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Parents: Beware of the Momo Challenge for your Kids

February 28th, 2019 by

The Momo challenge is potentially life-threatening and you should make sure your kids steer clear of it. Scary, frightening… a lot of goose bumps appear when thinking about how terrifying its effects could be. The image itself of Momo is really disturbing. It’s of a bug-eyed girl with matted hair and wraithlike limbs. a Japanese…

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Do I Need a VPN to Block Hackers?

January 22nd, 2019 by

First of all, let’s talk about what a VPN is. A VPN creates a virtual encrypted network between you and a remote server. What happens is that your internet traffic is re-routed through this virtual tunnel. You are now issued a new IP address of the VPN server. What does this mean? A possible hacker…

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When to DIY computer fix and when not to.

January 7th, 2019 by

Not sure if you’re up to the task for your own DIY computer fix? Here’s when to do it on your own. And then there’s the list when you should leave it to the real techs. We’ve had tons of DIY’ers come to us, heads down, all embarrassed with their failed DIY attempts, asking for…

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Best Alexa Commands to Use Today

October 30th, 2018 by

I’m a huge fan of Alexa.  Why buy a subscription to a music channel or pay for an album when you can just have current music playing all the time.  Sure, you’ll have to pay Amazon’s annual or monthly rate to get whatever song you’ll like.  But, it’s a lot cheaper and more convenient than…