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Create app-specific passwords for iCloud

Apple has long offered two-step verification for iCloud accounts, but extra barrier for gaining access to your account was limited. The change was prompted after the recent celebrity photo leak. An unfortunate incident spurred Apple to secure users iCloud accounts using both two-step verification and app-specific passwords. The change requiring app-specific passwords was put into place on October 1. For those unfamiliar, app-specific passwords are used when an app or service you’re attempting to sign into doesn’t support two-step verification. Instead of forcing you to enter your account password, you create a single-use app-specific password, eliminating any potential for your
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How to use Facebook’s new News Feed controls

Prior to today, the process for removing Facebook posts from a friend or page was a chore. You had to tap or click around the often confusing settings found on Facebook, until you wound up at the right spot. And that only covered a single account. Today Facebook announced it was making the process easier by creating a setting specifically to manage your News Feed. For on-the-fly unfollowing, you can now click or tap (this works on both the website and mobile apps) the small arrow in the top-right corner of a post. According to Facebook’s announcement, the drop-down will
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How to edit captions on Instagram

Nothing is worse than taking the time to craft and compose the perfect caption for an Instagram post only to hit Share btton and see a glaring typo. At that point you have two options – embrace the mistake, or delete the post and try again. Neither is ideal, especially if you put a lot of work into tweaking and applying a filter. On Monday Instagram announced it was releasing an update to both the iOS and Android version of its app, making it possible to edit captions for the first time. Huzzah! Editing a caption after submission is incredibly
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New features of Google Maps

1.Directions for multiple locations : This is the one most required feature which one should provide in a navigation app. Previously Google has included this feature but it was stripped out later. In the recent update it was seen that this feature was brought back in the app and is not only available while driving but you can also get directions for multiple locations while biking and walking. 2.Multiple Directions for Attractions present in the City: This feature is actually a part of the above feature. Using this feature people who have visited attractive locations in the city and founded
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How to Speed Up Chrome Browser ?

1. Disable plugins I can bet you that you are using many plugins which are generally not in your use. To work faster and smoother on your chrome browser you must have some selected plugins installed. Too much plugins can slow up your browsing speed. Follow the steps below and start removing your extra plugins from your browser. 1. Open your chrome browser and go to the following address chrome://plugins/ 2. Uncheck the plugins which are not in your use. You can also delete these plugins unwanted plugins. Understand that you may not be able to delete or uninstall these
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Get Popular on the Internet

We all wish to be popular. But unfortunately, getting popular is not so easy in the real world. However, in the cyber world of which we all are part of, it is not so tough if you follow some tips given below. Now what are you waiting for? Bring your pen and paper start taking notes on how to become famous. 1.  Start a Website: You might have heard the cliche, “everyone popular has a website.” But fortunately, you don’t have to be famous to have a website. You can have your website made from a specialist or can make
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How to Clear Cache in Chrome – Super Fast way

Step 1.  First of all Open your Google Chrome browser. Step 2. Then click on Customize and control Google Chrome button on the top right corner. Step 3. Select History option. You can also press CTRL + H for opening this menu box directly. Step 4.  After performing the above steps choose Clear browsing data option for clearing your recent web files and other browsing data. Step 5.  Now carefully choose the time period and check or uncheck the options in the menu. At the last simply click on Clear Browsing Data and that’s all and this How to Clear Cache
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Print anything from anywhere with Google Cloud Print

Printing at home is dead simple, and most of us don’t think twice about it. But it sure is a heck of a lot easier when you can send a print job from any device, anywhere in the world to your printer at home. A slew of cloud-connected printers let you do this, but even if you’re stuck with a printer that doesn’t talk to the web you can get in on the print-anywhere fun with the help of Google Cloud Print. This free service from Google has been around since 2011, when it started as a way to print to
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Two good reasons to stick with POP3 email over IMAP

Lately, I’ve noticed quite a few stories and discussions online centering around the always popular debate about whether to use IMAP or POP3 for email. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, IMAP and POP3 are the protocols you use to access email via clients like Outlook, Thunderbird, or Android’s stock email app. The general consensus is that the more modern IMAP is the way to go and the aging POP3 standard should be abandoned at all costs. But that’s just not the case. In fact, I am going to point out two very good reasons to go on using
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Getting started with Bookmark Manager for Chrome

Back in May, Google was testing a new bookmark feature it called Stars. Unfortunately, the feature didn’t go public, except for one — probably unintentional — day on the Chrome Web Store. Now Google is offering a similar feature to Stars, called Bookmark Manager. Before you start using it, you’ll need to a check a couple of Chrome settings. Here’s how: Setup Step 1: Make sure you are on Chrome version 38 or later by going to Menu > About. If not, perform the required update. Step 2: Check that Chrome sync is enabled to access the new features. Click
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