Bitwarden design flaw: Server side iterations – By Wladimir Palant palant.info
In the aftermath of the LastPass breach, it became increasingly clear that LastPass didn’t protect its users as well as it should have. Two favorites emerged when people started looking for alternatives: 1Password and Bitwarden. But do these do a better job of protecting sensitive data?
5 Google Photos Features You Should Try Now – By See full CNET
Google Photos launched in 2015 as an online photo and video storage platform, but over the past eight years it’s grown to include more, like photo sharing. But if you’re using Google Photos for just storing and sharing photos, you’re missing out on a lot of useful features.
I tried the built-in password manager in web browsers so you don’t have to – By Karthik Iyer XDA Developers
The importance of password managers cannot be understated in 2023, especially if you have a growing list of online accounts. A password manager will not only keep you safe online, but it’ll also make it easier to create and store strong passwords. I
How to Encrypt any File, Folder, or Drive on Your System – By David Nield WIRED
Encrypting files, folders, and drives on your computer means that no one else can make sense of the data they contain without a particular decryption key—which in most cases is a password known only to you.
How to install Windows 11 on unsupported hardware – by Codrut Neagu
You’ve probably heard of the steep system requirements of Windows 11. You can’t install it on an unsupported computer – one that doesn’t have TPM 2.0, Secure Boot, enough RAM, or a compatible processor. This checklist leaves many on the outside, theoretically unable to install Windows 11.
16 Google Search Features You Should Be Using – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Google’s Search function isn’t limited to just finding websites. You can use the same search box to perform calculations, find flight information, and even tune your guitar. Here are a few less-known features of Google Search that you should be using.
How to use Clear Calling on Pixel phones – By Andrew Myrick Android Central
Over the past couple of years, Google has been using the power of AI and Machine Learning to help improve the overall experience on Pixel phones. But there’s also been a focus on phone calls, aiming to cut down on the annoyances that come with talking on the phone or even just dealing with spam calls.
Incoming tech: OCR text from PDFs on Chrome, Chromebooks – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com
While you can already digitize physical documents with Chrome and ChromeOS, you can’t natively get at the digital text of such scans. A new feature that will work both in Chrome and on Chromebooks will do just that. Google is adding OCR text from PDFs, whether you save them, receive them in an email, or scan them.
Voice typing changed my life and it can do the same for you – By Namerah Saud Fatmi Android Central
Have you ever found yourself in an uncomfortable situation where your brain feels like a block of stale cheese? If you’re a high-functioning individual like me, chances are that you’ve got a million different tasks at hand and not enough RAM to process all of them at once.
The one password manager setting you should always change – By Alaina Yee PCWorld
As helpful as password managers are, many have a surprisingly lax attitude toward the information you copy from them. Load up the password for your most sensitive account and that info will just sit on your clipboard indefinitely, accessible to all other apps on your phone or PC—or even remote devices, if you have cloud clipboard features enabled. You don’t need to paste the text into those apps for them to see it, either.
Why You Should Download Google Maps Offline Before a Trip (and How to Do It) – By See full CNET
Shortly after the new year, my friends and I got lost while driving back to our Airbnb near Yosemite National Park in Northern California. A major snowstorm swept through the Sierra Nevada mountain range, shutting down many busy highways and smaller roads.
Another Reason NOT to Reuse Passwords – By Ask Leo! – Tech confidence & solutions YouTube
How To Pivot & Unpivot Tables In Google Sheets – By TheMathLab NZ YouTube
12 Finder Features You Should Be Using – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Finder is your Mac’s basic file browser, but it’s packed with useful features that can transform the way you perform everyday actions. Here are a few of our favorite features that we think you should be using.