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Microsoft sets Nov. 1 deadline for shutting off old Outlook clients from 365 services

Commercial customers running older versions of Outlook have two months to upgrade before losing access to the company's Microsoft 365 and Office 365 services.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3632129/microsoft-sets-nov-1-deadline-for-shutting-off-old-outlook-clients-from-365-services.html?utm_campaign=subscribers-NaN&utm_medium=subscribers_push_notification&utm_source=subscribers

 

Microsoft is rolling out a new Teams features to deal with the hybrid work explosion

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-rolling-out-new-teams-features-for-hybrid-work-explosion-150031560.html

 

How to Keep Lines of Text Together in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/738784/how-to-keep-lines-of-text-together-in-google-docs/

 

Microsoft Edge version 93 introduces many new features

https://news.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-edge-version-93-now-available-for-all-users-106219/

 

No, wildfire smoke won’t kill your PC. But it might hurt it

As if we don’t have enough to worry about these days, right?

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3631910/no-wildfire-smoke-wont-kill-your-pc-but-it-might-hurt-it.html

 

How to Upgrade Your Computer From Windows 8 to Windows 11

Determine if you can get a free upgrade to Windows 11

https://www.lifewire.com/upgrade-windows-8-to-windows-11-5197416

 

Company size is a nonissue with automated cyberattack tools

Even with plenty of old problems to contend with, an expert suggests security pros need to get ready for new and more powerful automated ransomware tools.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/company-size-is-a-nonissue-with-automated-cyberattack-tools/

 

This Lightning cable could steal all your passwords

https://www.techradar.com/news/this-lightning-cable-could-steal-all-your-passwords

 

How to Tell If Someone Was Snooping on Your PC: 4 Ways

Suspect that your computer isn't how you left it? Learn how to tell if someone was snooping on your PC!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/has-someone-used-your-pc-3-ways-to-check/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

Waterfox

A browser that is modeled from the Firefox source code and built using Clang-cl on Windows, bringing you a better browsing experience

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

 

Microsoft Edge update makes tabs fab with support for tab groups

Microsoft Edge has some nifty new features for managing tabs, including support for tab groups.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-edge-update-makes-tabs-fab-including-support-tab-groups

 

How to Enable or Disable News and Interests on Taskbar in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/178178-how-enable-disable-news-interests-taskbar-windows-10-a.html

 

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/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Samsung unveils massive 98-inch 4K Neo QLED TV to outdo OLED

Samsung adds new sizes to Neo QLED, The Frame and The Terrace 4K TVs

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/nda-91-9am-et-samsung-goes-big-with-massive-98-inch-4k-neo-qled-model

 

Apple watchOS 8: Everything to know about the next Apple Watch OS

https://bgr.com/tech/apple-watchos-8-news/

 

[Software Update] Microsoft PowerToys 0.45.0 Now Available for Windows 10

https://www.askvg.com/download-official-microsoft-powertoys-for-windows-10/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

Translated Conti ransomware playbook gives insight into attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/translated-conti-ransomware-playbook-gives-insight-into-attacks/

 

Twitter’s Super Follows could run into an App Store problem

The feature just launched, but how it works is sort of weird

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/2/22654495/twitter-super-follow-in-app-purchases-ios

 

Untangling the Terminal: How to master the macOS command line interface

How-tos, tips, and tricks

https://www.macworld.com/article/350436/macos-terminal-utilities-command-line-files-directories-folders-quick-look.html

 

Google is reportedly making its own ARM-based Chromebook processors

And they could be released in 2023.

https://www.engadget.com/google-chromebook-processor-114006740.html

 

The smart trick to know when your phone’s camera or mic is being used

https://www.komando.com/kims-column/know-when-your-phone-is-spying/757249/

 

11 Essential Apps for Ironclad Online Privacy

Another day, another data breach. Sidestepping trackers and protecting your personal information might seem like a hopeless task, but these top privacy apps can really make a difference.

https://www.pcmag.com/picks/essential-apps-for-protecting-your-privacy-online

 

5M get stimulus help to pay for internet and a laptop — and you can still apply

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/5m-stimulus-help-pay-internet-132000724.html

 

What Is Dual-Channel Memory?

https://www.howtogeek.com/730583/what-is-dual-channel-memory/

 

How to find Breached Passwords with PowerShell

https://reviews.thewindowsclub.com/find-breached-passwords-with-powershell/

 

How much RAM do you need in a laptop? Here's how to figure it out

First, know your budget and your expected tasks to narrow down your choice.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3630211/how-much-ram-do-you-need-in-a-laptop.html

 

How to Customize Windows 11

Tweak the operating system to your exact specifications

https://www.lifewire.com/customize-windows-11-5196410

 

Google's unified Gmail interface is available to all: Here's how to get it

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/googles-unified-gmail-interface-is-available-to-all-heres-how-to-get-it/

 

NSA doesn't think quantum computers can break public key encryption

Don’t worry about encryption, instead tackle the human factor, advice infosec experts

https://www.techradar.com/news/nsa-doesnt-think-quantum-computers-can-break-public-key-encryption

 

NFC vs. Bluetooth: What Are the Differences?

It seems like NFC and Bluetooth couldn't be more similar, but there are some key differences. Here are the important ones.

https://www.makeuseof.com/differences-between-nfc-and-bluetooth/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

Malwarebytes Support Tool

A diagnostics, troubleshooting and error reporting tool for users of the Malwarebytes application that makes them easily find what goes wrong with their favorite security tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Malwarebytes-Support-Tool.shtml

 

AMD loses ground in Steam Hardware & Software Survey August 2021 results

Green Team pulls ahead.

https://www.windowscentral.com/amd-loses-ground-steam-hardware-software-survey-august-2021-results

 

How to Enable or Disable TRIM Support for Solid State Drives (SSD) in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/40028-enable-disable-trim-support-solid-state-drives-windows-10-a.html

 

How to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 7

Yes, you can upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 7 while keeping your files during the process, but only if the hardware is supported.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-to-windows-11-from-windows-7/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Apple event Sept 2021 — iPhone 13, Apple Watch 7 and more

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-event

 

Apple delays iPhone photo-scanning CSAM detection amid controversy

https://bgr.com/tech/apple-delays-iphone-photo-scanning-csam-detection-amid-controversy/

 

[Software Update] Microsoft Edge 93 Stable Version Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-stable-version-of-new-microsoft-edge-browser/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

How to Translate a Web Page in Google Chrome

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-translate-a-web-page-in-google-chrome/

 

THE MOST POPULAR POSTS ON FACEBOOK ARE PLAGIARIZED

Being original on Facebook doesn’t pay, according to its own data

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/27/22644126/the-most-popular-posts-on-facebook-are-plagiarized

 

How to encrypt Time Machine backups

Apple offers different ways to manage Time Machine encryption for local and network backups.

https://www.macworld.com/article/353731/encrypt-time-machine.html

 

The Morning After: Windows 11 will be available (for some) on October 5th

You might have to wait.

https://www.engadget.com/the-morning-after-windows-11-will-be-available-for-some-on-october-5th-111506973.html

 

6 pieces of tech that are always draining power and costing you money

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/6-common-power-drains/598718/

 

10 Ways to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

Check out these quick tips to boost your wireless signal from your router, extend and optimize your Wi-Fi coverage, and speed up your surfing.

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/10-ways-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal

 

5 warning signs of malicious apps — and how to get rid of them

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/malicious-apps-signs-yahoo-subscriptions-170133021.html

 

How to Remove Write Protection on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/740429/how-to-remove-write-protection-on-windows-10/

 

Fix Crypt32.dll not found or missing error in Windows 11/10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/crypt32-dll-not-found-or-missing-error

 

How to keep your PC cool for best performance

Keep your gaming PC cool with these tips on how to lower the temperature.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3627296/how-to-keep-your-pc-cool-for-best-performance.html

 

How to Use a Mac Magic Keyboard on a Windows PC

And tips for mapping the keys to your preferences

https://www.lifewire.com/use-magic-keyboard-on-windows-pc-5197318

 

What is zero trust security?

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/what-is-zero-trust-security/

 

Global chip shortage could drag on until 2023

https://www.techradar.com/news/global-chip-shortage-could-drag-on-until-2023

 

Is WhatsApp Safe? 5 Scams, Threats, and Security Risks to Know About

WhatsApp security is a challenge, making it a frequent target of scammers and hackers. Is WhatsApp safe? Here's what you need to know.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-security-threats-whatsapp-users-need-know/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

YUMI Portable

Create multi-boot USB sticks to deploy installations of operating systems and applications with this portable and easy to use application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/YUMI-Portable.shtml

 

Commercial previews for Windows 11, Windows 10 version 21H2 are here

You can download them now.

https://www.windowscentral.com/commercial-previews-windows-11-windows-10-version-21h2-released

 

How to create a Windows 10 ISO image for clean, in-place upgrade and repair install

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/72031-create-windows-10-iso-image-existing-installation.html

 

How to create custom partition to install Windows 10

You can create and install Windows 10 on a custom partition, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-custom-partition-install-windows-10/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Walmart Plus — Everything you need to know

Walmart Plus takes on Amazon Prime

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/walmart-plus-membership-free-delivery

 

Apple Car production may finally start in 2024 after years of rumors

https://bgr.com/tech/apple-car-production-may-finally-start-in-2024-after-years-of-rumors/

 

Try This to Fix Internet and Network Connection Issues in Windows

https://www.askvg.com/try-this-to-fix-internet-and-network-connection-issues-in-windows/

 

How to block Windows Plug-and-Play auto-installing insecure apps

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/how-to-block-windows-plug-and-play-auto-installing-insecure-apps/

 

Peloton says it’s subject to DOJ, DHS, and SEC investigations into Tread Plus injuries

The company initially fought calls to recall its treadmills

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/27/22644743/peloton-tread-plus-doj-dhs-sec-recall-cpsc

 

How to check if your Mac has a Recovery partition installed

The Recovery partition is a critical tool to help with macOS installation and fixing problems.

https://www.macworld.com/article/353087/how-to-check-mac-recovery-partition.html

 

Alexa will now speak louder if it detects a lot of background noise

The new 'Adaptive Volume' feature is available in the US.

https://www.engadget.com/alexa-adaptive-volume-074739210.html

 

Windows 11 is coming in October – Here are all the details we have so far

https://www.komando.com/technology/windows-11-release-date/805526/

 

What to Do if Your Laptop Is Plugged In But Not Charging

If your laptop is plugged in but not getting any juice, these steps can help you troubleshoot.

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/what-to-do-if-your-laptop-is-plugged-in-but-not-charging

 

Apple will hold its iPhone 13 event on September 14th

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-iphone-13-event-2021-date-161123048.html

 

How to Raise Your Hand in a Microsoft Teams Meeting

https://www.howtogeek.com/738178/how-to-raise-your-hand-in-a-microsoft-teams-meeting/

 

Best Twitter Tips and Tricks for better microblogging

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/twitter-tips-tricks

 

Intel Alder Lake explained: How it enables a new generation of PCs

It's built specifically with Windows 11 in mind.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3629502/intels-alder-lake-what-you-need-to-know.html

 

How to Update Asus Motherboard BIOS

Update your Asus motherboard drivers too

https://www.lifewire.com/update-bios-on-asus-motherboard-5189345

 

How to get the Windows 11 security protections on an existing PC

Windows 11 will turn on hardware security by default but only on new PCs or if you re-image from scratch. But there is a workaround.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-get-the-windows-11-security-protections-on-your-windows-10-pc/

 

These Bluetooth security flaws could affect billions of devices

Vulnerabilities impact everything from speakers, home theaters, laptops, and even car infotainment systems

https://www.techradar.com/news/these-bluetooth-security-flaws-could-affect-billions-of-devices

 

6 Reasons Why You Should Give Linux Another Chance in 2021

Gone are the days when Linux was considered an operating system for developers and tech geeks.

https://www.makeuseof.com/reasons-give-linux-another-chance/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

MicroSIP Portable

Straightforward and user-friendly software utility that enables you to easily place multiple VoIP calls or send messages through SIP

https://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/Internet/Others/MicroSIP-Portable.shtml

 

Microsoft 365 services won't work with Outlook 2007 and 2010 after November

It's time to move from Outlook 2007 and 2010 to a more up-to-date version of the service.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-365-services-wont-work-outlook-2007-and-2010-after-november

 

How to Add or Remove Quick Launch toolbar in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4624-add-remove-quick-launch-toolbar-windows-10-a.html

 

How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you quickly share files with other users over a network — here are three ways to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-network-file-sharing-windows-10/

 

Windows 11 release date is October 5 — here's how free upgrades will work

Windows 11 is coming October 5, but can your PC run it?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/windows-11-release-date-is-october-5-heres-how-free-upgrades-will-work

 

Apple macOS Monterey: Everything we know so far

https://bgr.com/tech/apple-macos-monterey-news/

 

[Tip] New Working Method to Restore Classic Theme and UI in Firefox 91 and Later Versions

https://www.askvg.com/tip-new-working-method-to-restore-classic-theme-and-ui-in-firefox-91-and-later-versions/

 

Fired NY credit union employee nukes 21GB of data in revenge

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fired-ny-credit-union-employee-nukes-21gb-of-data-in-revenge/

 

A Twitter outage cut off the Midwest this morning

The problems started around 8:30AM ET

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/27/22644376/twitter-down-outage-midwest-states

 

How to reset the NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC on any Mac

If you're experiencing weird glitches with your Mac, this troubleshooting step may help.

https://www.macworld.com/article/224955/how-to-reset-a-macs-nvram-pram-and-smc.html

 

Twitch streamers are taking a day off to protest hate raids

Abuse has escalated to dangerous levels.

https://www.engadget.com/twitch-streamers-are-taking-a-day-off-next-week-to-protest-hate-raids-065515266.html

 

Cybercriminals have a new way to scam you: Stealing and selling your internet bandwidth

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/bandwidth-stealing-malware/805497/

 

How to Buy a PC Built in America

If you want to support US manufacturing with your next computer purchase, you have some high-quality options.

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-buy-a-pc-built-in-america

 

Intel to invest up to 80 billion euros in boosting EU chip capacity-CEO

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/intel-says-ireland-chip-factory-151854187.html

 

Recycle your old Raspberry Pi boards with OKdo

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/recycle-your-old-raspberry-pi-boards-with-okdo/

 

A Bash web server

One Liners

With one line of Bash code, you can create a Bash web server for quickly viewing the output from Bash scripts and commands.

https://www.linux-magazine.com/Issues/2021/250/Bash-Web-Server

 

How to Reformat a Disk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Y2y_kIgIw

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Mon 2319 09/06/2021

Fraud types

https://www.westernunion.com/us/en/fraudawareness/fraud-types.html

 

Sorry, America. You’ve already been hacked.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sorry-america-youve-already-been-hacked-163253598.html

 

Synology NAS Devices Under Attack From StealthWorker Botnet

https://www.howtogeek.com/746871/synology-nas-devices-under-attack-from-stealthworker-botnet/

 

How to Finally Enable YouTube's Picture-in-Picture on iPhone

YouTube finally brings Picture-in-Picture to Apple devices, but it's not obvious how.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-finally-enable-youtubes-picture-in-picture-on-ip-1847555079

 

Here are the CPUs that officially can run Windows 11

Microsoft's drawn a line in the sand, but it remains to be seen just how restrictive that line is.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3623192/what-cpus-can-run-windows-11.html

 

AWS will start monitoring for extremist content on its cloud

Sources claim AWS is hiring domain experts to put its plan into motion

https://www.techradar.com/news/aws-will-start-monitoring-for-extremist-content-on-its-cloud

 

12 Things that Bing Does Better than Google

https://www.maketecheasier.com/bing-better-than-google/

 

Optional Windows 10 Update rolls out with long list of fixes

You can try out the upcoming bug fixes that will arrive with September's Patch Tuesday update.

https://www.windowscentral.com/optional-windows-10-update-rolls-out-long-list-fixes

 

How to use the Windows Media Creation Tool to create a Windows 10 ISO file

The free Windows Media Creation Tool from Microsoft grants you the power to create your own bootable Windows 10 backup, but you have to find and download it first.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-windows-media-creation-tool-to-create-a-windows-10-iso-file/

 

MicroSIP Lite

Initiate VoIP calls via open SIP protocols with your friends with this intuitive application that allows TLS/SRTP encryption for increased security

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Telephony-SMS-GSM/MicroSIP-Lite.shtml

 

Thinking of Using iCloud Backups on Your iPhone? Read This First

Sure, iCloud backups are convenient, but they aren't everlasting as one Google employee learned the hard way.

https://www.makeuseof.com/thinking-of-using-icloud-backups-on-your-iphone-read-this-first/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

How to Add Secure Delete to Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124286-add-secure-delete-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

How to enable DNS over HTTPS (DoH) on Windows 11

Windows 11 now includes support for DNS over HTTPS to improve your online privacy, and here's how to configure the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-dns-over-https-windows-11/

 

Does Windows 11 require TPM 2.0? We have good news and bad news

Windows 11 will run on systems lacking TPM 2.0, but there's a catch

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/does-windows-11-require-tpm-20-we-have-good-news-and-bad-news

 

Cybercriminal sells tool to hide malware in AMD, NVIDIA GPUs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cybercriminal-sells-tool-to-hide-malware-in-amd-nvidia-gpus/

 

Apple will ask before it targets you with its ads in iOS 15

Apple is treating itself like other developers — sort of

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/2/22654121/apple-personalized-ads-ios-15-prompt-app-tracking

 

Apple delays controversial iCloud Photo CSAM scanning

The new features are now coming 'later this year.'

https://www.macworld.com/article/355366/pple-to-postpone-controversial-csam-rollout.html

 

What Is a Raspberry Pi?

The little green $35 computer explained

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-raspberry-pi-4042337

 

This simple trick can make your iPhone feel faster in just a few seconds

https://bgr.com/tech/this-simple-trick-can-make-your-iphone-feel-faster-in-just-a-few-seconds/

 

Privacy advocates raise concerns about US-built biometric system for Afghans

If the Taliban gets access to it, the system could be used to identify and target individuals.

https://www.engadget.com/privacy-advocates-concerns-us-built-biometric-system-afghans-045950737.html

 

Google just banned 8 dangerous apps – Check your phone right now!

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/dangerous-crypto-apps/804719/

 

Exploding Phones: Why It Happens, How to Prevent It

The average smartphone is unlikely to explode, but it happens. There's not much you can do if shoddy hardware is to blame, but these tips may help prevent your phone from going up in smoke.

https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/why-phones-explode-and-how-to-prevent-it-from-happening-to-you

 

What is malware — and how can you protect yourself from it?

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/what-is-malware-yahoo-subscriptions-212642366.html

 

How to Add Formulas to Tables in Microsoft Word

https://www.howtogeek.com/738493/how-to-add-formulas-to-tables-in-microsoft-word/

 

How to Hide Your Browsing History From Ad Trackers With iCloud 'Private Relay'

Protect your Safari traffic from trackers and data-loggers using this new iCloud+ feature.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-hide-your-browsing-history-from-ad-trackers-with-1847553318

 

Google may be creating its own M1 CPU rival for Chromebooks

Watch out, Intel? Google may start making its own Arm-based CPU for Chromebooks, following in the footsteps of Apple's M1 chip.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3632048/google-may-be-creating-its-own-m1-cpu-rival-for-chromebooks.html

 

If you're experiencing crashes in the new Windows 11 build, here's how to fix it

Microsoft is aware of the issues

https://www.techradar.com/news/if-youre-experiencing-crashes-in-the-new-windows-11-build-heres-how-to-fix-it

 

How to Mount a Windows Share Folder on Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/mount-windows-share-folder-linux/

 

Here's what will happen to Insiders on unsupported PCs running Windows 11 over the coming weeks

Unsupported PCs will get Cumulative Updates but no new builds of Windows 11 before having to roll back to Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-sheds-light-what-will-happen-unsupported-insiders-pcs-running-windows-11-over-coming-weeks

 

Malicious Android apps try to hijack your Facebook account

These apps attempt to capture such Facebook data as your ID, location, IP address and associated cookies, says Zimperium.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/malicious-android-apps-try-to-hijack-your-facebook-account/

 

ContaCam

Perform security surveillance and live webcam monitoring with this program that can detect motion and send you notifications when such situations occur

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WebCam/ContaCam.shtml

 

Every Command You Can Say to Your Amazon Alexa

The future is now. Here is everything you can say to your Alexa, available in a free PDF to print off and keep handy.

https://www.makeuseof.com/every-amazon-alexa-command/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

How to Create and Restore a System Image Backup with Macrium Reflect

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/61026-backup-restore-macrium-reflect.html

 

How to install Windows 11 with a local account

If you don't want to use a Microsoft account, Windows 11 lets you set up a new installation with a local account, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-windows-11-local-account/

 

Windows 11 will be released on October 5th to newer devices

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-11-will-be-released-on-october-5th-to-newer-devices/

 

Apple CEO Tim Cook could step down after Apple Glasses launch

Tim Cook could exit after one more big thing

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-ceo-tim-cook-may-step-down-after-one-more-big-thing

 

Yahoo is Yahoo once more after new owners complete acquisition (this also applies to AOL)

Say goodbye to Verizon Media

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/2/22653652/yahoo-aol-acquired-apollo-global-management-private-equity

 

Magic Keyboard vs. Smart Keyboard: Which is right for your iPad?

Pricey and powerful versus affordable and functional.

https://www.macworld.com/article/234079/ipad-pro-magic-keyboard-vs-smart-keyboard-folio.html

 

How New Tech Could Make Batteries Safer

Keeping the sparks from flying

https://www.lifewire.com/how-new-tech-could-make-batteries-safer-5199132

 

Leaks claim Nintendo will bring Game Boy games to the Switch ‘really soon’

https://bgr.com/tech/leaks-claim-nintendo-will-bring-game-boy-games-to-the-switch-really-soon/

 

Google adds shipping and return labels to product listings in search and shopping tool

They'll appear across both free and paid listings.

https://www.engadget.com/google-shipping-and-return-annotations-search-shopping-194556374.html

 

One buried Google Maps setting you need to change now

https://www.komando.com/kims-column/change-this-google-maps-setting/790675/

 

Chip Shortage Leads GM to Reduce Production

GM says the chip shortage will lead it to reduce production at eight North American assembly plants this month.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/chip-shortage-leads-gm-to-reduce-production

 

El Salvador's world-first adoption of bitcoin endures bumpy first day

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/el-salvador-leads-world-cryptocurrency-051112657.html

 

How to Add a Table to an Email in Gmail

https://www.howtogeek.com/737623/how-to-add-a-table-to-an-email-in-gmail/

 

Don't Get Scammed by These Fake Crypto Apps on the Google Play Store

A recent wave of bans highlights the prevalence of fraudulent crypto apps costing Android users real money.

https://lifehacker.com/dont-get-scammed-by-these-fake-crypto-apps-on-the-googl-1847548764

 

Beware this new phishing attack that's after your passwords!

That email link might not send you where you expect.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3631416/beware-this-new-phishing-attack-thats-after-your-passwords.html

 

Gigabyte is replacing faulty power supplies – check if you're affected

Only two models are being recalled

https://www.techradar.com/news/gigabyte-is-replacing-faulty-power-supplies-see-if-youre-affected

 

The Best iPad Keyboards Compared

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-ipad-keyboards-compared/

 

Microsoft warns about open redirect phishing campaign

Don't let this latest phishing attempt redirect you.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-warns-about-open-redirect-phishing-campaign

 

An easy fix to the new Google Drive storage problem for Google Photos

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/an-easy-fix-to-the-new-google-drive-storage-problem-for-google-photos/

 

Work from Home Increased Worldwide Phishing Attacks

Over the course of September 2019 to April 2021, Palo Alto Network's Unit 42 monitored firewall traffic and phishing sites detected by URL filters. The number of new phishing pages per week increased significantly when individuals began working from home. 

https://news.softpedia.com/news/work-from-home-increased-worldwide-phishing-attacks-533890.shtml

 

Mini PC vs. Laptop: Which One Should You Choose?

Mini PCs and laptops look quite similar on the face of things. So, which should you choose to suit your needs?

https://www.makeuseof.com/mini-pc-vs-laptop/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

How to Turn On or Off Use Compact Mode in File Explorer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/176132-how-turn-off-use-compact-mode-file-explorer-windows-10-a.html

 

How to disable Xbox app automatic startup on Windows 11

If the Xbox app keeps taking over the screen on startup, you can control this behavior from its settings page – here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-xbox-app-automatic-startup-windows-11/

 

What is QD-OLED? Samsung's next-gen TV display explained

Samsung's hybrid displays promise game-changing improvements

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/what-is-qd-oled-samsungs-next-gen-tv-display-explained

 

Windows Update will tell if you can upgrade to Windows 11

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-update-will-tell-if-you-can-upgrade-to-windows-11/

 

Tech companies face pressure over January 6th subpoenas

Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have all received data requests regarding the Capitol riot

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/1/22652392/google-facebook-microsoft-january-6-data-request

 

Get a deal on an M1 24-inch iMac and more at Apple’s Certified Refurbished Store

Want a new Apple device but don’t want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead.

https://www.macworld.com/article/230729/how-to-buy-refurbished-macbook-refurbished-iphone-refurbished-ipad.html

 

Apple Releases AirTags Firmware Update

But it's unclear what features or improvements it brings

https://www.lifewire.com/apple-releases-airtags-firmware-update-5199136

 

Here’s one way Apple will try to make iPhone battery life last longer

https://bgr.com/tech/heres-one-way-apple-will-try-to-make-iphone-battery-life-last-longer/

 

LinkedIn is shutting down its Stories feature after a year

It turns out professionals aren't keen on disappearing videos after all.

https://www.engadget.com/linkedin-stories-shut-down-190959094.html

 

Update Chrome! New security vulnerabilities put millions at risk

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/chrome-update-fixes-security-flaws/804970/

 

Reddit Bans Forum Accused of Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation

Reddit decided to ban r/NoNewNormal not because of any controversial content, but because its users were allegedly engaging in harassment, which is against the rules.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/reddit-bans-forum-accused-of-spreading-covid-19-misinformation

 

Windows 11 is Officially Out – Here’s How to Upgrade for Free

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/windows-11-releases-october-5th-210047947.html

 

What Windows 11 Can Learn from Linux’s KDE Plasma Desktop

https://www.howtogeek.com/744361/what-windows-11-can-learn-from-linuxs-kde-plasma-desktop/

 

How to Delete Space-Hogging 'Other' Files on Your Mac

Those 'Other' files on your Mac can be deleted; you just need to know where to look.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-delete-space-hogging-other-files-on-your-mac-1847547400

 

5 Microsoft Edge (and Chrome) extensions everyone should use

Microsoft Edge users can pull from either Microsoft's own Edge Add-ons, or from the Google Chrome Web Store.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3630381/5-microsoft-edge-and-chrome-extensions-everyone-should-use.html

 

Has Microsoft Edge just slipped up in the browser wars?

Firefox claims ground on Edge as browser wars heat up

https://www.techradar.com/news/has-microsoft-edge-slipped-up-in-the-browser-wars

 

6 Ways to Check Hard Disk Health in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/check-hard-disk-health-windows/

 

HP Pavilion Aero 13 review: The lightest and best mid-range AMD laptop available

With the power of AMD Ryzen and HP's excellent design, the new Pavilion is the lightest, best sub-$1,000 PC around.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hp-pavilion-aero-13-review

 

Linux 101: How do you search for files from the Linux command line?

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/linux-101-how-do-you-search-for-files-from-the-linux-command-line/

 

New SideWalk Backdoor Targeting U.S. Computer Retailers

Chinese advanced persistent threat (APT) gangs have resumed their hacking activities, with one of the attacks targeting an American computer retailer using an unknown backdoor referred to as Sidewalk, according to The Hacker News.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/new-sidewalk-backdoor-targeting-u-s-computer-retailers-533875.shtml

 

The 5 Best Free Internet Radio Apps for Android

Looking to stream internet radio music on your Android device? These internet radio apps are your best options!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-free-internet-radio-app-android/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

How to Create Google Chrome Incognito Mode Shortcut in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/140542-create-google-chrome-incognito-mode-shortcut-windows.html

 

How to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 8.1

Yes, you can upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 8.1 while keeping your files and apps during the process, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-to-windows-11-from-windows-8-1/

 

The best identity theft protection services in 2021

Here are the best identity theft protection services based on our active usage and testing

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-identity-theft-protection,review-2083.html

 

CISA: Don’t use single-factor auth on Internet-exposed systems

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cisa-don-t-use-single-factor-auth-on-internet-exposed-systems/

 

Texas is set to pass a new law banning Facebook from censoring conservatives

But experts argue it’s unconstitutional

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/1/22652764/facebook-twitter-censor-ban-texas-republicans-abbott

 

AppleCare+: What you need to know about Apple’s extended warranty

What AppleCare+ costs, what it covers, and answers to all your other questions.

https://www.macworld.com/article/230521/applecare-warranty-faq.html

 

How to Set a Default Printer in Windows 11

Save some clicks by setting a default device

https://www.lifewire.com/set-default-printer-in-windows-11-5194424

 

Samsung might soon launch a 17-inch foldable laptop

https://bgr.com/tech/samsung-might-soon-launch-a-17-inch-foldable-laptop/

 

You can now shop for e-bikes and electric scooters at Best Buy

Starting online first and then coming to select stores in October.

https://www.engadget.com/best-buy-starts-selling-e-bikes-electric-scooters-171330423.html

 

Why isn’t US cybersecurity infrastructure good enough?

https://www.komando.com/video/komando-tv/why-isnt-us-cybersecurity-infrastructure-good-enough/804568/

 

Microsoft Teases Sept. 22 Surface Event With Image of Ultra-Thin Device

Expect the company to also talk up Windows 11 and possibly reveal a new Surface Duo device.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-teases-sept-22-surface-event-with-image-of-ultra-thin-device

 

Deutsche Telekom lifts T-Mobile U.S. stake in SoftBank swap deal

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/deutsche-telekom-sells-dutch-unit-052518171.html

 

How Can I backup my data to SD card using Smart Switch Mobile?

https://www.samsung.com/za/support/mobile-devices/how-can-i-backup-my-data-to-sd-card-using-smart-switch-mobile/

 

Don't panic! If you forgot your Mac password, you can still get back in

Here's how to regain access to your Apple computer after getting locked out.

https://www.cnet.com/tech/computing/dont-panic-if-you-forgot-your-mac-password-you-can-still-get-back-in/

 

"Free" streaming cable TV channels: They're not what you think they are

Cord-cutting is confusing enough. These channels aren't helping.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3631070/free-streaming-cable-tv-channels-not-what-you-think.html

 

Elementary OS 6 Odin Now Available

The developers of elementary OS have released their latest iteration which is all-in on Flatpaks and all about the user experience.

https://www.linux-magazine.com/Online/News/Elementary-OS-6-Odin-Now-Available

 

My Mouse Cursor is Moving on its Own. Have I Been Hacked?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPWz3iKHUAk

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Try This to Fix Internet and Network Connection Issues in Windows

https://www.askvg.com/try-this-to-fix-internet-and-network-connection-issues-in-windows/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

T-Mobile: Breach Exposed SSN/DOB of 40M+ People

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/t-mobile-breach-exposed-ssn-dob-of-40m-people/

 

Watch that email carefully: Scammers pushing stimulus stories to steal bank account numbers, more

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/watch-email-carefully-scammers-pushing-152807655.html

 

How to Access Windows 10’s Hidden Power User Menu

https://www.howtogeek.com/742208/how-to-access-windows-10s-hidden-power-user-menu/

 

Forgot Your Windows 10 Password? Here's the Solution

https://askbobrankin.com/forgot_your_windows_10_password_heres_the_solution.html

 

What Is SWOT Analysis? How It Can Help With Your Personal Growth

A SWOT analysis can help you to measure your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges. Here's how you can use it for your personal growth!

https://www.makeuseof.com/swot-analysis-help-personal-growth/

 

How Long Will Windows 10 Be Supported?

The message has been both confusing and clear.

https://askleo.com/how-long-will-windows-10-be-supported/

 

Microsoft adds more processors to the Windows 11 list

Only a few new CPUs make the grade, but there will be ways for enthusiasts and IT pros to use Windows 11 on other PCs.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-adds-more-processors-to-the-windows-11-list/

 

11 Wonderful Waze Settings Everyone Should Be Using

If Google Maps had a personality, it would be Waze.

https://lifehacker.com/11-wonderful-waze-settings-everyone-should-be-using-1847545764

 

How to Run Old Programs with Compatibility Mode in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/run-old-programs-compatibility-mode-windows-10/

 

Security camera hacking: Here's how to stop it from happening to you

Hackers can compromise your home security and privacy. A few basic measures can make it a lot harder for them.

https://www.cnet.com/home/security/security-camera-hacking-heres-how-to-stop-it-from-happening-to-you/

 

Forget underfloor heating, your home needs underfloor electricity generation

Researchers made a generator out of wood

https://www.techradar.com/news/forget-underfloor-heating-your-home-needs-underfloor-electricity-generation

 

How to Restore Default Apps for File Type Associations in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8703-restore-default-file-type-associations-windows-10-a.html

 

How to reinstall Windows 11 (easy way)

Reinstall Windows 11 on your computer to get a fresh start without losing your files.

https://pureinfotech.com/reinstall-windows-11/

 

iPhone 13’s satellite communication features aren’t what you think, Bloomberg says

https://bgr.com/tech/bloomberg-iphone-13s-satellite-communication-features-arent-what-you-think/

 

The best antivirus software 2021: Free antivirus and paid options tested

Here is the best antivirus protection you can get today

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-antivirus,review-2588.html

 

How to use Optimized Storage in macOS

This feature in Apple’s Mac operating system promises to free up precious storage space.

https://www.macworld.com/article/228495/how-to-use-optimized-storage-in-macos-sierra.html

 

How to Record Your Screen on Windows 11

3 ways to capture video of your screen

https://www.lifewire.com/record-screen-on-windows-11-5193849

 

Customize your 

 10 experience with these free tools

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/customize-your-windows-10-experience-with-these-free-tools/

 

Facebook will reduce political content in the News Feed starting today

You might see fewer posts about current events as well.

https://www.engadget.com/facebook-political-content-down-rank-news-feed-162401398.html

 

Can’t make or send calls? A Google bug is to blame, but you can fix it

https://www.

komando.com/smartphones-gadgets/google-bug-blocks-android-calls/805305/

 

Qualcomm's aptX Lossless Brings CD-Quality Sound to Bluetooth

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Sound platform gets a major lift with CD-quality audio delivered over its upcoming aptx Lossless codec.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/qualcomms-aptx-lossless-brings-cd-quality-sound-to-bluetooth

 

Hive is dangerou new ransomware threat, FBI says

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hive-dangerous-ransomware-threat-fbi-135252623.html

 

Saving Web Pages as PDFs Is Getting Faster (If You Use Edge)

https://www.howtogeek.com/746616/saving-webpages-as-pdfs-is-getting-faster-if-you-use-edge/

 

How Does The Internet Work? (Bob Explains...)

https://askbobrankin.com/how_does_the_internet_work_bob_explains.html

 

How to Stay Productive When the Internet Is Down

We rely on the internet for so many activities, but what do you do when it goes down? Here are some tips to remain productive without the internet.

https://www.makeuseof.com/stay-productive-when-internet-down/

 

How Do I Change My Microsoft Account Phone Number?

Keeping it current is critical.

https://askleo.com/change-my-microsoft-account-phone/

 

Identity is replacing the password: What software developers and IT pros need to know (people are so bad at PWs and not using 2FA, this in some form coming...)

Identity and access management is pushing application security past single-factor authentication (a password) and even multi-factor authentication to a risk management model says Ping Identity CEO.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/identity-is-replacing-the-password-what-software-developers-and-it-pros-need-to-know/

How to Enable or Disable Secure Boot on Windows 10 PC

 

 

Why You Need a 'Family Email Address'

Centralizing all kid-related digital communication can be a lifesaver.

https://lifehacker.com/why-you-need-a-family-email-address-1847546604

 

How to Recover Your Windows 10 Product Key

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-windows-product-key/

 

Best cheap home security cameras of 2021

Top-shelf safety without the top-shelf price tag.

https://www.cnet.com/home/security/best-cheap-home-security-cameras-of-2021/

 

Best online fax services of 2021

Secure cloud-based fax-to-email providers

https://www.techradar.com/best/best-online-fax-service

 

How to Enable or Disable Secure Boot on Windows 10 PC

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/85279-enable-disable-secure-boot-windows-10-pc.html

 

How to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 7

Yes, you can upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 7 while keeping your files during the process, but only if the hardware is supported.

https://pureinfotech.com/upgrade-to-windows-11-from-windows-7/

 

Android users: Do not click on this text message

https://bgr.com/tech/android-users-do-not-click-on-this-text-message/

 

How to freeze your credit with Equifax

All the ways to set up a credit freeze with the reporting bureau

https://www.tomsguide.com/how-to/how-to-freeze-credit-equifax

 

Apple has a new online storefront and there’s a lot to see

Apple returns the 'Store' tab after six years.

https://www.macworld.com/article/352583/apple-online-store-redesign-cards-tab-products.html

 

How to Run Android Apps on Windows 10

Learn about running Android apps through Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/run-android-apps-on-windows-10-5194971

 

Windows 11 to only support one Intel 7th gen CPU, no AMD Zen 1 CPUs

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-11-to-only-support-one-intel-7th-gen-cpu-no-amd-zen-1-cpus/

 

Apple’s $100 million settlement agreement “clarifies” App Store rules for developers, but doesn’t change much

Developers can email you about payment options that bypass Apple’s cut, which they could already do

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/26/22643807/apple-developer-class-action-lawsuit-collect-information-ios-apps-anti-steering

 

Save 30 percent off this modern Bluetooth vinyl record player from mbeat

The mbeat PT-18K Bluetooth Vinyl Player will help you enjoy your classic collection with modern convenience.

https://www.engadget.com/mbeat-pt-18-k-bluetooth-vinyl-player-sale-145523950.html

 

This tricky new email campaign cons YOU into calling scammers

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/sneaky-vishing-email-scam/805303/

 

Report: Google Is Developing a CPU for Chromebooks

Expect an ARM-based processor used for Google laptops and tablets running Chrome OS.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/report-google-is-developing-a-cpu-for-chromebooks

 

A father and son who help clients find forgotten crypto passwords estimate billions of dollars worth of lost bitcoin is recoverable

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/father-son-help-clients-forgotten-121500289.html

 

How to Fix Google Chat (RCS) Messaging Problems on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/746068/how-to-fix-google-chat-rcs-messaging-problems-on-android/

 

Do Computers (and other gadgets) Ever Get Tired?

https://askbobrankin.com/do_computers_and_other_gadgets_ever_get_tired.html

 

What Is a Gimbal and How Does It Work?

Whether you're a beginner filmmaker or a veteran, a gimbal is a must if you want stable video.

https://www.makeuseof.com/what-is-gimbal/

 

Is It Safe to Use a Higher Wattage Power Supply in My Computer?

What to look for when swapping the power supply.

https://askleo.com/higher-wattage-power-supply/

 

FBI and CISA warn of potential cyberattacks this holiday weekend, citing past trends

The Labor Day holiday could be prime time for more than just barbecues and closing the pool for the year as the open season on ransomware continues.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/fbi-and-cisa-warn-of-potential-cyberattacks-this-holiday-weekend-citing-past-trends/

 

How to Try Chrome's Tab Group Saving Feature Early

Google is testing the ability to save and reload group tabs in Chrome; here's how to get an early look at the feature.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-try-chromes-tab-group-saving-feature-early-1847541441

 

How to Disable the SmartScreen Filter in Windows

https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-smartscreen-filter-windows10/

 

Robocalls are out of control. Is a new mandated technology helping?

The deadline to implement the Stir/Shaken tech that's designed to curb the flood of annoying and costly robocalls has come and gone. What's next?

https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/robocalls-are-out-of-control-a-new-mandated-technology-helping/

 

This top TP-Link router ships with some serious security flaws

Best-selling router ships with outdated and vulnerable firmware

https://www.techradar.com/news/this-top-tp-link-router-ships-with-some-serious-security-flaws

 

How to Fix winload.efi missing or corrupt error in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/142328-how-fix-winload-efi-missing-corrupt-error-windows-10-a.html

 

How to create custom partition to install Windows 10

You can create  install Windows 10 on a custom partition, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/create-custom-partition-install-windows-10/

 

Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to do this one last thing before he retires

https://bgr.com/tech/apple-ceo-tim-cook-wants-to-do-this-one-last-thing-before-he-retires/

 

How to freeze your credit with Experian

Here's all the ways to get an Experian credit freeze

https://www.tomsguide.com/how-to/how-to-freeze-credit-experian

 

Mini-LED is nice but Center Stage is the iPad Pro feature the Mac needs

Apple needs to bring Center Stage to the Mac ASAP.

https://www.macworld.com/article/352572/ipad-pro-center-stage-mac-ultra-wide-camera-apple-tv-camera-accessory.html

 

How to Fix It When a PC Can't Run Windows 11

Troubleshoot why Windows 11 isn't working on your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-when-a-pc-cant-run-windows-11-5195023

 

Boston Public Library discloses cyberattack, system-wide technical outage

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/boston-public-library-discloses-cyberattack-system-wide-technical-outage/

 

Hacker claims responsibility for T-Mobile attack, bashes the carrier’s security

In a WSJ report, he details how he got a hold of almost 50 million people’s data

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/26/22643277/t-mobile-hacker-data-leak-claims-responsibility-criticizes-security

 

Windows 11 will be available on October 5th

The OS won't support Android apps out of the gate, though.

https://www.engadget.com/windows-11-release-date-132605467.html

 

Scary flaw: This app was exposing precise user location

https://www.komando.com/news/dating-app-exposes-location/805150/

 

Malware Finds a New Place to Hide: Graphics Cards

A proof-of-concept technique for executing malicious code on a GPU is out in the wild.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/malware-found-a-new-place-to-hide-graphics-cards

 

Car Hacking Danger Is Likely Closer Than You Think

https://autos.yahoo.com/car-hacking-danger-likely-closer-120000957.html

 

How to Find and Highlight Row Differences in Microsoft Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/739417/how-to-find-and-highlight-row-differences-in-microsoft-excel/

 

How [NOT] to Destroy Your Smartphone

https://askbobrankin.com/how_not_to_destroy_your_smartphone.html

 

Need Even More Portable Power? Consider the Bluetti AC200MAX and AC300

The new Bluetti AC200MAX and AC300 provide even more portable power for when you are off the grid.

https://www.makeuseof.com/portable-power-bluetti-ac200max-ac300/

 

Why Would Someone Use My Email as their Recovery Email?

What (little) you can do about it.

https://askleo.com/why-would-someone-use-my-email-as-their-recovery-email/

 

Windows 11: Microsoft marches toward open platforms

With Windows 11, Microsoft seems to be doubling down on its strategy to become a more open platform. How can this new open strategy help your company?

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-marches-toward-open-platforms-with-windows-11/

 

How to Organize All Your iCloud Photos

If you have thousands of photos piling up, here's how to keep them backed up and organized.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-organize-all-your-icloud-photos-1847525513

 

Playing Old DOS Games on macOS with DOSBox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/play-dos-games-on-macos/

 

iPhone 13 vs. iPhone 12: All the big rumored differences between Apple's phones

Apple's iPhone 13 is coming soon, but how will it compare to last year's iPhone 12?

https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/iphone-13-vs-iphone-12-all-the-big-rumored-differences-between-apples-phones/

 

Coinbase customers up in arms after hackers drain crypto wallets

Another reason to store your crypto in a hardware wallet instead

https://www.techradar.com/news/coinbase-customers-up-in-arms-after-hackers-drain-crypto-wallets

 

How to Delete Older Versions of File History in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/55581-delete-older-versions-file-history-windows-10-a.html

 

How to enable ‘Enhance audio’ on Windows 11

This is how you can enhance the audio output experience on Windows 11.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-enhance-audio-windows-11/

 

There’s a popular Google app you should stop using right now

https://bgr.com/tech/theres-a-popular-google-app-you-should-stop-using-right-now/

 

How to freeze your credit: Everything you need to know

It's the best and easiest way to prevent identity theft

https://www.tomsguide.com/how-to/how-to-freeze-credit

 

There’s a small crack in the iPhone’s foundation. How big will it get?

Apple's CSAM photo scanning intentions are good, but that might not be enough.

https://www.macworld.com/article/353003/apple-csam-iphone-icloud-photos-scanning-privacy-future.html

 

How to Add a Printer to Windows 11

You can do this manually or have Windows do it automatically

https://www.lifewire.com/add-printer-to-windows-11-5194315

 

FBI: OnePercent Group Ransomware targeted US orgs since Nov 2020

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-onepercent-group-ransomware-targeted-us-orgs-since-nov-2020/

 

Google Sheets’ formula suggestions are like autofill for math

It can suggest functions based on your data, and will auto-select your range

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/26/22642192/google-sheets-intelligent-formula-functions-spreadsheet-context-aware-math

 

Apple's rumored iPhone satellite support may be for emergency calls and messages

But they may not be ready for the upcoming lineup that's expected to be launched in September.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-rumored-iphone-satellite-support-emergency-calls-messages-092538075.html

 

There’s a new setting in Google Docs you should seriously consider changing

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/google-docs-smart-reply/804704/

 

WD Gives Spinning Hard Drives a NAND Flash Boost

Western Digital's OptiNAND technology optimizes and integrates hard disk drives with an iNAND embedded flash drive, which should improve drive capacity, performance, and reliability.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/wd-gives-spinning-hard-drives-a-nand-flash-boost

 

How often should you delete cookies? The answer might surprise you

Perform basic system checks with checksecurityhttps://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/how-often-to-delete-cookies-yahoo-subscriptions-190809073.html

 

Facebook’s “Metaverse” gets a bit closer today with Horizon Workrooms

Horizon Workrooms is a major step toward Zuckerberg's vision of a VR "metaverse."

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/08/facebooks-metaverse-got-a-bit-closer-today-with-horizon-workrooms/

 

Intel's Arc gaming GPU: Price, specs and availability

Everything you need to know about Intel's new GPU, from ray tracing support to its DLSS competitor.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3629402/intels-arc-gaming-gpu-price-specs-and-availability.html

 

The Best Chromebook For Linux

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-chromebook-for-linux/

 

Perform basic system checks with checksecurity

Health Check

Linux offers users a wide range of options for system configuration. With the help of the checksecurity tool collection, you can automatically monitor basic system settings.

https://www.linux-magazine.com/Issues/2021/244/checksecurity/(tagID)/154

 

How Do I Change My Microsoft Account Phone Number?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTTa7261QQg

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