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Tech Tip Thursday: Laptops vs. Tablets

In our recent articles, we’ve talked a lot about how to make decisions about the technology you buy. We’ve talked about how to pick a new computer, and how to pick a new phone and phone carrier. Today we’re going to talk about laptops and tablets. As tablets like Apple’s iPad or Samsung’s Galaxy Tab get better, people are starting to choose them instead of laptops. If you think a…

Tech Tip Thursday: The Best Cloud Backup Services

Anybody who’s ever suffered a data loss knows the importance of keeping your stuff backed up. In a previous post, we gave you a basic guide to keeping your computer backed up using a combination of on-site backups and cloud-based backups. Today we’re going to go a little more in-depth on the cloud backup piece of the equation. There are a lot of cloud backup services out there, so today we’re…

Tech Tip Thursday: How To Choose A New Computer

Well, the time has come: your old computer has served you well for years, but now it’s time to upgrade. Now all you have to do is pick the perfect computer for you from the literally hundreds of options out there. No big deal, right? Right? In reality, picking a new computer can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t particularly tech savvy. With that in mind, today’s post…

Tech Tip Thursday: Best Password Managers

In a previous article we talked a lot about passwords - how to create strong passwords, how to recover lost passwords, and why you should use a password manager. In today’s post, we’re going to elaborate on that last point a little bit by giving you a rundown of some of the best password management options out there. Browsers Before we get into popular third party password management options, it’s…

Password Management and Recovery

Password Management and Recovery

As more and more of our everyday life is lived online, passwords are becoming more and more important. You need a password for just about everything you do online, and a lot of things you do offline, too: social media, email, banking, shopping, logging into wifi, logging into your personal computer, logging into your work computer, and even unlocking your phone, if you’ve got a passcode lock. All these things…

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