(NOTE: Windows 10 version 21H1 is expected to be
out in May)
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Set Up Windows 10 Again with the Windows Out Of Box
Starting over without starting over
You can use the Windows 10 Out Of Box Experience,
or "OOBE", at any time to reset a variety of items most commonly
associated with initial setup.
Google wants to standardize digital car key and ID
support on Android
Google will certify Secure Element chips and
software as "Android Ready SE."
Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPU power consumption:
Not great, not terrible
The truth is a little more nuanced.
Police raid apartment of alleged Verkada hacker, as
questions asked about employees’ access to customer video feeds
Thunderbird teams up with secure and private email
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MSI Expects GPU Shipments to Continue Dropping, May
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How to transcribe audio to text: what you need to
get the best results
Apple’s Siri will stop defaulting to a female voice
in the U.S., two new voices coming
- Apple will add two new English language
voices to its Siri voice assistant in an upcoming version of its
iPhone software, the company said on Wednesday.
- Users will be asked to choose their preferred
voice from four choices when they set up Siri in iOS 14.5, coming
- Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant both
currently default to feminine voices for English speakers but both
also offer a range of alternative options.
WEEKLY DIGEST: WINDOWS 10 21H2, XBOX NETWORK, TECH
In case you missed it, File Explorer gets some
overdue modern touches, Windows 10 gets updated, Xbox Live becomes
Xbox network, and more tips to get the most out of your PC.
Patch Tuesday recap: This month, an ‘Ides of March’
As the month winds down, some users may still be
having issues with problematic printer drivers and updates. Here’s
how to move beyond them.
Macrium Reflect Free Edition
Create an exact image of partitions on your hard
disk in order to easily recover from system failures without
loosing important data
Cybercriminals Publish Data Allegedly Stolen From
Shell, Multiple Universities
The FIN11 hacking group has published on their
leaks website files that were allegedly stolen from oil and gas
giant Shell, likely during a cyber-security incident involving
Accellion’s File Transfer Appliance (FTA) file sharing service.
Google Meet’s free ‘unlimited’ calls will continue
A 60 minute limit was due to be introduced at the
end of March
OMG… there’s finally a $15 replacement for your
awful, awful Apple TV remote
Looks Like There's Hope for Apple TV Remote Haters
New Chromebook Flip quietly revealed by Asus — it's
a real powerhouse
Say "hello" to the Asus Chromebook Flip CM3200
Protect your home with a private security camera
powered by blockchain technology
Ucam brings two-way audio, motion detection and
360-degree views, allowing you to monitor your home from anywhere
Update your iPhone now! Emergency patch closes
Study Concludes Apple Watch Can Use Activity Data
to Assess 'Frailty'
Results from tests at home and in clinical settings
confirm the Apple Watch and iPhone can accurately determine
cardiovascular patients' hardiness.
A new Android spyware masquerades as a 'system
How to Remove the Underline From a Hyperlink in
How Do I Delete Files From OneDrive, but Not My
There are a couple of ways to delete files from
OneDrive without deleting them from your PC: move them or stop
OpenSSL fixes high-severity flaw that allows
hackers to crash servers
The widely used code library is also purged of a
certificate verification bypass.
How much staying power will future CPUs and GPUs
have? | Ask an expert
Technological advances are only a partial factor in
the longevity of PC components.
Graham Cluley, public speaker and independent
Don't get too excited about the features of Windows
10 version 21H1
How to Fix Overscan and Underscan When Connecting a
TV to PC
Nvidia’s RTX 3080 Ti Possibly Pushed Back Until
May, Ampere in Short Supply
How to use speech to text in Microsoft Word
Speech to text software: a hidden gem in the
Microsoft 365 suite
Apple expected to unveil new iPhone, Mac and Watch
software June 7 in virtual event
- Apple announced on Tuesday that its annual
developers conference will begin June 7.
- Like last year, it’ll be online-only due
to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
- WWDC, as the event is known, is where
Apple typically unveils its new iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple
TV and Mac software.
Windows 10 update KB5000850 outs for version 1909
Windows 10 versions 1909 and 1809 are getting a
preview of the next cumulative update to address a slew of
How to replace Edge as the default browser in
Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t
Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox, or another
browser the primary one in Windows 10. (But are you sure you want
Adware and toolbar removal application that
silently eliminates a vast array of programs that have a negative
impact on your system's security and performance
Child Unknowingly Tweets From US Nuclear Command's
Some jokingly said the cryptic tweet,
";l;;gmlxzssaw," was a US nuclear launch code. Others, that the
Pentagon had been hacked.
Apple supplier Foxconn warns that component
shortages will last until 2022
The tech manufacturer expects to miss some orders
The least popular internet provider in the US isn’t
the one you think
Intel Somehow Squeezes More Performance Out of Its
11th-Gen Desktop Processors, but I'm Not Sure It Should Have
Outlook on Windows to get suggested replies feature
Suggested replies Outlook feature finally coming to
Apple releases iOS 14.4.2 and watchOS 7.3.3 to
close an active vulnerability
The company recommends all users download the
updates as soon as possible.
Anyone can intercept your text messages – unless
you do this
New Android Malware Poses as Security Update to
Take Control of Devices
The malware can record calls, take photos, and
perform a variety of invasive actions.
Facebook's apps used in more than half of online
child sex crimes
How to Peek at Links Before Opening Them in Chrome
Is Using the Cloud Safe?
As security compromises seem to happen regularly,
many ask, "Is using the cloud safe?" It's as safe as you make it.
Fairphone suggests Qualcomm is the biggest barrier
to long-term Android support
Qualcomm ended support for the phone after Android
6, but Fairphone is still going
The best SSDs of 2021: Watch out for price
The best solid-state drives can supercharge your
PC. Here are our picks for the best SSDs, and what you should know
before a purchase.
Ransomware gang says it targets firms who have
And what’s more, it will hack insurance firms to
Universal MediaCreationTool with support for
Windows 10 21H1 released
Google’s Fuchsia Could Be Near 1st Developer
Intel CEO: Reliance on Asia for Semiconductor
Manufacturing Isn’t ‘Palatable’
How to use speech-to-text software like a pro
What you need to know when using audio
Biden infrastructure plan seeks hundreds of
billions to beef up America’s tech prowess
- President Biden wants to dramatically
expand internet access to Americans with a $100 billion investment
as part of his new infrastructure plan.
- The proposal includes investments in the
electric vehicle market, which the plan bills as a job creator,
and in research and development programs.
- The plan seeks to close racial and gender
disparities in science, technology, engineering and math by
proposing investments directed toward historically Black colleges
and universities and minority-serving institutions.
How to set up Live Caption in Google Chrome
Google Chrome can now generate live captions from
most videos and audio you found in the, and here's how to enable
or disable the feature.
Everything you need to know about Windows 10X
Microsoft’s messaging around its upcoming Windows
10 variant has changed over time. You have questions? We have
Grammarly for Firefox
Enhance your spelling, grammar, and writing style
with the help of this reliable browser extension that can also
spot any instance of plagiarism
Microsoft: Firmware Attacks Outpacing Security
Microsoft is confirming a surge in malicious
attacks targeting firmware and the software giant wants to play a
role in reducing the attack surface below the operating system.
Amazon faces lawsuit over missed lunch breaks
A former fulfillment center worker says employees
also often didn’t get enough rest breaks
Google Assistant is getting a major Memory upgrade
T-Mobile Will Make Google Messages Its Default
Messaging App for Android
RIP Communities: PS4 feature is shutting down for
good next month
Au Revoir PlayStation Communities
The internet has become a tool for authoritarian
It's one of many in their digital bags of dirty
Be careful what you share if you’re searching for a
Apple Patches iOS 14 Flaw That May Be Under Active
The vulnerability deals with WebKit, the browser
engine in Safari. Specially crafted web content can trigger the
browser engine to run untrusted computer code on an iPhone
iPhone storage full? Here are 3 ways to save your
photos and videos
Basic Computer Security: How to Protect Yourself
from Viruses, Hackers, and Thieves
Getting Rid of Bing in Windows Search
We can't change the search engine used by Windows
Search when searching the web, but we can avoid Bing by not having
Windows Search search the web at all.
3D printer waste can be recycled into truck parts,
Fuel clips made from the plastic are cheaper,
lighter, and more resistant.
Chrome can now caption almost any video or audio
This is an excellent accessibility feature!
Ransomware attack forces college to tell students
to stay at home
Microsoft Edge 91 will be the first to support
syncing on Linux
Android Apps Not Working? Try These Fixes
Here Are Your Options for an Affordable GPU in 2021
How to use speech-to-text in Google Docs
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Google Maps has a wild new feature that will guide
you through indoor spaces like airports
- Google on Tuesday announced several new
features that are coming to Google Maps.
- The coolest one lets you navigate indoors
using augmented reality, which displays arrows and markers on your
phone’s screen to show you exactly where to go.
- Google’s big maps update also includes
other features that will roll out in the coming months.
How to set different background for virtual
desktops on Windows 10
You can now set a custom wallpaper for each virtual
desktop, and here's how on Windows 10 build 21337 and higher.
What's in the latest Edge update? Vertical tabs for
all, and faster start-ups
Version 89 of Microsoft's Edge browser kills off 33
security vulnerabilities and is supposed to boost startup times by
up to 41%.
Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Cumulative Update
to Fix Fatal Crashes
Windows 10 users have been provided with way too
many cumulative updates this month, as Microsoft has released a
new batch, this time supposed to fix the previous pack that it
published on March 15. But let’s take everything one a time.
Biden Extends Executive Order on Cyberattack
President Joe Biden on Monday sent a letter to the
House of Representatives and the Senate to extend an executive
order regarding sanctions issued in response to cyberattacks.
Amazon denies stories of workers peeing in bottles,
receives a flood of evidence in return
There’s widespread evidence, no matter what Amazon
This is the reason I rarely open Apple’s Messages
Vaccine passports could prove to be a privacy
minefield for regulators
- The aviation and tourism industries — both
brutalized over the last year — have been the keenest to pursue
this technology to re-open global travel.
- Given the sensitive health-related data at
play, launching any digital service raises questions around
privacy and data protection.
- Apple and Google previously collaborated
on creating standards for contact tracing in smartphones.
Dangerous Android App Pretends to Be a System
Update to Steal Your Data
Windows 10 update fixes printer bug causing Blue
Screen of Death: Install it now
Temporary and permanent fixes for the Windows 10
printer bug are now available
No one agrees on how to fix Big Tech
There's not even consensus on what's broken.
Scam alert: Don’t fall for this free Walmart
FTC: Don't Fall for COVID 'Vaccine Survey' Scams
No legitimate surveys ask for credit card or bank
account details to pay for a 'free' reward.
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