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How to Improve Sound on Your Android Phone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/improve-sound-android/

 

HELP, Evil Spammers Hijacked my Email!

https://askbobrankin.com/help_evil_spammers_hijacked_my_email.html

 

AlephNote is a lightweight client for Simplenote, Standard Notes and also works as an offline note-taking program

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/11/alephnote-is-a-lightweight-client-for-simplenote-standard-notes-and-also-works-as-an-offline-note-taking-program/

 

How to View System Performance Statistics on Your Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/687563/how-to-view-system-performance-statistics-on-your-chromebook/

 

How to disable or enable Two-page View mode for PDF in Google Chrome PDF Viewer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-two-page-view-mode-for-pdf-chrome-pdf-viewer

 

Amazon's hardware chief talks Alexa, privacy and flying home security drones

https://www.cnet.com/videos/amazons-hardware-chief-talks-alexa-privacy-and-flying-home-security-drones/

 

How to Boot from a USB Flash Drive in Windows 10

https://tinyurl.com/y5ygxv8b

   

Amazon adds low power mode to its Echo and Fire TV devices

A new 'energy dashboard' will also help monitor device power consumption.

https://www.engadget.com/amazon-adds-low-power-mode-to-its-echo-and-fire-tv-devices-172540263.html

 

How to use your GoPro as a webcam

Get your GoPro primed for webcam duty...

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-your-gopro-as-a-webcam

 

Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/24/free-vpn-bad-for-privacy/

 

Duet Display

Employ your iPhone or iPad to extend the current workspace on your laptop so you can easily multitask using this user-friendly software

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Phone-Tools/IPhone/Duet-Display.shtml

 

5 Fixes for the Bad System Config Info Stop Code in Windows 10

The Bad System Config Info stop code is a common Windows error. Let's see how to fix it and prevent the Blue Screen of Death.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/bad-system-config-info-windows/

 

Third-party VPN downloads put users at risk of Trojan attacks — here's how to avoid them

Avoid downloading from third-party sites at all costs

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/third-party-vpn-downloads-put-users-at-risk-of-trojan-attacks-heres-how-to-avoid-them

 

Block Phone Scams and Robocalls Using T-Mobile’s New Scam Shield

No more reverse phone lookups to see if that number was legitimate

https://www.lifewire.com/block-phone-scams-and-robocalls-using-t-mobile-s-new-scam-shield-5071561

 

Google Maps just got one of its most important updates ever

https://bgr.com/2020/09/23/google-maps-new-coronavirus-safety-data-details-covid-19/

 

C by GE Smart Plug review: A simple Wi-Fi plug in the widening C by GE ecosystem

This on/off plug ties in well with C by GE in-wall switches, bulbs, and other smart lighting products.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3576038/c-by-ge-smart-plug-review.html

 

The best wireless chargers for iPhone

Apple finally got on board the wireless charging train. Here's what to look for when picking out a charger for your iPhone.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3243053/the-best-wireless-chargers-for-your-iphone.html

 

Shopify's Employee Data Theft Underscores Risk of Rogue Insiders

The e-commerce platform has alerted more than 100 merchants of a data breach, highlighting the danger of malicious insiders.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/shopifys-employee-data-theft-underscores-risk-of-rogue-insiders/d/d-id/1339001

 

Microsoft Is Trapping Bugs in Robotic Smart Traps to Help Prevent the Next Pandemic

The Azure-based Premonition Cloud is a global sensor network and data pool that analyzes insect activity for signs of dangerous viruses. An early access program is expected to launch soon.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-premonition-cloud-wants-to-prevent-the-next-pandemic

 

The Windows 10 secret everyone needs to know

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/how-to-save-clean-windows-10-copy/754440/

 

VLC 3.3 for Android introduces a massive list of new features

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/24/vlc-3-3-for-android-introduces-a-massive-list-of-new-features/

 

Just Updated Your iPhone to iOS 14? Try These Features Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/690689/just-updated-your-iphone-to-ios-13-try-these-features-now/

 

How to Enable or Disable Sleeping Tabs in Edge browser in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/sleeping-tabs-in-edge-browser-in-windows-10

 

Get a year of Microsoft 365 Personal for $59

Regularly $70, you get Microsoft Office and an entire terabyte of OneDrive storage.

https://www.cnet.com/news/get-a-year-of-microsoft-365-personal-for-59/

 

How to Turn On or Off Fix Scaling for Apps that are Blurry in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100793-turn-off-fix-scaling-apps-blurry-windows-10-a.html

 

Amazon's latest Echo speaker has an all-new spherical design

And it's joined by a spherical Echo Dot as well.

https://www.engadget.com/amazon-echo-2020-sphere-171103558.html

 

The best Alexa Skills and commands 2020: the ultimate in Amazon Echo tips and tricks

Here's how to make Alexa even smarter

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/the-best-amazon-echo-alexa-skills-and-how-to-install-them

 

Fitbit Sense review

Fitbit takes a swing at premium smartwatches

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/24/fitbit-sense-review/

 

O&O ShutUp10

Disable telemetry, localization detection, Cortana, app access to your information and data collection features in Windows 10 to protect your privacy

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-Tweak/O-O-ShutUp10.shtml

 

Fix the "Your PC Ran Into a Problem and Needs to Restart" Error

Have you just seen the "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart" error? Learn what this generic error is and fix it.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/your-pc-ran-into-a-problem/

 

Chromebooks are about to get a huge power boost thanks to AMD Ryzen

AMD's bringing its faster processors to Chromebooks

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/chromebooks-are-about-to-get-a-huge-power-boost-thanks-to-amd-ryzen

 

5G Myths Debunked as Verizon Pays Big for Spectrum

Big Red shells out $1.9B in FCC auction

https://www.lifewire.com/5g-myths-debunked-verizon-pays-big-for-spectrum-5077188

 

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have a plan to kill the iPhone

https://bgr.com/2020/09/20/iphone-ar-glasses-mark-zuckerberg-augmented-reality-vs-screens/

 

Amazon rockets into cloud gaming with Amazon Luna

Amazon hasn't said how many games Luna will support, but you can't deny that it has the clout to sign up a ton of them.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3583668/amazon-rockets-into-cloud-gaming-with-amazon-luna.html

 

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 14.0.1

The update fixes a handful of bugs in last week's big OS update.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3583528/apple-releases-ios-and-ipados-14-0-1.html

 

Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms

The most common tactics include credential stuffing using valid accounts, various forms of deception, and vulnerabilities in third-party software, Rapid7 says in its latest quarterly threat report.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/attackers-target-small-manufacturing-firms/d/d-id/1338990

 

Konami Releases Old Metal Gear, Castlevania, and Contra Games on GOG

Grab all eight games for less than $32.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/konami-gets-old-metal-gear-castlevania-and-contra-games-rated-for-pc

 

Update your browser now! Bug allows your phone to be hijacked

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/critical-firefox-update/755252/

 

Microsoft plans to release a standalone version of Microsoft Office next year

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/24/microsoft-plans-to-release-a-standalone-version-of-microsoft-office-next-year/

 

How to Move a Window to Another Virtual Desktop on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/688224/how-to-move-a-window-to-another-virtual-desktop-on-windows-10/

 

How to fix the GSvr.exe high CPU usage problem in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-the-gsvr-exe-high-cpu-usage-problem

 

New Twitter prompt gets users to read news before retweeting it, says firm

The prompt, which has been in testing, will roll out globally soon, the company says.

https://www.cnet.com/news/twitter-says-more-people-are-reading-articles-before-retweeting-after-testing-new-prompt/

 

How to Re-register Microsoft Store app in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8239-re-register-microsoft-store-app-windows-10-a.html

 

YouTube is sharing more ‘authoritative' election info with voters

It’s paying special attention to misinformation around mail-in voting.

https://www.engadget.com/youtube-2020-election-authoritative-information-143432234.html

 

How to watch the 'new concept' Sony Alpha camera launch

Tune in to see the mysterious new Sony Alpha camera reveal

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-watch-the-new-concept-sony-alpha-camera-launch

 

Amazon redesigns the Echo line with spherical speakers and swiveling screens

Remember the Nexus Q?

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/24/amazon-redesigns-the-echo-line-with-spherical-speakers-and-swiveling-screens/

 

Dr.Web LiveDisk

Clean your computer of malicious components, copy important information to removable data media or other computers and cure infected objects with this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Dr-Web-LiveCD.shtml

 

Got a Windows 10 Wi-Fi Problem? Here's How to Fix It

Windows 10 Wi-Fi is not working? Keep reading to learn how to fix some of the most common Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-windows-10-wi-fi-problems/

 

Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite just leaked — with killer feature for cord cutters

Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite leak reveals a dedicated live TV button

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/amazon-fire-tv-stick-lite-just-leaked-and-chromecast-should-be-worried

 

Promise of an Actual 5G Network Remains Elusive

Wireless carriers are struggling to provide genuine 5G service in US

https://www.lifewire.com/promise-of-an-actual-5g-network-remains-elusive-5074360

 

Microsoft to launch a new ARM-based Surface this fall

https://bgr.com/2020/09/16/surface-pro-x-2020-release-date-october-snapdragon-8cx-gen-2-chip/

 

Amazon’s new Echo speakers get a spherical makeover

The new Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Dot Kids Edition are here, and they’re much more well rounded—literally.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3583570/amazon-s-new-echo-speakers-get-a-spherical-makeover.html

 

macOS Catalina 10.15.7 update is now available

Security updates and bug fixes for your Mac.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3583568/macos-catalina-10-15-7-update-is-now-available.html

 

Making the Case for Medical Device Cybersecurity

With an increasing number of Internet-connected medical devices in use to manage diabetes, protection against a variety of wireless network attacks could very well be a matter of life and death for patients.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/making-the-case-for-medical-device-cybersecurity/b/d-id/1338896

 

Walmart Starts Delivering At-Home COVID-19 Tests Using Drones

The trial launched this week in Nevada and will reach New York next month.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/walmart-starts-delivering-at-home-covid-19-tests-using-drones

 

Never do these 8 things online

https://www.komando.com/video/diy-how-to/never-do-these-8-things-online/711741/

 

Access Dots displays camera and microphone activity indicators on Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/22/access-dots-displays-camera-and-microphone-activity-indicators-on-android/

 

How to Take a Screenshot by Tapping the Back of Your iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/690823/how-to-take-a-screenshot-by-tapping-the-back-of-your-iphone/

 

How to make Microsoft Edge always start in InPrivate mode

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/always-start-microsoft-edge-in-inprivate-mode

 

Epic, Spotify and other Apple critics form coalition to take on App Store rules

The nonprofit Coalition for App Fairness aims to level the playing field for app and game developers.

https://www.cnet.com/news/epic-spotify-and-other-apple-critics-form-coalition-to-take-on-app-store-rules/

 

How to Optimize Battery Life on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/120228-optimize-battery-life-windows-10-pc.html

 

Google's Nest Audio speaker revealed early by Walmart

The packaging leak confirms the speaker's official name.

https://www.engadget.com/google-nest-audio-speaker-walmart-leak-085539873.html

 

How to wall-mount your TV: a step by step guide

The DIY way

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/wall-mount-tv

 

Ring’s newest security camera is a $249 autonomous indoor drone shipping in 2021

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/24/rings-newest-security-camera-is-a-249-autonomous-indoor-drone-shipping-in-2021/

 

ShadowCopyView

Access saved Shadow Copy files and browse through directories and sub-folders to determine whether this is the right file you want to use to restore your system

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/File-management/ShadowCopyView.shtml

 

Wi-Fi Direct: Windows Wireless File Transfer That's Faster Than Bluetooth

Bluetooth isn't the only solution for wireless file transfers. A faster solution exists in Windows 10 called Wi-Fi Direct.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/wifi-direct-vs-bluetooth-use-sharing-data-windows-8/

 

Nasty Android malware steals passwords from over 200 apps — what to do now

'Alien' Trojan can even remotely take over your Android phone

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/alien-android-malware

 

Twitter Algorithm’s Racial Bias Points to Larger Tech Problem

Tech has a diversity problem? Big shock

https://www.lifewire.com/twitter-algorithm-racial-bias-points-to-larger-tech-problem-5079471

 

AT&T’s phone plans might drop by $10, but there’s a huge catch for subscribers

https://bgr.com/2020/09/16/att-plans-cheaper-ad-supported-five-ten-dollars/

 

How to make the most of Apple TV's picture-in-picture

Picture-in-picture support is nearly impossible to find on tvOS, but there is a workaround.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3576370/how-to-make-the-most-of-apple-tvs-picture-in-picture.html

 

Got a Mac with a SD Card slot? Don’t rely on it as a storage upgrade

It’s tempting because of the price, but you’ll regret the performance.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3574908/got-a-mac-with-a-sd-card-slot-dont-rely-on-it-as-a-storage-upgrade.html

 

FBI, DHS Warn of 'Likely' Disinformation Campaigns About Election Results

Nation-state actors and cybercriminals could wage cyberattacks and spread false information about the integrity of the election results while officials certify the final vote counts.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/fbi-dhs-warn-of-likely-disinformation-campaigns-about-election-results/d/d-id/1338994

 

Three Years After #MeToo, There's More Harassment Than Ever in Tech

A survey by Women Who Tech finds that women in the industry still face sexual harassment on the job, and the men who harass them often face no consequences.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/three-years-after-metoo-theres-more-harassment-than-ever-in-tech

 

Money-saving Amazon secret: Shop the warehouse

https://www.komando.com/deals/money-saving-amazon-secret-shop-the-warehouse/753812/

 

Rainclip is a clipboard manager that can store snippets, templates and sync to your Google Drive

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/17/rainclip-is-a-clipboard-manager-that-can-store-snippets-templates-and-sync-to-your-google-drive/

 

Laptop Touchpad Not Working? Here Are 9 Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/laptop-touchpad-not-working-fixes/

 

Geekly Update - 23 September 2020

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_23_september_2020.html

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 How To Run Android APK Files In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/run-android-apk-windows-10/

 

Microsoft already seeing exploit of Zerologon in the wild

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/microsoft-already-seeing-exploit-of-zerologon-in-the-wild/

 

How to Type Emails Faster in Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/688433/how-to-type-emails-faster-in-gmail/

 

Scan Websites for Annoying Data Trackers With 'Blacklight'

https://lifehacker.com/scan-websites-for-annoying-data-trackers-with-blackligh-1845145994

 

Zoom's new tools let you rearrange and pin multiple videos

The features are designed to make the platform more accessible to all.

https://www.cnet.com/news/zooms-new-tools-let-you-rearrange-and-pin-multiple-videos/

 

Privacy-focused search engines & browsers that protect your data

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/technology/privacy-focused-search-engines-and-browsers-that-protect-your-data/

 

How to Monitor, Clean, and Optimize Linux with Stacer

https://www.maketecheasier.com/clean-optimize-linux-with-stacer/

 

A look at Microsoft Edge 87's Sleeping Tabs feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/19/a-look-at-microsoft-edge-87s-sleeping-tabs-feature/

 

How to Turn On or Off Vertical Tabs in Microsoft Edge Chromium

https://tinyurl.com/y2nwvpov 

 

Microsoft is releasing a non-subscription Office suite in 2021

It will be available for Windows and Mac in the second half of next year.

https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-non-subscription-office-suite-2021-072127104.html

 

How to extract Tables from PDF documents

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-extract-tables-from-pdf-documents

 

How to Record TV Shows on a PC: 7 Methods That Work

You can record TV shows on your PC to watch whenever you want. Here are several methods for recording TV shows on a computer.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/record-tv-shows-pc-windows/

 

Your Next Office Could Be in Virtual Reality

Virtual meetings would still be meetings, though

https://www.lifewire.com/your-next-office-could-be-in-virtual-reality-5079457

 

Samsung’s New 980 Pro Is the Fastest Consumer SSD Ever Built

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/315376-samsungs-new-980-pro-is-the-fastest-consumer-ssd-ever-built

 

Microsoft Brings Another Modern Feature to the Windows 10 Taskbar

We live at a time when working from home has become the only way to go for so many of us, and as a result, applications that allow us to stay in touch with colleagues and family are more and more popular.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-brings-another-modern-feature-to-the-windows-10-taskbar-531170.shtml

 

Microsoft is planning another subscription-free Office release — time to cancel Microsoft 365?

The updated Office bundle is expected in the second half of 2021

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/microsoft-is-planning-another-subscription-free-office-release-time-to-cancel-microsoft-365

 

New Nvidia RTX 3080 upgrade just leaked — and it could crush AMD Big Navi

Supercharged 20GB Nvidia RTX 3080 could be coming to sink AMD Big Navi

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/new-nvidia-rtx-3080-upgrade-just-leaked-and-it-could-crush-amd-big-navi

 

Vulnerability Disclosure Programs See Signups & Payouts Surge

More than $44.75 million in rewards were paid to hackers over the past year, driving total payouts beyond $100 million.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/vulnerability-disclosure-programs-see-signups-and-payouts-surge/d/d-id/1338989

 

Tesla: Our Next-Gen Battery Tech Will Help Create a $25,000 Electric Car

Tesla plans on incorporating the new battery tech and manufacturing methods in 12 to 18 months with full utilization in three years.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/tesla-our-next-gen-battery-tech-will-help-create-a-25000-electric-car

 

Wildfire and hurricane relief scams spreading – how to spot them

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/how-to-spot-relief-scams/755345/

 

Shopify breach: Help center employees are a unique breed of insider threat

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/shopify-breach-help-center-employees-are-a-unique-breed-of-insider-threat/

 

What Was IBM’s OS/2, and Why Did It Lose to Windows?

https://www.howtogeek.com/688970/what-was-ibms-os2-and-why-did-it-matter/

 

How to Stop Windows From Crashing Your Lenovo Laptop

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-windows-from-crashing-your-lenovo-laptop-1845132218

 

Alexa's getting 'more expressive,' and your Echo will soon join your conversations

Amazon is adding artificial intelligence capabilities, allowing multiple people to talk to Alexa at once.

https://www.cnet.com/news/alexa-getting-more-expressive-your-amazon-echo-will-soon-join-your-conversations-teachable-ai/

 

Strava app shows your info to nearby users unless this setting is disabled

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/strava-app-shows-your-info-to-nearby-users-unless-this-setting-is-disabled/

 

How to Add Checkmarks and Square Bullets in Microsoft Word

https://www.maketecheasier.com/add-check-box-custom-bullets-microsoft-word/

 

WinCustom is a freeware tool that can be used to disable various options in Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/11/wincustom-is-a-freeware-tool-that-can-be-used-to-disable-various-options-in-windows/

 

How to Use Web Capture Tool in Microsoft Edge Chromium

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/164254-how-use-web-capture-tool-microsoft-edge-chromium.html

 

Report highlights blindspots in Facebook's fight against voting misinformation

CrowdTangle may not effectively help catch voter interference, according to report.

https://www.engadget.com/facebook-tool-voter-misinformation-report-190524785.html

 

How to set Microsoft Edge as default browser on iPhone or iPad

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/set-microsoft-edge-as-default-browser-on-iphone

 

Windows 10 Themes Can Now Steal User Credentials

Never download Windows themes from shady websites, no matter how nice the aquarium wallpaper looks.

https://www.makeuseof.com/windows-10-themes-steal-user-credentials/

 

How to Create a Full Backup on a Windows 10 Computer

Use System Image Backup to Back Up and Restore Your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/create-full-backup-on-windows-10-5078937

 

New Comet Lake Motherboard Debuts With 20 USB Ports Because Why Not?

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/315348-new-comet-lake-motherboard-debuts-with-20-usb-ports-because-why-not

 

Microsoft Edge Getting a Memory Usage Feature That Google Chrome Needs Too

We’ve known for a while that Google Chrome is currently one of the biggest resource hogs on Windows computers, and since Microsoft Edge is based on the same Chromium engine, the Redmond-based software giant wants to avoid its browser going in the same direction.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-edge-getting-a-memory-usage-feature-that-google-chrome-needs-too-531169.shtml

 

Luna is Amazon's new game streaming service — watch out Google Stadia!

Alexa, play "Move, Get Out the Way" for Google Stadia

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/luna-is-amazons-new-game-streaming-service-watch-out-google-stadia

 

How to make Gmail your default mail app in iOS 14

You can finally ditch Apple Mail for Gmail as your iOS 14 mail app

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/how-to-make-gmail-your-default-mail-app-in-ios-14

 

New Google Search Hacks Push Viruses & Porn

Three incidents demonstrate how cybercriminals leverage the scourge of black-hat search engine optimization to manipulate search results.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/new-google-search-hacks-push-viruses-and-porn/a/d-id/1338908

 

HP Tips New Pavilion Laptops Starting at $579

HP’s Pavilion line, which is targeting students and young 'generation Z' consumers, is getting refreshed with new chips from Intel and AMD.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/hp-tips-new-pavilion-laptops-starting-at-579

 

Security tip: 5 mistakes to avoid when downloading files

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/security-tip-5-mistakes-to-avoid-when-downloading-files/366473/

 

Supply chain weak security link for 92 percent of US companies

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/supply-chain-weak-security-link-for-92-percent-of-u-s-companies/

 

OLED vs. QLED, and More: Which TV Should You Buy?

https://www.howtogeek.com/687178/oled-vs.-qled-and-more-which-tv-should-you-buy/

 

How to Get Around YouTube's Block of Picture-in-Picture Mode in iOS 14

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-get-around-youtubes-block-of-picture-in-picture-1845129320

 

Facebook says fake accounts tied to Russia posed as journalists and promoted other websites

The social network pulled down three networks of fake account tied to Russia, including some that had links to the Russian military and intelligence services.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-says-fake-accounts-tied-to-russia-posed-as-journalists-and-promoted-other-websites/

 

Microsoft explains why Windows 10 is crashing on Lenovo laptops

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-explains-why-windows-10-is-crashing-on-lenovo-laptops/

 

Raspberry Pi 4 as Desktop Computer: Is It Really Viable?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/raspberry-pi-as-desktop/

 

How to fix blurry text in programs on Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/14/how-to-fix-blurry-text-in-programs-on-windows-10/

 

How to Compress or Uncompress Windows 10 with Compact OS

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/22088-compress-uncompress-windows-10-compact-os.html

 

Researchers found the manual for the world's oldest surviving computer

It should give them a better understanding of how the Z4 works.

https://www.engadget.com/oldest-computer-manual-zuse-z4-161214346.html

 

Why visiting adult websites could affect your security and privacy?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/why-visiting-adult-websites-could-affect-your-security-and-privacy

 

Microsoft Will Remove Adobe Flash From Windows in Early 2021

https://www.makeuseof.com/microsoft-edge-will-lose-flash-player-january-2021/

 

4 Best Free Tools for Recovering a Word Password

Free word password recovery, remover, and unlocker tools for Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/free-word-password-recovery-tools-2626185

 

Get Ready for the Most Interesting CPU Market We’ve Seen in 30 Years

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/315354-get-ready-for-the-most-interesting-cpu-market-weve-seen-in-30-years

 

Microsoft Announces Major Microsoft Outlook Update for Windows

Microsoft has already announced a massive update for Outlook on Mac, and now it’s the turn of the Windows client to receive lots of improvements.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-major-microsoft-outlook-update-for-windows-531163.shtml

 

What is a Chromebook and should you buy one?

Our advice on whether to leave Windows 10 and macOS to buy a Chromebook

https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/chromebook-buying-advice

 

Third-party VPN downloads put users at risk of Trojan attacks — here's how to avoid them

Avoid downloading from third-party sites at all costs

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/third-party-vpn-downloads-put-users-at-risk-of-trojan-attacks-heres-how-to-avoid-them

 

Can Schools Pass Their Biggest Cybersecurity Test Yet?

Understaffed, underfunded, and underequipped, IT teams in the K-12 sector face a slew of challenges amid remote and hybrid learning models. Here's where they can begin to protect their schools against cyberattacks.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/can-schools-pass-their-biggest-cybersecurity-test-yet/b/d-id/1338975

 

Amazon Sidewalk Neighborhood Network Adds Echo, Tile Compatibility

The low-bandwidth network is set to launch later this year.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/amazon-sidewalk-neighborhood-network-adds-echo-tile-compatibility

 

This app pays people to spy on their neighbors

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/mole-location-app/755337/

 

Lessons from the ransomware death: Prioritize cyber emergency preparedness

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/lessons-from-the-ransomware-death-cyber-emergency-preparedness-critical/

 

Why Are Some Mac App Icons Crossed Out?

https://www.howtogeek.com/686351/why-are-some-mac-app-icons-crossed-out/

 

How to Use Gmail as Your Default Mail App in iOS 14

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-force-ios14-to-use-gmail-as-your-default-mail-ap-1845109089

 

Galaxy S20 FE deal alert: Samsung's brand-new phone is $100 off at Best Buy and Amazon

That's unlocked and with no activation requirement.

https://www.cnet.com/news/galaxy-s20-fe-preorder-deal-unlocked-samsung-phone-already-100-dollars-off-fan-edition-best-buy-amazon/

 

How to fix Windows 10 search problems

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/how-to-fix-windows-10-search-problems/

 

Facebook Claims It May Be Forced to End Operations in Europe

https://www.maketecheasier.com/facebook-end-operations-in-europe/

 

Microsoft Defender Application Guard for Office explained

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/15/microsoft-defender-application-guard-for-office-explained/

 

How to Connect to a Wireless Display with Miracast in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/53814-connect-wireless-display-miracast-windows-10-a.html

 

Samsung's Galaxy S20 FE is a flagship for people who can't afford flagships

$700 gets you a colorful, powerful 'Fan Edition' phone.

https://www.engadget.com/samsung-galaxy-s20-fan-edition-5g-700-dollars-price-specs-140005996.html

 

Download classy Desktop Wallpapers from Microsoft Design

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/download-classy-desktop-wallpapers-from-microsoft-design

 

Voice Dictation Arrives in Windows 10 Insider Build 20206

Microsoft is enhancing how people type with their speech alone. There's also some good news if you love emoji.

https://www.makeuseof.com/voice-dictation-arrives-windows-10-insider-build-20206/

 

Twitch vs. YouTube Streaming: What's the Difference?

What you need to know about these two streaming platforms

https://www.lifewire.com/twitch-vs-youtube-5078472

 

Microsoft Pulls Update Slowing Windows 10 PCs, Fall Update Coming Soon

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/315243-microsoft-pulls-update-slowing-windows-10-pcs-fall-update-coming-soon

 

Microsoft to Launch Surface Swift Next Week

Microsoft is expected to announce a new Surface event on September 30, and according to people familiar with the matter, the company could take the wraps off at least two new devices.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-to-launch-surface-swift-next-week-531140.shtml

 

New iPad 2020 gets price drop days after its release

Snag the latest iPad for $299

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/new-ipad-2020-gets-price-drop-days-after-its-release

 

TikTok users hit with scam apps downloaded over 2.4 million times [updated]

Bogus apps show hidden ads, charge you for free stuff

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/tiktok-scam-app-promotions

 

'Dark Overlord' Cyber Extortionist Pleads Guilty

Nathan Wyatt was sentenced to five years in prison after changing a previously not guilty plea.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/dark-overlord-cyber-extortionist-pleads-guilty/d/d-id/1338974

 

AMD to Power More Chromebooks With Ryzen, Athlon '3000 C-Series' Chips

According to AMD, PC vendors including HP, Asus, and Lenovo will be releasing new Chromebooks with its new silicon in the fourth quarter. But expect Intel to counter with new 11th-generation Core processors.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/amd-to-power-more-chromebooks-with-ryzen-athlon-3000-c-series-chips

 

Overwhelmed by bad news? Tips to cope with endless headlines

https://www.komando.com/lifestyle-reviews/how-to-stop-doomscrolling/754412/

 

FBI opens China-related counterintelligence case every 10 hours

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/fbi-opens-china-related-counterintelligence-case-every-10-hours/

 

How to Install Windows 10 From an Android Device

A backup copy of Windows 10 is always handy to have around. So it's helpful to know that you can also install Windows from your Android smartphone.

https://www.makeuseof.com/install-windows-10-from-android/

 

How USB Charging Works, or How to Avoid Blowing Up Your Phone

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/115251-how-usb-charging-works-or-how-to-avoid-blowing-up-your-smartphone

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How to view Security Questions and Answers for Local Account in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/view-security-questions-and-answers-for-local-account

 

Maze ransomware now encrypts via virtual machines to evade detection

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/maze-ransomware-now-encrypts-via-virtual-machines-to-evade-detection/

 

Microsoft Releases Its Defender Antivirus App for Android

While not everyone can use Windows Defender on Android, it's a sign of things to come.

https://www.makeuseof.com/microsoft-defender-android/

 

Intel said 11th-gen Tiger Lake is on its way to Chromebooks

Expect to see 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPUs in Chrombooks within months, Intel said

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3576028/intel-said-11th-gen-tiger-lake-is-on-its-way-to-chromebooks.html

 

Stop Spreading Manure

Believing and spreading manure -- lies, falsehoods, and misleading implications -- makes you look bad, and makes the internet a dumber place.

https://askleo.com/stop-spreading-manure/

 

WellSaid Labs research takes synthetic speech from seconds-long clips to hours

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/22/wellsaid-labs-research-takes-synthetic-speech-from-seconds-long-clips-to-hours/

 

How to Enable or Disable Show Cloud Content in Search Results in Windows 10

https://tinyurl.com/y5zx2rum 

  

Microsoft expands Mixed Reality markets with HoloLens 2, highlights Lockheed Martin and NASA

HoloLens 2 is now available in more markets, saving companies time and money.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hololens-2-14-markets-ignite-2020

 

watchOS 7 tips and tricks: new ways to make your Apple Watch better than ever

Make the most of the new software

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/watchos-7-tips-and-tricks

 

Dual Monitors: 7 Good Reasons to Upgrade

https://askbobrankin.com/dual_monitors_7_good_reasons_to_upgrade.html

 

Raspberry Pi: Five handy home office projects to try

Take your remote working game to the next level with these Raspberry Pi home office projects.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-five-handy-home-office-projects-to-try/

 

Your old monitor looks blurry? It’s a retina (or lack of it) issue

Old monitors look terrible compared to modern ones, so much so you might think something’s wrong.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3573784/your-old-monitor-looks-blurry-it-s-a-retina-or-lack-of-it-issue.html

 

6 affordable tablet alternatives to the iPad — starting at just $50

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/6-affordable-tablet-alternatives-ipad-164829303.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Some Pixels have another serious problem that Google needs to fix

https://bgr.com/2020/09/11/pixel-3-swollen-battery-pixel-4-wireless-charging-issues/

 

iOS 14 basics: how to add widgets to your iPhone’s home screen

You can also add them to your iPad

https://www.theverge.com/21448881/ios-14-add-widget-home-screen-iphone-how-to

 

How to fix printer spooler problems on Windows 10

When your printer resists to print, it could be a problem that is preventing the print spooler from running correctly — Here's how to fix the problem.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-printer-spooler-windows-10/

 

Android already has these new iPhone features – here’s how to use them

https://www.komando.com/smartphones-gadgets/essential-android-features/754401/

 

Airbus Unveils 3 Hydrogen-Powered Concept Aircraft

The company is aiming to have the world's first zero-emission commercial aircraft in service by 2035.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/airbus-unveils-3-hydrogen-powered-concept-aircraft

 

Drug spammers start using new technique to bypass spam filters

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/drug-spammers-start-using-new-technique-to-bypass-spam-filters/

 

How to Fix High CPU Usage Caused by System Interrupts

Does your computer suffer from high CPU usage? "System interrupts" often cause this, so let's learn to fix it with these tips.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fix-high-cpu-usage-caused-system-interrupts/

 

Microsoft is enhancing the new Edge's PDF powers, and bringing it to Linux

In the bad old days, users often needed a third-party tool for PDF management. Most new browsers, like Microsoft Edge, allow you to work within the browser instead.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3575599/microsoft-is-enhancing-the-new-edges-pdf-powers-and-bringing-it-to-linux.html

 

How Do I Find Someone’s Email Address?

It can be extremely difficult to find the email address of someone you want to contact. To begin with, they must want to be found.

https://askleo.com/find-email-address/

 

Pinterest breaks daily download record due to user interest in iOS 14 design ideas

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/22/pinterest-breaks-daily-download-record-thanks-to-user-interest-in-ios-14-design-ideas/

 

How to Backup and Restore Everything in Microsoft Edge in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/159004-how-backup-restore-everything-microsoft-edge-windows.html

 

Microsoft Teams bringing more meeting tweaks with custom layouts, breakout rooms

New together mode scenes and meetings recaps are also on deck.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-teams-bringing-more-meeting-tweaks-custom-layouts-breakout-rooms

 

How to run your old PC games on Windows 10

The classics never die (on PC)

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-run-your-old-pc-games-on-windows-10

 

Do You Need an OUTbound Firewall?

https://askbobrankin.com/do_you_need_an_outbound_firewall.html

 

The best hidden features in iOS 14

Apple's iOS 14 is full of new features, but some of the best gems are the ones in obscure places. Learn about the best hidden features in iOS 14 and how to use them on your iPhone and iPad.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-best-hidden-features-in-ios-14/

 

Free power adapters are going away, and that’s OK

Apple’s going to stop putting USB power adapters in every box, and it’s a good thing.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3575596/free-power-adapters-are-going-away-and-thats-ok.html

 

I've been using Apple's new iOS 14 for a few days and while there's useful updates to Messages, the App Library is disappointing

https://www.yahoo.com/news/ive-using-apples-ios-14-125000344.html

 

Waze just got an incredibly useful Google Maps feature

https://bgr.com/2020/09/09/waze-vs-google-maps-save-drive-on-desktop-for-android-iphone/

 

Facebook says it could restrict content to stop violence around Election Day

It’s got ‘break-glass options’ for a chaotic election

https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/22/21450738/facebook-nick-clegg-election-content-restriction-violence-chaos

 

How to add a login PIN on Windows 10

Use a PIN and say goodbye having to type long and complex password to sign in to Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/add-pin-signin-windows-10/

 

Check your phone! 7 scam apps with millions of downloads

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/scam-apps-being-advertised/755403/

 

Shopify Reports Data Breach Instigated by Rogue Employees

The stolen data may have included customer orders made over the merchant’s websites, including names, email addresses, mailing addresses, and order details, such as what was purchased.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/shopify-reports-data-breach-instigated-by-rogue-employees

 

Google Drive is having an outage, users see spinning wheel

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-drive-is-having-an-outage-users-see-spinning-wheel/

 

Windows 10 Will Soon Archive Your Unused Apps

The latest Insider build has revealed an unannounced feature for the operating system.

https://www.makeuseof.com/archive-unused-apps-windows/

 

AMD Ryzen is moving into Chromebooks

AMD's presence in the Chromebook market has been limited to the A-series lineup, but now it's bringing the full firepower of Ryzen to bear.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3575593/amd-ryzen-is-moving-into-chromebooks.html

 

Five Reasons Ransomware Will Be Around for a Long Time

There are several reasons ransomware will be a scourge for some time to come. Most boil down to, well, us.

https://askleo.com/five-reasons-ransomware/

 

Microsoft Teams gets breakout rooms, custom layouts and virtual commutes

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/22/microsoft-teams-gets-breakout-rooms-custom-layouts-and-virtual-commutes/

 

How to Backup and Restore Pinned Apps on Taskbar in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3157-backup-restore-pinned-apps-taskbar-windows-10-a.html

 

Best Cheap Windows 10 Tablets in 2020

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

 

Microsoft Edge finally lands on Linux in October

Preview Microsoft Edge fror Linux version will be available next month

https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-edge-finally-lands-on-linux-in-october

 

Will MagicJack Replace My Landline?

https://askbobrankin.com/will_magicjack_replace_my_landline.html

 

The Android 11 update is buggy and missing features

Android 11 hasn't been the smoothest to date. Find out what feature came up missing on Jack Wallen's Google Pixel 4.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-android-11-update-is-buggy-and-missing-features/

 

Apple Watch SE first impressions: Speedy with great features, but always-on is missed

Apple's newest watch is a solid entry to the lineup

https://www.macworld.com/article/3574906/apple-watch-se-first-impressions-always-on-display-performance-features.html

 

Microsoft releases a final preview for Windows 10's October update

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/windows-10-20h2-preview-105304110.html

 

Microsoft to launch a new ARM-based Surface this fall

https://bgr.com/2020/09/16/surface-pro-x-2020-release-date-october-snapdragon-8cx-gen-2-chip/

 

We tested one of Intel’s Tiger Lake processors — and Xe Graphics are the real deal

It beats AMD in single-core performance as well

https://www.theverge.com/21440302/intel-tiger-lake-hands-on-tests-core-i7-1185g7-processor-release

 

WINDOWS 10 20H2, OCTOBER 2020 UPDATE: NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 9/21: Windows 10 20H2 is expected to release in October 2020, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-20h2-new-features/

 

Update your browser now! Bug allows your phone to be hijacked

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/critical-firefox-update/755252/

 

Pandemic Causes Surge in Support Calls, Can Chatbots Help?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented rise of calls that has service desks struggling to keep up. One solution is the chatbot-driven support session, But as these conversations evolve, can AI and chatbot technology continue to fill the support gap?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/pandemic-causes-surge-in-support-calls-can-chatbots-help

 

Adobe releases out-of-band security update for Adobe Media Encoder

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/adobe-releases-out-of-band-security-update-for-adobe-media-encoder/

 

The 10 Best Free Microsoft Paint Alternatives

Want to move on from Microsoft Paint to another image editor? You won't go wrong with one of these excellent Paint alternatives.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-paint-alternatives/

 

10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do

Streaming. Gaming. Networking. Even printing! The Raspberry Pi is far more than a toy.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3043022/10-surprisingly-practical-raspberry-pi-projects-anybody-can-do.html

 

Another Reason Your Computer Might Be Slow: Prevention, Presence, or Removal of Malware

Malware can impact your computers performance before it arrives, once infected, and even after removal.

https://askleo.com/another-reason-your-computer-might-be-slow-prevention-presence-or-removal-of-malware/

 

Twitter and Zoom’s algorithmic bias issues

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/21/twitter-and-zoom-algorithmic-bias-issues/

 

How to Clean Up Component Store (WinSxS folder) in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/82643-clean-up-component-store-winsxs-folder-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft Edge for Linux preview is coming in October

Linux users will soon be able to enjoy the new Microsoft Edge.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-edge-linux-preview-coming-october

 

How to set up and install a VPN on Android

VPNs have become a must-have app on Android

https://www.techradar.com/vpn/how-to-set-up-and-install-a-vpn-on-android

 

NBCU’s Peacock app finally arrives on Roku following Comcast standoff

A peaceful settlement between the sparring companies led to the arrival of NBCU’s Peacock app on Roku early Monday.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3575126/nbcu-peacock-app-arrives-on-roku-following-comcast-standoff.html

 

How to create a secure username

Passwords are the most important factor for securing your accounts. But you need to pay attention to your usernames as well, says NordPass.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-a-secure-username/

 

iPadOS 14 FAQ: Everything you need to know

Get ready for a better tablet experience.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563912/ipados-14-faq-features-search-safari-apple-pencil-public-beta-release.html

 

Judge halts Trump administration's WeChat ban

https://www.yahoo.com/news/judge-halts-trump-administrations-wechat-190927137.html

 

Waze just got a bunch of new features that you have to check out

https://bgr.com/2020/09/15/waze-new-features-september/

 

Google can now scan malicious files for Advanced Protection users

A step further than just flagging or blocking downloads

https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/16/21439599/google-chrome-scan-malicious-files-safe-browsing-advanced-protection

 

How to enable Sleeping Tabs to save resources on Microsoft Edge

You can now enable Sleeping Tabs in Microsoft Edge to save memory, processor, and other resources to improve performance and battery life on Windows 10. Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-sleeping-tabs-microsoft-edge/

 

‘Critical’ Windows bug prompts emergency warning from government

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/critical-windows-bug/755106/

 

A New Version of Microsoft Office Without a Subscription Launches in 2021

Microsoft confirms a replacement for Office 2019 with a perpetual license arrives in the second half of 2021.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/a-new-version-of-microsoft-office-without-a-subscription-launches-in-2021

 

Surge in DDoS attacks targeting education and academic sector

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/surge-in-ddos-attacks-targeting-education-and-academic-sector/

 

How to resize images without losing quality with GIMP image editor

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/resize-images-using-gimp

 

Reviewed: Windows 10 October 2020 Update inches in the right direction

The new Edge browser is a major change, but tweaks to the Alt+Tab shortcut and the Start menu make the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (or 20H2) worth knowing about.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3574951/reviewed-windows-10-october-2020-update-inches-in-the-right-direction.html

 

Klipsch The Fives review: These Bluetooth bookshelf speakers deliver smooth, refined sound

But the sonic balance tips toward the bass and away from the mids and highs.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3574985/klipsch-the-fives-review.html

 

Do I Need a Firewall for My Home Network?

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

 

Will a Virus Slow Down My Computer? Three Ways it Might, Even Before it Arrives & After It's Gone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NHL7qhzGRo&feature=youtu.be&t=0s

 

Should I Disconnect My Backup Drive When I'm Not Backing Up?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJHkeDWF6YM&feature=youtu.be&t=1s

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PSA: New Apple Watch Owners Have to Return Entire Device for Ill-Fitting Solo Loop or Braided Solo Loop (Apple Watch 6 only)

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/09/21/entire-apple-watch-returned-solo-band-bad-fit/

 

Windows 10 update pulled for slowing down PCs — what to do now

Microsoft squashes PC-slowing Windows 10 update

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/windows-10-update-pulled-for-slowing-down-pcs-what-to-do-now

 

Have you read something written by GPT-3? Probably not, but it's hard to be sure

A powerful language generator released on the internet has renewed concerns about how such tools can be used and the biases they can inherit.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/have-you-read-something-written-gpt-3-probably-not-it-n1240384

 

What Equipment is Needed for Podcasts?

Get started with podcast recording basics and build from there

https://www.lifewire.com/equipment-needed-to-podcast-2844507

 

How to Manage Your Windows Clipboard Like a Pro

The Windows Clipboard is your ally for any cut, copy, or paste operation. Use these tips to learn how to manage your clipboard.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-tips-manage-windows-clipboard-like-pro/

 

Windows 10 ‘Finger’ command can be abused to download or steal files

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-finger-command-can-be-abused-to-download-or-steal-files/

 

VPN interest surges in the U.S. as TikTok and WeChat users panic about access to Chinese apps

  - Appetite for VPNs surged in the U.S. over the weekend as citizens realized President Donald Trump could soon block their access to TikTok and WeChat.

  - NordVPN, ExpressVPN and Surfshark said they’ve all seen an uplift in activity. 

  - Last Friday, the Trump administration said TikTok would be banned from U.S. app stores from Sunday. However, on Sunday, Trump gave his “blessing” to ByteDance’s deal with Oracle that will enable TikTok to keep operating in the U.S.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/21/vpn-interest-surges-in-us-as-tiktok-wechat-users-panic-.html

 

How to Close Open App or Window in Windows 10

https://tinyurl.com/y45ktq6e

 

How to Compress Videos on Your iPhone

https://www.maketecheasier.com/reduce-video-size-ios/

 

Recover Deleted Files in OneDrive

If you're using OneDrive for your regular work, its Recycle Bin provides an extra layer of backup and protection.

https://askleo.com/recover-deleted-files-onedrive/

 

How to disable Screen Edge Swipe in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/disable-screen-edge-swipe-in-windows-10

 

Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ review: Samsung’s best can’t fix Android’s flaws

DeX isn’t the multitasking software problem, Android apps are.

https://www.engadget.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-s7-s7-plus-review-dex-120hz-specs-130043834.html

 

Best Wireless Speakers If You Want Great Sound

https://www.yahoo.com/news/best-wireless-speakers-people-want-190530981.html

 

The Dunkin’ Donuts data breach leaves a very bad taste in the mouth

https://grahamcluley.com/the-dunkin-donuts-data-breach-leaves-a-very-bad-taste-in-the-mouth/

 

Amazon in-stock alerts are trolling people with $5,000 RTX 3080 graphics cards

Sellers are re-listing the out-of-stock item at exorbitant prices

https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/21/21449506/nvidia-rtx-3080-amazon-listings-price-gouging-trolling

 

Hands-on: Widgetsmith brings ultra-customizable widgets to your iOS 14 home screen

https://9to5mac.com/2020/09/20/widgetsmith-ios-14-home-screen-widgets/

 

Apple Might Finally Be Working on That Foldable iPhone

https://gizmodo.com/apple-might-finally-be-working-on-that-foldable-iphone-1845025516

 

15 Imaginative iOS 14 Home Screen Customizations

From Windows 95 and the PS2 to K-pop stars and Harry Potter characters, check out how these creative iPhone users are revamping their iPhone home screens with iOS 14.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/15-imaginative-ios-14-home-screen-customizations

 

iOS 14 bug disrupts one of iPhone’s best new features

https://www.komando.com/gadgets/ios-14-bug/754697/

 

How to Connect Fitbit to Alexa

Track and manage your fitness better with voice commands

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-fitbit-to-alexa-4796411

 

Microsoft Word Can Now Automatically Transcribe Your Conversations

You can now tell Word to transcribe that hour-long meeting and get on with your life.

https://www.makeuseof.com/microsoft-adds-transcription-word/

 

Microsoft Edge is getting a built-in password generator

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-edge-is-getting-a-built-in-password-generator/

 

AT&T’s Jeff McElfresh warns 5G iPhones may not be ‘massive event,’ says engineers are working on 6G

  - AT&T Communications CEO Jeff McElfresh says 5G adoption may be muted by the recent pandemic job losses and higher costs of unlimited 5G data.

  - ‘I’ve always tried to soften folks’ expectations around 5G, McElresh said.

  - McElfresh defended DirecTV acquisition because the cash flows from the deal helped AT&T invest in fiber.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/21/att-executive-says-engineers-are-already-working-on-6g-wireless.html

 

How to Turn On or Off Fix Scaling for Apps that are Blurry in Windows 10

https://tinyurl.com/y4klnewm 

 

How to Run Multiple Instances of a Windows Program

https://www.maketecheasier.com/run-multiple-instances-of-windows-program/

 

Restoring Files with File History

File History, when properly enabled and configured, can restore deleted files or previous version of files that have changed.

https://askleo.com/restoring-files-file-history/

 

B200: Printer error has occurred

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/b200-printer-error-has-occurred

 

Apple Watch SE hands-on: The ‘greatest hits’ wearable

It packs great features from other Apple Watches for one (sort of) low price.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-watch-se-hands-on-price-specs-availability-130031876.html

 

The New More Affordable Apple Watch Just Launched on Amazon

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/more-affordable-apple-watch-just-153038827.html

 

Hospital patient dies following botched ransomware attack

https://grahamcluley.com/hospital-patient-dies-following-botched-ransomware-attack/

 

Facebook will let people claim ownership of images and issue takedown requests

The days of reposting images on Instagram might be over

https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/21/21445722/facebook-rights-manager-photos-images-update-copyright-takedown

 

These iOS 14 apps offer home screen widgets, App Clips, and much more

https://9to5mac.com/2020/09/18/ios-14-widget-apps/

 

Google Says It's Getting Rid of Search Suggestions About Candidates and Voting

https://gizmodo.com/google-says-its-getting-rid-of-search-suggestions-about-1845021302

 

PC Gamers Troll RTX 3080 Scalpers With Fake eBay Listings, Review Bombs

The fake listings for toilet paper and hand-drawn pictures of the Nvidia graphics card have been crowding out actual attempts by resellers to hawk the $699 RTX 3080 for up to $2,000.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/pc-gamers-troll-rtx-3080-scalpers-with-fake-ebay-listings-review-bombs

 

Find out who’s calling you from an unknown or blocked number

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/whos-calling-from-unknown-numbers/704580/

 

What Is Beacon Technology?

And does it make your life more convenient, less private, or both?

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-beacon-technology-4171930

 

Microsoft Will Drop Support for Internet Explorer From November

With the release of the Chromium version of Edge, Microsoft is dropping support for its older browsers. Including Internet Explorer.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-drops-support-internet-explorer/

 

US govt: China-sponsored hackers targeting Exchange, Citrix, F5 flaws

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-govt-china-sponsored-hackers-targeting-exchange-citrix-f5-flaws/

 

DOJ charges six people in scheme to bribe Amazon employees to ‘gain upper hand’ on marketplace

  - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday charged six individuals who allegedly bribed Amazon employees and contractors, giving some third-party sellers an unfair competitive advantage on the company’s marketplace.

  - It’s unclear whether Amazon has fired the employees alleged to be connected to the scheme.

  - The indictment describes a complex, coordinated effort by outside consultants to allegedly receive privileged information and benefits from Amazon employees, like reinstating suspended products and accounts.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/18/doj-charges-six-people-in-scheme-to-bribe-amazon-employees.html

 

Factory recovery - Create a Custom Recovery Partition

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/106215-factory-recovery-create-custom-recovery-partition.html

 

How to Change the Screen Resolution in Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-screen-resolution-ubuntu/

 

Restore Individual Files from a Windows Image Backup

Image backups are good for more than restoring entire images; you can use them to restore individual files as well.

https://askleo.com/restore-individual-files-windows-image-backup/

 

How to stop new AccuWeather popups in Chrome on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stop-new-accuweather-popups-in-chrome

 

iOS 14 picture-in-picture video stops working with YouTube's mobile website (updated)

Watching YouTube while you multitask will have to wait.

https://www.engadget.com/youtube-web-ios-14-picture-in-picture-video-stops-working-152016341.html

 

This affordable Yamaha soundbar delivers warm audio—and it's on sale

https://www.yahoo.com/news/affordable-yamaha-soundbar-delivers-warm-022448482.html

 

Firefox Flaw Allowed Hackers to Remotely Open Malicious Sites on Android Phones

https://www.securityweek.com/firefox-flaw-allowed-hackers-remotely-open-malicious-sites-android-phones

 

The highly-rated Eufy Smart Scale C1 is just $25.49 right now

That's nearly $11 off its MSRP and the lowest price we've seen in months

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3575534/the-highly-rated-eufy-smart-scale-c1-is-just-2549-right-now.html

 

iOS 14: How to use 10 of the most popular new iPhone and iPad features

https://9to5mac.com/2020/09/18/ios-14-how-to-use-popular-features/

 

Bluetooth Unveils Its Latest Security Issue, With No Security Solution

https://gizmodo.com/bluetooth-unveils-its-latest-security-issue-with-no-se-1845013709

 

Election Engineering: How US Experts Are Making Sure Your Vote Will Count

In the 2016, we saw how foreign powers could affect US elections. Now the nation is scrambling to secure the system in the midst of a pandemic.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/election-engineering-how-us-experts-are-making-sure-your-vote-will-count

 

Ditch your credit card: 3 safer ways to pay online

https://www.komando.com/video/security/ditch-your-credit-card-3-safer-ways-to-pay-online/686522/

 

How Automatic Face Recognition Could Destroy Real-Life Privacy

Face-recognition systems are racist, invasive, and open to abuse

https://www.lifewire.com/how-automatic-face-recognition-could-destroy-real-life-privacy-5078044

 

Microsoft Kills Windows 10's Automatic Driver Search

Microsoft has quietly removed the Windows 10 Device Manager's automatic search tool for driver updates. But will anyone miss it?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-kills-windows-10-driver-search/

 

Staples discloses data breach exposing customer info

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/staples-discloses-data-breach-exposing-customer-info/

 

With TikTok deal, Walmart could gain ‘a front row seat to the next generation of consumers’

  - Walmart is expected to take a 7.5% stake in the U.S. operations of TikTok and its CEO Doug McMillon would get a seat on the board of the newly created company.

  - The deal could still get tripped up, however, by government regulators and politicians in the U.S. or China.

  - “There’s rarely moments where they can engage in such an intensely valued platform and really have a front row seat to the next generation of consumers,” said Jason Dorsey, president of the Center for Generational Kinetics, who studies Gen Z and millennials. “That’s what this could potentially give them.”

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/21/with-tiktok-deal-walmart-could-gain-a-front-row-seat-to-the-next-generation.html

 

How to Pin or Unpin Vertical Tabs Pane in Microsoft Edge Chromium

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/164368-how-pin-unpin-vertical-tabs-pane-microsoft-edge-chromium.html

 

How to Set Up Your Own Cloud PC

https://www.maketecheasier.com/setup-own-cloud-pc/

 

Restoring an Image Backup Using Windows 10’s Built-In Backup

We've backed up an image, and we've created our recovery drive -- it's time to restore an image using Windows 10's built-in backup program.

https://askleo.com/restoring-image-backup-using-windows-10s-built-backup/

 

How to create a list of installed programs with PowerShell on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/view-installed-programs-with-powershell

 

Microsoft is buying Bethesda, id, Arkane and more studios

It now owns Doom, Quake, Fallout and The Elder Scrolls.

https://www.engadget.com/microsoft-buys-zenimax-bethesda-id-arkane-131006192.html

 

5 secret identity theft scams targeting senior citizens

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

 

Mozilla Discontinues Firefox Feature Abused in Malware, Phishing Attacks

https://www.securityweek.com/mozilla-discontinues-firefox-feature-abused-malware-phishing-attacks

 

This 1440p webcam is just $21, mics included

Depstech via Amazon is selling its 1440p webcam for $21 with checkout code.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3575074/this-1440p-webcam-is-just-21-mics-included.html

 

Google now lets you set Gmail as the default mail app on iOS 14

https://9to5google.com/2020/09/21/gmail-ios-default-mail/

 

Android 11 Go Could Make Cheap Phones Up to 20% Faster

https://gizmodo.com/android-11-go-could-make-cheap-phones-up-to-20-faster-1845011081

 

Feds: Amazon Staffers Took Bribes to Prop Up Sketchy Merchants, Products

According to the indictment, the bribes went to at least 10 Amazon employees and contractors, who could reinstate merchants and products previously suspended over safety and counterfeit complaints.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/feds-amazon-staffers-took-bribes-to-prop-up-sketchy-merchants-products

 

5 uses for security cameras you never thought of before now

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/5-uses-for-security-cameras-you-never-thought-of-before-now/461263/

 

Artificial Intelligence Shows Promise in Fight Against Coronavirus

Algorithms and big data uncover potential coronavirus treatments and vaccines

https://www.lifewire.com/artificial-intelligence-shows-promise-in-fight-against-coronavirus-5075939

 

Chinese Antivirus Firm Was Part of APT41 ‘Supply Chain’ Attack

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/09/chinese-antivirus-firm-was-part-of-apt41-supply-chain-attack/

 

How to Copy and Paste Anywhere

We explain how to copy and paste on all your devices, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iPhone.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-copy-and-paste/

 

The 5 Biggest Takeaways From Xbox's Bethesda Acquisition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx5G9HWBQwM&t=0s

 

Leak reveals Microsoft developed Android-powered Surface Duo in secret from failing Windows Core OS team

https://mspoweruser.com/leak-reveals-microsoft-developed-android-powered-surface-duo-in-secret-from-failing-windows-core-os-team/

 

Applying AI to Bring a 'Better You' to Video Meetings

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/Applying-AI-to-Bring-a-Better-You-to-Video-Meetings-86834.html

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Alexa users can say “Hey Samuel” to summon Samuel L. Jackson’s voice

The option of hearing the actor's voice was already available, but you had to say "Alexa, ask Sam..." first.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3575363/replace-alexa-wake-word-with-hey-samuel.html?utm_date=20200920221338&huid=3fc3c8e9-c30f-4051-86e2-3f927b788b83

 

Hackers From Russia, China, Iran Are Targeting Presidential Campaigns, Microsoft Warns

Hacking attempts against people associated with the Biden and Trump campaigns were unsuccessful, Microsoft says, but the company is urging everyone involved in the 2020 elections to stay on guard. 

https://www.pcmag.com/news/hackers-from-russia-china-iran-are-targeting-presidential-campaigns-microsoft?

 

Four operating systems: One device. How the Chromebook will become the universal laptop.

Soon, you'll be able to run not just Chrome OS, Android, and Linux on your Chromebook but Windows applications as well. Here's how and what that will mean for your company's PCs and laptops.

https://www.idginsiderpro.com/article/3573644/four-operating-systems-one-device-how-the-chromebook-will-become-the-universal-laptop.html

 

Enable or Disable Thumbnail Previews in Windows 10 File Explorer

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-or-disable-thumbnail-previews-in-explorer

 

How to Move a Window to Another Virtual Desktop on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/688224/how-to-move-a-window-to-another-virtual-desktop-on-windows-10/

 

How to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Windows 10

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/how-to-enable-dns-over-https-doh-in-windows-10/

 

How to Re-register Microsoft Store app in Windows 10

https://tinyurl.com/y54c648y

   

AT&T Scams: What They Are and How to Protect Yourself From Them

Mobilize your response to scammers to send them packing

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-the-att-scam-5077670

 

9 Free Music Download Apps for Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/free-music-download-apps-android/

 

Brave Browser

Make your Internet surfing sessions more enjoyable by avoiding annoying ads and intrusive trackers using this appealing and intuitive browser

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Brave.shtml

 

How to enable Sleeping Tabs to save resources on Microsoft Edge

You can now enable Sleeping Tabs in Microsoft Edge to save memory, processor, and other resources to improve performance and battery life on Windows 10. Here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-sleeping-tabs-microsoft-edge/

 

The worst version of Windows ever released

Windows Me was unstable, unloved and unusable. But was it really the worst OS Microsoft ever produced – worse even than Windows 8?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3575332/the-worst-version-of-windows-ever-released.html

 

Hitting the Books: How social media keeps us clicking

Can't stop, won't stop doomscrolling.

https://www.engadget.com/hitting-the-books-the-hype-machine-sinan-aral-fortier-143007043.html

 

Faking it: the thriving business of “fake alert” web scams

Tech support scams and “scarevertising” for questionable mobile apps use ad networks to find their unwitting victims.

https://news.sophos.com/en-us/2020/09/09/faking-it-the-thriving-business-of-fake-alert-web-scams/

 

CEOs Could Be Held Personally Liable for Cyberattacks that Kill

https://threatpost.com/ceos-personally-liable-cyberattacks-kill/158990/

 

Tortured by your slow computer? 4 expert ways to make it speedy again

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/how-to-speed-up-slow-computer-155524221.html

 

PS5 won't support PS1, PS2 or PS3 games natively — but there's still hope

PS2 and PS3 games could be streamable on PS Now

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/ps5-wont-support-ps1-ps2-or-ps3-games-natively-but-theres-still-hope

 

Microsoft's Your Phone App Can Now Run Android Apps on Your PC

Microsoft is updating the Your Phone app so that you can control Android apps on your Windows 10 PC.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-your-phone-run-android-apps-on-pc/

 

How coffee makers and teddy bears could be putting your network at risk

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/iot-devices-are-high-risk/754774/

 

Judge Temporarily Stops Removal of WeChat From US App Stores

UPDATE: The Commerce Department has delayed plans to yank the TikTok app from US app stores after President Trump gave an Oracle-Walmart deal 'preliminary approval.' A judge, meanwhile, temporarily halted the WeChat ban.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/us-will-block-tiktok-and-wechat-downloads-on-sept-20

 

Transcribe feature for Word lets you convert Speech into a Text transcript

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/transcribe-feature-word-for-the-web

 

How to Replicate the iOS 14 App Library on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/690989/how-to-replicate-the-ios-14-app-library-on-android/

 

Hands-on with Windows 10's new Start Menu

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/hands-on-with-windows-10s-new-start-menu/

 

How to Turn On or Off Display Apps from Android Phone in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/162073-turn-off-display-apps-phone-your-phone-app-windows-10-a.html

 

The 6 Best Linux Laptops of 2020

Find the best computer for this alternative OS

https://www.lifewire.com/best-linux-laptops-4582617

 

Android Apps Not Working? Try These Fixes

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-android-apps-not-working/

 

PCSX2

A powerful Play Station 2 emulator that enables you to enjoy your favorite games on the PC, provided you have the necessary ROM files

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Miscellaneous/PCSX2.shtml

 

How to disable notifications on Windows 10

If you're getting distracted, you can turn off notifications and their sound on Windows 10, and here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-notifications-windows-10/

 

14 ways to speed up Windows 10

If you want to optimize Windows 10, take a few minutes to try out these tips to speed up your PC and make it less prone to performance and system issues.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3029168/14-ways-to-speed-up-windows-10.html

 

Microsoft releases a final preview for Windows 10's October update

Next month's Windows 10 feature update tweaks the Start menu and Edge.

https://www.engadget.com/windows-10-20h2-preview-105304110.html

 

Salfram: Robbing the place without removing your name tag

https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2020/09/salfram-robbing-place-without-removing.html

 

Ransomware Spreads a New Virus

The recent attack on Tesla open a dangerous threat vector

https://www.securityinfowatch.com/cybersecurity/information-security/breach-detection/article/21152489/the-recent-attack-on-tesla-open-a-dangerous-threat-vector

 

Need an extra PC for working or schooling from home? Here are some solutions

https://www.yahoo.com/news/extra-pc-working-schooling-home-110510162.html

 

HP's ProBook 635 Aero packs AMD Ryzen 4000 in a 2.2-pound chassis

It's the lightest AMD-based business laptop ever

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/hps-probook-635-aero-packs-amd-ryzen-4000-in-a-22-pound-chassis

 

The FBI Warns Windows 7 Users to Secure Their PCs

The FBI has published a PIN telling all Windows 7 users to secure their computers. And you'd do well to take notice.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fbi-warns-windows-7-users-secure-pcs/

 

Is someone watching you? This clever new iPhone feature will tell you

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/ios-14-privacy-feature/754775/

 

Trump Gives Oracle-Walmart Deal for TikTok 'Preliminary Approval'

The Commerce Department pushes the deadline for app stores to remove the TikTok app from Sept. 20 to Sept. 27 as final details are hashed out.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/trump-gives-oracle-walmart-deal-for-tiktok-preliminary-approval

 

How to extract attachments from PDF

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/extract-attachments-from-pdf

 

How to Detect Hidden Surveillance Cameras With Your Phone

https://www.howtogeek.com/411095/how-to-detect-hidden-surveillance-cameras-with-your-phone/

 

These Windows 10 tools give you complete control over privacy

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/these-windows-10-tools-give-you-complete-control-over-privacy/

 

How to Automatically Create System Restore Point at Startup in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/64791-automatically-create-system-restore-point-startup-windows-10-a.html

 

Google Meet vs. Zoom: What's the Difference?

See what sets these video conferencing apps apart

https://www.lifewire.com/see-what-sets-these-video-conferencing-apps-apart-5077639

 

7 Tips for Using Smart Speakers for Remote Learning

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smart-home/use-smart-speakers-for-remote-learning/

 

cURL

Use this open source tool to transfer files using URL syntax benefiting from the support for a large number of protocols and certificates

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/File-Editors/cURL.shtml

 

How to change screen resolution on Windows 10

Do you need to adjust the screen resolution on your monitor? Here's how to do it on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/change-resolution-windows-10/

 

Ransomware Dominates 41% of all Cyber Insurance Claims in H1 2020

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ransomware-dominates-41-of-all-cyber-insurance-claims-in-h1-2020

 

NBCU's new deal with Roku will bring Peacock to the streaming platform

Peacock has been missing from one of the biggest smart TV platforms, but now it's coming to Roku.

https://www.engadget.com/peacock-roku-agreement-222604757.html

 

The Joys of Owning an ‘OG’ Email Account

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/09/the-joys-of-owning-an-og-email-account/

 

US Court Documents Published in Ransomware Attack

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/us-court-documents-published-in/

 

The EU wants to give itself the power to kick US tech giants out of Europe

https://www.yahoo.com/news/eu-wants-itself-power-kick-130801910.html

 

Gateway returns with a herd of laptops — and we're 'udderly' shocked!

The other laptop makers will have a cow!

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/gateway-returns-with-a-herd-of-laptops-and-were-udderly-shocked

 

Printer Offline? 10 Fixes to Get It Back Online in Windows 10

You might get an error that says that your printer is offline in Windows 10. Solve the error with this troubleshooting guide.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/get-printer-offline-back-online/

 

7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/7-clever-apple-tricks/364844/

 

What To Do If Your Laptop Freezes

If your computer has slowed to a near-crawl, or become unresponsive entirely, here's how to see if it's an easy fix or something that needs more attention.

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/what-to-do-if-your-laptop-freezes

 

Calculate Weight to Height ratio and BMI in Excel using this BMI calculation formula

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/calculate-bmi-in-excel

 

How to Type Emails Faster in Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/688433/how-to-type-emails-faster-in-gmail/

 

Microsoft removes Windows Defender ability after security concerns

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-removes-windows-defender-ability-after-security-concerns/

 

How to Enable or Disable Fullscreen Optimizations for Apps and Games in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/104080-enable-disable-fullscreen-optimizations-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Save One Page of a PDF

Yes, you can save single pages from a PDF

https://www.lifewire.com/save-one-page-of-a-pdf-5077402

 

How to Fix Can’t Type in Terminal Issue in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-cant-type-in-terminal-issue-linux/

 

dnGREP

An intuitive GUI for GREP that makes it easier to find files, Regex, XPath and text in documents, with thorough criteria to add and clever context menu integration

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/File-Management/dnGREP.shtml

 

Microsoft Edge gets vertical tabs navigation experience

Here's a closer look at the vertical tabs navigation on Microsoft Edge. It's different, but it looks like a good idea.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-vertical-tabs/

 

[Heads Up] My Name Is Being Used In Criminal Identity Theft Attacks At The Moment

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-my-name-is-being-used-in-criminal-identity-theft-attacks-at-the-moment

 

What we know about Trump’s ‘ban’ on TikTok and WeChat

TikTok could still avert a shutdown. It’s much more complicated for WeChat.

https://www.engadget.com/trump-ban-tiktok-wechat-explained-213510286.html

 

Sophisticated Phishing Scam Targeting Lloyds Bank Customers

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/phishing-scam-lloyds-bank-customers/

 

Critical Flaws in 3rd-Party Code Allow Takeover of Industrial Control Systems

https://threatpost.com/severe-industrial-bugs-takeover-critical-systems/159068/

 

Oracle to Take 12.5% Stake in TikTok Global, Walmart to Get 7.5%

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/oracle-12-5-stake-tiktok-234830415.html

 

The Microsoft Surface Duo — how it became the thinnest foldable device in the world

This is how Microsoft managed to do the impossible

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/the-microsft-surface-duo-how-it-became-the-thinnest-foldable-device-in-the-world

 

Windows 10 Devices Are at Risk From the BootHole Vulnerability

The BootHole vulnerability means Windows devices (both Windows 10 and Windows 8) are at risk until Microsoft issues a patch.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-10-devices-boothole-vulnerability/

 

Payment app scam could wipe out your entire balance

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/payment-app-scam/754099/

 

How to Protect Your Front Door Deliveries

Don’t let those pesky porch pirates take your Amazon deliveries. Prevent package theft and improve your outdoor security with these tech gadgets and services

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-protect-your-front-door-deliveries

 

How to use a Template to create a document with LibreOffice

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-use-a-template-to-create-a-document-with-libreoffice

 

How to Manage the Huge WinSxS Folder in Windows 10

Did you spot the WinSxS folder while looking to get more space on your PC? Let's find out how to manage this huge Windows folder.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/manage-winsxs-folder-windows/

 

Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot recreated with Raspberry Pi

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/boston-dynamics-handle-robot-recreated-with-raspberry-pi/

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