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Sat 07/06/2019 1668
Fri 07/05/2019 1667
Thur 07/04/2019 1666
Wed 07/03/2019 1665
Tue 07/02/2019 1664
Mon 07/01/2019 1663
Sun 06/30/2019 1662

Sat 1668 07/06/2019

China Used NSA Cyberweapon to Hack Targets, Symantec Says

How the suspected Chinese hackers learned of the Double Pulsar hacking tool remains unknown. But Symantec speculates they may have captured some network traffic of the NSA using it in an actual attack, allowing them to re-engineer the once confidential tool.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368184/china-used-nsa-cyberweapon-to-hack-targets-symantec-says?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, Ugly Design Confirmed, Surprising MacBook Cancellation

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2019/07/05/apple-iphone-11-iphone-xs-iphone-xr-camera-confirmed-cancelled-macbook-pro-butterfly-keyboard-cancelled/

 

Win10 1909 will be a Service Pack: Good news, but many unanswered questions

Yesterday, Microsoft promised that its second version of Windows for 1909, code-named 19H2, but more consistently known as version 1909, will be a traditional Win10 1903 Service Pack 1. Hooray! What’s next?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3406437/win10-1909-will-be-a-service-pack-good-news-but-many-unanswered-questions.html

 

Sodin Ransomware Exploits Windows Privilege Escalation Bug

Exploitation of CVE-2018-8453 grants attackers the highest level of privileges on a target system.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/sodin-ransomware-exploits-windows-privilege-escalation-bug/d/d-id/1335145

 

Tips to stop robocalls

https://www.cnet.com/videos/tips-to-stop-robocalls/

 

What to Do When Skype Isn't Working

Having trouble with Skype? Try these 10 tips to get your call underway quickly

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-skype-problems-4153434

 

Arduino IDE Commands Cheat Sheet

https://www.iottechtrends.com/arduino-ide-commands-cheat-sheet/

 

How to Use the Linux lsof Command

https://www.howtogeek.com/426031/how-to-use-the-linux-lsof-command/

 

How to Set Up Two-Step Authentication on Your Amazon Account

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-set-up-two-step-authentication-on-your-amazon-ac-1836152789

 

Target knocks $100 off the Apple Watch Series 4 with cellular

Units are selling quickly. so don't waste time nabbing this timepiece.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3406762/target-knocks-100-off-the-apple-watch-series-4-with-cellular.html

 

Raspberry Pi 4 Launches With More Powerful Processor and 4K Video

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/293731-raspberry-pi-4-launches-with-more-powerful-processor-and-4k-video

 

Senate passes King bill to secure energy grid

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/senate-passes-king-bill-to-secure-energy-grid/

 

Are passwords obsolete? 5 things that could replace them

Employees are still using "123456" and "qwerty" far too often. Here are five ID forms that could better protect the enterprise to consider on World Password Day.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/are-passwords-obsolete-5-things-that-could-replace-them/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How to automate tasks in Google Sheets with Macros

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-automate-tasks-in-google-sheets-with-macros

 

CLOUD GAMING: GOOGLE STADIA AND MICROSOFT XCLOUD EXPLAINED

Your introduction to the other kind of game streaming

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18683382/what-is-cloud-gaming-google-stadia-microsoft-xcloud-faq-explainer

 

These $8 outdoor LED bulbs that turn on at night and off in the morning don’t even need Wi-Fi

https://bgr.com/2019/07/05/philips-led-light-bulb-sale-on-amazon/

 

Click&Clean for Chrome

An intuitive and rich-featured Chrome extension worth having when you need to remove Internet traces, such as browsing history, cache, and cookies

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

 

How to restore Registry from its secret backup on Windows 10

Windows 10 secretly makes a backup of the Registry in a RegBack folder, and you can use it to manually restore your computer to a working condition. Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/restore-registry-backup-windows-10/

 

The Best Chrome Extensions for Online Safety and Security

Surfing the web these days can be a security nightmare, from malware to ransomware. These Google Chrome extensions can help keep you safe and secure.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/367471/the-best-chrome-extensions-for-online-safety-and-security?i10c.encReferrer=

 

7 things you didn't know Google search could do until now

https://www.komando.com/tips/571429/7-things-you-didnt-know-google-search-could-do-until-now

 

More Than Half of SMB Devices Run Outdated Operating Systems

66% of devices in small-to midsized businesses are based on expired or about-to-expire Microsoft OS versions, Alert Logic study found.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/more-than-half-of-smb-devices-run-outdated-operating-systems/d/d-id/1335142

 

Give your old iPad a new lease on life

Getting a new tablet? Before you sell the old one, consider putting it to use in other ways.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ways-to-repurpose-your-old-ipad/

 

How to Troubleshoot When You Have No Wireless Connection

What to check when you have no connection

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-no-wireless-connection-2378241

 

How Streetlights Are Making Cities Smarter

https://www.iottechtrends.com/street-lights-make-cities-smarter/

 

How to Speed Up Face ID on Your iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/425479/how-to-speed-up-face-id-on-your-iphone/

 

How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Network With an Old Router

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-extend-your-wi-fi-network-with-an-old-router-915783308

 

Your Time Capsule has died. How can you wipe its data?

Fire up the hair dryer or get cracking. You’ll need to extract the hard drive.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3406465/your-time-capsule-has-died-how-can-you-wipe-its-data.html

 

Firefox Zero-Day Used to Install Mac Malware

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/293682-firefox-zero-day-used-to-install-mac-malware

 

New York Legislature passes bill that toughens breach notification standards

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/new-york-legislature-passes-bill-that-toughens-breach-notification-standards/

 

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM

Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-increase-virtual-disk-size-when-running-windows-10-in-a-vm/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Google Chrome won’t clear Browsing History and Data

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/google-chrome-wont-clear-browsing-history

 

Twitter removes support for precise geotagging because no one uses it

But it will remain available for photographs

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691174/twitter-location-tagging-geotagging-discontinued-removal

 

Definitely try these $25 true wireless earbuds before dumping $159 on Apple’s AirPods

https://bgr.com/2019/07/05/true-wireless-earbuds-discounted-on-amazon-now/

 

Group Speed Dial for Chrome

Replace your browser's default speed dial with this fully customizable one that lets you add notes, customize thumbnails and organize content into groups

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Group-Speed-Dial.shtml

 

How to enable automatic Registry backup on Windows 10

You can now enable automatic Registry backups on Windows 10, and in this guide, you'll learn how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-automatic-registry-backup-windows-10/

 

Police Shut Down the Wall Street Market, a Top Dark Web Site

Wall Street Market had more than 1.15 million users, who bought and sold drugs, stolen data, and malware. Now it's offline and German police have arrested three of the site's admins.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368151/police-shut-down-the-wall-street-market-a-top-dark-web-site?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Watch out for this app that charges you for critical (and free) phone updates

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/578759/watch-out-for-this-app-that-charges-you-for-critical-and-free-phone-updates

 

TA505 Group Launches New Targeted Attacks

Russian-speaking group has sent thousands of emails containing new malware to individuals working at financial institutions in the US, United Arab Emirates, and Singapore.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/ta505-group-launches-new-targeted-attacks/d/d-id/1335136

 

The best YouTube tips you probably didn't know you needed

9 tricks that can make watching YouTube so much better.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/the-best-youtube-tips-you-probably-didnt-know-you-needed/

 

Common Home Network Problems

New home network headaches usually have simple solutions

https://www.lifewire.com/top-home-networking-problems-and-mistakes-817736

 

Researchers Stretch Wearables to Technology that Sticks to the Skin

https://www.iottechtrends.com/researchers-stretch-wearables-sticks-skin/

 

How to Record Your Screen with Microsoft PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/425191/how-to-record-your-screen-with-powerpoint/

 

The Raspberry Pi 4's Most Interesting Quirks

https://lifehacker.com/the-raspberry-pi-4s-most-interesting-quirks-1835871780

 

Kuo: Scissor-switch keyboards to return in 2019 MacBook Air, 2020 MacBook Pro

After long years of complaints, Apple's controversial "butterfly" keyboards may at last be going away.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3406428/kuo-scissor-switch-keyboards-to-return-in-2019-macbook-air-2020-macbook-pro.html

 

How to Add a Guest Account in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/45601-add-guest-account-windows-10-a.html

 

Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3280924/chrome-os-tips-tools-chromebook-intelligence.html

 

How to find out what's on your network with Nmap

With this quick and simple Nmap command, you can discover every host and associated IP address on your network.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-find-out-whats-on-your-network-with-nmap/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Bluetooth devices do not pair or connect to Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/some-bluetooth-devices-may-fail-to-pair-or-connect

 

YouTube’s AR ads let you try on virtual makeup alongside beauty vloggers

Try before you buy

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691102/youtube-augmented-reality-ar-ads-beauty-vloggers-mac-cosmetics-lipstick

 

Forget smart bulbs, this discounted TP-Link smart light switch adds smarts to every bulb in the room

https://bgr.com/2019/07/05/smart-light-switch-amazon-prime-tp-link-kasa/

 

Group Speed Dial for Firefox

Organize content in your browser for quick access by turning to this lightweight extension that replaces the built-in Speed Dial

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Group-Speed-Dial-for-Firefox.shtml

 

WINDOWS 10 19H2 WILL RELEASE IN SEPTEMBER AS A MINOR UPDATE

Windows 10 19H2 arrives in September, and it'll be a minor update that will feel more like a service pack.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-19h2-release-september-minor-update/

 

Are You Worried About Smart Home Devices Listening to You?

A PCMag survey found that 68 percent of respondents believe smart home devices listen to you when you aren't aware and share the data with companies.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368113/are-you-worried-about-smart-home-devices-listening-to-you?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Selling items on eBay? Watch out for 'scrapers' who offer to help

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/578669/selling-items-on-ebay-watch-out-for-scrapers-who-offer-to-help

 

New MacOS Malware Discovered

A wave of new MacOS malware over the past month includes a zero-day exploit and other attack code.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-macos-malware-discovered-/d/d-id/1335135

 

iOS 13 and iPad OS: Best new features and how to use them on your iPhone and iPad now

There's so much to learn about iOS 13 and iPadOS, but don't worry, that's what we're here for.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ios-13-ipad-os-best-new-features-and-how-to-use-them-on-your-iphone-and-ipad-now/

 

Troubleshooting Home Network Router Problems

Guidelines to follow

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-home-network-router-problems-817742

 

IoT Satellites Could Eventually Become a Reality

https://www.iottechtrends.com/iot-satellites-become-reality/

 

Why Do Phones Explode? (And How to Prevent It)

https://www.howtogeek.com/425488/why-do-phones-explode-and-how-to-prevent-it/

 

How to Protect Yourself From the New macOS Security Vulnerability

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-new-macos-security-vul-1835845551

 

Best Mac remote access apps

Apple removed Back To My Mac from Mojave, but we still need to reach our Macs from outside the local network.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3406776/best-remote-access-apps-mac.html

 

How to Change Internet Time Server in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/135455-change-internet-time-server-windows.html

 

How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

Forget Windows Phone: With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3262705/how-to-create-a-complete-microsoft-experience-on-android.html

 

Hackers impersonate Microsoft more than any other brand in phishing attacks

Phishers tend to focus on business during the week, social media and finance on the weekend, according to a Vade Secure report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hackers-impersonate-microsoft-more-than-any-other-brand-in-phishing-attacks/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Arrows keys not working in Microsoft Excel

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/arrows-not-working-on-microsoft-excel

 

Google will cite where its song lyrics come from following Genius dispute

Google says it doesn’t scrape websites for lyrics

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18684211/google-song-lyrics-dispute-genius-media-lyricfind-search-results

 

Apple is reportedly working on a foldable iPad with 5G support and a massive screen

https://bgr.com/2019/07/05/foldable-ipad-5g-release-date-2020-report/

 

AOMEI Backupper Standard

Back up partitions, the operating system or the entire hard disk, encrypt the disk images, clone drives and verify the integrity, and more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/AOMEI-Data-Backuper.shtml

 

How to set up VPN connection on Windows 10

When you need to connect to a remote private network, use this guide to set up a VPN connection on Windows 10.

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

 

How to Stop Blue Light From Disturbing Your Sleep

Blue light emitted by your iOS, Android, or Windows 10 device can have negative effects on sleep. It tricks your brain into thinking it's daytime even when it's not. Here's how to filter out the blue light for more restful sleep.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/354971/how-to-stop-gadget-blue-light-from-disturbing-your-sleep?i10c.encReferrer=

 

15 ways to fix Bluetooth pairing problems

https://www.komando.com/tips/469067/15-ways-to-fix-bluetooth-pairing-problems

 

UK Forensics Firm Paid Ransom in Cyberattack

Victim firm Eurofins Scientific handles more than 70,000 criminal cases per year in the UK.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/uk-forensics-firm-paid-ransom-in-cyberattack/d/d-id/1335156

 

Tech Rant: Will 6G Destroy Human Society?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh2KpYi8o6Q

 

The DroneBullet Is Built to Seek and Destroy Other Drones

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/290856-the-dronebullet-is-built-to-seek-and-destroy-other-drones

 

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear

"I’ve never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, told NBC News.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/after-years-big-spending-tech-s-political-machine-turns-high-n1025096

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FedEx sues the Department of Commerce after incident involving misrouted Huawei packages

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/24/fedex-sues-the-department-of-commerce-after-incident-involving-misrouted-huawei-packages/?yptr=yahoo

 

AMD fires back at 'Super' NVIDIA with Radeon RX 5700 price cuts

Its new gaming cards will be as much as $50 cheaper than announced.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/05/radeon-5700-price-cut/

 

Cyberwar risk: Utilities fail to patch critical security vulnerabilities often enough

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cyberwar-risk-utilities-fail-to-patch-critical-security-vulnerabilities-often-enough/

 

How to Test for and Fix a DNS Leak

Protect yourself with these tips

https://www.lifewire.com/test-fix-dns-leaks-4177188

 

Researchers create first mind-controlled robot arm that works well without surgery

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/20/researchers-create-first-mind-controlled-robot-arm-that-works-well-without-surgery/

 

Big storage to go: Get a 64GB flash drive for $10 or a 128GB microSD card for $20

Amazon is selling a 128GB Samsung microSD card and a 64GB SanDisk Ultra Fit at their all-time low prices.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3406497/big-storage-to-go-get-a-64gb-flash-drive-for-10-or-a-128gb-microsd-card-for-20.html

 

HOW TO CLONE A WINDOWS 10 INSTALLATION TO A NEW DRIVE USING CLONEZILLA

You can upgrade your current hard drive without the need to reinstall Windows 10 using Clonezilla to transfer everything to the new drive, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/clone-windows-10-drive-clonezilla/

 

How to delete all photos from iPhone: free up space on your iPhone or iPad

Goodbye, unwanted photos!

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-delete-all-photos-from-iphone

 

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service

https://bgr.com/2019/07/02/internet-outage-2019-cloudflare-network-issues/

 

Google Chrome to Unload Heavy Ads With Intensive Resource Usage

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-chrome-to-unload-heavy-ads-with-intensive-resource-usage/

 

MX Linux Review: A Popular, Simple and Stable Linux Distro

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mx-linux-review/

 

Florida state worker steals resident’s PII

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/florida-state-worker-steals-residents-pii/

 

The Mac no longer needs compatibility to thrive

Using industry standard hardware helped bring the Mac back. But that era is over.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3403344/the-mac-no-longer-needs-compatibility-to-thrive.html

 

Microsoft’s Dual-Screen Surface Could Launch in 2020, Run Android Apps

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293787-microsofts-dual-screen-surface-could-launch-in-2020-run-android-apps

 

Windows 10 19H2 Will Help Microsoft Improve Windows Update

Microsoft has recently commenced the development of Windows 10 19H2, the feature update that is projected to go live in the fall for all devices running Windows 10.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-19h2-will-help-microsoft-improve-windows-update-526605.shtml

 

Malware Coming to a Mac Near You? Yes, Say Security Firms

While the password-cracking Mimikatz took top honors, Mac-targeted malware accounted for two of the 10 most detected malware samples, according to WatchGuard.

https://www.darkreading.com/malware-coming-to-a-mac-near-you-yes-say-security-firms/d/d-id/1335066

 

Google exterminates frustrating Bluetooth bugs

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

 

How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone or iPad

Is the storage full on your iOS device? Here's how to figure out what's taking up the most space on your iPhone and iPad so you can decide what to delete.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/295176/how-to-free-up-space-on-your-iphone-or-ipad?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Samsung has been working on new smartphone designs that are unlike anything we’ve seen before

https://bgr.com/2019/07/05/galaxy-note-10-screen-design-wont-be-as-extreme-as-these-prototype/

 

How to insert a text box in Google Docs

Learn how to display text set apart from your main document in Google Docs with either a table or an inserted drawing.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-insert-a-text-box-in-google-docs/

 

Wireless Problems — Dropped Signals and Spotty Connections

What to Check When You Have Intermittent Wireless Connection Problems

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-dropped-signals-and-spotty-connections-2378239

 

FTC, Justice Dept. takes coordinated action against robocallers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/25/ftc-justice-department-robocall-action/

 

Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

We found good deals for $500 or less.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3097473/best-budget-laptops-on-amazon-and-best-buy.html

 

HOW TO AVOID PROBLEMS INSTALLING WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, MAY 2019 UPDATE

Use these tips to prepare and avoid problems during the installation of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update when it rolls out on May 21, 2109.

https://pureinfotech.com/avoid-problems-installing-windows-10-1903-april-2019-update/

 

How to screen record on a Mac

Record anything on your Mac

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-screen-record-on-a-mac

 

Hardcore Android fans reveal all the iOS 13 features they wish Google would copy

https://bgr.com/2019/07/03/ios-13-beta-3-download-link-vs-android-q-features-comparison/

 

Sodinokibi Ransomware Exploits Windows Bug to Elevate Privileges

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sodinokibi-ransomware-exploits-windows-bug-to-elevate-privileges/

 

How to Access an Android Phone with a Broken Screen

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-android-with-broken-screen/

 

Cyber Command warns hackers exploiting Outlook vulnerability to attack gov’t agencies

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apts-cyberespionage/cyber-command-warns-outlook-vulnerability-exploited-to-attack-govt-agencies/

 

This "invisible" MacBook stand is only $20 today

https://www.macworld.com/article/3400946/this-invisible-macbook-stand-is-only-20-today.html

 

Apple May Launch 16-inch MacBook Pro by End of Year

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293752-apple-may-launch-16-inch-macbook-pro-by-end-of-year

 

Avira Browser Safety

Browse the Internet safely, by installing this add-on that can indicate whether a website is safe or you expose yourself to risks

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Browser-Tweak/Avira-Browser-Safety.shtml

 

US Military Warns Companies to Look Out for Iranian Outlook Exploits

Microsoft patched a serious vulnerability in the Microsoft Outlook client in 2017, but an Iranian group continues to exploit the flaw.

https://www.darkreading.com/us-military-warns-companies-to-look-out-for-iranian-outlook-exploits/d/d-id/1335150

 

3 apps to make your phone run smoother

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

 

Facebook's Dead Users Will Outnumber the Living Sooner Than You Think

According to an Oxford University study, there could be more deceased users than living ones on Facebook by around 2070—perhaps as many as 5 billion by 2100.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/368110/facebooks-dead-users-will-outnumber-the-living-sooner-than?i10c.encReferrer=

 

The AirPods just got new competition in Sony's WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds

All the best qualities of the XM3s... packed into wireless earbuds.

https://www.androidcentral.com/sony-popular-xm3-bluetooth-headphones-going-wireless

 

Will your Mac upgrade to macOS Catalina?

Apple plans to release macOS Catalina in the fall. Find out if your Mac is on the list of devices that fully support the new OS, or if you need to upgrade your hardware to run the latest version.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-your-mac-upgrade-to-macos-catalina/

 

Learn Why the Speed of Your Wi-Fi Network Fluctuates

How to combat network slowdown at home

https://www.lifewire.com/wifi-network-slow-certain-times-3971313

 

Google Drive beta test expands offline support to non-Google files in Chrome

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/25/google-drive-beta-test-expands-offline-support-to-non-google-files-in-chrome/

 

Report: Upcoming Microsoft Surface devices may use AMD or Qualcomm chips

It appears that Microsoft plans to hold another Surface event this October for the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3405140/report-upcoming-microsoft-surface-devices-may-use-amd-or-qualcomm-chips.html

 

How to safely view untrusted websites on Chrome and Firefox

You can now view untrusted websites without affecting your device or files with the new Application Guard for Chrome and Firefox — Here's how to get started.

https://pureinfotech.com/view-untrusted-websites-chrome-firefox-application-guard/

 

How to clean your TV screen: LED, LCD, or otherwise

Wipe those flatscreens down

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-clean-your-tv-screen-led-lcd-or-otherwise

 

Amazon is blowing out laptops, microSDs, routers, external drives, and more – today only

https://bgr.com/2019/06/24/amazon-is-blowing-out-laptops-microsds-routers-external-drives-and-more-today-only/

 

FBI Releases Warning on Sextortion Scams Targeting Teenagers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-releases-warning-on-sextortion-scams-targeting-teenagers/

 

5 of the Best Android Apps to Back Up Your Phone’s Data

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-backup-apps/

 

WannaLocker ransomware found combined with RAT and banking trojan

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/wannalocker-ransomware-found-combined-with-rat-and-banking-trojan/

 

iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: Apple releases beta 3 to developers

With over a billion users, iOS is one of the biggest consumer operating systems in the world. Here's how it's going to change your iPhone and iPad this fall.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3399866/ios-13-features-release-date-beta-how-to-install.html

 

Show Windows Side by Side in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/78485-show-windows-side-side-windows-10-a.html

 

AVG Secure Browser (Avast owns AVG and this is likely a rebranded version of Avast's Secure Browser)

Gain complete control over your web browsing experience with AVG's bespoke product that offers complete protection over a wide range of online threats

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/AVG-Secure-Browser.shtml

 

New 'WannaHydra' Malware a Triple Threat to Android

The latest variant of WannaLocker is a banking Trojan, spyware tool, and ransomware.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-wannahydra-malware-a-triple-threat-to-android/d/d-id/1335148

 

How to share medical information on your phone in an emergency

https://www.komando.com/tips/575124/how-to-share-medical-information-on-your-phone-in-an-emergency

 

Virtual Health Service: How VR Is Helping Patients Face Their Fears

Virtual reality is proving itself a viable, and inexpensive, way to help people with social anxiety and phobias like arachnophobia. We take a look at several apps and services intended to help you face your fears.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/365615/virtual-health-service-how-vr-is-helping-patients-face-thei?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Critical Warning Issued Regarding 10 Million Samsung Phone Updates

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/07/05/critical-warning-issued-regarding-10-million-samsung-phone-updates/

 

How to get Android phone notifications on your Windows 10 PC

A new update to Microsoft's Your Phone app allows users to see and manage Android notifications from other Windows devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-get-android-phone-notifications-on-your-windows-10-pc/

 

AirDrop Not Working? 5 Tips to Get You Going Again

Fixing AirDrop issues will make sharing easy once again

https://www.lifewire.com/airdrop-troubleshooting-4159797

 

Hackers are stealing years of call records from hacked cell networks

At least 10 cell networks have been hacked over the past seven years

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/24/hackers-cell-networks-call-records-theft/

 

Microsoft's rumored dual-display Surface could emulate Android apps, which isn't a bad idea

If a phone is basically a content-consumption device, maybe this is the Surface "phone" that people hoped for. It's all speculation for now.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3404332/microsofts-rumored-dual-display-surface-could-emulate-android-apps-which-isnt-a-bad-idea.html

 

How to use Google Chrome secret antivirus on Windows 10

Chrome comes with a secret security tool called "Chrome Cleanup," and it's designed to remove malware from your Windows 10 PC — Here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/chrome-antivirus-windows-10/

 

How to record the screen on your iPhone

Record everything you do on your Apple phone

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

 

Apple, just admit the iPad is a computer and give us a mouse

https://qz.com/1651731/how-to-use-a-mouse-on-the-apple-ipad/?yptr=yahoo

 

Over $800,000 Stolen by Scammers in Atlanta Area City BEC Fraud

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-800-000-stolen-by-scammers-in-atlanta-area-city-bec-fraud/

 

How to Split Your Screen in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/split-screen-windows10/

 

Heaven’s Gate exploit still defiled ten years later to deliver RATs and stealers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/threat-actors-were-spotted-using-a-decade-old-antivirus-evasion-technique-in-at-least-three-malware-distribution-campaigns/

 

The new AirPods just had their first price drop at Amazon

If you’d like to have AirPods with a wireless charging case, this is one of the best deals we’ve seen so far.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3403353/the-new-airpods-just-had-their-first-price-drop-at-amazon.html

 

How to Add and Remove Internet Time Servers in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/135522-add-remove-internet-time-servers-windows.html

 

A-Tools Free Edition

Manage Excel data on the network, share data on LAN or Internet, query functions and do much more by turning to this Excel add-in

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/A-Tools-Free-Edition.shtml

 

D-Link Agrees to Strengthen Device Security

A settlement with the FTC should mean comprehensive security upgrades for D-Link routers and IP camera.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/d-link-agrees-to-strengthen-device-security/d/d-id/1335141

 

Passwords causing you stress? You’re not alone

https://www.komando.com/tips/576177/passwords-causing-you-stress-youre-not-alone

 

Most People Know Little About VR

The knowledge and use of virtual reality, particularly for gaming, is growing, but the hurdles like cost, fear of isolation in a VR world, and motion sickness are prevalent.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367446/despite-gains-most-people-know-little-about-vr-or-would-use?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Glass fiber keyboards, OLED screens, and Apple chips may redefine MacBooks

https://venturebeat.com/2019/07/05/glass-fiber-keyboards-oled-screens-and-apple-chips-may-redefine-macbooks/

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What Is 8K? Should You Buy a New TV or Wait?

4K is the resolution standard for televisions now, but we're starting to see 8K TVs trickle out. How much better is 8K, and is it worth waiting for?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/358604/what-is-8k-should-you-buy-a-new-tv-or-wait?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How Hackers Emptied Church Coffers with a Simple Phishing Scam

Cyber thieves aren't bound by a code of ethics. They look for weak targets and high rewards, which is exactly what Saint Ambrose Catholic offered.

https://www.darkreading.com/network-and-perimeter-security/how-hackers-emptied-church-coffers-with-a-simple-phishing-scam/a/d-id/1334971

 

How to configure Safari in iOS - A user-friendly and privacy focused guide

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/27/how-to-configure-safari-in-ios/

 

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

Open the pod bay doors, Alexa.

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

 

Take 'Meeting Notes' When You Talk With Friends

https://lifehacker.com/take-meeting-notes-when-you-talk-with-friends-1835945697

 

How To Make Only One Page Landscape in Microsoft Word

https://www.techjunkie.com/one-page-landscape-word/

 

Easy Speech2Text is perfect for converting Speech to Text with ease

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/easy-speech2textspeech-to-text

 

VMware begins patching process for Linux SACK vulnerabilities

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/network-security/vmware-begins-patching-process-for-linux-sack-vulnerabilities/

 

How to add a Google Drive shortcut to the Android home screen

Learn how to create Android home screen shortcuts for Google Drive folders, to make your cloud account interaction even easier.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-a-google-drive-shortcut-to-the-android-home-screen/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How well does Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1's Express Sign-In work?

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-well-does-dell-latitude-7400-2-1s-express-sign-work

 

Microsoft Introduces OneDrive Personal Vault, Adds 2FA to Cloud Security

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293946-microsoft-introduces-onedrive-personal-vault-adds-2fa-to-cloud-security

 

Soft4Boost Toolbar Cleaner

Remove unwanted toolbars, plug-ins, add-ons, extensions and other pesky items from web browsers in order to restore their original speed

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Soft4Boost-Toolbar-Cleaner.shtml

 

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit

It will have to implement a comprehensive security program under the terms of settlement.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/03/d-link-settles-ftc-lawsuit/

 

How fast is T-Mobile's 5G network? We took it for a test drive in New York

https://www.cnet.com/g00/videos/how-fast-is-t-mobiles-5g-network-we-took-it-for-a-test-drive-in-new-york/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Hackers are using Microsoft Word to infiltrate computers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576861/hackers-are-using-microsoft-word-to-infiltrate-computers

 

The Best Media Streaming Devices for 2019

Who needs cable? We pit the highest-rated streaming boxes and sticks against one another to find out which one is your best bet for watching shows, movies, and more on your television.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/313411/the-best-media-streaming-devices?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Insecure Home IoT Devices a Clear and Present Danger to Corporate Security

Avast-sponsored study shows wide prevalence of IoT devices, many with weak credentials and other security vulnerabilities.

https://www.darkreading.com/iot/insecure-home-iot-devices-a-clear-and-present-danger-to-corporate-security/d/d-id/1335002

 

Not all extensions will be supported in Thunderbird 68

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/21/not-all-extensions-will-be-supported-in-thunderbird-68/

 

Acer's latest laptops go all-AMD with Ryzen and Radeon inside

Acer drops AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen 7 CPUs into a gaming laptop and an ultrabook.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3397084/acers-latest-laptops-go-all-amd-with-ryzen-and-radeon-inside.html

 

Create Written Notes From YouTube Videos Instantly With this Chrome Extension

https://lifehacker.com/reate-written-notes-from-youtube-videos-instantly-with-1835990145

 

The Best Chrome Extensions for Changing your IP Address

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-chrome-extension-change-ip-address/

 

How to uninstall 3D Viewer App in Windows 10

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

 

Canadian intelligence agencies warn of election tampering

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/canadian-intelligence-agencies-warn-of-election-tampering/

 

How to optimize Windows 10 power settings for higher performance

Learn how to tweak power settings in your Microsoft Windows 10 PC to provide more reliable access to high-performance computing services.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-optimize-windows-10-power-settings-for-higher-performance/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

How to disable remote install for apps on Windows 10

You can prevent users from pushing apps to other devices from the Microsoft Store, and in this guide, you'll learn how on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-remote-install-apps-windows-10

 

Chinese Chip Designers Can’t Meet Mandated Goals Without US Technology

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293932-chinese-chip-designers-cant-meet-mandated-goals-without-us-technology

 

OutlookFreeware.com Utilities

A handy Outlook addin that helps you seamlessly manage other downloaded and installed extensions provided by OutlookFreeware.com

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Other-Office-Tools/OutlookFreeware-com-Runtime.shtml

 

Amazon keeps Alexa transcripts unless you manually delete them

The company uses voice recordings and transcripts to train its voice AI.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/03/amazon-keeps-alexa-transcripts/

 

Apple Watch 5: What we're expecting

The latest Apple patent shows an Apple Watch with a built-in camera on the band, and other rumors about the new health features that could come to the Apple Watch 5 in September.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/apple-watch-5-rumors-patent-camera-watch-band/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Alert! New malicious ransomware that's evil is spreading

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576141/alert-new-malicious-ransomware-is-spreading-thats-evil

 

The Best Soundbars for 2019

Want better-sounding audio from your TV? Grab one of these compact speaker systems and instantly amp up your home theater experience, without all the messy wires of a traditional setup. From our lab to your living room, here are the best soundbars we've tested.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/310925/the-best-soundbars?i10c.encReferrer=

 

How Hackers Infiltrate Open Source Projects

The dependency trees of modern software-development make smaller open-source projects vulnerable to hackers sabotaging code.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/how-hackers-infiltrate-open-source-projects-/d/d-id/1335072

 

Gmail tracks all your purchases, it is difficult to delete them and impossible to stop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/18/gmail-tracks-all-your-purchases-and-it-is-difficult-to-delete-them-and-impossible-to-stop/

 

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

The developer has released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS, with a more stable version coming 'soon.'

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3397096/microsoft-returns-to-mac-browser-market-after-16-years-with-chromium-ed-edge.html

 

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App

https://lifehacker.com/get-android-qs-digital-wellbeing-features-now-with-this-1835975776

 

How To Run iOS Apps on a PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/run-ios-apps-windows-pc/

 

How to get back the classic Solitaire and Minesweeper on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/classic-solitaire-minesweeper-windows-10

 

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms

More than 14,000 Instagram, 7,500 Facebook and 1,600 WhatsApp users reported issues, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-says-some-users-facing-outage-its-platforms-n1026281

 

The 5 best Linux desktop distributions

Jack Wallen lays out his top five desktop distributions, each of which would be a great choice to serve as any users' desktop.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-five-best-linux-desktop-distributions/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Best Fingerprint Scanners That Let You Use Windows Hello on Older PCs

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-fingerprint-scanners

 

How to Change the Time Zone in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6401-change-time-zone-windows-10-a.html

 

Soft4Boost AMPlayer

A simple and user-friendly application functioning as a multimedia player that can render an extensive array of video and audio files

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Players/Soft4Boost-AMPlayer.shtml

 

The Morning After: Windows 1.0 is back and no one knows why

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/03/the-morning-after/

 

Change the quality of YouTube videos on your phone, TV and laptop

Make your videos sharper or load faster.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/change-the-quality-of-youtube-videos-on-your-phone-tv-and-laptop/?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Text claw and extra eyelids: Is this really how we'll look in the future?

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/577140/impact-of-technology-on-our-bodies

 

7 Best Free Apple TV Apps

Are you looking for some free content for the Apple TV? Check out these channels, and start streaming now.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/366707/7-best-free-apple-tv-apps?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Understanding & Defending Against Polymorphic Attacks

Polymorphic malware is far from a new thing. But today, what is good for attackers is also good for defenders. Here's why.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/understanding-and-defending-against-polymorphic-attacks/a/d-id/1335006

 

A look at the archiver Explzh

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/12/a-look-at-the-archiver-explzh/

 

Trump tariffs on Chinese goods could cost you $120 more for notebook PCs, say Dell, HP and CTA

Cell phones, drones, notebook PCs, and video game consoles will see higher prices.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3403405/trump-tariffs-on-chinese-goods-could-cost-you-120-more-for-notebook-pcs-say-dell-hp-and-cta.html

 

How to Tell If Your iPhone is Refurbished By Looking at Its Model Number

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-tell-if-your-iphone-is-refurbished-by-looking-at-1835974840

 

How To Disable McAfee on a Windows PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/disable-mcafee-windows-pc/

 

How to uninstall Skype App in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-uninstall-skype-app-in-windows-10

 

Mad magazine to come off newsstands, largely end publishing new content

Starting with Issue 11, the famed satirical magazine will feature best-of and nostalgic content from its 67 years.

https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/mad-magazine-come-newsstands-largely-end-publishing-new-content-n1026546

 

How to install kernel 5.0 on Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distributions

There's a really simple GUI method for getting the Linux 5.0 kernel on your system.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-install-kernel-5-0-on-ubuntu-and-ubuntu-based-distributions/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Microsoft wants to join private Linux security developer board

Microsoft continues to expand its newfound love for Linux.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-wants-join-private-linux-security-developer-board

 

How to Turn On or Off Write with Fingertip in Handwriting Panel in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100907-turn-off-write-fingertip-handwriting-panel-windows-10-a.html

 

Brave Browser

Make your Internet surfing sessions more enjoyable by avoiding annoying ads and intrusive trackers using this appealing and intuitive browser

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Brave.shtml

 

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app

Soon, you'll be able to reply to them directly from your computer.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/03/android-notifications-windows-10-your-phone-app/

 

Apple to fix 2018 MacBook Air logic boards for free, report says

Apple's older 15-inch MacBook Pro line isn't the only computer having problems.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/news/apple-to-fix-2018-macbook-air-logic-boards-for-free-report/?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

 

The Best TVs for 2019

If you want a new television, you now have more options now than ever, including HD, 4K, and smart TV sets. No matter your budget or the size of screen you want, here's what to look for when shopping, along with the best TVs we've tested.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/roundup/256493/the-best-tvs?i10c.encReferrer=

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Google Adds New Option to 'Auto-Delete' Your Location History and Activity Data

https://thehackernews.com/2019/05/google-web-location-history.html

 

The 10 Best Legal Kodi Add-Ons for Free Movies

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-legal-kodi-add-ons-free-movies/

 

Fedora 30 brings immense quality of life improvements to Linux on the desktop

Fedora 30 brings the usual mix of performance improvements and new packages, though progress in Fedora and associated projects makes Linux on the desktop easier to use.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/fedora-30-brings-immense-quality-of-life-improvements-to-linux-on-the-desktop/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Facebook sponsored posts selling access to hacked PayPal accounts

https://www.grahamcluley.com/facebook-sponsored-posts-selling-access-to-hacked-paypal-accounts/

 

Hands-On with iOS 13 Beta

https://www.thurrott.com/apple/207934/heres-a-closer-look-at-ios-13?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9W0ib-aJhIFLVAIHMJtMfvOsDNlGblba8YbvAzGV4A4VjEq2WFzVsOLAJ71M5Bb2N6AxN8FUCs8SI7BIZ8CshTld9nBQ&_hsmi=73333434

 

How to Clean an iPad Screen

Don't let a dirty screen hinder your view

https://www.lifewire.com/clean-ipad-screen-4176275

 

How to Use Continuity Camera on macOS to Insert Photos from iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-continuity-camera-macos/

 

What is “Quick Removal” and How is it Changing in Windows 10?

Windows is changing the default setting for "Quick Removal" for external drives. I'll look at why, and what it means.

https://askleo.com/what-is-quick-removal-and-how-is-it-changing-in-windows-10/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JhxXA3_w9pdfbL

 

Amazon Is Already Knocking Down Prices on Its Devices Before Prime Day

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/amazon-already-knocking-down-prices-132456686.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

D-Link agrees to overhaul security in FTC settlement

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/iot/d-link-agrees-to-overhaul-security-in-ftc-settlement/

 

Upgrade your PC with a LG 27UK650-W 27-inch 4K HDR monitor

In the market for a new monitor? The LG 27UK650-W 27-inch monitor gives you 4K resolution and HDR support for an affordable price.

https://pureinfotech.com/lg-27uk650-w-27-inch-4k-hdr-monitor/

 

How to Create Your Own State-of-the-Art Text Generation System

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293785-create-your-own-state-of-the-art-text-generation-system

 

How to Fix: VPN Disconnect While Torrenting (Exposes IP)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10557/how-fix-vpn-disconnect-while-torrenting-exposes-ip

 

Hallo northern sky

Comprehensive planetarium that allows you to explore the night sky, go to a specific position, perform search operations, connect to ASCOM telescopes, and import data from FITS files

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Home-Education/Hallo-northern-sky.shtml

 

With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/with-gdprs-right-of-access-who-really-has-access/d/d-id/1335013

 

Slaying the Cable Monster: What You Need to Know About HDMI Cables

TVs have come a long way in the last few years, and HDMI has been evolving to match. Here's what you should know about buying video cables for your TV, and why a cheap cable will provide the same performance as an expensive one.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/264371/slaying-the-cable-monster-what-you-need-to-know-about-hdmi?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Alert! New malicious ransomware that's evil is spreading

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576141/alert-new-malicious-ransomware-is-spreading-thats-evil

 

6 Essential Apps for Photographers on Android and iOS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/essential-apps-for-photographers-android-ios/

 

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%%

 

Hackers steal $1.75 million from Catholic church in Ohio

https://www.grahamcluley.com/hackers-steal-1-75-million-from-catholic-church-in-ohio/

 

The United States Finally Takes on Big Tech

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/207927/the-united-states-finally-takes-on-big-tech?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9W0ib-aJhIFLVAIHMJtMfvOsDNlGblba8YbvAzGV4A4VjEq2WFzVsOLAJ71M5Bb2N6AxN8FUCs8SI7BIZ8CshTld9nBQ&_hsmi=73333434

 

What to Do When You Can't Access iTunes on Your iPad

5 easy fixes

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-wont-connect-to-itunes-1994552

 

How to Change a Facebook Account into a Remembrance

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-facebook-account-into-remembrance/

 

How Is it Possible to Change a Password Without Re-encrypting an Encrypted Disk?

If your password is used to encrypt your hard disk, how can you change your password and still be able to decrypt your disk?

https://askleo.com/how-is-it-possible-to-change-a-password-without-re-encrypting-an-encrypted-disk/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JhxXA3_w9pdfbL

 

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service

https://news.yahoo.com/another-massive-outage-takes-down-141031708.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_06

 

DHS election lead warns state secretaries of phishing threat leading up to 2020

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/dhs-election-lead-warns-state-secretaries-of-phishing-threat-leading-up-to-2020/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903 HAS PROBLEMS WITH PCS USING EXTERNAL STORAGE

The May 2019 Update for Windows 10 won't install on devices with external storage — Here's the workaround for the problem.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1903-upgrade-problem-usb-sd-storage/

 

Soon, Alexa Will Know When You’re About to Die

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/293960-soon-alexa-will-know-when-youre-about-to-die

 

How to Fix: Firefox Links Suddenly Open in New Window, Profile

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10559/how-fix-firefox-links-suddenly-open-new-window-profile

 

Redshift Tray ( I use f.lux)

Intuitive GUI for Redshift, the popular screen temperature adjustment tool, that runs in the system tray and is much easier to control

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Other-Desktop-Enhancements/Redshift-Tray.shtml

 

Critical Firefox Vuln Used in Targeted Attacks

Mozilla has released patches for the bug reported by Coinbase.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/critical-firefox-vuln-used-in-targeted-attacks/d/d-id/1335011

 

Easy Fixes for Common TV Problems

If your television suffers from a distorted picture, weird colors, or the dreaded "soap opera effect," these simple fixes can help improve your picture.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/357416/easy-fixes-for-common-tv-problems?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Passwords causing you stress? You’re not alone

(I have used a password manager, Lastpass)

https://www.komando.com/tips/576177/passwords-causing-you-stress-youre-not-alone

 

5 Sites and Apps to Find Movies & TV Shows to Watch on Netflix

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sites-apps-find-movies-tv-shows-netflix/

 

75% of people are stressed about remembering passwords (get a password manager like Lastpass)

Two-thirds of consumers say having their bank accounts compromised would be more stressful than losing their job, according to a Kaspersky report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/75-of-people-are-stressed-about-remembering-passwords/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Nine men arrested in United States for stealing millions through business email compromise and romance scams

https://www.grahamcluley.com/nine-men-arrested-in-united-states-for-stealing-millions-through-business-email-compromise-and-romance-scams/

 

The United States Finally Takes on Big Tech

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/207927/the-united-states-finally-takes-on-big-tech?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9W0ib-aJhIFLVAIHMJtMfvOsDNlGblba8YbvAzGV4A4VjEq2WFzVsOLAJ71M5Bb2N6AxN8FUCs8SI7BIZ8CshTld9nBQ&_hsmi=73333434

 

How to Fix a Poor Wi-Fi Signal on Your iPad

The problem could be with the iPad, router, or network provider

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-poor-wifi-signal-on-ipad-1994532

 

How to Check the Health of SSD in macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/check-ssd-health-macos/

 

Is an Up-to-Date Browser Secure on an Out-of-Date OS?

An up-to-date web browser is important, but it's not the whole picture, by far.

https://askleo.com/is-an-up-to-date-browser-secure-on-an-out-of-date-os/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JhxXA3_w9pdfbL

 

Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3138905/best-water-leak-detectors-for-smart-homes.html?utm_date=20190704013929

 

Eggheads confirm: Rampant Android bloatware a privacy and security hellscape

Bundled software not just an annoyance, it's also a risk

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/09/android_bloatware_security/

 

How to enable dark mode for Google Chrome on Windows 10

You can now use Chrome with a native dark mode, and here's how to enable the new mode.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-theme-google-chrome-windows-10/

 

How to Enable Reader Mode to Distill page in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/134235-enable-reader-mode-distill-page-google-chrome.html

 

Troubleshooting slow WiFi on Linux

It's always in the last place you look.

https://opensource.com/article/19/4/troubleshooting-wifi-linux?sc_cid=701f20000012kT9AAI

 

Howard

A small, yet useful email notifier for various webmail accounts, including Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, outlook.com, Hotmail, e.mail.ru, Zoho, and many more

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/E-mail/Mail-Utilities/Howard.shtml

 

Cost per Cyberattack Jumps to $4.6M in 2019

From 2018 to 2019, the percentage of cyberattacks costing $10 million or more nearly doubled, hitting 13%.

https://www.darkreading.com/perimeter/cost-per-cyberattack-jumps-to-$46m-in-2019/d/d-id/1335008

 

Logitech Harmony Express

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/367762/logitech-harmony-express?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 scam emails I found in my inbox last week

https://www.komando.com/tips/575079/5-scam-emails-i-found-in-my-inbox-last-week

 

Arduino Programming for Beginners: Traffic Light Controller Project Tutorial

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/arduino-traffic-light-controller/

 

Can password managers protect you from hackers?

Microsoft Identity Division's corporate vice president of program management Alex Simons sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss the different threats facing the enterprise today.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/can-password-managers-protect-you-from-hackers/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

D-Link camera vulnerability allows attackers to tap into the video stream

ESET researchers highlight a series of security holes in a device intended to make homes and offices more secure

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2019/05/02/d-link-camera-vulnerability-video-stream/

 

Amazon Working on Wearable Capable of Reading Human Emotions

https://www.thurrott.com/amazon/207108/amazon-working-on-wearable-capable-of-reading-human-emotions?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8y08BiapJBQh72i45PaUXctFQ84fqD-0KWaWLPlcWxP9C_uMvcjc8LVMAIBAQdqZYDLMkV_w8DS878c7LJ4TzNvnqsRQ&_hsmi=72987364

 

The 30-30-30 Hard Reset Rule for Routers Explained

https://www.lifewire.com/hard-reset-rule-for-routers-3971318

 

What Is a Time-of-Flight Camera and How Does It Work?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-time-of-flight-camera/

 

Raspberry Pi underwater camera drone | The MagPi 80

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-underwater-camera-drone-magpi-80/

 

Sensitive Data Can Lurk on Second-hand Hard Drives

https://businessinsights.bitdefender.com/sensitive-data-can-lurk-on-second-hand-hard-drives#new_tab

 

How to recover deleted files on Windows 10 using Recuva

Did you accidently delete files from the hard drive or external storage? Don't worry, you can recover the files quiet easily with Recuva on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/recover-deleted-files-windows-10-recuva/

 

How to Create Elevated App Shortcut without UAC Prompt in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/57690-create-elevated-shortcut-without-uac-prompt-windows-10-a.html

 

How to enable SSH access using a GPG key for authentication

Learn how to eliminate SSH keys and use a GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) subkey instead.

https://opensource.com/article/19/4/gpg-subkeys-ssh?sc_cid=701f20000012mi1AAA

 

AgaueEye

Monitor your system to find out CPU and RAM usage, and keep an eye on resources consumption while playing games thanks to an overlay

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

 

6 Security Tips That'll Keep the Summer Fun

Taking some time off this summer? Before you head out on vacation, make sure your devices and apps are also ready.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/6-security-tips-thatll-keep-the-summer-fun-/d/d-id/1335003

 

22 Netflix Tips to Boost Your Binge-Watching

Getting started is as easy as picking a show and pressing play. However, there are a few tricks that you can use to get the most out of your viewing experience.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/326289/22-netflix-tips-to-boost-your-binge-watching?i10c.encReferrer=

 

4 chilling lessons from a tech hotline scam

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

 

8 Reasons to Switch From YouTube to DTube

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-switch-youtube-to-dtube/

 

70+ Tips About How To Save Money On Air Conditioning Ultimate Guide

http://whatfans.com/save-money-on-air-conditioning/

 

Experts Doubt Russian Claims That Cryptographic Flaw Was a Coincidence

At a recent international standards meeting, experts said they weren’t convinced by a Russian explanation about a potentially flawed new encryption algorithm.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43j3wm/experts-doubt-russian-encryption-standard-cryptography-backdoor-streebog-kuznyechik

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Tue 1664 07/02/2019

How to Access a Bitlocker-Encrypted Windows Partition from Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-bitlocker-encrypted-windows-partition-linux/

 

How to connect PlayStation VR to your PC

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-play-steam-games-playstation-vr

 

NSA warns that 'BlueKeep' vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows 7 is especially dangerous

Microsoft has issued a BlueKeep patch for Windows 7, and in an unusual step, for Windows XP as well.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3400698/nsa-warns-that-bluekeep-vulnerability-in-windows-xp-and-windows-7-is-especially-dangerous.html

 

Watch All Your Movies In One Place With 'Movies Anywhere'

https://lifehacker.com/watch-all-your-movies-in-one-place-with-movies-anywhere-1836016806

 

New Exploit for Microsoft Excel Power Query

Proof-of-concept, which allows remote code execution, is latest to exploit Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) and is another reminder why organizations must ensure Office settings are secure.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-exploit-for-microsoft-excel-power-query-/d/d-id/1335083

 

Basic iPad Troubleshooting Tips

How to fix your iPad's problems

https://www.lifewire.com/basic-ipad-troubleshooting-tips-1994530

 

How to reset your Gmail password

Keep your emails secure

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-reset-your-gmail-password

 

Brave Browser had a great tab preview feature, but it is gone now

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/01/brave-browser-had-a-great-tab-previews-feature-but-it-is-gone-now/

 

10 tips for dealing with an online impersonator

When someone impersonates you online it can be a frightening and stressful experience. Learn how to safeguard your identity and accounts.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-tips-for-dealing-with-an-online-impersonator/

 

Philly Courts shut down by unspecified malware

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/an-unspecified-malware-attack-has-shut-down-philadelphias-online-court-systems-for-weeks/

 

Add Read-Write access to Google Calendar on Thunderbird’s Lightning

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-a-read-write-google-calendar-to-thunderbirds-lightning

 

Meteorologists Worry 5G Could Interfere with Weather Satellites

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/294082-meteorologists-worry-5g-could-interfere-with-weather-satellites

 

Can’t erase your Mac’s startup disk? Try Internet Recovery as a last resort

You might be trying to erase the recovery partition, which you can’t do. Here’s how to erase the disk.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3404576/can-t-erase-your-mac-s-startup-disk-try-internet-recovery-as-a-last-resort.html

 

How to Properly Clean Your Gross Laptop

https://www.howtogeek.com/426448/how-to-properly-clean-your-gross-laptop/

 

This annoying iPhone quirk gets a fix in iOS 13

It will save you time and heartache.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/this-annoying-iphone-quirk-get-a-fix-in-ios-13/

 

Design your dream home in 3D (for free)

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/575256/design-your-dream-home-in-3d-with-homestyler

 

Apple Adds Privacy with “Sign in with Apple,” But Will Users Trust It?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apple-privacy-sign-in-with-apple/

 

List of all different Xbox One controller styles and colors

https://www.windowscentral.com/xbox-one-controller-list

 

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

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

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

 

Use Google Maps To Check Public Transportation Status

https://lifehacker.com/use-google-maps-to-check-public-transportation-status-1836046424

 

Chronicle Folds into Google

Alphabet's enterprise cybersecurity division will become part of the Google security portfolio.

https://www.darkreading.com/analytics/chronicle-folds-into-google/d/d-id/1335082

 

Stuck iPad? Here's How to Restart It

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-restart-ipad-1999820

 

How to block a number on iPhone

Get some peace in several simple steps

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-block-a-number-on-iphone

 

Malwarebytes fixes Windows Defender deactivation bug in Windows 10 1903

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/01/malwarebytes-fixes-windows-defender-deactivation-bug-in-windows-10-1903/

 

Raspberry Pi 4 running hot? New update will cool your board down

Firmware update should reduce board temperatures by 3C to 5C.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-4-running-hot-new-update-will-cool-your-board-down/

 

MacOS 0-Day Flaw exploits ‘Synthetic Clicks’

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/a-security-researcher-with-a-history-of-finding-bugs-in-apple-products-discovered-a-zero-day-vulnerability-that-can-bypass-apples-security-protections-with-synthetic-clicks/

 

Optimize and resize images with Ashampoo Photo Optimizer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ashampoo-photo-optimizer

 

VESA Announces DisplayPort 2.0 Standard For 8K, HDR, All Points Beyond

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/294041-vesa-announces-displayport-2-0-standard-for-8k-hdr-all-points-beyond

 

Apple Watch Series 5: Rumors, price, features, and release date

When is the next Apple Watch coming? What features will it have? How much will it cost?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3404483/apple-watch-series-5-faq-price-features-release-date.html

 

How to Tag Your Emails For Maximum Searchability

https://www.howtogeek.com/426101/how-to-tag-your-emails-for-maximum-searchability/

 

Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7 Pro LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Why you shouldn't rush to buy a 5G phone

Early adopters, beware. There are still issues to work out.

https://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-s10-5g-oneplus-7-pro-lg-v50-thinq-5g-why-you-shouldnt-rush-to-buy-a-5g-phone/

 

5 essential iOS 12.3 tips and tricks you'll thank us for

https://www.komando.com/tips/568449/ios-12-3-tips-and-tricks

 

Google Would Rather You Use Apple’s Sign-in Button than Continue to Use Passwords

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-apples-sign-in-passwords/

 

Microsoft finally details its plans for Windows 10 19H2

Microsoft has finally announced Windows 10 19H2, and it's just as we expected. There's not much to see here, folks.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-finally-details-its-plans-windows-10-19h2

 

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

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

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

 

How to Access NASA's Media Library of Videos and Images For Free

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-access-nasas-media-library-of-videos-and-images-1835563582

 

NIST Issues IoT Risk Guidelines

A new report offers the first step toward understanding and managing IoT cybersecurity risks.

https://www.darkreading.com/iot/nist-issues-iot-risk-guidelines/d/d-id/1335080

 

Apple Pencil Not Working? Try These Fixes

When your pencil acts up, the fix is often easy to handle

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-apple-pencil-not-working-4176987

 

Netgear router login: how to log in and tweak your settings

Netgear router login via your PC or smartphone app

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/netgear-router-login

 

Microsoft explains the lack of Registry backups in Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/29/microsoft-explains-the-lack-of-registry-backups-in-windows-10/

 

Increasing storage densities require aggressive software management to maintain performance

Denser QLC NAND offers a limited number of write cycles compared to TLC and MLC NAND, while SMR drives offer increased densities for platter hard drives.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/increasing-storage-densities-require-aggressive-software-management-to-maintain-performance/

 

The age of iApple is over

We are all Jony ive

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3405854/the-age-of-iapple-is-over.html

 

Best free Backup software for VMware and Hyper-V virtual machines

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/free-backup-software-for-vmware-and-hyper-v-virtual-machines

 

What is Windows10Upgrade folder and how to delete Windows10Upgrade folder in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/86213-delete-windows10upgrade-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple certified repair service expands to every Best Buy in the U.S.

This adds almost 1,000 new places you can get an official repair for your Apple gear.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3403331/apple-certified-repair-service-expands-to-every-best-buy-in-the-u-s.html

 

How to Set Up a Smart Kitchen

https://www.howtogeek.com/425559/how-to-set-up-a-smart-kitchen/

 

Apple may owe Samsung penalties, Prime Day details emerge

https://www.cnet.com/videos/apple-may-owe-samsung-penalties-prime-day-details-emerge/

 

6 ways to tell if a car for sale is fake

https://www.komando.com/tips/575385/6-ways-to-tell-if-a-car-for-sale-is-fake

 

12 of the Best Windows 10 Themes You Should Check Out

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-windows-10-themes/

 

Surface 'Centaurus' could run Android apps — but would that really help 'Windows Lite' succeed?

Could the ability to run Android apps on Windows Core OS help it succeed? It's possible, and here is why.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-centaurus-android-apps-windows-lite

 

Nvidia says something 'super' is coming...

Nvidia begins building hype around a mysterious new product.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3397324/nvidia-says-something-super-is-coming.html

 

Find Out an Item You're Shopping For is Available at Goodwill With This Extension

https://lifehacker.com/find-out-an-item-youre-shopping-for-is-available-at-goo-1835551330

 

Inside the FBI's Fight Against Cybercrime

Heavily outnumbered and outpaced by their targets, small FBI cybersquads have been quietly notching up major wins against online criminals operating out of home and abroad.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/inside-the-fbis-fight-against-cybercrime/d/d-id/1335014

 

What to Do When Your iPad Won't Connect to the Internet

iPad Wi-Fi connection problems and fixes

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-wont-connect-to-internet-4176824

 

How to turn off Google Assistant

"Bye-bye Google"

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-turn-off-google-assistant

 

You can now run Windows Calculator on Android, iOS, and the Web

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/27/you-can-now-run-windows-calculator-on-android-ios-and-the-web/

 

Will mobile devices replace passwords?

Mobile devices could provide a more secure, user-friendly mode of account authentication, according to an IDG and MobileIron report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-mobile-devices-replace-passwords/

 

Top web browsers 2019: Firefox flails as user share falls again

Mozilla’s browser continued its downward slide in June, and even mighty Chrome took a step back. Microsoft’s Edge gained ground, reaching its highest point ever.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199425/top-web-browsers-2019-firefox-flails-as-user-share-falls-again.html

 

How to take full webpage screenshot in Chrome & Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/take-full-web-page-screenshot-in-chrome-firefox

 

How to Change Default Folder to Store Hyper-V Virtual Machines 

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/56837-change-hyper-v-virtual-machines-default-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

Can’t download an app update? It might be time to update your Mac

If you’re using an older version of macOS, you may run into problems when trying to install the latest version of an app.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3403006/cant-download-an-app-update-it-might-be-time-to-update-your-mac.html

 

How to Reset Chrome Settings to Default

https://www.howtogeek.com/426774/how-to-reset-chrome-settings-to-default/

 

Facebook again fails to block DC attorney general's lawsuit

The lawsuit against the social network will proceed to discovery.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-fails-to-block-dc-attorney-generals-lawsuit-again/

 

Why you need to be using a cloud backup for all your devices

https://www.komando.com/tips/574671/why-you-need-to-be-using-a-cloud-backup-for-all-your-devices

 

USB Power Delivery Explained

https://www.maketecheasier.com/usb-power-delivery-explained/

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Mon 1663 07/01/2019

Bipartisan law enforcement agencies join forces to fight against robocalls

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/bipartisan-law-enforcement-agencies-join-forces-to-fight-against-robocalls-62654021858

 

Email threats become more focused and malware gets harder to detect

https://betanews.com/2019/04/25/email-threat-focus-detection/

 

Aggression Detectors:

The Unproven, Invasive Surveillance Technology Schools Are Using to Monitor Students

In response to mass shootings, some schools and hospitals are installing microphones equipped with algorithms.

The devices purport to identify stress and anger before violence erupts.

https://features.propublica.org/aggression-detector/the-unproven-invasive-surveillance-technology-schools-are-using-to-monitor-students/

 

The Pentagon Developed a Laser That Identifies People by Their Heartbeat

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/294183-the-pentagon-developed-a-laser-that-identifies-people-by-their-heartbeat

 

The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/29/the-morning-after/

 

Use the Recovery HD Volume to Reinstall or Troubleshoot OS X

The Recovery HD can do much more than just help install OS X

https://www.lifewire.com/use-recovery-hd-volume-to-reinstall-os-x-2259971

 

Windows Terminal Is Here in Its Multi-Tabbed Console Glory

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-terminal-is-here-in-its-multi-tabbed-console-glory/

 

Medical cybersecurity execs may have priorities misplaced, study

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/health-care/medical-cybersecurity-execs-may-have-priorities-misplaced-study/

 

HOW TO QUICKLY CREATE A MACOS BOOTABLE USB ON WINDOWS

Here are the steps to create a macOS Sierra bootable USB media with GPT partition support on Windows 10 to rescue your Mac computer.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-macos-bootable-usb-windows/

 

How to Log Out of Facebook (and Not Let Others Log in)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/log-out-of-facebook/

 

How to Install Python on Ubuntu Step by Step Guide

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-install-python-on-ubuntu-step-by-step-guide/

 

5 New Hacking Facts from the Mueller Report

https://www.secureworldexpo.com/industry-news/mueller-report-russian-hacking?

 

GOOGLE’S LOGIN CHIEF WOULD RATHER YOU USE APPLE’S SIGN-IN BUTTON THAN KEEP USING PASSWORDS

‘I honestly do think this technology will be better for the internet’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18662594/google-login-apple-sso-account-security-passwords-mark-risher

 

Consumer Data, Upcoming Elections Are at Risk, Black Hat Survey Says

Newly published '2019 Black Hat USA Attendee Survey' recommends users stay off social media and remain wary of products that promise to solve security problems.

https://www.darkreading.com/consumer-data-upcoming-elections-are-at-risk-black-hat-survey-says/d/d-id/1335089

 

Qustodio

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/330449/qustodio?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 sneaky eBay scams to watch out for

https://www.komando.com/tips/575469/5-sneaky-ebay-scams-to-watch-for

 

These Refurbished iMacs, MacBooks, & iPads Are All on Sale For Up To 77% Off

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/294164-these-refurbished-imacs-macbooks-ipads-are-all-on-sale-for-up-to-77-off

 

Brave web browser is really fast at blocking ads

The Chromium-based browser is defying Google's suggested changes.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/01/brave-web-browser-69x-faster-ad-blocking/

 

How to Fix the iPad Black Screen of Death

Black Screen of Death on your iPad? Here's what to do

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-black-screen-4175951

 

Google Says the Address Bar Suggestion Bug is Fixed - Is It?

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-says-the-address-bar-suggestion-bug-is-fixed-is-it/

 

Intel joins Patch Tuesday with 11 security updates

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/intel-joins-patch-tuesday-with-11-security-updates/

 

Apple’s iCloud app now in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10

You can download the new iCloud app from the Microsoft Store to manage your cloud files from your Windows 10 desktop.

https://pureinfotech.com/apple-icloud-app-microsoft-store-download-windows-10/

 

Get the SANSI Stellar Floodlight Security Camera for 30% Off

https://www.maketecheasier.com/sansi-stellar-floodlight-security-camera/

 

How to Create a MySQL user

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-create-a-mysql-user/

 

Schneier on Security

Towards an Information Operations Kill Chain

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

 

The entire Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup is $200 off at B&H Photo

Starting as low as $549.99 for the S10E

https://www.theverge.com/good-deals/2019/6/12/18662802/samsung-galaxy-s10-lineup-b-h-photo-discount-deal-sale

 

MageCart Launches Customizable Campaign

A tool new to MageCart bolsters the group's ability to evade detection and steal data.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/magecart-launches-customizable-campaign/d/d-id/1335087

 

Report: Apple to Overhaul Find My iPhone, Launch Tracking Hardware

Apple will merge the Find My Friends app with Find My iPhone to track all the devices in your network in one place, 9to5Mac reports.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367876/report-apple-to-overhaul-find-my-iphone-launch-tracking-ha?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Cheap, new wireless carrier is going head to head with the big guys

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576450/wireless-carrier-visible-back-by-verizon-is-going-head-to-head-with-the-big-guys

 

Hands On With Nvidia’s JetBot AI-Powered DIY Robot

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/293756-hands-on-with-nvidias-jetbot-ai-powered-diy-robot

 

Jony Ive reportedly felt that Tim Cook wasn’t interested in design

Ive was often absent from key product meetings, according to the WSJ.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/01/jony-ive-dispirited-apple-design-culture/

 

12 Things You Didn't Know the iPad Could Do

https://www.lifewire.com/things-you-didnt-know-the-ipad-could-do-4084619

 

The Week in Ransomware - June 21st 2019 - Backup, Backup, Backup!

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-june-21st-2019-backup-backup-backup/

 

How to Create and Use Hyper-V Checkpoints in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2229-create-use-hyper-v-checkpoints-windows-10-a.html

 

HOW TO ENABLE DARK MODE FOR ONENOTE ON WINDOWS 10

OneNote finally gets the long awaited dark mode option, and here's how you enable it right now on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-mode-onenote-windows-10/

 

Would You Pay to Use a Browser?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/writers-opinion-pay-to-use-browser/

 

Goodbye, tablets

Another form factor is about to bite the dust.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3405587/goodbye-tablets.html

 

The Best Video Doorbells

https://www.safety.com/video-doorbells/

 

PlayStation 5: everything we know about Sony’s next console

The successor to the PS4 is just around the corner

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18662665/sony-playstation-5-ps5-console-news-release-rumors-specs-features-price

 

Key Biscayne Hit by Cybersecurity Attack

Key Biscayne is the third Florida town to be hit by hackers in June.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/key-biscayne-hit-by-cybersecurity-attack/d/d-id/1335086

 

How to Schedule an Email in Gmail

Google's Gmail now allows you to schedule emails for delivery at a later time or date. Here's how to use the email service's latest feature.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/367938/how-to-schedule-an-email-in-gmail?i10c.encReferrer=

 

US government shuts down 4 more major robocall operations

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576468/ftc-and-local-law-enforcement-shut-down-4-major-robocall-operations

 

Rumor: Nvidia Prepping New ‘Super’ RTX GPUs, Coming in Early July

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/294112-rumor-nvidia-prepping-new-super-rtx-gpus-coming-in-early-july

 

Apple reportedly vows improvements to News+ after lackluster start

It may rework the interface, among other improvements.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/29/apple-to-improve-news-plus/

 

How to Boost the Wi-Fi Signal In Your Home

https://www.lifewire.com/boost-your-wifi-signal-1994531

 

New LooCipher Ransomware Spreads Its Evil Through Spam

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-loocipher-ransomware-spreads-its-evil-through-spam/

 

How to Manage Virtual Memory Pagefile in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/77692-manage-virtual-memory-pagefile-windows-10-a.html

 

How to set up RAID 5 storage with parity on Windows 10

You can create a striped storage with parity (a.k.a RAID 5) for efficiency and fault tolerance on Windows 10, and in this guide, you'll learn how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-raid-5-windows-10/

 

Review: 18 Alexa skills for productivity, collaboration and more

You can use Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa assistant to send Slack messages, texts, and emails; add items to to-do lists; and more. But do Alexa skills for business users really save you time and effort?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3404530/review-18-alexa-skills-for-productivity-collaboration-and-more.html

 

How to Secure a Linux Home Server

https://www.maketecheasier.com/secure-linux-home-server/

 

Cybersecurity: This free tool lets you test your hacker defences

NCSC initiative is based off real hacking scenarios and looks to bolster cybersecurity of businesses.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cyber-security-this-free-tool-lets-you-test-your-hacker-defences/

 

We’re all going to die — what happens to our Facebook accounts?

A new Why’d You Push That Button? episode

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18661646/online-death-planning-digital-will-facebook-instagram-accounts-whyd-you-push-that-button

 

How GDPR Teaches Us to Take a Bottom-Up Approach to Privacy

Looking at underlying security needs means organizations are more likely to be in compliance with privacy regulations.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/privacy/how-gdpr-teaches-us-to-take-a-bottom-up-approach-to-privacy-/a/d-id/1335058

 

How to Check Your Internet Speed

Don't take your ISP's word for it, put your connection to the test. The easiest way is to use Ookla Speedtest, but options abound. Here's how to see if you're getting what you pay for.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/article/331997/how-to-check-your-internet-speed?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Federal government's computer systems are out of date and waiting to be breached

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576552/federal-governments-computer-systems-are-out-of-date-and-waiting-to-be-breached

 

ET Deals: AOC 24-Inch 75Hz 1080p Display $104, Acer Core i5 Laptop $499, Dell 2K 27-Inch UltraSharp $374

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/294080-et-deals-aoc-24-inch-75hz-1080p-display-104-acer-core-i5-laptop-499-dell-2k-27-inch-ultrasharp-374

 

The growing partnership between Russia's government and cybercriminals

An Obama administration national security official tells 60 Minutes, "Increasingly, you cannot tell which is which when it comes to the criminal and the intelligence agency."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/evgeniy-mikhailovich-bogachev-the-growing-partnership-between-russia-government-and-cybercriminals-60-minutes/

 

Federal cybersecurity defenses are critical failures, Senate report warns

The investigation found sweeping failures in cybersecurity, including systems that still run on Windows XP and one safety system that's 48 years old.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/federal-cybersecurity-defenses-are-critical-failures-senate-report-warns-n1021816

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Over 500% Increase in Ransomware Attacks Against Businesses

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-500-percent-increase-in-ransomware-attacks-against-businesses/

 

What you don't know about your car's information security should scare you

A new survey on information security asks: How safe is your personal info in cars?

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/car-data-security-information-cargurus-hackers/

 

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

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

 

1 in 4 Workers Are Aware Of Security Guidelines – but Ignore Them

Even more are knowingly connecting to unsecure networks and sharing confidential information through collaboration platforms, according to Symphony Communication Services.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/1-in-4-workers-are-aware-of-security-guidelines---but-ignore-them/d/d-id/1334492

 

Mac Troubleshooting - Reset User Account Permissions

Fix file access, login, and password issues with your home folder

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-user-account-permissions-2259979

 

DeepNude app that turned photos of clothed women into nudes shuts down

The viral app took deepfakes to another level, but its Twitter account now says, "We don't want to make money this way."

https://www.cnet.com/news/deepnude-viral-app-turning-photos-of-regular-women-into-nudes-has-shut-itself-down/

 

OneDrive: Personal Vault and storage changes

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/26/onedrive-personal-vault-and-storage-changes/

 

7 Tips for Using a Raspberry Pi 3 as a Desktop PC with Raspbian

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-3-desktop-pc-raspbian/

 

Microsoft Patch Alert: The Windows patching heavens buzz with silver bullets

June was one of the buggiest patching months in recent memory – and we still don’t have a straight answer on Win10 1903’s bizarre Update advanced options behavior.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-patch-alert-the-windows-patching-heavens-buzz-with-silver-bullets.html

 

Senators Ask FCC to Rethink 5G Spectrum Auction to Protect Weather Forecasts

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/291476-senators-ask-fcc-to-rethink-5g-spectrum-auction-to-protect-weather-forecasts

 

Widespread scam campaigns targeting millions uncovered by GoDaddy and Palo Alto Networks

A research team found that thousands of websites were tricking users into entering credit card information by spoofing trustworthy sites.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/widespread-scam-campaigns-targeting-millions-uncovered-by-godaddy-and-palo-alto-networks/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

The Outlaw hacking group back to spreading cryptominers and backdoors

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/the-outlaw-hacking-group-was-detected-in-the-early-stages-of-a-botnet-campaign-spreading-monero-miners-bundled-with-perl-based-backdoors/

 

Scene Explorer

Explore multiple video files in a directory by generating thumbnails and browsing through them, with this open-source application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Other-VIDEO-Tools/Scene-Explorer.shtml

 

SURFACE DEVICES GET JUNE 2019 FIRMWARE UPDATE

Microsoft patches security vulnerabilities on Surface devices in latest firmware update.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-june-2019-firmware-update/

 

Mozilla Wants Apple to Limit iPhone Ad Tracking

Mozilla calls on Apple to change how it lets marketers track customers' iPhones to serve up targeted ads. Critics claim Mozilla's petition is unnecessary.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367813/mozilla-wants-apple-to-limit-iphone-ad-tracking?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 silent signs you're being spied on

https://www.komando.com/tips/577017/5-silent-signs-youre-being-spied-on

 

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

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

 

Who Gets Targeted Most in Cyberattack Campaigns

Attackers are changing both their tactics and targets in an attempt to remain criminally successful, Proofpoint's study found.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/who-gets-targeted-most-in-cyberattack-campaigns/d/d-id/1334494

 

Time Machine Troubleshooting Tips

Fix Your Time Machine Problems with These 4 Tips

https://www.lifewire.com/time-machine-troubleshooting-tips-2259983

 

This refurbished Kindle is perfect for the beach and on sale for $25 (Update: Sold out)

With a 6-inch screen and one-month battery life, this still-great model lets you read without distraction. Plus: a $20 PC game for free!

https://www.cnet.com/news/this-refurbished-kindle-is-perfect-for-the-beach-and-on-sale-for-25/

 

Microsoft Edge Chromium for Windows 7 and 8.1 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/20/microsoft-edge-chromium-for-windows-7-and-8-1-released/

 

Why Use a Linux Operating System Other Than Ubuntu?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-use-ubuntu-alternatives/

 

Following Mozilla's lead, Microsoft pushes Edge onto anti-tracking bandwagon

By adding 'tracking prevention' to the Chromium-based version of Edge, Microsoft can show it's putting a little distance between its browser and Google Chrome.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3405590/following-mozillas-lead-microsoft-pushes-edge-onto-anti-tracking-bandwagon.html

 

Microsoft Kills Automatic Registry Backups in Windows 10

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/294290-microsoft-kills-automatic-registry-backups-in-windows-10

 

How automated Dark Web marketplaces make credential stuffing attacks more profitable

Validated stolen credentials cost less than a cup of coffee, but economies of scale have made selling user accounts more lucrative than ever, according to Recorded Future.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-automated-dark-web-marketplaces-make-credential-stuffing-attacks-more-profitable/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Lake City recovering from ransomware attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/lake-city-recovering-from-ransomware-attack/

 

I don't care about cookies for Chrome

Improve your overall browsing experience by removing all the pesky cookie warnings with the help of this must-have, cross-browser extension

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/I-dont-care-about-cookies.shtml

 

How to map a network drive on Windows 10

You can quickly map a shared folder as a network drive for faster after to files stored on another computer, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/map-network-drive-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Rejects Police Request for Its Facial-Recognition Tech

Microsoft was concerned that its facial-recognition system would misidentify innocent women and minorities as potential criminal suspects. The company also denied another request to use the technology in cameras across a foreign capital.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367841/microsoft-rejects-police-request-for-its-facial-recognition?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Text claw and extra eyelids: Is this really how we'll look in the future?

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/577140/impact-of-technology-on-our-bodies

 

How to Mount Remote Directories in Linux with SSHFS

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

 

New Warning on Ryuk Ransomware

Campaign throws in Emotet and Trickbot for good measure, according to the UK's National Cyber Security Centre.

https://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=1335101

 

How to Fix Launchpad Problems on Your Mac

Resetting Launchpad Database Fixes Most of Its Ills

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-launchpad-problems-in-os-x-2259966

 

11 hidden features we love in iOS 13 and iPadOS

There's more to iOS 13 than we thought.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/11-hidden-features-we-love-in-ios-13-and-ipados/

 

Steam and Ubuntu: support until 2025 and 20.04 LTS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/01/steam-and-ubuntu-support-until-2025-and-20-04-lts/

 

Pantheon Explained: A Look at the Minimalist Elementary OS Desktop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pantheon-explained-elementary-os-desktop/

 

How to Uninstall Desktop Apps and Windows Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4689-uninstall-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

How to copy a directory in Linux

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

 

If You Plan to Upgrade RAM on a DDR4 System, It’s Time to Pull the Trigger

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/294307-if-you-plan-to-upgrade-ram-on-a-ddr4-system-its-time-to-pull-the-trigger

 

Keyless cars: convenient, but with a potentially deadly side effect

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/keyless-cars-convenient-but-with-a-potentially-deadly-side-effect-62954565573

 

Category Tabs for Google Keep Chome Extension

Organize your notes and lists from Google Keep into colored categories with this helpful and easy-to-use extension for your browser

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Category-Tabs-for-Google-Keep-Chome-Extension.shtml

 

CORTANA APP FOR WINDOWS 10 APPEARS IN THE MICROSOFT STORE

Cortana shows up as an app download in the Microsoft Store, signaling the end as an integrated feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/cortana-app-windows-10-microsoft-store-download/

 

Hackers Are Messing With the 'Web's Phone Book' For Espionage

The suspected government-backed hackers have been infiltrating companies that run the Domain Name System, including internet service providers and web-hosting organizations, allowing them to corrupt the "phone book of the internet," security researchers warn.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367852/hackers-are-messing-with-the-webs-phone-book-for-espionag?i10c.encReferrer=

 

5 things you didn't know the Walmart app could do

https://www.komando.com/apps/575280/things-you-didnt-know-the-walmart-app-could-do

 

New Wave of Malware Targets Unpatched Microsoft Office

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

 

Ransomware Hits Georgia Court System

The court's IT department is meeting with external agencies to determine the scope and severity of the cyberattack.

https://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=1335099

 

Reset Your Mac's Printing System to Fix OS X Printer Problems

If you can't add or use a printer, try resetting the printing system.

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-printing-system-to-fix-os-x-printer-problems-2259970

 

How to keep AirPods from falling out

If you who would like to use Apple's truly wireless earbuds but can't keep them in their ears, there's an inexpensive fix.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-keep-airpods-from-falling-out/

 

Google is working on improved on-page search in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/01/google-is-working-on-improved-on-page-search-in-chrome/

 

Why Firefox Quantum Should Be Your Default Linux Browser

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

 

How to Enable or Disable chrome.exe Volume Control and Hardware Media Key Handling in Google Chrome

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/134484-enable-disable-chrome-exe-volume-control-media-key-handling.html

 

How to Change Hostname in Ubuntu

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/how-to-change-hostname-in-ubuntu/

 

5 Truly Wireless Earbuds That Are Way Cheaper Than AirPods

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/294282-5-truly-wireless-earbuds-that-are-way-cheaper-than-airpods

 

Cities are reeling from ransomware attacks. Corporations have battled them for years.

Baltimore and two cities in Florida have fallen victim to ransomware in recent weeks, and Atlanta’s mayor has advocated for more federal help.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/cities-are-reeling-ransomware-attacks-corporations-have-battled-issue-years-n1022401

 

Microsoft Security Essentials Definition Updates

Manually install the latest antivirus definitions for Microsoft Security Essentials in case your computer is having trouble connecting to the Internet

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Signatures-Updates/ForeFront-Client-Security-Definition-Updates.shtml

 

SURFACE DEVICES POWERED BY AMD AND ARM PROCESSORS ARE COMING

Your next Surface device may include an AMD or ARM processor.

https://pureinfotech.com/surface-amd-arm-processors/

 

Two Out of 5 Americans Have Experienced Online Harassment

And two-thirds have witnessed it happening. Here's a rundown of the seven major types of online harassment and some tips on how to stop it.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/367832/two-out-of-5-americans-have-experienced-online-harassment?i10c.encReferrer=

 

Hackers are using Microsoft Word to infiltrate computers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/576861/hackers-are-using-microsoft-word-to-infiltrate-computers

 

How to Drop Pins in Google Maps for More Accurate Directions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/drop-pins-google-maps/

 

Microsoft Confirms Change To Windows 10 Passwords That Nobody Saw Coming

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/04/27/microsoft-confirms-change-to-windows-10-passwords-that-nobody-saw-coming/#5bafaf037bf2

 

FBI Crime Report Lists Business Email Compromise as Top Scam

https://www.eweek.com/security/fbi-email-enterprises-scam?topnavlink

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