Your Microsoft Account No Longer Requires a Password … Wait, What? – By Andrew Heinzman Review Geek
Microsoft has spent the last few years edging toward a passwordless future. And now, the company is allowing users to remove passwords from their Microsoft account in favor of Windows Hello, the Microsoft Authenticator app, SMS sign-in, and other forms of authentication. It’s an odd move, but it comes with a few major benefits.
What Is a Semiconductor, and Why Is There a Shortage? – By Vann Vicente How-To Geek
They’re everywhere on the tech news nowadays, but what exactly are “semiconductors,” and why is there a shortage of them in 2021? We explain this important material and how its supply can affect all kinds of electronics.
How to Change Your Google Profile Picture – By Marshall Gunnell How-To Geek
Your Google profile picture appears in all kinds of places. For example, when you leave a Google review or send someone an email in Gmail, people will see your profile picture. Here’s how you can change it.
Is Your Ethernet Cable Faulty? Signs to Watch Out For – By Tim Brookes How-To Geek
Cables are a necessary evil and a source of many computer and network-related problems. While you can’t ditch cables entirely, some cables may need to be replaced more often than others, including Ethernet cables used for networking.
Ballin’ on a budget: Grab an 11th Gen Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook for $299 – By Gabriel Brangers chromeunboxed.com
Looking for a new Chromebook that looks and feels like a flagship but doesn’t cost premium money? Today is your lucky day. Best Buy carries a low-end model of the popular Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook that features enough bells and whistles to consider itself somewhere between the “Plus” and “Premium” tiers.