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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.

Don't fall for these tech support scams

Tech support fraud is surging. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) says it received around 11,000 complaints related to tech support fraud in 2017 with claimed losses nearing $15 million. Tech support scams can sneak in under many different guises, from a hijacked computer browser to a phone call or an email.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy July 14, 2018
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10 great apps for your Windows 10 tablet

Windows 10 supports apps, but what apps are there to get? Here are 10 you'll want to check out.
Tips: Laptops/Tablets/Computers December 18, 2015

Secure your Wi-Fi connection with this tech support team

Take a moment to think about the various devices you have connected to your Wi-Fi. For most, that includes smartphones, computers, laptops, smart TVs, and even smartwatches and smart home devices. Some of the data we store on these devices can be considered more valuable than the physical items in our homes, and the theft of this data can be devastating.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy August 10, 2018
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#1 scam on the increase

Phone scams are an old but growing threat. Find how to detect and avoid them before it's too late.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy
July 25, 2015

3 security programs that should be on every computer or laptop

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, and cause all kind of chaos. Malware, ransomware, and phishing attacks are just a few examples of threats that we need to be wary of. Scammers behind these attacks have no scruples and will use every tool in their playbook to find new victims.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy
June 5, 2018

Fight back: How to report an internet scam

Identity theft. Phishing scam. Spam. Malware. Sometimes the internet feels like the Wild West where you need to be ever vigilant about the world around you. We hear horror stories of internet fraud, as criminals come up with new and clever ways to steal your money.
Tips: Fraud/Security/Privacy October 19, 2017

Don't buy these gadgets even though they still work

In the tech world, software and hardware companies stop supporting their products after a certain number of years. Unfortunately, many people have no idea planned obsolescence is built in.
Tips: Laptops/Tablets/Computers
October 29, 2016

3 Windows 10 secrets you need to know

These three hidden features of Windows 10 are extremely helpful, and don’t require any external downloads!
Tips: Laptops/Tablets/Computers August 27, 2016
Tech support

True tales from tech support: The funniest 'issues' ever solved

Technology is complicated and can be confusing even for tech-savvy people. While that often leads to frustrating tech support calls, they can also be hilarious.
Tips: Tips/Tricks/Troubleshooting
September 25, 2017
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