Desktop

Get expert advice for both Windows PCs and Mac. Protect your devices from viruses and other online threats, secure your private data, and boost performance.

IoT

Is Alexa Always Listening To Us?

Kind of. Sort of. Maybe sometimes. Ok, dangit, she’s always paying attention to what you say, and it’s privacy issues ...

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Kind of. Sort of. Maybe sometimes. Ok, dangit, she’s always paying ...

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Privacy Tips

What Does Google Do With My Data... and Should I Be Worried?

You may think of Google as simply a search engine, but data ...

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You may think of Google as simply a search engine, but data mining is ...

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Hardware

How to Stress Test Your CPU

Whether you’ve just built or bought a brand-new PC, or you’ve got an older computer, you need to stress test your CPU ...

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Whether you’ve just built or bought a brand-new PC, or you’ve got an older ...

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Privacy Tips

Data Brokers: Who They Are and How They Work

Your personal data is valuable, vulnerable, and worth a ...

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Your personal data is valuable, vulnerable, and worth a whole lot of money ...

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Cleaning

How to Fix 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10

We’ve all been there: Out of nowhere, it takes ages to load programs, websites, and files in Windows 10. Your PC’s disk ...

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We’ve all been there: Out of nowhere, it takes ages to load programs, ...

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IP Address

What Is an IP Address?

IP addresses are the unsung heroes of the internet. They’re your connection to the world wide web and the internet, and ...

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IP addresses are the unsung heroes of the internet. They’re your ...

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Threats

Identity Theft: What It Is & How It Works

Every year, millions of people fall victim to personal identity theft. But what is identity theft? How does it happen, ...

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Every year, millions of people fall victim to personal identity theft. But ...

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Viruses

What Is a Miner Virus and How Can You Remove It?

Cryptocurrency has arrived, and with it a new form of ...

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Cryptocurrency has arrived, and with it a new form of cybercrime: ...

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Viruses

A Brief History of Computer Viruses

The story of malware and the people behind it is a long and detailed one, but an important tale as well: as they say, ...

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The story of malware and the people behind it is a long and detailed one, ...

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Hackers

Hacking: What’s It All About?

Hackers. Hacking. The words get thrown around more than a frisbee at a summer barbeque, but what do they really mean? ...

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Hackers. Hacking. The words get thrown around more than a frisbee at a ...

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