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  • Keys sticking on Macbook Pro? Here’s what to do about it

    Depending upon the age of your Macbook Pro, you may be experiencing a keyboard defect that Apple recently acknowledged is impacting a small percentage of users.
  • How cybercriminals profit by exploiting computers for cryptojacking

    Cybercriminals are constantly exploring methods to exploit users for profit. With the popularity of cryptocurrencies on the rise, so is the malware that allows for cryptojacking.
  • Is it true that Windows 10 is more secure than Windows 7?

    Microsoft has made a concerted effort to get users to upgrade to Windows 10. Despite their best efforts, Windows 7 continues to be a very popular operating system.
  • What can I do if my cell phone is getting bombarded with robocalls?

    Robocalls and spam text messages are among the top consumer complaint filed, according to the FCC, and it’s not likely to change anytime soon.
  • How can I tell if a keylogger has been installed on my devices?

    Keyloggers, which silently record keystrokes in an attempt to steal information, can range from being very easy to very difficult to detect, depending upon how and what was installed.
  • How can I protect my router from the attack the FBI is warning about?

    The recent warning sent out by the FBI about hackers compromising hundreds of thousands of routers is an indication of how important this particular threat is to many.
  • What is your recommendation for DNA testing your pet?

    Finding a test with a large number of dog breeds and genetic markers will generally provide the most accurate results when looking to DNA test your pets.
  • How can I get my child into coding this summer?

    Parents who are looking to teach their child how to code this summer have plenty of options to get -- and keep -- them interested in the practice.
  • What exactly is DNS hijacking and how do I avoid it?

    Malicious actors on the Internet have spent countless hours testing various ways to compromise users and the use of DNS hijacking is among the favored exploits.
  • Should I use application whitelisting to protect my computer?

    Technically speaking, application whitelisting is a very good way to create a more secure environment because it tells your computer that it can only run specific applications.
  • Any suggestions on what I can do with all my old smartphones?

    Most of us have slowly accumulated a collection of old smartphones that are hiding in a drawer somewhere because we tend to replace them about every two years.
  • Is there any way to stop Windows 10 from updating?

    Microsoft went from a primarily user-controlled update system to a forced update system with Windows 10, which helped improve the percentage of patched systems worldwide, but has been problematic for many.
  • Is it better to use a GPS or a smartphone during long road trips?

    Summer is right around the corner, which means plenty of smartphone users are gearing up to take long road trips. But is a smartphone better than a dedicated GPS?
  • Here is how you can properly create a so-called ‘digital will’

    Estate planning is one of the most important tasks everyone should be doing for their families and including your digital assets is critically important in the information age. Here is how you can properly create a "digital will."
  • Is it worth it to delete your Facebook to protect personal information?

    If you’re an active Facebook user, here are some things to consider in light of the recent stories of the platform's misuse of personal data.
  • Answering common questions about self-driving cars after fatal Uber crash

    After a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber vehicle, the Data Doctors answered a few common questions about the technology.
  • Which type of hard drive is the most reliable?

    Navigating through the world of hard drives can be tricky, but Data Doctors wants to help you determine which type is the most reliable.
  • Switching from Apple to Android can be done, but it’s a pain

    Switching from an Apple device to an Android is certainly possible, but there are some steps you'll need to take to make the change.
  • What is blockchain, in layman’s terms?

    With the hype surrounding crypto currencies continuing to grow, more people are hearing about the underlying technology known as blockchain.
  • Can you help me understand all the numbers on SD memory cards?

    Today’s memory cards are a confusing batch of geek speak, but once you understand some of the basics, it might make it easier to digest.