The Data Doctors

The Data Doctors provide WTOP listeners with daily tips that are easy to understand and that will help you manage the growing number of technology devices that you use every day. The Data Doctors - Ken Colburn and Brandon Disney - promise no "geek speak!" They speak YOUR language and have been helping people with technology since 1988. Now you can benefit from their wealth of practical knowledge on weekdays at 1:41 p.m. on WTOP and WTOP.com.

The Data Doctors' reports re-air Saturdays at 3:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 6:40 p.m. and 7:40 p.m.

Put context to your contacts

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Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 08:28am EST

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Download detailed maps, even without Internet

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Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:01am EST

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Make it easier to delete old photos

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Monday - 12/15/2014, 08:46am EST

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Get weather forecast tailored for your plans

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Friday - 12/12/2014, 10:48am EST

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Alltrails.com for your hiking guide

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Friday - 12/05/2014, 10:00am EST

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Column: Is it safer to shop online than in-store?

With all the recent breaches at major retailers, some might wonder if shopping online is actually safer than in brick and mortar stores.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 03:08am EST

Monitor unauthorized sign-ins

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Thursday - 12/04/2014, 08:53am EST

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No scripts for Firefox browser

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Thursday - 12/04/2014, 08:30am EST

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Charge blocking: The juice jack defender

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Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 08:26am EST

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What is juice jacking?

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Monday - 12/01/2014, 08:13am EST

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Column: Is someone spying on me?

Data Doctors' Ken Colburn details the use of the Detekt tool and whether it is safe to use for consumers.

Thursday - 11/27/2014, 10:51am EST

Tips for controlling what kids see online

Parents often worry what their children see online. Ken Colburn of the Data Doctors has suggestions for controlling what kids can access.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 02:31am EST

Comparison shop on desktop and mobile

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Thursday - 11/20/2014, 09:17am EST

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Column: Mac attacks -- Is it time for antivirus software?

With all the recent news about Apple security holes and issues, is it time to install antivirus software on Mac laptops? Ken Colburn, of the Data Doctors, has the answer.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 05:08am EST

How your webcam password exposes you to danger

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Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 09:59am EST

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Apple threat 'Wirelurker' taken down, but...

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Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 09:57am EST

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How to browse the Internet when Wi-Fi stinks

Data Doctors' Ken Colburn has tips on browsing the web when the wireless network is less than speedy.

Monday - 11/10/2014, 04:28am EST

Turn smartphone into camera that can see in the dark

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Monday - 11/03/2014, 08:27am EST

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Social Rank: Smarter Twitter interactions

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Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:16am EDT

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Is your computer a zombie soldier?

Denial of service attacks can make it nearly impossible to reach a website. Data Doctors' Ken Colburn has tips to keep your web traffic flowiing.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 03:06am EDT
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