Got a couple of spreadsheets that you need to roll into one big file? Here are three ways to accomplish that goal.
If you have an Amazon Echo or a Google Home, then you have a device that is always listening to what is going on in your home. You can take measures to enhance your security and privacy, while still enjoying the benefits of these devices.
Okay, let's tell it like it is: Facebook is evil. The new "Protect" feature is actually designed to spy on how you use your smartphone.
I use Facebook only because members of my family communicate via Facebook almost exclusively. I do not use the Facebook app, however, opting for an alternative interface called Friendly.
My recommendation: If you have the Facebook app installed on your phone, uninstall it now. Use an app like Friendly (available for Android and iPhone), or use the Facebook mobile website at https://m.facebook.com/.
I'll repeat the central point of this article: Never, never, NEVER call the phone numbers listed in unexpected pop-ups claiming that your PC is infected or disabled. These pop-ups are ALWAYS scams.
Not all unwanted marketing emails come from Constant Contact or Mailchimp, but you can have those services block your email address from receiving anything they send. Do be careful, though -- you could accidentally block emails that you actually want.
If you use one of the consumer genetic tests, you are signing away the right to control how your genetic information is used -- forever. This can affect your employment, your insurance, and who knows what else?
Software can help protect you from online scams -- but the best protection comes from keeping your eyes open and being skeptical about what lands in your inbox.
The website for Rent-A-Geek went live yesterday!
It's basic, it's not a finished product, it's AT BEST a first draft. But it is an online presence....
I would appreciate any feedback you may have about the site, particularly as a marketing tool for Rent-A-Geek.
This is a pretty basic list of Internet scams, but it's never a bad idea to refresh your awareness of the various schemes that are out there.
Well, how about that? I had no idea that PC emulation on Android devices was this advanced. Check out ExaGear Strategies or ExaGear RPG to play old-school 90's PC games on your Android phone or tablet.
The newly discovered Meltdown and Spectre bugs affect the processor chips used in most computers. The only true defense will be to replace the chips, which is not practical for most folks. But if you use the Google Chrome browser, you can enable a defense that will at least afford some protection.
Spam sucks, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun with the spammers. Just forward that spam email (after stripping out any personal info) firstname.lastname@example.org, and watch the spammers waste time talking to a robot.
Has your PC been hit by ransomware? Never fear! A new joint venture between Europol and several antivirus companies offers tools to decrypt files encoded by several common types of ransomware.