Technology / Getting Online

  • The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing

      

    If you're using online tax-prep software to file your returns, I want you to be sure you don't do it over a public WiFi connection. Coffee shops and libraries are considerations for many...

  • 9 computer hacks you wish you knew sooner

      

    Any time you learn a new hack, whether it's for cleaning, organizing or saving money, it's like you instantly can't remember what life was like before you knew about that one simple...

  • Google rolls out 1GB Webpass in 6 new cities

      

    If you're ever lived in an apartment building where you were locked into a particular provider for Internet, Google has another solution for you. Their Webpass service is expanding to six...

  • Spora: The new ransomware that hijacks your computer

      

    A new variation of ransomware has been turned loose and it's even more capable of locking up your computer from the moment of first entry. Read more: Top 10 scams coming after your...

  • Is too much technology turning your kid into a digital drug addict? Expert thinks so

      

    When it comes to digital technology, how much is too much for young children? Kids are getting cell phones, tablets, laptops, Xboxes, and other digital technology at a younger and younger age....

  • Google offers new solution for simple and secure wireless at home or office

      

    Having trouble with your Wi-Fi signal at your home or business? Google has a new solution for you! Read more: 4 apps that could save your life in an emergency Introducing "Google...

  • Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide

      

    Protect Your Computer Malware (short for malicious software) is software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer without your consent. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan...

  • Google bans ads for payday loans

      

    Google is banning ads for payday loans and related products, the company said today in a statement. Effective July 13, , Google will not display ads for loans that...

  • Google Fiber bringing free Internet to low-income housing

      

    Google is committed to helping everyone get connected. As a part of the White House's ConnectHome initiative, President Obama, with the help of Google, promised to connect...

  • Which tablet is right for a kid?

      

    Your child wants a tablet for games and school work. What's the best deal out there in the marketplace? Picking the right tablet for a child There's a full-featured tablet called the...

  • Fake hotspots that look like legit public Wi-Fi

      

    There are some things you should never do on public Wi-Fi. Here’s why.

  • Fast Internet connection adds $5,000 to your home's value

      

    When you go to buy a home, a new study shows you'll pay substantially more for that home if it has access to very fast Internet. What's been called "the digital divide" is...

  • Free and cheap tools to safely store all your passwords in one place

      

    Criminals are finding more and more ways to tap into all sorts of websites, including social media accounts, in order to steal people's identity, information and...

  • Making Internet Privacy Easy

      

    Are you concerned with all the discussion about online tracking by the government and private industry? There are some simple steps you can take to limit it. The use of cookies to track your...

  • Free Websites for Small Businesses

      

    If you're a small business owner, it's easier than you may have heard to establish a web presence. Google will help you get your small business up online After launching the Get Your Business...