Tablets in Columns

Q&A with Kim: Nosy smart TVs, scanning receipts, debit card hijackers, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about all things digital. This week, I'm covering new ATM skimmers, keeping track of...
Columns February 3, 2017

Protect your phone from secret spyware

All day long, your phone is churning private data through its circuitry, and if criminals can break into your phone, they can steal all...
Columns December 31, 2016

5 things you didn’t know your tablet can do

It’s hard to believe the first iPad was released in 2010. We use tablets for entertainment, work, and even to pay for a mocha...
Columns December 17, 2016

5 unexpected ways your tablet can make your life easier

Here's the scenario: You open that rectangular present sitting under the Christmas tree. One whiff of that new tablet smell and you know it’s...
Columns November 28, 2016

3 surprising uses for old tech

Faster! Bigger! Thinner! Breakthrough! Tech companies use words like these to get you to upgrade to their latest products. But what can you do...
Columns May 14, 2016

3 Facebook annoyances you can stop right now

Facebook is a classic “love-hate” relationship. Love the communication with family and friends. Hate all the nonsense clogging up the news feed. Fortunately, there...
Columns February 13, 2016

Stop stores and airports from tracking your movements

Did you know that for several months Wal-Mart tested a facial recognition system that can pick an individual out of a crowd and track...
Columns November 28, 2015

7 worst apps that violate your privacy

When you're browsing through the millions of apps available from the Apple and Android app stores, you'll notice that close to 98% of them...
Columns September 12, 2015

3 ways to free up space on your smartphone or tablet

You're in the park with your family and one of the kids does something unbelievably cute. You quickly grab your smartphone to take a...
Columns March 28, 2015

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new gadget always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old smartphone or tablet taking up space....
Columns February 14, 2015

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are millions of apps available, but most of them are duds. Here are five that will make you say "Wow!"
Columns November 29, 2014

5 apps that will make you say 'Wow!'

Looking for new apps to really make your smartphone or tablet shine? These must-have apps will make you say, "Wow!"
Columns August 16, 2014

5 tips to extend your smartphone or tablet's battery

Does your smartphone or tablet always die at the worst possible time? Find out how to extend your battery life.
Columns July 13, 2014

Can the NSA spy on your phone when it's turned off?

The NSA could have an app that's spying on everything you do. Even turning your phone off won't stop it. What will?
Columns June 15, 2014

Why you don't need a computer

Thinking about a new computer? You might want to buy this alternative that more and more people are using.
Columns June 7, 2014