Kim Komando Tech Tips

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Kim Komando

7 things you should never ask Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant

As technology evolves, so should our knowledge of it. Here are seven things you should NEVER ask your smart assistant!
2 days ago
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Here are the signs that you need a new phone, like, now

As time goes on, the battery level on your phone will drop. Here are the signs you should know that hint you need a new phone ASAP.
3 days ago
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Here are tech life upgrades smarter than the stuff on TikTok

This story delves into the pitfalls of relying solely on online guidance, particularly in the realm of finance and technology, where clickbait and hype often overshadow genuine insight.
9 days ago
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Tech security to-do: Lock down your smart stuff before it can be hacked

Anything connected is a hacker target, and you better believe that includes all the Internet of Things gadgets in your home.
10 days ago
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Unlocking online safety: The secret text code every family needs

For those who don't have one yet, here's a guide to a secret text code that every family needs to be using these days.
16 days ago
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Unscrupulous scammers targeting children and adolescents

Scammers pose as attractive individuals, coerce teens into sharing sensitive content, and demand payouts. Read to learn more.
17 days ago
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7 ways to stop paying so much on streaming every dang month

Maximize your streaming, minimize your costs! Read more about how to cut add-ons, watch what you love and embrace ads for savings.
24 days ago
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Is someone (or something) snooping on your computer?

Do you ever find yourself worried someone might be spying on your computer? Check these steps to secure your privacy.
30 days ago
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AI is for everyone: Prompts to help you with work, life, school and love

Unlock the power of AI with tips for work, life and school! From data analysis to content creation, here's how AI can make life easier.
1 month ago
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Spam text FAQ: What to do, what not to do and how to get less

There is a way to handle text spam, but many people make things worse instead of better. Here's a short introduction.
1 month ago
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Charging and travel: 5 malware mistakes most people make

When your batteries hit the low point in your travels, follow these rules to keep you and your family malware-free.
1 month ago
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2-minute tech trick: Here’s how Arizonans can start 2024 with a clean inbox

So, what is email archiving? Basically, this keeps a record of everything you’ve sent and received, and much more!
2 months ago
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5 smart, simple tech changes Arizonans should use to make 2024 better

These five smart and simple tech changes from Kim Komando will help Arizonans boost their skill levels in 2024.
2 months ago
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The mistake slowing down your connection and killing your cellphone

Before you unplug your router, look at your smartphone. The culprit could be apps chowing down on precious WiFi bandwidth.
2 months ago
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Have any new tech? Take steps now to secure your privacy

Getting new technology during the holiday season is expected. Make sure to secure your privacy with these steps.
2 months ago
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Privacy: Is it smart to hand over your email and number for discounts?

Is handing over your email address, phone number or even more worth it for a coupon code? Like most things tech, it depends.
2 months ago
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Talk techy to me: Get your work done faster with this pro tip

Maybe you dictate text messages, but there’s so much more you can do if you start dictating for your work, too. I’ll show you how!
2 months ago
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The clock is ticking! 50 holiday gifts for all the hard-to-please people on your list

It’s crunch time. Wait much longer and you’re giving gift cards. I’ve got your back with smart gifts, tech and otherwise, that are sure to please.
2 months ago
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3 ways to preserve your family memories this holiday season

In this week's article, we'll discuss best practices to getting those precious memories out so that everyone can enjoy them.
3 months ago
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Security warning: Scammers are calling you with holiday tactics

Cybercriminals make a killing over the holiday season — just think about how often we pull out our credit cards.
3 months ago
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Smartphone tricks every iPhone and Android user should know

This week's tech tips will walk you through some of the best hidden features you’ll wish you knew about sooner.
3 months ago
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Here are 5 dumb security tech mistakes that you have been making

As tech security ranks high on the list of smart things to do, let this be your reminder to make a few quick changes to protect yourself.
3 months ago
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Clever tech hacks for less stress this holiday, from Amazon spoilers to family pics

Before you dive headfirst into the festive frenzy, I've got tech tips that'll sprinkle a little magic on your celebrations.
3 months ago
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Unlock your iPhone’s full potential: 12 must-know tips & win an iPhone 15

I’m still discovering new things on my iPhone. No matter your model, I bet there are hidden features you’ll be happy to know.
3 months ago