7 hidden Gmail features everyone should have in their arsenal
If you use Gmail daily on a computer for work or personal use -- or both at the same time as I do -- are you making the most of Google's email client? Gmail has a host of features that can help you better…
Comcast to provide Wi-Fi to low-income students through local community centers
Comcast is launching a program to provide free Wi-Fi in community centers as part of an effort to improve internet access for students in low-income areas, the company said Thursday. The so-called “lift zones” will provide free internet connectivity as…
Microsoft will bid farewell to Internet Explorer and legacy Edge in 2021
Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer 11 across its Microsoft 365 apps and services next year. In exactly a year, on August 17th, 2021, Internet Explorer 11 will no longer be supported for Microsoft’s online services like Office 365,…
Google Nest and Eero’s mesh Wi-Fi systems are steeply discounted
A mesh Wi-Fi system is one of the best investments you can make during a time when most of us are stuck at home due to the pandemic. It can help you get more out of the internet that you…
Google Wifi will soon have a feature that shows which device in your home is struggling to connect
Google is rolling out a new feature to its Google Wifi router that will let you see how each individual device is doing on the network, the company announced today. The feature is supposed to help you troubleshoot what devices…
Google can now scan malicious files for Advanced Protection users
Google’s Advanced Protection program aims to protect high-profile people who are especially at risk of being targeted by online attacks with extra security features in Chrome, and it’s adding a new feature today. Those enrolled will be able to send…
Razer accidentally leaked the personal information for over 100,000 gamers, report says
Razer accidentally exposed over 100,000 gamers’ personal information for close to a month, according to a new report. Security researcher Volodymyr Diachenko discovered that customer data on Razer’s website was made publicly available on August 18th because of a server misconfiguration.…
Zoom’s mobile and desktop apps now support two-factor authentication
Zoom is adding support for two-factor authentication (2FA) to its desktop and mobile applications, giving users the option of adding an extra layer of security to their account beyond a standard password, the company has confirmed to The Verge. Writing…
Russian, Chinese, and Iranian hackers are targeting the US election, says Microsoft
Hackers from Russia, China, and Iran are targeting individuals and organizations involved in both Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s presidential campaigns, according to a new security report from Microsoft. The tech giant says the “majority” of the attacks it’s detected…
Yubico’s new USB-C security key with NFC could be the one key to unlock them all
Yubico is announcing a new version of its USB-C equipped YubiKey 5 security key with NFC built in, which should theoretically be a convenient combo and compatible with many future devices moving forward. Previously, YubiKey offered the YubiKey 5 series…