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Could Your Electronics Explode?

It’s not just Galaxy 7 batteries that are exploding. Earlier this year a California teen was charging his Dell Laptop on his couch when it exploded and then caught fire! Are your devices at risk? Well the bad news is… yes! But the good news is you can do a lot to reduce the risks! […]

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Nerds on the Radio: Dark Web and Online Security

Ryan and Andrea stopped by KQMS in Redding, CA to talk about the Dark Web. They covered how to get on the Dark Web, what’s for sale there and how to protect yourself from hackers. Hint: it’s the same advice we always give, Use Webroot, update your operating systems and use unique username and passwords […]

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Hands On With The Nintendo Switch

One of the most anticipated consoles in recent history, the hybrid handheld/console Nintendo Switch was released on Friday March 3rd at midnight. This is the follow up to their unsuccessful Wii U console. There has been a lot of hype around this, so we spent some time with it and have some insights for you […]

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Filter Politics from Your Facebook Feed

Believe it or not, Facebook was once a place where you could connect with family and friends living all around the world and receive updates on their day-to-day lives? You could see how their kids were doing in school and read about how much fun they had on their recent vacation. We shared goofy pics […]

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Easy DIY Computer Upgrades

These days, everything about computers is getting smaller, lighter and more portable. People are migrating from desktops to laptops, laptops to tablets, and tablets to smartphones. But before you ditch that tower in favor of some feather light replacement, take a moment to consider some of the advantages of a traditional desktop and consider implementing […]

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Apps to Make Saving Money Simple

We all know we should be putting money aside for emergencies, retirement and your next vacation, but saving money when you don’t have a lot to spare is daunting. So let’s discuss new apps that make saving money painless. First of all, we should talk about incremental “micro-savings”. Instead of having to fit a $50 […]

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Are Your Smart Devices Spying On You?

Earlier this month, Vizio agreed to pay $2.2 million in penalties to settle a lawsuit brought by the FTC for tracking its customer’s viewing habits without their consent. Are you concerned that your Smart TV is keeping tabs on you? What was Vizio doing that got it in hot water with the FTC? They were […]

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Making Your Home Smarter

Are you ready to make your home smarter? We have some tips for getting started with smart home gadgets. Let’s break it down into three main areas of interest in the world of smart homes. Decide on your personal assistant platform Your choice? – Google Home or Amazon Echo We like the Amazon Echo and […]

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Find Your Valentine On Tinder

With 50 million active users, Tinder is one of the most popular online dating apps. If you’re thinking of “swiping right” this Valentine’s Day, we are here with tips for finding a date on Tinder. The online dating world has previously dominated by sites like and eHarmony. But today’s young singles are flocking to […]

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Rideshare Rundown: Uber vs. Lyft

Digital car insurance company The Zebra spent a month ridesharing to compare Uber and Lyft. What they found might surprise you. We were inspired by this research, so here we are with a rideshare rundown – should you Uber or Lyft your next ride? The Zebra spent a month ridesharing to compare Uber and Lyft, […]

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