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7 Steps to Protect Your Cell Phone

7 Steps to Protect Your Cell Phone

The video below from  the Los Angeles Police Department shows an 18-year old woman walking into the lobby of her apartment building.  A man comes up from behind and tries to grab something from her hands.  He proceeds to hit her repeatedly.  He slams her to the ground and violently attacks her. What was he [...]

For all of you who have had to wrestle your iPad from your kid

For all of you who have had to wrestle your iPad from your kid

It started with a Florida family vacation. We had a three-hour flight and I wanted to find a way to amuse my 4-year old son for the plane ride.   A couple of months before the trip I got an iPad for my birthday.  So I pulled it out and downloaded a couple of movies.  On [...]

I know where you are

I know where you are

In some cases, you might unwittingly be letting others know where you live and work and your travel patterns and habits. These details can be revealed through bits of information embedded in images taken with smartphones and some digital cameras and then shared on public websites. The information, called metadata, often includes the times, dates, [...]