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How To Use A Password Manager

How To Use A Password Manager  – By Tyler Leeubergizmo.com

Using the same password for all your online accounts is probably the worst idea ever. This is because in the event your password is leaked, hackers will be able to access all your online accounts and services.


Best password managers: Reviews of the top products  – By Michael Ansaldopcworld.com

We are terrible at passwords. We suck at creating them (the top two most popular remain “123456” and “password”), we share them way too freely, and we forget them all the time. Indeed, the very thing that can ensure our online security has become our biggest obstacle to it. This is what makes a good password manager essential.

Chrome 77 Debuts with New Features

Google Chrome 77 Debuts with a Really Useful New Feature – By Joey-Elijah Sneddonomgchrome.com

The Chrome 77 update packs the usual changes, brings a batch of bug fixes, and provides a pertinent pinch of security patches — but there’s a killer new feature too.


How to Enable a Play/Pause Button on Chrome’s Toolbar – By Chris Hoffmanhowtogeek.com

Which tab is playing sound? With Chrome’s new Play/Pause button, you don’t have to hunt it down. You can control playback from any browser tab using a convenient button on Chrome’s toolbar.

Forced Perspective Photos

10 Forced Perspective Photos You Have to Try For Yourself – By posterjack.ca

Here is a look at 10 photos that use the forced perspective technique. This type of trick photography doesn’t use photo editing software but rather, with some creative positioning of subjects and the camera, it creates an optical illusion that makes objects appear to be more distant, closer, smaller, or larger than they really are.

Smartphone astrophotography:

Smartphone astrophotography: use your phone to capture the night sky by skyatnightmagazine.com

Not all astrophotography requires an expensive camera. As Pete Lawrence explains, the smartphone you carry every day can be used to capture a range of night-sky objects
Astrophotography with just a phone camera may sound a bit far-fetched, but there are certain subjects that can be captured in this manner. We’ve got suggestions for some brighter subjects to start you off, with a gentle push towards more challenging targets.

– Enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender

How to Enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender – By Elsie Biagemaketecheasier.com

Windows Defender, the built-in real-time antivirus in Windows 10, has a critical security feature that’s disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. Strangely though, the feature was added in a Windows 10 version 1709 update in October 2017, which comes as a surprise for many users who may not have known about it until now.

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