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Sat 1755 10/05/2019

Microsoft releases even more patches for the CVE-2019-1367 IE zero-day, and the bugs are having a field day

Ten days ago, Microsoft released a half-fast set of manual patches aimed at fending off a newly described and “Exploited” Internet Explorer zero-day. Bugs crawled out of the woodwork. Yesterday, Microsoft finally released a true “out-of-band” fix. It, too, has lots of bugs — but this time it’s serious.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3444177/microsoft-releases-even-more-patches-for-the-cve-2019-1367-ie-zero-day-and-the-bugs-are-having-a-fi.html

 

How Does Facial Recognition Technology Work? – 5 Real World Use Cases

How does facial recognition technology work, and how is it used today? We provide five real-world examples and list the pros and cons of these systems.

https://blokt.com/guides/facial-recognition

 

6 ways to block robotexts and spam messages on your phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/584426/block-spam-text-messages

 

Two big changes in iOS 13 are making iPhone users furious, but I’ll show you how to fix them

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/ios-13-bugs-problems-how-to-fix-rearrange-apps-cursor/

 

A cybersecurity expert describes the underground hacker network where stolen usernames and passwords are 'traded like Pokémon cards'

https://news.yahoo.com/cybersecurity-expert-describes-underground-hacker-154950842.html

 

How to Find and Add Citations in Google Docs

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

 

Play Music on 2 Devices Using Your Samsung Galaxy Phone

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

 

Quickly Scan and Transcribe Business Cards With This App

https://lifehacker.com/quickly-scan-and-transcribe-business-cards-with-this-ap-1838810646

 

Microsoft releases cumulative updates for all Windows versions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/04/microsoft-releases-cumulative-updates-for-all-windows-versions/

 

MasterMana Botnet Shows Trouble Comes at Low Cost

For less than $200, attackers were able to infect thousands of systems, stealing user credentials, cryptocurrency wallets, and web histories, an analysis finds.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/mastermana-botnet-shows-trouble-comes-at-low-cost/d/d-id/1335970

 

How to Create a Virtual Machine in Windows 10

Put Microsoft's Hyper-V to work for you

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-virtual-machine-windows-10-4770680

 

Ransomware grows more lucrative

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/ransomware-grows-more-lucrative/

 

The New Surface Pro X Debuts Microsoft’s SQ1 ARM-Based Processor

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299517-microsoft-surface-pro-x-debuts-microsofts-sq1-arm-based-processor

 

U.S., U.K. sign deal to access data from tech companies like Facebook and Google

Currently, authorities must go through government agencies to access such evidence from companies, which the officials said can take “years.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/u-s-u-k-sign-deal-access-data-tech-companies-n1062361

 

Deep Fusion rises and the 2020 MacBook Pro could get a key new technology

Rumors of next year's iPad Pro and MacBook Pro models are already surfacing.

https://www.cnet.com/news/deep-fusion-rises-the-2020-macbook-pro-could-get-a-key-new-technology/

 

Download Official Microsoft PowerToys for Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/download-official-microsoft-powertoys-for-windows-10/

 

How to Back Up Your Android Device Properly

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

 

How to Fix the Start Menu Broken Down by Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4524147

Microsoft has released new cumulative updates for Windows 10 on October 3 in order to correct a bug breaking down printing and resolve an error encountered when installing Features on Demand.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-the-start-menu-broken-down-by-windows-10-cumulative-update-kb4524147-527697.shtml

 

Windows Admin Center - Centrally manage all your Windows 10 PCs

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/113966-windows-admin-center-centrally-manage-all-your-windows-10-pcs.html

 

Windows 10 build 18990 (20H1) releases with changes

Latest 20H1 preview for Windows 10 ships with tweaks and minor improvements — Here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-18990-20h1/

 

Best way to preserve what's priceless

https://www.komando.com/tips/458726/sponsored-best-way-to-preserve-whats-priceless

 

How to Switch and Tweak Your Apple Watch Faces

Change your watch face to fit the moment and customize certain faces with a different look. Here's how to give your Apple Watch display your own personal touch.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/358777/how-to-switch-and-tweak-your-apple-watch-faces

 

Google found a serious Android flaw affecting Pixel, Samsung and Huawei phones

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-04-google-zero-day-android-pixel-samsung-huawei.html

 

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/

 

Disable Bloatware for Free on Your Galaxy Note 10 or 10+

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/disable-bloatware-for-free-your-galaxy-note-10-10-0207598/

 

How Can I Find Out If Someone’s Stealing My Wifi?

https://lifehacker.com/how-can-i-find-out-if-someone-s-stealing-my-wi-fi-5738123

 

Calibre 4.0 e-book manager is out

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/05/calibre-4-0-e-book-manager-is-out/

 

How Private Are You?

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/how-private-are-you/b/d-id/1335969

 

How to Get Classic Solitaire for Windows 10

Download Microsoft Solitaire for free and play the popular PC game

https://www.lifewire.com/get-classic-solitaire-for-windows-10-4770817

 

New checkm8 exploit can jailbreak millions of iOS devices

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/new-checkm8-exploit-can-jailbreak-millions-of-ios-devices/

 

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 Retains Existing Design With Upgraded Internals

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299505-microsoft-surface-pro-7

 

AG Barr to Facebook: We need 'lawful access' to users' digital messages to fight crime

Facebook acknowledges the needs of law enforcement but wants to protect its users from unwanted snooping.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/ag-barr-facebook-we-need-lawful-access-users-digital-messages-n1062281

 

iPhone 11 vs. iPhone XR: Which phone is the better buy for the price?

Apple’s latest iPhone 11 has new features and costs $100 more than last year’s iPhone XR. But it might not be worth buying.

https://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-11-vs-iphone-xr-which-phone-the-better-buy-for-price/

 

[Software Update] Google Chrome 77 Stable Version Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-google-chrome-latest-version/

 

7 Key Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

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

 

Users Call for Microsoft to Bring the Windows 10X Start Button to Windows 10

Microsoft took the wraps off Windows 10X earlier this week as its new platform to power dual-screen and foldable devices.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/users-call-for-microsoft-to-bring-the-windows-10x-start-button-to-windows-10-527709.shtml

 

Macrium viBoot - Create Virtual Machine using Macrium Image

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/52676-macrium-viboot-create-virtual-machine-using-macrium-image.html

 

Windows 10 build 18995 (20H1) releases with new features

Microsoft outs new Windows 10 20H1 (Vibranium) update for devices, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-18995-20h1/

 

Cut down the amount of spam in your inbox

https://www.komando.com/tips/585650/cut-down-the-amount-of-spam-in-your-inbox

 

US to Demand Facebook Halt Encryption on Messaging

The letter represents the Justice Department's latest push to reignite the encryption debate and compel Silicon Valley to create a 'government backdoor' into their technology products.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371144/us-to-demand-facebook-halt-encryption-on-messaging

 

Microsoft is right: Dual displays are a safer bet than folding screens

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-03-surface-neo-duo-dual-displays-foldables.html

 

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/

 

Force-Enable Dark Mode in Gmail for Android Right Now

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/force-enable-dark-mode-gmail-for-android-right-now-0205797/

 

How the Leaked Pixel 4 Stacks Up to Other Smartphones

https://lifehacker.com/how-the-leaked-pixel-4-stacks-up-against-other-smartpho-1838782478

 

Firefox 71: set a custom private browsing search engine

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/05/firefox-71-set-a-custom-private-browsing-search-engine/

 

The Inestimable Values of an Attacker's Mindset & Alex Trebek

Akamai security architect Marc Pardee tells the story of cutting his security teeth as an NSA intern and why all cybersecurity professionals can benefit from learning how to break things.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/the-inestimable-values-of-an-attackers-mindset-and-alex-trebek/b/d-id/1335952

 

How to Move Between Open Windows with Alt + Tab Switching

Navigate between open apps with the keyboard in Windows 10, 8, and 7

https://www.lifewire.com/move-between-open-windows-with-alt-tab-switching-3123807

 

PHP update fixes arbitrary code execution flaw, 9 other bugs

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/php-update-fixes-arbitrary-code-execution-flaw-9-other-bugs/

 

Intel’s Cascade Lake X-Series Will Slash Prices 50 Percent

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299445-intels-cascade-lake-x-series-will-slash-prices-boost-high-end-desktop-features

 

Motorola, known for cellphones, is fast becoming a major player in government surveillance and artificial intelligence

Motorola Solutions is among the tech firms racing to deliver new ways of monitoring the public.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/motorola-company-known-cellphones-fast-becoming-major-player-government-surveillance-n1059551

 

What to do with your old Android phone once you've bought a new one

Sure, you could sell it or trade it in. But you could also turn it into something useful for your home.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/what-to-do-with-your-old-android-phone-once-youve-bought-a-new-one/

 

Google found a serious Android flaw affecting Pixel, Samsung and Huawei phones

It impacts devices running Android 8.x and later versions.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/04/google-zero-day-android-pixel-samsung-huawei/

 

How to Make an Old Mac, MacBook, or iMac Faster

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/make-old-mac-feel-like-new/

 

Try Out Mozilla Firefox’s Second Search Engine for Private Browsing

I said it before and I’m going to say it again now: Vivaldi is one of the most advanced browsers out there, and despite running on Chromium, the same engine that powers Chrome, it comes with so many features that it’s almost impossible not to like it.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/try-out-mozilla-firefox-s-second-search-engine-for-private-browsing-527682.shtml

 

Virtual Machine - Troubleshoot Performance Issues

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141757-virtual-machine-troubleshoot-performance-issues.html

 

How to check if Windows 10 version 1909 (19H2) is installed on your PC

Version 1909 is the next major refresh of Windows 10, but is it already installed on your PC? Here's how to find out.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-windows-10-1903-19h2-installed/

 

This virus can steal the data saved in your browser

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/588920/this-virus-can-steal-the-data-saved-in-your-browser

 

The Best Gear for Vinyl Lovers

Analog audio doesn't have to be low-tech. If you want to listen to your favorite albums on vinyl, here's the best—and most modern—equipment for it.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/371018/the-best-gear-for-vinyl-lovers

 

Watch Samsung's Galaxy Fold fall woefully short of 200,000 folds

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-04-samsung-galaxy-fold-test-durability.html

 

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/

 

Turn Your Galaxy Note 10+ into a Google Pixel

https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/turn-your-galaxy-note-10-into-google-pixel-0207399/

 

How Do I Get Safari to Use 1Password Instead of Keychain?

https://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-get-safari-to-use-1password-instead-of-keychai-1838748168

 

Make any program stay on top of other windows with PinWin

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/04/make-any-program-stay-on-top-of-other-windows-with-pinwin/

 

Cisco Webex & Zoom Bug Lets Attackers Spy on Conference Calls

The "Prying-Eye" vulnerability could let intruders scan for unprotected meeting IDs and snoop on conference calls.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/cisco-webex-and-zoom-bug-lets-attackers-spy-on-conference-calls/d/d-id/1335967

 

How to Use the F Keys on a Mac

Take advantage of your Mac's function keys

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-f-keys-on-mac-4707222

 

Disinformation campaigns cheap and easy to launch: Recorded Future

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/disinformation-campaigns-cheap-and-easy-to-launch-recorded-future/

 

Subtext: The Game That Hacks Your Mind

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/299301-subtext-the-game-that-hacks-your-mind

 

Trolls for hire: Russia's freelance disinformation firms offer propaganda with a professional touch

Firms charged varying prices for services, such as $8 for a social media post, $100 per 10 comments made on an article or post and $65 for contacting a media source.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/trolls-hire-russia-s-freelance-disinformation-firms-offer-propaganda-professional-n1060781

 

Ring Indoor Cam vs. Wyze Cam

Startups like Wyze kicked off the cheap security camera trend. Now larger companies like Ring are catching on.

https://www.cnet.com/news/ring-indoor-cam-vs-wyze-cam/

 

Net neutrality is alive and well after this week’s crushing court defeat

https://qz.com/1721633/us-net-neutralitys-crushing-defeat-this-week-may-end-up-saving-it/?yptr=yahoo

 

Kodibuntu Is Dead? Turn Any Linux PC Into an HTPC Without It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/kodibuntu-linux-htpc/

 

QuickDiag

Quickly scan your computer and view a detailed report regarding hardware and software components by turning to this lightweight tool

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

 

How to Reinstall and Re-register All Built-in Windows Apps in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3175-reinstall-re-register-apps-windows-10-a.html

 

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/

 

Scam alert: Beware of using your smart device to look up a phone number

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/588926/scam-alert-beware-of-using-your-smart-device-to-look-up-a-phone-number

 

21 Hidden iOS 13 Features You'll Want to Try

A new iPhone operating system always generates news, but what about the iOS 13 features Apple hasn't made a big deal about? Here's what you need to check out.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/371021/21-hidden-ios-13-features-you-ll-want-to-try

 

Print a website without the ads and junk

https://news.yahoo.com/print-website-without-ads-junk-090023940.html

 

Your cable company REALLY doesn’t want you to know about this $59 box

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/cable-modem-amazon-deal-all-isps/

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Warning: FDA identifies 11 scary security flaws in medical devices

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/601646/warning-fda-identifies-scary-security-flaws-in-medical-devices

 

What Are the Top Social Security Scams Targeted at the Elderly?

https://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/020415/what-are-top-social-security-scams-targeted-elderly.asp

 

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks Damage iPhone 11, Massive iOS 13 Problems, Powerful MacBook Pro Ignored

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewanspence/2019/10/04/apple-news-headlines-iphone-se2-iphone-11-iphone-12-macos13-bugs-broken-macbook-pro-mistake/

 

Razer Huntsman Elite upgraded with speedy linear optical switches

Razer's fastest switches yet are now available on the Huntsman Elite.

https://www.windowscentral.com/razer-huntsman-elite-upgraded-speedy-linear-optical-switches

 

How to increase productivity: 10 tips to get the most from your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/increase-mac-productivity

 

These Apple AirPod-inspired Bluetooth earbuds are just $25 today

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3441981/these-apple-airpod-inspired-bluetooth-earbuds-are-just-25-today.html

 

Amazon Prime Video returns to Apple's App Store after mysterious disappearance

Amazon's Prime Video app has returned after a "glitch" took it off the App Store.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-prime-video-returns-to-apples-app-store-after-mysterious-disappearance/

 

How to turn a second hand PC into a gaming beast

Make easy upgrades for a cheap, reliable machine

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-turn-a-second-hand-pc-into-a-gaming-beast

 

OverGrive is the Linux Google Drive client you've been waiting for

Install one of the best Google Drive sync tools made specifically for the Linux desktop.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/overgrive-is-the-linux-google-drive-client-youve-been-waiting-for/

 

Office 365 to Get Automated Incident Response for Hacked Accounts

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/office-365-to-get-automated-incident-response-for-hacked-accounts/

 

Facebook images not loading? Try these working fixes!

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/facebook-images-not-loading-try-these-working-fixes

 

The lack of cybersecurity talent is ‘a national security threat,’ says DHS official

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/03/lack-cybersecurity-professionals-threat-dhs/

 

How to Show On-Screen Key Presses on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/show-on-screen-key-presses-macos/

 

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

 

Get Hands-On With the Best Touchscreen Laptops Out Now

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/hands-best-touchscreen-laptops-160000498.html

 

How this week’s net neutrality ruling can move the fight for an open internet forward

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/3/20895909/net-neutrality-mozilla-fcc-appeals-court-ruling-state-open-internet-law-legal-questions

 

Two big changes in iOS 13 are making iPhone users furious, but I’ll show you how to fix them

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/ios-13-bugs-problems-how-to-fix-rearrange-apps-cursor/

 

New Galaxy Fold Hands-on: 5 Things I Love and 3 Things I Hate

Is it worth $2,000 now?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/new-galaxy-fold-hands-on-5-things-i-like-and-3-things-i-hate

 

How to control Xbox One with voice using Google Assistant

Do you want to control your Xbox One with voice commands using Android? Best answer, set up the Xbox Action for Google Assistant and ask away — Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/control-xbox-one-voice-google-assistant/

 

Microsoft: Iranian Hackers Targeted US Presidential Campaign

Microsoft recently observed the suspected Iranian hackers trying to break into 241 customer accounts with Microsoft services, some of which belonged to people associated with a 2020 US presidential campaign.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371161/microsoft-iranian-hackers-targeted-us-presidential-campaign

 

Apple releases its third iOS update in 2 weeks - here's why you need the latest version

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/601559/how-download-ios13-1-2-and-why

 

OneDrive Personal Vault secure storage now available worldwide

Now you've got an extra layer of security for your most sensitive files in OneDrive.

https://www.windowscentral.com/onedrive-personal-vault-secure-storage-now-available-worldwide

 

How to speed up Firefox on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/speed-up-firefox-mac

 

Get these workout-friendly wireless earbuds for less than $30 today

Featuring an IPX8 waterproof rating, and garnering 4.6 stars in Amazon reviews, these Enacfire true wireless earbuds have hit an all-time low price.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3442358/get-these-workout-friendly-wireless-earbuds-for-less-than-30-today.html

 

Yahoo may owe you $358 or more as a part of its data breach settlement

That email Yahoo sent you is legit. If you had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016, you could be eligible for a settlement claim as the result of a data hack.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/yahoo-may-owe-you-358-or-more-as-a-part-of-its-data-breach-settlement/

 

Apple AirPod alternatives: These are the best true wireless earbuds around

With these true wireless earbuds you can ditch the cable for good

https://www.techradar.com/news/best-true-wireless-earbuds-the-best-airpod-alternatives-around

 

Top 5 tips to prevent ransomware

Ransomware continues to present a real cybersecurity threat. Tom Merritt offers five ways you can prevent it from affecting your business.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-5-tips-to-prevent-ransomware/

 

Windows 10 Version 1903 Now in Broad Deployment, Available to Everyone

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-version-1903-now-in-broad-deployment-available-to-everyone/

 

Hyper-V Network adapter not connected in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-hyper-v-network-adapter-not-connected

 

Facebook is being leaned on by US, UK, Australia to ditch its end-to-end encryption expansion plan

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/03/facebook-is-being-leant-on-by-us-uk-australia-to-ditch-its-end-to-end-encryption-expansion-plan/

 

With the Increase in Package Deliveries, Are You Concerned with Theft?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/writers-opinion-increase-package-deliveries-theft/

 

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

 

Microsoft Surface Earbuds hands-on: Strange shape, feel great

https://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-surface-earbuds-hands-strange-224901563.html

 

MICROSOFT DOESN’T THINK WINDOWS IS IMPORTANT ANYMORE

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/3/20896908/microsoft-windows-satya-nadella-importance-apps-services-android

 

iPhone users, beware: 1,370 scam apps might’ve just been uncovered in the App Store 

https://bgr.com/2019/10/03/ios-app-store-1370-scammy-apps-apple/

 

New wearable skin lets you touch things in VR and and be touched, too

Feels natural without electronic vibrations

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/new-wearable-skin-gives-you-the-illusion-of-vr-touch

 

How to enable Bluetooth Swift Pair feature on Windows 10

Windows 10 makes it easier to pair Bluetooth devices with Swift Pair, and here's how to use the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-bluetooth-swift-pair-windows-10/

 

For Foldable and Dual-Screen PCs to Succeed, These 3 Things Are Crucial

With the promised 2020 launch of Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Neo, and similar concepts from Intel, Dell, and Lenovo, the laptop of the future is looking more and more like it will just be...a giant screen. Is that a good thing?

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/371139/for-foldable-and-dual-screen-pcs-to-succeed-these-three-thi

 

Check your phone for these dangerous apps with 335 million installs

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/601727/infected-apps-google-play-malware

 

New Windows 10 updates rolling out with fix for print failure issue

The updates are required and bring a fix for an issue causing print jobs to fail.

https://www.windowscentral.com/new-windows-10-updates-rolling-out-fix-print-failure-issue

 

MacBook battery draining too fast: 5 fixes for Mac battery problems

https://macpaw.com/how-to/fix-mac-battery-problems

 

AMD's Ryzen 3 3200G with Radeon graphics is ready to game for just $75

The Ryzen 3 3200G is just $75 at Fry's, a $20 discount compared to other shops.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3442239/amds-ryzen-3-3200g-with-radeon-graphics-is-ready-to-game-for-just-75.html

 

5 ways your iPad could replace your laptop and how to use them

Here are the iPadOS tools that make your iPad much more powerful.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/5-ways-your-ipad-could-replace-your-laptop-and-how-to-use-them/

 

How to play PC games on a cheap laptop

For when you’ve got nothing but a passion to play games

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-play-pc-games-on-a-cheap-laptop

 

Top 10 upcoming government technology trends

These trends are predicted to optimize public services in the next 12 to 18 months, according to Gartner.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-10-government-technology-trends-for-2019-2020/

 

Adobe and Google Open Redirects Abused by Phishing Campaigns

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/adobe-and-google-open-redirects-abused-by-phishing-campaigns/

 

No Incognito Mode in Chrome in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/incognito-mode-missing-chrome

 

Malwarebytes Browser Extension for Chrome

Enjoy fast and safe Internet browsing with the help of this neat Chrome extension that adds protection without affecting performance

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Malwarebytes-Browser-Extension-for-Chrome.shtml

 

Tested: Does Your NVMe SSD Need a Heatsink?

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

 

2020 iPhone rumor suggests dramatic iPhone 4-style overhaul for next year’s models

Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo predicts a major overhaul is coming.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440524/2020-iphone-12-rumor-redesign-sizes-5g.html

 

Google will warn you when your passwords are too simple to guess and used too often

https://news.yahoo.com/google-warn-passwords-too-simple-100050573.html

 

Startup that aims to 3D-print rockets says it’s fully funded for its first commercial missions

Relativity Space is eyeing 2021 for its first launches

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20891868/3d-printing-rockets-relativity-space-stargate-terran-1-rocket-funding-launch

 

Yup, the Pixel 4’s full specs finally leaked

https://bgr.com/2019/10/03/pixel-4-xl-specs-leaked-usb-c-headphones-or-3-5mm-dongle-not-included/

 

Best Black Friday Target Deals and Sales in 2019

Expect killer iPhone 11 bundles

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/black-friday-target-deals

 

Windows 10 build 18995 (20H1) releases with new features

Microsoft outs new Windows 10 20H1 (Vibranium) update for devices, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-18995-20h1/

 

Microsoft Surface Pro X vs. Apple iPad Pro: Which Flagship Tablet Is Right for You?

This week, Microsoft pulled back the drapes on its most refined Surface tablet yet: the Surface Pro X. How does it stack up against the reigning champ of powerful premium tablets, the Apple iPad Pro?

https://www.pcmag.com/article/371142/microsoft-surface-pro-x-vs-apple-ipad-pro-which-flagship-t

 

How to organize a large digital photo collection

https://www.komando.com/tips/586214/5-steps-to-organize-a-large-photo-collection

 

Making sense of the AMD Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition processors

As rumored, AMD and Microsoft partnered on the Surface Laptop 3. But what exactly is the 'custom' Surface Edition Ryzen processor?

https://www.windowscentral.com/making-sense-amd-ryzen-microsoft-surface-edition

 

Force empty Trash on Mac: 5 tips to solve Mac Trash Bin problems

https://macpaw.com/how-to/cant-empty-trash-mac

 

Amazon slashes prices on the Apple Watch Series 4 with cellular to all-time lows

The Series 4 isn’t massively different from the Series 5, which makes this an excellent deal.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3444378/amazon-slashes-prices-on-the-apple-watch-series-4-with-cellular-to-all-time-lows.html

 

5G explained for the rest of us

What you need to know about 5G wireless, and its contested dangers.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/5g-wireless-explained-made-simple/

 

How to run your old PC games on Windows 10

The classics never die (on PC)

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-run-your-old-pc-games-on-windows-10

 

How VR creates an immersive experience for readers

Penguin Random House is using virtual reality to enhance how people read and appreciate books. Author Romina Garber discusses how VR is used with her Zodiac series.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-vr-creates-an-immersive-experience-for-readers/

 

Microsoft Removes CCleaner Ban From Their Community Forums

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-removes-ccleaner-ban-from-their-community-forums/

 

How to change the Desktop font color in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-desktop-font-color-in-windows-10

 

Mozilla Firefox 69.0.2 Released to Fix YouTube Crash on Linux, Other Issues

Mozilla released today the second minor update to the latest Firefox 69 web browser for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/mozilla-firefox-69-0-2-released-to-fix-youtube-crash-on-linux-other-issues-527683.shtml

 

List Device Names, Disk and Partition Information in Linux with lsblk

https://www.maketecheasier.com/lsblk-list-storage-information-linux/

 

iPadOS 13: 8 cool new features you should try out first

Apple’s latest tablet operating system is both familiar and different. Here’s how to get off on the right foot.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440558/ipados-13-8-cool-new-features-you-should-try-out-first.html

 

The Morning After: Are dual-screen devices better than foldables?

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-04-the-morning-after.html

 

The GoPro Max is a reboot of the company’s attempts at a spherical camera

With a $499 price tag that’s easier to stomach

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/10/1/20892237/gopro-max-360-dual-lens-specs-price-release-ship

 

A new Google tool will tell you if your passwords have been hacked

https://bgr.com/2019/10/02/google-password-checkup-tool-tells-you-if-your-passwords-were-hacked/

 

Pixel 4 Full Specs Leak with New 'Pixel Neural Core'

The rumors, they're all true.

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/pixel-4-specs

 

Windows 10 build 18362.10022 (19H2) releases in the Slow ring

Microsoft pushes new 19H2 preview of Windows 10 in the Slow ring mostly with fixes, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-18362-10022-19h2/

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 vs. Apple MacBook Air: Which Slick Ultraportable Should You Buy?

Buried among Microsoft's eye-popping October Surface rollouts was the nicely refined Surface Laptop 3, soon to be available in two sizes. How does it stack up against its biggest competitor, Apple's MacBook Air?

https://www.pcmag.com/article/371117/microsoft-surface-laptop-3-vs-apple-macbook-air-which-slic

 

Security system that works with Alexa and your Wi-Fi!

https://www.komando.com/tips/462891/security-system-that-works-with-alexa-and-your-wi-fi

 

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Small enhancements make a big difference

Little has changed with the Surface Laptop 2, but it's still a thrill to use.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-laptop-2

 

Microsoft Unveils AMD-Powered Surface Laptop 3

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/microsoft-unveils-amd-powered-surface-laptop-3/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to use the Amazon Photos app on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/amazon-photos-app-iphone

 

Turn on Cloud Backup for Microsoft Authenticator app on Android & iPhone

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-on-cloud-backup-for-microsoft-authenticator

 

Already Working on 2nd Gen: AMD’s Ryzen Microsoft Surface Edition and what Semi-Custom Means

https://www.anandtech.com/show/14947/already-working-on-2nd-gen-amds-ryzen-microsoft-surface-edition-and-what-semicustom-means

 

New AirPods 3 Design Leaks with Noise Cancellation

The AirPods 3 have a whole new look

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/airpods-3

 

Microsoft patents VR mat, motion controller, and stylus possibly for Xbox

Let's see if they're real.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-patents-vr-mat-motion-controller-and-stylus-xbox

 

Apple patent application describes touchscreen keyboards you can feel

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-03-apple-patent-describes-electrostatic-touchscreen-keyboards-you-c.html

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Is Huawei’s Worst Google Nightmare Coming True?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/10/03/huaweis-google-nightmare-is-about-to-get-much-worse/

 

The Google Maps feature we’ve been waiting for is finally here

https://bgr.com/2019/10/02/google-maps-features-incognito-mode-rolls-out-to-android-iphone/

 

How to Use Google Assistant Routines to Automate Your Entire Day

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-assistant-routines-automate/

 

List Device Names, Disk and Partition Information in Linux with lsblk

https://www.maketecheasier.com/lsblk-list-storage-information-linux/

 

How to import tabs from Chrome to Firefox and vice versa

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/27/how-to-import-tabs-from-chrome-to-firefox-and-vice-versa/

 

How to fix a stuck Windows update

If a Windows update has stalled, here's how to get everything moving again

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/software/operating-systems/how-to-fix-a-stuck-windows-update-1326307

 

Best Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 5 3600X in 2019

To use your new AMD Ryzen 5 3600X processor, you'll need a supported AM4 motherboard. It's possible to use motherboards with older chipsets, so you can be sure we've only included boards that have been confirmed to work with the new Ryzen 3000 series CPUs.

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

 

How to Create a Virtual Machine in Windows 10

Put Microsoft's Hyper-V to work for you

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-virtual-machine-windows-10-4770680

 

There is insufficient disk space to complete operation on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/there-is-insufficient-disk-space-to-complete-operation-on-windows-10

 

iOS 13.2: Deep Fusion enters beta (get your sweaters ready!)

The promised Deep Fusion computational photography upgrade makes it debut in the iOS 3.2 beta.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3442556/ios-32-features-release-date-beta-how-to-install.html

 

Intel’s Cascade Lake-X Chips: Pricing and Competition

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/intels-cascade-lake-x-chips-pricing-competition/?yptr=yahoo

 

Yahoo porn hacking breach shows need for better security: 5 ways to protect your company

This week, a former Yahoo employee pleaded guilty to hacking into the email accounts of more than 6,000 users, looking for porn. Companies need to protect themselves from similar security breaches. Here's what to do.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yahoo-porn-hacking-breach-shows-need-for-better-security-5-ways-to-protect-your-company/

 

Microsoft Joins Apple in the Dongle Frenzy, Launches Own 3.5mm Audio Adapter

Apple has become the king of dongles after the company decided to remove the headphone jack on the iPhone 7, and since then, the Cupertino-based tech giant regularly comes back with more such adapters to compensate for the lack of certain connectivity options.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-joins-apple-in-the-dongle-frenzy-launches-own-3-5mm-audio-adapter-527676.shtml

 

Geekly Update - 02 October 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_02_october_2019.html

 

All the Incoming Foldable Phones of 2019 and Beyond

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/foldable-phones-release-date,news-28705.html

 

WhatsApp tests self-destructing messages

A better way to send sensitive info

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20893033/whatsapp-disappearing-messages-beta-self-destruct-privacy-security

 

iPhone 11 Pro Max faces off with Galax

https://bgr.com/2019/10/01/iphone-11-pro-max-vs-galaxy-note-10-plus-speed-test/

 

Microsoft Just Stunned the Tech World With a Foldable Phone and More

https://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-just-stunned-tech-world-183030227.html

 

Smartphone Typing Speeds Are Closing In on Keyboard Speeds

It's easy to assume people generally type faster on physical keyboards than on their smartphones. But a new study has found that the average typing speed on touch-screen mobile devices is not far behind the typing speed on PCs.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371108/smartphone-typing-speeds-are-closing-in-on-keyboard-speeds

 

New malware records users visiting adult websites

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/587483/malware-records-you-on-adult-websites

 

How to Fix a Black Screen of Death Error in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/troubleshoot-fix-windows-black-screen-issues/

 

How to Fix Download Pending Error in Google Play App

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-download-pending-error-google-play/

 

Microsoft explains how machine learning improves the Windows 10 update experience

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/27/microsoft-explains-how-machine-learning-improves-the-windows-10-update-experience/

 

How to turn a second hand PC into a gaming beast

Make easy upgrades for a cheap, reliable machine

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-turn-a-second-hand-pc-into-a-gaming-beast

 

Surface Go vs iPad 10.2: Which should you buy?

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-go-vs-ipad

 

How to Log off Windows 10

And how it's different from Windows 8 and 7

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

 

How to create Desktop Shortcut to Favorites in Windows 10

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

 

Microsoft's Surface Earbuds put a $249 trackpad in your ears for controlling Office apps

Well, they're not AirPods knockoffs.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3442747/microsoft-surface-earbuds-true-wireless-spotify-office.html

 

Amazon Emails Show Why Google Investors Should Worry about Oracle

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/amazon-emails-show-google-investors-should-worry-oracle/?yptr=yahoo

 

MasterMana Botnet targets business users with sophisticated phishing attacks

A new botnet known as MasterMana shows a high level of sophistication with a low cost to execute, according a report from cybersecurity firm Prevailion.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/mastermana-botnet-targets-business-users-with-sophisticated-phishing-attacks/

 

Scrroll In

Never forget where you left a page with the help of this uber-useful Chrome extension that saves the scroll position of any webpage

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Scrroll-In.shtml

 

More leaked Pixel 4 videos show Face Unlock for payments, new Assistant UI, more

https://9to5google.com/2019/10/03/pixel-4-face-payments-videos/

 

Black Friday Best Buy Deals in 2019

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/black-friday-best-buy-deals

 

How the spread of child abuse imagery online is changing the debate over encryption

How should we balance freedom of speech versus security?

https://www.theverge.com/interface/2019/10/1/20890135/nyt-child-abuse-imagery-investigation-facebook-platforms-security-freedom

 

If you have an iPhone 7 or 8, get Apple’s official Smart Battery Case at its lowest price

https://bgr.com/2019/10/02/apple-smart-battery-case-for-iphone-7-8/

 

France Set to Roll Out Nationwide Facial Recognition ID Program

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/france-set-roll-nationwide-facial-040000857.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Senators: Social Media Needs to Prepare for AI-Created Deepfakes

'We believe it is vital that your organization have plans in place to address the attempted use of these technologies,' US Senators Marco Rubio and Mark Warner wrote in letters to major social media companies today.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371099/senators-social-media-needs-to-prepare-for-ai-created-deepf

 

Update: Another popular Microsoft device has been recording conversations - but this time it involves your kids

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/587153/microsoft-listens-to-your-skype-and-cortana-conversations

 

10 Tips to Do More With Your PDF Files on Google Drive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-tips-pdf-files-google-drive/

 

How to Download Your Facebook Chat History for Safekeeping

https://www.maketecheasier.com/download-facebook-chat-history/

 

Video Combiner: join multiple videos on Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/26/video-combiner-join-multiple-videos-on-windows/

 

5 secret tips for building a great gaming PC

Some nifty tricks you might be unaware of...

https://www.techradar.com/news/5-secret-tips-for-building-a-great-gaming-pc

 

New Surface Pen leaked image shows charging cradle

Charging the Surface Pen could be easier or harder, depending on who you ask.

https://www.windowscentral.com/image-new-surface-pen-leaks-showing-charging-cradle

 

How to Use the Office App for Windows

Learn about the new Office app debuting on Windows 10

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

 

How to clear Cache in Google Drive and Google Docs

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

 

Inside Apple’s A13 Bionic system-on-chip

The fastest chip ever in an iPhone, and maybe the fastest chip ever in any smartphone.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3442716/inside-apples-a13-bionic-system-on-chip.html

 

4 amazing deals on certified refurbished iPads that won't break the bank

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3441781/4-amazing-deals-on-certified-refurbished-ipads-that-wont-break-the-bank.html

 

Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

Some 36% of companies who haven't suffered a breach said it is likely they are unknowingly experiencing one now.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/nearly-60-of-businesses-suffered-a-data-breach-in-the-past-3-years/

 

Try Out Mozilla Firefox’s Second Search Engine for Private Browsing

I said it before and I’m going to say it again now: Vivaldi is one of the most advanced browsers out there, and despite running on Chromium, the same engine that powers Chrome, it comes with so many features that it’s almost impossible not to like it.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/try-out-mozilla-firefox-s-second-search-engine-for-private-browsing-527682.shtml

 

Baldwin Evolved Bluetooth smart lock review: Splendid build quality, run-of-the-mill electronics

The beefy, beautiful hardware is a cut above mass-market smart locks, but the Evolved's brains are no different from the much less-expensive Kwikset Kevo.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3435846/baldwin-evolved-review.html

 

Galaxy S11 Release Date, Specs, Price and Camera

What to expect from Samsung's next flagship

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/galaxy-s11-rumors,news-29590.html

 

Logitech’s new mechanical keyboard lets you swap its switches as easily as keycaps

A pack of 92 replacement switches will set you back $49.99

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/10/1/20892989/logitech-pro-x-mechanical-gaming-keyboard-hot-swappable-switches-no-soldering-tactile-linear-clicky

 

Apple’s new AirPods design may have leaked in the iOS 13.2 beta

https://bgr.com/2019/10/02/airpods-3-release-date-new-design-photo/

 

DirecTV charges early termination fee after 102-year-old woman dies, family says

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/directv-charges-early-termination-fee-102-old-woman-151400670--abc-news-topstories.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Dell: We're Working on Dual-Screen PCs (by Killing the Keyboard)

Dell is prepping dual-screen PCs for multi-taskers at a time when other vendors have already embraced the form factor.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371086/dell-were-working-on-dual-screen-pcs-by-killing-the-keybo

 

Your complete guide to choosing and setting up a VPN

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

 

How to Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/customize-icon-windows/

 

9 Common ADB Commands You Should Know

https://www.maketecheasier.com/common-adb-commands/

 

Google Chrome could unload resource heavy Ads in the future

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/26/google-chrome-could-unload-resource-heavy-ads-in-the-future/

 

How to reset AirPods and AirPods 2

Your step-by-step guide to resetting your AirPods

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

 

Microsoft Surface leaked renders reveal redesigns ahead of launch this week

Spoilers: Leaked renders showcase upcoming Surface hardware ahead of the official launch on Wednesday.

https://www.windowscentral.com/leaked-renders-reveal-new-microsoft-surface-redesigns-ahead-launch-week

 

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

 

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

 

2019 10.2-inch iPad review: The premier entry-level Apple device

Apple’s low-cost tablet didn’t change much from last year, but then it’s not really aimed at annual upgraders.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3442717/2019-102-inch-ipad-review.html

 

Ludicrous: This convertible Acer laptop is $150 with the right code

Grab a solid travel laptop in the Acer Spin 1 at Staples for just $150.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3441980/ludicrous-this-convertible-acer-laptop-is-150-with-the-right-code.html

 

Google: Most people still have terrible password habits

Celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month by turning on two-factor authentication and replacing your "fido123" password.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/google-most-people-still-have-terrible-password-habits/

 

Google Chrome Can Now Warn If Passwords Have Been Compromised

Google has announced a new security feature for Chrome browser that can warn users if their passwords have been compromised.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-chrome-can-now-warn-if-passwords-have-been-compromised-527680.shtml

 

Apple patent application describes touchscreen keyboards you can feel

Whether this becomes an actual thing remains to be seen.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/03/apple-patent-describes-electrostatic-touchscreen-keyboards-you-c/

 

The Pixel 4 Will Detect When You're in a Car Crash

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/pixel-4-will-detect-when-youre-in-a-car-crash

 

Google’s Personal Safety app detects car accidents and automatically calls 911

When a crash is detected, the app will ask if you’re okay

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20892875/google-pixel-personal-safety-app-car-crash-detection

 

You’d have to be nuts to pass up Sony’s $200 true wireless earbuds while they’re on sale for $69.99

https://bgr.com/2019/10/03/sony-true-wireless-earbuds-discounted-lowest-price/

 

Google will warn you when your passwords are too simple to guess and used too often

https://news.yahoo.com/google-warn-passwords-too-simple-100050573.html

 

Roku Offers Some Premium Content for Free

Roku has over 40 premium subscription options available through its devices, now it wants to entice you to subscribe by offering free episodes to watch.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371094/roku-offers-some-premium-content-for-free

 

This new Android feature could save your life in an emergency

https://www.komando.com/tips/585938/this-new-android-feature-could-save-your-life-in-an-emergency

 

What Are Powerline Adapters? 9 Things You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8-things-powerline-adapters-need-know-first/

 

Netbooks Are Making a Comeback?! ... The Chuwi Minibook 8 Thinks So!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8zttNQO1ds&t=3s

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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

 

Google's 'Password Checkup' Tool Tells You When Passwords Are Leaked

The feature will check the strength of saved passwords and alert users when they're compromised in a breach.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/googles-password-checkup-tool-tells-you-when-passwords-are-leaked/d/d-id/1335971

 

Watch: Our call on what 5G really means

https://qz.com/1719082/what-5g-really-means/?yptr=yahoo

 

Microsoft unveils folding tablet, phone, earbuds

https://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-unveils-folding-tablet-phone-182855220.html

 

Why You Should Sign In With Google, Facebook, or Apple

https://www.howtogeek.com/442146/why-you-should-sign-in-with-google-facebook-or-apple/

 

Cardless ATMs Are Here, and So Are Cardless ATM Scams

https://lifehacker.com/cardless-atms-are-here-and-so-are-cardless-atm-scams-1838708350

 

Ransomware: To pay or not to pay

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/ransomware-to-pay-or-not-to-pay/

 

4 Things to Look for When Buying a USB Hub

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-look-out-for-buying-usb-hub/

 

Levi's accessorizes new smart jackets with Google's Jacquard tag

Levi's classic Trucker jacket has something high tech up its sleeve.

https://www.cnet.com/news/levis-accessorizes-new-smart-jackets-with-googles-jacquard-tag/

 

The New Surface Pro X Debuts Microsoft’s SQ1 ARM-Based Processor

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299517-microsoft-surface-pro-x-debuts-microsofts-sq1-arm-based-processor

 

How to Unlock OneDrive Personal Vault in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141501-unlock-onedrive-personal-vault-windows-10-a.html

 

Top 5 tips to prevent ransomware

Ransomware continues to present a real cybersecurity threat. Tom Merritt offers five ways you can prevent it from affecting your business.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-5-tips-to-prevent-ransomware/

 

How to Encrypt Your Drive With BitLocker in Windows 10

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/bitlocker-drive-encryption-windows-10/

 

Mariposa Botnet Author, Darkcode Crime Forum Admin Arrested in Germany

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/10/mariposa-botnet-author-darkcode-crime-forum-admin-arrested-in-germany/

 

Play Your PlayStation 4 Games Remotely On Your Linux Desktop With Chiaki

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/remotely-play-your-playstation-4-games.html

 

Apple just released iOS 13.2 beta 1 with support for Deep Fusion camera tech

https://bgr.com/2019/10/02/ios-13-2-beta-1-release-how-to-download-deep-fusion/

 

Stalkerware on the Rise Globally

Stalkware is being installed on more and more victims' devices, and the trend is only accelerating, according to a new report.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/stalkerware-on-the-rise-globally/d/d-id/1335979

 

Bad news, Android users: Your phone can probably be hacked via Wi-Fi

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/586325/qualcomm-chips-vulnerable-to-hackers

 

Intel Cuts Prices to Upcoming Core i9 Chips By 40 to 50 Percent

Pressure from AMD's Ryzen and Threadripper chips appears to have prompted Intel to dramatically cut prices on its 'Cascade Lake-X' Core i9 processors, which will arrive next month.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371087/intel-cuts-prices-to-upcoming-core-i9-chips-by-40-to-50-perc

 

Samsung ends mobile phone production in China

https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-electronics-says-suspended-operations-073235767.html

 

A New Wireless Standard: What Is Amazon Sidewalk?

https://www.howtogeek.com/442089/a-new-wireless-standard-what-is-amazon-sidewalk/

 

How to Survive Apple's iOS 13 Update Blitz

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-survive-apples-ios-13-update-blitz-1838707113

 

Are you prepared for a ransomware attack?

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/are-you-prepared-for-a-ransomware-attack/

 

6 Useful Tools to Help You Identify Fonts in Images

https://www.maketecheasier.com/identify-fonts-in-images/

 

Facebook has begun hiding likes

The social media giant is testing hiding the number of likes, reactions and views that posts get.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-has-begun-hiding-likes/

 

Microsoft Unveils Dual-Screen ‘Surface Neo’ Tablet and ‘Surface Duo’ Android Phone

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299490-microsoft-unveils-surface-neo-tablet-and-surface-duo-android-phone

 

How to Lock OneDrive Personal Vault in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141506-lock-onedrive-personal-vault-windows-10-a.html

 

How to quickly deploy a honeypot with Kali Linux

Lure possible attackers into a trap with a Kali Linux honeypot.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-quickly-deploy-a-honeypot-with-kali-linux/

 

6 Top Health Forums Online for Expert Support

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-top-health-forums-online-expert-support/

 

Mariposa Botnet Author, Darkcode Crime Forum Admin Arrested in Germany

https://krebsonsecurity.com/

 

How To Create Your Own Internet Radio Station Using Icecast And Mixxx Running On Ubuntu/Debian Or Fedora

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/how-to-create-your-own-internet-radio.html

 

The $79 Vizio soundbar everyone loves is finally back in stock on Amazon

https://bgr.com/2019/10/01/best-soundbar-under-100-in-2019/

 

Millions More Embedded Devices Contain Vulnerable IPnet Software

FDA, DHS issue fresh warnings on easily exploitable URGENT/11 flaws in medical, SCADA systems, industrial controllers, and other devices.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/millions-more-embedded-devices-contain-vulnerable-ipnet-software/d/d-id/1335976

 

5 secret tricks to get the most out of your Roku

https://www.komando.com/tips/584408/5-tricks-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-roku

 

Most Americans Would Keep Netflix Over Disney

Marvel and Star Wars content will fuel a lot of subscriber growth for Disney+, but so far viewers are willing to split their streaming bill with Netflix.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371079/most-americans-would-keep-netflix-over-disney

 

Why You Need the New Apple Watch

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/why-apple-watch-191000202.html

 

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/

 

Why Your Apple Reminders Disappeared in iOS 13

https://lifehacker.com/why-your-apple-reminders-disappeared-in-ios-13-1838702354

 

Talkin’ about an EVOLUTION…

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/talkin-about-an-evolution/

 

How to Use Android Switch Access to Control Your Phone With Switches

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-android-switch-access/

 

Pinterest app gets dark mode display option

Here's how to enable it.

https://www.cnet.com/news/pinterest-app-gets-dark-mode-display-option/

 

Microsoft’s OneDrive ‘Personal Vault’ Rolls Out Globally

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299417-microsofts-onedrive-personal-vault-rolls-out-globally

 

How to Set up OneDrive Personal Vault in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141456-set-up-onedrive-personal-vault-windows-10-a.html

 

How to view and manage your files in Android 10

The latest version of Android has improved its built-in file manager. Here's how to use Android 10's file manager.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-view-and-manage-your-files-in-android-10/

 

17 Google Maps for Android Tricks That’ll Change How You Navigate

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-google-maps-android-tricks-thatll-change-navigate/

 

Amazon Echo Buds: First impressions

These truly wireless headphones literally put Alexa in your head.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3440568/amazon-echo-buds-first-impressions.html?utm_date=20191001225610

 

Rclone Browser Fork With Fixes And Enhancements

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/rclone-browser-fork-with-fixes-and.html

 

This is the Galaxy Fold drop test we’ve all been waiting for

https://bgr.com/2019/10/01/galaxy-fold-drop-test-and-foldable-screen-durability-test/

 

New Silent Starling Attack Group Puts Spin on BEC

The West African cybergang has successfully infiltrated more than 500 companies using a tactic dubbed 'vendor email compromise.'

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/new-silent-starling-attack-group-puts-spin-on-bec/d/d-id/1335977

 

5 clever ways to use phone’s camera like a DSLR

https://www.komando.com/tips/460484/5-clever-ways-to-use-phones-camera-like-a-dslr

 

Ex-Yahoo Engineer Abused Access to Hack 6,000 User Accounts

Reyes Daniel Ruiz pleaded guilty to using company access to help him break into thousands of Yahoo user accounts in an effort to steal sexual images and videos of young women.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371084/ex-yahoo-engineer-abused-access-to-hack-6-000-user-accounts

 

Microsoft phones are back with the dual-screen Surface Duo

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-02-microsoft-surface-duo-android-phone-official.html

 

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 Best Way to Clean Your AirPods

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-way-to-clean-your-airpods-1838454955

 

Captives of industry

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/captives-of-industry/

 

Graphics and Animation Made Simple with PixTeller

https://www.maketecheasier.com/graphics-animation-made-simple-with-pixteller/

 

7 unexpectedly cool things with built-in wireless charging pads

Qi whiz! You'll never believe where these phone-charging pads are showing up.

https://www.cnet.com/news/unexpectedly-cool-things-with-built-in-wireless-charging-pads/

 

Intel’s Cascade Lake X-Series Will Slash Prices 50 Percent

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299445-intels-cascade-lake-x-series-will-slash-prices-boost-high-end-desktop-features

 

How to Enable or Disable Personal Vault in OneDrive and Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141441-enable-disable-personal-vault-onedrive-windows-10-a.html

 

NXP i.MX 8M-powered MaaXBoard offers long-lived support, RPi HAT compatibility

The MaaXBoard's use of an enterprise-targeted SoC with at least a decade of support from the manufacturer could undercut the issues seen with budget Raspberry Pi competitors.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/nxp-i-mx-8m-powered-maaxboard-offers-long-lived-support-rpi-hat-compatibility/

 

Should You Upgrade to NVMe? 6 Reasons to Stick With SATA SSDs

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-to-stick-with-sata-ssd/

 

Best TV antennas for cord cutters 2019: Tested for real-world signal strength

https://www.techhive.com/article/3322842/the-best-tv-antennas-for-cord-cutters.html?utm_date=20191001225623

 

How To Make a Bootable Windows 10 USB On Linux Using WoeUSB

WoeUSB is a Linux tool for creating bootable Windows USB sticks for installing Windows, from an ISO or DVD image.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/how-to-make-bootable-windows-10-usb-on.html

 

YouTube TV finally available on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices

https://bgr.com/2019/09/30/youtube-tv-amazon-fire-tv-support-finally/

 

Quantum-Safe Cryptography: The Time to Prepare Is Now

Quantum computing is real and it's evolving fast. Is the security industry up to the challenge?

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/advanced-threats/quantum-safe-cryptography-the-time-to-prepare-is-now/a/d-id/1335935

 

24 most useful websites you never knew existed

https://www.komando.com/tips/563462/dlh-24-most-useful-websites-you-never-knew-existed

 

Court Upholds FCC Net Neutrality Repeal But OKs State Regulations

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals gives both sides a victory of sorts, but the ruling means we're in for even more net neutrality legal battles.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371081/court-upholds-fcc-net-neutrality-repeal-but-oks-state-regula

 

Intel's latest X-series CPUs include an 18-core model under $1,000

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-01-intel-10th-gen-core-x-series-cpus.html

 

Record ALL The Things, with the Insta360 GO!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiV3GCB7FNA&t=0s

 

Apple Maps: Is There a Hidden Agenda?

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/apple-maps-is-there-hidden-agenda/?yptr=yahoo

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Google's new Password Checkup tells you if your accounts can be compromised

Excellent! (if you don't use a password manager, most are saving passwords in the browsers.  Read, download and run this! Surprise!)

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3442722/googles-new-password-checkup-tells-you-if-your-accounts-can-be-compromised.html

 

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault rolls out worldwide, launches expandable storage

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/30/microsoft-onedrive-personal-vault-rolls-out-worldwide-launches-expandable-storage/?yptr=yahoo

 

10 tips and tricks every iPad owner should know

https://www.komando.com/tips/582104/10-things-you-didnt-know-your-ipad-could-do

 

The WIRED Guide to Cyberwar

The threat of cyberwar looms over the future: a new dimension of conflict capable of leapfrogging borders and teleporting the chaos of war to civilians thousands of miles beyond its front.

https://www.wired.com/story/cyberwar-guide/

 

OPENAI JUST RELEASED A NEW VERSION OF ITS FAKE NEWS-WRITING AI (be careful what you believe)

https://futurism.com/the-byte/openai-new-version-writing-ai

 

15 Fun Websites for Instantly Beating Boredom Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-fun-websites-beat-boredom/

 

How to download videos on your iPhone or iPad

https://macpaw.com/how-to/download-videos-on-iphone

 

Leaked: Windows 10X will be Microsoft’s OS for dual displays

We expect to see the OS and some dual-display examples at Microsoft's event October 2.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3442340/leaked-windows-10x-will-be-microsoft-s-os-for-dual-displays.html

 

Google's Pixel 4 Will Transcribe Your Voice Recordings for You

The Record app will be a game-changer

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/pixel-4-has-killer-productivity-feature-that-will-save-you-a-ton-of-time

 

Amazon Already Slashed the Price of This New Apple iPad for Launch Day

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/amazon-already-slashed-price-apple-215610705.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Windows Core OS: The complete guide

Keep up with everything Windows Core OS with our handy guide that explains everything you need to know.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-core-os

 

iPhone 11 Pro review

The best iPhone you can wrap one hand around

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

 

Facebook images not loading? Try these working fixes!

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/facebook-images-not-loading-try-these-working-fixes

 

Cyber-Attacks Hit Defense Contractors in Europe and North America

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cyber-attacks-hit-defense-contractors-in-europe-and-north-america/

 

Georgia Gov. Kemp Orders Cybersecurity Training For State Employees After Crippling Attacks

https://blog.knowbe4.com/georgia-gov.-kemp-orders-cybersecurity-training-for-state-employees-after-crippling-attacks

 

Adult Content Site Exposed Personal Data of 1M Users

https://threatpost.com/adult-content-site-exposed-personal-data-of-1m-users/147572/

 

Apple iPad (7th generation): A cheat sheet

Apple's new 10.2-inch iPad includes a number of features that will appeal to business users. The iPad also comes with support for popular Apple peripherals for increased productivity and usability.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-ipad-7th-generation-a-cheat-sheet/

 

Deep Web, Dark Web: What's Out There?Category: Reference

https://askbobrankin.com/deep_web_dark_web_whats_out_there.html

 

Study Reveals Smart Gadgets Share Data Unexpectedly

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10618/study-reveals-smart-gadgets-share-data-unexpectedly

 

Avast discovers widespread security flaws in GPS child trackers

https://blog.avast.com/unsecure-child-trackers

 

Postbox 7 review: A clean, full-featured alternative to Apple Mail for the Mac

The latest release improves upon a mature product, adding options for prefab HTML components and color themes.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3441596/postbox-7-review-a-clean-full-featured-alternative-to-apple-mail-for-the-mac.html

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets DeX support and Note 10 camera features

At least in certain regions

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/9/23/20881081/galaxy-s10-dex-live-focus-video-update-roll-out

 

Why TiVo is putting ads in its DVR (and what you can do about it)

With pre-roll DVR ads, TiVo is angering current customers in pursuit of future ones.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3440566/why-tivo-is-putting-ads-in-its-dvr.html?utm_date=20191001225213

 

Windows 10 update KB4522016 (build 18362.357) releases for version 1903

Virtually every version of Windows 10 is getting an update to patch security vulnerability with Internet Explorer.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4522016-windows-10-build-18362-357-1903/

 

Incognito Mode Arrives on Google Maps

Google also rolled out a YouTube history auto-delete option, and the ability to quickly delete Google Assistant data by voice. Real-time password security checks are also in the works.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371092/incognito-mode-arrives-on-google-maps

 

Use your Android phone to cast to your TV

https://www.komando.com/tips/582221/screen-mirroring-tips-for-android

 

15 Fun Websites for Instantly Beating Boredom Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-fun-websites-beat-boredom/

 

The guide to Instagram video: Size, format, aspect ratio, and more

https://macpaw.com/how-to/instagram-video-size-format

 

Five Android features I miss after switching to the iPhone 11 (and five I want to steal)

The grass is greener in spots.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3441865/android-phone-11-features-hate-love.html

 

Galaxy S11 May Include a Weird New Feature to Help You Lose Weight

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/galaxy-s11-may-include-a-spectrometer-but-for-what

 

U.S. Utility That Overcharged $380 Million Wants to Spend It

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-utility-overcharged-380-million-224627069.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Report: Xbox 'Project Scarlett' may have some kind of streamer-camera accessory on steroids

Are you ready for avatar bitmojis?

https://www.windowscentral.com/report-xbox-project-scarlett-may-have-some-kind-streamer-camera-steroids

 

Amazon Black Friday deals 2019: what to expect this year

With super fast delivery options and an epic range of items, Amazon will be the store to beat once again.

https://www.techradar.com/black-friday/amazon-black-friday-deals-2019-what-to-expect-this-year

 

WifiMouse turns your Phone into a wireless mouse

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/wifimouse-phone-wireless-mouse-for-windows

 

The Week in Ransomware - September 27th 2019 - Quiet Before the Storm?

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-september-27th-2019-quiet-before-the-storm/

 

Is The Ransomware Debate Over? To Pay Or Not To Pay, The Conference Of Mayors Made Up Their Mind

https://blog.knowbe4.com/the-ransomware-debate-is-over-dont-pay-the-ransom

 

So I interviewed a phone scammer for fun

https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/2227586-so-i-interviewed-a-phone-scammer-for-fun

 

How to avoid the dreaded Google Calendar malicious invite issue

Watch out for suspicious Google Calendar invites and learn how to prevent them from making their way to your calendar.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-avoid-the-dreaded-google-calendar-malicious-invite-issue/

 

[SECURITY] Your Password Is Not Enough

https://askbobrankin.com/security_your_password_is_not_enough.html

 

Google Responds to Device 'Eavesdropping' Claims

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10619/google-responds-device-eavesdropping-claims

 

Device fingerprinting and the surveillance economy

https://blog.avast.com/fingerprinting-and-the-surveillance-economy

 

Preposterous! Corel Painter Pro 2019 is $25 in a killer Humble Bundle

Humble has one heck of a deal on Corel painting software featuring Corel Painter 2019 for just $25.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3442260/preposterous-corel-painter-pro-2019-in-this-killer-humble-bundle.html

 

Former Yahoo engineer pleads guilty to searching 6,000 user accounts for nudes

He faces up to five years in prison and $250,000 in restitution

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20893462/yahoo-engineer-hacking-accounts-stolen-nude-photos-videos-guilty-plea

 

Amazon to its competitors: Our voice assistants need to play nice together

More than 30 companies have committed to Amazon’s new Voice Interoperability Initiative, but that list doesn't include Apple, Google, or Samsung.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3440619/amazon-to-its-competitors-voice-assistants-need-to-work-together.html?utm_date=20191001225433

 

How to quickly make a Mac OS X bootable USB on Windows

https://pureinfotech.com/make-bootable-usb-mac-os-x-windows/

 

How to Set Up Windows 10 With a Local Account

Microsoft now pushes you to log into your computer with a Microsoft Account—with seemingly no option to create a local one. There is, however, a workaround.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371091/how-to-set-up-windows-10-with-a-local-account

 

How to remove Android crapware

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

 

How to Spot If Gmail Has Been Hacked and What to Do Next

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gmail-account-hacked/

 

How to post multiple photos on Instagram

https://macpaw.com/how-to/post-multiple-photos-instagram

 

Intel launches powerful Core-X series processors at drastically lower prices

Intel is touting its new X-series chips as the ultimate creator’s platform.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3441480/intel-launches-powerful-core-x-series-processors-at-drastically-lower-prices.html

 

Best Black Friday TV Sales and Deals in 2019

Black Friday brings the best TV deals of the year

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/black-friday-tv-sales

 

Huawei Phones Had Bootleg Access to Google Apps. Not Anymore

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/huawei-phones-had-bootleg-access-034712259.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Wi-Fi 6: Everything you need to know

New Wi-Fi is here in the form of Wi-Fi 6. Are you ready?

https://www.windowscentral.com/wi-fi-6-everything-you-need-know

 

The best cheap laptop deals in October 2019: prices start at just $94

All the best cheap laptop deals in the US – all in one place

https://www.techradar.com/news/the-best-laptop-deals

 

Best free Minesweeper Games for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/minesweeper-games-for-windows-10

 

US Senate Passes Bill in Response to Rampant Ransomware, CyberAttacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-senate-passes-bill-in-response-to-rampant-ransomware-cyberattacks/

 

A State-of-the-Art Spoof  (or, Why Turning Your Users Into Grammar Nazis Won't Keep the Bad Guys Out)

https://blog.knowbe4.com/a-state-of-the-art-spoof

 

Your Pa$$word doesn't matter (they are talking about the majority of peoples passwords)

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Active-Directory-Identity/Your-Pa-word-doesn-t-matter/ba-p/731984

 

How to limit bandwidth on Linux to better test your applications

Using the Traffic Control command you can simulate poorly configured networks to test how well your applications will respond to such an environment.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-limit-bandwidth-on-linux-to-better-test-your-applications/

 

Quick thinking by Portland Public Schools stops $2.9m BEC scam

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/08/22/quick-thinking-by-portland-public-schools-stops-29m-bec-scam/

 

BioLite's HeadLamp Puts the Focus on Comfort

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3439842/biolites-headlamp-puts-the-focus-on-comfort.html?utm_date=20191001225231

 

How researching election hacks since 2006 led to simple solutions

https://blog.avast.com/alex-halderman-speaks-election-cybersecurity-cybersec-prague

 

Apple releases bugfix updates iOS 13.1.2 and iPadOS 13.1.2

Cleaning up a few loose ends after this fall’s big release.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3441842/apple-releases-bugfix-updates-ios-13-1-2-and-ipados-13-1-2.html

 

The FCC can repeal net neutrality, but it can’t block state laws, says court

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20893342/fcc-net-neutrality-repeal-dc-appeals-court-ruling-state-law-preemption

 

Hands on: BodyGuardz’s portable video peephole could be perfect for apartment dwellers

Compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant, the camera boasts two-way audio and a bracket that fits on top of your front door.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3440067/bodyguardz-portable-over-door-camera.html?utm_date=20191001225459

 

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/

 

Get Up to 50 Percent Off QuickBooks Self-Employed

For a limited time, you can save 50 percent off your first three months of QuickBooks Self-Employed.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/350923/get-up-to-50-percent-off-quickbooks-self-employed

 

Can police make me unlock my smartphone?

https://www.komando.com/tips/582140/can-police-make-me-unlock-my-smartphone

 

Create Beautiful Digital Bullet Journal Spreads With These 6 Note-Taking Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/digital-bullet-journal-spreads-apps/

 

How to make a YouTube video with just your iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/make-youtube-video

 

Microsoft Surface wins would be a big deal for AMD, Qualcomm

This could usher in not one, but three viable chips to build notebook PCs around.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3442536/microsoft-surface-wins-would-be-a-big-deal-for-amd-qualcomm.html

 

Best Black Friday Walmart Deals and Sales in 2019

Laptop and console deals galore

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/black-friday-walmart-deals

 

One Way To Cut Your Cable Bill Without Losing A Single Service

https://news.yahoo.com/cut-internet-cable-bill-rent-modem-wasting-money-094500065.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Best External Hard Drives in 2019

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

 

New iPad (2019) is out now at an affordable price

Apple's latest budget slate is now available

https://www.techradar.com/news/new-ipad-2019-is-out-now-at-an-affordable-price

 

How to Add or Exclude an app in Exploit Protection of Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-or-exclude-an-app-in-exploit-protection-of-windows-10

 

Microsoft Wants Your Feedback on the Edge Browser for Linux

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-wants-your-feedback-on-the-edge-browser-for-linux/

 

Chinese Cyberspies Continue Targeting Medical Research Organizations

https://www.securityweek.com/chinese-cyberspies-continue-targeting-medical-research-organizations

 

Security Summit warns of new IRS impersonation email scam; reminds taxpayers the IRS does not send unsolicited emails

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/security-summit-warns-of-new-irs-impersonation-email-scam-reminds-taxpayers-the-irs-does-not-send-unsolicited-emails

 

How to review your computer's reliability and problem history in Windows 10

Applications that consistently fail can negatively impact the performance of your computer and productivity. Perhaps it's time to use the Windows 10 reliability monitor.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-review-your-computers-reliability-and-problem-history-in-windows-10/

 

Scammers use bogus search results to fool voice assistants

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/08/20/scammers-use-bogus-search-results-to-fool-voice-assistants/

 

Get these workout-friendly wireless earbuds for less than $30 today

Featuring an IPX8 waterproof rating, and garnering 4.6 stars in Amazon reviews, these Enacfire true wireless earbuds have hit an all-time low price.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3442358/get-these-workout-friendly-wireless-earbuds-for-less-than-30-today.html

 

The “I’s” Have It: How BEC Scammers Validate New Targets with Blank Emails

https://www.agari.com/email-security-blog/how-bec-scammers-validate-new-targets-blank-emails/

 

Apple Watch Series 5 review: As always, on point

An always-on display is a nice upgrade, but now it needs a better battery.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3441520/apple-watch-series-5-review.html

 

Why Microsoft has to bet big on an ARM-based Surface

And why it better not screw it up

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/1/20887386/microsoft-surface-event-pro-7-arm-windows-laptops

 

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?utm_date=20191001225508

 

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/

 

Samsung Quietly Launches a 15.6-Inch Chromebook

Samsung's first Chromebook with a 15.6-inch display uses a 1080p panel, offers 802.11ac wireless, and only costs $320.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371088/samsung-quietly-launches-a-15-6-inch-chromebook

 

Passwords causing you stress? You’re not alone

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

 

What Are Supercookies? Here’s How to Remove Them Properly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-are-supercookies-and-why-are-they-dangerous/

 

Study: Too Many People Think Satirical News Is Real

In a news cycle full of clownish characters and outrageous rhetoric, it’s no wonder satire isn’t fully registering with a lot of readers.

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/08/16/readers-think-satire-is-real/

 

Black Friday 2019: Date, Predictions and Deals to Watch

Black Friday deals, predictions, and more

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/best-black-friday-deals

 

Backups backups backups.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-08-22.html

 

5 secret tips for building a great gaming PC

Some nifty tricks you might be unaware of...

https://www.techradar.com/news/5-secret-tips-for-building-a-great-gaming-pc

 

Learn to Program Your Future Overlords, with the MotionBlock Robotics STEM Kit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtP6sNEf1_M&t=214s

 

Windows 7 extended security updates announced for small, midsize businesses

Businesses will have to pay to receive extended security updates through 2023.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-7-extended-security-updates-announced-small-midsize-businesses

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All the Ways That Amazon Is Fixing Alexa

https://gizmodo.com/all-the-ways-that-amazon-is-fixing-alexa-1838452483

 

FoxyTab is a highly customizable tab manager extension for Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/foxytab-is-a-highly-customizable-tab-manager-extension-for-firefox/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION RELEASE HISTORY TRACKER

Windows Update History information helps you know exactly what's the latest version of Windows 10 available.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-version-release-history/

 

Facebook initially argued a proposed FTC fine was 'excessive' and 'unconstitutional'

The social network fought against a fine related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-initially-argued-that-proposed-ftc-fine-was-excessive-and-unconstitutional/

 

How to Create a Virtual Machine in Windows 10

Put Microsoft's Hyper-V to work for you

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-create-virtual-machine-windows-10-4770680

 

Switch Between Dark and Light Mode on Your Mac With This Shortcut

https://lifehacker.com/switch-between-dark-and-light-mode-on-your-mac-with-thi-1838488087

 

How to Optimize Video Game Graphics Settings Like a Pro

https://www.maketecheasier.com/optimise-video-game-graphics-settings/

 

Russian man pleads guilty to financial firm hacks

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

 

How Do I Choose a Good Password?

With occasional security breaches at service providers and rampant email account theft, password security has never been more important. Make sure you choose and use secure passwords.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_choose_a_good_password/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jj6fbPjsYpdfbL

 

The Best Plex Apps to Make Plex Even Better

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-plex-apps-make-plex-better/

 

The Best Call Forwarding Apps for Android [September 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-call-forwarding-apps-android/

 

How to Know If Your Computer Has a Virus: Signs of Infection [MiniTool Tips]

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/how-to-know-if-your-computer-has-a-virus.html

 

How to Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/43979-pin-unpin-items-jump-lists-windows-10-a.html

 

GNOME Chromecast Extension "Cast to TV" v9 Adds Subtitle Configuration, Nautilus Integration

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/gnome-chromecast-extension-cast-to-tv.html

 

Dual-Screen Microsoft Surface Envisioned in Video Concept

Microsoft’s October 2 event will bring us lots of news on the Surface front, but it goes without saying that one of the most anticipated moments is the unveiling of the all-new dual-screen Microsoft Surface.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/dual-screen-microsoft-surface-envisioned-in-video-concept-527614.shtml

 

Chrome OS 101: How to save and retrieve files

Yes, you can use Chrome OS offline

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/27/20885882/how-to-chromebook-save-retrieve-files-chromeos

 

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

 

Amazon Is Turning Up Alexa's Privacy Settings

Echo owners will have new commands at their disposals like 'Alexa, tell me what you heard' and 'Alexa, delete what I just said.'

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370960/amazon-is-turning-up-alexas-privacy-settings

 

4 secret Netflix hacks and 1 bonus tip you’ll wish you knew sooner

https://www.komando.com/columns/585356/4-secret-netflix-hacks-and-1-bonus-tip-youll-wish-you-knew-sooner

 

How to create a local account in Windows 10 1909 if the option is not available

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/how-to-create-a-local-account-in-windows-10-1909-if-the-option-is-not-available/

 

Windows 10 update KB4517211 (build 18362.387) releases for version 1903

Devices running the May 2019 Update are now receiving cumulative update KB4517211 to fix a bunch of issue, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4517211-windows-10-build-18362-387-1903/

 

Reddit tightens anti-bullying rules and bans 'incel' group

Thirteen communities have been banned so far.

https://www.cnet.com/news/reddit-tightens-anti-bullying-rules-and-bans-incel-group/

 

The 8 Best Security Cameras of 2019

Monitor your home with these top picks

https://www.lifewire.com/best-security-cameras-4769229

 

How to Fix Bluetooth Audio Stuttering

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-bluetooth-audio-stuttering-1806113443

 

How to Show On-Screen Key Presses on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/show-on-screen-key-presses-macos/

 

27 nations ink cybersecurity pledge

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

 

How Do Password Vaults Enter Passwords?

Detecting and filling in sign-in forms is a password vault's most basic feature. I'll look at how that works, and what to do when it fails.

https://askleo.com/how-do-password-vaults-enter-passwords/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jj6fbPjsYpdfbL

 

Hotmail Is Dead! Microsoft Outlook Email Services Explained (anyone with a Microsoft Login Account has the Outlook.com email account using the same login and password)

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

 

The Best Text Messaging Apps for Android [September 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-text-messaging-apps-android/

 

5 Useful Methods to Fix Avast VPN Not Working on Windows [MiniTool Tips]

https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/avast-vpn-not-working.html

 

How to Start Windows 10 in Safe Mode

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2304-boot-into-safe-mode-windows-10-a.html

 

Open Websites In A Floating, Borderless Window With Pennywise

Pennywise is a cross-platform application to open websites or local media in a floating window that stays on top of other windows, somewhat similar to the Picture-in-Picture feature available in some web browsers like Google Chrome, Vivaldi or Firefox Nightly, but with extra features.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/05/open-websites-in-floating-borderless.html

 

Microsoft Teases Major Surface Announcements Coming This Week

Microsoft will take the wraps off Surface upgrades and possibly new models during a dedicated hardware event on October 2, and because the excitement around this moment keeps growing the closer we get to it, the company itself wanted to be part of the fun with its own teaser.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-teases-major-surface-announcements-coming-this-week-527611.shtml

 

iOS 13.1.1 now available with fixes for battery drain, third-party keyboard bug, and more

Apple continues fixing up iOS 13’s bugs

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/27/20887351/ios-13-1-1-released-bug-fixes-battery-drain-third-party-keyboards-siri

 

Apple Patches Multiple Vulnerabilities Across Platforms

Updates address two separate issues in Apple's desktop and mobile operating systems.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/apple-patches-multiple-vulnerabilities-across-platforms/d/d-id/1335941

 

This Little Chip and Big Box Will Change Your Home Internet

Qualcomm's new home Internet box will grab 5G from towers a mile from your house.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370951/this-little-chip-and-big-box-will-change-your-home-internet

 

These phone chargers are causing burns and fires

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/584270/these-phone-chargers-are-causing-burns-and-fires

 

Report: Microsoft makes it difficult to create local accounts in Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/report-microsoft-makes-it-difficult-to-create-local-accounts-in-windows-10/

 

Windows 10 update KB4517211 (build 18362.387) releases for version 1903

Devices running the May 2019 Update are now receiving cumulative update KB4517211 to fix a bunch of issue, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4517211-windows-10-build-18362-387-1903/

 

Best cheap true wireless earbuds: Top AirPods alternatives for $100 or less

Looking for an AirPods alternative that costs a lot less? Here are some truly wireless budget models worth considering.

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-cheap-true-wireless-headphones-top-airpods-alternatives-for-less/

 

How to Secure Your Alexa Device

Keep personal information stored with Alexa safe from hackers

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

 

How to Block Unwanted Emails, Phone Calls, and Messages in iOS 13

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-block-unwanted-emails-phone-calls-and-messages-1838449694

 

8 Most Important Features To Consider Before Buying An Antivirus

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-consider-before-buying-antivirus/

 

Magecart card-skimming group targets L7 routers used by high-traffic locales

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/magecart-card-skimming-group-targets-l7-routers-used-by-high-traffic-locales/

 

Are My Skype Calls Recorded?

Skype calls recorded by Skype? Possible, but until recently, highly unlikely. However, there's a much scarier scenario that no technology can prevent.

https://askleo.com/are_my_skype_calls_recorded/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jj6fbPjsYpdfbL

 

How to Use Chrome OS on a Raspberry Pi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-chrome-os-raspberry-pi/

 

How To Run iOS Apps on a Mac

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

 

Microsoft Patch Alert: Botched IE zero-day patch leaves cognoscenti fuming

September’s surprise zero-day patch for Internet Explorer hole CVE-2019-1367 – released, but not released, then pushed sporadically, but only in preview, and never explained – leads us straight to the bottom of the barrel once again.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3216425/microsoft-patch-alert-botched-ie-zero-day-patch-leaves-cognoscenti-fuming.html

 

How to Sync Any Folder to OneDrive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/92892-sync-any-folder-onedrive-windows-10-a.html

 

How To Change Username On Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint Or Fedora

This is a step by step guide on how to change your username on Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint (and other Linux distributions based on Debian/Ubuntu), and Fedora.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/how-to-change-username-on-ubuntu-debian.html

 

What You’ll Need to Run Windows 10 19H2 (Version 1909)

A new feature update is just around the corner, as Microsoft is expected to finalize the development of Windows 10 19H2 sometime this month.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-you-ll-need-to-run-windows-10-19h2-version-1909-527600.shtml

 

New ‘unpatchable’ iPhone exploit could allow permanent jailbreaking on hundreds of millions of devices

All devices from the iPhone 4S to the iPhone X are impacted

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/27/20886835/iphone-exploit-checkm8-axi0mx-security-flaw-vunerability-jailbreak-permanent-bootrom-ios

 

Why You Need to Think About API Security

Businesses of all sorts are increasingly relying on APIs to interact with customers in smartphone apps, but they have their own unique set of vulnerabilities.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/why-you-need-to-think-about-api-security/a/d-id/1335861

 

Qualcomm Proves 5G Works Around Corners

We thought millimeter-wave 5G couldn't go around a corner, but Qualcomm just proved us wrong. So what's up with Verizon?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370948/qualcomm-proves-5g-works-around-corners

 

Watch out for this message promising free internet data - It's a scam

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/584240/watch-out-for-this-message-promising-free-internet-data-its-a-scam-alert

 

SimpleScreenRecorder is a user friendly video capturing app for Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/28/simplescreenrecorder-is-a-user-friendly-video-capturing-app-for-linux/

 

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

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

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

 

10 weirdest things you can make Amazon Echo do

These bizarre Alexa commands are borderline creeptastic.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/10-weirdest-things-you-can-make-amazon-echo-do/

 

What Is Mini LED?

How is it different than LED and Micro LED?

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-mini-led-4769569

 

Update to iOS 13.1 Now (update version is now 13.1.1)

https://lifehacker.com/update-to-ios-13-1-now-1838412062

 

Flathub vs. Snap Store: Which App Store Should You Use?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/flathub-vs-snap-store/

 

Kaspersky releases decryptors for FortuneCrypt and Yalon ransomware

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/kaspersky-releases-decryptors-for-fortunecrypt-and-yalon-ransomware/

 

Are Deleted Files also Deleted from Backups?

Old backups typically have all of the files that were on your machine at the time the backup was taken -- and that's what you want.

https://askleo.com/are-deleted-files-also-deleted-from-backups/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Jj6fbPjsYpdfbL

 

How an iPhone Vulnerability Allowed Websites to Hack iOS Devices

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

 

How To Download iPhone/iPad Apps without Using an Apple ID

https://www.techjunkie.com/download-apps-without-apple-id/

 

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

 

How to Lock OneDrive Personal Vault in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141506-lock-onedrive-personal-vault-windows-10-a.html

 

ps_mem Shows Per-Program Memory Usage On Linux

Unlike many other tools that report memory usage per process, ps_mem reports the RAM usage of programs. For example it shows how much RAM is used by all Chromium processes combined.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/04/psmem-shows-per-program-memory-usage-on.html

 

Windows 10 19H2 Expected to Launch Any Day Now

Microsoft is believed to be giving the finishing touches to Windows 10 19H2, the update that according to the company’s typical release schedule is supposed to launch in the fall.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-19h2-expected-to-launch-any-day-now-527610.shtml

 

Police raid ‘bulletproof’ hosting company run out of former NATO bunker

Seven people were arrested

https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/27/20886971/german-nato-bunker-bulletproof-hosting-raid

 

7 Ways VPNs Can Turn from Ally to Threat

VPNs are critical pieces of the security infrastructure, but they can be vulnerable, hackable, and weaponized against you. Here are seven things to be aware of before you ignore your VPN.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/7-ways-vpns-can-turn-from-ally-to-threat/d/d-id/1335833

 

McDonald's Lets You Ask Alexa for a Job

The Apply Thru voice experience is the world's first voice-initiated application process according to McDonald's.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370945/mcdonalds-lets-you-ask-alexa-for-a-job

 

How to tell if someone is bugging or tracking you

https://www.komando.com/tips/581135/how-to-tell-if-someone-is-bugging-or-tracking-you

 

Disable Windows 10 Game Bar tips and notifications

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/27/disable-windows-10-game-bar-tips-and-notifications/

 

Don't Use Credit Apps as a Substitute for Checking Your Credit Report

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/dont-use-credit-apps-as-a-substitute-for-checking-your-1838486190

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Google Draws House Antitrust Scrutiny of Internet Protocol

New standard could alter web’s competitive landscape, cable and wireless companies say

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-draws-house-antitrust-scrutiny-of-internet-protocol-11569765637

 

The latest iOS 13.1.1 patch should fix your Siri and battery life problems

https://www.techradar.com/news/the-latest-ios-1311-patch-should-fix-your-siri-and-battery-life-problems

 

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/

 

How to Uninstall Kaspersky Antivirus From Mac or PC

Remove this software from any computer

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-uninstall-kaspersky-antivirus-mac-pc-4770252

 

The fast, massive 1TB Intel 660p NVMe SSD is just $85 at Newegg

Intel's 1TB 660p M.2 NVMe SSD is just $85 with checkout code at Newegg.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3441799/the-fast-massive-1tb-intel-660p-nvme-ssd-is-just-85-at-newegg.html

 

YouTube Music will be preinstalled on Android 10 and new Android 9 devices

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/27/youtube-music-will-be-preinstalled-on-android-10-and-new-android-9-devices/

 

Why smart home devices may be an open invitation to hackers

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-smart-home-devices-may-be-an-open-invitation-to-hackers/

 

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

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

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

 

The new version of Microsoft Edge might come to Linux

Microsoft Edge might come to Linux, joining counterparts on Windows 10, Android, Mac, and iOS.

https://www.windowscentral.com/new-version-microsoft-edge-might-come-linux

 

Ransomware Decryptors Released for Yatron, WannaCryFake, & FortuneCrypt

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-decryptors-released-for-yatron-wannacryfake-and-fortunecrypt/

 

Specify Engaged restart transition and notification schedule for Updates

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/specify-engaged-restart-transition-and-notification-schedule-for-updates

 

How to download videos on your iPhone or iPad

https://macpaw.com/how-to/download-videos-on-iphone

 

Google Photos vs. OneDrive: What’s the Best Backup Tool?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-photos-vs-onedrive-backup/

 

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

 

What You’ll Need to Run Windows 10 19H2 (Version 1909)

A new feature update is just around the corner, as Microsoft is expected to finalize the development of Windows 10 19H2 sometime this month.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-you-ll-need-to-run-windows-10-19h2-version-1909-527600.shtml

 

Android Apps Caught Obscenely Overcharging Users

Google Play loophole exploited to charge you hundreds of dollars

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/android-apps-caught-obscenely-overcharging-users

 

Insta-who? The First-Ever Photo Editing App Is Back

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/insta-first-ever-photo-editing-192100731.html

 

How to make your iPhone XR last almost 3 days per charge

https://bgr.com/2019/09/28/iphone-xr-battery-case-amazon-best-price-today/

 

Anker unveils six affordable AirPod alternatives

They included updated Liberty Air models and sweatproof sport options.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/anker-soundcore-wireless-earbuds-liberty/?guccounter=1

 

School and university data breach exposes details on thousands of students

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/585596/school-and-university-data-breach-exposes-details-on-thousands-of-students

 

Verizon Launches 5G in NYC: First Speed Results Up to 1.6Gbps

Verizon launched its millimeter-wave 5G in three more cities today, with more range than we saw previously in Chicago.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370974/verizon-launches-5g-in-nyc-first-speed-results-up-to-1-6gbp

 

Are fitness trackers the future of healthcare?

Your next wearable could save your life

https://www.techradar.com/news/are-fitness-trackers-the-future-of-healthcare

 

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/

 

How to Set up a Nest Learning Thermostat

Nest setup is fast and easy; you'll be saving money in no time

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-up-nest-smart-thermostat-4767606

 

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

 

To curb lobbying power, Elizabeth Warren wants to reinstate the Office of Technology Assessment

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/27/to-curb-lobbying-power-elizabeth-warren-wants-to-reinstate-the-office-of-technology-assessment/

 

Alexa Skills: Cheat sheet

Alexa apps, called Alexa Skills, are what makes the digital assistant shine. Here's what developers, business professionals, and home users need to know about using Alexa Skills.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/alexa-skills-cheat-sheet/

 

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

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

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

 

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now 'ready for broad deployment' to everyone

The designation comes just over four months since the May 2019 Update launched.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-may-2019-update-now-ready-broad-deployment-everyone

 

Microsoft Phishing Attack Uses Google Redirects to Evade Detection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-phishing-attack-uses-google-redirects-to-evade-detection/

 

Fix NVIDIA GameStream not working on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/nvidia-gamestream-not-working

 

How to access your iCloud photos on any device

https://macpaw.com/how-to/access-icloud-photos

 

How to Compress Large Audio Files: 5 Easy and Effective Ways

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tools-compress-audio-files/

 

This Is The Galaxy Fold Samsung Should Release

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jaymcgregor/2019/09/28/this-is-the-galaxy-fold-samsung-should-release/

 

Google Chrome Bug on Windows 10 Breaks Down Jump Lists

A bug in the latest version of Google Chrome causes the browser’s jump list on Windows 10 to no longer show up.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/google-chrome-bug-on-windows-10-breaks-down-jump-lists-527593.shtml

 

iPhone Security Alert: Apple Warns of iOS Keyboard Threat

Third-party keyboards may get full access without your say-so

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/iphone-security-alert-apple-warns-of-ios-keyboard-threat

 

New Malware Swaps Out Crypto Wallet Addresses as You Type Them

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/malware-swaps-crypto-wallet-addresses-170006787.html

 

Anker’s new true wireless earbuds have 100-hour battery life and a $10 discount to celebrate the launch

https://bgr.com/2019/09/27/anker-true-wireless-earbuds-launch-sale/

 

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

And they're Alexa-powered too.

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

 

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

 

Qualcomm Insists There's a Path to Better 5G

US carriers' 5G may be frustrating, but there are years of improvements to come, Qualcomm says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370971/qualcomm-insists-theres-a-path-to-better-5g

 

Windows 10 problems are ruining Microsoft’s reputation – and the damage can’t be understated

Reputation deflation is the path to damnation…

https://www.techradar.com/news/windows-10-problems-are-ruining-microsofts-reputation-and-the-damage-cant-be-underestimated

 

How to check if Windows 10 version 1909 (19H2) is installed on your PC

Version 1909 is the next major refresh of Windows 10, but is it already installed on your PC? Here's how to find out.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-windows-10-1903-19h2-installed/

 

The 8 Best Security Cameras of 2019

Monitor your home with these top picks

https://www.lifewire.com/best-security-cameras-4769229

 

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

 

DARPA aims to make networks 100 times speedier with FastNIC

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/26/darpa-aims-to-make-networks-100-times-speedier-with-fastnic/

 

Intel's 'Barlow Pass' Optane DC persistent memory comes to workstations

Intel showcased 96-layer QLC and previewed 144-layer QLC NAND, and is bringing Optane DIMMs to workstations, though research into PLC is unlikely to hit the mainstream.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/intels-barlow-pass-optane-dc-persistent-memory-comes-to-workstations/

 

How to open items in the enclosing folder directly from a Spotlight search in macOS

There’s a keyboard shortcut and a few other hidden tricks.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3433898/how-to-open-items-in-the-enclosing-folder-directly-from-a-spotlight-search-in-macos.html

 

The latest cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903 has plenty of bug fixes

A cumulative update for devices running Windows 10 version 1903 is available.

https://www.windowscentral.com/latest-cumulative-update-windows-10-version-1903-has-plenty-bug-fixes

 

Hackers Replace Windows Narrator to Get SYSTEM Level Access

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-replace-windows-narrator-to-get-system-level-access/

 

How to repair corrupt videos on Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-repair-corrupt-videos-on-windows10-pc

 

MacBook Microphone is not working

https://macpaw.com/how-to/microphone-not-working-mac

 

15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do on Instagram

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-things-didnt-know-instagram/

 

Be Forewarned, The Much Maligned Windows 10 Update 1903 Is Coming For Your PC

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marcochiappetta/2019/09/27/be-forewarned-the-much-maligned-windows-10-update-1903-is-coming-for-your-pc/

 

Windows 10 Version 1903 Finally Helps Microsoft Get Over Version 1809 Fiasco

Windows 10 version 1903, or the May 2019 Update, has become the top version of the operating system on the market, according to new data provided by AdDuplex for the month of September.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-version-1903-finally-helps-microsoft-get-over-version-1809-fiasco-527590.shtml

 

Apple iOS 13 Users Report Credit Card Security Flaw

But is it really an iOS 13 problem?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-ios-13-users-report-credit-card-security-flaw

 

Smartphones With the Best Battery Life

https://news.yahoo.com/smartphones-best-battery-life-100000770.html

 

Save $30 on a Garmin dash cam that’s smaller than your car key

https://bgr.com/2019/09/27/dash-cam-amazon-sale-garmin-mini/

 

Food Network's cooking instruction service lets you ask Alexa for help

You can use your voice to watch live classes or navigate recipes.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/discovery-food-network-kitchen-alexa/

 

Beware of fake Equifax claims websites trying to scam you

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/584900/beware-of-fake-equifax-claims-websites-trying-to-scam-you

 

Amazon Upgrades Echo Lineup With Studio Speaker, Glow Smart Light

With a sub-$200 price tag, the Echo Studio looks to be Amazon's effort to appeal to audio enthusiasts who might otherwise pick up a Sonos or HomePod. But it was just one of more than a dozen new hardware products Amazon announced today.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370961/amazon-upgrades-echo-lineup-with-studio-speaker-glow-smart

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 review

The best Android tablet on the market

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

 

How to avoid problems installing Windows 10 version 1909

Use these tips to prepare and avoid problems during the installation of the Windows 10 19H2 update when it rolls out sometime in September 2019.

https://pureinfotech.com/avoid-problems-installing-windows-10-1909/

 

The CCleaner Virus: What It Is and How to Remove It

Hackers targeted your favorite utility tool

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-the-ccleaner-virus-4770080

 

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

 

Why is Dropbox reinventing itself?

A chat with Dropbox VP of Product Adam Nash and CTO Quentin Clark

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/29/why-is-dropbox-reinventing-itself/

 

How to use Thunderbird's Send Later add-on

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-thunderbirds-send-later-add-on/

 

Apple ID: How to change your email address

If you’re about to leave a job or abandon an address, make changes first.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3433945/apple-id-how-to-change-your-email-address.html

 

Best Vertical Mouse for Carpal Tunnel in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-vertical-mouse-carpal-tunnel

 

Cloudflare's WARP Secures iOS and Android Web Traffic for Free

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cloudflares-warp-secures-ios-and-android-web-traffic-for-free/

 

How to detect and avoid PayPal Scams

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-detect-and-avoid-paypal-scams

 

How to check Mac battery health

https://macpaw.com/how-to/check-mac-battery-health

 

Hotmail Is Dead! Microsoft Outlook Email Services Explained

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

 

I tried Amazon's new smart night light, and it's a cute device for tech-savvy kids

https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-echo-glow-review

 

What Windows 10 Version 1903 “Ready for Broad Deployment” Means

Windows 10 version 1903, or the May 2019 Update, is officially “ready for broad deployment,” with Microsoft now recommending commercial customers to update their devices as soon as possible.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/what-windows-10-version-1903-ready-for-broad-deployment-means-527598.shtml

 

Don't Sell Your Old Hard Drive Until You Do This

Most used hard drives still hold the previous owner's data

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/dont-sell-your-old-hard-drive-until-you-do-this

 

DirecTV may not renew Sunday Ticket

https://sports.yahoo.com/directv-may-not-renew-sunday-194604236.html

 

This $190 Chromebook is an Amazon best-seller

https://bgr.com/2019/09/27/chromebook-price-amazon-sale/

 

Amazon Sidewalk aims to connect outdoor tech beyond your WiFi range

It can ping you when the mail comes or your dog leaves the yard.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/amazon-sidewalk-outdoor-network/

 

Remove yourself from this people search site now

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

 

Amazon Is Turning Up Alexa's Privacy Settings

Echo owners will have new commands at their disposals like 'Alexa, tell me what you heard' and 'Alexa, delete what I just said.'

https://www.pcmag.com/news/370960/amazon-is-turning-up-alexas-privacy-settings

 

How to download the iPadOS update

iPadOS is a whole new operating system for your iPad

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-download-the-ipados-update

 

Apple Music update is exactly what Google Chromecast owners have been waiting for

APPLE has been slowly building new features into its Apple Music streaming app on Android. However, there has been a very obvious omission from the service that it has taken four years for the iPhone manufacturers to address.

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/1184080/Apple-Music-Android-Update-Google-Chromecast-Support

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