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7 Alexa secrets you didn’t know you needed

We have a love-hate relationship with Alexa. On the one hand, you do exactly what we ask you to do. On the other, you're...
Tips August 17, 2019

Kim's Take: A frightening hack of a home security system

Imagine you’re watching TV. Suddenly, you hear a loud squawking alert in your home warning that North Korea has just launched ballistic missiles and is attacking...
Columns January 23, 2019

Emergency 911 services knocked out due to this ISP's massive data outage

If you are having issues connecting to emergency services or even getting internet, cable or phone access, you are not the only one. One...
Happening Now December 28, 2018

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

Android users have a new 911 emergency location service

How did we ever live before the invention of smartphones? They are such a big part of our lives now and in such a...
Happening Now September 23, 2018

How to make free phone calls, even on your tablet

Tired of burning mobile minutes or paying for long distance phone calls? If you’re on a limited plan or just want to save money,...
Tips August 29, 2018

How to make Alexa call 911

If you have any Amazon Alexa-connected devices, you already know how helpful they can be. You might even have a few around the house,...
Tips July 30, 2018

Apple to let 911 calls share life-saving info

I'm always singing the praises of smartphone technology and with good reason. These handy gadgets have opened a world of possibilities that you probably...
Happening Now June 18, 2018

Uber's new safety feature could save you in an emergency

As safe as everyone may want it to be, there is an inherent danger in using a ride-sharing app like Uber. Despite all the...
Happening Now May 30, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Have Alexa call 911, find duplicate photos, protect your router, 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 April 14, 2018
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