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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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How To Use Your Smartphone To Detect Credit Card Skimmers

2017 may be the year of the credit card skimmer, which can be an upsetting discovery on your bank statement. But there is some help that uses the same technology that criminals use. It all comes down to how skimmers work. Skimmers copy your credit or debit card information when you slide it in a...
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Scammers Are Hoping You Are In The Christmas Spirit

The holidays generally put us in a good mood and it's also a time we might let our guard down and that's what scammers are hoping you'll do. A recent study found that 85% of those survey had received a least one phone call deemed as a scam call. While you're pretty savvy of picking them out, the...
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Phone Feature Will Alert You When Someone Else Is Looking At It

How can you tell if someone is looking at your phone? The new Google Pixel will alert you with a rainbow vomit picture! Google calls the feature an electronic screen protector and it will use the front-facing camera of the Google-Pixel phone, along with eye-detecting artificial intelligence to...
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Cheating Husband Causes Airplane To Make An Emergency Landing

Finding out your spouse is having an affair can make you angry enough to have an entire airplane diverted! A Qatar Airways flight was traveling from Doha to Bali when an unidentified woman decided to use her sleeping husband’s finger to unlock his mobile phone. What she found horrified her as the...
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Ware To Look On Your Phone To View All Your Subscriptions

You had a smartphone for years and over that time you may have purchased an app that incurs a monthly fee. Fortunately payment credentials registered with Apple or Google means you'll quickly be able to see if you are still being charged for them. However this doesn't always work if subscribed for...
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City Fines Walkers For Texting While Crossing The Street

Starting Wednesday (10/25/2017), walkers in Honolulu, Hawaii can be fined for walking across the street while texting, gaming or looking at your phone. The "Distracted WAlking" law is the firs of it's kind aims to curb teh highest rate of pedestrians hit by cars in the country as being distracted...
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