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21:38 2019-09-18

How to join an existing Slack workspace (or create one of your own) If you haven't already jumped on the Slack bandwagon, prepare yourself, as it is showing no signs of slowing down. Find out how to join a Slack works...
01:56 2019-09-18

Software development tops list of most in-demand tech skills In the past year, an astounding 588,504 technology job descriptions included "knowledge of software development principles" according to RS Component...
18:42 2019-09-16

Mobility as a Service could convert car drivers to bus riders A study of 21,000 consumers shows MaaS could change commuting habits and reduce congestion. People need options beyond Uber to get where they're goin...
10:00 2019-09-06

How to use Excel's border options by creating a simple floor plan Applying borders to your sheets will make them more readable and easier to use. Learn how to use borders efficiently by creating a simple floor plan....
10:00 2019-09-06

A tale of two PowerShells: Which is the right version for you? Microsoft's PowerShell has been made open source with added Linux and macOS support for managing multiple operating system environments from one inte...
23:14 2019-09-04

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing...
21:14 2019-09-04

How to turn on automatic Registry File backup in Windows 10 The April 2018 Windows 10 Update turned off the automatic backup process for the Windows 10 Registry File, leaving normal PC users more vulnerable th...
19:42 2019-08-30

LazyDocker is a user-friendly terminal GUI for Docker When you need to manage your Docker containers, but don't have a fancy web-based GUI to use, where do you turn? A terminal GUI built for efficient co...
02:28 2019-08-30

VMware's Pivotal purchase looks toward a containerized, not virtualized, future VMware is reabsorbing Pivotal after seven years apart, though customers looking for a radical change as a result will need to contain their excitemen...
02:28 2019-08-30

TypeScript's 3.6 release is out: New features for Microsoft's JavaScript programming language spin-off TypeScript 3.6 introduces a range of usability improvements, which should make it easier for developers to spot errors and give them greater control....
16:28 2019-08-29

LazyDocker is a user-riendly terminal GUI for Docker When you need to manage your Docker containers, but don't have a fancy web-based GUI to use, where do you turn? A terminal GUI built for efficient co...
06:00 2019-08-29

Android 10: Cheat sheet Android 10's features will transform some phones into more user-friendly, customizable, and secure environments. Here's what developers, businesses, ...
00:56 2019-08-23

How to back up files on exit from Windows 10 automatically with a batch file With a carefully crafted batch file, it is possible to create a series of commands that will back up data to a chosen location and then shut down you...
00:56 2019-08-23

How to avoid getting sued in your Oracle-to-the-cloud migration Oracle's reputation for aggressive use of audits to push customers to their own cloud services makes the prospect of an Oracle-to-AWS migration look ...
22:56 2019-08-19

How to use Robocopy to back up all your data in Windows 10: Commands and examples If you're looking for a little extra peace of mind, double down on your data backups. This simple Robocopy script leverages a few useful switches to ...
12:42 2019-08-17

How to configure WMI filters for Group Policy to better manage your Windows clients Using the Windows Management Infrastructure framework, Windows admins can create filters that apply GPOs in creative ways to provide more granularity...
12:42 2019-08-17

How to use Gradebook to enhance Google Classroom Learn how using Gradebook can give teachers a smooth workflow to track learning progress at schools and can also be helpful for businesses that use G...
19:14 2019-08-14

Modern OS/2 distribution ArcaOS adds support for booting via UEFI ArcaOS, an updated version of IBM OS/2, is adding experimental support for booting via UEFI as Intel is phasing out the legacy BIOS interface in 2020...
07:14 2019-08-14

How to use your Apple Watch to get directions Getting directions and navigating around a new area can be daunting, but the Apple Watch makes it easier and safer. Learn how to get directions on yo...
20:56 2019-08-12

How to automatically deny UAC elevation requests in Windows 10 To install an app in Windows 10, standard level users are prompted for elevated credentials. With a few tweaks, you can change that behavior to deny ...
23:14 2019-08-09

Why Canonical views the Snap ecosystem as a compelling distribution-agnostic solution Canonical's Martin Wimpress addresses Snaps, Flatpak, and other competing standards, and community unease around Canonical's control of the Snap stor...
02:00 2019-08-07

It's 2019, and one third of businesses still have active Windows XP deployments As end of support for the still-popular Windows 7 draws near, risks of unpatched operating systems are likely to be a significant security concern in...
22:56 2019-07-31

Photos: 20 best resources for learning how to code Developers don't necessarily need a four-year degree to get into coding. Here are 20 tools to help you learn, exercise, and polish your coding skills...
22:56 2019-07-31

How to hide columns or rows in Google Sheets Learn how to hide columns or rows to reduce data entry errors, narrow focus, more easily compare data, or insert more columns or rows to increase the...
22:56 2019-07-31

Mobile Security Review 2019 AV-Comparatives’ latest Mobile Security Report 2019 is now available! 11 security products for Android have been thoroughly tested and reviewed! http...
21:56 2019-07-31

How to disable the blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen The blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen is new with version 1903, and it may not appeal to all users. There are three ways to disable this def...
01:28 2019-07-24

How to use Windows 10 Task Scheduler to run Office 365 tasks If the boss wants a report every day at the same time, don't worry about vacations, sick days, emergencies, or even forgetfulness, you should use Win...
01:28 2019-07-24

Office Q&A: How to remove page numbers from a table of contents in a Word document You can use built-in options to build a simple table of contents, but quite often, you'll need to change the underlying field code to get the results...
00:56 2019-07-20

How to use built-in design settings to quickly format an Office document You can spend a long time formatting a Word or Excel document to get just the look you want, or you can create a custom style set and click an option...
00:56 2019-07-20

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windo...
05:14 2019-07-18

Huawei registers Harmony trademark in Europe for "Plan B" OS Despite pressure from the US government appearing to ease in rhetoric if not impact, Huawei is pushing forward with plans on the Android alternative....
21:28 2019-07-15

Business Security Test March-June 2019 The first half-year report of our 2019 Enterprise main-test series containing a Real-World Protection, Malware Protection and Performance Test has be...
19:56 2019-07-13

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, acc...
13:42 2019-07-12

Ubuntu: What does the future look like post-Unity? The modern Linux desktop is one where "everything just works," and "you're able to use the applications that you've come to rely on in your day-to-da...
13:42 2019-07-10

Parental Control Certification Test 2019 AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic web...
12:14 2019-07-10

How to securely and completely delete files in Windows 10 without third-party software Deleting files in Windows 10 does not really delete the file. Security best practice requires deleted files to be completely overwritten more than on...
22:28 2019-07-09

How to create a USB installer for deploying macOS Catalina Deploying a fresh copy of macOS to Apple computers couldn't be easier with this three-step process that uses a USB flash drive to fully install macOS...
20:28 2019-07-08

Will your Mac upgrade to macOS Catalina? Apple plans to release macOS Catalina in the fall. Find out if your Mac is on the list of devices that fully support the new OS, or if you need to up...
00:56 2019-07-04

Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2019 Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2019 test Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection certification test...
19:42 2019-06-28

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: How to enable dark mode in any Windows app With Windows 10 Version 1903, users can enable dark mode for individual apps. Under certain conditions, dark mode will be the preferred configuration...
20:14 2019-06-27

How to use Wget to download web-based packages on Windows The popular Linux utility supports a myriad of common web protocols, making non-interactive downloads a breeze when called as background processes or...
20:14 2019-06-27

5 questions software engineers should ask in an interview While interviewers ask the majority of the questions in an interview, candidates are usually given the opportunity to make inquiries as well. Here's ...
20:14 2019-06-27

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutio...
18:42 2019-06-27

How to share files with another Mac using macOS Bluetooth File Exchange When you need to send a file to another Mac user, there are multiple options. Follow these steps to accomplish the task using macOS' integrated Bluet...
00:42 2019-06-22

How to prevent Windows 10 activation trouble when upgrading computer hardware Simple preemptive troubleshooting conducted before a major hardware upgrade could reduce the frustration of the Windows 10 deactivation and reactivat...
01:14 2019-06-19

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-pro...
16:01 2019-06-17

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the ...
21:14 2019-06-14

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build ...
21:14 2019-06-14

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft...
16:14 2019-06-14

How to install AWStats on Ubuntu Server 18.04 Stats are important--especially to the number-crunchers who dictate your IT budget. AWStats will help you know the stats associated with your website...
18:14 2019-06-13

How to use Windows 10's Windows Sandbox to test software Learn how to leverage the built-in Windows Sandbox feature in Windows 10 to emulate a virtual desktop. This will come in handy when you're testing so...
18:14 2019-06-13

How to disable the Windows 10 Timeline feature Admins and users can turn off Windows 10 Timeline through basic settings, but to truly disable the feature you must use the Group Policy Editor or tw...
20:42 2019-06-10

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild ca...
20:42 2019-06-10

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsof...
02:56 2019-06-05

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the ...
20:56 2019-06-04

Apple macOS Catalina: A cheat sheet Apple's latest entry to its operating system line is macOS Catalina. Read about the features, applications, and security updates that come with macOS...
13:42 2019-06-04

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic's Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple's 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain appl...
00:14 2019-06-04

Why a "closed" open source project may be just what a community needs Open source projects like Go get flak for being closed to outside contributors, but this may have less to do with Google and more to do with best pra...
23:42 2019-05-31

Vulnerabilities in industrial control systems surface lack of basic security hygiene Standard security practices among IT companies do not necessarily carry over to the IT departments of other firms, leading to products sold without b...
05:42 2019-05-31

How to modify systemd-boot on Linux Do you have multiple kernels on your Linux server, but aren't prompted to select which you want to run? The fix for that might lie in systemd-boot co...
04:42 2019-05-30

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications...
13:42 2019-05-28

How to use the Apple Support app to resolve technical problems If there's a tech issue or glitch with your Apple product, you can use the Apple Support app to find troubleshooting tips and chat with a representat...
01:00 2019-05-25

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and M...
15:28 2019-05-24

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future heada...
20:56 2019-05-22

Windows 10: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details including features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-s...
19:42 2019-05-21

AV-Comparatives’ Awards Ceremony for 2018 AV-Comparatives’ security conference and Awards Ceremony for 2018 was held on 4th and 5th of February 2019 in Innsbruck. 36 security specialists from...
19:14 2019-05-21

AV-Comparatives Security Survey 2019 published Every year AV-Comparatives conducts a security survey asking users their opinion and preference on security products. In our global survey we ask use...
19:14 2019-05-21

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Ou...
19:14 2019-05-21

Upcoming AV-Comparatives’ Certification Tests 2019 As in previous summers, we will be running certification tests for the following products: Anti-malware programs for macOS Anti-malware apps for Andr...
19:14 2019-05-21

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A ...
19:14 2019-05-21

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be publi...
19:14 2019-05-21

ISO 9001:2015 certified We are happy to announce that AV-Comparatives has been recertified as an ISO 9001:2015 testing lab. TÜV Austria have renewed the certificate for our ...
19:14 2019-05-21

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were te...
19:14 2019-05-21

Business Test Factsheet March-April 2019 We released the March-April factsheet of the Business main-test series. You can find the factsheet here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/testmethod/b...
19:14 2019-05-21

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actuall...
19:14 2019-05-21

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallou...
16:42 2019-05-21

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across ...
16:42 2019-05-21

Photos: Atari, Unix, ENIAC, and more from Vintage Computer Festival East 2019 Unix co-inventor Ken Thompson and Atari hardware engineer Joe Decuir were the keynote speakers at the Vintage Computer Festival East 2019. See photos...
16:42 2019-05-21