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Revitalize an Elderly Mac with Google’s Chrome OS Flex

Revitalize an Elderly Mac with Google’s Chrome OS Flex – By Julio Ojeda-Zapata tidbits.com
When my brother was killed in 2017, I inherited his Apple setup that included a late 2012 Mac mini. Initially inclined to donate the computer, I decided to keep it as a reminder of the Apple-obsessed Frankie. I couldn’t find a compelling use for his increasingly sluggish Mac, however, so I set it aside.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up – by PCMag
Don’t let scammers get their hands on your sensitive information. Here’s how to secure your online accounts with multi-factor authentication
The 2014 Heartbleed bug exposed millions of internet logins to scammers thanks to one itty-bitty piece of code, and our security nightmares have only gotten progressively worse in the years since.


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How to find songs that played near you with your Google Pixel

How to find songs that played near you with your Google Pixel – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google

One of the worst things to happen is hearing a song play, thinking you’ll remember it to find later, only to completely forget. Fortunately, your Pixel has a feature called Now Playing. It lets you identify playing songs in the background so you can easily add any song you hear to your library. On top of that, you can find songs that played near your Pixel over a week ago in your Now Playing history. Here’s how to do it.

What Is 5G, and How Fast Will It Be?

What Is 5G, and How Fast Will It Be? – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek

Once again, you can’t escape the 5G hype at CES. It’s been building since CES 2018. Everyone—from Samsung and Intel to cellular carriers and smartphone companies—wants you to know how amazing 5G will be. Samsung called it “wireless fiber”, promising super-fast low latency internet everywhere. 5G is supposed to be faster than a typical home cable internet connection today…and it’s wireless, too.

Keep Your Passwords Strong and Secure With These 9 Rules

Keep Your Passwords Strong and Secure With These 9 Rules – By See full CNET
A strong password is essential when it comes to your online security, and you need a unique one for each of your social media, bank accounts, streaming services and apps. But with so many accounts to keep track of, it’s tempting (and incredibly easy) to fall into the bad habit of using the same login credentials for everything.

LastPass Review

LastPass Review: Great password management for a price – By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal Tom’s Hardware
Before I started using LastPass, my password game was weak. The most I did was use numbers, but they were always the same numbers. I occasionally capitalized the first letter of whatever very common English word I was using, and I never used symbols because I didn’t want to have to type symbols.

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