Don’t buy a smartwatch right now!

For the first time since February 2016, Qualcomm is making a new processor chip for smartwatches. This is more technical than most of you care about, but here's why it matters: It means that even the awesome and affordable FitBit Versa that just came out (and any other smartwatch you might be thinking of buying right now) …

Don’t be a sucker

There's no shortage of people trying to separate you from your money. I received one such call this afternoon: some advertising company trying to sell expensive ad space in a publication allegedly for several local golf clubs. But a call to Sun 'N Lake Golf Club (thanks, Mike!) quickly helped me determine what I already suspected: SCAM. …

Choose wisely…

The "right computer" for you depends your specific needs. I always try to spend a few minutes with you to understand what those are before I make a recommendation. This article from Consumer Reports does a good job of explaining the sort of questions I ask, and that you should be asking yourself. "To answer …

Protect yourself

My grandmother got a call from a tech support scammer this weekend. Fortunately, my dad was there to save the day, but they had her very concerned. These people are good at what they do, and they know how to use technical jargon that you don't understand to make you believe there is a problem where …