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Are your Passwords Strong?

Keeping passwords as simple as possible so it is easy to remember may seem like the best option but it is better to be aware of the security issues with it. A list of the top 10 most common passwords was generated by Keeper Security. If any of your passwords… Read More

Android Photo Backup

It’s the worse feeling to break or drop your phone only to find out that your photos were not backed up and now there is no way of retrieving them. If you have Google photos downloaded, be sure to enable the automatic backup setting so photos will be backed up… Read More

Personalize Alexa’s News

The news can often be very broad and when you ask Alexa what the news is she will deliver headlines from all different kinds of sources. However, you can now customize the channels that you receive headlines from. Simply follow these steps: Settings Flash Briefing Search for a feed you… Read More

iOS Color Filters

Looking at a screen constantly can put a lot of stress on your eyes, especially if you are color blind. Use the iOS color filters and this can easily be fixed! Simply go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Display > Accommodations > Color Filters. You can choose grayscale… Read More

Best Firework Photos

In honor of July 4th, here are some tips on how to take the best pictures of fireworks: Landscape Mode – Holding your phone sideways will better fill up the frame and capture the background. Less Zoom – The more you zoom, the more blurry it will be. Do not… Read More

Merge contacts from Android

Want to better organize your contacts and get rid of duplicates or merge some of them into one contact? It’s simple! Go to your contacts and tap the menu button. Then follow these steps: Manage Contacts > Select Merge. A screen with repeated contacts will appear and you can confirm… Read More

Retrieve Your Google Chrome Window

Have you ever accidentally clicked out of Window in Google chrome? Press control shift t and the window will appear again.

Recover Deleted Photos on your Mac

Have you ever wanted to recover photos you deleted or missing? Here are some tips on how to get it back: Search the external drive to check whether the pictures copied to a different location Look in the Trash Confirm that the picture did not import to somewhere else like… Read More

WannaCry Ransomware: How to protect yourself

PATCH, PATCH, PATCH! If you use Windows, install the patch that Microsoft has released to block the specific exploit that the WannaCry ransomware is using. You can find instructions on this page in the Microsoft Knowledge Base. You can also directly download the patches for your OS from the Microsoft Update Catalog. If… Read More

Windows 10 App Access

You can access all your apps in the start menu with Windows 10 Simply click on “All apps” at the bottom left corner and you can easily view and access all the apps on your computer in alphabetical order. Sources: https://windows.gadgethacks.com/how-to/45-tips-tricks-you-need-know-master-windows-10-0163455/

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