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How to Declutter and Organize Your Personal Tech in a Few Simple Steps The New York Times
Accessories and data may not take up much physical space, but they contribute to frustration and anxiety. Here are ways to keep e-junk at bay, Marie ...
Tangled wires, digital photos: Here's how to declutter your personal tech Economic Times
Everyone has a drawer full of ancient cellphones, tangled-up wires and earphones that are never touched.
My home tech setup for 2019 Business Insider
Technology can vastly improve the quality of your home and life. I've listed the computers, gadgets, and accessories I'm using on a personal basis in 2019 ...
BMW, Daimler teaming up on car sharing tech Fox News
Automakers Daimler and BMW say that trustworthy handling of personal data will be a key competitive advantage in their new joint venture that offers app-based ...
He Reported on Facebook. Now He Approaches It With Caution. The New York Times
Nick Confessore, an investigative reporter who has written about social media and data privacy, has changed his tech habits after what he has learned.
In a Stumble for Apple, a FaceTime Bug Lets iPhone Users Eavesdrop The New York Times
A glitch in the video and audio calling app, which the company says it will fix, can turn the device into one perhaps better suited for espionage.
How to declutter and organise your personal tech in a few simple steps The Indian Express
Tech accessories and digital data may not take up much physical space, but they contribute to frustration and anxiety. Here's how to keep our e-junk at bay, ...
5G will drastically change our work, home lives The Oakland Press
5G: It's one number and one letter that will have a major impact on our lives soon.
How to Save on Your Next Apple Purchase The New York Times
Gadgets like Apple's iPhone have become so powerful and durable that you can wait many years before buying a new one. The bad news is that your next ...
Google’s Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention Financial Post
Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech ...
What I Learned From the Hacker Who Spied on Me The Wall Street Journal
Tech columnist Joanna Stern asked an ethical hacker to get into as many of her webcams as he could. Along the way she identified important tips for keeping ...
When the Tools of the Trade Are the Keyboard and Mouse The New York Times
For Daisuke Wakabayashi, who covers Google, computer accessories are important. Very important.
You give apps sensitive personal information. Then they tell Facebook. Fox News
Millions of smartphone users confess their most intimate secrets to apps, including when they want to work on their belly fat or the price of the house they ...
14-year-old's FaceTime bug discovery could rattle Apple The Oakland Press
At the heart of Apple's shocking FaceTime bug, which allowed just about anyone to turn an iPhone into a live microphone, stands a 14-year-old boy who ...
CA Governor Wants Tech Companies to Pay People for Personal Data Futurism
Californians may soon get a cut of the proceeds when tech giants like Facebook sell their personal data. Governor Gavin Newsom announced his support for ...
Employees want workplace technology to perform similarly to their personal tech FMJ
Over half (52 per cent) of UK employees believe their personal technology feels more modern and is more user friendly than their workplace technology and a ...
Colony unveils plan for high-tech summer youth enrichment program CullmanSense
Colony's week-long Summer Enrichment Program begins on June 3 at the Tom Bevill Library at the Colony Educational Complex. (Tribune file photo) COLONY ...
An Arsenal of Skype, Voice Recorders and FOIAs The New York Times
Emily Bazelon, an investigative reporter at The New York Times Magazine, craves easy-to-use tools, whether for interviews, Freedom of Information Act records ...
Personal Bests Leads Tech on Day 2 – Swimming & Diving — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site
Personal Bests Leads Tech on Day 2 – Swimming & Diving — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site
Yellow Jackets record seven career-best times at the Auburn Invite.
Generation Stressed: What too much screen time does to you 9News.com KUSA
Stop overusing technology - seriously. It's not good for you. Try doing the 'one screen at a time' rule - as well as not constantly having your phone on you.
How to clean up your digital graveyard to protect yourself (and disable FaceTime) 9News.com KUSA
A newly discovered bug on the iPhone will make you want to watch what you say - at least for a little while. As these kinds of privacy issues become more and ...
Google has quietly dropped ban on personally identifiable web tracking The Next Web
This article was originally published by ProPublica on October 21st, 2016. When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder ...
Banking in 2019: Sure, we'd recommend TSB's online, mobe banking say cowed customers The Register
In a baffling turn of events, more than half of IT chaos bank TSB's customers said they would recommend its online and mobile banking services – y'know, the ...
What Is 5G? Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Network The New York Times
The transition to new fifth-generation cellular networks, known as 5G, will affect how you use smartphones and many other devices. Let's talk about the ...
Ouch, Apple! Plenty of iPhones stuck in tech channel. How many? That's a 'wild card' The Register
Never mind the car crash financials that Apple is expected to file tonight, an estimated glut of iPhones taking up warehouse space in the tech channel could point ...
Who will stand up for European democracy? Us! says US software giant Microsoft The Register
American tech giant Microsoft revealed this morning it has detected a wave of attacks against European democratic institutions as miscreants continue malware ...
‘The Effects Cannot Be Overstated’: When Tech Invaded Media The New York Times
Jim Rutenberg reflects on the convergence of technology with media, and how that has changed his consumption habits and coverage. (Warning: iPhone ...
Why Amazon’s New York U-Turn Is Good for America’s Tech Economy The Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com's abandoned plans for a New York City headquarters may have prompted mixed reactions in the Big Apple, but for the rest of the country, it's good ...
The Tech That Was Fixed in 2018 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing The New York Times
From Facebook to creepy online ads, the worst tech of the year made the internet feel like an unsafe place to hang out. Yet there were some products that were ...
Yes, You Can Be an Ethical Tech Consumer. Here’s How. The New York Times
Products that we enjoy continue to create privacy, misinformation and workplace issues. We can do better at getting the industry to do better.
Digital Privacy Is a Big Concern in Europe. For This Reporter, Too. The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Matt Apuzzo, an investigative correspondent in Brussels, discussed ...
Devices That Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (and What’s Overhyped) The New York Times
A.I. that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year's biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there's a reason for ...
Unearthed emails could be smoking gun in epic GDPR battle: Google, adtech giants 'know they break Euro privacy law' - The Register
Unearthed emails could be smoking gun in epic GDPR battle: Google, adtech giants 'know they break Euro privacy law' The Register
Privacy warriors have filed *fresh* evidence in their ongoing battle against real-time web ad exchange systems, which campaigners claim trample over Europe's ...
Ad-tech industry: GDPR complaint is like holding road builders to account for traffic violations - The Register
Ad-tech industry: GDPR complaint is like holding road builders to account for traffic violations The Register
A war of words – in the form of automotive analogies – has erupted between privacy advocates and the Interactive Advertising Bureau over a General Data ...
You Don’t Have to Be a Journalist to Want to Keep Chats Private The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Kate Conger, a technology reporter for The Times in San Francisco, ...
The Most Important Kitchen Tools This Holiday (or Any Season, Really) The New York Times
Tech has brought innovation, convenience and smarts to the kitchen. Here's what Melissa Clark uses and the tools she finds indispensable.
Esports players say 'dream job' is more than fun and games The Oakland Press
Lucas Tao Kilmer Larsen, 21, remembers fantasizing about how awesome his life would be if he could become a professional video game player.
Social Media’s Re-engineering Effect, From Myanmar to Germany The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Max Fisher, a reporter based in London who co-writes The ...
Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You’ll Be Hacked The New York Times
Sheera Frenkel, who writes about cybersecurity for The Times, explains how she safeguards her devices, and why passwords remain a weak link for more ...
Staying Plugged In (for Hundreds of Miles) on the Campaign Trail The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Sydney Ember, a politics reporter for The Times, discussed the tech ...
Apple iPhone XR Review: A Cheaper Phone Suited to Most of Us The New York Times
In an era of skyrocketing smartphone prices, it's a relief that Apple's $750 iPhone is just as powerful and nearly as capable as its $1000 counterparts, our ...
The Sun Sets. The Wind Dies. But Energy Data Is Relentless. The New York Times
Alternative power sources have upended the electric grid. Ivan Penn, who covers the beat, discusses the changes and how he keeps track of them.
Gripe to UK, Ireland, Poland: Ad tech industry inhales, then 'leaks' sensitive info on our health, politics, religion - The Register
Gripe to UK, Ireland, Poland: Ad tech industry inhales, then 'leaks' sensitive info on our health, politics, religion The Register
A series of challenges to the practices used by the likes of Google in online behavioural advertising have been filed in the UK, Ireland and Poland, alleging that ...
The Essentials for Covering Silicon Valley: Burner Phones and Doorbells The New York Times
Reporting on secretive technology companies sometimes means finding people who don't want to be found. Jack Nicas, who covers Apple, relies on some ...
Where's my robot lawn mower? Roomba-maker now has an answer The Oakland Press
This Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 photo shows the underside of an iRobot Terra lawn mower in Bedford, Mass. Building a robot lawn mower seemed the logical ...
Just Embed a Phone Into This Editor’s Mind, Already The New York Times
Choire Sicha, who runs The New York Times's Styles desk, has such a close relationship with his smartphone, he says, it may be time to “punch the circuitry into ...
We Were Promised Mind-Blowing Personal Tech. What’s the Hold-Up? The Wall Street Journal
The next big leap will free us from the computers in our pockets. But according to Joanna Stern, it won't be here anytime soon.
The Benefits (and Limits) of Using Tech to Plan a Wedding The New York Times
Our newly engaged tech columnist tried to use tech to plan his wedding. He was immediately overwhelmed by the complexity of the process.
Quirky but Useful Gifts: Rob Enderle's 2018 Personal Tech Product Guide TechNewsWorld
This is the time of year for a product guide, and this year I thought I'd list my favorite unusual products as gift ideas. I'm a big fan of products most people don't ...
How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever The New York Times
Lost faith in Facebook and Instagram after data leakages, breaches and too much noise? Here's a guide to breaking up with the social network and its ...
When a Tech Reporter Doesn’t Use Much Tech The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? David Streitfeld, a technology reporter in San Francisco, discussed ...
It’s Her Job to Get More People to Act Like You Right Now The New York Times
Millie Tran, the first global growth editor at The Times, discusses how she tries to understand and nurture a worldwide audience. “So many dashboards and data ...
Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Step for Wearable Gadgets The New York Times
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.
High school tech training improves wages, computer literacy The Oakland Press
LANSING >> High school students who train for the tech industry gain improved computer literacy and higher wages, state officials say.
Spotting Disinformation Online Before the Midterm Elections The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Kevin Roose, a technology columnist in New York who has been ...
Ready for Vacation? Here’s the Best Tech for Trip Planning The New York Times
Our personal tech columnist uses a combination of custom maps, spreadsheets and itinerary management apps to promote maximum enjoyment.
How to Sort Through a Cornucopia of Television Shows The New York Times
Our assistant TV editor has a state-of-the-art setup for watching shows and movies. But here's what happens when there can be too much *content* to choose.
When You Track Oreos, Exercise and Everything Else The New York Times
Tim Herrera, editor of The New York Times's Smarter Living section, does not believe the answer to happiness is less technology. Here's why.
I Used Apple’s New Controls to Limit a Teenager’s iPhone Time (and It Worked!) The New York Times
Apple's new parental controls cut a teenager's iPhone use in half. It wasn't as effective on our personal tech columnist.
To Cover China, There’s No Substitute for WeChat The New York Times
Li Yuan conducts much of her work on the WeChat mobile app, including spotting trends — and prodding sources to get back to her.
John Deere, Tide maker head to CES gadget show The Oakland Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The companies founded by blacksmith John Deere and candle-and-soap-making duo Procter & Gamble may not be the hip purveyors of ...
Make Your Friends and Family Less Irksome This Holiday Season The New York Times
Getting a big group together this time of year can be a hassle. So spare everyone the endless phone notifications and email threads and try these methods ...
Are Targeted Ads Stalking You? Here’s How to Make Them Stop The New York Times
Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here's how to banish ...
I Tried to Make My Dog an Instagram Celebrity. I Failed. The New York Times
Becoming an influencer is hard, as our columnist found out when he tried creative photography, consultations and even bots to propel his food-obsessed corgi to ...
You have probably noticed a flood of emails and alerts from companies in the last few weeks informing you about changes to their privacy policies. Don't ignore ...
When Cryptocurrencies Fluctuate, He Uses These Tech Tools to Keep Track The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nathaniel Popper, who covers cryptocurrencies and financial ...
The One Thing A.O. Scott Doesn’t Use to Review Movies (No Spoilers!) The New York Times
Technology has changed the way that movies are made, but not how our chief film critic likes to review them — and he has a low-tech writing method.
So, About That Treadmill Desk in the Newsroom The New York Times
For Nellie Bowles, who writes about tech culture for The Times, the most crucial tech tool for doing work isn't portable. But it keeps her on her toes.
How the 52 Places Traveler Stays Charged While Chronicling the World The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Jada Yuan, who is crisscrossing the globe as The Times's 52 Places ...
Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That. The New York Times
Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security. After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in ...
Covering a White House Where News Is Always Just a Tap Away The New York Times
Katie Rogers's beat is full of real-time digital moments. One tip to keep on top of it: If you call insiders from a blocked number, they'll think you're the White House ...
What’s Hot (and What’s Not) This Black Friday The New York Times
To help shoppers get started, here's a cheat sheet of the products to track, and the ones to ignore.
New iPhones Are Coming. Here’s How to Save on an Upgrade. The New York Times
With Apple expected to introduce pricier and bigger-screen iPhones this week, here are a few tips on how to upgrade your device without breaking the bank.
How the Digital Era Has Changed the Daily Crossword The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Sam Ezersky, the assistant editor of puzzles for The Times, ...
Samsung’s Galaxy Note9: Too Much Phone for Most of Us The New York Times
The new $1000 device is aimed at power users who work, play, consume and create on their phone. For others, there are plenty of cheaper options.
Now He Pulls Data Off the Web. In 1979, It Was Clips From the ‘Morgue.’ The New York Times
Steve Lohr, a veteran New York Times reporter, reflects on how tech-free newsrooms used to be and how the progression to the internet has changed ...
Our Favorite Gadgets: Best Tech Gifts 2018 Wall Street Journal
From a mug that keeps your coffee warm to a tracker that helps you find your lost keys, WSJ Personal Tech columnists Joanna Stern and David Pierce have the ...
An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Whitney Richardson, an events manager for The Times in London, ...
Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Emily Badger, who writes about cities and urban policy for The ...
How to Pack and Prepare Your Smartphone for Traveling This Summer The New York Times
Your smartphone is a helpful travel companion. Before taking it abroad, here's a list of things to pack and do to ensure a problem-free trip.
You Took Lousy iPhone Photos. Here’s How to Make Them Beautiful. The New York Times
Not every shot on your smartphone will be Instagram worthy, but you can often salvage middling snaps with just a few taps. Here are six easy steps.
The iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Big Screens That Are a Delight to Use The New York Times
Apple's new smartphones start at $999 and $1099, but their superb cameras and screens make them worth the high prices, our reviewer writes.
An Old Scam With a New Twist The New York Times
If you have gotten a message from someone who claims to have dirt on you — and shows off, as proof, a password you've previously used — here's what ...
I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes. The New York Times
When I downloaded a copy of my Facebook data last week, I didn't expect to see much. My profile is sparse, I rarely post anything on the site, and I seldom click ...
How to plan your smart home — and weigh privacy risks The Oakland Press
NEW YORK (AP) — You might have heard of lights that turn off with an app or voice command. Or window shades that magically rise every morning.
The Easy (and Free) Way to Make a Budget Spreadsheet The New York Times
With a little time, typing and easy-to-use software, you can quickly see your financial picture much more thoroughly and better plan for the future.
For Android Users, Europe’s Google Ruling Leaves Unanswered Questions The New York Times
You may have heard that the European Union punished Google with a record $5.1 billion fine on Wednesday for abusing its power in the mobile phone market.
Wireless Charging Is Here. So What Is It Good For? The New York Times
The technology, also known as magnetic induction, is a relatively new feature for powering iPhones and popular Android phones. Most people don't use it, but ...
What Improved Tech Means for Electric, Self-Driving and Flying Cars The New York Times
Jack Ewing, who covers autos and economics for The Times, says a “Jetsons”-like future is still far off, even as cars become even more computerized.
Google’s File on Me Was Huge. Here’s Why It Wasn’t as Creepy as My Facebook Data. - The New York Times
Google’s File on Me Was Huge. Here’s Why It Wasn’t as Creepy as My Facebook Data. The New York Times
Google collects far more information about us than Facebook. But the Google data that our tech columnist downloaded on himself contained fewer surprises and ...
In Washington, a Brighter Spotlight on Technology The New York Times
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Cecilia Kang, a technology reporter based in Washington, ...
The Google Pixel 3 Review: Phone’s Smarts Shine Through Its A.I.-Driven Camera The New York Times
Hardware innovations? Nope. Instead, Google is emphasizing software improvements — particularly for images — with its newest Pixel smartphones.
Can a holographic screen help a new phone break out? The Oakland Press
Most leading phones offer the same basics: Big screens, decent battery life and good cameras. So when a newcomer brings something innovative to the party, ...
Hurricanes. Shootings. Fires. Time for an Editor’s Emergency Kit. The New York Times
When news of natural disasters or man-made ones break in the U.S., Julie Bloom taps a variety of tools to communicate with reporters, edit stories and get them ...
Why ‘Fred’ Is the Best Friend of Economics Writers The New York Times
Neil Irwin, who covers economics for The Upshot, often turns to “Fred,” a site full of economic data that is maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
How to Rescue, Repair and Revive Old Family Photos The New York Times
If the march of time is eroding your personal picture archive, give your beloved images new life.
Unknown Tech Brands Aren’t Like Groceries. Don’t Just Grab Them. The New York Times
It's time to stop using technology and the internet as though you were shopping at a supermarket.
An Investigative Arsenal: Power Chargers, Document Analysis Tools and More The New York Times
What's it like to comb through 18000 pages? Eric Lipton, an investigative reporter for The Times, described the tech he uses to help accomplish that task.
An Office Designed for Workers With Autism New York Times
What happens when people who have trouble fitting into a traditional workplace get one designed just for them?
Blood Pressure, Baby’s Pulse, Sperm Potency: Home Health Devices Are Tracking More Than Ever - The Wall Street Journal
Blood Pressure, Baby’s Pulse, Sperm Potency: Home Health Devices Are Tracking More Than Ever The Wall Street Journal
Companies are planning to get personal—very personal—at the 2019 CES technology show this week in Las Vegas. The annual event for showcasing the latest ...
How to Place Home Theater Speakers
You have your television and home theater receiver; you just bought your new speakers and subwoofer and are ready to test things out. It's time to break out the measuring tape because precision is vital to achieving the full potential of your home theater system.
404 Error Pages: What Are They And How Do You Create One?
We've all seen them, you've been browsing a website and you click a link and nothing loads apart from the words '404 Error' along with the usual stuff.So what is a 404 Error page? The 404 Error page, basically informs the user that the server cannot find the file they are looking for.
Dynamite Comes in Small Packages - Tiny Personal Audio MP3 Players Pack Powerful Music Enjoyment
MP3 players are Hot! Playing music has come a long way since the transistor radio, portable tape and CD player days. Most players are no larger than a deck of cards.
Your Affiliate Business - Peripherals, Software, Computers
I have always been interested in computers, but in the beginning, I would not venture any further than to the software end of learning. However, learning only the software side, and knowing nothing about the hardware side, can open you up to some costly times at the shop.
Why Using an Ad Blocker Can be a Bad Idea
Ad Blocking is getting to be a common sport on the internet. Now there are some legitimate uses for an ad blocker.
How I Started Working With 3D Modeling Programs
So I'll start from the very beginning.One day I was surfing in the web and I found one site -- www.
What Does That Error Message Really Mean?
Surf the 'Net for about 10 minutes and chances rate very high that you'll encounter an error of one kind or another.Whether the error message pops up on your own computer or on a website loaded in your browser, knowing what the error means can help you solve the problem much faster and avoid hours of frustration (especially in a situation where nothing you do will solve the problem).
Your first step in removing dangerous infections from your computer should be downloading a free program called Hijack This. Make sure you download the file and extract it to a directory on your hard drive, you can call it HijackThis.
Learning To Navigate Ciscos Online Documentation
When studying for your Cisco CCNA, CCNP, or CCIE exam, you've got a powerful online weapon at your disposal. It's Cisco Connection Documentation, found at www.
Digital Cameras Ratings Abolish Camera Comparison Guesswork
Digital cameras ratings are great tools for deciding which camera best fits your needs and budget. Digital camera reviews are often just the reviewer's opinion.
What are the Main Components of Any Computer, and Which are the Most Critical to Its Performance?
Computers are everywhere, and vary in specification, brands, sizes, shaped, and prices. However, there is one common characteristic among all computer systems.
How to Protect your PC from Spyware in the Cyber Age
Wouldn't you be shocked to find that your personal sensitive information, like files, credit card information, operating system / software and other non-disclosed data to be penetrated by unscrupulous prying eyes? Even worse..
Mail-merging: The Principles
About mail-mergingMail-merging is the process of merging variable data and fixed text.Using mail-merging, you can create individualised letters, envelopes, labels and other documents without having to laboriously create each individual one.
Buying A PC Flat Screen Monitor
For six years, my Samsung PC 13.8 inch SyncMaster conventional monitor has served me well.
Tips For Getting Technical Support Help Online
Sometimes your PC will start acting strange for no apparent reason or a program which you use regularly will all of a sudden stop working as it should. This can be a frustrating experience especially if you have no idea where to go for help.
PDA Bible Free Download
Your Bible At Your FingertipsIt is fairly easy to find a pda Bible free download online. Your pocket pc can become your own private spriritual asset for daily scripture readings and further Bible study.
Font Organizers Review, Part I
Do you know how many fonts are currently installed on your PC? What is the difference between OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1 and Printer fonts? If the answer is 'No', it's time to consider getting a font organizer.TypografThis extremely well-done 32-bit app lets you preview, print, and manage TrueType and Type 1 fonts.
Are You Putting Off Productivity?
I recently took a good look at what was keeping me from accomplishing what I needed to do. After all, I had my goals.
Advantages and Guidelines of Automated Testing
"Automated Testing" is automating the manual testing process currently in use. This requires that a formalized "manual testing process", currently exists in the company or organization.
Is Desktop Search Deserving?
Google, in their march to stay ahead of the pack of competition, has released Google Desktop Search. With Microsoft's MSN in the lead position and nipping at Google's heels, and Google's new shareholders to please, Google has more incentive than ever to deploy technology both better than the other guy's, and sooner.
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