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Monday, August 22, 2016

NASA opens doors to the public, offers free access to research The space agency has launched a new portal for the public to access scientific data without parting with a penny.

Microsoft Has Broken Millions Of Webcams With Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Sense of the stars: New telescopes poised to unlock the universe Advances in technology over the last 20 years are giving birth to a new generation of telescopes that will open up the skies.

SolidEnergy Says It Can Double Battery Power of Consumer Electronics

Windows 10 Anniversary Update completely borks USB webcams. Yay. Official Redmond response: Customers love Win10

Paleontologists discover major T. rex fossil

Malware Infected All Eddie Bauer Stores in U.S., Canada

Further simplifying servicing models for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Friday, August 19, 2016

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks

Postpone The Windows 10 Anniversary Update

How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel

How to Calibrate Your TV

12 Tips to Troubleshoot Your Internet Connection

Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac supports macOS Sierra and the hit game Overwatch

Windows 10: Microsoft forces you to choose between privacy and security, say campaigners The civil liberties campaign group the Electronic Frontier Foundation says Windows 10 needs to offer "real, meaningful opt-outs" to users when it comes to data collection.

Why Hasn't Microsoft Fixed This 20 Year-Old Vulnerability?

EFF rips Microsoft for "blatant disregard of user choice and privacy" in Windows 10 In a signed editorial, a staffer from the Electronic Frontier Foundation has blasted Microsoft for its aggressive Windows 10 upgrade program (now ended), and also criticized its privacy defaults.

New Threats in Ransomware

Thursday, August 18, 2016

How to remove unwanted apps from Windows 10 (even though Microsoft doesn't want you to) Certain Windows 10 apps can't be uninstalled the normal way--they have to be removed with PowerShell commands. Here's how you do it.

The Best VPN Services of 2016 Whether it's for securing sensitive communications, protecting your identity, or streaming the Olympics for free, a virtual private network (or VPN) is a critical tool.

Major Hotel Chains Hacked, Credit Card Details Stolen HEI Hotels & Resorts operates a slew of popular hotels-including Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt, and others.

Drive a Volkswagen? Think Twice About Using Keyless Entry University of Birmingham researchers published a paper highlighting the insecurity of remote keyless entry systems.

The 100 Best Android Apps of 2016

10 of Nikola Tesla's Most Amazing Predictions

We live in the future AT&T imagined in 1994

A Map Showing Every Single Cargo Ship In The World

Thunderbird Email: In-Depth Thunderbird email is one of the most influential email clients in computer history, offering a range of advantages over other email clients.

Wednsday, August 17, 2016

[FREE] Alternatives to Microsoft Office

What a shot! 44 amazing photos from the Olympics

Best free iPad apps 2016 The best free apps for the iPad, iPad Air and the iPad mini

Some Windows 10 Anniversary Update: SSD freeze OS and apps & data on different storage media? Oops

Best free iPad apps 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10's next major update

10 must-have Android apps to make your Chromebook more useful

This timing technology determines who wins the gold For Olympians, the difference between first and second place can come down to almost no time at all. Omega Timing CEO Alain Zobrist and his firm make sure every millisecond counts.

Road Warriors: Beware of 'Video Jacking'

Comment: Microsoft just demonstrated why Apple was right to stand up to the FBI

How to Fix a Corrupted Windows 10 Installation

Should You Be Allowed To Sell Your Privacy?

The IBM PC turns 35, can now run for president

LinkedIn suffers huge bot attack that steals members' personal data

Your car's keyless entry system might help hackers unlock it

10 Things You Didn't Know Siri Could Do

10 ways to customize the taskbar in Windows 10 How to get a sexy, streamlined taskbar.

Photos: Homebrew CPUs, IBM mainframes, amazing replicas, and more from Vintage Computer Festival West XI

Microsoft is investigating freezing issues on PCs after Windows 10 Anniversary Update

SpaceX successfully lands its sixth Falcon 9 rocket after launch And the fourth drone ship landing

Friday, August 12, 2016

US internet speeds jump, but still lag worldwide: Ookla

The Perseids peak this week, and will put on a spectacular show

The Best Cheap Laptops of 2016

The Best Full Frame DSLRs of 2016

Windows Update for Business: A hands-on look at how to take control If you're trying to figure out how Microsoft is delivering Windows 10 updates, this walk-through will get you up to speed.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Microsoft has fixed Edge browser's biggest problem, but it's still not good enough Microsoft has addressed my biggest bugbear with Edge, but for me the browser still has some catching up to do.

Myth busted: Older workers are just as tech-savvy as younger ones, says new survey Tech employees over age 55 are actually less stressed using technology in the workplace, and better at using multiple devices than their younger peers.

Don't click on that: Google updates email warnings The company will flag emails in two dangerous scenarios: untrustworthy links and sketchy senders.

10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is upon us... ready or not If the Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update hasn't come to your devices yet, it will soon. Here are a few highlights of what's on the way.

Geekly Update - 10 August 2016

The 16 most pivotal events in Windows history

Kansas couple sues IP mapping firm for turning their life into a "digital hell" Company fixed the error, but it may be years before the issue is resolved.

Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that golden backdoor keys are a terrible idea Redmond races to revoke Secure Boot debug policy

Hitler 'ransomware' offers to sell you back access to your files - but just deletes them

Got Microsoft? Time to Patch Your Windows

Has Windows 10 Anniversary Update slowed your internet speed? Here's how to fix it

16 Windows 10 Anniversary Update Issues & How to Fix Them

The Volcanoes No One Has Ever Seen

The Start-up That Watches Corn Grow, From Orbit Descartes Labs is estimating the health of the American corn crop every week this harvest season.

Chill Out To Slow-Motion Footage Of SpaceX Launches

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Watch out for these nasty surprises A major update to Windows 10 is being rolled out. These are the gotchas that are catching out early users.

Massive Delta outage highlights need for quality data center power, backup plans Business leaders must prepare for disasters made by man or Mother Nature with extensive, practiced recovery plans to avoid system shutdowns.

Windows 10: The smart person's guide This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details, like features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service strategy.

[WHOA...] Is That Picture Real?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update crashing under Avast antivirus update

US discovers secret software in VW

5 Ways to Repurpose an Old PC with Open Source Software

Mars at Closest Approach 2016

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Are Wireless Keyboards Leaking Your Data?

Mapping Every IP Address In The World

Windows 10 Anniversary Update causing big problems for many users

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is borking boxen everywhere Microsoft's response: Have you tried uninstalling it and installing it again?

Major Qualcomm chip security flaws expose 900M Android users Range of devices open to exploit by "Quadrooter" collection of vulnerabilities.

Latest Androids have 'god mode' hack hole, thanks to Qualcomm Nexus users move right along. Everyone else, read on and hope your mobe-maker fixes it

Backyard telescopes and amateur eyes see where "pro" astronomers can't Regular folks armed with the Internet are pushing sky science into fast forward.

Oh, not again: US reportedly finds new secret software in VW diesels You thought this was nearing a conclusion? We've only just begun!

75 Percent of Bluetooth Smart Locks Can Be Hacked

Sunday, August 07, 2016

The Best Windows 10 Universal Apps of 2016 Windows 10 lets you easily install apps that run on all manner of devices from tablets and phones to PCs and Xboxes. Here are our favorites. And most of them are free.

5 Best Linux Distributions To Recover Dead Computers Data (Linux Data Recovery)

Plans to restore SS United States sink under 'insurmountable' challenges

Windows Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Your Username And Password

6 ways to get more out of Google Maps

In Texas Oil Country, Wind Is Straining the Grid A new $8 billion electricity transmission system is now complete, but it's already nearing maximum capacity.

8 things Microsoft still needs to fix in Edge Edge now has extensions...but that's all it has.

The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy From the Marx Brothers to ?The Simpsons, Richard Pryor to Amy Schumer: 100 bits, sketches, and one-liners that changed humor forever.

The World's First Web Site Celebrates 25 Years Online

Saturday, August 06, 2016

The "No More Ransomware" Project

How USB charging works, or how to avoid blowing up your smartphone

Rio 2016: 10 apps to help you stay up to date with the summer Olympics

Verizon + Yahoo = Trouble For Consumers?

How many life preservers do they have on an aircraft carrier?

NASA celebrates Curiosity's fourth year on Mars with a game It's available for desktop, as well as for Android and iOS devices.

Car Thieves Arrested After Using Laptop and Malware To Steal More Than 30 Jeeps

Two major Windows 10 updates planned for next year

More Than 1,000 U.S. Spies Protecting Rio Olympics

This Company Has Built a Profile on Every American Adult Every move you make. Every click you take. Every game you play. Every place you stay. They’ll be watching you.

These Are the Actual Costs of the Rio Olympics. There's a reason why few cities want to host the Games these days

Thursday, August 04, 2016

10 Cool New Features in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft releases Windows 10 for PCs build 14393.10 [Update]

How to restore deleted files in OS X

Tools To Trace an Email

Securely Erasing Data Just Got Easier

How to Disable Cortana in Windows 10's Anniversary Update

Windows 10 free upgrade is still available using Windows 7 and 8 product keys In spite of the official end of the free Windows 10 update offer on July 29, it seems any valid Windows 7/8.x retail product key still installs Windows 10 for now.

If a phone case can survive this torture lab, it can survive anything The secret behind OtterBox's rugged cases may lie inside the P.I.T., a lab devoted to torturing phones in the worst ways possible.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

30 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

The dangerous cost of 'free' Wi-Fi

Microsoft is updating Windows 10 again, in its latest bid to win you back The company is following through on its commitment to regularly refine its Windows 10 software. Now it needs to get you to care.

Cool Images Hidden on Silicon Chips

Colorize the Windows 10 inactive title bar with this handy HTA You can customize the color of the active title bar in Windows 10, but you have to hack the registry to colorize the inactive title bar--unless you take advantage of this easy-to-use HTML app.

Virtual Kidnapping Scams On The Rise

Social Security Administration Now Requires Two-Factor Authentication

The Top 5 Linux Distributions For The Everyday Linux User