Simple Tech Tips: Weekly Computer News 4/30/2022


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Simple Tech Tips: Weekly Computer News 4/30/2022
By Triona Guidry • Issue #147 • View online
Hi! Here’s your weekly technology news roundup from Simple Tech Tips For Home Computer Users.

Simple Tech Tips How-To Tuesday
In this week’s member-exclusive How-To Tuesday guide, we’re talking about how to test your computer backups. Everyone knows it’s important to make backups - but are you sure your backups are good? If you don’t test them, you can’t be certain they’re working properly. In this guide we’ll talk about how to verify your backups by spot-checking your files.
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Articles by Triona Guidry
Cloud storage is convenient and efficient, but it can also be a gold mine for cybercriminals. Our reliance on cloud storage means that it’s important to understand why criminals want our data and the lengths they’ll go to get it. Learn how to protect your cloud data in my latest article for The Northwest Herald/Shaw Media.
Other Technology News From Around the Internet
The big tech news this week is Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, which has resulted in mixed reactions throughout the tech industry.
More on Apple’s new self-service repair program and how consumers can learn to fix their own devices.
Even if you’re not a Facebook user, it’s likely that Facebook has data on you that’s been distributed by other tech companies — one of many reasons why Facebook’s handling of user data is under scrutiny.
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