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Sat 07/27/2019 1689
Fri 07/26/2019 1688
Thur 07/25/2019 1687
Wed 07/24/2019 1686
Tue 07/23/2019 1685
Mon 07/22/2019 1684
Sun 07/21/2019 1683

Sat 1689 07/27/2019

iPhone 2019 rumors: Apple to introduce a next-generation Taptic Engine

What will be in Apple’s next iPhone? We’ll keep track of all the rumors right here.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3331839/iphone-2019-rumors-everything-you-need-to-know.html

 

Facebook to pony up $5 billion in FTC settlement

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/facebook-to-pony-up-5-billion-in-ftc-settlement/

 

What Is 5G?

AT&T, Verizon, and other carriers are starting to launch 5G networks this year. But what exactly is 5G, and how fast is it compared with 4G? Here are the facts we know so far.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/345387/what-is-5g

 

Why Am I Getting Spam From My Own Email Address?

https://www.howtogeek.com/427152/why-can-you-get-spam-from-your-own-email-address/

 

Update Your Older iOS Devices to Avoid These Bugs

https://lifehacker.com/update-your-older-ios-devices-to-avoid-these-bugs-1836634908

 

Best Hard Drives for Plex in 2019

Use the right hard drives with your Plex for a better streaming experience.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-hard-drives-plex

 

The Week in Ransomware - July 26th 2019 - State of Emergency

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-july-26th-2019-state-of-emergency/

 

Johannesburg Ransomware Attack Leaves Residents in the Dark

The virus affected the network, applications, and databases at City Power, which delivers electricity to the South African financial hub.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/johannesburg-ransomware-attack-leaves-residents-in-the-dark/d/d-id/1335344

 

Pinterest Launches Tools to Help You Relax

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/pinterest-tools-help-you-relax/

 

Should You Buy Prescription Eyeglasses Online?

Online opticians claim they can save you “up to 70%” on prescription eyeglasses. Some even advertise free lenses. The savings sound tempting, but is it wise to buy online something that is so complex, subjective, and critical as eyeglasses? Read on...

https://askbobrankin.com/should_you_buy_prescription_eyeglasses_online.html

 

The T-Mobile-Sprint merger could mean the end of the physical SIM card

The DOJ is requiring T-Mobile and Dish to support eSIM

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/26/8931784/t-mobile-sprint-merger-esim-justice-department-requirement-sim-card

 

Extract RAR files on Windows 10 using these free Microsoft Store apps

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/apps-to-extract-rar-files-on-windows-10

 

AMD Claims It Bluffed Nvidia Into Cutting GPU Prices

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/295510-amd-claims-it-bluffed-nvidia-into-cutting-gpu-prices

 

Apple Watch with next-gen display technology could launch as early as next year

https://bgr.com/2019/07/22/apple-watch-features-microled-display-release/

 

'WannaCry hero' Marcus Hutchins sentenced to supervised release

He avoided going to prison for writing banking malware.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/wannacry-hero-sentenced-to-supervised-release/

 

Put Music on Your iPhone Without Using iTunes

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/put-music-your-iphone-without-using-itunes-0147391/

 

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

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

 

10 Easy Tips and Tricks for Better Smartphone Photos

For many, phones have completely replaced dedicated digital cameras, but even pros reach for their iPhones or Samsung Galaxy phones to snap images from time to time. Here's how to take better pics with your smartphone.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/310112/tips-and-tricks-for-better-smartphone-photography

 

How to Kick People Off Your Wi-Fi Network

https://www.howtogeek.com/428365/how-to-kick-people-off-your-wi-fi-network/

 

Where to Legally Download or Stream Movies for Free

https://lifehacker.com/top-10-places-to-download-or-stream-movies-for-free-le-1782772455

 

How to enable Cortana / Alexa voice commands on Xbox One for cheap

https://www.windowscentral.com/use-cortana-voice-cheaply-xbox-without-headset-or-kinect

 

Hackers Inject Multi-Gateway Card Skimmer via Fake Google Domains

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-inject-multi-gateway-card-skimmer-via-fake-google-domains/

 

Android Malware 'Triada' Most Active on Telco Networks

Google in May disclosed that several Android devices had been shipped pre-installed with the RAT.

https://www.darkreading.com/mobile/android-malware-triada-most-active-on-telco-networks/d/d-id/1335337

 

The 6 Best Free Linux Antivirus Programs

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-linux-antivirus-programs/

 

Will Ting Save You Money on Your Mobile Phone Bill?

https://askbobrankin.com/will_ting_save_you_money_on_your_mobile_phone_bill.html

 

Why you probably won’t actually get $125 from the Equifax settlement

The more people sign up, the less money there is

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/26/8932398/equifax-settlement-125-claim-wont-get-money-alternative-reimbursement-compensation

 

How to disable Messages from Firefox in New tab

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-disable-messages-from-firefox-in-new-tab

 

Microsoft Really Doesn’t Want You to Use a Local Windows Account

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/295445-microsoft-really-doesnt-want-you-to-use-a-local-windows-account

 

New report reveals exciting iPhone 11 features we never saw coming

https://bgr.com/2019/07/23/iphone-11-release-date-approaching-new-features-leak/

 

Original 'Doom' games hit PS4, Xbox One, Switch and mobile

Just like 'Fortnite,' you can play the classic FPS games on almost any screen.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/doom-ps4-xbox-one-switch-ios-android-quakecon/

 

Recover Deleted Spotify Playlists on Your Phone — No Matter When You Removed Them

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/recover-deleted-spotify-playlists-your-phone-no-matter-when-you-removed-them-0199315/

 

How AI could change catfishing

https://www.komando.com/tips/581171/how-ai-could-change-catfishing

 

The Best Android Phones for 2019

Switching from Apple's iPhone or simply not a fan of iOS? Get a Google-powered alternative. Here's how to find the right device for you, along with the best Android phones we've tested.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/334207/the-best-android-phones

 

Free Download: Remove PC Bloatware With Malwarebytes AdwCleaner

https://www.howtogeek.com/434674/free-download-malwarebytes-adwcleaner-removes-pc-bloatware/

 

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams

https://lifehacker.com/steer-clear-of-libra-cryptocurrency-scams-1836629236

 

How to remove personal info from Office documents before sharing on Windows 10

Are you about to share an Office document? Use this guide to inspect it and remove personal information and hidden data before sharing.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-remove-personal-information-office-documents-sharing

 

Notorious MyDoom Worm Still on AutoPilot After 15 Years

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/notorious-mydoom-worm-still-on-autopilot-after-15-years/

 

Complete Personal Fraud Kits Sell for Less Than $40 on Dark Web

The low cost of records reflects the huge supply of PII after many breaches at hospitals, government agencies, and credit bureaus.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/complete-personal-fraud-kits-sell-for-less-than-$40-on-dark-web/d/d-id/1335362

 

10 Unique Creative Projects to Reuse Your Old PC

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/creative-projects-reuse-old-pc/

 

Geekly Update - 24 July 2019

Is it possible to fly across the English Channel on a hoverboard? Will Equifax write you a check for $20,000 to compensate for the trouble caused by the massive 2017 data breach? Are your Chrome browser add-ons leaking your tax returns and medical data? And why does Pinterest care so darn much about how you're feeling today? Get answers in today's Geekly Update -- it's jam-packed with the latest tech news. This issue is guaranteed to make you 146% smarter -- you'll see why. Read, think, and comment!

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_24_july_2019.html

 

T-Mobile-Sprint merger still faces one more court battle before it can close

Over a dozen state AGs are suing to block the deal

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/26/8932143/t-mobile-sprint-merger-court-lawsuit-state-attorneys-general-trial-date

 

Ashampoo Music Studio 2019: Free Music Software for Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ashampoo-music-studio-free-music-software

 

Siri records fights, doctor’s appointments, and sex (and contractors hear it)

In a new report, Apple takes its turn in the crosshairs over how it reviews user recordings.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/07/siri-records-fights-doctors-appointments-and-sex-and-contractors-hear-it/

 

Apple customer details how he took Apple to court twice – and won both times

https://bgr.com/2019/07/23/macbook-pro-repairs-beat-apple-legal-court/

 

Brain-controlled VR lightshows could lull you to sleep

Tech and sleep don't have to be mutually exclusive.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/vr-sleep-tech-inter-dream-rmit-university/

 

The Best Way to Uninstall All Types of Bloatware on Any Android

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/best-way-uninstall-all-types-bloatware-any-android-0196667/

 

Don't buy a new iPhone yet! We've got details on new models coming soon

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/583556/dont-buy-a-new-iphone-yet-weve-got-details-on-new-models-coming-soon

 

How to Save Battery Life on Your iPhone

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

https://www.pcmag.com/article/290104/8-iphone-battery-tips-and-tricks

 

How to Print Web Pages Without Ads and Other Clutter

https://www.howtogeek.com/434134/how-to-print-web-pages-without-ads-and-other-clutter/

 

Here's One Way to Check That Your Chrome Extensions Are Safe

https://lifehacker.com/heres-one-way-to-check-that-your-chrome-extensions-are-1836630986

 

Your Phone now has dual-SIM support for Windows Insiders

Windows Insiders can now sync messages from both SIMs on dual-SIM phones to the Your Phone app.

https://www.windowscentral.com/your-phone-now-has-dual-sim-support-windows-insiders

 

No More Ransom Success Story: Saves $108+ Million in Ransomware Payments

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/no-more-ransom-success-story-saves-108-million-in-ransomware-payments/

 

FormGet Storage Bucket Leaks Passport Scans, Bank Details

Exposed files include mortgage and loan information, passport and driver's license scans, internal corporate files, and shipping labels.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/formget-storage-bucket-leaks-passport-scans-bank-details/d/d-id/1335358

 

How to Run Mac Apps on Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/run-mac-apps-windows/

 

Is Someone Searching for Your DNA Online?

https://askbobrankin.com/is_someone_searching_for_your_dna_online.html

 

Microsoft unveils new Cortana app for Windows 10

It’s more conversational than before

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/26/8931954/microsoft-cortana-app-windows-10-features-announcement

 

How to merge multiple PDF files in single PDF file

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/merge-multiple-pdf-files-in-single-pdf-file

 

This DVR records both over-the-air and streaming cable channels

Channels DVR now combines over-the-air and cable recordings into one unified app.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3411458/a-better-dvr-for-streaming-cable-channels.html

 

Amazon is blowing out unlocked iPhone 6, 6s Plus, and 7 refurbs starting at $121

https://bgr.com/2019/07/24/iphone-sale-on-amazon-iphone-6-6s-plus-7/

 

A student's guide to keeping track of your finances

Being good with money takes practice.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/how-to-track-personal-finances-students-2019/

 

Get a Real System-Wide Dark Mode on Your iPhone for Less Battery Drain & More Night-Friendly Views

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/get-real-system-wide-dark-mode-your-iphone-for-less-battery-drain-more-night-friendly-views-0196842/

 

Avoid this popular web browser that collects and shares your data

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/583961/avoid-this-popular-web-browser-that-collects-and-shares-your-data

 

CDMA vs. GSM: What's the Difference?

If you're shopping for a mobile phone, you're in for a lot of acronyms. Understanding the difference between CDMA vs. GSM is important, especially with 5G on the horizon.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/300986/cdma-vs-gsm-whats-the-difference

 

TrickBot adds new spam module, harvests 250M email addresses

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/trickbot-adds-new-spam-module-harvests-250m-email-addresses/

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IBM Acquires Red Hat: Reiterates Blockchain and AI Ambitions

https://marketrealist.com/2019/07/ibm-acquires-red-hat/

 

Why Apple's Macs can now ditch Intel x86 and shift to ARM

n 2005, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would transition Macs to use PC-standard Intel x86 processors. Fifteen years later, Apple appears poised to make another CPU shift that could prove to be far more significant in the future of technology. Here's why.

https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/07/24/why-apples-macs-can-now-ditch-intel-x86

 

Introducing Gallery Go, a slimmed-down Google Photos alternative launching today

https://bgr.com/2019/07/24/google-photos-alternative-gallery-go-lightweight-10mb-works-offline/

 

Google Assistant will quietly obey your light-switching commands

You won't need to hear Assistant's robotic voice right before you sleep anymore.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/24/google-assistant-home-light-commands/?yptr=yahoo

 

How the Facebook-FTC Agreement Will Affect You and Your Data

https://lifehacker.com/how-the-facebook-ftc-agreement-will-affect-you-and-your-1836704917

 

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say

https://news.yahoo.com/vpn-internet-privacy-depends-experts-134143579.html

 

The 5 Best Apps for Streaming Movies on Your Phone

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/5-best-apps-for-streaming-movies-your-phone-0179333/

 

4 of the Best Android Emulators for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-emulators-for-linux/

 

Critical flaw in VLC media player leaves PCs exposed, VideoLAN says otherwise

The issue isn't reproducible, according to VideoLAN

https://www.techspot.com/news/81107-critical-flaw-vlc-media-player-leaves-pcs-exposed.html

 

Business Email Compromise: Thinking Beyond Wire Transfers

As BEC continues to drive record-high losses, cybercriminals devise new tactics for swindling corporate targets out of millions.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/business-email-compromise-thinking-beyond-wire-transfers/d/d-id/1335325

 

Pixel 4 rumor roundup: Release date, pricing, features, and more

https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/07/24/pixel-4-rumor-roundup-release-date-pricing-features-and-more/

 

How to Manage Windows 10 Reserved Storage for Reliable Updates

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/manage-windows-10-reserved-storage/

 

Samsung Will Release the Redesigned Galaxy Fold in September

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/295662-samsung-will-release-the-redesigned-galaxy-fold-in-september

 

Your Next SSD Might Be Slower (Thanks to QLC Flash)

https://www.howtogeek.com/428869/ssds-are-getting-denser-and-slower-thanks-to-qlc-flash/

 

Camera app removes people from photos

https://www.komando.com/apps/581162/camera-app-removes-people-from-photos

 

No, 5G Won't Ruin Your Weather Forecasts

The FCC has gotten into a fight with NOAA about 5G disrupting weather forecasting nationwide. The result will likely save your weather forecasts, but it'll weaken 5G coverage.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/368561/no-5g-wont-ruin-your-weather-forecasts

 

Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 design finally looks perfect in this new video

https://bgr.com/2019/07/25/iphone-11-release-date-soon-video-leak/

 

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings

It does take steps to maintain privacy, but there are still concerns.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/apple-siri-contractors-hear-sensitive-info/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to Solve Any Math Problem With an App

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-solve-any-math-problem-with-an-app-1836671400

 

Locked out of your Google account? Why it can sometimes take days to get back in

https://news.yahoo.com/locked-google-account-why-sometimes-200220176.html

 

The 4 Best Password Managers for iPhone

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/4-best-password-managers-for-iphone-0182337/

 

How to Locate and Delete Duplicate Files on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/locate-delete-duplicate-files-macos/

 

Google says it doubled Pixel sales year-over-year

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/25/google-says-it-doubled-pixel-sales-year-over-year/?yptr=yahoo

 

Russia Attempted to De-Anonymize Tor Browser: Report

An attempt to crack Tor was one of many projects hackers discovered when they broke into Russian intelligence contractor SyTech.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/russia-attempted-to-de-anonymize-tor-browser-report/d/d-id/1335320

 

Corsair acquires Origin PC to build a better gaming computer

This might be the perfect pairing.

https://www.cnet.com/news/corsair-just-acquired-origin-pc-to-build-a-better-gaming-computer/

 

7 Vital Windows Maintenance Tasks You Should Do More Often

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-maintenance-tasks/

 

Microsoft Accidentally Releases Internal Windows Build With New Start Menu

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/295553-microsoft-accidentally-releases-internal-windows-build-with-new-start-menu

 

How to Restrict Data in Google Sheets with Data Validation

https://www.howtogeek.com/428919/how-to-restrict-data-input-in-google-sheets-with-data-validation/

 

10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

https://www.komando.com/tips/506811/10-things-you-didnt-know-your-iphone-could-do

 

6 Things Microsoft Is Killing With the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

The latest version of Microsoft's OS started rolling out this week, but to make room for new features, Redmond had to cut a few things from the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368549/6-things-microsoft-is-killing-with-the-windows-10-may-2019-u

 

Amazon has a 64GB portable SSD that’s barely bigger than a thumb drive for $37

https://bgr.com/2019/07/25/external-ssd-amazon-portable/

 

It's time to take Google's Pixel phones more seriously

The company's software muscle gives its cheaper handsets an edge.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/google-pixel-3a-sales-doubled-important/

 

How to Stop Your Parents From Sharing Fake News Online

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-your-parents-from-sharing-fake-news-online-1836667313

 

Apple buys Intel's smartphone modem division for $1 billion

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-buys-intels-smartphone-modem-202845915.html

 

The Best Antivirus & Security Suite Apps for Android

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/compared-best-antivirus-security-suite-apps-for-android-0181950/

 

5 of the Best High Tech Pet Products for Your Dog

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-tech-pet-products-for-dog/

 

[Tip] Enable “Tab Groups” Feature in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-tab-groups-feature-in-google-chrome/

 

CISA Warns Public About the Risks of 5G

Vulnerabilities include everything from physical risks through the supply chain to business risks.

https://www.darkreading.com/mobile/-cisa-warns-public-about-the-risks-of-5g/d/d-id/1335318

 

App Stores Could Be Ripe for Regulation. Here’s Who Benefits If Commissions Fall.

https://www.barrons.com/articles/app-store-fees-regulation-51564019432?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Automate Your Android Phone for Better Battery Life

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/automate-android-battery-life/

 

Lucky break: Cracked windshield helps hacker find bug in Tesla

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/network-security/tktkttktktktktk-lucky-break-cracked-windshield-helps-hacker-find-bug-in-tesla/

 

How to Remotely Open a GUI Application With PuTTY

https://www.howtogeek.com/428266/how-to-remotely-open-a-gui-application-with-putty/

 

Google will remove shady data-stealing Chrome extensions starting October 15

https://thenextweb.com/security/2019/07/24/google-will-remove-shady-data-stealing-chrome-extensions-starting-october-15/

 

Free way to track GPS, phone calls, text messages and web activity on a phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/294714/free-way-to-track-gps-phone-calls-text-messages-and-web-activity-on-a-phone

 

How to Free Up Space on Your iPhone or iPad With iOS 11

Using iOS 11, you can find new ways to coax more storage space out of your device.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/358033/how-to-free-up-space-on-your-iphone-or-ipad-with-ios-11

 

The Eufy Genie is basically an Echo Dot, but it costs $20 instead of $50

https://bgr.com/2019/07/24/echo-dot-prime-day-sale-over-eufy-genie-cheaper/

 

IRS reminds 10,000 taxpayers that cryptocurrency is subject to taxes

It's notifying taxpayers who may have failed to report their cryptocurrency earnings.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/26/irs-letters-warn-cryptocurrency-back-taxes/

 

Use a Shared Google Calendar to Plan Time With Friends

https://lifehacker.com/use-a-shared-google-calendar-to-plan-time-with-friends-1836665639

 

AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-beats-quarterly-phone-subscriber-102552324.html

 

Easily Share Your Wi-Fi Password with a QR Code on Your Android Phone

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/easily-share-your-wi-fi-password-with-qr-code-your-android-phone-0183483/

 

Experiment Shows 5,400 Hidden App Trackers Used iPhone Data During One Week

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5400-hidden-app-trackers-used-iphone-data/

 

How does Google's new Gallery Go compare to Google Photos?

Google's new photo app packs a big punch for its small size.

https://www.androidcentral.com/how-does-googles-new-gallery-go-compare-google-photos

 

How Cybercriminals Break into the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft and Trimarc researchers explore the most common attacks against the cloud and effective defenses and mitigation.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/how-cybercriminals-break-into-the-microsoft-cloud/d/d-id/1335314

 

3 Ways to Use Email Aliases in Gmail to Your Advantage

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/email-alias-and-forwarding-in-gmail/

 

La Porte County pays $130,000 ransom to regain access

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/la-porte-county-pays-130000-ransom-to-regain-access/

 

What Is Reverse SSH Tunneling? (and How to Use It)

https://www.howtogeek.com/428413/what-is-reverse-ssh-tunneling-and-how-to-use-it/

 

How to remove Android crapware

https://www.komando.com/tips/581180/how-to-remove-android-crapware

 

17 Secret Tricks and Tips Inside iOS 12

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

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/365974/17-secret-tricks-and-tips-inside-ios-12

 

Get a 76-piece precision screwdriver kit for just $17 with this special coupon

https://bgr.com/2019/07/24/best-screwdriver-set-on-amazon-lowest-price/

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Your employer has more intimate data on you than Amazon, Apple or Facebook

‘We’ll give you a little bit of our data in exchange for a paycheck’

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/your-employer-is-tracking-your-every-move-is-it-too-late-to-do-anything-about-it-2019-07-24?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Google Now Directs You Away From Natural Disasters

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-directs-away-from-natural-disasters/

 

Not All 5G Is Equal: Millimeter Wave, Low-Band, and Mid-Band Explained

https://www.howtogeek.com/428337/not-all-5g-is-equal-millimeter-wave-low-band-and-mid-band-explained/

 

You Don't Need to Uninstall VLC from Your Computer [Updated]

https://lifehacker.com/you-should-wait-before-banning-vlc-from-your-computer-1836645438

 

The 4 Best Apps for Downloading Movies & TV Shows

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/4-best-apps-for-downloading-movies-tv-shows-0179521/

 

Explained: Can I Remove Java Updates? Is it Safe? How?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10578/explained-can-i-remove-java-updates-it-safe-how

 

All the gear you need to build a game-streaming empire

One emote at a time.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/24/game-streaming-setup-dorm-best-gear/

 

Turla APT group beefs up cyber attack tool

 An advanced persistent threat cyber espionage group has improved its tools to attack diplomatic targets, making their activities more difficult to detect and block

https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252464138/Turla-APT-group-beefs-up-cyber-attack-tool

 

Plan like a marketer, test like an attacker

https://www.itweb.co.za/content/KzQenvj8wGdMZd2r/pXnWJadMba7bjO1e

 

What Is Windows Sandbox and How Is It Used to Run Applications

https://www.maketecheasier.com/windows-sandbox-run-application/

 

[Review] Notepad Improvements in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/review-notepad-improvements-in-windows-10/

 

OUCH: Security Platform Leaking Extensive Hotel Security Logs, Including Marriott Properties

Report: Security Platform Leaking Hotel Security Logs, Including Marriott Properties

https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/pyramid-hotel-group-data-leak/

 

5G Modems and Phones Literally Can’t Handle the Heat of Summer Weather

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/295228-5g-modems-and-phones-literally-cant-handle-the-heat-of-summer-weather

 

Mirai-Like Botnet Wages Massive Application-Layer DDoS Attack

IoT botnet-made up mainly of routers-hit a service provider with nearly 300,000 requests-per-second in a 13-day deluge of data.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/mirai-like-botnet-wages-massive-application-layer-ddos-attack/d/d-id/1335331

 

How to Download the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Microsoft is taking a 'measured and throttled approach' with the May release after a buggy version of the October 2018 update caused some users to lose their files.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368513/how-to-download-the-windows-10-may-2019-update

 

Change your password now if you use this investment service

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/583664/change-your-password-now-if-you-use-this-investment-service

 

How to Use Microsoft Forms to Create Professional Surveys

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-forms-professional-surveys/

 

How to Make Word Documents Fillable but Not Editable

https://www.howtogeek.com/398308/how-to-make-word-documents-fillable-but-not-editable/

 

You Should Update Your Sprint Password Right Now

https://lifehacker.com/you-should-update-your-sprint-password-right-now-1836453274

 

The 5 Best Free File Managers for Android

https://android.gadgethacks.com/news/5-best-free-file-managers-for-android-0162620/

 

Microsoft to Delete Purchased eBooks

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10579/microsoft-delete-purchased-ebooks

 

Pandora's Voice Mode is your personal music assistant

The feature is available to all users today.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/23/pandora-voice-mode-personalized-music-selection/

 

Phishing Emails Pretend to be Office 365 'File Deletion' Alerts

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-emails-pretend-to-be-office-365-file-deletion-alerts/

 

Beyond “North America” - Threat actors target Canada specifically

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/beyond-north-america-threat-actors-target-canada-specifically

 

4 of the Best Video-Editing Software for Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-video-editor-linux/

 

[Firefox Tip] Enable / Disable Auto-Play of Video and Sound on Websites

https://www.askvg.com/firefox-tip-enable-disable-auto-play-of-video-and-sound-on-websites/

 

When it comes to email-based threats, Emotet dominates

Emotet displaced credential stealers, stand-alone downloaders and RATs and became the most prominent threat delivered via email, Proofpoint has shared.

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/05/29/emotet-email-threat/

 

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

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

 

DEF CON Invites Kids to Crack Campaign Finance Portals

DEF CON's Voting Village and AI Village team up with r00tz Asylum to let kids explore simulated campaign financial disclosure portals and disinformation campaigns.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/def-con-invites-kids-to-crack-campaign-finance-portals/d/d-id/1335329

 

What Is HDR (High Dynamic Range)?

Move over 4K. HDR is the latest television feature that can vastly improve what you watch. Here's what you need to know about HDR, HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/337486/what-is-hdr-high-dynamic-range-for-tvs

 

How to detect if your iPhone has viruses

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/555228/can-iphones-get-a-virus

 

24 Google Docs Templates That Will Make Your Life Easier

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/24-google-docs-templates-will-make-life-easier/

 

How to Enable Text Prediction for a Hardware Keyboard on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/429702/how-to-enable-text-prediction-for-a-hardware-keyboard-on-windows-10/

 

Update Your Logitech Wireless Dongle Right Now

https://lifehacker.com/update-your-logitech-wireless-dongle-right-now-1836382167

 

The 4 Best Apps for Private, Encrypted Messaging on Android & iPhone

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/news/4-best-apps-for-private-encrypted-messaging-android-iphone-0184502/

 

Microsoft just leaked a major Start button redesign for Windows 10

https://bgr.com/2019/07/24/windows-10-update-leaks-reveals-major-start-menu-button-redesign/

 

YouTube Said It Was Getting Serious About Hate Speech. Why Is It Still Full of Extremists?

https://gizmodo.com/youtube-said-it-was-getting-serious-about-hate-speech-1836596239

 

Mimecast Global Research Finds Loss of Customers, Finances and Data Due to Rise in Impersonation Attacks

Third-Annual State of Email Security Report Reveals 61 Percent Believe Their Organization Will Be Negatively Impacted by Email-Borne Threats this Year

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/05/29/1854599/0/en/Mimecast-Global-Research-Finds-Loss-of-Customers-Finances-and-Data-Due-to-Rise-in-Impersonation-Attacks.html

 

Password Spraying Fells Citrix. Are We Next?

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/opinions/password-spraying-citrix-1/

 

4 Things You Need to Boot Windows 10 in 3 Seconds

https://www.maketecheasier.com/boot-windows10-3-seconds/

 

8 Areas Where Google, Facebook and Other U.S. Tech Giants Could Be Probed

While regulators would face an uphill fight trying to fully break up tech giants, they could push for the companies to change their business practices in a number of areas.

https://realmoney.thestreet.com/investing/technology/where-google-facebook-amazon-apple-could-be-probed-15031676?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

 

Flipboard hacks prompt password resets for millions of users

https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/28/flipboard-hacks-password-resets/?wpisrc=nl_cybersecurity202&wpmm=1

 

Thinking outside the inbox

The ubiquitous application is the attackers’ universal vulnerability

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/thinking-outside-the-inbox/

 

The Commoditization of Multistage Malware Attacks

Malware that used to be advanced is now available to everyone. These three actions could help you stay safer.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/the-commoditization-of-multistage-malware-attacks/a/d-id/1335290

 

Report: Amazon Working on Human Emotion-Detecting Wearable

Internal documents reveal Amazon sees this as a health and wellness product that's voice-activated and controlled via a smartphone app.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368543/report-amazon-working-on-human-emotion-detecting-wearable

 

Which devices are more prone to viruses?

https://www.komando.com/tips/581147/which-devices-are-more-prone-to-viruses

 

How (and Why) to Disable Algorithmic Feeds on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-and-why-to-disable-algorithmic-feeds-on-twitter-instagram-and-facebook/

 

How to Reboot Your Router and Modem

https://www.howtogeek.com/428992/how-to-reboot-your-router-and-modem/

 

Lock Down Your Webcam With This Mac App

https://lifehacker.com/lock-down-your-webcam-with-this-mac-app-1836663360

 

100+ Apps iOS Users Need on Their iPhones in 2018

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/100-apps-ios-users-need-their-iphones-2018-0181768/

 

Upgrading to iPhone 11 will be easier than ever with the new data migration feature in iOS 12.4

https://bgr.com/2019/07/23/iphone-11-upgrade-transfer-data-from-old-iphone-via-wi-fi-or-cable/

 

Samsung Galaxy A50 Review: The New Budget Smartphone to Beat

https://gizmodo.com/samsung-galaxy-a50-review-the-new-budget-smartphone-to-1836488108

 

How to spot a scam: 14 red flags to watch for

Does your security awareness training program help your employees learn when someone is trying to scam them? It should.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3397138/how-to-defend-against-scams-14-red-flags-everyone-needs-to-be-aware-of.html

 

A Single Tweet Saw One Woman's Bank Account Entirely Wiped Out

https://blog.knowbe4.com/a-single-tweet-saw-one-womans-bank-account-entirely-wiped-out

 

The 5 Best PC Sound Cards to Buy in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-pc-sound-cards/

 

How to Find Out If Equifax Owes You Money

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-find-out-if-equifax-owes-you-money-1836662442

 

Too Much Information: 2.3 Billion Files Exposed Across Online File Storage Technologies

https://info.digitalshadows.com/TooMuchInfoTheSequel-PR.html

 

Former Ecuadorian president says Assange interfered in election

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/election-2016-cybersecurity-insights/former-ecuadorian-president-says-assange-interfered-in-election/

 

Malware-based Attacks Dropped 20% Worldwide

Meanwhile, criminals waged more encrypted, ransomware, and IoT attacks.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/malware-based-attacks-dropped-20--worldwide/d/d-id/1335328

 

How to Install and Use Firefox on iOS

If you're sick of Safari, start using Firefox on your iPad and iPhone.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/367664/how-to-install-and-use-firefox-on-ios

 

Watch out for a big increase in malware that steals your passwords

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/583412/watch-out-for-a-big-increase-in-malware-that-steals-your-passwords

 

How Xod Helps You Build Arduino Robots Without Coding

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/xod-build-arduino-robots-without-coding/

 

Justice Department Is Reportedly Set to Approve Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint

https://news.yahoo.com/justice-department-reportedly-set-approve-185345076.html

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Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware

https://lifehacker.com/be-careful-about-sideloading-popular-android-apps-unle-1836669206

 

Apple Seeks Mac Pro Parts Tariff Exclusion After Move to China

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-seeks-mac-pro-parts-170038851.html

 

NVIDIA RTX 2080 Super review: A modest, necessary upgrade

It's slightly faster than the 2080 -- that's it.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/24/nvidia-rtx-2080-super-review/

 

Schedule Night Mode to Kick in Automatically on Your Galaxy

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/schedule-night-mode-kick-automatically-your-galaxy-0201128/

 

How to use Sidecar in macOS Catalina

How to use your iPad as a second screen

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-sidecar-in-macos-catalina

 

Windows Core OS concept shown off in interactive UWP app

The developer behind Huetro has created an interactive UWP app that shows what Windows Core OS could look like in motion.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-core-os-concept-shown-interactive-uwp-app

 

4 ways to avoid malware on Android

Users can avoid malware on their Android devices if they follow four, easy tips.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/4-ways-to-avoid-malware-on-android/

 

Export or Share function not working in Windows 10 Photos app

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/export-or-share-function-not-working-in-windows-10-photos-app

 

Hackers Threaten Medical IoT Devices: Here’s How to Keep Them Safe

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/keep-medical-iot-devices-safe-from-hackers/

 

Windows 10 Start Menu Search Not Working? Here are Some Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-windows-10-start-menu-search/

 

[Tip] Enable New “Tab Hover Cards” Feature in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-new-tab-hover-cards-feature-in-google-chrome/

 

How a 16-inch MacBook Pro sets the table for ARM MacBooks

A $3000 Apple laptop isn’t surprising, given how Apple prices its Pro products.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3411136/how-a-16-inch-macbook-pro-sets-the-table-for-arm-macbooks.html

 

Google’s bigger smart display arrives this fall

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/23/googles-big-home-smart-display-arrives-this-fall/?yptr=yahoohttps://techcrunch.com/2019/07/23/googles-big-home-smart-display-arrives-this-fall/?yptr=yahoo

 

This year’s iPhone should be the last with Lightning

It’s been a good run, but it should end next year

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/24/20708177/apple-iphone-11-rumors-usb-c-lightning

 

How to Back Up Your Linux System

https://www.howtogeek.com/427480/how-to-back-up-your-linux-system/

 

Equifax will pay $700 million for data breach, report says

The settlement could be announced as soon as Monday.

https://www.cnet.com/news/equifax-will-pay-700-million-for-data-breach-report-says/

 

3 map apps that are better than Google if you have multiple stops

https://www.komando.com/apps/343734/3-apps-that-tell-you-the-best-route-for-multiple-stops

 

EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe

https://news.yahoo.com/explainer-google-facebook-could-face-211158188.html

 

Google Chrome extensions must obey new privacy rules by October 15th.

The new restrictions are a result of the Project Strobe audit.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/24/google-chrome-extensions-must-obey-new-privacy-rules-by-october/?yptr=yahoo

 

Customize the Active Edge Squeeze Feature on Your Pixel

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/customize-active-edge-squeeze-feature-your-pixel-0200112/

 

How to connect a phone to your TV

View your phone screen on a bigger screen, with or without Chromecast

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-connect-a-phone-to-your-tv

 

How to build a Raspberry Pi-powered NAS on the cheap

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-build-raspberry-pi-powered-nas

 

Windows 10 IoT Core on the Raspberry Pi 4: Will Microsoft support the $35 computer?

No new versions of the low-cost Raspberry Pi computer have been officially supported by Windows 10 IoT Core since 2016.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-iot-core-on-the-raspberry-pi-4-will-microsoft-support-the-35-computer/

 

How to find if your computer supports Intel VT-X or AMD-V in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/intel-vt-x-or-amd-v-windows-10

 

You’re Slowing Down Your PC: 5 Common Mistakes and What to Do Instead

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/common-mistakes-slow-down-pc/

 

Microsoft Warns of Hard-to-Spot Fileless Malware, “Astaroth”

https://www.maketecheasier.com/microsoft-warns-hard-to-spot-fileless-malware-astaroth/

 

[Tip] How to Get Microsoft Edge Full Standalone Offline Installer

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-get-microsoft-edge-full-standalone-offline-installer/

 

2020 iPhone rumors: Apple could finally give us a 120Hz 'ProMotion' display

Another report claims that next year's iPhone will have a rear camera with detailed depth-sensing.

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

 

Google updates its speech tech for contact centers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/23/google-updates-its-speech-tech-for-contact-centers/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google expands its Sound Amplifier accessibilities feature to Android Marshmallow and above

Here’s how to turn it on

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/24/20708608/google-sound-amplifier-accessibilities-android-6-marshmallow-support-expansion-how-to

 

Where to Place Your Router for the Best Wi-Fi Speeds

https://www.howtogeek.com/428216/where-to-place-your-router-for-the-best-wi-fi-speeds/

 

Google reportedly fined over children's privacy on YouTube

The FTC settlement is expected to cost Google millions, a report says.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-reportedly-fined-millions-by-ftc-over-childrens-privacy-on-youtube/

 

How the 'happiest place on earth' tracks guests and makes money from your data

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582266/how-the-happiest-place-on-earth-tracks-guests-and-makes-money-from-your-data

 

The Hidden Truth Behind Google’s Incognito Mode

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/hidden-truth-behind-google-incognito-210532076.html

 

Apple is updating old iPhone and iPad models to fix a GPS issue (updated)

The tech giant is updating devices as old as the iPhone 4s.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/23/apple-updating-old-iphone-ipad-gps-issue/?yptr=yahoo

 

Install Spotify Lite in the US

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/install-spotify-lite-us-0200917/

 

How to use the PS4 DualShock 4 controller on a PC

Use the PlayStation 4 controller in Windows

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/gaming/how-to-use-the-ps4-dualshock-4-controller-on-a-pc-1309014

 

How to disable Windows 10 fast startup (and why you'd want to)

If Windows 10 fast startup is not something you want to be enabled, you can disable it with relative ease.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-disable-windows-10-fast-startup

 

How to customize Apple AirPods settings

Apple AirPods, the popular white wireless in-ear headphones, offer useful utility as well as customizable features. Here's how to adjust several AirPods settings to your liking.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-customize-apple-airpods-settings/

 

Force OneNote to paste plain text only without formatting

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/force-onenote-to-paste-plain-text-only

 

How to Use the Name Box in Excel

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/name-box-in-excel/

 

How to Clean Up and Make Space on Your Windows 10 ‘C’ Drive

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-free-space-windows-c-drive/

 

Awair Glow C review: Automating "dumb" appliances remains this air-quality monitor's best trick

This air-quality monitor will activate an existing appliance—a fan or air purifier, for example—that can improve your home's indoor air quality whenever it's needed.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3409981/awair-glow-c-review.html

 

iOS 13: How to pair an Xbox One controller with your iPhone or iPad

Make sure you have the right model, as some Xbox One controllers won’t pair.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3410800/how-to-pair-an-xbox-one-controller-with-iphone-or-ipad.html

 

2.2 million Clinical Pathology Laboratories patients exposed in AMCA breach

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/2-2-million-clinical-pathology-laboratories-patients-exposed-in-amca-breach/

 

Origin PC’s Big O gaming PC has a built-in PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, and Nintendo Switch

This concept shows the PC getting friendly with consoles

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/7/24/20708472/origin-big-o-gaming-pc-console-ps4-pro-xbox-one-x-nintendo-switch

 

Where to Place Your Router for the Best Wi-Fi Speeds

https://www.howtogeek.com/428216/where-to-place-your-router-for-the-best-wi-fi-speeds/

 

Best laptops for college students in 2019

With picks from Acer, Apple, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft, we've got an affordable laptop for every student.

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-laptops-for-college-students-in-2019/

 

85% of people don't use a VPN, and here's why you should

https://www.komando.com/tips/576906/85-percent-of-people-dont-use-a-vpn-and-heres-why-you-should

 

Judge rejects motion to dismiss AT&T lawsuit concerning $24M SIM-swapping hack

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/judge-rejects-motion-dismiss-t-122906818.html

 

Microsoft leak suggests hideous Windows Start menu could be coming

The Windows 10 internal build swaps live tiles for app icons.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/24/microsoft-leak-redesigned-windows-start-menu/?yptr=yahoo

 

Use YouTube's Search Filters to Find Videos Faster

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/use-youtubes-search-filters-find-videos-faster-0200140/

 

How to defrag Windows 10

Tidy up that hard drive with defragmentation

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-defrag-windows-10

 

Hands-on with the new Start menu in Windows 10 build 18947 (probably version 2003 next year)

Take a quick look at the new Start menu experience tagging along in build 18947.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hands-new-start-menu-windows-10-build-18947

 

How to disable the blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen

The blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen is new with version 1903, and it may not appeal to all users. There are three ways to disable this default feature.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-disable-the-blur-effect-on-the-windows-10-login-screen/

 

Office Word doesn’t remember preferred font settings

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/office-word-doesnt-remember-preferred-font-settings

 

26 Awesome Uses for a Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/different-uses-raspberry-pi/

 

How to Record System Audio While Recording Your Screen on Quicktime

https://www.maketecheasier.com/record-system-audio-quicktime/

 

Cord-cutters beware: Amazon's TV antenna listings are rife with dubious claims

Shoppers shouldn't take all the marketing promises vendors make at face value.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3409624/amazons-tv-antenna-listings-are-rife-with-dubius-claims.html

 

iOS 13: How to pair a PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your iPhone or iPad

iOS 13 finally lets you use game controllers you likely already have in your home.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3410287/how-to-pair-a-ps4-dualshock-4-controller-with-iphone-or-ipad.html

 

Sprint customer data breached via Samsung website flaw

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/sprint-is-notifying-customers-that-threat-actors-gained-unauthorized-access-to-an-undisclosed-number-of-customer-accounts-via-a-compromised-samsung-website/

 

Awair’s Glow C combines a smart plug, air sensor, and nightlight in one

A smarter smart plug

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/24/20707146/awair-glow-c-smart-plug-air-sensor-nightlight-combo-review-price-specs-features

 

5 Smarthome Devices You Shouldn’t Buy

https://www.howtogeek.com/428389/five-smarthome-devices-you-shouldnt-buy/

 

Fitbits might not track your heart rate right if you're a person of color

There have been a few complaints from people with darker skin or a lot of tattoos.

https://www.cnet.com/news/fitbits-might-not-track-your-heart-rate-right-if-you-are-a-person-of-color/

 

How to spot gas pump skimmers that steal from you

https://www.komando.com/tips/575889/how-to-protect-yourself-from-gas-pump-skimmers

 

How to get your settlement from the Equifax data breach

https://news.yahoo.com/settlement-equifax-data-breach-141815809.html

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Logitech Response to Research Findings 

https://support.logi.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/360032078393-Logitech-Response-to-Research-Findings

 

7 Google privacy settings you should enable now

https://mashable.com/article/google-privacy-setting-you-should-enable-now/

 

4 Handy Mac Apps That Bring Gmail to Your Desktop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-apps-gmail-desktop/

 

How to Save Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations as PDF Files

https://www.howtogeek.com/425424/how-to-save-powerpoint-files-as-pdf-files/

 

How to Use the iPad Calendar

Use the iPad's built-in calendar to track and organize your events

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-ipad-calendar-4586977

 

WatchOS 5.3 restores Walkie-Talkie and brings ECG support to Canada and Singapore

The latest point release to watchOS won’t mean much to most of you, unless you have a Series 4 and live in Canada or Singapore.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3410587/watchos-5-3-restores-walkie-talkie-and-brings-ecg-support-to-canada-and-singapore.html

 

Don't put up with a slow PC, fix it yourself

A sluggish computer is something you can fix on your own.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/dont-put-up-with-a-slow-pc-fix-it-yourself/

 

How to Back Up Google Photos to Your Computer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/backup-google-photos-computer/

 

Windows 10 version 1903: some upgrade blocks lifted and new problems

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/12/windows-10-version-1903-some-upgrade-blocks-lifted-and-new-problems/

 

Everything You Need to Disable on Your Galaxy S10 for Privacy & Security

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/everything-you-need-disable-your-galaxy-s10-for-privacy-security-0195066/

 

Malware framework generates 1B fake ad impressions in 3 months

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/malware-framework-generates-1b-fake-ad-impressions-in-3-months/

 

Vuzix Confirms New, Smaller Smartglasses Model with Fashion-Friendly Design

https://next.reality.news/news/vuzix-confirms-new-smaller-smartglasses-model-with-fashion-friendly-design-0199666/

 

DxWnd

Open games and other applications that only run in full screen in a custom window mode that you can resize and lock anywhere on your screen with this app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enhancements/DxWnd.shtml

 

Apple in 'advanced' discussions to buy Intel's modem division

This would help it take control of wireless on its devices.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/22/apple-advanced-talks-to-buy-intel-modem-unit/

 

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/news/354971/how-to-stop-gadget-blue-light-from-disturbing-your-sleep

 

This massive Facebook security flaw put children at risk

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582950/this-massive-facebook-security-flaw-put-children-at-risk

 

How to Spot and Remove Agent Smith Malware on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/agent-smith-malware/

 

How Piracy Makes Legal Streaming Services Better

https://www.howtogeek.com/424708/how-piracy-makes-legal-streaming-services-better/

 

How to Print From An iPad

You've got 4 choices. Which one will you try?

https://www.lifewire.com/print-from-an-ipad-4587088

 

We loved the blazingly fast 2TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, and now it's cheaper than ever

Grab the 2TB SanDisk Extreme Portable at its all-time low at Amazon.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3410580/we-loved-the-blazingly-fast-2tb-sandisk-extreme-portable-ssd-and-now-its-cheaper-than-ever.html

 

Keep Firefox from leaking your data everywhere on the internet

It's time to start using Firefox's solid collection of content-blocking tools.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/keep-firefox-from-leaking-your-data-everywhere-on-the-internet/

 

How to Play Blu-Ray discs on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/play-blu-rays-windows/

 

Microsoft confirms 2 new Windows 10 version 1903 upgrade blocks

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/14/microsoft-confirms-2-new-windows-10-version-1903-upgrade-blocks/

 

Secure Your Facebook Account Using 2FA — Without Making Your Phone Number Public

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/secure-your-facebook-account-using-2fa-without-making-your-phone-number-public-0194479/

 

Dutch police, McAfee nail macro toolkit-builder, ‘Rubella’

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/dutch-police-mcafee-nail-macro-toolkit-builder-rubella/

 

10 Single-Board Computers Worthy of Hacking Projects Big & Small

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/raspberry-pi-alternatives-10-single-board-computers-worthy-hacking-projects-big-small-0196340/

 

SHOUTcast DNAS

A software which permits anyone on the internet to broadcast audio from their PC to listeners across the Internet or any other IP-based network

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Servers/WEB-Servers/SHOUTcast-Server.shtml

 

US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades

JD Power found that quality improved across the board.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/jd-power-wireless-quality-1st-half-2019/

 

13 Meditation Apps to Help You Relax, De-Stress

It might seem counterintuitive, but devices that drive you crazy can also help you get centered. These meditation apps are here to guide you.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/328207/13-meditation-apps-to-help-you-relax-de-stress

 

Best place to download music

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/581129/best-place-to-download-music

 

Why Your Android Phone Is Overheating and How to Stop It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/prevent-android-phone-overheating/

 

Can Pacemakers (and Other Medical Devices) Really Be Hacked?

https://www.howtogeek.com/427904/can-pacemakers-and-other-medical-devices-really-be-hacked/

 

How to Record Audio on an iPad

Instructions and apps to help you record sounds with your iPad

https://www.lifewire.com/record-audio-on-ipad-4582762

 

iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: How to use the new gestures for cut, copy, paste, undo, and redo

Apple's making it easier to work with text in iOS 13 with a series of new gestures.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3410596/ios-13-and-ipados-13-how-to-use-the-new-gestures-for-cut-copy-paste-undo-and-redo.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/

 

What Is AppImage in Linux?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/appimage-in-linux/

 

Group Speed Dial is a free, customizable new tab page extension for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/13/group-speed-dial-extension-for-firefox/

 

What to Do After Your iPhone Is Lost or Stolen — The Ultimate Guide

https://ios.gadgethacks.com/how-to/what-do-after-your-iphone-is-lost-stolen-ultimate-guide-0193616/

 

How to Share Files and Folders Over a Network in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/111783-share-files-folders-over-network-windows-10-a.html

 

Top 10 Browser Extensions for Hackers & OSINT Researchers

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/top-10-browser-extensions-for-hackers-osint-researchers-0195468/

 

CopyTrans Shelbee

An intuitive and user-friendly software utility that can help you effortlessly backup your iOS device, no matter if it is an iPhone, an iPod touch or an iPad

https://www.softpedia.com/get/IPOD-TOOLS/Office-IPOD-tools/CopyTrans-Shelbee.shtml

 

A Bluetooth vulnerability could give hackers your location

Fitbits may be especially easy to exploit.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/17/bluetooth-vulnerability-location-tracking-boston-university/

 

The Endless Scroll: How to Tell if You're a Tech Addict

Don't let your apps, games, and smartphone control you. Once you understand what's happening in your brain while you use technology, you can do something about it.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/361245/the-endless-scroll-how-to-tell-if-youre-a-tech-addict

 

7 fixes for a phone that keeps restarting or crashing

https://www.komando.com/tips/581117/7-fixes-for-a-phone-that-keeps-restarting-or-crashing

 

5 Smart News Apps to Help You Avoid Fake News With More Trustworthy Reports

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smart-news-apps-avoid-fake-news-trustworthy-reports/

 

How to Mirror and Control Your Android Phone on Any Windows PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/430466/how-to-mirror-and-control-your-android-phone-on-any-windows-pc/

 

What to Do When Your Home Internet Connection Underperforms

Tips for solving slow internet connections at home

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-slow-internet-connection-818125

 

Apple is poised to lose lots of iPhone users if it keeps ignoring the middle

Less people are buying premium phones, so why is Apple still putting all of its eggs in one basket?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3410598/apple-iphone-mid-range-pixel-3a.html

 

In an emergency, your phone could literally save your life

There are some simple things you can to do now to help your future self.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/in-an-emergency-your-phone-could-literally-save-your-life/

 

How to Build a DIY Wireless Printer with a Raspberry Pi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/build-diy-wireless-printer-raspberry-pi/

 

Google is recording and listening to customer voice interactions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/12/google-is-recording-and-listening-to-customer-voice-interactions/

 

20 Privacy & Security Settings You Need to Check on Your Google Pixel

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/20-privacy-security-settings-you-need-check-your-google-pixel-0193251/

 

How to Use Dictation on Desktop from Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/86424-use-dictation-desktop-touch-keyboard-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Turn an Android Phone into a Hacking Device Without Root

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/android-for-hackers-turn-android-phone-into-hacking-device-without-root-0189649/

 

simplewall (Wfp Tool)

An easy way to configure the Windows Filtering Platform and decide which services and protocols are allowed to launch on your computer and which should be blocked

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/Wfp-Tool.shtml

 

In case of emergency: The tech that might save you

There's no replacement for being physically and mentally prepared, but this gear can help.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/17/outdoor-adventure-emergency-tech-hiking-skiing/

 

How to Set Up Dark Mode on Your Favorite Apps

Looking to give your eyes a break? Dark mode swaps white backgrounds for grays and blacks. Here's how to enable dark mode in all your favorite apps.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/366170/how-to-set-up-dark-mode-on-your-favorite-apps

 

Don't fall for this DNA scam

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582683/dont-fall-for-this-dna-scam

 

How Facial Recognition Search Is Destroying Your Privacy

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/facial-recognition-invading-privacy/

 

NEW CHROME OS 75 FEATURE MAKES PASSWORD MANAGEMENT SO MUCH BETTER

https://chromeunboxed.com/new-chrome-os-75-feature-makes-password-management-so-much-better/

 

How to Find Your Windows 10 PC Hardware and System Specs

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/find-your-windows-10-computers-hardware-and-system-specs/

 

Got A New Chromebook? 10 Things You Need To Know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTGs-CekbhY&t=0s

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If You’re Using These Browser Extensions Uninstall Them ASAP, They’re Stealing Your Data

Not all browser extensions are used for good. It was recently discovered that several Chrome and Firefox browser extensions were stealing data from individual users and corporations. The data included everything from passwords to genetic information. 

https://hothardware.com/news/these-browser-extensions-are-stealing-your-data

 

25 Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Windows is a vast operating system with plenty of features you might never stumble upon. Make the most of Windows 10 with these expert tips.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/347136/25-hidden-tricks-inside-windows-10

 

The best smartphones, tablets and smartwatches for students

New school year, new gear.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/22/the-best-smartphones-tablets-and-smartwatches-for-students/

 

Use Biometrics to Change Your LastPass Master Password from Your Phone

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/use-biometrics-change-your-lastpass-master-password-from-your-phone-0196945/

 

How to share your screen on Skype

Ace those video conference presentations

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-share-screen-on-skype

 

How to uninstall Movies and TV App in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-uninstall-movies-and-tv-app-in-windows-10

 

Can Sony's robot pup Aibo make friends with real dogs?

https://www.cnet.com/videos/can-sonys-robot-pup-make-friends-with-real-dogs/

 

SSD vs HDD: Which should I have in my PC?

https://www.windowscentral.com/ssd-vs-hdd-which-should-i-have-my-pc

 

[Tip] Enable and Use Scroll to Text in URL Fragment in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-and-use-scroll-to-text-in-url-fragment-in-google-chrome/

 

How securing DER smart grids differs from securing traditional energy grids, and why it matters

For an industry historically slow to change, the ongoing transformation of the power grid is remarkable. However, with this transformation comes a dramatic increase in the risks of the grid being hacked and disabled.

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/opinion/executive-insight/how-securing-der-smart-grids-differs-from-securing-traditional-energy-grids-and-why-it-matters/

 

Startup Form Launches Underwater Smart Goggles for Swimmers

https://next.reality.news/news/startup-form-launches-underwater-smart-goggles-for-swimmers-0200781/

 

Chrome is patching a bug that lets sites detect and block private browsing mode, declares war on incognito-blocking

https://boingboing.net/2019/07/20/cookie-managers-r-us.html

 

How to Check and Tighten All Your iPhone’s Privacy Settings

https://www.howtogeek.com/424624/how-to-check-and-tighten-all-your-iphones-privacy-settings/

 

9 Things to Do Before Using a New Computer

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/getting-a-new-computer-part-2-things-you-must-do-before-starting-to-use-it/

 

Think before you post that negative review of a business online - you could get sued

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582839/think-before-you-post-that-negative-review-of-a-business-online-you-could-get-sued

 

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

 

Google will pay $11 million to settle hundreds of age discrimination suits

227 people claimed the company denied them jobs because of their age.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/22/google-age-discrimination-lawsuit-11-million-settlement/

 

The Best 'No-Logs' VPN Apps for Safe & Private Mobile Browsing

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/best-no-logs-vpn-apps-for-safe-private-mobile-browsing-0193781/

 

How to take a screenshot on iPhone

And how to take a screenshot on iPad

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-take-a-screenshot-on-iphone

 

Microsoft Mixer is a great alternative to Twitch for streaming

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-mixer-vs-twitch-for-streaming

 

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/

 

Best Budget CPU in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-budget-cpu

 

[Tip] Show Number of Incognito Windows in Google Chrome Toolbar

https://www.askvg.com/tip-show-number-of-incognito-windows-in-google-chrome-toolbar/

 

JetBlue flight evacuated after photo of suicide vest sent to crew, passengers via AirDrop

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/jetblue-flight-evacuated-after-photo-of-suicide-vest-sent-to-crew-passengers-via-airdrop/

 

Nvidia Uncovers Breakthroughs with Dynamic Focus & Prescription Lenses for Augmented Reality Displays

https://next.reality.news/news/nvidia-uncovers-breakthroughs-with-dynamic-focus-prescription-lenses-for-augmented-reality-displays-0201326/

 

iPhone loyalty drops to lowest level in years with 1-in-4 switching to Android

Record numbers of iPhone users are switching to Android, study says. (Source: Apple)Record numbers of iPhone users are switching to Android, study says. (Source: Apple)

A new study suggests that iPhone loyalty is at an all-time low. According to BankMyCell, which tracks smartphone upgrades, iPhone users are switching in record numbers and they are largely turning to Samsung for their upgrade when they do.

https://www.notebookcheck.net/iPhone-loyalty-drops-to-lowest-level-in-years-with-1-in-4-switching-to-Android.427859.0.html

 

How to Change the Mouse Pointer Color and Size on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/427263/how-to-change-the-mouse-pointer-color-and-size-on-windows-10/

 

How to Set Up Windows Sandbox on Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/set-up-sandbox-windows-10/

 

Amazon issues warning about fake products you might have purchased

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582563/amazon-fake-supplements-warning

 

How to Manage Your Website Passwords With Firefox Lockbox

Firefox Lockbox helps with password management on mobile devices and the web. Here's how to get started with Mozilla's free password manager.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/367772/how-to-manage-your-website-passwords-with-firefox-lockbox

 

US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades

JD Power found that quality improved across the board.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/18/jd-power-wireless-quality-1st-half-2019/

 

The 5 Best Two-Factor Authentication Apps for iPhone & Android

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/5-best-two-factor-authentication-apps-for-iphone-android-0186751/

 

How to combine PDF files

Combine PDF files like a pro

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-combine-pdf-files

 

Best PC optimization apps for Windows 10 available on the Microsoft Store.

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/pc-optimization-appsr-windows-10-microsoft-store

 

These battery-powered security cameras keep watch without the wires

Ditch the power adapter for one of these easy-to-install, battery-powered security cams.

https://www.cnet.com/news/battery-powered-security-cameras-keep-watch-without-the-wires/

 

Best 1440p QHD Monitors of 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-1440p-monitors

 

How will Wi-Fi 5 and WPA2 coexist with Wi-Fi 6 and WPA3?

The migration to Wi-Fi 6 is the most complex in roughly a decade, as a new authentication standard is necessary to ensure security integrity. How will the two standards coexist?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-will-wi-fi-5-wpa2-coexist-with-wi-fi-6-and-wpa3/

 

Get HP’s 2019 premium touchscreen laptop with Amazon’s 51% price cut

https://www.digitaltrends.com/dtdeals/hp-2019-hd-touchscreen-flagship-laptop-amazon-price-cut/

 

Hunt Down Social Media Accounts by Usernames with Sherlock

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/hunt-down-social-media-accounts-by-usernames-with-sherlock-0196138/

 

Samsung Galaxy S10e review: A phone you'll love if you're prepared to compromise

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/1155555/Samsung-Galaxy-S10e-review

 

How to Use Linux’s ar Command to Create Static Libraries

https://www.howtogeek.com/427086/how-to-use-linuxs-ar-command-to-create-static-libraries/

 

5 Bootable Windows PE-Based Recovery Discs That’ll Save Your System

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/bootable-windows-pe-based-recovery-discs/

 

You might be owed $20,000 in the Equifax settlement

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582557/equifax-data-breach-settlement

 

Google Pixel 3a

https://www.pcmag.com/review/368354/google-pixel-3a

 

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/

 

Use Your Phone as a Security Key for Logging into Your Google Account on Any Computer

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/use-your-phone-as-security-key-for-logging-into-your-google-account-any-computer-0196032/

 

How to take a screenshot on an Android phone

Capture conversations, games, videos and more on your Android device

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/mobile-computing/tablets/how-to-screenshot-on-android-1299252

 

Integrated or Dedicated Graphics card – Which do I need?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/integrated-or-dedicated-graphics-card-which-do-i-need

 

Keep Google Chrome from spilling your secrets to prying eyes

Until Chrome starts helping you guard your privacy, these browser extensions can help.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/keep-google-chrome-from-spilling-your-secrets-to-prying-eyes/

 

How to use hibernation to extend battery life on Windows 10

If you want to improve your laptop's battery life, then you should be using hibernation on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-use-hibernation-your-pc-running-windows-10

 

How to use built-in design settings to quickly format an Office document

You can spend a long time formatting a Word or Excel document to get just the look you want, or you can create a custom style set and click an option. You'll choose the latter once you give it a try.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-built-in-design-settings-to-quickly-format-an-office-document/

 

Read this before installing extensions to your web browser

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2019/07/22/beware-browser-extensions-chrome-safari-and-other-web-browsers/1782753001/

 

4 Ways to Crack a Facebook Password & How to Protect Yourself from Them

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/4-ways-crack-facebook-password-protect-yourself-from-them-0139532/

 

Google Assistant lets some users send texts without unlocking their phone

https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/07/22/google-assistant-text-messages-without-unlocking-phone/

 

What Is a Deepfake, and Should I Be Concerned?

https://www.howtogeek.com/427224/what-is-a-deepfake-and-should-i-be-concerned/

 

How to Delete Old Time Machine Backups on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/delete-old-time-machine-backups/

 

How to make your iPhone fingerprint reader work every time

https://www.komando.com/tips/475007/apple-how-to-make-your-fingerprint-reader-work-every-time

 

10 Easy Tips and Tricks for Better Smartphone Photos

For many, phones have completely replaced dedicated digital cameras, but even pros reach for their iPhones or Samsung Galaxy phones to snap images from time to time. Here's how to take better pics with your smartphone.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/310112/tips-and-tricks-for-better-smartphone-photography

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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

 

15 Best Free Trial VPNs (Yes, Totally Free – No Credit card required) (though I don't recommend FREE VPN's, these are try it before you buy it paid VPN's)

https://topvpn.review/best-free-trial-vpns/

 

Connected to Wi-Fi, But No Internet Access in Windows? Here’s the Fix!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/no-internet-access-fix-windows/

 

Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users.

https://www.darkreading.com/mobile/flaws-in-telegram-and-whatsapp-on-android-put-data-at-risk/d/d-id/1335253

 

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

Make your videos sharper or load faster.

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

 

How to factory reset Windows 10 (there are tools to wipe the free space areas to prevent data recovery)

Clean up before selling your computer

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-factory-reset-windows-10

 

How to transfer data from an old PC to a new PC

Don't leave any data behind when you crack open a brand new laptop.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-transfer-your-data-old-pc-new-pc

 

Allow or deny Apps permission to access Account info, Name and Picture

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/allow-deny-apps-permission-to-access-account-info-name-picture

 

Find Specific Words or Phrases in Websites on Chrome

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/find-specific-words-phrases-websites-chrome-0199917/

 

The bigger MacBook Pro everyone’s waiting for might be priced more like a desktop than a laptop

Get ready for a sky-high price tag for the first new MacBook Pro in years.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3404578/macbook-pro-16-inch-rumors-price-design.html

 

Why 72% of people still recycle passwords

Users recycle the same password an average of four times, according to a Security.org report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-72-of-people-still-recycle-passwords/

 

Smartphone Maker Vivo Enters Consumer Smartglasses Market with Vivo AR Glass

https://next.reality.news/news/smartphone-maker-vivo-enters-consumer-smartglasses-market-with-vivo-ar-glass-0199798/

 

Cryptojacking: The growing malware menace

Don’t let unauthorized cryptocurrency “miners” steal your company’s computer power — or worse!

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cryptojacking-the-growing-malware-menace/

 

New Raspberry Pi 4 Firmware Reduces Temperatures, Boosts Performance

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/294430-new-raspberry-pi-4-firmware-reduces-temperatures-boosts-performance

 

Is Cloud Storage Secure and Private?

https://askbobrankin.com/is_cloud_storage_secure_and_private.html

 

How to Cross Reference Cells Between Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets

https://www.howtogeek.com/426633/how-to-cross-reference-cells-between-microsoft-excel-spreadsheets/

 

11 Tips to Speed Up Windows 10

Windows 10 is faster than the previous versions of Microsoft's OS, but you can still optimize its performance. Learn how to make your Windows 10 PC run faster with our tips.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/251694/10-tips-to-speed-up-windows-10

 

Best app to find biking, hiking and running trails

https://www.komando.com/apps/580373/best-app-to-find-biking-hiking-and-running-trails

 

How to Increase Dedicated Video RAM (VRAM) in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/video-ram-windows-10/

 

Meet DoppelPaymer, BitPaymer's Ransomware Lookalike

New ransomware variant DoppelPaymer was leveraged in campaigns against the City of Edcouch, Texas, and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/meet-doppelpaymer-bitpaymers-ransomware-lookalike/d/d-id/1335251

 

How to survive with an iPhone and a Windows computer

You won't get the full Apple experience with a Windows PC, but you can get close.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-survive-as-an-iphone-user-with-a-windows-computer/

 

How to install Windows 10

Get Windows 10 on your computer easily

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-install-windows-10

 

Best Ways to Customize the Windows 10 Taskbar

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-ways-customize-windows-10-taskbar

 

Windows 10 Checking for updates taking forever

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-checking-for-updates-taking-forever

 

Enable Dark Mode in Google Calendar

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/enable-dark-mode-google-calendar-0200196/

 

How to turn on Dark Mode on iPhone and iPad

In this video, Macworld’s Leif Johnson uses an iPhone XS Max to show you how to enable Dark Mode on your iPhone or iPad.

https://www.macworld.com/video/96727/how-to-turn-on-dark-mode-on-iphone-and-ipad

 

Lateral phishing: Hackers are taking over business accounts to send malicious emails

The use of compromised accounts to send phishing emails to contacts inside and outside an organization is an increasing security threat.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/lateral-phishing-hackers-are-taking-over-business-accounts-to-send-malicious-emails/

 

Samsung Patent Documents Reveal Augmented Reality Smartglasses That Might Challenge Apple's Rumored Wearable

https://next.reality.news/news/samsung-patent-documents-reveal-augmented-reality-smartglasses-might-challenge-apples-rumored-wearable-0201321/

 

Microsoft demos vote verification tool, warns of ongoing foreign meddling

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/microsoft-demos-vote-verification-tool-warns-of-ongoing-foreign-meddling/

 

Nvidia RTX 2060, 2070 Super: Better GPU Performance, Same Price

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/294403-nvidias-new-super-rtx-2060-2070-gpus-offer-better-performance-at-the-same-price

 

Geekly Update - 17 July 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_17_july_2019.html

 

How to Back Up Your Linux System

https://www.howtogeek.com/427480/how-to-back-up-your-linux-system/

 

Testing Verizon 5G in Chicago: Speedy, But Watch Out for That Tree

On the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, we saw speeds up to 1.17Gbps with an unobstructed cell site 500 feet away. But millimeter-wave technology is still finicky and obstacles are an issue.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368433/testing-verizon-5g-in-chicago-speedy-but-watch-out-for-tha

 

7 things you didn’t know Google Search could do until now

https://www.komando.com/columns/581972/7-things-you-didnt-know-google-search-could-do-until-now

 

The Windows System32 Directory: What It Is and Why You Can’t Delete It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-system32/

 

German Schools Ban Office 365, Cite Privacy Concerns

The ruling follows years of debate over whether German schools and institutions should use Microsoft tools and services.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/german-schools-ban-office-365-cite-privacy-concerns/d/d-id/1335239

 

Fix your slow Mac once and for all

We walk you through how to figure out what's slowing down your Mac.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/fix-your-slow-mac-once-and-for-all/

 

How to update Google Chrome

The best web browser is easy to update

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-update-chrome

 

1080p vs. 1440p vs. 4K: Which resolution is best for gaming?

https://www.windowscentral.com/1080p-vs-1440p-vs-4k-which-should-gamers-go

 

How to use Narrator in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-use-narrator-in-windows-10

 

Use Android Without Any Google Apps or Services

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/use-android-without-any-google-apps-services-0193735/

 

Go64 review: Free utility preps Mac users for 64-bit Catalina app-ocalypse

Quickly scans your internal drive for 32-bit applications that won’t be compatible after installing macOS Catalina and helps find potential upgrades to keep software working.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3409097/go64-review.html

 

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10

For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-increase-shutdown-speeds-in-windows-10/

 

[Tip] Different Ways to Open “Screen Snip & Sketch” in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/tip-different-ways-to-open-screen-snip-sketch-in-windows-10/

 

Google Keep Notes: 10 tips and tricks to become a master

Unlock its full potential.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3405528/google-keep-notes-tips-tricks.html

 

The Paranoid Mac Owner's Guide to Defeating Remote Snooping & Evil Maid Attacks

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/paranoid-mac-owners-guide-defeating-remote-snooping-evil-maid-attacks-0196783/

 

Avoid These TEN Common Computing Mistakes

https://askbobrankin.com/avoid_these_ten_common_computing_mistakes.html

 

Why Does Windows Still Use Letters for Drives?

https://www.howtogeek.com/426852/why-does-windows-still-use-letters-for-drives/

 

The Doctor Is In (Your Phone): 7 Online Therapy Services to Try

When it come to therapy, cost is a big issue, but emotional factors might also prevent someone from seeking help. Online therapy removes these obstacles.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/348725/the-doctor-is-in-your-phone-7-online-therapy-services-to-try

 

7 monthly laptop maintenance tasks you should be doing

https://www.komando.com/tips/575895/7-monthly-laptop-maintenance-tasks-you-should-be-doing

 

How to Make Your Own Windows PE Rescue Disc (And Keep Your PC Safe)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/make-windows-pe-rescue-disc/

 

RDP Bug Takes New Approach to Host Compromise

Researchers show how simply connecting to a rogue machine can silently compromise the host.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/rdp-bug-takes-new-approach-to-host-compromise/d/d-id/1335297

 

Phones with in-screen fingerprint scanners: Galaxy S10, OnePlus 7 Pro and more

The iPhone 11 is rumored to have an in-display fingerprint scanner. But these phones already have the feature.

https://www.cnet.com/news/phones-with-in-screen-fingerprint-scanners-galaxy-s10-oneplus-7-pro-and-more/

 

How to activate Windows 10

Use a digital license or product key

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-activate-windows-10

 

12 simple ways to tune up your laptop before the new school year

Start the new school year with a fine-tuned laptop that's ready to tackle any task without spending a dime. Here's how to make sure your Windows 10 laptop is in tip-top shape.

https://www.windowscentral.com/tips-and-tricks-tune-up-laptop-new-school-year

 

Windows Sandbox not loading, opening or working

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-sandbox-not-loading-opening-or-working

 

Automatically Delete Your Google History on a Schedule

https://smartphones.gadgethacks.com/how-to/automatically-delete-your-google-history-schedule-0196946/

 

5G FAQ: What is 5G and when is it coming to the iPhone

Here’s what you really need to know about this next-gen wireless technology.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3406470/5g-faq-iphone.html

 

Why 70% of healthcare orgs have suffered data breaches

Digital transformation initiatives bring a slew of data privacy concerns to US health organizations, according to a Thales report.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-70-of-healthcare-orgs-have-suffered-data-breaches/

 

[Tip] Use “Print Screen” (PrtScn) Key to Take Screenshots Using “Snip & Sketch” App in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/tip-use-print-screen-prtscn-key-to-take-screenshots-using-snip-sketch-app-in-windows-10/

 

How to automatically delete the web activity and location history data in your Google account

Google has added powerful new tools to your account.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3405850/how-to-automatically-delete-the-web-activity-and-location-history-data-in-your-google-account.html

 

Secure Your Identity & Become Anonymous Online in 2019

https://null-byte.wonderhowto.com/how-to/secure-your-identity-become-anonymous-online-2019-0191628/

 

Can This App Get Your Traffic Ticket Dismissed?

https://askbobrankin.com/can_this_app_get_your_traffic_ticket_dismissed.html

 

How to Use the strings Command on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/427805/how-to-use-the-strings-command-on-linux/

 

How to Wean Yourself Off Smartphones and Social Media

Going cold turkey with technology isn't realistic in our hyper-connected world, but here are some tips to modulate usage and take back control of your apps and devices.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/360420/how-to-wean-yourself-off-smartphones-and-social-media

 

Don't fall for this Facebook hoax that's making the rounds again

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/582452/dont-fall-for-this-facebook-hoax-thats-making-the-rounds-again

 

100% Disk Usage in Windows 10 Fixed With 14 Tricks

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-tips-fix-100-disk-usage-improve-windows-performance/

 

10 Alternatives to Google Finance Portfolio

https://www.datadriveninvestor.com/2019/06/28/10-alternatives-to-google-finance-portfolio/

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