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Adjusting to the New Normal
There's nothing new about the 'new normal'. Here's
- 'The new normal' must not be the lens
through which we examine our changed world.
- 'Normal' has not worked for a majority of
the world's population, so why would it start working now?
- We should use our discomfort to forge a
new paradigm instead.
Privado gives you fast search results and prevents
others from finding your searches
How to fix the 'untrusted_cert_title' error when
This problem appears to be one of the past, but
readers keep encountering it.
How to reset settings to default to fix problems on
It's possible to reset your settings on Chromium
version of Microsoft Edge for Windows 10, and here's how to
complete the task.
How to transfer a Windows 10 license to a new PC or
Yes, it's possible to transfer a Windows 10 license
to a new device, and in this guide, we'll show you how.
Outlook and other apps won’t remember login details
on Windows 10
Why Isn’t Outlook’s Junk Mail Filter Stopping More
Outlook is doing the best that it can with spam,
but your expectations that it can block spam based on the From
addresses is a tad off the mark.
How to protect Windows 10 PCs from ransomware
Ransomware is running rampant these days, but there
are several ways Windows 10 users and admins can protect their
PCs. Here’s what to do.
How to add a code block to Google Docs with this
If you struggle to add well-formatted blocks of
code into Google Documents, check out this easy-to-use free add-on
from the Google Workspace Marketplace.
Crooks impersonate US govt agencies offering
How to Use Zoom on Chromebook
Antivirus alone is no longer enough to keep your
For complete protection, you’ll need to expand your
armory of tools
6 AI Tools That Add Color to Old Black and White
If you have old, black and white photos you want to
add color to, use one of these AI tools to bring the past to life.
Organize your tabs horizontally, vertically or in a
grid with the help of this Mozilla Firefox extension that should
be a godsend if you are a multitasker
How to Use a TV as a Computer Monitor
What you need to know about using your TV as a
Samsung may discontinue high-end Galaxy Note
smartphones - sources
Pinterest shareholders sue over ‘toxic’ work
Top executives ignored allegations of
discrimination, complaint says
How To Remove An Echo In Audacity
5 quick and easy tips for better Google Search
ASRock Launches World's Thinnest AMD Ryzen Desktop
It's only 26mm thick and offers a choice of Ryzen
3, 5, and 7 APUs.
How to erase an encrypted Mac volume if you don’t
need its contents
You don’t need a password if you’re just trying to
erase a drive.
How to change copy and paste link format on
Microsoft Edge now includes a feature to paste
links you copied from the address as hyperlinks or plain text, and
here's how to use the feature.
Microsoft Teams picks up new calling features,
including a streamlined calling experience
Teams calling is gaining features across the board
to make it more useful for businesses and organizations.
Allow OneDrive to disable Windows permission
inheritance in the synced Read-only folders
Why Am I Being Labeled a Spammer?
Possibly being labeled a spammer is another reason
not to forward jokes and urban legends. Do it enough and your
normal email may not get delivered.
The New Normal: When work-from-home means the boss
The rise of remote work brought on by the COVID-19
pandemic has spurred faster adoption of employee monitoring
software by companies who want to boost productivity — and keep an
eye on workers outside the office.
Google Forms email surveys: Check this box to get
Improve your response rate to short, single-section
Google Form surveys by letting people respond without ever leaving
Hands on with Microsoft Edge's Smart Copy feature
for tabular data
How to Run Chromium OS on Your Laptop with ChromX
Best Linux distro for privacy and security in 2020
Pull a Keyser Soze on the snoopers
How to Calculate Weighted Average in Excel
Weighted averages are great when some numbers more
important than others. Here's how to find a weighted average with
Malwarebytes Browser Guard for Chrome
Enjoy fast and safe Internet browsing with the help
of this neat Chrome extension that adds protection without
Twitter Scams: How to Identify Them And Protect
Not everyone is your pal. Learn to identify scam
Should You Buy Apple's MagSafe Charger?
Wyze announces $20 smartwatch with nine-day battery
With heart rate and blood oxygen saturation
How To Enable ActiveX On Chrome
How to text a question to Alexa when you can’t (or
don’t want to) use your voice
Raspberry Pi 4 Official Case Fan Launches
Run your Pi 10 degrees cooler in the official case
by spending $5.
Apple ID adds recovery key option, but it’s not yet
ready for you to use
Apple adds back in an option for your Apple ID that
can deter hijacking. However, the company hasn’t yet updated its
password-recovery websites. Avoid for now.
How to use Smart Copy to preserve formatting on
Microsoft Edge now lets you copy content from the
web and paste it on another app maintaining the original
formatting, and here's how to use the feature.
Microsoft acquires Smash.gg esports tournament
The company has announced it's joining Microsoft,
bringing a suite of management tools for esports events to the
Xbox platform holder.
How to open and read Small Memory Dump (dmp) files
in Windows 10
Why Am I Getting (or Sending) Emails that Contain
only a Link or Spam from My Contacts?
Email account hacking is on the rise. One of the
signs is the amount of spam being sent to contacts from those
The best way to transfer files to a new Windows PC
Using a cloud storage service removes the hassle of
transferring files to your new computer via utilities or external
drives — and it also supports mobile devices.
Broke your smartphone? 'Right to repair' rules just
took another step forward
'Right to repair' calls on manufacturers to make it
easier for consumers to fix their own devices and to be more
transparent about the lifespan of their products.
New WAPDropper malware stealthily subscribes you to
How to Switch from Chrome to Vivaldi
There's no longer a one-size-fit-all SSD. Here's
No dearth of choices, and for good reason.
6 Android Apps That Really Clean Up Your Device (No
These phone cleaner apps for Android help you clear
out junk files taking up space on your device.
Raindrop.io for Chrome
Have access to all of your favorite web pages by
creating organized bookmarks which can be accessed from various
devices through a web interface
The next big MacBook upgrade might be coming sooner
than we thought
- Apple will reportedly launch a big MacBook
upgrade next year, with manufacturing set to start in the second
- A report from Asia says that the M1
MacBook Pro will get a mini-LED display, which would mark a first
for the Mac line.
- The first mini-LED iPad Pro should arrive in the
first quarter of 2021, giving the world the first taste at Apple’s
mini-LED screen tech.
Amazon's Fire TV Cube can now handle two-way video
Microsoft Teams gets an overhauled calling
interface, CarPlay support, and more
Microsoft Teams will soon let you transfer calls
easily between desktop and mobile
How To Automatically Delete Chrome History After
5 ways to stop porch pirates from stealing your
The US Is Number One for Data Theft
Uswitch’s data-breach report names the US the data
theft capital of the world, outranking China, India, and the UK.
How to fix the M1 Mac’s most disappointing feature:
iOS apps on the Mac
Both Apple and app developers have work to do.
How to take webpage screenshot on Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge introduces a screenshot feature to
capture webpages, and here's how to use it on Windows 10
Microsoft highlights how Vietnamese hackers used
crypto-mining software to fly under the radar
It's better to be safe than sorry as Microsoft
points out the threat potential of crypto coin miners.
Power Supply Calculator to calculate the Power
Why shouldn’t I post my email address in a public
Spammers and internet trolls harvest email
addresses via a variety of means. One of the most common is to
simply surf the web and look for anything that might look like
Fast forward: What's coming in future Chrome
Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes
release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming
additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's a
sneak preview of what's coming.
AI automation promises to have a big, and not
always positive, impact
Commentary: Just as telephone operators struggled
with the automation of switching, AI promises to change global
economies for the better, even as it wreaks havoc on individuals'
Over 300K Spotify accounts hacked in credential
7 of the Best Text Expansion Tools for Windows
This Chrome update should help with annoying
Windows 10 antivirus issues
Windows 10 antivirus has been playing havoc with
Chrome bookmarks and more
How to Find Out If Your Facebook Account Has Been
With Facebook harboring so much data, you need to
keep your account safe. Here's how to find out if your Facebook
has been hacked.
Raindrop.io for Firefox
Neatly organize all your bookmarks into collections
with the help of this Firefox extension that is also able to store
other media, such as photos, videos, and tracks
Microsoft is trying to figure out why PS5 games
outperform Xbox Series X games
- In early testing, PS5 games look better
and run more smoothly than Xbox Series X games.
- Microsoft says that the Xbox Series X is
“the world’s most powerful console,” but many multiplatform games
are performing better on the PlayStation 5.
- Microsoft is working with its Xbox development
partners to address these discrepancies.
Qualcomm taps Samsung to make new flagship 5G
Microsoft’s new Windows Feature Experience Packs
are smaller updates to Windows 10
Microsoft is testing these smaller Windows updates
with insiders first
How To Send And Receive Text Messages On A PC
Without A Phone
3 super useful websites you’ll use all the time
Report: Android App Support Coming to Windows 10
With 'Project Latte'
Android app support could soon be coming to Windows
10 by way of a special software-based solution. It would eliminate
the need for Android emulation or phone mirroring.
How to fix your network when you see ‘Another
device is using your IP address’
Your local network or your Mac may have the wrong
Geekly Update - 27 November 2020
Less Common Reasons Your Computer May Slow Down