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Kim Komando hosts the nation’s largest talk radio show about consumer electronics, computers and the Internet. Kim Komando can be reached via e-mail or at 888-825-5254

5 Facebook settings to change now

By Kim Komando
If you missed the news, Facebook was recently valued at $201.6 billion. That’s enough to slip it in at number 22 on the list of the largest companies in the world. Most of that value comes from ads, and to …

3 things that can devour your data plan

By Kim Komando
It’s OK to admit that trying to pick a cellular plan makes you nervous. There are a lot of angles to consider, and you don’t want to get it wrong. Pick a plan that’s too small and you’ll go over …

3 Netflix secrets you need to know

By Kim Komando
With over 50 million subscribers in 40 countries, Netflix is the most popular TV show and movie streaming service. During peak evening hours, the service is using up to 34 percent of America’s Internet capacity. While Netflix may seem simple …

10 awesome things you didn’t know your phone could do

By Kim Komando
You’ve had your smartphone for a while. But let’s face it: you’ve never read the manual. You take great pride in the fact you know how to use it. Then, it happens. You see someone do something extraordinary with his …

5 apps that make you say ‘wow’

By Kim Komando
If you can dream it, there is an app for that. There are approximately 1.2 million apps in the Apple store and, interestingly, just about the same number in the Google Play store that powers Android gadgets. Much like any …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

By Kim Komando
Google is so ubiquitous it’s easy to overlook some of the search giant’s coolest tools. It has many tricks and products that you don’t need to spend money on. Some of these will make your life easier and others will …

3 work at home online jobs that aren’t scams

By Kim Komando
Many people see working at home as the Holy Grail of job perks and thanks to the Internet, it’s totally possible. Whether you want a full-time job or just want to make a little extra money on the side, the …

3 things to know about Do Not Call registry

By Kim Komando
The first phone call in history happened on March 10, 1876, when Alexander Graham Bell rang up his assistant. “Mr. Watson — come here — I want to see you,” he said. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that the …

3 ways to dig up dirt on people

By Kim Komando
We all do it. You meet someone casually or professionally. After the exchange of pleasantries, you are compelled to bring out your inner Sherlock Holmes. Hopping online, you are ready to validate or discredit this person. The problem is you …

5 tips to improve battery life on your phone

By Kim Komando
Take a picture. Send a text. Play a game. Check email. Make a call. Get directions. Then, all this threatens to stop cold in an instant. A smartphone or tablet’s low battery warning is the only warning that most people …

Divorcing? 5 things to do online now

By Kim Komando
Just the other day, I saw a rant from a friend on my Facebook news feed. In seven sentences, she provided complete and painful intimate details about her marriage that ended three weeks ago because of her husband’s betrayal and …

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