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Facebook Pages Manager review

Facebook Pages Manager makes the tracking and management of multiple business/organization pages on the go quite easy, proving to be much more convenient for this than the default Facebook app for Android. It's by no means perfect, but it's certainly functional.

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Feature-rich: Facebook Pages Manager lets you moderate comments, change profile and cover images, add media files to your page, track page updates through the Pages Feed, and receive push notifications for page-related activities; all these features work as advertised and are intuitive. What's more, you have access to Insights for detailed statistics and can … Read more

Despite assault on privacy, Page sees value in online openness

While Larry Page bemoans the deterioration of Internet privacy, the Google CEO also sees real benefit in more openness with medical histories.

In a rare public appearance at Wednesday's TED conference in Vancouver, Page called the US electronic surveillance programs, detailed in leaks to the media by Edward Snowden, and its lack of transparency in the matter a threat to democracy.

"For me, it's tremendously disappointing that the government sort of secretly did all these things and didn't tell us," Page said in a wide-ranging interview with Charlie Rose.

"I don't think we … Read more

How to e-mail yourself a Web page with just one click

There are lots of ways to "clip" a Web page.

For example, you can use Pocket to deliver a nicely formatted mobile version of a page to your phone or tablet, great for content you want to read later. And you can use Evernote to save a page to a digital file cabinet, ideal for organizing and managing stuff you want to keep or share.

But what if you want to e-mail a Web page to yourself? Sure, most browsers have a "save page" option, but that's not the same thing. Rather, there are times … Read more

White & Yellow Pages review

White & Yellow Pages makes it easy to search through phone and address listings to find products, services, or people near you. You can browse popular services, or search by business, person, or phone number. And when you find the listings you're looking for, you can save them to your favorites list.

When you install White & Yellow Pages, you can sign in if you have an existing account, create a new one directly, or log in via Facebook. An account is not required to use the service, however, and you can also choose to continue as a guest. … Read more

How to password protect your iWork documents

Apple on Thursday released updates for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. The update included a bug fixes and feature enhancements to the iOS, OS X, and iCloud.com versions of the apps.

One such feature included in the update was the ability to password protect specific documents. By adding an extra layer of protection to a document with a password, it ensures sensitive information will only be viewed by those it's meant for.

Adding a password to an iWork document -- no matter the platform -- is extremely simple, taking just a few taps or clicks.

Setting a password on … Read more

Review: Coloring Pages for kids presents your kids with countless pages and coloring options

Coloring Pages for kids seamlessly turns your smartphone or tablet into an almost never-ending coloring book for your child. Though it requires some setup on the part of an adult, it's easy enough for most kids to figure out. If your toddler won't put your mobile gadget down, this is a great app to help them express their creativity.

Coloring Pages for kids gives your child dozens of different coloring pages to decorate. Many of them are festive, so your child can color a turkey at Thanksgiving or a pumpkin during Halloween, if they want. The app's … Read more

Apple aims to clobber Web page spoofers

Apple has cooked up a novel way to thwart cybercriminals who serve up malware via spoofed Web pages.

A patent application called "Graphical user interface element incorporating real-time environment data" published Thursday by the US Patent and Trademark Office describes a method to automatically update your browser's interface in real time. Okay, so how would that impede Web page spoofers?

To trick people into visiting malicious Web sites, the bad guys can mimic or spoof parts of your browser's GUI (graphical user interface). Clicking on a link or entering log-in credentials on one of these spoofed … Read more

Review: StartPage HTTPS Search for Safari for Mac lets you search anonymously

StartPage HTTPS Search for Safari for Mac provides an elegant solution for anonymous Web browsing in the form of a small but powerful Safari extension. The service is based on Google, which means that users can enjoy the benefits of the world's top search engine without any of the major security concerns. If browser security is important to you, you'll like this extension.

After installing StartPage HTTPS Search for Safari, you'll notice a new button on the toolbar to the left of the address field. Clicking on it pops up a text field that links to StartPage'… Read more

Add to-do list, weather, and pretty backgrounds to Chrome's new tab page

I could do without the heavenly wallpaper and inspirational quotes, but Chrome extension Momentum does add a couple of useful items to Chrome's new tab page.

The first time you open a new tab after installing Momentum, the extension will greet you with a celestial image and ask for your name. After that, it'll greet you by name and a rotating cast of inspirational wallpaper images. An inspirational quote rotates at the bottom of the page. Above its personal greeting Momentum displays the time and below the greeting it asks you to enter your main focus for the … Read more

Review: Bookmark your text files with PageSector for Mac

One of the drawbacks to reading digital documents is that there's often no easy way to mark important parts or note where you left off. PageSector for Mac is a basic program that lets users do exactly that. It's not particularly fancy or sophisticated, but it will allow you to create bookmarks within a variety of different types of text files.

PageSector for Mac's interface isn't the most intuitive thing we've ever seen, but it didn't take too long for us to figure it out. A conspicuous "Open" button makes it easy … Read more