Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Web Browser’s Password Manager – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek
We recommend using a password manager like 1Password, LastPass, or Bitwarden. But modern web browsers have built-in password managers, so why install a different one? There are many good reasons to avoid your web browser’s built-in tool.
Browser Password Managers: Threat Models – By textslashplain.com
All major browsers have a built-in password manager. So we should use them, right?
How to Use Google Search’s Spell Check Everywhere on Chrome – By Shubham Agarwal How-To Geek
We’ve all been there: looking up a word on Google just to find out how it’s spelled. No matter the typos, Google usually knows what you want to type. Thankfully, Google allows you to use its spell-check feature everywhere in the Chrome web browser.
Mastering your password manager: 5 must-know tips – By goodgearguide.com.au
If you aren’t using a password manager yet, you really need to start, because protecting online accounts has never been more important. To take just one example, a personal email account now contains years of not only correspondence, but also purchase histories, travel plans, and links to other key accounts, including credit cards and banks.
How to Get Live Captions For Any Video or Audio in Chrome – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Many people rely on captions for audio or video content, but not every media website provides them. The “Live Caption” feature is built into the Google Chrome browser and works everywhere. We’ll show you how to use this handy feature.
How to Securely Shop Online: 8 Tips to Protect Yourself – By Marshall Gunnell How-To Geek
Cybercrime is an epidemic. In the U.S. alone, nearly half a million complaints are filed about it each year, according to the FBI—and that’s just what’s reported. Here’s how you can stay safe and avoid becoming a statistic.
How to Pin a File or Folder to Your Chromebook’s Taskbar – By Shubham Agarwal How-To Geek
If you own a Chromebook, you probably spend most of your time on cloud services. But every now and then, when you do need to access local folders or files, Chrome OS lets you pin files right on the bottom taskbar or “Shelf.”
How to Back Up All of Your Google Data – By Lifehacker
It’s more than likely you’ll live happily with your Google account until such time as Jeeves comes back from the dead to reassert dominance in the search market (forever, in other words). However, I’ve encountered a few weird instances lately of Google deleting users’ accounts without rhyme or reason, leaving them unable to access what they’d stored on Google’s services (a lot) and with no real resources to get it back.
LastPass Tips – by teracore.co.za
Increase your productivity and security with these LastPass tips and tricks.
LastPass will increase your password security, but it can be a daunting task adding and updating all of your passwords. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how I use LastPass to reduce the time spent on admin.
How to Save Your Favorite Places in Google Maps– By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Google Maps can do so much that it’s easy to miss some of its most useful features. It’s good at remembering the places you frequently visit, but you can also simply save your favorite locations. That way, you always know where to find them.
How to Hide Gridlines in Google Sheets – By Ben Stockton How-To Geek
If you’re working in Google Sheets, you should already be familiar with its grid-like interface, where cells are separated by borderlines called gridlines. If you want to hide these gridlines from view, however, here’s what you’ll need to do.
Chrome OS 89: All The Best New Features – By Chrome Unboxed YouTube VIDEO
From screen recording to media controls to the Phone Hub, Chrome OS 89 feels like a culmination of many months of additions, testing, and work to make Chromebooks far more capable and easy to use. For this post, we simply wanted to put all these features to the test and show them to you on video. We know sometimes these announcements happen and really great features are simply forgotten and underutilized. Seeing them on screen, we hope you find a heightened interest and go try each of these new additions for yourself on your own Chromebook.
How to Use the Chrome OS Phone Hub with Your Android Handset – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
A smartphone and a laptop—many of us have these two gadgets in our lives. If they happen to be an Android phone and a Chromebook, the Phone Hub feature makes them work together. We’ll show you how it works.
How to Screen Record on Your Chromebook – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Recording your smartphone or computer’s screen can be useful, but sometimes you have to download third-party apps to do it. Fortunately, Chromebooks have a built-in tool that makes it easy to create screen recordings with no extra software required.
How to Set Up Chrome OS 89’s Best New Features – By Lifehacker
Chrome OS 89 is rolling out now, adding tons of features for Chromebooks and tablets that run on Google’s operating system. You’ll probably notice the pretty new app icons first of all, but there’s a lot more new stuff hiding beneath the surface.
How to Change Your Email Name and Address in Gmail – By Toin Villar MakeUseOf
There are many possible reasons why you might want to change your email address or name in Gmail. Maybe you created your email address in your early teenage years and gave it a ridiculous name. On the other hand, maybe you’re just looking for a change.
Whatever your particular reason might be, this article will help you with the process.
Bitwarden adds secure text and file transfer to its arsenal – By Barbara Krasnoff The Verge
Now Bitwarden has upped the ante by adding a feature it calls Send, which allows you to send files or text (including, if you wish, passwords) securely via end-to-end AES-256 bit encryption, using a link on its site.
What to Look for in a Laptop – By Andrew Heinzman Review Geek
Laptops offer the functionality of full-sized computers in a compact, portable package. But they aren’t one-size-fits-all. Buying a new laptop that’s great for streaming may not fill your needs at work, and if you’re a gamer, hunting for the perfect laptop can be a nightmare. Here’s everything you need to know while shopping for your next laptop, from the broad details to the nitty-gritty.
How to remotely control a Chromebook from another computer – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com
Chromebooks have long supported remote desktop access to other computers. You just install the Chrome Remote Desktop extension, follow the directions and you’re off. But a common question I get, mainly for troubleshooting reasons is: How can I remotely control a Chromebook from another computer?