Tech Wrap-Up 6-24-2022

Tech Wrap-Up 6-24-2022

Tech Wrap-Up 6-24-2022, which is National Take Your Dog to Work Day. This special day may have had more relevance a few years ago when people went to work. Nowadays, every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day for the dog-owning work-from-home crowd. While you try to fish Fluffy’s toy from the under-couch abyss, Tech Help Knowledgebase wraps up the day with a summary of today’s most engaging stories from our social media feeds. We order the story summaries below by user engagement (posts with the most likes, shares, clicks, hashtag clicks, and detail expands) and by the number of impressions received. Our human-curated social media feeds include links to technology news, how-to and help articles, and video tutorials for common issues.

Stories curated for our feeds are from our staff writers or culled from third-party sources that produce content related to the categories covered by our site. See the summaries and links below for today’s top stories by user engagement. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube to interact with our feeds.

Today’s Tech Wrap-Up

1. Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee: Screw Web3 — my decentralized internet doesn’t need blockchain (The Next Web)

The inventor of the World Wide Web seeks to save his invention from the grasp of Big Tech. Instead of embracing a Web3 blockchain-based vision of the future, Berners-Lee instead sees a decentralized web architecture built on a platform called Solid with users in control of their data. This entails transferring user data from Big Tech to the people with the objective of improved interoperability, speed, scalability, and privacy.

2. How to customize the macOS Mail toolbar (Tech Republic)

Are you a Mac user who uses macOS Mail as it comes out of the box? If so, you may benefit from knowing that it is easy to customize Mail’s toolbar to save time and improve productivity. This article from Tech Republic shows Mac users how to tweak their to better adhere to their daily habits.

3. Microsoft Edge is transforming into the ultimate gaming browser (PCWorld)

Microsoft delivered a gaming-focused Edge browser this week. Features include a gaming home page, games integrated into the browser itself, a clarity boost to improve the visual quality of games, and an efficiency mode to hibernate Edge while gaming. Edge users may click on the Gaming header in the navigation bar for personalized gaming content.

4. 10 Ways to Make Chrome a Better Android Browser (Lifehacker)

This slideshow from Lifehacker shows Chrome users on Android how to make Chrome a better browser. Suggestions for making Chrome a better Android browser include using dark mode, preloading websites, swiping to switch tabs, using tab groups, and more.

5. Linus Torvalds: Rust is coming to the Linux kernel ‘real soon’ (Tech Radar)

Support for the Rust programming language may soon come to the Linux kernel with version 5.20. Linux creator Linux Torvalds divulged this information at the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Summit.

6. Security and privacy tips for people seeking an abortion (EFF)

The world changed today. Those who believe in reproductive rights must now pay much closer attention to their privacy and security with immediate effect. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a long-time defender of digital privacy, free speech, and innovation, has some suggestions to help keep you safe in a world gone bonkers.

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