Tips and Tricks in Columns

Q&A with Kim: Apple Wallet, Craigslist alternatives, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about smartphone payments, alternatives to Craigslist, nanny cams and...
Columns June 17, 2017

How to delete yourself from the internet

With all the data breaches and identity theft looming on the internet, we are always reading a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. And what...
Columns June 17, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Print cartridges and the Supreme Court, Baby gadgets and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns June 10, 2017

7 amazing things your smartphone’s camera can do

Camera phones are changing the landscape of photography. Professionals are using their smartphones in place of hefty DSLRs, and indie filmmakers are shooting everything...
Columns June 10, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Remotely Track Your Pet, Road Trip Distractions, Keeping a (Hidden) Eye on the Home Front and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. This week, I received questions...
Columns June 3, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Card skimmers, government internet credits and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about card skimmers, government internet credits and more. Do...
Columns May 27, 2017

5 ways to test your computer’s security

The moment you log onto the internet, your computer starts its game of Russian Roulette. That may sound bleak, but it’s true. Your personal...
Columns May 27, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Protect Your Business Against Ransomware, Advertising to Specific Places and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about local weather forecasts, how to unsend emails and...
Columns May 20, 2017

7 Facebook tips for power users

Facebook has become more than just a virtual lounge for hanging out with family and friends. People can now create groups, do business, create...
Columns May 20, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Meshing your Wi-Fi network, Taking control of Autocorrect and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about mesh Wi-Fi networks, taking control of Autocorrect and...
Columns May 13, 2017

Free alternatives to Microsoft Word, Photoshop, and more

For years, people have grumbled about the price of software. Adobe products have always been expensive and Microsoft Office is a staple for computers...
Columns May 13, 2017

7 simple ways to save money online

You probably remember that problem from high school math class: If you saved $5 a day and invested it at a nominal interest rate,...
Columns May 6, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Track the solar eclipse, Extra cash for teachers, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about tracking the 2017 solar eclipse, extra cash for...
Columns April 29, 2017

10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, bite-sized, and gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play,...
Columns April 22, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Marketing on social media, Buying a smart TV, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about marketing on social media, buying a smart TV,...
Columns April 15, 2017

How to listen to everything Amazon Echo has ever heard

If you own an Amazon Echo, you probably know its strange secret. On the upside, this amazing technology puts instant information a voice command...
Columns April 15, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Monitoring kids' cellphone activity, Make money online, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about about making money online, which iPhone to buy,...
Columns April 8, 2017

How to tell if your phone or tablet has a virus

Long before ransomware and large-scale hacks became everyday problems, viruses were crawling into our desktops and infecting our screens. These days, smartphones and tablets...
Columns April 8, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Unclaimed money, old-fashioned phones, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about finding unclaimed money, old-fashioned phones, and more. Do...
Columns April 1, 2017

3 ways to search the web without Google tracking you

“Google” has become synonymous with “finding information.” But even the mighty Google has its drawbacks, especially if you value your privacy. The world’s most...
Columns April 1, 2017
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