Google+ And Picasa: Extra Free Storage For Larger Photos

If you get a Google+ account, one added benefit is that you can now upload an unlimited number of higher quality photos (up to 2048 x 2048 pixels) to Google+ and/or Picasa Web Albums, for free. There are some differences in how your photos are handled and stored, depending on if you upload photos in Google+ or in Picasa Web Albums. The details are explained here.

Google Account 2-Step Verification & Google Authenticator

Google’s 2-Step Verification is an optional and relatively simple way to provide an extra level of security for your Google account. While it is not a newly introduced feature, it may not be very widely known or used by most. More information on 2-Step Verification for your Google account is given below, including details on how to setup and use it.