Do You Really Need Antivirus Software on Your Windows or Mac Computer? – By Sydney Butler online-tech-tips.com
Do you still need third-party antivirus software on modern systems? There are tradeoffs, so make sure you know what you’re getting into before clicking that download button.
4 Ways to Ruin Your Smartphone’s Battery – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
There’s a lot of information out there about how to treat smartphone batteries. We can argue about the best practices, but there are some clearly bad things that can ruin batteries quickly. Let’s make sure you’re avoiding them.
Google Drive Will “Delete” Your Duplicate Files – By Review Geek Review Geek
In an effort to streamline Google Drive and help optimize your storage space, Google is rolling out a feature that is sure to be divisive among its users. Soon, it will replace all of your files and folders stored in multiple locations with shortcuts.
Google, Apple, and Microsoft are working together to deploy passwordless sign-in – ByAndroid Authority
Passwords are one step closer to oblivion.
Google, Apple, and Microsoft are adopting the FIDO passwordless sign-in standard.
All three companies are committed to cross-platform implementation.
The new method should provide greater security over traditional passwords.
Can Cleaning a Phone’s Display Ruin the Oleophobic Coating? – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Did you know there’s a special “oleophobic coating” on your phone’s screen to help keep fingerprints and smudges away? It’s more important than you might think. Can obsessively cleaning the display remove the coating? Let’s talk about that.
You don’t need to install an antivirus app on your phone – By Jerry Hildenbrand Android Central
Many of us have been conditioned into thinking we need to install antivirus or malware protection apps on our phones lest we become a victim of some shady group of people who want our data.
How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone 13 – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
How much juice do you have left? If you’re using an iPhone 13 (or iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or iPhone 13 Pro Max), the exact answer isn’t always obvious at a glance. Luckily, there are two ways to quickly see a precise battery percentage on your iPhone 13. Here’s how.
The New iPhone SE Really Is as Fast as iPhone 13 – By Dave LeClair How-To Geek
Apple recently announced a new iPhone SE with a solid $429 price tag. What’s surprising is that it includes the A15 chip, which is the same one found in the current iPhone 13. So how does the iPhone SE do in benchmarks?
Do You Really Need a Screen Protector on Your Smartphone? – By Sydney Butler online-tech-tips.com
Smartphones are an expensive purchase, and all it takes is one bad-luck event to smash your shiny new phone’s screen into a million pieces. There must be something you can do to preserve the quality and integrity of your phone!
Are Password Managers Safe? – By Ask Leo! YouTube VIDEO
Password management utilities are great tools to manage your passwords and be more secure about how you use them.
The 7 Best Step Counter Apps of 2022 – By Suzanne Humphries Review Geek
Walking is great for your health, and when you throw a step counter into the mix, it can also be fun and motivational. And if you don’t have a dedicated fitness tracker or smartwatch, don’t fret—we found seven great step counter apps you can just use on your smartphone.
21 Other Things Your Smartphone’s Camera Can Do Besides Take Pictures – By Suzanne Humphries Review Geek
A smartphone’s camera is always one of its most defining features. Good cameras allow you to better capture moments and scenery with clarity—to be memorialized later on Instagram, of course. But what else can your phone’s camera do besides take selfies?
What Is Finder on a Mac? – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
If you’ve used a Mac, you might have heard of “Finder.” But what is it, why do you need it, and how do you use it? We’ll explain.
The 6 Best Tablets for Holiday 2021 – By Sarah Chaney Review Geek
A tablet is super handy to have on hand because it’s more portable than a laptop but has a larger screen than a smartphone. And because it’s an awesome piece of tech that everyone could use, it makes the perfect holiday gift, even for picky people.
Bitwarden offers excellent password management tools with great value [App of the Month] – By Jonathan Lamont MobileSyrup
If you don’t have a password manager yet, you should really get one.