All posts by anovelo

Passwords – That Thing That Annoys Me

For most people, when you say anything about passwords, you basically get “Oh That Thing That Annoys Me”. Yes it does seem that everything we do these days has a password and there are too many passwords to try to remember.

Alert: Marriott Reporting Breach At Starwoods

Marriott today reported that they have become aware of a breach at their Starwoods brand that goes back to 2014. the Breach could affect up to 500 million customers who used the Starwoods reservations system. Marriott reports that they “recently discovered that an unauthorized party

Alert: Dunkin’ Donuts Data Breach

If you are a Dunkin Donuts customer, who has a DD Perks reward program account, this matters to you.  According to reports, DD Perks has suffered a breach, so depending on how much information you filled in, your data could be compromised.

Deal Alert: Xbox Live 3 Month Membership

For those with an Xbox console, or if you are looking for a gift for someone with an Xbox, Wal-Mart may have a deal for you. Wal-Mart is offering the 3 month Xbox Live Gold Membership for $12.50. That happens to be half off

How Long Have You Been On Instagram Today

Here is an interesting “Did You Know” about Instagram.  Did you know that you can track how long you have used instagram, on a daily basis, over the past 7 days? Yep, for those who may need to confirm if they are addicted to Instagram

Deal of Day: Best Buy Has 55″ 4K TV Under $250

Update: Deal has ended. For those looking to start their Black Friday / Cyber Monday early, Best Buy may have the deal for you.  As part of the Best Buy Deal of the Day, today (Sunday 11-18-18), they are offering the Insignia 55″ Smart 4K

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Alert: Changes Coming To Flickr For Free Users

Do you use the free version of Flicker?  If you answered yes, there are Changes Coming To Flickr For Free Users, and they will affect you if you have over 1000 pictures stored. If you use Flickr, you will want to read this, as you

Alert: The Death Of Skype 7 Again

So Skype was going to kill the loved version 7 until it wasn’t going to kill the loved version 7. However, now Skype is going to kill the loved version 7 again.  Makes sense right?

FYI – Presidential Alert System Test (USA)

FYI to all those in the USA with a cell phone, which basically includes the entire population over the age of 3. Presidential Alert System Test (USA) Today at approximately 2:18p  (EDT) / 11:18a (PDT) virtually all cell phones in the US will receive a