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Why a local device PIN is better than a Master Password

Why a local device PIN is better than a Master Password – By Rew Islam dashlane.com
We’re often advised that a complex and unique password is superior to a simple one. However, password complexity is only one way to view security. There are alternatives like biometric unlock and device PIN that are also secure. But when device support for a biometric method of unlocking your laptop or mobile is unavailable, could a 6-digit PIN be a strong substitute for a complex and unique password?

Leaving Behind Your Logins: More Than Half of Internet Users Don’t Plan for the Unexpected [Study]

Leaving Behind Your Logins: More Than Half of Internet Users Don’t Plan for the Unexpected [Study] – By Mary James allaboutcookies.org
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Get Automatic Notifications When Web Pages Change

I Get Automatic Notifications When Web Pages Change: Here’s How and Why I Do It – By Jason Dookeran How-To Geek
Whether you’re tracking competitors, following industry news, or monitoring resources for research, manually checking each site for changes is a huge time sink. Fortunately, there’s a solution that can shoulder the burden for you, freeing up valuable time and mental energy.

What Is Cellular Data Throttling, and What Can You Do About It?

What Is Cellular Data Throttling, and What Can You Do About It? – By Sydney Butler How-To Geek
The speed of cellular data services is often a point of contention, especially since it changes depending on where you are at the moment, but that doesn’t mean your internet speeds are just up with the weather. Your mobile service provider can squeeze the pipe a little on purpose, and that’s what cellular throttling is all about.

How to recover if you’ve lost your YubiKey

How to recover if you’ve lost your YubiKey – By Elliot Alexander XDA Developers
Losing your Yubikey can be a nightmare, potentially leaving you locked out of your accounts away from money, emails or messaging apps. But if you’ve got proper backups in place, recovery should be a relatively painless process to regain access to all your accounts. Preparing for losing a Yubikey does need to be done in advance, but there are still some things you can do if you haven’t got backups.

How to Take Full Control of Your Notifications on a Chromebook

How to Take Full Control of Your Notifications on a Chromebook – By David Nield Lifehacker
Notifications are an inescapable part of modern life at this point, but they can vary from the important to the irrelevant. Striking the right balance is key, so that you’re not going to miss the alerts you need to see, but aren’t bombarded and distracted by the ones you don’t.

Productivity tweaks you can make to your PC

10 of the best productivity tweaks you can make to your PC – By Parth Shah XDA Developers
Apart from a UI makeover, the transition from Windows 10 to Windows 11 also brought many new features that can streamline your workflow and boost productivity. Microsoft offers some practical, easy-to-implement tips that will transform your PC or laptop into a lean, mean productivity machine in minutes.

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