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Sat 06/01/2019 1633
Fri 05/31/2019 1632
Thur 05/30/2019 1631
Wed 05/29/2019 1630
Tue 05/28/2019 1629
Mon 05/27/2019 1628
Sun 05/26/2019 1627

Sat 1633 06/01/2019

Microsoft Patches ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, 7 and Windows 2003

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/microsoft-patches-wormable-flaw-in-windows-xp-7-and-windows-2003/

 

How to open and view RAW files on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/view-raw-extension-image-files-on-windows-10

 

How to create a backup of drivers using command-line on Windows 10

Here is an easy way to backup and restore device drivers on Windows 10 using the DISM command-line tool.

https://pureinfotech.com/backup-drivers-dism-command-line-windows-10/

 

Check for issues before installing a Windows 10 update

Microsoft has a handy page that lets you see if a Windows 10 update has issues before you install it.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/check-for-issues-before-installing-a-windows-10-update/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by80Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to Delete Pre-Installed Apps on Android

Lose the bloatware for good

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-delete-pre-installed-android-apps-4628172

 

Despite patch, nearly 1M devices still vulnerable to ‘BlueKeep’ RCE flaw

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/despite-patch-nearly-1m-devices-still-vulnerable-to-bluekeep-rce-flaw/

 

How to modify systemd-boot on Linux

Do you have multiple kernels on your Linux server, but aren't prompted to select which you want to run? The fix for that might lie in systemd-boot configuration.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-modify-systemd-boot-on-linux/

 

The PCI Express 5.0 spec will bring 128 gigabytes per second to your PC, someday

The spec's out, but most of the world is still living in PCIe 3, and PCIe 4 is just coming out.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398619/the-pci-express-50-spec-will-bring-128-gigabytes-per-second-to-your-pc-someday.html

 

10 Free Tools to Recover Deleted Files

https://askbobrankin.com/10_free_tools_to_recover_deleted_files.html

 

8 Ways to Authenticate Without Passwords

Passwordless authentication has a shot at becoming more ubiquitous in the next few years. We take a look at where things stand at the moment.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/authentication/8-ways-to-authenticate-without-passwords/d/d-id/1334809

 

How to protect your devices against the ZombieLoad attack

Make sure you're safe

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-protect-against-the-zombieload-attack

 

MIT Uses AI to Predict Breast Cancer Up to 5 Years in Advance

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/291339-mit-uses-ai-to-predict-breast-cancer-up-to-5-years-in-advance

 

The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly investigating Google for antitrust violations

This is so sad. Hey Cortana, play Despacito.

https://www.windowscentral.com/us-justice-department-google-antitrust

 

How Email Bombing Uses Spam to Hide an Attack

https://www.howtogeek.com/412316/how-email-bombing-uses-spam-to-hide-an-attack/

 

Wrong time zone shown in Photos in iOS? It’s a timely bug

iOS currently displays the relative time at which a picture was taken.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3397319/wrong-time-zone-shown-in-photos-in-ios-it-s-a-timely-bug.html

 

Apple, Google, Microsoft, WhatsApp sign open letter condemning GCHQ proposal to listen in on encrypted chats

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/30/apple-google-microsoft-whatsapp-sign-open-letter-condemning-gchq-proposal-to-listen-in-on-encrypted-chats/

 

Known issues with Windows 10 v1903 May 2019 Update

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/known-issues-with-windows-10-v1903-may-2019-update

 

How to reset the Windows Update components on Windows 10

Here are a few techniques to reset the Windows Update components to fix stuck updates trying to download and install on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/reset-windows-update-windows-10-fix-downloads-installs/

 

Use this iPhone hack to lower screen brightness and make your phone extra dark

Make your iPhone screen more comfortable to read at night with this little tip.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/use-this-iphone-hack-to-lower-screen-brightness-and-make-your-phone-extra-dark/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by81Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to Extend Wi-Fi Outdoors

Use a home Wi-Fi booster so you can connect from your back yard

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-extend-your-wi-fi-outdoors-4685628

 

Events planning company database exposes more than 200,000 records

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/events-planning-company-database-exposes-more-than-200000-records/

 

Intel's NUC Compute Element vs. Raspberry Pi Compute Module: Which is better?

Modular computing solutions are becoming increasingly popular, with Intel unveiling the 15W U-Series at Computex 2019.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/intels-nuc-compute-element-vs-raspberry-pi-compute-module-which-is-better/

 

Fast storage for cheap: Sabrent's Rocket NVMe SSDs are on sale for all-time low prices

Sabrent Rocket NVMe SSDs are available at great prices today on Amazon, including at 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3399001/fast-storage-for-cheap-sabrents-rocket-nvme-ssds-are-on-sale-for-all-time-low-prices.html

 

Time For a New Computer?

https://askbobrankin.com/time_for_a_new_computer.html

 

First American Financial Corp. Left Mortgage Data Exposed on Website

Real estate title firm reportedly has closed a hole in its website that had left hundreds of millions of real estate tile insurance files accessible without authentication, according to KrebsOnSecurity.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/first-american-financial-corp-left-mortgage-data-exposed-on-website/d/d-id/1334815

 

How to personalize macOS Mojave

Tweak macOS Mojave to suit your own tastes

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-personalize-macos-mojave

 

Intel Unveils Clear Linux OS Update at Open Source Summit

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291429-intel-unveils-clear-linux-os-update-at-open-source-summit

 

Save big on a one-year subscription to Private Internet Access VPN!

Safeguard your data and online privacy with this super-fast VPN.

https://www.windowscentral.com/save-big-one-year-subscription-private-internet-access-vpn

 

The Worst Things About Owning a Smarthome

https://www.howtogeek.com/411860/all-the-worst-parts-about-owning-a-smarthome/

 

Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice for Mac users

Protect your privacy online.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3258836/best-vpn-for-mac.html

 

Microsoft hints at a new ‘modern’ operating system designed to support different form factors

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/29/microsoft-hints-at-a-new-modern-operating-system-designed-to-support-different-form-factors/

 

How to disable Blurred Background on Login Screen in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-blurred-background-on-login-screen

 

HOW TO SEE WHAT’S TAKING UP SPACE ON A HARD DRIVE ON WINDOWS 10

Windows 10 includes a tool to quickly analyze and find out how the hard drive space is being used to help understand where to begin deleting files to free up space.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-taking-up-space-hard-drive-windows-10/

 

Google tracks your purchases. Here’s how to see what Gmail knows

Google tracks your information in ways you may not know about.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/google-tracks-your-purchases-heres-how-to-see-what-gmail-knows/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by82Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to Get a Windows-Style GNOME Taskbar

With a simple addition, GNOME can look more like Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-get-windows-style-gnome-taskbar-4685264

 

7 Critical Security Steps to Protect You From an Office 365 Compromise

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/7-critical-security-steps-to-protect-you-from-an-office-365-compromise/

 

How to fix slow boot times in Windows 10 when other tips have failed

Slow boot times can be extremely frustrating, but there is a trick to improve boot times in Windows 10 that may be worth a try.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-fix-slow-boot-times-in-windows-10-when-other-tips-have-failed/

 

Intel dreams of the PC's future: 'Ambient PCs,' fancy fabrics, and a monster dual-display gaming rig

Is an edge display on the edge of your laptop the next big thing?

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398917/intel-concept-pcs-computex-ambient-pc-honeycomb-glacier-twin-rivers.html

 

Google's grand Assistant transformation is slowly taking shape

If you blinked, you might've missed it — but Google just took the first step to transform what Assistant represents and what types of experiences it enables.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3398486/google-assistant-transformation.html

 

Mist Computing Startup Distributes Security AI to the Network Edge

MistNet, founded by former Juniper employees, moves AI processing to the network edge to build distributed detection and analysis models for security.

https://www.darkreading.com/analytics/mist-computing-startup-distributes-security-ai-to-the-network-edge/d/d-id/1334812

 

WhatsApp hack: how to update your app and protect your data

The encrypted messaging service has been compromised

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/whatsapp-hack-how-to-update-your-app-and-protect-your-data

 

How to Change Visual Effects Settings in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6377-change-visual-effects-settings-windows-10-a.html

 

Quick Pad Windows 10 app review: A basic note-taking tool that sticks with you

Jumping between apps can take up time you should be using to study. Quick Pad lets you keep your notes on top of all of your apps so you can stay on top of your notes.

https://www.windowscentral.com/quick-pad-uwp-review-basic-note-app-sticks-you

 

How to Watch TV Online for Free

https://www.howtogeek.com/411883/how-to-watch-tv-online-for-free/

 

5 ways Apple can be the leader in augmented reality

Google has been making some masterful AR-based services lately, but Apple’s hardware may triumph in the end.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3396620/5-ways-apple-can-be-the-leader-in-augmented-reality.html

 

ASUS leans into dual-screen laptops with the ZenBook Pro Duo, featuring two 4K touchscreen displays

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/29/asus-leans-into-dual-screen-laptops-with-the-zenbook-pro-duo-featuring-two-4k-touchscreen-displays/

 

Windows 10 Start Menu Search not searching the entire PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-start-menu-search-not-searching-the-entire-pc

 

How to upgrade Windows 10 mounting an ISO file in File Explorer

You can install Windows 10 using an ISO file without creating a bootable media — Here's how you do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-windows-10-mounting-iso-file/

 

Facebook wants your data: 5 ways to keep it safe

Hide your life from Facebook, while still posting about your life on Facebook.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/5-tips-on-how-to-keep-your-data-safe-from-facebook/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by83Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to Add Users in Linux Using GNOME Desktop

Take Advantage of the Multi-User Nature of Linux With Ease

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-add-users-in-linux-using-gnome-desktop-4685506

 

Shubert theater company organization shines spotlight on customer data breach

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/shubert-theater-company-organization-shines-spotlight-on-customer-data-breach/

 

How to stop your interns from getting hacked: 6 tips

With Generation Z's huge presence on social media, they are opening up more doors for hackers to infiltrate. Here's how to keep your interns protected.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-stop-your-interns-from-getting-hacked-6-tips/

 

Dell brings fancy features to the Inspiron 15 7000 and Inspiron 13 5000

Get high-end amenities at a consumer-friendly price.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398597/dell-brings-fancy-features-to-the-inspiron-15-7000-and-inspiron-13-5000.html

 

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3234766/windows-10-update-and-retirement-calendar-mark-these-dates.html

 

Researcher Publishes Four Zero-Day Exploits in Three Days

The exploits for local privilege escalation vulnerabilities in Windows could be integrated into malware before Microsoft gets a chance to fix the issues.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/researcher-publishes-four-zero-day-exploits-in-three-days/d/d-id/1334806

 

How to clean your Apple AirPods (2019)

Put the toothpick down

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-clean-your-apple-airpods-2019

 

How to Enable or Disable Including Driver Updates in Windows Update in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48277-enable-disable-driver-updates-windows-update-windows-10-a.html

 

AVG Ultimate review: More than basic virus protection

Antivirus with a toolbox of security and privacy.

https://www.windowscentral.com/avg-ultimate-review

 

How to Choose What Information to Sync in Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/408363/how-to-choose-what-information-to-sync-in-chrome/

 

How to find your Documents and Desktop folder contents after disabling iCloud sync

They’re not gone forever! Just moved.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3396119/how-to-find-your-documents-and-desktop-folder-contents-after-disabling-icloud-sync.html

 

Flipboard hacks prompt password resets for millions of users

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/28/flipboard-hacks-password-resets/

 

How to enable Enhanced Mode in Windows 10 Search

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-enhanced-mode-in-windows-10-search

 

A Tough Week for IP Address Scammers

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/a-tough-week-for-ip-address-scammers/

 

7 tools to make sense of cord-cutting

Figure out which streaming services you need—and what to watch on them—with these cord-cutting apps.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3398926/7-tools-to-make-sense-of-cord-cutting.html

 

Google exposes G Suite issue that stored plain-text passwords on its servers for 14 years

"We apologize to our users and will do better."

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3396623/google-exposes-g-suite-issue-that-stored-plain-text-passwords-on-its-servers-for-15-years.html

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This Is Not a Drill — You Can Snag an Apple Watch for Under $200 on Amazon Right Now

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/not-drill-snag-apple-watch-210242261.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Protect yourself on every device that's connected to the internet

https://www.komando.com/tips/565879/protect-yourself-on-every-device-thats-connected-to-the-internet

 

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran

It removed 51 Facebook accounts linked with "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/28/facebook-removes-coordinated-inauthentic-behavior-iran/

 

HP's Elite x2 G4 and EliteBook x360 1040 G6 dazzle with 1,000-nit displays and 24-hour battery

HP says its newest laptops can hit 1,000 nits with one offering 24-hours of runtime

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3398481/hps-elite-x2-g4-and-elitebook-x360-1040-g6-dazzle-with-1000-nit-displays-and-24-hour-battery.html

 

How to Remove the Activate Windows 10 Watermark

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remove-activate-windows-10-watermark/

 

How to Hide Your Wireless Network From Your Neighbors

You've Been So Generous Without Even Knowing It

https://www.lifewire.com/hide-your-wireless-network-from-your-internet-leeching-neighbors-2487655

 

Zero-Day Flaw in Windows 10 Task Scheduler Gets Micropatch

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/zero-day-flaw-in-windows-10-task-scheduler-gets-micropatch/

 

Intel Announces Core i9-9900KS: 8 Cores, 5GHz All-Core Boost

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292195-intel-announces-core-i9-9900ks-eight-cores-5ghz-all-core-boost

 

How to Share a Static Snapshot of your Google Calendar

https://www.howtogeek.com/412693/how-to-share-a-static-snapshot-of-your-google-calendar/

 

Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/account-hijacking-forum-ogusers-hacked/

 

Laptops are getting weird and wonderful again

It’s all about dual-screens and foldable devices

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/29/18643825/laptops-dual-screen-foldable-windows-computex-2019

 

Emotet Made Up 61% of Malicious Payloads in Q1

The botnet has displaced credential stealers, stand-alone downloaders, and RATs in the overall threat landscape.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/emotet-made-up-61--of-malicious-payloads-in-q1/d/d-id/1334823

 

Netanyahu among millions exposed on open travel company data base

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/netanyahu-among-millions-exposed-on-open-travel-company-data-base/

 

The surprising main reason 492 out of 500 people at one company chose iPhone over Android

https://bgr.com/2019/05/31/iphone-11-rumors-leaks-vs-android-survey-surprise/

 

Use your iPhone's hidden sleep timer to fall asleep soundly

Forget your sleep timer app, iOS has a better one built in.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-use-the-built-in-sleep-timer-in-ios/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8zLz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

Quick and simple way to listen to radio around the world

https://www.komando.com/downloads/440920/listen-to-radio-stations-world-wide

 

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off

Music streaming, better headphones and the brains behind them both.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/28/apple-beats-five-years-later/

 

Microsoft slates skip-Windows 10 1809 upgrades for late June

This marks the first time the company has jumped past a Windows 10 feature upgrade as it moves to put last fall's update debacle in the rear-view mirror.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3397818/microsoft-slates-skip-windows-10-1809-upgrades-for-late-june.html

 

What Is VSCO and Why Do Smartphone Photographers Use It?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-vsco-smartphone-photographers/

 

How to Fix OS X Bluetooth Wireless Problems

Get a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, or other peripheral working again

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-os-x-bluetooth-wireless-problems-2259967

 

85.4GB Database Exposes Hotels' Internal Security Information

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/854gb-database-exposes-hotels-internal-security-information/

 

ARM Announces New Cortex-A77 CPU Architecture

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/292330-arm-announces-new-cortex-a77-cpu-architecture

 

Chrome for Android Has Dark Mode–Here’s How to Turn it On

https://www.howtogeek.com/412772/chrome-for-android-has-dark-mode-heres-how-to-turn-it-on/

 

Feds Target $100M ‘GozNym’ Cybercrime Network

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/feds-target-100m-goznym-cybercrime-network/

 

Target recalls own-brand Lightning cables over fire risk

90,000 of the Heyday-branded cables are thought to be affected

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/5/31/18647014/target-heyday-lightning-cables-recall-fire-shock-risk-own-brand

 

FirstAm Leak Highlights Importance of Verifying the Basics

The Fortune 500 giant in the real estate industry missed a basic vulnerability in its website, leaving as many as 885 million sensitive records accessible to attackers. The fix: teaching developers the top 10 security issues and frequent testing.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/firstam-leak-highlights-importance-of-verifying-the-basics/d/d-id/1334825

 

Google adds to Baltimore’s ransomware woes

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/google-adds-to-baltimores-ransomware-woes/

 

Apple is finally going to put iTunes out of its misery

https://bgr.com/2019/05/31/itunes-store-breakup-replacement-apps-macos/

 

TikTok: What it is and how to use it to possibly achieve internet fame

You, too, can star in your own music video with TikTok.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/tiktok-what-it-is-and-how-to-use-it-to-possibly-achieve-internet-fame/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8%3d

 

How to shut off notifications on your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/568415/how-to-shut-off-notifications-on-your-android

 

Gigabyte's Aero 15 OLED laptop is made for video editors

Each laptop comes with a Pantone-tuned screen and powerful components.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/28/gigabyte-aero-15-oled-4k-hands-on/

 

How the Intel Ice Lake processor's new AI powers will improve your PC

One of Intel's challenges is to redefine "AI" as less about Cortana, and more about recognizing cat pictures.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3396665/how-intel-ice-lake-processor-ai-powers-will-improve-your-pc.html

 

How to Add a Power Button to Your Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/add-power-button-raspberry-pi/

 

How To Use The Clipboard In Windows 10

Copying and pasting made easier

https://www.lifewire.com/clipboard-windows-10-4684683

 

Microsoft Warns Users Again to Patch Wormable BlueKeep Flaw

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-warns-users-again-to-patch-wormable-bluekeep-flaw/

 

How to Enable or Disable Reserved Storage for Windows Update in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124858-enable-disable-reserved-storage-windows-update-windows-10-a.html

 

How Email Bombing Uses Spam to Hide an Attack

https://www.howtogeek.com/412316/how-email-bombing-uses-spam-to-hide-an-attack/

 

Interest in older iPhones declines

Speculation claims Apple may terminate support for older iPhones when iOS 13 is introduced, but that simply reflects consumer sentiment.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3396224/interest-in-older-iphones-declines.html

 

What if Amazon took Sprint’s place as the US’s fourth wireless carrier?

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and... Amazon

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/30/18646309/amazon-reportedly-interested-boost-mobile-t-mobile-sprint-spectrum

 

Web App Vulnerabilities Flying Under Your Radar

A penetration tester shows how low-severity Web application bugs can have a greater effect than businesses realize.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/web-app-vulnerabilities-flying-under-your-radar/d/d-id/1334819

 

WordPress Slick Popup plugin could leave backdoor open to hackers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/wordpress-slick-popup-plugin-could-leave-backdoor-open-to-hackers/

 

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it

https://bgr.com/2019/05/31/google-chrome-update-ad-blockers-dont-work/

 

If you lose your iPhone, immediately do these 3 things

Whatever you do, don't panic.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/if-you-lose-your-iphone-immediately-do-these-3-things/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8zLz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

Security breach: Major social platform hacked

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569503/security-breach-major-social-platform-hacked

 

Apple finally updates the iPod touch with an A10 chip

There's also a 256GB option, but it's the same on the outside.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/28/apple-finally-updates-ipod-touch/

 

Intel's 'Ice Lake' 10th-gen Core CPUs boost graphics and Wi-Fi, tap AI to offset slower turbo speeds

Ice Lake boasts per-clock instruction improvements, Gen11 graphics, and Wi-Fi speeds that are faster than your router. But how much performance will Intel's first 10nm, 10th-gen Core chip deliver?

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3396221/intel-ice-lake-cpu-10nm-10th-gen-core.html

 

Top 5 Sites to Identify the Owner of a Phone Number

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-8-online-tools-to-identify-the-owner-of-a-phone-number/

 

How to Format an SD Card on Your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/format-sd-card-on-mac-4548264

 

Phishing Email States Your Office 365 Account Will Be Deleted

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-email-states-your-office-365-account-will-be-deleted/

 

How to Clean Up Component Store (WinSxS folder) in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/82643-clean-up-component-store-winsxs-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Disable Outlook Add-ins For Troubleshooting

https://www.howtogeek.com/411900/how-to-disable-outlook-add-ins-for-troubleshooting/

 

Do Apple devices need anti-virus software?

The nature of cyber attacks is changing, and traditional perimeter defenses aren't as effective as before. Your best option is anti-virus combined with other security tactics.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3395861/do-apple-devices-need-anti-virus-software.html

 

Google Chrome extensions will be required to minimize access to user data

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/30/18646093/google-chrome-extensions-user-data-new-privacy-limits

 

Cybercrime: Looking Beyond the Dark Web

Fighting cybercrime requires visibility into much more than just the Dark Web. Here's where to look and a glimpse of what you'll find.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/cybercrime-looking-beyond-the-dark-web/a/d-id/1334774

 

Bypass vulnerability in MacOS X GateKeeper

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/independent-researcher-filippo-cavallarin-discovered-a-gatekeeper-bypass-vulnerability-in-apples-macos-x/

 

If your TV isn’t mounted on a wall, check out Sony’s discounted sound base instead of a sound bar

https://bgr.com/2019/05/31/sony-soundbar-deal-amazon-sound-base/

 

Why your phone gets so damn hot and how to keep it from overheating

An overheated phone is an unhappy phone. Here's what to do if yours does this.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/why-your-phone-gets-so-damn-hot-and-how-to-keep-it-from-overheating/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8zLz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

Epson always on cutting edge of technology with new AR glasses

https://www.komando.com/new-technologies/565835/epson-always-on-cutting-edge-of-technology-with-new-ar-glasses

 

Don't Buy a Raspberry Pi Until You've Seen The CrowPi All in One Kit!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugDVbObV_-0&t=0s

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AT&T’s DirecTV Is Losing Subscribers. Why It Might Not Be a Reason to Panic.

https://www.barrons.com/articles/t-stock-directv-losing-subscribers-might-not-matter-51559063007?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Social Security number phone scam costing victims millions: FTC

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/social-security-phone-scam-costing-victims-millions-ftc-warns-2019-04-11/

 

Rotten Tomatoes Introduces Verified Ratings

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/rotten-tomatoes-verified-ratings/

 

How to Change Your Outlook.com Shortcuts to Match Gmail or Yahoo!

https://www.howtogeek.com/412677/how-to-change-your-outlook.com-shortcuts-to-match-gmail-or-yahoo/

 

The Digital Unraveling: Vigilantes, Rogue Competitors, Big Break Ups, and Broken Trust

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/the-digital-unraveling-vigilantes-rogue-competitors-big-break-ups-and-broken-trust-2/

 

How to Fix A Google Chrome Black Screen Issue

The error can occur with Windows 10, 8, and 7

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-google-chrome-black-screen-4590373

 

Has a Hacker Really Hacked My Email Account?

A scam claims your email account has been hacked, possibly even including a password you've used. Don't be fooled.

https://askleo.com/has-a-hacker-really-hacked-my-email-account/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JeRN3U0UrpdfbL

 

Build your own Echo Show on the cheap

Don't want to spend $230 for Amazon's Alexa-with-a-screen, or even $90 for an Echo Show 5? You can build one for less.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/build-your-own-echo-show-on-the-cheap/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How to Turn On or Off System Protection for Drives in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4533-turn-off-system-protection-drives-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11

https://bgr.com/2019/05/29/windows-11-release-date-features-details/

 

Asus debuts laptop with three screens and a full-size mechanical keyboard

https://news.yahoo.com/asus-debuts-laptop-three-screens-full-size-mechanical-151453062.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Apple tries again with MacBook Pro keyboard design

Apple is back with a fourth redesign of the keyboard in the newly announced MacBook Pros, and it will include free keyboard repairs should something go wrong.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3397079/apple-tries-again-with-macbook-pro-keyboard-design.html

 

Primephonic app review: The unrivaled classical music streaming service comes to Android and iOS

Primephonic's mobile app for Android and iOS delivers the best parts of its classical music service to smart devices—with one glaring omission.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3390296/primephonic-review.html?utm_date=20190530213934

 

First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/first-american-financial-corp-leaked-hundreds-of-millions-of-title-insurance-records/

 

Huawei Blocked From Officially Producing SD Card Technology

The SD Card Association has delisted Huawei as a member to comply with the Trump administration's order against the Chinese company. The Wi-Fi Alliance has also 'temporarily restricted' Huawei's membership.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368582/huawei-blocked-from-officially-producing-sd-card-technology

 

7 reasons to use your credit card (not your debit card) to pay for your vacation

https://www.komando.com/tips/568511/7-reasons-to-use-your-credit-card-not-your-debit-card-to-pay-for-your-vacation

 

7 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using Desktop Email Clients

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-desktop-email-clients-stop-opinion/

 

Use Excel to Calculate How Many Days Until an Event

https://www.howtogeek.com/403419/use-excel-to-calculate-how-many-more-days-there-are-until-your-next-birthday/

 

First American Financial website leaked 885 million documents

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/first-american-financial-website-leaked-885-million-documents/

 

How to Enable Wi-Fi Calling on a Samsung Phone

Make phone calls on your Samsung phone even when you don't have a cell signal

https://www.lifewire.com/enable-wifi-calling-on-samsung-phone-4684472

 

Can My Mobile Provider Track What I Do Online?

Your mobile provider is indeed your ISP when you use their data services, and that means they can see a lot of your activity.

https://askleo.com/can-my-mobile-provider-track-what-i-do-online/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JeRN3U0UrpdfbL

 

The incredibly portable Acer Swift 7 was my near-perfect travelling companion

On the road to London, this slim 14-inch laptop turned heads and saved my shoulders.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/the-incredibly-portable-acer-swift-7-was-my-near-perfect-travelling-companion/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How to Turn On or Off Receive Updates for Other Microsoft Products in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/44926-turn-off-windows-updates-microsoft-products-windows-10-a.html

 

New renders show Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 design from every angle

https://bgr.com/2019/05/30/iphone-11-xl-release-date-soon-photos-leak-design/

 

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, with many more to come

https://news.yahoo.com/spacex-launches-60-little-satellites-1st-thousands-120216522.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Apple has a chance to build a social network we can trust

Forget Ping. Privacy concerns and Apple's growing services give the company a chance to offer a social network we can trust.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3396996/apple-has-a-chance-to-build-a-social-network-we-can-trust.html

 

Best smart sprinkler controller

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

https://www.techhive.com/article/3220478/best-smart-sprinkler-controller.html?utm_date=20190530214020

 

Legal Threats Make Powerful Phishing Lures

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/legal-threats-make-powerful-phishing-lures/

 

Facebook Reveals How Often it Gets Content Takedowns Wrong

For the first time, Facebook is revealing stats around the appeals it receives on content takedowns, and they illustrate how this content moderation can be hit or miss.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368562/facebook-reveals-how-often-it-gets-content-takedowns-wrong

 

What's new in Windows 10 -- should you even update?

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569317/whats-new-for-may-in-windows-10-and-should-you-even-update

 

The Best New Windows 10 Features in the May 2019 Update

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-new-windows-10-features/

 

How to Update Google Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/412273/how-to-update-google-chrome/

 

EternalBlue believed to be behind crippling Baltimore attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/eternalblue-believed-to-be-behind-crippling-baltimore-attack/

 

Disable Automatic Wireless Connections on Windows

Stay secure by preventing automatic connections to some networks

https://www.lifewire.com/disable-automatic-wireless-connections-153376

 

Why Must I Re-enter my Email to Unsubscribe?

Occasionally, you're asked to enter the email address you want to unsubscribe. With today's technology, there's no excuse for that.

https://askleo.com/why-must-i-re-enter-my-email-to-unsubscribe/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JeRN3U0UrpdfbL

 

7 ways to keep packages from getting stolen off your porch

New and updated ways to defend yourself against "porch pirates" and other would-be package thieves.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/ways-to-keep-packages-from-getting-stolen-off-your-porch/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8%3d

 

How to Change Sign-in Screen Background Image in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/24018-change-sign-screen-background-image-windows-10-a.html

 

iPhone 11 will reportedly ditch a marquee feature that took Apple 5 years to develop

https://bgr.com/2019/05/28/iphone-11-release-date-soon-specs-wont-have-3d-touch/

 

Cisco Talos details exceptionally dangerous DNS hijacking attack

Cisco Talos says state-sponsored attackers are battering DNS to gain access to sensitive networks and systems

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3389747/cisco-talos-details-exceptionally-dangerous-dns-hijacking-attack.html

 

WhatsApp Hit by VoIP Spyware Attack

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/291389-whatsapp-hit-by-voip-spyware-attack

 

Bowers & Wilkins announces its Formation Suite, a very high-end wireless multi-room audio system

The all-new mesh wireless system streams audio with up to 24-bit resolution and at sampling rates as high as 96kHz, but it also supports AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3390203/bowers-and-wilkins-formation-suite.html?utm_date=20190530214104

 

WannaCry Lives On in 145K Infected Devices

Data from the last half year shows devices worldwide infected with the self-propagating ransomware, putting organizations with poor patching initiatives at risk.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/wannacry-lives-on-in-145k-infected-devices/d/d-id/1334830

 

Check Point ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware

https://www.pcmag.com/review/355010/check-point-zonealarm-anti-ransomware

 

Facebook helps advertisers target you based on your credit score

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569275/is-your-credit-score-at-risk-it-might-be-as-facebook-gives-your-personal-data-to-companies

 

How to Get Wi-Fi Without an Internet Service Provider: 5 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-get-wifi-without-internet/

 

How to Create a Simple Invoice Using Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/399929/how-to-create-a-simple-invoice-using-excel/

 

Facebook took action against 2.19B fake accounts in first three months of 2019

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/facebook-says-it-took-action-against-2-19b-fake-accounts-in-first-3-months-of-2019-alone/

 

How to Hack-proof Your Wireless Router

Maybe not hack-proof, but at least hack-resistant

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-hack-proof-your-wireless-router-2487654

 

What Can I Disable in Task Manager’s Startup List?

Task Manager shows many of the items that run automatically when you start your machine. What you need and what you don't depends on many factors.

https://askleo.com/what-can-i-disable-in-task-managers-startup-list/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JeRN3U0UrpdfbL

 

5 reasons why your next light bulb should be a smart bulb

From brightening up the party to improving your sleep, here are five reasons to upgrade to a smart bulb.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/why-your-next-light-bulb-should-be-a-smart-bulb/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by8%3d

 

Enable or Disable Always Prompt for Password upon Remote Desktop Connection to Windows PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/92824-enable-always-prompt-password-upon-remote-desktop-connection.html

 

This is how incredible iOS 13 might look on the iPhone 11

https://bgr.com/2019/05/27/iphone-11-xl-release-date-soon-ios-13-leak-features/

 

Malware Authors Have Already Won the Iron Throne

When a show becomes the most desired and pirated in history, it becomes ripe for abuse

https://www.zscaler.de/blogs/corporate/malware-authors-have-already-won-iron-throne

 

Biostar Lists PCIe 4.0, DDR4-4000, 3x M.2 Slots for AMD X570 Racing GT8 Motherboard

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/291309-biostar-lists-pcie-4-0-ddr4-4000-3x-m-2-slots-for-amd-x570-racing-gt8-motherboard

 

Best Bluetooth speakers: Reviews and buying advice

We'll help you find the best wireless speakers for pairing with your smartphone or tablet—whatever your budget, and whatever music floats your boat.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3123762/best-bluetooth-speakers.html?utm_date=20190530214147

 

Flipboard Confirms Two Hacks, Prompts Password Resets

The company reports two incidents affected a subset of its users and is resetting passwords for involved accounts.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/flipboard-confirms-two-hacks-prompts-password-resets/d/d-id/1334828

 

The Best Free VPNs for 2019

Cost is no reason to leave your network traffic unprotected. Here's everything you need to know about what you get (and don't) with the best free VPN services.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/285788/the-best-free-vpn-services

 

Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds

https://www.komando.com/tips/378631/change-this-one-setting-to-get-faster-internet-speeds

 

The 12 Best Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-search-engines-explore-deep-invisible-web/

 

The state of the station

A report on attackers in the energy industry

https://s3-eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/evermade-fsecure-assets/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/15105531/F-Secure_energy_report.pdf

 

China Spying on Undersea Internet Cables

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/04/china_spying_on.html

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Apple's Biggest Event of the Year Starts Monday. Here's What to Expect

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-apos-biggest-event-starts-174342288.html

 

 

I Killed Google and My Phone Almost Died

I set out on a journey to sidestep Google's version of Android and instead use free, private, and secure open-source alternatives on my phone. I made some stupid mistakes, including potentially bursting into flames, but I learned a lot along the way.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/368628/i-killed-google-and-my-phone-almost-died

 

7 Recent Wins Against Cybercrime

The increasing number of successful law enforcement actions and prosecutions suggest that cybercriminals have plenty of reason to be looking over their shoulders.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/7-recent-wins-against-cybercrime/d/d-id/1334791

 

How to Create Desktop App Launchers in Linux

Open those apps quickly from the Linux desktop

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-desktop-app-launchers-in-linux-4685137

 

The iPhone user's guide to the WhatsApp hack attack

Update your app and iPhone immediately

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3394582/the-iphone-users-guide-to-the-whatsapp-hack-attack.html

 

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health?

https://lifehacker.com/does-turning-off-my-smartphone-affect-its-health-1834981341

 

Amazon wants to buy Boost Mobile from Sprint and T-Mobile, report says

T-Mobile and Sprint may have to sell off Boost Mobile to push their merger through, which could pave the way for Amazon to become a wireless service provider.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-wants-to-buy-boost-mobile-from-sprint-and-t-mobile-report-says/

 

PlayStation Now is the Biggest Game Streaming Service Today

https://www.thurrott.com/xbox/207127/playstation-now-is-the-biggest-game-streaming-service-today?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ah7iaG7fmQC7xo0hKr_6oOr4prlOhbfPY7Zc97YGR5IRLsKR1WneXot6FGXJMtMOyocMXK7fPmurHSLCstzz6CStFNQ&_hsmi=73022304

 

[InfoGraphic] 56 Must Know Data Breach Statistics for 2019

https://blog.knowbe4.com/infographic-56-must-know-data-breach-statistics-for-2019

 

Over-the-air DVR prices compared

How much do cord-cutting DVRs cost after factoring in subscription prices? Let's find out.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3391067/over-the-air-dvr-prices-compared.html?utm_date=20190530213258

 

Hacker could locate thousands of cars and kill their engines remotely via poorly-secured GPS tracking apps

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/hacker-could-locate-thousands-of-cars-and-kill-their-engines-remotely-via-poorly-secured-gps-tracking-apps-21108.html#new_tab

 

Google Is Working on a Foldable Phone Prototype, Too

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/290967-google-is-working-on-a-foldable-phone-prototype-too?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZXh0cmVtZXRlY2guY29tL3BhZ2UvMw%3d%3d&i10c.dv=20

 

Google still on track to limit ad-blockers in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/30/google-still-on-track-to-limit-ad-blockers-in-chrome/

 

Free YouTube Download

Download your favorite videos and songs from YouTube with options to choose an output format, quality settings, save location, and even name

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

 

Microsoft’s Edge Browser Keeps Getting More Interesting

https://www.howtogeek.com/413542/microsoft%E2%80%99s-edge-browser-keeps-getting-more-interesting/

 

APT10 campaign debuts two new loaders for distributing PlugX and Quasar RATs

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/apt10-campaign-debuts-two-new-loaders-for-distributing-plugx-and-quasar-rats/

 

Comcast's new device could monitor your bathroom habits

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/568735/comcast-new-device-could-monitor-your-bathroom-habits

 

31 Percent of People Don't Trust Facial-Recognition Tech

When asked for instances in which it would be suitable to use facial-recognition technology, the most popular response at 37 percent was detection and prevention of crime.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368583/31-percent-of-people-dont-trust-facial-recognition-tech

 

What You Need to Know About Zero Trust Security

The zero trust model might be the answer to a world in which perimeters are made to be breached. Is it right for your organization?

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/what-you-need-to-know-about-zero-trust-security/d/d-id/1334751

 

How to Add App Launchers to Linux Taskbars

How to add app launchers to GNOME, KDE Plasma, and Cinnamon

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-add-app-launchers-to-linux-taskbars-4684454

 

Is Apple really about to kill the iPhone SE?

A rumor claims iOS 13 will not support the iPhone SE.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3394600/is-apple-really-about-to-kill-the-iphone-se.html

 

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports

https://lifehacker.com/how-hackers-can-steal-your-data-at-airports-1834976072

 

Hackers steal credit card information from Checkers fast-food chain

It's the latest example of a classic cybercrime.

https://www.cnet.com/news/hackers-steal-credit-card-information-from-checkers-fast-food-chain/

 

Apple Pledges to Be More Upfront About iPhone Performance

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/207150/apple-pledges-to-be-more-upfront-about-iphone-performance?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ah7iaG7fmQC7xo0hKr_6oOr4prlOhbfPY7Zc97YGR5IRLsKR1WneXot6FGXJMtMOyocMXK7fPmurHSLCstzz6CStFNQ&_hsmi=73022304

 

A Mystery Agent Is Doxing Iran's Hackers And Dumping Their Code

https://blog.knowbe4.com/a-mystery-agent-is-doxing-irans-hackers-and-dumping-their-code

 

iRobot Braava Jet 240 review: a mopping robot for small spaces

This household helper expertly maneuvers tight spots in kitchens and bathrooms.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3389680/irobot-braava-jet-240-review.html?utm_date=20190530213320

 

Bodybuilders beware! One of the world’s largest online fitness stores hit by security breach

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/bodybuilders-beware-one-of-the-worlds-largest-online-fitness-stores-hit-by-security-breach-21099.html#new_tab

 

Flaw in Dell Software Leaves Computers Vulnerable to Hacks

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/290840-flaw-in-dell-software-leaves-computers-vulnerable-to-hacks?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZXh0cmVtZXRlY2guY29tL3BhZ2UvNA%3d%3d&i10c.dv=20

 

Windows 10 20H1 Preview: Your Phone App gets a massive boost

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/30/windows-10-20h1-preview-your-phone-app-gets-a-massive-boost/

 

Facebook Container

A Firefox extension that can launch Facebook in a separate container, limiting its access to information about your visits to third party webpages

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Facebook-Container.shtml

 

Is It Bad to Have Your Desktop PC on the Floor?

https://www.howtogeek.com/413212/is-it-bad-to-have-your-desktop-pc-on-the-floor/

 

HawkEye malware campaign upticks on business users

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/ibm-x-factor-researchers-detected-an-uptick-in-hawkeye-version-9-keylogger-infection-campaigns-targeting-business-around-the-world/

 

8 ways Google Maps helps you beat holiday traffic

https://www.komando.com/tips/568209/8-ways-google-maps-helps-you-beat-holiday-traffic

 

Report: Amazon Working on Human Emotion-Detecting Wearable

Internal documents reveal Amazon sees this as a health and wellness product that's voice-activated and controlled via a smartphone app.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368543/report-amazon-working-on-human-emotion-detecting-wearable

 

The State of Cyber Security Incident Response

https://www.informationweek.com/whitepaper/cybersecurity/risk-management-security/the-state-of-cyber-security-incident-response/405953?gset=yes&cid=mp_rptbx&_mc=mp_rptbx

 

How to install Linux apps from the Linux App Stores

You too can install app on Linux with ease

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-install-apps-from-linux-app-stores-4589698

 

How to use Excel as a data visualization tool

Microsoft Excel has more dataviz capabilities than you may realize. Find out how to make your data stand out with charts, PivotTables, sparklines, slicers and more.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3395896/how-to-use-excel-as-a-data-visualization-tool.html

 

How to Prepare for the Changes Coming to Your Nest Account

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-prepare-for-the-changes-coming-to-your-nest-acco-1834828917

 

Google holds firm on Chrome changes that may break ad blockers

However, enterprise users may be exempt from the tweaks.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-holds-firm-on-chrome-changes-that-may-break-ad-blockers/

 

How to Turn On or Off Apps for Websites in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/74760-turn-off-apps-websites-windows-10-a.html

 

[SCAM OF THE WEEK]: Notre Dame Disaster Causes FireStorm Of Social Engineering And Misinformation

https://blog.knowbe4.com/scam-of-the-week-notre-dame-disaster-causes-firestorm-of-social-engineering-and-misinformation

 

Buy More, Save More -- This HP Coupon Code Cuts Prices on Business PCs

https://www.techhive.com/article/3391204/buy-more-save-more-this-hp-coupon-code-cuts-prices-on-business-pcs.html?utm_date=20190530213351

 

Facial recognition fail allows politician’s kids to access his laptop

https://www.grahamcluley.com/facial-recognition-fail-allows-politicians-kids-to-access-his-laptop/

 

Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/canada-uses-civil-anti-spam-law-in-bid-to-fine-malware-purveyors/

 

WindowGrid: improve window moving, resizing, and aligning on Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/29/windowgrid-improve-window-moving-resizing-and-aligning-on-windows/

 

Avast Free Antivirus

Powerful anti-malware solution delivered in a user-friendly and free package, featuring multiple scanning modes and extra tools to ensure all-round PC safety

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Avast-Home-Edition.shtml

 

37 Important Linux Commands You Should Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/412055/37-important-linux-commands-you-should-know/

 

License plate reader firm breached, data leaked

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/license-plate-reader-firm-breached-data-leaked/

 

Feeling down? Alexa could soon know your emotional state

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/568773/feeling-down-alexa-could-soon-know-your-emotional-state

 

Laptop Full of Malware Sells for $1.3M

It's an art piece containing six pieces of malware responsible for $95 billion worth of damage and it just sold at auction for $1.345 million.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368603/laptop-full-of-malware-sells-for-1-3m

 

7 Signs of the Rising Threat of Magecart Attacks in 2019

Magecart attacks continue to grow in momentum. Here are the stats and stories that show what's behind the mayhem.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/7-signs-of-the-rising-threat-of-magecart-attacks-in-2019/d/d-id/1334744

 

Why Linux Doesn't (Usually) Need An Antivirus

Do Linux machines ever even get viruses?

https://www.lifewire.com/why-linux-doesn-t-usually-need-an-antivirus-4628342

 

Get ready for some serious Google operating system confusion

Think Google's lineup of overlapping operating systems is overwhelming now? Just wait.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3398638/google-operating-system-confusion.html

 

Let Windows 10 Figure Out When to Automatically Update Your PC

https://lifehacker.com/let-windows-10-figure-out-when-to-automatically-update-1834953954

 

Amazon Prime Day 2019: When is it, what's coming and how can I get the best deals?

The latest tips, predictions, current deals and more for the company's big summer sale.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-prime-day-2019-best-deals-when-is-it-predictions-echo-kindle-fire-tv-food/

 

How to Turn On or Off Variable Refresh Rate for Games in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/133539-turn-off-variable-refresh-rate-games-windows-10-a.html

 

Phishing Attack Spoofs Email Security Firm

https://blog.knowbe4.com/phishing-attack-spoofs-email-security-firm

 

Best video doorbell: Nest vs. Ring vs. August and all the rest

Which video doorbell deserves to be mounted next to your front door? Our reviews lay it all out.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3277467/best-video-doorbells.html?utm_date=20190530213911

 

Students face prison for being criminal 'money mules': top garda

https://www.independent.ie/business/technology/students-face-prison-for-being-criminal-money-mules-top-garda-38048859.html

 

Should Failing Phish Tests Be a Fireable Offense?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/should-failing-phish-tests-be-a-fireable-offense/

 

A wave of malware add-ons hit the Mozilla Firefox Extensions Store

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/29/another-malware-wave-hit-the-mozilla-firefox-extensions-store/

 

Suricata

Intrusion detection and prevention system (IDS/IPS) that can be installed on network hardware to alert against attempts to penetrate security

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/Components-Libraries/Suricata.shtml

 

Windows 10’s “Check for Updates” Button Just Got Safer

https://www.howtogeek.com/413180/windows-10s-check-for-updates-button-just-got-safer/

 

Hacker has designs on Canva data, steals info belonging to 139M users

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/hacker-has-designs-on-canva-data-steals-info-belonging-to-139m-users/

 

How to stop annoying notifications on your iPhone

https://www.komando.com/tips/568435/how-to-stop-annoying-notifications-on-your-iphone

 

Zuck: Our Security Efforts Will Suffer if Facebook Is Broken Up

'The amount of our budget that goes toward our safety systems I believe is greater than Twitter's revenue for this whole year,' Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told journalists.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368564/zuck-our-security-efforts-will-suffer-if-facebook-is-broken

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The Internet of Prisons: IoT Is Changing How People Do Time

https://www.iottechtrends.com/the-internet-of-prisons-iot/

 

AORUS joins the PCIe 4.0 party with new 2TB SSD

Likely pricey, but nevertheless immensely impressive.

https://www.windowscentral.com/aorus-joins-pcie-40-party-new-2tb-ssd

 

How to create a full backup of Windows 10 using Macrium Reflect

Macrium Reflect features all the necessary features that you need to create a full backup to protect your Windows 10 installation and personal files from hardware failure, malware, and data corruption.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-backup-windows-10-macrium-reflect/

 

Windows 10 1903 Cumulative Update KB4497935 Released With Fixes

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-1903-cumulative-update-kb4497935-released-with-fixes/

 

Huawei vs. Trump: all the news about the Chinese phone maker’s messy relationship with the US

Huawei’s future hangs in the balance

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/21/18634046/huawei-donald-trump-us-trade-war-china-android-google-ban-5g-future

 

Google Maps adds ability to see speed limits and speed traps in 40+ countries

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/29/google-maps-adds-ability-to-see-speed-limits-and-speed-traps-in-40-countries/

 

Set Windows 10 to restart immediately to install an important Updates

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/make-windows-10-restart-immediately-when-required

 

How to delete Skype

So long, Skype

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-delete-skype

 

The 5 Best PC Sound Cards to Buy in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-pc-sound-cards/

 

Privacy – It’s everyone’s responsibility

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-its-everyones-responsibility/

 

The Internet Archive and Wayback Machine

https://askbobrankin.com/the_internet_archive_and_wayback_machine.html

 

New render shows Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 with a gorgeous twist

https://bgr.com/2019/05/29/pixel-4-release-date-2019-leak-design-photo-panda/

 

How to Automate Google Sheets With Macros

https://www.howtogeek.com/413334/how-to-automate-google-sheets-with-macros/

 

Intel's 2nd-gen Optane Memory M15 upgrades storage performance speeds

Intel's "2nd-gen" Optane Memory devices finally increase the number of PCIe lanes.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398697/intel-optane-memory-m15-ssd.html

 

Shocking number of medical device malfunctions reports hidden from public

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/568959/shocking-number-of-medical-device-malfunctions-reports-hidden-from-public

 

How to customize Command Prompt using Terminal tab on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Command Prompt now includes a new Terminal tab to customize the experience further, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-customize-command-prompt-using-terminal-tab-windows-10-may-2019-update

 

Windows 10 version 1903 download using ‘Update Assistant’

The Update Assistant tool has been updated to install the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903), and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-download-update-assistant/

 

YouTube Cryptocurrency Videos Pushing Info-Stealing Trojan

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/youtube-cryptocurrency-videos-pushing-info-stealing-trojan/

 

Wyze’s next smart home product is an $8 light bulb

The budget smart home company adds lights to its lineup

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/5/21/18634064/wyze-bulb-smart-home-budget-cheap-preorders-alexa-google-assistant

 

Apple’s new App Store website takes aim at antitrust, anti-competitive claims

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/29/apples-new-app-store-website-takes-aim-at-antitrust-anti-competitive-claims/

 

VideoUtils is a one-stop online multimedia converter and editor

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/videoutils-is-a-one-stop-online-multimedia-converter-and-editor

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update problems: how to fix them

Experiencing issues?

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/windows-10-may-2019-update-problems-how-to-fix-them

 

How to Open Websites in Floating Window with Pennywise

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pennywise-open-websites-in-floating-window/

 

Privacy Statistics

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-statistics/

 

Does Your Computer Need More Memory? (have 4GB or less, yes)

https://askbobrankin.com/does_your_computer_need_more_memory.html

 

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting

https://bgr.com/2019/05/28/cord-cutting-options-2019-cell-phone-service/

 

What Is Android’s Project Mainline, and When Will My Phone Get It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/413714/what-is-android%E2%80%99s-project-mainline-and-when-will-my-phone-get-it/

 

Here's what's inside Intel's boundary-pushing 'Project Athena' laptops—and why

Project Athena notebooks will help guide the design of premium notebook PCs shipping this fall, but they're also a showcase for some of Intel's own technologies.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3396639/inside-intel-project-athena-laptop-specs.html

 

Free app safely records your doctor's visits

https://www.komando.com/apps/567801/free-app-safely-records-your-doctors-visits

 

Scoop up the WD My Book 6TB hard drive for $96 before the day is done

https://www.windowscentral.com/wd-my-book-6-tb-external-desktop-hard-drive

 

WINDOWS 10 UPDATE KB4497935 (BUILD 18362.145) RELEASES FOR VERSION 1903

Microsoft publishes a new quality update to fixes a slew of problems with Windows 10 version 1903.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4497935-windows-10-build-18362-145-1903/

 

Gmail's Confidential Mode for G Suite Goes Live on June 25

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/gmails-confidential-mode-for-g-suite-goes-live-on-june-25/

 

Eero mesh Wi-Fi systems are cheaper today, and Google Nest Hub is almost half off

Deals to help you improve your Wi-Fi and KPM

https://www.theverge.com/good-deals/2019/5/21/18633954/eero-mesh-wi-fi-google-nest-hub-amazon-sale-discount-deal

 

Amazon adds ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ command

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/29/amazon-adds-alexa-delete-what-i-said-today-command/

 

How to automatically adjust Active Hours in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/automatically-adjust-active-hours-in-windows-10

 

How to download and install the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Here’s how to get the very latest version of Windows 10

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-download-and-install-the-windows-10-may-2019-update

 

How to Find a Specific Word in a File on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/grep-find-specific-word-in-file-linux/

 

AMD Gains Market Share in Desktop and Laptop, Slips in Servers

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291032-amd-gains-market-share-in-desktop-and-laptop-slips-in-servers

 

[BUSTED!] Scams, Hoaxes, Urban Legends

https://askbobrankin.com/busted_scams_hoaxes_urban_legends.html

 

This is our first look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 design

https://bgr.com/2019/05/29/galaxy-note-10-design-vs-galaxy-s10-render-based-on-leaks-and-rumors/

 

We Tried Microsoft’s New Edge for Mac Browser, You Can Too

https://www.howtogeek.com/413659/we-tried-microsofts-new-edge-for-mac-browser-you-can-too/

 

How to pay for NYC subway and bus fares using your Apple, Android, Fitbit, or Samsung device

Get ready for the May 31 launch.

https://tinyurl.com/yya3rp6y

 

3 reasons robocalls won't stop (and 5 things to do about them)

https://www.komando.com/columns/568701/3-reasons-robocalls-are-hard-to-stop-and-5-things-to-do-about-them

 

Protect your privacy and save 75% for a limited time with a NordVPN subscription  (I use PIA and this price is unreal)

Subscribe to our top-rated VPN service from just $3 per month.

https://www.windowscentral.com/thrifter-deal-favorite-vpn-sale

 

SHOULD I INSTALL WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903 ON MY PC? PROBABLY NOT, AND HERE’S WHY.

Is it safe to update Windows 10 version 1903? Best answer: Yes, but you should reconsider. Here's why and what you should do.

https://pureinfotech.com/should-install-windows-10-1903-now/

 

Nansh0u Miner Attack Infects 50K MS-SQL, PHPMyAdmin Servers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nansh0u-miner-attack-infects-50k-ms-sql-phpmyadmin-servers/

 

US Postal Service will use autonomous big rigs to ship mail in new test

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple lands a two-week test

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/21/18633904/usps-postal-service-autonomous-big-rigs-ship-mail-test

 

Huawei files motion to challenge sweeping US ban, calling it ‘not normal’

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/29/huawei-files-motion-to-challenge-sweeping-us-ban-calling-it-not-normal/

 

Windows 10 v1903 features removed or planned for replacement

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-v1903-features-removed-or-planned-for-replacement

 

How to download YouTube videos for free

Download YouTube videos for offline viewing

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-download-youtube-videos

 

How to Sync Microsoft OneDrive with Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/sync-onedrive-linux/

 

Intel Will Launch 7nm Chips in 2021, Ice Lake Ships in June

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291029-intel-will-launch-7nm-chips-in-2021-ice-lake-ships-in-june

 

Geekly Update - 29 May 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_29_may_2019.html

 

Amazon’s crazy Apple Watch sale is basically a Prime Day preview

https://bgr.com/2019/05/29/apple-watch-series-3-price-drop-amazon-prime-day/

 

Free Download: Use Alexa Hands-Free on Any PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/413599/free-download-use-alexa-hands-free-on-any-pc/

 

Intel teases 'Performance Maximizer' one-click overclocking tool, with insurance to back it up

Intel's PTPP will replace one Core chip that's been damaged by overclocking.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398336/intel-performance-maximizer-overclocking-tools.html

 

25 most useful Alexa skills you'll use time and again

https://www.komando.com/tips/566025/25-most-useful-alexa-skills-youll-use-time-and-again

 

Why VideoProc is the best Windows 4K video editing software for beginners

VideoProc is considered the best 4K-focused video editing software especially for beginners for good reasons.

https://www.windowscentral.com/why-videoproc-ss-best-windows-4k-video-editing-software-beginners

 

Study Suggest Smart Cars Help Traffic by 35%

https://www.iottechtrends.com/smart-cars-help-traffic-by-35-percent/

 

Experts: Breach at IT Outsourcing Giant Wipro

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/experts-breach-at-it-outsourcing-giant-wipro/

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Mon 1628 05/27/2019

Amazon's rumored wearable device reads your emotions by listening to your voice

Open the pod bay doors, Alexa.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3397107/amazon-device-read-human-emotion.html

 

Smart Taskbar is a free Dual or Multi monitor software to manage multiple displays

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ultramon-smart-taskbar-windows

 

Apple fans get real about the MacBook Air 2018

Readers rate and review the latest Air, from the keyboard to the processor.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/24/apple-macbook-air-2018-user-reviews/

 

Intel's 2nd-gen Optane Memory M15 upgrades storage performance speeds

Intel's "2nd-gen" Optane Memory devices finally increase the number of PCIe lanes.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3398697/intel-optane-memory-m15-ssd.html

 

Here's How to Send a Fax From Your Computer

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_send_a_fax_from_your_computer.html

 

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E6 review: B&O's signature sound in an in-ear monitor

The Beoplay E6 is a wireless in-ear-headphone in a sweat- and dust-resistant package that's just the ticket for active lifestyles.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3397798/bang-olufsen-beoplay-e6-review.html

 

Top 5 privacy plugins

Privacy on the web is a growing concern. Tom Merritt suggests five privacy plugins to help keep your personal information safe.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-5-privacy-plugins/

 

What Is Windows Sandbox and How Is It Used to Run Applications

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-sandbox-run-application/

 

Privacy legislation: E pluribus unum

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/privacy-legislation-e-pluribus-unum/

 

Wipro Intruders Targeted Other Major IT Firms

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/wipro-intruders-targeted-other-major-it-firms/

 

New Windows 10 Vulnerability Could Let Hackers Gain Full Access to Your PC

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/windows-10-zero-day-vulnerability-admin-rights,news-30135.html

 

How to Keep Your Laptop On With the Lid Closed on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/412876/how-to-keep-your-laptop-on-with-the-lid-closed-on-windows-10/

 

9 Troubleshooting Tips to Fix Multiple Monitors on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/troubleshoot-multiple-monitors-mac/

 

How to set up your Android to help you sleep better

https://www.komando.com/apps/568427/how-to-set-up-your-android-to-sleep-better

 

Use StereoPhoto Maker to improve the quality of your photos

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stereophoto-maker-enhance-quality-of-images

 

AMD partner leaks two mid-range Navi GPUs

The Navi GT will reportedly beat NVIDIA's RTX 2070 for $499.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/24/amd-partner-leaks-two-mid-range-navi-gpus/

 

Intel teases 'Performance Maximizer' one-click overclocking tool, with insurance to back it up

Intel's PTPP will replace one Core chip that's been damaged by overclocking.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3398336/intel-performance-maximizer-overclocking-tools.html

 

Can You Remove Yourself From The Internet?

https://askbobrankin.com/can_you_remove_yourself_from_the_internet.html

 

Grace Digital Mondo+ Classic review: A neoclassical clock radio for the internet age

Easy operation, modern connections, and agreeable sound make the Mondo+ Classic an internet radio even a Luddite can love.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3397325/grace-digital-mondo-classic-review.html

 

Intel and AMD announce new CPUs: Whose won?

At Computex 2019, Intel and AMD presented new processors that will make their way into upcoming computers. Here's a look at the two announcements.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/intel-and-amd-announce-new-cpus-whose-won/

 

4 Things You Need to Boot Windows 10 in 3 Seconds

https://www.maketecheasier.com/boot-windows10-3-seconds/

 

Striving for a privacy culture

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/striving-for-a-privacy-culture/

 

How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/how-not-to-acknowledge-a-data-breach/

 

Macs, PCs Vulnerable to Thunderbolt Hack: What to Do

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/thunderclap-mac-pc-security-flaws,news-29522.html

 

How Much RAM Does a Chromebook Really Need?

https://www.howtogeek.com/413556/how-much-ram-does-a-chromebook-really-need/

 

6 Tips to Improve Your Mac Gaming Experience

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/improve-mac-gaming-experience/

 

How to set up your iPhone to help you sleep better

https://www.komando.com/apps/568397/how-to-set-up-your-iphone-to-help-you-sleep-better

 

Best free Microsoft Office alternative software

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-free-microsoft-office-alternative-software

 

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink internet satellites

These are the first of thousands.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/23/spacex-starlink-launch/

 

Microsoft OS exec puts Windows 10 Home Ultra rumors to rest

Everybody can relax.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3398916/microsoft-os-exec-puts-windows-10-home-ultra-rumors-to-rest.html

 

Here's Why You Need a Disposable Email Address

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_why_you_need_a_disposable_email_address.html

 

The Lutron Aurora handily solves the smart bulb, dumb switch predicament

This battery-powered dimmer retrofits toggle switches controlling Philips Hue and other Zigbee smart bulbs, so they can’t be turned off by accident.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3396178/the-lutron-aurora-handily-solves-the-smart-bulb-dumb-switch-predicament.html

 

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet

Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-office-365-the-smart-persons-guide/

 

4 of the Best Video-Editing Software for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-video-editor-linux/

 

Privacy sheriffs – CPOs saddle up to protect information assets

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/privacy-sheriffs-cpos-saddle-up-to-protect-information-assets/

 

Microsoft Is Rebooting PowerToys for Windows 10

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/291112-microsoft-is-rebooting-powertoys-for-windows-10?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZXh0cmVtZXRlY2guY29tL2cwMC9wYWdlLzI%2faTEwYy51YT0xJmkxMGMuZW5jUmVmZXJyZXI9JmkxMGMuZHY9MjA%3d&i10c.dv=20

 

Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/windows-7-xp-patches,news-30076.html

 

What the End of “Works With Nest” Means For You

https://www.howtogeek.com/413820/what-the-end-of-works-with-nest-means-for-you/

 

3 Ways to Downgrade to an Older Version of macOS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/downgrade-macos-version/

 

Serious gamers listen up! You could play your way to big bucks

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/568897/serious-gamers-listen-up-you-could-play-your-way-to-big-bucks

 

Edit, convert, compress, record videos with Clipchamp extension for Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/clipchamp-extension-for-chrome

 

Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside

It should be no different than an alert when you forget your keys, proponents say.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/23/congress-vehicle-safety-alerts/

 

Nvidia's G-Sync Compatible validation flunks over 94% of FreeSync monitors. Here's why

The company said 28 FreeSync panels meet its requirements, while 475 failed validation.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3398483/nvidias-g-sync-compatible-validation-flunks-over-94-of-freesync-monitors-heres-why.html

 

Do This Instead of Printing (you'll save time and money)

https://askbobrankin.com/do_this_instead_of_printing_youll_save_time_and_money.html

 

Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3252155/best-smart-speakers.html

 

Dark web data monitoring: 6 questions to ask

The dark web is home to a multitude of threats for businesses. Here is how to stay protected, according to a Terbium Labs report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/dark-web-data-monitoring-6-questions-to-ask/

 

4 of the Best Android Emulators for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-emulators-for-linux/

 

VPN Endgame

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/vpn-endgame/

 

Project Mainline Is Google’s Latest Attempt to Fix Android Updates

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/291083-project-mainline-is-googles-latest-attempt-to-fix-android-updates

 

Best VPNs for Windows 10

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-vpn-windows,review-6232.html

 

Remember Microsoft PowerToys? Windows 10 Is Getting Them

https://www.howtogeek.com/413859/remember-microsoft-powertoys-windows-10-is-getting-them/

 

The 6 Best iPhone Apps to Supercharge Your MacBook or iMac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-ios-apps-power-mac-experience/

 

Creating a shared photo repository is a snap

https://www.komando.com/tips/470182/creating-a-shared-photo-repository-is-a-snap

 

Windows laptop turns off when unplugged

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-laptop-turns-off-when-unplugged

 

How to Rename a File in Linux with Examples [2019] (Linux Tutorial With examples)

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-rename-a-file-in-linux/

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Mystery data breach reportedly exposes 80 million names, addresses, and income info in U.S.

No one has any idea who's to blame.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3391916/mystery-data-breach-reportedly-exposes-80-million-names-addresses-and-income-info.html

 

10 Amazing things you can do with Apple Pay

https://www.komando.com/tips/564536/10-amazing-things-you-can-do-with-apple-pay

 

How to Add Accessibility Features to Google Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/413656/how-to-add-accessibility-features-to-google-chrome/

 

Ghacks Deals: Private Internet Access VPN: 3-Yr Subscription for just $60

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/28/ghacks-deals-private-internet-access-vpn-3-yr-subscription-for-just-60/

 

Controversy over which DMARC setting will best protect the 2020 presidential campaigns

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/controversy-over-which-dmarc-setting-will-best-protect-the-2020-presidential-campaigns/

 

How to Get the Beautiful 'Quake II RTX' Re-release for Free

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-the-beautiful-quake-ii-rtx-re-release-for-fr-1835065681

 

Quick Steps to Resolve D3D Full Screen Game Issue in Windows 10 Version 1903

If you’ve recently installed Windows 10 May 2019 Update, also known as version 1903, and D3D applications and games don’t work as expected, worry not because you’re not alone.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/quick-steps-to-resolve-d3d-full-screen-game-issue-in-windows-10-version-1903-526198.shtml

 

All Chromebooks Will Support Linux Going Forward

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291185-all-chromebooks-will-support-linux-going-forward

 

NVIDIA Control Panel Access denied – Won’t apply settings

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/nvidia-control-panel-access-denied-wont-apply-settings

 

US DoJ Indicts Chinese Man for Anthem Breach

Fujie Wang allegedly worked as part of a hacking team out of China that stole information on nearly 80 million Americans in the massive healthcare breach.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/us-doj-indicts-chinese-man-for-anthem-breach/d/d-id/1334676

 

What is credential stuffing, and why is my smart security camera vulnerable to it?

https://blog.avast.com/credential-stuffing-and-web-cams

 

Microsoft slates skip-Windows 10 1809 upgrades for late June

This marks the first time the company has jumped past a Windows 10 feature upgrade as it moves to put last fall's update debacle in the rear-view mirror.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3397818/microsoft-slates-skip-windows-10-1809-upgrades-for-late-june.html

 

How to free up iCloud storage space

Apple gives you 5GB of iCloud storage space for free, but that can feel cramped rather quickly if you have more than one iOS device to back up. Here’s how to make the most of the space you have.

https://www.macworld.com/article/2010911/how-to-free-up-icloud-storage-space.html

 

Marcus “MalwareTech” Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Writing, Selling Banking Malware

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/marcus-malwaretech-hutchins-pleads-guilty-to-writing-selling-banking-malware/

 

What Is Activity Monitor? The Mac Equivalent of Task Manager

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/activity-monitor-mac-equivalent-ctrlaltdelete/

 

How to Connect GoPro to Your Android Phone

Do the heavy lifting of GoPro editing and uploading on your Android

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-gopro-to-phone-android-4685745

 

5 biggest things to come out of Google I/O 2019

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/565545/5-biggest-things-to-come-out-of-google-i-o-2019

 

How to Edit Text Files Graphically on Linux With gedit

https://www.howtogeek.com/413514/how-to-edit-text-files-graphically-on-linux-with-gedit/

 

Google's blocking new Microsoft Edge from accessing new design

https://www.ghacks.net/20

 

19/05/28/googles-blocking-new-microsoft-edge-from-accessing-new-design/

 

New Sodinokibi ransomware delivered via Oracle WebLogic vulnerability

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/new-sodinokibi-ransomware-delivered-via-oracle-weblogic-vulnerability/

 

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-clean-the-most-common-smartphone-messes-1834927079

 

How to Fix Camera App Bug on Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Bugs in Windows 10 feature updates are not something totally unexpected, mostly because Microsoft can’t simply test each release on the millions of software and hardware configurations out there.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-camera-app-bug-on-windows-10-may-2019-update-526196.shtml

 

Intel: Laptops With Foldable Screens at Least 2 Years Away

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291148-intel-laptops-with-foldable-screens-at-least-2-years-away

 

What is AGC Microphone in Windows 10? Should it be On or Off?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/agc-microphone-in-windows-10

 

New Initiative Aims to Fast-Track Women into Cybersecurity Careers

'100 Women in 100 Days' is a career development program made possible by a $160,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

https://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/new-initiative-aims-to-fast-track-women-into-cybersecurity-careers/d/d-id/1334666

 

How secure is your smart home network?

https://blog.avast.com/how-secure-is-your-wi-fi-network

 

Review: Windows 10 May 2019 Update unleashes a spring surprise

After several underwhelming biannual feature updates, Microsoft has finally delivered a truly useful change in Windows 10 version 1903.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3393971/review-windows-10-may-2019-update-version-1903-unleashes-a-spring-surprise.html

 

iOS 13 rumors: Everything you need to know

Here's everything we think we know about Apple's next big mobile operating system release.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3336145/ios-13-rumors-features-release-date.html

 

Who’s Behind the RevCode WebMonitor RAT?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/whos-behind-the-revcode-webmonitor-rat/

 

8 Ways to Make Traveling With Your Mac Secure and Simple

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/traveling-mac-secure-simple/

 

How to Fix Windows 10 Ethernet Driver Issues

Get your computer back on the network

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-windows-10-network-drivers-4684431

 

Watch out! Cyberattacks on cities and companies are also a big problem for you

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569279/ransomware-attacks-also-affect-you

 

Alexa Will Still Work With Nest (and That’s a Problem)

https://www.howtogeek.com/414217/alexa-will-still-work-with-nest-and-thats-a-problem/

 

Microsoft: Windows 10 Your Phone app is too important to be uninstalled

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/27/microsoft-windows-10-your-phone-app-is-too-important-to-be-uninstalled/

 

Further details on Wipro phishing attack revealed

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/further-details-on-wipro-phishing-attack-revealed/

 

The Easiest Way to View and Convert .HEIC Files in Windows

https://lifehacker.com/the-easiest-way-to-view-and-convert-heic-files-in-wind-1835061199

 

How to Kill and Restart the Start Menu in Windows 10 May 2019 Update

One of the biggest changes in the newly-released Windows 10 May 2019 Update, or version 1903, is that Microsoft created a separate process for the Start menu.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-kill-and-restart-the-start-menu-in-windows-10-may-2019-update-526178.shtml

 

Google Pixel 3a Gets Respectable Repairability Score from iFixit

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/291142-google-pixel-3a-gets-respectable-repairability-score-from-ifixit

 

How to add images to Sticky Notes on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-images-to-sticky-notes-on-windows-10-2

 

Nation-State Breaches Surged in 2018: Verizon DBIR

The source of breaches has fluctuated significantly over the past nine years, but organized crime has almost always topped nation-state actors each year. The gap narrowed significantly in 2018, according to the annual report.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/nation-state-breaches-surged-in-2018-verizon-dbir/d/d-id/1334671

How to Close the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Gap

If we don't change our ways, the gap will keep getting worse. Outside-the-box thinking and new techniques are required, and here are a few ways to get started.

How to Close the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Gap

If we don't change our ways, the gap will keep getting worse. Outside-the-box thinking and new techniques are required, and here are a few ways to get started.

How to Close the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Gap

If we don't change our ways, the gap will keep getting worse. Outside-the-box thinking and new techniques are required, and here are a few ways to get started.

 

How to Turn On or Off Search online and include web results in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/25016-turn-off-search-online-include-web-results-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple has updated the iPod touch

Everything iPhone, except the phone.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3397004/apple-has-updated-the-ipod-touch.html

 

Apple's surprise iPod touch refresh has a faster processor, more storage, same everything else

The seventh-generation iPod touch has an A10 processor and a new 256GB storage option.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3398477/apple-pod-touch-2019-a10-processor.html

 

Did the Iranians create fake U.S. social media accounts and pose as GOP politicians?

No one can be certain who was behind a pro-Iran influence campaign, according to reports released Tuesday by Facebook and cybersecurity firm FireEye.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/did-iranians-create-fake-u-s-social-media-accounts-pose-n1010946

 

7 Mac Apps to Protect Your Eyes From Eye Strain

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-apps-eye-strain/

 

Apple Resurrects the iPod Touch

Apple’s new iPod touch has kids written all over it

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-resurrects-ipod-touch-4688732

 

Data breach! 800 million sensitive mortgage documents

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569247/data-breach-800-million-sensitive-mortgage-documents

 

How to Get Microsoft Excel to Calculate Uncertainty

https://www.howtogeek.com/413456/how-to-get-excel-to-calculate-uncertainty/

 

How to fix Firefox starting with a blank user profile

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/27/how-to-fix-firefox-starting-with-a-blank-user-profile/

 

St. Ambrose Catholic Parish BEC scam nets $1.75M

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/st-ambrose-catholic-parish-in-brunswick-ohio-was-hit-with-a-business-email-compromise-scam/

 

How to Speed Up or Slow Down Any HTML5 Video

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-speed-up-or-slow-down-any-html5-video-1835004931

 

Fix Bluetooth Devices Not Detected in Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 May 2019 Update, or version 1903, is available for the first wave of devices from Windows Update, but at the same time, anyone can install it from the Media Creation Tool as well.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/fix-bluetooth-devices-not-detected-in-windows-10-may-2019-update-526177.shtml

 

Microsoft Throws in the Towel on UWP, Elevates Win32

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291124-microsoft-throws-in-the-towel-on-uwp-elevates-win32

 

Skype not sending messages in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/skype-messages-not-sending

 

How to Close the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Gap

If we don't change our ways, the gap will keep getting worse. Outside-the-box thinking and new techniques are required, and here are a few ways to get started.

https://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/how-to-close-the-critical-cybersecurity-talent-gap/a/d-id/1334593

 

How to Update to Latest Version of Windows 10 using Windows 10 Update Assistant

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/81031-update-latest-version-windows-10-using-update-assistant.html

 

Even more useful iCloud storage tips

You’ll get more out of Apple’s paltry 5GB iCloud storage if you make use of these simple tips.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3397839/even-more-useful-icloud-storage-tips.html

 

How to fix autocorrect’s ‘ducking’ problem on iPhone

Annoyed that your iOS device won’t let you type the ducking ‘F word’? Text Replacement can save the day.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3397043/how-to-fix-autocorrects-ducking-problem-on-iphone.html

 

Video game addiction is a mental health disorder, World Health Organization says

The WHO calls gaming addiction "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior" so severe it "takes precedence over other life interests".

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/video-games/video-game-addiction-mental-health-disorder-world-health-organization-says-n1010441

 

9 Automator Apps You Can Create in Under 5 Minutes

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-automator-applications-create-5-minutes-mac/

 

How to Remove a Virus From Your Computer Without Antivirus Software

Take care of viruses plaguing your system

https://www.lifewire.com/remove-virus-from-pc-without-antivirus-4684770

 

5 ways to clear your personal info from your car before you sell it

https://www.komando.com/tips/568497/selling-your-car-how-to-clear-your-personal-info-first

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