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Facebookery: Scammers Targeting Middle-Aged, Single Women

The holiday season brings friends and family together, but it also brings out the scammers. Because they know the holidays can be a lonely time for single, middle-aged women, scammers are out in force to target those women. Many women of a certain age who list their marital status on Facebook as single, divorced or […]

Turn Off iOS9’s WiFi Assist To Dramatically Cut Data Usage

Following the update to iOS9, did you notice a pretty devastating increase in data plan usage on your iPad or iPhone? You’re not the only one. In fact, so many consumers are so angry about this that a class action lawsuit is now pending against Apple because of it.   What Is WiFi Assist? This […]

Beware the Cyber PC Experts Scam

Today I’m sharing a post I found on Heidi Cullinan’s blog, which she’s invited any and all to share far and wide. In it, she shares the nightmare she, her mother and brother have endured ever since her mother tried to use hotel WiFi while traveling. From the post:   …when [my mother]…joined what she […]

New Phishing Scam Targets E-ZPass Users, Toll Road Users

Many news outlets are reporting a new email phishing scam that specifically targets toll road users, though it seems a lot like the same scam I reported on last summer. Toll road users across the country are getting bogus email notices of unpaid tolls (tap or click on image below to view an enlarged version […]

A New Kind of Fake App Review

Legitimate App Reviews Are VERY Hard To Get, But That Doesn’t Make This Sort of Thing OK As my regular readers know, in addition to being a tech blogger I’m also an Android app developer. I know from firsthand experience how difficult it is to get legitimate reviews, and I’m solicited on a weekly basis […]