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Sat 06/08/2019 1640
Fri 06/07/2019 1639
Thur 06/06/2019 1638
Wed 06/05/2019 1637
Tue 06/04/2019 1636
Mon 06/03/2019 1635
Sun 06/02/2019 1634

Sat 1640 06/08/2019

FCC votes to allow phone carriers to block robocalls

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/fcc-votes-to-allow-phone-carriers-to-block-robocalls-61454917625

 

Experiment Shows 5,400 Hidden App Trackers Used iPhone Data During One Week

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5400-hidden-app-trackers-used-iphone-data/

 

How to Wipe a Hard Drive

Wipe a computer hard drive clean with these steps

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-wipe-a-hard-drive-2624527

 

How to find an Apple Watch

Our guide to find your Apple Watch

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-find-an-apple-watch

 

Judge demands Facebook hand over data privacy records

It will have to share emails related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal with shareholders.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/31/facebook-ordered-shareholder-cambridge-analytica-records/

 

Geekly Update - 05 June 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_05_june_2019.html

 

Nvidia GeForce Driver 430.64 fixes high load issue and security issues

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/10/nvidia-geforce-driver-430-64-fixes-high-load-issue-and-security-issues/

 

Is the Mac Pro worth the $5,999 price tag for professionals?

Apple's latest Mac Pro comes with some impressive specs, but it may not be worth the price tag. Find out why.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/is-the-mac-pro-worth-the-5999-price-tag-for-professionals/

 

MSI launches a family of AMD X570 motherboards with a focus on thermals

MSI unleashes a new family of cooler X570 motherboards.

https://www.windowscentral.com/msi-launches-new-family-x570-motherboards-focus-thermals

 

The RTX 2070 Is Gaining Market Share Faster Than the GTX 1080 Did

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/291601-the-rtx-2070-is-gaining-market-share-faster-than-the-gtx-1080-did

 

Avira Phantom VPN

Unblock restricted services or websites and improve your Internet connection's security with the help of this streamlined VPN app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Avira-Phantom-VPN.shtml

 

The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome)

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-browsers-for-ad-blocking-that-arent-chrome-1835130559

 

How to Keep Your Chromebook On When You Close the Lid

https://www.howtogeek.com/415638/how-to-keep-your-chromebook-on-when-you-close-the-lid/

 

6 Chromebook Annoyances You Should Fix Right Now

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-chromebook-annoyances/

 

Apple is killing iTunes -- what it means for your huge library of music

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570688/apple-is-killing-itunes-what-it-means-for-your-music-podcasts-videos

 

4 Things You Need to Boot Windows 10 in 3 Seconds

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

 

How to Insert a Checkbox in Excel

Create a checklist for everything you need

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-insert-a-checkbox-in-excel-4590279

 

Is your iCloud storage full? 5 tips on how to free up space

We'll show you how to make the most of your current iCloud plan

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/is-your-icloud-storage-full-5-tips-on-how-to-clear-it-to-free-up-space

 

The Rock and Under Armour cook up true wireless earbuds

They get five hours of continuous playback plus 20 hours from a charging case.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/31/under-armour-dwanye-johnson-project-rock-wireless-headphones/

 

NEVER Share These Things Online...

https://askbobrankin.com/never_share_these_things_online.html

 

Restore YouTube's Classic Look in Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/13/restore-youtubes-classic-look-in-firefox-and-chrome/

 

Apple Watch Series 4: Cheat sheet

The Apple Watch Series 4 includes a 30% larger screen, an updated UI, and a number of business-friendly and health features, including the ability to take an ECG.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-watch-series-4-cheat-sheet/

 

Spotify client Xpotify gets Live Tile support in the latest update for Windows 10

If you're not using Xpotify you're not a fan of Spotify.

https://www.windowscentral.com/spotify-client-xpotify-gets-live-tile-support-latest-update-windows-10

 

Google Suspends Huawei’s Android Support

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/291635-google-suspends-huaweis-android-support

 

LastPass for Chrome

Handy and efficient extension that brings everything that LastPass has to offer directly within your computer's Google Chrome browser

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

 

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users

https://lifehacker.com/dropbox-boosts-storage-features-and-price-for-plus-us-1835120757

 

Do iPhone “Security” Apps Actually Do Anything?

https://www.howtogeek.com/414818/do-iphone-security-apps-actually-do-anything/

 

6 Ways to Speed Up the GNOME Desktop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/speed-up-gnome-desktop/

 

Update: Massive data breach exposes millions more patient records, including medical and financial info

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570553/data-breach-exposes-millions-of-medical-records

 

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

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

 

The Best Apps Want to Save Your Game and Your Life

Meet the winners of the Apple App Design Awards

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-app-design-awards-winners-4689882

 

How to edit a PDF

Quick and easy document editing

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-edit-a-pdf

 

Sex, lies, and surveillance: Something's wrong with the war on sex trafficking

Turns out, sex censorship is a lucrative growth market.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/31/sex-lies-and-surveillance-fosta-privacy/

 

Partition Your Hard Drive? (my advice...)

https://askbobrankin.com/partition_your_hard_drive_my_advice.html

 

Mozilla will fix add-on signing issue for older Firefox versions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/09/mozilla-will-fix-add-on-signing-issue-for-older-firefox-versions/

 

Will iPadOS transform the iPad into a MacBook replacement?

iPadOS adds a great deal more versatility to the iPad's already extensive feature set, but will it make a compelling laptop replacement for professionals?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-ipados-transform-the-ipad-into-a-macbook-replacement/

 

AMD won't support PCIe 4 on pre-X570 motherboards after all

While PCIe 4.0 support was expected to arrive on older, compatible socket AM4 motherboards, AMD has decided to reverse course on that idea.

https://www.windowscentral.com/amd-wont-support-pcie-4-pre-x570-motherboards-after-all

 

How to See if Disk Type is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/132718-see-if-disk-type-ssd-hdd-windows-10-a.html

 

EMDB

Keep track of your DVD collection with this small application, which provides importing and exporting capabilities and advanced search and filtering options

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/File-CD-DVD-Catalog/EMDB.shtml

 

How to Check for Speed Traps, Speed Limits, and Traffic Accidents in Google Maps

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-check-for-speed-traps-speed-limits-and-traffic-1835125560

 

How to Change the Default Font in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/415744/how-to-change-the-default-font-in-powerpoint/

 

What Is the Difference Between Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/difference-ubuntu-desktop-ubuntu-server/

 

Protect your critical information with this trusted VPN

https://www.komando.com/tips/567899/protect-your-critical-information-with-this-trusted-vpn

 

How to Restart Chrome without Losing a Single Tab

https://www.maketecheasier.com/restart-chrome-without-losing-single-tab/

 

When Is 5G Coming to the US? (Updated for 2019)

5G isn't yet widely available, but it's coming!

https://www.lifewire.com/5g-availability-us-4155914

 

How to record a phone call on your iPhone or Android device

Without an external device

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-record-a-phone-call-on-your-iphone-or-android-device

 

Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB

It's still too modest for some apps.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/31/apple-raises-ios-cellular-download-limit-to-200mb/

 

Ransomware: Are You at Risk?

https://askbobrankin.com/ransomware_are_you_at_risk.html

 

Firefox might get a Super Private Browsing mode in the future

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/09/firefox-might-get-a-super-private-browsing-mode-in-the-future/

 

Apple macOS Catalina: A cheat sheet

Apple's latest entry to its operating system line is macOS Catalina. Read about the features, applications, and security updates that come with macOS 10.15.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-macos-catalina-a-cheat-sheet/

 

Intel takes to Computex 2019 with new dual-screen laptop prototypes

What you need to know

  - Intel had two new dual-screen laptop prototypes to show off at Computex 2019.

  - Codenamed Honeycomb Glacier and Twin Rivers, both prototypes take different approaches to the dual-screen idea.

  - While Intel is a chip maker and won't ship these devices themselves, they're meant to act as ideas for PC makers like Dell and HP to experiment with.

https://www.windowscentral.com/intel-takes-computex-2019-new-dual-screen-laptop-prototypes

 

How to Restore Classic Paint App in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/70188-restore-paint-app-windows-10-a.html

 

EasyJoin

Send files between multiple multiple types of both mobile and desktop devices, as well as share links and messages, all the help of this useful app

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

 

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site

https://lifehacker.com/freedoms-new-chrome-extension-forces-you-to-pause-befor-1835122378

 

How to Take a Video on a Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/415635/how-to-take-a-video-on-a-chromebook/

 

How to Record Vinyl to Your Computer With Audacity

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/record-vinyl-audacity/

 

Beware! There's a clever new way hackers can break into your phone

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571768/beware-theres-a-clever-new-way-hackers-can-break-into-your-phone

 

How to Repair Damaged DWG Files with Recovery Toolbox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dwg-recovery-toolbox-review/

 

Spotify lands exclusive podcast deal with Barack and Michelle Obama

Landing the former first couple is a major win as the podcast industry grows and the fight for rights to premium shows and creators becomes more contentious.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/spotify-lands-exclusive-podcast-deal-barack-michelle-obama-n1014536

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How YouTube Is Endangering Children

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/how-youtube-is-endangering-children-1835212113

 

Vizio SB2020 Sound Bar review: This ultra-compact, budget soundbar delivers budget sound

Vizio's entry-level, ultra-compact soundbar breaks the mold with its small form factor, but the very narrow parameters of its audio performance detracts from its value.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3400078/vizio-sb2020-soundbar-review.html

 

New Intel Vulnerabilities Bring Fresh CPU Attack Dangers

Four newly discovered vulns from the speculative-execution family bring Meltdown-like threats to Intel's processors.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/new-intel-vulnerabilities-bring-fresh-cpu-attack-dangers-/d/d-id/1334728

 

All the New Apple Watch Features Announced at WWDC 2019

https://lifehacker.com/all-the-new-apple-watch-features-apple-announced-at-wwd-1835207556

 

Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Cord cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3138491/basketball-without-cable-a-cord-cutters-guide-to-the-nba.html

 

PDF Reader Pro - View, Annotate, Form Filler review: A lightweight Windows app for basic editing needs

This freebie makes it easy to edit, annotate, and share documents, but it lacks advanced functions.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3396629/pdf-reader-pro-view-annotate-form-filler-review.html

 

Remote Desktop Zero-Day Bug Allows Attackers to Hijack Sessions

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/remote-desktop-zero-day-bug-allows-attackers-to-hijack-sessions/

 

Sound Editor Audacity 2.3.2 update integrates MP3 Encoder

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/15/sound-editor-audacity-2-3-2-update-integrates-mp3-encoder/

 

Handy Backup

An easy-to-use and professional application designed to backup, restore and synchronize your data from any hard or portable drives

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

 

VR vs. AR vs. MR: What Is Each One Good for?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292187-explaining-vr-ar-mr-and-what-each-is-good-for

 

Where to Get a Free VPN?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/where-to-get-free-vpn/

 

Hands-on video shows all the best new iPhone features in iOS 13

https://bgr.com/2019/06/05/ios-13-beta-1-download-features-shown-in-video/

 

Firefox will begin blocking trackers by default

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18650363/firefox-block-trackers-default-enhanced-tracking-protection

 

Apple introduces ‘Sign in with Apple’ to help protect your privacy

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/03/apple-sign-in-privacy/

 

What Are Hardware Drivers, and Why Do They Cause So Many Problems?

https://www.howtogeek.com/415211/what-are-hardware-drivers-and-why-do-they-cause-so-many-problems/

 

How to Dual Boot a Raspberry Pi Using BerryBoot

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dual-boot-raspberry-pi/

 

How to digitally sign a PDF

https://www.komando.com/apps/570058/how-to-digitally-sign-a-pdf

 

Attackers Are Messing with Encryption Traffic to Evade Detection

Unknown groups have started tampering with Web traffic encryption, causing the number of fingerprints for connections using Transport Layer Security to jump from 19,000 to 1.4 billion in less than a year.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/attackers-are-messing-with-encryption-traffic-to-evade-detection/d/d-id/1334726

 

If Your AirPods Have Gotten Quieter, You Might Be Entitled to a Free New Pair

https://lifehacker.com/if-your-airpods-have-gotten-quieter-you-might-be-entit-1835151830

 

Google Maps will now help you navigate restaurant menus, too

A new feature highlights popular dishes with the help of user reviews.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3398927/google-maps-popular-dishes-restaurants.html

 

Start building a kick-ass AMD gaming PC for cheap with these CPU and GPU deals

Amazon is selling a Ryzen 5 2600 for under $150, and you can grab a Radeon RX 580 for under $200 at Newegg.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398931/start-building-a-kick-ass-amd-gaming-pc-for-cheap-with-these-cpu-and-gpu-deals.html

 

Private Info of Over 1.5M Donors Exposed by UChicago Medicine

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/private-info-of-over-15m-donors-exposed-by-uchicago-medicine/

 

Enable new Firefox Recommended Extensions suggestions in Firefox 68 Nightly

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/15/enable-new-firefox-recommended-extensions-suggestions-in-firefox-68-nightly/

 

F-Secure Freedome

Protect your online privacy by browsing from an anonymous location and blocking any tracking attempts from the websites you visit

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/F-Secure-Freedome.shtml

 

AMD’s X570 Chipset Isn’t Fully Backwards Compatible, A320 Won’t Support Ryzen 3000

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292224-amds-x570-chipset-isnt-fully-backwards-compatible-a320-wont-support-ryzen-3000

 

The Best Plain Text Note-Taking Apps for Every Platform

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-plain-text-note-taking-apps-for-every-platform/

 

Once again, Google Play Store apps with ties to China are wreaking havoc

https://bgr.com/2019/06/04/google-play-store-apps-adware-android/

 

Samsung partners with AMD to bring Radeon graphics to smartphones

RDNA is coming to mobile

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/6/4/18651894/amd-radeon-samsung-graphics-soc-chipset-exynos-smartphones

 

Apple’s cycle-tracking feature leads new additions to Apple Watch and is available on Health IOS

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/03/apples-cycle-tracking-feature-leads-new-additions-to-apple-watch-and-is-available-on-health-ios/

 

How to Stop All the Voice Assistants from Storing Your Voice

https://www.howtogeek.com/415678/how-to-stop-all-the-voice-assistants-from-storing-your-voice/

 

How to Fix Your Ubuntu Linux PC When It Won’t Boot

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-ubuntu-linux-pc-wont-boot/

 

3 crucial security settings for your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/568443/3-crucial-security-settings-for-your-android

 

Two Ransomware Recovery Firms Typically Pay Hackers

Companies promising the safe return of data sans ransom payment secretly pass Bitcoin to attackers and charge clients added fees.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/two-ransomware-recovery-firms-typically-pay-hackers/d/d-id/1334721

 

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss

https://lifehacker.com/rescue-a-fallen-airpod-with-a-juul-charger-and-floss-1835130466

 

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

 

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ review: Better than ever, but limits remain

The Raspberry Pi 3 B+ is a great device, but there are limits to what it can do.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3396158/raspberry-pi-3-b-review.html

 

Romanian ATM Skimmer Gets Over 5 Years of Jail Time

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/romanian-atm-skimmer-gets-over-5-years-of-jail-time/

 

MDS Tool: find out if you are vulnerable to Microarchitectural Data Sampling Attacks (MDS)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/15/mds-tool-find-out-if-you-are-vulnerable-to-microarchitectural-data-sampling-attacks-mds/

 

cURL

Use this open source tool to transfer files using URL syntax benefiting from the support for a large number of protocols and certificates

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/File-Editors/cURL.shtml

 

How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5645-rebuild-icon-cache-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Block Your Phone Number from Caller ID and Make Private Calls

https://www.maketecheasier.com/block-phone-number-from-caller-id/

 

Latest Galaxy Note 10 leak reveals an accessory we really hope is real

https://bgr.com/2019/06/04/galaxy-note-10-release-date-closes-in-45w-battery-charger-leaked/

 

Apple replaces bash with zsh as the default shell in macOS Catalina

Big news for developers at WWDC

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18651872/apple-macos-catalina-zsh-bash-shell-replacement-features

 

Apple’s iOS 13 will include a system-wide Dark Mode

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/03/apples-ios-13-will-include-a-system-wide-dark-mode/

 

Is it Actually Bad to Have 100 Browser Tabs Open?

https://www.howtogeek.com/414655/is-it-actually-bad-to-have-100-browser-tabs-open/

 

8 Great Browsers You Can Run on Your Raspberry Pi 3

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-browsers/

 

Does your car have a recall? 5 ways to find out

https://www.komando.com/tips/568535/how-to-get-recall-notices-for-your-car

 

Resolution Requires Cybersecurity Training for Members of Congress

A bipartisan resolution would mandate IT and cybersecurity training for all members of Congress, their staff, and employees.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/resolution-requires-cybersecurity-training-for-members-of-congress/d/d-id/1334716

 

What to Do If Your iPhone SE Doesn't Support iOS 13

https://lifehacker.com/what-to-do-if-your-iphone-se-doesnt-support-ios-13-1835123802

 

Qualcomm's benchmarks show Snapdragon 8cx running as fast as Intel's Core i5

Granted, it's an older Kaby Lake-R chip being used as a comparison, but Qualcomm's 8cx chip continues its campaign to convince us that it belongs in a PC.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3397783/qualcomm-snapdragon-8cx-benchmarks-vs-core-i5.html

 

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

 

Older Windows 10 Versions Get Intel Microcode Updates for MDS Vulns

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/older-windows-10-versions-get-intel-microcode-updates-for-mds-vulns/

 

Fix Chrome prioritizing search words over visited sites in address bar

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/14/fix-chrome-prioritizing-search-words-over-visited-sites-in-address-bar/

 

Handy Backup Server Network

A straightforward utility that offers complete solutions for centralized network backup of servers and workstations, all under a well-organized UI

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

 

How to Mount or Unmount VHD and VHDX Files in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61391-mount-unmount-vhd-vhdx-file-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Restart Chrome without Losing a Single Tab

https://www.maketecheasier.com/restart-chrome-without-losing-single-tab/

 

Microsoft showed off a dual-screen next-gen Surface device behind closed doors

https://bgr.com/2019/06/03/microsoft-surface-2019-dual-screen-centaurus-device-shown-to-staff/

 

Spotify Stations is now available in the US

Available for iOS and Android users

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18651865/spotify-stations-ios-release-date-news-features-australia-playlists

 

Apple’s big watchOS 6 update focuses on building iPhone independence

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/03/apples-big-watchos-update-focuses-on-building-iphone-independence/

 

How to Show (or Hide) the Google Chrome Bookmarks Bar

https://www.howtogeek.com/415733/how-to-show-or-hide-the-google-chrome-bookmarks-bar/

 

The 12 Best Linux Desktop Environments

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-desktop-environments/

 

New computer? Easy ways to transfer old files

https://www.komando.com/tips/563410/new-computer-heres-how-to-transfer-old-files-to-the-new

 

Commercial Spyware Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Infect Phones

A single flaw allowed attackers - thought to be linked to a government - to target human rights workers and install surveillance software by sending a phone request. The victims did not even have to answer.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/commercial-spyware-uses-whatsapp-flaw-to-infect-phones/d/d-id/1334713

 

What Parents Need to Know About the YOLO App for Snapchat

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/what-parents-need-to-know-about-the-yolo-app-for-snapch-1834736418

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Your Phone for Windows 10 Can Now Save Photos Directly to PC

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/206095/your-phone-for-windows-10-can-now-save-photos-directly-to-pc?sfw=pass1559869752

 

Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Updates Optional

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10531/microsoft-makes-windows-10-updates-optional

 

Is Linux Eating Your RAM? How to Manage Your Memory

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/manage-linux-ram/

 

How a Manufacturing Firm Recovered from a Devastating Ransomware Attack

The infamous Ryuk ransomware slammed a small company that makes heavy-duty vehicle alternators for government and emergency fleet. Here's what happened.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/how-a-manufacturing-firm-recovered-from-a-devastating-ransomware-attack/d/d-id/1334760

 

How Does iOS 13 Stack Up to Android Q?

https://lifehacker.com/how-does-ios-13-stack-up-to-android-q-1835220187

 

Apple takes the new Mac Pro back to the future in a classic tower

The trash can is toast, PCIe slots are back, and even racks get some love.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/apple-takes-the-new-mac-pro-back-to-the-future-in-a-classic-tower/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vbW9yZS1uZXdzLzkv

 

Something went wrong with the projection error on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/something-went-wrong-with-the-projection

 

Vivaldi 2.6 will block abusive advertisement by default

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/20/vivaldi-2-6-will-block-abusive-advertisement-by-default/

 

Apple WWDC19: All the Stuff That Matters to You

All the exciting highlights from the Keynote

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-wwdc19-keynote-recap-4689340

 

Experiment Shows 5,400 Hidden App Trackers Used iPhone Data During One Week

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5400-hidden-app-trackers-used-iphone-data/\

 

We Found the Very Best Truly Wireless Earbuds

https://gizmodo.com/these-are-the-very-best-truly-wireless-earbuds-1835118531

 

High-Speed RAM Prices Continue to Crater as Slide Extends Into Q2

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292257-high-speed-ram-prices-continue-to-crater-as-slide-extends-into-q2

 

Camera obscura: Pre-judging the iPhone XR2

Renders don’t necessarily look like the real thing.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3397824/camera-obscura-pre-judging-the-iphone-xr2.html

 

What Are Internet Worms, and Why Are They So Dangerous?

https://www.howtogeek.com/415873/what-are-internet-worms-and-why-are-they-so-dangerous/

 

45 Percent of Americans Can Barely Get Affordable Wired Broadband

Remember the digital divide? It never really was bridged. As evidenced by this report, the internet-connection differences between the haves and have-nots are wider than ever.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367582/45-percent-of-americans-can-barely-get-affordable-wired-broa

 

iPhone's new private way to open your phone is long needed

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570883/iphones-new-private-way-to-open-your-phone-is-long-needed

 

5 Reasons to Upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo”

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-upgrade-to-ubuntu-19-04-disco-dingo/

 

Q1 2019 Smashes Record For Most Reported Vulnerabilities in a Quarter

Once again, a high-proportion of the reported flaws have no current fix, according to Risk Based Security.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/q1-2019-smashes-record-for-most-reported-vulnerabilities-in-a-quarter/d/d-id/1334757

 

All the Big iOS 13 Changes Apple Announced at WWDC 19

https://lifehacker.com/all-the-big-ios-13-changes-apple-announced-at-wwdc-19-1835216984

 

13 proven ways to get better sleep

Not getting enough sleep? Staying up too late? Try these tips to help you sleep better.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/proven-ways-to-get-better-sleep/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vbW9yZS1uZXdzLzkv

 

Selected boot image did not authenticate message on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/selected-boot-image-did-not-authenticate-message-on-windows-10

 

IrfanView 4.53 Image Viewer released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/20/irfanview-4-53-image-viewer-released/

 

How to Fix It When Your TV Turns on by Itself

No, your house isn't haunted

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-tv-turns-on-by-itself-4685838

 

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

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

 

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything

https://gizmodo.com/alexas-sneaky-fine-print-could-prevent-millions-from-su-1834930270

 

Intel’s New Dual-Screen Honeycomb Glacier Laptop Prototype Drives Computex Buzz

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/292244-intels-new-dual-screen-honeycomb-glacier-laptop-prototype-drives-computex-buzz

 

What iTunes means when it tells you deleted songs might not be moved to the Trash

The dialog box when you delete music within iTunes has so many provisos, it’s hard to know what the outcome will be.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3397083/what-itunes-means-when-it-tells-you-deleted-songs-might-not-be-moved-to-the-trash.html

 

How to Insert a PDF Into Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/414524/how-to-insert-a-pdf-into-excel/

 

Stalkerware on Your Phone? Kaspersky Lab Will Warn You

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

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

 

Alert! Smart beds and apps collecting your data and selling it

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570886/data-collecting-beds-and-sleep-apps

 

Endless OS May Be the Best Linux Version for New Computer Users (look like a tablet format and is a separate boot option)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/endless-os-best-linux/

 

When Older Windows Systems Won't Die

Microsoft's decision to patch unsupported machines for the critical CVE-2019-0708 flaw is a reminder that XP, 2003, and other older versions of Windows still run in some enterprises.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/when-older-windows-systems-wont-die/d/d-id/1334749

 

How to Start Your Own Podcast

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-start-your-own-podcast-1709798447

 

iPhone names will hit a wall in 2019

Commentary: iOS 13 hinted at what's to come with this year's new iPhone -- but not what it's called.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/iphone-names-will-hit-a-wall-in-2019-ios-13/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vbW9yZS1uZXdzLzkv

 

Power Saving Switch is changed issue on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/power-saving-switch-is-changed-windows-10

 

Microsoft Paint is not dead, gets keyboard accessibility improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/16/microsoft-paint-is-not-dead-gets-keyboard-accessibility-improvements/

 

Fix It: The Remote Device Won't Accept the Connection

If your browser won't connect to the internet, these fixes will help

https://www.lifewire.com/the-remote-device-wont-accept-the-connection-4684599

 

5 of the Best Text-to-Speech Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-text-to-speech-apps-android/

 

Why Amazon might want to be America's next mobile carrier

Could Amazon provide the cellular service for your next Android phone? Maybe — and it might not be as crazy as it sounds.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3399865/amazon-mobile-carrier.html

 

How to Enable or Disable Windows Defender Block at First Sight in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/70329-enable-windows-defender-block-first-sight-windows-10-a.html

 

iFixit tears down the 2019 MacBook Pro, details butterfly keyboard changes

Apple keeps trying to perfect its contentious keyboard design.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3397331/ifixit-tears-down-the-2019-macbook-pro-details-butterfly-keyboard-changes.html

 

How to Select an Exact Display Resolution on Your Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/415159/how-to-select-an-exact-display-resolution-on-your-mac/

 

How Much RAM Do I Have in My PC?

Is your computer acting a little sluggish? You might need more memory. Here's how to check RAM usage on Mac and PC.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/367150/how-much-ram-do-i-have-in-my-pc

 

Shocking NY Times exposé about YouTube and pedophiles

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570925/shocking-ny-times-expose-about-youtube-and-pedophiles

 

How to Remote Control Linux From Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remote-control-linux-windows/

 

US Charges Members of GozNym Cybercrime Gang

The FBI and counterparts from other nations say group infected over 41,000 computers with malware that steals banking credentials.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/us-charges-members-of-goznym-cybercrime-gang/d/d-id/1334737

 

All the MacOS 10.15 Catalina Announcements from Apple's WWDC 2019 Keynote

https://lifehacker.com/all-the-macos-10-15-catalina-announcements-from-apples-1835210038

 

Apple reveals tons of software updates and a Mac Pro at WWDC

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/apple-reveals-tons-of-software-updates-and-a-mac-pro-at-wwdc/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vbW9yZS1uZXdzLzkv

 

Perform a Network Audit with Alloy Discovery Express for Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/network-audit-with-alloy-discovery-express

 

About CCleaner's Easy Clean Mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/15/ccleaners-easy-clean-mode/

 

How to Reset Ring Doorbell

You'll have it reset and working again in no time

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-reset-ring-doorbell-4687237

 

WhatsApp Security Exploit: How a Missed Call Can Hack You

https://www.maketecheasier.com/whatsapp-security-exploit-missed-call-hack/

 

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome rebounds, back to eating the world

Google's popular browser is now used by more than two-thirds of web surfers, based on data from Net Applications. Its gains in May came at the expense of Firefox and Internet Explorer.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199425/top-web-browsers-2019-chrome-rebounds-back-to-eating-the-world.html

 

How to Add or Remove Google Drive in Navigation Pane of File Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48991-add-remove-google-drive-navigation-pane-windows-10-a.html

 

Meet WatchOS 6: Six ways Apple is turning its watch into a mini iPhone

The Apple Watch is getting real independence.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3399873/watch-os-6-features-release-date-update.html

 

How to Install Desktop Chrome Extensions on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/415876/how-to-install-desktop-chrome-extensions-on-android/

 

Report: iPad Pros Have a Touch-Screen Problem

The display does not respond correctly to user input, meaning typing leaves out characters, scrolling stutters, and gestures don't register.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367581/report-ipad-pros-have-a-touchscreen-problem

 

How to protect your privacy on neighborhood sites like Nextdoor

https://www.komando.com/tips/392828/how-to-protect-your-privacy-on-neighborhood-sites-like-nextdoor

 

How to Install Windows Programs and Games on Chromebooks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-windows-programs-on-chromebooks/

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A $999 monitor stand is everything wrong with Apple today

It's an expensive gadget nobody needs.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/04/apple-pro-display-xdr-stand/?yptr=yahoo

 

Is the New Mac Pro Worth the Apple Tax?

https://gizmodo.com/is-the-new-mac-pro-worth-the-apple-tax-1835216170

 

'Devastating Computer Worms': NSA Urges Windows Update to Patch Major Security Flaw

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/devastating-computer-worms-nsa-urges-151514943.html

 

MuddyWater-associated BlackWater malware campaign suggest anti-detection techniques

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/blackwater-malware-campaign-has-displayed-signs-of-anti-detection-techniques-and-other-modifications-suggesting-increased-sophistication/

 

How to Enable Windows 10’s New Light Theme

https://www.howtogeek.com/417976/how-to-enable-windows-10s-new-light-theme/

 

Update PCs Running Older Version of Windows Immediately

https://lifehacker.com/update-pcs-running-older-version-of-windows-immediately-1835149208

 

All existing issues with Windows 10 version 1903 (May 2019 Update)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/22/all-existing-issues-with-windows-10-version-1903-may-2019-update/

 

5 Ways to Fix a Malfunctioning USB Device or Port on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-usb-device-port-linux/

 

Safari Not Working on Your iPhone? Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/safari-not-working-iphone/

 

Apple's Big iPad Update Reveals Something Huge About How it Sees the Future

https://news.yahoo.com/apples-big-ipad-reveals-something-211935355.html

 

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events

The video platform has been under pressure from experts and watchdog groups for years to address its role in hosting and spreading hateful content.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/youtube-bans-videos-glorifying-nazis-denying-violent-events-n1014156

 

The PCIe 5.0 Specification is Now Available, Before PCIe 4.0 Has Even Shipped

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/292251-the-pcie-5-0-specification-is-now-available-before-pcie-4-0-has-even-shipped?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

ZHPDiag

Seamlessly perform a full-system diagnosis of your computer and detect unwanted items that may make your system vulnerable to malware with this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Removal-Tools/ZHPDiag.shtml

 

Old Threats Are New Again

They may look familiar to you, and that isn't a coincidence. New threats are often just small twists on old ones.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/old-threats-are-new-again/a/d-id/1334731

 

Microsoft Getting Less Pushy About Windows 10 Updates

When you 'check for updates,' you'll now be able to either update your device right away or wait for up to 35 days.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367636/microsoft-getting-less-pushy-about-windows-10-updates

 

Ready for Amazon Prime 1-day delivery? It's starting right now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570445/amazon-begins-prime-free-one-day

 

Chinese-made drones could transmit flight data back to makers, gov’t, DHS CISA warns

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/chinese-made-drones-could-transmit-flight-data-back-to-makers-govt-dhs-cisa-warns/

 

How to Free Over 10GB of Disk Space After Installing Windows 10’s May 2019 Update

https://www.howtogeek.com/264534/how-to-free-10-gb-of-disk-space-after-installing-a-new-build-of-windows-10/

 

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-enable-content-blocking-filters-and-privacy-exte-1835242670

 

Microsoft starts Windows 10 May 2019 Update rollout

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/22/microsoft-starts-windows-10-may-2019-update-rollout/

 

How to Run Linux on Android Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-linux-on-android/

 

How to Manage Zip Files in Chromebook

https://www.maketecheasier.com/manage-zip-files-chromebook/

 

Apple Is Pulling the Plug on iTunes. So What Happens to All Your Music?

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-pulling-plug-itunes-happens-143019660.html

 

Russian trolls who interfered in 2016 U.S. election also made ad money, report says

Some accounts were set up months in advance. And some trolls used fake accounts to make money, researchers found.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/russian-trolls-who-interfered-2016-u-s-election-also-made-n1013811

 

Spotify Announces ‘Car Thing’ Voice Assistant That You Can’t Buy

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/291584-spotify-announces-car-thing-voice-assistant-that-you-cant-buy

 

ZHPCleaner

Seamlessly clean your favorite browsers from toolbars, adware and other potentially unwanted programs using this lightweight software solution

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Removal-Tools/ZHPCleaner.shtml

 

New Trickbot Variant Uses URL Redirection to Spread

Switch in tactic is the latest attempt by operators of the prolific banking Trojan to slip past detection mechanisms.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-trickbot-variant-uses-url-redirection-to-spread/d/d-id/1334767

 

Fake iPhone Scam Cost Apple $895K

Two Chinese engineering students imported thousands of counterfeit iPhones and convinced Apple to exchange 1,493 of them for new iPhones, which they went on to sell.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367635/fake-iphone-scam-cost-apple-895k

 

3 essential security settings for your iPhone

https://www.komando.com/tips/568441/3-essential-security-settings-for-your-iphone

 

Unsecure Chtrbox AWS database exposes data on 49 million Instagram influencers, accounts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/unsecure-chtrbox-aws-database-exposes-data-on-49-million-instagram-influencers-accounts/

 

How to Delete Your Alexa Recordings by Voice

https://www.howtogeek.com/416291/how-to-delete-your-alexa-recordings-by-voice/

 

What to Do With Your Gift Cards Now That Apple Killed iTunes

https://lifehacker.com/what-to-do-with-your-gift-cards-now-that-apple-killed-i-1835236446

 

Chrome 76: ESC-key use no longer seen as user action to block spam

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/21/chrome-76-esc-key-use-no-longer-seen-as-user-action-to-block-spam/

 

How to Install Ubuntu on Windows 10: 3 Simple Methods to Try

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-ways-install-ubuntu-linux-windows-computer/

 

How to Manage Your Facebook Privacy and Security

https://www.maketecheasier.com/revisiting-facebook-privacy-settings/

 

Which Macs will run Apple’s macOS Catalina?

Apple unveils its next desktop OS, sticks with odd-even support cadence.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400437/which-macs-will-run-apple-s-macos-catalina.html

 

Facebook lawyer says 'there is no privacy,' hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg's pivot

Some privacy advocates remain concerned that Zuckerberg’s “privacy-focused vision” leaves the company’s core business of data-targeted ads mostly unscathed.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-lawyer-says-there-no-privacy-hinting-challenges-zuckerberg-s-n1012666

 

How to Check What Processor or CPU is in Windows PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/132836-check-what-processor-cpu-windows-pc.html

 

ConfigureDefender

Seamlessly manage the settings of Windows Defender and make sure you get the most out of this security solution using this application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/System-Enhancements/ConfigureDefender.shtml

 

97% of Americans Can’t Ace a Basic Security Test

Still, a new Google study uncovers a bit of good news, too.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/97--of-americans-cant-ace-a-basic-security-test-/d/d-id/1334763

 

The 26 Best Chrome Extensions for Gmail

These Chrome-specific extensions add amazing features and abilities to the everyday Gmail experience, turning Google's webmail client into an ultra-powerful service.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/359186/the-26-best-chrome-extensions-for-gmail

 

Why autocorrect makes so many mistakes on iPhone and iPad and how to correct it

https://www.komando.com/tips/568445/how-to-stop-spell-check-and-auto-correct-on-your-iphone-and-ipad

 

Introducing state privacy legislation amidst national privacy law discussions

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/introducing-state-privacy-legislation-amidst-national-privacy-law-discussions/

 

What are Notes in Outlook and How Do You Use Them?

https://www.howtogeek.com/395684/what-are-notes-in-outlook-and-how-do-you-use-them/

 

The Biggest iPad Changes Coming to iPadOS from WWDC 2019

https://lifehacker.com/the-biggest-ipad-changes-coming-to-ipados-from-wwdc-201-1835237728

 

Firefox 67.0 Release Information

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/21/firefox-67-0-release-information/

 

Windows Update Deleted Linux! What to Do and How to Prevent It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-update-delete-linux/

 

100% CPU Usage in Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix it

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-windows-100-cpu-usage/

 

WWDC: What you need to know about Sign In with Apple

A private authorization system for the rest of us

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400398/wwdc-what-you-need-to-know-about-sign-in-with-apple.html

 

Apple's big power play comes in a small privacy feature

Apple is forcing the adoption of a sign-on tool just as politicians and government regulators are taking a close look at how tech giants wield their power.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/apple-s-big-power-play-comes-small-privacy-feature-n1013791

 

How to Check What Graphics Card or GPU is in Windows PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/132824-check-what-graphics-card-gpu-windows-pc.html

 

Chromium

Open-source web browser for a safer, faster and more stable way to experience the Internet, providing a tab-based window, download and bookmark management

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Browsers/Portable-Google-Chrome-Chromium.shtml

 

Financial Sector Under Siege

The old take-the-money-and-run approach has been replaced by siege tactics such as DDOS attacks and land-and-expand campaigns with multiple points of persistence and increased dwell time.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/financial-sector-under-siege/a/d-id/1334725

 

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

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

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

 

You must delete your personal information from this scary site now!

https://www.komando.com/tips/570913/you-must-delete-your-personal-information-from-this-scary-site-now

 

Linux variant of Winnti malware spotted in wild

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/googles-chronicle-security-team-discovered-a-linux-version-of-the-winnti-malware-was-used-in-the-2015-hack-of-a-vietnamese-gaming-company/

 

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-your-data-after-the-quest-diagnostics-br-1835236303

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What speaks for the use of a password manager? (you have to translate the page to English via your browser)

https://top5-passwordmanagers.com/password-guides/why-password-manager/

 

First Look: Dell Adds OLED Screens, Intel 'Ice Lake' to 2019 XPS Lineup

The ultrapremium Dell XPS 15 will now offer a stunning OLED display as an option, while the XPS 13 2-in-1 gets a complete overhaul, from a redesigned webcam to Intel's new 10th Generation "Ice Lake" CPUs.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/368515/first-look-dell-adds-oled-screens-intel-ice-lake-to-2019-xps

 

Baltimore Email, Other Systems Still Offline from May 7 Ransomware Attack

The city's mayor says there's no 'exact timeline on when all systems will be restored.'

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/baltimore-email-other-systems-still-offline-from-may-7-ransomware-attack/d/d-id/1334782

 

Going stealth: Bad guys embrace the power of branding

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/going-stealth-bad-guys-embrace-the-power-of-branding/

 

Firefox 69: userChrome.css and userContent.css disabled by default

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/24/firefox-69-userchrome-css-and-usercontent-css-disabled-by-default/

 

Intel Reveals 10th Gen Ice Lake Processors

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/207347/intel-reveals-10th-gen-ice-lake-processors?sfw=pass1559703257

 

Microsoft Word Online to add Ideas AI to help you improve your writing

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-word-online-to-add-ideas-ai-to-help-you-improve-your-writing/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Enhancer for YouTube for Opera

Customize your YouTube experience by blocking ads in videos, adjusting volume with the mouse wheel, enabling PIP mode, and a lot more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Opera-Extensions/Enhancer-for-YouTube-for-Opera.shtml

 

How Malware Developers Target Illegal Streaming

https://www.maketecheasier.com/malware-developers-target-illegal-streaming/

 

What Is Speculative Execution?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261792-what-is-speculative-execution

 

Google's New Cookie Tracking Policy Raises Eyebrows

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10546/googles-new-cookie-tracking-policy-raises-eyebrows

 

The Best Features in elementaryOS You May Have Overlooked

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-features-elementaryos-linux/

 

How to Make and Answer Phone Calls on Your Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/411331/how-to-make-and-answer-phone-calls-on-your-mac/

 

Why Do Internet Speed Tests Report Different Results?

https://lifehacker.com/why-do-internet-speed-tests-report-different-results-1834814879

 

Hidden iPhone trackers harvest data while you sleep

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569770/hidden-iphone-trackers-harvest-data-while-you-sleep

 

First Look: Dell's 2019 Inspiron All-in-One PCs Are Designed Like TVs

Dell's new Inspiron AIO desktops, the Inspiron 24 5000 and Inspiron 27 7000, aim to become a seamless part of your living space.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/368518/first-look-dell-s-2019-inspiron-all-in-one-pcs-are-designed

 

DDoS Attacks Up in Q1 After Months of Steady Decline

Sudden surge suggests that new actors have stepped up to the plate to replace the old operators.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/ddos-attacks-up-in-q1-after-months-of-steady-decline/d/d-id/1334778

 

TeamViewer reportedly hit by Chinese hackers in 2016

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/teamviewer-announced-it-was-the-victim-of-a-cyber-attack-which-took-place-in-2016-although-some-sources-claim-that-hackers-were-in-the-firms-network-as-early-as-2014/

 

Microsoft will enforce Windows 10 upgrades when support end nears

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/23/microsoft-will-enforce-windows-10-upgrades-when-support-end-nears/

 

Google Pulls the Plug on YouTube Gaming

https://www.thurrott.com/google/207359/google-pulls-the-plug-on-youtube-gaming?sfw=pass1559703849

 

90% of data breaches in US occur in New York and California

Half a billion records have been exposed in total, with over 86 breaches affecting the two states since January, according to Risk Based Security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/report-new-york-california-hotbeds-for-data-breaches/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

MouseServer

Make your phone into a convenient remote mouse, touchepad, QWERTY keyboard or trackpad using this simple and straightforward application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/MouseServer.shtml

 

2captcha – Bypass Captchas With the Power of Real People

https://www.maketecheasier.com/2captcha-captchas-solver/

 

New Device Translates Silent Thoughts Into Speech

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/291551-new-device-translates-silent-thoughts-into-speech

 

Scientists: Social Media Effects on Kids 'Trivial'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10547/scientists-social-media-effects-kids-trivial

 

6 Changes Windows Users Need to Accept to When Switching to Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-users-accept-switching-linux/

 

How to Calculate Percentage Change with Pivot Tables in Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/407781/calculate-percentage-change-to-previous-with-pivottables/

 

If You Own a Pixel, You Could Get up to $500 From Google

https://lifehacker.com/if-you-own-a-pixel-you-could-get-up-to-500-from-googl-1834783480

 

How to tell Alexa to delete what you say

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569443/how-to-tell-alexa-to-delete-what-you-say

 

The Best Android Phones for 2019

Switching from Apple's iPhone or simply not a fan of iOS? Get a Google-powered alternative. Here's how to find the right device for you, along with the best Android phones we've tested.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/334207/the-best-android-phones

 

Satan Ransomware Adds More Evil Tricks

The latest changes to the Satan ransomware framework demonstrate attackers are changing their operations while targeting victims more carefully.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/satan-ransomware-adds-more-evil-tricks/d/d-id/1334779

 

Magecart POS skimmer adds iframe injection technique

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/retail/magecart-pos-skimmer-adds-iframe-injection-technique/

 

Tor Browser 8.5 released: security fixes and stable Android version

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/22/tor-browser-8-5-released-security-fixes-and-stable-android-version/

 

HP’s Newest Laptops Come With Real Wood

https://www.thurrott.com/hardware/207365/hps-newest-laptops-come-with-real-wood?sfw=pass1559704510

 

What's really behind Microsoft's love of open source

Open source is what underdogs do to win. For Microsoft, it's paying dividends in the cloud.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/whats-really-behind-microsofts-love-of-open-source/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

SecretFolder

Encrypt and hide private information in a secure vault protected by a master password, preventing others from accessing your personal files

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Encrypting/SecretFolder.shtml

 

5 of the Best Alternatives for Windows Movie Maker

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-windows-movie-maker-alternatives/

 

How to Setup and Use Hyper-V in Windows 10 for OS Virtualization

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2087-hyper-v-virtualization-setup-use-windows-10-a.html

 

Report: No ‘Eternal Blue’ Exploit Found in Baltimore City Ransomware

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/06/report-no-eternal-blue-exploit-found-in-baltimore-city-ransomware/

 

5 Linux Tablets and Tablet Projects Worth Looking Into

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-tablets/

 

Daily News Roundup, 4/10/19: Spyware Isn’t Just for Android as Exodus Hits iOS Devices

https://www.howtogeek.com/410851/daily-news-roundup-41019-spyware-isnt-just-for-android-as-exodus-hits-ios-devices/

 

How to Protect Your PC Right Now From Intel's Latest Vulnerability

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-your-pc-right-now-from-intels-latest-vul-1834779884

 

New iOS 13, Mac Pro, MacOS 10.15, no more iTunes and everything Apple just announced

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/570505/what-new-products-apple-is-announcing-and-killing-this-week

 

Hands On: Dell Unveils 2019 Fleet of Light, Versatile Inspiron Laptops

Dell's new Inspiron laptops are built for users on the go, but they still pack plenty of power and advanced features. Let's take a close look at the new Inspiron 15 7000 and 13 5000.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/368517/hands-on-dell-unveils-2019-fleet-of-light-versatile-inspiron

 

49 Million Instagram Influencer Records Exposed in Open Database

An AWS-hosted database was configured with no username or password required for access to personal data.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/49-million-instagram-influencer-records-exposed-in-open-database/d/d-id/1334775

 

16Shop phishing kit now steals from the victim and its users

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/email-security/16shop-phishing-kit-now-steals-from-the-victim-and-its-users/

 

Windows 10 version 1903: removed and deprecated features

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/23/windows-10-version-1903-removed-and-deprecated-features/

 

Hands-On with New Microsoft Edge Preview for Mac

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/microsoft-edge/207382/hands-on-with-new-microsoft-edge-preview-for-mac?sfw=pass1559618672

 

How to enable BitLocker on non-TPM Macs

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-enable-bitlocker-on-non-tpm-macs/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Portable LibreOffice

Complete office suite that includes a text editor, a spreadsheet tool, a presentation creator, a database editor, a math editor, and a drawing creator

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Office/Suites-editors/Portable-LibreOffice.shtml

 

DHS: Foreign Governments May Be Spying on You Through Your VPN

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dhs-foreign-governments-spying-vpn/

 

How to Turn On or Off Tamper Protection for Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123792-turn-off-tamper-protection-windows-defender-antivirus.html

 

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/

 

The 5 Best Linux Distros for Laptops

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-distros-for-laptops/

 

How to Disable Apple TV Notifications on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/416438/how-to-disable-apple-tv-notifications-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft's New Windows PowerToys This Summer

https://lifehacker.com/bookmark-this-site-to-try-microsofts-new-windows-powert-1834749716

 

3 ways to send text messages from your PC or Mac

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/569968/how-to-send-text-messages-from-your-pc-or-mac

 

Apple Launches a New iPod Touch

It's been nearly four years since the 6th generation iPod touch was released, but today Apple upgraded it with an A10 Fusion chip, augmented reality, and Group FaceTime.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368608/apple-launches-a-new-ipod-touch

 

Change Your Loyalty Program Passwords Now

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/change-your-loyalty-program-passwords-now-1834748255

 

Five reasons why smart glasses mean business

Sorry, consumers. Smart glasses are for professional use only for the foreseeable future. Don’t try this at home.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3398642/five-reasons-why-smart-glasses-mean-business.html

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Mon 1635 06/03/2019

Amazon’s Alexa Guard adds new security features to Amazon Echo smart speakers

Alexa Guard can operate on its own or in conjunction with full security systems from Ring and ADT.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3395496/amazon-s-new-alexa-guard-adds-new-security-features.html?utm_date=20190604031135

 

Best VPN Services in 2019

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

 

How to Create Mailing Labels in Word from an Excel List

https://www.howtogeek.com/413665/how-to-create-mailing-labels-in-word-from-an-excel-list/

 

How to Download Music on iPhone Without iTunes

Add songs to your iPhone even if you don't have iTunes

https://www.lifewire.com/download-music-to-iphone-without-itunes-4684560

 

Desktop Fay

Organize and manage your time better with a female desktop assistant who can notify you about incoming emails, schedule events and even talk to you

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/Desktop-Fay.shtml

 

Mozilla fires up another Firefox update, patching 24 vulnerabilities

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/network-security/mozilla-fires-up-another-firefox-update-patching-24-vulnerabilities/

 

Microsoft Announces Modern OS

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/207439/microsoft-announces-modern-os?sfw=pass1559620058

 

Microsoft Announces Xbox Game Pass for PC

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/292285-microsoft-announces-xbox-game-pass-for-pc

 

Arduino reveals more powerful, low-cost Nano boards for building homemade hardware and gadgets

Arduino has expanded its family of tiny Nano boards with new offerings that deliver better specs for a lower price.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/arduino-reveals-new-powerful-low-cost-nano-boards-for-building-homemade-hardware-and-gadgets/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Brings Triple Trouble

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10560/windows-10-may-2019-update-brings-triple-trouble

 

How to Install Multiple Bootable Operating Systems on a USB Stick

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-install-multiple-bootable-operating-systems-on-one-usb-stick/

 

Microsoft announces major PC gaming changes

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/30/microsoft-announces-major-pc-gaming-changes/

 

FEC Gives Green Light for Free Cybersecurity Help in Federal Elections

Official opinion issued by the Federal Election Commission to nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns is good news for free and reduced-cost security offerings to political candidates and committees.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/fec-gives-green-light-for-free-cybersecurity-help-in-federal-elections/d/d-id/1334797

 

Popular fast food restaurants targeted in new data breach

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569929/checkers-and-rallys-restaurants-slammed-with-new-data-breach

 

HP Brings Wood to Laptops, Unveils Notebook With 24-Hr Battery Life

HP's Envy laptop line is getting the wood treatment. The company also created a new Elitebook that uses a one-watt display for long battery life. A refreshed model of HP's VR Backpack is slated to arrive this summer as well.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368568/hp-brings-wood-to-laptops-unveils-notebook-with-24-hr-batte

 

How to install Windows 10 from USB with UEFI support

About to install the latest version of Windows 10 on a device using UEFI? Use these steps to create a compatible USB bootable media to perform this task.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-create-windows-10-usb-bootable-media-uefi-support

 

How to Restore a Missing Battery Icon on Windows 10’s Taskbar

https://www.howtogeek.com/413105/how-to-restore-a-missing-battery-icon-on-windows-10s-taskbar/

 

How to Run Microsoft Office on a Chromebook

How to get Office 365 on a Chromebook

https://www.lifewire.com/use-office-365-apps-on-chromebook-4687327

 

Universal Radio Hacker

Analyze unknown wireless protocols of various IoT devices with the help of this comprehensive and extremely powerful piece of software

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Miscellaneous/Universal-Radio-Hacker.shtml

 

Huawei given 90-day reprieve from Entity List

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/huawei-given-90-day-reprieve-from-entity-list/

 

Usage Data Confirms Slow Rollout of Windows 10 Version 1903

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/207446/usage-data-confirms-slow-rollout-of-windows-10-version-1903?sfw=pass1559620788

 

Upcoming AI Traffic Systems Can Improve Pedestrian Safety Without Sacrificing Privacy

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/292228-upcoming-ai-traffic-systems-can-improve-pedestrian-safety-without-sacrificing-privacy

 

One year in, fewer than half of professionals believe GDPR increased data protection

Younger workers are more impassioned about technology regulation, while half of all professionals are annoyed by pop-ups and opt-ins for data handling.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/one-year-in-fewer-than-half-of-professionals-believe-gdpr-increased-data-protection/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Ransomware Attack Linked to NSA Breach

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10558/ransomware-attack-linked-nsa-breach

 

Librem 13: The Most Secure Laptop Yet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/librem-13-review/

 

Mozilla releases Firefox Lockwise (formerly Lockbox) add-on

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/29/mozilla-releases-firefox-lockwise-formerly-lockbox-add-on/

 

Mobile Exploit Fingerprints Devices with Sensor Calibration Data

Data from routines intended to calibrate motion sensors can identify individual iOS and Android devices in a newly released exploit.

Mobile Exploit Fingerprints Devices with Sensor Calibration Data

 

3 best indoor and outdoor antennas for cord cutters

https://www.komando.com/tips/567405/3-best-antennas-for-cord-cutters

 

ZenBook Laced With 18-Karat Gold Marks Asus' 30th Anniversary

The Taiwanese tech giant hasn't been around as long as Dell or Apple, but it has a prolific product portfolio, now bigger thanks to a limited-edition laptop, smartphone, and motherboard.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/368601/zenbook-laced-with-18-karat-gold-marks-asus-30th-anniversary

 

How to set Task Manager default startup tab on the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

If you're constantly switching to a different tab when opening Task Manager, Windows 10 now provides an option to set your preferred startup tab. Here's how to do it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-set-task-manager-default-startup-tab-windows-10-may-2019-update

 

How to Schedule Sending an Email in Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/413377/how-to-schedule-sending-an-email-in-gmail/

 

Why Apple WWDC Matters to You

https://www.lifewire.com/why-apple-wwdc-matters-to-you-4688941

 

Windows and Office ISO Downloader

Download ISO image files for your favorite version and build of Microsoft Windows or Office by turning to this lightweight, reliable application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Download-Managers/Windows-ISO-Downloader.shtml

 

XSS vulnerability in Slimstat WordPress plugin

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/a-vulnerability-in-the-slimstat-wordpress-plugin-could-allow-a-malicious-user-to-inject-arbitrary-javasscript-code-on-the-plugin-access-log-functionality/

 

No, Turning Off Digital Wellbeing Does Not Improve Performance

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/207449/no-turning-off-digital-wellbeing-does-not-improve-performance?sfw=pass1559621420

 

How to Turn On or Off Notifications from Apps and Senders in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4111-turn-off-notifications-apps-senders-windows-10-a.html

 

GDPR: A cheat sheet

Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any company that transacts with European Union citizens. Here's your GDPR go-to guide.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-eu-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr-the-smart-persons-guide/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

RiP: Apple breaks up iTunes into three apps

Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs touted the iTunes store as a way forward just as the music industry was beginning to decline due to widespread digital piracy.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/rip-apple-breaks-itunes-three-apps-n1013366

 

How to Establish Remote Desktop Access to Ubuntu From Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-establish-simple-remote-desktop-access-between-ubuntu-and-windows/

 

How to upgrade Windows 10 with USB, DVD or local media

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/27/how-to-upgrade-windows-10-with-usb-dvd-or-local-media/

 

Russian Nation-State Hacking Unit's Tools Get More Fancy

APT28/Fancy Bear has expanded its repertoire to more than 30 commands for infecting systems, executing code, and reconnaissance, researchers have found.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/russian-nation-state-hacking-units-tools-get-more-fancy/d/d-id/1334792

 

RECALL: These USB charging cables cause shock and fire

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569860/recall-these-usb-charging-cables-cause-shock-and-fire

 

All the Laptops (So Far) With 9th-Gen Intel CPUs, Nvidia Chips

Intel's 9th-gen CPUs and Nvidia's 16-series graphics cards are ushering in a new wave of gaming laptops from the biggest PC vendors. You can start ordering a few of the models today.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367934/heres-all-the-laptops-so-far-with-9th-gen-intel-cpus-nvi

 

Lenovo patent shows how it plans to make foldable PC screens durable

https://www.windowscentral.com/lenovo-patent-shows-how-it-plans-make-foldable-pc-screens-durable

 

How to Turn Hardware Acceleration On and Off in Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/412738/how-to-turn-hardware-acceleration-on-and-off-in-chrome/

 

How to Fix It When Your Printer Is Offline

Solutions to get your printer jobs moving again

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-printer-offline-for-windows-and-mac-4628315

 

Adguard for Chrome

This browser extension allows you to block the advertisements and banners from any website by using multiple filters and customizable rules

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

 

Louisville Regional Airport Authority grounded by ransomware attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/louisville-regional-airport-authority-grounded-by-ransomware-attack/

 

Tip: Configure Paste Options in OneNote for Windows 10

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/207337/tip-configure-paste-options-in-onenote-for-windows-10?sfw=pass1559622079

 

How to Turn On or Off Background Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7225-turn-off-background-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

How to make and receive Skype calls on the web

You can use Skype via its dedicated website—as long as you have the right browser. Here's how.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-make-and-receive-skype-calls-on-the-web/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Big tech faces antitrust crackdown from House Judiciary

While no companies are named, any investigation will inevitably touch on Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/house-judiciary-investigate-market-dominance-big-tech-companies-n1013426

 

5 Ubuntu Themes That Will Steal Your Breath Away

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-themes/

 

Opera GX Gaming Bro

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/24/opera-gx-gaming-browser-coming-soon/

 

New Software Skims Credit Card Info From Online Credit Card Transactions

The new exploit builds a fake frame around legitimate portions of an online commerce website.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/new-software-skims-credit-card-info-from-online-credit-card-transactions/d/d-id/1334788

 

Dating apps expose millions of sensitive records

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569767/dating-apps-expose-millions-of-sensitive-records

 

38 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

Google's free email service has come a long way since its debut 15 years ago. It's time you became a Gmail power user. These tips will get you there.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/324107/38-gmail-tips-that-will-help-you-conquer-email

 

How to change default font settings in Office apps

You can change the default font settings for all your Office apps. In this guide, we show you how.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-set-default-font-settings-office-apps

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Sun 1634 06/02/2019

Apple Plans to Kill iTunes (Report)

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/apple-plans-kill-itunes-report-023936569.html

 

How to stop robocalls on iPhone and Android

Here are the best ways to block spam calls from ever getting to your smartphone.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-stop-robocalls-on-iphone-android/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by83Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

Checkers Breach Underscores Continued POS Dangers

Attacks on point-of-sale terminals garners less attention these days, but the most recent breach of the restaurant chain shows hackers have not lost focus.

https://www.darkreading.com/checkers-breach-underscores-continued-pos-dangers/d/d-id/1334852

 

Google takes even more action against deceptive Chrome extension installations

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/31/google-takes-even-more-action-against-deceptive-chrome-extension-installations/

 

ActiveFax

A fax server system that you can use to create and send fax messages to one or more connected clients without dealing with complicated configuration options

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Fax-Telephony/ActFax.shtml

 

What is Microsoft's new 'modern OS' all about?

A new modern OS is in the works at Microsoft. What is it, why is it, and when is it?

https://www.windowscentral.com/what-microsofts-new-modern-os-all-about

 

Feeling Nostalgic? The Best Android Flip Phones You Can Get Today

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-flip-phones/

 

Unlucky 13: Mirai variant uses baker’s dozen of exploits to compromise IoT devices

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/iot/unlucky-13-mirai-variant-uses-bakers-dozen-of-exploits-to-compromise-iot-devices/

 

How to Run Chrome OS From a USB Drive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-google-chrome-os-and-run-on-a-real-computer/

 

Where Is the Google Chrome Favorite Bar?

https://www.techjunkie.com/where-google-chrome-favorite-bar/

 

How to Fix: Can't Move Folder, Same Location (Windows 10)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10562/how-fix-cant-move-folder-same-location-windows-10

 

The 5 greenest tech companies in 2019

Some major tech companies are taking steps to be more environmentally responsible. The ecofriendly measures focus on renewable energy, carbon footprints, zero deforestation, and more.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-5-greenest-tech-companies-in-2019/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Intel Discloses New Speculative Execution Security Vulnerabilities

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291474-intel-discloses-new-speculative-execution-security-vulnerabilities

 

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/

 

Why Android Users Need Windows 10’s “Your Phone” App

https://www.howtogeek.com/413566/why-android-users-need-windows-10s-your-phone-app/

 

Tesla Model S/X Upgrades Mean Same Battery, Longer Range

Using Tesla's latest generation of drive unit technology, the upgraded Model S and X now achieve 370 miles and 325 miles of range, respectively while also charging much faster.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367945/tesla-model-s-x-upgrades-mean-same-battery-longer-range

 

Yes, Alexa, Siri, and Google are listening -- 6 ways to stop devices from recording you

https://www.komando.com/tips/568551/yes-alexa-siri-and-google-are-listening-6-ways-to-stop-devices-from-recording-you

 

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

Here are some things to try when your Android phone or iPhone is having reception issues.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-boost-your-phones-poor-signal-strength-or-slow-data-connection/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by83Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

Digital Shadows researchers scanned various online file-sharing services and concluded the number of exposed files is up 50% from March of 2018.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/23b-files-currently-exposed-via-online-storage/d/d-id/1334843

 

Firefox 69 to use Process Priority Manager

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/02/firefox-69-to-use-process-priority-manager/

 

Burp

A backup and restore program that you can use to create secure copies of your important files and folders in order to prevent data loss

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

 

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition to support cross-play between the Microsoft Store and Steam

Play with your friends.

https://www.windowscentral.com/age-empires-definitive-edition-will-support-cross-play-between-microsoft-store-and-steam

 

Artificial Intelligence Can Use Your Voice to Guess What You Look Like with Accuracy

https://www.maketecheasier.com/artificial-intelligence-uses-voice-to-guess-looks/

 

Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability released, Microsoft in the dark

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/windows-10-zero-day-vulnerability-released-microsoft-in-the-dark/

 

7 Ways to Kill Unresponsive Programs in Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-different-ways-to-end-unresponsive-programs-in-linux/

 

How To Speed Up Windows 10 – The Ultimate Guide

https://www.techjunkie.com/speed-up-windows-10/

 

Microsoft May Move Beyond Windows

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10561/microsoft-may-move-beyond-windows

 

How AI could save the environment

Artificial intelligence techniques are now used to monitor endangered species, track diseases, and optimize crops. But there's much more work to be done.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-ai-could-save-the-environment/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Not Dead Yet: Microsoft Issues Critical Security Patch for Windows XP

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291486-not-dead-yet-microsoft-issues-critical-security-patch-for-windows-xp

 

One of the Galaxy Note 10’s biggest design changes just leaked

https://bgr.com/2019/05/28/galaxy-s10-release-date-closes-in-as-one-major-design-change-leaks/

 

How to Stop Your Google Home From Recording All Your Conversations

https://www.howtogeek.com/413778/how-to-stop-your-google-home-from-recording-all-your-conversations/

 

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/331733/how-to-create-an-anonymous-email-account

 

3 things you need to know about the Do Not Call Registry

https://www.komando.com/tips/12146/3-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-do-not-call-registry

 

How to check your Android phone for malicious apps

Google Play Protect is built into Android and is already hard at work.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/how-to-check-your-android-phone-for-malicious-apps/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by84Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

The Ransomware Dilemma: What if Your Local Government Is Next?

Baltimore has so far refused to comply with a ransom demand. It's being forced to make a decision all such victims face: to act morally or practically.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/the-ransomware-dilemma-what-if-your-local-government-is-next-/a/d-id/1334827

 

PCI Express 5.0 specs: double bandwidth

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/01/pci-express-5-0-specs-double-bandwidth/

 

Web Activity Time Tracker

Keep track of your browsing habits in a convenient and very accurate manner by relying on this straightforward Google Chrome extension

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Web-Activity-Time-Tracker.shtml

 

OLED displays: Everything you need to know

Will your next laptop have an OLED display?

https://www.windowscentral.com/oled-laptop-displays

 

Experiment Shows 5,400 Hidden App Trackers Used iPhone Data During One Week

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5400-hidden-app-trackers-used-iphone-data/

 

In a first, Moody’s downgrades Equifax’s rating outlook due to cyberattack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/in-a-first-moodys-downgrades-equifaxs-rating-outlook-due-to-cyberattack/

 

The 8 Best Linux Password Managers to Stay Secure

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-password-managers/

 

Embedded Videos Not Playing in Google Chrome – How to Fix

https://www.techjunkie.com/embedded-videos-not-playing-chrome/

 

Microsoft Patch Alert: Patching whack-a-mole continues

May’s Windows patches included location-dependent Win10 cumulative updates and the late arrival of the Vista fix for the 'wormable' BlueKeep RDP hole.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-patch-alert-patching-whack-a-mole-continues.html

 

How to delete the Windows 10 paging file on every shutdown

A simple tweak of the Windows 10 Registry file can eliminate one often overlooked security concern.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-delete-the-windows-10-paging-file-on-every-shut-down/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

How to Refresh Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4090-refresh-windows-10-a.html

 

Dimmable LED Edison bulbs are only $4 each in this sale

https://bgr.com/2019/05/31/edison-bulbs-amazon-dimmable-led/

 

How to See What CPU Is In Your PC (and How Fast It Is)

https://www.howtogeek.com/413942/how-to-see-what-cpu-is-in-your-pc-and-how-fast-it-is/

 

Where is AI Used the Most? In Cybersecurity

Data suggests that artificial intelligence was put to work in a cybersecurity capacity more than in any other area of service last year. With the use of deep learning algorithms, AI is leading the charge on a secure internet.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367929/ais-top-use-in-2018-was-in-cybersecurity-applications

 

Robocalls are bad for your health -- 7 things you can do to save yourself

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569731/robocalls-are-bad-for-your-health

 

Android Q: Get to know its new gesture navigation

Forget tapping buttons to get around your Android phone -- full gesture navigation is coming.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/android-q-get-to-know-its-new-gesture-navigation/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by84Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

Moody's Outlook Downgrade of Equifax: A Wake-up Call to Boards

The move provides another spark to light a fire under CISOs to improve how they measure and communicate security risks to the board, security experts say.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/moodys-outlook-downgrade-of-equifax-a-wake-up-call-to-boards/d/d-id/1334800

 

First look at Grammar Tools in the new Microsoft Edge

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/31/first-look-at-grammar-tools-in-the-new-microsoft-edge/

 

Network Drive Control

Conveniently add, edit, remove, clone and manage your network drives on your computer using this forthright and user-friendly application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/Network-Drive-Control.shtml

 

Microsoft begins to build a narrative for 'Windows Core OS' at Computex 2019

We've been following along with Microsoft's secret Windows Core OS project since 2017, and now Microsoft is finally starting to talk about it, albeit discretely.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-begins-building-narrative-windows-core-os

 

Laptop Intentionally Filled with 6 Dangerous Viruses Being Sold for More than $1 Million

https://www.maketecheasier.com/laptop-6-dangerous-viruses-1-million/

 

Automation and the existential opportunity

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/automation-and-the-existential-opportunity-2/

 

How to Clone Your Linux Hard Drive: 4 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/2-methods-to-clone-your-linux-hard-drive/

 

Paint.net: How to Get Rid of Background and Make it Transparent

https://www.techjunkie.com/image-background-to-transparent-paint-net/

 

How to make sense of Windows updates and upgrades with Microsoft's new release dashboard

Microsoft's new Windows release health dashboard is a one-stop shop for Windows 10 users seeking information on the status of upgrades and ongoing problems.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3399557/how-to-make-sense-of-windows-updates-and-upgrades-with-microsofts-new-release-dashboard.html

 

How to use Firefox Send

Sending larger files doesn't get much easier than Mozilla's new service, Firefox Send.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-firefox-send/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Open New Application Guard Window in Microsoft Edge

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/83614-open-new-application-guard-window-microsoft-edge.html

 

This rugged, spill-proof Chromebook is so much more affordable than you thought

https://bgr.com/2019/05/31/rugged-chromebook-waterproof-amazon/

 

2019 Is the Year of Linux on the Desktop

https://www.howtogeek.com/414036/2019-is-the-year-of-linux-on-the-desktop/

 

The Best Wireless Routers for 2019

In the days of surfing, streaming, gaming, and more, your Wi-Fi router is the single most important piece of technology in your home. Make sure you pick the right one. Here's what you need to know to optimize your network, along with the best wireless routers for all budgets.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/292110/the-best-wireless-routers

 

Hurricane season is here -- watch out for scams

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569830/hurricane-season-is-here-watch-out-for-scams

 

Google Duplex: What it is and what Google's doing next

How Google's AI wants to make your life easier. Here's what we know.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/google-duplex-what-it-is-and-what-googles-doing-next/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by84Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

NY Investigates Exposure of 885 Million Mortgage Documents

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/ny-investigates-exposure-of-885-million-mortgage-documents/

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