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Sat 04/06/2019 1589
Fri 04/05/2019 1588
Thur 04/04/2019 1587
Wed 04/03/2019 1586
Tue 04/02/2019 1585
Mon 04/01/2019 1584
Sun 03/31/2019 1583

Sat 1589 04/06/2019

Google: De-indexing problem now fixed, result of ‘technical issue’

Site owners who saw large percentages of pages no longer show as indexed in Google Search Console should now see the problem resolved.

https://searchengineland.com/google-de-indexing-issue-now-fixed-result-of-technical-issues-315058?yptr=yahoo

 

How Grindr became a national security issue

What happened when a Chinese company acquired the horniest social network

https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/3/28/18285274/grindr-national-security-cfius-china-kunlun-military

 

What Your Function Keys Do in Google Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/408289/what-your-function-keys-do-in-google-chrome/

 

Deepfakes may ruin the world. And they can come for you, too

But -- bright side! -- videos with your face on somebody else’s body usually aren't as tantalizing to bad guys as, say, creating political chaos.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/deepfakes-may-try-to-ruin-the-world-but-they-can-come-for-you-too/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

Remove Stalkerware From Your Devices With Kaspersky's Software

https://lifehacker.com/remove-stalkerware-from-your-devices-with-kasperskys-so-1833784847

 

Paint.net 4.1.6: performance improvements and new options

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/19/paint-net-4-1-6-performance-improvements-and-new-options/

 

Picture-in-Picture

Watch videos in a floating window that stays on top of other windows while still being able to interact with other online services or websites by relying on this nifty Chrome extension developed by Google

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Picture-in-Picture.shtml

 

9 Great Games You Can Play With Integrated Graphics

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/integrated-graphics-games/

 

YouTube, Like Facebook, Ignored Toxicity Warnings in Favor of ‘Engagement’

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/288784-youtube-like-facebook-ignored-toxicity-warnings-in-favor-of-engagement

 

Apple Leaves Cirrus Logic Out in the Cold Again

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-leaves-cirrus-logic-cold-213100874.html

 

List of Free On-Demand Virus Scanners

Free standalone virus scanning software tools

https://www.lifewire.com/free-on-demand-virus-scanners-1356635

 

Get better Wi-Fi by using these features on your router

https://www.komando.com/tips/557573/get-better-wi-fi-by-using-these-features-on-your-router

 

How to Use Extension Police to Examine Your Chrome Extensions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-extension-police-examine-chrome-extensions/

 

Samsung's 256GB Evo Select microSD is back down to its lowest ever price

For any of your devices.

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

 

As an iPhone user, I’m so jealous of this new Android phone

https://bgr.com/2019/04/05/iphone-11-release-date-soon-vs-huawei-p30-pro-camera/

 

How to move your data to a new Android phone or iPhone

It’s not hard, but there are a few tricks to be aware of

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18282698/iphone-android-data-transfer-how-to-new-phone

 

How to Add People and Companies to Contacts on Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/409065/how-to-add-people-and-companies-to-contacts-on-mac/

 

Tenants worry smart-home tech could be abused by landlords

Worst case, landlords could use smart locks to track and harass residents. And what if you just want a key?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/tenants-worry-smart-home-tech-could-be-abused-by-landlords/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Find Ethical Alternatives to Almost Every App or Service

https://lifehacker.com/find-ethical-open-source-alternatives-to-almost-every-a-1833746899

 

EU member state websites laden with third-party cookies

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/19/eu-member-state-websites-laden-with-third-party-cookies/

 

Lite Free Screen Recorder

A very simple and easy-to-use app that you can use to record your screen activity, and then export the recording in a video file format of your choice

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Recording/Lite-Free-Screen-Recorder.shtml

 

How to Secure Fortnite.com With 2FA (Two Factor Authentication)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fortnite-com-2fa/

 

Cloudflare Adds a Free VPN to its 1.1.1.1 App

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288738-cloudflare-adds-a-free-vpn-to-its-1-1-1-1-app

 

Best Tablets for $300 or Less

https://news.yahoo.com/best-tablets-300-less-183240067.html

 

Protecting the HOSTS File with Spybot Search & Destroy

https://www.lifewire.com/protecting-the-hosts-file-153386

 

These medical devices were found to be vulnerable to hackers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/558463/medical-devices-vulnerable-to-hackers

 

Customer Data at Risk After Toyota and Lexus Dealerships Hacked in Japan

https://www.maketecheasier.com/toyota-dealerships-hacked-japan/

 

Upgrade your tech with 24% off the SanDisk 256GB Extreme MicroSD Card

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-san-disk-extreme-256-gb-micro-sd-card

 

You only think AirPods sound good because you haven’t tried these premium true wireless earbuds

https://bgr.com/2019/04/05/true-wireless-earbuds-better-than-airpods-on-amazon/

 

This Samsung flower vase is also a throwable fire extinguisher

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18285253/samsung-firevase-throwable-fire-extinguisher-south-korean-awareness-campaign

 

How to Change Your FaceTime Caller ID on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/409198/how-to-change-your-facetime-caller-id-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

Beats Powerbeats Pro share many new AirPods features but have better sound

The first true wireless headphones from Beats also have Apple's H1 chip and always-on Siri, but no wireless charging. They're coming in May for $250.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/beats-powerbeats-pro-share-many-new-airpods-features-but-have-better-sound/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Schedule Emails With Gmail's New Feature

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-schedule-emails-with-gmails-new-feature-1833717623

 

Block Helpdesk and Chat popups in your browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/18/block-helpdesk-and-chat-popups-in-your-browser/

 

Visual Subst

Create virtual drives out of folders on your computer so they show up with custom drive letters to help transfer data from removable storage devices

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/Visual-Subst.shtml

 

The Best Free Movie Streaming Websites

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-free-movie-streaming-sites/

 

How to Enable or Disable Touch Screen in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/130057-enable-disable-touch-screen-windows-10-a.html

 

Walmart and Google Team Up to Tackle Amazon's Alexa

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/walmart-google-team-tackle-amazon-131500299.html

 

The 7 Best Screen Capture Software of 2019

Our favorite software to take pictures of what's on your monitor or phone

https://www.lifewire.com/best-screen-capture-software-4178429

 

If you ate at these restaurants, hackers may have stolen your credit card details

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/558445/if-you-ate-at-these-restaurants-hackers-may-have-stolen-your-credit-card-details

 

How to Fix the No SIM Card Detected Error on Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-no-sim-card-detected-android/

 

Upgrade your computer with the Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD on sale for $133

Speed and Space at a discounted price.

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

 

Google Maps is getting an even better incident reporting feature

https://bgr.com/2019/04/05/google-maps-vs-waze-traffic-slowdown-reports-coming-to-android/

 

YouTube creators are still trying to fight back against European copyright vote

‘With Article 13, things can only get even worse’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18283800/youtube-copyright-directive-article-13-memes-grandayy-philip-defranco-european-union

 

How to Set Up and Use iMessage on a Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/408706/how-to-set-up-and-use-imessage-on-a-mac/

 

WhatsApp Business launches for iOS, promising help for small businesses

The Android version has been available for more than a year.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/whatsapp-business-launches-for-ios-promising-help-for-small-businesses/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Why 'AMP' Is Going to Be a Big Deal for You and Your Emails

https://lifehacker.com/why-amp-is-going-to-be-a-big-deal-for-you-and-your-emai-1833643910

 

The major features of Windows 10 version 1903

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/18/the-major-features-of-windows-10-version-1903/

 

WiFi Password Decryptor

Find out what wireless passwords are stored on your computer using this simple application that instantly decrypts and recovers wifi keys

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Decrypting-Decoding/WiFi-Password-Decryptor.shtml

 

5 Reasons Why You Don’t Actually Need a Plex Pass

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-do-not-need-plex-pass/

 

How to Change the Size of Desktop Icons in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/62393-change-size-desktop-icons-windows-10-a.html

 

Here's How Much Skyworks Depends on Apple

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apos-much-skyworks-depends-apple-154600339.html

 

When Malware Just Won't Die — Persistent Malware Infections

You might have an advanced persistent threat. Here's how to handle it

https://www.lifewire.com/persistent-malware-infections-2487195

 

YouTube TV is now available to everyone in the U.S.

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/558151/youtube-tv-is-now-available-to-everyone-in-the-u-s

 

5 Ways to Easily Extract Audio Clips from Your Favorite Videos

https://www.maketecheasier.com/extract-audio-from-videos/

 

How to find out if you can upgrade your laptop

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-find-out-if-you-can-upgrade-your-laptop

 

New iPhone 11 Max render shows off a triple-lens camera design

https://bgr.com/2019/04/05/iphone-11-camera-triple-lens-render/

 

FTC hands multimillion-dollar fines to four robocalling companies

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18283840/ftc-robocalling-fine-settlement-netdotsolutions-higher-goals-veterans-of-america-pointbreak

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Next Windows 10 Update To Address User Control Issues

https://rcpmag.com/articles/2019/04/04/windows-10-update-user-control.aspx

 

U.S. Federal Reserve System Exposed to Increased Risk of Unauthorized Access

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-federal-reserve-system-exposed-to-increased-risk-of-unauthorized-access/

 

Why Does Chrome Say It’s “Managed By Your Organization?”

https://www.howtogeek.com/410106/why-does-chrome-say-its-managed-by-your-organization/

 

The WD My Passport 1TB portable solid state drive has dropped to $170

Portable storage that won't disappoint.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-wd-my-passport-1tb-solid-state-drive

 

Google Play closing Artist Hub as Play Music merges with YouTube Music

Google Play Music is fading out.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/google-play-closing-artist-hub-play-music-to-merge-with-youtube-music/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Use Tor Browser for Anonymous Web Browsing

Got secrets? Browse on the QT With Tor

https://www.lifewire.com/tor-browser-tutorial-410359

 

Intel is ending development of its Compute Cards

The modular computing solution debuted just two years ago.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/intel-discontinuing-compute-cards/

 

How to Fix Ghost Touch on iPhone: 9 Potential Fixes to Try

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-ghost-touch-on-iphone/

 

Chromium-based Edge: Linux support and IE integration

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/29/chromium-based-edge-linux-support-and-ie-integration/

 

How to Find and Download (Some) Missing MySpace Music

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-and-download-some-missing-myspace-music-1833841188

 

Report: Optane DIMMs Provide Only Modest Performance Improvements

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/288855-report-optane-dimms-provide-only-modest-performance-improvements

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: What, When, Why

A closer look at the next Windows 10 feature update

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now a sure thing after Microsoft officially confirmed its name, but at the same time, not everyone knows exactly what to expect from this new feature update.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-may-2019-update-what-when-why-525580.shtml

 

At long last, Gmail’s swipe actions are coming to iOS

Swipe to trash, mark as read, snooze, and more

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/29/18286713/gmail-swipe-actions-ios-app-trash-mark-read-unread-snooze-archive

 

How to Create Your Own Wiki Site

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-wiki-site/

 

How to use SSH as a VPN with sshuttle

You don't need a VPN server running on a remote host to create a VPN tunnel. With the help of a simple tool, you can create that tunnel with ease.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-ssh-as-a-vpn-with-sshuttle/

 

Apple and Samsung's Pricey Phone Strategies Run Head On Into Reality

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-samsung-apos-pricey-phone-173115566.html

 

Microsoft's Leaked Edge Insider Browser Works on Windows 7

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-leaked-edge-insider-browser-works-on-windows-7/

 

What Is a Time of Flight (ToF) Camera, and Why Does My Phone Have One?

https://www.howtogeek.com/409704/what-is-a-time-of-flight-tof-camera-and-why-does-my-phone-have-one/

 

TP-Link RE220 review: An affordable, compact Wi-Fi extender with great range

Can't get a Wi-Fi signal in one pesky corner? TP-Link's RE220 can solve the issue.

https://www.windowscentral.com/tp-link-re220-review

 

Democrats’ net neutrality bill heads to the House floor

The bill that will restore Obama-era net neutrality protections is expected to pass the House. But it'll likely stall in the Senate.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/democrats-net-neutrality-bill-heads-to-the-house-floor/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Properly Scan Your Computer for Malware

Rid your computer of Trojans, viruses, spyware & more

https://www.lifewire.com/properly-scan-your-computer-for-viruses-and-other-malware-2624526

 

MIT’s AI can train neural networks faster than ever before

It hopes this technique will “democratize AI.”

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/mit-ai-automated-neural-network-design/

 

8 iPhone Apps You Can Lock With Touch ID or Face ID

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-apps-lock-touch-face-id/

 

Windows 10 version 1903: new Windows Update policy

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/21/windows-10-version-1903-new-windows-update-policy/

 

How to Open Multiple Programs Without Closing Windows' Start Menu

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-open-multiple-programs-at-once-in-windows-start-1833836965

 

Facebook Has Been Asking for Email Passwords to Verify New Accounts

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/288846-facebook-has-been-asking-for-email-passwords-to-verify-new-accounts

 

Three Things Microsoft Learned from the Windows 10 Version 1809 Fiasco

And which it refines in the next feature update

Microsoft has recently confirmed that the next OS feature update for Windows 10 would be called May 2019 Update, and as part of the official announcement, the company has also announced a series of changes supposed to improve the updating experience.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/three-things-microsoft-learned-from-the-windows-10-version-1809-fiasco-525579.shtml

 

Why HUD’s lawsuit against Facebook came as a surprise

When did Ben Carson start to care about the Fair Housing Act?

https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/3/29/18286088/hud-facebook-lawsuit-ben-carson-fair-housing

 

How an Accelerometer in a Smartphone Works to Track Your Movement

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-accelerometer-works/

 

Apps will have the biggest impact on business success by 2020

With mobile devices such as smartphones and wearables pervading enterprise, mobile apps are following suit, according to a Gartner report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apps-will-have-the-biggest-impact-on-business-success-by-2020/

 

Hundreds of millions of Facebook records exposed on public servers – report

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hundreds-millions-facebook-records-exposed-193848640.html

 

Microsoft's Leaked Edge Browser Should Make Google Worried

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-leaked-edge-browser-should-make-google-worried/

 

Windows 10’s “Stable” April 2019 Update Will Cause BSODs in Some Games

https://www.howtogeek.com/410077/windows-10s-stable-april-2019-update-will-cause-bsods-in-some-games/

 

You won't toss away these two Rechargeable Electric Arc Lighters on sale under $12

Welcome to the future.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-tacklife-electric-arc-lighter-ely08-2pk

 

The $199 Palm mini-phone is ready to stand on its own

Originally introduced as a secondary device, the 3.3-inch Palm can now be used as a standalone phone.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/the-199-palm-mini-phone-is-ready-to-stand-on-its-own/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

12 Best Free Antivirus Programs for 2019

Complete reviews of the best free antivirus software for Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/best-free-antivirus-1356634

 

Researchers may have found a better way to make hydrogen for cars

It could give fuel cell EVs the boost they need.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/umass-lowell-hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric-vehicles/

 

How to Use Real Time Text (RTT) Calls on Mac and iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/real-time-text-calls-mac-iphone/

 

A look at BleachBit 2.2

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/20/bleachbit-2-2-released-https-everywhere-and-more/

 

How Do I Hide My Neighbors' Wifi Networks?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-hide-my-neighbors-wifi-networks-1833806819

 

How to Allow or Deny Apps Access to Use Voice Activation in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/130122-allow-deny-apps-access-use-voice-activation-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft to Retire Windows 10 Version 1709 Home and Pro Next Week

The last updates will be shipped on April 9

Windows 10 version 1709, also known as Fall Creators Update, will reach the end of servicing for Home, Pro, and Pro for Workstations editions next week.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-to-retire-windows-10-version-1709-home-and-pro-next-week-525572.shtml

 

Canon is cashing in on the instant-print trend with its new CLIQ cameras

Although the prints and quality aren’t stellar

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18285863/canon-instant-print-trend-new-cliq-cameras

 

12 Things You Must Do When Running an SSD in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/12-things-you-must-do-when-running-a-solid-state-drive-in-windows-7/

 

Businesses beware: Spearphishing attacks aim to change payroll direct deposits

Malicious actors are politely asking potential victims to directly deposit money in their accounts, according to a new Vade Security report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/businesses-beware-spearphishing-attacks-aim-to-change-payroll-direct-deposits/

 

Apple's Now-Canceled AirPower Charging Mat Is Just One in a Series of Hardware Gaffes. Here Are Four More

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-apos-now-cancelled-airpower-160839008.html

 

70% of Ransomware Attacks Targeted SMBs, BEC Attacks Increased by 130%

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/70-percent-of-ransomware-attacks-targeted-smbs-bec-attacks-increased-by-130-percent/

 

Daily News Roundup: Facebook Wants Your Email Password (No, Seriously)

https://www.howtogeek.com/410006/daily-news-roundup-facebook-wants-your-email-password-no-seriously/

 

List of all NVIDIA 'G-Sync Compatible' FreeSync Monitors

https://www.windowscentral.com/list-all-nvidia-g-sync-compatible-freesync-monitors

 

Amazon's ISP dreams start with a crazy new satellite plan

Amazon's already conquered Earth. Now it wants space as well?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/project-kuiper-amazon-is-planning-a-massive-satellite-project-to-bring-internet-access-to-millions/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

5 Free Online Virus Scanners

Check for viruses online with these scanners

https://www.lifewire.com/free-online-virus-scanners-1356651

 

FTC fines Office Depot $25 million for bogus virus scans

The company charged up to $300 for unnecessary computer repairs.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/28/office-depot-25-million-ftc-settlement-fake-tech-support/

 

iPhone Won’t Send Text Messages? 10 Possible Fixes to Try

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-wont-send-text-messages/

 

If you don't want end of support notifications on Windows 7, block KB4493132

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/20/if-you-dont-want-end-of-support-notifications-on-windows-10-block-kb4493132/

 

Excel's New 'Insert Data From Picture' Tool Works Pretty Well With Dungeons & Dragons

https://lifehacker.com/excels-new-insert-data-from-picture-tool-works-pretty-w-1833775304

 

How to Send Feedback to Microsoft in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7054-send-feedback-microsoft-windows-10-a.html

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update to Launch with “Download and Install” Update Feature

New option introduced for OS feature updates

Windows 10 May 2019 Update will come with a series of improvements related to the way updates are offered to users, including a new “download and install” option in Windows Update.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-may-2019-update-to-launch-with-download-and-install-update-feature-525571.shtml

 

HUD reportedly also investigating Google and Twitter in housing discrimination probe

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/28/18285899/housing-urban-development-hud-facebook-lawsuit-google-twitter

 

12 Chrome Flags You Should Enable for a Better Browsing Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-flags-better-browsing-experience/

 

Why insider security threats are on the rise and so difficult to detect

Some 73% of IT professionals said insider attacks have become more frequent in the past year, according to a Bitglass report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-insider-security-threats-are-on-the-rise-and-so-difficult-to-detect/

 

Will Apple’s New iPhones Be Too Far Behind?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-iphones-too-far-behind-194118829.html

 

Microsoft is Adding a Graphing Mode to the Windows 10 Calculator

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-is-adding-a-graphing-mode-to-the-windows-10-calculator/

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update gets official, late-May planned release

Windows 10 '19H1' will be known officially as the May 2019 Update and should begin rolling out to the public in late May.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-announces-windows-10-may-2019-update

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update to spend month in Release Preview before shipping

Windows 10 '19H1,' known as the May 2019 Update, will spend over a month in the Release Preview ring before rolling out to the public.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-19h1-will-spend-month-release-preview-ring-shipping-public

 

Microsoft Abandons Windows 10’s Constant Forced Updates

https://www.howtogeek.com/410183/microsoft-abandons-windows-10s-forced-updates/

 

The Best 8 TV Streaming Apps

Stream live television with these great apps and services

https://www.lifewire.com/best-tv-streaming-apps-services-4159988

 

18 Privacy Settings You Should Look into in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows10-privacy-settings/

 

Master the New Mobile Gmail With These 10 Tips

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/master-mobile-gmail-tips/

 

Google Fixes Two Critical Android Code Execution Vulnerabilities

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-fixes-two-critical-android-code-execution-vulnerabilities/

 

Internet Archive uploads 1.3 Terabytes of lost MySpace music

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/04/internet-archive-uploads-1-3-terabytes-of-lost-myspace-music/

 

Why Do Health Recommendations Keep Changing?

https://www.lifesavvy.com/403/why-do-health-recommendations-keep-changing/

 

Testing Verizon's 5G network: A wild goose chase for mind-blowing data speeds

Verizon is claiming incredible 5G speeds on its brand-new network. I came to Chicago to see for myself.

https://www.cnet.com/news/testing-verizons-5g-network-a-wild-goose-chase-for-mind-blowing-data-speeds/

 

Microsoft Patch Alert: Most March patches look good

March was a comparatively light patching month and there don’t appear to be any immediate patching worries. A hopeful sign?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-patch-alert-most-march-patches-look-good.html

 

Report: Intel’s Modem Woes Could Delay Apple’s 2020 5G iPhone

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288949-report-intels-modem-woes-could-delay-apples-2020-5g-iphone

 

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/

 

Logic Supply Announces New “Rugged PC” for IoT

https://www.iottechtrends.com/logic-supply-announce-new-rugged-pc-for-iot/

 

Apogee HypeMic review: small, simple, and superb

Plug and podcast

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/4/18294630/apogee-hypemic-portable-microphone-price-quality-podcast-review

 

How to Add a Nickname to a Contact for Easier Calling and Texting on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/408341/how-to-add-a-nickname-to-a-contact-for-easier-calling-and-texting-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

How to Modify Text Size In Internet Explorer

You're not stuck with the browser's default text size

https://www.lifewire.com/modify-text-size-in-internet-explorer-4129342

 

How to Fix ‘Bad System Config Info’ Error in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-bad-system-config-info-error-windows10/

 

How to Turn an Android Device Into a Web Server

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/turn-android-device-web-server/

 

New Bill to Protect U.S. Senate Personal Devices, Accounts from Hackers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-bill-to-protect-us-senate-personal-devices-accounts-from-hackers/

 

How successful will the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser be?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/01/how-successful-will-the-chromium-based-microsoft-edge-browser-be/

 

7 Ways to Make Your Commute Suck Less

https://www.lifesavvy.com/435/7-ways-to-make-your-commute-suck-less

 

I fell in love with Apple AirPods, then they fell down the drain

This must be how Chewie felt when Han died.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/i-fell-in-love-with-apple-airpods-then-they-fell-down-the-drain/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

The new 'Get Windows 10' announcement arrives for Win7 in KB 4493132

Unlike the infamous GWX debacle from when Win10 first arrived, this kinder, gentler nag can, in theory, be reliably disabled. It’s rolling out just now in an optional Windows 7 update, KB 4493132.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3373512/the-new-get-windows-10-announcement-arrives-for-win7-in-kb-4493132.html

 

Amazon Plans to Launch 3,200 Satellites to Bring Internet to the World

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/288973-amazon-plans-to-launch-3200-satellites-to-bring-internet-to-the-world

 

How to install the Google Drive client ODrive on Ubuntu desktop 18.10

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-the-google-drive-client-odrive-on-ubuntu-desktop-18-10/

 

Class Action Suit Filed for Apple Watch Batteries that Swell and Fall Off

https://www.iottechtrends.com/class-action-suit-apple-watch-batteries/

 

HEALTH CARE’S HUGE CYBERSECURITY PROBLEM

Cyberattacks aren’t just going after your data

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/4/18293817/cybersecurity-hospitals-health-care-scan-simulation

 

How to Make Chrome Stop Offering to Save Credit Card Data

https://www.howtogeek.com/409545/how-to-make-chrome-stop-offering-to-save-credit-card-data/

 

How to Block Pop-Up Ads in Your Web Browser

https://www.lifewire.com/block-browser-pop-up-windows-4108710

 

How to Fix Scrolling Not Working Issue in Chrome

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-chrome-scrolling-not-working/

 

The 10 Best Workout Apps to Get in Shape

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-workout-apps/

 

Microsoft's Application Guard Extension Protects Chrome and Firefox Users

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsofts-application-guard-extension-protects-chrome-and-firefox-users/

 

Cloudflare announces Warp VPN service

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/01/cloudflare-announces-warp-vpn-service/

 

Amazon quietly removes promotions of its own products as calls for tech regulation escalate

Amazon has been ramping private label brands during the last three years, stoking fear among some sellers and brands that sell competing products.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/amazon-quietly-removes-promotions-its-own-products-calls-tech-regulation-n990666

 

Save $200 on a Dell or HP 2-in-1 laptop at Best Buy

Echo Dots are discounted, too.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/save-200-on-a-dell-or-hp-2-in-1-laptop-at-best-buy/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

The creator of Inbox has redesigned Gmail — and it's amazing

A longtime Google design lead has put his minimalist mark on modern-day Gmail — and made it easy for anyone to enjoy his efforts.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3387139/gmail-redesigned.html

 

How to Disable Integrated Camera or Webcam in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127426-disable-integrated-camera-webcam-windows.html

 

Permission bloat on iOS can lead to theft of sensitive data, study says

Applications requesting access to photos for first-use setup retain that permission unless manually revoked, putting companies at risk, according to a Wandera report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/permission-bloat-on-ios-can-lead-to-theft-of-sensitive-data-study-says/

 

A Y2K-like bug could cause problems for your GPS soon

The date system used when GPS was being developed only has 19 years' worth of numbers, and now 19 years is up.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/roadshow/news/gps-rollover-y2k-bug-2019/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Amazon reportedly working on Alexa earbuds to take on Apple’s AirPods

Amazon wants in on the AirPod market

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/4/4/18295829/amazon-alexa-earbuds-apple-airpods-competitor-product

 

How to Create or Delete Mailboxes in Mail on Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/409264/how-to-create-or-delete-mailboxes-in-mail-on-mac/

 

How to Use the Vivaldi Web Browser for Mac,Linux, and Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-the-vivaldi-web-browser-for-linux-mac-and-windows-4066093

 

How to Fix Airdrop Issues on Your Apple Device

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-airdrop-issues-apple-device/

 

How to Transfer Files From PC to iPhone and iPad (And Vice Versa)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/transfer-files-wirelessly-computers-ios-devices-fileapp/

 

Chrome 74 Dark Mode Now Syncs with Windows 10 Color Settings (coming soon)

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/chrome-74-dark-mode-now-syncs-with-windows-10-color-settings/

 

A look at Snappy Drivers Installer Origin (update Windows device drivers)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/30/a-look-at-snappy-drivers-installer-origin-update-windows-device-drivers/

 

iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman on the future of audio and big tech

Under his guidance, the company has pushed into more modern audio offerings including podcasts and connected speakers.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/iheartmedia-ceo-bob-pittman-future-iheartmedia-audio-big-tech-n989931

 

The Huawei controversy: Everything you need to know

Here's a timeline that breaks down the saga.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/the-huawei-controversy-everything-you-need-to-know/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwLz9pMTBjLnVhPTEmaTEwYy5lbmNSZWZlcnJlcj0maTEwYy5kdj0xNQ%3d%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

The end of the desktop?

Microsoft is introducing the Windows Virtual Desktop, and ushering in the end of the traditional PC desktop operating system.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3384713/the-end-of-the-desktop.html

 

How to Repair Windows 10 Image using DISM

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7808-use-dism-repair-windows-10-image.html

 

How to install the Latte dock on KDE

If you're looking to make the KDE desktop more efficient, try adding the Latte dock.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-the-latte-dock-on-kde/

 

Kaa, the Open-Source IoT Platform

https://www.iottechtrends.com/kaa-open-source-iot-platform/

 

Anker’s GaN charger-battery combo is now in the Apple Store

Gallium nitride magic allows Anker to put a 5,000 mAh battery inside this charger

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293899/anker-powercore-fusion-power-delivery-battery-charger-apple-store-release-date-price-gan

 

Anker’s GaN charger-battery combo is now in the Apple Store

Gallium nitride magic allows Anker to put a 5,000 mAh battery inside this charger

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293899/anker-powercore-fusion-power-delivery-battery-charger-apple-store-release-date-price-gan

 

How to Disable Siri Suggestions on Your iPhone’s Lock Screen

https://www.howtogeek.com/405067/how-to-disable-siri-suggestions-on-your-iphone%E2%80%99s-lock-screen/

 

Windows 10 will no longer auto install feature updates twice a year

Microsoft is making huge changes to the way Windows as a Service works, giving back users control of when new updates are installed.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-will-no-longer-force-windows-10-feature-updates-users

 

HyperX QuadCast vs. Blue Yeti: Which mic is right for you?

https://www.windowscentral.com/hyperx-quadcast-vs-blue-yeti

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Apple won't have a 5G iPhone anytime soon, UBS says

  - There is "increasing potential that Apple may not be able to ship a 5G iPhone for 2020," UBS analyst Timothy Arcuri said.

  - The delay in part comes from the lack of a smartphone processing chip compatible with 5G, according to Arcuri.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/03/apple-wont-have-a-5g-iphone-anytime-soon-ubs-says.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to enable Caret Browsing in Firefox and Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-caret-browsing-in-firefox-and-chrome

 

Arlo's 4K wireless security camera is rolling out worldwide

It's making its way to other countries this week.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/arlo-ultra-4k-wireless-security-camera-worldwide/

 

The 5 Best Linux Distros For Beginners in 2019

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

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

 

Dozens of Credit Card Info Skimming Scripts Infect Thousands of Sites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dozens-of-credit-card-info-skimming-scripts-infect-thousands-of-sites/

 

4 Linux Automation Apps to Streamline Your Tasks and Workflows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-automation-apps/

 

What is the Dark Web, and why is it so bad if your information is there?

Emily Wilson, vice president of research at Terbium Labs, discusses why consumers and professionals should be concerned if their data is leaked on the Dark Web.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-is-the-dark-web-and-why-is-it-so-bad-if-your-information-is-there/

 

How to Control Your Mouse Cursor with a Keyboard in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/control-mouse-with-keyboard-windows10/

 

Nokia’s new X71 has a stellar design that rivals that of the Galaxy S10 (does this one talk to Chinese servers?)

https://bgr.com/2019/04/02/nokia-x71-vs-galaxy-s10-release-date-specs-and-price/

 

DNA ‘Magic Box’ gives police crime scene results in minutes

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/dna-magic-box-gives-police-crime-scene-results-in-minutes-1471618627774

 

Chromium-based Microsoft Edge to support HD and 4K Streams (Netflix)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/03/chromium-based-microsoft-edge-to-support-hd-and-4k-streams-netflix/

 

Best Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 5 2600

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-motherboard-amd-ryzen-5-2600

 

Chromium Microsoft Edge to Feature Fluent Design

Microsoft is revamping Microsoft Edge browser to migrate from EdgeHTML to Chromium, but the company originally promised to keep the look and feel of the browser fully untouched.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/chromium-microsoft-edge-to-feature-fluent-design-525544.shtml

 

How to Clean the Dust Out of Your Laptop

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

 

The PS4’s future is PlayStation VR

As the PS4’s time comes to an end, PSVR takes center stage

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18291093/sony-playstation-4-psvr-future-virtual-reality-iron-man-games-ps5

 

Nitrokey Fido U2F

https://www.pcmag.com/review/366664/nitrokey-fido-u2f

 

Microsoft’s Wireless Display app can cast Android or PC screen to Xbox One

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/wireless-display-app-cast-android-windows-games-an-xbox-one

 

How to turn a Raspberry Pi into a game console

All you need is the Pi and about half an hour of free time.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/24/how-to-turn-a-raspberry-pi-into-a-game-console/

 

A Beginners Guide to Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/beginners-guide-to-linux-4090233

 

Torrent Malware Goes Down as Pirated Streaming Usage Increases

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/torrent-malware-goes-down-as-pirated-streaming-usage-increases/

 

How to Record and Stream Live TV With Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/record-stream-live-tv-raspberry-pi/

 

Adobe boosts video creation tools ahead of NAB

Just in time for NAB, Adobe announces enhancements to Premiere Pro, After Effects, Character Animator and Audition.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/adobe-boosts-video-creation-tools-ahead-of-nab/

 

How to Change the Keyboard Layout in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-keyboard-layout-linux/

 

Bummed Out That Apple Canceled AirPower? Here Are 5 Other Wireless Chargers to Consider

https://news.yahoo.com/bummed-apple-canceled-airpower-5-144341268.html

 

Facebook user data for millions found exposed on the internet by third-party apps

“The data genie cannot be put back in the bottle,” a cybersecurity firm said in a report detailing how it found the Facebook user data.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-user-data-millions-found-exposed-internet-third-party-apps-n990621

 

Microsoft is shutting down Books in Microsoft Store

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/02/microsoft-is-shutting-down-books-in-microsoft-store/

 

Save a ton and store even more with PNY's 512GB Elite microSD card on sale for $116

All the data and a place to put it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-pny-elite-512gb-microsdxc-card-amazon

 

How to Use Picture-in-Picture in Chromium Microsoft Edge

The transition from EdgeHTML to Chromium allows Microsoft to add several new features to Edge browser, including functionality that’s already available in other browsers like Google Chrome.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-use-picture-in-picture-in-chromium-microsoft-edge-525546.shtml

 

How To Thoroughly Clean Your Dirty Desktop Computer

https://www.howtogeek.com/72716/how-to-thoroughly-clean-your-dirty-desktop-computer/

 

Spark for Android is here to fill the Google Inbox-shaped hole in your heart

Perfectly balanced, as all things should be

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18291060/spark-android-google-inbox-email-app-hands-on

 

Why Facebook's AI Failed to Detect Video of New Zealand Shooting

Last Friday's shooting slipped past Facebook's system because it didn't have data to train its AI on live-streamed mass shootings. The incident also resembled first-person shooter video game footage, which is common on the platform.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367318/why-facebooks-ai-failed-to-detect-video-of-new-zealand-shoo

 

How to send text messages from Windows 10 with Android Phone

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/send-text-messages-from-windows-10-with-android-phone

 

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/

 

Serious Flaws Discovered In Linux

Open Source security draws criticism

https://www.lifewire.com/serious-flaws-discovered-in-linux-2486817

 

Ironically, Phishing Kit Hosted on Nigerian Government Site

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ironically-phishing-kit-hosted-on-nigerian-government-site/

 

The Best TV Remote Apps for Android and iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tv-remote-apps-android-iphone/

 

How to document Word keyboard commands

Document this time-saving feature by generating a comprehensive list of commands and their keystroke combinations.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-document-word-keyboard-commands/

 

USB 4 Will Implement Speeds of Thunderbolt 3

https://www.maketecheasier.com/usb-4-speeds-thunderbolt-3/

 

How to List All Running Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distros in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127554-list-all-running-windows-subsystem-linux-distros-windows-10-a.html

 

Facebook, Twitter sucked into India-Pakistan information war

With many rival groups in the region using Facebook and Twitter to advance their political agendas, both companies face accusations of bias whenever they suspend accounts.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/facebook-twitter-sucked-india-pakistan-information-war-n990126

 

Google Chrome experiment to make PWAs more discoverable on desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/02/google-chrome-experiment-to-make-pwas-more-discoverable-on-desktop/

 

NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti vs. GTX 1060: Which should you buy?

https://www.windowscentral.com/nvidia-gtx-1050-ti-vs-gtx-1060-which-gpu-should-you-buy

 

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic (old desktop version, not the newer cloud based version)

Complex utility for editing and managing raw images, packed with an array of options, such as creating virtual copies, correcting chromatic aberrations and changing metadata

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Editors/Adobe-Lightroom.shtml

 

What Exactly Happens When You Turn On Your Computer?

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

 

Cloudflare is adding a free VPN to its 1.1.1.1 app

More speed and security

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/1/18290615/cloudflare-1-1-1-1-vpn-dns-resolver-security-privacy

 

YouTube Leads in Mobile Traffic—and in Extremism

The platform accounts for the majority of our mobile app usage. But at what cost, when its algorithm is biased toward peddling far-right propaganda?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367265/youtube-leads-in-mobile-traffic-and-in-extremism

 

How to uninstall 32-bit Microsoft Office and install 64-bit version

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-uninstall-32-bit-microsoft-office-and-install-64-bit-version

 

Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine

The hydrogel is soft, yet strong and responsive, and it can be formed in LEGO-like blocks.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/brown-university-3D-printed-hydrogel-robotics/

 

A Basic Guide To The Linux Operating System

https://www.lifewire.com/basic-guide-linux-operating-system-2202786

 

Windows 10 Build 1903 Opens Folders in Their Own Process by Default

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-build-1903-opens-folders-in-their-own-process-by-default/

 

10 Great IFTTT Applets to Automate Your Android Phone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ifttt-applets-automate-android/

 

How to use the new app permissions in Android 10

Android 10 is on the horizon. One change for the better is app permissions.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-new-app-permissions-in-android-10/

 

Are Third-Party Social Logins Secure and Private?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/are-social-logins-secure-private/

 

How to Add or Remove Move to OneDrive Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127208-add-remove-move-onedrive-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Inside Grindr, fears that China wanted to access user data via HIV research

In leaked emails, Grindr's president wrote, “We can’t let people say this is about ‘sharing user data with the Chinese government.’”

https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/inside-grindr-fears-china-wanted-access-user-data-hiv-research-n989996

 

Mozilla wants to combat Notification Spam in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/02/mozilla-wants-to-combat-notification-spam-in-firefox/

 

Microsoft's 'Your Phone' is trying to keep your phone in your pocket

Microsoft's Your Phone app is the company's way to keep your PC in your face and your iPhone and Android phone in your pocket.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-your-phone-keeps-your-smartphone-you-pocket

 

Movie Maker 10 - Tell Your Story

Make movies from your photos or video clips and add sound effects and music to them with this compact and easy-to-use application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Other-VIDEO-Tools/Movie-Maker-10-Tell-Your-Story.shtml

 

Upcoming Chrome OS Feature Secures USB Ports When The Device Is Locked

https://www.howtogeek.com/fyi/upcoming-chrome-os-feature-secures-usb-ports-when-the-device-is-locked/

 

2 million credit card numbers stolen from Earl Enterprise restaurants in 10-month breach

Customers from some Planet Hollywood, Buca di Beppo, Earl of Sandwich and other locations were impacted

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/31/18289488/data-breach-planet-hollywood-buca-di-beppo-mixology-earl-enterprises-cybersecurity

 

Intel Levels Up AI to Battle Toxicity in Online Games

Spirit AI's Ally tech is currently limited to processing text-based chat, but Intel has been working with Spirit AI to allow Ally to process human speech, too, so it can to flag toxic behavior on voice chat and live streams.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367351/intel-levels-up-ai-to-battle-toxicity-in-online-games

 

How to enable or disable Intel Turbo Boost Technology Max on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/intel-turbo-boost-technology-max

 

Apple has another new set of wireless headphones for people who don't want AirPods

  = Apple's Beats brand announces new Powerbeats Pro headsets.

  - They are similar to AirPods in that the buds aren't connected with a wire and they have a charging case.

  - They cost $250 and will launch in May.

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/03/beats-powerbeats-pro-headphones-coming-in-may-for-250.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

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Tue 1585 04/02/2019

Heart rate apps that don't require a smart watch

https://www.komando.com/tips/557085/heart-rate-apps-that-dont-require-a-smart-watch?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=totd&utm_content=2019-03-28

 

The Pros and Cons of Your Technology’s Short Lifespan

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pros-cons-of-technology-short-lifespan/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05032019

 

Internet & Network How-Tos

https://www.lifewire.com/learn-how-internet-network-4102756

 

How to Stay Safe and Private When Using Smart Home Gadgets

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stay-safe-smart-home-gadgets/

 

How one product can spawn hundreds of knock-offs

In the Making looks at the challenges hardware creators face

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18290492/in-the-making-series-lumio-pressy-kickstarter-knockoffs-dragon-innovation

 

Verizon Customers Targeted in Mobile-Focused Phishing Campaigns

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/verizon-customers-targeted-in-mobile-focused-phishing-campaigns/

 

Huawei's new wireless headphones plug into your phone to charge

No, not through the headphone jack.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/huawei-freelace-wireless-headphones-plug-into-your-phone-to-charge/

 

Choosing an open messenger client: Alternatives to WhatsApp

Keep in touch with far-flung family, friends, and colleagues without sacrificing your privacy.

https://opensource.com/article/19/3/open-messenger-client?utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=weekly&sc_cid=701f2000000RsGsAAK

 

How Long Does Windows 7 Have Before It’s Phased Out?

The end is coming for Windows 7. But what does that really mean?

https://askleo.com/how-long-does-windows-7-have-before-its-phased-out/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J18UcciQCpdfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20190326&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Remove Windows 10 bloatware with Windows10Debloater

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-bloatware-windows10debloater

 

How to add color or a picture to a Word document's background

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/add-color-or-a-picture-to-a-word-documents-background/

 

How to Fix Apple Watch Not Vibrating for Alarms and Notifications

https://www.howtogeek.com/403834/how-to-fix-apple-watch-not-vibrating-for-alarms-and-notifications/

 

Keep local copies of your valuable data for less with these great World Backup Day discounts

https://www.windowscentral.com/world-backup-day

 

SecurityWatch: Fixing US Election Tech Is Easier—and Harder—Than You'd Think

The security community understands how to fix voting machines and verify elections. Security expert Max Eddy explains that it's not even half the problem when it comes to election integrity.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/367353/securitywatch-fixing-us-elections-is-easier-and-harder-than?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=securitywatch&utm_medium=title

 

Urgent! Update to iOS 12.2 now - it has 50+ critical security patches

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/557343/urgent-update-to-ios-12-2-now-it-has-50-critical-security-patches?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=totd&utm_content=2019-03-28

 

Drag and Drop Video Creation with Renderforest

https://www.maketecheasier.com/video-creation-with-renderforest/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05032019

 

Are You Getting the Internet Speed You're Paying For?

Lots of  contribute to the speed of an internet connection

https://www.lifewire.com/is-your-internet-speed-as-good-as-promised-4007146

 

How to Stream Steam Games to Raspberry Pi Without Moonlight

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stream-steam-games-raspberry-pi-diy-link-box/

 

Microsoft stops selling ebooks and will refund customers for previous purchases

Ebooks will no longer be accessible as of July 2019

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18292177/microsoft-ebooks-refund-stops-selling-digital-books-store

 

Chromium Microsoft Edge Can Play 4K Netflix Video, Unlike Chrome

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/chromium-microsoft-edge-can-play-4k-netflix-video-unlike-chrome/

 

Dropbox brings its simple mobile search to the desktop

File type filtering has also finally arrived on the web.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/dropbox-better-search-desktop/

 

This $20 Alexa smart speaker is just as good as a $50 Echo Dot

https://bgr.com/2019/03/30/alexa-smart-speaker-better-than-echo-dot/

 

Can I Use My TV as a Second Display?

Most modern TVs and computers can be connected easily, but there are a few issues to be aware of.

https://askleo.com/can-i-use-my-tv-as-a-second-display/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J18UcciQCpdfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20190326&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

WinClip lets you add an extra Clipboard to Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/winclip-lets-you-add-an-extra-clipboard-to-windows

 

How to disable the Windows 10 Action Center sidebar

Not every user appreciates the Windows 10 Action Center. You can disable the feature by wading through several Personalization configuration screens.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-disable-the-windows-10-action-center-sidebar/

 

Why It’s Dangerous to Share Your Birthday Online

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

 

Huawei equipment found to have 'significant' security flaws, says U.K. report

A new report from a U.K. oversight committee has found "significant" security flaws in Huawei equipment, and the company hasn't moved to fix them.

https://www.windowscentral.com/huawei-equipment-found-have-significant-security-flaws-says-uk-report

 

Video Ad Fraud Has Been Draining Phone Batteries

The videos automatically played behind banner ads where no one could see them, but they still registered as views so the fraudsters got paid while your battery life disappeared.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367346/video-ad-fraud-has-been-draining-phone-batteries?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title&i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

Techies know this trick to fix an Android phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/556667/techies-know-this-trick-to-fix-an-android-phone?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=android&utm_content=2019-03-28

 

How to Transfer Files Between Linux and Windows via LAN

https://www.maketecheasier.com/transfer-files-between-linux-windows/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=05032019

 

VPN's: IPSec vs. SSL

Which technology is right for you?

https://www.lifewire.com/vpns-ipsec-vs-ssl-2486720

 

How to Use Old Games and Software on Windows 10

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

 

Walmart adds Google Assistant voice shopping to take on Amazon and Alexa

‘OK, Google, ask Walmart to add bananas to my cart’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18292058/walmart-google-assistant-voice-shopping-fight-amazon-alexa

 

Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge Added to Windows 10 Sandbox

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/chromium-based-microsoft-edge-added-to-windows-10-sandbox/

 

Firefox Lockbox provides access to your passwords on Android

Lockbox will help you recall the logins stored in Mozilla's browser.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/firefox-lockbox-for-android/

 

How to Export and Import Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127490-export-import-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

How Do I Remove this Error on Startup?

Most malware tools remove most malware fairly well. Occasionally, a removal will leave behind startup entries. I'll show you how to clean up.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-remove-this-error-on-startup/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J18UcciQCpdfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20190326&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

CloneApp UA lets you back up and restore Windows App settings

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cloneapp-ua-back-up-and-restore-app-settings

 

How to install and use Firefox Lockbox

Firefox Lockbox allows you to easily view your saved Firefox passwords and is a viable tool for certain users.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-and-use-firefox-lockbox/

 

Do the People You Follow on Social Media Spark Joy?

https://www.howtogeek.com/403438/do-the-people-you-follow-on-social-media-spark-joy/

 

This 5-pack of refurbished Arlo home security cameras is down to $280

Keep an eye on what happens inside and outside of your home from anywhere.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-netgear-arlo-refurbished-5pk

 

How OpenAI's Fake News Warnings Triggered Actual Fake News

Which is the bigger threat: fake news generated by AI or fake news about AI? At least for the moment, we should be more worried about the latter.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/367282/how-openais-fake-news-warnings-triggered-actual-fake-news?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title&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

 

How to Reformat an External Hard Drive without Losing Your Data

https://www.maketecheasier.com/reformat-external-hard-drive-without-losing-data/

 

Top 20 Internet Terms for Beginners

https://www.lifewire.com/top-internet-terms-for-beginners-2483381

 

How to Stream Steam Games to Raspberry Pi Without Moonlight

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stream-steam-games-raspberry-pi-diy-link-box/

 

How to find great books online

Find fantastic fiction for your phone or tablet

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18284291/how-to-find-books-online-fiction-nonfiction-devices-websites

 

New York Albany Capital Hit by Ransomware Attack

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-york-albany-capital-hit-by-ransomware-attack/

 

Employee mistakes and system errors are a larger threat to data security than hackers or insiders

Employee mistakes were ranked as the highest risk in the 2019 Global Encryption Trends Study, though employee-owned devices on company networks deserve more security scrutiny.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/employee-mistakes-and-system-errors-are-a-larger-threat-to-data-security-than-hackers-or-insiders/

 

NBC shot an entire episode of the 'Tonight Show' with the Galaxy S10+

The marketing thirst is real.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/25/tonight-show-galaxy-s10-episode/

 

How to Terminate Running Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127559-terminate-running-windows-subsystem-linux-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple, in rare reversal, pulls plug on wireless charging mat

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-rare-reversal-pulls-plug-203003684.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Upgrade to Windows 10 April 2019 Update v1903 using Windows 10 Update Assistant

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/upgrade-windows-10-creators-update-v1703-upgrade-assistant

 

How to Get an iPhone-Like AirPods Experience on a Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/403823/how-to-get-an-iphone-like-airpods-experience-on-a-mac/

 

Why Edge with Chromium is already my default browser, on #WeekInMicrosoft No. 5

A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news summary.

https://www.windowscentral.com/week-microsoft-5

 

Ransomware Attack Disrupts Major Aluminum Producer

On Tuesday, the Norwegian company Norsk Hydro reported that it's global IT systems had been hit with a strain of ransomware. As a result, the company has been switching to manual operations at its factories.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367274/ransomware-attack-disrupts-major-aluminum-producer

 

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

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Mon 1584 04/01/2019

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

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367001/when-fighting-nation-state-hackers-move-fast-experts-warn

 

McDonald's will use AI to automatically tweak drive-thru menus

It might give McFlurrys more prominent placement on hot days, for instance.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/mcdonalds-ai-drive-thru-machine-learning-dynamic-yield/

 

9 Ways to Improve Your Android Phone's Sound and Volume

Speaker and headphone volume boosters are part of the solution

https://www.lifewire.com/ways-to-improve-android-sound-volume-4174615

 

Are You Waiting to Buy a Foldable Phone?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/waiting-buy-foldable-phone/

 

Only 10% of Tech Companies Protected From Phishing by DMARC Enforcement

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/only-10-percent-of-tech-companies-protected-from-phishing-by-dmarc-enforcement/

 

Why not to use a Pirated copy of Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/why-not-to-use-a-pirated-copy-of-windows-10

 

New York capital hit by ransomware attack, taking services offline

The situation hasn't been resolved yet.

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-york-capital-hit-by-ransomware-attack-taking-services-offline/

 

Apple Devices Need 51 Important Security Updates

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10525/apple-devices-need-51-important-security-updates

 

Tame your tech with the discounted $19 Jackyled 10-Outlet Power Strip Tower

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-jackyled-10-outlet-power-tower-strip

 

Galaxy Fold Lasts 200,000 Folds, Samsung Says

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/203868/galaxy-fold-lasts-200000-folds-samsung-says?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-90_toTAGXykDVjtFdnVmgC9N-z773ovRD6RSUQ53WuTyvWbL6zYHJY0HTqx94oxzytxACUEWTtdmgqKRBthEXnN2xotg&_hsmi=71239223

 

Best laptops for college students in 2019

With picks from Acer, Apple, Dell and Lenovo, we've got an affordable laptop for every student.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/best-2019-laptops-for-college-students/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvNC8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTU%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

The Best Mac Apps to Install on Your MacBook or iMac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-mac-os-x-apps/

 

Fearful of fake news blitz, U.S. Census enlists help of tech giants

The census is a powerful target because it shapes U.S. election districts and the allocation of more than $800 billion a year in federal spending.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/fearful-fake-news-blitz-u-s-census-enlists-help-tech-n987821

 

Superbird

Chromium-based web browser that places an emphasis on speed and avoids sending your private information to various third parties

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Superbird.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/news/367003/is-facebook-doing-enough-to-stop-information-warfare

 

Spotify will personalize some of its biggest playlists for users

It's betting this will help artists reach the right audiences.

Spotify will personalize some of its biggest playlists for users

 

How to Cancel Your Android Alarms

Stop that alarm from going off again

https://www.lifewire.com/cancel-android-alarm-4173887

 

How Game Account Hackers Turn a Profit (in many ways, this applies to all online account everyone has.  Logons and passwords are worth money as few ever change them and use too few real variations.)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-game-account-hackers-turn-profit/

 

IoT Attacks Escalating with a 217.5% Increase in Volume

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iot-attacks-escalating-with-a-2175-percent-increase-in-volume/

 

How to manually enable Retpoline on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/manually-enable-retpoline-on-windows-10

 

iPhone XS Max: General shot

Under ideal conditions, both phones take impressive shots. The iPhone tends to have cooler hues like in this shot of the mountains with slightly less contrast.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/pictures/galaxy-s10-plus-vs-iphone-xs-max-photo-samples/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvMy8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTU%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Fix: Permanently Disable WiFi on Windows 10

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10524/how-fix-permanently-disable-wifi-windows-10

 

These Seagate Barracuda SSDs are down to all-time low prices today

Seagate is known for its great storage devices.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-seagate-barracuda-500gb-internal-solid-state-drive-woot

 

Thoughts on the AirPods 2

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/203848/thoughts-on-the-airpods-2?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-90_toTAGXykDVjtFdnVmgC9N-z773ovRD6RSUQ53WuTyvWbL6zYHJY0HTqx94oxzytxACUEWTtdmgqKRBthEXnN2xotg&_hsmi=71239223

 

Office Depot fined millions for tricking customers into believing their PCs were infected with malware

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/office-depot-fined-millions-for-tricking-customers-into-believing-their-pcs-were-infected-with-malware-21021.html#new_tab

 

How to Encrypt Your Gmail, Outlook, and Other Webmail

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/encrypt-your-gmail-hotmail-and-other-webmail-heres-how/

 

E.U. lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

Google said the reforms would lead to legal uncertainty and hurt Europe's creative and digital economies.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/e-u-lawmakers-back-copyright-reforms-targeting-google-facebook-n987401

 

AOMEI Backupper Standard

Back up partitions, the operating system or the entire hard disk, encrypt the disk images, clone drives and verify the integrity, and more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/AOMEI-Data-Backuper.shtml

 

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/news/366995/zuck-wants-to-turn-facebook-into-a-privacy-focused-platfor

 

Google's AMP tech makes Gmail more interactive

You can fill out forms or shop stores without leaving your email app.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/google-amp-in-gmail/

 

How to Transfer Photos From iPhone to Android

Yes, you can keep your photos during the switch

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-transfer-photos-from-iphone-to-android-4173863

 

80 Plus Power Supply Ratings and What They Mean

https://www.maketecheasier.com/80-plus-power-supply-ratings/

 

Zero-Day TP-Link SR20 Router Vulnerability Disclosed by Google Dev

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/zero-day-tp-link-sr20-router-vulnerability-disclosed-by-google-dev/

 

Firefox Send lets you upload & encrypt & share large files online using any browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/mozilla-fireofx-send

 

5 Galaxy S10 features you're going to love most

Samsung's Galaxy S10 phones are tested and the verdicts are in. Here's what they do best.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-5eee.kvmb.kwu_/c-5UWZMXPMCA90x24pbbx78ax3ax2fx2feee.kvmb.kwux2fvmeax2f3-oitifg-a98-nmibczma-gwc-izm-owqvo-bw-twdm-uwabx2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=15

 

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

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127600-set-default-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

Add this LG 24-inch IPS monitor to your desk for just $99 today

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-lg-24-inch-ips-monitor-24mp48hq-p

 

British Report Highlights Security Issues in Huawei Networking Gear

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/203863/british-report-highlights-security-issues-in-huawei-networking-gear?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-90_toTAGXykDVjtFdnVmgC9N-z773ovRD6RSUQ53WuTyvWbL6zYHJY0HTqx94oxzytxACUEWTtdmgqKRBthEXnN2xotg&_hsmi=71239223

 

Saudis hacked Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’s phone, says company's security adviser

Chief executive allegedly targeted because he owns Washington Post, where Jamal Khashoggi was columnist

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/31/saudis-hacked-amazons-jeff-bezos-phone-claims-security-chief-jamal-khashoggi-mohammed-bin-salman

 

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

https://www.makeuseof.com/https://www.pcmag.com/news/366993/save-the-internet-bill-tries-to-revive-net-neutrality-ruletag/the-best-tools-to-watch-tv-on-your-computer/

 

Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos scraped without consent

People’s faces are being used without their permission, in order to power technology that could eventually be used to surveil them, legal experts say.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/facial-recognition-s-dirty-little-secret-millions-online-photos-scraped-n981921

 

Vysor

Displays your Android phone in a window on your computer, allowing you to type messages easier and control the handset remotely from any PC

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Phone-Tools/Others/Vysor.shtml

 

'Save the Internet' Bill Tries to Revive Net Neutrality Rules

The Save The Internet Act of 2019 would put net neutrality rules back on the books and revives the seemingly never-ending back and forth over who should police the web.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366993/save-the-internet-bill-tries-to-revive-net-neutrality-rule

 

Samsung's new soundbars detect what's on screen to optimize output

No more muffled dialogue.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/samsungs-new-soundbars-detect-whats-on-screen-to-optimize-outp/

 

Introduction to Computer Network Speed

Understanding the factors that determine performance of a computer network

https://www.lifewire.com/computer-network-speed-818118

 

4 Stretch Reminder Apps for Windows to Remind You to Take a Break

https://www.maketecheasier.com/stretch-reminder-apps-windows/

 

New Microsoft Edge May Have Support for Internet Explorer Tabs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/new-microsoft-edge-may-have-support-for-internet-explorer-tabs/

 

How to convert Videos using VLC Media Player on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-convert-videos-using-vlc-media-player-on-windows-10

 

Best laptops for college students in 2019

With picks from Acer, Apple, Dell and Lenovo, we've got an affordable laptop for every student.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/best-2019-laptops-for-college-students/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL25ld3MvNC8%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MTU%3d&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distros in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127618-install-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distros-windows-10-a.html

 

Upgrade your tech with 24% off the SanDisk 256GB Extreme MicroSD Card

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-san-disk-extreme-256-gb-micro-sd-card

 

Galaxy S10 iFixit Teardown Reveals Lower Repairability Score Than Galaxy S9

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/287072-galaxy-s10-ifixit-teardown-reveals-lower-repairability-score-than-galaxy-s9

 

Georgia Man Admits to Hacking Accounts of Athletes and Musicians

https://www.securityweek.com/georgia-man-admits-hacking-accounts-athletes-and-musicians

 

How to Use Old Games and Software on Windows 10

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

 

Lithuanian pleads guilty in U.S. to $100 million fraud against Google, Facebook

The scheme is an example of "business email compromise," in which fraudsters ask for money using emails targeted at companies that work with foreign suppliers.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/lithuanian-pleads-guilty-u-s-100-million-fraud-against-google-n986871

 

Personal Backup

Perform backups of your important files and folders on demand or on schedule with the help of this intuitive and user-friendly application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Personal-Backup.shtml

 

Is Russia a Threat to US Elections? 'Yes, Absolutely,' FBI Director Says

FBI Director Chris Wray confirms that Russia remains a threat to US presidential elections, and outlines steps the FBI and other agencies are taking to combat the problem.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366970/is-russia-a-threat-to-us-elections-yes-absolutely-fbi-d

 

ASUS releases fix for ShadowHammer malware attack

It should also reduce the chances of similar attacks in the future.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/asus-releases-fix-for-update-tool-malware-attack/

 

How To Check for Traffic in Google Maps

https://www.techjunkie.com/check-traffic-google-maps/

 

The Top 10 Nonprofit Instagram Accounts: What to Learn from Them

https://blog.techsoup.org/posts/the-top-10-nonprofit-instagram-accounts-what-to-learn-from-them?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9a39JwMzv1JhvFlIJdHzvX0IpSVo4XIZCPpstRIG9lrtbpdW7h7ig9p407VvVSnhitl_5IZ1c3fV0PbcWWkALsf313Hg&_hsmi=71281175&hsCtaTracking=c2a5b778-6c27-4dc4-953a-cc8eaf0835cc%7Cab7efc7d-acca-40ff-ac64-fdd1d5b97dbd

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Apple Card: The industry reacts

This is the moment they worried about.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3385038/apple-card-the-industry-reacts.html

 

The power of anonymous data

https://www.alphr.com/technology/1010393/the-power-of-anonymous-data

 

Google streamlines two-step verification with security keys

You'll even have your choice of Bluetooth keys.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/google-g-suite-two-step-verification-updates/

 

How to Backup Your Android Phone

Be confident your information is backed up and safe

https://www.lifewire.com/backup-android-phone-4177052

 

How to Extract Zip Files in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/extract-zip-files-linux/

 

Best Ad Blockers for Microsoft Edge in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-adblockers-microsoft-edge

 

W S A D and Arrow keys are switched in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/w-s-a-d-and-arrow-keys-are-switched-in-windows-10

 

How to Encrypt Your Gmail, Outlook, and Other Webmail

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/encrypt-your-gmail-hotmail-and-other-webmail-heres-how/

 

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-9tlVP0ewIiJnd7MvXUsILxRWLV0uT69BKlU-f-5uGjibHn-E6he-aq4Isi0A4wknmLHUa7GTxN4abXnizb1JraERdQGw&_hsmi=71199920

 

Zuckerberg backs stronger internet privacy and election laws

"Internet companies should be accountable for enforcing standards on harmful content," Zuckerberg said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/zuckerberg-backs-stronger-internet-privacy-election-laws-n989351

 

Install scrcpy on Linux From Snap Package (App To Display And Remote Control Android From PC)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/03/install-scrcpy-on-linux-from-snap.html

 

Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore

Microsoft calls it a compatibility solution, not a browser

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/8/18216767/microsoft-internet-explorer-warning-compatibility-solution

 

How to Use VLOOKUP on a Range of Values

https://www.howtogeek.com/406053/how-to-use-vlookup-on-a-range-of-values/

 

Excel URL Validator

Check your Excel spreadsheets for broken links with the help of this lightweight piece of software that comes with support for batch tasks

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/Excel-URL-Validator.shtml

 

5 Amazing Projects That Will Change the Future of Healthcare

Microneedle patches, handheld diagnostic machines, better sensing capabilities, and 3D bioprinting are just a few of the technologies coming to a doctor's office near you—or maybe even into your home—in the next decade.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366763/5-amazing-projects-that-will-change-the-future-of-healthcare?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

FTC will examine privacy policies at major internet providers

It wants to know if ISPs are respecting their customers' data.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/ftc-to-examime-isp-privacy-policies/

 

How to Delete Search History On Android

Remove searches from Chrome, Firefox, stock browsers and more

https://www.lifewire.com/delete-search-history-on-android-web-browsers-4176226

 

Nokia Phones Sending Data to Chinese Servers without User Knowledge

https://www.maketecheasier.com/nokia-phones-data-chinese-servers/

 

Save $150 and grab Nixeus' 27-inch 1440p 144Hz gaming monitor

For the gamers!

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-nixeus-nx-edg-27-edg-27-inch-1440-p-144-hz-free-sync-gaming-monitor

 

Windows Defender Application Guard Extension for Chrome & Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-defender-application-guard-extension-for-chrome-firefox

 

Ableton vs. FL Studio: What’s the Best Music Maker?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ableton-vs-fl-studio/

 

BBC is Blocking Google Podcasts

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/203774/bbc-is-blocking-google-podcasts?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9tlVP0ewIiJnd7MvXUsILxRWLV0uT69BKlU-f-5uGjibHn-E6he-aq4Isi0A4wknmLHUa7GTxN4abXnizb1JraERdQGw&_hsmi=71199920

 

Apple cancels Airpower wireless charger a year after announcing the project

"After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have cancelled the project," the company said in a statement.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/apple-cancels-airpower-wireless-charger-year-after-announcing-project-n989036

 

Control Android Devices From A Desktop With scrcpy (Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, Linux Mint Installation)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/03/control-android-devices-from-your.html

 

Microsoft is trying to fight fake news with its Edge mobile browser

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/23/18194078/microsoft-newsguard-edge-mobile-partnership

 

How (and Why) to Run Portable Versions of Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/406118/how-and-why-to-run-portable-versions-of-windows

 

Noise Reducer Pro

A neat and effective photography application that helps to remove noise from your favorite digital photos and smoothen them gently.

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Editors/Noise-Reducer-Pro.shtml

 

First Look at the Fitbit Versa Lite, Inspire HR, and Ace 2

Ready to get in shape this spring? Fitbit's more affordable new trackers are built with beginners in mind.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366962/first-look-at-the-fitbit-versa-lite-inspire-hr-and-ace-2?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

Google forms an external council to foster 'responsible' AI

It'll help govern facial recognition, machine learning and beyond.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/google-forms-ai-advisory-council/

 

How to Use Apple Watch With an Android Smartphone

It can be done but it’s not for the faint of heart

https://www.lifewire.com/connect-apple-watch-to-android-4175370

 

How to Bypass Paywalls of Leading News Websites

https://www.maketecheasier.com/bypass-paywalls-of-leading-news-websites/

 

Panasonic's discounted Eneloop Kit has 12 rechargeable batteries and a charger

Plenty of batteries and the charger to keep them powered up.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-panasonic-eneloop-cc55-quick-charger-kit

 

The disk does not have enough space to replace bad clusters

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/the-disk-does-not-have-enough-space-to-replace-bad-clusters

 

How to Send Encrypted Email on Android Using OpenKeychain

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/encrypted-email-android-openkeychain/

 

How to Configure Early Launch AntiMalware Boot-Start Driver Initialization Policy in Windows 8 and 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/53030-configure-early-launch-antimalware-boot-start-driver-policy.html

 

Trump administration sues Facebook over 'discriminatory' advertising practices

The agency is seeking damages for any person who was harmed by Facebook's advertising systems, which until last week allowed employers or landlords to limit their audiences on the basis of race, ethnicity or gender.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/trump-administration-sues-facebook-over-discriminatory-advertising-practices-n988311

 

Linux Laptop Battery Optimization Tool TLP 1.2 Released

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/03/linux-battery-optimization-tool-tlp-12.html

 

Microsoft’s latest Chromebook competitors are budget laptops and a stylus for schools

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/22/18192906/microsoft-classroom-pen-chromebook-challenge-devices-2019

 

How to Share Things from OneDrive

https://www.howtogeek.com/405841/how-to-share-things-from-a-personal-onedrive/

 

Turn Off the Lights for Chrome

A Chrome extension that enables you to enjoy your online movies and videos by dimming the background using numerous customization options

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Turn-Off-the-Lights-for-Chrome.shtml

 

How to Set Up Dark Mode on Your Favorite Apps

Looking to give your eyes a break? Dark mode swaps white backgrounds for grays and blacks. Here's how to enable dark mode in all your favorite apps.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366170/how-to-set-up-dark-mode-on-your-favorite-apps?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

UPS launches a drone 'airline' to deliver medical samples

It's the first such effort in the US.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/ups-drone-airline/

 

How to Set Up Your Galaxy Watch

Instructions for Samsung Galaxy Watch version 1

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-up-samsung-galaxy-watch-4174641

 

How to Use Amazon Alexa Devices as an Intercom

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-amazon-alexa-devices-as-intercom/

 

How to install a new graphics card (GPU) in your PC

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-install-gpu-your-pc

 

What is an eSIM and how does it work

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-an-esim

 

How to Set Up a Linux Media Server in Under One Hour

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/setup-linux-media-server/

 

How to Run a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Distro in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127608-run-windows-subsystem-linux-wsl-distro-windows-10-a.html

 

With Apple TV+ added to the list, have we hit subscription fatigue?

The average person subscribes to three streaming services — and finds that number frustrating.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/apple-tv-added-list-have-we-hit-subscription-fatigue-n988066

 

Create A Persistent Storage Live USB With Ubuntu, Linux Mint Or Debian (UEFI, >4GB Persistance Support)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/03/create-persistent-storage-live-usb-with.html

 

2019 is already full of weird and wonderful monitors

Giant, wide, and sometimes even portable

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/9/18175080/ces-monitors-pc-laptops-lenovo-samsung-computer-2019

 

How to Control Your Roku Device with Amazon Alexa

https://www.howtogeek.com/406802/how-to-control-your-roku-device-with-amazon-alexa/

 

Screen Shader

Tweak your browser's color temperature in order to reduce eye strain in low-light conditions, with this feature-packed Chrome extension

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Screen-Shader.shtml

 

Home Security Sales Are Rising Swiftly—but How Safe Are We?

Smart security devices can turn their cameras on a customer's neighbors and even on customers themselves.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/366958/home-security-sales-are-rising-swiftly-but-how-safe-are-we?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=24

 

Google wants to bring local news back to underserved cities

Google will work with McClatchy to develop sustainable business models for local news outlets.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/26/google-mcclatchy-compass-experiment/

 

The complete convertible laptop

https://www.alphr.com/laptops/1010369/the-complete-convertible-laptop

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