Wearable technology had a big year in 2015. Fitbits, Apple Watches and Samsung’s Gear 2 are just three heavy contenders fighting to be wrapped around your wrist. While most of these smart watches monitor your heart rate, how many steps you’ve taken and alert you of your exercise goals, you can also send voice to text messages and emails through Gear 2 and Apple Watch, among others. Continue reading →
Happy holidays! This season, spend time with loved ones, be merry and check your financial statements regularly. Many fraud prevention companies will be looking at identity fraud with a new lens this upcoming year. With the introduction of chip and pin cards, it will be harder for fraudulent in-person purchases to be made. However, it is estimated that there will be much more online identity theft.
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Earlier this year, a writer from Wired participated in an experiment with two hackers. In it, they were able to remotely access his Jeep Cherokee, change his radio stations, use his windshield wipers, and even cut off his acceleration. Continue reading →
If you have Windows, you know what the "blue screen of death" or BSOD is. This is usually caused by severe hardware issues with the computer's driver software. The blue screen can have horrible and frustrating effects, such as data loss and the computer failing to restart properly. Continue reading →
Almost daily, we provide our social media viewers with tips & tricks for technology and computer care. We've bundled up a few of them here, but please make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get your daily dose!
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Our Chief Nerd Jim just got back from the Boys & Girls Club National Convention in Chicago. While there, he received the prestigious W. Clement Stone Award for his exceptional performance and service in the community. Continue reading →