Malicious apps send by text or email
Data Doctors | March 3, 2015 5:01 pm
Smartphones have been pretty safe from malicious apps as long as you stick to getting your apps from the official app stores and you don’t […]
Should ‘cord-cutters’ opt for cable Internet or DSL?
Data Doctors | February 27, 2015 2:15 pm
I am currently fed up with my Internet and cable provider. I am thinking of going with DSL for Internet and just using an antenna and Netflix/Hulu/Amazon/Roku for the rest. Any advice?
No fly zone for drones
Data Doctors | February 26, 2015 12:00 pm
When you hear the term ‘no-fly’ zone, you typically think of political unrest and war zones, but today’s tip deals with your own personal no-fly […]
Google will give you 2GB of storage
Data Doctors | February 25, 2015 12:00 pm
Securing your accounts and information is more important than ever, but unless we get a gentle reminder, we generally forget to go back and review […]
New Facebook policy allows social media immortality
Data Doctors | February 24, 2015 12:00 pm
Social networks have become so integrated in so many of our lives that when someone passes away, one of the first places you’ll go is […]
Phone apps are just as accurate as fitness bands
Data Doctors | February 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Fitness monitors are all the rage these days, but at prices that can range from $100 to $300, they can get expensive. But paying for […]
Reddit AMA app
Data Doctors | February 20, 2015 12:00 pm
Reddit.com is a popular tool in geek culture, but it can be a little hard to take for the uninitiated. It bills itself as the […]
Do new FAA regulations mean I can use a drone in my real estate business?
Data Doctors | February 19, 2015 10:53 pm
At the moment, you cannot use these devices for commercial purposes without the express permission of the FAA, which is nearly impossible to get.
Flipboard for the web
Data Doctors | February 19, 2015 12:00 pm
Gathering information on the Internet is like drinking from a firehose, unless you use tools that help you filter out what you don’t want and […]
Data Doctors | February 18, 2015 12:00 pm
There’s a recurring theme that’s surfaced from just about every major hack you’ve heard about lately. Most of the breaches started with a targeted phishing […]
10 million passwords released
Data Doctors | February 17, 2015 12:00 pm
A security researcher recently released a list of 10 million stolen passwords that he gathered from around the Internet. His hope was to enlighten the […]
Are cars really vulnerable to hackers?
Data Doctors | February 16, 2015 10:18 pm
On a recent airing of 60 Minutes, Leslie Stahl was seen frantically trying to control a car that had been hacked by security researchers. If […]
Data Doctors | February 13, 2015 12:00 pm
The Internet of Things was all the rage this year’s Consumer Electronics Show because inexpensive connected devices were everywhere. I was particularly interested in wireless […]
Turn off sharing when connecting to public wifi
Data Doctors | February 12, 2015 12:00 pm
You’ve heard me and others in the tech industry preaching about the dangers of public wifi for years, but there’s something that you may not […]
No, your smart TV is not snooping on you!
Data Doctors | February 11, 2015 11:00 pm
The plethora of salacious headlines that suggested that Samsung Smart TVs were constantly eavesdropping on all your private conversations are a complete misrepresentations of what actually happens.