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Data Doctors: A look at some of the new Windows 11 security requirements Data Doctors: A look at some of the new Windows 11 security requirements 10/15/2021 01:20pm • Q: What are the TPM and Secure Boot that Windows 11 is requiring? A: As the buzz around Windows 11 continues to grow, Microsoft has taken steps to ensure it will be what the company calls "The Most Secure Version of Windows Ever." Internet-connected devices are in a constant battle with potent Data Doctors: Wireless earbud buying tips Data Doctors: Wireless earbud buying tips 10/08/2021 10:02am • Q: What should I look for when buying wireless earbuds? There are so many to choose from that I don’t know where to start. A: The last time I checked, there were over 90 companies that manufactured headphones and the vast majority have some form of wireless option available. This is one tech Data Doctors: When not to reply 'STOP' Data Doctors: When not to reply 'STOP' 10/01/2021 01:18am • Q: Does replying with "STOP" on unwanted text messages really work? A: If it feels like you’re getting a lot more text messages these days, both legitimate and questionable, it’s not your imagination. Every study on text messaging shows that people respond at a significantly higher rate an Data Doc: How to get started geocaching in DC area Data Doc: How to get started geocaching in DC area 09/24/2021 01:07pm • Q: I’m interested in getting into geocaching, so where should I start? A: If you love the outdoors and treasure hunting or want a high-tech way to get the kids outside, geocaching is worth checking out.  Items have been hidden around world (called caches) that can be found by following onli Data Doctors: Why 'tossing your cookies' is pointless Data Doctors: Why 'tossing your cookies' is pointless 09/10/2021 12:01pm • Q: How does a digital fingerprinting differ from a cookie? A: The notion that you could be anonymous on the Internet was an attraction in the early days, but it’s quite obvious that those days are long gone. Virtually everything you do online is tracked and added to your "dossier" primarily Data Doctors: Buying tips for USB turntables Data Doctors: Buying tips for USB turntables 09/03/2021 11:15am • Q: I’m getting back into music on vinyl, so what should I be looking for if I’m in the market for a record player that will connect to my computer? A: The revival of vinyl records has been growing in popularity for over a decade, which has prompted many companies to create new turntables that c Data Doctors: The facts on cash-back websites Data Doctors: The facts on cash-back websites 08/27/2021 02:14pm • Q: Are those cash-back websites a scam or are they safe to use? A: The internet has become such a huge way to get scammed that the adage "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" has been ingrained into our collective psyche. A good dose of skepticism will serve you well as it pertain Data Doctors: Shooting pictures in RAW format Data Doctors: Shooting pictures in RAW format 08/20/2021 12:16pm • Q: What exactly is the RAW option in my camera good for? I don’t really see any difference when I’m shooting in it. A: Unless you’re still using a really old digital camera, virtually everything that can capture images these days — including smartphones — has an option to do so in the R Data Doctors: Sniffing out evil QR codes Data Doctors: Sniffing out evil QR codes 08/13/2021 12:48pm • Q: Is there a way to tell if a QR code is safe? A: QR (Quick Response) codes are actually two-dimensional barcodes that were initially developed for the automotive industry in 1994 to expand the capabilities of standard barcodes. Although they were designed to provide a lot more detail when sc Data Doctors: Mac or Windows for college? Data Doctors: Mac or Windows for college? 08/06/2021 02:05pm • Q: Should I buy a Windows or Mac laptop for my child’s first year of college? A: It goes without saying that a computer is an essential tool for anyone going to college, but which one is best for your student will depend upon a number of variables. And which one they used at home shouldn’t be Data Doctors:  Is home 5G worth considering? Data Doctors: Is home 5G worth considering? 07/23/2021 11:58am • Q: What can you tell me about Verizon and T-Mobile’s home 5G Internet service? A: One of the more interesting things we heard when 5G service initially launched was that, in time, a ‘fixed wireless’ service might someday become an alternative to traditional cable or phone company Internet o Data Doctors: Google Photos organizing tips Data Doctors: Google Photos organizing tips 07/16/2021 03:57pm • Q: I have years of pictures and videos on Google Photos and want some advice on getting them organized. A: By default, Google Photos will display your images and videos in chronological order with the latest ones at the top, but it can do much more. Automatic categories Google has incorporated Data Doctors: Preventing website pop-up notifications Data Doctors: Preventing website pop-up notifications 07/09/2021 10:12am • Q: I’m constantly getting pop-up notifications from all kinds of websites on my computer. Does this mean that I have a virus? A: The currency of the internet is often referred to as "eyeballs" because getting the attention of the user is a key way to generate revenue. You’ve probably notic Data Doctors: The latest version of Microsoft Edge Data Doctors: The latest version of Microsoft Edge 07/02/2021 01:36am • Q: Should I consider using Microsoft Edge as my browser? A: There was a time when there wasn’t much to think about when it came to browsing the Internet. Windows users defaulted to Internet Explorer; Mac users used Safari. What was initially a simple utility became the gateway to users for t Data Doctors: Windows 11 is coming Data Doctors: Windows 11 is coming 06/24/2021 02:46pm • Q: I heard that Windows 11 is coming, but I thought Windows 10 was supposed to be the last version from Microsoft. A: It may seem like Windows 10 isn’t that old, but believe or not, it’s almost six years old. That’s one of the longest stretches that Microsoft has gone between major operatin
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