Computer Tips

How to Monitor When a Website Gets Updated

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Knowing when a website updates lets you stay on top of their new content. Fortunately, there are several ways to do this aside from manually checking on a whim whenever you wonder whether the site has changed. Depending on the site you’re monitoring for updates, you can be alerted about anything — breaking news stories, […]

6 Signs That You’ve Been Hacked (And What To Do About It)

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“I’ve been hacked” is a common thing to hear these days. Whether it’s someone mistakenly referring to a random malware infection or a person trying to walk back a regrettable social media post, it’s a term that gets thrown around a lot. Getting hacked is, however, a real danger for modern day users of devices […]

What is Hyperthreading and Why Should You Care?

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Let’s say you’re looking at buying a new processor and suddenly you have to decide between two products that are both just about the same on paper, but one of them has a feature called hyperthreading and the other doesn’t. Clearly hyperthreading is a good thing because you have to pay extra for it, but […]

How To Use a Public Computer Safely

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In the bad old days, before everyone had a small supercomputer in their pockets, the only way for many people to get internet access was through an internet cafe. You’d show up, pay a few dollars and then get a computer all to yourself for a set amount of time. These days, the use of […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Revoke Third-Party Website Access On Facebook, Twitter & Google

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We’ve seen these buttons so many times already as they have become an integral part of the Internet. If you are too lazy to sign up for services using your email address, you can just use your social media or Google accounts to sign up to those services with. These websites then contact Facebook, Google, […]

How To Digitize & Read Your Comic Book Collection

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In my never-ending quest for a paperless existence, I am trying to digitize more and more printed materials which are languishing on my bookshelves. This includes the vast number of comic books which I seem to have collected over the years. There are many free comic book readers available for your computer and tablet. So […]

How to Download Twitter Photos and Videos

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Want to know how to download Twitter photos and videos? It’s actually quite straightforward. Read this guide to find out how. We’ll split this guide into two sections – how to download photos and how to download videos on Twitter. Both options require different methods, but you’ll find the whole process quite easy, regardless. Keep […]

How to Block Camera and Mic Access in Every Major Browser

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Every web browser needs specific permissions enabled to allow the program to access your microphone and webcam. You can deny access to your mic and camera to prevent your browser from listening or watching you. Each internet browser does this a little differently, but they all provide you with the necessary tools to stop websites […]