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The New Two-Swipe Shortcut for the Camera in iOS

When you want to capture that perfect action shot or incriminating video, it’s a mad rush to open the Camera app as quickly as possible. That’s why Apple lets you get to the camera in multiple ways: swiping left on ...

Microsoft Edge Browser Getting Automatic HTTPS Web Security Feature

The latest version of Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser will follow in the footsteps of the other major browsers on the web. As of Edge 92, the browser will automatically switch users ...

Siri Learned Five Languages over the Summer So You Didn’t Have To

While you were basking at the beach this summer, Apple kept Siri busy taking intensive language classes. In iOS 11 and newer, Siri can now translate English words and phrases into Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. So if ...

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

HDDs are old, well understood technology. They haven't changed much in recent years. In fact, increasingly, people are writing them off, preferring SSDs for their greater speed and smaller size, even though ...

To Prevent Spearfishing, Set a PIN or Passcode on Your Cell Phone Account

Spearfishing. It’s no longer just a tropical ocean sport that could provide seafood for dinner. In today’s tech world, spearfishing is when someone targets you specifically, usually with the goal of taking over your online accounts. Once that’s done, the ...

You Can Now Scan QR Codes with the Camera in iOS

You’ve undoubtedly seen those odd-looking square QR codes on product packaging, a business card, or a flyer. In the past, you needed a special app to scan a QR code to see what Web URL, contact card, Wi-Fi network, or ...

These Technologies Hold The Key To Growing Your Business

After a roller coaster of a ride in 2020 and into 2021, businesses just like yours are looking to the future. Their eyes aren’t just on recovery. Many businesses are eager to ...

Some Amazon Device Features May Have Security Risks

Have you heard of Amazon Sidewalk? If not, it's definitely something you should be aware of. Depending on your point of view, the new feature, which was enabled by default on a ...

Having Trouble Switching Apps on the iPhone? Try This.

Since the newer iPhones lack a Home button to press twice for the app switcher, you’ll need to switch apps in a new way. To bring up the app switcher, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to about ...

Email Unsubscribe Scam Can Easily Fool Any User

Scammers are increasingly relying on a tried and true bit of social engineering to fool unsuspecting users into unwittingly signing up to receive a flood of additional spam email. They accomplish this ...

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