Manage your Google accounts after you're dead, livestream graduation photos with Eventstagr.am and learn a few tweaks to make Facebook Home usable! Plus, check out 3M's Electronic Vacuum and much more.
Plus replace a pile of USB chargers with a single wall wart, outlet or adapter. What makes 3M's Electronic Vacuum safe to use inside consumer electronics? Can we find a faster GPU for Geoff's gaming PC? Scott's been using his 3M Electronic Vacuum safely for years and shares his secrets!
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With Google's new Inactive Account Manager you can decide what happens to your email, photos and documents when you stop using your account. We show you how to make sure they're erased or shared with a friend or family member and more in the video!
Also new last week, Facebook Home aka "FACEBOOK TAKES OVER THE HOME SCREEN OF YOUR ANDROID PHONE SO YOU SEE EVERYTHING ON YOUR FACEBOOK FEED." We show you what it does well, what it sucks at, and how to tweak the settings in Facebook Home to make it a lot less frustrating to use!
Are Hackintoshes reliable? Curtis needs more CPU power for video editing, Apple hasn't released a new Mac Pro since 2010, a DIY PC running OS X (A Hackintosh!)would cost a lot less. We talk reliability, as in would we use a Hackintosh to make a living, Mac Pro rumors, and why we go straight to TonyMacX86.com and the latest CustoMac Buyer's Guide when we're ready to build a Hackintosh!
Bosign's lovely Hideaway got us thinking about other ways to reducde the number of USB charges cluttering up house. We show off the Legrand PX1003 USB/multi-outlet charging station, Leviton's USB Charger/Tamper Resistant Receptacle ...and talk about what might be the ultimate USB charging stations: Bestek's USB Wall Charging Station and Kopi-D's 8 Port KBAR MULTIPLE!
Have a hard time pronouncing things the right way? You'll love Forvo.com, this week's "Website We Just Can't Get Enough of!" Forvo. They'll help you pronounce almost any word on the planet, but there are some challenges when you're using this crowd sourced tool. Find our what they are in the video!
Kevin's a teacher that would "like to set up a way for the students to take pictures at the event and have them posted (preferably full screen) to the big projector screens in our gym" during an 8th grade promotion event... he's heard of "a way to use Instragram tagged photos as well but I can't figure it out." No worries, Kevin, we'll help you get Evenstagr.am up and running in the video!
Geoff from Manitoba writes, "I own a Radeon HD 5970 which I purchased for $800 CAN back a few years when I spent over 5K on my new gaming rig. I was looking to upgrade to something newer, but everything I've seen so far in comparison are not as good. Am I missing something? How can a card made in 2013 be 'not as good' as a card I bought back on 2010?" We're not sure which benchmarks Geoff's been looking at, but Passmark and Anandtech's GPU Bench suggest a new $300 GPU like a Radeon 7970 should deliver 50% more FPS easy!
Scott says, "I just watched your spring cleaning show and have an (unfortunately pricey) solution to anyone who is afraid of electro-static discharge when vacuuming electronics." Behold the mighty 3M Electronic Vacuum... Scott's been using his since 1996, and he's got some tip to help you keep from damaging electronics when you use it!