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Data Doctors: Tips on how to use video conference services like Zoom safely Data Doctors: Tips on how to use video conference services like Zoom safely 04/03/2020 04:53am • Q: Is it safe to use Zoom for my videoconferences or should I consider something else? A: With most of the country under a "stay at home" order, the use of video conferencing has skyrocketed. Zoom’s user numbers reportedly went from around 10 million daily users in December to more than 200 Data Doctors: Work from home job opportunities Data Doctors: Work from home job opportunities 03/28/2020 11:08am • Q: I’m trying to generate whatever income I can while I’m stuck at home, but I know there are a lot of scams out there. What can I do to find legit ways to make some money? A: Work from home scams were pretty common well before the coronavirus pandemic hit the world’s economies and you can Data Doctors: With so many working from home, are free remote access tools safe to use? Data Doctors: With so many working from home, are free remote access tools safe to use? 03/20/2020 03:24pm • Q: We are a really small business and need to work from home. Are the free remote access tools safe to use? A: As more people transition to a work-from-home status because of the coronavirus outbreak, many small businesses are trying to figure out the most efficient way of connecting to the offic Data Doctors: Working remotely? Here are some best practices Data Doctors: Working remotely? Here are some best practices 03/13/2020 01:30pm • Q: I’m new to working remotely — any dos and don'ts that I should be aware of? The ability to work remotely has become easier and more efficient than ever, but there are some very important things to consider: What you’re using as your remote computer, where you're connecting from and the s Data Doctors: Does dark mode save battery life? Data Doctors: Does dark mode save battery life? 03/06/2020 08:27am • Q: I was told that using dark mode on my laptop and smartphone will save battery life. Is this true? With all of the time we spend staring at digital displays throughout the day, it’s likely that you’re experiencing eye strain, blurred vision, dry eyes and maybe even headaches. Dark mode i Data Doctors: Is my device infected by the new Wi-Fi bug? Data Doctors: Is my device infected by the new Wi-Fi bug? 02/28/2020 05:48pm • [caption id="attachment_13241931" align="aligncenter" width="2000"] (Getty Images/iStockphoto/Grassetto)[/caption] A recent discovery by security researchers at ESET exposed a very serious bug in what is one of the most commonly used Wi-Fi security protocols: WPA2 — Personal and Enterprise. Data Doctors: Is the Brave browser safe to use? Data Doctors: Is the Brave browser safe to use? 02/14/2020 01:24pm • [caption id="attachment_20742694" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The private web browser Brave. (Photo Illustration by Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)[/caption] If you’re like most users, you spend more time using a browser than any other program on your computer or sma Data Doctors: How much data is needed for streaming? Data Doctors: How much data is needed for streaming? 02/07/2020 11:48am • [caption id="attachment_19936273" align="aligncenter" width="2000"] If you're planning to stream high quality video or audio, you'll always be better off using an Ethernet cable instead of a wireless connection.[/caption] Q: How fast should my internet connection be for streaming TV services? Data Doctors: 4 reasons to avoid all-in-one PCs Data Doctors: 4 reasons to avoid all-in-one PCs 01/31/2020 10:37am • Q: I’ve been thinking about buying an all-in-one Windows computer. What should I know? The success of Apple’s iMac computers, which incorporate all of the computer-processing components inside of the display, has led to a large number of Windows-based copycats. While this form factor is attra Data Doctors: How to screen record on iPhone, Android Data Doctors: How to screen record on iPhone, Android 01/16/2020 11:47pm • Question: My friend’s iPhone has a built-in screen recording option; is there a similar option for Android smartphones? Answer: The desire to record what’s on your smartphone’s screen has largely been driven by gamers that wanted to share their sessions online, but there are uses for this g Data Doctors: Shopping around for 5G networks Data Doctors: Shopping around for 5G networks 01/10/2020 12:02am • [caption id="attachment_20613603" align="alignnone" width="2308"] 5G is going to be one of the biggest stories of 2020 as each of the major wireless carriers continues their network rollout. (GettyImages/ThinkStock)[/caption] Q: What’s the difference in the 5G being offered by the various cellu How will gadgets change our lives in 2020 and beyond? How will gadgets change our lives in 2020 and beyond? 01/01/2020 07:39am • It is hard to believe the first iPad was released 10 years ago. On the first day of 2020, Data Doctors' Ken Colburn says quickly-evolving personal technology will change our lives in the next decade in ways we can't imagine. "Starting with 5G [fifth-generation wireless technology] and the wireles Data Doctors: Have a smart home device? What to know Data Doctors: Have a smart home device? What to know 12/27/2019 01:17pm • [caption id="attachment_20429397" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] FILE - In this July 16, 2019, file photo, Ernie Field pushes the doorbell on his Ring doorbell camera at his home in Wolcott, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)[/caption] Q: What’s the best way to create a separate network for Data Doctors: Instagram backup and security tips Data Doctors: Instagram backup and security tips 12/20/2019 01:13pm • Q: Is there a way to backup my Instagram account that I use for my business just in case something happens? A: Instagram's popularity has grown to the point that cyberthieves are increasingly focused on compromising accounts in order to take them over and demand a ransom. If you don’t pay up Data Doctors: Demystifying new TV jargon Data Doctors: Demystifying new TV jargon 12/13/2019 01:34pm • Q: Can you help me understand what to look for when buying a new TV? The technology that’s currently available in TVs is incredible, but what used to be a fairly straightforward process has become a minefield of technical jargon and acronyms. The good news is that once you understand a few o
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