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Top 5 Best PC-Only Features That Apple Should Copy

Oct 29th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Top 5 Best PC-Only Features That Apple Should Copy

The Apple versus PC debate has been stagnant over the past few years, with both sides entrenched in their respective tablet and desktop computer marketplaces. Neither side has any really killer features that are prompting either userbase to shift. Nevertheless, we’re PC fans here at Fix My PC Free. And we have consistently refused to switch to Mac over the years. Why? Well, there are still

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4 Products Microsoft Quietly Killed in 2016

Oct 27th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

4 Products Microsoft Quietly Killed in 2016

Every year, companies quietly kill off products without much fanfare. The world moves on, and gradually people forget those products ever existed. Microsoft killed off several of its products and services in 2016. Some of these changes may affect your life. With that in mind, here are 4 products Microsoft quietly got rid of over the past year. 4) Project Astoria You may have never heard of Pr

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Apple Might Remove the Headphone Jack from the MacBook Pro

Sep 13th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Apple Might Remove the Headphone Jack from the MacBook Pro

Have you ever looked at your MacBook and thought, “I wish they made this thing thinner and took out the 3.5mm headphone jack”? If so, then Apple’s next generation MacBook may be the perfect computer for you. That’s right: Apple is reportedly considering removing the headphone jack from its laptops. Just like it removed the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in a bid to increase wireless h

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Apple Will Pay You $200,000 If You Can Find Bugs in iOS and iCloud

Aug 15th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Apple Will Pay You $200,000 If You Can Find Bugs in iOS and iCloud

Apple recently launched a bug bounty program that can pay you a lot of money for finding flaws in Apple software and hardware. The program pays people up to $200,000 for finding iOS and iCloud bugs. The bounty program is starting off small but will slowly expand over time. The news was announced at this year’s Black Hat conference, where Apple stated that they were launching a bug bount

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Two Easy Ways to Remove Superfish Malware from your Lenovo PC

Feb 28th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News Tips | 0 Comment

Two Easy Ways to Remove Superfish Malware from your Lenovo PC

Scared about Superfish? Want to remove it and get back to living a private, adware-free life? Today, we’re going to explain the two fastest, easiest, and best ways to remove Superfish malware from your PC. Which Lenovo PCs Are Affected? The Superfish malware wasn’t pre-installed on all Lenovo PCs. It was installed on most of them, however. ThinkPad laptops were the only major product line

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Lenovo Being Sued for Dangerous Superfish Adware

Feb 21st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Lenovo Being Sued for Dangerous Superfish Adware

Lenovo has admitted that it installed Superfish adware onto users’ PCs without their explicit permission. It also claims that it will stop such a practice immediately. But all of those promises weren’t enough to avoid a lawsuit. Lenovo was just slapped with a lawsuit over its dangerous Superfish adware. That lawsuit charges both Lenovo and Superfish (yes, Superfish is a company) with fra

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Popular Russian Dating Site Hacked, 20 Million Usernames Stolen

Jan 21st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Popular Russian Dating Site Hacked, 20 Million Usernames Stolen

If you’ve dabbled in Russian online dating services in the past, then you may want to change all your passwords. Popular Russian dating website Topface was hacked earlier this week, revealing the usernames and email addresses of 20 million users. The leak was discovered after the list of usernames was posted on a Russian black market website. Fraud-detection software manufacturer Easy Solutio

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US Department of Homeland Security Celebrates “National Cyber Security Awareness Month” for 11th Straight October

Oct 14th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

US Department of Homeland Security Celebrates “National Cyber Security Awareness Month” for 11th Straight October

You’ve probably realized that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NFL players are wearing pink and breast cancer-related headlines are making news around the world. But if the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has its way, October will be more than just Breast Cancer Awareness Month: it will be the month millions of Americans learn about viruses, malware, and hackers. That’s rig

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Microsoft Urges Windows 7 Users to Uninstall Recent Security Update Due to Blue Screen of Death Errors

Aug 19th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Last Tuesday, Microsoft released several patches for Windows 7. Those patches were designed to fix critical system vulnerabilities while improving user experiences across the board. Unfortunately, Microsoft’s most recent “Patch Tuesday” release is causing “Blue Screen of Death” crashes across the world. The specific update was identified as MS14-045 and was part of 9 specific up

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How to Use A PC Like George R. R. Martin

May 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

How to Use A PC Like George R. R. Martin

George R. R. Martin is a unique individual. That fact is confirmed in just about every interview the man does. Martin, of course, is the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the critically acclaimed novels that have spawned the critically acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones. In an interview on Conan O’Brien, Martin revealed something surprising about his computer usage. First, he uses two sep

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