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Data Doctors: Wi-Fi 6 is faster, but do you need it? Data Doctors: Wi-Fi 6 is faster, but do you need it? 09/19/2019 01:16am • Q: What is Wi-Fi 6 and do I need it? A: The use of the term ‘Wi-Fi 6’ is an attempt by the Wi-Fi Alliance, a nonprofit organization that promotes and certifies Wi-Fi technology, to simplify the alphabet soup that Wi-Fi has become. To break it down: 802.11b is Wi-Fi 1; 802.11a is Wi-Fi 2; 802 How to protect yourself from being 'phished' through Google Calendar How to protect yourself from being 'phished' through Google Calendar 09/12/2019 03:59am • Q: Should I now be concerned about using Google Calendar? A: Google’s suite of productivity tools is estimated to have over 1.5 billion users, with Gmail and Google Calendar being the most popular tools. A convenience feature within these tools was recently shown to be an effective way to trick u Data Doctors: Smart-home troubleshooting tips Data Doctors: Smart-home troubleshooting tips 09/05/2019 10:22am • Q: Is there a way for me to reboot my Wi-Fi network when I’m on vacation so I can reconnect to all of my smart home devices? The popularity of smart-home devices has put a whole new emphasis on having a solid internet connection at home. Webcams, motion-sensing lights and your perimeter monitor Data Doctors: Field testing 5G cellular networks Data Doctors: Field testing 5G cellular networks 08/29/2019 01:38am • Q: Have you been able to do any real world testing of a 5G phone yet? A: Two cellular providers have chosen my hometown of Phoenix as an early rollout location for their 5G service: Sprint and Verizon. Sprint provided me with a Samsung S10 5G and a list of 11 locations around town that offer 5G How to protect yourself from KNOB Bluetooth vulnerability How to protect yourself from KNOB Bluetooth vulnerability 08/23/2019 12:07am • Q: How dangerous is the KNOB Bluetooth vulnerability and what should I be doing to protect my phone? A: Security researchers recently discovered a way to intercept a Bluetooth connection between two devices, leading to the ability to plainly view all of the data being transmitted between the two Data Doctors: Beware of tech scams in Google search results Data Doctors: Beware of tech scams in Google search results 08/09/2019 06:05am • Q: I did a Google search for help with a software problem and got an 800 number for support that ended up being a scammer. How can I avoid scam websites in Google? A: Google’s search technology and algorithms are pretty sophisticated, but Google has an ongoing challenge with scammers who are co Data Doctors: How to keep scammers from spoofing your Facebook profile Data Doctors: How to keep scammers from spoofing your Facebook profile 08/02/2019 01:23am • Q: How can I keep scammers from sending a duplicate friend request to all my friends? A: Anyone that uses Facebook has likely received a friend request from someone that they already had a connection with. When these duplicate profiles appear, they aren’t because your account has been hacked Data Doctors: Google Chrome and what to know about browser hacking Data Doctors: Google Chrome and what to know about browser hacking 07/25/2019 01:59am • Q: When I use Google Chrome to search, I get a list of sites that have no relation to my query. When I click on one I just get another useless list. A: Google didn’t become one of the most powerful companies on the internet by providing irrelevant results to your search queries. Based on you Data Doctors: Should I be concerned about my privacy if I used FaceApp? Data Doctors: Should I be concerned about my privacy if I used FaceApp? 07/19/2019 03:34am • Q: If I have used FaceApp, should I be concerned? A: FaceApp, which allows you to use AI to age a picture of yourself among other options, has become a viral sensation that has been fueled by the #FaceAppChallenge hashtag on social media. If the app developers, Wireless Lab, were not based in Data Doctors: What's Google Lens and how does it work? Data Doctors: What's Google Lens and how does it work? 07/12/2019 12:26am • Q: What can you tell me about Google Lens and does it work as well on an iPhone? A: Google’s image recognition technology known as ‘Lens’ came to be through multiple acquisitions over many years, including one of my favorite early augmented reality text translation apps called ‘Word Lens Trying to build your business website? Here's what to know Trying to build your business website? Here's what to know 07/05/2019 10:53am • Q: I'm trying to decide which tools to use to build my business website. What's the difference between Wix, Weebly and WordPress for a novice? In the past, it was nearly impossible for someone with no coding experience to create their own website, but that’s not the case anymore. Two of the too With rise of robocalls, what's the future of caller ID? With rise of robocalls, what's the future of caller ID? 06/28/2019 12:24pm • Q: When will the new caller ID authentication program go into effect? We’re all dealing with a noticeable increase in robocalls that often use a "spoofed" caller ID in hopes that we will take the call and engage with the scammer on the other end. One of the most common spoofs is referred to What to know about the 15-inch MacBook Pro battery recall What to know about the 15-inch MacBook Pro battery recall 06/20/2019 02:28pm • Q: How can I tell if my MacBook is part of the Apple recall? Anyone that actually uses their laptop on their lap has experienced the heat that comes from the battery, especially under extended usage. If the battery gets hot enough, it can actually catch fire, which is why millions of batteries ha Column: Reviewing Yelp and other online review sites Column: Reviewing Yelp and other online review sites 06/14/2019 12:53am • Q: Why do the reviews for my business on Yelp seem to be more negative than all the other review sites? Am I imagining things? A: Online reviews can make a big difference in any business, so keeping tabs on what your customers are saying is critical. Just think about how you make decisions almos What happens to your massive music library with the end of iTunes? What happens to your massive music library with the end of iTunes? 06/06/2019 09:47am • Q: What’s going to happen to my music library when iTunes is discontinued? Apple's recent announcement that they were shutting down iTunes has understandably created anxiety in avid users, especially those who have spent years curating a large music library, with song ratings, genres and playli
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