Carbonite has announced new online backup plans and features. See details and prices for Carbonite Home, Carbonite HomePlus, and Carbonite HomePremier.
With recent changes in Facebook, some users may have the rare problem where you cannot add a friend to an existing friend list. Facebook will show the friend as added, but your changes are not saved. A basic solution is given here.
GTasks is a free Android task list app for managing your tasks, to-do lists, check lists, or notes on your Android phone. Sync online to your Google task list for viewing in Google Calendar or Gmail. GTasks offers added functionality over only using Google task list.
A Skype Premium subscription is needed to make group video calls using Skype. Below, compare costs and features for the different Skype Premium subscription lengths. Also, see which is cheaper for calls to the US and Canada, a Skype Premium subscription or an Unlimited calling subscription.
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.
Using the desktop software version of Picasa, you have the option to sign in to Picasa Web Albums to upload and share your photos. If you get a "login incorrect" message when you try to sign in to Picasa Web Albums from the desktop version of Picasa, it may be because you have 2-Step Verification turned on in your Google account.
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.
On SugarSync, the online file backup and synchronization service, all users can now get up to 625 MB in bonus storage for free.