Technology

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AT&T Hit With Dozens of Class-Action Lawsuits Following Data Breach
AT&T also appears to revise its estimate of affected users from 73 million to 51 million.
Michael Kan
pcmag.com
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7 settings every PC gamer should tweak immediately
In this article, we show you how you can optimize your PC`s gaming performance using Windows and UEFI settings -- and introduce you to useful software that every gamer should have.
Kelvin Köpke
pcworld.com
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NASA Warns Against Taking Eclipse Photos With Your Smartphone
You can do it, but you`ll need to take a few precautions.
Emily Price
pcmag.com
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10 Windows features that will disappear soon
Bye bye bye.
Thomas Joos
pcworld.com
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Happy 20th birthday Gmail, you`re mostly grown up – now fix the spam
Senders of more than 5K messages a day are in the crosshairs
Brandon Vigliarolo
theregister
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Microsoft PowerToys: 23 Ways to Enhance Windows For Free
Need to rename multiple files at once, find your mouse cursor, or quickly mute your audio during a virtual meeting? Microsoft’s free PowerToys utility will give your operating system a boost.
Lance Whitney
pcmag.com
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10 cloud development gotchas to watch out for
Cloud-based development has many advantages but some big downsides, too. Here are 10 reasons to think twice before developing, testing, or deploying your apps in the cloud.
Bob Violino
infoworld.com
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The 11 Most Overrated (and Underrated) Laptop Features
Laptop makers aren`t shy about touting fabulous enhancements. It`s hard to impress PCMag`s longest-serving laptop analyst, but he`s full of advice around what`s essential—and what`s just hype.
Eric Grevstad
pcmag.com
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Elon Musk: Neuralink`s Next Implant Will Focus on Curing Blindness
The Blindsight implant is `already working in monkeys,` Musk says.
Michael Kan
pcmag.com
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First Human to Receive Neuralink Implant Says It Lets Him Play Civilization VI
29-year-old Nolan Arbaugh, a quadriplegic, says the brain implant has allowed him to play chess and Civilization on his PC using his mind. `I’m so freaking lucky to be a part of this,` he says.
Michael Kan
pcmag.com
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The Best Password Managers for 2024
Stop splashing your kid`s birthday and your pets` names across the web.
Kim Key
pcmag.com
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10 neat tricks for Visual Studio Code
From simple shortcuts to expert-level configuration changes, here are 10 ways to get the most from Microsoft’s open source programming editor.
Serdar Yegulalp
infoworld.com
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27 Windows 11 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know
Customize your Windows experience, learn about the best new features, and squeeze the most out of your desktop OS with these tips.
Jason Cohen & Michael Muchmore
pcmag.com
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Open source is not insecure
Open source doesn’t have a security problem. It has a distribution problem.
Dan Lorenc
infoworld.com
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How AI has already changed coding forever
AI coding tools such as Amazon CodeWhisperer and GitHub Copilot boost the productivity of pro and novice developers alike. They’re only the beginning.
Matt Asay
pcmag.com
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Watch This Humanoid Robot Talk and Complete Tasks Thanks to OpenAI Tech
The startup Figure shows off how its partnership with OpenAI promises to make the company`s humanoid robots capable of having full conversations with people.
Michael Kan
pcmag.com
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Our Top 100 Budget Buys: Affordable, Tested Tech That`s Actually Worth It
Our experts review more than 1,500 technology products each year. Our mega-guide, updated monthly, scopes out the very best cost-conscious products across 15 key categories.
PCMag Staff
pcmag.com
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Roku Bricking TVs Unless Users Accept `Dispute Resolution Terms`
People can`t use their TVs unless they agree to the terms, and opting out requires customers to send a letter to Roku`s offices with a purchase receipt attached.
Michael Kan
pcmag.com
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Why we need both cloud engineers and cloud architects
Let’s clear up the confusion around the semantics of these critical roles. They offer a combo of strategic vision and on-the-ground development skills.
David Linthicum
infoworld.com
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Researchers reveal DVD-like disc that stores up to 200 terabytes
Researchers from China have succeeded in developing a new type of disc with a storage capacity of 200 terabytes, the size of a DVD.
René Resch
pcworld.com