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  • 0Patch publishes micropatch to address Windows Font Parsing vulnerability
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 27, 2020 at 5:02 pm

    Microsoft published an advisory about a new font parsing vulnerability in Windows on March 23, 2020. The company rated the vulnerability as critical and said that it was aware of limited targeted Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post 0Patch publishes micropatch to address Windows Font Parsing vulnerability appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Apple Releases a New COVID-19 Self-Screening Tool
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 27, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    Today Apple unveiled a new self-screening tool for COVID-19. You’ll answer basic questions about your symptoms and likelihood of exposure, and then the site will give you advice based on those answers. The company developed the tool in conjunction with the CDC and White House, and it’s free to use.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Windows 10 has a new network connectivity issue
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 27, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Windows users who run recent (and not so recent) versions of Windows 10  may have noticed network connectivity issues recently. Microsoft acknowledged a new issue for all supported versions of Windows 10 Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 has a new network connectivity issue appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • How to Open the Registry Editor on Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on March 27, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Windows and a lot of third-party applications store their settings in the registry. There are many options (particularly, those for Windows itself) that you can only change in the registry. Let’s open the Registry Editor so you can edit these!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The 40-Game NEOGEO Mini International Is Just $50 Today
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 11:18 am

    Ready to get down with some Metal Slug or King of Fighters? The NEOGEO Mini International arcade machine, which contains 40 classic NEOGEO/SNK games, is on sale for just $50 right now. That’s $15 off the average price and nearly $50 off the initial sale price from 2019.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • GeForce NOW Getting New Games Weekly, Starting With "Control" and 7 Others
    by Michael Crider on March 27, 2020 at 10:52 am

    After NVIDIA’s streaming game service made a splashy entrance a few weeks ago, the news has been dominated by games, developers, and publishers abruptly pulling out of the service. GeForce NOW is trying to reverse that trend with a new weekly launch system, announcing new games that are now instantly playable on the service.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • AT&T, Xfinity, and YouTube TV Are Offering Premium Channels for Free
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Already exhausted your supply of shows and movies? Well, AT&T, Xfinity, and YouTube TV want to help. These three services are offering add-on channels to their customers for the next month, free of charge and without any hidden renewal fees.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Quickly Search Within Settings on an iPhone or iPad
    by Benj Edwards on March 27, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Can’t find a configuration option on your iPhone or iPad? Apple makes it easy to search within Settings to find what you need. It’s a feature so small that you may overlook it if you don’t know it’s there. Here’s how to use it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Google Duo Bumps Its Video Chat Limit up to 12 Callers
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 27, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Google Duo, one of Google’s video calling products, originally had a limit of two participants (you and the person you called). Over time the company worked to improve the service, and that included introducing a new limit of eight callers. Now, when we need group video calls more than ever, Google says it increased that limit to twelve.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Monitor a Windows Folder for New Files and Take Action
    by Adam Bertram on March 27, 2020 at 9:31 am

    Files are in a constant state of flux on any operating system. Sometimes they get created, sometimes they get deleted, sometimes they get changed, and those are all normal things for an operating system to do. Sometimes when a file gets changed, it can cause instability in another application that depends on it, such as changing a port number in a properties file, a parameter in a deployment manifest, or even fixing code in production without going through source control.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT […]

  • Can You Get In-Stock Alerts From Stores? Not Important Ones.
    by Joel Cornell on March 27, 2020 at 9:30 am

    In times of crisis, hoarding and overburdened supply chains can make essential goods hard to find. While some retail websites provide a “Notify Me” option for out of stock items, this rarely applies to common household goods and medical supplies.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Manage Open File Handles with PowerShell
    by Adam Bertram on March 27, 2020 at 9:26 am

    One of the more frustrating errors that an end-user or IT administrator can deal with is that of locked files within Windows. When you delete a folder, move a file, or edit a configuration and you encounter a locked file error message, it’s better to deal with that quickly and efficiently.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Customize Google Forms With Themes, Images, and Fonts
    by Vann Vicente on March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Google Forms is the easiest way to make a fillable form online. Most Google Forms look similar, but you can make your form stand out and fit with your event, website, or company’s branding.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The 5 Best Alternatives to the Official iPad Keyboard
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The iPad makes for a compelling laptop stand-in, so long as its paired with a keyboard. But at over $150, Apple’s Official iPad Keyboard and Magic Keyboard are far from affordable. Thankfully, there’s a wide selection of third-party iPad keyboards that’ll increase your productivity without draining your wallet.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Use Trackpad Gestures on Your iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 27, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Apple’s new floating Magic Keyboard case for the iPad Pro looks fantastic, but you don’t need to spend $299 to use a trackpad. Simply connect a Magic Trackpad or a third-party multi-touch trackpad to get access to all of iPadOS’ new trackpad gestures.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Use Linux’s screen Command
    by Dave McKay on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    With the Linux screen command, you can push running terminal applications to the background and pull them forward when you want to see them. It also supports split-screen displays and works over SSH connections, even after you disconnect and reconnect!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Start Using a Microsaving App to Build a Painless Savings Account
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Saving large chunks of cash every month is often difficult or impossible for many. But microsaving apps, which dump the spare change from your purchases into a dedicated account, can make saving totally painless, or even forgettable.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How To Set Up a Personal Gitlab Server
    by Anthony Heddings on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    If you need version control for your projects, want to host it yourself, but don’t want to use barebones git, you can set up a Gitlab server to store all of your code while providing easy access through a web interface.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Our Favorite Binge-Worthy TV Shows Available for Streaming
    by Review Geek Team on March 27, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Most of us are a bit confined at the moment, with a lot of extra time on our hands. If you’re looking for a new show to watch, start to finish, the Review Geek team has collected a few humble suggestions for you.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How Long Can Coronavirus Live on a Smartphone?
    by Chris Hoffman on March 27, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Smartphones are germ magnets at the best of times. With the spread of the novel coronavirus, they’re a potential vector for infection. The virus can potentially live on your phone’s screen for days.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: What Invention Created A Mass Movement Towards Completely Indoor Pet Cats?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 27, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Dry Kibble Cat Food Feline Rabies Vaccines Single Step Spaying Kitty LitterThink You Know the Answer?

  • How Do You Actually Use Regex?
    by Anthony Heddings on March 26, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    Regex, short for regular expression, is often used in programming languages for matching patterns in strings, find and replace, input validation, and reformatting text. Learning how to properly use Regex can make working with text much easier.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • Nintendo Switch is Getting "Burnout Paradise," "BioShock," XCOM 2" Ports and More
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 26, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    Without warning, Nintendo dropped a giant glut of news on us today. It released the announcements as part of a “Nintendo Direct Mini” presentation today, but the presentation was anything but “mini.” Starting today, you can play Panzer Dragoon: Remake and Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. And soon you’ll be able to play Borderlands, BioShock, Burnout Paradise Remastered and more.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Duolingo's New ABC App Teaches Young Kids to Read for Free
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 26, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Duolingo, known for its apps that teach you other languages, has a new iOS app for you to download. Only this one is for your young children, and it will help them learn to read. The best part about Duolingo ABC is that it’s completely free. But, at least to start, it’s aimed at the youngest of children.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Polaroid's New $99 Camera Sports an Iconic Look and Shakey Pictures
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 26, 2020 at 12:14 pm

    Nearly a decade ago, Polaroid died (again). But a company, then known as Impossible Project, claimed it would do, well, the impossible. It would bring Polaroid back. Now, the company is renaming itself Polaroid and giving us a new camera—the $99 Polaroid now. It has an autofocus lens and a double exposure feature, but beyond that, you’ll find everything that made Polaroid cameras great. And bad.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Install PowerShell 7 on Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on March 26, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Microsoft announced PowerShell 7.0 on March 4, 2020. It’s the latest major update to PowerShell, Microsoft’s cross-platform command-line shell and scripting language. Here’s what’s new—and how you can install it on your Windows PC.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Plex Makes Live TV Free for Three Months
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 26, 2020 at 10:40 am

    If you have a Plex Media Server but don’t have Plex Pass, we have some good news for you. For the next three months, the company is making its Live TV streaming feature free—no Plex Pass required. You’ll still need an antenna and tuner, but you’ll have plenty of time to decide if the feature is worth the price.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Everything You Need to Know About the New iPad Mouse and Trackpad Cursor
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 26, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Apple has finally brought a cursor to the iPad, but not in the traditional sense. It’s a small, translucent gray circle that morphs into buttons and disappears when you don’t need it. Here’s everything you need to know!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Deal Alert: You Can Grab the Nest Hub Max for $50 off ($179)
    by Josh Hendrickson on March 26, 2020 at 9:47 am

    We think Nest Hub displays are excellent. They’re perfect for controlling your smart home devices, finding recipes, and displaying your photos. And the Nest Hub Max is all that in a bigger, better package. But as much as we love it, it’s still a little expensive. But Home Depot is offering $50 off the device today, bringing the price down to $179.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Get Started in “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”
    by Joshalynne Finch on March 26, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Are you new to the Animal Crossing series? Are you finding yourself behind when it comes to progression, while your friends are flaunting newly decorated homes? If you’re lost on what to do, here are a few ways to get started!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Factory Reset Windows 10
    by Marshall Gunnell on March 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

    If your Windows 10 PC is running slow or acting abnormally, one of the most surefire ways of fixing the issue is by performing a factory reset. This is also recommended if you’re selling your computer. Here’s how.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Fusion FightPad Controller Helps Me Finally Perform a Proper Hadouken
    by Michael Crider on March 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Looking at the primary controllers for the three major consoles today, you might think that there’s not a lot else to be done to perfect a controller. And, you’d be right! The current dual-stick design has served us well for nigh on to two decades. But fighting game fans long for a simpler time.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Enable Push to Talk on Steam
    by Joel Cornell on March 26, 2020 at 8:30 am

    When you’re in voice chat with friends on Steam, your microphone can pick up all sorts of unwanted background noise. Always remember that you can use the push-to-talk setting to mute your mic until you’re ready to speak.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 4 Grammar Checker Services That Will Terrify Your Typos
    by Suzanne Humphries on March 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    You don’t have to be an English major to rock perfect grammar—just let a grammar checker do it for you. They act as your personal editor and ensure that your writing looks professional before you publish or submit it.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Create an Invisible Folder on Your Windows 10 Desktop
    by Benj Edwards on March 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Have you ever wanted to hide files right under someone’s nose? With this digital parlor trick, you can hide a folder in plain sight on your Windows 10 desktop.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • For Most People, the New Xbox and PlayStation Are Better Than a Gaming PC
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 26, 2020 at 6:40 am

    The PS5 and Xbox Series X feel more like gaming PCs than traditional game consoles. At least, that’s what tech outlets and gamers are saying. In reality, this generation of consoles offers an experience that’s decidedly more streamlined, affordable, and appealing to the average person than PC gaming. Unless you’re really committed to gaming at your desktop, you should ignore the nonsense and stick with a console.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 11 Tips for Working from Home on a Mac
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 26, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Across the globe, companies have asked their employees to work from home. If this is your first time working remotely on your Mac, these tips can help you boost your productivity and get into the groove.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Geek Trivia: A Long Lost Painting Was Discovered Thanks To A Cameo In Which Movie?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on March 26, 2020 at 2:02 am

    Stuart Little The Italian Job Dumb and Dumber Forrest GumpThink You Know the Answer?

  • How to Use and Customize the Cursor on Your iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on March 25, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Apple introduced mouse and trackpad support for the iPad with the release of iPadOS 13.4. The new cursor is a dynamic and small translucent grey circle that not only lets you click things but also allows you to interact with elements within apps using mouse and trackpad gestures.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Always Display the Word Count in Google Docs
    by Benj Edwards on March 25, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Many writers need to keep track of word count, and Google Docs now makes it easy. In the fall of 2019, Google introduced a heavily requested feature in Docs that counts words on-screen as you type, similar to Microsoft Word. Here’s how to use it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The 11 Most Disgusting Everyday Surfaces You Touch All the Time
    by Elyse Hauser on March 25, 2020 at 9:31 am

    The coronavirus pandemic has everyone thinking about touch differently. We’re avoiding hugs and handshakes, fighting our ingrained face-touching habits, and taking care not to brush up against strangers.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • Does Zoom Really Monitor Which Apps You’re Using on a Call?
    by Chris Hoffman on March 25, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Viral social media posts are alleging that Zoom, a popular video-conferencing tool, lets hosts “monitor what programs users on the call are running.” So, can your boss (or friend) really see what you’re doing while you’re chatting on Zoom? Nope.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Jabra Elite Active 75t Review: Great for Your Next Hot and Sweaty Session
    by Cameron Summerson on March 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    When I reviewed the Jabra Elite 75, I called them the best-sounding true wireless earbuds you can buy. I’ve had the Elite Active 75t, which add water- and sweat-proofing to the package, for the last several weeks, and guess what? It’s the same story here. But now you can sweat all over them.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Customize Steam Search Settings
    by Joel Cornell on March 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    On average, 174 games are added to Steam’s already massive game library every month. Solve your analysis paralysis and use Steam Search’s ever-evolving array of features to narrow your filters from baseball stat simulators to cooking action titles.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • No School? Your Kids Can Still Learn with These Resources
    by Suzanne Humphries on March 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    With schools and local libraries closing due to COVID-19, you maybe worried that your child’s education has stopped. But that doesn’t have to be the case, as there are tons of online (and predominantly free) learning resources available.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Never Used a Grocery Delivery Service? These Are Our Favorites
    by Emilee Unterkoefler on March 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Whether you’re feeling under the weather, practicing social distancing, or simply don’t have time to shop, here’s the deets on 10 of our favorite grocery and meal delivery services.Read This Article on LifeSavvy ›

  • KB4541335 for Windows 10 1903 and 1909 released
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 25, 2020 at 7:22 am

    Microsoft released the optional non-security update KB4541335  for the company's operating systems Windows 10 version 1903 and version 1909 on March 24, 2020. The company announced earlier that it will pause the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post KB4541335 for Windows 10 1903 and 1909 released appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Microsoft is pausing optional Windows update releases
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 25, 2020 at 6:41 am

    Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to pause the release of optional Windows updates from May 2020 onward. The company releases so-called C and D releases in the third or fourth week Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft is pausing optional Windows update releases appeared first on gHacks Technology News.

  • Slow Android Phone? Here's What We Recommend
    by Andrew Heinzman on March 25, 2020 at 6:40 am

    After using an Android device for a year or two, you’re bound to start noticing a loss in speed and performance. This is totally normal, but it isn’t necessarily a death sentence for your phone. In fact, you can probably recover a good bit of speed by following just a few simple steps.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Critical font parsing issue in Windows revealed (fix inside)
    by Martin Brinkmann on March 24, 2020 at 6:33 am

    Microsoft published an advisory yesterday concerning a recently detected font parsing issue that affects all supported versions of the company's Windows operating system (including Windows 7). The issue is rated critical, the Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Critical font parsing issue in Windows revealed (fix inside) appeared first on gHacks Technology News.