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Lance Whitney


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Recent articles by Lance:

Where Is It?! Make Sense of Your Messages With This MacOS Sharing Feature

With macOS Monterey, the 'Shared With You' feature automatically adds the photos, podcasts, news stories, movies, and more that people text you to their respective apps. → Read More

Russia arrests REvil ransomware gang members at request of US officials

Russia's Federal Security Service said that 14 people were arrested and millions in currency has been seized. → Read More

7 obstacles that organizations face migrating legacy data to the cloud

Some of the major obstacles center on concerns about compliance, fears about security and infrastructure and uncertainty about budget requirements, says Archive360. → Read More

US government urges organizations to prepare for Russian-sponsored cyber threats

Though the feds don't cite any specific threat, a joint advisory from CISA, the FBI and the NSA offers advice on how to detect and mitigate cyberattacks sponsored by Russia. → Read More

Global PC shipments hit highest volume since 2012

Computer shipments reached 341 million units for all of 2021, a jump of 15% from the previous year, says Canalys. → Read More

Google Drive accounted for the most malware downloads from cloud storage sites in 2021

Google took over the top spot for malicious downloads from Microsoft OneDrive as attackers created free accounts, uploaded malware and shared documents with unsuspecting users, says Netskope. → Read More

9 ways that cybersecurity may change in 2022

As malicious bot activity increases and attacks surge against APIs, MFA will become more of a mandate and the CISO will take on a greater role, predicts Ping Identity CEO and founder Andre Durand. → Read More

Do Not Disturb: How to Silence Notifications On Your Mac With Focus Mode

The new Focus feature in macOS Monterey lets you choose when, where, and how to turn off notifications and other annoying distractions. → Read More

How developers face a changing job market in 2022

Challenged by a lack of qualified candidates for developer jobs, recruiters are rethinking the usual hiring strategies, says CoderPad. → Read More

Not Just iPhone: How to Use Apple's Live Text Feature From Your Mac

With Live Text on your Mac, you can select text in an image in order to copy and paste it, share it with others, translate it into another language, or conduct a web search. → Read More

Remote workers challenged by bad habits and guilty pleasures

Three out of four remote workers surveyed by said they felt unproductive and struggled to maintain the right work-life balance. → Read More

Hackers exploit Google Docs in new phishing campaign

Attackers are taking advantage of the comment feature in Google Docs to send people emails with malicious links, says Avanan. → Read More

How to use Google Translate to translate your Microsoft Office documents

Google's online translator can step in to translate your Office documents for free. Now you can read documents from all over the world with the click of a button. → Read More

Quick, Write This Down: How to Create a Quick Note on Your Mac

Here's how to immediately record a thought on your Mac with Apple's Quick Note. → Read More

How to use the whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

The whiteboard allows you to illustrate ideas and concepts through drawings, symbols, templates and other content. Here's how to use it effectively. → Read More

25 Tips Every Apple Watch Owner Should Know

Whether you're just starting out with the Series 7 or have owned an Apple smartwatch for years, our quick tips will help you make the most of the Apple Watch. → Read More

The best programming languages to learn in 2022

Based on job demand, Python is the top language, followed by Java, JavaScript, C++, C# and C, says CodingNomads. → Read More

How to access a remote computer with iDrive's Remote Desktop

iDrive offers its own remote desktop tool to help you connect to other computers on your network. → Read More

How to sync your contacts between your iPhone and Microsoft Outlook

You can keep your iPhone and Outlook contact lists synchronized. Here are four ways to get it done. → Read More

How password troubles could cost your online business potential sales

One in four online shoppers surveyed by Beyond Identity said they'd abandon a shopping cart of $100 or more if they had to reset their password to check out. → Read More