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The Best Ways to Save Articles, Links, and Videos for Later

The Best Ways to Save Articles, Links, and Videos for Later – By Eric Schoon
There’s a lot of content on the internet, and you likely won’t have the time to view all of it when you first come across it. Seeing a cool thing you want to check out but then needing to abandon it is never fun, but fortunately, there are plenty of ways to save that content for later.

Note: I’ve been using the free Pocket service for years to save everything I come across on the internet in one convenient place. Give it a try. Glenn

Use a Security Key to Protect Sensitive Online Accounts

How to Use a Security Key to Protect Sensitive Online Accounts – By Kirk McElhearn

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

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.


What Is Signal

What Is Signal, and Why Is Everyone Using It?  – By Chris Hoffman
Signal is a secure encrypted messaging app. Think of it as a more private alternative to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, iMessage, and SMS. Here’s why you should seriously consider switching to Signal.

Signal vs. Telegram: Which Is the Best Chat App? – By Chris Hoffman
At the start of 2021, Signal and Telegram are on top of the app store charts. Both chat apps promise more privacy than WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS. But there are some big differences between the two. Here’s what you should know—and which you should use.

How To Setup A New Chromebook

How To Setup A New Chromebook and Adjust Settings! – By Nessie Ruiz  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.

Mint is getting new features

Mint is getting new features for tracking subscriptions and managing transactions – By Ian Carlos Campbell

Mint, the free personal finance app from Intuit, is receiving an update today, adding more automated features like subscription tracking and new “insights” to keep you informed where your money is spent, Fast Company reports. Mint’s new features may bring it more in line with the competition from banks and companies like Google that have been nipping at its heels with built-in budget tracking features and other services over the years.

Your Password Manager Can Do More Than Just Store Passwords

Your Password Manager Can Do More Than Just Store Passwords – By Suzanne Humphries
It’s common sense that everyone should be using a good password manager (we hope, at least). It’s also worth noting that password managers have tons of other amazing features that you might not be using. These features are both convenient and security-centric, and they can help you stay safe online and get the most out of your password manager.

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