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How to Add Snapchat Video Filters to Microsoft Teams

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Snapchat video filters offer a fun and creative way to present yourself by using your webcam to superimpose lenses on your face. You can integrate these filters with Microsoft Teams in your next meeting. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/752593/how-to-add-snapchat-video-filters-to-microsoft-teams/
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How to Block or Unblock People on Discord

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Discord is great for chats, but some users send too many irrelevant messages. While you can’t silence such people without mod powers, you can block them. We’ll show you how to block and unblock people on Discord.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/752416/how-to-block-or-unblock-people-on-discord/
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How to Create a Google Meet Link

There’s no way to grab a Google Meeting link while the meeting is live. However, you will have an option to get a link when you create a new meeting. This wikiHow will show you how to get a link to a Google meeting using the Meet mobile app or your computer.

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[Edit]Using the Google Meet Mobile App

  1. Open Google Meet on your phone or tablet. This app icon looks like a yellow, red, blue, and green outlined video camera that you’ll find on one of your Home screens, in the app drawer, or by searching.
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    • If you don’t have the Meets mobile app, you can download it for free from the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iOS).
  2. Tap . It’s a tab-like button that you’ll find at the top of your screen.
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  3. Tap . This is usually the first option in the menu and is next to a chain-link icon.
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  4. Tap the copy icon. This prompts your phone to copy the link to your clipboard so you can paste it anywhere.
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    • Tap the Share invite to share the link directly to certain apps.[1]

[Edit]Using Google Meet in your Browser

  1. Go to https://meet.google.com/ and sign in. If you’re not signed in with Google, you won’t be able to continue.
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  2. Click . You’ll see this towards the left side of the page next to an icon of a video camera.
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  3. Click . It’s usually the first option in the menu and is next to an icon of a link.
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  4. Tap the copy icon. This prompts your computer to copy the link to your clipboard so you can paste it anywhere.
    Create a Google Meet Link Step 8.png

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Source: https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Google-Meet-Link
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How to Turn On and Use Remote Desktop on Windows 11

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Want to use your Windows 11 desktop in another room inside your home? Instead of walking there, you can remotely access it from your phone or tablet. But first, you need to enable Remote Desktop on your computer.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/752040/how-to-turn-on-and-use-remote-desktop-on-windows-11/
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How to Change Your Microsoft Teams Name

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Changing your display name in Microsoft Teams is a good idea so that others don’t confuse someone with the same or similar name. It’ll also make it easier for other members to tag you or invite you in calls.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/744758/how-to-change-your-microsoft-teams-name/
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T-Mobile confirms data breach affects over 47 million people

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As part of its ongoing data breach investigation, T-Mobile has confirmed the enormity of the stolen information. Roughly 47.8 million current and former or prospective customers have been affected by the cyberattack on its systems, the carrier confirmed on Wednesday. Of that number, about 7.8 million are current T-Mobile postpaid accounts and the rest are prior or potential users who had applied for credit, the company added in a press release

Worryingly, the data includes some personal information including the first and last names, date of birth, SSN, and driver’s license/ID information for a “subset of customers.” So far, T-Mobile said it does not have any indication that the stolen files contain phone numbers, account numbers, passwords or financial information.

What’s more, the company said about 850,000 active T-Mobile prepaid customers also had their names, phone numbers and account PINs exposed. The affected users do not include Metro by T-Mobile, former Sprint prepaid, or Boost users and T-Mobile said it has reset the PINs on these accounts. In addition, it claimed that “some additional information” from inactive prepaid accounts was accessed through prepaid billing files.

The findings from the carrier’s preliminary analysis come just days after it was notified of a data breach. Initially, it was reported that a member of an underground forum claimed to have obtained the data for over 100 million T-Mobile customers. The culprit was reportedly selling information of about 30 million T-Mobile customers for about $270,000 in Bitcoin. 

As part of its compensation and mitigation efforts, T-Mobile is offering affected customers two years of McAfee’s ID Theft Protection Service; recommending all postpaid users change their PIN; and setting up an online resource page. T-Mobile said that it began coordination with law enforcement on Tuesday as its investigation into the data breach — the third such attack it has suffered in the past two years — continues.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/t-mobile-data-breach-affected-people-103104868.html?src=rss
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How to Hide Everyone’s Video Feeds While Presenting on Zoom

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To keep guests focused on the person talking, Zoom is adding a feature called Focus Mode that lets presenters hide the video feeds of all attendees, making it so only the presenter and a highlighted participant are visible.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/747716/how-to-hide-everyones-video-feeds-while-presenting-on-zoom/
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The FCC releases its first mobile broadband map

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released its first-ever mobile broadband coverage map. The tool allows you to compare the LTE and voice coverage areas of the country’s four largest carriers, showing where you can expect to see wireless download and upload speeds of at least 5 Mbps and 1 Mbps, respectively.

The data you see on the map is accurate as of May 15th, 2021, and you can use the tool to compare what coverage looks like in your area away from the often misleading and confusing maps offered by AT&T, T-Mobile, US Cellular and Verizon (Engadget’s parent company). The tool is the result of last year’s Broadband DATA Act, which requires the FCC to collect and release robust data comparing different wired, fixed-wireless, satellite and mobile broadband service providers. To compile the map, the FCC collected standardized propagation information from the carriers. It also asked the public to help.

For too long the FCC has not had truly accurate broadband maps. But we’re changing that. Starting right here and now. This is the first-of-its-kind wireless coverage map the agency has produced. And we’re just getting started. More to come.https://t.co/FhgddIgRfh

— Jessica Rosenworcel (@JRosenworcel) August 6, 2021

“This map provides a preview of how the mobile data the FCC will collect under the standards set by the Broadband DATA Act will look when mapped,” the agency said. “Never before have maps been created using these new, standardized mobile data specifications, which will improve the uniformity and consistency of broadband availability data collected by the FCC.”

The map isn’t perfect. For example, you can’t see the extent of each carrier’s current 5G buildouts. But it’s hard to overstate just how much of an improvement this new tool is over what the FCC offered previously. To put things into context. In 2019, Microsoft estimated that 163 million Americans couldn’t access the internet at or above broadband speeds. Meanwhile, the FCC put that number closer to 25 million. 

That discrepancy was the direct result of how the FCC compiled its data at the time. It relied on Form 477 filings from the service providers, which could include errors and exaggerations. FCC acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel says the new mobile broadband map is just the start of what the agency has planned on that front.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/fcc-mobile-broadband-coverage-map-182120461.html?src=rss
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How to Fix Google Chat (RCS) Messaging Problems on Android

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RCS is supposed to be the successor to SMS, but it’s far from a perfect system. Currently, you could run into any number of issues with the service—disconnections, failure to connect, and more. Fortunately, there are a few fixes that you can try if you find yourself in this situation.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/746068/how-to-fix-google-chat-rcs-messaging-problems-on-android/
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State Department monitoring internet outages in Iran amid protests

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The State Department on Wednesday said it was monitoring reports of internet outages and slowdowns in Iran amid ongoing anti-government protests spurred by a water shortage in the country. State …

Source: https://thehill.com/policy/international/565321-state-department-monitoring-internet-outages-in-iran-amid-protests
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