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It may (really) be time time to use two-factor authentication

Think for a second all the devices you have connected to the Internet. There’s probably more than you think. And you may have started using more complex passwords as you get older and wiser (note: If you’re not, seriously. Get with the times. You’re going to get hacked). But you’re likely NOT using 2FA. It may really be time to use two-factor authentication. I know...

The one problem with YouTube TV

I’ve had YouTube TV for a few months now. I absolutely love it. Not only is it a great service with plenty of options, there are no cords, no boxes, no high cable bills and no hassle. But it doesn’t mean there are no problems. In fact, there’s really only one problem with YouTube TV I’ve experienced. This problem isn’t even YouTube TV’s fault. It falls on...

This robot will save you when you run out of toilet paper

We’ve all been there. No toilet paper to be found. Admit it. You’ve lived it. So what is a guy or gal to do? I don’t want to know your personal stories and solutions, but alas, technology has come through in the clutch again. Introducing the robot that will save you from this helpless feeling… it’s name is Rollbot. Rollbot is a a self-balancing robot that connects to...

Make a MacOS Sierra boot drive

Note: This post is part of the the series: Reformat Macbook Pro to make brand new. You can always refer back to the table of contents to follow the entire process. This post is in addition to the original instructions with the release of MacOS Sierra. This post will teach you how to make a MacOS Sierra boot drive. In our last chapter, we learned how to backup your Macbook Pro with Time Machine in...

Reinstall Sierra on Macbook Pro

Note: This post is part of the the series: Reformat Macbook Pro to make brand new. You can always refer back to the table of contents to follow the entire process. This is the part where you reinstall Sierra on Macbook Pro.  [su_note note_color=”#fefebb”]Note: If you simply just want to upgrade from OSX Yosemite to MacOS Sierra without reformatting your computer (just a simple...

Famous tax quotes for this Tax Day

Happy Tax Day. Is it though? Happy? Well, we hope so for your sake and that you’ve planned accordingly and that your taxes are paid and you don’t have to worry about it anymore (for last year). It’s not always the case for taxpayers. It’s a bit unnerving to look at a paystub and see how much money you’ve earned that WON’T be going into your pocket. However...

Sirius XM phone number spoofing?

I was perusing the aisles of our local grocery store the other night and it was getting late. It was almost ten o’clock…closing time, so I needed to hurry. Somewhere between the olives and the tomato paste I got the call from someone in my home town of Scandia, Minnesota. The number on the screen: (651) 433-6650. Surprised, I quickly answered. “Hello???” I asked...

Reinstall Yosemite on MacBook Pro

Note: This post is part of the the series: Reformat Macbook Pro to make brand new. You can always refer back to the table of contents to follow the entire process. [su_note note_color=”#fefebb”]Note: If you simply just want to upgrade from OSX Mavericks to OSX Yosemite without reformatting your computer (just a simple upgrade), you can find easy instructions here. [/su_note]...

Josh Benson

Josh Benson writes about the web, social media, entrepreneurship, television news and life in general. He covers the days news as a news anchor for WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida. He's also a web designer/developer. He lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife Tara and two daughters Bella and Brooklyn.

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