You can use an old smartphone as a security system depending on your needs
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | April 30, 2016 6:09 am
If you’re like most Americans, you probably have an old smartphone collecting dust because you upgraded. It can be used as part of a security system.
Is getting an Apple smartphone really safer than one that runs Android?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | April 16, 2016 7:01 am
I’m trying to decide on a new smartphone. Is it true that iPhones are safer than Android smartphones?
This is why you still can’t use chipped credit cards everywhere
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | April 9, 2016 8:07 am
Why do so many stores have the new chipped terminals for credit cards but they still aren’t working?
If you’re having trouble upgrading, you may have a computer hardware issue
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | March 26, 2016 7:32 am
If you’re having trouble updating your computer, it may not be a problem with the software. Your hardware could be going bad.
Businesses need to take steps to avoid wire transfer scams
Data Doctors | March 19, 2016 8:35 am
One of the fastest-growing Internet banking scams that specifically targets businesses is a very clever form of wire transfer phishing fraud.
Airplane Wi-Fi is no safer than that at your local coffee shop
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | March 6, 2016 9:55 am
The Wi-Fi used on airplanes is no safer than that at your local coffee shop, so you should take steps to protect yourself.
How can I stop my computer from automatically updating to Windows 10?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | February 20, 2016 10:00 am
Microsoft has made it so Windows 10 automatically updates on each and every single PC, as it is deemed a “recommended update.” Lucky for you, you really don’t need the new operating system.
What is the most secure private browsing system to use on a computer?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | February 15, 2016 5:30 am
In today’s day and age, it’s hard to comprehend the difference between private browsing systems, especially when they seem so similar. Ken Colburn discusses the pros and cons of Tor and private browsing sessions in internet browsers.
If I get locked out after trying my password too many times, how do hackers get in?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | January 31, 2016 8:26 am
If I get locked out of my account when I type three wrong passwords, how are hackers able to use guessing to break in?
Can I remotely reboot my router?
Data Doctors | January 20, 2016 4:07 pm
As most everyone has experienced, there are times when you need to reboot your router and/or modem in order to get things working properly.
Drones, connected homes big at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
Data Doctors | January 6, 2016 1:55 pm
While everyone was gearing up for Day 1 of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we got the inside track on this year’s biggest devices.
What’s expected at CES this year?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | December 31, 2015 5:15 am
With the annual tech show known as The International CES set to open next week, the speculation on what we’ll see is filling the Internet.
Here is why RFID-blocking wallets are a huge waste of money
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | December 24, 2015 10:00 am
Ken Colburn with the Data Doctors explains why users with a new RFID, or “chipped” credit card, do not need a special wallet or sleeve to protect it from wireless hacking.
Tips for using LinkedIn to network and grow your business
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | November 13, 2015 1:25 pm
In this age of social media as a communication tool, LinkedIn is one of the most compelling for business people.