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How can I keep my iCloud separate from my family's?

Episode 1182

Rick from Torrance, CA

Rick has several iMacs and wants to be able to work between them, but he's concerned with multiple logins and iCloud accounts. Leo says it's a mess that Apple has created because they don't know how to merge iCloud accounts. He can share it with family sharing, but then he can't keep his own data separately. The answer is to have an iCloud account that is associated with only his login. That makes the data isolated and safe.

Johnny Jet

Episode 1181

Johnny Jet

Johnny Jet has been traveling in Europe and he's been using local SIMs and his MiFi. But his MiFi hasn't been working too well. He got his from They use local cell phone data and Johnny says it's worked in all but two countries. It's $24.95 a day for unlimited data.

Website: It's ideal for a long layover, usually from 10am-7pm, when you don't need to stay overnight.

How can I secure my Yahoo email account?

Robin from Los Angeles, CA

Episode 1180

Robin is getting those emails that seem to be bounced from her own Yahoo email account. Leo says that's likely a "spoofed" return email address, but it's always wise to change the password just in case. She should use a password vault so it can generate long passwords which can't as easily be hacked. But Leo also says there's something fundamentally wrong with Yahoo's email security and Leo advises getting off it. Go with Gmail instead.