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How to see Android notifications on your PC

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As subversive as smartphones may be, we’ll likely never be able to completely get away from desktop computing. And when you’re stuck hammering away on the keyboard, how do you mitigate the stream of texts and notifications coming in on your phone? In a win for PC computing, you can now receive and respond to […]

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Windows gets desktop Android notifications

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Smartphones aren’t even ten years old, and they’re already one of the most essential pieces of our daily routines.In many ways they’ve actually surpassed desktop computers in their ability to keep us connected 24 hours a day. But they’re still a separate device, and that means awkward transitions when you get notifications while working on […]

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Don’t let hackers fool you with these tricks

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According to several reports, the volume of malicious cyber attacks have increased since the beginning of the Rio Olympics. And even though our devices have the latest network security systems, hackers have a cunning trick up their sleeves — social engineering. Unlike malware and other viruses, social engineering tricks people into divulging sensitive data to […]

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Beware of these social engineering tactics

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As the spectacle and competitive atmosphere of the Rio Olympic Games have drawn the world’s attention, hackers who use social engineering are inching closer to our private information. Although our systems may be prepared for the likes of malware and worms, social engineering is a different beast of its own. If used effectively, hackers can […]

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4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

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Every time we learn about a cyberattack that has affected so many businesses, we invest in security technologies that will safeguard our systems. This year, however, social engineering attacks have taken center stage in the Rio Olympics. Using various scams, hackers can circumvent network security systems by convincing gullible users into giving away sensitive information. […]

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What makes a good keyboard

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Like new cars and smartphones, new keyboards are also initially alluring enough to elicit everyone’s oohs and ahs. But as their novelty fades, it’s easy to start taking them for granted. Is typing on them slower than before? Is the gaming experience they deliver no longer up to par? Whether for leisure or business purposes, […]

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Components of a good keyboard

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Unlike shopping bags, keyboards come in an array of options. They range from ones built for typing efficiency to joint-friendly models sculpted for ergonomic usability. Considering the myriad of options, you might struggle deciding on what you should look for. While personal tastes will always play an important role in your decision, there are certain […]

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The keyboard checklist for 2016

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What part of your computer can be more hands-on than the keyboard? No pun intended. A keyboards is like a lover; you spend time with it, you caress it, and you fight with it. After kissing and making up time and again, it still types at a snail’s pace, and executing simple keyboard commands becomes […]

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Enhance searches with these Google tricks

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Much like capturing someone’s heart, mastering the art of fully utilizing Google Search takes time, dedication and the willingness to learn new things. It’s an undeniable fact that we use Google Search almost on a daily basis, yet the only expertise we demonstrate is inputting a couple of terms and then relying on the search […]

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Improve searches with these Google tricks

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During the pre-internet era, locating a document or verifying a fact took countless hours, if not days. Now with smartphones and search engines, it takes less than a second to do the same. However, new tech comes new expectations, ones that demand lightning-fast efficiency. We want our information quickly, yet all we give Google Search […]

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