Kim Komando Tech Tips

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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.
8 hours 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kim Komando

Here’s how you can easily text from your PC or Mac

If you’re working on your computer or don’t want to use your thumbs to message, send texts straight from your PC or Mac. It’s simple to set up.
2 months ago
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Kim Komando

How to get Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant to understand you better

If you’ve been having a hard time getting through to your voice assistant, here’s how to get Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant to understand you better.
2 months ago
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Kim Komando

Best ways to boost signal strength when cellphone call won’t go through

It can be downright dangerous when you can’t make a call when you need to because of a spotty cellphone signal. These tips can help.
3 months ago
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Kim Komando

Avoid embarrassing moments! Hide your phone’s lock screen notifications

It’s happened to me. You’re showing a friend or coworker something on your phone when a text or other notification pops up that you wish they didn’t see.
3 months ago
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These simple tricks will help speed up your smartphone

What’s eating up all the storage space on your smartphone? Certain apps may be to blame. Ditch them and watch your phone speed up.
3 months ago
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Lock down your phone from snoops and hacks

Your phone is full of secrets, whether you think about it that way or not. It takes just a few minutes to set up your phone the secure way.
3 months ago
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5 insider tech travel hacks you’ll use for every trip

Let's jump into the essential travel steps before you hit the road to save you time, money, and a whole lot of stress.
3 months ago
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10 apps you need to remove from your phone to protect data

Apps used to be fun add-ons to get the most out of your phone; now, they’re vital to our everyday communication, work, and play. But there are plenty that pose a threat to your data.
3 months ago
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Survey finds 86% are fed up with Big Tech’s intrusive ways

Nowadays, you can't go online or turn on the news without hearing about the control Big Tech has on our lives — and the growing resentment around it.
3 months ago
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Kim Komando

Follow these steps to erase yourself from the internet

It's nearly impossible to delete yourself from the web totally, but you can wipe out quite a bit if you know where to start.
4 months ago
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If you have a security cam, take these essential steps

Keeping an eye on your home from afar used to mean spending a fortune on professional installation and monitoring. Now, you can install cameras, a smart doorbell, or a full security system yourself.
4 months ago
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7 secrets hackers don’t want you to know about

Your first line of defense against hackers is knowing the basics of cybersecurity that everyone likes to ignore.
4 months ago
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Here’s a tech tip to speed up your Windows or Mac startup the easy way

Remember back when you bought your computer? It was blazing fast, started up as soon as you hit the power button, and everything was clean and tidy. You can get some of that back
4 months ago
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Best ways to clean all the dirt and grime off your tech

Maybe you’ve set aside your stash of pandemic disinfectant wipes, but that doesn't mean you should ignore your tech.
4 months ago
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5 ways to keep your online searches private in the digital age

Let's take a closer look at the privacy options available for your online searches.
5 months ago