Chrome OS has a reputation for being virus-proof. Google likes to boast about how secure its operating system is compared to others. Are Chromebooks really immune to viruses, though?

For folks at home owning a Chromebook is probably one of the best investments you can make that will allow you to experience nearly everything the internet has to offer. Here at “Tech News for You”, I highly recommend Chromebook purchases, especially folks in the elder generation, due to the low maintenance and the ironclad security. If you follow the link below, you will learn “why” Chromebook security is the best out there in protecting you from viruses and malware.

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Learn “Why Aren’t Viruses a Problem on Chrome OS?” @ How-To Geek

Gmail has a neat feature where users can recall emails sent before they have reached the recipient. This feature is vital because, at any time, you could send an email to the wrong person or even an email to the right person but with the wrong text…

Let the folks at “The Windows Club” walk you through the simple process of enhancing a feature in “Gmail” that will allow you to undo a sent email within 30 seconds of sending it. I don’t know how many times I have used this feature, but it is very handy and will make you think twice about the email content you send.

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Learn “How to Recall or Unsend an email in Gmail” @ The Windows Club

What is “Microsoft Windows 10 “S”?

You may have noticed various notebook computers where the specs indicate the computer runs on Windows 10 S and may be wondering what is Windows 10 “S”?

Windows 10 in S mode is a version of Windows 10 that’s streamlined for security and performance, while providing a familiar Windows experience. To increase security, it allows only apps from the Microsoft Store, and requires Microsoft Edge for safe browsing.

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Learn More about “S” Mode @ Microsoft Support

Three App Launchers for those Microsoft Edge Web Apps that you create…

Microsoft Edge provides the capability to create web apps by going to the menu (three dots at top right of the browser) and selecting “Apps” on the menu. From there you can create (install) new web apps from a site you are currently on or you can select to manage the apps you already have created. Once an app is created it can be pinned to the Windows taskbar or Windows Start Menu. The only issue I have with that is you then have do some navigation around to get to the app(s) that you created.

A solution I have found is this…

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