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  • Soon You Can Control NVIDIA SHIELD with Google Assistant
    by Tom Westrick on October 18, 2018 at 11:13 pm

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  • How to Use New Gmail Add-Ons (Like Dropbox)
    by Brittany Vincent on October 18, 2018 at 10:55 pm

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  • Apple’s Parental Controls Are Bad, But So Are Microsoft’s
    by Chris Hoffman on October 18, 2018 at 9:35 pm

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  • Ubuntu 18.10 Is Out With a New Theme and Snappier Desktop Performance
    by Chris Hoffman on October 18, 2018 at 8:11 pm

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  • Mute Your Indoor Doorbell Chime with a Video Doorbell
    by Craig Lloyd on October 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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  • Alexa Has a New Whisper Mode, Here’s How to Use It
    by Craig Lloyd on October 18, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    Video doorbells come with all sorts of really neat features, but one feature that tends to get overlooked is the ability to shut off your indoor doorbell chime whenever you want. This is great if you don’t want the kids woken up when someone comes to the door or if you want some peace yourself. I mute […]

  • The New Chromecast Doesn’t Support 4K (But Here’s What Does)
    by Andrew Heinzman on October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm

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  • What’s the Difference Between Junk Email, Clutter, and Focused Inbox in Outlook?
    by Rob Woodgate on October 18, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    It’s been a long time coming, but you can now whisper to your Amazon Echo and Alexa will literally whisper back to you. When enabled, Alexa will be able to detect when you’re whispering, and when she responds, she’ll whisper back instead of talking at her normal volume. It’s certainly better than her shouting responses […]

  • Samsung’s Galaxy Book 2 Kicks Back with an ARM Processor and LTE
    by Michael Crider on October 18, 2018 at 3:55 pm

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  • How to EQ and Mix Your Microphone Without Any Hardware
    by Anthony Heddings on October 18, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    It’s been a long time coming, but you can now whisper to your Amazon Echo and Alexa will literally whisper back to you. When enabled, Alexa will be able to detect when you’re whispering, and when she responds, she’ll whisper back instead of talking at her normal volume. It’s certainly better than her shouting responses […]

  • Buying Photography Gear As A Gift Is A Terrible Idea, Here’s What To Do Instead
    by Harry Guinness on October 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm

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  • Google is Going to Pay Phone Makers More to Install Chrome Now
    by Lowell Heddings on October 18, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Audio equipment can be costly. Audio mixers, used to balance and EQ audio, can easily cost hundreds of dollars, and while they’re very nice to have on your desk, you can achieve many of the same effects through software. VoiceMeeter is a free app that functions as an in-software mixer board. While it’s a little […]

  • How to Use Touchpad Gestures for Windows 10
    by Brady Gavin on October 18, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Audio equipment can be costly. Audio mixers, used to balance and EQ audio, can easily cost hundreds of dollars, and while they’re very nice to have on your desk, you can achieve many of the same effects through software. VoiceMeeter is a free app that functions as an in-software mixer board. While it’s a little […]

  • Best Free Music Apps for Android and iPhone
    by Yuvraj Wadhwani on October 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    If you’ve used a touchpad in Windows 10, you’re no doubt aware of the basic single-finger tapping and two-finger scrolling gestures. Windows 10 also packs in some additional gestures you might not have tried. Note: Some of these gestures only work with “Precision Touchpads,” so some of these gestures won’t work for you if you don’t […]

  • iPhone XR Pre-Orders Start Tonight, Should You Upgrade?
    by Cameron Summerson on October 18, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    It’s been a long time coming, but you can now whisper to your Amazon Echo and Alexa will literally whisper back to you. When enabled, Alexa will be able to detect when you’re whispering, and when she responds, she’ll whisper back instead of talking at her normal volume. It’s certainly better than her shouting responses […]

  • What ISO Should I Use With My Camera?
    by Harry Guinness on October 18, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    If you’ve used a touchpad in Windows 10, you’re no doubt aware of the basic single-finger tapping and two-finger scrolling gestures. Windows 10 also packs in some additional gestures you might not have tried. Note: Some of these gestures only work with “Precision Touchpads,” so some of these gestures won’t work for you if you don’t […]

  • Windows 10 users may soon uninstall more native apps
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 18, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Microsoft plans to unlock uninstall options for more native applications that the company's Windows 10 operating system comes with by default. Native applications provide users of the operating system with all kinds […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 users may soon uninstall more native apps appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Geek Trivia: What Famous Internet Worm Led To The First Federal Computer Crime Prosecution?
    by Jason Fitzpatrick on October 18, 2018 at 6:02 am

    What Famous Internet Worm Led To The First Federal Computer Crime Prosecution? The Melissa Worm The Morris Worm The ILOVEYOU Worm The Happy 99 WormThink you know the answer? […]

  • Windows 10’s Next Release Will Let You Uninstall More Built-in Apps
    by Chris Hoffman on October 17, 2018 at 11:12 pm

    ISO is the one camera setting you can change without it affecting how your image looks too much, at least for lower values. At higher values, visible digital noise can become an issue. So, let’s look at how to choose the right value for different situations. The Default: Your Camera’s Base ISO Every camera has […]

  • US Users Can Now Download All Their Apple Account Data, Here’s How to Do It
    by Brittany Vincent on October 17, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    Windows 10’s next update, codenamed 19H1 and due for release sometime around April 2019, will let you uninstall more of Windows 10’s built-in apps with a few clicks. Don’t want 3D Viewer, Groove Music, or Paint 3D?  Uninstall them! This feature was just added in build 18262 of the Windows Insider preview, available today for […]

  • What Is an AZW File (And How Do I Open One)?
    by Brady Gavin on October 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Windows 10’s next update, codenamed 19H1 and due for release sometime around April 2019, will let you uninstall more of Windows 10’s built-in apps with a few clicks. Don’t want 3D Viewer, Groove Music, or Paint 3D?  Uninstall them! This feature was just added in build 18262 of the Windows Insider preview, available today for […]

  • The Best Microwave Ovens For Meals Big And Small
    by Jennifer Allen on October 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Windows 10’s next update, codenamed 19H1 and due for release sometime around April 2019, will let you uninstall more of Windows 10’s built-in apps with a few clicks. Don’t want 3D Viewer, Groove Music, or Paint 3D?  Uninstall them! This feature was just added in build 18262 of the Windows Insider preview, available today for […]

  • Hulu Now Has Dark Mode On The Web
    by Michael Crider on October 17, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    A file with the .azw file extension is a popular file format for storing eBooks for Amazon’s Kindle line of eReaders and devices using the Kindle app. Along with storing things like bookmarks, annotations, and last known page, AZW files usually contain DRM protection, or copyright protection, to prevent copying and illegal viewing. What Is an AZW […]

  • How to Color Correct and Color Grade in Final Cut Pro X
    by Anthony Heddings on October 17, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    A file with the .azw file extension is a popular file format for storing eBooks for Amazon’s Kindle line of eReaders and devices using the Kindle app. Along with storing things like bookmarks, annotations, and last known page, AZW files usually contain DRM protection, or copyright protection, to prevent copying and illegal viewing. What Is an AZW […]

  • How To Choose How Much Mail Outlook Downloads to Your Computer
    by Rob Woodgate on October 17, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    A file with the .azw file extension is a popular file format for storing eBooks for Amazon’s Kindle line of eReaders and devices using the Kindle app. Along with storing things like bookmarks, annotations, and last known page, AZW files usually contain DRM protection, or copyright protection, to prevent copying and illegal viewing. What Is an AZW […]

  • Taco Bell is Giving Away Xbox Ones That Make the “Bell” Sound When They Start Up
    by Cameron Summerson on October 17, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    Windows 10’s next update, codenamed 19H1 and due for release sometime around April 2019, will let you uninstall more of Windows 10’s built-in apps with a few clicks. Don’t want 3D Viewer, Groove Music, or Paint 3D?  Uninstall them! This feature was just added in build 18262 of the Windows Insider preview, available today for […]

  • The Essential Gear for Winter Cycling
    by Cameron Summerson on October 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Windows 10’s next update, codenamed 19H1 and due for release sometime around April 2019, will let you uninstall more of Windows 10’s built-in apps with a few clicks. Don’t want 3D Viewer, Groove Music, or Paint 3D?  Uninstall them! This feature was just added in build 18262 of the Windows Insider preview, available today for […]

  • Chrome 70 Has Picture-in-Picture Now, Here’s How It Works
    by Cameron Summerson on October 17, 2018 at 2:39 pm

    You might think that Outlook will display all of your mail (after all, why wouldn’t it) but by default, the Outlook client only keeps the last year of email on your computer. All of your mail still exists on the Microsoft Exchange server but it’s not visible on Outlook. Here’s why Microsoft sets this default […]

  • There’s Never Been A Better Time To Roll Your Own Emulation Console
    by Michael Crider on October 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    A file with the .azw file extension is a popular file format for storing eBooks for Amazon’s Kindle line of eReaders and devices using the Kindle app. Along with storing things like bookmarks, annotations, and last known page, AZW files usually contain DRM protection, or copyright protection, to prevent copying and illegal viewing. What Is an AZW […]

  • New Windows 10 version 1809 woes: no audio, bluescreens
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 12, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    It seems that the twice per year feature update release schedule for Windows 10 is taking its toll when it comes to release quality. Microsoft had to stop the distribution of the […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post New Windows 10 version 1809 woes: no audio, bluescreens appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Windows users are still hit with error 0x8000FFFF
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 11, 2018 at 5:34 am

    Windows administrators who install the October 2018 rollup patch on a Windows 7 device may run into error 0x8000FFFF once again. Microsoft explained when update error 0x8000FFFF  happens on Windows Update last month. It […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows users are still hit with error 0x8000FFFF appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft fixed the data loss issue in Windows 10 version 1809
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 10, 2018 at 4:50 am

    Microsoft has corrected issues that caused data loss on systems upgraded to the company's new feature update the October 2018 Update. The company released the update on October 2, 2018 as a […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft fixed the data loss issue in Windows 10 version 1809 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Windows 10 version 1809: pay attention to Disk Cleanup settings
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 9, 2018 at 8:03 am

    Disk Cleanup is a useful tool integrated in Windows that users may run to delete temporary files and old data to free up storage space. Microsoft revealed plans recently to deprecate the […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 1809: pay attention to Disk Cleanup settings appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft moves printer drivers to Windows Update
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 7, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Windows 10 administrators and users who connect printers or scanners to devices running the operating system may have noticed a change in how printer drivers are installed on the devices. Windows installation […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft moves printer drivers to Windows Update appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft pauses Windows 10 version 1809 rollout
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 6, 2018 at 7:13 am

    Microsoft unveiled Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 Update for Windows 10 on October 2, 2018 officially. The company published updated tools to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10 […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft pauses Windows 10 version 1809 rollout appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • What is up with the huge Calculator in Windows 10, Microsoft?
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 5, 2018 at 6:59 am

    Microsoft launched the October 2018 feature update for Windows 10 on October 2, 2018 but restricted it to manual upgrades to the new version. Users and administrators who did upgrade to the […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post What is up with the huge Calculator in Windows 10, Microsoft? appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Bugs and issues of Windows 10 version 1809
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 4, 2018 at 5:50 am

    Microsoft released the October 2018 Update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1809, on October 2, 2018 to the public. The update is not pushed out automatically through Windows Update but requires […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Bugs and issues of Windows 10 version 1809 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • How to download and install Windows 10 Feature Updates
    by Martin Brinkmann on October 3, 2018 at 9:17 am

    Microsoft releases new feature updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system twice a year which introduce new features and changes. While there are plenty of good reasons not to install feature […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to download and install Windows 10 Feature Updates appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft to offer x64-only Windows 10 feature updates for businesses
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 29, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    Organizations may soon save a lot of bandwidth when they deploy feature updates for machines running Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Microsoft revealed last Wednesday that it provides organizations with smaller package […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft to offer x64-only Windows 10 feature updates for businesses appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • What is MSIX?
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 28, 2018 at 5:13 am

    Windows users and administrators come into contact with different types of methods to deploy or install applications on devices running Windows: from MSI and click-one installers to App-V and APPX. Microsoft unveiled […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post What is MSIX? appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • How to delay feature updates in Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 27, 2018 at 10:31 am

    The next feature update is just around the corner; Microsoft's twice-a-year schedule for releasing feature updates means that the next upgrade is at the most just six months away. Microsoft switched to […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to delay feature updates in Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft releases mysterious updates for Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 27, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Microsoft released -- better re-released -- the updates KB4458469  and KB4457136  on September 26, 2018 for Windows 10 version 1709 and Windows 10 version 1803. What makes the re-release rather problematic is that Microsoft […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft releases mysterious updates for Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • How to download Windows 10 version 1809 right now
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 26, 2018 at 10:10 am

    Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 version 1809 at the beginning of October 2018 to the public. While it is probably a good idea to wait at least a month before installation […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post How to download Windows 10 version 1809 right now appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft explains Windows 7 update error 0x8000FFFF
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 22, 2018 at 7:20 am

    A group of administrators and users who tried to install the August or September 2018 patches on Windows 7 devices reported that the update installation would fail with error 0x8000FFFF. The issue affected […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft explains Windows 7 update error 0x8000FFFF appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Windows 10 KB4458469, KB4457136, KB4457141 and KB4457127 updates
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 21, 2018 at 6:36 am

    Microsoft released new cumulative updates for supported versions of the company's Windows 10 operating system on September 20, 2018. The updates KB4458469, KB4457136, KB4457141 and KB4457127 address a huge number of issues in […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 KB4458469, KB4457136, KB4457141 and KB4457127 updates appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Cumulative .NET Framework updates for Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 20, 2018 at 6:59 am

    Microsoft plans to change how .NET Framework updates are delivered and deployed on devices running Windows 10 in the near future. Starting with Windows 10 version 1809, the October 2018 Update, .NET […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Cumulative .NET Framework updates for Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft on freeing up space for Windows 10 Updates
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 19, 2018 at 5:55 am

    Microsoft published a new support article "Windows 10 update issues on devices with low storage space" yesterday. Released in time for the next feature update for the operating system, Windows 10 version […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft on freeing up space for Windows 10 Updates appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Windows 10 version 1809: removed and deprecated features
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 18, 2018 at 5:00 am

    As is the case with all new Windows 10 feature releases, some features have either been removed outright from the new version or put on hold for removal in a later version. […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Windows 10 version 1809: removed and deprecated features appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft confirms Disk Cleanup tool deprecation in Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 14, 2018 at 5:45 am

    Microsoft announced plans to deprecate the classic Disk Cleanup tool in Windows 10 on the official Windows and Windows Server storage blog. When Microsoft released Windows 10 it made its intentions clear […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft confirms Disk Cleanup tool deprecation in Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]

  • Microsoft intercepting Firefox and Chrome installation on Windows 10
    by Martin Brinkmann on September 12, 2018 at 7:41 am

    When you try to install the Firefox pr Chrome web browser on a recent Windows 10 version 1809 Insider build, you may notice that the installation gets interrupted by the operating system. […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Thank you for being a Ghacks reader. The post Microsoft intercepting Firefox and Chrome installation on Windows 10 appeared first on gHacks Technology News. […]