How to Speed Up Your Internet Connection

Internet connections could always be faster. Whether your downloads are crawling, streaming feels like a slideshow, or you just want to maximize your speeds, here’s how you can accelerate that connect...Read More

Why Am I Getting Spam From My Own Email Address?

Have you ever opened an email only to find it’s spam or blackmail that seemed to come from your own email address? You’re not alone. Faking email addresses is called spoofing and, unfortunately, there...Read More

Don’t Worry: Wi-Fi Isn’t Dangerous

There are a staggering number of articles on the Internet trumpeting the dangers of “Wi-Fi radiation” and how risky it is to your health. Don’t worry: it’s a bunch of nonsense. If you don’t want to re...Read More

Are IR Scanners in Phones Bad for Your Eyes?

New Apple and Samsung phones use infrared light to verify your identity. It’s like a hands-free version of the fingerprint scanner. But can the infrared lights used for Face ID and Iris Scanner hurt y...Read More

What Is a Deepfake, and Should I Be Concerned?

We tend to trust the content of video and audio recordings. But with AI, anyone’s face or voice can be recreated with pin-point accuracy. The product is a deepfake, an impersonation that can be used f...Read More

How Does Facial Recognition Work?

Most people are comfortable with facial recognition for its use in Instagram filters and Face ID. But this relatively new technology can feel a little creepy. Your face is like a fingerprint, and the ...Read More

How to Wirelessly Transfer Android Files to a Linux Desktop

Do you have an Android phone and a Linux desktop? You can transfer files wirelessly, send texts from your PC, and control your phone from your computer. It’s like Windows 10’s Your Phone app for Linux...Read More

Windows 10’s Linux Kernel Is Now Available

Microsoft just released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build featuring the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. WSL 2 includes a real Linux kernel that lets you run more Linux software on Windows and with...Read More

The Cheapest Way to Stream TV: Rotate Your Subscriptions

Ever since the dawn of cable bundles, all we viewers have ever wanted is to pay for just the shows that we want to watch. Now that everyone and their parent company has a streaming subscription, ...Read More