Google Lens appears in Gboard with 'send to keyboard' – By Abner Li 9to5google.com
Earlier this month, we spotted Google’s keyboard for Android working on automatic dark/light themes. Android 11 users on the Gboard 9.6 beta are now encountering another feature that we previously enabled: Google Lens integration.
Data Doctors: Switching to Gmail? Tips and tricks for getting acclimated – By News Traffic Weather wtop.com
Q: I’ve been a long time Outlook user and new to Gmail, so any tips for getting acclimated would be appreciated.
A: Change is hard, especially when it comes to our computers, but there are so many advantages to using Gmail over a traditional email program that the learning curve will be worth the effort.
Gmail View Settings You Need to Try Right Now (Quick Tips) – by Simpletivity VIDEO
Did you know that you can customize your Gmail layout? In this video, Scott Friesen shows you how to edit your Gmail inbox settings so you can view your email the way that you like. From reading panes and email threading to message density and themes, you'll be a Gmail expert in no time!
14 Google Maps Tricks Travelers Need to Know – By Dave Dean Android
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What’s the app you use most while traveling? Probably something that helps you find your way around, right? Google Maps is the best of the lot, with accurate navigation, detailed maps, and loads of features that keep getting added and updated all the time.
What is a LAN? Local Area Network Explained in Plain English – By David Clinton freecodecamp.org
A local area network (LAN) is really nothing more than a structure for organizing and protecting network communications for all the devices running within a single home or office.
"Explore” helps you get the most out of Chromebook – By Alexander Kuscher blog.google.com
Getting started with new technology can be tough, with pages of instructions and tutorials to pore over. “Explore,” a new app built into Chromebook, helps you get set up and take full advantage of your computer, whether you’re a Chrome OS newbie or already use a Chromebook every day.
Whether it’s a social media account or bank account, it seems that almost everyone gets hacked at some point or another. This article will explain the basics of an increasingly common issue: hacking. It will define the term in the appropriate context, explain how unauthorized users gain access to others’ devices and accounts, and go over some of the most common signs that your resources are likely to have been compromised. It will conclude with a discussion of important things readers should do if they suspect or know that their account was hacked.
The best password managers in 2020 and how to use them – By Violet Blue engadget.com
The last thing anyone needs right now is to have their Zoom, Twitter, Skype, Nest, or any vital account hijacked and stolen. Not only do you lose your connections and access to communication and community, but recovering anything with most companies is a nightmare.
You Should Be Using a Password Manager – By Eric Limer popularmechanics.com
Today, password manager 1Password announced a new "Travel Mode" designed to keep your most important data out of the hands of any border agents who might see fit to snoop through your digital life. It has a pretty specific application and is not without its flaws, but today's news also serves as a handy reminder: You should probably be using a password manager if you're not already.
How to Change Chrome’s Default Text Size – By Benj Edwards howtogeek.com
If you often have trouble comfortably reading websites in Google Chrome due to text that is too large or too small, it’s easy to change the default font size (and font face) for every page on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebooks. Here’s how.
7 hidden Gmail features that will turn you into an email pro – By Matt Elliott cnet.com
I spend the majority of the workday in front of my laptop with two separate Gmail accounts open and active. If you use Gmail daily on a computer for work or personal use, are you making the most of Google's email client? Gmail has a host of features that can help you better manage the constant flow of messages to and from your Gmail inbox. Here are seven tips to set you on the path to becoming a Gmail pro.
PSA: Hackers are trying to phish user credentials to LastPass .. be careful! – By Duncan Jaffrey ausdroid.net
One significant threat to using a password manager like LastPass is that if that account falls into the wrong hands you lose everything, which means attacks on those services are even more of a threat to users.
Unfortunately, the weakest link in security is normally the users themselves, with phishing and social engineering attacks being easy to automate and working all too often.
PHISHING ALERT | FRAUDULENT EMAILS REQUESTING MASTER PASSWORD UPDATE – By Lauren Christopherson blog.lastpass.com
As part of our commitment to security, we want to make sure our users and the public are aware of recent reports of fraudulent emails being sent to LastPass customers.
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?
How to Measure Distances 'As the Crow Flies' With Google Maps – By lifehacker.com
It’s easy to use Google Maps to see how far your office is from your favorite restaurant or how long it’ll take to drive from Los Angeles to New York. Estimating the distance between two locations without relying on winding roads messing up your estimate, however, is a bit more complicated. Sure, you could try and measure it with the distance scale at the bottom corner of your screen, but a quirk of Maps
Google Chrome just fixed the worst thing about web browsing — how to get it now – By Brittany Vincent tomsguide.com
Google Chrome may have single-handedly eliminated one of the most annoying things about surfing the web: popups.
How to Make Text Bigger or Smaller in Google Chrome – By Benj Edwards howtogeek.com
If you’re having trouble comfortably reading text that is either too small or too big on a website in Google Chrome, there’s a quick way to change text size without diving into Settings. Here’s how.