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10 Amazon Echo commands you have to try

Have you joined the "smart home” revolution yet? One of the centerpieces of a smart home is Alexa and her many talents. If you already have an Echo, or better yet, multiple Amazon Echos around your house, there are useful features that you probably haven’t tried yet.
Happening Now: Amazon November 4, 2017

Amazon Alexa commands you should be using

Are you like millions of others who are turning their place into a "smart home?" This, of course, means a home that is equipped with electronic…
Cool Sites: general interest
March 19, 2017

Thanks, Google! Now your phone can listen in on you almost all the time

Someone's listening. Google's "always-on" technology will now be available on all Android gadgets.
Happening Now: New Technology June 27, 2014

10 Commandments for Kids Online

Gadgets, phones and the Internet can be used in unsafe ways. I am making this agreement with my parents to help keep me, my family…
August 2, 2013

The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

No matter how many Amazon Echo commercials you see, it takes a little time to adjust to Alexa. Putting a virtual assistant in your home signals a change in lifestyle, sort of like adopting a puppy. There will be a lot of trial-and-error, but once you find your rhythm, you’ll forget what life was like without her.
Columns: general interest
December 23, 2017

Best Siri commands you need to know

We all know that Siri can help with directions. But, if that's all you're using Apple's virtual assistant for, you're only scratching the surface of what she's capable of. From practical skills that help you get things done quickly, to funny responses that will make you laugh, these Siri commands will help you get more out of the program.
Tips: Smartphones
October 4, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Essential Windows apps, secret Alexa commands, and more

In my weekly Q&A, I answer my listeners' most important questions. Learn how to test your system for security holes, alternatives to Microsoft Office, tasks Alexa can do for you and so much more.
Columns: general interest July 15, 2017

This dog fetches his brother

Some of the tricks we are able to teach our pets are amazing. Watch this adorable pooch fetch his brother on command.

Yikes! Don't do this - Web host accidentally deletes 1,500 sites with one keystroke

Don't do this! With one simple keystroke, a man deleted more than 1,500 websites. Poof, they're gone. Here's the one thing you can do to ensure no one deletes your precious memories and important documents.

The secret power in your Android gadgets

Voice-controlled technology is all the rage now, used in everything from smartphones to computers to cars. And it's no wonder. What could be easier than…
Tips: Smartphones May 19, 2015
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