Posts by Michelle Ricker

password managers

What Is a Password Manager, and Why Do You Need One?

Summary: Writing your passwords on a sticky note isn’t going to cut it anymore. To keep your personal information safe and secure, you need a password manager. Let’s get into what it is, why you should have one, and which are the best.   You’ve heard it time and again: use a strong, unique password and

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How to Keep Your Health Information Safer on Your Phone

Summary: Most smartphones have a built-in health app — in addition to any that you might have downloaded. But keeping your personal information private can be tricky — here are our best tips for knowing what you should (and shouldn’t) keep on your phone and how you can adjust your app settings to fit your

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How Much Data Does Netflix Use for Streaming?

Summary: If you keep hitting your internet data cap, streaming might just be the reason. Did you know that you can adjust your settings on Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube to be a better digital conservationist? Yep. We’ve got the scoop on how much data Netflix uses plus how to trim it back — without missing