AskBob's Best of 2019 - Part One
No one is ready for California’s new consumer
Just like the GDPR, it’s not totally clear what it
means to be compliant with the CCPA
Two quick ways to free up space on Windows 10 after
a feature update
After installing the Windows 10 November 2019
Update use this guide to free up space by deleting the previous
version from your device.
TRACED Act signed into law, putting robocallers on
If you got a Pixel 4 for Christmas, you should
probably return it
Literally any other phone will be better.
Sextortion Email Scammers Try New Tactics to Bypass
Decade in review: No single service affected me
more in the 2010s than OneDrive
This past decade saw a tremendous amount of tech
innovation, but a cloud storage app crept its way to the top of my
list of impactful technology.
52 photography projects: a great technique to try
every week of the year
Windows 10 Gets a Touch of KDE in Version 2004
(KDE is one of many Linux desktops most like the
look and feel of Windows)
Concepts imagining a series of new Windows 10
features or improvements are nothing new, as such ideas make the
rounds every once in a while.
How to Create a Bootable USB Recovery Drive in
How to use the Dropbox desktop app
Learn how the Dropbox desktop app offers an easier,
quicker way of working with your online files.
CoolBitts Launches $2450 PC Immersion Cooling Kit
10 must-have apps for your new iPhone
What should you download after you install YouTube,
Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat?
Trump Administration Rolls Back LED Light Bulb
7 biggest TV trends for CES 2020: Mini-LED, 8K and
From 8K TVs to strange folding designs, here are
all of the rumored TV developments for CES 2020.
Wild rumor claims Apple will announce a pricey
gaming Mac next year
How To Free up Disk Space on Windows 10 (this
applies to SSD's as well)
Trump Signs Anti-Robocall Law, Increases Max Fine
Courtesy of the TRACED Act, the federal government
can issue fines of up to $10,000 per call. Carriers such as
Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile are also required to implement
technologies that identify robocalls before their customers
4 simple ways to fix common printer problems
Trump signs law increasing max robocall fine to
Carriers will soon run technology to ensure numbers
How to change mouse pointer size on Windows 10
Is the mouse pointer too small or too big? In this
guide, you'll learn the easy steps to change its size on Windows
How income share agreements will spark the rise of
The best free software for your PC
Start off right with solid security tools,
productivity software, and other programs that every PC needs.
Windows 10 2004 Under Development, Here Are the New
Edge for Android begins prep for the launch of the
new Edge powered by Chromium
Microsoft Edge on Android is getting ready for the
release of the new Microsoft Edge.
How to watch The Mandalorian online – stream the
new Star Wars show at home and abroad
In a galaxy not so far, far away...
Imagining a Windows 10 Version Created by Apple
Windows and macOS are still considered fierce
rivals in the OS market, and both Microsoft and Apple are truly
committed to developing new features that would eventually set
their products apart from competition.
How to Enable or Disable Personal Vault in OneDrive
and Windows 10
How to configure and download offline maps in
In Windows 10, you can download a regional map,
view it offline, and not have to worry about unreliable internet
connections in out-of-range locations.
How Much Does It Matter That PCs Are Faster Than
How to sell or trade in your old iPhone
You can get cash for your iPhone from buyback
sites, trade it in to your wireless carrier for a credit on future
bills, or even swap it for a gift card to Target, Best Buy,
Amazon, or Walmart.
HP Spectre x360 13-inch review: Stylish, powerful
Mini-LED backlights and bezel-free screens: TVs
from TCL, Samsung could dominate CES
TCL promises a new lineup of TVs, while Samsung
could have a surprise of its own
Samsung will unveil an artificial human at CES
How To Remove the Audio Track from a Video
The Internet of Things Will Fundamentally Change
The Internet of Things (IoT) brings smart devices
to the home that work together and are connected 24/7. In
response, businesses are targeting the new consumer who has
multiple devices, is buying things with voice assistants, and is
more informed about purchases.
Apple AirPods: 10 secrets you’ll wish you knew
Here’s what I was thinking a decade ago, according
to Google’s records
A creepy way to celebrate 2020
HOW TO USE ROBOCOPY TO TRANSFER FILES SUPER-FAST
OVER THE NETWORK ON WINDOWS 10
Windows 10 has a hidden tool called Robocopy to
copy files very fast between computers over the network — Here's
how to use it.
A ton of Ruckus wireless routers are vulnerable to
How to set up your new computer
Set up antivirus, clear out bloatware, and perform
other tasks to keep your PC humming well into the future.
Microsoft Takes North Korean Hacking Group Thallium
Outlook passes 100 million installs on Google Play
Another Microsoft app passed the 100 million
How to download YouTube videos for free
Download YouTube videos for offline viewing
Kaspersky Replaces Free Antivirus with
Cross-Platform Cloud Security Suite
Kaspersky has decided to replace its super-popular
free antivirus with a lightweight version of Kaspersky Security
Cloud that offers extra protections not only on Windows, but also
How to Add Safe Mode to Desktop Context Menu in
How to use the Look Around feature in Apple Maps
for a 360-degree view
Learn how you can take a 360-degree tour of many
streets, cities, and other sites through Apple Maps.
Best Games for Laptops and Low-End PCs in 2020
What to expect from Apple in 2020
Some of the big things to expect (and not expect)
out of Cupertino.
Apple Sued by New York Doctor Over Watch’s Heart
How to get Google's awesome Recorder app even if
you don't have a Pixel smartphone
An unofficial workaround to get Google's Recorder
app on other Android phones
The best-selling 4K action camera on Amazon is down
to $59.99 with 20 accessories
How To Use Kodi on Your Roku Device
Samsung Prepares Neon AI for CES Debut
A Samsung exec and an award-winning director have
been tweeting about a new 'artificial intelligence being' coming
from the electronics maker within the next few weeks.
Live TV streaming service increases prices and adds
Fox News, MSNBC to its lineup
The IRS is done letting TurboTax easily steer you
away from filing taxes for free
And the IRS is now allowed to make its own free tax
How to enable DNS over HTTPS in Chrome
The Chrome browser now supports DNS over HTTPS to
improve security and privacy, and these are the steps to configure
The California Consumer Privacy Act officially
takes effect today
Your Excel formulas cheat sheet: 22 tips for
calculations and common tasks
Special Olympics New York Hacked to Send Phishing
The Top 4 Cloud Backup and Storage Deals of 2019
How to use split screen mode on iPhone and iPad
Use your iOS device for two functions at once
Three Simple Customization Features Windows 10 Must
Get in 2020
This year brought us two different feature updates
for Windows 10, but undoubtedly, only one really matters in terms
of features and improvements for the Average Joe.
How to Remotely Lock Windows 10 Device with Find My
Top 5 things to know about rich communication
Android users in the US will soon have upgraded
text message capabilities thanks to RCS. Tom Merritt explains five
things to know about rich communication services.
Work On Two Screens Anywhere With This Portable
Thunderbolt 3 adapter guide: How to connect an
iPhone, display, hard drive, and more to a MacBook Pro or MacBook
Make room in your laptop bag.
Twitter Bug Exposed Millions of User Phone Numbers
iPhone, Android users should delete the ToTok chat
app right now
The ToTok chat app might be a government spy tool
Leaked Galaxy S10 Lite user manual confirms new
design and features
How to Organize Bookmarks in Chrome
German University Forced to Hand Out 38,000
Passwords in Person
After a malware attack, the University of Giessen
is forcing students and employees to pick up new passwords in
person to comply with strict legal requirements, prompting long
lines of people outside the school gym.
12 questions about social media you’re too
embarrassed to ask
Federal study of top facial recognition
algorithms finds ‘empirical evidence’ of bias
Error rates were affected by ethnicity,
age, and gender
AskBob's Best of 2019 - Part Two