Category: Toys

Just hang up on scams

Just hang up on scams

Had a phone call this morning (caller  id was 510-943-3040) telling me that there are problems with my computer and asking me to turn it on and hook up to the internet.  When I...

Securely deleting flash media

Securely deleting flash media

How can I securely erase the data from a flash drive or camera card? – Morris Erasing electronically stored data in a manner that makes it unrecoverable requires much more than simply using the...

Take Facebook fee rumors lightly

Take Facebook fee rumors lightly

I heard Facebook is going to start charging business pages a fee. Is this just a rumor? – Nancy With the recent high-profile IPO of Facebook, there are a lot of rumors and speculation...

Printers and personal info

Printers and personal info

I have an old HP scanner/fax/printer. Is it true that it stores your personal info inside somewhere and you should remove it before getting rid of it? I called HP and they denied that....

Smartphone viruses on the rise

Smartphone viruses on the rise

Can my Android smartphone really get a virus from the Internet? – Joel The popularity of smartphones and tablets combined with the high rate of daily usage has made them an obvious target for...

Speeding up Firefox

Speeding up Firefox

About a year ago, I heard you guys mention having a couple of browsers on a computer, so I installed Firefox. My Web browsing has gotten horribly slow these days. By the way, I installed Chrome...

Location information from photos

Location information from photos

Is it true that if I post a picture from my smartphone on Facebook it will show where I took the picture? – Candice Facebook’s new timeline makeover includes a map section that can...

My e-mail account is sending spam!

My e-mail account is sending spam!

I have had people tell me they have been receiving spam e-mail from me. I have changed the password for my account and the spam is still being sent from my account. Do you...

Tools for awesome timeline covers

Tools for awesome timeline covers

I’m trying to get a decent image uploaded to my Facebook Timeline, but it’s so wide nothing is fitting the way I want it to … any suggestions? – Carey Facebook’s Timeline, which became...

Tools and tips for tweeting

Tools and tips for tweeting

TECHNOLOGY By Ken Colburn I attended your Twitter for Business 101 workshop and you mentioned tools that help you understand the best time to post tweets. What are they and how do they work?...