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  • Can I remotely reboot my router?

    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

    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?

    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 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

    In this age of social media as a communication tool, LinkedIn is one of the most compelling for business people.
  • In today’s social media age, LinkedIn is more than just an online connection

    When it comes to business networking, is LinkedIn really the best option? Ken Colburn with Data Doctors explains the power behind the business media website.
  • Is free anti-virus good enough?

    Is it necessary to pay for good anti-virus protection or are the free ones good enough?
  • Understanding the Oct. 1 chipped credit card deadline

    What should you do if I don’t have a new chipped credit card by the Oct. 1 deadline?
  • Hackers targeting more businesses with sophisticated ransomware attacks

    Sophisticated ransomware attacks have become a very lucrative extortion scam for organized cybercrime groups.
  • What are these new updates coming from Apple? Anything good?

    Q: Anything worth looking into from the Apple Event? A: Apple’s Hey Siri media event consisted of announcements in four major categories — nothing revolutionary, mostly evolutionary. The first was the announcement of watchOS 2.0, which is the first major update to the software that runs the Apple Watch. The second announcement was for the […]
  • Can Macintosh computers get Windows viruses?

    Q: I’m getting a Windows blue screen error on my Macbook that won’t let me do anything on the Internet. I’m confused; can a Mac get a Windows virus? It’s not possible for a Macintosh to contract an actual Windows specific virus, so the answer is no. What you’re most likely experiencing is a browser-based […]
  • Update Internet Explorer even if you use Microsoft Edge

    Q: I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and started using the new Edge browser, so do I still need to install critical updates for Internet Explorer? Microsoft’s Edge browser is a complete departure from Internet Explorer and is actually a completely different product. One of the reasons Microsoft took this approach was to shed all […]
  • Are Windows 10’s rumored privacy issues overblown or cause for concern?

    Q: I’m hearing a lot of issues concerning privacy with Windows 10. Should I be worried or is it being overblown? Microsoft definitely took a completely different approach with Windows 10 and because of that, privacy concerns are being heatedly discussed across the Internet. Some would have you believe that it’s a privacy nightmare and […]
  • Here’s what we know about Windows 10’s issues so far

    Q: Any insight into how Windows 10 upgrades are going so far?  Is it safe to jump in? As I previously wrote, Microsoft is offering a free upgrade for the next year that most people will likely find compelling. As with any major operating system update, it’s always safer to hang back and let the […]
  • How to avoid falling victim to major Android security flaw

    Q: I have an Android phone and just heard about the major security problem, so what do I do? A number of newly-discovered vulnerabilities in a central Android software component called Stagefright, which is used to play, process or record multimedia files, is estimated to affect up to 95 percent of Android users. According to […]