How to Use a Security Key to Protect Sensitive Online Accounts – By Kirk McElhearn intego.com
Protecting your online accounts has become more important, as so much of our lives takes place on websites, via email, and through messaging. If someone gets access to some of your accounts – especially your email account – they can get access to others, and potentially usurp your identity.
How to Protect Your Online Accounts With a Physical Security Key – By Lance Whitney pcmag.com
A password isn’t enough to fully protect your accounts and logins anymore. Websites and apps offer two-factor authentication and biometric login features, but another way to secure your accounts is through a physical security key.
You’re using your Android and Mac’s fingerprint reader all wrong – By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes zdnet.com
Fingerprint readers are great. When they work.
One thing I’ve noticed since switching to an iPhone with Face ID instead of Touch ID is how much faster and more accurate using my face is than using my fingers.
Why You Don’t Need an Expensive Smartphone Anymore – By Andrew Heinzman reviewgeek.com
As flagship devices from Samsung, Apple, Google, and OnePlus get more and more expensive, you might feel forced to keep up with the increased prices. But times have changed, and most phones under $500 offer the performance, battery life, and camera quality that used to be reserved for high-end handsets. In other words, you don’t need an expensive phone anymore.
How to check if someone else accessed your Google account – By Andy Wolber techrepublic.com
Review your recent Gmail access, browser sign-in history, and Google account activity to make sure no one other than you has used your account.
What Is Google Assistant, and What Can It Do? – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
In a world filled with virtual assistants, Google Assistant is one name you probably recognize. The market is full of Google Assistant-enabled devices, but what exactly is it, what does it do, and should you use it?
YouTube Premium Explained – Is it Good for Viewers AND Creators? – By Lon.TV youtube.com VIDEO
Last week we looked at all of the subscription services I use and a lot of you wrote in about YouTube premium! So this week we take a look at the YouTube subscription option.
How To Setup A New Chromebook and Adjust Settings! – By Nessie Ruiz youtube.com VIDEO
This tutorial will walk you through setting up your new Chromebook for the first time. We will go through all of the set up options including picking your wifi network, signing in to your Chromebook with your gmail address, picking your Chrome sync settings, and setting up the other options.
Useful Google Maps Tips for Every Traveler – By Wandering Helene wanderinghelene.com
Google Maps is probably my most used travel app. I have been sharing my tips and tricks for using it for travel for years. Since these are questions I get over and over it is definitely time to share this article. If you have any questions or additional tips to share please leave them in the comments.
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How to Uninstall or Disable Extensions in Google Chrome – By Benj Edwardshowtogeek.com
Extensions can add a wide range of new features and functionality to Google Chrome, but sometimes you need to remove or disable one or more of them. Here’s how to do it.
How to See a List of Restaurants You’ve Visited in Google Maps – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
Google Maps is an invaluable tool for navigating using your smartphone. But did you know Maps keeps track of your travels even if you’re not actively using it? This feature enables you to see a running list of your visited restaurants.
Chromebook Review (2020) — Should I Buy a Chromebook? by stylefactoryproductions.com/
“Should I buy a Chromebook?” is a question that is asked with increasing frequency by individuals, businesses, parents and students looking to reduce their computing costs and/or work exclusively in the cloud.
How to enable Chrome’s new secret Read Later feature – By Catalin Cimpanu zdnet.com
The latest version of the Google Chrome browser, v86, released earlier this month, contains a secret Read Later feature reminiscent of the old Set Aside function from the classic Microsoft Edge browser and the current Pocket integration from Firefox.
How to Get Started With Google TV – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
The Chromecast with Google TV introduced the company’s vision for its smart TV devices. If you have a streaming device running Google TV, there are some things you should know. We’ll help you get the most out of your experience.
How to Change Your Default Google Account on the Web – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
It’s easy to use the web with multiple Google accounts signed in at the same time, but you will always fall back to the “default” account. It’s a little tricky to change this, but it can be done.
All the OK Google commands and How to use them – By Arol Wright xda-developers.com
Google Assistant is a very powerful tool we should all learn to wield properly. Even if you’re not deeply invested in the Google ecosystem, it’s still a nice tool to have, as it’s one of the most flexible and capable voice assistants, not just for Android, but for any device in general. Nowadays, it’s integrated into phones, TVs, tablets, and smart home devices, and smart displays, and even trigger it from wired earphones!.