How often do you use social media? If you’re like most people, probably pretty regularly. When’s the last time you cleaned up your social media accounts to get rid of old posts? If you’re like most people, probably never.
But you should at least consider regularly archiving your social posts to keep your accounts clean. There are a variety of reasons for this—everything from identity theft to your next prospective job. The good news? It’s super easy to do. I cover all the reasons why you should do this, as well as how to automate the whole process in today’s top story. Give it a read—your future self might be glad you did.
Two and a half years ago, Google promised us that a way to block spam in Drive was coming. That tool is finally available.
Ransomware is bad news for anyone who gets it, but fortunately, there’s now an easy unlock for one of the most prolific ones out there.
Wyze, Xioami, and Roborock are all in a heated battle over robot vacuum tech. Amazon is involved, too. The whole thing is perplexing.
Social networks are a great way to stay connected to friends, family, current events, and everything else. But that doesn’t mean you should leave all of your stuff on this big ol’ internet for everyone to see until the end of time. Nay, you should regularly archive your old posts. Let’s talk about it. Read More »
In 2019, I penned a piece about what a disaster spam is in Google Drive. At the time, Google told me that a fix was coming. Fast-forward two and a half years, and that “fix” is finally here. It’s far from perfect, but it’s better than nothing. Read More »
Although technology can often be expensive, there are a lot of great tech items under $25. Upgrading your daily life with a few pieces of useful tech doesn’t have to put you out hundreds of dollars. Read More »
What do Wyze, Xiaomi, and Roborock all have in common? If you guessed robot vacuums, you’re right on the money. And now the three companies are in a knock-down, drag-out fight, and somehow Amazon is stuck as one of the judges. Confused? Well, buckle up because this one gets complicated. Read More »
Several major smart home manufacturers, including Google, Apple, Samsung, and Wyze, hope to increase smart home cross-compatibility with an open-source standard called Matter. And now, Amazon reveals that all of its existing smart speakers, save for three early models, will support Matter at some point. Read More »
A reliable knife is always a great thing to hand, as you’ll never know when you need it. This Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops folding knife is made of black oxide high carbon stainless steel and has a black aluminum handle, and features a liner lock for security. It’s ideal for opening an Amazon package, for fishing and hunting, self-defense, and a million other uses. The built-in clip lets you attach it to your belt or pocket. The knife itself measures 7.1 inches when extended, with a blade length of 3.1 inches, and it weighs 3.5 ounces.
If your pocket is filled with a Galaxy S21, but deep inside your heart, you’re jealous of Apple’s MagSafe accessories, we have good news: you can use MagSafe stuff with the S21 now. Well, kind of. Read More »
Tesla has announced the Virtual Power Plant, a program that allows Powerwall owners to send energy back into the California electric grid during emergencies—of which there may be many this summer. Those who sign up will not be compensated by Tesla, though they will be compensated by the electric company if they’re on a net metering plan. Read More »
As we add more smart home devices, tablets, security cameras, and other Wi-Fi connected devices to our homes, we open ourselves up to attack. Firewalla’s firewalls are easy to use and easy to set up. And now its latest Purple model can even travel with you when you’re on the go. Read More »
Kaseya, an IT management software firm, says that it’s obtained the REvil universal decryption key through a “trusted third party.” This should help Kaseya recover data from a July 4th REvil ransomware attack that affected over 1,500 businesses. Read More »
General Motors’ hands-free driving software will see some major improvements in 2022. Not only will Super Cruise find its way to several new vehicles, including the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, but it will gain the ability to tow trailers and overtake slow drivers that are in your way. Read More »
Say goodbye to DOS on the iPad. We demonstrated how to install Windows 3.1 on an iPad on July 12, 2021, and the media coverage that followed seems to have woken the sleeping giant in Cupertino. Now, Apple plans to pull the iDOS 2 emulator from the App Store within two weeks. Read More »
Screenshots and images downloaded from the web are usually saved as JPG or PNG files. Sometimes, you might need to convert these files to PDF format. Here’s how to do that in Windows 10 with the built-in Photos app. Read More »