Thanks to Gmail’s Smart Compose feature, writing emails has never been easier.   Smart Compose is one of the great new features that Google has begun rolling out for Gmail. Smart Compose provides suggestions while you’re typing an email that allows you to not only fill in words, but also whole sentences. When you see […]

With the release of Firefox 60, Mozilla’s browser is the first of its kind to support Web Authentication As a society, we use passwords constantly. Unfortunately, just because we have passwords, that doesn’t mean that our information is totally secure. Most hackers these days can bypass passwords with ease. This has forced companies to come […]

Cloudflare just made a DNS resolver available that’s faster than Google’s and more private.   If there’s one thing I like in my internet, it’s speed. With busy schedules, no one wants to sit around waiting for a webpage to load. While slow internet browsing is usually blamed on the age of a computer or […]

Facebook is expected to begin notifying up to 87 million users that their personal information was accessed by a 3rd party.   Facebook recently revealed that the personal information of up to 87 million of their users were accessed by Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy firm that worked for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. As of […]

Facebook’s mandatory scan and lack of transparency are cause for concern   Years ago, when I first encountered Facebook’s mandatory malware scan, I thought it was a scam. I was contacted by a friend that told me that her computer had a pop-up from Facebook stating that it was required that she download and run […]

Google Chrome is making helpful changes to make web browsing safer   Starting in July of 2018, Google Chrome will be marking all sites that haven’t adopted HTTPS encryption as “not secure.” For several years, Google has strongly pushed for sites to adopt the HTTPS encryption, but they’re not waiting any longer. When Chrome 68 […]

The Google Chrome update includes a stronger pop-up blocker and website audio muting availability   When Google released their latest version of Chrome recently, they included some great features that you may have missed because the user interface didn’t change a bit. These hidden gems are working hard behind the scenes to keep your internet […]

A DNS (Domain Name Server) is what translates a website address from a URL that you enter to an IP address which your computer actually connects to. For example, when you type “www.xda-developers.com” into your browser, your computer queries a DNS which looks up and returns the IP address “209.58.128.90” to the client. This process […]