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2FA and Recycled Phone Numbers Are a Security Risk

2FA-Security-Risk-Featured.jpg Two-factor authorization is supposed to lead to increased security. That extra step is supposed to prevent spammers from breaking into your account. By just learning one access point, they are still required to take an extra step that they most likely do not know. However, researchers have learned that 2FA can lead to a security risk with recycled phone numbers. Related: Convenience vs. Security: Which One Do You Prefer? Recycled Phone Numbers Expose 2FA Accounts Whether it’s because they relocate or switch cell carriers, people change their phone numbers from time to time. But there isn’t… Read more14461048.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Laura Tucker

How to Hide Sensitive Notifications on Android

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Your phone or tablet’s lock screen prevents people from getting into your device, but there’s still information that can be gleaned from notifications on the display itself. Thankfully, Android makes it easy to hide content on your lock screen.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/716707/how-to-hide-sensitive-notifications-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

You May Have to Wait Longer for Your New iPad or Mac

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If you’re thinking about getting a new iPad or Mac in 2021, you should factor in a longer-than-usual wait time. Although Apple raked in an obscene amount of money this past quarter, CEO Tim Cook also warned in Apple’s Wednesday earnings call that there will be supply issues affecting iPads and Macs in the second half…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/you-may-have-to-wait-longer-for-your-new-ipad-or-mac-1846788255
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Victoria Song

How to Delete Duplicate Burst Photos on iPhone

deleting-burst-photos-iphone.jpg Apple’s Camera app can shoot photos in “Burst Mode” (available on iPhones and iPads). That means you can take dozens of pictures at once, then choose which ones you’d like to use later on. However, considering photos can take up a significant portion of your device’s storage, you’ll want to be careful when using this feature.  If you’ve been using “Burst Mode” on your iPhone, you have hundreds (if not thousands) of duplicate photos. Therefore, let’s take a look at how to delete duplicate burst photos on your iPhone, helping you reclaim some much-needed free space.  Related: How to… Read more14445193.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Isaac Norman

How to Turn off Google Assistant Repeat Command Suggestions

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Google Assistant can be great, but it’s not without annoying tendencies. If you use Google Assistant commands a lot, you’ve probably received friendly “suggestions” to use commands again. Thankfully, these suggestions can be turned off.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/715392/how-to-turn-off-google-assistant-repeat-command-suggestions/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Ask iPhone and iPad Apps to Not Track You Across the Web

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A feature on your iPhone or iPad called “App Tracking Transparency” allows you to ask apps not to track you across the internet for advertising and data brokering purposes. Here’s how to use it.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/724969/how-to-ask-iphone-and-ipad-apps-to-not-track-you-across-the-web/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Find Your Android Phone or iPhone with Google Assistant

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Everyone knows the fear of losing their smartphone. There are plenty of ways you could try to find it, but the easiest might be with the help of Google Assistant. Just say “Hey Google” and find your iPhone or Android phone.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/723747/how-to-find-your-android-phone-or-iphone-with-google-assistant/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Flip or Mirror Photos and Images on iPhone and iPad

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Sometimes you end up taking photos that are mirrored horizontally. This is quite common when you take selfies. Want to change the direction of a photo (or a face)? Here’s how to flip photos on iPhone and iPad.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/721356/how-to-flip-or-mirror-photos-and-images-on-iphone-and-ipad/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Khamosh Pathak

How to Enable Alerts for Important Sounds on Your Android

how-to-set-emergency-alarm-android-featu There are so many things you can do with your Android smartphone, so it’s quite easy to lose track of some useful stuff along the way. For instance, did you know that you can make your phone set alerts for emergencies? Continue reading to find out how you can take advantage of this feature on Android. Getting Started To enable emergency alerts on your Android, you’ll need to install Google’s Live Transcribe app from the Play Store. Alternatively, if your phone is running Android 11 (and above), it should be already available on your device. This is a… Read more14415079.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alexandra Arici

How to Turn off 5G on Android (to Save Battery Life)

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5G is the latest feature that mobile networks are touting, but it’s not available everywhere. If you feel like your Android phone is wasting battery searching for a nonexistent 5G connection, you may be able to turn it off.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/722503/how-to-turn-off-5g-on-android-to-save-battery-life/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

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