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  • How do USB security keys work and should I get one?

    Your online assets have long been one of the major targets of hackers and the only thing keeping them out of your accounts is your passwords.
  • Which Android should I consider if I’m switching from an iPhone?

    As the sophistication of smartphones improves, the gaps between brands and platforms has narrowed, leading users to wonder if they should switch from iPhone to Android.
  • What is SIM hijacking and how do I prevent it from happening to me?

    Due to the level of reliance with our smartphones, an effective scam known as SIM swapping or SIM hijacking has been on the rise.
  • It’s rare for browser extensions to be dangerous, but take precautions

    Allowing anything into your browser can potentially allow others to monitor everything you’re doing or modify what you’ll actually see as you’re surfing the web. Thoroughly evaluate browser extensions before installation.
  • Should I use a service that scans dark web for my personal information?

    A service being offered by various security companies is a Dark Web Scan, which sounds pretty impressive based on the name. But should you use it?
  • What remote monitoring devices are best for rental properties?

    The variety of affordable remote monitoring devices that let property owners to keep tabs on their rental units has become a bit overwhelming.
  • Why did Google send me a Beacon and what will it do for my business?

    Google's Beacon technology designed to help the retail industry has been around since 2013, but it’s just now becoming more mainstream.
  • Here are the differences among iPhone map programs

    In the past six years, Apple has done a lot to try to catch up with Google, but where and how you use your iPhone map program has lot to do with which one might be better suited for you. And don't forget about Waze.
  • What can I do if I fell for a Microsoft scammer?

    The sophistication level being used to con people into thinking that they are talking to Microsoft evolves. Even the most levelheaded folks can be convinced by a skilled con man.
  • How can I protect my system from Windows update that deletes files?

    Microsoft recently started rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 update that will start automatically installing itself for most systems starting next week.
  • Do your homework before choosing a video doorbell

    Installing a video doorbell is very easy and has many benefits, which often leads to the purchase of other "smart devices," so doing a little homework on the options as well as the platforms they use is important.
  • Signs of a scam: How can I tell if a charity is legitimate?

    Charity fraudsters have become very good at tugging at our heartstrings to elicit donations. Here are some online tools for evaluating charities.
  • Can Google track my location after I’ve changed my smartphone settings?

    A recent report outlining the complexity of Google’s various location tracking systems has created quite a stir for users and some government agencies.
  • Is it safer to do my online banking on my smartphone or computer?

    Compromised banking credentials are a hot property on the dark web, which serves as a marketplace for cyber thieves and finding new ways to trick users into giving up those credentials is ongoing.
  • Is Facebook really limiting the news feed to 26 people?

    A hoax message claiming that Facebook is limiting your news feed to 25 or 26 friends is circulating again because many people don’t take a minute to fact-check before they repost.
  • There’s more to upcoming 5G technology than just speed

    The fifth generation of wireless transmission technology known as 5G is one of the more interesting developments on the technology landscape because it has wide-ranging implications.
  • Will Microsoft charge a monthly fee for Windows 10?

    Microsoft deviated from its traditional path with Windows when they rolled out Windows 10 as their final version of Windows -- and for many users it was free.
  • What’s your opinion of Slack as a business tool?

    Messaging amongst co-workers is one of the most important forms of communication that your organization relies upon and Slack is an interesting tool for this constant need in all businesses.
  • How can I change my signal strength indicator on my iPhone?

    The ubiquitous signal strength meter has likely fooled everyone that uses a smartphone at one point, because it’s really not a very good indicator of your actual signal strength.
  • How can I monitor my apps to control my iPhone’s battery?

    In the early days of the iPhone, Apple essentially paused third-party apps that were running in the background, but that all changed years ago with iOS 7.