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Files and folders

We know that computers, phones, and tablets store files and folders on your device, but what are...

 

Passwords, security questions, e-mail addresses, phone numbers

In most cases, when your password suddenly won't work with a website or e-mail address, there is a...

 

Taking selfies

Okay, I get it. I had hoped the whole selfie thing would be over by now. But it's turned out to be...

 

Multiple web browsers and why it's called that

Modern computers have built-in web browsers, Microsoft Edge for PCs and Safari for Macs. And it's...

 

No internet at home? Here's what to check

After the day you just had, once you finally get home, all you want to do is check your email, play...

 

Email inbox hygiene

It's always been a best practice to keep your friends and family emails separate from the flood of e...

 

Deleting your phone's recordings of you, shutting down Windows

If you use Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, or Google Assistant, your phone usually keeps and shares...

 

Upgrade to Windows 11? RadioShack's version of Windows

You don't have to upgrade to Windows 11 if your computer asks you if you want to. Microsoft has...

 

Happy Birthday to the floppy disk

Seven months too late, but better late than never, right? Fifty (plus!) years ago, IBM birthed the...

 

On vacation? Check for hidden cameras

Yay! You've got some vacation time, and you've found the perfect place for you and your family to st...

 

Hiding people and memories, Google Doodle games

Google Photos can automatically make "Memories" from the photos you store with them. But maybe the...

 

DuckDuckGo vs. StartPage

Have you switched to DuckDuckGo to escape the relentless data gathering Google does? But do the...

 

What's a G between friends?

If we're talking about Wi-Fi, then the G stands for gigahertz. Wi-Fi networks are like radio...

 

Is it time to ditch free email?

Billions of people have email addresses ending in Gmail, Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL or one of the...

 

Something(s) old and something new

Something old #1 – Fake tech support scams I know we've talked about this before, but the fake tec...

 

What's an NFT?

You may have heard of people and companies selling NFTs. For example, Marvel, William Shatner, Taco...

 

The worst passwords of 2021 and how not to be on the list

After years of security breaches at the companies we trust with our data and zero-day security...

 

Wi-Fi extender vs. mesh network, and closing Android apps

Don't give up if your home Wi-Fi signal doesn't reach the other side of the house, upstairs, or out...

 

Deleting unused accounts, securing Google Sync

Data breaches are common. Security fails even on major sites like Yahoo, Goldman Sachs, Home Depot...

 

Windows 10 video editor

Did you know Windows has a built-in video editor? While more like Apple iMovie or Windows Movie...

 

Android phone settings

To conserve your battery, reduce your cellular data usage, and increase your privacy, here are setti...

 

iPhone settings

To conserve your battery, reduce your cellular data usage, and increase your privacy, here are setti...

 

Windows 11?

Remember how I've been telling you that Windows 10 would be the last version of Windows? And...

 

Deleting junk emails, and using DuckDuckGo Maps

Do you struggle with hundreds, thousands or even tens of thousands of emails in your inbox? Do you...

 

Tracking you on the web

As we use the internet for shopping, research, bill paying or playing games, we know that the...

 

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