Best photo storage, Windows 10’s pushy updates, and more

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May 25, 2016

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Best online photo storage


Raise your hand if you’re not super diligent about backing up and syncing your phone and laptop. Keep that hand up if you have photos scattered across multiple devices, cloud accounts, thumb drives, and social media.

Take the first step toward photo sanity by saving all your precious pictures to the cloud, which offers all the space you need for free or cheap. Here’s our pick for the best online photo storage, plus a handful of alternatives if you want editing tools, a photography community, or access from many platforms. Read more »


Julie Wildhaber

Managing Editor


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Stop pushy updates to Windows 10


Microsoft would like everyone to upgrade to Windows 10 — and since the OS is free only until July 29, that’s not a bad idea, if an update is what you want. However, Microsoft has gotten a bit pushy, taking the liberty of scheduling the update for users, and it’s not terrifically clear how you can stop it, reschedule, or block further notifications. We show you how to do all three.

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Make Spotify private


Spotify wants to share your musical business: What you’re playing, your posts, and your playlists are all public by default. And if your Spotify and Facebook accounts are connected, Spotify can share that info to your Facebook friends, too. Here’s how to keep your guilty-pleasure listening to yourself.

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