Tips and Tricks in Columns

Q&A with Kim: Keep information private, filing taxes online and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about filing taxes online, giving new life to an...
Columns March 4, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Finding the best airfare, Netflix secret codes and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm explaining how to mute the microphone on all of your...
Columns February 25, 2017

5 tech myths you should stop believing

Like the old wives’ tale advising you not to go outside with wet hair or else you’ll catch a cold, everyday gadgets come with...
Columns February 25, 2017

Q&A With Kim: Detecting smartphone viruses, Unusual cooking utensils, Preventing Windows 10 harvesting 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 February 11, 2017

3 router tweaks to speed up your Wi-Fi

Slow Wi-Fi is the worst. First your email won’t refresh. Your movie freezes in mid-scene. Your new app is stuck in downloading limbo. Many...
Columns February 11, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Nosy smart TVs, scanning receipts, debit card hijackers, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about all things digital. This week, I'm covering new ATM skimmers, keeping track of...
Columns February 3, 2017

5 tech things that are a waste of money

Cleaning out an old drawer, I recently unearthed a floppy disk. I blew off the dust and smiled at the little plastic square, wondering...
Columns January 28, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Fixing common Wi-Fi problems, secret Amazon Echo commands and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about all things digital. This week, I'm covering easy fixes for Wi-Fi problems, Amazon...
Columns January 27, 2017

Keep an eye on your teen’s texting and know the secret lingo

All good parents shudder at the thought of their children being solicited by a sexual predator. Teens aren’t known for their discretion, and “sexting”...
Columns January 21, 2017

7 unexpected Amazon Alexa abilities

When Amazon's Echo first hit the market, it was basically just a voice-operated speaker. Now it's better than ever, but a lot of people...
Columns January 14, 2017