Tablets in Columns

How to keep mooches and spies off your Wi-Fi network and out of your files

People love to mooch Wi-Fi. They don’t mean any harm. They just find an unprotected signal and sign on. Why not? It’s free, and...
Columns April 2, 2018

9 handy things you probably don’t know Netflix can do

The end of the year is the time when we count our blessings: family, friends, and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 per...
Columns March 17, 2018

It's National Password Day! 7 steps for crafting the perfect password

If someone figures out the password to your email, you’re in trouble. Bank account? Even worse. Once hackers access your personal information, they can...
Columns March 15, 2018

16 Windows 10 tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost...
Columns January 20, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Eavesdropping Echo, flammable laptops, switching to Android, fending off ransomware, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns January 14, 2018

20 handy things you didn’t know Google Photos can do

Like most Google services, Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, organize, and share your thousands of images. Most impressive of all,...
Columns January 13, 2018

3 ways to start your year with a digital clean slate

Here’s a New Year’s resolution for 2018: de-clutter your digital history. Your computer stores a huge amount of browsing data, and in places you...
Columns December 9, 2017

5 security mistakes you’re probably making

You don’t think about your car until you get a flat. You don’t appreciate your phone until the screen cracks. Cybersecurity is something you...
Columns December 7, 2017

6 steps for organizing your messy photo library

Using the most basic digital or smartphone camera, you can shoot thousands of photos, dump them onto a computer, and then shoot thousands more....
Columns October 14, 2017

5 things you didn’t know your tablet can do

It’s hard to believe the first iPad was released in 2010. We use tablets for entertainment, work, and even to pay for a mocha...
Columns October 1, 2017
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