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Be the Boss of Your Home Hybrid Workplace Tech

Having two different workspaces—one at home and the other at the office—has its perks. There’s less time spent on the freeway (or subway, or bus) and extra time to squeeze in a session at the gym or a home YouTube workout.  But being a hybrid worker also presents its own challenges. Clearly, the pandemic has…

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Set Journalism Free: How to Bypass a Paywall

We are living in strange times. There’s countless information available on the Internet. But only some of it is verified news and has reputable sources. Many of the websites that check facts and follow journalistic ethics have their content behind a paywall. They need money to keep their sites running, of course. After all, servers…

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Social Media

Social Media Censorship Has Gone Mainstream: Here’s How You Might Be Affected

Social media is being censored more than ever…and people have strong opinions about this controversial topic. Some believe platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have the responsibility to stop the spread of misinformation and hate speech, while others fear that these platforms are mainly censoring political views and putting a stop to free speech. According…

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10 Things to Do Before You Sell Your iPhone

Are you ready to sell or give away your iPhone so you can get a new one or switch to Android? If you can find the right buyer, you’re typically able to get much more than your phone’s trade-in value. Or perhaps you know of someone who needs a new phone and you’re willing to…

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What Exactly is Freedom of Speech on the Internet?

Friendly Reminder: This article discusses legal terminology, but should in no way be considered legal advice.   America is the land of the free and the home of the brave. We all are familiar with the concept of free speech. But very few people fully understand what that means. People throw around the first amendment, but…

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7 Things to Do Before You Get Rid of Your Android Phone

Phones are a major part of our lives. New devices can cost over a thousand dollars so it’s not unheard of to sell, trade in, or upgrade your phone. They’re becoming a major investment like cars. Phone carriers have built in programs where they take significant amounts off the cost if you turn in your…

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The New Privacy Features of Google Chrome 92

As the most popular web browser in the world, Google Chrome needs to keep up its security standards by providing constant updates. The release of Google Chrome 92 a few months ago includes many new privacy features that are designed to keep you safer online. Subsequent Chrome updates will include these features as well. If…

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The Safest Way to Back Up Your Phone Data

When it comes to losing your phone or having your personal data stolen, you probably think, “That’s never going to happen to me.” This conviction might be driving your phone security habits. The problem is this: once it does happen, it’s too late to do anything to protect yourself. While it may seem like backing…

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