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What the Tech? Avoid Getting Hacked While You’re Working from Home

While you work from home, hackers are doing the same thing; targeting people who might be using their company laptop. It’s a nasty scam but is often successful. “What they do is they look for bad situations to exploit. This virus (coronavirus) is a perfect opportunity,” says retired FBI Special Agent Scott Augenbaum. “Almost everybody is home. Everybody is online…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Depop

Every day it seems there’s a new app where people can buy and sell used clothing. It’s a big business for app developers of Poshmark and TheRealReal. For some reason though, teenagers and young adults are gravitating to a relatively new (and very popular) app Depop. Depop works the same as the other apps: Sellers post photos and a description…

What the Tech? Siri Can Now Answer Coronavirus Questions

Siri can now provide information on the Coronavirus and might even be able to help you decide whether you should seek medical attention or just stay at home. Apple updated the voice assistant over the weekend to provide information from the CDC. It will also ask about any symptoms you’re experiencing and using that information, will suggest you see a…

What the Tech? Spring Cleaning Your Files

Spring is here and it’s time to look around the house and start cleaning. After you tackle the windows and baseboards turn your thoughts toward cleaning up where you live online. After months of neglect your phone and places you visit online can use some spring cleaning attention as well. Here are a few things to get you started: ●…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Upwork

Never before have so many Americans had a second job. Not the kind of second-job that you might picture, but a side-gig or side-hustle. A job where they call the shots. Many times those side-gigs turn into a full-time career. If that’s the kind of thing you’ve been dreaming of, there’s an app you should check out. Upwork is an…