Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fake Email’s – A Scam That Doesn’t Go Away

Since the invention of email, there have been bad guys trying to trick others into giving up personal information. The fact that in the 25+ years since the start of the internet, as we know it, the trend continues. That just means that there are

How to Opt Out Of Emergency Alerts On Your Cell Phone

More and more these days people receive alerts via their cell phones. From storm alerts to amber alerts, almost everyone has gotten at least one. The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), which is also known as the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) or Personal Localized Alerting Network

Apple Releases macOS 10.12.1 for Mac

For those of you that have Mac laptops, Apple has now released the latest update to the OS (now known as macOS).  The latest version, which is 10.12.1, is now available after going through beta testing for the past month or so.  

Bring Back IE / Change Default Browser In Windows 10

Since the release of Windows 10, most of the comments I’ve  heard are positive.  Everyone seems to like Windows 10, or at least like it more than Windows 8, however the BIG complaint that I keep getting over and over involves Internet Explorer being removed,

Adding 2 Factor Authentication – Amazon

This past week Amazon sent an email notifying some of its users that their passwords had been reset.   The company said there’s no reason to believe the Amazon accounts had been hijacked but decided to take this step of resetting passwords “out of an abundance

US DOT Bans Note 7s on Planes

In an emergency order, that was just issued, and goes into effect tomorrow Oct 15th @ 12p (ET), the US Department of Transportation has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from all airplanes going to/from the US, or traveling within the US. In the