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How Do I Access My Work Passwords From My Home Devices?

What a week we’ve had! It feels like it’s still Monday, but maybe that’s just me. We’ve helped figure out cable modems and ISP speeds; how to set up your work laptop with your monitor at home; talked about why your work laptop stinks at wireless networking; and helped troubleshoot the ever-vexing “now my primary…Read […]

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Update Chrome to Protect Yourself Against Three Major Security Flaws

There’s not one, but three big ol’ security bugs in the latest versions of Chrome, one of which is being actively exploited by hackers. You can read the technical details of the bug in Google blog post, but it basically affects Chrome’s ability to properly check and run JavaScript, leaving the browser open to…Read more… […]

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Update Chrome to Protect Yourself Against Three Major Security Flaws

There’s not one, but three big ol’ security bugs in the latest versions of Chrome, one of which is being actively exploited by hackers. You can read the technical details of the bug in Google blog post, but it basically affects Chrome’s ability to properly check and run JavaScript, leaving the browser open to…Read more… […]

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How to Enable Touch Controls for Stadia Games on Android

One of the most baffling setbacks of Google’s game-streaming service, Stadia, is its strict controller requirements. Stadia games can only be played with the official Stadia controller, which must be plugged in via USB in order to work—even on portable devices like Android phones. This has hamstrung the service’s…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Unlock Chrome’s Hidden Bottom Toolbar in Android

Most mobile web browsers keep the URL bar and UI controls at the top of the screen, but this layout isn’t great when using a device with a large screen or certain accessibility restrictions. Some browsers—notably Firefox Preview and Vivaldi mobile—have easily accessible bottom-screen UIs that make the app much easier…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Get a Menu Bar in Edge Chromium

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser looks pretty sleek, but Chromium ditches a conventional menu bar behind other buttons in order to achieve its clean interface. You’ll have to deal with an extra click to get to your browsing history, preferences, or bookmarked pages. It’s not the biggest issue in the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Get a Menu Bar in Edge Chromium

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser looks pretty sleek, but Chromium ditches a conventional menu bar behind other buttons in order to achieve its clean interface. You’ll have to deal with an extra click to get to your browsing history, preferences, or bookmarked pages. It’s not the biggest issue in the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Check Chrome and Remove Any of These 70+ Malware Extensions

Another day, another batch of crappy Chrome extensions that you shouldn’t be using. Once again, Google has identified a number of bad actors its Chrome Web Store and given them the boot—but that doesn’t automatically remove these malware extensions from your browser, so you might want to do a quick cross-reference of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why Chrome Is Going to Start Blocking Some of Your Downloads

When Google Chrome starts blocking your downloads in a few months, know that it’s nothing personal; the browser is just doing its best to keep you safe. You should also know that Chrome isn’t flawless, and you should still be running regular antivirus and antimalware scans—and avoiding shitty websites and their…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why Chrome Is Going to Start Blocking Some of Your Downloads

When Google Chrome starts blocking your downloads in a few months, know that it’s nothing personal; the browser is just doing its best to keep you safe. You should also know that Chrome isn’t flawless, and you should still be running regular antivirus and antimalware scans—and avoiding shitty websites and their…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Block Bloated Web Ads With These Hidden Chrome 80 Flags

Chrome 80 dropped yesterday, and the usual advice applies. If your desktop browser hasn’t already updated itself, or you aren’t sure, go visit its “About Google Chrome” page either by clicking on the triple-dot icon in the upper-right corner of your Windows browser or the “Chrome” menu of your Mac browser.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Update Paid Chrome Extensions Google Just Banned

I confess, I haven’t run into a paid Google extension in some time. They do exist, however—and some are actually useful, like StopTheMadness (an extension that keeps websites from disabling keyboard shortcuts or context menus). If you happen to have found (and purchased) paid Chrome extensions, you need to know that …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Transform YouTube Into a Distraction-Free Audio Player With This Extension

YouTube can be a great place to find music to listen to. Since it’s a video site; however, often that music comes with a video that can be distracting when you’re really just looking for some tunes. Music Mode is a Chrome Extension that can help.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Enable These Hidden Security and Performance Features in Chrome 79

Chrome 79 is here. Before you do anything else, click the triple-dot icon in the upper-right corner of your desktop browser, click on Help, click on “About Google Chrome,” and summon that update for your system. (Go ahead and update your Android or iOS apps, too.)Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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