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The holidays can be a very stressful time of year. You have a list of people you need to purchase a gift for and you want to ensure you buy them something they will enjoy and that you can afford. Add in a pandemic and the stress just increased. Me being a tad bit on…

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Amazon will soon launch a new feature called Amazon Sidewalk, and on the surface it sounds like it could be helpful. For most owners of Ring doorbells and Echo devices, Sidewalk has been automatically enabled, and is designed to give a major boost to the range of your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices – perhaps a…

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By Richard Stokes The snipping tool that’s built in to Windows 10 is likely not a new discovery for you, but as with most applications in Windows, there’s more to it than meets the eye. I’ve been using this tool for many years now and have only recently discovered that there is a delay feature…

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Email is not always the most secure way of communicating, especially when the email contains passwords, SSN, or any other sensitive information. You can change that by encrypting your emails in O365 outlook before sending them out. In a new email message, choose Options, select Encrypt and pick the encryption that has the restrictions you…

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As more and more meetings move to a digital platform it becomes more important to know how to use the virtual meeting spaces.  One simple, but useful tip, is to change the background of your video.  Microsoft Teams has some preset options for backgrounds and gives you the ability to upload your own background. Once…

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