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Update Firefox Right Now to Patch This Zero-Day Vulnerability

Even though you probably just updated your Firefox desktop browser to version 72 (released Tuesday), make sure you run one more update to nab a special patch that Mozilla released yesterday. It fixes a zero-day vulnerability that, if exploited, could allow an attacker to “take control of an affected system,” as the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Prevent Beam-Based Hacks on Your Android

Today in “it’s always a good idea to update your devices,” a recently discovered loophole in Android’s NFC-based file-sharing feature, Android Beam, makes it possible for someone to install an app on your device. The loophole has already been identified and fixed by Google in an Android update that went out last…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sea Of Thieves Gets Monthly Updates And The First One Is Pretty…Explosive

Sea of Thieves, Rare’s chill pirate hangout game, has been on the upswing lately. After an expansive (and excellent) Anniversary Update that brought story quests and cooking to its cartoony high seas in May, Sea of Thieves is upping the ante yet again with monthly updates. Log into the game now on Xbox One or […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Just Got A Completely Bananas Backstory

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the 2017 Early Access hit that kicked off gaming’s battle royale craze, has never really had a backstory. Why bother? The appeal was immediate: You’re thrown from a plane with 99 other people onto an island full of weapons. This being a video game, everyone is going to try and kill one…Read more… […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Just Got A Completely Bananas Backstory

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the 2017 Early Access hit that kicked off gaming’s battle royale craze, has never really had a backstory. Why bother? The appeal was immediate: You’re thrown from a plane with 99 other people onto an island full of weapons. This being a video game, everyone is going to try and kill one…Read more… […]

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How To Undo and Prevent Windows Updates

Major Windows 10 updates aren’t always smooth sailing. And if you own Microsoft’s Surface Book 2, you’ll probably be a bit annoyed to know that you can’t update to Windows 10 version 1903, the latest iteration of Microsoft’s operating system, thanks to a bug with Nvidia GPUs.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Prepare Xbox and PlayStation Updates Before Christmas 

When Christmas Day hits, a bunch of people are going to open up brand-new Xbox or PlayStation consoles, plug them in, and wait for gigantic system updates to download and install. Depending on how many eager gamers sign on to Microsoft or Sony’s services to grab updates—or play brand-new games—this process might take…Read more… Continue […]

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When You Should Skip Apple Upgrades

Whether you’ve seen it in action or received more than a few intrusive notifications from Apple, you’ve probably been directed to install the company’s new macOS High Sierra on more than one occasion. Features like improved photo management and the Apple File System are definitely enticing, but, as with many of the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Mandarin Chinese Is Now Available on the Language Learning App Duolingo

At long last Duolingo, the free language learning app on iOS, Android, and the web, has launched its Chinese course for English speakers. Now you can try your hand at one of the most difficult languages for native English speakers to learn—for free.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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