Are you sitting at your desk? Go ahead, reach down, and open your desk drawer. You know the one. It’s the drawer that holds a couple outdated cellphones, a tangle of paper clips, and mystery cables from long-gone devices. You probably have a small herd of USB flash drives in there, forgotten, unused and unloved. It’s time to give them purpose and a new lease on their electronic lives.
Robocalls aren't just annoying anymore, they can be downright malicious. With scammers trying to rip us off or steal our identity, you need to be on the lookout. My philosophy is, it's better to be safe than sorry. That's why you need this government tool to stop those troublesome robocalls.
Phishing scams have been running rampant in recent weeks, all too often taking hundreds of thousands of innocent victims to the cleaners and leaving them red-faced and with little to no money left in the bank. In order to stay protected from these seriously scary scams, you need to know what to look for.
Anyone who uses a computer has probably experienced this one time or another, a PC or Mac that seems to bog down over time. Your programs open sluggishly, web browsing seems pokey, apps are lagging and your computer startup time is worse than ever. But before you throw your computer out to the nearest recycle bin, I have some troubleshooting ideas.
You can find Alexa in several Amazon products such as the Echo, Dot and Tap, with around 20,000 available "skills." When combined with Amazon Prime, Alexa can provide a futuristic shopping experience along with some phenomenal deals. The problem is, many people don't even know everything they get with these features.
Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting questions to highlight is the best part of my job. This week, I received questions about finding the best Amazon Echos, the art of foreclosed house hunting, erotic emojis and what they mean, and more. Do you have a question you'd like to ask me?