Can You Encrypt Your Documents Before Sending Them in Email? Yes!

Updated 5/2020 – In addition to everything noted below, you can also use the free Keka app to create encrypted .zip files So – you have a Word, Excel, or PDF document that you want to send via email, but it is sensitive in nature. Now you are wondering if there is a simple way… Continue Reading

7 easy steps to free up space on your iPhone

7 easy steps to free up space on your iPhone

It seems that your iPhone always runs out of space at the most inopportune times. If your iPhone storage is full or nearly full, you’re going to quickly need a way to clear up space on your device. In this article, we will go over some steps you can take to clear space on your… Continue Reading

Training Google Mail (or Gmail) for Spam Filtering

Have you ever had the experience of someone insisting that they sent you an email, but you can’t find it, only to look later in your Spam or Junk folder and find it hiding there? Now why would your mail app decide one thing is spam and another is not? Email providers like Google, Yahoo,… Continue Reading

Why you should update your software now

You secure your valuables – your wallets, keys, and homes. You know that, if left unsecured, they can easily be a target for criminals. So it makes sense to think the same way about the information stored on all your electronic devices. Computers, tablets, phones and other personal devices hold your emails and your financial… Continue Reading

Want to remove your private info from the web?

Google your name – go ahead. Include some easily discoverable facts: the city where you live, the name of your employer, and maybe your middle name.  If you’re like most people, the results page will be full of data brokers offering your address, your phone number, your email, the names of your relatives and their… Continue Reading

How to Encrypt your Mac’s Hard Drive

You may have heard of the words “FileVault” and “encryption” relating to your Mac’s hard drive, and you may be wondering if you should use this higher level of security and if it is easy to implement. The answer to all of this is “yes”. Even though you’ve already protected your Mac with a login… Continue Reading

Cleaning Up Safari Passwords

A Handy Tip for Cleaning Up Passwords in Safari The number one challenge for Mac users that I regularly hear about from my clients is dealing with passwords. This includes deciding on passwords to use with new services, as well as making sure passwords are never shared across services. If you use a password manager… Continue Reading

The Four Computer Dreads – Part 1: Passwords

Ahh, passwords: just that word can cause dread in the hearts of even the bravest computer user. But why should that be? Because we live in a crazy world where some people spend their days trying to leach off of others. And we all have things we’d rather be doing than dealing with passwords. Any… Continue Reading

Deleting the Google All Mail History

Do you have a gmail.com email account, or an account that is managed by Google for your company (i.e. yourcompany.org)? Then you have a Google All Mail box there that has been archiving everything you’ve ever sent or received. Even files you put in the trash are not actually deleted and are still there! This… Continue Reading

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