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Here are tips for buying car battery jumper packs

The starting price of these battery packs is so cost-effective, it’s kind of a no-brainer to have one for each car in your family.
1 day ago
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Here is how long different iPhone support services last

Different versions of iPhone support services can last longer than others, so here's a list of how long repair, iOS and app support lasts.
8 days ago
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What to do with random PayPal security messages

If you are getting ‘security codes’ from a standard 10-digit phone number, it isn’t PayPal at all.
15 days ago
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Here are tips for finding recently added contacts in your iPhone

Here are some other ways to navigate finding recently added contacts in your iPhone.
22 days ago
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How to better examine your Google search sources

Now, more than ever, it’s important to know the source of information you find online and there's a handful of ways to clean up your Google search.
29 days ago
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Smartphone cases, other factors could be the reason your phone is overheating

There are a few variables that could be the reason your smartphone is overheating -- here's what you can do to prevent it.
1 month ago
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Tips to fixing navigation lag in Google Maps mobile app

Before you travel in another city, here are some tips to read over that'll help fix the navigation lag in the Google Maps mobile app.
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Here’s how the activity app ‘Relive’ can help you remember your adventures

This is how the activity app "Relive" can help you remember your adventures.
2 months ago
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Grammarly, the tool that takes editing beyond spell check and autocorrect

Grammarly is a tool widely available for use on various devices and goes beyond spell check and auto correct.
2 months ago
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How to use Google Photos for group sharing among iPhone and Android smartphones

Here's how to use the Google Photos App for picture sharing between iPhone and Android users.
2 months ago
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Here are some screen capture tips for Windows computers

Capturing something on your screen has a variety of uses and Microsoft introduced a much more useful way to do it back in the early 2000s.
2 months ago
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Addressing the safety and benefits of Google’s Password Manager

Are you wondering if Google's Password Manager is safe to use? So were we -- here's what we found.
3 months ago
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Here’s what you need to know about international cellular connection

Using your existing phone and service plan while traveling internationally is much less complicated than it used to be.
3 months ago
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Here are the benefits of having a virtual private network at home

A VPN is a tool that can provide a variety of security and usability services that are most useful on networks that are shared by others or when you are traveling.
3 months ago
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Here’s what you need to know about syncing multiple Windows computers

Making your computers look and work the same way has it’s obvious benefits. Both Windows 10 and 11 have the ability to sync lots of settings.
4 months ago
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Here are conversion websites and programs that are safe to use

Q: Are file conversion websites safe to use? A: It’s not uncommon to have a file sent to you in a format your computer can’t make use of and it needs to be converted. In some cases, a program that you already have installed may be able to convert the file for you. A common […]
4 months ago
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Here’s what you need to know about end of Facebook Trusted Contacts feature

Facebook hasn’t given a reason why they are shutting down the important Trusted Contacts security feature.
4 months ago
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Tips to understanding full virus scan information

Depending upon your setup, there are a few things you can check for to help you understand what and where files are stored on your computer.
4 months ago
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A handful of free and easy video editors for beginners

For those looking to get into video editing, here are a few options that work directly on smartphones, computers and tablets.
4 months ago
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Here are tips for speeding up your Chrome browser

If you love using your Google Chrome browser, but it seems to be boggling down, here are a few tricks to speed things up.
5 months ago
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Using your VPN to get around local sports blackouts

For those that have cut the cable and gone to streaming services, one challenge has always been accessing live sporting events.
5 months ago
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How to help stop the junk text messages from coming in

If it seems like you’re getting more junk text messages recently, you aren’t alone.
5 months ago
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Here is how Starlink satellite internet has been evolving for users

Despite all of the updates to the network and equipment, it’s still not an option for those that live in densely populated areas. Starlink is focused on underserved rural areas that typically don’t have good internet service options, so it’s not likely ever going to be an alternative to cable and DSL services in big cities.
6 months ago
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Protect your printer by keeping the firmware up to date

A variety of common hardware devices such as printers, scanners, cameras, routers, smart home devices, streaming media players and smart TVs offer firmware updates. Make sure your devices' firmware are current.
6 months ago
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Here are the realities of paying ransomware thieves

The question of whether you should pay ransomware thieves or not has more to do with whether you have a secured backup to restore from or not. However, paying the ransom doesn’t guarantee every file will be returned intact.
6 months ago
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The Microsoft Office productivity tool used in some ransomware attacks: Macros

Macros in Microsoft Office can be beneficial for some users, but for some, it can create harmful results.
6 months ago
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Are Facebook Protect emails a scam or legit?

Facebook is now alerting anyone that they deem to be capable of reaching a large audience that they too should update their security settings. Here's the best way to do so.
7 months ago
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Be sure you’re in control, and have ownership, of your company website

Just because you’re paying for a domain doesn’t mean you actually own it, so be proactive and make sure you are in complete control of this incredibly important business asset.
7 months ago
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Apps that’ll make you pull away from your desktop scanner

Here are a few apps that can help you pull away from your desktop scanner.
7 months ago
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Determining if a laser or inkjet printer is for you

When it comes to choosing the right printer, understanding what you are most likely to print on a regular basis is helpful.
7 months ago