Searching for the perfect PC

In the not too far off distant future, you will need a new PC. We always do. Whether for looks, speed, upgrades, whatever! So what drives you in the search for the perfect PC? Is it premium design and the high-end components? Or are you a performance person where nothing but the best specs will do? Are you more into game systems and ultimate graphics? … Continue reading Searching for the perfect PC

3 steps to becoming a smarter and safer online shopper

Every day, people use data to influence their decision making — from where to go for dinner, to selecting stocks in which they should invest, to where to live. Every Google search we perform, every Yelp review read or written, each item of clothing, houseware or electronic device we put in our virtual cart, is another data point companies can use to personalize our experience … Continue reading 3 steps to becoming a smarter and safer online shopper

5 tips to keep your home secure from hackers

Times have changed. It’s no longer enough to protect your physical home, it’s also vital you stay safe from cybercrimes. It has become increasingly easier for criminals to gain access to financial accounts, email and even hack internet-connected devices in the home. The good news is that there are a handful of steps you can take to help defend your home from cyberattacks and lock … Continue reading 5 tips to keep your home secure from hackers

7 Steps to Secure Your Home While You’re on Vacation

Warmer temperatures, budding trees and blooming flowers are all lovely parts of spring, but what you really look forward to is the start of vacation planning season! Deciding where to go and what to see, making arrangements and planning your wardrobe are all exciting aspects of summer vacation planning. But before you pack up to leave on your getaway, be sure to take care of … Continue reading 7 Steps to Secure Your Home While You’re on Vacation

5 parent tips for picking the right video games

As a mom who is in the computer science fields and who tests and recommends video games for families, I am always giddy when I hear parents who want to play games with their kids, but for parents who aren’t very tech savvy, I am also aware of the seriousness of the situation. Sometimes for these kinds of parents, it’s not all fun and games … Continue reading 5 parent tips for picking the right video games