Introducing The Verizon 5G Experience

Sacramento just leveled up its cellular data service in a big way. Partnering with Verizon, Sacramento is in the process of launching Verizon 5G service across the whole city!! Skeptical that the above statement warrants double exclamation points? That’s totally fair enough, but allow us to take a step back and walk you through why […]

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5 Ways to Improve the WiFi in Your Home

When WiFi works, it’s quasi-miraculous. You just connect the Internetty box to the WiFi makery thing and bam! Your home is magically surrounded in a glorious bubble of data goodness.  This is when it works. When WiFi goes bad though, fixing it can seem only slightly less challenging than slapping lycra trousers on a chicken. […]

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How to Use Public WiFi Safely

I recently read an article titled “Why you should never EVER connect to public WiFi,” but come on, really? I mean, we all know there are risks to accessing your data while connected to an unsecured community network, but free WiFi is everywhere these days – from the airport to the library and even McDonald’s […]

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Robocalls: Why You Can Win the Battle but Not the War

We’ve all experienced it. You’re out there innocently living your life when the phone rings. There’s a moment’s silence before a halting robot voice implores you not to hang up—that it has a vitally important message you urgently need to hear. These scam RoboCalls are one of the most annoying downsides of constantly having a […]

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4 Ways to Clean Up your Twitter History

Love it or hate it, Twitter is a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s a constant stream of ideas, opinions, and impressions, each tweet vying for 15 seconds of fame. It’s easy to forget this, but Twitter is also a persistent record. Something said six weeks ago, six months ago, six years […]

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The Windows 10 Update Disaster And What You Should Do About It

Computing is getting faster and I’m not just talking about the processors and graphics cards churning away in your computer’s innards. I’m also talking about the pace at which operating systems are evolving. Operating systems are constantly updated, not just to stay ahead of a steady barrage of security issues, but also to maintain a […]

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Encourage your Young Photographer without Breaking the Bank

    Photography is a wonderful hobby, and it needn’t be just for the adults! Our 6-year-old is obsessed with taking photos and videos. She’ll fill up the memory of every photo-capturing device in our home if we give her half a chance.   The challenge is that photography can be pretty expensive, especially if […]

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The Latest Screen Time Studies Might Change Your Parenting Choices

    How much screen time we give our kids has become a hotly contested topic in recent years. In this article, we’ll walk you through some new studies which give some interesting insights into the impact of screen time on kids’ development. We’ll also look at what the research has to say about how […]

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What Should You Pay for on a New PC?

Let’s be honest here. Buying a new PC is exciting. Absolutely, it’s a decision best made with a good dollop of sensibleness. At the same time though, there’s just so much cool, flashy stuff to choose from.   In this article, we’ll help you traverse the delicate line between sensible purchasing sensibilities and full-throttled techno-bedazzlement. […]

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6 Apps That Pay You Back

    For the shopper-types, there are a bunch of apps designed to “pay you back” for money you’re already spending or about to spend. We all know retailers want to get you in the door so you’ll buy in their store. Well, if you were already going to buy something anyway, might as well […]

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