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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

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
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July 7, 2018

The private information we happily give away each day

America’s relationship with big tech defies logic. We blame big tech for the disappearance of our personal privacy. Yet, every day, we think nothing of giving…
Columns: Security July 11, 2018

Safe Online Banking, Smart Homes, New WPA3, Eye-Friendly Screens 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 safe online banking and how secure it really is, how to “smarten up” your home with smart devices, new WPA3 upgrades and how they would affect your computer, eye-friendly screens for reading and more.
Columns: Q&A July 14, 2018
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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
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June 14, 2016

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

3 new online marketplaces better than Craigslist

Once upon a time, Craigslist was a great idea. Post classified ads for free! Meet cool singles! Craigslist was stripped-down and straightforward. You could throw up text and photos, then take them down whenever you wanted. You didn't even have to post your email address. Thirty years later, Craigslist is a ghost of its former self. As goes the internet, new marketplaces keep opening up, and I’ve been very pleased with many of these alternatives.
Columns: Buying Advice
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July 14, 2018

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
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5 Amazon Prime perks you really don't want to miss

Amazon is one the largest retailers in the world with a market value of more than $250 billion. People love it! Whether it's the convenience, deals, selection, delivery time or all of the above, people keep buying and buying. That's one reason many of us sign up for the $99-a-year Amazon Prime, which offers free two-day delivery for most items. But, free delivery isn't Prime's only perk, far from it.
Columns: Buying Advice April 9, 2016

Anonymous Browsing, Converting Slides, Mosquito-Repelling Apps, 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 how to browse online anonymously, what the easiest way is to convert slides to digital, whether or not mosquito-repelling apps really work, and more.
Columns: Q&A June 23, 2018
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