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  • Data Doctors: What to consider before cutting your cable cord

    WASHINGTON — A fed-up cable and Internet consumer recently wrote Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn to ask for his advice on “cutting the cord.” I am currently fed up with my Internet and cable provider. I…

  • Why your web surfing will get faster within weeks

    WASHINGTON — Surfing the web is about to get noticeably faster, with the biggest overhaul to how browsers connect to the web since 1999. Most people have no idea what Hypertext Transfer Protocol is, but…

  • Column: Understanding the new FAA drone regulations

    Q: Do the new FAA regulations mean I can finally use a drone in my real estate business soon? A: The Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday unveiled its proposed regulation for “unmanned aircraft systems” (UAS),…

  • Tips for proper disposal of old tech

    PHOENIX – Q: Where can I take my old electronics for proper recycling? A:  This time of year, many of us are asking this question after getting new electronics during the holiday season. The vast…

  • Beware: Tax season is Christmas for hackers

    PHOENIX — Q: What should I do to make sure my computer is safe to do my taxes online? A: The security industry often refers to tax season as ‘Christmas for Hackers,’ because they know…

  • Column: CES 2015 had a plethora of ‘solutions searching for a problem’

    PHOENIX — Q: What kinds of interesting things did you see at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas? A:  The world’s largest electronics trade show always has lots of interesting things to discover somewhere within…

  • 10 favorite apps to start 2015

    Q: What were your favorite applications that became available in the past year? A: In early 2014, mobile Internet usage exceeded desktop usage for the first time in history. We’re all relying on our mobile…