Five reasons to buy a Windows laptop instead of a MacBook. Wi-fi 7 deep-dive. Intel's "Downfall." Asus Zenbook 15 OLED (2023) review. TunnelBear VPN review. 10 tips to make Google Chrome more secure.
Intel ‘Downfall’: Severe flaw in billions of CPUs leaks passwords and much more • There is a serious security flaw in billions of Intel CPUs that can allow attackers to steal confidential data like passwords and encryption keys.
Oops! Microsoft accidentally leaks tool that unlocks secret Windows 11 features • Links to the StagingTool.exe file were quickly removed, but it’s making its way around power user forums now.
Smart Answers: GenAI tool makes it easier to find the info you need on PCWorld • Smart Answers puts you in the driving seat for content discovery.
Microsoft 365 makeover: Office docs are getting new default look • Significant changes are coming to your Office documents with Microsoft 365’s new default theme.
Google now alerts you if your contact info appears online • Better decades late than never.
Norton’s free AI-powered Genie tool helps you spot online scams • Not sure if the message, email, link or social media post you’ve received is a scam? The AI-powered Norton Genie is designed to help.
Microsoft begins pulling the plug on Cortana • Cortana probably won’t live for much longer.
Woohoo! You can get a Raspberry Pi again • Availability hasn’t completely recovered, but it’s looking much better already.
Asus Zenbook 15 OLED (2023): Gorgeous, light, and packed with ports • There’s a lot to like about this thin and light laptop.
KeePassXC: The friendlier free offline password manager • It’s a heck of a lot easier to jump into than the official KeePass app.
Asus Chromebook CM34 Flip: 19 hours of battery life for $499 • It just keeps going and going.
TunnelBear VPN: It’s just right for beginners • Come for the bear puns, stay for the security.
Contour SliderMouse Pro: This mouse saves your hands • Unusual ergonomic mouse is here to save your hands.
Best monitor arms 2023: The ultimate in flexibility • Free up valuable desk space.
5 COMPELLING REASONS TO BUY A WINDOWS LAPTOP INSTEAD OF A MACBOOK • MACBOOKS ARE POWERFUL AND CHIC. THAT’S ALSO TRUE OF MANY WINDOWS NOTEBOOKS—AND THEY HAVE OTHER ADVANTAGES THAT MACBOOKS CAN’T COUNTER.
WI-FI 7 A DEEP DIVE INTO THE BLISTERING NEW WIRELESS STANDARD • WI-FI 7 IS NOW BEING LAUNCHED, AND THE NEW WI-FI STANDARD IMPROVES THE SPEED AND STABILITY OF RADIO TRANSMISSION WITH NUMEROUS INNOVATIONS.
10 essential tips to make Google Chrome more secure • Are you aware of your browser’s security settings? Here are the most important Chrome tips to help you surf more safely.
Windows 11: How to improve your security and privacy • We show you how Windows 11 keeps you safe and how to maximize your privacy.
5 tips to make Gmail more secure • Our email services are full of personal information and it’s important to protect it. Here are tips to make your email more secure.
Amazon scams: How to spot fake order confirmations • Criminals are trying to steal the personal information of Amazon customers with fake order confirmations. Here’s how you can see through the scam.
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