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How To Check If Your AirPods’s Noise Cancellation Is Broken

How To Check If Your AirPods’s Noise Cancellation Is Broken

Noise-cancelling headphones can bring you peaceful, private listening in crowded places like buses or help you focus on work while posted up in a coffee shop or noisy office. They’re great when they work, but some AirPods Pro users are finding that a recent firmware update affected the performance of…

Update These TP-Link Routers To Fix A Critical Password Vulnerability

Update These TP-Link Routers To Fix A Critical Password Vulnerability

If you own one of four TP-Link routers, including the TP-Link Archer C5 (v4), you’re going to want to find and install its latest firmware update right now. The patch fixes a critical vulnerability that would otherwise allow an attacker to take full control of your router—admin access and all—and…

Do Not Install Your Microsoft Surface’s August Firmware Updates

Do Not Install Your Microsoft Surface’s August Firmware Updates

If you own one of Microsoft’s latest Surface devices — the Surface Book 2 or Surface Pro 6 — you’ll want to pause Windows Updates for a little while, because Microsoft’s latest firmware could absolutely tank your system’s performance. If your laptop is already hosed, however, we have a few…