Category Archives: News

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.

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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

Classic Skype Is Not Dead Yet

This post goes out to all of those “Old School” folks that use Skype, and who were dreading the impending death of Skype 7.0 (AKA Classic Skype). Per Microsoft’s previous statements, as of September 1st, everyone was going to be required to move to the

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Parents Watch Out For The Momo Challenge

Once you think you have heard of the craziest/scariest/dangerous challenge going around the internet something else even worse comes along. From the tide pod challenge, condom challenge, kiki challenge, inmyfeelings challenge, crazy, scary, and dangerous just seems to be a normal thing. The latest challenge

Gaming: Nintendo Switch Online Pre-Sale

Those with an Xbox are very familiar with Xbox Live Gold or for Playstation with the Playstation Network. It’s now time for those with an Nintendo Switch to get familiar with the Nintendo Switch Online.  The Nintendo Switch Online Network is slated to launch in