If you're a Windows user, you might think you know about all there is to know about the operating system. What may surprise you is that there are plenty of reliable apps to be found on your computer that you can use to make your experience better. The best part about this is that many are absolutely free. Here are some of our picks for Windows apps you don’t want to miss.
Being able to hijack a video camera is the ultimate privacy violation -- and a threat that security experts are constantly working to prevent. A new flaw was found in one of the most popular teleconferencing apps for Mac. It takes advantage of a flaw in your webcam's settings to not only hijack your camera but potentially your entire computer! You won't want to miss this fix to protect your system.
Are you looking to make some extra cash? Amazon may be just the right fit for you. The company allows third-party developers to create apps, or skills, for the Alexa voice assistant. The goal is to make Alexa more personalized for its users. The best part is that you don’t have to be a software developer to create an app.
Have you ever written a presentation for work or sent an email only to find out later it was full of spelling and grammatical errors? Don't feel bad, it happens to the best of us. The good news is you don’t have to solely rely on your word processing software to help you avoid embarrassment. There are other grammar checking and proofreading resources out there to assist in your writing endeavors.
Google doesn’t know everything, and there are some resources that are actually better than Google at finding certain information. Some sites index streaming movies, others archive GIFs. Other search engines may not have the reach of Google, but they are far more committed to your privacy. Let's look at a few of them.