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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 11/02/2019 1783
Fri 11/01/2019 1782
Thur 10/31/2019 1781
Wed 10/30/2019 1780
Tue 10/29/2019 1779
Mon 10/28/2019 1778
Sun 10/27/2019 1777

Sat 1783 11/03/2019

Microsoft's new Edge logo erases bad memories of Internet Explorer

A new web browser engine should mean a fresh start, right?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/microsofts-new-edge-logo-erases-bad-memories-of-internet-explor/

 

Walmart's treat: Two sweet Intel Core-equipped laptops for under $400

Walmart is selling two fantastic budget laptops today with prices under $400 from HP and Lenovo.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3450037/walmarts-treat-two-sweet-intel-core-equipped-laptops-for-under-400.html

 

What Google's Fitbit Buy Means for the Future of Wearables

The $2.1 billion acquisition bringing new concerns—and new opportunities.

https://www.wired.com/story/google-fitbit-future-of-wearables/

 

Some old iPhones will stop working on Sunday unless they have the latest software

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/01/iphone-5-other-apple-devices-need-gps-software-update-before-nov-3.html

 

Facebook will let politicians run false ads during UK elections

Its policy is about to get an early test.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/facebook-allows-false-ads-in-uk-elections/

 

Bipartisan bill would have local governments use .gov to strengthen cybersecurity defenses

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/bipartisan-bill-would-have-local-governments-use-gov-to-strengthen-cybersecurity-defenses/

 

Free & Discounted Security Services Now Available for US Election Orgs

Nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC) offers security services for email, user education, mobile, and encrypted communications, to federal election committees.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/free-and-discounted-security-services-now-available-for-us-election-orgs/d/d-id/1336247

 

I'm Lee Pelton, President of Emerson College, and This Is How I Work

https://lifehacker.com/im-lee-pelton-president-of-emerson-college-and-this-i-1838741975

 

Walmart's treat: Two sweet Intel Core-equipped laptops for under $400

Walmart is selling two fantastic budget laptops today with prices under $400 from HP and Lenovo.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3450037/walmarts-treat-two-sweet-intel-core-equipped-laptops-for-under-400.html

 

AMD's Navi 22 and Navi 23 GPUs recently spotted in Linux driver

Watch out, RTX 2080 Ti!

https://www.techradar.com/news/amds-navi-22-and-navi-23-gpus-recently-spotted-in-linux-driver

 

How to Stop Your Computer Going to Sleep at Random Intervals

https://www.techjunkie.com/stop-computer-sleep-random-intervals/

 

Discord Abused to Spread Malware and Harvest Stolen Data

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/discord-abused-to-spread-malware-and-harvest-stolen-data/

 

Nintendo’s Switch Lite Is Selling Like Crazy, JoyCon Drift Be Damned

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/301360-nintendos-switch-lite-is-selling-like-crazy-joycon-drift-be-damned

 

How to Get More Search Results Per Page on Google Search

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-more-search-results-per-page-google-search/

 

How I Podcast: I’m Listening’s Anita Flores

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/how-i-podcast-im-listenings-anita-flores/

 

11 Malware Attacks That Nearly Wrecked the Internet

https://news.yahoo.com/11-malware-attacks-nearly-wrecked-211500832.html

 

US launches national security review of TikTok, Reuters reports

More scrutiny for the Chinese company

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20943646/tiktok-us-investigation-national-security-review-musically-cfius-senators

 

The critics have spoken about Apple TV+, now here’s what actual users think

https://bgr.com/2019/11/02/apple-tv-plus-critics-users-first-impressions-release-date/

 

How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

Are you still running Windows 7? It's to upgrade to Windows 10. Here are the instructions that you'll need to keep files and apps without issues.

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

 

10 best sites to watch movies for free

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/604808/10-best-sites-to-watch-movies-free

 

Google Throws $2.1 Billion at Its Wearables Problem

Google's purchase of Fitbit gives it a momentarily stronger position in wearables, but it doesn't solve the company's core crisis of whether it needs to be a first-party hardware provider or a neutral platform creator.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371706/google-throws-2-1-billion-at-its-wearables-problem

 

Hitting the Books: Boomers not understanding tech is the circle of life

Welcome to the party, pal.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/hitting-the-books-boomers-not-understanding-tech-is-the-circle/

 

Katie Hill’s husband says he didn’t leak photos, tells parents computer was hacked

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/government/katie-hills-husband-says-he-didnt-leak-photos-tells-parents-computer-was-hacked/

 

Details of Attack on Electric Utility Emerge

The March 5 DDoS attack interrupted communications between generating facilities and the electrical grid in three western states.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/details-of-attack-on-electric-utility-emerge/d/d-id/1336245

 

Stop Leaving Your Smartphone's Bluetooth On

https://lifehacker.com/stop-leaving-your-smartphones-bluetooth-on-1817176967

 

Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon Game Clock vs. Nvidia Boost Clock

We answer a common question from our Full Nerd community!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439141/amd-radeon-game-clock-vs-nvidia-geforce-boost-clock.html

 

Google patches another major Chrome zero-day

Zero-day vulnerability was patched after security researchers discovered it being exploited in the wild

https://www.techradar.com/news/google-patches-another-major-chrome-zero-day

 

How to Automatically Delete Chrome History after Closing

https://www.techjunkie.com/automatically-delete-chrome-history-exit/

 

World's First Domain Registrar Network Solutions Discloses Breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/worlds-first-domain-registrar-network-solutions-discloses-breach/

 

Extremely Terrifying Halloween Tech Deals: Dell Inspiron Intel Core i7 4K 13.3-Inch Laptop $750, Sceptre 65-Inch 4K HDR TV $379, BenQ Curved 2K Gaming Monitor $399

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/301346-extremely-terrifying-halloween-tech-deals-dell-inspiron-intel-core-i7-4k-13-3-inch-laptop-750-sceptre-65-inch-4k-hdr-tv-379-benq-curved-2k-gaming-monitor-399

 

Things You Can Do With the Hidden Android Developer Options

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-do-with-android-developer-options/

 

Hackers can steal the contents of Horde webmail inboxes with one click

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/horde-webmail-inbox-one-click/

 

Motorola's foldable display RAZR leaks in first official-looking images

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-31-motorola-foldable-display-razr-leaks-official-looking-images.html

 

Facebook reportedly was in talks to buy Fitbit before Google was

But Google offered twice as much

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20943825/facebook-google-fitbit-acquire-fitness-tracking-report

 

Tim Cook hints that an iPhone subscription could be Apple’s next big move

https://bgr.com/2019/10/31/iphone-prices-subscription-service-tim-cook-comments/

 

How to enable new light mode on Windows 10

Windows 10 introduces a new light theme that brings lighter colors for the Start menu, Action Center, and taskbar, and here's how you can enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-full-light-theme-windows-10/

 

8 ways you're ruining your Windows computer

https://www.komando.com/downloads/594786/8-ways-youre-ruining-your-windows-computer

 

Use Chrome? Update Your Browser Immediately

Two high severity zero-day vulnerabilities allow the Chrome browser to be hijacked, but Google released a software update today to close the security holes.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371701/use-chrome-update-your-browser-immediately

 

NBC's Peacock streaming service may be free for everyone

Peacock could offer an ad-free subscription, but otherwise cost you nothing.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/01/nbc-peacock-free-report/

 

Greed is good… for this phishing scam

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/greed-is-good-for-this-phishing-scam/

 

Google Patches Chrome Zero-Day Under Active Attack

The fix addresses CVE-2019-13720, a high-severity, use-after-free vulnerability discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/google-patches-chrome-zero-day-under-active-attack/d/d-id/1336244

 

How to Opt Out of Having Your Instagram Stories Shared With Random Strangers

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-opt-out-of-having-your-instagram-stories-shared-1839402359

 

Best password managers: Reviews of the top products

If you're still using your dog's name to log in to your bank, you are courting disaster.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3207185/best-password-managers-reviews-and-buying-advice.html

 

Government and military hit by WhatsApp hack

High-profile government and military officials were also targeted in addition to journalists and dissidents

https://www.techradar.com/news/government-and-military-hit-by-whatsapp-hack

 

How To Send and Receive Text Messages on a PC Without a Phone

https://www.techjunkie.com/receive-text-messages-pc-without-phone/

 

GandCrab RaaS Was a Training Ground for Malware Distributors

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/gandcrab-raas-was-a-training-ground-for-malware-distributors/

 

iFixit Gives AirPods Pro a Zero for Repairability

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/301343-ifixit-gives-airpods-pro-a-zero-for-repairability

 

How to Create a Group Email in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-group-email-in-gmail/

 

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/facebook-sues-onlinenic-for-domain-name-fraud-associated-with-malicious-activity/

 

Smartphone sales are growing for the first time in two years

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-31-smartphone-sales-growth-q3-2019.html

 

Watch these robot blocks cluster together with a hive mind

They can follow a path, too

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20944552/robot-blocks-hive-mit-m-blocks

 

16-foot warm white LED light strips are only $8.99 a piece on Amazon

https://bgr.com/2019/10/30/led-light-strips-like-philips-hue/

 

How to set up a VPN server on Windows 10

Do you need to create a VPN server? Here are the steps to set up a VPN server using the built-in Incoming Connection feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-vpn-server-windows-10/

 

4 things to do when you get a new PC

https://www.komando.com/downloads/598763/4-things-to-do-when-you-get-a-new-pc

 

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle those annoying, unknown callers.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362120/how-to-block-robocalls-and-spam-calls

 

The Engadget Podcast: Do you need Apple's AirPods Pro?

Wireless earbuds are here to stay -- and they're finally worth buying.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/01/engadget-podcast-airpods-pro-wireless-earbuds/

 

Two guilty pleas in Uber and Lynda.com hacking case

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/legal-security-news/two-guilty-pleas-in-uber-and-lynda-com-hacking-case/

 

Chinese Cyber Espionage Group Steals SMS Messages via Telco Networks

APT41's new campaign is latest to highlight trend by Chinese threat groups to attack upstream service providers as a way to reach its intended targets, FireEye says.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/chinese-cyber-espionage-group-steals-sms-messages-via-telco-networks/d/d-id/1336235

 

Get Help Remembering Gmail Shortcuts With KeyRocket

https://lifehacker.com/get-help-remembering-gmail-shortcuts-with-keyrocket-1839401486

 

Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1660 Super EVO OC review: Faster memory, much bigger punch

Say hello to the new no-compromises 1080p gaming champion, wearing a crown adorned with GDDR6.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448601/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1660-super-review.html

 

Best mesh Wi-Fi routers 2019: the best wireless mesh routers for large homes

https://www.techradar.com/news/best-wireless-mesh-routers

 

How To Use a Fake Number to Call Someone (Spoof a Phone Number)

https://www.techjunkie.com/fake-number-call-someone-spoof/

 

Chrome Zero-Day Bug with Exploit in the Wild Gets A Patch

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/chrome-zero-day-bug-with-exploit-in-the-wild-gets-a-patch/

 

CameraX: Google’s New Weapon in the Photography Wars

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/301298-camerax-googles-new-weapon-in-the-photography-wars

 

How Cyber Criminals Hide Malware in .WAV Files

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-cyber-criminals-hide-malware-wav-files/

 

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms

https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/02/twitters-political-ads-ban-is-a-distraction-from-the-real-problem-with-platforms/

 

8K TVs Are Coming: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Buying One

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/everything-know-buying-8k-tv-130002438.html

 

Microsoft unveils new Edge browser logo that no longer looks like Internet Explorer

The new icon is a wave surfing the web

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/2/20944341/microsoft-edge-chromium-browser-logo-icon-wave-surf-new

 

AT&T is bleeding TV subscribers like crazy, losing over 1.3 million last quarter

(All "more FYI's" are made on a Chromebook)

 

Microsoft's new Edge logo erases bad memories of Internet Explorer

A new web browser engine should mean a fresh start, right?

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/microsofts-new-edge-logo-erases-bad-memories-of-internet-explor/

 

Walmart's treat: Two sweet Intel Core-equipped laptops for under $400

Walmart is selling two fantastic budget laptops today with prices under $400 from HP and Lenovo.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3450037/walmarts-treat-two-sweet-intel-core-equipped-laptops-for-under-400.html

 

What Google's Fitbit Buy Means for the Future of Wearables

The $2.1 billion acquisition bringing new concerns—and new opportunities.

https://www.wired.com/story/google-fitbit-future-of-wearables/

 

Some old iPhones will stop working on Sunday unless they have the latest software

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/01/iphone-5-other-apple-devices-need-gps-software-update-before-nov-3.html

 

Facebook will let politicians run false ads during UK elections

Its policy is about to get an early test.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/facebook-allows-false-ads-in-uk-elections/

 

Bipartisan bill would have local governments use .gov to strengthen cybersecurity defenses

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/bipartisan-bill-would-have-local-governments-use-gov-to-strengthen-cybersecurity-defenses/

 

Free & Discounted Security Services Now Available for US Election Orgs

Nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC) offers security services for email, user education, mobile, and encrypted communications, to federal election committees.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/free-and-discounted-security-services-now-available-for-us-election-orgs/d/d-id/1336247

 

I'm Lee Pelton, President of Emerson College, and This Is How I Work

https://lifehacker.com/im-lee-pelton-president-of-emerson-college-and-this-i-1838741975

 

Walmart's treat: Two sweet Intel Core-equipped laptops for under $400

Walmart is selling two fantastic budget laptops today with prices under $400 from HP and Lenovo.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3450037/walmarts-treat-two-sweet-intel-core-equipped-laptops-for-under-400.html

 

AMD's Navi 22 and Navi 23 GPUs recently spotted in Linux driver

Watch out, RTX 2080 Ti!

https://www.techradar.com/news/amds-navi-22-and-navi-23-gpus-recently-spotted-in-linux-driver

 

How to Stop Your Computer Going to Sleep at Random Intervals

https://www.techjunkie.com/stop-computer-sleep-random-intervals/

 

Discord Abused to Spread Malware and Harvest Stolen Data

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/discord-abused-to-spread-malware-and-harvest-stolen-data/

 

Nintendo’s Switch Lite Is Selling Like Crazy, JoyCon Drift Be Damned

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/301360-nintendos-switch-lite-is-selling-like-crazy-joycon-drift-be-damned

 

How to Get More Search Results Per Page on Google Search

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-more-search-results-per-page-google-search/

 

How I Podcast: I’m Listening’s Anita Flores

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/how-i-podcast-im-listenings-anita-flores/

 

11 Malware Attacks That Nearly Wrecked the Internet

https://news.yahoo.com/11-malware-attacks-nearly-wrecked-211500832.html

 

US launches national security review of TikTok, Reuters reports

More scrutiny for the Chinese company

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20943646/tiktok-us-investigation-national-security-review-musically-cfius-senators

 

The critics have spoken about Apple TV+, now here’s what actual users think

https://bgr.com/2019/11/02/apple-tv-plus-critics-users-first-impressions-release-date/

 

How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

Are you still running Windows 7? It's to upgrade to Windows 10. Here are the instructions that you'll need to keep files and apps without issues.

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

 

10 best sites to watch movies for free

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/604808/10-best-sites-to-watch-movies-free

 

Google Throws $2.1 Billion at Its Wearables Problem

Google's purchase of Fitbit gives it a momentarily stronger position in wearables, but it doesn't solve the company's core crisis of whether it needs to be a first-party hardware provider or a neutral platform creator.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371706/google-throws-2-1-billion-at-its-wearables-problem

 

Hitting the Books: Boomers not understanding tech is the circle of life

Welcome to the party, pal.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/02/hitting-the-books-boomers-not-understanding-tech-is-the-circle/

 

Katie Hill’s husband says he didn’t leak photos, tells parents computer was hacked

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/government/katie-hills-husband-says-he-didnt-leak-photos-tells-parents-computer-was-hacked/

 

Details of Attack on Electric Utility Emerge

The March 5 DDoS attack interrupted communications between generating facilities and the electrical grid in three western states.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/details-of-attack-on-electric-utility-emerge/d/d-id/1336245

 

Stop Leaving Your Smartphone's Bluetooth On

https://lifehacker.com/stop-leaving-your-smartphones-bluetooth-on-1817176967

 

Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon Game Clock vs. Nvidia Boost Clock

We answer a common question from our Full Nerd community!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439141/amd-radeon-game-clock-vs-nvidia-geforce-boost-clock.html

 

Google patches another major Chrome zero-day

Zero-day vulnerability was patched after security researchers discovered it being exploited in the wild

https://www.techradar.com/news/google-patches-another-major-chrome-zero-day

 

How to Automatically Delete Chrome History after Closing

https://www.techjunkie.com/automatically-delete-chrome-history-exit/

 

World's First Domain Registrar Network Solutions Discloses Breach

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/worlds-first-domain-registrar-network-solutions-discloses-breach/

 

Extremely Terrifying Halloween Tech Deals: Dell Inspiron Intel Core i7 4K 13.3-Inch Laptop $750, Sceptre 65-Inch 4K HDR TV $379, BenQ Curved 2K Gaming Monitor $399

https://www.extremetech.com/deals/301346-extremely-terrifying-halloween-tech-deals-dell-inspiron-intel-core-i7-4k-13-3-inch-laptop-750-sceptre-65-inch-4k-hdr-tv-379-benq-curved-2k-gaming-monitor-399

 

Things You Can Do With the Hidden Android Developer Options

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-do-with-android-developer-options/

 

Hackers can steal the contents of Horde webmail inboxes with one click

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/horde-webmail-inbox-one-click/

 

Motorola's foldable display RAZR leaks in first official-looking images

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-31-motorola-foldable-display-razr-leaks-official-looking-images.html

 

Facebook reportedly was in talks to buy Fitbit before Google was

But Google offered twice as much

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20943825/facebook-google-fitbit-acquire-fitness-tracking-report

 

Tim Cook hints that an iPhone subscription could be Apple’s next big move

https://bgr.com/2019/10/31/iphone-prices-subscription-service-tim-cook-comments/

 

How to enable new light mode on Windows 10

Windows 10 introduces a new light theme that brings lighter colors for the Start menu, Action Center, and taskbar, and here's how you can enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-full-light-theme-windows-10/

 

8 ways you're ruining your Windows computer

https://www.komando.com/downloads/594786/8-ways-youre-ruining-your-windows-computer

 

Use Chrome? Update Your Browser Immediately

Two high severity zero-day vulnerabilities allow the Chrome browser to be hijacked, but Google released a software update today to close the security holes.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371701/use-chrome-update-your-browser-immediately

 

NBC's Peacock streaming service may be free for everyone

Peacock could offer an ad-free subscription, but otherwise cost you nothing.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/01/nbc-peacock-free-report/

 

Greed is good… for this phishing scam

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/greed-is-good-for-this-phishing-scam/

 

Google Patches Chrome Zero-Day Under Active Attack

The fix addresses CVE-2019-13720, a high-severity, use-after-free vulnerability discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/google-patches-chrome-zero-day-under-active-attack/d/d-id/1336244

 

How to Opt Out of Having Your Instagram Stories Shared With Random Strangers

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-opt-out-of-having-your-instagram-stories-shared-1839402359

 

Best password managers: Reviews of the top products

If you're still using your dog's name to log in to your bank, you are courting disaster.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3207185/best-password-managers-reviews-and-buying-advice.html

 

Government and military hit by WhatsApp hack

High-profile government and military officials were also targeted in addition to journalists and dissidents

https://www.techradar.com/news/government-and-military-hit-by-whatsapp-hack

 

How To Send and Receive Text Messages on a PC Without a Phone

https://www.techjunkie.com/receive-text-messages-pc-without-phone/

 

GandCrab RaaS Was a Training Ground for Malware Distributors

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/gandcrab-raas-was-a-training-ground-for-malware-distributors/

 

iFixit Gives AirPods Pro a Zero for Repairability

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/301343-ifixit-gives-airpods-pro-a-zero-for-repairability

 

How to Create a Group Email in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-group-email-in-gmail/

 

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/31/facebook-sues-onlinenic-for-domain-name-fraud-associated-with-malicious-activity/

 

Smartphone sales are growing for the first time in two years

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-10-31-smartphone-sales-growth-q3-2019.html

 

Watch these robot blocks cluster together with a hive mind

They can follow a path, too

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/1/20944552/robot-blocks-hive-mit-m-blocks

 

16-foot warm white LED light strips are only $8.99 a piece on Amazon

https://bgr.com/2019/10/30/led-light-strips-like-philips-hue/

 

How to set up a VPN server on Windows 10

Do you need to create a VPN server? Here are the steps to set up a VPN server using the built-in Incoming Connection feature on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-vpn-server-windows-10/

 

4 things to do when you get a new PC

https://www.komando.com/downloads/598763/4-things-to-do-when-you-get-a-new-pc

 

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle those annoying, unknown callers.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362120/how-to-block-robocalls-and-spam-calls

 

The Engadget Podcast: Do you need Apple's AirPods Pro?

Wireless earbuds are here to stay -- and they're finally worth buying.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/01/engadget-podcast-airpods-pro-wireless-earbuds/

 

Two guilty pleas in Uber and Lynda.com hacking case

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/legal-security-news/two-guilty-pleas-in-uber-and-lynda-com-hacking-case/

 

Chinese Cyber Espionage Group Steals SMS Messages via Telco Networks

APT41's new campaign is latest to highlight trend by Chinese threat groups to attack upstream service providers as a way to reach its intended targets, FireEye says.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/chinese-cyber-espionage-group-steals-sms-messages-via-telco-networks/d/d-id/1336235

 

Get Help Remembering Gmail Shortcuts With KeyRocket

https://lifehacker.com/get-help-remembering-gmail-shortcuts-with-keyrocket-1839401486

 

Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1660 Super EVO OC review: Faster memory, much bigger punch

Say hello to the new no-compromises 1080p gaming champion, wearing a crown adorned with GDDR6.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448601/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1660-super-review.html

 

Best mesh Wi-Fi routers 2019: the best wireless mesh routers for large homes

https://www.techradar.com/news/best-wireless-mesh-routers

 

How To Use a Fake Number to Call Someone (Spoof a Phone Number)

https://www.techjunkie.com/fake-number-call-someone-spoof/

 

Chrome Zero-Day Bug with Exploit in the Wild Gets A Patch

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/chrome-zero-day-bug-with-exploit-in-the-wild-gets-a-patch/

 

CameraX: Google’s New Weapon in the Photography Wars

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/301298-camerax-googles-new-weapon-in-the-photography-wars

 

How Cyber Criminals Hide Malware in .WAV Files

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-cyber-criminals-hide-malware-wav-files/

 

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms

https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/02/twitters-political-ads-ban-is-a-distraction-from-the-real-problem-with-platforms/

 

8K TVs Are Coming: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Buying One

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/everything-know-buying-8k-tv-130002438.html

 

Microsoft unveils new Edge browser logo that no longer looks like Internet Explorer

The new icon is a wave surfing the web

https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/2/20944341/microsoft-edge-chromium-browser-logo-icon-wave-surf-new

 

AT&T is bleeding TV subscribers like crazy, losing over 1.3 million last quarter

https://bgr.com/2019/10/28/att-subscriber-losses-tv-streaming-cord-cutting/

 

Cortana with male voice and new features are coming

Microsoft seems to be planning to release new features for Cortana, including a male voice option and several features for Outlook.

https://pureinfotech.com/cortana-male-voice-new-features/

 

5 Android messaging apps to make chatting safer, easier and more fun

https://www.komando.com/apps/597084/5-best-text-messaging-apps-for-android

 

32-Bit vs. 64-Bit OSes: What's the Difference?

Chances are good you're running an x64-based operating system, but what does that even mean?

https://www.pcmag.com/article/350934/32-bit-vs-64-bit-oses-whats-the-difference

 

The best SSDs

Crucial, Samsung and Western Digital are all key players here.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/01/the-best-ssds/

 

Some iPhones will stop working correctly on Sunday — here's what to know

Some iPhones will stop working tomorrow unless users do a software update from Apple.

https://www.today.com/news/some-iphones-will-stop-working-correctly-tomorrow-here-s-what-t166324

 

The First BlueKeep Mass Hacking Is Finally Here—but Don't Panic

After months of warnings, the first successful attack using Microsoft's BlueKeep vulnerability has arrived—but isn't nearly as bad as it could have been.

https://www.wired.com/story/bluekeep-hacking-cryptocurrency-mining/

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Huge data leak exposes 198 million car buyers' records

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

 

The Most Common Social Security Scams and How to Avoid Them

https://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/102814/what-are-most-common-scams-regarding-social-security-benefits.asp

 

Shoppers Drug Mart warns of phone scammers

https://news.yahoo.com/shoppers-drug-mart-warns-of-phone-scammers-172925186.html

 

How to check processor brand and model on a laptop on Windows 10

Are you trying to find out the CPU details on your device? Best answer: Use the Settings app or Task Manager to quickly determine this information on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-processor-laptop-windows-10/

 

Intel Graphics Drivers for Windows 10 1909 released and here's what's new

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/21/intel-graphics-drivers-for-windows-10-1909-released-and-heres-whats-new/

 

135 Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Could Do (Free Ebook)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-free-ebook/

 

How to Restore an iPhone Without iTunes

Recover your phone's data quickly

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-restore-iphone-without-itunes-4771803

 

Unlock BitLocker Encrypted Fixed or Removable Data Drive in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/unlock-bitlocker-encrypted-fixed-or-removable-data-drive-in-windows-10

 

How to fix game crashing issues with the AMD 19.10.2 driver

If AMD's latest driver has left your games randomly freezing or crashing entirely, rolling back is a decent fix.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-fix-game-crashing-issues-amd-19102-driver

 

How to Add or Remove 'Copy To folder' and 'Move To folder' Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/29141-add-copy-folder-move-folder-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Will VoIP Service Replace Your Landline?

https://askbobrankin.com/will_voip_service_replace_your_landline.html

 

Wanted: More women hackers

Capture the Flag challenge encourages women to pursue cybersecurity careers and connects experts with newcomers

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/wanted-more-women-hackers/

 

Does Apple Plan to Ship 200 Million iPhones in 2020?

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/does-apple-plan-to-ship-200-million-iphones-in-2020/?yptr=yahoo

 

Google is buying Fitbit for $2 billion and the smartwatch wars just got real

Google has announced that it is acquiring Fitbit in a $2.1 billion deal that could dramatically alter the smartwatch landscape.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3451378/google-is-buying-fitbit-for-2-billion-and-the-smartwatch-wars-just-got-real.html

 

Google Buys Fitbit for $2.1 Billion, But Can It Compete with Apple?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/google-acquires-fitbit-for-21-billion

 

Enable Dark Mode for All Websites in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge still doesn’t have an ETA as to when it would hit the shelves as a stable browser, but for the time being, the existing preview builds provide us with an easy way to try it out in anticipation of this highly-anticipated release.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/enable-dark-mode-for-all-websites-in-microsoft-edge-528045.shtml

 

Exclusive: 16-inch MacBook Pro Touch Bar and Touch ID layout confirmed

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/30/exclusive-16-inch-macbook-pro-touch-bar-and-touch-id-layout-confirmed/

 

How Safe Are Password Managers?

https://www.howtogeek.com/445274/how-safe-are-password-managers/

 

Common Windows 10 issues and how to fix them

https://www.komando.com/downloads/591602/common-windows-10-issues-and-how-to-fix-them

 

Use Chrome? Update Your Browser Immediately

Two high severity zero-day vulnerabilities allow the Chrome browser to be hijacked, but Google released a software update today to close the security holes.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371701/use-chrome-update-your-browser-immediately

 

Microsoft launches a Q&A site to replace MSDN and TechNet

https://news.yahoo.com/2019-11-01-microsoft-q-and-a-replace-msdn-technet.html

 

Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, features walkthrough video

VIDEO: The Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, is releasing soon, and this hands-on video review dives deep into everything available in this new version.

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

 

Disney+ does not work on Linux devices

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/21/disney-does-not-work-on-linux-devices/

 

10 Essential Offline Android Apps for People Without Mobile Data or Wi-Fi

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-offline-apps-android-without-data/

 

How to Prevent Firefox From Using Too Much Memory

Stop your browser from consuming too many system resources

https://www.lifewire.com/prevent-firefox-from-using-too-much-memory-4772084

 

How to create a BitLocker Drive Encryption shortcut in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-create-a-bitlocker-drive-encryption-shortcut-in-windows-10

 

LG 24GL600F monitor review: High-end gaming performance on a budget

https://www.windowscentral.com/lg-24gl600f-review

 

How to Turn On or Off Tamper Protection for Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123792-turn-off-tamper-protection-windows-defender-antivirus.html

 

What To Do if Your Phone is Lost or Stolen

https://askbobrankin.com/what_to_do_if_your_phone_is_lost_or_stolen.html

 

How social media makes or breaks a company in crisis

A brand's response during a crisis holds significant weight with consumers and their loyalty, a Crisp report found.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-social-media-makes-or-breaks-a-company-in-crisis/

 

T-Mobile Provides an Update on Its Merger with Sprint

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/tmobile-provides-update-on-merger-with-sprint/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to turn noise cancellation on or off with AirPods Pro

If you want to listen to the world around you for a moment, the AirPods Pro make it easy.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3449859/how-to-turn-noise-cancellation-on-or-off-with-airpods-pro.html

 

Killer Deal: AirPods Pro on Sale For $234

Apple's earbuds get their first holiday discount

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/killer-deal-airpods-pro-on-sale-for-dollar234

 

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 “Vibranium” Preview Build 19013

Microsoft has released a new preview build for Windows insiders in the Fast ring.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-releases-windows-10-vibranium-preview-build-19013-528037.shtml

 

[Update: October 2019] The best iPhone, iPad, and MacBook trade deals: Get max cash for old devices

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/21/september-iphone-ipad-macbook-trade-in-deals/

 

What Is “Military-Grade Encryption”?

https://www.howtogeek.com/445096/what-does-military-grade-encryption-mean/

 

5 free Windows 10 downloads you'll love

https://www.komando.com/downloads/587597/5-free-windows-10-downloads-youll-love

 

Interior Department Grounds Drone Fleet Over Chinese Spying Risk

The department currently has a fleet of 810 drones, which are used to monitor federal lands. Of those, 786 are Chinese-made and 121 come from DJI, the leading provider of consumer drones. DJI denies that its technology poses a threat.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371692/interior-department-grounds-drone-fleet-over-chinese-spying

 

Ex-Apple executive joins startup aimed at banishing smartphone cables

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ex-apple-executive-joins-startup-001755869.html

 

How to batch rename files using PowerToys PowerRename on Windows 10

Do you need to modify the file names of a large number of files? If you do it one by one will take a long time, but you can now use the PowerToys app for quick advanced bulk renaming on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/batch-rename-files-powertoys-powerrename-windows-10/

 

Mozilla Firefox 70.0.1 release information

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/01/mozilla-firefox-70-0-1-release-information/

 

Apple’s Worst MacBook Problems (And How to Fix Them)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/worst-macbook-problems-fix/

 

Your Pirated Content Could Cost You More Than Netflix

Torrents and free content are alive, well, and as dangerous as ever

https://www.lifewire.com/your-pirated-content-could-cost-more-than-netflix-4774704

 

How do you calculate the percentage difference between two numbers in Excel

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-do-you-calculate-the-percentage-difference-between-two-numbers-in-excel

 

Microsoft Q&A now in preview, set to replace MSDN and TechNet Forums

Microsoft has a new place to get questions answered.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-qa-replacing-msdn-and-technet-forums

 

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

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/48991-add-remove-google-drive-navigation-pane-windows-10-a.html

 

Scammed by Fake Norton Antivirus, Lifelock? Here's What to Do

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10641/scammed-fake-norton-antivirus-lifelock-heres-what-do

 

DIY drones: 25 kits to build your own

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/diy-drones-10-kits-to-build-your-own/

 

Roku Express (2019) review: A inexpensive streamer with a cheap remote

Roku's budget media streamer would be great if its remote didn't cut corners.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3450040/roku-express-2019-review.html

 

Tim Cook and Apple: Bullish on China and on Apple’s holiday prospects

The iPad is killing it, and the Mac had a record quarter in the U.S.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3450036/tim-cook-bullish-on-china-and-on-apples-holiday-prospects.html

 

Early Black Friday Deal: Echo Dot with Clock Now Just $39

Amazon's 2019 Echo Dot just hit a new price low

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/early-black-friday-deal-echo-dot-with-clock-now-just-dollar39

 

Microsoft Removes a Key Requirement to Connect Android Phones to Windows 10

The Your Phone app, which allows users to pair Android devices with Windows 10 PCs, will no longer require Bluetooth connectivity and will work as long as the phone and the PC are connected to the same network.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-removes-a-key-requirement-to-connect-android-phones-to-windows-10-528041.shtml

 

iOS 13.2 now available with Deep Fusion, new emoji, Siri privacy settings, more

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/28/ios-13-2-now-available-emoji-more/

 

How to Create Automations on an iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/442760/how-to-create-automations-on-an-iphone-or-ipad/

 

5 steps you need to take so you don't get hacked

https://www.komando.com/tips/593409/5-security-steps-you-must-take-now

 

Broken AirPods Pro? Don't Bother Trying to Fix Them Yourself

'While theoretically semi-serviceable, the non-modular, glued-together design and lack of replacement parts makes repair both impractical and uneconomical,' iFixit says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371689/broken-airpods-pro-dont-bother-trying-to-fix-them-yourself

 

Google to acquire wearable-tech maker Fitbit for $2.1B

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-acquire-wearable-tech-maker-132440954.html

 

How to access Advanced startup options on Windows 10

Five ways to access the Advanced startup options to boot in Safe Mode, change UEFI settings, use System Restore or System Recovery image to get your PC working again.

https://pureinfotech.com/access-advanced-startup-options-windows-10-troubleshoot-fix-pc/

 

Vivaldi 2.9 launches with performance and usability improvements

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/31/vivaldi-2-9-launches-with-performance-and-usability-improvements/

 

7 Effective Tools to Increase Your Hard Drive Performance on Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/2-effective-tools-that-can-increase-your-hard-drive-performance-windows/

 

What Are Audiobooks?

Free yourself from the printed page

https://www.lifewire.com/what-are-audiobooks-2438535

 

What is Account Protection in Windows 10 and how to hide this section

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/account-protection-area-in-windows-10

 

Best Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ethernet Adapter (this type of adapter works on any laptop or desktop.  Ones with USB ports are limits in power to 100mA up to 500mA)

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-lenovo-thinkpad-x1-carbon-ethernet-adapter

 

How to Securely Login to Local Accounts with YubiKey Security Key in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/142815-securely-login-local-accounts-yubikey-security-key-windows.html

 

New Malware Hides Inside Audio Files

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10642/new-malware-hides-inside-audio-files

 

14 Excel tips every user should master

Whether you are a Microsoft Excel beginner or an advanced user, you'll benefit from these step-by-step tutorials.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/excel-tips-every-user-should-master/

 

Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3187462/best-media-streaming-device.html

 

AirPods Pro first impressions: Off in my own little world

If I had to sum up my first day with the new AirPods Pro in one word, it would be 'effortless'

https://www.macworld.com/article/3449976/airpods-pro-first-impressions-off-in-my-own-little-world.html

 

Hackers Unlock Any Phone Using Photographed Fingerprints In Just 20 Minutes

Nobody is safe

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/hackers-unlock-any-phone-using-photographed-fingerprints-in-just-20-minutes

 

How to Fix Broken YouTube and Facebook in Mozilla Firefox 70

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 70 earlier this month, but by the looks of things, the update to this latest version isn’t exactly what users expected from the world’s second most-used browser worldwide.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-broken-youtube-and-facebook-in-mozilla-firefox-70-528026.shtml

 

Apple says iOS 13 is now running on 50% of all iPhones, iPadOS adoption hits 33%

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/16/apple-says-ios-13-is-now-running-on-50-of-all-iphones-ipados-adoption-hits-33/

 

How Windows 10’s “Reset This PC” Has Gotten More Powerful

https://www.howtogeek.com/443872/how-windows-10s-reset-this-pc-has-gotten-more-powerful/

 

Security flaw gives hackers easy access to your iPhone contacts

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/596349/new-ios-13-flaw-gives-easy-access-to-your-contacts

 

Chinese Hackers Infect Carriers to Steal SMS Messages

The malware targeted Linux-based servers used to route SMS messages. 'During this intrusion, thousands of phone numbers were targeted, to include several high-ranking foreign individuals likely of interest to China,' FireEye says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371685/chinese-hackers-infect-carriers-to-steal-sms-messages

 

As sales of smart speakers grow, Soundcheck wants to help make the web more 'speakable'

https://news.yahoo.com/sales-smart-speakers-grow-soundcheck-141312430.html

 

Friendly reminder: Biometrics are not the best way to secure your phone

https://www.androidauthority.com/fingerprints-insecure-phone-1043477/

 

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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Instagram is trying to shut down stalking app Like Patrol

The app lets users see who their targets interact with on Instagram.

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/31/instagram-shut-down-like-patrol/

 

The New 'Click-to-Pay' Option Will Make Impulse Shopping Online Too Easy

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/the-new-click-to-pay-option-will-make-impulse-shopping-1839258524

 

6 Ways to Bookmark Your Favorite Folders in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/444384/six-ways-to-bookmark-your-favorite-folders-in-windows-10/

 

MIT uses shadows to help autonomous vehicles see around corners

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/mit-uses-shadows-to-help-autonomous-vehicles-see-around-corners/

 

How to Use Guake Dropdown Terminal in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-guake-dropdown-terminal-linux/

 

AT&T Finally Renders the Word ‘Unlimited’ Completely Meaningless With New Data Plans

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/301290-att-finally-renders-the-word-unlimited-completely-meaningless-with-new-data-plans

 

Ransomware attack on TrialWorks is one of 13 on MSPs and cloud-service providers in 2019

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/ransomware-attack-on-trialworks-is-one-of-13-on-msps-and-cloud-service-providers-in-2019/

 

This New Android Malware Can Survive a Factory Reset

https://lifehacker.com/this-new-android-malware-can-survive-a-factory-reset-1839471462

 

8 Trends in Vulnerability and Patch Management

Unpatched flaws continue to be a major security issue for many organizations.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/8-trends-in-vulnerability-and-patch-management/d/d-id/1336213

 

Schools are facing more cyberattacks than ever before

2019 has already seen almost as many cyberattacks against schools as the previous two years combined

https://www.techradar.com/news/schools-are-facing-more-cyberattacks-than-ever-before

 

AT&T cutting mobile plan prices to better compete with lineups from Verizon, T-Mobile

https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2019/10/30/at-t-cutting-mobile-plan-prices.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

 

How to Speed up Adobe Illustrator on your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/speed-up-adobe-illustrator

 

Instagram is banning an app that let users stalk social media activity of loved ones and significant others, report says

 - Instagram says it will ban an app that is being used to stalk users

 - Like Patrol let people track other users' likes, comments, and more

 - The app violates Instagram's rules on scraping content from the platform

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7635875/Report-Instagram-banning-app-let-users-stalk-social-media-activity-users.html

 

How to Access the Windows 10 Startup Folder

https://www.techjunkie.com/windows-10-startup-folder/

 

Hoxx VPN Proxy for Chrome

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Hoxx-VPN-Proxy-for-Chrome.shtml

 

GIMP 2.10.14 Released With New Show All View Mode, Loaded Images Now Default to 72 PPI

A new version of the GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) 2.10 stable series was released recently - 2.10.14. This release includes a new "Show All" view mode that shows pixels outside the canvas boundary, new "Image" transform type, and more. Also, images opened with GIMP will now default to 72 PPI when no explicit resolution is stored in the imported file.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/gimp-21014-released-with-new-show-all.html

 

Turbocharge your Fire TV Stick with this $14 accessory

https://bgr.com/2019/10/31/fire-tv-stick-ethernet-adapter-increases-speed/

 

How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

Are you still running Windows 7? It's to upgrade to Windows 10. Here are the instructions that you'll need to keep files and apps without issues.

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

 

Don't Fall for the 5G iPhone Rumors

Nikkei Asian Review claims that all three of next year's iPhones will have 5G capabilities, but that's only half the story.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/371650/dont-fall-for-the-5g-iphone-rumors

 

How to keep your browser tabs from taking over

https://www.komando.com/downloads/588317/how-to-keep-your-browser-tabs-from-taking-over

 

What’s the Difference Between Intel Core i3, i5, i7, and X CPUs?

https://www.howtogeek.com/443790/what%e2%80%99s-the-difference-between-intel-core-i3-i5-i7-and-x-cpus/

 

Apple releases iOS 13.2 with Deep Fusion

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/apple-releases-ios-13-2-with-deep-fusion/

 

Third-Party Alexa and Google Home Apps Can Eavesdrop and Phish Passwords

https://www.maketecheasier.com/third-party-alexa-google-home-apps-eavesdrop-phish-passwords/

 

Researchers Develop Tiny Depth Sensor Inspired by Spider Eyes

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/301183-researchers-develop-tiny-depth-sensor-inspired-by-spider-eyes

 

Skimming malware found on American Cancer Society’s online store

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/retail/skimming-malware-found-on-american-cancer-societys-online-store/

 

How to Set Up Your Brand-New AirPods Pro

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-set-up-your-brand-new-airpods-pro-1839488952

 

Hacking Phones: How Law Enforcement Is Saving Privacy

It's no longer true that society must choose to either weaken everybody's privacy or let criminals run rampant.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/-hacking-phones-how-law-enforcement-is-saving-privacy-/a/d-id/1336167

 

Millions of stolen corporate logins are available to buy online

ImmuniWeb discovered 21m credentials from Fortune 500 companies available online

https://www.techradar.com/news/millions-of-stolen-corporate-logins-are-available-to-buy-online

 

China's state telecoms to launch 5G services on Friday

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/chinas-state-telecoms-launch-5g-051550160.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Speed Up Lightroom On Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/speed-up-adobe-lightroom

 

This is how malicious Android apps avoid Google’s security vetting

Cyberattackers are using a variety of tactics to stop Google spotting suspicious app behavior.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-is-how-malicious-android-apps-avoid-googles-security-vetting/

 

Where to Print Documents When You Don’t Have a Printer

https://www.techjunkie.com/where-print-documents/

 

Hoxx VPN Proxy for Firefox

Protect your identity when going online and access content that's not available in your country by connecting to a proxy using this Firefox addon

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Hoxx-VPN-Proxy.shtml

 

Cloud Storage GUI Rclone Browser 1.6.0 Adds New Options, Fixes

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/rclone-browser-160-adds-new-options.html

 

Save $25 on the Echo Dot for cars

https://bgr.com/2019/10/31/echo-dot-for-cars-bundled-with-car-mount-sale/

 

How to quickly fix problems with Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

Windows 10 now includes an option to quickly repair or reset Microsoft Edge without complicated workarounds.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-microsoft-edge-windows-10/

 

New Roku Express Is 20 Percent Off at Amazon

It normally sells for an affordable $30, but you can grab it on Amazon right now for just $24. If that's still too much, the 2018 model is currently marked down 18 percent to just $22.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371642/new-roku-express-is-20-percent-off-at-amazon

 

Robocalls that steal your phone number are getting worse

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

 

How to Remove Your PIN and Other Sign-In Options from Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/443386/how-to-remove-your-pin-and-other-sign-in-options-from-windows-10/

 

NBCUniversal rolls out its ShoppableTV ads

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/nbcuniversal-rolls-out-its-shoppabletv-ads/

 

Can Deepfakes Be Detected?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/can-deepfakes-be-detected/

 

How to Make Sense of Google’s Quantum Supremacy Claim

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/300987-googles-quantum-supremacy-paper-tldr-edition

 

Star Search: McAfee names riskiest celebs to look up online

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/star-search-mcafee-names-riskiest-celebs-to-look-up-online/

 

How to 'Fix' the Pixel 4's Inconsistent Photo White Balance Bug

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-the-pixel-4s-inconsistent-photo-white-balanc-1839474811

 

32,000+ WiFi Routers Potentially Exposed to New Gafgyt Variant

Researchers detect an updated Gafgyt variant that targets flaws in small office and home wireless routers from Zyxel, Huawei, and Realtek.

https://www.darkreading.com/iot/32000+-wifi-routers-potentially-exposed-to-new-gafgyt-variant/d/d-id/1336238

 

Fingerprint unlock arrives in WhatsApp for Android – here's how to enable it

Unlock WhatsApp with a tap of your finger

https://www.techradar.com/news/fingerprint-unlock-arrives-in-whatsapp-for-android-heres-how-to-enable-it

 

AirPods Pro: How to customize Force Sensor controls

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/31/how-to-customize-airpods-pro-controls-force-sensor/

 

The 7 best photo printing apps to print your iPhone photos

https://macpaw.com/how-to/best-photo-printing-app

 

AMD Radeon RX 590 prices nosedive following NVIDIA GeForce GTX 16 SUPER series announcement

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER may seem enticing with its US$229 price tag, but the AMD Radeon RX 590 currently has the last word on value for money. The Polaris-based GPU can be had for practically US$100 right now and remains powerful enough for 1080p gaming.

https://www.notebookcheck.net/AMD-Radeon-RX-590-prices-nosedive-following-NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-16-SUPER-series-announcement.440596.0.html

 

DNS Server Unavailable – What to Do

https://www.techjunkie.com/dns-server-unavailable/

 

This Is Microsoft’s Batch File Renamer in PowerToys 0.12

The modern version of PowerToys evolves at a pretty good pace, and the most recent release comes with a new tool that makes it so easy to perform a batch rename.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/this-is-microsoft-s-batch-file-renamer-in-powertoys-0-12-528046.shtml

 

How To Get Dark GNOME Shell Menus And Dialogs On Ubuntu 19.10 With Yaru Theme

For Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine), the default Yaru theme pack has received some major changes. One of these changes is the usage of light menus and dialogs for the GNOME Shell theme (with a dark panel). In case you want to change the Ubuntu 19.10 Shell theme (Yaru) to use dark menus and dialogs, this article will explain how to do this.

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/how-to-get-dark-gnome-shell-menus-and.html

 

PS5 might have one huge advantage over the Xbox and even gaming PCs

https://bgr.com/2019/10/31/ps5-specs-vs-xbox-scarlett-ssd-support-for-partial-game-installs/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION RELEASE HISTORY TRACKER

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

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

 

What Does Big Tech Know About You? Basically Everything

Security Baron examined the privacy policies of Facebook, Google, Apple, Twitter, Amazon, and Microsoft and put together a handy infographic showing the types of data each company admits to collecting.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/366327/what-does-big-tech-know-about-you-basically-everything

 

This scary flaw in 1 billion phones shares your exact location

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/596139/this-scary-flaw-in-1-billion-phones-shares-your-exact-location

 

How to Use the less Command on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/444233/how-to-use-the-less-command-on-linux/

 

FCC proposes rules requiring telcos remove Huawei, ZTE equipment

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/fcc-rules-huawei-zte/

 

What Is HTTP3 and How Does It Improve Your Browsing Speed

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-is-http3-and-improve-browsing-speed/

 

Google Parent Alphabet Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Fitbit

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/301050-google-parent-alphabet-reportedly-in-talks-to-acquire-fitbit

 

Google Play adware campaign taken down, developer identified

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/mobile-security/google-play-adware-campaign-taken-down-developer-identified/

 

Your Smart Speaker's Skills Might Be a Huge Privacy Problem

https://lifehacker.com/your-smart-speakers-skills-might-be-a-huge-privacy-prob-1839257208

 

Old RAT, New Moves: Adwind Hides in Java Commands to Target Windows

The Adwind remote access Trojan conceals malicious activity in Java commands to slip past threat intelligence tools and steal user data.

https://www.darkreading.com/operations/old-rat-new-moves-adwind-hides-in-java-commands-to-target-windows/d/d-id/1336205

 

Motorola Razr 2019 release date, price, news and leaks

https://www.techradar.com/news/motorola-razr-v4-what-we-want-to-see

 

iOS 13.2 closes background apps so quickly, it may have broken multitasking

More iOS 13 torment.

https://www.imore.com/ios-132-may-have-broken-multitasking

 

How to print photos from your iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/print-photos-from-iphone

 

Samsung Unveils New Flip Phone-Style Foldable Phone Concept

The "clamshell" concept comes at the same time Galaxy Fold's re-reviews hit the press.

https://interestingengineering.com/samsung-unveils-new-flip-phone-style-foldable-phone-concept

 

How to Change the Ring Doorbell Chime Sound

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-ring-doorbell-chime-sound/

 

Microsoft Removes a Key Requirement to Connect Android Phones to Windows 10

The Your Phone app, which allows users to pair Android devices with Windows 10 PCs, will no longer require Bluetooth connectivity and will work as long as the phone and the PC are connected to the same network.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-removes-a-key-requirement-to-connect-android-phones-to-windows-10-528041.shtml

 

3 Ways Of Installing Tor Browser On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/3-ways-of-installing-tor-browser-on.html

 

WhatsApp might soon receive the major update you’ve been waiting for

https://bgr.com/2019/10/30/whatsapp-vs-imessage-support-for-multiple-devices-coming-soon/

 

Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, features walkthrough video

VIDEO: The Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, is releasing soon, and this hands-on video review dives deep into everything available in this new version.

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

 

Israeli Spyware Firm Allegedly Tried to Hack 1,400 WhatsApp Users

WhatsApp is suing the company, NSO Group, for the May attacks, which involved a scary vulnerability in the messaging app that could send spyware to a phone simply with a voice call.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371634/israeli-spyware-firm-allegedly-tried-to-hack-1-400-whatsapp

 

5 stupid mistakes that shorten the life of your gadgets

https://www.komando.com/tips/591560/mistakes-that-shorten-the-life-of-your-gadgets

 

How Safe Are Password Managers?

https://www.howtogeek.com/445274/how-safe-are-password-managers/

 

The Pixel 4 is a disaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HcwR8uUJj0&t=0s

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AT&T TV Now review: The fall of a once-mighty bundle

AT&T’s penny-pinching has made this streaming bundle a lot worse than it used to be.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3152895/directv-now-review.html

 

Intel and GE Healthcare's X-ray machine uses embedded AI to prioritize scans

Technology experts worked with radiologists to find the best ER use cases for artificial intelligence and computer vision.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/intel-and-ge-healthcares-x-ray-machine-uses-embedded-ai-to-prioritize-scans/

 

Wi-Fi Direct: Windows Wireless File Transfer That’s Faster Than Bluetooth

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/wifi-direct-vs-bluetooth-use-sharing-data-windows-8/

 

Common Home Network Problems

New home network headaches usually have simple solutions

https://www.lifewire.com/top-home-networking-problems-and-mistakes-817736

 

Intel announces Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor

Intel aims to deliver the "ultimate gaming experience" with the 9th Gen Intel Core i9-990KS Special Edition processor.

https://www.windowscentral.com/intel-announces-core-i9-9900ks-special-edition-processor

 

Keeper review: Security is the greatest strength of this password manager

While the popular password manager has made some welcome user-friendly updates, the integrity of your login credentials is still its top priority.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3446049/keeper-password-manager-review.html

 

U.S. Food Chain Alerts Customers of Payment Card Incident

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-food-chain-alerts-customers-of-payment-card-incident/

 

Public Wi-Fi Login Page not showing in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/public-wi-fi-login-page-not-showing

 

Apple releases macOS 10.15.1 Catalina update

If you just bought Apple’s new AirPods Pro, you’ll want to install this update.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3449222/apple-releases-macos-10-15-1-catalina-update.html

 

Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

The company allegedly went on a hacking spree targeting journalists, diplomats, senior government officials and others, Facebook said in its lawsuit.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/facebook-sues-israel-s-nso-group-over-alleged-whatsapp-hack-n1073511

 

WHAT’S WINDOWS 10X? HERE’S THE BEST ANSWER.

Are you still wondering what's Windows 10X? Here's the best answer, and the details you need to know about the OS for dual-screen devices.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-windows-10x-best-answer/

 

Can a Virus Really Destroy a Hard Drive?

https://askbobrankin.com/can_a_virus_really_destroy_a_hard_drive.html

 

Using Apple Watch Series 4 with an older iPhone? There’s a software update for you

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/09/watchos-5-3-2-apple-watch-series-4/

 

Discord 'Spidey Bot' Malware Is Stealing Usernames, Passwords

Antivirus software is your best bet at beating the malware

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/discord-spidey-bot-malware-is-stealing-usernames-passwords

 

Agena Portable

Interpreted procedural programming language worth having when you need to perform various tasks and create scientific applications

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Programming/Agena-Portable.shtml

 

FCC moves to ban Huawei and ZTE from $8.5 billion service fund

No Universal Service Funds for Chinese providers

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/28/20936768/fcc-ajit-pai-huawei-zte-telecommunications-national-security-threats

 

Russia Is About to Disconnect From the Internet: What That Means

On Nov. 1, Russia is set to activate a version of the internet that's walled off from the rest of the world, ostensibly so it can protect itself in the event of a cyber attack. But experts argue the move might do the country more harm than good.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371347/russia-is-about-to-disconnect-from-the-internet-what-that-m

 

Better, faster internet is here — this is how to get it

https://www.komando.com/tips/592265/wi-fi-6-speed-specs-why-its-better

 

How to work with long documents in Microsoft Word

Follow these tips on how to easily navigate and manage lengthy documents in Word by taking advantage of key features.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-work-with-long-documents-in-microsoft-word/

 

Chrome 78 launches with security updates and tab overlay feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/24/chrome-78-launches-with-security-updates-and-tab-overlay-feature/

 

10 Free Internet TV Channels You Can Watch Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-internet-tv-channels-watch-online/

 

Troubleshooting Home Network Router Problems

Guidelines to follow

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-home-network-router-problems-817742

 

Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries can now be used directly within Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

You can now easily add logos and images from Adobe Creative Cloud into Word and PowerPoint.

https://www.windowscentral.com/adobe-creative-cloud-libraries-can-now-be-used-directly-within-microsoft-word-and-powerpoint

 

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Book Flex, Galaxy Book Ion emphasize stunning displays, light weight

Both of the new Galaxy Book models will complement the Galalxy Book S, which will use a long-lasting Qualcomm 8cx chip.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3449236/samsungs-upcoming-galaxy-book-flex-galaxy-book-ion-emphasize-stunning-displays-light-weight.html

 

Pwn2Own Hacking Event Expands to Industrial Control Systems

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/pwn2own-hacking-event-expands-to-industrial-control-systems/

 

How to manage, view, delete saved passwords in new Microsoft Edge browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/manage-view-delete-saved-passwords-new-edge

 

Apple warns HomePod users of potentially fatal iOS 13.2 flaw

Whatever you do, don’t reset it.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3449239/apple-warns-homepod-users-of-potentially-fatal-ios-13-2-flaw.html

 

On the 50th anniversary of the birth of the internet, technologists balance optimism and warnings

The Pew Research Center surveyed 530 technologists, researchers, activists and business and policy leaders about how people might be affected by changes in the internet over the next 50 years.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/50th-anniversary-birth-internet-technologists-balance-optimism-warnings-n1073206

 

How to disable location tracking on Windows 10

If privacy is a concern, you can use these steps to stop Windows 10 apps from tracking your location.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-location-tracking-windows-10/

 

Geekly Update - 30 October 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_30_october_2019.html

 

Apple sets next Apple Watch Activity Challenge for Veterans Day

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/30/apple-watch-activity-challenge-veterans-day-2/

 

Pitfalls to look out for when choosing your antivirus software

From downsides of free antivirus, to software that slows you down

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/pitfalls-to-look-out-for-when-choosing-your-antivirus-software

 

Agena

An interesting and multipurpose procedural programming language that can assist you in performing various simple or more complex tasks

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/Coding-languages-Compilers/Agena.shtml

 

iOS 13 is killing background apps more frequently, iPhone owners report

It may be a memory management issue

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/31/20942043/apple-ios-13-iphone-11-pro-ram-memory-management-app-background-refresh

 

Wireless Carriers Make $16.7 Billion a Year on Your Capped Data

You might think capping your data plan would save you money. But if you don't meet the cap, you're wasting data—and that's money in the carrier coffers.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371648/wireless-carriers-make-16-7-billion-a-year-on-your-capped-d

 

Cut down the amount of spam in your inbox

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

 

How to use the Files app to scan documents to your iPhone or iPad

Learn how to scan files directly to your iPhone or iPad by using the Files app.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-files-app-to-scan-documents-to-your-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/24/find-tabs-quickly-with-the-tabhunter-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

 

7 Effective Tools to Increase Your Hard Drive Performance on Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/2-effective-tools-that-can-increase-your-hard-drive-performance-windows/

 

Common Mobile Network Problems and How to Avoid Them

Take steps to prevent the most common mobile network problems

https://www.lifewire.com/common-mobile-network-problems-817774

 

SK Hynix Gold S31 review: Notable price and performance amount to a new contender in the consumer SSD market

South Korean giant SK Hynix makes a foray into the consumer SSD market with the Gold S31.

https://www.windowscentral.com/sk-hynix-gold-s31-ssd

 

Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1660 Super EVO OC review: Faster memory, much bigger punch

Say hello to the new no-compromises 1080p gaming champion, wearing a crown adorned with GDDR6.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448601/nvidia-geforce-gtx-1660-super-review.html

 

How to Perform Windows Defender Offline Scan in Windows 10

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/how-to-perform-windows-defender-offline-scan-in-windows-10/

 

QuickEncrypt lets you encrypt & decrypt files & folders in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/leomoon-quickcrypt-for-windows-10

 

To badly go: Samsung’s not-so-great fall

Apple's not perfect but Samsung always keeps it exciting.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3449159/to-badly-go-samsung-s-not-so-great-fall.html

 

10 Awesome Accessories and Peripherals for PC Gaming

Get ahead of the game by adding these handy devices to your gaming setup.

https://whatnerd.com/accessories-peripherals-for-pc-gaming/

 

How to enable open tabs sync on Microsoft Edge Chromium

You can now sync open tabs across devices using Microsoft edge (Chromium), and in this guide, you'll learn the steps on how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-open-tabs-sync-edge-chromium/

 

How to Clean Up Component Store (WinSxS folder) in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/82643-clean-up-component-store-winsxs-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

Apple releasing watchOS 6.1 to the public with Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 support, more

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/29/watchos-6-1-series-1-series-2-more/

 

Malware-Infested Android Apps Infect 8 Million: What to Do

Google removes 42 compromised apps — and you should, too

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/malware-infested-android-apps-infect-8-million-what-to-do

 

Save Chrome Tabs For Later

A Chrome extension that allows you to set tabs away and come back to them later, allowing for a better organization of your work flow and time

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/Save-Chrome-Tabs-For-Later.shtml

 

AirPods Pro teardown confirms that they’re just as disposable as ever

At least Apple will recycle them

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2019/10/31/20941467/airpods-pro-ifixit-teardown-repair-disposable-battery-replacement

 

SiriusXM Channels Heading to Google Assistant Devices

Audio content will be offered first, but SiriusXM and Google say they'll add video content on smart displays like the Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max later this year.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371664/siriusxm-channels-heading-to-google-assistant-devices

 

3 ways to save an article to read later on your phone, tablet or computer

https://www.komando.com/apps/591626/3-ways-to-save-articles-to-read-later

 

How to secure OneDrive files and folders with Personal Vault

Learn how to make specific folders and files on OneDrive more secure by using Personal Vault.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-secure-onedrive-files-and-folders-with-personal-vault/

 

Play old PC games in widescreen resolutions with Game Widescreener

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/23/play-old-pc-games-in-widescreen-resolutions-with-game-widescreener/

 

28 Websites Every Apple Fan Must Bookmark

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/20-websites-every-apple-fan-must-bookmark/

 

Tips for Troubleshooting Windows File and Printer Sharing

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-windows-file-sharing-818241

 

How to reclaim space reducing size of WinSxS folder on Windows 10

You can't delete the WinSxS folder, but you can clean up its contents to free up space on Windows 10, and in this guide, we'll show you how.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-reclaim-space-reducing-size-winsxs-folder-windows-10

 

Upgrade to a speedy 512GB SSD for just $49 today

For less than $50 you can get a solid amount of storage in a 2.5-inch SSD at Amazon today.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3449241/upgrade-to-a-speedy-512gb-ssd-for-just-49-today.html

 

TrialWorks Ransomware Attack Disrupts Court Cases and Deadlines

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/trialworks-ransomware-attack-disrupts-court-cases-and-deadlines/

 

Where to find computer hardware specs in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/where-to-find-computer-hardware-specs-in-windows-10

 

AirPods Pro first impressions: Off in my own little world

If I had to sum up my first day with the new AirPods Pro in one word, it would be 'effortless'

https://www.macworld.com/article/3449976/airpods-pro-first-impressions-off-in-my-own-little-world.html

 

Top 10 Lightweight Games You Can Play on a Non-Gaming PC

You don't need a gaming to enjoy great gaming experiences. These lightweight games will entertain you for hours, even on modest hardware.

https://whatnerd.com/lightweight-games-non-gaming-pc/

 

How to access Advanced startup options on Windows 10

Five ways to access the Advanced startup options to boot in Safe Mode, change UEFI settings, use System Restore or System Recovery image to get your PC working again.

https://pureinfotech.com/access-advanced-startup-options-windows-10-troubleshoot-fix-pc/

 

How to Turn On or Off Tamper Protection for Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/123792-turn-off-tamper-protection-windows-defender-antivirus.html

 

Twitter for Mac receives first update since iPad version adapted for macOS

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/29/twitter-for-mac-receives-first-update-since-ipad-version-adapted-for-macos/

 

D-Link Won't Fix Serious Security Flaw on 10 Wi-Fi Routers

Models deemed end-of-life, although they're still sold online

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/d-link-wont-fix-serious-security-flaw-on-four-wi-fi-routers

 

Gesturefy

Make your life easier by commanding your browser through a set of mouse activated specific gestures, and surf the web fast and in style

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Gesturefy.shtml

 

How to set up Emergency SOS and fall detection on your Apple Watch

Get help in an emergency

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/28/20936113/apple-watch-emergency-sos-fall-detection-set-up-how-to

 

Possible North Korean Malware Hits Indian Nuclear Power Plant

The malware only breached the power plant's IT systems, not the industrial control systems. Nevertheless, the infection may have been able to steal files from the power plant's network.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371651/possible-north-korean-malware-hits-indian-nuclear-power-plan

 

Play Doom, Oregon Trail, Warcraft and other classic games online

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/585740/play-doom-oregon-trail-warcraft-and-other-classic-games-online

 

Synology CEO: Why a NAS is the solution to tiny storage space on mobile devices

The paltry storage space in Google's Pixel 4 and other smartphones fills up quickly, but Synology America CEO Alex Wang sees the NAS as the solution for that, data sharing, and information security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/synology-ceo-why-a-nas-is-the-solution-to-tiny-storage-space-on-mobile-devices/

 

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

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

 

HDMI ARC and HDMI eARC explained: The evolution of the Audio Return Channel

Higher-quality movie soundtracks and music, too—and you won't need a new cable. What's not to like?

https://www.techhive.com/article/3445045/hdmi-arc-and-hdmi-earc-explained.html

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Tue 1779 10/29/2019

What to Do If a Stranger Sends You Money on Venmo

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/what-to-do-if-a-stranger-sends-you-money-on-venmo-1839298495

 

The all-new Nvidia Shield TV costs $150, but packs advanced features

Nvidia officially outs Shield TV Pro and Shield TV that both support Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and use AI to upscale your streamed content

https://www.techhive.com/article/3448400/nvidia-shield-tv-packs-advanced-features.html

 

How to find out which Wireless Card is present in your laptop

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-find-out-which-wireless-card-is-present-in-your-laptop

 

How to Make Wyze Cam Record Longer

https://www.techjunkie.com/wyze-cam-record-longer/

 

Will the quantum economy change your business?

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/will-the-quantum-economy-change-your-business/

 

Adobe leaves Creative Cloud database open, 7.5 million users exposed

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/adobe-leaves-creative-cloud-database-open-7-5-million-users-exposed/

 

Hackers finding ways to exploit automotive software to overtake cars

A new report from IntSights details the many ways cybercriminals break into a new generation of highly digitized cars.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hackers-finding-ways-to-exploit-automotive-software-to-overtake-cars/

 

How to Safeguard Yourself from Malicious Browser Extensions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/safeguard-malicious-browser-extensions/

 

How to Figure Out What's Inside Your Desktop or Laptop PC

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-figure-out-whats-inside-your-desktop-or-laptop-p-1839293866

 

Facebook sues hosts behind hacking sites that it says target the social network

The tech giant is using copyright laws in an effort to stop Facebook phishing pages and hacking operations.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-sues-hosts-behind-hacking-sites-targeting-the-social-network/

 

Windows Sandbox - How to configure in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/143381-windows-sandbox-how-configure-windows-10-a.html

 

Windows 10 update KB4522355 (build 18362.449) releases for version 1903

The latest update for Windows 10 version 1903 includes a slew of fixes, and here's all you need to know and the download links.

https://pureinfotech.com/kb4522355-windows-10-build-18362-449-1903/

 

Happy Birthday, ARPANET: The Internet’s Grandfather First Connected 50 Years Ago

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/301174-happy-birthday-arpanet-internets-grandfather-first-connected-50-years-ago

 

iOS 13.2 has been released with Deep Fusion, Siri privacy controls, new Emoji, and more

iOS 13.2 is a significant update that improves the camera on iPhone 11 and adds several new features for all iPhones.

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

 

Glitch Studio

An image processing application that allows you to manipulate images by applying various complex effects which can be deeply customized

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Digital-Photo-Tools/Glitch-Studio.shtml

 

How to Spot a Good Deal

Shop like a seasoned bargain hunter

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/how-to-find-deals,news-23971.html

 

Smart Battery Case for iPhone 11 leaked thanks to the new iOS 13.2 update

https://bgr.com/2019/10/28/iphone-11-case-smart-battery-release-coming-soon/

 

How to Customize Your Gmail Address on the Fly

https://www.howtogeek.com/444725/how-to-customize-your-gmail-address-on-the-fly/

 

Samsung Shows New Foldable Phone Concept Designs

One of the designs involves a standard, candy-bar shaped smartphone that can either fold half way or completely down like a wallet.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371627/samsung-shows-new-foldable-phone-concept-designs

 

Why just uninstalling apps isn't enough to keep your data safe

https://www.komando.com/apps/586250/why-uninstalling-apps-isnt-enough-to-keep-your-data-safe

 

Print Directory and Folder Contents in Windows 10 using DirPrintOK

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/print-directory-and-folder-contents-in-windows-10-using-dirprintok

 

How to Make Wyze Camera Waterproof

https://www.techjunkie.com/make-wyze-camera-waterproof/

 

Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in political ads

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/facebook-employees-vs-ad-lies/

 

Unsupported D-Link routers vulnerable to RCE flaws

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/unsupported-d-link-routers-vulnerable-to-rce-flaws/

 

John Sculley's RxAdvance is tackling the $935 billion in wasted healthcare spending

The former Apple CEO is using technology to transform yet another industry--this time it's the cloud and prescription drugs.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/john-sculleys-rxadvance-is-tackling-the-935-billion-in-wasted-healthcare-spending/

 

Face-Scanning AI Being Used to Judge Job Applicants

https://www.maketecheasier.com/face-scanning-ai-judge-job-applicants/

 

'Misinformation' and 'Disinformation' Are Not the Same Thing

https://lifehacker.com/misinformation-and-disinformation-are-not-the-same-thin-1839290006

 

6 simple security changes all Windows 10 users need to make

This beginner’s guide to Windows 10 security will help protect your device.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/6-simple-security-changes-all-windows-10-users-need-to-make/

 

How to Add or Remove 'Copy To folder' and 'Move To folder' Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/29141-add-copy-folder-move-folder-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

How to enable password leak detection in Google Chrome

Google's Chrome can now notify if your password has been compromised, and this is how you can enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-password-leak-detection-google-chrome/

 

At a Glance: TeamGroup T-Force Cardea II Review

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/301003-at-a-glance-teamgroup-t-force-cardea-ii-review

 

AirPods Pro: Everything you need to know

Active noise cancelling, better audio performance, and silicone eartips. Wireless charging case included.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3448621/airpods-pro-faq-price-features-release-date.html

 

Airflow

Play your favorite videos to Chromecast or Apple TV devices that are connected to the same wireless network as your computer, all due to this straightforward app

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Video/Video-Players/Airflow.shtml

 

5G Phones: Every Known Phone and Release Date

Here's a roundup of who's working on 5G phones and when you can expect to see these new devices.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/5g-phones-list,news-29292.html

 

Xiaomi’s new smartwatch looks suspiciously like an Apple Watch

https://bgr.com/2019/10/28/xiaomi-smartwatch-teaser-november-5-announcement-apple-watch/

 

How to Troubleshoot Printing Issues in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/444168/how-to-troubleshoot-printing-issues-in-microsoft-word/

 

Speed Up Your Binge Watch: Netflix Tests Variable Speed Playback

Boxsets can be binged faster than ever before assuming you can keep up with the action and speech at 1.5x speed. The test, however, is not sitting well with some in Hollywood.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371545/netflix-tests-variable-speed-playback-on-android

 

This new Android app filters out spam text messages

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

 

Switch creates a secondary Taskbar on your Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/switch-secondary-taskbar-windows

 

How to Fix a Monitor with Yellow Tint

https://www.techjunkie.com/monitor-yellow-tint-fix/

 

Spider eyes inspire a new kind of depth-sensing camera

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/spider-eyes-inspire-a-new-kind-of-depth-sensing-camera/

 

St. Louis health center stymied by September ransomware attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/st-louis-health-center-stymied-by-september-ransomware-attack/

 

2020 predictions for technology, consumer packaged goods and retail

Nielsen released predictions for the next decade at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 and CPG and retail supply chains will need automation, blockchain and enhanced analytics to improve security.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/2020-predictions-for-technology-consumer-packaged-goods-and-retail/

 

How to Create Your Own Web Browser for Free

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-own-web-browser-free/

 

Our Favorite Features in the New Firefox 70 Browser

https://lifehacker.com/our-favorite-features-in-the-new-firefox-70-browser-1839290547

 

See which websites are tracking you with new Firefox browser

Firefox’s new privacy-reporting tool lets you see the cookies, trackers and fingerprinters monitoring you across the web.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/see-which-websites-are-tracking-you-with-new-firefox-browser/

 

Twitter to stop accepting political ads

Facebook is currently embroiled in a debate over its decision to allow political campaigns to push ads containing misinformation.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/twitter-stop-accepting-political-ads-n1074171

 

How to enable dark mode for web content in Google Chrome

Google's Chrome browser now has a feature to force dark mode on web content automatically, and these are the steps to enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-mode-web-content-google-chrome/

 

Google Parent Alphabet Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Fitbit

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/301050-google-parent-alphabet-reportedly-in-talks-to-acquire-fitbit

 

You have one week to update your iPhone 5 before it stops working

No it's not 2012.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3448550/you-have-one-week-to-update-your-iphone-5-before-it-stops-working.html

 

Copy PlainText

Remove the formatting of texts on websites right when you copy them so that you won't need to remove these elements after you paste them

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/Copy-PlainText.shtml

 

#CashAppFriday: This Scam Is Stealing Users' Money

If it's too good to be true...

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/cashappfriday-this-scam-is-stealing-users-money

 

This is definitely my new favorite Fire TV Stick accessory, and it’s on sale for $22

https://bgr.com/2019/10/28/fire-tv-stick-accessories-universal-remote/

 

How to Finalize and Revoke Access to a Shared Google File

https://www.howtogeek.com/442974/how-to-finalize-and-revoke-access-to-a-shared-google-file/

 

Sony to Shut Down PlayStation Vue Streaming Service

Sony will shut down its PlayStation Vue streaming service on Jan. 30, 2020 in order to 're-focus on its core gaming business.'

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371552/report-sony-looking-to-unload-playstation-vue

 

How to keep your browser tabs from taking over

https://www.komando.com/downloads/588317/how-to-keep-your-browser-tabs-from-taking-over

 

How to manage, view, delete saved passwords in new Microsoft Edge browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/manage-view-delete-saved-passwords-new-edge

 

The Best Kodi Add-ons [October 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-kodi-add-ons/

 

Even after Microsoft wins, JEDI saga could drag on

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/28/even-after-microsoft-wins-jedi-saga-could-drag-on/

 

DDoS attack sidelines AWS DNS web service for hours

https://www.scmagazine.com/web-services-security-e-commerce-security/ddos-attack-sidelines-aws-dns-web-service-for-hours/

 

14 Excel tips every user should master

Whether you are a Microsoft Excel beginner or an advanced user, you'll benefit from these step-by-step tutorials.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/excel-tips-every-user-should-master/

 

Shoot Better Photos on Your Phone with These Phone Camera Lenses

https://www.maketecheasier.com/phone-camera-lens-deals/

 

How to Protect Your Data in the NordVPN, TorGuard and VikingVPN Breaches

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-your-data-in-the-nordvpn-torguard-and-v-1839267373

 

You can place and receive Android phone calls on your Windows PC now. Here’s how

All you need is an Android phone and a Windows 10 laptop or desktop.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/you-can-place-and-receive-android-phone-calls-on-your-windows-pc-now-heres-how/

 

Facebook reaches agreement with U.K. over Cambridge Analytica scandal

As part of the agreement, Facebook agreed to pay a fine of £500,000 ($643,000) and made no admission of liability.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-reaches-agreement-u-k-over-cambridge-analytica-scandal-n1073846

 

Windows 10X leak confirms laptop support and more details

A new leak documentation confirms that Windows 10X will be available for clamshell laptops and new interface changes.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10x-laptop-support-details/

 

Hands On With the Google Pixelbook Go

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/300638-hands-on-review-google-pixelbook-go

 

Swift Publisher 5.5 review: Affordable DTP software for Mac expands design options

Desktop publishing software now with the ability to quickly create and print disc labels, inserts, labels, envelopes, business cards, and more.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3447998/swift-publisher-5-review.html

 

Dark Reader for Firefox

With this extension you can turn any page into a super bright or extraordinarily dark version, in order to satisfy your viewing needs

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/AS-Dark-Reader.shtml

 

These Adware-Riddled iOS Apps Got Past Apple: Did They Fool You?

Apple's app screening isn't what it used to be

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/these-adware-riddled-ios-apps-got-past-apple-did-they-fool-you

 

Woman realizes painting hanging in her kitchen is worth $26 million

https://bgr.com/2019/10/28/cimabue-painting-auction-france/

 

How to Save Office Documents to This PC by Default

https://www.howtogeek.com/442474/how-to-save-office-documents-to-this-pc-by-default/

 

Hands On: Samsung's Galaxy Book Ion Is the First QLED-Screen Laptop

Samsung's new Galaxy Book Ion and its 2-in-1 convertible cousin, the Galaxy Book Flex, are the first laptops to offer screens based on Samsung's QLED display technology. Check out our first impressions of these sleek new ultraportables.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/371578/hands-on-samsung-s-galaxy-book-ion-is-the-first-qled-screen

 

Are browser extensions safe? Here's what you need to know

https://www.komando.com/tips/584432/everything-you-should-know-about-browser-extensions

 

How to use OneDrive app’s Camera Upload feature in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/onedrive-app-camera-upload-feature-in-windows-10

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Apple Unveils AirPods Pro: A New Design with Active Noise Cancellation

https://www.anandtech.com/show/15037/apple-unveils-airpods-pro-a-new-design-with-active-noise-cancellation

 

Don't trust the ransomware to tell you its real name.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-10-10.html

 

Why You Need to Update Your Router Firmware

Take steps to safeguard your privacy and the security of your devices

https://www.consumerreports.org/wireless-routers/outdated-router-firmware-poses-security-risk/

 

5 YouTube Cheats to Break Restrictions and Make YouTube Fun Again

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/youtube-cheats-break-restrictions/

 

How to Kill AdWare on an Infected PC

https://www.techjunkie.com/kill-adware-pc/

 

Microsoft's focus on Android and iOS is proving to be the right call

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-focus-android-and-ios-proving-be-right-call

 

The cheapest AirPod prices, sales, and deals in October 2019

The best prices and deals for the Apple AirPods

https://www.techradar.com/news/cheapest-airpods-prices

 

Microsoft's Xbox All Access subscription leases you a console, games, and a path to Project Scarlett

You'll need to commit to Microsoft's Xbox platform for about two years.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448618/microsoft-xbox-all-access-subscription-heres-how-it-works.html

 

Microsoft Warns of Cyberattacks Against Anti-Doping Orgs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-warns-of-cyberattacks-against-anti-doping-orgs/

 

Chinese State-Sponsored Phishing

https://blog.knowbe4.com/chinese-state-sponsored-phishing

 

Phoner Portable

Simple-to-use and clear-cut application which enables you to make phone calls from your computer, by establishing a connection over your normal phone line

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Servers/Phoner-Portable.shtml

 

Google Pixel 4 software white balance ‘fix’ supposedly messes up photos

https://www.androidauthority.com/google-pixel-4-white-balance-bug-1047466/

 

How to Create a Group Email in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-group-email-in-gmail/

 

Many in Utilities Sector Expect Attacks on Critical Infrastructure: Survey

Representatives of the utilities industry believe the risk of cyberattacks on the sector has increased and many expect an attack on critical infrastructure in the next year, according to a study conducted by Siemens and the Ponemon Institute.

https://www.securityweek.com/many-utilities-sector-expect-attacks-critical-infrastructure-survey

 

This simple smart plug 2-pack is on sale for $18

These T Teckin smart plugs respond to both Alexa and Google Assistant, letting you add some smart-home intelligence to anything that plugs in the wall.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3448598/this-simple-smart-plug-2-pack-is-on-sale-for-18.html

 

Adobe (ADBE) Gears Up to Launch Illustrator App for iPad

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/adobe-adbe-gears-launch-illustrator-151703422.html

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets DeX support and Note 10 camera features

At least in certain regions

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

 

How to turn off automatic updates on a Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/turn-off-auto-updates-mac

 

Microsoft: Russian Hackers Might Be Targeting 2020 Olympics

The Russian state-sponsored hacking group Fancy Bear was found recently targeting at least 16 sporting and anti-doping groups, Redmond said on Monday. 'Some of these attacks were successful, but the majority were not,' Microsoft added.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371602/microsoft-russian-hackers-might-be-targeting-2020-olympics

 

Apple's dumb Mail app update has users furious over deleted emails

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/608324/apple-changes-mail-app-and-users-accidentally-delete-emails

 

6 Apps That’ll Enhance Multitasking on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/multitasking-macos-apps/

 

How to Change Your Homepage on the Mac (And Why You Might Need To)

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-homepage-mac/

 

Surface Laptop 3 13.5 review: A delightful laptop that exceeds the conventional

USB Type-C, Intel 10th Gen and minor changes add up to a one-of-a-kind laptop experience with some kick

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-laptop-3-13-review

 

The best Walmart Apple Watch deals in October 2019

Save on the best-selling smartwatch

https://www.techradar.com/deals/the-best-walmart-apple-watch-deals-in-august-2019

 

This 15-inch Acer laptop for $150 is perfect for work and play

This 15.6-inch Acer Aspire 1 is light on specs, but heavy on value at just $150.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448415/this-15-inch-acer-laptop-for-150-is-perfect-for-work-and-play.html

 

Blogger and WordPress Sites Hacked to Show Sextortion Scams

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/blogger-and-wordpress-sites-hacked-to-show-sextortion-scams/

 

Virtual Hard Disk Images Containing Malware Are Ignored by Windows and Antivirus Engines

https://blog.knowbe4.com/virtual-hard-disk-images-containing-malware-are-ignored-by-windows-and-antivirus-engines

 

Algorius Net Viewer Lite

Visualize, manage and monitor home and corporate computer networks with ease while using this comprehensive and effective application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Network-Monitoring/Algorius-Net-Viewer-Lite.shtml

 

Google Has Made an Offer to Buy Fitbit

It's time to kill off Wear OS.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2019/10/28/google-has-made-an-offer-to-buy-fitbit.aspx

 

How Cyber Criminals Hide Malware in .WAV Files

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-cyber-criminals-hide-malware-wav-files/

 

Oooof. Was just subjected to the most credible phishing attempt I've experienced to date. Here were the steps:

https://twitter.com/DigitalLawyer/status/1181348689756864513

 

This 15-inch Acer laptop for $150 is perfect for work and play

This 15.6-inch Acer Aspire 1 is light on specs, but heavy on value at just $150.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3448415/this-15-inch-acer-laptop-for-150-is-perfect-for-work-and-play.html

 

Chrome 78 finally brings dark mode to Android and iOS

https://news.yahoo.com/chrome-78-finally-brings-dark-mode-android-ios-133917934.html

 

iOS 13.2 finally lets you change video resolution in the camera app — if you have an iPhone 11

Sorry, older iPhone owners

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/28/20936920/ios-13-2-change-video-resolution-camera-app-iphone-11

 

How to use the macOS Help Menu

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-macos-help-menu

 

FCC: US Needs to 'Rip and Replace' Huawei, ZTE Tech From Networks

Last year, the commission voted to deny subsidies to carriers that make new purchases of Huawei and ZTE equipment. Now the FCC wants to take the enforcement further by removing existing equipment the Chinese firms have sold into US networks.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371601/fcc-us-needs-to-rip-and-replace-huawei-zte-tech-from-net

 

This new Android app filters out spam text messages

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

 

Social Media Bots Explained: Malicious Accounts and How to Spot Them

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/social-media-bots-explained/

 

How To Speed Up Google Chrome [October 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/speed-up-chrome/

 

This $300 Dell Chromebook is just $105 today

https://www.windowscentral.com/300-dell-chromebook-just-105-today

 

What to do when your old iPhone or iPad doesn't run iOS 13 or iPadOS

Make use of your ageing Apple kit

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/what-to-do-when-your-old-iphone-or-ipad-doesnt-run-ios-13-or-ipados

 

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Black Edition 2-in-1 (7590) review: This 4K laptop's graphics can't keep up

This hefty 2-in-1 has a gorgeous display and a clever stylus slot, but the 4K screen causes some performance issues.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3441181/dell-inspiron-15-7000-black-edition-2-in-1-7590-review.html

 

Windows 10X Leak Reveals New Launcher, Taskbar, and Lock Screen

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10x-leak-reveals-new-launcher-taskbar-and-lock-screen/

 

Google's war on deepfakes: As election looms, it shares ton of AI-faked videos

Google has created 3,000 videos using actors and manipulation software to help improve detection.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/googles-war-on-deepfakes-as-election-looms-it-shares-ton-of-ai-faked-videos/

 

SmarterMail

Quickly migrate from any mail service such as GMail or Yahoo and get access to calendars, messages, contacts and notes within seconds

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Servers/E-mail-Servers/SmarterMail-free-edition.shtml

 

Patent Suggests Your Hand Could Be Used as Touchpad for a Smartwatch

https://www.iottechtrends.com/patent-hand-could-be-touchpad-for-smartwatch/

 

What to Look For When Choosing a VPN

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-to-look-for-when-choosing-a-vpn/

 

Don’t treat security awareness as a part-time job, says security expert

https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/dont-treat-security-awareness-as-a-part-time-job-says-security-expert/422536

 

AMD slashes RX 590 prices as rumors of Nvidia's GTX 1660 Super heat up

Right now, you can get some good deals on top notch AMD Radeon RX 590 graphics cards, as rumors abound of an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3448564/amd-slashes-rx-590-prices-as-rumors-of-nvidias-gtx-1660-super-heat-up.html

 

Samsung pseudo satellite falls out of the sky, lands in rural Michigan neighborhood

https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-space-satellite-falls-sky-144236993.html

 

How to generate virtual online IDs to prevent spam, scams, and phishing attacks

Keep your data safe from SIM swapping hacks

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691401/virtual-id-random-security-protection-email-phone-credit-cards-how-to-generate

 

How to enable and disable the built-in camera on a Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/enable-disable-camera-mac

 

32-Bit vs. 64-Bit OSes: What's the Difference?

Chances are good you're running an x64-based operating system, but what does that even mean?

https://www.pcmag.com/article/350934/32-bit-vs-64-bit-oses-whats-the-difference

 

3 biggest mistakes PC users make

https://www.komando.com/tips/594597/3-biggest-mistakes-pc-users-make

 

10 Lesser-Known Simplenote Tips and Tricks for Better Notetaking

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/simplenote-tips-tricks-notetaking/

 

How to Make Your Wyze Cam Work with Alexa

https://www.techjunkie.com/make-wyze-cam-work-alexa/

 

Best AMD Ryzen Laptops in 2019

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

 

macOS Catalina problems: how to fix the most common issues

All of your macOS Catalina issues solved

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/macos-catalina-problems-how-to-fix-the-most-common-issues

 

Photo editing basics: 6 tips for polishing and perfecting finished images

Make your digital images even better by using photo editing software to polish and perfect the finished images.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3441839/photo-editing-basics-6-tips-for-polishing-and-perfecting-finished-images.html

 

Sixth June Fashion Site Hacked to Steal Credit Cards

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sixth-june-fashion-site-hacked-to-steal-credit-cards/

 

Feds arrest alleged members of international ATM skimmer ring

Prosecutors say the ATM scheme is responsible for the theft of at least $20 million.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/feds-arrest-alleged-members-of-international-atm-skimmer-ring/

 

Phoner

Enables you to make phone calls by establishing a connection over your normal phone line, featuring SMS, voice, phonebook and other settins

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Telephony-SMS-GSM/Phoner.shtml

 

7 Emerging Trends of the Internet of Things

https://www.iottechtrends.com/emerging-trends-in-iot/

 

How to Get WhatsApp on Your iPad without Jailbreaking

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-whatsapp-on-ipad/

 

Understanding Social Engineering and Maintaining Healthy Paranoia

https://www.recordedfuture.com/podcast-episode-128/

 

This $14 128GB flash drive connects to your iPhone, Android phone and PC

Get a 128GB USB drive for $14 at Amazon with connectors for iOS devices, Android phones, and laptops.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3448557/this-14-128gb-flash-drive-connects-to-your-iphone-android-phone-and-pc.html

 

Another AT&T SIM Swapping Hack Targets Trio of Crypto Execs

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/another-t-sim-swapping-hack-082039662.html

 

How to save battery life on your Android phone

Keep your phone powering on

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/19/20698309/android-phone-batter-save-drain-how-to

 

How to display website favicons in Safari

https://macpaw.com/how-to/show-website-favicons-safari

 

How to Set Up Dark Mode on Your Favorite Apps

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

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

 

The best-selling wireless earbuds are getting a big upgrade - and you can buy them this week

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/608522/the-best-selling-wireless-earbuds-are-getting-a-big-upgrade-and-you-can-buy-them-this-week

 

Need a Lightweight Raspberry Pi Distro? Try DietPi!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lightweight-raspberry-pi-distro-dietpi/

 

More Dangerous Than Malware?

https://askbobrankin.com/more_dangerous_than_malware.html

 

Muhstik Ransomware Victim Hacks Back, Releases Decryption Keys

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/muhstik-ransomware-victim-hacks-back-releases-decryption-keys/

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The real truth about deepfakes and how to stop them

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/the-real-truth-about-deepfakes-and-how-to-stop-them/

 

Apple: Update the iPhone 5 Right Away to Avoid This Bug

With outdated software, iPhone 5 owners should expect to lose access to important services such as iCloud, the App Store, and web browsing.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371570/apple-update-the-iphone-5-right-away-to-avoid-this-bug

 

White House security could be putting it at risk of cyberattack

Internal memo reveals that cybersecurity staff hired under Obama are being pushed out

https://www.techradar.com/news/white-house-security-could-be-putting-it-at-risk-of-cyberattack

 

How to enable global media controls in Chrome

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

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

 

What Are ‘False Positives’ and How to Avoid Them?

Stay positive - it's easy with antivirus software

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/what-are-false-positives-and-how-to-avoid-them

 

This $14 128GB flash drive connects to your iPhone, Android phone and PC

Get a 128GB USB drive for $14 at Amazon with connectors for iOS devices, Android phones, and laptops.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448557/this-14-128gb-flash-drive-connects-to-your-iphone-android-phone-and-pc.html

 

Why the Facebook News tab shouldn’t be trusted

10 years of abusing publishers

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/24/facebooks-news-not-yours/

 

How to Browse the Internet with Kodi

https://www.techjunkie.com/browse-internet-kodi/

 

Adobe database vulnerability exposes personal information of 7.5 million Creative Cloud accounts

Password and credit card information was not leaked.

https://www.windowscentral.com/personal-information-75-million-adobe-creative-cloud-accounts-was-exposed

 

Scammers Behind €10 Million BEC Fraud Arrested in Spain

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/scammers-behind-10-million-bec-fraud-arrested-in-spain/

 

How to automatically delete YouTube Search History from your computer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/delete-youtube-history-from-your-desktop

 

What Are Powerline Adapters?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/what-are-powerline-adapters/

 

Google Camera 7.2 mod by cstark27 enables astrophotography and Super Res Zoom on older Pixels [APK Download]

https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/10/27/google-camera-7-2-mod-enables-astrophotography-and-super-res-zoom-on-older-pixels-apk-download/

 

Dr.Web LiveDisk

Clean your computer of malicious components, copy important information to removable data media or other computers and cure infected objects with this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Dr-Web-LiveCD.shtml

 

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have finally agreed to replace SMS with a new RCS standard

There will be a new app

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/24/20931202/us-carriers-rcs-cross-carrier-messaging-initiative-ccmi-att-tmobile-sprint-verizon

 

Samsung updates software to fix fingerprint recognition problem

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/samsung-updates-software-fix-fingerprint-104251399.html

 

The iPhone 11 is shaping up to be Apple’s most popular upgrade option in years

https://bgr.com/2019/10/24/the-iphone-11-is-shaping-up-to-be-apples-most-popular-upgrade-option-in-years/

 

How to enable and disable the built-in camera on a Mac?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/enable-disable-camera-mac

 

Latest Windows 10 update causes 'Blue Screen of Death' - here's what you can do about it

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/607400/latest-windows-10-update-causes-blue-screen-of-death-heres-what-you-can-do-about-it

 

Clean Up Your Browser Tabs Using the Best Web Clippers

Web clippers let you save articles, recipes, and other content into a dedicated app. Productivity expert Jill Duffy shows you how web clippers can help streamline your focus and cut down on the number of open tabs in your browser.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/371394/clean-up-your-browser-tabs-using-the-best-web-clippers

 

Disney Plus is stopping theaters screening Fox movies – and viewers will lose out

Disney giveth, and Disney taketh away

https://www.techradar.com/news/disney-plus-will-have-fox-movies-but-good-luck-finding-them-anywhere-else

 

How to enable dark mode for web content in Google Chrome

Google's Chrome browser now has a feature to force dark mode on web content automatically, and these are the steps to enable it.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dark-mode-web-content-google-chrome/

 

Amazon, Google Fail to Spot Voice Apps That Spy on Users

Eight malicious apps passed Alexa and Google Assistant skill-approval processes

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/amazon-google-had-no-idea-these-malicious-voice-assistant-apps-spied-on-users

 

Even the carriers agree that Android messaging sucks and they’re teaming up to fix it

Sure, why not?

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3448596/verizon-att-sprint-t-mobile-res-ccmi-android.html

 

Lawmakers ask US intelligence chief to investigate if TikTok is a national security threat

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/24/tiktok-lamakers-national-security-threat/

 

How to Change Public to Private Network Profile in Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/change-public-to-private-network-windows-10/

 

Can I use the Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 on PC?

https://www.windowscentral.com/can-i-use-xbox-elite-controller-series-2-pc

 

Billing Provider Billtrust Suffers Outage After Malware Attack

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/billing-provider-billtrust-suffers-outage-after-malware-attack/

 

How to create a shortcut for File History on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/create-a-shortcut-for-file-history-on-windows-10

 

How to Safeguard Yourself from Malicious Browser Extensions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/safeguard-malicious-browser-extensions/

 

Apple Reminds iPhone 5 Owners to Update to iOS 10.3.4 by November 3

https://www.macrumors.com/2019/10/27/apple-reminds-iphone-5-owners-update-ios-10-3-4/

 

Dr.WEB CureIt!

Portable anti-malware tool based on the Dr.WEB engine, which can run express scans to find and neutralize threats, featuring a quarantine manager

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Dr-WEB-CureIt.shtml

 

Google’s ‘.new’ shortcut now works with calendar entries

Try it out using ‘cal.new’ now

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/25/20931829/google-calendar-new-shortcut-browser-top-level-domain

 

It's Official: Apple's Newest AirPods Are The Cheapest They've Ever Been

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/official-apples-newest-airpods-cheapest-190100714.html

 

Holy cow… this new smartwatch with an always-on OLED and 45-day battery life is only $65

https://bgr.com/2019/10/24/best-smartwatch-for-android-2019-and-iphone-amazfit-bip-lite/

 

How to shoot and edit slow motion videos on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/slow-motion-iphone

 

Never lose your car in a parking lot again with this clever trick

https://www.komando.com/apps/598730/parking-app-never-lose-your-car

 

Crucial Launches X8 Portable SSD

Crucial claims the portable drive can achieve 1,050MB/s read speeds while being compact enough to slide into a pocket and durable enough to survive a 7.5-foot drop.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371533/crucial-launches-x8-portable-ssd

 

Android 10 gesture navigation could be coming to Chrome OS

Swipe, swipe, swipe to get around

https://www.techradar.com/news/android-10-gesture-navigation-could-be-coming-to-chrome-os

 

How to enable password leak detection in Google Chrome

Google's Chrome can now notify if your password has been compromised, and this is how you can enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-password-leak-detection-google-chrome/

 

NordVPN, TorGuard Admit Being Hacked, But That's Just the Beginning

Two leading VPN providers were hacked, but one may be blaming the other

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/nordvpn-torguard-admit-being-hacked-but-thats-just-the-beginning

 

Ask a PC expert: Should you spend more on a CPU or a graphics card?

We answer a common question from our Full Nerd community!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3439541/ask-a-pc-expert-should-you-spend-more-on-a-cpu-or-a-graphics-card.html

 

From the NBA to Sequoia to TikTok and more, a week of national security concerns with China

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/25/china-national-security/

 

How to Set Up a VPN in Windows 10 [November 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-set-up-vpn-windows-10/

 

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (7390) driver update fixes fingerprint login failure with Windows Hello

Download the latest driver update to fix login failures with Windows Hello.

https://www.windowscentral.com/dell-xps-13-2-1-7390-driver-update-fixes-fingerprint-login-failure-windows-hello

 

Firefox 70 Released with In-Browser Data Breach Notifications

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/firefox-70-released-with-in-browser-data-breach-notifications/

 

How to install Google Duo on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/install-google-duo-on-windows-10

 

How to Mute an Entire Website in Chrome

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mute-entire-website-chrome/

 

Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10X might appear on more than just foldables

With an entirely revamped interface

https://www.techspot.com/news/82512-microsoft-upcoming-windows-10x-might-appear-more-than.html

 

How to Fix the “Aw, Snap!” Bug in Google Chrome 78

Google has recently released Chrome 78, and since this is the world’s number one desktop browser, the majority of users rushed to install it.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-fix-the-aw-snap-bug-in-google-chrome-78-527986.shtml

 

Android 101: How to stop location tracking

Make it harder to know where you are and where you’ve been

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18302306/android-101-location-tracking-stop-how-to

 

Cell phones made with seniors in mind—smart, simple, and potentially life-saving

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/jiiterbug-phone-deal-walmart-151735283.html

 

Samsung’s fix for its embarrassing Galaxy S10 security problem is ready to roll out

https://bgr.com/2019/10/24/galaxy-s10-fingerprint-sensor-fix-ready-update-to-roll-out-soon/

 

How to update your iPhone: The complete iOS update guide

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

 

Lost the remote? Control your TV from your smartphone

https://www.komando.com/apps/592763/tv-remote-downloads

 

Sick of Hoodies and Locks? Here's Some New Cybersecurity Stock Art

Goodbye hackers in hoodies.The Hewlett Foundation held a contest calling on artists to design better stock imagery to explain cybersecurity topics to the public. On Thursday, the contest announced the winners and unveiled their artwork, which anyone can use for free.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371517/sick-of-hoodies-and-locks-heres-some-new-cybersecurity-sto

 

Latest AirPods Pro leak points to some new colors for Apple's earbuds

Black and green shades mooted

https://www.techradar.com/news/latest-airpods-pro-leak-points-to-some-new-colors-for-apples-earbuds

 

How to enable tab memory-saving feature on Microsoft Edge Chromium

Microsoft introduces new Tab Freeze feature to reduce the memory usage of Edge, and here's how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-tab-memory-saving-edge-chromium/

 

Wi-Fi Flaw Could Crash Millions of Phones, Routers, Smart-Home Devices

Coding error puts lots of Linux-based devices at risk

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/wi-fi-flaw-could-crash-millions-of-phones-routers-smart-home-devices

 

How to personalize your Windows 10 PC

Your PC isn't merely a tool; it should feel like an extension of who you are.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3321920/how-to-personalize-your-pc.html

 

Facebook starts testing News, its new section for journalism

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/25/facebook-news-tab/

 

What is VBS Malware Gen?

https://www.techjunkie.com/what-is-vbs-malware-gen/

 

Dell XPS 15 vs. Inspiron 15 7000: Which is best for you?

https://www.windowscentral.com/dell-inspiron-15-7000-vs-xps-15

 

Retina-X Banned by FTC From Selling Their ‘Stalking’ Apps

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/retina-x-banned-by-ftc-from-selling-their-stalking-apps/

 

How to create shortcut to open Disk Cleanup with All Items Selected in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-create-shortcut-to-open-disk-cleanup-with-all-items-selected-in-windows-10

 

10 of the Best Kodi Add-ons to Stream Your Favorite Sports

https://www.maketecheasier.com/kodi-add-ons-stream-sports/

 

Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3187462/best-media-streaming-device.html

 

AMD Radeon Software for Windows 10 Now Available in the Microsoft Store

Yet another high-profile app is now available from the Microsoft Store, as AMD has just released a Windows 10-optimized version of its Radeon Software app.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/amd-radeon-software-for-windows-10-now-available-in-the-microsoft-store-527992.shtml

 

Android 101: How to download or share a Google Photos album

It’s not as easy as it sounds

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18642976/android-101-how-to-download-share-google-photos-album

 

U.S. senators ask FTC to probe Amazon over Capital One hack

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-senators-ask-ftc-probe-141256734.html

 

College student who scammed Apple out of nearly $1 million sentenced to three years in prison

https://bgr.com/2019/10/23/fake-iphone-scam-counterfeit-jiang-prison-sentence/

 

How to Disable Video Autoplay on your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/disable-video-autoplay

 

Cybersecurity 101: What you need to know to stay safe online

https://www.komando.com/tips/591590/cybersecurity-101-what-you-need-to-know-to-stay-safe-online

 

Samsung Unveils 20 Percent Faster Exynos 990 Mobile Chip

There's also a new 5G Exynos Modem 5123 and both chips use Samsung's 7nm extreme ultra-violet process technology to achieve a big performance win.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371512/samsung-unveils-20-percent-faster-exynos-990-mobile-chip

 

Latest AirPods Pro leak points to some new colors for Apple's earbuds

Black and green shades mooted

https://www.techradar.com/news/latest-airpods-pro-leak-points-to-some-new-colors-for-apples-earbuds

 

Windows 10: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details including features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service strategy.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-the-smart-persons-guide/

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