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Sat 03/09/2019 1561
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Tue 03/05/2019 1557
Mon 03/04/2019 1556
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Sat 1561 03/09/2019

Google warns everyone to update their Chrome browser right now

https://news.yahoo.com/google-warns-everyone-chrome-browser-150111931.html

 

Have an older iPhone model? All you need is this $17 case to add wireless charging

https://bgr.com/2019/03/09/have-an-older-iphone-model-all-you-need-is-this-17-case-to-add-wireless-charging/

 

Samsung's Early Galaxy S10 Success Bodes Poorly for Apple

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-apos-early-galaxy-s10-141900233.html

 

Can Smart Thermostats Ruin Your Furnace?

https://www.howtogeek.com/405478/can-smart-thermostats-ruin-your-furnace/

 

Firefox 67 to display breach alerts

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/18/firefox-67-to-display-breach-alerts/

 

How to Fix the Windows 10 Screen Flashing Problem

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-windows-10-screen-flashing-problem/

 

The 12 Best Free Chromecast Apps For Android in 2019

Stream photos, music, live TV, and more to another screen

https://www.lifewire.com/best-free-chromecast-apps-for-android-4584319

 

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10 version 1903, April 2019 Update

If after installing the Windows 10 April 2019 Update you're experiencing Wi-Fi issues, then use these four solutions to fix the problem to get back online.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-10-1903-april-2019-update/

 

Trustworthy Email (NIST)

https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-177r1.pdf

 

Microsoft Is Open Sourcing…Windows Calculator

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/201949/microsoft-is-open-sourcing-windows-calculator?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8sqrjLlhEOVhKiA59Liq4_VKlHJ0ItNKumq3KYWG8ozcWT-tkBbIJZnbo7uabAiy0gqtREIpPQS3D8-uiWHTMP9knHbA&_hsmi=70572153

 

Comcast set mobile pins to “0000,” helping attackers steal phone numbers

Xfinity Mobile deploys fix after weak PIN system fueled number-porting attacks.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/03/a-comcast-security-flub-helped-attackers-steal-mobile-phone-numbers/

 

Get ready for the age of sensor panic

Cameras, microphones and other sensors are showing up everywhere. And this is just the beginning.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3342629/get-ready-for-the-age-of-sensor-panic.html

 

Confused by USB names? Get used to it as USB 3.1 becomes 3.2

The group behind the technology is trying to simplify labels, though.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/confused-by-usb-names-get-used-to-it-as-usb-3-1-becomes-3-2/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

How to Turn Off Outgoing Message Sound on Your iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/turn-off-outgoing-messages-sound-iphone/

 

Self-lacing shoes and wearable tech that will change your life

https://www.komando.com/tips/544291/self-lacing-shoes-and-more-wearable-tech-will-change-your-life

 

How to Do a Reverse Image Search From Your Phone

Google's reverse image search is a breeze on a desktop, but what about when you're on a mobile device? Google, Bing, and others have options.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/338339/how-to-do-a-reverse-image-search-from-your-phone?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

This Is Why 5G Is A ‘Linchpin Technology’

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/why-5g-linchpin-technology-192321075.html

 

Samsung is Bloating Everything with McAfee—Even Smart TVs

https://www.howtogeek.com/406177/samsung-is-bloating-everything-with-mcafee%E2%80%94even-smart-tvs/

 

Mozilla working on Firefox Picture in Picture mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/18/mozilla-working-on-firefox-picture-in-picture-mode/

 

10 Essential Tips to Help You Record Better Audio

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-tips-record-better-audio/

 

How to Connect an iPad to a Projector

Use your iPad as a projector for presentations and movies

https://www.lifewire.com/connect-ipad-to-projector-4580611

 

How to add file ownership to Windows 10 Explorer with a registry edit

Create a quick and efficient way to change file ownership by editing the Windows 10 Registry file.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-file-ownership-to-windows-10-explorer-with-a-registry-edit/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

New Attacks Show Signed PDF Documents Cannot Be Trusted

https://www.securityweek.com/new-attacks-show-signed-pdf-documents-cannot-be-trusted

 

Facebook Announces Major Privacy-Focused Transformation

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/social/201957/facebook-announces-major-privacy-focused-transformation?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8sqrjLlhEOVhKiA59Liq4_VKlHJ0ItNKumq3KYWG8ozcWT-tkBbIJZnbo7uabAiy0gqtREIpPQS3D8-uiWHTMP9knHbA&_hsmi=70572153

 

New Facebook Phishing Scam is So Good It Will Fool Even You

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-facebook-phishing-scam-is-so-good-it-will-fool-even-you

 

Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Get to know the key features in Microsoft Excel 2016 and Excel 2019 for Windows.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3193992/excel-2016-and-2019-cheat-sheet.html

 

Facebook says you'll get a clear-history tool later this year

The feature will reportedly make it harder for Facebook to use data collected by third parties.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/facebook-says-youll-get-clear-history-tool-later-this-year/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

10 of the Best Google Slides Add-ons to Create An Impressive Presentation

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-google-slides-addons/

 

5 clever ways to use an Echo Dot

https://www.komando.com/tips/542170/5-clever-ways-to-use-an-echo-dot

 

Why We Can't Stop Using Our Phones While We Watch TV

When is the last time you sat down to watch a TV show and didn't look at another screen once? Nielsen's latest Total Audience Report breaks down our second-screen habits.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366109/why-we-cant-stop-using-our-phones-while-we-watch-tv?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

Apple's next 'cheap' iPad might not kill beloved features like Touch ID and the headphone jack

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apples-next-cheap-ipad-might-190403015.html

 

The Best Chrome Extensions for Making Gmail Better

https://www.howtogeek.com/402035/the-best-chrome-extensions-for-making-gmail-better/

 

SmartAdblock updated: memory optimizations and custom filter support

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/14/smartadblock-updated-memory-optimizations-and-custom-filter-support/

 

The Best Dark Web Browser for Your Device

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dark-web-browser/

 

How to Send a Video Through Email

Use the cloud to share videos too large to attach to emails

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-send-videos-through-email-4582875

 

How to password protect the GRUB boot loader in Ubuntu

Password protecting the GRUB boot loader protects against unwanted rebooting and logging into your system, and stops unwanted users from gaining access to single user mode.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-password-protect-the-grub-boot-loader-in-ubuntu/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Enterprises are blind to over half of malware sent to their employees

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/03/01/2019-cloud-security-insights-threat-report/

 

Google Assistant’s Duplex Feature Expands to More States in the U.S.

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/201959/google-assistants-duplex-feature-expands-to-more-states-in-the-u-s?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8sqrjLlhEOVhKiA59Liq4_VKlHJ0ItNKumq3KYWG8ozcWT-tkBbIJZnbo7uabAiy0gqtREIpPQS3D8-uiWHTMP9knHbA&_hsmi=70572153

 

Deep Learning vs. Machine Learning: A Simple Explanation

What is the difference between Deep learning vs Machine Learning? How they are similar or different from each other? How they beneficial for business? Let’s find out!

https://hackernoon.com/deep-learning-vs-machine-learning-a-simple-explanation-47405b3eef08?gi=cc7b7f4be3c0

 

The Best File Synchronization Software – MiniTool ShadowMaker

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/file-sync-software.html

 

How to Switch User in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/128156-switch-user-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Turn Your Old Router into a Repeater

https://www.maketecheasier.com/turn-old-router-into-repeater/

 

Where to mount your TV - and where not to

https://www.komando.com/tips/548065/where-to-mount-your-tv-and-where-not-to

 

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/article/297758/ssd-vs-hdd-whats-the-difference?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

Friday Apple Rumors: AR Glasses Will Reportedly Launch in 2020

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/friday-apple-rumors-ar-glasses-184426079.html

 

Wi-Fi Cams Do More Than Just Record Video

https://www.howtogeek.com/405950/wi-fi-cams-do-more-than-just-record-video/

 

Firefox Extensions to use different storage type in Firefox 66

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/16/firefox-extensions-to-use-different-storage-type-in-firefox-66/

 

Experian Dark Web Scan, Tidy Twitter With KonMari, and Free Online College Courses

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/experian-dark-web-scan-tidy-twitter-konmari-free-online-college-courses/

 

How to Wipe a Hard Drive

Wipe a computer hard drive clean with these steps

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-wipe-a-hard-drive-2624527

 

Google Assistant will soon be more conversational on smart displays

It will let you ask the AI follow-up questions without saying "Hey Google" over and over.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/08/google-assistant-continued-conversation-smart-display/?yptr=yahoo

 

The hacker's paradise: Social networks net criminals $3bn a year in illicit profits

The reach, draw, and popularity of social networks is becoming big business for fraudsters.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/social-media-becomes-hacker-paradise-3bn-earned-a-year-in-illicit-profits/

 

Sonos Quietly Revs Its Sonos One Smart Speaker

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/201963/sonos-quietly-revs-its-sonos-one-smart-speaker?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8sqrjLlhEOVhKiA59Liq4_VKlHJ0ItNKumq3KYWG8ozcWT-tkBbIJZnbo7uabAiy0gqtREIpPQS3D8-uiWHTMP9knHbA&_hsmi=70572153

 

Flaws in 4G and 5G can lead to spying on location and calls, researchers find

Hackers could also send fake alerts

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/25/18239965/4g-5g-security-flaws-spying-hack-eavesdrop-fake-alert

 

How to Use SyncToy Windows 10 for File Sync? Here Are Details!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/synctoy-windows-10.html

 

How to Set Default User for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/128152-set-default-user-windows-subsystem-linux-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

How Do You Handle Security in Your Smart Devices?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/security-smart-devices/

 

Cyberwar: Hackers steal data from fraudsters who tricked subscribers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/552487/cyberwar-hackers-stealing-data-from-fraudsters-who-tricked-subscribers

 

How to Download YouTube Videos

Hours of footage is uploaded to YouTube every single second. What if you want to download it? In some circles, that's considered a big no-no, but you have your reasons, right? Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/331905/how-to-download-youtube-videos?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

T-Mobile’s latest pitch for Sprint merger: Taking on cable internet and TV

https://news.yahoo.com/t-mobile-latest-pitch-sprint-231516260.html

 

How to Enlarge Hard Disk for Virtual Machine Easily and Safely

https://www.partitionwizard.com/resizepartition/how-to-enlarge-hard-disk-virtual-machine.html

 

A $20,000 iPhone and $2,000 USB cable are all you need to hack iOS

https://bgr.com/2019/03/08/iphone-hack-what-dev-fused-iphones-are-and-why-theyre-important/

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12 Google Calendar Tricks You're Probably Not Using

Can your calendar keep up with your busy schedule? These Google Calendar tips will help you and your team stay organized.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/333566/12-google-calendar-tricks-you-re-probably-not-using?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

How to Fix “No Internet, Secured” Message on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-no-internet-secured-message-windows10/

 

Troubleshooting Home Network Router Problems

Guidelines to follow

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-home-network-router-problems-817742

 

Amazon Launches Its Own Live Shopping Channel

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/amazon-live-shopping-channel/

 

How Windows Sandbox config files work

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/22/how-windows-sandbox-config-files-work/

 

How to choose a TV antenna

Attention cord cutters: This in-depth guide to HDTV antenna tech will help you find just the right model for tuning in free over-the-air broadcasts.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3214772/which-tv-antenna-should-i-buy.html?utm_date=20190309034651

 

FIELDS OF FLOWERS THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/fields-flowers-theme-windows-10-download/

 

USB4 marries Thunderbolt 3 for faster speeds and smarter transfers

Intel gave the Thunderbolt 3 protocols to the USB Promoter Group, so USB4 offers the same speeds and features, plus backward compatibility.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/usb4-marries-thunderbolt-3-for-faster-speeds-and-smarter-transfers/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Fake Jobs: Campaigns Delivering More_eggs Backdoor via Fake Job Offers

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/fake-jobs-campaigns-delivering-moreeggs-backdoor-fake-job-offers

 

Xbox One S “All Digital Edition” Expected in April

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/201723/xbox-one-s-all-digital-edition-expected-in-april?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ynb4kH3Xmm2xb_YTad-KtvcbxIfdJvzw9ZBNbMWi4zUXoC9z0rueWx61-_aIbVigZwSnzESWry5NK2HheB6MdMjJlLg&_hsmi=70524326

 

What Is a Monitor’s Response Time, and Why Does It Matter?

https://www.howtogeek.com/405903/what-is-a-monitors-response-time-and-why-does-it-matter/

 

[Scam Of The Week] Robocall scams surge to 85 billion globally

https://blog.knowbe4.com/scam-of-the-week-robocall-scams-surge-to-85-billion-globally

 

Start your own podcast - here's how

https://www.komando.com/tips/548416/start-your-own-podcast-heres-how

 

How to Use Apple Handoff

Start a task on one Apple gadget—Mac, iOS, or Apple Watch—and pick up on another. Here’s how to use Apple Handoff to continue tasks between devices.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365681/how-to-use-apple-handoff?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

Digital Nudges: Technologies that Help Us to Make Improved Decisions and Build Better Habits

https://www.maketecheasier.com/digital-nudges-technologies-build-better-habits/

 

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

 

Raspberry Pi 3 Can Now Run Windows 10 ARM

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-3-can-now-run-windows-10-arm/

 

WinRAR has a critical security bug: here is the fix

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/21/winrar-has-a-critical-security-bug-here-is-the-fix/

 

Folding phones aren't ready and 5G isn't here yet

And they won't be viable anytime soon, so don't believe the Mobile World Congress hype.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3342962/mwc-2019-folding-5g-future.html?utm_date=20190309034802

 

MICROSOFT’S CALCULATOR APP NOW AN OPEN-SOURCE PROJECT ON GITHUB

You can now contribute to build a better calculator experience on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-calculator-open-source-github/

 

A rare look at the meltdown inside Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

The cleanup will take decades in places humans can't go. Robots will instead.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/inside-fukushima-daiichi-nuclear-power-station-nuclear-reactor-meltdown/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Don’t Take the Bait! How to Steer Clear of Tax Time Scams

https://securingtomorrow.mcafee.com/consumer/family-safety/dont-take-the-bait-how-to-steer-clear-of-tax-time-scams/

 

Samsung Working on Two Other Foldable Phone Designs

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/201881/samsung-working-on-two-other-foldable-phone-designs?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ynb4kH3Xmm2xb_YTad-KtvcbxIfdJvzw9ZBNbMWi4zUXoC9z0rueWx61-_aIbVigZwSnzESWry5NK2HheB6MdMjJlLg&_hsmi=70524326

 

What Is Wireless HDMI and Should You Use It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/405463/what-is-wireless-hdmi-and-should-you-use-it/

 

[Heads-up] 40 Percent Of Malicious URLs Found On Good Domains. YIKES!

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-40-percent-of-malicious-urls-found-on-good-domains.-yikes

 

What is Google Fi, and should you use it for cellphone service?

https://www.komando.com/tips/545077/what-is-google-fi-and-is-it-right-for-you

 

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=6

 

11 Android TV Apps to Supercharge Your TV-Watching Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-tv-apps/

 

Tips for Troubleshooting Windows File and Printer Sharing

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-windows-file-sharing-818241

 

The 3 Best Apps to Catch Snoops Who Try to Unlock Your Phone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/want-know-who-is-trying-unlock-phone-catch-them/

 

AskAdmin: block program executions on Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/20/askadmin-block-program-executions-on-windows/

 

Google warns everyone to update their Chrome browser right now

https://bgr.com/2019/03/08/google-chrome-zero-day-vulnerability-update-now/

 

Microsoft starts its 'phased rollout' of Win10 1809, now controlled by a next-generation machine-learning model

It’s official. In the mind-bending (and internally inconsistent) quagmire that has become Windows updating terminology, Win10 version 1809 is now in 'phased rollout' but not yet in 'Semi-Annual Channel (not Targeted).' If you don’t want Win10 1809, get your machine locked down.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3332932/microsoft-starts-its-phased-rollout-of-win10-1809-now-controlled-by-a-next-generation-machine-learn.html

 

List of Shortcuts to Directly Open Pages in Settings in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/78214-settings-pages-list-uri-shortcuts-windows-10-a.html

 

Hacked Russian documents explained

'Hacktivists' have targeted Russia, leaking tens of thousands of emails and documents. Here's what you need to know.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/dark-side-kremlin-hacked-russian-documents-explained-190224223153797.html

 

Pocket Casts 7 is Now Available on Android

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/201886/pocket-casts-7-is-now-available-on-android?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ynb4kH3Xmm2xb_YTad-KtvcbxIfdJvzw9ZBNbMWi4zUXoC9z0rueWx61-_aIbVigZwSnzESWry5NK2HheB6MdMjJlLg&_hsmi=70524326

 

What Are USB Gen 1, Gen 2, and Gen 2×2?

https://www.howtogeek.com/406199/what-are-usb-gen-1-gen-2-and-gen-2x2/

 

Phisher Announces More Attacks Against Hedge Funds and Financial Firms

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phisher-announces-more-attacks-against-hedge-funds-and-financial-firms/

 

This one trick will make your iPhone run faster

https://www.komando.com/tips/545173/this-one-trick-will-make-your-iphone-run-faster

 

35 Years Later: What PCMag First Thought of the Mac

PCMag has been watching the Mac since its very beginning. Surprised? You shouldn't be. Check out how we judged it in the 1980s.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366159/35-years-later-what-pcmag-first-thought-of-the-mac?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

15 Tar Commands You Should Try in Linux

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

 

Linksys TFTP Client for Router Firmware Upgrades

Where to Download the Linksys TFTP Client

https://www.lifewire.com/linksys-tftp-client-for-router-firmware-3971325

 

The 5 Best Apps for a Temporary Burner Phone Number

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-apps-getting-temporary-burner-phone-number/

 

Microsoft releases Web Activities extension for Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/19/microsoft-releases-web-activities-extension-for-chrome/

 

SanDisk’s lightning-fast portable SSDs are down to their lowest prices

https://bgr.com/2019/03/07/sandisk-portable-ssd-sale-on-amazon/

 

What is Project Treble? The Android upgrade fix explained

Google's Project Treble promised to pave the way for faster Android upgrades — so what exactly is it? And how well is it working?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3306443/what-is-project-treble-android-upgrade-fix-explained.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Core Isolation Memory Integrity in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/104025-turn-off-core-isolation-memory-integrity-windows-10-a.html

 

[Tip] Use Windows Update Troubleshooter to Fix All Problems

https://www.askvg.com/tip-use-windows-update-troubleshooter-to-fix-all-problems/

 

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Review

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/201891/huawei-mate-20-pro-review?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ynb4kH3Xmm2xb_YTad-KtvcbxIfdJvzw9ZBNbMWi4zUXoC9z0rueWx61-_aIbVigZwSnzESWry5NK2HheB6MdMjJlLg&_hsmi=70524326

 

What Are NVMe Drives, and Should You Buy One?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404627/what-are-nvme-drives-and-should-you-buy-one/

 

Are Law Firms Wising Up To Conveyancing Scams?

https://www.todaysconveyancer.co.uk/main-news/law-firms-wising-up-conveyancing-scams/

 

7 best home inventory apps to sort out your stuff

https://www.komando.com/tips/544297/7-best-home-inventory-apps-to-sort-out-your-stuff

 

LG's First 5G Phone Includes Vapor Chamber to Prevent Overheating

The chamber covers a good chunk of the phone's interior to help keep the major components inside cool. LG will show off the 5G device next month at Mobile World Congress.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366169/lgs-first-5g-phone-includes-vapor-chamber-to-prevent-overhe?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

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Thur 1559 03/07/2019

USB 4 Will Bring Thunderbolt Speeds for Less Money

https://www.howtogeek.com/406702/usb-4-will-bring-thunderbolt-speeds-for-less-money/

 

MarioNET attack lets hackers control your browser, even after you leave the attack page

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/26/marionet-attack-lets-hackers-control-your-browser-even-after-you-leave-the-attack-page/

 

The 11 Best Android Apps to Install on a Chromebook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-android-apps-chromebooks/

 

How to Tell If an Android App Is Trustworthy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/tell-if-android-app-is-trustworthy/

 

Reasons Wi-Fi Connections Drop

Solutions to dropped or lost Wi-Fi connections

https://www.lifewire.com/reasons-why-wifi-connections-drop-818210

 

Goodbye passwords? WebAuthn is now an official web standard

Another nail in the password coffin.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/goodbye-passwords-webauthn-is-now-an-official-web-standard/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0y&i10c.dv=2

 

SanDisk’s lightning-fast portable SSDs are down to their lowest prices

https://bgr.com/2019/03/07/sandisk-portable-ssd-sale-on-amazon/

 

Google warns users to immediately update Chrome browser after critical bug discovered

https://news.yahoo.com/google-warns-users-immediately-chrome-060000982.html

 

How to check if Windows 10 version 1903, April 2019 Update, is installed on your PC

April 2019 Update, version 1903, is the next major refresh of Windows 10, but is it already installed on your PC? Here's how to find out.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-windows-10-1903-april-2019-update-installed/

 

New non-security Win10 patches fix numerous bugs, but where’s version 1809?

On Tuesday, Microsoft released cumulative updates for Win10 versions 1803, 1709, 1703 and 1607 that address all of the acknowledged bugs (there were many) in those versions of Windoews 10. Usual Seeker of Queensbury rules apply: You only get them if you click Check for Updates. But where’s the fix for Win10 1809?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3342416/new-non-security-win10-patches-fix-numerous-bugs-but-wheres-version-1809.html

 

Building GPUs Out of Entire Wafers Could Turbocharge Performance, Efficiency

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/286073-building-gpus-out-of-entire-wafers-could-turbocharge-performance-efficiency

 

Microsoft Updates Android Browser with Picture-in-Picture Mode

While the desktop version of Microsoft Edge is getting a major overhaul, with Microsoft migrating from EdgeHTML to Chromium, the mobile siblings stick with their current engines and keep receiving improvements every once in a while.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-updates-android-browser-with-picture-in-picture-mode-525127.shtml

 

12 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Apple AirPods

These helpful tips and tricks can help you control and customize your Apple AirPods to manage playback, preserve the battery, find them if they’re lost, and a lot more.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365718/12-tips-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-apple-airpods?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

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

 

How to Automatically Size Pictures in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/402335/how-to-automatically-size-pictures-in-powerpoint/

 

microSD Express format and 1TB microSD cards incoming

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/25/microsd-express-format-and-1tb-microsd-cards-incoming/

 

Auto-Vox X1 Dual Dash Camera Won’t Miss a Thing (Review and Giveaway!)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/auto-vox-x1-dual-dash-camera/

 

How to Convert PowerPoint Slides to Mac Keynote Presentation

https://www.maketecheasier.com/convert-powerpoint-slides-to-keynote-mac/

 

Can't Connect to the Internet? Try These Tips

Finding and fixing internet connection problems

https://www.lifewire.com/cant-connect-to-the-internet-try-this-817794

 

Microsoft rolls out Excel tool that turns phone pics into spreadsheets

Android users should start to see the feature in their Excel apps.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/microsoft-rolls-out-excel-tool-that-turns-phone-pics-into-spreadsheets/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 concept brought to life in stunning 3D renders

https://bgr.com/2019/03/06/samsung-galaxy-note-10-images-renders-quad-camera/

 

Fitbit launches lower-cost fitness devices to combat Samsung, Apple

https://news.yahoo.com/fitbit-launches-lower-cost-fitness-devices-combat-samsung-141044938--finance.html

 

Microsoft: Watch out for zero days; deferred patches, not so much

Yesterday’s Blue Hat IL presentation from MSRC shows that, in 2017-18, the threat from zero days far exceeds the threat of delaying patches by 30 days. Moreover, the vast majority of zero days are used in targeted attacks, not in public attacks.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3339537/microsoft-watch-out-for-zero-days-deferred-patches-not-so-much.html

 

The Equifax Breach Might Have Been a Foreign Intelligence Operation

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/285827-the-equifax-breach-might-have-been-a-foreign-intelligence-operation

 

The Microsoft Loves Chromium Effect: Chrome to Get Improved Windows 10 Support

Microsoft giving up on EdgeHTML and moving Microsoft Edge to Chromium, the same engine that powers Google Chrome, has substantially changed Google’s perspective over Windows 10.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/the-microsoft-loves-chromium-effect-chrome-to-get-improved-windows-10-support-525125.shtml

 

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=6

 

10 DIY ways to fix your crappy home Wi-Fi

https://www.komando.com/tips/538831/the-complete-guide-to-fixing-your-lousy-wi-fi

 

How to Remap any Controller to Keyboard Keys on Windows and MacOS

https://www.howtogeek.com/404214/how-to-remap-any-controller-to-keyboard-keys-on-windows-and-macos/

 

Windows 10 1903: support for filenames and folders with beginning dot character

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/25/windows-10-1903-support-for-filenames-and-folders-with-beginning-dot-character/

 

What Is Clipper Malware and How Does It Affect Android Users?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-clipper-malware/

 

How to Tighten Up Your Privacy on a Chromebook

https://www.maketecheasier.com/tighten-up-chromebook-privacy/

 

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

 

5 obscure Android features you need to start using

Android is packed with features that are overlooked and under-appreciated. Here are five awesome ones you've probably never even heard of.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3340041/5-obscure-android-features.html

 

Samsung exec defends the controversial Galaxy Fold design no one else seems to like

https://bgr.com/2019/03/07/galaxy-fold-release-date-2019-soon-samsung-defends-design/

 

How to stop your smartphone from tracking your every move, sharing data and sending ads

https://news.yahoo.com/stop-smartphone-tracking-every-move-110002453.html

 

How to Activate Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5705-activate-windows-10-a.html

 

New Mac Malware Uses Steganography to Sneak Into Computers

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/284486-new-mac-malware-uses-steganography-to-sneak-into-computers

 

Updating Windows 10 Is a Nightmare for Home Users, Research Finds

https://news.softpedia.com/news/updating-windows-10-is-a-nightmare-for-home-users-research-finds-525116.shtml

 

The Best Graphics Cards for 2019

Hunting for a new GPU for gaming, multi-display, or something else? Here's everything you need to know to shop the latest Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon video cards with confidence.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/355217/the-best-graphics-cards?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

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

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

 

Why Does Windows 10 Update So Much?

https://www.howtogeek.com/406120/why-does-windows-10-update-so-much/

 

Google Chrome may get a Focus Mode soon

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/25/google-chrome-may-get-a-focus-mode-soon/

 

How to Clean Your Apple Watch Safely and Efficiently in 4 Steps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-apple-watch/

 

Is an eGPU Worth Buying in 2019? Here’s What We Think

https://www.maketecheasier.com/is-egpu-worth-buying/

 

Common Home Network Problems

New home network headaches usually have simple solutions

https://www.lifewire.com/top-home-networking-problems-and-mistakes-817736

 

5 ways to tidy up your Android phone, inspired by Marie Kondo

The cleaning guru's home-tidying tips can work just as well on your phone.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3338559/marie-kondo-tidying-up-your-android-phone.html

 

Online Privacy & Security Guide For Netizens

https://www.allbestvpn.com/absolute-guide-on-online-privacy-and-security/

 

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Will Repair iPhones With Third-Party Batteries

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wednesday-apple-rumors-apple-repair-191047677.html

 

XBOX ONE S ALL-DIGITAL EDITION LIKELY THE NAME FOR DISC-LESS CONSOLE

The rumor has it that the Xbox One without a disc drive could arrive in May, and it'll be called "Xbox One S All-Digital Edition."

https://pureinfotech.com/xbox-one-s-all-digital-edition-disc-less-console-rumor/

 

How to Turn On or Off Snap Windows in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4343-turn-off-snap-windows-windows-10-a.html

 

[Tip] Disable Website Notifications Pop-ups in Chrome, Firefox, Opera

https://www.askvg.com/tip-disable-website-notifications-pop-ups-in-chrome-firefox-opera/

 

Intel SSD Toolbox

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/Intel-Solid-State-Drive-Toolbox.shtml

 

Samsung to Stop Using Plastic Packaging

The switch to environmentally sustainable materials for packaging will start this year and ramp up through 2030 when Samsung expects to be using 500,000 tons of recycled plastic. There's also plans to collect 7.5 million tons of discarded products.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366205/samsung-to-stop-using-plastic-packaging?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

7 ways to stop robocalls now

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

 

What is an APN, and How Do I Change it on my Android Phone?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404803/what-is-an-apn-and-how-do-i-change-it-on-my-android-phone/

 

The Ultimate Parental Guide to Protecting Your Child 

on the Internet

https://vpnvanguard.com/the-ultimate-parental-guide-to-protecting-your-child-on-the-internet/

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Wed 1558 03/06/2019

No More Passwords: 'Keys' to Become New Standard (one headache I see, I have use keys and the are USB type A, but what about type C, microUSB and Lighting with out extra adapters)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10515/no-more-passwords-keys-become-new-standard

 

How to Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-to-run-google-chrome-in-ubuntu/

 

Windows Firewall Control 6.0 is out

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/27/windows-firewall-control-6-0-is-out/

 

ProcessTCPSummary

Find out the processes that employ TCP connections or that are listening to UDP ports using this simple and straightforward application

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

 

If You Plan on Installing a Ton of Smarthome Devices, Skip Wi-Fi

https://www.howtogeek.com/406022/if-you-plan-on-installing-a-ton-of-smarthome-devices-skip-wi-fi/

 

AirDrop Not Working? 5 Tips to Get You Going Again

Fixing AirDrop issues will make sharing easy once again

https://www.lifewire.com/airdrop-troubleshooting-4159797

 

USB 4 announced days after USB 3.2: Here's what you need to know

USB 4 is built on top of Intel's Thunderbolt 3 specification, but isn't expected to be in products until at least 2020. USB 3.2 is intended to bridge the gap, but suffers from terrible naming.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/usb-4-announced-days-after-usb-3-2-heres-what-you-need-to-know/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Intel’s Fundamentally New MESO Architecture Could Arrive in a Few Years

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/286163-intels-fundamentally-new-meso-architecture-could-arrive-in-a-few-years

 

6 AirPod tips and tricks you need to know

https://www.komando.com/tips/536476/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-airpods

 

Zoho Office Suite taps AI to provide a free, powerful alternative to Office 365

Zoho Writer, Sheet, and the new Notebook app all tap into Zoho's Zia intelligence, which adds the sort of context that Microsoft itself has been pushing as a differentiator.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3340233/zoho-office-suite-provides-a-free-powerful-alternative-to-office-365.html

 

The 7 Best Screen Sharing and Remote Access Software

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-easy-screen-sharing-and-remote-access-tools-all-free/

 

Microsoft’s New Chromium-based Edge Browser Revealed in Leaked Screenshots

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/201587/microsofts-new-chromium-based-edge-browser-revealed-in-leaked-screenshots?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_QX-XU_pBERpNZ9TpOOS7u2n27LG1OSsfNn1Dz5PzyHjuWWa3JhCcf4w0yg7Fl544o_6G_T-6tzbOuhTyJwRtTop-WfQ&_hsmi=70482207

 

Thunderclap Vulnerabilities Allow Attacks Using Thunderbolt Peripherals

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/thunderclap-vulnerabilities-allow-attacks-using-thunderbolt-peripherals/

 

22 Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Think you know Windows inside and out? These expert tips make Microsoft's Editors' Choice-winning operating system even better.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/347136/22-hidden-tricks-inside-windows-10?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=6

 

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Raspberry Pi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-linux-distros-raspberry-pi/

 

O&O AppBuster: remove Windows 10 apps (even hidden ones)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/26/oo-appbuster-remove-windows-10-apps-even-hidden-ones/

 

Bandizip Portable

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Compression-Tools/Bandizip-Portable.shtml

 

How to Quickly Search a Website Using Shortcuts on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/406350/how-to-quickly-search-a-website-using-shortcuts-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

What to Do When Skype Isn't Working

Having trouble with Skype? Try these 10 tips to get your call underway quickly

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-skype-problems-4153434

 

Insider cyberthreats in government agencies hit all-time high, report says

Untrained insiders and foreign governments create huge cybersecurity risks in government agencies, according to a SolarWinds report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/insider-cyberthreats-in-government-agencies-hit-all-time-high-report-says/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Newly Patched WinRAR Vulnerability Existed for 19 Years

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/286158-newly-patched-winrar-vulnerability-existed-for-19-years

 

Facebook wants to take on Alexa and Google Home with its own virtual assistant

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/548116/facebook-wants-to-take-on-alexa-and-google-home-with-its-own-virtual-assistant

 

Can Excel Sort by Color? How to Fill Color and use Sort & Filter's Custom Sort

Excel can sort by cell color, font color, cell icon, and values.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3328637/can-excel-sort-by-color-how-to-fill-color-and-use-sort-filters-custom-sort.html

 

6 Terrible Android Flaws That Desperately Need to Be Addressed

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/terrible-android-flaws/

 

USB4 = USB 3.x + Thunderbolt 3

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/201694/usb4-usb-3-x-thunderbolt-3?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_QX-XU_pBERpNZ9TpOOS7u2n27LG1OSsfNn1Dz5PzyHjuWWa3JhCcf4w0yg7Fl544o_6G_T-6tzbOuhTyJwRtTop-WfQ&_hsmi=70482207

 

Adobe Sends Emails About Retirement of Shockwave on April 9th

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/adobe-sends-emails-about-retirement-of-shockwave-on-april-9th/

 

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/article/297758/ssd-vs-hdd-whats-the-difference?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3d&i10c.dv=6

 

5 Chrome Extensions to Speed Up Your Browsing

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-extensions-fast-browsing/

 

Thunderbird 60.5.2 has been released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/27/thunderbird-60-5-2-has-been-released/

 

Universal Media Server

A highly configurable media server that supports devices which have received the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certification

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Other-VIDEO-Tools/Universal-Media-Server.shtml

 

New Spectre-Busting Update Speeds Up Windows 10 PCs

https://www.howtogeek.com/406724/new-spectre-busting-update-speeds-up-windows-10-pcs/

 

How to Troubleshoot When You Have No Wireless Connection

What to check when you have no connection

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-no-wireless-connection-2378241

 

How to Boot to Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10

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

 

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

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

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

 

Should you buy or rent your modem?

https://www.komando.com/tips/546607/should-you-buy-or-rent-your-modem

 

iPhone XR vs. Pixel 3: Which phone is best?

Spoiler: They're both awesome.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/iphone-xr-vs-pixel-3-which-is-the-best-phone-top-specs-compare-price-camera/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0y&i10c.dv=2

 

How to Get Wi-Fi Without an Internet Service Provider: 5 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-get-wifi-without-internet/

 

Yep, Apple is the Problem with Apple’s Video Service

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/201696/yep-apple-is-the-problem-with-apples-video-service?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_QX-XU_pBERpNZ9TpOOS7u2n27LG1OSsfNn1Dz5PzyHjuWWa3JhCcf4w0yg7Fl544o_6G_T-6tzbOuhTyJwRtTop-WfQ&_hsmi=70482207

 

Malspam Exploits WinRAR ACE Vulnerability to Install a Backdoor

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/malspam-exploits-winrar-ace-vulnerability-to-install-a-backdoor/

 

Simple Tricks to Remember Insanely Secure Passwords

You need to lock your password manager with one secure master password, and you must remember it yourself. Here's how to do it.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/359862/simple-tricks-to-remember-insanely-secure-passwords?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=6

 

7 Free Proxy Servers You Can Use to Hide Your Identity Online

https://www.maketecheasier.com/free-proxy-server-hide-identity/

 

Microsoft brings Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection to Windows 7 and 8.1

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/26/microsoft-brings-windows-defender-advanced-threat-protection-to-windows-7-and-8-1/

 

Google Chrome Zero-Day Lets Hackers Harvest User Data

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-chrome-zero-day-lets-hackers-harvest-user-data-525128.shtml

 

If You Use SMS 2FA on Facebook, Your Phone Number is Searchable

https://www.howtogeek.com/406696/if-you-use-sms-2fa-on-facebook-your-phone-number-is-searchable/

 

What to Do When There's No Internet Connection

Troubleshooting Wi-Fi When There's No Connection

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-when-theres-no-wi-fi-internet-connection-2378240

 

How to Create Bootable USB Flash Drive to Install Windows 10 from

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2376-create-bootable-usb-flash-drive-install-windows-10-a.html

 

February's Windows and Office patches look ripe, but look out for Win 8.1

With a few lingering holes plugged in the past couple of days, it looks like the coast is clear for applying the February 2019 Windows, Office and Net patches. But there are some troubling reports of bluescreens with the Win 8.1 Monthly Rollup.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3353417/februarys-windows-and-office-patches-look-ripe-but-look-out-for-win-81.html

 

Delete your old tweets to protect yourself

https://www.komando.com/tips/520175/delete-your-old-tweets-to-protect-yourself

 

Democrats will try to save net neutrality with new bill, report says

Members of Congress will work together to pass the "Save the Internet 

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/democrats-will-try-to-save-net-neutrality-with-new-bill-report-says/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0y&i10c.dv=2

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Using the Mac Terminal

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/beginners-guide-mac-terminal/

 

Samsung Brings Calm to Its Health App

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/201698/samsung-brings-calm-to-its-health-app?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_QX-XU_pBERpNZ9TpOOS7u2n27LG1OSsfNn1Dz5PzyHjuWWa3JhCcf4w0yg7Fl544o_6G_T-6tzbOuhTyJwRtTop-WfQ&_hsmi=70482207

 

Smart Homes at Risk Due to Unpatched Vulnerabilities, Weak Credentials

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/smart-homes-at-risk-due-to-unpatched-vulnerabilities-weak-credentials/

 

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/g00/feature/323996/20-hidden-chrome-features-that-will-make-your-life-easier?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=6

 

7 of the Best Siri Shortcuts for iOS Power Users

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-siri-shortcuts-ios-power-users/

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Tue 1557 03/05/2019

Google discloses 'high severity' Mac security flaw ahead of patch

The vulnerability could let attackers mess with the file system in secret.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/04/google-discloses-high-severity-mac-security-flaw/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Turn an Android Phone Into a Dumbphone in 8 Steps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/simplify-phone-get-back-basics/

 

What’s New in Chrome 73, Arriving March 12

https://www.howtogeek.com/405772/whats-new-in-chrome-73-arriving-march-12/

 

Vivaldi tests user accounts in the browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/01/vivaldi-tests-user-accounts-in-the-browser/

 

CrashDump Extractor

Monitors a given folder, extracts new crash dump files, then allows you to analyze information regarding the reason of the crash and the stack trace

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/Other-Programming-Files/CrashDump-Extractor.shtml

 

How to Fix an iPhone That Can't Update Apps

Is the App Store not working? Or is something else going on?

https://www.lifewire.com/iphone-cant-update-apps-fix-4057706

 

Microsoft skips way, way ahead in new Windows 10 build

In a world largely powered by Windows 10 1803, it's a bit surreal to be talking about Windows 10 technology due in 2020.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3340370/microsoft-skips-way-way-ahead-in-new-windows-10-build.html

 

The Journey to My New Computer: RAM Upgrade

I decided my new laptop needed more RAM. I'll walk you through the replacement process.

https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-ram-upgrade/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J6pTYNBWKpdfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20190305&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Amazon Kills-Off the Dash Button in Favor of Virtual Reordering

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-kills-off-dash-button-114624027.html

 

'We need new privacy laws,' urges Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook is urging government regulation to regulate shady data brokers and to protect user privacy.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3331953/we-need-new-privacy-laws-urges-apple-ceo-tim-cook.html

 

USB 3.2 Promises 20Gbps Connections, Arrives This Year

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/286537-usb-3-2-promises-20gbps-connections-arrives-this-year

 

Icons and Screenshots of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge Browser Leaked Online

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/icons-and-screenshots-of-microsofts-chromium-based-edge-browser-leaked-online/

 

How to Master the rsync Command in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-rsync-command-linux/

 

4 ways to listen to music on your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/548992/how-you-can-listen-to-music-on-your-android-devices

 

The Best Wireless Routers for 2019

In the days of surfing, streaming, gaming, and more, your Wi-Fi router is the single most important piece of technology in your home. Make sure you pick the right one. Here's what you need to know to optimize your network, along with the best wireless routers for all budgets.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/292110/the-best-wireless-routers?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3d&i10c.dv=6

 

How to Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a VPN-Secured Travel Router

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-vpn-travel-router/

 

ASTC 3.0 Explained: Broadcast TV Is Coming to Your Phone

https://www.howtogeek.com/406312/astc-3.0-explained-how-and-why-broadcast-tv-is-coming-to-your-phone/

 

Simple Mass Downloader for Google Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/13/simple-mass-downloader-for-google-chrome/

 

Hunter for Chrome

Find the email addresses of people behind a website instantly, search for contacts and create a list of leads, with this nifty Chrome extension

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

 

Forgot Your iPhone Password? Here's What to Do

Can't remember that passcode? We've got your iPhone fix

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-forget-your-iphone-passcode-2000279

 

Can Excel track changes? How to add Track Changes to the Ribbon menu

Excel can track changes, similarly to how Word does.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3328676/can-excel-track-changes-how-to-add-track-changes-to-the-ribbon-menu.html

 

Password Checkup: A Recommended Chrome Browser Extension

Password Checkup is a browser extension that tells you if the password you're using has been discovered by hackers.

https://askleo.com/password-checkup-a-recommended-chrome-browser-extension/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J6pTYNBWKpdfbL

 

Apple's Siri partners with new apps to take on Alexa and Google Assistant

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-siri-shortcuts-google-amazon-212004143.html

 

How to create and open compressed files on iPhone, iPad

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

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

 

SD Association Announces microSD Express With PCIe, NVMe Support

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/286390-sd-association-announces-microsd-express-with-pcie-nvme-support

 

Social Media Attacks Generate $3.25 Billion for Crooks Each Year

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/social-media-attacks-generate-325-billion-for-crooks-each-year/

 

How to Take a Screenshot in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/take-screenshot-windows10/

 

6 AirPod tips and tricks you need to know

https://www.komando.com/tips/536476/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-airpods

 

Even in 2019, People Believe Too Many Tech Myths

Falsehoods like "more megapixels is always better" and "charging smartphones overnight kills the battery" continue to flourish, if you go by the response from the general public

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366123/even-in-2019-people-believe-too-many-tech-myths?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=6

 

How to Solve the “Read Only” External Hard Drive Problem on Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/solving-the-read-only-external-hard-drive-problem-on-your-mac/

 

How to Set Up Assistant Routines in Google Clock on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/406742/how-to-set-up-routines-in-google-clock-on-android/

 

Load AMP articles in Google Chrome on the desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/09/load-amp-articles-in-google-chrome-on-the-desktop/

 

QuickDiag

Quickly scan your computer and view a detailed report regarding hardware and software components by turning to this lightweight tool

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

 

What To Do When Your iPhone Won't Turn On

Black screen on your iPhone? Try these tips

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-when-your-iphone-wont-turn-on-2000281

 

Qualcomm and Apple kick off latest patent case

The case involves three Qualcomm patents covering technology used in some versions of the iPhone.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/qualcomm-and-apple-kick-off-latest-patent-case/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0y&i10c.dv=2

 

Why Do System Cleanup Utilities Report So Many Errors on a Supposedly Clean System?

System and registry cleaners often report wildly differing results. The reason? Sales tactics, and no clear consensus of what it means to be clean.

https://askleo.com/why-do-system-cleanup-utilities-report-so-many-errors-on-a-supposedly-clean-system/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J6pTYNBWKpdfbL

 

Apple May Be Playing with Samsung Displays for Its Foldable Phone

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-may-playing-samsung-displays-141600680.html

 

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

 

Who Makes the Most Reliable Hard Drives?

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/175089-who-makes-the-most-reliable-hard-drives

 

28 Billion Credential Stuffing Attempts During Second Half of 2018

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/28-billion-credential-stuffing-attempts-during-second-half-of-2018/

 

How to Migrate Your Notes from Evernote to Bear

https://www.maketecheasier.com/migrate-notes-from-evernote-to-bear/

 

5 clever ways to use an Echo Dot

https://www.komando.com/tips/542170/5-clever-ways-to-use-an-echo-dot

 

12 Alarm Clock Apps That Will Get Your Butt Out of Bed

Smartphones and tablets are good alarm clocks, but these apps make them great.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/353743/12-alarm-clock-apps-that-will-get-your-butt-out-of-bed?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=6

 

5 Google Drive Tools For Better Docs, Spreadsheets, Slides, and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-drive-tools-for-better-docs/

 

How to Automatically Generate Charts in Google Sheets

https://www.howtogeek.com/406381/how-to-automatically-generate-charts-in-google-sheets/

 

Windows 10 reserved storage explained

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/08/windows-10-reserved-storage-explained/

 

Unreal Commander

Navigate and organize your files and folders with this customizable, dual-panel file manager that offers numerous useful functions

https://www.softpedia.com/get/File-managers/Unreal-Commander.shtml

 

How to Test for and Fix a DNS Leak

Protect yourself with these tips

https://www.lifewire.com/test-fix-dns-leaks-4177188

 

New cybersecurity tool lets companies Google their systems for hackers

The tech comes from Alphabet spin-off Chronicle.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/new-cybersecurity-tool-lets-companies-google-their-systems-for-hackers/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0y&i10c.dv=2

 

With USB 4, Thunderbolt and USB will converge

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/04/with-usb-4-thunderbolt-and-usb-will-converge/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft's 'All-Digital' Xbox One could launch in May

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/ad89671b-cb8b-3bd1-81f2-b47154ced051/microsoft%27s-%27all-digital%27.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Collect Activity History for Timeline in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/98192-turn-off-collect-activity-history-timeline-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple's iPhone glass supplier says foldable phones should be ready in a few years

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/05/apples-iphone-glass-supplier-corning-is-testing-flexible-glass.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Google Enhances Google Play Protect on Android, but Is It Enough?

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-enhances-google-play-protect-on-android-but-is-it-enough/

 

All You Need to Know About Group Policy in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/group-policy-windows/

 

Beware! Tax preparer scammers are targeting TurboTax

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/547246/beware-tax-preparer-scammers-are-targeting-turbotax

 

How to Increase Your Laptop Battery Life

Close your apps when you're not using them. Never prop up your notebook on a pillow. These and six more easy tips will help you squeeze longer battery life out of your Windows 10 or Mac laptop.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/362789/how-to-increase-your-laptop-battery-life?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9tYWlsLnlhaG9vLmNvbS8%3D&i10c.dv=6

 

How to Transfer Files From Android to PC: 7 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/transfer-files-android-pc/

 

The Best Web-Based Live TV Service 

https://www.reviewgeek.com/13605/the-best-web-based-live-tv-service-for-you/

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Best VPNs

https://vpnvanguard.com/best-vpns

 

How to Fix the iPhone Not Ringing Problem

Fix your iPhone ringer with these tips

https://www.lifewire.com/im-missing-calls-because-my-iphone-isnt-ringing-help-2000264

 

How to Back Up Your Mac’s Photo Library to An External Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/393211/how-to-move-your-macs-photo-library-to-an-external-drive/

 

Thunderbolt-based USB4: backward compatible, speed gains and more

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/04/thunderbolt-based-usb4-backward-compatible-speed-gains-and-more/

 

Malwarebytes Browser Extension for Chrome

Enjoy fast and safe Internet browsing with the help of this neat Chrome extension that adds protection without affecting performance

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

 

8 Things to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, and S10 5G

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/samsung-galaxy-s10-overview/

 

How to Fix: Install Software in Safe Mode (Windows 10)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10513/how-fix-install-software-safe-mode-windows-10

 

How to Make Ubuntu Look Like macOS Mojave 10.14

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-ubuntu-look-like-macos/

 

How to import printed data table from picture into Excel

You can now snap a picture of a printed data table to import its information into Microsoft Excel, and here’s how to do ti.

https://pureinfotech.com/import-printed-data-table-picture-excel/

 

New Caching Change Could Dramatically Accelerate Google Chrome

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/286608-new-caching-change-could-dramatically-accelerate-google-chrom

 

Shocker: Samsung’s Galaxy S10 has the best smartphone display ever made

https://bgr.com/2019/03/04/galaxy-s10-vs-galaxy-s9-vs-iphone-xs-samsungs-best-oled-screen/

 

Windows 7's support deadline may expire in July, if you don't apply this patch

If you're running Windows 7 and regularly update your PC, you should be fine. Windows 10 users aren't affected.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3341800/windows-7s-support-deadline-may-expire-in-july-if-you-dont-apply-this-patch.html

 

Why ransomware attacks are growing more targeted

Ransomware attacks in 2018 used Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) as a main attack vector, according to a Webroot report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-ransomware-attacks-are-growing-more-targeted/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Is Best Buy Risking Its Reputation With Rent-to-Own Rollout?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-buy-risking-reputation-rent-143300944.html

 

Self-lacing shoes and wearable tech that will change your life

https://www.komando.com/tips/544291/self-lacing-shoes-and-more-wearable-tech-will-change-your-life

 

How to Get Missing Apps Back on Your iPhone

Find missing apps like Safari, FaceTime, Camera & App Store

https://www.lifewire.com/app-store-missing-from-iphone-how-to-get-it-back-2000106

 

How to Use Google Lens on the iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/398214/how-to-use-google-lens-on-the-iphone/

 

VeraCrypt 1.24 features massive improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/04/veracrypt-1-24-features-massive-improvements/

 

GSA Captcha Breaker

Solve captcha without typing it yourself with this self-learning software that "watches" you solve them before starting to do it on its own

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WEB-Design/Web-Design-related/GSA-Captcha-Breaker.shtml

 

PDF Converter OCR 6 Lets You Edit and Search PDF Documents on Mac — 68% off

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pdf-converter-ocr-6-lets-edit-search-pdf-documents-mac-68-off/

 

Online Chat Tool Charges a Penny Per Character (maybe I'm nuts, but this seems high)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10514/online-chat-tool-charges-penny-character

 

The Best Secure VPNs You Should Use in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-secure-vpns/

 

FIRST LOOK AT MICROSOFT EDGE BASED ON CHROMIUM

A set of screenshots leaked onto the web revealing the interface design and features coming to the new Microsoft Edge based on Chromium.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-based-chromium-early-preview/

 

Motorola Confirms a Foldable Phone Is Coming

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/286577-motorola-confirms-a-foldable-phone-is-coming

 

Latest iPhone 11 rumor details new ‘waterproof’ tech and next-gen haptics

https://bgr.com/2019/03/04/iphone-11-features-waterproof-face-id-dark-mode/

 

Can PowerPoint speak aloud & read the text in my slideshows?

Yes, with the Speak command (aka Text to Speech feature)

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3336267/can-powerpoint-speak-aloud-and-read-the-text-in-my-slideshows.html

 

5 speech recognition apps that auto-caption videos

These five speech recognition services automatically create captions that can make the videos you share for work more accessible.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-speech-recognition-apps-that-auto-caption-videos/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Travel smart and light with the Apple MacBook Air — now $349 off on Amazon

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/travel-smart-light-apple-macbook-152016510.html

 

4 browser extensions to speed you up

https://www.komando.com/downloads/545113/4-browser-extensions-to-speed-you-up

 

Why Is Find My iPhone Not Working?

https://www.lifewire.com/find-my-iphone-not-working-1999175

 

How to Control When a Picture Appears in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/398134/how-to-control-when-a-picture-appears-in-powerpoint/

 

fx_cast brings Chromecast streaming to Firefox (early look)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/04/fx_cast-brings-chromecast-streaming-to-firefox-early-look/

 

Checker Plus for Gmail

Check the new messages from your Gmail accounts without ever having to leave your current tab or log in to the Gmail client with this neat addon

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

 

It’s Getting Easier to Stop Facebook Tracking You

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-facebook-tracking-you/

 

A video about cybersecurity threats that doesn’t feature any computers

https://www.grahamcluley.com/cybersecurity-video-no-computers/

 

How to Visualize Your Google Location History

https://www.maketecheasier.com/visualize-google-location-history/

 

How to Download Official Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9230-download-windows-10-iso-file.html

 

Now you can run Windows 10 on an iPad Pro, Android

Solutions that put your Windows and Mac computers on your tablet, virtually

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3074236/now-you-can-run-windows-10-on-an-ipad-pro-android.html

 

Samsung’s lightning-fast 128GB microSD card is down to $21 right now

https://bgr.com/2019/03/04/128gb-microsd-card-sale-on-amazon-samsung-evo/

 

How to spot fake reviews on Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and other sites

Two handy tools can help you determine if all those gushing reviews are the real deal.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/spot-fake-reviews-amazon-best-buy-walmart/

 

How to install Wine 4.0 on Ubuntu

The newest iteration of Wine serves as a compatibility layer so that users can run Windows applications on Linux and features 6,000 changes.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-wine-4-0-on-ubuntu-and-its-derivatives/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Monday Apple Rumors: How Fast Will the AirPods Wireless Charging Case Be?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/monday-apple-rumors-fast-airpods-193423914.html

 

Android headphones not working? Here are 3 tips to troubleshoot

https://www.komando.com/tips/539452/android-headphones-not-working-heres-how-to-fix-them

 

What To Do When Your iPhone Says No SIM

https://www.lifewire.com/when-iphone-says-no-sim-2000284

 

How to Configure Mail Settings for iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/395873/how-to-configure-mail-settings-for-iphone-and-ipad/

 

KB4482887 for Windows 10 version 1809

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/02/kb4482887-for-windows-10-version-1809/

 

Tablacus Explorer

Tabbed file manager that you can use to organize files and directories with ease, saving your settings to XML file format for later use

https://www.softpedia.com/get/File-managers/Tablacus-Explorer.shtml

 

Top 8 Things to Do When You’re Bored Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-8-things-for-bored-teenagers-to-do-online-nb/

 

Facebook isn’t letting you opt-out of having people search for you by your phone number

AND YOU THOUGHT 2FA WAS GOOD FOR YOU!

https://www.grahamcluley.com/facebook-2fa-phone-number-look-up/

 

How to Use Chrome’s Integrated Picture-in-Picture Mode

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-chrome-picture-in-picture-mode/

 

Hide or Show Device Performance and Health in Windows Security in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/99491-hide-device-performance-health-windows-security-windows-10-a.htm

 

5 Dock tips most Mac users need

Most Mac users still use the Dock at least some of the time, so here are a few tips that may help you get even more out of using it.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3335477/5-dock-tips-most-mac-users-need.html

 

Automatic Backup Software, MiniTool ShadowMaker, for PC Protection

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/automatic-backup-software.html

 

Controversial NSA phone data collection program shut down, aide says

Program that analyzed Americans' calls and texts hasn't been used in six months, according to a senior Republican congressional aide.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/controversial-nsa-phone-data-collection-program-shut-down-aide-says/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0y&i10c.dv=2

 

What can Siri and Cortana do to catch up to Alexa and Google Assistant?

Smart assistant technologies from data-driven companies like Google and Amazon are leading the market, while Siri and Cortana are falling behind. Here's how the latter can make gains.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-can-siri-and-cortana-do-to-catch-up-to-alexa-and-google-assistant/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Apple Is a Year Away From a 5G iPhone and Could Struggle to Find Parts For It

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-doesn-apos-t-5g-143801824.html

 

Is it time to replace your Android battery? Signs, symptoms and fixes

https://www.komando.com/tips/544447/is-it-time-to-replace-your-android-battery-find-out-how

 

My iPhone Screen Won't Rotate. How Do I Fix It?

https://www.lifewire.com/my-iphone-screen-wont-rotate-2000283

 

How Stupid Does Google Think We Are? Nest Privacy Fiasco is Flat-Out Insulting

https://www.ccn.com/how-stupid-does-google-think-we-are-nest-privacy-fiasco-is-flat-out-insulting

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Two weeks after hackers tried to steal 13 million euros, Bank of Valletta goes offline again

NOT A GOOD LOOK.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/two-weeks-after-hackers-tried-to-steal-13-million-euros-bank-of-valetta-goes-offline-again/

 

Sign Up to twttr to Test New Twitter Features

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/twttr-test-new-twitter-features/

 

Software vulnerabilities are becoming more numerous, less understood

Operating a database of software vulnerabilities is a challenging undertaking, according to private vulnerability database operator Risk Based Security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/software-vulnerabilities-are-becoming-more-numerous-less-understood/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Enable the Dark Mode in Google Chrome for Android

Google is currently working on bringing a dark theme for Chrome browser on Windows 10 and macOS, but at the same time, the company doesn’t want to neglect the Android browser either.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-enable-the-dark-mode-in-google-chrome-for-android-525120.shtml

 

eMMC vs. SSD storage: What's the difference?

https://www.windowscentral.com/emmc-vs-ssd

 

Windows 10 Update KB4482887 Released With Performance Fix for Spectre Bug

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-update-kb4482887-released-with-performance-fix-for-spectre-bug/

 

Opera 58.0 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/24/opera-58-0-released/

 

Report: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, GTX 1650 Arriving Later This Spring

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/286611-report-claims-geforce-gtx-1660-gtx-1650-arriving-later-this-spring

 

The new phones are coming: The real-world impact of foldable screens and 5G

https://news.yahoo.com/phones-coming-real-world-impact-184356284.html

 

4 of the Best Mobile Apps to Help You Track TV Shows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mobile-apps-track-tv-shows/

 

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

These are the most interesting features coming with the Windows 10 April 2019 Update, version 1903, which you probably didn't know.

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

 

Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign wants to push for government control of 5G networks

A strategy that is unlikely to gain much support

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/2/18247747/donald-trump-2020-reelection-campaign-5g-federal-government-control-networks-plan

 

6 Easy Ways to Solve Annoying iPhone App Crashes

https://www.lifewire.com/solving-annoying-iphone-app-crashes-2000266

 

Now Windows 10 Has C, B, and D Updates. What is Microsoft Smoking?

https://www.howtogeek.com/398226/now-windows-10-has-c-b-and-d-updates.-what-is-microsoft-smoking/

 

Fuel Pump Card Skimmer Steals Your Data Via SMS

Once this module is installed, a fraudster never needs to visit the compromised payment terminals again as they can receive the stolen card details using text messages.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366690/fuel-pump-card-skimmer-steals-your-data-via-sms?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

How to stop your smart TV from spying on you

https://www.komando.com/tips/544540/stop-your-smart-tv-from-spying-on-you

 

10 Creepy Instagram Accounts Guaranteed to Give You Nightmares

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/creepy-instagram-accounts/

 

BeagleBone AI supercharges machine learning and computer vision on Raspberry Pi-style board

Unveiled this week, the single-board computer houses four dedicated chips originally designed to help self-driving cars "see" the world around them.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/beaglebone-ai-supercharges-machine-learning-and-computer-vision-on-raspberry-pi-style-board/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Here’s the First Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge Browser Leak

Microsoft is expected to release an early build of its Chromium-based browser in the next few months, and while work on the app continues, an accidental leak provides us with more information regarding the current progress of the development task.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/here-s-the-first-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-browser-leak-525108.shtml

 

Microsoft plans significant under the hood improvements for Windows 10 20H1

Microsoft is already testing its 20H1 release for Windows 10, but not for the reasons you might have assumed.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-plans-significant-under-hood-improvements-windows-10-20h1

 

The Week in Ransomware - March 1st 2019 - Cr1ptT0r, B0r0nt0K, and More

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-march-1st-2019-cr1ptt0r-b0r0nt0k-and-more/

 

Opera blocks Ad Blockers on Search Page results now! Fix Inside

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/23/opera-blocks-ad-blockers-on-search-page-results-now-fix-inside/

 

Samsung Now Preloads McAfee on All Smart TVs

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/286656-samsung-now-preloads-mcafee-on-all-smart-tvs

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus review: A new Android favorite

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/galaxy-s10-review-125242371.html

 

How to Use File Flags to Modify File Behavior in macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-file-flags-modify-file-behavior-macos/

 

How to disable Windows Hello PIN sign-in option on Windows 10

If you rather sign in with a password, then use this guide to remove your current PIN from your Windows 10 account.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-pin-signin-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Excel will now let you snap a picture of a spreadsheet and import it

Microsoft uses AI to boost Excel features

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/1/18246429/microsoft-excel-covert-photos-data-tables-editable-table-ai-feature

 

How to Fix "iPhone Is Disabled" Error

What causes an iPhone or iPod to be disabled?

https://www.lifewire.com/my-ipod-or-iphone-is-disabled-why-and-how-do-i-fix-it-1999475

 

How Microsoft Is About to Make Google Chrome Even Better

https://www.howtogeek.com/398073/how-microsoft-is-about-to-make-google-chrome-even-better/

 

WinRAR Has Serious Flaw That Can Load Malware to PCs

'The exploit works by just extracting an archive, and puts over 500 million users at risk,' the security firm Check Point said. The vulnerability involves an old dynamic link library that hasn't been updated in WinRAR since 2005.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366678/winrar-has-serious-flaw-that-can-load-malware-to-pcs?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Your data may have been stolen from these 10 companies

https://www.komando.com/tips/539071/your-data-may-have-been-stolen-from-these-10-companies

 

How to Make the MacBook Pro Touch Bar More Useful: 4 Tips

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/macbook-pro-touch-bar-tips/

 

How to use Chrome's Recent Tab feature

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

 

New Windows Lite Details Revealed Ahead of Possible 2019 Preview

Windows Lite, the Google Chrome OS-like operating system that Microsoft is currently working on, could be announced at the Build developer conference ahead of a public preview later this year, according to a new report.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/new-windows-lite-details-revealed-ahead-of-possible-2019-preview-525110.shtml

 

Is NVIDIA RTX 2060 worth the extra cost compared to GTX 1660 Ti?

https://www.windowscentral.com/nvidia-rtx-2060-worth-extra-cost-compared-gtx-1660-ti

 

Phisher Announces More Attacks Against Hedge Funds and Financial Firms

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phisher-announces-more-attacks-against-hedge-funds-and-financial-firms/

 

Firefox 66: Scroll Anchoring fixes scroll position jumps during loading

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/14/firefox-66-scroll-anchoring-fixes-scroll-position-jumps-during-loading/

 

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

We found good deals for $500 or less.

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

 

How to use Microsoft's new tool to take a picture of a spreadsheet and import it into Excel

  - The technology doesn't work perfectly, but it can save you some time.

  - A version of the technology is coming soon to Excel for iOS.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/02/how-to-import-a-spreadsheet-into-excel-by-taking-a-picture-of-it.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Fix the DNS Server Not Responding Error in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-dns-server-not-responding-error-windows/

 

WINDOWS LITE MAY INCLUDE AN ENTIRE NEW DESKTOP EXPERIENCE

Here's first look at the desktop experience expected to arrive with Windows Lite.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-lite-new-desktop-experience-mockup/

 

How to set up a VPN

Make sure you can surf safely

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/1/18222182/vpn-how-to-set-up-virtual-private-network-wi-fi-security-privacy

 

The Best Options for Repairing a Cracked iPhone Screen

https://www.lifewire.com/repair-options-cracked-iphone-screen-2000276

 

New Android Trojan Steals Your Money Using PayPal’s Official App

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/new-android-trojan-steals-your-money-using-paypals-official-app/

 

Google Making Chrome Incognito Mode More … Incognito

There are fairly simple methods Web developers can employ to detect when you're visiting a site in Incognito mode. Google, however, reportedly wants to put the kibosh on the practice.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366613/google-making-chrome-incognito-mode-more-incognito?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Check your phone now for these malicious apps

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

 

How to Configure Gmail in Microsoft Outlook: 4 Key Settings

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gmail-outlook-settings/

 

LibreOffice 6.2 brings new interfaces, performance improvements to the open source office suite

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/libreoffice-6-2-brings-new-interfaces-performance-improvements-to-the-open-source-office-suite/

 

ColorConsole

An alternative console window that allows you to change the text and background color, quickly apply preset commands and add new ones

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

 

This discounted $20 laptop riser will make your workstation wonderful

All rise.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-lamicall-aluminum-laptop-riser

 

MageCart Group Evolves Tactics To Better Steal Your Credit Cards

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/magecart-group-evolves-tactics-to-better-steal-your-credit-cards/

 

Google Public DNS supports DNS-over-TLS: but you probably can't use it right now

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/01/14/google-public-dns-supports-dns-over-tls-but-you-probably-cant-use-it-right-now/

 

Can Excel show the column headers on every screen? How to freeze panes and split screens

How to freeze and unfreeze columns and rows in Excel.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3328638/can-excel-show-the-column-headers-on-every-screen-how-to-freeze-panes-and-split-screens.html

 

If you're shopping for a new iPad, there are a couple of models you should skip right now

  - Apple is expected to host an event on March 25 where it's expected to announce new services and iPads.

  - That means you shouldn't buy some iPad models right now, since new ones could be coming very soon.

  - Here are the best iPads to buy right now and the ones you should avoid because they're going to be updated.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/03/which-ipad-should-i-buy.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Boot to Safe Mode in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-10-safe-mode/

 

Four ways Samsung’s Galaxy S10e blows away the iPhone XR (and four ways it doesn’t)

Samsung’s new low-cost phone is aimed at the XR, but how does it measure up?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3341386/galaxy-s10e-vs-iphone-xr.html

 

The Punkt MP02 is Android minimalism at its finest

The phone that says, ‘I don’t need the internet with me everywhere I go’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/1/18245893/punkt-mp02-minimalist-basic-phone-mwc-2019

 

What to Do When Your iPhone Email Is Not Working

There's no excuse for not keeping in touch with your iPhone

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-when-your-iphone-email-is-not-working-2000275

 

How to Upload Multiple Files to Dropbox at Once Using an iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/396849/how-to-upload-multiple-files-to-dropbox-at-once-using-an-iphone-or-ipad/

 

YouTube Introduces One-Time Warning, New Strike Penalties

The first time you post something that violates YouTube's rules, you'll essentially get a one-time pass. From there, you'll get three strikes, which expire after 90 days.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366615/youtube-introduces-one-time-warning-new-strike-penalties?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=14

 

Create easy-to-remember yet super-tough passwords

https://www.komando.com/downloads/255625/create-easy-to-remember-yet-super-tough-passwords

 

The 5 Best Free Calling Apps for Making Free Phone Calls

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/no-us-phone-number-best-free-apps-calling-to-usa/

 

Businesses Warned of Malware Spread via LinkedIn Job Offers

https://businessinsights.bitdefender.com/businesses-warned-malware-spread-linkedin-job-offers#new_tab

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