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Edward Snowden’s app turns your spare phone into a security monitor

There’s finally a good use for your old Android phone—and it’s courtesy of Edward Snowden.<p>The famous whistleblower released an app on the Google App …

Apps

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Assassin's Creed Origins'

It’s been an absolutely crazy week with three major game releases out yesterday and <i>Stranger Things 2</i> to binge watch on top of it all. But between <i>Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein 2</i> and <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> <i>Origins</i>, I have been pot-committed to <i>AC</i> as it was the only one I secured a review copy for.<p>I loved …

Assassin's Creed Origins

Wi-Fi connection problems are the worst. Here are three ways to solve them.

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: The password-free login option, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, is built into the Android operating system.</i><p>Wi-Fi is great when it works — but it never seems to work often enough to let any of us take it for granted.<p>And when you can’t even get a device to connect to a wireless …

Encryption

Spare RPi? You Have a Currency Trading Platform

While Bitcoin and other altcoins are all the rage these days, there is still a lot of activity in the traditional currency exchanges. Believe it or …

Raspberry Pi

How to Set Up Multiple Voice Profiles on Your Amazon Echo

I love asking Alexa when my next meeting is, or what my schedule might be for the day. Up until now, there’s just one problem: my boyfriend can’t use …

13 Netflix Tricks Everyone Should Know

Enhance your Netflix and chill experience.<p><b>A version of this article originally appeared on Motherboard Germany.</b><p>More and more people are abandoning traditional, linear television programming in favor of streaming services. Many people—more than 100 million around the world to be exact—opt for their …

Televisions

How to get the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update before anyone else

In this Windows 10 guide, we'll walk you through two different ways to download and install the Fall Creators Update before anyone else.<p>How to get …

Point-to-Site (P2S) connection using OpenVPN infrastructure

One question that we are frequently asked is to establish a Point-to-Site (P2S) connection from a client computer based on a Unix-like operating …

How to control your PC from Android, in 7 minutes

My gaming PC is a beast of a machine. It’s an MSI GT72VR 6RE; a gaming laptop with a GTX 1070 that is more than capable of breezing through the latest games on ultra-settings and editing 4K video. It’s got over 1 TB of storage, and I keep all my movies and pictures on it. I love it.<p>The problem is, …

FBI uses PureVPN's 'non-existent' logs to track down internet stalker

No longer operating under the illusion that the internet offers a mask of anonymity, increasing numbers of people are turning to VPN software to …

Cybersecurity

5 Incredibly Stupid Security Mistakes You Make Every Day

While you can never be 100 percent safe from hackers, viruses, and other nasties lurking on the internet without going completely off the grid, you …

Information Systems

Activate GodMode in Windows 10

GodMode puts all of your settings under one roof.<p>In Windows 10, settings and controls are divided between the Settings menu and the traditional Control Panel. Some settings -- including touchscreen-specific settings and Windows Update -- are found only in the Settings menu, while others, such as …

Software

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Information Systems

3 Ways to Protect Your Cryptocurrency Against Hackers | Inc.com

Cryptocurrency has taken off this year faster than almost anything I have ever seen before. The market was at $20 billion earlier this year and as of the time of writing is over $129 billion. That's well over 6x in a matter of months. From my perspective, the trend is growing into the mainstream …

Information Systems

How to completely reset your Google login across every device

It's something nobody wants to think about and hopes they <i>never</i> have to do, but it is important to know how to change your Google account password so …

Information Systems

Top 5 horror movies about real life serial killers

Sometimes real life can be more horrifying than fiction, which may be why these five horror movies about actual serial killers are so …

Horror

The best home security apps you can download

One of the most useful things about a smartphone is the peace of mind it can offer when you go out of town. When you leave the house, no longer do …

You need to encrypt all your data. This is how it’s done

The increasing amount of data we’re all generating is everywhere: in smartphones, laptops, thumb drives, and dozens of online services. How can we secure all of them against unwarranted access?<p>We virtually can’t.<p>Smartphones get stolen, thumb drives get lost, email passwords get brute-forced, cloud …

You'll need an Xbox to enjoy Netflix's Dolby Atmos debut

According to Dolby's website, Vudu is the only streaming service with titles that support Atmos 3D sound technology. Now, Netflix has joined the Atmos movement with the launch of Bong Joon Ho's (<i>Snowpiercer</i>) Cannes Film Festival flick about a cute "superpig" called <i>Okja.</i> Atmos gives filmmakers the …

Televisions

4 things you need to know before buying a smart lock

Out of all of the smart home tech out there, smart locks have probably gotten the worst press. And it's not totally unjustified. After all, we're …

Home Automation

An Idiot’s Guide to Building an Ethereum Mining Rig

Let us hash.<p>In March, the price of an Ether cryptocurrency token rose to an all-time high of around $25. This was good news for investors in Ethereum—the blockchain-based distributed computing platform that uses Ether as its currency—who had watched the cryptocurrency's price stagnate at under $10 …

Computer Hardware

InnSpire builds a computer into an Ethernet cable

Plug one end of InnSpire's InnCable into an Ethernet socket, the other end into a TV set's HDMI port, and you have a very neat Android set-top box. …

Smart TV

Google Home v1.24 prepares to give Google Home users an option to automatically cast to specific TVs and speakers without naming them each time, Bluetooth support coming soon [APK Teardown]

Article Contents<p>1 Teardown<p>1.1 Bluetooth support<br>• 1.2 Default output devices<p>2 Download<p>Quite a few Google apps were given minor version bumps today, but …

Hulu has a secret weapon that could give it an advantage over Netflix

Streaming was originally reserved for the tech-savvy consumer with the right combination of bandwidth, computing equipment, and know-how. Some even had the chops to link their computer and TV and bring the experience into the living room.<p>Now a mere 10 years later, Netflix has been so successful …

Televisions

How to completely lock down your sensitive PDFs

If you have important documents on your computer, there’s a good chance they’re PDFs. There’s also a good chance you’re not do everything you can to …

Antibacterial soaps may do more harm than good, scientists warn

Anti-bacterial soaps and gels are useless and may cause harm, 200 scientists and medics have warned.<p>The consensus statement, published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives also cautions against the use of antimicrobial agents in food storage containers, exercise mats and …

Soap Operas

10 best Philips Hue apps for Android

Philips Hue was one of the first truly mainstream smart lights. You can find them in a variety of styles, including bulbs and light strips. There are competitors in the space that may or may not do a better job. That’s usually up to personal interpretation. As it turns out, there are plenty of …

Home Automation

PS4 Pro Troubleshooting: How To Display 4K HDR On An LG TV

LG was one of the many TV manufacturers that had trouble displaying a 4K image in HDR from the PS4 Pro when the Pro launched late last year. By the end of November LG was talking about a firmware update to solve the problem so I was surprised when the PS4 Pro told me the LG OLED 65BP6 I bought in …

Televisions