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Sat 04/20/2019 1603
Fri 04/19/2019 1602
Thur 04/18/2019 1601
Wed 04/17/2019 1600
Tue 04/16/2019 1599
Mon 04/15/2019 1598
Sun 04/14/2019 1597

Sat 1603 04/20/2019

Why are we so hooked on social media?

https://www.nbcnews.com/video/why-are-we-so-hooked-on-social-media-1496846915625

 

New Wi-Fi attack can crack your passwords

https://blog.avast.com/new-wi-fi-attack-can-crack-your-passwords

 

Save $99 On a Refurbished Apple Watch Series 4

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/refurbs-of-the-apple-watch-series-4-are-finally-availab-1833665256?ks=streamshare

 

Under Attack: How Election Hacking Threatens the Midterms

The United States is grappling with fundamental cybersecurity threats at every level of voting infrastructure, from malware-based campaign hacks to weaponized social media posts. But there are plenty of people trying to do something about it.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/364358/under-attack-how-election-hacking-threatens-the-midterms

 

How to See All of the Data Instagram Has on You

https://www.howtogeek.com/410330/how-to-see-all-of-the-data-instagram-has-on-you/

 

How to Delete Songs From iTunes

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-delete-song-itunes-1999229

 

QuickBooks Online for Windows

Desktop client for QuickBooks, the online service that lets you easily manage your company's budget and transactions on a centralized platform

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Finances-Business/QuickBooks-Online-for-Windows.shtml

 

Fix "Optimization Not Available" in Optimize Drives in Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/01/fix-optimization-not-available-in-optimize-drives-in-windows/

 

Which VPN is the best to buy? VPN Comparison Chart

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

 

ODrive is a No-Frills Google Drive Client for Linux

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/02/odrive-google-drive-linux-client

 

How to add your full name to a local account on Windows 10

Do you want to display your full name on your local account? Here are three ways to do it on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-add-your-full-name-local-account-windows-10

 

5 Reasons Why Android Is So Much More Popular Than iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-more-popular-iphone/

 

Michigan medical practice folds after ransomware attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/michigan-medical-practice-folds-after-ransomware-attack/

 

4 Facebook Scams You Should Look Out For

https://www.maketecheasier.com/facebook-scams-look-out-for/

 

How to Beta Test Microsoft’s New Chromium-Based Edge Browser

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-beta-test-microsoft-s-new-chromium-based-edge-br-1833889177

 

iPhone enters the 5G race

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/562760/iphone-enters-the-5g-race

 

How to Do a Reverse Image Search From Your Phone

Google's reverse image search is a breeze on a desktop, but what about when you're on a mobile device? Google, Bing, and others have options.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/338339/how-to-do-a-reverse-image-search-from-your-phone

 

How Much Internet Speed Do You Really Need?

https://www.howtogeek.com/409084/how-much-internet-speed-do-you-really-need/

 

How to Use Google Pixel Night Sight

Get the best low-light shots on your Pixel 3 and 3XL camera

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-google-pixel-night-sight-4584906

 

SichboPVR

View live television, record your favorite content and watch it later by relying on this application that features a wide variety of functions

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Radio-TV-Player/SichboPVR.shtml

 

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/

 

The default gateway is not available on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/the-default-gateway-is-not-available-on-windows-10

 

WSL Update Lets You Access Linux Files in Windows Explorer

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/02/access-linux-files-from-windows-explorer-wsl

 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 may debut next week for just $149

GeForce GTX 1650 will have 896 CUDA cores and 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

https://www.windowscentral.com/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1650-may-debut-next-week-just-149

 

How to Set Up a Safe and Free VPN on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/setup-safe-free-vpn-android/

 

The trickle-down effect of cyberwarfare: Protecting yourself when the bad gets worse

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/the-trickle-down-effect-of-cyberwarfare-protecting-yourself-when-the-bad-gets-worse/

 

How to Completely Uninstall an App on Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/completely-uninstall-apps-mac/

 

Here's Everything Worth Checking Out in Android Q Beta 2

https://lifehacker.com/heres-everything-worth-checking-out-in-android-q-beta-2-1833889538

 

Get radio broadcasts on Alexa, Siri and Google Home

https://www.komando.com/tips/560001/get-radio-broadcasts-on-alexa-siri-and-google-home

 

The Predictions Were Wrong: Self-Driving Cars Have a Long Way to Go

Removing humans from behind the steering wheel is a tough nut to crack. Before we reach the driverless, accident-free utopia we've been dreaming of for decades, we must overcome several hurdles, and they're not all technical.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/366394/the-predictions-were-wrong-self-driving-cars-have-a-long-wa

 

How to Play Wii U Games on Your PC With Cemu

https://www.howtogeek.com/408841/how-to-play-wii-u-games-on-your-pc-with-cemu/

 

How The Samsung One UI Can Help You Focus More Clearly

Get more done with Samsung's redesigned user interface

https://www.lifewire.com/samsung-one-ui-focus-goals-4584115

 

My Family Tree

Create your own family tree with ancestors and descendants, shape their lives by adding stories, photos, music and movies, and view different graphs

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Home-Education/My-Family-Tree.shtml

 

Hibernate tabs in Firefox with Sleep Mode

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

 

Best Free Secure Digital Notebook Software or Online Services

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/secure-digital-notebook-software-online-services

 

How to Add or Remove 'Link State Power Management' from Power Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100629-remove-link-state-power-management-power-options-windows-10-a.html

 

TP-Link announces trio of affordable USB WiFi adapters

TP-Link's latest USB adapters can add WiFi to your PC without breaking the bank.

https://www.windowscentral.com/tp-link-announces-trio-affordable-usb-wifi-adapters

 

What’s the Fastest Android Browser? 7 Top Apps Ranked

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fastest-android-browser/

 

April Fools study finds cybersecurity pros trust fictitious stats as much as or more than experts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/authentic8-researchers-found-that-88-percent-of-cybersecurity-professionals-trust-fictitious-figures-as-much-if-not-more-than-other-industry-experts/

 

How to Watch Your Favorite Streaming Services on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/watch-netflix-hulu-amazon-prime-ubuntu/

 

How to Force 'Better Performance' Mode for USB Drives in Windows 10

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-force-better-performance-mode-for-usb-drives-in-1833884676

 

Troubleshoot these 6 PC problems yourself

https://www.komando.com/tips/560321/pc-problems-you-can-fix-yourself

 

How to Clean a Computer Keyboard

From a simple chassis shakedown to removing all the keycaps and the outer shell and giving certain bits a bath, these tips will help you banish that keyboard grime.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362192/how-to-clean-a-computer-keyboard

 

How to Create and Print Labels in Word

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

 

How to Connect Your Android Phone to a Projector

Who needs a laptop when you've got a smartphone?

https://www.lifewire.com/connect-android-phone-to-projector-4571047

 

IsMyLcdOK

Lightweight and portable application that enables users to verify LCD monitors for dead or stuck pixels through a standard series of tests

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/IsMyLcdOK.shtml

 

StartPage beats Google Search in test. Reason? Privacy

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

 

How to enable Windows Sandbox in VirtualBox guest OS

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

 

How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/119645-link-android-phone-windows-10-pc.html

 

SanDisk's new High Endurance microSD cards are now available to pre-order, ship this month

Perfect for your dash cam or home security system.

https://www.windowscentral.com/sandisk-high-endurance-microsd-cards

 

The Best Budget Smartphones: 7 Cheap Phones for the US

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

 

Office Depot, Support.com to pay $35M in restitution over tech scam

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/legal-security-news/office-depot-support-com-to-pay-35m-in-restitution-over-tech-scam/

 

Google Announces Stadia Game-Streaming Service

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-stadia-game-streaming-service/

 

The Best Android and iOS Apps to Keep Your Data Private and Secure

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-android-and-ios-apps-to-keep-your-data-private-1833838923

 

Watch free movies, TV from site that gathers streaming shows

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/560539/watch-free-movies-tv-from-site-that-gathers-streaming-shows

 

How Google's Jigsaw Is Trying to Detoxify the Internet

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

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/365966/how-google-s-jigsaw-is-trying-to-detoxify-the-internet

 

Should You Run Linux Apps on Your Chromebook?

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Should-You-Run-Linux-Apps-on-Your-Chromebook-85799.html

 

Add Alexa to Your Car For Just $28 [Exclusive]

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/save-14-on-ankers-echo-dot-for-your-car-exclusive-1828217077?ks=streamshare

 

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Fri 1602 0419/2019

Skype Video Calls Can Now Handle 50 People

The doubling of the participant total to 50 is only available to Skype Insiders running the latest preview build, but should roll out to everyone eventually.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367205/skype-video-calls-can-now-handle-50-people

 

Qualcomm chips aim to improve cameras on cheaper phones

One of its new processors, the 730G, is designed specifically to supercharge mobile gaming.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/qualcomms-new-snapdragon-730-730g-655-chips-will-make-cameras-better-on-cheaper-phones/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

U.S. looking at ways to hold Zuckerberg accountable for Facebook's problems

Discussions at the Federal Trade Commission come more than a year into an investigation of Facebook's data-handling practices.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/u-s-looking-ways-hold-zuckerberg-accountable-facebook-s-problems-n996231

 

Prevent Amazon tracking with Amazon Container for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/03/prevent-amazon-tracking-with-amazon-container-for-firefox/

 

Freshmen hack high school WiFi to avoid a test

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/mobile-security/freshmen-hack-high-school-wifi-to-avoid-a-test/

 

Fopnu

Find and share audio, video, images, text and other types of files using this lightweight and straightforward file sharing application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/File-Sharing/Fopnu.shtml

 

What Is svchost.exe, and Should You Stop the Process?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-svchost-exe/

 

The growing influence of Stalkerware in the digital world

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/influence-of-stalkerware-in-the-digital-world

 

How to (Finally) Change Your Name on PlayStation 4

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-finally-change-your-name-on-playstation-4-1833940641

 

Speck GrabTab Review: It’s a Flat-Packing PopSocket Alternative

https://www.reviewgeek.com/15032/speck-grabtab-review-its-a-flat-packing-popsocket-alternative/

 

How to Screen Record on iPad

Use the Control Center to Record On-Screen Activity

https://www.lifewire.com/screen-record-on-ipad-4584762

 

8 New Android Oreo Features You Should Know About

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-oreo-features/

 

How to Change Your AirPod’s Ear Detection and Tap Controls

https://www.howtogeek.com/410317/how-to-change-your-airpod%E2%80%99s-ear-detection-and-tap-controls/

 

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 vs. AMD Radeon RX 590: Which Mainstream Graphics Card to Buy?

With the release of the GeForce GTX 1660, Nvidia is resetting its midrange GPU line and putting AMD's Radeon RX 590 square in the crosshairs. Let's throw these two popularly priced GPUs in the ring together!

https://www.pcmag.com/compare/367099/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1660-vs-amd-radeon-rx-590-which-mainstr

 

Facebook’s sloppy data protection now affecting Instagram users

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/562602/facebooks-sloppy-data-protection-now-affecting-instagram-users

 

Facebook still tracks you after you deactivate account

Deactivation does nothing for your privacy.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/facebook-is-still-tracking-you-after-you-deactivate-your-account/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

British cybersecurity researcher who helped to stop WannaCry attack pleads guilty in hacking case

Marcus Hutchins, who went by “MalwareTech” online, faces up to five years in prison for each of two counts.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/british-cybersecurity-researcher-who-helped-stop-wannacry-attack-pleads-guilty-n996561

 

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/

 

81 potentially dangerous apps from in the Microsoft Store

https://www.scmagazine.com/application-security/81-potentially-dangerous-apps-from-in-the-microsoft-store/

 

Nicepage

Create your own website with this fairly intuitive design tool that doesn't require any coding knowledge and allows you to create web pages from scratch or use one of its many templates

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WEB-Design/Nicepage.shtml

 

How to Measure the Distance Between Two Points in Google Maps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/measure-distance-between-two-points-google-maps/

 

How to fix Windows 10 Orange Screen of Death

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-orange-screen-of-death

 

Update Your Fios Gateway G1100 Router Right Now to Fix Serious Security Risks

https://lifehacker.com/update-your-fios-gateway-g1100-router-right-now-to-fix-1833940678

 

5 out of 6 routers at risk

https://blog.avast.com/wi-fi-routers-at-risk

 

How to Delete Movies from iPad

Free up space and organize your iPad by erasing movies

https://www.lifewire.com/delete-movies-ipad-4582412

 

The Best Volume and Sound Booster Apps for Your Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-volume-booster-android-phone/

 

How to Stop Google’s Sensorvault From Sharing Your Location With Law Enforcement

https://www.howtogeek.com/411387/how-to-stop-googles-sensorvault-from-sharing-your-location-with-law-enforcement/

 

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

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367218/germanys-anti-black-market-bill-may-threaten-tor-network

 

How technology saved Notre Dame and will help it rebuild

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/562386/how-technology-saved-notre-dame-and-will-help-it-rebuild

 

Blanket your house in Bluetooth for $30

Lower price! This long-range transmitter and receiver is portable, rechargeable and super versatile.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/blanket-your-house-in-bluetooth-for-30/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Are you ready for some football? Disney and Amazon might be.

As America's tech, media and telecom giants launch new streaming services, the rights for one of the league's most coveted packages may soon be on the auction block.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/are-you-ready-some-football-disney-amazon-might-be-n996381

 

Cloudflare announces Warp VPN service

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

 

Georgia Tech stung with 1.3 million-person data breach

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/georgia-tech-stung-with-1-3-million-person-data-breach/

 

FlashBoot

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

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

 

5 of the Best Free Movie Apps for iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-free-movie-apps-for-iphone/

 

How to create an Email list to select multiple contacts at once in Gmail

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-email-list-to-select-multiple-contacts-at-once-in-gmail

 

How to Turn Any Android Smartphone into a Google Pixel

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-turn-any-android-smartphone-into-a-google-pixel-1833921883

 

How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/73044-backup-restore-sticky-notes-windows-10-a.html

 

The 9 Best Ways to Use the iPad Camera

Use Your iPad camera for more than photos

https://www.lifewire.com/best-ways-to-use-ipad-camera-4176324

 

How to Uninstall Unwanted Apps on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remove-unwanted-apps-android-device/

 

How to Enable Dark Mode in Facebook Messenger

https://www.howtogeek.com/411357/how-to-enable-dark-mode-in-facebook-messenger/

 

What to Do When Your Computer Won't Start

If your computer won't start, don't panic (yet). Here are some troubleshooting steps to take when your computer fails to boot correctly.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/366670/what-to-do-when-your-computer-won-t-start

 

Cord cutters, you could be fined by the FCC if you're doing this

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/562488/cord-cutters-you-could-be-fined-by-the-fcc-if-youre-doing-this

 

Google Maps is making it easier to avoid traffic jams

It's experimenting with a slowdown option in incident reporting.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/google-maps-is-reportedly-making-it-easier-to-avoid-traffic-jams/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Mark Zuckerberg leveraged Facebook user data to fight rivals and help friends, leaked documents show

Facebook’s leaders seriously discussed selling access to user data — and privacy was an afterthought.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/mark-zuckerberg-leveraged-facebook-user-data-fight-rivals-help-friends-n994706

 

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/

 

Game of Thrones report finds the show is the most popular malware lure

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/game-of-thrones-report-finds-the-show-is-the-most-popular-malware-lure/

 

Avast Fixes Issues Caused by Windows Updates KB4493472 and KB4493467

Security vendor Avast has recently released updates for its security products in order to resolve issues experienced by customers after installing the latest Windows 7 and 8.1 monthly rollups.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/avast-fixes-issues-caused-by-windows-updates-kb4493472-and-kb4493467-525669.shtml

 

What to Do When Your Bluetooth Will Not Connect

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fixes-bluetooth-not-connect/

 

Control your Android Device from Windows using DeskDock

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/control-your-android-device-from-windows-using-deskdock

 

Avoid These Major Mistakes When Building a New PC

https://lifehacker.com/avoid-these-major-mistakes-when-building-a-new-pc-1833913089

 

How to Add or Remove "Maximum processor frequency" from Power Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/95580-add-remove-maximum-processor-frequency-windows-10-power-options.html

 

How to Change the Language on Your iPhone

And Siri is multi-lingual too

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-change-language-on-iphone-4580274

 

10 Essential Ways to Customize Your Samsung Phone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-customize-samsung-phone/

 

Microsoft is Getting Rid of “Clutter” in Outlook, and That’s Worrying

https://www.howtogeek.com/407202/microsoft-are-getting-rid-of-clutter-in-outlook-and-thats-worrying/

 

Samsung Galaxy S10

https://www.pcmag.com/review/367187/samsung-galaxy-s10

 

Hide your browsing history from your ISP so they don't sell your info

https://www.komando.com/tips/560333/hide-your-browsing-history-from-your-isp-so-they-dont-sell-your-info

 

Facebook's AI helps block or remove 1 million accounts each day

Social networking giant is gearing up for upcoming elections in India.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/facebooks-ai-helps-social-network-block-or-remove-one-million-accounts-a-day/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

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Thur 1601 04/18/2019

FTC catches illegal robocallers — Check Apple Card’s fine print — 5G network could be hacker heaven

https://www.podnet.com/listen/tech-news-this-week/8290/ftc-catches-illegal-robocallers-check-apple-cards-fine-print-5g-network-could-be-hacker-heaven/

 

Apple likens Qualcomm chips to fried chicken as trial begins

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-likens-qualcomm-chips-fried-182027876.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

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

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

 

How to Use the Optical (S/PDIF) Port on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-the-optical-s-pdif-port-windows10/

 

Pharma firm Bayer hit with WINNTI malware

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/pharma-firm-bayer-hit-with-winnti-malware/

 

How to Print From An iPad

You've got 4 choices. Which one will you try?

https://www.lifewire.com/print-from-an-ipad-4587088

 

The State of Passwords in 2019

Password are here to stay, at least for a while longer. Until they die, here's quick review of how to make sure yours are as secure as possible.

https://askleo.com/the-state-of-passwords-in-2019/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=ImJWL8RYapdfbL

 

Save $200 on a MacBook Pro at Best Buy

The 13-inch, non-Touch Bar models are currently discounted.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/save-200-on-a-macbook-pro-at-best-buy/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Microsoft Will Finally Let You Choose When to Install Windows 10 Updates

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/288979-microsoft-will-finally-let-you-choose-when-to-install-windows-10-updates

 

MEDIA CREATION TOOL FOR WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903 SPOTTED, BUT IT WON’T INSTALL UPDATE

An unlisted Microsoft link allows you to download the new Media Creation Tool to install Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, using an ISO file.

(CAUTION: have a full image backup verified and know how to restore your backup first!)

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-media-creation-tool-download/

 

Sony shares first official PS5 details: Backwards compatibility, faster load times, and more

https://bgr.com/2019/04/16/ps5-reveal-backwards-compatibility-ssd-load-times/

 

Want to Improve Your Memory and Recall? These 5 Tools Might Help

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/improve-memory-recall-tools/

 

Facebook Asks New Users for Password to Email Account

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10530/facebook-asks-new-users-password-email-account

 

Samsung’s Galaxy A80 Brings the Company’s First New Infinity Display and Rotating Camera

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/204732/samsungs-galaxy-a80-brings-the-companys-first-new-infinity-display-and-rotating-camera?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9XALOp-jwilwKnRbx5vEs8rZ8527jR-AzBzJEaOvBiqsEnBfDt2b1PZMCBDxA8atfYOdBsPclE2JKWune3yv70XccEIA&_hsmi=71638702

 

Microsoft Announces Major Update for the Windows 10 Game Bar

Microsoft has announced tons of new features for the Windows 10 game bar as the company continues improving the gaming experience on its operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-major-update-for-the-windows-10-game-bar-525574.shtml

 

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 OC 6G

https://www.pcmag.com/review/367081/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-1660-oc-6g

 

How to make sure you don't go over data when you stream at home

https://www.komando.com/tips/557081/how-to-make-sure-you-dont-go-over-data-when-you-stream-at-home

 

“BreedReady” Database Leak Targets 1.8 Million Women in China

https://www.maketecheasier.com/breedready-database-women-china/

 

Three lessons from the top cybersecurity threats of 2018

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/three-lessons-from-the-top-cybersecurity-threats-of-2018/

 

How to Record Audio on an iPad

Instructions and apps to help you record sounds with your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/record-audio-on-ipad-4582762

 

How Can I Boost My Laptop’s Performance?

There are a host of items that contribute to your computer's (lack of) performance. I'll review some of my top issues.

https://askleo.com/how-can-i-boost-my-laptops-performance/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=ImJWL8RYapdfbL

 

Mitch McConnell: Democrats' net neutrality bill is 'dead on arrival' in Senate

The Senate majority leader throws cold water on House Democrats' plan to restore Obama-era net neutrality protections.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/mitch-mcconnell-democrats-net-neutrality-bill-is-dead-on-arrival-in-senate/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

DOD Warns the US Could Be Left in the Dust During 5G Transition

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/288947-dod-warns-the-us-could-be-left-in-the-dust-during-5g-transition?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Download official Windows 10 (ISO file) without Media Creation Tool  (CAUTION: do full image backup with verification and know how to restore your backup!)

You can download the official Windows 10 ISO file with the latest feature update directly without the Media Creation Tool — Here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/download-windows-10-iso-without-media-creation-tool/

 

Apple rumored to launch a refreshed iPhone 8 with upgraded specs next March

https://bgr.com/2019/04/17/iphone-8s-vs-iphone-11-apple-rumored-to-launch-new-iphone-8-version/

 

The 12 Best Chrome Flags to Upgrade Your Browsing Experience

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/enable-google-chrome-flags/

 

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

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10532/scammed-smart-pc-experts-heres-what-do

 

Apple Reportedly Bringing Apple Music, Apple TV Apps to the Mac

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/204759/apple-reportedly-bringing-apple-music-apple-tv-apps-to-the-mac?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9XALOp-jwilwKnRbx5vEs8rZ8527jR-AzBzJEaOvBiqsEnBfDt2b1PZMCBDxA8atfYOdBsPclE2JKWune3yv70XccEIA&_hsmi=71638702

 

Chromium Microsoft Edge Browser Updated with Google Search Support

The latest version of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge Canary comes with support for more search engines, including Google.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/chromium-microsoft-edge-browser-updated-with-google-search-support-525667.shtml

 

How To Get Started on Mastodon and Leave Twitter Behind

Close your Twitter account, delete your old Tweets, pack your bags, and head over to Mastodon's wild world of federated microblogging.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/364850/how-to-ditch-twitter-and-join-mastodon

 

How to change a sketch into a photorealistic masterpiece

https://videos.komando.com/watch/34827869/how-to-change-a-sketch-into-a-photorealistic-masterpiece

 

What You Need to Know About NVMe SSD

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-you-need-know-about-nvme-ssd/

 

Bashlight’s back Alright, with new features!

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/the-bashlight-iot-malware-has-been-updated-with-crypto-mining-and-backdoor-commands-with-the-goal-of-targeting-wemo-devices/

 

Image Gallery of Apple's Original iPad Tablet

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-ipad-image-gallery-4064090

 

Can I Use External Hard Drives as NAS Storage?

External drives can indeed be used as part of your own home-brew NAS. It's probably easier than you think.

https://askleo.com/can-i-use-external-hard-drives-as-nas-storage/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=ImJWL8RYapdfbL

 

Deactivating your Facebook account doesn't stop data collection

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/deactivating-your-facebook-account-doesnt-stop-data-collection/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Self-Driving Cars Would Shut Down New York if 10 Percent Got Hacked

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/287646-self-driving-cars-would-shut-down-new-york-if-10-percent-got-hacked?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

MICROSOFT WIRELESS SURFACE EARBUDS COULD RELEASE BEFORE THE END OF 2019

Microsoft may come up with its own Surface earbuds to compete with Apple's AirPods, and we could be seeing a final product this year.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-earbuds-wireless-noise-cancellation-cortana/

 

Verizon just made it more expensive to activate or upgrade a phone in-store

https://bgr.com/2019/04/17/verizon-activation-fee-raised-in-store-cut-online/

 

How to Send Completely Anonymous Emails: 5 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-send-completely-anonymous-emails/

 

Open New InPrivate Browsing Window in Microsoft Edge

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6207-open-new-inprivate-browsing-window-microsoft-edge.html

 

Latest Roku Release Pushes Roku Channel to Forefront

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/204726/latest-roku-release-pushes-roku-channel-to-forefront?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9XALOp-jwilwKnRbx5vEs8rZ8527jR-AzBzJEaOvBiqsEnBfDt2b1PZMCBDxA8atfYOdBsPclE2JKWune3yv70XccEIA&_hsmi=71638702

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Media Creation Tool Now Available for Download  (CAUTION: do a full backup with verification and know how to restore your backup)

UPDATE: As eagle-eyed Twitter user WZor noticed, the updated Media Creation Tool, albeit prepared for Windows 10 version 1903, currently downloads Windows 10 version 1809 build 17763.379. You can find the new Media Creation Tool download link in this article and we'll let you know when version 1903 goes live. Title modified to indicate that only the Media Creation Tool is available for download. Original story below.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-may-2019-update-rtm-now-available-for-download-525666.shtml

 

How to Spring Clean Your Electronics

You don't want to know what lurks on your devices. Embrace your inner germaphobe and get scrubbing. Here's how to deep clean your tech without damaging it.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/360200/how-to-spring-clean-your-electronics

 

Google’s Stadia announcement

https://videos.komando.com/watch/34827824/googles-stadia-announcement

 

4 of the Best Spreadsheet Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-spreadsheet-apps-for-android/

 

Verizon phishing scam takes a mobile-first approach

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/verizon-customers-are-being-targeted-by-a-phishing-campaign-with-a-mobile-first-approach-to-infecting-users/

 

How to Create 'Memories' Photo Slideshows on the iPhone and iPad

Your iPhone and iPad can create slideshows of your favorite memories

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-photo-memories-on-the-ipad-4089908

 

Huawei reportedly ‘open’ to selling 5G chips to Apple (Intel dropped out and DHS has issues with Huawei, make sure you know what is inside of you Apple devices in the future, especially if you what privacy.)

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/huawei-reportedly-open-to-selling-5g-chips-to-apple-2019-04-14?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Yes, Facebook is still tracking you (The 3:59, Ep. 541)

Plus, Jack Dorsey's huge Twitter paycheck and the Event Horizon Telescope.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/yes-facebook-is-still-tracking-you-the-359-ep-541/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

New Twitter Cam Makes Capturing Breaking News Easier

https://www.geek.com/tech/new-twitter-camera-makes-capturing-breaking-news-easier-1778441/

 

APRIL 2019 XBOX UPDATE, VERSION 1904: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

Xbox One consoles receive a new major update with new features and minor improvements, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/april-2019-xbox-update-1904-features/

 

WPA3 flaws bleed “dragonblood”

https://blog.avast.com/wp3-flaws-allow-password-stealing

 

The 7 Most Reliable Sites for Free Online Virus Scan and Removal

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-reliable-sites-quick-free-anti-virus-scan/

 

How to Optimize Battery Life on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/120228-optimize-battery-life-windows-10-pc.html

 

Living on the (New) Edge: Favorites

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/microsoft-edge/204734/living-on-the-new-edge-favorites?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9XALOp-jwilwKnRbx5vEs8rZ8527jR-AzBzJEaOvBiqsEnBfDt2b1PZMCBDxA8atfYOdBsPclE2JKWune3yv70XccEIA&_hsmi=71638702

 

Microsoft Announces Major Change for Windows 7 Monthly Updates

Microsoft has announced a new change for the way Windows 7 devices receive monthly updates, as the company pulls the PciClearStaleCache.exe component from the rollups.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-major-change-for-windows-7-monthly-updates-525672.shtml

 

HP Expands Fire Risk Laptop Battery Recall

The original safety recall was issued in January 2018, but HP expanded it earlier this year. We didn't hear about the expansion until now due to the extended US government shutdown.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367133/hp-expands-fire-risk-laptop-battery-recall

 

High-end smartphone comparison chart

https://www.komando.com/charts/271375/high-end-smartphone-comparison-chart

 

SCP vs SFTP: Which One Should You Use for File Transfer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/scp-vs-sftp/

 

MICROSOFT REVEALS DISC-LESS XBOX ONE S ALL-DIGITAL EDITION — PREORDER NOW

The new Xbox One S All-Digital Edition ditches Blu-ray drive to drop the price by $50. It'll cost $249, and it's expected to arrive on May 7.

https://pureinfotech.com/disc-less-xbox-one-s-all-digital-edition-preorder/

 

Forget Netflix, Apple Should Be Buying Roku

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/forget-netflix-apple-buying-roku-201400905.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

The best microSD cards

SanDisk and Samsung lead the pack.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/14/the-best-microsd-cards/?yptr=yahoo

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Blue Ember XLR Mic Review: It’s Time to Break Away from USB Mics

https://www.reviewgeek.com/15092/blue-ember-xlr-mic-review-its-time-to-break-away-from-usb-mics/

 

USB 4 will resurrect those ever-so-useful USB hubs

Laptops don't have as many ports with the USB-C revolution, but better dongles will come to the rescue.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/usb-4-will-resurrect-those-useful-usb-hubs-vanished-with-usb-c/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Change a Site’s Camera and Microphone Permissions in Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/411117/how-to-change-a-sites-camera-and-microphone-permissions-in-chrome/

 

How to Get Organized With macOS Stacks Feature

With macOS Mojave, Stacks took a turn for the better

https://www.lifewire.com/macos-stacks-4173415

 

How to Run Diagnostics Tests on Your Smartphone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-run-diagnostics-tests-on-your-smartphone-1834010973

 

Threat actors use US data center to spread malware

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/bromium-researchers-spotted-scammers-used-nevada-data-centers-to-distributed-dridex-gandcrab-and-other-malware-in-the-jurisdiction-of-us-law-enforcement/

 

Microsoft Rolls Out First Versions of Chromium Edge

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/289159-microsoft-rolls-out-first-versions-of-chromium-edge?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

This $19 AirPods wireless charging case works just as well as Apple’s $79 case

https://bgr.com/2019/04/16/airpods-wireless-charging-case-amazon-prime/

 

With Disney in Control, Hulu Buys Out AT&T for $1.4 Billion

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hulu-now-majority-controlled-disney-212245301.html

 

How to Turn Off the Camera and Screenshot Sounds on Your iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/turn-off-camera-sound-iphone/

 

Microsoft disabled or replaced these Google features in the new Edge

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/09/microsoft-edge-google-features-disabled/

 

How to Enable Enhanced Search Mode in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/enable-enhanced-search-mode-windows10/

 

Election Influence Campaigns: Too Cheap for Scammers to Pass Up

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367036/election-influence-campaigns-too-cheap-for-scammers-to-pass

 

Quickly uninstall programs and apps you no longer use

https://www.komando.com/downloads/560469/quickly-uninstall-programs-and-apps-you-no-longer-use

 

Carla Hayden has an audacious plan to make Library of Congress available to you online

CNET spoke with Hayden about her massive effort to digitize the biggest library in the world.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/carla-hayden-has-an-audacious-plan-to-make-the-library-of-congress-available-to-you-online/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Make Diagonal Text in Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/393965/how-to-make-diagonal-text-in-word/

 

The Best Mac Shortcuts For Every Student

https://www.lifewire.com/best-mac-shortcuts-for-students-4172652

 

Prevent Amazon From Eavesdropping On Your Alexa Conversations

https://lifehacker.com/prevent-amazon-from-eavesdropping-on-your-alexa-convers-1833974108

 

Genesee County ransomware attack more severe than originally thought

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/genesee-county-ransomware-attack-more-severe-than-originally-thought/

 

Sophisticated Surveillance Malware Spotted on Android and iOS Phones

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/289127-sophisticated-surveillance-malware-spotted-on-android-and-ios-phones?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Microsoft reveals Outlook hackers were able to gain access to private emails

https://bgr.com/2019/04/15/microsoft-outlook-hack-email-content-accessed/

 

Thousands of Amazon reviewers trust this best-selling home security camera system — and it's on sale today

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/blink-xt-home-security-camera-system-sale-183038915.html

 

11 Incredibly Useful Apps Every College Student Needs

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ten-android-apps-every-college-student-needs/

 

Firefox Recommended Extensions program announced

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/09/firefox-recommended-extensions-program-announced/

 

How to Stop Background Apps from Running in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/stop-background-apps-windows-10/

 

Cyber Warfare Is Still a Free-for-All

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367057/cyber-warfare-is-still-a-free-for-all

 

Ex-director of FBI, CIA takes on a phone scammer

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561316/kod-robocalls

 

How to get free e-books from your public library

You can borrow books, audiobooks, even kids' books, all without spending a penny.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-get-free-e-books-from-your-public-library/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Change Whether New iMessage Conversations Use Your Phone Number or Email Address

https://www.howtogeek.com/410038/how-to-change-whether-new-imessage-conversations-use-your-phone-number-or-email-address/

 

Mac Printer Sharing With Windows 7

https://www.lifewire.com/mac-printer-sharing-with-windows-7-2260446

 

How Do I Leech My Neighbor's Wifi Connection?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-leech-my-neighbors-wifi-connection-1833969803

 

Brazilian Banking Trojan BasBanke spreads via Facebook and WhatApp promos

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/brazilian-banking-trojan-basbanke-spreads-via-facebook-and-whatapp-promos/

 

How to Check a Drive for Errors in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/40734-drive-error-checking-windows-10-a.html

 

Xbox One S All Digital design and price leaked ahead of official reveal

https://bgr.com/2019/04/15/xbox-one-s-all-digital-design-and-price-leaked-ahead-of-official-reveal/

 

Robots Are Coming to Walmart And Making Employees Scared for Their Jobs

https://news.yahoo.com/robots-coming-walmart-making-employees-181224457.html

 

How to Remove a Virus From Your Android Phone Without a Factory Reset

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remove-virus-android-without-factory-reset/

 

GIMP 2.10.10 Image Editor released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/08/gimp-2-10-10-image-editor-released/

 

5 of the Best Screen-Sharing Apps for Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-screen-sharing-apps-windows/

 

How to Prepare Your Digital Life for Your Death

Death is inevitable. Don't make it harder on those you leave behind. Here's how to let loved ones manage passwords, sensitive data, and social media profiles after you die.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/366465/how-to-prepare-your-digital-life-for-your-death

 

Listen to TV through your smartphone

https://www.komando.com/apps/557567/listen-to-tv-through-your-smartphone

 

Apple snags Prince Harry to work with Oprah on mental health show for TV Plus

Kensington Palace makes the announcement on Prince Harry's newly launched Instagram account.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/apple-snags-prince-harry-to-work-with-oprah-on-mental-health-documentary-series/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to Add, Delete, and Rearrange PowerPoint Slides

https://www.howtogeek.com/399693/how-to-add-delete-and-rearrange-powerpoint-slides/

 

How to Use the iPad Calendar

Use the iPad's built-in calendar to track and organize your events

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-ipad-calendar-4586977

 

Increase Your Privacy in Windows 10 With 'O&O ShutUp10'

https://lifehacker.com/increase-your-privacy-in-windows-10-with-o-o-shutup10-1833945565

 

Google researcher finds zero-day in TP-Link SR20 router smart home hub

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/google-security-researcher-matthew-garrett-publicly-released-a-zero-day-he-discovered-in-the-tp-link-sr20-router-smart-home-hub-in-one-device/

 

How to Enable or Disable SMB1 File Sharing Protocol in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/107605-enable-disable-smb1-file-sharing-protocol-windows.html

 

Brother's Ultra-Popular All-In-One Laser Printer Is Down To Its Best Price

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/brothers-new-and-improved-all-in-one-laser-printer-is-c-1823235300?ks=streamshare

 

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Was Right About Disney+

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/netflix-ceo-reed-hastings-disney-211700932.html

 

How to Move Apps to an SD Card on Your Android

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

 

Simplify Gmail for Google Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/04/simplify-gmail-for-google-chrome/

 

7 Free Excel Templates to Help Manage Your Budget

https://www.maketecheasier.com/free-excel-templates-manage-budget/

 

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

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

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367107/firefox-launches-send-a-free-encrypted-file-transfer-ser

 

Wearable Android gadgets that can save your life

https://www.komando.com/tips/557045/wearable-android-gadgets-that-can-save-your-life

 

Congress wants to prevent IRS from expanding its free online tax filing

Companies like Intuit and H&R Block have lobbied for years to prevent the agency from creating its own free electronic system, ProPublica reports.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/congress-may-ban-the-irs-from-offering-free-online-tax-filing-to-everyone/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Canadian Police Raid ‘Orcus RAT’ Author

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/canadian-police-raid-orcus-rat-author/

 

The Best VPNs to Watch Whatever the Hell You Want in the UK

https://www.reviewgeek.com/15216/the-best-vpns-to-watch-whatever-the-hell-you-want-in-the-uk/

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 (Note: near the end of this days posting is information about a program called Paint.net, a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop)

 

The future of the smartphone camera is here, it’s not Apple and it’s disturbing

'That is evil, scary and wrong! I want one!’

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-future-of-the-smartphone-camera-is-here-its-not-apple-and-its-disturbing-2019-04-15?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Blackmagic's free video editing app helps YouTubers cut faster

DaVinci Resolve 16 debuts with an efficient "cut" module.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/09/blackmagic-davinci-resolve-16-cut-module/

 

How to Forget a Network on Mac

Cut down on networks your Mac auto-joins

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-forget-network-mac-4589259

 

Post to Instagram from your computer with this simple trick

Forget transferring photos from your computer to your phone just so you can post to Instagram.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/post-to-instagram-from-your-computer-with-this-simple-trick/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Rivet Networks, Intel team up to bring Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 to PCs

Your Wi-Fi is about to get much faster.

https://www.windowscentral.com/killer-wi-fi-6-ax1650

 

Best Bluetooth trackers: These tiny gadgets help find your lost stuff

These devices easily keep tabs on items most likely to be misplaced or stolen.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3376165/best-bluetooth-trackers.html

 

Intel Releases Specs for Its Optane+QLC NAND H10 Memory

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/289371-intel-releases-specs-for-optaneqlc-nand-h10-memory?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

A Year Later, Cybercrime Groups Still Rampant on Facebook

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/a-year-later-cybercrime-groups-still-rampant-on-facebook/

 

Adobe Releases April 2019 Security Updates for Flash, Shockwave, and More

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/adobe-releases-april-2019-security-updates-for-flash-shockwave-and-more/

 

7 Secret iPhone Features That Will Impress Your Friends

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/secret-iphone-features/

 

It looks like Apple is about to break up iTunes

Apple will reportedly break out Music, Video, and Podcasts into separate apps in macOS 10.15

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/10/18304685/itunes-dying-apple-music-video-podcasts-separate-apps-macos-10-15

 

How to Back Up Your iPhone Like a Pro

https://www.maketecheasier.com/back-up-iphone/

 

AMD's Latest Ryzen Embedded SoC Witnesses Rapid Adoption

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amds-latest-ryzen-embedded-soc-131801327.html

 

It’s Not All Bugs and Breaches: Influence Wars and U.S. Elections

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/its-not-all-bugs-and-breaches-influence-wars-and-u-s-elections/

 

Netgear's latest WiFi 6 router is cheaper, but still costs $200

The Nighthawk AX4 is also the first Intel-based WiFi 6 router.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/09/netgear-wifi-6-router-nighthawk-ax4/

 

How to Clean a Mac Keyboard

Maintain that keyboard and you'll be able to use it for years

https://www.lifewire.com/clean-your-mac-keyboard-4586910

 

How to boost your phone's bad signal strength or poor data connection

When your Android phone or iPhone has problems connecting to the cellular or data network, these steps could help.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-fix-to-boost-your-phones-bad-signal-strength-or-poor-data-connection/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Best Cheap Laptops in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-cheap-laptops

 

Intel Optane: What the different Optane products are, and where you'll see them

We explain Optane Memory, Optane drives, Optane DC Persistent Memory, and Intel's new Optane Memory SSD.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3388135/everything-you-need-to-know-about-optane-right-now.html

 

AMD’s Zen 2 Architecture Is Coming. What Kind of CPU Improvements Should You Expect?

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/289299-amd-zen-2-architecture-ryzen-3-cpu-improvements?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Alleged Chief of Romanian ATM Skimming Gang Arrested in Mexico

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/alleged-chief-of-romanian-atm-skimming-gang-arrested-in-mexico/

 

Distributor of the Reveton Police Ransomware Jailed by UK's NCA

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/distributor-of-the-reveton-police-ransomware-jailed-by-uks-nca/

 

Forgot Your iPhone or iPad Passcode? Here’s How to Reset the Password!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/forgot-iphone-passcode/

 

Google will now let you use your Android phone as a physical security key

An advanced form of two-factor authentication

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/10/18295348/google-android-phone-fido-webauthn-phishing-two-factor-authentication

 

Stop Using UC Browser on Android; Use These Alternatives Instead

https://www.maketecheasier.com/uc-browser-alternatives-android/

 

Microsoft’s versatile Surface Go is $100 off on Amazon

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-versatile-surface-100-off-150222299.html

 

Xiaomi devices came with vulnerability baked into its pre installed security app

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/a-preinstalled-mobile-security-app-on-xiaomi-was-found-to-leave-user-devices-more-vulnerable-than-protected/

 

Microsoft says FCC data on improved broadband coverage is misleading

It's not really getting any better.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/09/microsoft-says-fcc-data-on-improved-broadband-coverage-is-mislea/

 

How to Turn Your MacBook On or Off

MacBook Pro or other version won't turn on or shut off? Here's what to do

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-macbook-on-or-off-4580539

 

Democrats' net neutrality bill passes House

But Republicans in the Senate promise to shut it down before it gets a vote in that chamber.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/democrats-net-neutrality-bill-passes-house/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Best NAS for the Home in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-nas-home

 

Microsoft could challenge Apple's AirPods with wireless Surface earbuds

Microsoft is working on Surface-branded earbuds to accompany its Surface Headphones, according to a Thurrott.com report.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3388073/microsoft-could-challenge-apples-airpods-with-wireless-surface-earbuds.html

 

How to Switch to a Local Account from a Microsoft Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5374-switch-local-account-windows-10-a.html

 

Intel acquires UK’s Omnitek to double down on FPGA solutions for video and AI applications

https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/16/intel-acquires-uks-omnitek-to-double-down-on-fpga-solutions-for-video-and-ai-applications/?yptr=yahoo

 

Mirai Botnet Variants Targeting New Processors and Architectures

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/mirai-botnet-variants-targeting-new-processors-and-architectures/

 

What’s the Best Browser for iPhone? 7 Apps Compared

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-ios-browser-8-options/

 

Prolific porn ransomware operator jailed for more than six years in UK

Zain Qaiser made hundreds of thousands in ransoms from embarrassed porn users

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/10/18304305/porn-ransomware-zain-qaiser-uk-angler-exploit-kit-pornography

 

Office Depot and Support.com Fined for Fake Malware Reports

https://www.maketecheasier.com/office-depot-supportcom-fined-for-fake-malware-reports/

 

NVIDIA’s Latest GPU Strategy Could Boost Its Sales... or Backfire

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nvidia-latest-gpu-strategy-could-230900234.html

 

74 Facebook groups for cybercriminals found

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/74-facebook-groups-for-cybercriminals-found/

 

Google opens a pop-up learning center in New York City

The space will offer free courses and hands-on workshops to community members.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/08/google-nyc-learning-center-grow-with-google/

 

How to Print in Black and White on Mac

It's easier than you think

https://www.lifewire.com/print-in-black-and-white-on-mac-4178300

 

Get a 256GB Samsung microSD card for $40 (save $15)

That's the lowest price to date on this incredibly spacious card, which includes an SD adapter. Plus: Parents, don't miss this stellar game bundle for your kids.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/get-a-256gb-samsung-microsd-card-for-40-save-15/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

How to expand Xbox One storage using an old hard drive

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-recycle-old-internal-hard-drive-use-your-xbox-one

 

Amazon's storage sale brings deep discounts on external drives, SSDs, and microSD cards

Amazon's one-day storage sale includes deals on the SanDisk Extreme Portable, WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD, and the WD My Passport X.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3389142/amazons-storage-sale-brings-deep-discounts-on-external-drives-ssds-and-microsd-cards.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Find My Device in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/28946-turn-off-find-my-device-windows-10-a.html

 

How Apple’s iCloud authentication system fails to protect your account when using a browser

Apple’s two-factor authentication turns into one-factor authentication on the web.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3387518/apple-icloud-2fa-flaws.html

 

Phishing Scheme Uses Legit Signup Forms to Steal Payment Card Data

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-scheme-uses-legit-signup-forms-to-steal-payment-card-data/

 

Google Adds Haptic Feedback to Gboard for iOS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-haptic-feedback-gboard-ios/

 

House approves Save the Internet Act that would reinstate net neutrality

But it faces an uphill battle in the Senate

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/10/18304522/net-neutrality-save-the-internet-act-house-of-representatives-approval

 

Settings App Not Working in Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-settings-app-not-working-in-windows-10/

 

Apple iPad Pros are on sale at Amazon — save up to $199

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-ipad-pros-sale-amazon-145103946.html

 

VoterVoice database leaks email addresses, messages to elected officials

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/votervoice-database-leaks-email-addresses-messages-to-elected-officials/

 

HP's latest pro-grade laptops pack new Intel chips and bright displays

The ZBook series packs a lot of power in a small frame.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/04/16/hp-zbook-elitebook-whiskey-lake-updates/?yptr=yahoo

 

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The following is about Paint.net, free alternative to Adobe Photoshop.

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The next four items are places you can download the free program from.

WARNING: sound varies from good to almost silent.  Make sure your Windows volume is at maximum and the video volume is at maximum.  Still, you may need amplified powered speakers.

 

https://www.getpaint.net/

 

https://ninite.com/

 

https://filehippo.com/search?q=paint.net  and in the search box, use paint.net

 

https://www.filepuma.com/search/paint.net/#gsc.tab=0&gsc.ie=UTF8&gsc.sort=&gsc.q=paint.net

and in the search box, use paint.net

 

Youtube.com search results for getpaint.net

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=getpaint.net

 

Paintt.net Tutorial - The Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_F0XHACU1Q

 

"Re Color Tool" Paint.net Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnTXMAZ2tBw

 

Deleting a background using Paint.Net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIahdZ42sSc

 

How to use Paint.NET image editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-MxZmzRRkM

 

Paint.NET Basic Photo Editing Tutorial 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=my7T6bKA2Uc

 

paint net combining two pictures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mt4FEtJBif0

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 1 - Mastering the Basics [HD]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImsxVWOhvLg

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 2 - Image Manipulation, Shadows, and Backgrounds [HD]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBY5_d8uwro

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 3 - Letter Formatting and Animation [HD]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjSiQbLmfk4

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 4 - Texture Overlays, 3D Text and Transparency

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI-zZtz01Z0

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 5 - More Tools, YouTube Banners and Gradient Filled Text

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9VTvskOFRE

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 6 - Modifying Bodies, Symmetry and Curved Text

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLwtPHgKi0w

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 7 - Glossy Logos and Surface Reflections

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUGXYGjJr1Y

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 8 - Changing Eye Colour and Selection Tools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svVD9PeYEPA

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIALS - Part 9 - IT'S BACK! Blending Modes, Paper Effects and Greeting Cards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4561BEgnth0

 

Paint.NET Basics - Removing background in Paint .NET

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iRuRoZvRTU

 

Creating a New Image with Two Pictures in Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESffH1oDoR4

 

Creating a New Image with Two Pictures in Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESffH1oDoR4

 

How To Delete A Background from A Picture Using Paint Net Magic Wand or by Hand

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_hpwGp2PEQ

 

Beginners Guide to Using Layers in Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttaCIhpDKR0

 

Paint.net Tutorial 1: Removing Backgrounds and Working with Layers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzQF61NPvNA

 

Paint.net Tutorial 2: Removing Backgrounds and Working with Layers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t8sqGBluKM

 

Basic Understanding of Layers and Image Transparency: Paint.net Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z76ivYqXG0

 

How to use Paint.NET image editor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-MxZmzRRkM

 

Remove Image Background in Paint NET

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCVBhvncbK4

 

paint net combining two pictures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mt4FEtJBif0

 

Transparent Backgrounds made easy using free image sofware paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPcYjVeA2g0

 

PAINT.NET TUTORIAL on First Three Tools in Paint.Net Color Picker, Recolor, and Magic Wand Tools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmHzXzvfa1Q

 

HELEN's Paint.NET tutorial-Make a Glossy Orb.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eViWN3YxmAo

 

Black and White Background for Images Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp6zb8O5SCo

 

Face Swap using Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL_l_ZsXMlk

 

Beginners guide to Paint net!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVhFnGWfYnU

 

How To Crop an Image in Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5bWV-uvEDU

 

Paint.Net - How to leave one item in color from a color photo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdMNdXEOkiY

 

How To Make Images Transparent (Paint.NET)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lUI_ZOr3jc

 

How to create a glass logo in paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBMye49kEWk

 

How To Save Picture As Transparent Without White Background

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rBHCdSOv2c

 

Re-size and crop images with Paint.net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nWmHhXTJuM

 

How To Remove Background From Image With Paint Net

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxcUNx0yRPY

 

Paint.net Tutorial - Layers, Colors and Images

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3Hq9yjqeM

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WiSA, the low-latency, wireless multi-channel audio standard is ready for take-off

With THX now on board to add weight to its audio-quality claims, and new vendors such as LG signing up, it looks as though WiSA is finally ready to become a meaningful standard.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3378198/wisa-low-latency-wireless-multi-channel-audio-standard.html

 

No More Warnings: This Is a Real Phone Scam

https://www.maketecheasier.com/no-more-warnings-this-is-a-real-phone-scam/

 

Update: Google Gmail, Microsoft Outlook.com add 'dynamic email,' to avoid the pain of new tabs

If Gmail's new dynamic email annoys you, you can turn it off or opt out.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3384203/google-gmail-adds-dynamic-email-to-avoid-the-pain-of-new-tabs.html

 

How to choose and use an Xbox One external hard drive

https://www.windowscentral.com/xbox-one-external-hard-drive-guide

 

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

 

Opera Reborn 3 introduces Web 3, Crypto Wallet, Faster VPN & more

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/opera-reborn-3-windows

 

Researchers claim to trick Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner using a 3D printed image

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/mobile-security/a-reddit-user-claims-to-have-fooled-the-ultrasonic-fingerprint-scanner-on-the-samsung-galaxy-s10-using-a-3d-printed-image/

 

What is Windows 10 Tablet Mode?

Discover how to enable and disable tablet mode on your Windows 10 PC

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-windows-10-tablet-mode-4584793

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2003 (20H1) SPRING 2020 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 4/15: Windows 10 version 2003 is expected to rollout during spring 2020, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2003-20h1-2020-update-features/

 

‘Land Lordz’ Service Powers Airbnb Scams

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/land-lordz-service-powers-airbnb-scams/

 

The 7 Best Recipe Management Apps to Replace Your Cookbooks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-recipe-management-apps/

 

Microsoft Windows XP Is Finally Dead, Nearly 18 Years Post-Launch

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/289440-microsoft-xp-is-finally-dead-nearly-18-years-post-launch?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

BlackMagic Design updates Davinci Resolve video editing software

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/blackmagic-design-updates-davinci-resolve-video-editing-software/

 

Amazon workers eavesdrop on your talks with Alexa

A report says the human reviewers aim to hone the service.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/amazon-workers-eavesdrop-on-your-talks-with-alexa/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Track the location of your phone or family using the best apps and tools

https://www.komando.com/tips/556671/track-the-location-of-your-phone-and-family-using-the-best-apps-and-tools

 

5 Ways to Easily Send SMS from Your PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-sms-from-pc/

 

Vivaldi 2.4 enhances the browser's tab wizardry

Vivaldi's browser becomes even more flexible in its latest release.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3384737/vivaldi-24-enhances-the-browsers-tab-wizardry.html

 

How to add your full name to a local account on Windows 10

Do you want to display your full name on your local account? Here are three ways to do it on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-add-your-full-name-local-account-windows-10

 

Microsoft Hacked: Attackers Actually Able to Read User Emails

Microsoft confirmed during the weekend that cybercriminals managed to compromise the account of a support agent and then access users’ email accounts.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-hacked-attackers-actually-able-to-read-user-emails-525668.shtml

 

SkyStudioPro is a free time-lapse and motion detection software

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/skystudiopro-review

 

Critical vulnerability found in Duplicate-Page’s WordPress Plugin

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/a-critical-sql-injection-php-object-injection-vulnerability-in-duplicate-pages-wordpress-plugin-can-allow-attackers-to-steal-sensitive-user-information/

 

Windows 10 Home vs. Pro

Is the upgrade worth it for you?

https://www.lifewire.com/windows-10-home-vs-pro-4177144

 

Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, features walkthrough video

VIDEO: The Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, is about to come out, and this hands-on video review dives deep into everything that's new in this new version available in May 2019.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-may-2019-update-features-video/

 

Android 7.0+ Phones Can Now Double as Google Security Keys

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/android-7-0-phones-can-now-double-as-google-security-keys/

 

How to Back Up Your iPhone and iPad

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-backup-iphone-ipad/

 

Google Turns All Android 7.0+ Phones into 2-Factor Security Keys

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/289387-google-turns-all-android-7-0-phones-into-2-factor-security-keys?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Vulnerabilities discovered in industrial equipment increased 30% in 2018

As state-sponsored attackers increase their activity and cyberwar escalates, security researchers are focusing their attention on industrial systems to surface vulnerabilities.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/vulnerabilities-discovered-in-industrial-equipment-increased-30-in-2018/

 

Senate bill would require tech companies to police their algorithms for bias

Automated decision systems would have to be tested for accuracy, fairness, discrimination, privacy and security under the bill.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/senate-bill-would-require-tech-companies-to-police-their-algorithms-for-bias/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Track the location of your phone or family using the best apps and tools

https://www.komando.com/tips/556671/track-the-location-of-your-phone-and-family-using-the-best-apps-and-tools

 

How to Deactivate the Microphone in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/deactivate-microphone-windows10/

 

Sophos, Avast warn of Windows machines failing to boot after latest Microsoft patch

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3388943/sophos-avast-warn-of-windows-machines-failing-to-boot-after-latest-microsoft-patch.html

 

Best Vertical Mouse for Small Hands in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-vertical-mouse-small-hands

 

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Home Option to Pause Updates for 35 Days

Microsoft has announced that beginning with the upcoming Windows 10 feature updates, all users, including here those running the Home SKU, would be allowed to pause updates for a maximum of 35 days.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-confirms-windows-10-home-option-to-pause-updates-for-35-days-525578.shtml

 

Best LibreOffice extensions to boost your productivity

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-libreoffice-extensions-to-boost-your-productivity

 

FIN6 cybercrime actor adds ransomware to its repertoire

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/fin6-cybercrime-actor-adds-ransomware-to-its-repertoire/

 

What is a Windows 10 Theme?

A theme customizes your PC and makes using it a lot more fun

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-a-windows-10-theme-4145706

 

OUTLOOK.COM HACKED USING MICROSOFT SUPPORT STOLEN CREDENTIALS 

Microsoft admits security breach to its Outlook.com service, which allowed hackers to gain access to a limited number of user's data.

https://pureinfotech.com/outlook-hacked-microsoft-support-stolen-credentials/

 

How to Set Up a Raspberry Pi

https://www.iottechtrends.com/set-up-raspberry-pi/

 

How to Restore Your iPhone or iPad From a Backup

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/restore-iphone-ipad-from-backup/

 

How to Move Hyper-V Virtual Machine in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/128931-move-hyper-v-virtual-machine-windows-10-a.html

 

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax): A cheat sheet

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/wi-fi-6-802-11ax-a-cheat-sheet/

 

Test Microsoft's Chrome-like Edge browser for Windows 10

If you want to check out an early version of the reworked Edge browser, here's your chance.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/test-microsoft-chrome-like-edge-browser-for-windows-10/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Microsoft hack gave cybercriminals full access to your email content

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561728/microsoft-hack-gave-cybercriminals-full-access-to-your-email-content

 

Use Cheap USB Audio Adapters to Enhance Your Headphone Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/cheap-usb-audio-adapters-enhance-headphone-experience/

 

Hackers reportedly abused Microsoft's customer support to read Hotmail, Outlook.com email

It's not a bad idea to change your email password anyway.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3388075/hackers-reportedly-abused-microsofts-customer-support-to-read-hotmail-outlook-com-email.html

 

Microsoft Edge with Chromium browser is now available as preview program goes live

It's finally here. Previews for the new Microsoft Edge powered by Chromium are going live for developers and fans right now.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-releases-first-chromium-edge-previews-windows-10

 

How to Enable the Dark Mode in Mozilla Firefox Settings UI

Dark modes are the new big thing in terms of software user interface, and pretty much every developer out there considers adding one to their apps.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-enable-the-dark-mode-in-mozilla-firefox-settings-ui-525673.shtml

 

Make Windows 10 run Troubleshooters automatically when required

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/make-windows-10-run-troubleshooters-automatically-when-required

 

Mirai botnet upgraded to work with new IoT processors

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/mirai-botnet-upgraded-to-work-with-new-iot-processors/

 

Reboot vs. Reset: What's the Difference?

How reboot and reset differ and why it matters

https://www.lifewire.com/reboot-vs-reset-4157868

 

MEDIA CREATION TOOL FOR WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903 SPOTTED, BUT IT WON’T INSTALL UPDATE

An unlisted Microsoft link allows you to download the new Media Creation Tool to install Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, using an ISO file.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-media-creation-tool-download/

 

How to Choose the Best Connectivity Protocol for Your IoT Devices

https://www.iottechtrends.com/choose-best-connectivity-protocol-iot-devices/

 

Worried About Your iPhone Security? 7 Ways to Make Face ID More Secure

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-make-face-id-secure/

 

How to Switch to a Microsoft Account from a Local Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5375-switch-microsoft-account-windows-10-a.html

 

Testing Verizon's new 5G network in Chicago

CNET's Jessica Dolcourt was one of the first journalists to test the rollout of Verizon's new mobile 5G network in Chicago. Find out the results of her 5G tests.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/testing-verizons-new-5g-network-in-chicago/

 

Facebook steps up fight against fake news in groups and messaging

The social network outlines new ways it'll police "problematic" content that's being shared in Facebook's private spaces.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/facebook-steps-up-fight-against-fake-news-in-groups-and-messaging/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Hackers expose thousands of personal records in FBI hack

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/561692/hackers-expose-thousands-of-personal-records-in-fbi-hack

 

Going in Wrong Direction: Distracted Driving Up 10% in 2018

https://www.maketecheasier.com/distracted-driving-up-10-percent-2018/

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Opinion: It's Time to Panic About Privacy (click each screen to see the next, there is a time delay to the next screen)

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/04/10/opinion/internet-data-privacy.html?emc=edit_th_190414&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=496806370414

 

Turn On or Off Use sign-in info to auto finish setting up device and restart apps after update or restart in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/49963-use-sign-info-auto-finish-after-update-restart-windows-10-a.html

 

FCC announces $20B fund to help wireless companies transition to 5G

5G will offer lightning fast internet that will accelerate and interconnect everything -- from phone apps to cars that drive themselves -- but the U.S. may be dependent on 

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/fcc-announces-20b-fund-to-help-wireless-companies-transition-to-5g-1490261571554

 

New TajMahal Cyberespionage Kit Includes 80 Malicious Modules

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-tajmahal-cyberespionage-kit-includes-80-malicious-modules/

 

Lanmodo Vast Night Vision Camera Makes Night Driving Safer – Review and Giveaway

https://www.maketecheasier.com/lanmodo-vast-night-vision-camera-review/

 

How to Watch BBC iPlayer With a VPN or UK Proxy

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/access-bbc-iplayer-online-video-internationally-free/

 

Best Acer Laptops

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-acer-laptops-you-can-buy

 

Microsoft Says Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4493509 Freezes Devices on Boot

While this month’s Patch Tuesday rollout originally seemed a very smooth one, it looks like a growing number of devices are experiencing issues after installing the latest Windows updates.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-says-windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4493509-freezes-devices-on-boot-525661.shtml

 

Mozilla still on track to enable DNS-over-HTTPS by default in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/10/mozilla-still-on-track-to-enable-dns-over-https-by-default-in-firefox/

 

How to Tag Files in Windows 10

Add tags to files to make finding them easier in Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/tag-files-in-windows-4587240

 

How to clear cache and cookies on Edge Chromium

Websites aren't loading correctly or you can't sign-in to online services? Try clearing the cache data and cookies on Microsoft Edge based on Chromium.

https://pureinfotech.com/clear-cache-cookies-edge-chromium/

 

What the Apple-Qualcomm battle means for your next iPhone

Apple is fighting with one of its key suppliers, and they face off in court April 15. We break down what's at stake.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/what-the-apple-qualcomm-battle-means-for-your-next-iphone-faq/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Microsoft’s OneNote app is getting dark mode support

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/11/18305906/microsoft-onenote-dark-mode-support

 

Daily News Roundup, 4/12/19: Disney+ Will Land on November 12th for $6.99 a Month

https://www.howtogeek.com/411132/daily-news-roundup-41219-disney-will-land-on-november-12th-for-6.99-a-month/

 

Stop Facebook’s targeted advertising by changing your account settings

https://www.komando.com/columns/561302/stop-facebooks-targeted-advertising-by-changing-your-account-settings

 

How To Remove Old Snap Versions To Free Up Disk Space

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/how-to-remove-old-snap-versions-to-free.html

 

Chrome Saying It's Managed by Your Organization May Indicate Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/chrome-saying-its-managed-by-your-organization-may-indicate-malware/

 

You May Not Be Only Person Seeing Hotel Reservation Booking Details

https://www.maketecheasier.com/hotel-reservation-booking-details/

 

How to Recover Deleted Photos From Your iPhone and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-recover-deleted-photos-from-iphone/

 

Best Vertical Mouse for Carpal Tunnel in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-vertical-mouse-carpal-tunnel

 

Microsoft to Update OneNote with a Dark Mode

Microsoft is working on a dark mode for OneNote, and according to a report, the facelift is already in an advanced development stage and could soon be released to insiders.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-to-update-onenote-with-a-dark-mode-525650.shtml

 

Email backup software MailStore Home 12.0 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/10/email-backup-software-mailstore-home-12-0-released/

 

Can’t Find the Printer on Your Network in Windows 10?

Learn how to fix printer issues in Windows 10, 8, and 7

https://www.lifewire.com/find-printer-on-windows-10-network-4586770

 

HOW TO INSTALL CHROME EXTENSIONS ON CHROMIUM EDGE

Yes, you can install Chrome Web Store extensions on the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-chrome-extension-chromium-edge/

 

Android devices can now be security keys, YouTube TV raising prices

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/android-devices-can-now-be-security-keys-youtube-tv-raising-prices/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Amazon’s Alexa isn’t just AI — thousands of humans are listening

One of the only ways to improve Alexa is to have human beings check it for errors

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/10/18305378/amazon-alexa-ai-voice-assistant-annotation-listen-private-recordings

 

How to Create an Alias for Your iCloud Email Address

https://www.howtogeek.com/410539/how-to-create-an-alias-for-your-icloud-email-address/

 

New innovative app shows your Facebook, Google and Twitter privacy gotchas

https://www.komando.com/apps/560904/new-innovative-app-shows-your-facebook-google-and-twitter-privacy-gotchas

 

CPUFREQ Power Manager Gnome Extension Ported To Gtk

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/cpufreq-power-manager-gnome-extension.html

 

Demo Exploit Code Available for Privilege Escalation Bug in Windows

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/demo-exploit-code-available-for-privilege-escalation-bug-in-windows/

 

New Windows Build Will Use Separate Process for Folders by Default

https://www.maketecheasier.com/new-windows-build-uses-separate-process-for-folders/

 

5 Reasons to Use Google Photos Over iCloud Photos

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-google-photos-over-icloud-photos/

 

How to upgrade Office 365 Personal to Home edition so you can use it on more devices

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-upgrade-office-365-personal-office-365-home

 

How to Fix Issues with Windows Updates KB4493472 and KB4493446

Just when it seemed like Microsoft finally stopped rolling out botched updates, here’s the April 2019 Patch Tuesday cycle that brings a handful of updates causing devices to freeze on boot.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-issues-with-windows-updates-kb4493472-and-kb4493446-525658.shtml

 

Use MailStore To Backup Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Emails

https://www.ghacks.net/2011/03/02/use-mailstore-to-backup-gmail-hotmail-yahoo-emails/

 

What Is Windows RT?

Everything you need to know about the mobile-first edition of Windows 8

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-windows-rt-4582714

 

How to download Microsoft Edge Chromium for Windows 10

The wait is finally over, Microsoft releases the first preview of the new Microsoft Edge based on the Chromium engine.

https://pureinfotech.com/download-chromium-microsoft-edge-windows-10/

 

How to use Gmail's new scheduling tool to send your emails later

RIP Boomerang. Gmail’s new scheduling feature is here.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-use-gmails-new-scheduling-tool-to-send-your-emails-later/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Read the United States’ indictment against Julian Assange

One count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/11/18306045/julian-assange-wikileaks-united-states-hacking-arrest-indictment-conspiracy-secret-files

 

Here’s How to Watch Game of Thrones’ Final Season Online

https://www.howtogeek.com/410888/how-to-watch-game-of-thrones-online/

 

Own a video doorbell? Watch out for thieves

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/560734/own-a-video-doorbell-watch-out-for-thieves

 

How To Create Fillable PDF Forms With LibreOffice Writer

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/02/how-to-create-fillable-pdf-forms-with.html

 

Criminal Market Sells Over 60K Digital Identities For $5-$200

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/criminal-market-sells-over-60k-digital-identities-for-5-200/

 

1.1.1.1

1.1.1.1 is a free application that lets you use some of the fastest DNS servers available to speed up your current Internet connection on your Android and iOS devices.

https://www.maketecheasier.com/software/1-1-1-1/

 

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on Your iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/recover-deleted-text-messages-iphone/

 

How to stream OneDrive music on Windows, iOS, and Android

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-stream-onedrive-music-windows-ios-and-android

 

The Dream of a Real Windows 10 Phone Could Finally Come True

Everybody knows already that Windows 10 Mobile as a platform is pretty much dead, and devices that run it would become obsolete once Microsoft stops shipping security updates this coming December.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/the-dream-of-a-real-windows-10-phone-could-finally-come-true-525656.shtml

 

How To Speed Up Thunderbird By Archiving Emails

https://www.ghacks.net/2010/09/17/how-to-speed-up-thunderbird-by-archiving-emails/

 

How to Turn Off Narrator in Microsoft

Turn off the voice and enjoy the quiet

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-turn-off-narrator-in-microsoft-4583803

 

How to install a website as an app on Edge Chromium

It's possible to install websites as apps on your device using the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge, and here's how you can do this.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-website-app-edge-chromium/

 

Motorola Moto G7 review: 

The best budget phone just got better

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/motorola-moto-g7-review/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=15

 

Archive.org hit with hundreds of false terrorist content notices from EU

The nonprofit was asked to remove archives of all books, TV, cartoons, and more by the EU

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/11/18305968/eu-internet-terrorist-content-takedown-mistakes-internet-archive-org

 

10 Ways to Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu

https://www.howtogeek.com/197836/8-ways-to-customize-the-windows-10-start-menu/

 

Get to the secret Netflix menus and start watching

https://www.komando.com/tips/558873/get-to-the-secret-netflix-menus-and-start-watching

 

Securely And Efficiently Backup Data On Linux Or macOS With Vorta (BorgBackup GUI)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/02/securely-and-efficiently-backup-data-on.html

 

New Extortion Email Threatens to Install WannaCry and DDoS Your Network

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-extortion-email-threatens-to-install-wannacry-and-ddos-your-network/

 

Choosing your Windows 7 exit strategy: Four options

http://www.techproresearch.com/downloads/choosing-your-windows-7-exit-strategy-four-options/?ftag=tip185eb84

 

How to Uninstall Extensions in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/129035-uninstall-extensions-google-chrome.html

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