You may still use Disk Cleanup on Windows 11 (even
though Microsoft does not want you to)
Governments around the globe are limiting online
services, content and access
How to Import Different File Types into Google
How to Use 'Live Text,' the Best New Feature in iOS
Live Text will let you scan and copy text from
photos and your iPhone camera, even if it's handwritten.
What Is a Firmware Update and Why Does Your Device
Almost every bit of hardware has firmware, but what
is it and why might you need to update it?
Ukrainian extradited for selling 2,000 stolen
logins per week
Facebook just announced its new Ray-Ban glasses —
I’ve been using them for a couple of days, here’s what they’re
- Facebook unveiled its long-awaited
collaboration with Luxottica: Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses.
- The Ray-Ban glasses come with
Facebook-developed technology that allows users to take photos and
record videos with voice commands or by pressing a button on the
right temple of the glasses.
- The glasses might make for a cool birthday
or holiday present for a loved one, but for now, they aren’t much
more than a fashionable toy.
Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet
If you have Windows 10, you have OneDrive. With
this quick guide, you can learn how to back up, sync, and share
files in OneDrive.
Firefox 91 Circumvents Windows Browser Default
Apple Officially Announces iPhone 13 Launch Event
for September 14
Apple has finally confirmed that it’s holding its
typical iPhone launch event on September 14, with the company
using the “California streaming” tagline as a hint of the upcoming
How to Change Default Action of Mouse Wheel for
Photos app in Windows 10
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.
iOS 15 brings new FaceTime and AI features on
iOS and iPadOS 15 and watchOS 8 are coming
Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict for DDoS-for-Hire Boss
Bose Unveils Its New Smart Soundbar 900
It's set to be the new flagship product
Free decryptor for past REvil ransomware victims
Florida Man Used a Stolen Disney iPad With VIP App
to Let Tour Group Skip the Long Lines, Police Say
The best way to enjoy Disney's parks might be to
break the law.
Mirai Botnet Starts Exploiting OMIGOD Flaw as
Microsoft Issues More Guidance
Microsoft's Arc, our favorite portable mouse, has
never been cheaper
Get a fantastic mouse at an even more fantastic
One U.S. state stands out in restricting corporate
use of biometrics: Illinois
Privacy advocates warn that the swift, largely
unchecked growth of tracking technologies has outpaced existing
laws in most states, leaving individuals vulnerable.
Digital Life Hack: Find Facebook's hidden message
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.
Algoriddim's djay iOS app uses Shazam to recognize
and sync with live music
How to Group and Ungroup Shapes and Objects in
How to Quickly Switch Your Safari Browsing to
Private in iOS 15
iOS 15 hides the Private Browsing Mode feature—but
there is a shortcut.
How to Easily Find Apps for Linux
Searching for new apps using the Linux command line
is tough. These four websites will help you find new Linux apps
Zoho patches actively exploited critical
ADSelfService Plus bug
California Senate passes landmark bill taking aim
at Amazon’s labor practices
- California lawmakers late Wednesday passed
a landmark bill aimed at curbing Amazon’s use of productivity
quotas in warehouses.
- The bill would require employers to
disclose productivity quotas to employees and government agencies,
among other provisions.
- Amazon warehouse workers and advocacy
groups have argued the company’s productivity quotas lead to
workplace injuries and unfair disciplinary measures.
Planning to update to Windows 11? A checklist
before you do
With the Oct. 5 launch date less than a month away,
it's time to think about when Windows users should move from 10 to
11. (Helpful hint: Don't rush.)
Intel Wants to Enable UEFI Updates Without Reboots
Despite Market Share Drop, Windows Still Top OS
Ahead of Windows 11 Launch
Microsoft is getting ready to launch Windows 11 to
the first wave of eligible devices, and the release of the
operating system certainly comes just at the right time.
How to Add Secure Delete to Recycle Bin Context
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How to enable Previous Versions to recover files on
Yes, you can recover deleted and lost files using
Previous Versions with File Explorer, and in this guide, you'll
learn the steps to set it up.
The redesigned $499 iPad mini finally catches up
with the times
New, pricier refresh borrows heavily from recent
iPad Air and iPad Pro tablets.
Customer Care Giant TTEC Hit By Ransomware
Why Google Is Blocking Apps on Old Android Phones
It’s not as nefarious as you might think
Smashing Security podcast #243: Breaking news,
Apple zero-clicks, and bad blood
Industry veterans, chatting about computer security
and online privacy.
DOJ: Former NSA Operatives Worked as
Cyber-Mercenaries, Helping Hack U.S. Systems
Members of the U.S. intelligence community and
military have reached a deferred prosecution agreement over their
role in an overseas cyber-mercenary business.
German Election Authority Confirms Likely Cyber
Best Buy slashes $360 off the Surface Pro 7 with a
refresh in sight
Take advantage of this shelf-clearing deal on the
best Windows 2-in-1 tablet around.
From China, through Telegram: Fake Covid
vaccination card market booms
Some sellers are now asking for hundreds of dollars
for a card. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it has
intercepted thousands of packages of the fake cards.
Digital Life Hack: How to tell if someone has gone
through your phone
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
Walmart's $155 Chromebook is the best student
laptop deal I've seen all year
What’s New in elementary OS 6 “Odin”
How to Restore an iPhone Without the Password
If you forget your iPhone's password, there's only
one course of action.
Is a Smartphone Gimbal Worth It?
Using a smartphone gimbal can stabilize your
videos. But do you really need one?
Hackers leak passwords for 500,000 Fortinet VPN
Tech giants are rushing to develop their own chips
— here’s why
- Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Tesla and Baidu
are all shunning established chip firms and bringing certain
aspects of chip development in-house, according to company
announcements and media reports.
- At this stage, none of the tech giants are
looking to do all the chip development themselves.
- Setting up an advanced chip factory, or
foundry, like TSMC’s in Taiwan, costs around $10 billion and takes
Triggered by email? Some thoughts on how to stay
When even previewing an email can let attackers
gain access to your system, it pays to be cautious.
Samsung Blames Pandemic for Bait-and-Switching
Ron's HTML Cleaner
Clean HTML content online or from a local source by
relying on this lightweight, handy application that comes with a
simple user interface
How to Clear and Reset the Thumbnail Cache in
How to enable ‘Enhance audio’ on Windows 11
This is how you can enhance the audio output
experience on Windows 11.
Apple refreshes entry-level $329 iPad with faster
chip, 64GB of storage
New model has True Tone support, an A13 chip, and
an upgraded front camera.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2021 Edition
How to Fix Printer Spooler Errors in Windows 11
Troubleshooting common issues with the printer
If you contact the police, we *will* leak your data
– warns Ragnar Locker ransomware gang
You'll Be Able to Upgrade to iOS 15 On Sept. 20
The most hotly anticipated software release of the
year is almost upon us.
U.S. Agencies Warn of APTs Exploiting Recent
ADSelfService Plus Zero-Day
Get a 15.6-inch HP laptop with a 1080p screen for
Walmart is selling an HP laptop with a 15.6-inch
full-HD display, a Ryzen 3 processor, and a roomy 1TB HDD for $50
off the MSRP.
'Good to Know’ headlines: Instagram’s new
‘favorites’ feature and Apple’s emergency software update
NBC News' Vicky Nguyen reports on Instagram’s new
“favorites” feature, Apple issues an emergency software update,
and Amazon is set to hold its first ever holiday beauty haul event
Tech pro tip: Recovering data from an external hard
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.
Cyber arms dealer exploits new iPhone software
vulnerability, affecting most versions, say researchers
Can I Use iCloud Drive for Time Machine Backups?
The Most Helpful Google Search Modifiers Everyone
Should Be Using
You can use hidden search modifiers to find better
results a lot faster.
How to Scan Documents on Android Using 2 Easy
We explain how to scan documents on Android using
either Google Drive or Microsoft Lens, letting you digitize
receipts, photos, and more.
Howard University shuts down network after
QAnon and anti-vaxxers brainwashed kids stuck at
home — now teachers have to deprogram them
- The children of QAnon conspiracy followers
are using digital tools to help the detox process.
- Some 15 percent of Americans believe QAnon
conspiracy theories, according to a May report from non-profit
groups Public Religion Research Institute and Interfaith Youth
- Checkology is designed to teach people how
to sift through the myriad of misinformation and conspiracy
theories found on social media apps.
What is Windows Hello? Microsoft’s biometrics
security system explained
Windows Hello gives Windows users an alternate way
to log into their devices and applications using a fingerprint,
iris scan or facial recognition. Here’s what the technology does,
who uses it and the hardware required.
Google Will Soon Let You Place Calls Via Gmail
VideoPad Video Editor
Edit videos, sound, animated images, and other
video recordings, add and edit video subtitles, merge or split
video recording, make minimal color corrections, and more, with a
lightweight video editor
How to Turn On or Off AutoSwitch for Wireless
Network Connection in Windows 10
How to enable Print key to take screenshot with
Snipping Tool on Windows 11
Instead of using the keyboard shortcut, you can
configure Snipping Tool to use the Print key to take screenshots,
and here's how on Windows 11.
Apple patches “FORCEDENTRY” zero-day exploited by
Zero-click flaw has been exploited by NSO since at
least February 2021
KrebsOnSecurity Hit By Huge New IoT Botnet “Meris”
How to Control the CPU Fan on Windows 11
Access fan settings and gain speed control for
Priti Patel backs ad campaign that criticises
Facebook’s stance on end-to-end encryption
Anonymous Claims to Have Stolen Huge Trove of Data
From Epik, the Right-Wing’s Favorite Web Host
The controversial domain registrar, which has been
known to host Nazis and other unfortunate groups, apparently just
had all of its data boosted.
Court Rejects Lawsuit Against NSA on "State
This $279 laptop has features you don't usually see
in budget notebooks
Walmart is selling a Gateway laptop with a 1080p
display, a fingerprint scanner, and an "Ice Lake" Core i3
Facebook to crack down on coordinated groups that
break its rules
The new approach could have major implications for
how the social media giant handles political and other coordinated
movements that break its rules.
12 smart tricks for WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger,
iMessage, Google Chat
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
Homewood teacher dies after months-long battle with
Windows 11 is getting a refreshed Photos app, and
here's the first look
The Photos app on Windows 10 hasn't been great, but
it's getting an overhaul for Windows 11.
Facebook Thinks Buzzfeed-Style Quizzes Will Solve
Its Climate Misinformation Problem
The company said it will improve climate
fact-checking, but a new report shows just how inadequate the
platform’s misinformation policies are.
SK Hynix Gold P31 SSD review: The first 128-layer
NAND drive is fast and affordable too
This affordable drive is the first out of the gates
with 128-layer TLC.
Workers Say Apple Laptop Repair Facility a
Seven cord-cutting misconceptions cleared up
The concerns you have about dropping cable TV are
Perform basic system checks with checksecurity
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.
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