How To Kid-Proof Your Android Mobile Device

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As an Internet device, your Android smartphone or tablet, just like the family PC, allows access to all sorts of things your children don’t need to see or participate in. Just as important, though, are the messaging, banking, and many other apps that are not only private but also vulnerable. While you might not mind […]

What Reverse Image Search Is & How To Use It

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Imagine for a moment that you are looking at a photo online. This could be a social media photo or an online dating photo. Or perhaps a photo from a news story? Looking at it, something doesn’t quite add up and you are suspicious. How do you check to see if the image is real? […]

The Best Snapchat Privacy Tips

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Snapchat is hugely popular. Its prevalence means that if you’re not careful, you’re bound to get Snaps from random people, invites from folks you don’t know, chat requests, users spamming you to increase their Snapchat score, and maybe even the occasional call. That is, unless you protect your privacy on Snapchat. There are several settings […]

How To Switch Between Multiple Instagram Accounts

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It’s quite common for people to have multiple social media accounts. Perhaps they have a personal profile for friends and family, and one for business? In an era where private life and work life frequently threaten to overlap with one another online, it is sensible to separate the two wherever possible. Or maybe you are […]

How To Use Voice Dictation In Google Docs

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Since the late 90s, it has been possible to type text documents on your computer using nothing but your voice. Who can forget the fanfare of Dragon Naturally Speaking’s release in 1997? With just a microphone, you could talk at your PC and it would do its best to recognize and write down what you […]

How To Make Your Own Custom Google Maps

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There are many reasons why you may want to make your own custom maps. Perhaps you have a wishlist of places you want to visit? Maybe you are tracking a serial killer around the country? Or you are compiling where all the best burger joints are in your particular area Whatever the reason, you can […]

Top 5 New Gmail Features To Try In 2019

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Did you know Gmail is now 15 years old? On April 1, Google revealed new Gmail features to try in 2019. I thought it’d be a great opportunity to highlight the changes, as well as some other features that have been added recently that you may not yet be aware of. Many of us probably […]

Firefox Monitor Tells You When Your Login Details Have Been Compromised

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After years of using Google Chrome, I finally decided to go back to a more privacy-focused browser, Mozilla Firefox. Firefox takes privacy very seriously.  You can choose between three different levels of “content blocking” which covers everything from trackers, cookies, cryptominers, and fingerprinters.  But Firefox has now introduced something called Firefox Monitor, which tells you […]

5 Great App Docks For Windows 10

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There’s always been a rivalry between Apple’s MacOS and Microsoft Windows. Over the years MacOS has held the reputation for the most user-friendly interface, with Windows considered the more utilitarian system. Modern Windows has come a long way from those early days and really is on par now with what Apple has to offer. However, […]

How To Boost The WiFi Signal On Android For Faster Internet

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What use is a smartphone that can barely stay connected to the Internet? There are a lot of factors in play that can cause your WiFi strength on an Android device to weaken. But there’s no need to give up just yet. You can boost your WiFi signal to make your Android device’s Internet connection […]