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What the Tech? How to Spring Clean Your Devices

You’ve no doubt heard something like, your smartphone has 10-times more germs than a public toilet. Thankfully smartphones aren’t as difficult to clean and disinfect as they used to be. Apple and Samsung now both say you can clean them safely, using an everyday cleaner like a Clorox wipe. A micro-fiber cloth is a dirty smartphone’s best friend. According to…

What the Tech? How to Spring Clean Your Desktop

Cleaning up the desktop can mean two things. The actual desk where you work, and the desktop on your computer screen. If a cluttered desktop gives you anxiety, this spring cleaning can make you more productive. Over time, adding new software, downloading images and programs and photos, it’s common for a desktop to look waaaaay too busy. Start your digital…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Uptime

Who doesn’t want to become a little smarter? If raising your IQ isn’t enough just being able to start a conversation with someone should be a good reason. But who has time to read or watch a 2-hour documentary or take an online course? The app “Uptime” is a solution. Uptime provides bite-size ideas and thoughts from some of the…

What the Tech? Your Facebook Information May Be Posted on a Hacker Forum

A 2+-year-old data breach of Facebook information is back in the news and in terms of data breaches, this one is pretty bad. The Facebook information was taken by hackers two years ago and includes phone numbers, names, birthdates, gender, Facebook ID, and location of over 32 million Facebook users in the United States alone. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s information…

What the Tech? Buying and Selling NFT Art

Remember those days in school where you couldn’t understand what the professor was talking about? I recalled those classes when I tried to buy an NFT for a work of art. I was told, .this is going to be confusing. “This is still very new technology, so there is a learning curve,” says digital artist @Bigcomicart, who’s been working in…