Wyze Releases Webcam Firmware for Its Cameras, a Thermometer, and More – By Josh Hendrickson reviewgeek.com
Right now, more people are working from home than ever. Because of increased called for virtual conference calls, webcams are now a hot commodity and hard to find in stock. Wyze wants to help, so it released firmware to turn your Wyze Cam into a webcam for free. It’s also offering a free month of complete-motion-capture. And it’s selling thermometers. And more.
Microsoft Editor vs Grammarly: Which extension is best? – By Arif Bacchus onmsft.com
If you’ve been considering a web browser extension that can help improve your writing, there’s now a new player you can choose from. Although Grammarly has long been the most popular solution, Microsoft recently introduced its own take known as Microsoft Editor.
The Best Security Key for Multi-Factor Authentication – By thewirecutter.com
A good password manager is the first step to online security but not the last. Enabling two-factor authentication on your accounts is the next step, and using a physical security key is the most secure way to do so. The Yubico YubiKey 5 Series has the best combination of compatibility, usability, and security of any key we tested.
9 Ways To Keep Hackers Out Of Your Smart Home Devices – By Emily Shwake buzzfeed.com
Smart home devices make our lives way easier, but they also open us up to creepy kinds of cyber hacks.
Password Manager Showdown: LastPass vs. 1Password – By Zapier zapier.com
Until a better security standard is accepted by everyone, we're stuck using usernames and passwords.
You're not going to remember the kind of long, gibberish passwords that work best—something like E%LDMfND4LAQFSfi%c9ujmwwo#MEpT doesn't exactly stick in your memory or lend itself to being typed out.
How to Clear Cache and Cookies in Chrome – By Marshall Gunnell howtogeek.com
If you’re trying to fix loading or formatting issues to improve your browsing experience on Google Chrome, clearing your cache and cookies is an excellent place to start. Here’s how and what happens when you delete them.
Google Docs gets fixed positioning w/ new image sidebar – By Abner Li 9to5google.com
Google Docs on the web is getting the ability to fix an image to a certain position on the page. As part of this, the editor is adding a new image formatting sidebar to provide easier access to capabilities.
Password Managers: What They Are, and Why You Need One – By Patricia Rey Mallén
E-mail account, social media profiles, online banking, random travel, gaming apps. Do you feel like you’re creating a new account every single day? Yeah, me too.
All of these new accounts come with a big problem, though. How the hell do you keep track of them?
How to Factory Reset Windows 10 – By Marshall Gunnell howtogeek.com
If your Windows 10 PC is running slow or acting abnormally, one of the most surefire ways of fixing the issue is by performing a factory reset. This is also recommended if you’re selling your computer. Here’s how.
14 Google Maps Tricks Travelers Need to Know – By Dave Dean Android
What’s the app you use most while traveling? Probably something that helps you find your way around, right? Google Maps is the best of the lot, with accurate navigation, detailed maps, and loads of features that keep getting added and updated all the time.
Google Chrome is the world's top browser. Stop missing out on its 7 best tools – By Dale Smith cnet.com
Google Chrome is the world's most popular browser, and for good reason. It's packed with useful tools that connect you to the internet every day, like dark mode, toolbar playback controls and a "privacy sandbox" coming later this year. But it's also hard to keep up with all the browser changes. After all, you can't very well store your login credentials in Chrome's password manager if you don't know it exists.
Google Duo can now support twelve-person group video calls – By Kyle Bradshaw 9to5google.com
As we all work together to practice safe social distancing, we’re finding and adapting ways to replace that personal connection between friends, family, and co-workers, especially through video calling. To help more of us stay connected, Google Duo is expanding its group calling capabilities to allow up to twelve people into a single group call.
4 Grammar Checker Services That Will Terrify Your Typos – By Suzanne Humphriesreviewgeek.com
You don’t have to be an English major to rock perfect grammar—just let a grammar checker do it for you. They act as your personal editor and ensure that your writing looks professional before you publish or submit it.
The best password manager for 2020 and how to use them – By Clifford Colby cnet.com
No more struggling to come up with clever, cryptic passwords that you have a hard time remembering. With a secure and easy-to-use password manager, you can store your passwords and manage your login credentials across all your devices, keeping your passwords secure, automatically filling in forms in web browsers, and syncing your data across MacOS, Windows, Android phones, iPads, iPhones and more.
Google Photos adds text selection prompt on mobile and upload origin information on the web – By Manuel Vonau androidpolice.com
Google Photos is already a solid product and has only recently received a massive facelift that's still not rolling out widely. But there are always little things that can be improved upon, and recently, two have surfaced: The Photos app now shows you toasts that let you quickly copy texts from images while the web interface allows you to see where you've uploaded a given photo from.