Increase your Windows 10 Home privacy by disabling data collection and sharing (DIY guide)

Mar 18, 2017 @ 9:58 PM ET By Ben Alonzo 0 Comments

We’ve performed a 3-month analysis of Windows 10 Home and have found numerous default settings that may compromise a user’s privacy. There are several things you must change to increase your privacy and create a higher level of security for your data, regardless of whether you have a firewall, antivirus, password, or encryption enabled. This ….read more

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Radio Shack files for bankruptcy again within 2 years: Is this it?

Mar 12, 2017 @ 1:22 PM ET By Ben Alonzo 0 Comments

We’re watching the end of a 1990s-era consumer electronics retail business model unfold. Radio Shack filed an emergency motion on March 8, 2017, its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy within 2 years. Court documents show they may potentially close all remaining retail locations. This shouldn’t be a surprise because they didn’t keep up with the pace ….read more

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The computer illiterate are getting ripped off by major computer retail stores

Dec 04, 2016 @ 2:41 AM ET By Staff 0 Comments

There was never a better time than now to know enough about computers, software, and the internet to make informed decisions. Retailers know that the technically illiterate are easy targets to charge for unnecessary repairs, installation, and software. You may end up spending thousands of dollars on computer parts or services that you absolutely don’t ….read more

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Don’t Upload Personal Info to Job Search Sites, Many Listings Aren’t Legitimate

Aug 14, 2016 @ 1:48 AM ET By Ben Alonzo 0 Comments

You might think uploading your personal information to job websites is a worthy reason to ignore your privacy, but experts say you should think again. Some of the largest and well-known job search sites have been documented collecting and selling the personal information of users. It’s also likely that thousands of companies are now using ….read more

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