Home Page

About Us | Become a Member | Calendar | What's New In CCS | Members Only | Tips | Facebook | Site Map

 Tips/Links---------

Home Page | News-TipsI | Links


Previous News & Tips Weekly Page - 03/10/19 - 03/16/19 Next


Weekly News & Tips Index

NOTICE:If you go to a page via a link and it can't find it, try copying the article heading and doing a search on the article web site.  Sometimes they move articles after I post them which changes the link address.

  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 03/16/2019 1568
Fri 03/15/2019 1567
Thur 03/14/2019 1566
Wed 03/13/2019 1565
Tue 03/12/2019 1564
Mon 03/11/2019 1563
Sun 03/10/2019 1562

Sat 1568 03/16/2019

Delivering yourself to a kidnapper.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-02-28.html

 

RSA’s Best Social Engineering News

https://blog.knowbe4.com/rsas-best-social-engineering-news

 

5 Useful Tools to Manage Telemetry Settings and Improve Privacy in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/configure-privacy-options-windows-10/

 

How to turn on verbose booting mode in Windows 10 with a Registry edit

More detailed booting information can help troubleshoot annoying problems.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-on-verbose-booting-mode-in-windows-10-with-a-registry-edit/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Radeon Settings are currently not available on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/radeon-settings-are-currently-not-available-on-windows-10

 

How to Print Double-Sided On a Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/mac-double-sided-printing-4165407

 

Microsoft Releases Windows Defender Extension for Google Chrome and Firefox

Microsoft has released a new extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that’s supposed to protect users when visiting potentially-dangerous websites.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-releases-windows-defender-extension-for-google-chrome-and-firefox-525319.shtml

 

The Best Ways to Block Your Camera and Microphone on a Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/block-camera-microphone-mac/

 

Survey: RSA Attendees Plan to Spend More on Mobile Security in the Coming Year

Most employees access corporate data on mobile devices through public Wi-Fi networks, according to a new survey.

https://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2019/03/survey-rsa-attendees-plan-spend-more-mobile-security-coming-year/155389/

 

Adobe Releases March 2019 Security Fixes for Photoshop CC and Digital Editions

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/adobe-releases-march-2019-security-fixes-for-photoshop-cc-and-digital-editions/

 

Apple Wants To Block Police Phone Tracking

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10517/apple-wants-block-police-phone-tracking

 

Google Assistant Enables Official Support for Smart Blinds

https://www.thurrott.com/google/202971/google-assistant-enables-official-support-for-smart-blinds?_hsenc=p2ANqtz---iV0aazJYVq_EI9FQxQ6wKfrnHQc-o-exBWlhdmSl3o99P79yQH07GgykTZItdigg8QZwXlIefXA6PbBG54EopQMR1A&_hsmi=70794939

 

How to Name Your Smarthome Devices for Better Voice Control

https://www.howtogeek.com/404609/how-to-name-your-smarthome-devices-for-better-voice-control/

 

Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to save money on TV entertainment without driving yourself crazy.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3346020/cord-cutting-a-beginners-guide.html?utm_date=20190317024652

 

What Do People Watch on Streaming TV? Themselves

A state-by-state breakdown of favorite shows proves that many viewers like to see the familiar onscreen.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366362/what-do-people-watch-on-streaming-tv-themselves?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

Windows 10 Will Soon Be Able to Access Linux WSL Files

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-access-linux-wsl-files/

 

How to use the Vivaldi Auto Stacking tab feature

The Vivaldi Auto Stacking tab feature helps to create a much cleaner and far more organized browser.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-vivaldi-auto-stacking-feature/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to make Skype for Web work on Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-make-skype-for-web-work-on-firefox

 

How to Right-Click On A Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/right-click-on-a-mac-4164327

 

CorelDRAW for Windows 10 Now Available for Download

Windows 10 users now have another reason to give a try to the Microsoft Store, as Corel Corporation launched a dedicated version of its CorelDRAW software just for Microsoft’s desktop operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/coreldraw-for-windows-10-now-available-for-download-525316.shtml

 

Using a Raspberry Pi as a Desktop PC: 7 Things I Learned After a Week

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/using-raspberry-pi-as-desktop-pc/

 

The Cybersecurity 202: U.S. officials: It’s China hacking that keeps us up at night

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-cybersecurity-202/2019/03/06/the-cybersecurity-202-u-s-officials-it-s-china-hacking-that-keeps-us-up-at-night/5c7ec07f1b326b2d177d5fd3/

 

Yatron Ransomware Plans to Spread Using EternalBlue NSA Exploits

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/yatron-ransomware-plans-to-spread-using-eternalblue-nsa-exploits/

 

Web Creator Fears Dysfunctional Future

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10518/web-creator-fears-dysfunctional-future

 

Google Removed 2.3 Billion Bad Ads Last Year

https://www.thurrott.com/google/202962/google-removed-2-3-billion-bad-ads-last-year?_hsenc=p2ANqtz---iV0aazJYVq_EI9FQxQ6wKfrnHQc-o-exBWlhdmSl3o99P79yQH07GgykTZItdigg8QZwXlIefXA6PbBG54EopQMR1A&_hsmi=70794939

 

Internet Streaming: What is it and How Does it Work?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404447/internet-streaming-what-is-it-and-how-does-it-work/

 

DirecTV Now price hikes: What cord-cutters need to know

AT&T removes channels from its live TV streaming service, while also raising prices.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3366257/directv-now-price-hikes-what-cord-cutters-need-to-know.html?utm_date=20190317024742

 

The Best Bluetooth Headsets for 2019

If you want to make hands-free calls while driving or just need your hands for other tasks, you need a solid Bluetooth headset. Here are our top-rated models in a wide range of prices and designs.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/254885/the-best-bluetooth-headsets?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How Do You Deal with Spam and Scam Calls?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/spam-scam-calls/

 

Everything you need to know about Windows updates

Beyond Patch Tuesday: understanding the different monthly security and quality updates for Windows, and how they're getting more efficient.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/everything-you-need-to-know-about-windows-updates/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What is Windows PE? Use, Limitations, Download and more

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-windows-pe

 

Setting Up Your New Mac

Discover a Few Tricks for Setting Up Your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/set-up-new-mac-2260736

 

Enable DuckDuckGo in Google Chrome 73

The latest update for Google Chrome introduced a series of welcome changes, such as the dark mode on macOS, but the new version also comes with new options that you may not notice at first.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/enable-duckduckgo-in-google-chrome-73-525304.shtml

 

How to Modify and Manage the Hosts File on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/modify-manage-hosts-file-linux/

 

Cyber spoofing attack hits Labor, Transportation Departments

https://federalnewsnetwork.com/federal-newscast/2019/02/cyber-spoofing-attack-hits-labor-and-transportation-departments/

 

Windows 10 to Automatically Remove Updates That Cause Problems

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-to-automatically-remove-updates-that-cause-problems/

 

How to Change the Time in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6408-change-time-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple Reportedly Making Large iPads Without the Pro Branding

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/202964/apple-reportedly-making-large-ipads-without-the-pro-branding?_hsenc=p2ANqtz---iV0aazJYVq_EI9FQxQ6wKfrnHQc-o-exBWlhdmSl3o99P79yQH07GgykTZItdigg8QZwXlIefXA6PbBG54EopQMR1A&_hsmi=70794939

 

Here We Go Again: 127 Million Accounts Stolen From 8 More Websites

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/here-we-go-again-127-accounts-stolen-from-8-more-websites/

 

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Outlet review: The Kasa Smart KP200 covers all the basics

You won’t need a smart home hub to control this smart outlet, but it will work with smart speakers running Alexa, Google Assistant, or Cortana.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3365076/tp-link-kasa-smart-wi-fi-power-outlet-review.html?utm_date=20190317024914

 

How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

Criminals can easily capture your credit and debit card information with small devices called skimmers and their even more insidious cousins, shimmers. Don't fall victim to these sneaky attacks!

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/328010/how-to-spot-and-avoid-credit-card-skimmers?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Bypass Google ReCAPTCHA Images

https://www.maketecheasier.com/bypass-google-recaptcha-images/

 

25% of software vulnerabilities remain unpatched for more than a year

Smaller organizations are more agile at patching vulnerabilities, and vendor support goes a long way in easing patching, according to a report from Kenna Security and the Cyentia Institute.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/25-of-software-vulnerabilities-remain-unpatched-for-more-than-a-year/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

WebGL is not supported on Chrome or Firefox? Enable it!

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/webgl-is-not-supported-on-chrome-firefox

 

How to Resize a Mac Volume With Disk Utility

Resize a Volume Without Losing Any Data

https://www.lifewire.com/resize-mac-disk-utility-volume-os-x-el-capital-later-3573395

 

Windows 10 Version 1903 Will Take Care of Botched Updates on Its Own

Microsoft has updated the official KB article pointing to a new broken update removal feature to state that testing has already started in Windows Insider preview builds and a final version would be shipped in April as part of feature update to version 1903.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-version-1903-will-take-care-of-botched-updates-on-its-own-525302.shtml

 

The Chrome OS Cheat Sheet: Every Chromebook Keyboard Shortcut

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chrome-os-cheat-sheet/

 

RSA Conference 2019: BEC Scammer Gang Takes Aim at Boy Scouts, Other Nonprofts

https://threatpost.com/rsac-2019-bec-scammer-gang-takes-aim-at-boy-scouts-other-nonprofts/142302/

 

Google Chrome to Block Drive-By-Downloads from Ad Frames

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-chrome-to-block-drive-by-downloads-from-ad-frames/

 

How to Change the Time Zone in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6401-change-time-zone-windows-10-a.html

 

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

 

Windows 10 Will Finally Offer Easy Access to Linux Files

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/windows-10-will-finally-offer-easy-access-to-linux-files/

 

Chromebook security

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

 

New Android Bug Can Let Hackers Attack Phone With PNG Image File

The good news is that Google has patched the problems with an update to Android. Unfortunately, many third-party device makers can takes months to roll out security patches to their own phones.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366405/new-android-bug-can-let-hackers-attack-phone-with-png-image?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

Chrome Apps, Plugins, Extensions: What’s the Difference?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-apps-plugins-extensions-differences/

 

5 Cool Chromebook Tips and Tricks You Didn’t Know

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

Back to Top

Fri 1567 03/15/2019

iPhones Are Displaying Fake '5G E' Indicators: Why It Matters

The new version of iOS will put a fake 5G indicator on your AT&T iPhone, which could lower expectations for 5G to the point where it slows down the development of new applications.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366359/at-t-iphones-displaying-5g-e-are-not-providing-5g-service?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Sort Values in Microsoft Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/400679/how-to-sort-values-in-microsoft-excel/

 

Windows 10 will now automatically uninstall problematic Updates

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-will-now-automatically-uninstall-problematic-updates

 

Explzh

Comprehensive utility for both extracting and creating file archives, with options for testing and repairing compression packages

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Compression-tools/Explzh.shtml

 

How to Access the Dark Web Safely and Anonymously

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-access-the-dark-web/

 

18 Chromebook keyboard shortcuts every student should know

From Google Drive to Chrome to Files, these are keyboard shortcuts that can be useful when doing just about anything on a Chromebook.

https://www.androidcentral.com/chromebook-keyboard-shortcuts-every-student-should-know

 

How to Add 'Lock Drive' to Context Menu of BitLocker Encrypted Drives in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/37432-add-lock-drive-context-menu-bitlocker-drives-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Use Reading View in Microsoft Edge

Get rid of all the distractions as you read

https://www.lifewire.com/reading-view-in-microsoft-edge-4103664

 

Which Raspberry Pi should you choose?

In the first article in our series on getting started with Raspberry Pi, learn the three criteria for choosing the right model for you.

https://opensource.com/article/19/3/which-raspberry-pi-choose?sc_cid=701f2000000RphgAAC

 

Apple infringed three Qualcomm patents, jury finds

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-infringed-three-qualcomm-patents-jury-finds-184051515--finance.html

 

5 of the Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/raspberry-pi-alternatives/

 

Windows 10 Can Now Rollback Problematic Updates

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/202863/windows-10-can-now-rollback-problematic-updates?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9aYlTDWaS6sTiQkpAd3dUKFppw5-vpihTqX5wfjTbEz_GOaIydhRegb-3m0bsJHKD0cLsSDMdifKhdmXXu5UyaoWKvog&_hsmi=70739215

 

5 sites to get free TV without any streaming costs

https://www.komando.com/tips/554182/5-sites-to-get-free-tv-without-any-streaming-costs

 

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=12

 

How to Embed a YouTube Video in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/402488/how-to-embed-a-youtube-video-in-powerpoint/

 

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

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

 

Integrity Downloader

Make sure that you are downloading the right file from various websites and not potential malware using this simple and straightforward tool

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

 

The Best Android Tweaks You Can Make Without Rooting

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-tweaks-android-without-rooting/

 

What makes a Chromebook so secure?

Chromebooks were designed with security in mind — so what does that mean?

https://www.androidcentral.com/what-makes-chromebook-so-secure

 

How to Change the Date in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6406-change-date-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Use Media Casting in Microsoft Edge for Windows

Cast Music, Video Clips, Photos and More From Your Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/using-media-casting-in-microsoft-edge-446296

 

How to buy a Raspberry Pi

Find out the best ways to get a Raspberry Pi in the second article in our getting started guide.

https://opensource.com/article/19/3/how-buy-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=701f2000000RphgAAC

 

iPhone 11 Will Ship with This Major Camera Upgrade (Report)

https://news.yahoo.com/iphone-11-ship-major-camera-233000437.html

 

The Top 5 Best OLED Laptops to Buy in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-oled-laptops/

 

Microsoft To-Do Now Keeps Track of Your Flagged Emails

https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/202874/microsoft-to-do-now-keeps-track-of-your-flagged-emails?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9aYlTDWaS6sTiQkpAd3dUKFppw5-vpihTqX5wfjTbEz_GOaIydhRegb-3m0bsJHKD0cLsSDMdifKhdmXXu5UyaoWKvog&_hsmi=70739215

 

Delete your old tweets to protect yourself

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

 

What Does Big Tech Know About You? Basically Everything

Security Baron examined the privacy policies of Facebook, Google, Apple, Twitter, Amazon, and Microsoft and put together a handy infographic showing the types of data each company admits to collecting.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366327/what-does-big-tech-know-about-you-basically-everything?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

What is Google Advanced Protection and Who Should Use It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404450/what-is-google-advanced-protection-and-who-should-use-it/

 

Captura: Capture screen, webcam, record audio, track mouse clicks and keystrokes

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/captura-free-software-to-capture-screen-etc

 

Microsoft Safety Scanner

A standalone on-demand computer scanner that performs quick, full, or custom analysis on your computer to detect potential threats

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Microsoft-Safety-Scanner.shtml

 

The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Safari on Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ultimate-guide-customizing-safari-mac/

 

7 Best Chromebook Tips and Tricks to Make the Most of it!

https://blogs.systweak.com/7-best-tips-and-tricks-to-make-the-most-of-it/

 

How to Boost Your Mobile Photography Workflow

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/285065-thinking-through-your-mobile-photography-workflow

 

How to Save a Picture on Mac

See an image you like? Save it!

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-save-picture-mac-4570947

 

How to boot up a new Raspberry Pi

Learn how to install a Linux operating system, in the third article in our guide to getting started with Raspberry Pi.

https://opensource.com/article/19/3/how-boot-new-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=701f2000000RphgAAC

 

14 iPhone and Android apps you'll use over and over again

https://news.yahoo.com/14-iphone-android-apps-apos-100004750.html

 

Why You Should Never Accept a Call from a “Microsoft Technician”

https://www.maketecheasier.com/never-accept-call-from-microsoft-technician/

 

Microsoft Brings DirectX 12 to Windows 7 … For Some Reason

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/202869/microsoft-brings-directx-12-to-windows-7-for-some-reason?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9aYlTDWaS6sTiQkpAd3dUKFppw5-vpihTqX5wfjTbEz_GOaIydhRegb-3m0bsJHKD0cLsSDMdifKhdmXXu5UyaoWKvog&_hsmi=70739215

 

Start your own podcast - here's how

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

 

Firefox 66 to Silence Autoplay Audio by Default

By default, the feature will silence video and audio files that automatically play when you load up a webpage. It should arrive by mid-March in Firefox 66.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366344/firefox-66-to-silence-autoplay-audio-by-default?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

5 GHz Wi-Fi Isn’t Always Better Than 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi

https://www.howtogeek.com/405105/5ghz-wi-fi-isnt-always-better-than-2.4ghz-wi-fi/

 

Free DNS Lookup Tools & Online services

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/free-dns-lookup-tools

 

ExcelPipe

Search and replace Microsoft Excel hyperlinks when you rename file servers and look in UNC link paths, shapes, text boxes and tables, headers and footers, sheet names and more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/ExcelPipe-Search-and-Replace.shtml

 

The 11 Best Mac Games to Play in 2019

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-mac-games/

 

How To Speed Up Chromebook

https://blogs.systweak.com/how-to-speed-up-chromebook/

 

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/

 

How to use Google Chrome secret antivirus on Windows 10

Chrome comes with a secret security tool called "Chrome Cleanup," and it's designed to remove malware from your Windows 10 PC — Here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/chrome-antivirus-windows-10/

 

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste on a Mac

Put stuff where you want it!

https://www.lifewire.com/cut-copy-paste-on-mac-4427671

 

FBI’s Wray says cyberthreats ‘bigger than government’

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/fbis-wray-says-cyberthreats-bigger-than-government/

 

Edraw MindMaster: Your Perfect Mind-Mapping Companion

https://www.maketecheasier.com/edraw-mindmaster-review/

 

Did Microsoft kill its Band wearable too soon?

The Microsoft Band came and went in the blink of an eye. But was Microsoft ever onto a winner, or was it always doomed to fail?

https://www.windowscentral.com/did-microsoft-kill-band-too-soon

 

Frightening webcam email looks too real to be a hacker scam

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/554758/frightening-webcam-email-looks-too-real-to-be-a-hacker-scam

 

'Instant Tethering' Arrives to More Chromebooks, Android Phones

On Monday, Google expanded the "Instant Tethering" feature beyond Pixel-branded devices to reach to an additional 15 Chromebook models and more than 30 Android smartphone devices.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366348/instant-tethering-arrives-to-more-chromebooks-android-pho?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

Back to Top

Thur 1566 03/14/2019

This Discounted Toilet Seat Is the Shit

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/this-discounted-toilet-seat-is-the-shit-1832783421?ks=streamshare

 

Raspberry Pi Terminal Commands: A Quick Guide for Raspberry Pi Users

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/15-useful-commands-every-raspberry-pi-user-should-know/

 

5 of the Best Games on Ubuntu Snap Store

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-games-ubuntu-snap-store/

 

Wipe vs Shred vs Delete vs Erase: What's the Difference?

Wiping, shredding, deleting, and erasing files are actually different things

https://www.lifewire.com/wipe-vs-shred-vs-delete-vs-erase-whats-the-difference-2619146

 

Best Linux distributions which look like Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/linux-like-windows

 

Enable Retpoline on Windows 10 1809 and Server right now

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/06/enable-retpoline-on-windows-10-1809-and-server-right-now/

 

How to Keep People from Accessing Your Chromebook

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/keep-people-from-accessing-your-chromebook/

 

[Software Update] Google Chrome 73 Stable Version Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-google-chrome-latest-version/

 

How Kids Are Using Google Docs to Bully Each Other

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/how-kids-are-using-google-docs-to-bully-each-other-1833151374

 

Viber for Windows PC

Conveniently place phone calls and send SMS messages for free to smartphones running popular operating systems, by using WiFi or 3G

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Chat/Other-Chat-Tools/Viber.shtml

 

Chromebook cheat sheet: How to get started

Got a new Chromebook? This guide will help you navigate the ever-expanding world of Chromebook apps and figure out how to make the most of Chrome OS.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3341998/chromebook-cheat-sheet-how-to-get-started.html?utm_date=20190307172020

 

FBI Allegedly Ran Sting Operation on Huawei at CES

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/285152-fbi-allegedly-ran-sting-operation-on-huawei-at-ces

 

14 iPhone and Android apps you'll use over and over again

https://news.yahoo.com/14-iphone-android-apps-apos-100004750.html

 

How to Take Better Photos With Live View on Your Camera

https://www.howtogeek.com/403570/how-to-take-better-photos-with-live-view-on-your-camera/

 

FCC Confirms Samsung Galaxy S10 Uses Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 promises faster access to the internet while putting less of a strain on your battery. It's quickly going to become a required feature when considering a new smartphone purchase, and Samsung clearly intends to capitalize on that fact.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366324/fcc-confirms-samsung-galaxy-s10-uses-wi-fi-6?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

5 things only your Android phone can do (and an iPhone can’t)

https://www.komando.com/tips/552328/5-things-only-your-android-phone-can-do-and-an-iphone-cant

 

Google’s Password Checkup Keeps You Safe From Hackers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-password-checkup-safe-hackers/

 

5 Android Keyboard Apps to Help You Type Better

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-keyboard-apps/

 

Changing the Default Browser in Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/change-default-browser-in-windows-446302

 

There is not enough space available on the disk(s) to complete this operation

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/there-is-not-enough-space-on-the-disk-to-complete-this-operation

 

Will Microsoft remove Advanced Update options in Windows 10 1903 Pro?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/06/will-microsoft-remove-advanced-update-options-in-windows-10-1903-pro/

 

What is Google Voice and How Do I Use it?

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/what-is-google-voice-how-to-use/

 

[Tip] Enable Hidden Secret and Built-in Dark Theme Mode in Google Chrome

https://mail.yahoo.com/d/3/edit/2465661367

 

Buy Yourself Some PBT Keycaps and Say Goodbye to Shiny, Greasy Keyboards

https://theinventory.com/buy-yourself-some-pbt-keycaps-and-say-goodbye-to-shiny-1833054406?ks=streamshar

 

Publii

Build websites and blogs based on static HTML files with the help of this app that invests in both the aesthetics and search engine ranking of your content

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WEB-Design/HTML-Editors/Publii.shtml

 

Android apps for Chromebooks: The essentials

Turn your Chromebook into a uniquely versatile modern computing machine with these Chrome-OS-enhancing apps.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3234533/android-apps-for-chromebooks-the-essentials.html

 

Apple: You Can’t Sue Us for Battery Throttling Because We’re Contractors

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/285165-apple-you-cant-sue-us-for-battery-throttling-contractors

 

Report: Windows 10 update installs can be delayed for 35 days

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/report-windows-10-installs-delayed-151636197.html

 

How to Cancel App Subscriptions on iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/405447/how-to-cancel-app-subscriptions-on-iphone-or-ipad/

 

How to Track and Manage Your Paid Subscriptions

With Netflix hiking its prices, now is a good time to get a handle on your subscription services. These apps can monitor what you're spending and help you trim the fat.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366047/how-to-track-and-manage-your-paid-subscriptions/2?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Run a comprehensive background check on yourself

https://www.komando.com/tips/548938/run-a-comprehensive-background-check-on-yourself

 

This Dropbox Alternative Frees Up Device Storage Without Deleting Anything

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pcloud-free-up-device-storage/

 

How To Install Handbrake on Linux and Rip a DVD

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-handbrake-linux-rip-dvd/

 

21 Things You Didn't Know About Hard Drives

That 8 TB hard drive would have cost $77 Billion in 1960

https://www.lifewire.com/things-you-didnt-know-about-hard-drives-2626058

 

Windows 7 End of Support – What you need to know

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-7-end-of-support

 

Microsoft: phishing up, ransomware down in 2018

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/05/microsoft-phishing-up-ransomware-down-in-2018/

 

Equifax neglected cybersecurity prior to breach, Senate report finds

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/equifax-neglected-cybersecurity-prior-to-breach-senate-report-finds/

 

How the U.S. Govt. Shutdown Harms Security

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/01/how-the-u-s-govt-shutdown-harms-security/

 

How to Tell the Difference Between Soreness and Pain

https://vitals.lifehacker.com/how-to-tell-the-difference-between-soreness-and-pain-1832730467

 

ISO Creator

Create ISOs from your CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Rays or, alternatively, from any folder on your computer's system by relying on this efficient, little app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/ISO-Creator-Matthias-Pierschel.shtml

 

Brand new iPads are back down to $250 in the Black Friday sale that just won’t end

https://bgr.com/2019/03/13/brand-new-ipads-are-back-down-to-250-in-the-black-friday-sale-that-just-wont-end/

 

How to Add Secure Delete to Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124286-add-secure-delete-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Great, now Apple users are seeing outages

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/great-now-apple-users-seeing-193926100.html

 

How to Recover Deleted Windows 10 Sticky Notes

https://www.howtogeek.com/405483/how-to-recover-deleted-windows-10-sticky-notes/

 

Got an iPhone X? Try on Warby Parker Glasses at Home

An AR-powered Virtual Try-On feature uses Apple's ARKit and TrueDepth to let you see how those glasses will look on your mug–similar to a Snapchat lens.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366345/got-an-iphone-x-try-on-warby-parker-glasses-at-home?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Update: Streaming service price changes on Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Apple and others

https://www.komando.com/tips/544081/update-streaming-service-price-changes-on-netflix-hulu-youtube-apple-and-other

 

8 Apps and Tricks for a Safer Browsing Experience on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/apps-and-tricks-for-safe-browsing-android/

 

How to Shoot Amazing Photos on Android with Manual Camera Controls

https://www.maketecheasier.com/shoot-photos-android-with-manual-camera-controls/

 

How to Use Web Note in Microsoft Edge

https://www.lifewire.com/web-note-in-microsoft-edge-4103665

 

How to make Windows 10 look like Mac

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-make-windows-10-look-like-mac

 

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/

 

Former NSA Director: Public and private sectors must unite to prevail against advanced cyberattacks

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/former-nsa-director-public-and-private-sectors-must-unite-to-prevail-against-advanced-cyberattacks/

 

10 apps that make Chromebooks feel like a real desktop

Google Chromebooks are growing in popularity, but the experience can feel foreign to some. Here are some apps to make it feel like home for desktop users.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-apps-that-make-chromebooks-feel-like-a-real-desktop/?tag=nl.e099&s_cid=e099&ttag=e099&ftag=TREd8c0fa8

 

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

 

Leaker claims Apple is working on a brand new iPad that’s never been rumored before

https://bgr.com/2019/03/13/ipad-vs-ipad-pro-2019-apple-to-launch-a-third-ipad-version-this-year/

 

How to Move Libraries Above or Below This PC in Navigation Pane in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/72210-move-libraries-above-pc-navigation-pane-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple is expected to reveal its new software for iPhone and Mac on June 3

  - Apple will host WWDC 2019 from June 3 to June 7.

  - Apple always uses WWDC to introduce its latest software for iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple TV and Apple Watch.

  - Sometimes Apple introduces new hardware at WWDC.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/14/apple-wwdc-2019-june-3-ios-13.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Which is Cheaper: Printing Your Own Photos or Using a Printing Service?

https://www.howtogeek.com/405074/which-is-cheaper-printing-your-own-photos-or-using-a-printing-service/

 

12 Tips to Help You Master Apple's Mojave

Apple's latest operating system, macOS Mojave, adds many new desktop features. Here are some tips and tricks for mastering all the changes.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/361568/12-tips-to-help-you-master-apple-s-mojave?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=11

 

Delete these apps from your Android phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/550027/apps-you-should-delete-from-your-android-phone

 

8 Tips and Tweaks to Optimize Windows 10 for Gaming

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/optimize-windows-10-gaming/

 

NVIDIA's GTX 1660 lowers the high-performance gaming price barrier

It'll be a cheap way for gamers to upgrade older GTX 900-series cards.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/14/nvidia-gtx-1660-graphics-card/?yptr=yahoo

Back to Top

Wed 1565 03/13/2019

More Alleged SIM Swappers Face Justice

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/more-alleged-sim-swappers-face-justice/

 

How to Find Out How Much Hard Drive Space You Need

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-much-hard-drive-space-you-need/

 

The 8 Best Sites for Free College Courses Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8-awesome-websites-free-college-courses-online/

 

How to Turn on Your Windows PC Automatically Each Morning

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-turn-on-your-windows-pc-automatically-each-morni-1832926531

 

DMSniff Point-of-Sale Malware Silently Attacked SMBs For Years

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dmsniff-point-of-sale-malware-silently-attacked-smbs-for-years/https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dmsniff-point-of-sale-malware-silently-attacked-smbs-for-years/

 

Mozilla's upcoming mobile browser Firefox Fenix changes tabbed-browsing fundamentally

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/11/mozillas-upcoming-mobile-browser-firefox-fenix-changes-tabbed-browsing-fundamentally/

 

“OK Google” 21 Useful Things You Can Say to Your Android Phone

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/ok-google-21-useful-things-you-can-say-to-your-android-phone/

 

How to stay as private as possible on Apple's iPad and iPhone

How to use the tools Apple has given you to protect your privacy on an iOS device.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3339618/how-to-stay-as-private-as-possible-on-apples-ipad-and-iphone.html

 

Copy an Excel sheet from one workbook to another

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/copy-an-excel-sheet-from-one-workbook-to-another/

 

Common Chrome OS problems, and how to fix them

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/common-chrome-os-problems-and-how-to-fix-them

 

How to Display Windows Desktop On A TV Using Chromecast

Cast movies and more to your big screen

https://www.lifewire.com/use-chromecast-to-show-windows-desktop-4129536

 

How to Use Logical Functions in Excel: IF, AND, OR, XOR, NOT

https://www.howtogeek.com/401998/how-to-use-logical-functions-in-excel-if-and-or-xor-not/

 

Ginger for Chrome

Check your grammar and spelling mistakes while improving your English talking skills with the help of this neat software application.

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

 

Is My Cell Phone Carrier Throttling My Speed?

Some low-cost plans, even from the big carriers, use data throttling or speed capping. Most others will slow you down if you use too much data. Is your carrier throttling you?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366191/is-my-cell-phone-carrier-throttling-my-speed?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=10

 

How to Stop Programs from Running on Startup on Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/stop-programs-startup-mac/

 

11 Features You Shouldn’t Overlook When Buying a New Laptop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/features-new-laptop/

 

Update Google Play Services to Enable Touch-ID Sign-Ins for Websites

https://lifehacker.com/update-google-play-services-to-enable-touch-id-sign-ins-1832874607

 

Microsoft March 2019 Patch Tuesday Includes Fixes for 64 Vulnerabilities

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-march-2019-patch-tuesday-includes-fixes-for-64-vulnerabilities/

 

Adobe will retire Shockwave on April 9, 2019

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/11/adobe-retire-shockwave-april-9-2019/

 

What is Google Voice and How Do I Use it?

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/what-is-google-voice-how-to-use/

 

How to use your Mac safely in public places

If you use your Mac in public places, it makes sense to take precautions against theft, loss, and hacks.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3340260/how-to-use-your-mac-safely-in-public-places.html

 

Entering leading zeroes in Excel

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/entering-leading-zeroes-in-excel/

 

10 Things to Know About Chromebook Accessibility

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

 

How to Use File History in Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/use-file-history-in-windows-10-3891070

 

How to See Windows 10 Sticky Notes on the Web and Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/405592/how-to-see-windows-10-sticky-notes-on-the-web/

 

simplewall (Wfp Tool)

An easy way to configure the Windows Filtering Platform and decide which services and protocols are allowed to launch on your computer and which should be blocked

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/Wfp-Tool.shtml

 

2018 Was the 'Worst Year Ever' for Smartphone Shipments

In 2018, smartphone shipments dropped 4.1 percent year-over-year, according to IDC. Samsung and Apple nabbed the top two spots as usual, but Huawei was close behind in third.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366264/2018-was-the-worst-year-ever-for-smartphone-shipments?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=10

 

How to Access Gmail on your Desktop

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-gmail-on-your-desktop/

 

How to Block Emails on Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-block-emails/

 

Download Coloring Pages From Over 100 Museums

https://lifehacker.com/download-coloring-pages-from-over-100-museums-1832753859

 

Windows 10 March 2019 Cumulative Updates Released With Fixes

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-march-2019-cumulative-updates-released-with-fixes/

 

The new Skype for Web does not work in Firefox or Opera

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/08/the-new-skype-for-web-does-not-work-in-firefox-or-opera/

 

Columbia Surgical Specialists pay $15,000 ransom to unlock files

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/columbia-surgical-specialists-pay-15000-ransom-to-unlock-files/

 

How to Add Custom Shortcuts to Win+X Quick Link Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/126918-add-custom-shortcuts-win-x-quick-link-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

How to create a hidden admin account in macOS

Keep local administrative accounts from being a malicious user's target by creating an invisible account.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/pro-tip-how-to-create-a-hidden-admin-account-in-macos/

 

Malwarebytes Labs Launches Malware Protection for Chromebooks

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

 

What Version of Windows Do I Have?

How to tell which version of Windows is installed on your computer

https://www.lifewire.com/what-version-of-windows-do-i-have-2624927

 

Google and Amazon Are Killing the Smarthome Hub, and That’s Great

https://www.howtogeek.com/405294/google-and-amazon-are-killing-the-smarthome-hub-and-thats-great/

 

MicroSIP Lite

Initiate VoIP calls via open SIP protocols with your friends with this intuitive application that allows TLS/SRTP encryption for increased security

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Telephony-SMS-GSM/MicroSIP-Lite.shtml

 

Microsoft Is Replacing Those Awful Windows 10 Setup Error Codes

If Windows experienced a problem during installation, the user is presented with a KB code that needs to be Googled in order to figure out what it means and how to fix it. It's frustrating, but now we can look forward to them disappearing in future builds of Windows 10.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366290/microsoft-is-replacing-those-awful-windows-10-setup-error-co?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=10

 

Fixes for External Display Not Working on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fixes-external-display-not-working-macos/

 

5 Geeky YouTube Channels for Tech Geeks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/geeky-youtube-channels-tech-geeks/

 

Look How Disgusting Your iPhone's Lightning Port Probably Is

https://gizmodo.com/look-how-disgusting-your-iphones-lightning-port-probabl-1832819532

 

Microsoft Testing Android Screen Mirroring on Windows 10 PCs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-testing-android-screen-mirroring-on-windows-10-pcs/

 

Blacken Posts on Reddit, Facebook or Twitter based on word matches in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/08/blacken-posts-on-reddit-facebook-or-twitter-based-on-word-matches-in-firefox/

 

Data breaches up 400 percent, 15 billion records compromised: report

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/data-breaches-up-400-percent-15-billion-records-compromised-report/

 

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

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

 

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/

 

WHAT IS A CHROMEBOOK? WHY IS IT THE PERFECT COMPUTER FOR PARENTS & GRANDPARENTS?

http://cb4s.net/

 

The First Five Things You Should Do With Your New Computer

Get a new computer? Here are the first five things to do

https://www.lifewire.com/first-things-you-should-do-with-your-new-computer-2625779

 

You’ll Have to Replace Your $160 AirPods Every Few Years

https://www.howtogeek.com/405153/youll-have-to-replace-your-160-airpods-every-few-years/

 

Viber for Windows PC

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Chat/Other-Chat-Tools/Viber.shtml

 

The Raspberry Pi 4 Will Cost $35

Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, has started talking about the next generation of his single board computer, the Raspberry Pi 4. It sounds like quite the performance leap, but don't expect it this year.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366296/the-raspberry-pi-4-will-cost-35?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=10

 

How to Play Android Games on a Full-Screen PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/play-android-games-on-pc/

 

Crooks Continue to Exploit GoDaddy Hole

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/crooks-continue-to-exploit-godaddy-hole/

 

How to get battery full alerts in Chrome

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

Back to Top

Tue 1564 03/12/2019

Thousands of patients impacted by ransomware attack at medical billing company

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/healthcare/thousands-patients-ransomware-attack-medical-billing-company/#new_tab

 

How to Create a Group Email in Gmail

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-group-email-in-gmail/

 

Android Gets FIDO2 Certification for Quick, Secure Web Logins

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/android-gets-fido2-certification-for-quick-secure-web-logins/

 

Windows Defender Security Center: What It Is and How to Use It

Stand strong against malware and malicious attacks

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-windows-defender-security-center-4582186

 

The invisible reason you're not sleeping well

Tiny parasites in everyone's home can make you tired and sick.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/fend-off-parasites-by-washing-your-sheets-this-way/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=3

 

How Do I Get My Web Browser’s Menu and Toolbar Back?

The menu bar and toolbars in web browsers are very easy to hide, often by accident. I'll show you a couple of ways to get them back.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_get_my_menu_and_toolbar_back_in_internet_explorer/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JcEmE4QbGpdfbL

 

How to export and import VPN connections on Windows 10

You can export and import your VPN settings to another computer, and in this guide, you'll learn how to do this.

https://pureinfotech.com/export-import-vpn-connections-windows-10/

 

A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/a-deep-dive-on-the-recent-widespread-dns-hijacking-attacks/

 

How to Keep Your Phone Number (Sort of) Private on Facebook

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-keep-your-phone-number-sort-of-private-on-face-1833036687

 

Why I’m excited for Apple’s Wi-Fi 6 iPhones

It doesn't matter if we see 5G iPhones appear this year. Wi-Fi 6 is where the most immediate benefits will be seen.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3341385/why-i-m-excited-for-apple-s-wi-fi-6-iphones.html

 

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

 

How to easily install Debian Linux packages directly from the Chrome OS Files app

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/how-to-install-debian-linux-packages-in-project-crostini-chrome-os-files-app/

 

8 Free Pedometer and Step Counter Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/free-android-pedometer-apps/

 

The Best Ransomware Protection for 2019

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/353231/the-best-ransomware-protection?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Your phone is making you fat - here's what you can do about it

https://www.komando.com/tips/550000/your-phone-is-making-you-fat-heres-what-you-can-do-about-it

 

5 New Google-Made Apps That Are Cool, Useful, and Fun

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-made-apps-cool-useful-fun/

 

How to Find the Percentage of Difference Between Values in Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/405548/how-to-find-the-percentage-of-difference-between-values-in-excel/

 

How to Adjust Brightness on Windows 10 Computers

Dial settings up or down to reach the light level you need

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-adjust-brightness-windows-10-4174497

 

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=3

 

Do I Need a New Email Address if Mine’s Involved in a Breach?

If you discover that your email address is part of a breach, you probably do not need to change it. But there are steps to take to protect yourself.

https://askleo.com/do-i-need-a-new-email-address-if-mines-involved-in-a-breach/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JcEmE4QbGpdfbL

 

How to enable tab previews in Google Chrome

Google's Chrome browser is adding preview for tabs, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-tab-previews-chrome/

 

Bomb Threat Hoaxer Exposed by Hacked Gaming Site

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/bomb-threat-hoaxer-exposed-by-hacked-gaming-site/

 

Don't Get Fooled by 'USB 3.2' Marketing Later This Year

https://lifehacker.com/dont-get-fooled-by-usb-3-2-marketing-later-this-year-1832988368

 

How to change the default email account on iPhone

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

 

Can you happily use a Chromebook and an iPhone? Yup.

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/opinion/can-you-happily-use-a-chromebook-and-an-iphone-yup/

 

How to Disable Bixby from Your Samsung Galaxy Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-bixby-samsung-galaxy/

 

Firefox 65 Cracks Down on Web Trackers With 'Strict Mode'

Firefox 65, released on Monday, features a redesigned "Content Blocking" setting, which you can easily access to stop third-party trackers from following you from site to site.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366238/firefox-65-cracks-down-on-web-trackers-with-strict-mode?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Delete these apps from your iPhone right now

https://www.komando.com/tips/550012/these-are-the-apps-you-should-delete-from-your-iphone

 

25 Amazingly Interesting YouTube Facts You Should Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/21-amazingly-interesting-youtube-facts-2016/

 

4 Smarthome Hubs You’ve Never Heard Of (And Why You Shouldn’t Use Them)

https://www.howtogeek.com/405197/4-smarthome-hubs-youve-never-heard-of-and-why-you-shouldnt-use-them/

 

Microsoft's Windows 10 in S Mode: What It Is and How to Install Apps

Are Windows 10 S and Windows 10 in S mode the same as Windows 10?

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-windows-10-s-4173113

 

Report reveals how China leverages social media to influence U.S.

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/report-reveals-how-china-leverages-social-media-to-influence-u-s/

 

How Do I Clean Up After Windows Update Breaks Other Applications?

Software rot can result in odd behavior, including a Windows update causing other software to fail. Here's one approach to try to get things working again.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-clean-up-after-windows-update-breaks-other-applications/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JcEmE4QbGpdfbL

 

How to disable hardware acceleration in Google Chrome

If Chrome is having problems displaying visual elements on the screen, then turning off hardware acceleration may fix the problem. Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-hardware-acceleration-chrome/

 

[Tip] Disable “Customer Experience Improvement Program” (Telemetry) in ESET NOD32 and Security Suites

https://www.askvg.com/tip-disable-customer-experience-improvement-program-telemetry-in-eset-nod32-and-security-suites/

 

Eliminate Distractions on Websites With This Chrome Extension

https://lifehacker.com/eliminate-distractions-on-websites-with-this-chrome-ext-1833014944

 

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

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/128052-add-user-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

How to set up and use Find My iPhone

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

 

Google video shows Chromebooks don’t suffer from bad user experiences found on Windows, Mac computers

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/google-video-shows-chromebooks-dont-suffer-from-bad-user-experiences-on-windows-mac-computers/

 

How to Prevent Other Instagram Users from Finding You

https://www.maketecheasier.com/prevent-instagram-users-finding-you/

 

Samsung's New 8K Display Chip Means Massive Bezel-less TVs

A new display driver chip allows Samsung to double the data transfer rate inside its 8K televisions, which makes them much more efficient while requiring fewer components. The knock-on effect being massive TVs with no bezel at all. Welcome to the all-screen future!

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366227/samsungs-new-8k-display-chip-means-massive-bezel-less-tvs?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

What are mobile pay apps and are they safe?

https://www.komando.com/tips/551476/what-are-mobile-pay-apps-and-are-they-safe

 

How to Create a Personal Wiki Using Microsoft OneNote

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-wiki-onenote/

 

How to Connect Any Console Game Controller to a Windows PC or Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/404325/how-to-connect-any-console-game-controller-to-a-windows-pc-or-mac/

 

What Is a Windows SmartScreen Filter?

Stop malware and other unknown programs from invading your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/windows-smartscreen-filter-4153116

 

Chrome updated to combat an exploited zero day

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/chrome-updated-to-combat-an-exploited-zero-day/

 

Which Raspberry Pi should you choose?

In the first article in our series on getting started with Raspberry Pi, learn the three criteria for choosing the right model for you.

https://tinyurl.com/y3hf57r7

Buy an Xbox One, Get a Free Game

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/xbox-one/202571/buy-an-xbox-one-get-a-free-game?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9bqakIt1dz1FwVnpeuSoD8GhO2rbTo7YRbmhnQn9n0GnIm9wS7CQ4Gn5KBh1mAHYx5WpiOeyiHdVkTZUNuLE8622sUwg&_hsmi=70658053

 

[Good News] Windows 10 will Automatically Uninstall Problematic Updates that Cause Startup Failure

https://www.askvg.com/good-news-windows-10-will-automatically-uninstall-problematic-updates-that-cause-startup-failure/

 

Unplug Your Electronics Before a Thunderstorm

https://lifehacker.com/unplug-your-electronics-before-a-thunderstorm-1832986570

 

How to Add or Remove 'Copy To folder' and 'Move To folder' Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/29141-add-copy-folder-move-folder-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Tufts expelled a student for grade hacking. She claims innocence

'You're guilty unless you can prove it'

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/08/tufts-grade-hacking/

 

Will we see a federal privacy law in the US?

At RSA 2019, Dana Simberkoff of AvePoint discussed how companies can reevaluate privacy policies.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-we-see-a-federal-privacy-law-in-the-us/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

8 of the Best Android Screen-Recording Apps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-screen-recording-apps/

 

Beware: Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise

Eighty-three percent of information security professionals recently polled by Proofpoint said they experienced phishing attacks last year, up from 76 percent who said the same in 2017.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366210/beware-phishing-attacks-are-on-the-rise?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Wi-Fi 6 is finally here - what is it all about?

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/548833/wi-fi-6-is-finally-here-what-is-it-all-about

 

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

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

 

Hackable car alarms leave three million cars at risk of hijack

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/hackable-car-alarms-leave-three-million-cars-at-risk-of-hijack-20932.html#new_tab

Back to Top

Mon 1563 03/11/2019

Could this be our first glimpse of the Galaxy Fold 2?

https://bgr.com/2019/03/11/samsung-foldable-clamshell-phone-patent/

 

New Breed of Fuel Pump Skimmer? Not Really

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/new-breed-of-fuel-pump-skimmer-uses-sms-and-bluetooth/

 

How to Add An Email Account To Outlook

View Gmail, Yahoo and other email accounts from within Outlook

https://www.lifewire.com/add-an-email-account-to-outlook-4166673

 

John Oliver unleashes robocall hell on FCC Commissioners

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/john-oliver-unleashes-robocall-hell-043621125.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

20 Windows 10-Specific Keyboard Shortcuts That Every User Should Know

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-10-keyboard-shortcuts/

 

LibreOffice 6.2 with optional Tabbed Ribbon-like interface

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/10/libreoffice-6-2-with-optional-tabbed-ribbon-like-interface/

 

Spotify Could Ban You for Using Ad-Blockers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/spotify-bans-ad-blockers/#

 

Scan for Competing Wifi Networks With This Free Android App

https://lifehacker.com/scan-for-competing-wifi-networks-with-this-free-android-1833078315

 

Hackers use stolen password to access TurboTax tax return information

Let this be a lesson: Don't reuse your passwords.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/hackers-reportedly-access-turbotax-accounts-and-tax-returns/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=3

 

Microsoft Safety Scanner

A standalone on-demand computer scanner that performs quick, full, or custom analysis on your computer to detect potential threats

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Microsoft-Safety-Scanner.shtml

 

Apple has been working on folding iPhones for some time

Apple first began filing patents for folding smartphones in 2014

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3344478/apple-has-been-working-on-folding-iphones-for-some-time.html

 

Why Self-Checkout Is and Has Always Been the Worst

https://gizmodo.com/why-self-checkout-is-and-has-always-been-the-worst-1833106695

 

What Is DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404891/what-is-dhcp-dynamic-host-configuration-protocol/

 

How Google's Jigsaw Is Trying to Detoxify the Internet

The Perspective API from Jigsaw, part of Google parent company Alphabet, gives online comment mods an evolving set of tools to combat abuse and harassment. But this machine learning technology also raises questions about the limits of AI.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365966/how-google-s-jigsaw-is-trying-to-detoxify-the-internet?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Why are Apple products so friggin' expensive?

https://www.komando.com/tips/549472/mt-why-are-apple-products-so-friggin-expensive

 

Should You Upgrade or Replace Your Laptop?

How to know when to replace or upgrade a Windows laptop

https://www.lifewire.com/upgrade-or-replace-laptop-4153342

 

Apple says 'it's show time' March 25, TV service announcement expected

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-sets-march-event-date-ahead-possible-tv-193647395--finance.html

 

4 Windows Sticky Notes Tips For Better Productivity

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-sticky-notes-tips/

 

NVCleanstall: customize the Nvidia driver installation

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/08/nvcleanstall-customize-the-nvidia-driver-installation/

 

How to Really Block Time-Wasting Websites: 3 Tips That Work

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-really-block-time-wasting-websites/

 

Organize Your Gmail Inbox Fast by Right-Clicking

https://lifehacker.com/organize-your-gmail-inbox-fast-by-right-clicking-1833094014

 

3 easy tips to speed up your dryer

Use these tips to make your clothes dry faster when you're in a rush.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/tips-to-quickly-dry-your-clothes/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=3

 

FlashBoot

Create bootable USB drives for installing Windows, run a complete OS from a flash drive and more, with this intuitive application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Boot-Manager-Disk/FlashBoot.shtml

 

A Mac user’s guide to the Google Chrome browser

Though Safari is the default browser for most mac OS users, some have to use Chrome.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3343066/a-mac-user-s-guide-to-the-google-chrome-browser.html

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: An Android Champ to Get Excited About

https://gizmodo.com/samsung-galaxy-s10-review-an-android-champ-to-get-exci-1833080698

 

What Is SD Express and How Much Faster Is It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/406017/what-is-sd-express-and-how-much-faster-is-it/

 

The Best Board Game Apps for 2019

Boards, counters, tokens, dice, and cards are great, but these top-notch games for Android and iOS have all the fun, with none of the clutter.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/357466/the-best-board-game-apps-for-2019?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

9 iPhone tricks you’ll use all the time

https://www.komando.com/tips/551377/9-iphone-tricks-youll-use-all-the-time

 

7 Best Free PDF Editors

Use these free PDF editors and online tools to make changes to your PDF files

https://www.lifewire.com/best-free-pdf-editors-4147622

 

DirecTV Now Prices Going Up by $10 per Month for All Customers, AT&T Rolling Out Two New Reformatted Packages

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/directv-now-prices-going-10-171244717.html

 

5 Biggest Things to Look for on Windows 10 in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-10-predictions-developments-2019/

 

Why is quitting Skype so difficult on Windows 10?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/08/why-is-quitting-skype-so-difficult-on-windows-10/

 

How to Install and Customize Ringtones on Android Phones

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-install-custom-ringtones-android-phones/

 

How to Shorten Your Lengthy Gmail Messages

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-shorten-your-lengthy-gmail-messages-1833041665

 

Meeting GDPR standards doesn’t guarantee Calif. privacy law compliance, experts warn

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/meeting-gdpr-standards-doesnt-guarantee-calif-privacy-law-compliance-experts-warn/

 

Windows Firewall Control (now owned by Malwarebytes as an add-on to bolster Windows Firewall)

Rapidly access Windows Firewall settings, create rules for each installed program (allow or deny network access) and select the filtering profile

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Firewall/Windows-Firewall-Control.shtml

 

How to Add, Remove, and List Sudo Users in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/128094-add-remove-list-sudo-users-wsl-linux-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

Why 'ji32k7au4a83' Is a Remarkably Common Password

https://gizmodo.com/why-ji32k7au4a83-is-a-remarkably-common-password-1833045282

 

What’s New in Chrome 73, Arriving March 12

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

 

The Best Outdoor Home Security Cameras for 2019

Keep your home and property safe by monitoring what's happening outside with a connected camera. These smart outdoor security cams can withstand the elements to keep your home protected from the inside out.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/366149/the-best-outdoor-home-security-cameras?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

Get the best screenshot tool for your computer

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

 

How to Print to PDF

Quickly convert anything to PDF on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/print-to-pdf-4147601

 

Apple users ‘are just not excited’ about new iPhone

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/apple-users-just-not-excited-152755857.html

 

CES 2019: Lapscreen Paper-Thin USB-C Monitor that Travels Easily

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ces-2019-lapscreen-paper-thin-usb-c-monitor/

 

Nvidia drops 3D Vision support in GeForce Game Ready Drivers

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/11/nvidia-3d-vision-end-of-support/

 

How 4K TV Resolution Compares to 8K, 2K, UHD, 1440p, and 1080p

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8k-4k-2k-uhd-1440p-1080p-tv-resolution/

 

How to Find a Trustworthy VPN

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-a-trustworthy-vpn-1833045522

 

Researchers hack cars via aftermarket alarm systems

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/pen-test-partners-found-vulnerabilities-in-aftermarket-car-alarms-which-allowed-them-to-hack-and-hijack-cars-in-a-matter-of-moments/

 

TweakPower

Adjust system performance, clean various areas of the computer, create an automated maintenance schedule, and a lot more with the help of this PC maintenance suite

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

 

How to Turn On or Off Sync Your Settings in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4077-turn-off-sync-settings-microsoft-account-windows-10-a.html

 

Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

https://gizmodo.com/delete-never-the-digital-hoarders-who-collect-tumblrs-1832900423

 

What To Do When Your Chromebook Reaches the End of Its Life

https://www.howtogeek.com/403164/what-to-do-when-your-chromebook-reaches-the-end-of-its-life/

 

What Is 5G?

AT&T, Verizon, and other carriers will start to launch 5G networks this year. But what exactly is 5G, and how fast is it compared with 4G? Here are the facts we know so far.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/345387/what-is-5g?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=8

 

8 ways to stop your phone from tracking you

https://www.komando.com/columns/543526/8-ways-to-stop-your-phone-from-tracking-you

 

The 5 Best Linux Distros For Beginners in 2019

Want to try out Linux but not sure where to start? Check out our picks

https://www.lifewire.com/best-linux-distributions-for-beginners-4174526

 

Huawei Sues U.S. for Barring Equipment

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/huawei-sues-u-barring-equipment-195252844.html

 

Payroll Provider Gives Extortionists a Payday

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/payroll-provider-gives-extortionists-a-payday/

Back to Top

Sun 1562 03/10/2019

Google: Update Chrome Immediately

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10516/google-update-chrome-immediately

 

How to Make Folders and Group Apps on the iPhone

Organize your iPhone to save time and avoid aggravation

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-make-folders-and-group-apps-on-iphone-2000100

 

Intermediate Tech Literacy: The Skills You Need to Be Savvy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/intermediate-tech-literacy-skills/

 

Surprise (not): Extensions may impact a browser's performance

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/13/surprise-not-extensions-may-impact-a-browsers-performance/

 

Task Scheduler Managed Wrapper

Turn to this .NET wrapper aimed at Windows Task Scheduler that comprises an editor, is capable of aggregating multiple versions, and can handle localization

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/Components-Libraries/Task-Scheduler-Managed-Wrapper.shtml

 

Google Makes Gmail’s Right-Click Menu More Useful

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-gmail-right-click-menu-useful/

 

Would You Trade Gmail for This Personal Email Server? I Tried.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trade-gmail-personal-email-server-204819923.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

More healthcare facilities affected by Wolverine Solutions Group data breach come forward

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/more-healthcare-facilities-affected-by-wolverine-solutions-group-data-breach-come-forward/

 

How to Dim Your iPhone's Brightness More Than You Thought Possible 

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-dim-your-iphones-brightness-more-than-you-though-1833138064

 

Apple in 2019: It’s all about the software, stupid

Apple’s transition into a service provider is accelerating, with the company hiring more software developers than hardware developers.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3353038/apple-in-2019-its-all-about-the-software-stupid.html

 

iPhone 11 rumors: Price, specs, features and everything else we know

As Samsung leads the market toward 5G and foldable screens, can Apple keep up?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/iphone-11-rumors-price-specs-features-and-everything-else-we-know/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

NVIDIA Patches Security Issues in GPU Display Driver for Windows, Linux

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nvidia-patches-security-issues-in-gpu-display-driver-for-windows-linux/

 

How to See Which Apps Are Tracking Your Location on iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/404865/how-to-see-which-apps-are-tracking-your-location-on-iphone/

 

How to Protect US Elections Before It's Too Late

At RSA, a panel of experts reveal what exactly needs to be done to protect US elections before 2020. Spoiler: it won't be easy or cheap.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366973/how-to-protect-us-elections-before-its-too-late?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

Delete these apps from your Android phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/550027/apps-you-should-delete-from-your-android-phone

 

Tips for Mobile Photography

Snap amazing pictures on the go

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-for-mobile-photography-2378404

 

Microsoft Planning Project xCloud, Game-Streaming Service, aka ‘Netflix for Games’

https://www.maketecheasier.com/microsoft-project-xcloudnetflix-for-games/

 

Firefox 67: password manager improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/12/firefox-67-password-manager-improvements/

 

Portable simplewall (Wfp Tool)

Effortlessly set up a firewall to prevent any applications from accessing the Internet by creating a whitelist or blacklist using this portable tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Security/Portable-simplewall.shtml

 

How to View and Send Text Messages on Your Computer: 6 Ways

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-ways-to-send-and-check-sms-messages-from-your-pc/

 

Lenovo Smart Tab M10 smart display and tablet hybrid on sale for $50 off at Amazon

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/lenovo-smart-tab-m10-smart-090500823.html

 

IRS warns of new tax-related phishing scams

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/irs-warns-of-new-tax-related-phishing-scams/

 

Know When Malware Tries to Access Your Mac's Camera or Mic With This App

https://lifehacker.com/know-when-malware-tries-to-access-your-macs-camera-or-m-1833174928

 

Now you can buy police-grade iPhone hacking tools on eBay

Proof positive that privacy and security are essential in the digital age

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3346023/now-you-can-buy-police-grade-iphone-hacking-tools-on-ebay.html

 

Consumers no longer think voice assistants are mediocre

Adobe's latest report shows consumer sentiment about Alexa, Siri and others is much more positive.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/consumers-no-longer-think-voice-assistants-are-mediocre/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=2

 

B0r0nt0K Ransomware Wants $75,000 Ransom, Infects Linux Servers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/b0r0nt0k-ransomware-wants-75-000-ransom-infects-linux-servers/

 

Early Adopter Pain Is Real, But We Need It For Progress

https://www.howtogeek.com/405770/early-adopter-pain-is-real-but-we-need-it-for-progress/

 

DHS: China's Influence on Supply Chain, 5G a Key Concern

Chinese technology vendors should brace for more pushback from the US government, but DHS doesn't necessarily plan to target individual vendors, an agency official said today.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366965/dhs-chinas-influence-on-supply-chain-5g-a-key-concern?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

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

 

How to Organize Apps on Your iPad

Use Folders and the Dock to Organize Your Apps

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-organize-apps-on-your-ipad-4071192

 

IoT Tech Trends: Where You Can Learn All About Internet of Things

https://www.maketecheasier.com/iot-tech-trends/

 

Chrome to skip low priority tasks until shutdown to reduce memory use

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/11/chrome-shutdown-memory-use/

 

PaperScan Scanner Software Free Edition

A simple yet powerful scanning software that enables you to operate a wide variety of image adjustments so you can enhance the appearance of your photos

https://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/AutoRun-Builders/PaperScan-Free.shtml

 

How to Block Emails on Your iPhone: 3 Methods to Know About

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-block-emails-on-iphone/

 

MyEquifax.com Bypasses Credit Freeze PIN

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/03/myequifax-com-bypasses-credit-freeze-pin/

 

Nvidia nears deal to acquire Mellanox Technologies: source

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-nears-deal-acquire-mellanox-technologies-source-173730817--finance.html

 

Check if Your Android VPN Is Collecting Personal Data

https://lifehacker.com/check-if-your-android-vpn-is-collecting-personal-data-1833108243

 

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Amazon, Facebook, and Google

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/202305/elizabeth-warren-wants-to-break-up-amazon-facebook-and-google?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--TzmEdXdlB47N-5K1E6h2W8UMHraghEdYuqzj-D6ralqCM4DZ_3Yxlsn7K3hLqWg0-jbcOwqoYBgOJIJqcpDcVf0y-8A&_hsmi=7061017

 

How to Turn On or Off 'Shortcut' Name Extension for New Shortcuts in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4663-turn-off-shortcut-name-extension-windows-10-a.html

 

LinkedIn Messaging Abused to Target US Companies With Backdoors

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/linkedin-messaging-abused-to-target-us-companies-with-backdoors/

 

How to Remove Underlined Hyperlinks in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/402628/how-to-remove-underlined-hyperlinks-in-powerpoint/

 

When Fighting Nation-State Hackers, Move Fast, Experts Warn

Russian actors can move across a victim's corporate network within 20 minutes of first gaining access; North Korean hackers take two hours and Chinese hackers take about four.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367001/when-fighting-nation-state-hackers-move-fast-experts-warn?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

Run a comprehensive background check on yourself

https://www.komando.com/tips/548938/run-a-comprehensive-background-check-on-yourself

 

How to Add Startup Items to Your Mac

Automatically launch applications or items when you boot your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-add-startup-items-to-mac-2260903

 

5 of the Best Wireless Mechanical Keyboards in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-wireless-mechanical-keyboards/

 

Block Microsoft Edge from running in the background on Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/11/block-microsoft-edge-from-running-in-the-background-on-windows-10/

 

Intel Driver & Support Assistant

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

 

Why Does My Phone Need More Than One Camera?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-phone-more-than-one-camera/

 

Elizabeth Warren also wants to break up Apple

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/09/elizabeth-warren-reportedly-also-wants-to-break-up-apple/?yptr=yahoo

 

Hackers Sell Access to Bait-and-Switch Empire

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/03/hackers-sell-access-to-bait-and-switch-empire/

 

Get Apple to Repair Your iPhone, Even With a Third-Party Battery

https://lifehacker.com/get-apple-to-repair-your-iphone-even-with-a-third-part-1833098707

 

FBI Boss Warns Businesses of Chinese Hackers Stealing Their Intellectual Property

https://businessinsights.bitdefender.com/fbi-warns-businesses-chinese-hackers-stealing-intellectual-property#new_tab

 

How to Take a Screen Snip (Screenshot) with Snip & Sketch in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/109297-take-screen-snip-snip-sketch-windows-10-a.html

 

NY Governor Cuomo Calls For Investigation on Facebook Health Data Collection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/ny-governor-cuomo-calls-for-investigation-on-facebook-health-data-collection/

 

How to Reply With a Tapback in Messages on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/405773/how-to-reply-with-a-tapback-in-messages-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

Alphabet to Give Businesses the Backstory on How They Got Hacked

Backstory is a cloud service from Google parent Alphabet that can process a company's network data for signs of malicious activity.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366936/alphabet-to-give-businesses-the-backstory-on-how-they-got-ha?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=6

 

Change this one setting to double your internet speed

https://www.komando.com/tips/361922/change-this-one-setting-to-double-your-internet-speed/all

 

How to Take Screenshots on Android

Depending your device, it's a different combination of buttons

https://www.lifewire.com/take-screenshots-on-android-121659

Back to Top

 

 

Back to Top

 

The Chicago Computer Society
P.O. Box 159                      (708) 588-0385
LaGrange, IL 60525-0159  
   1ccsadmin@comcast.net

Page Updated
March 17, 2019

Copyright © 1995- 2011, The Chicago Computer Society, All Rights Reserved.
Send changes to
Jerry Sass Webmaster for CCS