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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.

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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

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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.

Android – Watch This



All About Android

Hosted by Jason Howell, Florence Ion, Ron Richards

All About Android delivers everything you want to know about Android each week–the biggest news, freshest hardware, best apps and geekiest how-tos–with Android enthusiasts Jason Howell, Florence Ion, Ron Richards, and a variety of special guests along the way.

Records live every Tuesday at 8:00pm Eastern / 5:00pm Pacific / 1:00 UTC.

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

Let us know what you think.

13 reasons not to use Chrome

google-chrome OK, we’re kidding a bit. Chrome is great. Google did a wonderful job with it—and continues improving it every day. The marketplace recognizes this, and many surveys show Chrome is the most popular browser by far.

It’s not hard to see why. Chrome is stable, in part because its architects made a smart decision to put each web page in a separate process. It has excellent HTML5 standards support, loads of extensions, synchronization across computers, and tight integration with Google’s cloud services. All of these reasons and more make Chrome the popular choice.

But Chrome isn’t perfect, and it’s not the only bundle of bits that can fetch a URL. There are plenty of other good options, and you should explore them for all of these 13 reasons and maybe a few more.  Click on the picture above for more information.