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  • New ransomware hitting businesses hard

    I’ve heard rumors that there are viruses that can take over your computer and demand a ransom to allow you back in. Can this really happen? – Kris This form of exploitation does exist and has actually been around since the early days of personal computing. The first known instance of what is called ‘ransomware’ […]
  • Wolfram Alpha

    What percentage of your Facebook friends are married? Who lives closest to the North Pole? And who is that person who connects you to more people than anyone else on the social network? Data drives everything these days, and information is key when it comes to buying, hiring, and understanding just about anything. Have you […]
  • Card munch for LinkedIn

    If you have an iPhone and you use Linkedin, you’ll want to Listen, Laugh and Learn with this Data Doctors PRODUCTIVITY Tech Tip. Most of you realize how important it is to connect on LinkedIn, with people you meet in the real world. The problem is, you grab their card, but you never get around […]
  • Can you buy a new computer and downgrade it to Windows 7?

    Microsoft's decision to take a radical departure in the user interface of Windows 8 has many of its customers asking the same question.
  • Making Windows 8 work like Windows 7 vs downgrading

    Microsoft’s decision to take a radical departure in the user interface of Windows 8 has many of its customers asking the same question. Microsoft has always had downgrade rights in place for its operating systems, but they typically direct this option to its corporate users, so in the case of Windows 8, you only get […]
  • Let me Google that for you

    How many times has this happened to you? A friend will ask you something they don’t know the answer to, but they figure you do. They think you’re their personal Google. It’s frustrating when people are too lazy to Google something themselves. So now, instead of getting annoyed being their search engine, you can fight […]
  • Free online home inventory

    After a natural disaster people start to take inventory of their stuff, but what if you already had the inventory at your fingertips? The best defense is a good offense. So instead of waiting for the next hurricane, flood or fire and hoping you know everything you have, there’s a website that can help you […]
  • Learn languages with social

    People in other countries speak multiple languages, so why don’t we? That’s because they’re hard to learn, and generally boring to study, until now! While you can translate on the fly with many apps and websites, you don’t really learn anything. There’s a website that makes learning a new language a social experience, because you […]
  • Downloading YouTube videos

    Les asked us on Facebook… What’s the best app out there to download or capture YouTube videos? Well, the answer depends on what you want to do with it. Are you just playing it back on your computer or TV, do you want to put it on your tablet or smartphone to watch while you’re […]
  • Facebook search

    If you use Facebook, you already know that using their search is pretty useless. But like everything else with Facebook, change is in the air. Facebook recently announced Graph Search, a whole new way to find things. Typical searches (like using Google), rely on keywords to find things. Lets say you’re going to San Francisco […]
  • Data Doctors: How to spot a catfish

    Online dating is so common these days, but so is online deception.
  • How and where to recycle your old electronics properly

    Where can I take my old computers and cell phones to be recycled properly?
  • Fitness technology

    With the new year comes those new years resolutions, if halfway through the month, you’re not on track, we’ve got something that can help you get back on it. While dieting is great for shedding the pounds, we all know that we have to get ourselves moving. But don’t you want to know how much […]
  • Waterproof with nano coating

    We’ve all seen it happen; an expensive phone or tablet gets dropped into a pool or sink and get’s destroyed! We all carry our smartphones and tablets with us everywhere these days and sometimes that can lead to an unintended encounter with liquids that can ruin your day There are many companies that offer expensive […]
  • Hide unused apps

    When you buy apps in the AppStore or download the free ones to your phone, your intent is usually the same. You think, wow, what a great app. I can use this thing every single day. The reality is very different. Many of us find an app, use it once or twice and then it […]