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Microsoft Editor vs Grammarly: Which extension is best? – By Arif Bacchus onmsft.com
If you’ve been considering a web browser extension that can help improve your writing, there’s now a new player you can choose from. Although Grammarly has long been the most popular solution, Microsoft recently introduced its own take known as Microsoft Editor.
The Best Security Key for Multi-Factor Authentication – By thewirecutter.com
A good password manager is the first step to online security but not the last. Enabling two-factor authentication on your accounts is the next step, and using a physical security key is the most secure way to do so. The Yubico YubiKey 5 Series has the best combination of compatibility, usability, and security of any key we tested.
Password Manager Showdown: LastPass vs. 1Password – By Zapier zapier.com
Until a better security standard is accepted by everyone, we're stuck using usernames and passwords.
You're not going to remember the kind of long, gibberish passwords that work best—something like E%LDMfND4LAQFSfi%c9ujmwwo#MEpT doesn't exactly stick in your memory or lend itself to being typed out.
Password Managers: What They Are, and Why You Need One – By Patricia Rey Mallén
E-mail account, social media profiles, online banking, random travel, gaming apps. Do you feel like you’re creating a new account every single day? Yeah, me too.
All of these new accounts come with a big problem, though. How the hell do you keep track of them?
How to Factory Reset Windows 10 – By Marshall Gunnell howtogeek.com
If your Windows 10 PC is running slow or acting abnormally, one of the most surefire ways of fixing the issue is by performing a factory reset. This is also recommended if you’re selling your computer. Here’s how.
The best password manager for 2020 and how to use them – By Clifford Colby cnet.com
No more struggling to come up with clever, cryptic passwords that you have a hard time remembering. With a secure and easy-to-use password manager, you can store your passwords and manage your login credentials across all your devices, keeping your passwords secure, automatically filling in forms in web browsers, and syncing your data across MacOS, Windows, Android phones, iPads, iPhones and more.
TN vs. IPS vs. VA: What’s the Best Display Panel Technology? – By Tim Brookes howtogeek.com
When you shop for a computer monitor, you have to choose a TN, IPS, or VA. The best one for you depends on what you’ll predominantly use it for. And, if you’re a gamer, different panel technologies are ideal for certain types of gaming.
We asked an expert if you’re better off with a Chromebook or a tablet with a keyboard – By Jaime Vazquez chicagotribune.com
Tablets and Chromebooks can be smaller than the typical laptop, so if you're worried about having enough keyboard space, you might opt for a larger Chromebook.
It's no secret that tablets are getting to be just as fast as laptops, but the question is, is it possible to transition from a traditional laptop to a tablet without skipping a beat?
How Secure Is Your Home Wi-Fi? – By Dave Johnson howtogeek.com
When it comes to modern technology, everything is a compromise between convenience and security. Everyone wants fast access to the internet, which is why Wi-Fi is everywhere. But how secure is your home Wi-Fi router? What can you do to protect your network?
Android Rules feature rolling out to more Google Pixel devices– 9to5Google – By Ben Schoon 9to5google.com
For quite some time, Android has been teasing trigger-based settings by the name of “Rules.” We though that’d be available widely in Android 10, but Google never launched the feature. Now, Android’s “Rules” are starting to show up on a lot of Google Pixel devices, hinting they might be included in the next “Feature Drop.”
4 steps you should take to secure your Gmail account right now – By Jason Cipriani cnet.com
From bank statements to personal letters, and even password reset requests, your Gmail account holds an abundance of personal information. If someone were to access it, they'd effectively have access to the rest of your online identity.
6 clever Gmail tricks to minimize regret, frustration and spam – By Dale Smith cnet.com
Most of the over 1.5 billion people who use Gmail treat Google's webmail service like a reliable old clunker that needs little if any regular maintenance. But what if you could tweak a few settings to supercharge your Gmail experience and turn your daily driver into the roadster of your dreams?
How to enable 2FA for LastPass – By authy.com
The best way to manage all your 2FA accounts is to use the Authy app. It enables you to have a single mobile app for all your 2FA accounts and you can sync them across multiple devices, even accessing them on the desktop. Install Authy on your device by searching for it in your device’s app store.
5 Cheap Ways to Back up Your Precious Data – By Andrew Heinzmanreviewgeek.com
Computers like to break down when it’s least convenient. And, when that happens, you may lose all of your precious family photos, personal documents, or legally downloaded movies. That is, unless you back up your files first.
How Does Grammarly Work? | Grammarly Spotlight – By Grammarly Grammarly.com
Did you know Grammarly has a product for just about every kind of writing you do? We have an online editor for drafting long documents, plus desktop apps and a Microsoft Office add-in if you prefer not to write in your browser. The Grammarly Keyboard for iOS and Android keeps you looking polished even when you’re writing from your phone. And of course, there’s the Grammarly browser extension, which checks your writing on all your favorite websites.
How to Pin a Website to the Windows 10 Taskbar or Start Menu – By Joel Cornell howtogeek.com
Having quick access to frequently-used or hard to remember websites can save you time and frustration. Whether you use Chrome, Firefox, or Edge, you can add a shortcut to any site right to your Windows 10 taskbar or Start menu.