Getting Comfortable With The Basics

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How to make Microsoft Edge always show the favorites bar

How to make Microsoft Edge always show the favorites bar – By Ciprian Adrian Rusen digitalcitizen.life
By default, Microsoft Edge does not always show the Favorites bar with the websites that you want to keep at hand, for easy access. However, in Windows 10 April 2018 Update, it does show it when you open a new tab. If you want to make this web browser display the Favorites bar, at all times, here is how it is done:

– Factory reset your device before selling or recycling it

Wipe and reset your iPhone to factory settings before selling or recycling it – By Jason Cipriani cnet.com

There are a lot of reasons to say goodbye to your old phone. Whether you’re upgrading to the latest shiny new iPhone, trading it in to save some cash, selling it to a random stranger, or repurposing it. Part of saying bye, however, has to include clearing it of all your personal information.


How to Factory Reset an Android Phone or Tablet – by Support.com

A factory reset is a process that erases the data on a tablet or smartphone and restores it to mostly the same condition as when it was first purchased.

– PC Backup

The Beginner's Guide to PC Backup – By Eric Griffith au.pcmag.com

We all know we're supposed to back up our data. It's essential to a person's well-being and peace of mind, and one copy of a file on your computer does not a backup make. Redundancy, people, redundancy!


How to Backup a Computer to External Hard Drive? – By backupeverything.co.uk

Backup a Computer – Even though it may seem a great idea to gather all of the important files in one folder and let it reside safely over any local storage directory, but this is not true for every situation. With the growing influence of the Internet of Things, our data has been exposed to various vulnerabilities. Whether it’s a drive failure or system corruption or any cyber-attack, data is the only thing that suffers a lot.


How to Clone a Hard Drive on Windows & Mac – By Ivan Belcic avg.com

Cloning your hard drive creates a perfect one-to-one copy, fully bootable and exactly like the original. You’ll want to clone your drive if you’re backing up valuable data, migrating to a shiny new computer, or upgrading to a solid-state drive (SSD). Learn how to clone your hard drive on Windows computers and Macs with our step-by-step guide.

Twilio Authy gets facelift and new name

Twilio Authy gets facelift and new name but is still the authenticator app everybody loves – By Nabeel Saeed twilio.com

In the five years since acquiring Authy, Twilio has increased its focus on ensuring trust and empowering secure communications between customers and their end users. Meanwhile, Authy continues its mission of providing those end users a secure means of authenticating their identities and actions. Back then, we chose to keep the brands separate, but over the years, as Twilio and Authy converged in their missions, customers and users expressed confusion around the relationship between the two. So, earlier this year we announced that we’re finally going to merge the two brands, renaming the app to Twilio Authy.

What’s in a name?

31 Little-Known Settings on Your Phone and Laptop You Should Know About

31 Little-Known Settings on Your Phone and Laptop You Should Know About – By gizmodo.com

You’d have to be really, really bored to devote some time to scrolling through all the settings on your phone or laptop—so the devices you rely on every day may well offer a selection of options and features that you’re completely unaware of. Here’s a rundown of 31 of the best lesser-known settings that you might find useful.

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