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Posted August 2, 2015 by

How to Upload Pictures to Google Photos

Google Photos

You already add all your new pictures to Google Photos as you take them. (Click here if you still need to set this up.) What about all the old photos still sitting on your hard drive? Storing them on the cloud makes sure that they will not be lost if something happens to your computer. Uploading them […]

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Posted August 1, 2015 by

How to Move Photos from Your Phone to Blogger

Google Photos to Blogger

You can move photos from your phone to your blog in several ways. However, if you use Blogger, then the easiest method by far is using the Google Photos App. When you have certain settings adjusted on your phone, Google will automatically back up all of your pictures, and they will be conveniently accessible while […]

Posted July 30, 2015 by

Google Photos: How to Share Accounts

Google Photos

My husband and I both take a lot of pictures with our phones. If I want a copy of a picture he took, I have to ask him to send it to me, don’t I? Actually, I don’t. With Google Photos, it is easy to link his account to my devices so that I can view, […]

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Posted July 28, 2015 by

Google Photos: How to Set Up Auto Sync from Your Phone

Auto Sync with Google Photos

Google Photos is a great option for automatically backing up the photos you take with your phone to the cloud, and it offers unlimited storage for high-quality photos and videos for free. That is hard to beat! On top of that, Google Photos has a built in Assistant that can generate Auto Awesome pictures, movies, and collages […]

Posted July 27, 2015 by

YouTube: Set a Custom Video Thumbnail

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Viewers first see a video thumbnail when they search for a video on YouTube, so setting eye-catching thumbnails may attract a larger audience to your channel. Unfortunately, choosing the best images is not an easy task since the ones that are offered are actually frames taken from your videos. In the past, there were ways […]

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Posted July 26, 2015 by

YouTube: Remove Offline Videos to Save Storage

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The mobile YouTube app comes with a handy feature that lets you store videos offline so that you can view them whenever you want, even without an internet connection. While offline videos are convenient, they also take up a lot of your phone’s memory since most of videos are in high resolution. This may become […]

Posted July 23, 2015 by

Google Account: Add Backup Phone Numbers for 2-step Verification


Google’s 2-step verification feature provides an extra layer of protection for your account by asking for an additional code which is sent to your phone before you can sign in. This is a great way to keep your account safe from unauthorized access. By default, most accounts using 2-step verification only have one phone number […]

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Posted July 21, 2015 by

Facebook: Force Videos to Play in HD


By default, videos on Facebook are played in low resolution even if you have a fast internet connection. Also, when you turn on the HD video setting for your current browsing session, you still need to repeat the step for the next video. Repeating this step can be frustrating if you watch a lot of […]

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Posted July 18, 2015 by

Google Drive: Disable Downloading for Shared Files


In the past, any files that were shared on Google Drive could be downloaded. However, a recent service update from Google has given users the ability to disable downloading for files that are available to everyone. Here is how to use it.

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Posted July 14, 2015 by

Facebook Messenger: Save Photos to the Gallery


By default, photos that you have taken inside Facebook Messenger and photos from your friends will not be saved to the gallery. This is understandable because not all of the photos are worth saving. However, if you often communicate and exchange important photos with friends, saving those pictures automatically can save you a lot of […]

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