New Gorilla Glass is wildly better, and more tech
Kernel-panic (you should read this if you own and
use a credit card)
Amazon just took $250 off this next-level Samsung
phone, today only
Why You Should Offload Your iPhone and iPad Apps
What Laptop Would You Buy for $1500? My Choice, and
My Recommendation for You
This is a question I generally avoid answering, but
I will anyway. The problem is I can't really tell you what to
purchase, since your needs are undoubtedly different than mine.
Fortnite maker: ‘Apple has locked down and
crippled’ the App Store
- Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney said that
Apple’s App Store is a “absolute monopoly” on CNBC’s Squawk Alley
- He also criticized Google for its store
policies, including “user interface barriers and obstruction” that
make it hard to install software on Android phones without Google
- Sweeney’s comments are some of the loudest
from a prominent developer publicly criticizing Apple and Google’s
app store practices ahead of a congressional panel where Apple CEO
Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai will likely face questioning
about their software store policies.
Microsoft releases some 'optional, non-security,
C/D Week' Win10 patches. Avoid them.
In a return to its boorish behavior, Microsoft
released several Windows 10 patches, presumably to preview
non-security fixes as well as another .NET preview. Microsoft had
stopped releasing these confusing middle-of-the-month patches in
March, citing “the public health situation.” The patches are back
Garmin knocked out by ransomware attack
Will fitness tracker manufacturer be able to step
up its security?
Galaxy Tab S7 specs leak weeks before Samsung
Galaxy Tab S7 specs leak reveals hardware
Intel delays its 7-nanometer chips for PCs
The tech giant discovers a defect in its
How to Use Google Maps Cycling Directions
Use the Google bike route planner to find the best
Factory recovery - Create a Custom Recovery
How to connect Google Calendar to Outlook web
Microsoft brings Google Calendar integration to
Outlook on the web, and here's how to set up the feature.
How to Do More With Windows 10 Using PowerToys
PS5 is becoming a must-have console — and Xbox
Series X isn't
The PS5's focus on exclusivity may work in its
Politician Amongst Those Who Had Their Direct
Messages Accessed During Twitter Hack
Upgrade to a pixel-packed 4K display for only $229
Amazon is selling a 60Hz AOC 4K monitor for
What Did People Use Before Google to Search the
Roku's 'neutral platform' days are over
Framing itself as an open platform was great for
growth, but not so much for making money.
Website Security Breach Exposes 1 Million DNA
Did you order groceries online? Your info could be
for sale on the Dark Web
NBA Taps Microsoft to Place Fans Virtually Into
No physical fans, no problem. Microsoft is helping
the NBA to beam in fans virtually into the basketball arenas when
the season restarts next week.
Could your Fitbit or Apple Watch detect early
Lost Outlook’s Search Tab? Here’s How to Restore It
Are You Ready for Your Computer to be Stolen?
You might lose your hardware and any un-backed-up
data on it, and possibly give a thief access to it all! I'll cover
a few of the basics. A stolen computer or lost computer can open
the doors to all sorts of havoc if you're not prepared.
States probe Apple for potential consumer
- Texas is among a group of states whose
attorneys general are probing Apple over a potential consumer
protection law violation, according to a document obtained by the
Tech Transparency Project through an open records request.
- The document, first reported by Axios,
says Texas’ attorney general office “anticipates litigation in
- The document does not detail the scope of
the investigation, and the Texas Deceptive Practices Act covers a
wide range of potential harms.
Advisories and mitigations, oh my! Critical updates
for Windows this July
July's Patch Tuesday update round-up deals with 123
separate security vulnerabilities, including an urgent issue with
Microsoft Outlook and a very serious flaw in Windows
UK Government chose not to investigate if Russian
hackers interfered in Brexit referendum, report reveals
No-one in Government knew if Russia had interfered
in the EU vote, and they actively avoided any effort to ask
questions to find out…
Microsoft Surface Duo -- another clue alludes to a
fast-approaching launch date
More proof points to Microsoft Surface Duo's
Apple and Verizon partner on robocall protection
Silence Junk Callers is designed to automatically
send spam calls to your voicemail without ever ringing your phone.
The 10 Best Kid Coloring Apps of 2020
Coloring pleasure for kids or kids-at-heart
How to Enable or Disable DNS over HTTPS (DoH) in
How to fix network discovery on Windows 10
If network discovery isn't working on Windows 10,
you can try these five solutions to troubleshoot and fix the
The Fruitiest Pi Yet: Raspberry Pi 4 8GB Is As
Smooth As Cream
Coinbase stopped scammers from stealing an extra
$280,000 during Twitter hack
Your next smartphone will be a lot harder to
Corning's Gorilla Glass Victus is a significant
improvement in scratch prevention.
Get a brand-new iPhone SE for just $5 a month and
half off activation at Verizon
Your Phone Is About to Charge a Lot Faster, but
That Might Not Be a Good Thing
Ecobee SmartCamera review: If you can tolerate a
subscription, this security cam has more features than most
This combo camera/Amazon Alexa-compatible smart
speaker can also serve as a security system hub, evidence that
Ecobee has greater smart home ambitions than most.
Vulnerability in Cisco Firewalls Exploited Shortly
How to use Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge to
remember your passwords
Singaporean Man Working for China Used Social
Networks to Recruit Spies
Dickson Yeo admitted to using various social media
sites to help him identify Americans—including US military and
government officials—who had access to confidential information.
Google reportedly scraped data on how competitors'
apps are used on Android — and the revelation could complicate
looming antitrust investigations into the company
How to Stop Safari From Launching Apps on iPhone
“This Device Is Working Properly” – When Device
Manager Lies, and What to Do Instead
"This device is working properly" is a often a lie.
I'll review what it really means, and where you need to look
instead since it's not telling you what you really want to know.
Microsoft’s slowdown in search advertising could
spell tough news ahead for Google
- Google parent company Alphabet is less
diversified than Microsoft.
- Alphabet Class A shares were trading lower
on Thursday after Microsoft reported second-quarter results that
showed double-digit search declines.
Outlook went down for four hours Wednesday. What
The version of Outlook that runs on Windows PCs
suddenly stopped working worldwide on Wednesday. The outage wasn’t
caused by a bad patch. It wasn’t restored by an update. Microsoft
isn’t saying much, but there’s a plausible explanation - and it’s
Mitre, the creepy company checking your
fingerprints on Facebook for the US Government
Intel delays 7nm CPUs — and that's great news for
Intel's 7nm CPUs will now arrive in 2022 or 2023
Best projector for home theater in 2020
From portable projectors to 1080p home theater
models to 4K HDR light cannons, these are the best projectors for
Properly Label Your Smart Plugs With the Google
New update will separate the lights from the fans
How to Link Android Phone to Windows 10 PC
Microsoft Launcher version 6 releases with new
codebase and features
Microsoft Launcher version 6 arrives for Android
users with a bunch of features and improvements – here's all you
need to know.
How to Speed Up Your Amazon Fire TV Stick
What is Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus?
Gorilla Glass Victus launched: Here's everything
you need to know about it. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 could be the
first device to sport the new aluminosilicate glass.
Why Are Digital Console Games More Expensive Than
Ever wonder why digital games are more expensive
than physical copies? Find out why digital copies rarely go down
Add a gigabit ethernet port to your Thunderbolt
MacBook for just $23
Stream Zoom calls with confidence.
How to Create the Perfect Two-Computer Setup
Asustor AS5202T (Nimbustor 2) NAS review: Media
storage and streaming that's a cut above
Ramp up your home network performance with this
dual 2.5GbE NAS box. It's fast and even boosts throughput on mere
Multi-Platform Malware Framework Linked to North
9 brilliant things to do with that old cellphone
you have lying around
'Kernel Panic' Episode 2: How Brett Johnson Turned
Credit Card Fraud Into a Business
On the latest episode of Kernel Panic, find out how
the internet turned credit card fraud into an industry.
Best Wireless Chargers for Your Smartphone
5 Tips for Building Your First PC
How to Protect Data on a Laptop – The 4 Most
You REALLY need to protect your sensitive data if
your laptop runs even the slightest risk of being stolen. It's
critical that you protect it (and yourself) with these four
appropriate security steps.
Why everyone is talking about the A.I. text
generator released by an Elon Musk-backed lab
- A new computer system that can generate
entire songs, stories, and essays on its own has taken many people
- The software, known as GPT-3, was
developed by a team of researchers and engineers who work at
OpenAI in San Francisco.
- However, it’s proving controversial as it
sometimes produces offensive content.
When will Apple break up iTunes for Windows?
One year on and Windows users are still stranded
Career Notes podcast – Have to be able to
communicate to everybody
Windows 10 Your Phone could pick up these awesome
new features to manage your smartphone
Your Phone is a must-download for Android users on
Instacart user data for sale on the dark web,
The data appears to involve more than 270,000
Protect Your Android From BlackRock, the Latest
If that sudden Google update looks fake, it
How to Automatically Turn Off Wi-Fi Upon Ethernet
Connect in Windows
How to restore Registry from its secret backup on
Windows 10 secretly makes a backup of the Registry
in a RegBack folder, and you can use it to manually restore your
computer to a working condition – Here's how.
5 Time-Saving Websites & Apps for the Best
This new Windows 10 tool could make your next video
call much less awkward
"Eye Contact" wants to make video calls on Windows
10 less awkward - but there's a catch
Music Is Better Than Ever! It’s Just Harder to Find
Some people will always loudly declare that things
aren't as good as they used to be, but that's anything but true
when it comes to music. You just need to be willing to dig a
Sabrent's ludicrously fast 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD
plummets to $170 (if you don't have a very recent computer, you
don't have PCIe 4.0, so ignore this)
A third-party retailer on Amazon is selling
Sabrent's PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD for $30 off.
Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for
Plex is targeting channel-surfing cord-cutters,
adding 80-plus channels to its free streaming TV service
Reuters, Fubo Sports Network, The Bob Ross Channel,
Kidoodle TV, and more are now streaming on Plex, and they’re all
free (though ad-supported).
Researchers Disclose New Methods for Replacing
Content in Signed PDF Files
Amazon Prime scam: This phone call is conning
How to Protect Yourself Online With Disposable
Credit Card Numbers
Scammers can’t steal your real credit card number
if they never see it. We offer four options that help you protect
your bottom line by using disposable credit card numbers when you
make purchases online.
I've been using Apple's big new iPhone update for a
full week — here are 8 of the most useful features I've found so
How to download Windows 10 1909 ISO after 2004
It's possible to download the Windows 10 November
2019 Update ISO file if you must downgrade from the May 2020
Update, and in this guide, you'll learn how to complete the
How to recover an accidentally deleted Spotify
Did you just zap a Spotify playlist you’ve been
working on for years? All is not lost.
Save up to $350 on the Apple iPad Pro (2018) at