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Simple Tech Tips: Weekly Computer News 8/21/2021

Simple Tech Tips: Weekly Computer News 8/21/2021
By Triona Guidry • Issue #76 • View online
Hi! Here’s your weekly technology news roundup from Simple Tech Tips For Home Computer Users.

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This week’s news about Microsoft making it harder for Windows users to use browsers other than Microsoft Edge in Windows 11 reminds me of the way Microsoft forced us to install Edge in the first place. Here’s my op-ed piece about it from the Simple Tech Tips blog.
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The new design colors and font have caused problems for some people, which illustrates the importance of addressing accessibility at all levels of an IT project.
T-Mobile has confirmed this major data breach, saying that the stolen information includes names, dates of birth, social security numbers, and driver’s license information. T-Mobile is offering identity theft protection options, but if you’re affected you should also keep your own eye out for fraudulent activity.
This is going to cause tech support problems. Windows users should be able to use their choice of browsers without stumbling blocks like those Microsoft is introducing with Windows 11.
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