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YubiKey 5C NFC review: Everybody should have one of these

YubiKey 5C NFC review: Everybody should have one of these – By Taylor Kerns Android Police
If you’re at all serious about online security, you’re sure to have at least a passing familiarity with two-factor authentication, or 2FA. Single-use codes sent in text messages or emails are probably the most common type of 2FA, but there are more secure methods. The YubiKey 5C NFC facilitates several of those methods in a small, affordable package: at 55 bucks, it’s a pretty fantastic little gadget. Honestly, everybody should have one of these things.

Connect Bluetooth devices with your Android smartphone or tablet

How to connect Bluetooth devices with your Android smartphone or tablet – By Attila Szász digitalcitizen.life
We live in the era of digital communication, which means that everything develops really fast. Just a couple of years ago, being a technology fan meant “being wired”, but nowadays everything is going wireless. Bluetooth is one of the most versatile radio communications means. You can use it to wirelessly connect keyboards, mice, headsets and you can even use it to transfer files. In this tutorial, we will show you how to connect Bluetooth devices to your Android smartphone or tablet. Don’t worry, you only need to t ake a couple of easy steps!

Why You Don’t Need an Expensive Smartphone Anymore

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.

– Best Android apps of 2020 for your new phone, tablet, or Chromebook

The 30 best Android apps of 2020 for your new phone, tablet, or Chromebook – By Matthew Sholtz androidpolice.com

The year is almost over, and it was one for the record books, that’s for sure. While 2020 may have been a challenging year for many of us, we’ve also seen some fantastic apps released this year.


Other Noteworthy Chromebook Apps: – By Kyle Bradshaw 9to5google.com

Did you recently get your first Chromebook, whether for the holidays or as a self-gift to improve your work-from-home setup? Here are some of the best apps to use on your new Chromebook across the web, Android, and Linux.

How Do I Get Into My Phone if I Forgot My PIN or Password?

How Do I Get Into My Phone if I Forgot My PIN or Password? – By lifehacker.com
People forget things. It happens. While I can’t say I’ve ever forgotten the password or PIN for my phone, I totally get how it’s possible. Maybe you set the phone up and placed it down to process any and all updates it has to go through, or charge up to full capacity, and came back to a locked screen and a vague memory of the super-secure PIN you used to protect it.

– Factory reset your device before selling or recycling it

Wipe and reset your iPhone to factory settings before selling or recycling it – By Jason Cipriani cnet.com

There are a lot of reasons to say goodbye to your old phone. Whether you’re upgrading to the latest shiny new iPhone, trading it in to save some cash, selling it to a random stranger, or repurposing it. Part of saying bye, however, has to include clearing it of all your personal information.


How to Factory Reset an Android Phone or Tablet – by Support.com

A factory reset is a process that erases the data on a tablet or smartphone and restores it to mostly the same condition as when it was first purchased.

How to Find Which Apps Are Accessing a Permission on Android

How to Find Which Apps Are Accessing a Permission on Android – By Shubham Agarwal howtogeek.com
When you have dozens of apps installed on your phone, it’s easy to lose track of which permissions each of them has access to. Therefore, it’s best to ensure only the apps you trust can access sensitive data like your microphone. Here’s how with Android’s built-in permission manager.

Free Remote Desktop for Windows, Mac, Chrome

Free Remote Desktop for Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome – Access with Computer, Phone & a Google Account – YouTube VIDEO

Learn how to setup Chrome Remote Desktop to remotely access your computer from anywhere using your Google Account and a browser. It’s currently free with a Google account. Works with Windows, Mac, Linux & Chrome and you can access from any device with a browser or your phone or tablet using the app.

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