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You can activate Chat in the General section of Settings.

How to activate and use Google Chat

Real-time collaborative chat, as exemplified by apps such as Slack, has become a common way to communicate between colleagues and …

Twitter removed some of its privacy protections back on April, 2020.

How to keep some of your Twitter data away from advertisers

In April 2020, Twitter began sharing more of our information with advertisers. Notice came via a rather weird notification that …

Shortcut can help you create new bookmarks for your apps

How to customize your iPhone’s app icons

Have you ever wanted to make your iPhone your own, with your individualized style and flair? Sure, you can change …

Add a VPN profile in Windows 10.

How to set up a VPN for increased security and privacy

Virtual private networks (VPNs) can offer an additional layer of security and privacy for your online activity. Whether you’re working …

Start with Amazon’s “Login & security” section.

How to set up two-factor authentication on your online accounts

Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked. After numerous widespread breaches through the …

Besides its basic plan, Amazon offers video-only and plans for students and EBT / Medicaid users.

How to sign up for Amazon Prime

Amazon has announced that its annual Prime Day sales are scheduled for Monday, June 21st and Tuesday, June 22nd; and …

Go to “Security” > “Signing in to Google” > “2-step Verification.”

How to use a two-factor security key

Two-factor authentication is a good way to add an extra layer of security to online accounts. It requires the use …

How to install the developer beta of iOS 15

How to install the developer beta of iOS 15

In its much-anticipated WWDC session on Monday, June 7th, Apple introduced a load of new features for its upcoming update …

Your Screen Time screen is accessible from your Settings menu.

How to use Screen Time to keep your iPhone use within healthy limits

We all spend a lot of time on our phones, and it’s possible — just possible — that some of …

Sites like Intelius aggregate info on individuals and make that info available.

10 steps to make your data harder to find online

There are two key concepts in information security: threat model and attack surface. “Threat model” is another way of asking, …

Open the App Switcher and swipe sideways to find the app you want to quit.

iOS 14 basics: how to quit an app on your iPhone

Even iOS apps occasionally misbehave — they can crash, or freeze, or otherwise stop working. If you’re new to iOS, …

To turn audio notifications off, go to the web-based Settings page.

How to turn Zoom’s audio notifications on or off

When somebody comes to your door — not a virtual door, your real door — and wants to get your …