What Is Duplex Printing, and Why Would You Want It? – By Albert Bassili How-To Geek
If you’ve been in the market for a new printer, you’ve probably seen the term “duplexing.” A duplex printer makes it faster and easier to print documents on both sides of your printer paper.
Why most people should buy a Chromebook – By Joshua Goldman CNET
A lot more people were introduced to the world of Chromebooks in the past year and a half as they were snatched up for remote learning and at-home work during the pandemic. It’s likely because of this that I spent more time fielding questions about them from family and friends than I have since they first launched in 2011. That’s right: Chromebooks are now 10 years old and a lot has changed.
How to Subtract Numbers in Google Sheets – By Sandy Writtenhouse How-To Geek3
Adding numbers in Google Sheets is one of the most basic calculations. Just like Excel, you can use the SUM function. But what about subtracting numbers? With Google Sheets, you have a few different ways to subtract values.
How to save Pixel’s Motion Photos as a GIF in Google Photos – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
Motion Photos are incredibly useful to have. They provide extra shots just in case the first wasn’t right, and they can make great GIFs. Here’s how to export a Motion Photo in Google Photos as a GIF from your Google Pixel.
How to View and Clear Download History in Google Chrome – By Benj Edwards How-To Geek
While using Google Chrome on Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chrome OS, it’s easy to see a list of your previously downloaded files and to clear your download history if necessary. Here’s how to do it.
The Chromecast with Google TV has a fatal flaw — but it’s still my favorite – By Opinions Android Central
Last year, I bought two Chromecast with Google TV as Christmas gifts: one for my mother to use in the kitchen and another for a very, very dear friend in Waco because his Vizio’s apps were just too damn slow. Both are still very happy with their Google TVs — and considering I use mine 4-12 hours a day, I’m still happy as a clam with mine.
Stop Closing Apps on Your Android Phone – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Since its birth, Android has had to deal with one big misconception. Some phone makers have even helped perpetuate this myth. The truth is you do not need to kill Android apps. In fact, closing apps can make things worse.
Two-step Login via Authenticator – By bitwarden.com
Two-step Login using a third-party authenticator app (for example, Authy, Google Authenticator, or FreeOTP) is available for free to all Bitwarden users.
My favorite hidden Chrome OS feature that you’re probably not using – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com
Like most of you, I browse the web. A lot. Probably for 60+ hours a week between work and school, I’m using a web browser with most of that time reading articles and stories. You might not browse as much as I do; in fact, I hope not. Even if you only surf for a third of that time, my favorite hidden Chrome OS feature makes this a better experience.
Leave SMS Authentication Behind: Get an Authenticator App – By Kim Key PCmag
Why multi-factor authentication via text leaves you open to attacks.
7 of the Best Password Managers to Choose From Before Lockwise Shuts Down – By Khamosh Pathak Lifehacker
Firefox is shutting down its Lockwise password manager service. The passwords you save in the Firefox app on desktop and mobile will still be available, and they’ll still be synced across all your devices; Mozilla is effectively rolling Lockwise’s features into Firefox and removing the iOS and Android app from the equation.
How to factory reset Google Pixel and other Android phones remotely – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google
There are countless reasons you may want to factory reset your Google Pixel or other Android device remotely. No matter the reason, if your device is out of your hands, you always want to have the option to factory reset it. Here’s how you can do that.
Which Streaming Services Are Actually Worth Your Money? – By Simon Hill WIRED
There are several specialist streaming services and channels now that cater to specific interests. While they don’t have the breadth and depth needed to serve as your main streaming service, they may be worth adding on top or as part of a package.
What Is a Password Manager, and Why Do I Need One? – By PCMag YouTube VIDEO
Leave the password-filled Post-It Notes behind and stop trying to memorize your credentials! Instead, learn how to use a password manager to stay safer online.
2 new Google Maps features you’ll want to use right now – By Clifford Colby Katie Teague CNET
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