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The 5 Best Ways To Store Passwords Safely

Image: 1Password If you’re using a different password for all the sites and apps you’re signed up for (and you really should), there are only so many combinations of letters and numbers you can hold in your head at once. The good news is there are plenty of tools out there to remember your passwords and secure them for you. Here are five of the easiest to use.


9 Secret Google Search Tricks

Google is your portal to everything out there on the World Wide Web…but also your portal to more and more of your personal stuff, from the location of your phone to the location of your delivery. If you’re signed into the Google search page, and you use other Google services, here are five search tricks worth knowing.


Use YouTube As A Free Screencast Recorder

YouTube has more tricks up its sleeve than you might think — including a built-in video editor and tools for the extra paranoid — and you can actually use the regular YouTube site to record anything happening on your computer screen. From showing off an app to the world to showing the grandparents how to use Skype, there are all kinds of ways it can prove helpful.


The Web's Creator Now Wants To Fix It

The web is a little messed up right now. Governments are spying on civilians, some block specific websites and companies like Amazon have a stranglehold on the cloud services business. But what if we could create a decentralised web, with more privacy, less government control and less corporate influence?


Get All Your Web Apps In One Place With Taco

It’s all to easy for your digital life to become a sprawling, unmanageable mess as you keep tasks, notes, photos and files across multiple accounts — a problem that Taco is designed to tackle head on. It pipes in information from a huge range of online portals (from Evernote to Gmail) and lets you track them all from one place.


How To Stop Facebook From Bringing Up Your Bad Memories

Facebook’s getting bigger on nostalgia these days, now that it’s got several years of our lives stored up in its digital vaults. But if you’d rather live in the present and make a clean break with the past — or just one person in particular — here’s how to do it.


5 Reasons To Use Facebook Messenger For Web Browsers

Last year, Facebook set up a dedicated web portal for Messenger to match its app for mobile devices. If you haven’t yet put it to good use in your browser, here are a few reasons to give it a try. Messenger for web browsers includes a number of useful features you don’t get through the main Facebook site, and cuts out a lot of the clutter of the main portal.


How To Search The Deep Web Safely

The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web — those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing — are not for the faint-hearted or untrained. With the right tools, however, there’s little to fear and plenty to discover. Here’s how you can start exploring the deep web without having to worry about your digital well-being.


5 Reasons To Use To Vivaldi Instead Of Chrome Or Firefox

At this stage, it feels like the browser wars have been fought and won. Most of you probably use Chrome or Firefox, and a sad few of you may even use Internet Explorer. But there’s a new browser in town, and it actually has some features worth sitting up and take notice of.


How To Make The Most Of Gmail's Hidden Labels

Gmail is all about labels and search, not folders — and alongside the custom labels you can name and colour yourself, there are several hidden ones built into Gmail to help keep your messages organised and prioritised. Here are the ones you need to know about, and how you can use them.


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