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Why you should set up two-factor authentication to protect yourself online

https://www.komando.com/tips/585767/how-to-set-up-two-factor-authentication-to-protect-yourself-online

 

ITUNES IS OFFICIALLY DEAD

The latest Mac OS Catalina has been released

https://djmag.com/news/itunes-officially-dead

 

How to Change the Default Font in LibreOffice

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-default-font-libreoffice/

 

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/

 

Extract images and other content from Office documents with this simple trick

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/11/extract-images-and-other-content-from-office-documents-with-this-simple-trick/

 

BitPaymer ransomware attackers exploit Apple flaw to bypass detection

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/bitpaymer-ransomware-attackers-exploit-apple-flaw-to-bypass-detection/

 

How to screenshot on a Windows 10 PC

Quickly capture what you see

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

 

Best Kodi Add-ons – September 2019

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-kodi-addons/

 

How to Cancel a Print Job

Learn how to clear the printer queue

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

 

Intel Proposes New Type of Memory to Fix Speculative Execution Flaws

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299739-intel-proposes-new-type-of-memory-to-fix-speculative-execution-flaws

 

3D printer turns out organs that act like the real thing

Synthetic organs printed by the Digital Anatomy printer could replace cadavers as training tools for medical students.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/3d-printer-turns-out-organs-that-act-like-the-real-thing/

 

The most important thing to check before buying a Chromebook

Save yourself from buyer's remorse by thinking through what a Chrome OS device-maker won't tell you.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3405893/buying-a-chromebook.html

 

Life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold

After returning the original model and swapping out a damaged unit, here are my impressions of the foldable

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/11/life-with-the-samsung-galaxy-fold/?yptr=yahoo

 

Identity Thief Spends $5 Million on Cloud Computing to Mine Cryptocurrency

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/identity-thief-spends-5-million-190053305.html

 

How to sync contacts from your iPhone to your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/sync-contacts-from-iphone-to-mac

 

Windows 10 Can Now Make and Receive Android Phone Calls

The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build adds support for using your PC speakers and microphone to handle calls from your linked Android phone.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371220/windows-10-can-now-make-and-receive-android-phone-calls

 

3 downloads you need to keep your Windows computer safe

https://www.komando.com/downloads/585797/3-downloads-you-need-to-keep-your-windows-computer-safe

 

How to Use iOS 13’s New “Sign in with Apple” Feature

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-sign-in-with-apple/

 

Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, finalized

Microsoft confirms that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update has been completed, and it's expected to start rolling out to supported devices in the coming weeks.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-november-2019-update-1909-finalized/

 

OBS Studio is an open source video recorder and streaming app for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/10/obs-studio-open-source-video-recorder-and-streaming-app-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

 

Twitter users’ 2FA info found its way to advertisers

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/twitter-users-2fa-info-found-its-way-to-advertisers/

 

How to use Google Assistant to watch TV

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

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

 

How to Watch College Football on Kodi

https://www.techjunkie.com/watch-college-football-kodi-2/

 

How to Connect a Printer to a Laptop

Print from further away using your laptop

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

 

AMD’s Surface Partnership With Microsoft Is Just the Beginning

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299718-amds-surface-partnership-with-microsoft-is-just-the-beginning

 

Photos: 3D printer creates organs that look and feel like the real thing

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/3d-printer-creates-organs-that-look-and-feel-like-the-real-thing/

 

What is Curl in Linux, How to use? You should check these methods

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2503919

 

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 is a solid smartwatch for Android users

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/12/samsungs-galaxy-watch-active-2-is-a-solid-smartwatch-for-android-users/?yptr=yahoo

 

Broadcom Unveils Wi-Fi 6 Chip to Boost Connectivity Devices

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/broadcom-unveils-wi-fi-6-132201549.html

 

How to transfer your data from Android to iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/transfer-android-to-iphone

 

One in Five People Have Killed a Social Media Profile for Privacy

New research commissioned by DuckDuckGo shows the online privacy age may have finally arrived when it comes to individual habits, at least.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371232/one-in-five-people-have-killed-a-social-media-profile-for-pr

 

7 Apps every forgetful person needs

https://www.komando.com/apps/585776/apps-every-forgetful-person-needs

 

How to Install OSMC on a Raspberry Pi

https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-osmc-on-raspberry-pi/

 

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

If after installing the Windows 10 November 2019 Update you're experiencing Wi-Fi issues, then use these four solutions to fix the problem to get back online.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-10-1909/

 

First look at CCleaner's Health Check feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/10/first-look-at-ccleaners-health-check-feature/

 

DIA analyst arrested for disclosing classified info to two journalists

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/dia-analyst-arrested-for-disclosing-classified-info-to-two-journalists/

 

How to disable Bixby on your Samsung phone and Samsung TV

Disable, delete or remove Bixby

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

 

How to Re-Add Missing Dock Icons on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/missing-dock-icons-mac/

 

Can’t Find the Printer on Your Network in Windows 10?

Learn how to fix printer issues in Windows 10, 8, and 7

https://www.lifewire.com/find-printer-on-windows-10-network-4586770

 

System Cleaner BleachBit 2.3 Switches To GTK+ 3, Includes Much Faster File Scanning

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/system-cleaner-bleachbit-23-switches-to.html

 

The desktop is dead, and Intel's NUC killed it: AMD to build a SFF PC kit

Optical media and traditional hard drives are giving way to streaming video and SSDs for end users. As a result, the ATX form factor is falling by the wayside.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-desktop-is-dead-and-intels-nuc-killed-it-amd-to-build-a-sff-pc-kit/

 

SEARCH SMARTER WITH THE DUCKDUCKGO SEARCH ENGINE

If you’ve been using DuckDuckGo as your search engine because you’d rather not have everything tracked (e.g., Google, Bing), good on you! Did you know that it has a pretty sophisticated search language too? Here’s a primer…

https://www.askdavetaylor.com/search-smarter-with-the-duckduckgo-search-engine/

 

Intel Xe Could Join AMD and NVIDIA GPUs in 2020

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/intel-xe-could-join-amd-and-nvidia-gpus-in-2020/

 

Microsoft's leaner Windows 10 update process begins with new patch

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-11-windows-10-update-19h2-version-1909.html

 

How to switch iPhones and set up your new iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/set-up-new-iphone

 

Report: iPhone SE 2, New iPad Pro in Early 2020

If the latest report is to be believed, we'll be getting a smaller, cheaper iPhone SE 2, an iPad Pro with a 3D time-of-flight sensor, and an AR headset early next year.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371222/report-iphone-se-2-new-ipad-pro-in-early-2020

 

The best weather apps for forecasting and real-time updates

https://www.komando.com/apps/585794/the-best-weather-app-for-forecasting-and-real-time-updates

 

How to Add Google Photos to Photos App in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-google-photos-photos-app-windows/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909, NOVEMBER 2019 UPDATE: ALL NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES (instead of calling it a Service Pack, the call it a Service Stack Update (SSU))

UPDATED 10/11: Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, is expected to release in October, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-features/

 

Opera 64 launches with built-in tracker blocker

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/09/opera-64-launches-with-built-in-tracker-blocker/

 

Diplomats used WhatsApp, personal phones to discuss Ukraine policy

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/diplomats-used-whatsapp-personal-phones-to-discuss-ukraine-policy/

 

How to record your screen on Windows, macOS, iOS or Android

Capture all the action

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/record-your-screen

 

How to Transfer Videos from Camera to Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/download-videos-camera-mac/

 

What Is a Windows SmartScreen Filter?

Stop malware and other unknown programs from invading your PC

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

 

Cast To TV v11 GNOME Chromecast Extension Adds Remote Widget Playlist, GNOME Shell 3.34 Support

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/cast-to-tv-v11-gnome-chromecast.html

 

5G wireless test bed boosts security research in Virginia

Universities throughout Virginia will experiment with how to best deploy 5G networks, focusing on security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/5g-wireless-test-bed-boosts-security-research-in-virginia/

 

Is Your macOS Catalina Install Stuck? Here's How to Fix It

https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/fix-macos-catalina-stuck-install/

 

Is Apple Expediting Its 5G iPhone Launch?

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/is-apple-expediting-its-5g-iphone-launch/?yptr=yahoo

 

Here's Why the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Deserves a Spot on Your Wrist

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/heres-why-samsung-galaxy-watch-140000397.html

 

How to update your iPhone: The complete iOS update guide

https://macpaw.com/how-to/ios-update

 

These Researchers Want to Save You From Ransomware (for Free)

A group of security researchers at Emsisoft, Avast, and elsewhere are developing free tools that can (sometimes) reverse ransomware infections. Here's why they pursue this occasionally dangerous hobby, and how you can get your hands on their tools.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371042/these-researchers-want-to-save-you-from-ransomware-for-free

 

Stream a video on your TV while keeping the audio on your phone

https://www.komando.com/apps/407869/stream-videos-on-your-tv-from-your-phone-or-tablet

 

Microsoft Bans 38 File Extensions from Web Outlook – Here’s How to Send Them

https://www.maketecheasier.com/send-file-extensions-blocked-from-outlook/

 

Apple is finally fixing its dreaded MacBook Pro keyboard design once and for all

https://bgr.com/2019/10/09/macbook-pro-keyboard-not-working-new-scissor-design/

 

Has your newborn's identity already been stolen?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/newborns-identity-already-stolen-154434758.html

 

Google is reportedly testing a 5G version of the Pixel 4

It might not ship until months later, if it ships at all.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/09/google-5g-pixel-4-testing-report/

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

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

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

 

[Firefox Tip] Block About:Config, About:Addons, About:Profiles and About:Support Pages

https://www.askvg.com/firefox-tip-block-about-config-about-addons-about-profiles-and-about-support-pages/

 

Macs Targeted by Tarmac Malware: What to Do

Tarmac malware maps our your Mac's innards

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/macs-targeted-by-tarmac-malware-what-to-do

 

The best graphics cards for PC gaming

We'll help you find the best graphics card to fit your needs.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3106426/the-best-graphics-cards-for-pc-gaming.html

 

DHS cyber unit wants to subpoena ISPs to identify vulnerable systems

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/09/cisa-subpoena-powers-isp-vulnerable-systems/

 

Specific security effects behind moving to 5G

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/eu-member-states-publish-joint-report-on-5g-networks-security/

 

How to configure Windows 10 active hours to avoid sudden restarts during updates

You can stop Windows 10 from restarting your PC automatically to apply updates while you're actively using it. In this guide, we show you how.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-configure-active-hours-avoid-windows-10-sudden-restarts-during-updates

 

Here's How to Upgrade or Replace Your Hard DriveCategory: Hard-Drives

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_upgrade_or_replace_your_hard_drive.html

 

Facebook images not loading? Try these working fixes!

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

 

10 tips for Blue Light Awareness Day

California has declared Blue Light Awareness Day, but the hazards of blue-light emissions from digital devices is a worldwide concern.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-tips-for-blue-light-awareness-day/

 

Apple Watch Series 4 prices keep dropping at Amazon

The Series 4 is almost as good as the Series 5, and today, it's a heck of a lot less expensive.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3445368/apple-watch-series-4-prices-keep-dropping-at-amazon.html

 

Nokia 2720 Flip review: proof you can’t opt out of the smartphone generation

WhatsApp and a T9 keyboard don’t mix

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/4/20896976/nokia-2720-flip-phone-review-specs-features-price

 

The 4-star Logitech G513 keyboard is tantalizing close to its all-time low

The Logitech G513 RGB Keyboard with GX Blue switches and RGB lighting is on sale for $123.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3444580/the-4-star-logitech-g513-keyboard-is-tantalizing-close-to-its-all-time-low.html

 

Android Inventor Andy Rubin Teases New Essential Phone

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/android-inventor-andy-rubin-teases-220046703.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Get 2 Months of Amazon Kindle Unlimited for Free

Kindle Unlimited usually costs $9.99 per month, so you're saving $19.98 with this deal. The subscription gives you unlimited access to more than one million books.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/369564/prime-day-freebie-get-3-months-of-kindle-unlimited-for-noth

 

Easy ways to fix common printer problems

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

 

HP Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your PC: What to Do

Diagnostic software could give bad guys control

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/hp-flaw-lets-hackers-hijack-your-pc-what-to-do

 

Watch us build this PC with Threadripper and GeForce RTX inside

Precision-crafted, artisanal stainless steel handles and aluminium case meet true PC power this Wednesday.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444377/watch-us-build-this-pc-with-threadripper-and-geforce-rtx-inside.html

 

Google’s Pixel 4 launches next week; here’s what we expect

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/11/googles-pixel-4-launches-next-week-heres-what-we-expect/

 

The Week in Ransomware - October 11th 2019 - Decryptors Released!

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/the-week-in-ransomware-october-11th-2019-decryptors-released/

 

Best Surface Pro Docks and Docking Stations in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-surface-pro-docks-and-docking-stations

 

Replace Your Paid Software with Free Alternatives

https://askbobrankin.com/replace_your_paid_software_with_free_alternatives.html

 

WifiMouse turns your Phone into a wireless mouse

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

 

The problem with AI? People

As much as we want to rely on machines to improve our thinking, it turns out the interplay between human and machine is complicated.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-problem-with-ai-people/

 

That’s right: You can’t turn off Personal Hotspot in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

A change in philosophy has removed an off switch.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444225/that-s-right-you-can-t-turn-off-personal-hotspot-in-ios-13-and-ipados-13.html

 

Chromebook 101: how to find keyboard shortcuts

Keep typing

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20899445/chromebook-101-how-to-keyboard-shortcuts-search-window

 

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

 

Apple's New Mac Update Is Here (and Free). But You Might Want to Wait

https://news.yahoo.com/apples-mac-free-might-want-175831280.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

How to Download Video From Your Favorite Streaming Service

Streaming requires an internet connection, right? Nope. Here's how to download and watch videos from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and more while off the grid.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/353561/how-to-watch-amazon-and-netflix-offline

 

How to watch live sports if you've cut the cord on cable

https://www.komando.com/tips/587993/how-to-watch-live-sports-if-youve-cut-the-cord-on-cable

 

iPhone SE 2 Reportedly Launching Early 2020

iPhone 8 body with iPhone 11 power

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/iphone-se-2-reportedly-launching-early-2020

 

Intel slashes prices of 9th-gen desktop 'F' chips without integrated graphics by up to 20 percent

If you know you'll have a discrete GPU in your box, then Intel has an "F" part to sell you.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3442738/intel-slashes-prices-of-9th-gen-desktop-f-chips-without-integrated-graphics-by-up-to-20-percent.html

 

Russia’s Yandex introduces an Echo Dot-style smart speaker

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/10/russias-yandex-introduces-an-echo-dot-style-smart-speaker/

 

FIN7 Hackers Load New RAT Malware Into ATM Maker's Software

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fin7-hackers-load-new-rat-malware-into-atm-makers-software/

 

Surface Book 2 updates fix CPU throttling, GPU missing from device manager

Battery life improvements are also tagging along with several other Surface firmware updates.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-firmware-updates-bring-improved-battery-life-several-surface-devices

 

Geekly Update - 09 October 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_09_october_2019.html

 

How to create Desktop Shortcut to Favorites in Windows 10

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

 

How to improve PC performance by fixing the Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver

Sometimes a Windows 10 update will not replace an old driver like you would expect. In those cases, you must troubleshoot and solve the problem yourself.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-improve-pc-performance-by-fixing-the-intel-rapid-storage-technology-driver/

 

With Catalina, the Mac leans on Apple’s other devices

Apple’s other devices have grown up and are here to bring their own unique strengths to support the Mac.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3445361/with-catalina-the-mac-leans-on-apple-s-other-devices.html

 

IPADOS REVIEW: 50 PERCENT MORE COMPUTER

It’s complicated, finally

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20898883/ipados-review-13-apple-features-multitasking-sidecar-browser-bugs-computer

 

This Radeon RX 5700, our favorite 1440p GPU, is a mammoth $70 off

Newegg is selling an Asus Radeon RX 5700 reference card for $280 with checkout code and MIR.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445220/this-radeon-rx-5700-our-favorite-1440p-gpu-is-a-mammoth-70-off.html

 

Apple’s Merged iPad, Mac Apps Leave Developers Uneasy, Users Paying Twice

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-merged-ipad-mac-apps-120002206.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

The Ultimate Cord Cutter's Guide

Ready to ditch cable TV? There are a lot of things to consider before you become a full-time cord cutter. Here are the streaming services and devices you'll need to get started.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/332854/the-ultimate-cord-cutters-guide

 

If your kids play Fortnite, this new threat could put your data at risk

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/590603/popular-kids-game-hacked-putting-personal-data-at-risk

 

2020 iPad Pro Will Have OLED-Killing Display (Report)

OLED is so 2019

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/2020-ipad-pro-will-have-oled-killing-display-report

 

Microsoft will bring its powerful cloud dictation and transcription services to Word in 2020

Microsoft also hints that "pricing plans" are in the works, meaning that cloud transcription, at least, probably won't be free.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444099/microsoft-will-bring-its-powerful-cloud-dictation-and-transcription-services-to-word-in-2020.html

 

What the hell is up with this Essential device?

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/08/what-the-hell-is-up-with-this-essential-device/

 

Nemty 1.6 Ransomware Released and Pushed via RIG Exploit Kit

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nemty-16-ransomware-released-and-pushed-via-rig-exploit-kit/

 

iTunes and iCloud vulnerability allowed Windows ransomware to be installed undetected

Apple has since patched the exploit

https://www.windowscentral.com/itunes-and-icloud-vulnerability-allowed-windows-ransomware-be-installed-undetected

 

Here's How to Upgrade Your Old Computer

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_upgrade_your_old_computer.html

 

How to uninstall Programs not listed in Control Panel in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/uninstall-programs-not-listed-in-control-panel

 

Open source hardware: The problems and promise

Open source hardware projects have struggled to gain the mass audience that popular open source software projects have. This may not matter.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-source-hardware-the-problems-and-promise/

 

iPhone touch gestures and commands—no Home button, no problem!

No Home button, no problem! Here's how you navigate modern iPhones with edge-to-edge displays.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3235724/iphone-touch-gestures-and-commands.html

 

AMD’s Radeon RX 5500 is its new entry-level competitor to Nvidia’s GTX 1650

But there’s still no sign of a high-end competitor to Nvidia

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20899088/amd-radeon-rx-5500-graphics-card-low-end-entry-level-gpu-release-date-news-features

 

An Acer Aspire laptop with Core i5 and 8GB of RAM is just $419 today

That's a solid set of hardware at a killer price

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445379/an-acer-aspire-laptop-with-core-i5-and-8gb-of-ram-is-just-419-today.html

 

Google's Pixel 3, one year later: Amazing camera, rough start

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-11-google-pixel-3-one-year-later-amazing-camera-rough-start.html

 

How to Stay Safe and Secure on Instagram

From activating two-factor authentication to restricting who can access your account or send you messages, here's how to stay safe on Facebook's photo-sharing app.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362969/how-to-stay-safe-and-secure-on-instagram

 

Blocking robocalls could become easier as phone carriers, all 50 states join forces

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/590633/blocking-robocalls-could-become-easier-as-phone-carriers-all-50-states-join-forces

 

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

But exploit requires special hardware and physical access

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

 

[Software Update] Opera 64 Now Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-opera-latest-version/

 

Ears on with Microsoft's Surface Earbuds: Tapping the cloud for transcription and more

At just under $250, however, the Surface Earbuds are a pricey investment.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3442958/ears-on-with-microsofts-surface-earbuds.html

 

Senate report says Russian election interference ‘invariably’ supported Trump, recommends national PSA

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/08/senate-report-says-russian-election-interference-invariably-supported-trump-recommends-national-psa/

 

What are apt-get Command Options in Linux You should know all of them

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2506399

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How China Uses LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Abroad (LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft)

Western intelligence officials say Chinese agents are contacting thousands of foreign citizens using LinkedIn, including former government officials.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/world/asia/china-linkedin-spies.html

 

Best VPN For Android Free Download now and protect your privacy.

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2507974

 

Data breaches expected to cost $5 trillion by 2024

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/research/annual-global-data-breach-costs-to-exceed-5-trillion-by-2024-report/

 

How to Connect to Wi-Fi Without Opening Your iPhone’s Settings

https://www.howtogeek.com/440171/how-to-connect-to-wi-fi-without-opening-your-iphones-settings/

 

How to Use Excel's Xlookup, the Newer and More Powerful Vlookup

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-use-excels-xlookup-the-newer-and-more-powerful-1838636148

 

Discover dangerous look-alike domains that could be used against you! 

Since look-alike domains are a dangerous vector for phishing attacks, it's top priority that you monitor for potentially harmful domains that can spoof your domain.

https://www.knowbe4.com/domain-doppelganger

 

Yahoo could owe you $358 or more as part of its privacy 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-could-owe-you-358-or-more-as-part-of-its-privacy-breach-settlement/

 

Check These Video Formats Your New LED TV Must Support

https://www.askvg.com/check-these-video-formats-your-new-led-tv-must-support/

 

Windows 10 Servicing Stack Updates Fix Secure Boot Issues

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-servicing-stack-updates-fix-secure-boot-issues/

 

Shade Sandbox lets you locally virtualize applications on Windows

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/shade-sandbox-lets-you-locally-virtualize-applications-on-windows

 

Ransomware threat raises National Guard's role in state cybersecurity

https://statescoop.com/ransomware-cybersecurity-state-government-national-guard-role/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909, NOVEMBER 2019 UPATE: ALL NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 10/11: Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, is expected to release in October, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-features/

 

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention

https://lifehacker.com/why-you-should-use-windows-defenders-ransomware-prevent-1837311176?1704-MUL-SOC-MUL-MUL-MUL-ElevateTW

 

Patch Tuesday preliminary report: Looks like the fourth time’s a charm

It’s still much too early to give yesterday’s Windows patches a clean bill of health, but initial reports are most encouraging. In particular, the printer spooling problems introduced by the emergency manual IE zero-day patches on Sept. 23 appear to be fixed.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3444938/patch-tuesday-preliminary-report-looks-like-the-fourth-time-s-a-charm.html

 

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach (Updated)

https://thenextweb.com/security/2019/08/28/cybersecurity-vendor-that-protects-firms-from-data-breaches-hit-by-data-breach/

 

Apple's New Mac Update Is Here (and Free). But You Might Want to Wait

https://news.yahoo.com/apples-mac-free-might-want-175831280.html

 

Facebook Patches Critical WhatsApp Security Flaw

Bug gives attackers a way to use GIF images to steal data from Android devices running the message app.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/facebook-patches-critical-whatsapp-security-flaw/d/d-id/1335993

 

When Will My Phone Get the Android 10 Update?

Unless you have a Google Pixel or Essential phone, you could be waiting awhile for Android 10. Here's when to expect Google's latest mobile OS on your phone.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/370539/when-will-my-phone-get-the-android-10-update

 

Check your phone! Popular Android games and photo apps hiding invasive adware

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589220/check-your-phone-popularandroid-games-and-photo-apps-hiding-invasive-adware

 

Fileless malware campaign abuses legit tools Node.js and WinDivert

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/fileless-malware-campaign-abuses-legit-tools-node-js-and-windivert/

 

Just Bought a Mac? 14 Essential Apps You Should Install

https://www.howtogeek.com/439832/just-bought-a-mac-14-essential-apps-you-should-install/

 

How the Pixel 4 Will Detect Car Crashes and Help You Reach 911

https://lifehacker.com/how-the-pixel-4-will-detect-car-crashes-and-help-you-re-1838679721

 

Ransomware Criminals Hack Dental Software Company And Take Hundreds Of Customers' Systems Hostage

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ransomware-criminals-hack-dental-software-company-and-take-hundreds-of-customers-systems-hostage

 

Your next big Mac update is here. Download and install MacOS Catalina now

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new MacOS 10.15 before you install it on your Mac.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/your-next-big-mac-update-is-here-download-and-install-macos-catalina-now/

 

[Tip] How to Access Hidden Secret “About:Config” Editor Page in Mozilla Thunderbird

https://www.askvg.com/tip-how-to-access-hidden-secret-aboutconfig-editor-page-in-mozilla-thunderbird/

 

Microsoft's October 2019 Patch Tuesday Fixes 59 Vulnerabilities

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-october-2019-patch-tuesday-fixes-59-vulnerabilities/

 

How to reinstall or reset Windows 10 via the Cloud

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-reinstall-or-reset-windows-10-via-the-cloud

 

A very deep dive into iOS Exploit chains found in the wild

https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2019/08/a-very-deep-dive-into-ios-exploit.html

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909, NOVEMBER 2019 UPDATE, RELEASE DATE DETAILS

As the Windows 10 version 1909 is finalize, Microsoft hints official release date for the end of October, early days of November 2019 — Here's are all the details.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-release-date/

 

White Unicorns: Cybersecurity’s Most Valuable Companies

Privately held startups worth $1,000,000,000 in the war against cybercrime

https://cybersecurityventures.com/white-unicorns-cybersecuritys-most-valuable-companies-who-are-they/

 

Patch Tuesday problems persist: Start stops, Edge crumbles, Outlook and VMware shake

It looks as if we’ve escaped the major inherited bug in Microsoft’s rapid-fire series of Windows patches — the printing problems have subsided. Now we’re seeing reports of a second wave of bugs: Start menu has critical errors, Edge won’t launch, Outlook won’t authenticate, and VMware looks suspect. It’s a mighty mess.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3445203/patch-tuesday-problems-persist-start-stops-edge-crumbles-outlook-and-vmware-shake.html

 

New Hampshire Passes Insurance Data Security Law

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/new-hampshire-passes-insurance-data-81328/

 

Microsoft releases Windows 10 preview that brings Android phone calls to PCs

https://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-releases-windows-10-preview-brings-android-phone-114008423.html

 

Researchers Link Magecart Group 4 to Cobalt Group

Their findings demonstrate how Group 4 is likely conducting server-side skimming in addition to client-side activity.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/researchers-link-magecart-group-4-to-cobalt-group/d/d-id/1335990

 

How We Test VPNs

At PCMag, we test and rate scores of VPNs each year to help you find the best one to keep you safe and anonymous online. Here's a look at our testing methodology and the way we arrive at our conclusions.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/359811/how-we-test-vpns

 

Best wireless chargers for Android

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

 

Attackers trojanize Windows Narrator tool to spy on Asian tech firms

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/attackers-trojanize-windows-narrator-tool-to-spy-on-asian-tech-firms/

 

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/

 

The iPad Can Finally Replace a Laptop for Most People

https://lifehacker.com/the-ipad-can-finally-replace-a-laptop-for-most-people-1838218935

 

MegaCortex Ransomware goes Fully Automated, Putting Enterprises at Risk of Ransoms in the Millions

https://blog.knowbe4.com/megacortex-ransomware-goes-fully-automated-putting-enterprises-at-risk-of-ransoms-in-the-millions

 

Don't mourn for iTunes. Here is how to listen to music on MacOS now

In MacOS Catalina, Apple does away with iTunes and lets the new Music app focus on songs, albums and playlists.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/dont-mourn-for-itunes-here-is-how-to-listen-to-music-on-macos-now/

 

[Tip] Stop Windows 10 from Collecting Your Typing Insights Data

https://www.askvg.com/tip-stop-windows-10-from-collecting-your-typing-insights-data/

 

Apple Software Update Zero-Day Used by BitPaymer Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/apple-software-update-zero-day-used-by-bitpaymer-ransomware/

 

Hourglass is a free desktop countdown timer for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/hourglass-free-countdown-timer-for-windows

 

New Potential Phishing Domains Targeting Top 50 Banks Rise 14% in First Half of 2019, New NormShield Research Finds

Nearly 2000 Potential Phishing Domains Registered From January to June

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-potential-phishing-domains-targeting-top-50-banks-rise-14-in-first-half-of-2019-new-normshield-research-finds-300901275.html

 

Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, finalized

Microsoft confirms that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update has been completed, and it's expected to start rolling out to supported devices in the coming weeks.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-november-2019-update-1909-finalized/

 

Developing personal OPSEC plans: 10 tips for protecting high-value targets

Attackers are increasingly targeting executives and employees who have access to sensitive enterprise data. Here's how to protect those individuals with personal OPSEC plans.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3429641/developing-personal-opsec-plans-10-tips-for-protecting-high-value-targets.html

 

Essential Teases Wacky Narrow Smartphone

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299937-essential-teases-wacky-narrow-smartphone

 

Phishers’ Favorites: Microsoft Holds Onto the #1 Spot but Facebook Phishing Surges

https://www.vadesecure.com/en/phishers-favorites-q2-2019/

 

Three easy ways to block robocalls fast

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/three-easy-ways-block-robocalls-164953153.html

 

American Express Insider Breaches Cardholder Information

The ex-employee accessed names, Social Security numbers, card numbers, and more in an attempt to commit fraud.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/american-express-insider-breaches-cardholder-information/d/d-id/1335988

 

US Attorney General William Barr Has Encryption All Wrong

Attorney General William Barr has a completely wrong-headed take on encryption, and he's not the only one. Adding backdoors to secure services is a terrible idea, despite its popularity with law enforcement.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/371208/us-attorney-general-william-barr-has-encryption-all-wrong

 

This Instagram hoax is fooling the internet - don't fall for it

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/590252/this-instagram-hoax-is-fooling-the-internet-dont-fall-for-it

 

Lawmakers advance bills that would add to DHS’ cyber responsibilities

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/lawmakers-advance-bills-that-wiould-add-to-dhs-cyber-responsibilities/

 

A New Wireless Standard: What Is Amazon Sidewalk?

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

 

Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

https://lifehacker.com/why-chrome-uses-so-much-freaking-ram-1702537477

 

Patch Tuesday Lowdown, October 2019 Edition

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/10/patch-tuesday-lowdown-october-2019-edition/

 

MacOS Catalina: 5 best things about Apple's new OS for your Mac

Your Mac just got a huge update, thanks to Catalina, the new version of the MacOS available now.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/macos-catalina-5-best-things-about-apples-new-os-for-your-mac/

 

[Tip] No One Can Turn Off Wi-Fi, Mobile Data, Location When Your Mobile Phone is Locked

Today in this tutorial, I'm going to share a very useful tip for Google Android mobile phone users. It'll help you in preventing others from turning off Wi-Fi, mobile data and location features in your mobile phone so that you can find or locate your mobile phone easily if it's lost or stolen.

https://www.askvg.com/tip-no-one-can-turn-off-wi-fi-mobile-data-location-when-your-mobile-phone-is-locked/

 

Microsoft Blocks Credential Theft Attack Targeting Dozens of Orgs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-blocks-credential-theft-attack-targeting-dozens-of-orgs/

 

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

 

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/08/nadella-warns-government-conference-not-to-betray-user-trust/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

If after installing the Windows 10 November 2019 Update you're experiencing Wi-Fi issues, then use these four solutions to fix the problem to get back online.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-10-1909/

 

Court squeezes $1 million back from convicted phisher

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/08/27/court-squeezes-1-million-back-from-convicted-phisher/

 

Sony Shares Fresh Details on PlayStation 5, Will Launch Holidays 2020

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/299843-sony-shares-fresh-details-on-the-playstation-5-launching-holidays-2020

 

City of London Hit by One Million Cyber-Attacks Per Month

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/city-of-london-one-million/

 

Best Buy's New Sale on Premium TVs Comes With a Guarantee the Deals Are as Cheap as Black Friday

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-buys-sale-premium-tvs-175823173.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

20M Russians' Personal Tax Records Exposed in Data Leak

An unprotected Elasticsearch cluster contained personally identifiable information on Russian citizens from 2009 to 2016.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/20m-russians-personal-tax-records-exposed-in-data-leak/d/d-id/1335984

 

Flaw in iTunes for Windows Abused for Ransomware Attacks

Hackers behind the BitPaymer ransomware strain used a vulnerability in the Bonjour updater of iTunes for Windows to evade detection from antivirus software, according to a security firm.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371261/flaw-in-itunes-for-windows-abused-for-ransomware-attacks

 

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

 

Attacker breaches Comodo forums by exploiting vBulletin flaw

https://www.scmagazine.com/website-web-server-security/attacker-breaches-comodo-forums-by-exploiting-vbulletin-flaw/

 

Securing your SMS.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-08-29.html

 

Astronauts 3D-Print Beef on the International Space Station (Yummy)

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/299870-astronauts-3d-print-beef-on-the-international-space-station

 

The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/10/10/climate/driving-emissions-map.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_191011?campaign_id=2&instance_id=12937&segment_id=17784&user_id=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&regi_id=496806371011

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7 Telltale Signs You’re on the Phone With a Scammer

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/telltale-signs-phone-scammer/

 

How to Use Foremost to Recover Deleted Files in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-foremost-recover-deleted-files-linux/

 

Waymo to customers: ‘Completely driverless Waymo cars are on the way’

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/09/waymo-to-customers-completely-driverless-waymo-cars-are-on-the-way/

 

Excel: Top 10 tips for beginners

Learn about workbooks, spreadsheets, cells and formulas.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3435360/excel-top-10-tips-for-beginners.html

 

SmartSystemMenu is an open source tool adds useful options to every window

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/11/smartsystemmenu-is-an-open-source-tool-adds-useful-options-to-every-window/

 

How Do I Recover My Facebook Password?

If you've lost your Facebook login password, there are a couple of ways to recover access to your account.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_recover_my_facebook_password/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnQFwE3y.pdfbL

 

How to Set up and Use the Google Duo Chat App

Works on both Android and iOS devices

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-set-up-use-google-duo-chat-app-4770966

 

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

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

 

[Tip] New Working Method to Always Launch Google Chrome in Guest Browsing Mode

https://www.askvg.com/tip-new-working-method-to-always-launch-google-chrome-in-guest-browsing-mode/

 

The Engadget Podcast: Is Microsoft making better PCs than Apple?

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-07-engadget-podcast-microsoft-apple-pcs.html

 

China's surveillance firms defend themselves after U.S. blacklisting and claims of human rights abuses

Just days before the next round of trade talks, Washington put 28 Chinese companies on the Entity List, which restricts them from doing business with American firms.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/china-s-surveillance-firms-defend-themselves-after-u-s-blacklisting-n1063701

 

Windows 7 EOS, Windows 10 Upgrades, Tariffs Convince More People to Buy New PCs

The approaching end-of-support for Windows 7, as well as the upgrade push to Windows 10 are two of the catalysts of a record growth for the global PC market, according to data shared by Canalys.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-7-eos-windows-10-upgrades-tariffs-convince-more-people-to-buy-new-pcs-527790.shtml

 

Xfinity Flex review: Comcast’s “free” streaming hardware/service combo is a work in progress

It’s a clever customer-retention gambit, but neither the hardware nor the service is best in class.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3444937/xfinity-flex-review.html?utm_date=20191011042219

 

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT POWER SUPPLY FOR YOUR PC

Don't know which power supply to buy? In this guide, we'll go through everything you need to know to pick the best unit for your PC.

https://pureinfotech.com/choose-power-supply-pc/

 

How to Use the Files App in iOS 13 and iPadOS

The Files app is a great way to connect to online services, network servers, and external drives. Learn how to access, view, and manage files in iOS 13 and iPadOS.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/358012/how-to-use-the-files-app-in-ios-13-and-ipados

 

How to make calls with terrible cell reception

https://www.komando.com/tips/584450/how-to-make-a-phone-call-when-you-have-bad-cell-service

 

Facebook Is Tracking You! Here’s How to Stop It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/facebook-tracking-stop/

 

How to Compress and Resize Images from Thunar File Manager in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/compress-resize-images-thunar-linux/

 

The first spacecraft that can service satellites to extend their life launched today

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/09/the-first-spacecraft-that-can-service-satellites-to-extend-their-life-launched-today/

 

Corsair and Gigabyte shave $50 off face-meltingly fast PCIe 4.0 SSDs

You'll need AMD's latest hardware to tap into the lightning-fast speeds.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444766/corsair-and-gigabyte-shave-50-off-face-meltingly-fast-pcie-4-0-ssds.html

 

Conky is a highly customizable system monitor for Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/11/conky-is-a-highly-customizable-system-monitor-for-linux/

 

Why is the Same File a Different Size in Different Places?

Because of the way file systems organize and track your data on disk, size may be displayed differently in one place than in another.

https://askleo.com/why-is-the-same-file-a-different-size-in-different-places/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnQFwE3y.pdfbL

 

How to Set up and Use Android Messages on a PC

Send and receive Android texts on your computer

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-setup-use-android-messages-pc-4770062

 

Free VoIP App Mumble 1.3.0 Stable Is Out, First Feature Release In 10 Years

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/free-voip-app-mumble-130-stable-is-out.html

 

[Tip] Create and Apply Your Own Colorful Themes in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-create-and-apply-your-own-colorful-themes-in-google-chrome/

 

AMD Unveils Budget Radeon Graphics Cards Aimed At Nvidia's Entry-Level Products

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amd-unveils-budget-radeon-graphics-173908161.html

 

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

 

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 November 2019 Update

Microsoft has just announced that its next Windows 10 feature update will be called “Windows 10 November 2019 Update,” and its rollout is supposed to start in the coming weeks.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-windows-10-november-2019-update-527788.shtml

 

Where's the "Low Data Mode" for streaming TV devices?

Data caps are an unfortunate reality for many cord-cutters. Streaming devices ought to be helping.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3444859/wheres-the-low-data-mode-for-streaming-tv-devices.html?utm_date=20191011042235

 

HOW TO INSTALL A NEW FONT FAMILY ON WINDOWS 10

Windows 10 includes a new experience to manage fonts, and here's how you can now add and remove font families on your PC.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-font-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Adds Office and Emoji Keys to New Keyboards

The dedicated keys are located to the right of the spacebar on the new Bluetooth and Ergonomic keyboards available from Oct. 15.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371269/microsoft-adds-office-and-emoji-keys-to-new-keyboards

 

Data leak exposes thousands of unencrypted credit card numbers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589808/data-breach-exposes-thousands-of-unencrypted-credit-card-numbers

 

4 Ways to Set Up a VPN at Home

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-set-up-a-vpn-at-home/

 

Apple’s AirPods’ Batteries Die After a Few Years and Cannot Be Replaced

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apple-airpods-batteries-die-cannot-be-replaced/

 

Facebook sure does love free $peech

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/09/facebook-sure-does-love-free-speech/

 

The 'radically different' Essential Phone 2 is on its way, but why?

We might as well rename it the Rubin Phone.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444604/the-radically-different-essential-phone-2-is-on-its-way-but-why.html

 

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

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

 

Why is Windows Complaining About Unsupported Hardware?

Unsupported hardware because the CPU is too new? It's a scenario some users of older Windows versions can experience. There are a couple of solutions.

https://askleo.com/unsupported-hardware/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnQFwE3y.pdfbL

 

It’s Time to Upgrade Your OS, Isn’t It?

Apple, Google, and Microsoft are updating iOS, Android, and Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/its-time-to-upgrade-your-os-4772977

 

How to Install Windows 10 as Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8088-install-windows-10-virtual-machine-virtualbox.html

 

[Tip] Restore HTTPS and WWW in Website URLs in Google Chrome Address bar

https://www.askvg.com/tip-restore-https-and-www-in-website-urls-in-google-chrome-address-bar/

 

To use hard drives or the cloud to protect your memories, that's the data question

https://news.yahoo.com/hard-drives-cloud-protect-memories-114400028.html

 

Latest Internet Explorer Bug a Massive Risk

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10621/latest-internet-explorer-bug-massive-risk

 

Microsoft Warns of End-of-Support for Older Windows 10 Versions

Microsoft is getting ready to release Windows 10 November 2019 Update, and now the company warns of the end-of-support for older versions of the operating system.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-warns-of-end-of-support-for-older-windows-10-versions-527791.shtml

 

Google Assistant makes it easier to move music, podcasts, and videos from one Google device to another

Compatible with Google Home, Nest, and Chromecast devices, the new “stream transfer” feature lets you ask Google to move your tunes from room to room.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3444878/google-assistant-stream-transfer-feature.html?utm_date=20191011042354

 

MICROSOFT ACCOUNT NOW LETS YOU SET APP USAGE LIMITS ACROSS WINDOWS 10, XBOX, ANDROID

The Family settings page on your Microsoft account has been updated to control apps and games limits across devices and OSes.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-account-app-usage-limits-windows-10-xbox-android/

 

US Tech Giants Are Small Fish In the Chinese Market

American tech companies such as Amazon, Facebook, and Google have small fractions of market share in China compared with state-backed Chinese e-commerce and social media giants.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371245/us-tech-giants-are-small-fish-in-the-chinese-market

 

What's a smart display and should you have one in your home?

https://www.komando.com/tips/587999/whats-a-smart-display-and-should-you-have-one-in-your-home?hmid=2

 

How to Spot Unsafe Email Attachments: 6 Red Flags

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/spot-dangerous-email-attachment/

 

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

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

 

Stock trading app Robinhood revamps its newsfeed with The Wall Street Journal and ad-free videos

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/03/stock-trading-app-robinhood-revamps-its-newsfeed-with-the-wall-street-journal-and-ad-free-videos/

 

Dash cam reviews 2019: Catch the maniacs and meteors of daily driving

They record what's ahead. Sometimes they record what's behind. Most mark it with GPS (or what's the point?). This is exactly what you need on the mean streets of modern life.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/2942693/dash-cam-reviews-what-you-need-to-catch-the-maniacs-and-meteors-of-daily-driving.html

 

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/

 

How to Protect Your Computer from Power Problems

Problems with the power to your computer can damage your computer and data. I'll cover how much protection you might need.

https://askleo.com/how-to-protect-your-computer-from-power-problems/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JnQFwE3y.pdfbL

 

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 Setup and Use Hyper-V in Windows 10 for OS Virtualization

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2087-hyper-v-virtualization-setup-use-windows-10-a.html

 

[Tip] Speedup Start Menu Opening / Launching in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/tip-speedup-start-menu-opening-launching-in-windows-10/

 

Apple’s AirPods have little to fear from its rivals

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-airpods-little-fear-rivals-182008926.html

 

'Right To Be Forgotten' Dropped Outside Europe

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10620/right-be-forgotten-dropped-outside-europe

 

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Servicing Stack Update KB4521863

Microsoft has released a new servicing stack update (SSU) for Windows 10 on October 8 as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday rollout.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-releases-windows-10-servicing-stack-update-kb4521863-527775.shtml

 

Ring Spotlight Battery review: The best Smart Lighting starting point

Just stock up on batteries.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3444400/ring-spotlight-battery-review.html?utm_date=20191011042448

 

Your Phone app now makes calls from Windows 10

You can now make calls from Windows 10 without the need to unlock your phone with the new update available for the Your Phone app.

https://pureinfotech.com/yourphone-app-calls-windows-10/

 

Hacker Loots Data on 250,000 Users of Dutch Prostitution Site

The data breach at Hookers.nl threatens to reveal the identities of the website's users, which includes both customers and sex workers. According to Dutch media, the hacker is selling the data for $300.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371264/hacker-loots-data-on-250-000-users-of-dutch-prostitution-sit

 

The weirdest things you didn't know you can buy on Amazon

https://www.komando.com/tips/592718/the-weirdest-things-you-didnt-know-you-can-buy-on-amazon

 

How to Turn On or Fix Bluetooth on Windows 10

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

 

Xfinity Flex review: Comcast’s “free” streaming hardware/service combo is a work in progress

It’s a clever customer-retention gambit, but neither the hardware nor the service is best in class.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3444937/xfinity-flex-review.html

 

Redesigned Google Shopping goes live, with price tracking, Google Lens for outfits and more

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/03/redesigned-google-shopping-goes-live-with-price-tracking-google-lens-for-outfits-and-more/

 

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/

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Windows 10 Warning For 800 Million Users: Microsoft Says Install THIS Update First

https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2019/10/09/windows-10-warning-for-800-million-users-microsoft-says-install-this-update-first/

 

Windows 10 Servicing Stack Updates Fix Secure Boot Issues

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-servicing-stack-updates-fix-secure-boot-issues/

 

How To Clear the Cache on an Amazon Fire Stick

https://www.techjunkie.com/clear-cache-firestick/

 

Avoiding Tech Support Scams

What do you do when you suddenly find yourself on the phone with a scammer? Step One: Be Skeptical!

https://askleo.com/avoiding-tech-support-scams/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JiYlxAEN2pdfbL

 

How to map a network drive in Windows 10

Easy access to network storage

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

 

How to recycle your old inkjet and toner cartridges

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-recycle-your-old-inkjet-and-toner-cartridges

 

Corsair and Gigabyte shave $50 off face-meltingly fast PCIe 4.0 SSDs

You'll need AMD's latest hardware to tap into the lightning-fast speeds.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3444766/corsair-and-gigabyte-shave-50-off-face-meltingly-fast-pcie-4-0-ssds.html

 

How to set up OneDrive Personal Vault

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/set-up-onedrive-personal-vault

 

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

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

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

 

Here's How to Upgrade Your Old ComputerCategory: Hardware

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_upgrade_your_old_computer.html

 

Try out this new Linux exFAT kernel module for improved performance

Get better exFAT performance on Linux with this new driver.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/try-out-this-new-linux-exfat-kernel-module-for-improved-performance/

 

THE COURT ALLOWED THE FCC TO KILL NET NEUTRALITY BECAUSE WASHING MACHINES CAN’T MAKE PHONE CALLS

There is also a quote from Macbeth? Let’s experience this together

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/4/20898779/fcc-net-neutrality-court-of-appeals-decision-ruling

 

Essential’s new smartphone has the aspect ratio of a TV remote

Essential throws out all the usual conventions with "Project Gem."

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/10/essentials-new-smartphone-has-the-aspect-ratio-of-a-tv-remote/

 

Killer Deal: PS4 Pro Hits All-Time Low of $305

Black Friday arrives early for PS4 Pro fans

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/killer-deal-ps4-pro-hits-all-time-low-of-dollar305

 

Samsung launches Chromebook 4 and 4+ with prices starting at $230

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-07-samsung-chromebook-4-plus.html

 

Don’t spend $130 on an Apple Pencil when this alternative is only $23

https://bgr.com/2019/10/09/ipad-stylus-amazon-better-than-apple-pencil/

 

Your Phone app now makes calls from Windows 10

You can now make calls from Windows 10 without the need to unlock your phone with the new update available for the Your Phone app.

https://pureinfotech.com/yourphone-app-calls-windows-10/

 

Yes, you can access iCloud from your Android device

https://www.komando.com/tips/585950/yes-you-can-access-icloud-from-your-android-device

 

Hulu Now Allows TV Show and Movie Downloads

Anyone on the $12 per month No Ads subscription can download up to 25 titles at a time spread across five devices for offline viewing.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371205/hulu-now-allows-tv-show-and-movie-downloads

 

Phishing Incident Exposes Medical, Personal Info of 60K Patients

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/phishing-incident-exposes-medical-personal-info-of-60k-patients/

 

How to Scan & Fix Hard Drives with CHKDSK in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/fix-hard-drives-chkdsk-windows-10/

 

Why Am I Being Asked for Additional Verification on Sign-in?

If Microsoft detects a login attempt to your account from a country other than yours, additional security information may be required. You need to be prepared to provide it.

https://askleo.com/why-am-i-being-asked-for-additional-verification-on-sign-in/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JiYlxAEN2pdfbL

 

How to use Google Assistant on your travels

Bring Google Assistant with you

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-google-assistant-on-your-travels

 

OneDrive now supports multiple windows on iPads

Multitasking just got easier for OneDrive users on iPads.

https://www.windowscentral.com/onedrive-now-supports-multiple-windows-ipads

 

This front and rear Chortau dash cam is a low of $38.20 today

Earning 4.5 stars in Amazon reviews, this Chortau front- and rear-view dashcam is at its lowest price ever.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445157/this-front-and-rear-chortau-dash-cam-is-a-low-of-3820-today.html

 

How to share Files and Folders over a Network in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/share-files-and-folders-over-a-network-in-windows-10

 

Why you’re prompted to erase an external drive when you use it with Time Machine

The drive isn’t in the supported format.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3441857/why-you-re-prompted-to-erase-an-external-drive-when-you-use-it-with-time-capsule.html

 

How to Become Dangerous (and more productive)

https://askbobrankin.com/how_to_become_dangerous_and_more_productive.html

 

Foldable future: How Microsoft hopes to define a new hardware category with Surface Neo and Duo

Microsoft's Windows-based Surface Neo and Android-based Surface Duo are a glimpse of the dual-screen, foldable devices that will redefine the laptop, tablet, and phone markets.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/foldable-future-how-microsoft-hopes-to-define-a-new-hardware-category-with-surface-neo-and-duo/

 

Reminder to the Trump administration: do not talk about your plans to do crime over text messages

‘I suggest we stop the back and forth by text’

https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2019/10/4/20898575/trump-impeachment-ukraine-text-messages-crime-administration

 

Intel discontinues its processors with AMD graphics

Orders stop for the unusual CPU mash-up in January 2020.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/09/intel-discontinues-kaby-lake-g-with-amd/

 

Microsoft Pushes Out Emergency Windows Patch: Update Now

Hackers actively attacking Internet Explorer browser

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/microsoft-pushes-out-emergency-windows-patch-update-now

 

Roku, Walmart Launch Co-Branded Smart Soundbar, Subwoofer

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/roku-walmart-launch-co-branded-155951841.html

 

Sony officially confirms PlayStation 5 name, new controller, and release timeframe

https://bgr.com/2019/10/08/playstation-5-release-date-name-controller-announced-ps5/

 

How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you can quickly share files with other users over a network — Here are three ways on how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-network-file-sharing-windows-10/

 

7 fixes for a phone that keeps restarting or crashing

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

 

PS5 Launches Holiday 2020 With Haptic Feedback Controllers

Games will ship on 100GB optical discs, the controller replaces rumble tech with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, there's a redesigned UI, and installations will be selective.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371200/ps5-launches-holiday-2020-with-haptic-feedback-controllers

 

New Microsoft NTLM Flaws May Allow Full Domain Compromise

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-microsoft-ntlm-flaws-may-allow-full-domain-compromise/

 

Chrome Hardware Acceleration Explained

https://www.techjunkie.com/chrome-hardware-acceleration-explained/

 

How to Protect Your Computer from Natural Disasters

Natural disasters remind us that our computers, among other things, are at risk. I'll look at protecting your computer, and more importantly, your data.

https://askleo.com/how-to-protect-your-computer-from-natural-disasters/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JiYlxAEN2pdfbL

 

How to perform a password reset in Windows 10

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

 

Verizon buys VR and AR tech from Jaunt

Verizon is jumping further into AR and VR.

https://www.windowscentral.com/verizon-buys-vr-and-ar-tech-jaunt

 

Add massive storage with this 10TB Seagate Backup Plus drive for $200

This USB 3.0 external drive gives you a whopping 10TB of storage capacity, and also includes two USB ports to charge up other devices.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3444941/add-massive-storage-with-this-10tb-seagate-backup-plus-drive-for-200.html

 

How to perform Windows 10 in-place upgrade

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/perform-windows-10-in-place-upgrade

 

If you bought an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus in the past year, Apple might fix it for free

Here’s how to find out if your phone is eligible.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444536/apple-iphone-6s-and-iphone-6s-plus-service-program-for-no-power-issues.html

 

Google makes moving music and videos between speakers and screens easier

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/08/google-makes-moving-music-and-videos-between-speakers-and-screens-easier/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to create and export a GPG keypair on macOS

Find out how to create and export a GPG keypair from the macOS command line.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-and-export-a-gpg-keypair-on-macos/

 

HOW AN IOS DEVELOPER BUILT AN ALTERNATIVE APP STORE FOR THE IPHONE

AltStore is a way around Apple’s restrictions

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/4/20791856/apple-ios-app-store-riley-testut-altstore-delta-nintendo-emulator-release

 

Hulu pulls Android TV app from some DVR and cable boxes

https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/10/09/hulu-pulls-android-tv-app-from-some-dvr-and-cable-boxes/

 

Apple Patents a Touchscreen Keyboard You Can Actually Feel

An idea that would make vibration obsolete

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-patents-a-touchscreen-keyboard-you-can-actually-feel

 

Android 10 phones may have to hide third-party navigation gestures

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-07-android-10-navigation-gesture-policy.html

 

This trick will save you a ton of money when replacing your old AirPods

https://bgr.com/2019/10/09/airpods-cheap-replacement-ask-for-battery-service-in-stores/

 

HOW TO RESET PC KEEPING PERSONAL FILES ON WINDOWS 10

Windows 10 includes a feature to quickly reset your PC to factory default settings without losing your files when things are not working correctly.

https://pureinfotech.com/reset-pc-keeping-files-windows-10/

 

Tomorrow's Tech Today: A flying motorcycle you have to see to believe

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589310/tomorrows-tech-today

 

Your PS4 Can't Connect to Facebook Anymore

Sony removes Facebook integration and therefore the ability to share screenshots, videos, music, trophy details, broadcast links, or add friends from the social network.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371196/your-ps4-cant-connect-to-facebook-anymore

 

Beware of Fake Amazon AWS Suspension Emails for Unpaid Bills

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-fake-amazon-aws-suspension-emails-for-unpaid-bills/

 

How to Make Google the Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

https://www.techjunkie.com/google-default-search-engine-microsoft-edge/

 

How Can I Securely Delete Everything Except the Operating System?

Before giving away a machine or returning a loaner, it's important to remove personal information from it. That may be both harder and easier than you think.

https://askleo.com/how-can-i-securely-delete-everything-except-the-operating-system/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JiYlxAEN2pdfbL

 

How to factory reset Windows 10

Clean up before selling your computer

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

 

Opera's new tracker blocker can increase performance by 20 percent

Products you look at won't follow you around the web thanks to Opera's tracker blocking.

https://www.windowscentral.com/opera-64-tracker-blocker-can-increase-performance-20-percent

 

Sanity returns to RAM prices: Get 16GB of DDR4-3000 for $55

Or Corsair's RGB-illuminated Vengeance memory for $80.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3444558/sanity-returns-to-ram-prices-get-16gb-of-ddr4-3000-for-55.html

 

FileSeek will help you search files faster on your Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/file-seek-search-files-faster

 

What to do if your Mac’s Fusion Drive fails (or shows signs of failure)

Macs with Fusion Drives are rarely serviceable, and you’ll lose a lot of speed if the SSD conks out. The next step isn’t obvious.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3441837/what-to-do-if-your-macs-fusion-drive-fails-or-shows-signs-of-failure.html

 

Nadella warns government conference not to betray user trust

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/08/nadella-warns-government-conference-not-to-betray-user-trust/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to perform network throughput tests with iperf

Network throughput got you down? Start your troubleshooting with the iperf command.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-perform-network-throughput-tests-with-iperf/

 

Microsoft’s dual-screen phone will live or die by the apps

Will the past repeat itself?

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/4/20898265/microsoft-surface-duo-dual-screen-phone-android-windows-tablet-developers-apps

 

Samsung support claims Android 10/One UI 2.0 beta may launch for Galaxy S10 tomorrow

https://9to5google.com/2019/10/09/galaxy-s10-android-10-beta-launch-date/

 

iPhone SE 2 Reportedly Launching Early 2020

iPhone 8 body with iPhone 11 power

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/iphone-se-2-reportedly-launching-early-2020

 

Intel's workstation X-series chips are a bit faster and much cheaper

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-07-intel-x-series-chips-cheaper-a-bit-faster.html

 

The worst thing about Apple’s AirPods can be fixed for $10

https://bgr.com/2019/10/07/airpods-2-accessories-discounted-amazon/

 

How to fix printer spooler problems on Windows 10

When your printer resists to print, it could be a problem that is preventing the print spooler from running correctly — Here's how to fix the problem.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-printer-spooler-windows-10/

 

Check your router - a setting meant to protect your data could expose it to hackers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589502/this-setting-leaves-your-router-open-to-hackers

 

Latest Opera Browser Promises More Privacy, Faster Page Loads

Page loading up to 20 percent faster combined with a built-in ad blocker, tracker blocker, and free, unlimited VPN are sure to attract new users.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371195/latest-opera-browser-promises-more-privacy-faster-page-load

 

C is for Credit Card: MageCart Hits Volusion E-Commerce Sites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/c-is-for-credit-card-magecart-hits-volusion-e-commerce-sites/

 

What the UK iPhone Privacy Lawsuit Could Cost Google

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/what-uk-iphone-privacy-lawsuit-could-cost-google/?yptr=yahoo

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(For those that upgrade their Windows 10 systems, I have both done clean install and upgrade so far without seeing any problems as yet.  One of the articles in this post talks about on a Clean Install, you must create a Microsoft account.  Local account creation is not readily available, but at the bottom of the article is a way around this.  Also there is another on creating a local account under 1909 version.)

 

Inexpensive, unpatched phones put billions of users’ privacy at risk

Billions who only connect with cheap Android phones pay with their personal info.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/10/inexpensive-unpatched-phones-put-billions-of-users-privacy-at-risk/

 

Microsoft's new Surface highlights major shift in devices

https://news.yahoo.com/microsofts-surface-highlights-major-shift-092903339.html

 

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/

 

Confirmed: Windows 10 Setup Now Prevents Local Account Creation

https://www.howtogeek.com/442609/confirmed-windows-10-setup-now-prevents-local-account-creation/

 

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/

 

Microsoft's Surface Duo phone is powered by Google's Android, and that's a big deal

Microsoft's Surface reputation and the adoption of a once-rival platform gets the software titan back into the mobile game.

https://www.cnet.com/news/microsofts-surface-duo-phone-is-powered-by-googles-android-and-thats-a-big-deal/

 

Are Dropbox's Paid Plans Worth It?

https://lifehacker.com/are-dropboxs-paid-plans-worth-it-1837403497

 

How to View Your Apple Keychain Passwords

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

 

How to Use the Samsung Secure Folder

An easy way to hide files and apps on Samsung

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-use-samsung-secure-folder-4769128

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Microsoft Edge

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

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

 

How to Use Multitasking and Text Editing Gestures on iPadOS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/multitasking-text-editing-ipados/

 

How to Clear and Reset the Store Cache in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/15057-clear-reset-store-cache-windows-10-a.html

 

AMD Announces New Budget RX 5500 GPU Family, Arriving This Quarter

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/299779-amd-announces-new-budget-rx-5500-gpu-family-arriving-this-quarter

 

TouchMousePointer

Emulate a touchpad interface on your computer that you can customize to behave according to your needs and preferences with this application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Miscellaneous/TouchMousePointer.shtml

 

Iran Caught Targeting US Presidential Campaign Accounts

Microsoft detected the so-called Phosphorus nation-state gang attacking 241 user accounts associated with a US presidential campaign, current and former US government officials, journalists, others.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/iran-caught-targeting-us-presidential-campaign-accounts/d/d-id/1336007

 

How to Use and Customize Control Center in iOS 13, iPadOS

Whether you use an iPhone with iOS or an iPad with iPadOS, Control Center works similarly. Here’s how to use and tweak it on your device.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/356932/how-to-use-and-customize-control-center-in-ios-13-ipados

 

Check your phone! Popular Android games and photo apps hiding invasive adware

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589220/check-your-phone-popularandroid-games-and-photo-apps-hiding-invasive-adware

 

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

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

 

The word is out: Zynga was breached

(Draw Something and Words With Friends )

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/the-word-is-out-zynga-was-breached/

 

How to Disable the Apple Watch’s Always-On Display

https://www.howtogeek.com/441346/how-to-disable-the-apple-watch%e2%80%99s-always-on-display/

 

Flexxi is an open source batch image resizer for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/01/flexxi-is-an-open-source-batch-image-resizer-for-windows/

 

Use these iPhone 11 camera features to take better photos

Use these tools to instantly take better pictures, no matter which new iPhone for 2019 you have.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/use-these-iphone-11-camera-features-to-take-better-photos/

 

How to Protect Yourself in the 'Words with Friends' Data Breach

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-yourself-in-the-words-with-friends-data-1838740316

 

How To Run iOS Apps on a Mac

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

 

It’s Time for Your Social Media Cleanse

There's really only one way to control your digital profile

https://www.lifewire.com/its-time-for-your-social-media-cleanse-4772377

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Google Chrome

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

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

 

The 10 Best iOS 13 Features You Should Try Out

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-ios-13-features/

 

How to Adjust Touchpad Sensitivity in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141385-adjust-touchpad-sensitivity-windows-10-a.html

 

AMD’s Surface Partnership With Microsoft Is Just the Beginning

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299718-amds-surface-partnership-with-microsoft-is-just-the-beginning

 

LastPass for Opera

A simple to use extension that allows you to save time when it comes to memorizing or finding passwords, usernames or other similar information

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Opera-Extensions/LastPass-for-Opera.shtml

 

FBI Investigates Mobile Voting Intrusion

A group tried to access West Virginia's mobile voting app in 2018; now, the FBI is looking into what actually happened.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/fbi-investigates-mobile-voting-intrusion/d/d-id/1336005

 

How to Stay Safe and Secure on Instagram

From activating two-factor authentication to restricting who can access your account or send you messages, here's how to stay safe on Facebook's photo-sharing app.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362969/how-to-stay-safe-and-secure-on-instagram

 

How to control what advertisers know about you on Facebook

https://www.komando.com/tips/584402/how-to-limit-what-advertisers-know-about-you-on-facebook

 

Chrome will block HTTP content from loading on secure sites

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-04-chrome-security-block-http-content.html

 

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/

 

How to Back Up Your Stuff and Switch to a New Mac

https://www.howtogeek.com/439836/how-to-back-up-your-stuff-and-switch-to-a-new-mac/

 

How to clear and disable the YouTube Watch and Search history

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/01/how-to-clear-and-disable-the-youtube-watch-and-search-history/

 

Microsoft’s Surface Duo phone just might beat Galaxy Fold's shaky track record

Major drawbacks in damage-prone screens are just one way that foldable phones could bend to a dual-screen device.

https://www.cnet.com/news/microsofts-surface-duo-phone-just-might-beat-galaxy-folds-shaky-track-record/

 

How to Find and Use Google's Brand-New Privacy Tools

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-and-use-googles-brand-new-privacy-tools-1838712525

 

How to View My iCloud Photos

https://www.techjunkie.com/view-icloud-photos/

 

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

 

How to enable tracking prevention feature in Microsoft Edge

The new version of Microsoft Edge based on Chromium has a new tracking protection feature, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to enable and configure the level of protection that's right for you.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-tracking-prevention-microsoft-edge/

 

2 Ways Your SIM Card Can Be Hacked (And How to Protect It)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-sim-card-hacked/

 

How to Upgrade to Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2267-upgrade-windows-10-a.html

 

Galaxy Fold Fails Early on Livestream Torture Test

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/299694-galaxy-fold-fails-early-on-livestream-torture-test

 

Kryptel Lite

Encrypt and secure important documents, files and directories in password-protected containers, verify data integrity, and shred files

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Encrypting/Kryptel-Lite.shtml

 

Android 0-Day Seen Exploited in the Wild

The local privilege escalation vulnerability affects Pixel, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, and other devices.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/android-0-day-seen-exploited-in-the-wild/d/d-id/1335999

 

5 Ways to Cut Back on Social Media

Social media can hurt your productivity and even your mental health, but quitting cold turkey isn't the right step for everyone. Limit your time on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social networks with our simple steps.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/371162/5-ways-to-cut-back-on-social-media

 

Use this one trick to protect yourself as data breaches hit all-time high

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589214/think-youre-seeing-more-data-breaches-than-usual-2019-on-track-to-be-the-worst-year-on-record

 

Toyota is using VR to train robots as in-home helpers

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-04-toyota-research-institute-robots-vr-training.html

 

How to Transfer Apps to a New Android Device

https://www.howtogeek.com/440556/how-to-transfer-apps-to-a-new-android-device/

 

Scammers using Google Alerts to spread malware, fraud

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/email-security/scammers-using-google-alerts-to-spread-malware-fraud-2/

 

Windows 10 version 1909: new and changed features

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/01/windows-10-version-1909-new-and-changed-features/

 

Iranian hackers targeted a US presidential campaign, Microsoft says

Between August and September, Microsoft discovered more than 2,700 attempts to hack a presidential campaign as well as US officials.

https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-found-iranian-hackers-targeting-a-us-presidential-campaign/

 

How to Survive Apple's iOS 13 Update Blitz

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

 

How To Make a Photo Collage on a Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/make-photo-collage-mac/

 

How to Fix a Slow iPad

Improve your iPad's speed with these tips

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-a-slow-ipad-4103783

 

WHAT’S WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909 (19H2), AND WHY YOU SHOULD UPGRADE?

Windows 10's next major release, "version 1909," — codenamed "19H2"— is arriving soon, and here's all the info you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-windows-10-1909-19h2-why-upgrade/

 

10 Ways to Improve the Speed of Your Current Router

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-ways-to-improve-the-speed-of-your-current-router/

 

How to Create and Restore a System Image Backup with Macrium Reflect

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61026-backup-restore-macrium-reflect.html

 

Quadriplegic Man Uses Exoskeleton to Walk, Move Arms Again

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/299705-quadriplegic-man-uses-exoskeleton-to-walk-move-arms-again

 

TextAloud

Let the PC read you any text out loud and create MP3 or WMA files that can be transferred to any portable device to enjoy stories on the go

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Audio/Other-AUDIO-Tools/TextAloud.shtml

 

Cybercrime: AI's Growing Threat

Cyberecurity incidents expected to rise by nearly 70% and cost $5 trillion annually by 2024.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/cybercrime-ais-growing-threat-/a/d-id/1335924

 

HP Study Exposes a Different Kind of Hacker: The Creeping Peeker

The HP Creepers & Peekers Study has some startling revelations about how co-workers creep and peep on one another's screens and print trays. Is this a new kind of hacker threat?

https://www.pcmag.com/article/371085/hp-study-exposes-a-different-kind-of-hacker-the-creeping-pe

 

Forget 4K - This tech will be worth upgrading your TV

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589217/forget-4k-this-tech-will-be-worth-upgrading-your-tv

 

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Majority Support at FCC

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/t-mobile-sprint-merger-majority-145340050.html

 

The Best Features Coming in Windows 10 Version 1909

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-features-coming-in-windows-10-version-1909-1838851768

 

How to Take a Screenshot on Any Device

We run down everything you need to know about capturing screenshots, no matter the platform—Windows, macOS, ChromeOS, iOS, Android, and other operating systems...even Linux.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/331517/how-to-take-a-screenshot-on-any-device

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Kuo: iPhone 11 Demand and Upcoming Launch of 'iPhone SE 2' to Boost Overall iPhone Sales Growth in Q1 2020

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/06/kuo-strong-iphone-11-se2-demand-q1-2020/

 

Windows 10 version 1909 is coming - here's what you need to know

https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-10-version-1909-is-coming---heres-what-you-need-to-know/

 

8 things Microsoft isn't telling us about its Surface Duo phone

Microsoft is making its first phone in years, but we don't know exactly what kind of phone it is. Here's everything we know and don't about the dual-screen device.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/8-things-microsoft-isnt-telling-us-about-its-surface-duo-phone/

 

New Surface PC lineup shows Microsoft 'matching the right silicon' to the user experience

Microsoft's new customized AMD and ARM Surface CPUs aren't just a flirtation with diversity — they may be crucial to nailing the optimal product experience.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-pro-x-surface-laptop-3-show-microsoft-matching-right-silicon-right-product-experience

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/03/zuckerberg-vs-ecj/

 

Police Seize Bot Farm Behind Potentially Fatal Scam Messages

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/police-seize-bot-farm-behind-potentially-fatal-scam-messages/

 

How to Set Google Maps to Automatically Delete Your Location History

https://www.maketecheasier.com/google-maps-automatically-delete-location-history/

 

Windows Automatic Updates Manager review

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/03/windows-automatic-updates-manager-review/

 

How to secure your Apple ID

Don’t let your Apple ID be lost

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-secure-your-apple-id

 

This iPad mini keyboard makes for a surprisingly great tiny laptop

You could do much worse than the Zagg Folio

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/10/3/20894727/ipad-mini-5-keyboard-review-zagg-folio

 

This prebuilt Dell XPS gaming PC with our favorite 1080p GPU is $686 after a monster $400+ discount

The Dell XPS 8930 with an Intel Core i5 CPU and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 is under $700 with checkout code

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444278/this-prebuilt-dell-xps-gaming-pc-with-our-favorite-1080p-gpu-is-686-after-a-monster-400-discount.html

 

Internet of Things – Who owns data collected by smart devices?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/internet-of-things-who-owns-data-collected-by-smart-devices

 

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

 

AWS billing is broken and Kubernetes won't last, says irreverent economist Corey Quinn

The Duckbill Group's outspoken co-founder Corey Quinn shares his thoughts on the cloud industry, Walmart's paranoia about AWS, why Docker is nearly out of money, and why Larry Ellison "is not people."

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/aws-billing-is-broken-and-kubernetes-wont-last-says-irreverent-economist-corey-quinn/

 

3 Ways to Speed Up macOS Catalina and Improve Performance

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/speed-up-macos-catalina-performance/

 

Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an iPhone, display, hard drive, and more to a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

Make room in your laptop bag.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3136583/macbook-pro-thunderbolt-3-adapter-guide-how-to-connect-an-iphone-display-hard-drive-and-more.html

 

How to Remove the Background from a Photo

https://www.techjunkie.com/photo-remove-background/

 

WhatsApp Flaw Lets Hackers See Your Messages: What to Do Now

Protect your messages

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/whatsapp-flaw-lets-hackers-see-your-messages-what-to-do-now

 

Hackers Launch Widespread Botnet Attack on Crypto Wallets Using Cheap Russian Malware

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hackers-launch-widespread-botnet-attack-203020428.html

 

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/

 

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/

 

Surface Neo and Duo Exist Thanks to Microsoft Fans, and That's OK

With the Surface Neo and Duo, Microsoft is finally giving its top fans what they've been asking for: a dual-screen tablet and a Surface phone.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/371119/surface-neo-and-duo-exist-thanks-to-microsoft-fans-and-that

 

Kim received almost $1,400 from a class-action suit - Are you owed money too?

https://www.komando.com/tips/585704/are-you-owed-settlement-money-check-these-class-action-lawsuits

 

How to add an Ethernet port to your Microsoft Surface Pro (if your looking at option #2, too much check out URLs after the article)

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-add-ethernet-port-microsoft-surface-pro

 

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-3-0-to-10-100-1000-Mbps-Gigabit-RJ45-Ethernet-LAN-Network-Adapter-For-PC-Mac/223600473770?epid=0&hash=item340fa076aa:g:o5oAAOSwatddOe7u)

 

How to fix macOS “This Item Is Temporarily Unavailable. Please Try Again Later” Error

https://macpaw.com/how-to/item-is-temporarily-unavailable-macos

 

Rufus: Creating A Persistent Storage Live USB With Ubuntu Or Debian From Windows

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/rufus-creating-persistent-storage-live.html

 

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

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

 

Dutch Govt Explains the Risks Behind DNS-Over-HTTPS Move

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/dutch-govt-explains-the-risks-behind-dns-over-https-move/

 

How to Fix High Memory Usage in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-high-memory-usage-linux/

 

TLS 1.0 and 1.1 deprecation: Chrome to display "your connection is not fully secure" warnings

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/02/tls-1-0-and-1-1-deprecation-chrome-to-display-your-connection-is-not-fully-secure-warnings/

 

How to scan QR codes on your iPhone or iPad

It's really easy to scan QR codes on iOS devices

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/how-to-scan-qr-codes-from-your-iphone-or-ipad-1308841

 

How to auto-delete your YouTube history

Keep your viewing habits private

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/2/20895183/youtube-history-auto-delete-how-to

 

New zero-day Android exploit targets Pixel, Galaxy phones—and hackers are already using it

Keep an eye out for the October security update.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444238/zero-day-android-exploit-pixel-galaxy-huawei-lg-patch.html

 

How to share Files and Folders over a Network in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/share-files-and-folders-over-a-network-in-windows-10

 

Radeon RX 5700 series GPUs, the best for 1440p gaming, are $40 off

The XFX Radeon RX 5700 is $290 at Best Buy right now, and the RX 5700 XT is $360.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3442961/radeon-rx-5700-series-gpus-the-best-for-1440p-gaming-are-40-off.html

 

Foldable future: How Microsoft hopes to define a new hardware category with Surface Neo and Duo

Microsoft's Windows-based Surface Neo and Android-based Surface Duo are a glimpse of the dual-screen, foldable devices that will redefine the laptop, tablet, and phone markets.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/foldable-future-how-microsoft-hopes-to-define-a-new-hardware-category-with-surface-neo-and-duo/

 

Roku Now Offers Free Episodes of Popular Shows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/roku-free-episodes-popular-shows/

 

Get ready for winter with 35% off the Honeywell T5+ smart thermostat

It's less than $100 at Amazon, the best price we've ever seen.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3443048/get-ready-for-winter-with-35-off-the-honeywell-t5-smart-thermostat.html

 

Microsoft Files Patent for Virtual Reality Floor Mat, Hints at Xbox VR Support

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/microsoft-files-patent-virtual-reality-190118913.html

 

Get an unlocked Moto G7 smartphone for $450 less than the cheapest iPhone 11

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/unlocked-moto-g7-sale-amazon/

 

How to disable ‘Content Blocking’ per website in Firefox

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

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

 

If You Owned a Galaxy S4, Samsung Owes You $10

A class-action lawsuit over cheating in benchmarks has finally been settled and Samsung must compensation the 10 million people in the US who purchased a Galaxy S4.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371110/if-you-owned-a-galaxy-s4-samsung-owes-you-10

 

These robocall apps are harvesting your data

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/587180/robocall-blockers-privacy-harvesting-your-data

 

Will the Surface Duo phone have a rear-facing camera?

One thing you may have immediately noticed from the Surface Duo phone reveal was the lack of a rear-firing camera. Will it have one by launch?

https://www.windowscentral.com/will-surface-duo-have-rear-facing-camera

 

How to use Mac Network Utility

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-mac-network-utility

 

Gammy: Adaptive Screen Brightness Tool For Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/gammy-adaptive-screen-brightness-tool.html

 

Europe’s top court sets new line on policing illegal speech online

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/03/europes-top-court-sets-new-line-on-policing-illegal-speech-online/

 

Windows 10 KB4524147 Update May Cause Boot and Printing Issues

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-kb4524147-update-may-cause-boot-and-printing-issues/

 

9 Common ADB Commands You Should Know

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

 

First look at OneDrive's Personal Vault feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/02/first-look-at-onedrives-personal-vault-feature/

 

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’s noise-canceling AirPods spotted in latest iOS 13 beta

Now with an in-ear design

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/2/20895599/apple-noise-canceling-in-ear-airpods-leak-ios-13-2-beta

 

AMD's 8-core Ryzen 7 2700X drops to $195 with tons of free games

The Ryzen 7 2700X launched at $330, was $240 in mid-September, now it's under $200 at Amazon.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444179/amds-8-core-ryzen-7-2700x-drops-to-195-with-tons-of-free-games.html

 

How to detect and avoid PayPal Scams

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-detect-and-avoid-paypal-scams

 

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

 

Kioxia reveals what to expect in the next decade of flash storage

Following its independence from its parent company, Toshiba Memory is now Kioxia. With enterprise workloads moving away from HDDs, the role flash plays will change as dramatically.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/kioxia-reveals-what-to-expect-in-the-next-decade-of-flash-storage/

 

6 Ways You Can Contribute to Linux

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-to-contribute-linux-development/

 

2020 iPhone rumors: Is a follow-up to the iPhone SE in the works?

Here's everything we think we know about next year's iPhone.

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

 

How to Adjust Mouse Sensitivity on MacBook

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-adjust-mouse-sensitivity-on-macbook/

 

Best Black Friday Walmart Deals and Sales in 2019

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

 

Chrome will block HTTP content from loading on secure sites

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-04-chrome-security-block-http-content.html

 

Samsung’s exact launch date for the Galaxy S11 might’ve just leaked

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/galaxy-s11-release-date-launch-event-february-2020/

 

How to enable ‘Content Blocking’ feature in Firefox

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

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

 

Google Revamps Mobile Shopping to Take on Amazon

The new Google Shopping experience features direct buying, Google Images product comparisons, price tracking alerts, Google Lens style ideas, and more.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/371103/google-revamps-mobile-shopping-to-take-on-amazon

 

Easy online photo editor that's great for beginners

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/581189/pixlr-x-powerful-free-photo-editing-app

 

OneDrive beta for Android gains 'On this day' feature

Memories are easier to find with OneDrive's "On this day" feature.

https://www.windowscentral.com/onedrive-beta-android-gains-day-feature

 

How to manage Gmail security and privacy settings

https://macpaw.com/how-to/manage-gmail-security

 

Cast To TV v10 GNOME Extension Adds Support For Casting To Other Linux Devices

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/cast-to-tv-v10-gnome-extension-adds.html

 

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/

 

Australian Govt Issues Android and iOS Security Hardening Guides

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/australian-govt-issues-android-and-ios-security-hardening-guides/

 

Damaged ZIP Files? That’s No Problem with Recovery Toolbox for ZIP

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recovery-toolbox-for-zip-review/

 

Firefox 69.0.2 is out, here is what is new

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/04/firefox-69-0-2-is-out-here-is-what-is-new/

 

Google Assistant: how to make your Google Home speaker work for you

How to use Google Assistant in every situation

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/google-assistant-how-to-make-your-google-home-speaker-work-for-you

 

Microsoft’s future is built on Google’s code

Google underpins Microsoft’s browser and mobile OS now

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/2/20895328/microsoft-surface-duo-google-play-services-apps-android-browser-mobile

 

Microsoft will bring its powerful cloud dictation and transcription services to Word in 2020

Microsoft also hints that "pricing plans" are in the works, meaning that cloud transcription, at least, probably won't be free.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444099/microsoft-will-bring-its-powerful-cloud-dictation-and-transcription-services-to-word-in-2020.html

 

Where is Windows Media Player in Windows 10?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/where-is-windows-media-player-in-windows-10

 

How to Sync Any Folder to OneDrive in Windows 10

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

 

The Ultimate Hacking Keyboard is truly the "ultimate"

It's called the "Ultimate" Hacking Keyboard for a reason.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-ultimate-hacking-keyboard-is-truly-the-ultimate/

 

4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Reinstall macOS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/mac-users-good-reason-ever-reinstall-os-x/

 

The iPhone SE 2 will reportedly be little more than an iPhone 8 with an A13 chip, more RAM

It’ll probably be very cheap though.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444097/iphone-se-2-iphone-8-a13-ram-release.html

 

How to Change the Default Search Engine in Safari for Mac OS X

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-search-engine-safari-mac-os-x/

 

Surface Neo Coming in 2020 with Dual 9-inch Screens

Is this the next form factor?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/surface-neo

 

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

 

Apple Watch bands just like Apple’s $50 Sport Band are on sale on Amazon for $5

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/apple-watch-sport-band-price-cut-amazon/

 

How to block website from tracking your location on Firefox

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

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

 

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

 

7 Alexa secrets you didn’t know you needed

https://www.komando.com/tips/586367/7-alexa-secrets-you-didnt-know-you-needed

 

Best Gaming Keyboards for Under $100 in 2019

PC gaming is a potentially expensive hobby, but it doesn't have to be. It's entirely possible to work on a tight budget and still create an epic setup that'll give you thousands of hours of gaming bliss. This is true of keyboards, too. You can spend a fortune, but you don't have to. We set a limit of $100 and selected the best keyboards you can get within that budget.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-gaming-keyboards-under-100

 

“Human Compatible” is a provocative prescription to re-think AI before it’s too late

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/06/human-compatible-is-a-provocative-prescription-to-re-think-ai-before-its-too-late/

 

Paralyzed man walks again thanks to brain-controlled exoskeleton

https://bgr.com/2019/10/04/robotic-exoskeleton-paralyzed-man-thibault/

 

Gee, the cost of all these streaming services sure adds up!

How to cut the cord and get everything—and I mean everything—you could possibly want.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3441917/the-cost-of-all-these-streaming-services-adds-up.html

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