How to access information offline anywhere on the globe with these apps

If you have sufficient storage space, you can carry Wikipedia, maps, translation and weather apps with you wherever you go—even if there’s no internet connection. The rise of remote work means more people will travel to places that may not always provide reliable internet access. Modern office apps, such as Google Workspace, can store email and documents offline, then sync new and changed content when you reconnect.

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Multi Cloud Decentralized Storage Options are Being Offered by Akash Network and Filebase

The Akash Network and Filebase will be providing multi-Cloud decentralized storage options, according to an update shared with CI. Today, Akash Network, an open-source, decentralized Cloud revealed that they’ve partnered with Filebase, the world’s “first object-based storage” platform in order to offer multi-Cloud, decentralized web (dWeb) storage options for application developers and enterprises.

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How to enable the bubble interface for Android apps

The Android bubbles interface makes it easy to open conversations, but enabling the feature isn’t quite as simple. Jack Wallen shows you how. With Android 11, the developers brought back the bubble interface for more apps. This interface, started by Facebook Messenger, gives you quick access to those conversations you have configured for the bubble interface. .

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How to permanently save voicemails in iOS and Android

Some voicemails need to be saved for legal, business, personal or other reasons. Find out how to do so on iOS and Android devices to safeguard these messages. Whether for business or sentimental reasons, some voicemails were meant to be kept long-term or indefinitely. I saved the goodbye voicemail from my favorite boss at my last company as well as a greeting from my now-19 year old son back when he was in preschool.

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Using Microsoft Forms as a Personal Response System

While the pandemic has shifted our face-to-face classes to remote learning, finding new tools that are simple to use for the student as well as the instructor is quite a task.


The above video shows you how you can use Microsoft forms as a…

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Apple pulls anti-vax social app over misinformation

Mobile app shops are cracking down on one of the higher-profile communities spreading anti-vax misnformation. Bloomberg reports that Apple has removed Unjected, a hybrid social and dating app for the unvaccinated, for “inappropriately” referencing the COVID-19 pandemic’s concept and themes. While…

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Elon Musk slams Apple app store fees

Jordan Belfort, the former stockbroker and subject of the 2013 hit ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ argues Tesla CEO Elon Musk ‘might not be pumping and dumping’ cryptocurrencies, but others ‘pump and dump around the hype’ that he creates. Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday slammed Apple for the fees it charges…

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MacKeeper Can Keep An Apple Mac Secure, Fast And Lean

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 16, 2018: A man uses his Mac laptop computer while sitting in … [+] a cafe at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

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I’ve been using Apple Macs for around 25 years…

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How to blur and change your background in Microsoft Teams

If you want to disguise the room behind you in a Microsoft Teams meeting, here’s how to change the virtual background. Zoom has been the digital meeting app of choice for many users lately, but security woes are forcing it to face up to stiff competition from the likes of apps like Microsoft Teams.

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With help from Google, impersonated Brave.com website pushes malware

Scammers have been caught using a clever sleight of hand to impersonate the website for the Brave browser and using it in Google ads to push malware that takes control of browsers and steals sensitive data.
The attack worked by registering the domain xn--brav-yva[.]com, an encoded string that…

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I Will Defend Microsoft Word to the Death

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I’ve been the editor of Future Tense for more than a decade now—a long time to live in the future.
But part of me is stuck in the past: I am deeply committed to Microsoft Word. I see the ascendence of Google Docs—which has been…

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The privacy battle Apple isn’t fighting

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For at least a decade, privacy advocates dreamed of a universal, legally enforceable “do not track” setting. Now, at least in the most populous state in the US, that dream has become a reality. So why isn’t Apple—a company that increasingly uses privacy as a selling…

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