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  • Popular new app is nothing more than piracy made easy

    A friend told me about an app called Popcorn Time that allows you to watch TV shows and movies from your phone or tablet. Is it safe to use?
  • It happens: New computers can crash too

    I have a fairly new iMac with a Fusion hard drive that crashed. When I took it to the Apple Store, they said that data recovery wasn't possible and that I had to start from scratch. Is there a data recovery option?
  • Should I upgrade to Windows 10?

    I'm getting the "Get Windows 10" alert on my computer in the bottom right-hand corner. Should I download it?
  • A good tool for sniffing out scam websites

    I think I have fallen for a scam. My desktop said my computer was compromised with some kind of malware and gave me a number to call. I did call and fell for the scam, so what should I do?
  • Tips for speeding up a slow browser

    I've been using Chrome as my browser in Windows 7 for a while, but it seems like it's getting real slow these days; is there a better option?
  • Matrix Airfare search

    There are lots of websites that offer to help you find great travel deals, but if you have a flexible travel schedule, I really love the Matrix Airfare Search Tool. You start by entering your departure and destination cities, a 30 day departure date range and the range of days you can stay at your […]
  • DropBox for Gmail

    The process for sending large files via email can be time consuming or require your recipient to sign up for a special service. If you use Gmail and Dropbox, today’s tip will help you leverage them together in new way that streamlines the process. A recent update to the Dropbox for Gmail extension for the […]
  • Anchor Pointer app

    Detailed smartphone maps are great when you’re traveling and have a cellular connection, but if you get off the beaten path, they’re essentially useless. That’s where an iPhone app called Anchor Pointer can be a real help. Since the GPS on your phone can work without cell service, the app essentially turns your phone into […]
  • Understanding the growing use of surveywalls

    Why are so many websites forcing me to take a survey in order to read the news these days?
  • Cheddar Up

    We all belong to various groups such as PTOs, kid’s sports teams or charitable organizations that from time to time need to collect funds from the group. The smaller the organization, the more likely it is to rely on the old school method of collecting individual checks from everyone, which can be a logistical nightmare. […]
  • Dufl

    This is an alert to all you road warriors out there; you may want to checkout a new service called DUFL. They’re offering to take the hassle of laundry and packing off the busy traveler’ s to-do list. Once you download the iPhone app and register, DUFL sends you a large suitcase to fill with […]
  • Travel Butler App

    Yesterday, I told you about the PackPoint app that helps you stay organized when packing for a trip. Today, I wanted to introduce you to the Travel Butler app, which can be really helpful when you’re traveling to unfamiliar cities or countries. Just like PackPoint, it creates a packing list based on your destination and […]
  • PackPoint App

    Whenever you’re preparing for a trip, remembering to pack all the right items is essential. There’s nothing worse than getting to your destination and discovering you forgot an essential item, like a bathing suit or umbrella. An app called PackPoint is a great way to minimize this travel trauma, because it helps you pack based […]
  • Rombertik destroys data

    Virus alerts are so common, that often times they go unnoticed or get ignored. Well the alert I’m giving you today should not be ignored or your computer itself could become a victim. Security researchers at Cisco recently discovered new malicious code that can jump into computer via phishing scams and attempts to steal all […]
  • Google search mobilegeddon

    Google’s recent change to how their search engine decides which websites are most relevant could have an impact on a lot of websites. If you’re a business that relies on your website to generate customers, you need to take a few minutes to make sure your site isn’t a victim of what many are calling […]