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Cellphones are a detriment to our kids’ health

We've told you before to be careful with how much you use a cellphone. There are real questions about their long-term safety, especially for younger…
Columns: Smartphones July 23, 2018
Scam

5 rules to avoid the #1 scam in America

If I asked you what the number 1 scam in America is right now, you might say phishing email scams, Facebook scams, Nigerian 419 scams,…
Columns: Security
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August 1, 2015

10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones revert to data plans. Everything buffers at the same time, ruining the momentum of your routine. There are plenty of reasons your Wi-Fi keeps slowing down that you need to know about.
Columns: Computers
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February 24, 2018
cybersecurity

Kim's Opinion: Cybersecurity and why we're our own worst enemy

When it comes to our personal safety with all our digital devices, most of us are our own worst enemy. Despite all the warnings, America is a nation of digital risk takers.
Columns: Security September 10, 2018

Note to lawmakers - Follow the path of Georgia and Washington state

Let's face it. Driving or riding in a vehicle is always a risk. The National Safety Council said that nearly 40,100 people died in 2017…
Columns: Future Tech July 2, 2018
Q&A

Q&A with Kim: Check your bank statement, hidden Windows settings, free alternative to MS Office and more

This week Kim answers questions about suspicious charges on a bank statement, a free alternative to Microsoft Office, and plenty more.
Columns: Q&A April 2, 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

Don’t fall for the latest fake check scams

Check fraud has been on the rise lately, perhaps because this antiquated monetary system isn’t as popular as it used to be, and recipients are less defensive than they used to be. Checks take longer to clear than cards and wire transfers, so victims often take more time to realize anything is wrong. But don't fall for these scams.
Columns: Money September 15, 2018

Kim's Opinion: Avoid this fake Apple scam spreading right now

Scams are getting more clever all the time. After all, crooks can't expect you to fall for the same trick all the time. So they make some updates to their best schemes. Here’s a scam alert, especially for all iPhone owners.
Columns: Security August 1, 2018

3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo

People used to dream about robot secretaries. Futurists imagined a world where computers obeyed our every command. When the Amazon Echo hit the market, that dream became a reality. But even as Echo wins over more fans, critics are still skeptical. Alexa is always listening. Our voices are recorded and stored. Owners worry that their Echo will be hacked, allowing strangers to hear our daily activities. Before you welcome Alexa into your life, consider some security settings.
Columns: Computers
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February 20, 2018
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