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Microsoft blocks major Windows 10 update for $1,700 flagship Surface Book 2 after bug makes GPU vanish

It is the latest machine that Microsoft has blocked from receiving the Windows 10 May 2019 update after the upgrade had unintended consequences. The latest major feature update to Windows 10 has been blocked on Microsoft’s flagship Surface Book 2 after a bug made the main GPU undetectable on some machines. More about Windows It […]

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Advocating for women entrepreneurs: Dell proposes 3 areas for change

The company believes these three key learnings, if supported by local governments, can add up to big changes for women-owned businesses globally. Dell Technologies has proposed three policy recommendations designed to provide city leaders and policymakers with actionable, data-driven research on the landscape for women. SEE: Launching and building a startup: A founder’s guide (free […]

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How to create an access key for the root user in AWS

Performing tasks with root user credentials opens AWS to potentially catastrophic security vulnerabilities. Creating and managing access keys mitigates the risk. Image: marchmeena29, Getty Images/iStockphoto Best practices for Amazon Web Services (AWS) dictate that you should not perform basic everyday tasks using the original root user credentials created when you first registered your AWS account. […]

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How to share Wi-Fi network configurations in Android Q

With Android Q you can easily share your wireless setup with a QR code. Find out how. The developers of Android have gone well out of their way to make sure the upcoming release of Google’s mobile platform is as user-friendly as possible. After using all four beta releases of Android Q, I can happily […]

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How to install DockStation on Ubuntu19.04

Looking for a simple-to-use Docker container management GUI? Look no farther than DockStation. If you’ve been testing the waters of Docker containers, you know how daunting the command line can be. This is especially true if you come from a GUI-centric environment. Fortunately, there are plenty of GUIs available to assist you with your container […]

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With companies AI-washing products, how can buyers find true AI-powered solutions?

Various vendors tout security products as incorporating Artificial Intelligence, with practical results not different than what came before it. What is needed to deploy AI in security products? At HPE Discover 2019, TechRepublic’s James Sanders spoke with Aruba’s Larry Lunetta about what is needed to deploy AI in security products. The following is an edited transcript […]

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How to run diagnostic tests on iOS or Android devices

Learn how to gauge the health of your iOS or Android device through a free app called TestM. Image: monkeybusinessimages, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Mobility You want to run a checkup on your smartphone to make sure it’s working properly. Maybe you’ve been bumping into problems with it and need to do some troubleshooting. Or […]

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How to tell if any of your website passwords may have been hacked

If you’re worried a password you use to log in to a site was leaked during a data breach, read about two websites and a Chrome extension that can alert you if this happens. Image: Sarayut Tanerus, Getty Images/iStockphoto Learning a website you use has been breached or hacked is alarming—you wonder if your personal […]

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How to succeed as an entrepreneur: 5 ways

Many professionals are taking their careers into their own hands. Here are the five keys to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Whether companies decide to downsize, or employees quit their jobs for other reasons, many professionals are opting to work independently. With innovation in technology, starting a company is becoming more doable than ever before, which […]

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How to use Microsoft’s Sticky Notes in Windows 10, on the web, and on your mobile device

Read this tutorial on how to use Microsoft’s Sticky Notes in Windows 10, on the web, and on your iPhone or Android phone. Image: xmee, Getty Images/iStockphoto Microsoft’s Sticky Notes is a quick, convenient way for creating and pinning reminders and other types of notes to your Windows desktop. But they’re not just limited to […]