What’s New in Chrome 89, Available Today – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Google Chrome 89 brings integration between Android phones and Chrome OS, better support for gamepads in the browser, NFC for web apps, and native web sharing. It will be released sometime today, on March 2, 2021.
What Is Mesh Wifi? Smart Home Must-Haves – By Undecided with Matt Ferrell YouTube VIDEO
What Is Mesh Wifi? Smart Home Must Have. If you’re anything like me, then you probably have dozens of things like phones, tablets, laptops, game consoles, media streaming boxes, and smart home devices all vying for a solid WiFi connection. A mesh wifi network may be the answer.
Don’t Use a VPN…it’s not the ultimate security fix you’ve been told – By All Things Secured YouTube VIDEO
here are valid reasons to use a VPN (which I’ll explain), but if you listen to most YouTubers, a VPN has somehow become the end-all-be-all security and privacy app. It’s not.
A Beginner’s Guide to Finding and Listening to Podcasts – By Lizz Schumer goodhousekeeping.com
It’s undeniable that we’re living in the golden age of podcasts. According to Podcasthosting.org, 50% of all U.S. homes are podcasting fans, with 55% of the population having listened to at least one episode. About 37% of Americans say they listen to a podcast at least every month, with 24% listening weekly — and because the medium has exploded over the past few years, that’s likely to rise. As of September 2020, over one million podcasts and over 29 million episodes are out there, ready to stream into your earbuds or over your speakers.
Why Your Smart TV Needs a Streaming Stick – By Andrew Heinzman Review Geek
Smart TVs were supposed to save us from streaming sticks and set-top boxes. But because of slow hardware and unpredictable update schedules, the all-in-one smart TV solution is often more frustrating than it is useful. Here’s why your smart TV, which may have Roku or Amazon Fire TV software built-in, still needs a streaming stick.
Amazon Music arrives on Chromecast with Google TV – By Ben Schoon 9to5Google2 min
After picking up Apple TV earlier this month, Chromecast with Google TV is getting another new app. Amazon Music has just officially arrived on Google TV.
5 reasons the Pixel 4a should be your next device [Video] – By Damien Wilde 9to5Google
The Pixel 5a is most definitely on the horizon, but until such a time as Google unveils the next affordable Android, the Pixel 4a is still a superb smartphone stuffed full of awesome features.
What Is Google One, and Is It Worth Paying for More Storage? – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Google One is a service that you might have seen advertised, but aren’t familiar with. You might wonder how it’s different from Google Drive, and why does it require a paid subscription? We’re here to answer those questions.
Netflix’s Automatic “Downloads For You” Provides Content When The Internet’s Out – By Josh Hendrickson Review Geek
If you know you’ll be offline, you can already download a few episodes of most Netflix shows and movies. But what happens when the power goes out, or you make a last-minute road trip? Starting today on Android, Netflix’s “Downloads For You” can download a few episodes of a show you might like so that you can watch something without network access.
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3 Hidden Features In Chrome OS 88 You Can Try Right Now – By Chrome Unboxed YouTube VIDEO
There are some hidden features in Chrome OS 88 that you can enable with minimal effort and enjoy and add to your Chromebook toolbox. You can enable each of them in the Stable channel with just the flip of a switch.
Go to chrome://flags/ and search for “Screen capture test” and “Read Later” and “Scanning UI.”
Bitwarden Is Now the Best Free Alternative to LastPass – By Lifehacker
Whether you’re looking to make a change in your password management just because, or you’re a LastPass user annoyed with the service’s recent changes to its free tier, switching to the much-loved (and free) Bitwarden service is a good choice. Bitwarden is now the best free password manager for most people—since it works across all of your devices to add convenience and security to your logins—and setting it up is quick and easy.
How to Transfer Your LastPass Passwords to Bitwarden – By Khamosh Pathak How-To Geek
LastPass offers a free version of its password manager, but it’s limited to only one device type at a time. If you’re looking to switch password managers, Bitwarden offers a free, open-source service with no limits. Here’s how to transfer your LastPass passwords to Bitwarden.
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How to Safely Remove USB Flash Drives From a Chromebook – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
You’ve probably heard about how you should always safely “eject” a USB drive before unplugging it. On Windows, it’s a very simple process, but what about on a Chromebook? Should you still do it? How does it work?
How to Delete Almost All Junk Emails the Easy Way – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek
Is your email account filling up? Don’t pay a monthly subscription fee just to store a bunch of newsletters, promotional emails, and other junk you’ll never look at again. Here’s how to quickly purge your email of the worst offenders.