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Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

This Beast of a Portable Power Bank Has Everything a World Traveler Needs

Goal Zero’s new Sherpa 100AC is one diesel portable power bank. It weighs two pounds and has a 25,600mAh capacity, meaning it has enough juice to …

Gear & Gadgets

7 of the most highly rated features for the Amazon Alexa that you need to try

It's Alexa's world and we are just living in it. More than 47 million people have a smart speaker like Amazon's Alexa in their home, according to TechCrunch. For anyone doing the math, that's about 20% of all American households.<p>With the help of smart plugs, Alexa can work in conjunction with other …

Smart Homes

How to train neural network on browser

Whether you are new to deep learning or a seasoned veteran, setting up an environment for training a neural network can be painful sometimes. Would …

Deep Learning

Web Scraping with a Headless Browser: A Puppeteer Tutorial

In this article, Toptal Freelance JavaScript Developer Nick Chikovani shows how easy it is to perform web scraping using a headless browser. …

Web Development

Shrug ransomware victim? Here's how to retrieve your locked files for free

'Newbie' malicious developers have had a go at building and distributing ransomware -- but their mistakes mean damage can be avoided.<p><i>Video:</i> …

Ransomware

How to Create a Fillable Form in Word for Windows

You can create a fillable form document in almost any version of Microsoft Office Word, for free. The exceptions are Word Online (Word 365) and the …

How To: Set a GIF as a Live Wallpaper for Your iPhone's Lock Screen Background

In iOS, Apple provides a few live wallpapers that you can use for the background on your iPhone's lock screen, but these animated options are just …

How to Block Ads on YouTube

YouTube is a massive platform that features a truly staggering amount of online video content. Whatever type of entertainment you're looking for, …

This startup is letting anyone start their own ISP business so they can provide a better alternative to Comcast or AT&T

Customers have long complained about the major Internet Service Providers — philosophically, as with their opposition to net neutrality, and practically, in terms of prices, hidden fees, and often-shoddy customer support.<p>But a San Francisco-based startup thinks it can capitalize on that latent …

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Alexa turns on your TV, and it feels like magic - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Amazon Fire TV Cube lets you control power, input switching and volume on your TV, sound bar or AV receiver hands-free from across the room, using only voice commands. You can also use your voice to change channels on a cable box. The microphones are superb at recognizing voice …

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

How to make money on Instagram: a detailed guide

Brand partnerships, affiliate links, engagement and more<p>You just have to look at Zoella’s house (that bath!) to know that an influencer’s salary is not insubstantial. But how exactly can you translate all that time you spend on social media (read: literally any bus or train journey) into pounds in …

The best software uninstaller 2018: remove stubborn programs

A dedicated software uninstaller makes your life much easier, letting you uninstall several programs at once and remove any residual files and …

How to Explore the Luxurious Side of Las Vegas Like a Concierge

Luxury experiences in Las Vegas are one thing Norma Cabrera loves to share with her guests. The concierge at The Mirage has lived in Las Vegas for 14 …

New: Nikon D850 cooled camera for astrophotography

The first Nikon D850 cooled camera for astrophotography is now available for sale - a company converts a regular Nikon D850 to an Astro D850. The …

Forget the office, I want Microsoft’s new 55-inch 4K touchscreen for my living room, please

Three years ago, Microsoft announced the first-generation Surface Hub, a giant touchscreen designed to make collaboration brainstorms marginally less …

Amazon Sumerian, a platform for building AR, VR and 3D apps, is now open to all

Last November, AWS announced a new product called Amazon Sumerian, a toolkit and platform for developers to build “mixed reality” apps — that is, using virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D — without needing to have any specialised programming or graphics skills. And today, after running the …

Financial Services

Windows 10 April 2018 Update is crashing some systems with Intel SSDs (update)

<b>Update:</b> Microsoft has revised its original post, specifying that Intel SSD 600p Series and Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series are susceptible to the …

How to free up disk space after updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Feeling a bit constricted after upgrading to Windows 10 April 2018 Update? If you are on a laptop or Windows tablet with a smallish hard drive, then you might be running low on disk space after installing the latest version of Windows. And that's because Windows keeps previous versions around after …

5 Basic Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website with Online Marketing

If your marketing well has run dry, try these basic ideas -- they still work like a charm to bring in more site visitors.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Robert W. Bly’s book</i> The Digital Marketing Handbook. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & …

Marketing

This App Lets You Shoot Virtual Models in the Real World

There’s a new app that lets you shoot portraits of virtual models in your real-world location. It’s called Augmented Reality Photo Studio.<p>Created by …

Augmented Reality

What You Need to Know to Create a Best-selling Book

My book made it to No. 1 on Amazon's self-help, new releases. Here's how you can find similar success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Five years ago, I decided that it was time to write my first book. It was the story of how a single dad of five led his kids, his …

Writing

Back Up and Clone Your Hard Drive with Macrium Reflect

Our Windows App of the Week isn’t something you’ll probably have to use very often—we hope—but it’s a great tool if you’re upgrading your system and …

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are a popular way to stay safe online. When you connect to a VPN, all outgoing network traffic is …

Navigating Facebook's new privacy settings

The I-Team has information on how to navigate Facebook's newly announced privacy settings and other steps you can take to protect your …

What to Look for in Your Facebook Data—and How to Find It

You've likely heard by now about Cambridge Analytica, the shadowy, Trump-affiliated data analysis firm that reportedly siphoned off information …

26 top VPNs discreetly track user behavior

VPNs are supposed to be one of the most secure, private ways of browsing the web, but some top VPNs are discreetly collecting data on their paying …

How to read your valuable personal Facebook data

If we’ve learned anything from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its that our personal Facebook data has some real value. The fact that Cambridge Analytica allegedly paid big bucks to get the data, then directly lied to Facebook to hold onto it, shows that our personal details are worth …