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    Computer a mess? Your 5-step quick plan to clean it up

    Digital junk piles up too quickly. Look no further than your phone and all those blurry photos and old screenshots in your gallery. What you don’t see are the invasive tracking cookies saved in your smartphone.  Tap or click for a short privacy how-to everyone should read.  Clutter on your computer can be even tougher to wrangle. Start with your Recycle Bin on a PC or Trash Can on a Mac. You need to manually empty that every so often. Tap or click for the files and folders you should also toss for good right now.  Cleaning up  

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    I admit I had something weird on my computer. But my wife’s reaction is absurd.

    How to Do It, Slate’s sex advice column, now has its very own podcast featuring Stoya and Rich. Twice a week, they’ll tackle their most eye-popping questions yet in short, fun, informative episodes. Subscribe to the podcast now wherever you listen. This episode transcript is available exclusively to Slate Plus members. For a limited time, become a member now and get $25 off your first year. Dear How to Do It, My wife of 10 years and I are best friends with another couple. When the four of us got together, my friend and my wife would pair up and  

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    Missouri state government wrestles with massive computer shortcomings | Politics

    “In light of the events that have transpired this week, I believe the governor cannot wait any longer to appoint members to this commission so it may do the critical work of identifying and rectifying gaps in Missouri’s cyberinfrastructure,” Aune said Friday. Aune said the governor’s reaction to the Post-Dispatch’s story was a “fiasco.” “Let’s get down to brass tacks: The Parson administration stored the sensitive, private, personally identifiable information of nearly 100,000 Missouri teachers on a public website, and it could easily be accessed by anyone with even a basic knowledge of the internet. That’s a terrifying fact,” Aune  

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    Wahoo vs Garmin: Which cycling computer is best?

    There are many debates in cycling: disc brakes or rim brakes, aerodynamic or lightweight, tubeless or clinchers, and leg warmers over socks or leg warmers under socks? And when it comes to the best cycling computers, the two opposing forces are Garmin and Wahoo.  Despite the onrush from Hammerhead and the ever-presence of SRM, Lezyne and Bryton, from general consumers to WorldTour professionals, the overwhelming majority ride with either a Garmin or a Wahoo head unit.  Wahoo has just two main computers alongside a wealth of hardware in other categories – mainly indoor cycling – and software with its training  

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    Windows 11 out today: Is your computer compatible with Microsoft’s new OS?

    Microsoft will phase out Windows 10 support over the next few years, so it’s important to make sure your device supports Windows 11. Sarah Tew/CNET Windows 11 arrives today (here’s our full Windows 11 review) and the big question on a lot of PC users’ minds since Microsoft unveiled its first major operating system upgrade in six years is will my computer be compatible? There’s been some confusion about device compatibility since Microsoft’s big announcement of the updated OS earlier this summer. But the short answer is that Windows 11 should work with most PCs, according to a company  

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    The Zacks Rank Explained: How to Find Strong Buy Computer and Technology Stocks

    It doesn’t matter if you’re a growth, value, income, or momentum-focused investor — building a successful investment portfolio takes skill, research, and a little bit of luck. But what’s the best way to find the right combination of stocks? Because funding things like your retirement, your kids’ college tuition, or your short- and long-term savings goals will definitely require significant returns. Enter the Zacks Rank. What is the Zacks Rank? A unique, proprietary stock-rating model, the Zacks Rank uses earnings estimate revisions, or changes to a company’s earnings expectations, to help investors create a winning portfolio. There are four  

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