The Ask Leo! Podcast https://askleo.com Audio versions of new articles as they’re posted on http://askleo.com Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:00:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 I help people use technology more effectively by writing books and answering their questions at Ask Leo!. The Ask Leo! podcast is an audio-only version of the questions asked at Ask Leo! and their published answers. Ask your questions at askleo.com Leo A. Notenboom clean Leo A. Notenboom apl@notenboom.org apl@notenboom.org (Leo A. Notenboom) Copyright Ask Leo! Tech Questions? Get Answers! The Ask Leo! Podcast https://img.askleomedia.com/2014/itunes.jpg https://askleo.com TV-G Woodinville, Washington 4 per week How Do I Recover My Facebook Password? https://askleo.com/how_do_i_recover_my_facebook_password/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:00:36 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_recover_my_facebook_log_in_password.html https://askleo.com/how_do_i_recover_my_facebook_password/#comments https://askleo.com/how_do_i_recover_my_facebook_password/feed/ 102 <p>If you've lost your Facebook login password, there are a couple of ways to recover access to your account.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how_do_i_recover_my_facebook_password/">How Do I Recover My Facebook Password?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> If you've lost your Facebook login password, there are a couple of ways to recover access to your account. If you've lost your Facebook login password, there are a couple of ways to recover access to your account. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:13 Can I Tell If Something’s Been Pasted Instead of Typed? https://askleo.com/can-i-tell-if-somethings-been-pasted-instead-of-typed/ Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:00:02 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=63309 https://askleo.com/can-i-tell-if-somethings-been-pasted-instead-of-typed/#comments https://askleo.com/can-i-tell-if-somethings-been-pasted-instead-of-typed/feed/ 1 <p>In theory, pasting text is the same as typing it. Except when it's not.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/can-i-tell-if-somethings-been-pasted-instead-of-typed/">Can I Tell If Something’s Been Pasted Instead of Typed?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> In theory, pasting text is the same as typing it. Except when it's not. In theory, pasting text is the same as typing it. Except when it's not. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:22 Can I Use a Charger that Provides the Same Voltage but a Different Amperage? https://askleo.com/can_i_use_a_charger_that_provides_the_same_voltage_but_a_different_amperage/ Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:00:59 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/can_i_use_a_charger_that_provides_the_same_voltage_but_a_different_amperage.html https://askleo.com/can_i_use_a_charger_that_provides_the_same_voltage_but_a_different_amperage/#comments https://askleo.com/can_i_use_a_charger_that_provides_the_same_voltage_but_a_different_amperage/feed/ 80 <p>Chargers and power supplies come in a wide variety of configurations. Choosing the right one is important. I'll look at a few of the parameters.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/can_i_use_a_charger_that_provides_the_same_voltage_but_a_different_amperage/">Can I Use a Charger that Provides the Same Voltage but a Different Amperage?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Chargers and power supplies come in a wide variety of configurations. Choosing the right one is important. I'll look at a few of the parameters. Chargers and power supplies come in a wide variety of configurations. Choosing the right one is important. I'll look at a few of the parameters. Leo A. Notenboom clean 4:51 Busting Some Facebook Myths https://askleo.com/busting-some-facebook-myths/ Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:00:48 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=62913 https://askleo.com/busting-some-facebook-myths/#comments https://askleo.com/busting-some-facebook-myths/feed/ 21 <p>Facebook is full of myths and misinformation. I'll look at a few of the current offenders.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/busting-some-facebook-myths/">Busting Some Facebook Myths</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Facebook is full of myths and misinformation. I'll look at a few of the current offenders. Facebook is full of myths and misinformation. I'll look at a few of the current offenders. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:45 Can My ISP See I’m Using a VPN? https://askleo.com/can-my-isp-see-im-using-a-vpn/ Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:00:11 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/can_my_isp_know_if_i_am_using_a_vpn.html https://askleo.com/can-my-isp-see-im-using-a-vpn/#comments https://askleo.com/can-my-isp-see-im-using-a-vpn/feed/ 8 <p>VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) have characteristics that are visible to your ISP. I'll discuss what they can and cannot see.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/can-my-isp-see-im-using-a-vpn/">Can My ISP See I’m Using a VPN?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) have characteristics that are visible to your ISP. I'll discuss what they can and cannot see. VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) have characteristics that are visible to your ISP. I'll discuss what they can and cannot see. Leo A. Notenboom clean 2:50 Email Hacked? 7 Things You Need to Do NOW https://askleo.com/email_hacked_7_things_you_need_to_do_now/ Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:00:39 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/email_hacked_7_things_you_need_to_do_now.html https://askleo.com/email_hacked_7_things_you_need_to_do_now/#comments https://askleo.com/email_hacked_7_things_you_need_to_do_now/feed/ 182 <p>Email account theft is rampant. If it happens to you, there are several steps you need to take -- not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being easily hacked again.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/email_hacked_7_things_you_need_to_do_now/">Email Hacked? 7 Things You Need to Do NOW</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Email account theft is rampant. If it happens to you, there are several steps you need to take -- not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being easily hacked again. Email account theft is rampant. If it happens to you, there are several steps you need to take -- not only to recover your account, but to prevent it from being easily hacked again. Leo A. Notenboom clean 13:56 Can I Convert an External USB Hard Drive into an Internal One? https://askleo.com/can-i-convert-an-external-usb-hard-drive-into-an-internal-one/ Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:00:46 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/can_i_convert_an_external_usb_hard_drive_into_an_internal_one.html https://askleo.com/can-i-convert-an-external-usb-hard-drive-into-an-internal-one/#comments https://askleo.com/can-i-convert-an-external-usb-hard-drive-into-an-internal-one/feed/ 28 <p>External hard drives are handy and portable, but occasionally, it might be nice to move all that storage into your PC. You probably can.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/can-i-convert-an-external-usb-hard-drive-into-an-internal-one/">Can I Convert an External USB Hard Drive into an Internal One?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> External hard drives are handy and portable, but occasionally, it might be nice to move all that storage into your PC. You probably can. External hard drives are handy and portable, but occasionally, it might be nice to move all that storage into your PC. You probably can. Leo A. Notenboom clean 3:27 Why Is There so Much Spam? https://askleo.com/why_is_there_so_much_spam/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:00:46 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/why_is_there_so_much_spam.html https://askleo.com/why_is_there_so_much_spam/#comments https://askleo.com/why_is_there_so_much_spam/feed/ 44 <p>Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there's so much spam is simple: spam works.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/why_is_there_so_much_spam/">Why Is There so Much Spam?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there's so much spam is simple: spam works. Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there's so much spam is simple: spam works. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:02 Gmail’s Confidential Mode Isn’t https://askleo.com/gmails-confidential-mode-isnt/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:00:26 +0000 https://askleo.com/?p=62694 https://askleo.com/gmails-confidential-mode-isnt/#comments https://askleo.com/gmails-confidential-mode-isnt/feed/ 27 <p>Gmail offers a "confidential mode". It is and it isn't; learn how it works before you use it.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/gmails-confidential-mode-isnt/">Gmail’s Confidential Mode Isn’t</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Gmail offers a "confidential mode". It is and it isn't; learn how it works before you use it. Gmail offers a "confidential mode". It is and it isn't; learn how it works before you use it. Leo A. Notenboom clean 5:02 How Can I Send a Document to Someone Securely? https://askleo.com/how-can-i-send-a-document-to-someone-securely/ Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:00:50 +0000 http://ask-leo.com/how_can_i_send_a_document_to_someone_securely.html https://askleo.com/how-can-i-send-a-document-to-someone-securely/#comments https://askleo.com/how-can-i-send-a-document-to-someone-securely/feed/ 18 <p>Email is a fairly insecure media. There are many things that can go wrong when email gets delivered, and protecting yourself can be difficult.</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com/how-can-i-send-a-document-to-someone-securely/">How Can I Send a Document to Someone Securely?</a> from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://askleo.com">Ask Leo!</a>.<br /> Get the newsletter: <a href="https://newsletter.askleo.com">https://newsletter.askleo.com</a></p> Email is a fairly insecure media. There are many things that can go wrong when email gets delivered, and protecting yourself can be difficult. Email is a fairly insecure media. There are many things that can go wrong when email gets delivered, and protecting yourself can be difficult. Leo A. Notenboom clean 4:17