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What Is a Virtual Mailbox? (And Why You Should Get One)
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If you’ve never heard of them, a virtual mailbox is a service that provides you with a physical mailing address anywhere in the United States. There’s an obvious benefit for international shoppers who want to buy products from businesses that only ship to addresses in the United States. But there are not-so-obvious benefits even if […]

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Windows Group Policy: What Is It and How to Use It
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If you’ve dug into the more technical corners of Windows or have heard chatter from your IT department, you may have heard of Group Policy. But unless you’ve worked in IT, you’ve probably never used it. Let’s look at this important component of Windows. We’ll examine what Group Policy is, why it’s important, and how […]

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12 Surprising Things All Snapchat Users Should Know
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Even for long-time users, Snapchat can be confusing. This is an app that’s far from intuitive, with a feature list that seems to change with every update. It’s no wonder you’re continually left feeling like you’re missing out on something. So, what are some things that all Snapchat users should know? Here are 12 pointers […]

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Top 6 Underground Search Engines You Never Knew About
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I love Google and Bing just as much as the next person. But normal search engines only brush the surface of the internet. To dive into the underground internet, you need to use underground search engines. What’s the underground internet? Most people don’t realize that there are a lot of areas you can’t get to […]

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5 Recent Data Breaches That May Have Put Your Data at Risk
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Data breaches are part of the furniture of our digital lives. Barely a day goes by without another company leaking your data. And while these events are becoming more commonplace, something else changed in 2018 too. The implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means that businesses now commit to disclose any breaches […]

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How to Fix Windows Update Error 80072EE2
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Windows 10 updates are a contentious issue. Some users love the automation; others detest the overbearing approach. Whatever your take, there is always a potential for an error. Namely, Windows 10 error code 80072EE2. Windows 10 errors are always frustrating, that’s for sure. But they don’t have to keep your system offline for long. Check […]

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Google Maps Helps Commuters Get to Work
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With its latest update to Google Maps, Google is trying to make the lives of commuters a little easier. Commutes to work are never likely to be fun, but they can at least be a little less frustrating. And Google Maps might be the key… Google Maps Features for Commuters Google Maps now boasts a […]

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5 Google Chrome Alternatives for a Better Browser on Desktop or Mobile
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When Google Chrome turned 10 years old, it launched a new version of its browser, Chrome 69. While there are some cool new features, it also added a bit of a privacy issue by automatically signing you into Chrome when you use a Google account on any site. It might be time to look beyond […]

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4 Reasons Why Your Wi-Fi Is So Slow (And How to Fix Them)
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Wi-Fi is the way of the world now. It’s the invisible friend that comforts us, allows us to binge on Netflix in bed, and equips us to work from anywhere, anytime. Wi-Fi is thus pretty much a necessity these days. But when the Wi-Fi slows to a crawl, the relationship turns sour. If your Wi-Fi […]

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