Tips and Tricks in Columns

6 clever ways to end robotext spam messages before it’s too late

If you thought robocalls were annoying, get ready. Spammy text messages promising free gift cards, low credit card interest rates, debt relief services, or...
Columns August 24, 2019

10 incredibly useful things you didn’t know your iPhone could do

Remember when the iPhone was first released? We gazed into its sleek, glass surface and watched the screen adjust as we rotated the phone...
Columns August 10, 2019

You can be sued for posting a negative online review

Online reviews are a blessing and a curse. When they’re glowing, a single review can boost business and improve morale. A bad review can...
Columns July 27, 2019

7 things you didn’t know Google Search could do until now

Google is way more powerful than most people realize. Regular searches are helpful, but they don’t even scratch the surface of Google’s abilities. Sometimes,...
Columns July 20, 2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now

We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is...
Columns July 13, 2019

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again

Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills,...
Columns July 6, 2019

6 travel hacks you need to know for summer vacation

Summer has arrived, and millions of people will take time off and fly to exotic destinations around the world. They will seek out beaches,...
Columns June 22, 2019

20 everyday tasks that nobody does anymore

Daily necessities are vanishing one by one, thanks to new and efficient technology. Stamps, maps, and cookbooks still exist, but we hardly ever need...
Columns June 8, 2019

10 mistakes people make online

Ever click something in email or on the web and right afterward thought, “Boy, that was dumb.” You’re not alone. Every week on my...
Columns May 4, 2019

7 DIY tools for fixing Microsoft Windows

If your Windows computer is starting to show its age, chances are you've seen a fair share of issues. Whether you're trying to load...
Columns April 20, 2019
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