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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 03/23/2019 1575
Fri 03/22/2019 1574
Thur 03/21/2019 1573
Wed 03/20/2019 1572
Tue 03/19/2019 1571
Mon 03/18/2019 1570
Sun 03/17/2019 1569

Sat 1575 03/23/2019

Intel's 9th Gen mobile Core processors will launch before July

The chips could lead to more powerful laptops for games and creators.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/21/intel-9th-gen-mobile-core-processor-launch/?yptr=yahoo

 

Fight against robocalls continues as AT&T, Comcast complete test of verified call

https://news.yahoo.com/fight-against-robocalls-continues-t-142415787.html

 

How to access your Android phone's texts and photos in Windows 10

You can view photos and text messages from your Android device directly in Windows 10. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to use the Your Phone Companion app.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-access-your-android-phones-texts-and-photos-in-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Microsoft Launches Public Preview of Windows Virtual Desktop

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/203437/microsoft-launches-public-preview-of-windows-virtual-desktop?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_K2wtuJvr38uNQMEGt5Q8QUn5FrvE2TSW3W9VgxECWRzL9VcMVNxMTFbRVTnU8HPMVt3kjbAgPM5TsxsShIzSSOk7YbA&_hsmi=71004806

 

How to pair Apple AirPods with a Windows PC

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-pair-apple-airpods-windows-pc

 

What Is a Chromebook?

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

 

DDoS-for-Hire Crackdown Leads to 85% Drop in Attack Sizes

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ddos-for-hire-crackdown-leads-to-85-percent-drop-in-attack-sizes/

 

Google Play is flooded with hundreds of unsafe anti-virus products

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/google-play-is-flooded-with-hundreds-of-unsafe-anti-virus-products-20976.html#new_tab

 

How to Personalize Your Windows 10 Notifications

https://www.maketecheasier.com/personalize-windows10-notifications/

 

Dutch hacker who DDoSed the BBC and Yahoo News gets no jail time

Hacker used a Mirai botnet to DDoS companies and ask for ransoms to stop attacks.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dutch-hacker-who-ddosed-the-bbc-and-yahoo-news-gets-no-jail-time/

 

How to open RAR files in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/open-rar-files-in-windows-10

 

Threat actors leverage credential dumps, phishing, and legacy email protocols to bypass MFA and breach cloud accounts worldwide

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/threat-actors-leverage-credential-dumps-phishing-and-legacy-email-protocols

 

How to Avoid Windows 7’s End-of-Support Nags

https://www.howtogeek.com/408556/how-to-avoid-windows-7s-end-of-support-nags/

 

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

 

Vizio Is Pushing for Household Targeted Ads on Smart TVs

A consortium of TV networks, advertisers, and Vizio are working to create an open standard that would allow adverts to be targeted at specific households, which raises privacy concerns.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367096/vizio-is-pushing-for-household-targeted-ads-on-smart-tvs?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Microsoft and University of Washington demonstrate automated DNA data storage

Microsoft and University of Washington demonstrate automated DNA data storage

 

Vulnerability in Android Instant Apps can be used to steal history, authentication tokens

Google's Instant Apps feature allows you to try apps before installing them, though a vulnerability allows attackers to abuse the feature to steal data.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/vulnerability-in-android-instant-apps-can-be-used-to-steal-history-authentication-tokens/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows Defender ATP Is Now Microsoft Defender ATP, Coming to Mac

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/203439/windows-defender-atp-is-now-microsoft-defender-atp-coming-to-mac?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_K2wtuJvr38uNQMEGt5Q8QUn5FrvE2TSW3W9VgxECWRzL9VcMVNxMTFbRVTnU8HPMVt3kjbAgPM5TsxsShIzSSOk7YbA&_hsmi=71004806

 

Microsoft to start warning users about Windows 7 end-of-support deadline

If you're still running Windows 7, Microsoft is about to warn you of its upcoming end-of-support date, meaning it's time to upgrade.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-begin-warning-windows-7-users-end-support-date-nears

 

You Can Now Use Threaded Replies on Messenger

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-threaded-replies-on-messenger/

 

Microsoft Antimalware Crashing With Error 0x800106ba on Windows 7 & 8

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-antimalware-crashing-with-error-0x800106ba-on-windows-7-and-8/

 

Aluminium plants hit by cyber-attack, global company turns to manual operations

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/aluminium-plants-hit-by-cyber-attack-global-company-turns-to-manual-operations-20982.html#new_tab

 

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Android (No Root Required)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-twrp-recovery-android-no-root/

 

Locating The Netherlands’ Most Wanted Criminal By Scrutinising Instagram

https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-and-europe/2019/03/19/locating-the-netherlands-most-wanted-criminal-by-scrutinising-instagram/

 

AMD vs Intel – What are the main differences?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/amd-vs-intel-differences

 

Spear-Phishing a Serious Threat to Law Firms

https://www.biggerlawfirm.com/spear-phishing-a-serious-threat-to-law-firms/

 

How to Turn Syncing On or Off in Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/408150/how-to-turn-syncing-on-or-off-in-chrome/

 

How to Turn off Siri

Just because Siri exists doesn't mean you have to use her

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-turn-off-siri-4173769

 

These exclusive codes can save you up to £55 on a range of refurbished Apple products

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/exclusive-codes-save-55-range-131304635.html

 

Falling NAND prices will drive PCIe SSDs to 50% market share in 2019

Sales of PCIe-connected drives are expected to reach parity with SATA SSDs this year, as the price premium for NVMe decreases.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/falling-nand-prices-will-drive-pcie-ssds-to-50-market-share-in-2019/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Americans Subscribe to an Average of 3 Streaming Video Services

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/203455/americans-subscribe-to-an-average-of-3-streaming-video-services?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_K2wtuJvr38uNQMEGt5Q8QUn5FrvE2TSW3W9VgxECWRzL9VcMVNxMTFbRVTnU8HPMVt3kjbAgPM5TsxsShIzSSOk7YbA&_hsmi=71004806

 

Microsoft starts testing phone screen mirroring with Your Phone on Windows 10 19H1

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-starts-testing-phone-screen-mirroring-your-phone-windows-10-19h1

 

How to Make Your Mac Boot From a USB Drive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-boot-from-usb-drive/

 

80% of the Top Exploited Vulnerabilities Targeted Microsoft in 2018

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/80-percent-of-the-top-exploited-vulnerabilities-targeted-microsoft-in-2018/

 

How to Find Location of Recovery Image used to Reset Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4301-find-reset-recovery-image-location-windows-10-a.html

 

Take Better Screenshots In Ubuntu With Flameshot

https://www.maketecheasier.com/flameshot-take-better-screenshots-ubuntu/

 

Hydro working hard to recover following ransomware attack

COMPANY SAYS IT WILL NOT PAY RANSOM TO EXTORTIONISTS.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/hydro-working-hard-to-recover-following-ransomware-attack/

 

Run as administrator not working in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/run-as-administrator-not-working-in-windows-10

 

Phishing attacks: Half of organisations have fallen victim in last two years

Research by Sophos says phishing attacks have compromised large numbers of organisations in recent years.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/half-of-organisations-have-fallen-victim-to-phishing-attacks-in-last-two-years/

 

What are Pivot Tables in Google Sheets, and How Do I Use Them

https://www.howtogeek.com/407943/what-are-pivot-tables-in-google-sheets-and-how-do-i-use-them/

 

How to Use the iPad Dock In iOS 12

https://www.lifewire.com/use-ipad-dock-4154701

 

How to Block a Number on Your Smartphone

Whether you have an iPhone or Android smartphone, here's how to block annoying calls and texts on any phone.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/331825/how-to-block-a-number-on-any-phone?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Nvidia’s Big Bet on Ray Tracing Pays Off

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/nvidia-big-bet-ray-tracing-180021976.html

 

How to create a virtual desktop in macOS

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-a-virtual-desktop-in-macos/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows 7 End of Support Notification Arrives

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/203451/windows-7-end-of-support-notification-arrives?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_K2wtuJvr38uNQMEGt5Q8QUn5FrvE2TSW3W9VgxECWRzL9VcMVNxMTFbRVTnU8HPMVt3kjbAgPM5TsxsShIzSSOk7YbA&_hsmi=71004806

 

One of tech's biggest YouTubers makes the switch from Apple to Windows

After some quality control issues with a MacBook, Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon reigns supreme for Unbox Therapy.

https://www.windowscentral.com/one-techs-biggest-youtubers-makes-switch-apple-windows

 

Microsoft Brings Windows Defender to Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-windows-defender-mac/

 

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks Moving to Mobile

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/business-email-compromise-bec-attacks-moving-to-mobile/

 

How to Move Your Downloads Folder Location in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/74949-move-location-downloads-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Check If Your Webcam Has Been Hacked

https://www.maketecheasier.com/check-webcam-hacked/

 

Little Caesars Warns Fake Coupon Could Download Virus

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/03/06/little-caesars-warns-fake-coupon-could-download-virus/

 

How to view your Speaker notes privately in PowerPoint Presentations

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/view-speaker-notes-privately-in-powerpoint-presentation

 

Fake CDC Flu Pandemic Warning delivers Gandcrab 5.2 ransomware

https://myonlinesecurity.co.uk/fake-cdc-flu-pandemic-warning-delivers-gandcrab-5-2-ransomware/

 

How Fake Reviews Are Manipulating You Online

https://www.howtogeek.com/407521/how-fake-reviews-are-manipulating-you-online/

 

How to Use the Files App on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ios-files-app-4142651

 

Germany's Anti-Black Market Bill May Threaten Tor Network

The new bill is designed to close a loophole in local laws, which made it difficult to punish the operators of black market websites. But privacy experts fear the same bill will criminalize anyone who supports the dark web's infrastructure, such as the Tor network.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367218/germanys-anti-black-market-bill-may-threaten-tor-network?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

No, It's Not the IRS Calling, and 2 Other Tax Scams to Watch Out For

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/no-apos-not-irs-calling-171500961.html

 

The Possibility Of A Cyber Pearl Harbor Remains Real, Says Former CIA Director

https://www.forbes.com/sites/oracle/2019/03/13/the-possibility-of-a-cyber-pearl-harbor-remains-real-says-former-cia-director/

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Fri 1574 03/22/2019

VPN FOR BEGINNERS

https://bestvpn.org/beginners-guide-to-vpn-terms/

 

Microsoft Defender comes to the Mac

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/21/microsoft-defender-comes-to-the-mac/?yptr=yahoo

 

The release date for Microsoft’s disc-less Xbox One S just leaked

https://bgr.com/2019/03/21/xbox-one-s-all-digital-release-date-box-art-leak/

 

How to Disable the Windows 10 Startup Delay

https://www.howtogeek.com/403162/how-to-disable-the-windows-10-startup-delay/

 

Windows 10 Camera adds document scanning features for Insiders

Windows Camera is getting a little bit of Office Lens flavor.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-camera-adds-document-scanning-features-insiders

 

The 5 Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Access

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-easy-use-free-alternatives-microsoft-access/

 

Google Fined $1.7 Billion for Anti-Competitive Practices in Online Advertising

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-fined-17-billion-for-anti-competitive-practices-in-online-advertising/

 

CPU is not running at full speed in Windows 10

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

 

SECURITY NEWS THIS WEEK: BETO O'ROURKE WAS PART OF AN INFAMOUS '90S HACKER GROUP

https://www.wired.com/story/beto-orourke-cult-of-the-dead-cow-hacking-group/

 

How to Tell If an Android App Is Trustworthy

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

 

Researcher Claims Iranian APT Behind 6TB Data Heist at Citrix

https://threatpost.com/ranian-apt-6tb-data-citrix/142688/

 

Google Launches New Stadia Game Streaming Service

https://www.thurrott.com/google/203289/google-launches-new-stadia-game-streaming-service?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9J7TG5ocOBnXpfORwX31h2oumt0i2eV0_TzuJPGL94ByZVG0yK9GI609frbvUMOsKk4ojcck5sz6662CU1VVxa-77cNA&_hsmi=70958510

 

How to copy and paste items between Microsoft Office apps on an iPad

Learn how to copy and paste text, images, and other content between Office apps on your iPad.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-copy-and-paste-items-between-microsoft-office-apps-on-an-ipad/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Setting Up an iPad Without a Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/setup-ipad-without-computer-2740803

 

Moscow Cops to Track Suspects With Facial-Recognition Glasses

Officers will sport AR glasses that tap into a database of wanted individuals, which has been checked against information from 1,500 of Moscow's 167,000 CCTV cameras. Andrey Belozerov, Moscow's Strategy and Innovations Advisor, explains.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366950/moscow-cops-to-track-suspects-with-facial-recognition-glasse?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

T-Mobile unveils home broadband service that could expand after Sprint merger

https://bgr.com/2019/03/21/t-mobile-home-internet-service-details/

 

How to Make a Bootable Clone of Your Mac’s Hard Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/399058/how-to-make-a-bootable-clone-of-your-macs-hard-drive/

 

This versatile LCD monitor desk mount can tilt, swivel, or rotate as needed for only $10

This Vesa-compatible mount works with monitors up to 27 inches.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-alloyseed-fully-adjustable-computer-monitor-desk-mount

 

UniFi Protect: The Best Home Security Camera System

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/unifi-protect/

 

Google Photos Bug Exposed the Location & Time of Your Pictures

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-photos-bug-exposed-the-location-and-time-of-your-pictures/

 

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

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

 

Triton is the world’s most murderous malware, and it’s spreading

The rogue code can disable safety systems designed to prevent catastrophic industrial accidents. It was discovered in the Middle East, but the hackers behind it are now targeting companies in North America and other parts of the world, too.

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613054/cybersecurity-critical-infrastructure-triton-malware/

 

How to Convert PowerPoint Slides to Mac Keynote Presentation

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

 

Hackers use Slack to hide malware communications

A watering hole attack used Slack for its command-and-control communications to avoid network and endpoint detection.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3359182/hackers-use-slack-to-hide-malware-communications.html

 

Phil Spencer on Stadia: Google Went Big Today, We Will Go Big at E3

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/203350/phil-spencer-on-stadia-google-went-big-today-at-e3-we-will-go-big?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9J7TG5ocOBnXpfORwX31h2oumt0i2eV0_TzuJPGL94ByZVG0yK9GI609frbvUMOsKk4ojcck5sz6662CU1VVxa-77cNA&_hsmi=70958510

 

10 essential apps and utilities for your Mac (free PDF)

https://mail.yahoo.com/d/3/edit/3085486826

 

What to Do With a New iPad

Have a New iPad? What to Do First

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-new-ipad-1994391

 

How to Control and Delete Cookies on Your Browser

Most of the time, cookies are a good thing, but they can also track you. Take control of a tiny bit of your online privacy by blocking, deleting, and allowing only select cookies.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/333088/how-to-control-and-delete-cookies-on-your-browser?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Apple’s event on Monday could revolutionize the way we watch TV

https://bgr.com/2019/03/21/apple-tv-hbo-bundle-subscription-plan/

 

How to Disable Motion Smoothing on a Roku TV

https://www.howtogeek.com/402240/how-to-disable-motion-smoothing-on-a-roku-tv/

 

Grab the new Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500GB NVMe M.2 SSD at its lowest price yet

Great price. I might even buy this one.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-samsung-970-evo-plus-500-gb-nv-me-m-2-ssd-micro-center

 

FreeNAS vs. OpenMediaVault vs. Amahi: Which Is Best for a DIY NAS?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/freenas-openmediavault-amahi-nas-software/

 

Fake eBay Ad in Google Search Led to Tech Support Scams

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-ebay-ad-in-google-search-led-to-tech-support-scams/

 

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

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

 

A New Age of Warfare: How Internet Mercenaries Do Battle for Authoritarian Governments

Sophisticated surveillance, once the domain of world powers, is increasingly available on the private market. Smaller countries are seizing on the tools — sometimes for darker purposes.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/politics/government-hackers-nso-darkmatter.html?emc=edit_th_190322&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=496806370322

 

Upcoming Changes to Google Chrome Could Kill Ad Blockers

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-chrome-ad-blockers/

 

Passwords and Their Encryption Are Easy Prey for Cyber Criminals in Account Takeover Attacks

https://blog.knowbe4.com/passwords-and-their-encryption-are-easy-prey-for-cyber-criminals-in-account-takeover-attacks

 

How to Enable or Disable Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127060-enable-disable-windows-recovery-environment-windows-10-a.html

 

Raspberry Pi-style Jetson Nano is a powerful low-cost AI computer from Nvidia

The $99 Jetson Nano Developer Kit is a board tailored for running machine-learning models and using them to carry out tasks such as computer vision.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-style-jetson-nano-is-a-powerful-low-cost-ai-computer-from-nvidia/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The First 10 Things You Should Do With Your iPad

How to Get Started With Your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/first-10-things-to-do-ipad-1994406

 

Facebook Cracks Down on Revenge Porn With New Detection Tech

The company has also launched a support hub called 'Not Without My Consent' offering instructions on how to report revenge porn on Facebook and beyond, and other resources.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367203/facebook-cracks-down-on-revenge-porn-with-new-detection-tech?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Add 240GB of blazing-fast SanDisk SSD storage to your laptop for $35

https://bgr.com/2019/03/21/best-ssd-2019-gaming-amazon-sale/

 

Want Better Smarthome Voice Control? Use Groups

https://www.howtogeek.com/404272/want-better-smarthome-voice-control-use-groups/

 

How to use an Xbox One controller with your PC

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-xbox-one-controller-your-pc

 

iPhone Won’t Back Up to iCloud? 9 Fixes to Try

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-backup-icloud-fixes/

 

Netflix and AMEX Customers Actively Targeted by Phishing Campaigns

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/netflix-and-amex-customers-actively-targeted-by-phishing-campaigns/

 

Concenturio is a freeware Alarm Reminder for Windows PC

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

 

Supreme Court challenges $8.5M class-action privacy settlement against Google

https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2019/03/21/google-privacy-settlement-scotus.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Tighten Up Your Privacy on a Chromebook

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

 

[SCAM OF THE WEEK] Phishing Attack Warns About Boeing 737 Max Crashes And Infects Workstations

https://blog.knowbe4.com/scam-of-the-week-phishing-attack-warns-about-boeing-737-max-crashes-and-infects-workstations

 

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

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

 

How to add 'Move to' and 'Copy to' to the context menu in Windows 10

Microsoft does not include "Copy to" and "Move to" by default in the Windows Explorer context menu, but a few tweaks of the Windows Registry file can fix that oversight.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-move-to-and-copy-to-to-the-context-menu-in-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The First 10 Things You Should Do With Your iPad

How to Get Started With Your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/first-10-things-to-do-ipad-1994406

 

The Best Encryption Software for 2019

Just because you have antivirus software installed on your PC doesn't mean a zero-day Trojan can't steal your personal data. The best encryption software keeps you safe from malware (and the NSA).

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/347066/the-best-encryption-software?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

Nokia phones caught mysteriously sending data to Chinese servers

https://bgr.com/2019/03/21/nokia-data-breach-nokia-7-plus-sent-data-to-chinese-servers/

 

This new feature coming to Android Q is so much better than it is on iPhones

https://www.yahoo.com/news/feature-coming-android-q-much-133115429.html

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Thur 1573 03/21/2019

Viacom's stock falls as AT&T-DirecTV may drop its networks, but BTIG warns DirecTV may have more to lose

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/viacoms-stock-falls-as-att-directv-may-drop-its-networks-but-btig-warns-directv-may-have-more-to-lose-2019-03-20?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Before April 15 deadline, top tech to deduct off your taxes

https://www.komando.com/tips/553840/before-april-15th-deadline-top-tech-to-deduct-off-your-taxes

 

How to Keep Your Mac From Sleeping: 5 Methods That Work

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-ways-keep-mac-from-sleeping/

 

Vivint Smart Home expands its services to protect your vehicle with Vivint Car Guard

A module that plugs into your car’s onboard diagnostics port can track its location and notify you if someone breaks in or bumps it.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3373637/vivint-smart-home-expands-its-services-to-protect-your-vehicle-with-vivint-car-guard.html?utm_date=20190322013944

 

Why Do Some Websites Block VPNs?

https://www.howtogeek.com/403771/why-do-some-websites-block-vpns/

 

How to View Two Pages, Restrict Websites and More iPad Safari Tips

https://www.lifewire.com/safari-tips-on-ipad-4108980

 

Microsoft officially reveals Xbox Live for Android and iOS, but not Nintendo Switch (update)

As part of its GDC 2019 announcements, Microsoft revealed a range of new tools for developers, including Xbox Live features for games on Android and iOS. But what about Nintendo Switch?

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-officially-reveals-xbox-live-android-ios-nintendo-switch-support-mia

 

Make Chrome work better with touch-screen devices

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/make-chrome-work-better-with-touch-screen

 

Smart Car Alarms Ironically Expose Millions of Vehicles to Remote Hijacking

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/smart-car-alarms-ironically-expose-millions-of-vehicles-to-remote-hijacking/

 

Apple Updates iMacs with new Hardware, Doesn’t Include its New Security Chip

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/203267/apple-updates-imacs-with-new-hardware-doesnt-include-its-new-security-chip?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95bwn7EKAcfg2urAflLX-aPItwibqPvud0S6E_ZCBXz9ar1Qv2MJfAhbavzBGdgRqVggoWx7iLBSw60-4NcCLq16t9bg&_hsmi=70921984

 

Can You Tell if Someone Turned Their Read Receipts Off?

https://www.techjunkie.com/tell-turned-read-receipts-off/

 

Apple unveils new 10.5-inch iPad Air and iPad mini with Apple Pencil support

Apple has unveiled two new iPads ahead of its event scheduled for March 25.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-unveils-new-10-5-inch-ipad-air-and-ipad-mini-with-apple-pencil-support/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to add custom keyboard shortcuts for extensions on Chrome

Chrome allows you to add custom keyboard shortcuts for extensions to provide quick access to certain functions, and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/add-keyboard-shortcuts-extensions-chrome/

 

Spotify files antitrust complaint over ‘Apple tax’

The streaming service says Apple’s 30 percent cut is stifling innovation and limiting consumer choice

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/13/18263453/spotify-apple-app-store-antitrust-complaint-ec-30-percent-cut-unfair

 

Registry First Aid

A handy tool for managing registry errors, finding invalid entries and fixing them, so as to keep your computer running at top performance

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Registry-Tweak/Registry-First-Aid.shtml

 

How to Lock PC Remotely on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/lock-pc-remotely-windows10/

 

Google: Phishing Attacks That Can Beat Two-Factor Are on the Rise

Hackers have been refining their email phishing schemes to also nab the one-time passcode from two-factor authentication security setups, Google warns at RSA.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367026/google-phishing-attacks-that-can-beat-two-factor-are-on-the?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Biggest mistake people make when getting rid of old computers, gear and printers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/555926/permanently-delete-sensitive-data-before-donating-or-selling-old-gadgets

 

How to Set Up a VPN on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-set-up-vpn-on-iphone-ipad/

 

Lutron Caséta Fan Control review: Smart control for your dumb ceiling fan

Here's an excellent way to integrate your ceiling fans into your smart home.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3376163/lutron-caseta-fan-control-review.html?utm_date=20190322014002

 

Get Your Dark Mode Fix with Google’s New Chrome Theme(s)

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/get-your-dark-mode-fix-with-googles-new-chrome-themes/

 

The iPad Quick Start Guide

How to Start Using Your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-quick-start-guide-1994389

 

Western Digital releases new Blue SN500 M.2 SSD, starting from just $55

Upgrade your storage without destroying the available budget.

https://www.windowscentral.com/western-digital-releases-new-blue-sn500-m2-ssd-starting-just-55

 

How to format a drive in exFAT so it works on both Windows and Mac

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/format-a-drive-in-exfat-windows-and-mac

 

Citrix Learns About Internal Network Security Breach from FBI

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/citrix-learns-about-internal-network-security-breach-from-fbi/

 

HP Updates Its Consumer and Small Business PCs

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/203278/hp-updates-its-consumer-and-small-business-pcs?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-95bwn7EKAcfg2urAflLX-aPItwibqPvud0S6E_ZCBXz9ar1Qv2MJfAhbavzBGdgRqVggoWx7iLBSw60-4NcCLq16t9bg&_hsmi=70921984

 

How To Download a Movie from Amazon Prime Video

https://www.techjunkie.com/download-movie-amazon-prime-video/

 

DDoS attacks on the rise: Largest attack ever hit 1.7 Tb/second

Hackers are increasingly trying to steal data instead of money from victims, according to Positive Technologies.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ddos-attacks-on-the-rise-largest-attack-ever-hit-1-7-tbsecond/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to add images to Sticky Notes on Windows 10

Sticky Notes 3.6 allows you to add images to your notes on Windows 10, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/add-images-sticky-notes-windows-10/

 

Apple is giving users a 10 percent bonus when they add money to their account

Just once, and only through March 14th

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/10/18259021/apple-id-10-percent-bonus-itunes-money-deal

 

BleachBit

Free up valuable disk space and maintain your privacy by removing unnecessary or temporary files along with Internet traces, and by securing data (originate in Linux, it's like CCleaner)

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Secure-cleaning/BleachBit.shtml

 

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

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

 

Internet of Things Devices Have a Serious Security Problem

Your household is full of internet-aware devices, and most of them are woefully insecure, to the point where a hacker could take over the entire network by reaching in through your baby cam.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366949/internet-of-things-devices-have-a-serious-security-problem?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

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

 

The Top 5 Free Apps to Split or Merge Video Files

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-free-tools-split-merge-video-files/

 

Best smart sprinkler controller

Whether you’re motivated by water conservation, saving money, a drive to render every aspect of your home smart, or all the above, a smart irrigation controller will scratch that itch.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3220478/best-smart-sprinkler-controller.html?utm_date=20190322014114

 

How to Use Google Docs Offline

https://www.howtogeek.com/404811/how-to-use-google-docs-offline/

 

How to Travel With an iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-travel-with-an-ipad-4064040

 

How to build a Raspberry Pi-powered NAS on the cheap

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-build-raspberry-pi-powered-nas

 

Using the Touchpad and Mouse middle click button on Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/using-the-touchpad-and-mouse-middle-click-button-on-windows

 

Google Advises Upgrade to Windows 10 to Fix Windows 7 Zero-Day Bug

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-advises-upgrade-to-windows-10-to-fix-windows-7-zero-day-bug/

 

 

Create a WinPE USB or ISO

How to create a Windows Preinstallation Environment bootable USB flash drive or ISO image

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/103428-create-winpe-usb-iso.html

 

Report: Microsoft Bugs 'Most Exploited' by Hackers

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10521/report-microsoft-bugs-most-exploited-hackers

 

Why foldable smartphones are more fad than forever devices

The smartphone industry loves peddling gimmicks to try and woo users away from their current devices. Will foldable phones do the trick?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-foldable-smartphones-are-more-fad-than-forever-devices/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

WINDOWS 10 UPDATE KB4489894 (BUILD 17134.677) RELEASES

Older versions of Windows 10 get massive update to fix a slew of problems — Here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4489894-windows-10-build-17134-677/

 

Hackers are reportedly cracking the iPhone using stolen Apple prototypes

A Motherboard report says there’s now a gray market for “dev-fused” iPhones

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/7/18255509/apple-iphone-dev-fused-stolen-prototype-switchboard-hack-vulnerability

 

Blur for Firefox

Prevent third-party tracking components from compromising your online privacy by turning to this lightweight, handy Firefox extension

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Do-Not-Track-Plus-for-Firefox.shtml

 

What is WPA3 Security, and When Can You Use it?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/wpa3-is-here/

 

Firefox Launches 'Send,' a Free, Encrypted File Transfer Service

Firefox Send lets you 'safely and simply' share files from any browser. Mozilla also plans to launch Send as an Android app, which should be available in beta later this week.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367107/firefox-launches-send-a-free-encrypted-file-transfer-ser?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

3 impostor scams spreading you need to know about right now

https://www.komando.com/tips/553896/3-imposter-scams-spreading-you-need-to-know-about-right-now

 

The 10 Best Video Editing Apps

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

 

EZVIZ DP1 Smart Video Door Viewer review: A viable video doorbell alternative

This peephole replacement lets you receive visitors whether you're home or not.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3366236/ezviz-dp1-review.html?utm_date=20190322014221

 

Get Help With File Explorer on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/404740/get-help-with-file-explorer-on-windows-10/

 

Setting or Changing Your iPad Passcode and Fingerprint

https://www.lifewire.com/change-ipad-passcode-2740802

 

Add AC outlets and USB ports to your car with Bestek's power inverter discounted to $18

Adds ports without hogging the cigarette lighter!

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-bestek-200-w-car-power-inverter-with-2-ac-outlets-and-2-usb-ports

 

Guest Mode vs Incognito Mode in Chrome browser

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

 

What We Know About Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Edge Browser

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/what-we-know-about-microsoft-s-chromium-based-edge-browser/

 

How to Enable or Disable Microsoft Edge Tab Preloading in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/115554-enable-disable-microsoft-edge-tab-preloading-windows-10-a.html

 

Firefox Finally Blocks Autoplay Videos

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10522/firefox-finally-blocks-autoplay-videos

 

5 ways to properly secure new technology

Automating security and system standards eliminates the potential for human error.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-ways-to-properly-secure-new-technology/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Virtual filesystems in Linux: Why we need them and how they work

Virtual filesystems are the magic abstraction that makes the "everything is a file" philosophy of Linux possible.

https://opensource.com/article/19/3/virtual-filesystems-linux?sc_cid=701f2000000RREEAA4

 

Apple will now reportedly fix iPhones even if you’ve replaced the battery yourself

They’re now eligible for repair at Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service Providers

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/5/18251882/apple-iphone-third-party-battery-repair-genius-bar

 

Brave Browser

Make your Internet surfing sessions more enjoyable by avoiding annoying ads and intrusive trackers using this appealing and intuitive browser

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Brave.shtml

 

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

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

 

Opera for Android With Built-In VPN Now Available

Version 51 of the mobile browser launches today on Google Play and includes the free VPN beta users have been enjoying for the past month.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367276/opera-for-android-with-built-in-vpn-now-available?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=17

 

What are Venmo, Zelle and P2P apps -- and are they safe?

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

 

How to Host Your Own Website on a Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/host-website-raspberry-pi/

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How to See Wake Source in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/63136-see-wake-source-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Turn Off Outgoing Message Sound on Your iPhone

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

 

7 commands to reinstall or upgrade Windows 10 computers

Reinstalling or upgrading Windows 10 has never been easier. With a few keystrokes, admins may refresh, update, or erase existing installations.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/7-commands-to-reinstall-or-upgrade-windows-10-computers/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Is Your Laptop Touchpad Not Working? Here’s the Fix

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

 

Using Disk Utility to Partition a Drive in OS X El Capitan's (10.11)

https://www.lifewire.com/partition-mac-drive-using-disk-utility-os-x-el-capitan-later-2260752

 

New "Final Warning" Sextortion Emails State Adult Sites Infected You

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-final-warning-sextortion-emails-state-adult-sites-infected-you/

 

Use your Android mobile phone as a Webcam for streaming

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/use-your-android-mobile-phone-as-a-webcam-for-streaming

 

The WD Blue 500GB SSD offers a lot of speed and storage at one of its best prices ever

Install your OS and a few games for some speedier load times.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-wd-blue-500gb-solid-state-drive-newegg

 

Apple supplier Corning is working on flexible glass for foldable displays

Likely ready within a couple of years

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/5/18251328/apple-corning-foldable-display-gorilla-glass-bendable-smartphone

 

Coping With Gray Text

Gray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones.

https://askleo.com/coping-with-gray-text/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J6obQGuoSpdfbL

 

Myspace has lost all the music users uploaded between 2003 and 2015

BACKUPS AREN'T VERY ROCK 'N' ROLL IT SEEMS...

https://www.grahamcluley.com/myspace-loses-music/

 

How to Fix Browser Issues Caused by Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4489899

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-browser-issues-caused-by-windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4489899-525335.shtml

 

How to Automate Your Mac with Smart Folders

https://www.howtogeek.com/403077/how-to-automate-your-mac-with-smart-folders/

 

Jigsaw Chrome Extension Tunes Out Internet Toxicity

Tune, an experimental browser extension based on the Perspective AI tool from Google's sister firm Jigsaw, lets users turn a dial up or down to set the 'volume' of online conversations. Try it now on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and Disqus.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366997/jigsaw-chrome-extension-tunes-out-internet-toxicity?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

How to delete and remove cookies from Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari

https://www.komando.com/tips/553884/how-to-delete-and-remove-cookies-from-chrome-firefox-edge-and-safari

 

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

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

 

3 tips: How to create an innovation group

Introducing an innovation team to your organization? To ensure success, consider the three tips below.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/creating-an-innovation-group/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What’s Using My Bandwidth? 5 Tips to Monitor Home Network Usage

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/find-out-whos-eating-your-bandwidth-with-these-tips/

 

Add Standard User Accounts to Your Mac

Set Up Your Mac With Multiple Users

https://www.lifewire.com/add-standard-user-accounts-to-mac-2260730

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Face Recognition Can Easily Be Bypassed

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/samsung-galaxy-s10-face-recognition-can-easily-be-bypassed/

 

How to read Ext4 in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-read-ext4-in-windows-10

 

Don't set up camp without Jackery's Portable Power Station Explorer 160, now $60 off

Connect this generator to a solar panel to power it with the sun.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-jackery-portable-power-station-explorer160

 

Apple Watch still dominates, but Samsung and Fitbit quadruple shipments

Samsung rises into second place during the holiday quarter

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/28/18244403/wearable-market-report-q4-2018-apple-samsung-fitbit

 

Why Don’t I Get Sound from My Computer? (A Checklist)

A lack of sound can happen for a variety of reasons. Here's what to look for if your computer isn't making sound.

https://askleo.com/why-dont-i-get-sound-from-my-computer/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J6obQGuoSpdfbL

 

US Senators say it shouldn’t be a secret when they’ve been hacked

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/us-senators-secret-hacked/#new_tab

 

How to Set Google as Default Search Engine in SwiftKey for Android

SwiftKey is currently the most popular third-party keyboard app on Android and iOS, and since taking over the company, Microsoft has been on a mission to improve the functionality with every single update.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-set-google-as-default-search-engine-in-swiftkey-for-android-525336.shtml

 

How to Get Settlement Money If You Bought a Vizio Smart TV

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-get-settlement-money-if-you-bought-a-vizio-smart-tv/

 

Details About Shadowy Hacking, Cyber Espionage Group Revealed

Security researchers have been aware of OceanLotus since at least 2015, but they're now confident it's been running a sophisticated fake news operation targeting activists in Vietnam.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367028/details-about-shadowy-hacking-cyber-espionage-group-reveale?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

5 tips to make the most of the Google App on your phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/554498/5-tips-to-make-the-most-of-the-google-app-on-your-phone

 

Windows 10 Will Soon Reserve 7GB Of Space For Updates

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-10-reserve-7gb-space-for-updates/

 

How to view passwords in Android Chrome

When you can't remember a password for a website you know Chrome saved, never fear. You can view it with these tips.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-view-passwords-in-android-chrome/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

4 Ways to Tell If Someone Was Snooping on Your PC

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/has-someone-used-your-pc-3-ways-to-check/

 

How To Test A Bootable Windows CD, DVD, ISO, Or USB With A Click (Without Setting Up A Virtual Machine)

https://www.intowindows.com/test-bootable-usb/

 

Microsoft Asks Users to Call Windows 10 Devs About ALT+TAB Feature

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-asks-users-to-call-windows-10-devs-about-alt-tab-feature/

 

Manage Windows Startup items using HiBit Startup Manager

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/hibit-startup-manager

 

Sign up for a Private Internet Access VPN subscription to save up to 58% and beat the price rises

Prices are going up on March 18 but existing subscribers won't have to pay a cent more.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-save-on-pia-vpn-subscription

 

Apple Watch may get built-in sleep tracking by 2020

The functionality would need to work around the device’s limited battery life

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/26/18241136/apple-watch-sleep-tracking-functionality-2020-report

 

How Do I Get Rid of Ask.com?

You should be able to remove any toolbars or browser settings that have been added to your computer.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-get-rid-of-ask-com/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J6obQGuoSpdfbL

 

Online training site says it is spamming insecure printers with adverts

IS THIS REALLY HAPPENING AGAIN?

https://www.grahamcluley.com/online-training-site-spamming-insecure-printers/

 

Microsoft Says Some Devices Still Blocked from Getting Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft has updated the Windows 10 update history page with new information on the current status of bugs discovered in the October 2018 update.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-says-some-devices-still-blocked-from-getting-windows-10-version-1809-525326.shtml

 

Change Your Passwords: 617 Million Accounts Were Stolen Across 16 Different Sites

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/change-your-passwords-617-million-accounts-were-stolen-across-16-different-sites/

 

Want to Hack a Satellite? It Might Be Easier Than You Think

Satellites suffer from many of the same security flaws as Earth-bound devices. At RSA, Bill Malik, VP of Infrastructure Strategies at Trend Micro, outlines how best to keep them safe.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367013/want-to-hack-a-satellite-it-might-be-easier-than-you-think?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

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

 

The Best Cloud Storage for Your Buck in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-cloud-storage/

 

Avoid these Google Play Store apps that promise to update your Android phone

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/avoid-these-google-play-store-apps-that-promise-to-update-your-android-phone/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Create an ISO Image of Your Windows System

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-iso-image-windows-system/

 

A New User's Guide to the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-training-101-new-users-1994515

 

STOP Ransomware Installing Password Stealing Trojans on Victims

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/stop-ransomware-installing-password-stealing-trojans-on-victims/

 

What is the difference between Microsoft Office and Office 365?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/difference-between-microsoft-office-and-office-365

 

SSD vs HDD: Which should I have in my PC?

https://www.windowscentral.com/ssd-vs-hdd-which-should-i-have-my-pc

 

HOW APPLE’S ENTERPRISE APP PROGRAM BECAME THE NEW WILD WEST OF MOBILE APPS

Apple dug a tunnel beneath the App Store, and the rats are getting through

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/20/18232583/apple-ios-developer-enterprise-program-store-mobile-apps

 

Beto O’Rourke’s secret membership in America’s oldest hacking group

https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-politics-beto-orourke/

 

Dutch hacker who DDoSed the BBC and Yahoo News gets no jail time

Hacker used a Mirai botnet to DDoS companies and ask for ransoms to stop attacks.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dutch-hacker-who-ddosed-the-bbc-and-yahoo-news-gets-no-jail-time/

 

Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge Installer Shows Up, You Can’t Use It Just Yet

The work on the new Microsoft Edge browser advances, and after coming across the new extension store that Microsoft will maintain on its own separately from the Chrome Web Store, here’s a new discovery related to the new app.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/chromium-based-microsoft-edge-installer-shows-up-you-can-t-use-it-just-yet-525332.shtml

 

How to Recover a Deleted Photo on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/403598/how-to-recover-a-deleted-photo-on-your-iphone/

 

Cyber Warfare Is Still a Free-for-All

Nations are increasingly waging war through the internet with the rest of us stuck in the middle. At RSA, experts pondered what, if anything, can be done to make everyone play nice.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367057/cyber-warfare-is-still-a-free-for-all?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

How to set up a mobile hot spot on Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/553756/how-to-set-up-a-mobile-hot-spot-on-android

 

Easily Create eCommerce Promotional Graphic with Picmote

https://www.maketecheasier.com/picmote-easily-create-ecommerce-promotional-graphic/

 

How to Access Linux Files in a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro from Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127857-access-wsl-linux-files-windows-10-a.html

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WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, APRIL 2019 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 3/18: Windows 10 version 1903 (April 2019 Update) is expected to rollout sometime during spring 2019, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-19h1-april-2019-update-features/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

 

[Tip] How to Open a Website When Your Web Browser is Not Supported

SUMMARY: This tutorial will help you in opening websites in unsupported web browsers. If you are trying to access Skype for Web and your web browser is not supported, this article will help you.

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-open-a-website-when-your-web-browser-is-not-supported/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AskVG+%28AskVG%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

 

No, Spotify and Amazon aren’t suing songwriters

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18256779/spotify-amazon-google-pandora-apple-music-streaming-crb-royalties-sue-songwriters

 

Intermediate Tech Literacy: The Skills You Need to Be Savvy

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

 

OBS Studio is the best video recording and live streaming software

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/obs-studio-is-the-best-video-recording-and-live-streaming-software

 

How to Launch Applications on a Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/launch-mac-applications-2260715

 

The Best Password Managers for Every Occasion

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-password-managers/

 

Apple Announces New iPad Air and iPad Mini

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/203197/apple-announces-new-ipad-air-and-ipad-mini?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--2NHjX7N420t85lhApotFkQ8djRJ1yaQ_eUPEajQ5xreHnhS66zlT-KN7ie21JsoZkjKdYAxuD1FIyMxYE_3e3EtNWgg&_hsmi=70878273

 

Most Android Antivirus Useless: Report

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10520/most-android-antivirus-useless-report

 

Vivaldi vs. Firefox: A user's perspective

What does Vivaldi need to usurp Firefox as the default browser for one particular user? Find out below.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/vivaldi-vs-firefox-a-users-perspective/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Apple Has Another Huawei Problem

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-another-huawei-problem-220000109.html

 

Malicious Javascript Active on FILA UK and Other Websites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/malicious-javascript-active-on-fila-uk-and-other-websites/

 

How to make your Android phone look like a Windows phone

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-make-your-android-phone-look-windows-phone

 

How To Tag Files on a Mac, iPhone, or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/402989/how-to-tag-files-on-a-mac-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Microsoft Resolves Another Major Bug in Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft has just resolved another major bug in Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) and the company lifted the block for devices that were previously impacted.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-resolves-another-major-bug-in-windows-10-version-1809-525325.shtml

 

How to Restrict Facebook's Access to Your Phone Number

'How do I delete my number from Facebook?' you might be asking. Though you can rid it from your profile, it's near impossible to delete it from the social network's database. The best you can do is to limit who can find you via this phone number to just your friends. Here's how.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366925/how-to-restrict-facebooks-access-to-your-phone-number?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Apple fears how its TV shows might use its products

Culture clash

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/18/18270780/apple-streaming-service-iphone-macbook-tv-shows-products

 

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

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

 

What happens when you reset Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-happens-when-you-reset-windows-10

 

How to Change Mac User Account and Home Directory Name

If Your Mac User Account Has a Typo, Change Your Name

https://www.lifewire.com/change-user-account-and-home-directory-name-2260795

 

Is It Safe to Buy a Used PC? 5 Risks and How to Clean It Up Properly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/risks-buying-used-pc/

 

Hands-On with Android Q Beta 1

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/203154/hands-on-with-android-q-beta-1?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--2NHjX7N420t85lhApotFkQ8djRJ1yaQ_eUPEajQ5xreHnhS66zlT-KN7ie21JsoZkjKdYAxuD1FIyMxYE_3e3EtNWgg&_hsmi=70878273

 

Google Phones Become Seeing Eyes for Blind

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10519/google-phones-become-seeing-eyes-blind

 

How to wipe your USB drive before throwing it away

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-wipe-your-usb-drive-before-throwing-it-away/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Viacom Warns of Blackout on DirecTV, Accuses AT&T of Abuses

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/viacom-faces-blackout-directv-accuses-203140785.html

 

Beware of Bitcoin Investment Emails Pushing Clipboard Hijackers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-bitcoin-investment-emails-pushing-clipboard-hijackers/

 

Grab Samsung's 256GB Evo Select microSD card for its lowest price ever

For any of your devices.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-samsung-evo-select-256-gb-micro-sd-card

 

How to Protect Workbooks, Worksheets, and Cells From Editing in Microsoft Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/357597/how-to-protect-cells-from-editing-in-microsoft-excel/

 

Make Mozilla Firefox Look Just Like Google Chrome

The browser world is more or less divided into two different parts: the group of Chromium-powered applications and Mozilla Firefox, with the latter often been considered a more private alternative to Google Chrome.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/make-mozilla-firefox-look-just-like-google-chrome-525321.shtml

 

Is Facebook Doing Enough to Stop Information Warfare?

When asked how the US might regulate Facebook and Twitter, executives from the two companies focused on transparency, as opposed to sweeping changes to content moderation or user accounts.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367003/is-facebook-doing-enough-to-stop-information-warfare?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

Apple brings back the iPad Air with new 10.5-inch display and Apple Pencil support

Apple’s new iPad Air fits in between the iPad and iPad Pro

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/18/18270785/apple-ipad-air-features-pricing-models-display

 

How to Turn Your Old Router into a Repeater

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

 

Should you install Windows 10 Updates?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/should-you-install-windows-10-updates

 

Using the Energy Saver Preferences Pane

https://www.lifewire.com/use-energy-saver-preferences-pane-2260733

 

What Is DNS Cache Poisoning? How DNS Spoofing Can Hijack You

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-dns-cache-poisoning/

 

How to Move Your Documents Folder Location in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/74952-move-location-documents-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

iPhone XS Max vs. Galaxy S10+ speed test: The results might surprise you

https://bgr.com/2019/03/18/iphone-vs-samsung-xs-max-galaxy-s10-plus-speed-test/

 

What to expect from Android Q

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-to-expect-from-android-q/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Revealed: The Key Metric Showing Apple Has Lost Its Innovative Edge

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/revealed-key-metric-showing-apple-210800522.html

 

1.8 Million Users Attacked by Android Banking Malware, 300% Increase Since 2017

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/18-million-users-attacked-by-android-banking-malware-300-percent-increase-since-2017/

 

How to use System Restore on Windows 10

System Restore is like a time machine that allows you to undo system changes that may be causing problems, and in this guide, we show you how to use it on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-system-restore-windows-10

 

How to Fix an Echo or Google Home That Won’t Connect to WiFi

https://www.howtogeek.com/403031/how-to-fix-an-echo-or-google-home-that-wont-connect-to-wifi/

 

Why the Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications on Windows 7 Are a Necessary Evil

Windows 7 is rapidly approaching its end of support, so now that we’re in the last 12 months of updates, Microsoft needs to begin its typical struggle to make everyone aware of the risks of staying with an operating system that no longer receives patches.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/why-the-windows-10-upgrade-notifications-on-windows-7-are-a-necessary-evil-525320.shtml

 

Election Influence Campaigns: Too Cheap for Scammers to Pass Up

The cost of targeting specific groups of voters is vanishingly small, while the cost of defending against bogus content is enormously high, according to James Foster, CEO at ZeroFOX.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367036/election-influence-campaigns-too-cheap-for-scammers-to-pass?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

How to set up emergency location sharing on Android and iOS

Two minutes of simple setup, and your smartphone could save your life

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/18/18267500/how-to-set-up-emergency-location-sharing-android-ios

 

How to Fix It When YouTube is Not Working

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-youtube-not-working-issue/

 

Turn off Advertising ID to disable Targeted Ads in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-off-advertising-id-windows-10

 

Using the Finder on Your Mac

Make the Best Use of the Finder

https://www.lifewire.com/use-mac-finder-2260739

 

The Most Common Wi-Fi Standards and Types Explained

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/understanding-common-wifi-standards-technology-explained/

 

How to create a Windows 10 ISO image for clean, in-place upgrade and repair install

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/72031-create-windows-10-iso-image-existing-installation.html

 

Here’s the latest great feature Android stole from the iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/03/19/iphone-vs-android-q-beta-features-gestures/

 

Raspberry Pi not working after Raspbian update? Here's how to fix it

The update to Raspbian on Monday caused machines to crash and to fail to boot but has since been fixed.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-not-working-after-raspbian-update-heres-how-to-fix-it/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

What Is the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act and How Does It Affect You

https://www.iottechtrends.com/iot-cybersecurity-improvement-act/

 

Medical IoT Devices with Outdated Operating Systems Exposed to Hacking

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/medical-iot-devices-with-outdated-operating-systems-exposed-to-hacking/

 

VPN Unlimited launches on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10

VPN Unlimited is ready for the Microsoft Store.

https://www.windowscentral.com/vpn-unlimited-launches-microsoft-store-windows-10

 

Google Glass Isn’t Dead; It’s the Future of Industry

https://www.howtogeek.com/400963/google-glass-isnt-dead-and-its-the-future-of-industry/

 

Microsoft Brings Google Search to Its Android Keyboard

Microsoft has just released an update to the SwiftKey app on Android that allows users to set Google as the default search engine instead of Bing.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-brings-google-search-to-its-android-keyboard-525327.shtml

 

Send in the Troops? Let Malware Poke Around a Bit First

Major events in the political and military sphere are magnets for malware, says Comodo's Chief Research Scientist. 'You're not going to send in troops without malware anymore.'

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367037/send-in-the-troops-let-malware-poke-around-a-bit-first?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

HERE’S WHY APPLE IS SAYING SPOTIFY IS SUING SONGWRITERS

Spoiler: Spotify isn’t suing songwriters

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/15/18267288/apple-music-spotify-suing-songwriters-eu-antitrust

 

How to safely view untrusted websites on Chrome and Firefox

You can now view untrusted websites without affecting your device or files with the new Application Guard for Chrome and Firefox — Here's how to get started.

https://pureinfotech.com/view-untrusted-websites-chrome-firefox-application-guard/

 

How Do You Handle Security in Your Smart Devices?

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

 

Instagram: image recognition meets Instagram

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/instaframe-image-recognition-meets-instagram/

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[Tip] Show Number of Incognito Windows in Google Chrome Toolbar

https://www.askvg.com/tip-show-number-of-incognito-windows-in-google-chrome-toolbar/

 

Public Data and Social Media Help Email Scammers Refine Attacks

What you post on social media and dating apps may also help scammers behind business email compromise attacks to craft more effective schemes in the event they try to phish you, according to a researcher who spoke at RSA.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367038/public-data-and-social-media-help-email-scammers-refine-atta?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

LG is focusing on 5G mobility and AI for the future of jobs and transportation

LG is working with airlines to offer 5G technology for passengers during flights.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/lg-is-focusing-on-5g-mobility-and-ai-for-the-future-of-jobs-and-transportation/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Install Windows Defender Application Guard for Google Chrome and Firefox

Microsoft has recently released a new browser extension whose main purpose is to protect users when visiting websites that could pose a threat due to the content they host.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-install-windows-defender-application-guard-for-google-chrome-and-firefox-525337.shtml

 

Creating New User Accounts on Your Mac

Learn about the various types of Mac user accounts

https://www.lifewire.com/create-new-user-account-mac-2260738

 

5 Places That Fix iPhone Screens for Cheap

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/places-that-fix-iphone-screens-for-cheap/

 

Smashing Security #119: Hijacked homes, porn passports, and ransomware regret

INDUSTRY VETERANS, CHATTING ABOUT COMPUTER SECURITY AND ONLINE PRIVACY.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/smashing-security-119-hijacked-homes-porn-passports-and-ransomware-regret/

 

Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL look stunning in these new renders

https://bgr.com/2019/03/18/pixel-4-xl-release-date-soon-leaked-design-rendered/

 

Hands-on with the new Phone Screen feature in Your Phone on Windows 10

Microsoft is testing phone screen mirroring in Your Phone on Windows 10, here's our first hands-on look.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hands-new-phone-screen-feature-your-phone-windows-10

 

Apple quietly announces 10.5-inch iPad Air and refreshed iPad mini

Both work with the Apple Pencil.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/18/apple-new-ipad-air-ipad-mini/?yptr=yahoo

 

Laptop Camera not working in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/camera-not-working-in-windows-10

 

Over 100 Exploits Found for 19-Year Old WinRAR RCE Bug

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-100-exploits-found-for-19-year-old-winrar-rce-bug/

 

How to Total Rows and Columns in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/404820/how-to-total-rows-and-columns-in-microsoft-word/

 

Spotify vs. Apple: the latest updates

A war of words

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/17/18268861/spotify-apple-antitrust-fight-latest-updates-news

 

How to make sure your important email isn't marked as spam in Gmail, Apple Mail, Yahoo, AOL and others

https://www.komando.com/tips/551683/keep-important-emails-out-of-spam

 

24 Hidden Facebook Features Only Power Users Know

Think you're a Facebook expert? There are so many things you can do on the social networking site that you probably don't know about everything.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/324797/24-hidden-facebook-features-only-power-users-know?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How to use the new Gmail App interface

Fear not, the Gmail app is still the same after its redesign—only better.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-new-gmail-app-interface/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Iridium

Securely navigate the Internet with a Chromium lookalike browser but that can offer you stricter security options and control over data transmission

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Iridium.shtml

 

How to Use a Multi-Button Mouse with Your Mac

Assign a Primary and a Secondary Mouse Click in the System Preferences

https://www.lifewire.com/use-multi-button-mouse-mac-2260728

 

How to Watch Movies on Kodi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-watch-movies-on-kodi/

 

Citrix hackers may have stolen six terabytes worth of files

FIRM BLAMES "INTERNATIONAL CYBER CRIMINALS". SECURITY FIRM BLAMES IRANIAN-LINKED HACKERS.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/citrix-hack/

 

Get the best-selling Chromebook on Amazon’s whole site for under $150

https://bgr.com/2019/03/18/best-selling-chromebook-on-amazon-right-now/

 

How to record a PowerShell command session on Windows 10

Yes, you can save all the commands you run and their output to a file in PowerShell — Here's how to do it on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-record-powershell-command-session-windows-10

 

FCC clears path for terahertz wireless data

It could be used for broadband, imaging and beyond.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/17/fcc-terahertz-wireless-license/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to fix corrupted system files in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-fix-corrupted-system-files-in-windows-10

 

New Tune Extension Turns Google Chrome Into a Safe Space

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/new-tune-extension-turns-google-chrome-into-a-safe-space/

 

How to Save Money on iCloud Storage

https://www.howtogeek.com/403441/how-to-save-money-on-icloud-storage/

 

Dark mode has taken over: the latest on this battery-saving feature

Turn out the lights

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/15/18261967/dark-mode-battery-saving-feature-apps-os-platforms-developments

 

Where to mount your TV - and where not to

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

 

This KonMari-Inspired Twitter Unfollow Tool Sparks Joy in Me

https://www.geek.com/tech/this-konmari-inspired-twitter-unfollow-tool-sparks-joy-in-me-1773251/

 

How to use the Linux timeout command

If you tend to issue commands and accidentally leave them running, you might want to employ the timeout command

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-linux-timeout-command/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

SmartFTP

A reliable tool for those who need to transfer small or large numbers of files from one place to another using a file transfer protocol

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/FTP-Clients/SmartFTP.shtml

 

How to Back Up Your Photos or iPhoto Library

https://www.lifewire.com/backup-photos-or-iphoto-library-2260760

 

How to Watch and Record Live TV With Plex DVR

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/watch-record-live-tv-plex-dvr/

 

This $20 iPhone XR battery case has more capacity than Apple’s $129 case

https://bgr.com/2019/03/18/iphone-xr-battery-case-amazon-sale-vs-apple-smart-battery-case/

 

How to turn on Windows Sonic audio in Windows 10

Give your headphones a boost with Windows Sonic spatial audio.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-windows-sonic-windows-10-creators-update

 

In Spotify vs. Apple, There Are No Heroes Here

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/spotify-vs-apple-no-heroes-110030239.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Windows Defender Real-time Protection in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3569-turn-off-windows-defender-real-time-protection-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft Excel time saving tricks for fast working

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-excel-time-saving-tricks-for-fast-working

 

Students Hack School System to Change Grades and Attendance

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/students-hack-school-system-to-change-grades-and-attendance/

 

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/

 

Robot valets are now parking cars in one of France’s busiest airports

Stanley Robotics says its self-driving valets are more efficient than their human equivalents

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/15/18200292/robot-valet-parking-airport-stanley-robotics-france-lyon

 

5 uses for security cameras you never thought of before now

https://www.komando.com/tips/461263/5-uses-for-security-cameras-you-never-thought-of-before-now

 

NSA: You'll Be Seeing More of Us (in a Good Way)

Everyone knows the NSA cracks codes and fights cyberattacks, but the agency also has a significant defensive mission. At RSA, the NSA's Deputy National Manager for National Security Systems, Marianne Bailey, explains.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367002/nsa-youll-be-seeing-more-of-us-in-a-good-way?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

10 free alternatives to Microsoft Word and Excel (free PDF)

https://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/10-free-alternatives-to-microsoft-word-and-excel-free-pdf/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Hoxx VPN Proxy for Chrome

Unlock access to websites affected by geo-restrictions and protect your personal data online with the help of this VPN integrated into the browser

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

 

Using the Mac Security Preference Pane

https://www.lifewire.com/use-mac-security-preference-pane-2260745

 

7 Ultimate Typing Games If You Want to Type Really Fast

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ultimate-typing-games/

 

New Android adware found in 200 apps on Google Play

https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/13/new-android-adware-google-play/

 

NVIDIA is bringing ray tracing to older GeForce GTX GPUs

NVIDIA driver update will bring DXR to 'tens of millions' of GPUs next month.

https://www.windowscentral.com/nvidia-bringing-ray-tracing-older-geforce-gtx-gpus

 

Man arrested for selling one million Netflix, Spotify, Hulu passwords

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/man-arrested-for-selling-one-million-netflix-spotify-hulu-passwords-20960.html#new_tab

 

How to Add or Remove Default Items on Win+X Quick Link Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124210-add-remove-default-items-win-x-quick-link-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Edit audio like a pro with Ocenaudio for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ocenaudio-for-windows-10

 

Intel Fixes High Severity Vulnerabilities in Graphics Driver for Windows

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/intel-fixes-high-severity-vulnerabilities-in-graphics-driver-for-windows/

 

Are IR Scanners in Phones Bad for Your Eyes?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404731/are-ir-scanners-in-phones-bad-for-your-eyes/

 

Microsoft is doubling Skype group video chats to 50 participants

Available for beta testers today

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/15/18266998/microsoft-skype-group-video-calls-50-participants

 

Do AirPods and other EarPods cause cancer? Here's the scary research

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/554180/do-airpods-and-other-earpods-cause-cancer-heres-the-scary-research

 

Zuck Wants to Turn Facebook Into a 'Privacy-Focused' Platform

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that 'we don't currently have a strong reputation for building privacy protective service,' but Facebook plans to 'rebuild' itself around more secure and private principles in the next five years.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366995/zuck-wants-to-turn-facebook-into-a-privacy-focused-platfor?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=13

 

[Tip] Enable “Navigation Suggestions for Lookalike URLs” in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-navigation-suggestions-for-lookalike-urls-in-google-chrome/

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Stalkers and Debt Collectors Impersonate Cops to Trick Big Telecom Into Giving Them Cell Phone Location Data

In several cases, a stalker impersonated a US Marshal and reported a fake kidnapping in order to get telecom companies to give them real-time cell phone location data.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/panvkz/stalkers-debt-collectors-bounty-hunters-impersonate-cops-phone-location-data

 

How to Instantly Improve Your Chromebook’s Bluetooth Performance

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/how-to-instantly-improve-your-chromebooks-bluetooth-performance/

 

Enable Developer Mode on Your Chromebook

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-enable-chromebook-developer-mode-4173431

 

Raspberry Pi not working after Raspbian update? Here's how to fix it

The update to Raspbian on Monday caused machines to crash and to fail to boot but has since been fixed.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-not-working-after-raspbian-update-heres-how-to-fix-it/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Create an ISO Image of Your Windows System

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-iso-image-windows-system/

 

New Zealand Mobile Carriers Block 8chan, 4chan, and LiveLeak

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-zealand-mobile-carriers-block-8chan-4chan-and-liveleak/

 

Why should you use Windows 10 with SSD?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/why-should-you-use-windows-10-with-ssd

 

How to Defrag Windows 7 to Improve Computer Performance?

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmanager/defrag-windows-7.html

 

DCP-o-matic

Effortlessly and swiftly create comprehensive DCPs (Digital Cinema Packages) with the help of this intuitive open source application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Other-VIDEO-Tools/DCP-o-matic.shtm

 

Huawei Has Made Its Own Smartphone and PC OSes … Just in Case

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/203001/huawei-has-made-its-own-smartphone-and-pc-oses-just-in-case?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--2RKRgvZ1kn8AURoEb4lHcX6qI2RuJh6s13s-QISVnjiuMyka78GJSrvBZSJx0KiIoECaNAW198fU-1siu0fPYbcinNw&_hsmi=70828921

 

Apple hits back against Spotify’s App Store ‘tax’ complaint

‘Spotify wouldn’t be the business they are today without the App Store.’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/15/18266892/apple-spotify-addressing-claims-press-release

 

Phishing Attacks Evolve as Detection & Response Capabilities Improve

Social engineering scam continued to be preferred attack vector last year, but attackers were forced to adapt and change.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/phishing-attacks-evolve-as-detection-and-response-capabilities-improve-/d/d-id/1334109

 

8 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Retail

Computer vision cameras, robots, smart shelves, and analytics from machine learning data models are equipping retailers with new tools to attract and retain customers.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366279/8-ways-artificial-intelligence-is-revolutionizing-retail?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How to set up a mobile hot spot on Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/553756/how-to-set-up-a-mobile-hot-spot-on-android

 

How to Move Your iTunes Music to a Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/392402/how-to-move-your-itunes-music-to-a-chromebook/

 

How to Zoom In or Out on Chromebook

Don't let screen issues mess up your day

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

 

How to wipe your USB drive before throwing it away

Data was found on 68% of secondhand flash drives sold in the US, according to a Comparitech report. Here's how to secure your data for disposal.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-wipe-your-usb-drive-before-throwing-it-away/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Insta360 EVO Is a Tiny, Foldable 3D and VR Camera

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/insta360-evo-tiny-foldable-3d-vr-camera/

 

Spam Warns about Boeing 737 Max Crashes While Pushing Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/spam-warns-about-boeing-737-max-crashes-while-pushing-malware/

 

How to set up and use Spotify Connect on Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/use-spotify-connect-on-windows

 

Full Guide to Dual-Boot Windows 7 and 8 no Matter Which Is Pre-installed

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmanager/dual-boot-windows-7-and-windows-8.html

 

ReclaiMe Free RAID Recovery

Recover lost data from a faulty hard drive that is part of a RAID setup using this intuitive application that gets the job done quickly

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/ReclaiMe-Free-RAID-Recovery.shtml

 

Facebook’s Chief Product Officer and Head of WhatsApp Just Left the Company

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/social/203027/facebooks-chief-product-officer-and-head-of-whatsapp-just-left-the-company?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--2RKRgvZ1kn8AURoEb4lHcX6qI2RuJh6s13s-QISVnjiuMyka78GJSrvBZSJx0KiIoECaNAW198fU-1siu0fPYbcinNw&_hsmi=70828921

 

The mass shooting in New Zealand was designed to spread on social media

Killing in the age of SEO

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/15/18266859/new-zealand-shooting-video-social-media-manipulation

 

At RSA, governments still prove to be more powerful than cyber

https://www.fifthdomain.com/show-reporters/rsa/2019/03/07/at-rsa-governments-still-prove-to-be-more-powerful-than-cyber/

 

Google: Phishing Attacks That Can Beat Two-Factor Are on the Rise

Hackers have been refining their email phishing schemes to also nab the one-time passcode from two-factor authentication security setups, Google warns at RSA.

https://in.pcmag.com/google-titan-security-key-bundle/129100/google-phishing-attacks-that-can-beat-two-factor-are-on-the

 

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

 

Switching to a Chromebook? Here’s What You Need to Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/358552/switching-to-a-chromebook-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Onyx: Simplifying Mac Maintenance

Gain Access to Hidden Mac Features With Onyx

https://www.lifewire.com/onyx-software-review-4100656

 

How to secure IoT devices: 6 factors to consider

While Internet of Things devices can unlock great insights and value from the data collected, cybersecurity must be built in from the start, according to a report from the Indiana IoT Lab.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-secure-iot-devices-6-factors-to-consider/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Firefox Send Lets You Share Files Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/firefox-send-share-files-online/

 

257K Legal Documents Leaked By Unprotected Elasticsearch Server

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/257k-legal-documents-leaked-by-unprotected-elasticsearch-server/

 

Where to download drivers for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/where-to-download-drivers-for-windows-10

 

UK charity set up to counter Russian disinformation targeted in cyber attack

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cyber-attack-russia-uk-charity-institute-for-statecraft-a8811341.html

 

Grub2Win

Dual boot with ease between Linux and Windows operating systems as well as the Mac OS X with extended support for Linux distributions

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Boot-Manager-Disk/Grub2Win.shtml

 

How to Add or Remove Devices and Printers from This PC in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22697-add-remove-devices-printers-pc-windows-10-a.html

 

Looks like Google’s thinking about a folding screen of its own

The company has historically not manufactured its own phone hardware

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/14/18266257/google-folding-bending-screen-display-patent

 

[Tip] Enable New “Tab Hover Cards” Feature in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-new-tab-hover-cards-feature-in-google-chrome/

 

Safari Drops 'Do Not Track' Support As It Allows Users to Be Tracked

The Do Not Track feature is voluntary, gets ignored by most websites and online services, and the working group for it quietly closed down last month. Worst of all, enabling it actually allows you to be tracked.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366407/safari-drops-do-not-track-support-as-it-allows-users-to-be?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How fast is 5G? Understanding what it means to you

https://www.komando.com/tips/549139/how-fast-is-5g-understanding-what-it-means-to-you

 

How Google is Turning Chrome OS into a Powerful Tablet OS

https://www.howtogeek.com/368199/how-google-is-turning-chrome-os-into-a-powerful-tablet-os/

 

Manually Install a Printer on Your Mac

Use the Printer Preference Pane to Add Older Printers to Your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/manually-install-printer-on-mac-2260791

 

How to save a website as a PDF in Android Chrome

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

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-save-a-website-as-a-pdf-in-android-chrome/

 

How to Use Call Forwarding on iPhone and Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/call-forwarding-iphone-android/

 

The Week in Ransomware - March 15th 2019 - STOP, Decryptors, and More

This week we have seen a new decryptor released by both Emsisoft and Avast for the BigBobRoss ransomware. We also saw a lot of new variants released for existing ransomware, expecially the STOP Ransomware.

 

The STOP ransomware continues to be a major problem with its distribution through adware bundles disguised as cracks. To make matters worse, it was discovered that the STOP Ransomware is installing the Azorult information stealing Trojan as well on its victims.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-march-15th-2019-stop-decryptors-and-more/

 

Which Windows 10 Services can you safely disable?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/which-windows-10-services-safe-to-disable

 

Beyond Hybrid War: How China Exploits Social Media to Sway American Opinion

https://www.recordedfuture.com/china-social-media-operations/

 

Rufus

Create bootable USB drives from ISOs with an operating system of your choice, with various options, including to enhance compatibility with old BIOS versions

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

 

How to Enable or Disable Microsoft Store Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127437-enable-disable-microsoft-store-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

‘Privacy matters’ in Apple’s latest iPhone ad

The ad comes just over a month after Apple’s FaceTime privacy bug

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/14/18266276/apple-iphone-ad-privacy-facetime-bug

 

How to Create Bootable USB from ISO Windows 10 for Clean Install?

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/create-bootable-usb-from-iso.html

 

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

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366397/nest-blame-weak-passwords-not-us-for-creepy-camera-inciden?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

Protect your privacy with this operating system

https://www.komando.com/downloads/445178/with-this-operating-system-you-can-have-privacy-and-anonymity

 

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/

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