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Sat 09/28/2019 1748
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Wed 09/25/2019 1745
Tue 09/24/2019 1744
Mon 09/23/2019 1743
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Sat 1748 09/28/2019

Earbuds That Function Like Hearing Aids

The Tinnitus and Hearing Loss Challenge

https://smartclothinglab.com/earbuds-that-function-like-hearing-aids/

 

How to Use Chromecast Without Connecting to Wi-Fi

Enabling Guest Mode

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

 

How To Make Bootable USB Windows 7

https://www.techguruhere.com/how-to-make-bootable-usb-windows-7/

 

How to Manage and Delete Contacts On Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/441237/how-to-manage-and-delete-contacts-on-your-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Meld is an excellent file and folder comparison tool for Windows and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/18/meld-is-an-excellent-file-and-folder-comparison-tool-for-windows-and-linux/

 

An impressive Apple AirPods alternative for just $40

If you can overlook the silly name, the EarFun Free earphones are an excellent value alternative to the AirPods, featuring both USB-C and wireless charging.

https://www.cnet.com/news/an-impressive-apple-airpods-alternative-for-just-40-dollars/

 

Where Do I Find My Clipboard History on a PC or Mac?

https://lifehacker.com/where-do-i-find-my-clipboard-history-on-a-pc-or-mac-1838529039

 

Financial impact of ransomware attacks increasing despite overall decrease in attacks

Vulnerabilities originally discovered by US government security services have been used by cybercriminals against municipalities, costing taxpayers an estimated $11.5 billion in 2019.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/financial-impact-of-ransomware-attacks-increasing-despite-overall-decrease-in-attacks/

 

Chrome security issues addressed with Stable channel update

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

 

Internet Statistics & Trends in 2019

The internet is maturing, now 30 years young - the whole world is jumping on board. What will this mean for the Internet in 2019 and beyond?

https://www.vpngeeks.com/internet-statistics/

 

ASPIRATION PREMIUM THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/aspiration-premium-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Why Hackers Target Smart Homes & 7 Tips to Protect Yours

https://www.safety.com/how-to-protect-smart-home-from-hackers/

 

Nvidia’s New RTX Broadcast Engine Features AI-Powered Green Screen Mode

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299074-nvidias-new-rtx-broadcast-engine-features-ai-powered-green-screen-mode

 

Apple's AirPods Just Secretly Went On Sale At Their Lowest Price Ever On Amazon

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/apples-airpods-just-secretly-went-215200143.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

What Is IFA? Google Calendar Spam Solved, Spot a Scammer on the Phone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ifa-google-calendar-spam-solved-spot-scammer-phone/

 

Airbus Cyberattack Landed on Suppliers' Networks

Four separate incidents over the past year have targeted Airbus suppliers for the manufacturer's sensitive commercial data.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/airbus-cyberattack-landed-on-suppliers-networks/d/d-id/1335925

 

Scammers Go Phishing With Deepfakes

Deepfakes, or doctored videos, have mostly been used to harm the reputations of celebrities and politicians. Now the AI-assisted technology is being used to trick companies out of big money.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/370606/scammers-go-phishing-with-deepfakes

 

Remove yourself from this people search site now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/600086/remove-yourself-from-this-people-search-site-now

 

How to View Recently Updated Windows Drivers

https://www.maketecheasier.com/view-recently-updated-windows-drivers/

 

How To Boot Windows 10 From USB Flash Drive

https://www.techguruhere.com/how-to-boot-windows-10-from-usb-flash-drive/

 

How to Disable or Enable Tap to Click on a PC’s Touchpad

https://www.howtogeek.com/441083/how-to-disable-or-enable-tap-to-click-on-a-pcs-touchpad/

 

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/

 

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot shows off gymnastics skills in new video (perhaps we need new category in the Olympics)

Atlas sticks the landing.

https://www.cnet.com/news/boston-dynamics-atlas-robot-shows-off-gymnastics-skills-in-new-video/

 

How to Boot From a USB Drive or CD on Any Computer

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-boot-from-a-usb-drive-or-cd-on-any-computer-5991848

 

How to wrap text in Google Sheets

Learn how to make text-filled cells in Google Sheets easier to read with text wrap and alignment adjustments

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-wrap-text-in-google-sheets/

 

Veterans, military targeted for ID theft, election influence, VVA says

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/veterans-military-targeted-for-id-theft-election-influence-vva-says/

 

Social Media And Cyber Security

https://securitybaron.com/blog/social-media-cyber-security/

 

How to delete large folder extremely fast on Windows 10

Using this process, you can delete thousands of files and folders in the matter of seconds on Windows 10, not minutes or hours.

https://pureinfotech.com/delete-large-folder-fast-windows-10/

 

What is Google Cast? – A Definitive Guide to Google Chromecast

https://www.pcguide.com/tips/google-cast/?msID=7fe90be7-7a5d-4157-b548-a26af0794585

 

Could Killing Off Motherboards Boost PC Performance?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299030-could-killing-off-motherboards-improve-pc-performance

 

A Samsung Galaxy Fold review in three words: Don’t buy it

https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-galaxy-fold-review-three-133614791.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

What Is RNG? A Lesson for Gamers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lesson-gamers-rng/

 

GandCrab Developers Behind Destructive REvil Ransomware

Code similarities show a definite technical link between the malware strains, Secureworks says.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/gandcrab-developers-behind-destructive-revil-ransomware/d/d-id/1335919

 

Should I Use a VPN to Stream Sports?

A PCMag reader hopes to use a VPN to stream their favorite sporting events to a smart TV. Senior security analyst Max Eddy explains that while this can work, it's a complicated and morally fraught process.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/369670/should-i-use-a-vpn-to-stream-sports

 

Which smartphone is right for you? Comparing iPhone 11, Galaxy Note10, Pixel 4

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/600059/smartphone-comparison-iphone-11-galaxy-note-pixel

 

Should You Buy a Cheap Low-End Android Phone?

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

 

How To Make A Bootable USB Drive

https://www.techguruhere.com/how-to-make-a-bootable-usb-drive/

 

How HTTP/3 and QUIC Will Speed Up Your Web Browsing

https://www.howtogeek.com/442047/how-http3-and-quic-will-speed-up-your-web-browsing/

 

Improve your Amazon Prime Video experience with Refined Prime Video

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/17/improve-your-amazon-prime-video-experience-with-refined-prime-video/

 

Best smart plugs of 2019

Smartening dumb devices has never been easier. These voice assistant powered plugs are your best bets for a connected home.

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-best-smart-plugs-in-2019-homekit-google-assistant-alexa-amazon-siri-plug-wyze/

 

The Best Ways to Use Google Assistant’s Reminders

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-ways-to-use-google-assistant-s-reminders-1838294120

 

How to manage notifications in Android 10

The newest version of Android offers various ways to control notifications. Follow these steps to manage notifications in Android 10.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-manage-notifications-in-android-10/

 

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/

 

Display Technology Simplified: LED, OLED, and MicroLED

Do you understand how LED, OLED, and MicroLED display technology work? Here’s what you need to know

https://comparedisplays.com/724/display-technology-simplified-led-oled-and-microled

 

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/

 

One of the most powerful tools  you can have in your mixing arsenal is a Parametric EQ.

https://www.therecordingsolution.com/use-parametric-eq-settings-like-boss/

 

How to Enable or Disable Including Driver Updates in Windows Update in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48277-enable-disable-driver-updates-windows-update-windows-10-a.html

 

Dunkin’ calls data breach lawsuit unfounded, says attorney general lacks ‘merit’ in case

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/dunkin-calls-data-breach-lawsuit-215017320.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

7 Key Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-photography-tips-for-beginners/

 

The Etiquette of Respecting Privacy in the Age of IoT

Is it rude to ask someone to shut off their Alexa? Ask the family who's written the book on etiquette for nearly 100 years -- the descendants of Emily Post herself.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/the-etiquette-of-respecting-privacy-in-the-age-of-iot/b/d-id/1335939

 

How to Set Up and Use a VPN

A VPN is one of the simplest ways to protect your privacy online. Buying and installing a VPN app is easy, so you've got no excuse.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/359499/how-to-set-up-and-use-a-vpn

 

Hackers expose 5 million records from food delivery service - check your account

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/600008/doordash-hack-affects-5-million

 

Snap Packages vs. Flatpaks: The Differences and Which One You Should Use

https://www.maketecheasier.com/snap-packages-vs-flatpacks/

 

Top 10 Best Linux Distro 2019 You should know Before Start using Linux

https://www.cyberpratibha.com/10-best-linux-distro/

 

How to Find and Add Citations in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/440835/how-to-find-and-add-citations-in-google-docs/

 

How to speed up the Brave browser

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

 

Samsung's Galaxy S10 picks up some of the Note 10's best features

All you need to do is update.

https://www.cnet.com/news/samsungs-galaxy-s10-picks-up-some-of-note-10-best-features/

 

Doordash's Latest Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself

https://lifehacker.com/doordashs-latest-data-breach-how-to-protect-yourself-1838523733

 

How to control your privacy in Android 10

With the newest Android version, Google has tried to improve and simplify the process of managing your privacy. Learn how to use the privacy controls and options in Android 10.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-control-your-privacy-in-android-10/

 

27 nations ink cybersecurity pledge

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/27-nations-ink-cybersecurity-pledge/

 

How to hide your IP address on the Web

https://cooltechzone.com/hide-ip

 

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/

 

Best Game Room Ideas 2019 – 20 Best Gaming Setups & An Ultimate Guide

Looking for Ideas for Your Ultimate Video Gaming Room? We Got Everything You Need.

https://www.pcguide.com/reviews/best-game-room-ideas/?msID=c194bf95-7a57-40df-8de0-472ee89c7404

 

How to Set a Display as Main Display in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3871-change-main-display-windows-10-a.html

 

Even the world’s most advanced cities aren’t ready for the disruptions of artificial intelligence

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/53e2a514-f633-3ad2-bc5e-8fc4600dafcf/even-the-world%E2%80%99s-most.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

10 Simple Tips to Make Home Videos Look Professional

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-simple-tips-to-record-great-looking-home-videos/

 

6 Ways Airlines and Hotels Can Keep Their Networks Secure

As recent news can attest, travel and hospitality companies are prime targets for cybercriminals. Here are six privacy and security tips that can help lock down privacy and security.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/6-ways-airlines-and-hotels-can-keep-their-networks-secure--------------------/d/d-id/1335620?image_number=5

 

Should I Use a VPN on My Router?

Configuring your router to run a VPN lets it protect all the devices on your network, but senior security analyst Max Eddy explains why it might not be practical for the average user.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/369908/should-i-use-a-vpn-on-my-router

 

Best wireless chargers for Android

https://www.komando.com/tips/582224/best-wireless-chargers-for-android

 

iPhone 11 May Have Bilateral Wireless Charging Installed but Disabled

https://www.maketecheasier.com/iphone-11-bilateral-wireless-charging-disabled/

 

Surprise! Windows 10 version 1903 declared 'ready for broad deployment'

With several known and well-documented bugs still cluttering things up, Microsoft late Thursday declared Win10 version 1903 as ready for business deployment. Hard to tell if it’s a declaration of stability, or a pre-1909-release panic attack.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3441718/surprise-windows-10-version-1903-declared-ready-for-broad-deployment.html

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First, Alexa came into your home. Now it wants to get on your body

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/25/tech/amazon-alexa-wearables-loop-earbuds-frames/index.html

 

Should You Update to iOS 13? Here Are Some Things to Consider (latest version is 13.1.1)

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/ios-13-things-consider-103001395.html

 

Elizabeth Warren wants to hire an army of nerds to defeat Google’s lobbyists

‘Our representatives shouldn’t have to rely on Google’s policy team’

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/27/20886788/elizabeth-warren-2020-candidate-lobbyists-google-facebook-corruption-technology-science

 

Robocopy Commands – A Full List

https://www.techjunkie.com/robocopy-commands-a-full-list/

 

This Week in Apps: AltStore, acquisitions and Google Play Pass

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/28/this-week-in-apps-altstore-acquisitions-and-google-play-pass/

 

iOS 13.1 is already here. Everything new and how to get it on your iPhone or iPad

It's true, another update is ready for your iOS device. (and a update to 13.1.1)

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ios-13-1-is-already-here-everything-new-and-how-to-get-it-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

 

How to load a massive amount of data into Photos on a Mac set to Optimize Mac Storage

Your Mac has 128GB of storage and you have 600GB of photos. What to do?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3438878/how-to-load-a-massive-amount-of-data-into-photos-on-a-mac-set-to-optimize-mac-storage.html

 

How to use the journalctl Linux com

Learn about the Linux command which can help you troubleshoot why apps and services fail to start.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-journalctl-linux-command/

 

Skype is the best communication app for Windows 10 users, even if people don't use it

Almost everyone I know has a Skype account, but pretty much no one uses it to message people.

https://www.windowscentral.com/skype-best-messaging-app-windows-10-even-if-no-one-uses-it

 

Amadey Botnet Targets U.S. Taxpayers with Tax Refund Notice

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/amadey-botnet-targets-us-taxpayers-with-tax-refund-notice/

 

Geekly Update - 25 September 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_25_september_2019.html

 

FTC sues Match for allegedly using deceptive love interest ads

No, there wasn't someone waiting for you to subscribe.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/ftc-sues-match-over-dating-ads/

 

Samsung’s $2K Galaxy Fold seems awfully easy to break

https://nypost.com/2019/09/27/samsungs-2k-galaxy-fold-seems-awfully-easy-to-break/

 

Why you can stop paying for antivirus software

Microsoft's Windows Security (formerly Windows Defender) is now on a par with paid solutions such as McAfee and Norton.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3434097/why-you-can-stop-paying-for-antivirus-software.html

 

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review

https://www.techradar.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-watch-active-2-review

 

How to create Desktop Shortcut to Favorites in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-desktop-shortcut-to-favorites

 

New Hack Unlocks 'Hundreds of Millions' of iPhones: What You Need to Know

But exploit requires special hardware and physical access

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/new-hack-unlocks-hundreds-of-millions-of-iphones-what-you-need-to-know

 

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

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

 

The State of Ransomware Attacks

Small businesses can be especially vulnerable to ransomware. This infographic breaks down the current threat landscape and offers some tips on how to protect your network.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370985/the-state-of-ransomware-attacks

 

Earbuds with touch control like Apple’s $159 AirPods are on sale today for $27

https://bgr.com/2019/09/24/true-wireless-earbuds-better-than-airpods-discounted-on-amazon/

 

Sprint under FCC investigation for ‘outrageous’ misuse of millions of dollars

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/24/20881792/sprint-fcc-millions-dollars-misused-lifeline-subsidies-investigation

 

How To Password Protect a USB Drive in Windows

https://www.techjunkie.com/password-protect-usb-drive-windows/

 

Tesla, Elon Musk violated labor laws, judge rules

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/27/tesla-elon-musk-violated-labor-laws-judge-rules/

 

Google contractors in Pittsburgh vote to join union

About 80 workers will join the United Steelworkers Union.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-contractors-in-pittsburgh-vote-to-join-union/

 

How to refresh the tiny tab icons in Safari when they start disappearing

Favicons have a long and odd history, and you can clear Safari’s cache.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3436938/how-to-refresh-the-tiny-tab-icons-in-safari-when-they-start-disappearing.html

 

How to use the Apple Pencil: 3 must-read tips

The Apple Pencil changed the way users interact with tablet computers. Here's how to ensure you're making the most of your Apple stylus.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-apple-pencil-3-must-read-tips/

 

How to schedule a Windows Defender Antivirus scan on Windows 10

You can run Windows Defender Antivirus scans on your schedule, and in this guide, we'll show you the steps to get it done.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-schedule-windows-defender-antivirus-scan-windows-10

 

New TortoiseShell Group Hacks 11 IT Providers to Reach Their Customers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-tortoiseshell-group-hacks-11-it-providers-to-reach-their-customers/

 

Ransomware is Getting Worse (here's what to do)Category: Security

https://askbobrankin.com/ransomware_is_getting_worse_heres_what_to_do.html

 

Echo Loop hands-on: Alexa on your knuckles and at your fingertips

It's Amazon's experimental attempt at smart jewelry

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/echo-loop-hands-on/

 

OnePlus reveals its first TV, a new 55-inch Android-powered 4K TV

OnePlus enters the TV market with a new 4K HDR-capable 55-inch TV for $1408

https://www.tweaktown.com/news/67825/oneplus-reveals-first-tv-new-55-inch-android-powered-4k/index.html

 

A new Internet Explorer bug can take over your entire PC, so stop using it

The best workaround? Don't use Internet Explorer.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440556/a-new-internet-explorer-bug-can-take-over-your-entire-pc-so-stop-using-it.html

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 release date, news and rumors

Our wishlist for Microsoft’s 3rd laptop

https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-surface-laptop-3

 

How to clear Cache in Google Drive and Google Docs

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/clear-cache-in-google-drive-docs

 

Apple Issues Emergency Patch for iPhones and Macs: What to Do Now

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-issues-emergency-patch-for-iphones-and-macs-what-to-do-now

 

How to Use Text Editing Gestures on Your iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/441872/how-to-use-text-editing-gestures-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

 

Match.com Accused of Using Scammers to Attract Paid Users

The FTC is warning people to be wary of email alerts from Match.com that say they have a love interest. Allegedly, the dating website has turned a blind eye to romance scammers in a bid to nab new subscribers.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371001/match-com-accused-of-using-scammers-to-attract-paid-users

 

This is how much it will cost to replace a broken Galaxy Fold display

https://bgr.com/2019/09/24/galaxy-fold-broken-screen-display-replacement-costs-go-up-to-599/

 

AMAZON CREATES A HUGE ALLIANCE TO DEMAND VOICE ASSISTANT COMPATIBILITY

But Google, Apple, and Samsung aren’t on board

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/24/20881321/amazon-voice-interoperability-initiative-alexa-microsoft-baidu-intel-qualcomm-spotify-assistants

 

Whay is Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator

https://www.techjunkie.com/whay-is-microsoft-bluetooth-enumerator/

 

Cracking the code on podcast advertising for customer acquisition

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/27/cracking-the-code-on-podcast-advertising-for-customer-acquisition/

 

Alexa can now recognize objects

A new Show and Tell feature on Echo Show devices can recognize some objects.

https://www.cnet.com/news/alexa-can-now-see-what-youre-holding/

 

Is the writing on the wall for the Apple TV?

Does the pricey set-top box still have something to offer?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3441396/is-the-writing-on-the-wall-for-the-apple-tv.html

 

Apple iOS 13: A cheat sheet

iOS 13 ushers in new enhancements for iPhone and iPad, including dark mode, revamped built-in apps, and industry-changing privacy features.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-ios-13-a-cheat-sheet/

 

Plex partners with Lionsgate to bring ad-supported movies to users worldwide

Movies, shows, and other Lionsgate content are now available to Plex users worldwide.

https://www.windowscentral.com/plex-partners-lionsgate-bring-ad-supported-movies-users-worldwide

 

Microsoft to Extend Office 365 ATP Safe Links to Office Online

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-to-extend-office-365-atp-safe-links-to-office-online/

 

Free Wifi Hotspots - A Big Risk?Category: Wireless

https://askbobrankin.com/free_wifi_hotspots_a_big_risk.html

 

If Facebook owns reality, it'll be impossible to opt out

How much data are you willing to sacrifice for a more comfortable world?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/facebook-ar-livemaps-future-reality-oculus-connect-6/

 

Android 10 Go edition improves speed and security for low-cost phones

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-09-25-android-10-go-edition.html

 

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-43-R19L) review: A budget AMD Ryzen 3 workhorse with middling battery life

Other Aspire 5 models in the same price range manage to wring more life out of their batteries.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3436964/acer-aspire-5-a515-43-r19l-review.html

 

iPhone 11 Pro review

The best iPhone you can wrap one hand around

https://www.techradar.com/reviews/iphone-11-pro-review

 

Screenleap is a free screen sharing tool to share your device’s screen over the Internet

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/screenleap-free-screen-sharing-tool

 

DoorDash Data Breach Hits 4.9 Million: What to Do Now

This is bad

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/doordash-data-breach-hits-49-million-what-to-do

 

Windows 10’s BitLocker Encryption No Longer Trusts Your SSD

https://www.howtogeek.com/442114/windows-10s-bitlocker-encryption-no-longer-trusts-your-ssd/

 

The Internet Leads in Advertising by a Crazy Wide Margin

Feel like you're seeing more ads online than anywhere else? It's probably true. In fact, by 2021, digital ads will account for more than half of ad spending (if they don't already).

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370949/the-internet-leads-in-advertising-by-a-crazy-wide-margin

 

Galaxy S11 will reportedly have a class-leading 108-megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/galaxy-s11-camera-leak-5x-zoom-108-megapixels/

 

The Juiced Scorpion blurs the line between e-bike and motorcycle (oh boy, another moving target to hit)

The San Diego-based company is selling two versions: $1,299 for a 750W motor, and $1,999 for 1,000W motor

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/24/20875870/juiced-scorpion-ebike-price-specs-release

 

How To Search Bookmarks in Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/search-bookmarks-chrome/

 

Logitech acquires popular game streaming tool Streamlabs for around $89M

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/27/logitech-acquires-popular-game-streaming-tool-streamlabs-for-around-89m/

 

This Apple Watch clone is surprisingly good for just $31.49 (Update: Sold out)

It might be, er, time to readjust our expectations for super cheap wearables. Plus: This two-port USB wall charger is only six bucks.

https://www.cnet.com/news/this-apple-watch-clone-is-surprisingly-good-for-just-31-49/

 

Why you should use Google Photos over iCloud Photos: Sharing photos and movies

It’s a common problem to want a set of media that you share with another person or your whole family, but iCloud Photos doesn’t support it.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440257/why-you-should-use-google-photos-over-icloud-photos-sharing-photos-and-movies.html

 

Why employees still fall for phishing emails (and non-working people too)

Nearly half of office workers said they had their data compromised. Here's why they keep falling for phishing scams.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-employees-still-fall-for-phishing-emails/

 

Do you like the leaked redesign of the Calendar app for Windows 10?

https://www.windowscentral.com/do-you-leaked-redesign-calculator-app-windows-10

 

Buggy Google Chrome Update Behind Recent Unbootable Macs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/buggy-google-chrome-update-behind-recent-unbootable-macs/

 

The Arlo Pro 3 security camera boasts 2K resolution, color night vision, and a 160-degree field of view

The revamped Arlo Pro 3 also features a built-in alarm and spotlight.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3440126/arlo-pro-3-security-camera-announced.html

 

Echo Frames hands-on: Amazon's glasses bring Alexa everywhere

They look and feel a lot like normal glasses.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/echo-frames-hands-on/

 

AI Weekly: Recommendation engines are driving Amazon’s Alexa hardware strategy

https://venturebeat.com/2019/09/27/ai-weekly-recommendation-engines-are-driving-amazons-alexa-hardware-strategy/

 

Microsoft wants you to help test its Project xCloud game streaming service

Offer includes free access to Gears 5, Halo 5, Killer Instinct, and Sea of Thieves if you sign up.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440579/microsoft-wants-you-to-help-test-its-project-xcloud-game-streaming-service.html

 

Think AMD is killing it now? Just wait until Black Friday 2019

AMD should win big this holiday season

https://www.techradar.com/news/think-amd-is-killing-it-now-just-wait-until-black-friday-2019

 

Outlook.com: Something went wrong and we can’t sign you in right now

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/outlook-com-something-went-wrong

 

WARP Promises Faster Speeds on Your Phone Without 5G, but Doesn't Quite Deliver Yet

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/warp-promises-faster-speeds-on-your-phone-without-5g

 

Motherboards Explained: What Are ATX, MicroATX, and Mini-ITX?

https://www.howtogeek.com/440175/motherboards-explained-what-is-atx-microatx-and-mini-itx/

 

Ring Cameras Will Shut Off Recording When You're at Home

Ring's first indoor security camera will set you back $59.99; a third-gen Ring Stick Up Cam starts at $99.99. For the privacy-conscious, a Home mode rolling out in November will turn off audio and video recording when users are at 

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370967/ring-cameras-will-shut-off-recording-when-youre-at-home

 

Apple just released iOS 13.1.1 for the iPhone

https://bgr.com/2019/09/27/apple-just-released-ios-13-1-1-for-the-iphone/

 

Alexa’s real competition is still your phone screen

Amazon is still better inside the home than outside

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/28/20887378/amazon-alexa-competition-siri-google-assistant-echo-buds

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FCC calls Sprint's false collection of taxpayer dollars 'outrageous'

https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2019/09/24/fcc-sprint-lifeline-program-improper-payments.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

Russia Keeps Fining Google: Could a Ban Be Next?

https://marketrealist.com/2019/09/russia-fining-google-could-a-ban-be-next/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft challenges federal judge's order on 'sneak and peek' searches

https://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-challenges-federal-judges-order-233232031.html

 

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

 

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

 

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Typing on a screen could become a thing of the past.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-buys-ctrl-labs-to-work-on-a-wristband-that-will-let-you-control-computers-with-your-mind/

 

Web Browser Vivaldi 2.8 has been released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/19/web-browser-vivaldi-2-8-has-been-released/

 

Voting equipment vendors seek info on vulnerability disclosure program

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/voting-equipment-vendors-seek-info-on-vulnerability-disclosure-program/

 

How to Fix a Computer That Won't Start in Safe Mode

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-a-computer-that-always-stops-at-startup-settings-or-abo-2624445

 

5 Fascinating and Educational YouTube Channels to Keep You Engrossed

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fascinating-educational-youtube-channels/

 

AltStore Can Install a Nintendo Emulator on Your iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299068-altstore-can-install-a-nintendo-emulator-on-your-iphone-no-jailbreak-required

 

HOW TO CHANGE SLEEP POWER SETTINGS ON WINDOWS 10

Do you need to save energy on your laptop or customize the power settings on your desktop? Here's a quick way to do this on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/change-sleep-power-settings-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Announces the First Microsoft Edge Beta Update

Microsoft has released the very first update for Microsoft Edge Beta, bringing the browser to version 78.0.276.8 in this particular testing channel.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-the-first-microsoft-edge-beta-update-527571.shtml

 

Dunkin' sued for cyberattacks resulting in tens of thousands of dollars stolen

Beginning in early 2015, hackers accessed money stored on Dunkin’ value cards of nearly 20,000 customers who created accounts through Dunkin’s website and mobile apps.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/dunkin-sued-cyberattacks-resulting-tens-thousands-dollars-stolen-n1059151

 

It's time to squirrel away a clean copy of Win10 version 1903

If you’re running any version of Windows other than version 1903, now’s an excellent time to store away a clean copy. It’s easy, free, and (depending on your internet speed) won’t take long. You never know when it’ll be useful.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3441356/its-time-to-squirrel-away-a-clean-copy-of-win10-version-1903.html

 

Huge leak says next year’s iPhone 12 

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/iphone-12-release-date-soon-design-overhaul-like-iphone-4/

 

Malicious Bots and Trolls Spread Vaccine Misinformation

At least half of parents of young children report having encountered negative messages about vaccines on social media.

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/09/18/malicious-bots-and-trolls-spread-vaccine-misinformation/

 

How to Rotate iPhone Videos Without Installing an App

https://www.howtogeek.com/439901/how-to-rotate-iphone-videos-without-installing-an-app/

 

Watch out for scammers 'Nextdoor' and other places you don't expect

https://www.komando.com/tips/584117/watch-out-for-scammers-nextdoor-and-other-places-you-dont-expect

 

DoorDash Breach Hits 4.9 Million Users, Including Delivery Drivers

The exposed data involves names, email addresses, delivery addresses, phone numbers and hashed passwords to user accounts. For some consumers, the last four digits of their payment cards were also exposed.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371003/doordash-breach-hits-4-9-million-users-including-delivery-d

 

How to connect and watch your phone on your TV

https://news.yahoo.com/connect-watch-phone-tv-203045706.html

 

Ransomware Hits Multiple, Older Vulnerabilities

Ransomware attacks are taking advantage of vulnerabilities that are older and less severe, a new report finds.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/ransomware-hits-multiple-older-vulnerabilities-/d/d-id/1335930

 

Manage Your Messy Desktop With Windows 10’s New PowerToys

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

 

Federal court strikes down FCC effort to relax media ownership rules

The Third Circuit once again chastises the agency for not considering how local media consolidation will affect women and minorities.

https://www.cnet.com/news/federal-court-strikes-down-fcc-effort-to-relax-media-ownership-rules/

 

Metatogger is a great way to manage your music library

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/19/metatogger-music-tagging-software/

 

Eight cities’ payment records impacted in Click2Gov portal breach

https://www.scmagazine.com/web-services-security-e-commerce-security/eight-cities-payment-records-impacted-in-click2gov-portal-breach/

 

What Is the Tailwind App and How Does It Work?

Learn to use Tailwind on Pinterest and Instagram

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-the-tailwind-app-4770429

 

How to Safely Clean an Infected Computer and Copy Your Files

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-infected-computer-copy-files/

 

Android 10 Go Edition Is Coming This Fall With Speed, Security Boosts

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299010-android-10-go-edition-is-coming-this-fall-with-speed-security-boosts

 

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/

 

Microsoft’s Sticky Notes Gets a Long-Needed Update

Microsoft has released a new update for Sticky Notes, bringing the app to version 3.7 and rolling out a series of welcome improvements for those using it on a daily basis.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-s-sticky-notes-gets-a-long-needed-update-527576.shtml

 

Amazon announces a range of new products including Airpods competitor, Echo Buds

Amazon kicked off its annual hardware event on Wednesday where it unveiled several new Echo devices, alongside new Alexa capabilities.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/amazon-announces-range-new-products-including-airpods-competitor-echo-buds-n1058706

 

What do we know about the big, scary, exploited, emergency-patched IE security hole CVE-2019-1367?

Short answer: nothing. Long answer: almost nothing. But we sure have a convoluted mess of a cleanup.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3440523/what-do-we-know-about-the-big-scary-exploited-emergency-patched-ie-security-hole-cve-2019-1367.html

 

iPhone still works after falling from a plane and spending 13 months on the ground in Iceland

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/iphone-6s-plane-iceland-survives/

 

Are Conspiracy Theories on the Rise in the US?

Have the internet and social media created a climate where Americans believe anything is possible?

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/09/18/are-conspiracy-theories-on-the-rise-in-the-us/

 

Could Your Bluetooth Devices Be Hacked in 2019?

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

 

One trick to stop people from stealing your online photos

https://www.komando.com/tips/460135/protect-your-online-images-watermark

 

Match.com Accused of Using Scammers to Attract Paid Users

The FTC is warning users should be careful around email alerts from Match.com claiming they have a love interest. Allegedly, the dating website has been harnessing scam accounts to goad users into signing up for paid access.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371001/match-com-accused-of-using-scammers-to-attract-paid-users

 

Echo Buds hands-on: Bose quality in an Amazon package

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-09-25-echo-buds-hands-on.html

 

Voting Machine Systems New & Old Contain 'Design' Flaws

DEF CON Voting Village organizers presented a final report on their findings at the Capitol.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/voting-machine-systems-new-and-old-contain-design-flaws/d/d-id/1335927

 

How to Find Gmail's New Dark Mode Setting

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

 

Amazon earbuds might have fitness features, report says

The company is rumored to be working on Alexa-powered wireless earbuds.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-earbuds-will-have-fitness-features-report-says/

 

Microsoft restores Optional Updates listing in Windows 10 version 20H1

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/18/microsoft-restores-optional-updates-listing-in-windows-10-version-20h1/

 

Defense Dept. unveils counter-insider threat program

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/insider-threats/defense-dept-unveils-counter-insider-threat-program/

 

What Is a Windows SmartScreen Filter?

Stop malware and other unknown programs from invading your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/windows-smartscreen-filter-4153116

 

How to Convert Multiple Webpages Into PDFs With Wget

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/save-multiple-links-pdfs/

 

How to Pick Apps from Android Phone to Notify in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/135953-pick-apps-android-phone-notify-your-phone-app-windows-10-a.html

 

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/

 

How Windows 10’s Cloud Reinstall Feature Works

Windows 10 20H1, which is the feature update that will go live in the spring of 2020, will introduce a new cloud reinstall option that will allow users to start from scratch and reinstall the OS using nothing more than a system image stored in the cloud.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-windows-10-s-cloud-reinstall-feature-works-527560.shtml

 

Using AI to improve dentistry, VideaHealth gets a $5.4 million polish

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/using-ai-to-improve-dentistry-videahealth-gets-a-5-4-million-polish/

 

Microsoft releases emergency IE patches inside 'optional, non-security' cumulative updates

After posting patches yesterday that are directed at an Internet Explorer security hole claimed to be under active attack, Microsoft took the next step and released “optional, non-security” Win10 patches through Windows Update and WSUS. There’s remarkably little “there” there.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3440741/microsoft-releases-emergency-ie-patches-inside-optional-non-security-cumulative-updates.html

 

Waze’s best feature just got so much better thanks to Google’s smartest app

https://bgr.com/2019/09/24/waze-vs-google-maps-google-assistant-support-available-on-android/

 

How Disinformation Could Sway the 2020 Election

While foreign election interference has dominated discussion of disinformation, most intentionally false content targeting U.S. social media is generated by domestic sources.

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/09/09/how-disinformation-could-sway-the-2020-election/

 

How to Enable a Play/Pause Button on Chrome’s Toolbar

https://www.howtogeek.com/439669/how-to-enable-a-playpause-button-for-chromes-toolbar/

 

How to block unwanted calls

https://www.komando.com/tips/582236/best-ways-to-block-unwanted-calls

 

Cloudflare Finally Launches Warp, But It's Not a Mobile VPN

It's built like a VPN, but it isn't a VPN in the traditional sense. Warp exists to ensure mobile data is securely transmitted as fast as possible. Warp Plus does the same thing even faster.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370979/cloudflare-finally-launches-warp-but-its-not-a-mobile-vpn

 

The dangers of malware and how to protect your crypto

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/dangers-malware-protect-crypto-080025539.html

 

Why Clouds Keep Leaking Data

Most devastating cloud data leaks are caused by the same kinds of common cloud security challenges and configuration errors. Here's what you need to know.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/why-clouds-keep-leaking-data/b/d-id/1335921

 

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

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

 

Twitter bans financial scams in new policy

Don't believe every tweet you read.

https://www.cnet.com/news/twitter-bans-financial-scams-in-new-policy/

 

AntennaPod is my new favorite podcast player for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/18/antennapod-is-my-new-favorite-podcast-player-for-android/

 

Senate committee election security funding encouraging

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/election-coverage/senate-committee-election-security-funding-encouraging/

 

How to Display Windows Desktop On A TV Using Chromecast

Cast movies and more to your big screen

https://www.lifewire.com/use-chromecast-to-show-windows-desktop-4129536

 

IFA Predictions, Google Memories, Can You Trust Huawei?, Dark Web Accounts

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ifa-predictions-google-memories-can-trust-huawei-dark-web-accounts/

 

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

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

 

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/

 

FastCopy

Copy or move files from one location to another, sync data, and carry out secure deletion actions with the help of this simple piece of software

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/FastCopy.shtml

 

Alibaba unveils Hanguang 800, an AI inference chip it says significantly increases the speed of machine learning tasks

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/24/alibaba-unveils-hanguang-800-an-ai-inference-chip-it-says-significantly-increases-the-speed-of-machine-learning-tasks/?yptr=yahoo

 

Interview With the Guy Who Tried to Frame Me for Heroin Possession

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/interview-with-the-guy-who-tried-to-frame-me-for-heroin-possession/

 

Leaked Pixel 4 review reveals a feature that may be exclusive to Google’s phone

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/pixel-4-vs-android-huge-google-assistant-update-coming-to-new-pixels/

 

Zao’s Deepfake Face-Swapping App Shows Uploading Your Photos Is Riskier Than Ever

The advent of social media has fundamentally challenged our expectations over how we control our photographs.

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/09/06/zaos-deepfake-face-swapping-app-shows-uploading-your-photos-is-riskier-than-ever/

 

All of the Best Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts

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

 

Data disaster! How to save lost files from a failing hard drive

https://www.komando.com/tips/520478/data-disaster-how-to-save-lost-files-from-a-failing-hard-drive

 

Google's Android Go for Entry-Level Phones Gets Faster, More Secure

Google first introduced Android Go in 2018 to support smartphones with no more than 1.5GB of memory and limited storage, and today it launched the latest version, Android 10 (Go Edition).

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370975/android-10-go-edition-launches

 

Google Assistant voices new privacy actions for devices

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-assistant-voices-privacy-actions-205500286.html

 

As health care costs rise, workers at low-wage firms may pay a larger share

The average family coverage ran $20,576 in 2019, a 5 percent increase over last year.

https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/health-care-costs-rise-workers-low-wage-firms-may-pay-n1058821

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Find out what crimes have taken place in your neighborhood

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/575313/find-out-what-crimes-have-taken-place-in-your-neighborhood

 

Amazon’s one-day sale slashes Linksys routers and mesh systems to rock-bottom prices

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/linksys-router-amazon-blowout-sale/

 

All the Best Google Sheets Keyboard Shortcuts

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

 

iPadOS: 5 best new security and privacy features for your iPad

The new iPad software comes with new permission controls, Bluetooth permissions and Sign in with Apple.

https://www.cnet.com/news/ipados-5-best-new-security-and-privacy-features-for-your-ipad/

 

Amazon introduces new $99 Eero mesh Wi-Fi routers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/amazon-introduces-new-99-eero-mesh-wifi-routers/

 

Windows 10 Insider Build 18985 Released With Improved Bluetooth Pairing

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-insider-build-18985-released-with-improved-bluetooth-pairing/

 

Grab this $8 Logitech travel mouse and stop using terrible touchpads

The Logitech Ultra-portable M187 travel mouse is just $8 at Dell right now, and it's great.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440562/grab-this-8-logitech-travel-mouse-and-stop-using-terrible-touchpads.html

 

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

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

 

Mysterious Mac Pro Shutdowns Likely Caused by Chrome Update

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/mysterious-mac-pro-shutdowns-likely-035844895.html

 

How To Make 32-Bit Apps Work on 64-Bit Windows

https://www.techjunkie.com/make-32-bit-apps-work-64-bit-windows/

 

The Basics of Using iPadOS: Key Tips, Tricks, and Features to Know About

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/basics-ipados-tips-tricks-features/

 

How To Free Up Space In The /boot Partition On Ubuntu, Debian, Or Linux Mint

This article explains how to free up space in the /boot partition on Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Pop!_OS, elementary OS, and other Debian or Ubuntu based Linux distributions.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/how-to-free-up-space-in-boot-partition.html

 

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

 

Echo Studio hands-on: Amazon's biggest speaker sounds amazing

It also looks a lot like Apple's HomePod.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/echo-studio-hands-on/

 

Your complete guide to choosing and setting up a VPN

https://www.komando.com/tips/505434/how-to-set-up-your-own-personal-vpn

 

Which Cell Phone Carrier Should iPhone Users Choose?

Here's how you can figure out whether you should buy or finance and who's offering the best deal.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370897/which-cell-phone-carrier-should-iphone-users-choose

 

Our favorite 2-in-1 Chromebook just dropped to the lowest price of 2019

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/best-selling-chromebook-amazon-deal-favorite-model/

 

How to Increase Your MacBook’s Storage

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

 

10 weird things your Amazon Echo can do

These off-the-wall Alexa commands range from really bizarre to creeptastic.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/10-weird-things-your-amazon-echo-can-do/

 

How Amazon is closing out competitors by opening up voice

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/how-amazon-is-closing-out-competitors-by-opening-up-voice/

 

Celebrity Instagram Accounts Being Hacked to Push Scams

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

 

Your smart device could have Alexa and Cortana and Spotify—and a whole lot more

The Voice Interoperability Initiative could see multiple assistants living on a single smart device.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440742/your-smart-device-could-have-alexa-and-cortana-and-spotify-and-a-whole-lot-more.html

 

What to Expect on a 5G Phone?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5g-phone-capabilities/

 

Google Home speakers to let people listen to you again (but you have to opt in)

https://news.yahoo.com/google-home-speakers-to-resume-letting-people-listen-to-you-but-you-have-to-opt-in-190939688.html

 

The Best Open Source Video Editors

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-open-source-video-editors/

 

How an iPhone Vulnerability Allowed Websites to Hack iOS Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-websites-hacked-iphones/

 

Insync 3 Beta Available With OneDrive Syncing Support On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/insync-3-beta-available-with-onedrive.html

 

With iOS 13.1, Shortcuts gets a lot more powerful

Timed automations, Home automations that can run without anyone present, and even NFC stickers are now enabled.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440681/with-ios-13-1-shortcuts-gets-a-lot-more-powerful.html

 

Echo Loop hands-on: Alexa on your knuckles and at your fingertips

It's Amazon's experimental attempt at smart jewelry

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/echo-loop-hands-on/

 

7 Google tips and tricks: Better search results, clearing your history and more

https://videos.komando.com/watch/34830068/7-google-tips-and-tricks-better-search-results-clearing-your-history-and-more

 

iPhone Hackers Who Spied on Uighurs Also Targeted Tibetans

Last November, senior members of several Tibetan groups received WhatsApp messages from fake NGO workers and journalists that contained links to download spyware. The attacks share similarities to the recently disclosed spying campaign on Uighur Muslims.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370932/iphone-hackers-who-spied-on-uighurs-also-targeted-tibetans

 

New leak details the latest feature Google stole from the iPhone for the Pixel 4

https://bgr.com/2019/09/24/pixel-4-face-unlock-vs-iphone-11-face-id-pixel-early-review/

 

How to Disable Swipe Typing on the iPhone’s Keyboard

https://www.howtogeek.com/440013/how-to-disable-swipe-typing-on-the-iphones-keyboard/

 

Best gaming laptops under $1,000 to get in 2019

Better entry-level graphics means terrific performance for less money.

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-cheap-gaming-laptops-under-1000/

 

Amazon Sidewalk is a new long-range wireless network for your stuff

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/amazon-sidewalk-is-a-new-long-range-wireless-network-for-your-stuff/

 

Windows Defender Antivirus Scans Broken After New Update

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-defender-antivirus-scans-broken-after-new-update/

 

Windows 10: What to expect in the next two releases

It's still early, but here's what we know.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3411556/windows-10-what-to-expect-in-19h2-and-20h1-releases.html

 

How to Generate SSH Public/Private Keys on Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/generate-ssh-public-private-keys-windows/

 

McDonald's to use Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant to process job applications

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/mcdonalds-amazon-alexa-google-assistant-151009410.html

 

How to Set Environment Variables in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/environment-variables-windows-10/

 

iPhone or iPad Getting Hot? Here’s Why and How to Fix It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/iphone-ipad-getting-hot-heres-fix/

 

How To Force fsck (Filesystem Consistency Check) After Reboot

fsck is a tool for checking and repairing a filesystem on Linux, macOS, and FreeBSD, similar to the CHKDSK Windows tool.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/how-to-force-fsck-filesystem.html

 

How to stop your Apple Watch from waking you up while sleeping

Living the toggle life.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440263/how-to-stop-your-apple-watch-from-waking-you-up-while-sleeping.html

 

Echo Frames hands-on: Amazon's glasses bring Alexa everywhere

They look and feel a lot like normal glasses.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/echo-frames-hands-on/

 

Find malware that antivirus software doesn't

https://www.komando.com/downloads/582242/find-malware-that-antivirus-software-doesnt

 

Xiaomi Phone Concept Sports Wraparound OLED Display

The Mi Mix Alpha concept smartphone features a 7.92-inch screen that wraps around the device and continues onto the back. It will go on sale in small quantities in China.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370928/xiaomi-phone-concept-sports-wraparound-oled-display

 

Huge leak says next year’s iPhone 12 

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/iphone-12-release-date-soon-design-overhaul-like-iphone-4/

 

How to Enable Low Data Mode on Your iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/440233/how-to-enable-low-data-mode-on-your-iphone/

 

Snapchat kept files on Facebook called 'Project Voldemort,' report says

FTC investigators are reportedly talking with Facebook's competitors as part of an antitrust probe.

https://www.cnet.com/news/snapchat-kept-files-on-facebook-called-project-voldemort-report-says/

 

Ears-on with Amazon’s new Echo earbuds, framebuds, and ringbud

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/25/ears-on-with-amazons-new-buds-earbuds-echo-frames-and-echo-loop/

 

Microsoft Phishing Page Sends Stolen Logins Using JavaScript

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-phishing-page-sends-stolen-logins-using-javascript/

 

This GeForce-powered Asus gaming laptop is a ludicrously cheap $650

The 17-inch Asus FX705DT with a Ryzen 7 3750H and a GeForce GTX 1650 is just $650 at Best Buy.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440737/game-on-the-go-this-geforce-powered-asus-tuf-laptop-is-only-650.html

 

How to Use Chromecast Without Connecting to Wi-Fi

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

 

Your Guide to All the Newest Smartphones

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/best-smartphones-2018-upgrade-old-195900253.html

 

How To Pin a Folder to the Start Menu

Windows allows its users to customize the Start menu in many different ways. Over the years, these options were expanded significantly.
https://www.techjunkie.com/pin-folder-start-menu/

 

How to Transfer Google Contacts From Android to iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-transfer-google-contacts-from-android-to-iphone/

 

How To Convert PDF To Text On Linux (GUI And Command Line)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/how-to-convert-pdf-to-text-on-linux-gui.html

 

Apple is making its iPhones last longer. That’s a good thing

It might seem counter-intuitive of Apple to prolong the life of its iPhones, but it’s all part of the company’s cunning plan.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3438636/apple-is-making-its-iphones-last-longer-thats-a-good-thing.html

 

Logitech's newest lag-free gaming mouse is loaded with thumb buttons

The G604 Lightspeed is a callback to a years-old ancestor.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/16/logitech-g604-lightspeed-mouse/

 

Camera app removes people from photos

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

 

Facebook Buys Startup Developing Mind-Reading Wristband

The 'brain-machine interface' from CRTL-Labs reads electrical signals through your arm and decodes the data into commands that can, in theory, control electronic devices.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370921/facebook-buys-startup-developing-mind-reading-wristband

 

Thank you so much, Google, for giving us the iPhone 11’s most incredible new feature

https://bgr.com/2019/09/20/iphone-11-pro-max-review-of-best-new-feature/

 

Amazon Echo Studio: First impressions

Amazon is finally building a higher-quality smart speaker—one that will give Sonos heartburn.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3441216/amazon-echo-studio-first-impressions.html

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iNSYNQ Ransom Attack Began With Phishing Email

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/08/insynq-ransom-attack-began-with-phishing-email/

 

10 Must-Have Ubuntu Apps Right After a Fresh Install

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

 

Waze can take commands from Google Assistant anywhere in the US

The rollout comes after some limited testing earlier this year.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/23/google-assistant-available-waze-english-speaking-us/

 

Surface Studio 2 and Surface Studio snag fresh GPU driver updates

Pen latency and reliability are also seeing improvements with these updates.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-studio-2-and-surface-studio-snag-fresh-gpu-driver-updates

 

The problem with Alexa: what’s the solution to sexist voice assistants?

Are our voice assistants perpetuating gender stereotypes?

https://www.techradar.com/news/the-problem-with-alexa-whats-the-solution-to-sexist-voice-assistants

 

iOS 13 is here: How to update, best new iPhone and iPad features, plus much more

Apple's new updates for the iPhone and iPad are filled with helpful features.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ios-13-is-here-how-to-update-best-new-iphone-and-ipad-features-plus-much-more/

 

How can Admin change another User’s password in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-can-admin-change-another-users-password-in-windows-10

 

iPhone 11 Pro review: Nothing ‘Pro’ about it, just the best iPhone ever

Nothing about this phone justifies its ‘Pro’ designation, but it nails the fundamentals better than any iPhone ever.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440516/iphone-11-pro-review.html

 

This company is trying to keep you from canceling your online subscriptions

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/brightback-online-subscriptions-cancel-201543986.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

City of Saskatoon loses $1 million to fraudster posing as executive

This type of fraud has not happened before at City of Saskatoon

https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/city-to-hold-urgent-media-conference

 

Hundreds of Thousands of People Are Using Passwords That Have Already Been Hacked, Google Says

New ‘Password Checkup’ Chrome extension found 1.5 percent of all website logins use compromised credentials, a figure that’s higher for porn websites.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmjvm9/hundreds-of-thousands-of-people-are-using-passwords-that-have-already-been-hacked-google-says

 

Windows 10 PowerToys: A cheat sheet

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-powertoys-a-cheat-sheet/

 

Try These Spam Fighting Tips

https://askbobrankin.com/try_these_spam_fighting_tips.html

 

Roku adds a soundbar and subwoofer to its audio lineup

Roku is getting more serious about home audio.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3434596/roku-adds-a-soundbar-and-subwoofer.html

 

The awesome and portable Sandisk Extreme SSD is 50% off today

That's a buck off its all-time low.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440816/the-awesome-and-portable-sandisk-extreme-ssd-is-50-off-today.html

 

Gov't, ISP Website Blacklisting to be Less Effective

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10613/govt-isp-website-blacklisting-be-less-effective

 

7 GOOD AND 3 BAD THINGS IN IPADOS

Great for power users, but it’s a steep learning curve to get there

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/24/20879711/ipados-ipad-features-split-screen-safari-keyboard-text-good-bad

 

How to Unlock Your Cell Phone (So You Can Bring It to a New Carrier)

https://www.howtogeek.com/173049/how-to-unlock-a-locked-cell-phone-and-why-you-might-want-to/

 

AirPods 2 vs. Beats Powerbeats Pro: Which True Wireless Earbuds Are the Best?

Both the second-generation AirPods and the Powerbeats Pro are made by Apple, but which one is the better choice for wire-free audio? We test and rate both pairs and pick a winner.

https://www.pcmag.com/compare/368686/airpods-2-vs-beats-powerbeats-pro-which-true-wireless-earb

 

How to remove Android crapware

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

 

5 Ways to Boost Your Memory & Remember Names, Notes (and Everything Else)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/boost-memory-remember-names-notes/

 

US Senators ask the FCC to review licenses with China-owned telecoms

Senators Schumer and Cotton fear the networks could pose a national security risk.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/16/senators-fcc-letter-chinese-telecoms-security/

 

Best External USB-C SSDs in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/portable-ssds-usb-c

 

Google Chrome is in danger of becoming Windows – everyone uses it, but no one loves it

https://www.techradar.com/news/google-chrome-is-in-danger-of-becoming-windows-everyone-uses-it-but-no-one-loves-it

 

Wyze Plug is the cheapest smart plug yet

This $15 two-plug powerhouse is an easy addition to your smart home, and it's available now.

https://www.cnet.com/news/wyze-plug-is-the-cheapest-smart-plug-yet-google-alexa/

 

What is Lossy and Lossless Audio compression?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-lossy-and-lossless-audio-compression

 

With iOS 13.1, Shortcuts gets a lot more powerful

Timed automations, Home automations that can run without anyone present, and even NFC stickers are now enabled.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440681/with-ios-13-1-shortcuts-gets-a-lot-more-powerful.html

 

Anomali Harris Poll: Ransomware Hits 1 in 5 Americans

https://www.anomali.com/blog/anomali-harris-poll-ransomware-hits-1-in-5

 

The changing face of DDoS attacks: Degraded performance instead of total takedown

https://www.oodaloop.com/briefs/2019/08/15/the-changing-face-of-ddos-attacks-degraded-performance-instead-of-total-takedown/

 

Responding to Firefox 0-days in the wild

https://blog.coinbase.com/responding-to-firefox-0-days-in-the-wild-d9c85a57f15b?gi=43de023ebafc

 

D-Wave announces 5,000-qubit fifth generation quantum annealer

D-Wave's newest offering, available in mid-2020, offers two and a half times more connectivity between qubits than the 2000Q quantum computer.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/d-wave-announces-5000-qubit-fifth-generation-quantum-annealer/

 

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro Will Show Warning if Non-Genuine Apple Display is Used for Repairs

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/09/25/iphone-11-non-genuine-display-warnings/

 

Bond Bridge by Olibra review: Bringing smart-home tech to dumb ceiling fans

The Bond Bridge is a pricey one-trick pony—but it’s a pretty good trick.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3435901/bond-bridge-review.html

 

The top 5 best offers for home media streaming devices, September 2019

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3438380/the-top-5-best-offers-for-home-media-streaming-devices-september-2019.html?utm_date=20190925022550

 

Android User? Delete These Apps Now

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10614/android-user-delete-these-apps-now

 

Google Maps, Waze, and Pandora now work natively with Siri on iOS 13

Siri just became a lot more useful while driving

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/19/20874772/apple-ios-13-siri-google-maps-waze-pandora-native-voice-control-features-updates

 

What Happens to Your Smarthome If the Internet Goes Down?

https://www.howtogeek.com/364149/what-happens-to-your-smarthome-if-the-internet-goes-down/

 

The Biggest Software Flops of All Time

Software is a funny thing. It weighs nothing, but takes dozens or even hundreds of people to make. And sometimes it just doesn't work out.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/345740/the-biggest-software-flops-of-all-time

 

7 fixes for a phone that keeps restarting or crashing

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

 

Integrate Weather Data on Your Homepage With Weatherstack API

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/weatherstack-api/

 

Alleged JPMorgan hacker set to plead guilty

Andrei Tyurin has reportedly been negotiating a plea deal with US authorities.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/16/alleged-jpmorgan-hacker-guilty-plea-report/

 

Everything we think we know about Microsoft's Surface 'Centaurus' foldable PC

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-centaurus-everything-we-know

 

Windows 10’s sweeping interface change Sets could be back on the horizon

One of the biggest changes Microsoft has previously mulled is allegedly back in business

https://www.techradar.com/news/windows-10s-sweeping-interface-change-sets-could-be-back-on-the-horizon

 

FCC accuses Sprint of defrauding Lifeline program

The agency says the carrier is taking a government subsidy for 850,000 subscribers who don't use the phone and broadband service aimed at low-income residents.

https://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-accuses-sprint-of-defrauding-lifeline-program/

 

Microsoft Bluetooth A2dp Source not working properly (Code 52)

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-bluetooth-a2dp-source-not-working-properly-code-52

 

How to create a backup plan to restore passwords if your system fails

Having multiple copies of your data is great, unless you can’t access passwords required to unlock them.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3432729/how-to-create-a-backup-plan-to-restore-passwords-if-your-system-fails.html

 

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode

Feature Kaspersky added in 2015 also made it possible to be ID'd across different browsers.

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/08/kaspersky-av-injected-unique-id-into-webpages-even-in-incognito-mode/

 

Delta Sues Vendor for Causing Data Breach

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/delta-sues-vendor-causing-data-breach

 

Swamping search results for reputation management

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-08-15.html

 

Phishing attacks: A guide for IT pros (free PDF)

https://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/phishing-attacks-a-guide-for-it-pros-free-pdf/

 

Report: Data Breach in Biometric Security Platform Affecting Millions of Users

https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/report-biostar2-leak/

 

AirPods have never been cheaper on Amazon than they are right now

https://bgr.com/2019/09/25/airpods-sale-on-amazon-lowest-prices/

 

Windows 10 ‘Reset this PC’ feature gets ‘Cloud Download’ option

Windows 10 now has a new option to download the installation from the cloud to reset devices to their default settings.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-reset-cloud-download-option/

 

Equifax, Capital One, and you: How to protect yourself from data breaches

https://blog.avast.com/data-breach-survival-guide

 

Gmail’s dark mode begins rolling out today

It will turn on automatically if you use dark mode on Android 10 or iOS 13

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/24/20881775/gmail-dark-mode-android-10-ios-13-release-app

 

How to Use the XLOOKUP Function in Microsoft Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/439286/how-to-use-the-xlookup-function-in-microsoft-excel/

 

What Do Kids Ask Smart Speakers?

Some children may never know a home that doesn't have a virtual member of the household. Smart speakers are just the beginning.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368651/what-do-kids-ask-smart-speakers

 

7 essential laptop maintenance tasks: Tips to clean your computer inside and out

https://videos.komando.com/watch/34830232/7-essential-laptop-maintenance-tasks-tips-to-clean-your-computer-inside-and-out-digital-life-hack

 

7 Reasons to Check Out Microsoft Launcher on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-launcher-android/

 

FCC approves Nexstar’s $6.4 billion acquisition of Tribune Media

As part of the deal, Nexstar will sell 21 of its channels.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/16/nexstar-tribune-media-fcc-approval-merger/

 

Pocket Casts upsets loyal customers as it switches lifetime purchases to three-year plans

Pocket Casts once stated, "If you like what you see, we'll ask you for $9. Just once." But that seems to no longer be the case.

https://www.windowscentral.com/pocket-casts-upsets-loyal-customers-takes-away-lifetime-purchases

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 review

The best Android tablet on the market

https://www.techradar.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-tab-s6-review

 

Amazon's new initiative wants to make it easier to use multiple voice assistants

Alexa's creator is teaming up with a host of tech companies for its new Voice Interoperability Initiative. Just not Google, Apple or Samsung.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazons-new-initiative-wants-to-make-it-easier-to-use-multiple-voice-assistants/

 

Monkeys Audio is a great free lossless compression software for your music files

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/monkeys-audio-compres-audio-files

 

Where to find app updates in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

They’re not gone, but they’re nested more deeply.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440125/where-to-find-app-updates-in-ios-13-and-ipados-13.html

 

The Dark Side of Russia: How New Internet Laws and Nationalism Fuel Russian Cybercrime

https://intsights.com/resources/how-new-internet-laws-and-nationalism-fuel-russian-cybercrime

 

3 Important Facts to Take Away From the New Data Security Law

https://blog.knowbe4.com/3-important-facts-to-take-away-from-the-new-data-security-law

 

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

 

How to protect your business from cyberattacks that exploit Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol

The industry wide use of Remote Desktop Protocol makes it a tempting target for hackers, says a new report from threat detection company Vectra.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-protect-your-business-from-cyberattacks-that-exploit-microsofts-remote-desktop-protocol/

 

Google’s Quantum Computer Breakthrough Not a Risk to Bitcoin, Says Dev

https://cointelegraph.com/news/googles-quantum-computer-breakthrough-not-a-risk-to-bitcoin-says-dev

 

Stop using Internet Explorer immediately; also, why are you still using Internet Explorer?

https://mashable.com/article/internet-explorer-vulnerability-just-stop-using-it/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2003 (20H1), MAY 2020 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 9/25: Windows 10 version 2003 (20H1) is expected to rollout during spring 2020, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2003-20h1-2020-update-features/

 

How Kevin Ashton named The Internet of Things

https://blog.avast.com/kevin-ashton-named-the-internet-of-things

 

Microsoft to hit 1 billion Windows 10 devices in 2020

900 million devices and counting

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/24/20881418/microsoft-devices-windows-10-billion-million

 

15 Special Characters You Need to Know for Bash

https://www.howtogeek.com/439199/15-special-characters-you-need-to-know-for-bash/

 

The Best Video Editing Software for 2019

Whether you're a weekend GoPro shooter or a full-time video professional, you need editing software that's powerful and easy to use. Here's how the best video editing software stacks up.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/291335/the-best-video-editing-software

 

Best free registry cleaner for Windows

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

 

How to Back Up Your Android Device Properly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/back-android-phone-today-late/

 

Samsung's 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab A hits an all-time low: $230

That's $100 off the regular price of this Android-powered tablet and the best deal to date.

https://www.cnet.com/news/samsungs-10-5-inch-galaxy-tab-a-hits-an-all-time-low-230/

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Australia is getting serious -- and seriously high-tech -- about catching distracted drivers (wonder when the U.S. will get it)

The Australian state of New South Wales is rolling out new cameras designed to catch you on your phone while you're driving.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/australia-new-south-wales-distracted-driver-cameras/

 

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 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/

 

How to Install Games on Your Computer

Get your game on PC, Mac, or Linux

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-install-games-on-your-computer-4691261

 

Thinkful confirms breach (guess they didn't think)

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/thinkful-confirms-breach/

 

Why Is There so Much Spam?

Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there's so much spam is simple: spam works.

https://askleo.com/why_is_there_so_much_spam/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I.Vh.tB4cpdfbL

 

How to Fix a Windows 10 Infinite Reboot Loop

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-windows-7-infinite-reboot-loop/

 

How to whiteout text in PDFs using DocHub and Google Docs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/21/how-to-whiteout-text-in-pdfs-using-dochub-and-google-docs/

 

Prevent SIM-Swapping Hackers From Stealing Your Phone Number—and the Rest of Your Identity

https://lifehacker.com/prevent-sim-swapping-hackers-from-stealing-your-phone-n-1838149833

 

How to always open Chrome in Guest Mode in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/open-chrome-in-the-guest-mode

 

How to uninstall Windows 10 version 1909 (a must read if your having unresolvable problems with Windows 10 1903)

If you're having problems with the Windows 10 19H2 update (version 1909), or you're not ready for the new upgrade, use these steps to remove it from your computer.

https://pureinfotech.com/uninstall-windows-10-1909/

 

How to Troubleshoot Your Slow PC

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/298645-how-to-troubleshoot-slow-pcs

 

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual medical clinic for employees

Health care represents a $3.5 trillion sector for Amazon, which is looking at ways to bring in technology ranging from cloud computing to medical record technology.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/amazon-launches-amazon-care-virtual-medical-clinic-employees-n1058346

 

Three Reasons You Should Stop Using Internet Explorer Right Now

Internet Explorer is no longer the default Windows browser, and very soon, the operating system will undergo another similar change.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/three-reasons-you-should-stop-using-internet-explorer-right-now-527534.shtml

 

'Easy to use': Ring Video Doorbell 2 and Ring Stick Up Cam are the smartest ways to keep your home safe — from $180

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/ring-video-doorbell-2-amazon-201223122.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

 

After Tariff Exemption, Apple to Manufacture New Mac Pro in Texas

Apple will build the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas, despite news reports that said production was headed to China. Apple CEO Tim Cook thanked the Trump administration for 'enabling this opportunity' via a recent tariff exemption.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370905/after-tariff-exemption-apple-to-manufacture-new-mac-pro-in

 

7 fixes for a phone that keeps restarting or crashing

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

 

Amazon's Ring wanted to use 911 calls to activate its video doorbells

The company worked with police and cities to build in this real-time feature, emails showed.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazons-ring-wanted-to-use-911-calls-to-activate-its-video-doorbells/

 

How iOS 13 Will Save Your iPhone’s Battery (by Not Fully Charging It)

https://www.howtogeek.com/423451/how-ios-13-will-protect-your-iphones-battery-by-charging-to-80/

 

How to Cancel a Print Job

Learn how to clear the printer queue

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-cancel-print-job-4590069

 

WeWork unsecured WiFi exposes documents

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/wework-unsecured-wifi-exposes-documents/

 

How to Move an Office 365 Subscription to Another Machine

The Microsoft Office 365 subscription model makes moving to a new machine very, very easy.

https://askleo.com/how-to-move-an-office-365-subscription-to-another-machine/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I.Vh.tB4cpdfbL

 

What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?

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

 

Google implements backward-forward cache in Chrome 79 Canary (when it is released as stable, this will help in speed of going back or back forward to the prior page or the back to the one you were looking at)

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/20/google-implements-backward-forward-cache-in-chrome-79-canary/

 

Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension

https://lifehacker.com/identify-ads-masquerading-as-real-headlines-with-this-c-1838149949

 

How to change Printer Port in Windows 10 the easy way

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-printer-port-in-windows

 

How to install optional updates on Windows 10

Do you need to download and install optional updates? Here's the answer to perform this task on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-optional-updates-windows-10/

 

The Eternal PC Question: Is It Better to Upgrade or to Buy a New System?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/298783-the-eternal-pc-question-is-it-better-to-upgrade-or-to-buy-a-new-system

 

Facebook agrees to acquire brain-computing start-up CTRL-labs

The startup will join Facebook Reality Labs, a division of the social media company that is working to develop augmented-reality smart glasses.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-agrees-acquire-brain-computing-start-ctrl-labs-n1058176

 

DTS Sound Unbound Now Available on Windows 10 Version 1903

The official DTS Sound Unbound app has finally made it to the Microsoft Store and Windows 10 version 1903 users can download it right now free of charge.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/dts-sound-unbound-now-available-on-windows-10-version-1903-527531.shtml

 

How to Unlock Your Phone From Any Major Carrier

https://news.yahoo.com/unlock-phone-major-carrier-102129859.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

 

Cyberwar Is Here: Are You Ready?

The US government now has the authority to unleash on its enemies some of the most powerful cyber weapons at its disposal. But what do our adversaries have planne

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370753/cyberwar-is-here-are-you-ready

 

Which devices are more prone to viruses?

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

 

Our Alexa event wishlist: Better security, and maybe even an Alexa robot

Amazon loves to surprise us with new hardware and software announcements at its yearly September event. Here's what we'll be watching for.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazons-alexa-event-heres-everything-we-want-to-see/

 

10 Ways To Free Up Disk Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/184091/5-ways-to-free-up-disk-space-on-a-mac/

 

How to Reset the Admin Password in Windows 10

Windows 10 needs an administrator. Here's how to become one.

https://www.lifewire.com/reset-windows-10-admin-password-4589065

 

Attackers leveraging WS-Discovery protocol to amplify attacks

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/attackers-leveraging-ws-discovery-protocol-to-amplify-attacks/

 

What Windows Startup Programs Do I Need?

Windows startup is a complex process further complicated by the number of programs that add themselves to the list. Paring it down takes work.

https://askleo.com/what_windows_startup_programs_do_i_need/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I.Vh.tB4cpdfbL

 

How to Create Your Own Private Self-Hosted Read-It-Later App

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/self-hosted-read-later-app/

 

Will Microsoft launch a consumer Microsoft 365 subscription product?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/20/will-microsoft-launch-a-consumer-microsoft-365-subscription-product/

 

Use This Hack to Create 'Dark Mode' Timers in Android 10

https://lifehacker.com/use-this-hack-to-create-dark-mode-timers-in-android-10-1838101522

 

Outlook.com: Something went wrong and we can’t sign you in right now

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/outlook-com-something-went-wrong

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2003 (20H1), MAY 2020 UPDATE: ALL THE NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 9/20: Windows 10 version 2003 (20H1) is expected to rollout during spring 2020, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2003-20h1-2020-update-features/

 

IBM Preps 53-Qubit Quantum Computer for Launch in October (is this the future of computing?)

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/298719-ibm-preps-53-qubit-quantum-computer-for-launch-in-october

 

How to Create a Bootable USB Recovery Drive in Windows 10

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

 

Microsoft Issues Emergency Update to Fix Actively-Exploited IE RCE Vulnerability

Microsoft has released an out-of-band security update to resolve a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that the company says is already being exploited in the wild.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-issues-emergency-update-to-fix-actively-exploited-ie-rce-vulnerability-527526.shtml

 

The 10 best 4K TVs under $500 — including the smartest deals for gaming, streaming and sports

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/best-tvs-under-500-dollars-220910284.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

 

AMD's 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X Chip Gets Delayed to November

The good news is that AMD has confirmed a third-generation Threadripper chip is also arriving in November. However, it'll land with 24 cores, not 32, as some might have hoped.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370890/amds-16-core-ryzen-9-3950x-chip-gets-delayed-to-november

 

How AI could change catfishing

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

 

iOS 13.1 is already here. Everything new and how to get it on your iPhone or iPad

It's true, another update is ready for your iOS device.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ios-13-1-is-already-here-everything-new-and-how-to-get-it-on-your-iphone-and-ipad/

 

The Best New Features in iOS 13, Available Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/440039/the-best-new-features-in-ios-13/

 

How to Tag Files in Windows 10

Add tags to files to make finding them easier in Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/tag-files-in-windows-4587240

 

Apple iOS 13.1 will fix location privacy bug, lockscreen bypass exploit

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apple-ios-13-1-will-fix-location-privacy-bug-lockscreen-bypass-exploit/

 

How to Get Email with Attachments Delivered

Emailing attachments -- particularly large files -- is getting more and more difficult as ISPs limit size and scan for malware.

https://askleo.com/how-to-get-email-with-attachments-delivered/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=I.Vh.tB4cpdfbL

 

The 5 Best Chromebook Clipboard Managers to Maximize Productivity

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chromebook-clipboard-managers/

 

Microsoft releases new open source font Cascadia Code

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/19/microsoft-releases-new-open-source-font-cascadia-code/

 

Everything You Should Do Before Updating Your iPhone to iOS 13

https://lifehacker.com/everything-you-should-do-before-updating-your-iphone-to-1838252253

 

Better ways to manage & control Volume in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/manage-control-change-sound-in-windows-10

 

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

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

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

 

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-file-a-claim-for-the-yahoo-breach-settlement-1838251117

 

How to Compress or Uncompress Windows 10 with Compact OS

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22088-compress-uncompress-windows-10-compact-os.html

 

Enable Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) Protection in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft is no stranger to the fight against the so-called Potentially Unwanted Applications, or PUA as they are often referred to, as the software giant has long tried to keep its customers protected against such threats.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/enable-potentially-unwanted-application-protection-pua-in-microsoft-edge-527516.shtml

 

Fitbit is reportedly considering a sale, Google named as a possible buyer

https://news.yahoo.com/fitbit-reportedly-considering-sale-google-203424702.html

 

How Intel Unlocks the Powerful Potential of Diversity in Cybersecurity

Sparking cultural shifts within an organization -- and throughout an entire industry -- can feel like a monumental task, but the juice is well worth the squeeze.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/how-intel-unlocks-the-powerful-potential-of-diversity-in-cybersecurity/a/d-id/1335766

 

Trump Lifts Tariffs on Certain PC Computer Parts

On Friday, the US Trade Representative granted one-year exemptions on dozens of Chinese imports on which President Trump had previously imposed a 25 percent tariff.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370880/trump-lifts-tariffs-on-certain-pc-computer-parts

 

New computer? Easy ways to transfer old files

https://www.komando.com/tips/563410/new-computer-heres-how-to-transfer-old-files-to-the-new

 

Nuclear weapons lab buys D-Wave's next-gen quantum computer (I think we will be hearing more on Quantum Computing)

Los Alamos National Laboratory will install D-Wave's 5,000-qubit Advantage system in 2020.

https://www.cnet.com/news/nuclear-weapons-lab-buys-d-wave-next-gen-quantum-computer/

 

5 open source speed-reading applications

Train yourself to read text faster with these five apps.

https://opensource.com/article/19/8/speed-reading-open-source?sc_cid=7013a000002CvuUAAS

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iPhone 11 Alert: Apple Accident Reveals New Upgrades

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/09/22/apple-iphone-11-pro-max-upgrade-smart-battery-case-iphone-xs-max-xr-update/

 

7 monthly laptop maintenance tasks you should be doing

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

 

Verizon taps blockchain technology to replace SIM cards

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/verizon-taps-blockchain-technology-replace-173047068.html

 

Windows 7 Voting Systems to Get Free Security Updates Through 2020 Elections

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-7-voting-systems-to-get-free-security-updates-through-2020-elections/

 

15 Special Characters You Need to Know for Bash

https://www.howtogeek.com/439199/15-special-characters-you-need-to-know-for-bash/

 

Wine Developers Concerned With Ubuntu Dropping 32-bit Support With Ubuntu 19.10

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/wine-developers-concerned-with-ubuntu.html

 

Twitter discloses another 10,000 accounts suspended for fomenting political discord globally

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/20/twitter-discloses-another-10000-accounts-suspended-for-fomenting-political-discord-globally/

 

How to tell if your Windows 10 license type is OEM, Retail, or Volume

You can quickly and easily check the type of Windows 10 license installed on your device. Here's how.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-determine-if-license-oem-retail-volume-windows-10

 

How to Adjust Mouse Sensitivity in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-adjust-mouse-sensitivity-in-windows-10/

 

Acer Nitro 5 (2019) review: A great budget-conscious laptop, at least for the moment

It's a great option if you enjoy light gaming and wouldn't mind upgrading in a few years.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3435358/acer-nitro-5-an515-54-51m5-2019-review.html

 

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

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

 

Try These Spam Fighting Tips

https://askbobrankin.com/try_these_spam_fighting_tips.html

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Microsoft Edge

If you mistakenly allowed a site to track your location, use these steps to change the settings on Microsoft Edge Chromium to revoke the site permission to track your location.

https://pureinfotech.com/block-website-tracking-location-microsoft-edge/

 

Apple Watch Series 5 reviews praise the always-on display, but battery life is a ‘compromise’

You'll still likely need to charge it once a day.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3439756/apple-watch-series-5-review-roundup.html

 

Apple’s new iPhone 11s mean the two-year upgrade cycle is officially dead

Initial reviews of the new iPhones praised their cameras and battery life but generally recommended holding on to older phones

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apples-new-iphone-11s-mean-the-two-year-upgrade-cycle-is-officially-dead-2019-09-17?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

How to move all your data to your new iPhone

Recent updates make it easier than ever

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20871131/data-transfer-new-iphone-11-pro-max-ios-how-to

 

Samsung’s latest trolling campaign shows that it might be more afraid of Huawei than Apple

https://bgr.com/2019/09/21/galaxy-note-10-vs-mate-30-pro-samsung-attacks-google-less-huawei/

 

The Morning After: The iPhone 11 reviews are in

Pro, standard or is this a year you can skip the upgrade altogether?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/the-morning-after/

 

Alcatel Go Flip 3: The Flip Phone You Never Knew You Wanted

Alcatel's new 4G flip phone looks to offer higher-quality calls than its previous model, and it supports key messaging apps like WhatsApp.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370829/alcatel-go-flip-3-the-flip-phone-you-never-knew-you-wanted

 

How to spot gas pump skimmers that steal from you

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

 

Myth-busting: Unmask these four privacy untruths to protect yourself online

https://news.yahoo.com/myth-busting-unmask-four-privacy-100012010.html

 

Windows 7 and Server 2008 Get 0patch Security Fixes After EoS

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-7-and-server-2008-get-0patch-security-fixes-after-eos/

 

How to Use a Mouse With Your iPad or iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/439828/how-to-use-a-mouse-with-your-ipad-or-iphone/

 

rga: Search Text In PDF, Ebooks, Office Documents, Archives And More (ripgrep Wrapper)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/rga-search-text-in-pdf-ebooks-office.html

 

The emergence of super apps in Latin America

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/19/the-emergence-of-the-super-apps-in-latin-america/

 

Windows Defender bug causing Quick and Full scans to fail

Microsoft confirmed that manual and scheduled scans with Windows Defender are impacted by a bug.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-defender-bug-causing-quick-and-full-scans-fail

 

How to Install Windows Precision Drivers on Any Laptop

https://www.techjunkie.com/install-windows-precision-drivers/

 

Check out these enticing deals on GPU-less AMD and Intel CPUs

The Ryzen 7 2700X is just $198 on Amazon, while you can get the Core i5-9400F for $130 from Newegg.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3440097/check-out-todays-discounts-on-these-gpu-less-amd-and-intel-cpus.html

 

How to Choose a Gaming Monitor

https://www.maketecheasier.com/choose-gaming-monitor/

 

[IMPORTANT] Here's How to Protect Your Router

https://askbobrankin.com/important_heres_how_to_protect_your_router.html

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Google Chrome

Did you allow a website to track your location by mistake using Chrome? Don't worry, here are the steps to change the settings to block the site.

https://pureinfotech.com/block-website-tracking-location-google-chrome/

 

Apple Watch Series 5: Five things you need to know

The Series 5 is an iterative release, but adds several welcome features including an always-on display.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3437400/apple-watch-series-5-price-features-specs-release-date.html

 

Silicon Valley’s final frontier for mobile payments — ‘the neoliberal takeover of the human body’

Ditching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate America

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-technology-that-should-finally-make-your-wallet-obsolete-2019-09-06?siteid=yhoof2&yptr=yahoo

 

Google Chrome is getting way better tab management soon

It’s finally catching up to rival browsers

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20875441/google-chrome-tab-management-improvements-color-customization-features

 

New code in iOS 13 points to Apple’s ongoing work on a pair of AR-powered glasses

https://bgr.com/2019/09/20/ios-13-augmented-reality-glasses-startest-testing-app/

 

Uber's RideCheck safety feature goes live across the US

The company plans to make the feature available in other countries.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/uber-ridecheck-live-us/

 

Will Deleting FaceApp Make You Safe Again?

The hysteria about FaceApp privacy is mostly overblown, but the app does some shady things that many other apps do, too. Senior Security Analyst Max Eddy examines whether deleting apps like FaceApp can restore your privacy.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/369760/does-deleting-faceapp-make-you-safe-again

 

5 hidden Microsoft Word tricks that will make you stand up and cheer

https://www.komando.com/tips/573597/5-hidden-microsoft-word-tricks-that-will-make-you-stand-up-and-cheer

 

Apple's latest iPhones support a new WiFi standard that's faster and better — but you don't need to rush and buy a new router

https://news.yahoo.com/apples-latest-iphones-support-wifi-120000684.html

 

Twitter Removes State-backed Actors Conducting Information Campaigns

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/twitter-removes-state-backed-actors-conducting-information-campaigns/

 

How to Back Up and Restore Your Chrome Bookmarks Locally

https://www.howtogeek.com/440339/how-to-back-up-and-restore-your-chrome-bookmarks-locally/

 

Fix Can't Login After Logout With Gnome / GDM3 On Ubuntu

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/fix-cant-login-after-logout-with-gnome.html

 

Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the US and Japan

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/19/twitter-launches-its-controversial-hide-replies-feature-in-the-u-s-and-japan/

 

Microsoft and Nextlink Internet partner to improve broadband access for around 1 million people

Around one million people could receive broadband access by utilizing white space and other technologies.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-and-nextlink-internet-partner-improve-broadband-access-1-million-people

 

How to Browse and Open Folders and Files with Google Chrome

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

 

HP S430c 43.4-inch Curved Ultrawide monitor: This eye-popping 4K display controls two PCs at once

This gorgeous, curved display makes your two-monitor setup look obsolete.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439396/hp-s430c-43-4-inch-curved-ultrawide-monitor.html

 

What to Expect on a 5G Phone?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/5g-phone-capabilities/

 

Geekly Update - 18 September 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_18_september_2019.html

 

How to set a static IP address on FreeNAS

You should use an static IP address configuration to your FreeNAS server, and here's why and how to do it on version 11.2 and higher.

https://pureinfotech.com/set-static-ip-address-freenas/

 

Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3252155/best-smart-speakers.html

 

Apple’s new iPhone 11s mean the two-year upgrade cycle is officially dead

Initial reviews of the new iPhones praised their cameras and battery life but generally recommended holding on to older phones

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apples-new-iphone-11s-mean-the-two-year-upgrade-cycle-is-officially-dead-2019-09-17

 

100,000 free AI-generated headshots put stock photo companies on notice

For all your royalty-free photo needs

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/20/20875362/100000-fake-ai-photos-stock-photography-royalty-free

 

The upgraded, faster version of Amazon’s best-selling Wi-Fi extender is still down to $19.99

https://bgr.com/2019/09/20/wifi-range-extender-amazon-sale-still-available/

 

FCC approves first commercial use of 3.5GHz band

A group of five administrators will begin initial commercial deployment.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/17/fcc-approves-first-commercial-use-of-3-5ghz-band/

 

TCL: We'll Unveil Our Folding Phones Next Year

TV maker TCL has been working on folding phones for a while and will show them off early next year, but 90Hz displays aren't in the works.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370831/tcl-well-unveil-our-folding-phones-next-year

 

Best free video editing program for Windows, Mac, Linux

https://www.komando.com/downloads/576090/best-free-video-editing-program-for-windows-mac-linux

 

5 recent hacks that show smartphones are more vulnerable than we thought

https://news.yahoo.com/5-recent-hacks-show-smartphones-125500158.html

 

Windows 10 is Getting a New Optional Update Experience

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

 

How to Install Windows 95 in a Virtual Machine

https://www.howtogeek.com/329301/how-to-install-windows-95-in-a-virtual-machine/

 

How To Backup Google Photos To Your Computer With gphotos-sync

gphotos-sync is a command line tool for backing up Google Photos (including separate albums) using the Google Photos Library API, for Linux, macOS and Windows. Use it periodically to grab all newly added photos, keeping a complete Google Photos backup on a server or desktop.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/06/how-to-backup-google-photos-to-your.html

 

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera

A sizeable investment in a future where you'll be happy you got the best 360 photos possible

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/19/ricohs-theta-z1-is-the-first-truly-premium-consumer-360-camera/

 

How to check your PC's full specifications on Windows 10

This guide gives you a complete overview of your PC specs and system information on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-check-your-computer-full-specifications-windows-10

 

How To Delete your Viewing History in VLC

https://www.techjunkie.com/delete-history-vlc/

 

Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and USB models

We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3075020/best-wireless-keyboards.html

 

How to Generate SSH Public/Private Keys on Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/generate-ssh-public-private-keys-windows/

 

What to do when your iPhone says an app has been using your location in the background

https://qz.com/1713581/what-to-do-when-an-iphone-app-is-using-your-location-in-the-background/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 with clean install

Windows 7 end of life is on January 2020, it's time to upgrade to Windows 10. In this guide, you'll learn to steps to make the leap using a clean installation.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-windows-7-windows-10-clean-install/

 

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

 

A deepfake pioneer says 'perfectly real' manipulated videos are just 6 months away

https://www.businessinsider.com/perfectly-real-deepfake-videos-6-months-away-deepfake-pioneer-says-2019-9

 

Zuckerberg’s visit to DC shows how high the stakes are getting for Facebook

Some problems can only be solved face to face

https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/9/20/20874287/zuckerberg-dc-visit-hawley-trump-antitrust-investigations

 

Someone just confirmed an unreleased iPhone accessory while digging through iOS 13 code

https://bgr.com/2019/09/20/iphone-11-specs-ios-13-leak-reveals-what-u1-chip-might-really-do/

 

Russia reportedly breached encrypted FBI comms in 2010

The Obama administration seized two US compounds in response.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/16/russia-breached-fbi-communications/

 

Why Google Can't Solve the Privacy Paradox

Google has said that privacy and security are the focus for Android Q and many of its other releases this year, but Senior Security Analyst Max Eddy explains that a company built on mapping and sorting data can't deliver perfect privacy.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/369583/why-google-cant-solve-the-privacy-paradox

 

4 ways to make money from your used printer cartridges

https://www.komando.com/tips/577056/4-ways-to-make-money-from-your-used-printer-cartridges

 

10 ways to make your phone safer, according to security experts

https://news.yahoo.com/10-ways-phone-safer-according-124700105.html

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