Retracing Old Friends
Q: I’d like to find my aged college swain customarily to contend hello. we attempted Google, though zero came up. The people finder sites scammed me out of $65. How else can we find her?
A: Your hunt for an aged familiarity comes during an engaging time; yes, billions of people are connected by amicable media, and it’s easier than ever to find long-lost acquaintances. You can try Facebook, LinkedIn, and FamilyTreeNow. Hardly anyone can exist in a first-world republic though withdrawal a digital footprint. Aliases and married names can impede easy searches, though there are several tricks we can use to lane people down. Tap or click here for 6 ways to find anyone on a internet.
Burn After Reading
Q: Is it probable to send emails that James Bond would send? we wish my messages to self-destruct. That would be awesome!
A: Mail, including email, is a humorous thing since once we dispatch it, we have no serve control over a content. There are services designed to destroy messages a impulse they’ve been opened. In theory, we shouldn’t have to worry about anyone reading supportive calm since a summary will be deleted though a trace. Granted, someone could take a screenshot of your delivery before it disappears, so keep this unaccompanied risk in mind. Otherwise, this works good for sending, say, secure passwords or records we don’t wish anyone snooping on. Tap or click here to send secure messages that “self-destruct.”
My Bloomberg TV Show
Q: we saw your uncover on Bloomberg Television. It’s customarily an hour, though your radio uncover is 3 hours. How can we watch all 3 hours?
A: My radio uncover is not a same as my radio show. While both programs are all about tech, any has opposite content. My radio uncover front on hundreds of stations opposite a country, and we can watch or listen to a uncover as it’s available in real-time or on-demand on your schedule. The easiest approach to get a podcast or watch one, two, or all 3 hours weekly is on my website. Consider fasten a Komando Community, my amicable media network that gives we rare entrance to new and archived media calm and like-minded members. It’s customarily a few dollars a month for 12 hours of peculiarity programming. Tap or click here to entrance a Komando Community.
Kick-Off Wi-Fi Mooches
Q: we consider my neighbors are regulating my wireless network. They are scum. How can we foot them off?
A: Wi-Fi blood-sucking happens all a time, customarily among people who live or work closely together, and they’re mostly too respectful to residence a emanate out loud. Meanwhile, there are lots of confidence issues that come with pity your Wi-Fi, and if your vigilance isn’t password-protected, we titillate we to change your settings immediately. But if we wish to know what “scum” is now pirating your Wi-Fi, we can use your router’s online interface to figure out accurately who has logged on. If we don’t commend one of a devices, we can simply snippet it behind to your neighbor. As for booting them off, a new tough cue should do a trick. Tap or click here to see all a inclination connected to your Wi-Fi network.
Smartphones for Emergencies
Q: My college tyro daughter has to travel in a dim from her dusk classes. She carries peppers spray. Can her phone call 911 if she gets into trouble?
A: Pepper mist is a good start, and I’m blissful she’s prepared for a earthy altercation. But she should also be means to call for assistance in a moment’s notice if (God forbid) something happens. After all, assailants tend to pierce quickly, and we customarily have a split-second to hit authorities. Several apps have been grown for a operation of emergencies, including Noonlight, that will automatically call a military if we recover your finger from a phone and don’t enter a singular PIN. Other apps can broadcast plcae information and SOS signals. Tap or click here for a list of apps to use in emergencies.
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