Do you sometimes need to email multiple people? Unless you all know each's email address, it's best to protect the privacy of recipients by using BCC. What is BCC? BCC stands for blind carbon copy, a throwback to the days when we used carbon copy to make duplicates of documents offline. It lets you send… Continue reading Send Emails to Multiple People with Privacy
Have you ever wanted to convert an image to text? Perhaps you've had a printed document that you wanted to recreate on the computer? Or maybe you've wanted to extract the text from an image or screenshot. You can use Google Drive to convert .JPEG, .PNG, .GIF, or PDF files to text, as long is the… Continue reading Convert Images to Text using Google Drive
If you're like most Internet users, you've probably created several accounts that you never use and have even forgotten about. You can use the emails about the updated privacy policies as a reminder to clean up your accounts.
How safe are your online accounts? It's important to use a different password for each of your accounts. A breach in one account puts any other accounts that use the same password at risk as well. Check if your email addresses have been used in any data breaches using SpyCloud. Once you submit an email… Continue reading Account Safety
I recently came across this great website for creating backgrounds that you can use in your online profiles or accounts. Create your own unique background on the website. Create your own here. Cool Backgrounds shared as part of the Side Project Collective who are responsible for many great, free projects on the web. They welcome… Continue reading Create a Cool Background
When you pin a screen on Android, it keeps the screen open on top of everything else on your phone and deactivates the phone's buttons. You can even activate a setting to require the unlock pattern to unpin. This is handy to limit access to other data and apps on your phone if you borrow it to someone.
Castbox for Podcasts Castbox lets you listen to podcasts no matter what platform you're using. If you're switching platforms, you may be looking for a new podcast player. Castbox lets you create an account so that you can listen to your podcasts on any device. This is very useful if you're switching mobile phone platforms.… Continue reading Castbox for Podcasts