Every week we hear about dozens of new online security threats. If you want to stay safe, it's not enough anymore to install antivirus on your personal computer. Android smartphones and tablets are susceptible to the same threats, so you have to be careful. Right now, there are three big security issues all Android users should know about.
This is bad news! Malware used by the NSA to hack into computers has been leaked, and threatens to wreak havoc on Windows users around the world. More than a billion people use this popular operating system from Microsoft, and they're all vulnerable if this malware falls into the wrong hands. Is there anything you can do to protect yourself?
More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence. She has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, she’ll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather than the name of the device itself, Amazon Echo. For many owners, Alexa is more than a mere virtual assistant; she has become something like a domestic companion, a Rosie or R2-D2 that can also order takeout.
If you've been using a PC for a while, you probably know that you can add software, like photo editors, graphics programs, productivity apps and much more. What you might not know is that Microsoft also has tons of free software programs. Here, I've rounded up five of my favorites.