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‘Tis the season for shopping and giving away your email at checkout so retailers can bombard you with notices about their upcoming doorbuster deals. Of course, you want to know about these deals, but you just can’t stand cluttering up your carefully curated inbox (yeah right!). If you’re using Gmail, there’s a handy trick that you can use, with noRead More
 
Think about your printer. Is there a more problematic piece of technology in your life? We have self-driving cars, Wi-Fi connected coffee makers, and digital assistants that can judge the clothes you’re wearing, but we just can’t seem to escape the need for printers and their continued pattern of misbehaving. These misbehaviors typically manifest as documents that won’t print orRead More
 
MYTH: Solving technical problems is complicated. We have all been conditioned to believe this is true. We call a help line and it takes an army to solve the problem. The first person we talk to cannot solve our problem, so we’re routed to a technician who attempts to solve the problem. If the technician cannot solve the problem, we’re routedRead More
 
Fact or fiction? Apple computers don’t get viruses and are more secure than Windows computers. Does this sound familiar? Maybe this has led you to purchase a Mac and be among those illuminating our nation’s coffee shops with the warm glow of an Apple logo. As to the above question, this is fiction. Though the familiar logo may resemble aRead More
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Did you let your favorite nephew Timmy use your computer during Thanksgiving to keep him busy and out of the way while you fried a turkey? That makes you an awesome uncle, but now that the family has left and you’re trying to do some Cyber Monday shopping, you notice Timmy has left your computer in an unrecognizable state. WhatRead More
 
Our favorite web services ask a lot of us these days, and it’s easy to lose track of what information we have allowed to be collected over time. Primarily due to their relationships with advertisers, Facebook and Google are the most likely candidates to know a lot about your demographics and interests. EVAN recommends the following two articles from CNBCRead More
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