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Deal | Wi-Fi 6 capable Netgear Nighthawk AX4 router currently less than half price at Walmart

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Wi-Fi-6-capable-Netgear-Nighthawk-AX4-router-currently-less-than-half-price-at-Walmart.457531.0.html

 

Here’s how to record phone calls on your Android phone

https://www.yahoo.com/news/record-calls-android-phone-201551887.html

 

How to Create and Manage Teams in Microsoft Teams

https://www.howtogeek.com/660912/how-to-create-and-manage-teams-in-microsoft-teams/

 

These Grocery Stores Have Special Hours for Senior Citizens

https://lifehacker.com/these-grocery-stores-have-special-hours-for-senior-citi-1842411900

 

Ransomware Predicted to Cost $20 Billion in Damages Globally by 2021

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ransomware-predicted-to-cost-20-billion-in-damages-globally-by-2021

 

FBI Warning: Phishing Emails Push Fake Govt Stimulus Checks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-warning-phishing-emails-push-fake-govt-stimulus-checks/

 

Could Robots Save Us During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

With COVID-19 keeping us home, it’s finally time to let the robots take over

https://www.lifewire.com/could-robots-save-us-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-4800448

 

How to use Google Hangouts

This is how you hang out with the best of them

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-google-hangouts

 

The 7 Best Free IPTV Apps: How to Watch Live TV on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-iptv-apps-android/

 

Google launches COVID-19 page and search portal with safety tips, official stats and more, US-only for now

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/21/google-launches-covid-19-page-and-search-portal-with-safety-tips-official-stats-and-more-us-only-for-now/

 

Android 11: The nine best features

The Android 11 developer preview was recently released. Learn about the standout features in this upgrade to the Google platform.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/android-11-the-six-best-features/

 

How to Avoid Coronavirus Phishing Scams

Watch out for a surge in emails from cybercriminals pitching COVID-19 health information and fake cures

https://www.consumerreports.org/phishing-vishing/how-to-avoid-coronavirus-phishing-scams/

 

Mac mini: New model offers twice the storage for the same price

Need more information about the Mac mini? You’ll find everything you need right here.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3208107/mac-mini-features-specifications-prices-faq.html

 

How to build a cheap cord-cutting DVR using Raspberry Pi

The $35 Raspberry Pi is the most cost-efficient way to roll your own DVR.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3532434/how-to-build-a-cheap-cord-cutting-dvr-using-raspberry-pi.html?utm_date=20200321024807

 

One of Google’s best inventions ever just went live on Android

https://bgr.com/2020/03/17/google-translate-real-time-speech-transcription-goes-live-on-android/

 

Microsoft Teams update helps cut through the chaos of group calls

Remote working just got a little easier.

https://www.engadget.com/2020-03-19-microsoft-teams-update-group-calls-remote-work-easier.html

 

Feeling lonely? Here’s how to host a virtual get-together with friends and family

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/virtual-get-togethers/712217/

 

Ransomware Forces Illinois Public Health Website Offline Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The attack on Champaign-Urbana Public Health District's website occurs as security experts have long worried about ransomware attacks striking the health sector, and putting real lives at risk.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/ransomware-forces-illinois-public-health-website-offline-amid-coronavirus

 

Apple unveils updated product line

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-unveils-updated-product-line-120044284.html

 

How to Fight Coronavirus With Folding@home and a Gaming PC

https://www.howtogeek.com/663539/how-to-fight-coronavirus-with-foldinghome-and-a-gaming-pc/

 

The Do's and Don'ts of Disinfecting Your Phone

https://lifehacker.com/the-dos-and-donts-of-disinfecting-your-phone-1842400895

 

Ransomware Attack on Police Department Encrypts Evidence, Sets Criminals Free

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ransomware-attack-on-police-department-encrypts-evidence-sets-criminals-free

 

Microsoft Shares Sneak Peek of Upcoming Windows 10 Features

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-shares-sneak-peek-of-upcoming-windows-10-features/

 

Microsoft Teams Turns 3 as Work From Home Ramps Up

Anniversary features can only help the platform gain more users

https://www.lifewire.com/microsoft-teams-turns-3-as-work-from-home-ramps-up-4800354

 

How to clean your laptop screen

Give your home office a fresh start

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

 

The 4 Most Secure Cloud Storage Services

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/secure-cloud-storage-services/

 

Here’s a wrap of the main tech-related coronavirus news in the last 24 hours

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/21/heres-a-wrap-of-the-main-tech-related-coronavirus-news-in-the-last-24-hours/

 

Cybercriminals raking in $1.5 trillion every year

Research from Atlas VPN found that criminals' net proceeds outpace the revenue made by tech giants each year.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybercriminals-raking-in-1-5-trillion-every-year/

 

8 Ways to Instantly Boost Your Mood in the Morning

https://modernratio.com/ways-to-boost-mood-in-morning/

 

Safeguard your gear with great surge protector and uninterruptible power supply deals, today only

Whether you just need surge protection, want to add some smarts to your lamp, or you need a UPS, Amazon's 24-hour sale has you covered.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532465/safeguard-your-gear-with-great-surge-protector-and-uninterruptible-power-supply-deals-today-only.html

 

Sling TV is offering access to ABC News Live and some family-oriented movies and other programming for free

The company says its “Stay in and Sling” initiative is intended to help people cope with being isolated at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3532804/sling-tv-is-offering-access-to-abc-news-live-and-family-oriented-movies-during-coronavirus.html?utm_date=20200321024838

 

This scientific breakthrough may hold the key to defeating the coronavirus

https://bgr.com/2020/03/16/coronavirus-vaccine-research-shows-how-coronavirus-attacks-cells/

 

How to Upgrade Your Home Wi-Fi and Get Faster Internet

If you're stuck working or studying from home for a while, here's how to get your internet up to speed.

https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-upgrade-your-home-wi-fi-and-get-faster-internet/

 

Home internet use is spiking – here’s how that could become a problem for you

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/internet-streaming-issues/712205/

 

AT&T 4G Gets a Big Capacity Boost in Coronavirus Crisis

AT&T is getting a solid nationwide boost from airwaves Dish has been hogging for years, following similar swaths of spectrum being pieced out to T-Mobile, Verizon, and US Cellular.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/att-4g-gets-a-big-capacity-boost-in-coronavirus-crisis

 

Microsoft Teams jets to 44M DAUs, announces new features as remote work booms

https://www.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-teams-jets-32m-daus-130014504.html

 

How to Check Free Disk Space on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/661256/how-to-check-free-disk-space-on-windows-10/

 

Popcorn Time Is Back to Help You Stream Movies and TV Shows

https://lifehacker.com/popcorn-time-is-back-to-help-you-stream-movies-and-tv-s-1842399450

 

Hackers Use Interactive Malicious COVID-19 Map to Spread Malware

https://blog.knowbe4.com/hackers-use-interactive-malicious-covid-19-map-to-spread-malware

 

Extortion Emails Threaten to Infect Your Family With Coronavirus

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/extortion-emails-threaten-to-infect-your-family-with-coronavirus/

 

EU ISPs Can Throttle Internet Service During COVID-19 Crisis (Youtube also.  Hope nothing like this happens here.)

With millions at home in Europe, the need for steady Internet is great than ever

https://www.lifewire.com/eu-isps-can-throttle-service-during-covid-19-crisis-4800501

 

How to set yourself up for remote working

Stay ahead of the game by working remotely

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-set-yourself-up-for-remote-working

 

5 Common Social Media Privacy Issues (And How to Fix Them)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/social-media-privacy-issues/

 

In response to COVID-19, Hulu adds a free live news stream to its on-demand app

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/20/in-response-to-covid-19-hulu-adds-a-free-live-news-stream-to-its-on-demand-app/

 

Facebook cookie-stealing trojans surface on Android devices

The trojans are designed to gain control of Facebook user accounts by capturing browser cookies in Android, says Kaspersky.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/facebook-cookie-stealing-trojans-surface-on-android-devices/

 

Multiple nation-state groups are hacking Microsoft Exchange servers

Government-backed groups are exploiting CVE-2020-0688 to take over Exchange email servers.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/multiple-nation-state-groups-are-hacking-microsoft-exchange-servers/

 

Apple may or may not switch Macs over from Intel to AMD, but it should

AMD’s latest processors are superior to Intel’s, top to bottom.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532902/why-apple-should-switch-macs-over-from-intel-to-amd.html

 

The Kangaroo Privacy Camera has a lens that turns opaque when you’re home

When its lens turns solid gray, you’ll know that Kangaroo’s Privacy Camera isn’t watching you and that its microphone is switched off.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3532805/kangaroo-privacy-camera-has-a-lens-that-turns-opaque-when-you-re-home.html?utm_date=20200321025423

 

Big iPhone 12 leak includes the best news we’ve heard so far

https://bgr.com/2020/03/20/iphone-12-release-date-2020-september-still-on-schedule/

 

10 Classic PC Games That Are Still Worth Playing in 2020

There have been a ton of great games for the PC over the years. Here are a few still worth playing that you can play without too many issues on your modern PC.

https://whatnerd.com/classic-pc-games-still-worth-playing/

 

Coronavirus phone scams: Scammers are tricking people into ‘reserving’ a vaccine

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/coronavirus-phone-scams-vaccine/712216/

 

Netflix to Cut Video Quality in Europe to Prevent Internet Disruptions Amid Coronavirus

In response to an EU request, Netflix will reduce the company's streaming traffic in Europe by 25 percent over the next 30 days to help free up network capacity.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/eu-asks-netflix-to-lower-video-quality-to-prevent-internet-disruptions

 

Want to know how to set up dual monitors in Windows 10? We explain the process

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/want-increased-productivity-set-dual-131542619.html

 

If You Get a Phone Call About a Coronavirus Vaccine, It’s a Scam

https://www.howtogeek.com/663451/if-you-get-a-phone-call-about-a-coronavirus-vaccine-it%e2%80%99s-a-scam/

 

How to Deal With the Anxiety Caused by Coronavirus Pandemic Deniers

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-deal-with-the-anxiety-caused-by-coronavirus-pand-1842385245

 

[Heads Up!] A Whopping 21 Percent of Phishing Attack URLs Are Not Detected As Malicious For Days After They Go Live

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-a-whopping-21-percent-of-phishing-attack-urls-are-not-detected-as-malicious-for-days-after-they-go-live

 

PwndLocker Fixes Crypto Bug, Rebrands as ProLock Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/pwndlocker-fixes-crypto-bug-rebrands-as-prolock-ransomware/

 

Officials Ask Netflix to Throttle Streaming and Save the Internet

This what happens when everyone is asked to stay home

https://www.lifewire.com/officials-ask-netflix-to-throttle-streaming-save-internet-4800271

 

How you can use your PC to help scientists develop a treatment for the coronavirus

Use Folding@Home to help scientists

https://www.techradar.com/news/how-you-can-use-your-pc-to-help-scientists-develop-a-treatment-for-the-coronavirus

 

The 6 Best Mac Window Management Tools

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-mac-window-management-tools/

 

Be on guard for coronavirus robocalls, warns FCC

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/20/be-on-guard-for-coronavirus-robocalls-warns-fcc/

 

New robot developed at Stanford changes shape like a 'Transformer'

The robotics team was inspired by the octopus which can change its shape and fit into small spaces.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-robot-developed-at-stanford-changes-shape-like-a-transformer/

 

Men claim woman's grandson was in car wreck, scams her out of nearly $10K: Police

https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2020/02/25/men-charged-scamming-89-year-old-out-10-k/4871073002/

 

Tips for the Mac user new to working from home

Learn about the tools, techniques, and behaviors that can help you work more efficiently on your Mac or iPad from home.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532824/tips-for-the-mac-user-newly-working-from-home.html

 

SimCam 1S security camera review: Superb AI features are the highlight of this affordable camera

Person, animal, and vehicle detection, plus facial recognition, keep you on top of happenings in and around your home.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3531420/simcam-1s-review.html?utm_date=20200321025432

 

Android 11 is finally getting a key feature iPhones have had for years

https://bgr.com/2020/03/20/android-11-features-airdrop-fast-share-developer-preview/

 

Where to Watch Classic Movies Online: The 7 Best Sites and Services

Can't get enough of classic films? You'll be able to keep watching them as much as you want with these sites and services.

https://whatnerd.com/watch-classic-movies-online/

 

With theaters closed, here’s how you can rent new movies at home

https://www.komando.com/news/rent-movies-coronavirus-quarantine/711839/

 

The Best Cheap Internet and Hotspots for Students

During the coronavirus crisis, many Americans will begin homeschooling. Here are some suggestions and solutions for students who need home internet access or 4G hotspot access.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/the-best-cheap-internet-and-hotspots-for-students

 

How to Hack wifi on iphone/ipad very easy|100% working|2018.

https://tinyurl.com/rszyj4t

 

Geekly Update - 19 March 2020

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_19_march_2020.html

 

Advanced Russian Hackers Use New Malware in Watering Hole Operation

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/advanced-russian-hackers-use-new-malware-in-watering-hole-operation/

 

ALL THE NEW FEATURES WE’VE FOUND THUS FAR COMING TO CHROME OS 82 [VIDEO]

https://chromeunboxed.com/chrome-os-82-new-features-tablets/

 

Hackers are working harder to make phishing and malware look legitimate

A Trend Micro report finds that spammers are using public and hosted cloud infrastructure to slip malicious emails past security defenses.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/hackers-are-working-harder-to-make-phishing-and-malware-look-legitimate/

 

Critical Patch Released for ‘Wormable’ SMBv3 Vulnerability — Install It ASAP!

https://nationalcybersecurity.com/critical-patch-released-for-wormable-smbv3-vulnerability-install-it-asap/

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[Fix] Can’t Unmaximize or Restore Down Programs in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/tip-set-a-blank-empty-page-as-homepage-in-chrome-on-android/

 

Want to Learn Something New? Find Cool Skills to Learn With These 5 Websites

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/learn-something-new-find-skills-to-learn/

 

How to Make the Most of Free Time at Home

https://www.howtogeek.com/663089/how-to-make-the-most-of-free-time-at-home/

 

How to Make a Conference Call With Skype

Set up a Skype group call

https://www.lifewire.com/organize-conference-calls-with-skype-3426278

 

It Pays to Be Skeptical

If we would all be a little more skeptical, we'd be safer and the internet would be a more trustworthy place.

https://askleo.com/it-pays-to-be-skeptical/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Igcp_MICppdfbL

 

Gog Spring Sale 2020 with more than 2500 discounted games until March 30

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/17/gog-spring-sale-2020-with-more-than-2500-discounted-games-until-march-30/

 

Why Do Routers Have USB Ports? (attaching storage is a security risk)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/why-do-routers-have-usb-port/

 

Fight Coronavirus Boredom With These Free Sling TV Shows and Movies

https://lifehacker.com/fight-coronavirus-boredom-with-these-free-sling-tv-show-1842412799

 

Coronavirus news being used to sneak malware past AV programs

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/coronavirus-news-being-used-to-sneak-malware-past-av-programs/

 

Coronavirus scammers are seeking to profit off the deadly virus

Some scammers have impersonated the World Health Organization and the CDC, while others have masqueraded as health authorities in other countries.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/coronavirus-scammers-are-seeking-profit-deadly-virus-n1156126

 

Beware of Scammers While You Wait for Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/beware-of-scammers-while-you-wait-for-your-coronavirus-1842414465

 

Here’s How Long the Coronavirus Lasts on Surfaces (So Clean Frequently)

https://www.lifesavvy.com/21433/heres-how-long-the-coronavirus-lasts-on-surfaces-so-clean-frequently/

 

[Updated] PSA: You Can Watch News and Other Content Free on Sling Without an Account

https://www.reviewgeek.com/37917/sling-tv-now-offers-free-streaming-with-no-account-needed/

 

Stunning iPhone 12 video is our best look yet at Apple’s leaked design

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/iphone-12-release-date-soon-leaked-design-video-stuffbox/

 

Xbox Series X full tech specs

The Xbox Series X is arriving this year, and these are the tech specs that makes the new console tick.

https://pureinfotech.com/xbox-series-x-full-tech-specs/

 

YouTube Launches Dedicated COVID-19 Homepage News Shelf

Videos listed under the 'COVID-19 News' label come from reputable sources and aim to provide trusted and up-to-date information on the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/youtube-launches-dedicated-covid-19-homepage-news-shelf

 

10 best sites to watch movies for free

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

 

The 10 Best Free Ebook Download Sites

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/the-best-6-sites-to-get-free-ebooks/

 

Bit Rot: How Hard Drives and SSDs Die Over Time (SSD's require over-provisioning, this means leaving a portion of the SSD must be left unpartitioned (blank))

https://www.howtogeek.com/660727/bit-rot-how-hard-drives-and-ssds-die-over-time/

 

The 10 Best Working From Home Tips in 2020

The essential tech advice to make remote work effective

https://www.lifewire.com/best-working-from-home-tips-4798672

 

The First Eight Things to Do with Your New Computer

The steps you should take right after unboxing your new computer to save time, frustration, effort, and data loss later.

https://askleo.com/the_first_eight_things_to_do_with_your_new_computer/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Igcp_MICppdfbL

 

Gammy is an adaptive brightness application for Windows and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/gammy-is-an-adaptive-brightness-application-for-windows-and-linux/

 

How to Create a Portable Wiki with TiddlyWiki

https://www.maketecheasier.com/tiddlywiki-create-portable-wiki/

 

Don't Trust Mobile Carriers About Late Payment Forgiveness for COVID-19

https://lifehacker.com/dont-trust-mobile-carriers-about-late-payment-forgivene-1842415937

 

Drupal, Google and Cisco post security advisories

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/drupal-google-and-cisco-post-security-advisories/

 

Educators scramble to bring classes to the cloud as coronavirus shuts schools

Only six out of 10 children have internet access at home — and in rural communities, that average is lower.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/educators-scramble-bring-classes-cloud-coronavirus-shuts-schools-n1154636

 

Tax Day Is Now July 15

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/tax-day-is-now-july-15-1842425809

 

The FTC Wants You Extra Wary of “Government Check” Scams

https://www.lifesavvy.com/21539/the-ftc-wants-you-extra-wary-of-government-check-scams/

 

The Tools You Need to Speed Up Your Home Internet

https://www.reviewgeek.com/37428/the-tools-you-need-to-speed-up-your-home-internet/

 

Apple announces new iPad Pro with trackpad support and LiDAR Scanner

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/ipad-pro-2020-release-date-price-specs-announced/

 

MICROSOFT DIRECTX 12 ULTIMATE IS COMING FOR PC AND XBOX SERIES X

DirectX 12 Ultimate is coming later this year with new features for the next generation of games, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/directx-12-ultimate-pc-xbox-series-x/

 

While US Fights COVID-19, 83 Percent of Healthcare Systems Run Outdated Software

Healthcare systems will be maxed out while battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a new study shows that 83 percent of hospital infrastructure is running outdated software vulnerable to attack.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/while-us-fights-covid-19-83-of-healthcare-systems-run-outdated-software

 

Update now! Microsoft releases an emergency Windows 10 patch

https://www.komando.com/technology/microsoft-windows-10-patch/711007/

 

The KonMari Method Applied to Your Digital Life

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/digital-konmari-method/

 

Text-Based VR: Explore the Pioneering World of MUSHes

https://www.howtogeek.com/661428/text-based-vr-explore-the-pioneering-world-of-mushes/

 

How to Get a VPN

Everything you need to know to get started with a VPN service

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-get-a-vpn-4688906

 

Why Does Email I Send Fail But a Reply Works?

When email you send bounces, that can mean many things. If a reply to that same person works, there's almost certainly a problem with the email address you're sending to.

https://askleo.com/why-does-email-i-send-fail-but-a-reply-works/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Igcp_MICppdfbL

 

Google introduces improved cookie controls in Chrome for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/google-introduces-improved-cookie-controls-in-chrome-for-android/

 

How to View Saved Passwords on Keychain in macOS, iPadOS, and iOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/view-saved-passwords-keychain-osx/

 

Use Google Advanced Protection to Protect Your Family Members From Android Malware

https://lifehacker.com/use-google-advanced-protection-to-protect-your-family-m-1842413409

 

TrickBot banking trojan introduces RDP brute forcing module

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/trickbot-banking-trojan-introduces-rdp-brute-forcing-module/

 

Stock-trading app Robinhood suffers third outage amid market turbulence

“Surely this can’t be legal. Constant broker outages on the biggest trading days in history? No way,” one Reddit user wrote Monday.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/stock-trading-app-robinhood-suffers-third-outage-amid-market-turbulence-n1153531

 

Five Inexpensive Add-Ons to Power Up Your Home-Built PC

https://theinventory.com/five-inexpensive-add-ons-to-power-up-your-home-built-pc-1842383359?ks=streamshare

 

Disinfecting Surfaces? If You Don’t Let the Cleaner Sit, You’re Doing It Wrong

https://www.lifesavvy.com/9013/disinfecting-surfaces-if-youre-not-letting-the-cleaner-sit-youre-doing-it-wrong/

 

Google Assistant Will Help You Wash Your Hands Thoroughly

https://www.reviewgeek.com/38113/google-assistant-will-help-you-wash-your-hands-thoroughly/

 

Popcorn Time back from the dead again, just in time for coronavirus

https://bgr.com/2020/03/17/popcorn-time-download-new-version-coronavirus/

 

Microsoft reveals new Start menu and File Explorer coming to Windows 10

Microsoft shows off redesign visuals coming to Windows 10, including new Start menu, File Explorer, and context menu.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-new-start-menu-file-explorer-windows-10/

 

YouTube Joins Netflix in Reducing Video Quality Across Europe

The streaming giant will reduce streaming video quality across Europe for 30 days in order to alleviate stress on the internet as more people are self-isolating for coronavirus and working from home.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/youtube-joins-netflix-in-reducing-video-quality-across-europe

 

Block your cellphone number from caller ID with this one trick (now you know what a lot of scammer and robocalls do)

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/how-to-block-your-cellphone-number-from-caller-id/362047/

 

Windows 10 Now Powers 1 Billion Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/one-billion-windows-10-devices/

 

How to Add an iCalendar Link to Your Outlook Calendar

https://www.howtogeek.com/661142/how-to-add-an-icalendar-link-to-your-outlook-calendar/

 

How to Use Skype for iPad and iPhone

Make video calls on your iOS or iPadOS device

https://www.lifewire.com/skype-for-ipad-and-iphone-3426401

 

Can a Thumb Drive Carry Malware?

Malware on the flash drive can be copied to your computer. (on TV some showed how some people leave infected flash drives around so other find, pickup and put in there computers)

https://askleo.com/can-a-thumb-drive-carry-malware/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=Igcp_MICppdfbL

 

Vivaldi introduces ad-blocker in latest browser snapshot

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/vivaldi-introduces-ad-blocker-in-latest-browser-snapshot/

 

Latest Windows 10 Update Problems and How to Fix Them

https://www.maketecheasier.com/latest-windows-10-update-problems/

 

How to Get 30 Days of Scribd for Free, No Strings Attached

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-30-days-of-scribd-for-free-no-strings-attac-1842412292

 

Five billion records exposed in open ‘data breach database’

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/database-security/five-billion-records-exposed-in-open-data-breach-database/

 

Coronavirus mask mania spurs internet's gray markets into action

Some accounts that purport to market other illicit goods, such as drugs, have turned to coronavirus-related products.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/coronavirus-mask-mania-spurs-internet-s-grey-markets-action-n1153426

 

Do This Workout at Home, No Equipment Needed

https://vitals.lifehacker.com/do-this-workout-at-home-no-equipment-needed-1842425497

 

Replace Handshakes and Hugs with One of These Greetings

https://www.lifesavvy.com/21279/replace-handshakes-and-hugs-with-one-of-these-greetings/

 

It's NordVPN's Birthday, and a 3-Year Plan Is 70% off [Exclusive]

https://kinjadeals.theinventory.com/its-nordvpns-birthday-and-a-3-year-plan-is-70-off-ex-1842410957?ks=streamshare

 

Mint Mobile is giving people free data as coronavirus spreads

https://bgr.com/2020/03/17/coronavirus-impact-mint-mobile-free-data/

 

Windows 10 version 1709 support extended through October 13, 2020

Microsoft decides to extended the end of support of Windows 10 version 1709 for six month as a result of the current health impact.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1709-support-extended-october-13-2020/

 

6 Top Laptop Stands to Help You Work Better From Home

Social distancing have you missing your in-office desk setup? Stop staring down at that laptop from your couch; prop it up on a desk or table to get a better viewing angle and keep it from overheating.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/6-laptop-stands-to-help-clear-the-desk-clutter

 

FBI warning: Dating apps are a hotbed for human trafficking

https://www.komando.com/news/fbi-human-trafficking-psa/711719/

 

How to Wipe Your Hard Drive While Leaving the OS Intact

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-wipe-your-hard-disk-drive-leaving-the-os-intact/

 

How to Manage Your Passwords with BitWarden

https://www.maketecheasier.com/manage-passwords-with-bitwarden/

 

[Fix] Can’t Unmaximize or Restore Down Programs in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/fix-cant-unmaximize-or-restore-down-programs-in-windows-10/

 

The password reuse problem is a ticking time bomb

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/11/12/password-reuse-problem/

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Is This ‘Good News’ List About the COVID-19 Pandemic Accurate?

A few bright spots do indeed shine amid the doom and gloom of the new coronavirus.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/covid-good-news-list-accurate/

 

Coronavirus fears fuel scam frenzy: How to keep yourself safe

Crooks are going into overdrive to capitalize on coronavirus worries

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/coronavirus-scams-tally-advice

 

How to install Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 on Windows 10

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 is coming to Windows 10, and this how you can start using it.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-windows-subsystem-linux-2-windows-10/

 

How to transfer files and applications from one Windows 10 PC to another PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/transfer-files-and-applications-from-one-windows-10-pc-to-another-pc

 

The 10 best Xbox One backwards compatible games

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-xbox-one-backwards-compatible-games

 

AMD Launches Ryzen Mobile 4000: Much-Improved Performance, Battery Life

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/307623-amd-launches-ryzen-mobile-4000-much-improved-performance-battery-life

 

Is Your Webcam Not Working On Dell Inspiron? Here’s How To Fix

https://www.techjunkie.com/webcam-not-working-dell-inspiron/

 

Ransomware Gangs to Stop Attacking Health Orgs During Pandemic

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-gangs-to-stop-attacking-health-orgs-during-pandemic/

 

The Amazon Fire tablet your kid needs is back to an all-time low

Amazon has slashed the price of the Fire HD 8 tablet to $50.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3532459/the-amazon-fire-tablet-your-kid-needs-is-back-to-an-all-time-low.html

 

Add or Remove 'Open file location' and 'Open folder location' Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/31416-open-location-context-menu-add-remove-windows-10-a.html

 

The U.S. wants smartphone location data to fight coronavirus. Privacy advocates are worried.

Federal health officials say they could use anonymous, aggregated user data collected by the tech companies to map the spread of the virus.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/u-s-wants-smartphone-location-data-fight-coronavirus-privacy-advocates-n1162821

 

Microsoft Polishes the Way You Mute and Unmute Volume in Windows 10

Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for users enrolled in the Windows Insider program, and while the focus is on bug fixes at this point, there are also a bunch of notable improvements as well.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-changes-the-way-volume-you-mute-and-unmute-volume-in-windows-10-529493.shtml

 

China says it found a flu drug that can treat coronavirus

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/coronavirus-treatment-favipiravir-avigan-drug/

 

6 Ways to Find Which TV Series to Binge Watch Next 

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/find-tv-series-binge-watch/

 

An Antimicrobial Case Will Protect Both You and Your Phone

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/antimicrobial-case-protect-both-phone-140100145.html

 

The do’s and don’ts of video conferencing

How not to embarrass yourself on Zoom

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/19/21185472/video-confere-call-tips-zoom-skype-hangouts-facetime-remote-work

 

Facebook finally lets desktop users opt-in to dark mode

Most facebook users will have access to the redesigned interface beginning today.

https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/19/facebook-desktop-dark-mode/

 

With theaters closed, here’s how you can rent new movies at home

https://www.komando.com/news/rent-movies-coronavirus-quarantine/711839/

 

Conferencing Tools from Microsoft, Google, Cisco Webex, and Intermedia are Free for a Limited Time

Technology companies are offering free video conferencing solutions for a limited time to help businesses and individuals stay connected and productive during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Here's how you can access these tools as well as their features and limitations.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/conferencing-tools-from-microsoft-google-cisco-webex-and-intermedia-are

 

Where to buy Lysol wipes: These retailers still have stock

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/where-to-buy-lysol-wipes

 

How to quickly set up Microsoft Teams

Use this guide to set up a Microsoft Teams organization, first channel, and invite people to work remotely with colleagues.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-microsoft-teams/

 

How to use Insert Data from Picture feature in Excel

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/insert-data-from-picture-excel

 

You can get two months of Adobe Creative Cloud for free, but getting it requires some odd steps

Though Adobe hasn't widely advertised it, you can get two months of Creative Cloud for free right now.

https://www.windowscentral.com/you-can-get-two-months-adobe-creative-cloud-free-getting-it-requires-some-odd-steps

 

At a Glance: Mushkin Pilot-E 1TB M.2 Review

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/307556-at-a-glance-mushkin-pilot-e-1tb-m-2-review

 

Is The Webcam On Your Acer Laptop Not Working? Here’s How To Fix It

https://www.techjunkie.com/webcam-not-working-acer-laptop-fix/

 

Hackers Hide Malware C2 Communication By Faking News Site Traffic

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-hide-malware-c2-communication-by-faking-news-site-traffic/

 

Microsoft's Xbox Series X probably puts your gaming PC to shame: Full specs revealed

Microsoft's next-gen console is a beast

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3532810/microsofts-xbox-series-x-full-specs-vs-gaming-pc.html

 

How to Change Screen Saver Settings in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5737-change-screen-saver-settings-windows-10-a.html

 

False coronavirus rumors surge in 'hidden viral' text messages

Some users, even those who have no intention of spreading wrong information, are forwarding along viral rumors and urban legends.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/false-coronavirus-rumors-surge-hidden-viral-text-messages-n1160936

 

Microsoft Closes All Stores Worldwide Due to COVID-19

Microsoft has just announced that it’s closing all Microsoft Store locations across the world due to the coronavirus outbreak.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-closes-all-stores-worldwide-due-to-covid-19-529472.shtml

 

One of Google’s best inventions ever just went live on Android

https://bgr.com/2020/03/17/google-translate-real-time-speech-transcription-goes-live-on-android/

 

The 8 Best Sites for Free College Courses Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/8-awesome-websites-free-college-courses-online/

 

Russia deploying coronavirus disinformation to sow panic in West, EU document says

https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-feeding-disinformation-coronavirus-sow-092759812.html

 

Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate unifies graphics tech for PC gaming and Xbox Series X

Bringing a suite of software advancements in gaming graphics onto a single platform

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/19/21187161/microsoft-directx-12-ultimate-api-release-xbox-series-x-pc-gaming

 

Amazon, DOJ ask consumers to report coronavirus price gouging

Individuals or companies that fix prices on medical or cleaning supplies may be prosecuted.

https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/19/amazon-doj-coronavirus-price-gouging/

 

Need tech help? This app supports 450K products

https://www.komando.com/downloads/zolve-tech-support-app/708952/

 

Microsoft Teams Update Adds AI Background Noise Removal

With many people working from home thanks to the coronavirus, Teams collaboration tools are here to help, with smart new features for meetings, booking virtual appointments, and more.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-teams-update-adds-ai-background-noise-removal

 

Where to buy hand sanitizer: These retailers still have stock

Where to buy hand sanitizer – here's where it's still in stock

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/where-to-buy-hand-sanitizer

 

How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10

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

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

 

How to block a Video or a Channel in YouTube Kids

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-block-video-or-channel-in-youtube-kids

 

Google Hangouts Meet: Getting started, joining calls, settings, troubleshooting & more

https://www.windowscentral.com/google-hangouts-meet-basic-guide

 

Build This ‘Doom Eternal’ 1080p Gaming PC for Under $500

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/307484-build-this-doom-eternal-1080p-gaming-pc-for-under-500

 

How To Fix A Non-Working Webcam On A MacBook

https://www.techjunkie.com/webcam-not-working-macbook/

 

Google Prioritizes Security Updates After Halting Chrome Releases

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-prioritizes-security-updates-after-halting-chrome-releases/

 

How to set up a VPN in Windows

When and how to use the VPN client built into Windows.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/210562/how-set-up-vpn-in-windows.html

 

How to Start New Collection in Microsoft Edge Chromium

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/150177-how-start-new-collection-microsoft-edge-chromium.html

 

Apple fined record $1.2 billion by French antitrust authorities

It's the second fine that French authorities have imposed on Apple in two months, after a 25 million euro fine in February for slowing down older iPhones.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/apple-fined-record-1-2-billion-french-antitrust-authorities-n1160221

 

Mission Accomplished: Windows 10 Now Running on 1 Billion Devices

Microsoft has recently revealed that Windows 10 is running on 1 billion monthly active devices, as the adoption of its operating system keeps improving regularly.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/mission-accomplished-windows-10-now-running-on-1-billion-devices-529466.shtml

 

France cautiously exploring coronavirus treatment based on anti-malaria drug

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/coronavirus-treatment-anti-malaria-drug-trial-in-france-shows-promise/

 

The 8 Best Language Learning Apps That Really Work

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/five-free-apps-help-learn-foreign-language/

 

Apple unveils new iPad Pro: Everything you need to know

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-ipad-pro-2020-everything-you-need-to-know-155123577.html

 

Google launches a better camera app for new Android Go low-end devices

There are now 100 million active Android Go devices

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/19/21186489/google-android-go-camera-new-app-portrait-mode-nokia-1-3

 

Snapchat adds mental health tools to ease coronavirus anxiety

Snap is creating a new section to help users manage coronavirus anxiety.

https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/19/snapchat-adds-mental-health-tools-coronavirus-anxiety/

 

10 ways you must secure your new tech

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/10-ways-to-secure-new-tech/694309/

 

Verizon 4G LTE Gets Coronavirus Crisis Boost From Unused Dish Airwaves

Verizon users nationwide will see a boost, especially to upload speeds, for the next 60 days during the COVID-19 crisis.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/verizon-4g-lte-gets-coronavirus-crisis-boost-from-unused-dish-airwaves

 

Where to buy pet food online

Pet food is in stock and on sale at these retailers

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/where-to-buy-pet-food-online

 

How to make and receive calls from PC on Windows 10

You can now make and receive calls from your Windows 10 PC, and in this guide, you'll learn how to set up the experience using the Your Phone app.

https://pureinfotech.com/make-calls-pc-yourphone-windows-10/

 

How to embed a PowerPoint presentation on a Website

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/embed-powerpoint-presentations-website

 

Coronavirus is impacting UPS and FedEx shipping times — here's what that means for you

Shipping might be affected by restrictions, but you probably won't notice for a while.

https://www.windowscentral.com/coronavirus-impacting-ups-and-fedex-shipping-times-heres-what-means-you

 

The Fastest Supercomputer on Earth Is Being Deployed Against Coronavirus

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/307381-the-fastest-supercomputer-on-earth-is-being-deployed-against-coronavirus

 

The Best Free Webcam Recorders To Use In 2020

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-free-webcam-recorders/

 

Trickbot, Emotet Malware Use Coronavirus News to Evade Detection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/trickbot-emotet-malware-use-coronavirus-news-to-evade-detection/

 

How to turn your iPhone or Android phone into the ultimate work from home device

If you're like millions of people who are working from home for the first time, here's how to turn your phone from a time sucker into a productivity tool.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3532446/android-iphone-work-from-home.html

 

How to Enable or Disable Reserved Storage in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124858-enable-disable-reserved-storage-windows-10-a.html

 

Internet companies won't disconnect people for unpaid bills for 60 days, FCC says

Companies also agreed to waive late fees and open Wi-Fi hot spots to Americans who need them.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/internet-companies-won-t-disconnect-people-unpaid-bills-60-days-n1158321

 

Microsoft Throttles Non-Essential Office 365 Features to Avoid Outages

The adoption of Office 365 has skyrocketed in the last few weeks, especially as a result of more and more people staying home due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-throttles-non-essential-office-365-features-to-avoid-outages-529489.shtml

 

Pretty much no one is buying Samsung’s new Galaxy S20, according to Korean media

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/galaxy-s20-sales-figures-vs-galaxy-s10-coronavirus/

 

5 Digital Habits to Cleanly Separate Your Work and Personal Life

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/separate-work-personal-life/

 

Mass move to work from home in coronavirus crisis creates opening for hackers: cyber experts

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/mass-move-home-coronavirus-crisis-221344021.html

 

How to boost your home’s Wi-Fi

As the world hunkers down, it’s important to get the wireless internet you need

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/19/21185759/wi-fi-work-at-home-how-to-router-mesh

 

Microsoft's DirectX 12 Ultimate brings ray tracing effects to more games

Both AMD and NVIDIA are onboard.

https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/19/microsoft-directx-12-ultimate/

 

How to properly handle Amazon boxes and orders during the coronavirus pandemic

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/how-to-properly-handle-amazon-boxes-and-orders-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/711838/

 

The Best Cheap Internet and Hotspots for Students

During the coronavirus crisis, many Americans will begin homeschooling. Here are some suggestions and solutions for students who need home internet access or 4G hotspot access.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/the-best-cheap-internet-and-hotspots-for-students

 

Amazon Prime Pantry suspended: What to do now

Amazon Prime Pantry is now closed due to coronavirus-related demand

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/amazon-prime-pantry-suspended-what-to-do-now

 

How to Embed an Excel Sheet on your Blog

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-embed-excel-sheets-on-your-blog

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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

By using a VPN you can keep your identity and data secure online.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3198369/best-vpn-services-apps-reviews-buying-advice.html

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2004: 15 BEST NEW FEATURES

Here's a list with the best new features and changes that you'll find on Windows 10 version 2004 .

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-best-features/

 

Nordstrom Just Chopped 25% Off a Bunch of Speakers, Headphones, and Other Tech

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/nordstrom-just-chopped-25-off-160700829.html

 

Apple announces new iPad Pro with camera that can scan 3-D objects and new MacBook Air

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/18/apple-announces-new-ipad-pro-with-lidar.html

 

U.S. internet well-equipped to handle work from home surge, experts say

However, connections could stumble for some if too many family members try to videoconference at the same time.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/u-s-internet-well-equipped-handle-work-home-surge-experts-n1159026

 

Japanese flu drug appears ‘effective’ in coronavirus treatment in Chinese clinical trials

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/japanese-flu-drug-appears-effective-in-coronavirus-treatment-in-chinese-clinical-trials/

 

Here's How: Genealogy Research Online

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_genealogy_research_online.html

 

How to video chat with family and friends on your smartphone

Book some face time

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/book-some-face-time-how-to-use-your-phone-to-stay-in-touch-with-family

 

Windows 10 2004: Here are the new features you need to know about

The spring 2020 Windows 10 update is a few weeks away. Here are the top new features you can look forward to.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-2004-here-are-the-new-features-you-need-to-know-about/

 

How to get your iPhone, iPad, and Mac repaired if your Apple Store is closed

You usually take your device to your local Apple Store to get it fixed, but COVID-19 has them all closed. What now?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532477/how-to-get-your-iphone-ipad-and-mac-repaired-if-your-apple-store-is-closed.html

 

Apple Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Quit Their iPhones

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2020/03/17/apple-ios-13-iphone-cellular-data-problem-iphone-11-pro-max-u-iphone-xs-max-xr-update/

 

Apple, Google Differ On COVID-19 Apps

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10728/apple-google-differ-covid-19-apps

 

The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/true-5-factchecking-websites/

 

Save $25 on an power strip with Alexa or $30 on a UPS battery backup, today only

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/ups-battery-backup-deal-amazon-alexa-power-strip/

 

[Software Update] Mozilla Firefox 74.0 Now Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-mozilla-firefox-latest-version/

 

How to properly handle Amazon boxes and orders during the coronavirus pandemic

https://www.komando.com/news/how-to-properly-handle-amazon-boxes-and-orders-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/711838/

 

Google Delays Chrome Browser Updates Amid Coronavirus Disruptions

The next version of the browser, Chrome 81, was originally slated to roll out on Tuesday. However, Google is hitting pause on future updates, citing 'adjusted work schedules' amid the coronavirus outbreak.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-delays-chrome-browser-updates-amid-coronavirus-disruptions

 

How to install Microsoft Teams on Windows 10

If you company uses Microsoft Teams to collaborate remotely, use these steps to set up the app on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-microsoft-teams-windows-10/

 

Firefox update blocks Facebook tracking

https://www.yahoo.com/news/firefox-blocks-facebook-tracking-134150678.html

 

Apple stores in US closed ‘until further notice’

  - Apple’s retail stores are closed “until further notice,” according to a note posted on the company’s U.S. website on Tuesday. 

  - On Friday, Apple announced that it was closing all stores outside of China until March 27 in response to the coronavirus crisis.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/17/coronavirus-apple-stores-in-us-closed-until-further-notice.html

 

Internet companies won't disconnect people for unpaid bills for 60 days, FCC says

Companies also agreed to waive late fees and open Wi-Fi hot spots to Americans who need them.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/internet-companies-won-t-disconnect-people-unpaid-bills-60-days-n1158321

 

Bill Gates addresses coronavirus fears and hopes in AMA

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/bill-gates-addresses-coronavirus-fears-and-hopes-in-ama/

 

Drowning in Your Email Inbox?

https://askbobrankin.com/drowning_in_your_email_inbox.html

 

How to use Google Hangouts

This is how you hang out with the best of them

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-google-hangouts

 

Libya-based hackers using coronavirus pandemic to spread mobile surveillance malware

The drastic spread of coronavirus across the world has not stopped cybercriminals from exploiting fear to hack into devices.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/libya-based-hackers-using-coronavirus-pandemic-to-spread-mobile-surveillance-malware/

 

Apple takes big steps to confront coronavirus impact outside China

Apple is closing all retail stores outside of China for two weeks and letting Apple Card holders skip March payments.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532287/apple-takes-big-steps-to-confront-coronavirus-impact-outside-china.html

 

Apple Watch Series 6: Everything We Know So Far

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidphelan/2020/03/14/apple-watch-series-6-everything-we-know-so-far/

 

Tech Giants Tackle COVID-19 Fake News

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10730/tech-giants-tackle-covid-19-fake-news

 

The 7 Best Apps to Make Free Group Conference Calls

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-excellent-apps-to-place-group-and-conference-calls/

 

Google’s coronavirus website delayed until later this week

https://bgr.com/2020/03/17/google-coronavirus-website-launch-delayed-what-you-need-to-know/

 

[Firefox Tip] Disable Tabs Drag-n-Drop Feature to Move to New Window

https://www.askvg.com/firefox-tip-disable-tabs-drag-n-drop-feature-to-move-to-new-window/

 

Protect your privacy with the best VPN

https://www.komando.com/privacy/vpn-setup-and-use/505434/

 

Sony Reveals PlayStation 5 Specs, Promises Instant Game Startup

During the presentation, Sony system architect Mark Cerny talked about how the PlayStation 5's fast SSD drive and GPU will help games load up 3D environments almost instantly.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/sony-reveals-playstation-5-specs-promises-instant-game-startup

 

Xbox Series X: features and details you need to know

Microsoft reveals tech specs, internals, and more feature details about the upcoming Xbox Series X.

https://pureinfotech.com/xbox-series-x-features-details/

 

How to clean your iPhone to kill the new coronavirus and other germs

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/coronavirus-apple-iphone-disinfect-175130897.html

 

Amazon prioritizes household staples and medical supplies from merchants amid coronavirus outbreak

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/17/coronavirus-amazon-prioritizes-household-staples-and-medical-supplies.html

 

Intelligence agencies use coronavirus information to target enemies, analysts say

“We’ve seen Russia use it against Ukraine, China use it against Southeast Asia, North Korea against South Korea,” one cybersecurity analyst said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/intelligence-agencies-use-coronavirus-information-target-enemies-analysts-say-n1157946

 

Sling TV rolls out free streaming to US consumers stuck at home

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/sling-tv-rolls-out-free-streaming-to-u-s-consumers-stuck-at-home/

 

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

https://askbobrankin.com/windows_10_keyboard_shortcuts.html

 

How to clean your laptop screen

Give your home office a fresh start

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

 

COVID-19 brings new security challenges and new allies, says HackerOne CEO

Commentary: Even as phishing and other attacks rise in the wake of COVID-19, white-hat hackers are readying their defenses.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/covid-19-brings-new-security-challenges-and-new-allies-says-hackerone-ceo/

 

Perfect your multi-monitor setup with this 27-inch 'frameless' display for $120

The AOC 27B1H is just $120 at Amazon and is a good choice for multi-monitor set-ups.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532501/perfect-your-multi-monitor-setup-with-this-27-inch-frameless-display-for-120.html

 

10 Best browser history and cache cleaners for 2020

https://kingpinbrowser.com/blog/best-browser-cleaners/

 

PS5: Are The New Leaks True?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY2H73twlQ4&t=54s

 

Are VPNs Legal or Illegal? Everything You Need to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/are-vpns-legal-illegal/

 

Here’s why coronavirus tests sometimes come back positive again after recovery

https://bgr.com/2020/03/18/coronavirus-update-covid-19-test-result-positive-after-recovery/

 

[Tip] Access Hidden Secret Advanced Configuration (Experiments) Page in Your Web Browser

https://www.askvg.com/how-to-access-hidden-secret-advanced-configuration-pages-in-mozilla-firefox-google-chrome-and-opera-web-browsers/

 

Your daily routine has changed – get organized with this scheduling app

https://www.komando.com/downloads/get-organized-with-hour-blocks/697456/

 

The Best Headsets and Headphones for Your Home Office

Whether you need to take calls or block out distracting noise, these headphones and headsets are ideal audio companions for working from home.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/the-best-headsets-and-headphones-for-your-home-office

 

How to clean install Windows 10 version 2004

VIDEO: Do you want to minimize problems upgrading to Windows 10 version 2004? Then use a clean installation — Here's why and how to complete the task.

https://pureinfotech.com/clean-install-windows-10-2004/

 

Inbox full of spam? Here’s how to block an email address in Gmail

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/inbox-full-spam-block-email-141500320.html

 

How to buy and set up the right monitor for your laptop so you can work more comfortably at home

  - If you’re working from home you may want a monitor to go with your laptop.

  - You should expect to spend at least $150 or so, but may be able to get one for a little less if it’s on sale.

  - Here are the kinds of adapters you may need, too.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/17/how-to-buy-a-monitor-for-your-laptop-to-work-from-home.html

 

Coronavirus conspiracy video spreads on Instagram among black celebrities

Instagram and Facebook have made a concentrated effort to rid their platforms of false information, but some conspiracy theories have proven hard to stop.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/coronavirus-conspiracy-video-spreads-instagram-among-black-celebrities-n1158571

 

Facebook will put a new coronavirus info center on top of the News Feed

https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/18/facebook-coronavirus-information-center-zuckerberg/

 

Here's How to Boost Laptop Wifi Reception

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_boost_laptop_wifi_reception.html

 

How Covid-19 can live on your phone, and how you can clean it

Protect yourself from Covid-19

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-clean-your-phone

 

Facebook adds coronavirus information center and free workplace access to emergency services

During a press briefing, Mark Zuckerberg announced next steps Facebook is taking to keep platform users safe and well-informed.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/facebook-adds-coronavirus-information-center-and-free-workplace-access-to-emergency-services/

 

Working from home? Optimize your Mac with a secondary display

If you’re having to adjust to remote work for coronavirus precautions, hooking up a second monitor to your Mac is one of the best ways to go about it.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3532366/optimize-your-mac-with-a-secondary-display.html

 

Hackers are making malware-infected coronavirus maps to harvest your personal information

https://www.alternet.org/2020/03/hackers-are-making-malware-infected-coronavirus-maps-to-harvest-your-personal-information/

 

HOW TO USE a BUTTON with Raspberry Pi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlcF1_rs9e0&feature=youtu.be&t=0s

 

How to Find and Grab Free Logins for Websites

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/login2-me-free-logins-for-websites/

 

Researchers discovered how the body kills the coronavirus

https://bgr.com/2020/03/17/coronavirus-treatment-research-says-immune-response-mimics-the-flu/

 

[Tip] Disable Security Questions Requirement for Local User Accounts in Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/tip-disable-security-questions-requirement-for-local-user-accounts-in-windows-10/

 

Set up emergency medical information on your iPhone while you’re thinking about it

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/iphone-medical-id/573504/

 

Nothing to Watch? These Streaming Services Are Now Offering 30-Day Free Trials

Stuck in the house during the COVID-19 outbreak? Streaming services like Acorn TV and Shudder are coming to the rescue with extended free trials and discounts.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/nothing-to-watch-these-streaming-services-are-now-offering-30-day-free

 

How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10

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

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

 

Let there be light! These smart switches are controlled by your voice or smartphone—and they’re on sale today

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/treatlife-smart-light-switches-sale-amazon-201544187.html

 

Introducing Raspberry Pi Imager, our new imaging utility

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-imager-imaging-utility/

 

Raspberry Pi SD Card Speed Test

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/sd-card-speed-test/

 

Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening

Whether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3290405/best-headphones.html

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