Author: Andrew

How many times have you visited your parents’ house, only to find that they’ve downloaded malware and useless software onto their computers? Well, a surprising new report from the BBB Institute shows that millennials are actually more likely to be the victims of scams than older Americans – like the Baby Boomer generation. That report from the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust claims that Millennials are more...

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Microsoft wants its users to focus on what the company is adding to Windows 10 in their upcoming Anniversary Update. However, Microsoft is also taking away some key features that you may enjoy. Yes, we’re getting improvements like a more powerful Cortana and better integration with mobile devices, but we’re also losing some things in the process. Here are 5 things we’re losing in the Windows 10...

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In the future, Microsoft’s Cortana will be listening to every word you speak – and there’s no way turn it off. At least, that’s how privacy advocates are treating the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which rolls out automatically on August 2. Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant that sits in the taskbar. It’s replaced the default Windows search bar – the place you used to search for...

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Okay, so you’ve read beginner guides. You’ve read the best tips and tricks. And now you’re in the game and playing. What’s next? Well, here are a bunch of Pokemon Go tips that you haven’t already read a million times in every other article online. PokeStops Refresh Every 5 Minutes You walk past a PokeStop, you spin the disc, and it turns purple. You can’t spin it any...

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Password managers are online services that store all your crucial passwords in one place. Your password data is encrypted and available to access on authorized devices. For whatever reason, most people still type their passwords into each individual website by hand, or just let their browser cookies remember their login data. In reality, password managers are far safer and more useful. Today, we’re listing 4 reasons why...

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Pokemon Go’s world is as big as our own world. Finding your way in that world can be difficult. That’s why many people have started to create Pokemon maps online. These maps list Pokemon that have been caught or seen in various locations around the world. More intense maps are starting to list gyms and PokeStops. Today, we’re helping you become a Pokemon Go master by outlining...

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Online banking is one of the riskiest things you do on the internet. You’re dealing with your life savings – and most of us don’t deal with it safely. Today, we’re showing you 5 simple steps anyone can implement today to make them a smarter, safer, more effective online banking customer. 5) Always Check the Address Bar We’ll start with an easy one: before you type your banking...

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Most of us know that Microsoft Edge is a decent browser. But most of us don’t have a good reason to switch away from our well-established Chrome or Firefox profiles. Well, Edge just got extensions. And now, people are starting to realize another killer feature of the browser: it’s the only one of the big four browsers capable of streaming Netflix at 1080p. That’s right: all the...

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Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends on July 31, 2016. In the final 2 weeks of the offer, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to convince you to update. But this latest marketing ploy is the best we’ve seen so far: if Microsoft can’t update your laptop to Windows 10 with same-day service, then you’ll receive a free Dell Inspiron 15 laptop. As you probably...

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