Category: Toys

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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?...