Here's an idea to help bring those technophobic friends & relatives (siblings, parents, grandparents, etc.) into the 21st century. Biscotti is a new product from the US that claims to bring super simple HD quality video calling direct to your TV. It interoperates with Google Video Chat. Users can Video Call to anybody with a Google email account. Also works to mobile devices.
Facebook says that some of your personal data belongs to them, not you
I told you recently that European laws allow people to demand that Facebook hand over everything it knows about them, and that the amount of data they know in one case amounted to 800 pages of personal data.
Now it turns out that there are gaps in what was provided. When pressed, Facebook flat-out claims that certain aspects of your personal data uploaded to or entered on Facebook is a trade secret or intellectual property of Facebook. You can't see your own information, because it's theirs.
5 ways to make an easy-to-remember, ultra-secure password
I came across a reference to this article today It explains very nicely how to make very secure passwords that are also easy to remember. As we get into online purchasing, or do anything online that involves secured access we really need to appreciate the importance & potential simplicity. Failure in this area can lead to major inconvenience, or worse, financial loss.