How to Add Bluetooth to Your Computer – By Jason Fitzpatrick How-To Geek
Although the majority of laptops—and even desktops—now come with Bluetooth support, some of us still need Bluetooth upgrades. If you’re rocking a device without Bluetooth support, don’t fret. Read on as we show you how to add Bluetooth support easily and cheaply to any computer.
Update Google Chrome Right Now to Fix a Security Exploit – By Arol Wright How-To Geek
With every update that’s released to an app or operating system, there is the chance a zero-day security vulnerability can strike. And when there is one, depending on the severity, it’s something that you want to address as soon as you get a chance, because it could very well be something that’s being exploited in the wild and can affect you. Now, there’s another zero-day vulnerability affecting everyone’s favorite browser, Google Chrome.
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External Storage: Should I Buy an HDD or an SSD? – By Bemfica de Oliva How-To Geek
Solid-state drives (SSDs) are an easy way to speed up old computers. For external storage, however, their faster transfer rates may not matter much against hard disk drives (HDDs). Here are a few factors to consider before deciding.
My favorite Chromebook, the Acer 516 GE, can be had for just $299 refurbished – By Robby Payne chromeunboxed.com
A couple weeks ago, we talked about the surprising fact that Target has a whole collection of manufacturer refurbished Chromebooks on their website.
8 deeply hidden, truly useful Windows features – By Thorsten Eggeling PCWorld
Even supposedly straightforward tools such as Windows Explorer offer options that are not always recognizable at first glance. The search function, for example, not only finds files and folders. With additional search options, the result can be refined and used for numerous purposes.
Google Drive Now Has a Much Better Document Scanner – By Arol Wright How-To Geek
Keeping track of physical papers, documents, invoices, and receipts can get annoying. The Google Drive scanner is a surprisingly useful tool for keeping digital copies of stuff, and now, Google is rolling out a few new features and changes.
The Benefits of Using a Password Manager – By Isabelle Jones theseeker.ca
Securing our personal information has never been more critical in an era dominated by digital connectivity and an ever-expanding online presence. Passwords serve as the first line of defense against cyber threats, and managing them effectively is a task that can quickly become overwhelming. This is where password managers step in, offering a secure and efficient solution to the complex challenge of password management. This article explores the numerous benefits of password management and how it can enhance online security.
How to clone an SSD to a larger SSD with no data loss – By EASEUS PCWorld
It’s good to know the critical SSD parameters before trying to replace one, such as capacity, read/write speed, and interface types (M.2, NVMe, PCIe, etc.). In addition, SSD manufacturers also deserve your attention because their quality, reliability, and warranty vary.
Google Drive rolling out new default ‘Home’ page on the web – By Abner Li 9to5Google
Back in May, Google Drive started testing a new default homepage on the web that automatically suggests files, as well as folders, and it’s now rolling out.
How to Record a Phone Call on Android – By Cameron Summerson How-To Geek
There may or may not come a time in your life when you need to record a phone call. While we won’t get into specific reasons as to why you may want to do this, we will say this: it’s super easy. Let’s do this.
3 Reasons to Have a Google Voice Number – By Anna Burgess Yang debugger.medium.com
I gave up a landline in 2009. The days of having a phone ring throughout the house were gone. So were the days of long-distance, not calling someone after 9:00 p.m., and listing a “home number” as the primary contact info on forms.
Can I Password Protect a Folder? – By Leo A. Notenboom askleo.com
You can do something similar to password-protecting it using Windows security features, but success depends on using the computer the “right” way. I don’t really recommend it. If you have something you want to password protect and keep secure, I recommend a different approach.
What Are Google Camera Mods for Android, and How Do You Install Them? – By Kabir Jain How-To Geek
Google Camera, or GCam, is renowned for its outstanding image processing and computational photography capabilities. While it comes pre-installed on Google Pixel devices, the exciting part is that it’s accessible on a wide range of Android smartphones. This guide will walk you through choosing the correct GCam version and installing it step-by-step.
Criminals Can Steal Your Phone Number. Here’s How to Stop Them – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek
Criminals can steal your phone number by pretending to be you and then move your number to another phone. They’ll then receive security codes sent via SMS on their phone, helping them gain access to your bank account and other secure services.