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New Safari feature blocks purchase-tracking by ad clicks

Apple added a new anti-tracking feature to Safari that prevents one-to-one tracking of users who click an ad on one site and make a purchase on another, unrelated site. Instead, the connection will be blurred so that an advertiser can only track the total impact of a small number of different ads over short periods of time.The new approach, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, rolled out in the Safari Technology Preview today (versi

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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This 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSD card is less than 30 on Amazon today

Here at PCWorld, we know how important extra space is for your Android phone or Nintendo Switch, so we‘re always on the lookout for great deals on microSD cards. And we found another one: Amazon is selling the 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC for 27.29Remove non-product link, down from a list price of 85 and extremely close to an all-time low.To read this article in full, please click here

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Google exposes G Suite issue that stored plain-text passwords on its servers for 14 years

Google has fixed a G Suite issue that left some passwords stored in plain text on its servers.

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Google exposes G Suite issue that stored plain-text passwords on its servers for 15 years

Google has fixed a G Suite issue that left some passwords stored in plain text on its servers.

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How to find your Documents and Desktop folder contents after disabling iCloud sync

Apple added an option in late 2016 to give you the equivalent of cloud-based bottomless Desktop and Documents folders in macOS to pair with iCloud Music Library and what‘s now called iCloud Photos. In the iCloud preference pane, you can click iCloud Drive and then check the Desktop Document Folders box to enable a sort of provisional sync.If your Mac starts to run out of local storage, macOS will delete files from local storage based on

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iOS 13: 5 features at the top of the wish list

WWDC, Apple‘s Worldwide Developer Conference, is less than two weeks away. In a dozen days we‘ll know the broad outlines of where Apple is taking its software in the next year. It‘s an exciting time, when you hope against hope that the features you dream about will come true and make it into a new release.It doesn‘t always happen, but when it does, it‘s pretty great. Here‘s what I‘m hoping to see in iO

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10 lesser-known Apple Maps features you should check out

Maybe you don‘t think Apple Maps is as good as Google Maps. Honestly, it‘s probably not. But it‘s already on your iPhone, it gets better with every update, and it does a better job of protecting your privacy. As the new Apple Maps data starts rolling out across the country, it‘s going to be worth getting to know.With these tips, you may find using Apple Maps more palatable, even enjoyable.Tweak your driving options If y

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Phyn Plus smart water valve review: Sophisticated leak detection and water use analysis-for a price

Yes, it‘s even more expensive than the Flo by Moen, but Phyn doesn‘t charge extra to inform you how you‘re using water.

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Macworld‘s June Digital Magazine: iPad Air, our in-depth review

Every day,Macworldbrings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine.In the June issue In June we review Apple‘s latest iPads: the iPad Air and iPad mini. One hits the sweet spot while the other packs a lot of power in a small package.Plus, we review the new 21.5-inch 3.0GHz Core i5 iMac; this

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Apple improves butterfly keyboard (again), offers free fixes

According to Apple, a vast majority of users of recent MacBooks are happy with the butterfly switch keyboard, which was introduced in 2015. But it‘s not difficult to find userswho are not happy.To read this article in full, please click here

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Apple upgrades processors in MacBook Pro, 8-core 15-inch model now available

Apple announced on Tuesday that the MacBook Pro is getting a speed boost. The company revealed that the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is now available with eight-generation Intel processors, while the 15-inch MacBook Pro now sports ninth-generation CPUs, including the first 8-core Mac laptop.Apple also said that the 2019 MacBook Pro features changes to the butterfly keyboard mechanism that should help prevent the problems that users have

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Apple improves butterfly keyboard (again), offers to free fixes for some MacBook models

According to Apple, a vast majority of users of recent MacBooks are happy with the butterfly switch keyboard, which was introduced in 2015. But it‘s not difficult to find userswho are not happy.To read this article in full, please click here

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The powerful, feature-packed Neato Botvac D6 Connected gets a ludicrous 330 discount

Using a robot vacuum to care for your home not only makes you look cool, but adds some hands-free convenience to your cleaning routine. Of course, they can get a little pricey, but today you can get one of our favorites on a ludicrous sale. The Neato Botvac D6 Connected is 400 at Best BuyRemove non-product link today, a massive discount from the 730 list price that it‘s selling for at other retailers.To read this article in full, please

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Apple really wants you to know that Apple News+ has a new button

It‘s been about two months since the launch of News+, and Apple wants anyone who hasn‘t signed up for for the 10-a-month subscription service to know what they‘re missing: exclusive covers and a new follow button.Apple is so proud of its new follow button, in fact, it issued a press release to spotlight the feature, which is part of the iOS 12.3 and macOS 10.14.5 update. As Apple describes: ‘New issues from followed tit

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Beat the average price to get all 13 courses in the Legendary Learn to Code Bundle

If you‘re stuck wondering what sort of career you should pursue, one of the most popular and in-demand options is programming. However, there are countless specializations within programming and even more ways to learn them still. If you need a basic primer to get your feet wet in programming, you can get started with this Pay What You Want: Legendary Learn to Code Bundle.Here‘s how this deal works: by paying what you want, you&lsq

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RoomMe promises to make your smart home more intelligent

This ceiling-mounted occupancy sensor triggers smart home devices based on who enters the room.

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Vizio 2019 product showcase: The value-oriented manufacturer has an impressive lineup

Vizio TVs and soundbars get better every year while maintaining down-to-earth prices, which is great news for consumers.

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Can‘t find an app on your Mac? Pinpoint it with System Information

While software programs usually live in the Applications folder in macOS, they can be found all over the place. That‘s because some apps are really tiny utilities that applications or services require and which shouldn‘t be launched by a user. Others have to be in a particular folder to be accessible by Safari or other software.If you‘re trying to clean out unneeded and unwanted apps, or are engaged in a 32-bit purge-see our

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Surfshark review: A solid VPN newcomer with some nice features

Every time you turn around there‘s a new VPN service wanting to protect your web browsing. A recent newcomer is Surfshark, which debuted in 2018. Based in the British Virgin Islands, with most of its team scattered around Europe and elsewhere, Surfshark is already offering a fair amount for its fee.The company has more than 500 servers in 49 country locations. It promises to let you watch Netflix U.S. (as well as France and Japan for tha

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Hyperbolic style: All Apple decisions are terrible

It‘s another week and another example of how Apple‘s design choices must be seen as the worst thing ever.Writing for the Forbes contributor network and penny-farthing ride-sharing network, Gordon Kelly tells us how an ‘Apple Insider Corroborates Ugly New iPhone Designs.‘ (Tip o‘ the antlers to @designheretic, Matt and Alberto.)Yes, according to several rumors, including some images posted by Bloomberg‘s Mark

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BrandPost: VideoProc facilitates 4K video processing on Mac with full GPU acceleration

More and more people are using iPhones, iPads, cameras, drones, and other devices to shoot exciting video. But the thought of sitting down to edit raw footage into content you‘re proud to share can be daunting. Whether you‘re a novice or a pro,VideoProcprovides an easier and faster way to process various media files on your Mac, taking advantage of full hardware accelerationto process and touch up your footage.Lots of video, much o

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Apple releases iOS 12.4 beta 2 to developers and public testers

Apple released iOS 12.3 in the second week of May, bringing us its new TV app with Channels subscriptions. Just days later, it started releasing betas to developers for another point release, iOS 12.4.With WWDC just around the corner, and the first iOS 13 beta likely to land at that time, it‘s not yet clear why Apple needs another release. Simple bug and security fixes generally don‘t get major point-release status; we would get a

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Need a dragon fix after Game of Thrones‘ finale? Head to Elder Scrolls Online‘s Elsweyr expansion

Dragons steal the spotlight again in Elder Scrolls Online‘s Elsweyr expansion, and there are plenty of politics and undead, too.

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