Put A Google Home Hub On Your Xmas List

PUT A GOOGLE HOME HUB ON YOUR XMAS LIST

The Google Home Hub is my favorite home assistant. Put it on your Xmas list, or sneak one under the tree for yourself. If your pictures...

Microsoft Has Not Made Any Progress On Sorting Out Its Personal And Work Accounts

MICROSOFT HAS NOT MADE ANY PROGRESS ON SORTING OUT ITS PERSONAL AND WORK ACCOUNTS

Microsoft has two giant identity systems set up by different divisions of the company - one system for personal accounts, a different...

 
 
 
Outlook Tip: Paste Your Way To A New Email Message

OUTLOOK TIP: PASTE YOUR WAY TO A NEW EMAIL MESSAGE

Outlook is full of hidden surprises and shortcuts. Here are a few tips for Outlook junkies that range from obvious to obscure. I know...

Prepare Yourself For Subscription Fatigue

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR SUBSCRIPTION FATIGUE

You're going to be so fed up with subscriptions by the end of next year that you will want to scream. Want to play a game? Before you...

 
 
 
Kasvot Växt And The Best Album You've Never Heard

KASVOT VÄXT AND THE BEST ALBUM YOU'VE NEVER HEARD

It's Thanksgiving week in the US. Do you mind if I tell you a story that has nothing to do with technology? Indulge me. We'll get back...

Windows 10 Tip: View Your Clipboard History

WINDOWS 10 TIP: VIEW YOUR CLIPBOARD HISTORY

Your Windows 10 computer is going to install a major update soon. Microsoft just began rolling out the “Windows 10 October 2018 Update,”...

 
 
 
Am I The Only One Who Didn't Know That Surge Protectors Wear Out?

AM I THE ONLY ONE WHO DIDN'T KNOW THAT SURGE PROTECTORS WEAR OUT?

Surge protectors wear out. A few thunderstorms, or just day to day use for a couple of years, and they are completely useless for power...

Vote 2018

VOTE 2018

To all my US readers: This is what history looks like when it's happening. If you don't get to the polls, or if you turn away because...

 
 
 
Google Knows So Much About You That It's Creepy, But It Might Not Be An Invasion Of Privacy

GOOGLE KNOWS SO MUCH ABOUT YOU THAT IT'S CREEPY, BUT IT MIGHT NOT BE AN INVASION OF PRIVACY

The term “invasion of privacy” is distracting us from understanding important issues. Invasion of privacy is frequently thrown around...

Office Tip: How To Make Outlook Easier To Use On A Touchscreen

OFFICE TIP: HOW TO MAKE OUTLOOK EASIER TO USE ON A TOUCHSCREEN

This tip is for anyone who uses the desktop version of Outlook on a laptop with a touchscreen. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers,...

 
 
 
The End Of New Product Announcements

THE END OF NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

In the last two months, there have been major announcements of new products by every computer and phone manufacturer on the planet....

Store Your Files In The Server In The Sky

STORE YOUR FILES IN THE SERVER IN THE SKY

It's time to move your files to the cloud. Box, Dropbox, and OneDrive now all have plans that support an important feature: You can...

 
 
 
Something You Know, Something You Have: Better Security With Two Factor Authentication

SOMETHING YOU KNOW, SOMETHING YOU HAVE: BETTER SECURITY WITH TWO FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

Two factor authentication adds an extra step to the process of logging into your accounts. It's inconvenient. It makes you safer. Until...

Saving Passwords In Google Chrome Is Better Than Nothing

SAVING PASSWORDS IN GOOGLE CHROME IS BETTER THAN NOTHING

Google has improved the password management built into the Chrome browser. It's. .. okay! Not bad! Better than nothing, absolutely....

 
 
 
These Shocking Facts About LastPass Will Make Your Jaw Drop

THESE SHOCKING FACTS ABOUT LASTPASS WILL MAKE YOUR JAW DROP

The most important thing you can do to improve your security is to use LastPass. It's more convenient and more secure than a notebook...

The Password Lecture

THE PASSWORD LECTURE

We have to talk about passwords. We're going to start exactly where you expect: with a lecture about your sloppy habits, as if you're...

 
 
 
OneDrive Can Automatically Back Up Your Documents, Pictures And Desktop Folders

ONEDRIVE CAN AUTOMATICALLY BACK UP YOUR DOCUMENTS, PICTURES AND DESKTOP FOLDERS

Microsoft has made it easier to protect your Documents, Pictures and Desktop folders using OneDrive. OneDrive has become more reliable...

Logging In To A PC With A Microsoft Account Is Overrated

LOGGING IN TO A PC WITH A MICROSOFT ACCOUNT IS OVERRATED

With the collapse of the Microsoft consumer ecosystem , there are fewer reasons all the time to sign into Windows 10 with a personal...

 
 
 
Security Alert: Chrome Extensions And Notifications Are Being Used For Adware

SECURITY ALERT: CHROME EXTENSIONS AND NOTIFICATIONS ARE BEING USED FOR ADWARE

Adware has started to turn up again, using Chrome extensions and notifications as a way to display annoying ads and muck up the time...

The Samsung Ecosystem: When Technology Is Driven By Jealousy

THE SAMSUNG ECOSYSTEM: WHEN TECHNOLOGY IS DRIVEN BY JEALOUSY

Samsung is a global electronics company with hundreds of thousands of employees. It is the world's largest information technology company...

 
 
 



Apple Warns Chinese iPhone Ban Would Force a Settlement With Qualcomm...

Apple Warns Chinese iPhone Ban Would Force a Settlement With Qualcomm, Result in 'Irreparable Harm' to Apple and Others

In a court filing related to the ongoing dispute with Qualcomm that has resulted in a partial ban on iPhone sales in China , Apple this week warned that upholding the ban would... Read more ...

MacOS App Analytics Now Available in App Store Connect

MacOS App Analytics Now Available in App Store Connect

Apple today announced that developers can now view analytics for their macOS apps in App Store Connect : Your app data from the new Mac App Store on macOS Mojave is now... Read more ...

Apple says an iPhone sales ban in China would force it to settle w...

Apple says an iPhone sales ban in China would force it to settle w/ Qualcomm, cost ‘millions of dollars a day'

Earlier this week, it was reported that China had granted Qualcomm an iPhone import and sale ban as part of its legal case against Apple. While the ban has been unsuccessful at... Read more ...

Netflix is testing an 'instant scene replay' feature. and it sounds awful

Netflix is testing an 'instant scene replay' feature. and it sounds awful

Over the years, Netflix's Original shows and movies have featured countless rewind-worthy scenes - who could forget the single-take hallway fight from Daredevil's first season... Read more ...

Google Maps adds a twist of Lime to find you a scooter or bike

Google Maps adds a twist of Lime to find you a scooter or bike

Fast becoming the default navigation tool of the modern world, Google Maps is constantly being refined in order to best guide you to your destination. The latest update adds... Read more ...

The 2018 Newegg Insider Gift Guide: Toys and Games

The 2018 Newegg Insider Gift Guide: Toys and Games

We're nearing the end of the year, and that means it's almost time to exchange gifts. If you're having trouble coming up with something for a youngster or a gamer... Read more ...

Apple Music Connect to Shut Down, Suffering Same Fate as iTunes Ping

Apple Music Connect to Shut Down, Suffering Same Fate as iTunes Ping

Apple today announced that its Apple Music Connect social platform for artists is in the process of shutting down, suffering the same fate as Ping , the company's previous... Read more ...

Save Up to $200 on New MacBook Air, Now $999 at Costco and $1,059 at Amazon

Save Up to $200 on New MacBook Air, Now $999 at Costco and $1,059 at Amazon

Costco began selling select Macs this week in the United States, and it is offering a particularly notable deal of $200 off the new MacBook Air. The deal is available on its... Read more ...

Pokémon Go Trainer Battles are live for players level 10 and higher

Pokémon Go Trainer Battles are live for players level 10 and higher

Pokémon Go Trainer Battles are live for players at level 10 and higher Read more ...

GRIS Review: A Watercolor Platformer Full of Hope

GRIS Review: A Watercolor Platformer Full of Hope

This week sees the release of an indie narrative platformer called GRIS. It is Barcelona-based Nomada Studio 's first game and is being published by indie giant Devolver... Read more ...