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Windows 11 has a new way to protect you from your own bad judgement

9 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Microsoft has added a new feature to its Windows 11 operating system to help shield users against phishing and malware attacks. Smart App Control, a Windows 11 feature that protects against malicious or untrusted apps, now also blocks a number of new file types when they're downloaded from the internet. Specifically, the service now blocks file types adopted recently by cybercriminals after Microsoft took steps to disable macros in downloaded Office documents. The list includes .lnk, .iso, .img, .vhd, .vhdx, .appref-ms, .bat, .cmd, .chm, .cpl, .js, .jse, .msc, .msp, .reg, .vbe, .vbs, and...
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Your Windows 11 laptop may be about to get faster - but don't celebrate just yet

Your Windows 11 laptop may be about to get faster - but don't celebrate just yet

9 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Good news! A new Windows 11 update could be about to speed up your laptop or PC. Bad news! It's actually fixing an issue that had been slowing down your device. Windows 11 22H2 is the first major update for the operating system, and it's due to arrive later this year with plenty of new features, as well as bug fixes. One of those fixes, as Windows Latest reports , is a long-running problem with the Shell Infrastructure Host, which handles the Start menu, taskbar and other important components of Windows. The sihost.exe process would cause processor use to spike on some PCs without any...
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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 adds new Game Pass Widget

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 adds new Game Pass Widget

9 days ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Microsoft has today rolled out its latest Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25174 to the Dev Channel enabling developers and those interested a preview at what you can expect to be coming to the Windows operating system in the near future. The latest release includes the introduction of the new Game Pass Widget together with...
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Warning from China's largest foundry: consumer demand for smartphones is...

Warning from China's largest foundry: consumer demand for smartphones is softening

China's largest foundry is warning about slowing demand for chips as consumer electronics sales soften; TSMC had a similar comment last month. Read more ...

Elden Ring: Where to Find the Dragonscale Blade Location

Elden Ring: Where to Find the Dragonscale Blade Location

The Dragonscale Blade is one of the more unique katanas in Elden Ring. It's one of the game's only sources of cold lightning. Unfortunately, actually acquiring the weapon is... Read more ...

Elden Ring: How to Get to the Lake of Rot

Elden Ring: How to Get to the Lake of Rot

The Lake of Rot is a horrible place, and you'll never want to return once you've been there. Thankfully, you only need to visit the wretched lake once, unless you leave some... Read more ...

Two Point Campus: How to Upgrade Courses with Course Points

Two Point Campus: How to Upgrade Courses with Course Points

Two Point Campus gives you a ton of different wacky options for curricula, from potions and wizarding to archaeology, cooking, and even clowning. Running these courses is the... Read more ...

Target might sell you a $270 Pixel 6 Pro; it already has for some

Target might sell you a $270 Pixel 6 Pro; it already has for some

Until the fall , the Pixel 6 Pro is still Google's flagship phone, but Target looks to already be aggressively discounting the device to $270, if you're lucky. more... Read more ...

Microsoft Office for iPad to Support Apple Pencil's Handwriting-to-Text Feature

Microsoft Office for iPad to Support Apple Pencil's Handwriting-to-Text Feature

Microsoft this week released a new beta version of its Office app for iPad with support for the Apple Pencil's handwriting-to-text feature Scribble. The feature allows you to... Read more ...

These are the most searched iPhone problems in the world

These are the most searched iPhone problems in the world

Apple's iPhone is consistently one of the most popular mobile devices on Earth. One recent report claims that Apple will order at least 90 million iPhone 14 units this fall... Read more ...

Apple releases video answering questions about switching to iPhone from Android

Apple releases video answering questions about switching to iPhone from Android

With the iPhone 14 series just about six weeks away from being unveiled, Apple has released a video explaining how easy it is for Android users to switch. Read more ...

Why the cellphone camera has become the latest tool for thieves

Why the cellphone camera has become the latest tool for thieves

A cellphone camera has become the latest tool used by thieves looking for valuable items that they can steal from a car and quickly convert to cash. Read more ...

TGP 569 How to connect remotely to your computer

Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show 569 hosted by Don Baine. Chrome Remote Desktop. The easy way to remotely connect with your home or work computer, or share your screen with... Read more ...