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  • instagram two factor authentication

    Instagram introduces two-factor authentication

    With a new update to its app, Instagram has added several new features, particularly about videos. They wrote a heartfelt message of hope of sorts, inviting users to keep the platform a safe and peaceful place. And, last but not least, they added two-factor authentication, available to all users. Two-factors authentication means a system that […]

  • windows 10 ads

    How to block most advertisements on Windows 10 in a couple of clicks

    Windows 10 was the bearer of numerous controversies: the last concerns the forced placement of advertising into the operating system. For the time being, there are some “advertising tips” shown on the lock screen and the Start menu, but there are additional entries in Files Explorer, for example. When you navigate among your files, you […]

  • google maps

    Google Maps: how to use its lesser known features

    Google Maps is one of the best surfers in the form of apps for Android smartphones and iPhones, but you can also use it on your desktop computer. While we use it often while we drive, we usually do not know all the additional features and little tricks that could simplify our life. Let’s see […]

  • protecting gmail

    Protecting Gmail: the best extensions

    Google services such as Gmail are usually pretty safe. If someone hacks an account, generally it’s the account’s owner fault: maybe they were using passwords too weak (and since we’re talking about it: are your passwords safe? Think about it!). If you are looking for elevating your Gmail protection, having already enabled two-steps authentication and […]

  • audacity mp3

    How to export MP3 audio files with Audacity

    This morning I had to convert an AIFF file to MP3. There are plenty of software to convert audio, but I usually do it using Audacity (fixing the equalization or applying some of the pre-set effects while I’m there). But I realized that I had not installed Audacity on the Mac I was working on. […]

  • Deleting your digital life: how to delete your social network accounts

    Social networks, in all their forms, have thrilled us, connected us with the world, made us more visible to the public, flooded us with news and they have allowed us to express our opinion. At this point, however, they may have annoyed us. Not all social network, God forbid, but every day we hear more […]

  • deep web

    Deep web: how to browse it safely

    The deep web is a term that encompasses all the Internet not indexed by search engines. We’re talking about a complex universe including both sites not yet indexed, dynamic content, corporate private websites and software, and the dark web, which contains a subsection deliberately hidden because it’s often a source of illegality. Most of the […]