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News Bytes – December

Voice Control in MapsGoogle has just added increased functionality to the Maps app, so that now users can control their phone calls, text, and music options with their voice whilst still keeping their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. Google Assistant will give you an audible alert of incoming calls, telling you …

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Question of the Month – November

Question: How can I transfer text messages from Android to iPhone? Answer:Many people might be put off switching phone platforms because it can be hugely inconvenient to lose all your text messages when making the switch. Below we detail three workarounds that can ease the transition between Android and iPhone. 1: Probably the simplest way …

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News Bytes – October

LokiBot DangerLokiBot is an open-source instrument for installing malware, stealing passwords, and cryptocurrency wallets, easily available on the darker corners of the Internet. The Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert stating that the use of this particular malicious software is on the rise the software establishes itself on victims’ computers via email attachments, …

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News Bytes – May

Get more in your Google chatAt a time when many of us are WFH, being educated, or just staying in touch with family and friends via video chat due to the global pandemic, Google has announced a timely upgrade to their video chat application. Google Meet can now support up to 16 people on the …

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Question of the Month – May

Question: Is there a way to password protect folders in Windows 10? Answer: Basically, the answer to this question is no, unless you are using a really old version of Windows. Oddly, Microsoft has taken away the ability to password protect folders in the newer versions of Windows, even though it can be a very …

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Question of the Month – August

Question: How Can I Download Facebook Videos? Answer: If you’re looking to download a Facebook video here’s the good news: Downloading Facebook videos is not actually that difficult… and you won’t need any expensive software! All it takes is a couple of simple apps or an easy-to-use Chrome extension and you’re all good to go. …

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News Bytes – August

Equifax Fined $575M for Data Breach Equifax has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission and additional federal and state regulators on the penalties that will be leveraged in the aftermath of the 2017 major information breach. The deal, which comes two years after Equifax leaked sensitive customer information, will see the company pay …

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Question of the Month – June

Question: What’s the Danger with Encrypted Malware Files? Answer: After ransomware attacks, some computer users may be keeping encrypted malware files on their systems. Certain bugs were used to attack hard drives and encrypt photographs and documents, demanding a ransom to unlock the encrypted files. Users have sometimes refused to pay the ransom (quite rightly, …

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