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Sat 06/15/2019 1647
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Wed 06/12/2019 1644
Tue 06/11/2019 1643
Mon 06/10/2019 1642
Sun 06/09/2019 1641

Sat 1647 06/15/2019

[Tip] Allow Extensions in Private or Incognito Windows in Web Browsers
https://www.askvg.com/tip-allow-extensions-in-private-or-incognito-windows-in-web-browsers/

 

3 new Google Maps features, 1 will track your speeding

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572215/3-new-google-maps-features-1-will-track-your-speeding

 

SQL Injection Attacks Represent Two-Third of All Web App Attacks

When Local File Inclusion attacks are counted, nearly nine in 10 attacks are related to input validation failures, Akamai report shows.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/sql-injection-attacks-represent-two-third-of-all-web-app-attacks/d/d-id/1334960

 

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-vanquish-your-digital-addiction-1835375536

 

How to Install and Change Themes in Ubuntu

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-change-ubuntu-theme/

 

Chrome's Adblocker controversy: Google raises maximum limit

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/13/chromes-adblocker-controversy-google-raises-maximum-limit/

 

How to Create a macOS Bootable Installer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-macos-bootable-installer/

 

Why you shouldn’t run new Edge browser in Administrator mode

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/why-you-shouldnt-run-edge-administrator-mode

 

How To Automatically Delete Browsing History in Firefox

https://www.techjunkie.com/automatically-delete-browsing-history-firefox/

 

AMD Unveils Radeon RX 5700, 5700XT: New Navi GPUs to Tackle Turing

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/292852-amd-unveils-radeon-rx-5700-5700xt-gpus-new-rdna-architecture-to-tackle-turing

 

Apple may be prepping to turn your iPhone into a crypto wallet

Apple's CryptoKit is likely the first step in enabling the exchange of private and public keys that will unlock the ability to make purchases using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies stored on your iPhone.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402338/apple-may-be-prepping-to-turn-your-iphone-into-a-crypto-wallet.html

 

How to set up a VPN server on Windows 10

Do you need to create a VPN server? Here are the steps to set up a VPN server using the built-in Incoming Connection feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-vpn-server-windows-10/

 

Colour Contrast Checker

Check the contrast created by various color combinations with this extension for your browser that you can use as a web design tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Colour-Contrast-Checker.shtml

 

Thanks to Equifax breach, 4 US agencies don't properly verify your data, GAO finds

The agencies rely on an outdated verification method with an increased risk of identity theft, the Government Accountability Office says.

https://www.cnet.com/news/after-equifax-breach-some-us-agencies-arent-properly-protecting-americans-data/

 

Google makes remote access of a computer even easier

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/571912/google-makes-remote-access-of-a-computer-even-easier

 

Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

The company hits back at the data economy - and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google - by announcing its own single sign-on service. A host of other iterative security improvements are on their way as well.

https://www.darkreading.com/apple-pledges-privacy-beefs-up-security-/d/d-id/1334955

 

Solve Windows 10 Issues Automatically With the New 'Recommended Troubleshooting' Feature

https://lifehacker.com/solve-windows-10-issues-automatically-with-the-new-reco-1835377734

 

The Ultimate How-To Guide for Chromebook Beginners

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ultimate-chromebook-guide/https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ultimate-chromebook-guide/

 

Can't pair certain Bluetooth devices anymore on Windows 8 or 10? That's intentional

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/12/cant-pair-certain-bluetooth-devices-anymore-on-windows-8-or-10-thats-intentional/

 

macOS Catalina: Everything You Need To Know

https://www.maketecheasier.com/macos-catalina-everything-you-need-to-know/

 

Fix YouTube full screen video lag or glitch

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/youtube-full-screen-video-lag-or-glitch

 

How To Stream Plex to a Samsung Smart TV

https://www.techjunkie.com/stream-plex-samsung-smart-tv/

 

At a Glance: Kingston UV500 960GB 2.5-Inch SATA SSD Review

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/gaming/292918-kingston-uv500-960gb-2-5-inch-sata-ssd-review?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Mozilla to launch premium service subscriptions in new bid to diversify revenue

The company’s CEO, Chris Beard, has already pointed to two examples of services Mozilla could provide: online storage and a VPN.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402001/mozilla-to-launch-premium-service-subscriptions-in-new-bid-to-diversify-revenue.html

 

How to change screen resolution on Windows 10

Do you need to adjust the screen resolution on your monitor? Here's how to do it on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/change-resolution-windows-10/

 

TabNotes for Chrome

Write notes in your new tabs in Google Chrome with this simple extension that saves your text offline and also features a dark mode

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

 

Momentum grows to break up big tech, as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple face scrutiny

Regulators are gearing up to investigate the largest US tech companies. But are breakups of these corporations on the horizon?

https://www.cnet.com/news/momentum-grows-to-break-up-big-tech-as-amazon-facebook-google-and-apple-face-scrutiny/

 

Watch out for this new Instagram scam

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572140/watch-out-for-this-new-instagram-scam

 

6 Security Scams Set to Sweep This Summer

Experts share the cybersecurity threats to watch for and advice to stay protected.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/6-security-scams-set-to-sweep-this-summer/d/d-id/1334887

 

Quickly Alphabetize Lists and Paragraphs in Google Docs With This Add On

https://lifehacker.com/quickly-alphabetize-lists-and-paragraphs-in-google-docs-1835359581

 

10 Ways to Check the Weather From Your Linux Desktop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/check-weather-linux-desktop/

 

Revo Uninstaller Free: Windows Apps uninstallation added

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/12/revo-uninstaller-free-windows-apps-uninstallation-added/

 

Keep Your Home Safe with Ring Video Doorbell 2, Now $40 Off

https://www.maketecheasier.com/keep-home-safe-ring-video-doorbell-2/

 

LibreOffice Review: Productivity software & free alternative to Office

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

 

How To Change the Startup Sound in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-startup-sound-windows-10/

 

How to Reset Password of Local Account or Microsoft Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14699-reset-password-user-account-windows-10-a.html

 

Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

The cloud file storage company continues to reinvent itself as it looks to compete with collaboration and productivity rivals like Google, Microsoft and Slack.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402263/dropbox-focuses-on-collaboration-with-major-app-redesign.html

 

Chinese cyberattack hits Telegram app during Hong Kong protest

Activists in both Hong Kong and mainland China often use Telegram to organize protests.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/mobile/chinese-cyberattack-hits-telegram-app-during-hong-kong-protest-n1017491

 

WordNote

Manage your Office Word documents by creating new content, editing existing one, deleting files or contents or perform searches with this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Text-editors/WordNote.shtml

 

Google's Sundar Pichai worries about 'unintended consequences' of regulation

Google's chief executive tells CNN you have to balance scrutiny of big tech companies with support for them.

https://www.cnet.com/news/googles-sundar-pichai-worries-about-unintended-consequences-of-regulation/

 

This one browser blocks tracking cookies by default

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571984/this-one-browser-blocks-tracking-cookies-by-default

 

GDPR’s First-Year Impact By the Numbers

The latest statistics on GDPR spending, compliance rates, enforcement and consumer attitudes on privacy protection.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/compliance/gdprs-first-year-impact-by-the-numbers/d/d-id/1334845

 

Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android

https://lifehacker.com/try-these-waze-specific-google-assistant-commands-on-an-1835377373

 

How to Ditch Google on Linux: 10 Alternative Apps and Services to Use Instead

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ditch-google-on-linux/

 

A closer look at Firefox's Tracking Protection feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/12/a-closer-look-at-firefoxs-tracking-protection-feature/

 

Google Maps Changes Will Include Disaster Warnings and Include Speed Option

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-maps-changes-disaster-warnings-speed/

 

Hyperlink Auditing in Chrome & Firefox browsers

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ping-hyperlink-auditing-in-chrome-firefox

 

How To Remove a Specific Site from Firefox History and Cookies

https://www.techjunkie.com/remove-specific-site-from-history-cookies-firefox/

 

How to See List of All Available System Restore Points in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/131901-see-list-all-available-system-restore-points-windows.html

 

Apple, Microsoft and a radical new theory on the evolution of computing

Is Apple’s announcement that iCloud will be available in the Microsoft store a bellwether of a very different theory on computing evolution? Have proprietary and locked-in strategies given way to embracing competition with an emphasis on openness and interoperability? Rather than missing the good old days, perhaps we’re actually living in the better, great new days.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402976/apple-microsoft-and-a-radical-new-theory-on-the-evolution-of-computing.html

 

Fake science led a mom to feed bleach to her autistic sons — and police did nothing to stop her

A Kansas mother has posted videos about giving chlorine dioxide, which amounts to industrial bleach, to her sons. Authorities declined to intervene.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/fake-science-led-mom-fee-bleach-her-autistic-sons-police-n1017256

 

Sysinternals Suite

Take control over every aspect of your system using the impressive monitoring tools, debuggers and other testing utilities included in this package

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

 

Pixel 4 reportedly spotted days after Google confirms its existence

When the Pixel 4 leaks start coming not even Google can control them.

https://www.cnet.com/news/pixel-4-appears-days-after-google-confirms-its-existence/

 

Instagram AdPocalypse: More ads coming to your feed

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571732/instagram-adpocalypse-more-ads-coming-to-your-feed

 

[Tip] Add “Remove Suggestion” Option to Address bar in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-add-remove-suggestion-option-to-address-bar-in-google-chrome/

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New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign

https://bgr.com/2019/06/14/iphone-11-release-date-soon-leak-iphone-11-max-design/

 

Apple’s macOS Catalina Can Turn Your Mac into a Touchscreen

https://marketrealist.com/2019/06/apples-macos-catalina-can-turn-your-mac-into-a-touchscreen/?yptr=yahoo

 

LabCorp: 7.7 Million Consumers Hit in Collections Firm Breach

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/06/labcorp-7-7m-consumers-hit-in-collections-firm-breach/

 

What is HDR and When Should I Use It In My Photos?

https://lifehacker.com/what-is-hdr-and-when-should-i-use-it-in-my-photos-5991508

 

7 Truths About BEC Scams

Business email compromise attacks are growing in prevalence and creativity. Here's a look at how they work, the latest stats, and some recent horror stories.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/7-truths-about-bec-scams/d/d-id/1334961

 

How to Use Canva Templates

Create or customize graphic design templates

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-canva-templates-4687623

 

YouTube TV is giving 'longtime' subscribers Showtime at no extra cost

Some YouTube TV customers are getting Showtime for the summer.

https://www.cnet.com/news/youtube-tv-is-giving-longtime-subscribers-showtime-at-no-extra-cost/

 

Chrome 76 blocks sites from detecting Incognito Mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/14/chrome-76-blocks-sites-from-detecting-incognito-mode/

 

How To Delete a Single Cookie in Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/delete-single-cookie-chrome/

 

How to install Streamline build on Kodi

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-install-streamline-build-on-kodi

 

Facial recognition smart glasses could make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous

A new product from UAE firm NNTC shows where this tech is headed next

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/10/18659660/facial-recognition-smart-glasses-sunglasses-surveillance-vuzix-nntc-uae

 

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/

 

Dropbox Update Takes Major Jump into Productivity and Teamwork Space

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dropbox-update-productivity-teamwork/

 

People Aren’t Patching for the BlueKeep Windows Exploit, and Even the NSA Is Worried

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/292683-people-arent-patching-for-the-bluekeep-windows-exploit-and-even-the-nsa-is-worried?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

7 Popular Windows Apps That Are Also Available on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/popular-windows-apps-linux/

 

System Information Viewer (SIV)

One of the most comprehensive system information tools to date concerning hardware-related data, featuring plenty of customization settings

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Info/System-Information-Viewer.shtml

 

How to Insert a PDF Into Excel

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

 

Russia’s 2016 election interference was highly organized, but fixes for 2020 are possible: reports

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/russias-2016-election-interference-was-highly-organized-but-fixes-for-2020-are-possible-reports/

 

Sophisticated scam targets Gmail and Google Calendar users

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572500/sophisticated-scam-targets-gmail-and-google-calendar-users

 

What You Need to Know When Recording Your Enemies

https://lifehacker.com/what-you-need-to-know-when-recording-your-enemies-1795226719

 

Google Adds Two-Factor Authentication For Its Apps on iOS

Android-based two-factor authentication now works for Google applications on iPad and iPhone.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/google-adds-two-factor-authentication-for-its-apps-on-ios/d/d-id/1334958

 

How Do I Automatically Repair Windows Problems?

Fix problems with Startup Repair, a Repair Install, or Reset This PC

https://www.lifewire.com/how-do-i-automatically-repair-windows-problems-2624907

 

The best website builders for 2019

Whether you’re a small business owner, artist, photographer, writer or consultant, there’s a website builder out there for you -- even if you don't know how to code.

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-best-website-builders-for-2019/

 

If you lost all passwords in Firefox, read this!

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/14/if-you-lost-all-passwords-in-firefox-read-this/

 

How To Create a Flyer or Brochure on a PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/create-flyer-brochure-on-pc/

 

What is Control Flow Guard in Windows 10 – How to turn it On or Off

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/control-flow-guard-windows

 

AS CBD BOOMS, FACEBOOK IS QUIETLY CRACKING DOWN ON ADS

The social media giant doesn’t let you promote posts featuring CBD — and now there’s a lawsuit

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/10/18653803/facebook-cbd-posts-ads-promote-lawsuit-cannabis

 

Get the XPOWER A-2 Airrow Pro computer dust blower and never again spend on canned air

The XPOWER A-2 Airrow Pro costs $49, and it's the perfect device to dust and clean computers, laptops, cameras, and other peripherals.

https://pureinfotech.com/xpower-a-2-airrow-pro-computer-dust-blower-canned-air-replacement/

 

How to Verify Authenticity of Windows Software with Digital Signatures

https://www.maketecheasier.com/verify-authenticity-windows-software/

 

US Customs Loses Photos, Travel Docs, and License Plate Data in Breach

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/292901-us-customs-loses-photos-travel-docs-and-license-plate-data-in-breach

 

10 Reasons to Fall in Love With Linux Mint

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-to-love-linux-mint/

 

DirInfo

Handle directories, subdirectories, and files with the help of this software utility that can store all their contents in a dBase database

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/File-management/DirInfo.shtml

 

How to Install Desktop Chrome Extensions on Android

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

 

Medical data breaches gain lawmakers’ attention

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/a-series-of-data-breaches-involving-the-medical-information-of-more-than-20-million-has-attracted-the-attention-of-congress/

 

7 best phones under $400

https://www.komando.com/buying-guides/570499/7-best-phones-under-400

 

How to Access Dropbox's New Redesigned Desktop App Now

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-access-dropboxs-new-redesigned-desktop-app-now-1835426603

 

BlueKeep RDP Vulnerability a Ticking Time Bomb

One month after Microsoft disclosed the flaw, nearly 1 million systems remain unpatched, and Internet scans looking for vulnerable systems have begun increasing.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/bluekeep-rdp-vulnerability-a-ticking-time-bomb/d/d-id/1334967

 

13 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/ways-youre-screwing-up-your-computer-2624710

 

The best tips to keep thieves from stealing your phone

Follow these best practices to keep your iPhone or Android from going missing in the first place.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/best-tips-to-keep-thieves-from-stealing-your-phone-in-the-first-place/

 

Thunderbird email client lands in Microsoft Store, but who needs it?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/04/thunderbird-email-client-lands-in-microsoft-store-but-who-needs-it/

 

How To Insert a PDF into Word

https://www.techjunkie.com/insert-pdf-word/

 

How to install Blue Magic Kodi Build

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-install-blue-magic-kodi-build

 

Google Maps is testing a new safety feature for taxi passengers

It can display a warning when your vehicle goes off its route

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/10/18659645/google-maps-taxi-warnings-india-test-off-route-alerts-safety-feature

 

The Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB offers great performance and speed for only $78

Speed up your computer with the Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB, now only $78 at Amazon.

https://pureinfotech.com/samsung-ssd-860-evo-500gb-great-performance-speed/

 

How to Fix a Touchpad Not Working in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-touchpad-not-working-linux/

 

How to Turn On or Off Start Magnifier Automatically before Login in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/84311-turn-off-auto-start-magnifier-before-login-windows-10-a.html

 

What Is Budgie? The Linux Desktop Environment That Feels Like a Chromebook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/budgie-linux-desktop-environment/

 

Amazon Kindle Tablets Receive New Firmware - Get Version 5.11.2

Today, Amazon has provided a new firmware update compatible with some of its Kindle devices, namely version 5.11.2, which allows the library to display just Kindle Unlimited, Prime Reading items, and Samples with a single click, and also adds other performance improvements, bug fixes, and general enhancements.

https://drivers.softpedia.com/blog/amazon-kindle-tablets-receive-new-firmware-get-version-5-11-2-526256.shtml

 

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/

 

IRS warns users of post-tax season phishing scams

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/the-irs-once-again-is-warning-taxpayers-to-be-on-the-lookout-for-phishing-scams-even-after-tax-season-has-ended/

 

How to pick the best printer for your money

https://www.komando.com/tips/366364/how-to-pick-the-best-printer-for-your-money

 

Is It Better to Use an App, or Do It the Old-Fashioned Way?

https://lifehacker.com/is-it-better-to-use-an-app-or-do-it-the-old-fashioned-1835382063

 

Black Hat Q&A: Defending Against Cheaper, Accessible ‘Deepfake’ Tech

ZeroFox's Matt Price and Mike Price discuss their work researching cybersecurity responses to the rising tide of 'deepfake' videos.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/black-hat-qanda-defending-against-cheaper-accessible-deepfake-tech/d/d-id/1334949

 

What to Do When Windows 10 Settings Are Not Working

A troubleshooting guide for a malfunctioning Settings app in Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-when-windows-10-settings-are-not-working-4584496

 

Ikea's smart blinds now set to go on sale in the US this fall

You should be able to add a Fyrtur to your shopping cart in October.

https://www.cnet.com/news/ikeas-smart-blinds-will-go-on-sale-in-the-us-in-october/

 

Save and Restore Tabs in Firefox with Tab Stash

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/03/save-and-restore-tabs-in-firefox-with-tab-stash/

 

How To Paste Without Formatting

https://www.techjunkie.com/paste-without-formatting/

 

A web page is slowing down your browser – Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/web-page-is-slowing-down-your-browser-firefox

 

Donald Trump on tech antitrust: ‘There’s something going on’

‘We should be doing this. They’re our companies.’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/10/18659619/donald-trump-facebook-google-amazon-apple-antitrust-european-union-eu

 

WINDOWS 10 WILL CONTINUE TO INSTALL ON DRIVES WITH LESS THAN 32GB

If you have a device with less that 32GB of storage, you'll be able to upgrade to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-less-than-32gb-support/

 

Can’t Upload Files to Google Drive? Here are a Few Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-drive-cannot-upload-files-fixes/

 

How to Repair System Files with SFC Command in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2895-run-sfc-command-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Customize the GNOME Shell in Ubuntu Using Extensions

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/customize-gnome-shell-extensions/

 

Intel NUC5i3MYHE NUC Kit BIOS 0055

https://drivers.softpedia.com/get/BIOS/Intel/Intel-NUC5i3MYHE-NUC-Kit-BIOS-0055.shtml

 

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/

 

Court unseals indictment against alleged Darkode hacking forum members

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/court-unseals-indictment-against-alleged-darkode-hacking-forum-members/

 

Walmart's latest delivery option might kick Amazon Prime to the curb

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572266/walmarts-new-delivery-option-might-make-you-cancel-amazon-prime

 

Learn the Basics of Color Theory to Know What Looks Good

https://lifehacker.com/learn-the-basics-of-color-theory-to-know-what-looks-goo-1608972072

 

5 of the Best IoT Hardware for Your Next IoT Project

https://www.iottechtrends.com/best-iot-hardware-for-iot-project/

 

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2019 Edition

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/06/microsoft-patch-tuesday-june-2019-edition/

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Thur 1645 06/13/2019

We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They Were an Incomprehensible Disaster.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/12/opinion/facebook-google-privacy-policies.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_190613?campaign_id=2&instance_id=10070&segment_id=14234&user_id=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&regi_id=496806370613

 

5G Changes Everything

5G will have a huge impact on many areas of life

https://www.lifewire.com/5g-use-cases-4261046

 

How to stop VPN connection from slowing down internet on Windows 10

If a VPN connection is slowing down your internet, then use this guide on Windows 10 to create a "split tunneling" to direct web traffic through your local internet connection.

https://pureinfotech.com/stop-vpn-connection-slowing-down-web-traffic-windows-10/

 

Reuse Your Old Socks to Make a Heating Pad or Dog Toy

https://lifehacker.com/reuse-your-old-socks-to-make-a-heating-pad-or-dog-toy-1835423760

 

8 Surprising Uses for Linux That You Can (Mostly) Try Yourself

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/surprising-uses-linux-try-yourself/

 

Phishing Email Warns: Add Recovery Number or Account Deleted

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-email-warns-add-recovery-number-or-account-deleted/

 

How to Detect a Hidden Camera with Your Android Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/detect-hidden-camera-with-android-phone/

 

MLB 2019 live stream: how to watch all the baseball games online from anywhere

Don’t miss a single baseball game this season

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/mlb-2019-live-stream-how-to-watch-all-the-baseball-games-online-from-anywhere

 

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls

Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/privacy-improvements-in-chrome-76-will-make-it-easier-to-bypass-paywalls/

 

Lawsuits Claim Amazon’s Alexa Illegally Records Children

https://www.iottechtrends.com/lawsuits-amazons-alexa-illegally-records-children/

 

Google Reveals Stadia Pricing, Launch Date, and Games

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/292695-google-reveals-stadia-pricing-launch-date-and-games

 

How to connect AirPods to Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-connect-airpods-to-windows-10-pc

 

Apple Can Build the iPhone with Zero Chinese Participation

After Huawei, many see Apple as the next big victim of the China vs. the United States trade war.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-can-build-the-iphone-with-zero-chinese-participation-526362.shtml

 

How To Send and Receive Text messages on a PC Without a Phone

https://www.techjunkie.com/receive-text-messages-pc-without-phone/

 

How to get Windows 10 cheap (or even for free)

Yes, you can get a properly activated version of Windows 10 for free.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3400840/how-to-get-windows-10-cheap-or-even-for-free.html

 

Update: Another major retailer cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/568915/samsung-galaxy-fold-latest-updates

 

What to Do When Your iPhone Is Stolen

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-iphone-is-stolen-2000299

 

How to enable variable refresh rate for games on Windows 10

Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update, now brings variable refresh rate support for DX11 games that didn't support this feature natively, and here's how to enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-variable-refresh-rate-games-windows-10/

 

How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-predict-the-weather-when-your-apps-give-you-conf-1835421802

 

The Best Linux Laptop: System76 Galago Pro vs. Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/galago-pro-vs-xps-13-linux-laptops/

 

Bug Breaks Internet Explorer 11 on Some Windows 10 Versions

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/bug-breaks-internet-explorer-11-on-some-windows-10-versions/

 

How to Scan for Devices on Your Wi-Fi Network

https://www.maketecheasier.com/scan-for-devices-on-wi-fi-network/

 

How to plan your website in 7 simple steps

Planning is the key factor in any successful website project

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-plan-your-website

 

Hospital medical equipment contains potentially lethal vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Windows CE-powered Alaris Gateway Workstation allows attackers to modify dosage rates for infusion pumps, which can have lethal results.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hospital-medical-equipment-contains-potentially-lethal-vulnerability/

 

Haier Smart Home Technology – Fully Connect Your Whole House with Smart Devices

https://www.iottechtrends.com/haier-smart-home-technology/

 

Apple Refreshes Mac Pro With Modular Design, $6,000 Starting Price

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292506-apple-refreshes-mac-pro-with-modular-design-6000-starting-price

 

Group Speed Dial for Firefox: Keep the most important internet sites at your fingertips

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/group-speed-dial-for-firefox

 

Hands-On with Apple’s New iCloud App for Windows 10

Believe it or not, but Apple is actually quite a fan of Microsoft’s modern Windows push, and unlike Google, which has decided to resist the UWP concept, the iPhone maker itself brought a couple of apps to the Microsoft Store.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/hands-on-with-apple-s-new-icloud-app-for-windows-10-526383.shtml

 

How To Add Subtitles in VLC Media Player

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-subtitles-vlc/

 

Apple's iCloud app finally comes to the Windows Store, with OneDrive's syncing prowess

The new app uses the technology behind OneDrive's Files On-Demand.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3402060/apples-icloud-app-finally-comes-to-the-windows-store-with-onedrives-syncing-prowess.html

 

7 tiny houses you can actually buy from Amazon

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572506/9-tiny-houses-you-can-actually-buy-from-amazon

 

Why Does Restarting Seem to Fix Most Computer Problems?

Why powering something off and then on again tends to fix most problems

https://www.lifewire.com/why-does-restarting-seem-to-fix-most-computer-problems-2624569

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903 IMPROVES PERFORMANCE FOR AMD RYZEN PROCESSORS

Windows 10 May 2019 Update can now make better use of the AMD Ryzen multi-core processors, which translate on improved system responsiveness and performance.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-changes-amd-ryzen-processors/

 

How the New Galaxy A50 Compares to the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e

https://lifehacker.com/how-the-new-galaxy-a50-compares-to-the-galaxy-s10-s10-1835424780

 

How to Migrate Your Data From Windows or Mac to Linux the Easy Way

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/migrate-data-linux/

 

Over 400,000 Opko Health Clients Impacted by AMCA Data Breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-400-000-opko-health-clients-impacted-by-amca-data-breach/

 

Are Browser Extensions Slowing You Down?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/browser-extensions-slowing-you-down/

 

How to build a website using Godaddy Website builder

Anyone can create a website

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/lets-create-a-website-one-step-at-a-time

 

Magecart attack: What it is, how it works, and how to prevent it

Learn how to combat this web-based card skimming attack.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/magecart-attack-what-it-is-how-it-works-and-how-to-prevent-it/

 

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/you-can-block-robocalls-by-default-with-your-phone-comp-1835324828

 

How to Change Windows To Go Startup Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/67018-change-windows-go-startup-options-windows-10-a.html

 

Best External Bluetooth adapters for Windows 10 computers

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-external-bluetooth-adapters-for-windows-10-computers

 

Microsoft Kills Off Windows 10 Mobile Version 1703

The end of Windows 10 Mobile altogether is just around the corner, as Microsoft has just killed one of the last versions of the smartphone operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-kills-off-windows-10-mobile-version-1703-526381.shtml

 

How To Automatically Delete Browsing History in Google Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/automatically-delete-browsing-history-chrome/

 

How to partition a hard drive

Partitions allow you to segment a single drive for separating programs from files or installing a second OS.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/2066191/how-to-partition-a-hard-drive.html

 

5 summer safety tips to stay safe from burglars

https://www.komando.com/tips/366092/summer-safety-tips-to-stay-safe-from-burglars

 

How to Fix a Slow iPad

You don't need to put up with a snail's pace

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-a-slow-ipad-4103783

 

How to enable dark mode for Google Chrome on Android

Chrome has a new dark mode on Android, and here's how to enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-mode-chrome-android/

 

The Top 10 Highly-Desired Skills You Can Teach Yourself

https://lifehacker.com/top-10-highly-desired-skills-you-can-teach-yourself-5905835

 

8 Ubuntu Flavors Compared: Kubuntu vs. Lubuntu vs. Xubuntu vs. MATE vs. Budgie vs. Studio vs. Kylin

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-flavors-comparison-guide/

 

Another Hacker Selling Access to Charity, Antivirus Firm Networks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/another-hacker-selling-access-to-charity-antivirus-firm-networks/

 

How to Enable Dynamic Transparency Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/enable-dynamic-transparency-ubuntu/

 

Evaluate and improve your website security using these simple steps

Security is a major aspect of any website – particularly e-commerce operations

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-evaluate-and-improve-your-websites-security

 

How to use Windows 10's Windows Sandbox to test software

Learn how to leverage the built-in Windows Sandbox feature in Windows 10 to emulate a virtual desktop. This will come in handy when you're testing software applications and managed deployments.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-windows-10s-windows-sandbox-to-test-software/

 

How to Backup Contacts and SMS to SD Card on Android

http://droidlessons.com/how-to-backup-contacts-and-sms-to-sd-card-on-android/

 

How to Free Up Drive Space in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/83441-free-up-drive-space-windows-10-a.html

 

What is a Pause key? Why & when is it used?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-a-pause-key-why-when-is-it-used

 

Microsoft Partially Fixes Windows 10 May 2019 Update USB Bug

Microsoft has partially resolved a bug in Windows 10 May 2019 Update that blocked the upgrade when external USB devices or memory cards are connected to the computer.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-partially-fixes-windows-10-may-2019-update-usb-bug-526379.shtml

 

How to Outline Text with Paint.NET

https://www.techjunkie.com/outline-text-paint-net/

 

The Opera GX browser is built for gamers with RAM and CPU limiters, RGB lighting, and Twitch

Dark mode is so yesterday.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3401620/opera-gx-browser-gamers.html

 

Cyberattack seized images of travelers, Customs says

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572422/cyberattack-seized-images-of-travelers

 

How to Fix A Windows Memory Leak

Learn how to find a memory leak and fix it in Windows 7, 8, and 10

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-windows-memory-leak-4585049

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What Happens to Your Stolen Medical Data

https://vitals.lifehacker.com/what-happens-to-your-stolen-medical-data-1835373958

 

Only New CPUs Can Truly Fix ZombieLoad and Spectre

https://www.howtogeek.com/415018/only-new-cpus-can-truly-fix-zombieload-and-spectre/

 

7 New Raspbian Features to Start Using on Your Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/new-raspbian-features/

 

Fix chrome.exe appearing on the Windows Lockscreen

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/07/fix-chrome-exe-appearing-on-the-windows-lockscreen/

 

MuddyWater, Fin8 and Platinum threat actors back in action

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apts-cyberespionage/muddywater-fin8-and-platinum-threat-actors-back-in-action/

 

Microsoft’s App Store now offers Apple’s iCloud for Windows

What it is and how to use it

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402080/microsoft-s-app-store-now-offers-apple-s-icloud-for-windows.html

 

How to Turn Off iCloud on iPhone

Don't sync until you want to

https://www.lifewire.com/turn-off-icloud-on-iphone-4580233

 

What is Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerability? Are you safe?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/microarchitectural-data-sampling-mds-vulnerability

 

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-delete-your-google-purchase-history-1834892504

 

Tired of Leaks and Speculation, Google Just Dropped an Official Pic of the Pixel 4

https://gizmodo.com/tired-of-leaks-and-speculation-google-just-dropped-an-1835458332

 

Cut Off From ARM, x86, What CPU Architectures Can Huawei Use?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291875-cut-off-from-arm-x86-what-cpu-architectures-can-huawei-actually-use

 

IPFire Open-Source Linux Firewall Now Patched Against Intel MDS Vulnerabilities

The IPFire open-source, hardened, and versatile Linux firewall has been updated to version IPFire 2.23 Core Update 132, a maintenance release that patches the latest Intel vulnerabilities and updates core components.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/ipfire-open-source-linux-firewall-now-patched-against-intel-mds-vulnerabilities-526351.shtml

 

How to Send Large Files from Your Android Device

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-large-files-from-android/

 

This new laptop accessory is freaking brilliant and on sale for just $17

The stick-on Moft "invisible" laptop stand props your screen to a comfortable viewing angle and folds flat when not in use. Plus: 4 MFi-certified Lightning cables for $8.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/this-new-laptop-accessory-is-freaking-brilliant-and-on-sale-for-just-17/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

A new kind of speed trap -- your neighbors shame you on Nextdoor

https://www.komando.com/tips/571939/a-new-kind-of-speed-trap-your-neighbors-shame-you-on-nextdoor

 

Microsoft Just Updated MS Paint With New Features

https://www.howtogeek.com/415040/microsoft-just-updated-ms-paint-with-new-features/

 

A Complete Guide to Chromebook’s Accessibility Tools and Features

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chromebook-accessibility-guide/

 

VLC Media Player 3.0.7 released: security updates and improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/06/vlc-media-player-3-0-7-released-security-updates-and-improvements/

 

IRS warns users of post-tax season phishing scams

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/the-irs-once-again-is-warning-taxpayers-to-be-on-the-lookout-for-phishing-scams-even-after-tax-season-has-ended/

 

WWDC: Get to know Apple’s 11+ new privacy tools

Apple continues to improve privacy protection across its operating systems. Here's what you need to know.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400949/wwdc-get-to-know-apples-11-new-privacy-tools.html

 

How to Use the Chrome Password Manager

Plus, why you should encrypt with your Google Username and Password

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-the-chrome-password-manager-4685878

 

Jarte is a feature-rich free portable Word Processor for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/jarte-free-portable-word-processor

 

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now

https://lifehacker.com/keep-your-financial-information-private-by-opting-out-o-1834817908

 

When Will Quantum Computers Outperform Regular Computers?

https://gizmodo.com/when-will-quantum-computers-outperform-regular-computer-1834651018

 

PSA: Using System Restore After Windows Update Breaks Windows

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291677-psa-using-system-restore-after-windows-update-breaks-windows

 

Zorin OS 15 Linux Distro Officially Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

The Zorin OS 15 Linux distro has been officially released today after being in development for the past several months, based on the latest Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/zorin-os-15-linux-distro-officially-released-based-on-ubuntu-18-04-2-lts-526309.shtml

 

After ZombieLoad Security Flaw Found in Intel Chips, Tech Companies Step Up to Add Patches

https://www.maketecheasier.com/zombieload-security-flaw-intel-chips-tech-companies-patches/

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 depreciated by 50% in 30 days, says a report

Bad news for Galaxy owners: A site for selling used phones says the S10+ has dropped in value.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/samsung-galaxy-s10-depreciated-by-50-in-30-days/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

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

 

How Your Echo’s “Alexa Guard” Can Protect Your Home

https://www.howtogeek.com/414794/how-your-echos-alexa-guard-can-protect-your-home/

 

How to Boost Volume on a Chromebook Beyond Max

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/boost-volume-chromebook-beyond-max/

 

How Google's anti-adblocking draft affects other Chromium-based browsers

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/06/how-googles-anti-adblocking-draft-affects-other-chromium-based-browsers/

 

Google reveals actors behind Triada trojan

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/mobile-security/google-reveals-actors-behind-triada-trojan/

 

How did people react to Apple's WWDC news?

Based on social media activity, there was significant interest in the news out of Apple's WWDC event last week, with much of it positive.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400914/how-did-people-react-to-apples-wwdc-news.html

 

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits

https://lifehacker.com/no-you-still-shouldnt-let-facebook-pay-you-to-track-yo-1835450016

 

Instant fraud: Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam

The digital payment service embedded in banking apps has made it easier for thieves to access funds in personal checking and savings accounts, experts say.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/consumer/instant-fraud-consumers-see-funds-disappear-zelle-account-scam-n1015736

 

How to Enable or Disable Document Review for Speech Recognition in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/120624-enable-disable-document-review-speech-recognition-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Add Wi-Fi Network to Any Device

Whether it's Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS, you can connect to a Wi-Fi network

https://www.lifewire.com/add-wifi-network-to-any-device-4685456

 

How to Disable or Enable Dark Mode in Google Chrome on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-dark-mode-in-google-chrome

 

Apple Trying to Take Over Intel’s Modem Business

Even if Apple reached a settlement with Qualcomm and decided to use its modems on future iPhone models, it doesn’t necessarily mean the Cupertino tech-based giant is pleased with the outcome of its long-time dispute with the San Diego company.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-trying-to-take-over-intel-s-modem-business-526376.shtml

 

4 Best Tools to Check Disk Space on Your Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/analyze-disk-space-mac/

 

Huawei is reportedly chasing Verizon for $1B in patent licensing fees

Amid its clash with the United States government, the Chinese company says US-based Verizon should pay fees for more than 230 of its patents.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/huawei-is-reportedly-chasing-verizon-for-1b-in-patent-licensing-fees/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Facebook still really wants your phone data, and they'll pay you for it

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572664/study-from-facebook-app-pays-for-your-data

 

Still on Windows XP? Update Manually or Get Wormed

https://www.howtogeek.com/414804/still-on-windows-xp-update-manually-or-get-wormed/

 

4 Ways to Run Linux Apps and Games on Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-apps-games-windows/

 

ScanFS: file search and disk cataloging software for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/04/scanfs-file-search-and-disk-cataloging-software-for-windows/

 

Russia’s 2016 election interference was highly organized, but fixes for 2020 are possible: reports

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/russias-2016-election-interference-was-highly-organized-but-fixes-for-2020-are-possible-reports/

 

The upside – and potential downside – of Apple’s WWDC twin OS PC strategy

One of the more interesting announcements at Apple’s WWDC indicates they finally seem to be making the move from x86 to ARM for their desktop PCs. It appears to be the opposite of what Microsoft did in the 1990s…which didn’t work out too well. But unless Apple shores up their cloud shortfall, the move will likely represent more downside risk than upside benefit for the company.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400852/the-upside-and-potential-downside-of-apples-wwdc-twin-os-pc-strategy.html

 

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-digitize-vinyl-records-without-a-record-player-1835451031

 

What happens to our digital life after we’re gone?

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/what-happens-to-our-digital-life-after-we-re-gone-61594693629

 

Open and Use Disk Cleanup in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3012-open-use-disk-cleanup-windows-10-a.html

 

What Is LAN?

The definition of and uses for a local area network

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-lan-4684071

 

What is Processor Affinity & how to set Processor Affinity on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/processor-affinity-windows

 

Here We Go Again: Next iPhone Expected to Replace Lightning with USB Type-C

Apple giving up on its proprietary Lightning connector on the iPhone and going for USB Type-C isn’t something that we haven’t heard before.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/here-we-go-again-next-iphone-expected-to-replace-lightning-with-usb-type-c-526340.shtml

 

Big American Phone Providers Are Being Sued Over Your Location Data. Here’s Why You Should Be Concerned

https://www.maketecheasier.com/american-phone-providers-sued-over-location-data/

 

The Cheapskate's 5 ways to win Prime Day 2019

Amazon's annual shopping holiday is coming soon. Here's what you need to know to optimize Prime.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/prime-day-2019-the-cheapskates-5-ways-to-win/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

3 places to store photos in the cloud

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/572008/3-places-to-store-photos-in-the-cloud

 

How to Burn an ISO File to a USB Drive in Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/414574/how-to-burn-an-iso-file-to-a-usb-drive-in-linux/

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7 major benefits of VPN services: no room for doubt

https://vpnpro.com/blog/benefits-of-vpn/

 

LabCorp: 7.7 Million Consumers Hit in Collections Firm Breach

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/06/labcorp-7-7m-consumers-hit-in-collections-firm-breach/

 

FCC says your phone carrier can block robocalls by default -- here's what that means

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571474/fcc-says-your-phone-carrier-can-block-robocalls-by-default-heres-what-that-means

 

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App

https://lifehacker.com/anonymize-your-android-browsing-with-tors-new-app-1834951650

 

U.S. House passes bill that would require DHS to maintain cyber hunt, IR teams

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/tktktktktk-u-s-house-passes-bill-that-w/

 

A look at Win-X Menu 3.0 for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/11/a-look-at-win-x-menu-3-0-for-windows/

 

5 of the Best Virtual Cell Phone Number Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-virtual-cell-phone-number-apps-android/

 

4 Common PC Problems and How to Fix Them

A list of commonly seen computer issues... and how to troubleshoot them!

https://www.lifewire.com/common-pc-problems-and-how-to-fix-them-2624457

 

Transcend SSD Scope : Maintain a healthy and efficient SSD

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/transcend-ssd-scope-maintain-a-healthy-and-efficient-ssd

 

The 11 Best Android Apps to Install on a Chromebook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-android-apps-chromebooks/

 

Tired of Robocalls? Stop Answering Your Phone

https://www.howtogeek.com/413873/tired-of-robocalls-stop-answering-your-phone/

 

Apple is prepared to move iPhone production out of China if Trump trade war escalates

https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2019/06/11/apple-trump-tariffs-china-iphone-production-aapl.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

iFixit Tears Down New MacBook Pro in Search of Keyboard Fixes

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292059-ifixit-tears-down-new-macbook-pro-in-search-of-keyboard-fixes

 

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3378017/fast-forward-whats-coming-in-future-versions-of-chrome.html

 

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email

https://bgr.com/2019/06/11/gmail-dynamic-email-rolls-out-on-july-2nd-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Microsoft Issues Fixes for 88 Vulnerabilities

Four of the flaws are publicly known but none have been listed as under active attack.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/microsoft-issues-fixes-for-88-vulnerabilities/d/d-id/1334934

 

NirLauncher

Access and run various network monitoring, web browser, desktop and HDD utilities, programmer tools and numerous other useful apps from Nir Sofer from one location

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Launchers-Shutdown-Tools/NirLauncher.shtml

 

10 things you should know about surge protectors

Surge protectors are an inexpensive way to protect your gear against random power spike damage. Here are a few tips before you start shopping.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/10-things-you-should-know-about-surge-protectors/

 

Analyze and diagnose your PC's hardware issues

https://www.komando.com/downloads/570577/analyze-and-diagnose-your-pcs-hardware-issues

 

The Best New Features in Windows 10's May 2019 Update

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-new-features-in-windows-10s-may-2019-update-1834927597

 

Ransomware attack hobbles Washington food bank

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/ransomware-attack-hobbles-washington-food-bank/

 

Google Stadia: Price, Games, Availability, and my thoughts

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/10/google-stadia-price-games-availability-and-my-thoughts/

 

5 of the Best Apple Mail Alternatives for Mac User

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-apple-mail-alternatives/

 

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Computer

The 3 most important maintenance tasks for your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/maintain-computer-4097220

 

IObit Malware Fighter Free review & download

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/iobit-malware-fighter-free-review-download

 

7 Essential Privacy Settings for Chrome OS and Google Chrome

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/privacy-settings-chrome-os-google-chrome/

 

How to Update Your Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/414909/how-to-update-your-chromebook/

 

18 Best Karaoke Songs of All Time

https://karaokebananza.com/best-karaoke-songs/?msID=994a4877-685b-4af3-bc70-c044dd8ab8fe

 

Intel Launches NUCs With Radeon RX 540 GPU, Soldered DRAM

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292018-intel-launches-nucs-with-radeon-rx-540-gpu-soldered-dram

 

That malware with its own backdoor into Android's framework? Don't worry; Google's on it. (Gulp!)

Google confirmed that cyberthieves had managed to pre-install malware into the Android framework backdoor. In short, the malware appeared to be blessed by Google at the deepest point within Android.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400952/that-malware-with-its-own-backdoor-into-androids-framework-dont-worry-googles-on-it-gulp.html

 

The upgraded version of Amazon’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender is down to $25 today

https://bgr.com/2019/06/11/wifi-extender-amazon-best-seller-upgraded/

 

FBI Warns of Dangers in 'Safe' Websites

Criminals are using TLS certificates to convince users that fraudulent sites are worthy of their trust.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/fbi-warns-of-dangers-in-safe-websites/d/d-id/1334930

 

ZHPLite

Thoroughly analyze the diagnostic report issued by ZHPDiag and determine whether your system is at risk using this straightforward tool

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

 

Lutron's new switch solves a big smart bulb headache, installs in minutes

Finally, your dumb light switches are no longer your smart bulbs' worst enemy. Here's a hands-on first look at the Lutron Aurora.

https://www.cnet.com/news/lutron-and-philips-hue-just-solved-smart-lightings-biggest-headache-hands-on/

 

Do you power down your home network when you're not using it? Should you? Here's why and how.

https://www.komando.com/tips/570622/do-you-power-down-your-home-network-when-youre-not-using-it-you-should-heres-why-and-how

 

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can)

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-disable-facebooks-automatic-face-recognition-set-1834924150

 

Russia accused of hacking EU embassy in Moscow

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apts-cyberespionage/russia-is-believed-to-have-hacked-the-europian-unions-embassy-in-moscow-in-a-sophisticated-cyber-espionage-attack-to-steal-highly-sensitive-material/

 

Google Chrome: pin tabs using drag and drop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/08/google-chrome-pin-tabs-using-drag-and-drop/

 

12 Useful Android Chrome Flags You Should Enable

https://www.maketecheasier.com/useful-android-chrome-flags/

 

Hard Drive Reliability, Crashes and Failures

Are Hard Drive Failures Increasing?

https://www.lifewire.com/hard-drive-failures-833442

 

This version of Office has been deprovisioned

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/this-version-of-office-has-been-deprovisioned

 

8 Reasons Why You Should Stick With Ubuntu Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-stick-with-ubuntu/

 

Should You Clear the System Cache on Your Android Phone?

https://www.howtogeek.com/414466/should-you-clear-the-system-cache-on-your-android-phone/

 

Linux Mint Turns Cinnamon Experience Bittersweet

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Linux-Mint-Turns-Cinnamon-Experience-Bittersweet-86033.html

 

How to Change Focus Assist Automatic Rules in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/102201-change-focus-assist-automatic-rules-windows-10-a.html

 

Are we about to enter a golden era of mobile computing?

Laptop computers are about to undergo design revolutions that will redefine the world of portable computing.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3400912/are-we-about-to-enter-a-golden-era-of-mobile-computing.html

 

Hurry: It looks like Amazon’s rare discount on AirPods 2 is going away soon

https://bgr.com/2019/06/07/airpods-2-price-in-usa-discount-amazon-prime/

 

Getting Up to Speed on Magecart

Greater awareness of how Magecart works will give your company a leg up on the growing threat from this online credit card skimmer. Here are four places to start.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/getting-up-to-speed-on-magecart-/a/d-id/1334884

 

Super Dark Mode for Chrome

Make sure your eyes are not exposed to the damaging light of your screen while browsing the web at night by resorting to this Chrome extension that enables a dark mode

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Super-Dark-Mode.shtml

 

How to make your Android screen extra dark at night

Use these tips to tone down your screen brightness beyond the usual slider.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-make-your-android-screen-extra-dark-at-night/

 

If you downloaded these apps from Google Play, you need to uninstall them immediately

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571165/if-you-downloaded-these-apps-from-google-play-you-need-to-uninstall-them-immediately

 

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook

https://lifehacker.com/use-view-as-to-see-what-youre-sharing-publicly-on-faceb-1834917501

 

Travelers’ photos stolen after CBP subcontractor breached

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/travelers-photos-stolen-after-cbp-subcontractor-breached/

 

Windows 10 version 1903 available for all manual seekers

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/07/windows-10-version-1903-available-for-all-manual-seekers/

 

How to Use KDE Connect with MATE on Ubuntu and Debian

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-kde-connect-with-mate-ubuntu-debian/

 

5G Speed: How to Understand the Numbers

How fast is 5G, and how does it compare to 4G and LTE?

https://www.lifewire.com/5g-speed-4180992

 

How to secure Gmail account from hackers and intruders

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/secure-gmail-from-hackers

 

What’s the Easiest Way to Install Linux on Your Computer?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/easiest-way-install-linux/

 

How to See New Emails on Top of Gmail Conversation Threads

https://www.howtogeek.com/414565/how-to-see-new-emails-on-top-of-gmail-conversation-threads/

 

Google Assistant comes to Waze for easier reporting, less distraction

Shouting at your phone in traffic sounds like a pretty healthy outlet, actually.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/google-assistant-waze-easier-reporting-less-distraction/

 

How to Change the Location of your OneDrive Folder in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/75052-change-location-onedrive-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

What's in the latest Chrome update? A basic 'reader' view

Chrome 75 includes patches for 42 security flaws and adds a "Reader Mode" that strips ads and nonessential content from web pages.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3211427/whats-in-the-latest-chrome-update.html

 

Amazon’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender is back down to $17

https://bgr.com/2019/06/07/wifi-extender-amazon-best-seller-sale/

 

Huawei Represents Massive Supply Chain Risk: Report

The Chinese technology giant's enormous product and service footprint gives it access to more data than almost any other single organization, Recorded Future says.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/huawei-represents-massive-supply-chain-risk-report/d/d-id/1334926

 

Bluhell Firewall

A simple-to-use Firefox extension that ensures a pleasant browsing experience and protects your privacy by blocking unwanted advertisements

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/HellBoy-Firewall.shtml

 

Five best things about MacOS Catalina

Your Mac is getting a huge update, thanks to Catalina, the next version of MacOS that Apple will ship this fall.

https://www.cnet.com/news/five-best-things-about-macos-catalina/

 

Still haven't updated Windows? Now the US government is begging you -- here's what you need to do now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571333/still-havent-updated-windows-now-the-us-government-is-begging-you-heres-what-you-need-to-do-now

 

They watched Russia try to sway voters in 2016. Now, they have 45 ideas to avoid a repeat

A report from former government officials and researchers at Stanford University says the U.S. should do more to stop foreign election meddling before 2020.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/they-watched-russia-try-sway-voters-2016-now-they-have-n1014356

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How to Set Up Your Computer to Auto-Restart After a Power Outage

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/How-to-Set-Up-Your-Computer-to-Auto-Restart-After-a-Power-Outage-86034.html

 

Will Google's New Privacy Plans Really Protect You From Google?

Google says it's focusing on privacy and security this year, and while the company's plan has much that is good, does it really change anything? Security expert Max Eddy weighs in.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/368383/will-googles-new-privacy-plans-really-protect-you-from-goog

 

How To Optimize Windows 10 for Gaming

https://www.techjunkie.com/optimize-windows-10-gaming/

 

How to disable search suggestion images in Google Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/05/how-to-disable-search-suggestion-images-in-google-chrome/

 

This is what Intel's Project Athena laptops look like

Intel's Project Athena notebooks will help guide the design of premium notebook PCs shipping this fall.

https://www.pcworld.com/video/95767/this-is-what-intels-project-athena-laptops-look-like

 

The Best iPad Keyboard Shortcuts You Didn't Know About

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-ipad-keyboard-shortcuts-you-didnt-know-about-1834729560

 

Google Chrome to Limit Referer Header Size to Block Attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-chrome-to-limit-referer-header-size-to-block-attacks/

 

7 Reasons Why You Should (and Shouldn’t) Dual Boot Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-dual-boot-linux/

 

GPU Shark makes monitoring your NVIDIA and AMD GPU easy

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/gpu-shark-makes-monitoring-your-nvidia-and-amd-gpu-easy

 

Make Google Calendar More Useful with These Free Calendars

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-google-calendar-useful-with-free-calendars/

 

Sapphire Leaks Details on AMD’s Upcoming Navi, Including Price, Positioning

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/291740-sapphire-leaks-details-on-amds-upcoming-navi-including-price-positioning

 

Fortune 500 giant Tech Data exposed customer and billing data

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/06/tech-data-server-leak/

 

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices

https://bgr.com/2019/06/07/usa-vs-huawei-no-facebook-instagram-and-whatsapp-apps-on-android/

 

How to Mount and Unmount Storage Devices from the Linux Terminal

https://www.howtogeek.com/414634/how-to-mount-and-unmount-storage-devices-from-the-linux-terminal/

 

Google must face lawsuit alleging hiring bias against conservatives, judge rules

Suit is set to enter discovery

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18656869/google-conservative-hiring-bias-lawsuit-dismissal-discovery

 

Hackers can supply fake doctor credentials or throw hospitals into chaos

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571699/hackers-can-supply-fake-doctor-credentials-or-throw-hospitals-into-chaos

 

Digital ID Is Coming to Android, But Not Yet

Although Google appears to have the groundwork fully fleshed out for digital ID on Android, it's 'not comfortable' merging it into Android Q just yet.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368270/digital-id-is-coming-to-android-but-not-yet

 

The Best Game Boosters for Windows 10 [June 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-game-booster-windows-10/

 

Google releases Chrome 75 Stable for desktop and mobile

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/05/google-releases-chrome-75-stable-for-desktop-and-mobile/

 

Who should buy Intel's 10th-gen CPU in a laptop: Five reasons for and against

For some people, an existing 8th-gen laptop will be just fine.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3397838/who-should-buy-intels-10th-gen-cpu-in-a-laptop-five-reasons-for-and-against.html

 

How to Download the Leaked Version Of Microsoft's Chromium Edge Browser For Mac

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-download-the-leaked-version-of-microsofts-chromi-1834720264

 

Windows 10 1903 Now Available to Everyone Via Manual Update

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-1903-now-available-to-everyone-via-manual-update/

 

18 Terminal Commands All Chromebook Users Should Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/terminal-commands-chromebook/

 

How to use Chromecast on new Edge Chromium browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/chromecast-on-new-edge-chromium

 

How to Upgrade Debian

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-to-upgrade-debian/

 

Qualcomm Ruled a Monopoly, Found in Violation of US Antitrust Law

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291851-qualcomm-ruled-a-monopoly-found-in-violation-of-us-antitrust-law

 

With iOS 13, Apple locks out apps from accessing users’ private notes in Contacts

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/05/with-ios-13-apple-locks-out-apps-from-accessing-users-private-notes-in-contacts/

 

Apple just added crypto support to iPhone, and we nearly missed it

https://bgr.com/2019/06/06/ios-13-features-iphone-bitcoin-wallet-apps-possible-with-cryptokit/

 

How To Get the Most Out of Your Chromebook’s RAM

https://www.howtogeek.com/413838/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-chromebooks-ram/

 

Congress is taking on YouTube’s pedophilia problem

At least one lawmaker has proposed a bill to ban content with children

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18656516/youtube-kids-pedophilia-congress-lawmakers-predator-comments-hawley-blumenthal-blackurn

 

Update! Android patch fixes 8 critical flaws

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571726/update-android-patch-fixes-8-critical-flaws

 

Most Americans Neglect Cyber Security Basics (Especially Mississippians)

On average, Americans scored 60 percent, or a D rating, on Webroot's "cyber hygiene" test. Those from Mississippi, Louisiana, and California scored the lowest.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368321/most-americans-neglect-cyber-security-basics-especially-mis

 

Best Kodi Add-ons – June 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-kodi-addons/

 

Facebook Container 2.0 for Firefox blocks Facebook's third-party site tracking

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/05/facebook-container-2-0-for-firefox-blocks-facebooks-third-party-site-tracking/

 

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.pcworld.com/article/3396665/how-intel-ice-lake-processor-ai-powers-will-improve-your-pc.html

 

I Can't Get Gmail to Load and It's Driving Me Crazy

https://lifehacker.com/i-cant-get-gmail-to-load-and-its-driving-me-crazy-1834641808

 

Google Chrome is Getting Closer to Working Tab Groups

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/google-chrome-is-getting-closer-to-working-tab-groups/

 

How to Multitask on the Linux Terminal With Screen

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/multitask-linux-terminal-screen/

 

Your Phone app not working or will not open on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/your-phone-app-not-working-or-will-not-open-on-windows-10

 

Fed Up with Facebook? Here are 6 Alternatives

https://www.maketecheasier.com/facebook-alternatives-social-networks/

 

How to Turn On or Off Show Narrator Home when Narrator Starts in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/113562-turn-off-show-narrator-home-narrator-startup-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple’s global accessibility head on the company’s new features for iOS 13 and macOS Catalina

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/05/apples-global-accessibility-head-on-the-companys-new-accessibility-features/

 

Create the ultimate home theater with BenQ’s mind-blowing new 4K projector

https://bgr.com/2019/06/07/4k-home-theater-projector-amazon-prime-best-of-2019/

 

Does Looking at Your Phone Make You Dizzy? Disable Animations

https://www.howtogeek.com/415161/does-looking-at-your-phone-make-you-dizzy-disable-animations/

 

Google is reportedly arguing that cutting Huawei off from Android threatens US security

If Android becomes more fragmented, Google thinks everybody loses

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18656163/google-huawei-android-security-ban-claims

 

4 ways to check if a link is safe before you click it

https://www.komando.com/tips/568523/4-ways-to-check-if-a-link-is-safe-before-you-click-it

 

Hackers Charged With Looting $2.4M in Crypto via SIM Swapping

According to federal investigators, the suspects resorted to bribing staffers at the mobile phone providers in order to take over various victims' mobile phone numbers. One SIM swapping scheme allowed them to steal $1.9 million.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368299/hackers-charged-with-looting-2-4m-in-crypto-via-sim-swappin

 

How to Extend your Desktop with Chromecast

https://www.techjunkie.com/extend-desktop-chromecast/

 

How to delete your Google Web and App Activity automatically

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/05/how-to-delete-your-google-web-and-app-activity-automatically/

 

Intel challenges AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPUs to take the Core i9-9900K's real-world gaming crown

AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPUs aren't here yet, but Intel feels confident Core i9 can beat it in "real world performance"

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3401083/intel-challenges-amds-ryzen-3000-cpus-to-take-the-core-i9-9900ks-real-world-gaming-crown.html

 

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google (the blue device in the USB port is a Yubico 2FA device, I use these)

https://lifehacker.com/here-are-the-best-account-security-methods-according-t-1834946499

 

Three Hidden Features Found in Next Windows 10 Version

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/three-hidden-features-found-in-next-windows-10-version/

 

How to Check Chromebook Specs and System Info: 7 Methods

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/check-specs-chromebook/

 

Windows Terminal Features – New command line tool from Microsoft

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/new-windows-terminal

 

How to Add a Customized Vibration Pattern to Contacts in Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-customized-vibration-pattern-android-contacts/

 

DISKPART - How to Partition GPT disk

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/95941-diskpart-how-partition-gpt-disk.html

 

Google offers new treasure trove of air quality data to researchers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/05/google-offers-new-treasure-trove-of-air-quality-data-to-researchers/

 

Netgear’s blazing-fast Nighthawk WiFi 6 next-gen router is down to its lowest price

https://bgr.com/2019/06/06/netgears-blazing-fast-nighthawk-wifi-6-next-gen-router-is-down-to-its-lowest-price/

 

How to Share Your Wi-Fi Password Between iPhones

https://www.howtogeek.com/414746/how-to-share-your-wi-fi-password-between-iphones/

 

Walmart employees will soon deliver groceries directly into your fridge

‘InHome’ deliveries kick off this fall

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18656172/walmart-inhome-fridge-delivery-service

 

Recall alert! If you have this Apple product, you could get hurt

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/571579/recall-alert-if-you-have-this-apple-product-you-could-get-hurt

 

8 Ways Google Plans to Tackle Security and Privacy in 2019

Security and privacy were top of mind for Google execs at this year's I/O developer conference. Here are some of the things the search giant is working on for Android this year.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368278/8-ways-google-plans-to-tackle-security-and-privacy-in-2019

 

Ecobee’s fifth-generation SmartThermostat with voice control is available now

The company says its combination thermostat/Alexa smart speaker will have a more powerful processor and speaker, plus dual-band Wi-Fi.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3398627/ecobee-fifth-generation-smart-thermostat.html

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MX Linux Reinvents Computer Use

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/MX-Linux-Reinvents-Computer-Use-86058.html

 

Google Chrome: better cookie protections and controls announced

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/08/google-chrome-better-cookie-protections-and-controls-announced/

 

How to Delete Contacts From Your iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/415615/how-to-delete-contacts-from-your-iphone/

 

Microsoft debuts Xbox 'Project Scarlett' at E3 2019, coming holiday 2020

Project Scarlett looks to be an absolute powerhouse, if Microsoft's reveal proves out.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-debuts-xbox-project-scarlett-e3-2019-coming-holiday-2020

 

How to use your MacBook safely in public

Keep it secret, keep it safe

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-your-macbook-safely-in-public

 

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-check-if-your-hard-drive-is-failing-1835065626

 

Notion: An Alternative Note-Taking App to Replace Evernote

https://www.maketecheasier.com/notion-alternative-note-taking-app/

 

Resetting Forgotten Windows Password

https://askbobrankin.com/resetting_forgotten_windows_password_.html

 

Android Security Bulletin June 2019: What you need to know

Another month is here, and Android finds itself with a mixture of critical and high vulnerabilities.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-security-bulletin-june-2019-what-you-need-to-know/

 

How to enable or disable Reserved Storage on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-or-disable-reserved-storage-on-windows-10

 

Intel Unveils Ice Lake Details, GPU Benchmarks Showing Boost vs. AMD

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292173-intel-unveils-ice-lake-details-gpu-benchmarks-showing-boost-vs-amd

 

Why iOS offloads apps and how to reinstall them

Apps can be automatically or manually put into a kind of standby mode.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3395876/why-ios-offloads-apps-and-how-to-reinstall-them.html

 

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection

The feature will be available to new users by default.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/04/firefoxs-latest-privacy-updates-strengthen-tracking-protection/

 

Top 10 Apps You Should Install on Your Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-apps-install-raspberry-pi/

 

What is an RFID blocker and how can it protect you?

https://www.komando.com/tips/468245/what-is-rfid-and-how-can-it-protect-you

 

Vivaldi 2.5 released featuring Razer Chroma support

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/08/vivaldi-2-5-released-featuring-razer-chroma-support/

 

How to Create Newsletter-Style Columns in Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/407658/how-to-create-newsletter-style-columns-in-word/

 

Your Xbox will soon be a free personal Project xCloud server

You'll be able to pay for cloud streaming, but it looks like you won't have to.

https://www.windowscentral.com/your-xbox-will-soon-be-free-personal-project-xcloud-server

 

iOS 12 problems: how to fix issues in iOS 12.3.1

We dig into current iOS 12 problems and how to fix them

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/ios-12-problems

 

Flipboard Users: Update Your Passwords Right Now

https://lifehacker.com/flipboard-users-update-your-passwords-right-now-1835091775

 

What Is a VPN, and Why Do I Need One?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-vpn-why-do-i-need-one/

 

The Windows Problem Steps Recorder

https://askbobrankin.com/the_windows_problem_steps_recorder.html

 

Apple's Siri: A cheat sheet

Siri, Apple's personal digital assistant, uses machine learning and natural speech to answer questions, return relevant search information, perform actions, and more. Here's the lowdown on Siri.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apples-siri-the-smart-persons-guide/

 

How to Turn On/Off and Clear Clipboard History in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-on-off-and-clear-clipboard-history-in-windows-10

 

Intel Performance Hit 5x Harder Than AMD After Spectre, Meltdown Patches

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291649-intel-performance-amd-spectre-meltdown-mds-patches

 

10 lesser-known Apple Maps features you should check out

Apple Maps keeps getting better and can be quite helpful if you know all its secrets.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3397037/apple-maps-tips-and-tricks.html

 

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news

Its technology has a 93 percent success rate in detecting fake news, according to 'TechCrunch.'

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/04/twitter-acquires-fabula-ai-fake-news/

 

The Best Linux Software and Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-software/

 

5 royalty-free music sites to use for your projects

https://www.komando.com/tips/570403/5-royalty-free-music-sites-to-use-for-your-projects

 

Microsoft revives Power Toys program, makes it open source

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/08/microsoft-revives-power-toys-program-makes-it-open-source/

 

How to Edit or Remove Data in a PowerPoint Chart

https://www.howtogeek.com/414498/how-to-remove-data-from-a-chart-in-powerpoint/

 

Windows 10 version 1903 now available to anyone who checks for an update

Microsoft appears ready to ship 1903 more broadly.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-version-1903-now-available-anyone-who-checks-update

 

How to update drivers in Windows 10

Improve stability and performance

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-update-drivers-in-windows-10

 

Everything You Missed From Computex 2019 (So Far)

https://lifehacker.com/everything-you-missed-from-computex-2019-so-far-1835071958

 

11 Uses for the ‘ps’ Command in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/uses-ps-command-linux/

 

[HELP] Windows Troubleshooters

https://askbobrankin.com/help_windows_troubleshooters.html

 

Apple iCloud: A cheat sheet

Apple's iCloud is a cloud file storage and services platform that provides users with secure ways to store and share files, find lost equipment, and synchronize information across multiple devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-icloud-the-smart-persons-guide/

 

Start Menu not responding? Restart StartMenuExperienceHost.exe in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/restart-startmenuexperiencehost-exe

 

How to Change Minimize Narrator Home to Taskbar or System Tray in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/132643-change-minimize-narrator-home-taskbar-system-tray-windows-10-a.html

 

6 powerful utilities that make the Mac feel like home

The Mac is good without all of these software. utilities. But with them, it’s great

https://www.macworld.com/article/3395483/6-powerful-utilities-that-make-the-mac-feel-like-home.html

 

'Unprecedented' 3D magnetic interactions could change computing

Researchers led by the University of Glasgow made a spintronics breakthrough.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/03/spintronics-3d-magnetic-interactions-university-glasgow/

 

How to Turn Any PC or Laptop Into a Chromebook or Chromebox

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/diy-chromebook-chromebox/

 

20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore

https://www.komando.com/columns/571477/20-everyday-tasks-that-nobody-does-anymore

 

Chrome 76: Flash block and making Flash use more annoying

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/06/chrome-76-flash-block-and-making-flash-use-more-annoying/

 

How to Save a Web Page in Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/415086/how-to-save-a-web-page-in-chrome/

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Ultimate Guide

The Windows 10 May 2019 Update is finally rolling out, and in this guide, we'll help to up and running with the new version.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-may-2019-update-ultimate-resource-guide

 

iTunes shutting down: when and why it’s happening

iTunes isn't disappearing entirely… but here are the big changes coming

https://www.techradar.com/news/itunes-shutting-down-when-and-why-its-happening

 

Update Your WhatsApp Right Now

https://lifehacker.com/update-your-whatsapp-account-right-now-1834748143

 

Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more to a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

Make room in your laptop bag.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3136583/macbook-pro-thunderbolt-3-adapter-guide-how-to-connect-an-iphone-display-hard-drive-and-more.html

 

Facebook Scam Tricks Users into Believing They Unknowingly Made a Donation to ISIS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/facebook-scam-tricks-users-donation-isis/

 

See These Free Microsoft Office Alternatives

https://askbobrankin.com/see_these_free_microsoft_office_alternatives.html

 

Autonomous versus automated: What each means and why it matters

The terms autonomous and automated often get mixed up. When designing security strategies, knowing the distinctions between the two has its perks.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/autonomous-versus-automated-what-each-means-and-why-it-matters/

 

How to enable new Light Mode Theme on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-light-mode-theme-on-windows-10

 

How to Choose Where to Keep Text Cursor while using Magnifier in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/132548-choose-where-keep-text-cursor-while-using-magnifier-windows-10-a.html

 

Sony built an IoT chip with a 60 mile range

It will use Sony's proprietary low-power wide area (LPWA) network launching this fall.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/28/sony-built-an-iot-chip-with-a-60-mile-range/

 

7 Risks of Dual Booting Windows and Linux Operating Systems

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/risks-dual-booting-windows-linux-operating-systems/

 

Remove your personal data and opt out of data broker sites -- here's how

https://www.komando.com/tips/570388/remove-your-personal-data-and-opt-out-of-data-broker-sites-heres-how

 

How to reset the Screenshots counter on Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/27/how-to-reset-screenshots-counter-on-windows-10/

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