Plex users: Reset your password – a data breach has you at risk

Sep 24, 2022

Apps Plex is requiring all of its users to change their passwords before logging back in. If you use Plex, you might want to go ahead and change your password as soon as possible. The company recently sent out a letter informing users of a recent breach that compromised a bunch of user data. Troy Hunt took to Twitter earlier this week to share their own experience with the recent Plex breach. Hunt is the creator of Have I Been Pwned, a platform dedicated to letting users know if th ...read more

Best Buy slashes Pixel 6 Pro to $649 and the Pixel 6 to $499

Sep 24, 2022

Deals It’s never been a better time to buy a Google Pixel. Best Buy’s Labor Day sale goes live on August 29, but they’re kicking things off a little early with a huge discount on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. For a limited time, save $250 on the Pixel 6 Pro and $100 off the Pixel 6. Comparatively, the Pixel 6 Pro sells for $899 (now $749), while the Pixel 6 sells for $599 (now $499). And you have your pick of storage options and colors. Storage variations include a 128GB and 25 ...read more

Plex hacked: Change your password right now

Sep 24, 2022

Plex is one of those services that hardcore nerds absolutely love. It’s also getting a much higher profile these days, thanks to a series of feature additions like built-in free streaming TV. That profile appears to have attracted the wrong kind of attention. According to an email sent to users, Plex was hacked, and whoever did it made off with “emails, usernames, and encrypted passwords.” That’s fairly typical as data breaches go, and there’s no indication th ...read more

Ads in Microsoft Outlook app for Android and iOS are getting worse

Sep 24, 2022

The Microsoft Outlook app for Android and iOS is displaying more ads than before. The new banners are appearing right in the inbox. Microsoft is displaying more ads in its Outlook app As you may know, the Outlook mobile app has two main tabs or views, Focused Inbox, and Others. The former collects important mails, while the Others tab displays all emails in your inbox. Ads aren't good for a user's privacy, but this time the banners are causing another issue. The ads appear similar t ...read more

Apple's iPad mini 6 drops to $429.99 thanks to back-to-school savings at Amazon

Sep 24, 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Amazon is stacking bonus savings at checkout with an instant rebate to deliver the cheapest iPad mini 6 price heading back-to-school. The discounted $429.99 price at Amazon is $20 cheaper than Apple's own $449 price with its student discount. And with all four colors either in stock or shi ...read more

Genie Timeline 10 Home review: Time Machine-like backup for Windows

Sep 24, 2022

At a glanceExpert’s Rating ProsSuper easy to useOrganizes and presents backed up files by dateCurrently ridiculously affordableConsDoesn’t support online storage servicesOnly one data set and jobProblematic recovery discsOur VerdictIf you’ve wanted the ease and simplicity of Apple’s Time Machine backup for your Windows PC, Genie Timeline 10’s continuous data protection is as close as you’ll get. Featuring a ludicrously low price at the time of this review, i ...read more

The best gaming monitors: Level up your display

Sep 24, 2022

Any monitor can be used for PC gaming, but a display built for productivity will likely leave you underwhelmed. Limited contrast, blurry motion, and slow refresh rates still hold basic productivity monitors back. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of excellent gaming monitors available at a wide range of price points—and the best of them embrace cutting-edge technology unavailable in any other PC display.  Here are the best gaming monitors of 2022 so far. (If you aren’t ...read more

Apple TV+ shares first trailer for 'Central Park' season 3

Sep 24, 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple TV+ animated musical comedy "Central Park" gets a trailer for season 3 with Kristen Bell's new character making her debut. "Central Park" is an animated series from the creators of "Bob's Burgers." It is a musical featuring the voices of Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Digs, Leslie ...read more

Best laptop deals: Top picks from budget to extreme

Sep 24, 2022

Whether you’re looking for a laptop for gaming, school, or just something easier on the wallet, we’re here to help you out. The team at PCWorld is combing the world wide web to find the best laptop deals available right now. However, not all laptop “deals” are truly deals. Laptop manufacturers heavily discount undesirable machines to get rid of stock. So, we’re only including the ones we consider total bargains—and we’ll explain why. Right now, we& ...read more

The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Sep 24, 2022

Looking to upgrade to a brand-new laptop? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve scoured the market looking for the top laptops and curated an even more select list of the very best available right now. All of the picks below have been personally tested and vetted by our experts here at PCWorld. From classic clamshells to versatile 2-in-1’s, we’ve got you covered. If you’re on a tight budget, don’t worry, we’ve also thrown in the best affordable ...read more