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How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Start Your Business: 4 Apps That Really Help

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is an app for just about everything these days.<p>Groceries, taxis, black cars, valet parking, haircuts, even tailors and dog walkers can all be ordered on demand from your smartphone.<p>There's even apps that can make starting a business …

The state of Google's hardware program

Google is still probably best known for its search engine and Android operating system, but the company is an increasingly important player in the tech hardware business too. Between smartphones, smart home, and IoT ventures, Google is building hardware in the biggest and fastest growing market …

Elon Musk's Boring Company isn't waiting any longer

Elon Musk's Boring Company is officially making some headway.<p>The<p>evil geniusvisionary CEO made us question the project's timeline and his own mental …

Elon Musk

Meet the $21 Million Company That Thinks a New iPhone Is a Total Waste of Money | Inc.com

"Here--stand on that," says Kyle Wiens, positioning himself opposite his visitor and reaching for the switch. Then comes the electric hum, followed by the soft jolt and the ground receding. It's a car lift, mechanic's grade, salvaged from a dealership, reinstalled on a concrete pad in Wiens's …

Lost your Android phone? Good luck trying to get it back

We all know the feeling, that sudden amount of fear that envelops us the moment we realize we’ve lost our phone. Your heart beats a little bit faster as you attempt to recall the last time you’ve used it, but even then, there’s no pause for you until you’re reunited with it – safely back into your …

7 reasons to switch to Google Inbox

Inbox by Gmail organizes your emails by grouping together similar messages into folders called bundles. These include purchases, trip emails, bills and social updates. You can edit which emails appear in these bundles and schedule them to appear in your inbox at your convenience.<p>Published: …

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Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then select “compact” to reduce the …

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The Privacy Enthusiast's Guide to Using Android

With everyone from local scammers to government agencies trying to get hands on your data, there’s never been a better time to beef up your privacy …

Tech and the Fake Market tactic

In one generation, the Internet went from opening up new free markets to creating a series of Fake Markets that exploit society, without most media …

OLED iPhone 8 will be an expensive gamble for Apple

Apple's tenth anniversary OLED iPhone 8 will be the biggest and most expensive gamble Apple has taken with its smartphone since its release.<p>As the …

Best ways to use your Android phone with your PC

Getting your Android phone to seamlessly connect to your PC isn't as daunting as it used to be. There are several services that let you mirror …

Compose Like The Pros

Taking cues from the great classic painters, photographers have learned that composition is more than just where you place your subject. Lighting, …

These Android Apps Are Tracking Users, Infecting Phones

If you're using a VPN app on your Android device, there's a surprisingly strong chance that your data is at risk, and that your phone or tablet might …

Apps

ICICI, Axis and HDFC Bank are in for a rude shock and it’s not due to note ban

Indian bank investors are in for a rude shock, and one that’s got little to do with the chaos unleashed by demonetisation.<p>The fault lies in …

HDFC Bank

How to set up your Android phone for ultimate privacy

It’s not an exaggeration to say that your smartphone is the most personal device you have. The fact it’s always with you, however, sure does generate …

Fix Malfunctions by Booting into Safe Mode on Android

If you have an Android device that is malfunctioning, the most common way to fix this issue is by performing a hard reset. A hard reset deletes all …

How to navigate your Android phone storage folders

Android file managers can be a powerful tool for keeping your handset organized, but Android’s organizational structure, or seeming lack of one, can be a little daunting for the casual browser. App data, pictures, music, and more are all accessed through a single starting folder, and that’s …

How to Flush DNS Cache on Android Smartphones

When DNS cache gets corrupted on your Android device, you cannot see a web page that you regularly visit on your Android phone or tablet; however, …

Low Light Photography Guide with Galaxy S7 | Samsung UK

The Night: Master Low Light Photography with the Galaxy S7<p>By Hannah on 5th Jul, 2016<p>Close<p>Taking fantastic pictures before dawn and after dusk can be …

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Android fingerprint security

Fingerprint storage security<p>Most storage strategies on Android are insecure, especially when you consider the possibility of root access. But Google …

29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

There are so many wonderful websites around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them. The below list provides some of those websites …

How I Achieve Inbox Zero Every Day

How I Achieve Inbox Zero Every Day (and you can too!)<p>I occasionally see posts on Facebook where people compare their inboxes.<p>“I have 12,000 emails in …

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

How to Use Gmail's Labels To Keep Your Inbox Neat and Tidy

Labels are Gmail’s secret weapon that let you organize your inbox on your own terms. Once they’re set up, they do most of your message processing …

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iPhone vs Pixel

Searching for the Future of Mobile<p>After several weeks testing the iPhone 7, the iPhone 7+, and the Google Pixel I thought I might write up a review that might be helpful for anyone considering which phone to buy for the holidays. This is the closest the competition has ever been amongst the iOS and …

Be Warned: How Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google Just Might Control the World | Inc.com

I'm a huge fan of technology.<p>Technology enables us to communicate with people all over the world in an instant. It helps us to learn at unprecedented scale and speed. And it helps solve serious problems that have plagued mankind for centuries, if not longer.<p>But technology is a two-edged sword. And …

Need to unplug? This site will help you delete yourself from the internet

The internet can be a pretty gross place when you really sit back and take it all in. There’s lots of hate floating around out there, not to mention …

Why giving up your phone number can mean giving up your privacy

Forget divorce or the dissolution of a business partnership. In 2017, your most unpredictable, time-consuming and financially perilous breakup may be with your old phone number.<p>Surrendering your digits can be more problematic than losing your phone. On most smartphones, a quick security wipe can …