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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 07/20/2019 1682
Fri 07/19/2019 1681
Thur 07/18/2019 1680
Wed 07/17/2019 1679
Tue 07/16/2019 1678
Mon 07/15/2019 1677
Sun 07/14/2019 1676

Sat 1682 07/20/2019

FaceApp Makes Today’s Privacy Laws Look Antiquated

Cameras are everywhere, and data brokers are vacuuming up information on individuals. But regulations have not kept pace.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/faceapp-reveals-huge-holes-todays-privacy-laws/594358/?yptr=yahoo

 

[Tip] How to Change Text Font Size in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-change-text-font-size-in-windows-10/

 

How to Connect a Printer to a Laptop

Print from further away using your laptop

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-printer-to-laptop-4588717

 

How to Zoom In and Out on Part of a PowerPoint Presentation

https://www.howtogeek.com/427697/how-to-zoom-in-and-out-on-part-of-a-powerpoint-presentation/

 

A new version of Firefox will warn you if your passwords were pirated

https://news.yahoo.com/version-firefox-warn-passwords-were-pirated-150647765.html

 

ClipAngel is an open-source clipboard manager for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/16/clipangel-open-source-clipboard-manager/

 

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 13 and iPadOS?

With the arrival this fall of iOS 13 and iPadOS, there's some bad news for those relying on iPhones that debuted in 2013 and 2014 and some of Apple's older iPads.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3282811/which-iphones-ipads-support-apples-ios-13-and-ipados.html

 

Orlando police are ditching Amazon Rekognition

The facial recognition program has struggled with technical errors and ethical concerns, according to the Orlando Weekly.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazons-rekognition-program-with-orlando-police-department-has-reportedly-ended/

 

Buying a Refurbished Mac? 10 Things You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/buying-a-refurbished-mac-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

 

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio

The city will be the first in the Google-McClatchy Compass Experiment.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/google-mcclatchy-compass-experiment-youngstown-ohio/

 

Assange ran election interference out of Ecuadorian Embassy, surveillance docs show

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apts-cyberespionage/assange-ran-election-interference-out-of-ecuadorian-embassy-surveillance-docs-show/

 

AMD’s RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT Reviewed: RDNA Puts Radeon Back in the Game

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/294524-amds-rx-5700-and-rx-5700-xt-reviewed-rdna-puts-radeon-back-in-the-game

 

Driver Booster PRO (I have use the non-PRO (free) version for many years)

Update all your drivers and game components, thus ensuring your computer runs smoothly and stays issue-free, with this intuitive application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/IObit-Driver-Booster.shtml

 

A Password Management Report Card

New research on password management tools identifies the relative strengths and weaknesses of 12 competing offerings.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/a-password-management-report-card-/a/d-id/1335248

 

Play Music on 2 Devices Using Bluetooth 5 on Your Galaxy

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/play-music-2-devices-using-bluetooth-5-your-galaxy-0198926/

 

Customers' personal data stolen in breach of major wireless carrier

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/581699/customers-personal-data-stolen-in-breach-of-major-wireless-carrier

 

How to Clean a Mac Keyboard

Maintain that keyboard and you'll be able to use it for years

https://www.lifewire.com/clean-your-mac-keyboard-4586910

 

How to Change Your Apple ID Email Address

https://www.howtogeek.com/408142/how-to-change-your-apple-id-email-address/

 

SAG-AFTRA Warns Members About FaceApp Terms of Use

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/sag-aftra-warns-members-faceapp-012247260.html

 

How to load SWF files on the desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/16/how-to-load-swf-files-on-the-desktop/

 

The $300 Kano PC is designed to teach your kids what goes into a computer

The Kano PC is due in October.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3403333/the-300-kano-pc-is-designed-to-teach-your-kids-what-goes-into-a-computer.html

 

YouTube Music will now let you roll between tracks and video

If you're jamming to tracks on YouTube Music, you can now easily watch the corresponding music video.

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-youtube-music-feature-allows-users-to-switch-to-the-music-video/

 

Something Disappeared From Your Mac? How to Restore 7 Common Items

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/something-disappeared-mac/

 

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos

The service has time-matched more than five million official music videos with songs.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/youtube-music-seamless-switching-audio-videos/

 

Researchers devise method to track Bluetooth devices, despite built-in protections

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/researchers-devise-method-to-track-bluetooth-devices-despite-built-in-protections/

 

AMD’s Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 9 3900X Reviewed: Red Storm Ryzen

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/294473-amds-ryzen-7-3700x-and-ryzen-7-3900x-reviewed-red-storm-ryzen

 

What You Need to Know About the New Password Manager in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla is working on adding a new password manager to the Firefox feature lineup, and the most recent Nightly build provides us with an early implementation.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-password-manager-in-mozilla-firefox-526765.shtml

 

Lenovo NAS Firmware Flaw Exposes Stored Data

More than 5,100 vulnerable devices containing multiple terabytes of data are open to exploitation, researchers found.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/lenovo-nas-firmware-flaw-exposes-stored-data-/d/d-id/1335263

 

Rearrange & Remove Apps from Your iPhone's Home Screen in iOS 13

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/rearrange-remove-apps-from-your-iphones-home-screen-ios-13-0198422/

 

Best graphic design software for DIY design

https://www.komando.com/tips/576915/best-graphic-design-software-for-diy-design

 

How to Print in Black and White on Mac

It's easier than you think

https://www.lifewire.com/print-in-black-and-white-on-mac-4178300

 

How to Open RAW Image Files on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/427588/how-to-open-raw-image-files-on-windows-10/

 

FaceApp Is A Reminder That Our Data Is More Vulnerable Than We Realize

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/faceapp-reminder-data-more-vulnerable-154834320.html

 

Paint.net 4.2 is out with a huge list of changes

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/15/paint-net-4-2-is-out-with-a-huge-list-of-changes/

 

These four 'Eyes First' Windows games could do for eye tracking what Solitaire did for the PC's mouse

Is eye tracking an assistive technology or just convenient? Either way, Microsoft would like you to become more familiar with it.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3403348/these-four-eyes-first-windows-games-could-do-for-eye-tracking-what-solitaire-did-for-the-pcs-mouse.html

 

More people are trading their iPhones in for Androids, study says

While more than a quarter of iPhone X owners moved to Android, just 7.7% of Galaxy S9 users switched to iOS, according to a company that lets you turn in your old phones.

https://www.cnet.com/news/more-people-are-trading-their-iphones-in-for-androids-study-says/

 

How to Transfer and Share Files Between Windows and Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/transfer-share-files-windows-linux/

 

Toys 'R' Us returns with 'STEAM' workshops and smaller stores

The new stores will be more like playgrounds.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/toys-r-us-opens-two-stores-tru-kids-b8ta/

 

How to take control of Face ID (with tools you may not know exist)

These two tips make it much easier to secure your device and its contents when you are on the move.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3409091/how-to-take-control-of-face-id-with-tools-you-may-not-know-exist.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Send and Receive MMS attachments from Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/136007-turn-off-send-receive-mms-attachments-your-phone-app.html

 

Microsoft Edge Now Lets Users Choose What to Delete on Browser Close

The latest version of Microsoft Edge Canary comes with a new feature to enhance privacy in the browser, allowing users to choose what data to remove when closing the app.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-edge-now-lets-users-choose-what-to-delete-on-browser-close-526763.shtml

 

FBI Publishes GandCrab Decryption Keys

Publishing the keys should render existing versions of the ransomware far less dangerous for victims.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/fbi-publishes-gandcrab-decryption-keys/d/d-id/1335258

 

Forward Skype Calls to Your Phone Number on iPhone or Android

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/forward-skype-calls-your-phone-number-iphone-android-0199622/

 

Update now! Popular keyboard and mouse dongles are vulnerable to hackers (Important)

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/581438/update-now-popular-keyboard-and-mouse-dongles-are-vulnerable-to-hackers

 

I Hope You Learned Your FaceApp Lesson

A viral sensation is born and battered

https://www.lifewire.com/i-hope-you-learned-your-faceapp-lesson-4693458

 

How to Use Siri to Control Your Apple TV From Your iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/427395/how-to-use-siri-to-control-your-apple-tv-from-your-iphone/

 

Stand Steady launches attachable monitor converting laptops to dual-screen PCs

https://news.yahoo.com/stand-steady-launches-attachable-monitor-converting-laptops-dual-094957826.html

 

Volume Master for Chrome: control and boost per-tab audio volume

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/13/volume-master-for-chrome-control-and-boost-per-tab-audio-volume/

 

The PCI Express 6.0 specification is announced and due to arrive in 2021, with products to follow

The PCI SIG has announced the proposed specification, which has yet to be published.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3403384/the-pci-express-60-specification-is-announced-and-due-to-arrive-in-2021-with-products-to-follow.html

 

We found these 9 hidden YouTube features

These tips make watching YouTube so much better.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/we-found-these-9-hidden-youtube-features/

 

External Drive Not Showing Up or Recognized? Here Is the Fix

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

 

Pampers gets into smart diapers with Lumi

It's an all-in-one system for taking care of your newborn.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/pampers-lumi-smart-diapers/

 

Reverse engineering the Win10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrade — coming soon to a PC near you

Having seen only a handful of promises, a couple of screenshots and a rapidly changing set of definitions, it’s hard to tell how Microsoft will actually push your Win10 1803 machine to 1903. Here’s what we’ve seen so far.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3410285/reverse-engineering-the-win10-1803-to-1903-forced-upgrade-coming-soon-to-a-pc-near-you.html

 

How to Fix 'You've been signed in with a temporary profile' Error in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48012-fix-youve-been-signed-temporary-profile-windows-10-a.html

 

Balabolka

Text-to-speech tool with the Microsoft Anna voice and generous features, such as Clipboard monitor, text extraction, batch file conversion, spellchecker, along with speech rate, pitch and volume adjustment

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Science-CAD/Balabolka.shtml

 

US Mayors Commit to Just Saying No to Ransomware

The group of more than 1,400 top elected municipal officials takes the admirable, recommended stance against paying ransoms. However, can towns and cities secure their information technology infrastructure to withstand attacks?

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/us-mayors-commit-to-just-saying-no-to-ransomware/d/d-id/1335255

 

Increase Text Size in Google Chrome for Android

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/increase-text-size-google-chrome-for-android-0199921/

 

Best free registry cleaner for Windows (very skeptical as most do nothing of value)

https://www.komando.com/downloads/580196/best-free-registry-cleaner-for-windows

 

Prepare for the End of the Netflix Era

Netflix’s bumpy month is a symptom of a changing streaming landscape

https://www.lifewire.com/prepare-for-the-end-of-the-netflix-era-4693579

 

[Fix] Brightness Increases to Maximum When Opening Camera App in Android Mobile Phone

https://www.askvg.com/fix-brightness-increases-to-maximum-when-opening-camera-app-in-android-mobile-phone/

 

Apple’s iPhone 12 will pack a processor unlike anything else in the industry

https://bgr.com/2019/07/19/iphone-12-specs-5nm-cpu-to-hit-production-in-time-for-2020-launch/

 

The best turntable

Wirecutter narrowed it down to two picks.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/19/the-best-turntable/?yptr=yahoo

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Samsung launches high-capacity smartphone RAM built for 5G and AI

It'll give smartphones the power they need for 5G and AI applications.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/samsung-12gb-lpddr5/?yptr=yahoo

 

Set Up Network Implants with a Cheap SBC (Single-Board Computer)

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/set-up-network-implants-with-cheap-sbc-single-board-computer-0196195/

 

9 Things Every PC Builder Needs for a Successful Build

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/things-needed-for-successful-pc-build/

 

Europol Head Fears 5G Will Give Criminals an Edge

Catherine De Bolle is concerned law enforcement will lose its ability to track criminals with the arrival of 5G networks.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/europol-head-fears-5g-will-give-criminals-an-edge/d/d-id/1335309

 

Apple's AirPods Are Still on Sale for Basically the Same Price as on Amazon Prime Day

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/apples-airpods-still-sale-basically-194800635.html

 

Your Facebook account is a liability. Secure it now

It doesn't take long to make sure your Facebook account is locked down.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/your-facebook-account-is-a-liability-secure-it-now/

 

Firefox to mark all HTTP sites as Not Secure

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/firefox-to-mark-all-http-sites-as-not-secure/

 

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/

 

Never Attribute to Malice…

Malicious intent is a common knee-jerk reaction to technological trials and tribulations. Unfortunately, it's usually the wrong assumption to make.

https://askleo.com/never-attribute-to-malice/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7RH1jzFXpdfbL

 

iOS 13: Here are the new security and privacy features you might’ve missed

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/18/ios-13-security-privacy/?yptr=yahoo

 

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

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

 

[Tip] Enable Dark Mode Everywhere in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-dark-mode-everywhere-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

Critical WordPress plugin flaw leaves 200,000 sites at risk

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/a-critical-security-flaw-in-a-wordpress-plugin-allows-threat-actors-to-remotely-execute-php-code/

 

The Best Free PC Games to Play in 2019

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/82824-the-20-best-free-pc-games

 

How to Create and Manage a Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/426644/how-to-create-a-table-of-contents-in-word/

 

The 13 Coolest Features in iOS 13

Check out the most interesting and useful new additions to Apple's iOS experience, from Dark Mode and video editing to privacy-focused features like Sign In with Apple.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/368749/the-13-coolest-features-in-ios-13

 

Set up Facebook and Instagram to delete themselves after you die

https://www.komando.com/tips/575616/set-up-facebook-and-instagram-to-delete-themselves-after-you-die

 

7 Ways Hackers Steal Your Identity on Social Media

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-hackers-steal-identity-on-social-media/

 

Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

More than 30% of Mirai attacks, and an increasing number of variants of the malicious malare, are going after enterprise IoT devices, raising the stakes for business.

https://www.darkreading.com/mirai-groups-target-business-iot-devices/d/d-id/1335308

 

Google, Firefox Browser Extensions Expose Data of 4 Million People

https://news.yahoo.com/google-firefox-browser-extensions-expose-235934065.html

 

Locked out of your Mac? How to bypass and reset your password to get back in

Don't freak out if you get locked out of your Mac, there's a built-in password tool for this exact problem.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/locked-out-of-your-mac-how-to-bypass-and-reset-your-password-to-get-back-in/

 

Media Player Classic - Black Edition is a lightweight video player for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/17/media-player-classic-black-edition-video-player-for-windows/

 

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/

 

What Is Your Most Trusted Method of Backing Up?

Backing up is important. Knowing which tools, techniques, services, and even advice to trust can be a challenge.

https://askleo.com/what-is-your-most-trusted-method-of-backing-up/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7RH1jzFXpdfbL

 

Google is adding Find My Device and battery features to Fast Pair headphones

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/19/google-is-adding-find-my-device-and-battery-features-to-fast-pair-headphones/?yptr=yahoo

 

The Best Plain Text Note-Taking Apps for Every Platform

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

 

[Fix] Windows 10 Automatically Restores Programs and Apps After Update or Restart

https://www.askvg.com/fix-windows-10-automatically-restores-programs-and-apps-after-update-or-restart/

 

Securing Energy Infrastructure Act passes House

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/government/the-house-thursday-passed-the-bipartisan-securing-energy-infrastructure-act-which-aims-to-remove-vulnerabilities-that-could-allow-hackers-to-access-the-energy-grid/

 

These 7 Tablets and Computers Are All on Sale Today

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/294569-these-7-tablets-and-computers-are-all-on-sale-today

 

How to Create, View, and Edit Bookmarks in Google Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/427777/how-to-create-view-and-edit-bookmarks-in-google-chrome/

 

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown callers.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362120/how-to-block-robocalls-and-spam-calls

 

More than 250 million email addresses compromised because of this sneaky malware

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/580907/this-malware-bot-has-spread-to-millions-of-email-accounts

 

How to Organize Your Password Manager in 7 Steps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/organize-password-manager/

 

BitPaymer Ransomware Operators Wage Custom, Targeted Attacks

A new framework is allowing the threat group to compile variants of the malware for each victim, Morphisec says.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/bitpaymer-ransomware-operators-wage-custom-targeted-attacks/d/d-id/1335298

 

A new version of Firefox will warn you if your passwords were pirated

https://news.yahoo.com/version-firefox-warn-passwords-were-pirated-150647765.html

 

10 things you should know about surge protectors

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

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

 

Beware: CCleaner may install CCleaner Browser and remap file associations

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/17/beware-ccleaner-may-install-ccleaner-browser/

 

How to uninstall and block updates from reinstalling on Windows 10

Here are the instructions to uninstall a Windows update or driver causing issues with your PC , and the steps to block Windows 10 from temporarily reinstalling them.

https://pureinfotech.com/uninstall-update-windows-10/

 

Revealed: Why Old-School USB Cables Never Fit the First Time

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10576/revealed-why-old-school-usb-cables-never-fit-first-time

 

Microsoft OneNote cheat sheet

Part of Microsoft’s Office suite and built into Windows 10, OneNote is a robust note-taking app that is also available as a free standalone product. Here’s how to get up and running with OneNote for Windows 10.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3406779/microsoft-onenote-cheat-sheet.html

 

Best Microsoft Office Alternatives for macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-microsoft-office-alternatives-macos/

 

Cadillac owners can now find and book parking through the infotainment system

It's all thanks to the system's online Marketplace app bazaar.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/cadillac-marketplace-parkwhiz-parking-infotainment-integration/

 

Spotify vs. Apple vs. Pandora vs. Tidal vs. Deezer vs. Amazon

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/news/best-music-streaming-services-spotify-vs-apple-vs-pandora-vs-tidal-vs-deezer-vs-amazon-0199737/

 

How to Enable or Disable Windows Sandbox in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123777-enable-disable-windows-sandbox-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Encrypt and Decrypt Files With GPG on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/427982/how-to-encrypt-and-decrypt-files-with-gpg-on-linux/

 

Europol Dismantles Global Cybercrime Network

The network attempted to steal over $100 million using the GozNym malware from more than 41,000 victims, most of which were business and financial institutions.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368405/europol-announces-dismantling-of-global-cybercrime-network

 

Check for these browser extensions that secretly collect and sell your data

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582350/check-for-these-browser-extensions-that-secretly-collect-and-sell-your-data

 

The 5 Best Grammar Checkers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-grammar-checker/

 

Bluetooth Bug Enables Tracking on Windows 10, iOS & macOS Devices

Researchers discover a third-party algorithm in multiple high-profile Bluetooth devices exposes users to third-party tracking and data access.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/bluetooth-bug-enables-tracking-on-windows-10-ios-and-macos-devices/d/d-id/1335287

 

Facebook and Google have trackers on porn sites, new study shows

https://news.yahoo.com/facebook-google-tracking-users-porn-180010301.html

 

Google and Facebook might be tracking your porn history, researchers warn

Incognito mode won't help, either.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-and-facebook-might-be-tracking-your-porn-history/

 

Next up for Firefox's Tracking Protection: Social Media tracker blocking

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/17/next-up-for-firefoxs-tracking-protection-social-media-tracker-blocking/

 

WINDOWS THROWBACK THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-throwback-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Florida Gov't Ransomware Tops $1 Million Payout

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10577/florida-govt-ransomware-tops-1-million-payout

 

How Apple is improving Siri Shortcuts in iOS, iPadOS

Towards an Apple VoiceOS...

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3410343/how-apple-is-improving-siri-shortcuts-in-ios-ipados.html

 

How to Use fd to Quickly Find Files in Linux and macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-fd-find-files-linux-macos/

 

New cars that keep you from speeding

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/videos/new-cars-that-keep-you-from-speeding/

 

Set Apple Music Songs as Alarm Sounds on Your iPhone So You Don't Hit Snooze Anymore

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/set-apple-music-songs-as-alarm-sounds-your-iphone-so-you-dont-hit-snooze-anymore-0162799/

 

Move Off-Screen Window back On-Screen in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/87172-move-off-screen-window-back-screen-windows-10-a.html

 

How Criminals Order Phones in Your Name (and How to Stop Them)

https://www.howtogeek.com/426876/how-criminals-order-phones-in-your-name-and-how-to-stop-them/

 

TV and Smartphones: Still the Top Tech in US Households

Smart speaker adoption climbs like crazy (again), but much as we love speaking to speakers, nothing beats the three screens (TV, smartphones, and laptops) in US households. Yet.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368386/tv-and-smartphones-still-the-top-tech-in-us-households

 

Amazon will pay you a whopping $10 to follow you around the web

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/581870/amazon-will-pay-you-a-whopping-10-to-follow-you-around-the-web

 

How to Import and Manage Multiple Email Accounts in Gmail

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/import-manage-multiple-email-accounts-gmail/

 

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode

Google says it violates the spirit of private browsing.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/chrome-76-to-stop-private-browsing-checks/?yptr=yahoo

 

Where to Get a Free VPN?

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

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The Best Chromebooks for 2019

Budget-friendly, web-centric Chromebooks can save you money. But is it worth opting for one if you can find a capable Windows 10 laptop for well under $500? Here's what you need to know, along with the best Chromebook models we have tested.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/305859/the-best-chromebooks

 

Vulnerability Found in GE Anesthesia Machines

GE Healthcare has released a statement claiming the bug is not in the machine itself and does not pose direct risk to patients.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/vulnerability-found-in-ge-anesthesia-machines/d/d-id/1335208

 

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone

https://lifehacker.com/delete-these-banned-apps-from-your-android-1836494919

 

YouTube cracks down on stream-ripping sites that pirate music

The site's new copyright-protection measures have caught the eye of a congressional committee chairman and the recording industry.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-youtube-crack-down-on-stream-ripping-mp3-sites-pirating-music-songs/

 

How to configure the DNS in iOS 

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/28/how-to-configure-the-dns-in-ios/

 

Will iPadOS transform the iPad into a MacBook replacement?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/will-ipados-transform-the-ipad-into-a-macbook-replacement/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Setting Up an iPad Without a Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/setup-ipad-without-computer-2740803

 

Microsoft starts Windows 10's 1803-to-1903 forced upgrade

The company said it's starting the process of upgrading Windows 10 PCs running last year's April update and moving those PCs to the latest version of the operating system.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3409621/microsoft-starts-windows-10s-1803-to-1903-forced-upgrade.html

 

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

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

 

iPhone Loyalty Is Reportedly Dropping Like a Rock

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/295203-iphone-loyalty-is-reportedly-dropping-like-a-rock

 

7 Warning Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Android Phone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/signs-upgrade-android-phone/

 

Sodinokibi ransomware campaigns span growing array of attack vectors

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/sodinokibi-ransomware-campaigns-span-growing-array-of-attack-vectors/

 

Free MP4 Video Converter

Convert your favorite videos to formats like MP4, MPEG, or MP3, with generous supported input formats, quality settings, and output configuration

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Encoders-Converter-DIVX-Related/Free-MP4-Video-Converter.shtml

 

Update Your Logitech Wireless Dongle Right Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/428767/update-your-logitech-wireless-dongle-right-now/

 

How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

Why dial when you can Alexa?

https://www.techhive.com/article/3289390/how-to-make-voice-and-video-calls-using-alexa-and-your-amazon-echo.html?utm_date=20190719161643

 

FaceApp, the Russian-backed app that ages you, has a serious privacy risk

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/581939/faceapp-the-russian-backed-app-that-ages-you-has-a-serious-privacy-risk

 

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

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

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

 

Intel Releases Updates for Storage & Diagnostic Tools

CISA released an alert telling users about the updates to firmware in Intel SSD and Processor Diagnostic products.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/intel-releases-updates-for-storage-and-diagnostic-tools/d/d-id/1335204

 

How to Use Faster Context Menus in the Latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-use-faster-context-menus-in-the-latest-ios-13-an-1836501619

 

Why you should get a wireless blood pressure monitor

Monitoring your blood pressure at home is a good idea for everyone.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-measure-your-blood-pressure-at-home/

 

How to disable the email signature in Avast Free Antivirus

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/how-to-disable-the-email-signature-in-avast-free-antivirus/

 

Raspberry Pi competitor Khadas VIM3 includes 4K, M.2 PCIe support

The Amlogic S992X-powered single-board computer will be offered initially in two configurations, with more powerful configurations to arrive later.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-competitor-khadas-vim3-includes-4k-m-2-pcie-support/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

What to Do With a New iPad

Have a New iPad? What to Do First

https://www.lifewire.com/what-to-do-new-ipad-1994391

 

How and why Apple users should switch to DuckDuckGo for search

Apple users who care about privacy are moving to DuckDuckGo for search. These tips will get you started with it.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3410297/how-and-why-apple-users-should-switch-to-duckduckgo-for-search.html

 

How to Restart Chrome without Losing a Single Tab

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

 

At a Glance: Adata XPG SX6000 Pro Review

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/294767-at-a-glance-adata-xpg-sx6000-pro-review

 

The Best Ways to Spell Check in Google Chrome

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-ways-to-spell-check-on-the-go-in-chrome/

 

Stegoware-3PC marks new high in adware sophistication

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/stegoware-3pc-marks-new-high-in-adware-sophistication/

 

Portable Wise Auto Shutdown

Set your PC to automatically turn off, restart, log off the current user, turn the power off with just a few clicks using this portable application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/System-Enhancements/Portable-Wise-Auto-Shutdown.shtml

 

Alexa Could Come to Windows 10’s Lock Screen

https://www.howtogeek.com/428768/alexa-could-come-to-windows-10s-lock-screen/

 

Scout’s $99 video doorbell promises to detect people rather than cars

Its "People Detection" system is designed to pinpoint people, not pets.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3407761/scout-video-doorbell-promises-to-detect-people-not-cars.html?utm_date=20190719161742

 

5 simple steps to clean up your Android contacts for good

https://www.komando.com/tips/491750/5-simple-steps-to-clean-up-your-android-contacts-for-good

 

How to Use Multitasking on Your iPad

With Slide Over and Split View on the iPad, you can view and work with two or three apps at a time and drag and drop text, images, links, and files between open apps.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/356885/how-to-use-multitasking-on-your-ipad

 

10 Ways to Keep a Rogue RasPi From Wrecking Your Network

A Raspberry Pi attached to the network at NASA JPL became the doorway for a massive intrusion and subsequent data loss. Here's how to keep the same thing from happening to your network.

https://www.darkreading.com/iot/10-ways-to-keep-a-rogue-raspi-from-wrecking-your-network/d/d-id/1335146

 

How to Talk Into a Microphone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-talk-into-a-microphone-1836427140

 

FaceApp was a test. We didn't pass

Commentary: Our inability to draw lines when it comes to our personal data is a real problem, with real ramifications. This won't age well.

https://www.cnet.com/news/faceapp-privacy-concerns/

 

Firefox 68.0.1 will be released today

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/firefox-68-0-1-will-be-released-today/

 

Mozilla figures out how users can avoid online ads and sites can still make money

Mozilla's new Ad-free internet service helps users deal with pesky online ads, while not stiffing the hosting sites.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/mozilla-figures-out-how-users-can-avoid-online-ads-and-sites-can-still-make-money/

 

How to Turn Off Narrator in Microsoft

Turn off the voice and enjoy the quiet

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-turn-off-narrator-in-microsoft-4583803

 

Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3199247/microsoft-cheat-sheets-dive-into-windows-and-office-apps.html

 

How to Repair Damaged DWG Files with Recovery Toolbox

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

 

How to Fix: Disable All Windows 10 Notifications (or a few)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10574/how-fix-disable-all-windows-10-notifications-or-few

 

Everything You Need to Know About Your WhatsApp Privacy Settings

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/everything-need-know-whatsapp-privacy-settings/

 

How to Turn On or Off Your Phone app Notification Banners in Windows 10 for Android Phone Messages

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/136089-turn-off-your-phone-app-notifications-android-messages.html

 

Free Video Cutter Joiner

Easily cut unwanted sections of any video, as well as join multiple video files into one by relying on this slightly outdated app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Editors/Free-Video-Cutter-Joiner.shtml

 

How Alexa Listens for Wake Words

https://www.howtogeek.com/427686/how-alexa-listens-for-wake-words/

 

Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3187462/best-media-streaming-device.html?utm_date=20190719161804

 

New ways AT&T, Sprint, Verizon & T-Mobile are taking on robocalls

https://www.komando.com/tips/580274/new-ways-att-sprint-verizon-t-mobile-are-taking-on-robocalls

 

All-In on Small: Hands On With Lenovo's ThinkCentre M90n-1 Nano PCs

Designed for specialized use (and one coming in a fanless design), these are, according to Lenovo, the world's smallest commercial desktop PCs.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/367432/all-in-on-small-hands-on-with-lenovo-s-thinkcentre-m90n-1-na

 

79% of US Consumers Fear Webcams Are Watching

Widespread privacy concerns have caused 60% of people to cover their laptop webcams - some in creative ways - survey data shows.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/79--of-us-consumers-fear-webcams-are-watching/d/d-id/1335291

 

Check If Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware

https://lifehacker.com/check-if-your-android-device-has-been-infected-by-malic-1836457809

 

More people are trading their iPhones in for Androids, study says

While more than a quarter of iPhone X owners moved to Android, just 7.7% of Galaxy S9 users switched to iOS, according to a company that lets you turn in your old phones.

https://www.cnet.com/news/more-people-are-trading-their-iphones-in-for-androids-study-says/

 

ScrollAnywhere adds more scrolling options to Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/18/scrollanywhere-adds-more-scrolling-options-to-firefox/

 

Why Apple should follow Microsoft's move to get rid of passwords

Apple is testing biometric authentication as a new way of signing in to iCloud.com.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-apple-should-follow-microsofts-move-to-get-rid-of-passwords/

 

What is Windows 10 Tablet Mode?

Discover how to enable and disable tablet mode on your Windows 10 PC

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-windows-10-tablet-mode-4584793

 

Alexa wins the Apple App Store as voice control takes over

Alexa's meteoric climb up the Apple App Store charts should be all the proof you need that the age of voice is here.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3409956/alexa-wins-the-apple-app-store-as-voice-control-takes-over.html

 

How to Install Kodi on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-kodi-linux/

 

Report: Many Apps on Google Store are Fake, Scams

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10575/report-many-apps-google-store-are-fake-scams

 

How to Install Android on Your Windows Tablet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-android-windows-8-tablet/

 

How to Have Cortana Learn your Voice for 'Hey Cortana' in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/18618-have-cortana-learn-your-voice-hey-cortana-windows-10-a.html

 

VietOCR.NET

Extract text from a wide variety of photo formats using a tool that can deliver accurate character recognition usin this application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Others/VietOCR-NET.shtml

 

How to Speed Up Your Internet Connection

https://www.howtogeek.com/426515/how-to-speed-up-your-internet-connection/

 

How to play music you own on an Amazon Echo

Use your personal music collection with Alexa, even after Amazon Music Storage shuts down.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3257787/how-to-play-music-you-own-on-an-amazon-echo.html?utm_date=20190719161827

 

Bluetooth flaw allows hackers to track your devices

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/581641/bluetooth-flaw-allows-hackers-to-track-your-devices

 

How to Connect Your Android Phone to Your TV

You can stream your Android phone or tablet screen to a TV through screen mirroring, Google Cast, using a third-party app, or linking it with a cable.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/367781/how-to-connect-your-android-phone-to-your-tv

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A beginner's guide to Linux permissions

Linux security permissions designate who can do what with a file or directory.

https://opensource.com/article/19/6/understanding-linux-permissions?sc_cid=701f20000012xC7AAI

 

10 best video games for people over 55

https://www.komando.com/tips/565893/best-games-for-people-over-55

 

How Do Internet Speed Tests Work? (and How Accurate Are They?)

https://www.howtogeek.com/426757/how-do-internet-speed-tests-work-and-how-accurate-are-they/

 

How to View Two Pages, Restrict Websites and More in Safari on iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/safari-tips-on-ipad-4108980

 

Apple conducts AirPod manufacturing trial in Vietnam amid China trade spat: Report

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-conducts-airpod-manufacturing-trial-164830177.html

 

How To Back Up Windows 10

https://askleo.com/how-to-back-up-windows-10/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J1g4F7MwLpdfbL

 

How to Use Quality Wired Headphones with Your Newer iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-quality-wired-headphones-with-newer-iphone/

 

How to Use Android Without Google: Everything You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/using-android-without-google/

 

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge

It's giving enterprise users the go-ahead to test the Chromium browser.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/16/microsoft-edge-internet-explorer-mode-test/?yptr=yahoo

 

Oh Canada: Why half of phishing attacks target the Great White North

Though phishing volume remained relatively stable, attacks against Canadian users dominate, according to an RSA report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/oh-canada-why-half-of-phishing-attacks-target-the-great-white-north/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Windows 10 Update Causes 'Black Screen of Death'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10571/windows-10-update-causes-black-screen-death

 

Microsoft’s familiar refrain: Disable macros to avoid malware campaign running FlawedAmmyy trojan

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/microsofts-familiar-refrain-disable-macros-to-avoid-malware-campaign-running-flawedammyy-trojan/

 

Google Pixel 3a Gets Respectable Repairability Score from iFixit

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/291142-google-pixel-3a-gets-respectable-repairability-score-from-ifixit

 

How to get out of Safe Mode on Windows 10

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

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

 

Sony’s awesome Bluetooth vinyl record player just got its first discount

https://bgr.com/2019/07/17/bluetooth-record-player-on-amazon-plays-vinyl/

 

Beats Powerbeats Pro

https://www.pcmag.com/review/368178/beats-powerbeats-pro

 

5 essential offline apps for Android when there's no internet

https://www.komando.com/apps/564830/essential-offline-apps-for-when-theres-no-wifi

 

How to Check Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength

https://www.howtogeek.com/426642/how-to-check-your-wi-fi-signal-strength/

 

The iPad Quick Start Guide

How to Start Using Your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-quick-start-guide-1994389

 

FaceApp sparks concerns over privacy policy, Russian roots

https://news.yahoo.com/faceapp-sparks-concerns-over-privacy-174629617.html

 

How Do I Know a Web Address is Safe?

Domain names are simple in concept, yet can be constructed in ways that might fool you. I'll look at some examples, and discuss what's important.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-know-a-web-address-is-safe/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J1g4F7MwLpdfbL

 

How to Upgrade Debian

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

 

8 Useful Google Tools and Apps You May Have Overlooked

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lesser-known-google-tools-apps/

 

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store

They're conspicuously designed to enable abuse.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/17/google-pulls-android-stalker-apps/?yptr=yahoo

 

Intel's NUC Compute Element vs. Raspberry Pi Compute Module: Which is better?

Modular computing solutions are becoming increasingly popular, with Intel unveiling the 15W U-Series at Computex 2019.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/intels-nuc-compute-element-vs-raspberry-pi-compute-module-which-is-better/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Firefox Users: Update Now to Patch Remote Execution Flaw

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10572/firefox-users-update-now-patch-remote-execution-flaw

 

Riltok banking trojan begins targeting Europe

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/the-riltok-banking-trojan-has-set-its-sights-for-the-european-market-after-a-few-modifications/

 

The Raspberry Pi 4 Has a Flawed USB-C Port

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/294665-the-raspberry-pi-4-has-a-flawed-usb-c-port

 

OneDrive gets Personal Vault feature to store sensitive files

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

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

 

New video shows Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 models like never before

https://bgr.com/2019/07/17/iphone-11-release-date-coming-leaked-video/

 

The Best PC Games

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is just the latest of our 154 expert reviews in 15 categories. These are the best PC games you should play right 

https://www.pcmag.com/article/344190/the-best-pc-games

 

Unthinkable: Antivirus providers attacked by hackers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/566413/unthinkable-antivirus-providers-attacked-by-hackers

 

How to Fix a Frozen Windows PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/427550/how-to-fix-a-frozen-windows-pc/

 

Basic iPad Lessons to Teach You the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/ipad-help-10-lesson-for-beginners-1994410

 

Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Wants Suppliers to Prepare 2020 iPhone Cameras

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wednesday-apple-rumors-apple-wants-180120761.html

 

Why Does My Facebook Post Show as “Unavailable” to Some People?

Sharing posts you find on Facebook often results in an "unavailable" message. That's Facebook respecting privacy settings.

https://askleo.com/why-does-my-facebook-post-show-as-unavailable-to-some-people/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J1g4F7MwLpdfbL

 

How to Use Opera Browser’s Free VPN for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-opera-browsers-free-vpn-android/

 

How to Watch Netflix, Amazon Video, and Plex With Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/netflix-amazon-video-plex-raspberry-pi/

 

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

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

 

How to fix slow boot times in Windows 10 when other tips have failed

Slow boot times can be extremely frustrating, but there is a trick to improve boot times in Windows 10 that may be worth a try.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-fix-slow-boot-times-in-windows-10-when-other-tips-have-failed/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsoft

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/17/att-signs-2-billion-cloud-deal-with-microsoft/?yptr=yahoo

 

Setting up your Raspberry Pi

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/raspberry-pi-setting-up

 

How to Create a Bootable USB Recovery Drive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4200-create-recovery-drive-windows-10-a.html

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903, MAY 2019 UPDATE, SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

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

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

 

Apple may bring an exciting new feature to the 2020 iPhone’s rear camera

https://bgr.com/2019/07/17/iphone-2020-features-rear-camera-time-of-flight/

 

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown callers.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362120/how-to-block-robocalls-and-spam-calls

 

Hackers steal payment info from hundreds of online stores

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/565185/college-campus-skimming-attack

 

How to Fix Crashing Apps on an iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/427757/how-to-troubleshoot-iphone-and-ipad-app-crashes/

 

Setting or Changing Your iPad Passcode and Fingerprint

Keep your iPad secure by updating the passcode

https://www.lifewire.com/change-ipad-passcode-2740802

 

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide

https://news.yahoo.com/google-maps-rolls-bike-sharing-120110016.html

 

My Computers Keep Dying — Is It Me?

It's easy to feel cursed if computer after computer you deal with has problems. It's often not you at all.

https://askleo.com/my-computers-keep-dying-is-it-me/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J1g4F7MwLpdfbL

 

Notion: An Alternative Note-Taking App to Replace Evernote

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

 

How to Fix Your Windows 10 Update Errors With SetupDiag

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-windows-10-update-errors-setupdiag/

 

[Tip] How to Use or Disable Keyboard Navigation Support for Toolbar in Mozilla Firefox

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-use-or-disable-keyboard-navigation-support-for-toolbar-in-mozilla-firefox/

 

How to add a looping introduction to a PowerPoint presentation

To prime your audience for the main event, run a preview or welcome slide while the crowd arrives.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-add-a-looping-introduction-to-a-powerpoint-presentation/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Microsoft says it has detected hundreds of attempts to infiltrate U.S. political websites

Company says cyber-attacks came from nation-state actors

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/microsoft-says-it-has-detected-hundreds-of-attempts-to-infiltrate-us-political-websites-2019-07-17?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit

Full desktop computer kit - just connect to HDMI display(s)

https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-desktop-kit/

 

How to Add or Remove Cast to Device context menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61525-add-remove-cast-device-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

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/

 

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data

https://bgr.com/2019/07/16/sprint-hack-account-information-samsung/

 

Microsoft: Patch Old Windows Systems or Risk Computer Worm

Microsoft has discovered a serious flaw in Windows 7 and Windows XP systems, which can be exploited to create 'wormable' malware capable of spreading from one vulnerable machine to another. But only machines with Remote Desktop Protocol enabled are at risk.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368371/microsoft-patch-old-windows-systems-or-risk-computer-worm

 

12 Google Calendar tricks to start using right now

https://www.komando.com/tips/559819/12-google-calendar-tricks-to-start-using-right-now

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China’s Consumers Want 5G Mobile Phones. U.S. Buyers Aren’t Sure What They Are.

https://www.barrons.com/articles/chinas-us-consumers-5g-phones-survey-51563294400?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities

No more searching for a place to return that bike.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/16/google-maps-bike-sharing/?yptr=yahoo

 

The Best Free Antivirus Protection for 2019

Even if you're running Windows 10, you shouldn't rely on Microsoft's security tools. Many free third-party security apps are more effective at keeping you safe. We've tested 17 no-cost services to help you find the best free antivirus for protecting your PC.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/267984/the-best-free-antivirus-protection

 

How to set up any Amazon Echo device and customize its settings

https://news.yahoo.com/set-amazon-echo-device-customize-174300220.html

 

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

There are trade-offs, of course, but it's usually the cheaper option -- sometimes a lot cheaper.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/buy-glasses-online-and-save/

 

How to Close Apps on Android

Shut off running apps to free up memory and declutter

https://www.lifewire.com/close-apps-on-android-4164116

 

How to tell if the Hard Drive is SSD or HDD in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-tell-if-the-hard-drive-is-ssd-or-hdd

 

Report: Visual bugs in software can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/report-visual-bugs-in-software-can-cost-hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars-a-year/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Data protection authority reports itself to itself after data breach

https://www.grahamcluley.com/data-protection-authority-reports-itself-to-itself-after-data-breach/

 

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

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

 

How to Fix: Mass Delete Gmail Inbox (Spam, Promotions, Etc)

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10567/how-fix-mass-delete-gmail-inbox-spam-promotions-etc

 

Silex bricks 2,000 plus IoT devices, 14 year-old author has bigger plans for botnet

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/a-new-malware-dubbed-silex-has-bricked-at-least-2000-iot-devices-in-an-ongoing-campaign-that-is-expected-to-intensify-in-the-coming-days/

 

Why Do Ads Follow Me Around the Internet?

Advertising networks are quite sophisticated at watching what you're interested in. It might be a little creepy, but it's not malware.

https://askleo.com/why-do-ads-follow-me-around-the-internet/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JN35SfDYfpdfbL

 

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

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

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

 

The Best Devices to Use as a Plex Media Server

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-devices-plex-media-server/

 

9 tips for safe online and mobile banking

https://www.komando.com/tips/564922/9-tips-for-safe-online-and-mobile-banking

 

A Look Under the Hood of Google's Stadia Game-Streaming Service

A big question surrounding Stadia is how the service will perform when you play a game. Here's how the team plans to keep your games going without interruption.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368280/a-look-under-the-hood-of-googles-stadia-game-streaming-serv

 

Intel's neuron-based AI chips could drive a car | Engadget Today

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/intels-neuron-based-ai-chips-192902072.html

 

AT&T hit with lawsuit over sale of customers' location data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing on behalf of three AT&T customers.

https://www.cnet.com/news/at-t-hit-with-lawsuit-over-sale-of-customers-location-data/

 

Where Are Downloads on iPad?

The trick to managing your iPad downloads

https://www.lifewire.com/where-are-downloads-on-ipad-4688660

 

No hypervisor was found, Please enable hypervisor support

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/no-hypervisor-was-found-please-enable-hypervisor-support

 

Why employees must evolve to keep up with the digital workforce

The majority of US workers (87%) are willing to reskill to work alongside a digital workforce, according to a Blue Prism report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-employees-must-evolve-to-keep-up-with-the-digital-workforce/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Facebook lawyer argues you should have ‘no expectation of privacy’

https://www.grahamcluley.com/facebook-lawyer-argues-you-should-have-no-expectation-of-privacy/

 

How to Easily Resize an Image without Installing an Image Editor

https://www.maketecheasier.com/easily-resize-image-without-image-editor/

 

How to Fix: Chrome Installation Failed 0x80070002 Error

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10573/how-fix-chrome-installation-failed-0x80070002-error

 

Six arrested in European heist that netted $27.3M in cryptocurrency

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/six-people-in-the-u-k-and-netherlands-were-arrested-on-charges-stemming-from-a-e24-million-cryptocurrency-theft/

 

Why Are There Vertical Bars on the Left of Some Emails I Send?

When replying to email, many programs include the original text with some indication that it is the original. We'll look at configuring that.

https://askleo.com/why-are-there-vertical-bars-on-the-left-of-some-emails-i-send/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JN35SfDYfpdfbL

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1903 IMPROVES PERFORMANCE FOR AMD RYZEN PROCESSORS

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

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

 

5 New Mozilla Apps That Every Firefox Fan Should Check Out 

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mozilla-apps-firefox-fan/

 

How to troubleshoot your printer

https://www.komando.com/tips/564654/how-to-troubleshoot-your-printer

 

Microsoft Tips New Edge Browser Features, Election Security Tech

As expected, Azure and AI took center stage at this year's Microsoft Build developer conference, but there were a few more goodies around Edge and security.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368159/microsoft-tips-new-edge-browser-features-election-security

 

Why Did Apple Abandon Its AR and VR Headset Dreams?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-did-apple-abandon-ar-180000455.html

 

New wireless rankings continue to show US 4G improvements ahead of 5G

Even as 5G looms, 4G networks in the US are still getting stronger.

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-wireless-rankings-continue-to-show-us-4g-improvements/

 

A Guided Tour of the iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/guided-tour-of-ipad-1994403

 

Best Kodi addons & extensions for Chrome & Firefox

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-kodi-addons-extensions-for-chrome-firefox

 

How to change the complexity of your Windows PIN

Learn how to create a Windows PIN with more than four digits.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-change-the-complexity-of-your-windows-pin/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Two-thirds of iOS apps disable ATS, an iOS security feature

Three and a half years after its launch, ATS is still not widely adopted.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/two-thirds-of-ios-apps-disable-ats-an-ios-security-feature/

 

“Serious Games” Want to Teach You Real Skills

https://www.maketecheasier.com/serious-games-teach-you-real-skills/

 

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

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

 

The NEW Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide: updated for Raspberry Pi 4

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/the-new-official-raspberry-pi-beginners-guide-updated-for-raspberry-pi-4/

 

Will My Old Computer Run Windows 10?

There are several options to extend the life of an older machine, depending on its capabilities.

https://askleo.com/will-my-old-computer-run-windows-10/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JN35SfDYfpdfbL

 

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

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

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

 

Why Everyone Should Try the Raspberry Pi 4: New Features and Impressive Specs

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-4-overview/

 

What to do if you lose your phone on vacation

https://www.komando.com/tips/564928/what-to-do-if-you-lose-your-phone-on-vacation

 

Google Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3: How Does the $400 Phone Stack Up?

The Google Pixel 3 is an excellent phone for $800, but the Pixel 3a is available for half as much. Is it half the phone? What about the XL versions? We compare all four.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368219/google-pixel-3a-vs-pixel-3-how-does-the-400-phone-stack-u

 

Coway Aquamega 200C review: Cleanse contaminants and track your drinking-water consumption

This countertop water filter reduces nearly a dozen pollutants, but it's not worth the investment for everyone.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3403328/coway-aquamega-200c-review.html?utm_date=20190716235805

 

Apollo 11 moon launch: CBS takes you back to 1969 for 50th anniversary

Watch the 1969 coverage of the historic launch.

https://www.cnet.com/news/cbs-is-streaming-the-apollo-11-moon-launch-for-the-50th-anniversary/

 

How to Turn Off AirPlay

Stop sharing your screen when your stream is over

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-turn-off-airplay-4685890

 

How to uninstall Microsoft News App in Windows 10

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

 

Replacing JavaScript: How eBay made a web app 50x faster by switching programming languages

And why JavaScript still has an important role to play.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/replacing-javascript-with-webassembly-how-ebay-made-a-web-app-50x-faster-by-switching-programming-languages/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Crime doesn't pay? Crime doesn't do secure coding, either: Akamai bug-hunters find hijack hole in bank phishing kit

Absolutely criminal behavior – unrestricted file upload, really?

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

 

11 Uses for the ‘ps’ Command in Linux

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

 

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

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

 

Raspberry Pi 4 Tech Specs

https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/specifications/

 

There’s a huge iPhone bug in the latest iOS 13 beta that you really need to know about

https://bgr.com/2019/07/16/ios-13-beta-bug-passwords-access-without-authentication/

 

How to create local account on Windows 10

Learn the steps to add a new local account on Windows 10 without having to delete or change your current Microsoft account using the Settings app or Command Prompt.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-local-account-windows-10/

 

The 5 Best Tools to Open RAR Files

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-open-rar-files/

 

Yes, you should hide your wireless network from the neighbors (here's how)

https://www.komando.com/tips/565449/yes-you-should-hide-your-wireless-network-from-the-neighbors-heres-how

 

Google Shows Off Super-Fast 'Next Generation' Voice Assistant

Google says that breakthroughs in how its voice assistant processes language have enabled faster, smarter voice interactions—even offline.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368205/google-shows-off-super-fast-next-generation-voice-assistan

 

How to Create a Master Installation Flash Drive with Multiple Versions of Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/262944/how-to-create-a-master-installation-flash-drive-with-multiple-versions-of-windows/

 

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models

Flybotix's drone is designed for tricky inspections and search and rescue work.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/16/flybotix-dual-prop-drone-fly-longer/?yptr=yahoo

 

Insta360 EVO: Now Anyone Can Make Great VR Movies [VR180 - Watch in VR!]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey2rIvmtra0&t=16s

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How to Add a Customized Vibration Pattern to Contacts in Android

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

 

How to make launching apps easier in GNOME, KDE Plasma, and Cinnamon

Your Linux desktop can be as efficient as you need

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-make-launching-apps-easier-in-gnome-kde-plasma-and-cinnamon-4589496

 

How to enable variable refresh rate for games on Windows 10

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

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

 

Two Steps to Better Search Results

Searching is an art of sorts. I'll share two common mistakes searchers make, and my two-step approach to better search results.

https://askleo.com/two-steps-better-search-results/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jgf1vIsSbpdfbL

 

5 Warning Signs Your SSD Is About to Break Down and Fail

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-warning-signs-ssd-break-fail/

 

New Zealand budget details leaked due to website sloppiness, not hackers

https://www.grahamcluley.com/new-zealand-budget-details-leaked-due-to-website-sloppiness-not-hackers/

 

Firefox expected to launch random password generator this fall

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/mozilla-firefox-69-is-expected-to-launch-a-random-password-generator-similar-to-the-one-used-in-chrome-this-fall/

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

Would You Let Facebook Pay to Snoop on You?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10569/would-you-let-facebook-pay-snoop-you

 

How to Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10 – MiniTool

https://www.partitionwizard.com/partitionmanager/how-to-delete-windows-old.html

 

The Pixel 4 might be even more powerful than the Galaxy Note 10 and other 2019 Android flagships

https://bgr.com/2019/07/15/pixel-4-specs-vs-galaxy-note-10-snapdragon-855-plus-chip-included/

 

Apple is reportedly investigating after an 11-year-old girl says an iPhone 6 exploded in her hands

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-reportedly-investigating-11-old-100208798.html

 

Microsoft Teases Advanced Speech Tech, But It's Not for Everyone

At Build, Microsoft's new speech technology fooled audience members, who couldn't tell a real speaking human from the software. But how should companies use speech technology?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368227/microsoft-teases-advanced-speech-tech-but-its-not-for-ever

 

6 ways to protect your phone from hackers, snoops and intruders

https://www.komando.com/tips/575115/6-ways-to-protect-your-phone-from-hackers-snoops-and-intruders

 

5 of the Best Apple Mail Alternatives for Mac User

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

 

How to Forward Calls

Enable Call Forwarding on Your Landline, Android, or iPhone

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-forward-calls-4689010

 

How to set up a VPN server on Windows 10

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

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

 

Do I Need OneDrive?

Using OneDrive is up to you -- but here's why I absolutely recommend it.

https://askleo.com/do-i-need-onedrive/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jgf1vIsSbpdfbL

 

How to Free Up Space on Mac: 8 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/everything-can-free-space-mac/

 

London Underground passengers told to turn off their Wi-Fi if they don’t want to be tracked

https://www.grahamcluley.com/london-underground-passengers-told-to-turn-off-their-wi-fi-if-they-dont-want-to-be-tracked/

 

Sun Prairie, Wis. warns of data breach after intruder accesses employee email accounts

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/sun-prairie-wisc-warns-of-data-breach-after-intruder-accesses-employee-email-accounts/

 

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

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

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: Everything you need to know

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-may-2019-update-everything-you-need-to-know/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Would You Pay for Firefox? Mozilla Says 'Yes'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10568/would-you-pay-firefox-mozilla-says-yes

 

How to Recover My Files/Data for Free in 3 Steps [23 FAQs + Solutions]

https://www.minitool.com/data-recovery/recover-my-files-data-for-free.html

 

Brand new Apple Watches start at all-time low of $169 in this unprecedented Prime Day blowout

https://bgr.com/2019/07/15/apple-watch-prime-day-sale/

 

A flaw found in WhatsApp and Telegram on Android lets hackers mess with your photos, payments, and voice notes

https://news.yahoo.com/flaw-found-whatsapp-telegram-android-140550839.html

 

8 Ways Google Plans to Tackle Security and Privacy in 2019

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

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

 

How to pick the best printer for your money

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

 

5 of the Best Virtual Cell Phone Number Apps for Android

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

 

How to Block Text Messages on Android or iPhone

Shut down annoying texts on iPhone and Android Phones

https://www.lifewire.com/block-text-messages-every-phone-and-carrier-4172380

 

How to change screen resolution on Windows 10

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

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

 

Am I at Risk Because I Don’t Get a New Phone?

What happens when the manufacturer stops security updates on your phone?

https://askleo.com/am-i-at-risk-because-i-dont-get-a-new-phone/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jgf1vIsSbpdfbL

 

10 Hidden Features of Microsoft Word That’ll Make Your Life Easier

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-hidden-microsoft-word-features-will-make-life-easier/

 

Hackers stole Flipboard users’ email addresses and hashed passwords

https://www.grahamcluley.com/hackers-stole-flipboard-users-email-addresses-and-hashed-passwords/

 

Buster – the new version of Raspbian

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/buster-the-new-version-of-raspbian/

 

Waze now shows road toll prices along your driving route

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/15/waze-now-shows-road-toll-prices-along-your-driving-route/?yptr=yahoo

 

Massive DDoS attacks lasting more than an hour increased 487% in 2019

After decreasing in 2018, the number of DDoS attacks jumped up in Q1 2019, according to Kaspersky Lab. Here's how to stay safe.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/massive-ddos-attacks-lasting-more-than-an-hour-increased-487-in-2019/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Rite Aid partners with Google for program to safely dispose of medication

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/rite-aid-partners-with-google-for-program-to-safely-dispose-of-medication-2019-07-15?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Fix My Phone SD Free: Fix Corrupted SD Card & Restore Data (5 Ways)

https://www.minitool.com/data-recovery/fix-my-phone-sd-free.html

 

Waze has a new crowdsourced feature that will make navigation even better

https://bgr.com/2019/07/15/waze-tolls-cost-support-available-for-android-and-iphone/

 

How tech firms make us feel like we own their apps – and how that benefits them

https://news.yahoo.com/tech-firms-us-feel-own-142237192.html

 

Should You Buy a Google Pixel 3a or One of These Midrange Smartphones?

The Google Pixel 3a looks like a solid midrange phone, but it's not the only budget option. Before you buy one, check out these other phones you can get for about $400.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/368240/should-you-buy-a-google-pixel-3a-or-one-of-these-midrange-sm

 

5 sites for checking your grammar

https://www.komando.com/tips/563454/7-sites-for-checking-your-grammar

 

12 Useful Android Chrome Flags You Should Enable

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

 

How to Get Rid of an Android Virus From Your Phone

Learn how to tell if your phone has a virus and what you can do about it

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-remove-virus-android-4174261

 

How to enable Periodic scanning on Windows Defender Antivirus

Periodic scanning on Windows Defender Antivirus helps you to detect and remove malware when using a third-party antivirus, and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/malware-protection-periodic-scanning-windows-10/

 

What Happened to TrueCrypt and What Do I Use Instead?

The TrueCrypt project was suddenly and without warning shut down. I'll look at a little of the history and what you should use instead.

https://askleo.com/what-happened-to-truecrypt-and-what-do-i-use-instead/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jgf1vIsSbpdfbL

 

How to Use OneNote Templates: Everything You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-onenote-templates-organized/

 

HiddenWasp malware seizes control of Linux systems

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/hiddenwasp-malware-seizes-control-of-linux-systems/#new_tab

 

Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now from $35 (for the 1GB model, $45 for 2GB and $55 for 4GB models)

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-4-on-sale-now-from-35/

 

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games

People with older versions of Windows may have just days left to play.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/14/microsoft-shuts-down-internet-games/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to make and receive Skype calls on the web

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

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

 

Opinion: Here’s why you will be hearing more about virtual reality

Headsets are getting better, and many large companies are investing in the technology

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-why-you-will-be-hearing-more-about-virtual-reality-2019-07-15?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Transfer Files from PC to PC? 5 Useful Methods Are Here!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/transfer-files-from-pc-to-pc.html

 

This top-rated $50 4K action cam is just as good as a $350 GoPro for most people

https://bgr.com/2019/07/14/gopro-action-camera-alternative-amazon/

 

'Why won't my iPhone ring?': 7 ways to check that your iPhone's sound is working properly

https://news.yahoo.com/why-wont-iphone-ring-7-134800777.html

 

Hands On With Google's Midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL Phones

Google's new midrange handsets are solid performers that snap some pretty nice photos and won't break the bank. But don't expect any cutting-edge smartphone perks.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368222/hands-on-with-googles-midrange-pixel-3a-and-3a-xl-phones

 

Is it OK to leave your computer on 24/7?

https://www.komando.com/tips/564758/is-it-ok-to-leave-your-computer-on-24-7

 

How to Use KDE Connect with MATE on Ubuntu and Debian

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

 

Linedock: Make the MacBook Great Again!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHPvoHrqmik&t=23s

 

How to properly reset an app on Windows 10

Here are the instructions to easily reset any app you installed from the Microsoft Store using the Settings app to delete its data and start over.

https://pureinfotech.com/reset-apps-windows-10/

 

The largest cybersecurity breaches of the past three years, and their effects on companies

There have been some major security breaches in recent years, according to a recent Bitglass report, and those breaches have cost companies billions of dollars along the way.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-largest-cybersecurity-breaches-of-the-past-three-years-and-their-effects-on-companies/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

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How Would You React? What ‘Killing Eve’ Can Teach Us About Social Engineering

https://securityintelligence.com/articles/how-would-you-react-what-killing-eve-can-teach-us-about-social-engineering/

 

[Heads-up] Scary Phishing Attack Uses Legal Threats From Law Firm

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-scary-phishing-attack-uses-legal-threats-from-law-firm

 

The Best Android Emulator for Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-android-emulator-windows-10/

 

How to See All Your Saved Wi-Fi Passwords on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/426257/how-to-see-all-your-pcs-saved-wi-fi-passwords/

 

Pale Moon 28.6.0 major update released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/03/pale-moon-28-6-0-major-update-released/

 

Stop getting cheated by store warranties — choose Upsie!

https://www.windowscentral.com/stop-getting-cheated-store-warranties-choose-upsie

 

How to Share Files and Folders Between Linux and Windows

Samba Makes It Easier Than You Might Think

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-share-files-and-folders-between-linux-and-windows-4688354

 

How to Access and Browse the Dark Web

https://www.maketecheasier.com/access-browse-dark-web/

 

Data management firm exposed client info on open Amazon S3 buckets: researchers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cloud-security/data-management-firm-exposed-client-info-on-open-amazon-s3-buckets-researchers/

 

Tax delays and canceled home sales: The costly ripple effects of today's cyber-attacks

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/26/wolters-kluwer-baltimore-ransomware-attacks-have-big-ripple-effects.html

 

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading

Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/mds-vulnerabilities-lead-chrome-os-74-to-disable-hyper-threading/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Traveler Beware: Your Loyalty Rewards Points And Personal Data Are Catnip For Cyberthieves

https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2019/05/21/traveler-beware-your-loyalty-rewards-points-and-personal-data-are-catnip-for-cyberthieves/#4a8df53b3751

 

Rats leave the sinking ship as hackers’ forum gets hacked

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/05/21/rats-leave-the-sinking-ship-as-hackers-forum-gets-hacked/

 

New Super Stealth Astaroth Malware Records Keystrokes

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10584/new-super-stealth-astaroth-malware-records-keystrokes

 

Monroe College Hit with Ransomware Attack

All campuses are affected, with attackers demanding $2 million in Bitcoin in exchange for decryption keys.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/monroe-college-hit-with-ransomware-attack/d/d-id/1335221

 

Security Key NFC by Yubico

https://www.pcmag.com/review/366663/security-key-nfc-by-yubico

 

How to lock cells in Excel

Lock in on your Excel skills

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-lock-cells-in-excel

 

9 Things That Might Be Slowing Down Your Home Wi-Fi Network

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-things-that-might-be-slowing-down-your-home-network/

 

How to Save Time with Excel Themes

https://www.howtogeek.com/425262/how-to-save-time-with-excel-themes/

 

First look at file manager Altap Salamander for Windows (now free)'

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/02/first-look-at-file-manager-altap-salamander-for-windows-now-free/

 

How to fix the vertical-stripe color issue affecting displays on Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Are you seeing vertical stripes on gradient colors after installing the May 2019 Update? It's a problem with Windows 10, but you can get around this issue with these instructions.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-vertical-stripes-color-issue-affecting-displays-windows-10-may-2019-update

 

How to Share Network Folders on Linux

Your Linux machine doesn’t have to feel alone

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-share-network-folders-on-linux-4687660

 

5 of the Best Ride-Share Apps for Your Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-ride-share-apps-for-phone/

 

Deception pointe

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/sc-security-ops-center/deception-pointe/

 

Hackers turn Brazil's job crisis into lucrative phishing attacks

https://brazilian.report/money/2019/05/21/hackers-brazil-job-crisis-phishing-attacks/

 

The largest cybersecurity breaches of the past three years, and their effects on companies

There have been some major security breaches in recent years, according to a recent Bitglass report, and those breaches have cost companies billions of dollars along the way.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-largest-cybersecurity-breaches-of-the-past-three-years-and-their-effects-on-companies/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Why You Should Never Use Airport USB Charging Stations

https://www.forbes.com/sites/suzannerowankelleher/2019/05/21/why-you-should-never-use-airport-usb-charging-stations/#1271ee5e5955

 

Another WannaCry May Be Coming – Are You Ready?

https://www.informationsecuritybuzz.com/articles/another-wannacry-may-be-coming-are-you-ready/

 

Explained: Does Microsoft Send Virus Alerts?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10588/explained-does-microsoft-send-virus-alerts

 

The Security of Cloud Applications

Despite the great success of the cloud over the last decade, misconceptions continue to persist. Here's why the naysayers are wrong.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/the-security-of-cloud-applications-/a/d-id/1335157

 

Google: Cutting Us Off From Huawei Is a Security Risk

According to Google, allowing Huawei to run a forked version of Android is a security issue since those phones won't include the Google Play Store or Google Play Protect.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368852/google-cutting-us-off-from-huawei-is-a-security-risk

 

The best free PDF to Word converter 2019

PDF to Word converters to make editing documents a breeze

https://www.techradar.com/best/free-pdf-to-word

 

The Google Home Commands Cheat Sheet

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-home-commands-cheat-sheet/

 

How to Use the Linux type Command

https://www.howtogeek.com/426014/how-to-use-the-linux-type-command/

 

Microsoft unveils its plans for Windows 10 19H2

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/02/microsoft-unveils-its-plans-for-windows-10-19h2/

 

Keepa browser extension lets you track product price history during Amazon Prime Day 2019

If you're planning to shop during Amazon Prime Day, you should use Keepa to see the product price history and avoid making the wrong purchase choices.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-keepa-browser-extension-shop-confidence-during-amazon-prime-day-2019

 

How to Add Users in Linux From Cinnamon Desktop

Adding new Cinnamon Linux users is a couple of clicks away

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-add-cinnamon-linux-users-4687547

 

Power-user: A Robust Productivity Add-in for PowerPoint and Excel

https://www.maketecheasier.com/power-user-addin-powerpoint-excel/

 

Best subscription-free smart home devices

There are no hidden charges or long-term costs with these gadgets.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3311865/best-subscription-free-smart-home-devices.html?utm_date=20190715003553

 

71% of medical devices still run on Windows 7, Windows 2008, and Windows mobile

Medical IoT devices carry significant cybersecurity risks, according to a Forescout report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/71-of-medical-devices-still-run-on-windows-7-windows-2008-and-windows-mobile/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

Free Graphic Design and Drawing SoftwareCategory: Software

https://askbobrankin.com/free_graphic_design_and_drawing_software.html

 

Trickbot Watch: Arrival via Redirection URL in Spam

https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/trickbot-watch-arrival-via-redirection-url-in-spam/

 

Is Healthcare Sector Better Prepared for Ransomware Attacks?

Several Organizations Have Avoided Paying Ransoms, Thanks to Backup Plans

https://www.databreachtoday.com/healthcare-sector-better-prepared-for-ransomware-attacks-a-12506

 

Is iOS’s Do Not Disturb While Driving driving you around the bend? Change its behavior

Will you use it in a car? On a boat? In a tram? Maybe: scram!

https://www.macworld.com/article/3406805/is-ioss-do-not-disturb-while-driving-driving-you-around-the-bend-change-its-behavior.html

 

Persistent Threats Can Last Inside SMB Networks for Years

The average dwell time for riskware can be as much as 869 days.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/persistent-threats-can-last-inside-smb-networks-for-years/d/d-id/1335207

 

UK Security Breach Fines Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Big Business

British Airways and Marriott say they are 'disappointed' by fines imposed by UK regulators for massive security breaches. But what else is going to wake them up? Money talks, and in a post-GDPR world, private companies with lackluster security might finally be listening.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/369422/uk-security-breach-fines-should-be-a-wake-up-call-for-big-bu

 

How to create a drop down list in Excel

It's easier than it sounds

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-create-a-drop-down-list-in-excel

 

Is WhatsApp Safe? 5 Security Threats Users Need to Know About

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-security-threats-whatsapp-users-need-know/

 

How to Export and Import Your Linux Systems on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/426562/how-to-export-and-import-your-linux-systems-on-windows-10/

 

WebChangeMonitor for Windows monitors websites for you

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/06/30/webchangemonitor-for-windows-monitors-websites-for-you/

 

How to transfer files from a USB flash drive to a PC on Windows 10

If you're a beginner trying to copy files to and from a flash drive, use these steps to perform the task on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-transfer-files-usb-flash-drive-pc-windows-10

 

How to set default apps in GNOME, KDE Plasma, and Cinnamon

Configuring what app you use by default is simple in Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-default-apps-in-linux-4589945

 

Smartphone App to Diagnose Ear Infections Developed by Scientists

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smartphone-app-diagnose-ear-infections/

 

6 ways to find the perfect TV show or movie on Netflix

Stop browsing and start watching.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3405445/6-ways-to-find-the-perfect-tv-show-or-movie-on-netflix.html

 

Smell MyCity app combats air pollution

Louisville, KY is the site of the national rollout of the Smell MyCity app created at Carnegie Mellon University.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/smell-mycity-app-combats-air-pollution/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=%%external_id%%

 

You Can't Take it With You (Digital Estate Planning)Category: Reference

https://askbobrankin.com/you_cant_take_it_with_you_digital_estate_planning.html

 

NSA-Created Malware Wreaking Havoc on American Cities

https://www.thedailybeast.com/nsa-created-malware-wreaking-havoc-on-american-cities

 

Threat Actor Profile: TA542, From Banker to Malware Distribution Service

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/threat-actor-profile-ta542-banker-malware-distribution-service

 

iOS 13's new Optimized Battery Charging feature explained

If you want your iPhone’s battery to hold its charge over time, you’ll enable this feature.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3408336/ios-13s-new-optimized-battery-charging-feature-explained.html

 

Industry Insight: Checking Up on Healthcare Security

Modern threats putting healthcare organization at risk, how they're improving their security posture, and where many fall short.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/industry-insight-checking-up-on-healthcare-security/d/d-id/1335212

 

Nokia Exec: Huawei's 5G Technology Is a Security Risk

The Finnish company's CTO referenced a report from US security firm Finite State, which found that Huawei devices carry greater security risks. Nokia is a direct competitor with Huawei in 5G networking equipment.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/369299/nokia-exec-huaweis-5g-technology-is-a-security-risk

 

How to copy and paste on Mac

It's hardly rocket science

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-copy-and-paste-on-mac

 

5 Reasons to Use Google Photos Over iCloud Photos

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-google-photos-over-icloud-photos/

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