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How to Protect Your Home Network From ‘FragAttacks’ | Sidnaz Blog

May 13, 2021

Hearing your wireless devices are vulnerable to something called “FragAttacks” doesn’t exactly inspire joy. However, the word is scarier than the risk; there’s no evidence that anyone is actively exploiting wireless devices via these vulnerabilities, even given the millions that could be susceptible to FragAttacks—short for “fragmentation and aggregation attacks.” As security researcher Mathy Vanhoef […]

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How to Fix Microsoft Outlook’s Blank Email Bug | Sidnaz Blog

May 13, 2021

Microsoft is rolling out an Outlook update to fix a strange bug for Microsoft 365 users that’s causing email text to disappear as it’s typed and incoming messages to show up blank. In other words: a productivity-killing nightmare, whether you rely on Outlook for work or for fun. While Microsoft says the bug is confined […]

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How to Use ‘Family Broadcast’ With Google Assistant | Sidnaz Blog

May 11, 2021

You can now use Google Assistant’s Family Broadcast feature to send messages to Android devices and iPhones using the Google Assistant app. Your family can then reply from their devices, creating a fun little back-and-forth that’s a lot more convenient than calling someone (for small requests, at least). Previously, you could only send these broadcasts […]

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How to Delete Your Clubhouse Account and Data | Sidnaz Blog

May 11, 2021

Clubhouse might feel like an exclusive… well, club, but you may discover it isn’t for you once you finally get to try it out yourself. Whether you find one of the numerous Clubhouse ripoffs competitors more appealing, you just don’t like the open audio conversation format, you find the app’s constant access to your phone’s contacts […]

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Why Did My Wifi Disappear After a Windows Update? | Sidnaz Blog

May 8, 2021

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The Best New Features in Facebook Messenger and Instagram | Sidnaz Blog

May 8, 2021

Facebook recently announced a bunch of new features for Messenger and Instagram DMs on its apps. Media messaging is now streamlined, chats are easier to archive (and unarchive), and Instagram DMs now include read receipts. Let’s investigate at all the new features and how to use them. Easier audio messaging in Messenger and Instagram Messenger’s […]

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Try Using a Bluetooth Scanner App to Find Unwanted AirTags | Sidnaz Blog

May 7, 2021

There’s a chorus of voices that say Apple should do more to guard everyone—Android and iOS users alike—against unwanted tracking and stalking. I agree with them, and the entire concept of the AirTag made me curious. Can you track the trackers? I’m not talking about Apple’s built-in warnings for when unidentified AirTags find themselves moving along […]

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How to Unlock That Hidden Debug Mode for AirTags in iOS 14.5 | Sidnaz Blog

May 7, 2021

Apple’s AirTags have a hidden debug mode that you can access pretty easily on your connected device (ideally, an iPhone). And while the features found within aren’t going to give you magical tracking powers, you can at least enjoy some of the data related to AirTag tracking. That, and you can change some colors, too. […]

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Dude, Get a Security Update for Your Dell PC | Sidnaz Blog

May 6, 2021

Do you still own tech from 2009 or thereabouts? Maybe an old CPU or motherboard that’s sitting in a box in your closet “just in case” you need a backup? What about a Dell? If you or someone you care about happens to still be using a Dell computer produced any time between when Barack […]

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How to Set Up Every iOS 14.5 Feature Worth Knowing About | Sidnaz Blog

May 5, 2021

It’s been just over a week since iOS 14.5 debuted, and we’ve spent a chunk of time going over the most interesting features the operating system has to offer. This is one update I wouldn’t wait to install, if for nothing else than it’s the only way your iPhone will tell you if someone has […]

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