Category Archives: Google


Tech Tip – Making Your Browser Remember Your Passwords

Tech Tip – Making Your Browser Remember Your Passwords

Your browser may have a Password Manager but sometimes an issue (e.g., conflicting extensions) may cause the browser not to save or remember your passwords. Here’s how to fix the issue for popular browsers Chrome and Edge: For Google Chrome: – Open the Chrome menu (the three dots top right) and select ‘Settings’. – Select ‘Autofill’ on the sidebar. – Choose the option labelled ‘Passwords’…

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Security Stop-Press : Phishing And Malware Threat Though Google Docs Flaw

Security Stop-Press : Phishing And Malware Threat Though Google Docs Flaw

Email security specialists Avanan have reported that hackers have been leveraging the comment feature in Google Docs to target primarily Outlook users. The attack works by hackers adding a comment to a Google Doc mentioning the target with an @. This automatically sends an email from Google to that target person’s inbox which contains bad links to malware or phishing sites. To protect themselves, users…

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Tech Tip – 3 Top Google Maps Tricks To Try

Tech Tip – 3 Top Google Maps Tricks To Try

The Google Maps mobile app now has many useful and surprising features. Here are 3 top Google Maps tips you may like to try: 1. Remember Where You Parked – When using Google Maps on Android, on reaching your destination, tap the blue location dot. – Select ‘Save your parking,’ which adds a label to the Maps app, identifying where you parked. – Tap that…

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Tech News : TikTok More Popular Than Google

Tech News : TikTok More Popular Than Google

Cloudflare’s Radar, which monitors Web traffic, has revealed that TikTok has now overtaken Google to become the world’s most popular online destination. TikTok Cloudflare has reported that back in 2020, the google.com domain was the undefeated leader in its ranking and was top from September to December, whereas TikTok.com was only ranked #7 or #8. TikTok first grabbed the top spot as the no.1 global…

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Tech News : Control Incoming Calls With Google Voice

Tech News : Control Incoming Calls With Google Voice

Google has announced that users of its Google Voice service can now set custom rules for how incoming calls are handled. What Is Google Voice? The ‘Google Voice’ service allocates users a phone number for calls, texts, and voicemails. This number can be used for domestic and international calls from a web browser, or mobile device. Users in the US can choose their own number….

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Tech News : Google : ‘No Jab, No Job’

Tech News : Google : ‘No Jab, No Job’

CNBC recently reported that it had viewed a Google memo, circulated to employees, that they would lose pay, and eventually be sacked if they didn’t comply with the company’s Covid-19 vaccination policy. Until Dec 3 To Declare Status, And Until Jan 18 To Comply According to CNBC, the document circulated by Google’s leadership warned employees that they had until Dec 3 2021 to declare their vaccination…

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Tech Tip – Organise Your Chrome Bookmarks With Folders

Tech Tip – Organise Your Chrome Bookmarks With Folders

If you’d like an easy way to organise all your Google Chrome browser bookmarks, try putting them in folders.  Here’s how: To create a bookmark folder: – On your computer, open Chrome. – Top right, click on the 3 dots, then ‘Bookmarks’ and ‘Bookmark manager’. – Top right, click on the 3 dots and ‘Add new folder’. OR – If you use the bookmarks bar,…

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Tech Tip – Using Google To Search Within A Website

Tech Tip – Using Google To Search Within A Website

If you’d like to quickly search within a whole website (e.g. a competitor’s website for specific term or subject) here’s a quick way to do so using Google. – Go to Google. – In the search field, type “site:” followed by the URL of the site and your search terms. For example: site:bbc.co.uk Christmas – This should return all pages (and many images) in the…

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Tech Tip – Changing Your Default Web Browser in Windows

Tech Tip – Changing Your Default Web Browser in Windows

If you’d like to change your default Windows 10 web browser from Edge to Chrome or Opera, here’s how: – In the ‘Start’ menu and select ‘Settings’ or type ‘Settings’ in the Windows search field. – In ‘Settings’, select ‘Apps’, and select ‘Default apps’ on the sidebar. – Scroll to the ‘Web browser’ section and select ‘Microsoft Edge’. – Choose which browser you’d like to…

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Tech News : Insiders Testing Android Apps On Windows 11

Tech News : Insiders Testing Android Apps On Windows 11

Microsoft has announced that the first preview of Android apps on Windows 11 is now available, albeit currently for Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel in the U.S. Others to follow. 50 Apps To Try Microsoft says that it has partnered with Amazon and popular app developers to curate 50 apps for those on the Windows Insiders program to test and validate across a broad…

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