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7 Useful Free VPNs For Netflix in 2021: Get Promos & Offers

Talking about VPNs and Netflix, do you know having the best free VPNs for Netflix can help you in tremendous ways you didn’t know? One thing that is known is Netflix has offers for selected countries, this means they can get discount for purchases compared to another. This is just one of the many reasons…
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Is it Safe to Delete This File? – Ask Leo!

The one thing you need to do before you hit delete. When running out of disk space, considering what you can delete makes sense. I’ll look at the steps to determine whether a file, such as a .dat file, may be important. My C: and D: drives have many gigabytes of .DAT files under “Documents…
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Top 8 Cloud Cost Management Tools

Regardless of a single or a multi-cloud environment, most people spend a lot of money on resources they do not even use. Cloud cost optimization acts differently for engineers and those in the field of finance. In the case of engineers, the cloud resources are innovated quickly, while cloud resources would be obtained in the…
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5 Best VR Headsets in 2021 That You Should Know About

Virtual Reality is one of the major technological breakthroughs of this century. Home VR consoles, as well as corporate solutions, are very much in demand. Moreover, VR games, tutorials, simulations, and visualizations are enabling people from all walks of life to reap greater benefits. By, you can use the technology for numerous purposes. There are…
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How to uninstall Norton Antivirus with ease [Complete Guide]

Sometimes, you just can’t remove an app from Control Panel for good. This is how you can uninstall Norton Antivirus on Windows 10. How can I uninstall Norton Antivirus? 1. Remove Norton Antivirus with a third-party uninstaller Programs and Features isn’t the best uninstaller to remove Norton Antivirus because doesn’t erase all software residual files…
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How to stop saving documents to OneDrive [Complete guide]

Regardless of the reason why you want to stop saving documents to OneDrive, there is a quick and simple solution for this and we will present it in this article, so keep on reading. How can I stop saving documents to OneDrive? 1. Use a specialized tool If you don’t want to necessary use the…
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FIX: Kaspersky blocking or throttling VPN [NordVPN, Cisco]

Let’s quickly look at its key features: Comprehensive scan and removal features Protection against viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, spam, spyware, identity theft, hacking, phishing, fraud, and social engineering Light and extremely fast Live Support Chat available 24/7 ESET Smart Security Change your antivirus with a really efficient and light solutionthat won’t intefere with your VPN. 3.…
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FIX: Windows 10 Activation error 0x80041023

How can I fix Windows activation error 0x80041023? 1. Check you’re entering the product key right To to do so, press the Windows key + S keyboard shortcut. Type cmd in the search box that opens. Right-click the Command Prompt and select the Run as administrator option on its context menu. Enter this command in…
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FIX: 0xC1900101 – 0x20017 Windows 10 error

Some of the most common Windows errors and bugs are a result of old or incompatible drivers. The lack of an up-to-date system can lead to lag, system errors or even BSoDs.To avoid these types of problems, you can use an automatic tool that will find, download, and install the right driver version on your…
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10 best antivirus software for low-end PCs [2021 Guide]

ESET Internet Security is one of the best antiviruses that you can use. It is a modern antivirus powered by AI, meaning that it adapts and improves itself continuously. Furthermore, it is a perfect and performant tool for gamers or anyone that want to have uninterrupted sessions of work or gaming at their computers. Additionally,…
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FIX: Xbox One headset not working [Full Guide] • Xbox Guides

The mic is very quiet on Xbox One? Don’t worry, we’ve got the right solution for you. 6. Update firmware To fix Xbox One headset not working, your controller’s firmware needs updating in order to be compatible with the headset’s adapter. When your controller is updated with the latest software, you get full use of…
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SmartWindows – Switching between profiles with just one click

Well, it’s a problem if you don’t use a program like SmartWindows, since this handy tool provides you with everything you need in that sense. What does SmartWindows do? SmartWindows is a lightweight utility that lets you configure your windows in just the right places, and just the right sizes for each for whatever roles…
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FIX: TeamViewer blocked by antivirus/firewall [Easy Guide]

But, since it establishes the on-distance connection through the Internet, TeamViewer might be blocked by certain antivirus programs. In that respect, the security solutions might see the app as a possible security breach so it will block its access and functionality just as a precautionary measure. Best Antivirus Deals For You: Well, if that happens…
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Can We Use Any Charger On Any Phone? (Device)

Can we just use any charger to charge our phones without damaging the phone or the battery? Can we use a Samsung Charger to charge a Tecno Phone? Can I use an Infinix charger to charge an Itel phone? Is it safe to charge my phone with any other charger? All these questions are answered…
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Could a Built-in Tracking Device in My Laptop Detect My Tor Browsing History? – Ask Leo!

The risks of malicious trackers. (Image: canva.com) Malware can do anything, but malicious hardware can do even more. Yes. I’m assuming by “built-in tracking device” you mean that someone has actually added a hardware device of some sort to your laptop. Such a device would share all the capabilities of malware and perhaps even more.…
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INVALID FLOATING POINT STATE error in Windows 10 [Fixed]

Choose a professional driver solution so you won’t have to manually search for your drivers. This software will always keep your operating system updated with the newest drivers available. Containing a huge daily-updated driver database, the program will allow you to enjoy an awesome gaming performance. It does an excellent job when it comes to…
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FIX: DRIVER UNMAPPING INVALID VIEW error in Windows 10

Moreover, you’ll encounter a DRIVER UNMAPPING INVALID VIEW error. To fix this error, it’s important that you find the driver that is causing it and update it. Users reported certain issues with Intel wireless adapter, and after updating the wireless adapter drivers the issue was resolved, so be sure to update your wireless adapter first.…
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5 Best Ways to Get Microsoft Office For Free in 2021

As of now, there are plenty of office suites available for Windows 10. However, Microsoft office seems to be the best option out of all those. Compared to other free office suites, Microsoft Office offers more features and options. It’s a productivity suite that packs lots of tools like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, and…
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How to Protect Your Cloud Storage and Backups from Ransomware – Ask Leo!

Extra-destructive malware might call for extra-strong protection. (image: canva.com) There are additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware. In a previous article, I wrote about how ransomware is nothing special when it comes to prevention — it’s “just” malware, and the same steps you…
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Nokia to Launch Wireless Earbuds & Bluetooth Neckband with Rapid Charging Technology

Nokia is going to launch a new audio product in India on April 5 via Flipkart. The upcoming audio devices are the true wireless stereo (TWS) earphones and the Bluetooth Neckband. The company did not reveal much about the product, Nokia said that the upcoming device is “designed to give better sound”. Two New Audio…
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10 Best Free HD Video Converters for Windows 10 [2021 Edition]

Let’s admit; sometimes we download videos from the internet only to find that the file format is unsupported. At that time, we look for better media player apps. Although powerful media player apps like VLC can play every major video file, it’s always best to have a video converter. A video converter is an essential…
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10 Most Secure Private Browsers For iPhone 2021

Nothing is private in this online world. Search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc., also track your search activities to push targeted ads. Similarly, other companies also track our online activity in some way. Although VPNs and proxies can help you bypass web trackers, it’s not always recommended. To maintain complete anonymity, we need to…
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10 Best Bubble Shooter Games for Android 2021

In this post, I have selected the top best Bubble Shooter games for Android based on “metacritics reviews”, Play Store review and my personal experience playing the. Bubble-popping or bubble-shooting games, known worldwide as Bubble Shooter, are arcade puzzle games that are very popular on mobile phones. All current games are inspired by the original…
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PS5 Free Games – Best Free To Play Games For PlayStation 5

So, the PS5 is finally here, and it truly feels like a device came from the future. PS5 is supposed to shape the future of gaming consoles. Compared to the previous consoles, PS5 has powerful graphic tech and lightning-fast SSD, which loads games in just a few seconds. If you have just purchased PS5, you…
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Fix: Outlook Conversation History Folder Is Missing – Technipages

If you want to check the copies of your saved Skype for Business or Lync conversations, go to Outlook and open the Conversation History folder. To access the folder, click on the Outlook menu, go to More and select Conversation History. Unfortunately, many users complained that sometimes there is no Conversation folder in Outlook. Or…
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How Does Microsoft Teams Work for Guests? – Technipages

Microsoft Teams is a versatile collaboration tool that allows you to work on common projects with teammates and people who are not members of your organization. So, if your collaborators don’t have a work or school account with your organization, you can invite them to join your team as guest users. You can quickly identify…
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Fix OneNote Error: We Couldn’t Open That Location – Technipages

OneNote users may sometimes receive an error message informing them the app could not open a specific file or folder location. The error message usually reads as follows: “We couldn’t open that location. It might not exist or you might not have permission to open it. Please contact the owner of “xxx” for more information.”…
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Microsoft Teams: External Access vs Guest Access – Technipages

If you need to collaborate with people from outside your organization via Microsoft Teams, you can use guest access or external access. If you’re not familiar with these options, keep on reading this guide to learn the main differences between them. Differences Between External and Guest Users in MS Teams We listed the main differences…
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WhatsApp: Can’t Restore Chat from Google Drive Backup – Technipages

If you bought a new Android phone and you want to restore your WhatsApp chat history, you can restore your data from Google Drive. You need to meet two main requirements, namely, use the same phone number and Google account you used to create the backup file. Unfortunately, your device may sometimes fail to restore…
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Fix: Microsoft Teams Secondary Ringer Not Working – Technipages

Microsoft Teams has a convenient feature called “secondary ringer” that allows you to select the device you want Teams to ring through. This option is handy, particularly when you have multiple audio devices connected to your computer. For example, you can plug your headphones into your laptop but set your speakers as the secondary ringer.…
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PS5 Tips & Tricks: 10 Hidden Features You May Not Know About

Sony’s PS5 is genuinely a ‘Next-gen’ console; it has a totally unique user interface, controller design, and more. If you have just purchased a brand new PS5, you need to go through the learning phase first. You need to learn about the new functions, new tricks, and new ways of playing games. PS5 has lots…
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How to Fix Dropbox Not Generating Links – Technipages

If you want to quickly share files via Dropbox, you can generate shared links and send them to your friends. But sometimes, this feature may not work as intended, and you’re unable to generate shared links. When this issue occurs, the following error message may occasionally pop on the screen: “Something went wrong, and we…
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Bitwarden: How To Add a Set of Credentials To Your Vault – Technipages

One of the useful features that many password managers offer is saving credentials for accounts when you sign in. Generally, this feature is reliable if you’re using your password manager’s browser extension, although not all offer one. This feature will often save you from manually adding the account details into your password manager, saving you…
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Just What Is a Backup? – Ask Leo!

Only, perhaps, the most important term in all of computing. (Image: canva.com) “If it’s only in one place, it’s not backed up” really tells you all you need to know. Backup is one of those terms we all take for granted — yet it’s not uncommon to find different people who have different ideas of…
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How to Fix Microsoft Teams Error 2: 1001 – Technipages

Some Microsoft Teams errors, such as error caa70004, occur quite frequently, while others occur once in a blue moon. One such example is Microsoft Teams error code 2:-1001. It usually appears when users try to log into their Microsoft Teams accounts. In this guide, we’ll explore why this error code pops on your screen and…
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Fix: Can’t Connect to Slack on Windows 10 – Technipages

Slack is a reliable collaboration platform that allows you to communicate with your colleagues and work on common tasks and projects. Unfortunately, the service is sometimes affected by various issues, and users cannot connect to Slack’s servers. More specifically, connection and login issues are some of the most common glitches affecting Slack. In this guide,…
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Fix: Slack Could Not Find Camera and Microphone – Technipages

Slack may sometimes fail to detect your camera and microphone. As a result, although you can join video meetings, the other participants can’t see or hear you. Oftentimes, incorrect system settings are to blame for this problem. The good news is that you should be able to quickly troubleshoot the issue by tweaking your settings.…
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WFH appeals to retirees and many have applied for remote positions, according to a survey

The findings detail workforce sentiments about returning to the office, telecommuter productivity, pandemic-related impacts on job satisfaction and more. Image: iStock/nortonrsx More than one year after the first COVID-19 cases, many organizations around the globe continue to operate remotely. Telecommuting presents a number of logistical challenges compared with the traditional office setting as remote workers…
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Amazfit Bip U Pro With In-Built Alexa & GPS to Launch Next Week in India

Huami is all set to launch its smartwatch Amazfit Bip U Pro in India soon. The company has not revealed the exact date and pricing details. The only detail about the smartwatch is confirmed that it will be available for sale on Amazon and in.amazfit.com once it is launched in India. Amazfit Bip U Pro…
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Data literacy: Time to cure data phobia

It doesn’t matter what area you work in tech—even if you’re only tech-adjacent—most organizations lag in efforts to ensure staff has the vital skill of a good grasp of data. Image: Venngage “Bilingual a plus” is a rote standard of job descriptions that now levels up in the tech industry.  The boon of data and…
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Quantum computing may be able to solve the age-old problem of reasoning

The new technology can take partial information and produce intelligent inferences, according to new research from Cambridge Quantum Computing. As artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms have received attention for making accurate predictions–in everything from judging the outcome of human rights trials to predicting the winner of the Kentucky Derby to identifying cancer–another new technology…
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How to remove Google Chrome Virus Android [Pop up virus]

The pop-up virus causes issues such as tabs that can’t be closed, search engines change without permission and redirection to pages or ads. In this article, we have listed a few steps that you can follow to remove Google Chrome virus in Android. How do I remove pop up virus in Google Chrome on Android?…
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A new collaboration demonstrates how tech can help understand rare diseases

The Linux Foundation’s open source software will be used to develop gene therapies for rare genetic diseases in the newly announced RareCamp project. Image: iStock/Spectral-Design Gene therapies for rare genetic diseases is the goal of the newly founded RareCamp software project from the collaboration of The Linux Foundation and the OpenTreatments Foundation. There are 400…
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10 Best Free Android Apps of All Time (Useful Apps in 2021)

Android is right now the most popular mobile operating system. Compared to every other mobile OS, Android provides users far more customization options and features. Not only that, but the app availability is also relatively high on Android. Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. Just take a brief look at the Google Play Store;…
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FIX: Windows 10 can’t find a restore point

But what happens when you just can’t access any restore point? Some users reported this issue in Windows 10, but it’s frequently occurring in previous iterations, as well. How do I restore Windows 10 if there is no restore point? 1. Make sure System Restore is enabled Right-click on This PC and open Properties. Click…
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Malwarebytes won’t open? Use this troubleshooting guide

4. Try running Malwarebytes in the Safe mode During the startup, when the Windows logo appears, press and hold the Power button until the PC shuts down. Power on the PC and repeat the procedure 3 times. The fourth time you start the PC, the Advanced recovery menu should appear. Choose Troubleshoot. Select Advanced Options and then Startup Settings. Click Restart. Choose…
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5 best antivirus applications for Windows Home Server

by Milan Stanojevic Deputy Editor Keeping your server safe is essential, and today we’re going to show you the best antivirus for Windows Home Server. The software was discontinued years ago, but there are still antivirus applications that are fully compatible with it. Home Server is based on Windows Server 2008, and usually the software…
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How To Protect Yourself From Phishing Hacking Attacks

Hacking is of two types – Ethical and Unethical. Ethical hacking involves founding security flaws in software, servers, etc., whereas unethical hacking is done for illegal purposes. On unethical hacking, the victim remains unaware until they have been hacked. It’s often done to break into an account, network, system to steal sensitive information or money.…
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FIX: Arc Touch Mouse pointer issues on Windows 10

3. Calibrate your screen In the search dialog box, write calibrate. Choose the Calibrate the screen for pen or touch input option. Now you need to verify if the monitor present in the display screen is the same as the one you want to calibrate. Next, click on the Calibrate button. From here just follow…
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Quick fix: Windows Defender update error 0x8050800c

If you can’t install Windows Updated due to errors, we recommend you to check our dedicated guide and easily fix this problem. 3. Make sure you’re not running a third-party antivirus It is possible that you’ve installed another antivirus program on your computer. If such is the case, this may explain why you can’t update…
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Fix Avast won’t open and other errors in Windows

2. Avast Causes Black Screen in Windows 10 Click on Avast icon in the taskbar and open Avast user interface. Go to Settings tab, and then to General. Go to Exclusions options, click add and add the following address to exclusions: Restart your computer. Some users also reported that installing Avast on Windows 10 caused…
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Screen stuck on Getting Windows ready message [Full Guide]

But, this time we advise you to perform a clean reinstall. There’s a grave danger that your system won’t perform like it’s supposed to after this kind of failure. 3. Perform a Startup Repair Hold the Shift key down and press the Power button at the same time. Continue holding the Shift key, while the…
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How to Set Up Auto Reply Messages in Gmail

As of now, there are hundreds of email services out there. However, Gmail seems to be the best option out of all those. Gmail is now the most popular email option available for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, and the Web. With Gmail, you can easily send & receive emails, send file attachments, etc. Both individuals…
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OneDrive Script error: How to fix it on Windows

Download and install the latest service packs and software updates if you already don’t have them as they contain updates that can fix the OneDrive Script Error issue. You can do this via Windows Update. Note: in case the issue is on Chrome browser, check with the Chrome Support forum for troubleshooting assistance, otherwise you…
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MEMZ virus : What it is and how to remove it for good

After that, the Nyan Cat will take over your computer. MEMZ’s trademark is the Nyan Cat animation acting as a bootloader. There are two versions of MEMZ: a harmless one, which people use for fun, and a malware version that affects the Master Boot Record. The second one is dangerous and can make a PC…
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VR Oculus Quest 2: How To Customise Your Default Room – Technipages

With the Oculus Quest 2, you see the system menus first thing, every time you turn on your virtual reality headset. These menus allow you to select which app you want to launch. You can also buy more apps and games in the store, configure the settings, and more. To prevent these menus from being…
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Antivirus blocks email: How to fix it in less than 5 minutes

Most of the antivirus programs available for the Windows 10 system come with integrated mail support. Thus, shortly, these security programs can scan the incoming / outgoing emails within your existing accounts, regardless of what email client is being used. While this security feature is extremely important, sometimes it can bring further problems. For example,…
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FIX: Windows 10 prevents antivirus installation

These tools are designed to remove all files and registry entries associated with the problematic application, so be sure to use one for your applications. If you’re looking for an uninstaller application, we recommend the excellent tool below. Not only will it remove any apps that are preventing you from installing an antivirus, but it…
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QUICK FIX: Low Memory warning in Windows 10

What to do if you have a low memory problem in Windows 10? 1. Close unnecessary processes from Task Manager Right-click on a free spot on the taskbar and select Task Manager from the list. Once the new window opens, you will see the list of processes and programs that are running in that moment.…
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Elon Musk: Tesla hiring 10,000-plus employees for Austin, Texas Gigafactory

Tesla’s next Gigafactory needs workers and a college degree isn’t required for many positions. The Cybertruck is one of the vehicles that will be manufactured at the Texas Gigafactory. Image: Tesla Elon Musk is once again using his Twitter account to hawk for new employees. On Wednesday evening, he tweeted, “Over 10,000 people are needed…
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Football Manager 2016 Problems on Windows 10 [FIX]

5. Make sure that your graphics drivers are up to date Sometimes Football Manager 2016 crashes are caused by outdated graphics card driver, so be sure to update it. You can find all the necessary updates on your graphics card manufacturer’s website. 6. Turn off your antivirus In some cases, your antivirus software can interfere…
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FIX: Unhandled exception error in Windows 10

Below are a few methods that you can use to get things working again. It is important to note that these instructions are designed for Windows 10 users. How do I fix the Windows 10 unhandled exception errors? 1. Run a virus scan Press the Windows Key + I to open the Settings app. Go to the Update &…
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5 best open source antivirus software [Windows 10 & Mac]

by Radu Tyrsina CEO & Founder Last update:April 2, 2021 The open-source antivirus is a program for removing malware whose source code is available for free. BullGuard competes with the best free open source antivirus, and it neutralizes advanced threats. A popular open source virus protection for Windows 10 is also Armadito, popular among lots…
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WhatsApp: How to Disable Stickers – Technipages

Many people really hate WhatsApp stickers considering them way too annoying or downright intrusive. This is because some users tend to spam their contacts with unwanted stickers. As a result, many users started looking for ways to disable these stickers which are much bigger than emojis. But this is not an easy task and we’ll…
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5 essential remote collaboration tools for distributed teams

With more teams partially or fully remote, collaboration tools are an essential part of daily work for distributed teams. Try some of these to bring your teams closer together. More than 20% of the workforce could work remotely three to five days a week as effectively as they could if working from an office, according…
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FIX: Windows Defender won’t scan on Windows 10 [Full Guide]

In addition to scanning your PC for harmful software, these apps will also actively remove dangerous files. Don’t hesitate to strengthen your defenses and install a third-party antivirus as soon as possible. ESET Internet Security ESET Internet Security is the safest, most popular cybersecurity tool on the market. 3. Change the power options Press Windows…
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The Spring Sale is the best time to buy from the Minecraft Marketplace

The Minecraft news for the day isn’t about a new update beta, but instead is about the new Minecraft Marketplace Spring Sale. From now until April 7, 2021, players can take advantage of mass discounts of up to 33% off on skins, textures, maps, adventures, and much more from the Minecraft Marketplace. Every day, up…
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Should employers mandate COVID-19 vaccinations?

Before companies return to work, they must develop a strategy involving rules related to vaccination. Image: iStockphoto/scaliger COVID-19 vaccinations are becoming the catalyst companies need to return to work. According to the CDC, as of April 2021, more than 150 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. While many employees are accepting the…
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Fix Zoom Not Showing Upcoming Meetings – Technipages

Keeping track of your upcoming meetings allows you to better organize your time and prioritize your tasks. If you know you’ve got an important meeting coming up in just a couple of days’ time, you’ll do your best to prepare for it. But if Zoom fails to list upcoming meetings, you may even forget about…
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Fix WhatsApp Error: You Cannot Place Another Call – Technipages

WhatsApp is a reliable video and instant messaging service with more than two billion users worldwide. You can use it on all the major mobile and desktop platforms out there. WhatsApp offers end-to-end encryption and guarantees third parties cannot access and read your messages. But the service may sometimes fail to work as intended due…
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5 essential dashboard metrics for PMOs

Every project management office has different ways of working, skills and expectations, but most expect and are required to provide business leaders with these five important dashboard metrics. Image: iStock/Kerkez Project management office dashboards are vital in helping business leaders and other key stakeholders stay up to date on project and portfolio performance metrics. Although…
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All our picks for the very best laptops with USB-C ports

Best USB-C Laptops Windows Central 2021 Looking for a new laptop that has USB-C ports? Perhaps you need Thunderbolt 3. Maybe Thunderbolt 3 isn’t a requirement for you, and you just want your laptop to be future-proofed. Either way, we’ve rounded up what we think are the best USB-C laptops available to buy today. We’ve…
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San Francisco Opera uses Aloha software for real-time remote collaboration

Image: Elk The pandemic and its edict to shelter-from-home turned many on to streaming services and binge-able shows. But while it was easy to be inundated by the bevy of options on many different platforms and the onslaught of entertainment viewed on devices, nothing could replicate a live performance.  Now, the San Francisco Opera is…
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Edge Dev now syncs favorites and other content by default on Linux

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central Microsoft recently rolled out an update for Edge Dev that brings several new features and a number of fixes. Following the update, the browser has sign-in and sync for personal Microsoft accounts on by default for Linux users. Previously, you had to enable this feature through a flag. The…
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100 Best Android Games to Download for Free in April 2021

We have selected the best free Android games to download this month on your phone. Needless to say, the obvious – most of the best games you can install on your Android device cost money. Games like Final Fantasy, Grand Theft Auto and many others are excellent games and have incredible gameplay. This quality, however, comes…
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Serial Cleaners is the PC and Xbox-bound sequel to Serial Cleaner

Source: Draw Distance | YouTube At the Future Games Show, Draw Distance revealed an early gameplay trailer for their upcoming title, Serial Cleaners. Serial Cleaners is the sequel to the slightly-different Serial Cleaner, a stealth puzzler that delivered on concept but not on content. In case you missed it, we’re highlighting Serial Cleaners and sharing…
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Our Zac Bowden wants to hear your questions about Windows 10 and Microsoft

If you love Microsoft, Windows 10, or our senior editor Zac Bowden, you have a new date to add to your calendar. Bowden will join Mary Jo Foley for the next MJFChat, which will occur on April 8, 2021. During the chat, Bowden and Foley will discuss rumors and speculation about what’s coming up for…
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An homage to pointless video game details and the importance of choice

Source: Windows CentralHitting the sauna with my friends in Monster Hunter World. Why? No reason in particular. And that’s okay. Last year, Mass Effect Cinematic Designer John Ebenger revealed that 90 per cent of Mass Effect players chose the Paragon playthrough for Shepard. In Mass Effect, a big part of the game’s unique selling point…
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How financial cybercrime targets shifted in 2020

COVID lockdowns may be behind a major change toward targeting e-commerce and using new forms of attacks, Kaspersky finds. Getty Images/iStockphoto If 2020 proved anything it’s that humans are resilient, and that goes doubly for cybercriminals engaged in financial crimes. Kaspersky found that the overall volume of threats to PCs and Android devices decreased in…
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Microsoft Teams finally supports native Windows 10 notifications

After months of testing and anticipation, Microsoft Teams finally supports native Windows 10 notifications. We first reported on the feature for Teams back in August 2020. The feature then showed up in preview in December. Now, native notification support is rolling out and should be generally available for everyone this month. Once the feature becomes…
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‘Narita Boy’ on Xbox Game Pass is a hack n’ slash retrowave fever dream

Source: Windows Central Xbox Game Pass features some of the best Xbox games out there, with new additions weaving in every month. Beyond some of the heavy hitters like the huge influx of Bethesda games following Microsoft’s acquisition, there’s a smorgasbord of high-quality indie titles hitting the platform to supplement those bigger releases. One such…
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How to Disable & Remove Reading List Feature in Google Chrome

Well, if you have been using the latest version of Google Chrome, you might know about the ‘Reading List’ feature. It’s a feature that acts as a bookmark, but it lets you access the saved websites offline. When you save an article on the reading list, the web pages sync to your Google Account, allowing…
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Verizon and Dreamscape Immersive join forces on virtual reality and 5G

The two companies will create VR applications optimized for 5G networks and mobile edge computing. Dreamscape Immersive mobile lab. Image: Dreamscape Verizon and Dreamscape Immersive, a virtual reality (VR) application developer, announced Thursday a partnership to build VR applications focused on immersive earning and training applications for use in the enterprise, public sector and education…
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How to use the new HTTPS-Only mode in Firefox

Firefox’s new feature automatically redirects from HTTP to HTTPS and should be considered a must-use for the security-minded. Jack Wallen explains, and shows you how to enable it. Image: Mozilla We all use a web browser throughout the day. I probably spend at least seven hours a day within a web browser. Not only am…
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2021 will see the rise of hybrid events

Last year we saw many events turn virtual, but this year organizers will begin to offer more hybrid options for attendees, making them more accessible while allowing in-person networking opportunities. Image: iStock/metamorworks Trade shows, sporting events, concerts and other live events ground to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic, but now that millions are vaccinated…
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RGB hair, Godzilla headphones, and the other best April Fools’ Day pranks

Source: Razer What you need to know Several tech companies participated in April Fools’ Day, including Razer and Surfshark. Some people also fell for fake news on April Fools’ Day. Unfortunately, Razer’s RGB hair dye that you can control from your phone is not real. April Fools’ Day is a dangerous day for news writers.…
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How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? – Ask Leo!

It’s a metaphor, but with possible real-world consequences. (Image: canva.com) What does it mean to mine something that doesn’t physically exist? And why might it use so much electricity? We’ve heard a lot about cryptocurrencies lately, especially Bitcoin. Opinions run the gamut from “worthless artificial gold” to the wave of the future and the universal…
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Intel and John Deere pilot AI and computer vision program to detect manufacturing defects

The system taps a neural network to register problems associated with welding and pauses production so these components can be corrected. Image: John Deere Agtech capabilities are bringing traditional farming into the 21st century. These solutions range from sprawling LED-equipped indoor farming facilities to robotically plucking ripe produce off the vine using computer vision and…
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Want to enjoy ray tracing? You’ll need one of these graphics cards.

Ray tracing allows game developers to light in-game environments with a level of depth and realism that previously wasn’t possible, and ray tracing can also be used in graphics-related workflows as well. However, to actually use ray tracing, you’ll need to be equipped with a ray tracing-compatible graphics card (GPU). GPUs that can handle ray…
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“Workcations”: 8 inns and hotels with deals for telecommuters looking for a change of scenery

Many companies continue to work remotely and these hotels offer stunning views and after-hours experiences for telecommuters who want to take the home office on the road. Image: iStock/olezzo The travel and hospitality industry has been all but flatlined due to the coronavirus pandemic, public health restrictions and lockdown measures have eased in recent weeks…
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How to install Chrome extensions on Opera with ease

Do you have Chrome extensions that have become must-use, but their absence is keeping you from adopting the Opera browser? Fret no more, as Jack Wallen has a way to solve that problem. Image: Jack Wallen What’s Hot at TechRepublic In the past year, I’ve made the switch from Firefox to Chrome to Brave to…
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5 best antivirus applications for Windows Server 2003 & 2008

by Milan Stanojevic Deputy Editor Windows Servers need antivirus software, and in this guide, we’ll show you the best antivirus for Windows Server 2003 and 2008. Even though Windows Server 2003 has reached its end of life, there are still a couple of applications that support it. Windows Server 2008 R2 is supported by most…
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Acer’s big sale could you save you up to 28% on monitors, tablets, & more

Acer makes a lot of stuff. A lot more than you might realize. From crazy powerful laptops to monitors to all sorts of peripherals. Well, now is your chance to get some new Acer gear. One of Amazon’s deals of the day features a selection of Acer stuff from a pre-built desktop to an Acer…
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STALKER 2 devs post five-minute video of the game’s knife spinning around

The developers of STALKER 2, GSC Game World, have posted a five-minute video comically titled “Cut(ting) content” in which the knife players will be able to use in STALKER 2 spins around for five minutes in a showcase. This video follows a developer diary GSC Game World released at the March ID@Xbox showcase that showed…
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Preserving gaming icons is ‘more important than ever,’ says Microsoft

Microsoft has shown a commitment to classic gaming for years. With backward compatibility spanning across multiple Xbox generations, people can play new and classic games side-by-side on the Xbox platform. The official Xbox Twitter handle recently discussed the importance of preserving gaming icons and classic games for “new and old players alike.” The tweet from…
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MobiKwik Biggest Data Breach: Here is What Happened

In history, one of the biggest data breaches has happened with MobiKwik users. Over 10crore MobiKwik users’ data has been kept on sale on the Dark web at a price of 1.5 Bitcoin i.e, around Rs. 65 Lakh. In a month, MobiKwik has denied the reports of the largest data breach for the second time.…
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Windows Defender not working [FULL FIX]

In order to fix this, you need to check your time and date and set it to the correct value before trying to turn Windows Defender back on. We know that this might sound strange, but most of the Windows system functions are dependent on time and date, therefore an incorrect date or time could…
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FIX: CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION error in Windows 10

5. Run DISM 5.1. Standard way Right-click Start and open Command Prompt (Admin). Paste the following command and press Enter: DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth Wait until the scan is finished. Restart your computer and try updating again. And the third troubleshooter we’re going to use is DISM. Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a…
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Twitter for Windows 10 now supports Fleets, nudges, and more

Twitter’s progressive web app (PWA) recently received an update that brings several new features. Twitter’s PWA powers Twitter for Windows, Twitter for KaiOS, Twitter Lite on Android, and mobile.twitter.com, all of which now have the latest update. The update brings support for Fleets, nudges, and a new page for browsing topics. Here’s everything that’s new,…
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Review: CalDigit’s SOHO dock is a high-performance hub ideal for travel

Source: Windows Central Our pick for the best laptop docking station, the CalDigit TS3 Plus, sets a high standard. And CalDigit doesn’t stop there. The new SOHO dock — which stands for Small Office Home Office — is a far more compact alternative that is better suited for a life on the go. I’ve been…
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