Tech Tips

Brought to you by Kaspersky Lab United States | Visit the website.



YouTube Changes Commenting System

Thumbnail image for YouTube Changes Commenting System by Barbara J. Feldman November 11, 2013

Announced a few months ago, but finally rolled out this week, are Google’s newest changes to the YouTube commenting system requiring all commenters to login with their Google Plus accounts. Since Google requires a real name be associated with each Google plus account, it is now harder to remain anonymous when commenting this way. This […]

0 comments Read the rest of the tip →

More Free Books for Kindle Readers!

Thumbnail image for More Free Books for Kindle Readers! by Barbara J. Feldman November 4, 2013

This week Amazon added one more perk to their Prime membership. I’ve waxed poetic about my Amazon Prime membership before, so one more perk just makes it all the sweeter (especially since this is a perk I will definitely be using.) The program, called Kindle First, gives Prime members their choice of a free Kindle […]

0 comments Read the rest of the tip →

How to Brick a Stolen Phone

Thumbnail image for How to Brick a Stolen Phone by Barbara J. Feldman October 29, 2013

brick — verb 1. to block or enclose with a wall of bricks 2. to render an electronic device useless For most smartphones, there are two possible ways to brick your phone. The first is with an app, which requires a bit of planning as the app has to installed and configured before you need […]

0 comments Read the rest of the tip →

Little Mermaid iPad App Syncs with Movie

Thumbnail image for Little Mermaid iPad App Syncs with Movie by Barbara J. Feldman October 22, 2013

“I’ve got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty, I’ve got whozits and whatzits galore,” sings Ariel in her starring role in Disney’s Little Mermaid. And now, she’s not the only one. This month Disney released an iPad app that is designed to sync with the movie in a MOVIE THEATER! Yup, kids are encouraged to bring their […]

0 comments Read the rest of the tip →

Apps for Back to High School

Thumbnail image for Apps for Back to High School by Barbara J. Feldman September 23, 2013

There are thousands of apps that can help students get through the year, and I haven’t tested most of them, so I not going to list any specific apps in this tip. But here a few categories of apps that you may not know about. Just search your app store (be it Apple or Google) […]

0 comments Read the rest of the tip →

Which is the Real Download Button?

Thumbnail image for Which is the Real Download Button? by Barbara J. Feldman September 16, 2013

Have you ever been to a download site and fallen prey to an advertising banner that said “Start Download”? Argh! I have. Click on the misleading advert instead of the bonafide download button and you’ll end up with who-knows-what, but it won’t be what you expected. Here are a few tips on how to be […]

1 comment Read the rest of the tip →