How to View Contents of Compressed (.zip, .gz , .tgz, .tbz2, .7z) Files and Folders in Linux

Full Article : LinuxTechi – https://www.linuxtechi.com/view-contents-compressed-file-folders-linux/ We use compression or archives the file & folders either to backup or to save space on our system. We can use tar, gzip or any other utility to perform the compression/archiving of the files and folders. We can than keep them for as … Read more

Re-identification possible with Australian de-identified Medicare and PBS open data

Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/re-identification-possible-with-australian-de-identified-medicare-and-pbs-open-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Using publicly known information, a team of researchers from the University of Melbourne have claimed to re-identify seven prominent Australians in an open medical dataset.

TLP – Make Your Linux Laptop Battery Last Longer

Full Article : LinOxide – https://linoxide.com/linux-how-to/tlp-make-linux-laptop-battery-last-longer/ Squeezing in a few hours in your Linux PC battery life may be what it takes to hit that deadline and submit your project or assignment on time. And that is where TLP comes in. TLP is a power management […] The post TLP … Read more

Western Digital My Book Duo 20TB USB-C external RAID hard disk drive [Review]

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/western-digital-my-book-duo-20tb/ Nowadays, more and more consumers are embracing the cloud for data storage and backup. This is not a mistake — it is smart to store your files off premises. With that said, it is even smarter to also store the data locally for redundancy … Read more

7 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Need to Try

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/QwtAVfOZkjA/ Love it or hate it, Chrome is brimming with features and customizability that rival browsers can only shake their envious heads at. On the one hand you have Chrome Flags which lets intrepid Web users mess around with experimental features made by the Chrome … Read more

ZoomGo unveils its own media stick with extras

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/zoomgo-unveils-its-own-media-stick-with-extras/ Streaming media sticks have become an in-thing these days, with big releases from major players like Amazon and Roku. They plug into an HDMI port on any TV and bring you all sorts of entertainment goodness. The one drawback is that they aren’t exactly … Read more

Linux Mint 18.3 ‘Sylvia’ Xfce and KDE editions are available for download

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/linux-mint-sylvia-xfce-kde-final/ Linux Mint is killing the KDE version of its operaring system — a move some people applaud. That’s what makes the new 18.3 version — named “Sylvia” — so frustrating. It’s bizarre to release a new version of an operating system that essentially has … Read more

Google Assistant gains ‘Hey, Google’ support on a range of Android devices

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/hey-google-rollout/ Voice control of computers and smartphones is becoming increasingly common, and for Android users a new option is opening up. Previously only available on Nexus and Pixel devices, support for the “Hey, Google” trigger is rolling out to more handsets. This gives Android users … Read more

Retroarch Not Working? Here Are Some Fixes for You

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/upByX7toEDw/ For a growing number of people, Retroarch is the ultimate hub of everything emulation-related. It doesn’t do Retroarch justice just to call it a “frontend” for every console emulator imaginable because all the great emulators can be integrated into it, downloaded and loaded … Read more

Windows 10 included a password manager complete with massive password-stealing potential

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/17/windows-10-keeper-vulnerability/ Microsoft has been bundling a password manager that features a dangerous flaw with some versions of Windows 10, a Google security researcher has revealed. Tavis Ormandy noticed that his copy of Windows 10 included Keeper, which he had previously found to be injecting privileged … Read more

Mozilla Says It is Raising Privacy Awareness By Violating Privacy of Users

Full Article : It’s FOSS – https://itsfoss.com/firefox-looking-glass-controversy/ Brief: Mozilla’s latest Firefox release is better than Google Chrome, both in terms of speed and violating user’s privacy. Mozilla Firefox is in news this month as well. Last month, Mozilla gained praises for its extraordinary Quantum release. This month, it has been … Read more

How to Save Mobile Data with Google’s Datally App

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/Ud5TqKgwHBQ/ If you’re not careful and don’t monitor your data usage, you could end up with one expensive phone bill at the end of the month. Various apps allow you to control your data usage, but Google has a new one for you … Read more

26 Neat Firefox About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/G9iepOvmMJI/ “Here be dragons,” reads the ominous disclaimer when you type about:config into Firefox’s URL bar, warning you that tweaking things in this area is largely experimental and can cause instability to your browser. Sounds exciting, right? And even though it sounds a … Read more

Parents: Find Out How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/PN-pPeQD36c/ The online world can be full of dangers for children. Even if its depredation by adults of exposure to inappropriate content, your kids need some kind of filter between their monitor and the uncensored world of the ‘Net. Of course, you need … Read more

Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/get-live-cricket-updates-commandline/ Howdy Cricket enthusiasts! I’ve got a good news for you. Now, you can get live Cricket updates from commandline. Want to know the score of your favorite team? Want to know the rankings of the… The post Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline appeared … Read more

Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3243049/artificial-intelligence/will-augmented-reality-make-lying-obsolete.html#tk.rss_all I’m putting the liars on notice. The most underappreciated application for the combination of augmented reality (A.R.) and artificial intelligence (A.I.) is persistent lie detection. Smartphones and smart glasses will soon support apps that show you in real time whether the person you’re talking … Read more

Patreon scraps plans to introduce new charges, and apologizes to users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/16/patreon-pricing-change/ Artists’ and creators’ platform Patreon has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a new pricing structure after a vocal backlash from users. The site — used by many artists and creators to raise money — had planned to add a service charge to pledges placed … Read more

Facebook adds Snooze button to silence irritating friends, pages and groups

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/16/facebook-snooze-button/ If you’re friends with someone on Facebook it should mean that you’re interested in hearing about what they have to say and see what they have to share. But at the same time, it’s likely you’ve been extremely annoyed by the incessant stream of … Read more

Amazon extends Christmas shopping free shipping deadline — no Prime needed

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/amazon-christmas-free-shipping/ Christmas is quickly approaching. If you haven’t finished shopping for gifts, what the heck are you waiting for? The longer you wait, the more anxiety you will feel about potentially not having presents ready to give on the big day. Thanks to the internet, … Read more

Google Maps for Android gets step-by-step directions for public transit navigation

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/15/google-maps-android-public-transit/ When some people — such as suburbanites — think of Google Maps, their minds likely go to motor vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, and trucks. People also use it for other types of transportation, however, such as walking, biking, and mass-transit. Google Maps works … Read more

How to Link Data Between Spreadsheets in Google Sheets

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/9hRQnQMzCpc/ Most of us are familiar with the basics of using a spreadsheet in Google Sheets; we freeze certain rows and columns, we set up calculations, we organize our data into pies and graphs and charts to help visualize it. But why stop … Read more