The Best Medical Alert Systems – By assistedliving.org
AssistedLiving.org is committed to providing information, resources, and services — free of charge to consumers — that help seniors and their families make better decisions about senior living and care.
FCC urges Americans to run internet speed app to counter Big Cable’s broadband data fudging – By Paul Kunert go.theregister.com
The FCC is encouraging netizens to use its internet speed mobile app in an effort to finally get accurate broadband data across the United States.
How to set up Google Pay – phandroid.com
Google has a pretty good habit of bringing all-new designs to apps that haven’t really been touched in a while, save for a few feature changes. The latest to get an overhaul is the Google Pay app, which includes a few new features that weren’t available in the old version, and more.
What Is Google One, and Is It Worth Paying for More Storage? – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Google One is a service that you might have seen advertised, but aren’t familiar with. You might wonder how it’s different from Google Drive, and why does it require a paid subscription? We’re here to answer those questions.
How to Set Up Your Own Website the Easy Way – By Harry Guinness How-To Geek
It’s never been easier to set up your own website—and you’ve never had more options. Here’s what you need to know to get that website up and running.
How to File Your 2020 Taxes Online for Free in 2021 – By Chris Hoffman How-To Geek
The IRS is now accepting tax returns for tax year 2020, and they’re due by April 15, 2021. Most U.S. residents can file their taxes for free thanks to the IRS Free File Program, but many people still don’t know this. Here’s how.
The Big 6 Streaming Video Services—What Does Each One Offer? – By Suzanne Humphries reviewgeek.com
You’ve likely heard of “the big six” streaming service—Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock, and Prime Video—but what does each one really offer? It’s easy to get sucked down the rabbit hole of paying for multiple services, so let’s take a closer look at each one so you can easily pick which ones work best for you.
Mint is getting new features for tracking subscriptions and managing transactions – By Ian Carlos Campbell theverge.com
Mint, the free personal finance app from Intuit, is receiving an update today, adding more automated features like subscription tracking and new “insights” to keep you informed where your money is spent, Fast Company reports. Mint’s new features may bring it more in line with the competition from banks and companies like Google that have been nipping at its heels with built-in budget tracking features and other services over the years.
7 Useful Websites You Should Be Using Right Now! – By Simpletivity youtube.com VIDEO
Sometimes you just need a website for a specific task. No signup, no download or payment, just get what you need so you can get on with your workday. In this video, Scott Friesen shows you 7 websites that will help you save time (and money) so you can get more done and enjoy less stress.
Google Photos Storage Is Changing. Here Are Your Best Options – By Whitson Gordon wired.com
Google Photos has long offered one of the best deals in cloud storage, allowing you to upload unlimited photos for free—as long as you were willing to sacrifice a little image quality. But Google recently announced that it’s removing its free tier, meaning you’ll have to pay to keep using Google Photos beyond that initial 15 GB. If you’ve stuck with it for the past five years for its low cost, you may be wondering what the next best service is.
Is It Worth Paying for a Password Manager? – By Julia Glummoney.com
Amid the explosion of COVID-19 phishing emails, fake coronavirus “treatments” and pandemic unemployment scams, it’s easy to forget about the basic steps you should be taking to protect your identity online.
Google Photos is ending free unlimited storage in 2021 — so what are your options? – By Ivan Mehta thenextweb.com
Google did it again. It is shutting down one of the most popular features across its product universe: Google Photo’s free unlimited storage. The company said that it’s ending this service from June 1, 2021.
An update to storage policies across your Google Account – Jose Pastor Google Workspace
Over the past decade, Gmail, Google Drive and Google Photos have helped billions of people securely store and manage their emails, documents, photos, videos and more. Today, people are uploading more content than ever before—in fact, more than 4.3 million GB are added across Gmail, Drive and Photos every day.
How to export your Google Photos library – By Ben Schoon9to5google.com3 min
Google Photos has been one of the best photo services for years thanks to its free, unlimited storage. That’s ending in June of 2021, though. If you want to switch from Google Photos to another service, here’s how to export your library of pictures and videos.
Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides will count towards storage limits, new auto-delete policies announced – By Abner Li 9to5google.com
In addition to Photos ending unlimited free backup, Google is making a change to how Docs, Sheets, Slides and other similar files are stored. The company also announced new auto-delete polices.
T-Mobile’s $50 Home Internet Program Expands to 130 More Cities – By Andrew Heinzman reviewgeek.com
T-Mobile’s Home Internet program is a lifeline for people living in rural America. At just $50 a month, the LTE-based service is an affordable alternative to cable internet or DSL, with no data caps, service fees, or contracts. Now, T-Mobile is expanding its Home Internet service to an extra 130 cities and towns across the US.
How to Tell If You’re Buying From a Third-Party Seller on Amazon – By Third-Party howtogeek.com
When you shop on Amazon, it’s important to remember the company also acts as a middleman for independent, third-party businesses. Most of these are trustworthy, but some sell counterfeit goods and items that aren’t as described. It’s important to know where a product is coming from before you click that Buy button.
LastPass adds new ‘Security Dashboard’ and dark web monitoring features for passwords – By Abhay Venkatesh neowin.net
Password manager LastPass has today announced that it is bringing a new ‘Security Dashboard’ to let users manage the security and integrity of their passwords and accounts better. The feature is available for all users of the service. However, a more extensive dark web monitoring option is limited to Premium, Families, and business users.