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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.
5 days 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.
12 days 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.
19 days 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.
26 days 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.
1 month ago
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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.
1 month ago
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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.
2 months ago
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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.
2 months ago
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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?
2 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.
2 months ago
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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.
2 months ago
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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.
3 months ago
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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.
3 months ago
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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.
3 months ago
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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.
3 months ago
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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.
4 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.
4 months ago
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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.
4 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are some useful Windows keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are one of the most underutilized features of any operating system and Windows 11 has many new ones.
4 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s how to choose the best WiFi router location

Depending on the size of your home or how far outside your home you want the signal to be usable - for items like security cameras - router placement is critical.
5 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s how to use macros safely and effectively

Creating a macro is the process of recording keystrokes and mouse clicks for repetitive tasks within a document or spreadsheet.
5 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Tips for buying smartphones: A used edition could be right for you

The yearly improvement in smartphone technology leads many people to get rid of perfectly good smartphones for the ‘latest and greatest.'
5 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here’s how to recycle your tech properly

It’s that time of year when many households are replacing older technology with the latest and greatest, leading to important questions of data privacy and proper disposal.
6 months ago
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Here’s how to know if your computer needs more RAM

Random Access Memory (RAM) is often called the "best bang for the buck" upgrade for most laptop or desktop computers.
6 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

How to make Windows 11 look more like Windows 10

As Microsoft moves to retire Windows 10 - with user support ending in 2025 - it’s doing more to nudge users to upgrade to Windows 11.
6 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Here are tips to guest-proof your technology

A careless user of your WiFi can open a pathway for computers and smart devices on your network to be compromised.
6 months ago
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Here’s why ‘Namedrop’ feature in latest iOS 17 update is safe to use

Anyone who’s ever exchanged contact information manually to later discover it was off by one digit can see the value in this feature.
6 months ago
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What are the pros and cons of using security keys for online accounts?

When it comes to using security keys for your online accounts, there are both pros and cons for users to weigh before deciding which is best.
7 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

The problem with iPhone and Android text messaging

iMessage is the default for iPhone users, which can cause inoperability issues. Depending on your iPhone settings, messages may not make it.
7 months ago
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Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

What to do if your digital calendar has been invaded by spammers

A possible result of calendar spam is malicious links within the details trying to lure you to a dangerous place or an malicious file.
7 months ago