Windows

What to know before you accept that cookie

2 days ago   |   By Windows

The “accept cookies” pop-up is a familiar sight as we browse the internet. How do you know which are safe? And are they even necessary?
The Windows Resource Center has broken cookies down into their main ingredients so you can make the best call. A new blog posts summarizes why cookies can be a good thing, helping your favorite websites get to know you so they can offer what you want and make browsing and shopping experiences smooth. It also shows how cookies can be bad, and points you to tools to help keep your private information private as you navigate sites that use cookies.
Head on...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Windows      Internet      Shopping      Tools      Tool      Security  


Apple Music showcasing session musicians and songwriters in ‘Behind the...

Apple Music showcasing session musicians and songwriters in ‘Behind the Songs' collection

Apple Music is showing off its love for the industry in a new collection called Behind the Songs. Here, Apple Music members can discover music with an emphasis on songwriters... Read more ...

Android & Google TV Pick Up Competing Amazon Music Service

Android & Google TV Pick Up Competing Amazon Music Service

Amazon and Google's long-running app market feud and competition have kept either company's apps off of the others' devices. Now, that appears to be changing with the addition... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 113: Android 12 so far

Alphabet Scoop 113: Android 12 so far

This week 9to5Google's Abner Li, Ben Schoon, and Kyle Bradshaw discuss the changes seen in the developer preview of Android 12. Changes to notifications, what new settings... Read more ...

A 3rd shot? A new booster? Vaccine makers race to trials to beat variants

A 3rd shot? A new booster? Vaccine makers race to trials to beat variants

Enlarge / COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Madrid on Feb. 26, 2021. With worrisome coronavirus variants seemingly emerging and spreading everywhere, lead vaccine... Read more ...

Texas couple's $9,546 power bill spurs class-action lawsuit against Griddy

Texas couple's $9,546 power bill spurs class-action lawsuit against Griddy

Enlarge / The US and Texas flags fly in front of high-voltage transmission towers on February 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. A Texas woman who was charged $9,546 for power this... Read more ...

Apple Says iOS 14 Now Installed on 86% of iPhones Introduced in Last Four Years

Apple Says iOS 14 Now Installed on 86% of iPhones Introduced in Last Four Years

Apple this week provided updated iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 adoption numbers , indicating that iOS 14 is installed on 80% of all active iPhones and on 86% of iPhones introduced in... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 adds a handful of new features w/ One UI 3.1

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 adds a handful of new features w/ One UI 3.1

Samsung's work towards improving foldables is mainly in hardware right now, but over the past year, the company has also debuted a bunch of new software features. With One UI... Read more ...

The best feature of Google TV? You can turn it off for a “dumb TV” mode

The best feature of Google TV? You can turn it off for a “dumb TV” mode

Google TV setup will show you this menu in the future. Here, the Google TV option enables apps, the Google Assistant, and recommendations. [credit: 9to5Google ] The new Google... Read more ...

Bill Gates explains why he still prefers Android over iPhone during...

Bill Gates explains why he still prefers Android over iPhone during interview on Clubhouse

During a recent interview on the invite-only audio conversation app Clubhouse, Bill Gates revealed why he still prefers to use an Android phone over the iPhone. What it boils... Read more ...

Pokemon Gen IV Remakes Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Are Coming

Pokemon Gen IV Remakes Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Are Coming

The Pokemon Company announced Gen IV remakes Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl during the Pokemon 25th anniversary Pokemon Presents stream. Both games will release... Read more ...