Got A New Chromebook? 10 Things You Need To Know – By Chrome Unboxed youtube.com VIDEO
Should You Ditch Streaming and Go Back to Cable? – By Andrew Heinzman reviewgeek.com
Streaming video was supposed to save us from the wicked grasp of cable TV. But as prices rise and streaming selections fall, it’s getting hard to justify the frustrating, expensive streaming experience that comes along with being a cord cutter. People subscribed to services like YouTube TV could actually save money and get more channels by with a cable subscription. But is going back really worth it?
How I replaced Facebook with Google Photos – By Mike Elgan elgan.com
I’ve been using Facebook. However, because Facebook is such a cancer on humanity, I’ve decided I can no longer support them with my participation. So on July 4, 2019, I’m deleting Facebook forever, along with the Facebook-owned properties Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
Holiday 2020: The Best Affordable Phones – By Eric Schoon reviewgeek.com
A shiny new phone is sure to be a gift that anyone can appreciate. The issue is, there are a lot of extravagantly expensive phones on the market today. While these phones may receive a lot of attention, they’re hardly your only options for gifts this year. And to prove that, we selected five phones that all cost under $500 which would make excellent gifts for those in need of a new phone.
12 incredibly useful Gmail settings you didn’t know you needed – By JR Raphael fastcompany.com
Make Gmail more effective than ever with these out-of-the-way advanced settings and adjustments. Every feature-rich app has its share of easily overlooked settings. But Gmail—man, oh man. Gmail has a virtual labyrinth of underappreciated options.
7 Things You Should Do with Google Keep (Setup Guide) – By Simpletivity youtube.com VIDEO
Notes in Google Keep can be set up in many different ways. But there are some things you should always do with your Keep Notes setup. In this video, Scott Friesen shares a Google Keep setup checklist to make sure you get the most out of your notes, lists, and checklists.
7 Google Calendar Display Tips Every User Should Know! – By Simpletivity youtube.com VIDEO
To get the most out of Google Calendar, you need to customize your view. In this video, Scott Friesen shows you how to display time zones, maps, and the best keyboard shortcuts.
How to stop those annoying website notification prompts – By JR Raphael theverge.com
Browsing the web on a desktop computer can sometimes feel like a carefully crafted test of your sanity. You’ve got ads and auto-playing videos popping up left and right, and you’ve even got pop-ups from sites asking you for permission to send more pop-ups in the form of notifications. It’s enough to make anyone crazy.
What’s New in Chrome 87, Available Now – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
Google has added more solid updates to its popular browser with the release of Chrome 87. Along with the usual developer goodies, Chrome 87 includes a brand new PDF viewer, more performance updates, and fresh wallpapers for Chrome OS.
How to Download Free eBooks with Amazon Prime – By Joe Fedewa howtogeek.com
There are a lot of benefits that come with an Amazon Prime membership. Most people are familiar with the two-day shipping and Prime Video streaming, but there’s more. Did you know you also have access to a catalog of free eBooks?
You Should Be Using Yubikeys! – By Crosstalk Solutions youtube.com VIDEO
I switched to Yubikeys from Google Authenticator about a year ago, and I will never go back. Not only are they great for TOTP 2FA, but they do so much more!
How to secure your GMAIL account like a pro | YubiKey Tutorial – By Tristan Bolton youtube.com VIDEO
Google enables Ambient Mode by default in Chrome OS, bringing a Screen Saver to Chromebooks – By Brandon Russell xda-developers.com
For over a year now, Chrome OS has featured an Ambient Mode, which could be enabled via a feature flag. Ambient Mode essentially served as the platform’s version of a screensaver, and in version 88 of Chrome OS Canary, the feature flag has been set to true by default.
How to enhance your Chromebook’s performance: 5 tips – By Jack Wallen techrepublic.com
For many, the Chromebook is a simple solution to a complex problem–working with a mobile device that offers ease of use, security, and reliability. For the most part, those devices work like no other platform you’ll ever use, especially given that the majority (if not all) of your work will be found within a browser window.