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The new cameras on the iPhone 6S are nice, but the biggest technical innovation Apple crammed into the thing is the screen. Actually, it's just underneath the screen: the sensors that enable 3D Touch.
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Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Maybe you want to prop up your terrible Clash of Clans team by running an alternate account on your laptop. Maybe your addiction to Candy Crush Saga has grown to the point that your poor phone’s battery life just can’t hack the kind of binges you need nowadays to get your fix.
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Thursday, 10 September 2015
Back in February Google formally announced YouTube Kids, a special version of YouTube designed to isolate kid-friendly music, shows, and more. In addition to catering the library towards kids, the UI was also built to be simple and intuitive.
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Monday, 24 August 2015
It wasn't your imagination. That iPhone 6 Plus you purchased that seemed to produce oddly blurred images may have been defective, and now Apple is offering to replace the back camera in the device.
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Saturday, 15 August 2015
Thanks to Apple updating Boot Camp, that is. If you have had a hankering to try out Microsoft’s latest operating system — and I can recommend at least taking it for a spin — now’s the time.
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Thursday, 13 August 2015
Sony might not be making PCs anymore, but it's still on the hook for supporting its older systems -- and that's creating a big problem for Windows 10 upgrades.
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Wednesday, 12 August 2015
In its monthly round of security fixes, Microsoft has included five bulletins that address Windows 10 issues, and one that covers the new Edge browser included in their newly-launched operating system. These patches include addressing vulnerabilities in the .
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Power line adapters are a cheap and easy way to create a wired network throughout your home, and some models include Wi-Fi capability. I recently installed the latter variety in the form of the TP-Link TL-WPA4220KIT and now have a strong Wi-Fi reception in every corner and both floors of my home.
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Wednesday, 5 August 2015
Think your private browsing session is really private? A new paper shows how your smartphone or laptop's battery can be used to compromise your privacy.
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Tuesday, 4 August 2015
Windows 10 is great; if you’re on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, there’s virtually no reason not to upgrade. That said, there are so many new features and settings that sorting through them all can become overwhelming, and you could be missing out on making the most of your Windows 10 experience.
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Macs have typically been heralded as the more secure of the two main operating systems. But according to researchers, at the firmware level, that's not necessarily true.
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Friday, 31 July 2015
Taking a screenshot is nothing new. The feature has been available across numerous platforms and devices for well over a decade. How to actually take a screenshot, however, remains one of the most frequently asked questions.
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Thursday, 30 July 2015
You’ve read the reviews and made the decision: You want Windows 10 on your PC. The brand new operating system brings with it a host of improvements, including a new web browser, Microsoft Edge, the return of the Start Menu, better built-in apps and the chatty Cortana.
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Sunday, 19 July 2015
Windows 10 isn't going to allow its home users to skip updates, which is great if you like to keep your system constantly updated. For those of you who like to download and install things at your own pace? Too bad.
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Monday, 6 July 2015
Who Deleted Me on Facebook is an app available for Android and iOS devices that lets you keep track of your friends list. Similar to Who Unfollowed Me for Twitter, it tells you when friends have disappeared from your list and whether they’ve deactivated their accounts or just deleted you.
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Monday, 29 June 2015
Malwarebytes offers pirates and duped customers 12 months of its premium antimalware product for free
Malwarebytes, a security company best known for its Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) product, has debuted an Amnesty program for Windows users.
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Sunday, 14 June 2015
Master your iPhone and iPad. Sign up here to get our Tip of the Day delivered right to your inbox. The most important thing to any Apple user (besides her iPhone of course!) is an Apple ID.
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What to do if your computer is taken over by ransomware — a form of malware taking over the internet
Ransomware is evolving and that’s bad news for just about everybody except cyber thieves. Ransomware, which is a form of malware, works by either holding your entire computer hostage or by blocking access to all of your files by encrypting them.
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Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Skype users have discovered a rather nasty bug in the app. Sending the characters “http://:” (without the quotes) crashes Skype, and receiving a message with those characters makes it crash any time you try to sign in again. The bug works as described on Windows, Android, and iOS.
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Thursday, 28 May 2015
The bug – discovered by several Reddit users – means that when the message is received it instantly crashes the iPhone and causes it to reboot, as long as the recipient is not viewing their message history at the time.
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Monday, 18 May 2015
The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.
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Sunday, 10 May 2015
More than one in 20 web users are infected with ad injectors, a type of malware that puts unwanted adverts on web pages, according to new research from Google.
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Wednesday, 6 May 2015
It's incredibly easy to build a projector for your smartphone. All you need are a few household items and a magnifying glass. We needed a box that was at least 17 inches long for our 2X magnifying glass, so keep that in mind when selecting a box to use.
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Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Mobile phone signal not quite as reliable as it should be? Getting a signal strong enough to make a call outdoors normally isn’t a problem, but indoors can be a completely different matter?
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Thursday, 2 April 2015
You may have seen those electrical outlets that incorporate USB ports, allowing you to charge your mobile devices without the blocky adapter. The new SnapPower Charger on Kickstarter makes this tech much simpler to install.
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If you're routinely on the receiving end of Word documents and have a current version of Microsoft Office, you may have noticed something: Whenever you open one of these file attachments or downloads, Word opens in something called Protected View.
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Sunday, 29 March 2015
Primary school headteachers have warned parents who allow their children to play video games such as Call Of Duty and Grand Theft Auto will be reported to police and social services for neglect.
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Saturday, 7 March 2015
BOSTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned.
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Wednesday, 18 February 2015
There’s a shadow war unfolding on the internet, as various groups jostle for control and develop new, refined software to steal data and damage systems.
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Friday, 13 February 2015
Startup Salient Eye has developed an app that turns Android smartphones into security cameras that can instantly report back to you if anyone enters your home while you're away. The app is available for free via Google Play and works on any phone running at Android 2.2 and above.
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Monday, 26 January 2015
“Oh, no. Oh, nonononono. S#@$*!” — You, after realizing you just accidentally deleted all of your vacation photos from your camera’s memory card. Or maybe your child somehow got his grubby little hands on your smartphone and wiped your camera roll clean. It sucks, and I sympathize.
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Tuesday, 20 January 2015
The year of 2014, in many respects, was all about digital security. It wasn’t just tech pundits or early adopters who were victimized – Snapchat, Target, and Sony Entertainment all showed us that no one is immune. And don’t get me started on the NSA.
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Friday, 16 January 2015
How can I make my PC completely secure from any type of virus and hacking? Juzer You can’t, because of the old computer industry phenomenon known as PEBCAK, or “Problem exists between chair and keyboard”.
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Monday, 12 January 2015
Microsoft's popular Windows 7 computer operating platform is to exit the mainstream support phase and enter the extended support stage in January 2015.
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Sunday, 11 January 2015
A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which woul
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