How to Change Your Mac’s Admin Password

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By default, your Mac’s admin password is your iCloud password. This is a new feature introduced in OS X Yosemite, but it’s something that not all users like, so here’s how to go back to using an admin password of your choice. The nice thing about past versions of OS X was that you could […]

How to Add a Password to the Google Play Store

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One question I get all the time is regarding how to password protect Google Play from unwanted purchases. While you’re spending time with the family this holiday season you’ll want to add a password and save yourself some potential trouble. During the holidays and Christmas season many of you will be getting new smartphones and […]

The Most Important Jailbreak Tweak You Need Isn’t on Cydia

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After using the evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak, there are plenty of great Cydia apps and tweaks, but the most important one isn’t on Cydia. Jailbreaking the iPhone or iPad bypasses the security Apple has in place, which could potentially open up your freshly jailbroken device to malware or hackers. In the past the worst we’ve […]

IBM Predicts Passwords to Become Obsolete by 2017

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In just five years, remembering complex alpha-numeric passwords will be a thing of the past as IBM is predicting that passwords will go the way of the dinosaur by 2017. This may be good news for many people, who have to remember a slew of passwords and passcodes for all their digital accounts, banking and […]

GBM Poll: How Often Do You Change Your Password?

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The other day I dropped a computer off at the local repair shop because it was under warranty.  After verbally asking for my contact information and email address, the attending technician asked, “What’s the password on this machine?”  I answered audibly, without considering who was around me.  There were at least two other people within […]