How to provide guests with Wi-Fi without giving them my password?
Jun03

How to provide guests with Wi-Fi without giving them my password?

“What’s the Wi-Fi password?” If you’re like us, you’ve heard this shouted throughout your house many times. It might be your kid or grandchild, or their friends. Or, worse, you might find yourself shouting it, too. It’s a hassle to remember passwords, and it’s unsettling to just hand out your password to everyone. That’s not secure, and do you really want your neighbors stealing the...

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5 Must-Have Tech Gifts Christmas 2015
Dec10

5 Must-Have Tech Gifts Christmas 2015

  Once again, this year’s hot gifts are tech gadgets. These include wearable tech, cameras for the active, virtual reality, personal assistants, smart home appliances and here is some of my Top Picks:    Amazon Echo: Amazon brings audio into the smart-home age with the $179.99 Echo speaker. The Echo connects to the Internet and taps into Amazon’s universe of services to become a personal assistant that helps you shop;...

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Netflix Hacked
Dec04

Netflix Hacked

Intrepid hackers are selling a new kind of product on the Dark Web: lifetime access to Netflix accounts and other streaming services that belong to unsuspecting paying customers. Hackers are charging less than a dollar for each Netflix account the sell, guaranteeing lifetime access, according to a McAfee Labs research report. The hackers are taking advantage of a popular Netflix feature – users can share their passwords with other...

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Vizio TV is secretly spying on you, but we’ll tell you how to stop it
Nov12

Vizio TV is secretly spying on you, but we’ll tell you how to stop it

The latest company to be caught doing it is Vizio, whose Smart TVs will quietly track the way you use the television and share that data with third parties. The data collecting feature is turned on by default, meaning the device will start collecting information about yourself the minute you set it up and start watching. Even worse, the TV associates that data with your IP address, which can also be shared with advertisers, allowing...

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Do you need IT help for your Home or Office Hire Murf The Tech Guy.
Jun16

Do you need IT help for your Home or Office Hire Murf The Tech Guy.

  We have almost 20 years in the IT field. I can help with all your IT needs. We provide in-house and on-site PC and Laptop Repair for any type of computer issues as well as networking from wired to wireless. We fix all makes and brands of computers. We are Now excited to annouce that we are making Websites from personal to business we can do it all. Need to Schedule an Onsite Repair or Onsite Consultation  Call 225-209-5409 or...

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Thync’s Mood-Altering Headset
Jun05

Thync’s Mood-Altering Headset

Thync is launching its mood-altering headset today, letting you find a state of calm or boost your energy with controls on your smartphone. As we reported back in October, the Los Gatos-based startup has raised $13 million to change your mood using electrical stimulation. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to try on the headset (or even see it) when the startup was ready to talk about its financing. That’s no longer the case. During a...

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