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How to Filter What Items Outlook Downloads From Exchange

If you’ve got limited drive space or a slow internet connection, you might want to limit what things Outlook downloads. We’ve shown you how to control the items that Outlook downloads based on the ages of the items, but that’s not very flexible. It also only works on emails in your mailbox (and, for Outlook … Read more How to Filter What Items Outlook Downloads From Exchange

The Key to a Secure Smart Home? A Secure Wi-Fi Network

We’ve talked a lot about the security of smarthome devices, but when it comes down to it, the most important step to secure your smarthome gear is to secure your Wi-Fi network, plain and simple. Recently, hacker and security advocate Jerry Gamblin was able to easily reboot his Google Home Hub from his laptop using a … Read more The Key to a Secure Smart Home? A Secure Wi-Fi Network

Get Ready for Windows 10 “Vanadium” and “Vibranium”

After naming Windows 10 releases after Halo and Minecraft, Microsoft decided to get serious. Windows 10’s upcoming April 2019 Update is codenamed 19H1. But, Microsoft has reportedly changed its mind and will embrace Marvel with “Vanadium” and “Vibranium” after that. This news comes via Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley. She notes that the Windows engineering … Read more Get Ready for Windows 10 “Vanadium” and “Vibranium”

Have A Spotify Family Plan? You Can Get A Free Google Home Mini

Spotify has partnered with Google to promote the Google Home platform and Spotify Premium Family Plan subscribers can cash in on that to the tune of one free Google Home Mini. From the Spotify announcement: Starting tomorrow, we are teaming up with Google Home to give Spotify Premium for Family master account owners in the … Read more Have A Spotify Family Plan? You Can Get A Free Google Home Mini

U.S.-Less: The iPhone’s eSIM Slot Isn’t Compatible with Any U.S. Carrier Yet

The iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR are the first iPhones to have dual SIM slots, which just became usable with the iOS 12.1 update. The thing is, the second SIM slot is still pretty useless in the U.S. While the new iPhones use a traditional SIM slot for the primary SIM card (as they always … Read more U.S.-Less: The iPhone’s eSIM Slot Isn’t Compatible with Any U.S. Carrier Yet

What Is Fiber Internet (And How Is It Different)?

Fiber Internet is the latest change to the way data is transferred around the globe. It’s much faster than cable, way faster than dial-up, and can carry large amounts of data in a single line, often reaching multiple terabits of data transfer fairly easily. Before Fiber: DSL and Cable Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) used the … Read more What Is Fiber Internet (And How Is It Different)?

The iPhone Upgrade Program Doesn’t Work with Prepaid Plans

Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program makes for an extremely easy and hassle-free method for upgrading your iPhone every year, but, as you might expect, there’s a carrier-sized catch attached. The iPhone Upgrade Program was introduced in 2015, and while it’s likely a better deal to buy your devices outright and sell the old ones yourself, there’s … Read more The iPhone Upgrade Program Doesn’t Work with Prepaid Plans

The New MacBook Air Might Kill Off The MacBook

Apple has a real crowd-pleaser on its hands with the long-overdue return of the MacBook Air. With modern processors and a new retina screen, plus a redesigned unibody and Touch ID, it’s definitely gathering some interest from fans of the original. But what about the MacBook, the oddly in-between redesign that goes without an adjective? … Read more The New MacBook Air Might Kill Off The MacBook

Chrome OS 70 Brings Better Tablet Mode to Chromebooks, Here’s What’s New

2-in-1 Chromebooks have existed for a few years now, and have become more and more popular as Chromebooks gained support for touch-based Android apps. But, using a convertible Chromebook just wasn’t as smooth as using a tablet. Part of this was the fact that you’re still holding a laptop, but the bigger part was the … Read more Chrome OS 70 Brings Better Tablet Mode to Chromebooks, Here’s What’s New

Ubuntu 19.04 is Named “Disco Dingo,” Arriving April 2019

Are you ready to dance, or at least howl? Good, because Ubuntu 19.04 is named Disco Dingo. It’s just the latest in a series of animal-themed Linux distribution releases from Canonical. As OMG! Ubuntu spotted, Ubuntu 19.04 has now been officially dubbed “Disco Dingo.” This version of Ubuntu will be released in April, 2019. This … Read more Ubuntu 19.04 is Named “Disco Dingo,” Arriving April 2019

Microsoft is Adding Dark Mode to Office for macOS Mojave

If you’ve been enjoying macOS Mojave’s chill dark mode, Microsoft has you covered with the addition of a similar option for its Office apps on the operating system. Microsoft Office product manager Akshay Bakshi took to Twitter this week to reveal the new dark mode feature for the productivity suite, advising inquisitive Twitter users that … Read more Microsoft is Adding Dark Mode to Office for macOS Mojave