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You Should Update Apple iOS and Google Chrome ASAP

You Should Update Apple iOS and Google Chrome ASAP

[ad_1] It’s time to check your software updates. March has seen the release of important patches for Apple’s iOS, Google’s Chrome, and its privacy-conscious competitor Firefox. Bugs have also been squashed by enterprise software giants including Cisco, VMware, and SAP. Here’s what you need to know about the security updates issued in March. Apple iOS Apple made up for a quiet February by issuing two separate patches in March. At the start of the month, the iPhone maker released iOS 17.4, fixing over 40 flaws including two issues already being used in real-life attacks. Tracked as CVE-2024-23225, the first bug in the iPhone Kernel could allow an attacker to bypass memory protections. “Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been exploited,” the iPhone maker said on its support page. Tracked as CVE-2024-23296, the second flaw, in RTKit, the real-time operating system used in devices including AirPods, could also allow an adversary to bypass Kernel memory protections. Later in March, Apple released a second software update, iOS 17.4.1, this time fixing two …

5 Steps To Take If You Want To Find Your Person ASAP, According To A Professional Matchmaker | Alessandra Conti & Cristina (Conti) Pineda

5 Steps To Take If You Want To Find Your Person ASAP, According To A Professional Matchmaker | Alessandra Conti & Cristina (Conti) Pineda

[ad_1] Dating can be tiring if you’ve been at it for a while and you just want to figure out how to find your soulmate already. To find love, the key lies in attraction. As a professional matchmaker in Los Angeles, I work with celebrities, executives, and athletes who are used to getting what they want. However, to achieve this career status, they needed all the self-discipline that they could muster. Sure, some have had fame from an early age, but to sustain this level of success, they have needed to work, hard. Well, this may sound surprising, but dating requires the same discipline if you want to learn how to find your soulmate, a.k.a. “the one.” Everyone is looking for love. They crave that special person with whom they can laugh and love, the person who has unique attributes that harmonize with them. So, if you’re asking yourself, “Will I ever find love?” the answer is “yes” — if you make the effort. Here are 5 dating tips to help you find and attract love so you …

UK Gardeners Urged To Prune Roses ASAP

UK Gardeners Urged To Prune Roses ASAP

[ad_1] As we leave winter and a mild, warm spring kicks in, you might have noticed your garden coming back to life. While many have enjoyed the lack of gardening tasks over the colder months, others will rejoice in the return of backyard chores: and, as always, pruning is high on the agenda. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) says that in general “late winter (February or March) is often a good time for pruning roses.” Though different species have different needs, most species respond to pruning during “late winter when growth is just resuming.” Rambling roses are one notable example; these are best pruned in the summer. Why prune roses in late winter? In short, pruning roses (as with pruning other plants) encourages more growth. “Cutting back hard will promote the strongest growth, while light pruning will result in less vigour,” Gardeners World says. So trimming your plants just before their springtime bloom will help to ensure bountiful beauty; and because your plants are bare and blossom-free after winter, it’ll be easier to shape and …

5 Red Flags You Need To Do Something About Your Depression ASAP | Mitzi Bockmann

5 Red Flags You Need To Do Something About Your Depression ASAP | Mitzi Bockmann

[ad_1] When depression takes over your life, how do you know it’s time to seek help for your mental health before things get worse? Are you asking, “Am I depressed?” all the time? Do you feel sad, not yourself, and aren’t enjoying life? Your friends are telling you it will stop and to snap out of it. But, you wonder if you can get past the sadness. And when the signs of depression seem to get worse, you wonder if it’s time to ask for help. When I was struggling with undiagnosed depression, there were indicators it was time to get help. I didn’t see the signs then, but some indicators are easy to spot if you look closely. RELATED: Chemical Depression May Be Why You Feel Sad All The Time, Even Though Your Life Is Good Here are 5 red flags you need to do something about your depression ASAP: 1. You can’t get off the couch or bed. If you are feeling depressed all the time and find it difficult to rouse yourself, …

5 reasons you should update your Google Pixel phone ASAP

5 reasons you should update your Google Pixel phone ASAP

[ad_1] Max Buondonno/ZDNET If you’re an owner of a Pixel Phone, then you’re probably aware that Google has big plans to start infusing these devices with even more artificial intelligence. Well, the wait is almost over as the next Feature Drop will include a variety of AI helpfulness. Also: The best Google Pixel phones (including the Pixel 8 Pro) Of course, the Feature Drop will include not only several new features but also the usual bug fixes and security patches. As per my usual advice, apply this update as soon as it becomes available. You do not want to fall behind on your security patches in this day of constant cybersecurity attacks, otherwise, your data could wind up in the wrong hands. But what about those new features?  Taking your temp The Pixel line of phones already received a thermometer app to go along with Android 14. However, missing from that app was the ability to take your own temperature. You could measure food and organic material, beverages and water, cast iron, ceramic and glass, …

5 exciting features coming to Pixel phones (and why you should update ASAP)

5 exciting features coming to Pixel phones (and why you should update ASAP)

[ad_1] Max Buondonno/ZDNET If you’re an owner of a Pixel Phone, then you’re probably aware that Google has big plans to start infusing these devices with even more artificial intelligence. Well, the wait is almost over as the next Feature Drop will include a variety of AI helpfulness. Also: The best Google Pixel phones (including the Pixel 8 Pro) Of course, the Feature Drop will include not only several new features but also the usual bug fixes and security patches. As per my usual advice, apply this update as soon as it becomes available. You do not want to fall behind on your security patches in this day of constant cybersecurity attacks, otherwise, your data could wind up in the wrong hands. But what about those new features?  Taking your temp The Pixel line of phones already received a thermometer app to go along with Android 14. However, missing from that app was the ability to take your own temperature. You could measure food and organic material, beverages and water, cast iron, ceramic and glass, …

Update your iPhone and turn on Stolen Device Protection ASAP. Here’s why

Update your iPhone and turn on Stolen Device Protection ASAP. Here’s why

[ad_1] Tim Robberts/Getty Images Apple has rolled out a new update that promises to better secure your iPhone from the bad guys.  Released on Monday, iOS 17.3 kicks in a few helpful new features, including Apple Music playlist sharing and AirPlay support for hotel room TVs. But the most significant improvement is one called Stolen Device Protection. Currently, someone who nabs your iPhone can gain access to confidential data or make unwanted changes simply by entering the right passcode, even if your phone is protected with Face ID or Touch ID. Plus, features that normally require Face ID or Touch ID will fall back to passcode verification if the biometric method fails. Also: Apple’s next MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and iPad Air could launch as early as March But with Stolen Device Protection enabled, the thief who makes off with your phone won’t be able to do certain things without the right facial or fingerprint recognition. Stolen Device Protection will ensure that certain actions, including viewing stored passwords and credit cards, will require Face ID …

The 1 Simple Movement Gut Doctors Use To Ease Bloating ASAP

The 1 Simple Movement Gut Doctors Use To Ease Bloating ASAP

[ad_1] While one of the true joys of Christmas is indulging in the food and drink you’ve lovingly saved for the Big Day, later on in the day and the days after can come with some discomfort. In fact, according to the NHS, their heartburn advice is seen every 13 seconds on Christmas Day. Whew. Luckily, if you’re feeling the festive bloat, gut specialist Dr Megan Rossi appeared on This Morning yesterday to share a simple exercise which can alleviate the discomfort and tension that bloating brings. The exercise that helps with bloating It’s actually a very popular yoga pose called “The Cat-Cow”. If you are slightly taken aback at the name, you’re not alone. This Morning host Rylan Clark was too, but it pertains to the stance that you take during the pose and the movements you make. To do this pose, you need to get on all fours and Rossi recommends imagining “pulling your belly button up to your thigh” which should result in an arched back. This is the “cat” pose. Then, …

The 1 Easy Trick To Stop Losing Heat Through Your Windows ASAP

The 1 Easy Trick To Stop Losing Heat Through Your Windows ASAP

[ad_1] During this cost of living crisis and while energy bills are soaring, many of us are trying to find ways to stay warm and comfortable while not spending too much more money. Whether it’s buying secondhand toys for our kids or rearranging furniture to optimise heating in the home, we’re all making cuts where and when we can. However, one TikTok creator, Brittany Vausser, who is also known as ‘The Hack Queen’ has found a solution to losing heat through windows and it won’t break the bank. How to reduce heat loss through windows in the home According to Vausser, all you need to reduce heat loss from windows by “up to 50%” is bubble wrap and a spray bottle of water. From there, cut your bubble wrap to size, spray your window with the water and place the bubble wrap over the window and that’s it! You should notice a reduction in heat loss, according to Vausser. However, Vausser also recommends that if you’re looking for another option that’s slightly less effective but …