

(AND STOP REUSING PASSWORDS)

https://www.grahamcluley.com/got-a-nest-security-camera-enable-two-step-verification-now/

 

How to Change Default Font for Mail app in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/126472-change-default-font-mail-app-windows-10-a.html

 

What Is Patreon and How Does It Work?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-patreon-how-does-it-work/

 

The 10 best Roku hacks you should know

https://www.komando.com/tips/520154/the-10-best-roku-hacks-you-should-know

 

The Problem With AI: Machines Are Learning Things, But Can’t Understand Them

https://www.howtogeek.com/394546/the-problem-with-ai-machines-are-learning-things-but-cant-understand-them/

 

YouTube TV finally goes nationwide almost two years after launch

98 percent of US households are covered as of today, with the rest coming soon

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/23/18193994/youtube-tv-now-available-nationwide

 

HP EliteDisplay S14 USB Portable Monitor

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/365163/hp-elitedisplay-s14-usb-portable-monitor?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

5 Tricks for Staying Warm When It's Deadly Cold

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/5-tricks-staying-warm-deadly-232000216.html

 

Millions of bank loan and mortgage documents have leaked online

Exclusive: The database included highly sensitive financial data on customers who have taken out loans with U.S. banks

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/financial-files/

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Fri 1525 02/01/2019

How to protect backups from ransomware

Ransomware is getting smarter, attacking backups to prevent recovery. Prevent this from happening by taking a few simple steps.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3331981/ransomware/how-to-protect-backups-from-ransomware.html

 

Dirt-Cheap, Legit, Windows Software: Pick Two

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/01/dirt-cheap-legit-windows-software-pick-two/

 

Finally! A Definitive List of What Those F1 - F12 Keys Do

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/finally-definitive-list-those-f1-210047619.html

 

How to Take Screenshots on an iPhone X, XR, XS, and XS Max

https://www.howtogeek.com/394414/how-to-take-screenshots-on-an-iphone-x-xr-xs-and-xs-max/

 

The best ways to keep your Surface Pro charged on the go

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-keep-your-surface-pro-charged-go

 

Alphabet’s Verily scores FDA clearance for its ECG monitor

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/alphabets-verily-scores-fda-clearance-for-its-ecg-monitor/

 

Microsoft expands Windows 7-to-Windows 10 app compatibility pledge

The company's 'Desktop App Assure' program launched in October in North America; it's now been expanded worldwide.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3333785/microsoft-windows/microsoft-expands-windows-7-to-windows-10-app-compatibility-pledge.htmlhttps://www.techconnect.com/article/3333785/microsoft-windows/microsoft-expands-windows-7-to-windows-10-app-compatibility-pledge.htmlhttps://www.techconnect.com/article/3333785/microsoft-windows/microsoft-expands-windows-7-to-windows-10-app-compatibility-pledge.html

 

Windows 7 Support Ends in Less Than a Year

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-7-support-ends-year/

 

Employee Falls for Fake Job Interview Over Skype, Gives North Korean Hackers Access to Chile's ATM Network: Report

https://gizmodo.com/employee-falls-for-fake-job-interview-over-skype-gives-1831801832

 

New low-cost Windows 10 laptops and 2-in-1s challenge Google Chromebooks in the classroom

New devices are being released by Acer, Dell and Lenovo, starting from $189 but will only be available for schools and colleges to buy in bulk, not to the general public.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-low-cost-windows-10-laptops-and-2-in-1s-challenge-google-chromebooks-in-the-classroom/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows 10 Version 1903 Will Make It Easier to Fix Errors Blocking the Upgrade

If there’s anything that Microsoft learned after the Windows 10 October 2018 Update fiasco, it’s that the company needs to pay much more attention to bugs, errors, and feedback pointing to problems with its operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-version-1903-will-make-it-easier-to-fix-errors-blocking-the-upgrade-524757.shtml

 

Google Takes Java Fight to the U.S. Supreme Court

https://www.thurrott.com/google/198341/google-takes-java-fight-to-the-u-s-supreme-court?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_1J5m_W1kXfbPSvTVK28teYgNEmunYJBu7MUwmgp_m2JZ13gQAzXa8tZ6QdokD1leKDeJmzs9EssZxRlNwYz2moevzcw&_hsmi=69300133

 

Why Does Restarting Seem to Fix Most Computer Problems?

Why powering something off and then on again tends to fix most problems

https://www.lifewire.com/why-does-restarting-seem-to-fix-most-computer-problems-2624569

 

How to Set Up Your Own Email Server on Windows PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-own-email-server-windows/

 

TiVo’s new streaming apps will be limited to 720p and 30 fps

The company’s Apple TV, Fire TV, and Roku apps will be limited at launch

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18195872/tivo-streaming-apps-apple-tv-fire-roku-720p-30fps

 

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=20

 

Apple’s brand new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max are already discounted (odd, people buy these things for looks and gee-whiz factor as much as privacy/security and the brad.  They want and expect better battery life within what they bought, not an add-on that covers it up and adds weight.)

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-brand-smart-battery-cases-192521136.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How to Stop Windows 10 from Reopening the Last Open Apps on Startup

https://www.howtogeek.com/395334/how-to-stop-windows-10-from-reopening-the-last-open-apps-on-startup/

 

4 good reasons to upgrade that old printer

Should you upgrade your old printer? Possibly. Here are a few reasons that may sway your decision.

https://www.windowscentral.com/good-reasons-upgrade-old-printer

 

Google starts pulling unvetted Android apps that access call logs and SMS messages

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/google-pulling-unvetted-android-apps/

 

iPhone 2019 rumors: More about the three-camera system, and the 2020 iPhone could have a 3D camera

What will be in Apple’s next iPhone? We’ll keep track of all the rumors right here.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3331839/iphone-ipad/iphone-2019-rumors-everything-you-need-to-know.html

 

14 Tips to Fix 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-tips-fix-100-disk-usage-improve-windows-performance/

 

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ Packs in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; Will Be Last of Classic Line

https://www.reviewgeek.com/9802/new-raspberry-pi-3-model-a-packs-in-wi-fi-and-bluetooth-will-be-last-of-classic-line/

 

Hackers turn to data theft and resale on the Dark Web for higher payouts

Selling personal information and compromised accounts of popular Instragram users has become more lucrative than ransomware and cryptojacking campaigns.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hackers-turn-to-data-theft-and-resale-on-the-dark-web-for-higher-payouts/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How Mozilla Improves Content Blocking in Firefox 65

Mozilla Firefox 65 is now available for download on all supported platforms, and one of the most important changes concerns content blockers.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-mozilla-improves-content-blocking-in-firefox-65-524738.shtml

 

Microsoft To-Do Integration in Cortana Rolls Out to Everyone

https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/198370/microsoft-to-do-integration-in-cortana-rolls-out-to-everyone?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9QR1eKha3SG8OvpRuQPAkGkfdkDfffsDcd7Rtwc7PXP6TWk7VtM6SThNW85MNiquyU8tjsXgsIBoClQTzZQOtlaDiAeg&_hsmi=69364930

 

How to Fix a Slow iPad

You don't need to put up with a snail's pace

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-a-slow-ipad-4103783

 

How to Move Android Apps to SD Card

https://www.maketecheasier.com/move-apps-to-sd-card-android/

 

Visible, the app-based budget carrier backed by Verizon, is now selling phones

Both iOS and Android devices are available

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18195784/verizon-visible-carrier-selling-devices-iphone-galaxy

 

US Charges Huawei for Stealing T-Mobile Tech, Violating Sanctions

The suspected crimes underscore the danger of having Huawei sell its technology in the US, according to FBI Director Christopher Wray. 'We have to carefully consider the risks if we are going to allow them into our telecommunication networks,' he said on Monday.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366222/us-charges-huawei-for-stealing-t-mobile-tech-violating-sanc?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

8 things you shouldn't leave in your car in cold weather during polar vortex

https://news.yahoo.com/8-things-shouldn-apos-t-145212705.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How to Configure a HiFi Desktop Audio System

https://www.howtogeek.com/364373/how-to-configure-a-hifi-desktop-audio-system/

 

Best 1440p QHD Monitors of 2019 (the new resolution standard replacing 1080p)

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-1440p-monitors

 

Privacy campaigner Schrems slaps Amazon, Apple, Netflix, others with GDPR data access complaints

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/privacy-campaigner-schrems-slaps-amazon-apple-netflix-others-with-gdpr-data-access-complaints/

 

The new iPhone XS battery case works with the iPhone X, but don’t expect perfection

It charges and pairs, but you may hate the misaligned cutouts and error messages.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3334141/iphone-ipad/the-new-iphone-xs-battery-case-works-with-the-iphone-x.html

 

WEP vs. WPA vs. WPA2 vs. WPA3: Wi-Fi Security Types Explained

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/wep-wpa-wpa2-wpa3-explained/

 

I can get and crack your password hashes from email

Malicious hackers can use a simple trick to get your Windows computer to authenticate to a remote server that captures your password hash — just by sending you an email. Take these steps to test for the vulnerability.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3333916/windows-security/i-can-get-and-crack-your-password-hashes-from-email.html

 

How to create a slide-to-shutdown feature for a Windows 10 PC

A simple shortcut to a special command is all you need to shut down your PC using a couple of taps and a slide.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-a-slide-to-shutdown-feature-for-a-windows-10-pc/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Are your users putting a big target on your organization’s back? (think of all the businesses and institutions that you give your personal info too, to get something back.)

The bad guys are constantly coming out with new ways to hack into your network and steal your organization’s confidential information.

https://info.knowbe4.com/password-exposure-test-chn

 

How to Sync Any Folder to OneDrive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/92892-sync-any-folder-onedrive-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Fix an iPad That Won't Connect to Wi-Fi

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-my-ipad-wont-connect-to-wifi-1994546

 

4 of the Best Alternatives to Skype on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/alternatives-skype-linux/

 

Instagram ‘troll’ charged with taunting and threatening the families of Parkland shooting victims

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18195783/instagram-troll-brandon-fleury-charged-threats-harassment-parkland-families

 

Europol Crackdown Targets DDoS Attack Buyers

On Monday, Europol said it was closing in on more than 250 customers of Webstresser.org and other DDoS-for-hire services. In April, authorities took down the site for letting buyers knock websites offline.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366214/europol-crackdown-targets-ddos-attack-buyers?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

Apple’s iPhone 11 design and specs may have just leaked

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-iphone-11-design-specs-135951149.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

What is AutoArchive in Outlook and How Does it Work?

https://www.howtogeek.com/392717/what-is-autoarchive-in-outlook-and-how-does-it-work/

 

Microsoft's patented augmented reality glasses are basically a miniaturized HoloLens

A new patent offers a look at a more compact augmented reality future.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-patented-augmented-reality-glasses-are-basically-miniaturized-hololens

 

Is your time worth more than $0.30 an hour?

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/18/is-your-time-worth-more-than-0-30-an-hour/

 

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

As of today, it's T-minus one year and counting before Windows 7 exits mainstream support. Let's look at some important numbers for the year ahead.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3333596/microsoft-windows/tick-tock-the-year-long-windows-7-countdown-by-the-numbers.html

 

Librem 13: The Most Secure Laptop Yet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/librem-13-review/

 

43% of businesses are still running Windows 7, security threats remain

With one year to go until Microsoft ends support for its ten-year-old operating system Windows 7, as many as 43% of enterprises are still running the outdated platform.

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/01/15/still-running-windows-7/

 

5 productivity tips for iCloud users

Apple's iCloud service offers macOS and iOS users a range of useful and time-saving features. Here's how to make the most of the Apple's cloud service.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-tips-for-making-the-most-of-icloud/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Proposed N.C. Bill Would Require Ransomware Disclosures

https://blog.knowbe4.com/proposed-n.c.-bill-would-require-ransomware-disclosures

 

How to Reset Security Key to Factory Defaults in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123345-reset-security-key-factory-defaults-windows-10-a.html

 

Fix SPOD - How to Fix a Spinning Pinwheel of Death

Cleaning out the dyld cache can clear a SPOD or beachball

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-spod-spinning-pinwheel-of-death-2260811

 

The Beginner’s Guide to Windows Movie Maker

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-movie-maker-beginner-guide/

 

Apple is once again selling its iPhone SE — for now

This will sell out quickly

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/19/18189785/apple-iphone-se-on-sale-clearance

 

Apple's Latest iOS Update Fixes a Scary FaceTime Bug

The vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to 'initiate a FaceTime call using arbitrary code execution.' Meanwhile, Apple has also released updates for macOS, Apple TV, and Apple Watch.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366125/apples-latest-ios-update-fixes-a-scary-facetime-bug?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

Firefox offers clearer, more flexible privacy controls

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/477af3f3-1e0d-34c8-ab62-6a3b72ac63a7/firefox-offers-clearer%2C-more.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Government Shutdown’s Negative Impact on Federal Cybersecurity

https://securityboulevard.com/2019/01/government-shutdowns-negative-impact-on-federal-cybersecurity/

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Google Assistant may scan your face to personalize commands

Face Match would add another privacy option for Assistant on some devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/27/google-assistant-face-match-code/?yptr=yahoo

 

No internet connection (causes, troubleshooting, fixes, computer, phone, tablet)

https://solutionbay.com/solutions/no-internet-connection-causes-troubleshooting-fixes-computer-phone-tablet

 

AirBuddy is a sleek Mac app that helps you connect AirPods to your computer

Without fussing with cumbersome Bluetooth settings

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/28/18200945/airbuddy-mac-app-connecting-airpods-bluetooth

 

How to Fix Microphone Not Working Issue in Windows 10

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

 

Google Announces Some Education Milestones of its Own

https://www.thurrott.com/google/198194/google-announces-some-education-milestones-of-its-own?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--YYzP9X5OOhGubYO9afQGJdTE9tHyGS1Z6yQgqnJ9-1D6ghWQgBXCnMzhpViCrShAjAPkKxlFBqLITqCtgX-39a9u9Og&_hsmi=69239116

 

Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ Launches

The third iteration of the Compute Module has arrived, offering 10x the performance, twice the RAM, and up to 8x the capacity of the original Compute Module launched way back in 2014. At the same time, it has retained the same form factor, compatibility, and $25 price point.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366208/raspberry-pi-compute-module-3-launches?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

Samsung TVs are getting Google Assistant compatibility this year

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/samsung-tvs-are-getting-google-assistant-compatibility-this-year/

 

Apple releases macOS 10.14.3 update

This update includes security and enterprise-based fixes.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3335597/os-x/apple-releases-macos-10-14-3-update.html

 

Ways to Watch or Listen to the Super Bowl

Even if you can't watch the game, you can still hear it

https://www.lifewire.com/listening-to-super-bowl-on-radio-2843103

 

The Collection #1 data breach - what you need to do about it

DON'T PANIC, BUT DO GET MORE SERIOUS ABOUT FOLLOWING PASSWORD BEST PRACTICES.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/the-collection-1-data-breach-what-you-need-to-do-about-it/

 

Ohio’s New Data Security Law Seeks to Minimize the Risk of Data Breach Impacting Insurers and Their Customers

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ohios-new-data-security-law-seeks-to-minimize-the-risk-of-data-breach-impacting-insurers-and-their-customers

 

Google Fined $50 Million For Data Violation

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10491/google-fined-50-million-data-violation

 

What Are OEM Products and Why Are They Cheaper?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/oem-products-cheaper-makeuseof-explains/

 

Samsung Could Finally Beat Google with This Camera Breakthrough

https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-could-finally-beat-google-233000372.html

 

This $35 Raspberry Pi rival is faster, has 2GB RAM, USB 3.0 and 4K display support

The Orange Pi 3 ramps up the specs to a quad-core 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB DDR3 RAM, four USB 3.0 ports, support for 4K displays via HDMI 2.0a, Gigabit Ethernet, onboard PCIe 2.0, and Bluetooth 5.0.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/this-35-raspberry-pi-rival-is-faster-has-2gb-ram-usb-3-0-and-4k-display-support/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Are Windows 10's live tiles dead?

Microsoft's live tile feature in Windows 10 hasn't been updated in a long while, which begs the question, are live tiles dead?

https://www.windowscentral.com/are-windows-10s-live-tiles-dead

 

Pinterest Save Button for Chrome

Collect inspiring ideas you stumble upon on the Internet with the help of this Chrome extension that helps you expand your Pinterest compilations

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

 

Amazon is taking more control over smart home tech

It joins the board of the Zigbee Alliance

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18196463/amazon-zigbee-alliance-board-smart-home-tech-control

 

Surprising News that Popular Apps Use Location Data for Advertising

https://www.maketecheasier.com/popular-apps-location-data-advertising/

 

YouTube TV Goes Nationwide in the United States

https://www.thurrott.com/google/198223/youtube-tv-goes-nationwide-in-the-united-states?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--YYzP9X5OOhGubYO9afQGJdTE9tHyGS1Z6yQgqnJ9-1D6ghWQgBXCnMzhpViCrShAjAPkKxlFBqLITqCtgX-39a9u9Og&_hsmi=69239116

 

What to Do When You Want to Delete Yourself From the Internet

Privacy might be dead, but following these steps could help you save your digital life.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366026/what-to-do-when-you-want-to-delete-yourself-from-the-interne?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

Robot delivery dogs deployed by self-driving cars are coming

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/robot-delivery-dogs-deployed-by-self-driving-cars-are-coming/

 

Hands on: The Kensington SD7000 dock turns a Surface tablet into a Surface Studio

Unfortunately, Kensington's SD7000 dock takes a page from Microsoft and charges a premium price.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3334696/hardware/hands-on-the-kensington-sd7000-dock-turns-a-surface-tablet-into-a-surface-studio.html

 

The 8 Best Free Sports Streaming Sites of 2019

No TV? No problem! You can still stream free sports

https://www.lifewire.com/best-free-sports-streaming-sites-4169519

 

Magecart hits hundreds of websites via ad supply chain hijack

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/magecart-hundreds-websites-supply-chain-hijack/#new_tab

 

[Heads-up] Double Trouble: Ransomware And File Thief Combined In Nasty Hybrid Malware

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-double-trouble-ransomware-and-file-thief-combined-in-nasty-hybrid-malware

 

WhatsApp Restricts Message Forwarding to Combat Fake News

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10492/whatsapp-restricts-message-forwarding-combat-fake-news

 

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

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

 

Worried about FaceTime eavesdropping bug? How to disable the app

https://news.yahoo.com/disable-facetime-apple-prepares-fix-123116722.html

 

Is the desktop version of OneNote dead?

The Store version of OneNote is the future on Windows, but you don't have to stop using the desktop version and it will keep getting bug fixes.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/is-the-desktop-version-of-onenote-dead/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to fix problems with Outlook .pst and .ost data files

When Outlook has problems opening or items are missing from your inbox, you can use these steps to troubleshoot and fix issues with the data files.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-pst-and-ost-data-files-outlook

 

Auslogics Browser Care

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Browser-Tweak/Auslogics-Browser-Care.shtml

 

How to pick the Amazon Echo that’s right for you

‘Alexa, why are there so many Alexa devices?’

https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/18/16161058/amazon-echo-show-alexa-dot-which-one-to-buy

 

How Much Does Battery Health Matter?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/does-battery-health-matter/

 

Hands-On with Microsoft Edge’s Fake News Warning

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/198288/hands-on-with-microsoft-edges-fake-news-warning?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-86UMqR6RmWQVb54XEex2_zpc2gHGJE5MeFx4CEkfBI0rFfJVlZPw0s5nN70Yqv7N8kj6q4Hm4qqlOwrro4z1EBL9OFqg&_hsmi=69281728

 

Facebook to Teens: We'll Give You $20 If You Let Us Spy on You

Since 2016, Facebook has been offering to pay individuals as young as 13 to install the Facebook Research app on their phones. The app is actually a VPN allowing the company root access to network traffic and phone activity.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366244/facebook-is-paying-teenagers-to-spy-on-them?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

LG says its AI can detect home appliance problems before they happen

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/lg-says-its-ai-can-detect-home-appliances-problems-before-they-happen/

 

Google may have finally committed to making Wear OS a true competitor to Apple Watch

But that doesn't necessarily mean a Pixel Watch is coming.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3334857/wearables/google-fossil-wear-os.html

 

Common Mobile Network Problems and How to Avoid Them

Take steps to prevent the most common mobile network problems

https://www.lifewire.com/common-mobile-network-problems-817774

 

The spam that is hardest to block is often the most damaging

https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2019/01/spam-hardest-block-often-most-damaging/

 

It Only Takes 1 Phish: “Unremarkable” Phishing Attack Results in a Breach in the European Union’s Diplomatic Communications Network

https://blog.knowbe4.com/it-only-takes-1-phish-unremarkable-phishing-attack-results-in-a-breach-in-the-european-unions-diplomatic-communications-network

 

How to Restore Missing Default Power Plans in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/110372-restore-missing-default-power-plans-windows-10-a.html

 

10 Handy iPhone Shortcuts to Automate Everyday Tasks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-shortcuts-automate/

 

Now We Know Why Apple Had Trouble Mass Producing the Mac Pro in the U.S.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/now-know-why-apple-had-142145058.html

 

5G's important role in autonomous car technology

At CES 2019, Qualcomm's Sanjeev Athalye discussed how 5G will be critical for emerging technologies and fields such as driverless vehicles and telemedicine.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5gs-important-role-in-autonomous-car-technology/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Best Photo Editing Apps on Windows 10 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-photo-editing-apps-windows-10

 

Google Chrome 72’s Code Injection Blocking Detailed

Google Chrome 72 is now available for download on all supported platforms, and while the changelog does not include too many new features, the changes under the hood are significant, to say the least.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-chrome-72-s-code-injection-blocking-detailed-524759.shtml

 

The entire Moto G7 line leaked on Motorola’s website

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18196200/motorola-moto-g7-power-plus-play

 

How to Sync Microsoft OneDrive with Linux

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

 

Twitter Tests New Original Tweeter Tag to Kill Fake Accounts

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/social/198266/twitter-tests-new-original-tweeter-tag-to-kill-fake-accounts?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-86UMqR6RmWQVb54XEex2_zpc2gHGJE5MeFx4CEkfBI0rFfJVlZPw0s5nN70Yqv7N8kj6q4Hm4qqlOwrro4z1EBL9OFqg&_hsmi=69281728

 

Change to Chrome Risks Crippling Ad Blockers, Developers Warn

Google has said the proposed change is actually designed to make the Chrome browser more secure against malicious extensions. But developers fear it'll disrupt the way their ad blocking services work, rendering them useless.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366143/change-to-chrome-risks-crippling-ad-blockers-developers-war?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

LG is adding Apple AirPlay and HomeKit support to its TVs

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/lg-is-also-adding-apple-airplay-and-homekit-support-to-its-tvs/

 

Microsoft starts auto-update of Windows 10 1809 three months late

Microsoft has finally restarted the automatic distribution of Windows 10 October 2018 Update, the problem-plagued upgrade pulled from release in October just days after its debut.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3334769/microsoft-windows/microsoft-starts-auto-update-of-windows-10-1809-three-months-late.html

 

Why You Should Try to Fix Your Computer Problem Yourself

Fixing your own computer is almost always the better idea

https://www.lifewire.com/why-you-should-always-try-to-fix-your-computer-problem-yourself-first-2619037

 

Angry ex-employee blamed for hack of WordPress plugin developer, and email to customers warning of security hole

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/angry-ex-employee-blamed-for-hack-of-wordpress-plugin-developer-and-email-to-customers-warning-of-security-hole-20764.html#new_tab

 

Scam Of The Week: "When Users Add Their Names to a Wall of Shame"

https://blog.knowbe4.com/when-users-add-their-names-to-a-wall-of-shame

 

How to Turn On or Off Transparency Effects in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5556-turn-off-transparency-effects-windows-10-a.html

 

The 15 Funniest Websites for the Best Humor on the Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/15-funniest-websites-best-humor-web/

 

Tappy the robot is behind part of charges against Huawei

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/1-us-case-against-huawei-080116236.html

 

How to recover data from a corrupt Windows user profile

If corruption occurs to a Windows user's profile, data may be retrievable using the method listed below.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-recover-data-from-a-corrupt-windows-user-profile/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Where's the best place to buy Kensington's SD7000 Surface Pro Docking Station?

https://www.windowscentral.com/wheres-best-place-buy-kensingtons-sd7000-surface-pro-docking-station

 

Google Chrome Will Support Another Key Windows 10 Feature

Microsoft is pushing hard for its Windows Mixed Reality platform, and the company could soon get some help to make this effort successful from none other than its long-time rival Google.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-chrome-will-support-another-key-windows-10-feature-524758.shtml

 

Advocacy groups are pushing the FTC to break up Facebook

But their request could fall on deaf ears

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18195959/facebook-advocacy-groups-ftc-break-up-cambridge-analytica-scandal-data-breach

 

Hacker behind 'Football Leaks' arrested in Hungary

Hacker is a 30-year-old Portuguese man. Police haven't released his name, but several news outlets claim he's named Rui Pinto, a man they've identified and have been tracking for years.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-behind-football-leaks-arrested-in-hungary/

 

Your Boss NEEDS To Read This WSJ Article About Our Power Grid And How The Russians Hacked It With Phishing

https://blog.knowbe4.com/your-boss-needs-to-read-this-wsj-article-about-our-power-grid-and-how-the-russians-hacked-it-with-phishing

 

Samsung finally launched phones with notches, but didn’t copy Apple’s design

https://bgr.com/2019/01/28/galaxy-m20-vs-m10-vs-oneplus-6t-release-date-specs-and-prices/

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Wed 1523 01/30/2019

FaceTime Bug Lets You Eavesdrop On an iPhone Before Call Begins (there is or soon an update to correct this issue)

The problem occurs when the app is used to start a group chat on top of a normal FaceTime call. For whatever reason, the result will cause the iPhone on the other end to start recording audio, regardless if the owner accepts.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366225/facetime-bug-lets-you-eavesdrop-on-an-iphone-before-call-beg?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How Do I Open a Port on Windows Firewall? (Be cautious, you will be making holes in your firewall that could let a worm or hacker into your system.)

https://www.howtogeek.com/394735/how-do-i-open-a-port-on-windows-firewall/

 

Windows 10's April 2019 Update should be as straightforward as its name

The downside? Not a lot of additional features. The upside? Not a lot of additional features.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3336062/windows/windows-10-next-update-is-april-2019-update.html

 

TSMC says chemical defect hurts production (this could impact the cost of new production of our devices)

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tsmc-says-chemical-defect-hurts-production-183418696--finance.html

 

The Best Microsoft Store Apps for Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-windows-10-apps/

 

New Anatova Ransomware Supports Modules for Extra Functionality

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-anatova-ransomware-supports-modules-for-extra-functionality/

 

Gender and racial bias found in Amazon’s facial recognition technology (again)

Research shows that Amazon’s tech has a harder time identifying gender in darker-skinned and female faces

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197137/amazon-rekognition-facial-recognition-bias-race-gender

 

Must-have Windows 10 apps to prepare for Super Bowl LIII

https://www.windowscentral.com/must-have-apps-nfl-fans

 

Basic iPad Lessons to Teach You the iPad

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

 

Chromebooks could soon automatically go online using any Android phone (Basically what has been available in Windows and macOS)

Instant Tethering support is set to expand beyond Google’s own handsets

https://www.techradar.com/news/chromebooks-could-soon-automatically-go-online-using-any-android-phone

 

Anker Soundcore Liberty Air review: 

The value alternative to Apple's AirPods

https://www.cnet.com/reviews/anker-soundcore-liberty-air-review/

 

Google says Assistant will be on a billion devices by the end of the month

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/google-says-assistant-will-be-on-a-billion-devices-by-the-end-of-the-month/

 

Microsoft Fixes the Least Important Yet the Most Annoying Windows 10 1809 Bug

Calculator misalignment issue finally resolved

It’s not a secret that Windows 10 version 1809 (also known as October 2018 Update) has been one of Microsoft’s buggiest releases in a long time

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-fixes-the-least-important-yet-the-most-annoying-windows-10-1809-bug-524675.shtml

 

How to Optimize Delivery Optimization Cache in Windows 10 (if you own more than one Windows computer, look at this carefully)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/optimize-delivery-optimization-cache-windows10/

 

NotPetya an ‘act of war,’ cyber insurance firm taken to task for refusing to pay out

Updated: A lawsuit demands $100m in damages after Zurich refused to pay out for a NotPetya attack against Mondelez.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/notpetya-an-act-of-war-cyber-insurance-firm-taken-to-task-for-refusing-to-pay-out/

 

New sale gives you a rare chance to save on the Apple Watch Series 4

https://bgr.com/2019/01/29/apple-watch-4-sale-on-amazon-rare-discounts/

 

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do With a VPN

A VPN is a powerful tool for guarding your online privacy and security, but do you know about the added benefits? Read our VPN tips and tricks to find out.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366132/7-things-you-probably-didn-t-know-you-could-do-with-a-vpn?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Create and Use Sticky Notes on Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/370443/how-to-create-and-use-sticky-notes-on-mac/

 

Arlo will have a free storage option for its Ultra 4K security camera after all

The company says it plans to add the ability to remotely access local recordings.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3336190/security-cameras/arlo-will-have-a-free-storage-option-for-its-ultra-4k-security-camera-after-all.html

 

Intel Patent Heralds Foldable Future Merging Phone and PC

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/intel-patent-heralds-foldable-future-180000328.html

 

What Is a Blue Light Filter and Which App Works Best?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/get-good-nights-sleep-filtering-phones-blue-light/

 

Voicemail Phishing Campaign Tricks You Into Verifying Password

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/voicemail-phishing-campaign-tricks-you-into-verifying-password/

 

Here are all of the folding phones so far

Our world of identikit phones is about to change

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18196312/foldable-phones-samsung-lg-moto-razr-huawei-xiaomi-sony-oppo

 

How to use version history for documents in Office

You can go back in time to restore a previous versions of Office documents, and in this guide, we'll show you the steps to use the feature.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-version-history-documents-office

 

How to Connect Two Routers on a Home Network

Expand Your Home Network with a Second Router

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

 

Save $100 on a Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 from Amazon or Best Buy

https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/01/28/save-100-on-a-samsung-chromebook-plus-from-amazon-or-best-buy/

 

Apple says it spent $60 billion on parts from US suppliers in 2018

But made in the USA isn't always easy.

https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-says-it-spent-60-billion-on-parts-from-us-suppliers-in-2018/

 

AT&T is lying to customers with 5G marketing

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/att-is-lying-to-customers-with-5g-marketing/

 

Wale - Windows Audio Loudness Equalizer

Audio loudness equalizer that attempts to reduce the volume of sounds if they exceed a certain peak, thus protecting your hearing

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Audio/Other-AUDIO-Tools/Wale.shtml

 

Useful Resources to Learn Linux Your Way

https://www.maketecheasier.com/learn-linux-resources/

 

Marriott Faces Sprawling Class-Action Lawsuit Over Hotel Reservation Data Breach

https://gizmodo.com/marriott-faces-massive-class-action-lawsuit-over-hotel-1831686560

 

An alternative to the AirPods wireless charging case Apple may never release is only $15 right now

https://bgr.com/2019/01/28/wireless-charging-case-for-airpods-on-amazon-sale/

 

Facebook Wants to Integrate Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram

The move will not be easy. WhatsApp has supported end-to-end encryption by default since 2016, but it's optional on Facebook Messenger and not available on Instagram.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366182/facebook-wants-to-integrate-messenger-whatsapp-instagram?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Disable and Deactivate iMessage on iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/395214/how-to-disable-and-deactivate-imessage-on-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Verizon's $40 unlimited Visible service on Android FAQ: What is it and how to switch

How to get started with your own phone or buy a new one.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3336441/mobile/verizon-visible-android-faq.html

 

11 easy ways to limit your screen time

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/11-easy-ways-limit-screen-124400490.html

 

The 6 Best Wired iPhone Headphones With Lightning Cable

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-wired-iphone-headphones/

 

DHS Issues Emergency Directive to Prevent DNS Hijacking Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dhs-issues-emergency-directive-to-prevent-dns-hijacking-attacks/

 

The Google Walkout ran on Gmail, and that makes Google nervous

What a National Labor Relations Board case tells us about the power of email

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18196729/google-walkout-gmail-email-nlrb-complaint

 

2013 Mac Pro Launch Was 'Postponed' Due Partly to Shortage of 'Made in USA' Screws

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/01/28/2013-mac-pro-postponed-us-screw-shortage/

 

How to Watch the Super Bowl Online

Who needs cable for football?

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-watch-the-super-bowl-online-4156817

 

Got an SMS offering $$$ refund? Don’t fall for it…

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/01/08/sms-phishing-is-alive-and-well-and-simply-believable/

 

How to Turn On or Off Camera and Microphone in Application Guard for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/121200-turn-off-camera-mic-application-guard-microsoft-edge.html

 

Samsung releases a Chromebook-like Windows 10 Home laptop

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/samsung-releases-a-chromebook-like-windows-10-home-laptop/

 

Duet Display

Employ your iPhone or iPad to extend the current workspace on your laptop so you can easily multitask using this user-friendly software

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Phone-Tools/IPhone/Duet-Display.shtml

 

What Are Smart Displays and What You Can Do with Them

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-are-smart-displays/

 

10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Fraud

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0060-10-things-you-can-do-avoid-fraud

 

Intel has an excellent idea for a foldable Surface Phone

https://bgr.com/2019/01/28/surface-phone-release-date-far-away-intel-has-a-foldable-phone-design/

 

Feds Shut Down Marketplace for Selling Access to Hacked Servers

US federal investigators pull the plug on xDedic, a marketplace that sold access to thousands of compromised servers. The domain for the website has now been seized and replaced with a takeover notice from the FBI.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366221/feds-shut-down-marketplace-for-selling-access-to-hacked-serv?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

What’s New in Windows 10’s October 2018 Update

https://www.howtogeek.com/353165/whats-new-in-windows-10s-redstone-5-update-available-fall-2018/

 

Macworld's February Digital Magazine: The Apple iPhone XR review

Our latest digital magazine.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3336176/iphone-ipad/macworlds-february-digital-magazine-the-apple-iphone-xr-review.html

 

U.S. Message to World With Huawei Case: Don’t Trust China on 5G

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-message-world-huawei-case-105921264.html

 

What Is a VPN Connection and How Does It Work?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-a-vpn-connection/

 

Google Chrome Adding Malicious Drive-By-Downloads Protection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-chrome-adding-malicious-drive-by-downloads-protection/

 

Apple’s next AirPods will support hands-free ‘Hey Siri’ voice commands

The new iOS 12.2 beta confirms new AirPods are near

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18196566/apple-new-airpods-2019-hey-siri-ios-12-rumor

 

SIM Swapping Victims Who Lost Millions Are Pressuring Telcos to Protect Their Customers

A small group of victims of SIM swapping hacks is trying to raise awareness, teach people about the scam, and put pressure on cell phone providers to step up their efforts against cybercriminals.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vbawv8/sim-swapping-hacking-victims-want-telephone-companies-protect-customers-edited

 

How to Use WhatsApp Video Calling (facetime on iOS after patch for a bug and Duo for Android, WhatsApp is owned by Facebook)

Make a WhatsApp call from any device

https://www.lifewire.com/using-whatsapp-video-calling-4176633

 

Apple Phone Phishing Scams Getting Better

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

 

How to Boot to Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2294-boot-advanced-startup-options-windows-10-a.html

 

Kohler put Alexa in a toilet so Happy New Year

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/07/kohler-put-alexa-in-a-toilet-so-happy-new-year/

 

Intel Driver & Support Assistant

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-Tweak/Intel-Driver-Update-Utility-App.shtml

 

How to Merge Two Documents in Microsoft Word

https://www.maketecheasier.com/merge-documents-microsoft-word/

 

Spot Fraud Before It Gets to You

10 warning signs that you are about to be scammed

https://www.aarp.org/entertainment/books/info-05-2012/excerpt-2-outsmarting-scam-artists-shadel.html

 

Apple’s iPhone 11 design and specs may have just leaked

https://bgr.com/2019/01/29/iphone-11-release-date-still-far-away-final-design-and-specs-leak/

 

Future Apple Watches May Detect Poisonous Gas

Miniature gas sensors will allow the Apple Watch, or any other iDevice for that matter, to detect poisonous gas and alert us to the danger. This is particularly useful for carbon monoxide, an odorless, tasteless, and invisible gas often referred to as the 'silent killer.'

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366187/future-apple-watches-may-detect-poisonous-gas?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Disable the Touchscreen in Windows 10

Just because it shipped that way doesn't mean you need to keep it

(if you break the digitizer on a touch-screen windows computer, you may need to disable it as it might drive your mouse / touch-pad pointer crazy)

https://www.lifewire.com/disable-windows-10-touch-screen-4579853

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Smart Oppo patent shows punch-hole camera disguised by camera app

https://www.androidauthority.com/oppo-punch-hole-camera-app-patent-947218/

 

16 Android Apps Actually Worth Paying For

Free apps are cool, but a few bucks can get you so much more. If you are looking to buy in the Google Play store, here are the best paid Android apps to put on your phone.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/331205/16-android-apps-actually-worth-paying-for?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

Top 20 Internet Terms for Beginners

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

 

How to Insert Symbols into Google Docs and Slides

https://www.howtogeek.com/394589/how-to-insert-symbols-into-google-docs-and-slides/

 

Malwarebytes Fixes Windows 7 Freeze Problem in New Update

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/malwarebytes-fixes-windows-7-freeze-problem-in-new-update/

 

Boom Supersonic nabs $100M to build its Mach 2.2 commercial airliner

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/04/boom-supersonic-nabs-100m-to-build-its-mach-2-2-commercial-airliner/

 

How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

Are you still running Windows 7? It's to upgrade to Windows 10. Here are the instructions that you'll need to keep files and apps without issues.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-to-windows-10-from-windows-7/

 

Fostex’s modular TM2 earphones can make your existing MMCX earbuds wireless

With an eyebrow-raising 12 hours of battery life per charge

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197355/fostex-tm2-true-wireless-earphones-modular-price-release-date-namm-2019

 

What Should I Do About the Latest Breach?

Another week, another breach. What steps should you take in the wake of the latest large-scale data breach?

https://askleo.com/what-should-i-do-about-the-latest-breach/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J_uovwF3mpdfbL

 

Help! Why is my printer unreachable through Windows 7?

You have been trying to set up a printer to use with Windows 7, however, you have been unsuccessful. So what do you do? You ask for help from your fellow members within the TechRepublic forums.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/help-why-is-my-printer-unreachable-through-windows-7/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Ex-Microsoft Intern: Google Deliberately Crippled Edge Browser

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/282490-ex-microsoft-intern-google-deliberately-crippled-edge-browser

 

 The Cyberwire podcasts

Like Hacking Humans Podcast plus 6 more

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/hacking-humans.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Showing Notifications in Action Center in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61006-turn-off-showing-notifications-action-center-windows-10-a.html

 

The Arlo Pro 2's 3-camera home security kit has matched its lowest price

All the home securities.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-arlo-pro-2s-3-camera-home-security-kit-has-matched-its-lowest-price

 

What Do macOS Security and Privacy Permissions Protect You From?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/macos-security-privacy-permissions/

 

The Dark Overlord was recruiting employees and looking for attention before 9/11 data dump

https://www.cyberscoop.com/dark-overlord-recruiting-employees-looking-attention-911-data-dump/

 

Kim's top 11 picks from CES 2019

https://www.komando.com/tips/531070/kims-top-11-picks-from-ces-2019

 

Trend Micro Flags Free Hola VPN as 'High-Risk' Over Security Holes

The antivirus provider is pointing to a whole host of dangers with the free edition of the VPN software, which other security experts have echoed over the years. But Hola and its partner Luminati say Trend Micro's research is sensational and irresponsible.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365547/trend-micro-flags-free-hola-vpn-as-high-risk-over-securit?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Play Music in Teamspeak 3 on a Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/play-music-in-teamspeak-3-2483216

 

Fix: My Microphone Doesn’t Work on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/395296/fix-my-microphone-doesnt-work-on-windows-10/

 

Ransomware Attacks May Soon Require Disclosure in North Carolina

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/legal/ransomware-attacks-may-soon-require-disclosure-in-north-carolina/

 

DiscountMugs.com says four months of customer credit cards stolen by hackers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/04/discountmugs-customer-credit-card-data-breach/

 

How to completely remove a printer driver on Windows 10

If you no longer need a printer, this is how you can get rid of the leftover drivers.

https://pureinfotech.com/remove-printer-driver-windows-10/

 

HMD is finally selling Nokia phones through US carriers

But they’re not the good Nokia phones

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/1/25/18196054/hmd-nokia-phones-us-carriers-verizon-cricket-rogers

 

The Journey to My New Computer: Just What Do I Do All Day?

The most important information you need when selecting a new computer is understanding exactly what you plan to do with it. I'll review my needs.

It’s one of the most important questions to ask yourself when considering a new computer: what are you going to use it for?

https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-just-what-do-i-do-all-day/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J_uovwF3mpdfbL

 

Over 87GB of email addresses and passwords exposed in Collection 1 dump

An 87GB dump of email addresses and passwords containing almost 773 million unique addresses and just under 22 million unique passwords has been found.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/over-87gb-of-email-addresses-and-passwords-exposed-in-collection-1-dump/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Why Won’t Apple Support Nvidia Silicon With macOS Mojave?

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/284260-why-wont-apple-support-nvidia-silicon-with-macos-10-14-mojave?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Threat of a Remote Cyberattack on Today's Aircraft Is Real

We need more stringent controls and government action to prevent a catastrophic disaster.

https://www.darkreading.com/iot/threat-of-a-remote-cyberattack-on-todays-aircraft-is-real/a/d-id/1333551

 

How to Turn On or Off Friendly Dates in Windows 10 File Explorer

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/121844-turn-off-friendly-dates-windows-10-file-explorer.html

 

Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD review: Need a new drive for your PC? Get this one.

Samsung's latest super-fast SSD slots into the lineup with a good price and insane performance.

https://www.windowscentral.com/samsung-970-evo-plus-ssd-review

 

Microsoft Wants Facial Recognition to Be Regulated to Prevent Bias

https://www.maketecheasier.com/microsoft-facial-recognition-prevent-bias/

 

Why Fixing The Internet Isn’t That Hard

https://www.informationsecuritybuzz.com/articles/why-fixing-the-internet-isnt-that-hard/

 

Get the best screenshot tool for your computer

https://www.komando.com/downloads/517577/get-the-best-screenshot-tool-for-your-computer

 

The Best Gaming Mice for 2019

The right mouse is the most critical weapon in your PC-gaming arsenal. From choosing the ideal shape, weight, and controls to finding the best customization software, our buying guide has you covered. And our top-rated picks will help you smoke the competition.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2415385,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

What is a Meme?

The more you know about memes, the cooler you are

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-a-meme-2483702

 

You’re Probably Swiping on Your iPhone X Wrong, Here’s How to Do It Right

https://www.howtogeek.com/394964/youre-probably-swiping-on-your-iphone-x-wrong-heres-how-to-do-it-right/

 

Malware, User Privacy Failures Found in Top Free VPN Android Apps

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/malware-user-privacy-failures-found-in-top-free-vpn-android-apps/

 

Qualcomm patent dispute forces Apple to pull iPhone 7 and 8 from its stores in Germany

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/04/qualcomm-patent-dispute-forces-apple-to-pull-iphone-7-and-8-from-its-stores-in-germany/

 

How to disconnect monitor without unplugging cable on Windows 10

You can disconnect a monitor without unplugging its physical connection, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/disconnect-monitor-without-unplugging-windows-10/

 

Another week, another torrent of gadget leaks

This week on The Vergecast

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18196509/samsung-galaxy-s10-leaks-lg-g8-sonos-netflix-hulu-oscars-vergecast-338

 

How Do I Get Rid Of “overseer.exe”?

Overseer.exe can be left behind after an uninstall of Avast Free Anti-virus. Deleting it is a two-step process.

Overseer.exe is apparently installed sometimes by Avast Free Anti-virus (and possibly other packages). The problem, as I discovered myself, is that uninstalling Avast did not remove overseer.exe.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-get-rid-of-overseer-exe/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J_uovwF3mpdfbL

 

Windows 10's troubled 1809 update is headed your way after months of fixing showstopping bugs

Windows 10 computers started receiving the new version of the OS via Windows Update yesterday, marking the beginning of a phased rollout to the bulk of PCs used in homes and by small businesses.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10s-troubled-1809-update-is-headed-your-way-after-months-of-fixing-showstopping-bugs/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Galaxy F would be a terrible name for Samsung's first foldable phone

Commentary: At least one rumored name for this watershed phone would be a big mistake.

https://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-f-would-be-a-terrible-name-for-samsungs-first-foldable-phone-galaxy-x-is-better/

 

Motorola Razr V4 Can Beat Samsung's Galaxy X With Two Features

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jaymcgregor/2019/01/28/motorola-razr-v4-can-beat-samsungs-galaxy-x-with-two-features/

 

How to Choose Default Apps to Open Files with in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5507-choose-default-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

Best Photo Editing Apps on Windows 10 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-photo-editing-apps-windows-10

 

What Do You See as the Future of Brick-and-Mortar Stores vs. Online Retail in 2019?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/brick-mortar-stores-vs-online-retail/

 

U.S. initiative warns firms of hacking by China, other countries

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-china/u-s-initiative-warns-firms-of-hacking-by-china-other-countries-idUSKCN1P11K5

 

7 search sites to use other than Google

https://www.komando.com/tips/529215/7-search-sites-to-use-other-than-google

 

Microsoft Made Windows Sandbox for Running Risky Executables

Sandbox is a lightweight desktop environment that allows you to safely run Windows executables you don't trust without fear of risking infection. However, Microsoft is restricting its use to Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise users only.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365556/microsoft-made-windows-sandbox-for-running-risky-executables?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

ipconfig - Windows Command Line Utility

How and When to Use ipconfig in Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/ip-config-818377

 

Windows 10’s Next Release Includes a Light Theme

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10s-next-release-includes-a-light-theme/

 

265 Researchers Take Down 100,000 Malware Distribution Websites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/265-researchers-take-down-100-000-malware-distribution-websites/

 

Security researchers find over a dozen iPhone apps linked to Golduck malware

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/05/dozen-iphone-apps-linked-to-golduck-malware/

 

How to delete files older than X days automatically using PowerShell

You can use PowerShell to free up space and keep things organize by only deleting files that are older than a certain number of days in any folder — Here's how to do it on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/delete-files-older-than-days-powershell/

 

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly orders Facebook Messenger and Instagram teams to add end-to-end encryption

As part of a new plan to allow cross-app messaging

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197222/facebook-messenger-instagram-end-to-end-encryption-feature-zuckerberg

 

Microsoft Retiring a Windows Media Player Feature on Older Windows Versions

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/198508/microsoft-retiring-a-windows-media-player-feature-on-older-windows-versions

 

Rock Pi 4 review: Is this the Raspberry Pi challenger you've been looking for?

Benchmarks and hands-on review for the Rock Pi 4, the latest rival to Raspberry Pi for the low-cost computing crown.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/rock-pi-4-review-is-this-the-raspberry-pi-challenger-youve-been-looking-for/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Apple's iPhone sales tanked. Now all eyes are on what's ahead

The company blamed China for its rare earnings warning earlier this month. On Tuesday, we'll learn just how badly phone sales missed.

https://www.cnet.com/news/apples-iphone-sales-tanked-all-eyes-now-on-whats-ahead/

 

Ransomware Attack Against Hosting Provider Confirms MSPs Are Prime Targets

A Managed Service Provider (MSP), also called a Management Service Provider, is a company that manages information technology services for other companies via the Web. An MSP client may use internal operations or an ASP to run its business functions.

https://www.securityweek.com/ransomware-attack-against-hosting-provider-confirms-msps-are-prime-targets

 

How to Add or Remove Quick Actions in Action Center in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3956-add-remove-quick-actions-action-center-windows-10-a.html

 

The discounted Intel NUC mini computer is more powerful than you think

Barebones but powerful.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-discounted-intel-nuc-mini-computer-more-powerful-you-think

 

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

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

 

NATIONAL COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY CENTER LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO HELP PRIVATE INDUSTRY GUARD AGAINST THREATS FROM NATION STATE ACTORS

https://www.dni.gov/index.php/ncsc-newsroom/item/1938-national-counterintelligence-and-security-center-launches-campaign-to-help-private-industry-guard-against-threats-from-nation-state-actors

 

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

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

 

Study: Women Are Abused on Twitter Every 30 Seconds

https://www.geek.com/tech/study-women-are-abused-on-twitter-every-30-seconds-1766666/

 

Samsung is getting rid of plastic packaging for phones, tablets and TVs

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/28/business/samsung-plastic-packaging/index.html

 

Clap on, clap off with the Raspberry Pi Clapper

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/clap-on-clap-off-raspberry-pi-clapper/

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How to Fix: Your Device is Having Trouble Recognizing You (Windows 10 Fingerprint)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10490/how-fix-your-device-having-trouble-recognizing-you-windows-10-fingerprint

 

How to Delete All Unread Emails in Gmail

https://www.techjunkie.com/delete-all-unread-emails-gmail/

 

Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling … before they pick up

https://9to5mac.com/2019/01/28/facetime-bug-hear-audio/

 

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

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

 

How to Speed Up Your Windows Machine Using Only Free Tools

https://www.maketecheasier.com/speed-up-windows-with-free-tools/

 

265 Researchers Take Down 100,000 Malware Distribution Websites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/265-researchers-take-down-100-000-malware-distribution-websites/

 

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/

 

It’s Official: Satya Nadella Confirms Cortana Defeat

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/197918/its-official-satya-nadella-confirms-cortana-defeat?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-80wfxQMTu7nKRM52Df2V_XOYSyo5F1Hs3j9fGyucGlxRNkqNQkjPFuapL-cRaod6zla4aKJ6tNOgdVuLTXzq3gIhcmIw&_hsmi=69114022

 

How to set up Outlook calendars on the iPhone

If you plan to use an iPhone with your Microsoft services, you'll want to set up your Outlook calendars.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-set-outlook-calendars-iphone

 

The Best Media Streaming Devices for 2019

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2421457,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Turn On or Off Cortana Search online and include web results in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/25016-turn-off-search-online-include-web-results-windows-10-a.html

 

The 10 Best Kodi Add-Ons to Watch IPTV

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-kodi-add-ons-iptv/

 

HandBrake

A multithreaded DVD to MPEG-4/MKV converter that offers an easy and fast way to rip all your DVD discs to popular video file formats

https://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/CD-DVD-Rip-Other-Tools/HandBrake.shtml

 

Microsoft Is Talking About Windows 10’s Quality, But Changing Nothing

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/microsoft-is-talking-about-windows-10s-quality-but-changing-nothing/

 

PSA: File your US tax return before scammers steal your refund

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/05/file-your-taxes-before-scammers-do/

 

PUBG starts testing free version to better take on Fortnite

Limited to Thailand for now

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197325/pubg-lite-free-version-playerunknowns-battlegrounds-fornite-beta-thailand

 

Here's Microsoft's fix for legit Windows 7 PCs labelled 'not genuine' after latest update mishap

The company revealed the error stemmed from an update to its Microsoft Activation and Validation servers on January 8th.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/heres-microsofts-fix-for-legit-windows-7-pcs-labelled-not-genuine-after-latest-update-mishap/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How To Use Private Browsing on the iPhone

https://www.techjunkie.com/private-browsing-iphone/

 

Apple bans apps that trick you into subscriptions

App makers can't hide the real cost in tiny print.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/28/apple-app-store-rules-ban-deceptive-subscriptions/

 

Are You Getting the Internet Speed You're Paying For?

Lots of factors contribute to the speed of an internet connection

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

 

How to Install the Latest Nvidia Drivers on Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu/

 

DHS Issues Emergency Directive to Prevent DNS Hijacking Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dhs-issues-emergency-directive-to-prevent-dns-hijacking-attacks/

 

Qualcomm-FTC lawsuit: Everything you need to know

The antitrust case could decide how smartphones get made in the future -- and what they cost.

https://www.cnet.com/news/qualcomm-vs-the-ftc-everything-you-need-to-know-faq/

 

Spotify’s In-Car Music Player Reportedly Launching Later This Year

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/198022/spotifys-in-car-music-player-reportedly-launching-later-this-year?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9lVrH6IHKjW6kUYjYjdPeaP3fTRJDV9bZjXhKKxmtJrVqjuGYYI0I3biI3hzE5Y0zlecIWPtvQCoPK96tTUDaO4ftvgA&_hsmi=69156267

 

Skype Room Systems rebrands to Microsoft Teams Rooms

Microsoft is continuing to unify its professional services under the Teams brand.

https://www.windowscentral.com/skype-room-systems-rebrands-microsoft-teams-rooms

 

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

We outline each Intel processor line and explain what it all means for your next desktop or laptop purchase.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2404674,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Map Network Drive or Disconnect Network Drive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/54708-map-network-drive-windows-10-a.html

 

7 Useful Ways to Control YouTube Video Volume

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-ways-control-youtube-video-volume/

 

Chromium

Open-source web browser for a safer, faster and more stable way to experience the Internet, providing a tab-based window, download and bookmark management

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Browsers/Portable-Google-Chrome-Chromium.shtml

 

How to Print in Word to Leave Room for a Hole Punch

https://www.howtogeek.com/393978/how-to-print-in-word-to-leave-room-for-a-hole-punch/

 

Security researchers find over a dozen iPhone apps linked to Golduck malware

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/05/dozen-iphone-apps-linked-to-golduck-malware/

 

T-Mobile’s rumored ‘free mobile TV service’ is actually just a Metro experiment

Smaller than we thought

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197480/t-mobile-streaming-service-ads-go90-layer3

 

The 6 biggest tech myths Americans still believe

With new technology constantly surfacing, it can be hard to know what information is true or false. Here is the truth behind some of the biggest tech myths.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-6-biggest-tech-myths-americans-still-believe/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How To Reset Password On Samsung Galaxy J7 When Locked Out

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-reset-password-on-samsung-galaxy-j7-when-locked-out/

 

Ireland is questioning Facebook’s plan to merge Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp

Facebook’s previous data-sharing proposals have ‘given rise to significant data protection concerns’

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-reset-password-on-samsung-galaxy-j7-when-locked-out/

 

Types of Network Connections

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

 

How to Write to an NTFS Drive in macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mac-ntfs-read-write/

 

Apple Fixes Numerous Security Vulnerabilities in iOS, macOS, and More

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/apple-fixes-numerous-security-vulnerabilities-in-ios-macos-and-more/

 

On Data Privacy Day, here's a reminder that you have none

Or at least very little.

https://www.cnet.com/news/on-data-privacy-day-heres-a-reminder-that-you-have-none/

 

Cortana Gets New Smart Home Features

https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/198077/cortana-gets-new-smart-home-features?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9lVrH6IHKjW6kUYjYjdPeaP3fTRJDV9bZjXhKKxmtJrVqjuGYYI0I3biI3hzE5Y0zlecIWPtvQCoPK96tTUDaO4ftvgA&_hsmi=69156267

 

Netgear's Arlo Pro 2-camera kit is more affordable than ever

This versatile and expandable home security system is down to its best price yet.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-netgear-arlo-pro-2-camera-kit-more-affordable-ever

 

SSD vs. HDD: What's the Difference?

Do you like your storage cheap and plentiful, or fast and safe? Here's how to choose between a traditional hard drive and a solid-state drive in your next PC.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article2/0,2817,2404258,00.asp?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Enable or Disable Auto Arrange in Folders in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14856-enable-disable-auto-arrange-folders-windows-10-a.html

 

5 Ways to Save Money When Buying a MacBook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-save-money-buying-macbook/

 

Portable ATIc Install Tool

This handy standalone program enables you to download the latest version of drivers for your AMD / ATI Radeon Series graphics card

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/Portable-ATIc-Install-Tool.shtml

 

How to Take Better Photos Out a Window

https://www.howtogeek.com/394915/how-to-take-better-photos-out-a-window/

 

Served a summons via tweet? It just happened to one allegedly elusive VC

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/04/served-a-summons-via-tweet-it-just-happened-to-one-allegedly-elusive-vc/

 

Scooter injuries are a thing, and they’re sending people to the ER

‘The problem is only going to get bigger.’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197523/scooter-injuries-bird-lime-la-california-emergency-room-concussion-helmet

 

Microsoft fixes Windows 10's Wi-Fi hotspot problems and closes app snooping loophole

The flaws and a tranche of others were resolved by three bundles of updates for Windows 10 that were pushed out yesterday.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-fixes-windows-10s-wi-fi-hotspot-problems-and-closes-app-snooping-loophole/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How To Deactivate iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus Home Button Vibration

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-deactivate-iphone-8-and-iphone-8-plus-home-button-vibration/

 

Samsung battles Chinese rivals with cheaper Galaxy smartphones

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/28/tech/samsung-galaxy-m10-m20/index.html

 

Understanding Broadband Internet Speeds

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

 

How to Find the Best Wi-Fi Channel for Your Network

https://www.maketecheasier.com/find-best-wifi-channel/

 

Apple Pay Rolls Out to Target, Taco Bell and Other Top US Retailers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/apple/apple-pay-rolls-out-to-target-taco-bell-and-other-top-us-retailers/

 

US hammers Huawei with 23 indictments for stolen trade secrets, fraud

The charges come amid heightened scrutiny for the world's largest telecom supplier and No. 2 smartphone maker.

https://www.cnet.com/news/us-hammers-huawei-with-indictments-for-stolen-trade-secrets-fraud/

 

These Are the New Galaxy S10 Phones

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/198099/these-are-the-new-galaxy-s10-phones?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9lVrH6IHKjW6kUYjYjdPeaP3fTRJDV9bZjXhKKxmtJrVqjuGYYI0I3biI3hzE5Y0zlecIWPtvQCoPK96tTUDaO4ftvgA&_hsmi=69156267

 

Convert non-Bluetooth devices with TaoTronics' 2-in-1 Transmitter and Receiver on sale for $23

Start connecting wirelessly to wired devices instantly.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-taotronics-2in1-transmitter-receiver

 

The Best Wi-Fi Mesh Network Systems for 2019

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/350795/the-best-wi-fi-mesh-network-systems?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=18

 

How to Access and Use Windows 10 Sticky Notes Online on the Web

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/121334-access-use-windows-10-sticky-notes-online-web.html

 

Apple May Be Making a New iPod Touch and New iPad Models

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/apple-may-making-new-ipod-touch-new-ipad-models/

 

Microsoft Announces a Major Discount for the Surface Pro 6

If you were planning to purchase a new Microsoft Surface Pro 6, there’s no better time to do it than now, as the software giant is offering a major discount for most of the available configurations.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-a-major-discount-for-the-surface-pro-6-524699.shtml

 

How to See Recent Changes to Your Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides File

https://www.howtogeek.com/394447/how-to-see-recent-changes-to-your-google-docs-file/

 

New Apple voice phishing scam looks just like a real support call

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/04/new-apple-voice-phishing-scam-looks-just-like-a-real-support-call/

 

T-Mobile’s new 600MHz hot spot is intended to provide broadband to rural customers

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197356/t-mobile-600mhz-mobile-hotspot-coolpad-surf

 

Top 10 app vulnerabilities: Unpatched plugins and extensions dominate

Despite the existence of patches, the proliferation of unpatched installations are enticing targets for malicious actors, according to a WhiteHat report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-10-app-vulnerabilities-unpatched-plugins-and-extensions-dominate/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The 15 Best Chromecast Apps – January 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-chromecast-apps/

 

Roll Away TV, Smart Sockets Among New Gadgets at CES

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10489/roll-away-tv-smart-sockets-among-new-gadgets-ces

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How to create local account on Windows 10

Learn the steps to add a new local account on Windows 10 without having to delete or change your current Microsoft account using the Settings app or Command Prompt.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-local-account-windows-10/

 

What (we think) we know about the Samsung Galaxy S10

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/26/what-we-think-we-know-about-the-samsung-galaxy-s10/?yptr=yahoo

 

Apple Smart Battery Case review (2019): A basic, effective iPhone add-on

More-flexible options are out there, but these solid cases do the job.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/25/apple-smart-battery-case-review-iphone-xr-xs-max/?yptr=yahoo

 

Windows 10 October 2018 Update starts automatic phased rollout

The automatic rollout has begun.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-october-2018-update-starts-automatic-phased-rollout

 

Beware of Exit Map Spam Pushing GandCrab v5.1 Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-exit-map-spam-pushing-gandcrab-v51-ransomware/

 

The head of Android Auto on how Google will power the car of the near future

Native Android infotainment systems are coming, and they’ll change the way we interact with our cars

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18196234/google-android-auto-in-car-systems-apple-carplay-interview

 

LG Shows Off New Soundbars With Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lg-new-soundbars-dolby-atmos-and-google-assistant/

 

How to Enable or Disable Storage Sense to Automatically Free Up Space in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/122318-enable-disable-storage-sense-windows-10-a.html

 

8 companies offering work-from-home jobs that don't require a college degree

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/8-companies-offering-home-jobs-150057934.html

 

How to Create a GIF from a Video File Using VLC and GIMP

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-gif-from-video-gimp/

 

How to troubleshoot your Echo Wall Clock

Don't return your Echo Wall Clock just yet. Here are some simple ways to fix connectivity problems.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-troubleshoot-your-echo-wall-clock/

 

5 Ways to Fix Scanning and Repairing Drive Stuck in Windows 10

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/scanning-and-repairing-drive-stuck.html

 

How to Preserve Your Privacy on Android Without Tearing Your Hair Out

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/283944-how-to-preserve-your-privacy-on-android?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

What Is the Android TV Platform from Google?

Add apps to your Android TV device to expand your options

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-android-tv-4008899

 

How to Sync Notes for iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/394397/how-to-sync-notes-for-iphone-and-ipad/

 

How to fix Google Play Store problems

https://www.komando.com/tips/529612/how-to-fix-google-play-store-problems

 

It's Official: More Americans Get News From Social Media Than Print

Thankfully, websites are still a more prominent news source than social platforms for most US residents, according to Pew Research Center. TV, although declining, is still by far the most dominant news source.

https://tinyurl.com/yaqtkgxs

 

Verizon’s unlimited data carrier Visible starts selling iPhones, announces Android compatibility

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/24/visible-iphone-sales/?yptr=yahoo

 

I tried, failed and finally managed to set up HDR on Windows 10

If you want to buy an HDR monitor, beware of the pitfalls.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/27/hdr-setup-explainer/?yptr=yahoo

 

Schedule these discounted Teckin Smart Plugs to work whenever you want

Plug in all the things.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-schedule-these-discounted-teckin-smart-plugs-work-whenever-you-want

 

Voicemail Phishing Campaign Tricks You Into Verifying Password

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/voicemail-phishing-campaign-tricks-you-into-verifying-password/

 

HP SPECTRE FOLIO REVIEW: MORE LAPTOPS SHOULD BE WRAPPED IN LEATHER

The Folio is a unique laptop, but it isn’t perfect

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18196266/hp-spectre-folio-leather-laptop-convertible-2-in-1-review-specs-price-features

 

An Introduction to GIMP Photo Editing: 9 Things You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gimp-photo-editing/

 

How to Choose Apps to Show Detailed and Quick Status on Lock Screen in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/122250-choose-apps-detailed-quick-status-windows-10-lock-screen.html

 

Apple's iPhone XS Looks Like a Flop in the United States

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-iphone-xs-looks-160000872.html

 

Common BIOS Settings Explained

https://www.maketecheasier.com/common-bios-settings/

 

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/

 

SSD VS HDD: What's Difference? Which One Should You Use in PC?

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/ssd-vs-hdd.html

 

New Massive Security Breach Exposes 773 Million Passwords

https://tinyurl.com/yawh9tp7

 

Keep MP3 Songs in Amazon Cloud, iCloud, and Google Play Music

You don't need to choose just one.

https://www.lifewire.com/keep-mp3s-in-cloud-storage-1616127

 

How to Disable Cortana’s Suggested Responses in Skype

https://www.howtogeek.com/394713/how-to-disable-cortanas-suggested-responses-in-skype/

 

You can't delete Facebook on certain phones, and people are furious

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/530113/you-cant-delete-facebook-on-certain-phones-and-people-are-furious

 

The Best iPad Cases

Did you buy the latest, greatest (and relatively inexpensive) Apple iPad? Protect your tablet with one of our picks for best iPad cases.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/353526/the-best-ipad-cases?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

New iPad mini and entry-level iPad are around the corner

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/25/new-ipad-mini-and-entry-level-ipad-are-around-the-corner/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google Assistant may scan your face to personalize commands

Face Match would add another privacy option for Assistant on some devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/27/google-assistant-face-match-code/?yptr=yahoo

 

Aukey's fast wireless charging pad is on sale for less than $12

Keep your phone topped off.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-aukeys-fast-wireless-charging-pad-sale-less-12

 

Wine 4.0 Available with Vulkan, Direct3D 12, Game Controller Support

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/linux/wine-40-available-with-vulkan-direct3d-12-game-controller-support/

 

Facebook plans to let Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp users message each other

All apps will support end-to-end encryption

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/25/18197228/facebook-instagram-whatsapp-merge-messaging-services-mark-zuckerberg

 

7 Ways to View Google Calendar on Your Windows Desktop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-calendar-windows-desktop/

 

How to Add AV1 Codec Support to Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/121440-add-av1-codec-support-windows-10-a.html

 

Best Low-Cost Cell-Phone Plans

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-low-cost-cell-phone-180800324.html

 

Some Online Help Agents Are Watching You Type in Chat

https://www.maketecheasier.com/online-help-watching-you-type-chat/

 

A brand new leak says Apple is about to launch new iPad models

https://bgr.com/2019/01/25/a-brand-new-leak-says-apple-is-about-to-launch-new-ipad-models/

 

How to Wipe a Hard Drive without Deleting Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

https://www.minitool.com/partition-disk/wipe-hard-drive-without-deleting-windows.html

 

Google Planning More Security for Chrome OS Saved Passwords

https://tinyurl.com/ycjqv9gg

 

What Is a Third-Party App?

You use these apps on your smartphone and tablet all the time

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-a-third-party-app-4154068

 

How To Make Perfect Perspective Shifts In Photoshop For Images And Logos

https://www.howtogeek.com/394887/how-to-make-perfect-perspective-shifts-in-photoshop-for-images-and-logos/

 

Get better sound on your TV with this device

https://www.komando.com/tips/526835/get-better-sound-on-your-tv-with-this-device

 

26 iOS Apps Worth Paying For

You spend $4 on coffee; what's 99 cents for an app? Many of the apps in Apple's App Store are free, but these are the best paid iOS apps, according to PCMag staffers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/331159/26-ios-apps-worth-paying-for?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Apple finally brings Microsoft Office to the Mac App Store, and there is much rejoicing

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/24/apple-finally-brings-microsoft-office-to-mac-app-store-and-there-is-much-rejoicing/?yptr=yahoo

 

Vizio starts testing SmartCast 3.0 with AirPlay 2 support

The feature will roll out to the public in Q2 2019.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/26/vizio-smartcast-3-airplay-2/?yptr=yahoo

 

Best Budget PCs for Less than $500 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-budget-pc-less-than-500

 

New Anatova Ransomware Supports Modules for Extra Functionality

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-anatova-ransomware-supports-modules-for-extra-functionality/

 

THE BEST TABLET YOU CAN BUY RIGHT NOW

It’s an iPad

https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/11/16122668/best-tablet-ipad-samsung-galaxy-tab-android-windows

 

6 Reasons Why Snapchat Is the Best Social Media App

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/snapchat-best-social-media-app/

 

How to Disable Downloaded Files from being Blocked in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/85418-disable-downloaded-files-being-blocked-windows.html

 

[Fix] “This App has been Blocked for Your Protection” Error Message in Windows

https://www.askvg.com/fix-this-app-has-been-blocked-for-your-protection-error-message-in-windows/

 

Spotify Web Player Not Working? Here Are the Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-spotify-web-player-not-working/

 

Turn your wired Bose headphones into wireless headphones with this brilliant $55 adapter

https://bgr.com/2019/01/25/airmod-wireless-adapter-for-bose-headphones/

 

Turn a Raspberry Pi 3B+ into a PriTunl VPN

PriTunl is a VPN solution for small businesses and individuals who want private access to their network.

https://tinyurl.com/y9zqnowt

 

Is this the most ‘all-in-one’ a computer can possibly be?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/electronic-grenade-computer-mouse/

 

Introduction to Computer Network Speed

Understanding the factors that determine performance of a computer network

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

 

Windows Isn’t a Service; It’s an Operating System

https://www.howtogeek.com/395121/windows-isnt-a-service-its-an-operating-system/

 

Get to know your iPhone, Android device better

https://www.komando.com/tips/526685/get-to-know-your-iphone-android-device-better

 

'Donald' Makes It on Annual Worst Passwords List

The President's first name came in as the 23rd most frequently used password, behind old favorites such as 'monkey' and 'qwerty," according to data compiled by password management provider SplashData.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365497/donald-makes-it-on-annual-worst-passwords-list?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Apple’s increasingly tricky international trade-offs

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/06/apples-increasingly-tricky-international-trade-offs/

 

How to Encrypt Your Partitions on Linux with dm-crypt

https://www.maketecheasier.com/encrypt-linux-partitions-dm-crypt/

 

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