Today Google unveiled the new Google Inbox. While Google’s announcement says that it’s not Gmail, in fact Google Inbox seems to be a layer on top of Gmail, with a bunch of enhanced features such as Bundles, Assists, Reminders, and Highlights. And, oh yes, it’s by invite only, just like Gmail was all those years ago.
Starting with OS X 10.7, Apple caused your Mac to start making “Mobile Backups” of “Local Snapshots” to the MobileBackups directory (technically .MobileBackups) on your hard drive. It does this whenever your Mac is away from your Time Machine backup drive, such as your Time Capsule.
There are a million worries surrounding Facebook, ranging from its privacy policies to its stock price, but every so often the social media leviathan introduces a new feature that is (probably) unambiguously good. It’s called “Safety Check,” or more expansively “Facebook Safety Check,” and it allows users to report their status if they are located in a disaster zone. It could potentially go a long way in providing crucial information to account holders who have loved one’s in an area of upheaval – social, natural, or otherwise. Here is how Facebook Safety Check works.
The Supreme Court of Oklahoma has ruled that telling someone on Facebook that they are the father of your baby is not sufficient notice of paternity to then be able to put the baby up for adoption without their consent. The ruling came in the case of Billy McCall and Marshall and Toni Andrews, the putative adoptive parents of his two-year-old daughter, who was surrendered to them by her unnamed teenage mother (identified in the case only as “T.Z.”) with no notice to McCall.
If you are like countless other users who are tired of autoplay videos on Facebook (and other websites), here is how to stop videos from automatically playing on Facebook and other sites, on your iPhone or Android phone, and in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and even Internet Explorer (IE).
We recently posted an article on how to find (and remove) all of the Facebook groups to which you belong. In response, one of our readers asked us how to find a list of all of the pages you have liked on Facebook. So, here you go.