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Comcast kept calling me. It was the beginning of a little nightmare

zdnet news - Sun, 02/09/2020 - 18:00
Comcast's customer service used to be the stuff of distraught legend. The company put a lot of effort into making it better. But then something went wrong with my cable service.

Ransomware installs Gigabyte driver to kill antivirus products

zdnet news - Fri, 02/07/2020 - 20:22
RobbinHood ransomware deploys novel technique to make sure it can encrypt files without being interrupted.

Don't buy these Apple products: February 2020 edition

zdnet news - Fri, 02/07/2020 - 15:01
Read before spending your money!

Speed up your iPhone by clearing the RAM

zdnet news - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 20:43
iPhone feeling sluggish? Here's how to reset the RAM and speed it up. And this works for all iPhone models, whether they have Touch ID or Face ID.

Nomad releases Moment lens compatible Rugged cases for Apple iPhone 11 and Google Pixel 4

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 20:00
Nomad makes some fantastic Horween leather cases designed to protect your phone in style while Moment has lenses to take your camera experience to the next level. The combination of both results in the best cases for smartphones.

How to get rid of bloatware and clean your Windows 10 Start menu (without questionable cleanup tools)

zdnet news - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 19:02
Windows is powerful, but it often arrives on your PC as a bloated, crapware-filled mess. Here's how to remove the bloatware and clean it up, without making things worse with more crapware-filled helper apps.

Phones to expect at MWC and beyond: Huawei Mate XS, Honor View 30 Pro, OnePlus 8, and more

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 22:09
Mobile World Congress is coming later this month, and there are plenty of leaks and rumors indicating improved camera technology, dual displays, and folding displays are the focus in 2020. 5G is also rolling out from carriers, so let's get ready to ride.

The $15/terabyte hard drive is coming

zdnet news - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 19:35
I just saw a Western Digital external hard drive special: a 12TB desktop drive for $187. How do drive vendors do it?

The 10 best not-so-new phones: Why last year's and older models make great deals

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 20:41
"Latest and greatest" doesn't always make a device your best buy. Today's phones are capable of lasting a couple of years without little compromise, and Matt Miller found a few select older models that you should consider.

He ordered coffee while wearing an AirPod. The barista refused to serve him

zdnet news - Sun, 02/02/2020 - 18:00
Apple announced this week that AirPods are selling in untold numbers. It seems, though, that in some places of business, they're not always welcome.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and Motorola Razr make little sense for business

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 19:47
The foldable phone market is making a 90-degree turn as the first two devices of 2020 have a portrait clamshell design. The appeal of having a phone/tablet in one is not provided with this design and it makes little sense for business.

I tried Microsoft's new browser on my MacBook and got a peculiar surprise

zdnet news - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 18:00
Could anyone possibly be excited by, or even interested in, a new browser. I tried the new Microsoft Edge on my MacBook Air and examined my feelings.

Google reveals new Python programming language course: Scholarships for 2,500

zdnet news - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 17:27
Google creates a new Python training certificate to boost your chances of getting a job.

FBI: Nation-state actors have breached two US municipalities

zdnet news - Fri, 01/17/2020 - 02:22
The SharePoint CVE-2019-0604 vulnerability has been one of the most targeted security flaws.

Using Google Authenticator? Here's why you should get rid of it

zdnet news - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 19:49
Google Authenticator is the granddaddy of two-factor authentication apps, but it's old and has some severe downsides.

Beware of this sneaky phishing technique now being used in more attacks

zdnet news - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 17:57
Security company researchers warn of a large increase in conversation-hijacking attacks. Here's what they are and how to spot them.

Meet the new Microsoft Edge: Your move, Google

zdnet news - Thu, 01/16/2020 - 17:56
Microsoft has started rolling out its new Edge browser to the general public. Its new features should be welcomed by consumers and enterprise customers, but how will Google respond?

The 10 best smartphones of 2020: 5G powers the top contender

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 22:40
With last month's 5G network rollout we had to give a capable 5G smartphone the top spot. Stay tuned for many more 5G-capable phones during the year -- with a shakeup of this list coming in February.

Microsoft January 2020 Patch Tuesday fixes 49 security bugs

zdnet news - Wed, 01/15/2020 - 01:48
Today's patches also fix a major vulnerability in Windows' cryptographic library.

Windows 7 end of life: Security risks and what you should do next

zdnet news - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 17:42
Microsoft Windows 7 will no longer receive security patches - and cyber criminals will be looking to exploit it to target businesses that still haven't upgraded from Windows 7. Getting your security strategy right is vital.