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Get The Moments App Or Facebook Will Delete Synced Photos

Users of the Facebook mobile app who’ve enabled photo syncing in the app—and given how many users of the app don’t even know about this feature, it seems to be enabled in the app by default—are now at risk of losing all those auto-synced photos unless they download Facebook’s new “Moments” app.     From […]

Simple Utility To Keep Microsoft From Sneaking Windows 10 Onto Your Machine

By now, anyone running Windows 7 or 8.1 has been variously asked, urged, begged, or forced to upgrade to Windows 10. This week Microsoft made it MUCH harder for those of us who want to keep using our current version of Windows to avoid the update: now, Microsoft is straight-up TRICKING Win 7 and 8.1 […]

Stop Robocalls With The Free, FTC-Approved Nomorobo Service

Consumers hate robocalls and junk phone from telemarketers, and during election season the problem only gets worse.     Nomorobo: Winner Of The FTC Robocall Challenge The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) put out a call for solutions to the robocall/telemarketer problem, and Nomorobo answered the challenge with a FREE service for consumers that’s supported by […]

Site To Check If Your Account Was Exposed In A Data Breach

Seems hardly a day goes by without news of some horrifying new data breach, and consumers generally feel powerless to do anything but change their passwords. But now, thanks to Microsoft Regional Director Troy Hunt, there’s a free site you can use to search the giant collections of compromised accounts to see if yours is […]

Wrap Your E-Z Pass In Foil Before Returning It

People who use those automatic toll road payment gizmos: today’s post is for you.     An exposé carried out by the news team at WIVB4 in New York revealed that when consumers mail their E-Z Passes back for a replacement, update or for any other reason, the E-Z Pass continues to log toll roads […]