April 2018 Newsletter

How to free up Google Drive space

Google gives you 15GB of free space in Google Drive which can seem like a lot of storage, compared to other storage platforms like Dropbox’s 2GB and Box’s 10GB. But there’s a catch — that 15GB limit incorporates not only your Google Drive, but also your Gmail account (messages and attachments) and Google Photos.

If you use Gmail as one of your primary email accounts, you’ve most likely found yourself knocking up against that 15GB limit more frequently than you’d like. Want to know how you can chase down the files, messages, attachments, and media that are taking up valuable gigabytes and reclaim that Google Drive space for yourself? Need more space in your Gmail inbox? Click here to review these simple tips!



How to keep Facebook apps from accessing your data
Inquiries concerning your personal privacy on Facebook have most likely come up in recent conversations with your peers, as Mark Zuckerberg affirms at the joint committee hearing this month. After it was lately uncovered that Cambridge Analytica acquired misused individual data from of up to 87 million individuals Facebook clients, proactively ensuring your information is more important than ever.

In a post on Facebook April 4, Mark Zuckerberg declared that the organization would make application permission settings on Facebook simpler to discover and utilize. Those progressions, notwithstanding, aren’t relied upon to be actualized until at some point throughout the following month. To know about the most ideal approach to oversee application authorizations on Facebook, click here:



Why Rebooting Your Router Fixes So Many Problems (and Why You Have to Wait 10 Seconds)
For most of us, when the internet goes down, we try the basic troubleshooting steps to bring it back up. We unplug the router and modem, wait for ten seconds, plug everything back in, and often that fixes the issue. It’s second nature now, but many of our clients have asked why they need to wait a full 10 seconds, and what happens during the reboot that fixes the offline problem. Click here to know more about router and how to fix its problems:



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