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Sat 06/22/2019 1654
Fri 06/21/2019 1653
Thur 06/20/2019 1652
Wed 06/19/2019 1651
Tue 06/18/2019 1650
Mon 06/17/2019 1649
Sun 06/16/2019 1648

Sat 1654 06/22/2019

Protecting your personal data online

Your personally identifiable information is online for anyone to see, but here’s how you can get it under control

https://blog.avast.com/protect-your-personal-data-online

 

The 5 Best VPN Extensions for Chrome – 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-vpn-extensiona-chrome/

 

HP Chromebook x360 14 First Impressions

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/chrome-os/chromebook/205379/hp-chromebook-x360-14-first-impressions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9FICj8Kz0RLaeZNuaSW6axduhZxk3Hsv_Giid7rvr2irkaSkiv3vSizm1wuFTjC1kerkYeIQxlbLbQjMvcG7YxuMPFxg&_hsmi=71957890

 

Does Technology Isolate or Connect?

There are those who feel that technology is isolating us from the world. I couldn't disagree more.

https://askleo.com/does-technology-isolate-or-connect/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IdhYHc1enpdfbL

 

New Guake Drop-Down Terminal PPA (Ubuntu And Linux Mint Installation)

Guake is a drop-down terminal for the GNOME desktop which includes split terminal functionality, session save/restore, support for transparency, and many other features.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/new-guake-drop-down-terminal-ppa-ubuntu.html

 

How You Can Modernize Your Old Beater with the Latest Tech

https://news.yahoo.com/modernize-old-beater-latest-tech-113000851/photo-p-modern-conveniences-active-safety-113000687.html

 

Smashing Security #123: Backups – a necessary evil?

https://www.grahamcluley.com/smashing-security-123-backups-a-necessary-evil/

 

Sextortion Scammers Change Tactics to Bypass Spam Protection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sextortion-scammers-change-tactics-to-bypass-spam-protection/

 

Vulnerability Found in Millions of Email Systems

The vuln could allow remote execution of code with root privilege in more than 4.1 million systems.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/vulnerability-found-in-millions-of-email-systems/d/d-id/1334913

 

A quarter of phishing emails bypass Office 365 security
Email phishing is one of the most often used – and most successfully used – attack vectors that lead to cybersecurity incidents and breaches.

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/04/12/phishing-office-365/

 

A Complete Guide to SSD and HDD Setup in Windows 10 (2019 Updated)

https://www.partitionwizard.com/clone-disk/how-to-setup-ssd-and-hdd-win10.html

 

How to Sync Folders Windows 10 to External Drive? 3 Tools Are Here!

Have a need to sync folders in Windows 10 so that you can keep folders to different locations to protect data safe? In this post, we will offer you 3 sync tools, as well as how to sync two folders to an external hard drive or between drives in Windows 10.

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/sync-folders-windows-10.html

 

The easier cord-cutting is, the less money it saves

A friendly reminder that cord-cutting has never been a magic solution.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3389738/the-easier-cord-cutting-is-the-less-money-it-saves.html?utm_date=20190623020905

 

The Beginner’s Guide to Google Sheets

https://www.howtogeek.com/425040/the-beginners-guide-to-google-sheets/

 

10 Ways to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

Check out these quick tips to boost your wireless signal from your router, extend and optimize your Wi-Fi coverage, and speed up your surfing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/257032/10-ways-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal?i10c.encReferrer=

 

What you need to know about Facebook's new digital currency

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574224/what-you-need-to-know-about-facebooks-new-digital-currency

 

Robocall scams driving you crazy? Here's how to fight back

Hounded by weird robocalls? Learn how to respond to calls from scammers with our list of the latest tips and tools.

https://blog.avast.com/how-to-fight-robocall-scams

 

How To Clean a Laptop keyboard

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-clean-a-laptop-keyboard/

 

Netflix Testing Instagram-Like Feed on Its App

https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/netflix/208038/netflix-testing-instagram-like-feed-on-its-app?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Oc1jsmLKrXTPaNCcvq3OnQJnCFSdelWH8N8pC5Hy-gNowGvMbBBdlWiwA6_NojnYKeKqF1jfyo8xAtC6axKJRDViCRw&_hsmi=73430625

 

Which Files Were Affected by a Hack or Malware?

After a hack or malware infection, you'll want to know you've cleaned up the resulting mess. The news is not good.

https://askleo.com/which-files-were-affected-by-a-hack-or-malware/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IdhYHc1enpdfbL

 

How To Convert PDF To Text On Linux (GUI And Command Line)

This article presents 2 tools for converting PDF documents to editable text on Linux, using a graphical tool (Calibre) and a command line tool (pdftotext).

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/how-to-convert-pdf-to-text-on-linux-gui.html

 

Apple Warns Customers to Stop Using Some MacBook Pro Laptops

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-warns-customers-stop-using-170347946.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

The scourge of stalkerware

https://www.grahamcluley.com/the-scourge-of-stalkerware/

 

Beware of Calls Saying Your Social Security Number is Suspended

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-calls-saying-your-social-security-number-is-suspended/

 

Healthcare Breach Expands to 19.6 Million Patient Accounts

LabCorp says its third-party debt-collection provider, AMCA, notified the company that information on 7.7 million patients had leaked. Expect more healthcare companies to come forward.

https://www.darkreading.com/informationweek-home/healthcare-breach-expands-to-196-million-patient-accounts/d/d-id/1334889

 

Half of security pros would rather walk barefoot in a public restroom than use public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is rife with security risks, and cybersecurity professionals aren't taking any chances, according to a Lastline report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/half-of-security-pros-would-rather-walk-barefoot-in-a-public-restroom-than-use-public-wi-fi/

 

High-rolling hacker jailed after launching malware attacks via websites

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/hacker-jailed-launching-malware-attacks/#new_tab

 

Fix: External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Or Recognized

Sometimes, when you connect an external hard drive to your computer, you may find it fails to show up. The external hard drive not showing up Mac/Windows 10 problem occurs frequently, and it could lead to data loss.

There are some useful fixes to the external hard drive not detected issue. Please read this page to know how to access the drive without data loss.

https://www.minitool.com/data-recovery/external-hard-drive-not-showing-up-recognized.html

 

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

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

https://www.techhive.com/article/3378198/wisa-low-latency-wireless-multi-channel-audio-standard.html?utm_date=20190623021033

 

How to Use the Linux cat and tac Commands

https://www.howtogeek.com/424234/how-to-use-the-linux-cat-and-tac-commands/

 

Wi-Fi Range Extender vs. Mesh Network: What's the Difference?

Looking to increase the power of your current wireless connection? Learn the difference between a Wi-Fi extender and a mesh system to make a better decision.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/363527/whats-the-difference-between-a-wi-fi-extender-and-mesh-syst?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Download or listen to the library's 78 RPM record collection for free

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/573612/download-or-listen-to-the-librarys-78-rpm-record-collection

 

Romance and confidence fraud: Cybercrime’s $363 million secret

FBI expert tells the Avast Blog about fraud related to social media and dating sites, the second-costliest type of cybercrime

https://blog.avast.com/romance-fraud-is-a-top-cybercrime

 

How To Flush your DNS in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/windows-10-flush-dns/

 

Excel Now Lets You Get Real-Time Stock Data From Nasdaq

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/office-365/208043/excel-now-lets-you-get-real-time-stock-data-from-nasdaq?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Oc1jsmLKrXTPaNCcvq3OnQJnCFSdelWH8N8pC5Hy-gNowGvMbBBdlWiwA6_NojnYKeKqF1jfyo8xAtC6axKJRDViCRw&_hsmi=73430625

 

Should I Upgrade to Windows 8.1 Instead of Windows 10?

As Windows 8.1 is "between" Windows 7 and Windows 10, it's tempting to think it's a less jarring change. It's not.

https://askleo.com/should-i-upgrade-to-windows-8-1-instead-of-windows-10/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IdhYHc1enpdfbL

 

Using fitness tracking tech to fight cyberattacks

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/using-fitness-tracking-tech-to-fight-cyberattacks/

 

Apple Is Playing Chicken With China. Will Beijing Flinch?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-playing-chicken-china-beijing-193815308.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Microsoft Ditches Major Windows 10 Revamp

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10542/microsoft-ditches-major-windows-10-revamp

 

Collections Firm Behind LabCorp, Quest Breaches Files for Bankruptcy

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/06/collections-firm-behind-labcorp-quest-breaches-files-for-bankruptcy/

 

Advertising Alliance Plans Protocols to Reduce Dangerous Content

The Global Alliance for Responsible Media will seek ways to clamp down on dangerous and fake content.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/advertising-alliance-plans-protocols-to-reduce-dangerous-content/d/d-id/1334997

 

Get Ready for the First Wave of AI Malware (this will up the risks we face personally and the data on various business systems we have accounts on)

https://www.securityweek.com/get-ready-first-wave-ai-malware

 

Fake Instagram assistance apps found on Google Play are stealing passwords

https://blog.malwarebytes.com/cybercrime/2019/04/instagram-password-stealing-apps-found-on-google-play/

 

Bayrob malware gang convicted of infecting over 400,000 computers worldwide, stealing millions through online auction fraud

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/bayrob-malware-gang-convicted-of-infecting-over-400000-computers-worldwide-stealing-millions-through-online-auction-fraud-21066.html#new_tab

 

Cavalier Audio Maverick wireless smart speaker review: This Alexa-powered Wi-Fi speaker speaks Bluetooth, too

And it’s fabricated from high-end materials, including aluminum and genuine leather, but this speaker’s sound quality left me saying "meh."

https://www.techhive.com/article/3389876/cavalier-audio-maverick-wireless-smart-speaker-review.html?utm_date=20190623021112

 

How to See Which Apps Are Using Your Webcam on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/424862/how-to-see-which-apps-are-using-your-webcam-on-windows-10/

 

12 Tips to Troubleshoot Your Internet Connection

If you're experiencing lag while gaming or it takes forever to download music, the problem might be on your end. Before you call your ISP, try these easy router tips to get back online.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/341603/12-tips-to-troubleshoot-your-internet-connection?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Don't fall for this fake message from Netflix!

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574158/dont-fall-for-this-fake-message-from-netflix

 

Tech support scams: Tips to protect yourself

Learn how to spot, avoid, and protect yourself from the worst tech support scams.

https://blog.avast.com/tech-support-scams

 

The Best Media Server Software – May 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-media-server-software/

 

Skype Now Lets You Share Your IPhone and Android Screens During Video Calls

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/208033/skype-now-lets-you-share-your-iphone-and-android-sccreens?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9fJ_4dlgHWAOJHM5zDIh2RTY3LrHvaeNb9P6eQaoBbdymEYecM_yVRD9HhLVR0JuyKb-CqqRnjphWH_JTxr68c43KKQ&_hsmi=73376611

 

How Do I Password-protect a Flash Drive?

There are several approaches to password-protecting a flash drive, one of which might be designed for exactly the task at hand.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-password-protect-a-flash-drive/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IdhYHc1enpdfbL

 

Chrome updates improve security, privacy for extensions

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/chrome-announced-it-is-improving-the-security-and-privacy-for-extensions-users-by-reimagining-the-way-a-number-of-powerful-apis-work/

 

Trace an Email? Here's how...

https://askbobrankin.com/trace_an_email_heres_how.html

 

How to Fix: Windows 10 Taskbar Unreadable (Text too Dark)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10535/how-fix-windows-10-taskbar-unreadable-text-too-dark

 

Cyberattack diverts almost $500,000 out of city of Tallahassee payroll account

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/04/05/hackers-divert-nearly-500-000-city-tallahassees-payroll/3383451002/

 

Google Targets Deceptive Sites with New Chrome Tools

A new extension and browser alert aim to help users report deceptive sites and prevent them from encountering fraud.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/google-targets-deceptive-sites-with-new-chrome-tools/d/d-id/1334994

 

Dragonblood vulnerabilities disclosed in WiFi WPA3 standard

Dragonblood vulnerability discovered by the same security researcher who discovered the KRACK attack on WPA2.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dragonblood-vulnerabilities-disclosed-in-wifi-wpa3-standard/

 

GCHQ cracks Frank Sidebottom's secret codes

Intelligence agency GCHQ has cracked secret codes hidden by the man behind cult comedy character Frank Sidebottom.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47907370

 

City treasurer tricked into wiring $100K US to fraudster Social Sharing

Marian Simulik scammed by email that appeared to come from city manager

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/city-treasurer-sent-100k-to-fraudster-1.5088744

 

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

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

https://www.techhive.com/article/3252155/best-smart-speakers.html?utm_date=20190623021233

 

How to Reduce the File Size of a PowerPoint Presentation

https://www.howtogeek.com/424648/how-to-reduce-the-file-size-of-a-powerpoint-presentation/

 

What Is Wi-Fi 6? New Wi-Fi Names Explained

The Wi-Fi Alliance is renaming its Wi-Fi versions. Here's why 802.11n, ac, and ax are becoming Wi-Fi 4, 5, and 6 and what you'll see on routers and devices going forward.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/364222/what-is-wi-fi-6?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 hidden Microsoft Word tricks that will make you stand up and cheer

https://www.komando.com/tips/573597/5-hidden-microsoft-word-tricks-that-will-make-you-stand-up-and-cheer

 

Are budget-tracking apps safe?

An app that helps manage your finances could be useful, but is your data secure?

https://blog.avast.com/how-safe-is-budget-tracking-software

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How to Protect Yourself From Gas Pump Skimmers

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-gas-pump-skimmers-1835693686

 

Intel Demos Ambient PC That Observes You and Adapts to Your Needs

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/292944-intel-demos-ambient-pc-that-observes-you-and-adapts-to-your-needs

 

Thinking of getting the next iPhone? Your old charging cables might not work

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573531/thinking-of-getting-the-next-iphone-your-old-charging-cables-might-not-work

 

WINDOWS 10 NOW PROPERLY NOTIFIES USERS ABOUT VERSION 1903 AVAILABILITY

Windows Update will now tell you whether or not the May 2019 Update is compatible with your PC.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-incompatible-notification/

 

Find Out If Apple Recalled Your MacBook Pro

https://lifehacker.com/find-out-if-apple-recalled-your-macbook-pro-1835729373

 

Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Google Pixel 3a: Which mid-range shooter should you buy?

Samsung has launched the mid-range Galaxy A50 in the U.S. to take on the Google Pixel 3a.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3401618/samsung-galaxy-a50-vs-google-pixel-3a.html

 

How to Make GNOME More Like Windows

Get a Windows-like Linux desktop

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-make-gnome-more-like-windows-4689421

 

What Is a WebP File (and How Do I Open One)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/424677/what-is-a-webp-file-and-how-do-i-open-one/

 

Help! Features in the Office Word app are no longer functioning

TechRepublic member wolvofella is having issues some of the features in the Office Word app are no longer functioning correctly. Can you help this TechRepublic member resolve their issue?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/help-features-in-the-office-word-app-are-no-longer-functioning/

 

What Is a Smart Plug and How to Choose the Right One

https://www.maketecheasier.com/choose-right-smart-plug/

 

Check Out These Free PowerPoint Alternatives

https://askbobrankin.com/check_out_these_free_powerpoint_alternatives.html

 

New leak shows us how the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro will compare

https://bgr.com/2019/06/18/galaxy-note-10-release-date-closes-in-new-leaks-show-screen-sizes/

 

How To Convert HEIC to JPG [Simple Way]

https://www.techjunkie.com/convert-heic-to-jpg/

 

A widely used infusion pump can be remotely hijacked, say researchers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/alaris-infusion-pump-security-flaws/

 

Olivia: Cloud-Based Music Player With YouTube Support And Over 25,000 Online Radio Stations

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/olivia-cloud-based-music-player-with.html

 

Hackers sell personal data from popular e-invitation site

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573510/hackers-sell-personal-data-from-popular-e-invitation-site

 

How to remove temporary files on Windows 10

Are you running out of storage space? Windows 10 has a few ways to remove those temporary files, and emptying recycle bin, wasting space on your PC.

https://pureinfotech.com/remove-temporary-files-windows-10/

 

If You Can't Upgrade From Windows 7 to Windows 10, What Should You Do?

https://lifehacker.com/if-you-cant-upgrade-from-windows-7-to-windows-10-what-1835696084

 

AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X is a 16-core CPU aiming to topple Intel's gaming dominance

Will AMD's 16 cores of goodness erase Intel's gaming advantage? Only tests will tell.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3401086/amds-ryzen-9-3950x-is-a-16-core-cpu-aiming-to-topple-intels-gaming-dominance.html

 

Windows Defender Security Center: What It Is and How to Use It

Stand strong against malware and malicious attacks

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-windows-defender-security-center-4582186

 

How to Search All Your PC’s Files in Windows 10’s Start Menu

https://www.howtogeek.com/424526/how-to-search-all-your-pcs-files-in-windows-10s-start-menu/

 

How to use Hangouts Meet to share your screen in video meetings

Learn how to use Hangouts Meet in G Suite to share screens from the web and from iOS devices while in video meetings.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-hangouts-meet-to-share-your-screen-in-video-meetings/

 

How to Automatically Create a System Restore Point in Windows on Startup

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-create-system-restore-point-on-startup/

 

Here's How to Trim Your Mobile Phone Bill

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_trim_your_mobile_phone_bill.html

 

There’s absolutely no reason to buy this tiny Palm phone now that the Pixel 3a exists

https://bgr.com/2019/06/18/palm-phone-vs-pixel-3a-google-phone-is-the-better-mid-range-choice/

 

How To Compare 2 Columns in Microsoft Excel

https://www.techjunkie.com/compare-2-columns-excel/

 

After Equifax breach, US watchdog says agencies aren’t properly verifying identities

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/16/us-watchdog-equifax-breach-verify-identities/

 

Drill: New Desktop File Search Utility That Uses Clever Crawling Instead Of Indexing

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/drill-new-desktop-file-search-utility.html

 

Amazon's all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition followed by all-new privacy lawsuits

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572979/amazon-echo-dot-kids-edition-privacy-lawsuits

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, MAY 2019 UPDATE, SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Are you planning to install the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903? These are the new minimum system requirements.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-may-2019-update-system-requirements/

 

How to Customize Your AirPods' Double-Tap Controls

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-customize-your-airpods-double-tap-controls-1835695508

 

Google Assistant takes the wheel in Waze to bring hands-free reports and directions

Hey Google, beat the traffic.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3401457/google-assistant-takes-the-wheel-in-waze-to-bring-hands-free-reports-and-directions.html

 

What Is a Windows SmartScreen Filter?

Stop malware and other unknown programs from invading your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/windows-smartscreen-filter-4153116

 

Do You Really Need Antivirus For Your Smart TV?

https://www.howtogeek.com/425399/do-you-really-need-antivirus-for-your-smart-tv/

 

Anti-human trafficking apps increase awareness and action from churches to truck stops

Learn how the UN, Microsoft, Amazon, Nokia, the Church of England, and others are using tech to make it easier for people to recognize and report potential victims of human trafficking.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/anti-human-trafficking-apps-increase-awareness-and-action-from-churches-to-truck-stops/

 

Windows Store Not Working? Here’s How to Fix It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-store-not-working-fix/

 

Free Tools to Manage PDF Files

https://askbobrankin.com/free_tools_to_manage_pdf_files.html

 

Domino’s Pizza to test unmanned, autonomous vehicles for deliveries in Texas

https://bgr.com/2019/06/17/dominos-pizza-delivery-driverless-car/

 

How to limit Internet bandwidth on your PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-limit-internet-bandwidth-on-your-pc/

 

Amazon Spark, the retailer’s two-year-old Instagram competitor, has shut down

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/amazon-spark-the-retailers-two-year-old-instagram-competitor-has-shut-down/

 

Facebook removes fraudulent Iranian accounts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/facebook-removes-fraudulent-iranian-accounts/

 

What the new 'dynamic interactive' Gmail means for you

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572931/what-the-new-dynamic-interactive-gmail-means-for-you

 

HOW TO USE ROBOCOPY TO TRANSFER FILES SUPER-FAST OVER THE NETWORK ON WINDOWS 10

Windows 10 has a hidden tool called Robocopy to copy files very fast between computers over the network — Here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/robocopy-transfer-files-fast-network-windows-10/

 

How to Recreate iOS 13's Dynamic Wallpaper on Your Mac

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-recreate-ios-13s-dynamic-wallpaper-on-your-mac-1835654716

 

Hurry up and snag a Radeon RX Vega 56 for a crazy low $260 at Newegg

Newegg is selling the MSI Radeon RX Vega 56 for $260 after a $30 checkout code and a $20 mail-in rebate.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3404476/hurry-up-and-snag-a-radeon-rx-vega-56-for-a-crazy-low-260-at-newegg.html

 

Mac Ram Upgrade: Do It Yourself

Give yourself the gift of memory

https://www.lifewire.com/perform-mac-ram-upgrade-4588221

 

How to Fix a Black Screen After Updating Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/425382/how-to-fix-a-black-screen-after-updating-windows-10/

 

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization

Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-ai-enhanced-malware-poses-a-threat-to-your-organization/

 

The Five Best Journaling Apps for Windows Desktop

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-journaling-apps-for-windows/

 

[HOWTO] Speed Up Google Chrome

https://askbobrankin.com/howto_speed_up_google_chrome.html

 

Meet the $80 smartwatch with 30-day battery life that’s converting Apple Watch owners left and right

https://bgr.com/2019/06/21/best-smartwatch-deal-on-amazon-iphone-android/

 

‘Your connection is not private’ in Chrome – What To Do

https://www.techjunkie.com/your-connection-is-not-private/

 

Thousands of medical injury claim records exposed by ad agency

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/14/medical-injury-claim-data-exposed/

 

Prolonged Flipboard breach incident could make some users flip their lids

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/prolonged-flipboard-breach-incident-could-make-some-users-flip-their-lids/

 

Scammers are targeting bank accounts with new phishing scheme

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573150/scammers-are-using-this-app-to-drain-your-bank-account

 

Always Check Your Automatic Bill Payments

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/always-check-your-automatic-bill-payments-1835690747

 

How AMD’s Zen 2 Architecture Boosts Performance-Per-Watt

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293018-how-amds-zen-2-architecture-boosts-performance-per-watt

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Encrypto: Encrypt the files you send

https://macpaw.com/blog/encrypto-encrypt-the-files-you-send

 

How to buy refurbished Mobile Phones and Laptops

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-buy-refurbished-mobile-phones-and-laptops

 

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics

It tracks your pulse, sleep, stress and 90 types of exercises.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/14/samsung-galaxy-fit-hands-on/

 

Intel Core vs. AMD Ryzen: Which offers the best bang for buck

Does AMD's new Ryzen 3000 alter the best bang for the bang landscape?

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3403018/intel-core-vs-amd-ryzen-which-offers-the-best-bang-for-buck.html

 

Geekly Update - 12 June 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_12_june_2019.html

 

Insync 3 Beta Available With OneDrive Syncing Support On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/insync-3-beta-available-with-onedrive.html

 

Ransomware rebounding in popularity as cryptojacking loses steam

Hackers are going back to the tried-and-true method of simply demanding ransoms be paid in cryptocurrencies, rather than trying to covertly mine them.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ransomware-rebounding-in-popularity-as-cryptojacking-loses-steam/

 

Release of GandCrab 5.2 Decryptor Ends a Bad Ransomware Story

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/release-of-gandcrab-52-decryptor-ends-a-bad-ransomware-story/

 

How to use the Mail app in Windows 10

Master the Mail app

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-the-mail-app-in-windows-10

 

ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS – How To Fix for Google Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/err_too_many_redirects/

 

CHUWI MiniBook hits Indiegogo: An 8-inch workstation running Windows 10

https://www.windowscentral.com/chuwi-minibook-hits-indiegogo-8-inch-workstation-running-windows-10

 

Phone companies must adopt robocall-blocking tech by year end: FCC

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fcc-robocalls-block-tech-adopt-2020-170205699.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Apple’s Pro products are becoming less and less attainable for the professionals they’re made for

If you buy one of every Pro product Apple makes, it’ll cost $25,000.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400087/apples-pro-products-are-becoming-less-and-less-attainable-for-the-professionals-theyre-made-for.html

 

The Best Way to Organize Your Emails: Just Archive Them

https://www.howtogeek.com/415390/the-best-way-to-organize-your-emails-just-archive-them/

 

Apple just hinted that several MacBook updates might still arrive this year

The 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Air could use a refresh.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/13/18678050/apple-macbook-air-update-rumor-eec-filings

 

Doctors to start making house calls on your TV

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573627/doctors-to-start-making-house-calls-on-your-tv

 

What is Windows Hardware Quality Labs or WHQL?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/whql-windows-hardware-quality-labs

 

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government

The accounts spread misinformation benefiting the Iranian state.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/13/twitter-removes-iran-accounts/

 

All the new ways iOS 13 protects your privacy

The best thing about iOS 13 may be all the new ways Apple is protecting you from unscrupulous data collection.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3402040/all-the-new-ways-ios-13-protects-your-privacy.html

 

[README] Is the Public Library Obsolete?

https://askbobrankin.com/readme_is_the_public_library_obsolete.html

 

How To Force fsck (Filesystem Consistency Check) After Reboot

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/how-to-force-fsck-filesystem.html

 

How to enhance your text cursor and mouse pointer in Windows 10

Learn how to tweak your cursor and pointer in Windows 10 so they're easier to see and find.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-enhance-your-text-cursor-and-mouse-pointer-in-windows-10/

 

The Week in Ransomware - June 14th 2019 - pyLocky and GandCrab Cleans Up

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-june-14th-2019-pylocky-and-gandcrab-cleans-up/

 

How to use NTFS drives on a Mac

How to work with Windows drives in macOS

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-ntfs-drives-on-a-mac

 

How To Install Custom Fonts for Google Docs

https://www.techjunkie.com/custom-fonts-google-docs/

 

How to do a clean installation of Windows 10

The best way to reinstall, upgrade, or set up a new device with Windows 10 is using a clean installation. Here's the reason why and every step you need to follow.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-do-clean-installation-windows-10

 

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

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/devastating-computer-worms-nsa-urges-151514943.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

Millions of iOS apps may be coming to the Mac thanks to Project Catalyst

Apple has officially launched a new framework that will make it easy for developers to create Mac versions of their iPhone and iPad apps.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3399999/project-catalyst-ios-mac-apps.html

 

How to Take Your Smarthome Traveling

https://www.howtogeek.com/417583/how-to-take-your-smarthome-traveling/

 

Google Stadia hands-on: near-flawless Doom Eternal running on a Chromebook

Google came to E3 this year to demo its latest version of Stadia, and it’s quite impressive

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/11/18661722/google-stadia-hands-on-doom-eternal-demo-chromebook-e3-2019

 

Report says outdated way 4 U.S. agencies verify ID could lead to fraud

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573591/report-says-outdated-way-4-u-s-agencies-verify-id-could-lead-to-fraud

 

Stremio review and how to use it

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

 

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices

Rivals working together in harmony.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/12/android-security-key-verifies-ios-sign-ins/

 

Intel's NUC Compute Elements hopes to make laptops modular

Will Intel's NUC Compute Elements revolutionize modular laptops or it doomed to repeat the failure of Compute Cards?

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3400882/intels-nuc-compute-elements-hopes-to-make-laptops-modular.html

 

FIFTEEN] Windows 10 Features You Didn't Know About

https://askbobrankin.com/fifteen_windows_10_features_you_didnt_know_about.html

 

Undetectable HiddenWasp Linux malware linked to Winnti Umbrella

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/a-sophisticated-malware-campaign-dubbed-hiddenwasp-is-targeting-linux-systems-with-the-goal-of-targeted-remote-control/

 

How to enable offline use for Gmail

When you need to work in Gmail but are in a situation without network connectivity, you can enable offline use. Find out how.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-enable-offline-use-for-gmail/

 

Phishing Scam Asks You to Login to Read Encrypted Message

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-scam-asks-you-to-login-to-read-encrypted-message/

 

How to remotely track your Android phone

Find a lost phone and even give it a call

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-remotely-track-your-android-phone

 

Is Windows Defender Good? Does it Work?

https://www.techjunkie.com/is-windows-defender-good-does-it-work/

 

Tools, tips, tricks and apps every new PC gamer should know

If you're a newcomer to the world of modern PC gaming, you don't want to miss this article.

https://www.windowscentral.com/5-handy-tips-and-tools-new-gaming-pc-owners

 

No, your smart TV isn't catching viruses

A misguided tweet from Samsung instigates more pearl-clutching over smart TVs.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3403686/no-your-smart-tv-isnt-catching-viruses.html

 

iTunes changes on macOS 10.15 Catalina: Not quite dead, but a whole lot different

Breaking up is hard to do.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400848/itunes-macos-1015-catalina-faq-music-tv-podcasts-sync.html

 

How to Migrate a Windows User to Different Windows 10 PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/413193/how-to-migrate-a-windows-user-to-different-windows-10-pc/

 

A computer virus has thrown Philadelphia’s court system into chaos

A shutdown has lasted weeks

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/11/18661484/philadelphia-court-system-shutdown-computer-virus-document-file-system

 

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data?

https://www.komando.com/columns/573021/when-smart-devices-watch-you-what-do-they-do-with-the-data

 

Best Stremio addons for watching movies, live TV, etc.

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-stremio-addons-for-watching-movies-live-tv-etc

 

Google will stop syncing files between Drive and Photos

The change seems likely to cause headaches for some users.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/12/google-drive-google-photos-sync-changes/

 

PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats

AMD's new Ryzen platform ushers in the first big changes to PCIe since 2010.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3400176/pcie-40-everything-you-need-to-know-specs-compatibility.html

 

Does Your TV Need Antivirus?

https://askbobrankin.com/does_your_tv_need_antivirus.html

 

POS malware swipes payment info from Checkers and Rally’s restaurants

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/pos-malware-swipes-payment-info-from-checkers-and-rallys-restaurants/

 

How to install the Insync beta 3 client that includes OneDrive syncing

Insync is planning on rolling out a new version which includes OneDrive support. Find out more.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-the-insync-beta-3-client-that-includes-onedrive-syncing/

 

Three U.S. Universities Disclose Data Breaches Over Two-Day Span

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/three-us-universities-disclose-data-breaches-over-two-day-span/

 

How to optimize your website performance

Get more visitors with faster page loading times

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-optimize-the-performance-of-your-website

 

Essential VLC Shortcuts Every User Should Know

https://www.techjunkie.com/vlc-shortcuts/

 

Windows Core OS: The complete guide

Keep up with everything Windows Core OS with our handy guide that explains everything you need to know.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-core-os

 

Best soundbars to improve your TV's audio

TV speakers suck, but not everyone has the room—or the budget—for an A/V receiver and six or more loudspeakers. A soundbar can fit under or in front of your TV, and a good one will knock your socks off.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3197573/best-soundbars.html

 

Here are all the new iOS 13 features Apple didn't reveal on the WWDC stage

There's a lot more than dark mode.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400096/ios-13-features-not-announced-wwdc-keynote.html

 

How to Report Phishing and Malicious Websites in Google Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/425541/how-to-report-phishing-and-malicious-websites-in-google-chrome/

 

How to find your downloaded music in Spotify

Spotify’s latest update makes it difficult to find saved tunes

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/13/18677729/spotify-downloaded-music-how-to-find-ios-android

 

Major retailer expands same-day delivery, taking on Amazon and Walmart

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573402/target-same-day-delivery-shipt

 

Drive letter missing in Windows File Explorer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/drive-letter-missing-in-windows-file-explorer

 

The iPhone XR and XS screens scratch way too easily, so you need these $2 screen protectors

https://bgr.com/2019/06/10/iohone-xr-screen-protector-amazon-sale/

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A bunch of new MacBooks seem to be on the way

https://qz.com/1643662/new-macbooks-are-reportedly-shipping-soon/?yptr=yahoo

 

Listen Fans, Now You Have Your Personal Radio!

https://macpaw.com/blog/listen-fans-now-you-have-your-personal-radio

 

Baltimore hackers taunt mayor, EternalBlue not used in attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/baltimore-hackers-taunt-mayor-eternalblue-not-used-in-attack/

 

How to Make Your Android Look Like an iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-android-look-like-iphone/

 

FadeTop break reminder software can help you take computer breaks

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fadetop-break-reminder-software

 

Why use both Text Message Forwarding and Messages in iCloud?

The two separate features fulfill slightly different functions.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400870/why-use-both-text-message-forwarding-and-messages-in-icloud.html

 

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT

https://news.yahoo.com/google-flags-u-national-security-044027601.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How To Change Your Skype User Name

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-skype-name/

 

Scammer posed as actor Jason Statham to steal from fan

https://www.grahamcluley.com/scammer-posed-as-actor-jason-statham-to-steal-from-fan/

 

Sophisticated Surveillance Malware Spotted on Android and iOS Phones

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/289127-sophisticated-surveillance-malware-spotted-on-android-and-ios-phones

 

New Decryptor Unlocks Latest Versions of Gandcrab

The decryptor neutralizes GandCrab versions 5.0 through 5.2 and lets victims unlock their files for free.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/new-decryptor-unlocks-latest-versions-of-gandcrab/d/d-id/1334982

 

How WannaCry is still launching 3,500 successful attacks per hour

The proliferation of unpatched systems in manufacturing and healthcare settings allows the North Korean state-sponsored malware to persist.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-wannacry-is-still-launching-3500-successful-attacks-per-hour/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

The One Thing Every Non-technical Person Needs to Know

If there's one precaution I want everyone to embrace, it's this.

https://askleo.com/the-one-thing-every-non-technical-person-needs-to-know/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JXd1DqOEvpdfbL

 

Mozilla Calls on Apple to Make a Privacy Improvement

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/ios/205054/mozilla-calls-on-apple-to-make-a-privacy-improvement?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_WVfXwV1AR5xNu_UeEbH0C67TIQeexgIHiklIRCI10sJXMhJCnqVmHE_lu--u65SV7w9FCDucmn0AapUAQG8AM5Cdwrg&_hsmi=71797376

 

New Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL details emerge in fresh leak

https://bgr.com/2019/06/18/pixel-4-xl-vs-pixel-4-screen-sizes-leaked-for-new-google-flagships/

 

Apple Is Killing iTunes, But Not on Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/423440/apple-is-killing-itunes-but-not-on-windows/

 

What Causes Xbox One Green Screen of Death and How to Fix It?

https://www.minitool.com/data-recovery/xbox-one-green-screen.html

 

Unprotected database exposes tens of thousands of medical records

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573852/unprotected-database-exposes-more-medical-records

 

Breach of bill collection agency may affect 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/breach-of-bill-collection-agency-may-affect-11-9-million-quest-diagnostics-patients/

 

4 of the Best Fitness Trackers for 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-fitness-trackers/

 

How to prevent Firefox or Chrome from saving your Credit Card Information

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/prevent-browser-from-saving-credit-card-information

 

7 ways to make use of your old iPhone

You finally upgraded! Now what are you supposed to do what that 4-year old iPhone?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3398599/make-use-of-old-iphone.html

 

Google Maps adds disaster alerts following Apple's Maps app debut

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-maps-disaster-alert-184220350.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

The Best Chrome Extensions to Download or Manage Images

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-chrome-extensions-download-manage-images/

 

Operation ShadowHammer: Hackers planted malware code in video games

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/operation-shadowhammer-hackers-planted-malware-code-video-games/#new_tab

 

SATA vs. NVMe: Should You Upgrade Your SSD System Drive?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292522-sata-nvme-ssd-upgrade

 

Cyberattack Hits Aircraft Parts Manufacturer

Belgium's Asco has shut down manufacturing around the world, including the US, in response to a major cybersecurity event, but what happened isn't clear.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/cyberattack-hits-aircraft-parts-manufacturer/d/d-id/1334964

 

How to avoid botnet attacks and other cyberthreats: 4 tips

The Emotet botnet drove 61% of malicious payloads in Q1 2019, according to a Proofpoint report. Here's how to keep your business safe.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-avoid-botnet-attacks-and-other-cyberthreats-4-tips/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Will Windows 7 Keep Working After Support Ends?

The end of support for Windows 7 means Microsoft will no longer issue security updates. Here's how to continue using it safely.

https://askleo.com/will-windows-7-keep-working-after-support-ends/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JXd1DqOEvpdfbL

 

Microsoft Reportedly Showed Off New Dual-Screen Surface Device Internally

https://www.thurrott.com/microsoft/207790/microsoft-reportedly-showed-off-new-dual-screen-surface-device-internally?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-88uzEfqtFvcOTZN_YyRr6TmObNUuuOco0cV99J0STL0tjmcSXk8XkQyo7jQD4LwVn_pIb7QKGrD1eIdWlJrSUVaFJXNg&_hsmi=73290143

 

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/06/18/apple-watch-updates-without-iphone-watchos-6/

 

iPadOS Will Almost Make Your iPad a Real Computer

https://www.howtogeek.com/423446/ipados-will-almost-make-your-ipad-a-real-computer/

 

What Is System Restore Point and How to Create It? Solutions Are Here!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/system-restore-point-win10.html

 

Watch out for AirDrop trolls! Change this setting now

https://www.komando.com/tips/571879/watch-out-for-airdrop-trolls

 

Theta360 leak exposes 11 million photos, user data

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/theta360-leak-exposes-11-million-photos-user-data/

 

How to Open and Edit Remote Files from Google Drive in LibreOffice

https://www.maketecheasier.com/edit-remote-files-from-google-drive-libreoffice/

 

What is Tactile Internet and what are it’s applications?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-tactile-internet

 

iOS 13 enables Siri support in third party media apps: Spotify, Pandora, Overcast, and much more

Music, podcasts, audiobooks, and lots of other apps will finally be compatible with Siri.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400881/ios-13-enables-siri-support-in-third-party-media-apps.html

 

The 6 Coolest New iPhone Features Apple Just Announced

https://news.yahoo.com/6-coolest-iphone-features-apple-193255206.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How To Hide Bookmarks in Chrome or Firefox

https://www.techjunkie.com/hide-bookmarks-chrome-firefox/

 

Skip the Surveillance By Opting Out of Face Recognition At Airports

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/skip-surveillance-opting-out-face-recognition-airports

 

Free Raster Graphics Editor Krita 4.2.0 Released With Numerous Improvements

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/free-raster-graphics-editor-krita-420.html

 

Utilities, Nations Need Better Plan Against Critical Infrastructure Attackers

The attackers behind the Triton, or Xenotime, intrusions into critical infrastructure (CI) safety systems are testing their skills against electric power companies. Options for defense are still limited, however.

https://www.darkreading.com/utilities-nations-need-better-plan-against-critical-infrastructure-attackers/d/d-id/1334977

 

Top 5 privacy plugins

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

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-5-privacy-plugins/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Will Email to an Invalid Email Address Be Read by Someone?

People often send email to the wrong address by mistake. But what happens if the email address is invalid?

https://askleo.com/will-email-to-an-invalid-email-address-be-read-by-someone/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JXd1DqOEvpdfbL

 

How to Reset and Clear Recent Items and Frequent Places in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3476-reset-clear-recent-items-frequent-places-windows-10-a.html

 

Leaked Verizon timeline reveals release dates of Pixel 4 and iPhone 11

https://bgr.com/2019/06/13/pixel-4-release-date-leaked-iphone-11-galaxy-note-10/

 

How to Use the last Command on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/416023/how-to-use-the-last-command-on-linux/

 

Top 5 Solutions to Service Registration Is Missing or Corrupt

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/service-registration-is-missing-or-corrupt.html

 

How the Epson EcoTank stacks up against traditional printers

https://www.komando.com/tips/465606/ecotank-vs-traditional-printers

 

You’re Still Unpatched from WannaCry?

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/youre-still-unpatched-from-wannacry/

 

What Is a Smart Plug and How to Choose the Right One

https://www.maketecheasier.com/choose-right-smart-plug/

 

How to turn your Phone into a Microphone for PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-your-phone-into-a-microphone-for-pc

 

With iPadOS, Apple’s dream of replacing laptops finally looks like a reality

With mouse support, better file access, and improvements to multitasking, you can feel better about leaving the MacBook behind.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400856/ipados-helps-make-ipad-a-laptop-replacement.html

 

What is facial recognition technology, and why is it so controversial?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facial-recognition-amazon-114720161.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

How To Disable Hyperthreading on your PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/disable-hyperthreading/

 

GoDaddy takes down 15,000 subdomains used for online scams

GoDaddy resets passwords for several hundred compromised accounts.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/godaddy-takes-down-15000-subdomains-used-for-online-scams/

 

2 Tools To Test Internet Speed From The Command Line'

This article presents 2 command line tools for checking your Internet connection speed. This can be useful to check if your ISP does indeed offer the speeds it claims, to diagnose possible issues with your Internet connection, and so on.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/2-tools-to-test-internet-speed-from.html

 

Voting Machine Vendor Shifts Gears & Pushes for Backup Paper Ballots

Election Systems & Software will 'no longer sell paperless voting machines,' CEO said.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/voting-machine-vendor-shifts-gears-and-pushes-for-backup-paper-ballots/d/d-id/1334924

 

How to use the Apple Support app to resolve technical problems

If there's a tech issue or glitch with your Apple product, you can use the Apple Support app to find troubleshooting tips and chat with a representative.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-apple-support-app-to-resolve-technical-problems/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

The case against knee-jerk installation of Windows patches

You have to install Windows and Office patches sooner or later. But there’s little reason to install them as soon as they’re rolled out the automatic update chute — and all the reason in the world to wait a couple of weeks. Unless you have a staff charged with vetting patches, it’s much smarter to crowdsource patch beta-testing.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402718/the-case-against-knee-jerk-installation-of-windows-patches.html

 

Turn On or Off Night Light in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/73518-turn-off-night-light-windows-10-a.html

 

iPhone 11 may finally ditch Lightning for USB-C (the fourth change I'm aware of)

https://bgr.com/2019/06/10/iphone-11-rumors-usb-c-to-replace-lightning-port-ios-13-beta-hints/

 

How to Get Windows 10’s Old Default Desktop Background Back

https://www.howtogeek.com/418719/how-to-get-windows-10s-old-default-desktop-background-back/

 

Some Effective Ways to Recover Deleted Files from Dropbox

https://www.minitool.com/data-recovery/recover-deleted-files-from-dropbox.html

 

9 secrets to keeping your house safe from a burglar

https://www.komando.com/tips/477003/9-secrets-to-keeping-your-house-safe-from-a-burglar

 

Critical vulnerability found in WordPress plugin Convert Plus

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/critical-vulnerability-found-in-wordpress-plugin-convert-plus/

 

Listen: A Player You Always Wanted

https://macpaw.com/blog/listen-a-player-you-always-wanted

 

Microsoft will offer console streaming for free to Xbox One owners

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/12/microsoft-will-offer-console-streaming-for-free-to-xbox-one-owners/?yptr=yahoo

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Tue 1650 06/18/2019

Nuro and Domino's buddy up for autonomous pizza delivery in Houston

Unlike its work with Ford, this pilot features a real-deal self-driving vehicle.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/nuro-dominos-autonomous-pizza-delivery-houston/

 

Encryptor: And Privacy for All

https://macpaw.com/blog/encryptor-and-privacy-for-all

 

The Best Kodi Builds – May 2019

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

 

What is the Marco Polo App?

Send individual or group video chats with filters, voices, and ease

https://www.lifewire.com/marco-polo-4588239

 

How to Install macOS in VirtualBox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-macos-virtualbox/

 

How Do I Digitize and Share a Ton of Old Family Photos?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-digitize-and-share-a-ton-of-old-family-photos-1835484124

 

US Cyber Command powers up attacks against Russia's electrical grid

Aggressive moves to implant malware are both a warning and an effort to enable crippling attacks if necessary, says The New York Times.

https://www.cnet.com/news/us-cyber-command-powers-up-attacks-against-russias-electrical-grid/

 

Fake (Commercial) versions of Open Source applications on the Microsoft Store

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/17/fake-commercial-versions-of-open-source-applications-on-the-microsoft-store/

 

[Tip] Enable or Disable New “Easy Clean” Option in CCleaner

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-or-disable-new-easy-clean-option-in-ccleaner/

 

Google Stadia Will Eat 1TB Bandwidth Caps for Breakfast

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/292743-google-stadia-4k-will-eat-1tb-bandwith-caps-for-breakfast

 

Apple Pencil: All the changes coming in iPadOS 13

Better latency and Markup improvements make a good device even better.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3402336/apple-pencil-changes-and-improvements-in-ipados-13.html

 

Airbus deploys Microsoft’s HoloLens, pushes mixed reality plans further

The company, which competes with the likes of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, also plans to sell its own mixed reality apps to others in the aviation industry.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3403360/airbus-deploys-microsofts-hololens-pushes-mixed-reality-plans-further.html

 

Threat actors host malware, C2 servers on Microsoft Azure

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/cyber-criminals-are-storing-malicious-content-including-malware-and-c2-servers-on-microsofts-azure-cloud-services/

 

TACHYON Internet Security is a decent alternative to other free tools

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/tachyon-internet-security

 

The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Linux… Answered

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-questions-answered/

 

How to Close Unresponsive Chromebook Apps

https://www.howtogeek.com/414136/how-to-close-unresponsive-chromebook-apps/

 

Hacker Beats Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Scanner With 3D Print

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367686/hacker-beats-galaxy-s10-fingerprint-scanner-with-3d-print?i10c.encReferrer=

 

3 apps to make your phone run smoother

https://www.komando.com/apps/573495/3-apps-to-make-your-phone-run-smoother

 

The Best Free Cad Software [May 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/the-best-free-cad-software-may-2019/

 

Video Game Emulators: What You Need to Know

Play your favorite retro games on PC

https://www.lifewire.com/video-game-emulators-need-to-know-4687006

 

Two New Tools Allow Hackers to Bypass Two-Factor Authentication

https://www.maketecheasier.com/new-tools-hackers-bypass-2fa/

 

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS

https://lifehacker.com/use-your-android-device-as-a-security-key-on-ios-1835489655

 

Election hacking has never been cheaper, easier or more profitable

Cybercrime could be a $6 trillion business by 2022. Emerging tech like AI might be the only way to one step ahead.

https://www.cnet.com/news/election-hacking-has-never-been-cheaper-easier-or-more-profitable/

 

Firefox Add-ons to delete history of active page or domain

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/06/firefox-add-ons-to-delete-history-of-active-page-or-domain/

 

[Tip] Remove Quick Access Icon from Windows 10 File Explorer

https://www.askvg.com/tip-remove-quick-access-icon-from-windows-10-file-explorer/

 

Samsung, AMD Ink Radeon License Agreement

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/mobile/292701-samsung-amd-ink-radeon-license-agreement?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

Fledging Shell Thunderbolt 3 review: Roll your own X5 with this fast, portable NVMe enclosure

Samsung’s X5 Thunderbolt drive has nothing on the Shell, which costs about $100 less at the same capacity.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3399537/fledging-shell-thunderbolt-3-review.html

 

How Windows 10 users can dial back upgrades to just one a year

In recent months, Microsoft has changed Windows 10's upgrade cadence in ways that allow users to slow the pace at which their computers are updated.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3402720/how-windows-10-users-can-dial-back-upgrades-to-just-one-a-year.html

 

GandCrab ransomware operators put in retirement papers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/gandcrab-ransomware-operators-put-in-retirement-papers/

 

What is M.2 SSD? Does your computer need M.2 SSD?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-m-2-ssd

 

10 Ways KDE Is a Better Linux Desktop Than GNOME

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-kde-better-gnome/

 

What Is a Throwaway Reddit Account, and How Do I Create One?

https://www.howtogeek.com/414765/what-is-a-throwaway-reddit-account-and-how-do-i-create-one/

 

Here's the Real Truth About Verizon's 5G Network

Verizon launched 5G in Chicago and Minneapolis last week. We tested the heck out of it.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367659/heres-the-real-truth-about-verizons-5g-network?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Here's why you should hide your Venmo payments

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573942/heres-why-you-should-hide-your-venmo-payments

 

The Best Free Snipping Tools for Windows 10 – May 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-free-snipping-tools-windows-10/

 

The 15 Best iPhone Hacks & Tips for 2019

Make your iPhone work for you

https://www.lifewire.com/best-iphone-hacks-and-tips-4688632

 

How to Increase the Maximum Volume in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/increase-maximum-volume-windows/

 

There's a Gadget for That on the 'Specialized Tools' Subreddit

https://lifehacker.com/theres-a-gadget-for-that-on-the-specialized-tools-subre-1835458391

 

How to get your Instagram account back from hackers

https://www.cnet.com/videos/how-to-get-your-instagram-account-back-from-hackers-the-359-ep-572/

 

Mozilla enables Tracking Protection by default in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/04/mozilla-enables-tracking-protection-by-default-in-firefox/

 

[Tip] Enable “Reader Mode” (Simplified or Distill Page View) in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-reader-mode-simplified-or-distill-page-view-in-google-chrome/

 

How to Enable or Disable Launch Folder Windows in a Separate Process in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/125919-enable-disable-launch-folder-windows-separate-process-windows.html

 

How to make FileVault work again when you’re missing a 'secure token'

A long-running problem appears to have a solution.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3401399/how-to-make-filevault-work-again-when-youre-missing-a-secure-token.html

 

How To Install KDE Plasma 5.16 On Kubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/how-to-upgrade-to-kde-plasma-516-in.html

 

Triton Attackers Seen Scanning US Power Grid Networks

The development follows speculation and concern among security experts that the attack group would expand its scope to the power grid.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/triton-attackers-seen-scanning-us-power-grid-networks/d/d-id/1334968

 

Add Mouse gestures to Windows 10 using these free tools

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-mouse-gestures-to-windows-10

 

How to Back Up Steam Game Data on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/steam-game-data-linux/

 

How to Find Your Android Device’s Serial Number

https://www.howtogeek.com/414617/how-to-find-your-android-devices-serial-number/

 

The Future of Smart Home Tech: Consumers Want Smart Controls on Their Old Appliances

Consumers want smart home technology to integrate with the devices and appliances they already own and they don't want to have to pay extra for smart devices.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367676/the-future-of-smart-home-tech-consumers-want-smart-controls?i10c.encReferrer=

 

4 tools for fixing Facebook annoyances

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/573477/four-tools-for-fixing-facebook-annoyances

 

How To Adjust Video Quality on Netflix

https://www.techjunkie.com/video-quality-netflix/

 

How to Set up and Use Galaxy Buds

Get the most out of Samsung's wireless buds

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-up-galaxy-buds-4589316

 

5 of the Best Arch Linux-Based Distributions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-arch-linux-based-distributions/

 

Use the Semiphemeral App to Delete Your Tweets While Keeping Your Faves

https://lifehacker.com/use-the-semiphemeral-app-to-delete-your-tweets-while-ke-1835486372

 

2020 iPhone will have 5G, top analyst says

Next year's iPhone update could be a big one.

https://www.cnet.com/news/top-analyst-claims-that-2020-iphone-will-have-5g/

 

2020 iPhone will have 5G, top analyst says

Next year's iPhone update could be a big one.

https://www.cnet.com/news/top-analyst-claims-that-2020-iphone-will-have-5g/

 

Ads in Windows 10 apps may open deceptive webpages

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/03/ads-in-windows-10-apps-may-open-deceptive-webpages/

 

[Tip] Enable Hidden Secret “Focus Mode” Feature in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-hidden-secret-focus-mode-feature-in-google-chrome/

 

How to Backup and Restore Device Drivers in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/68426-backup-restore-device-drivers-windows-10-a.html

 

All the ways iOS 13 is going to be faster than iOS 12

Your iPhone is getting another free speed boost later this year.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3401516/all-the-ways-ios-13-is-going-to-be-faster-than-ios-12.html

 

How To Free Up Space In The /boot Partition On Ubuntu, Debian, Or Linux Mint

This article explains how to free up space in the /boot partition on Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Pop!_OS, elementary OS, and other Debian or Ubuntu based Linux distributions.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/how-to-free-up-space-in-boot-partition.html

 

DNS Firewalls Could Prevent Billions in Losses to Cybercrime

New analysis shows widespread DNS protection could save organizations as much as $200 billion in losses every year.

https://www.darkreading.com/network-and-perimeter-security/dns-firewalls-could-prevent-billions-in-losses-to-cybercrime/d/d-id/1334965

 

Apache OpenOffice: The Free Open-Source Office Software Suite

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/apache-openoffice-the-free-open-source-office-software-suite

 

The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 Is a Chrome OS Tablet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/acer-chromebook-tab-10-chrome-os-tablet/

 

How to Check What Graphics Card (GPU) Is in Your PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/414201/how-to-check-what-graphics-card-gpu-is-in-your-pc/

 

There's a New Way to Try Visible, Verizon's Low-Cost Carrier

With Swap, Visible is offering the Visible R2 by ZTE phone for free to customers with Android phones that don't work on Visible's network.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367666/theres-a-new-way-to-try-visible-verizons-low-cost-carrier?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Hackers, jealous spouses can hack your iPhone, iPad for less than $100

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/573939/hackers-jealous-spouses-can-hack-your-iphone-ipad-for-less-than-100

 

How To Launch Chrome Inside Kodi

https://www.techjunkie.com/launch-chrome-inside-kodi/

 

The evolution of the revolution: Setapp gets a UI revamp

https://macpaw.com/blog/setapp-gets-ui-revamp

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Mon 1649 06/17/2019

WWDC: Has Apple closed the door on non-Mac App Store apps?

Yes and no, but not really: Also, it's complicated

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3403011/wwdc-has-apple-closed-the-door-on-non-mac-app-store-apps.html

 

5 Raspberry Pi Operating Systems That Aren’t Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-operating-systems-not-linux/

 

How To Disable Startup Programs in Windows 7

https://www.techjunkie.com/disable-startup-programs-windows-7/

 

Syntax Errors: What They Are and Why They're a Problem

Even the smallest mistakes can break an app

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-a-syntax-error-4687347

 

How to take Windows 10 screenshots

https://www.cnet.com/videos/how-to-take-windows-10-screenshots/

 

Can’t find an app on your Mac? Pinpoint it with System Information

This utility collates all apps and their locations in your system.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3396120/cant-find-an-app-on-your-mac-pinpoint-it-with-system-information.html

 

Prepare for a Google Chrome Color Explosion (New Tab Page)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/17/prepare-for-a-google-chrome-color-explosion-new-tab-page/

 

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-past-paywalls-in-chromes-incognito-mode-1835513589

 

CCleaner 5 Review: Remove PC junk files and clear disk space in Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ccleaner-review-free-download

 

Linux-powered System76 Gazelle laptop allows users to avoid the Windows Tax

Venerable Linux hardware OEM System76 released a refreshed version of their Gazelle desktop replacement.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/linux-powered-system76-gazelle-laptop-allows-users-to-avoid-the-windows-tax/

 

Please give a warm welcome to Wallpaper Wizard 2

https://macpaw.com/blog/macpaw-releases-wallpaper-wizard2

 

GIMP 2.10.12 Released With Curves Tool Improvements, TIFF Layers Support

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/gimp-21012-released-with-curves-tool.html

 

Apple Attempted to Censor Critical Coverage of Its $1,000 Monitor Stand

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/292771-apple-attempted-to-censor-critical-coverage-of-its-1000-monitor-stand

 

7 Awesome Projects that Allow You to Run Android on PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/emulator-run-android-on-pc/

 

Symantec: 2 Out of 3 Hotels Leak Your Personal Details

Want to place your personal data in danger of being compromised? Simply book a hotel room online and await the email confirmation.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367705/symantec-2-out-of-3-hotels-leak-your-personal-details?i10c.encReferrer=

 

6 apps to find cool places to visit on your next trip

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/571831/6-apps-to-find-cool-places-to-visit-on-your-next-trip

 

What’s the Difference Between Ubuntu and Ubuntu-Based Distros?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-vs-ubuntu-based-distros/

 

How To Remove a Specific Site’s History and Cookies in Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/remove-specific-sites-history-cookies-chrome/

 

How to Fix an iPad That Won't Connect to Wi-Fi

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-my-ipad-wont-connect-to-wifi-1994546

 

Galaxy Fold and Mate X delays: The ripple effect for foldable phones

Commentary: Samsung and Huawei's rush to be first to foldable is ending in delay. There's a lesson here.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/galaxy-fold-and-mate-x-delays-what-happens-next-will-have-ripple-effects-for-foldable-phones/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

12 little-known Apple Watch features you should start using

Some of the Apple Watch’s best features and most useful controls are not obvious to the casual user.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3396140/apple-watch-tips-and-tricks.html

 

Important Changes coming to Google Photos and Google Drive

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/17/important-changes-coming-to-google-photos-and-google-drive/

 

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-birding-apps-to-id-and-track-your-bird-sightin-1835514764

 

Text Messages from Microsoft – Genuine or Phishing?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/text-messages-from-microsoft

 

How to fix common printing problems in Microsoft Excel

Printing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets can be tricky, but you can avoid most printing problems by following these tips.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-fix-common-excel-spreadsheet-printing-problems/

 

MacPaw acquires The Unarchiver and commits to making it even better

https://macpaw.com/blog/macpaw-bought-unarchiver

 

scrcpy 1.9 Released (View And Control Your Android From A Linux, Windows Or macOS Desktop)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/scrcpy-19-released-view-and-control.html

 

ET Deals: Intel 660p 1TB SSD $99, Xbox One S 1TB Fortnite LE $249, AMD Ryzen 5 Gaming Desktop $639

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/292746-et-deals-intel-660p-1tb-ssd-99-xbox-one-s-1tb-fortnite-le-249-amd-ryzen-5-gaming-desktop-639

 

How Do Internet Browsers Make Money?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-internet-browsers-make-money/

 

New Senate Bill Targets Deceptive User Interface Design Tricks

The user interface tricks, also known as "dark patterns," have been a problem for years. But now two US senators want to ban their use, claiming the tactics can fool people into handing over their personal information.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367703/new-senate-bill-targets-deceptive-user-interface-design-tric?i10c.encReferrer=

 

8 signs it's time to update or replace your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/571807/warning-signs-its-time-to-update-your-android

 

How to Remove the Unity Desktop After Upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remove-unity-desktop-ubuntu/

 

How To Use a Fake Number to Call Someone (Spoof a Phone Number)

https://www.techjunkie.com/fake-number-call-someone-spoof/

 

How to Find a Lost Phone With Google Home

Find your phone with simple, "OK Google," instructions

https://www.lifewire.com/find-lost-phone-with-google-home-4590197

 

Apple Card vs Apple Pay vs Apple Cash: What you need to know

Apple's three payment methods can get confusing fast.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/apple-card-vs-apple-pay-vs-apple-cash-what-you-need-to-know/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

2020 iPhone rumors: 5G is coming, LCD is going away, and the XS might get a surprising downgrade

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts a 5.4-inch iPhone XS.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3403010/apple-2020-iphone-rumors-oled-5g.html

 

Firefox's Session Restore code is changing, bugs possible

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/17/firefox-session-restore-code-changing-bugs/

 

Where You Can Still Get Film Developed If You Just Unearthed an Old Roll

https://lifehacker.com/where-you-can-still-get-film-developed-if-you-just-unea-1835388670

 

Send Anywhere: Share or transfer files from Windows PC to Android or iPhone

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/send-anywhere-for-windows

 

Techies, don't be too proud to learn new things (applies to everybody)

Karen Roby and Jack Wallen discuss that it is often difficult for tech experts to start at the beginning when it comes to new concepts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/techies-dont-be-too-proud-to-learn-new-things/

 

Common Hacker Tool Hit with Hackable Vulnerability

A researcher has found a significant exploit in one of the most frequently used text editors.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/common-hacker-tool-hit-with-hackable-vulnerability/d/d-id/1334975

 

UChicago Medicine secures database after publicly exposing info on donors and patients

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/uchicago-medicine-secures-database-after-publicly-exposing-info-on-donors-and-patients/

 

How to Enable or Disable Phone-PC Linking for Continue on PC in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/109666-enable-disable-phone-pc-linking-continue-pc-windows-10-a.html

 

A2 Hosting Review 2019: Performance and Speed Tests

https://www.maketecheasier.com/a2hosting-review/

 

How Big Tech Makes Its Money

Between smartphones and other products, online retail, software, services, and advertising, the "big five" US tech companies made a whole lot of money last year. Here's where it all came from.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367690/how-big-tech-makes-its-money?i10c.encReferrer=

 

6 high-tech grilling and poolside gadgets

https://www.komando.com/tips/571954/high-tech-grilling-and-poolside-gadgets

 

How to Disable UEFI Secure Boot to Dual Boot Any System

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/disable-secure-uefi-dual-boot/

 

How To Pair a Bluetooth Device in Windows 7

https://www.techjunkie.com/pair-bluetooth-device-windows-7/

 

Glossary of Common Texting Abbreviations and Web Jargon

A dictionary of modern text message terms

https://www.lifewire.com/glossary-of-common-texting-abbreviations-4061650

 

GE Kitchen Hub review: 

This $1,200, 27-inch Android touchscreen could transform your kitchen

https://www.cnet.com/g00/reviews/android-tablet-ge-smart-kitchen-hub-touchscreen-review-2019-review/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

All the new ways iOS 13 protects your privacy

The best thing about iOS 13 may be all the new ways Apple is protecting you from unscrupulous data collection.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3402040/all-the-new-ways-ios-13-protects-your-privacy.html

 

Krisp: mute background noise during calls

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/15/krisp-mute-background-noise-during-calls/

 

Keep Track of Your AirPods With This Magnet Hack

https://lifehacker.com/keep-track-of-your-airpods-with-this-magnet-hack-1835489471

 

How to Boot or Repair Windows 10 using the Installation Media

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/boot-or-repair-windows-10-using-the-installation-media

 

Business travelers, beware: Hackers looking over your shoulder can cause data breaches

Some 80% of business travelers say visual hacking is a threat, according to a 3M report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/business-travelers-beware-hackers-looking-over-your-shoulder-can-cause-data-breaches/

 

Sensory Overload: Filtering Out Cybersecurity's Noise

No organization can prioritize and mitigate hundreds of risks effectively. The secret lies in carefully filtering out the risks, policies, and processes that waste precious time and resources.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/sensory-overload-filtering-out-cybersecuritys-noise/a/d-id/1334907

 

Zero trust: Trust no one, verify everything

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/zero-trust-trust-no-one-verify-everything/

 

How to Turn On or Off Mirror Android Phone Screen in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/131661-turn-off-mirror-phone-screen-your-phone-app-windows-10-a.html

 

Get an Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Smart Speaker for Less than $30

https://www.maketecheasier.com/echo-dot-3rd-gen-smart-speaker/

 

23 Google Search Tips You'll Want to Learn

Most of us use Google every day, but many have likely only scratched the surface of the search engine's power. Here's how to become a Google search super sleuth.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/326078/23-google-search-tips-you-ll-want-to-learn?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Watch the skies as drones plan to deliver your fast food faster

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/572727/watch-the-skies-as-drones-plan-to-deliver-your-fast-food-faster

 

How to Build a Cheap Android PC With Inexpensive Parts

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/build-cheap-android-pc/

 

Neo-Nazi website hit with $4.1 million defamation penalty

SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah filed the civil complaint against The Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin, who hasn't responded to Obeidallah's libel lawsuit.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/neo-nazi-website-hit-4-1-million-defamation-penalty-n1016886

 

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping

https://gizmodo.com/the-ruthless-reality-of-amazons-one-day-shipping-1835513901

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Researchers unearth 74 Facebook cybercrime groups with 385,000 members

Already under scrutiny for spreading hate, social network also helps peddle spam and fraud.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/04/facebook-is-a-popular-venue-for-selling-all-manner-of-cybercrime-services/

 

New scam aims to trick you into giving up your cell phone account information

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2019/04/01/new-scam-targets-cell-phone-accounts-pretending-your-carrier/3331376002/

 

How to Increase Storage on Your Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/increase-storage-raspberry-pi/

 

Cannot See Shared Folders in Windows 10 PC – How To Fix

https://www.techjunkie.com/cannot-see-shared-folders-windows/

 

How to Fix Corroded Battery Compartments

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-corroded-battery-compartments-1835307548

 

Tips for Mobile Photography

Snap amazing pictures on the go

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-for-mobile-photography-2378404

 

Browsing Experience Security Check: How secure is your browser?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/browsing-experience-security-check

 

The 9 Best Google Maps Alternatives You Should Try

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-map-alternatives/

 

Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware

Security researchers have found a new kind of government malware that was hiding in plain sight within apps on Android’s Play Store. And they appear to have uncovered a case of lawful intercept gone wrong.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43z93g/hackers-hid-android-malware-in-google-play-store-exodus-esurv

 

Phishing malware "distribution centre" uncovered

Major Amazon-esque distribution facility hidden in plain sight.

https://www.itproportal.com/news/phishing-malware-distribution-centre-uncovered/

 

Why insider security threats are on the rise and so difficult to detect

Some 73% of IT professionals said insider attacks have become more frequent in the past year, according to a Bitglass report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-insider-security-threats-are-on-the-rise-and-so-difficult-to-detect/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Microsoft Gives Up on USB Removal Warnings

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10533/microsoft-gives-usb-removal-warnings

 

Udemy Class Review: Chess For Everyone!

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/292827-udemy-class-review-chess-for-everyone?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=20

 

New 2019 Report: "AI Is Here To Stay: Are You Prepared?"

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-2019-report-ai-is-here-to-stay-are-you-prepared

 

How (and Why) to Start Microsoft Word from the Command Prompt

https://www.howtogeek.com/366399/how-and-why-to-start-microsoft-word-from-the-command-prompt/

 

7.7 million LabCorp patients affected by same breach that impacted Quest Diagnostics

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/7-7-million-labcorp-patients-affected-by-same-breach-that-impacted-quest-diagnostics/

 

Report: FBI Fails to Promptly Notify Cybercrime Victims

Inspect General Cites Numerous Errors in How FBI Makes Notifications

https://www.databreachtoday.com/report-fbi-fails-to-promptly-notify-cybercrime-victims-a-12334

 

Why Robolinux Is the Best Linux for Windows Users

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/robolinux-linux-windows-switchers/

 

How To Format your Windows 7 Computer without CD

https://www.techjunkie.com/format-windows-7-without-cd/

 

How to Find and Delete Your Old Email Addresses

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-and-delete-your-old-email-addresses-1835332266

 

Tips for Mobile Photography

Snap amazing pictures on the go

https://www.lifewire.com/tips-for-mobile-photography-2378404

 

Comet (Managed Disk Cleanup) is an alternative to Windows Disk Cleanup Tool

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/comet-managed-disk-cleanup

 

Windows 10 Built-In Ads Showing Malicious Content

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-10-built-in-ads-showing-malicious-content/

 

Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Apple Accounts of NFL & NBA Players, Rappers

Dozens of pro athletes and musicians fell for a phishing scam that pilfered their Apple accounts and credit cards.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/man-pleads-guilty-to-hacking-apple-accounts-of-nfl-and-nba-players-rappers-/d/d-id/1334281

 

Unsecured databases found leaking half a billion resumes on the net

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/unsecured-databases-leaking-resumes/#new_tab

 

Permission bloat on iOS can lead to theft of sensitive data, study says

Applications requesting access to photos for first-use setup retain that permission unless manually revoked, putting companies at risk, according to a Wandera report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/permission-bloat-on-ios-can-lead-to-theft-of-sensitive-data-study-says/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Website Sign-Ups Hijacked by Email Spammers

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10534/website-sign-ups-hijacked-email-spammers

 

Microsoft Unveils Project Scarlett Console: SSD, Ray Tracing, 2020 Debut

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/292814-microsoft-unveils-project-scarlett-ssds-ray-tracing-arrive-in-2020

 

Game of Thrones as Phishbait, with Hook

https://blog.knowbe4.com/game-of-thrones-as-phishbait-with-hook

 

What Are Esports, and Why Do People Watch Them?

https://www.howtogeek.com/415742/what-are-e-sports-and-why-do-people-watch-them/

 

Premera Blue Cross reaches proposed $72M settlement with 2014 breach victims

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/legal-security-news/premera-blue-cross-reaches-proposed-72m-settlement-with-2014-breach-victims/

 

The Cybersecurity 202: Arrest at Mar-a-Lago spotlights simple but pervasive threat of thumb drives

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-cybersecurity-202/2019/04/03/the-cybersecurity-202-arrest-at-mar-a-lago-spotlights-simple-but-pervasive-threat-of-thumb-drives/5ca400e81b326b0f7f38f2f7/?

 

How to Use Pandora on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-pandora-linux/

 

How To Setup a PVR in Kodi

https://www.techjunkie.com/setup-pvr-kodi/

 

Why Can't I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone?

https://lifehacker.com/why-cant-i-hear-the-vocals-when-playing-music-on-my-pho-1835303640https://lifehacker.com/why-cant-i-hear-the-vocals-when-playing-music-on-my-pho-1835303640

 

How to Organize Apps on Your iPad

Use Folders and the Dock to Organize Your Apps

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-organize-apps-on-your-ipad-4071192

 

Enable protection against Cryptominers and Fingerprinters in Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-protection-against-cryptominers-fingerprinters-firefox

 

What Computer Worms Are and Why They’re Still Dangerous

https://www.maketecheasier.com/computer-worms-dangerous/

 

Digital marketer Mailchimp bans anti-vaccination content

The move to block vaccine misinformation follows similar actions by other tech companies including Facebook and Amazon.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/email-marketer-mailchimp-bans-anti-vaccination-content-n1017221

 

Unpatched D-Link routers targeted in malicious DNS hijacking campaign

https://www.bitdefender.com/box/blog/router/unpatched-d-link-routers-targeted-malicious-dns-hijacking-campaign/#new_tab

 

What is the Dark Web, and why is it so bad if your information is there?

Emily Wilson, vice president of research at Terbium Labs, discusses why consumers and professionals should be concerned if their data is leaked on the Dark Web.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-is-the-dark-web-and-why-is-it-so-bad-if-your-information-is-there/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

This new malware is scanning the internet for systems info on valuable targets

Newly identified Xwo malware could be laying the groundwork for far more damaging cyberattacks around the globe, warn researchers.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-new-malware-is-scanning-the-internet-for-systems-info-on-valuable-targets/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

 

How to Record and Take Screenshots with Game Bar in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8630-record-take-screenshots-game-bar-windows-10-a.html

 

90 Percent Of Critical Infrastructure Hit By Cyberattacks

https://blog.knowbe4.com/90-percent-of-critical-infrastructure-hit-by-cyberattacks

 

How to Not Have 100 Browser Tabs Open

https://www.howtogeek.com/413707/how-to-not-have-100-tabs-open/

 

NSA urges admins to patch BlueKeep vulnerability

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/nsa-urges-admins-to-patch-bluekeep-vulnerability/

 

Tim Berners-Lee on the World Wide Web: "it seemed like a good idea at the time"

Tim Berners-Lee reflects on his invention, the World Wide Web, how it has changed and how it must be corrected

https://www.information-age.com/tim-berners-lee-world-wide-web-123481411/

 

Overclocking Raspberry Pi: How to Do It and What You Need to Know

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

 

How To Upload Photos to iCloud From a PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/upload-photos-icloud-pc/

 

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area

https://lifehacker.com/google-maps-will-now-warn-you-about-natural-disasters-i-1835304308

 

How to Add Startup Items to Your Mac

Automatically launch applications or items when you boot your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-add-startup-items-to-mac-2260903

 

Best Medical apps for Windows 10 on Microsoft Store

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/medical-apps-for-windows-10-on-microsoft-store

 

6 Amazing Note-Taking Alternatives to Evernote

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5-amazing-evernote-alternatives/

 

How social media is shaping what people know — and don't know — about the Hong Kong protests

A number of messaging services including Telegram and Facebook-owned WhatsApp were being used by protesters to organize rallies.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/how-social-media-shaping-what-people-know-don-t-know-n1017101

 

Facebook Got Caught Phishing For Friends

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/04/facebook-got-caught-phishing-friends

 

How to install the Google Drive client ODrive on Ubuntu desktop 18.10

If you need of an open source Google Drive sync client to sync your data between your cloud and desktop, ODrive might be what you need.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-the-google-drive-client-odrive-on-ubuntu-desktop-18-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Hackers broke into university networks in just two hours

Penetration testers testing university networks were able to use phishing emails to gain administrator access and access personal data, financial information and confidential research.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-broke-into-university-networks-in-just-two-hours/

 

How to Turn On or Off Show Notifications from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/131654-turn-off-android-notifications-your-phone-app-windows-10-a.html

 

Ticketmaster is hit by a £5 million legal action after online payment card theft

https://www.grahamcluley.com/ticketmaster-is-hit-by-a-5-million-legal-action-after-online-payment-card-theft/

 

How to Build Your Own Futuristic Smart Mirror

https://www.howtogeek.com/414647/how-to-build-a-smart-mirror/

 

Firefox announces Enhanced Tracking protection

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/mozillas-firefox-announced-it-will-not-enable-enhanced-tracking-protection-by-default-along-with-updated-to-facebook-container-firefox-monitor-and-lockwise/

 

vxCrypter Is the First Ransomware to Delete Duplicate Files

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/vxcrypter-is-the-first-ransomware-to-delete-duplicate-files/

 

8 Ways Linux Is Taking Over the World

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-taking-over-world/

 

Kevin Mitnick and Stu Sjouwerman Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKQ20XLt-No&feature=youtu.be&t=44s

 

2 students accused of jamming school's Wi-Fi network to avoid tests

http://www.wbrz.com/news/2-students-accused-of-jamming-school-s-wi-fi-network-to-avoid-tests

 

How to install the Latte dock on KDE

If you're looking to make the KDE desktop more efficient, try adding the Latte dock.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-the-latte-dock-on-kde/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

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