Helping you balance your online life

76% Say Free WiFi Can Lead to Identity Theft

They're so popular, those ubiquitous mobile devices. For better or worse, we've evolved into a society that is a texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, online-banking, TMI-ing, forever-connected, 24/7-kind of world. There's positives to that, for it is a great way to stay connected with family

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How to Win Her Heart (and Look Smart)

If you really want to win her heart, fix up her computer. It's a chance to flaunt your tech savvy while showing her how much you care. Thanks to AOL, playing the PC knight in shining armor has never been easier--but we'll keep that our little secret.

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​Feb 9th- National Clean Out Your Computer Day

As spring approaches, you may already be starting the traditional spring-cleaning process of clearing out your closet, garage or attic, but what about your computer? This February 9th, 2015 is National Clean Out Your Computer Day, a day where you're encouraged to give your computer some TLC.

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The Age of Data Breaches Part 2: Shop Safe Online & Off

Help yourself avoid the stress and cost of identity theft by making smart choices when shopping online or at a store. In Part One of The Age of Data Breaches, we offered some general ways to keep your data safe on your devices. Now, we'll share some tips on how to make safe shopping decisions.

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The Age of Data Breaches- Part 1: Protect online information

Protect your information online Anthem, Home Depot, LivingSocial, Sony, Target & TJ Maxx. These prominent companies suffered major data breaches that compromised sensitive customer information. Does this news stop us from shopping and banking online? If you haven't taken the proper precautions,

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Free Your PC from Bloatware

Opening a pristine box to find a shiny new device conjures up that feeling of excitement children get opening a colorfully wrapped gift box with a new toy inside. However, it can be somewhat disheartening to find your new tablet, PC or smartphone already jam-packed with applications slowing it

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Top 12 Scams of the Holiday Season

It's that time of year again-a season filled with holiday cheer, comforting food, colorful lights, family and friends, uplifting music and online shopping scams. Wait, what?! Yes, you read it correctly; unfortunately, this season may bring with it some unwanted virtual gifts if you aren't extra

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Time to Clean the PC

If your computer is running painfully slow, that doesn't mean you have to trash it and run out for a new one. Give it a second chance! We have lots of tips to help get your older PC moving faster and more efficiently. If you try all of these and your computer is still crawling along at speeds that

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