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These simple settings will make your Mac dock so much better

To get the most out of your new Mac, you might want to tweak some of these settings related to the dock.
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Windows 11 now stops brute force cyberattacks right in their tracks

Windows 11 now blocks brute force attacks with an Account Lockout Policy. Windows will automatically lock down accounts after 10 failed login attempts.
Cybersecurity is a constant battle.

Cyberattacks have nearly doubled since last year, report says

Cyberattacks have nearly doubled since the last year and the odds that you'll be affected are increasing rapidly.
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The world’s most sensitive data could be vulnerable to this new hack

Some of the world's most sensitive data could be vulnerable due to a new hack. Using a SATA cable, an attacker can extract data from air-gapped systems.
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These secret Finder settings will vastly improve your Mac

The Finder is the core way of interacting with your Mac, but there are a ton of different settings you can tweak to make the MacOS experience even better.
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How ChromeOS Flex turns old PCs into Chromebooks for free

Google's ChromeOS Flex is now out of beta and can help you repurpose your old computer to a Chromebook.
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Windows 11 is testing a major change to the taskbar

Microsoft's latest Windows 11 Insider Preview Build is looking for developers' opinions on designs for a new search option within the taskbar.
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The best free music players for MacOS

Tired of the Mac's default music player? There are better options beyond Apple Music. Here are some cost-free alternatives with new looks and more capabilities.
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Norton 360 Antivirus (with VPN) for Windows is $70 off for Prime Day

Save $70 on Norton 360 Antivirus software with VPN for Windows during this incredible Norton 360 Prime Day deal.
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I tried to ditch Windows for MacOS, but I keep coming back

I love using MacOS, but I’m just not ready to quit Windows. Here’s why Microsoft keeps me coming back for more, even when I want to ditch it for good.
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How to disable the colored Safari toolbar in MacOS Monterey

Here's how to fix the cramped, colored toolbar and tab bar in Apple's Safari browser when running MacOS Monterey.
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Stealthy malware shows why you shouldn’t open unknown emails

A threat intelligence team has just published a report on malware that arrives as an email attachment and remains undetected by most antivirus programs.
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Hacker steals 1 billion people’s records in unprecedented data breach

A hacker has stated that he has successfully infiltrated a police database, from which he apparently obtained details of one billion Chinese citizens.
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Upcoming Microsoft Teams update could finally make chatting easier

Microsoft continues to plan updates for its Teams app, continuing its 2022 productivity initiative with new features that could make chatting much easier.
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Oh great, new malware lets hackers hijack your Wi-Fi router

A new report finds hackers are targeting home Wi-Fi routers to gain access to all your connected devices. 
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Websites are constantly tracking you — but Firefox has a fix

Firefox continues to bring improvements to its privacy protection, this time adding a feature that helps you avoid being tracked by various websites.
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Graphic designer? You need this font management software

Keen graphic designer? Juggling fonts can be a nuisance. Here's why Connect Fonts will revolutionize the way you work.
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Outlook on Mac is getting a great feature from MacOS Ventura

Microsoft is beta testing the ability to "undo send" an email in Outlook for Mac, delivering a feature that's already in the MacOS Ventura mail app.
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How to restore files using Time Machine on a Mac

Time Machine can restore Mac files individually and from a particular date and time while presenting the information in a fun, user-friendly way.
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Hackers just launched the largest HTTPS DDoS attack in history

The largest ​​HTTPS distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in history materialized last week, Cloudflare, which specializes in DDoS mitigation, confirmed.
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Vivaldi builds mail, calendar, and feed reader right into your browser

Vivaldi has just added a slew of quality-of-life updates to its browser, including a built-in email client, calendar, and feed reader. Should rivals worry?
Stage manager in macOS Ventura.

MacOS Ventura’s best feature is 16 years in the making

Apple introduced Stage Manager with MacOS Ventura, but it seems the feature may not be as new as we thought -- it's been in the works for 16 years.
Apple's Craig Federighi introducing macOS Ventura at WWDC 2022.

6 key MacOS Ventura features Apple didn’t tell you about

WWDC 2022 was full of MacOS Ventura updates, but there were still plenty that Apple never mentioned. Here are the best ones that Apple left out of the keynote.
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How to download the MacOS Ventura beta right now

Apple announced MacOS Ventura, the latest version of the operating system. Here's how you can download the beta today.
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Which devices are compatible with MacOS Ventura?

Apple's newest MacOS version is Ventura. Here's a list of Macs that will end up working with the new operating system.
Stage manager in macOS Ventura.

I tried Stage Manager on my Mac, and now I don’t want to go back

Apple introduced MacOS Ventura at WWDC, and with it came a new feature called Stage Manager that has the potential to alter the way you use your Mac forever.
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The new M2 MacBook Air still has one glaring flaw

WWDC had a slew of new announcements, the most exciting of which was the new M2 chips and MacBook Air. However, there is still one flaw leftover from M1.
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MacOS Ventura: The best new features coming to your Mac soon

This fall, your Mac is going to get a lot of new features with MacOS Ventura. Here are some of the best ones.
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WWDC 2022 announcements: iOS 16, iPadOS 16, WatchOS 9, MacOS Ventura, MacBook Air M2, and more

WWDC 2022 is finally here, and Apple is expected to debut new OS updates for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac at WWDC 2022 -- as well as a new M2-powered MacBook Air.
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MacOS Ventura is official, with more ways to be productive

Apple has announced the next major version of MacOS, following up on last year's MacOS Monterey release.
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Google says Chrome is now 20% faster on Macs

Google has shared that Chrome is now 20% faster on Macs, just a month after scoring high on Apple's Speedometer testing.
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Hackers can now take over your computer through Microsoft Word

A new vulnerability in Microsoft Office could potentially allow an attacker to take control of your computer even if you didn't open any files.
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How to use motor accessibility features on a Mac

If you’re unable to use your mouse or trackpad, these MacOS motor accessibility features can help you navigate, perform tasks, use apps, and control your Mac.
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4 annoying MacOS problems Apple needs to fix at WWDC

Apple’s WWDC show is fast approaching, and it’s a great chance for the company to fix a bunch of problems in MacOS. Here’s what Apple needs to change.