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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 Data Doctors: Cable vs. DSL — which is better? Data Doctors: Cable vs. DSL — which is better? 06/18/2021 11:02am • Q: I’m moving to a new house where I can use either DSL or cable internet service, so which is better? A: Getting a solid internet connection has become a vital resource for us all, so doing your homework before you move should be on everyone’s checklist. The primary difference in these tw Data Doctors: Do I need a firewall? Data Doctors: Do I need a firewall? 06/11/2021 12:45pm • Q: What does a firewall do, and is it something I need to get? A: In the early days of the internet, we often connected through a dial-up modem or some other form of direct connection. When you connected in this way, your computer was assigned a public IP address, which meant that it was direc Data Doctors: Is Facebook eavesdropping on our conversations? Data Doctors: Is Facebook eavesdropping on our conversations? 06/04/2021 05:27am • Q: How can ads for things that I’ve only talked to others about magically show up on Facebook if they aren’t listening to my conversations? A: Taken at face value with little understanding about how targeted digital advertising has evolved, it would be easy to draw the conclusion that the Big Data Doctors: Comparing Google Assistant, Siri and Amazon Alexa Data Doctors: Comparing Google Assistant, Siri and Amazon Alexa 05/28/2021 11:26am • Q: How does Google Assistant compare to Siri when it comes to using voice commands? A: The ability to use your voice to control devices is one of the biggest arms races in the tech sector at the moment. Voice recognition technology has come a long way from the early Bell Labs research in the 1 Data Doctors: Is someone spying on my iPhone? Data Doctors: Is someone spying on my iPhone? 05/21/2021 01:23pm • Q: Is there a way to tell if someone has hacked my iPhone and is spying on me? A: Apple has always been focused on making the iPhone as secure as possible. With the release of iOS 14, the options for controlling and monitoring what’s happening with your phone have dramatically improved. Des Data Doctors: How to use Google Trends Data Doctors: How to use Google Trends 05/14/2021 01:38am • Q: I’ve been told several times that Google Trends is a great business tool — can you elaborate? A: Google is by far the most used search engine with well over 90% of global search traffic and over 3.5 billion searches processed every day. Each search is executed based on the words entered Data Doctors: Tips for better Wi-Fi calling Data Doctors: Tips for better Wi-Fi calling 05/07/2021 01:12pm • Q: I’m having lots of issues when I try to use Wi-Fi calling on my iPhone. Is there something that I can do? A: Wi-Fi calling is a feature that has become a standard option with all of the carriers and works on any relatively current handset. There are some excellent uses for Wi-Fi calling, es Data Doctors: Password protecting emailed documents Data Doctors: Password protecting emailed documents 04/23/2021 01:05pm • Q: What’s the best way to protect documents with sensitive information that I have to send via email? A: There was a time when the fax machine was a simple way to transmit sensitive information from one party to another with very little risk beyond sending it to the wrong number. These days, Data Doctors: Have an old smartphone? Here are options for what to do with it Data Doctors: Have an old smartphone? Here are options for what to do with it 04/16/2021 06:53am • Q: I have a drawer full of old smartphones and don’t know what I should do with them. Any suggestions? A: This has become a very common scenario for most households and even more so if there are lots of people in your family. Unless you sell it outright, you basically have four choices to ch Data Doctors: Common password protection concerns Data Doctors: Common password protection concerns 04/09/2021 01:39pm • Q: If someone "acquires" the master password for my password manager program, then they have access to all my accounts. How's this different than a single password for all accounts? This is a common and legitimate question that often keeps non-technical users from incorporating a password manager
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