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What is Future Proof?

Future proof is a buzzword that describes a product, service or technological system that will not need to be significantly updated as technology advances. In reality, very few things are truly future proof. In any field that depends heavily on technology, a regular cycle of replacing and updating appears to be the norm.

Trying to ensure that a product or system is future proof is often a fruitless labor. While certain aspects of a system remain fairly consistent – such as the materials used to build it – the design and capabilities are bound to be outdone as improved versions are released.

Cloud computing is sometimes touted as a future proof solution because the updates and upgrades are invisible to the end user. While this gives the appearance of being future proof, there are still teams of developers working like hell to make sure a cloud computing solution keeps up with current technology.

How to Disable Windows 10 “Get Even More Out of Windows” and “Let’s make Windows even better” Notification

Tired with “Get even more out of Windows” and “Let’s make Windows even better” splash screen prompt occasionally on Windows after update that displays additional services? It is a good idea to disable the notification if you don’t need any of the new features or already setup.

How to Disable Windows 10 "Get Even More Out of Windows" Notification
How to Disable Windows 10 “Get Even More Out of Windows” Notification
How to Disable Windows 10 "Let's make Windows even better" Notification
How to Disable Windows 10 “Let’s make Windows even better” Notification

Here are the steps to disable “Get Even More Out of Windows” and “Let’s make Windows even better” Notification on Windows 10.
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Steps to Opt-Out Amazon Sidewalk via Amazon Alexa App

If you own Amazon Echo or Ring camera and live in the U.S., you need to know how to opt-out Amazon Sidewalk.

Steps to Opt-Out Amazon Sidewalk via Amazon Alexa App
Steps to Opt-Out Amazon Sidewalk via Amazon Alexa App

Amazon Sidewalk is a wireless standard that has advantages over a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection for connected Amazon devices such as Amazon Echo or Ring camera, as a bridge to extend connectivity over longer distances.

However, there are privacy concerns. Amazon Sidewalk enables your connected Amazon devices to tap into a neighbour’s Echo or Ring devices in your vicinity to create a separate network with monthly data bandwidth capped at 500 MB. Amazon provides more detail in the Amazon Sidewalk FAQ and Security Whitepaper, including a comprehensive list of devices that can act as Sidewalk Bridges, privacy and security used by Sidewalk.

Here are the steps for how to opt-out Amazon Sidewalk.
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How to Enable VPN by Google One on Android phones

Google is now bundled in VPN service for 2 TB and higher Google One plan. Currently, VPN by Google One is only available in the United States through the Google One app for Android.

How to Enable VPN by Google One on Android phones
How to Enable VPN by Google One on Android phones

Existing Google One members with 2 TB or higher plan get access to the VPN at no additional cost. Just follow the below steps to enable the VPN in Google One Android app.
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How to Fine Tune, Speed Up, and Improve macOS Performance Without Third-Party App

MacBook and iMac require regular maintenance to continue to perform well. Old, outdated or removed/uninstalled programs leave behind traces of code, apps that force to startup automatically always caused on and consumed additional memory. Caches keep backing up will slow down the macOS’s performance.

How to Fine Tune, Speed Up, and Improve macOS Performance Without Third-Party App
How to Fine Tune, Speed Up, and Improve macOS Performance Without Third-Party App. Photo by Grzegorz Walczak

This article outline top macOS maintenance methods to help MacBook, iMac, and other macOS device operating smoothly without executing any third-party app.
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