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What To Do About Meltdown and Spectre

By now you've learned that virtually every single computer you own has two major design flaws that send shivers down your spine. The two bugs were discovered by researchers from Google's Project Zero team whose job is to test security and flaws. The two issues have names. Meltdown, which breaks...
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Resolve To Use Your Smart Phone Less In 2018

The struggle is real! The average person checks their phone at least 85 times a day! So if your New Year resolution is to break the electronic device habit, then we can help with some suggestions. Set your phone to grayscale. Instructions are simple enough and usually are in the settings and...
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Price Predictions For 2018

It's hard to believe that 2018 is less than two weeks way and while we can't gaze into the future the web site DealNews did a roundup of items that ae projected to cost more in the New Year. Items that will cost you more cash are smartphones, with the latest Apple iPhone costing $999 the Google...
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Tools To Help You Permanently Delete Old Social Media Updates

While Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are fun ways to keep in touch with friends and family, watch cat videos and even catch up on news, more employers are doing background checks on current and future employees. So an embarrassing tweet from 2010, Facebook rant from 2014 or the drunk Instagram...
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Apple Creates Support YouTube Channel

One of the biggest compliments and complaints are hoe to use Apple products. While Apple has ranked at or near the top of the Consumer Reports list of the most consumer-friendly personal computer manufacturers, with employees at Apple retail stores often cited for their knowledge and ability to...
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Your Phone Is 10 Times Dirtier Than Your Toilet

Just how dirty is your cell phone? About 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat! Our obsession with these devices means that our hands are touching it about 47 times a day. Each time we touch it, it gives plenty of opportunities for microorganisms to move from your fingers to your phone. A recent...
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When Was The Last Time You Cleaned Your Earbuds?

As often as you use earbuds there's a good chance you haven't clean them and that could lead to ear infections, ear fungus, pimples and boils. Studies have shown that earbuds cause an 11-fold increase in bacteria in the ears because besides going in your ear, earbuds linger on workout benches,...
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City To Fine Pedestrians Who Use Mobile Devices While Crossing Street

Four in ten of us admit to injuring themselves while texting or viewing their mobile device while walking resulting in more than 11,000 injuries blamed on phone-related distraction while walking between 2000 and 2011. It's prompted the city of Honolulu, Hawaii to begin fining people for using their...
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Personal Devices Are Costing Companies Nearly Five Hours A Week In Lost Productivity

Could you image life without your smart phone? It seems our love affair with our personal devices is interfering with our jobs. A survey of professionals by staffing firm OfficeTeam found that we waste an average of 56 minutes a day using their mobile devices for non-work activities in the office...
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