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Latest Posts

Most browsers have the "Do Not Track" feature in their settings. You might have this setting enabled or you might not.

But what does "Do Not Track" really do? Does it do what the name implies? Does it matter if it is even enabled or not? You might be shocked at the answers...

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CTRL C and then CTRL V.

(For the Mac users: COMMAND+C and then COMMAND+V.)

Familiar? That's how you copy and paste on a keyboard.

For your touchscreen device it's as simple as highlighting the text with your finger and tapping "Copy."

The copy and paste function across desktops and ot...

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Even before the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a lot of people worked from home at least some of the time.

One study conducted by the International Workplace Group (IWG) found that approximately 70% of the global workforce worked from home at least once a week.

The IWG also f...

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Memory capacity for everyone is limited. Remembering stuff seems to get harder and harder every day, doesn't it?

But you commit some things to memory right?

I recommend committing a couple passwords to memory too. Not many, really. Only a coupl...

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