For a long time, Norton Security -- now called NortonLifeLock, and no longer part of Symantec -- has earned high marks from AV-Test, AV Comparatives and SE Labs for virus and malware detection. A five-device subscription for Norton 360 with LifeLock Select is normally $150, but you can sign up for $100 for the first year to get coverage across PCs, Macs, Android devices, and iPhones and iPads. (Note, we don't think antivirus protection is terribly useful outside the Windows realm.) In addition to malware and virus protection, this security suite provides 100GB of backup to the cloud, safe-browsing tools, a VPN, password manager, parental controls and LifeLock identity theft protection and fraud alert. While not all of those services are necessarily best in their respective class, getting them all in one package is a pretty compelling option. … [Read more...] about The best antivirus protection for Windows 10 in 2020
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Today, that sense of anonymity, while not entirely extinct, is rarer. For many of us, our on- and offline selves have merged on social networking platforms, like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Often, that profile is also linked to photos of you, as well as your family, friends, and coworkers. All is open for others to see, so we might not feel as free as we’d like to experiment with new ideas. … [Read more...] about Why 2020 Is the Perfect Time to Revisit IRC
With that said, you'll have a few battery-saving modes that claim to give you more usage between charges. Extended mode shuts off nonessential features, including Wi-Fi, "OK Google" detection, always-on display, speaker, and touch to wake. Additionally, location tracking and NFC are set to on demand so that the radios are only turned on when apps are using them. Time Only mode will buy you a few extra hours when the battery is low by functioning as a watch and nothing more. If you plan to use your smartwatch to its full potential, be prepared to charge it daily. … [Read more...] about Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle vs. Julianna: What’s the difference and which should you buy?