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How to block potentially harmful programs with Windows Defender Antivirus

The digital world can be a scary place. There are cybercriminals from every corner of the world looking to steal our credentials, rip us off,…
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy August 20, 2018

3 biggest security threats for Android users today

Every week we hear about dozens of new online security threats. If you want to stay safe, it's not enough anymore to install antivirus on your personal computer. Android smartphones and tablets are susceptible to the same threats, so you have to be careful. Right now, there are three big security issues all Android users should know about.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy December 6, 2016

Leaked malware threatening Windows users everywhere

This is bad news! Malware used by the NSA to hack into computers has been leaked, and threatens to wreak havoc on Windows users around the world. More than a billion people use this popular operating system from Microsoft, and they're all vulnerable if this malware falls into the wrong hands. Is there anything you can do to protect yourself?

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…
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March 19, 2017

21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence. She has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, she’ll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather than the name of the device itself, Amazon Echo. For many owners, Alexa is more than a mere virtual assistant; she has become something like a domestic companion, a Rosie or R2-D2 that can also order takeout.
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June 2, 2018

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.
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Huge Black Friday sale on Newegg

The countdown to Black Friday is officially on. Here on Komando.com, we've been telling you about some serious Black Friday deals all week. And we…
Happening Now: Technology November 21, 2015

Sponsored: Hearing is believing!

So you just bought a new flat screen TV and are about to settle down to watch that latest blockbuster movie you've been raring to see at home. But there's a problem - your TV's sound is so frustratingly inconsistent! You probably hear this all too often. In one scene, spoken words sound so soft that you can't help but turn your TV's volume up. Then without warning, a big action scene comes up with all the loud sound effects and a musical score that rattles every wall in your house. Thankfully, here's a little gizmo that can solve your TV dialog and volume issues, even when you're using external audio hardware.

More and more doctors share patients' info online

Plenty of professionals use Facebook to vent about their job. But what happens when your job is treating people's private illnesses? Would you be surprised…
Happening Now January 16, 2014
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Microsoft releases a new Surface 2 tablet with 4G LTE

Microsoft's Surface honcho Panos Panay announced a new Surface 2 tablet with 4G LTE built in.
Happening Now March 17, 2014
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