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How To Install Apps In A Sandbox: Keep Your System Safe

Creating a sandbox on your machine can be invaluable if you’re testing something you don’t quite trust. If you’re handed a USB stick you want to have a look at, or downloaded something you think might be suspicious, opening these up in a sandbox is the way to go to ensure your PC is protected. A Sandbox is a virtual environment separate from the rest of your machine where you can install, open and use programs that you don’t entirely…

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How to Get the Best Amazon Warehouse deals

For years Amazon has been selling some of its most popular products for less than their asking price – sometimes way less – and you probably never even realised. Welcome to the wonderful world of Amazon Warehouse, where the corporate giant offloads its (barely) used stock at discount prices. What is Amazon Warehouse? Amazon Warehouse is a sub-site where the company sells on stock that customers have returned for one reason or other, offering it to shoppers at discounted prices.…

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How to fix autocorrect in iOS

You’re tapping along on your iPhone or iPad, and suddenly an ordinary letter or word gets replaced by something bizarre. We’re all used to autocorrect picking up weird expansions, which happens partly because Apple has introduced machine learning into how it predicts what you might intend to type. However, you might also be the victim of a prank, and if you have children or people with child-like humor around you, you probably know who did it, too. A Macworld reader…

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How to Stop Autoplaying Video in Chrome

The latest update to the Google Chrome browser (Chrome 66) mutes autoplaying media on the web, but what about stopping autoplaying video altogether? Fortunately the process is really easy: here’s how to stop autoplaying video, whether you’re using a desktop or mobile browser. Launch Chrome Type chrome://flags/#autoplay-policy into the address bar and hit Enter Click on the drop-down menu next to Autoplay Policy, which should currently show Default Select ‘Document user activation is required’ Click the ‘Relaunch Now’ button at…

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GrayKey: What you need to know about this iPhone hacker and how to protect yourself

Police and other law-enforcement agencies now have inexpensive access to a hacking device that can crack iPhone and iPad passwords in a matter of minutes. First reported in early March by Forbes, GrayKey, from a company called Grayshift, is designed for turn-key cracking of iOS passcodes. In mid-March, Malwarebytes explored the device in greater depth, noting that a four-digit PIN could be cracked in a couple of hours and a six-digit PIN would require as many as a few days.…

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What to do when Image Capture doesn’t see your iPhone and iPad

What to do when Image Capture doesn’t see your iPhone and iPad | Macworld ‘);IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”,”true”);$(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′,scriptTags:[]});IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”);}catch(exception){console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: “+exception);} It’s a quirk in trusting your iOS device, even if it’s been trusted. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Apple “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); Many Mac users rely on the Image Capture app to transfer photos and videos from directly-connected cameras, memory cards, iPhones, and iPads. It’s an…

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How to Hack Wi-Fi Passwords

Chances are you have a Wi-Fi network at home, or live close to one (or more) that tantalizingly pops up in a list whenever you boot up the laptop. The problem is, if there’s a lock next to the network name (AKA the SSID, or service set identifier), that indicates security is activated. Without the password or passphrase, you’re not going to get access to that network, or the sweet, sweet internet that goes with it. Perhaps you forgot the…

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How to Set Up a PayPal Business Account

A PayPal business account offers more features than a personal account if you plan to sell items online. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Do you want to sell items online and accept payment through PayPal? One option is to set up a PayPal Business account. For many years, PayPal was synonymous with eBay, but the two companies have been separate companies since 2015, and eBay is…

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How to Avoid Minecraft Virus: Malware Disguises Itself as Skins

An Avast report claims that almost 50,000 computers have been infected by malware in the past 30 days via infected Minecraft skins. The malware is said to package itself as an unsuspecting PNG file, ready for fans of the game to download from the official Minecraft domain. It’s not to be trifled with either, as the malware can cause serious damage to your PC, wiping your hard drive and destroying backups. Don’t panic, though; here, we explain what the Minecraft…

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How to reset your Mac’s NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

If your Mac is acting up and you can’t figure out why, you might try resetting the NVRAM or the SMC. I’ll show you how. MAIN BODY: Modern Macs have a bit of NVRAM–the NV stands for “non-volatile”–and it stores information like your selected startup disk, speaker volume, screen resolution, and time zone. If you’re having startup problems, you might try resetting it. Here’s what you do. First, shut down your Mac. Then, turn it on and immediately press and…

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