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Best streaming boxes for getting the shows and movies you want

At this point, it seems that streaming movies and TV shows is just so much simpler and more convenient than cable. You can watch whatever you want, whenever you want right from the comfort of your couch. But, there are just so many streaming devices that it can be difficult to know which one is the best. The good thing is, there are quite a few great ones out there. I can show you the best ones to buy today.
Columns: Home Entertainment November 10, 2018

How to fix it when sites show you the wrong ads and recommendations

"You might also like…" This mantra is spread all over the internet because different services always recommend new things: songs, books, articles, movies, even boots and bed frames. Ads and suggestions seemingly follow you everywhere, but online providers can never know you as well as you know yourself. Here's how to take control and ensure you're getting suggestions you really want.
Columns: Computers June 25, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Bitcoin, Net Neutrality, Mounting TVs, and More

I receive so many questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Answering your questions is the best part of my job. This week, I address questions about what Bitcoin is, my take on net neutrality, the best way to mount TVs, and more.
Columns: Q&A December 24, 2017

Best streaming service: Netflix vs. Vudu vs. Amazon Prime vs. Hulu

When you’re picking a streaming video service, so many questions pop up: how much does it cost? What movies does it have? Can you find current episodes of your favorite TV show, or are they all from past seasons? Is there an app, and how well does it work? The list goes on and on.
Columns: Home Entertainment
July 7, 2018
Netflix tricks

3 handy Netflix tricks you'll use time and time again

It’s summer and that means more Netflix movies and shows to enjoy. To help you get the most out of your Netflix membership, I put together three tips and tricks that will help you avoid the annoying buffering message, get better speeds, and find things that you really want to watch.
Columns: Tips and Tricks
June 14, 2016

Facebook Live: How to broadcast like a pro

Taking selfies is out. Live-stream is the new way to express yourself and show the world what’s going on in your life. Using a smartphone…
Columns: Tips and Tricks October 8, 2016

Amazon price guide, protecting Your DNA, the best smart speakers, and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting questions to highlight is the best part of my job. This week, I received questions about the lowest prices on Amazon, DNA database privacy, smart speaker buying advice and more. 
Columns: Q&A December 8, 2018

Quick ways to stop phone snoops in their tracks

Your life is on your phone. It has a record of everyone you talk to or message with. It has your browsing history, your emails, your banking app and your photos. At any given moment, you are only one passcode away from spilling all your private information. That's why it's critical you know how to keep it completely secure.
Columns: Security March 10, 2018

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

6 pro Alexa skills you’ll use every day

Alexa is no longer "new." The smart-tech revolution is now in full swing, and Amazon Echo is at the heart of it. According to Edison Research, nearly 40 million people own voice-activated speakers, which is about 1 in 6 U.S. adults. Now it's time to see what Alexa can really do. Most users know how to select songs and search the internet for information. These skills are handy, but they're only the tip of the digital iceberg.
Columns: Tips and Tricks
October 6, 2018
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