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Friday, August 28, 2015

Microsoft kills patch notes, will no longer explain most Windows 10 updates

Windows 10: The biggest problems, gripes, and missing features so far

This hydrogen fuel cell-powered iPhone 6 delivers an entire week of battery life

How "Silent Calls" Lead To Identity Theft

Apple will host next iPhone launch Sept. 9 The electronics giant has sent out invitations to an event next month in San Francisco, where it's expected to show off the next iPhones and a new Apple TV box.

The Raspberry Pi is succeeding in ways its makers almost imagined Kids don't want to code. They want to solve problems us oldies can't perceive

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Google OnHub: The Ultimate WiFi Router?

In 1919, Eisenhower Suffered Through History's Worst Cross-Country Road Trip

Here's the one 'major problem' facing Munich after switching from Windows to Linux A technical official from the German city talks about the trickiest issues it faces and how users have taken to the alternative operating system.

Grim forecast for computer, tablet sales takes a turn for the worse A glut of inventory, Microsoft's offer for free upgrades to Windows 10 and an overall stagnant market combine for a projected decline in sales.

Great Read U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge - of space, danger and obsolescence

AT&T Hotspots: Now with Advertising Injection

Why Gogo's Infuriatingly Expensive, Slow Internet Still Owns the Skies "You're Now Free to Complain About the Wi-Fi"

Photo essay: From Doves above, images of our stunning Earth below Planet Labs launched 28 Dove satellites from the ISS and scanned the planet. Their mission? Scan the Earth every day to change it for the better.

Solve Wi-Fi Coverage Problems with WiFi Explorer and NetSpot

The 50 Best iPad Games

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car gets its 550-hp supercharged Jaguar heart

Should You Get a Laplet?

Cargo ship delivers much-needed supplies to space station

Rare longfin mako shark 'phones home' with unexpected news

Google OnHub Router Aims to Simplify Wi-Fi for Everyone

Six Windows 10 Features Apple Should Steal

How The International Space Station Works

The 3-D Printed Violin That Could Lead to a New Stradivarius

Making Ocean Water Drinkable Is Much Harder Than You Think California's Carlsbad Desalination Project, which will start operating later this year, will process more than 104 million gallons of seawater daily, turning about half that into drinking water.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Mother Nature's fury as seen from space (pictures)

Windows 95 turns 20

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Microsoft issues emergency patch for all versions of Windows This is the second "critical" out-of-band patch issued in as many months.

33 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

The 15 Scariest Things at Black Hat 2015

Why is the Internet slow and costly in the U.S.?

The Best Digital Cameras of 2015

Microsoft Edge Needs Sharpening

Lenovo Caught Installing Immortal Crapware

How to Add Emergency Info to Your Phone's Lock Screen This one tech trick could help save your life. Here's how to make sure you and your family members have emergency medical information readily available.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses made him hide it.

You've been Drudged! Malware-squirting ads appear on websites with 100+ million visitors eBay, Drudge Report, etc inadvertantly carry evil adverts

My browser visited Weather.com and all I got was this lousy malware (Updated)

Google's Stagefright Patch Fails, 950M Android Devices Still at Risk

iOS 9: Everything You Need to Know

OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite and iOS 8.4.1 Address Numerous Security Holes

How to Quash Firefox's Silent Requests

Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

FAIL: Microsoft in secret Windows 10 patch redo

Microsoft replaces Windows 10 patch update, isn't saying why New Cumulative Update does … something that makes Windows 10 better. Promise

Is Computer Security an Illusion?

Apple squashes serious security bug with update to Mac OS X The latest version of Mac OS X -- 10.10.5 -- fixes a serious security hole that was first reported in early July.

How Apple's Force Touch could change the way you use your next iPhone or iPad Commentary: Apple's next wave of iPhones and iPads are likely to feature tech that's already in the Apple Watch and newest MacBooks. Here's why it could make a difference.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Timelapse Captures Footage Of Rare 'Wet Microburst' Weather Phenomenon

Microsoft Windows 10: Five free apps you should download Disappointed at some of the gaps in Windows 10's software? Here are five apps you'll want to pick up to plug those holes.

Failed Windows Updates Causing Slowdowns?

Apple subscription TV service said to face further delay Web-based TV service won't debut until at least next year because of a lack of progress in licensing programming, Bloomberg reports.

Friday, August 14, 2015

What is 802.11ax WiFi, and will it really deliver 10Gbps? (updated)

How to make lithium-ion batteries last for years

In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

Windows and UEFI anti-theft mechanism makes systems less secure Features added in Windows 8 were misused by Lenovo to install unwanted software on top of a clean OS install, introducing a critical vulnerability.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi: What you need to know Microsoft has released a version of Windows 10 for the credit card-sized machine. But just what can you do with it?

The ABC's of Google's Alphabet announcement Part of Google's bombshell restructuring, under a new parent called Alphabet, is that its most recent top hire -- CFO Ruth Porat -- gets even more power. Here's what the financial issues look like for Porat and Co.

Is Comcast Starting To Care About Customers?

Verizon abandons contracts: Everything you need to know (FAQ) Confused about Verizon's shake-up of the way you pay for wireless service? CNET has you covered with all of the answers

Firefox tries to edge out Microsoft in Windows 10 browser battle The latest version of Mozilla's web browser is looking to unseat Microsoft Edge as the default browser in Windows 10.

Adobe, MS Push Patches, Oracle Drops Drama

Verizon's new, experimental FiOS service is 10 times faster than Google Fiber

164-Person Group Breaks World Record For Largest Skydive Formation

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Look Up! The Perseids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

How To Undo a Windows 10 Upgrade

Everything You Should Read About Alphabet And Google

Microsoft fixes four critical security flaws in August's Patch Tuesday Even Windows 10 wasn't left out of this month's bumper round of security updates

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Is This the Most Economical Printer?

Firefox users, here's a security flaw you'll need to fix This bug can upload files from your computer if you visit the wrong news site. But you can close up the hole by downloading the latest version of the browser.

The best (and worst) cities for mobile service in the U.S.

Contract or no-contract? Tough choices for an AT&T wireless customer CNET's tech advice columnist Marguerite Reardon tries to help a confused AT&T wireless customer figure out the best service plan for him and his wife.

Firefox Users Urged To Download Latest Security Update -- Now

The best camera apps for iOS

This is Bill Belichick's smart tablet

iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 release date, rumours and specs The latest iPhone 6s features, specs, release date, rumours and leaked pictures - or should that be the iPhone 7?

Microsoft Windows 10: Five free apps you should download Disappointed at some of the gaps in Windows 10's software? Here are five apps you'll want to pick up to plug those holes.

Windows 10 update triggers reboot glitch for some users The new cumulative update is creating trouble for some users, calling into question Microsoft's policy of forced updates for Windows 10.

Google Is Restructuring Under a New Company Called Alphabet

A simple guide to buying cellphone service in 2015

Here's what you'll be able to do with Force Touch on the iPhone 6s Force Touch on the iPhone 6s will work differently than it does on the Apple Watch.

Want to be totally secure on the Internet? Good luck At Defcon, one of the largest tech security conferences of the year, there's no such thing as total security from hackers.

Friday, August 07, 2015

The Lexus hoverboard is here and it's real

The Internet of Insecure Things

Windows 10: Good, but is it good enough?

Apple to patch serious security hole in Mac OS X The nasty bug, which could give hackers access to the entire operating system, is set to be fixed in the next security update.

Balance security and convenience with Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense With Windows 10, the feature Wi-Fi Sense is on by default, so it's important that you know what it does and how it works.

Tesla's Creepy 'Solid Metal Snake' Robotic Charger Slithers Its Way Into Model S

Thursday, August 06, 2015

2015 Traveler Photo Contest

How to get free help from Microsoft on Windows 10 and more With the launch of the new version of Windows, Microsoft offers a variety of support options, both online and in-store ... some of which are free.

Windows 10 violates your privacy by default, here's how you can protect yourself Upon installation, Windows 10 defaults to some pretty serious privacy invasions. Here are some steps you can take to keep your personal data private.

Windows 10 Hits 14+ Million Installations

Has Microsoft Security Essentials Improved?

Got Windows 10? Do These 5 Things NOW...

Microsoft releases Windows DVD Player for Windows 10 -- free for some, but not for others

Surfing the Internet… from my TRS-80 Model 100 Stepping into the 21st century with the mother of all laptops.

How to Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu The Start menu is back in Windows 10, but it's not exactly your father's start menu. Here's how to get the most out of it.

Windows 10 wipes your child safety settings if you upgrade from 7 or 8

LibreOffice 5: The best office suite today won't cost you a dime The latest version of open-source LibreOffice is a great suite for Linux, Mac, or Windows users.

How to secure Windows 10: The paranoid's guide Worried sick over Windows 10's privacy settings? There's a lot you can do to lock them down, but you will lose some functionality along the way.

Windows 10 doesn't offer much privacy by default: Here's how to fix it Windows 10 shares a lot of personal data with Microsoft, but you can turn most of it off.

NASA's EPIC video shows dark side of the moon passing over Earth We often see the moon sailing through our night skies from down here on Earth, but a new NASA video shows a perspective we never get.

Lexus Unveils Its Working Hoverboard At the only skatepark where it works

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

How To Get Windows 10 Right Now

25 Apps for the Tech-Savvy Teacher

Memorable moon photos from NASA and beyond (pictures)

Why Chrysler's car hack 'fix' is staggeringly stupid If you receive a USB stick through the mail, you really should not plug it in.

10 killer photography tips the pros won't tell you

New Windows 10 scam will encrypt your files for ransom A cautionary tale in being patient, and not skipping the line.

Descending to a comet

Thunderstrike 2 worm can infect your Mac without detection

Monday, August 03, 2015

Here's What We Thought About Windows 30 Years Ago

Earth magnetic shield is older than previously thought

Everything You Need to Disable in Windows 10