I don't usually advocate for specific products, but I'm 100% on-board with this recommendation: Stop what you're doing, go get a ProtonMail account, and use it as the verification account for your online self! ProtonMail is much more secure than any other mail provider and is the ideal place for password resets and bank account statements. Best of all, it's free! Insecure … [Read more...] about Go Get a ProtonMail Account and Protect Your Online Life!
For a company that prides itself on openness, Google+ sure is closed. Sure, you can read your stream from anywhere, but Google went through extraordinary efforts (as we shall see in a moment) to keep users from posting to Google+ from outside their approved app ecosystem. I've cracked that nut (for now, at least) using a very roundabout method. Here's how I did it. Note: This … [Read more...] about How I’m Auto-Posting To Google+ with LinkedIn, IFTTT, Apple Mail, Google Voice, and SMS
Among the many exciting features of Apple's version-4 iPhone OS is the long-awaited ability to sync to multiple Exchange ActiveSync servers. The new software, now dubbed iOS 4, can synchronize mail, contacts, and calendars between many different services that use Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol, including Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 and Google's Gmail … [Read more...] about How To Set Up Multiple Exchange ActiveSync Accounts in iPhone iOS 4
Smartphones, computers, and iPads are proliferating in families today. Although my three kids do not (yet) have their own mobile phones, we still have quite a few devices with calendar functions: An iPhone each for me, my wife, and our au pair along with an iPad and a few computers. Using Google Calendar, we have set up an awesome shared calendar to keep all of our activities … [Read more...] about How To Keep Your Family Activities In Sync With A Shared Google Calendar
Although "don't be evil" isn't Google's official corporate motto, the company and its admirers have embraced the concept implicitly and explicitly. But pride goeth before a fall, and the buzz around Google isn't just about their new social networking feature: Cynicism and disillusionment with Google is growing. Why Do They Hate Me? Last week I wondered out loud about this: … [Read more...] about Google’s Evil Buzz Is Building