Arizona Technology News

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SuElen Rivera

Downtown Glendale launches mobile app to navigate city, benefit merchants

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce on Thursday launched a mobile app intended to help visitors in Downtown Glendale navigate around shops and merchants promote their products.
7 hours ago
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Kim Komando

These are the downloads that can ruin a Windows PC

When it comes to your computer, one errant click can spell disaster. Here are downloads you need to avoid.
7 hours ago
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KTAR.com

SRP’s largest solar power plant in Arizona to be developed northwest of Flagstaff

Arizona public utility Salt River Project announced Wednesday the company's largest solar plant in the state will be developed northwest of Flagstaff.
3 days ago
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Kim Komando

7 ways your smartphone can help you get things done

Let’s jump into seven uses for your phone that can make the day and whatever tasks are on hand simpler.
7 days ago
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SuElen Rivera

Phoenix nonprofit partners with app for gardeners to donate food for hunger relief efforts

A nonprofit that works to overcome poverty in Phoenix has partnered with a mobile app that will allow gardeners to donate food to support local hunger relief efforts, officials announced Thursday.
12 days ago
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Kim Komando

Scan photos and documents without buying a scanner

If you just need to get a digital copy of your license or some other document, I’ll show you how to do it with the tech you own instead of buying a scanner.
14 days ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

A variety of tech makes deleting internet cookies a waste of time

The most common way your behavior is tracked is through the use of cookies, which are small text files that are placed in your computer with information about your online activities. Now there's fingerprinting.
15 days ago
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KTAR.com

Electric-vehicle conversion company moving to Gilbert, hiring 300

A Tempe-based electric vehicle conversion manufacturer plans to move into a huge new facility in the East Valley before the end of year and then ramp up production by spring.
18 days ago
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Torrence Dunham

Arizona among the first states to allow residents to add driver’s license to Apple Wallet

Presenting your driver's license or state ID at select airport security checkpoints is about to get much easier as Arizona is among the first states that will allow residents to have identification cards on their Apple products.
20 days ago
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Kim Komando

Take these steps to remove an ex from your digital life

After the end of a personal relationship you may decide to block or unfollow your ex on social media. That’s a start, but you have to do more to clean up your digital life.
21 days ago
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KTAR.com

Construction complete on concrete bridge on Navajo Nation

Construction has been completed on a concrete bridge on Navajo Nation that replaced a 40-year-old wooden one that had deteriorated.
22 days ago
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Peter Samore

Partnership bridges digital divide to connect Valley kids to school

The city of Phoenix is partnering with multiple organizations to use federal CARES Act dollars to boost broadband for education and bridge the digital divide.
25 days ago
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Griselda Zetino

Microschools see ‘exponential growth’ in Arizona during COVID-19 pandemic

Microschools have taken off during the COVID-19 pandemic and a Mesa-based company that helps run them is fueling much of that growth.
27 days ago
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Kim Komando

Your Apple Watch can save your life later if you turn on these features now

Grab your Apple Watch and let’s get the must-have health features set up.
28 days ago
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Kim Komando

Easy ways to free up storage space in Google or Gmail

If your Google storage is full, or nearly full, photos might be the culprit. But you might be surprised to find out how much space emails and attachments take up.
1 month ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Explaining the ins and outs of shooting digital pictures in RAW format

The RAW format for digital photos is generally preferred by professional photographers because it provides a much larger palette to work with when it comes to editing the image.
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Global technology services provider building new campus in Mesa

A global technology services provider announced this week it plans to build a data center in Mesa.
1 month ago
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Painstaking search for new planets begins on a mountaintop in Arizona

One of the most precise instruments for detecting planets is being used at the Kitt Peak National Observatory on the Tohono O’odham Nation west of Tucson.
1 month ago
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Kim Komando

Make sure you’re giving these checkups to your tech

Finding and fixing problems early is critical if you want to make your tech last. Running a checkup is easier than you think.
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Here’s what Arizona would be allocated under infrastructure plan

In a vital step forward Tuesday, the Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan that will allocate plenty of money to Arizona. Here's a breakdown of some of the expected funding for the Grand Canyon State.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Electric vehicle manufacturer opens studio in Scottsdale Fashion Square

The Lucid Group, which builds its luxury electric vehicles in Casa Grande, opened its first Arizona studio at Scottsdale Fashion Square.
2 months ago
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Kim Komando

This great freebie stops annoying robocalls, gives you 2nd phone number

The more widespread your phone number is, the more vulnerable you are to hackers and other bad actors. A secondary number protects your primary one, but it can do a lot more, too.
2 months ago
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Kim Komando

How to find anyone’s email address online

Maybe you wrote down someone’s email address incorrectly. You may still be able to find it through an online search.
2 months ago
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Griselda Zetino

COVID-19 exposure app launched in Arizona never reached full potential

The Covid Watch Arizona app could’ve led to fewer COVID-19 cases across the state, but it never reached its full potential.
2 months ago