Prepping for Facebook Timeline; mobile hotspots explained; "Quick Look" for Mac (week in review)

Like it or not, your Facebook wall is about to get the Timeline treatment. Don’t let the upcoming change to your Facebook profile catch you by surprise.

Once you’ve learned the basics and snagged some must-know security tips, be sure to learn how to limit who can browse stories posted by others on your Timeline—or how to block second-hand Timeline posts altogether.

Also this week: everything you need to know about mobile Wi-Fi hotspots, taking a “Quick Look” at files on your Mac with the spacebar, and how to set up multiple iCloud accounts on a single iPhone.

How to control who can post stories to your Timeline, and who can'tHow to control who can post stories to your Facebook Timeline—and who can’t
Don’t want any and all of your Facebook friends marking up your Timeline—or sifting through Timeline stories posted by others, for that matter? No problem. Read more…

Take a “Quick Look” at almost any file on your Mac with the spacebar
Want to sneak a peek at just about any document on your Mac’s desktop? Try this: just use the space bar. Read more…

Mobile Wi-Fi hotspots: Your questions, answered
So, how do mobile hotspots work, what are their drawbacks, and how much do they cost? Get answers to those questions and more, right here. Read more…

Mac OS X Lion tip: Miss the scroll bar arrows? Try the arrow keys instead
Yes, you can get Lion’s missing scroll bars back, but the same can’t be said for the arrow buttons that used to flank the scroll bars. Read more…

Sneak a peek at your Windows desktop with Aero PeekSneak a peek at your Windows desktop with Aero Peek
Want to take a quick look at the files and folders on your desktop without minimizing all your open windows? It’s easy, thanks to a handy Windows 7 feature. Read more…

3 ways to declutter your Facebook news feed
Seeing too many links and photos in your Facebook news feed from perfect strangers? Read on for three ways to whip your bloated news feed into shape. Read more…

How to make your iPad’s keyboard float in the middle of the screen
Want to set the iPad’s on-screen keyboard free? With a tap, you can undock it from the bottom of the screen, allowing it to float in the middle of the display. Read more…

Podcast 009: The Facebook show, starring Timeline
Ready or not, Timeline is coming to your Facebook account, and this week we guide one of our co-hosts through the process of making the switch. Read more…

Best way for my wife and me to set up iCloud on our iPhones? (reader mail)
You can pick and choose the contacts, calendars, email, and photos you want to share with your better half in iCloud, but the setup can be a bit tricky. Read more…

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