Tips and Tricks in Columns

Kim's Opinion: Can you depend upon Alexa to call 911?

Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo tell you the weather, turn off the lights and order an Uber. Just don’t depend on them in a...
Columns November 9, 2018

Silence the political rants on your Facebook feed

Facebook didn’t start out as a political pulpit. If you turn to Facebook to relax and share recipes, photos and life updates with your...
Columns November 1, 2018

Kim's Opinion: Apps and tech to keep kids safe trick-or-treating on Halloween

Halloween can be a scary time for parents. You never know whats going to happen when you let those little ones out to go...
Columns October 30, 2018

Don’t get ripped off, check your internet speed

Many internet service providers make claims about how fast their internet speed is, and that can be really important when it comes to how...
Columns October 27, 2018

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...
Columns October 6, 2018

How to beat Google’s personalized ads

Google Ads make people nervous. The personalized ads follow you around the internet, pummeling you with images and links that reflect your recent activities...
Columns September 22, 2018

6 clever tricks Google users wish they knew sooner

Most Google users have no idea the full extent of their powers. To fully appreciate the (free) faculties at your fingertips, let’s dive into...
Columns August 25, 2018

3 iPhone life hacks every user will love

It’s “Digital Life Hacks Week” at Komando.com. A life hack is an insider secret to getting things done better and faster. Your iPhone is an...
Columns August 14, 2018

Emergency medical information on your child's phone

When an emergency arises, you don't want to be caught flat-footed without key information you need. This is all the more urgent when it's...
Columns August 13, 2018

Kim's Opinion: Why dating apps often fail

To quote an old boot-scootin' hit, maybe we're all "Lookin' for love in all the wrong places." Only now, decades after they first appeared,...
Columns August 9, 2018
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