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How to Improve Your Wifi Speeds When Everyone’s Home

Chances are, your home internet is under a lot more strain than normal at the moment: With schools and workplaces temporarily closing all across the globe, you might well be fighting with your family or your housemates for any available bandwidth. If you want to limit buffering and maximize speeds, we’ve got a few…Read more… […]

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It’s Time to Go Wild With Your Comcast Downloads

The only good news to come from the coronavirus—unless you have a crystal ball and have been making a small fortune in the market, /r/wallstreetbets-style—is that Comcast has finally shown that its network can probably handle all the downloading you typically do. In other words, data caps are bullshit.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Your Kid’s School Is Probably Collecting Tons of Data on Them

We’re living in a time when cyber-bulling, self-harm, suicide and school shootings are all things that parents and educators need to worry about. And as technology became more prevalent in the classroom, an obvious solution was born—monitor what our kids are searching, reading, viewing and writing to look for red…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Your Kid’s School Is Probably Collecting Tons of Data on Them

We’re living in a time when cyber-bulling, self-harm, suicide and school shootings are all things that parents and educators need to worry about. And as technology became more prevalent in the classroom, an obvious solution was born—monitor what our kids are searching, reading, viewing and writing to look for red…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Launch Web Apps and Services With These “.new” Sites

Google recently announced that it’s letting loose a brand-new domain name—.new—which comes with one clever hitch. Those purchasing one have to use it to create a shortcut to an activity, action, or app. Or, to put it in Google terms, “All .new domain names must be used for action generation or online creation flows.”Read more… […]

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How to Make the Internet Less Depressing

The like button ruined the internet. Social media and comment sections have trained us to channel our negative feelings into words, and our positive feelings into likes. So negativity is laid out in detail in the comments and replies, while positivity is compressed into a number. Scrolling through it all, or having it…Read more… Continue […]

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No One Knows About Two-Factor Authentication, and It’s Putting Their Security at Risk

Sounds strange, doesn’t it? As much as we try to promote the importance of this security measure—a secondary means of identifying that whoever is trying to log into your account is actually you—a recent survey from the Pew Research Center indicates that more than half of those quizzed cannot identify a single example…Read more… Continue […]

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