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Sat 02/23/2019 1547
Fri 02/22/2019 1546
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Wed 02/20/2019 1544
Tue 02/19/2019 1543
Mon 02/18/2019 1542
Sun 02/17/2019 1541

Sat 1547 02/23/2019

Hacker arrested for wave of fake bomb and shooting threats against schools

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/hacker-arrested-fake-bomb-shooting-threats-schools/#new_tab

 

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

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/283944-how-to-preserve-your-privacy-on-android

 

How to Add User to Group in Linux

https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-add-user-to-group-in-linux/

 

12 Easy Steps to Speed Up Ubuntu Linux

https://www.fossmint.com/speed-up-ubuntu-linux/

 

How to install UFW and use it to set up a basic firewall

https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-ufw-and-use-it-to-set-up-a-basic-firewall

 

What to do if the sound is not working on your Mac

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

 

7 Things that Suck About Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-suck-about-windows10/

 

Siri Shortcuts and Google Assistant learn to print and scan documents with Epson printers

https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/19/epson-connect-printers-google-assistant-siri-shortcuts/#more-580406

 

Google Maps is not working on Chrome in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/google-maps-not-working-ichrome

 

How to Zoom In or Out on Chromebook

Don't let screen issues mess up your day

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-zoom-in-out-on-chromebook-4173480

 

Windows 10 will soon let you access Linux files from File Explorer

The next major feature update to Windows 10, version 1903 due around April this year, will allow Windows 10 File Explorer to access, move and copy files stored inside Windows Subsystem for Linux distros.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-will-soon-let-you-access-linux-files-from-file-explorer/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Need to Access iCloud on Your Android? We Can Help!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/need-to-access-icloud-on-your-android-we-can-help/

 

How to change default font settings on Mail app for Windows 10

You can now change how messages will look using the Mail app on Windows 10, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/change-default-font-mail-windows-10/

 

Video look at virtual desk workspaces, possibly for Chrome OS 74

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/video-virtual-desks-workspaces-chrome-os-74-chromebooks-tablets/

 

How to speed up Windows 10

Windows 10 feeling sluggish? Read on for tips and tricks to speed up the OS

https://www.itpro.co.uk/operating-systems/26138/how-to-speed-up-windows-10

 

How to Set Departure and Arrival Times in Google Maps

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-set-departure-and-arrival-times-in-google-maps/

 

How to Empty Recycle Bin When Shutting Down Your Computer

As all Windows users know, emptying the Recycle Bin only comes down to a right-click on its icon, and it’s something that many people do, not only to keep things organized on their devices, but also to avoid leaving any traces behind.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-empty-recycle-bin-when-shutting-down-your-computer-525061.shtml

 

Password Managers Can Be Vulnerable to Malware Attacks

Four popular password managers for Windows 10 can leak your login credentials to the PC's memory, making it possible for hackers to target and steal the data with malware. Password manager makers, however, argue the threat is limited.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366622/password-managers-can-be-vulnerable-to-malware-attacks?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

What to do when FaceTime is not working on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-not-connecting-facetime

 

How to Get More Done on Your Mac with Launchbar

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-productive-with-mac-launchbar/

 

How to change the default email account on iPhone

https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/19/change-default-email-iphone/

 

Batch edit Photos using these free software for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/batch-edit-photos-using-these-free-software-for-windows-10

 

What to Do When Your iPad Won't Connect to the Internet

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-wont-connect-to-internet-4176824

 

How to share and collaborate on Microsoft Office documents on an iPad

Learn how to share and work on the same Microsoft Office documents with other people via your iPad.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-share-and-collaborate-on-microsoft-office-documents-on-an-ipad/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

7 Ways to View Google Calendar on Your Windows Desktop

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

 

MICROSOFT EDGE BASED ON CHROMIUM WILL BE A SEPARATE DOWNLOAD ON WINDOWS 10

You'll be able to download and test the next version of Microsoft Edge using the Google's Chromium rendering engine without needing to sign up to the Windows Insider Program.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-chromium-separate-download/

 

Asus Chromebook Flip C434 certified by FCC, right on time for March release

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/asus-chromebook-flip-c434-certified-by-fcc-right-on-time-for-march-release/

 

Best Windows 10 tips and tricks for power users

https://www.itpro.co.uk/operating-systems/26906/best-windows-10-tips-and-tricks-for-power-users

 

What Exactly Happens When You Turn On Your Computer?

https://www.howtogeek.com/398493/what-exactly-happens-when-you-turn-on-your-computer/

 

Google Working on Focus Mode for Chrome Browser

Google is currently developing a new feature for Chrome browser that would allow users to enable a focus mode when navigating the web.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-working-on-focus-mode-for-chrome-browser-525057.shtml

 

Google Forgot to Mention Nest Secure Has a Microphone

We only know the Nest Secure kit ships with a built-in microphone because Google Assistant support was announced for the smart home security system earlier this month.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366635/google-forgot-to-mention-nest-secure-has-a-microphone?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

How to get your Mac Bluetooth working?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-bluetooth-not-available-problem

 

Repair Corrupted Adobe Illustrator Projects with Recovery Toolbox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recovery-toolbox-repair-corrupted-adobe-illustrator-projects/

 

How to set up and use Find My iPhone

https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/14/how-to-use-find-my-iphone/

 

Fix Xbox One X Black Screen of Death

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/xbox-one-x-black-screen-of-death

 

How to Clean an iPad Screen

Don't let a dirty screen hinder your view

https://www.lifewire.com/clean-ipad-screen-4176275

 

How to hold virtual meetings using TeamViewer

You can conduct virtual meetings easily and quickly using TeamViewer. Here are the steps for setting up and running a meeting.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-hold-virtual-meetings-using-teamviewer/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Ways to Save Money When Buying a MacBook

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

 

Windows 10 version 1809 download using ‘Update Assistant’

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

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

 

Huawei Hits Back at U.S., Pledges Autonomy from China

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/199785/huawei-hits-back-at-u-s-pledges-autonomy-from-china?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8HigwH7VopVkoHlpB5s94J-NXLKjFjiARL0OcUbh4sETCRd1MEvvCIugXO420KYauV9eApmpSRwbYkn0oln1_LobRsWQ&_hsmi=70049076

 

Apple sued over death blamed on faulty iPad battery

WAS IPAD'S LITHIUM-ION BATTERY AT FAULT FOR LETHAL APARTMENT FIRE?

https://www.grahamcluley.com/apple-sued-over-death-blamed-on-faulty-ipad-battery/

 

How to Clean the Dust Out of Your Laptop

https://www.howtogeek.com/194479/how-to-clean-the-dust-out-of-your-laptop/

 

Microsoft Internally Referring to Windows Lite as “Santorini”

Microsoft has reportedly picked a different codename for Windows Lite, a new version of Windows that’s supposed to be more lightweight and position the operating system as a more direct competitor to Google’s Chrome OS.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-internally-referring-to-windows-lite-as-santorini-525053.shtml

 

Former US Intel Agent Worked With Iran to Phish Old Coworkers

Monica Witt, a former US Air Force specialist, allegedly helped Iranian hackers create fake personas on Facebook with the goal of tricking US agents into clicking links or opening files that would secretly download malware to their computers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366531/former-us-intel-agent-worked-with-iran-to-phish-old-coworker?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How to reset your Mac password

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

 

4 of the Best Quick Settings Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-quick-setting-apps-for-android/

 

Waze for iOS now works with Siri Shortcuts, supporting custom voice commands and more

https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/12/waze-ios-update/

 

Best Brightness Control Software for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-brightness-control-software-for-windows

 

iPad Mini Won't Turn On? Try These Fixes

Black screen on your iPad Mini? How to get your iPad back in no time

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-ipad-mini-wont-turn-on-4175859

 

How to use Vivaldi Tab Stacks

The Vivaldi browser Tab Stacks feature is a must-use for anyone looking to stay as organized as possible.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-vivaldi-tab-stacks/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The 6 Best Free Video Editing Apps for iPhone and iPad

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-free-video-editing-apps-ios/

 

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/

 

Google’s Hosting a Gaming-Related Keynote Next Month

https://www.thurrott.com/google/199794/googles-hosting-a-gaming-related-keynote-next-month?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8HigwH7VopVkoHlpB5s94J-NXLKjFjiARL0OcUbh4sETCRd1MEvvCIugXO420KYauV9eApmpSRwbYkn0oln1_LobRsWQ&_hsmi=70049076

 

Apple sued because two-factor authentication… oh, I give up

WILL SOMEONE PLEASE BUY THIS GUY AN ANDROID?

https://www.grahamcluley.com/apple-sued-two-factor-authentication/

 

How to Enable (or Disable) and Use Touch Mode in Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/399495/how-to-enable-or-disable-and-use-touch-mode-in-word/

 

How to Reset Folder Settings in Windows 10 Version 1903

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-reset-folder-settings-in-windows-10-version-1903-525060.shtml

 

The Best Free Password Managers for 2019

A password like '123456' may be easy to remember, but it's also equally easy to guess or hack. These are the best free password managers that can help you keep track of strong, unique passwords for every secure site you use.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/331555/the-best-free-password-managers?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

How to rebuild the Spotlight index on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/reindex-spotlight

 

A Guide To CSS Support In Browsers

It can be frustrating when you want to use a feature and discover that it is not supported or behaves differently across browsers. In this article, Rachel Andrew details the different types of browser support issues, and shows how CSS is evolving to make it easier to deal with them.

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/02/css-browser-support/

 

Eight simple ways to boost your phone's battery life

Tired of low-battery warnings? We explain how to squeeze more hours out of a charge

https://www.alphr.com/technology/1008311/boost-phone-battery-life-last-longer

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Fri 1546 02/22/2019

IoT Security Is (Still) a Gigantic Mess

Over half of companies still can't detect Internet of Things breaches, and a majority of consumers fear a lack of privacy with IoT devices, according to Gemalto's State of IoT Security report.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365994/iot-security-is-still-a-gigantic-mess?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Everyone Complains About Thinner iPhones, but They’re Actually Getting Thicker

https://www.howtogeek.com/396304/everyone-complains-about-thinner-iphones-but-theyre-actually-getting-thicker/

 

How to Test Your Internet Speed on the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/test-internet-speed-on-ipad-1994543

 

8 Ways Google Can Track You and How to Stop or View it

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-google-can-track-you/

 

Windows 7 Users: Get this Critical Update (due March)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10505/windows-7-users-get-critical-update-due-march

 

How to avoid problems installing Windows 10 version 1903 (April 2019 Update)

Use these tips to prepare and avoid problems during the installation of the Windows 10 April 2019 Update when it rolls out this spring.

https://pureinfotech.com/avoid-problems-installing-windows-10-1903-april-2019-update/

 

MiniTool Movie Maker Beta

Easy and intuitive Windows Movie Editor is coming!

https://www.minitool.com/movie-editor/minitool-movie-maker-free.html

 

Intel Thinks Apple Will Move to ARM-Based Macs in 2020

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/intel-thinks-apple-move-arm-144842430.html

 

Pirates found abusing Apple Developer Enterprise Program to distribute modified apps

Following revelations that Facebook, Google, Amazon, as well as purveyors of illicit content are abusing the Developer Enterprise Program, new reports show pirates are as well. Who's left?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/pirates-found-abusing-apple-developer-enterprise-program-to-distribute-modified-apps/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What's the right amount of swap space for a modern Linux system?

Complete our survey and voice your opinion on how much swap space to allocate.

https://opensource.com/article/19/2/swap-space-poll?sc_cid=701f2000000RlS2AAK

 

Defend your social media against hackers with these 5 easy tips

https://blog.avast.com/5-tips-to-take-back-hacked-social-accounts

 

Report Details Apple’s 2019 Product Plans

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/199703/report-details-apples-2019-product-plans?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8iTO6_wa8Fz7S-9L_hwPpV20R0bXYcZagJvKlvYK4J20LdoEivdvc5VTeJxJA5H9L8UXLIJmrtZNyvSYfnFVzLNr1xSQ&_hsmi=70003864

 

How to Install the Official Slack Client on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-official-slack-client-linux/

 

How to use System Preferences on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-system-preferences

 

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

https://www.komando.com/tips/493390/how-to-5-router-security-settings-to-turn-on

 

'Cake' Will Sweeten the Process of Dying in the Digital Age

These days, your last will and testament needs to cover more than just who gets your money and random tchotchkes. Cake takes a no-nonsense and pleasant approach to planning your inevitable demise; no gloom and doom here. Founder Suelin Chen explains.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365965/cake-will-sweeten-the-process-of-dying-in-the-digital-age?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

The Future of Windows: What Are Polaris and Windows Core OS?

https://www.howtogeek.com/397210/the-future-of-windows-what-are-polaris-and-windows-core-os/

 

How to Boost the Wi-Fi Signal In Your Home

https://www.lifewire.com/boost-your-wifi-signal-1994531

 

4 Apps to Check If Your Android Device Is Functioning Properly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-check-your-android-device-functioning-properly/

 

Report: Most Password Managers Not Secure

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10506/report-most-password-managers-not-secure

 

How to see Chrome web activities in Timeline on Windows 10

Google Chrome for Windows 10 gets support for Timeline with a new Web Activities extension by Microsoft.

https://pureinfotech.com/chrome-web-activities-timeline-windows-10/

 

How to Back up Data without Booting Windows? Easy Ways Are Here!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/backup-data-without-booting.html

 

This all-in-one hub for Apple gadgets can make almost all of your devices wireless — and it's on sale

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/one-hub-apple-gadgets-almost-153415311.html

 

How to save a website as a PDF in Android Chrome

Saving a must-read website page is easy once you learn what to do.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-save-a-website-as-a-pdf-in-android-chrome/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Two graphical tools for manipulating PDFs on the Linux desktop

PDF-Shuffler and PDF Chain are great tools for modifying PDFs in Linux.

https://opensource.com/article/19/2/manipulating-pdfs-linux?sc_cid=701f2000000RlS2AAK

 

Protect your webcam from hackers with these 5 tips

https://blog.avast.com/preventing-a-webcam-hack

 

Windows 10’s File Explorer Will Soon Let You Access Your Linux Subsystem Files

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/199652/windows-10s-file-explorer-will-soon-let-you-access-your-linux-subsystem-files?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8iTO6_wa8Fz7S-9L_hwPpV20R0bXYcZagJvKlvYK4J20LdoEivdvc5VTeJxJA5H9L8UXLIJmrtZNyvSYfnFVzLNr1xSQ&_hsmi=70003864

 

5 of the Biggest Things to Look for on Android in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-predictions-developments-2019/

 

How to transfer files to a new Mac using Migration Assistant

https://macpaw.com/how-to/transfer-files-to-a-new-mac

 

Speed up your PC by eliminating stubborn programs and plug-ins

https://www.komando.com/downloads/321558/iobit-uninstaller

 

How to Overclock Your AMD Ryzen CPU

Looking to get some extra performance from your late-model AMD desktop PC? Here's how to overclock your AMD Ryzen CPU with confidence.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365543/how-to-overclock-your-amd-ryzen-cpu?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

How to Add an Expiration Date to Emails in Outlook (and What They’re For)

https://www.howtogeek.com/397263/how-to-add-an-expiration-date-to-emails-in-outlook-and-what-theyre-for/

 

Basic iPad Troubleshooting Tips

How to fix your iPad's problems

https://www.lifewire.com/basic-ipad-troubleshooting-tips-1994530

 

How Safe Are My Photos on WhatsApp?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/safe-photos-whatsapp/

 

10 exciting Galaxy S10 features you won’t find on any iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/02/21/galaxy-s10-plus-vs-iphone-xs-max-comparison-top-10-best-features/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, APRIL 2019 UPDATE: 10 BEST NEW FEATURES

These are the coolest features and changes that you'll find with the Windows 10 April 2019 Update.

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

 

How to Fix Bricked Computer in Windows 10/8/7? (Focus on Soft Brick)

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/bricked-computer.html

 

Apple files patent for foldable iPhone, on the eve of foldable Samsung Galaxy (images)

https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2019/02/21/apple-folding-iphone-patent-samsung-galaxy-fold.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to use Firefox's new content blocking feature

Thanks to the Mozilla developers, Firefox has a new and improved content blocking system.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-work-with-the-new-firefox-content-blocking-feature/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Getting started with the Linux cat command

The Linux cat and zcat commands are more useful than you may realize.

https://opensource.com/article/19/2/getting-started-cat-command?sc_cid=701f2000000RlS2AAK

 

Let’s bring privacy back

It’s time to encourage businesses to adopt the New Privacy Code of Conduct to protect users

https://blog.avast.com/its-time-for-a-new-privacy-code-of-conduct

 

Google No Longer Considers Cortana a Competitor

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/199658/google-no-longer-considers-cortana-a-competitor?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8iTO6_wa8Fz7S-9L_hwPpV20R0bXYcZagJvKlvYK4J20LdoEivdvc5VTeJxJA5H9L8UXLIJmrtZNyvSYfnFVzLNr1xSQ&_hsmi=70003864

 

Can Pages and Numbers Replace Word and Excel on Your Mac?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pages-numbers-replace-word-excel-mac/

 

How to clear disk space on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/clear-disk-space-on-mac

 

Use this site to weed out fake product reviews online

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/535744/use-this-site-to-weed-out-fake-product-reviews-online

 

Are Your Passwords Secure? Google's Password Checkup Knows

With data breaches happening regularly it's hard to tell which of your passwords are safe anymore. Google's new Password Checkup Chrome extension ensures when a password becomes unsafe you know about it.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366364/are-your-passwords-secure-googles-password-checkup-knows?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

How to Use Trackpad Mode on iPhone and iPad to Select Text

https://www.howtogeek.com/396577/how-to-use-trackpad-mode-on-iphone-and-ipad-to-select-text/

 

Apple Pencil Not Working? Try These Fixes

When your pencil acts up, the fix is often easy to handle

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-apple-pencil-not-working-4176987

 

7 Ways to Check Your Smartphone Charger Is Safe to Use

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/check-smartphone-charger-safe/

 

You should probably get this $24 iPhone XR battery case instead of Apple’s $129 case

https://bgr.com/2019/02/21/iphone-xr-battery-case-vs-apple-smart-battery-case/

 

How to manage Quick Action buttons on Windows 10

The way to add, remove, and arrange Quick Action buttons is changing with Windows 10 version 1903 — Here's how you do it now.

https://pureinfotech.com/manage-quick-action-buttons-windows-10/

 

Kodak’s new 3D printer has a Raspberry Pi inside

http://linuxgizmos.com/kodaks-new-3d-printer-has-a-raspberry-pi-inside/

 

How to Sort Files in Linux (GUI and Shell)

https://vitux.com/how-to-sort-files-in-linux-gui-and-shell/

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e: A cheat sheet

The new Android device has been redesigned to make it ultra-portable. The Galaxy Tab S5e is the first Samsung tablet to feature Bixby 2.0.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/samsung-galaxy-tab-s5e-a-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

VFEmail suffers ‘catastrophic’ attack, as hacker wipes email service’s primary and backup data

ENTIRE EMAIL ARCHIVE STORED ON US-BASED SERVERS MAY BE LOST.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/vfemail-suffers-catastrophic-attack-as-hacker-wipes-email-services-primary-and-backup-data/

 

Samsung Won’t Give Up on Android Tablets, Announces the Galaxy Tab S5e

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/285847-samsung-wont-give-up-on-android-tablets-announces-the-galaxy-tab-s5e

 

Tip: Zoho Suite is Free for Individuals

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/199613/tip-zoho-suite-is-free-for-individuals?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--oogBgFFLsVcbcrNWing6ia7yFAvjn6Rs8QptTEbi3X6zfWUlEvFgZOhAzLhZefcarVtQZkZp6cGmpY2v1i0TfWSQGWA&_hsmi=69959180

 

How to Install Spotify on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-to-install-spotify-on-linux/

 

How to update Mac with the latest software

https://macpaw.com/how-to/update-mac-with-latest-software

 

Block your cellphone number from caller ID with this one trick

https://www.komando.com/tips/362047/how-to-block-your-cellphone-number-from-caller-id

 

Opera for Android Now Has a VPN Built-In

The latest beta release of Opera for Android has a free, unlimited VPN built-in which also won't keep logs of your activity. There is no separate app anymore, the VPN forms a core part of the mobile browser.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366426/opera-for-android-now-has-a-vpn-built-in?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Worker 'almost passed out' after £200k email scam

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-47161340

 

How to Check Your Spelling in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/397260/how-to-check-your-spelling-in-google-docs/

 

How to Change Your Password on Chromebook

Stay secure with an updated password

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-change-chromebook-password-4173755

 

The power of ambient scents

Scents are associated with temperature, so warm scents have a different impact than cool scents. For instance, cool scents such as peppermint or eucalyptus in confined environments give the illusion that the area is more spacious.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-power-of-ambient-scents/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Doomsday Docker security hole uncovered

A security vulnerability has been disclosed for a flaw in runc, Docker and Kubernetes' container runtime, which can be used to attack any host system running containers.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/doomsday-docker-security-hole-uncovered/

 

How Linux Is Changing The Face Of End-User Computing

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2018/10/09/how-linux-is-changing-the-face-of-end-user-computing/#4813da4f15d7

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Windows 10 April 2019 Update hands-on video showcasing the best new features

Let's go hands-on with the next Windows 10 feature update, known as the April 2019 Update.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hands-windows-10-april-2019-update-video

 

Russia May Cut Itself Off From Internet

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10503/russia-may-cut-itself-internet

 

Recover Your iTunes Music Library From Your iPod

You Can Restore Music by Copying the Music From Your iPod

https://www.lifewire.com/restore-itunes-music-library-from-ipod-2260317

 

You Can Restore Music by Copying the Music From Your iPod

https://www.lifewire.com/restore-itunes-music-library-from-ipod-2260317

 

Commander One: a Finder Replacement for macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/commander-one-mac-finder-replacement/

 

How to remove a virus from SD card without formatting it

https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-virus-from-sd-card

 

How To Use Dropbox On Non-Ext4 Filesystems (Btrfs, Ext3, XFS, ZFS, Etc.) On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/11/how-to-use-dropbox-on-non-ext4.html

 

How to set up an Internet connection on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/set-up-an-internet-connection-on-windows-10

 

Gmail's cleaner, brighter mobile app rolls out to everyone this week

It's much more in line with Google's modern aesthetic.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/20/gmail-material-design-app-available-to-everyone/?yptr=yahoo

 

Windows 10 1903 may display Let's make Windows even better prompt

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/16/windows-10-1903-may-display-lets-make-windows-even-better-prompt/

 

New Raspberry Pi challenger promises 7x the speed at 2x the price, with Android 9 Pie, USB 3.0, 4K video

How to Open Files and Folders as Administrator in Nautilus in Ubuntu 17.10 and 18.04https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-raspberry-pi-challenger-promises-7x-the-speed-at-2x-the-price-with-android-9-pie-usb-3-0-4k/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Open Files and Folders as Administrator in Nautilus in Ubuntu 17.10 and 18.04

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/open-files-folders-as-administrator-in-nautilus-ubuntu/

 

How to Test Your PC for Failing Hardware: Tips and Tools to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-test-your-pc-for-failing-hardware/

 

Chrome OS Is Getting Virtual Desktops

https://www.thurrott.com/google/199488/chrome-os-is-getting-virtual-desktops?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_xDXBXaiAdfjy4E5Yaqdf7Wsfl0LHk3inQDrbOKHoFeBnjnbHBelIulQhUxrUmigQ6vktx26H2B6lbbA1F-97TYc3WWQ&_hsmi=69925713

 

Did You Know Windows 10 Has a Green Screen of Death?

https://www.howtogeek.com/396895/did-you-know-windows-10-has-a-green-screen-of-death/

 

US Senators Demand Probe of Foreign VPNs Over Spying Risk

Sens. Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio are worried that foreign-based VPN apps could be used to spy on US government employees, so they've asked DHS to investigate the risk.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366422/us-senators-demand-probe-of-foreign-vpns-over-spying-risk

 

Smartphone apps your kids use that you don't know about

https://www.komando.com/tips/539062/apps-your-kids-use-that-you-dont-know-about

 

Fix Mac Wi-Fi Issues with the Wireless Diagnostic App

Wireless Diagnostics App includes utilities for getting Wi-Fi working

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-mac-wifi-issues-with-diagnostic-app-2259805

 

Introduction to Ubuntu’s LXD Containers

https://www.maketecheasier.com/introduction-ubuntu-lxd-containers/

 

What are the most dangerous websites?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/avoid-dangerous-websites

 

How To Embed A Google Calendar Widget On Your Linux Desktop Background

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/11/how-to-embed-google-calendar-on-your.html

 

Concenturio is a freeware Alarm Reminder for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/concenturio-an-alarm-software-for-windows

 

Samsung Galaxy S10e hands-on: High-end, but not too high

This year, Samsung’s most charming flagship is its cheapest.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/20/samsung-galaxy-s10e-hands-on-2019/?yptr=yahoo

 

Manage Firefox Add-ons keyboard shortcuts on about:addons

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/16/manage-firefox-add-ons-keyboard-shortcuts-on-aboutaddons/

 

How to protect and secure your web browsing with the Brave browser

The Brave browser offers built-in protection against ad trackers, third-party cookies, and other potential threats to your privacy. Here's how to use it and tweak it.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-protect-and-secure-your-web-browsing-with-the-brave-browser/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Does Linux need antivirus?

Linux has long been touted as an extremely safe platform, but should users also run antivirus software? Here's what you need to know.

https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/feature/linux/does-linux-need-antivirus-3678945/

 

10 Google Docs Tips That Take Seconds and Save You Time

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-google-docs-tips-take-seconds-save-time/

 

Apple Brings Back iPhone 7 and 8 in Germany, Forced to Use Qualcomm Chips

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/199504/apple-brings-back-iphone-7-and-8-in-germany-forced-to-use-qualcomm-chips?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_xDXBXaiAdfjy4E5Yaqdf7Wsfl0LHk3inQDrbOKHoFeBnjnbHBelIulQhUxrUmigQ6vktx26H2B6lbbA1F-97TYc3WWQ&_hsmi=69925713

 

Amazon’s New Part Finder Tool Helps You Upgrade Your PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/amazons-new-part-finder-tool-helps-you-upgrade-your-pc/

 

FireWalla

https://www.pcmag.com/review/363983/firewalla

 

Free way to track GPS, phone calls, text messages and web activity on a phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/294714/free-way-to-track-gps-phone-calls-text-messages-and-web-activity-on-a-phone

 

How to Fix The iPad Black Screen of Death

Black Screen of Death on your iPad? Things go wrong. Here's what to do

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-black-screen-4175951

 

5 Biggest Things to Look Out for on macOS in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/macos-predictions-developments-2019/

 

iPhone Camera settings you should be using for better photos

https://macpaw.com/how-to/iphone-camera-settings

 

When And How To Use CSS Multi-Column Layout

The Multi-column Layout spec is often overlooked as we use Grid and Flexbox. In this article Rachel Andrew explains why it is different to other layout methods, and shows some useful patterns and sites which showcase it well.

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/01/css-multiple-column-layout-multicol/

 

Fix Out of Memory error while copying files on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/out-of-memory-error-while-copying-files

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, APRIL 2019 UPDATE, RELEASE DATE DETAILS

As Microsoft wraps up the Windows 10 April 2019 Update, there's one question that still remains: When will you be getting the update? Here's the answer.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-april-2019-update-release-date/

 

A first look at SmartAdblock for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/15/a-first-look-at-smartadblock-for-firefox-and-chrome/

 

A power-sipping Raspberry Pi alternative? New board squeezes extra efficiency out of modern tech

The new developer board is based around the i.MX 8M Mini processor, a modern platform designed to keep power consumption at a minimum.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/a-power-sipping-raspberry-pi-alternative-new-board-squeezes-extra-efficiency-out-of-modern-tech/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

6 Best CCleaner Alternatives for Ubuntu

https://www.tecmint.com/ccleaner-alternatives-for-ubuntu/

 

10 iPhone Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Device Running Smoothly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-maintenance-tips/

 

Opera Tips Its Latest Browser Redesign

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/199512/opera-tips-its-latest-browser-redesign?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_xDXBXaiAdfjy4E5Yaqdf7Wsfl0LHk3inQDrbOKHoFeBnjnbHBelIulQhUxrUmigQ6vktx26H2B6lbbA1F-97TYc3WWQ&_hsmi=69925713

 

What is Microsoft Sway, and What Can I Do with It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404119/what-is-microsoft-sway/

 

20 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Google's Chrome browser has a ton of hidden little tricks that you may not know about. Here are 20 tips that will make you a better Chrome user.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/323996/20-hidden-chrome-features-that-will-make-your-life-easier

 

7 signs your computer has been hacked

https://www.komando.com/tips/452528/7-signs-youve-been-hacked-that-you-need-to-know-now

 

12 Things You Didn't Know the iPad Could Do

https://www.lifewire.com/things-you-didnt-know-the-ipad-could-do-4084619

 

Headphones Not Working in Windows 10? Here Are Some Fixes

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

 

How to get Windows on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/install-windows-on-mac

 

How To Learn CSS

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/01/how-to-learn-css/

 

Check your Internet Connection Speed using Google Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/check-internet-connection-speed-using-google-chrome

 

Chromebook 101: TrackPad and Hotkeys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLp4fKRSG8QxjOgl7dChQab4cAUeJjUroG&v=zJTToZn4HBI

 

Better check your Windows 7 PC for Get Windows 10 (GWX) traces

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/15/better-check-your-windows-7-pc-for-get-windows-10-gwx-traces/

 

How to activate the new clipboard functions in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update adds several new and improved functions to the basic clipboard, making copying and pasting even easier.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-activate-the-new-clipboard-functions-in-the-windows-10-october-2018-update/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Best Accessories To Turn Your Chromebook Into A Powerhouse Workstation

https://www.reviewgeek.com/5357/the-best-accessories-to-turn-your-chromebook-into-a-powerhouse-workstation/

 

5 Ubuntu Themes That Will Steal Your Breath Away

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-themes/

 

EU Targets Big Tech with New Copyright Rules

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/199509/eu-targets-big-tech-with-new-copyright-rules?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_xDXBXaiAdfjy4E5Yaqdf7Wsfl0LHk3inQDrbOKHoFeBnjnbHBelIulQhUxrUmigQ6vktx26H2B6lbbA1F-97TYc3WWQ&_hsmi=69925713

 

Why It’s Dangerous to Share Your Birthday Online

https://www.howtogeek.com/402929/why-its-dangerous-to-share-your-birthday-online/

 

You Probably Need a Reality Check on Cybersecurity

A new survey reveals most people are confident about their ability to protect their online accounts, yet many fail to take basic security precautions.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366459/you-probably-need-a-reality-check-about-cybersecurity

 

7 digital tricks you’ll use time and time again

https://www.komando.com/tips/539320/7-digital-tricks-youll-use-time-and-time-again

 

Linux How-Tos

Many advanced computer DIY projects rely on Linux to get the job done. Let's explore all the ways Linux can light up your life.

https://www.lifewire.com/learn-how-linux-4102755

 

Chromebook security

https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/3438631?hl=en

 

Popular VPN App Laced with Malware, Steals Data

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10504/popular-vpn-app-laced-malware-steals-data

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This Analyst Just Revealed Key Details of Apple's 2019 iPhones

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/analyst-just-revealed-key-details-023100316.html

 

Evil USB Cable Can Remotely Accept Commands From Hacker

The cable itself looks pretty generic, but the security researcher Mike Grover actually fitted a Wi-Fi chip inside one of the sockets, which can be used to remotely send commands to the connected PC.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366478/evil-usb-cable-can-remotely-accept-commands-from-hacker?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Google Sucks at Finishing Things, and YouTube Music is a Perfect Example

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-sucks-at-finishing-things-and-youtube-music-is-a-perfect-example/

 

Permission Inspector for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/17/permission-inspector-for-firefox/

 

How To Change The Default Display Manager (Switch To GDM, LightDM, SDDM, Or LXDM) In Debian, Ubuntu Or Linux Mint

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/how-to-change-default-display-manager.html

 

What to Do When Your Mac Camera is Not Working

Mac webcam misbehaving? Try this tips to find a solution

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-mac-camera-not-working-4175392

 

LG won't release a foldable smartphone anytime soon

It's sticking with a 5G V-series flagship instead.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/18/lg-dumps-foldable-smartphone/?yptr=yahoo

 

10 Things to Know About Chromebook Accessibility

https://www.lireo.com/10-things-to-know-about-chromebook-accessibility/

 

Modern CPUs Likely Permanently Haunted by Spectre Security Flaws

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/285891-modern-cpus-likely-permanently-haunted-by-spectre-security-flaws

 

How to uninstall apps on Windows 10

The Settings app makes it dead simple to uninstall apps on Windows 10, and here’s how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/uninstall-apps-windows-10

 

The Journey to My New Computer: Update, Update, Update

https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-update-update-update/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J8zQZz45OpdfbL

 

CPU is not running at full speed in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cpu-is-not-running-at-full-speed-in-windows

 

How to Auto Reply from Multiple Messenger Apps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-auto-reply-apps/

 

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and S10E hands on: A first look at the iPhone XS challengers

https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-galaxy-s10-s10-plus-193545782.html

 

The best sites for veterans to reconnect, get services and more

https://www.komando.com/tips/536065/the-best-sites-for-veterans

 

Google Has the Key to Keeping You Secure, But You Don't Need It

Google effectively ended phishing attacks on its employees, but its approach is not the best solution for everyone. Guemmy Kim with Google's Account Security team explains.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366496/google-has-the-key-to-keeping-you-secure-but-you-dont-need?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

How to Add a Website to Your Chromebook Shelf

https://www.howtogeek.com/396828/how-to-add-a-website-to-your-chromebook-shelf/

 

Nuclear is a free Spotify alternative for the desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/17/nuclear-is-a-free-spotify-alternative-for-the-desktop/

 

PDFArranger: Merge, Split, Rotate, Crop Or Rearrange PDF Documents (PDF-Shuffler Fork)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/pdfarranger-merge-split-rotate-crop-or.html

 

Troubleshooting Graphics and Display Issues on Your Mac

Learn how to deal with software- and hardware-related display problems

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-mac-display-problems-4121097

 

Chrome will make it harder to block incognito browsing

You have the right to surf the web in disguise.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/18/google-chrome-incognito-mode-blocking/?yptr=yahoo

 

Facebook adds new background location privacy controls to its Android app

https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/20/facebook-android-location-history-settings/?yptr=yahoo

 

Why RAM Prices Are Falling Through the Floor

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/285977-why-ram-prices-are-falling-through-the-floor

 

WHAT’S WINDOWS 10 APRIL 2019 UPDATE, VERSION 1903, AND WHY YOU SHOULD UPGRADE?

Windows 10's next major release — codenamed "19H1," known as "April 2019 Update" — is rolling out soon, and here's all the info you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-windows-10-april-2019-update-1903-why-upgrade/

 

Why ANY Two-Factor Is Better than No Two-Factor at All

https://askleo.com/why-any-two-factor-is-better-than-no-two-factor-at-all/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J8zQZz45OpdfbL

 

8 Cryptojacking apps removed from the Microsoft Store

https://news.thewindowsclub.com/cryptojacking-apps-removed-from-the-microsoft-store-94326/

 

How to Create a Customized Alexa Skill Using Blueprints

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-custom-skill-alexa-blueprints/

 

Galaxy Fold: As Galaxy S turns 10, Samsung looks to future with first foldable phone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/galaxy-fold-galaxy-turns-10-192524970.html

 

5 secret iPad tricks you should try

https://www.komando.com/tips/529837/5-secret-ipad-tricks-you-should-try

 

Bank Programmer Steals $1M Using ATM Flaw

A loophole in Huaxia Bank's system allowed a senior programmer to withdraw $1 million in cash through repeated visits to ATMs over the course of a year. In a weird twist, the bank wanted the charges against him dropped.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366383/bank-programmer-steals-1m-using-atm-flaw?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

How to Attach Files to Google Calendar Events

https://www.howtogeek.com/394760/how-to-attach-files-to-google-calendar-events/

 

Microsoft to split Search and Cortana in Windows 10 version 1903

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/17/microsoft-to-split-search-and-cortana-in-windows-10-version-1903/

 

How To Change The GRUB Boot Order Or Default Boot Entry In Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Or Fedora With Grub Customizer

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/how-to-change-grub-boot-order-or.html

 

Troubleshooting Tips for Mac Startup Problems

https://www.lifewire.com/top-troubleshooting-tips-startup-problems-2259907

 

Opera for Android gives you an option to quickly turn off ad blocking

There's also picture-in-picture video.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/19/opera-android-ad-blocking-picture-in-picture/?yptr=yahoo

 

Getting Started With Linux and Ubuntu

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-beginners-guide/

 

Samsung Will Stop Making New Blu-ray Players

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/285947-samsung-will-stop-making-new-blu-ray-players

 

Mac security measures

https://macpaw.com/how-to/implement-mac-security-measures

 

What Does “Mailbox Unavailable” Mean and How Do I Fix It?

"Mailbox unavailable" is a common email bounce message that actually says very little. I'll review some of the more common causes of "mailbox unavailable".

https://askleo.com/what_does_mailbox_unavailable_mean/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J8zQZz45OpdfbL

 

How to view & delete Cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, IE browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/view-delete-cookies-in-browser

 

Apple’s AirPods Live Listening Feature Can Be Used for Spying

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apples-airpods-spying/

 

iOS 13 will finally fix of one of the most annoying things about the iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/02/20/ios-13-rumors-eliminate-volume-hud/

 

Get better sound on your TV with this device

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

 

Nest: Blame Weak Passwords, Not Us for Creepy Camera Incidents

In the wake of several news stories that detailed incidents of Nest cameras being hijacked and used to broadcast menacing messages to homeowners, Google-owned Nest today emailed customers and urged them to secure their accounts.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366397/nest-blame-weak-passwords-not-us-for-creepy-camera-inciden?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Unfollow People on Facebook for a Happier Life

https://www.howtogeek.com/396919/unfollow-people-on-facebook-for-a-happier-life/

 

DuckDuckGo Search switches mapping to Apple Maps

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/16/duckduckgo-search-switches-mapping-to-apple-maps/

 

Crouton: How To Run Linux Applications In Chrome OS Windows Or Browser Tabs (Chromebook)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/crouton-how-to-run-linux-applications.html

 

What to Do When Time Machine Is Stuck on "Preparing Backup"

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshoot-time-machine-stuck-on-preparing-backup-2259980

 

Samsung's more affordable Galaxy S10e will cost $750

You'll get most of the S10's features at a lower price.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/20/samsung-galaxy-s10e-official/?yptr=yahoo

 

Copy and Paste in Screen

https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/copy-and-paste-screen

 

Apple Could Be Planning 16-inch MacBook, New 6K Display for 2019

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/285955-apple-could-be-planning-16-inch-macbook-new-6k-display-for-2019

 

What is ransomware and how to get rid of it

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

 

Malwarebytes Labs Launches Malware Protection for Chromebooks

https://myitforum.com/malwarebytes-labs-launches-malware-protection-for-chromebooks/

 

AkelPad is a feature-rich Text Editor for replacing Notepad in Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/akelpad-tool-for-replacing-notepad

 

How to Remove Suspicious Apps from Your Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/remove-suspicious-apps-mac/

 

This is still the only place you’ll find rare discounts on the Apple Watch Series 4

https://bgr.com/2019/02/20/apple-watch-4-price-discount-amazon-only/

 

Get the best wireless headphones for your Android device

https://www.komando.com/tips/539488/get-the-best-wireless-headphones-for-your-android-device

 

Russia Plans to Disconnect From the Internet

The move has been in the works for years, and is intended to seal Russia off from incoming cyber attacks. ISPs in the region are now preparing to test it before April 1.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366453/russia-plans-to-disconnect-from-the-internet?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=9

 

Getting started with Vim visual mode

Visual mode makes it easier to highlight and manipulate text in Vim.

https://opensource.com/article/19/2/getting-started-vim-visual-mode?sc_cid=701f2000000RRDpAAO

 

Microsoft Working on New ‘Lite’ OS to Compete With Chromebooks

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/285880-microsoft-working-on-new-lite-os-to-compete-with-chromebooks

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Tue 1543 02/19/2019

Hands On: Omron's HeartGuide Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor

The Omron HeartGuide has an inflatable blood pressure cuff built into the watch strap, and it's received clearance from the FDA as a medical device. We tried it out at CES.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/365955/hands-on-omrons-heartguide-wearable-blood-pressure-monitor

 

5 Smart Hacks to Save You Money on Amazon

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smart-hacks-save-money-on-amazon/

 

Apple Plans to Launch Its ‘Netflix for News’ Service Next Month

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/199449/apple-plans-to-launch-its-netflix-for-news-service-next-month?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-80Db09sk0DncSCMtbRWO2i6TzjejKXrjNwulC4eT4fwqcQWK57IMyy_YIYTtKLnZBvjgpcwubuPkW7Wu1AUkeBeafdRw&_hsmi=69881039

 

How to use Chrome browser’s inbuilt Malware Scanner & Cleanup Tool

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/google-chrome-browsers-inbuilt-malware-scanner

 

Use the Recovery HD Volume to Reinstall or Troubleshoot OS X

The Recovery HD can do much more than just help install OS X

https://www.lifewire.com/use-recovery-hd-volume-to-reinstall-os-x-2259971

 

Cryptocurrency-stealing Clipper malware caught in Google Play Store, here's how to avoid it

Cybercriminals are modifying wallet IDs copied to the clipboard in hopes that users will accidentally transfer funds to the wrong account.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cryptocurrency-stealing-clipper-malware-caught-in-google-play-store-heres-how-to-avoid-it/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Ways to Make Your Linux Desktop Look Fantastic

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-desktop-look-fantastic/

 

Flickr postpones photo deletions for free users to March 12th

Feedback and download troubles prompted the extension.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/06/flickr-photo-deletion-delay-to-march-12th/

 

How to free up space on external hard drive

https://macpaw.com/how-to/clean-up-external-drives

 

Internet-connected industrial refrigerators can be remotely defrosted, thanks to default passwords

https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/08/industrial-refrigerators-defrost-flaw/

 

Fix Windows 10 Or 8 Partition Mounted As Read-Only On Linux When Dual Booting

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/fix-windows-10-or-8-partition-mounted.html

 

How to Unzip a Zip File With Your iPhone or iPad’s Files App

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-unzip-a-zip-file-with-your-iphone-or-ipads-files-app/

 

Samsung Galaxy Fold revealed: Everything you need to know about Samsung's first folding smartphone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-galaxy-fold-revealed-everything-204836491.html

 

This is what a foldable iPhone with a clamshell design might look like

https://bgr.com/2019/02/19/foldable-iphone-design-new-renders/

 

We Benchmarked the New Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

The processor in the Samsung Galaxy S10 performs better than the latest iPhones on most measures.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365953/we-benchmarked-the-new-qualcomm-snapdragon-855?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Your iPhones Are Vulnerable Without iCloud, And Thieves Know It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/iphones-vulnerable-without-icloud/

 

You Can Buy Google Fi SIM Cards at Best Buy Now

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/199427/you-can-buy-google-fi-sim-cards-at-best-buy-now?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-80Db09sk0DncSCMtbRWO2i6TzjejKXrjNwulC4eT4fwqcQWK57IMyy_YIYTtKLnZBvjgpcwubuPkW7Wu1AUkeBeafdRw&_hsmi=69881039

 

How to automatically transfer photos from camera to Windows computer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-automatically-transfer-photos-from-camera-to-windows-computer

 

Identify the Version of Mac OS on the Recovery Partition

Pick the correct Recovery partition to use

https://www.lifewire.com/identify-os-x-version-on-recovery-hd-partition-2259968

 

How to use SSH to proxy through a Linux jump host

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-ssh-to-proxy-through-a-linux-jump-host/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

6 Signs Microsoft Is Really a Fan of Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/signs-microsoft-fan-linux/

 

Nest reminds owners to secure their cameras after creepy scares

Two-factor authentication is a thing, people... use it.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/06/nest-security-reminder-email/

 

10 best camera apps for iPhone that beat the iOS Camera

https://macpaw.com/how-to/best-iphone-camera-apps

 

Google Chrome extension warns if your password has been leaked

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/google-chrome-extension-warns-if-your-password-has-been-leaked/#new_tab

 

Fedora Updates Chromium With VAAPI Support, Here's How To Enable Hardware-Accelerated Video Decoding

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/fedora-updates-chromium-with-vaapi.html

 

How to Attach Files to Google Calendar Events

https://www.howtogeek.com/394760/how-to-attach-files-to-google-calendar-events/

 

Tuesday Apple Rumors: Patent Reveals Possible AirPods Charging Case Designs

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tuesday-apple-rumors-patent-reveals-184725329.html

 

Google is testing a new feature that speeds up the Chrome browser – here’s how to get it now

https://bgr.com/2019/02/19/how-to-speed-up-google-chrome-new-feature-faster/

 

XFX Radeon RX 590 Fatboy

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/365951/xfx-radeon-rx-590-fatboy?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

The Rise of Gift Card Scammers, and How They Work

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-gift-card-scammers-work/

 

Now Anyone Can Create and Publish Alexa Skills

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/199463/now-anyone-can-create-and-publish-alexa-skills?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-80Db09sk0DncSCMtbRWO2i6TzjejKXrjNwulC4eT4fwqcQWK57IMyy_YIYTtKLnZBvjgpcwubuPkW7Wu1AUkeBeafdRw&_hsmi=69881039

 

Fix Error 0199, Security password retry count exceeded

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/0199-security-password-retry-count-exceeded

 

Time Machine Troubleshooting - Backup Volume Could Not Be Mounted

What to Do When a Time Capsule or NAS Volume Is Unavailable

https://www.lifewire.com/time-machine-backup-volume-not-mounted-2259981

 

A quick way to delete blank rows in Excel

Deleting blank rows in an Excel data range is easy with this technique, but watch out for unintended consequences.

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/a-quick-way-to-delete-blank-rows-in-excel/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Overclocking Raspberry Pi: How to Do It and What You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/overclock-raspberry-pi/

 

PowerUp Toys is motorizing more paper vehicles

The PowerUp 4.0, PowerUp Racers and OKO Multi View will be available later this year.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/15/powerup-toys-airplane-vehicle-motor-kits/?yptr=yahoo

 

Update your iOS devices now against the FaceTime eavesdropping bug

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/update-your-ios-devices-now-against-the-facetime-eavesdropping-bug-20814.html#new_tab

 

6 Chromebook apps to improve your productivity

Prep your Chromebook to take on work, school, and life.

https://www.reviewed.com/laptops/features/6-chromebook-apps-to-improve-your-productivity

 

Try KDE Plasma Desktop As A Snap Package

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/try-kde-plasma-desktop-as-snap-package.html

 

How To Put Your iPhone or iPad Into Recovery Mode

https://www.howtogeek.com/396530/how-to-put-your-iphone-or-ipad-into-recovery-mode/

 

This Analyst Just Revealed Key Details of Apple's 2019 iPhones

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/analyst-just-revealed-key-details-023100316.html

 

Don’t buy Amazon’s best-selling earbuds for $19.99 when the upgraded version is only $1 more

https://bgr.com/2019/02/19/best-selling-bluetooth-earbuds-on-amazon-back-on-sale-1999/

 

NBCUniversal to Launch Own Streaming Service in 2020

The upcoming service will come in two forms: an ad-supported version that'll be available for free to pay TV subscribers through Comcast Cable and Sky, and an ad-free paid version.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365982/nbcuniversal-to-launch-own-streaming-service-in-2020?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

How to Change Default Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-default-keyboard-shortcuts-windows10/

 

Preorder a Galaxy S10 Now, Save Up to $550 with Trade-In

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/199456/preorder-a-galaxy-s10-now-save-up-to-550-with-trade-in?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-80Db09sk0DncSCMtbRWO2i6TzjejKXrjNwulC4eT4fwqcQWK57IMyy_YIYTtKLnZBvjgpcwubuPkW7Wu1AUkeBeafdRw&_hsmi=69881039

 

Guest Mode vs Incognito Mode in Chrome browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/guest-mode-vs-incognito-mode-chrome

 

How to Remove Mac Scareware

Delete scareware on your Mac with these easy steps

https://www.lifewire.com/removing-mac-scareware-153181

 

How to turn on speech recognition and dictation in Windows 10

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-on-speech-recognition-and-dictation-in-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

PC Gaming on Linux: 7 Common Questions and Concerns Answered

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-gaming-questions/

 

Chinese surveillance company found tracking 2.5 million people

A security hole revealed just how closely China monitors Uighur residents.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/17/chinese-surveillance-company-tracks-2-5-million-people/?yptr=yahoo

 

Understanding Your iPhone Battery!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMR5aRxEKSo

 

5 Cool Chromebook Tips and Tricks You Didn’t Know

https://thedroidguy.com/2019/01/5-cool-chromebook-tips-tricks-didnt-know-1075882

 

VirtualBox 6.0 Released With Improved HiDPI Support, New Built-in File Manager, More

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/virtualbox-60-released-with-improved.html

 

How to Manually Control Your iPhone Camera (And Why You’d Want To)

https://www.howtogeek.com/396183/how-to-manually-control-your-iphone-camera-and-why-youd-want-to/

 

Popular Apple Product About to Get an Upgrade

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/popular-apple-product-upgrade-223000501.html

 

New report shows the lengths to which Huawei has gone to copy Apple

https://bgr.com/2019/02/18/huawei-apple-trade-secrets-copy-new-report/

 

Google Fi Phones Getting RCS Support for iMessage-Like Texting

Google is rolling out Rich Communication Services, an iMessage-like SMS replacement, to Fi phones, including Pixel 3, Moto G6, and LG G7 ThinQ.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365980/google-fi-phones-getting-rcs-support-for-imessage-like-texti?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

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Mon 1542 02/18/2019

SANS OUCH! Newsletter: Personalized Scams

https://www.sans.org/security-awareness-training/resources/personalized-scams

 

7 Tiny Time-Saving Mac Apps You’ll Fall in Love With

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tiny-time-saving-mac-apps/

 

The Complete Guide to iCloud’s “Find My iPhone” Tools

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-and-use-find-my-iphone/

 

Using Apple Diagnostics to Troubleshoot Your Mac's Hardware

Apple Diagnostics Replaces Apple Hardware Test in 2013 and Later Macs

https://www.lifewire.com/use-apple-diagnostics-to-troubleshoot-mac-hardware-2259974

 

How Canonical Is Improving Ubuntu Linux Security

https://www.eweek.com/security/how-canonical-is-improving-ubuntu-linux-security

 

Rockchip-powered Raspberry Pi competitor Novasom SBCs aim for enterprise, industrial use cases

Novasom is positioning their products for mission-critical use cases that require 100% uptime, claiming superiority over hobbyist and education products.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/rockchip-powered-raspberry-pi-competitor-novasom-sbcs-aim-for-enterprise-industrial-use-cases/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=2794393068669657973210121418302

 

How To Show A History Of Installed, Upgraded Or Removed Packages In Debian, Ubuntu or Linux Mint [dpkg]

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/how-to-show-history-of-installed.html

 

BEC Actors Exploiting Gmail “Dot Accounts” for Fun and Profit

https://www.agari.com/email-security-blog/bec-actors-exploit-google-dot-feature/

 

Skype's background blurring feature will hide a multitude of sins

Good news, slobs.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/skypes-background-blurring-feature-will-hide-a-multitude-of-sin/

 

Social Engineering Comes to Wikipedia

https://blog.knowbe4.com/social-engineering-comes-to-wikipedia

 

Engineers Are Using AI to Predict How New, Unknown Materials Will Perform

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/285588-engineers-are-using-ai-to-predict-how-new-unknown-materials-will-perform

 

Did You Know Windows 10 Has a Green Screen of Death?

https://www.howtogeek.com/396895/did-you-know-windows-10-has-a-green-screen-of-death/

 

NordicTrack's VR Bike Is a Fun Workout (If You Don't Puke)

With the NordicTrack VR Bike, you strap on an HTC Vive Focus, grab the game controller-like handles, and start peddling to make your way through a game. We tried it out at CES.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365890/nordictracks-vr-bike-is-a-fun-workout-if-you-dont-puke?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Pick the best Android smartwatch for you

https://www.komando.com/tips/539458/pick-the-best-android-smart-watch-for-you

 

5 New Ways to Search YouTube and Find Trending and Awesome Videos

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/search-youtube-find-trending-videos/

 

How to View and Clean Component Store on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/clean-component-store-windows10/

 

Mac Troubleshooting - Reset User Account Permissions

Fix file access, login, and password issues with your home folder

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-user-account-permissions-2259979

 

How to Find Your Chromebook Hardware and System Specs

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/find-chromebook-hardware-and-system-specs/

 

The top iPad Pro keyboard and screen shortcuts

Learn how to navigate iOS 12 with these keyboard and screen shortcuts when using the newest model of the iPad Pro.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-top-ipad-pro-keyboard-and-screen-shortcuts/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How To Install Cinnamon Desktop On A Chromebook With Crouton

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/how-to-install-cinnamon-desktop-on.html

 

Sextortion Scam Stating Xvideos Was Hacked to Record You Through Webcam

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sextortion-scam-stating-xvideos-was-hacked-to-record-you-through-webcam/

 

Did you know these iPhone apps record your screen while you use them?

Probably not.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/iphone-screen-recording-analytics/

 

Today I was attacked through an existing vendor using a real email thread

https://blog.knowbe4.com/today-i-was-attacked-through-an-existing-vendor-using-a-real-email-thread

 

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Info Leaks From Multiple Retailers

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/285551-custom-geforce-gtx-1660-ti-model-information-leaks-from-multiple-retailers

 

Windows 10’s System Tray Gets a Restart Icon for Updates

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10s-system-tray-gets-a-restart-icon-for-updates/

 

Lexar Launches a 1TB SD Card for $500

Although SanDisk was the first to show off a 1TB SD card prototype back in 2016, it seems Lexar is the first company to sell them. The problem is, these cards are so expensive it's cheaper to buy two 512GB cards.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365888/lexar-launches-a-1tb-sd-card-for-500?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Check your phone now for these malicious apps

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/541510/check-your-phone-now-for-these-malicious-apps

 

3 Linux Smartphone Operating Systems You Can Install Today

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-smartphone-operating-systems/

 

How to Use Netcat to Quickly Transfer Files Between Linux Computers

https://www.maketecheasier.com/netcat-transfer-files-between-linux-computers/

 

Time Machine Troubleshooting Tips

Fix Your Time Machine Problems with These 4 Tips

https://www.lifewire.com/time-machine-troubleshooting-tips-2259983

 

Open Source Logging Tools for Linux

https://www.linux.com/learn/intro-to-linux/2018/10/open-source-logging-tools-linux

 

How to turn on speech recognition and dictation in Windows 10

Activating speech recognition in Windows 10 requires a deep dive into configuration settings.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-on-speech-recognition-and-dictation-in-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Manual VirtualBox Guest Additions Installation In Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian And Fedora [How-To]

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/manual-virtualbox-guest-additions.html

 

Ransomware Attack Via MSP Locks Customers Out of Systems

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/ransomware-attack-via-msp-locks-customers-out-of-systems/d/d-id/1333825

 

NYPD asks Google to scrap Waze's DUI checkpoints

The NYPD says the feature only 'serves to aid impaired drivers to evade checkpoints.'

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/nypd-google-waze-dui-checkpoints/

 

Find out if your domain has an evil twin with the Domain Doppelgänger tool

https://www.knowbe4.com/domain-doppelganger

 

Corsair Launches $3,000 192GB RAM Kit Clocked at 4GHz (wow, amount of memory and cost)

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/285696-corsair-launches-192gb-ram-kit-clocked-at-4ghz

 

How to Check When Your Windows 10 Build is Expiring

https://www.howtogeek.com/396873/how-to-check-when-your-windows-10-build-is-expiring/

 

Google Chrome to Start Blocking Intrusive Ads Worldwide

Google first launched this feature in February 2018 in North America and Europe. The filter, which is going global in July, removes only the most intrusive, annoying types of ads that violate the Coalition for Better Ads' standards.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365907/google-chrome-to-start-blocking-intrusive-ads-worldwide?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

3 DIY apps to diagnose and treat Android phone problems

https://www.komando.com/tips/535921/3-diy-apps-to-diagnose-and-treat-android-phone-problems

 

The 12 Best Linux Desktop Environments

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-desktop-environments/

 

Find My iPhone Feature Finds Computer After It’s Erased and Sold

https://www.maketecheasier.com/find-my-iphone-finds-computer-after-sold/

 

Reset Your Mac's Printing System to Fix OS X Printer Problems

If you can't add or use a printer, try resetting the printing system.

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-printing-system-to-fix-os-x-printer-problems-2259970

 

How to get battery full alerts in Chrome

https://www.addictivetips.com/web/battery-full-alerts-in-chrome/

 

Open source project aims to make Ubuntu usable on Arm-powered Windows laptops

The first steps toward Linux on Qualcomm-powered laptops from HP, Asus, and Lenovo could make for a higher-performing experience than Windows 10.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-source-project-aims-to-make-ubuntu-usable-on-arm-powered-windows-laptops/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

SparkleShare: Dropbox-Like Sync Client Powered By Git

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/sparkleshare-dropbox-like-sync-client.html

 

Abusing Bias Part One: Infrastructure

https://posts.specterops.io/abusing-bias-part-one-infrastructure-e0ea74652b6e?gi=3c2a16163a9b

 

Samsung's next wireless earbuds could charge on the Galaxy S10

The Galaxy Buds might never need to plug in.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/06/samsung-galaxy-buds-leak/

 

[Fix] Windows 10 Action Center Not Showing Notifications

https://www.askvg.com/fix-windows-10-action-center-not-showing-notifications/

 

3 ways to make your Chromebook more secure

Let's be careful out there.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/3-ways-to-make-your-chromebook-more-secure/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=24517121770382889749582891783992&i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=22

 

Amazon’s New Part Finder Tool Helps You Upgrade Your PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/amazons-new-part-finder-tool-helps-you-upgrade-your-pc/

 

11M iPhone Owners Bought Apple's $29 Battery

If 11 million iPhone owners had their battery replaced instead of spending $1,000 on a new iPhone, that's $11 billion Apple lost in iPhone sales this year. No wonder the earnings forecast got revised down.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365986/11m-iphone-owners-bought-apples-29-battery?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Use *77 on your home phone to stop robocallers right in their tracks

https://www.komando.com/tips/538699/use-77-to-stop-robocallers-right-in-their-tracks

 

How to Multitask Like a Pro on Chromebooks: 8 Tips and Tricks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chromebook-multitask-tips/

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Sun 1541 02/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus: 2019 release date, price, specs and latest news and rumours

https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-galaxy-s10-s10-plus-104554603.html

 

Windows 10 20H1 Builds Changelog (things coming up for Spring 2020 upgrade)

https://www.askvg.com/windows-10-20h1-builds-changelog/

 

How to Fix Broken Packages in Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-broken-packages-ubuntu/

 

How to Use the DIR Command in Windows

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

 

fx_cast Adds Chromecast Support To Firefox

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/fxcast-adds-chromecast-support-to.html

 

How to search for open tabs on the New Tab Page of Chrome OS

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/how-to-search-for-open-tabs-on-the-new-tab-page-of-chrome-os/

 

How to Reset Your Mac's PRAM or NVRAM (Parameter RAM)

Resetting Your Mac's Parameter RAM Can Fix Many Woes

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-reset-mac-pram-or-nvram-2260839

 

How to create next-level smartphone photography with lens attachments

Adding a lens attachment opens up a new world of smartphone photography for beginners and seasoned content creators.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-next-level-smartphone-photography-with-lens-attachments/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

4 Errors Solved – System Restore Did Not Complete Successfully

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/system-restore-did-not-complete-successfully.html

 

Apple Releases iOS Patch to Fix Major FaceTime Privacy Bug

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/199207/apple-releases-ios-patch-to-fix-major-facetime-privacy-bug?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_MInEoOA3Wp3baZhr3iu6bMptYX7rmiGgZn7213f6q3w_TTuQhp_HfNE9Ug8bRwDozcHa8CYuDZp47KoSUGYvdy5Fn5w&_hsmi=69731373

 

Mark Shuttleworth reveals Ubuntu 18.04 will get a 10-year support lifespan

Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth talks about Ubuntu, OpenStack, competition with Red Hat, and Canonical's forthcoming IPO.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/mark-shuttleworth-reveals-ubuntu-18-04-will-get-a-10-year-support-lifespan/

 

6 Tips for Using OneNote as Your To-Do List

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/x-ways-super-charge-list-onenote/

 

The 10 best deals in Best Buy’s big Presidents Day sale

https://bgr.com/2019/02/15/best-buy-presidents-day-sale-top-10-deals/

 

IGTV is coming to your Instagram feed whether you like it or not

"Literally nobody asked for this."

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/instagram-IGTV-preview-in-your-feed/

 

Hey Google, Can KitchenAid's Smart Display Teach Me How to Cook?

Most smart displays can't handle soiled or wet hands. KitchenAid is about to fix that with a Google Assistant-enhanced, water-resistant device that could be the home chef's best friend.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365870/hey-google-can-kitchenaids-smart-display-teach-me-how-to-c?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Best online DIY tax software to use in 2019

https://www.komando.com/tips/535435/best-online-tax-software-to-use

 

Use your Chromebook keyboard

Your Chromebook keyboard works just like a regular keyboard, with a few differences.

https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/1047364?hl=en&ref_topic=3406191

 

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

(looks interesting, could be used for a large family spreadout when they can't get together.  Avail. on Android, iOS, Win 7 and higher, and macOS 10.9 or higher.)

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

 

Chromebooks Are Getting Local File Sharing Support

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/chromebooks-are-getting-local-file-sharing-support/

 

Wine 4.0 Released With Vulkan Support, Initial Direct3D 12 Support, CSMT Enabled By Default

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/wine-40-released-with-vulkan-support.html

 

Android Messages for web works great on a Chromebook

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/android-messages-for-web-works-great-on-a-chromebook/

 

Repair Your Mac's Drives With Disk Utility's First Aid

OS X El Capitan Changed How Disk Utility’s First Aid Works

https://www.lifewire.com/repair-mac-drives-with-disk-utility-first-aid-4038562

 

Did AT&T trick your business into paying for fake 5G? Sprint lawsuit says yes

Sprint is suing AT&T over use of "5G E" to characterize industry standard LTE Advanced technology, as their market research finds AT&T's marketing ploy confuses subscribers.https://www.techrepublic.com/article/did-at-t-trick-your-business-into-paying-for-fake-5g-sprint-lawsuit-says-yes/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Ways to Error Windows Could Not Complete the Installation

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/windows-could-not-complete-the-installation.html

 

Netflix Gets Smarter About Downloads on iOS

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/199217/netflix-gets-smarter-about-downloads-on-ios?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_MInEoOA3Wp3baZhr3iu6bMptYX7rmiGgZn7213f6q3w_TTuQhp_HfNE9Ug8bRwDozcHa8CYuDZp47KoSUGYvdy5Fn5w&_hsmi=69731373

 

Supercomputers: All Linux, all the time

The latest TOP500 Supercomputer list is out. What's not surprising is that Linux runs on every last one of the world's fastest supercomputers. What is surprising is that GPUs, not CPUs, now power most of supercomputers' speed.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/supercomputers-all-linux-all-the-time/

 

Hulu Is Getting Cheaper… for Some People

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/hulu-getting-cheaper-some-people/

 

How is it even possible that iPads are still on Amazon for as little as $249?

https://bgr.com/2019/02/14/apple-ipad-sale-on-amazon-latest-model-discount/

 

Arcimoto starts taking orders for its three-wheeled EV

The first version costs $19,900, a far cry from Arcimoto's $11,900 target.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/arcimoto-fuv-evergreen-edition-orders-open/

 

Look Out, Surface Studio: Hands On With Lenovo's Yoga A940 AIO

Lenovo's A940 is like no other all-in-one the company—or anyone else—has produced. With a host of nifty conveniences to please creative pros, this is one of the most buzzworthy AIOs of this or any CES.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365707/look-out-surface-studio-hands-on-with-lenovo-s-yoga-a940-aio?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Best apps for managing your TV binge watching

https://www.komando.com/tips/541117/best-apps-for-managing-your-tv-binge-watching

 

The Best Open-Source Software to Try in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-open-source-software/

 

How to Change the Ruler Measurement Unit in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/365153/how-to-change-the-ruler-measurement-unit-in-microsoft-word/

 

Ubuntu Testing Chromium Snap With VAAPI (Hardware-Accelerated Video Decoding) Support

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/ubuntu-testing-chromium-snap-with-vaapi.html

 

How to check the battery health of a Chromebook

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/how-to/how-to-check-the-battery-health-of-a-chromebook/

 

Tips to Manage MacBook Battery Life

Extend Your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Battery Performance

https://www.lifewire.com/manage-macbook-battery-life-2260701

 

Longest DDoS attack since 2015 lasts 329 hours

While the number of DDoS attacks have declined, they have become much more sophisticated, according to a Kaspersky Lab report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/longest-ddos-attack-since-2015-lasts-329-hours/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Can’t Install Windows 7 on Dynamic Disk? Here Is a Fix!

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmanager/can-i-install-windows-7-on-dynamic-disk.html

 

HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 First Impressions

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/199329/hp-elitebook-x360-1040-g5-first-impressions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--_4oNUrS991SqrdroprQEmAnuBxYQEueLhs98bbMqn2s7XZJJPkBzrALFSHXNgXiTU1zoZNccZ1fws_wmPH7j2y-adPQ&_hsmi=69778128

 

How to Fix: TP-Link Storage Sharing Not Working

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10501/how-fix-tp-link-storage-sharing-not-working

 

The 10 Best Kodi Add-Ons to Watch IPTV

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

 

Massive leak reveals key details about Apple’s 2019 iPhone lineup

https://bgr.com/2019/02/18/iphone-11-specs-battery-face-id-new-camera/

 

With the Moto G7 family, Motorola has a midrange phone for everyone

But is there such a thing as too much variety?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/motorola-moto-g7-power-play-hands-on/

 

At Last, Haptic Touchpads Enter the Windows World

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365868/at-last-haptic-touchpads-enter-the-windows-world?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

7 ways to stop robocalls now

https://www.komando.com/columns/540682/7-ways-to-stop-robocalls-now

 

Find apps for your Chromebook

https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/1056325?hl=en&ref_topic=3406191

 

Useful Tips to Make YouTube Safer for Your Kids

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-youtube-safe-for-kids/

 

HTTPS Is Almost Everywhere. So Why Isn’t the Internet Secure Now?

https://www.howtogeek.com/397043/https-is-almost-everywhere.-so-why-isnt-the-internet-secure-now/

 

Easily Set CPU Governor (Performance / Powersave) And Monitor CPU Frequency In Gnome Shell With CPUFREQ Extension

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/01/easily-set-cpu-governor-performance.html

 

Need a task manager that integrates with Gmail on your Chromebook? Try Any.do

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/chromebook-task-manager-gmail-anydo/

 

How to Eject CDs or DVDs From Your Mac

4 ways to eject a CD/DVD in an emergency

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-eject-cds-or-dvds-from-mac-2260924

 

iPhone snooping: Apple cracks down on apps that secretly record taps, keystrokes

iOS app developers have been capturing how users interact with screens without gaining user consent.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/iphone-snooping-apple-cracks-down-on-apps-that-secretly-record-taps-keystrokes/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Convert MBR to GPT without Data Loss in Windows 7/8/10

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmanager/convert-mbr-to-gpt-without-data-loss-windows-7.html

 

Here are the Best Improvements in Windows 10 Version 1903

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/199366/here-are-the-best-improvements-in-windows-10-version-1903?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--_4oNUrS991SqrdroprQEmAnuBxYQEueLhs98bbMqn2s7XZJJPkBzrALFSHXNgXiTU1zoZNccZ1fws_wmPH7j2y-adPQ&_hsmi=69778128

 

New Google On-the-fly Encryption Ultra Fast, Secure

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10502/new-google-fly-encryption-ultra-fast-secure

 

Which Upgrades Will Improve Your PC Performance the Most?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/upgrades-will-improve-pc-performance/

 

3 journaling applications for the Linux desktop

Record your activities with a lightweight, flexible digital diary tool.

https://opensource.com/article/18/6/linux-journaling-applications

 

Carriers were selling your location data to bounty hunters for years

A new investigation reveals the problem wasn't just an isolated incident.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/07/carriers-were-selling-your-location-data-to-bounty-hunters-for-y/

 

Comcast Is Using AI to Protect Your Gadgets From Hackers

The $5.99 monthly xFi Advanced Security service 'automatically protects' any device connected to your home internet via the Xfinity Advanced Gateway, Comcast said. It uses AI and machine-learning technology to monitor Wi-Fi traffic, and blocks suspicious activity in real time.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365837/comcast-is-using-ai-to-protect-your-gadgets-from-hackers?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Free alternative to Photoshop

https://www.komando.com/downloads/578/free-alternative-to-photoshop

 

How to Use the Android Clipboard and Make It Better

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-android-clipboard/

 

Here's why Apple is cutting iPhone prices in China

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/18/heres-why-apple-is-cutting-iphone-prices-in-china.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

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