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How Do I Activate Okay Google?

How Do I Activate Okay Google?

The “Okay Google” prompt has become so solidified in pop culture that Burger King even used it in a Whopper commercial in 2017, although Google was not pleased. If you haven’t tried the feature that goes along with those words, you might be wondering, “How do I activate Okay Google?” It’s not difficult, and you …

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Where Is Siri on My Phone?

Where Is Siri on My Phone?

Similarly to Alexa and other personal assistants, the name Siri is synonymous with technology. If you hadn’t used Siri before and got a new gadget recently, you may be wondering how to find Siri on your phone. Then, you’ll be able to speak commands and search queries to save time.  Keep reading to find out …

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What Can We Learn From the NHS Cyber Attack?

What Can We Learn From the NHS Cyber Attack?

Hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries were recently infected with a Ransomware virus called WannaCry. This ransom software made it impossible for services like the National Health Service, the NHS, in England and Scotland to access their computer systems unless they paid an exorbitant fee in Bitcoin. More than a week later, companies …

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How To Immediately Improve Your Cyber Security

How To Immediately Improve Your Cyber Security

Like the space race and nuclear proliferation a half-century ago, our generation is witnessing an arms race of global proportions. This time around, the battle lines aren’t clearly drawn between warring nations. Instead, this modern arms race is one of network technologies, with cyber criminals cracking and exploiting the security measures we implement to keep …

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How to Automate Your Inbox

How to Automate Your Inbox

You probably look at your email inbox several times a day — possibly numerous times per hour. Your inbox keeps your received emails in one place, but it can do much more. Keep reading to learn cool tricks to automate how your inbox works. Synch Your Inbox to Work With Zapier Zapier is a web …

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How to Automate Boring, Everyday Tasks

How to Automate Boring, Everyday Tasks

We are living in the golden age of automation. In the past quarter-century, we’ve seen the mobile phone evolve from a one-trick pony that requires a leather carrying case to the end-all-be-all of pocket planners, capable of organizing and automating nearly every aspect of our lives. And it still makes phone calls. But while we …

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How To Use Your Chromebook To Access Windows Files

How To Use Your Chromebook To Access Windows Files

Google’s Chromebook proves good things come in petite, yet powerful packages. However, the gadget still has some limitations. Until recently, Chromebook users couldn’t easily access Windows files across shared networks. Since Windows files are so common and collaboration is so common, this shortcoming was notable, and commonly brought up as something people wished Google would …

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How to Stay Productive While Working From Home

How to Stay Productive While Working From Home

Telecommuting has its share of benefits, namely the ability to set your own schedule and work in your pajamas, if that’s your preference. Flexibility is one of the clear strengths of telecommuting, but one of its potential weaknesses is how easy it is to get distracted while at home. When the television is just a …

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