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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus Star Wars Special Edition hands-on: in pictures

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Fri, 12/20/2019 - 17:00
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus is one of the best smartphones available today. With the release of the new Star Wars Rise of Skywalker movie, Samsung released a themed device with hardware and software elements depicting Kylo Ren in various ways.

Most useful gadgets of 2019

zdnet news - Fri, 12/20/2019 - 10:00
Usually these end of year gadget listings are dominated by expensive items such as smartphones and monster desktop PCs. This listing is different.

iPhone tip: Turn off this iOS setting when you are in a hurry

zdnet news - Wed, 12/18/2019 - 12:24
Things in life usually boil down to a compromise. In this case, do you want the fastest battery charge possible, or do you want your battery to last the longest?

More than 38,000 people will stand in line this week to get a new password

zdnet news - Wed, 12/18/2019 - 10:45
Yep, you read that right! A queue to pick up passwords. Now, you've seen it all!

Microsoft gets ready to roll out the new Edge to Windows 10 via Windows Update

zdnet news - Tue, 12/17/2019 - 01:03
Beginning January 15, 2020, Microsoft will be delivering its new Chromium-based Edge browser automatically to Windows 10 users via Windows Update, unless its Edge Blocker Toolkit is applied.

So you want to keep running Windows 7? Good luck with that, small businesses

zdnet news - Mon, 12/16/2019 - 20:29
The end of Windows 7 support is weeks away. Microsoft says small businesses can pay for extended security updates just like their enterprise cousins. But my experience says they don't really want your money.

A Verizon salesman says he's had enough of selling iPhones and Samsungs

zdnet news - Sun, 12/15/2019 - 18:00
Once upon a time, working in a phone store was relatively lucrative. No more. That's why this Verizon salesman just quit.

5 gadgets you shouldn’t waste your money on

zdnet news - Sat, 12/14/2019 - 15:04
At the end of the day it’s your money, but I suggest that you avoid buying these gadgets, either for yourself or as gifts.

VISA warns of POS malware incidents at gas pumps across North America

zdnet news - Sat, 12/14/2019 - 13:00
VISA says it's aware of POS malware being deployed on the networks of five North American fuel dispenser merchants.

Best 5G smartphones available now from US carriers

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 23:11
Despite my skepticism, US wireless carriers were able to launch 5G networks in 2019 in three flavors. There are several phones available so you can take advantage of the coverage and speeds of 5G right now.

Swappa launches phone plan comparison service covering major carriers and MVNOs

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 21:57
The US wireless market has expanded far beyond just the four major wireless carriers with Mobile Virtual Network Operators offering unique plans. Even the major four carriers have plan options that can be confusing at time. Swappa created a new service to help you find the best plan for your needs.

iOS 13.3: Will you regret installing it?

zdnet news - Fri, 12/13/2019 - 13:51
iOS 13 had a rocky start, comedically going from one stumble to another. But does iOS 13.3 -- likely Apple's last release for 2019 -- finally redeem itself?

Russian police raid NGINX Moscow office

zdnet news - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 21:50
Russian search engine Rambler.ru claims full ownership of NGINX code.

The 10 best smartphones of 2019: 5G powers the top contender

zdnet news - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 18:58
We didn't expect much right at the end of the year, but with last week's network rollout we had to give a capable 5G smartphone the top spot. Stay tuned for many more 5G-capable phones in 2020 with a shakeup of this list in January or February.

Microsoft details the most clever phishing techniques it saw in 2019

zdnet news - Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:39
This year's most clever phishing tricks include hijacking Google search results and abusing 404 error pages.

Is Apple's $52,599 Mac Pro overpriced?

zdnet news - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 14:27
Apple's new Mac Pro has landed, and while the starting price is only -- only -- $5,999, that quickly spirals to $52,599 with a few clicks.

Chrome 79 released with tab freezing, back-forward caching, and loads of security features

zdnet news - Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:00
Chrome 79 also ships with support for predictive phishing, for real-time Safe Browsing detections, and a built-in Password Checkup tool.

OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren first take: $900 flagship reaches wider thanks to T-Mobile's 5G network

Zdnet Smartphones and cell phones - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 21:35
OnePlus has been pushing traditional smartphone makers for years and with the new OnePlus 7T McLaren device it becomes one of the first to support T-Mobile's nationwide 5G network. Initial experiences indicate its an extremely capable device that is sure to please early adopters.

20 VPS providers to shut down on Monday, giving customers two days to save their data

zdnet news - Sun, 12/08/2019 - 09:15
No explanation given for the sudden shutdown. Customers suspect an exit scam.

The PC was supposed to die a decade ago. Instead, this happened

zdnet news - Sat, 12/07/2019 - 18:00
Back on January 27, 2010, a very Big Thinker declared the PC dead. A decade later, the PC is very much alive, although a time traveler from 2010 might not recognize it. Here's how this endangered species evolved and survived.