Tech Web Links 2015-1-27 Update

Note: Starting with the 2014-12-31 Update post, all posts will be just the new links. This is because of the total list being so long the page takes too long to load. For a complete list prior to that please refer to the 2014-10-30 Update post.

These are a compilation of technology related links from around the web.

The following sites have provided the majority of these links:

How-to Geek, MakeUseof, Lifehacker, CNET, ZDnet, and TechRepublic

The links are grouped into the following categories:

New
Android
Apple
iPad
iPhone
iPod
iTunes
Macs
iOS
Apps
Browsers
Cell Phones
Computers
Cool Websites & Tools
Digital Photography
Gaming
General
Hardware
How-To’s
Internet
Linux
Malware Rescue
Miscellaneous
Mobile
Multimedia
News
Recovery
Security
Smartphones
Social Media
Troubleshooting
Virtualization
Windows 10
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows General
Other

New

Android – Cyanogen Wants to Wrestle Android Away From Google
Android – Go Wireless and Never Connect a Cable to Your Android Phone Again
Android – How to Avoid Automatically Adding Shortcuts to the Home Screen for Installed Apps in Android
Android – How to See What’s Taking Up Space on Your Android Device
Android – PlayPermissionsExposed Reveals Changes to Android Permissions
Android – Pro tip: Easily update your Android apps – TechRepublic
Android – The Best Tweaks You Can Make To Your Android Without Rooting
Android – Top Android news of the week: HTC rebounds, Android Auto, Microsoft Office | ZDNet
Android – Top Android news of the week: Some Webview support ending, an iPhone replica, Adobe Lightroom | ZDNet
Android – What Is Android Auto And How Can You Get It?
Apple – Apple has a serious problem with software quality | ZDNet
Apple – Get the most from your Apple products – CNET
Apps – Android – 10 Android Apps Actually Worth Paying For – Slideshow from PCMag.com
Apps – Android – 4 Great Free Alternative Gallery Apps For Android
Apps – Android – 5 Apps That Really Clean Up Your Android Device — And Aren’t Placebos!
Apps – Android – 6 Android Wear Apps To Install Right Away On Your Smartwatch
Apps – Android – Business Calendar Gets a New Interface, Task Lists, and More Updates
Apps – Android – ClickLight Enables Your Phone’s Flashlight with the Power Button
Apps – Android – Does Microsoft offer the best Android Office suite? (Android Office app showdown) | ZDNet
Apps – Android – Facebook Releases Facebook Lite, Drastically Reduces App Overhead
Apps – Android – Five free Android apps for tracking your time – TechRepublic
Apps – Android – Top 5 Best Android Apps For Reading Magazines
Apps – Android, iOS – WiFi Map is a Crowdsourced List of Routers and Passwords
Apps – Browsers – Easily enlarge images on the Web without clicking – CNET
Apps – Chrome – Clearcut Strips Away the Clutter from Amazon
Apps – Chrome – Flix Plus Adds Custom Shortcuts, Poster Hiding, and More to Netflix
Apps – Computers – How Do I Manage My Android From My PC? Meet AirDroid 3
Apps – General – 20 Tips Every Evernote User Must Know – Slideshow from PCMag.com
Apps – General – The Complete Guide to Simplifying and Securing Your Life with LastPass and Xmarks
Apps – Internet – 6 Markdown Editors That Play Nice With Google Drive
Apps – iOS – 13 iOS Apps Worth Buying – Slideshow from PCMag.com
Apps – iOS – 4 must-have travel apps for iOS – TechRepublic
Apps – iOS – Hangouts for iOS Adds Google Voice Support, Location Sharing, and More
Apps – iOS, Android – AllCast Streams Tons of Media Content from iOS to Your TV
Apps – iOS, Android – Flush Toilet Finder Quickly Locates a Public Restroom Wherever You Are
Apps – iPhone – Reuk Puts a Ton of Manual Camera Controls on Your iPhone
Apps – iPhone – Shifts Manages Your Schedule When You Don’t Work a Nine to Five
Apps – iPhone – Superior Alternatives to Boring Stock iPhone Apps
Apps – iPhone – The Best Address Book App for iPhone
Apps – iPhone – This app will decipher your iPhone screenshots – CNET
Apps – iPhone – What You Can Do With Your iPhone’s Health App
Apps – Linux – Productivity on Linux: 7 Apps for Note-Taking
Apps – Linux – The Best Linux Software
Apps – Macs – Any.do, the Best iOS To-Do App, Comes to Mac
Apps – Macs – Apple Logic Pro X 10.1: 9 Features You Have to Check Out | PCMag.com
Apps – Macs – Five antivirus scanners for Mac | ZDNet
Apps – Macs – Lastpass Is Now Available as a Dedicated Mac App
Apps – Macs – Memory Diag for Mac – Free download and software reviews – CNET Download.com
Apps – Macs – Password manager LastPass finally unveils Mac app
Apps – Macs – Superior Alternatives to Boring Stock Mac Apps
Apps – Mobile – The Tricks Apps Play on Your Mind to Keep You Hooked
Apps – Multimedia – How To Make Custom Filters For Instagram On iPhone Or Android
Apps – Multimedia – Kodi for Mac – free media center for OS X
Apps – Multimedia – The music industry’s best-known production app will soon be free
Apps – OS X Yosemite – How to Power Up OS X’s Spotlight with Flashlight
Apps – Privacy – Forget WhatsApp: 6 Secure Communication Apps You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Apps – Privacy – The Apps That Protect You Against Verizon’s Mobile Tracking
Apps – Smartphones – 5 Location-Based Reminder Apps For The Forgetful
Apps – Smartphones – Five unusual apps you never knew you needed – TechRepublic
Apps – Web – Five Best Online Presentation Creation Tools
Apps – Web – Use WhatsApp in Your Web Browser | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Apps – Web – WhatsApp Web: Everything You Need To Know
Apps – Windows – A Better $100 Upgrade: Five Paid Programs that Improve Windows Now
Apps – Windows – CustomizerGod Changes Everything About Windows in One Easy Interface
Apps – Windows – Free antivirus scanners for Windows PCs | ZDNet
Apps – Windows – How To Use WhatsApp On Your PC And Sync With Your Phone
Apps – Windows – Need A Disk Cleanup? Visualize What Takes Up Space On Your Windows PC
Apps – Windows – One simple (and free) tool to help keep your Windows PC updated | ZDNet
Apps – Windows – Steadier State
Apps – Windows – System Restore On Reboot – Deep Freeze Your Windows Installation With Free Tools
Apps – Windows – The Best Windows Cleaning Tool Gets A Disk Analyzer
Apps – Windows – ToolWiz Time Freeze « ToolWiz Software
Apps – Windows – What Should I Be Cleaning with CCleaner?
Browsers – 6 Types of Browser Errors While Loading Web Pages and What They Mean
Browsers – Chrome – 10 Most Productive New Tab Extensions For Google Chrome
Browsers – Chrome – Chrome Tab Search Adds a Spotlight-Like Search to Chrome
Browsers – Chrome – How do You Hide the New User Profile Name Button in Google Chrome?
Browsers – Chrome – How To Turn Google Chrome Into A Productivity Beast
Browsers – Chrome – Sidenotes Creates Dropbox Notes Anywhere In Chrome
Browsers – Chrome – The Best Free Google Chrome Extensions | PCMag.com
Browsers – Firefox – Firefox 35 Adds ‘Hello’ Video Chat Service | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Browsers – Firefox – Meet Firefox Hello Video Chat & Firefox Marketplace In The New Firefox 35
Browsers – Firefox – Mozilla Stuffs Virtual Reality Into Main Firefox Builds | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Browsers – Firefox – Mozilla Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To The Browser | TechCrunch
Browsers – How To Schedule Tabs To Open At Fixed Times In Chrome And Firefox
Browsers – In Addition To Project Spartan, Windows 10 Will Include Internet Explorer – Slashdot
Browsers – Is Internet Explorer Making A Big Return In 2015?
Browsers – Microsoft’s ‘Spartan’ browser makes official debut – CNET
Browsers – Ultimate Browser Settings: Must-Change Items In Chrome, Firefox, & Internet Explorer
Browsers – Which Web Browser Is The Most Secure?
Computers – 4 Ways to View Your Laptop or Desktop’s Screen on Your TV
Computers – A simple solution to help protect your PC or Mac charger from damage | ZDNet
Computers – Ask an Expert: All About Custom PC Building
Computers – Does Memory Become Slower if Increased in Size?
Computers – GLONASS – The GPS Alternative You Never Knew Existed
Computers – Hard disk reliability examined once more: HGST rules, Seagate is alarming | Ars Technica
Computers – How Much RAM Do You Really Need?
Computers – How reliable are 4TB drives? | ZDNet
Computers – How to Prepare a Computer, Tablet, or Phone Before Selling It
Computers – How to Quickly Batch Rename Files on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux
Computers – How to Safely Test Software Without Messing Up Your System
Computers – How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)
Computers – Intel Compute Stick Turns Any TV Into A Windows PC For Just $149
Computers – Missing A Key? How To Remap & Fix Your Keyboard Layout
Computers – Precision, depth, and flexibility: the ultimate difference between PC software and apps | ZDNet
Computers – Should I Use a DIY PC for My NAS or Buy an Enclosure?
Computers – Should You Buy Extra RAM for an Old Computer?
Computers – Stop Testing Software on Your PC: Use Virtual Machine Snapshots Instead
Computers – Test Software with Virtual Machine Snapshots to Keep Your PC Clean
Computers – The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer
Computers – Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Monitor, the Screen You Stare at All Day
Computers – Xbox One and Windows 10: New best friends – CNET
Digital Photography – From Beginner To Enthusiast: Replacing Your First Digital SLR
Gamers – 3 Lies About Gamers That People Still Believe
Gaming – ‘Homeworld Remastered Collection’ Release Date Announced
Gaming – 40 video games we can’t wait to see in 2015
Gaming – Gearbox Launching Homeworld Remastered Collection Feb. 25 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Gaming – Here’s How Gaming Will Work With Windows 10
Gaming – Play 2,314 classic games in your browser for free – CNET
Gaming – Plex Is Now Available on the PlayStation 3 and 4
Gaming – The 10 Best Gaming Mice | PCMag.com
Gaming – The most anticipated games of 2015
General – 10 Tech Conferences Around the World to Attend in 2015
General – 5 Sites To Find & Download User Manuals
General – 7 Friendly Communities For Every Traveling Digital Nomad
General – Central Manuals Lets You Find and Download User Manuals for Free
General – Donate old gadgets for a good cause – CNET
General – How to Beat TWC and Comcast’s Bullshit Modem Rental Fees
General – Lifehacker Highlights: The CES News You’ll Actually Care About
General – Wearables 101: What They Are, and Why You’ll Be Seeing a Lot of Them
General – What is JavaScript, And Can the Internet Exist Without It?
General – When Will Your Home Be a “Smart Home”?
Hardware – An Animated Look At How A Speaker Makes Sound
Hardware – Buy Your Cable Modem Instead of Renting It to Save $120 Per Year
Hardware – How to Automatically Reboot Your Router the Geeky Way
Hardware – How to Enable HDMI-CEC on Your TV, and Why You Should
Hardware – How to Place Your Speakers to Maximize Your Home Theater Experience
Hardware – Install Ceiling Speakers and Enjoy Music Throughout Your Home
Hardware – Is There Quantifiable Evidence for Power-Cycling a Router for 10 Seconds?
Hardware – Should You Buy a 4K Computer Monitor?
Hardware – Should You Get an “Ultra HD” 4K TV?
Hardware – Smart TVs Are Stupid: Why You Don’t Really Want a Smart TV
Hardware – What Exactly is a “Quantum Dot” TV?
Hardware – When Will 3D Printers Be Worth Buying For Home Use?
Hardware – Why Buying A 4K TV Right Now Is A Waste Of Money
Hardware – Why Would You Want a Curved TV or Computer Monitor?
Hardware – Will Glasses-Free 3D Finally Put 3D TVs in Every Home?
Internet – Blogs – 5 Tools You Should Use When Starting A New WordPress Site
Internet – Cloud – 10 Tips To Do More With Your PDF Files On Google Drive
Internet – Cloud – 5 Tools For The Dropbox Power User
Internet – Cloud – Break away from free cloud storage providers by using ownCloud – TechRepublic
Internet – Cloud – Free, Unlimited Cloud Storage Is Here! Is Hive Right For You?
Internet – Cloud – Pro tip: Use Cyberduck to manage files stored in the cloud – TechRepublic
Internet – Education – Advance Your Career Through Project-Based Online Classes – Udacity
Internet – Education – Coursera
Internet – Education – Hardware Security
Internet – Education – Introduction to Linux | edX
Internet – Education – Introduction to Security and Privacy | Security and Privacy Training | Grovo
Internet – Education – Khan Academy
Internet – Education – Khan Academy for iPad Updates with Over 150,000 Exercises
Internet – Education – Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Spring Semester 2015
Internet – Education – The Computing Technology Inside Your Smartphone | edX
Internet – Education – The Open Education Consortium | The Global Network for Open Education
Internet – Education – Universities with the Best Free Online Courses
Internet – Email – 5 Smart Addons That Will Make You A Gmail Ninja
Internet – Email – Ask an Expert: All About Managing Email Overload
Internet – Email – Beginner: How to Maintain, Archive, and Back Up Your Data in Outlook 2013
Internet – Email – Outlook.com Review & Rating | PCMag.com
Internet – Email – Top 10 Gmail Labs and Features You Should Enable
Internet – Finance – The 7 Best Online Banking Features For Simplifying Your Life
Internet – General – 10 Essential MakeUseOf Articles From 2014 You May Have Missed
Internet – General – 6 Awesome Subreddits That Deserve More Than 20,000 Subscribers
Internet – General – Concerned About Copyright? A Guide For Legally Using Images On The Web
Internet – General – Dealing With Online Haters: The Right Way & The Wrong Way
Internet – General – Five ways to delete yourself from the Internet – CNET
Internet – General – How To Set Up A VPN (And Why It’s A Good Idea To Use One)
Internet – General – Learning Markdown: Write For The Web, Faster
Internet – General – The Best VPN Services
Internet – General – The Best Websites On The Internet
Internet – General – This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2014
Internet – General – Top 100 Websites of 2014 | PCMag.com
Internet – General – Top Site – Ars Technica
Internet – General – Top Site – Boing Boing
Internet – General – Top Site – Engadget
Internet – General – Top Site – Instructables – DIY How To Make Instructions
Internet – General – Top Site – Just Delete Me | A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services.
Internet – General – Top Site – MAKE | DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from geeks, makers, and hackers
Internet – General – Top Site – Techmeme
Internet – General – Top Site – The Huffington Post
Internet – General – Top Site – Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Internet – General – Top Site – Wired News
Internet – General – What Makes Quora Better Than Other Q&A Sites?
Internet – General – Yes, Every Freeware Download Site is Serving Crapware (Here’s the Proof)
Internet – Google – 4 Surprising Ways Google Will Soon Impact Your Life
Internet – Google – Google aims to be your universal translator – CNET
Internet – Multimedia – 15 Documentaries About The Internet, Hacking, Startups & Cyberculture [Stuff to Watch]
Internet – Multimedia – 5 Spotify Tools To Get You Rocking & Rolling
Internet – Multimedia – Add YouTube Videos to a Playlist Directly From Search Results
Internet – Multimedia – Clip Art Is Gone! Here’s How To Find Free Images Instead
Internet – Multimedia – Five Best Image Hosting Web Sites
Internet – Multimedia – How to Turn YouTube Into Your Ultimate Entertainment Hub
Internet – Multimedia – ResumePlaylist Saves Your Place on YouTube, Starts Where You Left Off
Internet – Multimedia – The Best Pandora (or Spotify) Stations for Great Music While You Work
Internet – Privacy – Avoiding Internet Surveillance: The Complete Guide
Internet – Privacy – How To Protect Your Information From The Internet
Internet – Privacy – What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything? | TechCrunch
Internet – Search – Journey Into The Hidden Web: A Guide For New Researchers
Internet – Search – The Best Tools for Finding Information When Google Isn’t Enough
Internet – Security – How to Keep Your Internet-Connected Home Safe and Secure
Internet – Security – What Is Doxing And How Can You Avoid It?
iOS – Get started with your brand new iOS device – CNET
iOS – Pro tip: Respond to calls with text messages in iOS – TechRepublic
iOS – Top iOS news of the week: Tiny keyboard, Apple Watch leaks, iCloud TouchID | ZDNet
iOS – Top iOS news of the week: truly unlocked iPhone, buggy software, Apple Watch | ZDNet
iOS 8 – 4 time-saving tips and tricks for iOS 8 you probably missed – TechRepublic
iPhone – A faster way to turn off your iPhone’s flashlight – CNET
iPhone – Go Wireless and Never Connect a Cable to Your iPhone Again
iPhone – If You’re Buying a Used iPhone, Verify Its Warranty Before You Buy
iPhone – Put iPhone Reminders To Better Use With The Right Apps & Tips
iPhone – Stop incoming iPhone calls from ringing on other iDevices – CNET
iPhone – Where to store all your iPhone photos when you run out of space — Tech News and Analysis
iPhone, iPad – How to Manage Notifications on iPhone and iPad
Linux – 4 Promising Linux Distros To Look Forward To In 2015
Linux – Hands-on with Makulu Linux Xfce 7.0: The most beautiful Linux distro I have ever seen | ZDNet
Linux – How does Linux Know That a New Password is Similar to the Old One?
Linux – How to Backup and Restore Your Apps and PPAs in Ubuntu Using Aptik
Linux – How to Quickly Change the First Word in a Bash Command?
Linux – How to Restore Your Ubuntu Linux System to its Previous State
Linux – Linux vs. BSD: Which Should You Use?
Linux – The Best Linux Distributions
Linux – The Best Linux Distributions For Windows XP Refugees
Macs – Unlock your Mac using Touch ID on your iOS device – CNET
Malware Rescue – Free Internet Security Scan | Kaspersky Lab US
Malware Rescue – GRC | ShieldsUP! — Internet Vulnerability Profiling
Malware Rescue – How do I use ESET SysRescue Live to clean my computer? – ESET Knowledgebase
Malware Rescue – How to Remove the Awful ShopperPro Adware / Malware
Malware Rescue – How to Remove the Horrible BoBrowser Adware / Malware
Malware Rescue – Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software
Malware Rescue – SUPERAntiSpyware | Remove Malware | Remove Spyware – AntiMalware, AntiSpyware, AntiAdware!
Malware Rescue – VIPRE Rescue – VIPRE Computer Recovery Solution
Multimedia – Ask HTG: Should I Unplug My Chromecast When I’m Not Using It?
Multimedia – Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Stick: Media Streamers Compared | PCMag.com
Multimedia – How to Get More From Your Home Theater Without Paying a Dime
Multimedia – How To Make Chromecast Your Smart Media Centre
Multimedia – How to Troubleshoot Common Google Chromecast Issues
Multimedia – Walmart quietly launches its low-cost streaming video stick
News – ‘One day, YOU won’t be able to SENSE the INTERNET,’ vows Schmidt • The Register
News – ‘People ACTUALLY CONFUSE Facebook and the internet in some places’ • The Register
News – “Bipartisan” bill would save Internet providers from utility rules | Ars Technica
News – 15 Things We Want To See Happen To Technology In 2015
News – Analyst predicts ARM-based Macs coming, dropping Intel in lower-end machines – TechRepublic
News – Apple – Apple preparing to release Thunderstrike patch | ZDNet
News – Apple – Apple readies fix for Thunderstrike bootkit exploit in next OS X release | Ars Technica
News – Apple – Apple’s home automation tech reportedly won’t land until spring
News – Apple – Samsung to Produce Majority of Apple’s A9 Chips for Next-Generation iPhone – Mac Rumors
News – Apple – The Week in Review: news and features you don’t want to miss | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004
News – Apple Patents Bendy iPhone, Android TV Replaces Google TV [Tech News Digest]
News – Apple’s missing spark, HoloLens, Skymall and other stories you might’ve missed this week
News – CES 2015: Three trends to watch from the Google and Android ecosystems – TechRepublic
News – Cleantech trends to watch in 2015 – TechRepublic
News – Elon Musk vs. Richard Branson: The Race For Cheap Satellite Internet
News – Elon Musk Wants to Build High-Speed Satellite Internet Service | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
News – FCC plans to vote on Net neutrality in February – CNET
News – Google – Google defends decision to leave millions of Android users at risk – Neowin
News – Google – Google explains why it’s not fixing web security in old Android phones
News – Google – Google is now a more trusted source of news than the websites it aggregates – Quartz
News – Google – Google to Firefox users: Dump Yahoo for us – CNET
News – Google – Google, Cablevision Challenge Wireless Industry’s Business Model – WSJ
News – Google – ​Google: Why we won’t patch pre-KitKat Android WebView | ZDNet
News – Google – Google’s Bug Hunters Zero in on Mac Exploits | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
News – Google – Google’s Project Zero reveals three Apple OS X zero-day vulnerabilities | ZDNet
News – Google – Should Google Announce Vulnerabilities Before They Have Been Patched?
News – Google Glass Goes On Hiatus, Legally Share Movies Via Wavelength [Tech News Digest]
News – Google Piracy Hits Record High, Join Mark Zuckerberg’s Book Club [Tech News Digest]
News – Google Warns the Internet Will Disappear, the Future of Cyanogen [Tech News Digest]
News – Google, Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX and satellite Internet plan [Updated] | Ars Technica
News – Google, Fidelity Invest $1B in SpaceX | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
News – Hackers for hire: Anonymous, quick, and not necessarily illegal | ZDNet
News – Hackers Start World War III, US & UK Trade In Online Attacks [Tech News Digest]
News – Here’s What Happens When You Install the Top 10 Download.com Apps
News – How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices | Re/code
News – How Intelligent Software Is Going to Change Your Life
News – How regulations from the rotary-phone era could impact the internet – Quartz
News – How the three biggest PC OEMs are facing an uncertain future | ZDNet
News – How to watch Super Bowl XLIX on any device – CNET
News – iTunes Sales Are Declining – Is This The End Of Paid Music Downloads?
News – Landlines: The tech that just won’t die • The Register
News – Microsoft – Five Questions About Microsoft’s “Project HoloLens”
News – Microsoft – From ‘Windows Phone’ to ‘Windows 10’: Can name change get consumers to notice? – CNET
News – Microsoft – Hands On With Microsoft HoloLens | PCMag.com
News – Microsoft – Hands-on: Microsoft’s HoloLens is flat-out magical | Ars Technica
News – Microsoft – How Cortana Became The “Other Woman” In My Life
News – Microsoft – How much does Microsoft make from PC makers with Windows 8.1? | ZDNet
News – Microsoft – Microsoft Announces Windows 10 (It Has Holograms!) But Should You Care?
News – Microsoft – Microsoft goes hologram happy with Windows 10, HoloLens, HoloStudio | ZDNet
News – Microsoft – Microsoft HoloLens: An experience you never knew you wanted (hands-on) – CNET
News – Microsoft – Microsoft jumps into augmented reality with HoloLens – CNET
News – Microsoft – Microsoft Likely to Release Office 2016 Later This Year
News – Microsoft – Microsoft Office ‘universal’ to be free on Windows 10 phones, small tablets | ZDNet
News – Microsoft – Microsoft’s HoloLens explained: How it works and why it’s different – CNET
News – Microsoft – Microsoft’s Spartan browser: What’s under the hood | ZDNet
News – Microsoft – See Microsoft’s Holographic computing in action – CNET
News – Microsoft – The Best Windows 10 and Xbox Updates Microsoft Announced Today
News – Microsoft – Windows 10 Preview, Release Date, News & Features | PCMag.com
News – Microsoft Complains About Google, Spotify Switches To Mobile, & More [Tech News Digest]
News – Microsoft fumes, Google discloses another Windows security flaw | ZDNet
News – Microsoft is building a new browser as part of its Windows 10 push | ZDNet
News – Microsoft Shows Off Windows 10, HoloLens, Cortana On PC & More… [Tech News Digest]
News – Microsoft slams Google for spilling the beans on Windows 8.1 security flaw | ZDNet
News – Microsoft Wants To Be Loved, Kim Dotcom Launches MegaChat [Tech News Digest]
News – Microsoft, Artificial Intelligence, and The Robot Apocalypse
News – Microsoft’s ‘Spartan’ browser: More details leak | ZDNet
News – Need a Hacker? Check Out Hacker’s List | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
News – Net fix: Who’s to blame for the Net neutrality mess? Look to Verizon – CNET
News – Netflix Starts Messing With VPNs, Google Reveals Windows 8.1 Exploit [Tech News Digest]
News – Netflix VPN access locked down for overseas users – CNET
News – Netgear Around Town Mobile Internet gives rollover data, contract-free – CNET
News – Obama Plans Faster Internet For All, Facebook Pushes AMBER Alerts [Tech News Digest]
News – Obama: End laws that protect big ISPs, so Americans can get faster, better broadband | ZDNet
News – Porn Studios Killing GitHub Projects, Apple Abusing Developers [Tech News Digest]
News – Report: NSA Hacked North Korea Before Sony Breach | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
News – Running Linux In A Chromebook Window, Xbox Hackers Offer DDoS Attacks [Tech News Digest]
News – Samsung Buying BlackBerry Denials, Google Reveals Project Ara Prototype [Tech News Digest]
News – Security experts weigh in on Microsoft-Google vulnerability disclosure debate – TechRepublic
News – SOTU 2015: 5 big takeaways about tech and innovation – TechRepublic
News – Tech to expect in 2015 – CNET
News – The End of Ownership: Netflix, Spotify, and The Streaming Generation
News – The FCC’s possible reclassification of ISPs signals hope for net neutrality – TechRepublic
News – The Human Impact Of The Industrial Internet Of Things | TechCrunch
News – The Net Neutrality Debate Also Affects SMS | TechCrunch
News – The PC market is reviving, and so is Intel – CNET
News – The Reason To Be Cheerful About HoloLens | TechCrunch
News – The State Of The Union Online, Facebook Promises Fewer Hoaxes [Tech News Digest]
News – The U.S. Hacked North Korea First, Google Gets Lost In SpaceX [Tech News Digest]
News – UK Plan Bans Whatsapp & Snapchat, ISIS Hacks Military Command [Tech News Digest]
News – UK spy chief warns Apple, Google privacy effort is “closing off” ability to catch terrorists | ZDNet
News – What Artificial Intelligence Isn’t
News – White House just endorsed CISPA measures, two years after veto threat | ZDNet
News – Why Snapchat & iMessage Could Really Be Banned In The UK
News – Why the desktop PC is far from dead | ZDNet
News – Why You Should Care That The FCC Is Trying To Redefine Broadband
News – Will 2015 be the year of the Microsoft/Linux love fest? – TechRepublic
News – Will Obama finally change cybersecurity in America? – CNET
News – Will online anonymity win out? – Jamie Bartlett – Aeon
News – Windows 7 support: What happens on January 13, 2015? | ZDNet
News – Zero rating poses a conundrum for net neutrality advocates around the world – TechRepublic
OS X – How to Move a Window to a Different Space the Easy Way in Mac OS X
OS X – How to Stop iPhoto from Starting When You Plug in an iPhone, iPad or Memory Card
OS X – Instantly Turn On OS X’s Do Not Disturb with an Option+Click
OS X – Mac OS X: Change Which Apps Start Automatically at Login
OS X Yosemite – Disable Email Search in Spotlight to Avoid Message Tracking
Other – 10 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Intellectual Property Law
Other – 14 clever ways to open a beer bottle in a pinch
Other – 5 Tips for More Powerful Professional Networking | PCMag.com
Other – A Shy Person’s Guide to Making Yourself Heard In a Group Conversation
Other – Ask an Expert: All About Finding and Choosing Charities
Other – Ask Someone to Clarify What They Said Before Taking Offense
Other – Ask These Questions to Expose a Fake Debt Collector
Other – Avoid These Overused Buzzwords When Applying for a Job
Other – Carl Sagan’s Best Productivity Tricks
Other – Eight Power Networking Tips to Make More Meaningful Connections
Other – Get Over Your Fears by Remembering This Formula
Other – ​Health Is Not Binary: Anything Can Be Healthy (or Unhealthy) For You
Other – Help Kids With Homework by Asking for a Copy of the Textbook
Other – How Should I Talk to My Spouse About Our Different Financial Habits?
Other – How to Boost Your Observation Skills and Learn to Pay Attention
Other – How to Calm Your Nerves Before Making a Terrifying Speech
Other – How to Check Your Contractor’s References Before a Project
Other – How to Choose a College Major When You’re Stuck
Other – How to Deal With Excessively Needy Friends
Other – How to Deal with Someone Who Constantly Rambles
Other – How to Make a New Coworker Feel Welcome
Other – How To Negotiate A Higher Salary At A Job Interview
Other – How to Save Money When Traveling to Any Destination
Other – How to Stay Focused and Engaged in Long Meetings
Other – How to Stop Overreacting to Everything
Other – How to Support a Loved One Through a Major Life Change
Other – How to Survive Public Transportation Abroad
Other – How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Other – How to Travel in the Off Season for Great Deals
Other – How to Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water Every Day
Other – How to Use Nostalgia to Your Advantage (Instead of Getting Stuck)
Other – How to Work from Home Effectively When You’re Short On Space
Other – How You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search (and What to Do Instead)
Other – Improve Your Posture with These Exercises from the Army Field Manual
Other – Learn Your Physical Signs of Stress Before It Takes You Over
Other – Minimize Mental Drag to Help You Do Your Best Work
Other – Network Better by Creating a “Hook”
Other – Networking Is Bullsh*t
Other – Nine of the Easiest DIY Repairs You Don’t Need a Professional For
Other – Occupy The Bookstore Finds the Best Price on College Textbooks
Other – Prevent Burst Pipes by Letting Faucets Drip in Freezing Weather
Other – Reminder: Now Is the Best Time to Renew Your Passport
Other – Seven Resume Strategies for the Long-Term Unemployed
Other – Six Tips on Disciplining Children from an Experienced Teacher
Other – Stop Waiting for “A-ha!” Moments
Other – Sweep Your Chimney Without Getting on the Roof
Other – Teach Kids Gratitude With These Tips at Different Ages
Other – Ten Absurd Winter Driving Myths That Need To Die
Other – The Best Places to Find Books at a Bargain (or For Free)
Other – The Best Tools for Managing Your Long Term Investments
Other – The Different Ways People Handle Criticism (and How to Do It Better)
Other – The Do’s and Don’ts Of Making A Strong Résumé
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