wife and I use the same PC, but have separate accounts
for websites such as Fitbit or Gmail. Google’s Chrome
browser usually saves all the usernames and passwords
for our separate accounts, making it easy for either of
us to sign in. But Chrome will no longer save both our
Facebook usernames and passwords — it only saves the
data for one person. How can I fix this?
Madere, LaPlace, La.
have been other complaints about the Chrome browser’s
auto-sign-in capability. Try the latest version of the
browser to see whether it works better (see tinyurl.com/7ax3dad).
doesn’t work, Facebook offers an alternative approach
called “account switching.” It’s aimed at two or
more people who access different Facebook accounts on
the same computer. It only works for those who sign in
at Facebook.com instead of using the app.
people share a computer, an icon on Facebook.com allows
a person signing in to decide which of two Facebook
accounts to use. When the first person is finished on
Facebook, the second user can take over and, without
signing in, switch to the other account. Both Facebook
accounts remain open during this process (see
Facebook know which two users share a PC? The firm
doesn’t give details, but it probably reads the MAC
(media access control) address on your PC’s “network
offers a slightly different feature for the Chrome
browser that works for all websites rather than just for
Facebook. You can set up separate profiles for two
people in Chrome. Each profile will remember the login
data and bookmarks for one person. An icon at the top of
the browser lets you switch between the two profiles
backed up photos from my Android phone to my desktop
PC’s hard drive, then failed to delete all those
photos from my phone. As a result, each time I back up
my phone pictures to the PC, I end up with many
duplicate photos on the computer. Is there an easy way
to eliminate these duplicates without doing it
Olson, Shoreview, Minn.
There are programs called “duplicate photo finders,”
that will automatically review all the photos on your PC
and delete the duplicates. Some of these programs will
also find other types of duplicated files. Some of the
better-known programs are:
Duplicate Finder: $40, tinyurl.com/y9qldqcs
Duplicate Photo Finder: free version available,
VisiPics: free, tinyurl.com/ya8kuvrd
Duplicate Cleaner: $30, tinyurl.com/mfl56n3.
app can I use to write letters on my Apple iPad?
Miller, Reading, Pa.
are several iPad apps available, including free versions
of Apple Pages (for an overview, see tinyurl.com/y5n7hc98),
Google Docs (tinyurl.com/nejn4qp) and Microsoft Word (tinyurl.com/yy5buux4).
You can download these or other writing programs (some
free, some not) from Apple’s App Store (search for
programs by name or search for “word processing”).