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Students Perform Better in Classrooms Without Cell Phones

As we prepare for the start of a new school year, it wouldn't be surprising if more classrooms implement a ban on mobile devices. While schools that have tried to enforce a "no electronics" policy only to have it backfire with angry parents who want their kids to have access to a phone in case of...
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"Tech Neck" Affects Women More Often Than Men

Handheld technology has us looking down a lot, but a new study reveals women suffer with more tech neck than men do. Researchers found that women are twice as likely as men to experience persistent pain in the neck and upper shoulders caused by bending or slouching into extreme positions while...
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Should You Reboot Your Router?

Last week the FBI sent out a rather strange warning for home and busineses to re-start your computer network routers after it was discoverd that foreign computer hackers had installed malware on at least half a million devices that can collect your personal data and even cause your network to run...
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Hallmark To Release 2001: A Space Odyssey Hal 9000 Computer Christmas Tree Ornament

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Hallmark is making a special Christmas tree ornament to mark the occasion. It's a miniature version of the film’s HAL 9000 computer, complete with its menacing, glowing, red eye and eerily calm voice that ended up killing most of the...
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Signs Your Device Has Been Hacked

How do you know if your accounts and devices have been hacked? It's not like they leave you a note saying your identity has been stolen. But there are some tell-tale signs you can easily identify so that you can stop the hack before it ruins your digital life! One of the biggest red flags likely to...
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Online Education Courses And Computer Programs That Are Free

There are many four letter words we can't say on the radio but there's one we can't say enough: FREE! So when we stumble upon a few web sites that off free services to better yourself and your life, we have to stop and check them out. For instance, want to increase your knowledge there is Class...
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What To Do About Meltdown and Spectre

By now you've learned that virtually every single computer you own has two major design flaws that send shivers down your spine. The two bugs were discovered by researchers from Google's Project Zero team whose job is to test security and flaws. The two issues have names. Meltdown, which breaks...
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Tools To Help You Permanently Delete Old Social Media Updates

While Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are fun ways to keep in touch with friends and family, watch cat videos and even catch up on news, more employers are doing background checks on current and future employees. So an embarrassing tweet from 2010, Facebook rant from 2014 or the drunk Instagram...
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Why You Should Shop Online Using A Private Web Browser Window

All web browsers have it. Apple's Safari calls it a "private" , Google's Chrome refers to it as "incognito." They allow you to surf the web with more privacy as websites aren't saved in the browser history and web sites cannot load tracking software, known as cookies, in your web browser. This is a...
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City Fines Walkers For Texting While Crossing The Street

Starting Wednesday (10/25/2017), walkers in Honolulu, Hawaii can be fined for walking across the street while texting, gaming or looking at your phone. The "Distracted WAlking" law is the firs of it's kind aims to curb teh highest rate of pedestrians hit by cars in the country as being distracted...
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