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  How to Find Apps Faster

There are many ways to find apps, of course, and probably my favorite way is to press the Windows key and start typing the app name. This is great if the app you're looking for has been indexed so that the Start menu can find it. But what about those apps that don't fit this category?

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  5 Notable New Features Coming to macOS High Sierra...

macOS High Sierra isn’t necessarily a giant feature packed system software release, and instead it aims to improve and refine the overall experience of the Mac operating system. But that doesn’t meant there aren’t some exciting new features and changes coming to macOS 10.13 when it debuts in t... Show More
  How to reset your routers forgotten username and p...

There might come a time when you’ll need to log in to your router to change a setting or two, most likely the network key for the Wi-Fi connection.

But what happens if you can’t log in because you forgot the router’s username and/or password?

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  Google Chrome tips and tricks: Master your web bro...

Chrome will let you browse pages, obviously, but it's also loaded with hidden hacks that can essentially streamline your internet-browsing experience and digital life. From simple tricks that allow you to send emails from the omnibar (aka address bar) to extensions that you let save images to Pinter... Show More
  Master Microsoft Edge browser: 10 awesome tips and...

The Edge browser is built for modern Windows user and also comes with touch functionalities too. Today, we have compiled a list of tips and tricks that you can try on your Microsoft Edge browser.

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  How to Install Java on macOS Sierra

Some Mac users may need to install Java into macOS Sierra or MacOS High Sierra. Typically the need for Java is for specific app usage, particular app compatibility, or for developers, and it’s worth mentioning that most Mac users won’t need to bother installing Java at all. For those that do nee... Show More

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  Microsoft Security Updates July 2017 release

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products on July 11, 2017.

The following guide provides you with in-depth information on the July 2017 Microsoft Patch Day. It starts with an executive summary that covers important to-know bits ... Show More
  What is ransomware and how do I protect my PC from...

Following the WannaCry attack in May, there's new malware spreading across the world: Petya. Ransomware stops you from accessing any files on the €infected€™ computer until you pay the ransom. Here we explain what you need to do to protect your precious data.

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  Microsoft releases July 2017 Non-Security Office u...

Microsoft has just released non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016; a day later than anticipated because of 4th of July in the US.

Only non-security Office updates get released by Microsoft on the first Tuesday of the month. That's the reason why you don't see patches for Office ... Show More
  Linux Mint 18.2 released

Linux Mint 18.2, a new version of the popular Linux distribution, has been released to the public on July 2, 2017 in Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce and KDE flavors. The new Linux Mint 18.2 is a long term support release which means that it will be supported until 2021 (as opposed to regular releases which are... Show More
  Microsoft to beef up Windows 10 antivirus to catch...

Microsoft is set to further tighten up security for businesses when the Fall Creators Update arrives for Windows 10, promising a raft of new features and €end-to-end€™ security that leverages cloud intelligence to keep PCs protected €" alongside a transformation for Win... Show More
  Another Major Ransomware Attack Spreading

Security researchers say a strain of ransomware called Petya or Petrwrap, which has similarities to WannaCry, is spreading like wildfire.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2sYAJKy

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