Dreading the Winter? Poolside FM Music Streams Keep the Summer Vibes Alive

Once Labor Day has passed, summer is over—except for faithful Poolside FM users. Even when the leaves change color and snow starts to fall, the music-streaming site tries it darndest to keep memories of cannonball splashes vivid through summer-tinged melodies. For years, Poolside FM users could only access its 90s aesthetic and curated music playlists … Read more

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Apple iMovie – Review 2020

The video editing software included with Apple devices hasn’t changed much in the past several years, but it still beats what you get in Windows 10, which is just the (admittedly improving) video capabilities built into Windows’ Photos app. Apple iMovie includes excellent tools for media organization, color grading, speed, green-screen effects, narration, and soundtrack … Read more

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Did a Security Researcher Really Access Trump’s Twitter Account?

(Credit: Twitter) The security around President Trump’s Twitter account is grabbing headlines after a Dutch ethical hacker claims to have successfully broken in by using the password “maga2020!” However, both Twitter and the White House are casting doubt on the story, making it unclear if Trump’s account was truly secured with only a weak password. … Read more

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What’s New With Windows? See 6 Top New Features in the October 2020 Update

Recent Windows 10 updates have been notably lacking in big, splashy new features, perhaps because several previous attempts, such as My People—remember that?—never saw much usage. And other would-be flagship features, like the multi-app Sets, never even saw the light of day. Indeed, only diehard Windows watchers likely know of the existence of these once-touted … Read more

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US Charges 6 Russian Officers for Unleashing Destructive Malware, Including NotPetya

(Photo by ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) The US has charged six Russian military officers for unleashing the 2017 NotPetya ransomware and launching attacks to shut down Ukrainian power plants and disrupt the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.  The six military officers are allegedly members of “Sandworm,” which security researchers suspect work as a … Read more

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Chinese Hackers Are Posing as McAfee Antivirus to Phish Victims

Chinese state-sponsored hackers may be impersonating antivirus provider McAfee in order to trick high-profile targets into downloading malware. The suspected Chinese hacking group, APT 31, has been resorting to the tactic, according to Google’s security team. Back in June, the company’s security researchers reported that APT 31 had been targeting Joe Biden’s Presidential campaign by sending … Read more

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Netflix – Review 2020 – PCMag India

Although Netflix’s streaming service started as a niche offshoot of the company’s disc-mailing service, it is now the front-runner in the category, thanks to its reliable core catalog and some of the best original programming. Netflix also integrates excellent usability features across interfaces, allows offline downloads on mobile platforms, and features 4K content. However, with … Read more

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The Best Media Streaming Devices for 2020

How to Cut the (Cable) Cord There are many ways to watch online content on your TV. Your television itself might have apps, or you might have a Blu-ray player or game system connected with built-in streaming services. If neither case applies, or if your TV, Blu-ray player, or game system doesn’t have the exact media features you want, you … Read more

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