Microsoft Surface Pro 6 review: The 2-in-1 perfected

Microsoft had me at matte black.After several generations, I can now definitively say Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 is the best 2-in-1 laptop replacement available.Similar to the Surface Laptop 2 (my pick for best laptop of 2018), the Surface Pro 6 doesn’t reinvent the product, but instead polishes…

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Is malware infecting your smartphone? Here’s what to look for

(Data Doctors) — With nearly 4 billion smartphone users worldwide, our mobile devices are a huge target these days.Q: Is there a way to tell if my smartphone has a virus?A: Technically speaking, a virus spreads by attaching itself to a file or program and is activated when the infected file is…

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India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

Oct 2020The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has been looking into allegations that Google creates barriers for firms wanting to use or develop modified versions of Android for smart TVs, such as Amazon Fire TV’s operating system.”…I reckon that some aggrieved TV manufacturers, who cannot…

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is taking no chances with dodgy attachments

Microsoft is working on a new update for Microsoft Defender for Office 365 that will help better protect users of the company’s email service from malicious attachments. Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is a cloud-based email filtering service that helps protect organizations from advanced threats to email and online collaboration tools such as phishing, business email compromise and malware attacks.

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Indian watchdog finds Google abused dominance of Android system: reports

Google had abused the dominance of its Android system in India according to a report issued by an Indian watchdog organization. The report came after a two-year antitrust investigation by Competition Commission of India (CCI). Reuters was able to review a copy of the 750-page report. According to…

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How to activate Google Assistant from the power button in Android 12

With the latest release of Android, there are even more ways to open Google Assistant. Jack Wallen shows you how to turn a long-press of the power button into one such method. Android 12 is almost here and the verdict (at least from yours truly) is overwhelmingly positive. With Material You and a slew of new features and optimizations, the latest iteration has plenty to offer every type of user.

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15 Influencer Apps for Brand Collaborations and Monetization

If you’re an influencer or want to monetize your influence, you are always looking for arenas that I will call “influencer apps” for convenience to help you get hooked up to brands for collaborations.
Fortunately, a number of influencer apps and websites have been developed to help social media…

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20 Instagram Apps to Create Perfect Business Instagram Graphics

Are you using Instagram graphics to help market your business?
Would you like to create branded images that boost awareness around your company simply by using apps to add graphics to photos?
Creating the perfect Instagram graphics doesn’t mean you have to be a graphic designer or photographer,…

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8 new and notable Android apps from the last week including Media Bar, Stationhead, and Barquode (9/11/21

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have a slick media bar app, a radio app where you can roll your own station, and a barcode app for creating, scanning, and…

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India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

NEW DELHI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its “huge financial muscle” to illegally hurt competitors, the country’s antitrust authority found in a report on its two-year probe seen by Reuters. Alphabet Inc’Google reduced “the ability and incentive of device manufacturers to develop and sell devices operating on alternative versions of Android,” says the June report by the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) investigations unit.

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New malware uses Windows Subsystem for Linux as an attack vector

Security researchers have discovered a new type of malware that makes use of Windows Subsystem for Linux as a way to stealthily attack systems. Attacks can be carried out using malicious Linux binaries using a technique that was previously just a theoretical proof-of-concept. The new attack vector was discovered by researchers from Black Lotus Labs who describe it as “the first instance of an actor abusing WSL to install subsequent payloads”.

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India says Google abused Android dominance

Google stifled competition and prevented the development of Android rivals in India, the country’s antitrust regulator has decided in a report seen by Reuters. In 2019, Competition Commission of India opened a probe into whether Google abused Android’s dominance in the market where devices…

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