Update Your Logitech Wireless Dongle Right Now


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A few years ago, hackers discovered that they could remotely take control of a PC by exploiting a vulnerability in Logitech wireless dongles. According to The Verge, dongles that Logitech is shipping today are still vulnerable to the same remote access hack—dubbed “MouseJack.”—a list that includes the manufacturer’s…

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How to Enable Notifications for Amazon Prime Day Deals


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Prime Day 2019 is upon us, and Amazon will be offering steep discounts through July 16. Instead of sitting on the Amazon website waiting for the next Lightning Deal, you can enable mobile and desktop notifications for whatever deals you’re interested in. And in some cases, enabling these notifications may even net you…

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Why Some USB-C Headphone Dongles Don’t Work


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Ever since Apple ditched the iPhone’s headphone jack, getting your old headphones to work with newer smartphones has become a messy issue. Plenty of Android models still have 3.5mm audio jacks, but some, like Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10, have followed Apple’s lead and moved to one, single connection option:…

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The Best iOS Walkie Talkie Apps to Use Instead of Apple’s


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Apple has temporarily disabled the Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a bug that could have let others listen in on conversations. While Apple says no incidents of eavesdropping have been reported, the app is disabled until the vulnerability is patched (though it will still remain installed on your…

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View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft’s New Plugin


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Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW images, you can also open them up with Window 10's built-in Photos…

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It’s Time to Try Android Q Beta 5


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If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to what you’ll experience in Android Q’s full public release, as Google…

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Where to Buy the Discontinued 12-Inch MacBook


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Apple made some big changes to its MacBook lineup today—including axing the super-portable 12-inch MacBook, the entry-level MacBook of choice for many. While you can’t buy Apple’s MacBook from its official store anymore, you still have a few options to get your hands on one before they’re gone for good. This also…

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How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar


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While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s latest Canary build. When enabled, users can play, pause, and skip/rewind audio and video content directly from the browser’s toolbar—incredibly convenient for silencing (or…

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How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC


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Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and open your Android device’s screen without having to take your eyes off…

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Use Google Maps To Check Public Transportation Status


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Plenty of us rely on public transportation, but there are times when your local transit system is anything but reliable. Those of us who use it to commute are used to being packed into buses and subway cars, but sometimes there are just too many passengers and you can’t board—or worse, your bus zooms past you because…

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Watch All Your Movies In One Place With ‘Movies Anywhere’


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Despite every digital retailers’ best efforts to be the singular platform of choice, most of us have our media purchases fractured across multiple accounts. Depending on how much you’ve purchased, it can be hard to remember where your individual movies and TV episodes live. “Did I buy John Wick on Amazon Prime, or was…

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Everything You Need to Know About Firefox Preview on Android


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Mozilla is taking another stab at mobile browsing with a new version of Firefox on Android. We’ve been playing around with the recently released early-access public build for this new Firefox, currently known as “Firefox Preview,” and now we’re here to fill you in everything you need to know about it—how fast it is,…

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How to Customize Your Android Device With Magisk and Xposed Framework


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In the Android vs iOS debate, Android often gets major points for its openness and flexibility—there’s plenty the Android platform lets users do that iOS doesn’t, and even the most basic, out-of-the-box Android devices can be tweaked and customized to your liking. Enthusiasts want more than just tweaking system…

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How to Protect Yourself From the New macOS Security Vulnerability


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Mac users take heed: A recently disclosed vulnerability present in the macOS Gatekeeper—otherwise known as the “Cavallarin” exploit—has reportedly been leveraged by adware creators. It’s times like these when we’re reminded of the best advice for keeping your Mac protected from these kinds of issues: When in doubt,…

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