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Sat 06/29/2019 1661
Fri 06/28/2019 1660
Thur 06/27/2019 1659
Wed 06/26/2019 1658
Tue 06/25/2019 1657
Mon 06/24/2019 1656
Sun 06/23/2019 1655

Sat 1661 06/29/2019

The Internet of Thing: How a single coffee maker’s vulnerabilities symbolize a world of IoT risks

We hacked one coffee maker in all kinds of ways – even turning it into a ransomware tool and a gateway to a home network

https://blog.avast.com/avast-hacked-a-smart-coffee-maker

 

Weaponization of vulnerabilities in Adobe products more than doubled in 2018

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/weaponization-of-vulnerabilities-in-adobe-products-more-than-doubled-in-2018/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

HOW TO CLONE A WINDOWS 10 HARD DRIVE TO A NEW SSD USING MACRIUM REFLECT

Are upgrading your drive to a new and faster SSD or looking to perform a bit-by-bit backup? The Macrium Reflect app can help, and here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/clone-windows-10-hard-drive-ssd-macrium-reflect/

 

Google Pushes Chrome OS to Developers

https://www.thurrott.com/dev/206311/google-pushes-chrome-os-to-developers?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--EbVDc8I8uKCIHM1Kv3uqd-CVaTOglf7IDZuq0xwCi3bbX3o-TU9juwF0pw4RgAT7w__5M-Dw3qxAkg2dZyNzNMcp_2A&_hsmi=72477489

 

Apple making new Mac Pros in China instead of US, report says

The news comes after the company was looking to move iPhone production away from China.

https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-reportedly-producing-new-mac-pros-in-china-instead-of-us/

 

Repair Your Mac's Drives With Disk Utility's First Aid

OS X El Capitan Changed How Disk Utility’s First Aid Works

https://www.lifewire.com/repair-mac-drives-with-disk-utility-first-aid-4038562

 

Should You Use Firefox Forks?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/should-you-use-firefox-forks/

 

Firefox Preview 1.0 (Fenix) is now available

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/28/firefox-preview-1-0-fenix-is-now-available/

 

5 Great Apps to Make Your Raspberry Pi Really Useful

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/apps-make-raspberry-pi-useful/

 

Apple Vows Clearer Information on Slowed Phones

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10556/apple-vows-clearer-information-slowed-phones

 

What is BlueKeep and why should I care?

The Microsoft vulnerability could become the next runaway cyberthreat, like 2017’s WannaCry

https://blog.avast.com/what-is-bluekeep

 

Orro Light Switch review: This savvy smart switch bristles with sensors

Here's a deluxe switch that knows when you’re in the room and automatically adjusts the light level based on ambient brightness.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3391367/orro-light-switch-review.html?utm_date=20190701013116

 

Meet RDNA: AMD’s Long-Awaited New GPU Architecture

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/293107-meet-rdna-amds-long-awaited-new-gpu-architecture

 

CHUWI HeroBook 14.1 review: An impressive $200 laptop with all-day battery life

Can this notebook check enough boxes to be your next device?

https://www.windowscentral.com/chuwi-herobook-14

 

PDFs Return as Phishbait

https://blog.knowbe4.com/pdfs-return-as-phishbait

 

How To Turn off Narrator in Windows

https://www.techjunkie.com/turn-off-narrator/

 

SecurityWatch: Android vs. iOS, Which Is More Secure?

Security expert Max Eddy examines the state of Android and iPhone security. Is your mobile OS of choice the safest? Or is that the wrong question to ask?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/367918/securitywatch-android-vs-ios-which-is-more-secure?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 essential router security settings you need to check now (note #2 if you have smart devices in you home)

https://www.komando.com/columns/555064/5-essential-router-security-settings-you-need-to-check-now

 

Android tablet market shrinks even smaller as ASUS reportedly exits

Chrome OS devices in a tablet form factor can already use Android apps, while the potential for foldable Android tablets hangs in the balance.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-tablet-market-shrinks-even-smaller-as-asus-reportedly-exits/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How to create a hidden share folder on Windows 10

You can hide shared folders when browsing network, and in this guide, you'll learn how to do this on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-hidden-share-folder-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Reboots the PowerToys for Windows 10

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/206327/microsoft-reboots-the-powertoys-for-windows-10?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--EbVDc8I8uKCIHM1Kv3uqd-CVaTOglf7IDZuq0xwCi3bbX3o-TU9juwF0pw4RgAT7w__5M-Dw3qxAkg2dZyNzNMcp_2A&_hsmi=72477489

 

Yes, the robot dog ate your privacy

The $2,900 Sony Aibo comes equipped with facial recognition cameras and always-listening microphones. So just how much of your personal data is it lapping up?

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/yes-the-robot-dog-ate-your-privacy/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Tips to Manage MacBook Battery Life

Extend Your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Battery Performance

https://www.lifewire.com/manage-macbook-battery-life-2260701

 

How to Make Your Gmail Work and Look Like Google Inbox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-gmail-looks-like-google-inbox/

 

Opera 62 is out with some minor change

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/28/opera-62-is-out-with-some-minor-changes/

 

How to Encrypt Files and Folders in Ubuntu

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/encrypt-files-folders-ubuntu/

 

How to Fix: Spinning Blue Circle in Windows 10

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10554/how-fix-spinning-blue-circle-windows-10

 

Are your genes for sale?

You want to know your ancestry … but is it worth sharing your genetic code with the world?

https://blog.avast.com/risking-privacy-with-genetic-tests

 

Android TV's ascent: 5,000 apps and counting

Google says Android TV is winning over app makers as it takes the platform more seriously.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3390673/android-tvs-ascent-5-000-apps-and-counting.html?utm_date=20190701013418

 

Stanford’s Latest AI Helps Doctors Diagnose Brain Aneurysms More Accurately

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/293085-stanfords-latest-ai-helps-doctors-diagnose-brain-aneurysms-more-accurately

 

Windows 10 20H1: All the changes so far

2020's first major Windows 10 feature update is now in development. Here's all the changes coming in that release, that we know about so far.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-20h1-changelog

 

The Social Engineering Battlefront

There is one constant in the security world: the attackers will continue to evolve their methods as the defenders find ways to thwart social engineering attacks.

https://info.knowbe4.com/video-lp-social-engineering-battlefront-gartner

 

How To Check If Your Computer Has Bad Memory/RAM

https://www.techjunkie.com/check-pc-bad-ram-memory/

 

How a VPN Review Site Dominates Google Search With a Scam

TheBestVPN.com purports to offer 'honest, in-depth and transparent reviews from real users.' However, the site's co-founder does not appear to be a real person.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367640/how-a-vpn-review-site-dominated-google-search-with-a-scam?i10c.encReferrer=

 

4 chilling lessons from a tech hotline scam (a must read article)

https://www.komando.com/columns/576702/4-chilling-lessons-from-a-tech-hotline-scam

 

How to search open tabs in Firefox

By making use of Firefox's new tab search feature, you no longer have to worry about getting lost in a sea of tabs.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-search-open-tabs-in-firefox/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How to view all network shared folders on Windows 10

Wondering how many folders are you sharing and where they're located? In this guide, you'll learn the steps to view all the shared folders on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/view-all-network-shared-folders-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Fixes a New Security Flaw in Windows XP

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/206645/microsoft-fixes-a-new-security-flaw-in-windows-xp?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9EyVXRuHeYwlW40ItTE0XiYjqm05WL4BgVYTPh3EhCTW_XZ_AXSbbZ2xl5i_LN5fC-h9mbTvahLyERHwEVcvRix_C3vQ&_hsmi=72706079

 

Trump officials want to outlaw unbreakable encryption, report says

The talk was reportedly held in one of those secret government meetings no one is supposed to know about.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/trump-officials-want-to-outlaw-unbreakable-encryption-report-says/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

How to Eject CDs or DVDs From Your Mac

4 ways to eject a CD/DVD in an emergency

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-eject-cds-or-dvds-from-mac-2260924

 

6 Simple Drawing Applications for Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5-simple-drawing-applications-for-mac/

 

Mozilla experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/26/mozilla-experiment-to-pollute-what-advertisers-know-about-you/

 

4 Linux VOIP Alternatives to Skype

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-voip-alternatives-skype/

 

How to change password in linux terminal

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-change-password-in-linux/

 

Mozilla, Google patch security issues in Thunderbird and Chrome

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/mozilla-google-patch-security-issues-in-thunderbird-and-chrome/

 

Best universal remote control

There are plenty of choices out there, even if they do come from just two companies.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3314747/best-universal-remote-control.html?utm_date=20190701013459

 

How to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4571-create-system-restore-point-windows-10-a.html

 

Can you use a PCIe 4.0 SSD on your existing motherboard?

https://www.windowscentral.com/can-you-use-pcie-40-ssd-your-existing-motherboard

 

Scott County Schools victim of $3.7 million CEO Fraud Phishing Scam

https://blog.knowbe4.com/scott-county-schools-victim-of-3.7-million-ceo-fraud-scam

 

How To Change from a Public to Private Network in Windows

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-public-private-network-windows/

 

Departing a US Airport? Your Face Will Be Scanned

US customs intends to have 97 percent of departing passengers scanned with facial-recognition tech within four years as a way of cracking down on visa overstays.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367896/departing-a-us-airport-your-face-will-be-scanned?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Medical nightmare: electronic health devices can be hacked with deadly results

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/577149/medical-nightmare-electronic-health-devices-can-be-hacked-with-deadly-results

 

How to use conditional fields in a Word mail merge

When a simple mail merge isn't enough, consider adding conditional fields to clarify data and even make decisions.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-conditional-fields-in-a-word-mail-merge/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How to delete location and search history automatically on Google

Google now lets you delete your activity history automatically every 3 to 18 months, and here's how to configure this new feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/delete-location-search-history-automatically-google/

 

Firefox Is Now Faster Than Ever Before

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/mozilla-firefox/207011/firefox-is-now-faster-than-ever-before?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--MnbLLRWD9eK9pRi83znl7b1aG6qwqCY0EbWY7nSX6oherLQ_gwtYtfJtQsW-pQ9MgQUEOqmni-ZrOv5MmRyr4Y8tIAw&_hsmi=72897997

 

Google Maps will now tell you how packed your train will be

It'll gauge crowdedness based on previous rides.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-maps-will-now-tell-you-how-packed-your-train-will-be/

 

Using Apple Diagnostics to Troubleshoot Your Mac's Hardware

Apple Diagnostics Replaces Apple Hardware Test in 2013 and Later 

https://www.lifewire.com/use-apple-diagnostics-to-troubleshoot-mac-hardware-2259974

 

How to Fix Ubuntu Freezing in VirtualBox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-ubuntu-freezing-virtualbox/

 

How to disable Twitter's new interface and get the old design back

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/26/how-to-disable-twitters-new-interface-design/

 

5 Things You Should Know When Switching to Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/things-know-switching-to-linux/

 

Gaming industry has become popular target of credential stuffing attacks: study

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/gaming-industry-has-become-popular-target-of-credential-stuffing-attacks-study/

 

How to unzip file in Linux by commands

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-unzip-file-in-linux-by-commands/

 

The MOES 3-way smart switch can jump start your smart home for $24

This Wi-Fi smart switch can replace your traditional 3-way switch, and give you Alexa and Google Home control over lights and fans.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3405147/the-moes-3-way-smart-switch-can-jump-start-your-smart-home-for-24.html

 

How to Add or Remove Devices and Printers from This PC in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22697-add-remove-devices-printers-pc-windows-10-a.html

 

How to disable security questions for local accounts on Windows 10

If the security questions aren't something you want in your local account, in this guide, we show you the steps to disable the feature on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-security-questions-local-accounts-windows-10

 

[BREAKING NEWS] US Supreme Court Curbs Class Action Lawsuits Caused By W-2 Phishing Fraud

https://blog.knowbe4.com/breaking-news-us-supreme-court-curbs-class-action-lawsuits-caused-by-w-2-phishing-fraud

 

How to Group and Organize Windows 10 Desktop Icons

https://www.techjunkie.com/group-desktop-icons-windows/

 

Chrome for Android's Address Bar Can Be Replaced With a Fake

A developer demonstrates how easy it is to replace the real Chrome for Android address bar with a fake one using a few tricks that are hard to block.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368042/chrome-for-androids-address-bar-can-be-replaced-with-a-fake?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 Fire TV Stick tricks you’ll use time and time again

https://www.komando.com/tips/529768/5-fire-tv-stick-tricks-youll-use-time-and-time-again

 

Why Linux stands out amongst other OSes

Jack Wallen encounters an issue with Linux that illustrates what sets it apart from other platforms.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-linux-stands-out-amongst-other-oses/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

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How to Install chrome in Ubuntu 19.04 [2019]

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/install-chrome-in-ubuntu/

 

How to Fix Left Mouse Button Not Working on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-left-mouse-button-not-working-windows/

 

How to set a higher dpi without changing an image’s resolution

https://www.macworld.com/article/3404482/how-to-set-a-higher-dpi-without-changing-an-image-s-resolution.html

 

Fixing Time Machine Errors - Backup Volume Is Read Only

How to fix a Time Machine backup that failed with a read-only error

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-time-machine-errors-2259975

 

New cumulative updates available across multiple versions of Windows 10

https://www.windowscentral.com/new-cumulative-update-available-across-multiple-versions-windows-10

 

Wirecutter's best deals: Seagate's 5TB Backup Plus Portable drops to $100

Other picks include the Plantronics BackBeat FIT 3100 headphones and ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/wirecutters-best-deals-seagate-5tb-backup-plus-portable-sale/

 

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza

Amazon's fifth Prime Day approaches.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3203969/amazon-prime-day-everything-you-need-to-know.html

 

How to setup and use OpenVPN Connect

Tired of useless VPN apps? Maybe there's a better way...

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-setup-and-use-openvpn

 

How to recover lost passwords in Firefox browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/recover-lost-passwords-in-firefox-browser

 

Sodinokibi Ransomware Spreads Wide via Hacked MSPs, Sites, and Spam

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sodinokibi-ransomware-spreads-wide-via-hacked-msps-sites-and-spam/

 

Protect Your Online Privacy With the 5 Best VPNs

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/244993-protect-online-privacy-five-best-vpns

 

Geekly Update - 26 June 2019Category: Tech-News

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_26_june_2019.html

 

AMD's new Ryzen 3000 APUs give budget gamers an affordable taste of Radeon Vega

AMD's new Ryzen 3000 APUs don't step it up the way the new Ryzen 3000 CPUs do, but they look to still be decent updates.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3402056/amds-new-ryzen-3000-apus-give-budget-gamers-an-affordable-taste-of-radeon-vega.html

 

Apple plans to move some manufacturing out of China, reports Nikkei

No, these jobs are not coming to the USA

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691132/apple-china-manufacturing-diversify-india-vietnam-trade-war-tariffs

 

How to stop sharing a network folder on Windows 10

You can stop sharing any folder on Windows 10 using Computer Management and Command Prompt, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/stop-sharing-network-folder-windows-10/

 

Terrifying new ransomware attacks are some of the worst ever

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/577290/terrifying-new-ransomware-attacks-are-some-of-the-worst-ever

 

Unprotected Server Exposed Data on 80 Million US Households

Who owns the data on the Microsoft cloud server isn't known. But the 24GB database stored names, addresses, and coded information on people's gender, marital status and income levels.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368060/unprotected-server-exposed-data-on-80-million-us-households?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Photos App Not Working in Windows 10? Here Are Our Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/photos-app-not-working-windows10-fixes/

 

How to use iOS 13’s new Silence Unknown Callers feature to fight phone spam

It’s harder than ever to get away from unsolicited calls, but a new feature in iOS 13 can at least send them right to voice mail.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3405536/how-to-use-ios-13s-new-silence-unknown-callers-feature-to-fight-phone-spam.html

 

How Much Free Drive Space Do You Need on Your Mac?

https://www.lifewire.com/how-much-free-drive-space-needed-2260187

 

Patent shows off how a Surface with a folding display could work

https://www.windowscentral.com/patent-shows-how-folding-surface-could-work

 

Apple starts selling diabetes monitors in its stores

One Drop tracks blood sugar through your iPhone and Apple Watch.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/apple-diabetes-products-in-stores/

 

This Windows 10 mini PC is discounted by almost 50%

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3404523/this-windows-10-mini-pc-is-discounted-by-almost-50.html

 

How to set up your TV for the perfect picture

Your guide to setting up a picture-perfect television

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/television/tv-setup-guide-14-tips-for-getting-the-best-picture-quality-out-of-your-tv-1249665

 

Best free Google Calendar alternatives for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-free-google-calendar-alternatives-for-windows-pc

 

Phishing Websites Increase Adoption of HTTPS

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-websites-increase-adoption-of-https/

 

With the VCS, Atari Wants to Build a Raspberry Pi for the Living Room

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/293264-with-the-vcs-atari-wants-to-build-a-raspberry-pi-for-the-living-room

 

[PHONE SCAMS] Who is Most Gullible?Category: Telephony

https://askbobrankin.com/phone_scams_who_is_most_gullible.html

 

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

 

Update your Firefox browser now, there’s an emergency patch you’ll want

Hackers are actually exploiting this zero-day flaw, a researcher warns

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18684272/firefox-zero-day-flaw-browser-attacks-crypto-patch

 

HOW TO USE HYPER-V QUICK CREATE TO INSTALL UBUNTU 19.04 ON WINDOWS 10

Microsoft Hyper-V now includes an option to quickly create a virtual machine running Ubuntu, and here's how to use the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/hyperv-install-ubuntu-windows-10/

 

Which internet browser is best? Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge or Internet Explorer?

https://www.komando.com/tips/571948/which-internet-browser-is-best

 

Scammers Hack GoDaddy Accounts To Send Spam For Shady Products

To beat the spam filters, the scammers came up with devious solution: They've been breaking into legitimate web hosting accounts on GoDaddy to help them serve up messages promoting websites offering snake oil products.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368004/scammers-hack-godaddy-accounts-to-send-spam-for-shady-produc?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How to Eliminate Your Information from People Searches

https://www.maketecheasier.com/eliminate-people-searches-information/

 

The Cardiogram app can finally tap into Fitbit's heart rate sensors

Versa, Ionic, and Inspire users can now visualize how stress, diet, or exercise affect their heart beat.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3405178/cardiogram-fitbit.html

 

How to Reset Your Mac's PRAM or NVRAM (Parameter RAM)

Resetting your Mac's parameter RAM can fix many woes

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-reset-mac-pram-or-nvram-2260839

 

Razer's DeathAdder mouse crosses 10 million units sold

The DeathAdder cemented its place as one of the most popular gaming mice by crossing 10 million units sold.

https://www.windowscentral.com/razers-deathadder-mouse-crosses-10-million-sold-big-discount-coming-prime-day

 

Facebook tweaks terms of service to better explain user rights

The changes are in response to demands by the European Commission.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/facebook-tweaks-terms-of-service-to-better-explain-user-rights/

 

OWC unveils its Envoy Pro Ex with USB-C, an external NVMe drive promising 980MBps speed

It offers a weather-resistant case and capacities up to 2TB.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3404619/owc-unveils-its-envoy-pro-ex-with-usb-c-an-external-nvme-drive-promising-980mbps-speed.html

 

How to delete a page in Word

Give your backspace a break

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-delete-a-page-in-word

 

How to uninstall 3D Builder App in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-uninstall-3d-builder-app-in-windows-10

 

Mozilla Firefox 67.0.4 Fixes Second Actively Exploited Zero-Day

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/mozilla-firefox-6704-fixes-second-actively-exploited-zero-day/

 

Flaw in Alaris medical devices exposes infusion pumps to possible sabotage

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/flaw-in-alaris-medical-devices-exposes-infusion-pumps-to-possible-sabotage/

 

See My Tips For Online ShoppingCategory: Shopping

https://askbobrankin.com/see_my_tips_for_online_shopping.html

 

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

Hey Google, beat the traffic.

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

 

Samsung’s Space Monitor solves the big monitor problem

Yes, it just comes with a fancy monitor arm

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/11/18661401/samsung-space-monitor-32-review-price-specs-features

 

How to set up a network share folder with multiple names on Windows 10

You can share the same folder with different names and permissions, and this guide, you'll learn how to set this is up on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-network-share-folder-multiple-names-windows-10/

 

Hacker steals financial data from online food delivery service - check your accounts

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574518/payment-info-stolen-from-food-delivery-service

 

Chrome 74 Adds Dark Mode and a Stronger Incognito Mode

Google's doing a slow rollout for both features, though, so you'll have to wait or use these workarounds to get dark mode and stealthier incognito on Chrome.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367963/chrome-74-adds-dark-mode-and-a-stronger-incognito-mode?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How to Set Up the XFCE Desktop Environment on Arch Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-up-xfce-arch-linux/

 

iPadOS changes everything and nothing about Apple’s vision for the tablet

The real changes are hopefully still in store.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3405160/ipados-13-changes-everything-and-nothing-about-the-apples-vision-for-the-tablet.html

 

Use OS X Combo Updates to Correct Installation Problems

https://www.lifewire.com/use-os-x-combo-updates-to-correct-installation-problems-2260836

 

Best Inkjet Printer for Under $100 in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-inkjet-printer-under-100

 

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules

It'll also downrank the flagged tweets in its algorithms.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/twitter-label-tweets-breaking-rules-politicians-public-interest/

 

Who owns that shady website? These tools provide the details

The ICANN and other databases can help you find out.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398629/how-to-find-out-who-owns-that-shady-website.html

 

How to record your screen

Record your screen and capture all the action.

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/record-your-screen

 

Kodi vs Stremio comparison – Which is better?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/kodi-vs-stremio

 

Turla Espionage Group Hacks OilRig APT Infrastructure

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/turla-espionage-group-hacks-oilrig-apt-infrastructure/

 

ACLU warns security cameras could lead to surveillance

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/the-aclu-is-calling-for-increased-awareness-of-the-possibility-for-millions-of-surveillance-cameras-to-turn-into-ai-security-guards/

 

Will Your Files and Photos Last 1000 Years?Category: Backup

You might be surprised to learn that standard CD and DVD discs have an expected lifespan of just 3 to 5 years. If your precious memories are backed up on optical discs, you might want to go looking for a medium that will protect your documents and photos a bit longer. How about a solution that promises 1000 years? Read on...

https://askbobrankin.com/will_your_files_and_photos_last_1000_years.html

 

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox 'Project Scarlett' console packs Ryzen, Radeon Navi, SSDs, and ray-tracing

Here's what you need to know about Xbox's Project Scarlett and Project xCloud.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3400866/microsoft-next-gen-xbox-project-scarlett-console-reveal.html

 

How to transfer old Android apps into a new phone

Keep your favorite apps, even if they’re no longer in the Play Store

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18661705/android-apps-transfer-new-phone-how-to-legacy-old

 

How to add images to Sticky Notes on Windows 10

Sticky Notes 3.6 allows you to add images to your notes on Windows 10, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/add-images-sticky-notes-windows-10/

 

Update now! Attackers exploit browser's 'critical' security flaw

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574602/update-now-attackers-exploit-browsers-critical-security-flaw

 

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

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

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/331733/how-to-create-an-anonymous-email-account?i10c.encReferrer=

 

RFID Blocking Wallet: Are They Useful?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/rfid-blocking-wallet/

 

How to Delete File in Linux by using command and GUI

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/delete-file-in-linux/

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Feds nab top exec on allegations he hacked a competitor, stole info… about school lunches?!

The cutthroat world of children's food in the spotlight

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/06/school_lunch_data/

 

Norsk Hydro puts cost of cyber attack at $52 million

March ransomware attack forced the firm to revert to manual processes

https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/3074971/norsk-hydro-cyber-attack-cost

 

Tech Support Scam Employs New Trick by Using Iframe to Freeze Browsers

https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/tech-support-scam-employs-new-trick-by-using-iframe-to-freeze-browsers/

 

No, you're not growing horns because of your phone

Multiple reports suggest our reliance on phones may be causing us to grow weird horns in the back of our head. But that's not the case.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/no-youre-not-growing-horns-because-of-your-phone/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Google Chrome’s Hover Cards: My New Favorite Thing I Didn’t Know I Wanted

https://www.howtogeek.com/423816/google-chrome%E2%80%99s-hover-cards-is-my-new-favorite-thing-i-didn%E2%80%99t-know-i-wanted/

 

Screenshot on Mac Not Working? 4 Ways to Fix It

Fix the screenshot feature and get back to capturing images

https://www.lifewire.com/screenshot-on-mac-not-working-5-ways-to-fix-it-4584629

 

Behavioural advertising is out of control, warns UK watchdog

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/20/behavioural-advertising-is-out-of-control-warns-uk-watchdog/

 

Affordable phone plans with no contractual commitments starting at $5

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3404467/affordable-phone-plans-with-no-contractual-commitments-starting-at-5.html

 

Japan is developing a computer virus to fight cyberattacks, claim reports

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/japan-is-developing-a-computer-virus-to-fight-cyberattacks-claim-reports-21122.html

 

Report: Most Of World Now Online

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10544/report-most-world-now-online

 

The Teeny Tiny Palm Phone Is Now Available Unlocked

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/293463-the-teeny-tiny-palm-phone-is-now-available-unlocked

 

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10

The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis navigation sensor.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/atom-powered-34-atomic-pi-a-music-friendly-sbc-for-creators-that-runs-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

TP-Link Kasa Cam Outdoor KC200 review: an affordable, easy-to-install outdoor security camera

This weather-resistant camera delivers great video and accurate event detection.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3392861/tp-link-kasa-cam-outdoor-kc200-review.html?utm_date=20190627021655

 

New Phishing Campaign From 'FBI Director Wray' is Hysterical

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-phishing-campaign-from-fbi-director-wray-is-hysterical

 

Millions of Dell PCs Vulnerable to Attack: Patch Now

UPDATED with comment from Dell and additional information from SafeBreach.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/dell-supportassist-flaw,news-30414.html

 

Nvidia Jetson Nano vs. Raspberry Pi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/nvidia-jetson-nano-vs-raspberry-pi/

 

Americans Show Bipartisan Support for Breaking Up Facebook

Around 40 percent of Americans and majorities among both liberals and conservatives are in favor of antitrust action against Facebook, according to a recent Business Insider survey.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368409/americans-show-bipartisan-support-for-breaking-up-facebook?i10c.encReferrer=

 

If you have one of these popular Wi-Fi extenders, it needs to be patched right now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574767/if-you-have-one-of-these-popular-wi-fi-extenders-it-needs-to-be-patched-right-now

 

New Nokia tech may double your phone's battery life

That'll be especially handy when 5G comes around and sucks up all that power -- but the Nokia research likely won't arrive for years.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/new-battery-tech-may-double-the-life-of-your-smartphone/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Microsoft Still Isn’t Testing Windows 10’s Next October Update

https://www.howtogeek.com/423824/microsoft-still-isnt-testing-windows-10s-next-october-update/

 

Using the Apple Hardware Test to Diagnose Problems

https://www.lifewire.com/use-apple-hardware-test-over-internet-to-diagnose-problems-2259973

 

A Netflix hack lets you feel the action in a scene by vibrating your phone

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/20/a-netflix-hack-lets-you-feel-the-action-in-a-scene-by-vibrating-your-phone/

 

Microsoft adds OneDrive Personal Vault to secure your critical files and increases storage options

Microsoft's OneDrive Personal Vault locks down a portion of your OneDrive cloud storage with time-limited two-factor authentication.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3405158/microsoft-adds-onedrive-personal-vault-to-secure-your-critical-files-and-increases-storage-options.html

 

How To Make a Bootable Windows 10 USB On Linux Using WoeUSB

WoeUSB is a Linux tool for creating bootable Windows USB sticks for installing Windows, from an ISO or DVD image.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/how-to-make-bootable-windows-10-usb-on.html

 

How to Install Java on Ubuntu 19.04 [Complete Guide] (don't install Java unless you have a compelling need)

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/install-java-on-ubuntu/

 

PCI Express 6.0 With 256GB/s Coming in 2022 Because Screw Bandwidth Constraints

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293451-pci-express-6-0-with-256gb-s-coming-in-2022

 

How to create and edit Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides offline

Learn how to create and edit Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides without an internet connection in Chrome or on Android and iOS devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-and-edit-google-docs-sheets-and-slides-offline/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

SimpleSENCE Home Leak & Freeze Detector review: No hub, no frills

This $60 Wi-Fi water leak detector only does the basics, but it does them well.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3390987/simplesence-home-leak-freeze-detector-review.html?utm_date=20190627021812

 

What Is Ransomware?

Ransomware is defined as vicious malware that locks users out of their devices or blocks access to files until a sum of money or ransom is paid. Ransomware attacks cause downtime, data loss, possible intellectual property theft, and in certain industries an attack is considered a data breach.

https://www.knowbe4.com/ransomware

 

Zombie Flaw Hits Microsoft Office Users: Protect Yourself Now

Sometimes what should be dead never truly dies. An ancient vulnerability in Microsoft Office, patched in November 2017, is still being successfully used to attack Windows systems that have never been properly updated.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/microsoft-old-flaw-attacks,news-30303.html

 

76% of Mobile Apps Have a Vulnerability, with Greater Chance on Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/76-percent-mobile-apps-vulnerability/

 

How to Save Battery Life on Your iPhone

Tired of constantly charging your iPhone? These Apple iPhone battery tips and tricks will help get you through the day without a charge.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/290104/8-iphone-battery-tips-and-tricks?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Recall alert! Batteries in certain Apple laptops could pose fire risk - how to check yours

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574968/apple-macbook-battery-recall

 

Foxconn founder wants Apple to move plants from China to Taiwan

"I am calling on Apple to come to Taiwan," Foxconn founder and Taiwan presidential candidate Terry Gou reportedly says.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/foxconn-founder-wants-apple-to-move-plants-from-china-to-taiwan/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How to Back Up Android Photos and Videos to the Cloud

https://www.howtogeek.com/416356/how-to-back-up-android-photos-and-videos-to-the-cloud/

 

Resetting the SMC (System Management Controller) on Your Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-smc-system-management-controller-on-mac-2260840

 

Google ramps up competition with Facebook Pages with new tools for local businesses

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/20/google-ramps-up-competition-with-facebook-pages-with-new-tools-for-local-businesses/

 

The 1TB Samsung QVO, our favorite budget SSD, is the cheapest it's ever been today

The Samsung QVO is our favorite budget SSD, and today you can get the 1TB version for under $100.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3404473/the-1tb-samsung-qvo-our-favorite-budget-ssd-is-the-cheapest-its-ever-been-today.html

 

What can be done about the growing threat of spoofing?

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/what-can-be-done-about-the-growing-threat-of-spoofing/

 

Mobile Chrome Users Could Be Scammed

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10543/mobile-chrome-users-could-be-scammed

 

Alexa Guard Now Available on All Echo Speakers in the U.S.

https://www.thurrott.com/smart-home/206607/alexa-guard-now-available-on-all-echo-speakers-in-the-u-s?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_qMm18TUEIyFOHZSJ8WdV7gWU94qvZ7acHNBgRLWOlIxLevCo4vs__p_RgAThumNq8fWQ9MjhBeh3fFJK1EuMBxngG4Q&_hsmi=72664279

 

How to turn off background apps in Microsoft Windows 10

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-turn-off-background-apps-in-microsoft-windows-10/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

The best indoor air quality monitors: Identify the pollutants that can compromise your health and comfort

Whether you suffer from allergies or asthma or just want to optimize your indoor environment, these devices will give you insight into the air you're breathing.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3356448/best-indoor-air-quality-monitor.html

 

[Heads-up] Scary New MegaCortex Ransomware Strain Discovered That Targets Your Business Network

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-scary-new-megacortex-ransomware-strain-discovered-that-targets-your-business-network

 

Lenovo Unveils World's First Foldable PC, and I Tried It

Intel says that it will be at least two years before laptops with foldable screens take off, but someone forgot to tell that to Lenovo, which just unveiled a prototype for a new foldable ThinkPad running Windows that will go on sale in 2020.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/lenovo-foldable-thinkpad-x1-release-date-specs,news-30065.html

 

Easily Make Tor Faster with These Tips

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-tor-faster/

 

Make a DIY Amazon Echo Clone With Raspberry Pi for Under $30

https://www.geek.com/deals-2/make-a-diy-amazon-echo-clone-with-raspberry-pi-for-under-30-1787607/

 

Google exterminates frustrating Bluetooth bugs

https://www.komando.com/tips/573723/android-exterminates-bluetooth-bugs

 

Amazon Prime Day 2019: All of the best deals on laptops, Chromebooks and tablets

Score major discounts on computers from Acer, Asus, Google, Lenovo, Samsung and others.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/amazon-prime-day-2019-all-of-the-best-deals-on-laptops-chromebooks-and-tablets/?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=19

 

How to Use Google Chrome’s Hidden Reader Mode

https://www.howtogeek.com/423643/how-to-use-google-chromes-hidden-reader-mode/

 

How to Reset a Mac's Administrator Account Password

Don't be locked out because you forgot your Mac administrator username

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-administrator-accounts-password-2259977

 

Netflix reveals the top TVs it thinks you should use to binge watch in 2019

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/19/top-tvs-for-netflix-2019/

 

How to avoid Internet fraud, scams, phishing and other cybercrime

Thoroughly research online businesses before you put your money down.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3399816/how-to-avoid-internet-fraud-scams-phishing-and-other-cybercrime.html

 

Mirai malware family variants rack up exploit totals

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/mirai-malware-family-variants-rack-up-exploit-totals/

 

How to Install Node js in Ubuntu 19.04 [Two Methods]

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/install-node-js-in-ubuntu/

 

WhatsApp Users Targeted in Spyware Attack

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/206611/whatsapp-users-targeted-in-spyware-attack?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_qMm18TUEIyFOHZSJ8WdV7gWU94qvZ7acHNBgRLWOlIxLevCo4vs__p_RgAThumNq8fWQ9MjhBeh3fFJK1EuMBxngG4Q&_hsmi=72664279

 

How to tell the difference between apt-get upgrade, apt-get dist-upgrade, and do-release-upgrade

Don't confuse the three commands used for upgrading a Debian- or Ubuntu-based machine. Instead, learn what each can do.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-tell-the-difference-between-apt-get-upgrade-apt-get-dist-upgrade-and-do-release-upgrade/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

An alarmingly simple cyberattack hit electrical systems serving LA and Salt Lake, but power never went down

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/02/ddos-attack-caused-interruptions-in-power-system-operations-doe.html

 

GitHub-Hosted Malware Targets Accountants With Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/github-hosted-malware-targets-accountants-with-ransomware/

 

Trend Micro Antivirus Software: Thorough but Heavy

Trend Micro offers excellent malware protection, but the program's system-performance impact is unusually heavy.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/trend-micro,review-3984.html

 

The Five Best Journaling Apps for Windows Desktop

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

 

Get $66 Off the Beats Pill+ Portable Speaker

Head over to Amazon to get a black Beats Pill+ Portable Speaker for only $113.99 — $66 off its usual retail price of $179.95.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368421/get-66-off-the-beats-pill-portable-speaker?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Robocall revenge: How some consumers are fighting back (and you can too)

https://www.komando.com/tips/573696/robocall-revenge-how-some-consumers-are-fighting-back-and-you-can-too

 

Set up your Google Home speaker the right way

There's so much you can do with your Google Home, but first, you have to get it working.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/set-up-your-google-home-speaker-the-right-way/?i10c.encReferrer=

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Google's next-gen Assistant blows past Siri with 10x speeds and deeper awareness of your life

It knows what you did last summer, and that's a good thing

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3393963/next-gen-google-assistant-features-personal-references-driving.html?utm_date=20190627020707

 

Spying on personal alarms and GPS trackers is as simple as sending an SMS

https://www.bitdefender.com/box/blog/iot-news/spying-personal-alarms-gps-trackers-simple-sending-sms/#new_tab

 

Cortana Not Working? 8 Ways to Fix It Fast

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-cortana-4151935

 

Windows 10 version 1903 download using ‘Update Assistant’

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

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

 

Google Pixel 3a XL Preview

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/206513/google-pixel-3a-xl-preview?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_qG_JC4HSXHx8G0eMWCCHriPFWDbmt3P2yHDxnxtcGr4F3Zk5nnlIM5Ycv4v2j4GYe7sEV856-kadjMO9vg0dP_5cIhg&_hsmi=72612021

 

Hulu with Live TV review: Frustrating menus, limited DVR spoil the deal

Basic Hulu is beloved for its low price and massive stable of on-demand shows, but the live TV version falls short of other premium cord cutter competitors.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/hulu-with-live-tv-review-frustrating-menus-limited-dvr-spoil-the-deal/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Students pull off below-the-belt mailing list prank

https://www.grahamcluley.com/students-pull-off-below-the-belt-mailing-list-prank/

 

Pixel 3a and 3a XL: Do the missing features justify the savings?

The newly-announced midrange Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL cut a few corners to reach an attractive price tag. TechRepublic explores how this affects business users.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/pixel-3a-and-3a-xl-do-the-missing-features-justify-the-savings/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How to Access and Use the Windows C Drive in Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-c-drive-linux/

 

How to Update AMD Graphics Drivers in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/update-amd-graphics-drivers-windows/

 

Researchers: Android Bloatware a Security Risk

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10550/researchers-android-bloatware-security-risk

 

Twitter takes down thousands of state-affiliated malicious accounts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apts-cyberespionage/twitter-shutdown-nearly-5000-accounts-tied-to-the-iranian-government-and-is-archiving-the-tweets-from-the-accounts-in-a-public-database/

 

Samsung's fast, spacious 512GB Evo Select microSD card gets a gargantuan 50% discount

That's by far its lowest price yet

https://www.techhive.com/article/3393451/samsungs-fast-spacious-512gb-evo-select-microsd-card-gets-a-gargantuan-50-discount.html?utm_date=20190627020801

 

Google’s Stadia Is About to Crash Against ISP Data Caps

https://www.howtogeek.com/424037/googles-stadia-is-about-to-crash-against-isp-data-caps/

 

Be careful! These major companies are not protecting your personal data

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574428/be-careful-these-major-companies-are-not-protecting-your-personal-data

 

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/g00/commentary/368383/will-googles-new-privacy-plans-really-protect-you-from-goog?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Why Your Laptop Is Running So Slow?

Tips to speed up your laptop so it runs like new again

https://www.lifewire.com/why-is-laptop-slow-4147167

 

How to clean install Windows 10 version 1903, May 2019 Update

VIDEO: The best way to get Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, is doing a clean installation — Here's why and how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/clean-install-windows-10-1903-may-2019-update/

 

Google Pixel 3a XL Follow-Up

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/android/206598/google-pixel-3a-xl-follow-up?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_qMm18TUEIyFOHZSJ8WdV7gWU94qvZ7acHNBgRLWOlIxLevCo4vs__p_RgAThumNq8fWQ9MjhBeh3fFJK1EuMBxngG4Q&_hsmi=72664279

 

Facebook co-founder says Libra will give corporations too much power

Chris Hughes has spoken out against Facebook's cryptocurrency project, calling it "frightening."

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/facebook-co-founder-says-libra-will-give-corporations-too-much-power/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

RobbinHood ransomware attack brings down parts of City of Baltimore’s computer network

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/ransomware-baltimore-network/#new_tab

 

How to securely delete files in Linux with srm

Don't entrust the deletion of sensitive data to the standard tools. Install this handy data wipe command for a more secure removal.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-securely-delete-files-in-linux-with-srm/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Ubuntu to Collect Your PC Data: What This Means for You

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-data-collection/

 

How to Turn Your Old Android Phone into a Dash Cam

https://www.maketecheasier.com/turn-android-phone-into-dashcam/

 

How to Add User to Group in Linux Ubuntu 19.04

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/add-user-to-group-in-linux-ubuntu/

 

Supreme Court Rules on Apple's App Price Fixing

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10548/supreme-court-rules-apples-app-price-fixing

 

U.S. defense, intel ramp up efforts to insert malware in Russia’s grid

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/u-s-defense-intel-ramp-up-efforts-to-insert-malware-in-russias-grid/

 

Wyze Sense review: This $20 sensor system is a steal for security DIYers

This starter kit of two contact sensors and one motion sensor extends the capabilities of Wyze's affordable security cameras.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3391366/wyze-sense-review.html?utm_date=20190627021244

 

How to Disable Images in Chrome’s Address Bar Search Suggestions

https://www.howtogeek.com/423971/how-to-disable-images-in-chromes-address-bar-search-suggestions/

 

Over 100 million PC owners at risk from new security flaw

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575202/over-100-million-pc-owners-at-risk-for-new-security-flaw

 

Microsoft, Sony Team Up on Game Streaming, AI

No, they're not launching a joint game-streaming platform, but Sony might use Microsoft's cloud infrastructure to deliver PlayStation Now. Many enterprises use Azure to deliver applications and manage online databases, but the news is still surprising.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368419/microsoft-sony-team-up-on-game-streaming-ai?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Important Reasons NOT to Download DLL Files

Need to download a missing DLL file? Think twice

https://www.lifewire.com/important-reasons-not-to-download-dll-files-2624455

 

How to boot in Safe Mode on Windows 10

You can start your PC in Safe Mode to access to troubleshoot and fix Windows 10 problems — Here are four ways you can access this environment.

https://pureinfotech.com/safe-mode-windows-10/

 

Tip: Auto-Delete Web and App Activity from Google

https://www.thurrott.com/google/206526/tip-auto-delete-web-and-app-activity-from-google?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_qG_JC4HSXHx8G0eMWCCHriPFWDbmt3P2yHDxnxtcGr4F3Zk5nnlIM5Ycv4v2j4GYe7sEV856-kadjMO9vg0dP_5cIhg&_hsmi=72612021

 

Controlling electronics with your mind!

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/controlling-electronics-with-your-mind/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Ever app users uploaded billions of photos, unaware they were being used to build a facial recognition system

https://www.grahamcluley.com/ever-app-users-uploaded-billions-of-photos-unaware-they-were-being-used-to-build-a-facial-recognition-system/

 

How to add horizontal lines to a Word 2016 document

There's not one, but two easy ways to insert a horizontal line into a Word document.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-horizontal-lines-to-a-word-2016-document/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

7 Great Open-Source Security Apps You’re Not Using

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-open-source-security-apps/

 

4 of the Best Bitlocker Alternatives

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-bitlocker-alternatives/

 

How to check List users in Linux | Complete Guide for Beginners

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/list-users-linux/

 

Google Is Done Making Tablets

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/293602-google-is-done-making-tablets

 

ps_mem Shows Per-Program Memory Usage On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/psmem-shows-per-program-memory-usage-on.html

 

Tablo Quad DVR review: The best gets bigger

More tuners and more features help Tablo maintain its edge.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3394861/tablo-quad-dvr-review.html?utm_date=20190627021504

 

How to Take Full Page Screenshots in Google Chrome Without Using an Extension

https://www.howtogeek.com/423558/how-to-take-full-page-screenshots-in-google-chrome-without-using-an-extension/

 

Searching for a business using Google Maps? How to tell fake from legit listings

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575172/google-maps-fake-business-listings

 

Google Live Transcribe Will Tell You About Dog Barks, Door Knocks

You'll also soon be able to copy and save transcripts generated by Live Transcribe, a feature students may find helpful.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368420/google-live-transcribe-will-tell-you-about-dog-barks-door-k?i10c.encReferrer=

 

MacBook Pro Won't Turn On? Different Ways to Fix It

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-macbook-pro-that-wont-turn-on-4579948

 

How to get out of Safe Mode on Windows 10

Stuck inside Safe Mode? Then this how you get out of the mode to boot Windows 10 normally.

https://pureinfotech.com/get-out-safe-mode-windows-10/

 

Lenovo Previews a Foldable ThinkPad Tablet

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/206588/lenovo-previews-a-foldable-thinkpad-tablet?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_qMm18TUEIyFOHZSJ8WdV7gWU94qvZ7acHNBgRLWOlIxLevCo4vs__p_RgAThumNq8fWQ9MjhBeh3fFJK1EuMBxngG4Q&_hsmi=72664279

 

Cyberattack on Border Patrol subcontractor worse than previously reported

Hackers made off with more than just photos, says The Washington Post.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/cyberattack-on-border-patrol-subcontractor-worse-than-previously-reported/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Despite warnings, most people still don’t change their passwords

64% of people use the same password for some, or even all, of their online accounts, while only 21% use a different password for each account.

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/05/13/people-password-habits/

 

PopClip is the Swiss Army knife macOS lacks

PopClip is a pop-up menu for macOS that enables myriad actions every time you highlight text, making commonly performed actions easier to access and execute. Here's how PopClip works.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/popclip-is-the-swiss-army-knife-macos-lacks/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

What’s the Best Firefox Alternative Browser for Linux?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-firefox-alternative-browser-linux/

 

Save Your Vital Graphics with Recovery Toolbox for CorelDRAW

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recovery-toolbox-for-coreldraw-review/

 

A Rogue Raspberry Pi Let Hackers Into NASA’s JPL Network

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/293563-a-rogue-raspberry-pi-let-hackers-into-nasas-jpl-network

 

Wireless Sniffer Kismet 2019-04-R1 Adds New Web UI, Support For Non-WiFi Captures

A new major Kismet version has been released, almost 3 years after the previous stable release. The new 2019-04-R1 version features a massively rewritten code base, a new web UI, support for non-WiFi capture types, and much more.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/wireless-sniffer-kismet-2019-04-r1-adds.html

 

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

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

https://www.techhive.com/article/3395496/amazon-s-new-alexa-guard-adds-new-security-features.html?utm_date=20190627021543

 

Why Windows 10 Says Your Wi-Fi Network “Isn’t Secure”

https://www.howtogeek.com/423708/why-windows-10-says-your-wi-fi-network-isnt-secure/

 

Google Chrome now lets you flag scam websites

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/574797/google-chrome-now-lets-you-flag-scam-websites

 

You May Be Able to Find Invisible Malware, But Getting Rid of It Isn't Easy

There are ways to tell if a system is infected with invisible malware, at least in some cases. But even once it's found, doing something to kill it can be extremely difficult. Here's why.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/368382/you-may-be-able-to-find-invisible-malware-but-the-fix-is-ha?i10c.encReferrer=

 

What to Do If Your Mac's Continuity Camera Is Not Working

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshoot-continuity-camera-4588895

 

OneDrive gets Personal Vault feature to store sensitive files

Microsoft unveils Personal Vault feature for OneDrive designed with stronger security to store sensitive files.

https://pureinfotech.com/onedrive-personal-vault-store-sensitive-files/

 

Facebook sues analytics firm Rankwave over alleged data misuse

Facebook is suing a South Korean firm it accuses of unlawfully using data to sell marketing and advertising.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48236600

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903, new features

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL-9Q_DnVzAVVLyWQStjkliCXfIjNbmSsZ&v=YcP1hhej5So&t=0s

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Tue 1657 06/25/2019

Student debt scams flourish with rise in robocalls, advocates say

College graduates across the country saddled with student debt have become prime targets for "bad actors" eager for a piece of the student loan industry.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/education/student-debt-scams-flourish-rise-robocalls-advocates-say-n1016921

 

How to Fix It When You Can't Connect to Steam

What to do when you get a pesky network error

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-eliminate-steam-network-connection-errors-4684629

 

How to Add Alternative Text to an Object in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/424208/how-to-add-alternative-text-to-an-object-in-microsoft-word/

 

How to Schedule iOS Text Messages With the Shortcuts App

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-schedule-ios-text-messages-with-the-shortcuts-ap-1835617471

 

5 Google Home commands you'll use every single day

Your Google Home smart speaker will soon become one of your most-used tools.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/5-google-home-commands-youll-use-every-single-day/

 

Firefox will use BITS on Windows for updates going forward

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/24/firefox-will-use-bits-on-windows-for-updates-going-forward/

 

The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Linux Mint

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ebooks/linux-mint-beginners-guide/

 

How to Access Your Google Drive Account on Ubuntu

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/access-google-drive-ubuntu/

 

A word of warning about Android upgrades in 2019

As the fine print surrounding a certain new device reminds us, it's more important than ever to think carefully about what you're actually getting when you buy an Android phone.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404896/android-upgrades-2019.html

 

[Fix] All Bookmarks, Add-ons and Settings Lost, Mozilla Firefox Opens Like a Fresh Installation With New Blank Profile

https://www.askvg.com/fix-all-bookmarks-add-ons-and-settings-lost-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

Samsung Exec: Galaxy Fold ‘Ready to Hit the Market’

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/293597-samsung-exec-galaxy-fold-ready-to-hit-the-market

 

Venmo transaction scraped in privacy warning to consumers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/venmo-transaction-scraped-in-privacy-warning-to-consumers/

 

Criptext

Make sure that nobody, but the desired recipient can access the emails you send them and increase email communications via this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/E-mail/Criptext.shtml

 

Carbanak Attack: Two Hours to Total Compromise

Investigation of the cybercrime group's attack on an East European bank shows how some attackers require very little time to broaden their access and establish persistence on a network.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/carbanak-attack-two-hours-to-total-compromise/d/d-id/1334876

 

The Best Password Managers for 2019

Still using your kid's birthday as your universal password? You're heading toward trouble. With a password manager, you can have a unique and strong password for every secure website. We've evaluated two dozen of the best password managers to help you choose.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/300318/the-best-password-managers?i10c.encReferrer=

 

US launches cyberattack against Iran, here's what happened

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575715/us-launches-cyberattack-against-iran

 

What to Do When Windows 10 is Stuck in Airplane Mode

Get your connections back so you can move on

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-windows-10-stuck-in-airplane-mode-4589190

 

How to Enable Tamper Protection for Windows Security on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/423970/how-to-enable-tamper-protection-for-windows-security-on-windows-10/

 

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-block-annoying-spam-calls-and-texts-in-android-n-1785691168

 

JBL’s mighty little tower speaker is a keeper

Don’t misjudge JBL’s Stage A 170 by its plain vanilla looks, it’s a little powerhouse!

https://www.cnet.com/news/jbls-mighty-little-tower-speaker-is-a-keeper/

 

Mozilla might launch Firefox Premium in 2019

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/09/mozilla-might-launch-firefox-premium-in-2019/

 

How to Fix Ubuntu Freezing in VirtualBox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-ubuntu-freezing-virtualbox/

 

How to Protect Your Most Sensitive Data Information With Tomb

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/protect-data-tomb/

 

How to Remove Directory in Linux by command and GUI

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-remove-directory-in-linux/

 

[Tip] How to Enable or Disable New “WebRender” Feature in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-enable-or-disable-new-webrender-feature-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

‘Reset’ Nest Cams Could Still Send Video to Previous Owners

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/293576-reset-nest-cams-could-still-send-video-to-previous-owners

 

Instagram testing simpler method to retrieve hacked accounts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/instagram-testing-simpler-method-to-retrieve-hacked-accounts/

 

Cyberduck

Highly intuitive program that supports FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and other connections, and helps you download and upload files, create bookmarks and limit the bandwidth

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/FTP-Clients/Cyberduck.shtml

 

2.8 Billion US Consumer Records Lost in 2018

Healthcare breaches grew 400%, study shows.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/28-billion-us-consumer-records-lost-in-2018/d/d-id/1334875

 

Reusable iPhones Are Getting Scrapped Due to Anti-Theft Feature

An electronics recycler in Colorado has scrapped tens of thousands of old, but reusable smartphones because their previous owners forgot to deactivate onboard anti-theft systems.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367775/reusable-iphones-are-getting-scrapped-due-to-anti-theft-feat?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Find out what Apple knows about you

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/461033/find-out-what-information-apple-has-collected-on-you

 

8 Ways to Fix It When Your Webcam Is Not Working

Don't rush out and buy a new one just yet

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-it-when-webcam-is-not-working-4588517

 

How to Stop People from Stealing Your Packages

https://www.howtogeek.com/422947/how-to-stop-people-from-stealing-your-packages/

 

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist

https://lifehacker.com/block-sites-from-google-results-with-ublacklist-1835590882

 

FCC commissioner wants Huawei gear out of US networks

Democrat Geoffrey Starks says the US government should replace risky Chinese telecommunications gear and fund rural carriers as part of the effort.

https://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-commissioner-wants-huawei-gear-out-of-us-networks/

 

Bug affects Windows 10 version 1809 shutdown and sleep negatively

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/25/bug-affects-windows-10-version-1809-shutdown-and-sleep-negatively/

 

Video Speed Controller

Video Speed Controller allows you to speed up, slow down, advance and rewind any HTML5 video with quick shortcuts.

https://www.maketecheasier.com/software/video-speed-controller/

 

The Best Chromebook 2-in-1 Convertible Laptops

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-chromebook-convertible-laptops/

 

13 easy-to-miss iOS 13 improvements you’ll want to use

As iPhone users begin exploring the iOS 13 public beta that is now available, here are some easy-to-miss features they should remember to check out.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404490/13-easy-to-miss-ios-13-improvements-youll-want-to-use.html

 

[Fix] Disable Forced Dark Theme Mode in Google Chrome in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/fix-disable-forced-dark-theme-mode-in-google-chrome-in-windows-10/

 

Cast Media to Device from Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/28189-cast-media-device-microsoft-edge-windows-10-a.html

 

How To Change Username On Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint Or Fedora

This is a step by step guide on how to change your username on Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint (and other Linux distributions based on Debian/Ubuntu), and Fedora.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/how-to-change-username-on-ubuntu-debian.html

 

Opera

Web browser with built-in VPN, ad blocker, battery saver, YouTube pop-outs, speed dial and extensions support wrapped up in a customizable interface

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Opera-for-Windows-without-Java.shtml

 

Robbinhood: Inside the Ransomware That Slammed Baltimore

Attackers appear to have used a ransomware-as-a-service platform to wage the attack.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/robbinhood-inside-the-ransomware-that-slammed-baltimore/d/d-id/1334874

 

17 Secret Tricks and Tips Inside iOS 12

Many are big, flashy, in-your-face features. Just as many are little hidden iPhone and iPad tricks that only a true Apple iOS aficionado will find fascinating.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/365974/17-secret-tricks-and-tips-inside-ios-12?i10c.encReferrer=

 

RoboCop reality: robots and drone patrols coming to your neighborhood

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575208/robocop-reality-robots-now-being-used-for-surveillance-and-law-enforcement

 

What to Do When Windows 10 Won’t Shut Down

A troubleshooting guide for getting Windows 10 to shut down properly

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-when-windows-won-t-shut-down-4586330

 

How to Create a Slide Master in Microsoft PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/423921/how-to-create-a-slide-master-in-microsoft-powerpoint/

 

How to Create a Great Podcast, According to the Professionals

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-create-a-great-podcast-according-to-the-profess-1835496121

 

How to install the Ring Door View Cam

https://www.cnet.com/videos/how-to-install-the-ring-door-view-cam/

 

Raspberry Pi 4 is out in all its glory

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/25/raspberry-pi-4-is-out-in-all-its-glory/

 

How to Mount Remote Directories in Linux with SSHFS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mount-remote-directories-linux-sshfs/

 

Getting Started With Linux and Ubuntu

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-beginners-guide/

 

How to Create User in Linux by Adduser in Ubuntu 19.04 | Linux Tutorial

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/create-user-in-linux-by-adduser-in-ubuntu/

 

[Guide] Things to Do After Installing Feature Update in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/guide-things-to-do-after-installing-feature-update-in-windows-10/

 

How to Turn On or Off Narrator Voice Emphasize Formatted Text in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/134979-turn-off-narrator-voice-emphasize-formatted-text-windows-10-a.html

 

Analyze Network Traffic With Termshark, A Terminal UI For TShark (Wireshark)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/analyze-network-traffic-with-termshark.html

 

Black Menu for Google for Firefox

Instantly access the most widely-used Google services directly from your Firefox browser's toolbar with the help of this useful extension

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Black-Menu-for-Firefox.shtml

 

How Today's Cybercriminals Sneak into Your Inbox

The tactics and techniques most commonly used to slip past security defenses and catch employees off guard.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/how-todays-cybercriminals-sneak-into-your-inbox-/d/d-id/1334872

 

14 Tips for Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Security

Public Wi-Fi hotspots can be a hacker's paradise. Following these basic security tips can mean the difference between safe surfing and an ID theft or data-loss nightmare.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/254312/14-tips-for-public-wi-fi-hotspot-security?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.dv=25

 

Robocallers are stooping to an all-time low by attacking hospitals

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575337/robocallers-are-stooping-to-an-all-time-low-by-attacking-hospitals

 

How to Calibrate A Touch-Enabled Display in Windows

If your touchscreen isn't working correctly, it might just need calibration

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-calibrate-a-touch-enabled-display-in-windows-4582253

 

Tracing the Supply Chain Attack on Android

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/06/tracing-the-supply-chain-attack-on-android-2/

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Mon 1656 06/24/2019

You Can Undo Send In Outlook, Just like Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/423308/you-can-undo-send-in-outlook-just-like-gmail/

 

Google releases Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/20/google-releases-suspicious-site-reporter-extension-for-chrome/

 

Never miss an Amazon Prime Day deal in 2019

It only takes a few minutes to stay on top of live deals during Amazon’s shopping blowout.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/never-miss-an-amazon-prime-day-deal-in-2019/

 

New Wave of Malware Targets Unpatched Microsoft Office

https://www.maketecheasier.com/malware-targets-unpatched-microsoft-office/

 

Portable TV-Browser

A reliable electronic program guide that downloads the latest, up-to-date information about all the available TV programs within seconds

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Newsgroups-Feed-Blog-Tools/Portable-TV-Browser.shtml

 

Google Calendar alerts can expose users to phishing scams

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/google-calendar-alerts-can-expose-users-to-phishing-scams/

 

Hunching over phones could cause horn-like bone growth

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/hunching-over-phones-could-cause-horn-like-bone-growth-62366277940

 

CMOS Checksum Error: What It Is And How To Fix It

It's usually just a quick fix

https://www.lifewire.com/cmos-checksum-error-what-it-is-and-how-to-fix-it-4689193

 

Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1

But the company's decision not to stick with a set update schedule when Edge reaches the Stable version raises questions about how quickly the Chromium-based Edge will get security fixes.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404898/microsoft-previews-full-chromium-edge-on-windows-7-windows-81.html

 

Rumor: Intel Could Cut CPU Prices Ahead of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 Launch

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293647-rumor-intel-could-cut-cpu-prices-ahead-of-amds-ryzen-3000-launch

 

How to Install Windows Software on Raspberry Pi Using Wine

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-windows-software-raspberry-pi/

 

Vietnam Rises as Cyberthreat

The country's rapid economic growth and other factors are driving an increase in cybercrime and cyber espionage activity.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/vietnam-rises-as-cyberthreat-/d/d-id/1334890

 

Windows 10 Switches to 'Quick Removal' for USB Drives

We're all used to seeing the Safely Remove Hardware icon for USB drives plugged into a Windows 10 machine, but not for much longer. Microsoft is changing the default option.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367660/windows-10-switches-to-quick-removal-for-usb-drives?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How to use your Android as a key to protect your accounts

https://www.komando.com/tips/561696/how-to-use-your-android-as-a-key-to-protect-your-accounts

 

How to Design Business Cards Using Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/424592/how-to-design-business-cards-using-microsoft-word/

 

Microsoft to enforce updates for devices running Windows 10 version 1803

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/19/microsoft-to-enforce-updates-for-devices-running-windows-10-version-1803/

 

Best cheap true wireless earbuds: Top AirPods alternatives for $100 or less

Looking for an AirPods alternative that costs a lot less? Here are some top budget truly wireless models worth considering.

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-cheap-true-wireless-headphones-top-airpods-alternatives-for-less/

 

Using mySIMBL for Deep macOS Customization

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mysimbl-macos-customization/

 

Glary Tracks Eraser

Secure your privacy by deleting all traces of your activity from the local computer, such as temporary Internet files or performed searches

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Secure-cleaning/Glary-Tracks-Eraser.shtml

 

Federal agencies still using insecure knowledge-based verification for online services

https://www.scmagazine.com/web-services-security-e-commerce-security/tktktkttktktk-federal-agencies-still-using-insecure-knowledge-based-verification-for-online-services/

 

Hospitals inundated with robocalls, becoming a life-threatening problem

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/hospitals-inundated-with-robocalls-becoming-a-life-threatening-problem-62266437524

 

Mac Startup Disk Full? Try These Tips to Clear Space

Managed storage can help free up space

https://www.lifewire.com/mac-startup-disk-full-try-these-tips-to-clear-space-4171638

 

A first look at macOS Catalina (public beta now available)

Apple today opened up its macOS Catalina Public Beta Program, so I thought it useful to share some first impressions of the new Mac OS.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404329/a-first-look-at-macos-catalina-public-beta-available-now.html

 

How to Set Up Centrally Managed Backups for Your Home or Small Business

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293242-implementing-centrally-managed-backups-for-your-home-or-small-business

 

5 Awesome Linux Laptops You Can Buy Right Now

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/three-awesome-linux-laptops-can-buy-right-now/

 

Researchers Finds Thousands of iOS Apps Ignoring Security

A critical data encryption tool, included by default in iOS, is being turned off in more than two-thirds of popular apps.

https://www.darkreading.com/mobile/researchers-finds-thousands-of-ios-apps-ignoring-security/d/d-id/1334888

 

SecurityWatch: Make Corporations, Not Customers, Suffer for Data Breaches

Whenever there's a huge data breach or other security scare, we ask what can people do to protect themselves. We need to stop asking what the victims can do and put the burden where it belongs: on the companies that allowed the breaches to happen.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/commentary/367808/securitywatch-make-corporations-not-customers-suffer-for?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Wearable Android gadgets that can save your life

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

 

How to Wirelessly Transfer Android Files to a Linux Desktop

https://www.howtogeek.com/423442/how-to-wirelessly-transfer-android-files-to-a-linux-desktop/

 

Auto Screen Capture for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/24/auto-screen-capture-for-windows/

 

Make your records sound better than ever

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/best-ways-to-improve-the-sound-of-your-vinyl-records/

 

How to Change Your Computer’s Name in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-computer-name-windows/

 

BoxCryptor

On-the-fly encryption for cloud storage, allowing you to share files via a storage provider without risking data theft or interception

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

 

Open Websites In A Floating, Borderless Window With Pennywise

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/open-websites-in-floating-borderless.html

 

How to Find a File in Linux in All Directories

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

 

Fix Mac Mail Problems With These Troubleshooting Guides

Use Mail's Own Built-In Troubleshooting Tools

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-mac-mail-problems-2260929

 

Fledging Shell USB 3.1: A small, fast and portable M.2 NVMe to USB 3.1 enclosure

Faster than your garden-variety Gen 2 portable SSDs, but still limited by USB's bandwidth.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3396150/fledging-shell-usb-31-m2-nvme-to-usb-drive-enclosure-review.html

 

How to Add or Remove Control Panel from This PC in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/19717-add-remove-control-panel-pc-windows-10-a.html

 

The Best Ubuntu Linux Alternatives and Why You Should Switch

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-linux-alternatives/

 

NSA Issues Advisory for 'BlueKeep' Vulnerability

The National Security Agency joins Microsoft in urging Windows admins to patch 'wormable' bug CVE-2019-0708.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/nsa-issues-advisory-for-bluekeep-vulnerability/d/d-id/1334880

 

Google Offers Built-In Security Key Feature for Android Phones

Security keys give your online accounts an extra layer of protection, but some people don't want to carry them around or pay up to $50 per key. So Google built a free one into phones running Android 7.0+. Here's how it works.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367713/google-offers-built-in-security-key-feature-for-android-phon?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Small town pays hackers $600,000 to get computers back, don't let this happen to you

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575841/small-town-pays-hackers-600000-to-get-computers-back-dont-let-this-happen-to-you

 

How to Install and Use the Tor Browser on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/423866/how-to-install-and-use-the-tor-browser-on-linux/

 

Joplin is an open source note taking app for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/24/joplin-open-source-note-taking-app/

 

iPhone 12 could go bigger -- and smaller -- than before in 2020

The iPhone 2020 Max screen could get a sizable upgrade, while the regular iPhone screen might lose some headroom.

https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-12-could-go-bigger-smaller-than-before-in-2020/

 

7 Ways to Make Good Use of Google Forms

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ways-to-use-google-forms/

 

Malware Hunter

Detects malicious files on your computer and erases dangerous content, allowing you to run on-demand scans of important system areas or specific files

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Malware-Hunter.shtml

 

How To Mount BitLocker-Encrypted Windows Partitions On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/how-to-mount-bitlocker-encrypted.html

 

How to Rename a File in Linux with Examples [2019]

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

 

How to Fix It When Internet Explorer Won't Open

This is how you can troubleshoot and fix Internet Explorer not opening

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-it-when-internet-explorer-won-t-open-4685612

 

How to Use Arduino as a Web Server

https://www.iottechtrends.com/use-arduino-as-web-server/

 

How to Turn On or Off Narrator Character Phonetic Reading in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/135157-turn-off-narrator-character-phonetic-reading-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Choose the Best Version of Kodi for Raspberry Pi (new version 4 B+ coming soon, more memory finally)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-kodi-raspberry-pi/

 

Adware Hidden in Android Apps Downloaded More Than 440 Million Times

The heavily obfuscated adware was found in 238 different apps on Google Play.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/adware-hidden-in-android-apps-downloaded-more-than-440-million-times/d/d-id/1334877

 

Get Organized: How to Scan Your Old Photos

It's time to free your old photos from shoeboxes and albums no one ever looks at. Scanning your photos makes them more shareable, searchable, and resistant to disasters. Productivity expert Jill Duffy tells you how to get started.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/319658/get-organized-scan-your-old-photos?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Don't buy a MacBook now — wait until September

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/575724/dont-buy-a-macbook-now-wait-until-september

 

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

https://www.howtogeek.com/424153/how-to-see-which-apps-are-using-your-microphone-on-windows-10/

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How to install Ubuntu on Virtualbox in Windows 10

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-install-ubuntu-on-virtualbox/

 

How To Check Your Graphics Card in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/check-graphics-card-windows-10/

 

Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension

https://lifehacker.com/report-suspicious-sites-to-google-using-this-chrome-ext-1835650376

 

US hits Iran with crippling cyberattacks, says a report

The cyberattacks took down Iranian computer networks used to control missile launches, says The Washington Post.

https://www.cnet.com/news/us-hits-iran-with-crippling-cyberattack-says-a-report/

 

How to Right-Click on a Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/423792/how-to-right-click-on-a-chromebook/

 

Microsoft ends Visual C++ Redistributable Chaos (could be worth looking into to reduce programs being loaded at boot time)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/23/microsoft-ends-visual-c-redistributable-chaos/

 

Apple in 2019: It’s all about the software, stupid

Apple’s transition into a service provider is accelerating, with the company hiring more software developers than hardware developers.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3353038/apple-in-2019-its-all-about-the-software-stupid.html

 

The True Market Shares of Windows vs. Linux Compared

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-market-share/

 

[Tip] Enable “Extensions” Menu Button in Google Chrome Toolbar

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-extensions-menu-button-in-google-chrome-toolbar/

 

Mozilla Issues Emergency Zero-Day Firefox Patch

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/internet/293522-firefox-issues-emergency-zero-day-patch?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZXh0cmVtZXRlY2guY29tL3BhZ2UvMg%3d%3d&i10c.dv=20

 

GNOME Chromecast Extension "Cast to TV" v9 Adds Subtitle Configuration, Nautilus Integration

Cast to TV, a GNOME Shell extension to cast videos (with transcoding if needed), music and pictures to Chromecast, web browser or media player app over the local network, has had a new major release.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/gnome-chromecast-extension-cast-to-tv.html

 

Portable simplewall (Wfp Tool)

Effortlessly set up a firewall to prevent any applications from accessing the Internet by creating a whitelist or blacklist using this portable tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Security/Portable-simplewall.shtml

 

Massive Changes to Tech and Platforms, But Cybercrime? Not So Much

The still-relevant recommendation is to invest more in law enforcement, concludes an economic study of cybercrime.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/massive-changes-to-tech-and-platforms-but-cybercrime-not-so-much/d/d-id/1334911

 

How to Access Your Wi-Fi Router's Settings

Here's how to change a home Wi-Fi network's name, password, or other elements.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/346184/how-to-access-your-wi-fi-routers-settings?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 clever ways to find your lost Android phone you need to know now

https://www.komando.com/tips/561708/5-clever-ways-to-find-your-lost-android-phone-you-need-to-know-now

 

Honey – A Quality Service To Save Money, or a Scam?

https://www.techjunkie.com/honey-chrome-extension-review/

 

How to Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-prevent-and-respond-to-a-sim-swap-scam-1835627474

 

Google will disconnect Photos and Drive. Here's how to keep your photos synced

Google will split up its Drive and Photos services on July 10.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/google-will-disconnect-photos-and-drive-heres-how-to-keep-your-photos-synced/

 

Google Drive and Photos Are Splitting: What You Need to Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/425020/google-drive-and-photos-are-splitting-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Mozilla omits CPU architecture information from Firefox's user agent

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/22/mozilla-omits-cpu-architecture-information-from-firefoxs-user-agent/

 

Microsoft cranks up Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forcible upgrades

The company is now telling customers running last year's Windows 10 version 1803 that it will soon begin forced upgrade to the latest feature refresh released in May.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404323/microsoft-cranks-up-windows-10-1803-to-1903-forcible-upgrades.html

 

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 From a Previous Release

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/upgrade-ubuntu-previous-release/

 

[Tip] Activate Hidden Secret Tab Switcher UIs in Chrome on Android

https://www.askvg.com/tip-activate-hidden-secret-tab-switcher-uis-in-chrome-on-android/

 

Report: Tariffs Could Raise Laptop, Phone Prices 22 Percent

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/293473-report-tariffs-could-raise-laptop-phone-prices-22-percent

 

Graphical PDF Manipulation Tool PDF Arranger 1.2.0 Adds Shortcut Keys, Other Refinements

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/graphical-pdf-manipulation-tool-pdf.html

 

MyPaint

Create drawings or edit the photos stored on your computer quickly and with minimum effort, thanks to this straightforward application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Editors/MyPaint.shtml

 

Feds Make New Arrest in Darkode Case

Another American was arrested and charged alongside three international suspects who remain at large, according to newly unsealed indictment.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/feds-make-new-arrest-in-darkode-case/d/d-id/1334904

 

Modem, Router, and Access Point: What's the Difference?

Do you know the difference between, say, a switch and a hub? Keeping straight the devices that help you access the internet is no small feat. This guide explains it all.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/363126/modem-router-and-access-point-what-s-the-difference?i10c.encReferrer=

 

3 Reasons Your Antivirus Isn’t Enough

https://www.komando.com/tips/573909/3-reasons-your-antivirus-isnt-enough

 

How To Uninstall and Reinstall Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/uninstall-reinstall-chrome/

 

Update Your Firefox Browser Right Now to Fix a Serious Security Bug

https://lifehacker.com/update-your-firefox-browser-right-now-to-fix-a-serious-1835630124

 

Step-by-step guide to upgrading your Roku TV remote

https://www.cnet.com/pictures/step-by-step-guide-to-upgrading-your-roku-tv-remote/

 

How to Turn off Outlook.com’s New “Joyful Animations”

https://www.howtogeek.com/424734/how-to-turn-off-outlook.coms-new-joyful-animations/

 

Mozilla plans far-reaching changes to Protective features in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/21/mozilla-plans-far-reaching-changes-to-protective-features-in-firefox/

 

The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

Services like Google Assistant and Alexa are growing more capable by the minute — but there's one big, fat lingering problem.
https://www.computerworld.com/article/3403332/downfall-virtual-assistant.html

 

How to Hide Files and Folders From Prying Eyes on Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/hide-files-folders-linux/

 

[Fix] Mozilla Firefox Automatically Suspends Tabs and Reloads When You Visit

https://www.askvg.com/fix-mozilla-firefox-automatically-suspends-tabs-and-reloads-when-you-visit/

 

How to Add or Remove "Scan with Windows Defender" Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/18145-add-remove-scan-windows-defender-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/finance/facebook-announced-its-own-cryptocurrency-libra-that-will-be-backed-and-controlled-by-a-host-of-other-founding-members/

 

Universal Media Server

A highly configurable media server that supports devices which have received the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certification

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Other-VIDEO-Tools/Universal-Media-Server.shtml

 

How Fraudulent Domains 'Hide in Plain Sight'

Cybercriminals use new types of top-level domains, topical keywords, and targeted emails to trick victims into clicking malicious links.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/how-fraudulent-domains-hide-in-plain-sight/d/d-id/1334987

 

Do You Need a Personal Firewall?

Windows has an effective built-in firewall, your home network adds another layer of protection, and your security suite has its own firewall. Is the personal firewall utility dead?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/313986/the-best-free-firewalls?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Interactive games move from the big screen to your living room

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/569201/noovie-new-movie-trivia-game

 

How to fix DPC Watchdog Violation Errors in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/dpc-watchdog-violation/

 

How to Recover Your Missing Firefox Passwords

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-recover-your-missing-firefox-passwords-1835616191

 

10 best free movie streaming services: Netflix alternatives for 2019

Stream all the movies or TV you want without paying a dime.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/10-best-free-movie-streaming-services-netflix-alternatives-for-2019/

 

The Beginner’s Guide to Google Docs

If you’re just getting started with Google Docs, its extensive features and add-ons can be a little overwhelming. Here are some tips to help you get started with this powerful alternative to Microsoft Word.

https://www.howtogeek.com/420971/the-beginners-guide-to-google-docs/

 

Vivaldi 2.6 is out featuring abusive advertisement blocking

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/20/vivaldi-2-6-is-out-featuring-abusive-advertisement-blocking/

 

Google asks Chrome users for help in spotting deceptive sites

An add-on being offered by Google for its Chrome browser will allow users to report suspicious or unsafe websites.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3403447/google-asks-chrome-users-for-help-in-spotting-deceptive-sites.html

 

NOOBS vs. BerryBoot: Which Is Best for Installing a Raspberry Pi OS?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/noobs-vs-berryboot-installing-raspberry-pi/

 

[Tip] Enable New Secret UI of Add-ons Manager (About:Addons) in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-new-secret-ui-of-add-ons-manager-aboutaddons-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

How to Turn On or Off Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5918-turn-off-windows-defender-antivirus-windows-10-a.html

 

Data breach forces AMCA’s parent firm to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/data-breach-forces-amcas-parent-firm-to-file-chapter-11-bankruptcy/

 

CrankWheel Screen Sharing for Chrome

Effortlessly share your browser's tab or window activity with the help of this interesting Chrome extension for visual content sharing

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/CrankWheel-Screen-Sharing.shtml

 

DHS Tests Remote Exploit for BlueKeep RDP Vulnerability

Agency urges organizations with vulnerable systems to apply mitigations immediately.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/dhs-tests-remote-exploit-for-bluekeep-rdp-vulnerability/d/d-id/1334986

 

24 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

Whether you've nabbed a new model or have had the same Roku for years, there's more to know about these streaming devices beyond the basics of a Marvel marathon.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/331464/24-hidden-roku-tricks-for-streaming-success?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Load up with movies and TV shows before you travel

https://www.komando.com/tips/506772/load-up-with-free-movies-before-you-travel

 

The 5 Best Lightweight Antivirus – April 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-lightweight-antivirus/

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