There are several cloud services that you probably have data stored in, but knowing where to find it could get confusing. Here are some great ways to keep up with all of your data stored in various cloud services.
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Leo's Mom wants to do something that many users probably want to do -- see other Facebook accounts without being public themselves. Facebook hides the ability to do this, and the default when creating an account is to be public. Here's how to make an account that's as private as possible:
Next, go into the Facebook account settings > Privacy. There are a couple of categories with a few options under each.
Having a secure password is one of the most important things you can do to protect your accounts online. You might not think it would happen to you, but it's very common and no one is really safe. Here are some easy things you can do to create rock solid passwords that will significantly decrease the chance of someone gaining access to your accounts.
In today's digital age, it's easy to quickly accumulate hundreds, if not thousands, of digital photos. The thought of organizing these photos may seem daunting, but there are several software options that can handle this for you.
Connecting a smartphone or mobile device to your car stereo is a great way to listen to music, audiobooks and podcasts while driving. There's a few ways to accomplish this.
If you have movies or TV shows on DVD, it's a good idea to get them onto your computer. This serves two purposes -- it will preserve them, and allow you to watch them on more of your devices including smartphones and tablets. To do this, you'll just need a computer with an optical drive (most newer computers will take DVDs), and the software to rip and encode them. Here's how to do it:
If you have kids, chances are they've gotten into your phone to play games. Since most of our phones aren't exactly set up for children, it's easy for them to get into things they shouldn't. This is why it may be a good idea to set them up with a device specifically for them.
An Android phone is probably the best option because they're highly customizable and very inexpensive compared to other devices aimed at children. The Samsung Galaxy Rush is a good example of a phone that's under $100, runs Android 4.0, and has a front-facing camera.
There's one thing many of us music loving computer users have in common -- messy music libraries. Over the years of collecting tracks, our libraries get littered with mislabeled or unlabeled tracks, missing album art, and more. Luckily, there's some great software to clean this up and get better organized.
Leo has been hearing about a lot of pain from users who have upgraded to Windows 8. Fortunately, there are a few ways to make Windows 8 a little more familiar without having to downgrade back to Windows 7.
This brings back a start menu to Windows 8, but not the exact same menu from Windows 7. It creates a kind of hybrid of the two user interfaces, and makes Windows easier to understand.
JohnnyJet was recently on the show, and talked with Leo about how to stay informed about flight cancellations and delays during the holiday season.