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How to Find the Best Online Prices Using Microsoft Edge | Sidnaz Blog

June 2, 2021

Microsoft’s Edge browser has become a major rival to Google Chrome, providing users a similar browsing experience that exists (mostly) outside of Google’s tracking and advertising infrastructure and which carries lower resource requirements. One of Chrome’s lingering benefits, though, is its built-in Google Shopping tools on desktop and mobile that make it easy for you […]

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How to Manage Your Passwords in Google Chrome | Sidnaz Blog

May 28, 2021

We’ve covered why you may want to get a third-party password managing app to handle all your passwords; however, if you don’t want to deal with an outside app, there are built-in features in the most popular web browser that can help you. Chrome has its own password management system, which can come in very […]

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How to Use Instagram’s New ‘Drops’ to Buy and Sell | Sidnaz Blog

May 28, 2021

Any savvy online shopper will tell you: The best way to hype up a product is with a limited-run drop. Whether a company is selling sneakers, one-of-a-kind art prints, or small-batch runs of vinyl records, building anticipation for a timed release of a limited supply of something cool is a great way to drum up […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Install the Android 12 Beta Yet | Sidnaz Blog

May 27, 2021

The first Android 12 beta is out now for a range of Android devices, and early impressions are positive. Testers praise the overhauled interface and plethora of helpful tweaks and new features already available in the beta version. The enthusiastic response might have you excited for Android 12, but it’s a good idea to hold […]

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Fintech Startup Acorns Plans to Go Public in $2 Billion SPAC Deal | Sidnaz Blog

May 27, 2021

Acorns automatically invests small contributions from users into baskets of stocks and bonds. Photo: Tiffany Hagler-Geard/Bloomberg News Acorns Grow Inc. plans to go public through a merger with a blank-check company in a deal that values the digital savings and investing app at about $2.2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The Irvine, […]

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These Popular Android Apps Are Putting User Data at Risk | Sidnaz Blog

May 22, 2021

According to a report by Check Point Research, many popular Android apps put your personal data at risk due to poorly secured third-party services. The report highlights several different security flaws affecting 23 different apps available on Google Play, each with anywhere from 50,000 to 10 million downloads. Most of the offending apps collect and […]

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How to Try Google’s Experimental New RSS Feature in Chrome | Sidnaz Blog

May 21, 2021

Google is testing an experimental RSS-based “Follow” feature in Chrome Canary on Android. Google says the feature is only an “experiment” for now and will decide whether to implement the feature publicly based on user and developer feedback, but this seems like good news for RSS lovers like me. If you’re unfamiliar with RSS, it’s […]

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Palo Alto Networks, Deere, Tesla, Ross Stores: What to Watch When | Sidnaz Blog

May 21, 2021

Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Friday’s opening bell. U.S. stock futures edged up ahead of fresh data on manufacturing and services sectors that will provide more insights into the pace of the economic recovery. Futures tied to the S&P 500 ticked up 0.3%, suggesting that the broad market gauge may end the week on […]

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How to Permanently Archive WhatsApp Conversations | Sidnaz Blog

May 20, 2021

The latest WhatsApp beta on Android brings some major changes to the way the app’s chat archive system works. The “new archive,” as the app calls it, does the same thing as the “old” archive—house your archived messages—with one major exception: You can now permanently archive chats you want to ignore or remove from your […]

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How to Stop Apple Music CarPlay From Crashing Until There’s | Sidnaz Blog

May 19, 2021

Over the last few days, we’ve seen lots of reports across Reddit and social media that Apple Music on CarPlay has been crashing unexpectedly. While we don’t know the specific cause, and there’s no confirmed fix yet, there are a few workarounds you can try while you wait. Why is Apple Music crashing on CarPlay? […]

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