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Tech Matters: Essential buying advice for TVs today

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If you haven’t bought a TV lately, you’ll be happy to know that big TVs with solid...

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Tech Matters: Essential buying advice for TVs today

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If you haven’t bought a TV lately, you’ll be happy to know that big TVs with solid technology cost less than a new laptop in many cases. But shopping for a new TV can still be a confusing experience with lots of TV industry jargon designed to entice you into buying a more expensive...


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Fixing iPhone’s black dot of death

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It’s impossible to keep up with all of the nefarious attacks on our computers and phones, but it is important to understand that not all attacks are designed to steal your data or render your device useless. The latest “black dot of death” involves all versions of the iPhone, but...


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Cryptocurrency scams the biggest threat since ransomware

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With the continuing consumer drive to cash in on the highs and lows of cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin, Ether and others — it’s no surprise that cybercriminals are working in parallel to make their own profits by illegal means. Just last week, a new malware strain inside Facebook...


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Introducing Gmail confidential mode

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Google is rolling out its big update to Gmail, which includes a new confidential mode that privacy enthusiasts will applaud. Taking a cue from Snapchat’s disappearing messages, users will be able to make their messages self-destruct after a set period. And that’s not all! The new Gmail...


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New internet security threat: Trustjacking

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The list of internet-related things not to trust is long — don’t trust links in emails, don’t trust “too good to be true” offers on Facebook, don’t trust public WiFi — and last week’s RSA security conference in San Francisco revealed a new threat...

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