Day: November 9, 2021

Microsoft Nov. Patch Tuesday Fixes Six Zero-Days, 55 Bugs

Experts urged users to prioritize patches for Microsoft Exchange and Excel, those favorite platforms so frequently targeted by cybercriminals and nation-state actors. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Tim Cook: Users Who Want To Sideload Apps Can Use Android

Amid a heightened amount of scrutiny and tension surrounding the App Store and how users download and install apps on the iPhone, Apple CEO Tim Cook said today that customers who wish to sideload apps should consider purchasing an Android device as the experience offered by the iPhone maximizes their security and privacy. From a…

NASA head says Artemis astronauts won’t make moon landing deadline – CNET

Humanity’s return to the lunar surface is now set for 2025. …read more Source:: CNet

Black Friday Apple Watch deals: Save $9 on a Series 7, $50 on a Series 6 – CNET

You’ll find slight price price breaks at Amazon for new Series 7 smartwatch models and bigger discounts on last year’s Series 6. Plus, Staples’ big Apple Watch SE sale is coming soon. …read more Source:: CNet

Meta will remove some targeted ad options from Facebook – CNET

By January 19 Meta will disable certain targeted ad features aimed at sensitive topics. …read more Source:: CNet

Best last-minute tech gift 2021: 10 gadgets under $50

The holidays can be an expensive time of year, which is why I have compiled a list of my favorite gadgets that make great gifts and cost less than $50. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Streamline Your SMD Assembly Process With 3D-Printed Jigs

Your brand-new PCBs just showed up, and this time you even remembered to order a stencil. You lay the stencil on one of the boards, hold it down with one hand, and use the other to wipe some solder paste across…. and the stencil shifts, making a mess and smearing paste across the board. Wash,…

Microsoft’s New $249 Surface Laptop SE is Its First True Chromebook Competitor

Microsoft is going head to head with Chromebooks with a new $249 Surface Laptop SE, its most affordable Surface yet. While the software giant has attempted to compete with the popularity of Chrome OS in US schools for years, the Surface Laptop SE is the company’s first true Chromebook competitor. From a report: Surface Laptop…

Google is testing a new ML-based app to help people with speech impairments

The tech giant is looking for English speakers to help test out the “Project Relate” app …read more Source:: ZDNet

Not Punny: Angling Direct Breach Cripples Retailer for Days  

A U.K. fishing retailer’s site has been hijacked and redirected to Pornhub. …read more Source:: Threatpost