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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 09/21/2019 1741
Fri 09/20/2019 1740
Thur 09/19/2019 1739
Wed 09/18/2019 1738
Tue 09/17/2019 1737
Mon 09/16/2019 1736
Sun 09/15/2019 1735

Sat 1741 09/21/2019

(Special NOTE:  if you are on Windows 7 and planning to past 01/2020 read the article that follows titled "0Patch to support Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 with security patches after official support end".)

 

Facebook’s Suspension of ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Reveals Wider Privacy Issues

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/technology/facebook-data-privacy-suspension.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_190921?campaign_id=2&instance_id=12353&segment_id=17217&user_id=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&regi_id=496806370921

 

Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/us/data-privacy-fbi.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_190921?campaign_id=2&

instance_id=12353&segment_id=17217&user_id=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&regi_id=496806370921

 

Amazon Wants You to Help Make Alexa Smarter

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/make-amazon-alexa-smarter/

 

Impersonation Fraud Still Effective in Obtaining Code Signatures

Fraudsters continue to attempt to fool certificate authorities into issuing valid digital certificates for legitimate organizations by impersonating an authoritative user. The reward? The ability to sign code with a legitimate signature.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/impersonation-fraud-still-effective-in-obtaining-code-signatures/d/d-id/1335821

 

Automatically Switch Web Searches to DuckDuckGo Sometimes With This Chrome Extension

https://lifehacker.com/automatically-switch-web-searches-to-duckduckgo-sometim-1837966990

 

Chrome security issues addressed with Stable channel update

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/chrome-security-issues-addressed-with-stable-channel-update/

 

0Patch to support Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 with security patches after official support end

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/21/0patch-to-support-windows-7-and-server-2008-r2-with-security-patches-after-official-support-end/

 

Lesser-known features inside the iPhone 11

https://www.cnet.com/videos/lesser-known-features-inside-the-iphone-11/

 

How to Best Use a Trackball Mouse

Get the hang of this ergonomic tool

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-best-use-a-trackball-mouse-4768914

 

How to fix Windows 10 May 2019 Update problems

Experiencing issues?

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/windows-10-may-2019-update-problems-how-to-fix-them

 

Malware Removal Guide & Tools for Beginners

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/malware-removal-windows

 

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system

The Breezometer tool offers street-level air quality data.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/19/air-pollution-app-now-doubles-as-a-wildfire-warning-system/

 

AMD announces 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper CPU, delays Ryzen 9 3950X

Twenty-four cores of Threadripper power.

https://www.windowscentral.com/amd-announces-3rd-gen-ryzen-threadripper-cpu-delays-ryzen-3950x

 

iOS 13.1: Official release date pulled forward six days to September 24

The first major update to iOS 13 brings features that won't quite make it into the initial release.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3434605/ios-13-1-features-release-date-how-to-download.html

 

The ‘New’ Galaxy Fold Is Still Extremely Fragile

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/298776-the-new-galaxy-fold-is-still-extremely-fragile

 

New Windows 10 Build Released with Improved Driver Updates

Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 build to users in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider program.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/new-windows-10-build-released-with-improved-driver-updates-527483.shtml

 

What Is Ultra Wideband, and Why Is It In the iPhone 11?

https://www.howtogeek.com/441183/what-is-ultra-wideband-and-why-is-it-in-the-iphone-11/

 

This Is Why AI Companies Have to Listen to Your Voice Recordings

Voice assistants and chatbots rely on understanding language, but for now, they can learn meaning and context only with human help. So much for privacy.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370770/this-is-why-ai-companies-have-to-listen-to-your-voice-record

 

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

 

What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-tech-support-scam/

 

US Turning Up the Heat on North Korea's Cyber Threat Operations

Sanctions on North Korean nation-state hacking groups came amid reports of fresh malicious campaigns directed at US entities from the isolated nation.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/us-turning-up-the-heat-on-north-koreas-cyber-threat-operations/d/d-id/1335819

 

How to Stop Gmail Images From Loading Automatically on Your iPhone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-gmail-images-from-loading-automatically-on-1837966865

 

Tricks of the trade: Mac malware impersonates trading app

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/tricks-of-the-trade-mac-malware-impersonates-trading-app/

 

WinOTP Authenticator is an open-source alternative for WinAuth

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/12/winotp-authenticator-open-source-alternative-for-winauth/

 

How to Stop Gmail Images From Loading Automatically on Your iPhone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-gmail-images-from-loading-automatically-on-1837966865

 

Tricks of the trade: Mac malware impersonates trading app

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/tricks-of-the-trade-mac-malware-impersonates-trading-app/

 

WinOTP Authenticator is an open-source alternative for WinAuth (Microsoft and Lastpass have one and I'm sure others do too.  I use the first two so I am not using one that might get hacked.)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/12/winotp-authenticator-open-source-alternative-for-winauth/

 

Facebook's new Portal smart displays: Who's listening and what's happening to your data?

The tech giant compromised your privacy and broke your trust. Now, it has a new set of "Smart Cameras" and always-listening microphones for your living room.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/facebook-portal-smart-display-privacy-concerns/

 

How to Use Alt Codes

Type special characters using alt key codes on Windows and Mac

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-alt-codes-4768659

 

How to perform a password reset in Windows 10

Get your Windows account back

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-perform-a-password-reset-in-windows-10

 

FixWin for Windows 10: Repair problems and issues with a click

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fixwin-for-windows-10

 

Big tobacco keeps starting 'grassroots' Facebook campaigns

By fighting taxes, users are handing their details over to tobacco companies.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/19/big-tobacco-grassroots-facebook-campaigns/

 

SSD vs HDD: Which should I have in my PC? (for the boot drive & programs, I go with SSD)

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

 

Hands on with iPhone 11 Night Mode

iPhone users have been waiting anxiously for better photos in dark settings. iOS 13’s Night Mode seems to have been worth the wait.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3439816/hands-on-with-iphone-11-night-mode.html

 

Amazon Buys 100,000 Electric Trucks from Rivian (Total EV SUVs, Pickups Built to Date: 0)

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/298729-amazon-buys-100000-electric-trucks-from-rivian-total-ev-suvs-pickups-built-to-date-0

 

SichboPVR

View live television, record your favorite content and watch it later by relying on this application that features a wide variety of functions

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Radio-TV-Player/SichboPVR.shtml

 

How to Update iPhone and iPad Apps

https://www.howtogeek.com/441179/how-to-update-iphone-and-ipad-apps/

 

Political Ad Spending on Snapchat Is Ramping Up Ahead of 2020

In a bid for transparency, Snap released its 2018 and 2019 data on political advertising spend. The US tops the list, with campaigns and super PACs spending more than $1.2 million over that timespan. Canada, Australia, Norway, and France have also spent a bundle on Snapchat ads.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370838/political-ad-spending-on-snapchat-is-ramping-up-ahead-of-202

 

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

 

How to Cast Local Media From Your Mac to Chromecast

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/cast-local-media-mac-chromecast/

 

Malware Linked to Ryuk Targets Financial & Military Data

A newly discovered campaign, packing traces of Ryuk ransomware, aims to steal confidential information.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/malware-linked-to-ryuk-targets-financial-and-military-data/d/d-id/1335808

 

How Do I Set Up My Wifi Extender With a New Router?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-set-up-my-wifi-extender-with-a-new-router-1837929716

 

Sleeping on the job? Verlo Mattress Factory exposes database

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/sleeping-on-the-job-verlo-mattress-factory-exposes-database/

 

Highlight Ads on Google and Reddit by fading them in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/16/highlight-ads-on-google-and-reddit-by-fading-them-in-chrome/

 

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro drop test: We couldn't crack these phones, but we broke the camera

We put both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro through a series of drops to see if they would survive. Turns out, they're a lot tougher than we thought.

https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-11-and-11-pro-drop-test-we-couldnt-crack-these-phones-we-broke-camera/

 

How to Log off Windows 10

And how it's different from Windows 8 and 7

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-log-off-windows-10-4692822

 

How to use Google Assistant to watch TV

“OK Google, play season three of Stranger Things on Netflix”

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-google-assistant-to-watch-tv

 

What is the ProgramData folder in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-the-programdata-folder-in-windows-10

 

Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards

It's now easier to communicate with Group Board collaborators.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/19/pinterest-group-boards-reactions/

 

As Windows 7 approaches end-of-life, one group has a plan to keep patching it

0patch wants to keep Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 secure by developing and deploying micropatches.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-7-approaches-end-life-one-group-has-plan-keep-patching-it

 

iOS 13: The first 6 things to do after you upgrade

There are lots of great new things to try. Start with these!

https://www.macworld.com/article/3439739/ios-13-the-first-things-to-do-after-you-upgrade.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Single Window Mode in Snip & Sketch app in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/137682-turn-off-single-window-mode-snip-sketch-app-windows-10-a.html

 

SUMo

Keep all your installed software applications up to date using this simple app that automatically scans the computer and reveals available updates

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/SUMo.shtml

 

How to Create Aliases and Shell Functions on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/439736/how-to-create-aliases-and-shell-functions-on-linux/

 

Walgreens, FedEx Test Drone Deliveries With Alphabet's Wing

The trial, which will be open to residents of Christiansburg, Virginia, offers a glimpse into what kinds of services we can expect from Wing's drone-powered delivery system.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370862/walgreens-fedex-test-drone-deliveries-with-alphabets-wing

 

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

 

Alternatives to iTunes: 5 Best Free Music Players for macOS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/alternatives-itunes-5-best-free-music-players-mac-os-x/

 

US Sanctions 3 Cyberattack Groups Tied to DPRK

Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff, and Andariel were named and sanctioned by the US Treasury for ongoing attacks on financial systems.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/us-sanctions-3-cyberattack-groups-tied-to-dprk/d/d-id/1335805

 

How to Stop Facebook From Identifying Your Face

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-facebook-from-identifying-your-face-1837903031

 

Wakulla County school board elects to negotiate with ransomware hackers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/wakulla-county-school-board-elects-to-negotiate-with-ransomware-hackers/

 

Windows 10 version 1903: list of known issues increases

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/16/windows-10-version-1903-list-of-known-issues-growth-and-growth-and-growth/

 

Dolby Vision, HDR10, Technicolor and HLG: HDR formats explained

Yep, there are lots of ways to get HDR on TV. Let's break 'em down.

https://www.cnet.com/news/dolby-vision-hdr10-advanced-hdr-and-hlg-hdr-formats-explained/

 

How to Use the Office App for Windows

Learn about the new Office app debuting on Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-office-app-for-windows-4691838

 

How to disable Bixby on your Samsung phone and Samsung TV

Disable, delete or remove Bixby

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-disable-bixby-on-your-samsung-phone-and-samsung-tv

 

How to merge columns without losing data in Excel

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/merge-columns-without-losing-data-in-excel

 

AT&T sued for allegedly inflating DirecTV Now subscriber numbers

A lawsuit says the carrier uses various shady tactics to charge real customers without their knowledge.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/att-sued-inflating-directv-now-subscribers/

 

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X review: The new best mid-range CPU

AMD's mid-range flagship CPU is everything you need and more, offering a fantastic value proposition.

https://www.windowscentral.com/amd-ryzen-5-3600x-review

 

iOS 13 resource hub: FAQs, tips, guides, and more

This is your home base for all our iOS 13 related tips, guides, FAQs, and other resources.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3438905/ios-13-resource-hub-faqs-tips-guides-and-more.html

 

How to Enable Automatic Backup of System Registry to RegBack folder when Computer Restarts in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/137565-enable-automatic-backup-system-registry-when-restart-windows-10-a.html

 

RoboIntern

Automate the execution of various tasks that you normally perform manually without any coding skills using this straightforward application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/RoboIntern.shtml

 

How iOS 13’s “Silence Unknown Callers” Will Stop Phone Spam

https://www.howtogeek.com/436048/how-ios-13s-silence-unknown-callers-will-stop-phone-spam/

 

Roku Refreshes Streaming Devices Ahead of the Holidays

The updated $30 Roku Express is 10 percent smaller than the previous version, and can be powered by your TV; no need to plug into an outlet.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370847/roku-rolls-out-os-9-2

 

Streaming service channel comparison charts -- Hulu, YouTube, Sling, AT&T TV Now and Playstation Vue

https://www.komando.com/charts/414233/streaming-service-channel-line-ups

 

15 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac You Should Start Using

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/custom-keyboard-shortcuts-mac/

 

Before He Spammed You, this Sly Prince Stalked Your Mailbox

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/before-he-spammed-you-this-sly-prince-stalked-your-mailbox/

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Consumer Bureau’s Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Director Says

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/18/business/consumer-bureau-database.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_190919?campaign_id=2&instance_id=12321&segment_id=17142&user_id=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&regi_id=496806370919

 

Recover Windows computer after malware attack using SmartFix

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/smartfix-fix-common-system-problem-after-malware-attack

 

A dentist made a game in MS Paint and it's terrifying

'World of Horror' is what happens when you mix Junji Ito with HP Lovecraft.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/20/world-of-horror-junji-ito-hp-lovecraft-hypercard-game/

 

Meet Stop Ransomware: The Most Active Ransomware Nobody Talks About

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/meet-stop-ransomware-the-most-active-ransomware-nobody-talks-about/

 

Foliate Linux eBook Reader 1.4.0 Includes Wikipedia Lookup, Google Translate Support

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/foliate-linux-ebook-reader-140-includes.html

 

Microsoft extends Windows 7 security updates for election systems through 2020

The extension will keep systems secure beyond Windows 7's end-of-life date of January 14, 2020.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-extends-windows-7-security-updates-election-systems-through-2020

 

How to Learn and Try macOS Before You Get a Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/learn-try-out-macos-before-get-mac/

 

How to use Google Assistant to organize your life

“Hey Google, what’s my first event tomorrow?”

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-google-assistant-to-organize-your-life

 

Samsung's ultra-fast new PCIe 4.0 SSDs 'never die'

Samsung's new U.2 SSD tops out at 30.72TB and will "never die" on you

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439821/samsungs-ultra-fast-new-pcie-40-ssds-never-die.html

 

Cybercriminals set sights on bot attacks and mobile apps

The past six months have seen a 13% increase in human-initiated cyberattacks. Here's what cybercriminals are targeting.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybercrimninals-set-sights-on-bot-attacks-and-mobile-apps/

 

iPhone 11 Pro Drop Test: We Have Bad News

Toughest glass in a smartphone?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/iphone-11-drop-test

 

15,000 private webcams left open to snooping, no password required

https://www.bitdefender.com/box/blog/iot-news/15000-private-webcams-left-open-snooping-no-password-required/#new_tab

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Firefox

Did you allow a website to track your location by mistake on Firefox? Use these steps to change the settings to block the site.

https://pureinfotech.com/block-website-tracking-location-firefox/

 

Here's How: Reverse Directory Lookups

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_reverse_directory_lookups.html

 

What to Do if Your Windows 10 Computer Stops Responding

https://www.techjunkie.com/windows-10-computer-stops-responding/

 

Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/galaxy-s10-note-10-android-10-beta-release/

 

The Galaxy Fold is still extremely fragile, and Samsung knows it

‘Do not apply excessive pressure’ when tapping the screen

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/9/20/20875771/galaxy-fold-extremely-fragile-samsung-video-durability-test-damage-display-dust

 

iOS 13: How to use Low Data Mode to slim your consumption

A feature formerly part of Low Power Mode can be used for Wi-Fi and cellular connections.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3438817/ios-13-how-to-use-low-data-mode-to-slim-your-consumption.html

 

How to Use All of Windows 10’s Backup and Recovery Tools

https://www.howtogeek.com/220986/how-to-use-all-of-windows-10%e2%80%99s-backup-and-recovery-tools/

 

Facebook Suspends 'Tens of Thousands' of Apps Amid Audit

The company has been auditing millions of Facebook apps for potential privacy violations, and as a result has suspended tens of thousands of them, many of which failed to respond to Facebook's request for information.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370884/facebook-suspends-tens-of-thousands-of-apps-amid-audit

 

Secret hacks to improve your Netflix experience

https://www.komando.com/tips/576069/secret-hacks-to-improve-your-netflix-experience

 

Windows Defender Error loading type library/DLL, 0x80029c4a

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-defender-error-loading-type-library-dll

 

Apple’s new iPhones can better manage your battery as it ages

The always-on feature will reduce the need for performance throttling.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/20/iphones-better-manage-battery/

 

Emotet Trojan Evolves Since Being Reawakend, Here is What We Know

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/emotet-trojan-evolves-since-being-reawakend-here-is-what-we-know/

 

How To Stop Installing Updates Automatically On Ubuntu Or Debian (Unattended Upgrades)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/how-to-stop-installing-updates.html

 

With 'Surface Centaurus,' can Microsoft avoid Samsung's Galaxy Fold mistakes?

Samsung's Galaxy Fold has re-emerged after a difficult delay, alongside high-profile problems with its generation-one folding display. Will Microsoft's Surface "Centaurus" suffer the same problems?

https://www.windowscentral.com/samsung-galaxy-fold-surface-centaurus

 

Tested: Does Your NVMe SSD Need a Heatsink?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/does-nvme-ssd-need-heatsink/

 

How to map a network drive in Windows 10

Easy access to network storage

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-map-a-network-drive-in-windows-10

 

Android 10: Ten essential tips for overlooked features

The latest version of Android is packed with new features, but some are quite subtle, so let's point them out.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439086/android-10-ten-essential-tips-for-overlooked-features.html

 

Governments still struggling to contend with weaponized social media platforms

A report from a former NSA operative says countries across the world are still adjusting to the new reality of sophisticated cyberwarfare.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/governments-still-struggling-to-contend-with-weaponized-social-media-platforms/

 

iPhone 11 Pro Review

A compact powerhouse with the best cameras around

https://www.tomsguide.com/reviews/iphone-11-pro

 

CookieMiner malware targets Macs, steals passwords and SMS messages, mines for cryptocurrency

https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/cookieminer-malware-targets-macs-steals-passwords-messages-mines-cryptocurrency/#new_tab

 

How to disable hardware acceleration in Google Chrome

If Chrome is having problems displaying visual elements on the screen, then turning off hardware acceleration may fix the problem. Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-hardware-acceleration-chrome/

 

Bob Explains: How Does The Internet Work?

https://askbobrankin.com/bob_explains_how_does_the_internet_work.html

 

How to Enable Your Keyboard Backlight in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-enable-your-keyboard-backlight-in-windows-10/

 

HP Elite Dragonfly is a Project Athena laptop that lasts over 24 hours on a charge

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/hp-https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-is-getting-a-new-optional-update-experience/elite-dragonfly-release-date-specs-and-price-official/

 

The Apple reviews are in, but tech season is just getting started

This week on The Vergecast, an in-depth look at the iPhone and Apple Watch reviews

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20875576/podcast-apple-iphone-11-pro-watch-review-redux-portal-vergecast

 

Three places iOS 13 might point to future Apple ambitions

Reading the tea leaves to see where Apple is interested in taking its technology.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440065/three-places-ios-13-might-point-to-future-apple-ambitions.html

 

7 Ways To Free Up Hard Disk Space On Windows

https://www.howtogeek.com/125923/7-ways-to-free-up-hard-disk-space-on-windows/

 

Google Is Improving the Tab Experience in Chrome

Tab previews, better tab management on Android, easier link sharing between devices, and an address bar that answers your questions are all coming to Chrome.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370874/google-is-improving-the-tab-experience-in-chrome

 

Best home office and family printers that will save money

https://www.komando.com/tips/450961/best-home-office-and-family-printers-that-will-save-money

 

Outlook Calendar Checking Tool (CalCheck) reports problems with entries

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/outlook-calendar-checking-tool-calcheck

 

Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation

And Facebook took down 100 accounts with ties to Spain's Partido Popular.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/20/twitter-bans-state-backed-misinformation/

 

Windows 10 is Getting a New Optional Update Experience

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-is-getting-a-new-optional-update-experience/

 

Raspberry Pi: Power On / Off A TV Connected Via HDMI-CEC

With the help of cec-client (part of libcec), your Raspberry Pi can control a device that supports CEC, like a TV, connected via HDMI. You could power the TV on or off, switch the active source, and more.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/raspberry-pi-power-on-off-tv-connected.html

 

Best AMD Ryzen Laptops in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-amd-ryzen-laptops

 

How to Turn Your Android Phone on When the Power Button Is Not Working

https://www.maketecheasier.com/turn-on-android-phone-when-power-button-is-not-working/

 

How to reset AirPods and AirPods 2

Your step-by-step guide to resetting your AirPods

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-reset-airpods-and-airpods-2

 

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

We found good deals for $500 or less.

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

 

You can deploy Wi-Fi 6 now, but benefits of 5G could be years away for your organization

Wi-Fi 6 provides speeds up to 30% faster than 802.11ac, with a 75% decrease in latency. The iPhone 11, Galaxy Note 10, and other new smartphones and notebooks on the market today support Wi-Fi 6.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/you-can-deploy-wi-fi-6-now-but-benefits-of-5g-could-be-years-away-for-your-organization/

 

iPhone 11 Review: The Best Phone for the Money

Amazing cameras, great battery life and a more durable design for a cheaper price

https://www.tomsguide.com/reviews/iphone-11

 

How to get away with hacking a US satellite

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/how-to-get-away-with-hacking-a-us-satellite-21533.html#new_tab

 

How to delete profile in Outlook

You can delete a profile to start over or fix common problems with the desktop version of Outlook, and in this guide, you'll learn how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/delete-profile-outlook/

 

Biology as technology will reinvent trillion-dollar industries

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/17/biology-as-technology-will-reinvent-trillion-dollar-industries/

 

How to View Your Apple Keychain Passwords

https://www.techjunkie.com/view-keychain-passwords/

 

Remove these Android apps from your phone immediately

https://bgr.com/2019/09/20/android-apps-adware-found-in-google-play-store-downloads/

 

The iPhone XS and XR will get processor throttling feature with iOS 13.1

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20875708/apple-processor-throttling-iphone-xs-xr-ios-13-1

 

5 reasons to buy an Apple Watch Series 3 instead of Series 5 (and 3 reasons not to)

To always-on or not always-on.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440116/apple-watch-series-3-vs-series-5.html

 

10 Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow PC Running Windows 7, 8, or 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/228570/10-quick-ways-to-speed-up-a-slow-windows-pc/

 

This Is Why AI Companies Have to Listen to Your Voice Recordings

Voice assistants and chatbots rely on understanding language, but for now, they can learn meaning and context only with human help. So much for privacy.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370770/this-is-why-ai-companies-have-to-listen-to-your-voice-record

 

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

 

Windows 10 Start Menu is slow to open

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-start-menu-is-slow-to-open

 

Google Chrome now offers better theme customization and tab grouping

Make Chrome your own with a custom-colored theme.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/20/chrome-tab-management-theming/

 

Celebrity Instagram Accounts Being Hacked to Push Scams

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/celebrity-instagram-accounts-being-hacked-to-push-scams/

 

How To Speed Up Google Drive OCamlFUSE (Tool To Mount Google Drive On Linux)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/how-to-speed-up-google-drive-ocamlfuse.html

 

Best Thunderbolt 3 Laptops in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-thunderbolt-3-laptops

 

Why Are Browsers Ending Flash Support and How to Access Flash Content Afterwards

https://www.maketecheasier.com/browsers-ending-flash-support/

 

iPadOS release date, features and compatibility details

The launch date for iPadOS is September 24

https://www.techradar.com/news/ipados-release-date-and-news

 

HP buys Bromium to apply virtualization security to its PCs

HP already licenses Bromium technology, applying it within its Sure Click solution for certain HP laptops.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439828/hp-buys-bromium-to-apply-virtualization-security-to-its-pcs.html

 

Many US rural areas still suffer slow internet speeds

While metro areas are busy anticipating 5G, rural areas lag behind with an average internet speed of 39.01 Mbps.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/many-us-rural-areas-still-suffer-slow-internet-speeds/

 

iPhone 11 Pro Max Review

Killer triple cameras, excellent battery life and a super-bright display make this the phone to beat

https://www.tomsguide.com/reviews/iphone-11-pro-max

 

Medical images and details of 24.3 million patients left exposed on the internet

https://www.grahamcluley.com/medical-images-and-details-of-24-3-million-patients-left-exposed-on-the-internet/

 

How to check Bluetooth devices battery level on Windows 10

You can now check the battery level of the Bluetooth devices using the Settings app — Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-bluetooth-devices-battery-level-windows-10/

 

How the Internet of Things Can Help Manage Natural Disasters

https://www.iottechtrends.com/how-internet-of-things-manage-natural-disasters/

 

How to Disable Cookies on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/disable-cookies-on-mac/

 

Rumor says Sony has a huge surprise in store for the PS5 at launch

https://bgr.com/2019/09/20/ps5-release-date-playstation-5-pro-might-launch-with-regular-model/

 

How to stream PC games and movies to your Xbox One with a free app

An easy way to play PC games on your TV

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20871130/microsoft-xbox-one-pc-wireless-display-app-stream-games-how-to

 

How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

These steps will get you up and running.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3247828/how-to-set-up-a-new-iphone-by-restoring-it-from-an-older-device.html

 

Browsers Are Bringing Automatic Dark Mode to Websites

https://www.howtogeek.com/440920/browsers-are-bringing-automatic-dark-mode-to-websites/

 

Report: Android 10 Update List Excludes Galaxy S8, Note 8

A leaked list of Samsung devices expected to receive an update to Android 10 notably doesn't include the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8, which are only two years old.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370869/report-android-10-update-list-excludes-galaxy-s8-note-8

 

Not sure what a VPN is or why you need it? We explain both here

https://www.komando.com/tips/567899/protect-your-critical-information-with-this-trusted-vpn

 

Cannot open Hyperlinks in Outlook email on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cannot-open-hyperlinks-in-outlook-email

 

Facebook employee dies after apparent suicide at company’s Menlo Park headquarters

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/19/facebook-employee-dies-after-apparent-suicide-at-companys-menlo-park-headquarters/

 

Impossible Burger Is Available at Grocery Stores Today

Availability is currently limited to one grocery store chain in Southern California, but more locations are expected at the end of the month.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370872/impossible-burger-is-available-at-grocery-stores-today

 

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

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

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How to Choose Your Next Laptop

https://www.reviewgeek.com/22236/how-to-choose-your-next-laptop/

 

What’s the Best Alternative to Windows 7?

Microsoft will officially retire Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, and as I said on several occasions, this is going to be one difficult moment not only for users, but for the software giant itself.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-s-the-best-alternative-to-windows-7-527475.shtml

 

Can you upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free? Here’s the answer.

Is it still possible to upgrade to Windows 10 with a Windows 7 product key? Best answer: Yes, but proceed with caution, and here’s why.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-from-windows-7-to-windows-10-free/

 

WinOTP Authenticator is an open-source alternative for WinAuth

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/12/winotp-authenticator-open-source-alternative-for-winauth/

 

Galaxy Fold: My first day with Samsung's new and improved foldable phone

I bought the Samsung Galaxy Fold this morning. Here's what the update has done to the foldable phone.

https://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-fold-my-first-day-with-samsungs-new-and-improved-foldable-phone-hands-on/

 

How to Make Folders and Group Apps on the iPhone

Organize your iPhone to save time and avoid aggravation

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-make-folders-and-group-apps-on-iphone-2000100

 

How to Stop Selfies From Appearing in the iPhone’s Selfies Album

https://www.howtogeek.com/438723/how-to-stop-selfies-from-appearing-in-the-iphones-selfies-album/

 

How to Enable Firefox's More-Secure DNS Over HTTPS Feature Before Mozilla Does

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-enable-firefoxs-more-secure-dns-over-https-featu-1837986733

 

Desktop vs. Microsoft Store Apps: Which Should You Download?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/desktop-vs-windows-store-apps-download/

 

Playing roulette with race, gender, data and your face

After an art project showed how AI can categorize people in offensive ways, a major research database is discarding half its images of people.

https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/tech/playing-roulette-race-gender-data-your-face-ncna1056146

 

Why You Should Completely Wipe Your Phone Every Few Months

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/why-completely-wipe-phone-every-094200444.html

 

Windows 7 End of Support Notification Full Detailed Review and Information

https://www.askvg.com/windows-7-end-of-support-notification-full-detailed-review-and-information/

 

Is Google Drive Not Syncing on Windows 10, Mac or Android? Fix It!

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/google-drive-not-syncing.html

 

This crazy new slider design with a waterfall display might be Samsung’s Galaxy S11

https://bgr.com/2019/09/17/galaxy-s11-leaks-samsung-slider-design-patent-details/

 

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US

You’ll have to go to a Western Union to pay with bills and coins.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/18/amazon-paycode-cash-payment-western-union/?yptr=yahoo

 

See how much time you spend on social media and YouTube

https://www.komando.com/tips/575661/see-how-much-time-you-spend-on-social-media-and-youtube

 

Report: Russian man to plead guilty to financial firm hacks

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/legal-security-news/report-russian-man-to-plead-guilty-to-financial-firm-hacks/

 

Microsoft Launches New Font Called Cascadia Code

Microsoft has released a new font called Cascadia Code after previously announcing it at the Build developer conference in May.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-launches-new-font-called-cascadia-code-527472.shtml

 

HOW TO ENABLE DARK MODE ON OUTLOOK FOR ANDROID

If you use the Outlook app on your Android phone, you can now use the new dark theme. Here's how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-mode-outlook-android/

 

How to speed up the Brave browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/14/speed-up-brave-browser/

 

iOS 13 is out. Get your iPhone ready before installing it

Take a few minutes to make sure your iOS 13 update goes smoothly.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ios-13-is-out-get-your-iphone-ready-before-installing-it/

 

Tips for Mobile Photography

Snap amazing pictures on the go

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

 

How to Use the finger Command on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/440391/how-to-use-the-finger-command-on-linux/

 

Stop Force Closing Your Apps

https://lifehacker.com/stop-force-closing-your-apps-1837838439

 

What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-tech-support-scam/

 

NBC names its new streaming service 'Peacock'

The ad and subscription-supported service will roll out in April 2020 with a content slate including “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/nbc-names-its-new-streaming-service-peacock-n1055286

 

Apple's Watch 5 Headway in Healthcare Makes Others Take Note

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apples-watch-5-headway-healthcare-133801368.html

 

[Tip] How to Disable / Remove Windows 7 End of Support Notification Message

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-disable-remove-windows-7-end-of-support-notification-message/

 

3 Tips Help You Enable YouTube Dark Theme

https://www.minitool.com/youtube/youtube-dark-theme.html

 

There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/apple-watch-series-5-first-time-buyers/

 

North's smart glasses are now available across the US

A Focals Showroom app makes them available well beyond stores.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/18/north-smart-glasses-available-nationwide-via-app/?yptr=yahoo

 

You're not paranoid, your phone really IS listening to EVERYTHING you say

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/464613/youre-not-paranoid-your-phone-really-is-listening-to-everything-you-say

 

Skidmap malware drops LKMs on Linux machines to enable cryptojacking, backdoor access

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/skidmap-malware-drops-lkms-on-linux-machines-to-enable-cryptojacking-backdoor-access/

 

Botched Update Breaks Down Windows Defender Antivirus

A recent update released by Microsoft for the Windows Defender engine earlier this week breaks down the manual scanning feature of the antivirus on Windows systems.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/botched-update-breaks-down-windows-defender-antivirus-527465.shtml

 

How to backup Microsoft Authenticator accounts on Android

You can now backup and restore your account stored in the Microsoft Authenticator app, and here's how to use the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/backup-microsoft-authenticator-accounts-android/

 

Add shortcuts to the toolbar and context menu in File Explorer using StExBar

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/13/add-shortcuts-to-the-toolbar-and-context-menu-in-file-explorer-using-stexbar/

 

Alphabet's Wing drone delivery service to launch test program in Virginia

The drone company, owned by Google's parent, is partnering with FedEx and Walgreens for next month's trial.

https://www.cnet.com/news/alphabets-wing-drone-delivery-service-to-launch-pilot-in-virginia/

 

What Is an Emulator?

The tech that lets computers copy each other

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-an-emulator-4687005

 

10 Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/228180/10-quick-ways-to-speed-up-a-slow-mac/

 

You’re Missing Out on the Best Kind of Podcast

https://lifehacker.com/you-re-missing-out-on-the-best-kind-of-podcast-1837940832

 

Amazon Wants You to Help Make Alexa Smarter

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/make-amazon-alexa-smarter/

 

Apple's iPhone ios13 upgrade is privacy battle against rival tech giants Facebook, Google

Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iPhone operating system, which includes a new feature meant to notify people when apps are tracking them in unexpected ways.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/apple-s-privacy-battle-against-rival-tech-giants-coming-your-n1056601

 

How to Kill the Zombie Apps Destroying Your Phone

https://news.yahoo.com/kill-zombie-apps-destroying-phone-214500501.html

 

How to Enable AHCI in Windows 8 and Windows 10 after Installation

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22631-enable-ahci-windows-8-windows-10-after-installation.html

 

Useful Solutions to Fix No Battery Is Detected in Windows 10

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/no-battery-is-detected.html

 

This iPhone 11 Night mode photo sample is going to blow your mind

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/iphone-11-pro-max-review-night-mode-photography-samples/

 

Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database

Repo drivers and others can pay a small fee to track cars.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/repo-drivers-scan-license-plates/

 

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

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

 

GootKit actors leave open databases, exposing data they stole

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/gootkit-actors-leave-open-databases-exposing-data-they-stole/

 

Windows Defender How To: Check Versions and Install Updates

Windows Defender isn’t only the native Windows 10 antivirus protection system, but also one of the most advanced security solutions out there.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-defender-how-to-check-versions-and-install-updates-527474.shtml

 

How to use File History to backup files on Windows 10

File History in Windows 10 is the one feature you want to use to backup your personal files, and in this guide you get all the instructions on how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/file-history-windows-10-backup-files/

 

Opera GX Browser update introduces network limiter

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/13/opera-gx-browser-update-introduces-network-limiter/

 

Best TVs for gaming with low input lag

Any delay between your controller and the game can kill you. These are the TVs that minimize it.

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-best-tvs-for-gaming-with-low-input-lag-in-2019/

 

Should You Upgrade or Replace Your Laptop?

How to know when to replace or upgrade a Windows laptop

https://www.lifewire.com/upgrade-or-replace-laptop-4153342

 

What’s the Best Way to Back Up My Computer?

https://www.howtogeek.com/242428/whats-the-best-way-to-back-up-my-computer/

 

Uninstall These 24 Android Apps Infected with New 'Joker' Malware

https://lifehacker.com/uninstall-these-24-android-apps-infected-with-new-joker-1837979754

 

Hotmail Is Dead! Microsoft Outlook Email Services Explained

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/hotmail-no-microsoft-outlook-email-services-explained/

 

Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find

"Nearly all TV devices in our testbeds contacts Netflix even though we never configured any TV with a Netflix account," the researchers wrote.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/smart-tvs-smart-home-devices-found-be-leaking-sensitive-user-n1055796

 

Apple iOS 13: Everything You Need to Know

https://news.yahoo.com/apple-ios-13-everything-know-214436321.html

 

How to Enable Windows Sandbox Feature in Windows 10 Home Edition

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/131437-enable-windows-sandbox-feature-windows-10-home-edition.html

 

YouTube Launches a Fashion Hub for Style and Beauty Content

https://www.minitool.com/youtube/youtube-launches-a-fashion-hub.html

 

Facebook is working on AR glasses it thinks can replace your iPhone and Android

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/facebook-orion-vs-iphone-and-android-smart-ar-glasses-in-the-works/

 

Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens

Because where's the fun in paying with a card or a phone?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/18/starbucks-japan-nfc-pen/

 

How to turn off autocorrect on your Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/568447/how-to-turn-off-spell-check-on-your-android

 

Medical records for 24.3 million left exposed

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/medical-records-for-24-3-million-left-exposed/

 

QOwnNotes

Create notes on your computer that you can sort, organize, export or print and also attach images, paste HTML or media and encrypt

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Diary-Organizers-Calendar/QOwnNotes.shtml

 

How to enable global media controls in Chrome

You can now control videos and audio on different tabs using the new Global Media Controls, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-global-media-controls-chrome/

 

Roku Breaks Down After Comcast Unveils Free Streaming Player

Analysts remain bullish, but competition is on the rise

https://www.investopedia.com/roku-breaks-down-after-comcast-unveils-free-streaming-player-4770548

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Facebook’s New Portal Lineup Includes a Creepy Camera for Your TV

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/298626-facebooks-new-portal-lineup-includes-a-creepy-camera-for-your-tv

 

How to read Kindle books on PC with or without app

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/read-kindle-books-on-pc

 

HP Elite Dragonfly hands-on: A really light business notebook

It weighs less than a kilogram (2.2 pounds).

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/18/hp-elite-dragonfly-hands-on-sub-1-kg/

 

Dropbox Brings Back Support For ZFS, XFS, Btrfs And eCryptFS On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/dropbox-brings-back-support-for-zfs-xfs.html

 

Mozilla will release a new Firefox version every 4 weeks from 2020 on

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/17/mozilla-will-release-a-new-firefox-version-every-4-weeks-from-2020-on/

 

Facebook outlines rules for content oversight board that can overrule Zuckerberg

The social network's "Supreme Court" could be running early next year.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-outlines-rules-for-content-oversight-board-that-can-overrule-zuckerberg/

 

How to Backup Your Android Phone to a PC

You can use PC or Android apps

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-backup-android-phone-to-pc-4769775

 

How to Use Chromecast Without Connecting to Wi-Fi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-chromecast-without-wifi/

 

Orico USB 3.1 NVMe SSD enclosure review: Fast, easy, and affordable

This small, clear-cased M.2/NVMe enclosure is fast and affordable, and makes installing an SSD a breeze

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3432134/orico-usb-31-nvme-ssd-enclosure-review.html

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Firefox

Did you allow a website to track your location by mistake on Firefox? Use these steps to change the settings to block the site.

https://pureinfotech.com/block-website-tracking-location-firefox/

 

The New Apple Watch Series 5 Is The Ultimate Fashion Statement

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/apple-watch-series-5-ultimate-100045283.html

 

The Echo Dot for cars is down to $19.96, which is an all-time low

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/echo-dot-for-cars-best-price-ever-big-sale/

 

What to Do If Audio Is Broken When Playing Games in Windows 10

Long-time Windows 10 users certainly know that the cumulative updates released by Microsoft every month embark them on a crazy roller coaster ride, as despite being supposed to introduce a series of improvements, these patches sometime end up causing more harm than good.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-to-do-if-audio-is-broken-when-playing-games-in-windows-10-527419.shtml

 

How to Increase Your MacBook’s Storage

https://www.howtogeek.com/437850/how-to-increase-your-macbooks-storage/

 

Apple iPad vs. iPad Air vs. iPad mini vs. iPad Pro: Which Tablet Should You Buy?

Apple has four iPad models to choose from, spanning some wide ranges in price and performance. Which one is right for you? Which is our favorite? We compare them all.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/367229/apple-ipad-vs-ipad-air-vs-ipad-mini-vs-ipad-pro-which-ta

 

With just a couple clicks, anyone can see your private photos online

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/595263/with-just-a-couple-clicks-anyone-can-see-your-private-photos-online

 

How to hide and stop sharing your Gameplay activity in your Steam account

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-hide-and-stop-sharing-your-game-play-activity-in-your-steam-account

 

Google WiFi successor could include Assistant-enabled beacons

Each beacon will work like a Home Mini smart speaker and router.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/google-wifi-successor-assistant-enabled-beacons/

 

How To Flush DNS Cache On Linux (For systemd-resolved, BIND, Dnsmasq Or nscd)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/how-to-flush-dns-cache-on-linux-for.html

 

Lifeograph is an encrypted journal application for Windows, Linux and Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/17/lifeograph-open-source-journal-windows-linux-and-android/

 

Bill Gates doesn't think big tech companies should be broken up

It's better to regulate them, he says.

https://www.cnet.com/news/bill-gates-doesnt-think-big-tech-companies-should-be-broken-up/

 

The 9 Best SD Cards of 2019

Keep your images and video saved on these top SD cards

https://www.lifewire.com/best-sd-cards-to-buy-4072362

 

Should You Buy a Cheap Low-End Android Phone?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/cheap-low-end-android-phone/

 

HP’s Elite Dragonfly 2-in-1 packs enterprise-class features into a stylish, sliver-thin shell

This eye-catching corporate convertible won’t weigh you down.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439179/hp-elite-dragonfly-2-in-1-announced.html

 

How to disable ‘Content Blocking’ per website in Firefox

Are you using "Content Blocking" in Firefox and now some sites won't work? Here's how to manage exceptions without having to disable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-content-blocking-per-website-firefox/

 

This Perfectly Designed Tiny Home Comes With aCrew to Build it For You

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/perfectly-designed-tiny-home-comes-133000391.html

 

One $28 smart light switch can add smarts to every bulb in a room

https://bgr.com/2019/09/17/smart-light-switch-on-amazon/

 

How to Fix the Limited Wi-Fi Adapter Error on Windows 10 Version 1903

Microsoft is getting ready to release a new feature update for Windows 10, but this doesn’t necessarily mean that everything is going as smoothly as expected in the case of its previous release.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-the-limited-wi-fi-adapter-error-on-windows-10-version-1903-527418.shtml

 

All the Best Google Sheets Keyboard Shortcuts

https://www.howtogeek.com/440067/all-the-best-google-sheets-keyboard-shortcuts/

 

Facebook's New Portal Device Lets You Place Video Calls on the TV

Facebook is refreshing its Portal smart displays and introducing a new model to hook up to your TV. The latter lets you make video calls on Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp and stream TV shows from video-streaming services.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370809/facebooks-new-portal-device-lets-you-place-video-calls-on-t

 

4.7 million vehicles recalled! See if yours is on the list

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/595260/3-5-million-pickups-and-suvs-recalled-for-brake-problems

 

Stop OneDrive from taking over the Print Screen key on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stop-onedrive-from-print-screen-key

 

Facebook will train its content-removal AI with police camera footage

Facebook wants to make its AI better at detecting videos of mass shootings.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/facebook-police-body-cameras-train-AI/

 

Open-Source Peer-To-Peer File Synchronization Tool Syncthing 1.2.0 Released

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/open-source-peer-to-peer-file.html

 

Highlight Ads on Google and Reddit by fading them in Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/16/highlight-ads-on-google-and-reddit-by-fading-them-in-chrome/

 

Russian space junk could collide with experimental habitat

Space is getting crowded, and the Bigelow Aerospace Genesis II is in danger from a dead satellite.

https://www.cnet.com/news/russian-space-junk-could-collide-with-experimental-habitat/

 

Apple Watch Series 5 Review

With Always-On display, Apple gives watch nerds a must-have feature

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-watch-series-5-review-4770431

 

Why Are Browsers Ending Flash Support and How to Access Flash Content Afterwards

https://www.maketecheasier.com/browsers-ending-flash-support/

 

Ryzen boost bug patch, Windows 10 in 2019, Q&A | The Full Nerd ep. 106

https://www.pcworld.com/video/97987/ryzen-boost-bug-patch-windows-10-in-2019-qanda-the-full-nerd-ep-106

 

How to fix ‘Night light’ on Windows 10

Is Night light not working after upgrading to a new version of Windows 10? Here's how you can try to fix this problem.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-night-light-windows-10-creators-update/

 

How to Add or Remove Linux in Navigation Pane of File Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127506-add-remove-linux-navigation-pane-windows-10-a.html

 

Get Bose sound on a budget with this $199 sound bar

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/bose-sound-bar-back-down-to-prime-day-price/

 

Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4515384 Now Said to Break Down PIN Logins

The September 2019 cumulative update for Windows 10 is quickly becoming a huge fiasco, as at least one of the patches that Microsoft shipped this month keeps causing one issue after another.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4515384-now-said-to-break-down-pin-logins-527428.shtml

 

How to Edit Files and Images Using Quick Look on Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/439448/how-to-edit-files-and-images-using-quick-look-on-mac/

 

Facebook Bans 200 White Supremacist Groups

The company also revealed it's been blocking at least some user-posted links to 4chan and the currently offline 8chan, which are known for hosting hate speech.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370825/facebook-bans-200-white-supremacist-groups

 

Google is collecting face data - here's how you can opt out

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/594960/google-is-collecting-face-data-heres-how-you-can-opt-out

 

Check if the Radio types support 5GHz on your Windows 10 computer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/check-the-radio-types-windows

 

Millions of Americans' medical records are out in the open on the internet

Some servers with medical data in the US aren’t even protected by a password.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/online-medical-data-vulnerable/

 

Cloaker: Easy File Encryption With Windows, macOS And Linux Support

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/cloaker-easy-file-encryption-with.html

 

Windows 10 version 1903: list of known issues increases

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/16/windows-10-version-1903-list-of-known-issues-growth-and-growth-and-growth/

 

Google is planning a Nest Wifi router, report says

It will reportedly combine a Wi-Fi router with Google Assistant.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-is-planning-a-nest-wifi-router-report-says/

 

How to Secure Your Alexa Device

Keep personal information stored with Alexa safe from hackers

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-secure-your-alexa-device-4691788

 

Your MRIs, X-rays, and CT Scans Could Be Easily Accessible Online

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mris-x-rays-ct-scans-accessible-online/

 

This 144Hz, G-Sync Compatible Dell monitor is fast, smooth, and $142

Everything a gamer could want

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439101/this-144hz-g-sync-compatible-dell-monitor-is-fast-smooth-and-142.html

 

How to enable ‘Content Blocking’ feature in Firefox

Mozilla Firefox has a new content blocking feature to protect your privacy online, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to enable and configure the level of protection that's right for you.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-content-blocking-firefox/

 

How to create a Windows 10 ISO image for clean, in-place upgrade and repair install

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/72031-create-windows-10-iso-image-existing-installation.html

 

Multicolor LED light strips as good as $80 Philips Hue Strips are down to $21, today only

https://bgr.com/2019/09/18/led-strip-light-amazon-one-day-sale/

 

Microsoft’s Foldable Surface Could Feature a Revolutionary Liquid Hinge

Microsoft’s highly-anticipated foldable Surface could make its first public appearance next week at the company’s October 2 hardware event, but the device may not go on sale until 2020 the earliest.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-s-foldable-surface-could-you-a-revolutionary-liquid-hinge-527416.shtml

 

Wi-Fi 6: What’s Different, and Why it Matters

https://www.howtogeek.com/368332/wi-fi-6-what%e2%80%99s-different-and-why-it-matters/

 

Think You Don't Need a VPN? Use One Anyway

When we talk about VPNs, it's often in the context of unsafe situations. Senior Security Analyst Max Eddy argues that these tools are still valuable, even when the risk is low.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/370801/think-you-dont-need-a-vpn-use-one-anyway

 

Latest Windows 10 update may be the worst yet - here's why

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/596553/latest-windows-10-update-may-be-the-worst-yet-heres-why

 

How to update Router Firmware

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-update-router-firmware

 

Facebook reveals new Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV devices as it admits to collecting voice recordings

Facebook announces an array of new in-home Portal devices on the same day it's revealed that people listened in on audio captured by prior models.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3439418/facebook-admits-it-collected-audio-recordings-from-portal-devices.html

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If the Bank Accidentally Deposits Money in Your Account, Don't Spend It

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/if-the-bank-accidentally-deposits-money-in-your-account-1838048864

 

Facing US ban, Huawei emerging as stronger tech competitor

https://news.yahoo.com/facing-us-ban-huawei-emerging-031520934.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Time Machine: No FAT or exFAT drives, only HFS+ and APFS

While macOS can mount and interact with these drives, Time Machine cannot.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3436937/time-machine-no-fat-or-exfat-drives-only-hfs-and-apfs.html

 

Snowden Sued by US Government Over His New Book

Civil suit argues the former CIA employee and NSA contractor violated his nondisclosure agreements with the two intel agencies.

https://www.darkreading.com/analytics/snowden-sued-by-us-government-over-his-new-book/d/d-id/1335827

 

Everything to know about the Brave browser

https://www.cnet.com/videos/everything-to-know-about-the-brave-browser/

 

The 8 Best Chrome Flags of 2019

Customize your Chrome browser with some experimental features

https://www.lifewire.com/best-chrome-flags-4769157

 

How to block Blockadblock manually using uBlock Origin

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/28/how-to-block-blockadblock-manually-using-ublock-origin/

 

How to Share Chrome Browser Tabs Across Devices

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-share-chrome-browser-tabs-across-devices-1838015225

 

Man Who Hired Deadly Swatting Gets 15 Months

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/man-who-hired-deadly-swatting-gets-15-months/

 

How to uninstall Feedback Hub App in Windows 10

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

 

How to configure the time zone on Linux

Having a correct time zone configured on your Linux data center servers could mean the difference between software running properly or not.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-configure-the-time-zone-on-linux/

 

What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-tech-support-scam/

 

Rumor: Microsoft Will Tap AMD, Not Intel, for Upcoming Surface Laptop

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/298466-rumor-microsoft-will-tap-amd-not-intel-for-upcoming-surface-laptop

 

Ransomware attack on Premier Family Medical reportedly impacts records of 320K patients

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/ransomware-attack-on-premier-family-medical-reportedly-impacts-records-of-320k-patients/

 

The Nightmare Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4515384 Has Become

Microsoft released Windows 10 cumulative update KB4515384 on September 10 as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday cycle.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/the-nightmare-that-windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4515384-has-become-527438.shtml

 

How to Remove a Gmail Account from Your Android Device

https://www.howtogeek.com/438216/how-to-remove-a-gmail-account-from-your-android-device/

 

Huge data leak exposes 198 million car buyers' records

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/596319/huge-data-breach-exposes-198-million-car-buyers-records

 

LastPass Extension Bug Can Leak Passwords to Malicious Websites

If exploited, the bug in LastPass's Chrome extension can expose the last login credential it filled out to a website's background processes, according to a Google security researcher. Fortunately, LastPass has fixed the flaw through an update.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370778/lastpass-extension-bug-can-leak-passwords-to-malicious-websi

 

Why a Credit Freeze Alone Won't Stop Identity Theft

https://news.yahoo.com/why-credit-freeze-alone-won-213002803.html

 

Apple’s fall OS release schedule is weird—here’s when your device will be updated

The fall 2019 operating system updates for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV are staggered all over the place.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3438541/apple-ios13-ipados13-macoscatalina-watchos6-applearcade-appletv-release-schedule.html

 

Cybercriminal's Black Market Pricing Guide

Common prices criminals pay one other for products and services that fuel the cybercriminal ecosystem.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/cybercriminals-black-market-pricing-guide/d/d-id/1335798

 

Huawei ban: Full timeline as Microsoft seeks government evidence about security threat Here's a breakdown of how the saga of the controversial Chinese telecom giant and phone maker has unfolded.

https://www.cnet.com/news/huawei-ban-full-timeline-microsoft-us-government-evidence-security-threat-china/

 

How to Fix Google Cloud Printer Offline Error

Print wirelessly in no time

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-google-cloud-printer-offline-error-4767930

 

Sidebar Diagnostics is an open-source application that displays hardware information on your desktop

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/26/sidebar-diagnostics-is-an-open-source-hardware-monitor-program/

 

Update Verizon's App to Fix a Huge Call Delay Bug in Android 10

https://lifehacker.com/how-verizon-users-can-fix-a-huge-call-delay-bug-in-andr-1838009017

 

NY Payroll Company Vanishes With $35 Million

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/ny-payroll-company-vanishes-with-35-million/

 

How to block a program from accessing the internet using ProgCop

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/block-a-program-from-accessing-the-internet

 

DNS amplification attacks increase by 1,000% since 2018

Researchers said a new defense system is fueling a wave of DNS amplification attacks.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/dns-amplification-attacks-increase-by-1000-since-2018/

 

5 Ways to Run Multiple Copies of an App on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/run-multiple-copies-app-mac/

 

Microsoft Files Another Patent for a Dual-Screen Device

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/298422-microsoft-files-another-patent-for-a-dual-screen-device

 

Flaws in Imperial, Dabman web radios could lead to full compromise

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/flaws-in-imperial-and-dabman-web-radios-could-lead-to-full-compromise/

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 to Launch with AMD Processor

Microsoft will announce Surface upgrades and new models at a hardware event on October 2, and one of the most anticipated moments is the debut of the third-generation Surface Laptop.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-surface-laptop-3-to-launch-with-amd-processor-527427.shtml

 

How (and Why) to Use Google’s Chromebook Simulator

https://www.howtogeek.com/439256/how-and-why-to-use-googles-chromebook-simulator/

 

Use the Chromebook simulator

To learn more about your Chromebook, try the step-by-step interactive tutorials.

Select a topic on the left or in the list below.

https://partnerdash.google.com/apps/simulator/chromebook#?l=en

 

Delete these 24 dangerous malware-infected apps from your phone now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/596106/delete-these-24-dangerous-malware-apps-from-your-phone-now

 

Feds Sue Edward Snowden, Move to Seize Book Proceeds

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden's new memoir goes on sale today, but the Justice Department has a filed lawsuit to confiscate all proceeds made from the new book.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370804/feds-sue-edward-snowden-move-to-seize-book-proceeds

 

Why You Should Completely Wipe Your Phone Every Few Months

https://news.yahoo.com/why-completely-wipe-phone-every-130000099.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

How to manage the dance of disk images, Time Machine, and excessively large backups

There’s a complicated balance to maintain so you keep backups up to date.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3436956/how-to-manage-the-dance-of-disk-images-time-machine-and-excessively-large-backups.html

 

15K Private Webcams Could Let Attackers View Homes, Businesses

Webcams could be potentially accessed and manipulated by anyone with an Internet connection, researchers say.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/15k-private-webcams-could-let-attackers-view-homes-businesses/d/d-id/1335824

 

Tips and tricks to make your YouTube experience more enjoyable

https://www.cnet.com/videos/tips-and-tricks-to-improve-your-youtube-experience-more-enjoyable/

 

Hands On Apple Watch Series 5

A couple of changes make a big difference for the popular wearable

https://www.lifewire.com/hands-on-apple-watch-series-5-4769779

 

Google starts integration of password checker in Chrome browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/22/google-starts-integration-of-password-checker-in-chrome-browser/

 

Install Spotify's New Android Beta to Resurrect Its Almighty Widget

https://lifehacker.com/install-spotifys-new-android-beta-to-resurrect-its-almi-1837988662

 

What we learned after answering 100 robocalls in day

It was “robocall torture,” NBC’s Jacob Ward says. He answered 100 robocalls in a day, speaking to the fraudsters to find out what they’re after and how Americans can protect themselves.

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/what-we-learned-after-answering-100-robocalls-in-day-68970053980

 

How to use 3D Builder app in Windows 10

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

 

How to avoid the dreaded Video4Linux flaw in Android

With Google dragging their feet on the fix for Video4Linux, you might consider revoking camera permissions for certain apps.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-avoid-the-dreaded-video4linux-flaw-in-android/

 

How to Connect AirPods to Your MacBook, iPhone, PC, or Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-connect-airpods-mac-iphone-pc-android/

 

How to Add or Remove Items in All apps in Windows 10 Start menu

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/10529-add-remove-items-all-apps-start-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Justice Dept. sues Snowden over book release

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/justice-dept-sues-snowden-over-book-release/

 

How to Repair Broken Windows Search in Windows 10 Version 1903

One of the latest issues hitting devices running Windows 10 version 1903, or May 2019 Update, concerns the Windows Search feature.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-repair-broken-windows-search-in-windows-10-version-1903-527420.shtml

 

Six Common Smarthome Mistakes Beginners Make

https://www.howtogeek.com/439748/six-common-mistakes-smarthome-beginners-make/

 

This is how your stolen data may be used after a breach

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/587534/breach-clarity-explains-data-breaches

 

Business Choice Awards 2019: VPN Services for Work, Remote Access

The virtual private network (VPN) protection you use at work is all important, but only a couple of brands stand out with PCMag readers.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370698/business-choice-awards-2019-vpn-services-for-work-remote-a

 

The best 4K TVs for budget, quality, and streaming — TV buying guide for 2019

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/best-4k-tvs-184735348.html

 

Printer preference pane freezing? Here’s how to reset macOS’s printing system

If you don’t see printers and every move you make causes rainbows to appear, try these options.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3435357/printer-preference-pane-freezing-heres-how-to-reset-macoss-printing-system.html

 

US Companies Unprepared for Privacy Regulations

US companies are poorly prepared for even the most rudimentary privacy regulations, a new report says.

https://www.darkreading.com/compliance/us-companies-unprepared-for-privacy-regulations/d/d-id/1335822

 

Google AG probe: States want answers on privacy and antitrust

They're looking to find out more about Google's data collection practices.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-ag-probe-states-want-answers-on-privacy-and-antitrust/

 

The 9 Best Free Website Builders of 2019

Building (and running) your own site is way easier than you think

https://www.lifewire.com/best-free-website-builders-4767041

 

A look at the backup software Acronis True Image 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/22/a-look-at-the-backup-software-acronis-true-image-2020/

 

How Vivaldi's New Android Browser Stacks Up Against the Competition

https://lifehacker.com/how-vivaldis-new-android-browser-stacks-up-against-the-1837991187

 

A First Look at the Triple-Camera iPhone 11 Pro

https://gizmodo.com/a-first-look-at-the-triple-camera-iphone-pro-1838022627

 

Windows Firewall and third party Firewall are both turned off

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-firewall-and-third-party-firewall-turned-off

 

Cybercriminals set sights on bot attacks and mobile apps

The past six months have seen a 13% increase in human-initiated cyberattacks. Here's what cybercriminals are targeting.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybercrimninals-set-sights-on-bot-attacks-and-mobile-apps/

 

10 Must-Have Ubuntu Apps Right After a Fresh Install

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/11-must-apps-ubuntu-right-fresh-install/

 

How to Enable or Disable to Format with ReFS File System in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/29897-enable-disable-refs-file-system-windows-8-1-windows-10-a.html

 

Emotet back in action

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/emotet-back-in-action/

 

This Fluent File Explorer Should Be a Native Windows 10 Feature

File Explorer has indeed received some small refinements here and there in the last Windows 10 feature updates, including a dark mode, but the native file manager is still far from what the world’s number one desktop operating system should have shipped with in the first place.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/this-fluent-file-explorer-should-be-a-native-windows-10-feature-527431.shtml

 

What Can I Do with My Old iPhone?

https://www.howtogeek.com/438365/what-can-i-do-with-my-old-iphone/

 

This new Android app filters out spam text messages

https://www.komando.com/apps/589991/this-new-android-app-filters-out-spam-text-messages

 

Google Is Adding 4 Data Saving Features to Android TV

Not everyone has access to Wi-Fi at home, so Google is making Android TV less data hungry for mobile hotspot users.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370789/google-is-adding-4-data-saving-features-to-android-tv

 

This Building Was 3D-Printed in 27 Hours, and It's Designed to Help the Homeless

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/building-3d-printed-27-hours-141800826.html

 

Anker's Tiny New $18 Power Strip Gives You Extra Outlets Anywhere

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/ankers-tiny-new-20-power-strip-gives-you-extra-outlets-1837502568?ks=streamshare

 

Apple Is Launching Three New Health Studies, and You Can Participate

https://vitals.lifehacker.com/apple-is-launching-three-new-health-studies-and-you-ca-1838018730

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Mon 1736 09/16/2019

Deloitte, Microsoft, Dell: These are the companies making millions supplying ICE

https://qz.com/1709392/deloitte-microsoft-dell-the-firms-making-bank-supplying-ice/?yptr=yahoo

 

What to Do If Your Android Apps Keep Crashing When Loading Web Pages

https://lifehacker.com/what-to-do-if-your-android-apps-keep-crashing-when-load-1838099572

 

The Best Extensions to Block Ads in Chrome – September 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-extensions-block-ads-chrome/

 

Avast places flashlight apps’ permission requests in the spotlight

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/avast-places-flashlight-apps-permission-requests-in-the-spotlight/

 

FACTBOX-Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe

https://news.yahoo.com/factbox-apples-app-store-eyed-175650286.html

 

How to Create a Windows 10 Recovery Drive

A Windows 10 Recovery Drive can be used to restore Windows backups to your machine and more. I'll show you how to create one.

https://askleo.com/how-to-create-a-windows-10-recovery-drive/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JEIFEpkVQpdfbL

 

New “Norman” Miner Malware Uncovered, Hides When You Open Task Manager (describe malware of the future)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/norman-miner-malware-hides-task-manager/

 

Can’t install Game Pass Games on Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cant-install-game-pass-games-on-windows-10

 

Wi-Fi 6 Officially Launches Today, With Up to 3x the Performance of 802.11ac

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/298493-wi-fi-6-officially-launches-today-with-up-to-3x-the-performance-of-802-11ac

 

7 Breaches & Hacks That Throw Shade on Biometric Security

Stolen fingerprints, fake hands, voice synthetization, and other nefarious techniques show biometrics has plenty of challenges.

https://www.darkreading.com/7-breaches-and-hacks-that-throw-shade-on-biometric-security/d/d-id/1335654

 

This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on the iPod classic

This gadget did one thing really well.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/14/this-week-in-tech-history-apple-ipod-classic-discontinued/

 

How To Delete Files Older Or Newer Than N Days Using find (With Extra Examples)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/how-to-delete-files-older-or-newer-than.html

 

Lawmakers ask to see Tim Cook’s emails as part of wide antitrust probe

https://bgr.com/2019/09/13/apple-antitrust-investigation-tim-cook-emails/

 

Microsoft Acknowledges Wi-Fi Bug Hitting Windows 10 Version 1903

Microsoft has just acknowledged a new bug hitting Windows 10 version 1903, as some devices equipped with certain Wi-Fi cards might no longer be able to connect to wireless networks after installing this latest release of the operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-acknowledges-wi-fi-bug-hitting-windows-10-version-1903-527401.shtml

 

Could Your Bluetooth Devices Be Hacked in 2019?

https://www.howtogeek.com/438712/could-your-bluetooth-devices-be-hacked-in-2019/

 

Pine64 Is Making a $25 Linux Smartwatch

If you think it's about time we had an open source Linux smartwatch, Pine64 is set to offer us just that for a mere $25.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370763/pine64-is-making-a-25-linux-smartwatch

 

Watch out for these apps that collect your data even when told not to

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/579140/watch-out-for-these-apps-that-collect-your-data-even-when-told-not-to

 

These Battery Saving Tricks Don't Work

https://lifehacker.com/these-battery-saving-tricks-dont-work-1838009176

 

How to Browse and Open Folders and Files with Google Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/browse-and-open-folders-files-chrome/

 

Flash Player patches headline Adobe Patch Tuesday releases

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/flash-player-patches-headline-adobe-patch-tuesday-releases/

 

Forget 8K, Sony’s New 63-Foot 16K Crystal LED TV Is Now Available—for a Few Million

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/forget-8k-sony-63-foot-210001870.html

 

How To Reinstall Windows Without an Installation Disc

The best way to prepare for needing an installation disc is to create one before you need it. I'll review some approaches.

https://askleo.com/how-to-reinstall-windows-without-an-installation-disc/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JEIFEpkVQpdfbL

 

8 Chrome Flags You Should Enable for a Better Browsing Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-flags-better-browsing-experience/

 

How to make Gmail look like Outlook

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/make-gmail-look-like-outlook

 

Researchers: ‘Simjacker’ Attack Silently Tracks Your Phone’s Location

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/298392-researchers-simjacker-attack-silently-tracks-your-phones-location

 

Court Rules In Favor of Firm 'Scraping' Public Data

US appeals court said a company can legally use publicly available LinkedIn account information.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/court-rules-in-favor-of-firm-scraping-public-data/d/d-id/1335815

 

Apple TV+ launches November 1st for $4.99 a month

CEO Tim Cook said the service will have new originals every month.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/10/apple-tv-plus-launch/

 

How To Install Wine Staging, Development Or Stable On Ubuntu, Linux Mint Or Debian 10 (Avoiding Dependency Issues)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/how-to-install-wine-staging-development.html

 

New Airbus planes have sensors that track most of what you do, even in the bathroom

https://bgr.com/2019/09/14/airbus-a350-900-sensors-track-passengers-even-bathroom-habits/

 

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Update KB4516421 to Fix Microphone Bug

Microsoft has released a new update for Windows 10 in order to resolve a bug breaking down microphones in Voice Recorder and other apps on the system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-releases-windows-10-update-kb4516421-to-fix-microphone-bug-527414.shtml

 

How to Enable Dark Mode on your iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/440078/how-to-enable-dark-mode-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

 

LastPass Extension Bug Can Leak Passwords to Malicious Websites (should be getting updated automatically soon if not already patched)

If exploited, the bug in LastPass's Chrome extension can expose the last login credential it filled out to a website's background processes, according to a Google security researcher. Fortunately, LastPass has fixed the flaw through

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370778/lastpass-extension-bug-can-leak-passwords-to-malicious-websi

 

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

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

 

Manage Your Messy Desktop With Windows 10’s New PowerToys

https://lifehacker.com/manage-your-messy-desktop-with-windows-10-s-new-powerto-1837940528

 

How to Disable Cookies on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/disable-cookies-on-mac/

 

The Rockford files: Ransomware disrupts Illinois school district’s systems

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/the-rockford-files-ransomware-disrupts-illinois-school-districts-systems/

 

Microsoft president: Data privacy is one of the 'fundamental freedoms of our time'

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-president-data-privacy-one-134954874.html

 

How Do I Boot from CD/DVD/USB in Windows 8 & 10?

UEFI has made booting from CDs, DVDs, and USB drives more complex. I'll review why, and what steps to take.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_boot_from_cddvdusb_in_windows_8/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JEIFEpkVQpdfbL

 

How to Enable Offline Mode in Google Chrome

https://www.maketecheasier.com/offline-mode-google-chrome/

 

How to install and use Sortd Gmail add-on on Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/install-and-use-sortd-gmail-add-on-on-chrome

 

Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison for fatal 'swatting' case

Casey Viner, 19, of North College Hill, Ohio, also is restricted from gaming activity for two years, U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren said in announcing the sentence.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ohio-gamer-sentenced-15-months-prison-fatal-swatting-case-n1054331

 

Malware Linked to Ryuk Targets Financial & Military Data

A newly discovered campaign, packing traces of Ryuk ransomware, aims to steal confidential information.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/malware-linked-to-ryuk-targets-financial-and-military-data/d/d-id/1335808

 

Microsoft is considering foldable devices with liquid-filled hinges

It doesn't guarantee a Surface foldable, but the concept is more feasible.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/13/microsoft-foldable-with-liquid-hinge-patent/

 

Pause Music When Locking The Screen And Resume On Unlock For Spotify, Rhythmbox, Others

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/pause-music-when-locking-screen-and.html

 

One of Samsung’s most beloved flagship smartphone lines might disappear next year

https://bgr.com/2019/09/16/galaxy-s11-vs-note-11-vs-fold-2-samsung-launch-plans-for-2020-leak/

 

Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4515384 Causes Audio Issues

Microsoft has confirmed that the company’s latest cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903 causes audio issues in games.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-confirms-windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4515384-causes-audio-issues-527399.shtml

 

How to Enable Optimized Battery Charging on Your iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/439857/how-to-enable-optimized-battery-charging-on-your-iphone/

 

Can Apple Compete in Gaming? Hands on With Apple Arcade

Apple's $4.99 per month game service launches this week and will offer more than 100 new and exclusive titles for both casual commuters and hardcore gamers. We got a sneak peek and played some games.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370767/can-apple-compete-in-gaming-hands-on-with-apple-arcade

 

What to do (and not to do) if you get your Android phone wet

https://www.komando.com/tips/575559/what-to-do-and-not-to-do-if-you-get-your-android-phone-wet

 

How to Find Gmail's New Dark Mode Setting

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-gmails-new-dark-mode-setting-1838066217

 

How To Run iOS Apps on a Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/run-ios-apps-mac/

 

Metasploit Project publishes exploit for Bluekeep bug

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/research/metasploit-project-publishes-exploit-for-bluekeep-bug/

 

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tech-companies-wont-wait-u-134608883.html

 

What’s the Best Anti-Malware Tool to Keep Me Safe?

Over the years, your choices when it comes to anti-malware tools have become simpler, yet frustratingly imprecise.

https://askleo.com/whats-the-best-anti-malware-tool-to-keep-me-safe/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JEIFEpkVQpdfbL

 

How to Send Web Articles to Your Kindle from Your Android Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-web-articles-to-kindle-android/

 

Download OpenTTD, the new Transport Tycoon Deluxe game for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/download-openttd-the-new-transport-tycoon-deluxe-game-for-windows-10

 

MoviePass to shut down for good on Sept. 14

The company notified subscribers that it plans to close down the service because its “efforts to recapitalize MoviePass have not been successful to date.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/moviepass-shut-down-good-sept-14-n1054326

 

US Sanctions 3 Cyberattack Groups Tied to DPRK

Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff, and Andariel were named and sanctioned by the US Treasury for ongoing attacks on financial systems.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/us-sanctions-3-cyberattack-groups-tied-to-dprk/d/d-id/1335805

 

Analogue’s DAC lets gamers play their throwback consoles on CRT TVs

The device converts HDMI to analog video signals, including RGB.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/13/analogue-dac-consoles-crt/

 

Maestral Is A New Open Source Dropbox Client For Linux And macOS

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/07/maestral-is-new-open-source-dropbox.html

 

Wall Street Is in Love with Apple TV+. Why Consumers Won’t Be.

https://www.barrons.com/articles/apple-stock-tv-streaming-price-51568416368?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

RogueKillerCMD

Scan your system for rogue processes, corrupted registries or other faulty components and attempt to fix them with this application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/RogueKillerCMD.shtml

 

All of the Best Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts

https://www.howtogeek.com/439952/all-of-the-best-google-docs-keyboard-shortcuts/

 

Should You Upgrade to Wi-Fi 6?

Wi-Fi 6 is here, promising faster performance and less bandwidth congestion. But with supported devices just starting to roll out and the protocol still in draft form, is now the time to upgrade your router?

https://www.pcmag.com/article/370106/should-you-upgrade-to-wi-fi-6

 

Robocalls that steal your phone number are getting worse

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/595875/robocalls-that-steal-your-phone-number-are-getting-worse

 

How to Secure Your Browsing With Mozilla's Free Firefox 'VPN'

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-secure-your-browsing-with-mozillas-free-firefox-1838062102

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Most of the robocalls you get aren't coming from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile numbers

https://news.yahoo.com/most-robocalls-arent-coming-t-130307833.html

 

Big tech under the microscope: House asks for executives' emails in antitrust probe

The request shows the committee is ramping up an antitrust review as federal regulators and attorneys general from 50 states and territories are prepping their own probes.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/big-tech-under-microscope-house-asks-executives-emails-antitrust-probe-n1054161

 

Try These Ten+ Free PC Maintenance Tools

https://askbobrankin.com/try_these_ten_free_pc_maintenance_tools.html

 

Opinion: Apple’s new iPhones are overpriced and behind the times

You pay a premium price for a device that underperforms Android rivals

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apples-new-iphones-are-overpriced-and-behind-the-times-2019-09-13?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to use "Peeking In" app navigation on Android 10

Android 10 brings an even more refined gesture system with the advent of "Peeking In" navigation.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-peeking-in-app-navigation-on-android-10/

 

Android SMS Phishing Can Stealthily Enable Malicious Settings

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/android-sms-phishing-can-stealthily-enable-malicious-settings/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909 (19H2) RELEASE DATE DETAILS

As Microsoft begin the completion of Windows 10 version 1909, there's one question that still remains: When will you be getting the update? Here's the answer and other important details.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-19h2-release-date/

 

Best Bluetooth Travel Mice in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-portable-pc-mice

 

Pandora debuts a desktop app for Windows

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/12/pandora-debuts-a-desktop-app-for-windows-with-support-for-music-podcasts/

 

This Futuristic Smart Home in Zurich Was Built Mostly by 3-D Printers and Robots

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/futuristic-smart-home-zurich-built-150001731.html

 

Windows 10's Your Phone app will get a battery indicator soon, and maybe calls, too

Slowly and surely, the Windows 10 Your Phone app is getting beefed up.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3436963/windows-10s-your-phone-app-will-get-a-battery-indicator-soon-and-maybe-calls-too.html

 

Headphones not working or detected in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/headphones-not-working-or-detected-in-windows-10

 

What Makes a Strong Password in 2019?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-makes-strong-password/

 

AppleCare+: Everything you need to know about Apple’s extended warranty program

What AppleCare+ costs, what it covers, and answers to all your other questions.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3227045/applecare-warranty-faq.html

 

Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: Better features, new frustrations

Despite a frustrating install, Ring Video Doorbell 2 is still a welcome, improved version of the original doorbell-slash-security camera.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3216065/ring-video-doorbell-2-review.html

 

Apple says its new A13 Bionic chip brings hours of extra battery life to new iPhones

Plus a 20 percent performance boost across the board

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/9/10/20857177/apple-iphone-11-processor-a13-cpu-speed-graphics-specs

 

This Alexa enabled smart thermostat costs half as much as a Nest

https://bgr.com/2019/09/15/smart-thermostat-with-alexa-costs-less-than-nest/

 

Verizon will launch home 5G everywhere mobile service is available

It could be ubiquitous... whenever 5G is actually available near you.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/15/verizon-5g-home-availability-same-as-mobile/

 

Lenovo Reveals Why Windows 10 Turned Orange

UPDATE: Lenovo has now diagnosed that the cause of the problem is Eye Care mode in the Lenovo Vantage app.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370622/latest-windows-10-update-turns-everything-orange

 

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

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

 

The DoD's apparent U-turn on open source is common sense

The US Department of Defense isn't turning its back on open source—it's just getting smarter about it.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-dods-apparent-u-turn-on-open-source-is-common-sense/

 

Mozilla Will Support Existing Ad Blockers in Extensions Manifest v3

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-will-support-existing-ad-blockers-in-extensions-manifest-v3/

 

Download official Windows 10 ISO file without Media Creation Tool

You can download the official Windows 10 ISO file with the latest feature update directly without the Media Creation Tool — Here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/download-windows-10-iso-without-media-creation-tool/

 

How to open HEIC and HEVC files on Windows 10

If you have HEIC image files or H.265 videos, you can use this guide to view them on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-open-heic-and-hevc-files-windows-10s-photos-app

 

Spotify acquires SoundBetter, a music production marketplace, for an undisclosed sum

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/12/spotify-acquires-soundbetter-an-online-marketplace-for-sound-engineers-and-producers/

 

Man charged with fraudulently earning more than 42 million Delta frequent-flier miles worth $1.75 million

https://news.yahoo.com/man-charged-fraudulently-earning-more-223204433.html

 

Windows 10's first PowerToys app allows custom Snap resizing and looks amazing

Download the installer to get started with the revamped PowerTools for Windows 10.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3436599/windows-10-powertoys-app-tutorial-for-beginners.html

 

Ashampoo Slideshow Studio – Make a slideshow with music and pictures for free

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ashampoo-slideshow-studio-create-stunning-slideshows

 

Why Is Printer Ink So Expensive?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-printer-ink-so-expensive/

 

How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3238012/how-to-buy-refurbished-macbook-refurbished-iphone-refurbished-ipad.html

 

Snag a 'renewed' Kasa indoor security camera for $35

The Kasa KC100 indoor security camera features 1080P video, night vision and motion detection. This "renewed" version costs just $35 and is backed by a 90-day guarantee.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3436957/snag-a-renewed-kasa-indoor-security-camera-for-35.html

 

How to wipe your Android phone before selling or trading it in

Before you give your device away, delete your personal data

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/22/18634623/how-to-delete-data-android-phone-sell-trade

 

Huge Pixel 4 leak tells us everything we need to know about the phone’s best feature

https://bgr.com/2019/09/13/pixel-4-release-date-close-new-camera-app-features-leaked-in-full/

 

The best USB-C hubs and docks

MacBook owners, we're looking at you.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/15/the-best-usb-c-hubs-and-docks/

 

MoviePass To Shut Down Tomorrow (Maybe for Good)

'Our efforts to recapitalize the company have not been successful to date,' MoviePass's CEO Mitch Lowe said in a letter to subscribers on Friday. The company's parent has formed a committee that'll review possibly selling off the MoviePass assets.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370760/moviepass-to-shut-down-tomorrow-maybe-for-good

 

How to detect hidden cameras in Vrbo, Airbnb and vacation rentals

https://www.komando.com/tips/571126/how-to-detect-hidden-cameras-in-vrbo-airbnb-and-vacation-rentals

 

Cybercriminals shop for admin access to healthcare portals

Administrator access to backend systems is becoming the holy grail for attackers.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybercriminals-shop-for-admin-access-to-healthcare-portals/

 

North Korean Hackers Behind WannaCry and Sony Hack Sanctioned by USA

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/north-korean-hackers-behind-wannacry-and-sony-hack-sanctioned-by-usa/

 

How to avoid problems installing Windows 10 version 1909

Use these tips to prepare and avoid problems during the installation of the Windows 10 19H2 update when it rolls out sometime in September 2019.

https://pureinfotech.com/avoid-problems-installing-windows-10-1909/

 

Dell Inspiron 13 7390 2-in-1 review: Considerable overhaul delivers a well-rounded convertible

Slick convertible alternative to the XPS lineup with an inventive pen cache.

https://www.windowscentral.com/dell-inspiron-13-7390-2-1-review

 

Brexit means clear your cookies for democracy

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/11/brexit-means-clear-your-cookies-for-democracy/

 

Smartwatches are Now Outselling Traditional Watches in the US

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/smartwatches-now-outselling-traditional-watches-213001267.html

 

LG OLED TVs get Nvidia G-Sync Compatible for smooth big-screen gaming

But you'll need a current GeForce graphics card to use it.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3437439/lg-oled-tvs-get-nvidia-g-sync-compatible-for-smooth-big-screen-gaming.html

 

Simplenote is a free cross-platform note-taking app with markdown support

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/simplenote-note-taking-app

 

How to Set Up Google’s 2-Step Verification and Use Your Android Phone as a Security Key

https://www.

maketecheasier.com/setup-google-2-step-verification/

 

iPhone 11 Upgrade Program PSA: If you have an iPhone XR, you’ll need to make a payment first

Remember, the iPhone XR came out in October.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3438560/iphone-11-upgrade-program-psa-iphone-xr-payment.html

 

Ring Floodlight Cam review: An excellent choice—if you’re living in Ring’s ecosystem

If you’re already using one of Ring’s doorbell cameras or spotlight cams, this porchlight replacement will be a great addition.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3250641/ring-floodlight-cam-review.html

 

How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/28/17402154/amazon-echo-alexa-conversation-recording-history-listen-how-to

 

Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro videos tout its impressive camera and much tougher glass

https://bgr.com/2019/09/13/iphone-11-pro-videos-durability-and-camera/

 

YouTube is shutting down its TV-friendly web interface

Just why (or when) isn't clear.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/14/youtube-shutting-down-lean-back-on-web/

 

US Moves to Sanction Shadowy North Korean Hacking Groups

The order will force American companies, including banks, to cut off ties and freeze any assets the hacking groups have in the US, and report their activities to federal agencies.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370754/us-moves-to-sanction-shadowy-north-korean-hacking-groups

 

3 ways to send text messages from your PC or Mac

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/569968/how-to-send-text-messages-from-your-pc-or-mac

 

Vivaldi for Android is as good as its desktop counterpart

Vivaldi mobile is coming to Android, and it's worth the wait.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/vivaldi-for-android-is-as-good-as-its-desktop-counterpart/

 

Destructive Ordinypt Malware Hitting Germany in New Spam Campaign

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/destructive-ordinypt-malware-hitting-germany-in-new-spam-campaign/

 

How to enable ‘Content Blocking’ feature in Firefox

Mozilla Firefox has a new content blocking feature to protect your privacy online, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to enable and configure the level of protection that's right for you.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-content-blocking-firefox/

 

Microsoft and The Walt Disney Studios to pilot content production on Azure

Microsoft is officially a Disney Studios StudioLAB innovation partner.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-and-walt-disney-studios-pilot-content-production-azure

 

iFixit gives Fairphone 3 a perfect 10 for repairability

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/11/ifixit-gives-fairphone-3-a-perfect-10-for-repairability/

 

Facebook Is Launching a Portal TV Device: Here’s What We Know

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/facebook-launching-portal-tv-device-202938482.html

 

The 5 Most Interesting Discounts offered by Cell Phone Carriers September 2019

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3437036/the-5-most-interesting-discounts-offered-by-cell-phone-carriers-september-2019.html

 

Difference between NTFS, FAT, FAT32 and exFAT file systems

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/ntfs-fat-fat3-exfat

 

How to Use Android “Standby Apps” Feature to Boost Battery Life

https://www.maketecheasier.com/android-standby-apps-feature-boost-battery-life/

 

Time Machine: No FAT or exFAT drives, only HFS+ and APFS

While macOS can mount and interact with these drives, Time Machine cannot.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3436937/time-machine-no-fat-or-exfat-drives-only-hfs-and-apfs.html

 

Add voice-control to, well, almost anything with this Kasa smart plug for $21

With a smart plug, you can use your voice or a mobile app to control the flow of electricity to dumb lamps, fans and small appliances.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3435788/add-voice-control-to-well-almost-anything-with-this-kasa-smart-plug-for-21.html

 

How to protect your privacy on Facebook

Some tips on how to keep your stuff safe

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18654238/facebook-privacy-data-information-ad-settings-how-to-protect

 

The $50 AI-powered Yi Smart Home Camera 3 is down to $39.99 with this special coupon

https://bgr.com/2019/09/13/best-home-security-camera-deal-amazon/

 

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 may come in a 15-inch model

That's on top of a possible AMD-based version.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/14/microsoft-surface-laptop-3-15-inch-rumor/

 

Hacker Arrested for Stealing Unreleased Songs From Top Artists

A UK 19-year-old allegedly targeted 'award-winning international superstars' by breaking into their websites and cloud-based accounts to steal recorded music.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370751/hacker-arrested-for-stealing-unreleased-songs-from-top-artis

 

Why autocorrect makes so many mistakes on iPhone and iPad and how to correct it

https://www.komando.com/tips/568445/stop-spell-check-and-auto-correct-on-your-iphone-and-ipad

 

How holding off on 5G can save money and help the environment

TechRepublic's Karen Roby interviews a telecommunications equipment expert about the potential benefits of sticking with 4G—or even 3G—in areas that aren't ready to move to 5G.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-holding-off-on-5g-can-save-money-and-help-the-environment/

 

Clear the clutter with this 6-port USB charging station on sale for $25

The Allcaca USB charging station has hit an all-time low price, comes with six ports and USB cables, and gets 5 stars on Amazon.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3438500/clear-the-clutter-with-this-6-port-usb-charging-station-on-sale-for-25.html

 

Family of slain DNC staffer can sue Fox News, appeals court rules

Joel and Mary Rich, of Omaha, Nebraska, claimed Fox News exploited their son's slaying as a "political football."

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/all/family-slain-dnc-staffer-can-sue-fox-news-appeals-court-n1054221

 

Biometric Passwords Are About to Go Big Time; Here's Who's Set to Profit

Diebold Nixdorf is best known for its 35% global market share of automated teller machines, but it is successfully branching out into digital verification.

https://www.thestreet.com/investing/stocks/biometric-passwords-about-to-go-big-time-15066686?puc=yahoo&cm_ven=YAHOO&yptr=yahoo

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