Wired’s view as to the best password managers for 2019

I happen to happily use SplashID, but have no problems with these recommendations. https://www.wired.com/story/best-password-managers/ AUTHOR: SCOTT GILBERTSONSCOTT GILBERTSON SECURITY 05.26.19 08:00 AM THE 4 BEST PASSWORD MANAGERS TO SECURE YOUR DIGITAL LIFE PASSWORD MANAGERS ARE the vegetables of the internet. We know they're good for us, but most of us are happier snacking on the password equivalent of … Continue reading Wired’s view as to the best password managers for 2019

New iPod Touch still fulfills niche needs at a reasonable cost

The first article below explains why the new version of the iPod Touch will be just what those concerned about privacy may want. The second article details why it might be great for pre-smartphone children. https://gizmodo.com/who-is-the-new-ipod-touch-good-for-privacy-hawks-1835068738 Who Is the New iPod Touch Good For? Privacy Hawks Patrick Howell O'Neill Today 3:50pm Filed to: HACKING 7.4K 6Save … Continue reading New iPod Touch still fulfills niche needs at a reasonable cost

Google uses Gmail to build a record of your purchases — and it’s difficult to delete

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/17/google-gmail-tracks-purchase-history-how-to-delete-it.html Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it’s hard to delete PUBLISHED FRI, MAY 17 2019  2:09 PM EDTUPDATED FRI, MAY 17 2019  7:01 PM EDT Todd Haselton@ROBOTODD Megan Graham@MEGANCGRAHAM KEY POINTS Google saves years of information on purchases you’ve made, even outside Google, and pulls this information from Gmail. … Continue reading Google uses Gmail to build a record of your purchases — and it’s difficult to delete

Use Google maps to help someone locate you in real time

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/18/18629379/how-to-google-maps-location-sharing-meet How to use Google Maps to help someone find you Share your location in real time, and make meet-ups easier than ever By JR Raphael  May 18, 2019, 10:00am EDT SHARE Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Maps is great for helping you find your way — or even helping you find your car — … Continue reading Use Google maps to help someone locate you in real time

New iOS update — upgrade or not?

I have not tested this unexpected iOS upgrade, but offer this as grist for your teeth grinding trying to decide what to do. https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/05/25/apple-ios-12-3-1-release-should-you-upgrade-iphone-ipad-messages/#456f4ce11af2 May 25, 2019, 06:30pm Apple iOS 12.3.1 Release: Should You Upgrade? Gordon Kelly Senior Contributor Consumer TechI write about technology's biggest companies Apple iOS 13 has iPhone owners worried, but iOS 12 … Continue reading New iOS update — upgrade or not?

Useful tips for getting the most out of Google Maps

https://www.businessinsider.com/google-maps-best-features-tips-tricks-2019-5 9 incredibly useful Google Maps features everyone should know about Lisa Eadicicco 2m Google Maps Nick Bastone / Business Insider Google Maps is filled with useful features that aren't always immediately obvious, such as adding a stop along your route or sharing your trip progress with a friend. Here's a look at some of the most … Continue reading Useful tips for getting the most out of Google Maps

AirPods have a solid competitor in Powerbeats

https://nypost.com/2019/05/16/apples-new-powerbeats-are-the-biggest-threat-to-airpods/? Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods By Nicolas Vega May 16, 2019 | 10:37pm Enlarge Image Courtesy of Beats by Dre MORE ON: APPLE Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly suit Original iPod hits eBay with insane $20K list price Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles … Continue reading AirPods have a solid competitor in Powerbeats