Google Chrome includes a built-in utility called the Chrome Cleanup Tool that scans for and remove malware that injects ads or performs other unwanted behavior in Chrome. A problem, though, is that this tool does not allow the removal of Chrome extensions that are force-installed through Windows group policies.
If you received a strange email from Amazon stating that they may have disclosed your email address due to a technical error, you are not alone. It seems a web site issue caused some user’s email addresses to be disclosed and has since been resolved.
One of the most frustrating tasks for me when using the iOS keyboard on an iPhone or iPad was trying to move the cursor to the location I want when editing a message or text. Thankfully, a new tip was spreading around on Twitter today that blew my mind and a lot of others; simply pressing and holding any key on the keyboard allows you to easily move the text cursor around like a mouse with your finger.
Federal prosecutors have accidentally revealed that criminal charges have been filed against “Assange”—an apparent reference to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The feds filed the revealing document back in August, but the slip-up wasn’t noticed until it was flagged in a Thursday evening tweet.
“Windows as a service” sounded like a good idea in 2015, when Microsoft released Windows 10. But after a terrible October, Microsoft’s Windows 10 problems continued in November. Yesterday, an unknown number of devices running Windows 10 suddenly lost their activation status; the owners of those devices were told that they no longer had a valid digital license and were running a “non-genuine copy of Windows.”
Last year, Apple acknowledged that it had, in fact, purposefully inhibited iPhone performance when the battery neared the end of its useful life. The good news: It wasn’t just in your head! The less-good news: Apple will continue the practice with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has achieved the single-biggest opening weekend in the history of entertainment with over $725 million in worldwide retail sell-through during its first three days.
Google launched the third version of its reCAPTCHA program that sets apart humans and bots when they land on websites, with the promise of eliminating user interaction.