Everybody wants more storage space on their hard drive. One of the deeply buried improvements in Windows 10 Anniversary Update is an easy way to reclaim space used by temporary files and old updates.
The Anniversary Update is the major Windows 10 upgrade announced this summer, then delayed for several months. […] continued “Windows 10 Tip: Reclaim Disk Space With New Storage Tools”Read more
A difficult part of using technology in 2016 is simply remembering what tools we have at our disposal. It’s all well and good for me to report on all the swell new programs and services that are available, but that doesn’t do any good if you don’t remember which one will help you when you’re trying to get work done. […] continued “How To Use Office Online For Fun And Profit”Read more
(Happy Thanksgiving! Next article will be Monday, November 28.)
Google continues to provide the best tools for non-professionals to work with photos. It has introduced a new app for scanning old photos, and it has improved the editing tools in its Google Photos app. Your skies will always be blue.
Google Photoscan is a new iOS and Android app to make great looking digital copies of paper photos. […] continued “Google Adds Blue Skies And Photo Scans”Read more
What happens to your passwords after you die?
We’re living in the password era. Our passwords unlock important parts of our lives that would have to be addressed if a disaster happens – access to family financial records, bill paying, shopping, online services, email, and so much more.
LastPass Emergency Access provides a safe way for you to give a trusted family member or friend access to your LastPass Vault if you become incapacitated or die. […] continued “LastPass Emergency Access Provides Security For Trusted Family Members”Read more
A year ago I wrote about Intuit’s promotion of Quickbooks Online and the bleak long-term prospects for the desktop version of Quickbooks. It’s not really a choice for Intuit; it’s the only way to survive. Intuit’s bet is paying off. It’s good news for Intuit, not good news for traditionalists who hope that this cloud stuff is just a fad. […] continued “Quickbooks Moves Inexorably To The Cloud”Read more
Microsoft Access, an Office program for database management, will be included with the other Office programs in the Office 365 Business and Business Premium plans, starting next month. This is irrelevant for many businesses that have no reason to use Access. For the rest, this is classic Microsoft: it’s good news, but it has some complicated bits. […] continued “Office 365 Business Plans Now Include Access”Read more
LastPass announced this week that it is now free to use on all your devices, including computers, phones and tablets. Here’s the LastPass announcement. If you’re a LastPass user, you can install the LastPass app on your phone or iPad now. If you’re not using LastPass yet, there are no excuses: it’s time to take control of your passwords. […] continued “LastPass Is Now Free On All Devices”Read more