Tagged: Software

Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

Antivirus software is nearly as crucial as a PC’s operating system. Even if you’re well aware of potential threats and practice extreme caution, some threats just can’t be prevented without the extra help of...

Google will wind down Chrome apps starting in June

Google said Wednesday that it will begin to phase out traditional Chrome apps starting in June, and winding down slowly over two years’ time. Chrome extensions, though, will live on. Google said Tuesday in a...

Attention! Microsoft Teams will add push-to-talk Walkie Talkie feature

Attention! Microsoft Teams will add push-to-talk Walkie Talkie feature

Microsoft Teams will preview a push-to-talk “Walkie Talkie” feature later this year, giving managers an easy—or perhaps annoying—way to reach employees and coworkers. Push-to-talk has been one of those communications features that can be...

Windows 7 dies in a week’s time: How to move from Windows 7 to Windows 10

Windows 7 dies in a week’s time: How to move from Windows 7 to Windows 10

If you’re a Windows 7 user, your deadline is near: Windows 7 officially exits support on Jan. 14, 2020, so it’s very close to the time you need to upgrade to Windows 10. “End of support” means...

Best password managers: Reviews of the top products

Best password managers: Reviews of the top products

We are terrible at passwords. We suck at creating them (the top two most popular remain “123456” and “password”), we share them way too freely, and we forget them all the time. Indeed, the...

Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too

Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too

Brave Software’s new Brave browser, which emerges out of a long beta into a full-fledged Brave 1.0 release today, works in two ways: As a privacy-minded browser that does everything it can to minimize...

Microsoft’s 10 biggest Ignite reveals include the new Edge, and more ways to tie Office to the web

Microsoft’s 10 biggest Ignite reveals include the new Edge, and more ways to tie Office to the web

Microsoft plans to announce a boatload of new capabilities to Office, search, and Edge at its Ignite conference Monday, including rollout plans for its Chromium-based Edge browser, a tool to read your email aloud...

How to clear cookies from your browser

Cookies are usually delectable delights, but web cookies can sometimes be less than delightful. These little files hide in your computer so that your browser and websites can track your browsing sessions and save...

SpyOff VPN review: A study in basic

SpyOff in brief: P2P allowed: Yes Business location: San Marino Number of servers: 1,000+ Number of country locations: 39 VPN protocol: OpenVPN Data encryption: AES-256-CBC Data authentication: SHA-256 Handshake: SSL/TLS 2048-bit RSA A VPN...