Zoom Delivers More Security With Software Update
Zoom is delivering on its promise to add more
security to its video conferencing app, enabling investors to
breathe a sigh of relief.
Google makes Meet free for all users, sending Zoom
shares down 7%
How to Use Windows 10's Narrator to Read Your
Windows Narrator is a screen reader and
text-to-speak tool that allows you to hear text and screen
elements read aloud. Here's how to use and customize this
The next Apple Watch is expected to finally get one
major feature it's been missing that Fitbit has offered for years.
Here's everything we know so far.
Samsung is reportedly working on a phone with a
It may go where OnePlus and others have gone
How to Take a Screenshot or Picture of What's On
Your Computer Screen
Amid coronavirus unemployment, these companies are
hiring by the thousands
If you're out of work, check out this huge list of
companies that are hiring right now.
Spotify’s subscribers, usage surge amid coronavirus
- Spotify Technology reported a 22% jump in
- The music streaming company beat analysts’
expectations to reach 130 million paid subscribers for its premium
- Premium subscribers rose 31% from a year
earlier. Analysts on average were expecting Spotify to have 128.6
million paid subscribers.
How to Clean a Computer Keyboard
Let's disinfect that mouse, as well
How to protect your Nintendo account from hackers
with two-step verification (2SV)
Bored at Home? 5 Fun Ways to Kill Boredom and Enjoy
Many reported problems with this month’s Win10
Cumulative Update, but few patterns
The Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 Patch Tuesday
patch for this month, KB 4549951, has drawn lots of criticism (and
more than a few clickbaity headlines) for bugs and crashes. We’re
seeing a reappearance of the old race condition/temporary profile
bug, but the rest look like one-offs. Do you sense a pattern?
WhatsApp Claims Fake News Success
Android Phone Makers Improve Patching Practices
I Tried Windows 10 Version 2004 RTM and Here’s What
Microsoft is very close to completing the work on
another major Windows 10 feature update, as the final build of
version 2004, also known as May 2020 Update, has recently been
shipped to users enrolled in the Release Preview ring of the
Windows Insider program.
What is Zoom and how to download it on your Mac
Deputies Serve Warrant at Florida Home with ‘Come
Back with a Warrant’ Doormat
A welcome mat at the front door of a Florida home
read “come back with a warrant” — and that’s just what deputies
did before finding drugs and drug paraphernalia inside.
Controlling an Air Conditioner Might Be the Least
Exciting Game Boy Game Ever Created
Blink Mini review: Amazon jumps into the budget
security camera fray
The latest Blink takes on cheap, compact security
cameras like the Wyze Cam.
You will pay for that one way or another.
Change this one setting to get faster internet
Google Meet Video Chats Now Free for Everyone
Previously restricted to business and education
users, Google Meet will now offer secure video chats to everyone
as long as they have a Google account.
Zoom is so popular in Silicon Valley, even a Google
executive's child reportedly prefers it over Google's software
Multiple antivirus apps are vulnerable to common
At least 28 apps were exposed until recent fixes.
Everything GitHub Users Are Getting for Free Right
How to fight depression and anxiety during the
How to keep your spirits up and fears down as the
COVID-19 outbreak continues.
European telehealth start-up Kry lands in the US as
coronavirus creates spike in demand
- Sweden’s Kry is rolling out Livi Connect,
a free video consultation platform with less features than its
main app, in the U.S.
- The firm is one of several telemedicine
start-ups that have witnessed rapid growth thanks to the
- Kry’s closest competitor, U.K.-based
Babylon, also has ambitions to expand in the U.S.
How to Run a Google Security Checkup
Give your Google security settings a onceover
A GIF Image Could Have Let Hackers Hijack Microsoft
Teams at Your Firm
100% Disk Usage in Windows 10 Fixed With 15 Tricks
Cumulative Update bugs spur Microsoft to call for
help. Where’s the telemetry when we need it?
The recent round of complaints about bugs in KB
4549951, this month’s Win10 version 1903 and 1909 cumulative
update, have prompted a request from Microsoft to sound off.
That’s great. But you have to wonder why we’re sending Microsoft
all of this telemetry when it can’t pinpoint straightforward
Major Antivirus Flaw Deletes Files, Corrupts
Google Researchers Find Multiple Vulnerabilities in
Apple's ImageIO Framework
Microsoft’s AirPods Killer Launch Date Revealed
Microsoft is getting ready to finally launch the
Surface Earbuds, with a new report claiming that the debut is
projected to happen in some two weeks.
How to use Chromecast to stream from your Mac
As Fewer People Fly, Rate of Guns Found in Bags by
With far fewer people flying because of travel
restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, airport security
screeners are naturally finding fewer guns in carry-on baggage.
But the ratio of guns to passengers seeking to board airplanes has
Comcast, T-Mobile, and AT&T Will Wait a Little
Longer for Their Money If They Have To
6 things to know before buying your first robot
Robot vacuums are tops when it comes to keeping
your floors clean, but they need more help than you might think.
Bluetooth security. Data compromise. Privacy
invasion goes kinetic.
Speed up your PC using this free, easy-to-use
AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile, Verizon Extend Customer
Support During COVID-19
All four firms will continue lending a hand through
Microsoft Teams fixes funny Gifs cyber-attack flaw
Sonarworks brings its SoundID audio customization
to Mac and Windows
Create a sound profile based on your hearing, your
preferences and your headphones.
Don't Count on Getting a Refund From Ticketmaster
for a Postponed Show
Nintendo Switch Lite is in stock at Amazon, Best
Buy and Target: Get it while you can
Just updated: Here's where you can find the $200
portable version of Nintendo's hot gaming console.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says Gilead’s remdesivir will set
a new ‘standard of care’ for coronavirus treatment
- White House health advisor Dr. Anthony
Fauci said Wednesday that data from a coronavirus drug trial
testing Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir showed “quite
good news” and sets a new standard of care for Covid-19 patients.
- Fauci said the median time of recovery for
patients taking the drug was 11 days, compared with 15 days in the
- The results suggested a survival benefit,
with a mortality rate of 8% for the group receiving remdesivir
versus 11.6% for the placebo group, according to a statement from
the National Institutes of Health released later Wednesday.
WhatsApp Doubles Number of Video Chat Participants
It's still end-to-end encrypted, too
Hackers’ malicious script skimmed credit card
details off Robert Dyas website
Stolen payment card data included CVV security
5 Helpful Tools to Find Movies & TV Shows to Watch
How to use Windows 10’s Quick Assist app for remote
A remote access tool that's built into Windows 10
makes it easy to help a colleague, friend or family member with
Would You Have Fallen for This Phone Scam?
Convict in LA Times Hack Again Accused of Attacking
How Windows 10 Version 2004 Handles Account
Windows 10 version 2004, or the May 2020 Update, is
just around the corner, with the first wave of production devices
projected to get it in the coming weeks.
How to download YouTube videos to your Mac
A Collection of Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior
Snopes investigates the coordinated efforts of
trolls, scams, and campaigns that aren't quite what they seem.
How the $400 iPhone SE's Camera Stacks Up Against
Apple's Priciest Phone
Save $50 on the 3rd-gen Nest Learning Thermostat
Nest's fanciest thermostat in on sale at Amazon for
$199—down from a $249 list price, and the best price it's been
since Black Friday.
Hacking research, contact tracing, and
Out of work? 40 companies hiring work from home
AMC Cinemas Will No Longer Show Universal Pictures
The world's largest theater chain lashed out when
NBCUniversal said future flicks will be released simultaneously in
theaters and digitally as premium video on demand.
if you're making a mask at home use a combination
of two fabrics for better protection says study
Fairphone 3 can now be bought with a ‘de-googled’
It'll run the privacy-focused, open-source /e/OS.
Install the Latest Windows 10 Patch to Block Two
The best meditation apps for reducing stress
Whether you have half an hour or 2 minutes, these
meditation apps can help you relax, feel less anxious and sleep
Coronavirus testing chief says ‘no way on Earth’ US
can test 5 million a day, despite what Trump says
- There’s “no way on Earth” the U.S. can run
5 million coronavirus tests per day, the top testing official said
in an interview Tuesday morning.
- President Donald Trump said later Tuesday
that the U.S. will “very soon” run 5 million tests per day.
- On Wednesday, Trump denied he said the
U.S. would get to 5 million tests a day, while also saying he does
think the country will reach that milestone.
How Apple's Calendar and Contacts Apps Can Make You
Knowledge is productivity power
Called to an urgent Zoom meeting with HR? It might
be a phishing attack
10 Safari Settings You Should Tweak for Better
Browsing on Mac
Windows 10's pandemic support extension: What it
As Microsoft has lengthened support times for
various versions of Windows 10, it's set up a calendar for later
this year that will create a pile-up of deadlines for itself – and
Unproven Coronavirus Therapy Proves Cash Cow for
Adobe Patches 22 Vulnerabilities in Bridge,
How to Use Microsoft Edge’s QR Code Generator
Since it’s based on the Chromium engine, the same
one that powers Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge often receives the
same functionality as Google’s app.
How to use Console on macOS
Did Nobel Laureate Tasuku Honjo Say COVID-19 Was
Unlike new viruses, quotes can be manufactured with
Logitech's New Keyboard Case Brings a Touchpad to
Older iPads for Half the Cost of Apple's
Sonarworks’s SoundID Listen software aims to wring
better sound out of your headphones
The just-released software for Windows and Mac
customizes and (hopefully) improves the audio your headphones
deliver, based on a personalized profile.
Zero days, botnets, and bogus apps.
Use your Android phone to cast to your TV
Could Now Be the Best Time to Upgrade Your Phone?
Production delays for smartphones could give you
some time to think about what's motivating your purchase.
Army Says It Has Found the Best Fabric for DIY Face
When in Doubt: Hang Up, Look Up, & Call Back
The best internet radio stations:
Streaming tips and our top station picks
We'll show you how to find all the
music you love, no matter what genre floats your boat.
Text ‘bomb’ crashes iPhones, iPads,
Macs and Apple Watches – what you need to know
Lockdown Freebies: Movies, TV, and
Games (Tech News 22nd April 2020)
Maze Ransomware – What You Need to Know