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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 03/30/2019 1582
Fri 03/29/2019 1581
Thur 03/28/2019 1580
Wed 03/27/2019 1579
Tue 03/26/2019 1578
Mon 03/25/2019 1577
Sun 03/24/2019 1576

Sat 1582 03/30/2019

15 Hulu Tips for Streaming TV Fans

Hulu really is well worth having if you're a serious cord cutter or a big TV fan. These tips and tricks will help you make the most out of Hulu's streaming service.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/340702/15-hulu-tips-for-streaming-tv-fans?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

How to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903, April 2019 Update

VIDEO: Use these steps to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903 if your computer isn't getting the update automatically once available.

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

 

A look at Chrome's new Focus this Tab feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/22/a-look-at-chromes-new-focus-this-tab-feature/

 

How to Turn off Gmail’s Smart Compose on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/407048/how-to-turn-off-gmails-smart-compose-on-android/

 

Speed Up Your Phone With Android Cleaners

Insufficient storage? Device working too slowly? Try these tips

https://www.lifewire.com/speed-up-phone-android-cleaners-4174100

 

AT&T's CEO looks ahead to the end of the phone

Commentary: Can't imagine a world without iPhones and Android? Maybe you're not trying hard enough.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/att-ceo-looks-ahead-to-the-end-of-the-phone-iphone/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMi8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTU%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

iPhone or Android phone keeps disconnecting from Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/iphone-or-android-phone-keeps-disconnecting-from-windows-pc

 

Report: Verizon’s Fixed 5G Broadband Service Economically Flawed, Unsustainable

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288254-report-verizons-fixed-5g-broadband-service-economically-flawed-unsustainable

 

MacType for Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/software/mactype/

 

7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your smartphone's browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/2474114/chrome-android-hidden-settings.html

 

How to Tell If a Site Stores Passwords as Plaintext (And What to Do)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sites-passwords-plaintext/

 

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

 

Apple's lead iPhone chip designer leaves the company

Gerard Williams III led the design of all Apple processors from the A7.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/30/apple-chip-designer-gerard-williams/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Spot Fake News Online

Not sure which sources to trust when you're online? These browser plug-ins and online tools can help you figure out how to detect fake news sites.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366512/how-to-spot-fake-news-online?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

5 secret Android features you need to use

https://www.komando.com/tips/556663/5-secret-android-features-you-need-to-use

 

Windows 10 version 1903: Hands-on with the 10 best features

VIDEO: The Windows 10 April 2019 Update, version 1903, is nearly complete, and this hands-on video dives deep into the best features coming in the first half of 2019.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-10-best-features-video/

 

APKGrabber: update Android apps without Google Play

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/22/apkgrabber-update-android-apps-without-google-play/

 

How to Save a Conference Call (and Access Code) as a Contact

https://www.howtogeek.com/405125/how-to-save-a-conference-call-and-access-code-as-a-contact/

 

How to Calibrate the Touchscreen on Your Android

Get your screen working properly again

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-calibrate-android-touchscreen-4427946

 

Forget the Galaxy Fold and Mate X, the Motorola Razr is the foldable phone to beat

Hear me out.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/forget-the-galaxy-fold-and-huawei-mate-x-the-motorola-razr-is-the-foldable-phone-to-beat/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMi8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTU%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to transfer files between Android and Windows using ES File Explorer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/transfer-files-between-android-and-windows-es-file-explorer

 

Google Stadia Is Powered by Intel CPUs, Not AMD

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/288237-google-stadia-is-powered-by-intel-cpus-not-amd

 

This Person Does Not Exist (why?)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/software/this-person-does-not-exist/

 

Everything we know about Apple Card

Here is everything we know so far about the card, and links to additional resources.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3385524/everything-we-know-about-apple-card.html

 

7 Useful Apps to Manage Your SIM Card on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sim-card-apps-android/

 

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

 

Verizon's free spam filter and anti-robocall tool are live

STIR/SHAKEN tech can detect when people are spoofing a caller ID.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/29/verizon-free-spam-filter-anti-robocall-tool-live/?yptr=yahoo

 

Facebook Doesn't Allow Phone Number 'Look Up' Opt-Out

The default setting for phone number look up is 'Everyone,' and you can only restrict access to it rather than being able to opt-out of the feature completely.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366918/facebook-doesnt-allow-phone-number-look-up-opt-out?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

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

 

How to delete files older than X days automatically on Windows 10

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

https://pureinfotech.com/delete-files-older-than-days-windows-10/

 

AdGuard 3.0 for Android: Redesign, Stealth Mode, Custom Filter Lists

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/21/adguard-3-0-for-android-redesign-stealth-mode-custom-filter-lists/

 

How to Sell Your Laptop, Phone, or Tablet for Top Dollar

https://www.howtogeek.com/406523/how-to-sell-your-laptop-phone-or-tablet-for-top-dollar/

 

How to Fix Google Pixel Problems

Troubleshoot all your Google Pixel problems

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-google-pixel-problems-4178480

 

Pixel 3 Lite and 3 XL Lite rumors: Price, specs, features and everything else

Google may be launching a cheaper Pixel 3. Here's what we know so far (and what we don't).

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/pixel-3-lite-3-xl-lite-rumors-price-specs-features-everything-else-headphone-jack-verizon/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvOS8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to password-protect and secure your documents with LibreOffice

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/secure-your-documents-with-libreoffice

 

How to Use BitLocker Repair Tool to Recover Encrypted Drive in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/97390-use-bitlocker-repair-tool-recover-encrypted-drive-windows.html

 

How to Install Apps on Android without Google Play Store

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-applications-without-the-market/

 

Social Security Scams Abound. Watch Out for This One.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/social-security-scams-abound-watch-221800238.html

 

Mac Won’t Connect to Wi-Fi? 9 Steps to Get Back Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-wont-connect-wifi/

 

f.lux (I have used this for years)

A handy and efficient piece of software designed as a customization tool for your display, so your computer's colors can adjust to the outside light

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Other-Desktop-Enhancements/F-lux.shtml

 

Google users can sign into Firefox and Edge with a security key

You still need Chrome to add a key in the first place, though.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/30/google-enables-security-key-sign-in-firefox-and-edge/?yptr=yahoo

 

Phishing Scam Targets Instagram Users by Offering Verified Badges

Trend Micro detailed the scheme in a Thursday report, which traced the malicious activities to a group of Turkish-speaking hackers. The scam involves emails that try to trick users into giving up their Instagram login credentials for access to the blue badge.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366909/phishing-scam-targets-instagram-users-by-offering-verified-b?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

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 add a Windows Hello PIN to quickly sign in to Windows 10

Use a PIN and say goodbye having to type long and complex password to sign in to Windows 10.

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

 

This is the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/25/this-is-the-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-browser/

 

How to Insert a Google Sheets Spreadsheet into Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/406337/how-to-insert-a-google-sheets-spreadsheet-into-google-docs/

 

How to Update Apps on Android

Keep your apps running smoothly and quickly

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-update-apps-on-android-4177551

 

Election security in 2020 means a focus on county officials, DHS says

It’s a local thing.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/election-security-in-2020-means-a-focus-on-county-officials-dhs/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvOS8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to stop Windows 7 End of Support Notifications

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-stop-windows-7-end-of-support-notifications

 

How to Unregister and Reset Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127659-unregister-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Boot to Recovery Mode (Safe Mode) in Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/boot-recovery-mode-ubuntu/

 

AMD’s Gain Is Nvidia’s Pain; Upcoming Navi GPU Could Be a Game-Changer for AMD Stock

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amd-gain-nvidia-pain-upcoming-234401355.html

 

How to Customize Your Apple Watch With Watch Faces

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/customize-apple-watch-faces/

 

ReiBoot

Recover your iOS device's data using the intuitive and user-friendly one-click interface that this reliable software solution offers

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

 

Grindr may be sold by its Chinese owner due to US national security risk

The latest risk to national security: your dating life.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/27/grindr-chinese-owner-us-security-risk/

 

10 Ways to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

Check out these quick tips to boost your wireless signal from your router, extend and optimize your Wi-Fi coverage, and speed up your surfing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/257032/10-ways-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

Don't accidentally install junk when you download software

https://www.komando.com/downloads/552190/dont-accidentally-install-junk-when-you-download-software

 

HOW TO REMOVE SEARCH BOX FROM TASKBAR ON WINDOWS 10

If the Search is taking most of the taskbar space, use this guide to remove it on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/remove-search-box-taskbar-windows-10/

 

Getting started with PiFlash: Booting your Raspberry Pi on Linux

Linux users can say goodbye to manually creating bootable SD cards for Raspberry Pi with PiFlash.

https://tinyurl.com/y3wv74hj

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Fri 1581 03/29/2019

Here's What You Can Do With Gmail's New Right-Click Menu

With these new options, you can reply to or forward an email with a single click, open multiple emails in new windows simultaneously, and more, right from your inbox.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366486/heres-what-you-can-do-with-gmails-new-right-click-menu?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

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

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127768-change-password-windows-subsystem-linux-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

Nvidia’s new GeForce GTX 1660 Ti promises 120 fps gaming for $279

Nvidia has a new Turing-based GPU for budget gaming PCs

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18235974/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1660-ti-price-release-date-specs-features

 

AMD Radeon Settings – What Do They All Mean?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/amd-radeon-global-graphics-settings/

 

How to Add Filters to iPhone Pictures the Easy Way

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/filters-for-pictures/

 

Vivaldi 2.4 is out: here is what is new

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/27/vivaldi-2-4-is-out-here-is-what-is-new/

 

The Week in Ransomware - March 29th 2019 - Parking for Free!

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-march-29th-2019-parking-for-free/

 

How to create speed dial groups in the Vivaldi browser

If you're searching for a way to better organize and work with bookmarks in Vivaldi browser give Speed Dial Groups a try.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-speed-dial-groups-in-the-vivaldi-browser/

 

Check if your computer has been infected by the ASUS Update Malware

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/check-if-your-computer-has-been-infected-by-the-asus-update-malware

 

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 Use "Google Now on Tap" on Android

Make the most out of this smart feature

https://www.lifewire.com/using-google-now-on-marshmallow-121641

 

FCC has fined robocallers millions but collected just a few grand, says report

In four years, illegal telemarketers have reportedly ponied up less than $7,000 to the FCC.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/fcc-has-fined-robocallers-millions-but-collected-just-a-few-grand-says-report/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Turn an Old Android Phone into a Security Camera

https://www.howtogeek.com/405400/how-to-turn-an-old-android-phone-into-a-security-camera/

 

Aukey's discounted USB surge protectors can protect your tech for as low as $10

Protect connected equipment from power surges, spikes, overheating and more.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-aukey-usb-surge-protectors-sale-march-2019

 

Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge Version 75.0.111.0 Now Available for Download

A new version of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is now up for grabs, only a few days after the first leak made it to the web.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/chromium-based-microsoft-edge-version-75-0-111-0-now-available-for-download-525477.shtml

 

Microsoft is putting a HoloLens app on Android this spring

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/21/18233485/microsoft-hololens-remote-assist-windows-mixed-reality-app-android-mobile-launch

 

How Secure Is Your Stolen Encrypted Data?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-secure-stolen-encrypted-data/

 

Notepad vs. WordPad: What’s the Difference Between Text Editors?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/notepad-vs-wordpad/

 

First look at Firefox Lockbox for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/26/first-look-at-firefox-lockbox-for-android/

 

MAC Addresses Targeted by the ASUS Supply Chain Attack Now Available

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/mac-addresses-targeted-by-the-asus-supply-chain-attack-now-available/

 

Even if your data is stored in the cloud, you need to back it up

Misconceptions about fault-tolerance of data in the cloud is leading to IT professionals not safely backing up mission-critical business data.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/even-if-your-data-is-stored-in-the-cloud-you-need-to-back-it-up/

 

Could not find the Recovery Environment in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/could-not-find-the-recovery-environment

 

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/

 

Still Looking on Your Phone for Your Downloads? Check Here!

https://www.lifewire.com/learn-how-android-4102757

 

How Facebook helps people with HIV shed the stigma and shame

In the era of #DeleteFacebook, the social network is proving to be a lifeline for HIV-positive people.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/how-facebook-helps-people-with-hiv-shed-the-stigma-and-shame/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvOC8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Install and Manage Extensions in Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/406829/how-to-install-and-manage-extensions-in-chrome/

 

Microsoft's new Edge browser must court IT crowd to steal Chrome's crown

Microsoft could very well see success with Edge's switch to the Chromium base, but it'll have to win over IT departments to beat out Chrome.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-must-court-it-crowd-new-edge-steal-chromes-crown

 

How to Open Multiple Apps from the Windows 10 Start Menu Without Closing It

I think everyone agrees right now that the Start menu is a key Windows feature, and Microsoft learned it the hard way.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-open-multiple-apps-from-the-windows-10-start-menu-without-closing-it-525478.shtml

 

What to expect from the PlayStation 5

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/19/18231205/sony-ps5-playstation-5-rumors-specs-games

 

Latest Windows 10 Security Threats and Vulnerabilities (2019)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/latest-windows-10-security-threats-vulnerabilities/

 

How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal: 6 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-boost-wifi-signal/

 

Bidvoy: the value of products based on eBay data

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/26/bidvoy-the-value-of-products-based-on-ebay-data/

 

Oracle Sends Warning Emails About Paid-for Critical Java 8 Update

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/oracle-sends-warning-emails-about-paid-for-critical-java-8-update/

 

Top 5 ways to make the internet more civil

According to Microsoft's annual Digital Civility Index, the internet is becoming a friendlier place. Tom Merritt offers five tips to make the internet even more cordial.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-5-ways-to-make-the-internet-more-civil/

 

What is Windows RE? How to boot to Windows Recovery Environment?

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

 

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

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

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

 

How to Install Kodi on Android

Yes, you can use Kodi on your smartphone or tablet

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-install-kodi-on-android-4174530

 

Microsoft headset patent puts a new spin on mixed reality

A holodeck on your head?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/microsoft-headset-patent-puts-a-new-spin-on-mixed-reality/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvOS8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Use a PS3 Controller With Your Windows PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/45610/how-to-use-your-ps-3-controllers-as-a-joystick-for-your-windows-pc/

 

Best Computer Speakers for Under $100 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-computer-speakers-under-100

 

Microsoft Seizes Domains Used by Phosphorus Hacking Group

Microsoft has recently revealed that it managed to take control of a total of 99 domains that were previously used by a hacking group called Phosphorus.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-seizes-domains-used-by-phosphorus-hackers-525475.shtml

 

Microsoft’s new Chrome extension lets you resume browsing across Windows 10 devices

Chrome gets Timeline support

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/19/18231226/microsoft-google-chrome-extension-timeline-support

 

The 5 Best Sites to Buy Cheap Downloadable PC Games

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-sites-cheap-downloadable-pc-games/

 

Taking Screenshots on a Chromebook: A Quick and Dirty Guide

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/taking-screenshots-chromebook/

 

Display hidden results on Google Search with Google Unlocked

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/25/display-hidden-results-on-google-search-with-google-unlocked/

 

Toyota Security Breach Exposes Personal Info of 3.1 Million Clients

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/toyota-security-breach-exposes-personal-info-of-31-million-clients/

 

Why you should never allow your web browser to save your passwords

When a web browser like Chrome, Firefox or Safari is allowed to store passwords, you're putting your network security at risk.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-you-should-never-allow-your-web-browser-to-save-your-passwords/

 

How to turn on or off Filter Keys in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-on-or-off-filter-keys-in-windows-10

 

How to import printed data table from picture into Excel

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

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

 

How to Use Pie Control On Your Android

Get a slide out menu with access to all your favorite apps and device settings

https://www.lifewire.com/pie-control-android-4156415

 

Will Apple's TV app on Roku, Fire TV and Samsung kill the Apple TV box?

Or just make it stronger?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/will-apples-tv-app-on-roku-fire-tv-and-samsung-kill-the-apple-tv-box/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Transfer Contacts to a New Android Phone

https://www.howtogeek.com/406620/how-to-transfer-contacts-to-a-new-android-phone/

 

How to check your PC's full specifications on Windows 10

This guide gives you a complete overview of your PC specs and system information on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-check-your-computer-full-specifications-windows-10

 

Microsoft Announces Tamper Protection in Microsoft Defender ATP

Microsoft today announced tamper protection in Microsoft Defender ATP, a new feature whose purpose is to block others and malware infections from changing the security settings of your device.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-tamper-protection-in-microsoft-defender-atp-525472.shtml

 

Microsoft starts testing a version of Windows 10 it won’t release until 2020

It’s an unusual beta test for Microsoft

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/14/18225180/microsoft-windows-10-codename-20h1-update-testing-2020-release-date

 

How to Update and Upgrade Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro Packages in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127790-update-upgrade-wsl-distro-packages-windows-10-a.html

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How to Enable or Disable Search Indexing in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/93666-enable-disable-search-indexing-windows.html

 

10 Essential Tips and Tricks for Opera’s Mobile Browser

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-tips-opera-mobile/

 

The 5 Best Apps to Sell Your Old Stuff that No Longer Sparks Joy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-apps-sell-old-stuff/

 

How to Automatically Dial Extensions on Android

https://www.lifewire.com/automatically-dialing-extensions-on-android-577619

 

AN AFRICAN SAFARI THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/african-safari-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Microsoft Defender ATP Brings Enterprise Protection to Macs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-defender-atp-brings-enterprise-protection-to-macs/

 

Article 13: Europe's hotly debated revamp of copyright law, explained

The EU's proposed European Copyright Directive is being called a war on memes. Here's why.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/article-13-europes-hotly-debated-eu-copyright-law-explained/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMi8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

Hibernate tabs in Firefox with Sleep Mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/28/hibernate-tabs-in-firefox-with-sleep-mode/

 

The 15 Best Sites to Watch TV on Your Computer Over the Internet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/the-best-tools-to-watch-tv-on-your-computer/

 

Leaked Docs Suggest Apple Could Easily Implement ‘Right to Repair’

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288582-leaked-docs-suggest-apple-could-easily-implement-right-to-repair

 

Microsoft Discovers High-Severity Security Flaws in Huawei Windows Software

Microsoft discovered two different security vulnerabilities in Huawei’s PC Manager Windows application, and patches are already available in the latest versions released in January.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-discovers-high-severity-security-flaws-in-huawei-windows-software-525443.shtml

 

How to hide your IP address in Skype for Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-hide-your-ip-address-in-skype-for-windows

 

The Best Free Dropbox Alternatives (For More Than 3 Devices)

https://www.howtogeek.com/407715/the-best-free-dropbox-alternatives-for-more-than-3-devices/

 

Filing Your Taxes Isn't Simpler This Year: Here's What You Need to Know

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act means many changes for the Form 1040 this year. If you aren't part of the 90 percent of US citizens who e-file using tax software, this is the year to start.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/365811/filing-your-taxes-isnt-simpler-this-year-heres-what-you-n?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

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

 

What Is “Ping” and How Does It Affect the Internet?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-ping/

 

Tips for Using Android's Autocorrect Feature

How to avoid embarrassing errors and personalize your device's dictionary

https://www.lifewire.com/using-autocorrect-in-android-121667

 

WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2019 UPDATE, MICROSOFT DEFENDER FOR MACOS, TECH TIPS

In case you missed it, the Windows 10 April 2019 Update is now complete, Microsoft brings its antivirus to macOS, and more tech tips to get the most out of your PC.

https://pureinfotech.com/april-2019-update-microsoft-defender-macos-tech-tips/

 

Fake CDC Emails Warning of Flu Pandemic Push Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-cdc-emails-warning-of-flu-pandemic-push-ransomware/

 

Man pleads guilty to scamming Facebook and Google for over $120 million

Evaldas Rimasauskas could face up to 30 years in prison for a phishing scheme involving Facebook and Google.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/man-pleads-guilty-to-scamming-facebook-and-google-for-over-120-million/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMy8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

StartPage beats Google Search in test. Reason? Privacy

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/28/startpage-beats-google-search-in-test-reason-privacy/

 

Why Do Phones Have Such Short Battery Life? 5 Reasons Why

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-phones-have-short-battery-life/

 

Report: Samsung Galaxy Fold’s Crease Is Visible, User Experience Poor

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288470-report-samsung-galaxy-folds-crease-is-visible-user-experience-poor

 

No Surprise: Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge Running Smoothly on Windows 7

Despite the fact that Microsoft hasn’t yet announced the preview build of its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, the most tech-savvy users out there rushed to install an early version of the browser that got leaked on various file-sharing websites.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/no-surprise-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-running-smoothly-on-windows-7-525450.shtml

 

Top Private Search Engines you should use if Privacy matters to you

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/top-private-search-engines-you-shoukd-use-if-privacy-matters-to-you

 

The Best Google Sheets Add-Ons

https://www.howtogeek.com/406495/the-best-google-sheets-add-ons/

 

Evil USB Cable Can Remotely Accept Commands From Hacker

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366478/evil-usb-cable-can-remotely-accept-commands-from-hacker?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

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

 

14 Best Games to Play on Your Chromebook in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/awesome-games-chromebook/

 

Tasker: What It Is & How to Use It

Tasker can make your Android phone a lot smarter

https://www.lifewire.com/tasker-4153417

 

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/

 

Putty 0.71 Fixes Weakness That Allows Fake Login Prompts

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/putty-071-fixes-weakness-that-allows-fake-login-prompts/

 

Firefox Send file-sharing service arrives on Android, too

Mozilla's service lets you share 1GB files with no strings attached and 2.5GB files if you sign in.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/firefox-send-file-sharing-service-arrives-on-android-too/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvNy8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

Here is what is new in Firefox 66.0.2

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/27/here-is-what-is-new-in-firefox-66-0-2/https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/27/here-is-what-is-new-in-firefox-66-0-2/

 

The Essential Microsoft Excel Formulas and Functions Cheat Sheet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-excel-formulas-functions-cheat-sheet/

 

Asus Acknowledges, Responds to Attack but Disputes Kaspersky Numbers

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/288385-asus-acknowledges-responds-to-attack-but-disputes-kaspersky-numbers

 

Google Chrome 74 Will Adapt to the Windows 10 Theme

The next version of Google Chrome will come with a series of improvements for desktop and mobile platforms, including one particular goodie for those on Windows 10.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-chrome-74-will-adapt-to-the-windows-10-theme-525437.shtml

 

Skype webcam not working on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/skype-webcam-not-working-on-windows-10

 

How to Select and Close Multiple Chrome or Firefox Tabs at Once

https://www.howtogeek.com/407538/how-to-select-and-close-multiple-chrome-or-firefox-tabs-at-once/

 

11 Meditation Apps to Help You Relax, De-Stress

It might seem counterintuitive, but devices that drive you crazy can also help you get centered. These meditation apps are here to guide you.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/328207/11-meditation-apps-to-help-you-relax-de-stress?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

Where to mount your TV - and where not to

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

 

Latest Windows 10 Security Threats and Vulnerabilities (2019)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/latest-windows-10-security-threats-vulnerabilities/

 

How to Turn NFC Off on Androids

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-off-nfc-to-secure-your-android-smartphone-2532822

 

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/

 

Lithuanian Pleads Guilty to Stealing $100 Million From Google, Facebook

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lithuanian-pleads-guilty-to-stealing-100-million-from-google-facebook/

 

Pinterest files to go public

The social bookmarking site says it generated more than $755 million in revenue in 2018.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/pinterest-files-to-go-public/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvOC8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

Why uBlock Origin requests to store unlimited data in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/27/why-ublock-origin-requests-to-store-unlimited-data-in-firefox/

 

How Sleep and Fitness Trackers Work, and Whether They’re Worth It

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/287613-how-sleep-and-fitness-trackers-work-and-whether-theyre-worth-it

 

Completely Reset the Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge Browser

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is now available for download, still unofficially since Microsoft hasn’t yet published the highly-anticipated preview build, so you can already find out what the software giant has been working on lately on the browser front.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/completely-reset-the-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-browser-525479.shtml

 

How to update Drivers in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/update-drivers-in-windows-10

 

How to Control Which Apps Can Access Your iPhone’s Health Data

https://www.howtogeek.com/406075/how-to-control-which-apps-can-access-your-iphone%E2%80%99s-health-data/

 

Job Listing Suggests Google Smartwatch Is on the Horizon

Google this week posted a job listing on its Careers site seeking a 'Vice President of Hardware Engineering for Wearables,' again fueling speculation that it's building a Pixel smartwatch.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366447/job-listing-suggests-google-smartwatch-is-on-the-horizon?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=23

 

10 free spreadsheet templates to help you manage your finances

https://www.komando.com/tips/553880/these-spreadsheet-templates-will-help-you-manage-your-finances

 

26 Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn

https://www.maketecheasier.com/28-coolest-firefox-aboutconfig-tricks/

 

How to Enable or Disable Fast Boot in UEFI Firmware Settings for Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/21284-enable-disable-fast-boot-uefi-firmware-settings-windows.html

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DON'T BE AN APRIL FOOL.

Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st.

http://www.worldbackupday.com/en/

 

Consumer Warning: Tax Season is Also Peak Robocall Season

https://www.allareacodes.com/tax-time-robocalls/

 

5 Sites Where You Can Download Old PC Games for Free

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-sites-where-you-can-download-old-pc-games-for-free-nb/

 

How to Record a Video of Your Chrome Browser

https://www.howtogeek.com/406064/how-to-record-a-video-of-your-chrome-browser/

 

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

Microsoft uses AI to boost Excel features

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

 

YouTube cuts two originals but denies move away from high-end shows

Sci-fi drama Origin and comedy Overthinking are getting the ax.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-5eee.kvmb.kwu_/c-5UWZMXPMCA90x24pbbx78ax3ax2fx2feee.kvmb.kwux2fvmeax2fgwcbcjm-kcba-bew-wzqoqvita-jcb-lmvqma-uwdm-ieig-nzwu-pqop-mvl-apweax2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=12

 

An Outage is Bad for Facebook, but Great for PornHub

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/an-outage-is-bad-for-facebook-but-great-for-pornhub/

 

[Heads-up] Bad Guys Are Moving To Mobile Phishing for Gift Cards Scams

https://blog.knowbe4.com/smishing-sms-phishing-for-gift-cards

 

Over 80 Percent of Spear Phishing Attacks Involve Brand Impersonation, Security Firm Says

https://gizmodo.com/spear-phishing-attacks-are-on-the-rise-security-firm-s-1833455812

 

Use the Quick Settings Menu on Android

https://www.lifewire.com/quick-settings-menu-android-4121299

 

These are the 12 most common phishing email subject lines cyber criminals use to fool you

Analysis of over 360,000 phishing emails reveals some common themes in phoney emails sent to businesses. Don't get caught out by these ones.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/these-are-the-12-most-common-phishing-email-subject-lines-cyber-criminals-use-to-fool-you/

 

Why Microsoft's new Edge browser could be a true Google Chrome rival

Microsoft's Chromium-powered version of Edge, codename 'Anaheim,' leaked over the weekend, giving us a first look at what Microsoft is cooking up.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-new-version-edge-just-might-give-google-chrome-run-its-money

 

Viral Birth Year Twitter Hoax Will Lock You Out of Account

https://www.maketecheasier.com/viral-birth-year-twitter-hoax-lock-you-out/

 

Geek Pick: Blue Snowball Ice Microphone

https://www.geek.com/tech/geek-pick-blue-snowball-ice-microphone-1747935/

 

Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 Build Believed to Be 19H1 RTM

While Microsoft is expected to sign off the Windows 10 19H1 (version 1903) RTM sometimes this week, the company has just pulled a Slow ring build that was believed to a release candidate.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-pulls-windows-10-build-believed-to-be-19h1-rtm-525447.shtml

 

Complete List of Windows 10 Shell Commands

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3109-shell-commands-list-windows-10-a.html

 

Fitbit Announces Surprisingly Cheap Versa Lite Edition Smartwatch

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fitbit-announces-surprisingly-cheap-versa-lite-edition-smartwatch/

 

How to Protect Parts of a Word Document from Editing

https://www.howtogeek.com/407263/how-to-protect-parts-of-a-word-document-from-editing/

 

The new Skype for Web is live, unless you use Safari, Firefox, Opera...

Welp, there’s always the app

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18255848/skype-for-web-hd-video-calling-recording-search-gallery-chrome-edge

 

In Google Maps, add a public event to invite everyone to your next party

The new feature is live, but not for everyone.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/in-google-maps-add-a-public-event-to-invite-everyone-to-your-next-party/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMi8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

Safari, Virtualbox, VMware Get Hacked During First Day of Pwn2Own 2019

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/safari-virtualbox-vmware-get-hacked-during-first-day-of-pwn2own-2019/

 

WOW, Phishing Attacks Are Now More Common Than Malware!

https://blog.knowbe4.com/wow-phishing-attacks-are-now-more-common-than-malware

 

The Cybersecurity 202: Hydro hack shows even low-level criminals can cause major disruptions

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-cybersecurity-202/2019/03/20/the-cybersecurity-202-hydro-hack-shows-even-low-level-criminals-can-cause-major-disruptions/5c9193591b326b0f7f38f1f5/

 

Set Up Your New Android Smartphone in a Snap

Restore your apps, customize settings, and choose your accessories

https://www.lifewire.com/set-up-your-new-android-smartphone-121664

 

These are the top ten security vulnerabilities most exploited by hackers

But one simple thing could help stop the vast majority of these attacks, say researchers.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/these-are-the-top-ten-security-vulnerabilities-most-exploited-by-hackers-to-conduct-cyber-attacks/

 

How to decide on what to upgrade inside your PC for playing games

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-decide-what-upgrade-inside-your-gaming-pc

 

How You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-windows10-for-free/

 

VPNs Are for Security, Not for Saving Money

Using a VPN to change 'where' you connect from will reportedly help you find bargains across the globe. In practice, we didn't find enough savings to make it worthwhile.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365177/vpns-are-for-security-not-for-saving-money?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=22

 

How to Launch Google Chrome in Incognito Mode by Default

Search...

 

And thus avoid leaving any traces on your computer

Google Chrome continues to be the world’s number one desktop browser, and there’s no doubt it all happens for a good reason.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-open-google-chrome-in-incognito-mode-by-default-525257.shtml

 

The 6 Best Mesh Wi-Fi Networks for Your Home

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-mesh-wifi-network/

 

How to Adjust Music Equalizer on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/405942/how-to-adjust-music-equalizer-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

Microsoft’s cheapest Surface Book 2 could get a quad-core CPU soon

Expected imminently

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/7/18254456/microsoft-surface-book-2-quad-core-i5-release-date-news-specs

 

Explore 'Mars on Earth' in Google Street View

You don't have to be an astronaut to check out the closest thing to the Red Planet on the Big Blue Marble.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/explore-mars-on-earth-in-google-street-view/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMi8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTI%3d&i10c.dv=12

 

Cisco Fixes High-Severity Vulnerabilities in IP Phone 77800, 8800

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cisco-fixes-high-severity-vulnerabilities-in-ip-phone-77800-8800/

 

[Heads-up] This Evil New Child Porn Phishing Attack Could Absolutely Ruin Your Life

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-this-evil-new-child-porn-phishing-attack-could-absolutely-ruin-your-life

 

Nielsen warns US 'not prepared' for foreign cyberattacks

https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/434554-nielsen-us-is-not-prepared-for-foreign-cyberattacks

 

How to Connect Your Android Device to Wi-Fi

Use Wi-Fi on your Android to stream videos, browse the web, and more

https://www.lifewire.com/connecting-android-device-to-wifi-577618

 

Hackers Take Down Safari, VMware and Oracle at Pwn2Own

https://threatpost.com/hackers-take-down-safari-vmware-and-oracle-at-pwn2own/143042/

 

Create your own personal media server with Synology's 2-bay NAS on sale for $140

For all your media.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-synology-disk-station-ds-218-j-diskless-2-bay-nas

 

How Secure Is Your Stolen Encrypted Data?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-secure-stolen-encrypted-data/

 

The Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans You've Never Heard Of

There are a lot of options beyond the big four phone carriers in the US. If you're looking to save money, these lesser-known plans might be the ticket.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/259293/the-best-cheap-cell-phone-plans-youve-never-heard-of?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=22

 

How to Install Google Chrome Extensions in the Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge

The revamped version of Microsoft Edge isn’t yet available for download, but thanks to the leaked build that made the rounds earlier this week, we can already get a glimpse into what the software giant is currently working on.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-install-google-chrome-extensions-in-the-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-525462.shtml

 

Is Your Phone Display Flickering? Try These 7 Fixes

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/phone-display-flickering-fixes/

 

Android Weekly: What’s Coming in Android Q (and Some Other Stuff)

https://www.howtogeek.com/407523/android-weekly-whats-coming-in-android-q-and-some-other-stuff/

 

HP updates Envy laptops with Alexa and webcam privacy switch

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/19/18271184/hp-envy-2019-x360-laptop-updates-price-release-dates

 

Asus pushes patch after hackers used updates to send malware

Kaspersky Lab estimates that the attack could have affected more than a million users.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-3ccc.itkz.ius_/c-3SUXKVNKAY76x24nzzvyx3ax2fx2fccc.itkz.iusx2ftkcyx2fgyay-vaynky-vgzin-glzkx78-ngiqkx78y-aykj-avjgzky-zu-yktj-sgrcgx78kx2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=12

 

Facebook Employees Could Access Unencrypted Passwords for Millions of Users

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/facebook-employees-could-access-unencrypted-passwords-for-millions-of-users/

 

Former CIA Officer Combats Social Engineering Scams At Civilian And Military Agencies

https://cybersecurityventures.com/former-cia-officer-combats-social-engineering-scams-at-civilian-and-military-agencies/

 

Phishing Education, Training Can Reduce Healthcare Cyber Risk (this is your health information)

A recent JAMA study confirmed that phishing is a key vulnerability in the healthcare sector, caused by employees and their susceptibility for falling victim to malicious email campaigns.

https://healthitsecurity.com/news/phishing-education-training-can-reduce-healthcare-cyber-risk

 

How to Take a Screenshot on Your Android Phone or Tablet

Save an Image of Your Android Screen for Troubleshooting or Other Purposes

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-take-a-screenshot-on-android-phone-or-tablet-2377913

 

Fake Bitcoin investment scam delivers malware

Share This with your friends and contacts. Help THEM to stay safe:

https://myonlinesecurity.co.uk/fake-bitcoin-investment-scam-delivers-malware/

 

How to upgrade RAM in your Lenovo Legion Y740

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-upgrade-ram-your-lenovo-legion-y740

 

Google Limiting Gmail Options in IFTTT by End of March

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-limiting-gmail-options-fttt/

 

Arlo's Security Camera System Is $180 Off at Best Buy

The Arlo Pro Security Camera System helps give you peace of mind when you're trying to relax at home, and right now you can save $180 on one at Best Buy.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366889/arlos-security-camera-system-is-180-off-at-best-buy?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=22

 

Use Google as Default Search Engine in Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge

If you downloaded the leaked version of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, you probably noticed that Bing is not only the default search engine, but also the only option available in the browser.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/use-google-as-default-search-engine-in-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-525463.shtml

 

How to Listen to Microphone through a Playback Device in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/126383-listen-microphone-through-playback-device-windows.html

 

How to Use Old Games and Software on Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/make-old-games-software-run-windows-10/

 

VPN FOR BEGINNERS

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

 

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

https://www.cyberscoop.com/email-scammers-stole-150k-defense-contractors-university-fbi-says/

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Microsoft’s new Edge browser looks a lot like Chrome in leaked screenshots

Microsoft is still testing its Chromium-powered browser internally

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/5/18251263/microsoft-edge-chromium-screenshots-leak-browser

 

How to Protect Your BitLocker-Encrypted Files From Attackers

https://www.howtogeek.com/407820/how-to-protect-your-bitlocker-encrypted-files-from-attackers/

 

Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s New Services

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/203659/everything-you-need-to-know-about-apples-new-services?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9QGMszMSKdqneea1QaJzGYBBYnG3_61ZL-6_wMYNthn5qwzsI4f3tD4tZwo1GINVex62SNaGR7TDQY2JpeyCffUEqfg&_hsmi=71140963

 

12,449 Data Breaches Confirmed in 2018, a 424% Increase Over the Previous Year

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/12-449-data-breaches-confirmed-in-2018-a-424-percent-increase-over-the-previous-year/

 

How to Close Apps on Android

Freeing the extra load

https://www.lifewire.com/close-apps-on-android-4164116

 

Tiny new board is smaller than Raspberry Pi Zero and optimized to run Python programming language

The Pyboard D-series' ace-in-the-hole is its efficiency, with the board running MicroPython, a version of the Python 3.4 customized to run on low-power microcontrollers.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/tiny-new-board-is-smaller-than-raspberry-pi-zero-and-optimized-to-run-python-programming-language/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Repair a Dead Hard Disk Drive to Recover Data

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-diagnose-and-fix-a-dead-hard-drive-to-recover-data/

 

Step into home automation with four Zoozee Mini Smart Plugs at under $6 apiece

Control with your phone or just your voice.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-zoozee-mini-smart-plugs-4pk

 

Intel Unveils New Graphics Command Console at GDC

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/288085-intel-unveils-new-graphics-command-console-at-gdc

 

Amazon is blowing out Samsung Chromebooks with prices starting at $199.99, today only

https://bgr.com/2019/03/25/amazon-chromebook-sale-samsung-laptops/

 

Scientists pulverize phones to discover what's inside

Milkshake and break.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/scientists-pulverize-smartphones-to-discover-whats-inside/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Decide If It’s Time for a New Computer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/decide-if-its-time-for-new-computer/

 

Google and Facebook scammed out of $123 million by man posing as hardware vendor

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/google-and-facebook-scammed-out-of-123-million-by-man-posing-as-hardware-vendor/#new_tab

 

Galaxy S10, S10+ Will Come With Pre-Installed Screen Protector

The tech giant said it 'cannot guarantee' that third party screen protectors made of traditional glass and polyurethane materials will work with the S10's fingerprint sensor.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366890/galaxy-s10-s10-will-come-with-pre-installed-screen-protect?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=21

 

Microsoft is creating Windows Lite for dual-screen and Chromebook-like devices

Microsoft is making a Chrome OS-like version of Windows

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/4/18249679/microsoft-windows-lite-dual-screen-devices-chromebooks-report

 

How to Safely Dispose of (or Sell) Smarthome Hardware

https://www.howtogeek.com/407192/how-to-safely-dispose-of-or-sell-smarthome-hardware/

 

BBC is Blocking Google Podcasts

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/203774/bbc-is-blocking-google-podcasts?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9QGMszMSKdqneea1QaJzGYBBYnG3_61ZL-6_wMYNthn5qwzsI4f3tD4tZwo1GINVex62SNaGR7TDQY2JpeyCffUEqfg&_hsmi=71140963

 

Tax Returns Exposed in TurboTax Credential Stuffing Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/tax-returns-exposed-in-turbotax-credential-stuffing-attacks/

 

What Is Google Podcasts?

The standalone podcast app for Android

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-google-podcasts-4173007

 

Apple launches Apple Card in payments services expansion

The Apple-branded credit card that offers a streamlined application process, daily cash back and enhanced security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-launches-apple-card-in-payments-services-expansion/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

These Are the Smallest Smartphones Found on the Planet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-smallest-smartphone/

 

HyperX QuadCast microphone review: Great value for gamers and streamers

HyperX launched a standalone microphone for streamers and gamers, to rival the Blue Yeti and Razer Seiren.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hyperx-quadcast-microphone-review

 

Samsung Flashbolt HBM2 Is 33 Percent Faster, Doubles Capacity

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/288018-samsung-flashbolt-hbm2-is-33-percent-faster-doubles-capacity

 

Designed by Apple, built by robots

Apple's employees are retraining for roles managing robots on production lines, report reveals

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3357758/designed-by-apple-built-by-robots.html

 

AT&T CEO looks ahead to the end of the phone

Randall Stephenson knows that 5G may make phones themselves obsolete.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/att-ceo-looks-ahead-to-the-end-of-the-phone/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

The 5 Best Sites to Buy Cheap Downloadable PC Games

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-sites-cheap-downloadable-pc-games/

 

DLA Piper and its insurers clash over multi-million NotPetya payout

LAW FIRM WAS HIT IN THE CROSSFIRE AS RUSSIA-BACKED RANSOMWARE SPREAD.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/dla-piper-and-its-insurers-clash-over-multi-million-notpetya-payout/

 

YouTube Removes Comments on Videos Featuring Kids

YouTube disables comments on tens of millions of videos featuring children, and will be 'broadening the action' in the coming months to stop pedophiles from abusing the function.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366888/youtube-removes-comments-on-videos-featuring-kids?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=21

 

Microsoft will let PC players test Halo: The Master Chief Collection ahead of release

The game will not, however, be part of the Xbox Anywhere program

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/18/18271791/microsoft-halo-the-master-chief-collection-pc-player-test-xbox-anywhere

 

How to Use a Security Camera’s Night Vision Through a Window

https://www.howtogeek.com/407363/how-to-make-a-security-cameras-night-vision-work-through-a-window/

 

Controversial New EU Copyright Rules Pass Another Legal Hurdle

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/203777/controversial-new-eu-copyright-rules-pass-another-legal-hurdle?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9QGMszMSKdqneea1QaJzGYBBYnG3_61ZL-6_wMYNthn5qwzsI4f3tD4tZwo1GINVex62SNaGR7TDQY2JpeyCffUEqfg&_hsmi=71140963

 

Windows 7 Gets an Extra Life With Windows Virtual Desktop

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-7-gets-an-extra-life-with-windows-virtual-desktop/

 

How to Copy and Paste on Android

https://www.lifewire.com/copy-and-paste-on-android-4163590

 

Apple's next big innovation: Becoming a bank via Apple Card

Forget Apple's TV+. Forget Apple News+. The real innovation and key to Apple's growth will be its spash into the credit card market.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apples-next-big-innovation-becoming-a-bank-via-apple-card/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

5 Lightweight Gmail Tools That Solve a Few Pesky Problems

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lightweight-gmail-tools/

 

Should you get the NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti or GTX 1070?

https://www.windowscentral.com/should-you-get-nvidia-gtx-1660-ti-or-gtx-1070

 

ASUS Automatic Updates Compromised by Hackers

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10523/asus-automatic-updates-compromised-hackers

 

How to Enable or Disable Animate Windows when Minimizing and Maximizing in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/126788-enable-disable-animate-windows-when-minimizing-maximizing.html

 

This data breach response tool tells you what to do next

Breach Clarity analyzes the threat and points you to advice.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/this-tool-tells-you-what-to-do-about-the-latest-data-breach/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Block Websites on Any Android Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/block-websites-android/

 

Hackers Hijacked ASUS Software Updates to Install Backdoors on Thousands of Computers

The Taiwan-based tech giant ASUS is believed to have pushed the malware to hundreds of thousands of customers through its trusted automatic software update tool after attackers compromised the company’s server and used it to push the malware to machines.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pan9wn/hackers-hijacked-asus-software-updates-to-install-backdoors-on-thousands-of-computers

 

The Fastest VPNs for 2019

Worried about security and privacy, but don't want to return to dial-up speeds due to a slow virtual private network, or VPN? You don't have to make that choice, with the fastest VPNs in our testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/351574/the-fastest-vpns?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=21

 

Google reports zero-day exploit in Windows 7, Microsoft yet to release patch

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18256335/google-chrome-windows-against-zero-day-vulnerabilities-update

 

How to Reopen Closed Tabs and Windows in Safari on a Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/407500/how-to-reopen-closed-tabs-and-windows-in-safari-on-a-mac/

 

YouTube Reportedly Pulling Out of Producing Original Shows

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/203677/youtube-reportedly-pulling-out-of-producing-original-shows?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9QGMszMSKdqneea1QaJzGYBBYnG3_61ZL-6_wMYNthn5qwzsI4f3tD4tZwo1GINVex62SNaGR7TDQY2JpeyCffUEqfg&_hsmi=71140963

 

13-Year-Old Allegedly Hacked Teacher Account to Create Student 'Hit List'

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/13-year-old-allegedly-hacked-teacher-account-to-create-student-hit-list/

 

Android 101: A New User's Guide to Getting the Most Out of Android

https://www.lifewire.com/change-android-settings-4135692

 

9 Opera Browser Tips That Make Web Browsing More Fun

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/opera-browser-tips/

 

10 tricks and hacks for customizing Windows 10 (free PDF)

https://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/10-tricks-and-hacks-for-customizing-windows-10-free-pdf/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Add 8 more ports to your network with TP-Link's Gigabit Ethernet switch for a low price

For a more stable connection.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-tp-link-8-port-gigabit-ethernet-network-unmanaged-switch

 

How Lockergoga took down Hydro — ransomware used in targeted attacks aimed at big business

https://doublepulsar.com/how-lockergoga-took-down-hydro-ransomware-used-in-targeted-attacks-aimed-at-big-business-c666551f5880?gi=c42cf91d0d97

 

How to Get and Give Remote Assistance with Quick Assist app in Windows 10 

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/56123-get-give-remote-assistance-quick-assist-app-windows-10-a.html

 

Pixel 4 XL leaked photo reveals two back cameras and hole-punch screen

Oh, and the fingerprint reader might be in the display.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/pixel-4-xl-leaked-photo-reveals-two-back-cameras-and-hole-punch-screen/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

7 Great XFCE Themes for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/xfce4-desktop-themes-linux/

 

Popular family tracking app exposed real-time location data onto the internet – no password required

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/popular-family-tracking-app-exposed-real-time-location-data-onto-the-internet-no-password-required-21003.html#new_tab

 

Microsoft Windows 10

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/336416/microsoft-windows-10?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=21

 

How to expand your Xbox One X’s game storage

And why you shouldn’t try to replace the HDD yourself

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18254711/xbox-one-xs-game-storage-expand-how-to

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How to Enable or Disable Animate Controls and Elements Inside Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/126844-enable-disable-animate-controls-elements-inside-windows.html

 

US Senators Demand Probe of Foreign VPNs Over Spying Risk

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366422/us-senators-demand-probe-of-foreign-vpns-over-spying-risk?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Prepare for power outages with this CyberPower 1350VA UPS at a new low price

This UPS is equipped with 10 surge-protected outlets.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-cyberpower-cst135xlu-ups

 

How to Install and Use Teamviewer on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-use-teamviewer-linux/

 

AMD Believes SPOILER Vulnerability Does Not Impact Its Processors

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/amd-believes-spoiler-vulnerability-does-not-impact-its-processors/

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 review: 

All the S10 Plus power in a smaller package

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/samsung-galaxy-s10-review/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Pay With Google

Use Google to send money and buy things at millions of places

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-pay-with-google-4163418

 

Windows logo keyboard shortcuts: The complete list

The Windows logo key, which is common on most keyboards these days, can be a powerful tool if you know the right shortcuts. Here's an updated list to speed your work.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-complete-list-of-windows-logo-keyboard-shortcuts/

 

Apple's credit card plans -- JD Power VP sheds some light on the move

JD Power's vice president of banking and credit card services, Jim Miller, provides insights into the potential for Apple's Goldman Sachs partnership.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3383098/apples-credit-card-plans-jd-power-vp-sheds-some-light-on-the-move.html

 

Microsoft now lets you stream PC games to an Xbox One and use a controller

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/13/18263513/microsoft-xbox-one-pc-games-support-streaming-wireless-display-app-feature

 

7 Free Tools for Live Website Visitor Tracking

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8-free-tools-live-website-visitor-tracking/

 

Hands On With Nvidia’s New Jetson Nano

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/288153-hands-on-with-nvidias-new-jetson-nano

 

How to Use the Console on macOS to Check Log and Activities

https://www.howtogeek.com/406592/how-to-use-the-console-on-macos-to-check-log-and-activities/

 

Facebook settings you need to change right now

https://www.komando.com/tips/554512/facebook-settings-you-need-to-change-right-now

 

Firewalla

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/363983/firewalla?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Grab three TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches to control from anywhere with this $43 discount

Controlla.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-tp-link-kasa-smart-wifi-light-switch-3-pack

 

How to Play Android Games on a Full-Screen PC

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

 

New Sextortion Email Uses CIA Investigation as Scare Tactic

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-sextortion-email-uses-cia-investigation-as-scare-tactic/

 

Facebook doesn't waste time, it wastes attention spans. That's worse

Commentary: Growing up, my parents told me watching TV would ruin my attention span. Now I can't even concentrate on TV long enough for it to do that.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/facebook-doesnt-waste-time-it-wastes-our-attention-span-thats-worse/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Unzip Files on Android Devices

Who needs a computer? Open ZIP files quickly on your mobile device

https://www.lifewire.com/unzip-files-on-android-4178981

 

Apple's next big innovation: Becoming a bank via Apple Card

Forget Apple's TV+. Forget Apple News+. The real innovation and key to Apple's growth will be its spash into the credit card market.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apples-next-big-innovation-becoming-a-bank-via-apple-card/

 

A short collection of Safari tips for iPhones, iPad

If you use an iPad or iPhone, then you probably use Safari and may not have come across all of these.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3378061/a-short-collection-of-safari-tips-for-iphones-ipad.html

 

Microsoft demonstrates xCloud game streaming a week before Google’s ‘future of gaming’ event

Entering public trials later this year

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/13/18263405/microsoft-xcloud-game-streaming-demo-video

 

Adobe Is Finally Killing Shockwave

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/adobe-killing-shockwave/

 

Rogue Ads Are Draining Android Phone Batteries With Hidden Videos

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288223-rogue-ads-are-draining-android-phone-batteries-with-hidden-videos

 

What Is the Mirai Botnet, and How Can I Protect My Devices?

https://www.howtogeek.com/408036/what-is-the-mirai-botnet-and-how-can-i-protect-my-devices/

 

Strange smart home gadgets you have to see to believe

https://www.komando.com/tips/553320/strange-smart-home-gadgets-you-have-to-see-to-believe

 

Microsoft Really Wants Internet Explorer to Die

In a blog post this week, Microsoft Windows Principal Architect Chris Jackson urged companies to migrate to modern browsers instead of trying to keep using IE as their default.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366433/microsoft-stop-using-internet-explorer-as-your-default-brow?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Use this $38 accessory to add voice control and smarts to your garage door

Smarter garages for everyone.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-meross-msg100-smart-garage-door-opener

 

Fixes for External Display Not Working on macOS

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

 

FTC Issue PSA on Social Security Number Scams

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ftc-issue-psa-on-social-security-number-scams/

 

Sorry, the Galaxy Fold, Mate X will make your Android and iPhone more expensive in 2019

Phone prices are still rising across the board and here's the proof.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/sorry-galaxy-fold-mate-x-will-make-your-android-iphone-more-expensive-in-2019-samsung/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=12

 

How Samsung One UI Features Reduce Repetitive Stress

One UI ergonomics can reduce strain caused by large smartphones

https://www.lifewire.com/how-one-ui-reduces-repetitive-stress-4178395

 

How to install OpenSSH on Windows 10 to encrypt network communications

Learn how to use SSH natively within Windows 10 to secure communications between network devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-openssh-on-windows-10-to-encrypt-network-communications/

 

Apple has a right to charge for space in its digital malls

Apple’s competitors appear to be focusing on undermining the 30% business model that supports its services,

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3366259/apple-has-a-right-to-charge-for-space-in-its-digital-malls.html

 

Microsoft sues Foxconn and says it owes royalty payments plus interest

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou fired back today and said Microsoft was trying to bully the underdog

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/12/18261894/microsoft-foxconn-law-suit-royalty-payments-interest

 

Is the Google Coral Dev Board Better Than a Raspberry Pi?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-coral-dev-board-raspberry-pi/

 

Intel Details Faster Gen 11 Graphics Architecture

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/288132-intel-details-changes-to-gen-11-graphics-architecture

 

How to Change the Default Search Engine in Safari on iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/407505/how-to-change-the-default-search-engine-in-safari-on-iphone-or-ipad/

 

7 tools to fix Windows problems

https://www.komando.com/tips/554046/7-tools-to-fix-windows-problems

 

How Much Electricity Does Your PC Consume?

How much does it cost to run your PC? It's not a one-size-fits-all answer, but here's how to measure how much electricity your home computer consumes.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365866/how-much-electricity-does-your-pc-consume?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Ask Alexa to control your home phone with a refurb Amazon Echo Connect on sale for only $13

Convert your landline.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-refurbished-amazon-echo-connect

 

What Is Localhost and How Is It Different from 127.0.0.1?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/localhost-and-127-0-0-1/

 

Microsoft Edge Insider Addons Store Discovered, 84 Extensions

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-edge-insider-addons-store-discovered-84-extensions/

 

We invited professional hackers to attack us: Here's what happened

Even when you anticipate a cyberattack, email phishing remains one of the most effective methods used by hackers to access private accounts.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/we-invited-professional-hackers-to-attack-us-heres-what-happened/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

How to Get Rid of an Android Virus From Your Phone

Learn how to tell if your phone has a virus - and what you can do about it

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-remove-virus-android-4174261

 

MICROSOFT EDGE BASED ON CHROMIUM: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Microsoft next version of Edge based on Chromium leaked onto the web revealing interface, features, and settings — Here are screenshots and all the details you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-chromium-screenshots-handson/

 

A brief guide to USB 4 for Mac and iOS users

40gbps, USB-C and Thunderbolt support, but won't be inside your products until at least 2020

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3356462/a-brief-guide-to-usb-4-for-mac-and-ios-users.html

 

Microsoft brings Android apps to Windows 10 with new screen mirroring beta

Available in beta for Windows Insiders

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/12/18261478/microsoft-your-phone-screen-mirroring-android-windows-10-app-feature

 

What Is a Raspberry Pi, and What Can You Do With One?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-can-one/

 

T-Mobile Begins Rolling Out Home LTE Internet Service

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/288102-t-mobile-begins-rolling-out-home-lte-internet-service

 

How to Enable Remaining Battery Time in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/405868/how-to-enable-remaining-battery-time-in-windows-10/

 

Data breach exposes hundreds of thousands of patient records

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/556695/zoll-medical-data-breach

 

22 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching

Getting started is as easy as picking a show and pressing play. However, there are a few tricks that you can use to get the most out of your viewing experience.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/326289/22-netflix-tips-to-boost-your-binge-watching?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

Save $22 and speed up your computer with Samsung's 1TB 860 QVO solid state drive

Time for an upgrade.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-samsung-860-qvo-1-tb-internal-solid-state-drive

 

How to Create a Bootable USB Recovery Drive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4200-create-recovery-drive-windows-10-a.html

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Upscaled: NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing put to the test

Metro Exodus is the first game to support ray tracing for global illumination, but how well does it work?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/23/upscaled-episode1-MetroRTX/?yptr=yahoo

 

Assessing Internal Network with JavaScript, Despite Same-Origin Policy

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/assessing-internal-network-with-javascript-despite-same-origin-policy/

 

Which Roku Device Should I Buy?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/which-roku-device-should-buy/

 

Build a powerful PC with the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 processor on sale for $155

A better computer.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-amd-ryzen-5-2600-processor

 

Every Chromebook Keyboard Shortcut You’ll Ever Need

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/heres-every-chromebook-shortcut-youll-ever-need/

 

How the iPad Can Help You Out in the Kitchen

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-in-kitchen-4125507

 

Are Apps Really Recording Your iPhone’s Screen?

https://www.howtogeek.com/404605/are-apps-really-recording-your-iphone%E2%80%99s-screen/

 

Why I Finally Cut the Cord With Cable

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-finally-cut-cord-cable-144500839.html

 

[Tip] Enable “Tab Groups” Feature in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-tab-groups-feature-in-google-chrome/

 

Windows 10 Reset VS Clean Install VS Fresh Start, Details Are Here!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/windows-10-reset-vs-clean-install.html

 

Amazon Could Be Putting Video Ads Into Its Mobile Apps

https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/203520/amazon-could-be-putting-video-ads-into-its-mobile-apps?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_YXk1r7qnBA4W4lUZhyaKdwqBz89QTgKSDjoRZI2KnkhWO93Vcmu_up8n9z6PIMnXx3eXxQBQOPHE_ZXWuWWGZSqWhxg&_hsmi=71042349

 

How to encrypt files with FinalCrypt

If you're looking for an encryption tool that offers a unique approach and a well-designed GUI, FinalCrypt might be just the tool.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-encrypt-files-with-finalcrypt/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

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

 

The Windows 10 calculator will soon be able to graph math equations

The graphing mode is the first open-source suggestion to be chosen

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18277786/windows-10-microsoft-graphing-calculator-open-source-algebra

 

Fraud, Cyber Attacks, and Phishing Follow Christchurch Attack

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fraud-cyber-attacks-and-phishing-follow-christchurch-attack/

 

6 of the Best Indoor Navigation Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-indoor-navigation-apps-android/

 

Measure results with the Eufy C1 Bluetooth Smart Scale at one of its best prices

Facts and figures.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-eufy-c1-bluetooth-smart-scale-march-2019

 

How to Install and Use Microsoft Office on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-use-microsoft-office-linux/

 

What You Need to Know When Switching From Android to iPhone

The content you can take and the software you need

https://www.lifewire.com/switching-from-android-to-iphone-1999073

 

HP’s Ink Subscription Has DRM That Disables Your Printer Cartridges

https://www.howtogeek.com/403346/hps-ink-subscription-has-drm-that-disables-your-printer-cartridges/

 

Apple's Reinvention as a Services Company Starts for Real Monday

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-reinvention-services-company-100000516.html

 

[Software Update] Mozilla Firefox 66.0 “Quantum” Now Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-mozilla-firefox-latest-version/

 

2 Reliable and Powerful MiniTool SSD Cloning Software (No Data Loss)

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

 

Netflix Testing Low-Cost Mobile Only Subscription Options

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/203532/netflix-testing-low-cost-mobile-only-subscription-options?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_YXk1r7qnBA4W4lUZhyaKdwqBz89QTgKSDjoRZI2KnkhWO93Vcmu_up8n9z6PIMnXx3eXxQBQOPHE_ZXWuWWGZSqWhxg&_hsmi=71042349

 

AT&T's "5G E" slower than Verizon and T-Mobile's 4G LTE services, report finds

AT&T's "5G E" network is just LTE Advanced. An OpenSignal report finds no meaningful advantage to AT&T's network over the networks of Verizon or T-Mobile.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/at-ts-5g-e-slower-than-verizon-and-t-mobiles-4g-lte-services-report-finds/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to unsend email using Gmail

https://www.komando.com/tips/554502/how-to-unsend-email-using-gmail

 

Microsoft details how xCloud will let you play Xbox games on an Android phone

xCloud members explain the company’s new cloud gaming tools for developer 

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18277494/microsoft-xcloud-xbox-one-games-android-devices-cloud-gaming-streaming-gdc-2019

 

Microsoft Edge Insider Closer to Release With New Installers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-edge-insider-closer-to-release-with-new-installers/

 

Why Smartphone Batteries Explode and How to Protect Yourself

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-smartphone-batteries-explode/

 

Add Bluetooth to any vehicle or sound system for $12 with iClever's Audio Adapter

Just stream it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-iclever-bluetooth-transmitter-receiver

 

The 15 Best YouTube Channels You Should Watch Next

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-unique-youtube-channels-you-should-watch/

 

iPhone Update: 5 iOS 12 Security Features to Use Now

Take advantage of improved privacy and security features

https://www.lifewire.com/ios-security-features-to-use-now-4580616

 

Google Created Faster Encryption for Low-End Android Phones and IoT Devices

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/google-created-faster-encryption-for-low-end-android-phones-and-iot-devices/

 

Apple set to unveil streaming service, will reportedly offer HBO, Showtime for $9.99 a month

Tech giant’s new offerings Monday will indicate a further shift to services

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-set-to-unveil-streaming-service-will-reportedly-offer-hbo-showtime-for-999-a-month-2019-03-24?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

[Nightly Update] Firefox 68.0 Comes with New Account Icon in Toolbar

https://www.askvg.com/mozilla-firefox-nightly-updates/

 

Full Guide on Rollback Windows 10 to Windows 7/8.1 – No Data Loss

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmanager/rollback-windows-10-to-windows-7-81.html

 

Factory recovery - Create a Custom Recovery Partition

How to create a custom bootable recovery partition to restore Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/106215-factory-recovery-create-custom-recovery-partition.html

 

Windows 10 DHCP vulnerability allows for remote code execution

The vulnerability in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 gives attackers an entry point for further exploitation when combined with other vulnerabilities.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-dhcp-vulnerability-allows-for-remote-code-execution/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

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

 

ACER SWIFT 5 REVIEW: BIG-SCREEN FEATHERWEIGHT

A 15-inch laptop that won’t break your back

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/21/18275332/acer-swift-5-review-15-inch-laptop-lightest-specs-features-price

 

89% of EU Government Sites Infiltrated by Ad Tracking Scripts

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/89-percent-of-eu-government-sites-infiltrated-by-ad-tracking-scripts/

 

How to Set Up and Run Android 9 for Development on Your Computer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-run-android-9-for-development/

 

How to manually configure a VPN on Windows 10

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-manually-configure-vpn-windows-10

 

This Chrome Extension Lets You Hide Toxic Comments

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chrome-extension-hide-toxic-comments/

 

How to Block Text Messages on Android or iPhone

Shut down annoying texts on iPhone and Android Phones

https://www.lifewire.com/block-text-messages-every-phone-and-carrier-4172380

 

How to Combine Motion Paths in Microsoft PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/407636/how-to-combine-motion-paths-in-powerpoint/

 

Apple's TV streaming and news party may end with an antitrust hangover

Apple's Monday event is expected to be an extravaganza of subscription services: TV! Movies! News! Bundles! But competitors say the company is already out of control.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/apple-tv-streaming-and-news-party-may-end-with-antitrust-hangover/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3Mv&i10c.dv=12

 

[Firefox Tip] Enable / Disable Auto-Play of Video and Sound on Websites

https://www.askvg.com/firefox-tip-enable-disable-auto-play-of-video-and-sound-on-websites/

 

Fix - Windows 10 1803 Update Creates a Recovery Partition

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmagic/windows-1803-creates-recovery-partition.html

 

Microsoft Garage Mouse without Borders

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/25024-microsoft-garage-mouse-without-borders.html

 

Google and Harvard test a machine learning approach to food safety

A new digital health epidemiology model that uses a data-driven approach to foodborne illnesses shows promising results.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/google-and-harvard-test-a-machine-learning-approach-to-food-safety/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

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

 

Microsoft’s disc-less Xbox One S reportedly launching May 7th

Xbox One S All-Digital edition

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/21/18275531/microsoft-xbox-one-s-all-digital-edition-disc-less-console-may-7-release-date

 

JNEC.a Ransomware Spread by WinRAR Ace Exploit

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/jneca-ransomware-spread-by-winrar-ace-exploit/

 

Google Maps lets some users create public events

It's early days, but you could soon add a party or meet-up.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/24/google-maps-public-events/?yptr=yahoo

 

Flash storage: A cheat sheet

With over a dozen form factors, knowing what the best flash memory card and SSD technology is available can be daunting.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/flash-storage-a-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

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