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Firefox Tips and Tricks for Windows 10 users

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/firefox-tips-tricks-for-windows

 

How to Get Custom Themes on Windows 10 (with Stardock Curtains)

https://www.howtogeek.com/681989/how-to-get-custom-themes-on-windows-10-with-stardock-curtains/

 

Carry this 240GB PNY portable SSD around for a ludicrously low $33

Best Buy is selling a PNY 240GB external SSD for just $33. (small capacity, but for lots of users, can hold one or two system image backups)

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3569354/carry-this-240gb-pny-portable-ssd-around-for-a-ludicrously-low-33.html

 

WastedLocker ransomware abuses Windows feature to evade detection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/wastedlocker-ransomware-abuses-windows-feature-to-evade-detection/

 

WhatsApp pilots new feature to fight misinformation: Search the web

https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/04/whatsapp-pilot-search-the-web-fight-spread-of-misinformation/

 

SSD vs SSHD: Are Hybrid Drives Worth It in 202

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ssd-vs-sshd-are-hybrid-drives-worth-it/

 

Google ports its AirDrop-like Nearby Share to Windows via the Chrome browser

Apple's AirDrop may finally have a serious contender.

https://www.windowscentral.com/google-ports-its-airdrop-nearby-share-windows-chrome-browser

 

Textmarker

Create sublime text highlights from different webpages, store and organize them using custom tags, and export the information in JSON format for further use

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Mozilla-Extensions/textMarker-for-Firefox.shtml

 

The 8 Most Common Reasons Why Windows Gets Unresponsive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-common-reasons-why-your-system-is-irresponsive-how-to-solve-them/

 

How to block unwanted app downloads on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge can now block potentially harmful apps from downloading on your device – Here's how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/block-unwanted-app-downloads-microsoft-edge/

 

How To Add Windows 10 Desktop Icons

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-windows-10-desktop-icons/

 

Microsoft Shares Details on New AMD-Powered Cloud Gaming Service

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/637b2848-0617-3bf5-b167-6f1ec904c426/microsoft-shares-details-on.html

 

The biggest problem with Microsoft’s fractured TikTok deal

No one has ever split up a social network along regional lines — is it even possible?

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/4/21354255/microsoft-tiktok-trump-ban-bytedance-china-us-canada

 

Walmart Plus: Price, launch date and everything you need to know

Walmart Plus will soon challenge Amazon Prime

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/walmart-plus-price-launch-date-and-everything-you-need-to-know

 

Google & Amazon Replace Apple as Phishers' Favorite Brands

Google and Amazon were the most imitated brands in the second quarter, knocking out Apple.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/google-and-amazon-replace-apple-as-phishers-favorite-brands/d/d-id/1338572

 

Why you should wrap your car keys in aluminum foil

https://www.komando.com/kims-column/why-you-should-wrap-your-car-keys-in-aluminum-foil/479609/

 

Apple iPhone SE vs. Google Pixel 4a: Which Sub-$400 Phone Is Best?

Google’s $349 Pixel 4a brings some serious competition to the midrange phone market. Is it a better buy than Apple's $399 iPhone SE? We compare the specs to find out.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-pixel-4a-versus-apple-iphone-se-2020

 

How to disable Networking in Windows Sandbox in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-networking-in-windows-sandbox-in-windows-10

 

How to Sort by Date in Microsoft Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/679749/how-to-sort-by-date-in-microsoft-excel/

 

Good gaming headset, great price: The SteelSeries Arctis 1 is just $35 today

Grab a good 3.5mm gaming headset for just $35 today on Amazon.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3569576/good-gaming-headset-great-price-the-steelseries-arctis-1-is-just-35-today.html

 

Newsletter plugin bugs let hackers inject backdoors on 300K sites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/newsletter-plugin-bugs-let-hackers-inject-backdoors-on-300k-sites/

 

More thoughts on growing podcasts

https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/04/more-thoughts-on-growing-podcasts/

 

Browser vs. Third-Party Password Manager: Which Is Best For You?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/browser-vs-third-party-password-manager/

 

Google details how Windows apps will run on its Chromebooks

A partnership with Parallels brings Windows apps to Chromebooks through a virtual machine.

https://www.windowscentral.com/google-details-how-windows-apps-will-run-your-chromebook

 

Soft4Boost Update Checker

This is an accessible and simple software application that can be used to easily check for new program versions in no time at all

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Other-Internet-Related/Soft4Boost-Update-Checker.shtml

 

The 8 Best Computer Temperature Monitor Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-laptop-computer-temperature-monitor-apps-save-hard-drive/

 

Microsoft Defender Antivirus flags CCleaner as unwanted app

Microsoft Defender Antivirus now warns users that CCleaner is a potentially unwanted app because the installer bundles other unnecessary third-party products that can affect the experience.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-defender-antivirus-flags-ccleaner-as-unwanted-app/

 

How To Enable ActiveX On Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/enable-activex-chrome/

 

Trump calls TikTok a hot brand, demands a chunk of its sale price

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-calls-tiktok-hot-brand-185036192.html

 

Apple updates the iMac with new Intel processors and a better webcam

But the design remains the same

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/4/21353899/apple-imac-2020-webcam-price-specs-release-date-announcement

 

Windows 10 just got a new Start menu — how to use it right now

Get the new Windows 10 Start menu up and running on your PC now

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/windows-10-just-got-a-new-start-menu-how-to-use-it-right-now

 

FBI Warns on New E-Commerce Fraud

A wave of new, fraudulent websites has popped up to take advantage of the rise in online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/fbi-warns-on-new-e-commerce-fraud/d/d-id/1338534

 

Amazon scam gets $100K from fire chief and Vietnam vet

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/scammers-get-100k-from-vet/748310/

 

Apple Refreshes 27-Inch iMac With the Latest Chips, More Storage Options

Apple also finally bumped up the iMac’s web camera to 1080p resolution. It's on sale today starting at $1,799.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/apple-refreshes-27-inch-imac-with-the-latest-chips-more-storage-options

 

Printer Spooler error 0x800706B9, Not enough resources available to complete this operation

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-printer-error-0x800706b9

 

7 macOS Tweaks to Boost Your Productivity

https://www.howtogeek.com/678056/7-macos-tweaks-to-boost-your-productivity/

 

Microsoft provides details on Project xCloud's games, and its controllers

Microsoft appears to be streaming games from its xCloud cloud, not your local Xbox console.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3567091/microsoft-will-add-free-project-xcloud-gaming-to-xbox-game-pass-ultimate.html

 

Hackers could have stolen PayPal funds from Meetup users

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-could-have-stolen-paypal-funds-from-meetup-users/

 

Decrypted: How a teenager hacked Twitter, Garmin’s ransomware aftermath

https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/04/decrypted-teenager-twitter-hacker-garmin-ransomware/

 

10 Best Microsoft Edge Flags You Need to Try

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-microsoft-edge-flags/

 

Talks between NVIDIA and SoftBank over the sale of Arm Holdings may have advanced, but this is still a very bad idea

As much as I would love to see what NVIDIA could do with Arm's design team, I don't want it to have control over the industry. Neither should you.

https://www.windowscentral.com/nvidia-buying-arm-really-bad-idea-buying-arm-really-bad-idea

 

Skyperious

Explore, browse through databases, containing Skype conversations, contacts or additional data and edit or merge the information

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Chat/Other-Chat-Tools/Skyperious.shtml

 

9 Awesome Reasons to Use Google Forms

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-awesome-reasons-to-use-google-forms/

 

How to block potentially malicious apps on Windows 10

Windows 10 May 2020 Update ships with a new feature to protect against potentially unwanted apps, and here's how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/block-malicious-apps-windows-10/

 

How To Backup Photos Uploaded To Google Photos

https://www.techjunkie.com/backup-photos-uploaded-google-photos/

 

How to send a text message from your email account

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/send-text-email-account-141446403.html

 

TikTok’s future in the US: all of the news about Microsoft’s deal and Trump’s ban threats

TikTok may get a new owner

https://www.theverge.com/21354287/tiktok-us-trump-bytedance-future-ban-news-updates

 

Forget iPhone SE: Moto's new $400 phone has four cameras and a massive battery

Motorola One Fusion Plus enters the budget arena with some promising features.

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/forget-iphone-se-motos-new-dollar400-phone-has-four-cameras-and-a-massive-battery

 

A Patriotic Solution to the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Why now is the right time for the security industry to invest in the human capital that will make technology better, smarter, and safer.

https://www.darkreading.com/operations/a-patriotic-solution-to-the-cybersecurity-skills-shortage-/a/d-id/1338475

 

New Windows update fixes all these problems

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/windows-update-fixes-annoying-problems/748309/

 

Report: Garmin Paid the Ransomware Demand

The tech company is thought to have used cyber response firm Arete IR to pay the WastedLocker ransomware demand rather than paying it directly.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/report-garmin-paid-the-ransomware-demand-wastedlocker

 

How to auto-delete Google Web & App, Location and YouTube History

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/auto-delete-google-web-app-location-and-youtube-history

 

How to Use BleachBit on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/680813/how-to-use-bleachbit-on-linux/

 

Chromebooks versus Windows laptops: Which should you buy?

In the fight between a Google Chrome OS-powered Chromebook and a Microsoft Windows PC, it boils down to cost versus convenience.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3280998/chromebooks-versus-windows-laptops-which-should-you-buy.html

 

Confirmed: Garmin received decryptor for WastedLocker ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/confirmed-garmin-received-decryptor-for-wastedlocker-ransomware/

 

Microsoft, Amazon back a SoCal company making microchips specifically for voice-based apps

https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/04/microsoft-amazon-back-a-socal-company-making-microchips-specifically-for-voice-based-apps/

 

MATE Review: A Lightweight Desktop Environment for the Nostalgic (another Linux desktop)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mate-review/

 

PowerToys now packs a handy color picker to grab any hue from your screen

Your world is now your oyster. So long as that the world is your monitor, and colors are the oyster.

https://www.windowscentral.com/powertoys-now-packs-handy-color-picker-grab-any-hue-your-screen

 

VeraCrypt Portable

Seamlessly create and conveniently encrypted partitions on your computer to safely store sensitive information using this software solution

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Security/Encrypting/VeraCrypt-Portable.shtml

 

9 Key Tips for Managing and Organizing Your Computer Files

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/creating-order-chaos-9-great-ideas-managing-computer-files/

 

How to enable tab previews with images on Microsoft Edge

Chromium version of Microsoft Edge brings preview for tabs, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-tab-previews-images-microsoft-edge/

 

How To See Your PC’s Windows Experience Index Score In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/windows-experience-index-score-windows-10/

 

8 Tech Accessories you Should Always Keep in Your Car

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/8-tech-accessories-always-keep-170410503.html

 

Android’s ‘Nearby Share’ file sharing feature is finally launching

It only took Google nine years to catch up to AirDrop

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/4/21353020/android-nearby-share-file-sharing-feature-launch-airdrop

 

Watch out for these fake online shopping sites, FBI warns

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/watch-out-for-these-fake-online-shopping-sites-fbi-warns

 

How Should I Securely Destroy/Discard My Devices?

While it is possible to do data destruction in-house, doing it correctly and at scale can be tedious.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/how-should-i-securely-destroy-discard-my-devices/b/d-id/1338358

 

Google just announced $350 loaded phone to take on the iPhone

https://www.komando.com/gadgets/googles-new-inexpensive-smartphone/748189/

 

Trump: If Microsoft Buys TikTok, US Treasury Should Get 'Substantial' Cut

Trump described the transaction as a 'landlord-tenant' relationship, whereby Microsoft will have to pay for the lease to own TikTok. Redmond has until Sept. 15 to make a deal or it'll be banned in the US, Trump says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/trump-if-microsoft-buys-tiktok-treasury-get-substantial-cut

 

How to clean up unused .MSI and .MSP Files from Windows Installer folder

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-clean-up-unused-msi-and-msp-files-from-windows-installer-folder

 

Chromebook perks now include Google's Stadia service

Google's perks offer additional incentives for buying a Chromebook.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3569768/chromebook-perks-now-include-googles-stadia-service.html

 

Windows 10 2004 gets Storage Spaces fix with update KB4568831

Microsoft has fixed the Storage Spaces problems with Windows 10 version 2004. The fix is available now as preview, and it'll be availble to everyone in the coming weeks.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-storage-spaces-fix-kb4568831/

 

Windows 10 Optional Features: A Quick Guide to the Best Extras You May Want

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-optional-features-guide/

 

Twitter warns investors of possible fine from FTC consent order probe

https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/04/twitter-warns-investors-of-possible-fine-from-ftc-consent-order-probe/

 

6 Dangerous Defaults Attackers Love (and You Should Know)

Default configurations can be massive vulnerabilities. Here are a half dozen to check on for your network.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/6-dangerous-defaults-attackers-love-(and-you-should-know)/b/d-id/1338571?_mc=rss_x_drr_edt_aud_dr_x_x-rss-simple

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Experts say more grocery hoarding is coming – here’s what you should stock up on while you can

  - Coronavirus case numbers are skyrocketing across much of the US, and there’s no end in sight to this latest surge in COVID-19 infections.

  - Many experts are now saying that the pandemic situation will likely lead to another big rush of grocery hoarding, so it might be a good idea to stock up on some key essentials before that happens.

  - Best-selling 3-ply coronavirus face masks, popular KN95 face masks for higher-risk situations, and strong hand sanitizer are all at the top of the list, but there are a few more things you should definitely load up on while you still can.

https://bgr.com/2020/08/03/coronavirus-tips-august-2020-second-wave-grocery-hoarding/

 

Chinese artificial intelligence company files $1.4 billion lawsuit against Apple

https://www.yahoo.com/news/chinese-artificial-intelligence-company-files-093809390.html

 

Ransomware Facts, Trends & Statistics for 2020

https://www.safetydetectives.com/blog/ransomware-statistics/

 

Bought a Chromebook released after July 2017? You’ve got Stadia Pro free for three months

https://www.aboutchromebooks.com/news/bought-a-chromebook-released-after-july-2017-youve-got-stadia-pro-free-for-three-months/

 

5 secret identity theft scams targeting senior citizens

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/senior-citizens-identity-theft-online-fraud-protection-221401750.html

 

This might be our first look at the Pixel 5

  - A new Pixel 5 gives us our first look at what seems to be a Google teaser for its upcoming 5G-ready devices.

  - The Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G are both expected to feature 5G connectivity; recent reports have claimed, highlighting discoveries in Google apps code.

  - The leaked teaser seems to confirm those leaks and indicates the Pixel 5 will be slightly smaller than the Pixel 4a 5G.

https://bgr.com/2020/08/03/pixel-5-leaks-5g-teaser-image/

 

All the Ways Your Location Can Be Tracked on an iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/682432/all-the-ways-your-location-can-be-tracked-on-an-iphone/

 

Google details how Windows apps will run on its Chromebooks

A partnership with Parallels brings Windows apps to Chromebooks through a virtual machine.

https://www.windowscentral.com/google-details-how-windows-apps-will-run-your-chromebook

 

Here's How to Report Spammers (and how NOT to)

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_report_spammers_and_how_not_to.html

 

Windows 10: Microsoft fixes these annoying issues as it expands version 2004 rollout

Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2020 update caused a variety of issues for users, which the software giant is now fixing.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-updates-microsoft-fixes-these-annoying-issues-as-it-expands-version-2004-rollout/

 

Make Backups Like a Pro with IBeesoft DBackup

https://www.maketecheasier.com/make-backups-with-ibeesoft-dbackup/

 

How to view split screen on iPad

Use your iOS device for two apps at once

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-split-screen-mode-on-iphone-and-ipad

 

How to change drive label on Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you rename drives to anything you want, and here's how to complete the task on four different ways.

https://pureinfotech.com/change-drive-label-windows-10/

 

Microsoft working on a fix for Windows 10 Sandbox failing to open

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-working-on-a-fix-for-windows-10-sandbox-failing-to-open/

 

The 13 Best Screen Sharing and Remote Access Software

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-easy-screen-sharing-and-remote-access-tools-all-free/

 

Time for Apple to reevaluate how the App Store does business

The App Store is the most contentious business Apple runs, and it needs some fixes.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3569278/time-for-apple-to-reevaluate-how-the-app-store-does-business.html

 

Incognito Mode May Not Work the Way You Think It Does

Every browser has a private mode—but the privacy it offers has a limit.

https://www.wired.com/story/incognito-mode-explainer/

 

7 essential smartphone maintenance tips

https://www.komando.com/video/diy-how-to/7-essential-smartphone-maintenance-tips/682777/

 

SpaceX Eyes Satellite Internet Expansion Amid 'Extraordinary Demand'

After 700,000 people signed up for an email newsletter that will offer more details about the Starlink satellite internet service, SpaceX asks the FCC to bump up the number of user terminals Starlink can run, CNBC reports.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/spacex-reports-huge-demand-for-satellite-internet-service-starlink

 

Netflix is releasing 60 new original movies and shows in August – here’s every single one

  - A new month means a new lineup of exciting original productions from the nation’s top streamer, and Netflix’s August 2020 releases list is packed full of exciting new movies and series.

  - The most hotly anticipated movie release in August has to be the new high-octane thriller Project Power starring Jaime Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and the biggest new season of a popular show this month is definitely Lucifer season 5.

  - There are 60 new Netflix originals set to debut over the course of the month, and we’ll showcase every single one of them for you right here.

https://bgr.com/2020/08/03/netflix-august-2020-releases-list-every-original-movies-and-series/

 

6 Ways to Get More Out of Microsoft Whiteboard

https://www.howtogeek.com/678716/6-ways-to-get-more-out-of-microsoft-whiteboard/

 

3 reasons why it makes sense for Microsoft to take over TikTok in the U.S.

Microsoft, possibly taking over the popular social network TikTok in the U.S., seems weird until you look more closely.

https://www.windowscentral.com/3-reasons-why-tiktok-microsoft

 

How to enable and use Password Monitor in Microsoft Edge

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/password-monitor-in-microsoft-edge

 

[TEN] Easy Ways to Destroy Your Smartphone

https://askbobrankin.com/ten_easy_ways_to_destroy_your_smartphone.html

 

KDE Plasma Desktop review: I'm still not switching from GNOME (KDE is a linux Windows like desktop)

Jack Wallen shares what he likes and dislikes about KDE Plasma and reveals who might be best suited to use the open source desktop.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/kde-plasma-desktop-review-im-still-not-switching-from-gnome/

 

7 Best Smart Flip Phones You Can Buy in 2020

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-flip-phones/

 

Should you buy a second screen? Our guide to buying a cheap TV on the side

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/should-you-buy-a-second-screen-our-guide-to-buying-a-cheap-tv-on-the-side

 

Microsoft Family Safety app now ready for download on Android and iOS

Microsoft Family Safety app for Android and iOS are now ready for download with most of the features planned for the service.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-family-safety-app-android-ios-download/

 

5 severe D-Link router vulnerabilities disclosed, patch now

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/5-severe-d-link-router-vulnerabilities-disclosed-patch-now/

 

How to Convert the MOD Camcorder Video Format to MPG

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/convert-mod-camcorder-video-format-mpg-instantly/

 

Five ways iOS 14 makes your AirPods better

When you upgrade your iPhone this fall, your AirPods will work better and sound better.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3568192/five-ways-ios-14-makes-your-airpods-better.html

 

Google Has 5 Exciting Upgrades For Google Chrome Browser Users

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2020/08/02/google-chrome-performance-security-feature-payment-windows-10-android-ios-upgrades/

 

Is private browsing really private? Tricks to stay truly hidden online

https://www.komando.com/video/komando-picks/is-private-browsing-really-private-tricks-to-stay-truly-hidden-online/683007/

 

DualShock 4 Controllers Can't Be Used to Play PS5 Games

Sony confirms its current-gen controller won't work with next-gen games, but other peripherals will function.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/dualshock-4-controllers-cant-be-used-to-play-ps5-games

 

Google just announced the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5

  - Google announced the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5 on Monday.

  - The Pixel 4a will be the first Google phone to feature a hole-punch cutout for the selfie camera on the display and will ship on August 20th for $349 in Just Black.

  - The Pixel 4a (5G) will cost $499, and both it and the Pixel 5 will go on sale this fall.

https://bgr.com/2020/08/03/google-pixel-4a-price-release-date-announcement/

 

How to Disable Google Meet in Gmail on iPhone, Android, and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/682574/how-to-hide-google-meet-in-gmail-on-iphone-ipad-on-android/

 

President Trump 'doesn't mind' if Microsoft buys TikTok clearing path for acquisition

Cue up the Steve Ballmer dance.
https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-reportedly-talks-buy-out-us-portion-tiktok

 

Daylight Saving Time (DST) setting causes high CPU & memory usage on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/dst-setting-causes-high-cpu-memory-usage

 

[HOWTO] Add a Second Line to Your Smartphone

https://askbobrankin.com/howto_add_a_second_line_to_your_smartphone.html

 

Top 10 apps every iOS user should download

Check out a developer's picks of 10 essential iOS apps, which focus on security, productivity, and more.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/top-10-apps-every-ios-user-should-download/

 

How to Fix “Your Connection Is Not Private” in Google Chrome

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-connection-is-not-private-chrome/

 

How to change your Instagram password or reset it

Need to change your Instagram password? Here's how

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-change-your-instagram-password-or-reset-it

 

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 5400 AND 7200 RPM HARD DRIVES?

If you're trying to decide between a 5400 RPM and a 7200 RPM hard drive, in this guide, we'll see the difference between the two and when you should get each one.

https://pureinfotech.com/difference-5400-7200-rpm-hard-drives/

 

How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/how-to-stop-microsoft-edge-launching-automatically-on-login/

 

7 Novel Ways to Use the Windows 10 Game Bar

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ways-to-use-windows-10-game-bar/

 

Best wireless earbuds: Free yourself from the tyranny of cords

Our top picks offer a comfortable fit, good battery life, and great audio.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3241464/best-wireless-earbuds-airpods-alternatives.html

 

Google starts testing its replacement for third-party cookies

Chrome will drop third-party cookie support when the tokens are ready.

https://www.engadget.com/google-tests-ad-trust-tokens-223104543.html

 

Dangerous malware has a new trick: Stealing your email attachments

https://www.komando.com/news/nasty-botnet-returns/746943/

 

Report: iPhone 12 Launching in Two Stages

Supply chain reports suggest the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will launch first, followed by 6.7-inch and 5.4-inch models a few weeks later.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/report-iphone-12-launching-in-two-stages

 

Apple’s 5.4-inch iPhone 12 may prove to be more popular than Apple expects

  - Apple this year will release four new iPhone 12 models, include a low-end device with a 5.4-inch display.

  - Apple’s iPhone 12 will be the first smartphone from Apple to support 5G connectivity.

  - Apple’s iPhone 12 will likely be released in October or November due to various delays stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

https://bgr.com/2020/07/30/iphone-12-release-5-4-inch-model-size-comparison/

 

How to Use the ss Command on Linux

https://www.howtogeek.com/681468/how-to-use-the-ss-command-on-linux/

 

Google ports its AirDrop-like Nearby Share to Windows via the Chrome browser

Apple's AirDrop may finally have a serious contender.

https://www.windowscentral.com/google-ports-its-airdrop-nearby-share-windows-chrome-browser

 

How to keep using an external monitor with laptop lid closed

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/keep-using-an-external-monitor-with-laptop-lid-closed

 

Geekly Update - 29 July 2020

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_29_july_2020.html

 

Security analysts: Industry has not solved the talent gap or provided clear career paths

New survey finds that cybersecurity professionals want more training to keep up with the threat landscape and learn new software platforms.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/security-analysts-industry-has-not-solved-the-talent-gap-or-provided-clear-career-paths/

 

Xfce Review: A Lean, Mean Linux Machine (Xfce is another Linux desktop with less functionality and code to execute than KDE or GNOME the heavyweight desktops, and great for old or new computers)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/xfce-review/

 

How your employees can claim back expenses when working remotely

Process all of your business expenses with one of these cloud-based software solutions

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-your-employees-can-claim-back-expenses-when-working-remotely

 

SHOULD I INSTALL WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2004 ON MY PC? YES, BUT IT DEPENDS.

Is it safe to update to Windows 10 version 2004? Best answer: Yes, but you should still proceed with caution – here's why and what you should do.

https://pureinfotech.com/should-install-windows-10-2004-now/

 

Remove unwanted Windows 10 apps with this new open source tool

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/remove-unwanted-windows-10-apps-with-this-new-open-source-tool/

 

Microsoft Edge Is Reborn: How Does It Compare to the Old Legacy Version?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-edge-reborn-compare-old-legacy-version/

 

How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

Put your old iPhone to good use.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3535196/how-to-use-your-iphone-as-a-webcam-for-video-conferencing-and-virtual-meetings.html

 

Apex Legends player suggests 4 simple changes to improve the game

https://www.dexerto.com/apex-legends/apex-legends-player-suggests-4-simple-changes-to-improve-the-game-1400289

 

Nearly 400 million stolen records exposed on Dark Web – Find out if your data is at risk

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/400-million-stolen-records-exposed/747687/

 

Bethesda Offers Quake for Free During QuakeCon 2020

The 24-year-old FPS can be downloaded using the Bethesda launcher between Aug. 7-9.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/bethesda-offers-quake-for-free-during-quakecon-2020-pc-gaming

 

Stop paying for iCloud – Google One will now back up your iPhone for free

  - Google One is a cloud storage service that now offers free phone backups on iOS and Android.

  - Anyone with a Google account can now use the Google One app and their free 15GB of storage space to back up all of their photos, videos, and documents.

  - If you need more than 15GB of cloud storage, you can upgrade to one of the paid tiers starting at $1.99 a month for 100GB of storage and additional membership perks.

https://bgr.com/2020/07/30/google-one-free-phone-backup-ios-android/

 

Reolink Argus 3 security camera review: New look, same great performance

This outdoor wireless security camera gets a spotlight, color night vision, and a cosmetic makeover while retaining the simplicity we love.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3569372/reolink-argus-3-review.html

 

20 US states are working on contact tracing apps using Google and Apple tracking tech

These states cover roughly 45% of the US population

https://tinyurl.com/yygddptf 

 

 

This Storage Processor could deliver a massive boost to your SSD performance

Pliops’ Storage Processor promises to boost SSD performance 10x and cuts latencies

https://www.techradar.com/news/this-storage-processor-will-could-deliver-a-massive-boost-to-your-ssd-performance

 

Microsoft Outlook crashes, deletes mails for some POP accounts

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-outlook-crashes-deletes-mails-for-some-pop-accounts/

 

Understanding how iCloud Photos optimizes photo storage and keeps your originals

Apple makes it possible to have thumbnails of a much larger media collection, but always retains the full-resolution versions.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3568256/understanding-how-icloud-photos-optimizes-photo-storage-and-keeps-your-originals.html

 

Watch out for this clever Netflix email scam that can drain your bank account

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/netflix-email-scam-can-drain-your-bank-account/747686/

 

Report: Android 11 Is Scrapping Lock Screen Album Art

Google's latest version of Android will stick to a simple control banner.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/report-android-11-scraps-lock-screen-album-art

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How to Pin Portable Apps to the Start Menu in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/pin-portable-apps-to-the-start-menu-in-windows-10

 

How to Quickly Create a Reminder on iPhone and iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/680819/how-to-quickly-create-a-reminder-on-iphone-and-ipad/

 

What’s the Difference Between an Email Account, an Email Address, an Email Program, and an Email Service?

Terminology around email can be confusing, and lead to incorrect answers to misstated questions. I'll review some common and important terms.

https://askleo.com/differences-email-account-address-program-service/

 

Download individual Microsoft Windows files (exe, dll, sys) from Microsoft with Winbindex

(sometimes you may get a message of a Windows system file missing or corrupt. This is a safer source for downloading individual files than searches on the Internet (potential malware with file name you need))

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/07/23/download-individual-microsoft-windows-files-exe-dll-sys-from-microsoft-with-winbindex/

 

Best Wi-Fi 6 Router in 2020

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-wi-fi-6-router

 

How to Completely Block Internet Access for Specific Android Apps

https://www.maketecheasier.com/block-internet-access-for-specific-android-apps/

 

Free Up Space in Your Google Account So You Can Back Up Your Phone

https://lifehacker.com/free-up-space-in-your-google-account-so-you-can-back-up-1844563173

 

Microsoft's PowerToys 0.20 adds a built-in Windows 10 Color Picker

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-powertoys-020-adds-a-built-in-windows-10-color-picker/

 

17-year-old accused of masterminding Twitter bitcoin scam

  - A 17-year-old in Tampa, Florida, is accused of taking over the Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama and numerous other celebrities to scam people into sending the teen bitcoin. 

  - The teen, whose name and photo CNBC is not publishing because the teen is a minor, was arrested and charged, the office of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Friday. 

  - Warren’s office has filed 30 felony charges against the 17-year-old.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/31/twitter-bitcoin-scam-masterminded-by-17-year-old.html

 

World War II's Indelible Influence on Technology

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/World-War-IIs-Indelible-Influence-on-Technology-86775.html

 

ANIMAL PORTRAITS THEME FOR WINDOWS 10 (DOWNLOAD)

https://pureinfotech.com/animal-portraits-theme-windows-10-download/

 

Missing or Broken Mouse? Operate Windows With Only Your Keyboard

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/missing-or-broken-mouse-operate-windows-completely-from-your-keyboard/

 

My feature-rich and minimal Linux terminal

These apps and themes help make my terminal my own.

https://opensource.com/article/20/7/minimal-linux-terminal?sc_cid=7013a000002gmubAAA

 

Apple Watch 6 leak reveals a battery boost

The Apple Watch 6 may get a battery upgrade, but it's not all good news

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-watch-6-leak-reveals-battery-boost-but-theres-a-catch

 

Florida Teen Charged in Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Theft

https://www.securityweek.com/florida-teen-charged-massive-twitter-hack-bitcoin-theft

 

How to Get Started in Esports: What You Need to Know

Feel like traditional sports are a drag but not sure how to get into esports? We’ll show you how to get started.

https://whatnerd.com/how-to-get-started-in-esports/

 

Apple Reportedly Eyes Turning iPhones Into Payment Terminals

https://gizmodo.com/apple-reportedly-eyes-turning-iphones-into-payment-term-1844586766

 

Apple confirms iPhone 12 will launch ‘a few weeks later’ than usual

https://9to5mac.com/2020/07/30/apple-confirms-2020-iphones-will-launch-a-few-weeks-later-than-usual/

 

Twitter says hackers used a telephone to fool staff and gain access

Details released so far suggest the hackers started by using the old-fashioned method of talking their way past security.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/twitter-says-hackers-used-telephone-fool-staff-gain-access-n1235466

 

How hackers took over Twitter – and the lesson we can learn from it

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/how-hackers-took-over-twitter-and-the-lesson-we-can-learn-from-it/746308/

 

Microsoft Confirms It's in Talks to Acquire TikTok in the US

It's not a done deal. 'These discussions are preliminary and there can be no assurance that a transaction which involves Microsoft will proceed,' the company says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/trump-bans-tiktok-united-states

 

Sticky Notes fails to reopen, when closed accidentally

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/sticky-notes-fails-to-reopen-when-closed-accidentally

 

How to Collaborate on a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

https://www.howtogeek.com/681526/how-to-collaborate-on-a-microsoft-powerpoint-presentation/

 

How Do You Delete Things from the Internet? – Why the Internet is Forever, Except When It’s Not

Realistically, it's impossible to delete things from the internet. Yet in an apparent contradiction in terms, if you happen to delete something in your control, you also can't get it back.

https://askleo.com/the-internet-is-forever/

 

Open a list of webpages in one go with the Bulk URL Opener extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/07/22/open-a-list-of-webpages-in-one-go-with-the-bulk-url-opener-extension-for-firefox-and-chrome/

 

Best Cheap Windows 10 Tablets in 2020

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-cheap-windows-10-tablets

 

Using The Windows 10 Factory Reset Cloud Option

https://www.maketecheasier.com/using-windows10-factory-reset-cloud-option/

 

How to Spot the Latest Netflix Phishing Scam

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-spot-the-latest-netflix-phishing-scam-1844545024

 

Samsung is reportedly building an Exynos CPU for Windows 10 PCs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/samsung-is-reportedly-building-an-exynos-cpu-for-windows-10-pcs/

 

Tech competitors are ‘blown away’ by Congress’ CEO grilling and hopeful for antitrust reform

  - Tech competitors who have spoken out against Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google expressed optimism about Wednesday’s hearing featuring the CEOs of the four companies.

  - While topics jumped from antitrust to censorship, three competitors who have spoken out said the hearing largely succeeded in showing something is wrong in monopolistic digital markets.

  - The hearing also sent a message to the antitrust regulators looking into Big Tech that Congress supports their inquiries.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/31/big-tech-competitors-were-blown-away-by-house-antitrust-ceo-hearing.html

 

New Security Hole Puts Windows and Linux Users at Risk

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/New-Security-Hole-Puts-Windows-and-Linux-Users-at-Risk-86778.html

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2004 AUTOMATIC UPGRADE BEGINS FOR PCS REACHING END OF SERVICE

Microsoft begins the automatic upgrade of Windows 10 version 2004 for devices reaching end of service automatically.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-automatic-upgrade-end-service/

 

How to Establish Remote Desktop Access to Ubuntu From Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-establish-simple-remote-desktop-access-between-ubuntu-and-windows/

 

4 Mac terminal customizations even a curmudgeon can love

Open source means I can find Linux familiarity on any terminal.

https://opensource.com/article/20/7/mac-terminal?sc_cid=7013a000002gmubAAA

 

No, going Incognito doesn’t hide your web activity from your boss or school

Technically, private browsing online does give you a clean slate, but Google's Incognito and Microsoft’s InPrivate mode aren’t protective shields.

https://theprint.in/tech/no-going-incognito-doesnt-hide-your-web-activity-from-your-boss-or-school/472556/

 

Autofill Through Biometric Authentication Coming to Chrome

https://www.securityweek.com/autofill-through-biometric-authentication-coming-chrome

 

How to Play Retro Video Games Without the Original Gaming Consoles

Want to play retro games, but don’t have the original console? Here’s how to start reliving the classics without owning a physical console.

https://whatnerd.com/how-to-play-retro-video-games/

 

Three Charged in the Single Worst Hack in Twitter's History [Updated]

https://gizmodo.com/lone-florida-teen-charged-in-the-single-worst-hack-in-t-1844575136

 

American Airlines offering Apple TV+ shows as free in-flight entertainment

https://9to5mac.com/2020/08/02/american-airlines-apple-tv-plus/#more-659652

 

Volunteer hacker army boosts U.S. election cybersecurity

Networks remain "absolutely ripe for a disruptive or destructive attack by a capable adversary," one cybersecurity official said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/volunteer-hacker-army-boosts-u-s-election-cybersecurity-n1235324

 

Cybercriminals are going after the US power grid

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/cybercriminals-attacking-us-power-grid/747965/

 

17-Year-Old Arrested in Florida for Hacking High-Profile Twitter Accounts

Officials in Florida say a local teenager named Graham Ivan Clark has been charged with hijacking dozens of Twitter accounts belonging to celebrities and selling access to them.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/alleged-mastermind-behind-twitter-hack-a-17-year-old-gets-arrested

 

How to clear browsing data of Edge Legacy using Edge Chromium

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-clear-browsing-data-of-edge-legacy-using-edge-chromium

 

How to Add a Hanging Indent in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/682228/how-to-add-a-hanging-indent-in-microsoft-word/

 

What Is SupportAssist and Should I Let It Run?

While I don't recommend third-party driver update tools, the tools provided by your computer's manufacturer are a different story.

https://askleo.com/what-is-supportassist-and-should-i-let-it-run/

 

Microsoft Edge gets dedicated option to launch site in Internet Explorer Mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/07/21/microsoft-edge-gets-dedicated-option-to-launch-site-in-internet-explorer-mode/

 

2020 is AMD's moment to shine, but they still have challenges from Intel

AMD is having a very good 2020, and it is finally confronting Intel in the laptop market. But there are still many challenges. Here are a few.

https://www.windowscentral.com/5-reasons-amd-vs-intel-laptops

 

Ubuntu vs. Linux Mint: Which One Should You Use?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/ubuntu-vs-linux-mint/

 

Should You Sign Up for 100GB of Free Dropbox Storage on Your Chromebook?

https://lifehacker.com/should-you-sign-up-for-100gb-of-free-dropbox-storage-fo-1844531057

 

New ‘Meow’ attack has deleted almost 4,000 unsecured databases

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-meow-attack-has-deleted-almost-4-000-unsecured-databases/

 

Facebook will add music videos after deals with labels

  - Facebook plans to launch music videos starting Saturday after reaching deals with a slew of music companies. 

  - In a company blog post, the company announced deals with Sony Music Group, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Merlin, BMG, Kobalt and other independent music groups to launch music videos on its platform.  

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/31/facebook-will-add-music-videos-after-deals-with-labels.html

 

Amazon Gives Alexa App a Makeover

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/Amazon-Gives-Alexa-App-a-Makeover-86777.html

 

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO UPGRADE TO A NEW VERSION OF WINDOWS 10

If you're wondering when you can safely install a new version of Windows 10, you're not the only one. Here's an answer that will help you to understand when you should upgrade.

https://pureinfotech.com/when-best-time-upgrade-new-version-windows-10/

 

Ubuntu Remote Desktop: Easy, Built-In, VNC Compatible

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-remote-desktop-builtin-vnc-compatible-dead-easy/

 

Wyze's new people detection forces a price hike, but existing subscribers get a reprieve

The pricier Cam Plus plan, complete with Wyze’s revamped people detection feature, is replacing the old Complete Motion Capture plan, but current subscribers won’t see any price hikes for a year.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3569275/wyzes-new-people-detection-forces-a-price-hike-but-existing-subscribers-get-a-reprieve.html

 

Extend your desktop to a 15.6-inch portable monitor for just $149

Save $50 on an HD display with 100% of the sRGB gamut and connections for both HDMI and USB-C.

https://www.cnet.com/news/extend-your-desktop-to-a-15-6-inch-portable-monitor-for-just-149/

 

BootHole Patches Causing Many Systems to Become Unbootable

https://www.securityweek.com/boothole-patches-causing-many-systems-become-unbootable

 

Firefox Browser Use Drops As Mozilla's Worst Microsoft Edge Fears Come True

https://hothardware.com/news/microsoft-edge-mozilla-firefox-market-share-desktop-browser

 

Chrome OS Could Soon Be Connecting With Your Android Phone in a Welcome Way

https://gizmodo.com/chrome-os-could-soon-be-connecting-with-your-android-ph-1844547490

 

Apple asks UK retail landlords to cut rent by 50% and offer a ‘rent-free period’ due to COVID-19

https://9to5mac.com/2020/08/02/apple-rent-cut-uk-landlords/#more-659638

 

NBC's Peacock added 10 million signups in just three months

“People are watching more frequently and for much longer than we projected,” NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell said.

https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/nbc-s-peacock-added-10-million-subscribers-just-three-months-n1235309

 

Scam alert: Mysterious seeds from China showing up in mailboxes

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/unsolicited-seeds-from-china-arrive-in-mail/747566/

 

Twitter Blames Epic Hack on 'Phone Spear Phishing' Scheme That Duped Employees

The term spear phishing means the hackers researched their targets, and then came up with a ploy to manipulate them into giving up login credentials for Twitter’s systems. 

https://www.pcmag.com/news/twitter-blames-epic-hack-on-phone-spear-phishing-scheme-that-duped-employees

 

How to Remap and Launch any Program with Scroll Lock key on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/remap-and-launch-any-program-with-scroll-lock-key

 

Why You Should Offload Your iPhone and iPad Apps

https://www.howtogeek.com/681877/why-you-should-offload-your-iphone-and-ipad-apps/

 

Avoiding Windows 10 Update Restarts at Inopportune Times – Simple Solutions Avoiding Hacks

Windows Update has been known to cause Windows restarts at inopportune times. I'll outline the approach I recommend to keep restarts in control.

https://askleo.com/avoiding-windows-10-update-restarts-at-inopportune-times-simple-solutions-avoiding-hacks/

 

Get a report of your computer's components with Basic Hardware Inventory

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/07/19/get-a-report-of-your-computers-components-with-basic-hardware-inventory/

 

How to password protect OneNote section on Windows 10

You can protect sections of OneNote with passwords to add an extra layer of security, and in this guide, we'll outline the steps to complete the task.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-password-protect-onenote-section-windows-10

 

How to Improve Your Linux PC Audio with PulseEffects

https://www.maketecheasier.com/improve-linux-pc-audio-with-pulseeffects/

 

Update Your Password Whenever You Get a Random 2FA Request

https://lifehacker.com/update-your-password-whenever-you-get-a-random-2fa-requ-1844571471

 

Microsoft Edge now blocks abusive notifications to reduce web spam

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-edge-now-blocks-abusive-notifications-to-reduce-web-spam/

 

Apple suggests new iPhones won’t arrive in September

  - Apple Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri suggested during the company’s fiscal third-quarter 2020 earnings call on Thursday that new iPhones may not launch in September as they typically do.

  - Maestri didn’t expand on the topic, but Apple sometimes announces new iPhones in September and then sells them later.

  - In its earnings report earlier this week, Qualcomm said that it expects 5G handset shipments will be 15% lower year over year in the quarter ending in September due to an unnamed customer delaying a “global 5G flagship phone launch.”

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/30/apple-iphone-12-delay-noted-during-earnings-call.html

 

Garmin Confirms Services Upended by Ransomware Attack

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/Garmin-Confirms-Services-Upended-by-Ransomware-Attack-86776.html

 

How to enable quiet notification requests on Microsoft Edge

You can now prevent websites from showing prompts to request to enable notifications, and here's how to turn on the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-quiet-notification-requests-microsoft-edge/

 

How to Remote Control Linux From Windows

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remote-control-linux-windows/

 

Apple Music FAQ: The ins and outs of Apple's streaming music service

What kind of playlists can I create? Will Apple Music replace iTunes? We have the answers, and more.

https://www.techhive.com/article/2934744/apple-music-faq-the-ins-and-outs-of-apples-new-streaming-music-service.html

 

Microsoft Expands Windows 10 Version 2004 Rollout

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/238585/microsoft-expands-windows-10-version-2004-rollout

 

Cybercriminals Could Be Cloning Payment Cards Using Stolen EVM Data

https://www.securityweek.com/cybercriminals-could-be-cloning-payment-cards-using-stolen-evm-data

 

Microsoft Investigates Why Windows 10 May 2020 Updates Are Slowing Some PCs To A Crawl

https://hothardware.com/news/microsoft-investigates-windows-update-issues

 

This Joystick For Your Tongue Could Be a More Inclusive Controller For Future Devices (wonder if paraplegics could benefit from something like this)

https://gizmodo.com/i-guess-a-joystick-for-your-tongue-is-better-than-licki-1844544921

 

Comment: What’s the best email app for the Mac (Updated for 2020)

https://9to5mac.com/2020/08/02/whats-the-best-email-app-for-mac/#more-554394

 

Dark money and PAC's coordinated 'reopen' push are behind doctors' viral hydroxychloroquine video

The virality of the video underscores the difficulty in moderating coronavirus misinformation as treatments and public health responses have become more political.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/dark-money-pac-s-coordinated-reopen-push-are-behind-doctors-n1235100

 

Amazon security settings you must change: Order history, searches, recordings

https://www.komando.com/video/security/amazon-security-settings-you-must-change-order-history-searches-recordings/685506/

 

Apple's Next iPhone Will Arrive a 'Few Weeks' Later Than Usual

'As you know, last year we started selling new iPhones in September. This year, we project supply to be available a few weeks later,' Apple's CFO says.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/next-iphone-will-arrive-a-few-weeks-later-than-usual

 

Windows 10 does not remember window position and size

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-does-not-remember-window-position-and-size

 

Windows 10 version 2004 may show "no Internet" even though there is Internet access

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/07/19/windows-10-version-2004-may-show-no-internet-even-though-there-is-internet-access/

 

Cinnamon Desktop Review: A Very User-Friendly Desktop Environment

https://www.maketecheasier.com/cinnamon-desktop-review/

 

Bill Aimed at Ending 'Warrant-Proof' Encryption Introduced in House

https://www.securityweek.com/bill-aimed-ending-warrant-proof-encryption-introduced-house

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