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Google Chromebook quirk is forcing parents to pick: parental controls or schoolwork

Some parents who bought Chromebooks for their kids are getting frustrated
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Computing, Chromebooks, Parental Controls, Google Chromebook, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Education in isolation

The best free VPNs for 2020

Learn how to protect your personal data from cybercriminals and sneaky advertisers without spending a dime.
Tags: Android, Security, Mobile, Trends, Web, Cybersecurity, Computing, Vpn, Virtual Private Networks

Is an online-only WWDC better for developers? Here’s what they said

Change brings with it both pros and cons
Tags: Apple, Trends, Computing, Wwdc, macOS, Mac Catalyst, Wwdc 2020

Security lapse exposed Republican voter firm’s internal app code

A voter contact and canvassing company, used exclusively by Republican political campaigns, mistakenly left an unprotected copy of its app’s code on its website for anyone to find. The company, Campaign Sidekick, helps Republican campaigns canvass their districts using its iOS and Android apps, which pull in names and addresses from voter registration rolls. Campaign Sidekick says it has helped campaigns in Arizona, Montana, and Ohio — and contributed to the Brian Kemp campaign, which saw him na...
Tags: Security, Facebook, Texas, Montana, Social Media, Tech, Georgia, Software, Arizona, Computing, Ohio, Republican, Operating Systems, Founder, Democratic, Brian Kemp

Microsoft Edge is getting smart copy and paste, a password monitor and vertical tabs

Microsoft today announced a ton of new features for its productivity apps, but it also used today’s release to highlight a few new features that are coming to its Chromium-based Edge browser in the near future. Most of these are pretty straightforward and expected, like its Collections bookmarking feature coming to mobile later this year, but some are quite a surprise. Edge is getting vertical tabs, for example. A lot of browsers have experimented with this in the past but it has often bee...
Tags: Google, TC, Microsoft, Tech, Web Browsers, Software, Password, Computing, Freeware, Skype, Edge, Vivaldi, World Wide Web, Google-chrome, Chromium, Microsoft Edge

Apple Deals: Cheap AirPods, iPad Mini, iPad Pro, MacBook Air

Apple products offer top-notch quality and are built to last, and these deals make them affordable to boot.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Mobile, Trends, Computing, Ipad Mini, Home Theater, MacBook Air, Ipad Pro, AirPods, iPad deals, AirPods 2, MacBook deals, AirPods Deals

Apple has some ideas on how to spend your time in lockdown

Free, 90-day trials of its pro software may be a good chance to learn a new skill
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Computing, Self Improvement, Logic Pro X, Fina Cut Pro X

Apple might launch ‘several’ ARM-based Mac desktops and laptops in 2021

Apple may be going all in on its quest to ditch Intel in favor of in-house processors. In a new research note obtained by MacRumors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims the Cupertino, California-based manufacturer will introduce “several” new Mac notebooks as well as desktop computers next year. As rumored before, these new Macs will be powered […]
Tags: Apple, News, Mac, Trends, Intel, Macbook, Computing, Ming Chi Kuo, Cupertino California, MacRumors

Apple considered bringing the notch to the Mac, and it could still happen

Face ID would carve out an unsightly notch on our Macs
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Computing, Biometric Security, Macbook Pro, Biometric, Face Id

The best work-from-home tips for Mac

Use these apps and tips, and you’ll be home working like a pro in no time.
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Computing, Mac Apps, WFH, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Apple reportedly working on an AR headset with Vive-like controllers

A photo of the apparent controller was unearthed in leaked iOS 14 code
Tags: Apple, Trends, Computing, Htc, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Vive, Htc Vive, Mixed Reality, VR headsets, Vive Focus, Ar Headsets

Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Affirmed Networks, a company that specializes in fully virtualized, cloud-native networking solutions for telecom operators. With its focus on 5G and edge computing, Affirmed looks like the ideal acquisition target for a large cloud provider looking to get deeper into the telco business. According to Crunchbase, Affirmed raised a total of $155 million before this acquisition, and the company’s more than 100 enterprise customers include the likes ...
Tags: Google, Cloud, Internet Of Things, Technology, Enterprise, Microsoft, Cloud Computing, Tech, AT&T, Computing, Vodafone, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, Orange, 5g, Telus

Dell XPS 15 vs. Apple MacBook Pro 16

Both are powerful and portable, but which is right for you?
Tags: Apple, Trends, Computing, Dell, Laptops, XPS 15, Macbook Pro 16

Apple may reopen some of its stores in the first half of April

Apple will open each store according to local conditions regarding the virus
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Computing, Apple Store, Coronavirus, COVID-19

The best Mac mice for 2020

Here are the best Mac mice you can buy, from ergonomic ones, to great trackpads and affordable budget options.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Computing, Buying Guides, Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad 2, MX Anywhere 2S, M510, MX Master

Google Nest WiFi Review: No-hassle mesh networking

Don't be afraid of setting up a mesh network to expand the coverage of your home's Wi-Fi. The Google Nest WiFi makes the process simple, easy, and quick, at a price.
Tags: Google, Trends, Router, Computing, Routers, Smart Home, Mesh Networking, Mesh Network, Don, Nest Wifi, Google Nest Wifi

Working From Home Deals: The essentials, for less

Working from home isn't cheap — but it can be cheaper
Tags: Apple, Deals, Android, Trends, Web, Computing, Home Theater, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, WFH, Commerce 2020

Best Buy offers rare discounts on MacBook Air and Surface Pro 7

Apple’s MacBook Air and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7 get discounted on Best Buy for as little as $599.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Microsoft, Trends, Computing, MacBook Air, Apple MacBook Air, Laptop Deals, WFH, MacBook deals, Microsoft Surface Pro 7

The best MacBook for 2020

There are only three MacBook models available, but only one of them is right for your MacOS needs.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Macbook, Computing, Best Of, Laptops, Macbook Pro, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything, Tier 4

The best browser for Mac in 2020

Choosing the best web browser for your Mac can be difficult, which is why our group test is here to help.
Tags: Apple, Chrome, Firefox, Mac, Trends, Safari, Computing, Web Browser

Cheap Macs: Huge discounts on Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro

Apple makes some of the absolute best electronic products out there, exemplified by the premium Mac line, including the Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Trends, Macbook, Computing, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Mac Mini, Apple deals, WFH, MacBook deals, Mac Mini MacBook Air

IBM and The Weather Channel launch detailed local COVID-19 maps and data tracking

There are already a number of resources available for mapping the spread of confirmed COVID-19 cases both in the U.S. and globally, but IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company have launched new tools that bring COVID-19 mapping and analysis to more people via their Weather Channel mobile app and Existing tools are useful, but come from fairly specialized sources including the World Health Organization (WHO) and Johns Hopkins University. This new initiative combines data fro...
Tags: Health, TC, Apps, The Weather Channel, Tech, Analytics, Smartphones, Information Technology, United States, Computing, Who, World Health Organization, Ibm, Watson, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Business Intelligence

How to restore a Mac to its factory settings

Restoring any Mac to its factory settings is an easy way to get that fresh-out-of-the-box feeling you love.
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, How-to, Computing, macOS, Tier 4

The best Google Hangouts tips and tricks everyone should know

Videoconferencing isn't limited to corporate conference rooms. Those at home can become pros with these tips.
Tags: Google, Trends, Computing, Hangouts, Google Hangouts, Video Conferencing, Video Conference

The most common Google Hangouts problems and how to fix them

Stop dealing with errors and get to your hangouts
Tags: Google, Work From Home, Trends, Computing, Google Hangouts, Teleconferencing

What you should do if your MacBook charger stops working

Before assuming the worst, make sure all is well with your computer's charger and all related connections.
Tags: Apple, Trends, How-to, Macbook, Computing, Power Adapters, MacBook Charger, Tier 4

Microsoft says hackers are attacking Windows users with a new unpatched bug

Microsoft says attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed security vulnerability found in all supported versions of Windows, including Windows 10. But the software giant said there is currently no patch for the vulnerability. The security flaw, which Microsoft deems “critical” — its highest severity rating — is found in how Windows handles and renders fonts, according to the advisory posted Monday. The bug can be exploited by tricking a victim into opening a malicious document. Once th...
Tags: Security, TC, Microsoft, Tech, Spokesperson, Malware, Vulnerability, Ransomware, Security Breaches, Computing, Microsoft Windows

Google Cloud launches Game Servers, a managed cloud backend for games

Google Cloud today announced the beta launch of Game Servers, a managed service that provides game developers with the usual backend services for running their games, including multi-player games, in the company’s cloud. It’s worth stressing that these are not game streaming servers but solely meant to make it easier for game developers to build, scale and manage the backend services for their games. The service sits on top of the Agones open-source game server, a project Google and Ubisoft ...
Tags: Google, TC, Gaming, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Tech, Computing, Ubisoft, Programming Languages, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Infrastructure, Google Cloud, Game Developers, Agones, Anthos Google

These office-ready Apple, HP, Lenovo laptops are on sale starting at only $180

Save up to $200 when you get these Lenovo, HP, and Apple laptops at Best Buy and Walmart today.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Trends, Walmart, Computing, MacBook Air, Lenovo, Laptop Deals, WFH, HP 14-DQ1038wm, Lenovo IdeaPad 1 14, Lenovo Ideapad S340

IBM, Amazon, Google and Microsoft partner with White House to provide compute resources for COVID-19 research

During today’s White House coronavirus task force press conference, President Trump announced the launch of a new public/private consortium to “unleash the power of American supercomputing resources.” The members of this consortium are the White House, the Department of Energy and IBM . Other companies, including Google, Amazon and Microsoft, as well as a number of academic institutions, are also “contributing lots of different things,” the president said. While Trump’s comments were character...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Microsoft, White House, Tech, Nasa, Mit, Computing, Ibm, Supercomputer, Nih, Private, Department Of Energy, Bay Area, Trump

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