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How to upload and share private video
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Your private videos are for your eyes only. However, not all cloud storage services are good at storing videos securely, let alone privately. In this article we explain what you can do to keep file sharing companies from having access to the videos y
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Many email services, citing security reasons, require a phone number for identity verification. This creates an unfortunate paradox in which you must give up a highly sensitive piece of personal data to Big Tech. But there are simple ways to create
Can you password-protect a folder in Google Drive?
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Protecting a folder with a password is a simple yet effective way of securing files. You may wonder whether you can password-protect a folder in Google Drive. We explain what access controls Google Drive offers and what you can do to improve your sec
what is a passkey?
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Passkeys are a new way to secure your online accounts using cryptographic keys instead of passwords. They offer a high level of convenience and security, and are a real game-changer in the way we access and secure sites. What is a passkey, though, an
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Apple’s marketing team has built a powerful association between the iPhone and privacy. The company’s ad campaigns claim that “what happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone.” And, “Privacy. That’s iPhone.” But Apple’s lawyers are telling a diffe
If I share a folder in Google Drive, can anybody see my other folders
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Google Drive makes it easy to share files and folders, but you may have wondered at some point whether the people you’ve shared a folder with can see your other folders. We answer this question below and also share some tips for truly secure link sha
what is a digital footprint
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What you do online isn’t private. Everything you do leaves behind some kind of mark. This trail is often referred to as a digital footprint, and it’s used to track you in many different ways. In this article, we go over what a digital footprint is, h
How to delete files from Google Drive
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If your Google Drive is filling up, you’ll need to get rid of some files. In this article we show you how to delete files from Google Drive. If you want to delete your files before switching cloud storage services, we’ll also give you an overview of
How to share a PDF
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Sharing a PDF with coworkers, friends, or family members can sometimes be trickier than it seems if you’re trying to share a large file or if you want to use secure encryption. In this article, we show you how to share any PDF quickly, easily, and se
How to free up disk space
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If you’ve ever owned an electronic device of any kind, you know the struggle of running out of space. No matter if it’s a smartphone, laptop, or desktop computer, there never seems to be enough room for all your files. Let’s show you some simple ways
What is 3-2-1 backup
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Data backup is vital for businesses and individuals alike: In case something happens to your primary computer, you always have a copy of your data to fall back on.  How should you approach backup, though? The 3-2-1 rule can act as a guide when decid