6 Google Spreadsheet Tricks That Are Easy to Learn and Remember By Mahit Huilgol, www.makeuseof.com
Google Sheets is a popular Microsoft Excel alternative. As with other Google tools, the Sheets is a core part of Google Drive. In this article, we have taken the liberty to dive deep and unearth a handful of super useful Google Sheets tricks that you may have never heard before.
These Google Spreadsheet tricks are simple enough to learn and remember.
U2F Explained: How Google and Other Companies Are Creating a Universal Security Token – By Chris Hoffman, www.howtogeek.com
U2F is a new standard for universal two-factor authentication tokens. These tokens can use USB, NFC, or Bluetooth to provide two-factor authentication across a variety of services. It’s already supported in Chrome for Google, Dropbox, and GitHub accounts. Microsoft is working on implementing it in Edge.
Google Chrome tip: Use the built-in Task Manager to find out which tabs are eating your RAM By Adrian Kingsley-hughes, www.zdnet.com
That brings up the Task Manager screen. It displays five columns of information by default. The two that we are concerned with right now are Task, which at the top lists the browser, and beneath that all the tabs, subframes, extensions, and the GPU process.
How to use Startup Repair to fix boot problems with Windows 10 By Mauro Huculak, www.windowscentral.com
It's just a matter of time before your device gets stuck loading or won't start at all. Instead of spending time trying to find out the problem, Windows 10 includes the Startup Repair feature designed to quickly fix most common issues that may be preventing your computer from loading correctly.
What is the cloud? | CNBC Explains By Cnbc International, www.youtube.com VIDEO
The cloud is big business for tech giants like Amazon, Google and Microsoft. Revenues from cloud services are expected to exceed $200 billion in 2019. But what exactly does the cloud do? CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze explains.
The Best Places to Buy a Domain Name By Anthony Heddings, www.howtogeek.com
Unless you’ve got a connection at ICANN, the organization responsible for managing the creation of domain names, you’ll be buying your domain name from a “Domain Name Registrar,” a company accredited by ICANN to sell domain names.
Top 5 ways to pick a secure password By Tom Merritt, www.techrepublic.com
Oh, passwords. Someday the FIDO alliance or somebody will save us from them. Until that heady day, we still need them and we need to choose ones that are really hard to guess. Even if you have two-factor authentication turned on—which you should—secure passwords are still a good idea. Fire up your Horse Battery Staple, here are five things to know to pick a good password.
How Password Constraints Give You a False Sense of Security By David Murphy, lifehacker.com
The next time you’re forced to make a password—especially if a site requires you to use a crazy combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, or a number, or a symbol—don’t assume that these attempts at obfuscation automatically mean that your password is incredible and secure.
Microsoft Accounts Now Support Passwordless Login via FIDO 2 Security Keys By Lucian Armasu, www.tomshardware.com
Microsoft and Yubico announced today that all Microsoft account owners using the latest Windows 10 version (build 1089) and the Edge browser will be able to log in to their accounts using nothing but a FIDO2/WebAuthn-enabled security key like Yubikey 5.
20 Roku hacks every user should know By Nayomi Reghay, www.dailydot.com
For cord-cutters, there’s no better device to scratch your streaming itch than Roku. Offering a wide range of devices to meet the needs of users of all types, using Roku means you have access to the best TV streaming experience for your budget. But Roku is more than just a collection of the biggest streaming services on Earth, it’s also a highly customizable operating system with plenty of hidden tricks. Here are the best Roku hacks to get the most your of your Roku experience.
USPS Site Exposed Data on 60 Million Users by krebsonsecurity.com
U.S. Postal Service just fixed a security weakness that allowed anyone who has an account at usps.com to view account details for some 60 million other users, and in some cases to modify account details on their behalf.
Best Chromebook Black Friday 2018 deals: by zdnet.com/
From $99 budget systems to the pricey PixelBook, these Chrome-running laptops will all be on sale.
Thanks to their low price and popularity with schools, Chromebooks remain one of the bright spots in a flagging PC market. No surprise, then, that retailers are offering many Chromebook deals for Black Friday. While some of the sales are for Chrome OS running laptops with smaller screens and minimal specs that cost as little as $99, Chromebooks have evolved to offer bigger displays, 2-in-1 capabilities, and more high-end features as found in Google's PixelBook. We've rounded up those specials below to make it easy for you to find the right deal if you're planning to buy a Chromebook on Black Friday.
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The best Android power user features you may have forgotten about By Corbin Davenport, www.androidpolice.com
Android has now been around for over a decade, and every single update has brought new features. Some functionality is unknown to the vast majority of smartphone owners, either because the options aren't well-advertised, or because their uses are limited.
In this post, we've compiled some of the best power user features that Android has to offer.
5 Best Chrome Extensions For Productivity That You Should Use In 2019 By Manisha Priyadarshini, fossbytes.com
Google is the most popular browser around and supports a vast number of extensions as well. Since there are a lot of Chrome addons available in the Chrome Web Store, picking the best Google Chrome extension can be quite a task.
How to Tell if Your Account Has Been Hacked By Lorenzo Franceschi-bicchierai, motherboard.vice.com
Hackers routinely target high profile victims like politicians or wealthy cryptocurrency investors. But you could become a target too. Maybe an abusive former partner wants to stalk you, or a run-of-the-mill cybercriminal wants to get into your bank account.
In our era of advanced technology and high-speed Internet connections, you can find information on virtually anything. In the space of just a few minutes, we can find recipes for the tastiest pie or learn all about the theory of wave-particle duality.