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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Computer tips: How to block website autoplay videos on several web browsers

It’s amazing how many websites think that irritating their visitors with an automatically played video is a good idea.  Most people searching the web are looking for text;  if they sought video, they’d use YouTube instead.
2 days ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Arizona computer tips: Solid State Drives can wear out and here’s what to watch out for

While it’s true SSDs won’t suffer from mechanical failure, they can still ‘wear out’ electronically in several ways.
9 days ago
Windows 10 and Windows 11 how-to guide for Arizona techies...
Data Doctors

The Arizona techie’s guide to Windows 10 and Windows 11

Before you upgrade your computer, you might want to know about the main differences between Windows 10 and 11.
15 days ago
Kaspersky antivirus program: How to remove it from computer...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Arizona computer tips: How to remove your Kaspersky antivirus program

Follow these tips to completely remove the Kaspersky antivirus program from your computer after the U.S. government ban.
16 days ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s how to remove the Kaspersky antivirus from your computer

What is the best way to make sure I completely remove Kaspersky antivirus from my computer and what should I replace it with?
23 days ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s why you should use Gmail’s unsubscribe tool

Many 3rd party tools offer to help, but in virtually every case, it requires giving up some privacy, so using Gmail’s built-in option is my current preference.
1 month ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are your options for resetting your forgotten passwords

If a forgotten password is easily reset, it’s not much of a security barrier, which is why resetting can get complicated.
1 month ago
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Data Doctors

Here’s what you need to know before buying a power strip to protect multiple devices

If you are looking for a power strip to protect a large number of devices, here's what you need to know before buying one.
2 months ago
Find something you downloaded: Steps for Android, iOS...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Arizonans: Can’t find something you downloaded to your smartphone a while ago? Try this

Want to find something you downloaded to your smartphone? Files can be easy to use. Follow these steps for Androids and iOS.
2 months ago
Moving your Cox email to Yahoo Mail? Learn about the transition process, from webmail access to ema...
Data Doctors

Data doctors: Beware of Cox to Yahoo email transition scams

Moving your Cox email to Yahoo Mail? Learn about the transition process, from webmail access to email client settings.
2 months ago
How to sync smartphones to Windows computers: Arizona tips...
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Tech tip for Arizonans: How to sync smartphones to Windows computers

Want to learn how to sync smartphones to Windows computers? This article from the Data Doctors explains which steps to take.
2 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s what a Wi-Fi analyzer app is used for

Wi-Fi has become an essential utility for most homes and making sure the signal is adequate in high usage areas is key.
3 months ago
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Data Doctors

Here are all of the pros and cons of HP’s All-In printer plan

Each brand tries to differentiate itself from the rest of the crowd by creating unique features and in HP’s case, the subscription model is their latest offering.
3 months ago
Many of the fake videos you’ll encounter are likely to be viewed on your smartphone, which can ma...
Data Doctors

Here are all the tips we know regarding how to spot deep fake videos

Many of the fake videos you’ll encounter are likely to be viewed on your smartphone, which can make detection a bit more difficult.
3 months ago
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Data Doctors

Handy tech tips all Valley residents should use to find lost phones in a snap

Q: My phone went missing, and I haven’t been able to locate it using the Find My service, so what should I do next?
3 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are tips for freeing up Google storage space

Google provides a generous amount of free online storage but it can fill up quickly depending on how many of its resources you use.
4 months ago
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Data Doctors

Here is everything you need to know for testing and buying battery banks

Discover how to assess, estimate and shop for the right battery pack with this concise guide.
4 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are the truly free smartphone video editing apps

The processing power on our smartphones has grown exponentially, allowing anyone to perform sophisticated video editing easily.
4 months ago
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Data Doctors

How to rediscover places visited years ago on Google maps

Whether you're an Android or iOS user, or prefer accessing Google Maps on your computer, you'll find step-by-step instructions to unlock your travel memories effortlessly.
4 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s how to calculate your bandwidth needs

When searching for an alternative internet service provider, here are some tips on how to know how much bandwidth is needed.
5 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are maintenance tips for glitchy computers

The potential causes for glitchy computers are many, so let's start with some of the more common reasons.
5 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s how to use AI on your smartphone

If your smartphone is relatively new and updated with the latest operating system, you’re using AI-powered tools without even knowing it.
5 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are which electronics are OK in checked baggage

The primary determinant of what is safe to check in baggage is today’s most common battery technology: Lithium Ion.
5 months ago
DNS can help Arizonans protect their online security...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

How Arizonans can protect their cyber safety through DNS

DNS stands for Domain Name Service. It's is a vital element of Internet infrastructure all Arizonans should know about when working online.
5 months ago