Other stories about Safety

Laptops and a vacation emergency

It’s time for vacation, lounging around the pool and enjoying the weather. But it’s always time to be careful around your electronic devices. Technology...
Columns July 2, 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

You won't believe Facebook's secret rules for removing posts

Over time, Facebook transformed from being a place to just post a profile of yourself to a site where you can share thoughts and...
Happening Now April 25, 2018

Cybercriminals secretly use your Chrome extensions to steal from you

Be careful! Cybercriminals are using web browser extensions to secretly use your computer for their own financial gain. One problem with extensions is, once...
Tips April 12, 2018

Ouch! 8 ways technology is hurting our bodies

You feel a hitch in your thumb, a tingle in your elbow, or a dull thrumming behind your eyes. These symptoms have a lot...
Tips February 21, 2018

Google's most useful security settings

Companies like Google are constantly upgrading the security of their platforms. After all, the last thing most of us need is to discover that...
Tips February 8, 2018

How Google's Trusted Contacts can help you in an emergency

A massive storm has arrived. There’s a power outage. Your teenager is off somewhere with friends and you’re worried. You check your smartphone, open...
Tips October 3, 2017

3 ways to check out your neighbors

You can live next to people for years and never get to know them. Who are they? What are they doing, just beyond that...
Columns September 26, 2017

The most dangerous things you can do with your smartphone

Modern life is filled with technology horror stories and cautionary tales, and quite a few of them revolve around our phones. If you're not...
Tips September 18, 2017

Over 260K iPhone cases recalled for dangerous chemicals that burn skin

Your cellphone case keeps your gadget safe from drops and spills, but what about your skin? If you, or anyone you know, is using...
Happening Now August 2, 2017

3 ways to keep your kids safe online

The internet is filled with tons of information, but there are several gutters that are easy to slip into. It's hard enough for adults...
Tips July 15, 2017

Facebook introducing security feature that's absolutely essential

Finally! As fake Facebook profiles have been skyrocketing out of control, soon there will be something you can do about it. You have to...
Happening Now June 23, 2017

How to turn your phone into a body cam

Whether you're planning to go on a walk or stopping at the convenience store on your way home, you never know when trouble could...
Tips June 17, 2017

Dad shot dead after answering Facebook ad offering a dog

The birth of the internet has spawned one of the greatest conveniences in life. Online shopping. Unfortunately, there have been some horrifying stories resulting...
Happening Now June 13, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Protect Your Business Against Ransomware, Advertising to Specific Places and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about local weather forecasts, how to unsend emails and...
Columns May 20, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Meshing your Wi-Fi network, Taking control of Autocorrect and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about mesh Wi-Fi networks, taking control of Autocorrect and...
Columns May 13, 2017

One app all Google users need in an emergency

What would happen if you were in an emergency? What if you couldn't access your phone to call for help? I hope it never...
Happening Now December 5, 2016

Warning! 350,000 vehicles recalled for dangerous brake issue

Losing control of your car is very scary! If you're driving one of these cars you're taking that risk. This brake issue could cause...
Happening Now October 15, 2016

Sponsor: 5 safety tips for living by yourself

Living on your own comes with a lot of perks, but safety is something that's always on your mind. That's why I've put together...
Tips September 30, 2016

How to disable web browser tracking

Keep yourself secure when browsing the internet by disabling your browser’s tracking features.
Tips August 10, 2016
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