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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

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 …

You can cut cable and get sports, news, shows

By Kim Komando
The Supreme Court recently dealt a huge blow to on-demand TV viewing. It ruled that a company called Aereo is breaking copyright law by retransmitting over-the-air broadcasts. If you haven’t heard of Aereo, it acts like a super digital video …

Bad tech habits and how to stop

By Kim Komando
Pocket-sized computers, worldwide communication, instant access to any factoid, and more cat videos than you can watch in a lifetime — no one predicted today’s digital life even a few decades ago. Unfortunately, these marvels have turned far too many …

Why you don’t need a computer anymore

By Kim Komando
There’s an interesting trend in the digital world that has computer-makers in a frenzy. People aren’t buying new computers. I’m not just talking about people hanging on to their machines for seven years or so. Even people who are in …

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