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All about Debian 9 'Stretch,' the Linux distro that just works

Debian is built for those who crave a system that will "just work" instead of being on the bleeding edge. We take a close look at the latest Debian 9 "Stretch" release.

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The SambaCry scare gives Linux users a taste of WannaCry-Petya problems

SambaCry, a big vulnerability in SMB/CIFS, has been patched, but users may need to take action to stay safe.

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The Full Nerd episode 25: Core i9 review, build an Xbox One X PC, and Creative's 32-bit sound card

In this episode of The Full Nerd the gang discusses PCWorld's Core i9 review, building an Xbox One X PC, and the first 32-bit consumer sound card before declaring a graphics card state of emergency.

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3 reasons to turn your Raspberry Pi into a DNS server with dnsmasq

Don't have a DD-WRT router? Get some of the same DHCP and DNS features with a Raspberry Pi.

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Cybersecurity insurance: A new answer to online crime

Insurance companies see a lucrative opportunity in the rise of cyberbullying, hacking, ransomware, and revenge porn.

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How can Apple make iOS 11 upgrade-worthy? | The iPhone Show

Apple is unwrapping iOS 11 next week at WWDC, and here are 3 features we’re dying to see.

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Why installing a text-mode web browser is a good idea

A text-based web browser like Links can save the day when Linux experimentation goes awry and prevents you from using a GUI.

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Is Google Assistant better than Siri? | The iPhone Show

Google has launched its powerful Assistant for iOS, but it turns out that Siri is just as good – if not better – for iPhone users.

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Fight ransomware by running Windows in Linux as a virtual machine

You can minimize the damage caused by malware by running Windows in Linux as a virtual machine. A virtual machine's isolation helps keep you out of trouble. Here's how to do it.

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How Google Assistant, Home, and Lens will completely change the way you search

Google I/O may not have revealed any new hardware, but it did introduce a plethora of ways to integrate Google into everything we do.

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Password managers: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Besides antivirus protection, a password manager is the most important security tool you can use—if you know what to look for and what to avoid.

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3 Things I want to see at Google I/O

Google I/O is set to kick off in just a few days, so here are three things we hope to see.

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Can the iPhone make better AR than Facebook and Snapchat? | The iPhone Show

Facebook and Snapchat have big ambitions around mobile augmented reality, but Apple might be the company that makes it actually useful.

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You should play: Everything

One part art-house film, one part nature documentary, one part guided meditation, Everything asks you to contemplate your place in the universe by experiencing the point-of-view of hundreds of other creatures, plants, and objects.

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Jelly makes me long for an Android phone small enough to get lost in my pocket

Some 2,000 people have already backed Jelly, a 2.45-inch smartphone that runs Nougat. Could this be the small Android phone of our dreams?

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3 cool features in Ubuntu 17.04

The latest version of Ubuntu doesn't have a long list of upgrades for the desktop, but these three features are worth checking out.

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Tropic Thunder joins 12 other great movies now streaming online

Smart and entertaining, this week's new and notable streaming movies cross all types of genres.

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Hands-on with Apple's new video-editing app, Clips

How does Clips compare to Snapchat when it comes to making fun videos? We put Apple's new app to the test.

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Why Ubuntu dumping Unity is a good thing

While Unity 8 was something a lot of Ubuntu fans looked forward to, rolling with the GNOME project again has some positive points.

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Mingis on Tech: Energy microgrids, what's up with Apple TV -- and drones!

Here's one way to re-build the electric grid: Do it piecemeal -- with microgrids. With that squared away, we turn to figuring out what Apple is up to with Apple TV and get the details on DJI's new $1,000 Mavic drone.

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How to have a Linux home server on the cheap

Whether it's for the home or home office, a Linux server can provide an array of digital services for the family or a budding business.

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New movies available for streaming include Fences, Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, Pete's Dragon, and more

The best movies now streaming include old favorites, new discoveries, and ICYMI opportunities.