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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.

Chromebook vs Laptop: Which One to Buy

Chromebook vs Laptop: Which One to Buy – By Arjun Sha beebom.com

Chromebook has emerged from its niche category and it’s no longer just for kids and students. OEMs are now making Chromebooks with powerful internals that would easily rival against the best laptops based on Windows and macOS. Further, Google recently announced Linux support and brought many UI improvements to make Chrome OS a desktop-class operating system. Keeping all the points in mind, it seems Chromebook is finally ready to face the competition. So in this article, we bring you a detailed analysis on the clash between Chromebook vs laptop. From performance to battery life and user interface, we have compared both Chromebook and laptop in a comprehensive manner. So without losing a moment, let’s find out who wins the battle of Chromebook vs laptop in 2020.

Reset Your Computer Once a Year for a Happier Life

Reset Your Computer Once a Year for a Happier Life – By David Nield wired.com

Resetting your laptop is one of the most powerful munitions you've got in your troubleshooting armory. It puts your Windows, macOS, or Chrome OS computer back to the state it was in when you first got it home from store, and that means you've got none of the clutter, or bugs, that may have built up in the time since.

Laptop vs. Chromebook: Which portable computer is best

Laptop vs. Chromebook: Which portable computer is best in 2020 – By Joshua Goldman cnet.com

Chromebooks are laptops and two-in-ones running on Google's Chrome operating system. The hardware might look like any other laptop, but the minimalistic, web-browser-based Chrome OS is a different experience from the Windows and MacOS laptops you're likely used to. Whether you're considering switching to one from a Windows laptop or MacBook, your kid received one from their school or you're simply Chrome OS curious, here's everything you need to know. 

How strong is your password, really? 9 rules to make, remember and manage your logins

How strong is your password, really? 9 rules to make, remember and manage your logins – By Sharon ProfisClifford Colby cnet.com

Strong passwords are of course key to your security. The challenge is to create strong passwords you can actually remember, without stumbling into the bad habits that can harm you — like reusing the same password for multiple accounts. But how many passwords can you actually remember? You could easily have 85 passwords for all your accounts, from banking to streaming to social media, according to LogMeIn, which makes the LastPass password manager.

Windows Defender gets the job done

Windows Defender gets the job done — so even why gamble with third-party antivirus? – By Dan Thorp-Lancaster windowscentral.com

News broke this week that Avast has apparently been selling the browsing data of its users to major companies, including Microsoft, Google, Pepsi and Home Depot. The data, which was obtained as part of a report by Motherboard and PCMag, included things like Google searches, what LinkedIn pages and YouTube videos people looked at, and even the porn sites people viewed.

Install and Use Extensions in the New Microsoft Edge

How to Install and Use Extensions in the New Microsoft Edge – By Ben Stockton howtogeek.com

The new Microsoft Edge browser, based on the Chromium project used by Google Chrome, brings a better browsing experience to Windows 10 PCs. One unique feature is the ability to use extensions from both Microsoft and Chrome Web Store. Here’s how to install and use them.


Top 10 Microsoft Edge Chromium Best Features – By Sele Training youtube.com  VIDEO


Our Favorite Tips for Microsoft's New Edge Chromium Browser – By lifehacker.com

Microsoft has finally released the official, stable version of its Chromium-based Edge web browser. And while that doesn’t mean that your old-school Edge is going away today, Microsoft will start rolling out the Chromium browser in small batches before eventually replacing it via Windows Update this summer.

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