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Android gotchas: Fast fixes for 6 common problems


Check out these fixes or save this story for a rainy day. With these troubleshooting tips in hand, you’ll be swatting away problems and getting back to business in no time—no aspirin required.



Free tools to support cyber security efforts

More cyber security freebies than you knew existed.

There are more free information security tools out there than you can highlight with a fist full of whiteboard pointers. While many are trial ware-based enticements designed to lure decision makers to purchase the pricey premium counterparts of these freebies, many are full-blown utilities. A few important categories include threat intelligence tools, tools to build security in during the development stage, penetration testers, and forensics tools.  (click on the picture above for the full story)

8 Free Alternatives to Windows OS

If money is a problem and you need a free alternative to Windows to keep your PC running, or you just want a change but don’t want to splash a grand on macOS, take a look at these options, all available to download and install today.

Click on “MUO” picture for full story.





How Android and iOS devices are REALLY hacked.

 Amid all the fear and hype generated over the past few days as a result of Wikileaks and its precipitous Vault 7 dump, one fact was crystal clear: People have no idea what hacking an Android smartphone or an iPhone means or what it entails.

Click on the “Hacking Detected” picture for the full article. 

Privacy bites the dust

The FCC and Congress are working hard to ensure nothing stands in the way of ISPs profiting off your personal data

Click on the picture for the full article.

Disable advertising in Windows 10 File Explorer


Most of us have become resigned to Windows 10 serving up ads in many nooks and crannies. Now it seems Microsoft’s latest ad platform is File Explorer.

That venerable center of most Windows users’ navigation can, on occasion, show an ad.  

Fortunately, it’s easy to tell File Explorer to stop nagging you.  Click on picture of the  “off” switch to find out how.

Android App Arena


Android App Arena

Hosted by Jason Howell

Android App Arena is your weekly source for some of the latest and greatest apps and games available on the Android mobile platform. Hands-on demos, category shoot-outs, a closer look at the biggest new app of the week, and in-depth interviews with some of Android’s best developers.

Send in your app tips to arena@twit.tv. Vote for your favorite apps on our subreddit at androidapparena.reddit.com.

Airs every Wednesday at 7:30pm Eastern / 4:30pm Pacific / 00:30 UTC.

But you can watch past shows by going to the website (click on the “Android App Arena” picture).

Let us know what you think.