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Firefox will support Windows XP and Vista until September 2017   

Numerous web browsers have already stopped supporting Windows XP and Vista, but not Firefox. To this day, Mozilla's latest software can work with your decade-old PC. However, even that team has its limits -- it's phasing out support for XP and Vista starting next year.

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Published on December 26, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
9 must know Amazon Echo tips and tricks   

Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot and Tap devices can do more than just check the weather and sling playlists.

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Published on December 25, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
18 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success   

Whether you're a cord cutter or not, you're probably going to want a streaming device for your TV, and Roku remains the most popular against Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and the Amazon Fire TV Stick, according to Parks Associates.

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Published on December 25, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
How to Set Up Your Apple MacBook Pro   

So you just unboxed your new aluminum and glass Apple MacBook Pro. We walk you through the best way to set it up.

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Published on December 25, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
Apple Fixes Password-Related Bugs in iOS and Mac OS   

Two separate flaws give away user passwords.

Apple is usually reliable for security and privacy, but every once in a while, things slip by. Two serious, and separate, vulnerabilities in iOS and Mac OS were discovered that can give away passwords. Apple has patched both security holes.

An iOS vulnerability was discovered by Davut Hari, a patent attorney from Turkey. It's just a silly mistake. Saved passwords are not shown in plain text and are hidden by just showing ****. That's one line of defense. Apple is also good at the accessibility feature, so if you select the password, accessibility is enabled, and you click the "Voice" option, the iOS device reads the password. Anyone in earshot can hear the password.

Apple released an update on December 12 and admitted that a "nearby user may be able to overhear spoken passwords." The update disabled speaking of passwords.

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Published on December 21, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Linux Mint get a major upgrade   

With this long-term support Linux desktop, which is based on Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint is better than ever. Since I've already found Linux Mint 18 to be the best desktop out there of any sort, that's saying something.

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Published on December 21, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
CrossOver 16 released   

Wanted to use Microsoft Office 13 on Linux? Well, here is the latest CrossOver 16 with Office 13 support and much more.

CrossOver is a compatibility layer that makes it possible to run some Windows software on Mac or Linux computers. It's basically a commercial version of the open-source program WINE providing Linux users with an easy way to install various applications and games that run only on the proprietary Microsoft Windows operating systems.

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Published on December 20, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
free and open source web browsers for Linux.   

Google Chrome might rule the world of browsers but you don't need to keep on using it. Here are some free and open source web browsers for Linux.

When Google first released their Chrome browser in the fall of 2008, nobody suspected how much it would change the landscape. Within a short time, this new and fresh browser surpassed older entities that had been fighting for market share in the browser wars.With

With over 55% market share, Chrome became the reigning kings of browsers. For some, this was unfortunate because it gave Google access to even more data on them. In this age, data is the most important thing and the so-called free web browsers are a way to get to your data.

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Published on December 20, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
Is Linux is better than Windows?   

Are you wondering if Linux is better than Windows? Don't wonder.

If you are not a power user, it might seem that "Windows" OS is a better (or easier) choice when compared to Linux. In either case, if you are not enjoying using a Linux distro then Windows would be your obvious choice.

However, in reality, we tend to experience something different, which lets us jump to the conclusion where Linux gets the edge over Windows OS.


In this article, we will take a look at 10 of the compelling reasons why Linux is better than Windows.

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Published on December 20, 2016 by Paul Illingworth
5 things you should do following the Yahoo breach   

The massive data breach can be an opportunity to do some cleanup and implement security recommendations.

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Published on December 17, 2016 by Bob Uhlman
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