Syndicated columnist and author Reid Goldsborough
tells you how to get the most out of your computers, digital cameras and other
devices each time you boot up with his technology information and easy
Tech Tactics - Choosing Passwords That Really Protect You
By Reid Goldsborough - October 14, 2014
The recent hacking of celebrity photos has drawn increased attention to the importance of online passwords and how many people don't approach them seriously. Use these tips to protect your accounts.
Tech Tactics - 5 Tips for Being Considerate in Wi-Fi Hotspots
By Reid Goldsborough - July 17, 2014
Using Wi-Fi in public is a lot like using a cellphone in public. There are do's and don'ts if you don't want to avoid getting stares, mumbled about, or yelled at. So whether you're in a coffee shop, a bookstore, a library, or an airport lounge, try to adhere to some basic common courtesies.
Tech Tactics - Decoding Tech Terms
By Reid Goldsborough - May 15, 2014
Buzzwords, acronyms, and abbreviations can helpfully condense complicated concepts into shorthand words and phrases, saving time, but not everyone understands tech talk.
Tech Tactics - Dealing With the Heartbleed Bug
Reid Goldsborough - April 14, 2014
Heartbleed bug is a defect in a Web infrastructure program that can make it
easier for bad guys to steal your logins and passwords — and perhaps even your
credit card or banking account information — at many websites.
Tech Tactics - Increase Your PC Productivity With Shortcut Keys
By Reid Goldsborough - February 18, 2014
There’s a good chance you’re not using your keyboard as
productively as you could. Keeping your hands on the keyboard lets you do
things faster than lifting one to push your mouse, swipe your touchpad, or
press your touchscreen. Here are some interesting keyboard shortcut
combinations you might not know.