Personal Tech Tips Posts

Spring Forward with 3 Smartphone Security Do’s and Don’ts

On March 1st, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by 0 Comment

It’s nearly that time of the year again when we spring forward, reset our clocks and lose an hour of sleep. But if you’re like most people, you won’t need to reset your clock because your smartphone IS your clock, your alarm, your calendar…and much more for that matter. It’s easy to forget your smartphone..

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Smart Homes: Love at First Sight or Security Risk?

On February 2nd, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Smart Homes: Love at First Sight or Security Risk?

At first glance, the appeal of a “smart home” is obvious. The concept is to make your life easier by controlling everything within your home at the touch of a button (or app). But today, you don’t even have to control your smart home if you don’t want to – you can simply let algorithms..

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5 Tech Resolutions for 2017: Best Practices for the New Year

On January 13th, 2017, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Tech Resolutions for 2017: Best Practices for the New Year

This is the time of year when we make resolutions and sets goals for the New Year. You might want to lose weight, travel more, lower your stress, but chances are, tech resolutions don’t even make your list – but they should! Technology is advancing at a rapid rate and we understand it’s tough to..

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Online Shopping Apps: NAUGHTY or Nice?

On December 8th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Online Shopping Apps: NAUGHTY or Nice?

Well, the holiday season is in full swing. By now, you’ve probably heard Cyber Monday this year went down as the biggest online sales day in U.S. history – up 10.2% from 2015. Everyone wants a good deal and with the convenience of online shopping, you’re likely to do more shopping online this year. See..

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5 Cyber Monday Scams You Need to Know About

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Monday Scams You Need to Know About

In 2015, Cyber Monday surpassed the projected $3 billion dollar sales forecast. This year, with Cyber Monday just around the corner, you better believe cyber criminals are ready. But don’t worry, if you know what Cyber Monday scams to watch out for, you won’t fall victim to pop-up spam, social engineering scams and malvertising campaigns...

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Never Lose Your Smartphone Again with These 5 Apps

On November 3rd, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Never Lose Your Smartphone Again with These 5 Apps

If you’re like most people, your smartphone is much more than just a phone. It’s the one object you keep by your side more than any other. Your precious smartphone is next to you when you fall sleep, it’s by your side when you wake up in the morning, and your phone is at-the-ready when..

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Transform Your Home into a Horror Movie with this Augmented Reality App

On October 5th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Transform Your Home into a Horror Movie with this Augmented Reality App

This Halloween, forget haunted houses – that’s child’s play. For iPhone users, the REAL thriller this year will be in their very own home. Often described as a “new breed” of immersive entertainment, the new iPhone app “Night Terrors: The Beginning” is the equivalent of Pokémon GO for horror lovers. But while Pokémon GO is enhancing gameplay..

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Should You Worry About Cyber Security While Traveling?

On September 13th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Should You Worry About Cyber Security While Traveling?

Remember the “good ol’ days” when taking a vacation meant completely “unplugging” and just relaxing? Some might say we now live in a not-so-golden-age where we’re completely connected and accessible 24/7 thanks to mobile devices like smartphones, laptops and tablets. No matter where you are – in a theme park, on a cruise or in..

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5 Great Tips for Taking Amazing Summer Travel Photos with Your Smartphone

On July 6th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Great Tips for Taking Amazing Summer Travel Photos with Your Smartphone

Finally! Summer travel time is here. Naturally, with the rise of social sharing sites like Instagram and Facebook, you’ll want to capture memories of your trip to share with family and friends. But you don’t have to be a professional photographer or shell out hundreds of dollars on a great camera to take amazing photos...

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The Top 7 Safety Apps to Keep your Kids Safe this Summer

On June 7th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on The Top 7 Safety Apps to Keep your Kids Safe this Summer

If it’s not already here for your kids…it’s coming. School’s out for summer! Gone are the days of homework, after school activities and the mad rush of transporting your kids to and from school. The lazy days of summer are here and your kids are looking forward to long days at the beach, bike rides..

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