Archive for month: November, 2015

Microsoft Gets Rid of OneDrive Unlimited Storage

It’s time to say adios to unlimited storage from Microsoft’s OneDrive.  Subscribers of Office 365 now have 1TB of space rather than unlimited. The 100 GB and 200 GB paid plans will be replaced with 50 GB storag...

Ransomware not yet a threat to Macs

Ransomware, a malicious type of malware that works by encrypting files in exchange for a ransom, has yet to be a threat to Apple computers. This is not to say that Apple’s operating system is any more secure th...

Bitdefender cracks Linux Ransomware

Those infected with the recently released ransomware for Linux should thank researchers from Bitdefender as they have created a tool that can decrypt victims’ files. They did this by discovering a major flaw in...

Windows 10 Concerns

Ever read service agreements? Neither do I. You might want to take a look at Microsoft’s for Windows 10 though because agreeing to all the terms allows them to poke through the data of your machine. Buried with...

Hidden Features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google Now Google Now on Tap is probably the most useful feature. The new Marshmallow upgrade allows you to bring up Google Now without closing the app you are currently using. Simply long pressing the home but...

CoinVault and Bitcryptor Ransomware Victims Can Now Recover Their Files

Good news for people whose computers were unluckily infected by the CoinVault or Bitcryptor ransomware-Your encrypted files can be recovered for free, that is, if you still have them. Researchers from Kaspersky...

Surface Book Owners Reporting GPU and Display-Related Issues

Although Microsoft’s Surface book has introduced plenty of new features and capabilities, a couple complaints have been made online. Here are a list of some of the reported problems: Dell 34” U-Wide cannot be ...

Cryptowall Ransomware Revenue Going to One Group

One of the most prevalent ransomware programs, Cryptoware 3.0, has said to have generated as much as $325 million so far in revenue for its developers.  The malicious program works by encrypting files and deman...

Tips and Tricks for Apple Watch OS2

Personalize your watch face Use the Force Touch on the watch face and select customize. You can also use your own face as a background by Force Touching on a photo of your choice and selecting “Create Watch Fac...

How to Speed Up Windows 10

Uninstall Crapware Preinstalled software continues to be a nuisance with new computers. Get rid of these so-called helper programs by going into the Start button (Lower left of the display) and click All Apps. ...