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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Internet Explorer: The LEAST Secure Browser?

Top 25 free tools for every Windows desktop

Another botched Microsoft patch: Office 365 ProPlus says 'Something went wrong' Microsoft took 12 days to fix a bug that locked out some Office 365 ProPlus customers after a silent patch automatically installed

Delete your Facebook history so it doesn't come back to haunt you

14 Optical Illusions That Prove Your Brain Sucks

7 weird facts about NASA

7 Cool Things You Can Do With Dropbox

Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades, no price rise Apple has updated its Pro laptop line -- all 15-inch models will come with 16GB RAM but with no price increase, and the old 13-inch has even got cheaper.


Saturday, July 26, 2014

Verizon caught throttling Netflix traffic even after its pays for more bandwidth

Have You Been Hacked?

The 25 Best Free iPhone Games

Preview: A closer look at OS X Yosemite, just in time for the public beta The first public OS X beta in over a decade brings quite a few changes with it.

Mozilla fixes CRITICAL security holes in Firefox, urges v31 upgrade Misc memory hazards 'could be exploited' - and guess what, one's a Javascript vuln

Best tech accessories under $25: Back to school edition

What we know about the next versions of Windows Rumors are rampant, but here's what's on for sure with Windows 8.1 Updates, Windows 9, Windows 365, Windows Phone, Xbox, and 'Threshold'


Thursday, July 24, 2014

What 'one Windows' really means (and doesn't) Summary: Is Microsoft buiding a single version of Windows that will run on phones, tablets, PCs and gaming consoles? Nope. Here's a refresher as to what really is happening.

Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun The Wave Glider robot has survived its fiercest storm to date

Debunking Myths: Is Hiding Your Wireless SSID Really More Secure?


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Nine things everyone should know how to do with a spreadsheet

HOWTO: Measure Your Internet Speed

5 easy Word tips that every user should know

The Apollo 11 moon landing, 45 years on: Looking back at mankind's giant leap

Get Organized: Why Aren't You Using a Password Manager Yet? Want to keep your online accounts safer, and be quicker at all your Web activities? You need a password manager-and many of them are free. Here are some tips for getting started.

Is Someone Stealing Your WiFi?

Ten Numbers About Our Past And Future In Space

Next version of Windows shown off in alleged screenshots Apparently leaked screenshots of the next Windows reveal the upcoming new Start menu and a resizable Windows 8 app running on a desktop.


Sunday, July 20, 2014

Apple and IBM team up to conquer the enterprise market, and crush Microsoft, Blackberry, and Android

Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs

20 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

Seven Free PC Maintenance Tools

New map fingers future hot spots for U.S. earthquakes

ManualsLib - Search For Manuals Online

Buying guide: Find the best iPad keyboard

7 Free Online Photo Editors

Data jockeys tackle the chaos of severe weather At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.

Tesla Model S: Still the best car in the world?

5 hidden iOS 7 features that all Apple users should know

US satellite may have located Ukraine missile launch

How To Video: Five ways to speed up your Mac

Researchers Monitor Rising Magma Beneath Mount Rainier

Finally, a USB Thumb Drive for the Latest iPhones and iPads


Thursday, July 17, 2014

A bigger and better Raspberry Pi: Five things to try out with the new model B+ Here are five tasks that just got easier to achieve with a Raspberry Pi following the release of an upgraded version of the $35 Linux board.

Google finds partner to produce 'smart' contact lenses for diabetics An agreement between the Google[x] resesearch lab and pharmaceutical giant Novartis will license the technology for actual medical use for people with diabetes and other conditions.

What Is Google Plus Good For?

Microsoft to Announce Job Cuts as Soon as This Week

Ten things everyone should know how to do with a word processor

Nine things everyone should know how to do with a presentation app

Welcome to the next tech revolution: Liquid computing The Handoff feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is the first taste of truly contextual computing

By Selling Your Smartphone You're Selling Yourself Forensic data recovery by researchers at Avast found that supposedly-erased phones harbored thousands of items of personal data, some of them significant.

Java Update: Patch It or Pitch It

Wireless Live CD Alternative: ZeusGard


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Truth About Community Standards on Facebook

Net Neutrality Info Links

Net Neutrality comments deadline looms

17 Skype Tips to Help You Master Web Calling, Video Chat

Pro tip: Tweaking power options in Windows 8.1

Here's the only safe way to use public PCs Summary: As the Secret Service says, business center PCs can be dangerous. The only safe way to use such devices is not to use the installed OS.

Beware Keyloggers at Hotel Business Centers


Friday, July 11, 2014

Microsoft, Adobe Push Critical Fixes

Pandemiya: The New Trojan Horse


Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Microsoft fixes 29 Windows vulnerabilities Summary: UPDATED. This Patch Tuesday brings six updates but the first, a Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer, fixes 24 of the vulnerabilities.

Microsoft warns of pending support deadlines for Windows 7, Office 2010 SP1, Windows Server 2003, and more Summary: Microsoft officials are beginning to sound the support warning bell for customers running a number of its popular products, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and more.

Java support over for Windows XP Summary: UPDATED. The regularly scheduled quarterly security updates for Java on July 15 will not include updates for Windows XP, which is now formally unsupported by Oracle.

The scary truth about data security with wearables Data brokers collect data from numerous sources for everyone in the US. It is alarming how much data is collected and the potential for security breaches, particularly from wearable devices.

When Big Data Meets Big Healthcare

Crypto weakness in smart LED lightbulbs exposes Wi-Fi passwords More evidence the Internet of things treats security as an afterthought.

Android's phone wiping fails to delete personal data Prepping an older phone for resale or as a donation? A study shows you'll need more than the default data wipe tools to eliminate personal data and those embarrassing selfies.

How businesses are getting creative with the Raspberry Pi How the $35 Linux board is being used to rapidly piece together custom appliances to solve specific business problems.

How Today's F1 Cars Are So Amazingly Safe (And Horribly Uncomfortable)


Tuesday, July 08, 2014

8 ways to declare your independence from passwords From smartphones that know you're near to tattoos and even pills, high-tech companies are busy replacing pesky strings of text with easier ways to authenticate. Check out the future here

Best premium tablets

Share a hard drive with everyone on your Wi-Fi network Take advantage of your router's USB port with a little trick that lets you share a hard drive with anyone on your Wi-Fi network.

The best iPhone lens kit: Put a little DSLR on the front of your iPhone

Photos: A look at the Linux OS that wants to get inside your car

Confessions Of A US Navy P-3 Orion Maritime Patrol Pilot

The Internet of things at home: 14 smart products that could change your life The Internet of things is changing simple homes into smart homes, where everything from your lights to your locks can be controlled from your smartphone. Here are a few products that can help you get started

Is Scribd for Dummies?

13 Microsoft Word Tips You Need to Learn Now

The 10 Best Windows 8 Tablets The tablet is finally a viable PC with the latest Intel hardware and Windows support. If you want a slate or a convertible built for more than mere entertainment, take a look at our top-rated Windows 8 tablets.

When will the Windows Start Menu return?

Wzor predicts demise of Windows 8, Windows 9 to arrive in the fall Russian leaker says Windows 8.1 Update 2 puts the final nail in the Win8 coffin, and Microsoft is working on activation methods for Windows 9


Friday, July 04, 2014

Windows 9: The empire's last hope Microsoft looks to reboot the franchise with a morphing Start-enabled take on the troubled two-faced Windows 8

How to Outfit Your Connected Home

Maximize your Wi-Fi Does your home Wi-Fi need some help? The gang from The Fix offer tips for squeezing your network connection for all it's worth.

9 Tips for Longer Laptop Battery Life

You, Google and the Future

Microsoft to update Windows, Internet Explorer next week Summary: Critical updates for Windows and IE and other less-severe Windows patches will be released on Tuesday.


Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The 10 Best Wireless Routers

Facebook's big problem: Ethical blindness Conducting psychology experiments on users without their knowledge isn't a matter of terms of use, privacy, or security -- it's a question of decency and ethics

Windows 'Threshold': More on Microsoft's plan to win over Windows 7 users Summary: One of Microsoft's main goals with 'Threshold,' the next major version of Windows, is to win over Windows 7 hold-outs. Here's the latest on Microsoft's plan, according to my sources.

Prepare yourself for high-stakes cyber ransom A cloud startup was obliterated overnight by malicious hackers demanding ransom. Now everyone is a target. Here's your best defense


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