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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 04/13/2019 1596
Fri 04/12/2019 1595
Thur 04/11/2019 1594
Wed 04/10/2019 1593
Tue 04/09/2019 1592
Mon 04/08/2019 1591
Sun 04/07/2019 1590

Sat 1596 04/13/2019

Microsoft Edge Chromium-Based Browser Now Available for Testing

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/04/08/microsoft-edge-chromium-testing.aspx

 

How to Enable or Disable Extensions in Incognito Mode in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129040-enable-disable-extensions-incognito-mode-google-chrome.html

 

Do You Trust Logging in to Sites with Your Phone?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/trust-logging-in-sites-phone/

 

How to make a full backup of your Windows 10 PC

A full backup is crucial to safeguard your system and files, and in this guide, we'll show you the steps to create one using the Windows 10's System Image Backup tool.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-make-full-backup-windows-10

 

How to create multiple profiles on Google Chrome

You can create multiple profiles on Google Chrome to keep things seperate, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/add-new-user-profiles-google-chrome/

 

Galaxy S10 5G will sell in May, preorders start 'soon'

Samsung's first 5G phone goes in sale in the US on May 16.

https://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-s10-5g-will-sell-in-may-preorders-start-soon/

 

Firefox extension NoScript is now available for Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/12/firefox-extension-noscript-is-now-available-for-chrome/

 

The Experian Dark Web Scan: Do You Need It and Can You Trust It?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/experian-dark-web-scan/

 

Microsoft Reveals Email Breach, Says Hackers Accessed User Data

Microsoft has just revealed that it suffered a breach earlier this year and hackers were able to access certain user email information.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-reveals-email-breach-says-hackers-accessed-user-data-525664.shtml

 

Test Computer Monitor for Gaming & Motion Handling

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/test-computer-monitor-for-gaming-motion-handling

 

How to avoid document-based malware attacks

Some 59% of all malicious files detected in the first quarter of 2019 were documents, according to a Barracuda Networks report. Here's how to protect yourself against this growing threat.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-avoid-document-based-malware-attacks/

 

Windows 10 Battery Report: What It Is And How To Use It

Get a detailed breakdown of your laptop or tablet's battery status

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-generate-windows-10-battery-report-4587396

 

White House to unveil latest 5G push and rural broadband initiative

Skeptics aren’t sure where all of this money is coming from

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18307771/white-house-5g-push-rural-broadband-initiative-fcc-funding

 

VSDC Site Hacked Again to Spread Password Stealing Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/vsdc-site-hacked-again-to-spread-password-stealing-malware/

 

Which Processes Can You Safely Quit in Activity Monitor on a Mac?

https://www.howtogeek.com/406573/which-processes-in-activity-monitor-can-you-safely-quit/

 

Most Americans Won't Pay Exorbitant Smartphone Prices

According to a USA Today–SurveyMonkey poll, only 16 percent of people would pay between $751 and $1,000 for a smartphone. Just 3 percent were willing to pay over $1,000. New Apple, Google, and Samsung devices fall almost exclusively into those higher price ranges.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366932/most-americans-wont-pay-exorbitant-smartphone-prices

 

10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

https://www.komando.com/tips/506811/10-things-you-didnt-know-your-iphone-could-do

 

PC and Tablet Shipments Expected to Continue Slow Decline

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pc-tablet-expected-decline/

 

Best Fitbit 2019: How to pick the right fitness tracker

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-fitbit

 

How to reset settings to default values on Edge Chromium

It's possible to reset your settings on the new Microsoft Edge, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/reset-settings-edge-chromium/

 

Your keyboard and mouse are filthy. Here's how to clean them

This 5-minute clean routine will kill the germs and take the ewww out of your keyboard and mouse.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-clean-and-disinfect-your-keyboard-and-mouse/

 

These Extensions are exclusive to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/12/these-extensions-are-exclusive-to-the-chromium-based-microsoft-edge/

 

7 Types of Computer Viruses to Watch Out For and What They Do

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/types-computer-viruses-watch/

 

Microsoft Confirms New Bug in Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4493509, KB4493464

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-confirms-new-bug-in-windows-10-cumulative-updates-kb4493509-kb4493464-525663.shtml

 

What is Akamai NetSession Client? Should I remove it?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-akamai-netsession-client

 

5 best password managers for Android

If you're looking for a password manager for your Android, below are five of the best.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5-best-password-managers-for-android/

 

How to Connect a Printer to a Laptop

Print from further away using your laptop

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-printer-to-laptop-4588717

 

Android 101: How to stop location tracking

Make it harder to know where you are and where you’ve been

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18302306/android-101-location-tracking-stop-how-to

 

Thousands of WordPress Sites Exposed by Yellow Pencil Plugin Flaw

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/thousands-of-wordpress-sites-exposed-by-yellow-pencil-plugin-flaw/

 

How to Stop Google Maps Review Requests on Android and iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/407789/how-to-stop-google-maps-review-requests-on-android-and-iphone/

 

Need a Reservation? Google Duplex Can Do It in 43 States

Google's artificial intelligence-powered Duplex feature for its virtual Assistant can now call in your restaurant reservations in most US states on Pixel phones.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367007/need-a-reservation-google-duplex-can-do-it-in-43-states

 

Major emergency patches issued for routers against hackers -- get it now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/560726/major-emergency-patches-issued-for-routers-against-hackers-get-it-now

 

How to Download Entire Websites for Offline Use

https://www.maketecheasier.com/download-entire-websites-for-offline-use/

 

NZXT HUE 2 Ambient review: Add some smart color to your monitor setup

NZXT's Ambient Lighting Kit is a handy package for adding some glow to your computing.

https://www.windowscentral.com/nzxt-hue-2-ambient-review

 

How to enable new Settings header design on Windows 10

Windows 10 May 2019 Update ships with a new header design in the Settings app homepage, if you're not seeing it, here's how you can enable it manually.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-settings-header-windows-10/

 

Firefox browser helps make Qualcomm-powered PCs more useful

A new browser version aims to reduce power consumption to help laptops extend battery life to days, instead of hours.

https://www.cnet.com/news/firefox-browser-helps-make-qualcomm-powered-pcs-more-useful/

 

How to empty the Windows Recycle Bin automatically

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/12/how-to-empty-the-windows-recycle-bin-automatically/

 

This Google Quiz Will Help You Spot Phishing Emails

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-quiz-help-spot-phishing-emails/

 

Microsoft Will Allow iPhone, Android Users to Share Their Screens on Skype

Microsoft is working on a new mobile feature that would allow Skype users on Android and iOS to share their screens during a call.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-will-allow-iphone-android-users-to-share-their-screens-on-skype-525655.shtml

 

Create an AVI video from Image files using MakeAVI for Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-an-avi-video-from-images-makeavi

 

Why Mac users need the PCalc app

macOS includes its own Calculator program, which works well, but the PCalc app adds important features needed by regular users and math experts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-mac-users-need-the-pcalc-app/

 

How to Turn on Windows 10 Dark Theme

Dark mode is easier on the eyes; set it up to reduce eye strain

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-on-windows-10-dark-theme-4587692

 

Facebook is regulating its products before lawmakers force them to

What a suite of changes this week mean for Facebook’s future

https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/4/12/18307091/facebook-integrity-updates-remove-reduce-inform-groups

 

DHS and FBI Issue Advisory on North Korean HOPLIGHT Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dhs-and-fbi-issue-advisory-on-north-korean-hoplight-malware/

 

How to Hide Bad Tweets with Twitter’s Advanced Filters

https://www.howtogeek.com/406325/how-to-hide-bad-tweets-with-twitter%E2%80%99s-advanced-filters/

 

Details About Shadowy Hacking, Cyber Espionage Group Revealed

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367028/details-about-shadowy-hacking-cyber-espionage-group-reveale

 

Don't be tracked, use these Google alternatives

https://www.komando.com/tips/557061/dont-be-tracked-use-these-google-alternatives

 

6 of the Best Apps for Creating and Recording Music on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-apps-creating-recording-music-linux/

 

How to change default search engine on the new Microsoft Edge (preview)

If Bing isn't for you, this guide shows you the steps to set your preferred search engine in the latest preview of Microsoft Edge using Chromium.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-change-default-search-engine-new-microsoft-edge

 

How to create multiple profiles on Edge Chromium

Microsoft Edge Chromium includes the ability to create multiple profiles, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-multiple-profiles-edge-chromium/

 

5G, and not 5G E, is live and real -- if you can find it

Early launches by AT&T and Verizon have shown small-scale deployments that aren't broadly available yet.

https://www.cnet.com/news/5g-is-live-and-real-if-you-can-find-it/

 

Chrome may block some high-risk downloads soon

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/11/chrome-may-block-some-high-risk-downloads-soon/

 

How to Recover Your Facebook Account When You Can No Longer Log In

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/recover-facebook-account-longer-log/

 

Avast Confirms Issues Caused by Windows Updates KB4493472 and KB4493448

A bug introduced by the latest Windows 7 and 8.1 monthly rollups causes devices running these two Windows versions to freeze at boot.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/avast-confirms-issues-caused-by-windows-updates-kb4493472-and-kb4493448-525652.shtml

 

Which VPN is the best to buy? VPN Comparison Chart

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/which-vpn-is-the-best-to-buy

 

How to create a custom search engine in Vivaldi

Searching your favorite website just got easier with Vivaldi, where you can create a custom search engine specifically for a site.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-a-custom-search-engine-in-vivaldi/

 

Battery Icon Missing on Windows 10? Restore it

Keep track of your device's battery life from your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/restore-battery-icon-missing-windows-10-4587243

 

Skype now lets you share your Android or iOS phone screen on video calls

Available for beta testers today

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18307442/skype-mobile-screen-sharing-ios-android-feature-beta

 

Google Wants To Block Potentially Risky Non-Secure Downloads

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-wants-to-block-potentially-risky-non-secure-downloads/

 

How to Create and Print Labels in Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/408499/how-to-create-and-print-labels-in-word/

 

Public Data and Social Media Help Email Scammers Refine Attacks

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367038/public-data-and-social-media-help-email-scammers-refine-atta

 

This new email scam can steal your direct deposit paycheck

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561400/this-new-email-scam-can-steal-your-direct-deposit-paycheck

 

Save that Important Presentation with Recovery Toolbox for PowerPoint

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recovery-toolbox-for-powerpoint-review/

 

How to Enable and Use Free Built-in VPN in Opera browser

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129137-enable-use-free-built-vpn-opera-browser.html

 

Foreign governments are fed up with social media — and threatening prison for tech employees

While public outcry has provided the backdrop for increased government oversight, free-speech advocates are warning of heavy-handed censorship.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/foreign-governments-are-fed-social-media-threatening-prison-tech-employees-n993841

 

Microsoft's new Chromium-Edge browser leaked in screenshots

Microsoft's new Anaheim browser has leaked in screenshots, giving us our first proper look at the new Edge so far.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-new-chromium-edge-browser-leaked-screenshots

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Two college students accused of scamming Apple out of $900,000 with fake iPhones

The scam revolved around counterfeit iPhones that would allegedly be submitted to Apple for repair. In many cases, Apple would send them authentic iPhones as replacements.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/apple/two-college-students-accused-scamming-apple-out-900-000-fake-n991971

 

Internet of Things Devices Have a Serious Security Problem

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366949/internet-of-things-devices-have-a-serious-security-problem

 

How to Get the “Save As” Shortcut Back in macOS Mojave

https://www.howtogeek.com/407982/how-to-get-the-save-as-shortcut-back-in-macos-mojave/

 

Fix Chrome 72 extensions not working correctly (e.g. adblockers)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/18/fix-chrome-72-extensions-not-working-correctly-e-g-adblockers/

 

Powerbeats Pro vs. AirPods 2: which one to choose?

https://www.cnet.com/videos/powerbeats-pro-vs-airpods-2-which-one-to-choose/

 

Tax Fraud and ID Theft Services Getting Cheaper on the Dark Web

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/tax-fraud-and-id-theft-services-getting-cheaper-on-the-dark-web/

 

How to Set Up a New iPhone

https://www.lifewire.com/set-up-new-iphone-2000125

 

Best Rechargeable Mice for Windows PCs in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-wireless-rechargeable-mice

 

How to use Dual Monitor with VirtualBox virtual machine

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-use-dual-monitor-with-virtualbox-virtual-machine

 

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

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/even-if-your-data-is-stored-in-the-cloud-you-need-to-back-it-up/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Artificial Intelligence vs. Cognitive Computing: What Is the Difference?

https://www.iottechtrends.com/artificial-intelligence-vs-cognitive-computing/

 

How Does DuckDuckGo Protect Your Personal Information Online?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/duckduckgo-protect-personal-information-online/

 

AlterPDF

A PDF converting and manipulation tools: convert, modify, protect and optimize your PDFs with ease all within a single lightweight package

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/PDF/AlterPDF.shtml

 

Received a Bitcoin Blackmail Email? Here’s What to Do

https://www.maketecheasier.com/bitcoin-blackmail-email/

 

Sony is trying to avoid paying $10,000 to buy Crackle Plus domain name

Seems like you’d need to own that

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18292596/sony-crackle-plus-chicken-soup-for-the-soul-domain-name-buying-cost

 

Google now lets you use your Android as a physical key

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561308/google-now-lets-you-use-your-android-as-a-physical-key

 

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

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367013/want-to-hack-a-satellite-it-might-be-easier-than-you-think

 

How to Use Guidelines to Line Up PowerPoint Objects

https://www.howtogeek.com/400287/how-to-use-guidelines-to-line-up-powerpoint-objects/

 

Firefox Send file sharing service launches officially

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/14/firefox-send-file-sharing-service-launches-officially/

 

How to delete your Facebook account so the social network stops tracking your data

CNET discovered that simply deactivating your account doesn't go far enough.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-delete-your-facebook-account-so-the-social-network-stops-tracking-your-data/

 

Hyperlink Auditing Pings Being Used to Perform DDoS Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hyperlink-auditing-pings-being-used-to-perform-ddos-attacks/

 

How to Connect Nest Thermostat to Alexa

Control your home's temperature with your voice.

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-nest-thermostat-to-alexa-4588228

 

TerraMaster F2-221 NAS review: Affordable, capable and good looking

This is TerraMaster's NAS for the masses.

https://www.windowscentral.com/terramaster-f2-221-review

 

Fx_cast adds support for Chromecast on Mozilla Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fx_cast-adds-support-for-chromecast-firefox

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Intel Thinks IoT Devices Are Going to Get a Lot More Powerful

https://www.iottechtrends.com/iot-devices-are-becoming-a-lot-more-powerful/

 

What Is SIM Card Swapping? 5 Tips to Protect Yourself From This Scam

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sim-card-swapping/

 

CardWorks Business Card Software

Design business cards in a user-friendly interface, choose between several templates, write business information, and print the cards or export them as PDF documents

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Finances-Business/CardWorks-Business-Card-Software.shtml

 

How to Clone Windows 10 to an SSD

https://www.maketecheasier.com/clone-windows-10-to-ssd/

 

YOUR GUIDE TO USING TIKTOK

Beyond the app’s ‘For You’ page

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18201898/tiktok-guide-for-you-challenge-creator-trend-algorithm-privacy

 

Get in the right car, know these safety tips before hopping in an Uber or Lyft

https://www.komando.com/tips/559431/get-in-the-right-car-know-these-safety-tips-before-hopping-in-an-uber-or-lyft

 

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

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367026/google-phishing-attacks-that-can-beat-two-factor-are-on-the

 

Here’s When a Dark Theme Can Save Battery Power

https://www.howtogeek.com/407860/heres-when-a-dark-theme-can-save-battery-power/

 

Google plans to improve Chrome's drive-by-download protection

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/13/google-plans-to-improve-chromes-drive-by-download-protection/

 

Laptop vs. Chromebook: Which portable computer is best in 2019

They might look the same, but they are definitely different.

https://www.cnet.com/news/laptop-vs-chromebook-picking-the-best-computer-for-you/

 

Popular Yuzo WordPress Plugin Exploited to Redirect Users to Scams

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/popular-yuzo-wordpress-plugin-exploited-to-redirect-users-to-scams/

 

How to Stop Spam Emails

Tired of seeing junk mail? Here's how to stop getting them

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-stop-spam-emails-4582187

 

How to set up a HDHomeRun tuner with Windows 10

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-set-hdhomerun-tuner

 

Caps Lock key not working? Enable or Disable Caps Lock on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/caps-lock-key-not-working-enable-or-disable-caps-lock-on-windows-10

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Enable or Disable Windows Sandbox in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123777-enable-disable-windows-sandbox-windows-10-a.html

 

The Best Computer Security and Antivirus Tools

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-security-antivirus-apps/

 

BrokenURL

Decide what browser should the system use whenever you try accessing a hyperlink from a third-party application by turning to this app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Other-Internet-Related/BrokenURL.shtml

 

FreeNAS vs. Unraid: Which Is Best for Your Storage Needs?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/freenas-vs-unraid/

 

Motorola came up with the best Android gestures: here’s how to use them

This is how Google’s swipe gestures on the Pixel work

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18308139/motorola-one-button-navigation-gestures-moto-g7-how-to-use

 

Yahoo breach settlement $117m, here's what happens next

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561022/yahoo-breach-settlement-117m-heres-what-happens-next

 

Murder Prompts Call for Safe Ways to Identify Uber, Lyft Drivers

Last week, a South Carolina college student was found stabbed to death after mistaking a black sedan for her Uber ride. A petition is now calling on Uber and Lyft to add QR codes on ride-sharing cars to make it easier to confirm the driver.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367623/murder-prompts-call-for-safe-ways-to-identify-uber-lyft-dri

 

How to Insert Hyperlinks in Images in Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/408102/how-to-insert-hyperlinks-in-images-in-gmail/

 

Windows may uninstall updates that cause startup problems

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/12/windows-may-uninstall-updates-that-cause-startup-problems/

 

How to watch baseball without cable for the 2019 MLB season

Between MLB.TV and streaming services like Sling TV, YouTube TV and Fubo TV, cord cutters have more options than ever for following their favorite teams.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-watch-baseball-without-cable-for-the-2019-mlb-season-yankees-cubs-astros-phillies/

 

WPA3 Wi-Fi Standard Affected by New Dragonblood Vulnerabilities

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/wpa3-wi-fi-standard-affected-by-new-dragonblood-vulnerabilities/

 

How to Remove Junk Files from Windows 10

Learn what to keep and what to remove — and why

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-remove-junk-files-from-windows-4582599

 

How to change account name on the Windows 10 Sign-in screen

Do you need to change the name that appears in the Windows 10 Sign-in screen? Here's how!

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-change-account-name-windows-10-sign-screen

 

How to enable Windows Sandbox in VirtualBox guest OS

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-enable-windows-sandbox-in-virtualbox-guest-os

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Install Extensions in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129140-install-extensions-google-chrome.html

 

The Rise of IoT Botnets (And How to Protect Your Smart Devices)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/internet-of-things-botnets/

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: What, When, Why

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

 

5 of the Best Third Party Xbox One Controllers

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-third-party-xbox-one-controllers/

 

How to use your Android phone as a two-factor authentication security key

A few short steps to getting a convenient new security key

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18306930/how-to-android-phone-two-factor-authentication-security-key-login

 

Alexa IS listening to your conversations

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561016/alexa-is-listening-to-your-conversations

 

New TSA Scanning Tech Will Let You Keep Laptops in Your Bag

The Transportation Security Administration will start installing the new X-ray scanning systems in US airports this summer, but a full rollout could take up to eight years.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367571/new-tsa-scanning-tech-will-let-you-keep-laptops-in-your-bag

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How to Enable or Disable OneDrive Integration in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/16278-enable-disable-onedrive-integration.html

 

Still saving files on your computer? That's so 2009. Here are 4 options for cloud-based storage (+1 for backup)

https://www.komando.com/tips/558041/still-saving-files-on-your-computer-thats-so-2009-here-are-4-options-for-cloud-based-storage-1-for-backup

 

Windows 10 Start Menu Search Not Working? Here are Some Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-windows-10-start-menu-search/

 

How to Turn Off Your iPhone (Even iPhone X)

Shut down your phone to save battery life and disable alerts

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-off-your-iphone-2000114

 

8 ways to take screenshots in Windows 10

Capture all -- or just part -- of your screen with a few keystrokes.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/8-ways-to-take-screenshots-in-windows-10/

 

Can the new Microsoft Edge really dethrone Google Chrome? (poll)

Microsoft's new Edge browser is here in preview, and it's already garnered a lot of interest. But will it really be able to beat Chrome?

https://www.windowscentral.com/can-new-microsoft-edge-really-beat-chrome

 

Microsoft Visual Studio Community

Take advantage of a rich development toolbox and a user-friendly, familiar integrated development environment to create impressive cross-platform apps

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/Coding-languages-Compilers/Microsoft-Visual-Studio-Community.shtml

 

A look at Windscribe VPN'S R.O.B.E.R.T domain blocking tool

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/12/a-look-at-windscribe-vpns-r-o-b-e-r-t-domain-blocking-tool/

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to project Windows 10 PC screen to Xbox One using the Wireless Adapter App

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-project-windows-10-pc-screen-to-xbox-one-using-the-wireless-adapter-app

 

How to Spot a Fake MicroSD Card and Avoid Being Scammed

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-spot-fake-microsd-card/

 

Two Thirds of Hotel Sites Leak Guest Booking Info to Third-Parties

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/two-thirds-of-hotel-sites-leak-guest-booking-info-to-third-parties/

 

How to Put Borders Around Images in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/408262/how-to-put-borders-around-images-in-google-docs/

 

Elizabeth Warren introduces bill that could hold tech execs responsible for data breaches

‘It’s time to stop making excuses and start making real change’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293688/elizabeth-warren-facebook-amazon-google-apple-executives-jail-data-breaches

 

Scammers Use Tax-Themed Emails to Infect PCs with Malware

According to IBM, the scammers have been delivering the Trickbot Trojan by pretending to send emails from well-known payroll and HR firms such as Paychex and ADP. The emails will contain an attachment that'll secretly load the malware.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367681/scammers-use-tax-themed-emails-to-infect-pcs-with-malware

 

Has technology replaced all personal connections?

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/559277/has-technology-replaced-all-personal-connections

 

Apple’s Macbook Keyboard Issues – Which Models Are Affected?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apples-macbook-keyboard-issues/

 

How GPS Works on the iPhone

Location, orientation, and motion technology used by the iPhone

https://www.lifewire.com/iphone-gps-set-up-1683393

 

Facebook will no longer ask for your email passwords

It had been using them to verify some new accounts.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-will-no-longer-ask-for-peoples-email-passwords/

 

The leveled-up Windows 10 Game Bar could eventually give Discord real competition

With little fanfare, Microsoft allowed Insiders to test out the new Windows 10 Game Bar last week, and it's far better than I could have ever expected.

https://www.windowscentral.com/levelled-windows-10-game-bar-could-eventually-give-discord-real-competition

 

DuckDuckGo Plus for Firefox

Search for relevant content on the Internet by using the DuckDuckGo search engine from this handy, lightweight Firefox extension

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/DuckDuckGo-Plus.shtml

 

PCRADIO Internet Radio app that works with low speed Internet

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/05/pcradio-internet-radio-app-that-works-with-low-speed-internet/

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to check if your IP address is leaking

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/check-if-your-ip-address-leaking

 

What Is Formjacking and How Can You Avoid It?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-formjacking/

 

Microsoft's April 2019 Updates are Causing Windows to Freeze

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-april-2019-updates-are-causing-windows-to-freeze/

 

How to See and Remove All The Data Websites Have Saved on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/407694/how-to-see-and-remove-all-the-data-websites-have-saved-on-your-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Google Duplex starts rolling out to iPhones and more Android phones

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293512/google-duplex-rollout-expansion-samsung-galaxy-s10-plus

 

Hacker Beats Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Scanner With 3D Print

An anonymous researcher says they successfully created a 3D-printed fingerprint that unlocks their Galaxy S10 'in some cases just as well as my actual finger.'

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367686/hacker-beats-galaxy-s10-fingerprint-scanner-with-3d-print

 

Petition calls for an end to spoofed robocalls

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/559173/robocall-petition

 

How to Set Up Gmail With Thunderbird in Quick Easy Steps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-gmail-with-thunderbird/

 

Where to Download iPhone Manuals for Every Model

Get the iPhone guide you need

https://www.lifewire.com/where-to-download-iphone-manuals-every-model-2000300

 

Apple Card's fine print: 7 things you should know about Apple's new iPhone credit card

Thinking of getting the Apple Card? Read this first.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/apple-card-fine-print-7-things-you-should-know-about-apples-new-iphone-credit-card/

 

Acer introduces bevy of impressive PCs, notebooks, and displays

Acer fleshed out its product line-up for 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/acer-announces-bevy-new-impressive-pcs-notebooks-displays-and-more

 

Simplix UpdatePack 7 / 2008 R2

Install all available updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 from a single installer, and integrate these updates into distribution packages

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Signatures-Updates/Simplix-UpdatePack-7-2008-R2.shtml

 

OnionShare 2 released: Tor-powered file sharing

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/21/onionshare-2-released-tor-powered-file-sharing/

 

Nearly half of the third-gen Apple butterfly keyboards at Basecamp have failed

Apple continues to downplay the extent of issues of the widely criticized butterfly keyboard, though some "anecdata" finds a more widespread problem.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/nearly-half-of-the-third-gen-apple-butterfly-keyboards-at-basecamp-have-failed/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows 10 v1903 May 2019 Update New Features List

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-v1903-new-features-list

 

10 Quick Firefox Tweaks to Maximize Your Online Privacy

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/firefox-online-privacy-tweaks/

 

Mozilla Firefox For ARM64 Beta Now Available

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-firefox-for-arm64-beta-now-available/

 

How to Perform a Task When a New File is Added to a Directory in Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/405468/how-to-perform-a-task-when-a-new-file-is-added-to-a-directory-in-linux/

 

WhatsApp now lets you control who can add you to groups

Another feature to stop the spread of misinformation

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293441/whatsapp-group-block-private-invitation-misinformation

 

The Best VPN Services for 2019

A VPN, or virtual private network, is one of the smartest ways to protect your online privacy and maintain your data security. We've tested scores of them, and these are the best VPN services we've reviewed.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/296955/the-best-vpn-services

 

Use this free, encrypted file-sharing service

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/554328/use-this-free-encrypted-file-sharing-service

 

Are Dark Themes Really Better for Your Eyes and Battery?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/are-dark-themes-better-for-eyes-battery/

 

How to Put Music on an iPod

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-put-music-on-ipod-1999227

 

Congress wants to put a stop to illegal robocalls

At a hearing on Capitol Hill, lawmakers express frustration and question experts on what it'll take to end these annoying calls.

https://www.cnet.com/news/congress-wants-to-put-a-stop-to-illegal-robocalls/

 

Best Controllers for PC Gaming of 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-pc-gaming-controller

 

Speedtest for Chrome

Monitor your Internet performance with the help of this approachable Chrome extension that can also calculate how fast your favorite websites load

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

 

Mindful Break by Google reminds you to take breaks

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/04/mindful-break-by-google-reminds-you-to-take-breaks/

 

How financial institutions are risking customer data through insecure mobile apps

An investigation of mobile apps from 30 financial institutions reveals weak encryption, data leakage, insecure data storage, and other vulnerabilities.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-financial-institutions-are-risking-customer-data-through-insecure-mobile-apps/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to get MacBook like scrolling on Windows laptop

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/get-macbook-like-scrolling-on-window

 

Are Spectre and Meltdown Still a Threat? The Patches You Need

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/secure-spectre-meltdown-patches/

 

How to move Internet Explorer Favorites to another computer

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/move-internet-explorer-favorites/

 

How to Set Up Your Own Website the Easy Way

https://www.howtogeek.com/407897/how-to-set-up-your-own-website-the-easy-way/

 

YouTube reportedly discouraged employees from reporting fake, toxic videos

In pursuit of more video views

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/2/18292530/youtube-toxic-conspiracy-video-employees-internal-report

 

Scary Hacking Threat: Editing X-Ray Images to Add or Remove Cancer

Security researchers in Israel dupe real doctors into misdiagnosing patients by hacking hospital X-ray-scanning machines and altering the images they produced.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367598/scary-hacking-threat-editing-x-ray-images-to-add-or-remove

 

Tips to shoot the best video using Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/557089/tips-to-shoot-the-best-film-using-android

 

How to Install Extensions in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129281-install-extensions-mozilla-firefox.html

 

Facebook's ad system pushes stereotypes in housing, jobs, study says

Researchers found that Facebook's algorithms showed lumber job ads to mostly white men, while secretarial job ads mostly went to black women.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/facebook-s-ad-system-pushes-stereotypes-housing-jobs-study-says-n990791

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Senator proposes bill to protect children from internet danger

"While kids' technology use and media consumption have exploded in recent years, our laws have failed to keep pace," said Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/senator-proposes-bill-protect-children-internet-danger-n990741

 

SecurityWatch: How to Not Get Locked Out With Two-Factor Authentication

Thinking about setting up two-factor authentication but worried you might lose access to your accounts if you lose your security key? Security expert Max Eddy tells you how to avoid this 2FA pitfall without compromising your data.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/367702/securitywatch-how-to-not-get-locked-out-with-two-factor-aut

 

How to Create and Print an Envelope in Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/408456/how-to-create-and-print-an-envelope-in-word/

 

iPhone X Home Button Basics

https://www.lifewire.com/iphone-x-home-button-basics-4158088

 

AI experts want Amazon to stop selling facial recognition tech to police

The researchers cite a study that criticizes Amazon's AI tech.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/ai-experts-want-amazon-to-stop-selling-facial-recognition-tech-to-police/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How To Compare Two Sheets In Same Workbook Or Different Workbooks?

In our daily work, we may encounter the job is to compare two sheets in a same workbook or different workbooks to find the differences between them. Here I introduce some tricks on solving this job in Excel.

https://www.extendoffice.com/documents/excel/4544-excel-compare-two-sheets.html

 

Most Secure Browsers that Safeguard Your Online Privacy 2019

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/guides/most-secure-browsers/

 

You can now buy the tiny Palm phone as a standalone handset for $199

That’s a $150 discount for this very small (but not very good) phone

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/4/4/18295302/palm-phone-minimalist-handset-verizon-standalone-sale

 

6 Reasons You Should Avoid the Dark Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-avoid-dark-web/

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Facebook's News Feed to be a bit Less Mysterious

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10528/facebooks-news-feed-be-bit-less-mysterious

 

MicroSIP Portable

Straightforward and user-friendly software utility that enables you to easily place multiple VoIP calls or send messages through SIP

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Others/MicroSIP-Portable.shtml

 

Smashing Security #122: The big fat con at Office Depot

INDUSTRY VETERANS, CHATTING ABOUT COMPUTER SECURITY AND ONLINE PRIVACY.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/smashing-security-122-office-depot/

 

AMD Radeon Settings – What Do They All Mean?

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

 

These AirPod clones are available for just $35

https://www.windowscentral.com/these-airpod-clones-are-available-just-35

 

Kim's Take: Tips to lock down your phone and keep your information safe

https://www.komando.com/columns/559517/kims-take-tips-to-lock-down-your-phone-and-keep-your-information-safe

 

Woman Enters Trump's Resort With Malware-Laden USB Stick

The Chinese national, Yujing Zhang, was caught carrying four cell phones, a laptop, an external hard drive device, and a USB thumb drive found to be carrying malware, Secret Service says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367572/woman-tries-to-enter-trumps-hotel-with-usb-stick-carrying-m

 

How to Improve the Sound Quality of Your Voice Memos on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/408335/how-to-improve-the-sound-quality-of-your-voice-memos-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

14 Great New Features in iOS 11

Well, your device is awesome now but how about MORE awesome?

https://www.lifewire.com/ios-11-features-4142255

 

How to choose a wireless charger for your iPhone

Make sure you've got what you need to keep your iPhone powered up.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-choose-a-wireless-charger-for-your-iphone/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

1Clipboard Review: A universal clipboard for Windows which syncs across multiple devices

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/1clipboard-review-a-universal-clipboard-for-windows-which-syncs-across-multiple-devices

 

My Name is VPN & I am The Unsung Hero of Your Online Privacy

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/guides/my-name-is-vpn-i-am-the-unsung-hero-of-your-online-privacy/

 

Motorola Moto G7 and One lines are getting Google’s call screening feature

It’s finally expanding beyond the Pixel line

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18294510/google-call-screen-feature-pixel-android-transcription

 

How to Set Up a VPN Anywhere: 8 Solutions

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-set-up-a-vpn/

 

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/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Microsoft adds 'Tamper Protection' to Windows Defender

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10529/microsoft-adds-tamper-protection-windows-defender

 

PDFC

Compare PDF files and identify differences in text, lines, boxes, margins or images with the help of this streamlined and useful application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/PDF/PDF-Content-Comparer.shtml

 

In its ransomware response, Norsk Hydro is an example for us all

THEY'RE NOT AFRAID TO BE OPEN ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/in-its-ransomware-response-norsk-hydro-is-an-example-for-us-all/

 

Latest Windows 10 Security Threats and Vulnerabilities (2019)

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

 

Best Photo Scanners in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-photo-scanners

 

4 signs your Android device has a virus -- and what to do about it

https://www.komando.com/tips/556675/how-to-know-if-your-android-device-has-a-virus

 

Facebook Asked New Users for Their Email Passwords

Users signing up with Yanex or GMX email addresses were asked to give Facebook their email passwords to verify identity. It also appears that the social network harvested contact information without user consent.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367573/facebook-asked-new-users-for-their-email-password

 

How to Show a Google Calendar in Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/408364/how-to-show-a-google-calendar-in-outlook/

 

How to Erase Your iPhone's Data

Before you sell your iPhone, follow these simple steps to clear its data

https://www.lifewire.com/erase-your-iphones-data-before-you-sell-it-2487320

 

What is Article 13 and how will it affect you?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/what-is-article-13-and-how-will-it-affect-you/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to configure and use Active Hours in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/configure-and-use-active-hours-in-windows-10

 

Steps to Fix Windows Modules Installer Worker: High CPU Usage in Windows 10

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/guides/windows-modules-installer-worker-high-cpu-usage-fix/

 

AI researchers tell Amazon to stop selling ‘flawed’ facial recognition to the police

Studies show that facial recognition technology frequently has higher error rates for minorities

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18291995/amazon-facial-recognition-technology-rekognition-police-ai-researchers-ban-flawed

 

What Is a VPN Kill Switch? Here’s Why You Need One

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-vpn-kill-switch/

 

90% of large tech companies vulnerable to email spoofing

Most companies have not implemented standards for authenticating emails and preventing hackers from successful phishing attacks, according to Valimail.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/90-of-large-tech-companies-vulnerable-to-email-spoofing/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Specify Deadlines for Automatic Updates and Restarts in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129351-specify-deadlines-automatic-updates-restarts-windows-10-a.html

 

Alva

Sketch your webpage or document design or create your personalized styleguide by easily editing the content of each page and carefully arranging all the elements

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Authoring-tools/Authoring-Related/Alva.shtml

 

540 million Facebook records left exposed due to sloppy third-party developer security

DATA WAS ACCESSIBLE ON AMAZON CLOUD SERVERS, WITH NO PASSWORD PROTECTION.

https://www.grahamcluley.com/540-million-facebook-records-left-exposed-due-to-sloppy-third-party-developer-security/

 

The Best Antivirus Programs for Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ubuntu-antivirus-programs/

 

Best and Most Reliable Hard Drives for Synology NAS

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-and-most-reliable-hard-drives-synology-nas

 

How to customize your web browser

https://www.komando.com/tips/557595/how-to-customize-your-web-browser

 

Stalkerware on Your Phone? Kaspersky Lab Will Warn You

Kaspersky Lab's Android antivirus product will now flag suspected stalkerware with a privacy alert about the program's ability to eavesdrop on your phone calls and collect your chat messages. Users can then choose to delete or quarantine the program.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367590/stalkerware-on-your-phone-kaspersky-lab-will-warn-you

 

How to Enable Dark Mode in macOS Mojave

https://www.howtogeek.com/408436/how-to-enable-dark-mode-in-macos-mojave/

 

Do These 12 Things First When You Get a New iPhone

https://www.lifewire.com/12-things-to-do-new-iphone-1999764

 

How to watch TV online for free

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/how-to-watch-tv-online-for-free/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to create a fillable PDF form in LibreOffice

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-create-a-fillable-pdf-form-in-libreoffice

 

Top 12 Secure Online Shopping Tips You Need to Know in 2019

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/guides/secure-online-shopping-tips/

 

How to Set Up a VPN on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-set-up-a-vpn-on-android/

 

Huawei patches laptop software that acted like NSA-style malware

The bug was patched back in January

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/3/18293706/huawei-matebook-pcmanager-bug-nsa-microsoft-defender-vulnerability-malware

 

10 technologies that will impact higher education the most this year

Technology is now integral to the learning process for students and professionals. Here are the 10 technologies predicted have the biggest impact on higher ed in 2019.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-technologies-that-will-impact-higher-education-the-most-this-year/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Keep Start Menu Open when Opening Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129328-keep-start-menu-open-when-opening-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft Safety Scanner

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

 

Huawei laptop 'backdoor' flaw raises concerns

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47800000

 

How to Find and Remove Viruses on Your iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/find-remove-viruses-iphone/

 

Windows 10 October 2018 Update gets fixes for Game Mode with streaming software, more

Game Mode will "no longer impact experiences" when using streaming software.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-october-2018-update-gets-fixes-game-mode-streaming-software-more

 

This cool tool lets you compare software, apps side by side for your business

https://www.komando.com/small-business/546934/how-to-properly-invest-in-your-small-business

 

Cybercriminals (Still) Using Facebook as a Black Market

Keyword searches for 'spam,' 'carding,' or 'CVV' revealed a host of groups that claimed to offer email spamming tools, stolen payment card details, and other hacking services, according to Cisco Talos security researchers.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367647/cybercriminals-still-using-facebook-as-a-black-market

 

HACKER EVA GALPERIN HAS A PLAN TO ERADICATE STALKERWARE

https://www.wired.com/story/eva-galperin-stalkerware-kaspersky-antivirus/

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Are You Being Monitored? How to Detect If Your Cellphone is Being Tapped

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/security/how-to-detect-if-your-cellphone-is-being-tapped/

 

Finnish authorities to investigate Nokia-branded phones sending data to China

Data was sent to a domain linked to a Chinese-owned telco

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18277015/finland-nokia-investigation-data-sharing-china-7-plus

 

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

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

 

Forget AT&T's fake '5G E': Here are the real 5G phones that are coming

The 5G revolution is nearly upon us. Here's when to expect super fast 5G devices from top phone-makers.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/forget-att-fake-5ge-here-are-the-real-5g-phones-that-are-coming-galaxy-s10-5g-verizon-deployment-chicago/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Turn Off Driving Mode On iPhone

Although Do Not Disturb while driving is safer, it's sometimes annoying

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-off-driving-mode-on-iphone-4580273

 

Living on the (New) Edge: Getting Started

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/microsoft-edge/204577/living-on-the-new-edge-getting-started?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--oHWucUkRt2ViI3Y63JwJ9rvkNn-ZKZ35qfdMymIkSj-OjSEUEaq4Z1MYeLVMUmlf6wEmw6Pybh6S5SV-QzFqtjeSgmw&_hsmi=71582535

 

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

 

Suggested replies, Meeting Insights and other intelligent features in Outlook on the Web

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/intelligent-technology-outlook-on-the-web

 

How to use a keyboard and mouse on Xbox One with ANY game

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-mouse-and-keyboard-xbox-one

 

Dealing with Fake “Ask Leo”

Someone's sending spam that looks like an Ask Leo! recommendation. It's not, and it gives us clues to keep in mind when evaluating any email message.

https://askleo.com/dealing-with-fake-ask-leo/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Im8laz2g8pdfbL

 

Google's New Amp Email: Good or Bad?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10526/googles-new-amp-email-good-or-bad

 

4 Anonymous Web Browsers That Are Completely Private

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/2-anonymous-web-browsers-completely-private-secure/

 

Microsoft Ready to Accelerate Windows 10 April 2020 Update Development

Microsoft will roll out a new feature update, called Windows 10 May 2019 Update, next month, so the company is getting ready to adjust its Windows Insider rings to align with development plans.

https://www.howtogeek.com/409324/update-winrar-now-to-protect-your-pc-from-attacks/

 

Hacker Rigs New Zealand Shooter's Manifesto With Malware

The shooter's manifesto has been circulating on the web, even as authorities try to take it down. However, at least one copy of the document has been secretly rigged to reconfigure Windows PCs with a message.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367504/hacker-rigs-new-zealand-shooters-manifesto-with-malware

 

Facebook still a popular place for cybercriminal groups to plot attacks

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/559655/facebook-still-a-popular-place-for-cybercriminal-groups-to-plot-attacks

 

Walmart is reportedly looking into launching its own cloud gaming service

First gaming laptops, next a cloud gaming service

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/21/18276235/walmart-cloud-gaming-service-google-stadia-competitor

 

How You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free

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

 

Google Duplex arriving on iPhones, more Android devices

The Google Assistant tech is no longer exclusive to Pixel phones.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/google-duplex-appears-to-be-arriving-on-phones-other-than-the-pixel/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Find Your iPhone Serial Number

A few ways to find the number quickly

https://www.lifewire.com/find-iphone-serial-number-4580221

 

These are the Features Microsoft Turned Off or Replaced in Chromium-Based Edge

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/microsoft-edge/204585/these-are-the-features-microsoft-turned-off-or-replaced-in-chromium-based-edge?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--oHWucUkRt2ViI3Y63JwJ9rvkNn-ZKZ35qfdMymIkSj-OjSEUEaq4Z1MYeLVMUmlf6wEmw6Pybh6S5SV-QzFqtjeSgmw&_hsmi=71582535

 

How to disable lazy loading in Firefox

If you're looking to make Firefox as efficient as possible, consider disabling lazy loading.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-disable-lazy-loading-in-firefox/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to save files from LibreOffice directly to Google Drive

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/save-files-from-libreoffice-directly-to-google-drive

 

Should you buy AirPods 2 to use with a Windows PC?

https://www.windowscentral.com/should-you-buy-airpods-2-use-windows-pc

 

Can Everything I Do Online Be Monitored at My Router?

While it's not typically easy, your internet traffic can be monitored at or near your router. I'll look at how this might be done.

https://askleo.com/can_everything_i_do_online_be_monitored_at_my_router/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Im8laz2g8pdfbL

 

Scammed by Right PC Experts? Here's What to Do

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10527/scammed-right-pc-experts-heres-what-do

 

5 Quick Sites That Let You Check if Links Are Safe

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-quick-sites-that-let-you-check-if-links-are-safe/

 

ImDisk Toolkit

Mount various image files of hard drive, CD-rom or floppy, and also create one or several RamDisks with numerous parameters at hand

https://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/CD-DVD-Images-Utils/ImDisk-Toolkit.shtml

 

How to Schedule An Email in Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/408827/how-to-schedule-an-email-in-outlook/

 

Pirating 'Game of Thrones'? That File Is Probably Malware

Kaspersky Lab ranks the top 15 pirated TV shows that likely contain malware, and Game of Thrones is No. 1, even though it hasn't released a new episode in more than a year.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367529/pirating-game-of-thrones-that-file-is-probably-malware

 

How to tell if someone is snooping on your PC or Mac

https://www.komando.com/tips/557075/how-to-tell-if-someone-is-snooping-on-your-pc-or-mac

 

Comcast announces $5-per-month Flex streaming platform for cord cutters

You’re basically paying to rent a streaming box with Comcast’s guide

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/21/18276040/comcast-flex-streaming-announced-features-pricing

 

How Secure Is Your Stolen Encrypted Data?

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

 

Privacy experts: Focus on controlling damage caused by data collection

You can't keep your data to yourself anymore.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/privacy-experts-focus-on-controlling-damage-caused-by-data-collection/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Find a Wi-Fi Password On Your iPhone

Sharing a Wi-Fi password is easy when you know how to see it

https://www.lifewire.com/find-wi-fi-password-on-iphone-4177061

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Heads to the Release Preview Ring

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/204593/windows-10-may-2019-update-heads-to-the-release-preview-ring?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--oHWucUkRt2ViI3Y63JwJ9rvkNn-ZKZ35qfdMymIkSj-OjSEUEaq4Z1MYeLVMUmlf6wEmw6Pybh6S5SV-QzFqtjeSgmw&_hsmi=71582535

 

Windows 10 logo key shortcuts to speed your work (free PDF)

https://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/windows-10-logo-key-shortcuts-to-speed-your-work-free-pdf/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to convert Microsoft Office files to Google Docs

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-convert-microsoft-office-files-to-google-docs

 

The difference between Windows 10 'feature updates' and 'quality updates'

Microsoft provides two types of updates for Windows 10: "feature updates" and "quality updates." In this guide, we explain the differences between the two.

https://www.windowscentral.com/whats-difference-between-quality-updates-and-feature-updates-windows-10

 

How Do I Contact Outlook.com Customer Service?

People ask every day how they can reach someone at Microsoft to help with Hotmail and Outlook.com problems. There is help.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-contact-outlookcom-customer-service/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Im8laz2g8pdfbL

 

Hyper-V - Native Boot VHD

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/53256-hyper-v-native-boot-vhd.html

 

5 Mobile Security Risks That Could Spoil Your Fun in 2019

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mobile-security-risks/

 

OSFMount

A simple-to-use software program that allows you to mount as many virtual disks as you want: image files, image files in RAM, or empty RAM drives

https://www.softpedia.com/get/CD-DVD-Tools/Virtual-CD-DVD-Rom/OSFMount.shtml

 

How to Import Photos From a Camera or Phone Using Photos on Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/408053/how-to-import-photos-from-a-camera-or-phone-using-photos-on-mac/

 

TorGuard VPN

https://www.pcmag.com/review/333314/torguard-vpn

 

'Hidden' cameras everywhere - what you need to know

https://www.komando.com/tips/557599/cameras-are-everywhere-what-you-need-to-know

 

HOW APPLE MAKES BILLIONS OF DOLLARS SELLING SERVICES

Breaking down Apple’s new focus — from Apple Music to accounting tricks

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/20/18273179/apple-icloud-itunes-app-store-music-services-businesses

 

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

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

 

Kaspersky Lab will warn you if your phone is infected with stalkerware

The antivirus company looks to stop technology frequently used by stalkers and abusers.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/kaspersky-lab-will-warn-you-if-your-phone-is-infected-with-stalkerware/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Access AirDrop in the iOS 11 Control Center

https://www.lifewire.com/access-airdrop-ios-4158980

 

Apple’s Rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro Gets Delayed to 2021

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/204635/apples-rumored-16-inch-macbook-pro-gets-delayed-to-2021?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--oHWucUkRt2ViI3Y63JwJ9rvkNn-ZKZ35qfdMymIkSj-OjSEUEaq4Z1MYeLVMUmlf6wEmw6Pybh6S5SV-QzFqtjeSgmw&_hsmi=71582535

 

This Raspberry Pi rival is on sale now: $63 Odroid-N2 promises more speed, USB 3.0, Android 9, 4K video

Revealed earlier this year, the $63 board is marked out by its high-end CPU, capable GPU, and fast DDR4 memory.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/this-raspberry-pi-rival-is-on-sale-now-odroid-n2-promises-more-speed-usb-3-0-android-9-pie-4k-video/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

OPSWAT File Security for Chrome scans downloaded files with 30 anti-malware engines

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/opswat-file-security-for-chrome

 

Best PC Monitors Under $200 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-pc-monitors-under-200

 

Facebook's black markets just keystrokes away, researchers say

The social media platform is connecting criminals to credit card information and identity-theft tools.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/facebook-s-black-markets-just-keystrokes-away-researchers-say-n991121

 

How to Reset Windows 10 

Resetting lets you choose whether to keep your files or remove them, and then reinstalls Windows. 

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4130-reset-windows-10-a.html

 

What Are Passwordless Logins? Are They Actually Secure?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-are-passwordless-logins/

 

Camlytics

An intuitive and reliable application that helps you keep an eye on multiple surveillance cameras and register any movement detected

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Camlytics.shtml

 

How to Update Your AirPods’ Firmware

https://www.howtogeek.com/409105/how-to-update-your-airpods-firmware/

 

HUD Charges Facebook With Enabling Housing Discrimination

Facebook let advertisers exclude groups of people, such as parents, foreigners, and non-Christians, from viewing their housing-related ads, the housing agency says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367475/hud-charges-facebook-with-enabling-housing-discrimination

 

Seen any solar power tax break ads on Facebook? They're scams

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/559135/seen-any-solar-power-tax-break-ads-on-facebook-theyre-scams

 

Google Stadia uses a custom AMD chip to offer 10.7 teraflops of cloud gaming power

More powerful than PS4 Pro and Xbox One X, but that’s to be expected

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/19/18272809/google-stadia-specs-amd-teraflops-cloud-gaming

 

How to Recover an unsaved Word Document in Windows 10

https://www.onlineprivacytips.co/tech/recover-unsaved-word-document-windows-10/

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Top 10 Free (and LEGAL) Movie Streaming Sites Online

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6DK36Yu7gQ&t=4s

 

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

 

How the Internet Killed April Fools’ Day (and Why It Needs to Stop)

https://www.howtogeek.com/409517/how-the-internet-killed-april-fools-day-and-why-it-needs-to-stop/

 

Text Boxes in Microsoft Word

A beginner's guide to text boxes

https://www.lifewire.com/text-boxes-in-microsoft-word-3539988

 

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

Google may be launching a cheaper Pixel 3 and 3 XL. 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-coming-in-august/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal: 6 Methods

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

 

AirPower Was Likely Doomed by Electromagnetic Interference

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/204008/airpower-was-likely-doomed-by-interference?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8IJfQBJit-ztbAe1X44QKyrtSCJpdav2k3fP7y0bJnEcXzUrPrT61MPyCxNCVeTpbJSAX2Zw6f6jGbreTlsP6SILKwNA&_hsmi=71322981

 

Hulu is the cure for your Netflix nostalgia

Tired of Netflix losing your favorite shows? They probably wound up at Hulu.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3386402/hulu-is-the-cure-for-your-netflix-nostalgia.html?utm_date=20190409002430

 

FTC announces inquiry into the privacy practices of broadband providers

The commission wants to know what data your ISP is collecting about you

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/26/18282520/ftc-ajit-pai-tom-wheeler-fcc-att-verizon-tmobile

 

The First Smartwatch to Read Your Blood Pressure Is an Ugly Marvel

The First Smartwatch to Read Your Blood Pressure Is an Ugly Marvel

 

Intel Adds Optane Support to Pentium, Celeron Processors

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/288671-intel-adds-optane-support-to-pentium-celeron-processors

 

How to Use Apple Diagnostics to Troubleshoot Your Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-apple-diagnostics-troubleshoot-mac/

 

FTC Wants More Info on How ISPs Handle Your Data

In 2017, the US repealed privacy rules that barred ISPs from selling their customers' internet browsing histories unless they had obtained permission. The FTC now wants to take a closer look at how broadband providers have been handling that data.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367429/ftc-wants-more-info-on-how-isps-handle-your-data

 

5G is finally becoming a reality, but it's still got a long way to go

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/559621/5g-rollout-begins

 

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

 

Improve Your Mornings With Alexa Routines

https://www.howtogeek.com/408438/improve-your-mornings-with-alexa-routines/

 

How to Set An Alarm On Android Devices

From your watch to your phone or tablet, here's what to do

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-alarm-android-4173894

 

See how AI is changing the world around us

Artificial intelligence is already helping to solve problems in industries like transportation, health care, agriculture and retail.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/see-how-ai-is-changing-the-world-around-us/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

5 Easy Ways to Find Out Who’s Looking for You Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/x-easy-ways-find-looking-online/

 

Microsoft Pushes Windows Insiders Forward … to 20H1?

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/204463/microsoft-pushes-windows-insiders-forward-to-20h1?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9TEWDoFn9Jofxboa9jOqNilLk45cQ-w9yhPD1vB0g89NxLgeOutQ5a1i_cX8ujgMI7ILkD-qsbMiT5V6d9NOT5dHC_pA&_hsmi=71537866

 

Best TVs: Our top picks, plus plain-language explanations of the most important specs and features

Prices are down and quality is up. Here's what's out there and how to shop for a new TV.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3316544/best-tvs.html?utm_date=20190409002547

 

EU Parliament votes to end daylight saving time

Countries must decide to be on summer or winter time permanently beginning in 2021

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/26/18282170/european-parliament-end-daylight-saving-time-end-2021

 

Google Made Chromecast Cool Again

https://gizmodo.com/google-made-chromecast-cool-again-1833415006

 

EU Wants Speed Governors, Data Recorders in Cars for 2022

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/288592-eu-wants-speed-governors-data-recorders-in-cars-for-2022

 

Download and Activate Windows Media Player 12

https://www.maketecheasier.com/download-activate-windows-media-player/

 

How to Check if Your Asus PC Was Hit by a Malicious Update

Asus says only a small number of devices were actually targeted by the hackers behind the malicious update. Here's how to see if your device was one of them.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367418/how-to-check-if-your-asus-pc-was-hit-by-a-malicious-update

 

Break through the noise and market your business on social media

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/558105/break-through-the-noise-and-market-your-business-on-social-media

 

The Blue Yeti USB-powered desk mic is available for $70 in three colors

Start that podcast you've always wanted to record.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-blue-yeti-usb-powered-microphone-steel-red-buydig

 

How to Resize PowerPoint Templates

https://www.howtogeek.com/408960/how-to-resize-powerpoint-templates/

 

How to Take a Video on a Chromebook

Capture the action in a few simple steps

https://www.lifewire.com/take-a-video-on-a-chromebook-4173352

 

The promise of AI

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/the-promise-of-ai/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

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

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

 

Skype Now Allows Group Video Calls With 50 People at Once

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/microsoft-consumer-services/skype/204473/skype-now-allows-group-video-calls-with-50-people-at-once?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9TEWDoFn9Jofxboa9jOqNilLk45cQ-w9yhPD1vB0g89NxLgeOutQ5a1i_cX8ujgMI7ILkD-qsbMiT5V6d9NOT5dHC_pA&_hsmi=71537866

 

Sinemia faces consumer pushback and a class action suit over a battery of complaints

https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/07/sinemia-faces-consumer-pushback-and-a-class-action-suit-over-a-battery-of-complaints/?yptr=yahoo

 

Samsung’s quantum dot 4K TV is cheaper than ever, and Sekiro is free with Xbox One consoles at Newegg

Friday brought along some sweet deals

https://www.theverge.com/good-deals/2019/3/22/18277199/samsungs-quantum-dot-4k-tv-ixbox-one-sekiro-free-newegg-massdrop

 

Why Spotify Is Suing Apple

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-spotify-suing-apple-180900988.html

 

How to Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14312-restore-windows-photo-viewer-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Capture a Scrolling Screenshot in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/capture-scrolling-screenshot-windows/

 

Verizon Rolls Out Free Call Filter Service to Fight Robocalls

The carrier this week started rolling out a free version of its Call Filter spam detection and blocking service and deploying STIR/SHAKEN caller ID technology.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367495/verizon-rolls-out-free-call-filter-service-to-fight-robocall

 

We tried Robokiller. Here's what we liked and didn't like

https://www.komando.com/apps/545200/robokiller-heres-what-we-liked-and-didnt-like

 

Should you buy a flat or curved computer monitor?

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-decide-between-buying-flat-or-curved-pc-monitor

 

What’s the Difference Between My Photo Stream and iCloud Photos?

https://www.howtogeek.com/408385/what%E2%80%99s-the-difference-between-my-photo-stream-and-icloud-photos/

 

How to Remove the SIM Card From Your iPhone

Get that SIM card out of an iPhone

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-remove-sim-card-iphone-4580419

 

Credit card thieves are getting smarter. You can, too

Here's how to spot credit card skimmers and protect yourself from hacks.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/credit-card-skimmers-thieves-are-getting-smarter-you-can-too-hacker/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

7 Lesser-Known Adobe Apps Worth Downloading

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lesser-known-adobe-apps/

 

How to save space on your iPhone by getting rid of all the clutter

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/05/how-to-save-space-on-my-cluttered-iphone.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft may combine Xbox Live and Game Pass into single subscription

The rumored plan will cost $14.99 per month.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/05/microsoft-xbox-game-pass-ultimate-rumor/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to enable dark mode on your phone, laptop, and more

Make your devices a little easier on the eyes

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/22/18270975/how-to-dark-mode-iphone-android-mac-windows-xbox-ps4-nintendo-switch

 

Apple cuts HomePod price by $50 as smart speaker battle intensifies

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-cuts-homepod-price-50-154646841.html

 

How to Boot from a USB Flash Drive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/21756-boot-usb-drive-windows-10-pc.html

 

How to Add and Remove Printers on Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-remove-printers-mac/

 

Cloudflare Teases Mobile VPN App That Doesn't Suck

'While there are mobile VPNs that can ensure traffic sent from your phone through the internet is encrypted, let's be frank — VPNs suck, especially on mobile,' said Cloudflare's CEO about Warp, which will be added to its existing 1.1.1.1 app.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367533/cloudflare-teases-mobile-vpn-app-that-doesnt-suck

 

5 essential email hacks you’ll wish you knew sooner

https://www.komando.com/tips/557067/5-essential-email-hacks-youll-wish-you-knew-sooner

 

Keep tabs on your health with this discounted Hylogy Bluetooth Smart Scale

Step right up.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-hylogy-bluetooth-smart-scale

 

The frightening future of robocalls: Numbers and voices you know

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/06/tech/robocalls-scam-voice/index.html

 

How to Reformat an External Hard Drive Without Losing Everything on It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-reformat-external-hard-drive-without-losing-data/

 

Social media tracks your every online move

https://www.podnet.com/listen/komando-on-demand/8474/social-media-tracks-your-every-online-move/

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The best mini desktop PCs

From Intel's NUC to the latest Mac Mini.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/07/the-best-mini-desktop-pcs/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Make Internet Searches Easier for Older Relatives

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-make-internet-searches-easier-for-older-relative-1833467590

 

How to Clear the Cache on Your iPhone and iPad

https://www.maketecheasier.com/clear-iphone-ipad-cache/

 

Best wireless charging mats to buy now that the AirPower is dead

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-wireless-charging-mats-buy-090000500.html

 

Help! My Computer's Screen Has Been Locked by Ransomware!

What to do when you're asked to pay up to get your computer back

https://www.lifewire.com/my-computers-screen-has-been-locked-by-ransomware-2487188

 

10 of the Best Plex Web Shows to Watch Right Now

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-plex-web-shows/

 

This tiny SanDisk USB flash drive can store all your files for just $10

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-sandisk-ultra-fit-usb-flash-drive-64gb

 

Google Stops Selling the Pixel 2 and 2 XL

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/288722-google-stops-selling-the-pixel-2-and-2-xl

 

A look at Windows Defender Application Guard extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/17/a-look-at-windows-defender-application-guard-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

 

New AirPods are on sale for less than refurbs right now

https://bgr.com/2019/04/05/apple-airpods-price-discount-on-amazon-now/

 

Huawei sets new goals to overtake Samsung and Apple

The Chinese phone maker wants to become the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/huawei-sets-new-goals-to-overtake-samsung-and-apple/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Extensions switcher

A Google Chrome extension that allows you to easily manage other extensions that you have installed in your browser, and also several other related applications

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

 

Chrome OS is Getting Fragmented (and This Time It’s Google’s Fault)

https://www.howtogeek.com/409148/chrome-os-is-getting-fragmented-and-this-time-it%E2%80%99s-google%E2%80%99s-fault/

 

Europe is splitting the internet into three

How the Copyright Directive reshapes the open web

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18283541/european-union-copyright-directive-internet-article-13

 

5 mistakes people make and fall for ransomware

https://www.komando.com/tips/557591/protect-yourself-from-ransomware

 

How to Block Autoplay Videos Using Firefox

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-block-auto-play-videos-using-firefox-1833493848

 

What Is Bluetooth 5.1 and How Is It Different?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-bluetooth-51/

 

Palm now offers credit card-sized phone as standalone device

https://news.yahoo.com/palm-now-offers-credit-card-sized-phone-standalone-141035384.html

 

How to Deal With Boot Sector Viruses

https://www.lifewire.com/boot-sector-virus-repair-153282

 

The Steam Account Security Guide for Newbies

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/steam-account-security-guide/

 

Store your data on this discounted Toshiba Canvio 2TB portable hard drive

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-toshiba-canvio-advance-2tb-portable-external-hard-drive

 

Swatter Sentenced to 20 Years For Hoax That Caused Fatal Shooting

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/288696-swatter-sentenced-to-20-years-for-hoax-that-caused-fatal-shooting

 

CCleaner Free update introduces Tools menu Popup annoyance

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/15/ccleaner-free-update-introduces-tools-menu-popup-annoyance/

 

Intel scoffs at report that its 5G modems won’t be ready for Apple’s 2020 iPhone lineup

https://bgr.com/2019/04/06/5g-iphone-intel-production-release-2020-on-schedule/

 

Google's spam-call killer is coming to Motorola phones

Previously a Pixel exclusive, the Call Screen feature is rolling out to more Android phones.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/googles-spam-call-killer-coming-to-motorola-phones/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Malwarebytes

Anti-malware application with basic protection against viruses, spyware, adware and other web threats, wrapped up in a highly intuitive interface

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware.shtml

 

How to Highlight Text in Your PowerPoint Presentation

https://www.howtogeek.com/408879/how-to-highlight-text-in-your-powerpoint-presentation/

 

Grindr’s Chinese owner forced to sell service over US security concerns, says report

A rare intervention

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/27/18283666/grindr-chinese-owner-beijing-kunlun-tech-cfius-divest-national-security-concerns

 

Say no to technology in the bedroom and get a better night's sleep

https://www.komando.com/tips/558037/say-no-to-technology-in-the-bedroom-and-get-a-better-nights-sleep

 

How Do I Block My Neighbor's Wifi?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-block-my-neighbors-wifi-1833464189

 

Do You Think Cybersecurity Has Become Obsolete?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/cybersecurity-become-obsolete/

 

Fake iPhone scam cost Apple $895K

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fake-iphone-scam-cost-apple-150230609.html

 

9 Basic Tips and Tricks for Microsoft OneNote Beginners

Start capturing text, images, and files quickly at home, work, or on the go

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-tricks-for-microsoft-onenote-beginners-2511970

 

The Best Graphics Cards for Any Budget

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-graphics-cards/

 

Logitech's popular mice, keyboards, webcams and more are up to 45% off today

This one-day sale is a great way to grab all the PC accessories you need from Logitech.

https://www.windowscentral.com/logitech-pc-accesory-sale-march

 

How to Change Text Size for Icons in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/19768-change-icons-text-size-windows-10-a.html

 

Waterfox 56.2.8: improved web compatibility, security patches, new logo

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/15/waterfox-56-2-8-improved-web-compatibility-security-patches-new-logo/

 

The biggest thing Apple needs to improve for the iPhone 11 to keep pace with Android

https://bgr.com/2019/04/06/iphone-11-specs-low-light-photos-vs-android/

 

Xiaomi phones came with security flaw preinstalled

Researchers found a security vulnerability on Xiaomi's security app.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/xiaomis-phones-had-a-security-flaw-preinstalled-on-millions-of-devices/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

ChrisPC Free VideoTube Downloader

A lightweight and reliable application that helps users easily download videos from various video hosting websites, such as YouTube or Vimeo

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Download-Managers/ChrisPC-Free-YouTube-Downloader-Converter.shtml

 

Daily News Roundup: Another Day, Another Data Breach (And More from the Weekend)

https://www.howtogeek.com/409685/daily-news-roundup-another-day-another-data-breach-and-more-from-the-weekend/

 

The Apple Card is a perfect example of Apple’s post-iPhone strategy

Apple is building its ecosystem not by reinventing the wheel, but by sprucing up traditional, boring products

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/26/18282946/apple-card-credit-post-iphone-strategy-services-business-digital-wallet-payments

 

Walmart to offer voice-assisted grocery shopping with Google's help

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/558915/walmart-to-offer-voice-assisted-grocery-shopping-with-googles-help

 

Android Smartphone Running Slow? Try Deleting the App Cache

https://lifehacker.com/android-smartphone-running-slow-try-deleting-the-app-c-1833469532

 

How to Change Your LUKS Encryption Passphrase

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-luks-encryption-passphrase/

 

Walgreens admits it sold expired EpiPens

https://news.yahoo.com/walgreens-admits-sold-expired-epipens-212105622.html

 

16 Tips and Tricks to Customize the OneNote 2016 User Interface

Make OneNote reflect your style and workflow preferences

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-and-tricks-to-customize-onenote-2512135

 

What Is Kodi and How Does It Work?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-kodi/

 

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 to Create and Restore a System Image Backup with Macrium Reflect

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61026-backup-restore-macrium-reflect.html

 

How good is CCleaner Professional's new Software Updater?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/14/how-good-is-ccleaner-professionals-new-software-updater/

 

This $65 case adds a backlit keyboard to your iPad

https://bgr.com/2019/04/07/ipad-keyboard-case-on-amazon-with-backlight/

 

Arlo Audio Doorbell review: 

Smart doorbell doesn't have everything I want

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/arlo-audio-doorbell-review/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Grammarly for Chrome

Check for spelling errors in your text as you type it in the web browser's window by turning to this lightweight, reliable extension for Google Chrome

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

 

How To Use YouTube’s New Creator Studio

https://www.howtogeek.com/409227/how-to-use-youtube%E2%80%99s-new-creator-studio/

 

Judge recommends import ban on iPhones after latest Apple vs. Qualcomm verdict

The latest turn of the screw in Apple and Qualcomm’s legal battle

https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/26/18282700/apple-vs-qualcomm-patent-infringement-iphone-import-ban

 

New cellphone scam to watch out for can cost you thousands

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/558825/new-cellphone-scam-to-watch-out-for-can-cost-you-thousands

 

Double-Check That Your Android Antivirus App Actually Works

https://lifehacker.com/double-check-that-your-android-antivirus-app-actually-w-1833414047

 

Netflix abruptly loses support for Apple AirPlay (updated)

After six years the feature is gone due to 'technical limitations.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/06/netflix-abruptly-loses-support-for-apple-airplay/?yptr=yahoo

 

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