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Google Chrome WARNING – Easy to fall for scams discovered, make sure YOU don’t get tricked

GOOGLE • GETTY • PIC POSED BY MODEL Google Chrome users have been put on alert about some terrifying scams Google Chrome fans have been put on alert about what links they click on when surfing the net after a number of terrifying scams were discovered. Google Chrome is without a doubt the most popular internet browser in the world right now. NetMarketShare stats for the whole of last year show Google Chrome as having a staggering 58.90 per cent chunk of the internet browser marketplace. Its nearest rival, Mozilla’s…

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Windows 10 update – Microsoft testing ‘ultimate performance mode’ ahead of huge new patch

MICROSOFT • LENOVO Windows 10 users could soon be getting the Spring Creators Update Windows 10 users could be downloading the next Creators Update in a few weeks, with Microsoft right now testing new features for its flagship OS. The Redmond based tech giant are expected to be rolling out their next big Windows 10 patch, the Spring Creators Update, in March. And as Microsoft gear up for the launch of the Windows 10 update, they’ve today released two new preview builds. The Redstone 4 build, which is the next…

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Windows 10 will get AirPod-style, simple Bluetooth pairing in new update

Microsoft plans to bring a new Bluetooth feature to its Windows 10 operating system that should make pairing third-party devices faster and more convenient. The pairing process looks to be very similar to that introduced by Apple with its next-generation wireless headphones, AirPods. Starting with Windows 10 build 17093, beta testers are able to trial the new pairing process. According to technology blog The Verge, the Surface Precision Mouse is the first device that works with the new streamlined pairing. When the accessory is ready to pair and placed near…

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Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony: Time, schedule, how to watch online and more – CNET

SOCHI, RUSSIA – AUGUST 8, 2017: The roof of the Fisht Stadium in the Sochi Olympic Park. The stadium to host FIFA 2018 World Cup matches. Artyom Korotayev/TASS (Photo by Artyom Korotayev\TASS via Getty Images) Artyom Korotayev Though the XXII Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea started Wednesday, Feb. 7, the opening ceremony wasn’t until Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 a.m. ET (5 a.m. CST and 3 a.m. PST). The schedule is a little tricky, though. The only way to watch the opening ceremony live was through an app Friday…

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How to customize the Windows 10 Start menu – CNET

Now Playing: Watch this: Change these Windows 10 settings for a better experience 2:13 Are you unimpressed with the Windows 10 Start menu? If you have yet to embrace its colorful tiles and menus, then you are missing out, especially if you have a Windows tablet or touchscreen laptop. With a bit of customization, you can form the Start menu into something useful.  Quickly, let’s break down how the Start menu is organized. It’s divided into three sections.  The narrow panel on the left features icons for important menu items…

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Windows 10 ALERT – Brand new feature launching that you may find ESSENTIAL

Windows 10 fans could soon be getting a new feature that they cannot afford to miss out on. Microsoft are currently testing out a new tool that PC users worried about online privacy will surely welcome with open arms. The Redmond-based tech giant yesterday launched their newest Windows 10 ‘Redstone 4’ test build. Version number 17093 includes a handful new features, but the biggest headline addition is the diagnostic data delete button. Previous test build 17083 included a utility that let Windows 10 users review the telemetry data that their…

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How to open iPhone HEIC images on Windows – CNET

One of the larger changes in iOS 11 was Apple’s adoption of the new High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) standard for photos. While the format is significantly more efficient when it comes to storage space, it’s not yet widely supported, meaning you may run into problems when you want to use pictures taken with your iPhone (or iPad) elsewhere. When you transfer a HEIF image from your iPhone to your computer (this also happens if you back up your iPhone photos to Dropbox or Google Photos), instead of the typical…

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Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony: Start time, how to watch online and more – CNET

SOCHI, RUSSIA – AUGUST 8, 2017: The roof of the Fisht Stadium in the Sochi Olympic Park. The stadium to host FIFA 2018 World Cup matches. Artyom Korotayev/TASS (Photo by Artyom Korotayev\TASS via Getty Images) Artyom Korotayev Though the XXII Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea starts Wednesday, Feb. 7, the opening ceremony isn’t until Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 a.m. ET (5 a.m. CST and 3 a.m. PST).  So, there’s plenty of time to figure out how to view it. Here are the options. Live streaming If the opening…

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Windows 10 users could have pay extra to unlock all features, new rumour suggests

Microsoft is purportedly planning an all-new mode for its Windows 10 desktop operating system. Dubbed ’S Mode’, the new feature looks set to replace the dedicated Windows 10 S operating system Microsoft launched last year alongside its Surface Laptop. Windows 10 S was a stripped back version of the full operating system targeted primarily at the education market to compete with ChromeOS. In Windows 10 S, users are only allowed to install software from the Windows 10 Store. Microsoft argues this makes its operating system more secure, since everything in…

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Microsoft could soon FORCE you to upgrade to Windows 10

Windows 10 is Microsoft’s most recent flagship OS, but it has faced an uphill battle to overtake older versions. At the start of this year the Redmond-based tech giant were dealt a big blow as stats showed Windows 7 was more popular than Windows 10 in 2017. This is despite Windows 7 being released back in July 2009 and it fast approaching the date support will finally end for the ageing OS. In fact, last year Windows 7 was the world’s most popular operating system, ending 2017 with a hefty…

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